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1. Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Actor, The Dark Knight When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. Heath Ledger was born on the fourth of April 1979...
2. Jean Simmons Jean Simmons Actress, Spartacus Demure British beauty Jean Simmons was born January 31, 1929 in Crouch End, London. As a 14-year-old dance student, she was plucked from her school to play Margaret Lockwood's precocious sister in Give Us the Moon, and she went on to make a name for herself in such major British productions as Caesar and Cleopatra...
3. Telly Savalas Telly Savalas Actor, Kojak Son of Greek immigrants. Soldier during World War II. Studied psychology. Worked as journalist for ABC News. The bald-headed actor played character roles, often as sadistic or psychotic types. He became a TV favorite in the 1970s when his role as Det. Theo Kojak in the TV movie The Marcus-Nelson Murders was expanded into the gritty Kojak TV series, lasting from 1973-78.
4. Herbert Marshall Herbert Marshall Actor, Foreign Correspondent Herbert Marshall had trained to become a certified accountant, but his interest turned to the stage. He lost a leg while serving in World War I, he was rehabilitated with a wooden leg. This did not stop him from making good his decision to make the stage as his vocation. He used a very deliberate square-shouldered and guided walk - largely unnoticeable - to cover up his disability...
5. Ann Miller Ann Miller Actress, Mulholland Dr. Ann Miller was born Johnnie Lucille Ann Collier on April 12, 1923 in Chireno, Texas. She lived there until she was nine, when her mother left her philandering father and moved with Ann to Los Angeles, California. Even at that young age, she had to support her mother, who was hearing-impaired and unable to hold a job...
6. James Mitchell James Mitchell Actor, All My Children
7. Alan Hale Alan Hale Actor, It Happened One Night Alan Hale decided on a film career after his attempt at becoming an opera singer didn't pan out. He quickly became much in demand as a supporting actor, starred in several films for Cecil B. DeMille and directed others for him. With the advent of sound Hale played leads in a few films, but soon settled down into a career as one of the busiest character actors in the business...
8. Dick Tufeld Dick Tufeld Miscellaneous Crew, Peyton Place The first words heard in the Irwin Allen's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea tv series belonged to Dick Tufeld: "This is the Seaview, the most extraordinary submarine in all the seven seas". The first words heard in the Irwin Allen's Lost In Space tv series belonged to Dick Tufeld: "This is the beginning, this is the day, you are watching the unfolding of one of history's great adventures...
9. Liz Renay Liz Renay Actress, Desperate Living Liz Renay's extraordinary life could almost be a movie script. Raised by fanatically religious parents, she ran away from home to win a Marilyn Monroe lookalike contest, and become a showgirl during World War II. She eventually became a "moll" to Los Angeles gangster Mickey Cohen, and when he was...
10. Luis Avalos Luis Avalos Actor, The Electric Company
11. George Selk George Selk Actor, Gunsmoke
12. Jobyna Ralston Jobyna Ralston Actress, Wings Curly-locked, cherubic knockabout comedienne of the silent cinema. Her mother, portrait photographer Mrs. Kemp Raulston, named her after her favorite actress, Jobyna Howland. She harbored ambitions for her daughter to achieve similar fame and trained her to that end. After a failed teenage marriage to a local farmer...
13. Lyndon Johnson Lyndon Johnson Self, The Presidential Tour
14. Frances Gifford Frances Gifford Actress, The Reluctant Dragon Frances Gifford had a somewhat unorthodox introduction to the movie business. Born and raised in Long Beach, California, she had no ambition to be an actress, and in fact had applied to UCLA when, at age 16, she and a friend got to visit the Samuel Goldwyn Studios, where they watched a movie being shot...
15. Patsy Rowlands Patsy Rowlands Actress, The Squirrels Born in 1931, she attended a succession of Convent Schools without any sense of direction until a new elocution teacher recognised her potential, and encouraged her to apply for a Guildhall School of Speech and Drama scholarship. She won it when she was just 15, coming top in the whole of England. ...
16. John Cheng John Cheng Actor, Qian bu gou yong 2
17. Anna Cropper Anna Cropper Actress, Cromwell
18. Akkineni Nageshwara Rao Akkineni Nageshwara Rao Actor, Manam
19. Pierre Jalbert Pierre Jalbert Actor, Combat! The son of a newspaperman, Canadian-born Pierre Jalbert graduated from Ouellet College and attended Laval University. A champion skier, he went to study art appreciation at the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1949 he visited Hollywood and later that year returned to Paris and joined a French film company as a production assistant...
20. Johnny Seven Johnny Seven Actor, The Apartment Prolific American character actor Johnny Seven was born John Anthony Fetto in the Italian section of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York, to Marie and John Fetto. He was the only boy in a family of six children, with sisters Lillian, Terry, Connie, Dolores and Jean. Considering that much of his future acting work consisted of playing tough gangsters and criminals...
