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1. Dennis Hopper Dennis Hopper Actor, Speed Multi-talented and unconventional actor/director regarded by many as one of the true "enfant terribles" of Hollywood who has led an amazing cinematic career for more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was born on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas. The young Hopper expressed interest in acting from a young age and first appeared in a slew of 1950s television series...
2. John Barrymore John Barrymore Actor, Grand Hotel American stage and screen actor whose rise to superstardom and subsequent decline is one of the legendary tragedies of Hollywood. A member of the most famous generation of the most famous theatrical family in America, he was also its most acclaimed star. His father was Maurice Blyth (or Blythe; family spellings vary)...
3. Mary Pickford Mary Pickford Actress, Coquette Mary Pickford began in the theater at age seven. Then known as "Baby Gladys Smith", she toured with her family in a number of theater companies. In 1907, she adopted a family name Pickford and joined the David Belasco troupe, appearing in the long-running The Warrens of Virginia". She began in films in 1909 with the 'American Mutoscope & Biograph [us]'...
4. Romy Schneider Romy Schneider Actress, Sissi Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi. Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation in Christine...
5. Harvey Korman Harvey Korman Actor, Blazing Saddles Lanky, popular TV comedy veteran with a flair for broad comic characterizations, who shone for a decade as leading man and second banana par excellence on The Carol Burnett Show but failed to find much success in his own projects. A persistent TV presence since the early 1960s, Korman's first big break was a stint as a featured performer on The Danny Kaye Show...
6. Dame May Whitty Dame May Whitty Actress, The Lady Vanishes Born Mary Whitty on June 19, 1865 to a Liverpool newspaper editor and his wife, she became known as May Whitty to the world. She first stepped on the London stage in 1882. She worked as an understudy at the St. James Theatre, and then, began playing leading roles when she joined a traveling stock company...
7. James Whale James Whale Director, Frankenstein James Whale, who grew up poor in an English mining town, learned to put on plays in a World War I German POW camp. Postwar theatre work took him to the London stage, then Broadway, then a contract with Paramount, as dialog director for Howard Hughes' Hell's Angels. He began his contribution to the horror film genre with his move to Universal...
8. Fanny Brice Fanny Brice Actress, The Great Ziegfeld Fanny Brice was a popular and influential American comedienne, singer, theatre and film actress, who made many stage, radio and film appearances but is best remembered as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series, The Baby Snooks Show. Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl...
9. Jeff Buckley Jeff Buckley Soundtrack, Vanilla Sky
10. Coral Browne Coral Browne Actress, Auntie Mame Australian actress who worked primarily in Britain and specialized in superior, upper-crust sorts. Browne began her stage career in Melbourne but moved to England at the age of 21 and quickly brightened the West End with her sharp delivery and stylish sense of comedy. Her film appearances were sporadic...
11. Kaneto Shindô Kaneto Shindô Writer, Hachi: A Dog's Tale
12. Georg Wilhelm Pabst Georg Wilhelm Pabst Director, Pandora's Box Georg Wilhelm Pabst is considered by many to be the greatest director of German cinema, in his era. He was especially appreciated by actors and actresses for the humane way in which he treated them. This was in contrast to some of his contemporaries, such as Arnold Fanck, who have been characterized as martinets.
13. Jeannie Millar Jeannie Millar Actress, The Key to Sex
14. Prithviraj Kapoor Prithviraj Kapoor Actor, Mughal-E-Azam
15. Jeremy Sinden Jeremy Sinden Actor, Star Wars
16. Norman 'Chubby' Chaney Norman 'Chubby' Chaney Actor, Shivering Shakespeare
17. P. Ramlee P. Ramlee Actor, Ali Baba bujang lapok Malaysia's most beloved and versatile entertainer received his early education in Sekolah Melayu Kampung Jawa and then the Francis Light School. During the Japanese Occupation he worked in a tin factory and attended a school set up by the Japanese navy, where he learned Japanese songs. In 1945 he entered a singing contest organised by Penang Radio for North Malaya...
18. Sheree Winton Sheree Winton Actress, First Man Into Space
19. Anthony Spinelli Anthony Spinelli Director, Talk Dirty to Me Anthony Spinelli was one of the major directors of pornographic films during the "Golden Age of Porn" (circa 1970-1984). Spinelli was born on February 21, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio as Samuel Weinstein, the younger brother of character actor Jack Weston. He sired porn director Mitch Spinelli. From 1949 through 1970...
20. Tamara Toumanova Tamara Toumanova Actress, Torn Curtain Known as "The Black Pearl of the Russian Ballet," she was born on a train while her mother was fleeing Russia in search of her husband. They lived in refugee camps in Russia, Shanghai and Cairo before settling in Paris. Toumanova studied ballet in Paris in 1924 and became a professional ballerina. She...
