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1. Robert Lansing Robert Lansing Actor, 12 O'Clock High Robert Lansing was an actor whose tall stature, tough looks and commanding manner belied an often thoughtful and introspective screen personality. Not that acting had necessarily been his only choice - there was jazz. As a youngster, he played drums with various dance bands and was bitten by the acting bug after performing in and directing high school plays...
2. William Hootkins William Hootkins Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope William Michael Hootkins was born on July 5, 1948, in Dallas, Texas. He moved to London, England in the early '70s and lived there up until 2002. Hootkins was an actor at Theatre Intime while attending Princeton University where he learned how to speak fluent Mandarin Chinese. He also trained as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts...
3. Oskar Werner Oskar Werner Actor, Jules and Jim This remote, rather morose and, as a result, intriguing Viennese talent was born in 1922, not far from the birthplace of "Waltz King" Johann Strauss, and christened Oskar Josef Bschließmayer. His parents divorced when he was fairly young. While growing up in school, performing in plays aroused a deep desire to act...
4. Al Jolson Al Jolson Soundtrack, The Aviator Al Jolson was known in the industry as "The World's Greatest Entertainer," for well over 40 years. After his death his influence continued unabated with such performers as Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Jackie Wilson and Jerry Lee Lewis all mentioning him as an inspiration...
5. Lou Jacobi Lou Jacobi Actor, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask
6. Susan Peters Susan Peters Actress, Random Harvest War-era MGM had a lovely, luminous star in the making with Susan Peters. She possessed a creative talent and innate sensitivity that would surely have reigned as a leading Hollywood player for years to come had not a tragic and cruel twist of fate taken everything away from her. She was born Suzanne Carnahan in Spokane...
7. David Gorcey David Gorcey Actor, Spooks Run Wild Leo Gorcey's younger brother, David Gorcey is not usually thought of as one of the "original" Dead End Kids, but he did have a small role in the 1935 Broadway production of Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End" - and he is the person responsible for getting his brother Leo a part in the play. Ultimately this led to Leo's becoming a movie star while David played supporting roles and bit parts...
8. Gage Clarke Gage Clarke Actor, The Bad Seed
9. Helen Gilbert Helen Gilbert Actress, The Secret of Dr. Kildare
10. Colin Male Colin Male Actor, The Kentucky Fried Movie
11. Ronald Long Ronald Long Actor, Love of Life
12. Elizabeth W. Alexander Elizabeth W. Alexander Producer, Big Night
13. Nathan Juran Nathan Juran Director, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad Austrian-born Nathan Juran was a professional architect before entering the film industry as an art director in 1937. He won an Academy Award for art direction on How Green Was My Valley. World War II interrupted his film career, and he spent his war years with the OSS. Returning to Hollywood, he turned to directing films in the 1950s...
14. Claire Windsor Claire Windsor Actress, The Blot Silent-era star Claire Windsor was born Clara Viola Cronk in Cawker City, Kansas, the daughter of Ella and G.E. Cronk. She was educated at Broadway High School in Seattle, Washington, and Washburn Preperatory Academy in Topeka, Kansas. She studied voice and piano at Cohn's Conservatory of Music in Seattle...
15. Christopher Gable Christopher Gable Actor, The Boy Friend
16. Linda Day Linda Day Director, Married with Children
17. Claire McDowell Claire McDowell Actress, The Big Parade
18. Ivan Dmitriev Ivan Dmitriev Actor, Polosatyy reys Ivan Dmitriyev was a Russian character actor known as Gorelov in the criminal drama Krutye gorki by director Nikolai Rozantsev. He was born Ivan Petrovich Dmitriyev on 30 July 1915, in Vyshny Volochiok, Tver Province, Russia. From 1932 to 1936 he studied acting under the legendary Yuri Yuriev at the Leningrad Institute of Theatre...
19. Alvin Stardust Alvin Stardust Self, Play It Cool
20. Adolph Green Adolph Green Soundtrack, Léon: The Professional Songwriter ("New York, New York", "The Party's Over", "Just in Time", "Make Someone Happy"), author and actor, educated at City College of New York. While he was a student, he acted with the Washington Square Players and had a part in the road company of "Having a Wonderful Time". A member of The Revuers...
21. Whip Wilson Whip Wilson Actor, Canyon Raiders He was obviously handed one of those unique stage names, like Lash La Rue, in order for audiences (especially the kiddies) to immediately associate him with western heroics and the trademark he would be remembered for in films. Not one of the better remembered sagebrush heroes in today's world,...
22. Robert Merrill Robert Merrill Self, Anger Management One of the Metropolitan Opera's most enduring and acclaimed baritones, Brooklyn-born Robert Merrill was born Moishe Miller on June 4, 1919 (some sources list 1917), the son of Polish émigrés. His father, Abraham, was a shoe salesman and mother Lillian was an operatic soprano who performed in concert before her marriage...
