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1. Tony Jay Tony Jay Actor, Beauty and the Beast
2. Jane Darwell Jane Darwell Actress, The Grapes of Wrath Missouri-born Jane Darwell was the daughter of a railroad president and grew up on a ranch in Missouri. She nursed ambitions to be an opera singer, but put it off because of her father's disapproval (she eventually changed her name to Darwell from the family name of Woodward so as not to "sully" the family name)...
3. H.G. Wells H.G. Wells Writer, War of the Worlds Writer, born in Bromley, Kent. He was apprenticed to a draper, tried teaching, studied biology in London, then made his mark in journalism and literature. He played a vital part in disseminating the progressive ideas which characterized the first part of the 20th-c. He achieved fame with scientific fantasies such as The Time Machine (1895) and War of the Worlds (1898)...
4. Julia Child Julia Child Writer, Julie & Julia
5. Helen Gurley Brown Helen Gurley Brown Self, Jacqueline Susann
6. James W. Gavin James W. Gavin Miscellaneous Crew, Conspiracy Theory
7. Joe E. Ross Joe E. Ross Actor, The Love Bug Gravel-voiced comedian Joe E. ("Oooh! Oooh!") Ross was born in Manhattan and began his career, ironically enough, as a singing waiter in speak-easy clubs. Comedy came into the forefront, however and he steadily built up his image as a stand-up and impressionist, announcing and emceeing at burlesque clubs and various niteries around and about the Schuster circuit out of Chicago in the late 1930s...
8. Charles Walters Charles Walters Director, High Society
9. Edwin Maxwell Edwin Maxwell Actor, His Girl Friday
10. Charles Macaulay Charles Macaulay Actor, Splash
11. Columba Domínguez Columba Domínguez Actress, Pueblerina
12. Mickey Mantle Mickey Mantle Self, Safe at Home! Mickey Charles Mantle was born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, on October 20, 1931, the son of a minor-league player who never made it to the big leagues and named him after Major Leaguer Mickey Cochrane. Mickey's father and grandfather -- who also never made it to the majors -- taught him how to play baseball, but more importantly also taught him how to be a switch-hitter...
13. Helen Mack Helen Mack Actress, His Girl Friday Helen Mack started her career in movies at the age of ten, and by the time she was 13 was performing in vaudeville. Her acting career didn't blossom until the 1930s, when she made a name for herself as one of the movie's best criers. She had many leading roles opposite such actors as Lee Tracy...
14. Owen Wolf Owen Wolf Thanks, Cool Change
15. Robert Bailey Robert Bailey Actor, Jitterbugs
16. J. Stuart Blackton J. Stuart Blackton Director, Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics In the US from the age of 10, he first worked as a journalist-illustrator for the New York World. Interviewing Thomas A. Edison, he so impressed the inventor with his drawings that Edison suggested he allow some of them to be photographed by the Kinetograph camera. The result was a short film, Edison Drawn by 'World' Artist...
17. Adeline De Walt Reynolds Adeline De Walt Reynolds Actress, Son of Dracula She survived the death of her husband in 1905, the San Francisco earthquake in 1906 and raising four children with no money. In 1926, when she was 64 she became one of the most mature freshman ever to enter the University of California. She graduated 6 years later with her B.A. degree. In 1940 she went to Hollywood...
18. Robert Johnson Robert Johnson Soundtrack, Chocolat
19. Sandra Elaine Allen Sandra Elaine Allen Self, Being Different
20. Sally Gracie Sally Gracie Actress, One Life to Live
21. José Baviera José Baviera Actor, The Exterminating Angel
22. Clyde Cook Clyde Cook Actor, The Docks of New York Diminutive Australian-born silent comic, the son of an engine driver. Clyde Cook earned his sobriquet, 'The Kangaroo Boy', because of his rubber-limbed elasticity. He had been on stage from the age of six, trained as an acrobatic dancer and performed on the Tivoli circuit in his native country, and...
23. Brian Adams Brian Adams Actor, Summerslam
24. John Bentley John Bentley Actor, Submarine Seahawk
25. Alexander Klein Alexander Klein Writer, The Counterfeit Traitor
26. Patrick Waltz Patrick Waltz Actor, The Sun Sets at Dawn
27. Hugo del Carril Hugo del Carril Actor, Dark River Born in Buenos Aires, Hugo del Carril entered the film industry in a roundabout way--he was originally a popular personality on Argentine radio, and parlayed that into a film career that began in 1936. He was an immediate hit, and developed into one of Argentina's major film stars. He turned to directing in 1949...
28. Tim Richmond Tim Richmond Actor, Stroker Ace The inspiration for the movie Days of Thunder, Tim Richmond earned the nickname Hollywood Tim because of his passion to become an actor, a bug that bit him during a cameo appearance in the movie Stroker Ace with Burt Reynolds. But Richmond became most famous for his explosive rise and tragic fall in NASCAR racing...
29. Tareque Masud Tareque Masud Director, The Clay Bird Tareque Masud was born in Nurpur Village of Faridpur District in Bangladesh. At an early age he was sent off to madrassa (Islamic school) by his deeply religious father. He studied in the madrassa system until 1971, when the upheaval brought about by the 9-month Liberation War interrupted his education...
30. Marion Martin Marion Martin Actress, Boom Town Dubbed "Hollywood's blonde menace," brassy, curvaceous Marion Martin (born Marion Suplee) was the daughter of a well-to-do Bethlehem Steel executive and reared in Main Line society. She attended exclusive schools until the family fortune was wiped out in the stock market crash of 1929. Forced to work...
31. Alan Landsburg Alan Landsburg Producer, Jaws 3-D
32. Kurt von Haugwitz-Reventlow Kurt von Haugwitz-Reventlow Uncategorised
33. Harry Cole Harry Cole Actor, Episode #7.5
34. Slobodan Aligrudic Slobodan Aligrudic Actor, Do You Remember Dolly Bell?
35. Paul Boyd Paul Boyd Animation Department, Pop Goes the Ed/Over Your Ed
36. Maurice Mendoza Maurice Mendoza Actor, The Song of Guitardo
37. Arthur Margetson Arthur Margetson Actor, Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
38. Compton Bennett Compton Bennett Director, King Solomon's Mines Compton Bennett started out as a bandleader and then became a commercial artist. He turned out a few amateur films that caught the attention of producer Alexander Korda's London Films, and they hired him in 1932 as a film editor. During World War II he directed a few instructional films for the British military and some propaganda shorts for the general public...
39. Arline Anderson Arline Anderson Actress, Slay, Gypsy, Slay
40. Paul Kemp Paul Kemp Actor, M
41. Gajanan Jagirdar Gajanan Jagirdar Actor, Guide
42. Houseley Stevenson Jr. Houseley Stevenson Jr. Production Manager, Walking Tall Character actor and film editor, son of Houseley Stevenson. Like his father and brothers (designer Edward Stevenson and actor Onslow Stevens), trained at the Pasadena Community Playhouse, where he appeared in plays and learn stagecraft. He had a number of small film roles, then drifted into film editing...
43. José María Prada José María Prada Actor, The Hunt
44. Argyle Nelson Argyle Nelson Production Manager, Lucy's Italian Movie
45. Antony Marsh Antony Marsh Actor, There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
46. Vic Dunlop Vic Dunlop Actor, Breakfast of Aliens
47. Andy Mantegna Andy Mantegna Actor, Plunge
48. Al Wyatt Sr. Al Wyatt Sr. Stunts, Fast Times at Ridgemont High
49. Claus Strandberg Claus Strandberg Actor, The Idiots
50. James Oliver Curwood James Oliver Curwood Writer, The Bear
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