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1. Janet Leigh Janet Leigh Actress, Psycho Janet Leigh was born Jeanette Helen Morrison on July 6, 1927 in Merced, California, the only child of Helen Lita (Westergaard) and Frederick Robert Morrison. Her maternal grandparents were Danish, and her father had British Isles and German ancestry. Her parents often moved from town to town. Living in apartments...
2. Roddy McDowall Roddy McDowall Actor, Planet of the Apes Roderick McDowall was born in London, the son of a Merchant Mariner father and a mother who had always wanted to be in movies. He was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family, playing Peter Osborne, the younger brother of sisters played by Jessica Tandy and Glynis Johns...
3. Bruce Paltrow Bruce Paltrow Writer, Here's Mud in Your Eye
4. Dub Taylor Dub Taylor Actor, Back to the Future Part III
5. Florence Stanley Florence Stanley Actress, Atlantis: The Lost Empire The late Florence Stanley was born Florence Schwartz, July 1, 1924, Chicago, Illinois, to Hanna (née Weil) and Jack Schwartz. She already had a prolific career on theater, film and television broadcasts before she skyrocketed to fame as Abe Vigoda's wife on Barney Miller, and later, as Bernice Fish in it's short-lived spinoff Fish...
6. Virginia Vincent Virginia Vincent Actress, I Want to Live!
7. Max Cantor Max Cantor Actor, Dirty Dancing
8. Ronnie Barker Ronnie Barker Actor, The Picnic Ronnie Barker's remarkable versatility as a performer can be traced back to his time in repertory theatre, where he was able to play a wide range of roles and develop his talent for accents, voices and verbal dexterity. It was during this time that he met Glenn Melvyn, who taught him how to stammer (something he would later use to great effect in the sitcom Open All Hours)...
9. Zachary Scott Zachary Scott Actor, Mildred Pierce American leading man of suave or sinister roles. A collateral relative of George Washington and William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson, Scott was the son of a wealthy surgeon. Intending to follow his father into medicine, Scott studied at the University of Texas, but found he preferred the theater. He dropped out of college and signed on as a cabin boy on a freighter bound for England...
10. Claudia Jennings Claudia Jennings Actress, Fast Company Born Mary Eileen "Mimi" Chesterton (nicknamed Mimi by her friends and family) in St. Paul, Minnesota, titian beauty Claudia Jennings was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1966, she moved to Evanston, Illinois, the first suburb north of Chicago just south of the Wisconsin state line, where she graduated high school in 1968...
11. William Bishop William Bishop Actor, Short Cut to Hell William attended grammar and high schools in New York and New Jersey. Upon graduation, he enrolled at West Virginia University where he planned to study law and played football and tennis. One summer, his uncle got him a job at the Suffern County (in New York) Theatre. He worked with actors Broderick Crawford...
12. Pinto Colvig Pinto Colvig Actor, Mickey and the Beanstalk Pinto Colvig was the quintessential clown whose own identity was always hidden but whose innate warm-hearted character always came through his many talents. His humor tickled the funny bone and touched the heart. Incredibly gifted in music, art and mime, he spoke to different generations in different roles: as a child clown playing a squeaky clarinet...
13. Heinz Rühmann Heinz Rühmann Actor, It Happened in Broad Daylight
14. John Ashley John Ashley Producer, Apocalypse Now Oklahoma-bred John Ashley got his start in the movie business while on a vacation in California. A friend from Oklahoma State University got him onto the set of the John Wayne movie The Conqueror, and Wayne in turn steered him toward a job in television in the William Castle series Men of Annapolis...
15. Clyde Howdy Clyde Howdy Actor, PT 109
16. Tay Garnett Tay Garnett Director, The Postman Always Rings Twice Following his service as a naval aviator in WW I, Tay Garnett entered films in 1920 as a screenwriter. After a stint as a gag writer for Mack Sennett and Hal Roach he joined Pathe, then the distributor for both competing comedy producers, and in 1928 began directing for that company. Garnett garnered some attention in the early 1930s with such films as One Way Passage and Her Man...
17. Vivien Merchant Vivien Merchant Actress, Frenzy
18. Jarl Kulle Jarl Kulle Actor, Babette's Feast Hadn't it been for his school teacher, who managed to get him money for a theater education, he would probably never had become an actor. After two failed attempts at becoming a student at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school he succeeded at the age of 19. During these years in the beginning of...
19. Wojciech Has Wojciech Has Director, The Hourglass Sanatorium Born in Kraków, Poland, in 1925. Feature film director. Graduated in 1946 from Cracow Film Institute, also studied painting. From 1947 to 1957 made a number of documentary shorts and educational films. Feature film debut: _The Noose_ (Petla, 1958, co-scr.). Other films: _Farewells_ (Pozegnania, 1958...
