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1. Nancy Marchand Nancy Marchand Actress, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Nancy Marchand's mother, a pianist, sent her shy daughter to acting classes in hopes of breaking her out of her shell. As a student at Carnegie Tech (Carnegie Mellon University), she studied the works of William Shakespeare and the other great playwrights and, upon graduation, set off to New York City....
2. Pedro Armendáriz Pedro Armendáriz Actor, From Russia with Love Born in Mexican revolution times, Pedro Armendáriz was the first child of Mexican Pedro Armendáriz García-Conde and American Adele Hastings. He was raised in Churubusco, then a suburb of Mexico City, before the family traveled to Laredo, Texas. They lived there until 1921, the year Armendáriz' parents died...
3. Curd Jürgens Curd Jürgens Actor, The Spy Who Loved Me Curd Jürgens (commonly billed as "Curt Jurgens" in anglophone countries) was one of the most successful European film actors of the 20th Century. He was born Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens on December 13, 1915, in Solln, Bavaria, in Hohenzollern Imperial Germany, a subject of Kaiser Wilhelm II...
4. Ethel Barrymore Ethel Barrymore Actress, Portrait of Jennie Ethel Barrymore was the second of three children seemingly destined for the actor's life of their parents Maurice and Georgiana. Maurice Barrymore had emigrated from England in 1875, and after graduating from Cambridge in law had shocked his family by becoming an actor. Georgiana Drew of Philadelphia acted in her parents' stage company...
5. George 'Buck' Flower George 'Buck' Flower Actor, Back to the Future There aren't many actors who can claim that they appeared in everything from innocuous family features to sexy soft-core smut to popular television programs to various horror, science fiction and exploitation movies as well as worked behind-the-scenes on a slew of films in assorted production capacities throughout the course of their careers...
6. José Saramago José Saramago Writer, Enemy
7. Thomas Gomez Thomas Gomez Actor, Key Largo After graduating from high school in 1923, Thomas Sabino Gomez answered a help wanted ad, which resulted in his joining the Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne theater group. Prior to that time he had not considered acting as a career. He continued working as an actor with the Lunts, traveling across country and honing his acting skills...
8. Roger Delgado Roger Delgado Actor, Colony in Space: Episode Six Born of a Spanish father and French mother in Whitechapel. Although most often called upon to play the villain (due to his dark good looks and sinister beard), he also had a career as a voice actor on BBC Radio appearing on such programs as the "Morning Story". He was a notable 'The Master' in many series of Doctor Who.
9. Victor Spinetti Victor Spinetti Actor, Help! Comic eccentric and gifted raconteur, Victor Spinetti was born in Wales on September 2, 1929, the son of Giuseppe Spinetti and Lily (Watson) Spinetti. He was educated at Monmouth School. Initially interested in a teaching degree, he turned to acting instead and studied for the stage at the College of Music and Drama...
10. Doris Dowling Doris Dowling Actress, The Lost Weekend After some Broadway musical stage work as a chorine, Detroit-born actress Doris Dowling followed her older sister Constance Dowling (who died relatively young in 1969) to Hollywood and made about an equal representation. Doris started off auspiciously with the role of the barfly and drinking companion to fellow alcoholic Ray Milland in the sobering classic film The Lost Weekend...
11. Clarence Clemons Clarence Clemons Actor, New York, New York
12. Terence Fisher Terence Fisher Director, Horror of Dracula Terence Fisher was born in Maida Vale, England, in 1904. Raised by his grandmother in a strict Christian Scientist environment, Fisher left school while still in his teens to join the Merchant Marine. By his own account he soon discovered that a life at sea was not for him, so he left the service and tried his hand at a succession of jobs ashore...
13. Frederick Jaeger Frederick Jaeger Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Frederick was educated in Germany and France. He came to England in 1939 and took up acting at the suggestion of his English headmaster. He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London between 1946 and 1948 and started his stage career at preston Rep in 1949. Many rep seasons in provinces before West End appearances including 'The Comedy of Errors'...
14. Richard Stahl Richard Stahl Actor, Five Easy Pieces
15. Barbara Cason Barbara Cason Actress, Exorcist II: The Heretic
16. Joan Caulfield Joan Caulfield Actress, The Unsuspected Movie and Broadway actress and former fashion model, Joan Caulfield was discovered by Broadway producers, which helped her successful career on stage. This then led to movies at Paramont Pictures. One of her most memorable roles was in The Unsuspected, opposite Claude Rains and Audrey Totter, during her time at the Warner Brothers Studio. Caulfield died at the age 69 from lung cancer.
17. William Tracy William Tracy Actor, The Shop Around the Corner Pittsburgh-born actor William Tracy was born on December 1, 1917, and began performing professionally as a youth. Trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, he appeared in musical and comedy roles until his big break arrived in 1937 at age 19 when he took over the role of fidgety military school...
