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1. Sterling Holloway Sterling Holloway Actor, The Jungle Book Popular American character actor of amusing appearance and voice whose long career led from dozens of highly enjoyable onscreen performances to world-wide familiarity as the voice of numerous Walt Disney animated films. Born in the American Deep South to grocer Sterling P. Holloway Sr. and Rebecca Boothby Holloway...
2. Scatman Crothers Scatman Crothers Actor, The Shining Scatman Crothers was born Benjamin Sherman Crothers on May 23, 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Songwriter ("Dearest One"), actor, composer, singer, comedian and guitarist who, after high school, appeared in nightclubs, hotels, films and on television. He made many records, including his own compositions...
3. Mae West Mae West Soundtrack, I'm No Angel Mae West was born in Queens, New York, to "Battling Jack" West and Matilda Doelger. She began her career as a child star in vaudeville, and later went on to write her own plays, including "SEX", for which she was arrested. Though her first movie role was a small part in Night After Night, her scene has become famous...
4. Shemp Howard Shemp Howard Actor, Brideless Groom Shemp Howard was born Samuel Horwitz in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was also the brother of fellow stooges Moe Howard and Curly Howard. Larry Fine was not related to any of the other stooges. When not working with The Three Stooges, Shemp made a lot of feature film appearances, such as The Bank Dick with W.C. Fields...
5. Joanna Moore Joanna Moore Actress, Touch of Evil Southern-bred beauty Joanna Moore certainly had a lot of things going for her when her career started off in the 50s. Armed with an entrancingly smoky voice that complemented her stunning, creamy blond beauty, Joanna played wily females in such films as Walk on the Wild Side and Son of Flubber, but she would be best remembered...
6. Mark Lenard Mark Lenard Actor, Another World
7. Michael Conrad Michael Conrad Actor, The Longest Yard Michael Conrad was a stalwart American character actor who appeared frequently on television, best known for his recurring role as the desk sergeant Phil Esterhaus on Hill Street Blues, for which he won twice Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Emmy Awards, in 1981-1982. Conrad died from urethral cancer during the shooting of the police drama's fourth season...
8. Parley Baer Parley Baer Actor, Dave The radio station in Salt Lake City Mr. Bear is reported as working at is KSL, not 'SLM' as noted. The FCC assigns call letters in the U.S. radio stations beginning with the letters A, K, N and W. Generally, broadcast stations west of the Mississippi river are assigned a K as the first letter. KSL is in Salt Lake City, Utah. Reference: The FCC database.
9. John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy Self, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last rites five times...
10. Michael Hutchence Michael Hutchence Soundtrack, Donnie Darko Michael Hutchence is one of the greatest singers and performers in Australia's history, with a career that spanned 20 years. Born to Kelland Hutchence and Patricia Hutchence (a film and television make-up artist), Michael was the second of three children. He grew up in Hong Kong, USA, and Australia, and often hung out with his mother on film sets...
11. Adele Jergens Adele Jergens Actress, Ladies of the Chorus Fewer dames were tougher on the 40s and 50s screen than leggy (5'9") "B" star Adele Jergens, the tough-talking, plump-cheeked peroxide blonde who gave her fair share of tawdry trouble in backstage dramas, film noir, crime potboilers, and adventure yarns. She was just as headstrong at trying to bust out of the chorus lines and cheesecake parts to become a topnotch "A" actress draw...
12. C.S. Lewis C.S. Lewis Writer, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis was born in 1898 and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve. He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his religious beliefs and finally left the church...
13. Verity Lambert Verity Lambert Producer, A Cry in the Dark A young Verity Lambert began her career as TV producer when given the chance to produce the new children's television sci-fi series Doctor Who in early 1963. Due to the fact this was her first job as a producer, Mervyn Pinfield was given guardian role over the series, but Verity's talents were soon recognised...
14. Walter Sande Walter Sande Actor, To Have and Have Not Chances are you've seen his imposing character face scores of times but couldn't place the name. Colorado-born actor Walter Sande was one of those stern, heavyset character actors in Hollywood everyone recognized but no one could identify. Born in Denver on July 9, 1906, Sande showed an early passion for music as a youth and by his college years managed to start his own band...
15. Moroni Olsen Moroni Olsen Actor, Notorious Even his more courteous, somewhat friendlier types gave one pause for concern. The tall, beefy, balding, icy-eyed character actor Moroni Olsen was one of Hollywood's more popular and imposing performers of film during the late 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s. The versatile player was born Moroni Olsen and raised in Utah to Mormon parents (Edward Arenholt Olsen and Marsha Holverholst)...
16. Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley Writer, The Devils Aldous Leonard Huxley was born on July 26, 1894, at Laleham in Godalming, Surrey, England. He was the third of four children. His brother Julian Huxley was a biologist known for his theories of evolution. His grandfather, named Thomas Henry Huxley, was a naturalist known as "Darwin's Bulldog." His father...
17. Reg Park Reg Park Actor, Hercules in the Haunted World The future Italian epic star was registered as Roy Park in 1928, but little Reg was soon re-named after his father Reginald Park Snr., a well-known gymnasium proprietor in Leeds and owner of the Reg Park Barbell Company. Reg Jnr. played reserve team football for Leeds United before turning to body-building in 1946...
