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1. Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa Writer, Yojimbo After training as a painter (he storyboards his films as full-scale paintings), Kurosawa entered the film industry in 1936 as an assistant director, eventually making his directorial debut with Sanshiro Sugata. Within a few years, Kurosawa had achieved sufficient stature to allow him greater creative freedom...
2. Jane Frazee Jane Frazee Actress, Buck Privates A professional entertainer since the age of six, blue-eyed brunette Jane Frazee and her older sister Ruth Frazee had a vaudeville sister act and appeared in nightclubs and on radio together. They journeyed to Hollywood, but the act broke up when Ruth failed her screen tests and Jane passed hers...
3. Martin Milner Martin Milner Actor, Adam-12 Martin Sam Milner was born December 28, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. His mother, Jerre Martin, originally from Oregon, was a dancer with the Paramount Theater circuit. His father, Sam Gordon Milner, a Polish Jewish immigrant, was a film distributor. The Milners moved to Seattle when Martin was a baby and to Los Angeles soon after...
4. Anita Page Anita Page Actress, The Broadway Melody Beautiful Anita Page was one of the most famous and popular leading ladies during the last years of the silent screen and the first years of the talkie era. She was best known for starring in The Broadway Melody, the first sound film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Her leading men included the likes of John Gilbert, Clark Gable, Buster Keaton and Robert Montgomery...
5. Stefan Gierasch Stefan Gierasch Actor, Carrie
6. Edmund Gwenn Edmund Gwenn Actor, The Trouble with Harry There are very few character actors from the 1930s, '40s or '50s who rose to the rank of stardom. Only a rare man or woman reached the level of renown and admiration, and had enough audience appeal, to be the first name in a cast's billing, a name that got marquee posting. Charles Coburn comes to mind, but there aren't many others. However, one who made it was Edmund Gwenn...
7. Percy Rodrigues Percy Rodrigues Actor, Peyton Place A symbol of intelligence, leadership and moral strength in his various 60s and 70s roles, African-Canadian actor Percy Rodrigues rose in Hollywood stature during the late 60s following a couple of earlier Broadway appearances. The serenely handsome, distinguished-looking actor also became notable for...
8. Mary Doran Mary Doran Actress, The Divorcee Having first aspired to become a teacher, wavy-haired, blonde Mary Doran attended the respected Ned Wayburn Dancing Academy - like countless other hopeful actresses - to learn tap dancing. She first appeared on stage in 'Betsy' (1926), a rare flop by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (and Rodgers & Hart), then in the hit 'Rio Rita'...
9. Otto Kruger Otto Kruger Actor, High Noon The grandnephew of South African pioneer and former president Paul Krüger, Otto Kruger trained for a musical career from childhood, but after enrolling in Columbia University he switched his career choice to acting. Making his Broadway debut in 1915, at 30, he shortly became a matinée idol of the day...
10. Mervyn Johns Mervyn Johns Actor, Dead of Night
11. Kay Kendall Kay Kendall Actress, Les Girls
12. Olga Baclanova Olga Baclanova Actress, Freaks Born Olga Vladimirovna Baklanova, one of six children of Vladimir Baklanoff and his wife Alexandra, later billed as the Russian Tigress in her early talking films, was born August 19, 1893. She graduated from the Cherniavsky Institute in Moscow prior to her selection in 1912 at age 19 to apprentice at the Moscow Art Theatre...
13. Patricia Cutts Patricia Cutts Actress, The Tingler
14. Harry Wilson Harry Wilson Actor, Some Like It Hot
15. Blanche Sweet Blanche Sweet Actress, Judith of Bethulia Born into a family of show people, Blanche first appeared on the stage when she was 18 months old. Blanche was a dancer by the time she was four and a talented actress by 1909 when she started work at Biograph with D.W. Griffith. At 14, she was two years younger than Mary Pickford, but her maturity and appearance soon lead to leading roles...
16. Harry Goz Harry Goz Actor, Sealab 2021
17. Gertrude Lawrence Gertrude Lawrence Actress, Rembrandt Eminent London and Broadway musical star who appeared in nine films from 1929 through 1950.
18. Luciano Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti Soundtrack, Spectre Luciano Pavarotti was the best-selling classical singer and humanitarian known for his most original and popular performances with the 'Three Tenors' and 'Pavarotti & Friends'. He was born on October 12, 1935, in Modena, Emilia-Romagna, in Northern Italy. He was the first child and only son of two children in the family of a baker...
