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1. Aaliyah Aaliyah Soundtrack, Boyhood Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly. Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was raised in Detroit...
2. Paul Muni Paul Muni Actor, Scarface Paul Muni was born Sept. 22, 1895, in Lemberg, Austro-Hungarian Empire, to Salli and Phillip Weisenfreund, who were both professionals. His family was Jewish, and spoke Yiddish. Paul was educated in New York and Cleveland public schools. He was described as 5 feet 10 inches, with black hair and eyes...
3. Truman Capote Truman Capote Writer, Breakfast at Tiffany's
4. Marvin Kaplan Marvin Kaplan Actor, Meet Millie
5. Gower Champion Gower Champion Actor, Show Boat Dancer, actor, choreographer and director. Joined in 1945 with Marjorie Belcher (aka Marjorie Bell) to form the dance team of "Gower & Bell," renaming the team "Marge and Gower Champion" upon their marriage.
6. Elizabeth Inglis Elizabeth Inglis Actress, The Letter As elegant and aristocratic as her British nationality requires, Elizabeth Inglis was one of the most promising actresses of her motherland, in the beginning of the 40s. She was born in Colchester, Essex, to Margaret Inglis (Hunt) and Alan George Hawkins. After making her debut in Borrowed Clothes and having small parts in some of Alfred Hitchcock's early movies...
7. Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong Self, Future Flight
8. Terence Morgan Terence Morgan Actor, Sir Francis Drake
9. Paul Harris Paul Harris Actor, Truck Turner
10. John Chambers John Chambers Makeup Department, Star Trek John Chambers worked out of his home in a blue collar neighborhood in Burbank, California, just a few short blocks from Disney Studios, (actually, his garage transformed into a makeup lab) where the likes of Lana Turner could be found sitting for a set of teeth, Howard Keel getting a fitting for an Indianesque nose...
11. Joseph Stefano Joseph Stefano Writer, Psycho Creative horror screenwriter Joseph Stefano has been writing scripts since the early sixties. His first was The Black Orchid. Less than a year later, he met his new friend, Alfred Hitchcock, to do the famous script for Psycho. Stefano decided to drop the script for Hitchcock's The Birds...
12. Karen Dior Karen Dior Actress, Zigs
13. Mike Ragan Mike Ragan Actor, Attack Los Angeles-born Holly Bane (who later changed his name to the more macho-sounding Mike Ragan) didn't start out to be an actor--he wanted to be a big-band musician. That didn't work out for him, unfortunately, so he wound up getting a job as an office boy at MGM at age 15. From there he worked his way into the makeup department...
14. Frederick O'Neal Frederick O'Neal Actor, Pinky African-American Frederick O'Neal was an actor and director of distinction, known for his exemplary work on stage and TV, but is hailed (and, arguably, better remembered) for his work behind the scenes as a revolutionary unionist and certifiable mover-and-shaker, earning major applause for his equally...
15. Lester Dorr Lester Dorr Actor, Quicksand
16. Marpessa Dawn Marpessa Dawn Actress, Black Orpheus Born in Pittsburgh, Marpessa Dawn moved to England as a teenager and started acting in small roles in television; upon moving to France, she danced and sang in nightclubs while at times working as a governess before getting her big break as "Eurydice" in "Black Orpheus". Married twice, she left five children and four grandchildren at her death...
17. Jack Nitzsche Jack Nitzsche Music Department, Death Proof
18. William Milié William Milié Miscellaneous Crew, The Formula
19. Leon Alton Leon Alton Actor, True Grit Leon Alton enjoyed a career on stage, screen, and television starting in the 1920s and lasting until the late 1970s. In the 1930s he started out on the Broadway stage appearing in various musicals which lasted until the early 1940s. Then like many Broadway actors and dancers, he seemingly drifted his...
20. William Greaves William Greaves Editor, Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
21. Allen Case Allen Case Actor, The Deputy Allen Case grew up in Dallas, Texas, and attended Southern Methodist University for two years. After performing for several months on a local TV variety program, he moved to New York and successfully tried out for a singing spot on Arthur Godfrey's morning show. This led to several nightclub engagements and parts in two Broadway-bound musicals...
