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1. Norma Crane Norma Crane Actress, Fiddler on the Roof
2. Elia Kazan Elia Kazan Director, On the Waterfront Known for his creative stage direction, Elia Kazan was born Elias Kazantzoglou on September 7, 1909 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey). Noted for drawing out the best dramatic performances from his actors, he directed 21 actors to Oscar nominations, resulting in nine wins. He directed a string of successful films...
3. Catherine E. Coulson Catherine E. Coulson Actress, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Catherine E. Coulson began her professional association with director David Lynch when she worked as assistant director on Lynch's legendary feature debut Eraserhead. This is when the two began discussing the idea of a woman who carried a log around with her. Coulson spent much of her career...
4. Benjamin Whitrow Benjamin Whitrow Actor, Chicken Run
5. Eric Fleming Eric Fleming Actor, Rawhide At the age of eight, Fleming hopped on a freight train to Chicago to escape his abusive father. Following hospitalization for gang fight injuries, he returned to California where he lived with his mother and worked at Paramount as a laborer. Fleming joined the Merchant Marine, and then he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific in WW II, where he was a Master Carpenter in the Seabees...
6. Robert Helpmann Robert Helpmann Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Son of James Murray Helpmann & Mary (nee Gardiner), he was educated at Prince Alfred's College, Adelaide, South Australia. He first danced solo at the Theatre Royal, Adelaide in The Ugly Duckling in 1922. He went on to become the pricipal dancer at Sadlers Wells ballet from 1933 to 1950. World renowned as a dancer and choreographer...
7. Arthur Penn Arthur Penn Director, Bonnie and Clyde
8. Whitney Blake Whitney Blake Actress, Hazel
9. Harpo Marx Harpo Marx Actor, Duck Soup With the big, poofy, curly red hair, a top hat, and a horn, the lovable mute was the favorite of the Marx Brothers. Though chasing woman was a favorite routine of his in the movies, Harpo was a devoted father and husband. He adopted the mute routine in vaudeville and carried it over to the films. Harpo...
10. Mabel Albertson Mabel Albertson Actress, Barefoot in the Park When, at 50, Mabel Albertson was given the supporting role of Mrs. Carter, young actress Aileen Stanley Jr.'s mother in a Warner Bros. Technicolor musical romance, little did she know that she was starting out a movie and TV career in which she would shine as "the ultimate haughty judgmental (often wealthy) mother-in-law (or mother...
11. Michael O'Hare Michael O'Hare Actor, Babylon 5
12. Mantan Moreland Mantan Moreland Actor, King of the Zombies Although his brand of humor has been reviled for decades, black character actor Mantan Moreland parlayed his cocky but jittery character into a recognizable presence in the late 1930s and early 1940s, appearing in a long string of comedy thrillers . . . and was considered quite funny at the time! Born just after the turn of the century in Louisiana...
13. Cork Hubbert Cork Hubbert Actor, Legend
14. Ted Gehring Ted Gehring Actor, The Thomas Crown Affair
15. Miles Davis Miles Davis Soundtrack, Zodiac Miles Davis, famous jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader, was born 26 May 1926 in Alton, Illinois. He moved to New York in 1944 and studied at Juilliard. He left school and entered the jazz society of New York, meeting such famous musicians as Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker and Charles Mingus...
16. Hy Pyke Hy Pyke Actor, Blade Runner Hy Pyke is an American character actor born in Los Angeles, California, in 1935. He majored in theater at the UCLA in the 60s, appearing in numerous student films, including one for Ray Manzarek, keyboardist of The Doors. From the UCLA, Pyke continued to a career as a character actor in low-budget, independent...
17. Harry Saltzman Harry Saltzman Producer, Goldfinger
18. Cathriona White Cathriona White Makeup Department, Bunker 731
19. Robert P. Lieb Robert P. Lieb Actor, Somebody Up There Likes Me
20. Gary Glasberg Gary Glasberg Producer, NCIS
21. Charles B. Griffith Charles B. Griffith Writer, Death Race Legendary screenwriter Charles Byron Griffith was born in Chicago on September 23, 1930. His mother and grandmother starred in the famous radio show, "Myrt and Marge," which went on to New York and became a soap opera. After a hitch in the army, Griffith went to California to live with his grandmother...
22. Maple Batalia Maple Batalia Actress, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Born near Mumbai, 19-year-old Maple Batalia was an aspiring actress and attending Simon Fraser University in Surrey (B.C. Canada) when she was shot and killed as she walked to her car in the parkade at SFU Surrey Campus. She had previously graduated from Enver Creek Secondary and was hoping to be a doctor...