19. Richard Allan Richard Allan Actor, Niagara
20. Tiny Doll Tiny Doll Actress, Three-Ring Marriage
21. Bill Wallis Bill Wallis Actor, Brazil
22. Louise Platt Louise Platt Actress, Guiding Light Broadway actress who entered films in 1938 only to exit in 1942, returning to the stage. Remembered perhaps only for her performance in 'Stagecoach' (1939).
23. Paul Verdier Paul Verdier Actor, The Thomas Crown Affair
24. E.J. André E.J. André Actor, Papillon
25. Ernst-Hugo Järegård Ernst-Hugo Järegård Actor, Europa One of Swedish theatre's most well known actors. Järegård is appreciated for his extrovert and at the same time controlled style of acting, of which he gladly characterized comic or morbid characters. He played the title role in 'Moliére''s "Tartuffe" as well as Orgon (The Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1971) with great success...
26. George Kuchar George Kuchar Director, Hold Me While I'm Naked
27. Duccio Tessari Duccio Tessari Writer, A Pistol for Ringo
28. Barbara Hicks Barbara Hicks Actress, Brazil Barbara Hicks trained at the Webber Douglas School and made numerous appearances on stage, screen and television over a fifty-year period.
29. Mike Henson Mike Henson Actor, Big Guns One of the more popular performers in gay adult videos during the late '80s and early '90s, Mike Henson was born Kenneth Seymour in Sacramento, CA. After a stint in the army he settled in Los Angeles. His clean-cut good looks and natural athletic body soon found him work in David Forest's "Brad's Buddies" service...
30. Vanja Drach Vanja Drach Actor, H-8... Vanja Drach was born to the family of a respectable doctor in Vinkovci, Croatia. Having lost his father at the age of 11, he decided to continue with family tradition and came to Zagreb to study medicine. However, in the big city he fell in love with theater and cinema and, and after only one year in the medical school...
31. Henry Ephron Henry Ephron Writer, Carousel
32. Metta Davis Metta Davis Actress, Above the Law
33. Harold Rosson Harold Rosson Cinematographer, The Wizard of Oz Harold G. "Hal" Rosson, a cinematographer known for his subtle and imaginative lighting, was born in Genaseo, New York, on August 24, 1895, although some sources cite his birthday as April 6, 1895, or in 1889. Rosson entered the movie industry in 1908 as an actor at the Vitagraph Studios in Brooklyn...
34. Jake Eberts Jake Eberts Producer, Dances with Wolves
35. Apichart Chusakul Apichart Chusakul Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, American Gangster
36. Florence Bush Florence Bush Makeup Department, Leave It to Beaver
37. Eugen Schüfftan Eugen Schüfftan Cinematographer, The Hustler Eugen Schüfftan moved from his motherland, Germany, to France in 1933 to escape the rising Nazi movement. He moved to the US in 1940 and became a member of Local 644, the East Coast cinematographers chapter of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). He invented the Schüfftan...
38. Margarita Sierra Margarita Sierra Actress, Surfside 6 Spanish actress-dancer-singer who starred in one U.S. television series before her early death. A native of Madrid, Sierra was an accomplished tap dancer at the age of four. She appeared throughout her childhood in children's shows and later in nightclubs as a dancer and singer, touring Spain and Central and South America...
39. Ralph Rosenblum Ralph Rosenblum Editorial Department, The Patty Duke Show
40. Maria Palmer Maria Palmer Actress, Days of Glory This lovely Austrian-born actress was born (in 1917) and raised in Vienna, performing as a child on stage and appearing in various productions for the renown Max Reinhardt. Trained in dance, she was a member of the Bodenwieser Ensemble, a European troupe. Following a few high school plays and dance recitals...
41. Lance Taylor Sr. Lance Taylor Sr. Actor, Blacula
42. Molly Glynn Molly Glynn Actress, In America
43. Margery Withers Margery Withers Actress, Secrets & Lies
44. Bertil Norström Bertil Norström Actor, En kärlekshistoria
45. Ernest Tubb Ernest Tubb Soundtrack, Walk the Line
46. Madeleine L'Engle Madeleine L'Engle Writer, Camilla Dickinson
47. Megan Connolly Megan Connolly Actress, The Crossing After making her film debut in "The Crossing", Megan was one of the leading soap stars in Australia. After her role in Paradise Beach ended in 1994, she co-hosted the morning kids show "The Zone" for a year. In late 1995 she hosted the Foxtel's fitness show "Body Corp" for cable television, before moving on to become a V-Jay for Foxtel's music channel V until early 1997...
48. Alfredo Rizzo Alfredo Rizzo Actor, Roman Holiday
49. Art Modell Art Modell Self, Jim Brown: All American
50. James Driskill James Driskill Actor, Your Three Minutes Are Up
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