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1. Rock Hudson Rock Hudson Actor, Giant Rock Hudson was born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, to Katherine (Wood), a telephone operator, and Roy Harold Scherer, an auto mechanic. He was of German, Swiss-German, English, and Irish descent. His parents divorced when he was eight years old. He failed to obtain parts in school plays because he couldn't remember lines...
2. Madeleine Carroll Madeleine Carroll Actress, The 39 Steps The original ash-blonde "iceberg maiden", Madeleine Carroll was a knowing beauty with a confident air, the epitome of poise and "breeding". Not only did she have looks and allure in abundance, but she had intellectual heft to go with them, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Birmingham University at the age of 20...
3. Gene Autry Gene Autry Soundtrack, Sleepless in Seattle Orvon Gene Autry is considered by many to be the greatest western star of all time. He earned the designation of "America's Favorite Cowboy". He was "discovered" by Will Rogers while working as a telegrapher. One of his stars on the Walk of fame is for Live Performance (including rodeo), not live theater...
4. Nipsey Russell Nipsey Russell Self, Stars Over Harlem Nipsey Russell was born in Atlanta Georgia in 1918. Russell got his start in Rock and Roll and other music reviews in the 1950s. In the 1960s Russell achieved his first major role as Officer Anderson in Car 54, Where Are You?. After being on the show for a year Russell was a mainstay on variety shows, appearing on Laugh-In...
5. August Wilson August Wilson Writer, The Piano Lesson August Wilson once dropped out of school, disillusioned after having been unjustly accused of plagiarism by a racist instructor who could not fathom the artistic and intellectual genius of a then young Black male writer. Wilson was not disillusioned forever. Having now completed a decade by decade cycle of seven plays that illustrate the complexity...
6. George Grizzard George Grizzard Actor, Wonder Boys In retrospect, he was considered an actor's actor to be sure. Renowned theater performer George Grizzard would make his biggest impact under the Tony-winning Broadway lights in a career spanning over five decades. Born an only child on April 1, 1928, in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, George Cooper Grizzard...
7. Harriet Hilliard Harriet Hilliard Actress, Follow the Fleet Harriet Nelson will always have a secure place alongside Barbara Billingsley and Jane Wyatt in the "TV's Golden Age Mom Hall of Fame." For fourteen years, she, husband Ozzie Nelson, and their two boys, David Nelson and Ricky Nelson, were the quintessential role models of the '50s ideal nuclear family...
8. Hamilton Camp Hamilton Camp Actor, The Little Mermaid Hamilton Camp became well-known first as Bob Camp when he played in a folk duo with Bob Gibson. Their influential album, 'Gibson and Camp at the Gate of Horn', was recorded in Chicago in 1961. When they broke up, Camp continued to work as a solo act. He began using the name Hamilton Camp musically around the time his solo album 'Paths of Victory' was released in 1964...
9. Paul Hartman Paul Hartman Actor, Inherit the Wind Rubber-limbed American dancer, vaudevillian and character actor, whose roots were steeped in show business. Paul's impresario father, Ferris Hartman, was known by the sobriquet "the Ziegfeld of the Pacific Coast". Between 1917 and 1921, he also worked as a silent film director for Triangle out of Culver City...
10. Frank Lovejoy Frank Lovejoy Actor, House of Wax Square-jawed, intense, no-nonsense Frank Lovejoy played a succession of detectives, street cops, reporters, soldiers and such over his career. Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1912, he worked on Wall Street as a teenager, but the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 cost him his job, and to make ends meet he got into acting...
11. Sidney Clute Sidney Clute Actor, ...And Justice for All.
12. George Savalas George Savalas Actor, Kelly's Heroes Greek-American actor George Savalas is best remembered for co-starring with his brother, Telly Savalas, on the popular television detective show Kojak between 1973 and 1978. George played Detective Stavros to Telly's Kojak and was billed as Demosthenes in the end credits to avoid confusion with the elder Savalas...
13. George Bancroft George Bancroft Actor, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town George Bancroft was raised in Philadelphia and attended high school at Tomes Institute (Philadelphia). He won an impressive appointment to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and graduated as a commissioned officer. He served in the Navy for the prescribed period of required service but no more...
14. Frances Bergen Frances Bergen Actress, American Gigolo The daughter of William and Lillie Mae Westerman, her father died of tuberculosis when she was ten years old. Her mother then moved the family to Los Angeles. She suffered a skull fracture in an auto accident when she was 14. While recuperating, she was given a Charlie McCarthy doll to cheer her up...
15. Tamara Dobson Tamara Dobson Actress, Cleopatra Jones
16. Brenda Cowling Brenda Cowling Actress, Octopussy
17. William Berger William Berger Actor, Keoma
18. Evan Scott Perry Evan Scott Perry Self, Boy Interrupted
19. Hazel Scott Hazel Scott Self, The Hazel Scott Show Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, classical and jazz musician Hazel Scott became one of America's premier pianists of her time. Born on June 11, 1920, this child prodigy first started tickling the ivories at age 3 under the guidance of her mother. She moved with her family to the U.S. in 1924 where...
