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1. Lon Chaney Jr. Lon Chaney Jr. Actor, High Noon American character actor whose career was influenced (and often overshadowed) by that of his father, silent film star Lon Chaney. The younger Chaney was born while his parents were on a theatrical tour, and he joined them onstage for the first time at the age of six months. However, as a young man...
2. Kenneth More Kenneth More Actor, A Night to Remember Affable, bright and breezy Kenneth More epitomised the traditional English virtues of fortitude and fun. At the height of his fame in the 1950s he was Britain's most popular film star and had appeared in a string of box office hits including Genevieve, Doctor in the House, Reach for the Sky and A Night to Remember...
3. Bill Owen Bill Owen Actor, Georgy Girl This Britisher was born of humble, working class beginnings and became well-known for playing the same kind of blokes on both film and TV. Born William Rowbotham, he was the son of a tram driver and laundress. He knew early on that entertaining was the life for him. He worked in odd jobs as a printer's apprentice and band vocalist to make do and...
4. Minnie Riperton Minnie Riperton Soundtrack, Jackie Brown Minnie Riperton was born November 8, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, to Daniel and Thelma Riperton. At a young age, Riperton, the youngest of eight children, began taking dancing and ballet. Once she reached high school, she began singing in the Hyde Park A Capella Choir. From there, she signed her first...
5. James Wong Howe James Wong Howe Cinematographer, Hud Master cinematographer James Wong Howe, whose career stretched from silent pictures through the mid-'70s, was born Wong Tung Jim in Canton (now Guangzhou), China, on August 28, 1899, the son of Wong How. His father emigrated to America the year James was born, settling in Pasco, Washington, where he worked for the Northern Pacific Railroad...
6. Kurt Kreuger Kurt Kreuger Actor, The Enemy Below Handsome blond Kurt Kreuger was born in Michenberg, Germany, but raised in St Moritz, Switzerland. His father disapproved of his son's wanderlust and interest in acting. Kreuger attended the University of London's School of Economics for a short time and then transferred to Columbia University in New York City...
7. Rose Marie Mantell Thomas Rose Marie Mantell Thomas Self, Danny Thomas
8. Jeff Morris Jeff Morris Actor, The Blues Brothers Laconic, "good ole boy" type Texan raised actor with appropriate drawl who has notched up several dozen film and TV appearances playing working class men from various backgrounds such as farmers, soldiers, bartenders etc. Best known as the country and western music fan, Bob....the owner of "Bob's Country Bunker" in the cult hit The Blues Brothers...
9. Sherwood Schwartz Sherwood Schwartz Writer, The Brady Bunch Movie
10. Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Writer, Mister Roberts Joshua Logan started directing plays while he was still at Princeton and among the first actors he directed were Henry Fonda and James Stewart. His graduation from Princeton was delayed to accompany a classmate to Russia to study with Konstantin Stanislavski, inventor of "method acting". Stanislavsko told him...
11. Elaine Aiken Elaine Aiken Actress, Caddyshack
12. Pran Pran Actor, Don Pran was born in a very wealthy Delhi-based Sikand family on February 12, 1920. His dad, Kewal Krishan Sikand was a renowned civil contractor, Kalsi bridge in Dehra Dun was just one of his projects. As a child he had studied in Meerut, Kapurthala, Unao, Dehra Dun, & Rampur. He is very fond of dogs, and has always had a dog for a pet since his childhood to date...
13. Harvey Pekar Harvey Pekar Actor, American Splendor
14. Dara Singh Dara Singh Actor, Jab We Met
15. Gusti Huber Gusti Huber Actress, The Diary of Anne Frank
16. Harold Goodwin Harold Goodwin Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
17. Sailor Vincent Sailor Vincent Actor, The Trade-Ins
18. Gordon Flemyng Gordon Flemyng Director, Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
19. Claudio Guzmán Claudio Guzmán Director, Meet My Master's Mother Was married to Anna Maria Alberghetti, the opera and musical theater star and pitchwoman for Good Seasons salad dressing. Has 2 daughters with Alberghetti. His second daughter is Pilar Guzman (age 34, born 1972), a food critic & lifestyle& home/garden columnist for the New York Times. Pilar graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree is English & Italian.
20. Claudio Cassinelli Claudio Cassinelli Actor, The Mountain of the Cannibal God
21. Buddy Adler Buddy Adler Producer, From Here to Eternity While known mostly for his activities as a film producer, Maurice Buddy Adler attended both Columbia and Pennsylvania universities and wrote fiction short stories for magazines prior to becoming involved in the film industry. In 1936 he joined MGM Pictures as a writer for the regular series of short subjects that were popular at the time...
