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1. Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift Actor, From Here to Eternity Edward Montgomery Clift (nicknamed 'Monty' his entire life) was born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, just after his twin sister Roberta and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. He was the son of Ethel "Sunny" Anderson (Fogg) and William Brooks Clift. His father made a lot of money in banking but was quite poor during the depression...
2. Vic Morrow Vic Morrow Actor, Combat! Vic Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jean (Kress) and Harry Morrow, an electrical engineer. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While Morrow was working on his degree in Law...
3. Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Soundtrack, About Time Amy Winehouse was a five-time Grammy Award-winning English singer-songwriter known for such hits as 'Rehab' and 'You Know I'm No Good' among her other works. She was born Amy Jade Winehouse, on September 14, 1983, in Enfield, London, England to a Jewish family with Russian ancestry on her mother's side...
4. Van Heflin Van Heflin Actor, Shane Craggy-faced, dependable star character actor Van Heflin never quite made the Hollywood "A" list, but made up for what he lacked in appearance with hard work, charisma and solid acting performances. He was born Emmett Evan Heflin in Oklahoma in December 1908, the son of Fanny Bleecker (Shippey) and Emmett Evan Heflin...
5. Leo McKern Leo McKern Actor, The Blue Lagoon Although he sounded very British, Leo McKern was an Australian. By the time he was 15 years old, he had endured an accident that left him without his left eye. A glass eye replaced it - one might conjecture for the better, as far as making McKern a one-day actor of singular focus (no pun intended; his face had that extremely focused look)...
6. DeVeren Bookwalter DeVeren Bookwalter Actor, The Enforcer DeVeren Bookwalter honed his TV and movie acting talents originally in stage work in New York. From the east he moved to Los Angeles in the early 1970s, to plumb the opportunities of West Coast acting. One of the first of varied small roles in his new movie career was The Omega Man. Bookwalter had a particular passion for Shakespeare and found an adequate outlet in his association with R...
7. D.W. Griffith D.W. Griffith Director, The Birth of a Nation David Wark Griffith was born in rural Kentucky to Jacob "Roaring Jake" Griffith, a former Confederate Army colonel and Civil War hero. Young Griffith grew up with his father's romantic war stories and melodramatic nineteenth-century literature that were to eventually mold his black-and-white view of human existence and history...
8. Christopher Mayer Christopher Mayer Actor, Liar Liar
9. Mickey Shaughnessy Mickey Shaughnessy Actor, From Here to Eternity Mickey Shaugnessy, the Irish-American character actor best known for his portrayal of Elvis Presley's musical mentor in the rock n' roll classic "Jailhouse Rock" (1957), was born Joseph Michael Shaughnessy on August 5, 1920 in New York City. As a performer, the young Mickey made his bones on the Catskill Mountains tourist resort circuit...
10. Jean Muir Jean Muir Actress, A Midsummer Night's Dream Tall (5' 9"), blonde-haired US stage, screen and TV actress from the 1930's through the mid-1960's. Upon retiring from acting Jean went on to teach drama, first, for eight years beginning in 1968, at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she headed their new drama department, and afterwards at a university in Mexico.
11. Mario Brega Mario Brega Actor, For a Few Dollars More
12. Arletty Arletty Actress, The Longest Day Before Arlette-Leonie Bathiat went to the movies she was a secretary and had posed several times as a model for different painters and photographers. In 1920 she debuted on stage at a theatre. She only began to work in movies after 1930. After World War II she was condemned to prison for having been the lover of a German official during the ocupation of France...
13. Russell Durham Comegys Russell Durham Comegys Actor, The Punisher Russell Comegys was raised in Vidalia, Georgia. Graduated from Vidalia Comprehensive High School and attended Brewton Parker College in Mount Vernon Georgia, a Baptist College, where he took his first acting class. Transferred to the University of Georgia where he changed majors his senior year from Biology and Literature to Theatre and a Minor in Spanish...
14. Dora Bryan Dora Bryan Actress, A Taste of Honey
15. Lloyd Gough Lloyd Gough Actor, Sunset Blvd.
16. Virginia Carroll Virginia Carroll Actress, Waterloo Bridge Virginia Carroll, who married Ralph Byrd, appeared in one of her husband's films, Dick Tracy Returns. She was widowed in 1952. She acted in films mostly under the name of Virginia Carroll. She continued to act in films and some television programs after her husband had passed away and made her last appearance before the cameras in 1966.
17. Douglass Montgomery Douglass Montgomery Actor, Little Women Montgomery, on stage by his teens, was scouted by MGM. The studio changed his name to Kent Douglass and cast him in dashing or romantic roles opposite some of MGM's powerhouse actresses, such as Joan Crawford (in Paid ) and Katharine Hepburn (in Little Women, in which he played the role of Laurie)...
18. Charles Horvath Charles Horvath Actor, A Woman Under the Influence Began in films as stuntman, eventually becoming one of the top stuntmen in the business. Continued doing stuntwork throughout his acting career.
19. Florence Paterson Florence Paterson Actress, It
20. Fintan Meyler Fintan Meyler Actress, Showdown at Boot Hill A dark-haired, brown-eyed daughter of Ireland, Fintan Meyler (one of seven children) knew from girlhood that she wanted to be an actress, and yet as a kid she never revealed her secret ambition. But after completing her early years of schooling at a Dublin convent, she began studying at the Gate Theatre...
