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1. Pete Postlethwaite Pete Postlethwaite Actor, Inception Classically-trained actor Pete Postlethwaite was born Peter William Postlethwaite in 1946 and was a distinguished character actor on stage, TV and film. Growing up in Warrington, Lancashire amid middle-class surroundings, he went to college and while completing his studies developed an interest in theatre...
2. Anne Francis Anne Francis Actress, Forbidden Planet Anne Francis got into show business quite early in life. She was born Ann Marvak on September 16, 1930 in Ossining, New York (which is near Sing Sing prison), the only child of Phillip Marvak, a businessman/salesman, and the former Edith Francis. A natural little beauty, she became a John Robert Powers model at age 6(!) and swiftly moved into radio soap work and television in New York...
3. Alan Hale Jr. Alan Hale Jr. Actor, Hang 'Em High The son of the great character actor (and Errol Flynn sidekick) Alan Hale, Alan Hale Jr. (he dropped the Jr. after his father passed away) was literally born into the movies. Hale did his first movie as a baby and continued to act until his death. Unlike other child actors, Hale made a smooth transition in the movies and starred in several classics like Up Periscope...
4. Dick Powell Dick Powell Actor, Murder, My Sweet In the 1930s , Dick Powell was the juvenile lead in the Warner backstage musicals opposite such rising stars as Ruby Keeler and Joan Blondell. After his career in musicals, he was cast in private-eye roles and became a producer and director for both TV and movies.
5. Jack Carson Jack Carson Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace When Jack Carson arrived in Hollywood in 1937, he found work at RKO as an extra. His first major acting role came alongside Humphrey Bogart in the romantic comedy Stand-In. After a few years, he developed into a popular character actor who would be seen in a large number of comedies, musicals and a few westerns...
6. Una Merkel Una Merkel Actress, The Parent Trap Una Merkel began her movie career as stand-in for Lillian Gish in the movie The Wind. After that, she performed on Broadway before she returned to movies for the D.W. Griffith film Abraham Lincoln. In her early years, before gaining a few pounds, she looked like Lillian Gish, but after Abraham Lincoln her comic potential was discovered...
7. Nancy Kelly Nancy Kelly Actress, The Bad Seed Coached by her show-business mother, a former actress, brunette Nancy Kelly started her career as a one-year-old model for James Montgomery Flagg. While receiving her education at the Bentley School for Girls she also trained as an actress. From 1926, the precociously talented Nancy became one of the most...
8. Steven Gilborn Steven Gilborn Actor, Doctor Dolittle
9. Emil Jannings Emil Jannings Actor, The Blue Angel His real name was Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz, and in the early 1900s, he was already working in the theater under Max Reinhardt's company. Important movies where he defined himself as a convincing actor were Madame DuBarry and Quo Vadis?, followed by The Last Laugh(aka The Last Laugh) in 1924 and Jealousy (aka Variety) in 1925...
10. Ned Wertimer Ned Wertimer Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
11. Tex Ritter Tex Ritter Soundtrack, High Noon Singing-cowboy star of "B" westerns during the 30's and 40's and later country-music recording star.
12. Lynn Cartwright Lynn Cartwright Actress, A League of Their Own Frequently appearing for or alongside her actor/writer husband of 50 years, noted stage, screen and TV heavy and writer Leo Gordon, actress Lynn Cartwright is probably best remembered for one of her early screen roles as the brusque, Brooklyn-accented switchboard operator in the cult horror The Wasp Woman...
13. Bill Hart Bill Hart Actor, The Wild Bunch
14. Virginia Field Virginia Field Actress, Waterloo Bridge London-born actress, daughter of the King's Counsel, St. John Field, educated in Paris and Vienna. Her mother, a cousin of famous Confederate General Robert E. Lee, chose the name "Virginia" as homage to Lee's beloved home state. Virginia also had an actress aunt, Auriol Lee, who paved the way for her debut on the stage...
15. Silvana Gallardo Silvana Gallardo Actress, Death Wish II
16. Patricia Smith Patricia Smith Actress, The Spirit of St. Louis
17. Dick Emery Dick Emery Actor, Yellow Submarine In the 1960s and 1970s, Dick Emery was one of the most successful comics on the box. He was voted BBC TV Personality of the Year, thanks to creations such as his toothy vicar, sex-starved spinster Hettie, crusty old Lampwick, outrageously camp Clarence, who coined the phrase: "Hallo honky tonks". Perhaps the most memorable of all was Mandy...
