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1. Cesar Romero Cesar Romero Actor, Batman: The Movie Tall, suave and sophisticated Cesar Romero actually had two claims to fame in Hollywood. To one generation, he was the distinguished Latin lover of numerous musicals and romantic comedies, and the rogue bandit The Cisco Kid in a string of low-budget westerns. However, to a younger generation weaned on television...
2. Donna Douglas Donna Douglas Actress, Frankie and Johnny An honest-to-goodness Southern Belle, similar to her most famous role, "Elly May Clampett" on The Beverly Hillbillies, Donna Douglas grew up in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area, loving "critters". She got married soon after high school, had a son, divorced and won a couple of beauty contests, all within the span of a few years...
3. Ray Walston Ray Walston Actor, Fast Times at Ridgemont High Ray Walston started his acting career as a spear carrier with a local stock company. When the family moved to Houston, Texas, Walston's father wanted to teach him the oil business, but Walston instead joined a traveling repertory company (selling tickets as well as acting). He went on to associate with Margo Jones at the Houston Civic Theater for six years...
4. Victor Buono Victor Buono Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Larger than life, Laughtonesque, and with an eloquent, king-sized appetite for maniacal merriment, a good portion of the work of actor Victor Buono was squandered on hokey villainy on both film and television. Ostensibly perceived as bizarre or demented, seldom did Hollywood give this cultivated cut-up...
5. Maurice Chevalier Maurice Chevalier Soundtrack, Gigi Maurice Chevalier's first working job was as an acrobat, until a serious accident ended that career. He turned his talents to singing and acting, and made several short films in France. During World War I he enlisted in the French army. He was wounded in battle, captured and placed in a POW camp by the Germans...
6. Margaret Sullavan Margaret Sullavan Actress, The Shop Around the Corner Born in Norfolk, Virginia to wealthy stockbroker Cornelius Hancock Sullavan and heiress Garland Council Sullavan, Margaret Brooke overcame a muscle weakness in her childhood to go on to become a rebellious teenager at posh private schools. She went on to perform with the University Players at Harvard and made her Broadway debut in Hello...
7. Juanita Moore Juanita Moore Actress, Imitation of Life African American actress Juanita Moore entered films in the early 1950s, a time in which few black people were given an opportunity to act in major studio films. Fortunately Moore's roles began improving as Hollywood developed a social consciousness toward the end of the decade. In 1959 she received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Imitation of Life...
8. Royce D. Applegate Royce D. Applegate Actor, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
9. Barton MacLane Barton MacLane Actor, The Maltese Falcon Barton MacLane graduated from Wesleyan University, where he displayed a notable aptitude for sports, in particular football and basketball. Not surprisingly, his physical prowess led to an early role in The Quarterback with Richard Dix. MacLane once commented that, as an actor, he needed to have the physical strength to tear the bad guys "from limb to limb"...
10. Meg Wyllie Meg Wyllie Actress, General Hospital
11. Uta Hagen Uta Hagen Actress, The Boys from Brazil Noted stage actress who has also done limited work in TV and film. Born in Germany and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Her Broadway debut was in "The Seagull" in 1938. She won her first Tony (and other awards) in 1950 for Clifford Odets "The Country Girl"...
12. Edmund Purdom Edmund Purdom Actor, Don't Open Till Christmas
13. Ryan Mone Ryan Mone Thanks, There's Something About Mary The explanation of the dedication at the end of the film 'There's Something about Mary' is that Ryan Mone was a young hockey player from Martha's Vineyard, who died in a car accident at the age of just seventeen in 1998 . The Farrelly brothers are long-term friends of the Mone family and chose to dedicate their film to Ryan as their tribute to his memory.
14. Hank Williams Hank Williams Soundtrack, The Shawshank Redemption Hank Williams was born in September 1923 in a small Alabama farming community about 70 miles south of Montgomery. His father was a railroad engineer who was also a victim of shell shock after a year of fighting in France in 1918 during World War I and spent many years in veterans hospitals. Hank's mother...
15. Virginia Baker Virginia Baker Actress, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
16. Patti Page Patti Page Soundtrack, Die Hard 2 Patti Page was born Clara Ann Fowler in Oklahoma in 1927. She began her professional singing career at KTUL, a Tulsa radio station. Since the program was sponsored by Page Milk, she adopted the moniker Patti Page, and it stuck. Patti toured the US in the late 1940s with Jimmy Joy, and notably sang with the Benny Goodman band in Chicago...
17. Ian Fleming Ian Fleming Actor, Quartet
18. Bob Anderson Bob Anderson Stunts, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
19. Erwin Biswanger Erwin Biswanger Actor, Metropolis
20. Cyril Shaps Cyril Shaps Actor, The Pianist The son of a tailor, Cyril studied at the London School of Broadcasting aged 12 years. His first professional appearance, at 12, came on Radio Lyons and Radio Luxembourg in such commercials as O.K. Sauce and Quaker Oats. After demob from the Army, he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art which was followed by Guildford rep and the West End...
