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1. Isaac Hayes Isaac Hayes Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Isaac Hayes was the second-born child of Isaac Sr. and Eula Hayes, but was raised by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Wade Sr. The child of a poor family, he grew up picking cotton in Covington, Tennessee. He dropped out of high school, only to be encouraged later by his former high school teachers to get his diploma...
2. Dick Foran Dick Foran Actor, The Petrified Forest Dick Foran was the matinée idol of the B movies. He started as a band singer and then sang on the radio. He was hired by Warner Brothers as a supporting actor who could croon a tune when called upon. His good looks and good natured personality made him a natural choice for the supporting cast....
3. Douglas Kennedy Douglas Kennedy Actor, Dark Passage A tall, powerfully built man, Douglas Kennedy entered films after graduating from Amherst. Making his debut in 1940, he appeared in many westerns and detective thrillers, often as a villain. World War II interrupted his career, and he spent the war years as a Signal Corps officer and an operative in the OSS and US Army Intelligence...
4. Eydie Gormé Eydie Gormé Self, Steve & Eydie Celebrate Irving Berlin Eydie Gorme was born in New York on August 16, 1928 to Sephardic Jewish parents. Her father, Nessim Garmezano, was a tailor, from Sicily, who changed his last name when he arrived in the United States. Gorme began singing straight out of high school, with various big bands. But her big break came after she auditioned for...
5. Rin Tin Tin Rin Tin Tin Actor, Clash of the Wolves The first 'Rin Tin Tin', who along with his heirs starred in numerous films and television series, was discovered during World War I, September 15, 1918, by US Air Corporal Lee Duncan and his battalion in Lorraine, France. At a bombed out dog kennel, Duncan found a mother Shepherd Dog and her scrawny litter of five pups...
6. Naura Hayden Naura Hayden Actress, The Angry Red Planet
7. William Henry William Henry Actor, The Thin Man Debuted in films at the age of 8, and would then enjoy a well-rounded career first as juvenile actor, then B-movie hero and ultimately character player in his later years.
8. Doris Wishman Doris Wishman Director, Nude on the Moon
9. Jani Lane Jani Lane Soundtrack, When in Rome
10. Rana Fisher Rana Fisher Actress, Pomegranate
11. Frank Lloyd Frank Lloyd Director, Mutiny on the Bounty Frank Lloyd was an unpretentious, technically skilled director, who crafted several enduring Hollywood classics during the 1930's. He started out as a stage actor and singer in early 1900's London and was well-known as an imitator of Harry Lauder. After several years in music hall and with touring repertory companies...
12. Ray Corrigan Ray Corrigan Actor, Undersea Kingdom Ray Corrigan was a physical culturist and very good athlete. He began working in Hollywood, as a physical fitness trainer for movie stars. Bit parts in 1932 led to action roles in the Undersea Kingdom and The Leathernecks Have Landed, the same year he began his role as Tucson Smith in Republic Pictures' "Three Mesquiteer" series; he did 24 films in that series before leaving in 1939...
13. Raquel Torres Raquel Torres Actress, Duck Soup Fetching Raquel Torres had a very brief but sexy reign in Hollywood with the advent of sound, but late-night viewers can still get a sampling of this spitfire's charms in one zany piece of slapstick with The Marx Brothers. Born Paula Osterman in Hermosillo, Mexico, on November 11, 1908, she arrived in...
14. Carlo Rambaldi Carlo Rambaldi Special Effects, Alien
15. Calvin Culver Calvin Culver Actor, Ginger Calvin Culver, better known by his adult film name Casey Donovan, was born November 2, 1943 in East Bloomfield, New York. He graduated from teachers' college in 1965 and worked as a teacher in Peekskill and New York City. When he was fired from his teaching job after an altercation with a student, he began working as an escort and tried to establish an acting career...
16. Terence Rigby Terence Rigby Actor, Tomorrow Never Dies
17. Liz Gebhardt Liz Gebhardt Actress, The Naked Civil Servant
18. Vince Barnett Vince Barnett Actor, The Killers Former vaudevillian, who acquired a solid reputation as a practical joker and master of insult, second only to the great Groucho Marx. Celebrity hosts would often hire Vince to perform gags and put-on jokes at their lavish parties, where he would insult the guests and create mayhem in his wake. He often posed as heavily-accented journalists with names like 'Timothy Glutzspiegel'...
