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1. Hervé Villechaize Hervé Villechaize Actor, Fantasy Island Hervé Villechaize was born in Paris on April 23, 1943. He stopped growing very early and his father (who was a surgeon) tried to find a cure by visiting several doctors and hospitals. But there was none, so Hervé had to live with his small height and also with undersized lungs. He studied at the Beaux-Arts in Paris and made an exhibition of his own paintings...
2. Joan Rivers Joan Rivers Self, Fashion Police
3. Irene Dunne Irene Dunne Actress, Penny Serenade Irene Marie Dunne was born on December 20, 1898, in Louisville, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Joseph Dunne, who inspected steamships, and Adelaide Henry, a musician who prompted Irene in the arts. Her first production was in Louisville when she appeared in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the age of five...
4. Richard Marquand Richard Marquand Director, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
5. Gastone Moschin Gastone Moschin Actor, The Godfather: Part II
6. Steve Irwin Steve Irwin Stunts, The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course Steve Irwin was the director of the Australia Zoo in Queensland, Australia, and host of Animal Planet's series The Crocodile Hunter. The son of naturalists Bob and Lyn Irwin, he spent his entire life studying, living and working with animals. He grew up at the Queensland Reptile and Fauna Park, where he took part in the daily feeding...
7. Lloyd Avery II Lloyd Avery II Actor, Boyz n the Hood
8. Tom Tryon Tom Tryon Actor, The Cardinal Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Tom Tryon--son of clothier Arthur Lane Tryon and not, as is commonly believed--actor Glenn Tryon--grew up in Wethersfield, Connecticut. In 1943 he enlisted in the US Navy and served in the South Pacific until 1946. After his discharge he joined the Cape Playhouse in Dennis...
9. George O'Brien George O'Brien Actor, Sunrise Handsome American leading man of classic silent films who became a different kind of star in B-Western talkies. The son of a policeman who later became police chief of San Francisco and then California Director of Penology, O'Brien was raised around police stables and quickly became adept at horsemanship...
10. John Conte John Conte Self, Matinee Theatre
11. Carl Reindel Carl Reindel Actor, Bullitt
12. Iain Cuthbertson Iain Cuthbertson Actor, Sutherland's Law
13. Isabel Jeans Isabel Jeans Actress, Gigi Stately Isabel Jeans was brought to Hollywood by the director Anatole Litvak to appear as Fermonde Dupond in his comedy Tovarich. The daughter of an art critic, Frederick George Jeans, she had aspired to be a singer but instead forged a career on the stage. Her first role came courtesy of theatre legend Herbert Beerbohm Tree when she was fifteen years old...
14. Donatas Banionis Donatas Banionis Actor, Solaris Donatas Banionis was a popular Lithuanian actor known for Niekas nenorejo mirti, Myortvyy sezon, and Solaris. He was born Donatas Juozas Banionis on April 28, 1924, in Kaunas, Lithuania. His mother, Blazhaitite-Banionene Ona, was a homemaker. His father, Juozas Banionis, was a tailor who took part in the Russian Revolution of 1917...
15. Sandor Elès Sandor Elès Actor, Love and Death
16. John Van Dreelen John Van Dreelen Actor, The Money Pit The son of a celebrated Dutch actor, John Van Dreelen may have come by his debonair countenance with a bit of help from his continental pedigree. Fluent in several languages, he was reported to have escaped a concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Holland by disguising himself as one of the German officers he would later play so often on both big and small screens...
17. Edvard Grieg Edvard Grieg Soundtrack, The Social Network Edvard Hagerup Grieg (Greig) was born on on June 15, 1843, in Bergen, Norway. His father, named Alexander Greig (originally McGregor), was English consul of Scottish origin. His mother, named Gesine Hagerup, was an educated pianist. Grieg grew up among three sisters and an elder brother. He began piano studies with his mother at the age of six...
18. Dottie West Dottie West Self, Full Circle Dottie West was one of country music's greatest female stars for 30 years. Her career began in 1959 when she made her first recording for Starday Records. She first made the national charts in 1963 and the following year had a blockbuster country hit with "Here Comes My Baby Back Again" which would earn her the Best Country Female Vocal Grammy Award...
19. David Peel David Peel Actor, The Brides of Dracula David Peel was a handsome British actor who, in his next-to-last film appearance, created one of the most memorable vampires in horror-film history: "Baron Meinster" in Hammer Films' The Brides of Dracula. Peel's final screen appearance was a seconds-long role as the doomed pilot of a private airplane in The Hands of Orlac; he then retired from the screen to become a fine art dealer, at which he excelled.
20. Robert Emmett O'Connor Robert Emmett O'Connor Actor, A Night at the Opera Stalwart Irish-American character actor Robert Emmet O'Connor, who was born on March 18, 1885, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He made his bones performing in circuses and in vaudeville. He made his Broadway debut in the musical "Fritz in Tammany Hall" at the Herald Square Theatre on October 16, 1905, ultimately...
