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1. Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Director, Closer He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Edward Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin...
2. John Neville John Neville Actor, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen When he was in his early sixties, Terry Gilliam cast him in the title role of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Although the film was a financial failure, his starring role in this major production, as well as his fine performance, led to an explosion in his career. He has since had numerous roles in feature films and television...
3. Alan J. Pakula Alan J. Pakula Producer, The Pelican Brief
4. Jeremy Slate Jeremy Slate Actor, One Life to Live Born by the Atlantic Ocean, Jeremy Slate also had a Pacific Ocean view when he lived in Malibu, California. In between oceans he has traveled the world. He attended a military academy, joined the US Navy at 16 and was barely 18 when his destroyer joined the invasion of Normandy on D-Day (June 6, 1944)...
5. Dick Wilson Dick Wilson Actor, Escape Clause
6. Reggie Nalder Reggie Nalder Actor, The Man Who Knew Too Much With a mysterious past and a mouth marred by burns, Reggie Nalder has a unique, if under appreciated, place in the history of cinema. Born Alfred Reginald Natzick in Vienna, Austria, the year of his birth has been a matter of speculation. While his obituary in the New York Times claimed 1922, photographic evidence has revealed that it was significantly earlier; most sources now cite 1911...
7. Diane Disney Diane Disney Self, The Pixar Story
8. Stepin Fetchit Stepin Fetchit Actor, Bend of the River Stepin Fetchit remains one of the most controversial movie actors in American history. While he was undoubtedly one of the most talented physical comedians ever to do his shtick on the Big Screen, achieving the rare status of being a character actor/supporting player who actually achieved superstar status in the 1930s (becoming a millionaire to boot)...
9. Alessandro Momo Alessandro Momo Actor, Scent of a Woman Alessandro Momo was one of the promising young Italian actors. He began his acting career when he was very young, starring as a protagonist in the soap operas along with Valerio Fioravanti. He became famous for his sexual exploitation of the maid played by the Italian sex bomb, Laura Antonelli in Malicious directed by Salvatore Samperi...
10. Dedrick D. Gobert Dedrick D. Gobert Actor, Boyz n the Hood Black American supporting actor Dedrick D. Gobert's career was cut short when he was fatally shot during an argument at a drag race at a Southern California racetrack in late 1994. The 22-year-old made his film debut playing Dooky in John Singleton's _Boyz N the Hood (1991)_.
11. Thomas H. Ince Thomas H. Ince Producer, The Coward Thomas H. Ince was born into a family of stage actors. He appeared on the stage at age six and then worked with a number of stock companies. He made his Broadway debut when he was 15. Vaudeville offered work for him, but the work was inconsistent, so he was a lifeguard, a promoter and part-time actor...
12. Terry Melcher Terry Melcher Soundtrack, Lethal Weapon 2
13. Helmut Griem Helmut Griem Actor, Cabaret
14. Diane Varsi Diane Varsi Actress, Compulsion This lovely, long-haired, fresh-faced and most promising product of the late 1950s was born Diane Marie Antonia Varsi in San Mateo, California, on February 23, 1938, the elder of two daughters of Russell Varsi, a florist, and wife Beatrice DeMerchant. A troubling childhood led to her dropping out of high school...
15. Gillian Barge Gillian Barge Actress, Love Actually
16. Franz Schubert Franz Schubert Soundtrack, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Schubert was musically educated at the "Hofkapelle" in Vienna where he sang as a boy but then had to quit in order to help his father at school. Four years later, he became an independent composer and was destined to live in poverty from then onwards. Having an introverted personality, Schubert played his songs mostly amongst a couple of friends who shared his romantic passion...
17. Francis L. Sullivan Francis L. Sullivan Actor, Great Expectations
18. John Michael Hayes John Michael Hayes Writer, Rear Window Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, John Michael Hayes began his writing career as a newspaper reporter. Following service with the US Army during WWII, he moved to California where he wrote for such radio dramas as Sam Spade and Inner Sanctum. Moving to film in 1952, he has amassed credits which span over 40 years and include such enduring titles as Rear Window and Peyton Place...
