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1. Richard Jaeckel Richard Jaeckel Actor, The Dirty Dozen Stocky tough-guy character actor Richard Jaeckel remains one of Hollywood's most prolific supporting stars. Born in Long Island, New York, on October 10, 1926, Jaeckel's family moved to Los Angeles when he was still in his teens. After graduation from Hollywood High School, Jaeckel was discovered by a casting director while working as a mailboy for 20th Century-Fox...
2. Timothy Scott Timothy Scott Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Tim Scott was tall and thin, who sometimes went unshaven, and because of this somewhat unsavory look he was often cast in westerns. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, but as a young boy moved with his family to Albuquerque, New Mexico. He loved the theater deeply and he became the co-founder of the "New MET Theatre" in Los Angeles, California, with one of his best friends, actor James Gammon...
3. Peggy Ashcroft Peggy Ashcroft Actress, The 39 Steps Academy Award-winning, legendary English actress - who maintained her status in the British acting elite for decades. Made a Dame of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956. Almost always on stage, she appeared rarely in film, her first being The Wandering Jew. On stage she was cast in many a Shakespearean role...
4. Alan Reed Alan Reed Actor, Breakfast at Tiffany's Character player Alan Reed was a strong, burly presence on film and TV but he would be better remembered in the long run for his equally strong, distinctive voice. He gave vocal life to the prehistoric cartoon character Fred Flintstone on the prime-time TV series The Flintstones in the 1960s, and it is this direct association that has kept his name alive long after his passing...
5. Henry Mancini Henry Mancini Soundtrack, Breakfast at Tiffany's Born in Cleveland, Ohio, but brought up in Pennsylvania, where he played the flute in a local band, as a youth, before sending some arrangements to Benny Goodman. Goodman offered him a job and, after serving in WWII, he joined the rearranged Glenn Miller band. In 1952, he was given a two-week assignment...
6. Sam Kelly Sam Kelly Actor, Common People Genial Manchester-born comic actor Sam Kelly had a considerable gift for timing and observation. His special forte was playing decrepit, rheumy characters of more advanced years than his own actual age. Among the many endearing impressions he made on the small screen, he is probably best remembered...
7. Yvette Wilson Yvette Wilson Actress, Friday After attending San Jose State University in California, she began her entertainment career as a stand up comic, touring the comedy club circuit. One of her first on-screen appearances was as a recurring member of the cast of the short lived sitcom Thea. Yvette went on to land more on screen roles including Def Comedy Jam...
8. Bernard Miles Bernard Miles Actor, The Man Who Knew Too Much The British character actor Bernard Miles was born in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, in 1907; his father was a farm laborer and his mother was a cook. After graduation from Pembroke College, Oxford, he was a teacher for a while and then joined the New Theatre in London. In 1937, he worked in Herbert Farjeon's revue company and established his theatrical career...
9. Marjorie Bennett Marjorie Bennett Actress, Mary Poppins
10. Robert Middleton Robert Middleton Actor, Friendly Persuasion Despite the fact that hefty, beetle-browed character actor Robert Middleton (born Samuel G. Messer) was known for most of his career as a mop-faced villain capable of the most vicious and contemptible of crimes, the man himself was quite a happy and hearty gent who loved to play practical jokes, particularly on his family...
11. Alan Jay Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Soundtrack, Forrest Gump Playwright/lyricist Alan Jay Lerner was born into a wealthy New York City retailing family. His professional association with Frederick Loewe started in 1942 when they teamed up to write "Life of the Party". Their first Broadway success was the 1947 musical fantasy "Brigadoon." Lerner adapted work for...
12. Francis Matthews Francis Matthews Actor, The Revenge of Frankenstein
13. Alex Thomson Alex Thomson Cinematographer, Alien³ Alex Thomson entered the film industry in 1946. He worked as regular camera operator to Nicolas Roeg in the 1960s before becoming a director of photography in 1968. His career suffered a hiatus in the mid 1970s when he was injured after falling off a camera rostrum on the set of Jesus Christ Superstar. He was nominated for an Oscar in 1982 for his cinematography on Excalibur
14. David O'Brien David O'Brien Actor, Arthur 2: On the Rocks
15. Bert Woodruff Bert Woodruff Actor, Speedy Bert Woodruff was the son of non-professionals Hannah R. and William A. Woodruff of Peoria, Illinois. He was married to Hattie M. Sprague. He entered the theatrical profession in 1876 in Minstrels and toured for two years as a Minstrel. Toured on the stage from 1878 until 1882, and then entered Vaudeville in Peoria...
16. Terry Richards Terry Richards Actor, Raiders of the Lost Ark
17. Harry Swoger Harry Swoger Actor, Robin and the 7 Hoods Harry Swoger, late Sunday, June 14, 1970, died at Valley Emergency Hospital in Van Nuys, CA. Funeral services were held Thursday, June 18, 1970, at Steen's Mortuary in North Hollywood, CA. Swoger was a character actor in over 100 television shows, many westerns, from 1959 at the age of 40, until his 1970 death at 51...
18. Jorge Luis Borges Jorge Luis Borges Writer, Invasion Borges was born into an upper class family, and received his education in Buenos Aires, Cambridge, and Geneva. He began writing as a student, and when in 1918 he settled in Spain, it was as a member of an experimental literary group. He returned to Argentina in 1921, and had his first poems published in 1923...
