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1. Robert Altman Robert Altman Director, Gosford Park Robert Altman was born on February 20th, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri, to B.C. (an insurance salesman) and Helen Altman. He entered St. Peters Catholic school at the age six, and spent a short time at a Catholic high school. From there, he went to Rockhurst High School. It was then that he started exploring the art of exploring sound with the cheap tape recorders available at the time...
2. Nora Denney Nora Denney Actress, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
3. June Vincent June Vincent Actress, Black Angel
4. Lynn Bari Lynn Bari Actress, Shock A curvaceous, dark-haired WWII pin-up beauty (aka "The Woo Woo Girl" and "The Girl with the Million Dollar Figure"), "B" film star Lynn Bari had the requisite looks and talent but few of the lucky breaks needed to penetrate the "A" rankings during her extensive Hollywood career. Nevertheless, some worthy performances of hers stand out in late-night viewings...
5. Jim Siedow Jim Siedow Actor, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Jim Siedow was a marvelously quirky and distinctive character actor who achieved instant cult favorite status with his terrific portrayal of the weary and irascible the Cook in Tobe Hooper's immortal and outstanding horror classic "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." Siedow was born on June 12th, 1920 in Cheyenne...
6. Keith Michell Keith Michell Actor, Henry VIII and His Six Wives After studying at Adelaide University Keith started wok as an art teacher before switching to acting and making his stage debut in 1947 in 'Lover's Leap' at the Playbox Theatre in Adelaide. He came to England and studied at the Old Vic Theatre then joined the Young Vic in 1950 making his London debut...
7. Emile Ardolino Emile Ardolino Director, Dirty Dancing
8. Richard Loo Richard Loo Actor, The Man with the Golden Gun One of the most familiar Asian character actors in American films of the 1930s and 1940s, Richard Loo was most often stereotyped as the Japanese enemy flier, spy or interrogator during the Second World War. Chinese by ancestry and Hawaiian by birth, Loo spent his youth in Hawaii, then moved to California as a teenager...
9. Marcel Dalio Marcel Dalio Actor, Sabrina Sunday, November the 20th is the anniversary of Marcel Dalio's death in 1983. It was the end of a serendipitous life. You know him. He was a citizen of the world. Born Israel Moshe Blauschild, in Paris, in 1900, he became a much sought-after character actor. His lovely animated face with its great expressive eyes became familiar across Europe...
10. Scott Newman Scott Newman Actor, The Towering Inferno
11. Robert Addie Robert Addie Actor, Excalibur Having left Marlborough College early, Robert went to London to follow up his ambition of becoming an actor by auditioning for and joining the National Youth Theatre. He then moved into film and television work. He went to R.A.D.A. for a year. His hobbies were polo and gardening.
12. Dorothy Morris Dorothy Morris Actress, Seconds This young, pleasant actress was under contract to MGM during the war years. Dorothy Morris was groomed by the studio starting in 1941 and for the first couple of years barely earned a screen credit. She rose gradually in the ranks to secondary ingenue roles as the daughter or friend of the star. She was pretty...
13. Leo Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy Writer, Anna Karenina Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy was born on September 9, 1828, in his ancestral estate Yasnaya Polyana, South of Moscow, Russia. He was the fourth of five children in a wealthy family of Russian landed Gentry. His parents died when he was a child, and he was brought up by his elder brothers and relatives...
14. Cathy Lewis Cathy Lewis Actress, Fibber McGee and Molly Was famed as George and Steve Baxter's snobbish sister on the 1960's sitcom, HAZEL. She played a nemesis of sorts to the show's leading character, "Hazel". Since Hazel was the family's domestic busy-body, she was often shunned by "Dierdre Thompson" (who was played by Lewis), an always aspiring socialite who received her self-esteem through the accolades of the upper class.
15. William Bagdad William Bagdad Actor, Girl in Gold Boots
16. Jim Perry Jim Perry Self, It's Your Move Jim Perry is a former television game show host, singer and performer in the 1970s and 1980s. He has had success on both Canadian and American television. He started out as a singer in special services, working on Armed Forces Radio during the Korean war, and then replaced Eddie Fisher as the staff...
17. Anna Keaveney Anna Keaveney Actress, Vera Drake
18. Allan Sherman Allan Sherman Self, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
19. Douglas Robinson Douglas Robinson Actor, The School
20. Rosa Turich Rosa Turich Actress, Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter
21. Belle McDonald Belle McDonald Actress, HouseSitter
22. Kevin McClory Kevin McClory Producer, Thunderball
23. Robert Alan Aurthur Robert Alan Aurthur Writer, Grand Prix
24. John Foreman John Foreman Producer, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
25. Betty Lawford Betty Lawford Actress, The Devil Thumbs a Ride
26. Lars Brandeby Lars Brandeby Actor, Kurt Olssons julkalender After being expelled from high-school he worked for a few years in the sanitation business. In the evenings he studied to become a journalist. Working on Radio Sjuhärad he came in touch with Nationalteatern in Gothenburg and began a new career as an actor. Around 1980 he created the grumpy and bossy character Kurt Olsson for a radio show...