20. Carlos Lopez Carlos Lopez Stunts, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
21. Jake Worden Jake Worden Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Sessions
22. Russell Rouse Russell Rouse Writer, D.O.A.
23. Michael Goldberg Michael Goldberg Writer, Cool Runnings
24. Richard Liberty Richard Liberty Actor, Day of the Dead
25. Lee Richardson Lee Richardson Actor, Prizzi's Honor Born in Chicago, he served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, , where he was able to consume the works of Shakespeare and Coward.Studied prelaw at Loyola University before moving into Chicago's Goodman Theater School. By age 24, performed in Off Broadway production of "Summer and Smoke" with Geraldine Page...
26. Bernie Gozier Bernie Gozier Actor, Creature from the Black Lagoon
27. Vittorio Caprioli Vittorio Caprioli Actor, General Della Rovere
28. Louise Glenn Louise Glenn Actress, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
29. Gunther Philipp Gunther Philipp Actor, Banana Joe
30. Don Kelly Don Kelly Actor, The Hostage Don Kelly was born on March 17, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA as Donald Patrick Kelly to Robert T. Kelly and Rachel Marie Knudsen. He was raised in Brooklyn, New York. Don was an actor, known for Bombers B-52 (1957), Tank Battalion (1958), and The Hostage (1967), his final starring role. The...
31. Vasiliy Shukshin Vasiliy Shukshin Actor, The Red Snowball Tree Vasili Shukshin, one of Russian cinema's notable figures who rebelled against the Soviet reality since his father was executed under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was a popular actor, director and writer, and died under mysterious circumstances at age 45. He was born Vasili Makarovich Shukshin into a peasant family on July 25...
32. Murray Deutch Murray Deutch Music Department, RoboCop
33. Víctor Alcocer Víctor Alcocer Actor, The River and Death
34. Marjorie Lane Marjorie Lane Soundtrack, Broadway Melody of 1936 Petite, auburn-haired, Kansas-born beauty Marjorie Lane (her real name) is best remembered as the singing voice of dancing icon Eleanor Powell in late 1930s Hollywood, but she actually garnered more personal attention at the time as a popular singing attraction in Los Angeles niteries. While she eventually gave up her modest career to become Mrs...
35. Hilton A. Green Hilton A. Green Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Psycho
36. Grethe Weiser Grethe Weiser Actress, Die große Liebe Grethe Weiser (born in Hannover, Germany, as Mathilde Ella Dorothea Margarethe Nowka) was a singer, comedian, film and stage actress. She grew up in Kotsche and Dresden and went to the private school Höhere Töchter. At the age of 18 she married Josef Weiser, with whom she had a son in 1922. The family moved to Berlin...
37. Jonathan Kaufer Jonathan Kaufer Writer, Soup for One
38. Wade Crosby Wade Crosby Actor, Westworld
39. Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp Actor, Entr'acte Famous Dada artist who shocked the world when he submitted a urinal signed "R.Mutt" to the 1917 first exhibition of the American Society of Independent Artists at the Armory Show in New York. It was reported in a press account that (Duchamp under pseudonym) J.C. Mutt of Philadelphia, little known in artistic circles...
40. Rob Guest Rob Guest Self, Man O Man
41. A.G. Vitanza A.G. Vitanza Actor, Air Pockets
42. Loni Nest Loni Nest Actress, The Golem
43. Tiya Pusit Tiya Pusit Actress, Anghel sa lupa
44. Korla Pandit Korla Pandit Actor, Ed Wood Korla Pandit was a musician and a Mesmerist, famous for his lips, his eyes, his turban with the Smokey Topaz jewel and hypnotic dangling Diamond, his beautifully-inspirational music, and the fact that for all his years on radio and Television, he never spoke a word, gazing dreamily, instead, into the camera and into the hearts and imaginations of millions upon millions of viewers over the years...
45. Marion Fairfax Marion Fairfax Writer, The Secret Game Marion Fairfax, movie screenwriter and Broadway playwright, was born Marion Neiswanger in Richmond, Virginia, on October 25, 1875. After graduating from Chicago's South Division High School she went on to Emerson College in Boston. She went on the boards briefly as an actress before focusing her theatrical ambitions on writing...
46. Thales Pan Chacon Thales Pan Chacon Actor, Love Me Forever or Never
47. Jean Marchat Jean Marchat Actor, Les dames du Bois de Boulogne A prestigious theater actor and stage director, member of the Comédie-Française, Jean Marchat also founded his own company, the Rideau de Paris. But, as is often the case with great names of the stage, Marchat's movie career does not live up to what he achieved on the boards. The handsome, manly, impressive actor could proudly say: 'I served Corneille, Péguy, Gide, Giraudoux, Mérimée, Roblès ...
48. Charlie Hickman Charlie Hickman Self, Festival-Melodien
49. George Bell George Bell Actor, Bandits and Ballads
50. Karl Grune Karl Grune Director, Die Straße
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