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1. Christopher Reeve Christopher Reeve Actor, Superman Christopher D'Olier Reeve was born September 25, 1952, in New York City, to journalist Barbara Johnson (née Barbara Pitney Lamb) and writer/professor Franklin F.D. Reeve (Franklin D'Olier Reeve). He came from an upper-class family; his paternal grandfather was CEO of Prudential Financial, and one of his maternal great-grandfathers was Supreme Court justice Mahlon Pitney...
2. Orson Welles Orson Welles Actor, Citizen Kane His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was seven) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr...
3. Yul Brynner Yul Brynner Actor, The Magnificent Seven Exotic leading man of American films, famed as much for his completely bald head as for his performances, Yul Brynner masked much of his life in mystery and outright lies designed to tease people he considered gullible. It was not until the publication of the books "Yul: The Man Who Would Be King" and...
4. Alex Karras Alex Karras Actor, Blazing Saddles
5. Ralph Richardson Ralph Richardson Actor, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Sir Ralph Richardson was one of the greatest actors of the 20th Century English-language theater, ascending to the height of his profession in the mid-1930s when he became a star in London's West End. He became the first actor of his generation to be knighted. He became Sir Ralph in 1947, and was quickly followed Laurence Olivier in 1948...
6. Sean Lawlor Sean Lawlor Actor, Braveheart
7. Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas Actor, Bored of Education
8. Kumar Pallana Kumar Pallana Actor, The Terminal
9. Alan Fudge Alan Fudge Actor, Edward Scissorhands Alan Fudge was an American actor known for being part of the cast of four television programs: Man from Atlantis, Eischied, Paper Dolls, and Bodies of Evidence, along with a recurring role (eighteen appearances over eight years, as of 2005) on 7th Heaven. Fudge was born in Wichita, Kansas. He has scores of credits...
10. Teresa Graves Teresa Graves Actress, Get Christie Love! Teresa Graves started her career as a singer with The Doodletown Pipers. She later turned to acting, appearing regularly on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In as the "Mod, Mod World" bikini girl in 1969 and 1970. She had supporting roles in several films during the 1970s, including Black Eye, That Man Bolt and Old Drac...
11. Amanda Todd Amanda Todd Director, My Story: Struggling, Bullying, Suicide, Self Harm
12. Eddie Cantor Eddie Cantor Soundtrack, Cinderella Man Singer, songwriter ("Merrily We Roll Along"), comedian, author and actor, educated in public schools. He made his first public appearance in Vaudeville in 1907 at New York's Clinton Music Hall, then became a member of the Gus Edwards Gang, later touring vaudeville with Lila Lee as the team Cantor & Lee...
13. Leo O'Brien Leo O'Brien Actor, The Last Dragon
14. Guru Dutt Guru Dutt Actor, Pyaasa Considered to be a man ahead of his time, Guru Dutt was one of the greatest icons of commercial Indian cinema. Although he made less than 50 films during his lifetime, they are believed to be the best to come from Bollywood's Golden Age, known both for their ability to reach out to the common man and for their artistic and lyrical content...
15. James Seay James Seay Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Born in 1914, durable, dependable actor James Seay was initially designed for romantic leads after being signed by Paramount in 1940. Caught up in a number of uncredited roles, the actor seemed to fare better as a villain or stern, officious type. Although military service may have taken away any chance for outright stardom...
16. John Bindon John Bindon Actor, Barry Lyndon Born in London during the second world war, Bindon grew up on a Fulham housing estate and later endured many spells in Young Offender Institutions for theft. He was spotted by the director Ken Loach in a London pub and Loach (who was renowned for working with "unknowns") cast him in the gritty...
17. Basil Ruysdael Basil Ruysdael Actor, 101 Dalmatians
18. Berton Churchill Berton Churchill Actor, Stagecoach
19. Alan Lake Alan Lake Actor, Don't Open Till Christmas
20. Daniel Duval Daniel Duval Actor, Caché (Hidden) Daniel Duval had a difficult childhood. In care from an early age, it was not easy for him to be well-balanced. As a teen, he was made to learn a trade. While an apprentice-joiner, he became ill and found himself in hospital: that is where he found his real vocation. He shared his room with the producer of the religious program "Le Jour du Seigneur" and...
