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1. Walter Brennan Walter Brennan Actor, The Real McCoys In many ways the most successful and familiar character actor of American sound films and the only actor to date to win three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor, Walter Brennan attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studying engineering. While in school he became interested in acting and performed in school plays...
2. Alice Ghostley Alice Ghostley Actress, The Graduate Whether portraying a glum, withering wallflower, a drab and dowdy housewife, a klutzy maid or a cynical gossip, eccentric character comedienne Alice Ghostley had the ability to draw laughs from the skimpiest of material with a simple fret or whine. Making a name for herself on the Tony-winning Broadway stage...
3. Harry Carey Harry Carey Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Harry Carey, the silent film star and later B-movie cowboy and A-list character actor, was--like Clint Eastwood's "Bronco Billy"--a self-made Westerner. Born on January 16, 1878, in Bronx, NY, Henry DeWitt Carey II was the son of a prominent lawyer who was the president of a sewing machine company...
4. Bill Williams Bill Williams Actor, The Adventures of Kit Carson A solid film and TV player bearing a strong, honest persona for most his career, this innocent-eyed, boyishly handsome blond "B" actor of the 40s and 50s was born in Brooklyn on May 21, 1915, and educated there at the Pratt Institute. A natural athlete, Bill Williams was a professional swimmer who broke...
5. John Crawford John Crawford Actor, The Enforcer Burly, handsome and rugged character actor John Crawford appeared in over 200 movies and TV shows combined in a career that spanned over 40 years, usually cast as tough and/or villainous characters. Crawford was born Cleve Richardson on September 13, 1920, in Colfax, Washington. He was discovered by a Warner Bros...
6. Robert Ginty Robert Ginty Actor, Coming Home Born in New York, rugged, virile, hard-looking action star Robert Ginty initially sought a career in music, becoming involved in several rock bands from age 16 on. During this stage he actually got to play and hang out with several rock legends, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana and John Lee Hooker. In the 1970s, however, he switched gears and gave acting a try...
7. Henry Koster Henry Koster Director, Harvey Henry Koster was born Herman Kosterlitz in Berlin, Germany, on May 1, 1905. His maternal grandfather was a famous operatic tenor, Julius Salomon (who died of tuberculosis in the 1880s). His father was a salesman of ladies unmentionables who left the family while Henry was at a young age, leaving him to support the family...
8. Angelo Rossitto Angelo Rossitto Actor, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Small in stature at only 2' 11", but big in demand onscreen, the diminutive Angelo Rossitto was one of Hollywood's busiest "small" actors and appeared in over 70 feature films between 1927 until 1987! Born in Omaha, Nebraska in February 1908, Rossitto first appeared in silent films alongside stars such as Lon Chaney and John Barrymore...
9. Pamela Gordon Pamela Gordon Actress, Weird Science
10. Diana Sands Diana Sands Actress, A Raisin in the Sun
11. Nigel Patrick Nigel Patrick Actor, Zero One This droll, dry-witted London-born gent came from a family of actors. He made his stage debut in 1932 and established his reputation in stylish plays. He progressed to films in 1939 but his career was immediately interrupted after only one movie appearance by WWII, serving as a lieutenant colonel in the infantry...
12. Jennifer Holt Jennifer Holt Actress, Private Buckaroo Jennifer, born Elizabeth Marshall, was the daughter of film star Jack Holt and Margaret Wood Holt; she had an older half-sister from her mothers' previous marriage, named Imogene and a brother, Charles John Holt III, nicknamed Tim Holt. She would later change her name to Jennifer for professional reasons...
13. Ramona Grace Dougherty Ramona Grace Dougherty
14. Peeter Jakobi Peeter Jakobi Actor, Rare Exports
15. Florence Griffith Joyner Florence Griffith Joyner Self, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (December 21, 1959 - September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is considered the fastest woman of all time based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand and have yet to be seriously challenged...
16. Sumner Getchell Sumner Getchell Actor, Mystery Mansion
17. Kitty Fox Kitty Fox Actress, Freeway Kitty Fox was born on February 26, 1942, in a small rural town in southern Illinois. She went to school there and graduated from high school in 1960. After attending college she met her present and only husband in 1964. They have been married for 40 years. She has one daughter and two granddaughters...
18. Osgood Perkins Osgood Perkins Actor, Scarface Mostly remembered today as the father of Anthony Perkins, Osgood Perkins enjoyed a successful career on Broadway, appearing in 22 major productions from 1924-36, often produced by Brock Pemberton. The highlight of his stage career was starring in the hit "The Front Page" as Walter Burns at the Times Square Theatre in 1928...
