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1. Peter Cook Peter Cook Actor, The Princess Bride One of four stars of the London and New York revues Beyond the Fringe and Beyond the Fringe (with Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett, and Dudley Moore). Later created scatological comedy routine "Derek & Clive" with Moore.
2. John Gilbert John Gilbert Actor, The Big Parade John Gilbert was born into a show-business family - his father was a comic with the Pringle Stock Company. By 1915 John was an extra with Thomas H. Ince's company and a lead player by 1917. In those days he was assistant director, actor or screenwriter. He also tried his hand at directing. By 1919 he was being noticed in films and getting better roles...
3. Peter Yates Peter Yates Director, Bullitt Having seen Robbery and Bullitt, it comes as no surprise that Peter Yates started out as a professional racing car driver and team manager - albeit briefly - before turning his attention to film. The son of a military man, he was educated at Charterhouse School and trained at RADA, gaining his first experience as an actor with local repertory companies...
4. Jesse White Jesse White Actor, Harvey Lovable, laid-back Jesse White made acting seem fun and easy. He was born Jesse Marc Weidenfeld in Buffalo, New York, and was raised in Akron, Ohio. He made his first amateur appearance on the local stage at age 15. Before breaking into professional theater in the 1940s, he held many different jobs...
5. Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale Self, The Beales of Grey Gardens
6. Bill McCutcheon Bill McCutcheon Actor, Sesame Street
7. Steve Brodie Steve Brodie Actor, Out of the Past Primarily known as a "B" movie bad guy of hundreds of films, husky actor Steve Brodie was born John Daugherty Stephens on November 25, 1919, in El Dorado, Kansas. Raised in Wichita, he dropped out of school and raced cars, boxed and worked on oil rigs to get by. He initially entertained a criminal law career but that interest quickly wore off after having to toil as a property boy...
8. Arthur Lake Arthur Lake Actor, Topper His parents were circus acrobats and he became part of their act. When they changed to vaudeville and wound up in California, he got a job in the movies. The founder of Universal Pictures, Carl Laemmle changed his name to Lake. In silent films he played somewhat dimwitted youngsters, The long-running part of Dagwood in the "Blondie" series pretty much continued the the pattern into adult life...
9. Harry Endo Harry Endo Actor, Over Fifty? Steal
10. Noble Johnson Noble Johnson Actor, King Kong African-American movie actor and producer Noble Johnson was born on April 18, 1881, in Marshall, Missouri. His family moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, when Noble was very young, and it was there that he met Lon Chaney at school. They became friends as children, and later got re-acquainted when both were making movies in Hollywood and became friends all over again (surprisingly...
11. Jon Hager Jon Hager Self, Episode #1.1
12. Hugh Sanders Hugh Sanders Actor, The Wild One
13. Herman Bing Herman Bing Actor, The Great Ziegfeld Character actor in 30's and 40's Hollywood who was not unknown to burlesque his own Deutsch accent.
14. Marguerite Churchill Marguerite Churchill Actress, The Big Trail
15. Mae LaBorde Mae LaBorde Actress, Pineapple Express
16. Stuart Quan Stuart Quan Actor, Big Trouble in Little China
17. Sultan Rahi Sultan Rahi Actor, Maula Jat Rugged looks, brawny and stocky, with an aggressive style of dialogue delivery. 'Sultan Rahi' the Pakistani film superstar was the ultimate action hero and firmly established himself as the biggest film personality from Pakistan. He was a Pakistani version of 'Bruce Lee', 'Chuck Norris','Sylvester Stallone'...
18. Don Stewart Don Stewart Actor, Guiding Light Don Stewart was born to George and Marian Stewart on November 14, 1935. He spent his youth in Nebraska with his older brother, George, and his younger brother and sister, Jack and Marilyn. He then moved to New York and began studying opera. He worked on and off Broadway, and even understudied for Robert Goulet in Camelot at a young age...
19. Pierre Fresnay Pierre Fresnay Actor, The Grand Illusion
20. Madge Ryan Madge Ryan Actress, A Clockwork Orange
21. Johnny Grant Johnny Grant Self, Hollywood Homicide
22. Lilly Christine Lilly Christine Actress, Achtung! Hochspannung! Lilly Christine, a.k.a. "The Cat Girl," was a famous and beloved burlesque exotic dancer and men's magazine model of the late 1940's up until the early 1960's with a mesmerizing stage presence, a wild mane of long peroxide blonde hair, and a simply spectacular 37C-22-35 voluptuous bombshell body. Lilly was born as Martha Theresa Pompender on December 17...
