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1. Mary Astor Mary Astor Actress, The Maltese Falcon Mary Astor was born, Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke, on May 3, 1906 in Quincy, Illinois to a German immigrant father, Otto Ludwig Langhanke, and an American mother from Illinois, Helen Marie Vasconcellos, of Portuguese and Irish ancestry. Her parents were very ambitious for her as they recognized Mary's beauty and knowing if they played their cards right...
2. Helen Broderick Helen Broderick Actress, Top Hat Helen Broderick was a wonderfully funny character comedienne with vaudeville and stage experience, a close friend of Jeanne Eagels. The story goes, that at the age of 14 she ran away from home, because her mother, who appeared in operatic comedy, was totally obsessed by the theatre. Paradoxically...
3. Don Adams Don Adams Actor, Get Smart American comic actor and comedian who gained worldwide fame and three Emmy Awards starring as Agent 86, Maxwell Smart, in the classic television comedy Get Smart. Born Donald James Yarmy on April 13, 1923 [correct, despite frequently reported erroneous dates] in New York City, his father was of Hungarian Jewish descent...
4. Walter Pidgeon Walter Pidgeon Actor, Forbidden Planet Walter Pidgeon, a handsome, tall and dark-haired man, began his career studying voice at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He then did theater, mainly stage musicals. He went to Hollywood in the early 1920s, where he made silent films, including Mannequin and Sumuru. When talkies arrived...
5. Andy Williams Andy Williams Self, The Andy Williams Show The extraordinary, easy-listening crooning talents of Andy Williams were first unveiled when he was 8 years old and inducted into the Williams Brothers Quartet as its youngest member. Born in Wall Lake, Iowa on December 3, 1927, Andy started singing with his three older brothers (Bob Williams, Dick Williams and Don Williams) in his hometown's Presbyterian church choir...
6. Lani O'Grady Lani O'Grady Actress, Eight Is Enough Although Lani O'Grady retired from acting in the '80s to become a talent agent like her mother, she had long secured her place in the TV Land pantheon as Mary, the brainiac wannabe doctor in Eight Is Enough's expansive Bradford brood. The dramedy, starring Dick Van Patten as a newspaper columnist and superdad...
7. Patricia Huston Patricia Huston Actress, Days of Our Lives
8. Laura Waterbury Laura Waterbury Actress, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
9. Lewis Milestone Lewis Milestone Director, All Quiet on the Western Front Lewis Milestone, a clothing manufacturer's son, was born in Bessarabia (now Moldova), raised in Odessa (Ukraine) and educated in Belgium and Berlin (where he studied engineering). He was fluent in both German and Russian and an avid reader. Milestone had an affinity for the theatre from an early age...
10. Frank Fay Frank Fay Actor, Nothing Sacred
11. Art Gilmore Art Gilmore Actor, The Red Skelton Hour
12. Kent Lipham Kent Lipham Actor, No Retreat, No Surrender Kent Lipham was born to Jimmy and Nancy Lipham in 1961. He has a younger brother named Jamie. Around the age of sixteen, fearing he was becoming agoraphobic his mother insisted Kent join a club. Not being very smart, athletic, or crafty the drama club seemed perfect for him. The roar of the grease paint and the smell of the crowd thrilled Kent...
13. Emlyn Williams Emlyn Williams Writer, The Man Who Knew Too Much Born George Emlyn Williams in Pen-y-Ffordd, Mostyn, Flintshire in northeast Wales on November 1905, he lived in a rural village in which Welsh was spoken until he was 12-years-old, when his family moved to an English-speaking town, Connah's Quay. It changed the course of his life as it was there that the teacher...
14. Dolores Michaels Dolores Michaels Actress, Warlock
15. Erich Maria Remarque Erich Maria Remarque Writer, All Quiet on the Western Front German novelist Remarque was born in Osnabruck in 1898. His first novel, the anti-war All Quiet on the Western Front, was written in response to his experiences as a soldier in WWI, and published in 1929. He moved to Switzerland until 1939, when he emigrated to the U.S., where he lived and wrote until his death in 1970.
16. Alex Montoya Alex Montoya Actor, The Magnificent Seven
17. Arnold Palmer Arnold Palmer Self, Back Nine at Cherry Hills: The Legends of the 1960 U.S. Open
18. Cornell Woolrich Cornell Woolrich Writer, Rear Window Prolific mystery writer Cornell Woolrich was born in New York City, but his parents separated when he was young and he spent much of his childhood in Latin America with his father. Then he was sent back to New York to live with his rich, domineering mother, Claire. He attended Columbia University where he wrote his first novel...