21. Jag Mundhra Jag Mundhra Director, Bawandar
22. Jean Darling Jean Darling Actress, Bouncing Babies Having toured the world with husband, Kajar the Magician's Show 'Magicadabr', Jean Darling settled in Dublin and became an author of dozens of short mysteries for Ellery Queen, Alfred Hitchcock, Mike Shayne Mystery Magazines and Horror Fantasy for Whispers Magazine, etc. In 1980 she became Aunty Poppy...
23. Walter Tetley Walter Tetley Actor, They Shall Have Music
24. Richard Martin Richard Martin Actor, West of the Pecos Richard Martin began working in films as a receptionist at MGM in the late 1930s. He began appearing in films while under contract to RKO in the early 1940s. Martin created the character of "Chito Jose Gonzalez Bustamonte Rafferty", the Irish-Mexican comic sidekick of cowboy star Tim Holt, in the 1943 film Bombardier...
25. Rémy Belvaux Rémy Belvaux Actor, Man Bites Dog
26. Clare Cathcart Clare Cathcart Actress, Hotel Splendide
27. Al Ernest Garcia Al Ernest Garcia Actor, City Lights
28. Ben Aris Ben Aris Actor, Tommy
29. Georges Simenon Georges Simenon Writer, Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret
30. Leila Danette Leila Danette Actress, Pieces of April
31. Alfred E. Green Alfred E. Green Director, The Millionaire One of the more prolific American directors, Alfred E. Green entered films in 1912 as an actor for the Selig Polyscope Co. He became an assistant to director Colin Campbell and started directing two-reelers, turning to features in 1917. His career lasted into the mid-1950s but his output was mostly routine...
32. Michael Evans Michael Evans Actor, Bye Bye Birdie The stage and screen actor Michael Evans was born John Michael Evans on July 27, 1920, in Sittingbourne, England, to A.J. Evans, who wrote the 1926 novel "The Escaping Club" about his escape from a WWI prisoner of war camp, and the former Marie Galbraith, a concert violinist. The young John decided...
33. Victor Aaron Victor Aaron Actor, Geronimo: An American Legend
34. Maurice Tillet Maurice Tillet Actor, Les bateliers de la Volga Maurice Tillet, better known by his Professional wrestling name, "The French Angel". Maurice was born in St. Petersburg, Russia on October 23, 1903 of French parents. His father was an engineer involved in the construction of the Trans-Siberian railroad and his mother was a teacher of languages. By age 8 Maurice had lost his father...
35. Warren Murphy Warren Murphy Writer, Lethal Weapon 2 Warren Murphy was born in Jersey City, where he worked as a reporter and editor. After the Korean war, he drifted into politics, "but when everybody I worked for went to jail, I thought God was sending me a message to find a new line of work." The first Destroyer novel followed soon after. He has been an adjunct professor at Moravian College...
36. Merrill Connally Merrill Connally Actor, Close Encounters of the Third Kind
37. Brick Sullivan Brick Sullivan Actor, It's a Wonderful Life
38. Gustavo Cerati Gustavo Cerati Soundtrack, Locas de amor Lead singer of Soda Stereo, band from Argentina. One of the most important South American rock bands that started in 1982 and said goodbye with a last concert in 1997. He began with a very successful solo career in 1992. An excellent song writer, composer and actor. He composed music for two movies...
39. Mukri Mukri Actor, Mother India
40. Helene Chadwick Helene Chadwick Actress, Wise Guys Prefer Brunettes Helene Chadwick came from a very wealthy family in upstate New York (the town, Chadwick, was named after them), where her father owned a silk mill and her mother was an opera singer. On a visit to New York she was persuaded by an artist friend to pose for one of his paintings. A film producer saw the work...
41. Sara Anne Jones Sara Anne Jones Actress, Toad Road
42. Hans Brenner Hans Brenner Actor, Todesspiel
43. Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf Actor, Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV Henry Nasiff, better known as Hank The Angry Drunken Dwarf, was a unique man from Massachusetts who was best known for his many appearances on The Howard Stern Radio Show. The diminutive performer got his break back in August 1996, when he and a friend from Boston dinner theater drove to New York City and decided to try to get on the Howard Stern show...
44. Rudolf Pellar Rudolf Pellar Actor, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
45. Ken Gibb Ken Gibb Cinematographer, Renegade
46. Roberto Gavaldón Roberto Gavaldón Director, Macario
47. Michael Louden Michael Louden Actor, As the World Turns
48. Vern Rowe Vern Rowe Actor, The Big Mouth
49. Joan-Carol Bensen Joan-Carol Bensen Actress, Grandmother's House
50. Elizabeth Courtney Elizabeth Courtney Costume and Wardrobe Department, Lady Sings the Blues
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