21. Ticky Holgado Ticky Holgado Actor, Amélie
22. Penelope Dudley-Ward Penelope Dudley-Ward Actress, The Citadel
23. Jean-Louis Barrault Jean-Louis Barrault Actor, The Longest Day Celebrated French stage actor/director/producer Jean-Louis Barrault was born on September 8, 1910. A superlative tragedian and mime, his dedication to both avant-garde and classical plays helped revive the French theatre after World War II, while presenting world premières of works by such playwrights as Samuel Beckett...
24. Bill Mauldin Bill Mauldin Actor, The Red Badge of Courage Bill Mauldin was born in Mountain Park, New Mexico, in 1921, and started drawing young. He took a few courses at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and, in 1940 entered the Army and was assigned as an illustrator for the military's newspaper, The Stars & Stripes. He created two characters for which he will always be remembered: a pair of plain...
25. Donald Madden Donald Madden Actor, One Life to Live
26. Iris Meredith Iris Meredith Actress, The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen Attractive blond leading lady of second features in the 1930's and 40's, who had enough charm and charisma to have merited a better career. Her exploits as a western heroine paled in comparison to her real life battles, which began when she lost both her parents while in her early teens. Forced to support her three siblings...
27. Parker Fennelly Parker Fennelly Actor, The Trouble with Harry Longtime member of the "Allen's Alley" troupe on Fred Allen's radio show, portraying the whimsical Titus Moody. His cohorts were Peter Donald as Ajax Cassidy, Kenny Delmar as Senator Claghorn, and Minerva Pious as Mrs. Nussbaum. He was known for affecting a strong "down East" New England accent.
28. Kokuten Kôdô Kokuten Kôdô Actor, Seven Samurai
29. Maysa Maysa Music Department, La ley del deseo
30. Yuriy Sorokin Yuriy Sorokin Actor, Ofitsery
31. Robert Howard Lindsay Robert Howard Lindsay Writer, Matinee Theatre
32. Ksenija Martinov Ksenija Martinov Actress, Siroko je lisce
33. John McGrath John McGrath Writer, The Bofors Gun
34. Ming Lei Ming Lei Actor, Nan guo zai jian, nan guo
35. Allen Pinson Allen Pinson Stunts, Star Trek
36. Alma Rubens Alma Rubens Actress, Humoresque Alma Rubens was born Alma Genevieve Reubens in San Francisco, California. She was interested in entertaining at an early age. Like most young girls, she enjoyed fantasy play acting and by the time she was 19 had become a full-fledged star. She didn't have to wait long like some of the starlets who haunted casting offices continually...
37. Queen Victoria Queen Victoria Self, Her Majesty, Queen Victoria Princess Alexandrina Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 to the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Victoria as she was called was the granddaughter of King George III. When she was less than a year old her father died leaving her mother broke and at the mercy of her brother Leopold, the King of Belgium. Victoria lead a sheltered life in Kensington Palace while growing up...
38. Leon Lontoc Leon Lontoc Actor, Burke's Law
39. Sheldon Allman Sheldon Allman Actor, Hud
40. Ethel Kenyon Ethel Kenyon Actress, Branded
41. Gérard Darrieu Gérard Darrieu Actor, Mon oncle d'Amérique
42. Consuelo Velázquez Consuelo Velázquez Soundtrack, Juno Gave her first piano concerto at 6 years-old, and her nickname Consuelito stuck during her formal education years in music. Gained the title of music teacher at 17 years old, and became soloist of the National Symphonic Orchestra, Mexico. Besides "Besame Mucho", she was cherished for several other popular songs: "No Me Pidas Nunca", "Pasional", and "Dejame Quererte"...
43. Frank Lieberman Frank Lieberman Miscellaneous Crew, Vegas Vacation
44. Silvia Glauder Silvia Glauder Self, Weltrevolution
45. Carlos Olivier Carlos Olivier Actor, Leonela
46. Diane Chenery-Wickens Diane Chenery-Wickens Makeup Department, A Merry War
47. Menaka Devi Menaka Devi Actress, 1857 Menaka Devi was born in Varanasi in 1918. Her mother was a resident of the holy city although her father was from Bengal. Her interest in music and dance took her to Bombay where she starred in a couple of films like Prince Thaksen (1929), Uttara abhimanyu, Iswar Ki Maut and others as a child artiste...
48. Anatoliy Alekseev Anatoliy Alekseev Actor, Heroes of Shipka
49. Bohus Pastorek Bohus Pastorek Actor, Dny zrady
50. Edwin Carewe Edwin Carewe Director, Evangeline Married petite actress Mary Akin when she was just 17 and he was 38. He was already married once - in 1905 but the records of that union are lost - and divorced. Carewe and Akin had two children during their first marriage, daughter Sally Ann (b. 1925) and son William (b. 1927). A third child with Mary, Carol Lee (b. 1932), happened during their second marriage.
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