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1. Jack Lord Jack Lord Actor, Hawaii Five-O Jack Lord will probably be best remembered as Steve McGarrett in the long running television series Hawaii Five-O, but he was much more than that however. He starred in several movies, directed several episodes of his show, was in several Broadway productions, and was an accomplished artist. Two of...
2. Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer Actor, The Defiant Ones
3. Ann Sheridan Ann Sheridan Actress, Another World Clara Lou Sheridan was born February 21, 1915, in Denton, Texas, to an automobile mechanic and his homemaker wife. The youngest of five children, she grew up in a normal childhood environment. She was a self-described tomboy and was very athletic, and played on the girls basketball team for North Texas State Teacher's College...
4. Susan Strasberg Susan Strasberg Actress, Picnic Susan Strasberg was born in New York City on May 22, 1938. From the time of her birth, she was destined to be an actress. Her father was Lee Strasberg, acting coach at the famed Actors Studio in New York. In 1953, Susan made her acting debut in the episode, Catch a Falling Star, of the Goodyear Playhouse...
5. Cecil B. DeMille Cecil B. DeMille Producer, The Ten Commandments His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he was 12, and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company. Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts...
6. Peggy Lee Peggy Lee Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Peggy Lee was Born Norma Dolores Egstrom in Jamestown, North Dakota, on May 26, 1920. At age four her mother died. Peggy's father, a railroad station agent, remarried but later left home, leaving Peggy's care entrusted to a stepmother who physically abused her. Peggy later memorialized this in the calypso number "One Beating a Day"...
7. Michael Winner Michael Winner Director, Death Wish Winner was an only child, born in Hampstead, London, England, to Helen (née Zlota) and George Joseph Winner (1910-1975), a company director. His family was Jewish; his mother was Polish and his father of Russian extraction. Following his father's death, Winner's mother gambled recklessly and sold art and furniture worth around £10m at the time...
8. Georges Méliès Georges Méliès Director, A Trip to the Moon Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and film director famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema. Méliès was an especially prolific innovator in the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted color...
9. Joseph Schildkraut Joseph Schildkraut Actor, The Diary of Anne Frank An imposing Austrian import-turned-matinée idol on the silent screen, Hollywood actor Joseph Schildkraut went on to conquer talking films as well -- with Oscar-winning results. Inclined towards smooth, cunning villainy, his Oscar came instead for his sympathetic portrayal of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in The Life of Emile Zola...
10. Allyn Joslyn Allyn Joslyn Actor, Only Angels Have Wings Allyn Joslyn, the son of a Pennsylvania mining engineer, made his stage debut at 17. He was soon appearing regularly in Broadway productions, and headed for Hollywood in 1936, making his debut in They Won't Forget. His nervous, at times dyspeptic demeanor and somewhat aristocratic looks fit in with the pompous...
11. Sandy Baron Sandy Baron Actor, Broadway Danny Rose Sandy Baron was born Sanford Beresofsky in Brooklyn, New York on May 5, 1936. Raised in Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood, the young Sandy attended public schools and participated in accelerated classes. A graduate of Brooklyn College, he spent his early years working summers in the Catskill Mountain resorts that were the breeding grounds of many Jewish comedians...
12. Abraham Sofaer Abraham Sofaer Actor, Quo Vadis Born on October 1, 1896, in Rangoon, Burma, to Burmese-Jewish parents, distinguished veteran character actor Abraham Sofaer was a one-time schoolteacher in both Rangoon and London. He switched gears to acting after a short time and made his stage debut as a walk-on in William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" in 1921...
13. Gwyn Savage Gwyn Savage Casting Department, Fanboys
14. Eiko Ishioka Eiko Ishioka Costume Designer, Dracula
15. George Orwell George Orwell Writer, Nineteen Eighty-Four Born the son of an Opium Agent in Bengal, Eric Blair was educated in England (Eton 1921). The joined the British Imperial Police in Burma, serving until 1927. He then travelled around England and Europe, doing various odd jobs to support his writing. By 1935 he had adopted the 'pen-name' of 'George Orwell' and had written his first novels...
16. Al St. John Al St. John Actor, Riders of Destiny
17. Steve Susskind Steve Susskind Actor, Monsters, Inc.
18. Ernest Cossart Ernest Cossart Actor, The Great Ziegfeld Ernest Cossart came to Hollywood to play a succession of butlers, valets and man-servants with names like Binns, Jeepers or Brassett. In fact, if you saw Angel or Letter of Introduction, you may have assumed that he simply stepped from one movie set to another. Always at home donning bat-wing collars...
