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1. Yvonne Craig Yvonne Craig Actress, The Young Land Yvonne Joyce Craig was born on May 16, 1937 in Taylorville, Illinois. As a young teenager, Yvonne showed such promise as a dancer that she was accepted to Denham's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Her training progressed until she left the company in 1957 over a disagreement on casting changes. She moved to Los Angeles hoping to continue her dancing...
2. Vivian Vance Vivian Vance Actress, The Great Race She was born Vivian Roberta Jones, with a brother and four sisters. After the family moved from Cherryvale to Independence, Kansas, she studied drama under Anna Ingleman and William Inge. Their next move, to Albuquerque, New Mexico brought her to the Albuquerque Little Theatre, which provided her the money she needed to study under Eva Le Gallienne in New York...
3. Richard Barthelmess Richard Barthelmess Actor, Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl Richard Barthelmess was born into a theatrical family in which his mother was an actress. While attending Trinity College in Connecticut, he began appearing in stage productions. While on vacation in 1916, a friend of his mother, actress Alla Nazimova, offered him a part in War Brides, and Richard never returned to college...
4. Barney Phillips Barney Phillips Actor, The Sand Pebbles
5. Murvyn Vye Murvyn Vye Actor, Road to Bali Born Marvin Wesley Vye, Jr., this Massachusetts-born, Yale-trained character actor was associated for a time with the Theatre Guild in the 1940s. Equipped with a tough-looking countenance and sturdy baritone, he was hired to originate the role of Jigger Craigin in the Guild's 1945 mounting of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel," which also starred John Raitt and Jan Clayton...
6. Pearl Bailey Pearl Bailey Self, Pearl Bailey Her father Joseph was a minister and her mother was named Ella Mae. Her birth name was Pearly Mae but her parents anticipated she would be a boy and when a girl was born she was nicknamed "Dickie". Her brother was entertainer Bill Bailey (1912-1978). She spent her early life in Washington DC where she received her early education...
7. William Redfield William Redfield Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Manhattan-born thespian William Redfield was influenced early on into an acting career as the son of an orchestra conductor and a former Ziegfeld Follies girl. Born on January 26, 1927, young "Billy Redfield" made his Broadway debut in "Swing Your Lady" in 1936 at the age of 9. Within a few years, the young boy was also heard on radio and appeared in his first movie...
8. Delmer Daves Delmer Daves Writer, Dark Passage Although Delmer Daves obtained a law degree at Stanford University, he never had the opportunity to use it; while still in college, he obtained a job as a prop boy on The Covered Wagon and after graduation was hired by several film companies as a technical advisor on films with a college background. Soon afterward he entered films as an actor...
9. Don Dubbins Don Dubbins Actor, The Illustrated Man This boyish-looking New York-born actor of film and (especially) TV was born in 1928 and signed by Columbia at the onset of his teen career. Also known as Donald Dubbins, he started off playing earnest young cadet types in the war films From Here to Eternity (as a young bugler) and The Caine Mutiny. It was...
10. Gerald Gordon Gerald Gordon Actor, General Hospital
11. Victoria Shaw Victoria Shaw Actress, General Hospital
12. Horace McMahon Horace McMahon Actor, Detective Story Born in 1906, Connecticut-born character actor Horace McMahon fell easily into his career while pursuing a law career at Fordham University. A former news reporter, his dark, streetwise mug and attitude proved perfect for playing assorted New York characters -- thugs, cabbies, henchmen, bouncers -- in a slew of late 30s and 40s crime yarns...
13. Veronique Peck Veronique Peck Self, A Conversation with Gregory Peck
14. Clarence Brown Clarence Brown Director, National Velvet Clarence Leon Brown was the son of Larkin Harry and Catherine Ann (Gaw) Brown of Clinton, Massachusetts. His family moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, when he was 12 years old. He graduated from Knoxville High School in 1905 and from the University of Tennessee with a B.A. in mechanical and electrical engineering in 1912...
15. Helen Christie Helen Christie Actress, Lust for a Vampire
16. Eve Miller Eve Miller Actress, The Big Trees
17. Al Parker Al Parker Actor, The Other Side of Aspen Gay porn star Al Parker was born Drew Okum in Natick, Massachusetts. When he was a teenager his loaned him their brand-new Mustang to attend Woodstock, which they thought was a classical music festival. While at Woodstock, Drew had several homosexual experiences, the most notable in the back of a van--a theme that would be repeated throughout his adult-film career...
18. Bonar Colleano Bonar Colleano Actor, Stairway to Heaven Bonar Colleano was born in New York City. His name was Bonar Sullivan, but he took on his family's stage name when he joined the Colleano family acrobatic circus act at 5, then at 12 moved to England. Bonar's mother, part of the Colleano family act in her role as a comely contortionist met his father in Australia...
