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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. Barney Phillips Barney Phillips Actor, The Sand Pebbles
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Victoria Shaw Victoria Shaw Actress, General Hospital
9. Eve Miller Eve Miller Actress, The Big Trees
10. 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...
11. 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')...
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Gerald Gordon Gerald Gordon Actor, General Hospital
15. 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...
16. 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 The Real World Hollywood and moved on to VH1's Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew...
17. 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...
18. 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)...
19. Helen Christie Helen Christie Actress, Lust for a Vampire
20. Paul Williams Paul Williams Self, T.C.B.
21. Roderick Cook Roderick Cook Actor, Amadeus
22. Zivko Nikolic Zivko Nikolic Director, The Beauty of Vice
23. Uta Franz Uta Franz Actress, Sissi
24. Edgar Dearing Edgar Dearing Actor, The Bishop's Wife
25. Gualtiero Jacopetti Gualtiero Jacopetti Writer, Mondo cane
26. Harold Adamson Harold Adamson Soundtrack, North by Northwest Prolific composer and author, educated at the University of Kansas, and at Harvard University, where he wrote 'Hasty Pudding' shows. His Broadway stage scores include: "Smiles"; "Earl Carroll's Vanities" (1931); "Banjo Eyes"; and "As The Girls Go". For Jones Beach: "Around The World In Eighty Days"...
27. Tom Chatterton Tom Chatterton Actor, Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
28. Ivica Pajer Ivica Pajer Actor, David and Goliath
29. 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.)
30. Christine Shaw Christine Shaw Actress, The Revenge of the Pink Panther
31. Keiji Sada Keiji Sada Actor, Good Morning
32. Robert Frazer Robert Frazer Actor, White Zombie
33. Dorothy Rodgers Dorothy Rodgers Self, Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of American Music
34. Giorgio Ferroni Giorgio Ferroni Director, Mill of the Stone Women
35. Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess Self, Triumph of the Will
36. Mike Mahoney Mike Mahoney Actor, Sailor Beware
37. Sig Arno Sig Arno Actor, The Palm Beach Story
38. Kathy Lutz Kathy Lutz Writer, The Amityville Horror
39. James Berwick James Berwick Actor, Outland
40. Harry Corbett Harry Corbett Writer, The Sooty Show
41. Shaike Ophir Shaike Ophir Actor, The Policeman Born In Jerusalem Novenber 4th, 1929. Fourth generation Israeli. Educated at "Alliance" school of Jerusalem. In his teens studied at "Haohel" Theatre Studio. at the age of 15 joined the "Palmach" underground forces and participated in safeguarding the convoys to Jerusalem. Also fought at the "Palyam" (Palmach's Naval section)...
42. 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.
43. David Warrilow David Warrilow Actor, Barton Fink
44. Violet Kemble Cooper Violet Kemble Cooper Actress, The Invisible Ray
45. 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...
46. Alastair Reid Alastair Reid Director, Nostromo
47. Sig Shore Sig Shore Director, The Return of Superfly Born in East Harlem and raised in the Bronx, Sig Shore earned a basketball scholarship to George Washington University. During World War II he served as a navigator in the Army Air Corps where he became a first lieutenant. After the war he was the advertising director for Dance magazine and later started advertising agencies in San Francisco and New York...
48. Elsa Wagner Elsa Wagner Actress, The Haunted Castle
49. Michael Garrison Michael Garrison Writer, The Wild Wild West
50. Graham Williams Graham Williams Miscellaneous Crew, City of Death: Part One Graham Williams joined the BBC in 1966 and worked as a script editor for several years on series such as The View from Daniel Pike, Sutherland's Law, Barlow at Large and Z Cars. In 1977 he was made producer of Doctor Who. On taking over the series, Williams was ordered by BBC bosses to lighten the...
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