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1. Graham Chapman Graham Chapman Writer, Monty Python and the Holy Grail Graham Chapman was born on January 8, 1941 in Leicester, England while a German air raid was in progress. Graham's father was a chief police inspector and probably inspired the constables Graham often portrayed later in comedy sketches. Graham studied medicine in college and earned an M.D., but he practiced medicine for only a few years...
2. Norman Wisdom Norman Wisdom Actor, Trouble in Store He joined the army at 14 as a band boy and learnt to play the clarinet, drums and xylophone. He went to India with the army in 1941 and became a comedian by clowning around in camp concerts. When demobbed he returned home and decided to try to get on the stage but couldn't find an agent who was interested in him...
3. Tom Bell Tom Bell Actor, Prime Suspect Tom Bell was one of the UK's finest actors but he never achieved the star billing or recognition he so richly deserved. His career spanned some 50 years. Time and time again, Bell gave memorable performances. From the able seaman ordered to be flogged by a sadistic officer, played by Dirk Bogarde, in the film...
4. Doris Belack Doris Belack Actress, Tootsie A New York native, Doris Belack began her acting career as an audio reader and lent her voice to the 1955 album "Poetry of the Negro" with Sidney Poitier. She later was active in television; she was best known for her roles as Anna Wolek on the television soap opera One Life to Live and Judge Margaret Barry on television crime and court drama Law & Order...
5. Janis Joplin Janis Joplin Soundtrack, Watchmen Janis Lyn Joplin was born at St. Mary's Hospital in the oil-refining town of Port Arthur, Texas, near the border with Louisiana. Her father was a cannery worker and her mother was a registrar for a business college. As an overweight teenager, she was a folk-music devotee (especially Odetta...
6. Masaki Kobayashi Masaki Kobayashi Director, Samurai Rebellion
7. Jill Bennett Jill Bennett Actress, For Your Eyes Only
8. William Tepper William Tepper Actor, Bachelor Party William Tepper (aka Billy Tepper) was born in The Bronx and studied filmmaking at UCLA Film School where his first film, Evidence Of Tradition, was voted Best Film of the Year. His Hollywood career began at age 20, when his first screenplay won the prestigious Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award. Fresh out of film school...
9. Mario Almada Mario Almada Actor, Todo por nada
10. Colin Gordon Colin Gordon Actor, The Pink Panther Ceylon-born Colin Gordon began acting on the West End stage as the hind legs of a horse in 'Toad of Toad Hall' in 1934. After wartime service, he returned to the stage, appearing in such plays as 'The White Carnation' and 'The Little Hut' (both 1953), 'Misery Me!' (1955) and 'The Touch of Fear' (1956)...
11. Buddy Lester Buddy Lester Actor, Ocean's 11 Buddy Lester, stand-up comedian and character actor on television and in motion pictures was born in Chicago and became a fixture on the international nightclub circuit for seven decades. In Las Vegas, he opened for Frank Sinatra several times and appeared in the Rat Pack films Ocean's 11 and Sergeants 3 ...
12. Harry Beresford Harry Beresford Actor, Anna Karenina
13. George Claydon George Claydon Actor, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
14. Criswell Criswell Actor, Plan 9 from Outer Space "87% of Criswell's predictions have come true!" -- The ones he reminds you of. Whereas it is true Criswell made an amazing forecast on The Jack Paar Program on March 10, 1963: "I predict that President Kennedy will not run for reelection in 1964, because of something that will happen to him in November 1963." Criswell also predicted the destruction of Denver...
15. Woody Guthrie Woody Guthrie Soundtrack, The Departed Charley and Nora Guthrie named their son after the Democrat elected president that year. Woodrow Wilson Guthrie knew hard times as a youngster (his house burned down, his sister Clara burned to death, his father's small-town business and political careers never went anywhere, his mother suffered from undiagnosed Huntington's Disease and was declared insane)...
