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1. Bea Benaderet Bea Benaderet Actress, Lucy Plays Cupid Bea Benaderet had a remarkable career in radio and television. In the earlier days of radio, before television, she provided the voice for numerous names of characters on the radio, on shows like "Fibber McGee and Molly," "My Favorite Husband" with Lucille Ball & the Jack Benny Show. She was...
2. Clifton Webb Clifton Webb Actor, Laura Already trained in dance and theater, he quit school at age 13 to study music and painting. By 19 he was a professional ballroom dancer in New York, and by his mid-twenties he was performing in musicals, dramas on Broadway and in London, and in silent movies. His first real success in film came in middle age as the classy villain Waldo Lydecker in Laura...
3. Jean Peters Jean Peters Actress, Viva Zapata! Green-eyed beauty Jean Elizabeth Peters flashed across the screen as a bright star during her relatively brief tenure in Hollywood. After just seven years under contract to 20th Century-Fox (1947-54), she joined in the reclusive lifestyle of her eccentric billionaire husband, Howard Hughes, and all but vanished from public view...
4. Millard Mitchell Millard Mitchell Actor, Singin' in the Rain Millard Mitchell was born of American parents in Havana, Cuba. He was a popular stage and radio actor in the 1930s in New York. His first cinema appearances were in industrial short features, filmed in New York. His first Hollywood role was in Mr. and Mrs. North. After World War II, Mitchell acted in a goodly number of movies...
5. Al Martino Al Martino Actor, The Godfather
6. Ed Sullivan Ed Sullivan Self, Episode #17.19 The beloved graven image of TV variety from 1948 to 1971 on CBS, Ed Sullivan originally made his name as a newspaper sportswriter, radio broadcaster and theater columnist for the New York Daily News. His column focused primarily on Broadway shows and juicy items about its stars. Hired in 1932 by the CBS network as a rival of radio commentator Walter Winchell...
7. Gary Collins Gary Collins Actor, Airport Born on April 30, 1938 in Venice, California, Gary Collins was one of the most versatile actors in the entertainment industry. Gary attended Santa Monica City College and then enlisted in the United States Army for two years. While in uniform, Gary discovered acting and performed as a radio and television personality for the Armed Forces Network...
8. Keene Curtis Keene Curtis Actor, Sliver
9. Donald Houston Donald Houston Actor, Where Eagles Dare Sandy-haired Welsh actor who served in the RAF during World War II and hit paydirt and stardom with his first two British films, The Blue Lagoon with Jean Simmons, and A Run for Your Money with Sir Alec Guinness, maintaining his career with lesser distinction in bawdy comedies and melodramas. His caracters were authority figures...
10. Dennis Patrick Dennis Patrick Actor, The Air Up There
11. Clarence Muse Clarence Muse Actor, Shadow of a Doubt
12. Joyce Compton Joyce Compton Actress, The Awful Truth Good-looking, blond-haired actress, typically in roles conveying severe brainpower deprivation, in US films from 1925 through the early 50's.
13. Nils Asther Nils Asther Actor, The Bitter Tea of General Yen Nils Asther was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1897 and raised in Malmö, Sweden, by his wealthy Swedish parents. After attending the Royal Dramatic Theater School in Stockholm, he began his stage career in Copenhagen. His film debut came in 1916 when the director Mauritz Stiller cast him in the lead role (as an aspiring actor...
14. Guillaume Depardieu Guillaume Depardieu Actor, Pola X
15. Stephen Ambrose Stephen Ambrose Self, Shooting War America's preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose is the author of numerous bestselling books about World War II, including D-Day, Citizen Soldiers and The Victors, plus biographies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. He is the founder of the Eisenhower Center and President of the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans.
16. Elizabeth Norment Elizabeth Norment Actress, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
17. Beryl Reid Beryl Reid Actress, The Killing of Sister George Beryl Reid was the daughter of Scottish parents and grew up in industrial Manchester, England. She left home at the age of 16 to go and work in a shop. She lasted 6 weeks. She applied for and was accepted in a revue in the Summer season in Bridlington. She had no formal training but joined the National Theater in London as a comedy actress...
18. Gwen Welles Gwen Welles Actress, Nashville
19. Nirupa Roy Nirupa Roy Actress, Deewaar Kokila was born on January 4, 1931 in Valsad, Gujerat, India, in the Gujerati-speaking Balsara family. She was married to Kamal Roy at a very young age, and shortly thereafter in 1946 both husband and wife decided to make a career on the silver screen. They traveled to Bombay, both applied, but only Kokila was chosen to act in a Gujerati movie...
