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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. Frances Farmer Frances Farmer Actress, Come and Get It Born in Seattle, Frances Farmer studied journalism and drama at the University of Washington, Seattle. In 1935, after winning a trip to Russia to see the Moscow Art Theater, she went to Hollywood where she secured a seven-year contract with Paramount. By the end of 1936, she was one of Paramount's most talked-about new stars...
3. Michael Johns Michael Johns Soundtrack, Ithuteng (Never Stop Learning)
4. Pola Negri Pola Negri Actress, Die Bergkatze Pola Negri was born in Poland and moved to Warsaw as a young child. Living in poverty with her mother, a teenage Pola auditioned and was accepted to the Imperial Ballet. Due to an illness which ended her dancing career, she soon switched to the Warsaw Imperial Academy of Dramatic Arts and became an actress...
5. 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".
6. Gail Kobe Gail Kobe Producer, Guiding Light 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)...
7. Benson Fong Benson Fong Actor, Flower Drum Song
8. Marie Trintignant Marie Trintignant Actress, Deep in the Woods 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...
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. Frederick Worlock Frederick Worlock Actor, 101 Dalmatians
12. 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.
13. 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...
14. Helen Page Camp Helen Page Camp Actress, Telefon
15. Ron Tippe Ron Tippe Producer, Space Jam
16. Keiko Tsushima Keiko Tsushima Actress, Seven Samurai
17. Claire Du Brey Claire Du Brey Actress, The Bishop's Wife Lovely brown-eyed, brunet lead and character veteran Claire Du Brey enjoyed a rich, four-decade film career in all. Born Clara Violet Dubreyvich (or Dubreyovich) 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...
18. Samuel Colt Samuel Colt Actor, The Mating Season
19. Mike Smith Mike Smith Self, Episode dated 1 July 1996
20. DeAndre McCullough DeAndre McCullough Actor, Reformation
21. Phyllis Brooks Phyllis Brooks Actress, Charlie Chan in Honolulu Model, stage actress and also leading lady in Hollywood "B" pictures from the mid-30's to mid-40's. She married a future US Congressman and would later become a socialite midst political circles.
22. Sa'eed Saleh Sa'eed Saleh Actor, Al-Suqout Fi Bir Sabe'
23. Gerry Sundquist Gerry Sundquist Actor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 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...
24. Robert F. Boyle Robert F. Boyle Art Director, The Thomas Crown Affair
25. 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...
26. Madeleine Robinson Madeleine Robinson Actress, Camille Claudel
27. Philip Stainton Philip Stainton Actor, The Ladykillers
28. Karen X. Gaylord Karen X. Gaylord Actress, Cover Girl
29. Joe Lynch Joe Lynch Actor, Thumbelina
30. 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)...
31. Jesper Find Jesper Find Camera and Electrical Department, Arn: The Knight Templar
32. Paul Sawtell Paul Sawtell Music Department, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! 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...
33. 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...
34. 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...
35. 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...
36. Szabolcs Cseh Szabolcs Cseh Stunts, High Tension Stuntman, actor and film director Szabolcs Imre Cseh was born in Miercurea Ciuc and grew up in the city of Brasov. He graduated from the Bucharest's Institute of Physical Education and Sport in 1966. In the same year he was hired as fight advisor at Buftea Film Production Center. Between 1966 and 1979 he worked on almost all films made by the studios that contained sequences of action-fighting...
37. Louise Colombet Louise Colombet Actress, The Day the Earth Stood Still
38. Vicky Lane Vicky Lane Actress, The Jungle Captive
39. 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...
40. Tony Regan Tony Regan Actor, The Twins
41. 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?
42. Nazim Kalkavan Nazim Kalkavan Miscellaneous Crew, Background to Danger
43. Harald van der Lubbe Harald van der Lubbe Actor, The Dress
44. B.J. Turner B.J. Turner Actor, Scarecrows
45. Corinna Mura Corinna Mura Actress, Casablanca
46. Albert E. Smith Albert E. Smith Producer, Mysterious Cafe, or Mr. and Mrs. Spoopendyke Have Troubles with a Waiter Pioneering film producer and studio executive Albert E. Smith was born in Favershem, County Kent, England, on June 4, 1875, the son of a gardener. There were 9 children in the Smith family--Albert, seven brothers and a sister--and when he was three years old the entire family emigrated to the US, eventually settling in Santa Barbara...
47. Gus Meins Gus Meins Director, Babes in Toyland
48. Hubert Tscheppe Hubert Tscheppe Actor, A Little Night Music
49. Mai Wells Mai Wells Actress, The Pilgrim
50. 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...
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