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1. Jeanne Moreau Jeanne Moreau Actress, Jules and Jim When people gave Louis Malle credit for making a star of Jeanne Moreau in Elevator to the Gallows immediately followed by The Lovers, he would point out that Moreau by that time had already been "recognized as the prime stage actress of her generation." She had made it to the Comédie Française in her 20s...
2. Michael Ansara Michael Ansara Actor, Broken Arrow 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...
3. Trinidad Silva Trinidad Silva Actor, UHF
4. Gerald S. O'Loughlin Gerald S. O'Loughlin Actor, The Rookies Short, dark, rough-looking and-tough-talking American character actor Gerald S. O'Loughlin received his start on the stage after debating on a law career. After a stint with the US Marine Corps, he used the GI bill instead to train in New York at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Throughout the early 1950s...
5. 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...
6. Gore Vidal Gore Vidal Writer, Caligula Gore Vidal was born Eugene Louis Vidal in 1925 in West Point, New York, to Nina (Gore) and West Point aeronautics instructor and aviation pioneer Eugene Luther Vidal. The Vidals endured a rocky marriage divorcing ten years after Gore's birth. Young Gore spent much of his childhood with his blind grandfather...
7. Bobby Van Bobby Van Self, Tattletales 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. 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...
9. Carl Steven Carl Steven Actor, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
10. 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...
11. Sylvia Field Sylvia Field Actress, Dennis the Menace
12. Kenny Ireland Kenny Ireland Actor, Benidorm George Ian Kenneth "Kenny" Ireland (7 August 1945 - 31 July 2014) was a Scottish actor and theatre director. Ireland was best known to television viewers for his role in Victoria Wood As Seen on TV in the 1980s, and for playing Donald Stewart in Benidorm from 2007 until his death in 2014. Born in Paisley...
13. Lenore Aubert Lenore Aubert Actress, Abbott and 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...
14. Tom Mankiewicz Tom Mankiewicz Miscellaneous Crew, Ladyhawke
15. Laura Betti Laura Betti Actress, 1900
16. Bill Raisch Bill Raisch Actor, The Fugitive 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...
17. 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...
18. Mohammad Rafi Mohammad Rafi Music Department, 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...
19. 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...
20. Fernando Sancho Fernando Sancho Actor, The Return of the Evil Dead
21. Diana King Diana King Actress, You're Only Young Twice
22. Fanny Rowe Fanny Rowe Actress, Fresh Fields
23. Michael Staniforth Michael Staniforth Actor, Rentaghost
24. Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô Actor, Seven Samurai
25. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Writer, The Little Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born into a family of old provincial nobility. Failing his final exams at a preparatory school, he entered the École des Beaux-Arts to study architecture. In 1921, he began military service in the 2nd Regiment of Chasseurs, and sent to Strasbourg for pilot training. The next year...
26. James Newill James Newill Actor, Border Buckaroos Newill, one of Hollywood's largely unsung singing cowboys, began his career as a tenor with the Los Angeles Light Opera company in the early 30's. By the middle of the decade, he fronted the microphone as a vocalist with various society orchestras, including those of Gus Arnheim, Phil Harris and Eddy Duchin...
27. Silvia Seidel Silvia Seidel Actress, Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left
28. Joe George Joe George Actor, The Execution of Private Slovik
29. Pauline Chan Pauline Chan Actress, Gwok chaan Ling Ling Chat 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...
30. Mitch Miller Mitch Miller Self, Sing Along with Mitch 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...
31. 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...
32. Beatrix Lehmann Beatrix Lehmann Actress, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
33. Warren Parker Warren Parker Actor, Too Soon to Love
34. Fred Carson Fred Carson Stunts, Escort West Stuntman and actor Fred Carson was born on November 23, 1923 in Harlingen, Texas. Carson learned how to be handy with horses while growing up in Texas. Fred worked the rodeo circuit and was a trick rider prior to becoming involved in the Hollywood film industry as a stuntman and actor in the mid-1940's...
35. 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...
36. 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...
37. Nancy Valentine Nancy Valentine Actress, The Black Castle
38. 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...
39. Gerda Maurus Gerda Maurus Actress, Spies Gertrud Pfiel was born in present day Croatia, the daughter of an engineer and inventor. A strikingly beautiful blonde with high cheekbones and expressive blue eyes, she grew up in Vienna where she was trained as a singer and dancer, embarking on a theatrical career by the age of fifteen. Until 1944...
40. Peter James Peter James Producer, Ghost Encounters: The Queen Mary
41. Jean-Claude Bouillon Jean-Claude Bouillon Actor, Les brigades du Tigre
42. Suso Cecchi D'Amico Suso Cecchi D'Amico Writer, Rocco and His Brothers
43. Mariana Karr Mariana Karr Actress, Amorcito Corazón Karr was born Maria Elena Copola in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She headed the cast of several soap operas in the 70s and 80s such as Rebelde y solitario, Llena de amor, Quiero morir mañana among others. In 1985, she headed a famous movie, with actress Maria Valenzuela, Sucedió en el internado. The movie was a hit and it was the second erotic character Mariana Karr played, after "Escalofrío" in Spain...
44. Dan Resin Dan Resin Actor, Caddyshack
45. Owen McGiveney Owen McGiveney Actor, Brigadoon
46. Gertrude Short Gertrude Short Actress, Captain Junior 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...
47. Takeshi Katô Takeshi Katô Actor, Yojimbo
48. James Rennie James Rennie Actor, Now, Voyager
49. Anne Shelton Anne Shelton Self, The Anne Shelton Show
50. John Rogers John Rogers Actor, Lassie Come Home
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