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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. 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"...
3. Andy Whitfield Andy Whitfield Actor, Gabriel
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. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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.
8. John Sylvester White John Sylvester White Actor, Welcome Back (Pilot)
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. 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"...
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 David Angell was a multiple Emmy Award winner as the creator/executive producer, along with Peter Casey and David Lee, of the hit comedy series Frasier. David was born in West Barrington, RI, and he received a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Providence College. He entered the army upon graduation and served at the Pentagon until 1972...
15. 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...
16. Larry Gelbart Larry Gelbart Writer, Tootsie The gift of provoking laughter came early to Larry Gelbart and has never deserted him. His distinguished career as a writer of comedy reads like a history of the art over the last 40 years. His writing credits date back to the Golden Age of radio, thanks in part to his father. The elder Gelbart was a barber in Beverly Hills who made it a point to tell his clients...
17. 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...
18. Pat Corley Pat Corley Actor, Night Shift
19. Keith A. Glascoe Keith A. Glascoe Actor, Léon: The Professional
20. 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...
21. Max Fleischer Max Fleischer Producer, Gulliver's Travels
22. 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.
23. Dave Sebastian Dave Sebastian Miscellaneous Crew, Copacabana
24. Felicia Tang Felicia Tang Actress, The Fast and the Furious
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. Sam Reese Sam Reese Actor, In the Heat of the Night
27. Masako Natsume Masako Natsume Actress, Onimasa
28. Kent Poole Kent Poole Actor, Hoosiers
29. 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...
30. 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...
31. Louise Lewis Louise Lewis Actress, General Hospital
32. Janine M. Clark Janine M. Clark Production Manager, Antibody
33. Peter Tosh Peter Tosh Soundtrack, Pineapple Express
34. Fred Ebb Fred Ebb Soundtrack, Chicago
35. O.E. Hasse O.E. Hasse Actor, I Confess
36. Jimmy Fontana Jimmy Fontana Soundtrack, About Time
37. Daria Cassini Daria Cassini Actress, Bagnomaria
38. 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"...
39. Leonard Carey Leonard Carey Actor, Rebecca
40. Stuart Golland Stuart Golland Actor, Emmerdale
41. John Dodsworth John Dodsworth Actor, The Maze
42. Tin Welch Tin Welch Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
43. Kô Nakahira Kô Nakahira Director, Crazed Fruit
44. Brenda Forbes Brenda Forbes Actress, Mrs. Miniver Brenda Forbes was best known for her distinguished career on the Broadway stage, where she first made an indelible impression as Elizabeth Barrett's (Katharine Cornell's) maid Wilson in 'The Barretts of Wimpole Street' (1935). Born to a theatrical family, Brenda left her native England while in her teens to join her mother (Mary Forbes)...
45. 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...
46. 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...
47. 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...
48. Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson Self, O Fabuloso Fittipaldi Ronnie Peterson was probably the most famous and most successful Swede ever to race in F1. He started his F1 career in 1970, driving for March, before moving to Lotus in 1973. In 1973 and 1974, he won 7 Grands Prix, and finished third and fifth in the championship respectively. Moving back to March in 1976...
49. T.J. Hargrave T.J. Hargrave Actor, Guiding Light
50. Lucille Powers Lucille Powers Actress, The Texas Bad Man Lucille Powers born in San Antonio, Texas in 1911. Gorgeous brunette who made her film debut as Miss Witherspoon in the silent comedy/drama 'Three Weekends' directed by Clarence G. Badger and starring Clara Bow for the Paramount Film Company in 1928 afterwards starred in a handful of early talkies including...
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