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1. Judy Garland Judy Garland Soundtrack, The Wizard of Oz One of the brightest, most tragic movie stars of Hollywood's Golden Era, Judy Garland was a much-loved character whose warmth and spirit, along with her rich and exuberant voice, kept theatre-goers entertained with an array of delightful musicals. She was born Frances Ethel Gumm on 10 June 1922 in Minnesota...
2. Fred Astaire Fred Astaire Soundtrack, Top Hat Fred Astaire was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Johanna (Geilus) and Fritz Austerlitz, a brewer. Fred entered show business at age 5. He was successful both in vaudeville and on Broadway in partnership with his sister, Adele Astaire. After Adele retired to marry in 1932, Astaire headed to Hollywood. Signed to RKO...
3. George Carlin George Carlin Actor, Dogma Born and raised by his mother in Manhattan, New York City. His parents divorced when he was two months. His mother (as well as his father) worked in marketing, where they met. The long hours the mother worked left the young George by himself for long hours every day, providing him (in his own words)...
4. Moose Moose Actor, My Coffee with Niles Moose was the youngest of a litter of four, yet was also the biggest, hence his name. Hyper and destructive as a pup, he eventually found his way to Birds & Animals Unlimited, where he got his job playing Eddie on 'Frasier', before going on to act in the film My Dog Skip, along with his son, Enzo.
5. Hope Summers Hope Summers Actress, Rosemary's Baby Versatile, dark-haired actress Hope Summers could portray a friendly neighbor or companion as she did for Frances Bavier's Aunt Bee character on many episodes of The Andy Griffith Show or a deceptive threat as her witch character proved to be to John Cassavetes' quivering pregnant wife in Rosemary's Baby...
6. Dody Goodman Dody Goodman Actress, One Life to Live Her quivery, high-pitched, Southern-cracked tones were once described as sounding like "a Tweetie Pie cartoon bird strangling on peanut butter." Just the absurdity of that description fits comedienne Dody Goodman to a tee. One did not know what to make of her, but she could certainly induce laughter with a mere perplexed look...
7. David O. Selznick David O. Selznick Producer, Gone with the Wind David O. Selznick was a son of the silent movie producer Lewis J. Selznick. David studied at Columbia University until his father lost his fortune in the 1920s. David started work as an MGM script reader, shortly followed by becoming an assistant to Harry Rapf. He left MGM to work at Paramount then RKO...
8. Nigel Stock Nigel Stock Actor, The Great Escape A veteran of stage, screen, radio and TV, character actor Nigel Stock was born in Malta in 1919, the son of Captain W.H. Stock, RE, and his wife Margaret Marion Munro. In British India from childhood, he and his sister Angela returned to the UK in his early teens for schooling. Nigel was educated at St...
9. Joseph Losey Joseph Losey Director, The Servant Belonging to an important family clan in Wisconsin, Joseph Losey studied philosophy but was always interested in theater and thus worked together with Bertolt Brecht. After directing some shorts for MGM, he made his first important film, The Boy with Green Hair, for RKO. While he was filming The Prowler in Italy he was summoned to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee...
10. Dennis Day Dennis Day Actor, Melody Time Always bright and beaming from ear to ear, Irish singer Dennis Day's name and career remains synonymous with that of Jack Benny's, working with the star comedian on radio and TV for the entire duration. It was Jack who gave him his break in 1939 and Jack who kept him employed as a singer and naive comic sidekick (his "Gee...
11. Tracy Wright Tracy Wright Actress, Me and You and Everyone We Know
12. Chuck Mitchell Chuck Mitchell Actor, General Hospital Chuck Mitchell was born on November 28, 1927, in Connecticut. A large, tubby and intimidating 6'3" hulk of a man with a deep voice and a scruffy demeanor, Mitchell was often cast as hostile and/or despicable characters. Mitchell was excellent as mean, sleazy and hateful brothel owner Porky in the uproariously raunchy hit comedy Porky's and its equally amusing sequel Porky's 3: Revenge...
13. Gary David Goldberg Gary David Goldberg Writer, Spin City Gary David Goldberg was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 25, 1944. After a prolonged and checkered collegiate career, which began at Brandeis University in 1962 and ended at San Diego State University in 1975 (with many other schools in between), he moved to Hollywood to try to make it as a writer...
14. Don Henderson Don Henderson Actor, Star Wars
15. Victor Maddern Victor Maddern Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
16. Cheh Chang Cheh Chang Director, Five Deadly Venoms Chang Cheh was the leading Martial Arts director in Hong Kong in the 1970s, now with close to 100 films to his name. His has influenced other directors such as John Woo and Liu Chiau Liang, and made famous such Hong Kong stars as Philip Kwok, Fu Sheng and Lung Ti. Chang has declared that he will stop working after he has made his 101st film...
