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1. John Ritter John Ritter Actor, Sling Blade The son of a legendary country singer/actor Tex Ritter and his wife Dorothy Fay, who was also an actress, John Ritter started out his life as Jonathan Southworth Ritter, born in Burbank, California, on September 17, 1948. After his father married Dorothy Fay Southworth in 1941, the couple had their first child...
2. Andy Whitfield Andy Whitfield Actor, Gabriel
3. Kim Hunter Kim Hunter Actress, Planet of the Apes Her father, Donald Cole, was a consulting engineer, and died in 1926 when Kim was only 3 years old. Her mother, Grace Lind, once performed as a concert pianist. She had one brother who was eight years older than she, and she was educated at Miami Beach High. According to an in-depth article on Kim Hunter by Joseph Collura in the October 2009 issue of "Classic Images"...
4. Jessica Tandy Jessica Tandy Actress, Driving Miss Daisy A beloved, twinkly blue-eyed doyenne of stage and screen, actress Jessica Tandy's career spanned nearly six and a half decades. In that course of time, she enjoyed an amazing film renaissance at age 80, something unheard of in a town that worships youth and nubile beauty. She was born Jessie Alice Tandy in London in 1909...
5. Lorne Greene Lorne Greene Actor, Earthquake Lorne Greene was born Lyon Himan "Chaim" Greene on February 12, 1915 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He began acting while attending Canada's Queen's University, and after graduation got a job in radio broadcasting. His rich, deep, authoritarian voice quickly propelled him to prominence as Canada's top newscaster...
6. Paul Douglas Paul Douglas Actor, Panic in the Streets A rare breed this guy. Paul Douglas became an unlikely middle-aged cinema star by simply capitalizing on his big, burly, brash and boorish appeal to the nth degree. The 5'11", 200 lb. actor was a bold, unabashed risk taker. He forsook an extremely successful career as one of the country's top radio/sports announcers to prove his value as an actor...
7. Kevin McCarthy Kevin McCarthy Actor, Invasion of the Body Snatchers Handsome, chisel-jawed character actor Kevin McCarthy appeared in nearly 100 movies in a career that spanned seven decades. He also had some starring roles, most notably the horror cult classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers. He played the disillusioned son Biff Loman in the 1951 screen adaptation of Arthur Miller's classic Death of a Salesman...
8. Harold Gould Harold Gould Actor, The Sting Harold Gould earned a Ph.D. in theatre and taught speech and drama at Cornell University. Pursuing some off-Broadway work in the 1950s, he decided to practice what he preached, and became a full-time professional actor in the 1960s. He has appeared in hundreds of TV shows since, usually playing a father, grandfather or other authority figure.
9. Zakes Mokae Zakes Mokae Actor, Waterworld Born in Johannesburg, South Africa,actor Zakes Mokae was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and became one of the most distinguished thespians in South Africa for over two decades. Mokae was one of the few actors capable of crossing the divided racial sections, punctuated by his collaborations with white writer Athol Fugard...
10. John Sylvester White John Sylvester White Actor, Welcome Back (Pilot)
11. Dane Clark Dane Clark Actor, Moonrise He was born Bernard Zanville in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Cornell University and St. John's Law School (Brooklyn). When he had trouble finding work in the mid-1930s he tried boxing, baseball, construction, sales and modeling, among other jobs. From there he went into acting on Broadway ("Dead End"...
12. Chester Morris Chester Morris Actor, The Big House The Academy Award-nominated film actor Chester Morris, who will forever be associated with the character Boston Blackie, was born John Chester Brooks Morris in on February 16 1901 in New York City, the son of actor William Morris and comedienne Etta Hawkins. Chester Morris made his Broadway debut as a teenager in 1918 in the play "The Copperhead," in support of the great Lionel Barrymore...
13. Frank McHugh Frank McHugh Actor, Going My Way The parents of Frank McHugh ran their own stock company and he was on the stage as a child. When he was 10 he was part of an act that include his brother Matt McHugh and sister Kitty McHugh. After vaudeville and other stock companies, Frank debuted on Broadway "The Fall Guy" (1925). In 1930 he was hired at Warner Brothers as a contract player...
14. David Angell David Angell Writer, The Good Son A native of Rhode Island, Angell joined Cheers in 1983 as a staff writer; he'd been with Paramount Network Television ever since. Angell hooked up with Peter Casey and David Lee in 1985 and the trio became supervising producers on the hit comedy. Angell, Casey and Lee then formed Grub Street Prods....
15. Percy Helton Percy Helton Actor, 20000 Leagues Under the Sea One of the most familiar faces and voices in Hollywood films of the 1950s. Percy Helton acted almost from infancy, appearing in his father's vaudeville act. The famed Broadway producer David Belasco cast Helton in a succession of child roles over several years, giving the boy an invaluable grounding in the technique and spirit of the theatre...
16. Larry Gelbart Larry Gelbart Writer, Tootsie Author, writer and composer who was co-librettist for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum". He joined ASCAP in 1957, and his popular-song compositions include "Wallflower" and "Let's Go Steady".
17. Keith A. Glascoe Keith A. Glascoe Actor, Léon: The Professional
18. Berry Berenson Berry Berenson Actress, Cat People Born Berinthia Berenson in New York in 1948, Berenson was a noted photographer and actress and was the sister of model-turned-actress Marisa Berenson (of "Barry Lyndon" fame). Berenson met her husband, actor and star of Alfred Hitchcock's original version of Psycho, Anthony Perkins on the set of his film Play It As It Lays and married him in 1973...
