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1. Bob Fosse Bob Fosse Miscellaneous Crew, All That Jazz
2. Erland van Lidth Erland van Lidth Actor, The Running Man Born in the Netherlands, he came to the United States as a child in the late 1950s. Erland grew up in Orange, New Jersey; Ridgefield, Connecticut; and Mont Vernon, New Hampshire. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he distinguished himself as a member of the wrestling team and...
3. Mary Frann Mary Frann Actress, Newhart
4. Chief Dan George Chief Dan George Actor, The Outlaw Josey Wales Chief Dan George played old Moses Paul in 'Spirit of the Wind', a film made in 1979 by John Logue and Ralph Liddle that was never released in the US until recently. Chief Dan George's maturity as an actor in this film, his last, playing a scruffy, venerable trainer of sled-dogs, provided an aura of authenticity to the strenuous efforts of first-time actor Pius Savage to play George Attla...
5. Jannes Eiselen Jannes Eiselen Actor, Hillside
6. Billy Gilbert Billy Gilbert Actor, The Great Dictator The son of singers in the Metropolitan Opera, Billy Gilbert began performing in vaudeville at age 12. He developed a drawn-out, explosive sneezing routine that became his trademark (he was the model for, and voice of, Sneezy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs). Gilbert's exquisite comic timing made him the perfect foil for such comedians as Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy...
7. Mickey Simpson Mickey Simpson Actor, Giant A burly American supporting actor, Mickey Simpson was born Charles Henry Simpson to Fred and Bertha Rogers Simpson in Rochester, New York. His paternal heritage was Irish. He was the eldest of four sons, one of whom, Richard, died in childhood. When his father was unable to find work following the 1929 stock market crash...
8. Don Anderson Don Anderson Actor, Perry Mason
9. Ian Hunter Ian Hunter Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Ian Hunter was born in the Kenilworth area of Cape Town, South Africa where he spent his childhood. In his teen years he and his parents returned to the family origins in England to live. Sometime between that arrival and the early years of World War I, Hunter began exploring acting. But in 1917 - and being only 17 - he joined the army to serve in France for the year of war still remaining...
10. Bourvil Bourvil Actor, The Longest Day At the age of three, André Zacharie Raimbourg and his family moved to a town in the region of Normandy called Bourville. He finished school at the age of 15 and began to work as a baker. He was already playing harmonica, mandoline and cornet when he engaged himself in a village band. In the beginning of 1940 while in the army making music-hall show for the troops...
11. Cliff Arquette Cliff Arquette Actor, The Hollywood Squares Comedian, actor, pianist, composer and songwriter. He was a night club pianist, later joining the Henry Halstead orchestra in 1923. He created the character of 'Charlie Weaver' for The Jack Paar Show, and portrayed 'Mrs. Butterworth' in television commercials. He joined ASCAP in 1959, and his chief musical collaborator was Charles "Bud" Dant...
12. Thomas Beck Thomas Beck Actor, Heidi Mr. Beck played the juvenile lead in several Charlie Chan and Mr. Moto films, was the village priest opposite Shirley Temple in the film Heidi, and was a soldier who died in 'Ronald Colman''s arms in Under Two Flags. Mr. Beck also worked to promote the Screen Actors Guild to improve working conditions for actors...
13. Robert Bloch Robert Bloch Writer, Psycho
14. Tim Rooney Tim Rooney Actor, Room for One More
15. Sonja Savic Sonja Savic Actress, Balkanski spijun
16. John Eldredge John Eldredge Actor, Meet Corliss Archer
17. Fred M. Wilcox Fred M. Wilcox Director, Forbidden Planet Fred McLeod Wilcox was born in Tazewell, Virginia, on December 22, 1906, one of six children born to James Wilcox, a Kentucky optometrist and drugstore owner, who was married six times, twice to one woman. His six children were from his first wife. Wilcox's six siblings (his father adopted his niece after the death of his sister in 1912) included actress Ruth Selwyn (born Ruth Wilcox)...
18. Dudley Dickerson Dudley Dickerson Actor, Who Done It?
19. Chuck Vincent Chuck Vincent Director, Sex Appeal Writer/director/producer/editor Charles Vincent Dingley was born on September 6, 1940, in Michigan. He began his show-business career in regional theater as a director and stage manager. He subsequently moved east and worked for both Yale Repertory and the Negro Ensemble Company prior to founding the production company Platinum Pictures in New York City...
20. Silk Smitha Silk Smitha Actress, Moondram Pirai
21. Roger Brierley Roger Brierley Actor, A Fish Called Wanda Roger Brierley (2 June 1935 - 23 September 2005) was an English actor. Brierley appeared in many television productions over a forty-year period. He twice appeared in Doctor Who, as Trevor in The Daleks' Master Plan (1965) and as the voice of Drathro in The Mysterious Planet (1986). Brierley appeared in the biopic Jinnah based on the life of Muhammad Ali Jinnah...