23. Sterling Franck Sterling Franck Actor, Revolt at Fort Laramie
24. Armida Armida Actress, Border Romance Tiny, emotive Latino beauty who was 'discovered' singing and dancing in an act with her two sisters at the Los Angeles Hidalgo theatre. Vaudeville impressario Gus Edwards recognised her talent and took her under his wing. She soon appeared on the circuit in novelty numbers and vaudeville skits, while at the same time being groomed for Hollywood...
25. Jessica Savitch Jessica Savitch Self, Frontline Jessica Savitch was born on February 1, 1947 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Her father suddenly died when she was just 12 years old. It was he that encouraged her for a career in broadcast journalism. Jessica first considered a career in broadcasting while in high school. A friend then got her a job part-time reading the local news on the radio...
26. Linden Travers Linden Travers Actress, The Lady Vanishes
27. Barboura Morris Barboura Morris Actress, A Bucket of Blood "The girl with the lovely smile", Barboura Morris was born in L.A., and went on to appear in many low-budget movies. She graduated from UCLA. Barboura started her acting career at the Stumptown stock company, where her acting coach was Jeff Corey, and Roger Corman was a classmate. Corman gave Barboura a leading role in Sorority Girl...
28. Mother Maybelle Carter Mother Maybelle Carter Soundtrack, Walk the Line Maybelle married Ezra Carter when she was 16. The following year, in 1927, her brother-in-law, A.P. Carter, convinced his wife Sara and Maybelle (pregnant at the time) to make the journey from Virginia to Tennessee to audition for record producer Ralph Peer, who was seeking talent for the new recording industry...
29. Zane Grey Zane Grey Writer, Fighting Caravans Born Pearl Zane Gray on January 31, 1872, in Zanesville, Ohio--a town founded by his mother's family--famed western novelist Zane Grey was an athlete and outdoorsman from an early age, with his main interests being fishing and baseball. He attended the University of Pennsylvania on a baseball scholarship...
30. Fernando Poe Fernando Poe Actor, Dugo at bayan (I remember Bataan)
31. Jo Swerling Jo Swerling Writer, It's a Wonderful Life Oscar-nominated Hollywood screenwriter Jo Swerling, who also was a Tony Award-winning Broadway writer and lyricist, was born in Berdichev, Ukraine in what was then the Russian Empire. His family emigrated from Czarist Russia and he grew up on the Lower East Side in New York City. From a youthful job peddling newspapers...
32. Robert Fitzpatrick Robert Fitzpatrick Actor, It's My Party Robert Fitzpatrick was born in San Antonio, Texas, brought up in New Jersey and ran away from home and went to New York at the age of 15 where he became an actor off-Broadway. He put himself through Princeton University and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, eventually serving as a Captain in Vietnam during that conflict...
33. Leonard A. Engel Leonard A. Engel Music Department, Peyton Place
34. Beulah Quo Beulah Quo Actress, General Hospital
35. Anthony Caro Anthony Caro Self, A Place to Be
36. Daniel B. Ullman Daniel B. Ullman Writer, Mysterious Island
37. Bill Keith Bill Keith Self, Live at the Quick
38. Guido Zurli Guido Zurli Writer, The Last of the Vikings
39. Tony Capstick Tony Capstick Actor, Last of the Summer Wine
40. Naima Wifstrand Naima Wifstrand Actress, Wild Strawberries Raised by a single mother, she grew up in a poor home at Fleminggatan in Stockholm. She was working extra in a small shop for sewing materials and the owner encouraged her acting dreams. In 1905 she was accepted to accompany the Anna Lundberg travelling theatre company around Sweden. This led to small roles at theatres both in Helsinki and Stockholm...
41. Francia Seguy Francia Seguy Actress, Dobermann
42. Tamara Shayne Tamara Shayne Actress, The Jolson Story
43. Irene Labhart Irene Labhart Actress, The Nun's Story
44. Theodore Flynn Theodore Flynn Thanks, Cruise of the Zaca
45. Stanislav Tríska Stanislav Tríska Actor, Slunce, seno a pár facek
46. Sunil Gangopadhyay Sunil Gangopadhyay Writer, Dekha
47. Akhmed Abu-Bakar Akhmed Abu-Bakar Writer, Samkauli satrposatvis
48. Marianne Hoppe Marianne Hoppe Actress, The Treasure of the Silver Lake
49. David A. Smith David A. Smith Sound Department, (500) Days of Summer
50. Mitsugu Fujii Mitsugu Fujii Actor, Tôkyô no eiyû
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