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1. Delphine Seyrig Delphine Seyrig Actress, Last Year at Marienbad Delphine was born in Beirut on the 10th April 1932 into an intellectual Protestant family. Her Alsatian father, Henri Seyrig, was the director of the Archaeological Institute and later France's cultural attaché in New York during World War Two. Her Swiss mother, Hermine De Saussure, was an adept of Rousseau's theories...
2. Pat O'Brien Pat O'Brien Actor, Some Like It Hot Although he came to be called "Hollywood's Irishman in Residence"--and, along with good friends James Cagney, Allen Jenkins, Frank McHugh and a few others were called "The Irish Mafia"--and he often played Irish immigrants, Pat O'Brien was US-born and -bred. As a young boy the devoutly Roman Catholic O'Brien considered entering the seminary to study for the priesthood...
3. Edie Adams Edie Adams Actress, The Apartment The scintillating, sultry-eyed blonde (formerly a redhead) star of screen, TV and award-winning stage went on to become best known, however, for her sensual delivery pitching cigars in taunting 60s ads and commercials with her Mae Westian come-on line, "Why don't you pick one up and smoke it sometime?" This...
4. Cole Porter Cole Porter Soundtrack, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Cole Porter was born June 9, 1891, at Peru, Indiana, the son of pharmacist Samuel Fenwick Porter and Kate Cole. Cole was raised on a 750-acre fruit ranch. Kate Cole married Samuel Porter in 1884 and had two children, Louis and Rachel, who both died in infancy. Porter's grandfather, J.G. Cole, was a multi-millionaire who made his fortune in the coal and western timber business...
5. Gary Vinson Gary Vinson Actor, High School Caesar
6. Frank DeKova Frank DeKova Actor, The Ten Commandments Frank DeKova parlayed a sinister scowl, piercing eyes and an all-around menacing attitude into a long career of playing cold-blooded triggermen, rampaging Indian chiefs, brutal Mexican army officers and the like. So it would probably come as a shock to those who know his work to discover that, before he became an actor, he was--of all things--a schoolteacher...
7. Nathan Davis Nathan Davis Actor, Risky Business
8. John Hamilton John Hamilton Actor, The Maltese Falcon Burly, stentorian-voiced John Hamilton, worked on Broadway and in touring theatrical companies for many years prior to his 1930 film debut. He was in the original Broadway company of "Seventh Heaven" and would appear in the film remake (Seventh Heaven) in 1937. For Warner Bros, he starred with Donald Meek in a series of short mysteries based on S.S. Van Dine stories...
9. Rod La Rocque Rod La Rocque Actor, Meet John Doe Rod La Rocque was born Roderick La Rocque de la Rou on November 29, 1898, in Chicago, Illiinois, to a French father and an Irish mother. Stage-struck in his early teen years, he spent his summers with local stock companies, playing juvenile roles for $1.00 per performance. By the time he was 16, while he was appearing in vaudeville...
10. Johnny Sheffield Johnny Sheffield Actor, Tarzan's New York Adventure His father was the actor Reginald Sheffield who began as a child star and later turned to character acting. Johnny appeared at age seven on Broadway in the original cast of "On Borrowed Time". When Maureen O'Sullivan wanted out of her Jane role in the Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan series, it was decided that she and Tarzan would adopt a son (they had to adopt...
11. Clara Kimball Young Clara Kimball Young Actress, Eyes of Youth Clara Kimball Young was born as Clarisa Kimball on September 6, 1890 to Edward M. Kimball and the former Pauline Maddern Garret, traveling stock company actors with the Holden Co. Though she claimed Chicago as her birthplace, there are no records of her being born in Cook County, and she may have been born on one of her parent's tours...
12. Dorothy Ford Dorothy Ford Actress, Jack and the Beanstalk Dorothy Ford was born April 4, 1922 in Perris, CA, and raised in San Francisco, Santa Barbara and Tucson, AZ. During school, she appeared in several pageants, and after graduation, she went into modeling. Standing 6'2 and with measurements of 38-26-38-and-a-half, Ford was a natural for photographic work...
13. Maude Eburne Maude Eburne Actress, To Be or Not to Be Eburne started on the stage in Ontario and New York, later appearing on Broadway in 1914, playing a cockney maid. She played comic servants on stage until 1930 then moved to films in 1931. On screen, she played a variety of roles from maids to aristocrats to pipe-smoking harridans. Eburne retired from the screen in 1951.
14. Rik Van Nutter Rik Van Nutter Actor, Thunderball
15. Derek Bond Derek Bond Actor, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Scottish-born Derek Bond was a leading man of post-war British films fondly remembered for his portrayal of the titular hero in Ealing Studios' The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, an adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel. He was born in Glasgow on January 26, 1920, the son of a commercial traveler and a beautician...
