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1. Frank Morgan Frank Morgan Actor, The Wizard of Oz Jovial, somewhat flamboyant Frank Morgan (born Francis Wuppermann) will forever be remembered as the title character in The Wizard of Oz, but he was a veteran and respected actor long before he played that part, and turned in outstanding performances both before and after that film. One of 11 children of a wealthy manufacturer...
2. Russ Meyer Russ Meyer Director, Up! The son of a policeman and a nurse, Russ Meyer began winning prizes at 15 with his amateur films. He spent World War II in Europe as a combat cameraman. After the war, he became a professional photographer, shooting some of the earliest Playboy centerfolds. He made his film directorial debut with The Immoral Mr. Teas...
3. Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Soundtrack, Almost Famous Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, on November 27, 1942. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from alcoholism, Hendrix was sent to live with relatives in Berkeley, California...
4. Franchot Tone Franchot Tone Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty Franchot Tone was born into a well-to-do upstate New York family. Tone traveled the world with his parents and attended various schools, including The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, from which he was dismissed "for being a subtle influence for disorder throughout the fall term." He entered Cornell University...
5. Ken Norton Ken Norton Self, Facing Ali
6. Richard C. Sarafian Richard C. Sarafian Director, Vanishing Point
7. Pamela Brown Pamela Brown Actress, Cleopatra Pamela Brown trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Her first appearance was as "Juliet" in "Romeo and Juliet" at Stratford-on-Avon in 1936. She followed this with a variety of roles for the Old Vic Company in London. She appeared on Broadway in the 1947 production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde...
8. Aja Aja Actress, The Case of the Sensuous Sinners Although Florida-born Aja had a short (five-year) career in adult films, it was a memorable one. She only made 80 movies in those four years, but she was a star almost from the beginning of her career. Generally regarded as one of the most naturally beautiful women to have entered the business, her...
9. Francis McDonald Francis McDonald Actor, The Ten Commandments Francis J. McDonald - not a name to bring ready recognition-but a look at the face reminds one of many old movie roles indeed. His career as an actor literally spanned from early silent films and the great silver screen era of sound film to follow on through the golden age of television. His screen credits...
10. Peg Entwistle Peg Entwistle Actress, Thirteen Women Peg Entwistle was born Lillian Millicent Entwistle, on Wednesday, July 1st, 1908 in Port Talbot, Wales. Growing up, she was interested in the stage and when she became older she worked primarily as a stage actress. Peg wanted to have a shot at Hollywood. She was enthralled with the lifestyle and wanted...
11. Annabella Annabella Actress, Le Million At age 16, Annabella was chosen by Abel Gance to appear in Napoleon. In the 30s, she became a star of French movies. She made movies in numerous other countries, before being called to Hollywood in 1938, where she met and married Tyrone Power. She remained in the USA until 1947. Then she attempted a comeback in France. She retired from show business in 1954.
12. Marta Heflin Marta Heflin Actress, The King of Comedy
13. Sheila Ryan Sheila Ryan Actress, Road House
14. David Hugh Jones David Hugh Jones Director, A Christmas Carol
15. Edna Best Edna Best Actress, The Man Who Knew Too Much Genteel, lady-like British actress who was a much respected theatrical star in the 1920's and 30's, both in her own country and in the United States. Born in Hove, Sussex, in March 1900, she took to the stage at the age of seventeen, as Ela Delahay in 'Charley's Aunt'. She played Peter Pan three years later and married the first of her actor husbands...
16. John Bromfield John Bromfield Actor, Revenge of the Creature The name may be hard-pressed to anyone but the most devoted film buffs, but dark-haired actor John Bromfield was a "B"-level leading man during the late 1950s. Possessed with a fine build and square-faced handsomeness, he was somewhat of a blend between Steve Cochran and Rory Calhoun, both 1950s hunks...
17. Peter Denyer Peter Denyer Actor, Never Too Young to Rock Peter Denyer was born on 20th August 1947 in Dartford, Kent, England. His first professional acting role at the age of 19, credited him as "3rd Workman" in "The Stirrings in Sheffield on Saturday Night" at The Playhouse in Sheffield in 1966. He is best remembered as the dim-witted but likeable "Dennis Dunstable" in the popular London Weekend Television comedy series Please Sir!...
