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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. 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. 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...
7. Richard Matheson Richard Matheson Writer, Twilight Zone: The Movie Born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, Richard Burton Matheson first became a published author while still a child, when his stories and poems ran in the "Brooklyn Eagle". A lifelong reader of fantasy tales, he made his professional writing bow in 1950 when his short story "Born of Man and Woman"...
8. Buster Merryfield Buster Merryfield Actor, Only Fools and Horses....
9. Stanley Andrews Stanley Andrews Actor, Meet John Doe
10. Michael T. Mikler Michael T. Mikler Actor, Westworld
11. 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...
12. Fay Holden Fay Holden Actress, Samson and Delilah
13. Enzo the Dog Enzo the Dog Actor, My Dog Skip
14. Magali Noël Magali Noël Actress, La Dolce Vita
15. Frank Gatliff Frank Gatliff Actor, The Ipcress File
16. 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...
17. 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"...
18. 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'...
19. Rosina Lawrence Rosina Lawrence Actress, Way Out West
20. 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...
21. Malgorzata Braunek Malgorzata Braunek Actress, The Deluge
22. Pitt Herbert Pitt Herbert Actor, Hud
23. 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...
24. 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...
25. John Furlong John Furlong Actor, Vampires
26. 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.
27. 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...
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. Ralph Stanley Ralph Stanley Soundtrack, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Dr. Ralph Edmond Stanley, Senior was born to Lucy and Lee Stanley in Big Spraddle Creek, Virginia, near Stratton, in Dickenson County, Virginia on February 25, 1927. Ralph grew up in Southwestern Virginia. He is married to Jimmi, and they have 3 children, Lisa Tonya, and Ralph Stanley, II. Recently, Ralph opened a museum in Clintwood, Virginia. He currently resides in Coeburn, Virginia.
30. Michael Herr Michael Herr Writer, Full Metal Jacket
31. Sydna Scott Sydna Scott Actress, Scrooged
32. William Hansen William Hansen Actor, Fail-Safe
33. Pat Ashton Pat Ashton Actress, The Gaffer
34. David Nicholls David Nicholls Actor, Gladiator
35. Helmuth Lohner Helmuth Lohner Actor, Widower with 5 Daughters
36. Hiroshi Shimizu Hiroshi Shimizu Director, Mr. Thank You
37. 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...
38. Bill Gratton Bill Gratton Actor, The Green Mile
39. Inder Thakur Inder Thakur Actor, Nadiya Ke Paar
40. Piero Lulli Piero Lulli Actor, My Name Is Nobody
41. Lea Padovani Lea Padovani Actress, Give Us This Day
42. Mary Young Mary Young Actress, The Lost Weekend
43. Harindranath Chattopadhyay Harindranath Chattopadhyay Actor, Bawarchi Harindranath Chattopadhyay was born on April 2, 1898 and died on June 23, 1990. He was an Indian English poet, an actor, and he was a member of the 1st Lok Sabha from Vijayawada constituency. He was the younger brother of Sarojini Naidu. He is famous for poems like Noon and Shaper Shaped. He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1973...
44. 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.
45. Anne Sharp Anne Sharp Actress, The Crawling Eye
46. Joy Nichols Joy Nichols Actress, A King in New York
47. Emma Littlefield Emma Littlefield Actress, He Got There After All
48. Peter Ruric Peter Ruric Writer, The Black Cat George Carol Sims' writing career was spent under two distinct pseudonyms. As Paul Cain he wrote a remarkable series of 17 hard-boiled detective novelettes for the pulp magazine "Black Mask" beginning in early 1932. His character, gambler Gerry Kells, was so popular that the first five stories were...
49. Olive Milbourne Olive Milbourne Actress, Sixpenny Corner
50. Alex Sichel Alex Sichel Writer, If These Walls Could Talk 2
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