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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. 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...
4. 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...
5. Stanley Holloway Stanley Holloway Actor, My Fair Lady
6. Pierre Boulle Pierre Boulle Writer, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
7. 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...
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. 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...
10. Arthur Rankin Jr. Arthur Rankin Jr. Producer, The Last Unicorn
11. 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.
12. Frederick Treves Frederick Treves Actor, The Elephant Man
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. Ken Mayer Ken Mayer Actor, Little Big Man
16. Campbell Lane Campbell Lane Actor, Cool Runnings
17. Patty Andrews Patty Andrews Actress, Buck Privates She was born in Mound, Minnesota on 16 February 1918, the daughter of Peter Andreos (changed to 'Andrews' upon arriving in the US) and Olga Sollie. Her real name is Patricia Marie (Patty nickname). Her father was a Greek Catholic immigrant and her mother a Lutheran from Norway who ran the pure food café...
18. Jeremy Beadle Jeremy Beadle Self, Chain Letters
19. Frances O'Connor Frances O'Connor Actress, Freaks Frances Belle O'Connor was born on September 8, 1914 in Granite Falls, Reville County, Minnesota. She was born without arms, but learned to use her feet in incredibly dexterous ways. Combining her physical beauty and an outgoing personality, it made her a natural for the sideshow circuit. Billed as "The Living Venus de Milo," and with her mother as manager...
20. Edward Jewesbury Edward Jewesbury Actor, Henry V
21. Aaron Ruben Aaron Ruben Writer, Gomer Pyle: USMC
22. 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...
23. Inge Morath Inge Morath Self, Copyright by Inge Morath
24. 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...
25. Griffith Jones Griffith Jones Actor, Henry V
26. Nigel De Brulier Nigel De Brulier Actor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame British-born Nigel De Brulier's long career began in silent films, but unlike many performers of that era, he managed to successfully transition into sound films. His authoritarian and somewhat regal bearing was perfect for the many bishops, cardinals, knights and other authority figures he often played (he portrayed Cardinal Richelieu four times: in The Three Musketeers...
27. Arthur Julian Arthur Julian Writer, The Happy Road
28. Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King Self, 4 Little Girls
29. 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"...
30. Otto Lang Otto Lang Director, Northwest Passage
31. Lionel Belmore Lionel Belmore Actor, Frankenstein Character actor on stage and in US films of the 20's and 30's.
32. Bruce Howard Bruce Howard Writer, King Kong vs. Godzilla
33. Bob Thiele Bob Thiele Soundtrack, Twelve Monkeys
34. Joan Valerie Joan Valerie Actress, Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum 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)...
35. Rik Colitti Rik Colitti Actor, Crocodile Dundee
36. Wendy Wasserstein Wendy Wasserstein Writer, The Object of My Affection
37. Claude Faraldo Claude Faraldo Director, Themroc
38. James Blakeley James Blakeley Production Manager, Pilot
39. Ingemar Johansson Ingemar Johansson Self, World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Champion of the World versus Ingemar Johansson Heavyweight Champion of Europe Handsome and charming, Ingemar Johansson was one of Heavyweight Boxing's most exciting and colorful champions. Born in Sweden on September 22, 1932, Johannsson discovered at a young age that he had "thunder" in his hands, and entered amateur boxing. As a member of the European Amateur Boxing Team, he competed in Chicago against the American Team in 1951...
40. Herbert Kenwith Herbert Kenwith Director, The Lights of Zetar
41. Lou Lubin Lou Lubin Actor, Shadow of the Thin Man
42. Wolfgang Becker Wolfgang Becker Director, Die Vorstadtkrokodile
43. Tamara Wilcox-Smith Tamara Wilcox-Smith Actress, MASH
44. Lightnin Hopkins Lightnin Hopkins Soundtrack, Crazy Heart
45. 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...
46. Gerald Durrell Gerald Durrell Writer, My Family and Other Animals
47. Malcolm Keen Malcolm Keen Actor, The Lodger
48. Lee Morgan Lee Morgan Actor, Border Fence
49. Ron Bishop Ron Bishop Writer, Underground While he wrote scripts for several television series, Ron Bishop is best remembered as one of the most important writers during the second decade of "Gunsmoke." Series star James Arness has long referred to Bishop as one of the best writers on that series. The characters created by Bishop spoke authentically to the time period portrayed in the series...
50. Jane Seymour Jane Seymour Actress, Tom Dick and Harry
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