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1. Sharon Tate Sharon Tate Actress, The Fearless Vampire Killers Sharon's early life was one of constant moving as her father served in the military. When she lived in Italy, she was voted "Homecoming Queen" of her high school. After being an extra in a few Italian films, Sharon headed to Hollywood where she would again start as an extra. Her first big break came when she was cast as the shapely bank secretary...
2. Gregory Hines Gregory Hines Actor, The Cotton Club
3. Matthew McGrory Matthew McGrory Actor, Big Fish Originally a student of pre-law at Widener University, and later majoring in Criminal Justice at West Chester University, Matthew started his career by making appearances on The Howard Stern Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and music videos of Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, and Blondie. Matthew would later amass a cult following for memorable roles such as "Tiny" in Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses...
4. Bernie Mac Bernie Mac Actor, The Bernie Mac Show Bernard Jeffrey McCollough was born in Chicago in 1957. He grew up in Chicago, in a rougher neighborhood than most others, with a large family living under one roof. This situation provided him with a great insight into his comedy, as his family, and the situations surrounding them would be what dominated his comedy...
5. Harry Davenport Harry Davenport Actor, Gone with the Wind Character fame on film came quite late for long-time stage actor Harry Davenport at age 70, but he made up for lost time in very quick fashion with well over a hundred film roles registered from the advent of sound to the time of his death in 1949. Beloved for his twinkle-eyed avuncular and/or grandfatherly types in both comedy and drama...
6. John Quade John Quade Actor, The Sting Character actor John Quade was born John William Saunders on April 1, 1938 in Kansas City, Kansas. Quade transferred from Perry Rural High School in Perry, Kansas to Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas in 1954. John was a football tackle and participated in both track and basketball at Highland Park High School...
7. George DiCenzo George DiCenzo Actor, Back to the Future
8. Ed Nelson Ed Nelson Actor, Peyton Place Ed Nelson was aiming for a career in the legal profession until he caught the acting bug during his second year of college. In 1952, he headed off to New York City, where he studied direction and production at the School of Radio Technique. He returned to his native New Orleans where he worked as an...
9. Dorris Bowdon Dorris Bowdon Actress, The Grapes of Wrath Dorris Bowdon was discovered by a scout from 20th Century Fox, after she had just won the Miss Memphis 1937 title. She went west to Hollywood, along with two other ingénues, Linda Darnell and Mary Healy, who to this day has remained her closest friend. A friend in the publicity department arranged for her to meet with Nunnally Johnson...
10. Anton Walbrook Anton Walbrook Actor, The Red Shoes This dark, debonair, dashing and extremely distinguished Austrian actor was christened Adolf Wohlbrück in Vienna, the scion of a family of circus clowns. He broke away easily from generations of tradition as the circus life had no appeal whatsoever to Walbrook. Trained by the legendary director Max Reinhardt...
11. Al Freeman Jr. Al Freeman Jr. Actor, Malcolm X Al Freeman, Jr. was an actor and director who was the first African American to win a Daytime Emmy Award for acting. His most famous role was that of Police Captain Ed Hall in the soap opera One Life to Live, which brought him the Emmy in 1979. He was a regular on the soap from 1972 through 1987, and appeared off and on as Captain Hall from 1988 through 2000...
12. Barry Jenner Barry Jenner Actor, Another World
13. J.E. Freeman J.E. Freeman Actor, Miller's Crossing
14. Nerine Kidd Nerine Kidd Actress, Umetni raj
15. Lewis Wilson Lewis Wilson Actor, Batman
16. Mel Stuart Mel Stuart Director, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
17. Frank Gifford Frank Gifford Self, NFL Monday Night Football
18. Stanley DeSantis Stanley DeSantis Actor, The Aviator
19. Jerry Garcia Jerry Garcia Soundtrack, Foxcatcher One of the most prolific and iconic guitarists of the second half of the 20th Century, Jerome John Garcia was born in San Francisco, California, USA on August 1st 1942. Garcia, whose mother was a registered nurse and whose father, Jose, was a small time jazz musician, had a troubled childhood. At the age of 4...
20. Haji Haji Actress, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Haji was a Cando-American actress renowned for starring in Russ Meyer's sexploitation classic Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, in which she made her theatrical film debut. Barbarella Catton was born in Quebec City, Quebec on January 24, 1946, and at the age of 14, began dancing topless. The renamed Haji caught the eye of cinema's "King Leer" while performing as an exotic dancer...
