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1. Vivien Leigh Vivien Leigh Actress, Gone with the Wind If a film were made of the life of Vivien Leigh, it would open in India just before World War I, where a successful British businessman could live like a prince. In the mountains above Calcutta, a little princess is born. Because of the outbreak of World War I, she is six years old the first time her parents take her to England...
2. Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine Actor, The Wild Bunch Ernest Borgnine was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. His parents were Anna (Boselli), who had emigrated from Carpi (MO), Italy, and Camillo Borgnino, who had emigrated from Ottiglio (AL), Italy. As an only child, Ernest enjoyed most sports, especially boxing, but took no real interest in acting...
3. Roberts Blossom Roberts Blossom Actor, Home Alone Roberts Blossom was a marvelously quirky, talented, and versatile character actor who was especially adept at portraying cantankerous old oddballs. Born in 1924 in New Haven, Connecticutt, Blossom graduated from the prestigious Asheville School in 1941 and attended Harvard. Roberts initially planned on being a therapist...
4. Dick Sargent Dick Sargent Actor, Operation Petticoat Sargent was a trim, handsome man with a longish chin. He played a variety of gawky businessmen roles in feature films before finding a niche in tv history as the second Darrin on "Bewitched". Shortly before his death, Sargent publicly proclaimed he was gay, and became what he called "a retroactive role model" in the battle for gay rights.
5. June Allyson June Allyson Self, That's Entertainment! III American leading lady whose sweet smile and sunny disposition made her the prototypical girl-next-door of American movies of the 1940s. Raised in semi-poverty in Bronx neighborhoods by her divorced mother, Allyson (nee Ella Geisman) was injured in a fall at age eight and spent four years confined within a steel brace...
6. Michael Wilding Michael Wilding Actor, In Which We Serve Born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England on July 23, 1912, Wilding became a commercial artist after leaving school. He gained employment in the art department of a film studio in London in 1933, and he was soon approached by producers to become a movie star-in-training due to his dashing good looks. After debuting at age 21 in Bitter Sweet...
7. James Franciscus James Franciscus Actor, Beneath the Planet of the Apes James Grover Franciscus graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater. His father, John Allen Franciscus, was a pilot killed in action during WWII. His mother was named Loraine (nee Grover) and he had one sibling, a brother named John. Mr. Franciscus is best known for his work in television...
8. Vanna Bonta Vanna Bonta Actress, Beauty and the Beast Vanna Bonta is an American writer and actress known for her cameo as the superhero's mother (Zed's queen) in the fantasy classic The Beastmaster, and for her work on Beauty and the Beast, An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, and The Universe. She grew up in Bangkok, Thailand, Florence, Italy and the USA. She was born in the South and speaks fluent Italian...
9. Howard Duff Howard Duff Actor, Kramer vs. Kramer Tough, virile, wavy-haired and ruggedly handsome with trademark forlorn-looking brows that added an intriguing touch of vulnerability to his hard outer core, actor Howard Duff and his wife-at-the-time, actress Ida Lupino, were one of Hollywood's premiere film couples during the 1950s "Golden Age"...
10. Phil Foster Phil Foster Actor, Bang the Drum Slowly
11. Paul Mantz Paul Mantz Stunts, Only Angels Have Wings American aviator who became the most renowned stunt flyer in movies of the mid-twentieth century. The son of a school principal, he grew up Redwood City, California and developed a fascination with flying as a boy. He joined the Air Corps as a cadet and was a brilliant student pilot, but he was discharged after buzzing a train full of high-level officers...
12. Christine McIntyre Christine McIntyre Actress, Brideless Groom One of five children, Christine Cecilia McIntyre was born in Nogales, Arizona, on April 26, 1911, to John and Edna (nee Barnaby) McIntyre. In the early 1930s, Christine received a Bachelor of Music degree at Chicago Musical College, where she honed her operatic soprano voice (which can be heard in a handful of her movies); she also began her radio career in Chicago...
13. Virginia Munshin Virginia Munshin Actress, The Caretakers
14. Gene Lyons Gene Lyons Actor, A Taste of Armageddon
15. Isa Miranda Isa Miranda Actress, Summertime Isa Miranda was one of the most significant actresses in Europe from the 1930s-'50s. Her remarkable talent expressed itself both in cinema and theater. She reached international popularity in the 1930s, especially in France, Germany and Austria, and became the only international movie star produced by the fascist cinema...