18. Anthony Burgess Anthony Burgess Writer, A Clockwork Orange
19. Virginia Lee Virginia Lee Actress, The Black Widow Virginia Lee was best-known for her small, but key role, as "Jeannie" in the jazz bar scene of the classic film noir, D.O.A.. While the central character, "Frank Bigelow" (Edmond O'Brien), focuses on picking her up, a shady character in an overcoat slips poison into his drink. Apart from "D.O.A."...
20. Tom Palmer Tom Palmer Actor, Days of Wine and Roses
21. Christian Marquand Christian Marquand Actor, Apocalypse Now
22. Jack London Jack London Writer, White Fang Jack London was the best-selling, highest paid and most popular American author of his time. He was born John Griffith Chaney, on January 12, 1876, in San Francisco. He was raised by his mother Flora Wellman and his stepfather John London (he didn't know who his father was until his adulthood). After graduation from a grammar school he worked 12 to 18 hours a day at a cannery...
23. Rupert Davies Rupert Davies Actor, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
24. Georges Lautner Georges Lautner Director, The Professional
25. Julien Guiomar Julien Guiomar Actor, Léolo Passionate about acting, Julien Guiomar has left a lasting imprint on the theater (since 1952), on television (since 1958) and on the big screen (since 1966) in a career spanning five decades. And yet, Guiomar first saw himself as a dentist, ... like Daddy! But he finally proved the saying 'Like father like song' wrong...
26. Leonard Barr Leonard Barr Actor, The Sting Leonard Barr was a comic and eccentric dancer who was famous for being Dean Martin's uncle. He really was Dean Martin's uncle, as he was the brother of Dino's mother, Angela Crocetti (née Barra). They were Italians of mixed Neapolitan and Sicilian ancestry. Born Leonard Barra on September 27, 1903 in West Virginia...
27. Venita Wolf Venita Wolf Actress, The Squire of Gothos
28. Walter Boos Walter Boos Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Devil Strikes at Night
29. Richard Connell Richard Connell Writer, Meet John Doe Richard Connell was born In Dutchess County, New York in 1893. He began covering baseball games for his father's newspaper at age ten and was editing the paper at age sixteen. He served in World War I, and then lived in various European countries. After settling in Beverly Hills, California, Connell began writing short stories. Connell passed away in 1949.
30. William Brinkley William Brinkley Writer, Don't Go Near the Water
31. Frank O'Connor Frank O'Connor Actor, Little Miss No-Account
32. María Casares María Casares Actress, Children of Paradise
33. Ronald Sinclair Ronald Sinclair Sound Department, Die Hard
34. Nicky Blair Nicky Blair Actor, Rocky V
35. Norma Donaldson Norma Donaldson Actress, General Hospital
36. François de Roubaix François de Roubaix Composer, Le Samouraï
37. Michael St. Clair Michael St. Clair Actor, Thoroughly Modern Millie Australian-born character actor Michael St Clair served in the Australian army during World War II and also worked as a ventriloquist. He was driving back from an audition when he suffered a stroke. Was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after passers-by discovered him unconscious in his car, died two days later.
38. Joan Barclay Joan Barclay Actress, Black Dragons Born Mary Elizabeth Greear, the actress best known as Joan Barclay came out to Hollywood when her mother, anxious to leave Minnesota's cold climate, put "Florida" and "California" in a hat and let young Mary Elizabeth draw. One of her earliest acting jobs was a role in The Gaucho with Douglas Fairbanks...
39. Elizabeth Threatt Elizabeth Threatt Actress, The Big Sky American actress who made an impression in her only film. The daughter of an English father and a Cherokee mother, Threatt grew up in South Carolina. At 19, she went to New York and began a successful modeling career. In 1952, director Howard Hawks saw her photograph and cast her as the Blackfoot princess Teal Eye in his acclaimed frontier film The Big Sky...
40. Brandon Beach Brandon Beach Actor, This Theatre and You
41. Les Podewell Les Podewell Actor, Groundhog Day
42. John Gilling John Gilling Director, The Flesh and the Fiends
43. Ted North Ted North Actor, The Ox-Bow Incident
44. Vincent Roberts Vincent Roberts Actor, Take Down
45. Don Loper Don Loper Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Big Combo
46. Stephen Mallatratt Stephen Mallatratt Writer, The Forsyte Saga Stephen Mallatratt died of leukemia at the age 57. He achieved fame by adapting Susan Hill's novel The Woman In Black which premiered in Scarborough as a stocking filler over Christmas in 1987. The Woman In Black is a classic thriller for two actors, the successor to Anthony Shaffer's Sleuth, is now the second longest-running West End play - after The Mousetrap...
47. Keith Amos Keith Amos Actor, General Hospital
48. Margaret Roach Margaret Roach Actress, Test Tube Babies Daughter of Hal Roach, creator of "Our Gang" series; owner of Hal Roach Studios. She was married to actor Robert Livingston [real name, Robert Randall]. Margaret was mother to Addison Randall.
49. A.E.W. Mason A.E.W. Mason Writer, The Four Feathers
50. Maria Cumani Quasimodo Maria Cumani Quasimodo Actress, Turn the Other Cheek
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