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1. Pat Hingle Pat Hingle Actor, Batman Pat Hingle (real name: Martin Patterson Hingle) was born in Miami, Florida, the son of a building contractor. His parents divorced when Hingle was still in his infancy (he never knew his father) and his mother supported the family by teaching school in Denver. She then began to travel (with her son in tow) in search of more lucrative work; by age 13 Hingle had lived in a dozen cities...
2. Judith Anderson Judith Anderson Actress, Rebecca Dame Judith Anderson was born Frances Margaret Anderson on February 10, 1897 in Adelaide, South Australia. She began her acting career in Australia before moving to New York in 1918. There she established herself as one of the greatest theatrical actresses and was a major star on Broadway throughout the 1930s...
3. Howard McNear Howard McNear Actor, The Andy Griffith Show Although a Los Angeles native Howard McNear had a long career on radio and in films, he will forever be remembered for his memorable - and scene-stealing - portrayal of Floyd the Barber in the long-running The Andy Griffith Show (actor Don Knotts once said that playing Floyd wasn't much of a stretch for McNear...
4. Jill Haworth Jill Haworth Actress, In Harm's Way A slim, stunning and stylish-looking woman, British actress Jill Haworth was a free-spirited product of the 1960s. Discovered and signed to a contract by the ever-formidable Otto Preminger, she made a notable impression in her very first role as Sal Mineo's ill-fated Jewish girlfriend in the monumental Oscar-winning film Exodus...
5. Jean Willes Jean Willes Actress, Invasion of the Body Snatchers Jean Willes' sly, hard-boiled painted ladies gussied up a number of "B" level 50s and 60s comedy and drama. Usually gaudy and cheap in style with money, men or fame (or all of the above) permeating their avid, aggressive little minds, this brassy, curvaceous blonde (sometimes brunette) was scattered all over the place on both the large and small screen during her heyday...
6. Victor Sjöström Victor Sjöström Director, The Phantom Carriage Victor Sjöström who was born on September 20, 1879, undisputedly is the father of Swedish film and ranks as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of directors whom he himself influenced...
7. Bodil Joensen Bodil Joensen Self, Sex Galore
8. Saul Zaentz Saul Zaentz Producer, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Led Fantasy Records on an acquisition campaign that resulted in many elite independent labels coming to the company fold, including Riverside, Pablo, Contemporary, Milestone, Specialty and Stax/Volt. Carefully chooses the best writers, directors, cinematographers and actors for his films, including Milos Forman...
9. Joaquín Martínez Joaquín Martínez Actor, Die Another Day Joaquin Martinez considers himself the luckiest man alive. A painfully shy medical student at Mexico City's University, he was forced by a teacher to join the school's drama group to get rid of his "inadequacy". There he not only discovered a new world but was rewarded with a scholarship to legendary Seki Sano's Drama Studio...
10. Alicia Rhett Alicia Rhett Actress, Gone with the Wind
11. Tom Gries Tom Gries Director, Will Penny Chicago-born, Georgetown University-educated Tom Gries returned from service with the US Marines in WW II and worked as a reporter for a Chicago newspaper. Traveling to Hollywood in 1947, he took a job as a talent agent, and eventually went to work for producer/director Stanley Kramer as a publicist and story aide...
12. Dick Curtis Dick Curtis Actor, Yes, We Have No Bonanza Tall, hulking character actor Dick Curtis spent years at Columbia Pictures menacing everyone from cowboy star Charles Starrett to the slapstick team of The Three Stooges. Curtis, unlike many movie villains, showed a genuine flair for comedy--especially physical comedy--in his many appearances in the studio's two-reelers and could do a double-take...
13. Warren J. Kemmerling Warren J. Kemmerling Actor, Close Encounters of the Third Kind After graduating from St. Louis University in 1947 and serving a hitch in the Marines, Warren Kemmerling began his acting career in the theater. A fine singer, Kemmerling debuted on Broadway in 1953 "Me and Juliet". After six years in musicals which included Rogers and Hammerstein's "Anchors Aweigh," Kemmerling decided to try his hand in Hollywood...
14. Phil Everly Phil Everly Soundtrack, Every Which Way But Loose
15. Sergiu Nicolaescu Sergiu Nicolaescu Director, Michael the Brave Sergiu Nicolaescu was born on the 13th of April 1930, in Targu-Jiu, Romania. In his childhood, he spent a lot of time at the cinema. He was inspired by the films he saw 2 or 3 times, and he played "war" or "mystery" games with 30 fellow kids in the suburbs of his native town. After finishing high school...
16. Conrad Hilton Conrad Hilton Self, Episode dated 5 June 1955 Hotel magnate Conrad Nicholson Hilton was born on Christmas Day of 1887 in San Antonio, New Mexico. He was the son of Mary Genevive (Laufersweiler), who was of German descent, and August Halvorsen Hilton, a Norwegian immigrant, born in Hilton, Ullensaker, Akershus, Norway. His father ran a string of businesses...
17. Bernhard Wicki Bernhard Wicki Actor, Paris, Texas
18. Jenny Tomasin Jenny Tomasin Actress, Upstairs, Downstairs Jenny Tomasin shot to fame in the UK in the early 1970's when she joined the cast of Upstairs Downstairs playing the scullery maid Ruby. She stayed with the series right until the end, appearing in forty one episodes. When the series ended in 1975, plans were drawn up for a spin-off series following the further adventures of Ruby with Hudson and Mrs Bridges...