21. Rusty Lane Rusty Lane Actor, Bigger Than Life
22. Jerry Belson Jerry Belson Writer, Fun with Dick and Jane
23. Victoria Horne Victoria Horne Actress, Harvey
24. Wallace Rooney Wallace Rooney Actor, The Exorcist
25. Wilfrid Lawson Wilfrid Lawson Actor, Pygmalion A scene stealing actor of lugubrious countenance, Wilfred Lawson (born Wilfred Worsnop) made his debut on the stage in "Trilby" at the Pier Pavilion in Brighton at the age of 16. He served as a pilot in the RAF during the final months of World War I, before resuming his theatrical career, becoming a well-established character player by the end of the decade...
26. Christopher Dark Christopher Dark Actor, Suddenly
27. Carlos Thompson Carlos Thompson Actor, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart
28. Fred Graham Fred Graham Actor, The Giant Gila Monster Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond, starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to tutor Young and Pendleton in the fine points of the game...
29. Joseph Cates Joseph Cates Producer, The $64,000 Question
30. Edward Knight Edward Knight Actor, Carola
31. Stu Gilliam Stu Gilliam Actor, Didn't He Ramble
32. Maricruz Olivier Maricruz Olivier Actress, Even the Wind Is Afraid
33. Solomon Burke Solomon Burke Soundtrack, Unbreakable
34. Stephen Gately Stephen Gately Self, Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Royal Albert Hall Celebration
35. Angelo Muscat Angelo Muscat Actor, Once Upon a Time
36. Charles Dugan Charles Dugan Actor, When Harry Met Sally...
37. Werner Heyking Werner Heyking Actor, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
38. Christopher Lynch Christopher Lynch Actor, Trancers II
39. Frances Cagney Frances Cagney Self, AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney
40. Lennie Peters Lennie Peters Self, Episode dated 25 April 1974
41. Elizabeth Scott Elizabeth Scott Actress, Fingers Elizabeth Louise Scott was born on November 17 1915 at St Marylebone, London, the eldest child of Dr. Sebastian Scott, a radiologist. After attending Upper Chine School on the Isle of Wight, Scott won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She embarked upon a brief but successful career on the stage and screen...
42. Cynthia Thompson Cynthia Thompson Actress, Cavegirl Cynthia Ann Thompson was a lovely, spunky and appealing blonde actress with long curly hair, a cute face, a shapely figure, and a wonderfully vivacious personality who alas only acted in a handful of enjoyable low-budget Grade B pictures in the 80s. She was born on June 24, 1959 in Santa Maria, California...
43. Pierce Lyden Pierce Lyden Actor, The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues Born in Naponee, Nebraska Father was horse buyer for the U.S. Army, learned to ride horses bareback because parents could not afford saddles. Attended University of Nebraska and the Emerson College of Oratory. Received the "Golden Boot" award in 1992. The city of Orange, California declared a " Pierce Lyden Day"...
44. John C. Chulay John C. Chulay Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Blazing Saddles
45. Joan Sutherland Joan Sutherland Soundtrack, Carlito's Way
46. Cal Smith Cal Smith Self, 8th Annual Country Music Association Awards
47. Mary Eaton Mary Eaton Actress, The Cocoanuts Born in January, 1901, Mary Eaton was one of 'The Seven Little Eatons' famous in the '20s and '30s. In fact, she received the greatest fame of her fellow performing brothers Joseph Eaton and Charles Eaton and sisters Pearl Eaton and Doris Eaton. Sister Evelyn was a stage manager and brother Robert was never lured into the business...
48. Cathy Gelbart Cathy Gelbart Writer, And Baby Makes Two...
49. Kathryn McGuire Kathryn McGuire Actress, Sherlock Jr.
50. Joan Young Joan Young Actress, Suddenly, Last Summer
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