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1. Steve McQueen Steve McQueen Actor, The Great Escape He was the ultra-cool male film star of the 1960s, and rose from a troubled youth spent in reform schools to being the world's most popular actor. Over 25 years after his untimely death from mesothelioma in 1980, Steve McQueen is still considered hip and cool, and he endures as an icon of popular culture...
2. Howard Keel Howard Keel Actor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers He was the Errol Flynn and Clark Gable of "golden age" movie musicals back in the 1950s. With a barrel-chested swagger and cocky, confident air, not to mention his lusty handsomeness and obvious athleticism, 6'4" brawny baritone Howard Keel had MGM's loveliest songbirds swooning helplessly for over a decade in what were some of the finest musical films ever produced...
3. Victor McLaglen Victor McLaglen Actor, The Quiet Man Rambunctious British leading man (contrary to popular belief, he was of Scottish ancestry, not Irish) and later character actor primarily in American films, Victor McLaglen was a vital presence in a number of great motion pictures, especially those of director John Ford. McLaglen (pronounced Muh-clog-len...
4. Jack Kelly Jack Kelly Actor, Forbidden Planet Jack Kelly started acting at age two, modeling in soap ads and garnering a lifetime supply of soap for his pay. Jack continued to model until the age of nine when he appeared in his first play with Hope Emerson called "Swing Your Lady". Broadway shows and radio followed until his family moved to California in 1938...
5. Paul Mantee Paul Mantee Actor, Robinson Crusoe on Mars Born in San Francisco, Paul Mantee started "pretending" when he was very young, playing at being people like Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney. He toiled anonymously in the Hollywood vineyards for several years; it was this initial lack of success that worked in his favor when "an unfamiliar face" was sought for Robinson Crusoe on Mars...
6. Charles Aidman Charles Aidman Actor, Kotch Charles Aidman originally planned a career as an attorney, but was sidetracked during World War II and naval officer training at DePaul university. During a speech class the instructor, who also headed the drama department, saw Aidman as ideal for a role in an upcoming play. "I did the play and enjoyed it. It was the first play I was in, in my life...I've been acting ever since."
7. Rodolfo Acosta Rodolfo Acosta Actor, Hondo Mexican character actor Rodolfo Acosta (born Rodolfo Acosta Pérez) achieved his greatest success in the US, primarily as a villain in westerns. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and married Jeanine Cohen, a woman he met in Casablanca during the North African campaign. (She later filed for divorce as a result of his affair with actress Ann Sheridan in the 1950s.) After the war...
8. Joe Frazier Joe Frazier Self, Rocky
9. Dwight Frye Dwight Frye Actor, Dracula An extremely versatile character actor and originator of several memorable characterizations in the horror film genre, Dwight Frye had a notable theatrical career in the 1920s, moving from juvenile parts to leads before entering film. A favorite actor of Broadway theatrical producer-director Brock Pemberton...
10. Peg Phillips Peg Phillips Actress, Dogfight Margaret "Peg" Phillips was a retired accountant when she began taking acting classes at age 65. In 1990 she was cast in the role of Ruth-Anne Miller, the shop keeper in the series Northern Exposure. The role was supposed to be only intermittent, but Peg's portrayal won the hearts of viewers, and Ruth-Anne became a regular role...
11. Joe Maross Joe Maross Actor, Elmer Gantry
12. Tod Andrews Tod Andrews Actor, Beneath the Planet of the Apes
13. Alan Hewitt Alan Hewitt Actor, Days of Wine and Roses
14. Carleton Young Carleton Young Actor, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance American character actor noted for his deep, rich voice. Young made his Broadway debut in the early 1930s, appearing in such plays as "Page Pygmalion", "The Man Who Reclaimed His Head", "Late Wisdom" and "Yesterday's Orchids". Moving to Hollywood in 1936, he began getting small film roles and soon graduated to frequent appearances in B-Westerns and serials...
15. Andrea True Andrea True Actress, Deep Throat Part II Nashville-born Andrea True moved to New York to become an actress. Ater managing to get a few jobs as an extra (in The Way We Were and 40 Carats, among others) she embarked on a career as a porn star, and quickly became one of the best-known in the business although--at $500 per picture--not among the best paid...
16. George Mathews George Mathews Actor, The Man with the Golden Arm Burly, craggy-faced tough guy actor George Mathews was brought up in Manhattan and educated in Brooklyn. He had an extensive career on stage, which began in the early 1930s, after he failed to get a job with the US Post Office. Instead, he joined the WPA (Works Progress Administration) Theatre Program...
17. Tom Clancy Tom Clancy Actor, The Killer Elite
18. Slappy White Slappy White Self, Amazon Women on the Moon
19. Charles 'Chic' Sale Charles 'Chic' Sale Actor, Rocky Mountain Mystery Charles "Chic" Sale was primarily a stage comedian who, although he infrequently appeared on Broadway from 1902-30 and appeared in a handful of silent films, spent the majority of his career treading the boards of vaudeville as a comedian, usually in the persona of "Lem Putt," a carpenter from Urbana...
20. Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt Self, The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies
21. Otto Wernicke Otto Wernicke Actor, M
22. Brad Morrow Brad Morrow Actor, Cause for Alarm! He got his show business start at the age of two in 1944 in the Broadway play "A Member of the Wedding". His performance caught the eye of MGM, which brought him to Hollywood in 1946. He appeared in several feature films for MGM over the next five years. His formal education was squeezed in between takes at MGM's studio school...
23. Richard Yates Richard Yates Writer, Revolutionary Road
24. Ann Dunham Ann Dunham Uncategorised
25. Petr Hanicinec Petr Hanicinec Actor, Osudy dobrého vojáka Svejka
26. Bobby Bass Bobby Bass Stunts, Thelma & Louise
27. John Bay John Bay Actor, Gold
28. Joy Parker Joy Parker Producer, Do You Have Love for New York?
29. Butch Cassidy Butch Cassidy Uncategorised Born Robert Leroy Parker in Beaver, Utah, in 1866, the outlaw later to become famous as Butch Cassidy (he took the name Butch because he was once a butcher and the name Cassidy in honor of a local rancher who had befriended him as a youth) started his criminal career at an early age, stealing livestock when he was just a teenager...
30. Shorty Rogers Shorty Rogers Composer, Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie Shorty Rogers began as a bugler with the Furriers Post of Jewish War Veterans Boy Scout drum and bugle corps in The Bronx, New York. He played with a number of big bands in the late 1940s, and arranged for Woody Herman, later going to Stan Kenton and His Orchestra. Later he formed a jazz group, The Giants, and recorded a number of albums for RCA Victor...
31. Vito Russo Vito Russo Self, Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt Vito Russo was involved with many important projects in the early history of the gay and lesbian movement, and he was there fighting for change until his death from complications caused by AIDS in 1990 at the age of 44. A New York native, Russo was one of the earliest activists to study the media's...
32. Bob Dawson Bob Dawson Actor, Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby Bob started out as a DJ as well as a radio show producer at CJOR Vancouver in the late 1970s. He worked weekend mornings at country music station CJJC Langley 1977-78. He was perhaps best known as the distinctive voice of Santa Claus on the Rafe Mair show, which ran on CKNW Vancouver, where he took calls from the children at Christmas for many years...
33. Roy Williams Roy Williams Writer, The Three Caballeros Roy Williams, best known as "Roy" on The Mickey Mouse Club, was born Joseph Roy Williams in Colville, Washington, on July 30, 1907. His family moved to Los Angeles in 1920 after his father died and lived with his grandmother. In 1925 he was hired by the animation studio Hyperion Studios, which began his lifelong association with the legendary Walt Disney...
34. Anselmo Duarte Anselmo Duarte Actor, Absolutamente Certo
35. Nida Blanca Nida Blanca Actress, Sana pag-ibig na Dorothy Acueza Jones was born Jan 6 1936, the only child of Inocencia Acueza and American national John William Jones II. She finished high school at the Adamson University and took up Pre-law at the University of Sto Tomas (UST). She has a daughter, Kay Torres, by estranged husband Victorino Torres...
36. Walter Bacon Walter Bacon Actor, Psycho
37. Nathaniel Frey Nathaniel Frey Actor, Damn Yankees!
38. Dilys Hamlett Dilys Hamlett Actress, Hollow Reed
39. Roberto Camardiel Roberto Camardiel Actor, For a Few Dollars More
40. Amparo Rivelles Amparo Rivelles Actress, La fe
41. Adelaide Hall Adelaide Hall Self, An All-Colored Vaudeville Show Adelaide Louise Hall was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her family moved across the East River to Harlem, and it was here, among the rich and fertile renaissance of black culture in the 1920s, that Adelaide nurtured her dreams of becoming a star. Her first stage role was in 1921 in the chorus line of the all-black Broadway musical "Shuffle Along"...
42. Richard Robbins Richard Robbins Composer, The Remains of the Day
43. Henry Lehrman Henry Lehrman Director, Kid Auto Races at Venice Austrian-born Henry Lehrman entered the film industry in 1909 while working as a trolley conductor. Legend has it that he cornered director D.W. Griffith and claimed to be an agent for the French-based Pathe company, sent by them to work with Griffith. By the time Griffith found out that Lehrman's claims were untrue...
44. Alejandra Meyer Alejandra Meyer Actress, Cándido Pérez, Dr.
45. Brunello Rondi Brunello Rondi Writer,
46. Howard Negley Howard Negley Actor, Kansas City Confidential
47. Christian Tasche Christian Tasche Actor, Solino
48. Rafael Hernández Rafael Hernández Actor, Night of the Werewolf Rafael Hernández was a police bike-driver when he began his career in cinema, in Manolo guardia urbano; since then (without leaving the police department), with his peculiar voice, his man-of-the-street appearance and his perennial moustache, he intervened in almost 200 films, playing bit-parts and supporting characters...
49. Ruth Lyons Ruth Lyons Actress, Poor Aubrey Ruth Lyons is a Cincinnati institution, known both for her work as one of the nation's premier broadcasters in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, and her charity, the Ruth Lyons Children's Fund. Ruth began her career in radio in the 1930s at Cincinnati's WKRC. She moved to WLW and WSAI in 1942 to host an afternoon...
50. Tom of Finland Tom of Finland Self, Daddy and the Muscle Academy
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