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1. Tupac Shakur Tupac Shakur Soundtrack, Django Unchained Notorious 25-year-old gangsta MC and actor Tupac Shakur was shot and killed before he had a chance to fulfill the promise of a successful career in both fields. He was born in New York City and his mother, Afeni Shakur, was a member of the Black Panther Party. Shakur spent much of his youth in Harlem...
2. Dorothy McGuire Dorothy McGuire Actress, Gentleman's Agreement A genuine model of sincerity, practicality and dignity in most of the roles she inhabited, actress Dorothy McGuire offered Tinseltown more talent than it probably knew what to do with. A quiet, passive beauty, she had a soothing quality to her open-faced looks and voice. She was a natural when he came...
3. Frank Silva Frank Silva Actor, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me A native of central California, Frank Silva majored in theater at San Francisco State University where he received a master's degree in light design. He worked with director David Lynch on several of his movies (Dune, Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart) as a prop master and set decorator. While Silva was working...
4. Betty Field Betty Field Actress, Picnic Boston-born thespian Betty Field was born in the year 1913, the daughter of a salesman and his wife. Ancestors on her father's side were Mayflower colonists Priscilla and John Alden. Her parents divorced while she was still young and Betty eventually learned to speak Spanish while traveling with her mother to various Spanish-speaking countries during her childhood...
5. Paul Burke Paul Burke Actor, The Thomas Crown Affair Tall, dark, and handsome is how Hollywood liked their leading men back in the 1950s and 1960s, and actor Paul Burke certainly fit the bill. While his career fell short of outright stardom, he managed to stand out in a couple of acclaimed TV cop series series in the 1960s and "enjoyed" semi-cult notice by co-starring in one of the screen's most celebrated turkeys of all time...
6. Philip Ober Philip Ober Actor, North by Northwest Philip Ober's bald head, stern bearing and booming voice made him a natural for the roles of business executives, high-ranking military officers and other authority figures he played so well. A Princeton University graduate, Ober spent years as an advertising executive for several different national magazines before switching careers to acting...
7. Mervyn LeRoy Mervyn LeRoy Director, Quo Vadis The great San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 was a tragedy for Mervyn Leroy. While he and his father managed to survive, they lost everything they had. To make money, Leroy sold newspapers and entered talent contests as a singer. When he entered vaudeville, his act was "LeRoy and Cooper--Two Kids and a Piano"...
8. Jack Garner Jack Garner Actor, My Fellow Americans
9. Tom O'Rourke Tom O'Rourke Actor, Guiding Light Thomas O'Rourke was a war baby, born in New York City in Greenwich Village. He was raised in Indiana,until his parents divorced and he returned to New York City's Upper Westside to live with his grandparents. He was ambitious and hardworking even at this young age. To help out with expenses, he bought a bike and delivered newspapers and laundry to the large...
10. Leopold Stokowski Leopold Stokowski Soundtrack, Fantasia Leopold Stokowski, the most flamboyant conductor of the 20th century, was as famous for his flashy effects as for his music-making. Although always acclaimed as technically a great conductor, he was, until recently, looked down on by intellectuals and ultraserious critics as a conductor who often cheapened the music for popular acceptance...
11. Arcadia Lake Arcadia Lake Actress, Babylon Pink It has not been revealed for certain where Arcadia Lake was born, where she went to school or where she died. Ron Jeremy has said she was teaching a college physical education aerobics class before beginning her adult film career. In Show World--a Times Square sex emporium--around 1977, she met Eric Edwards while dancing on the live stage...
12. Adrian Adrian Costume Designer, The Wizard of Oz Adrian Adolph Greenburg, born in Naugatuck, Connecticut, March 3, 1903, to Gilbert and Helena (Pollack) Greenburg. He began his professional career while still attending the New York School for Fine and Applied Arts by contributing to the costumes for "George White's Scandals" in 1921. He is credited for that production by his created name of Gilbert Adrian...
13. Delos V. Smith Jr. Delos V. Smith Jr. Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest American character actor and producer/director. A third-generation Kansan, raised in Hutchinson, Kansas, Smith was the son of Delos V. Smith and Bessie Bloom. He was Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Kansas, participated in the first Round the World University Afloat, attended graduate school at Harvard...
14. Sara Allgood Sara Allgood Actress, How Green Was My Valley Dublin-born Sara Allgood started her acting career in her native country with the famed Abbey Theatre. From there she traveled to he English stage, where she played for many years before making her film debut in 1918. Her warm, open Irish face meant that she spent a lot of time playing Irish mothers...
15. Paul Wegener Paul Wegener Actor, The Golem
16. Jimmy Herman Jimmy Herman Actor, Dances with Wolves
17. Fay Roope Fay Roope Actor, Viva Zapata!
18. John Calley John Calley Producer, The Da Vinci Code Calley was born the son of a car salesman in Jersey City, New Jersey, and attended Columbia University before briefly serving in the Army. At NBC, he started in the mail room and moved up through the ranks from from 1951-57 in a still-young TV industry, from sale and production before settling in as director of nighttime programming...