21. Gertrude Temple Gertrude Temple Actress, Ali Baba Goes to Town Gertrude Amelia Krieger was born on July 15, 1893, in Chicago, Illinois. In 1903, her father, German-born Julius Otto Krieger, relocated the family to Los Angeles, California. Because her parents worked long hours and her father died when she was 15, Gertrude spent much of her childhood caring for her younger brother...
22. Julia Phillips Julia Phillips Producer, Taxi Driver
23. A.I. Bezzerides A.I. Bezzerides Writer, On Dangerous Ground
24. Gary Brockette Gary Brockette Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Survival Island
25. Catya Sassoon Catya Sassoon Actress, Angelfist Daughter of English hair stylist Vidal Sassoon and American actress Beverly Adams, she was born and lived her tender years in Manhattan, New York, than in Los Angeles, California. At 14, she dropped out of Beverly Hills High School to pursue a modeling career in New York, due to the persuasion of talent agent John Casablancas...
26. Robert Fortier Robert Fortier Actor, 3 Women
27. Marcel Hillaire Marcel Hillaire Actor, Take the Money and Run Another of a group of scene-stealing character actors who came to the fore during the early years of television, Marcel built a 40-year long career in Hollywood playing the archetypal French gendarme, maitre d' or small time crook. In fact, the balding, steely-eyed little actor was born Erwin Ottmar Hiller...
28. Benjamin Lum Benjamin Lum Actor, The Stock Tip
29. Virgil W. Vogel Virgil W. Vogel Director, The Mole People Virgil W. Vogel began his career at Universal in 1940 as an assistant editor. He worked as an editor for many years, although by the mid-'50s he had begun to tire of the job and pressed Universal executive Edward Muhl for a shot at directing. Vogel was handed The Mole People with John Agar...
30. Barbara Werle Barbara Werle Actress, Battle of the Bulge
31. Ed Ramey Ed Ramey Actor, Deliverance
32. Warrene Ott Warrene Ott Actress, The Undertaker and His Pals
33. Fabijan Sovagovic Fabijan Sovagovic Actor, Handcuffs
34. Sally Mansfield Sally Mansfield Actress, Little Washington Sally Mansfield was the daughter of Samuel Mahder (October 5, 1901 - April 14, 1970) and Gertude (Page) Mahder (November 17, 1910 - Jan. 22, 1998) and trod the boards under her birth name at Chicago's Gage Park High School (5630 Rockwell Street) in the school's stage presentation of "The Tailormade Man" on June 19th and 20th...
35. Townes van Zandt Townes van Zandt Soundtrack, In Bruges
36. Ninón Sevilla Ninón Sevilla Actress, Victims of Sin Born in Cuba and raised by an aunt in the populous Centro Habana sector, Ninón Sevilla was graced with feline features, wonderful legs and exceptional vitality. She successfully danced her way through Havana night clubs and cabarets, and arrived in Mexico in 1946, where she made her film debut. Although she had already imposed her eccentric attires and hairdos...
37. Jerry Summers Jerry Summers Actor, What's Up, Doc?
38. Joan Rice Joan Rice Actress, His Majesty O'Keefe Pert, dark-haired leading lady in 50's UK films.
39. Phyllis Hill Phyllis Hill Actress, General Hospital Phyllis Hill started on the stage in New York and later appeared with the Metropolitan Opera Company's ballet group and the Radio City Music Hall Ballet Corps. Formerly married to actor José Ferrer, she married Frank Overton in Los Angeles in 1962. She went into semi-retirement in 1983 following an automobile accident...
40. Sophie Roche Sophie Roche Actress, Projet X
41. Brooks Benedict Brooks Benedict Actor, The Freshman
42. Margot Grahame Margot Grahame Actress, The Informer
43. Libby Taylor Libby Taylor Actress, The Great McGinty
44. Peter Caffrey Peter Caffrey Actor, A Love Divided
45. Jane Morgan Jane Morgan Actress, Our Miss Brooks
46. Pete G. Papanickolas Pete G. Papanickolas Camera and Electrical Department, Airplane!
47. Estella Blain Estella Blain Actress, The Diabolical Dr. Z
48. Michael Emmet Michael Emmet Actor, Attack of the Giant Leeches
49. George Carl George Carl Self, Episode #4.12 Born in Ohio, George Carl began his career as a circus performer while still in his teens. He eventually attained international fame as a clown, vaudevillian, and slapstick comic. The Circus of Monte Carlo honored him with an award for his clowning, presented by Princess Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco...
50. Sophie Daumier Sophie Daumier Actress, A Simple Story
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