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1. James Mason James Mason Actor, North by Northwest James Mason was a great English actor of British and American films. He was born in Yorkshire, and attended Marlborough and Cambridge, where he discovered acting on a lark, and abandoned a planned career as an architect. Following work in stock companies, he joined the Old Vic under the guidance of Sir Tyrone Guthrie and of Alexander Korda...
2. Binnie Barnes Binnie Barnes Actress, The Trouble with Angels Her early work, beginning at age 15, included milkmaid, nurse, chorus girl, dance hostess and a vaudeville rope-twirling act in which she was known as "Texas Binnie Barnes." Her acting debut, with Charles Laughton, was in 1929 in Silver Tassie; her film debut was the English movie Night in Montmartre. She did 26 comedy shorts with Stanley Lupino...
3. Bob Hope Bob Hope Producer, The Bob Hope Show Comedian Bob Hope was born Leslie Townes Hope in Eltham, London, England, the fifth of seven sons of Avis (Townes), light opera singer, and William Henry Hope, a stonemason from Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. His maternal grandmother was Welsh. Hope moved to Bristol before emigrating with his parents to the US in 1908...
4. William Wyler William Wyler Director, Ben-Hur William Wyler was an American filmmaker who, at the time of his death in 1981, was considered by his peers as second only to John Ford as a master craftsman of cinema. The winner of three Best Director Academy Awards, second again only to Ford's four, Wyler's reputation has unfairly suffered as...
5. R.G. Armstrong R.G. Armstrong Actor, Predator A golden career was reflected in his name. Robert Golden Armstrong ("Bob" to his friends) was born in Birmingham, Alabama on April 7, 1917. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While there, he was frequently performing on stage with the Carolina Playmakers. After graduating, R.G...
6. Maury Chaykin Maury Chaykin Actor, Dances with Wolves The award-winning Canadian-American character actor Maury Chaykin was born on July 27, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Professor Irving J. Chaykin and his wife Clarice. Irving Chaykin, an American citizen, taught accountancy at the City College of New York. The former Clarice Bloomfield, his mother...
7. Geoffrey Hughes Geoffrey Hughes Actor, Heartbeat Geoffrey began his extensive stage career at the Unity Theatre Stoke Liverpool. He then appeared in several West End productions, such as Say Goodnight to Grandma and Run for Your Wife. He has appeared in numerous TV shows, including Coronation Street and Keeping Up Appearances, where he plays the slob Onslow. When not acting, Geoffrey enjoys sailing, cricket, and music. He lives on the Isle of Wight
8. Norman Alden Norman Alden Actor, Back to the Future Born Norman Adelberg in 1924, he served in the Army during World War II. At the end of the conflict he had the opportunity to benefit from the Montgomery GI Bill program meant to help returning soldiers to start or resume studying. That is how, while attending Texas Christian University, he discovered on the boards of on-campus theater that he had a talent for acting...
9. Jerry Doyle Jerry Doyle Actor, Babylon 5
10. Tony Martin Tony Martin Self, The Tony Martin Show Born Alvin Morris, the son of immigrants from Poland, Tony Martin received a soprano saxophone on his tenth birthday. In his grammar school glee club, he became an instrumentalist and soprano pop singer. When in high school, he then formed his first band called "The Red Peppers", eventually joining a local orchestra leader...
11. Harry Shannon Harry Shannon Actor, Citizen Kane Born and raised on a farm in Michigan in 1890, Irish-American character actor Harry Shannon had the credentials for becoming a staple player in westerns. He started off his career traveling around with repertory and stock companies and developed his musical abilities in tent shows, burlesque houses and such tuneful Broadway shows as "Oh...
12. Miklós Rózsa Miklós Rózsa Music Department, Ben-Hur 'Miklos Rozsa' studied the violin from the age of five. In 1926, he began studying at the Leipzig Conservatory. In 1929, his violin concerto was performed there. While living in Paris from 1931, Rozsa had his 'Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song' and his 'Symphony and Serenade for Small Orchestra' performed...
13. Youssef Chahine Youssef Chahine Director, September 11 Youssef Chahine (born in Alexandria, Egypt, 1926) started studying in a friars' school, and then turned to English College until the High School Certificate. After one year in the University of Alexandria, he moved to the U.S. and spent two years at the Pasadena Play House, taking courses on film and dramatic arts...
14. Elizabeth Allan Elizabeth Allan Actress, A Tale of Two Cities
15. Isabel Dean Isabel Dean Actress, The Passionate Friends In a career spanning 50 years, Isabel Dean demonstrated talent and versatility while never fulfilling the great promise initially indicated. With large eyes and classically chiseled features, she became best known as an exponent of somewhat steely patrician ladies of elegance and breeding. That...
16. Karin Booth Karin Booth Actress, Tobor the Great
17. Michael Winkelman Michael Winkelman Actor, The Real McCoys
18. Tony Vogel Tony Vogel Actor, Raiders of the Lost Ark
19. Lilian Harvey Lilian Harvey Actress, Inglourious Basterds Lilian Harvey was born on January 19th, 1906 in London. Her mother was English and her father was German. When she was eight her family moved to Berlin shortly before the outbreak of WW1. She spent much of the war at school in Switzerland where she broadened her knowledge of languages and classical dance...
