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1. Charmian Carr Charmian Carr Actress, The Sound of Music Charmian Carr was born Charmian Farnon on December 27, 1942. She got her name because, supposedly, her father liked the name after reading William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra". Charmian was the name of one of Cleopatra's maids. She was the second of three daughters. Her mother, Rita Oehmen, had been a vaudeville actress with her brother Eddy...
2. Richard Basehart Richard Basehart Actor, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Richard Basehart came to Hollywood in 1947, after beginning an acting career on Broadway. He made his mark in the gritty film-noir classic He Walked by Night, among others, and proved his versatility in several international productions, most notably in Federico Fellini's poignant masterpiece La Strada.
3. Dick Durock Dick Durock Actor, Stand by Me Big, brawny, and imposing actor and stuntman Dick Durock was born on January 18, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana. The fourth of five children; he grew up in South Bend, Indiana and New Jersey. After serving a stint in the Marine Corps and briefly working as a computer programmer, Durock went to Hollywood to eke out a career in show business...
4. James Griffith James Griffith Actor, The Killing Ideal for playing swarthy villains, James Griffith's tall, dark and gaunt features and shady countenance invaded hundreds of film and TV dramas (and a few comedies) throughout his career on-camera. Highlighted by his arched brows, hooded eyes and prominent proboscis, heavy character work would be his largest source of income for nearly four decades...
5. Henry T. Weinstein Henry T. Weinstein Producer, Runaway Train
6. Akim Tamiroff Akim Tamiroff Actor, Touch of Evil Though born in Russia and having a Russian-sounding name, Akim Tamiroff is actually of Armenian descent. At 19 he decided to pursue acting as a career and was chosen from among 500 applicants to the Moscow Art Theater School. There he studied under the great Konstantin Stanislavski, and launched a stage career...
7. Red Skelton Red Skelton Writer, The Red Skelton Hour The son of a former circus clown turned grocer and a cleaning woman, Red Skelton was introduced to show business at the age of seven by Ed Wynn, at a vaudeville show in Vincennes. At age 10, he left home to travel with a medicine show through the Midwest, and joined the vaudeville circuit at age 15...
8. Iris Adrian Iris Adrian Actress, The Odd Couple Sugar, Pepper, Pearl, Sunny, Goldie, Bubbles, all those are nicknames borne by petite actress Iris Adrian in several of the 160 movies she made. With such names, don't expect to see her playing Joan of Ark or Electra but it remains that all these pet names reflect her winning femininity, its sweetness...
9. Brian Hall Brian Hall Actor, The Long Good Friday Actor Brian Hall was best known for his role as Terry the cook in the BBC comedy series Fawlty Towers. He began acting while still in his teens in amateur shows where his burly frame made him ideal casting for villains and heavies. After leaving school he worked as a taxi driver before he was spotted by theatrical agent Richard Ireson who persuaded him that his talent lay in theatre...
10. Suzan Farmer Suzan Farmer Actress, Dracula: Prince of Darkness
11. Feodor Chaliapin Jr. Feodor Chaliapin Jr. Actor, The Name of the Rose Feodor Fedorovich Chaliapin Jr. was born October 6, 1905, in Moscow, Russia. He was the youngest of six children. His father was the world-famous Russian Opera basso Feodor Chaliapin Sr.. His mother, Iola Tornagi, was a prima-ballerina who quit the stage after her marriage and became a caring mother of six children...
12. Bobby Heenan Bobby Heenan Actor, AWA All-Star Wrestling
13. Patricia Phoenix Patricia Phoenix Actress, Coronation Street Bold, brassy and larger than life, Pat Phoenix was television's favourite scarlet woman. For nearly 25 years, she dominated the soap opera Coronation Street in the role of Elsie Tanner and sent shivers down the spines of Britain's menfolk twice a week. With her low cut cleavage, she was known as "the...
14. Grady Sutton Grady Sutton Actor, Anchors Aweigh Grady Sutton was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He arrived in California in 1924. He got his first break in Hollywood from director William A. Seiter who used him as an extra in The Mad Whirl starring May McAvoy. Grady remained a Hollywood staple for the next 55 years. He specialized in playing naive...
