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1. Donald O'Connor Donald O'Connor Actor, Singin' in the Rain Born into a vaudeville family, O'Connor was the youthful figure cutting a rug in several Universal musicals of the 1940s. His best-known musical work is probably Singin' in the Rain, in which he did an impressive dance that culminated in a series of backflips off the wall. O'Connor was also effective in comedic lead roles, particularly as the companion to Francis the Talking Mule in that film series.
2. Phyllis Davis Phyllis Davis Actress, Vega$ Phyllis Davis grew up in Nederland, Texas. She lived on the second floor of her parents' mortuary business. Phyllis and her two younger brothers had to be very quiet upstairs during services because the floors would creak. Phyllis attended Lamar College briefly, then went to Los Angeles in the mid-'60s to pursue a career in show business...
3. Lloyd Nolan Lloyd Nolan Actor, Julia It would no doubt be a real shock to most people to discover that the rich baritone Bronx-like accent of great veteran character actor Lloyd Nolan was a product of the San Francisco streets--not the urban jungle of New York City. Nolan was born in the City by the Bay, and his father, James Nolan, was a successful shoe manufacturer of hard-working Irish stock...
4. Robert Montgomery Robert Montgomery Producer, Robert Montgomery Presents As a child, Robert Montgomery enjoyed a privileged life, as his father was the president of the New York Rubber Co. When he died, the fortune was gone and Robert worked at a number of jobs. He later went to New York to be a writer, and on the advice of a friend tried acting. He worked with George Cukor on the stage and his first film...
5. Herbert Lom Herbert Lom Actor, Spartacus Born September 11, 1917, Herbert Lom made his film debut in the Czech film Woman Below the Cross and played supporting and, occasionally, lead roles. His career picked up in the 1940s and he played, among other roles, Napoleon Bonaparte in The Young Mr. Pitt (and, again, in War and Peace). In a rare starring role...
6. Clara Bow Clara Bow Actress, Wings Clara Bow was born in a run-down tenement in old Brooklyn, to a schizophrenic Mother and a chronically destitute, physically abusive father. As a child, she was a tomboy and played games in the streets with the boys; since her clothes were so ragged and dirty other girl children wouldn't play with her...
7. Oona Chaplin Oona Chaplin Actress, Broken English Oona O'Neil was born in Warwick Parish, Bermuda, the daughter of famed American playwright Eugene O'Neill and English-born socialite Agnes Boulton. Oona had a fairly happy childhood, although she rarely saw her busy father. During her teens Oona attended boarding school in New York where she met Gloria Vanderbilt and Carol Marcus...
8. Sarah Danielle Madison Sarah Danielle Madison Actress, Jurassic Park III Sarah Danielle Madison was born in Springfield, Illinois. She was a 1992 graduate of Latin School of Chicago, the alma mater of Nancy Reagan, Bob Balaban, Brendan Baber, Crispin Freeman, Clark Freeman and Cassidy Freeman. She attended Amherst College and graduated in 1996. A talented scientist...
9. Jay Robinson Jay Robinson Actor, Dracula Character actor Jay Robinson owned a pair of the narrowest, cruelest-looking eyes in 1950s Hollywood. To complement them was an evil-looking sneer, crisp and biting diction and a nefarious-sounding cackle. These were all draped upon a lean, bony physique that could slither about menacingly like a ready-to-pounce cobra...
10. Willis Bouchey Willis Bouchey Actor, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Willis Bouchey appeared in almost 150 movies and television shows over a 30-year period from 1951 to 1979. He was one of those wonderful character actors who would be a crooked judge in one film and a humorous cavalry officer in another. He appeared in many of John Ford's movies as well as James Stewart's films...
11. Sally Menke Sally Menke Editor, Pulp Fiction
12. Shawn Phelan Shawn Phelan Actor, Toy Soldiers
13. John Guillermin John Guillermin Director, The Towering Inferno
14. Helen Cherry Helen Cherry Actress, Flipper's New Adventure Helen Cherry was a noted actress of stage, screen, and television, acclaimed mostly for her Shakespearean portrayals. Her favorite role was "Rosalind" in "As You Like It." She was the long-suffering wife of actor Trevor Howard, who died in 1988.
15. Mark Frechette Mark Frechette Actor, Zabriskie Point Frechette died in prison after robbing a bank. His acting debut was in Michelangelo Antonioni's controversial exploration of turbulent 1970 America, Zabriskie Point. As Antonioni toured the U.S., experiencing cultural clash firsthand and shooting background footage, a talent scout saw Frechette, a carpenter...
16. Gracie Fields Gracie Fields Soundtrack, Chicken Run A comedienne and singer in the British Music Halls, she was the top box-office draw and the highest paid actress in Britain in the 1930's. Her Northern, working-class girl character was a favourite during the inter-war years.
