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1. Valerie Hobson Valerie Hobson Actress, Kind Hearts and Coronets Elegant, quintessentially English (although born in Northern Ireland) Valerie Hobson was the daughter of a British army officer. She studied dancing at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and appeared on the stage for the first time at age 16, but she contracted a case of scarlet fever and decided to give up dancing for acting...
2. Kellie Waymire Kellie Waymire Actress, One Life to Live Received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and graduated in 1993 from University of California at San Diego with a Masters of Fine Arts.
3. Vittorio De Sica Vittorio De Sica Director, Bicycle Thieves Vittorio De Sica grew up in Naples, and started out as an office clerk in order to raise money to support his poor family. He was increasingly drawn towards acting, and made his screen debut while still in his teens, joining a stage company in 1923. By the late 1920s he was a successful matinee idol of the Italian theatre...
4. Barbara Lawrence Barbara Lawrence Actress, Oklahoma! Her career may have only lasted a dozen years, and the number of films slightly more than twenty, but Barbara appeared in some interesting productions. As a young girl, she was a model. While completing her studies at UCLA, she co-starred in half a dozen movies for 20th Century Fox. She appeared in the critically acclaimed A Letter to Three Wives...
5. Wally Brown Wally Brown Actor, Notorious
6. Georgiana Young Georgiana Young Actress, The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
7. Eddie Guerrero Eddie Guerrero Actor, WWE Smackdown! One of the great Hispanic wrestlers, Eddie Guerrero grew up part of the famous wrestling family: The Guerreros. His father Gory Guerrero became a star in the U.S., an icon in Texas and a legend in Mexico. Eddie's brothers, Hector, Amadno and Chavo, Sr. also became wrestlers. Both Hector and Amando gain success...
8. Peggy Mount Peggy Mount Actress, Oliver!
9. Jack Baker Jack Baker Actor, New Wave Hookers
10. Junior Samples Junior Samples Self, Hee Haw One of the most unlikely TV stars in history, Alvin Samples, Jr., was a carpenter by vocation and avid fisherman and teller of tall tales by avocation. A recording of Junior's tall tales, originally made for a radio program, was heard by Chet Atkins, who, in turn, introduced him to country music comedian Archie Campbell...
11. Laura Hope Crews Laura Hope Crews Actress, Gone with the Wind
12. Luis García Berlanga Luis García Berlanga Writer, The Executioner Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the Jesuits were expelled from Spain...
13. Lois Weber Lois Weber Director, Suspense Lois Weber, who had been a street-corner evangelist before entering motion pictures in 1905, became the first American woman movie director of note, and a major one at that. Herbert Blaché, the husband of Frenchwoman Alice Guy, the first woman to direct a motion picture (and arguably, the first director of either gender to helm a fictional narrative film)...
14. Ol' Dirty Bastard Ol' Dirty Bastard Soundtrack, Knocked Up
15. Don Chaffey Don Chaffey Director, Pete's Dragon British director Don Chaffey began his career in the film industry in the art department at Gainsborough Pictures. He began directing in 1951, often working on films aimed at children. He branched out into television in the mid-'50s, turning out many of the best episodes of such classic series as Danger Man...
16. Leon Russell Leon Russell Soundtrack, The Kids Are All Right
17. Tom Neyman Tom Neyman Actor, Manos: The Hands of Fate
18. Dorothy Arnold Dorothy Arnold Actress, The Phantom Creeps Dorothy Arnold was a nightclub singer and budding movie star when she married baseball great Joe DiMaggio in 1940. She had made several films for Universal starting in 1938, but after her marriage to DiMaggio she gave up acting. Although the two divorced in 1944, Arnold did not try to resume her career and only made one other film, Lizzie.
19. Lila Lee Lila Lee Actress, Blood and Sand A performer since childhood (she was widely known then as "Cuddles"), pert and pretty, raven-haired Lila Lee was brought to Hollywood by Paramount mogul Jesse L. Lasky and debuted in a starring role with The Cruise of the Make-Believes as a poor girl supported by a rich admirer. Following her appearance as a servant wench in Cecil B. DeMille's Male and Female...
20. Jan Stine Jan Stine Actor, Wise Use of Credit Jan Randall Stine was born on April 29, 1938 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. Jan was the son of Jan J. N. Stine and Bernardine Anne Bowers. His father was employed as a spray painter, later becoming a plant foreman, and his mother was employed as a glove inspector. Jan became interested in acting during his high school years at Fort Wayne Central High School...
