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1. Polly Bergen Polly Bergen Actress, Cry-Baby In a six-decade-plus career (she started out as a radio performer at age 14), there are very few facets of entertainment that lovely singer/actress Polly Bergen has not conquered or, at the very least, touched upon. A nightclub and Columbia recording artist of the 50s and 60s, she is just as well known for her film and Emmy-winning dramatic performances as she is for her wry comedic gifts...
2. Roy Kinnear Roy Kinnear Actor, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the original members of the television series That Was the Week That Was...
3. Zita Johann Zita Johann Actress, The Mummy
4. Glenn Strange Glenn Strange Actor, Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein At various times in his life a rancher, deputy sheriff and rodeo performer, this huge, towering (6' 5") beast of a man was born George Glenn Strange in Weed, New Mexico, on August 16, 1899, but grew up a real-life cowboy in Cross Cut, Texas. Of Irish and Cherokee Indian descent, he taught himself (by ear) the fiddle and guitar at a young age and started performing at local functions as a teen...
5. Tom Busby Tom Busby Actor, The Dirty Dozen
6. George Sluizer George Sluizer Director, The Vanishing
7. James Westerfield James Westerfield Actor, On the Waterfront
8. Sven Nykvist Sven Nykvist Cinematographer, What's Eating Gilbert Grape Sven Nykvist was considered by many in the industry to be one of the world's greatest cinematographers. During his long career that spanned almost half a century, Nyvist perfected the art of cinematography to its most simple attributes, and he helped give the films he had worked on the simplest and most natural look imaginable...
9. Eric Lynch Eric Lynch Self, Weekend
10. Jackie Moran Jackie Moran Actor, Gone with the Wind One of the lesser remembered but quite active child actors during the 30s and 40s was Jackie Moran. Born in 1923, he was a tyke model placed into films as a teen, often cast as a feisty street orphan. David O. Selznick took an interest in the gangly, fair-haired lad and cast him as Huckleberry Finn in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and in Since You Went Away...
11. Richard Dix Richard Dix Actor, Cimarron Richard Dix was a major leading man at RKO Radio Pictures from 1929 through 1943. He was born Ernest Carlton Brimmer July 18, 1893, in St. Paul, Minnesota. There he was educated, and at the desires of his father, studied to be a surgeon. His obvious acting talent in his school dramatic club led him to leading roles in most of the school plays...
12. John Hart John Hart Actor, Blackenstein Tall and athletic, and possessed of "movie star" good looks, John Hart acted on the stage of the renowned Pasadena Playhouse as a young man, before making his screen debut in a supporting role in director Cecil B. DeMille's big-budget The Buccaneer. With these physical assets and early acting credentials...
13. Gordon Mitchell Gordon Mitchell Actor, Satyricon Gordon Mitchell was one of those perfectly developed bodybuilders who jumped on the Steve Reeves bandwagon and hightailed it to Italy to seek movie stardom as a Herculean strongman. Born in Denver, Colorado, but raised in Inglewood, California, Mitchell served in WWII and at one point became a prisoner of war...
14. Sergey Bodrov Jr. Sergey Bodrov Jr. Actor, Brother Sergei Bodrov Jr. was born on December 27th, 1971 to producer and director Sergey Bodrov. He made his film debut in his father's Prisoner of the Mountains (Prisoner of the mountains) for which he won a Nika. From then on Sergei's career began. In 1997 he played a lead role in Brother which turned him into a star and made him one of the most known and beloved Russian actors...
15. Dick Patterson Dick Patterson Actor, Grease Comedian and song and dance man of Broadway musicals, film and television. After making his Broadway debut in David Merrick's "Vintage '60", Patterson appeared in "The Billy Barnes People", the national touring company of "Bye Bye Birdie" and opposite Carol Burnett in "Fade Out, Fade in". His last musical was "Smile"...
16. Jim Croce Jim Croce Soundtrack, X-Men: Days of Future Past Jim Croce was born in early 1943 in a working-class section of Philadelphia in an Italian-American family. While in his teens, he began playing the accordion, and then learning to play an acoustic guitar when he was 18. After a short stint in the U.S. Army, where he supposedly met the character who inspired the song "Bad Bad Leroy Brown," Jim entered Villanova University for a degree in psychology...
