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1. Johnny Carson Johnny Carson Self, The Johnny Carson Show Johnny Carson, the legendary "King of Late Night TV" who dominated the medium's nether hours for three decades, was born in Corning, Iowa, but moved with his family to nearby Norfolk, Nebraska when he was eight years old. It was in Norfolk, where he lived until he was inducted into the US Navy in 1943...
2. Paul Robeson Paul Robeson Soundtrack, Pride This handsome, eloquent and highly charismatic actor became one of the foremost interpreters of Eugene O'Neill's plays and one of the most treasured names in song during the first half of the twentieth century. He also courted disdain and public controversy for most of his career as a staunch Cold War-era advocate for human rights...
3. Gorden Kaye Gorden Kaye Actor, 'Allo 'Allo!
4. Freddie Bartholomew Freddie Bartholomew Actor, Captains Courageous One of the most popular child actors in film history, Freddie Bartholomew was born Frederick Cecil Bartholomew in London, England, in 1924. He was raised by his aunt, Millicent Bartholomew. Freddie had appeared on stage and in four minor British films when he was offered the title role in David Copperfield by MGM...
5. Ian Wolfe Ian Wolfe Actor, Witness for the Prosecution Respected character actor whose on-screen work included everything from Shakespeare to Dick Tracy (his last film). After a long apprenticeship in the theatre, the 38-year-old Wolfe finally debuted in films in The Barretts of Wimpole Street, recreating his Broadway role. He then toiled away steadily in Hollywood for the next several decades...
6. Nell Carter Nell Carter Actress, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Her trademark sass complimented by a distinctively adenoidal voice that could out-snarl Eartha Kitt and Fran Drescher put together, short (4'11"), round, and robust Nell Carter was one indomitable, in-your-face firecracker...and it made her a star. She was born Nell Ruth Hardy in 1948 in Birmingham...
7. Joe D'Amato Joe D'Amato Director, Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals Joe D'Amato was born Aristide Massaccesi on December 15, 1936, in Rome, Italy. At age 14 he began working for his father, a chief electrician and later the founder of the company A.C.M. By going to school in the daytime, Massaccesi worked afternoons part-time as a stagehand and stage cameraman around various film sets...
8. Robert Keeshan Robert Keeshan Actor, The Stupids Television producer and host Robert James Keeshan was born in Lynbrook, Long Island, New York. As a young man he served in the US Marine Corps Reserve. Starting as a page at the National Broadcasting Company, Keeshan later began his on-air career as the original "Clarabell, the Clown" for the NBC The Howdy Doody Show (aka "The Howdy Doody Show")...
9. Salvador Dalí Salvador Dalí Director, Impressions de la haute Mongolie Surrealist-turned-catholic painter Dalí worked on various movies as well. While a member of the French surrealist group, he co-wrote Un Chien Andalou and L'Age d'Or with Luis Buñuel. The latter may have marked the beginning of a long-lasting quarrel with the surrealists when Dalí did not agree on Buñuel's anti-clericalism...
10. Jack Oakie Jack Oakie Actor, The Great Dictator "America's Joyboy," beefy, plump-faced comedian Jack Oakie, was one of the funniest top and second banana jokesters of stage, radio and especially film's "Golden Age." He would accomplish so much despite the fact that he was "functionally deaf" throughout his career and performed primarily with the aid of lip reading or vibrations...
11. Barrie Ingham Barrie Ingham Actor, The Great Mouse Detective
12. Jay Bowdy Jay Bowdy Actor, Prepper Frederick Jay Bowdy was born in San Antonio, Texas, the first of two children of Lisa (Felton), and Frederick Eugene Bowdy, and the fifth of nine biological and step siblings of Tanya (Calloway). He grew up in multiple areas, including south Arlington and mostly in South Fort Worth. Jay attended Trimble Tech High School located in the south section of Fort Worth, Texas...
13. Jack LaLanne Jack LaLanne Self, The Jack LaLanne Show LaLanne was addicted to sugar as a child, causing him to commit acts of violence, including setting his parents' house on fire and attacking his brother with an axe. He was so weak his family physician recommended he be removed from school to rest and regain his strength. Around this time, he and his mother attended a lecture by Paul C...
14. Kelly Thordsen Kelly Thordsen Actor, The Parallax View
15. Leonard Strong Leonard Strong Actor, Shane
16. Marie Prevost Marie Prevost Actress, The Marriage Circle Marie Prevost was born Mary Bickford Dunn in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, on November 8, 1898. She broke into films when she was 18 years old in Unto Those Who Sin. Finding work in films was difficult in the early days, just as it is today. Marie found herself doing odd jobs until 1917, when she made another film...
17. Bill Zuckert Bill Zuckert Actor, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
18. Lil Dagover Lil Dagover Actress, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari A prominent German film actress born on 30 September 1887 at Madiven, Java, the daughter of a forest ranger in the service of the Dutch authorities. Sent at the age of ten to Baden-Baden to study, she later entered the cinema thanks to her marriage in 1917 to the actor Fritz Dagover who was 25 years her senior...
