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1. Michael Clarke Duncan Michael Clarke Duncan Actor, The Green Mile Michael Clarke Duncan was born on December 10, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois. Raised by his single mother, Jean, a house cleaner, on Chicago's South Side, Duncan grew up resisting drugs and alcohol, instead concentrating on school. He wanted to play football in high school, but his mother wouldn't let him, afraid that he would get hurt. He then turned to acting, dreaming of becoming a famous actor...
2. Ted Ross Ted Ross Actor, The Fisher King He moved to Dayton, Ohio, with his family when he was 7. He was working as an MC at at club there during the 1950s when he entered the US Air Force. After his discharge, he continued to pursue his show business career. In films, he portrayed Bitterman in Arthur and its sequel Arthur 2: On the Rocks...
3. Frank Capra Frank Capra Director, It's a Wonderful Life One of seven children, Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897, in Bisacquino, Sicily. On May 10, 1903, his family left for America aboard the ship Germania, arriving in New York on May 23rd. "There's no ventilation, and it stinks like hell. They're all miserable. It's the most degrading place you could ever be," Capra said about his Atlantic passage...
4. Eugene Pallette Eugene Pallette Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Gargantuan-bellied, frog-voiced character actor who was a staple in forties movies. After World War II his ultra-right-wing political views fuelled his 'bomb' paranoia and he bought a property in Oregon which he turned into a well-stocked compound in case the Russians attacked. Many of his old Hollywood friends...
5. Thuy Trang Thuy Trang Actress, The Crow: City of Angels Thuy Trang was born on December 14th of 1973 in Saigon, Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975 to Communist forces, her father who had fought in the Vietnam War, traveled to America to seek political asylum. However, his entire family, unable to follow, were left behind. In 1979, Thuy and her family boarded a cargo ship with other refugees to travel to America...
6. Barbara O'Neil Barbara O'Neil Actress, Gone with the Wind
7. Dirch Passer Dirch Passer Actor, Mig og mafiaen Dirch Hartvig Passer was born on May 18, 1926, on Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Ragnhild Fich and Capt. Vilhelm Passer (seaman). He never did well in school, being the class clown, which had a negative effect on his grades. He did especially badly in mathematics, which came to follow him the rest of his life...
8. Duncan Renaldo Duncan Renaldo Actor, The Gay Amigo To most audiences, Duncan Renaldo will always be identified as film and TV's "The Cisco Kid." However, this role occurred late in his career, which consisted of much more than just this western character. Not much is known about Renaldo's early life. In fact, his date and place of birth is still questioned...
9. Steve Ryan Steve Ryan Actor, D.A.R.Y.L.
10. Jean Jennings Jean Jennings Actress, There Is No 13 Tall, slim, and leggy blonde looker Jean Jennings was born Cynthia Jean Jackson on February 13, 1957 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She was the daughter of Charles Lamar Jackson and Jean Denovan Jennings (she used her mother's maiden name for her porn pseudonym). Jean was a cheerleader in grade school...
11. Richard L. Cox Sr. Richard L. Cox Sr. Thanks, The One with Rachel's Date
12. Robert Schimmel Robert Schimmel Self, Dirty Dirty Jokes
13. Griselda Blanco Griselda Blanco Uncategorised
14. William Joyce William Joyce Actor, The Parallax View Handsome William Joyce was born on October 21, 1930, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and raised in New Rochelle, New York. His childhood dream was to become a major-league baseball pitcher (he even worked out with the New York Yankees in 1947). However, Joyce was introduced to acting after he entered the army and became the star...
15. Michael Thoma Michael Thoma Actor, Winter Kills
16. José Ramón Larraz José Ramón Larraz Director, Symptoms
17. Dante DiPaolo Dante DiPaolo Actor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
18. Manos Katrakis Manos Katrakis Actor, Voyage to Cythera Katrakis was born in Kissamos, Chania, Crete. He was the youngest of the five children of the merchant Charalambos Katrakis merchant and his wife Irini. In 1919 the family moved to Athens, where Manos, who had almost no acting experience, first appeared in theatrical scene. He made his debut aged just 18 years...
19. Kitty McHugh Kitty McHugh Actress, The Grapes of Wrath
20. Eddie Garr Eddie Garr Actor, Vaudeville Days
21. Pauline Kael Pauline Kael Self, For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism
22. David Street David Street Actor, Moonrise
23. Ivan Turgenev Ivan Turgenev Writer, Lover's Prayer Ivan Turgenev was born into a wealthy landowning family with many serfs, in the city of Oryol in Southern Russia. His father, a cavalry colonel, died when he was 15, and he was raised by his abusive mother, who ruled her 5000 serfs ruthlessly with a whip. He never married, but fathered a daughter with one of their family serfs...
