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1. Brad Davis Brad Davis Actor, Midnight Express Born in Florida in 1949, Brad Davis moved to Georgia after graduating from high school to pursue an acting career. From there, he moved to New York City, twice, to find work. By the early 1970s Davis was acting in off-Broadway plays while studying acting at the Academy of Dramatic Arts. His stage work...
2. Dorothy Dandridge Dorothy Dandridge Actress, Carmen Jones Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 9, 1922. Under the prodding of her mother, Dorothy and her sister, Vivian Dandridge, began performing publicly, usually in black Baptist churches throughout the country. Her mother, Ruby Dandridge, an entertainer herself, would often join her daughters on stage...
3. Zero Mostel Zero Mostel Actor, The Producers Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on February 28, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York, one of eight children of an Orthodox Jewish family. Raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the young Zero, known as Sammy, developed his talent for painting and drawing at art classes provided by the Educational Alliance...
4. Leni Riefenstahl Leni Riefenstahl Producer, Triumph of the Will Leni Riefenstahl's show-biz experience began with an experiment: she wanted to know what it felt like to dance on the stage. Success as a dancer gave way to film acting when she attracted the attention of film director Arnold Fanck, subsequently starring in some of his mountaineering pictures. With Fanck as her mentor, Riefenstahl began directing films...
5. Mary Fickett Mary Fickett Actress, The Edge of Night
6. Frank Middlemass Frank Middlemass Actor, Barry Lyndon
7. Helen Shaw Helen Shaw Actress, Parenthood
8. Leonid Kinskey Leonid Kinskey Actor, Casablanca Leonid Kinskey, originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, performed across Europe and much of Latin America before his arrival in the United States. By 1932 he landed a small role as a radical in Ernst Lubitsch's comedy, Trouble in Paradise. The next year he played an agitator in Duck Soup. He went on to play small parts...
9. Ray Barrett Ray Barrett Actor, Australia Ray Barrett studied music and elocution and began acting at the age of eleven. He was the first actor put under contract by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Drama section. He worked for several years on radio in Sydney, before working successfully in Britain between 1958 and the mid-1970s, when he returned to Australia. He has received two AFI (Australian Film Industry) awards as an actor.
10. S. John Launer S. John Launer Actor, Marnie
11. Alex North Alex North Music Department, Spartacus Alex North studied music at the Curtis Institute of Philadelphia, then won a scholarship to Juillard in New York (1929) and the Moscow Conservatoire (1933), making him the first-ever American to become a member of the Union of Soviet Composers. In Europe, he worked as music director for the Latvian State Theatre...
12. Jaclyn Linetsky Jaclyn Linetsky Actress, Caillou
13. Richard Strauss Richard Strauss Soundtrack, 2001: A Space Odyssey Richard Strauss was a German composer best known for symphonic poem 'Also sprach Zarathustra' (Thus Spoke Zarathustra, 1896) used as the music score in 2001: A Space Odyssey by director Stanley Kubrik. He was born Richard Georg Strauss on June 11, 1864, in Munich, Bavaria (now Germany). His father, named Franz Strauss...
14. Army Archerd Army Archerd Self, Entertainment Tonight
15. Vadim Schneider Vadim Schneider Actor, The Big Adjustment
16. Rosemary Dexter Rosemary Dexter Actress, The Shoes of the Fisherman
17. Bud Collyer Bud Collyer Self, Masquerade Party Most of Clayton's family was in show biz, but he initially decided to go into his father's field, law. He worked his way through Fordham University as a radio actor and singer, then took a job as a law clerk. Two years later, realizing that radio was very much more lucrative a career, he changed his last name to Collyer and became a full-time actor...
18. Frank Thomas Frank Thomas Animation Department, Mary Poppins
19. Rich Cronin Rich Cronin Soundtrack, My Best Friend's Girl Richard Burton Cronin was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was raised in the Boston neighborhood of West Roxbury, and moved to the city of Kingston on the south shore of Massachusetts later. He attended a Catholic High School (Sacred Heart) and graduated in 1993. LFO (with former member Brian Gillis...
20. Eijirô Tôno Eijirô Tôno Actor, Shichinin no samurai
21. DeForest Covan DeForest Covan Actor, Rocky
22. Celia Gregory Celia Gregory Actress, Agatha
23. Louise Currie Louise Currie Actress, The Ape Man Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Louise Currie attended Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, became interested in acting and began taking courses at Max Reinhardt's drama school in Hollywood. Talent scouts spotted the aspiring actress in the acting workshop's stage productions and pressed her to make the rounds of the Hollywood studios...
