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1. Keye Luke Keye Luke Actor, Gremlins Keye Luke was born in Canton, China. He grew up in Seattle, Washington, and entered the film business as a commercial artist and a designer of movie posters. He was hired as a technical advisor on several Asian-themed films, and made his film debut in The Painted Veil. It seemed that he appeared in almost every film that called for Chinese characters...
2. Amrish Puri Amrish Puri Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of 'Mogambo' (with the catchphrase "Mogambo Khush Hua")...
3. Agatha Christie Agatha Christie Writer, Witness for the Prosecution Agatha was born as "Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller" in 1890 to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. Agatha was of American and British descent, her father being American and her mother British. Her father was a relatively affluent stockbroker. Agatha received home education from early childhood to when she turned 12-years-old in 1902...
4. Alexandra Bastedo Alexandra Bastedo Actress, Batman Begins
5. Maurice Gibb Maurice Gibb Soundtrack, The Adjustment Bureau
6. Ann Prentiss Ann Prentiss Actress, My Stepmother Is an Alien
7. William Peter Blatty William Peter Blatty Writer, The Exorcist
8. Henri-Georges Clouzot Henri-Georges Clouzot Writer, Diabolique Beginning his film career as a screenwriter, Henri-Georges Clouzot switched over to directing and in 1943 had the distinction of having his film Le Corbeau banned by both the German forces occupying France and the Free French forces fighting them, but for different reasons. He shot to international fame with The Wages of Fear and consolidated that success with Diabolique...
9. Kinji Fukasaku Kinji Fukasaku Director, Battle Royale
10. Paul Picerni Paul Picerni Actor, The Untouchables As a child Paul Picerni had aspirations to become an attorney until he acted in an eighth-grade play and later learned that the school principal liked his performance and called him "a born actor". He next appeared in little theater productions, then (after World War II Air Force service) on the stage at Loyola University...
11. Frank Marth Frank Marth Actor, Telefon Versatile, diligent character actor Frank Marth was a familiar presence in just about every major American prime-time TV show of the 60's and 70's. The native New Yorker got his big break as a member of Jackie Gleason's stock company, perennially cast as uncredited background characters in Cavalcade of Stars and The Honeymooners...
12. Betty Lou Gerson Betty Lou Gerson Actress, 101 Dalmatians
13. Russ Conway Russ Conway Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
14. Isobel Elsom Isobel Elsom Actress, My Fair Lady The epitome of opulent, grande dame haughtiness, British character actress Isobel Elsom began on the stage in 1911 and went on to grace a number of silent and sound pictures in England, marrying and divorcing director Maurice Elvey in the interim. In the late 30s she settled in America and earned major Broadway success with the play "Ladies in Retirement," which she also took to film in 1941...
15. John Horsley John Horsley Actor, Shadow Squad John made his acting debut at the Theatre Royal, Bournemouth. After spending a year in various reps. including Hastings, Watford and Eastbourne, he was conscripted into the Devon Yeomanry during the war and served in Italy and Sicily, but contracted hepatitis. He then became a member of the Army Bureau For Current Affairs - Play Unit...
16. Griff Barnett Griff Barnett Actor, Criss Cross
17. Norman Kerry Norman Kerry Actor, The Phantom of the Opera Popular leading man or villain in the silent era. He often wore fancy wax mustaches. Made a sucessful transtion to sound. Retired from films in 1941 concluding a thirty five year career.
18. Claude Berri Claude Berri Producer, Ensemble, c'est tout
19. Gösta Ekman Gösta Ekman Actor, Faust Generally spoken of as Swedish theater's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first real star of Swedish theater. His boyish good looks attracted both sexes, helping to create a massive cult following and elevating him to the status of a living legend...
20. Kay Aldridge Kay Aldridge Actress, Perils of Nyoka This 1930's model and magazine cover-girl was employed, as often as not, as a beautiful "living statue" in early 40's Hollywood Technicolor items, strictly to prettify a movie set's ambience while herself saying hardly a word. On the other hand, she was also heroine (talking heroine, it should be pointed out), such as "Nyoka the Jungle Girl," in 40's black-and-white "B" serials.
