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1. Janet Leigh Janet Leigh Actress, Psycho Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and psychology...
2. Roddy McDowall Roddy McDowall Actor, Planet of the Apes Roderick McDowall was born in London, the son of a Merchant Mariner father and a mother who had always wanted to be in movies. He was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family, playing Peter Osborne, the younger brother of sisters played by Jessica Tandy and Glynis Johns...
3. Dub Taylor Dub Taylor Actor, Back to the Future Part III
4. Bruce Paltrow Bruce Paltrow Producer, The White Shadow
5. Ronnie Barker Ronnie Barker Writer, The Two Ronnies Ronnie Barker's remarkable versatility as a performer can be traced back to his time in repertory theatre, where he was able to play a wide range of roles and develop his talent for accents, voices and verbal dexterity. It was during this time that he met Glenn Melvyn, who taught him how to stammer (something he would later use to great effect in the sitcom Open All Hours)...
6. Claudia Jennings Claudia Jennings Actress, Fast Company Born Mary Eileen "Mimi" Chesterton (nicknamed Mimi by her friends and family) in St. Paul, Minnesota, titian beauty Claudia Jennings was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1966, she moved to Evanston, Illinois, the first suburb north of Chicago just south of the Wisconsin state line, where she graduated high school in 1968...
7. Florence Stanley Florence Stanley Actress, My Two Dads The late Florence Stanley was born Florence Schwartz, July 1, 1924, Chicago, Illinois, to Hanna (née Weil) and Jack Schwartz. She already had a prolific career on theater, film and television broadcasts before she skyrocketed to fame as Abe Vigoda's wife on Barney Miller, and later, as Bernice Fish in it's short-lived spinoff Fish...
8. Max Cantor Max Cantor Actor, Dirty Dancing
9. Virginia Vincent Virginia Vincent Actress, I Want to Live!
10. John Ashley John Ashley Producer, Apocalypse Now Oklahoma-bred John Ashley got his start in the movie business while on a vacation in California. A friend from Oklahoma State University got him onto the set of the John Wayne movie The Conqueror, and Wayne in turn steered him toward a job in television in the William Castle series Men of Annapolis...
11. Zachary Scott Zachary Scott Actor, Mildred Pierce American leading man of suave or sinister roles. A collateral relative of George Washington and William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson, Scott was the son of a wealthy surgeon. Intending to follow his father into medicine, Scott studied at the University of Texas, but found he preferred the theater. He dropped out of college and signed on as a cabin boy on a freighter bound for England...
12. Pinto Colvig Pinto Colvig Actor, Mickey and the Beanstalk Pinto Colvig was the quintessential clown whose own identity was always hidden but whose innate warm-hearted character always came through his many talents. His humor tickled the funny bone and touched the heart. Incredibly gifted in music, art and mime, he spoke to different generations in different roles: as a child clown playing a squeaky clarinet...
13. William Bishop William Bishop Actor, It's a Great Life William attended grammar and high schools in New York and New Jersey. Upon graduation, he enrolled at West Virginia University where he planned to study law and played football and tennis. One summer, his uncle got him a job at the Suffern County (in New York) Theatre. He worked with actors Broderick Crawford...
14. Bryan Russell Bryan Russell Actor, Bye Bye Birdie
15. Heinz Rühmann Heinz Rühmann Actor, It Happened in Broad Daylight
16. Vivien Merchant Vivien Merchant Actress, Frenzy
17. Tay Garnett Tay Garnett Director, The Postman Always Rings Twice Following his service as a naval aviator in WW I, Tay Garnett entered films in 1920 as a screenwriter. After a stint as a gag writer for Mack Sennett and Hal Roach he joined Pathe, then the distributor for both competing comedy producers, and in 1928 began directing for that company. Garnett garnered some attention in the early 1930s with such films as One Way Passage and Her Man...
18. Steve Pendleton Steve Pendleton Actor, Rio Grande
19. Wojciech Has Wojciech Has Director, The Hourglass Sanatorium Born in Kraków, Poland, in 1925. Feature film director. Graduated in 1946 from Cracow Film Institute, also studied painting. From 1947 to 1957 made a number of documentary shorts and educational films. Feature film debut: _The Noose_ (Petla, 1958, co-scr.). Other films: _Farewells_ (Pozegnania, 1958...
20. Clyde Howdy Clyde Howdy Actor, PT 109
21. Jeanne Eagels Jeanne Eagels Actress, The Letter Jeanne Eagels, one of the most intriguing stars of late silent films and the early talkies, was born Amelia Jean Eagles on June 26, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Edward and Julia Sullivan Eagles. Young Jean was part of an impoverished family of eight, with three brothers and two sisters. She likely stopped going to school when she was 11 years old...