19. Jim Carroll Jim Carroll Soundtrack, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial In the 1960s Jim Carroll was a basketball prodigy and a fountain of untapped talent. He was also progressively becoming an addict. Through his teenage years, he discovered love, loss, pain, joy, and everything in between which is thoroughly recounted in his infamous book "The Basketball Diaries". The...
20. Pat Corley Pat Corley Actor, Night Shift
21. Bella Darvi Bella Darvi Actress, Hell and High Water Bella Darvi became a 50s symbol for one of the many movie "Cinderellas" whose bright and beautiful Hollywood fairy tale would come crashing down, ending in bitterness and tragedy. A self-destructive brunette beauty, her life was full of misfortune. Of Polish/French descent, she miraculously survived the tortures of a WWII concentration camp as a youth...
22. Johnny Unitas Johnny Unitas Self, Homie the Clown Johnny Unitas played his collegiate career at the University of Louisville (1951-54), passing for 3,007 yards and 27 touchdowns. Unitas, who were number 19 as a professional, had his No. 16 collegiate uniform retired at Louisville, the lone number retired by the Cardinals. Known as "The Golden Arm"...
23. Masako Natsume Masako Natsume Actress, Onimasa
24. Kent Poole Kent Poole Actor, Hoosiers
25. Bernard Gorcey Bernard Gorcey Actor, The Great Dictator Bernard Gorcey was born in Russia in 1888, of Swiss and Jewish descent. Around 1914, he married a Catholic, Irish lady, Josephine Condon (born 1901), and they came to the USA to work in Vaudeville. Bernard was 4' 10" and Josie was 4' 11" and weighed 95 pounds. Bernard kept active in show biz, while Josie would stay home to have and raise their kids...
26. Fred Ebb Fred Ebb Soundtrack, Chicago
27. Felicia Tang Felicia Tang Actress, The Fast and the Furious
28. Louise Lewis Louise Lewis Actress, General Hospital
29. Max Fleischer Max Fleischer Producer, Gulliver's Travels
30. George Irving George Irving Actor, Bringing Up Baby George Irving was born in New York City in 1874. Beginning his film career in 1914, he was initially an Actor-director, until he switched exclusively to acting in the mid-20s and became a character actor until the later 40s. He died from a heart attack in Hollywood in 1961.
31. Peter Tosh Peter Tosh Soundtrack, Pineapple Express
32. Nikita Khrushchev Nikita Khrushchev Self, Finlandia Survey No 334 Nikita Khruschev was born on April 17, 1894, into a family of peasants in the village of Kalinovka, Kursk region, Russian Empire. He was raised among agricultural and mining workers. He studied for only two years at grammar school as a child. After the Russian Revolution he joined the Red Army, then joined the Communist party in 1918 and made a career as a politician...
33. O.E. Hasse O.E. Hasse Actor, I Confess
34. Tin Welch Tin Welch Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
35. Daria Cassini Daria Cassini Actress, Bagnomaria
36. Fletcher Bowron Fletcher Bowron Actor, Tax Refund
37. Ben Frank Ben Frank Actor, Death Wish II Lanky, tough-looking American character actor, whose narrow-eyes and icy delivery were a particularly effective combination for impersonating ex-cons, thugs, or police officers - not all of whom could be counted upon to be on the right side of the law, either. Ben was in show business from an early age...
38. Jimmy Fontana Jimmy Fontana Soundtrack, About Time
39. Richard Oswald Richard Oswald Director, Different from the Others Director and producer of many German as well as a few American, British and French films, Richard Oswald started making films in 1914 and shortly formed his own production company. After making many successful films and discovering several important performers, he fled his homeland after the Nazi takeover and eventually settled in the US...
40. Sammy Reese Sammy Reese Actor, In the Heat of the Night
41. Kô Nakahira Kô Nakahira Director, Crazed Fruit
42. Darryl Theirse Darryl Theirse Actor, Chicago Cab Born and raised in Hempstead, N.Y. He earned degrees from Brown University and the Yale School of Drama. He moved to New York, where he performed in an off-Broadway production of "Jeffrey" and "Playboy of the West Indies" at the Lincoln Center. Relocated to San Antonio, Texas for his television/film debut in the miniseries "Heaven and Hell: North and South...
43. Mikel Conrad Mikel Conrad Actor, The Flying Saucer
44. Anna Townsend Anna Townsend Actress, Grandma's Boy
45. Stuart Golland Stuart Golland Actor, Emmerdale
46. Marianne Hold Marianne Hold Actress, Marianne of My Youth Marianne Hold (born as Marianne Weiss in East Prussia) was a singer, stage and film actress. She made more than 35 films. Some of her best were Ave Maria, Marianne of My Youth, Like Once Lili Marleen and Die Fischerin vom Bodensee.
47. Charles Cantor Charles Cantor Actor, Jack Renews Driver's License
48. Shirley Chambers Shirley Chambers Actress, The Half Naked Truth Shirley Chambers was notorious as Hollywood's First Dumb Blonde. She began her film career at the dawn of talking pictures and was the first 'dumb blonde' at R.K.O Studios, making whoopee in light comedies, and fluffy musicals. Born in Seattle, Washington, her family moved to California when she was in her infancy...
49. Lynn Angell Lynn Angell Thanks, Don Juan in Hell: Part 2
50. Frank Singuineau Frank Singuineau Actor, An American Werewolf in London
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