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1. Jayne Mansfield Jayne Mansfield Self, The Match Game One of the leading sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, film actress Jayne Mansfield was born Vera Jayne Palmer on April 19, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to Vera J. and Herbert W. Palmer. Her parents were well-to-do, with her father a successful attorney in Phillipburg, New Jersey, where Jayne began her girlhood...
2. Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn Actress, Bringing Up Baby Born May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was devastated at age 14 to find him dead...
3. William Hickey William Hickey Actor, The Nightmare Before Christmas Son of Edward & Nora Hickey. Best known as the ancient Mafia don in Prizzi's Honor, Hickey had a long, distinguished career in film, television, and the stage. Began career as a child actor on the variety stage. Made Broadway debut as walk-on in George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" (1951 production, starring Uta Hagen)...
4. Lana Turner Lana Turner Actress, Imitation of Life Lana Turner had an acting ability that belied the "Sweater Girl" image MGM thrust upon her, and even many of her directors admitted that they knew she was capable of greatness (check out The Postman Always Rings Twice). Unfortunately, her private life sometimes overshadowed her professional accomplishments. Lana Turner was born Julia Jean Mildred Francis Turner in Wallace...
5. Bob Crane Bob Crane Actor, Hogan's Heroes Bob Crane was born Robert Edward Crane, in Waterbury, Connecticut, July 13th 1928. In 1942, at the age of 14, Bob began drumming for the Connecticut Symphony Orchestra. He was dismissed a year later because he was not considered "serious enough". Shortly thereafter Bob began a radio career which eventually took him west to Los Angeles and landed him in the morning drive slot at CBS powerhouse KNX...
6. Don S. Davis Don S. Davis Actor, Stargate SG-1
7. Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney Self, The Lux Show Rosemary Clooney was born in Maysville, Kentucky, to Marie Frances (Guilfoyle) and Andrew Joseph Clooney. She was one of five children. Her father was of Irish and German descent, and her mother was of Irish and English ancestry. She grew up in Maysville, where she and her sister Betty Clooney used to sing in her grandfather's mayoral election campaigns...
8. Vittorio Gassman Vittorio Gassman Actor, Sleepers Vittorio Gassman studied theatre in his youth and was quite a good basketball player. He debuted on stage in 1943 and soon felt home in all classical theatre works. Since 1946 he also worked at the movies and his first big role there was the criminal in Bitter Rice. This fixed him to his main parts: The ambiguous gentleman inflicting pain and pleasure at the same time...
9. Jim Kelly Jim Kelly Actor, Enter the Dragon With his funky Afro hairstyle, super cool attitude and superb karate skills, Jim Kelly was instantly identifiable, and one of the top martial arts film stars of the early 1970s. After appearing in a minor film role, Kelly's second screen effort was as one of the invited guests to the deadly Han's Island in Enter the Dragon...
10. Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle Actor, The Bell Boy Roscoe Arbuckle, one of nine children, was the baby of the family who weighed a reported 16 pounds at birth. Born in Smith Center, Kansas, on March 24, 1887, his family moved to California when he was a year old. At age eight he appeared on the stage. His first part was with the Webster-Brown Stock Company...
11. Jan Rubes Jan Rubes Actor, Witness Born in Czechoslovakia. After graduating in 1945 from the Conservatory of Music in Prague, Jan Rubes went on to join the Prague Opera House as their youngest basso singer. He also performed at the Pilsen Opera House in leading roles in his early years. By 1948, he was chosen to represent Czechoslovakia at the International Music Festival held in Geneva and won first prize in his category...
12. Edward Yang Edward Yang Writer, Yi Yi Born on November 6, 1947 in Shanghai, China, Edward Yang has become one of the most talented international filmmakers of his generation. Along with Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Tsai Ming-Liang, Yang ranks among the leading artists of the Taiwanese New Wave, and one of the world's most brilliant auteurs. Growing up in Taipei...
13. Pamela Mason Pamela Mason Actress, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask
14. Bruce Malmuth Bruce Malmuth Director, Hard to Kill Bruce Malmuth has enjoyed a distinguished career in film, television and theater as a writer, director and actor. Soon after achieving success with his commercials (Excedrin Headache #1 and Fresca Snowstorms campaigns, and other Clio winners) Mr. Malmuth made his film directorial debut with Sylvester Stallone in the classic thriller Nighthawks...
15. Robert Drivas Robert Drivas Actor, Cool Hand Luke Actor-turned-director Robert Drivas showed dark, brooding power and strong potential on the 60s stage, film and TV but, in the long run, did not achieve the kind of success he deserved. Born on November 21, 1935, the Coral Gables, Florida native initially studied his craft at the Universities of Chicago and Miami...
