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1. Burt Lancaster Burt Lancaster Actor, From Here to Eternity Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and worked there until he was injured...
2. Jack Elam Jack Elam Actor, Once Upon a Time in the West Colorful American character actor equally adept at vicious killers or grizzled sidekicks. As a child he worked in the cotton fields. He attended Santa Monica Junior College in California and subsequently became an accountant and, at one time, manager of the Bel Air Hotel. Elam got his first movie job by trading his accounting services for a role...
3. Joel McCrea Joel McCrea Actor, Foreign Correspondent One of the great stars of American Westerns, and a very popular leading man in non-Westerns as well. He was born and raised in the surroundings of Hollywood and as a boy became interested in the movies that were being made all around. He studied acting at Pomona College and got some stage experience at the Pasadena Community Playhouse...
4. Jane Wyatt Jane Wyatt Actress, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Born in Campgaw, New Jersey, Jane Waddington Wyatt came from a New York family of social distinction (her father was a Wall Street investment banker and her mother was a drama critic). Jane was raised from the age of three months in New York City and attended the fashionable Chapin School and later Barnard College...
5. Angelo Spizzirri Angelo Spizzirri Actor, The Rookie After being a great success at age 25 portraying a high school baseball player he appeared in several small films in 2005 and 2006, but Angelos career didn't take off as expected. He gave up acting in 2006 in order to become the tour manager for several rock bands. He died at his residence in Los Angeles on Oct 20, 2007 of undisclosed causes.
6. Anthony Quayle Anthony Quayle Actor, Lawrence of Arabia Anthony Quayle was born in Ainsdale in September 1913, the son of a Lancashire lawyer. He completed his education at Rugby School and had a brief spell at RADA, before treading the boards for the first time as the straight man in a music hall comedy act in 1931. Tall, burly, round-faced and possessed of a powerful and resonant voice...
7. Christopher Stone Christopher Stone Actor, Cujo Christopher Stone was an occasional lead and supporting actor. Although he never achieved major stardom, he was still quite a busy actor in films and on television throughout the 1980s and early 90s. Stone achieved his first major role as "Dr. Pooch Hardin" on the 1970s TV series The Interns, and...
8. Sue Lloyd Sue Lloyd Actress, The Ipcress File Born in 1939, British actress Sue Lloyd trained in dance as a child, studying at the Sadler's Wells School at age 11. Since her height (5' 8") decreased her chances of a ballet career, the statuesque Sue instead became a chorus girl and showgirl. After some modeling assignments, she broke into television in the early 60s (The Saint and The Avengers)...
9. John Ringham John Ringham Actor, V for Vendetta
10. May Robson May Robson Actress, Bringing Up Baby Born Mary Jeanette Robison. In her late teens she moved to the U.S. from Australia with no intention of becoming an actress; a few years later she became a widow, and in 1884 she took up acting to support her three children (only her son Edward Gore survived childhood). She played both leads and supporting roles on the road and on Broadway...
11. Patrick Wymark Patrick Wymark Actor, Where Eagles Dare
12. L.M. Kit Carson L.M. Kit Carson Writer, Paris, Texas L.M. Kit Carson was a talented and versatile Texan writer, actor and producer whose career has taken a diverse and always interesting course. He was born in Dallas, to Louise (Roche) and Minor Lee Carson. His first appearance was the lead in the acclaimed David Holzman's Diary (1967). He moved into writing...
13. Basil Radford Basil Radford Actor, The Lady Vanishes Though thoroughly British, actor Basil Radford actually began his film career in a couple of US films. Born in Chester, England, he made his stage debut in 1922 and continued to focus on the theatre until director Alfred Hitchcock memorably teamed Radford with actor Naunton Wayne in one of his early cinematic masterpieces - The Lady Vanishes...
14. Sergey Bondarchuk Sergey Bondarchuk Actor, War and Peace Sergei Bondarchuk was one of the most important Russian filmmakers, best known for directing an Academy Award-winning film epic War and Peace, based on the book by Leo Tolstoy, in which he also starred as Pierre Bezukhov. He was born Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk on September, 25, 1920, in the village of Belozerka...
15. Ox Baker Ox Baker Actor, Escape from New York Douglas Baker, better known by his moniker "Ox" was one of the meanest, vicious, hated and ugliest wrestlers ever. Bald, with a hairy chest, arms and back, Baker would deliberately grow his mustache long and curl his eyebrows up to gain a more "evil" look. It paid off as Baker was jeered and hated by wrestling fans all over...
