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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. Marilyn Burns Marilyn Burns Actress, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Marilyn Burns was born on May 7, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. She was one of the original scream queens, remembered primarily for her role in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Her follow-up appearance was in Hooper's Eaten Alive, where she played a vacationer who unwittingly stumbles upon a hotel run by a madman who feeds his guests to his pet alligator...
3. 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...
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. Lorenzo Music Lorenzo Music Writer, The Bob Newhart Show
6. Ileen Getz Ileen Getz Actress, Changing Lanes
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. John Alderson John Alderson Actor, Young Guns II 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.
10. Edmon Ryan Edmon Ryan Actor, Topaz
11. Frank Maxwell Frank Maxwell Actor, General Hospital
12. John Pickard John Pickard Actor, True Grit
13. 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...
14. Harry Davis Harry Davis Actor, America America
15. 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...
16. Pearl White Pearl White Actress, The Perils of Pauline Born on her father's farm in Green Ridge, Missouri, the youngest of five children. Moved with her family to Springfield, Missouri, where she grew up. Joined the Diemer Theatre Company during her second year of high school, and went on the road with a touring stock company at age 18, in 1907. Signed by the Powers Film Co...
17. Jorge Luke Jorge Luke Actor, Clear and Present Danger
18. 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"...
19. Maurice Colbourne Maurice Colbourne Actor, The Duellists 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. Don DaGradi Don DaGradi Writer, Mary Poppins
21. Walter Massey Walter Massey Actor, How the Toys Saved Christmas 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...
22. J. Howard Marshall II J. Howard Marshall II Self, Playboy: The Complete Anna Nicole Smith
23. Frank Fontaine Frank Fontaine Actor, The Model and the Marriage Broker
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. 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...
28. Dick Bush Dick Bush Cinematographer, Victor Victoria
29. Cassen Cassen Actor, Placido He works in Radio Tarragona. There he begins as a comic actor. Later he debuts in the Romea theater in Barcelona and works in shows, TV and debuts in cinema in 1961.
30. Carmen de Lirio Carmen de Lirio Actress, Amanece, que no es poco
31. Charles Black Charles Black Self, The 5th Annual American Cinema Awards
32. 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...
33. 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.
34. Bernard Barrow Bernard Barrow Actor, Loving
35. Mary Dees Mary Dees Actress, The Women
36. Carl Monson Carl Monson Director, Will to Die
37. Ray Adams Ray Adams Self, Episode #1.10 Ray Adams was the Norwegian singer and entertainer that got neigbouring Sweden to sing to hits like "Violetta" and "De tusen sjöars land" in the 1960s. He was born Ragnar Asbjørnsen in Oslo, Norway, in 1931 and it was there his career started in the late 1950s. He would however become enormously popular in Norway's neigbouring country Sweden...
38. 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...
39. Jake Hooker Jake Hooker Soundtrack, Rocky IV
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. Kiyoshi Atsumi Kiyoshi Atsumi Actor, Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies
43. 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...
44. Geraldine Baron Geraldine Baron Actress, Time After Time
45. Paul Hahn Paul Hahn Actor, The Angry Red Planet
46. 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...
47. Harper Flaherty Harper Flaherty Actor, Motorama 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...
48. Wally K. Berns Wally K. Berns Actor, Raging Bull
49. Howard Jackson Howard Jackson Composer, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
50. Helen Ericson Helen Ericson Actress, The Blue Bird
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