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1. Redd Foxx Redd Foxx Actor, Harlem Nights Redd Foxx began doing stand-up comedy on the infamous "Chitlin' Circuit" in the 1940s and 1950s. Foxx was one of the premier "blue humor" comedians. Blue humor was very dirty, too dirty for white audiences. For years his party albums were not available in white record stores. In the 1960s his records became available...
2. Paul Shenar Paul Shenar Actor, Scarface Attractive, dark-featured character actor with a voice like thunder, and eyes like a wolf, who was featured in less than sympathetic roles throughout his career. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Albert Paul Shenar attended the University of Wisconsin. Soon after graduation, he relocated to New York City...
3. Alexandra Hay Alexandra Hay Actress, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
4. Robert Tessier Robert Tessier Actor, The Deep Actor and stuntman Robert Tessier was born of Algonquian Indian descent on June 2, 1934 in Lowell, Massachusetts. He specialized in tough, menacing villains throughout American cinema of the 1970s and 1980s. Tessier had served time in the United States Armed Forces seeing action in Korea as a paratrooper and earning both a Silver Star and a Purple Heart...
5. Richard Denning Richard Denning Actor, An Affair to Remember Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, Louis Albert Denninger Jr. was the son of a garment manufacturer who relocated and set up shop in Los Angeles when Louis Jr. was 18 months old. After finishing school, Denninger enrolled at Woodbury Business College and majored in business and accounting, graduating cum laude with a master's in business administration...
6. Jean Cocteau Jean Cocteau Writer, Beauty and the Beast Jean Cocteau was one of the most multi-talented artists of the 20th century. In addition to being a director, he was a poet, novelist, painter, playwright, set designer, and actor. He began writing at 10 and was a published poet by age 16. He collaborated with the "Russian Ballet" company of Sergei Diaghilev...
7. Chico Marx Chico Marx Actor, A Night at the Opera As a kid trying to negotiate his way through various gang territories to a floating crap game or a new pool hall where he was not yet known as a hustler, Leonard (Chico) Marx learned to fake several accents. Because he later employed an Italian accent in the Marx Brothers' act, people assumed his name was pronounced "Cheeko." Instead...
8. Bonita Granville Bonita Granville Actress, Now, Voyager Daughter of Bernard 'Bunny' Granville, Bonita Granville was born into an acting family. It's not surprising that she herself became a child actor, first on the stage and, at the age of 9, debuting in movies in Westward Passage. She was regularly cast as a naughty little girl, as in These Three where she played Mary...
9. Édith Piaf Édith Piaf Soundtrack, Saving Private Ryan When one thinks of Edith Piaf, one thinks of love, sorrow and music. One did not breathe without the other two. Born in Paris practically on the streets on December 19, 1915, she struggled from day one, the daughter of street performers. The mother, a singer, eventually abandoned both Edith and her father for a solo career...
10. Chester Conklin Chester Conklin Actor, Modern Times Iowa-born Chester Conklin was raised in a coal-mining area by a devoutly religious father who hoped that his son would go into the ministry. However, Chester got the performing bug one day when he gave a recitation at a community singing festival and won first prize. Knowing his father would never approve of his desire to become a comedian...
11. Otis Young Otis Young Actor, The Last Detail
12. Gil Stratton Gil Stratton Actor, Stalag 17 Gil Stratton was originally billed as Gil Stratton, Jr. He had a young, wholesome juvenile look when, at the age of 19, he debuted on Broadway creating the role of Bud Hooper in the 1941 Broadway musical "Best Foot Forward", in which he sang and danced. Stratton continued working in New York on stage and in radio...
13. Jeff York Jeff York Actor, Old Yeller Born in Los Angeles, Jeff was the eldest child and had a brother named John. While still a baby he and his family moved to San Jose. Jeff graduated from grammar school and high school there as well as San Jose State Teachers College. In college Jeff studied to be a writer. He was also an amateur boxer and was runner up in the Pacific Coast Golden Gloves competition...
14. Terry Rhoads Terry Rhoads Actor, Liar Liar
15. Chad Douglas Chad Douglas Actor, Big Guns
16. Janet MacLachlan Janet MacLachlan Actress, The Thirteenth Floor
17. Jason Jurman Jason Jurman Actor, Cougar Club
18. Richard Cromwell Richard Cromwell Actor, Jezebel With smooth, boyish good looks, Richard Cromwell had the makings of a Hollywood star while talking movies were in their infancy. Falling far short of that goal, some of which was his own doing, he is hardly remembered today. The equivalent back then in fresh-faced, fair-haired appeal to 60s Dr. Kildare star Richard Chamberlain...
