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1. Clark Gable Clark Gable Actor, It Happened One Night William Clark Gable was born on February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio, to Adeline (Hershelman) and William Henry Gable, an oil-well driller. He was of German, Irish, and Swiss-German descent. When he was seven months old, his mother died, and his father sent him to live with his maternal aunt and uncle in Pennsylvania...
2. William Holden William Holden Actor, The Bridge on the River Kwai William Holden was born William Franklin Beedle, Jr. in O'Fallon, Illinois, to Mary Blanche (Ball), a schoolteacher, and William Franklin Beedle, Sr., an industrial chemist. He came from a wealthy family (the Beedles) that moved to Pasadena, California, when he was three. In 1937, while studying chemistry at Pasadena Junior College...
3. Edward Woodward Edward Woodward Actor, The Equalizer British actor Edward Woodward made a highly successful transition into Hollywood stardom in the mid 1980s thanks to a popular TV dramatic series. Possessing a magnetic, yet coldly handsome demeanor in the same mold as Christopher Plummer, he was born on June 1, 1930, in London and received his early education at various schools before becoming a student at Kingston College...
4. Edie Sedgwick Edie Sedgwick Actress, Ciao Manhattan Edie Sedgwick was a bright social butterfly whose candle of fame burned brightly at both ends. Born into a wealthy White Anglo-Saxon Protestant family of impressive lineage, Edie became a "celebutante" for her beauty, style, wealth and her associations with figures of the 1960s counterculture. Edie was born in Santa Barbara into a prominent family plagued by mental illness...
5. David Canary David Canary Actor, All My Children
6. Imogen Hassall Imogen Hassall Actress, El Condor Imogen Hassall is sometimes referred to as "The Countess of Cleavage" as she was better known for her glamorous celebrity than her acting talent. Imogen was born on August 25 1942, in Woking, Surrey, England and rose to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s as an international B-movie starlet...
7. John Boylan John Boylan Actor, American Heart
8. Reg Varney Reg Varney Actor, On the Buses
9. George Petrie George Petrie Actor, General Hospital
10. John Emery John Emery Actor, Spellbound
11. Joe C. Joe C. Actor, Osmosis Jones
12. Max Wagner Max Wagner Actor, Invaders from Mars Like thousands of "day actors' during Hollywood's Golden Era, Max Wagner toiled in relative obscurity in supporting and bit roles with the occasional meaty character part. It was a film career that sustained him as a durable and dependable actor from the mid-1920s through the '70s. The youngest of five boys...
13. Claude Dauphin Claude Dauphin Actor, Le Plaisir In 1930, Claude, who was a stage-struck set designer at the Oden Theater, a repertory house in Paris, learned an ailing actor's part in two hours and took it over without a rehearsal. Tristan Bernard, the famous French playwright and producer took notice of this feat. He engaged Dauphin for the leading role of his next play "La fortune" was was also made into a film the next year...
14. Siobhan McKenna Siobhan McKenna Actress, Doctor Zhivago
15. Joan Carroll Joan Carroll Actress, Meet Me in St. Louis Joan Felt was born on January 18, 1931, in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Her mother was quite a famous piano player in the 1930s. Six-year-old Joan made her film debut in Walking Down Broadway. She played the role of Sunny, and changed her name from Felt to Carroll. A role in Two Sisters followed, and the next year she had supporting roles in Barricade and Tower of London...
16. Murray Alper Murray Alper Actor, The Maltese Falcon Alper, a wonderful movie presence, played in numerous films as a cabbie, bookie, cop or GI. Although he never achieved star rating, he appeared with some of the screens biggest names. One of his last screen appearances was as a judo instructor in "The Nutty Professor" with Jerry Lewis.
17. Gary Graver Gary Graver Cinematographer, Sexual Roulette Gary Graver was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. In high school he produced and starred in his own weekly radio show. Moving into acting, he studied and performed at the Portland Civic Theatre and Grant High School as well as being a child circus clown and magician. He built a theater in his basement, showing 16mm films and producing plays for the neighborhood kids...
18. Arthur Askey Arthur Askey Self, Before Your Very Eyes Arthur Askey was a diminutive British comedian, born in 1900. He began his professional career as a music hall performer in 1924, but it wasn't until 1938's Band Waggon (which lasted a full five seasons), that he became a household name in England. His film debut was in the 1937 British feature Calling All Stars...
19. Robert 'Big Buck' Maffei Robert 'Big Buck' Maffei Actor, The Lord of the Rings
20. Ronni Chasen Ronni Chasen Miscellaneous Crew, Driving Miss Daisy Ronni Chasen was born Veronica Cohen in Kingston, New York. She always harbored childhood ambitions to be a publicist after Roy Rogers and Dale Evans made a personal appearance in Madison Square Garden. Ronnie shook hands with Evans, and later told everyone she saw that she "shook hands with the Queen of the West!"...
