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1. Tommy Morrison Tommy Morrison Actor, Rocky V He's a heavyweight professional boxer from Jay, Oklahoma, who made national news Thursday, Feb. 15, 1996, when he announced that he is HIV positive. He was suspended from worldwide boxing when he tested positive prior to a boxing match against Arthur Weathers in Las Vegas. He said he plans to pursue AIDS awareness activities.
2. Murray Hamilton Murray Hamilton Actor, Jaws Murray Hamilton was one of those character actors whose face would be familiar to most movie buffs at an instant, yet his name may not. That's a shame, because Hamilton was one of the most versatile and prolific of performers who was never anything less than completely convincing in any role he took on...
3. Jerry Reed Jerry Reed Soundtrack, Smokey and the Bandit Tall, blond haired country & western singer / songwriter from Atlanta Georgia, who usually appears in films portraying good humored Southern type characters. Reed was already writing and singing music in high school, and was signed by Capitol Records to a three-year contract in 1955. However, in 1958...
4. Michael Pate Michael Pate Actor, Hondo Michael Pate began his career in 1938 writing and broadcasting a program called "Youth Speaks" for ABC Radio with George Ivan Smith. He also wrote for newspapers and magazines and worked as a book and theatre critic. His book of short stories was published in Australia and the United States. Michael was one of the original members of "The Youth Radio" at Sydney's 2GB radio station...
5. Rand Brooks Rand Brooks Actor, Gone with the Wind In 1966, Rand Brooks started Professional Ambulance Service in Glendale, California, with two used ambulances and a credit card. By 1977 his company had become the largest private ambulance 9-1-1 paramedic provider in Los Angeles County. During his ownership the company received dozens of awards and commendations and was widely recognized as one of the finest ambulance services in the country...
6. Don LaFontaine Don LaFontaine Actor, Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story
7. Ann Harding Ann Harding Actress, The Animal Kingdom Ann, born Dorothy Gatley, spent most of her childhood as an "army brat" constantly moving around before the family finally settled in New York. Ann first appeared on the stage while she spent a year attending Bryn Mawr College. She became a clerk and freelance script reader with a film company before she made her stage debut in Greenwich Village...
8. Cammie King Conlon Cammie King Conlon Actress, Gone with the Wind
9. James Dunn James Dunn Actor, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Versatile actor of stage, screen and television, James Howard Dunn was the only child of a prominent New York stockbroker and homemaker. He grew up and attended public schools in New Rochelle, New York. Dunn's interest in pursuing a career in acting became apparent when he started playing hooky from high school...
10. Jack Smight Jack Smight Director, Midway Emmy Award-winning director Jack Smight was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 9, 1925, the offspring of Irish immigrants. After graduating from Cretin High School, he served in the US Army Air Force during World War Two, where he flew combat missions in the Pacific Theater. After the war he attended the University of Minnesota...
11. Ethel Waters Ethel Waters Actress, Cabin in the Sky The child of a teenage rape victim, Ethel Waters grew up in the slums of Philadelphia and neighboring cities, seldom living anywhere for more than a few weeks at a time. "No one raised me, " she recollected, "I just ran wild." She excelled not only at looking after herself, but also at singing and dancing; she began performing at church functions...
12. Harry Cording Harry Cording Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Burly bit part actor often seen in the Sherlock Holmes movies of the '40's as a menacing chauffer, sailor or Cockney. His speaking parts were always well done and added considerably to the B grade movies of the period .
13. Benay Venuta Benay Venuta Actress, Annie Get Your Gun The exceedingly musical Benay Venuta was born on January 27, 1911, as Benvenuta Rose Crooke in San Francisco, California. Attending finishing school in Geneva, she subsequently dropped out and headed off to London. Her career in show business began as a teenage dancer in 1925. Returning to the States a few years later...
14. Roy Goldman Roy Goldman Actor, To Be or Not to Be
15. Michael Romanoff Michael Romanoff Actor, Do Not Disturb Mike Romanoff, the former Harry F. Gerguson, was a successful "professional impostor." He accumulated an enormous fount of knowledge in his numerous travels and occupations around the world (and he attended, however briefly, several leading universities). When Hollywood filmmakers needed a technical adviser for a movie set in Europe...
16. Frank Craven Frank Craven Actor, Our Town Frank Craven, the actor, director, playwright and producer who achieved theatrical immortality as The Stage Manager in the original 1938 Broadway 1production and 1940 movie version of Thornton Wilder's classic Our Town, was born into a theatrical family on August 24, 1875 in Boston, Massachusetts...
17. Doris Kenyon Doris Kenyon Actress, Counsellor at Law The daughter of a poet, she made her stage and screen debuts in 1915. She was often cast as a pleasant heroine in many silent films. She co-starred with popular silent actors like Rudolph Valentino and future husband Milton Sills. Due to her stage experience she made a smooth transition to sound. She could still be seen on television in the mid sixties.
