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1. 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")...
2. 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...
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. Henri-Georges Clouzot Henri-Georges Clouzot Writer, Diabolique After a decade as a screenwriter, Clouzot made his directorial debut in 1942. His next film, Le Corbeau: The Raven had the distinction of being banned both by the Nazis and the victorious French forces for differing reasons. He shot to international fame with The Wages of Fear and consolidated that success with Diabolique...
7. 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...
8. Betty Lou Gerson Betty Lou Gerson Actress, 101 Dalmatians
9. Russ Conway Russ Conway Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
10. Kinji Fukasaku Kinji Fukasaku Director, Battle Royale
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 1960'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. Ann Prentiss Ann Prentiss Actress, My Stepmother Is an Alien
13. Claude Berri Claude Berri Writer, Jean de Florette
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. 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...
17. Sal Pacino Sal Pacino Actor, I soldati
18. Ruth Wells Brennan Ruth Wells Brennan Self, This Is Your Life
19. 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...
20. Griff Barnett Griff Barnett Actor, Criss Cross
21. Meg Mundy Meg Mundy Actress, Guiding Light
22. Ken Strong Ken Strong Actor, RoboCop 3
23. 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...
24. Charles Irwin Charles Irwin Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty
25. Elizabeth Moody Elizabeth Moody Actress, Dead Alive
26. Norma Drury Boleslavsky Norma Drury Boleslavsky Actress, Stage Door Norma Drury, a talented young pianist, met and fell in love with theatrical director Richard Boleslavsky (Boleslawski) when both were working on the New York stage play "Mr Moneypenny" in 1928-29. Boleslavsky divorced his Russian wife of 12 years, Natalia (Shimkevich) Boleslavsky, and married the younger pianist in 1929...
27. James S. Elliott James S. Elliott Producer, It Happened in Athens
28. Max Rabinowitz Max Rabinowitz Music Department, Ben-Hur
29. 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.
30. 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...
31. Andy Matthews Andy Matthews Director, The Album Chart Show Andy Matthews is an internationally acclaimed director and producer. A recipient of BAFTA and RTS awards and a Grammy, plus twice Emmy nominated, he is best known for the Beatles Anthology, alongside directing live music events, along with music shows and documentaries for television. An intuitive and innovative director...
32. Stanley Unwin Stanley Unwin Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
33. Frantisek Cáp Frantisek Cáp Director, Vesna
34. 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...
35. Marc Davis Marc Davis Animation Department, Cinderella
36. 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.
37. Reginald Hill Reginald Hill Writer, Dalziel and Pascoe
38. Barry K. Barnes Barry K. Barnes Actor, The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel
39. Joan Root Joan Root Cinematographer, Mysterious Castles of Clay Joan was a British filmmaker and conservationist. She was the daughter of Edmund Thorpe, a British coffee farmer and safari guide. Joan and Alan Root (an amateur filmmaker) met and married in 1961. Since then they have made 10 documentary films on wildlife. They divorced in 1981. On January 12...
40. Theo. A. Metz Theo. A. Metz Soundtrack, Batman Composer of the rousing ragtime classic "A Hot Time in the Old Town", which became the theme song of the Spanish-American War in 1898. (Theodore Roosevelt once conducted the tune and commented that he was "proud to shake the hand of the man who wrote the song that stirred a nation.") Metz maintained a desk at the Marks Music Corporation offices in New York and...
41. Robert Seiter Robert Seiter Editor, Leave It to Beaver
42. Ernst Baumann Ernst Baumann Camera and Electrical Department, It Was a Gay Ballnight
43. Art Bucaro Art Bucaro Actor, Mary Poppins After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Art Bucaro used his GI Bill to fund his professional training at California's prestigious Pasadena Playhouse. Over the next two decades he acted in numerous Los Angeles area plays and appeared in a variety of film and television roles, most notably in Disney's production of Mary Poppins...
44. Freddie Chapman Freddie Chapman Actor, Colorado Pioneers
45. O.P. Ralhan O.P. Ralhan Actor, Phool Aur Patthar
46. Jacques de Baroncelli Jacques de Baroncelli Director, Nitchevo
47. Iosif Olshansky Iosif Olshansky Writer, Dom, v kotorom ya zhivu
48. Kálmán Latabár Kálmán Latabár Actor, Egy szoknya, egy nadrág
49. Sam Langford Sam Langford Actor, The Brute
50. Thomas Anderson Thomas Anderson Actor, Don't Play Us Cheap
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