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1. Strother Martin Strother Martin Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life. A native of Kokomo, Indiana, Strother Martin Jr. was the youngest of three children of Strother Douglas Martin, a machinist, and Ethel Dunlap Martin. His family moved soon after his birth to San Antonio, Texas, but quickly returned to Indiana...
2. Gail Kobe Gail Kobe Producer, Texas During the 1950s and 1960s, she made dozens of guest appearances on such television programs as The Twilight Zone, Dr. Kildare, Felony Squad, Gunsmoke, Daniel Boone, and Mannix. She had a short role as Doris Schuster on Peyton Place. She also appeared on daytime's Bright Promise as Ann Boyd Jones (1970-1972)...
3. Frances Farmer Frances Farmer Actress, Come and Get It Born in Seattle, Frances Farmer studied drama at the University of Washington, Seattle. In 1935, she went to Hollywood where she secured a seven-year contract with Paramount. In 1943, she was wrongfully declared mentally incompetent and committed by her parents to a series of asylums and public mental hospitals...
4. Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky Writer, Network Author, producer and composer who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from CCNY, then a Purple Heart during World War II while serving in the US Army. Joining ASCAP in 1955, his chief musical collaborators included George Bassman and Harry Warren. His popular-song compositions include "Marty" and "Middle of the Night".
5. Pola Negri Pola Negri Actress, The Wildcat Barbara Apollina Chalupiec (aka Pola Negri) was born in Janowa, Poland on January 3, 1897. Pola was born into a comfortable lifestyle until her father was arrested by the Russians and sent to a Siberian prison camp. Moving to Warsaw in 1902, she was to spend her formative years in dire poverty. As a teenager...
6. Benson Fong Benson Fong Actor, The Love Bug
7. Eva Bartok Eva Bartok Actress, Blood and Black Lace Eva Bartok was both a beautiful lady and a talented actor whose roots were in classical theater. Her first and only film in Hungary, Mezei próféta ("Prophet of the Fields"), was banned by communist censorship. Actually her life up to that point had been marked by confusion and tragedy. Her father,a Jew who had married a Catholic lady...
8. Peter Arne Peter Arne Actor, The Return of the Pink Panther Peter Arne was for a short time the perfect villain in British film. After a couple of roles in war movies (The Purple Plain and The Cockleshell Heroes) and a Tarzan movie (Tarzan and the Lost Safari) he became a villain in Strangers' Meeting. From than on he continued to play sinister types in The Moonraker, Intent to Kill...
9. Vicky Lane Vicky Lane Actress, The Jungle Captive Vicky Lane was born Grace Patricia Rose Coghlan in Dublin, Ireland in 1926. At a relatively young age, she had already traveled around the world twice before settling with her family in Mexico, then Nevada, and finally Beverly Hills. While perhaps best known for her role as the ape woman, Paula Dupree...
10. Claire Du Brey Claire Du Brey Actress, Cinderella Lovely brown-eyed, brunette Claire Du Brey enjoyed a rich, four-decade film career in all. Born Clara Violet Dubrey on August 31, 1892, in Bonner's Ferry Idaho, her family traveled the rugged Sierra Madre terrain by covered wagon in their move to California when she was 13. Educated in a convent setting and once trained to be a nurse...
11. Florence Eldridge Florence Eldridge Actress, Inherit the Wind Versatile character actress Florence Eldridge seemed often better served by the stage than by her roles in motion pictures. On the boards from the age of seventeen as a chorine in "Rock-a-Bye Baby" in 1918, she acted with touring companies and on Broadway and soon found herself playing leading parts...
12. Cilla Black Cilla Black Self, Blind Date
13. Marie Trintignant Marie Trintignant Actress, Promenons-nous dans les bois Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, directed by her mother...
14. Phyllis Brooks Phyllis Brooks Actress, Charlie Chan in Honolulu
15. Helen Page Camp Helen Page Camp Actress, Telefon
16. Keiko Tsushima Keiko Tsushima Actress, Seven Samurai
17. Jonathan D. Krane Jonathan D. Krane Producer, Face/Off Jonathan D. Krane has been a force for change in the film industry. A graduate of both St. John's College and Yale University School of Law, his background in classical studies and law paved the way for him to identify five fundamental principles as its foundation. Implementing theories based on these principles, he has been able to achieve a high level of success as an industry leader...
18. Vivian Austin Vivian Austin Actress, Night Club Girl Vivian Austin was a brown-haired, brown-eyed beauty queen; she had been voted "Miss Hollywood" in 1943 and was signed to a contract by Universal Pictures. The studio saw that she got experience in many of the little theater groups around Los Angeles before putting her in her first film, Moonlight in Vermont...
19. Corinna Mura Corinna Mura Actress, Passage to Marseille
20. Madeleine Robinson Madeleine Robinson Actress, Camille Claudel
21. Frederick Worlock Frederick Worlock Actor, 101 Dalmatians
22. Gertan Klauber Gertan Klauber Actor, Top Secret! Corpulent, bushy-browed Czechoslovakian-born character actor Gertan Klauber was a familiar face on British television, appearing in anything from 'Carry On' comedies to playing a Roman galley master in Doctor Who. In Britain from an early age, he studied acting in Birmingham before moving to London in the mid-1950's...
