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1. Geraldine McEwan Geraldine McEwan Actress, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Geraldine McEwan was born in Old Windsor, England and made her theatre debut at the age of 14 at the Theatre Royal in Windsor. By the age of 18 she was starring in London's West End in several long-running popular productions. During the 1950s she acted with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1961...
2. 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...
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. 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...
5. Stanley Holloway Stanley Holloway Actor, My Fair Lady
6. 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...
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. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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.
11. 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...
12. Pierre Boulle Pierre Boulle Writer, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
13. Frederick Treves Frederick Treves Actor, The Elephant Man
14. Ken Mayer Ken Mayer Actor, Little Big Man
15. 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...
16. Than Wyenn Than Wyenn Actor, Being There
17. 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'...
18. Jeremy Beadle Jeremy Beadle Self, Chain Letters
19. Griffith Jones Griffith Jones Actor, Henry V
20. 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...
21. Arthur Rankin Jr. Arthur Rankin Jr. Producer, The Last Unicorn
22. 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)...
23. Campbell Lane Campbell Lane Actor, Cool Runnings
24. 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...
25. Inge Morath Inge Morath Self, Copyright by Inge Morath
26. Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King Self, 4 Little Girls
27. Aaron Ruben Aaron Ruben Writer, Gomer Pyle: USMC
28. Bob Thiele Bob Thiele Soundtrack, Twelve Monkeys
29. Paul Dresser Paul Dresser Soundtrack, The Myth of Fingerprints Composer, songwriter ("My Gal Sal", "On the Banks of the Wabash" [the official Indiana state song]), author, actor, singer, publisher and producer, educated at St. Meinrad's in Switz City, Indiana during training for the priesthood. He joined a medicine show at 16, then toured in vaudeville as a singer and monologist...
30. Arthur Julian Arthur Julian Writer, The Happy Road
31. Lionel Belmore Lionel Belmore Actor, Frankenstein Character actor on stage and in US films of the 20's and 30's.
32. 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"...
33. Rik Colitti Rik Colitti Actor, Crocodile Dundee
34. Jesse Cartwright Jesse Cartwright Transportation Department, Drive
35. Lee Morgan Lee Morgan Actor, Border Fence
36. Manuel Balboa Manuel Balboa Composer, The Grandfather
37. Nigel De Brulier Nigel De Brulier Actor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame Character actor in Hollywood silents and talkies.
38. Bruce Howard Bruce Howard Writer, King Kong vs. Godzilla
39. 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...
40. Gerald Durrell Gerald Durrell Writer, My Family and Other Animals
41. Gisèle Schmidt Gisèle Schmidt Actress, Bonheur d'occasion
42. Wolfgang Becker Wolfgang Becker Director, Die Vorstadtkrokodile
43. Herbert Kenwith Herbert Kenwith Director, The Lights of Zetar
44. Jane Seymour Jane Seymour Actress, Tom Dick and Harry
45. Tamara Wilcox-Smith Tamara Wilcox-Smith Actress, MASH
46. 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...
47. James Blakeley James Blakeley Production Manager, Pilot
48. Lou Lubin Lou Lubin Actor, Shadow of the Thin Man
49. Jack 'The Rapper' Gibson Jack 'The Rapper' Gibson Actor, Class Act
50. Ila Britton Ila Britton Actress, Never Try to Outsmart a Jeannie
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