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1. Eileen Brennan Eileen Brennan Actress, The Sting A supremely gifted, versatile player who could reach dramatic depths, as exemplified in her weary-eyed, good-hearted waitress in The Last Picture Show, or comedy heights, as in her sadistic drill captain in Private Benjamin, Eileen Brennan managed to transition from lovely Broadway singing ingénue to respected film and television character actress within a decade's time...
2. James Shigeta James Shigeta Actor, Die Hard Hawaiian-born James Shigeta was, for a time, the biggest East Asian U.S. star the country had known for decades. His up-and-down career reflected the country's changing interest in films with East Asian themes, but, when called upon, he filled both A-movie starring roles and minor T.V. guest appearances with the same cool and classy style...
3. Jeff Richards Jeff Richards Actor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Jeff Richards, born Richard Mansfield Taylor in Portland, Oregon, was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington. Upon graduation he was ready to embark on a career in professional baseball when he entered the Navy in June of 1943. During World War II, he served as a radio technician until his discharge in 1946...
4. Suzanne Krull Suzanne Krull Actress, Go Suzanne Krull was born and raised in Brooklyn New York. She moved to Southern California in the middle of High School, and upon graduating auditioned for acceptance to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She was accepted in and while there, she was nominated for the "Irene Ryan" award for outstanding Acting...
5. Eugene Roche Eugene Roche Actor, Slaughterhouse-Five Adept at both comedy and drama, character player Eugene Roche (sometimes billed as Gene Roche) had an extensive four-decade career. Born in Depression-era Boston the son of a Navy man, the moon-faced, intent-looking Roche started on radio at age 15 displaying his knack for character voices, both men and women...
6. Marie Dressler Marie Dressler Actress, Dinner at Eight Once you saw her, you would not forget her. Despite her age and weight, she became one of the top box office draws of the sound era. She was 14 when she joined a theater group and she went on to work on stage and in light opera. By 1892, she was on Broadway and she later became a star comedienne on the vaudeville circuit...
7. Lenny McLean Lenny McLean Actor, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Lenny McLean was born in London in 1949. He was arrested for petty crimes while in his teens and served 18 months in prison. After his release he worked as a professional boxer and bouncer. McLean was again arrested in 1992 after a man he ejected from a club died of his injuries. After serving another 18 months he went into acting...
8. Grant Williams Grant Williams Actor, The Incredible Shrinking Man As a child, Williams acted in summer stock productions. After graduation from high school he joined the Air Force for a four-year stint. Then, returning to New York, he took acting classes with Lee Strasberg. A few minor Broadway roles followed as did parts on some live TV dramas. One of these parts caught the eye of a talent agent and Williams signed with Universal in 1956...
9. Jaime Cardriche Jaime Cardriche Actor, Deep Cover
10. Sam Edwards Sam Edwards Actor, Twelve O'Clock High Sam Edwards grew up in a show business family, having made his debut on stage while he was just a baby (his mother, the actress Edna Park, was holding him). With his family, he acted on radio in "The Adventures of Sunny and Buddy," and on his family's show, "The Edwards Family."
11. Bess Flowers Bess Flowers Actress, We Faw Down
12. John Alcott John Alcott Cinematographer, A Clockwork Orange John Alcott, the Oscar-winning cinematographer best known for his collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick, was born in 1931, in Isleworth, England, the son of movie executive Arthur Alcott, who would become the production controller at Gainsborough Studios during the 1940s. Alcott began his film career as a clapper boy...
13. Patrick Allen Patrick Allen Actor, Dial M for Murder
14. Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach Soundtrack, The Godfather Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21, 1685, in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, into a large and distinguished family of professional musicians. His father, named Johann Ambrosius Bach, was a violinist and trumpeter, employed by the city of Eisenach. His uncles were church organists, court musicians and composers...
15. Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi Soundtrack, The Intouchables Being the son of a violinist Vivaldi started playing the violin himself early in his life. In 1703 he became priest and in 1716 the director of a conservatory of the church in Venice. Being a famous violinist he gave concerts all over Europe also composing a lot of violin concerts and other string works. There is not much information about his life only that he died in poverty in Vienna.
16. Rosalie Crutchley Rosalie Crutchley Actress, The Haunting
17. Jill Esmond Jill Esmond Actress, The Skin Game Jill Esmond was born on January 26, 1908 in London, England, UK. She was 23-years-old when she first came to prominence when she first appeared in The Skin Game in 1931. Once Jill got in the groove, she kept up a steady pace. Three more films followed in 1931 and five more came her way the following year...
