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1. Fred Dalton Thompson Fred Dalton Thompson Actor, Sinister
2. 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...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. Phil Silvers Phil Silvers Actor, The Phil Silvers Show
6. James Broderick James Broderick Actor, Family
7. King Vidor King Vidor Director, War and Peace
8. Dixie Lee Dixie Lee Actress, Manhattan Love Song
9. Adam Lazarre Adam Lazarre Actor, Perry Mason
10. Benita Hume Benita Hume Actress, Tarzan Escapes
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. Bettye Ackerman Bettye Ackerman Actress, Ben Casey
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. 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")...
17. Dolly Sharp Dolly Sharp Actress, Deep Throat
18. Maurice Woods Maurice Woods Actor, Trading Places
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Max Linder Max Linder Actor, Seven Years Bad Luck Although all too frequently neglected by fans of silent comedy, Max Linder is in many ways as important a figure as Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton or Harold Lloyd, not least because he predated (and influenced) them all by several years and was largely responsible for the creation of the classic style of silent slapstick comedy...
22. Helen Troy Helen Troy Actress, Everybody Sing
23. Neil Burstyn Neil Burstyn Actor, Panic in Year Zero!
24. Joan McCracken Joan McCracken Actress, Good News
25. 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...
26. Elvira Snow Elvira Snow Actress, Freaks Born in Georgia and exhibited in sideshows along with sister Jenny Lee Snow. They were billed as Pip and Flip, Pipo and Zipo or under similar such names. At one time they were managed by their brother, Cliff. They appeared at Coney Island in the late 20s and were still being exhibited as late as the early 40s.
27. 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...
28. Molly McGreevy Molly McGreevy Actress, Shoot It Black, Shoot It Blue
29. Marianne Stewart Marianne Stewart Actress, Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
30. Charlie O'Donnell Charlie O'Donnell Self, Wheel of Fortune
31. 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...
32. Pauline Bush Pauline Bush Actress, Maiden and Men
33. George McCowan George McCowan Director, Seeing Things
34. Ralf Harolde Ralf Harolde Actor, Murder, My Sweet
35. Peter Childs Peter Childs Actor, Minder
36. 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...
37. Man o' War Man o' War Self, Glimpses of Kentucky
38. Pierre Buisson Pierre Buisson Actor, Aime... comme minet
39. Elsa Maxwell Elsa Maxwell Self, The Jack Paar Tonight Show
40. 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.
41. 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...
42. José Fonseca e Costa José Fonseca e Costa Director, A Mulher do Próximo
43. Rick McGraw Rick McGraw Actor, WWF All-Star Wrestling
44. Monica Mcgowan Johnson Monica Mcgowan Johnson Writer, The Muse
45. Stephen Hancock Stephen Hancock Actor, Coronation Street
46. Louise Quick Louise Quick Actress, Cabaret
47. Mary Craven Mary Craven Actress, Straight Time
48. Dale Carnegie Dale Carnegie Actor, Jiggs and Maggie in Society Dale Carnegie (originally Carnagey) was a pioneer in corporate training programs and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, public speaking and interpersonal skills. His best know book, "How to Win Friends and Influence People," first published in 1936, remains popular ever since. He was born Dale Breckenridge Carnagey...
49. Joan Newell Joan Newell Actress, Owen, M.D.
50. Wayne Static Wayne Static Soundtrack, Queen of the Damned
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