18. Valerie Allen Valerie Allen Actress, Pillow Talk
19. Vincent Sherman Vincent Sherman Director, Mr. Skeffington
20. Peter Allen Peter Allen Soundtrack, Muriel's Wedding
21. Libby Holman Libby Holman Actress, Dreams That Money Can Buy Libby Holman's life was one of early poverty, extraordinary talent, scandal, fabulous wealth and tragedy. She's the stuff books and movies are ripe for. Born into a once-prosperous Jewish family in Ohio, her family's stock brokerage business collapsed in 1904 when her uncle disappeared after embezzling nearly $1 million...
22. Ronald Allen Ronald Allen Actor, A Night to Remember
23. Naseem Banu Naseem Banu Actress, Anokhi Ada Born into a wealthy family, Naseem was enchanted by movies as a young girl and became determined to be an actress. Her beauty attracted a myriad of film offers, but she had to resort to a hunger strike before her family would allow her to appear in movies. An overnight sensation, Naseem worked prolifically...
24. Bill Douglas Bill Douglas Writer, My Childhood
25. Nancy Addison Nancy Addison Actress, Guiding Light
26. Cay Forester Cay Forester Actress, D.O.A.
27. Marc McKerrow Marc McKerrow Self, Prodigal Sons
28. Charles Korvin Charles Korvin Actor, Berlin Express He was born in Piestany, Hungary, and came to the United States in 1940 after ten years studying at the Sorbonne where he worked in still and motion picture photography. After studying acting at the Barter Theater (Abingdon, VA), he made his 1943 debut on Broadway in "Dark Eyes" under the name Geza Korvin...
29. Arthur Howard Arthur Howard Actor, Moonraker
30. Jay Lawrence Jay Lawrence Actor, Stalag 17
31. Maurice Moscovitch Maurice Moscovitch Actor, The Great Dictator Veteran of New York's Yiddish theatre, this putty-faced character actor enjoyed four years in Hollywood, where he appeared in 14 films from 1936 through the year of his death.
32. Jean Delannoy Jean Delannoy Director, Inspector Maigret Jean Delannoy began his film career in the 1920s as an actor. By the 1930s he had switched careers and become an editor, then a short-subjects director. By the mid-'30s he was a full-fledged director, and soon garnered a reputation as a sensitive, understated craftsman with a thorough command of the medium...
33. Harriet Reynolds Harriet Reynolds Actress, Abigail's Party
34. Louise Carver Louise Carver Actress, The Big Trail
35. Roland Totheroh Roland Totheroh Cinematographer, Modern Times Rollie Totheroh worked as cinematographer on Charles Chaplin'S movies for over 30 years right from the earliest Mutual years in 1915 to Monsieur Verdoux, including all of Chaplin's masterpieces: The Kid, The Gold Rush, City Lights, Modern Times and The Great Dictator. Totheroh was the man with whom Chaplin had the longest working relationship, other than his brother Syd Chaplin.
36. Paul Bradley Paul Bradley Actor, One Grave Too Many
37. Felix Knight Felix Knight Actor, Babes in Toyland
38. Derek Godfrey Derek Godfrey Actor, The Abominable Dr. Phibes
39. Mario Todisco Mario Todisco Actor, Léon: The Professional
40. Hubert Cornfield Hubert Cornfield Director, Pressure Point
41. Bernard Manning Bernard Manning Self, The Great British Striptease
42. Aimée Delamain Aimée Delamain Actress, Santa Claus
43. Carlos F. Pouliot Carlos F. Pouliot Actor, Persecución criminal
44. Ruth Sobotka Ruth Sobotka Actress, Killer's Kiss
45. Doris Davenport Doris Davenport Actress, The Westerner Doris Davenport was born in Moline, IL, but grew up in Hollywood. Samuel Goldwyn gave her the part of Eddie Cantor's sweetheart in the famous ice cream factory scene (sung by Ethel Merman, Cantor, Davenport, Warren Hymer and Children's Chorus) after he saw her work as a Goldwyn Girl. As Doris Jordan...
46. Anne Belle Anne Belle Director, Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse
47. John Cheever John Cheever Writer, The Swimmer
48. Frances Scott Fitzgerald Smith Frances Scott Fitzgerald Smith Miscellaneous Crew, F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles'
49. Charles Woolf Charles Woolf Actor, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
50. Sally O'Neil Sally O'Neil Actress, Battling Butler Cute-as-a-button and diminutive in size, Sally O'Neil (sometimes billed as Sally O'Neill), was one of 11 children born to a judge in 1908 in Bayonne, New Jersey. Another sister would also become a well-known actress, Molly O'Day. Sally was educated in a convent and started in vaudeville where she was billed as "Chotsie Noonan" (her real name was Virginia Louise Concepta Noonan)...
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