18. Jett Travolta Jett Travolta Thanks, Old Dogs
19. Peter Hobbs Peter Hobbs Actor, Sleeper
20. Ross Alexander Ross Alexander Actor, Captain Blood The tragically brief life of fresh-faced, boyishly handsome Ross Alexander, who seemed to have everything going for him, plays these days like a bad Hollywood movie. Alexander was a charming, highly engaging young actor whose pleasant voice and breezy personality aided greatly in his transition from Broadway teen player to young adult Warner Bros...
21. Osa Massen Osa Massen Actress, Rocketship X-M Osa Massen (born Aase Iverson Madsen) was a newspaper photographer with an ambition to become a film editor. Prolific Danish film director Alice O'Fredericks gave her a role in her film Kidnapped. After only two films in Denmark, she was given a screen test by 20th Century Fox and arrived in Hollywood in 1936. As of 2004, Osa Massen Vogel lives in a suburb of the Danish capital, Copenhagen.
22. Frances E. Williams Frances E. Williams Actress, The Jerk
23. Shepard Menken Shepard Menken Actor, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
24. Jim Boyd Jim Boyd Actor, 1
25. Jo Ann Marlowe Jo Ann Marlowe Actress, Mildred Pierce Jo Ann Marlowe was born Jo Ann Mares in Schuyler, NE in 1936 to Edward and Theora Mares. Jo Ann was discovered on a family vacation in Hollywood at age 4 by a Warner Brothers director in a restaurant. The family relocated to California and Jo Ann took the stage name, Jo Ann Marlowe. Jo Ann acted for...
26. Bibi Osterwald Bibi Osterwald Actress, As Good as It Gets
27. David Gerber David Gerber Producer, Flight 93
28. George MacDonald Fraser George MacDonald Fraser Writer, Octopussy George McDonald Fraser was an expert storyteller and master of the comic novel. His most widely read books chronicle the adult exploits of Harry Flashman (the original cowardly school bully of "Tom Brown's Schooldays"). Though fictionalised, these bawdy adventures are invariably set against an impeccably well-researched and annotated historical background...
29. Richard D. Winters Richard D. Winters Self, Points
30. Alison De Vere Alison De Vere Animation Department, The Black Dog
31. Jeffrey Disick Jeffrey Disick Self, The Kardashians Take NYC
32. Little Jimmy Dickens Little Jimmy Dickens Self, Episode #1.2
33. John Woodnutt John Woodnutt Actor, Dragonheart: A New Beginning John Woodnutt was a serious, gaunt-faced character actor with extensive stage experience. He made his professional acting debut at the Oxford Playhouse at the age of 18. He also performed Shakespearean roles at the Open Air Theatre at London's Regent's Park. He had a long string of television credits to his name...
34. Renato Rascel Renato Rascel Actor, Policarpo
35. John Wojtowicz John Wojtowicz Self, The Dog
36. Teri Diver Teri Diver Actress, Zena: Mistress of the Universe Tiny (under five feet), sexy, and attractive Irish redhead Teri Diver was born Bonnie Jean Clarke (married surname Bergendahl) on September 6, 1965. Teri became an emancipated youth at age 13 and graduated from high school ahead of her class. Diver attended college early and majored in behavior modification...
37. Barbara Pilavin Barbara Pilavin Actress, Constantine
38. Roger Kitter Roger Kitter Actor, Suzie Gold
39. Miguel M. Delgado Miguel M. Delgado Director, The Little Priest
40. Patrick O'Brian Patrick O'Brian Writer, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
41. Robert Magruder Robert Magruder Self, Episode #9.1
42. Richard Hart Richard Hart Actor, Green Dolphin Street While he had a short life and very short film career, sleekly handsome actor Richard Hart, with his dark and virile looks, demonstrated much promise in those few years, especially on Broadway and in TV's "Golden Age." It all ended quickly, however, with his sudden demise at age 35. Born Richard Comstock Hart...
43. Kenneth Hawks Kenneth Hawks Director, Big Time
44. Margot Stevenson Margot Stevenson Actress, Calling Philo Vance
45. Lia Zoppelli Lia Zoppelli Actress, La casa stregata
46. Lynda Gibson Lynda Gibson Actress, The Castle
47. Eddie Heywood Eddie Heywood Soundtrack, Out of Sight
48. Sandy Sanders Sandy Sanders Actor, Phantom from Space
49. Fadil Hadzic Fadil Hadzic Writer, Sluzbeni polozaj
50. Lucienne Camille Lucienne Camille Actress, La mazurka del barone, della santa e del fico fiorone
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