19. Howard Koch Howard Koch Writer, Casablanca Playwright and author of sophisticated screenplays, a graduate of Bard College and Columbia University Law School. Howard Koch started out as a practicing lawyer in Hartsdale, New Jersey, but soon found himself dissatisfied with his career choice and began to write plays on the side. His first two efforts flopped on Broadway (respectively in 1929 and 1933)...
20. Shorty Shea Shorty Shea Actor, The Fabulous Bastard from Chicago Shorty Shea was a livestock wrangler, ranch hand and handyman on the Spahn Movie ranch, near Chatsworth, California, prior to the arrival there of Charles Manson and his entourage. In addition to his duties on the ranch, Shorty also found time to work in Hollywood as an extra, and some larger parts in "adult films." Unfortunately...
21. Roderick Cook Roderick Cook Actor, Amadeus
22. Irène Némirovsky Irène Némirovsky Writer, Suite Française She was born in 1903 into a Ukrainian Jewish family, and emigrated to Paris as a young woman. She wrote nine books between 1929 and 1937, one of which was made into a movie ("David Golder", 1930). She became well-known in France, but did not become a French citizen. She converted to Catholicism in 1939...
23. Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin Soundtrack, Catch Me If You Can Legendary, prolific composer, songwriter and author, educated at Townsend Harris Hall, City College of New York, and Columbia University. He began his career as a contributor to newspaper columns, and also worked for a touring carnival. His Broadway stage scores include "Two Little Girls in Blue" (written under the pseudonym 'Arthur Francis')...
24. Zivko Nikolic Zivko Nikolic Director, The Beauty of Vice
25. Joey Kovar Joey Kovar Self, Get It On Joseph Eugene Kovar, aka "Joey Kovar", is a very courageous, optimistic and positive man. Joey Kovar is a very well-known young talented Chicago actor, model and wrestler, who is extremely popular with today's youth. Joey made his first debut on MTV's Real World Hollywood and moved on to VH1's Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew...
26. Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess Self, Triumph of the Will
27. Ed Gardner Ed Gardner Actor, Duffy's Tavern Heavily Brooklyn-accented star of US radio's widely popular "Duffy's Tavern" during the 1940s, in which he portrayed Archie, the tavern manager. (The owner, Duffy, was never part of the program's dramatis personae.)
28. Edgar Dearing Edgar Dearing Actor, Pollyanna
29. Giorgio Ferroni Giorgio Ferroni Director, Mill of the Stone Women
30. Jarred Rodriguez Jarred Rodriguez Miscellaneous Crew, Identity Thief
31. Christine Shaw Christine Shaw Actress, Revenge of the Pink Panther
32. Keiji Sada Keiji Sada Actor, Good Morning
33. Cliff Frazier Cliff Frazier Actor, U.S. Marshals 1976 Rose Bowl star and All-American Defensive Tackle at UCLA, Frazier played one year in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs before becoming an actor. Cliff Frazier was born in St. Louis, Missouri on November 23, 1952. He moved to Ballwin, Missouri for high school, and after becoming a defensive prep football star...
34. Gualtiero Jacopetti Gualtiero Jacopetti Writer, Mondo cane
35. Kathy Lutz Kathy Lutz Writer, The Amityville Horror
36. Uta Franz Uta Franz Actress, Sissi
37. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. Self, Is There a Role for a Third Party? Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. was the son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, and his wife, Eleanor Roosevelt. He was born on August 17, 1914 at the Roosevelts' summer retreat on Campobello Island in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. He was the fifth of the Roosevelts' six children and the second to be named Franklin...
38. Robert Frazer Robert Frazer Actor, White Zombie
39. Fernand Léger Fernand Léger Director, Ballet mécanique
40. James Berwick James Berwick Actor, Outland
41. Sig Arno Sig Arno Actor, The Palm Beach Story
42. Ralph Drischell Ralph Drischell Actor, General Hospital
43. Lorenzo da Ponte Lorenzo da Ponte Soundtrack, The Shawshank Redemption
44. Ivica Pajer Ivica Pajer Actor, David and Goliath
45. Alastair Reid Alastair Reid Director, Nostromo
46. Fynn Henkel Fynn Henkel Actor, Die schwarzen Brüder
47. Albert Austin Albert Austin Actor, The Immigrant British-born supporting actor, primarily in the films of Charles Chaplin, for whom Austin also worked as an assistant director and co-writer. His career paralleled that of Chaplin, but dwindled prior to the coming of sound. His brother, William Austin, had a lengthy Hollywood career as a character actor.
48. Harry Corbett Harry Corbett Self, Sooty's Bath Night
49. Tommie Moore Tommie Moore Actress, Mystery in Swing Pretty Tomiwitta Moore, who shortened her name to Tommie Moore was the bright, sweet, girl next door ingénue of Black Cinema. She was small in size but had a big presence on screen. To look at her in her early films, Tommie, looked like a young teenage girl but she was really an adult woman in her early...
50. David Warrilow David Warrilow Actor, Barton Fink
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