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1. Rock Hudson Rock Hudson Actor, Giant Rock Hudson was born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, to Katherine (Wood), a telephone operator, and Roy Harold Scherer, an auto mechanic. He was of German, Swiss-German, English, and Irish descent. His parents divorced when he was eight years old. He failed to obtain parts in school plays because he couldn't remember lines...
2. Madeleine Carroll Madeleine Carroll Actress, The 39 Steps The original ash-blonde "iceberg maiden", Madeleine Carroll was a knowing beauty with a confident air, the epitome of poise and "breeding". Not only did she have looks and allure in abundance, but she had intellectual heft to go with them, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Birmingham University at the age of 20...
3. Harriet Hilliard Harriet Hilliard Actress, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet Harriet Nelson will always have a secure place alongside Barbara Billingsley and Jane Wyatt in the "TV's Golden Age Mom Hall of Fame." For fourteen years, she, husband Ozzie Nelson, and their two boys, David Nelson and Ricky Nelson, were the quintessential role models of the '50s ideal nuclear family...
4. Frank Lovejoy Frank Lovejoy Actor, The Adventures of McGraw Square-jawed, intense, no-nonsense Frank Lovejoy played a succession of detectives, street cops, reporters, soldiers and such over his career. Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1912, he worked on Wall Street as a teenager, but the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 cost him his job, and to make ends meet he got into acting...
5. Gene Autry Gene Autry Soundtrack, Sleepless in Seattle Orvon Gene Autry is considered by many to be the greatest western star of all time. He earned the designation of "America's Favorite Cowboy". He was "discovered" by Will Rogers while working as a telegrapher. One of his stars on the Walk of fame is for Live Performance (including rodeo), not live theater...
6. George Grizzard George Grizzard Actor, Wonder Boys In retrospect, he was considered an actor's actor to be sure. Renowned theater performer George Grizzard would make his biggest impact under the Tony-winning Broadway lights in a career spanning over five decades. Born an only child on April 1, 1928, in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, George Cooper Grizzard...
7. Nipsey Russell Nipsey Russell Self, The $10,000 Pyramid Nipsey Russell was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1918. He got his start in Rock and Roll Review and other music revues in the 1950s. In the 1960s Russell achieved his first major role as Officer Anderson in Car 54, Where Are You?. After being on the show for a year, Russell was a mainstay on variety shows, appearing on Laugh-In...
8. Hamilton Camp Hamilton Camp Actor, The Smurfs Hamilton Camp became well-known first as Bob Camp when he played in a folk duo with Bob Gibson. Their influential album, 'Gibson and Camp at the Gate of Horn', was recorded in Chicago in 1961. When they broke up, Camp continued to work as a solo act. He began using the name Hamilton Camp musically around the time his solo album 'Paths of Victory' was released in 1964...
9. George Savalas George Savalas Actor, Kojak Greek-American actor George Savalas is best remembered for co-starring with his brother, Telly Savalas, on the popular television detective show Kojak between 1973 and 1978. George played Detective Stavros to Telly's Kojak and was billed as Demosthenes in the end credits to avoid confusion with the elder Savalas...
10. Paul Hartman Paul Hartman Actor, Mayberry R.F.D. Rubber-limbed American dancer, vaudevillian and character actor, whose roots were steeped in show business. Paul's impresario father, Ferris Hartman, was known by the sobriquet "the Ziegfeld of the Pacific Coast". Between 1917 and 1921, he also worked as a silent film director for Triangle out of Culver City...
11. Carlos Lopez Carlos Lopez Stunts, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
12. Sidney Clute Sidney Clute Actor, Cagney & Lacey
13. Hideji Ôtaki Hideji Ôtaki Actor, Kagemusha
14. George Bancroft George Bancroft Actor, Stagecoach George Bancroft was raised in Philadelphia and attended high school at Tomes Institute (Philadelphia). He won an impressive appointment to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and graduated as a commissioned officer. He served in the Navy for the prescribed period of required service but no more...
15. Tamara Dobson Tamara Dobson Actress, Cleopatra Jones
16. William Berger William Berger Actor, Keoma
17. Frances Bergen Frances Bergen Actress, American Gigolo The daughter of William and Lillie Mae Westerman, her father died of tuberculosis when she was ten years old. Her mother then moved the family to Los Angeles. She suffered a skull fracture in an auto accident when she was 14. While recuperating, she was given a Charlie McCarthy doll to cheer her up...
18. Brenda Cowling Brenda Cowling Actress, Octopussy
19. August Wilson August Wilson Writer, The Piano Lesson August Wilson once dropped out of school, disillusioned after having been unjustly accused of plagiarism by a racist instructor who could not fathom the artistic and intellectual genius of a then young Black male writer. Wilson was not disillusioned forever. Having now completed a decade by decade cycle of seven plays that illustrate the complexity...