24. Nick Mazzola Nick Mazzola Actor, Rain Man
25. Cal Worthington Cal Worthington Self, Into the Night Cal Worthington was a famous Southern California car dealer whose TV commercials blanketed the Los Angeles area, usually at night, and were almost impossible to avoid. He had two main new-car dealerships--Worthington Ford in Long Beach and Worthington Dodge in Bellflower--but his commercials were almost...
26. Perry Stephens Perry Stephens Actor, Loving
27. Raul Roulien Raul Roulien Actor, Flying Down to Rio The Latino singer and actor Raul Roulien worked briefly in Hollywood in the waning days of the American movies' embrace of the "Latin Lover", a phenomenon which once encouraged the Austria-born Jewish-American actor Jacob Krantz to change his name to He began recording in 1928 and grew in reputation as a theater actor and composer as well...
28. Ray Nazarro Ray Nazarro Director, Kansas Pacific Boston-born Ray Nazarro began his movie career in the silent-film era, where he often worked as an assistant director. He started his directing career in 1932, beginning with shorts and graduating to low-budget quickie features for Poverty Row studios. He alternated between directing shorts and an assistant director on features--often on westerns at Columbia--for years...
29. Dennis Cooney Dennis Cooney Actor, As the World Turns
30. Leigh Hamilton Leigh Hamilton Actress, Hocus Pocus Leigh touched so many lives through her great passion for the arts, as a gallery owner and actress in such movies as A Man, A Woman, and A Bank and Gas Food Lodging. Leigh's tenacity and great eye for beauty translated to the success of her gallery, Hamilton Galleries, in Santa Monica. Leigh has 4 brothers, her husband Warren Long and a daughter, Tallulah.
31. Leopoldo Torre Nilsson Leopoldo Torre Nilsson Writer, La maffia After ten years as assistant director to his father 'Leopoldo Torre Rios' he co-directed two films with him. His first personal work was "Graciela (1956)", an adoption from the novel 'Nada' of 'Carmen Laforet' which was made out of reach of the censorship of 'General Perón'. Later on Torre Nilsson filmed a lot of productions based on stories of his wife Beatriz Guido; e.g...
32. Walter Reyer Walter Reyer Actor, Sissi: The Young Empress
33. Douglas P. MacIntosh Douglas P. MacIntosh Actor, Welcome Back, Norman
34. Moondog Moondog Soundtrack, The Big Lebowski
35. Alex Romero Alex Romero Miscellaneous Crew, Love Me or Leave Me Noted choreographer and dancer, Alex Romero was born Alexander Bernard Quiroga, son of Mexican general and wealthy politician, don Miguel Quiroga. His father and thirteen of his twenty-three brothers were killed during the siege of Monterrey, and his mother, three months pregnant with Alex at the time...
36. Paul Marion Paul Marion Actor, Phantom of the Opera
37. Ann George Ann George Actress, Episode #1.2293
38. Eileen Chang Eileen Chang Writer, Lust, Caution
39. Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont Writer, Beauty and the Beast
40. Peter J. Marshall Peter J. Marshall Self, The Great Civil War Debate
41. Martin Azarow Martin Azarow Actor, They Call Me Bruce?
42. John Mylong John Mylong Actor, Robot Monster
43. Robert R. Stephenson Robert R. Stephenson Actor, Radar Men from the Moon
44. Ellen Lowe Ellen Lowe Actress, Caroline demoiselle d'honneur
45. Jae-hwan Ahn Jae-hwan Ahn Actor, Record
46. Holly One Holly One Actor, La ciutat de la sort
47. Marco Rizo Marco Rizo Actor, The Diet Marco Rizo is best remembered as the musical director for the popular television show I Love Lucy, during its entire run from 1951 to 1957. He also co-composed the jaunty theme song. Marco was born in 1920 in Santiago, Cuba, and immersed in music from early childhood. His father, chief flutist with the Santiago Symphony Orchestra and...
48. Eric Richards Eric Richards Actor, The Firebrand
49. Frank Alexander Frank Alexander Actor, Heavy Love Frank "Fatty" Alexander was an obese comedian who appeared in silent one- and two-reel slapstick comedies as a side-kick before co-starring with two other heavyweights, Hilliard Karr and 'Kewpie Ross' in F.B.O.'s low-budget "Ton of Fun" series at the end of the silent era. Born in Olympia, Washington on May 25...
50. Peter Brock Peter Brock Self, Peter Brock: 25 Years of HDT Special Vehicles
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