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1. Michael Ansara Michael Ansara Actor, The Message Born in a small village in Syria, Michael Ansara came to the United States with his American parents at the age of two, living in New England, until the family's relocation to California ten years later. He entered Los Angeles City College with the intention of becoming a doctor, but got sidetracked into the dramatics department...
2. Gore Vidal Gore Vidal Writer, Caligula Gore Vidal was born in 1925 to West Point aeronautics instructor Gene Vidal and his wife Nina. The Vidals endured a rocky marriage divorcing ten years after Gore's birth. Young Gore spent much of his childhood with his blind grandfather, Senator T.P. Gore of Oklahoma. He is also a cousin of Tennessee ex-senator and ex-vice president Al Gore...
3. Carl Steven Carl Steven Actor, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
4. Trinidad Silva Trinidad Silva Actor, UHF
5. Frederick Coffin Frederick Coffin Actor, Identity A solid, reliable working actor since the early 70s, Frederick Coffin was born January 16, 1943 to actress Winnie Collins, as one of five siblings. Educated at Western Reserve Academy, in Hudson, Ohio, Coffin was both an excellent athlete and student. It was at WRA that he first began theater studies; he graduated in 1961 with a BA in theater...
6. Virginia Grey Virginia Grey Actress, All That Heaven Allows Born into a show-business family--her father was a director and her mother was a film cutter--Virginia Grey made her film debut at age 10 as Eva in Uncle Tom's Cabin. After a few more films as a child actress, she left the business to finish her schooling. Returning to films as an adult in the 1930s, she started out getting extra work and bit parts...
7. Bobby Van Bobby Van Self, Make Me Laugh Triple-threat performer singer, dancer and actor Bobby Van was the epitome of the breezy, exuberant song-and-dance man who could enliven any film he was put into. Unfortunately, he caught the tail end of MGM's musical reign during the 1950s. Alas, the visions of Gene Kelly and Donald O'Connor come...
8. Sylvia Field Sylvia Field Actress, Search for Tomorrow
9. Robert Francis Robert Francis Actor, The Caine Mutiny Relatively new to Hollywood, young Robert Francis, 25, was a rising young actor on the verge of film stardom in 1955 after making a solid debut as a ranking officer in The Caine Mutiny - alongside a formidable, normally intimidating group of veterans such as Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson and Fred MacMurray...
10. Bill Raisch Bill Raisch Actor, The Ivy Maze Raisch was born of German immigrant parents in New Jersey in 1905. After graduating from high school, Raisch took a job at a construction site hauling cement. When he wasn't working, he lifted weights at Sig Klein's Gym in New York City. Raisch was noticed by a society girl looking for a dancing partner and he escorted her to various parties as her date and dancing partner...
11. Michael Staniforth Michael Staniforth Actor, Episode #5.2
12. Tom Mankiewicz Tom Mankiewicz Miscellaneous Crew, Ladyhawke
13. Franz Liszt Franz Liszt Soundtrack, Shine Franz Liszt, the virtuoso pianist and composer, was the most famous concert superstar of the 19th century. He was born in what was then the Austrian Empire. His father was Hungarian and his mother was Austrian. At age 6 he took music lessons from his father, Adam Liszt, who worked at the Court of Count Esterhazy...
14. Harry Alan Towers Harry Alan Towers Producer, The Mangler Harry Alan Towers was born in London on 19th October, 1920. During the Second World War he was Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force. Later he became program director for British Forces radio. In 1946 Towers establish a company called Towers of London that sold various syndicated radio shows around the world...
15. Jim Reeves Jim Reeves Soundtrack, The Man Who Fell to Earth Jim Reeves was one of the best of the "Nashville Sound" style country and western singers. His fame was widespread, not only in the USA, but also in Britain, India, Scandanavia and South Africa. Born in 1923 in Panola County, Texas, Jim after college began to pursue a professional baseball career but was sidelined by an injury to his leg while a pitcher with the Houston Buffaloes...
16. Fernando Sancho Fernando Sancho Actor, Return of the Evil Dead
17. Laura Betti Laura Betti Actress, 1900
18. Dan Resin Dan Resin Actor, Caddyshack
19. Silvia Seidel Silvia Seidel Actress, Anna
20. Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô Actor, Seven Samurai
21. Pauline Chan Pauline Chan Actress, From Beijing with Love Born in Shanghai, China, as Pinyin Chen Baolian, Pauline Chan emigrated to Hong Kong at age 12 with her mother when her parents divorced. A beautiful young girl, it didn't take long for photographers and agents to notice her and she began modeling at 15. In 1990 she entered the Miss Asia beauty pageant...
22. Robert James Robert James Actor, Cold Comfort Farm Robert James was a Scottish actor whose gift for subtle characterisation meant that he was rarely out of work in a career on stage, television and in film which spanned over five decades. He was recognisable stalwart of British television drama, a prolific "I know the face, but" performer of intelligence...
23. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Writer, The Little Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born into an old family of provincial nobility. After failing his final exams at a preparatory school, he entered the École des Beaux-Arts to study architecture. In 1921, he began his military service in the 2nd Regiment of Chasseurs, and was sent to Strasbourg for training as a pilot...
24. Joseph E. Levine Joseph E. Levine Producer, A Bridge Too Far Boston-born Joseph E. Levine parlayed an early career as a film exhibitor and distributor of Italian-made muscle-man pictures into a highly successful stint as America's most successful independent producer at the time of his death. Born on September 9, 1905, Levine first worked in the clothing industry before buying a movie house in New Haven...
25. Diana King Diana King Actress, Pink Floyd The Wall
26. Warren Parker Warren Parker Actor, Too Soon to Love
27. Mitch Miller Mitch Miller Self, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and a classically trained oboist, Mitch Miller first entered the pop music scene in 1948 at Mercury Records, where he guided such acts as Vic Damone, Frankie Laine and Patti Page to success. In 1950 he was lured by Goddard Lieberson to Columbia Records as that label's A&R director...
28. Suso Cecchi D'Amico Suso Cecchi D'Amico Writer, Rocco and His Brothers
29. Bud Linn Bud Linn Actor, Song of the Range A lifelong singer, Bud Linn's association with the King's Men quartet was his primary profession, beginning in 1930. From 1934 to 1937 The King's Men (Ken Darby, Arranger & Bass; Rad Robinson Baritone; Jon Dodson, Lead Tenor; Bud Linn, Top Tenor) were a feature of the Paul Whiteman Orchestra on RCA records and the Kraft Music Hall...
30. Mimi Aguglia Mimi Aguglia Actress, The Outlaw Mimi Aguglia was born in Palermo, Sicily, on a theater stage in 1884, when her mother, Giuseppina Aguglia, a famous Sicilian actress, was playing Desdimona in William Shakespeare's "Othello". The newborn was named Giroloma in honor of her grandfather, but everyone called her by her nick name: Mimi. Before she was four years old...
31. Lenore Aubert Lenore Aubert Actress, Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein Lenore Aubert was born in present-day Slovenia, at the time still connected to the Austro-Hungarian Empire (her French name was pure Hollywood hokum, designed to make her background more exotic - though she did live for some time in Paris). Eleanore Maria Leisner was the daughter of an Austrian general...
32. Gerda Maurus Gerda Maurus Actress, Spies
33. Ralph Strait Ralph Strait Actor, Halloween III: Season of the Witch
34. Joe George Joe George Actor, The Execution of Private Slovik
35. Mohammad Rafi Mohammad Rafi Soundtrack, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Mohammed Rafi, whose voice brought to life hundreds of melodies, was born in a village Kotla Sultan Singh near Amritsar long before India attained its independence. But music training beckoned him to Lahore where he cut his musical teeth under the hawk-like eye of Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan. He made his singing debut in the Punjabi film Gul baloch by rendering a duet with Zeenat Begum...
36. Beatrix Lehmann Beatrix Lehmann Actress, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
37. James Newill James Newill Actor, Spook Town
38. Branimir Tori Jankovic Branimir Tori Jankovic Writer, Bloody Tale
39. Owen McGiveney Owen McGiveney Actor, Brigadoon
40. Elmar Klos Elmar Klos Director, The Shop on Main Street
41. Kathleen Maddox Kathleen Maddox Uncategorised
42. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson Writer, The High Crusade
43. Fanny Rowe Fanny Rowe Actress, Jane Eyre
44. Carleton Hobbs Carleton Hobbs Actor, The House That Dripped Blood
45. Jean-Paul Roussillon Jean-Paul Roussillon Actor, A Christmas Tale
46. Fred Carson Fred Carson Actor, Operation -- Annihilate!
47. George Richey George Richey Music Department, Episode #5.21
48. Gertrude Short Gertrude Short Actress, The Little Angel of Canyon Creek Married to director/writer Scott Pembroke, daughter of actor Lew Short and sister of actress Florence Short. Gertrude was in vaudeville for five years then moved to the legit stage and onto Hollywood in 1922. From 1924 to 1925, Short played in a series of "Telephone Girl" comedies, directed by her husband...
49. Alexandra Alexandra Self, Alexandra - Portait in Musik Alexandra was born in 1944 in Heydekrug, Litauen. She was famous for singing hits like "Zigeunerjunge", "Schwarze Ballaleika", "Sehnsucht - das Lied der Taiga" und "Mein Freund, der Baum". She died in 1969 in Schleswig-Holstein at a road accident.
50. Denis Diderot Denis Diderot Writer, Les dames du Bois de Boulogne One of the most prominent French philosophes and the author of "L'Encyclopédie", Diderot was born in 1713, the son of a cutler. An ardent student of classical literature, he attended the University of Paris, from which he received a master of the arts degree in 1732. A radical freethinker, Diderot rejected...
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