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1. Laurence Olivier Laurence Olivier Actor, Rebecca Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High Anglican priest. His surname came from a great-great-grandfather who was of French Huguenot origin...
2. George Gershwin George Gershwin Soundtrack, Catch Me If You Can He was born Jacob Gershowitz, 26 September 1898, in Brooklyn, New York, of Russian-Jewish immigrants. As a boy he could play popular and classical works on his brother Ira's piano by ear. In 1913 he quit school to study music and began composing for Tin Pan Alley; by 1919 he had his first hit "Swanee" and his first Broadway show "La...
3. Robert Ryan Robert Ryan Actor, The Wild Bunch Chicago-born, distinguished U.S. actor and longtime civil rights campaigner, Robert Ryan served in the United States Marines as a drill sergeant (winning a boxing championship) and went on to become a key figure in post WWII American film noir and western productions. Ryan grabbed critical attention for his dynamic performances as an anti-Semitic bully in the superb Crossfire...
4. Barnard Hughes Barnard Hughes Actor, The Lost Boys Emmy and Tony Award-winner Barnard Hughes forged a career as one of American's most successful character actors, equally at home and successful on stage, the silver screen, and television. Most of his success came after middle-age. He made his Broadway debut in 1939 in Mary McCarthy's "Please, Mrs...
5. Ray Collins Ray Collins Actor, Citizen Kane Ray Bidwell Collins was an American actor in film, stage, radio and television. One of his best remembered roles was that of Lt. Arthur Tragg in the long-running series Perry Mason. Collins was born in Sacramento, California, to Lillie Bidwell and William C. Collins, a newspaper drama editor. He started acting on stage at the age of 14...
6. Frank Stallone Frank Stallone Actor, Rocky
7. Peggy Knudsen Peggy Knudsen Actress, The Big Sleep A knockout curvaceous screen siren with a smart, confident air, Peggy Knudsen had the blonde pulchritude and the presence to make it in Hollywood. Somehow, stardom eluded her. The daughter of a Duluth fire chief, she had studied violin as a child and later showed some promise acting in school plays...
8. Dorothy Hart Dorothy Hart Actress, The Naked City Supporting actress in US films of the late 40s and early 50s.
9. Richard Franklin Richard Franklin Director, Psycho II Writer, director and producer Richard Franklin was born on July 15, 1948 in Melbourne, Australia. Infatuated with cinema at an early age, Franklin first began making 8mm films at age 10. Franklin saw Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" two years later and was hooked on movies for life. Richard enrolled at Monash...
10. Frances Langford Frances Langford Soundtrack, Yankee Doodle Dandy Frances Langford won fame on radio (primarily as Bob Hope's vocalist, later sparring comically with Don Ameche as "The Bickersons"), via recordings and in the movies. In spite of the fact that she played mostly in minor musicals (plus appearing occasionally in "A" productions, including Yankee Doodle Dandy...
11. James Murray James Murray Actor, The Crowd Sometimes the early tragic death of a Hollywood actor can lead to immortality, as in the cases of icons James Dean and Marilyn Monroe--and, to a somewhat lesser extent, little Bobby Driscoll, who died a Skid Row bum in the streets, a victim of drug addiction. Not so for actor James Murray, whose death occurred in a similar fashion to Driscoll...
12. Tessa West Tessa West Actress, More Than a Handfull #17 Buxom and shapely 5'3" dirty blonde bombshell Tessa West was born on June 13, 1982 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was of mixed Irish and Native-American descent (specifically Creek and Cherokee Indian). The hazel-eyed beauty grew up as a tomboy in the small Oklahoma towns of Bixby and Tahlequah. West was a cheerleader in high school...
13. Ray Lonnen Ray Lonnen Actor, Ginger & Rosa
14. Charles Ward Charles Ward Actor, Staying Alive Chuck was an easy-going, extroverted person with an outrageous and creative wit. He attended Downey Senior High, Downey, CA from which he graduated in 1970. He was a member of the Houston Ballet, Houston, TX, and a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, New York, NY.
15. Savannah Savannah Actress, The Invisible Maniac Ranked #19 in AVN's Top 50 Porn Stars of All Time. Raised in Texas and throughout Southern California. Was porn star Jeanna Fine's girlfriend. She is one of the most notorious, controversial porn stars of all time.
16. James Mathers James Mathers Actor, Me and You and Everyone We Know James Mathers began his career in San Francisco working as an playwright/actor at The Magic Theater, Eureka Theater, SF Rep and the Bay Area Playwright's Festival with writers and performing artists John O'Keefe, Sam Shepard, George Walker and others. In the early seventies, he worked as writer, director, editor and producer of 16mm industrial/educational films and A/V productions...
