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1. Peter Falk Peter Falk Actor, Columbo Peter Michael Falk was born on September 16, 1927, in New York City, New York. At the age of 3, his right eye was surgically removed due to cancer. He graduated from Ossining High School, where he was president of his class. His early career choices involved becoming a certified public accountant, and...
2. Maureen O'Sullivan Maureen O'Sullivan Actress, Hannah and Her Sisters Maureen Paula O'Sullivan was born on May 17, 1911 in County Roscommon, Ireland, to Evangeline "Mary Eva" Lovatt (Frazer) and Charles Joseph O'Sullivan, an officer in the Connaught Rangers. She was of Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The future mother of Mia Farrow was educated in private Catholic girls schools in London...
3. Dick Van Patten Dick Van Patten Actor, Eight Is Enough Dick Van Patten began acting as a child. He made his first of 27 Broadway appearances, at age seven, in "Tapestry in Grey". After, he appeared in many films, including Freaky Friday, with Jodie Foster; Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Spaceballs. His TV credits include his starring role on the hit 80's comedy-drama...
4. Aaron Spelling Aaron Spelling Producer, Sunset Beach Aaron Spelling graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Before that, he attended Forest Avenue High. He started as a writer and sold his first script to Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre. He wrote for various television shows, including Playhouse 90. After he wrote his first pilot he became a producer for Four Star Productions...
5. Ed McMahon Ed McMahon Thanks, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Ed McMahon's first appearance before a microphone was as a 15-year-old "caller" at a bingo game in Maine. After that, he spent the next three years touring the state fair and carnival circuit. A Marine fighter pilot during World War II, McMahon sold vegetable slicers on Atlantic City's boardwalk to put himself through Catholic University in Washington...
6. Corinne Calvet Corinne Calvet Actress, General Hospital Statuesque, seductive French leading lady who underwent several early career changes before settling on the acting profession. Corinne Calvet first ventured into the field of criminal law (at the Sorbonne), then gained qualification as an interior decorator with an appreciation of fine arts and antiques...
7. Richard Matheson Richard Matheson Writer, I Am Legend Richard Matheson has written novels and short stories, as well as screenplays for both film and television. He has sometimes written under the pen name, "Logan Swanson". His prose has often been adapted for the screen by others and sometimes by Matheson, himself. Notably, he is among the few writers who contributed to Rod Serling's classic television series...
8. Buster Merryfield Buster Merryfield Actor, Only Fools and Horses....
9. Stanley Andrews Stanley Andrews Actor, Meet John Doe
10. John Laurie John Laurie Actor, Hamlet John Laurie was a Scotsman who would play many character roles in his long career - a lot of Scotsmen to be sure - but an enthusiastic and skilled actor in nearly 120 screen roles. He was the son of a mill worker, and studied for a career in architecture which he indeed began. But with World War I he left his position to join the British army...
11. Magali Noël Magali Noël Actress, La Dolce Vita
12. William S. Hart William S. Hart Actor, The Narrow Trail A storybook hero, the original screen cowboy, ever forthright and honest, even when (as was often the case) he played a villain, William S. Hart lived for a while in the Dakota Territory, then worked as a postal clerk in New York City. In 1888 he began to study acting. In 1899 he created the role of Messala in "Ben-Hur"...
13. Mary Boland Mary Boland Actress, The Women Lively, buxom character actress Mary Boland made a name for herself playing vacuous or pixillated motherly types during the 1930's. One of her most memorable performances was as the addle-brained Mrs. Rimplegar of Three Cornered Moon, who gives away her family fortune to a swindler because he seemed like 'such a nice young man'...
14. Fay Holden Fay Holden Actress, Samson and Delilah
15. Enzo Enzo Actor, My Dog Skip
16. Michael T. Mikler Michael T. Mikler Actor, Westworld
17. Stuart Nisbet Stuart Nisbet Actor, Casino Character actor Stuart Nisbet was born on January 17, 1934 in Los Angeles, California. The son of Emmet and Hazel Nisbet, Stuart grew up in Bakersfield, California before eventually moving to and settling down in Glendale, California. Nisbet studied acting at both Los Angeles City College and California State University in Los Angeles...
18. Pitt Herbert Pitt Herbert Actor, Hud
19. Odile Versois Odile Versois Actress, Chance Meeting Docile, delicately beautiful, light-haired Parisian actress Odile Versois was born Katiana de Poliakoff-Baidaroff on June 14, 1930, the second of four Poliakoff sisters, all of whom became renown actresses in their own right. From an artistic family (her father was opera singer Vladimir de Poliakoff)...
20. Steve Viksten Steve Viksten Writer, Hey Arnold! Steve was born in Ventura, California, in 1960, the son of a Sears vice president. By high school, his family had settled in Arcadia, California, where Steve was editor of his high school newspaper, the un-P.C. AHS "Apache Pow-Wow." He graduated in 1978. After high school Steve attended the University of Missouri...
