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1. Hoyt Axton Hoyt Axton Actor, Gremlins
2. Hattie McDaniel Hattie McDaniel Actress, Gone with the Wind After working as early as the 1910s as a band vocalist, Hattie McDaniel debuted as a maid in The Golden West. Her maid-mammy characters became steadily more assertive, showing up first in Judge Priest and becoming pronounced in Alice Adams. In this one, directed by George Stevens and aided and abetted by star Katharine Hepburn...
3. Natina Reed Natina Reed Actress, Bring It On
4. Sue Randall Sue Randall Actress, Desk Set Ms. Randall's father was an internationally known real estate consultant. Her stage debut was at the age of 10 in an Alden Park Players' production of "Dear Ruth". She graduated with honors from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
5. Elem Klimov Elem Klimov Director, Come and See
6. Laurel Cronin Laurel Cronin Actress, Hook
7. Jaromil Jires Jaromil Jires Director, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
8. Bernard L. Kowalski Bernard L. Kowalski Director, Attack of the Giant Leeches Bernard Kowalski is an important figure in television with a long and impressive list of credits. To mention a select few, he directed the pilots for Richard Diamond, Private Detective, N.Y.P.D. and The Monroes; executive-produced Baretta; and was co-owner of Mission: Impossible. Kowalski got his first...
9. Louise Beavers Louise Beavers Actress, Holiday Inn 1930s and 1940s film actress Louise Beavers was merely one of a dominant gallery of plus-sized and plus-talented African-American character actresses forced to endure blatant, discouraging and demeaning stereotypes during Depression-era and WWII Hollywood. It wasn't until Louise's triumphant role in...
10. Ricardo Montez Ricardo Montez Actor, Mamma Mia!
11. Olga Roderick Olga Roderick Actress, Freaks Olga Roderick, Madame Olga, was born Jane Barnell in Wilmington, NC on January 3, 1871 (or February 28, 1877, depending on the source). Her father was a Russian Jew and her mother Catawba Indian. According to historians, she was growing hair by the age of two and was bearded at four. Her deformity caused her mother to believe that Jane was bewitched...
12. James Bell James Bell Actor, I Walked with a Zombie
13. Patricia Knight Patricia Knight Actress, Shockproof This hazel-eyed knockout was born Marjorie Heintzen on April 28, 1915 (although several sources list her birth date as either 1918 or 1920). Her Bostonian father was a leather broker and Patricia received her formal education at a private school. An early interest in the arts had her abandoning her studies at the tender age of 14 with the intention of securing an acting/modeling career...
14. Valerio Zurlini Valerio Zurlini Director, Indian Summer
15. Abraham Polonsky Abraham Polonsky Writer, Force of Evil Writer-director Abraham Lincoln Polonsky, one of the most prominent victims of the Hollywood blacklisting of communists and social progressives in the post-World War II period, was born on December 5, 1910, in New York, New York. An unreconstructed Marxist, Polonsky never hid his membership in the Communist Party...
16. Mac Ahlberg Mac Ahlberg Cinematographer, Beverly Hills Cop III
17. Tony Hillerman Tony Hillerman Writer, Coyote Waits
18. Carlo Collodi Carlo Collodi Writer, Pinocchio
19. Charles P. Thompson Charles P. Thompson Actor, Printer's Devil
20. Alan Kirschenbaum Alan Kirschenbaum Writer, Yes, Dear
21. Stephen Roberts Stephen Roberts Actor, At War with the Army
22. Nikos Kazantzakis Nikos Kazantzakis Writer, The Last Temptation of Christ Nikos Kazantzakis was born in Heraklion, Crete (Greece). He studied Law in Athens and in Paris, but soon he studied philosophy and literature. He travelled almost everywhere; he learnt many foreign languages and left his scientific research for Nitsche. At philosophy: "Ascetics" (Salvatores Dei, 1927)...
23. Albert Whitlock Albert Whitlock Visual Effects, The Thing Albert Whitlock was one of the most skilled matte artists in the history of motion pictures, with his work seen in more than 500 films and television shows. His very long career began in London in 1929, when, at the age of 14, he was a fetch-and-carry fellow at Gaumont Studios. He went on to build sets and worked as a grip...
