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1. Janet Leigh Janet Leigh Actress, Psycho Janet Leigh was born Jeanette Helen Morrison on July 6, 1927 in Merced, California. She was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Jeanette 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...
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. 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...
4. Dub Taylor Dub Taylor Actor, Back to the Future Part III
5. Bruce Paltrow Bruce Paltrow Writer, Here's Mud in Your Eye
6. Max Cantor Max Cantor Actor, Dirty Dancing
7. Florence Stanley Florence Stanley Actress, Atlantis: The Lost Empire 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. Ronnie Barker Ronnie Barker Actor, The Picnic 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)...
9. William Bishop William Bishop Actor, Short Cut to Hell 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...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Claudia Jennings Claudia Jennings Actress, Fast Company Born Mary Eileen "Mimi" Chesterton, titian beauty Claudia Jennings was raised in Milwaukee. In 1966, she moved to Evanston, Illinois, the first suburb north of Chicago, where she graduated high school in 1968. After joining the Hull House theatre company in Chicago, she took a job as a receptionist at the offices of Playboy magazine in September 1968...
13. Virginia Vincent Virginia Vincent Actress, I Want to Live!
14. 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...
15. Fiona Mathieson Fiona Mathieson Actress, The Fourth Man
16. Heinz Rühmann Heinz Rühmann Actor, It Happened in Broad Daylight
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. 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...
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. Vivien Merchant Vivien Merchant Actress, Frenzy
21. Clyde Howdy Clyde Howdy Actor, PT 109
22. William Steig William Steig Writer, Shrek
23. Dennis Wolfberg Dennis Wolfberg Actor, Genesis: Part 1 - September 13, 1956
24. Steve Pendleton Steve Pendleton Actor, Rio Grande
25. 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...
26. 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"...
27. Patricia Lake Patricia Lake Self, Episode #1.11
28. Virginia Dale Virginia Dale Actress, Holiday Inn
29. Herbert Coleman Herbert Coleman Producer, Vertigo
30. Dorothy Peterson Dorothy Peterson Actress, Saboteur
31. Vance Colvig Vance Colvig Actor, Yogi's Birthday Party
32. Tad Horino Tad Horino Actor, Mulholland Dr.
33. Maurice Copeland Maurice Copeland Actor, Arthur
34. Elisabeth Welz Elisabeth Welz Actress, The Nasty Girl
35. Ruth Oliver Ruth Oliver Actress, Ghostbusters
36. Patricia van Cleve Patricia van Cleve Self, Meet the Stars #2: Baby Stars
37. Gil Rossellini Gil Rossellini Producer, Kill Gil Volume 1
38. Stefano Casiraghi Stefano Casiraghi Uncategorised
39. Geoffrey Lancashire Geoffrey Lancashire Writer, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
40. Robert Shield Robert Shield Actor, Just Leave Me Alone
41. Katerina Gogou Katerina Gogou Actress, Parangelia! Katerina Gogou was born in Athens, Greece. Her acting career started when she was still very young. She participated in over 20 movies. On 1977 she won the "Best Staring Actress" Award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival for her acting in the movie To vary... peponi. Apart from her film work she was best known as a poet...
42. Artie Auerbach Artie Auerbach Actor, Railroad Station Program
43. Jean Anouilh Jean Anouilh Writer, Becket
44. Zofia Nasierowska Zofia Nasierowska Writer, Siedlisko
45. Ricky Belmonte Ricky Belmonte Actor, Ama... Bakit mo ako pinabayaan?
46. Millard Lampell Millard Lampell Writer, Saturday's Hero
47. Si Wills Si Wills Actor, One Nutty Night
48. Rino Di Silvestro Rino Di Silvestro Director, Deported Women of the SS Special Section 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...
49. Raoul N. Rizik Raoul N. Rizik Actor, Blow
50. Raymond McKee Raymond McKee Actor, Santa Claus vs. Cupid
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