21. Zarah Leander Zarah Leander Soundtrack, Inglourious Basterds Beginning her acting-singing career in provincial Swedish theaters in 1929, she soon worked her way up to starring roles in Stockholm and Vienna. In 1936 she signed a contract with the Berlin film studio, UFA, despite her imperfect command of German. During World War II she became the highest-paid star of the Nazi cinema...
22. Jonathan Latimer Jonathan Latimer Writer, Perry Mason American writer of thrillers and film scripts, the son of a Chicago lawyer and a violinist. He was named 'Jonathan' after a famous ancestor who had served as a colonel on George Washington's staff during the American Revolutionary War. Latimer was a graduate of Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Following travels in Europe...
23. Rosina Lawrence Rosina Lawrence Actress, Way Out West This gorgeous green-eyed blonde was born in Canada to British parents and spent her early childhood attending schools in Canada, England, Boston and Los Angeles (where her father worked as a stage carpenter and set designer). She studied ballet for four years and tap dancing for another at the Maurice Kussell Studio...
24. Peter Birrel Peter Birrel Actor, Sharpe's Company Peter Birrel married actress Stephanie Cole only a few years before he died. They appeared together in a play early in both of their careers and met up by chance some 40 or so years later. Peter is widely celebrated for his role as the Draconian Prince in _"Frontier in Space" {Doctor Who(#10.9)}"_ episodes 1-2 and 5-6.
25. Michael Herr Michael Herr Writer, Full Metal Jacket
26. Frank Giering Frank Giering Actor, Funny Games Born and raised in Magdeburg (Germany), Frank Giering gained first stage experience as a background actor at the former known "Maxim-Gorki" theatre Magdeburg". During this time the desire arose to become an actor even though he said at a later time, that this desire was mainly animated due to his hunger...
27. Malgorzata Braunek Malgorzata Braunek Actress, The Deluge
28. Kim Winona Kim Winona Actress, Brave Eagle A full blooded Sioux Indian, Kim spent her childhood on the rosebud reservation in South Dakota. When she was 17, she and her parents moved to Spokane, Wash. where she met her husband who was also of Indian extraction. At this time she had no theatrical aspirations. Soon after her marriage they moved to Los Angeles...
29. Enzo Barboni Enzo Barboni Director, They Call Me Trinity Enzo Barboni (nick name E.B. Clucher) is one of the most representative filmmakers of the last line of the western to Italian thanks to the parodistic and trumpet-like series of Trinity. Born in 1922, Enzo Barboni began operating as a car operator in 1942, only twenty years later, and in 1961 became director of photography with the film The two marshals of Sergio Corbucci...
30. Douglas Scott Douglas Scott Actor, Wuthering Heights
31. John Furlong John Furlong Actor, Vampires
32. David Nicholls David Nicholls Actor, Gladiator
33. Mary Young Mary Young Actress, The Lost Weekend
34. Anne Sharp Anne Sharp Actress, The Crawling Eye
35. Birger Jensen Birger Jensen Actor, Smil Emil
36. Fred Steiner Fred Steiner Music Department, Mrs. Doubtfire Of Hungarian ancestry, the son of film composer George Steiner followed in his father's footsteps. A child prodigy, he played the piano by the age of six and cello at thirteen. Growing up in Manhattan, Fred immersed himself in his father's vast collection of records, which included a great deal of orchestral and chamber music...
37. Pasqualino De Santis Pasqualino De Santis Cinematographer, Romeo and Juliet
38. Frank Gatliff Frank Gatliff Actor, The Ipcress File
39. Pat Ashton Pat Ashton Actress, The Gaffer
40. Helmuth Lohner Helmuth Lohner Actor, Widower with 5 Daughters
41. Lea Padovani Lea Padovani Actress, Give Us This Day
42. Fred Krause Fred Krause Actor, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
43. William Hansen William Hansen Actor, Fail-Safe
44. Peter Malberg Peter Malberg Actor, Far til fire i byen
45. Jeff DeBenning Jeff DeBenning Actor, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
46. Robert F. Cawley Robert F. Cawley Actor, Knight Rider 2000 Robert was born on 25th July 1928 to Lillian Collins & Frank Cawley in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. He attended Edison High School at the same time as Ralph Branca (Brooklyn Dodger Pitcher). He represented Park Circle Skating Club of Brooklyn N.Y. and garnered 10 National Medals For artistic skating. He joined the cast of Skating Vanities (Roller Skating Show) and toured Europe...
47. Bill Gratton Bill Gratton Actor, The Green Mile
48. Boris Vian Boris Vian Writer, L'Écume des jours Engineer, poet, novelist, songwriter, jazz trumpeter, and record producer, Boris Vian was truly a symbol of the young post-war intellectuals of France.
49. Piero Lulli Piero Lulli Actor, My Name Is Nobody
50. Salah Abouseif Salah Abouseif Director, Bidaya wa nihaya
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