18. Truman Bradley Truman Bradley Actor, Time Is Just a Place
19. Sally Farmiloe Sally Farmiloe Actress, Dear Rosie
20. George Seaton George Seaton Writer, Miracle on 34th Street Working his way up from general factotum and gag writer to becoming a highly versatile writer/director, George Seaton was involved in many aspects of the entertainment industry along the way. He was born George Stenius of Swedish parentage (his family hailed from Stockholm) in South Bend, Indiana, and grew up in Detroit...
21. Frederick Stafford Frederick Stafford Actor, Topaz
22. Jim Bannon Jim Bannon Actor, I Love a Mystery Jim Bannon was a star athlete at Rockhurst College. After graduation, he became a sportscaster in Kansas City, and after 1938, in California. He began working as a radio actor and got small parts in movies. He was a movie stuntman in the early 1940s before starring in a detective movie series for Columbia...
23. Minor Watson Minor Watson Actor, Woman of the Year Minor Watson was a jovial, grandfatherly actor specializing in playing warm-hearted doctors, affable small-town businessmen, concerned army officers and other such characters. Watson wasn't as prolific as many other actors of his type; while he made slightly more than 100 films, his colleagues such as Russell Hicks and Pierre Watkin had over 300 to their credit...
24. Robert Homans Robert Homans Actor, The Grapes of Wrath Dour-faced US character player in films for more than two decades from 1923, often in portrayals of peace officers such as judges and lawmen. Even at his most elderly, he could frequently be seen as a white-haired, uniformed policeman - often affecting an Irish accent to boot.
25. Baby LeRoy Baby LeRoy Actor, It's a Gift
26. Jackson Beck Jackson Beck Actor, Take the Money and Run
27. Beryl Mercer Beryl Mercer Actress, All Quiet on the Western Front Too short to be a leading lady, Beryl Mercer had a very active and productive career playing motherly characters. She had played opposite of great leading men like Colin Clive, Robert Montgomery, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Leslie Howard, Spencer Tracy, and Randolph Scott. Beryl played Queen Victoria in The Little Princess and The Story of Alexander Graham Bell.
28. Jules Irving Jules Irving Director, Loose Change
29. Alfred L. Werker Alfred L. Werker Director, He Walked by Night
30. Edith Yorke Edith Yorke Actress, City Girl
31. Maksim Munzuk Maksim Munzuk Actor, Dersu Uzala
32. John Aylesworth John Aylesworth Writer, Hee Haw
33. Frank Loesser Frank Loesser Soundtrack, The Godfather: Part II Songwriter and composer remembered for his contributions to Broadway and Hollywood, among the dozens of which were 'Guys and Dolls' and 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying'.
34. Kelton Garwood Kelton Garwood Actor, Five Characters in Search of an Exit Kelton Garwood was born in Columbus, Ohio on May 21, 1928. He went to Ohio State University, and appeared in plays and worked as a magician. He studied acting at American Theatre Wing in New York. Later he took riding lessons so that he could work in Westerns. He appeared in a few films including Miracle of the Hills (1959)...
35. Jagdish Raj Jagdish Raj Actor, Deewaar
36. Ingeborg Westphal Ingeborg Westphal Actress, Evet, ich will!
37. Katharine Bard Katharine Bard Actress, Inside Daisy Clover
38. Philipp Brammer Philipp Brammer Actor, Joyeux Noel
39. Tom Holcomb Tom Holcomb Art Department, The Insider
40. Vjekoslav Afric Vjekoslav Afric Director, Slavica
41. Vera Lockwood Vera Lockwood Actress, Aladdin
42. Della Barris Della Barris Self, The Gong Show
43. Severin Bijelic Severin Bijelic Actor, Veliki i mali
44. Robert Disney Robert Disney Uncategorised
45. Yvette Lebon Yvette Lebon Actress, Abused Confidence
46. Sandra White Sandra White Actress, The Nasty Girl
47. Marilyn Brown Marilyn Brown Actress, The Amorous Adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza Pretty and charming brunette actress Marilyn Louise Brown was born on March 9, 1953 in San Jose, California. Her parents were Donald Bernard Brown and Vivian Brown. Marilyn was of mixed Engish, Irish, Sicilian, and Scottish descent. Her father named her after his favorite actress Marilyn Monroe. She was the sister of actor Barry Brown and writer James Brown...
48. Bryant Haliday Bryant Haliday Actor, Devil Doll Bryant Haliday was born in Rhode Island and spent time in an English Benedictine monastery. Entering Harvard to study international law, he became involved with a group of students who were interested in putting on plays. He caught the acting bug and abruptly gave up law to become a man of the theater...
49. Georgi Rerberg Georgi Rerberg Cinematographer, Stalker
50. Helen Traubel Helen Traubel Self, Episode #10.1 Her first introduction to performing was as a singer, and she made her concert debut with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Although widely known for her talent, it was not until 1935 that she was given the chance to succeed on a national level. In 1935, while performing at the St. Louis Sangerfest...
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