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1. Charles Bronson Charles Bronson Actor, Once Upon a Time in the West The archetypal screen tough guy with weatherbeaten features--one film critic described his rugged looks as "a Clark Gable who had been left out in the sun too long"--Charles Bronson was born Charles Buchinsky, one of 15 children of struggling parents in Pennsylvania. His mother, Mary (Valinsky)...
2. Wes Craven Wes Craven Director, Scream Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision. Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on the Left, which he wrote...
3. Glenn Ford Glenn Ford Actor, Superman Legendary actor Glenn Ford was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada, to Hannah Wood (Mitchell) and Newton Ford, a railroad executive. His family moved to Santa Monica, California when he was eight years old. His acting career began with plays at high school, followed by acting in West Coast, a traveling theater company...
4. Jean Seberg Jean Seberg Actress, Breathless Jean Dorothy Seberg was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Dorothy Arline (Benson), a substitute teacher, and Edward Waldemar Seberg, a pharmacist. Her father was of Swedish descent and her mother was of English and German ancestry. One month before her eighteenth birthday, Jean landed the title role in Otto Preminger's Saint Joan after a much-publicized contest involving some 18,000 hopefuls...
5. Richard Jordan Richard Jordan Actor, The Hunt for Red October Harvard-educated stage and screen actor Richard Jordan was born into a socially prominent family on July 19, 1937 in New York City, the grandson of Learned Hand, the greatest American jurist never to have served on the U.S. Supreme Court. Newbold Morris, his stepfather, was a member of the New York City Council during Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia's administration...
6. Vera-Ellen Vera-Ellen Actress, White Christmas One of the most vivacious and vibrant musical film talents to glide through Hollywood's "Golden Age" in the 40s and 50s was Vera-Ellen Westmeyer Rohe, better known to her fans simply by her hyphenated first name. Whether performing solo or dueting with the best male partners of her generation, including Fred Astaire...
7. Joe De Santis Joe De Santis Actor, The Professionals
8. William Talman William Talman Actor, Perry Mason William Talman is best known for his role as Hamilton Burger, the district attorney who perpetually lost to Perry Mason in the long-running series Perry Mason. Talman was an accomplished screenwriter and stage and screen actor, and appeared in numerous roles on television as a character actor from the mid-'50s until his death from lung cancer in August of 1968...
9. Charles Coburn Charles Coburn Actor, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes A cigar-smoking, monocled, swag-bellied character actor known for his Old South manners and charm. In 1918 he and his first wife formed the Coburn Players and appeared on Broadway in many plays. With her death in 1937, he accepted a Hollywood contract and began making films at the age of sixty.
10. Julie Bishop Julie Bishop Actress, My Hero Colorado-born leading lady Julie Bishop, who also acted under her birth name of Jacqueline Wells and the stage name Diane Duval, started off as a silent movie child actress, working with such legends as Clara Bow and Mary Pickford. The daughter of a wealthy banker and oilman, she was raised in Texas and...
11. José Luis de Vilallonga José Luis de Vilallonga Actor, Breakfast at Tiffany's
12. Andrew V. McLaglen Andrew V. McLaglen Director, Have Gun - Will Travel
13. Wesley Lau Wesley Lau Actor, Perry Mason
14. J. Lee Thompson J. Lee Thompson Director, The Guns of Navarone
15. Lindsay Anderson Lindsay Anderson Director, If....
16. Del Moore Del Moore Actor, The Nutty Professor
17. Paul Bryar Paul Bryar Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
18. Joseph H. Lewis Joseph H. Lewis Director, The Rifleman The term "style over content" fits director Joseph H. Lewis like a glove. His ability to elevate basically mundane and mediocre low-budget material to sublime cinematic art has gained him a substantial cult following among movie buffs. The Bonnie & Clyde look-alike Gun Crazy, shot in 30 days on a budget of $400,000...
19. Hideo Gosha Hideo Gosha Director, Goyôkin
20. David Haskell David Haskell Actor, Body Double
21. Alan Wheatley Alan Wheatley Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Sharp-featured, incisive Surrey-born actor, whose trademark was a memorably mellifluous voice, which he used to great effect for impersonating a gallery of suave, urbane - often rather likeable - villains, rogues and assorted shady characters. Alan reinvented himself as an actor after abandoning his first profession as industrial psychologist...