17. Tony Swartz Tony Swartz Actor, Battlestar Galactica
18. Tuncel Kurtiz Tuncel Kurtiz Actor, The Edge of Heaven Tuncel Kurtiz was born in 1936, Izmit-Turkey. He graduated from Istanbul University, English Language and Literature and started acting in 1956 with Dormen Theatre. With the movie 'Suru', he reached the peak of his acting career. Kurtiz received many awards in Turkey and also abroad. He also known as director, producer and scenarist.
19. David Croft David Croft Writer, Dad's Army
20. A.C. Lyles A.C. Lyles Producer, Deadwood
21. Henri Pachard Henri Pachard Director, Taboo American Style 1: The Ruthless Beginning
22. Bruce Seton Bruce Seton Actor, Patrol Car Tall, serious-looking British character actor, formerly a graduate of Edinburgh Academy and Sandhurst. He was a member of the Black Watch, but resigned his commission in 1932 to join the chorus of the Drury Lane Theatre as a specialty dancer. He later turned to films, usually acting in small supporting roles in which he invariably projected an air of confidence and authority...
23. Frank Wills Frank Wills Actor, All the President's Men
24. Ron Marquette Ron Marquette Actor, Public Access
25. Fritz Manes Fritz Manes Producer, Pale Rider
26. Natalie McCurry Natalie McCurry Actress, Dead End Drive-In
27. Robert Hyatt Robert Hyatt Actor, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Robert "Bobby" Hyatt appeared in his first motion picture at six months old when Cary Grant picked him out of a group of babies at MGM. That was the beginning of an acting career that kept him busy for the next 25 years, giving him a solid background of experience to move behind the camera as a writer and director...
28. Keith Prentice Keith Prentice Actor, Dark Shadows Keith Prentice is probably best remembered for his role in Boys in the Band, a film whose title makes it sound like a musical, but in fact it was a dark, mostly negative portrayal of a group of gay men living in the 1960s, and it was anything but upbeat (and was not a musical at all). However, earlier in his career, the handsome actor built an impressive resume of musical roles...
29. Ben Carruthers Ben Carruthers Actor, Shadows
30. Ramsay Scott Ramsay Scott Actor, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
31. Rose Stradner Rose Stradner Actress, The Keys of the Kingdom Pretty, soulful-eyed Austrian actress Rose Stradner was a rising 30s ingénue on the Viennese stage and in a few German film romances and musicals when MGM mogul Louis B. Mayer, who was in Europe searching for exotic talent, discovered Rose. Along with Greer Garson, Ilona Massey and Hedy Lamarr...
32. Jane Vallis Jane Vallis Actress, Picnic at Hanging Rock
33. Bruni Löbel Bruni Löbel Actress, Forsthaus Falkenau
34. Ivan Dykhovichnyy Ivan Dykhovichnyy Director, Prorva
35. Erik Wedersøe Erik Wedersøe Actor, Idioterne
36. Fay Helm Fay Helm Actress, The Wolf Man Hollywood exerted an early fascination for brunette Fay Helm. She had done some acting as a child in school plays and then at regional theatres. In 1934, Fay made her way from Bakersfield to Paramount Studios, where she was signed by (then) independent producer B.P. Schulberg. Unfortunately for her...
37. Babe Didrikson Zaharias Babe Didrikson Zaharias Writer, Babe
38. James R. Webb James R. Webb Writer, Cape Fear
39. Julia Kalantarova Julia Kalantarova Animation Department, The Simpsons Movie
40. Cliff Burton Cliff Burton Soundtrack, Zombieland Clifford Lee Burton was born on February 10, 1962 in Castro Valley, California, to Janet (Morgen) and Ray Herbert Burton. He had two siblings. His mother was from a German Jewish family, and his father was of British Isles descent. As a youngster, Clifford always liked music, listening to genres such as blues...
41. Aimee Semple McPherson Aimee Semple McPherson Actress, The Voice of Hollywood No. 9
42. Robert McKimson Robert McKimson Director, The Pink Panther Show Robert McKimson was born on October 13, 1910. He started his career in animation, along with many others, as an artist for Walt Disney's Oswald the Rabbit in 1928. After Disney went to produce Mickey Mouse cartoons, Hugh Harman & Rudolph Ising went to Warner Brothers to direct and co-produce cartoon shorts...
43. Fred Coby Fred Coby Actor, Don Ricardo Returns
44. Engelbert Humperdinck Engelbert Humperdinck Composer, Hannibal Rising
45. Tommy Garland Tommy Garland Actor, In This Corner
46. Stacy Webb Stacy Webb Miscellaneous Crew, Adam-12
47. Rino Thunder Rino Thunder Actor, Hot Shots!
48. Margot Mahler Margot Mahler Actress, Der Spitzbubenhof
49. Violet Farebrother Violet Farebrother Actress, Easy Virtue
50. Frank Cellier Frank Cellier Actor, The 39 Steps Born Francois Cellier, he was the son of a conductor by the same name. On stage from 1903, Frank was a classically-trained actor who acted in both Shakespearean and modern plays. According to contemporary reviews, he essayed a particularly noteworthy Macbeth in 1923. He was also fond of playing Hamlet and Shylock...
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