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1. Joan Hackett Joan Hackett Actress, Support Your Local Sheriff! Joan Hackett was never one of your conventional leading ladies. Directors sometimes found her difficult to work with. Yet, this strong-minded perfectionist had an unquenchable individuality that came through in her performances and she never hesitated being unglamorous whenever the role demanded. Born of an Italian mother and an Irish-American father in East Harlem on March 1 1934...
2. Karl Swenson Karl Swenson Actor, The Sword in the Stone Of Swedish descent, burly, light-haired character actor Karl Swenson was born in Brooklyn and started his four-decade career on radio. Throughout the late 30s and 40s, his voice could be heard all over the airwaves, appearing in scores of daytime serials ("Lorenzo Jones") and mystery dramas ("Inner Sanctum Mysteries")...
3. Fernando Lamas Fernando Lamas Actor, The Violent Ones Handsome, dapper Argentine-born actor who came to Hollywood as a romantic lead in several colourful MGM extravaganzas and then succeeded in living up to his Latin Lover image in real life. Lamas studied drama at school in his native country and later enrolled in a law course at college. His strong leaning towards athletic pursuits prevailed and he abandoned his studies to take up horse riding...
4. Nigel Bruce Nigel Bruce Actor, Rebecca Nigel was, from the beginning, typecast as bumbling English aristocrats, military types or drawing room society snobs and, within the narrow parameters of his range, he was very, very good at playing these parts. Nigel Bruce was born in Mexico, where his father, Sir William W. Bruce, worked as an engineer...
5. Gary Dubin Gary Dubin Actor, The AristoCats
6. Emmaline Henry Emmaline Henry Actress, Rosemary's Baby
7. Irina Demick Irina Demick Actress, The Longest Day Brunette French actress of Russian or Polish ancestry. A former model, she got her big break in films courtesy of an affair with the notorious womanizing mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, who cast her as a member of the French Resistance in The Longest Day. She played seven roles of diverse ethnicity in Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes, but thereafter pretty much faded from the scene.
8. William Prince William Prince Actor, Another World William was a character actor, whose popularity was due to hundreds of appearances in soap operas. Going from stage to screen, William had an undistinguished movie career in the 40's which ran out of steam after about four years. But in the 50's, he would find his calling on the small screen. On Young Dr. Malone...
9. Phyllis Calvert Phyllis Calvert Actress, Kate Phyllis Hannah Bickle was born in Chelsea in 1915 and studied dancing at the Margaret Morris school of dance, until an injury forced her to give up dancing and turn instead to acting. Her 70 year film career began with a bit part in The Arcadians when she was just 12 years old. Along with over 40 movies...
10. Eduardo Ciannelli Eduardo Ciannelli Actor, Foreign Correspondent Eduardo Ciannelli was born on the beautiful island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples, which is renowned for its thermal baths. His father, a physician, owned a health spa there and Eduardo briefly followed the same career path and studied medicine at the University of Naples, graduating as a fully qualified doctor...
11. Theresa Harris Theresa Harris Actress, I Walked with a Zombie Theresa Harris appeared with more stars of the Golden Era of Hollywood than anyone else. She sang, she danced, appeared in films and TV. She graced the screen with her magnetic presence and most times stole scenes from the top stars of the day every chance she got and made a lot of dull movies worthwhile...
12. Maria Lang Maria Lang Writer, När mörkret faller
13. Diana Churchill Diana Churchill Actress, Scott of the Antarctic
14. Eileen Herlie Eileen Herlie Actress, All My Children This vibrant Scottish character actress managed in her seven-decade career trek to not only brighten up the Broadway stage during the 1950s and 1960s in roles ranging from the man-searching milliner Irene Malloy to Hamlet's mother Queen Gertrude, but conquered the TV market too, delighting daytime audiences...
15. Edward Woods Edward Woods Actor, The Public Enemy
16. Ronny Pearlman Ronny Pearlman Writer, The Barry Manilow Special
17. Richard Davies Richard Davies Actor, Please Sir! Richard Davies was born Dennis Wilfred Davies on January 25, 1926 in Dowlais, Wales. In a television era unabashed at employing cultural and racial stereotypes for easy and often dubious humour, Richard Davies grew accustomed to finding himself typecast as irascible Welshmen perpetually bothered and bewildered by their English colleagues...