19. Francis De Sales Francis De Sales Actor, Mr. & Mrs. North
20. T.C. Jones T.C. Jones Actor, Head Born Thomas Craig Jones in Pennsylvania. A character actor, he specialized in cross-dressing and deranged behaviour.
21. Heinrich George Heinrich George Actor, Metropolis
22. John Bonham John Bonham Soundtrack, Argo John Bonham is still regularly voted in polls as the greatest and most influential rock drummer of all time, an opinion which has also been expressed by the likes of Roger Taylor of Queen, Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He started playing drums at the age of five using a makeshift kit and later progressed to real drums...
23. Claire Adams Claire Adams Actress, The Big Parade Claire Adams was born in Winnipeg, Canada (her brother was prolific screenwriter Gerald Drayson Adams), and after her education in that country she was sent to a private school in England, where she studied drama. At the outbreak of World War I, however, she joined the nursing corps and spent the war years as a nurse...
24. Murray Wood Murray Wood Actor, The Wizard of Oz
25. Bengt Logardt Bengt Logardt Actor, En skärgårdsnatt
26. Khaled Saleh Khaled Saleh Actor, Chaos, This Is
27. Marguerite Clark Marguerite Clark Actress, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch In the 1910s, waifs and child-women like Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish and Mary Miles Minter were dominant forces at America's box offices. Audiences welcomed Marguerite Clark into this group, especially those who preferred her dark brown hair and large brown eyes to the blonde-haired, blue-eyed looks of Pickford...
28. Hans Korte Hans Korte Actor, Abschied von gestern - (Anita G.)
29. Viviane Romance Viviane Romance Actress, Panic Strikingly beautiful French leading lady (Miss Paris of 1930) who first appeared on stage at the age of 13 at the Theatre Sarah-Bernhardt, then did some modelling work and a year later joined the chorus line of the Moulin Rouge. She also performed the 'can-can' at the legendary Parisian nightclub Bal Tabarin...
30. Jean Shepard Jean Shepard Soundtrack, Music City U.S.A.
31. Billy Barnes Billy Barnes Music Department, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Billy Barnes was known as the "Revue Master of Hollywood" in the 1950s and 1960s, creating the famous "Billy Barnes Revues", including "Billy Barnes' People", "Billy Barnes' Hollywood", "Billy Barnes' Party", and "Billy Barnes' LA". Barnes composed the ballad "(Have I Stayed) Too Long at the Fair", introduced by his then-wife...
32. Jack Smith Jack Smith Director, Flaming Creatures
33. Jay Sommers Jay Sommers Writer, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
34. Dick Stabile Dick Stabile Self, Dick Stabile and His Orchestra Extrovert saxophonist and bandleader, who started performing in theatre bands from the age of 15. Beginning in 1926, Stabile worked for a decade as a sideman with the orchestras of George Olsen and Ben Bernie, before forming his own dance band in New York, in April 1936. Introduced by his own composition...
35. Leslie Denison Leslie Denison Actor, The Snow Creature
36. István Bujtor István Bujtor Actor, A pogány madonna
37. Frank Perry Frank Perry Actor, My Side of the Mountain
38. John Clayton John Clayton Actor, Police Rescue
39. Klavdiya Yelanskaya Klavdiya Yelanskaya Actress, Mastera stseny
40. Jim O'Brien Jim O'Brien Self, WPVI Action News
41. Johann Strauss Sr. Johann Strauss Sr. Soundtrack, Hugo Johann Strauss Sr. was born on March 14, 1804, in Vienna, Austria. His father owned a small inn on the river Danube, and his mother was innkeeper, she died when he was seven years old. Strauss studied music with Johann Polichansky and also was an apprentice of a bookbinder. He joined a string quartet that grew into a small orchestra playing Viennese waltzes and German dances...
42. John Facenda John Facenda Self, Wake Up the Echoes: The History of Notre Dame Football
43. Laverne Harding Laverne Harding Animation Department, The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour
44. Clark L. Paylow Clark L. Paylow Production Manager, Close Encounters of the Third Kind
45. Orlando Martins Orlando Martins Actor, The Nun's Story
46. Gino Saltamerenda Gino Saltamerenda Actor, Bicycle Thieves
47. Zorka Manojlovic Zorka Manojlovic Actress, Rane
48. Herbert Greene Herbert Greene Music Department, The Music Man Herbert Greene was a Broadway conductor, vocal arranger, vocal coach and producer, prominent in the Broadway musical theater in New York City until his death in 1985. In 1958, he was a recipient of the Tony Award for The Music Man as Musical Director and Conductor, and won a second Tony Award as the show's co-producer with Kermit Bloomgarten...
49. Marion Zimmer Bradley Marion Zimmer Bradley Writer, The Mists of Avalon
50. Gloria Franklin Gloria Franklin Actress, Lady of the Tropics
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