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1. Aaliyah Aaliyah Soundtrack, Boyhood On January 16th 1979 the world was blessed with the birth of Aaliyah Dana Haughton in Brooklyn, New York. Aaliyah was raised by her father, mother and brother Rashad Haughton in Detroit. At age 9 she appeared on Star Search, the TV program and sang "My Funny Valentine", a song which her mother had sung years earlier...
2. Truman Capote Truman Capote Writer, Breakfast at Tiffany's
3. 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.
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong Self, Mercury: Ordinary Supermen
7. John Chambers John Chambers Make-Up 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...
8. Brian Worth Brian Worth Actor, A Christmas Carol
9. 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...
10. Samantha Smith Samantha Smith Actress, Slumber Party
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. 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...
13. Jack Nitzsche Jack Nitzsche Soundtrack, Death Proof
14. 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...
15. Karen Dior Karen Dior Actor, Zigs
16. Ann Hovey Ann Hovey Actress, Wild Boys of the Road
17. Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche Writer, A Divina Comédia Friedrich Nietzsche was raised having five women around him - his mother, grandmother, two aunts and a sister, all living together. His father, a Lutheran pastor, died when Nietzsche was 5 years old. After a Catholic school he studied music and Greco-Roman culture at the famous Schulpfora from 1858-1864...
18. 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.
19. John Brandon John Brandon Actor, Scarface
20. Paul Harris Paul Harris Actor, Truck Turner
21. Philippe Léotard Philippe Léotard Actor, French Connection II
22. Terence Morgan Terence Morgan Actor, Hamlet
23. Ray Ferrell Ray Ferrell Actor, Jail for the Innocents
24. Christopher Maldonado Christopher Maldonado Make-Up Department, A Concerted Effort: Part 1 Christopher Maldonado 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...
25. Allen Case Allen Case Actor, The Hard Decision 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...
26. Joseph Kane Joseph Kane Director, Flame of Barbary Coast 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...
27. 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...
28. 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...
29. 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...
30. Leon Alton Leon Alton Actor, Death by Decree 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...
31. 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...
32. 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...
33. Art Rooney Art Rooney Self, Super Bowl XIV
34. Hans van Tongeren Hans van Tongeren Actor, Spetters
35. William Greaves William Greaves Editor, Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
36. Ajit Vachani Ajit Vachani Actor, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
37. Niven Busch Niven Busch Writer, The Postman Always Rings Twice
38. John George John George Actor, The Unknown
39. Lester Dorr Lester Dorr Actor, Quicksand
40. John L. Nelson John L. Nelson Soundtrack, Batman
41. Douglas Kratz Douglas Kratz Uncategorised Douglas Kratz 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.
42. John Florea John Florea Director, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
43. Keith Wallace Keith Wallace Uncategorised Keith Wallace 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.
44. Luis G. Oquendo Luis G. Oquendo Actor, Here Comes the Bride
45. Eddie Marr Eddie Marr Actor, The Glass Key
46. Maurice Brenner Maurice Brenner Actor, The Purple Rose of Cairo
47. Stanley R. Greenberg Stanley R. Greenberg Writer, Soylent Green
48. Perry Lafferty Perry Lafferty Director, Valley of the Shadow
49. Noé Murayama Noé Murayama Actor, Nazarin Noah Tudon Murayama was born July 4, 1930 in Ciudad Del Maiz, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Doctor's son from Japan Masaki Murayama and Maria Teresa Tudon. The third of eight children. He studied to be a dentist in Mexico City to please his father. He debuted at the university theater, then studied acting at the School of the ANDA...
50. Carl Barks Carl Barks Writer, Good Scouts As the creator of 'Scrooge McDuck', Carl Barks did more than any other comic book artist to widen the popularity of Donald Duck, bringing in the process a vast array of memorable supporting characters into the Disney universe, among them Uncle Scrooge himself, Gladstone Gander, Gyro Gearloose (and his Little Helper), the Beagle Boys, and the Junior Woodchucks...
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