16. Muammar Gadaffi Muammar Gadaffi Self, Starko! Muammar Abu Meniar el-Gaddafi was born in the North African desert, south of Sirte, Libya, in 1942 (the exact date is unknown; some sources day June 1, while others say sometime in September). The son of a poor Bedouin nomad, Gaddafi lived in his family's remote desert camp until he went away to school at age 9...
17. Freda Jackson Freda Jackson Actress, Clash of the Titans Freda Jackson was born in Nottingham, England in 1908, the daughter of a railway porter. After studying at High Pavement School and the University College there, she became a schoolteacher but gave up her career to study acting at the Royal College of Art, in London. Her first professional stage appearance was in Northampton...
18. Lilli Carati Lilli Carati Actress, L'alcova
19. Werner Krauss Werner Krauss Actor, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
20. Bob Guccione Bob Guccione Producer, Caligula
21. Ronnie Van Zant Ronnie Van Zant Soundtrack, Forrest Gump Ronnie Van Zant was born on January 15, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the oldest son of six children (3 sisters and 2 brothers - musicians Donnie and Johnny). Ronnie attended Lee High School in Jacksonville with fellow band members Gary Rossington and Allen Collins. They soon formed what would become Lynyrd Skynyrd...
22. Oscar de la Renta Oscar de la Renta Self, The September Issue
23. Tino Buazzelli Tino Buazzelli Actor, After the Fox
24. Donald G. Jackson Donald G. Jackson Writer, Hell Comes to Frogtown
25. Frank Darien Frank Darien Actor, The Grapes of Wrath US character player, often as societal outcast.
26. Bud Flanagan Bud Flanagan Actor, Life Is a Circus
27. Arthur Tovey Arthur Tovey Actor, Back to the Future
28. Jack Buchanan Jack Buchanan Actor, The Band Wagon Born in Scotland, Jack Buchanan made his stage acting debut in Britain in 1912, and on Broadway in 1924. Though he made his film debut in 1917 during the silent film era, Buchanan is probably best remembered for The Band Wagon, co-starring with Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Nanette Fabray, James Mitchell, Oscar Levant and Robert Gist...
29. Shelby Harmon Shelby Harmon Actress, An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong
30. Larry Nunn Larry Nunn Actor, The Major and the Minor
31. Bernard Fresson Bernard Fresson Actor, French Connection II
32. Miodrag 'Ckalja' Petrovic Miodrag 'Ckalja' Petrovic Actor, Kamiondzije opet voze
33. Slavko Vorkapich Slavko Vorkapich Director, The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra
34. Candy Johnson Candy Johnson Actress, Muscle Beach Party
35. Marcus Goodrich Marcus Goodrich Writer, Night Waitress
36. Giacomo Rossi-Stuart Giacomo Rossi-Stuart Actor, The Last Man on Earth
37. Suzanna Kim Suzanna Kim Actress, The Good Earth
38. Emmett Lynn Emmett Lynn Actor, The Night of the Hunter Lynn was one of the old grubby prospector sidekicks who supplied the comic relief in a number of Republic Westerns through the forties and early fifties. He also appeared with the Three Stooges in 'The Yokes on Me (1944)'. His last two films were of a religious nature with 'A Man Called Peter (1955)' and 'The Ten Commandments (1956)'.
39. Larri Thomas Larri Thomas Actress, New Zoo Revue
40. Ron Tarr Ron Tarr Actor, Willow
41. Ann Sears Ann Sears Actress, The Bridge on the River Kwai
42. Isobel Barnett Isobel Barnett Self, Episode dated 26 January 1974
43. Robert Paynter Robert Paynter Cinematographer, Trading Places
44. Ben Astar Ben Astar Actor, 5 Fingers
45. Aliyah Yi Aliyah Yi Actress, Final Foursomes Swinging
46. Annette Carell Annette Carell Actress, Darling
47. Joe Melia Joe Melia Actor, Privates on Parade
48. Leonard Smith Leonard Smith Cinematographer, National Velvet
49. Salka Viertel Salka Viertel Writer, Queen Christina
50. Rita Oehmen Rita Oehmen Actress, Happily Buried Rita K. Oehmen was born on June 24, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. From the time she was young, she was paired with her brother Edward to do a Vaudville show billed as the Oehmen twins. This lasted until about the age of 20, when she branched out on her own doing a stand-up act while going to college. At this time...
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