18. Ernie Coombs Ernie Coombs Actor, Casey's Spaghetti Lunch Beloved kids performer Ernie Coombs was a fixture on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, "CBC," for three decades. Coombs was lured to Canada in 1963 by the progressive ideas of the public broadcasting system, beginning his career as an assistant puppeteer on a CBC series that featured another soon-to-be-legendary kid's entertainer...
19. Herbert W. Spencer Herbert W. Spencer Music Department, Star Wars
20. Peter Kastner Peter Kastner Actor, You're a Big Boy Now Peter Kastner graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with a degree in Modern European History. He studied also at UCLA for a Masters degree in that field but put those studies aside to pursue acting work. He was a lifelong learner, most recently teaching himself Yiddish in the original Hebrew script.
21. Hazel Brooks Hazel Brooks Actress, Body and Soul
22. Ann Shoemaker Ann Shoemaker Actress, My Favorite Wife
23. James Gavin James Gavin Actor, Coogan's Bluff
24. Vitas Gerulaitis Vitas Gerulaitis Self, Musicourt
25. Lona Andre Lona Andre Actress, Slaves in Bondage An attractive actress whose major feature was her cute dimples, Lona Andre played leads in minor films and supporting roles in major films for most of her career. Her four-day marriage to actor Edward Norris must have set some kind of record. After her screen career was over, she became a businesswoman, finding much more success there than she had in films.
26. William R. Thompkins William R. Thompkins Actor, Incident at Deadhorse: Part II
27. Harvey Parry Harvey Parry Stunts, Escape from New York
28. Cap Somers Cap Somers Actor, The Thing from Another World Cap Somers was a bit actor and stuntman. He came to be known as Cap after returning from France during WWI as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a child who grew up around the New Jersey fisheries, he was nicknamed "Fimp" for his lispy pronunciation of shrimp. Fredrick was a descendant of the Somers Family of Somers Point...
29. Wayne A. Finkelman Wayne A. Finkelman Costume Designer, Scrooged
30. Yasuki Chiba Yasuki Chiba Director, Shitamachi
31. Ulrich Beiger Ulrich Beiger Actor, The Great Escape
32. Zoe Miller Zoe Miller Actress, Prozac Nation
33. Jean Ruth Jean Ruth Actress, At War with the Army
34. James Bacon James Bacon Actor, Escape from the Planet of the Apes
35. Augusto Genina Augusto Genina Director, Bengasi
36. Yasujirô Shimazu Yasujirô Shimazu Director, Our Neighbor, Miss Yae
37. Sally Brophy Sally Brophy Actress, The Children's Hour
38. Geraldine Hall Geraldine Hall Actress, Ace in the Hole
39. Nora Nicholson Nora Nicholson Actress, A Town Like Alice
40. Asit Sen Asit Sen Actor, Anand
41. Helen Jay Helen Jay Actress, The Deadly Mantis
42. Klara Rumyanova Klara Rumyanova Actress, Junior and Karlson
43. Pearl Hackney Pearl Hackney Actress, Yanks
44. Howard Mann Howard Mann Actor, Malibu's Most Wanted
45. Josef Vinklár Josef Vinklár Actor, Andelská tvár
46. Jack Lester Jack Lester Actor, The Last Unicorn
47. Harold F. Kress Harold F. Kress Editor, The Poseidon Adventure Educated at UCLA, Harold F. Kress entered the film business in the late 1930s as an editor. Although he directed a few documentaries and made a stab at directing features, his real niche was as an editor, and he became one of the most respected editors in the industry, winning an Academy Award for editing How the West Was Won and another for The Towering Inferno.
48. Claude King Claude King Actor, Arrowsmith
49. Jo Herbst Jo Herbst Actor, Rosemary
50. Eugene Joseff Eugene Joseff Costume and Wardrobe Department, Casablanca
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