27. Heinz Weiss Heinz Weiss Actor, The Great Escape
28. Frank Moorey Frank Moorey Actor, Love Actually
29. Ruth Springford Ruth Springford Actress, Hangin' In
30. Peggy Feury Peggy Feury Actress, All of Me The late Peggy Feury was born June 20, 1924 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She was a graduate of Barnard College, and attended Yale Drama School and the Neighborhood Playhouse. Peggy was a charter member of the Actors Studio in New York, and set up the Actors Studio West and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute on the West Coast, where she was a teacher and artistic director.
31. Gerard Heinz Gerard Heinz Actor, The Fallen Idol
32. Sally Grace Sally Grace Actress, Bob's Birthday
33. Queen Alexandra Queen Alexandra Self, Dronning Alexandras ankomst til Toldboden Queen Alexandra was born Princess Alexandra Caroline Mary Charlotte Louisa Julia on December 1, 1844. She was the granddaughter of the king of Denmark. She lived an uneventful childhood in the palaces of Denmark with her sister, Marie, who became the mother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. When Alex, as she was called...
34. Charles Lang Charles Lang Writer, Decision at Sundown Born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1915, Charles Lang played semi-professional baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers' farm team before being spotted by a Hollywood talent scout in a Manhattan restaurant in 1937. He studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and made his Broadway debut in "Pastoral" in 1939 before being signed to a 40-week contract with Paramount Studios...
35. Russell Kiefel Russell Kiefel Actor, Breaker Morant
36. Sylvia Lopez Sylvia Lopez Actress, Ercole e la regina di Lidia
37. Véra Korène Véra Korène Actress, Café de Paris
38. Michael Darbyshire Michael Darbyshire Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
39. Allen Holubar Allen Holubar Actor, The Health Road Born in San Francisco's Castro District, Allen Holubar was the first of five children of Constantin Josef Holubar and Margaret Allen C. Holubar, who immigrated from Bohemia in 1875 and married Margaret, a Scots woman, in San Francisco (Allen was born at 44 Caselli Ave. in a house that still stands)...
40. Dan Gerrity Dan Gerrity Actor, The Spirit Both an actor and writer, Gerrity is a proud recipient of multiple Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and LA Weekly Awards for his many stage appearances, most notably "Melody Jones: A Striptease in Two Acts" which he co-wrote with Jeremy Lawrence. He has appeared both on and off B'way and in regional theaters around the US...
41. Victor Henry Victor Henry Actor, The Sorcerers
42. Francisco Franco Francisco Franco Self, Franco: ese hombre Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teoula Franco y Bahamonde was born on December 4, 1892, in Ferrol, Spain. He entered the Spanish Military Academy in 1907 and upon graduation three years later was commissioned as a lieutenant. His career path seemed assured after he was detailed to the colony of Spanish Morocco to fight against the Berber tribes and acquitted himself well...
43. Patrick Bedford Patrick Bedford Actor, Up the Down Staircase
44. Jimmie Dundee Jimmie Dundee Actor, At War with the Army Beefy, lantern-jawed Hollywood bit part actor and stuntman who had been a professional boxer in the early 1920's. Dundee was an expert in automobile and motorcycle crashes, high falls and work with explosives. He led a crack team of stuntmen at Paramount, collectively known as the 'Suicide Squad'. Reputedly fearless...
45. Stanislava Pesic Stanislava Pesic Actress, Pozoriste u kuci
46. Gina Petrushka Gina Petrushka Actress, The Exorcist
47. Geraldine Court Geraldine Court Actress, All My Children
48. Jerry Gross Jerry Gross Producer, Teenage Mother Jerry Gross was a semi-legendary exploitation movie producer/distributor, but--unlike his more notorious colleagues in the exploitation business such as Kroger Babb, David F. Friedman and Dan Sonney--very little is actually known about the man himself. He started in the film industry in the 1960s as a director...
49. Russell Garcia Russell Garcia Composer, The Time Machine Bandleader, conductor, trumpeter, composer, arranger and songwriter, educated at San Francisco State Teachers College and in private music study with Edmund Ross, Ernst Toch, Albert Coates, Ernst Krenek and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He was a trumpeter in dance bands and composed, conducted and arranged for record companies and for NBC...
50. Peggy Chantler Dick Peggy Chantler Dick Writer, Dennis the Menace
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