20. Jeanne Eagels Jeanne Eagels Actress, The Letter Jeanne Eagels, one of the most intriguing stars of late silent films and the early talkies, was born Amelia Jean Eagles on June 26, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Edward and Julia Sullivan Eagles. Young Jean was part of an impoverished family of eight, with three brothers and two sisters. She likely stopped going to school when she was 11 years old...
21. Virginia Dale Virginia Dale Actress, Holiday Inn
22. William Steig William Steig Writer, Shrek
23. Pat Ast Pat Ast Actress, Heat Pat was a native New Yorker who worked as a receptionist and clerk in a box factory. She met Andy Warhol later and starred in his film "Heat" with Joe Dallesandro and Sylvia Miles. Later she met a fashion designer, Roy Halston and worked in his Madison Avenue store. From there, she decided to move to Los Angeles in the mid-1970s and appeared in such films as "Reform School Girls"...
24. Patricia Lake Patricia Lake Self, Meet the Family
25. Dennis Wolfberg Dennis Wolfberg Actor, Genesis: Part 1 - September 13, 1956
26. Ben Orr Ben Orr Self, Live Aid Bassist and singer Ben Orr was born Benjamin Orzechowski on September 8, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio. His Russian and Czechoslovakian parents actively encouraged his musical endeavors. Ben grew up in Lakewood and Parma Heights, Ohio. He played bass, keyboards, and percussion instruments in his teen years...
27. Peer Augustinski Peer Augustinski Actor, Fiktiv - Das einzig wahre Magazin
28. Bill Fiore Bill Fiore Actor, The Swimmer Bill Fiore did commercials for Right Guard deodorant in the 1970's. His character would open the bathroom cabinet and his neighbor (Chuck McCann) would open the other side of the cabinet at the same time and say to Bill " Hi,Guy!". They would have an exchange about the deodorant and the Bill would yell for his wife,screaming "Mona!!!".
29. Tad Horino Tad Horino Actor, Mulholland Dr.
30. Ruth Oliver Ruth Oliver Actress, Ghostbusters
31. Rino Di Silvestro Rino Di Silvestro Director, Deported Women of the SS Special Section Rino Di Silvestro was an Italian writer/director who specialized in extremely raw, graphic and, in the opinion of many critics, offensive low-budget exploitation fare. He was born in 1932 and hailed from a family of Sicilian landowners. He established his own avant-garde theatre company and produced the risqué comedy play "Op Bop Pop Nip" in the 1960s...
32. Katerina Gogou Katerina Gogou Actress, Parangelia! Katerina Gogou was born in Athens, Greece. Her acting career started when she was still very young. She participated in over 20 movies. On 1977 she won the "Best Staring Actress" Award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival for her acting in the movie To vary... peponi. Apart from her film work she was best known as a poet...
33. Steve Pendleton Steve Pendleton Actor, Rio Grande
34. Stefano Casiraghi Stefano Casiraghi Uncategorised
35. Herbert Coleman Herbert Coleman Producer, Vertigo
36. Raoul N. Rizik Raoul N. Rizik Actor, Blow
37. Mary Ann Niles Mary Ann Niles Self, Episode #1.37
38. Dorothy Peterson Dorothy Peterson Actress, Saboteur
39. Jean Anouilh Jean Anouilh Writer, Becket
40. Patricia van Cleve Patricia van Cleve Self, Meet the Stars #2: Baby Stars
41. Danny Sims Danny Sims Self, Marley
42. Kay Armen Kay Armen Actress, Hey, Let's Twist! Singer, actress and composer who has made many records and performed in theatres, night clubs, films and television. She joined ASCAP in 1953 and her popular-song compositions include "Be Good to Yourself"; "My Love and I"; and "It's a Sin to Cry Over You".
43. Paula Houston Paula Houston Actress, Motorcycle A
44. Robert Shield Robert Shield Actor, Just Leave Me Alone
45. Costas Hajihristos Costas Hajihristos Actor, Tis kakomoiras
46. Leah Baird Leah Baird Actress, Is Divorce a Failure? Leah Baird first made a name for herself in summer stock and traveling stock companies. After playing several leads in the William F. Brady troupe opposite Douglas Fairbanks Vitagraph signed her to a contract. Her peak years in film were from 1916-1918 at which time she was a very popular player. However...
47. Raymond McKee Raymond McKee Actor, Santa Claus vs. Cupid
48. Fay Templeton Fay Templeton Self, The March of Time
49. Jimmy Don Thornton Jimmy Don Thornton Thanks, Sling Blade
50. M. Sadiq M. Sadiq Director, Chaudhvin Ka Chand
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