20. Amjad Khan Amjad Khan Actor, Sholay
21. Ettore Manni Ettore Manni Actor, City of Women Dark, rugged and exceedingly good-looking, Italian actor Ettore Manni was a familiar presence in Neopolitan romancers and costumers. He also gave added stature to a number of peplum films and spaghetti westerns of the 1960s. On screen from 1952, he appeared in over 100 films in his close to three-decade career...
22. Polly Platt Polly Platt Producer, Pretty Baby
23. Paul Roebling Paul Roebling Actor, Blue Thunder
24. Lew Brown Lew Brown Actor, Airport
25. Pearl Shear Pearl Shear Actress, High Anxiety
26. Brigitte Horney Brigitte Horney Actress, Das Erbe der Guldenburgs
27. Johnny Weissmuller Jr. Johnny Weissmuller Jr. Actor, American Graffiti
28. Jenny Karezi Jenny Karezi Actress, Ta kokkina fanaria When Jenny Karezi died on 27 of July 1992 from cancer, she had 37 years of career in the cultural life of Greece under her belt; gaining massive popularity and critical acclaim. Born in 1932 in North Greece, Jenny Karezi, was initially named Eygenia Karpoyzi. Her father was a mathematician and her mother a high school teacher...
29. Farid Shawqi Farid Shawqi Actor, Cairo Station
30. Juney Ellis Juney Ellis Actress, Corrina, Corrina
31. Val Dufour Val Dufour Actor, Another World
32. Britt Nilsson Britt Nilsson Actress, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
33. William Tuttle William Tuttle Makeup Department, North by Northwest William Tuttle was born in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1911. At the age of 15 he was forced to leave school in order to earn a living so he could support his mother and younger brother, Thomas Tuttle. His music background got him work with comedy teams and a burlesque orchestra and, finally, his own band...
34. Michel Audiard Michel Audiard Writer, Under Suspicion After the Liberation Michel Audiard started a career as a movie magazine writer. Under the pen name of Jacques Potier he worked for short-lived titles such as "L'Etoile du Soir" and "Cinévie". One day, André Hunebelle, the popular French filmmaker, asked him if he thought he could write an adventure story for him. And, well...
35. Josephine Crowell Josephine Crowell Actress, The Birth of a Nation Josephine Crowell was a Canadian-born character actress. She appeared in vaudeville as early as 1879. On screen, she is best remembered for her dramatic portrayal of the mother in D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation, her comedic performances in Harold Lloyd's Speedy and Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy's Wrong Again...
36. Marisa Merlini Marisa Merlini Actress, The Great Silence
37. Lisa Britt Lisa Britt Actress, Sudden Impact
38. Ravi Baswani Ravi Baswani Actor, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
39. Russ Mayberry Russ Mayberry Director, Unidentified Flying Oddball
40. Shirley Mason Shirley Mason Actress, So This Is Love Shirley Mason was born Leonie Flugrath on June 6, 1900, in Brooklyn, NY. The youngest of three acting sisters (the others were Edna Flugrath and Viola Dana), Shirley made her debut in At the Threshold of Life at age 11. As a child actress she wasn't in much demand until she grew older, then she began to take on more roles...
41. Julio Peña Julio Peña Actor, Horror Express
42. Raymond Young Raymond Young Actor, Adam and Evalyn
43. Abdul Kalam Abdul Kalam Self, 50th National Film Awards
44. Blanche Hanalis Blanche Hanalis Writer, Little House on the Prairie
45. Rushdy Abaza Rushdy Abaza Actor, The Ten Commandments
46. Julián de Meriche Julián de Meriche Actor, El topo
47. Morton Selten Morton Selten Actor, The Thief of Bagdad
48. Luis De Jesus Luis De Jesus Actor, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Best known for his role as Ralphus the demented dwarf in the infamous film Bloodsucking Freaks, which is also known as Blood Sucking Freaks. Luis DeJesus had been a circus performer, but was actually quite infamous around New York in the Seventies for his role in a stag movie, a charming little ditty entitled The Anal Dwarf...
49. Michel Lemoine Michel Lemoine Actor, Seven Women for Satan Actor, writer, director, and producer Michel Charles Lemoine was born on September 30, 1922 in Pantin, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. Michel trained under Rene Alexandre of the Comedie Francaise in the 1940's and toured extensively playing a wide variety of roles in student theater productions. His first...
50. Frank Inn Frank Inn Miscellaneous Crew, The Beverly Hillbillies Frank Inn was a legendary animal trainer whose menagerie won a total of 40 Patsy Awards, the animal kingdom's equivalent of the Oscar. The Patsy Award is given out by the American Humane Association's Hollywood branch and stands for Picture Animal Top Star of the Year. It was first given out in 1951...
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