24. Sam Vlahos Sam Vlahos Actor, American History X Soteron "Sam" Vlahos was born in San Diego, California, on August 10, 1935 to Theodore Vlahos of Kakouri, Greece and Juanita Romero of Baja, Mexico. After serving the U.S. Air Force he pursued his acting career. Although he worked in television, movies and theater his greatest love was theater because of the challenge of one-take delivery and the spontaneity of audience feedback...
25. Sue Hamilton Sue Hamilton Actress, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine Lovely, petite, and adorable blonde Sue Hamilton was born Karen Sue Levitt on November 14, 1945. The daughter of Bernard A. and Zelda Levitt, she originally planned on being a farmer. After graduating from Bayside High School in New York, Sue embarked on a successful modeling career. Hamilton was the Playmate of the Month in the April...
26. Irving Klaw Irving Klaw Producer, Teaserama Irving Klaw was a true pioneer in the world of bondage fetish photography whose pictures and movies of the legendary Bettie Page played a principal role in establishing Page as a major pin-up icon. Klaw was born on November 9, 1910, in Brooklyn, New York City. After working four unsuccessful years as a furrier...
27. Edward Anhalt Edward Anhalt Writer, Jeremiah Johnson A graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism, Edward Anhalt started his career in early television before turning to writing and producing films, often in collaboration with his wife Edna Anhalt. A prolific screenwriter, Anhalt and his wife won an Academy Award for Panic in the Streets. He got his second Oscar for Becket.
28. Ellie Lambeti Ellie Lambeti Actress, A Girl in Black Ellie Lambeti was born in 1926 in Greece, her father was Kostas Loukos, who owned a Greek tavern in the village of Villia, her mother was Anastasia Stamati, Ellie had 6 siblings. Her grandfather (her mother's father) was a well known man known as Captain Stamatis who fought together with Kolokotronis against the Turks in 1821...
29. Fern Emmett Fern Emmett Actress, Texas Terror
30. Pierre van Dormael Pierre van Dormael Composer, Mr. Nobody
31. e.e. cummings e.e. cummings Writer, Oedipus Rex Edward Estlin Cummings had an idyllic childhood in a spacious Cambridge home amid an affluent, extended family. His father, Edward Cummings, was a Unitarian minister and former Harvard professor who devoted much time to Estlin with spontaneous children's games and rituals. Estlin often went to the circus...
32. Alma Platt Alma Platt Actress, The Trade-Ins
33. Rusty Wescoatt Rusty Wescoatt Actor, The Chaser
34. Nicholas Musuraca Nicholas Musuraca Cinematographer, Out of the Past Italian-born Nicholas Musuraca's first job in the film business was as a chauffeur to early pioneering producer/director J. Stuart Blackton. Having a knack for photography, he worked behind the cameras in a variety of jobs before finally becoming a cinematographer (or, as they were called in those days...
35. Arthur Schwartz Arthur Schwartz Soundtrack, Amélie
36. James T. Aubrey James T. Aubrey Producer, Futureworld
37. Ewing Mitchell Ewing Mitchell Actor, Sky King
38. Nadine Vogel Nadine Vogel Actress, Drole de Drame
39. Johnny Vyvyan Johnny Vyvyan Actor, Episode dated 4 June 1976
40. Alan Wilson Alan Wilson Soundtrack, Into the Wild Alan Wilson grew up in Arlington, Massachusetts, where he attended Arlignton High School and where his love for blues grew, along with his blues record collection. He went out to Los Angeles to attend school, where he met Bob Hite, who shared a similar love for blues music. They formed the band...
41. Ted Moult Ted Moult Self, Episode #3.18
42. Otto Lederer Otto Lederer Actor, The Jazz Singer
43. Jack Greenhalgh Jack Greenhalgh Cinematographer, Robot Monster
44. Bill Ross Bill Ross Art Director, The Karen Carpenter Story
45. Isabel Withers Isabel Withers Actress, Possessed
46. Annemarie Wendl Annemarie Wendl Actress, Planeta
47. Johnny Marks Johnny Marks Soundtrack, Cast Away You may not know his name, at least not right away, but you've surely heard at least one of Johnny Marks's songs at Christmastime. The brother-in-law of Robert L. May, who wrote the original story of "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," it was he who set the story to music. After failing to sell the song to...
48. Vincent Lombardi Vincent Lombardi Self, Second Effort
49. Espartaco Santoni Espartaco Santoni Actor, The Castilian
50. Lorraine 'Frenchy' Allen Lorraine 'Frenchy' Allen Self, Earl Wilson
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