21. Anne Meacham Anne Meacham Actress, Another World
22. Sal Pacino Sal Pacino Actor, I soldati
23. John Alderman John Alderman Actor, Pink Angels John Alderman was a talented, prolific and ubiquitous actor in numerous low-budget exploitation features who appeared in everything from 1960s softcore items to 1970s drive-in fare to 1980s hardcore porn throughout the course of his long and diverse career. Alderman was born on June 6, 1933, in Syracuse...
24. John M. Stahl John M. Stahl Director, Leave Her to Heaven John Stahl was the final executive in charge of Tiffany Pictures (located on the Talisman lot, later owned by Monogram Pictures), once a big fish in the pond of "Poverty Row", which in those days also included Columbia Pictures. With a B-movie history dating back to the silent era and after making 70 talkies...
25. Bill Bambridge Bill Bambridge Actor, Tabu: A Story of the South Seas
26. Rex Rossi Rex Rossi Stunts, The Dead Pool
27. Pete Smith Pete Smith Producer, Sure Cures Born Peter Schmidt in New York City, Pete Smith got a job after graduating business college with The Player magazine and later with Billboard magazine. That led to his being hired as a publicist for Famous Players-Lasky and Artcraft Pictures, and he was later appointed publicity director at Paramount Pictures...
28. Meg Mundy Meg Mundy Actress, Guiding Light
29. Marc Davis Marc Davis Animation Department, Cinderella
30. Ruth Wells Brennan Ruth Wells Brennan Self, This Is Your Life
31. Elizabeth Moody Elizabeth Moody Actress, Dead Alive
32. Ruth Leuwerik Ruth Leuwerik Actress, Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika Often called the First Lady of German cinema, Ruth Leuwerik was at the peak of her popularity during the 1950's when partnered on screen by the leading male stars of the post-war era: Dieter Borsche, Hannes Messemer, Curd Jürgens and O.W. Fischer. She proved her range by alternating between glamorous damsels and emancipated...
33. Dave Lee Dave Lee Actor, Sinderella Live
34. Charles Irwin Charles Irwin Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty
35. Ed Kerrigan Ed Kerrigan Actor, Man Trouble
36. Nevil Shute Nevil Shute Writer, On the Beach Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, England. Decided early on an aeronautical career, and went to work for the de Havilland Aircraft Company as an engineer, where he was heavily involved in the construction of the airship R100. After the disastrous loss of the R101, built by the government in direct competition with his design...
37. Arthur Sheekman Arthur Sheekman Writer, Duck Soup
38. Stanley Unwin Stanley Unwin Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
39. O.P. Ralhan O.P. Ralhan Actor, Phool Aur Patthar
40. Günther Stoll Günther Stoll Actor, What Have You Done to Solange?
41. Iris Sadler Iris Sadler Actress, Mind Your Language
42. Barry Cox Barry Cox Actor, The Italian Job
43. Thierry van Werveke Thierry van Werveke Actor, Knockin' on Heaven's Door
44. Lorraine Hansberry Lorraine Hansberry Writer, A Raisin in the Sun
45. Germán Cobos Germán Cobos Actor, Cria Cuervos
46. Gordon Wynn Gordon Wynn Actor, Little Big Horn
47. Samuel Bronston Samuel Bronston Producer, El Cid
48. Ernest Pintoff Ernest Pintoff Director, The Critic Ernest Pintoff won the Oscar for best animated short for The Critic, a satire on modern art written and narrated by Mel Brooks. Pintoff previously earned an Oscar nomination for his animated short The Violinist, narrated by Carl Reiner. For television Pintoff directed episodes of numerous series...
49. Philip Ford Philip Ford Director, Lassie
50. Fred Krone Fred Krone Actor, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Stuntman and actor Fred Krone was born on June 19, 1930 in Kentucky. Krone grew up in California and attended Hollywood High School in the 1940's. Fred originally planned on being a concert violinist but an accident in 1946 that resulted in some of his fingers getting blown off ended that choice. Krone...
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