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1. Chief Dan George Chief Dan George Actor, The Outlaw Josey Wales Chief Dan George was born with the names Geswanouth Slahoot (which was anglicized as Dan Slaholt) to a tribal chief on Burrard Indian Reserve No. 3 in North Vancouver. His last name was changed to George when he entered a mission boarding school at the age of 5, where the use of his native language was discouraged, if not forbidden...
2. Mary Frann Mary Frann Actress, Days of Our Lives
3. Bob Fosse Bob Fosse Miscellaneous Crew, All That Jazz
4. 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...
5. Cliff Arquette Cliff Arquette Self, Do It Yourself 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...
6. Tim Rooney Tim Rooney Actor, Village of the Giants
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. Stanley Fafara Stanley Fafara Actor, Beaver's Old Friend In 1957, seven-year-old Stanley Fafara's mother took him to an open casting call for a new television series about a suburban family entitled "Leave It To Beaver." He had been working in commercials and television westerns since the age of four, and was somewhat of an old hand at auditions. He earned the part of "Whitey" Whitney...
10. Robert Bloch Robert Bloch Writer, Psycho
11. 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 engage himself in a village band. In the beginning of 1940 while in the army making music-hall show for the troops...
12. 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...
13. Don Anderson Don Anderson Actor, The Case of the Silent Partner
14. Roger Brierley Roger Brierley Actor, A Fish Called Wanda
15. 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...
16. Catherine Lacey Catherine Lacey Actress, The Lady Vanishes
17. Rex Robbins Rex Robbins Actor, The Royal Tenenbaums
18. Silk Smitha Silk Smitha Actress, Moondram Pirai
19. William Cort William Cort Actor, Ghost
20. Thomas Beck Thomas Beck Actor, Heidi Thomas Beck was truly a Renaissance Man. He owned a collection of fetish santos and painted landscapes of California. He was most proud of his book of poems, titled "Astride the Wind," written before, during and after World War II.
21. 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...
22. William Traylor William Traylor Actor, Fletch
23. John Eldredge John Eldredge Actor, Dangerous
24. Torgny Wickman Torgny Wickman Director, Anita: Swedish Nymphet
25. Jay Adler Jay Adler Actor, The Killing
26. Shirley Clarke Shirley Clarke Director, The Cool World
27. Sonja Savic Sonja Savic Actress, Balkan Spy
28. 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)...
29. 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...
30. Lillian Culver Lillian Culver Actress, Revenge Lillian (Roberts) Culver was born in Loveland, Colorado, the daughter of William Porter Roberts and Clara Ellen Lackey. Her ancestors included Brig. Gen. Isaac Roberts of the War of 1812 and Anne (Robertson)(Johnston) Cockrill, heroine of the Revolutionary War and sister of James Robertson, "the father of Tennessee." She was an aspiring actress in silent movies when she met Harry H...
31. 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...
32. Dudley Dickerson Dudley Dickerson Actor, One Shivery Night
33. Ivan Goff Ivan Goff Writer, Charlie's Angels
34. Billy House Billy House Actor, The Stranger
35. Eiichi Kudô Eiichi Kudô Director, Yaju-deka
36. Fujio F. Fujiko Fujio F. Fujiko Writer, Stand by Me Doraemon Fujiko F Fujio is one half of one of the most prolific comic writing team of Fujiko Fujio whose volume of works are probably only rivaled by the famous American comic writing team of (Stan) Lee, and (Jack) Kirby. Birth name Fujimoto Hiroshi, he met his future comic drawing partner Abiko Motoo when he was in fifth grade at an elementary school in his native Toyama...
37. George Bilson George Bilson Producer, I'll Take Milk
38. Allan Balter Allan Balter Producer, Just a Little Inconvenience
39. 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...
40. Anthony Hawkins Anthony Hawkins Actor, The Fury
41. Patrick Hamilton Patrick Hamilton Writer, Rope
42. 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.
43. Herb Gardner Herb Gardner Writer, A Thousand Clowns
44. Sarah Parkinson Sarah Parkinson Writer, Room 101
45. 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...
46. Madeleine Renaud Madeleine Renaud Actress, Le Plaisir
47. Ira Miller Ira Miller Actor, Rain Man
48. David Wolfe David Wolfe Actor, Salt of the Earth
49. 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...
50. Geo Saizescu Geo Saizescu Actor, Asta-seara dansam in familie
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