19. Jacqueline Susann Jacqueline Susann Actress, Valley of the Dolls Jacqueline Susann was an extraordinarily successful writer who turned her dynamic charm, chutzpah, and personality into a formidable marketing machine. Despite a less than spectacular career as an actress, singer, and playwright, she never lost confidence in herself. Blessed with sensual looks and unbounded confidence...
20. Grace Bradley Grace Bradley Actress, The Invisible Killer A petite and extremely lovely blonde "B" film actress who eventually deserted her career in favor of standing by her man (cowboy icon William Boyd, aka, "Hopalong Cassidy"), Grace Bradley spent the rest of her life in his shadow and devoting herself to her husband's career. Bill's Hoppy was the longest span of any fictional character played by the same actor...
21. Lee Millar Lee Millar Actor, Lady and the Tramp
22. Ertem Egilmez Ertem Egilmez Producer, Hababam Sinifi
23. Mickey Freeman Mickey Freeman Actor, The Phil Silvers Show
24. Maurice Kaufmann Maurice Kaufmann Actor, A Shot in the Dark
25. George T. Odom George T. Odom Actor, The Hurricane
26. Paulette Dubost Paulette Dubost Actress, The Rules of the Game
27. Linda Griffiths Linda Griffiths Actress, Lianna
28. Clara Calamai Clara Calamai Actress, Ossessione
29. Ken James Ken James Actor, Cinderella Man
30. Gerald Mayer Gerald Mayer Director, The Millionaire
31. Corrado Gaipa Corrado Gaipa Actor, The Godfather
32. Ruth Attaway Ruth Attaway Actress, Being There
33. Walt Davis Walt Davis Actor, The Cheyenne Social Club
34. Michael Rye Michael Rye Actor, Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers
35. Claus Holm Claus Holm Actor, The Devil Strikes at Night
36. Maurice Manson Maurice Manson Actor, General Hospital The veteran stage actor made his feature film debut in Close-Up, shot in New York City. Seven years later, when the national company of "Tea and Sympathy" (with which he was touring) closed on the West Coast, he remained there, making his Hollywood movie debut in The Creature Walks Among Us, as one of the scientists in the employ of Jeff Morrow, an actor Manson knew from his summer stock days.
37. David Silva David Silva Actor, Los Fernández de Peralvillo
38. Fernand Ledoux Fernand Ledoux Actor, La bête humaine
39. Walter Scott Walter Scott Writer, Ivanhoe Sir Walter Scott was born August 15, 1771, in Edinburgh, Scotland, as the ninth child (and the fourth surviving) of Walter Scott, a solicitor, and his wife Anne Rutherford. Polio, contracted when he was two, resulted in a crippled left leg, but even this illness did not prevent Scott from growing into a tall and energetic man...
40. Michel Brault Michel Brault Cinematographer, Orderers
41. Peter Tramm Peter Tramm Stunts, Footloose
42. Sven Hassel Sven Hassel Writer, The Misfit Brigade
43. R. Wright Campbell R. Wright Campbell Writer, The Masque of the Red Death
44. Suzanne Alexander Suzanne Alexander Actress, Cat-Women of the Moon The daughter of a concert entertainer and of a mother who was "Miss Canada of 1918", Canadian-born Suzanne Alexander was one of those numerous starlets who, back in the 1950's, displayed their comely figures in a couple of movies and TV series episodes without finding a worthwhile role to prove themselves...
45. Christine Norden Christine Norden Actress, Mine Own Executioner Britain's first notorious post-war sex siren in films, the enticing, green-eyed blonde bombshell Christine Norden, was a singer and dancer who had been performing since her teens. The story goes that she was "discovered" by agents of the distinguished film mogul Sir Alexander Korda while waiting outside a theatre ticket line...
46. Ruth Mix Ruth Mix Actress, The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand
47. John Stafford Smith John Stafford Smith Soundtrack, The Dark Knight Rises Composer, church organist, and early musicologist John Stafford Smith was born in March in 1750 in Gloucester, England. He was the son of church organist Martin Smith and was baptized in Gloucester Cathedral on March 30. Smith attended the Gloucester Cathedral School, where he was a boy singer. John was a choir boy at the Chapel Royal in London...
48. Tanju Korel Tanju Korel Actor, Eskiya
49. A.J. Bakunas A.J. Bakunas Stunts, The Stunt Man
50. Jürgen Roland Jürgen Roland Director, Stahlnetz
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