19. David L. Wolper David L. Wolper Producer, L.A. Confidential
20. Kenny Baker Kenny Baker Actor, Stage Door Canteen
21. Robin Bach Robin Bach Actor, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
22. Jean-Claude Lauzon Jean-Claude Lauzon Director, Léolo Lauzon came from a humble family and he worked in many different jobs, until he obtained a title in Communications, and went to Los Angeles to study cinema, in the late 70s. He made some shortcuts, the majority of which received awards, and then two films which also won many prizes and established him as one of the most important Canadian directors of the time...
23. James O'Neill James O'Neill Actor, The Count of Monte Cristo
24. Danny Mummert Danny Mummert Actor, It's a Wonderful Life
25. Jennifer Paterson Jennifer Paterson Self, Lock Keepers
26. Colin Eggleston Colin Eggleston Director, Long Weekend
27. Guido Mannari Guido Mannari Actor, Caligula
28. Tony Wilson Tony Wilson Self, Farewell Karen
29. Ivor Dean Ivor Dean Actor, Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde
30. Raleigh Bond Raleigh Bond Actor, The Postman Always Rings Twice
31. Joan Marsh Joan Marsh Actress, You're Telling Me! Platinum blonde; a leading lady in US films from the 30's through late 50's who had been a child player in silents ca. 1920.
32. Richard Fiske Richard Fiske Actor, The Devil Commands
33. Irene Sharaff Irene Sharaff Costume Designer, West Side Story Nominated for fifteen Academy Awards, charismatic costumer Irene Sharaff once declared "you can acquire chic and elegance, but style itself is a a rare thing" (NY Times, August 17, 1993). During her long and distinguished career, Sharaff became known as much for her meticulous attention to detail and her sense of colour as for her versatility in adapting to many genres and periods...
34. John Nesbitt John Nesbitt Actor, Our Old Car
35. Kenny Endoso Kenny Endoso Stunts, Se7en
36. Jane Murfin Jane Murfin Writer, The Women
37. Jessie Robins Jessie Robins Actress, The Fearless Vampire Killers
38. Anthony Radziwill Anthony Radziwill Producer, Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth Son of Lee Radziwill and Prince Stanislav Radizwill, Anthony Radziwill was born into a world of privilege. Related to the world-famous Kennedy family of the United States, Anthony began his career in television production, after graduating from college. One of his first projects was producing NBC's coverage of the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul...
39. John Breen John Breen Actor, Nitro: Part 1 Clothed in anonymity, actors like John Breen are often overlooked by movie and television audiences alike. Breen started in films in the 1930s and worked steadily in movies through the early 1950s. Unfortunately for him, his short appearance and natural curly hair didn't allow him to fall into the...
40. Jean Malin Jean Malin Actor, Dancing Lady
41. Adela Rogers St. Johns Adela Rogers St. Johns Writer, A Free Soul Adela Rogers St. Johns was born Nora Adela Rogers on May 20, 1894 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary criminal defense attorney Earl Rogers, a brilliant barrister who drank himself to death at an early age. Lionel Barrymore won a Best Actor Oscar playing a mouthpiece based on her father in A Free Soul...
42. Adia Kuznetzoff Adia Kuznetzoff Actor, For Whom the Bell Tolls
43. Ira Wheeler Ira Wheeler Actor, The Killing Fields
44. Lilia Michel Lilia Michel Actress, Vértigo
45. Jerry Stovin Jerry Stovin Actor, Lolita
46. Albert Parker Albert Parker Director, The Black Pirate
47. Constance Chapman Constance Chapman Actress, Clockwise
48. George W. Hill George W. Hill Director, The Big House Beginning his career at age 13 as a stagehand for D.W. Griffith, George W. Hill worked his way up through cinematography and screenwriting to finally begin directing films in the early 1920s. His later films took on a stark, brutally realistic atmosphere and were renowned for their effective use of shadows in the lighting as in The Big House...
49. Tony Gaudio Tony Gaudio Cinematographer, The Adventures of Robin Hood Tony Gaudio was born Gaetano Antonio Gaudio on November 20, 1883, in Cosenza, Italy, to a professional photographer. After attended art school in Rome, he became an assistant to his father and elder brother, who were portrait photographers. Eventually he segued into cinema, starting with "Napoleon Crossing the Alps" in 1903...
50. Nadia Petrova Nadia Petrova Actress, Arise, My Love
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