23. Lyndon Brook Lyndon Brook Actor, Reach for the Sky A distinguished stage and screen actor, Lyndon Brook was the son of the silent British film star Clive Brook, and the actress, Mildred Evelyn. His elder sister, Faith Brook, is one of Britain's best known stage and TV actresses. Brook was best-known to cinema-goers of the 1950s and 60s for...
24. Northern Calloway Northern Calloway Actor, Sesame Street, Special
25. Charito Solis Charito Solis Actress, Of the Flesh
26. John Slater John Slater Actor, Passport to Pimlico
27. Anton Karas Anton Karas Soundtrack, xXx Anton Karas was a mere entertainer in an Heurige (Viennese Wine Bar), but Carol Reed selected him as the musical director of "The Third Man" (1949). He was invited to London and lived with Reed. Reed treated him very well, but Karas was in a slump - then suddenly Reed rushed into Karas' room, and lay at full length on the floor...
28. Irma St. Paule Irma St. Paule Actress, Twelve Monkeys
29. Mario Arteaga Mario Arteaga Actor, Bite the Bullet
30. Lorella De Luca Lorella De Luca Actress, Il Bidone
31. R.J. Reynolds R.J. Reynolds Actor, Masterblaster
32. Roberto Roberti Roberto Roberti Director, Prisoner of the Owls; or, The Victims of Revenge
33. Morris D. Erby Morris D. Erby Actor, THX 1138
34. Julio Aldama Julio Aldama Actor, Tlayucan
35. James Stone James Stone Actor, Barefoot in the Park
36. Philip O'Brien Philip O'Brien Actor, Batman
37. Ted Shawn Ted Shawn Actor, Don't Change Your Husband Often called "The Father of American Dance", Ted Shawn was born in 1891. In his early 20s he was dancing professionally in Los Angeles. He teamed with Norma Gould, and in 1913 they starred in a film for Thomas Edison, Dances of the Ages. In 1914 he met and married dance star Ruth St. Denis. They...
38. Thelma Whiteley Thelma Whiteley Actress, Feet of Clay
39. Leila McIntyre Leila McIntyre Actress, The Prisoner of Shark Island
40. Rex Trailer Rex Trailer Actor, Mermaids Rex Trailer was born in Fort Worth, and raised just outside there. He spent summers at his grandfathers quarter horse ranch in Thurbur, Texas. While there, he owned his first horse. The hands on the ranch were rodeo riders, and taught him how to do trick roping, handle a bull whip, and play guitar. Trailer was also a square dance caller...
41. Émile Reynaud Émile Reynaud Director, Pauvre Pierrot His father was a watchmaker, his mother a schoolteacher. He was taught by his parents, and they believed he should learn whilst having fun. When his father died, him and mother both left Paris for Puy-en-Velay. He became a professor of physics and natural sciences, and taught from 1873 to 1877. During this time he invented the "praxinoscope" which is an instrument that creates optical illusions...
42. Leslie Ruth Howard Leslie Ruth Howard Uncategorised
43. Templeton Fox Templeton Fox Actress, Tony Rome
44. Amiri Baraka Amiri Baraka Self, William S. Burroughs: A Man Within
45. Van Whitfield Van Whitfield Actor, Great Gettin' Up Mornin' Born on September 8th 1930 in Washington D.C. Vantile Emmanuel Whitfield was the only son of Lugene Ellen Green and Theodore Roosevelt Whitfield. Vantile has two daughters (Bellina Logan, Actress and Elizabeth Whitfield)and a son (Lance Vantile Whitfield). Vantile E. Whitfield was a director, teacher...
46. Gösta Bredefeldt Gösta Bredefeldt Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
47. James Harder James Harder Actor, The Telephone Book
48. Tommy Handley Tommy Handley Actor, Time Flies Tommy Handley was a showbiz conjuror as a child, and he became a good baritone singer during World War I. He soon discovered that he was talented in the field of comedy. He appeared on a number of radio shows. A very talented comedian, especially on radio, Handley created a number of characters including the Farmer Jollop and Funf...
49. Rogério Sganzerla Rogério Sganzerla Director, The Red Light Bandit
50. Leonard P. Geer Leonard P. Geer Actor, The Lord of the Rings
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