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1. Richard Dawson Richard Dawson Self, Match Game 73 Richard Dawson was born Colin Lionel Emm on November 20, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England. When he was 14, he joined the Merchant Marines and served for three years. During that time, he made money boxing. He had to lie about his age and remain tough so the older guys would not hassle him. In the late 1950s...
2. Stephen Boyd Stephen Boyd Actor, Ben-Hur Stephen Boyd was born William Millar on July 4, 1931, at Glengormley, Northern Ireland, one of nine children of Martha Boyd and Canadian truck driver James Alexander Millar, who worked for Fleming's on Tomb Street in Belfast. He attended Glengormley & Ballyrobert primary school and then moved on to Ballyclare High School and studied bookkeeping at Hughes Commercial Academy...
3. Mel Ferrer Mel Ferrer Actor, The Longest Day Actor/director/producer Mel Ferrer was born Melchor Gaston Ferrer on August 25, 1917, in Elberon, New Jersey. The son of a Cuban-born surgeon and a Manhattan socialite, he went to prep school and attended Princeton University. From the age of 15 he worked in summer stock. After Princeton he became an editor on a small Vermont newspaper and wrote a children's book...
4. Rex Harrison Rex Harrison Actor, My Fair Lady Rex Harrison was born Reginald Carey Harrison in Huyton, Lancashire, England, to Edith Mary (Carey) and William Reginald Harrison, a cotton broker. He changed his name to Rex as a young boy, knowing it was the Latin word for "King". Starting out on his theater career at age 18, his first job at the Liverpool Rep Theatre was nearly his last - dashing across the stage to say his one line...
5. Kathryn Joosten Kathryn Joosten Actress, Desperate Housewives Kathryn is best known for her portrayals of "Karen McCluskey" on Desperate Housewives on ABC and of "Mrs. Landingham", secretary to the President (Martin Sheen), on the critically-acclaimed NBC drama, The West Wing. She has also recurred on Dharma & Greg, and guest-starred on many hit television series...
6. Imogene Coca Imogene Coca Self, Your Show of Shows Imogene Coca is best remembered for playing opposite Sid Caesar in the live 90-minute Your Show of Shows, which ran every Saturday night in regular season on NBC from February 1950 to June 1954. Their repertoire of comedy acts included the very memorable, hilarious, timeless and irreconcilable married couple Charlie and Doris Hickenlooper...
7. Jim Hutton Jim Hutton Actor, The Green Berets Described in the press as the heir apparent to James Stewart and Jack Lemmon, Jim Hutton broke out of the pack with his funny, awkward TV Thompson in Where the Boys Are. Son of Col. Thomas R. Hutton and Helen Ryan, his parents divorced when he was an infant. Jim recalled seeing his father only twice before his death...
8. Jack Gilford Jack Gilford Actor, Cocoon Jack Gilford was born in Brooklyn, New York, as Yankel Gellman. He began his career in the Amateur Nights of the 1930s moving on to nightclubs as an innovative comedian doing satire and pantomime. He was a regular at the Greenwich Village nightspot, Cafe Society and hosted shows featuring Zero Mostel...
9. Leo Gorcey Leo Gorcey Actor, Angels with Dirty Faces Leo Gorcey's parents were actor Bernard Gorcey (born 1888) who stood 4' 10", and Josephine Condon (born 1901), who stood 4' 11" and weighed 95 pounds; they worked in vaudeville in New York. In 1915, 14-year-old Josephine gave birth to Fred. In 1917, Leo was born, a large baby at 12 lb. 3 oz.; as an adult he would be 5' 6"...
10. Ray Combs Ray Combs Self, Family Challenge
11. Dick Cusack Dick Cusack Actor, The Fugitive
12. Ann Nelson Ann Nelson Actress, My Girl
13. Dorothy DeBorba Dorothy DeBorba Actress, Pups Is Pups
14. Raj Kapoor Raj Kapoor Actor, Sangam Raj Kapoor was the son of well-known Indian actor Prithviraj Kapoor, who acted both in film and on stage. After apprenticing in the Bollywood production studios of the 1940's, at 24 years of age Raj Kapoor produced, directed and acted in Aag, with his new company, RK Films. His next production...
15. Bo Diddley Bo Diddley Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street Ever heard "I Want Candy" or "Not Fade Away" or "Willie & The Hand Jive", Shirley & Company's "Shame, Shame, Shame" or U2's "Desire" or George Michael's "Faith"? If you have, then you've heard the "Bo Diddley beat", the most famous beat in the world! One of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll...
16. Jean Hersholt Jean Hersholt Actor, Heidi If ever there was a Great Dane in Hollywood it was Jean Hersholt - and one of its great hearts as well. He was from a well-known Danish stage and entertainment family that had toured throughout Europe performing with young Jean as an essential cast member. He graduated from the Copenhagen Art School...
17. Rene Bond Rene Bond Actress, Country Cuzzins Rene Bond dominated early '70s Los Angeles porn, appearing in about 300 films and loops. She entered porn in the late 1960s for the usual reason--money. In her own words, "I had some friends who were working in porno, and I needed the money. So they said they'd introduce me to some people, and they did...
18. George S. Kaufman George S. Kaufman Writer, A Night at the Opera American playwright of acerbic wit. Twice won the Pulitzer Prize, and is best known for his collaborative authorship of "Once in a Lifetime," with Moss Hart (1930); "Of Thee I Sing," with Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin (1931); "Dinner at Eight," with Edna Ferber (1932); "You Can't Take It with You" and "The Man Who Came to Dinner," again with Hart (1936 and 1939...
