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1. Victor Mature Victor Mature Actor, My Darling Clementine American leading man Victor John Mature was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Clara P. (Ackley) and Marcellus George Mature, a cutler and knife sharpener. His father, born Marcello Gelindo Maturi in Pinzolo, Trentino, was Italian, and his mother was of Swiss-German and German descent. Mature worked as a teenager with his father as a salesman for butcher supplies...
2. Melvyn Douglas Melvyn Douglas Actor, Being There Two-time Oscar-winner Melvyn Douglas was one of America's finest actors. In addition to his two Oscars, he also won a Tony Award and an Emmy. Douglas would enjoy cinema immortality if for no other reason than his being the man who made Greta Garbo laugh in Ernst Lubitsch's classic comedy Ninotchka, but he was much, much more...
3. Lorenzo Music Lorenzo Music Actor, Garfield and Friends
4. Walter Burke Walter Burke Actor, All the King's Men Highly recognizable Irish-American character actor whose small stature and wizened features made him resemble a leprechaun (a role which he played on more than one occasion). Probably best known as Willie Stark's bodyguard in All the King's Men.
5. Ileen Getz Ileen Getz Actress, Changing Lanes
6. Hans Christian Andersen Hans Christian Andersen Writer, Frozen H.C. Andersen was born in 1805. His father (Hans Andersen) was a poor shoemaker and his mother a washerwoman. The family did not have a permanent address until 1807. The family lived for the first time together at Munkemøllestræde. The father worked as an independent shoemaker, with a workshop in the livingroom...
7. John Pickard John Pickard Actor, Boots and Saddles
8. Blake Snyder Blake Snyder Writer, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Named "Hollywood's most successful spec screenwriter", Blake Snyder began his Hollywood career early in life. His father, Kenneth C.T. Snyder, was an Emmy-winning TV producer of many children's shows in the 1960s and 1970s. Among them were The Funny Company, Hot Wheels, animated segments on Sesame Street, Big Blue Marble and the cult classic Roger Ramjet...
9. Frank Maxwell Frank Maxwell Actor, General Hospital
10. John Alderson John Alderson Actor, Boots and Saddles John "Basher" Alderson led a colorful life considering his origins in a mining village in the north of England. After spending all of two weeks as a miner, he lied about his age, joined the British Army and attained the rank of Major. Leaving for the US, he married a General's secretary and got into the movies, often playing villains. He played (uncredited) the Gum Chewer in Blazing Saddles.
11. Tom Keene Tom Keene Actor, Plan 9 from Outer Space Not much is known about the early life of ruggedly handsome cowboy actor Tom Keene, born George Duryea in Rochester, New York. However, he arrived in Hollywood in the late 1920s after college studies at Columbia and Carnegie Tech and immediately made some impact as the lead of The Godless Girl. Known for his sharp...
12. Howard Culver Howard Culver Actor, Halloween II Howard Culver's first radio shows were for CBS when he was in High School; worked most Hollywood-based radio shows, and many in San Francisco, including starring role as "Straight Arrow", and co-star with Mercedes McCambridge in "Defense Attorney". TV credits are many, including the entire 20 years of "Gunsmoke"...
13. Mary Miles Minter Mary Miles Minter Actress, Anne of Green Gables Mary Miles Minter was born on April's Fool Day in 1902, as Juliet Reilly, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Because her mother couldn't make it in show business, she began to live her dream through her daughter. By the time Mary was five years old, she had already appeared in a stage play. From that time forward...
14. Pearl White Pearl White Actress, The Perils of Pauline She met her first husband when they were touring together in the Trousdale Stock Company, a repertoire group. Her second husband was an actor and war hero. Her second husband was distraught over the dissolution of the marriage, and disappeared only weeks after the divorce. It was believed that he had committed suicide...
15. Jorge Luke Jorge Luke Actor, Clear and Present Danger
16. J. Howard Marshall II J. Howard Marshall II Self, Playboy: The Complete Anna Nicole Smith
17. Erville Alderson Erville Alderson Actor, Sergeant York A character actor whose film career spanned from Hollywood's Silent Era until the 1950s. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 11, 1882, Erville would start his film career in 1918 at the age of 36 in Her Man. Film pioneer D.W. Griffith utilized Erville in many of his films, including 1924's America and Isn't Life Wonderful...
18. John Baragrey John Baragrey Actor, The Colossus of New York Of the "tall, dark and handsome" variety on 50s Broadway and in Hollywood, actor John Baragrey found steady work on TV soaps and in guest spots, but found regrettably few film offers...and those he did find were for the most part highly unmemorable. Born in Haleyville, Alabama in 1919, he attended the University of Alabama and decided to make a go of it in acting...
19. Maurice Colbourne Maurice Colbourne Actor, Howards' Way Tall, lean, dark and well-spoken, Maurice Colbourne had a strong line in tough guys and villains before achieving his greatest fame as the sympathetic Tom Howard in the BBC's expensive and hugely popular soap opera Howards' Way. Born Roger Middleton in Sheffield, he trained as an actor at the Central...
20. Metin Erksan Metin Erksan Director, Dry Summer Born in 1929, Metin Erksan is one of the first Turkish filmmakers who saw cinema as an art form apart from a mass entertaining medium. Having studied art history in Istanbul University and being the brother of a little known director named Cetin Karamanbey, Erksan found himself at a very early age in a favourable position to combine film practice with aesthetic concerns...