16. Mona Bruce Mona Bruce Actress, To Sir, with Love
17. Pete Carpenter Pete Carpenter Music Department, The Rockford Files
18. Om Shivpuri Om Shivpuri Actor, Don Om Shiv Puri met his wife at Jaipur Radio Station where they worked together. In fact, they had worked together on radio and in plays. Even at NSD, they were together - in the same batch they fell in love. They married, but not before they had waited for nine years (1968). After that, they started a theatre group Dishantar...
19. Jerry Austin Jerry Austin Actor, Adventures of Don Juan
20. Torsten Lilliecrona Torsten Lilliecrona Actor, Tjorven, Batsman, and Moses
21. David Friedkin David Friedkin Writer, I Spy
22. Ralph Truman Ralph Truman Actor, The Man Who Knew Too Much Veteran British character player Ralph Truman was a pioneer radio actor and appeared in over 5000 broadcasts during his career. Born in London at the turn of the century, his overall film career was commendable but less enviable than his voice work on the airwaves. Originally from the stage, he had just finished a run of "Josef Suss" in 1930 when he moved directly into films...
23. Hermann Göring Hermann Göring Self, Triumph of the Will Hermann Göring was born on January 12, 1893, in Rosenheim, Bavaria, the son of a prominent judge. He entered the German Royal Military Academy at Gross Lichterfeide outside Berlin in his teens and graduated in 1911. At the beginning of World War I he saw service as an infantry lieutenant but soon transfered to the air corps...
24. Janet Shaw Janet Shaw Actress, Shadow of a Doubt
25. Jack Narz Jack Narz Self, College of Musical Knowledge Jack Narz's career in television spanned nearly 30 years. After the service and a short but productive stint in local radio, Narz started in television late in 1950 as announcer on early-TV classics like Space Patrol and Life with Elizabeth. Moving on to host the trouble-prone Dotto and Video Village...
26. Mildred Shay Mildred Shay Actress, Little Shop of Horrors Mildreds star shone for what seemed like a split second and yet she knew everybody in town and the whole of tinsel town knew Mildred Shay. Adrian, Hollywoods premiere costumer made all her gowns and a pair of false breasts. She worked with, and unlike the rest of Hollywood got on with Joan Crawford despite the fact that as Helene...
27. Erol Günaydin Erol Günaydin Actor, Pardon
28. Betty Driver Betty Driver Actress, Episode #1.6526
29. Harold Carpenter Harold Carpenter Self, The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait
30. Sue Mengers Sue Mengers Thanks, The Kid Stays in the Picture
31. Timothy Lasquade Timothy Lasquade Make-Up Department, Gia
32. Jack Boyle Jack Boyle Actor, The Tender Trap
33. Larry Ward Larry Ward Actor, Star Wars
34. Carlo Gambino Carlo Gambino Self, Lucky Luciano: Chairman of the Mob Born in Sicily, Carlo Gambino came from a family that had been involved in the Mafia for centuries. Although he was thin and somewhat frail-looking, he was also single-minded, ruthless and tough as nails and made a name for himself as an enforcer in local Mafia circles before he was out of his teens...
35. James Lee Barrett James Lee Barrett Writer, Smokey and the Bandit
36. Joyce Windsor Joyce Windsor Actress, Porn Yesterday
37. Michael Cornelison Michael Cornelison Actor, The Woman in the Room Michael Cornelison began his professional career as an actor in 1967, at the age of fifteen, appearing in a series of educational shorts for Coronet Films. In 1974, Michael co-starred with Cliff Robertson and Robert Preston in the ABC-TV movie, My Father's House. In 1978, Cornelison returned to Los Angeles for an extended run...
38. Robert J. Mauch Robert J. Mauch Actor, The Prince and the Pauper 1930's US child actor who usually appeared on screen with his twin, Billy Mauch.
39. Gwen Nelson Gwen Nelson Actress, Doctor Zhivago
40. James A. Marcus James A. Marcus Actor, Regeneration
41. Richard Higgs Richard Higgs Actor, Taxi Driver
42. Ralph Levy Ralph Levy Director, Do Not Disturb
43. Terry Gilkyson Terry Gilkyson Soundtrack, The Jungle Book
44. Zoltán Huszárik Zoltán Huszárik Director, Sinbad
45. Christy Cabanne Christy Cabanne Director, The Mummy's Hand Christy Cabanne was, along with Sam Newfield and William Beaudine, one of the most prolific directors in the history of American films. A graduate of the US Naval Academy, Cabanne spent several years in the navy, leaving the service in 1908. He decided on a career in the theater, and became a director as well as an actor...
46. John Hudkins John Hudkins Stunts, Dick Tracy
47. Clarence Lung Clarence Lung Actor, Operation Petticoat
48. Nina Olivette Nina Olivette Actress, The Investigation
49. Jack Lee Jack Lee Director, A Town Like Alice British director Jack Lee studied photography at Regent Street Polytechnic, and in 1938 he was hired by GPO Film as a documentary cameraman. He shot a lot of footage, at great personal risk, during the Nazi bombing campaign during World War II against London, known as "The Blitz", and began his directorial career with two wartime documentaries...
50. Kendall McComas Kendall McComas Actor, Papa Spank
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