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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. Nipsey Russell Nipsey Russell Self, The $10,000 Pyramid Nipsey Russell was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1918. He got his start in Rock and Roll Review and other music revues 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...
4. 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...
5. Harriet Hilliard Harriet Hilliard Actress, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 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...
6. George Savalas George Savalas Actor, Kojak 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...
7. Gene Autry Gene Autry Soundtrack, Sleepless in Seattle After high school Gene Autry worked as a laborer for the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad in Oklahoma. Next he was a telegrapher. In 1928 he began singing on a local radio station, and three years later he had his own show and was making his first recordings. Three years after that he made his film...
8. Hamilton Camp Hamilton Camp Actor, The Smurfs 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, The Adventures of McGraw 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. William Berger William Berger Actor, Keoma
12. Tamara Dobson Tamara Dobson Actress, Cleopatra Jones
13. Sidney Clute Sidney Clute Actor, Cagney & Lacey
14. George Bancroft George Bancroft Actor, Stagecoach 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...
15. Alex Giannini Alex Giannini Actor, Legend Alexander Von Giannini was born on 6 June 1958 in Northamptonshire to an English mother and an Italian father and was educated in England and Luxembourg, where his father worked for the European Commission. In fact he reckoned that he changed schools thirteen times in line with his father's work. Prior to acting he was the lead singer - as Sandy Fontaine - of rockabilly group Coast To Coast...
16. 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...
17. Russell Rouse Russell Rouse Writer, D.O.A.
18. Joe Cranston Joe Cranston Actor, Go, Johnny, Go!
19. Brenda Cowling Brenda Cowling Actress, Octopussy
20. Lee Richardson Lee Richardson Actor, Prizzi's Honor Born in Chicago in 1926, Richardson trained for the stage at the Goodman Theatre there. After serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II, he moved to New York and worked in off-Broadway productions. In the 1950s, he worked on television drama programs. In the 1960s, he moved to Minneapolis where he was one of the founders of the Guthrie Theater...
21. Jake Worden Jake Worden Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Sessions
22. Richard Liberty Richard Liberty Actor, Day of the Dead
23. 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...
24. Hazel Scott Hazel Scott Self, The Hazel Scott Show In a time of stereotypical views of black women, particularly browner-skinned women, as mammies, homely, and unattractive, dazzling Hazel Scott changed that image with her natural beauty and breathtaking glamour and spunky sex appeal. Women such as Ethel Waters actually became a stereotype by making herself homely and appearing in mammie attire to be more acceptable to white people...
25. Jay Gerber Jay Gerber Actor, General Hospital
26. Pavlos Tasios Pavlos Tasios Director, Parangelia!
27. Carlos Lopez Carlos Lopez Stunts, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
28. Vittorio Caprioli Vittorio Caprioli Actor, General Della Rovere
29. Noel Johnson Noel Johnson Actor, Withnail & I
30. Bernie Gozier Bernie Gozier Actor, Creature from the Black Lagoon
31. Louise Glenn Louise Glenn Actress, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
32. Gunther Philipp Gunther Philipp Actor, Banana Joe
33. Anne Leon Anne Leon Actress, Carve Her Name with Pride
34. Víctor Alcocer Víctor Alcocer Actor, The River and Death Mexican film, television and voice actor, with a career spanning over four decades. With a trademark deep, coarse voice, Alcocer dubbed many characters in major American films and TV series for Latin American market, including The Munsters (as Herman Munster), Get Smart (as the Chief), Batman (as The Joker)...
35. Marjorie Lane Marjorie Lane Music Department, Born to Dance 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...
36. Murray Deutch Murray Deutch Music Department, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
37. 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...
38. Tom Gorman Tom Gorman Actor, 12 Angry Men
39. Jonathan Kaufer Jonathan Kaufer Writer, Soup for One
40. Wade Crosby Wade Crosby Actor, Westworld
41. Margaret Boyd Margaret Boyd Actress, Fantastic Summer
42. George Bell George Bell Actor, Bandits and Ballads
43. A.G. Vitanza A.G. Vitanza Actor, The High Powered Rifle
44. 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...
45. Vasiliy Shukshin Vasiliy Shukshin Writer, Kalina krasnaya 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...
46. 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...
47. Gregory Marshall Gregory Marshall Actor, Strange Confession
48. Michael Goldberg Michael Goldberg Writer, Cool Runnings
49. Jin-shil Choi Jin-shil Choi Actress, My Love, My Bride
50. José Martínez Blanco José Martínez Blanco Actor, Vampyros Lesbos
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