19. Polly Ann Young Polly Ann Young Actress, The Man from Utah
20. Otis Harlan Otis Harlan Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream
21. Rita Lynn Rita Lynn Actress, Code of the West
22. Scott Holden Scott Holden Actor, Breezy
23. Frances Dade Frances Dade Actress, Dracula
24. Jackie Wilson Jackie Wilson Soundtrack, Sweet November Jackie "Sonny" Wilson was born in Detroit, Michigan, and grew up in Highland Park, the only son of Jack and Eliza Mae Wilson from Columbus, Mississippi. His father was an alcoholic and constantly unemployed, and his mother, who had lost two earlier children, doted on Jackie and became a powerful influence in his life...
25. Jordan Christopher Jordan Christopher Actor, Brainstorm
26. Ralph Reed Ralph Reed Actor, Reform School Girl Ralph Reed "Freeto", worked as an actor from 1938 to 1958. Attended UCLA in 1953. Korean War Veteran, discharged in 1955. Moved to Orange County, California in 1962 and had been in Real Estate for the past 35 years. Burial at El Toro Memorial Park, El Toro, California.
27. Marie Lohr Marie Lohr Actress, Pygmalion
28. Helen Lang Helen Lang Actress, Revenge of the Cheerleaders Stunningly sensuous, shapely, and gorgeous brunette Helen Lang only appeared in several pictures during her regrettably short-lived acting career. Helen was a dancer and stripper who first gained public recognition for her steamy nude pictorial in the July, 1976 issue of "Penthouse" magazine. Lang had...
29. William Girdler William Girdler Director, 'Sheba, Baby' Born October 22, 1947 in Jefferson County, Kentucky, William Brent Girdler launched his filmmaking career with the 1972 release of Asylum of Satan. He made a total of nine films in six years and provided the music for the Pat Patterson quickie Dr. Gore. Girdler died in a helicopter accident in the Philippines after completing his final movie The Manitou...
30. Joseph O'Conor Joseph O'Conor Actor, Oliver!
31. Yoshifumi Kondô Yoshifumi Kondô Animation Department, Grave of the Fireflies
32. V.I. Lenin V.I. Lenin Writer, Padenie dinastii Romanovykh
33. Dana Medrická Dana Medrická Actress, Who Wants to Kill Jessie?
34. Danny Mills Danny Mills Actor, Pink Flamingos
35. Carl Prickett Carl Prickett Actor, Perry Mason
36. Bambi Allen Bambi Allen Actress, Affair in the Air
37. Jack Montgomery Jack Montgomery Actor, Pursued
38. Geeta Bali Geeta Bali Actress, Vachan
39. Joseph Cawthorn Joseph Cawthorn Actor, White Zombie Cawthorn made his stage debut in 1872 at the age of four. At nine, he went to England and played in music halls for four years. In 1898, Cawthorn made his debut on Broadway and carried on a successful career for some twenty-five years. Moving to Hollywood in 1927, he began a career as a character actor...
40. Jordan Christianson Jordan Christianson Miscellaneous Crew, Murdoch Mysteries
41. Pauline Yates Pauline Yates Actress, Harriet's Back in Town Born in St. Helens, Merseyside, Pauline Yates knew she wanted to be an actress from an early age. After leaving school, she went straight into Oldham Rep., making her stage debut aged 17 as Grace Poole in Jane Eyre In the late 1960s she landed her first TV role and was starting to become a familiar face on programmes such as Crown Court and Armchair Theatre...
42. Tom Parker Tom Parker Miscellaneous Crew, Jailhouse Rock
43. Frank Mitchell Frank Mitchell Actor, Coal Miner's Daughter
44. Stephen Coit Stephen Coit Actor, The Long Goodbye
45. Alex Bookston Alex Bookston Actor, Murder in the First
46. Leslie French Leslie French Actor, Death in Venice
47. Richard L. Duran Richard L. Duran Stunts, Con Air
48. John Kidd John Kidd Actor, Plenty
49. Austin Trevor Austin Trevor Actor, The Red Shoes
50. Satyanarayana E.V.V. Satyanarayana E.V.V. Director, Sooryavansham
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