19. Peter Coffield Peter Coffield Actor, Cry Rape
20. Wayne Heffley Wayne Heffley Actor, King Kong
21. Leonid Gayday Leonid Gayday Director, Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future Leonid Iovich Gaidai was born on January 30, 1923, in the town of Svobodny, Amur region of Siberia, USSR. He was the third child in the family of a railroad worker. His father, named Iov Isidorovich Gaidai, was exiled to Siberia from Poltava, Ukraine. His mother, named Maria Ivanovna Lubimova, came from the Russian city of Ryazan...
22. Bobby Russell Bobby Russell Soundtrack, The Grasshopper
23. Hans Heinrich von Twardowski Hans Heinrich von Twardowski Actor, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
24. Phyllis Haver Phyllis Haver Actress, Chicago Phyllis Haver was born Phyllis O'Haver on January 6, 1899, in Douglas, KS. When she was a child her family moved to California. Young Phyllis got a job playing piano at a local movie theater. Producer Mack Sennett saw her and hired her to be one of his "Sennett Bathing Beauties". Between 1916-20 she appeared in more than 35 short films...
25. Paul Sparer Paul Sparer Actor, Another World
26. John G. Heller John G. Heller Actor, Kelly's Heroes
27. Ruth Manning Ruth Manning Actress, Guilty Conscience
28. Erik Balling Erik Balling Director, In the Middle of the Night Erik Balling was one of the most beloved Danish filmmaker in the 20th century. Balling was a director, a producer and a writer. Erik Balling was mostly famous for creating such TV epics as "Matador" and "Huset På Christianshavn" and the film-series of "Olsen banden". Erik Balling was born the 19th of November 1925 in the Danish city of Nyborg...
29. Elizabeth Taylor Elizabeth Taylor Writer, Angel
30. Vincent Malle Vincent Malle Producer, Damage
31. Virginia Dabney Virginia Dabney Actress, Daughter of Shanghai Born in Atlanta, Virginia Dabney studied dance at the Potter-Spiker school, and during her sophomore year at Washington Seminary she moved to Beverly Hills. After attending Westlake School for Girls, she began as a ballroom dancer in orchestral shows, before attracting the attention of scouts while playing in two musical comedies at the Mayan Theater in Los Angles...
32. Marc Breaux Marc Breaux Miscellaneous Crew, The Sound of Music
33. Dorothy Revier Dorothy Revier Actress, The Iron Mask Silent screen vamp Dorothy Revier (nee Velegra) was born in San Francisco, California on April 18, 1904, the daughter of a musician. As a result, Dorothy found herself leaning towards a career in music, finding work as a chorine and nightclub dancer in her teens. She broke into films at age 17 with Life's Greatest Question...
34. Frank Yaconelli Frank Yaconelli Actor, Dr. Cyclops Frank Yaconelli migrated to the States with his parents when he was one year old. The family initially settled in Boston. Frank was the oldest of 12 siblings and had to quit school after finishing the 6th grade. He and a younger brother became "street musicians" to help with the families expenses. When WW I broke out...
35. Francis Girod Francis Girod Director, The Lady Banker
36. Lütfi Akad Lütfi Akad Director, Law of the Border
37. Boris Strugatskiy Boris Strugatskiy Writer, Stalker
38. Johnny Delgado Johnny Delgado Actor, Summer Heat
39. Louise Fitzhugh Louise Fitzhugh Writer, Harriet the Spy
40. Jacques Sandulescu Jacques Sandulescu Actor, Trading Places
41. Nancy Drexel Nancy Drexel Actress, Riley the Cop
42. Kikis Herrera Calles Kikis Herrera Calles Actress, Juego de mentiras
43. Manuel París Manuel París Actor, Patricio Looked at a Star
44. Arthur Haynes Arthur Haynes Self, Episode #13.15
45. Christina Onassis Christina Onassis Self, Reporters
46. M.N. Nambiar M.N. Nambiar Actor, Kavalkaran
47. Uwe Dallmeier Uwe Dallmeier Actor, ...und dann ist Zahltag
48. Billy Dainty Billy Dainty Self, Episode #1.6
49. Veljko Mandic Veljko Mandic Actor, The Marathon Family
50. John W.G. Harley John W.G. Harley Actor, 1
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