19. Amy Arnaz Amy Arnaz Self, The 7th Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame Awards
20. Alexander Korda Alexander Korda Director, That Hamilton Woman One of a large group of Hungarian refugees who found refuge in England in the 1930s, Sir Alexander Korda was the first British film producer to receive a knighthood. He was a major, if controversial, figure and acted as a guiding force behind the British film industry of the 1930s and continued to influence British films until his death in 1956...
21. Terry Kath Terry Kath Actor, Electra Glide in Blue One of the most influential yet underrated guitarists of all time, Terry Alan Kath was born on January 31, 1946 in Chicago, Ill. Musical practically from birth, Kath taught himself bass, drums, and guitar, and made the rounds in local bands, impressing everyone he met. Childhood friends included Walter Parazaider...
22. Bimba Bosé Bimba Bosé Self, Papitour
23. Tom Jankiewicz Tom Jankiewicz Writer, Grosse Pointe Blank
24. Samuel Barber Samuel Barber Soundtrack, Amélie Composer ("Adagio for Strings", "Overture to 'The School for Scandal'"). He was educated at the Curtis Institute, and studied with Isabelle Vengerova, Emilio de Gogorza, Fritz Reiner, and Rosario Scalero. He was awarded an honorary music degree from Harvard University. He was a sergeant in the USAF during World War II...
25. Rosalyn Borden Rosalyn Borden Actress, Secrets of Beauty One-half of the acting Borden twins with her sister Marilyn who started acting at age 3, but who are best known for an appearance on a classic "I Love Lucy" called "Tennessee Bound" staring Tennessee Ernie Ford, with the twins playing Teensy and Weensy. The twins also worked with Jimmy Durante, Bob Newhart...
26. Derek Royle Derek Royle Actor, Hogg's Back Royle started show business as an acrobat, performing as a member of the group "The Adonis Three". After studying at the Royal Academy of Art, he performed in London's West End and on television as the acrobatic Dr. Hogg in the 1970s series "Hogg's Back".
27. Justin Carmical Justin Carmical Actor, Nostalgia Critic
28. Steve Adams Steve Adams Actor, The Bone Collector
29. Hollingsworth Morse Hollingsworth Morse Director, Lassie
30. Mary Webster Mary Webster Actress, The Tin Star
31. M.B. Shetty M.B. Shetty Stunts, Yaadon Ki Baaraat
32. Riz Ortolani Riz Ortolani Composer, Inglourious Basterds
33. Hope Hampton Hope Hampton Actress, The Light in the Dark
34. W. Bleckyrden W. Bleckyrden Cinematographer, Return of Lifeboat
35. Susan Douglas Rubes Susan Douglas Rubes Actress, Five As an actress, Susan Rubes has enjoyed a Broadway career where she won the Donaldson Award for best supporting actress in 1946. Breaking into American TV she played the character "Kathy" for 10 years on the daytime drama, Guiding Light. Moving to Canada with her actor husband, Jan Rubes, she...
36. P. Padmarajan P. Padmarajan Writer, Thoovanathumbikal P. Padmarajan was an Indian author, screenwriter, and film director who was known for his landmark works in Malayalam literature and Malayalam cinema. Padmarajan was the founder of a new school of film making in Malayalam, along with Bharathan, in the 1980s, which created films that were widely received while also being critically acclaimed...
37. Maida Severn Maida Severn Actress, General Hospital
38. Bingham Ray Bingham Ray Thanks, This Film Is Not Yet Rated
39. William Rice William Rice Actor, Coffee and Cigarettes
40. Sherry Mathis Sherry Mathis Actress, Search for Tomorrow Sherry Ann Mathis began her career on the local stage in Memphis, Tennessee. She went to New York in 1971 and soon made her debut on the Broadway stage in a production of Harold Prince's "A Little Night Music". She subsequently appeared as "Liza Sentell" on the Search for Tomorrow soap opera for seven years...
41. M.S. Narayana M.S. Narayana Actor, Dookudu
42. Robert Sherwood Robert Sherwood Actor, Trail Guide
43. Mary Carroll Mary Carroll Actress, The Killing
44. Joseph M. Newman Joseph M. Newman Director, This Island Earth Joseph M. Newman worked his way up from office boy and clerk to writer and assistant director under George Cukor, Ernst Lubitsch and others. In 1937 he was briefly assigned to MGM's British section as a second unit director, but returned home within the year to direct short features. His occasional...
45. Paul Dupuis Paul Dupuis Actor, Passport to Pimlico
46. Bobby Sherwood Bobby Sherwood Actor, Pal Joey Bobby was born in Indiana and may have inherited his show business talent from his grandfather who played the alto horn and disappeared- never to be seen since-with a carnival that was passing thru Indiana. Bobby, who is multi-talented, recorded a song called "Yes Indeed", in which he plays ten instruments...
47. Frank McLure Frank McLure Actor, Citizen Kane
48. Ernie Banks Ernie Banks Actor, Finding Buck McHenry Extremely likable and popular, Ernie Banks is probably the most popular baseball player to ever put on a Chicago Cubs uniform. He started playing for the Cubs in 1953 and from the moment he hit his first home run, the city of Chicago fell in love with him. Banks started his career as a shortstop before moving to first base...
49. Steve Mitchell Steve Mitchell Actor, The Killing
50. Andy Ruben Andy Ruben Writer, Poison Ivy
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