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1. Anne Bancroft Anne Bancroft Actress, The Graduate Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in the Bronx, the daughter of Michael Italiano (1905-2001), a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli (1908-2010), a telephone operator. She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock in 1952 and over the next five years appeared in a lot of undistinguished movies as a supporting actress...
2. Esther Williams Esther Williams Actress, Take Me Out to the Ball Game Esther Jane Williams was born on August 8, 1921 in Inglewood, California. Her youth was spent as a teenage swimming champion and she won three United States National championships. She eventually was spotted by a MGM talent scout while working in a Los Angeles department store. She made her film debut with MGM in an "Andy Hardy" picture called Andy Hardy's Double Life...
3. Dana Elcar Dana Elcar Actor, MacGyver
4. Barry Sullivan Barry Sullivan Actor, The Tall Man Barry Sullivan was born Patrick Barry Sullivan on August 29, 1912 in New York City. He was the seventh son of a seventh son, a birth order with mystical significance in Celtic families. While never a major movie star, he established himself as a well-known and highly regarded character lead and second lead in motion pictures and television in a career that lasted 50 years...
5. Jack Haley Jack Haley Actor, The Wizard of Oz Jack Haley was a movie and vaudeville actor who is always remembered as the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. The Tin Man role was originally was going to Buddy Ebsen, but due to allergic reaction from the aluminum powder makeup, Ebsen was taken out of the casting and Haley replaced him. To avoid the same problem arising...
6. Margaret Wycherly Margaret Wycherly Actress, White Heat This British actress, born in 1881, is probably best remembered as the mother in her two best-known roles, Sergeant York opposite 'Gary Cooper' and White Heat (1949) opposite James Cagney who closes out the film screaming "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" as he goes to a fiery death. Margaret spent her early acting days on stage touring across England...
7. Theresa Saldana Theresa Saldana Actress, Raging Bull
8. Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams Actor, Circus Boy The son of a rancher-turned-politician, Guinn Williams was given the nickname "Big Boy" (and he was, too - 6' 2" of mostly solid muscle from years of working on ranches and playing semi-pro and pro baseball) by Will Rogers, with whom he made one of his first films, in 1919. Although his father wanted him to attend West Point (he had been an officer in the Army during World War I)...
9. Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson Self, Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards
10. Robert Warwick Robert Warwick Actor, Sullivan's Travels A prominent matinée stage and silent-film star with handsome features offset only slightly by a prominent proboscis, Robert Warwick was born and raised in Sacramento, California, as Robert Taylor Bien. The gift of music was instilled at an early age (he sang in his church choir) and he initially prepared for an operatic career...
11. Mort Mills Mort Mills Actor, Psycho
12. Maxine Stuart Maxine Stuart Actress, General Hospital
13. Fulton Mackay Fulton Mackay Actor, Local Hero Fulton Mackay was born on August 12, 1922 in Paisley, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for Local Hero, Defense of the Realm and Doing Time. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of authoritarian prison warder Mr Mackay in the BBC sitcom Porridge (1973-1977). He was married to Sheila Manahan. He died on June 6, 1987 in London, England.
14. James Bridges James Bridges Writer, The China Syndrome
15. Larry Blyden Larry Blyden Actor, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Genial, dark-haired, often bespectacled Ivan Lawrence Blieden (pronounced Blee-den), better known as actor Larry Blyden, was born in Houston, Texas, the son of a lawyer. He developed an early interest in acting, appearing in various theater productions as a teen but never entertained the notion of pursuing a career...
16. Magda Gabor Magda Gabor Actress, Mai lányok
17. Larry Riley Larry Riley Actor, Knots Landing Larry D Riley was born June 20 1952. He is the son of George C Bass Sr and Corrine Riley. He started acting around 1975. He moved to New York and was in a lot of plays. He was cremated and ashes where spread on the beach in Malibu, California.
18. Mark McManus Mark McManus Actor, Taggart
19. Pierre Brice Pierre Brice Actor, Winnetou Pierre Brice was born on 6 February 1929 in Brest, France. After enlisting as volunteer to the French Army and fighting in Indochina, he attended acting lessons and got a first small role in Ça va barder. In 1962, the German producer Horst Wendlandt searched for an actor who should play the Native...
20. Mark Northover Mark Northover Actor, Willow
21. Randolph Churchill Randolph Churchill Self, Munich ou la paix pour cent ans
22. James Nusser James Nusser Actor, Gunsmoke
23. Peter Shaffer Peter Shaffer Writer, Amadeus Educated St Paul's School & Trinity College, Cambridge. Worked in Aquisitions Dept. of New York Public Library and for music publisher Boosey & Hawkes before finding fame as playwright.