23. B.J. Turner B.J. Turner Actor, Scarecrows
24. Philip Stainton Philip Stainton Actor, The Ladykillers
25. Vivien Oakland Vivien Oakland Actress, Way Out West This vivacious, platinum-blonde leading lady of silent screen comedy was a former Ziegfeld Girl (under her birth name 'Anderson'). The daughter of Norwegian immigrants, she appeared in vaudeville from early childhood and began in films in 1915. Two years later she made her debut on Broadway. From the early 1920's...
26. Gerry Sundquist Gerry Sundquist Actor, Boarding School Actor Gerry Sundquist was born Gerald Christopher Sundquist in Manchester. He was known professionally as Gerry Sundquist, but always affectionately known as Ged to his friends. He grew up in Chorlton with his older brother and younger sister. He developed an interest in acting at primary school and joined the Stretford Children's Theatre whilst still at school - St...
27. Zhanna Prokhorenko Zhanna Prokhorenko Actress, Ballad of a Soldier Zhanna Prokhorenko was born on 11 May, 1940, in Poltava, Ukraine, Soviet Union (now Poltava, Ukraine). Her father, Trofim Prokhorenko, an Air Force officer, was killed in WWII, when she was a one-year-old baby. She was brought up by single mother and went to school in Leningrad. Young Zhanna Prokhorenko studied acting at the acting studio of Leningrad Palace of Pioneers...
28. Robert F. Boyle Robert F. Boyle Art Director, The Thomas Crown Affair
29. Michael Johns Michael Johns Soundtrack, I Am
30. Joe Lynch Joe Lynch Actor, Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width
31. Paul Sawtell Paul Sawtell Music Department, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Polish-born composer and violinist, under contract at RKO from 1938, initially writing music for serialised B-movies, including the 'Mexican Spitfire' and 'Falcon' series. In the 1940's, he free-lanced for several of the lesser studios, such as Eagle-Lion and Republic, before joining Universal in 1944...
32. Michael Steele Michael Steele Actor, Command Decision
33. John Aasen John Aasen Actor, Why Worry? Like Charles Chaplin's sidekick, Eric Campbell, Harold Lloyd needed his own giant when casting Why Worry? in 1922. Lloyd first had his eyes on George Auger (Cardiff Giant) who worked at Ringling Brothers sideshow as a giant. But Auger died before the film started and a search went out for a replacement...
34. Kenneth Becker Kenneth Becker Actor, True Grit An American actor and graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse (where he met wife Patti Kane) Ken Becker was featured in four Elvis Presley films. Becker was the first actor to get into an on-screen fight with the king in Loving You. He is the father of actor Tony Becker. Eventually Ken became a technician on network television.
35. Gus Meins Gus Meins Director, Babes in Toyland
36. Hal Yates Hal Yates Director, My Little Margie
37. Mike Smith Mike Smith Self, That's Showbusiness
38. Esther Muir Esther Muir Actress, A Day at the Races The statuesque American comedienne Esther Muir was a former New York model, who started in the chorus line of the 1922 "Greenwich Village Follies" on Broadway, straight out of high school, and with little or no theatrical training. She caught the eye, however, since her effort led to further work on stage...
39. DeAndre McCullough DeAndre McCullough Actor, The Wire
40. Joseph Walker Joseph Walker Cinematographer, It's a Wonderful Life Frank Capra's favourite cinematographer began his working life as an electrical engineer who collaborated with Lee De Forest on building the first wireless transmitter. However, it was his interest in moving picture photography which led him to work in film laboratories, where his numerous pioneering inventions included the first lens adjustment mechanisms (zoom lenses)...
41. Francis Gary Powers Francis Gary Powers Writer, Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident
42. Donald Brooks Donald Brooks Costume Designer, The Cardinal Donald Brooks, born in New Haven, Conn. in 1929, attended Parson's School Of Design. After graduating he made a name for himself by replacing the late legendary Clare McCardle at Townley Manufacturing and their business with him at the helm grew sevenfold. He became one of the first of the new "name" designers when he opened his own business in 1963...
43. Sa'eed Saleh Sa'eed Saleh Actor, Salam Ya Sahby
44. Samuel Colt Samuel Colt Actor, The Mating Season
45. Charles Whitman Charles Whitman
46. Tommy Makem Tommy Makem Actor, The Finest Hours
47. Tony Regan Tony Regan Actor, The Jayhawkers!
48. Gertrude Welcker Gertrude Welcker Actress, Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
49. Herbert Selpin Herbert Selpin Director, Titanic Dissatisfied with the scenario of the film Titanic, Selpin openly critised its writer Walter Zerlett-Olfenius and the whole German Navy. Goebbels had him arrested by the Gestapo. Selpin was found hung in his cell the following day. Suicide or murder?
50. Corazon Aquino Corazon Aquino Self, A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution
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