19. Robert Downing Robert Downing Writer, Backstage Broadway Actor, critic (Denver Post) and production manager who began a long show-business career in the 1930s, touring with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in "The Seagull", "Idiot's Delight" and "Amphitryon 38", as well as working for the Federal Theater and Federal Writers projects. By 1940 he was assistant stage manager for "There Shall Be No Night" on Broadway...
20. David Butler David Butler Director, Calamity Jane
21. Marlin Perkins Marlin Perkins Self, Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom
22. Miranda Forbes Miranda Forbes Actress, Jane Eyre
23. G.K. Chesterton G.K. Chesterton Writer, The Detective Gilbert Keith Chesterton was asked to write an article on art criticism in 1900 and, within 30 years, became a prolific author, playwright, poet and essayist with more than 4,000 total newspaper essays. His works were highly influential on the ideas of men such as C.S. Lewis, Michael Collins and Mohandas K. Gandhi...
24. Lynne Brimley Lynne Brimley Actress, The Stone Boy
25. Steve London Steve London Actor, Zero Hour! Steve London was born Walter Gragg in St Louis, Missouri. His best-known role was as Agent Jack Rossman on the original The Untouchables, which starred Robert Stack as Eliot Ness. London reprised his role as an Eliot Ness-type sidekick, Detective Lane (with fellow "Untouchables" actors Stack and Bruce Gordon)...
26. Ultra Violet Ultra Violet Actress, Midnight Cowboy Underground celebrity Ultra Violet was born Isabelle Collin Dufresne in 1935 in France, a convent-raised French bourgeois heiress. A coiffured society deb in those days, she moved to New York in 1953 where she spent a decade surrounding herself with artists like John Graham, John Chamberlain, and Salvador Dalí...
27. Robie Lester Robie Lester Actress, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
28. Albert Band Albert Band Producer, I Bury the Living A veteran filmmaker, Albert Band is one of Hollywood's most prolific filmmakers who started his career in the early 50s. He began financing a number of motion pictures through the seventies and eighties and helped his son, Charles Band, bring together his own production company, 'Empire Pictures'...
29. William H. Daniels William H. Daniels Cinematographer, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Oscar-winning director of photography William Daniels was a master of black-and-white cinematographer most famous for the 21 films he shot that starred the immortal Greta Garbo between 1926 and 1939. Among the Gabro classics he lensed were The Torrent, Flesh and the Devil, Love (Garbo and home studio MGM's first crack at Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina")...
30. Dorothy Devine Dorothy Devine Self, A Star Is Born World Premiere
31. Clancy Cooper Clancy Cooper Actor, A Time to Love and a Time to Die
32. Jimmy Cross Jimmy Cross Actor, The Amazing Colossal Man
33. Badi Uzzaman Badi Uzzaman Actor, Eastern Promises
34. H.V. Kaltenborn H.V. Kaltenborn Self, Episode dated 30 March 1953 Hans V. Kaltenborn had some colorful experiences in 1933 at the advent of Hitler becoming Chancellor of Germany and the founding of Nazism there. Being of German descent he may have had a blind admiration for the discipline and precision of the Nazi German youth. He refused to believe reports that the S.A...
35. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny Writer, Damnation Alley Born in 1937, Roger Zelazny left his strongest mark in the Science Fiction Literature of the '60s and '70s. His first story was published in 1962, and he went on to publish more than 150 short stories and 50 books. His best works include novels "Lord of Light" (1967), "This Immortal" (1966), "Creatures of Light and Darkness" (1969)...
36. Hans Reiser Hans Reiser Actor, The Great Escape
37. Robert Behling Robert Behling Actor, Cujo
38. Christopher Bernau Christopher Bernau Actor, Episode dated 13 February 1984 After four years in the Drama Department of the University of California, Bernau appeared in the New York Shakespeare Festival's production of "Antony and Cleopatra". In 1964, he was featured in the National Company's touring production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?".
39. Maxim Gorky Maxim Gorky Writer, Donzoko Maksim Gorky is a pseudonym of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov, who was born into a poor Russian family in Nizhnii Novgorod on Volga river. Gorky lost his father at an early age, he was beaten by his stepfather and became an orphan at age 9, when his mother died. He was brought up by his grandmother, who helped his development as a storyteller...
40. Yasuharu Hasebe Yasuharu Hasebe Director, Nora-neko rokku: Sekkusu hanta
41. James Chandler James Chandler Actor, Sweet Bird of Youth
42. Alan Wells Alan Wells Actor, Cape Fear
43. John Malcolm John Malcolm Actor, Post Mortem
44. Joe E. Marks Joe E. Marks Actor, Li'l Abner
45. Tony Spilotro Tony Spilotro Uncategorised
46. Carlos Reichenbach Carlos Reichenbach Cinematographer, Buccaneer Soul
47. Erik Rhodes Erik Rhodes Actor, The Velvet Mafia: Part 2
48. Rory Gallagher Rory Gallagher Soundtrack, P.S. I Love You Blues guitarist Rory Gallagher was born in Ballyshannon, Ireland, in 1959 (his brother Donal Gallagher is also a blues musician). He began his career in the 1960s in Ireland, playing in a variety of show bands. In 1965 he formed his own band, Taste, a blues-based rock trio. They had some success and released a few albums...
49. Robert Presnell Jr. Robert Presnell Jr. Writer, Studio One in Hollywood
50. Alan Campbell Alan Campbell Writer, A Star Is Born
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