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1. Richard Basehart Richard Basehart Actor, La Strada 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.
2. Red Skelton Red Skelton Self, Red Skelton: A Royal Command Performance 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...
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. 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...
6. Frankie Vaughan Frankie Vaughan Self, Episode #2.6 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...
7. Paul Savage Paul Savage Writer, Murder to a Jazz Beat
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Christian Nyby Christian Nyby Director, The Thing from Another World 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...
13. Eleanor Mondale Eleanor Mondale Actress, Drop Dead Fred
14. Jonathan Moore Jonathan Moore Actor, Amadeus
15. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Farishta
16. Berkeley Harris Berkeley Harris Actor, Guiding Light
17. Paula Yates Paula Yates Self, Sex with Paula
18. George Sawaya George Sawaya Actor, Batman: The Movie
19. Mihalis Giannatos Mihalis Giannatos Actor, Midnight Express
20. Luana Strode Luana Strode Actress, Once Upon a Time in the West
21. Elaine Lee Elaine Lee Actress, The Sum of Us Elaine Lee had worked extensively in theatre and radio in her native South Africa prior to settling in Australia in 1970. In 1972 she was one of the original cast members of groundbreaking serial Number 96 in which she played smouldering older sex-symbol Vera Collins and suffered through a series of ill-fated love affairs with various shady men...
22. China Zorrilla China Zorrilla Actress, Elsa & 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...
23. Patricia Phoenix Patricia Phoenix Actress, The L-Shaped Room 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...
24. Dem Radulescu Dem Radulescu Actor, The Miscellaneous Brigade on the Watch
25. Patricia Kennedy Patricia Kennedy Self, Episode #2.1
26. Vladimir Basov Vladimir Basov Actor, Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures Vladimir Basov was a notable Soviet actor and director best known for the leading role as Bruno in Shchit i mech, which he also directed, and his numerous supporting roles, such as Floor Polisher in Walking the Streets of Moscow (aka.. Walking the Streets of Moscow (1963), among other works. He was born Vladimir Pavlovich Basov on September 17...
27. Dieter Schidor Dieter Schidor Actor, The Cross of Iron
28. Walter Marsh Walter Marsh Actor, Unforgiven
29. George Hamilton IV George Hamilton IV Soundtrack, A Perfect World
30. Pierre Segui Pierre Segui Actor, The Deer Hunter
31. June Horne June Horne Actress, A Very Young Lady
32. Rose Parenti Rose Parenti Actress, Sister Act
33. Spiro Agnew Spiro Agnew Self, America Revisited
34. Sadao Yamanaka Sadao Yamanaka Writer, Priest of Darkness
35. Barbara Drew Barbara Drew Actress, Some Like It Hot
36. Carol Henry Carol Henry Actor, Maniac
37. Riccardo Cucciolla Riccardo Cucciolla Actor, Sacco & Vanzetti
38. Kristian Almgren Kristian Almgren Actor, Fanny and Alexander Only 10 years old, Kristian starred in Ingmar Bergman's "Fanny and Alexander", where he played the role Putte. In the Swedish duo Hasse & Tages satirical film "garbage" from 1981, he played little Laban. At 15 Fabian, played in the movie "Pirates of the Lake". In the late 1980s, Christian worked at community youth center...
39. 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...
40. Bert Kalmar Bert Kalmar Soundtrack, The Green Mile Vaudevillian, song-and-dance man, tent show magician and juggler Bert Kalmar turned to writing parodies for the stage after a knee injury put an end to his performing career. However, at the urging of composer Ted Snyder, he soon put his talents to better use as a writer of popular songs. A chance encounter with pianist cum 'song plugger' Harry Ruby at Snyder & Waterson...
41. Art Baer Art Baer Writer, Reverend Kommandant Klink
42. Jerry Sherman Jerry Sherman Actor, The Heartbreak Kid
43. 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...
44. Clifford Smith Clifford Smith Director, Ace Drummond
45. Jay Stewart Jay Stewart Self, Jeopardy!
46. Ken Trietsch Ken Trietsch Actor, The Arkansas Swing
47. Joan Gardner Joan Gardner Actress, The Scarlet Pimpernel
48. Marilyn Cantor Baker Marilyn Cantor Baker Writer, Sidney Shorr: A Girl's Best Friend
49. Ernest Morris Ernest Morris Director, The Tell-Tale Heart
50. Erich Hallhuber Erich Hallhuber Actor, Amen.
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