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1. John McIntire John McIntire Actor, Psycho John McIntire possessed the requisite grit, craggy features and crusty, steely-eyed countenance to make for one of television and film's most durable supporting players of western settings. Born in Spokane, Washington in 1907 and the son of a lawyer, he grew up in Montana where he learned to raise and ride broncos on the family homestead...
2. Jack MacGowran Jack MacGowran Actor, The Exorcist Jack MacGowran, the great Irish character actor known for his roles in the plays of Samuel Beckett, was born on October 13, 1918 in Ireland. He established his professional reputation as a member of the Abbey Players in Dublin, but he won his greatest fame for assaying Beckett's characters onstage...
3. Stanley Holloway Stanley Holloway Actor, My Fair Lady
4. John Barry John Barry Music Department, Diamonds Are Forever John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic environment...
5. Sidney Sheldon Sidney Sheldon Writer, I Dream of Jeannie Sheldon was born in Chicago on February 17, 1917. He began writing as a youngster and at the age of ten he made his first sale of a poem for $10. During the Depression, he worked at a variety of jobs and while attending Northwestern University he contributed short plays to drama groups. At seventeen...
6. Ferdy Mayne Ferdy Mayne Actor, Conan the Destroyer His father was the Judge of Mayence (Mainz) and his mother, who was half-English, was a singing teacher. Since the family was Jewish, the teenage Ferdinand was sent to England to stay with his aunt Lee Hutchinson, a noted photographer and sculptress. His parents were briefly interned in Buchenwald, but his mother's English connections enabled them also to get to England before war broke out.
7. Huntz Hall Huntz Hall Actor, Angels with Dirty Faces The 14th of 16 children born to an air conditioning repairman, Henry Richard Hall (he got the name "Huntz" from a brother who said his large nose made him look German) was anything but the tough street kid he played in the East Side Kids/Bowery Boys films. He made his stage debut at the age of 1 in a play called "Thunder on the Left"; after graduating from a Catholic grammar school...
8. Jean-Pierre Aumont Jean-Pierre Aumont Actor, Day for Night Another in the long line of dramatically handsome foreign imports who made an immediate impact on WWII Hollywood was debonair French actor Jean-Pierre Aumont. The epitome of grace and sophistication, the stylish leading man went on to have a long and respectful career on stage, film and TV, both here and abroad...
9. Pierre Boulle Pierre Boulle Writer, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
10. Mohandas K. Gandhi Mohandas K. Gandhi Self, Mahatma Gandhi Talks Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) was born on October 2, 1869, into a Hindu Modh family in Porbanadar, Gujarat, India. His father, named Karamchand Gandhi, was the Chief Minister (diwan) of the city of Porbanadar. His mother, named Putlibai, was the fourth wife; the previous three wives died in childbirth...
11. Arthur Rankin Jr. Arthur Rankin Jr. Producer, The Last Unicorn
12. Campbell Lane Campbell Lane Actor, Cool Runnings
13. Frederick Treves Frederick Treves Actor, The Elephant Man
14. Barbara La Marr Barbara La Marr Actress, The White Moth Reatha Watson (Barbara La Marr) is most famous as one of the first drug-related deaths in Hollywood, but she is notable for many other reasons. Born in Yakima, Washington, her parents moved to the Imperial Valley in California, where Reatha began her explorations of Los Angeles as a teenager. After...
15. Ed Herlihy Ed Herlihy Actor, The King of Comedy Herlihy was a (non-buffoon) equivalent of Ed McMahon on "The Tonight Show" before Johnny Carson came along in 1962, bringing McMahon with him. Before there was Carson, Herlihy was the announcer during 'Jack Paar's tenure as Tonight Show host, having replaced Hugh Downs when the latter went over to host NBC's "Today" A handsome man...
16. Jeremy Beadle Jeremy Beadle Self, Chain Letters
17. Guy Doleman Guy Doleman Actor, General Hospital Tough-looking New Zealander, with a long string of credits as an actor in Australian films and theatre. He was also prolific on radio as actor, announcer and compère. In August 1952, Doleman won a £300 prize for his performance in an Actor's Choice half-hourly play, entitled "The Coward". He used this...
