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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. Gunnar Hansen Gunnar Hansen Actor, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre He was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and moved to the United States at the age of 5. Gunnar lived in Maine till he was 11, then his family moved to Texas, where he went to high school and then the University of Texas. He majored in English and mathematics and then went to graduate school in Scandinavian Studies and English...
3. Howard Keel Howard Keel Actor, Dallas 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...
4. 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...
5. Julie Gregg Julie Gregg Actress, The Godfather
6. 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...
7. Jack Kelly Jack Kelly Actor, Maverick 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...
8. Charles Aidman Charles Aidman Actor, Kotch Actor, author, director and composer, educated at Indiana University and the Neighborhood Playhouse. His New York off-Broadway stage work included parts in "Career", "The Cretan Woman", and others. He conceived, directed and acted in "Spoon River Anthology". Joining ASCAP in 1963, he collaborated with Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn in the songs "Spoon River" and "I Am, I Am".
9. Tod Andrews Tod Andrews Actor, The Gray Ghost
10. Charles 'Chic' Sale Charles 'Chic' Sale Actor, You Only Live Once 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...
11. 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 was born in Chamizal, a section of land disputed by Mexico and Texas due to changes in the Rio Grande river which forms the border. At the time of Acosta's birth...
12. Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen Soundtrack, Watchmen
13. 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...
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. 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...
16. Alan Hewitt Alan Hewitt Actor, Days of Wine and Roses
17. Andrea True Andrea True Actress, Little Orphan Sammy 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...
18. Peg Phillips Peg Phillips Actress, Northern Exposure 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...
19. Joe Maross Joe Maross Actor, Elmer Gantry
20. Joe Frazier Joe Frazier Self, Rocky
21. Bobby Bass Bobby Bass Stunts, Thelma & Louise Stuntman and actor Bobby Bass was born on August 6, 1936 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Bobby not only was a Judo champion with a third degree black belt, but also was a paratrooper, Green Beret, and a Special Forces instructor in the military prior to being introduced to the stunt business by fellow stuntman and actor Gene LeBell in the mid-1960's...
22. Alec Mango Alec Mango Actor, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
23. Josephine Wilson Josephine Wilson Actress, The Lady Vanishes
24. 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...
25. Otto Wernicke Otto Wernicke Actor, M
26. Bud Widom Bud Widom Actor, The Green Slime
27. Slappy White Slappy White Self, Amazon Women on the Moon
28. Tom Clancy Tom Clancy Actor, The Killer Elite
29. Amparo Rivelles Amparo Rivelles Actress, La fe
30. Helene Thimig Helene Thimig Actress, Isle of the Dead
31. 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...
32. Jim Mason Jim Mason Actor, The Penalty
33. Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt Self, The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies
34. Delia Garcés Delia Garcés Actress, El
35. Walter Bacon Walter Bacon Actor, Psycho
36. John Bay John Bay Actor, Gold
37. Roberto Camardiel Roberto Camardiel Actor, For a Few Dollars More
38. Petr Hanicinec Petr Hanicinec Actor, Osudy dobrého vojáka Svejka
39. Janet Reno Janet Reno Self, State of the Union: Undressed
40. Vito Russo Vito Russo Actor, 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...
41. Howard Negley Howard Negley Actor, Kansas City Confidential
42. 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...
43. Tom Forman Tom Forman Actor, The Doom of Duty
44. Camille Janclaire Camille Janclaire Actress, Three Stripes in the Sun A brilliant young actress in pre-WW II Vienna, Hanni Melvyn (her European stage name,in honor of her hero, Melvyn Douglas) was rehearsing the role of "Titania" in Shakespeare's "A Mid-Summer Night's Dream", directed by the internationally acclaimed Max Reinhardt, when Hitler annexed Austria. In the early hours of that fateful day...
45. 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...
46. Melinda Armstrong Melinda Armstrong Actress, Bikini Summer
47. Edward Peil Jr. Edward Peil Jr. Actor, Edgar, the Explorer
48. 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...
49. Nathaniel Frey Nathaniel Frey Actor, Damn Yankees!
50. Kôzaburô Yoshimura Kôzaburô Yoshimura Director, Anjô-ke no butôkai
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