18. Hal David Hal David Soundtrack, Forrest Gump Songwriter ("Magic Moments", "Baby Elephant Walk", "What the World Needs Now is Love") and author, educated at New York University. Joining ASCAP in 1943, he collaborated musically with Burt Bacharach, Sherman Edwards, Lee Pockriss, [error], Redd Evans, Don Rodney, John Barry and Henry Mancini...
19. Eulalio González Eulalio González Actor, 'El rata' Renowned for portraying his witty, stereotypical norteño character named "Piporro" in the Pedro Infante film Little Love of My Life, Eulalio González quickly became one of the box-office stars of the 1960s and the best norteño comedian ever. Born and raised in northern Mexico, González was the son of customs agent Pablo González Barrera and Elvira Ramírez...
20. Helen Haye Helen Haye Actress, The 39 Steps
21. Patrick Durkin Patrick Durkin Actor, Raiders of the Lost Ark
22. Sara Macon Sara Macon Producer, The Runaway Barge
23. Bart Giamatti Bart Giamatti Uncategorised
24. Florence Lee Florence Lee Actress, City Lights
25. Esmeralda Ruspoli Esmeralda Ruspoli Actress, Romeo and Juliet
26. Morris Carnovsky Morris Carnovsky Actor, Cyrano de Bergerac Morris Carnovsky was one of the more prominent victims of the Hollywood blacklist, being named as a Communist party member by both Elia Kazan -- the most infamous of the informers who sang before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the era blacklistee Lillian Hellman called the "Scoundrel Time" -- and Sterling Hayden...
27. Kaye Elhardt Kaye Elhardt Actress, The Crimson Kimono
28. Philip Loeb Philip Loeb Actor, A Double Life Mr. Loeb returned to Broadway following his unjust firing from "The Goldbergs". He starred in the Broadway production of "Time Out for Ginger" and was appearing in the play's touring company at the time of his suicide in the Hotel Taft in New York on September 1, 1955. Had he lived a few days longer he would have learned that the FBI had decided to fully clear his name...
29. Ole Ernst Ole Ernst Actor, Okay Ole Ernst graduated from Odense Teater in 1967 where shortly afterwards he was hired as a stage-actor. Ernst had his debut playing Chino in Westside Story (1965). In 1969 he jumped from Odense Teater to Det Kongelige Teater where he continued stage-acting until 1976. Ernst performed in a lot of classic stage-plays such as Jeppe På Bjerget, Erasmus Montanus, Hamlet and Amadeus...
30. Gaylord Lloyd Gaylord Lloyd Actor, Dodge Your Debts
31. Albert Speer Albert Speer Self, Der Architekt
32. Carolyn Lee Carolyn Lee Actress, Birth of the Blues
33. Irene Winston Irene Winston Actress, Rear Window
34. Howland Chamberlain Howland Chamberlain Actor, Kramer vs. Kramer
35. Osman F. Seden Osman F. Seden Director, Bekçiler krali
36. Philip Friend Philip Friend Actor, In Which We Serve Leading man in UK and US films through the 40s and 50s.
37. Cobina Wright Cobina Wright Actress, Charlie Chan in Rio Cobina Wright came from a wealthy aristocratic family from New York City and started her show business career as a model, being in the top ten at John Robert Powers (the most sought after agency at that time). Bob Hope used her as the basis for character Cobina on his radio program in 1939. She was friends with Dolores and Bob and appeared on his program numerous times...
38. François Mauriac François Mauriac Writer, Therese
39. Aaron Rosenberg Aaron Rosenberg Producer, Winchester '73
40. Henry Lascoe Henry Lascoe Actor, The Bard
41. Denise Péronne Denise Péronne Actress, Forbidden Games
42. Marc Donahue Marc Donahue Soundtrack, The Wild Geese
43. Manuel Andrés Manuel Andrés Actor, Tiovivo c. 1950 Spanish actor born in Valencia in 1930. His first work in the theatre was with Pepita Serrador (Chicho's mother) in 1954. His first work in Madrid with this company was in 1957 with The Glass Menagerie. He had played in many TV shows. In 2004 he wrote the book Te lo cuento y no te miento.
44. W.W. Jacobs W.W. Jacobs Writer, Our Relations
45. Brian Reilly Brian Reilly Producer, The Santa Clause
46. Kristian Brooks Kristian Brooks Actor, Hardcore
47. B.V. Karanth B.V. Karanth Composer, Chomana Dudi
48. Melvin F. Allen Melvin F. Allen Actor, The Pied Piper
49. R.L. Burnside R.L. Burnside Soundtrack, Black Snake Moan Blues guitarist R.L. Burnside was born in Oxford, Mississippi, in 1926. He learned how to play the guitar while watching Muddy Waters and Mississippi Fred McDowell play at various house parties held around the Mississippi Delta. Later he went out on his own and made the rounds of Delta "juke joints"...
50. Mary Yates Mary Yates Thanks, Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius
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