18. Ken Mayer Ken Mayer Actor, Little Big Man
19. Virginia Mullen Virginia Mullen Actress, Moonrise
20. Edward Jewesbury Edward Jewesbury Actor, Henry V
21. Ken Drake Ken Drake Actor, A Hundred Yards Over the Rim Ken Drake was born in Enid, Oklahoma in 1921. He served in the Navy in World War 2 and Korea as a Medic. He studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse and met his wife Sylvie there. He appeared in over 60 television shows and was a gifted character actor who often disappeared into multiple roles in the same TV series...
22. Patty Andrews Patty Andrews Actress, Buck Privates Ms. Andrews and her sisters, Maxene and Laverne, were one of the most successful women's singing groups, with 19 gold records and sales of nearly 100 million copies. The sisters began performing in the early 1930's when the Depression wiped out their father's business. In 1937, the sisters scored their first big hit with 'Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen'...
23. Frances O'Connor Frances O'Connor Actress, Freaks
24. Griffith Jones Griffith Jones Actor, Henry V
25. Tamara Wilcox-Smith Tamara Wilcox-Smith Actress, MASH
26. Inge Morath Inge Morath Self, Copyright by Inge Morath
27. Rik Colitti Rik Colitti Actor, Crocodile Dundee
28. Arthur Julian Arthur Julian Writer, The Happy Road
29. Nigel De Brulier Nigel De Brulier Actor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame Character actor in Hollywood silents and talkies.
30. Helen Trenholme Helen Trenholme Actress, The Case of the Howling Dog
31. Nikos Kourkoulos Nikos Kourkoulos Actor, Blood on the Land Nikos Kourkoulos was born in 1934, in Athens, Greece. He studied acting at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made his stage debut in a 1958 Athens production of Alexandre Dumas fils's "La dame aux camélias", opposite Ellie Lambeti and Dimitris Horn. He was one of the founders of the prestigious stage group Proskinio and appeared in the 1967 Broadway musical "Ilya Darling"...
32. Lionel Belmore Lionel Belmore Actor, Frankenstein Character actor on stage and in US films of the 20's and 30's.
33. Mary Ellis Mary Ellis Actress, All the King's Horses A promising star first with the Metropolitan Opera than on the Broadway and London stages, soprano Mary Ellis had little chance to prove herself as either a musical or dramatic film star with only a few creaky vehicles left for audiences to ponder. Her versatility on stage, however, was extensive, ranging...
34. Aaron Ruben Aaron Ruben Producer, Opie Joins the Marines
35. Bob Thiele Bob Thiele Soundtrack, Twelve Monkeys
36. Hartmut Reck Hartmut Reck Actor, Anfrage
37. Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King Self, 4 Little Girls
38. Herbert Kenwith Herbert Kenwith Director, The Lights of Zetar
39. Claude Faraldo Claude Faraldo Director, Themroc
40. Joan Valerie Joan Valerie Actress, Blazing Sixes Born in Wisconsin in 1915, Helen Vlahikis, later known as Joan Valerie soon settles down in Hollywood, where she studied drama at the famous Pasadena Playhouse. Darryl F. Zanuck discovered her there but gave her parts only in B movies, although in pleasant ones. By way of example, she was the charming blonde in office in John Ford's "Submarine Patrol" (1938)...
41. Jesse Cartwright Jesse Cartwright Transportation Department, Drive
42. Gerald Durrell Gerald Durrell Writer, My Family and Other Animals
43. Allen Adler Allen Adler Writer, Forbidden Planet
44. Nathan Hale Nathan Hale Actor, And Should We Die A ruggedly handsome actor, Nathan was also a producer, and a theater owner. Teamed with his wife, Ruth Hale, he founded community theaters in California and Utah. His children and grandchildren continue in this family legacy of the stage to this day, and some grandsons have become successful film directors...
45. Russ Vincent Russ Vincent Actor, Samba-Mania
46. Otto Lang Otto Lang Director, Jet Carrier
47. James Blakeley James Blakeley Production Manager, Pilot
48. Homer Brightman Homer Brightman Writer, Cinderella
49. Lou Lubin Lou Lubin Actor, Shadow of the Thin Man
50. Jean Constantin Jean Constantin Soundtrack, Frances Ha
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