16. Ward Kimball Ward Kimball Animation Department, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Ward Kimball joined Disney Studios in 1934 as an animator. He eventually became involved in all aspects of animation production, most notably as the designer of Jiminy Cricket for the film "Pinnochio." He was also responsible for the redesign of Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney recognized Kimball's achievements by making him one of the "Nine Old Men"...
17. Gene L. Coon Gene L. Coon Writer, The Killers Often referred to as 'the forgotten Gene' (a reference to Gene Roddenberry), Gene Lee Coon was one of the most important creative minds behind Star Trek. He is credited with inventing the Klingons and the 'Prime Directive', and with developing the interpersonal dynamics between Spock and McCoy (in particular...
18. Paul Michael Paul Michael Actor, General Hospital
19. Betty Ford Betty Ford Self, The Seminar
20. Victor Rendina Victor Rendina Actor, The Godfather
21. Thomas Meighan Thomas Meighan Actor, Male and Female Sadly, this once-popular silent screen star and older matinée idol for Paramount Studios, is all but forgotten today. Thomas "Tommy" Meighan was one of the rulers of the Hollywood roost, between the years 1915 and 1928. He was born in Pittsburgh, his father a president of a major manufacturing company...
22. Granville Bates Granville Bates Actor, My Favorite Wife Balding, worried-looking character actor of the 1930's with a strong line in lawyers, judges, sheriffs, mayors and storekeepers. Could play choleric or obtuse. Had a career in dramatic plays on Broadway from 1925 to 1935. In films from 1929. Well-received performance in The Great Man Votes as a corrupt...
23. Robert B. Hauser Robert B. Hauser Cinematographer, The Odd Couple
24. Robert Freitag Robert Freitag Actor, The Great Escape
25. Peter Hawkins Peter Hawkins Actor, The Adventures of Spot
26. Robert McKenzie Robert McKenzie Actor, The Sign of the Cucumber A small man with a big belly, McKenzie entered films in 1915 and spent most of his career in B-Westerns, usually as a gold-watch-chained banker.
27. Luis Saguar Luis Saguar Actor, 8MM
28. Christian-Jaque Christian-Jaque Director, Fan-Fan the Tulip
29. Percy Bysshe Shelley Percy Bysshe Shelley Writer, Gothic
30. Sam Denoff Sam Denoff Writer, That Girl Composer ("Bupkis"), author and actor, educated at Adelphi College, and later on the staff at WNEW in New York. He was a television script writer and also wrote much special material for night clubs and a number of singing commercials. Joining ASCAP in 1956, his chief musical collaborators include Gene Klavan, Bill Persky and James Haines.
31. Jack B. Sowards Jack B. Sowards Writer, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
32. Ginny Golden Ginny Golden Actress, Forgive and Forget
33. Samuel Berkowitz Samuel Berkowitz Self, Faces of Death
34. Dusan Vukotic Dusan Vukotic Director, Igra
35. Harry Spalding Harry Spalding Writer, The Watcher in the Woods Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and brought to the US when he was six, Harry Spalding credits his interest in writing to his mother, who read the classics aloud to him when he was a child. Early on, Spalding did some short story and newspaper writing, then went into the theater business as a film booker/buyer in San Francisco...
36. Abe Dinovitch Abe Dinovitch Actor, The Wizard of Oz
37. Frank Lackteen Frank Lackteen Actor, Malice in the Palace Shifty-eyed, high-cheekboned character player who, stealthy and scowling, portrayed exotic villains in US films for five decades from 1916.
38. Donn Gift Donn Gift Actor, The Yearling
39. Isabela Corona Isabela Corona Actress, A Man of Principle
40. Nick Condos Nick Condos Actor, The Broadway Buckaroo
41. Loring Smith Loring Smith Actor, The Cardinal
42. Hortense Petra Hortense Petra Actress, Kissin' Cousins
43. Gertie Green Gertie Green Actress, Three Little Pigskins
44. Irene Prador Irene Prador Actress, Treacle
45. George B. Seitz George B. Seitz Director, Love Finds Andy Hardy Former playwright George B. Seitz left the theater for Hollywood in 1913, and before long he was turning out screenplays for action serials such as The Perils of Pauline, The Exploits of Elaine, and The Iron Claw. In addition to writing and sometimes starring in these productions, he began to direct them as well...
46. Paul Bonneau Paul Bonneau Soundtrack, Stonehearst Asylum
47. Paul Michael Paul Michael Actor, Music Within
48. Judi Ann Mason Judi Ann Mason Writer, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
49. Kim Il-Sung Kim Il-Sung Writer, The Flower Girl
50. Jean-Paul Le Chanois Jean-Paul Le Chanois Writer, Papa, Mama, the Maid and I
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