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1. Joan Hackett Joan Hackett Actress, Support Your Local Sheriff! Joan Hackett was never one of your conventional leading ladies. Directors sometimes found her difficult to work with. Yet, this strong-minded perfectionist had an unquenchable individuality that came through in her performances and she never hesitated being unglamorous whenever the role demanded. Born of an Italian mother and an Irish-American father in East Harlem on March 1 1934...
2. Nigel Bruce Nigel Bruce Actor, Rebecca Nigel was, from the beginning, typecast as bumbling English aristocrats, military types or drawing room society snobs and, within the narrow parameters of his range, he was very, very good at playing these parts. Nigel Bruce was born in Mexico, where his father, Sir William W. Bruce, worked as an engineer...
3. Karl Swenson Karl Swenson Actor, The Sword in the Stone Of Swedish descent, burly, light-haired character actor Karl Swenson was born in Brooklyn and started his four-decade career on radio. Throughout the late 30s and 40s, his voice could be heard all over the airwaves, appearing in scores of daytime serials ("Lorenzo Jones") and mystery dramas ("Inner Sanctum Mysteries")...
4. Fernando Lamas Fernando Lamas Actor, The Violent Ones Handsome, dapper Argentine-born actor who came to Hollywood as a romantic lead in several colourful MGM extravaganzas and then succeeded in living up to his Latin Lover image in real life. Lamas studied drama at school in his native country and later enrolled in a law course at college. His strong leaning towards athletic pursuits prevailed and he abandoned his studies to take up horse riding...
5. Emmaline Henry Emmaline Henry Actress, Rosemary's Baby
6. William Prince William Prince Actor, Another World William was a character actor, whose popularity was due to hundreds of appearances in soap operas. Going from stage to screen, William had an undistinguished movie career in the 40's which ran out of steam after about four years. But in the 50's, he would find his calling on the small screen. On Young Dr. Malone...
7. Irina Demick Irina Demick Actress, The Longest Day Brunette French actress of Russian or Polish ancestry. A former model, she got her big break in films courtesy of an affair with the notorious womanizing mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, who cast her as a member of the French Resistance in The Longest Day. She played seven roles of diverse ethnicity in Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes, but thereafter pretty much faded from the scene.
8. Phyllis Calvert Phyllis Calvert Actress, Indiscreet Phyllis Hannah Bickle was born in Chelsea in 1915 and studied dancing at the Margaret Morris school of dance, until an injury forced her to give up dancing and turn instead to acting. Her 70 year film career began with a bit part in The Arcadians when she was just 12 years old. Along with over 40 movies...
9. Eduardo Ciannelli Eduardo Ciannelli Actor, Foreign Correspondent Eduardo Ciannelli was born on the beautiful island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples, which is renowned for its thermal baths. His father, a physician, owned a health spa there and Eduardo briefly followed the same career path and studied medicine at the University of Naples, graduating as a fully qualified doctor...
10. Theresa Harris Theresa Harris Actress, I Walked with a Zombie Theresa Harris appeared with more stars of the Golden Era of Hollywood than anyone else. She sang, she danced, appeared in films and TV. She graced the screen with her magnetic presence and most times stole scenes from the top stars of the day every chance she got and made a lot of dull movies worthwhile...
11. Larry Semon Larry Semon Director, The Wizard of Oz Slapstick comedian known for his charming, white-painted face and clownish smile, mugged his way to being a very highly paid and popular actor. His career was marred by personal problems, and his fortune was lost to high spending. By the time he died, he'd already been hospitalized for a nervous breakdown and was penniless. He was 39 years old.
12. Eileen Herlie Eileen Herlie Actress, Loving British theatrical actress in occasional films.
13. Richard Davies Richard Davies Actor, Zulu
14. Edward Woods Edward Woods Actor, The Public Enemy
15. Frederick Brisson Frederick Brisson Producer, The Pajama Game
16. Ken Sansom Ken Sansom Actor, The Sting
17. Krista Keller Krista Keller Actress, Mariana Pineda
18. Charlie Tanimoto Charlie Tanimoto Actor, The Karate Kid, Part II
19. Maria Lang Maria Lang Writer, När mörkret faller
20. Frank Skinner Frank Skinner Music Department, The Great Ziegfeld The author of the textbook "F.Skinner's Simplified Method for Modern Arranging" (published 1934) began his musical career as a pianist in vaudeville alongside his brother Carl. He then became a noted arranger for New York dance orchestras in the 1930's and was briefly active in the field of music publishing...