22. Jim Hayward Jim Hayward Actor, Vengeance Valley
23. Axel Strøbye Axel Strøbye Actor, Pelle the Conqueror Strøbye was most famous for his comedy roles, as the confused uncle in Min søsters børn (My sisters Children) and the hustler Gyldenkål in Familien Gyldenkål (The Goldcabbage Family). But his biggest role and success was in Matador the TV series a lawyer Skjold Hansen, he started his acting career and education as an actor at Det Kongelige Teater (The Royal Danish theater)...
24. Anthony W. Marshall Anthony W. Marshall Producer, Fearless Fonzarelli: Part 1
25. Kenneth Craig Kenneth Craig Actor, Reefer Madness
26. Fred D. Scott Fred D. Scott Actor, Weird Science Black American character actor. A graduate of Ithaca College and Dillard College, he studied voice culture and performing arts. As a surgical technician for the U.S. Army in World War II, he was decorated for service in the South Pacific. He contracted tuberculosis during the war and was unable to continue plans to become an opera singer...
27. Leena Skoog Leena Skoog Actress, Laila (17 år) vaknar
28. Antonio Pietrangeli Antonio Pietrangeli Writer, Adua e le compagne
29. John Chancellor John Chancellor Self, Today
30. George Mallaby George Mallaby Actor, The Spy Who Loved Me Best known in Australia as Detective Peter Barnes (1967-73) in the long running police drama Homicide. He later appeared in Cop Shop and began to make a name for himself in local and international movies before suffering the first of the strokes that would eventually kill him in the mid-1980s. He was confined to a wheelchair for the last four years of his life...
31. Ione M. Telech Ione M. Telech Actress, Forrest Gump
32. Herbert Rawlinson Herbert Rawlinson Actor, Dark Victory Leading man in Hollywood silents. In sound films thereafter, he was a character player until the year he died.
33. Kurt Roland Petersson Kurt Roland Petersson Actor, Born to Defense
34. Jim Mitchell Jim Mitchell Producer, Behind the Green Door Jim Mitchell and his brother Artie were pioneers in the production of pornographic films and "adult entertainment" in the San Francisco Bay Area starting in the Swinging Sixties. In addition to shooting porno loops and feature films, they also founded San Francisco's O'Farrell Theater, a porno grind house they later turned into a sex entertainment emporium featuring nude dancing and sex shows...
35. George Westmore George Westmore Make-Up Department, Secrets A former Hairdresser (Winston Churchill was said to have thought of him highly as a barber), George Westmore emigrated with his family from England to the US in the early 20th century. Determined to make himself and his family a good living in his adopted country, Westmore also took up wig-making before gradually moving into Make-up...
36. James Bernard James Bernard Composer, Nosferatu Bernard was born in India, the son of a British army officer, but was moved to England as a small child for his health. He was educated at Wellington College, where the future actor Christopher Lee was a classmate. Fortuitously, because Lee was to star in scores of horror films for Hammer Studios, for which James Bernard wrote the scores...
37. Ray Butt Ray Butt Director, To Hull and Back
38. Jack Hupp Jack Hupp Actor, War Drums
39. Lynton Brent Lynton Brent Actor, Yes, We Have No Bonanza
40. Luigi Scattini Luigi Scattini Writer, Goya in Bordeaux
41. Buff Cobb Buff Cobb Self, All Around the Town
42. John Hatton John Hatton Actor, Crossing Trails
43. Jacques R. Marquette Jacques R. Marquette Cinematographer, Burnt Offerings Jacques Marquette moved to Hollywood in 1919 and attended Hollywood High School. Breaking into the business as a "gofer" for his older brother Joe, a newsreel cameraman, Marquette's first job was assisting his brother on coverage of the 1933 Long Beach earthquake. Later, after a World War II stint as a cameraman for the Air Force's film division...
44. Betty Compton Betty Compton Actress, Too Many Millions
45. Marc Behm Marc Behm Writer, Help!
46. François Leccia François Leccia Actor, This Special Friendship
47. Alan Whicker Alan Whicker Self, Episode #2.6
48. Amelia de la Torre Amelia de la Torre Actress, Padre nuestro
49. Alfred Dreyfus Alfred Dreyfus Self, Captain Dreyfus Alfred Dreyfuss is known, and earned his place in history, for being unwillingly at the center of a scandal that rocked France from 1894 until 1906. Dreyfuss, a captain on the General Staff, had been accused of passing sensitive artillery information to Germany (it was soon discovered that another officer had actually been the spy...
50. Bill Burrud Bill Burrud Self, Valley of the Dolls: A World Premiere Voyage Former child film actor who would produce and host a plethora of TV nature- or travel-oriented documentary series.
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