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1. Peter Falk Peter Falk Actor, The Princess Bride 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 The future jungle wife of Tarzan and mother of Mia Farrow was a schooldays classmate of Vivien Leigh at the Convent of the Sacred Heart at Roehampton (London). At the age of nine she intended to become a pilot. After more school in Paris, back in Dublin, she met director Frank Borzage who was doing location filming for Fox and who invited her to Hollywood where she arrived...
3. Aaron Spelling Aaron Spelling Producer, Charlie's Angels 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...
4. 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'...
5. 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...
6. Richard Matheson Richard Matheson Writer, Twilight Zone: The Movie 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...
7. Ed McMahon Ed McMahon Self, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 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...
8. Buster Merryfield Buster Merryfield Actor, The Jolly Boys' Outing
9. Fay Holden Fay Holden Actress, Samson and Delilah
10. Frank Gatliff Frank Gatliff Actor, The Ipcress File
11. Enzo the Dog Enzo the Dog Actor, My Dog Skip
12. Stanley Andrews Stanley Andrews Actor, Meet John Doe
13. 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"...
14. Douglas Scott Douglas Scott Actor, Wuthering Heights
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. 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. Peter is widely celebrated for his role as a Draconian in the 1973 Doctor Who story Frontier In Space.
19. David Nicholls David Nicholls Actor, Gladiator
20. Elton Britt Elton Britt Actor, Laramie Composer, singer, songwriter and author, he joined ASCAP in 1946 and composed popular country-and-western and cowboy songs including "When a Cowboy is Happy", "Over the Trail", "Chime Bells", "Tall Cedars", "Weep No More My Darling", "Dusty Old Trunk in the Attic", and "I'll Be Crying Over You".
21. 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...
22. Rosina Lawrence Rosina Lawrence Actress, Way Out West Promising dancer, singer and ingenue in light films, notably some of the 'Our Gang' shorts as well as Laurel & Hardy comedies, who married in 1939 and thereupon retired from the screen.
23. John Furlong John Furlong Actor, Vampires
24. Gene Colan Gene Colan Writer, Blade II Long-time comic book artist, perhaps best known for his work at Marvel. At that company, Gene drew a revival of the Sub-Mariner in the mid-1960s; took over from artist Don Heck on Iron Man; took over from John Romita Sr. on Daredevil; spent time drawing Captain America; and launched a successful Marvel adaptation of Dracula...
25. Boris Vian Boris Vian Writer, Mood Indigo Engineer, poet, novelist, songwriter, jazz trumpeter, and record producer, Boris Vian was truly a symbol of the young post-war intellectuals of France.
26. Pat Ashton Pat Ashton Actress, On the Buses
27. Pitt Herbert Pitt Herbert Actor, Hud
28. 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)...
29. Hiroshi Shimizu Hiroshi Shimizu Director, Mr. Thank You
30. Michael T. Mikler Michael T. Mikler Actor, Westworld
31. Sydna Scott Sydna Scott Actress, Scrooged
32. William Hansen William Hansen Actor, Fail Safe
33. Pasqualino De Santis Pasqualino De Santis Cinematographer, Romeo and Juliet
34. Mary Young Mary Young Actress, The Lost Weekend
35. 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...
36. Jonathan Latimer Jonathan Latimer Writer, The Big Clock 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...
37. Cecilia de Mille Cecilia de Mille Actress, What's His Name
38. Birger Jensen Birger Jensen Actor, Smile, Emil
39. 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...
40. Ida Krottendorf Ida Krottendorf Actress, Das ausgefüllte Leben des Alexander Dubronski
41. Betty Shabazz Betty Shabazz Self, Seven Songs for Malcolm X
42. Malgorzata Braunek Malgorzata Braunek Actress, The Deluge
43. Bill Gratton Bill Gratton Actor, The Green Mile
44. Peter Malberg Peter Malberg Actor, Far til fire i byen
45. Lea Padovani Lea Padovani Actress, Give Us This Day
46. Carl Lange Carl Lange Actor, The Devil Strikes at Night
47. Helen Beaudine Helen Beaudine Actress, Penrod and Sam
48. Elliott Dexter Elliott Dexter Actor, Don't Change Your Husband
49. Lee MacGregor Lee MacGregor Actor, Twelve O'Clock High Served as a medic with the 118th Coast Artillary Battalion, Medical Detachment, in the US Army during WW2 attaining the rank of Tec 5. He retired from acting in 1952 and moved to El Paso in Texas, where he died in 1961. He is buried in Fort Bliss Military Cemetary in El Paso.
50. Joaquim Jordà Joaquim Jordà Writer, Carmen
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