22. Roef Ragas Roef Ragas Actor, Breaking the Waves Studied Dutch Modern Literature, Philosophy and Dramaturgy at the Amsterdam University [1990]. That same year he started to study at the Amsterdam Dramaschool, and finished it in 1994. From then on he has been working in both the theatre and film & television. After three years playing in one of Holland's most famous police-series "Grijpstra & de Gier"...
23. Oliver Sacks Oliver Sacks Writer, Awakenings
24. Alain Corneau Alain Corneau Writer, Tous les matins du monde Alain Corneau was a Cesar Award-winning French writer-director best known for his multiple collaborations with French cinema superstars Yves Montand, Simone Signoret and Gérard Depardieu. Born on August 7, 1943 in Meung-sur-Loire, Loiret, Corneay trained as a musician but switched his interest to film, becoming an assistant director...
25. Rita Webb Rita Webb Actress, To Sir, with Love
26. Craig Kingsbury Craig Kingsbury Actor, Jaws
27. Bob Sherman Bob Sherman Actor, Hellboy
28. Joseph Moran Joseph Moran Actor, The Proud and Profane
29. Richard 'Cactus' Pryor Richard 'Cactus' Pryor Actor, The Green Berets
30. Toshiya Fujita Toshiya Fujita Director, Lady Snowblood Toshiya Fujita was born on January 16, 1932 in Pyongyang, Korea. Following graduation from Tokyo University Fujita joined the Nikkatsu studio in 1955. Toshiya initially worked at Nikkatsu as a publicist, screenwriter, and assistant director prior to directing his first film in 1967. His debut feature won Fujita the 1967 New Directors Award from the Directors Guild of Japan...
31. E.J. Mannix E.J. Mannix Self, The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention New Jersey-born Eddie Mannix was a long-time studio executive at MGM. Known as "The Fixer", he had a reputation as someone who could take care of any problems caused by recalcitrant or wayward studio employees and major stars that might embarrass the company. Mannix had a rather unsavory past, and it...
32. Peggy Lloyd Peggy Lloyd Self, Who Is Norman Lloyd?
33. Christine Pascal Christine Pascal Actress, 'Round Midnight
34. Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz Writer, El Callejón de los Milagros
35. Nick Rotundo Nick Rotundo Editor, Survival Island
36. LaConte McGrew LaConte McGrew Actor, A Time to Kill
37. Alfredo B. Crevenna Alfredo B. Crevenna Director, Una mujer en la calle
38. Reg Thomason Reg Thomason Actor, Never Say Never Again
39. Valentine Camax Valentine Camax Actress, Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
40. Carlos Larrañaga Carlos Larrañaga Actor, Farmacia de guardia
41. Ryûnosuke Tsukigata Ryûnosuke Tsukigata Actor, Sanshiro Sugata
42. Waldemar Young Waldemar Young Writer, The Unknown American screenwriter, of Mormon parentage. Young's first job was on the editorial staff of the Salt Lake Herald. He subsequently studied at Stanford University, but did not manage to attain a degree. Before entering the motion picture industry, he was engaged as a story writer and drama editor, respectively by the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Francisco Examiner...
43. Taylor Caldwell Taylor Caldwell Writer, Testimony of Two Men
44. Lyn Osborn Lyn Osborn Actor, Space Patrol
45. J.J. Harris J.J. Harris Producer, Lady Vengeance
46. Milos Zutic Milos Zutic Actor, Boj na Kosovu
47. Paulette McDonagh Paulette McDonagh Director, The Cheaters One of the foremost directors of early Australian film, Paulette was the driving force behind the McDonagh Sisters production trio which included her sisters Isabel (an actress, known as Marie Lorraine) and Phyllis (producer and art director). She had been interested in making films since she was a schoolgirl...
48. George Robinson George Robinson Cinematographer, Son of Frankenstein
49. Victoria Longley Victoria Longley Actress, Celia
50. Brad Anderson Brad Anderson Writer, Marmaduke
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