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1. Adrienne Shelly Adrienne Shelly Actress, Waitress The late Adrienne Shelley was born in Queens, New York, to Sheldon Levine and Elaine Langbaum. After graduating Jericho High School, located in Jericho, New York, she enrolled at Boston University, and majored in film production. After her junior year, she dropped out and moved to Manhattan where she made a name for herself in independent films...
2. Fred Dalton Thompson Fred Dalton Thompson Actor, Sinister
3. Amir Shervan Amir Shervan Director, Samurai Cop Amir Shervan, was born Amir Hosein Ghaffar in Tehran, Iran on May 24, 1929. In the U.S. he is mostly known for directing the movies Hollywood cop and Samurai Cop but was better known in Iran for his directing, writing and acting in numerous films. Shervan studied theater in Pasadena California in the 1940s and returned to Iran to begin his career in film...
4. Noah Beery Jr. Noah Beery Jr. Actor, The Rockford Files Familiar and well-liked character actor of very different persona than either his father, Noah Beery, or his uncle, Wallace Beery. He attended Harvard Military Academy but managed to make a number of appearances on film and on stage with his father before adulthood. At age 19, he began playing amiable second leads and occasional leading roles...
5. Victor Sen Yung Victor Sen Yung Actor, Bonanza Achieving both film and TV notice during his lengthy career, this diminutive Asian-American character was born Sen Yew Cheung on October 18, 1915 in San Francisco of humble Chinese émigrés. When his mother died during the flu epidemic of 1919, his father placed Victor and his sister in a children's shelter and returned to his homeland...
6. Phil Silvers Phil Silvers Actor, The Phil Silvers Show
7. James Broderick James Broderick Actor, Family
8. Elvira Snow Elvira Snow Actress, Freaks Elvira and Jenny Lee Snow, also known as the Snow Twins, were born in Georgia, but they were often advertised in their sideshow act as being from the Yucatan of Mexico and sometimes from Australia. (Some reports state that they were not actually twins at all). Reputedly, Elvira's birthdate was March 2...
9. Oscar Beregi Jr. Oscar Beregi Jr. Actor, Young Frankenstein Heavyweight Hungarian-born character actor Oscar Beregi Jr.'s best performances were on the small screen, usually as Germanic or Russian heavies. His stock-in-trade villainy was of a cultured or psychological, rather than physical nature, urbane and intellectual, yet inevitably sinister. His father...
10. King Vidor King Vidor Director, War and Peace
11. Dixie Lee Dixie Lee Actress, Manhattan Love Song
12. Joan McCracken Joan McCracken Actress, Good News
13. Minoru Chiaki Minoru Chiaki Actor, Seven Samurai Japanese character actor equally adept at comic or seriously unsavory roles. Chiaki graduated from the University of Chuo with degrees in economics and commerce, but almost immediately found that his interest lay more with the theatre. In 1937, he began to study with the Shin-Tsukiji Gekidan ("The New Tsukiji Theatre Troupe")...
14. Benita Hume Benita Hume Actress, Tarzan Escapes
15. Dolly Sharp Dolly Sharp Actress, Deep Throat
16. Bettye Ackerman Bettye Ackerman Actress, Ben Casey
17. Skitch Henderson Skitch Henderson Self, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Composer, conductor, band leader, arranger, pianist, jazz expert and accompanist to Judy Garland on tour, Skitch Henderson was educated at Juilliard and the University of Califonia and was a student of Malcolm Frost, Roger Aubert, Albert Coates, Fritz Reiner, and Arnold Schönberg. He was a pianist in dance bands...
18. Cora Lee Day Cora Lee Day Actress, Daughters of the Dust
19. Michael Piller Michael Piller Writer, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Michael went to school in New York before taking a creative writing course. The professor for this course told everyone, "There are enough bad writers out there. There needn't be anymore". Michael recalls that the professor would rip up his writing and he would be so broken-hearted. This professor eventually chased him into journalism...
20. Neil Burstyn Neil Burstyn Actor, Panic in Year Zero!
21. Marianne Stewart Marianne Stewart Actress, Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
22. Sonny Bupp Sonny Bupp Actor, Citizen Kane Moyer Bupp was born in New York City, New York. Al Jolson was the hottest item on stage and Moyer's father nicknamed him "Sonny" after one of Jolson's songs. It was the height of the Great Depression and on the chance of a better job Sonny's parents loaded the children (all five of them) into the car and headed west...
