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1. Steve Allen Steve Allen Self, Great Balls of Fire!
2. Robert Goulet Robert Goulet Self, Scrooged Robert Gerard Goulet was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to a family of French-Canadian origin. He was the son of Jeanette (Gauthier) and Joseph Georges André Goulet. After hearing his son sing "Lead Kindly Light", in their church hall, his father told him, "I'm proud of you, son". A few weeks later...
3. Samuel Fuller Samuel Fuller Writer, The Big Red One At age 17, Samuel Fuller was the youngest reporter ever to be in charge of the events section of the New York Journal. After having participated in the European battle theater in World War II, he directed some minor action productions for which he mostly wrote the scripts himself and which he also produced (e.g...
4. Ramon Novarro Ramon Novarro Actor, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ The son of a prosperous Mexican dentist, Ramon Novarro moved to Los Angeles with his family as refugees from the Mexican revolution of 1916. After stints as a ballet dancer, piano teacher and singing waiter, he became a film extra in 1917. For five years he remained an extra until director Rex Ingram cast him as Rupert in The Prisoner of Zenda...
5. Renée Asherson Renée Asherson Actress, The Others A beautiful and durable actress of screen, stage and television. She played the bride of Laurence Olivier's title character in Henry V (1944) (Henry V). She later appeared in Maniacs on Wheels, a speedway drama with Dirk Bogarde. A frequent co-star of the actor Robert Donat, whom she married in 1953...
6. June Duprez June Duprez Actress, The Thief of Bagdad Glamorous June Duprez was born in Teddington, England, during an air raid on May 14, 1918. Her father, Fred Duprez, was an American vaudevillian who found stage and film work in England. She herself picked up an interest in performing and eventually joined the Coventry Repertory Company to gather the necessary stage experience...
7. Harry Lauter Harry Lauter Actor, Escape from the Planet of the Apes American character actor specializing in villainous roles. Born in White Plains, New York to Herman E. and Franceska Lauter, he was raised in Denver, Colorado. Although it has been suggested that he appeared briefly in a couple of films during the Thirties, his real movie career began in 1946. He came to be a familiar presence in low-budget films...
8. Sydney Newman Sydney Newman Writer, Doctor Who
9. Julien Duvivier Julien Duvivier Director, Pépé le Moko Revered by such legendary fellow directors as Ingmar Bergman and Jean Renoir, Julien Duvivier is one of the greatest figures in the history of French cinema and of world cinema in general. He is perhaps the most neglected of the "Big Five" of classic French cinema (the other four being Jean Renoir, Rene Clair...
10. Peggy Ryan Peggy Ryan Actress, Here Come the Co-eds A vastly talented musical performer, Peggy Ryan found stardom dancing alongside partner Donald O'Connor as Universal's answer to Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney. Paired up in many a low-budget WWII-era musical, she was best known for her dancing feet, but she was no slouch in the singing department and her buoyant personality added plenty of zest to the escapist fare she appeared in...
11. George Hickenlooper George Hickenlooper Director, Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse George Hickenlooper graduated from Yale University in 1986. He was born on May 25, 1963 in St. Louis, Missouri and raised there, Boston, and San Francisco. His interest in film began in childhood and stemmed from his great-uncle's (Leopold Stokowski) involvement in the movie Fantasia. Hickenlooper's...
12. Pert Kelton Pert Kelton Actress, The Music Man Vaudevillain, Broadway player and, for one decade from 1929, screen actress often in comedic roles. She also appeared in character parts in a handful of 60s films. She is memorable as the original - and the most believable - Alice Kramden, wife of Ralph Kramden (immortalized by Jackie Gleason), in TV's "The Honeymooners." Kelton's performances took place (ca...
13. Vinod Mehra Vinod Mehra Actor, Ghar
14. Phyllis Love Phyllis Love Actress, Friendly Persuasion Phyllis Anne Love was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 21, 1925. She attended Roosevelt High School in Des Moines along with her close friend, Cloris Leachman. After performing in various local and regional drama productions, Love enrolled in the Actors Studio in New York in 1948. Her movie debut was a bit as a juvenile delinquent in the 1950 movie So Young So Bad...
15. Kirby Grant Kirby Grant Actor, In Society As a child, Kirby received a scholarship to the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. Kirby won the scholarship as a violinist and singer, but he also dabbled as a sculptor. He would play a violinist in the film, I Dream Too Much, which starred Henry Fonda. While his movie career was less than spectacular...
