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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 Composer, singer and songwriter. She was a dancer, then a singer in New York in the early 1940s, touring with the Cootie Williams orchestra, and later a featured singer in night clubs, radio and television. She made stage appearances in "Arms and the Girl", "St. Louis Woman"; and "House of Flowers"...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. Barney Phillips Barney Phillips Actor, The Sand Pebbles
6. Richard Barthelmess Richard Barthelmess Actor, Broken Blossoms 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...
7. 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...
8. 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...
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. 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...
11. Victoria Shaw Victoria Shaw Actress, General Hospital
12. Gerald Gordon Gerald Gordon Actor, General Hospital
13. 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...
14. Kathy Lutz Kathy Lutz Writer, The Amityville Horror
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. Eve Miller Eve Miller Actress, The Big Trees
19. Sig Arno Sig Arno Actor, The Palm Beach Story
20. Edgar Dearing Edgar Dearing Actor, The Bishop's Wife
21. 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)...
22. Robert Frazer Robert Frazer Actor, White Zombie
23. 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.)
24. 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')...
25. Dorothy Rodgers Dorothy Rodgers Self, Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of American Music
26. Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess Self, Triumph of the Will
27. Gualtiero Jacopetti Gualtiero Jacopetti Writer, Mondo cane
28. Mike Mahoney Mike Mahoney Actor, Sailor Beware
29. Veronique Peck Veronique Peck Self, A Conversation with Gregory Peck
30. Roderick Cook Roderick Cook Actor, Amadeus
31. Zivko Nikolic Zivko Nikolic Director, The Beauty of Vice
32. Christine Shaw Christine Shaw Actress, Revenge of the Pink Panther
33. Uta Franz Uta Franz Actress, Sissi
34. Alastair Reid Alastair Reid Director, Nostromo
35. Helen Christie Helen Christie Actress, Lust for a Vampire
36. Giorgio Ferroni Giorgio Ferroni Director, Mill of the Stone Women
37. 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...
38. Ivica Pajer Ivica Pajer Actor, David and Goliath
39. Paul Williams Paul Williams Self, T.C.B.
40. Michael Garrison Michael Garrison Writer, The Wild Wild West
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. James Berwick James Berwick Actor, Outland
43. 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...
44. 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.
45. Keiji Sada Keiji Sada Actor, Good Morning
46. E.J. 'Tex' Young E.J. 'Tex' Young Actor, Diamonds Are Forever
47. Michael A. Hoey Michael A. Hoey Director, The Navy vs. the Night Monsters The son of character actor Dennis Hoey (Insp. Lestrade in the Universal "Sherlock Holmes" series), Michael A. Hoey was born in London and relocated to the U.S. as a child. Growing up in the shadows of the Hollywood studios, he decided he wanted to get into the business and began his career in the editing room...
48. Harry Corbett Harry Corbett Writer, The Sooty Show
49. Fernand Léger Fernand Léger Director, Ballet mécanique
50. Ralph Drischell Ralph Drischell Actor, General Hospital
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