19. Alain Siritzky Alain Siritzky Producer, Dead Man's Curve
20. Morgan Farley Morgan Farley Actor, High Noon
21. Wayland Flowers Wayland Flowers Actor, Episode #1.11
22. Grover Asmus Grover Asmus Self, Donna Reed
23. Gary McLarty Gary McLarty Stunts, Jurassic Park Gary McLarty was born on January 16, 1941 as Gary Raymond McLarty. In his youth Gary lived at The McKinley Home for Boys in Los Angeles. He was there during the filming of "East of Eden" (1955) starring James Dean. He worked as an extra. He is known for his work on "The Blues Brothers" (1980), "Beverly Hills Cop" (1984) and "Jurassic Park" (1993)...
24. Jan Holden Jan Holden Actress, The Primitives Jan Holden was a stage actress with a reputation for light comedy, who also appeared in several popular television series during the 1950s and 1960s. She was elegant and pretty, with pale blue eyes. She grew up in Cawnpore in India and was educated at a school in the hills near Simla. On the outbreak of the Second World War...
25. Eugene Dow Eugene Dow Actor, Night of the Demon
26. Jack Conway Jack Conway Director, Libeled Lady Born Hugh Ryan Conway of Irish ancestry, Jack was one of a team of MGM contract directors (others included Sam Wood and Robert Z. Leonard), who forsook any pretense to a specific individual style in favour of working within the strictures set forth by studio management -- as embodied by Irving Thalberg and his production supervisors...
27. Dina Pathak Dina Pathak Actress, Devdas
28. H. Bruce Humberstone H. Bruce Humberstone Director, Wonder Man A juvenile actor, Bruce Humberstone started his career as a script clerk, later serving as assistant director for the likes of King Vidor, Edmund Goulding and Allan Dwan. One of the 28 founders of the Directors Guild of America, Humberstone worked in a number of capacities on several silent films...
29. Ron Sauvé Ron Sauvé Actor, Reindeer Games
30. Sam O'Steen Sam O'Steen Editor, The Graduate
31. LeJean Eldridge LeJean Eldridge Actress, The Alamo
32. John English John English Director, Zorro's Fighting Legion
33. Richard Peel Richard Peel Actor, The Notorious Landlady
34. David Hand David Hand Director, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
35. Charles Ogle Charles Ogle Actor, A Christmas Carol The son of a minister from Ohio, Charles Stanton Ogle became a prolific character actor from stage and screen. Mostly cast in commanding roles in silents. Per haps most memorable as the screen's very first Frankenstein monster in Thomas Alva Edison's silent version Frankenstein (1910).
36. Daniel Keyes Daniel Keyes Actor, I Never Sang for My Father
37. Bob Orrison Bob Orrison Stunts, Speed Bob Orrison was born on July 28, 1928 in Bakersfield, California, USA as Robert P. Orrison. As a stuntman he worked on 41 movies from 1968 to 2005. Bob was the stunt double for Audie Murphy and did stunt work in John Wayne movies. He is known for his stunt work on Rambo III (1988) and Die Hard 2 (1990)...
38. Sonji Roi Sonji Roi Self, Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story
39. MacKinlay Kantor MacKinlay Kantor Writer, The Best Years of Our Lives
40. Joey Trent Joey Trent Actor, Peter Pan
41. Hans Nielsen Hans Nielsen Actor, Titanic
42. Connee Boswell Connee Boswell Actress, Swing Parade of 1946 Singer, songwriter, composer, arranger and actress, Connee Boswell studied with Otto Finck. With her sisters Vet Boswell and Martha Boswell she formed The Boswell Sisters, appearing on records, radio, in theaters and films, but later continuing her career as a single. In World War II she entertained...
43. Carlos East Carlos East Actor, Isle of the Snake People
44. Gulshan Rai Gulshan Rai Producer, Deewaar
45. Neal Hefti Neal Hefti Music Department, Batman: The Movie Composer ("'Batman' Theme), conductor, arrager and trumpeter, educated in high school and through private music study. He was a trumpeter and arranger with dance orchestras including those of Harry James, Woody Herman, and Charlie Spivak between 1941 and 1951. He was a staff arranger and arranger for the "Arthur Godfrey Show" and the "Kate Smith Show" over ABC...
46. Elwood Ullman Elwood Ullman Writer, Higher Than a Kite Memphis-born Elwood Ullman decided against going into the family business - a whiskey distillery - and pursued his dream of becoming a writer. He submitted humorous stories to such publications as "Captain Billy's Whiz Bang", "Life" magazine and newspapers in New York and St. Louis, and did so well at it that he decided to break into writing for films...
47. Sergio Citti Sergio Citti Writer, Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
48. Ed McNamara Ed McNamara Actor, The Black Stallion
49. Joshua Marks Joshua Marks Self, The Finale
50. Boris Leven Boris Leven Production Designer, The Sound of Music Boris Leven was born in Moscow, where he first studied painting and design. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1927 and attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1932. He went on to complete his education at the Beaux Arts Institute of Design in New York and...
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