16. Juan Antonio Bardem Juan Antonio Bardem Writer, Welcome Mr. Marshall!
17. Linda Wong Linda Wong Actress, Paradise, Hawaiian Style Born in Busan, Korea and graduated from Dongnae High School. Went to Hawaii in 1956 to study Political Science but won a beauty contest there and was signed by 20th Century-Fox. As of 1963, she was planning to sign with United Artists and establish a drama school in her native Korea.
18. Clark Howat Clark Howat Actor, Billy Jack
19. Mario Gallo Mario Gallo Actor, Raging Bull
20. John Young John Young Actor, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
21. Max Patkin Max Patkin Self, Bull Durham
22. Jason Mizell Jason Mizell Soundtrack, Die Hard
23. Rajaram Vankudre Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre Shantaram Director, Do Ankhen Barah Haath Rajaram has been married twice. His second marriage was to actress Jayashree. Jayashree passed away on the 19th of October, 2004 in Bombay, at the age of 84. Jayashree and Rajaram are survived by their son, Kiran Shantaram, former Sheriff of Bombay, and daughter, Rajashree, well-known former Bollywood actress.
24. Lee H. Katzin Lee H. Katzin Director, The Quest Lee H. Katzin started directing features in the late 1960s. Turning to made-for-television movies, he became one of the busiest directors in that genre, churning out a slew of mostly routine fodder. Every so often, however, one would rise above the rest: Along Came a Spider is a tense, gritty murder mystery...
25. Leonard Termo Leonard Termo Actor, Fight Club
26. Charles Trowbridge Charles Trowbridge Actor, Sergeant York This veteran character and his younger brother, western actor Jack Rockwell, were born to American parents south of the border in Vera Cruz, Mexico in 1882. Charles Trowbridge was educated in Napa, California and Hawaii, then studied for his degree at Stanford University. He forsook a thriving career as an architect in his twenties for stage acting...
27. Grace McDonald Grace McDonald Actress, Follow the Boys Between 1942 and 1945 there was a pert, sweet-faced "B"-level cutie who knew how to swing with the best of them at Universal. The beautiful dancer/singer might have gone on to better things but ended her career abruptly for marriage and never looked back. Grace McDonald, who was born in New York City on June 15...
28. Graham Ashley Graham Ashley Actor, Star Wars
29. Wallace MacDonald Wallace MacDonald Actor, The Primrose Path
30. Karen E. Fraction Karen E. Fraction Actress, Palmetto
31. David Oxley David Oxley Actor, The Hound of the Baskervilles
32. Stephen Bekassy Stephen Bekassy Actor, A Song to Remember
33. Randall Adams Randall Adams Self, The Thin Blue Line At age 27, Randall Adams was wrongfully convicted of murdering a police officer, then served 13 years under a death sentence in Texas. Documentary film maker Errol Morris, a former private detective, investigated the case for 3 years, and came to believe the quiet, even-tempered Adams a very unlikely suspect...
34. Ben Lessy Ben Lessy Actor, The Jackie Robinson Story
35. Tom Steele Tom Steele Stunts, Scarface
36. Richard Russell Ramos Richard Russell Ramos Actor, Die Hard: With a Vengeance
37. Nikos Foskolos Nikos Foskolos Writer, Eis thanaton
38. Tom Stevenson Tom Stevenson Actor, Gaslight
39. Gordon Westcott Gordon Westcott Actor, Footlight Parade Handsome, virile supporting player of varying roles in US films whose promising career ended with his early death.
40. Craig Russell Craig Russell Actor, Outrageous!
41. Ernst Fritz Fürbringer Ernst Fritz Fürbringer Actor, Titanic
42. Rose Wilder Lane Rose Wilder Lane Writer, Young Pioneers' Christmas Rose Wilder Lane (1886-1968), was a prolific fiction writer, biographer and political theorist, as well as the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House series of children's books. Lane's skillful editing and publishing connections assisted her mother in making the transition from rural Ozark journalist to world-renowned children's author...
43. Bob Barry Sr. Bob Barry Sr. Self, Sooner Magic
44. Kau Lam Kau Lam Actor, Drunken Master
45. T. Hee T. Hee Writer, Make Mine Music
46. Michelle Triola Michelle Triola Actress, On the Beach
47. Carlo Infascelli Carlo Infascelli Producer, Mid-Century Loves
48. John McLeish John McLeish Writer, Fantasia
49. Brian Easdale Brian Easdale Composer, The Red Shoes Easdale studied conducting at the Royal College of Music with Sir Malcom Sargent. There he met Benjamin Britten who introduced him to the film world. Brian Easdale became the first British composer to receive and Oscar for film music(for "The Red Shoes"). He kept the statuette on his mantle shelf. Whilst in India...
50. Paul Ferris Paul Ferris Composer, Witchfinder General
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