21. June Gale June Gale Actress, Charlie Chan at Treasure Island Best known as Mrs. Oscar Levant and for the acute tabloid problems that accompanied that title, gorgeous blonde actress June Gale started things off in a vaudeville sister act that led to her becoming a Broadway and second-string movie actress of the 1930s. June began life as twin Doris Gilmartin on July 6...
22. Marvin Paige Marvin Paige Casting Department, General Hospital
23. John Van Eyssen John Van Eyssen Actor, Horror of Dracula John van Eyssen (1922-1995) John van Eyssen wore several hats during his long professional career -- including that of Shakespearean thespian, movie actor, literary agent, producer and studio executive. Born and raised in South Africa, van Eyssen did not come to Great Britain until after WW II. Once in London...
24. Cyril Poitier Cyril Poitier Actor, Savages from Hell
25. Edwige Feuillère Edwige Feuillère Actress, L'aigle à deux têtes
26. Peter Zinner Peter Zinner Editor, The Godfather
27. Marilyn O'Connor Marilyn O'Connor Actress, Secret Santa
28. Chesney Allen Chesney Allen Actor, Atonement
29. Gioachino Rossini Gioachino Rossini Soundtrack, A Clockwork Orange As a son of a horn player and a singer Rossini was taught instruments early in his life. When he was older he went to the conservatory of Bologna for lessons. His first opera was such a big success that a lot of people wanted him to write more pieces. But nevertheless in 1816 his masterpiece "The Barber of Seville" failed although later it received the attention it deserved...
30. Beverly Pratt Beverly Pratt Actress, Broadway Rhythm
31. R.C. Sherriff R.C. Sherriff Writer, The Invisible Man
32. Janis Rothbard Chaskin Janis Rothbard Chaskin Producer, Frequency
33. Forest Burns Forest Burns Actor, The Invisible Monster
34. Karin Brandauer Karin Brandauer Director, Verkaufte Heimat - Teil 2 - Leb' wohl, du mein Südtirol
35. Georgie Billings Georgie Billings Actor, Bedtime Worries
36. Hazel Jones Hazel Jones Actress, Sisters in Arms
37. Barbara Jean Wong Barbara Jean Wong Actress, The Man from Button Willow
38. Richard Alan Simmons Richard Alan Simmons Writer, Major Payne
39. Schiaparelli Schiaparelli Costume Designer, Every Day's a Holiday
40. Shirô Toyoda Shirô Toyoda Director, Shozo, a Cat and Two Women After bypassing university studies to join Shochiku in 1924, Shiro Toyoda began directing at a relatively young age, starting out with silent films in his native Kyoto in 1929. In 1937, Toyoda moved to Tokyo, where he scored his first major success with Wakai hito (Young Person). After joining Toho...
41. Paul Harper Paul Harper Actor, The Wild Bunch
42. Karuna Bannerjee Karuna Bannerjee Actress, Pather Panchali
43. Bill Holliday Bill Holliday Actor, Tightrope
44. Carlo Rustichelli Carlo Rustichelli Composer, Divorce Italian Style
45. Ángel Magaña Ángel Magaña Actor, Su mejor alumno
46. Max Hansen Max Hansen Actor, Gröna hissen Max Hansen was born in Mannheim, Germany, but was raised by his step parents in Munich. His mother was a Danish Actress, Eva Haller, his father's name was von Waldheim. In his school days, he already sang at the Opera House, so he earned the nickname "The Little Caruso" ("Der kleine Caruso"). Later he studied Music and Voice and got a job at the Simplizissimus Cabaret in Munich...
47. Henry 'Spike' Lee Henry 'Spike' Lee Actor, The Awful Tooth
48. Hector Hugh Munro Hector Hugh Munro Writer, Sredni Vashtar
49. Jack Fulton Jack Fulton Soundtrack, Radio Days Composer, songwriter ("If You Are But a Dream", "Ivory Tower", "Wanted"), singer, author and musician, educated in high school and thereafter a member of the Paul Whiteman orchestra for eight years and on the air with CBS for 22 years. Joining ASCAP in 1943, his musical collaborators included Lois Steele...
50. Lucilla Morlacchi Lucilla Morlacchi Actress, The Leopard Had it not been for "Il gattopardo", Luchino Visconti's 1963 masterpiece, Lucilla Marlocchi's career in the cinema would have been negligible. But as Concetta, Prince's Salina's sensitive but unhappy daughter, she proved how good she could be. Unfortunately for film lovers that was to be only a flash in the pan...
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