23. Larry Breeding Larry Breeding Actor, The Last Resort
24. Marlo Dwyer Marlo Dwyer Actress, Crossfire
25. Ejner Johansson Ejner Johansson Writer, En maler og hans by
26. William B. Davidson William B. Davidson Actor, The Most Dangerous Game
27. Catherine Hessling Catherine Hessling Actress, La petite marchande d'allumettes
28. Irene von Meyendorff Irene von Meyendorff Actress, Film Without a Name Born in 1916 as the eldest child of a German-Baltic aristocrat, Baroness Irene Isabella Margarete Pauline Caecila von Meyendorff actually never planned to become a movie star. When the Russian Revolution broke out, the family escaped to Germany, where Irene's mother Elisabeth left her conservative husband...
29. Sid Fields Sid Fields Actor, The Abbott and Costello Show Sid Fields is featured, along with Danielle Aubry and Ben Blue, his co-star in the 1968 Jack Benny TV special Carnival Nights, on the cover of Leo Guild's 1962 book on film star personalities, "Hollywood Screwballs", published by Holloway House. This cover photo was taken in Ben Blue's, the nightclub then located on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.
30. Larkin Malloy Larkin Malloy Actor, Big Daddy Larkin started working as a professional actor in 1974 on the New York stage where he was a founding member of the off-off-Broadway company ATA. After playing starring roles at the Arena Stage in Washington, the Goodman Theater in Chicago, he did a season of classics at the famed Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis...
31. Woody Long Woody Long Actor, Haunted Nights
32. Agnes Nixon Agnes Nixon Writer, Another World
33. Marietta Marich Marietta Marich Actress, Rushmore
34. Harmon Nelson Harmon Nelson Self, A Dream Comes True Harmon Oscar Nelson Jr. was a musician best known for being the legendary inspiration for Bette Davis' claimed nicknaming of the Academy Award statuette "Oscar," although the story likely is apocryphal as his nickname was "Ham." Davis' high school sweetheart, Ham (or "Oscar") Harmon married Bette on August 18, 1932. They divorced seven years later...
35. Ahmed Ramzy Ahmed Ramzy Actor, Ibn Hamidu Ahmed Ramzy was a famous Egyptian actor who was born in Alexandria in 1930. He played the leading roles in many Egyptian films in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. He was born Ramzy Mahmud Bayumi to Dr Mahmoud Bayoumi, a famous Egyptian orthopedist, and Helen MacKay, a Scottish lady. His dad died in 1939 after he lost a fortune (250,000 Egyptian Pounds) in the stock market...
36. Émile Zola Émile Zola Writer, Thirst Émile Zola was born on April 2, 1840, in Paris, France. His father was an Italian engineer. Young Zola studied at the Collége Bourbon in Provence, where his schoolmate and friend was Paul Cezanne. In 1858 Zola returned to Paris and became a student at the Lycée Saint-Louis, from which he graduated in 1862...
37. Andreas Schmidt Andreas Schmidt Actor, The Counterfeiters
38. Toke Townley Toke Townley Actor, Emmerdale Farm
39. Daniel Martín Daniel Martín Actor, A Fistful of Dollars
40. Hal King Hal King Animation Department, The Jungle Book
41. Herman Melville Herman Melville Writer, Beau travail
42. Jack O'Leary Jack O'Leary Actor, The Goonies
43. Martin Garner Martin Garner Actor, Twilight Zone: The Movie
44. Denis Carey Denis Carey Actor, The Day of the Jackal
45. William K.L. Dickson William K.L. Dickson Cinematographer, Newark Athlete Born in France to British parents, William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson stayed in that country until age 19, when he, his mother and sisters (their father had died sometime before) returned to Great Britain. Once there, Dickson--in an early indication of his lifelong fascination with science and mechanics--began a correspondence with Thomas A. Edison in the US...
46. Ted Rusoff Ted Rusoff Actor, The Passion of the Christ
47. Erik Roner Erik Roner Self, Jackass 3D
48. Arnold Fanck Arnold Fanck Director, White Hell of Pitz Palu Arnold Fanck was born March 6, 1889, in Frankenthal, Germany. A trained geologist, he began making documentary and action films after the end of World War I, and his love of geology inspired him to shoot his films in remote mountain locations. These pictures became immensely popular with the German audiences and led to what is known as the "mountain films"...
49. L.B. Abbott L.B. Abbott Visual Effects, The Sound of Music
50. Michael Shepley Michael Shepley Actor, Mine Own Executioner
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