21. David Warbeck David Warbeck Actor, ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà New Zealand born actor David Warbeck made his feature film debut in Wolfshead: The Legend of Robin Hood. Warbeck went pro following studies at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and during the 1970s became a popular European star of low-budget genre pictures made in Italy, the U.S. and England. His notable films include Antonio Margheriti's Treasure Island in Outer Space and Luci Fulci's The Beyond...
22. Anthony Sharp Anthony Sharp Actor, A Clockwork Orange Urbane, debonair British character actor, a former insurance policy draughtsman. He trained for acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and made his stage debut in 1938. After serving for six years in the Royal Artillery, he appeared in films from 1948, latterly coming to note under the direction of Stanley Kubrick...
23. Mehmood Mehmood Actor, Andaz Apna Apna
24. Sheila Bromley Sheila Bromley Actress, Lawless Range
25. Rona Anderson Rona Anderson Actress, A Christmas Carol
26. Maxine Audley Maxine Audley Actress, Peeping Tom
27. Aliki Vougiouklaki Aliki Vougiouklaki Actress, Madalena Aliki Vougiouklaki was born in 1934 (or 1933, according to some sources), in Maroussi Attikis, Greece. She studied at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made her stage debut in a 1953 Athens production of Molière's "Le malade imaginaire". Around the same time she made her movie debut in The Little Mouse...
28. Robert J. Flaherty Robert J. Flaherty Director, Nanook of the North
29. Esther Dale Esther Dale Actress, The Awful Truth Esther Dale was born on November 10, 1885 in Beaufort, South Carolina. She attended Leland and Gray Seminary in Townsend, Vermont, and then studied music in Berlin, Germany, and had a successful career as a lieder singer. Later, she became an actress in summer stock. She had the title role on Broadway of Carrie Nation in 1933...
30. Elvire Audray Elvire Audray Actress, White Slave
31. Jean Howell Jean Howell Actress, Superstar
32. Maurice Jara Maurice Jara Actor, Giant
33. Sally Ride Sally Ride Self, Bob Hope's Salute to NASA: 25 Years of Reaching for the Stars
34. Myron Floren Myron Floren Music Department, The Lawrence Welk Show Composer, accordionist, educator and singer, educated at Augustana College. He entertained at World War II USO camp shows and earned a War Department citation for front-line entertaining. After the War, he began a radio career in Saint Louis, Missouri until 1950, and, from 1949-1950, he headed the accordion department at the College of Music there...
35. José Sazatornil José Sazatornil Actor, Amanece, que no es poco
36. January Seraph January Seraph Self, Latex Fashion TV
37. Yvonne Sanson Yvonne Sanson Actress, The Conformist
38. Elaine Wood Elaine Wood Actress, Dumb and Dumber
39. Lili Darvas Lili Darvas Actress, Love Hungarian-born Lili Darvas (pronounced 'Darvash') was a major star first in Budapest, then on the German stage with Max Reinhardt's theatre company during the 1920's, touring Europe with plays by Goethe, Shakespeare, Tolstoy and Shaw. She received her education at the Budapest Lyceum and made her acting debut at the age of 20 as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet"...
40. Georges Auric Georges Auric Composer, Roman Holiday At the least George Auric was a fine musician, having been a child prodigy, but he was much more in the musical world. He studied under Vincent D'Indy (a devotee of Cesar Franck and the German school of symphonic composition) and attended the Paris Conservatory (1920). By the time he was 20 he had orchestrated and written incidental music for ballets and the stage...
41. Robert Harris Robert Harris Actor, Cabin Fever
42. Frederick Valk Frederick Valk Actor, Dead of Night
43. André Fouché André Fouché Actor, Playtime
44. Kay Kyser Kay Kyser Self, College of Musical Knowledge
45. John Hopkins John Hopkins Writer, Thunderball
46. Roy Gordon Roy Gordon Actor, Foreign Correspondent Roy Wells Gordon was the third of four sons born to John W. Gordon and Nancy Ellen Wells Gordon. He was born October 18, 1884 in Beaver Village, Pike County, Ohio. The family soon moved to Portsmouth, Ohio, where Roy grew up. He was always interested in the theater and acting, and decided to make it his profession...
47. Joe Napolitano Joe Napolitano Director, The Big Blue Marble
48. Billie Carlyle Billie Carlyle Actress, Sing as You Swing
49. Djibril Diop Mambéty Djibril Diop Mambéty Director, Touki Bouki Born the son of a Muslim cleric in Colobane, near Dakar, Senegal, Djibril Diop Mambéty received no formal training in filmmaking. He experimented with theater, but in 1968, he was asked to leave an avant-garde theater group. Shortly thereafter, he made his first film short called Badou Boy, which dealt with the life of a young renegade...
50. Piero Piccioni Piero Piccioni Composer, The Big Lebowski Piero Piccioni was born in Turin (Italy) on the 6th December 1921. Son of a pure Turinese mother (her maiden name was Marengo), and from here the pseudonym Piero Morgan, which he adopted until 1957. He had played on the radio with his historic Big Band "013" in 1938, to then return, after the liberation of Italy in 1944...
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