15. Paula Yates Paula Yates Self, The Tube
16. Jay Stewart Jay Stewart Actor, You Don't Say
17. Berkeley Harris Berkeley Harris Actor, Guiding Light
18. C. Martin Croker C. Martin Croker Actor, Aqua Teen Hunger Force Clay Martin Croker showed talent for drawing at a very early age; no blank piece of paper stayed that way long. His first love was of dinosaurs, then Godzilla, Gamera, Ultraman and eventually comic book characters. As a kid, Clay would recite Tex Avery and Chuck Jones cartoons verbatim - flawlessly providing all the accompanying voices...
19. Christian Nyby Christian Nyby Director, It's a Great Life Christian Nyby, the television and movie director who achieved acclaim as a film editor before moving into the director's chair, was born on September 1, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. He made his reputation as a cutter during the 1940s, when he worked with the great helmer Howard Hawks, winning...
20. Eleanor Mondale Eleanor Mondale Actress, Drop Dead Fred
21. Barbara Drew Barbara Drew Actress, Some Like It Hot
22. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Farishta
23. Rose Parenti Rose Parenti Actress, Sister Act
24. Sloane Shelton Sloane Shelton Actress, Another World
25. Patricia Kennedy Patricia Kennedy Self, V.I.P.-Schaukel
26. Riccardo Cucciolla Riccardo Cucciolla Actor, Rabid Dogs
27. George Sawaya George Sawaya Actor, Batman: The Movie
28. Pierre Segui Pierre Segui Actor, The Deer Hunter
29. China Zorrilla China Zorrilla Actress, Elsa y Fred Actor, director and writer China Zorrilla was born in Uruguay in 1922. She grew up in Paris and studied theater in London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and New York. The preeminent actor of the celebrated Uruguayan Comedy during the 1950s-1960s she was directed by the legendary Margarita Xirgu; and starred of more than 50 plays, appearing also in Madrid and Paris...
30. Joan Gardner Joan Gardner Actress, The Scarlet Pimpernel
31. Frankie Vaughan Frankie Vaughan Self, The Frankie Vaughan Show He was a British pop singing star with Top 10, hits including "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" and "Green Door". He studied at Leeds College of Art, but switched to show business after his audition succeeded and led to week's work in music hall. He went on to stardom as "Mr. Moonlight" in English variety-show world...
32. Jerry Sherman Jerry Sherman Actor, The Heartbreak Kid
33. Carol Henry Carol Henry Actor, Maniac
34. Humberto Solás Humberto Solás Director, Barrio Cuba One of the great filmmakers of revolutionary Cuba, Humberto Solás entered the film industry as a teenager, and made his first short at 18. After taking a film course at Centro Sperimentale de Cinema in Rome, he made a big impression with his 1966 medium-lenght fiction "Manuela", the first of many films dedicated to the Cuban woman...
35. Walter Marsh Walter Marsh Actor, Unforgiven
36. Luana Strode Luana Strode Actress, Once Upon a Time in the West
37. Jonathan Moore Jonathan Moore Actor, Amadeus
38. Treena Kerr Treena Kerr Writer, The Galloping Gourmet
39. Paul Savage Paul Savage Writer, Gunsmoke
40. Pattie Daly Caruso Pattie Daly Caruso Actress, Do It or Die
41. Dem Radulescu Dem Radulescu Actor, B.D. la munte si la mare
42. Claudia Morgan Claudia Morgan Actress, The Edge of Night For many years, Claudia Morgan was a popular actress on radio. She starred as "Nora Charles" on The Adventures Of The Thin Man on radio, which costarred Les Tremayne, David Gothard and Les Damon at various times as "Detective Nick Charles". Morgan was also regularly featured on such radio shows as Against The Storm...
43. Spiro Agnew Spiro Agnew Self, America Revisited
44. Mihalis Giannatos Mihalis Giannatos Actor, Midnight Express
45. George Hamilton IV George Hamilton IV Soundtrack, A Perfect World
46. Kate Guinzburg Kate Guinzburg Miscellaneous Crew, Ghostbusters Kate Guinzburg worked as Michelle Pfeiffer's producing partner. Together they formed their own production company, Via Rosa Productions from 1990 until the year 2000.
47. Bob Blackman Bob Blackman Self, World of Laughter
48. Dieter Schidor Dieter Schidor Actor, Cross of Iron
49. Sadao Yamanaka Sadao Yamanaka Writer, Kôchiyama Sôshun
50. Francis Compton Francis Compton Actor, Witness for the Prosecution
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