21. George Fenneman George Fenneman Actor, Marge on the Lam
22. Georg Fenady Georg Fenady Director, Arnold
23. Seton I. Miller Seton I. Miller Writer, Scarface Seton I. Miller was one of Hollywood's most accomplished writers of action and adventure films in the 1930's and 40's. A graduate of Yale University, he initially entered the film industry with MGM as an actor and 'technical advisor' on Brown of Harvard, a collegiate romance first filmed at Essanay in 1917...
24. Zebedy Colt Zebedy Colt Actor, The Devil Inside Her California native Edward Earle Marsh (b. 1929) began his wild and fascinating showbiz career in childhood, acting occasionally for projects in Hollywood. His slant toward a less mainstream brand of performing began to manifest during the 1960s when he was involved in a number of outrageous, high-camp stage projects at supper clubs...
25. Barry Goldwater Barry Goldwater Self, Episode dated 5 December 1966
26. Pippa Steel Pippa Steel Actress, The Vampire Lovers
27. Vladimír Mensík Vladimír Mensík Actor, Loves of a Blonde
28. Charla Doherty Charla Doherty Actress, In the Year 2889
29. Dick Beals Dick Beals Actor, Superdoo! Dick Beals provided the voice for the commercial character Speedy Alka-Seltzer and originated the voice of Gumby and the first Davey from the TV series "Davey and Goliath," As a child, he was too small to play sports so started cheerleading for his local high school at age 7. At Michigan State, he was a member of the cheerleading squad and earned his bachelor's degree in 1949...
30. Thor Modéen Thor Modéen Actor, Pensionat Paradiset Thor Modéen is the great Swedish comedian of the 1930s and 1940s, both in the movies and at the theatre. His presence in a movie usually meant that it was rescued from disaster at the box-offices, even if he only appeared in a small role. He usually played cigar-smoking wholesalers, carefree recruits or policemen...
31. Bill Beyers Bill Beyers Actor, A Fashionable Way to Die
32. Carlos Martínez Baena Carlos Martínez Baena Actor, El Carlos Martinez Baena was a character actor, who was born in Spain. At an early age he moved with his family to Mexico where he became a journalist. By 1920 he decided to become an actor while he was living in Argentina, and shortly afterward moved to Spain where he worked as a stage actor, eventually ppearing in films in Argentina...
33. Luciano Rossi Luciano Rossi Actor, They Call Me Trinity Short and hunchbacked, but lively character actor Luciano Rossi first appeared in small background roles in a number of Spaghetti Westerns in the late 60s. He went on to appear in several films, almost exclusively as a small-time criminal (a bandit in the many Spaghetti Westerns he was in, and then a thug in his many crime films in the 70s)...
34. Jack Rosenthal Jack Rosenthal Writer, Yentl
35. Inge Landgut Inge Landgut Actress, M
36. William S. Gilbert William S. Gilbert Writer, The Pirate Movie William Schwenck Gilbert was born in London on November 18, 1836, to William Gilbert, a retired naval surgeon, and his wife Anne. The Gilberts would add three younger girls to the brood: Jane, Maud and Florence. His parents were cold and distant, with prickly characters. Stern and unyielding, they did not show affection for their son...
37. Mette Lange-Nielsen Mette Lange-Nielsen Actress, Broder Gabrielsen
38. Jennings Lang Jennings Lang Producer, High Plains Drifter Originally a lawyer from New York City, Jennings Lang came to Hollywood in 1938 and set up an office as a talent agent. In 1940, he joined the Jaffe agency and, within a few years, became the company's president and one of Hollywood's leading agents. He joined MCA in 1950 and, two years later, became vice president of MCA TV Ltd...
39. Oscar Brown Jr. Oscar Brown Jr. Soundtrack, Priceless
40. Kurt Großkurth Kurt Großkurth Actor, Ludwig
41. Basil Langton Basil Langton Actor, General Hospital
42. Hilda Barry Hilda Barry Actress, Poor Cow
43. Aubrey Richards Aubrey Richards Actor, The Ipcress File
44. Sy Bartlett Sy Bartlett Writer, Twelve O'Clock High
45. Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart Actor, Flying Tigers
46. Norman Kaye Norman Kaye Actor, Moulin Rouge!
47. John Howland Wood John Howland Wood Uncategorised
48. Masumi Okada Masumi Okada Actor, Izo Masumi Okada was an eminent and popular Tokyo-based professional actor, singer, stand-up comedian, emcee, host-presenter and film producer. Also known by his nickname, "Fanfan", he was born in Nice, France, to a Japanese father who was an artist, and a Danish mother, Ingeborg. Masumi Okada was the younger of two sons; his older brother...
49. Doc Watson Doc Watson Soundtrack, The Guilt Trip
50. Richard Macdonald Richard Macdonald Production Designer, Coming to America
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