21. Cathy Stewart Cathy Stewart Actress, The Night of the Hunted
22. Jay Sebring Jay Sebring Makeup Department, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
23. Don Chastain Don Chastain Actor, General Hospital
24. Richard Alexander Richard Alexander Actor, Modern Times An actor whose filmography comprises 307 films and TV series episodes can't have been in 307 memorable works. Which is the case of Richard (aka Dick) Alexander, one of those numerous character actors Hollywood used to over-consume without giving them the opportunity to really display their talents. Too bad because during the years 1926-1931...
25. Ramón Valdés Ramón Valdés Actor, El Chapulín Colorado Ramón Valdés was a Mexican actor of film and television best known for his portrayal of Don Ramón in the popular sitcom El Chavo. Prior to becoming a television star, Valdés was an extra in many films. Valdés participated in more than 50 Mexican films, specializing in hyperactive underdog characters...
26. Jacques Deray Jacques Deray Director, La Piscine
27. Creighton Hale Creighton Hale Actor, The Cat and the Canary
28. Jerome Ehlers Jerome Ehlers Actor, The Marine
29. Richard Cramer Richard Cramer Actor, The Fatal Glass of Beer
30. Joseph Scoren Joseph Scoren Actor, Chicago
31. Edward Chapman Edward Chapman Actor, Things to Come
32. Jess Kirkpatrick Jess Kirkpatrick Actor, D.O.A.
33. Dmitri Shostakovich Dmitri Shostakovich Soundtrack, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Dmitri Shostakovich, one of Russian culture's most acclaimed intellectuals who was censored under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was an internationally recognized composer whose music was in over 100 films. He was born Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich on September 25, 1906, in St. Petersburg, Russia...
34. David Raksin David Raksin Music Department, Ben Casey David Raksin's father Isidore, who both conducted and owned a music store, taught his son to play piano as well as woodwind instruments at an early age. He eventually studied music with Arnold Schönberg, but became by-and-large a self-taught multi-instrumentalist (organ and percussion), as well as composer and arranger for radio and for his own jazz/dance combo which he led at the age of 12 ...
35. Jack Gold Jack Gold Director, Escape from Sobibor
36. Kay Tremblay Kay Tremblay Actress, Avonlea She was born in Glasgow, Scotland and died in Stratford, Ontario. She developed her long career throughout the United Kingdom, Europe and North America. Her first professional appearance was with the George Balanchine Ballet in London, England. After World War II, she came to Montreal and she continued her acting career with the Montreal Repertory Theatre...
37. Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse Writer, Siddhartha
38. Kathleen Maguire Kathleen Maguire Actress, One Life to Live Actress Kathleen Maguire was born in Manhattan in the year 1925. She studied under Lee Strasberg and emerged in several noted performances during the 1950s. She won an Obie Award in 1958 for the role she played in "Time of the Cuckoo", which was an off-Broadway play. She made her film debut in 'Edge of the city"...
39. Dorothy Appleby Dorothy Appleby Actress, In the Sweet Pie and Pie This pretty, apple-cheeked brunette was in many supporting roles in many 1930s and 1940s films. She is best remembered as a supporting player in Columbia two-reel comedies, opposite such legends as the Three Stooges, Buster Keaton, Andy Clyde, and Harry Langdon. Dorothy made her stage debut at the tender age of just 2 ½...
40. Carla Cipriani Carla Cipriani Writer, Monella
41. Roberto 'Flaco' Guzmán Roberto 'Flaco' Guzmán Actor, Muelle rojo
42. Joe Orton Joe Orton Writer, Loot Joe Orton was a noted British author, screenwriter, and playwright who is best known for the plays 'Entertaining Mr. Sloane' (1964), 'What the Butler Saw' (1969), and 'Loot' (1967). He was murdered by his lover, Kenneth Halliwell, in their home at 25 Noel Road, Islington, London.
43. Georgia Simmons Georgia Simmons Actress,
44. Carl Pitti Carl Pitti Actor, High Plains Drifter
45. Jenny Gröllmann Jenny Gröllmann Actress, Die Anstalt - Zurück ins Leben
46. Venice Shaw Venice Shaw Self, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
47. Bob Terhune Bob Terhune Stunts, Dumb & Dumber
48. Elliott Nugent Elliott Nugent Director, My Favorite Brunette An American minor leading man of early Depression-era talkies who played earnest, boyish leads, Ohio-born Elliott Nugent would earn more distinction as a writer, producer and director of stage and film after all was said and done. The son of playwright/producer/actor J.C. Nugent, Elliott was born in 1896 and came from pure show business stock...
49. Yakov Protazanov Yakov Protazanov Director, Aelita
50. Christian Arhoff Christian Arhoff Actor, Vagabonderne paa Bakkegaarden
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