16. Don Matheson Don Matheson Actor, General Hospital
17. Billy Beck Billy Beck Actor, Just Like Heaven Character actor Billy Beck was born Frank Billerbeck on May 26, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Billy did drawings of clowns as a kid. Beck fought with the Allied Forces in France during World War II and returned in 1948 to Paris, France, where he began his show business career acting in French films...
18. Henry King Henry King Director, Twelve O'Clock High For more than three decades, Henry King was the most versatile and reliable (not to mention hard-working) contract director on the 20th Century-Fox lot. His tenure lasted from 1930 to 1961, spanning most of Hollywood's "golden" era. King was renowned as a specialist in literary adaptations (A Bell for Adano...
19. Allan Carr Allan Carr Producer, Grease
20. Rod Amateau Rod Amateau Producer, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Starting out as a radio writer, Rodney Amateau began his career as a dialogue coach and filmed screen tests for Fox Studios while working as a stunt dbl before directing 2nd Unit's, where he began his film career. He soon turned to directing TV series, which he did for many years before returning to film directing in the 1970s.
21. François Périer François Périer Actor, The Nights of Cabiria Francois Perier was one of France's most prolific character leads. Born in Paris, his father managed a wine shop. At age 14, he wrote to legendary actor Louis Jouvet who subsequently helped him enter the Cours Simon and Le Conservatoire dramatic institutions. A stage star by 1938, he then apprenticed in bit film parts...
22. Victor Lundin Victor Lundin Actor, Robinson Crusoe on Mars
23. Ron Gans Ron Gans Actor, Hell Night While many people may not know Ron Gans' face, any self-respecting fan of 70s drive-in exploitation cinema should be highly familiar with his extremely distinctive and unmistakable deep'n'dulcet velvet smooth golden throat voice. Gans lent his deliciously plummy tones to numerous theatrical trailers...
24. Kitty Kelly Kitty Kelly Actress, So Proudly We Hail!
25. John Abineri John Abineri Actor, The Godfather: Part III
26. Karen Lamm Karen Lamm Actress, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
27. Jess Hahn Jess Hahn Actor, The Trial Indiana-born Jess Hahn never played in an American movie, at least shot on American soil. On the other hand, this friendly giant with a nice sense of humor was a fixture in French movies where he often landed roles as a tough gangster or a Yankee (whether an army officer, a C.I.A./F.B.I. agent or an expatriated John Doe)...
28. Primo Carnera Primo Carnera Actor, Ercole e la regina di Lidia
29. Adam Ageli Adam Ageli Actor, Scorpion
30. Dan Sheridan Dan Sheridan Actor, Lawman
31. Declan Mulholland Declan Mulholland Actor, Time Bandits
32. Tony D'Amario Tony D'Amario Actor, District B13
33. Jane Rose Jane Rose Actress, Phyllis
34. Michael Brennan Michael Brennan Actor, Thunderball
35. Cully Holland Cully Holland Actor, Warbirds
36. Roy Rowland Roy Rowland Director, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. Roy Rowland studied law at the University of Southern California, then joined MGM as a script clerk. As if getting that job wasn't enough good luck in the middle of the Depression, he also married the niece of MGM chief Louis B. Mayer. He sharpened his directing chops at MGM with a series of shorts starting in the 1930s...
37. Jean St. Clair Jean St. Clair Actress, The Exchange Student
38. Jessica Dee Jessica Dee Actress, The 8th Sin
39. Dave Semenko Dave Semenko Self, Ice Guardians
40. James Craven James Craven Actor, King of the Rocket Men
41. Noel Dyson Noel Dyson Actress, Father Dear Father
42. Margaret Johnston Margaret Johnston Actress, Burn, Witch, Burn
43. James W. Horne James W. Horne Director, Way Out West
44. Ronald Shiner Ronald Shiner Actor, Dry Rot
45. Steve Clark Steve Clark Actor, Under California Stars
46. Vera West Vera West Costume Designer, Shadow of a Doubt
47. Bert Glennon Bert Glennon Cinematographer, Stagecoach While attending Stanford University in 1912, Bert Glennon was hired as an assistant cameraman, and, upon graduation, went into the film business full-time. Becoming a director of photography in 1916, Glennon became one of the industry's most respected craftsmen and worked often for such perfectionist directors as John Ford and Cecil B. DeMille...
48. Jessie Lee Fulton Jessie Lee Fulton Actress, Paper Moon
49. Ladislav Chudík Ladislav Chudík Actor, Nemocnice na kraji mesta
50. Antonio Badú Antonio Badú Actor, Cantaclaro
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