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1. Alan Ladd Alan Ladd Actor, Shane Alan Ladd's mother emigrated from England age 19. His accountant father died when he was four. At age five he burned his apartment playing with matches, and his mother moved them to Oklahoma City. He was malnourished, undersized and nicknamed Tiny. His mother married a house painter who moved them to California--a la "The Grapes of Wrath"--when he was eight...
2. Freddie Prinze Freddie Prinze Actor, The Million Dollar Rip-Off Comedian Freddie Prinze seemed to have everything going for him by 1977. He was the star of a hit network series. Beautiful women were drawn to his good looks and natural charm. He was the father of a baby boy named after him. But there were a lot of things Freddie Prinze had against him: a failed marriage...
3. Leif Erickson Leif Erickson Actor, On the Waterfront
4. Jimmy Durante Jimmy Durante Soundtrack, The Notebook Comedian, composer, actor, singer and songwriter ("Inka Dinka Doo") Jimmy Durante was educated in New York public schools. He began his career as a Coney Island pianist, and organized a five-piece band in 1916. He opened the Club Durant with Eddie Jackson and Lou Clayton, with whom he later formed a comedy trio for vaudeville and on television...
5. Manuel Padilla Jr. Manuel Padilla Jr. Actor, American Graffiti
6. Harold Russell Harold Russell Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives Harold John Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1914. His family moved to Cambridge Massachusetts when his father died in 1919. He was training paratroopers at Camp MacKall NC on June 6, 1944 when some TNT he was using exploded in his hands. He lost both hands. After receiving hooks, and training on them...
7. Nick Cravat Nick Cravat Actor, The Crimson Pirate Long-time circus acrobatic partner of Burt Lancaster (performing as "Lang & Cravat") may have been short on stature, but he was big on athletic prowess and highly enjoyable to watch on-screen. According to reports, Cravat was as strong as a bull. When he lost his cool, it took several men to hold him back...
8. Louis Jean Heydt Louis Jean Heydt Actor, Gone with the Wind An American character actor who specialized in "average joes", often timid or down-on-their-luck, Louis Jean Heydt was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at Worcester Academy and Dartmouth College. He intended a career in journalism and worked as a reporter for the old New York World, but developed...
9. Kipp Hamilton Kipp Hamilton Actress, Bigger Than Life
10. Jamie Uys Jamie Uys Director, The Gods Must Be Crazy Mr. Uys was an internationally acclaimed film director who completed 24 films. Prizes for his work included the 1981 Grand Prix at the Festival International du Film de Comedy Vevey for 'The Gods Must be Crazy' and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association award for best documentary in 1974 for 'Beautiful People'...
11. John Larkin John Larkin Actor, The Edge of Night
12. Ludwig Stössel Ludwig Stössel Actor, The Pride of the Yankees Born in Austria in 1883, Ludwig Stossel was an established theater presence (from age 17) in both his homeland and in Germany for decades, performing at one time or another for both Max Reinhardt and Otto Preminger. He made a handful of German silents beginning in 1926 and had moved with ease into sound pictures...
13. Hartley Power Hartley Power Actor, Roman Holiday
14. Hugo Stanger Hugo Stanger Actor, Beetlejuice
15. Pablo P. Vitar Pablo P. Vitar Actor, The Sandlot
16. Michael Gwynn Michael Gwynn Actor, Jason and the Argonauts
17. Joan Tompkins Joan Tompkins Actress, General Hospital Early in her career, in 1938, Joan Tompkins played opposite Henry Fonda in a run of plays in White Plains, New York. She later became well known on radio in the role of Nora Drake. During her long years in radio, she also acted on Broadway in "Pride and Prejudice", "My Sister Eileen" and many other plays...
18. Lili St. Cyr Lili St. Cyr Actress, Cinderella's Love Lesson Busty, highly painted blonde Lili St. Cyr was a notorious striptease artist of the 1940s and 1950s who replaced Gypsy Rose Lee and Ann Corio on the burlesque queen pedestal. Lili actually took the stripper out of burlesque and put her squarely on the Las Vegas stage. She was also noted for her pin-up photography...
19. Ron Feinberg Ron Feinberg Actor, A Boy and His Dog
20. Stratford Johns Stratford Johns Actor, Dance with a Stranger South African-born Stratford Johns was forever associated with the role of tough, abrasive Superintendant Charlie Barlow on TV's Z Cars and its sequels Softly Softly: Task Force and Barlow at Large. In between, he also played Barlow in the miniseries Jack the Ripper (which, in turn, led to a 'cold case' investigation series called Second Verdict)...
21. Robert Frost Robert Frost Writer, Fireflies in the Garden Robert Lee Frost, arguably the greatest American poet of the 20th century, was born in San Francisco, California, on March 26, 1874. His father, William Prescott Frost Jr., was from a Lawrence, Massachusetts, family of Republicans, and his mother, Isabelle Moodie Frost, was an immigrant from Scotland...