19. Marc Christian Marc Christian Self, Rock Hudson's Home Movies
20. Pilar Seurat Pilar Seurat Actress, The Young Savages Born Rita Hernandez in Manila, Philippines, Pilar Seurat moved to Los Angeles in her childhood and started out as a dancer in Ken Murray's "Blackouts" troupe. In the late 1950s she started her acting career in several guest TV appearances, and was often considered at the top of the list whenever a part for an Asian woman needed to be filled...
21. Robert Carson Robert Carson Actor, The Ten Commandments
22. Alberto De Martino Alberto De Martino Writer, Holocaust 2000
23. Bill Dial Bill Dial Producer, Simon & Simon
24. Dorothy Stickney Dorothy Stickney Actress, I Never Sang for My Father Dorothy, who was born in Dickinson, North Dakota, studied acting in Minneapolis. After several years in summer stock and vaudeville, she made her debut on Broadway in 1926 in "The Squall," and achieved notoriety in a Her father, Victor Hugo Stickney, was a doctor who made house calls on horseback; he was among the first 10 elected to the National Cowboy Hall of Fame...
25. Forrest Lewis Forrest Lewis Actor, All That Heaven Allows
26. Lou Gehrig Lou Gehrig Actor, Rawhide Lou Gehrig is remembered as baseball's "Iron Horse" and used to own the major league record for the 2,130 consecutive games that he played for the New York Yankees between 1925 and 1939, where he had a .340 career batting average, making him one of the greatest hitters of all time. Henry Louis Gehrig was born in the Yorkville section of Manhattan...
27. Anthony 'Scooter' Teague Anthony 'Scooter' Teague Actor, West Side Story Scooter attended Jacksboro High School from 1953 to 1955. He always wanted to be in entertainment. He got the role Big Deal in West Side Story and has been in several other films as well including How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and received a role in the Elvis Presley film The Trouble with Girls and did several stage productions as well...
28. John Alton John Alton Cinematographer, Elmer Gantry Starting out in 1924 as a lab technician at MGM, John Alton left there for Paramount to become a cameraman. He traveled to France and then to South America, where he wrote, photographed and directed several Spanish-language films. Returning to Hollywood in 1937, he soon achieved a reputation as one of the industry's most accomplished cinematographers...
29. Vittorio Duse Vittorio Duse Actor, The Godfather: Part III
30. Mabel Todd Mabel Todd Actress, The Cowboy and the Lady Mabel Todd was born Mabel Dodds on August 13, 1907 in Los Angeles, California. Sadly her mother died when was very young. Mabel had a lovely singing voice and began her career in vaudeville. She and her sister Marcia often performed as a duo. Mabel started singing on the radio where she nicknamed "The Little Ray of Sunshine"...
31. Albert Lamorisse Albert Lamorisse Director, The Red Balloon A former photographer, he turned to directing short subjects in the late 40s, soon acquiring an international reputation for the poetic quality of his short and medium-length films involving the fantasy world of children. Both his White Mane and The Red Balloon received a grand prize at the Cannes Film Festival...
32. Maurice Phillips Maurice Phillips Director, Another You
33. Nicholas R. Oleson Nicholas R. Oleson Actor, American History X
34. Zamah Cunningham Zamah Cunningham Actress, Baby the Rain Must Fall
35. Chloe Jones Chloe Jones Actress, Inside the Mind of Chloe Jones
36. Freddie Blassie Freddie Blassie Actor, My Breakfast with Blassie Fred Blassie was born and raised in the St. Louis, Missouri, area. Accounts about his early athletic career do not quite agree, but he first tried to make his mark as a boxer, despite warnings that his arms were too short. After being pounded by a longer-limbed opponent, he switched to professional wrestling...
37. Philip Dunne Philip Dunne Writer, The Last of the Mohicans
38. Frank Miller Frank Miller Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey
39. Leon Pownall Leon Pownall Actor, Dead Poets Society
40. Stuart Hall Stuart Hall Actor, The Dawn Patrol
41. Randy Paar Randy Paar Self, Jack Paar in Africa Randy Paar was born in Los Angeles on March 2, 1949, and grew up in Bronxville, N.Y. She is remembered by many 1950s and '60s television viewers as the cute, precocious girl whom her father, the late-night talk-show host Jack Paar, introduced to a national audience in his monologues and home movies...
42. Lya Lys Lya Lys Actress, L'Age d'Or This blonde stunner and German-born foreign import started life on May 18, 1908, in Berlin as Nathalie Margoulis (or perhaps Natalia Lyech) the daughter of a Russian banker and French pediatrician. The family moved to Paris when she was young where she received her schooling both there and in Switzerland...
43. Ishmael Bernal Ishmael Bernal Director, Relasyon
44. Cullen Johnson Cullen Johnson Actor, The Power and the Glory
45. Jack Daly Jack Daly Actor, Return of the Fly
46. Ching Tien Ching Tien Actor, Ci Ma A Shanghai native with roots from Hunan province, Shaw Brothers contract character actor Tien Ching is known by many for his less than flattering roles playing his signature cuckold, impotent, lecherous, slippery, smarmy, back-stabbing roles in countless martial arts, exploitation and adult-oriented comedic fare throughout Mandarin dialect dominated Hong Kong cinema during the 70s...
47. Marjorie Stapp Marjorie Stapp Actress, Indestructible Man
48. Elliott Sullivan Elliott Sullivan Actor, The Great Gatsby
49. Tom Hernández Tom Hernández Actor, Fuerza mortal
50. James Crane James Crane Actor, The Mummy
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