22. William Cort William Cort Actor, Ghost
23. Mala Mala Actor, Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island Ray Mala hailed from Alaska, and portrayed Inuits and also Hawaiian characters in films. He appeared in more than 25 movies, such as Eskimo, Last of the Pagans--based on the book "Typee" by Herman Melville-- The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok, from which a 29-cent postal stamp was put out in the US, Honolulu Lu, Red Snow and many more.
24. William Johnson William Johnson Actor, King Kong
25. Shirley Clarke Shirley Clarke Director, Portrait of Jason
26. Jay Adler Jay Adler Actor, The Killing
27. David Wolfe David Wolfe Actor, Salt of the Earth
28. DeWolf Hopper Sr. DeWolf Hopper Sr. Actor, Don Quixote Best-known for performing the most popular baseball poem, "Casey at the Bat." Filmed as one of the first talkies, 5 years before The Jazz Singer, Casey at the Bat, was included in Ken Burns' Baseball. Hopper, a fervent New York Giant fan, first performed the then-unknown poem to the Giants and Chicago Cubs...
29. Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda Writer, American Roulette Pablo Neruda was the pseudonym of Chilean poet Ricardo Neftali Reyes Basualto. He was born in Parral, a little town in central Chile, but his family moved to Temuco City when he was just a few months old. It was there he showed interest in poetry and made his early works, and where he picked "Pablo Neruda" as a pseudonym because his father did not approve of his writing...
30. Sigrid von Richthofen Sigrid von Richthofen Actress, Cabaret
31. Sarah Parkinson Sarah Parkinson Writer, Room 101 In 1970 she attended St John the Baptist school in Hampton wick between the ages of eight and eleven. After this she attended Putney High School sadly leaving behind her friends who mainly went on to Twickenham School for girls. She was an extremely feisty character and had tremendous arguments with her mother...
32. Anthony Hawkins Anthony Hawkins Actor, Special Squad
33. William Traylor William Traylor Actor, Fletch
34. Kathlyn Williams Kathlyn Williams Actress, The Whispering Chorus Pioneer silver screen star Kathlyn Williams is primarily known as the spry blonde of the very first Hollywood cliffhanger, The Adventures of Kathlyn, in which her real first name was used in the title. This accomplishment has resulted in many reference works mistakenly referring to her as an adventurous Pearl White-type silent serial queen...
35. Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud Miscellaneous Crew, Conspirators of Pleasure Austrian neurologist and 'father of psychoanalysis'. Freud was born to Jacob Freud, a Jewish wool merchant, and Amalia (neé Nathansohn). The family settled in Vienna when Freud was young. In 1873 he started medicine at the University of Vienna, at which time he adopted the shortened form of his name...
36. Rex Robbins Rex Robbins Actor, The Royal Tenenbaums
37. Billy House Billy House Actor, The Stranger
38. Ira Miller Ira Miller Actor, Rain Man
39. Eiichi Kudô Eiichi Kudô Director, Yaju-deka
40. George M. Carleton George M. Carleton Actor, A Foreign Affair
41. Malcolm Arnold Malcolm Arnold Composer, The Bridge on the River Kwai Born in Northampton on 21st October 1921, Malcolm Arnold studied composition with Gordon Jacob and trumpet with Ernest Hall at the Royal College of Music. In 1941 he joined the trumpet section of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, becoming principal by 1943. After two years of war service and one season...
42. Jimmy Wakely Jimmy Wakely Soundtrack, Mars Attacks! He was one of filmdom's last dying breed of "B" crooning cowpokes following WWII. Jimmy Wakely had many talents (singing, songwriting, guitar-playing) and performed in many venues (radio, film, TV, rodeos, clubs) over his career. He began life in Mineola, Arkansas in 1914, but was raised in Depression-era Oklahoma...
43. Madeleine Renaud Madeleine Renaud Actress, Le Plaisir
44. Herb Gardner Herb Gardner Writer, A Thousand Clowns
45. Torgny Wickman Torgny Wickman Director, Anita: Swedish Nymphet
46. Gia Maione Gia Maione Self, Buona Sera in Las Vegas
47. Elinor Glyn Elinor Glyn Writer, It
48. Bülent Oran Bülent Oran Writer, Gol Krali
49. Glendon Swarthout Glendon Swarthout Writer, The Shootist Novelist Glendon Swarthout had the widest literary range of any American author of his generation, writing 16 novels, which ranged from dramas to comedies to romances and mysteries, and another 6 novellas for young adults with his wife, Kathryn. Many of Glendon's novels became international bestsellers and book club editions...
50. Patrick Hamilton Patrick Hamilton Writer, Rope
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