22. Gustav Hasford Gustav Hasford Writer, Full Metal Jacket Gustav Hasford was born in 1947, in Russellville, Alabama. He joined the Marines right out of school in 1967 and used his experiences as a Combat Correspondent in Vietnam to write his first novel, The Short-Timers, which Stanley Kubrick turned into Full Metal Jacket. Hasford's second novel, published in 1990...
23. John Rich John Rich Director, Roustabout
24. Jim Bohan Jim Bohan Actor, American Graffiti
25. Barbara Townsend Barbara Townsend Actress, Hard to Kill
26. Tim McCoy Tim McCoy Actor, Texas Cyclone One of the great stars of early American Westerns. McCoy was the son of an Irish soldier who later became police chief of Saginaw, Michigan, where McCoy was born. He attended St. Ignatius College in Chicago and after seeing a Wild West show there, left school and found work on a Wyoming ranch. He became...
27. Darryl Armstrong Darryl Armstrong Actor, Episode #2.14
28. Hugh McDermott Hugh McDermott Actor, Devil Girl from Mars
29. Leona Roberts Leona Roberts Actress, Gone with the Wind
30. Rose Dione Rose Dione Actress, Freaks Rose Dione was born October 22, 1875 in Paris, France. Also known as Rosa Dione, Madame Dione and Madamoiselle Dion, there is very little information about her life, but her first appearance in films was in the 1910 French short subject Fleur des Maquis (Flower of the Maquis). She appeared in 68 films from 1910 until 1932...
31. O.W. Fischer O.W. Fischer Actor, Helden
32. Frances Goodrich Frances Goodrich Writer, It's a Wonderful Life
33. Chic Murray Chic Murray Actor, Saigon: Year of the Cat
34. Evgeniy Leonov Evgeniy Leonov Actor, Kin-dza-dza! Evegeni Leonov was a Russian actor best known for leading roles in comedies, such as Kin-dza-dza! and Gentlemen of Fortune. He was born Evgeni Pavlovich Leonov on September 2, 1926, in Moscow, Russia, USSR (now Moscow, Russia). He was the second son in the family. His father, Pavel Vasilevich Leonov...
35. Morton DaCosta Morton DaCosta Director, The Music Man Philadelphia-born Morton DaCosta started his career as a stage actor in 1942, and by 1950 had become a respected stage director, both in stock theater and on Broadway. His short film career consisted of a pair of successful adaptations of Broadway successes, ("The Music Man" and "Auntie Mame") and one less successful film ("Island of Love"), after which he returned to his first love, the stage.
36. Toni Berger Toni Berger Actor, Zuckerbaby
37. Garrett Lewis Garrett Lewis Set Decorator, Face/Off Garrett Lewis, four time Academy Award nominated set decorator, dancer and actor, died January 29, 2013 at the age of 77. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1935 and died at his home in Woodland Hills, California of natural causes. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Garrett Lewis had a long and storied career as a dancer...
38. Peggy Aitchison Peggy Aitchison Actress, The Great Muppet Caper
39. Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic Director, Mars na Drinu Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in 1921. He belongs to the first generation of post-WW2 directors, and began directing in 1946. His first film was a documentary about the National Army rally named Nove pobede. After this feature, he made a series of shorts (The First Lights, The Soil Was Waiting for a Tractor, Images of Prizren and Pozari u gradu)...
40. Donna Jean Young Donna Jean Young Actress, Pioneer Spirit
41. Peter Shaw Peter Shaw Actor, Sons of the Sea
42. René Deltgen René Deltgen Actor, Achtung! Feind hört mit!
43. Humphrey Lestocq Humphrey Lestocq Actor, Angels One Five
44. Ephraim Kishon Ephraim Kishon Writer, Sallah
45. Willie Dixon Willie Dixon Soundtrack, Daredevil Blues legend Willie Dixon was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1915. His mother was a devoutly religious person who spent much of her time writing religious poems, which gave the young Willie exposure to rhyming and meter. At a young age he sang with a gospel group called the Union Jubilee Singers...
46. Mercedes Shirley Mercedes Shirley Actress, Human Experiments
47. Phil McCall Phil McCall Actor, Breaking the Waves
48. Pandharibai Pandharibai Actress, Chelisuva Modagalu
49. Jack Stoney Jack Stoney Actor, Lilac Time
50. Gopi Gopi Actor, Kodiyettam Bharath Gopi was part of the golden era of Malayalam movies spear headed by P. Padmarajan, K.G. George, Bharathan, MT Vaudevan Nair, I.V.Sasi, Aravindan, Pavitran, Sreenivasan, Lohitadas, T. Damodaran etc with fellow actors like Thilakan, Jagathy Sreekumar, Nedumudi Venu, Mohanlal, Mamootty. He was very famous for portraying eccentric characters with ease.
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