19. Jack Pickford Jack Pickford Actor, Brown of Harvard Nepotism certainly has had its advantages in Hollywood, none more so than in the film career of Jack Pickford, whose famous older sis, "America's Sweetheart" Mary Pickford, saw to it that Jack had all the advantages her star weight could muster. Born in Toronto, Canada, in 1896, Jack was prompted by his actress/mother...
20. Heather Sears Heather Sears Actress, Room at the Top
21. Beatrice Winde Beatrice Winde Actress, Dangerous Minds
22. Edward J. Nugent Edward J. Nugent Actor, 42nd Street
23. Tony Bateman Tony Bateman Actor, The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella
24. Joan Granville Joan Granville Actress, Father of the Crime
25. Patty Shepard Patty Shepard Actress, Watch Out, We're Mad Strikingly comely brunette Patty Shepard was born in 1945 in Greenville, South Carolina. The daughter of a U.S. Air Force official, Patty moved to Spain when she was only 18 years old. After becoming popular as a model in a series of TV commercials, the lovely Ms. Shepard embarked on an acting career...
26. Gino Cervi Gino Cervi Actor, Becket The son of Italian theatre critic Antonio Cervi, Gino Cervi was one of the most famous Italian actors, first on stage, then on screen and finally on television. He appeared in his first play in 1924, a year after his father's death. He won world fame with three movies directed by Alessandro Blasetti: Aldebaran...
27. Charles Williams Charles Williams Actor, It's a Wonderful Life
28. David Maysles David Maysles Director, Grey Gardens
29. Olga San Juan Olga San Juan Actress, Blue Skies She possessed the same tiny frame and fervid Latin temperament as her Brazilian counterpart, Carmen Miranda, and, for most her career, Puerto Rican singer/dancer Olga San Juan, like Miranda, was a welcome distraction by American audiences. A flavorful, scene-stealing personality who delightfully mangled the English language...
30. Ivan Triesault Ivan Triesault Actor, Notorious
31. William Cagney William Cagney Producer, Yankee Doodle Dandy William (Bill) Cagney (producer brother of star James Cagney) was almost a dead ringer for his, in front of the camera, more famous brother. When first wife Boots' younger sister Viola "Bodie" (Mallory) Avinger gave birth to identical twin boys Cleveland (Cleve) and Steven (Steve) Lewis on February 19...
32. Robert Shaw Robert Shaw Actor, Time After Time
33. Joseph Shiloach Joseph Shiloach Actor, Rambo III
34. Aleksandr Abdulov Aleksandr Abdulov Actor, Ubit drakona Aleksandr Abdulov, one of Russian cinema's best known sex symbols who refused to serve the Communist Party and suffered a blow to his career, was one of the most celebrated Russian film stars. He was born Aleksandr Gavrilovich Abdulov on May 29, 1953, in Tobolsk, Siberian Russia, into the family of a theatre director from Fergana...
35. Roland Harrah III Roland Harrah III Actor, Braddock: Missing in Action III
36. Joe Donahue Joe Donahue Actor, Sunny Joe Donahue was ten years younger than brother Jack, who was a well-known vaudeville and musical dancer in the twenties. Jack starred in the hits "1920 Follies" and "Sons o' Guns" (1929). He died in 1930 from the effects of high blood pressure, heart disease and kidney problems. Joe followed Jack into show business...
37. Jack Ruby Jack Ruby Uncategorised
38. George H. Brown George H. Brown Producer, Hotel Sahara
39. Julius Tannen Julius Tannen Actor, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek Julius Tannen was one of the first vaudeville stand-up comedians. He never used props, sets, costumes or stooges. He just put on his hat, walked on stage, took it off, and did his monologue, then put his hat on again and walked off. This was rather revolutionary in his day and Tannen paved the way for many stand-ups to come...
40. Jerry Quarry Jerry Quarry Self, The Strongest Man in the World "Irish" Jerry Quarry said it himself, "Always the bridesmaid, never the bride". Quarry had the "bad" luck that his professional boxing career occurred during the 1960s and 1970s, when the division was "packed" with some of the greatest heavyweights in history. Trained by his father, Jack Quarry, to be a boxer as a child...
41. Joy Adamson Joy Adamson Writer, Born Free
42. Rex Lease Rex Lease Actor, The Monster Walks Born in 1903 (not 1901, according to Social Security records), strapping cowboy actor Rex Lease was initially interested in the ministry when he decided to devote his life instead to acting. In what would be a rollercoaster ride of a career, he set his sights on Hollywood in 1922 and broke into silent films as an extra and bit player...
43. Natasha Collins Natasha Collins Actress, Courage and Adventure
44. Will Eisner Will Eisner Writer, The Spirit
45. Franz Muxeneder Franz Muxeneder Actor, The Good Soldier Schweik
46. Joie Chitwood Joie Chitwood Stunts, Live and Let Die
47. Nell O'Day Nell O'Day Actress, Watch the Birdie Born in Prairie Hill, Texas, in 1909, lovely Nell O'Day had the obvious breeding credentials to become a leading lady of westerns. She began as a child dancer in the early 1920s, later performing with the Tommy Atkins Sextet. This led to a part in the early musical King of Jazz and the stage play "Fine and Dandy" with dancer Eleanor Powell...
48. Robert Thomas Robert Thomas Writer, 8 Women
49. Alvin Ganzer Alvin Ganzer Director, The Hitch-Hiker
50. Selina Hanuse Selina Hanuse Actress, Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter
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