17. Lola Lane Lola Lane Actress, The Girl from Havana Lola Lane, born Dorothy Mullican, grew up Indianola, Iowa. Small-town life was not to her taste and she yearned to be in show business. She was also a bit of a rebel: once in her teens she scandalized the townsfolk by dancing a particularly progressive Charleston right in front of the church - which was emptying after Sunday service...
18. Holly Lewis Holly Lewis Actress, Pirates of Silicon Valley
19. Emory Parnell Emory Parnell Actor, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
20. Juan Luis Galiardo Juan Luis Galiardo Actor, Familia He studies in the Escuela Oficial de Cinematografia (Madrid). His debut was in 1966. He works also in theater and TV.
21. Daphne Heard Daphne Heard Actress, The Triple Echo
22. Geraldine Wall Geraldine Wall Actress, Black Magic
23. Stuart Randall Stuart Randall Actor, Indestructible Man
24. Ron Pratt Ron Pratt Production Designer, The Tempest
25. Alan Webb Alan Webb Actor, The Great Train Robbery
26. George Siegmann George Siegmann Actor, The Birth of a Nation
27. Clive Clerk Clive Clerk Actor, Send Me No Flowers
28. Kevin O'Connor Kevin O'Connor Actor, Let's Scare Jessica to Death
29. Christopher Rhodes Christopher Rhodes Actor, The Guns of Navarone Sir Christopher Rhodes, 3rd baronet was the only son of Sir John Rhodes DSO, 2nd baronet and former chairman of Thomas Rhodes Ltd, cotton spinners and manufacturers. Educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford. He succeeded his father to the baronency in 1955. He served in the Essex regiment during...
30. Jane Cowl Jane Cowl Writer, Smilin' Through Jane Cowl was born in Boston, Massachusetts on December 14, 1884. Jane was one of the fine stage actresses of her time, who eventually found her way onto the silver screen in 1915 in Garden of Lies. She appeared (and became a playwright) on Broadway from 1903-47; acted in The Spreading Dawn in 1917 but she stepped away from films for a long time...
31. Steve Rossi Steve Rossi Self, The Comedy Survival Kit Steve Rossi was part of a comedy duo with Marty Allen in the '60s and '70s. They played Vegas, appeared on game shows and made many appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show.
32. Bramwell Fletcher Bramwell Fletcher Actor, The Mummy
33. David Rayfiel David Rayfiel Writer, The Firm
34. Nancy Daus-Sullivan Nancy Daus-Sullivan Actress, Eastern Championship Wrestling
35. Jack Davies Jack Davies Writer, Ffolkes
36. Ross Ford Ross Ford Actor, Reform School Girl
37. Diana Rabito Diana Rabito Actress, For a Few Dollars More
38. Yevgeni Bauer Yevgeni Bauer Director, Posle smerti Yevgeni Bauer was the most important filmmaker of the early Russian cinema, who made about eighty silent films in 5 years before the Russian Revolution of 1917. He was born Yevgeni Frantsevich Bauer in 1865, in Moscow, Russia, into an artistic family. His father, Franz Bauer, was a renown musician who played zither...
39. Raúl Ramírez Raúl Ramírez Actor, Juan el enterrador
40. Nacho Galindo Nacho Galindo Actor, The Gay Cavalier
41. Sonia Saviange Sonia Saviange Actress, Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
42. Raúl Astor Raúl Astor Writer, Maria Guadalupe
43. Paul Czinner Paul Czinner Director, The Bolshoi Ballet
44. Pat Nixon Pat Nixon Self, Disneyland '59
45. David MacDonald David MacDonald Director, Devil Girl from Mars Scottish-born David MacDonald got his training in the industry in the US under celebrated producer/director Cecil B. DeMille, who hired him in 1929 as a production assistant. MacDonald returned to Britain in 1936 after his apprenticeship with DeMille and secured a job as a director on what were called "quota quickies"...
46. Nella Last Nella Last Writer, Housewife, 49 Nella Last was a Cumbrian housewife with a talent for writing who chronicled her life for the social research organisation, Mass Observation. Many other Mass Observation diaries, now held in the Mass Observation Archive at the University of Sussex, ended with the conclusion of World War II. Nella, however...
47. Ann Landers Ann Landers Self, Episode dated 8 January 1979
48. Jacqueline Audry Jacqueline Audry Director, La garçonne
49. Claude Magnier Claude Magnier Writer, Oscar
50. Alan Reynolds Alan Reynolds Actor, Cape Fear
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