20. Lee Richardson Lee Richardson Actor, Prizzi's Honor Born in Chicago, he served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, , where he was able to consume the works of Shakespeare and Coward.Studied prelaw at Loyola University before moving into Chicago's Goodman Theater School. By age 24, performed in Off Broadway production of "Summer and Smoke" with Geraldine Page...
21. Alex Giannini Alex Giannini Actor, Legend Alexander Von Giannini was born on 6 June 1958 in Northamptonshire to an English mother and an Italian father and was educated in England and Luxembourg, where his father worked for the European Commission. In fact he reckoned that he changed schools thirteen times in line with his father's work. Prior to acting he was the lead singer - as Sandy Fontaine - of rockabilly group Coast To Coast...
22. Don Kelly Don Kelly Actor, The Hostage Don Kelly was born on March 17, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA as Donald Patrick Kelly to Robert T. Kelly and Rachel Marie Knudsen. He was raised in Brooklyn, New York. Don was an actor, known for Bombers B-52 (1957), Tank Battalion (1958), and The Hostage (1967), his final starring role. The...
23. Noel Johnson Noel Johnson Actor, Withnail & I
24. Joe Cranston Joe Cranston Actor, Go, Johnny, Go!
25. Louise Glenn Louise Glenn Actress, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
26. Russell Rouse Russell Rouse Writer, D.O.A.
27. Jake Worden Jake Worden Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Sessions
28. Bola de Nieve Bola de Nieve Soundtrack, The Flower of My Secret
29. James Monks James Monks Actor, How Green Was My Valley
30. Ted Baker Ted Baker Miscellaneous Crew, Mitzi... Roarin' in the 20's
31. Hazel Scott Hazel Scott Self, The Hazel Scott Show In a time of stereotypical views of black women, particularly browner-skinned women, as mammies, homely, and unattractive, dazzling Hazel Scott changed that image with her natural beauty and breathtaking glamour and spunky sex appeal. Women such as Ethel Waters actually became a stereotype by making herself homely and appearing in mammie attire to be more acceptable to white people...
32. Richard Liberty Richard Liberty Actor, Day of the Dead
33. Víctor Alcocer Víctor Alcocer Actor, The River and Death Mexican film, television and voice actor, with a career spanning over four decades. With a trademark deep, coarse voice, Alcocer dubbed many characters in major American films and TV series for Latin American market, including The Munsters (as Herman Munster), Get Smart (as the Chief), Batman (as The Joker)...
34. Vasiliy Shukshin Vasiliy Shukshin Actor, Kalina krasnaya Vasili Shukshin, one of Russian cinema's notable figures who rebelled against the Soviet reality since his father was executed under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was a popular actor, director and writer, and died under mysterious circumstances at age 45. He was born Vasili Makarovich Shukshin into a peasant family on July 25...
35. Vittorio Caprioli Vittorio Caprioli Actor, General Della Rovere
36. Michael Goldberg Michael Goldberg Writer, Cool Runnings
37. Dondi Dondi Animation Department, Wild Style
38. Wade Crosby Wade Crosby Actor, Westworld
39. Elfi von Dassanowsky Elfi von Dassanowsky Producer, Semmelweis A musical prodigy, von Dassanowsky was the youngest female to gain admission to Vienna's Academy (now University) of Music and Performing Arts to be trained as an opera singer and concert pianist. Already a noted performer as a student, she taught Curd Jürgens piano for one of his first major roles in Wen die Götter lieben...
40. Gary Franklin Gary Franklin Actor, An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
41. Álvaro Fugulin Álvaro Fugulin Director, Roseira Brava
42. Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp Actor, Entr'acte Famous Dada artist who shocked the world when he submitted a urinal signed "R.Mutt" to the 1917 first exhibition of the American Society of Independent Artists at the Armory Show in New York. It was reported in a press account that (Duchamp under pseudonym) J.C. Mutt of Philadelphia, little known in artistic circles...
43. Bernie Gozier Bernie Gozier Actor, Creature from the Black Lagoon
44. Bob Rozario Bob Rozario Music Department, The Osmond Family Christmas Special
45. Margaret Boyd Margaret Boyd Actress, Fantastic Summer
46. Gert Andreae Gert Andreae Actor, On the Sunny Side
47. Józef Galewski Józef Galewski Production Designer, Bestia
48. Grigoriy Gay Grigoriy Gay Actor, Hamlet Grigori Gaj was a Russian actor of a special talent for playing sophisticated characters in stage and in film. During the 1950s-1970s he was a permanent member of the legendary troupe of Bolshoi Drama Theatre (BDT) in St. Petersburg (Leningrad). Gaj made a stage career under directorship of Georgi Tovstonogov at the BDT...
49. Fyodor Radchuk Fyodor Radchuk Actor, Koliivshchina [1767-1768]
50. Maria Aurèlia Capmany Maria Aurèlia Capmany Writer, Les nits de la tieta Rosa
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