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1. James Gandolfini James Gandolfini Actor, The Man Who Wasn't There James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, New Jersey, to Santa (Penna), a high school lunchlady, and James Joseph Gandolfini, Sr., a bricklayer and head school janitor. His parents were both of Italian origin. Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin...
2. Sunny Johnson Sunny Johnson Actress, Flashdance
3. Ed Wynn Ed Wynn Actor, Alice in Wonderland Long-time star comedian in vaudeville who, at the urging of his actor son, Keenan Wynn, would late in life take up acting, both light and serious. He is especially remembered for his role in the Playhouse 90 television drama "Requiem for a Heavyweight" and in the film Mary Poppins.
4. Richard Lynch Richard Lynch Actor, Halloween Richard Hugh Lynch was born on February 12, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York City. He is one of seven children. Before starting a career as an actor, he joined the United States Marine Corps in 1958. He served for four years where he made Corporal, and did a tour of the Middle East with the Sixth Fleet. He began his training with Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen at H.B...
5. Jean Arthur Jean Arthur Actress, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington This marvelous screen comedienne's best asset was only muffled during her seven years' stint in silent films. That asset? It was, of course, her squeaky, frog-like voice, which silent-era cinema audiences had simply no way of perceiving, much less appreciating. Jean Arthur, born Gladys Georgianna Greene in upstate New York...
6. Will Wright Will Wright Actor, Adam's Rib One of those familiar character actors who seems to have been born old, Will Wright specialized in playing crusty old codgers, rich skinflints, crooked small-town politicians and the like. A former newspaper reporter in San Francisco, he switched careers and entered vaudeville, then took to the stage...
7. Geraldine Brooks Geraldine Brooks Actress, Possessed A resolute, blue-eyed brunette with attractive, slightly pinched features, Geraldine Brooks was born to a Dutch couple on October 29, 1925, in New York City. Her parents had a theater-based background -- father, James Stroock, owned a top costume company and mother, Bianca, was a costume designer and stylist...
8. J.M. Barrie J.M. Barrie Writer, Hook
9. Don Diamond Don Diamond Actor, The Old Man and the Sea Brooklyn-born Don Diamond's most famous role is probably that of the scheming and ambitious, but inept and somewhat cowardly, underling Crazy Cat to Frank DeKova's Chief Wild Eagle in the cult western comedy series F Troop. By the time he got that role he had been an actor for quite some time...
10. Frank Borzage Frank Borzage Director, A Farewell to Arms
11. Ursula Thiess Ursula Thiess Actress, Bandido Gorgeous was too tame a word for this foreigner stunner. Glamorous brunette beauty Ursula Thiess was born Ursula Schmidt in Hamburg Germany on May 15, 1924, the daughter of Hans Schmidt, who managed a printing company, and Wilhelmine Lange, her turbulent childhood including working as compulsory farm...
12. Antonio Aguilar Antonio Aguilar Actor, The Undefeated Born in Villanueva, Zacatecas, to Jesús Aguilar y Aguilar and Ángela Márquez Barraza Valle, Antonio Aguilar is one of the most iconic actor-singers of Mexican cinema. He began his singing career in the 1940's and then debuted in national Mexican cinema in 1952, during its Golden era. Later in his acting career...
13. Olga Georges-Picot Olga Georges-Picot Actress, The Day of the Jackal
14. Vince Flynn Vince Flynn Writer, American Assassin After graduating from college, Vince Flynn went to work for Kraft General Foods, where he was an account and sales marketing specialist. Although he enjoyed his job, something was missing. Flynn wanted a challenge, and in 1990 he left Kraft to accept an aviation candidate slot with the United States Marine Corps...
15. Lotte Reiniger Lotte Reiniger Director, The Adventures of Prince Achmed
16. Anthony Bate Anthony Bate Actor, Ghost Story An immaculate gent of sober appearance and cultivated presence, Bate was seemingly destined to play spymasters and senior civil servants. Lean, pale-eyed and of deceptively mild intonation, he was capable of unnervingly icy composure, never more effectively displayed than as the chameleon-like Soviet mole Kim Philby in ITV's telemovie Philby, Burgess and Maclean...
17. Natalie Talmadge Natalie Talmadge Actress, Our Hospitality Natalie Talmadge was the middle daughter of the original "stage mother", Margaret Talmadge (Peg). Her two sisters, Constance Talmadge (the comedienne) and Norma Talmadge (the tragedian) were also in the movies, and had their own production companies, bankrolled by Norma's husband in the 1920s, Joseph M. Schenck...