24. Albert Zugsmith Albert Zugsmith Producer, Touch of Evil
25. Jus Addiss Jus Addiss Director, The Odyssey of Flight 33
26. Delmar Watson Delmar Watson Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
27. Noel Howlett Noel Howlett Actor, A Christmas Carol
28. Jessie Keosian Jessie Keosian Actress, Léon: The Professional
29. Vivian Dandridge Vivian Dandridge Actress, The Big Broadcast of 1936
30. Glenn Anders Glenn Anders Actor, The Lady from Shanghai Glenn Anders was born September 1, 1889 in Los Angeles, California. He attended the Wallace dramatic school in California and began a career as a performer in vaudeville on the Orpheum circuit. He arrived in New York in 1919 and attended Columbia University from 1919 until 1921. He made his Broadway debut in 1919 in a play entitled Just Around the Corner...
31. Eugene Jackson Eugene Jackson Actor, The Addams Family Eugene Jackson gained fame as Farina's older brother, Pineapple, in six of Hal Roach's "Our Gang" serials - "The Mysterious Mystery", "The Big Town", "Circus Fever", "Dog Days", "The Love Bug" and "Shootin Injuns". Besides films he sang and danced on the vaudeville circuit - billed as "Hollywood's most famous colored kid star"...
32. Mary Martlew Mary Martlew Actress, Anna Karenina
33. Lola Jensen Lola Jensen Actress, Flat Foot Stooges
34. Victor Schertzinger Victor Schertzinger Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street American-born Victor Schertzinger trained as a violinist and toured internationally, then became a symphonic conductor. His first film credit was for composing the orchestral accompaniment for Civilization. He directed the Charles Ray films, among others, during the silent era. He went back to composing when talkies came in...
35. Charles Morton Charles Morton Actor, Four Sons Handsome, athletic actor whose career started in the late silent era as a leading man and continued into sound features and finally television. Born in Illinois, Morton spent his adolescence in Madison, Wisconsin; receiving his education at Madison High School and the University of Wisconsin. He made his first stage appearance at the age of seven and later appeared in vaudeville...
36. Leonid Filatov Leonid Filatov Actor, Gorod Zero Leonid Filatov was born on December 24, 1946, in Kazan, Tatarstan, Soviet Union (now Kazan, Tatarstan Russia). His father, Aleksei Eremeyevich Filatov, was a radio engineer who traveled frequently, and his parents divorced when he was 7 years old. Young Leonid Filatov moved with his mother, Klavdia Nikolaevna Filatova...
37. Muriel Evans Muriel Evans Actress, King of the Pecos
38. Stacey Tendeter Stacey Tendeter Actress, Two English Girls
39. Bob Michaels Bob Michaels Actor, Mijacogeo
40. Jesús Puente Jesús Puente Actor, Asignatura aprobada
41. Fred Stuhr Fred Stuhr Director, Sepultura: We Are What We Are
42. Elisabeth Flickenschildt Elisabeth Flickenschildt Actress, Faust
43. Alma Cogan Alma Cogan Self, The Alma Cogan Show
44. Peter Whitbread Peter Whitbread Actor, Heritage Africa
45. Patsy Parsons Patsy Parsons Actress, Yankee Doodle Dandy
46. Erich von Stroheim Jr. Erich von Stroheim Jr. Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Cardinal
47. Ritva Arvelo Ritva Arvelo Writer, Kultainen vasikka
48. Lidia Prochnicka Lidia Prochnicka Actress, The Group
49. Carolin van Bergen Carolin van Bergen Actress, Schmiergeld
50. Theodore Taylor Theodore Taylor Writer, The Maldonado Miracle Theodore Taylor started his career as a copy boy for the Portsmouth (Virginia) "Star". He served during World War II and the Korean War as a press aide in the U.S. Navy. Taylor also worked in public relations and as a ghost writer for Jerry Lewis. He is best known as a writer of fiction for young people...
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