17. Jacob Grimm Jacob Grimm Writer, Tangled
18. Olin Howland Olin Howland Actor, Gone with the Wind Olin Howland had a career in movies that stretched from the 20s through the 50s. After a few attempts at films in the silent era, Olin began appearing regularly in the sound pictures of the 30s. His roles were usually in mysteries and dramas, and he became a Western character actor in the 40s with Republic. He also worked in television from 1956-58 in the adventure Circus Boy.
19. Ken Steadman Ken Steadman Actor, I Like to Play Games
20. Patricia Place Patricia Place Actress, Wedding Crashers
21. Robert Riskin Robert Riskin Writer, Mr. Deeds
22. Leo White Leo White Actor, Blood and Sand Leo White started in comedy on the boards of English music hall in the late 1890's. He accompanied theatrical producer Daniel Frohman (later a partner of Adolph Zukor in Famous Players Lasky) to Hollywood in 1910. From 1914, he appeared in Essanay comedies and filmed the 'Sweedie' series with Wallace Beery...
23. Pierre Galante Pierre Galante Writer, Freedom Fighter
24. Jule Styne Jule Styne Soundtrack, American Beauty
25. Arthur Wild Arthur Wild Actor, A Game, Like, Only a Game
26. S.F. Brownrigg S.F. Brownrigg Director, The Forgotten Do-It-Yourself Texas regional independent filmmaker S.F. Brownrigg might have only made a handful of highly distinctive and peculiar low-budget horror exploitation pictures, but he nonetheless carved out his own singular little niche with his small, yet unique and impressive body of cinematic work. His films are distinguished by a bleak...
27. Jeanne Arnold Jeanne Arnold Actress, Guiding Light Jeanne Arnold was born on July 30, 1921 in Berkeley, California and raised in San Francisco, the daughter of George and Agnes Kirkman Arnold. She graduated from Lowell High School and from the University of California, Berkeley. Jeanne had a long and varied career principally as a TV and stage actress in New York...
28. Benny Baker Benny Baker Actor, Paint Your Wagon
29. Raimu Raimu Actor, The Baker's Wife Orson Welles once called beloved, down-to-earth French character star Raimu (born Jules Auguste Cesar Muraire) "the greatest actor who ever lived." It is hard to argue the compliment of one genius to another. Raimu was born in Toulon, France on December 17, 1883 of very humble means. He began his career at age 16 as a music hall extra by imitating famous French comic idols...
30. Barbara Heller Barbara Heller Actress, Ben Blue's Brothers
31. Andrzej Munk Andrzej Munk Director, Passenger
32. Joan Littlewood Joan Littlewood Writer, Oh! What a Lovely War
33. Paul Weston Paul Weston Soundtrack, Stories We Tell
34. Vincent Caristi Vincent Caristi Actor, The Onion Field
35. Paul Dubov Paul Dubov Actor, Irma la Douce
36. David Landau David Landau Actor, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang Hollywood character actor who, having screen-debuted when already into his 50's, appeared in 32 (!) films between 1931 and 1934. His performances were more or less wooden, but his speaking voice - that bassissimo voice - could easily have crumbled the Walls of Jericho.
37. Fanny Carby Fanny Carby Actress, The Elephant Man
38. Gordon Carroll Gordon Carroll Producer, Alien
39. Gaby Stenberg Gaby Stenberg Actress, Sängkammartjuven
40. Petr Cepek Petr Cepek Actor, Lesson Faust
41. Jean Sibelius Jean Sibelius Soundtrack, Die Hard 2
42. Audrey Caire Audrey Caire Actress, The Madmen of Mandoras
43. John C. Becher John C. Becher Actor, Gremlins
44. John J. Lloyd John J. Lloyd Art Director, Animal House
45. Anoop Kumar Anoop Kumar Actor, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
46. Allan Jeayes Allan Jeayes Actor, 'Pimpernel' Smith
47. Dinesh Thakur Dinesh Thakur Actor, Fiza
48. Fiorello LaGuardia Fiorello LaGuardia Self, Some Opinions on Hoover Board's Dry Law Report
49. Simon Wiesenthal Simon Wiesenthal Self, As Seen Through These Eyes A graduate of the Czech Technical University in Prague, Simon Wiesenthal was an architect in the city of Lvov in the Ukraine when World War II broke out; due to the non-aggression treaty with Nazi Germany, the Russians forced Wiesenthal, as with other Jews, from his livelihood; he was working as a mechanic...
50. Joe 'Flash' Riley Joe 'Flash' Riley Actor, She Beast
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