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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. Robert Ryan Robert Ryan Actor, The Wild Bunch Distinguished U.S. actor and longtime civil rights campaigner Robert Bushnell Ryan was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Mable Arbutus (Bushnell), a secretary, and Timothy Aloysius Ryan, whose wealthy family owned a real estate firm. His father was of Irish ancestry, and his mother was of English and Irish descent...
3. Ray Collins Ray Collins Actor, Perry Mason 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...
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. George Gershwin George Gershwin Soundtrack, L.A. Confidential 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...
6. 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...
7. Frank Stallone Frank Stallone Actor, Rocky
8. Dorothy Hart Dorothy Hart Actress, The Naked City Supporting actress in US films of the late 40s and early 50s.
9. Frances Langford Frances Langford Actress, 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...
10. Ray Lonnen Ray Lonnen Actor, Budgie the Little Helicopter
11. 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.
12. Josephine Joseph Josephine Joseph Actress, Freaks Josephine Joseph was born in Austria of Polish-Austrian descent in 1913, whose body was allegedly split down the middle, one side male and the other female. She/he claimed to be a true intersex, or "hermaphrodite,' but there is no evidence to confirm whether this was the case or not. Hermaphrodites generally share the genitals of both sexes...
13. 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...
14. Richard Travis Richard Travis Actor, Code 3 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...
15. King Baggot King Baggot Actor, Jim Webb, Senator
16. Tessa West Tessa West Actress, Spiked Heels 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...
17. Emma Cohen Emma Cohen Actress, La semana del asesino
18. 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...
19. Gretchen Franklin Gretchen Franklin Actress, EastEnders 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...
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. Everett Greenbaum Everett Greenbaum Writer, The Andy Griffith Show With his writing partner, he wrote Wally Cox's "Mr. Peepers." Their teamwork produced 32 episodes of television's "The Real McCoys, " 24 episodes of "The Andy Griffith Show" and 35 half-hours shows for "MASH."
22. James McCallion James McCallion Actor, National Velvet
23. S. Marc Jordan S. Marc Jordan Actor, Days of Our Lives
24. Andreas Malandrinos Andreas Malandrinos Actor, The Fearless Vampire Killers
25. Andrei Petrov Andrei Petrov Actor, Mio min Mio
26. Robert Redding Robert Redding Costume Designer, Elvira's Movie Macabre
27. Bill Cartledge Bill Cartledge Actor, Harrigan's Kid
28. Mickey Deans Mickey Deans Self, The Last Performance
29. 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.
30. Lady Bird Johnson Lady Bird Johnson Self, The Presidential Tour Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson, the wife of Lyndon Johnson, the 36th President of the U.S., was one of the most prominent First Ladies in American history. Though Eleanor Roosevelt, Nancy Reagan Reagan and Hillary Clinton exercised more power, and Jacqueline Kennedy and Dolly Madison were more glamorous...
31. 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...
32. John Breslin John Breslin Actor, Shake Hands with the Devil
33. Emil Rashev Emil Rashev Cinematographer, Pesen za choveka
34. Buddy G. DeSylva Buddy G. DeSylva Soundtrack, The Aviator Prolific songwriter ("April Showers", "Button Up Your Overcoat", "Look for the Silver Lining", "California, Here I Come"), composer, producer, publisher and author, educated at USC. He wrote songs for the Broadway musicals "Sinbad", "Sally", "The Perfect Fool", "The French Doll", and the 1918 and 1921 editions of the Ziegfeld Follies...
35. Evelyn Varden Evelyn Varden Actress, The Night of the Hunter
36. Carleton G. Young Carleton G. Young Actor, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
37. Don Napy Don Napy Writer, Camino al crimen
38. Peaches Jones Peaches Jones Stunts, Mod Squad
39. Carmine Foresta Carmine Foresta Actor, The Godfather: Part II
40. Don Starr Don Starr Actor, Dallas
41. Zan Marolt Zan Marolt Actor, Lud, zbunjen, normalan
42. Bill Flynn Bill Flynn Actor, Saturday Night at the Palace Bill Flynn is one of South Africa's most successful and versatile actors. Equally at home in comedy or drama. He has appeared in leading, supporting and featured roles in over 40 feature films, more than 100 stage plays and hundreds of TV shows. His debut movie was in the supporting role of Simeon in Curse of the Dead...
43. Rasim Ojagov Rasim Ojagov Director, Özga ömür
44. Hajrudin Krvavac Hajrudin Krvavac Director, Valter brani Sarajevo
45. 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...
46. Louis Gottlieb Louis Gottlieb Actor, I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! Composer, singer, author, bassist and arranger, educated at the University of California (Ph.D.). He was a member and arranger of the Gateway Singers and also an arranger for the Kingston Trio. Between 1949 and 1965 he was a member of the Limeliters vocal group as a singer, bassist and arranger, and appeared in concerts at colleges...
47. Patrick Hawley Patrick Hawley Actor, Paint Your Wagon
48. Jack Swain Jack Swain Cinematographer, Daniel Boone
49. Chick Strand Chick Strand Director, Loose Ends
50. Tommy Ramone Tommy Ramone Soundtrack, Pet Sematary
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