24. Judy Campbell Judy Campbell Actress, Green for Danger
25. Billy Preston Billy Preston Soundtrack, Inglourious Basterds
26. Robert F. Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy Self, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-68), US politician, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the third son of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy and wife Rose Kennedy. He studied at Harvard and at Virginia University Law School, served at sea (1944-46) in World War II, was admitted to the bar (1951), and served on the Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities (1957-59)...
27. Mary Lee Mary Lee Actress, Ridin' on a Rainbow
28. Johnny Downs Johnny Downs Actor, The Mad Monster
29. E.E. Clive E.E. Clive Actor, Bride of Frankenstein Edward E. Clive was a Welsh-born actor/manager, initially, it seemed, slated for a medical career. After four years, he suddenly elected to abandon his studies at the University of Wales. For the next ten years, he trod the boards in diverse theatrical productions across Britain, becoming adept at a variety of regional dialects...
30. Louis Lumière Louis Lumière Producer, Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory Although no one will ever come up with a definitive answer as to who invented the cinema (probably because no one single person was responsible), Louis Lumiere has one of the strongest claims to the title - for it was he (with his brother Auguste) who invented the cinematographe: a machine that combined...
31. Robert J. Anderson Robert J. Anderson Production Manager, Demolition Man
32. Lester Matthews Lester Matthews Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood
33. Marc de Jonge Marc de Jonge Actor, Rambo III Marc de Jonge was a well respected French actor. He starred in The Empire of the Sun playing as a Frenchman. He is well known for performances in La Moglie Nella Cornice, Je Vous Ferai Aimer La Vie and De Guerre Lasse. He is best known in the United States for his role in Rambo III where he plays opposite Sylvester Stallone as Soviet Colonel Zaysen...
34. Victor Varconi Victor Varconi Actor, For Whom the Bell Tolls Handsome Hollywood character player Victor Varconi was born into a farming family on the Hungarian/Rumanian border. Christened Mihály Várkonyi, his career, following training at Budapest's commercial college and dramatic school, thrived for a time on the Transylvanian stage, where he played leads in such productions as "Liliom" at the Hungarian National Theatre in Budapest...
35. Saveliy Kramarov Saveliy Kramarov Actor, 2010 A Russian comedian who gave up a successful film career in his homeland for religious freedom and bit parts in the United States. He made 42 films in the former Soviet Union before he was allowed to leave in the early 1980's.
36. Anne Haddy Anne Haddy Actress, Neighbours Anne Haddy was born in Quorn, South Australia, in 1930. In 1948, she made her acting debut on ABC Radio Adelaide. At 23, she left Australia for the UK to pursue an acting career and further stage training, but found the competition so great that she ended up working for Kellogg's, and soon returned...
37. Jessica Kaplan Jessica Kaplan Writer, Havoc Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jessica Kaplan sold her first screenplay (Havoc) to New Line Cinema at the age of 17. She went on to pen The Dancer, (produced by Luc Besson), the adaptation of The Basic Eight for New Regency and wrote an original screenplay, entitled The Way Out, for Paramount. She died far too young at 24, robbing the world of a most original voice...
38. Howard Spiegel Howard Spiegel Actor, Men in Black II
39. Peter Graves Peter Graves Actor, The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella English actor Peter George Wellesley Graves, a member of the Brish hereditary peerage as the eighth Baron Graves, was born on October 21, 1911 in London. His great-great-great-grandfather was Admiral Thomas Grave, who was made a peerage from Ireland as the first Baron Graves. Educated at Harrow, Graves...
40. Lloyd Hughes Lloyd Hughes Actor, The Lost World
41. Blanche Yurka Blanche Yurka Actress, A Tale of Two Cities This imposing-looking stage star of early 20th century Broadway was born Blanche Jurka to Bohemian immigrants on June 18, 1887 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Some references claim that she was brought to the United States as an infant and then raised in St. Paul. Her Czech parents saw a blossoming singing talent in their daughter and used their modest income to help pay for opera lessons...
42. Alfonso Brescia Alfonso Brescia Director, Iron Warrior
43. Jimmy Clitheroe Jimmy Clitheroe Actor, Just Jimmy
44. Steffen Zacharias Steffen Zacharias Actor, They Call Me Trinity
45. Judy King Judy King Actress, Lion Love
46. John Boswall John Boswall Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
47. Richard Münch Richard Münch Actor, Patton
48. Eugene Persson Eugene Persson Actor, The Spider
49. Sophie Stewart Sophie Stewart Actress, Things to Come
50. Mary Howard Mary Howard Actress, Abe Lincoln in Illinois
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