17. Evelyn Varden Evelyn Varden Actress, The Night of the Hunter
18. Karen Mayo-Chandler Karen Mayo-Chandler Actress, Beverly Hills Cop Slim, lovely and sultry brunette British beauty Karen Mayo-Chandler brought a winning blend of sexiness and classiness to a handful of enjoyably lowbrow exploitation features made in the 80s and 90s. Karen was born on April 18, 1958 in Sutton, Surrey, England. Slender and elegant, with blue eyes and brown hair...
19. Mickey Deans Mickey Deans Self, Judy Garland
20. John W. Campbell Jr. John W. Campbell Jr. Writer, The Thing John W. Campbell, Jr. was an American science fiction writer and editor, known predominantly for the sub-genre 'Hard Science Fiction', and further credited for his role in the Golden Age of Science Fiction. He began writing science fiction in his teens and attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
21. James McCallion James McCallion Actor, Kiss Me Deadly
22. Bill Darrid Bill Darrid Actor, Mr. and Mrs. Freedom
23. Don Starr Don Starr Actor, Bird
24. Gretchen Franklin Gretchen Franklin Actress, The Three Musketeers Gretchen Franklin made her first screen appearance in the 1954 British suspense film Shadow of Fear, directed by Albert S. Rogell, in which she acted alongside Mona Freeman, Jean Kent and Maxwell Reed. During the 1960s and 70s she made her name through guest roles on various sit-coms, such as Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em which starred Michael Crawford...
25. Richard Travis Richard Travis Actor, The Man Who Came to Dinner Richard Travis was born William Justice in Carlsbad, New Mexico in 1913. He started off unbilled in daredevil cliffhangers and proceeded to war-era Warner Bros. features. He changed his stage moniker from "William Justice" to "William Travis" before finally settling on "Richard (or Dick) Travis" for the remainder of his career...
26. Zan Marolt Zan Marolt Actor, The Hunting Party
27. Robert Courtin Robert Courtin Actor, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
28. John Breslin John Breslin Actor, Spearhead from Space: Episode 2
29. Charlie Haden Charlie Haden Soundtrack, Gattaca
30. Robert Redding Robert Redding Costume Designer, The Werewolf of Washington
31. Bob Sheppard Bob Sheppard Actor, Anger Management Bob Sheppard is the legendary public address announcer and "voice" of Yankee Stadium since 1951. Bob was a speech teacher in the New York City school system and at St. John's University when he joined the Yankees. Yankee officials heard him deliver a tribute to Babe Ruth at a local football game in 1948...
32. Charles Lawton Jr. Charles Lawton Jr. Cinematographer, 3:10 to Yuma
33. John Bridges John Bridges Actor, Westward Bound
34. Cavada Humphrey Cavada Humphrey Actress, Thoroughly Modern Millie
35. Frances Hyland Frances Hyland Actress, The Changeling
36. Tommy Ramone Tommy Ramone Soundtrack, Pet Sematary
37. King Baggot King Baggot Actor, I'll Fix It
38. Carl-Ivar Nilsson Carl-Ivar Nilsson Actor, Olsson per sekund eller Det finns ingen anledning till oro
39. Edward Lasker Edward Lasker Producer, The Thing from Another World
40. Carleton G. Young Carleton G. Young Actor, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
41. Peter Manuel Peter Manuel Uncategorised
42. Helen Forrest Helen Forrest Soundtrack, The Rocketeer Brunette Helen Forrest was born Helen Fogel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She loved singing from early childhood and keenly listened to recordings by all the major female jazz and blues vocalists of the day. At the age of ten, Helen competed in a dance marathon and sang with her brother's band in Washington...
43. Hajrudin Krvavac Hajrudin Krvavac Director, Walter Defends Sarajevo
44. Susan Littler Susan Littler Actress, Spend Spend Spend
45. Ross Macdonald Ross Macdonald Writer, Harper Crime novelist and creator of the private eye Lew Archer, Ross MacDonald is often linked to his predecessors Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler as a master of the "hard-boiled" school of detective fiction, but MacDonald added a psychological depth and a unity of theme which was unique. MacDonald was born Kenneth Millar in Los Gatos...
46. Dusan Vujisic Dusan Vujisic Actor, Paviljon VI
47. John F. Hamilton John F. Hamilton Actor, On the Waterfront Began career in Great Britain as a child in the theatre and appearing in films for Gaumont British, including at least one early (and lost) Alfred Hitchcock film, The Mountain Eagle. Moved to USA in 1929 and appeared in occasional films. Often confused with infinitely more prolific John Hamilton, his contemporary, and therefore known in U.S. films as John F. Hamilton.
48. S. Marc Jordan S. Marc Jordan Actor, Days of Our Lives
49. Sébastien Grall Sébastien Grall Director, Les Milles
50. Cyril McLaglen Cyril McLaglen Actor, The Long Voyage Home
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