21. Jashim Jashim Actor, Sundori
22. Gus Kahn Gus Kahn Soundtrack, Goodfellas
23. Virginia Lucille Jones Virginia Lucille Jones Self, One Moment Please
24. Eric Lomax Eric Lomax Self, The Railway Man
25. Gary Campbell Gary Campbell Actor, Some of My Best Friends Are
26. Francis D. Lyon Francis D. Lyon Director, The Great Locomotive Chase Although born in North Dakota, Francis D. Lyon's film career began in England as an editor on several prestigious J. Arthur Rank productions. Coming to Hollywood, he worked as an editor or supervising editor on numerous films, and won an Academy Award for editing Body and Soul. Turning to directing in 1955...
27. Felix Salten Felix Salten Writer, Bambi
28. Robert M. Leeds Robert M. Leeds Director, 24 Hour Alert
29. Diana Churchill Diana Churchill Actress, Scott of the Antarctic
30. Ryô Ikebe Ryô Ikebe Actor, Pale Flower
31. Spencer Gordon Bennet Spencer Gordon Bennet Director, Zorro's Black Whip
32. Susan Crane Susan Crane Actress, I Sing the Body Electric
33. Paul Prudhomme Paul Prudhomme Self, Down in New Orleans
34. Roger Creed Roger Creed Stunts, Batman Forever
35. Munshi Premchand Munshi Premchand Writer, The Chess Players He is one of the greatest Hindi writers. His stories gives the correct picture of village realities. He used his stories to great effect for social reforms. He married a child widow Shivarani Devi when widow marriages were considered as a sin in Indian society. He also wrote varios novels voicing for these social reforms...
36. John St. Polis John St. Polis Actor, The Phantom of the Opera Making his screen debut in 1914, St. Polis was well established as a character during the 1920s. He made a successful transition to sound films in "Coquette" starring as Mary Pickford's father.
37. Nils Hallberg Nils Hallberg Actor, One Summer of Happiness
38. Armando Bo Armando Bo Actor, Fuego
39. Roger Williams Roger Williams Self, Episode #4.28
40. Maria Holst Maria Holst Actress, Vienna Blood
41. Jean Giono Jean Giono Writer, The Horseman on the Roof French novelist Jean Giono was born in a small town in the French Alps in 1895. His grandfather was an officer in the French army who took part in the brutal French campaign against the Spanish guerrillas, then turned against his government, was tried and sentenced to death and escaped by hiding in the mountains...
42. Henryk Bista Henryk Bista Actor, Schindler's List
43. Gigi Reder Gigi Reder Actor, White Collar Blues
44. Herbert Bötticher Herbert Bötticher Actor, Lina Braake
45. Marilou Diaz-Abaya Marilou Diaz-Abaya Director, José Rizal
46. George L. Du Maurier George L. Du Maurier Writer, Svengali George du Maurier was an anglo-French writer and cartoonist best known for creating the character of Svengali in his 1894 novel "Trilby" and for being the father of actor-manager Sir Gerald Du Maurier, the grandfather of writer Dame Daphne Du Maurier, and the grandfather of the Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan...
47. Al Davis Al Davis Self, Straight Outta L.A. Allen "Al" Davis, the man who is synonymous with the Oakland Raiders franchise of the National Football League and its earlier American Football League incarnation, was born on the Fourth of July, 1929 into a Jewish family in Brockton, Massachusetts. Raised in Brooklyn and educated at the borough's Erasmus High School, he played football at Syracuse University, but was cut from the varsity team...
48. William Rotsler William Rotsler Director, Agony of Love William Rotsler was a man of many talents applied to an odd assortment of fields. In addition to his film work, he was an artist, a sculptor, an author,and a photographer--often of nudes. Within the science fiction world he is best known for his many cartoons, which he would often provide for free to SF fanzines...
49. Mikey Welsh Mikey Welsh Self, Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002
50. Henry Fielding Henry Fielding Writer, Tom Jones Henry Fielding was born April 22nd 1707, the son of Edmund Fielding, an impoverished nobleman who spent most of his time in and out of various debtor's prisons. After the death of their mother, Henry and his seven siblings were taken in by their maternal grandmother. He was a wild and willful young man...
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