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1. Ann B. Davis Ann B. Davis Actress, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Ann B. Davis made her debut in show business at age 6 earning $2.00 in a puppet show. At the University of Michigan, Anne planned to study medicine but got the acting bug from her brother who was the lead dancer in the national company of "Oklahoma" for over a year. Anne then spent six years in little theaters...
2. Leslie Howard Leslie Howard Actor, Gone with the Wind Leslie Howard Stainer was born in London, to Lilian (Blumberg) and Ferdinand "Frank" Steiner. His father was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and his English mother was of German Jewish, and mostly English, descent. Leslie went to Dulwich College. After school, he worked as a bank clerk until the outbreak of World War I...
3. Michael Fox Michael Fox Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Michael Fox first "trod the boards" in grade school plays in his hometown of Yonkers, New York. After toying with the idea of becoming a history teacher, Fox did "something as foreign to my nature as one could think of", becoming a "boomer" (a migratory railroad worker) and taking jobs as a brakeman with various lines...
4. Richard Greene Richard Greene Actor, The Little Princess Before achieving his greatest fame in the 1950s as television's "Robin Hood", handsome Richard Greene had a significant if largely unremarkable film career, turning in several skillful leading man performances in the late 1930s before becoming type-cast in routine costume adventures. Like his friendly rival...
5. Ted Manson Ted Manson Actor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
6. George Martin George Martin Actor, Léon: The Professional
7. Ken Clark Ken Clark Actor, Attack of the Giant Leeches
8. Helen Keller Helen Keller Writer, Patience Helen Keller contracted a virulent childhood disease which resulted in complete loss of sight and hearing at nineteen months. Her parents futilely sought help for her, as did family friend Alexander Graham Bell. Finally, when Keller was seven, Annie Sullivan, a young teacher, was hired by the family...
9. John Coleman John Coleman Art Department, Fingersmith
10. Darwin Joston Darwin Joston Actor, Assault on Precinct 13 "Got a smoke?" Darwin Joston secured himself a permanent place in cult movie history with that particular laconically witty line as laid-back Death Row-bound convict Napoleon Wilson in John Carpenter's outstanding urban action thriller classic Assault on Precinct 13. Wilson was undoubtedly Joston's best role...
11. Tito Puente Tito Puente Soundtrack, Blow Ernest "Tito" Anthony Puente was the eldest son of Puerto Rican parents. His mother called him "Ernestito" which means "Little Ernest", which was later shortened to "Tito". His mother saw his musical potential and enrolled him in piano classes. Eventually he attended the Juilliard School of Music from 1945-47 on the GI bill...
12. Russell Hicks Russell Hicks Actor, The Little Foxes Tall, distinguished-looking Russell Hicks appeared in almost 300 films in his more than 40-year career (although his first known screen appearance was in 1915, he has screenwriting credits as early as 1913, so it's possible his screen debut was earlier than credited). His cultured bearing, grandfatherly appearance and soothing...
13. Geoffrey Toone Geoffrey Toone Actor, The King and I Distinguished character actor and one time matinée idol Geoffrey Toone appeared in some of London's most famous stage productions of the 20th century. A stalwart of the Old Vic Theatre since the early 1930s, he worked with stars such as Ralph Richardson and Roger Livesey, and went on to appear in John Gielgud's magisterial 1934 production of Hamlet...
14. David Ruffin David Ruffin Self, David Ruffin/Heatwave The man most of us know by his unmistakable, calming yet disturbed raspy voice was born Davis Eli Ruffin on January 18, 1941, in Whynot, Mississippi. His father, Eli Ruffin, was a Baptist minister. Only months after his birth his mother Ophelia Ruffin died, and his father later remarried, to a schoolteacher...
15. Christopher Bates Christopher Bates Production Manager, The Man with the Iron Fists In 17 years in the film business, Christopher Bates has traveled the world to shoot over 25 studio and independent feature films on location in the USA, Europe & Asia. Chris has experience from development through post-production, including co-founding management of a digital media services company in Los Angeles...
16. John Barry John Barry Production Designer, Star Wars John Barry was a British production designer. Started his career in the art department of the movie Cleopatra (1963). He is known chiefly for his imaginative design work on "Star Wars" and "Superman: The Movie". Barry got the opportunity to direct the sci-fi movie "Saturn 3" but was replaced during filming...