22. Pat Ast Pat Ast Actress, Heat Pat was a native New Yorker who worked as a receptionist and clerk in a box factory. She met Andy Warhol later and starred in his film "Heat" with Joe Dallesandro and Sylvia Miles. Later she met a fashion designer, Roy Halston and worked in his Madison Avenue store. From there, she decided to move to Los Angeles in the mid-1970s and appeared in such films as "Reform School Girls"...
23. Dorothy Peterson Dorothy Peterson Actress, Saboteur
24. Virginia Dale Virginia Dale Actress, Holiday Inn
25. Jarl Kulle Jarl Kulle Actor, Babette's Feast Hadn't it been for his school teacher, who managed to get him money for a theater education, he would probably never had become an actor. After two failed attempts at becoming a student at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school he succeeded at the age of 19. During these years in the beginning of...
26. William Steig William Steig Writer, Shrek
27. Ben Orr Ben Orr Self, Live Aid Bassist and singer Ben Orr was born Benjamin Orzechowski on September 8, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio. His Russian and Czechoslovakian parents actively encouraged his musical endeavors. Ben grew up in Lakewood and Parma Heights, Ohio. He played bass, keyboards, and percussion instruments in his teen years...
28. Dennis Wolfberg Dennis Wolfberg Self, Stand Up America
29. Ruth Oliver Ruth Oliver Actress, Ghostbusters
30. Robert Shield Robert Shield Actor, Hell's Half Acre
31. Patricia Lake Patricia Lake Self, Meet the Family
32. Tad Horino Tad Horino Actor, Mulholland Dr.
33. Peer Augustinski Peer Augustinski Actor, Fiktiv - Das einzig wahre Magazin
34. Edward Biby Edward Biby Actor, Racketeer Round-up
35. Mary Webster Mary Webster Actress, The Onedin Line
36. Bill Fiore Bill Fiore Actor, The Swimmer Bill Fiore did commercials for Right Guard deodorant in the 1970's. His character would open the bathroom cabinet and his neighbor (Chuck McCann) would open the other side of the cabinet at the same time and say to Bill " Hi,Guy!". They would have an exchange about the deodorant and the Bill would yell for his wife,screaming "Mona!!!".
37. Fiona Mathieson Fiona Mathieson Actress, Joyce in June
38. Si Wills Si Wills Actor, One Nutty Night
39. Leah Baird Leah Baird Actress, When Husbands Deceive Leah Baird first made a name for herself in summer stock and traveling stock companies. After playing several leads in the William F. Brady troupe opposite Douglas Fairbanks Vitagraph signed her to a contract. Her peak years in film were from 1916-1918 at which time she was a very popular player. However...
40. Akiva David Akiva David Actor, Color of the Cross
41. Charles Collingwood Charles Collingwood Self, Adventure One of "The Murrow Boys," Charles Collingwood was hired by Edward R. Murrow as a correspondent for CBS during World War II. After the war Collingwood worked as CBS reporter in California, at the United Nations and at The White House. He also served as Special Assistant to Averell Harriman at the Mutual Security Agency from 1951-52. He was named CBS Chief Foreign Correspondent in 1964...
42. John Weitz John Weitz Costume and Wardrobe Department, Mary Tyler Moore
43. Rino Di Silvestro Rino Di Silvestro Director, Le deportate della sezione speciale SS Rino Di Silvestro was an Italian writer/director who specialized in extremely raw, graphic and, in the opinion of many critics, offensive low-budget exploitation fare. He was born in 1932 and hailed from a family of Sicilian landowners. He established his own avant-garde theatre company and produced the risqué comedy play "Op Bop Pop Nip" in the 1960s...
44. Don Barnhart Don Barnhart Director, Saved by the Bell
45. Stefano Casiraghi Stefano Casiraghi
46. Barbara Meek Barbara Meek Actress, Big Brother Jake Barbara Meek was born in Detroit, the daughter of Juanita, a pianist-turned-hairstylist and Harold, a bus driver. She attended Wayne State University's prestigious graduate school of theatre, and left in 1968 to join the Trinity Square Repertory Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island, of which she is still an active member, having appeared in more than 100 plays.
47. Louis Garfinkle Louis Garfinkle Writer, The Deer Hunter
48. Herbert Prior Herbert Prior Actor, The Violin Maker of Cremona A member of the early Edison Stock Company and of D.W. Griffith's stock company, he later joined the Biograph Company. He appeared a number of times with his wife Mabel, and played in several films during the 1920s, retiring in 1934.
49. Mary Ann Niles Mary Ann Niles Miscellaneous Crew, The Colgate Comedy Hour
50. John C. Champion John C. Champion Producer, Laramie
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