19. Harry Crane Harry Crane Writer, The Harvey Girls Harry Crane, whose career began in stand-up comedy at the age of nineteen, was a very prolific screenwriter for movies and television over a span of fifty years. After beginning in stand-up comedy, Crane became a screenwriter for MGM Studios. He wrote scripts for movies such as Air Raid Wardens, which starred Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy...
20. Georges Guétary Georges Guétary Actor, An American in Paris When we hear songs like "Rambino" and " Ciao Ciao Bambino" the name of Georges Guétary cames to one's mind. But also as a producer of " Bless the bride", "Latin Quartier" in London and "Arms and the girl" on Broadway, he added light and charm to show business. The last show to celebrate 50 years of perfomances was staged at the Robino's in Paris...
21. Elias Disney Elias Disney Uncategorised
22. George Wallace George Wallace Self, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment George Corley Wallace (August 25, 1919 - September 13, 1998), elected Governor of Alabama as a Democrat four times (1962, 1970, 1974 & 1982) and four-time candidate for President (1964, 1968, 1972 & 1976). Though he is best known for his belligerent defense of segregation, going so far as to block the door of the University of Alabama to prevent its desegregation under federal fiat...
23. Arnold Laven Arnold Laven Producer, The Glory Guys Laven, Jules V. Levy and Arthur Gardner met in 1943 in the First Motion Picture Unit of the Army Air Force. They were stationed at the Hal Roach Studio in Culver City, California (with other notables such as Capt. Ronald Reagan, Capt. Clark Gable and Lt. William Holden, making training films...
24. Benno Sterzenbach Benno Sterzenbach Actor, La Grande Vadrouille
25. Ann Richards Ann Richards Self, Ann Richards' Texas
26. Joachim Hansen Joachim Hansen Actor, Anne of Green Gables Joachim Hansen was the 'poster boy' for German movie officers in films of the 1950's and 60's. Masculine and of commanding presence, he portrayed such historical figures as Luftwaffe ace Hans Joachim Marseille in The Star of Africa and Generaloberst Alfred Jodl in The Winds of War and War and Remembrance. His many international credits as men in uniform include Captain Baumann in The Bridge at Remagen...
27. Felix Bowness Felix Bowness Actor, Queen of the Blues
28. Charles Regnier Charles Regnier Actor, Monsieur Gangster
29. Joe Pasternak Joe Pasternak Producer, Anchors Aweigh The son of an out-of-work bookkeeper, Pasternak arrived in the U.S. from Hungary in 1921. After working in a belt factory in Philadelphia, he moved to New York where he plucked chickens and worked in a cafeteria. Becoming increasingly infatuated with the film business, it didn't take him long to find...
30. Joaquin Garay Joaquin Garay Actor, The Three Caballeros Joaquin appeared in It Happened One Night, singing The Man On the Flying Trapeze in the 2nd and 3rd verses in the bus scene. He went on to appear in several films already listed. He is best known for his lively character of Ponchito, the Rooster, in Disney's The Three Cabelleros.
31. Anjaan Anjaan Soundtrack, You Don't Mess with the Zohan
32. Roland Blanche Roland Blanche Actor, La Femme Nikita
33. Victor Paul Victor Paul Stunts, Die Hard
34. Else Hvidhøj Else Hvidhøj Actress, Far til fire på Bornholm
35. Reza Beyk Imanverdi Reza Beyk Imanverdi Actor, Mafia Killer
36. Judy Jordan Judy Jordan Self, The Jackie Gleason Show
37. Steven Craig Steven Craig Actor, Plunge
38. Max Reddy Max Reddy Actor, The Breakout
39. Marie Denn Marie Denn Actress, Night of the Demons
40. Igor Sakharov Igor Sakharov Actor, Bolshoe kosmicheskoe puteshestvie
41. Jane Baxter Jane Baxter Actress, We Live Again A distinguished stage and film actress Jane Baxter was one of the most glamorous performers on the London stage. Winston Churchill, an ardent fan, once described her as, "that charming lady who grace personifies all that is best in British womanhood". Her stage career spanned half a century and she is best remembered for her role in "Dial M For Murder"...
42. David Bacon David Bacon Actor, The Masked Marvel
43. Paul Hunt Paul Hunt Producer, Merlin Paul Hunt began making films in 1965 under the pseudonym H.P. Edwards. His first film was The Psychedelics, followed by Blow the Man Down, "Jefferson Hotel" (1966), "Sweet Smoke" (1967) and 60+ others. He was also the cinematographer and editor on most of them. His company, Canyon Films, became one of...
44. Danny Roddick Danny Roddick Actor, Amazônia: Release
45. Jack Kirk Jack Kirk Actor, Zorro's Black Whip
46. Robert Riesel Robert Riesel Actor, Lifebomb
47. Laura Solari Laura Solari Actress, Roman Holiday
48. Lillian Molieri Lillian Molieri Actress, The Creature Walks Among Us
49. Dallas Mitchell Dallas Mitchell Actor, Charlie X
50. Wiktor Andersson Wiktor Andersson Actor, Loffe the Tramp
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