18. Coluche Coluche Actor, So Long, Stooge
19. Teru Shimada Teru Shimada Actor, You Only Live Twice
20. Klausjürgen Wussow Klausjürgen Wussow Actor, The Green Archer
21. Laura Sadler Laura Sadler Actress, Intimate Relations
22. Colin McCormack Colin McCormack Actor, First Knight Colin McCormack was born on December 2, 1941, in Cardiff, Wales. His father was a railway worker. He was educated at King's College in Cardiff, then studied at the Cardiff Art College before training at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. There, he met his future wife, the actress Wendy Allnutt...
23. William Golding William Golding Writer, Lord of the Flies
24. Elsie Giorgi Elsie Giorgi Miscellaneous Crew, Diagnosis Murder
25. Hans Moser Hans Moser Actor, Einmal der liebe Herrgott sein
26. Gerry Goffin Gerry Goffin Soundtrack, Forrest Gump
27. Manute Bol Manute Bol Self, Celebrity Boxing 2
28. Julia Smith Julia Smith Writer, EastEnders
29. Else Quecke Else Quecke Actress, Hunting Scenes from Bavaria
30. Eddie Vartan Eddie Vartan Composer, The Bear and the Doll
31. Tommy Lee Tommy Lee Actor, The Sand Pebbles
32. Jandhyala Jandhyala Writer, Aha Naa Pellanta
33. Candy Laird Candy Laird Actress, The Thief and the Stripper
34. Nate Esformes Nate Esformes Actor, All the President's Men
35. Krista Nell Krista Nell Actress, Feast of Satan
36. Lois Butler Lois Butler Actress, Mickey
37. Julius Rosenberg Julius Rosenberg Uncategorised
38. Ethel Rosenberg Ethel Rosenberg Uncategorised Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg was born in New York City to Barnet and Tessie Greenglass. The family was very poor and lived in a shabby, unheated tenement. Ethel, the only daughter, attended Hebrew schools and Seward Park High School, graduating at age 15. She became a clerk for a shipping company, but...
39. Warner Richmond Warner Richmond Actor, Child Bride Werner Paul Raetzmann was one of seven children born to a German-born father and Wisconsin-born mother. He and one brother decided to change their last name to Richmond. Living in rural Wisconsin, he became an expert horseman as a young man, and this skill would later earn him roles in western movies...
40. Vince O'Brien Vince O'Brien Actor, Guiding Light
41. Len Bias Len Bias Self, Without Bias Considered by many to be one of the greatest college basketball players of the modern era. During the 1985 and 1986 seasons, this unheralded Northwestern High School (Hyattsville, MD) product asserted himself into the forward spot at the University of Maryland. His highlight-reel performances, including...
42. Slim Whitman Slim Whitman Soundtrack, Close Encounters of the Third Kind
43. Don Shelton Don Shelton Actor, Them!
44. Gustaf Molander Gustaf Molander Director, Intermezzo He attended the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school 1907-1909 and went on to become an actor at the same theatre 1913-1926. His first work for the movies was the script to Thomas Graals bästa film and the follow-up Thomas Graals bästa barn. He made his directing debut with Bodakungen. During the 1920s he made his first movies based on the Selma Lagerlöf novels...
45. Yossele Rosenblatt Yossele Rosenblatt Actor, The Jazz Singer
46. Ray Martine Ray Martine Self, Episode #3.13
47. Alfred Santell Alfred Santell Director, Winterset American director, also billed early in his career as 'Al Santell'. A former architect (graduate of Los Angeles University), he began in the movie industry in 1914 as a general factotum at the 'Lubinville' Studio in Philadelphia, before working his way up the ladder to director/scenarist, handling one- and two-reel short comedy subjects for Mack Sennett...
48. GeGe Pearson GeGe Pearson Actress, Gullibles Travels A veteran radio actress, GeGe Pearson made her debut on "The Red Skelton Show" as Sara Dew. The role started on the first show (the pilot) on December 4th, 1945. While working on TRSS, Pearson also guest starred on other radio programs such as a couple episodes of "My Favorite Husband" starring Lucille Ball...
49. Mario Soldati Mario Soldati Writer, Fuga in Francia Mario Soldati studied by the Jesuits and in the 1920s was acquainted with liberal intellectuals who gathered around Piero Gobetti. He wrote his first play ("Pilatus") when he was 18, and published hist first short story collection ("Salmace") in 1929. In 1935 he reached literary success with "America primo amore" (America First Love)...
50. Peter Townsend Peter Townsend Self, The Battle for The Battle of Britain
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