23. Yma Sumac Yma Sumac Soundtrack, The Big Lebowski Known for her astonishing 4 1/2 octave vocal range, Yma Sumac (AKA Ima or Imma Sumack) is from Ichocán, Peru, a town high in the Andes. From an early age she performed in radio and movies and made recordings throughout South America. She came to the United States in the 1940s and performed with a small group of musicians and dancers...
24. Doro Merande Doro Merande Actress, The Man with the Golden Arm Plain, angular Doro Merande was one of those delightful character actresses you couldn't take your eyes off of, no matter how minuscule the part. She excelled at playing older than she was -- doting aunts, inveterate gossips, curt secretaries and small-minded townspeople -- all topped with an amusing warble in her voice and bristly eccentric edge...
25. Molly McGreevy Molly McGreevy Actress, Shoot It Black, Shoot It Blue
26. Peter Childs Peter Childs Actor, Minder
27. Ralf Harolde Ralf Harolde Actor, Murder, My Sweet
28. Tiffany Sloan Tiffany Sloan Self, Playboy: Jenny McCarthy, the Playboy Years Gorgeously buxom and shapely blonde knockout Tiffany Marie Sloan was born on May 29, 1973 in Orange County, California. Tiffany was the Playmate of the Month in the October, 1992 issue of "Playboy." She holds the distinction of being one of a handful of Playmates to have her own video centerfold mass...
29. Lynne Gorman Lynne Gorman Actress, Videodrome
30. George McCowan George McCowan Director, Seeing Things
31. George J. Folsey George J. Folsey Cinematographer, Forbidden Planet Pioneer cinematographer George Folsey started out in 1914 as an errand boy with the Lasky Feature Play Company in New York. His introduction to camerawork came, when he was asked by cinematographer H. Lyman Broening to assist with post-production (tracking dissolve and fades for intercutting). By the time he was 21...
32. Mikhail Romm Mikhail Romm Director, Triumph Over Violence Mikhail Romm was born in 1901, into a Russian-Jewish family, in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, Russia. He served in the Red Army in 1918-21 as an Inspector of the Special Forces for Food Supplies. He was in charge of confiscations of bread and food from the wealthier farmers (kulaks) in Central Russia...
33. Norman Krasna Norman Krasna Writer, Indiscreet Humorist, playwright and screenwriter Norman Krasna went to great lengths planning for a career in law: he attended New York University, Columbia University and St. John's University law school, then abruptly changed his plans and started work as a copy boy at a New York newspaper. He had a brief stint as a drama critic for the Evening Graphic and wrote a column for the Exhibitor's Herald World...
34. Wayne Static Wayne Static Soundtrack, Queen of the Damned
35. Monica Mcgowan Johnson Monica Mcgowan Johnson Writer, The Muse
36. Brad King Brad King Actor, Trouble at Melody Mesa
37. Judge Whitaker Judge Whitaker Animation Department, Cinderella Judge Whitaker was an animator that went on to become a pioneering producer & director of educational and religious films at Brigham Young University, where he is credited with establishing a motion picture studio. In many ways his life would parallel that of Walt Disney, who would become his long-term employer...
38. Maurice Woods Maurice Woods Actor, Trading Places
39. Pierre Buisson Pierre Buisson Actor, Aime... comme minet
40. Vicky Lyon Vicky Lyon Actress, A Portrait of Seduction
41. Rusty Allen Rusty Allen Actress, Daughter of the Sun
42. Chris Collins Chris Collins Producer, 45 Years
43. Bernard Erhard Bernard Erhard Actor, Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland
44. Meredith Kercher Meredith Kercher Actress, Kristian Leontiou: Some Say
45. Charlie O'Donnell Charlie O'Donnell Self, Wheel of Fortune
46. Albert Préjean Albert Préjean Actor, Sous les toits de Paris
47. Walter Payton Walter Payton Self, NFL Monday Night Football Walter Payton, nicknamed "Sweetness, " is 2nd on the NFL's All time rushing list. His playing career lasted from 1975 to 1987. In those years, he amassed 16,026 rushing yards. He made a few appearances on television (as a guest star), but he was known as a profoundly personal man.
48. Jean Coutu Jean Coutu Actor, Nikki, Wild Dog of the North
49. Louise Quick Louise Quick Actress, Cabaret
50. William Johnstone William Johnstone Actor, As the World Turns
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