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1. Frank Finlay Frank Finlay Actor, The Pianist One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. Gregory...
2. 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...
3. 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...
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. 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...
6. 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...
7. Stanley Holloway Stanley Holloway Actor, My Fair Lady
8. 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...
9. Ferdy Mayne Ferdy Mayne Actor, Barry Lyndon 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.
10. 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...
11. Guy Doleman Guy Doleman Actor, Thunderball 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. Barbara La Marr Barbara La Marr Actress, The White Moth Barbara La Marr was born in Yakima, Washington, on July 28, 1896, as Reatha Watson. Her childhood was mostly uneventful, mainly because Yakima--today a medium-sized city with a population of over 50, 000-wasn't exactly a beehive of activity. Her parents eventually moved to the Los Angeles area, where she began to explore the show business lifestyle in whatever form she could...
13. Pierre Boulle Pierre Boulle Writer, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
14. Frederick Treves Frederick Treves Actor, The Elephant Man
15. Campbell Lane Campbell Lane Actor, Cool Runnings
16. 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'...
17. 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...
18. Jeremy Beadle Jeremy Beadle Self, Chain Letters
19. Griffith Jones Griffith Jones Actor, Henry V
20. Arthur Rankin Jr. Arthur Rankin Jr. Producer, The Last Unicorn
21. Lionel Belmore Lionel Belmore Actor, Frankenstein Character actor on stage and in US films of the 20's and 30's.
22. Aaron Ruben Aaron Ruben Writer, The Andy Griffith Show
23. Than Wyenn Than Wyenn Actor, Being There Than Wyenn was an actor born on May 2, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA. He had a long career and was especially known for Being There (1979), Splash (1984), and Imitation of Life (1959). He died on January 29, 2015 in Woodland Hills, Los Angles, CA, USA at the age of 95.
24. 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...
25. Ken Mayer Ken Mayer Actor, Little Big Man
26. 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...
27. 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...
28. Feyrouz Feyrouz Actress, I Won't Forget You Feyrouz was a very famous child actress in Egypt in the 1950's. She made her silver screen debut in 1950 in the lead role of Yasmin, at the tender age of 7. A multi-talented entertainer, she starred in several films as an actress, singer, and dancer. Feyrouz married Egyptian comedian Badreddine Gamgoum and soon retired from acting at age 16...
29. 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...
30. G.K. Pillai G.K. Pillai Actor, Chandrahasam
31. Peter Braun Peter Braun Writer, Häuserkampf
32. Lou Lubin Lou Lubin Actor, Shadow of the Thin Man
33. Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King Self, 4 Little Girls
34. James Blakeley James Blakeley Production Manager, Pilot
35. 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"...
36. Harry Roy Harry Roy Soundtrack, Nanny McPhee Returns
37. 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...
38. Rik Colitti Rik Colitti Actor, Crocodile Dundee
39. Herbert Kenwith Herbert Kenwith Director, The Lights of Zetar
40. T.N. Gopakumar T.N. Gopakumar Director, Jeevan Mashai
41. Coley Wallace Coley Wallace Actor, Raging Bull
42. Bruce Howard Bruce Howard Writer, King Kong vs. Godzilla
43. Inge Morath Inge Morath Self, Copyright by Inge Morath
44. Arthur Julian Arthur Julian Writer, The Happy Road
45. 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...
46. Malcolm Keen Malcolm Keen Actor, The Lodger
47. 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)...
48. Bob Thiele Bob Thiele Soundtrack, Twelve Monkeys
49. Wendy Wasserstein Wendy Wasserstein Writer, The Object of My Affection
50. Homer Brightman Homer Brightman Writer, Cinderella
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