17. Donald E. Smith Donald E. Smith Thanks, Dogma
18. Jenny Dolly Jenny Dolly Self, The Million Dollar Dollies The Great Ziegfeld discovered the Dolly Sisters - identical twins Jenny and Rosie - dancing in the middle rung of the vaudeville circuit and hired them for his 1911 Follies. With their dark olive complexions and diminutive statures, they exuded an elusive exotic allure, but in reality they were anything but...
19. Eric Barker Eric Barker Actor, Carry on Constable One of the most familiar faces in British comedy, Eric Barker got his start in show business during World War II, when he was part of the armed forces radio show "Merry Go Round". After the war the show continued, though renamed "The Waterlogged Spa", with Barker and his wife, Pearl Hackney. The show's success led to Barker's starring in other radio shows...
20. Anita Sharp-Bolster Anita Sharp-Bolster Actress, The Lost Weekend
21. Jack Mulhall Jack Mulhall Actor, The Three Musketeers
22. Milton Subotsky Milton Subotsky Producer, The City of the Dead Milton Subotsky, a major British filmmaker, joined with Max Rosenberg in 1962 to form Amicus Productions to produce low- to medium-budget horror and anthology films (they also formed Cinerama Releasing in 1966), usually shot in England and Scotland. These included The House That Dripped Blood, Dr. Phibes Rises Again...
23. Harold Fong Harold Fong Actor, Up in Smoke
24. Audrey Young Audrey Young Actress, Love Me or Leave Me
25. Mike Lane Mike Lane Actor, The Harder They Fall
26. John Dilson John Dilson Actor, Dick Tracy
27. John Rutland John Rutland Actor, Chariots of Fire
28. Tony Quinn Tony Quinn Actor, The Lavender Hill Mob
29. Michael King Michael King Actor, The Matched Pearl
30. Arlene Grayson Arlene Grayson Producer, Pilot
31. Leon Belasco Leon Belasco Actor, Can-Can
32. Yves Saint-Laurent Yves Saint-Laurent Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Pink Panther
33. Mike Marshall Mike Marshall Actor, Moonraker
34. Freeman King Freeman King Actor, Fletch
35. Garry Owen Garry Owen Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
36. Karlheinz Hackl Karlheinz Hackl Actor, The Wall
37. Hank Ketcham Hank Ketcham Writer, Dennis the Menace Hank Ketcham was born on March 14, 1920, in Seattle; he wanted to be a cartoonist since age 6. In 1938, Hank left college after his freshman year. He went to California to work as an animator, first for Walter Lantz, creator of Woody Woodpecker. Later Hank worked for Walt Disney, where he helped draw "Bambi" and Donald Duck shorts...
38. Eddie Smith Eddie Smith Stunts, Scarface
39. Ján Kadár Ján Kadár Director, The Shop on Main Street
40. Mary Kornman Mary Kornman Actress, The Desert Trail Born in Idaho in 1915, perky blonde Mary Kornman's acting career began at age five. She made her "name" as the cute, spunky little girl in the 1920s' "Our Gang" shorts, and was often paired with Mickey Daniels. The two returned to the screen as a pair again several years after leaving the "Rascals"...
41. Thomas Merdis Thomas Merdis Actor, My Cousin Vinny
42. Sam Manners Sam Manners Production Manager, Mischief
43. Joseph Strick Joseph Strick Producer, Ulysses
44. Norton Simon Norton Simon Self, The Art of Norton Simon Born into a moderately wealthy Jewish family in Portland, Oregon, Simon was largely raised in the San Francisco area and ultimately detoured from his family's planned career in law, dropping out of his second year at University of California at Berkeley to found a sheet metal distribution company in 1924...
45. Peter George Peter George Writer, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
46. Marc van Uchelen Marc van Uchelen Actor, The Assault
47. James Beach James Beach Actor, Man, Woman and Child
48. Nana Palsikar Nana Palsikar Actor, Gandhi
49. Irving Hellman Irving Hellman Actor, Pee-wee's Big Adventure
50. Ernest Graves Ernest Graves Actor, One Life to Live
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