18. Ken Sansom Ken Sansom Actor, The Sting
19. Larry Semon Larry Semon Director, The Wizard of Oz American silent film comedian whose hugely successful career disappeared virtually overnight, Larry Semon was the son of a traveling vaudeville magician, Zera the Great. He grew up in show business and was trained in stage comedy and acrobatics. A talent for drawing and cartooning led to art school and then work as a cartoonist for various New York City newspapers...
20. Frederick Brisson Frederick Brisson Producer, The Pajama Game
21. Pierre Tchernia Pierre Tchernia Producer, Monsieur Cinéma
22. Virginia Lucille Jones Virginia Lucille Jones Self, One Moment Please
23. Tuija Ahvonen Tuija Ahvonen Actress, Jouluksi kotiin
24. Henryk Bista Henryk Bista Actor, Schindler's List
25. Maria Holst Maria Holst Actress, Vienna Blood
26. Felix Salten Felix Salten Writer, Bambi
27. John St. Polis John St. Polis Actor, The Phantom of the Opera Making his screen debut in 1914, St. Polis was well established as a character during the 1920s. He made a successful transition to sound films in "Coquette" starring as Mary Pickford's father.
28. Charlie Tanimoto Charlie Tanimoto Actor, The Karate Kid Part II
29. Armando Bo Armando Bo Actor, Fuego
30. Jashim Jashim Actor, Sundori
31. Marland Proctor Marland Proctor Actor, Curse of the Headless Horseman
32. Gary Campbell Gary Campbell Actor, Some of My Best Friends Are
33. Spencer Gordon Bennet Spencer Gordon Bennet Director, Zorro's Black Whip
34. Grace Darmond Grace Darmond Actress, The Hope Diamond Mystery Canadian-born Grace Darmond first caught the acting bug while appearing in a school play, and as luck would have it was spotted there by the owner of the Selig Film Co., who put her under contract. She appeared in her first film in 1913 at 16 years of age, and by her 20th birthday was a star at Vitagraph...
35. Frank Skinner Frank Skinner Composer, Harvey The author of the textbook "F.Skinner's Simplified Method for Modern Arranging" (published 1934) began his musical career as a pianist in vaudeville alongside his brother Carl. He then became a noted arranger for New York dance orchestras in the 1930's and was briefly active in the field of music publishing...
36. Susan Crane Susan Crane Actress, Paradise Bay
37. Tomás Valík Tomás Valík Actor, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
38. Francis D. Lyon Francis D. Lyon Director, The Great Locomotive Chase Although born in North Dakota, Francis D. Lyon's film career began in England as an editor on several prestigious J. Arthur Rank productions. Coming to Hollywood, he worked as an editor or supervising editor on numerous films, and won an Academy Award for editing Body and Soul. Turning to directing in 1955...
39. Herbert Bötticher Herbert Bötticher Actor, Lina Braake
40. Gus Kahn Gus Kahn Soundtrack, Goodfellas
41. Munshi Premchand Munshi Premchand Writer, Shatranj Ke Khilari He is one of the greatest Hindi writers. His stories gives the correct picture of village realities. He used his stories to great effect for social reforms. He married a child widow Shivarani Devi when widow marriages were considered as a sin in Indian society. He also wrote varios novels voicing for these social reforms...
42. Al Davis Al Davis Self, Rebels with a Cause: The Story of the American Football League Allen "Al" Davis, the man who is synonymous with the Oakland Raiders franchise of the National Football League and its earlier American Football League incarnation, was born on the Fourth of July, 1929 into a Jewish family in Brockton, Massachusetts. Raised in Brooklyn and educated at the borough's Erasmus High School, he played football at Syracuse University, but was cut from the varsity team...
43. Robert M. Leeds Robert M. Leeds Editor, The Beverly Hillbillies
44. George L. Du Maurier George L. Du Maurier Writer, Svengali George du Maurier was an anglo-French writer and cartoonist best known for creating the character of Svengali in his 1894 novel "Trilby" and for being the father of actor-manager Sir Gerald Du Maurier, the grandfather of writer Dame Daphne Du Maurier, and the grandfather of the Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan...
45. Roger Williams Roger Williams Self, Swingin' Along
46. Prescott Bush Prescott Bush Self, Longines Chronoscope
47. Paul Prudhomme Paul Prudhomme Self, Dear Mister President
48. William Terry William Terry Actor, Strangers in the Night
49. Greta Meyer Greta Meyer Actress, The Great Waltz
50. Willy Brandt Willy Brandt Self, Der Polizeistaatsbesuch - Beobachtungen unter deutschen Gastgebern
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