22. Julia Lazar Franco Julia Lazar Franco Camera and Electrical Department, Hart Crane: An Exegesis
23. Mack Swain Mack Swain Actor, The Gold Rush Mack Swain was born in 1876 and soon became a talented vaudevillian. In 1913 he was hired by Mack Sennett and appeared in a few Mabel Normand pictures until a year later he became even bigger when 'Charlie Chaplin' arrived at the Keystone Studio. Swain later created a character by the name of Ambrose whom he appeared with Mr...
24. Ted Kennedy Ted Kennedy Self, Brothers on the Line Edward Moore Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on February 22, 1932. His parents were Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy. He was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert F. Kennedy. "Ted" Kennedy graduated Harvard University in 1956 and the University of Virginia Law School in 1959...
25. Philippe Léotard Philippe Léotard Actor, French Connection II
26. John George John George Actor, The Unknown
27. Fritz Ford Fritz Ford Actor, National Lampoon's Vacation
28. Kate Coscarelli Kate Coscarelli Actress, Phantasm
29. John Brandon John Brandon Actor, Scarface
30. Dick Callinan Dick Callinan Actor, Bananas
31. Hans van Tongeren Hans van Tongeren Actor, Spetters
32. Jim Carlson Jim Carlson Writer, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
33. Brian Worth Brian Worth Actor, A Christmas Carol
34. Ajit Vachani Ajit Vachani Actor, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
35. John L. Nelson John L. Nelson Soundtrack, Batman
36. Ray Ferrell Ray Ferrell Actor, Peck's Bad Girl
37. Samantha Smith Samantha Smith Self, Samantha Smith Goes to Washington: Campaign '84
38. Edward L. Cahn Edward L. Cahn Director, It! The Terror from Beyond Space Edward L. Cahn was an American second feature director of Polish ancestry. He had two brothers (Dann and Philip) who both worked in the industry as editors. Edward worked in films from 1917 as a production assistant. He later joined his brothers in the cutting room of Universal, eventually becoming...
39. Fernando Ramos da Silva Fernando Ramos da Silva Actor, Pixote Fernando was the star of only one film in his short life. He played Pixote - a street child - in Pixote. During his short period of fame, Fernando was seen as a symbol of hope for the Brazilian street kids. He grew up in a poor neighborhood of Diadema - a industrial city close to São Paulo - Brazil...
40. James Duke James Duke Self, Bodywatch
41. Joseph Kane Joseph Kane Director, Laramie Joseph Kane's career as a professional cellist ended when he became a film editor in 1926. His directing career started with co-directing serials for Mascot and Republic, and he soon became Republic's top western director. He handled many of John Wayne's Republic westerns of the 1940s, and piloted...
42. Jack Tyree Jack Tyree Stunts, Escape from New York
43. Maurice Ransford Maurice Ransford Art Director, Lifeboat Ransford qualified as an architect, graduating from the University of Illinois. He worked in this profession for most of the 1920's. In 1940, he joined the art department of 20th Century Fox, eventually rising to the rank of art director. He remained with Fox until his retirement in 1961. Ransford often worked in collaboration with Richard Day or Lyle R. Wheeler...
44. Perry Lafferty Perry Lafferty Director, Robert Montgomery Presents
45. Ray Ashley Ray Ashley Writer, Little Fugitive
46. Maurice Brenner Maurice Brenner Actor, The Phil Silvers Show
47. Gina Smith Gina Smith Actress, Rain Gina Smith and 8 others including debuting actress/songbird Aaliyah was killed in a plane crash in the Abaco Islands, Marsh Habour, Bahamas. The plane crashed shortly after take-off when they were on the way back to Florida from shooting the hit single "Rock the boat" track number three of Aaliyah's latest album.
48. Ray Eberle Ray Eberle Self, Columbia Thrills of Music: George Towne and His Orchestra
49. Peter Arens Peter Arens Actor, Morgens um Sieben ist die Welt noch in Ordnung
50. William Warfield William Warfield Self, Bernstein in London William Warfield was a concert baritone singer, who gave his recital debut in New York's Town Hall in 1950. He was then quickly invited by the Australian Broadcast Corporation to tour Australia for thirty-five concerts. As an actor, he appeared in only two motion pictures, one of them being his memorable performance as Joe in the 1951 version of Show Boat...
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