16. Dan Gordon-Levitt Dan Gordon-Levitt Producer, Moon Shot
17. Glenn Gould Glenn Gould Writer, Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould Glenn Herbert Gould was born Glen Gold on September 25, 1932, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His mother was a great-grand niece of Edvard Grieg. Young Gould was playing with piano from the age of 3, and started regular lessons with his mother from the age of 4. At the age of 10 Gould was admitted to the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto...
18. Ben Bates Ben Bates Actor, Ruckus
19. Avis Bunnage Avis Bunnage Actress, The Wrong Box Avis attended Manley Park Municipal School and Chorlton Central School in Manchester. She formerly worked as a secretary and nursery teacher before deciding to switch careers and become an actress. She gained stage experience in rep and made her first professional appearance at Chorlton Rep Theatre in Manchester in 1947...
20. Saulo Haarla Saulo Haarla Actor, Tuntematon sotilas
21. André Delvaux André Delvaux Director, Benvenuta After having studied German philology, law, piano and composition Andre Delvaux filmed some TV documenturies. In 1965 he debuted at the movies with a film adapted from a novel of 'Johan Daisne'. His films always played in a set between reality and fantasy. Writing his own scripts he filmed e.g. "Femme...
22. Gordon Cooper Gordon Cooper Actor, Primus
23. Diane Linkletter Diane Linkletter Actress, The Red Skelton Hour
24. Muzaffer Tema Muzaffer Tema Actor, Vahsi kedi
25. Lou Marcelle Lou Marcelle Actor, Stars on Horseback
26. Paul Revere Paul Revere Soundtrack, Santee
27. Margaret Lacey Margaret Lacey Actress, Diamonds Are Forever
28. Hugo Carvana Hugo Carvana Actor, Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria
29. Luciano Catenacci Luciano Catenacci Actor, A Cry in the Dark
30. Betsy King Ross Betsy King Ross Actress, Smoke Lightning Her father, J. King Ross was a superb horse trainer, a dapper gentleman who was with numerous traveling circuses and shows. Betsy was born on 14 March 1921 (not 1922 which is the date most often given for her birth). She appeared in a few motion pictures but when she was about 13 she decided she did not want to be an actress and her parents honored her wish...
31. Mercedes Sosa Mercedes Sosa Soundtrack, Che: Part Two
32. Stephen J. Friedman Stephen J. Friedman Producer, The Last Picture Show
33. Dan Steele Dan Steele Actor, Playing the Field
34. Terence Brook Terence Brook Actor, Doctor Who
35. Geoffrey Household Geoffrey Household Writer, Man Hunt Educated at Clifton and Magdalen College, Oxford, novelist Geoffrey Household spent four years as a merchant banker in Romania. Bored, he left for Spain to sell bananas, and then arrived in the US in time for the Depression. After writing children's plays for US radio, he returned to the UK, but shortly afterward was traveling again...
36. Gene Janson Gene Janson Actor, While You Were Sleeping
37. Noboru Tanaka Noboru Tanaka Director, Edogawa Ranpo ryôki-kan: Yaneura no sanposha
38. Neely Plumb Neely Plumb Music Department, She Came to the Valley
39. Ray Stephens Ray Stephens Actor, Cat's Eye
40. André Deed André Deed Actor, The Mechanical Man Starting his show-business career as a singer and acrobat in French music halls, Deed got in almost at the ground floor of the French film industry, making his debut in 1905. It didn't take him long to become one of France's first major comic film stars, and he soon became internationally famous. Unfortunately...
41. Austin Wai Austin Wai Actor, SPL: Sha po lang
42. Rio Diaz Rio Diaz Actress, Tunay na magkaibigan, walang iwanan... peksman
43. Gene Rader Gene Rader Actor, Close Encounters of the Third Kind
44. Theo Shall Theo Shall Actor, Ten Minute Alibi
45. Richard Zobel Richard Zobel Actor, Once Upon a Time in America
46. Sherman Billingsley Sherman Billingsley Self, The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
47. Lester Prendergast Lester Prendergast Actor, Dr. No
48. Cherokee Landrum Cherokee Landrum Actor, Broken Arrow
49. Yves Barsacq Yves Barsacq Actor, Love and Death
50. Bojan Westin Bojan Westin Actress, Rederiet
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