20. Maya Deren Maya Deren Director, Meshes of the Afternoon Maya Deren came to the USA in 1922 as Eleanora Derenkowsky. Together with her father, a psychiatrist, and her mother, an artist, she fled the pogroms against Russian Jews. She studied journalism and political science in at Syracuse University in New York, finishing her BA at NYU in June 1936 and then received her MA in English literature from Smith in 1939...
21. Sheila Allen Sheila Allen Actress, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
22. Samuel S. Hinds Samuel S. Hinds Actor, It's a Wonderful Life Samuel S. Hinds, a Harvard graduate, was a lawyer in Hollywood until the stock market crash of 1929, in which he lost most of his money. Hinds, who had an interest in theater acting, decided to embark on a career in acting, albeit it age 54. The tall, dignified-looking Hinds appeared in over 200 films...
23. Zoltan Korda Zoltan Korda Director, Sahara A one time Hungarian cavalry officer, Zoltan Korda started working in films as a cameraman then an editor before becoming a director with London Films run by his brother Alexander Korda. Zoltan had strong liberal/socialist ideals and often clashed with Alexander, who, despite their both being born in Hungary, was a proud supporter of the old British Empire.
24. Barbara Kent Barbara Kent Actress, Lonesome
25. Duane Grey Duane Grey Actor, JFK
26. Cesare Zavattini Cesare Zavattini Writer, Bicycle Thieves
27. Melvin Frank Melvin Frank Writer, The Court Jester Melvin Frank was half of a famous screenwriting partnership. The other half of the collaborative effort was Norman Panama. The two men became close friends while attending the University of Chicago. Frank had initially pursued a degree in engineering, but was persuaded by Panama to switch to English instead...
28. Tage Danielsson Tage Danielsson Writer, The Man Who Quit Smoking Tage Danielsson was born in 1928, in a working class home in Linköping, Sweden. He went to Uppsala University, and graduated as a Master of Arts in English, French and the history of literature. In 1956 he met Hans Alfredson at the Swedish Radio company. They worked together for almost thirty years and made variety shows...
29. Frank 'Lefty' Rosenthal Frank 'Lefty' Rosenthal Self, Episode dated 27 November 1977
30. Gabrielle Reidy Gabrielle Reidy Actress, Girl with a Pearl Earring
31. Jackie Condon Jackie Condon Actor, Our Gang
32. Phoebe Ephron Phoebe Ephron Writer, Carousel
33. Ford Sterling Ford Sterling Actor, Tango Tangle
34. Claude Mulot Claude Mulot Writer, The Blood Rose
35. Marion Michael Marion Michael Actress, Liane, Jungle Goddess
36. Valerie Marron Valerie Marron Actress, The Image Valerie Marron was born Valerie Merians on October 22, 1955. Valerie was the daughter of Ron Merians, who ran and owned the hugely popular and successful music bar the Joyous Lake in Woodstock, New York from 1970 to 1979. Marron's parents divorced when she was three years old and subsequently remarried...
37. Mary Mason Mary Mason Actress, The Cheyenne Kid
38. John Barrard John Barrard Actor, Santa Claus
39. Clelia Matania Clelia Matania Actress, Don't Look Now
40. LeRoy Mason LeRoy Mason Actor, Texas Terror
41. Florence La Badie Florence La Badie Actress, The Evidence of the Film Early information on Florence La Badie is sketchy. She is thought to have been born in New York City in 1888, and was either taken away from or given up for adoption by her birth mother. Florence was adopted by a married couple named LaBadie, who legally gave the child their last name. Her adoptive father...
42. Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar Soundtrack, Life of Pi Has a son named Sumeet from his marriage with Leena Chandavarkar.
43. Franz Rudnick Franz Rudnick Actor, Marianne and Juliane
44. Krishna Shah Krishna Shah Writer, Shalimar Born in India, a graduate of Bombay, Yale and UCLA, Krishna Shah is the first Asian-American writer/director/producer who has won critical acclaim on Broadway and in Hollywood. On Broadway, Shah directed and co-authored, with Alan Paton, a South African play "Sponono", and on Off-Broadway he adapted...
45. Francesca Bertini Francesca Bertini Actress, 1900 Francesca Bertini was undoubtedly one of the first divas of cinema, a lady not only on screen but also in real life. She made her film debut in La dea del mare and after that producers fought for her services. In 1921 she married European nobleman and banker Alfred Cartier. She tried her hand at directing films as well as acting in them and turned out two well-received efforts...
46. Jack Del Rio Jack Del Rio Actor, Wedding Belles
47. Andre Van Gyseghem Andre Van Gyseghem Actor, Cromwell
48. Xan das Bolas Xan das Bolas Actor, The Executioner
49. Günther Ungeheuer Günther Ungeheuer Actor, Polizeirevier Davidswache
50. Daniel Melnick Daniel Melnick Producer, Footloose
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