21. Myra Hindley Myra Hindley
22. Maureen Swanson Maureen Swanson Actress, Moulin Rouge
23. Hooper Atchley Hooper Atchley Actor, Mr. Wong, Detective
24. Robert Doyle Robert Doyle Actor, Alligator
25. Pierre Granier-Deferre Pierre Granier-Deferre Writer, Le chat
26. Ralph Edwards Ralph Edwards Producer, This Is Your Life Ralph Edwards was born near Merino, Colorado, in 1913, moving with his family to Oakland, California, when he was 12. He worked his way through college at radio stations in Oakland and San Francisco, graduating from the University of California at Berkeley in 1935 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama...
27. Wera Engels Wera Engels Actress, Man spricht über Jacqueline
28. Harold Lang Harold Lang Actor, The Quatermass Xperiment
29. Deirdre Owens Deirdre Owens Actress, Cradle Song
30. Margaret Trigg Margaret Trigg Actress, R.O.T.O.R.
31. Peter Forster Peter Forster Actor, Escape from the Planet of the Apes
32. Jayan Jayan Actor, Kolilakkam
33. Ken Renard Ken Renard Actor, True Grit
34. Betty Cole Betty Cole Actress, The Postman Always Rings Twice
35. Robert A. Cinader Robert A. Cinader Writer, Adam-12 Robert A. Cinader, also fondly known as RAC, was born on November 10, 1924. He was raised in New York City, where he attended prestigious Townsend Harris, an experimental prep school open only to those public school students with extremely high IQs. He enrolled at New York University for a semester before being drafted into the army during World War II...
36. Morgan Conway Morgan Conway Actor, Dick Tracy vs. Cueball Square-jawed 'tough guy' actor Morgan Conway's chief claim to fame was being the screen's first feature film Dick Tracy (though Ralph Byrd, who bore a closer physical resemblance to Chester Gould's comic strip detective, had previously enacted the part in four 1930's Republic serials). Columbia University graduate Conway...
37. Ronald Squire Ronald Squire Actor, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
38. Milton Friedman Milton Friedman Self, The Shock Doctrine
39. Fernando Casanova Fernando Casanova Actor, El Handsome, husky leading man, chiefly in westerns and "comedias rancheras", Casanova appeared as an extra as early as 1946. His break-through came in 1953: after playing alongside star María Félix in Camelia, and appearing in Luis Buñuel's _Él (1952)_ and 'Emilio Fernández''s Reportaje...
40. Gilbert Harding Gilbert Harding Self, What's My Line Probably the most famous personality on British TV in the 1950s, Gilbert Harding was notorious for his rudeness and short temper as a panel member on the genteel parlor game What's My Line, a program he occasionally presented. He also appeared in several British films, mostly playing himself. His most celebrated (if not infamous) appearance on film or TV was on the interview show Face to Face...
41. Joe Hasselhoff Joe Hasselhoff Self, Piers Morgan's Life Stories
42. Ernest Day Ernest Day Camera and Electrical Department, A Clockwork Orange
43. Robert L. Lippert Robert L. Lippert Producer, The Last Man on Earth Robert L. Lippert, the son of a hardware store owner in Alameda, Califorinia, was born there shortly after the turn of this century. Having little interest in his father's business, young Lippert became enthralled with the new fascination of moving pictures. He began working odd jobs in the local movie house...
44. Doris Speed Doris Speed Actress, Coronation Street Doris Speed was one of Britain's best-loved soap actresses, fondly remembered for her portrayal of Annie Walker, the snooty landlady of the Rovers Return pub in ITV's Coronation Street. She played the role for 23 years and was dubbed by the press as 'The Queen Mother of Soap.' Born in Manchester, her father George was a singer and her mother Ada a repertory actress...
45. Kirk Scott Kirk Scott Actor, Heathers
46. Sheila Sweet Sheila Sweet Actress, The Grove Family
47. Roshan Roshan Composer, Taj Mahal
48. Carlos Estrada Carlos Estrada Actor, La tía Tula
49. Joseph Schmidt Joseph Schmidt Actor, Ein Lied geht um die Welt Educated in Czernowitz. Musical education in Synagogue choir. 1924 moves to Berlin to continue his musical studies. Opera debut Berlin 1929. Film career starts 1931: "Liebesexpress". Most famous movie 1933 "Ein Lied geht um die Welt." Lives in Berlin, Vienna, Brussels, Amsterdam, Nice. Dies 1942 in a Swiss internment camp for illegal refugees.
50. Russ Conway Russ Conway Self, Billy Cotton Band Show
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