21. Harry Davis Harry Davis Actor, America America
22. Leslie Glass Leslie Glass Actress, Vampire Vixens from Venus Leslie Glass was a ring girl at boxing matches when she was noticed by Penthouse magazine. She did several layouts for them in 1993 and then a few months later began her career in porn, signing with Vivid Video. Sadly, she was diagnosed with cancer in 1998, and passed away from the disease in 2000.
23. Charles Black Charles Black Self, The 5th Annual American Cinema Awards
24. Dick Bush Dick Bush Cinematographer, Victor Victoria
25. Lee Hazlewood Lee Hazlewood Soundtrack, Forrest Gump This singer, songwriter and producer who wrote millionsellers for Nancy Sinatra 'These boots are made for walkin' and for Dean Martin 'Houston' and 'Shades', and for Frank sinatra 'This town' was the son of an oilman. Drafted during the Korean war, he became a country DJ in¨Phoenix in 1953. He began experimenting with session guitarist Al Casey by putting echo on country songs...
26. Frank Fontaine Frank Fontaine Actor, Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine
27. Maurice Tourneur Maurice Tourneur Director, The Last of the Mohicans Screenwriter and director Maurice Tourneur was born Maurice Thomas in the Parisian suburb of Belleville on February 2, 1873, the son of a jewelry merchant. He was trained and employed as a graphic designer and a magazine illustrator as a young man. After serving in a French artillery unit in northern Africa...
28. Edmon Ryan Edmon Ryan Actor, Topaz
29. Paul Hahn Paul Hahn Actor, The Angry Red Planet
30. Jeanne Louise Calment Jeanne Louise Calment Self, Vincent et moi Jeanne Louise Calment had the longest confirmed human life span in history, living to the age of 122 years, 164 days (44724 days total). She lived in Arles, France, for her entire life, and outlived both her daughter and grandson. She became especially well known from the age of 113, when the centenary of Vincent van Gogh's visit brought reporters to Arles...
31. Walter Massey Walter Massey Actor, Arthur Quebec-based actor whose career has spanned nearly five decades. He studied at the Professional Broadway Workshops under Harold Clurman and Sanford Meisner. He has worked in the United States (notably for Joseph Papp's NY Shakespeare Festival) as well as for many of the major companies in Canada including the Bulldog...
32. Ralph Cooper Ralph Cooper Actor, The Duke Is Tops Ralph Cooper was called "The Dark Gable" after Clark Gable, of course, because of his handsome, rugged good looks and his charm and wit. Too talented and handsome for Hollywood and wouldn't accept stereotype roles Hollywood gave Blacks - so he went and made and starred in films for Blacks. While choreographing...
33. Bernard Barrow Bernard Barrow Actor, Ryan's Hope
34. Jake Hooker Jake Hooker Soundtrack, Rocky IV
35. Jeanette Loff Jeanette Loff Actress, King of Jazz Jeanette Loff was born Janette Lov in Orofino, Idaho, on October 9, 1906. Her father Maurice was a successful violinist who moved their family to Canada when Jeanette was a child. She loved to sing and she studied music at the Ellison and White Conservatory. At age sixteen she had a starring role in the operetta Treasure Hunters...
36. Mike Monty Mike Monty Actor, Blood Debts
37. Sam Katzman Sam Katzman Producer, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers New York-born Sam Katzman entered the film industry as a prop boy at age 13, and worked his way up the ladder, learning virtually every facet of film production before becoming a producer himself. Starting out producing action/adventure serials (where he got the nickname "Jungle Sam"), Katzman's output encompassed virtually every genre imaginable...
38. Bette Arlen Bette Arlen Actress, Cat-Women of the Moon
39. Barry Abrams Barry Abrams Cinematographer, Friday the 13th
40. Carmen de Lirio Carmen de Lirio Actress, Amanece, que no es poco
41. Harper Flaherty Harper Flaherty Actor, The Virginian Harper Anthony Flaherty was an actor and stunt man best known for his work as Doug McClure's double on The Virginian. He was born April 10, 1920 and was raised in Los Angeles, California, USA, the son of John Harrison Flaherty and Mildred O. Willis Flaherty. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during World War II...
42. Don DaGradi Don DaGradi Writer, Mary Poppins
43. Kiyoshi Atsumi Kiyoshi Atsumi Actor, Kinema no tenchi
44. Carl Monson Carl Monson Director, Will to Die
45. Chaz Chase Chaz Chase Self, Chaz Chase: 'The Unique Comedian' Chase made his name in vaudeville and burlesque in the 1920's, mostly by eating anything and everything such as cardboard, flowers, and even lit matches, cigars and cigarettes. He also appeared cameo-like in several movies and then, when the offers dried up, went on the carnival circuit for 20 years...
46. Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury Actor, I Drink Your Blood Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury was born 11 February 1930 in Madras (now Chennai), India to painter/sculptor Devi Prasad Roy Chowdhury, who was then Principal at the Madras School of the Arts. The dances he learned were Kathakali, Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Manipuri. In 1955, he relocated to New York City and started his own dance company...
47. Julio Villarreal Julio Villarreal Actor, Crepúsculo
48. Seichô Matsumoto Seichô Matsumoto Writer, The Demon
49. Helen Ericson Helen Ericson Actress, The Blue Bird
50. Lela Swift Lela Swift Director, Ryan's Hope
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