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1. Eleanor Audley Eleanor Audley Actress, Cinderella
2. Jack Albertson Jack Albertson Actor, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory A former song-and-dance man and veteran of vaudeville, burlesque and Broadway, Jack Albertson is best known to audiences as "The Man" in the TV series Chico and the Man, for which he won an Emmy. In 1968 Albertson, the brother of actress Mabel Albertson, won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in The Subject Was Roses, a part which also won him the Tony award during its Broadway run.
3. Laurence Harvey Laurence Harvey Actor, The Manchurian Candidate Laurence Harvey, the British movie star who helped usher in the 1960s with his indelible portrait of a ruthless social climber and became one of the decade's cultural icons for his appearances in socially themed motion pictures, was born Laruschka Mischa Skikne on October 1, 1928, in Joniskis, Lithuania...
4. Flip Wilson Flip Wilson Self, Episode #3.4
5. Joseph Sweeney Joseph Sweeney Actor, 12 Angry Men
6. Charles Hallahan Charles Hallahan Actor, The Thing Beefy, Philadelphia-born Charles Hallahan was often cast as cops, both good and bad, mainly because the map of Ireland was written all over his face. A graduate of Rutgers University, he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Temple University in his hometown. After spending some time in regional theater...
7. Gérard Philipe Gérard Philipe Actor, Fan-Fan the Tulip In 1940 Gerard left school and his parents wanted him be a lawyer. But soon his mother noticed that he was only interested in acting, although his father was against the idea. After timely intervention from Mark Allégret, who decided he showed some promise, Gerard's debut was in Claude Dauphin's play "One plain girl"...
8. Karel Reisz Karel Reisz Director, The French Lieutenant's Woman
9. Dinah Sheridan Dinah Sheridan Actress, Genevieve Dinah Sheridan was considered the quintessential English rose. With an alertness, elegance and quiet beauty second to none, she won the hearts of war-torn England during WWII. Born Dinah Nadyejda Mec in Hampstead in 1920, her Russian father and German mother were photographers to the Royal Family, by appointment to both the Queen and Queen Mother...
10. Judy Lewis Judy Lewis Actress, General Hospital Judy Lewis was born Judy Young on November 6, 1935. Her parents were the actors Loretta Young and Clark Gable. Because of the morality clause in both their contracts and the fact that Clark Gable was married, Loretta Young brought Judy up as her adopted daughter. When Judy was four, her mother married Tom Lewis...
11. William 'Billy' Benedict William 'Billy' Benedict Actor, The Sting William Benedict was active in the drama department of his Tulsa, Oklahoma, high school and, at the height of the Depression (1934), decided to relocate to California. At first, he wanted to be a dancer, but when he discovered that dancers were a dime-a-dozen in Hollywood, he concentrated on acting...
12. Neil Hope Neil Hope Actor, School's Out
13. Bill Robinson Bill Robinson Soundtrack, Stormy Weather Bill Robinson quit school at age seven and began work as a professional dancer the following year. Bojangles (the name referred to his happy-go-lucky ebullience) starred in vaudeville, musical stage and movies. He invented the stair tap routine and was considered one of the world's greatest tap dancers...
14. Moyna MacGill Moyna MacGill Actress, The Picture of Dorian Gray
15. Nick Drake Nick Drake Soundtrack, The Royal Tenenbaums Fabled singer/songwriter who only recorded three albums in his short lifetime. "Five Leaves Left" rightly brought him acclaim from the folk crowd, although the exquisite arrangements on follow-up "Bryter Layter" received surprisingly stilted attention upon release. Nick became disillusioned with the...
16. Clarence Kolb Clarence Kolb Actor, His Girl Friday Contrary to his familiar image, Clarence Kolb started out as one half of a vaudeville comedy act, Kolb and Dill. He made a few shorts in 1916 and a feature in 1917, but went back to vaudeville and the stage immediately thereafter, and did not return to films until the late 1930s. His stern, authoritarian looks and booming voice fit the irascible...
17. Gwenda Deacon Gwenda Deacon Actress, Terminator 2: Judgment Day
18. Hank Mann Hank Mann Actor, Modern Times
19. Yukio Mishima Yukio Mishima Writer, The School of Flesh Yukio Mishima was born in Tokyo in 1925. He attended the University of Tokyo. His first work of fiction, a short story, was published when he was a first-year student. For the rest of his life he wrote - to enormous popular and critical acclaim - plays, poetry, essays, and novels. His first full-length novel...
20. Jean Brooks Jean Brooks Actress, The Seventh Victim Fluent in Spanish, Jean Brooks began professionally by singing with Enric Madriguera and Orchestra in New York. She had a small role in the New York City-filmed The Crime of Doctor Crespi and the second lead in a Broadway play, "Name Your Poison" (1938), with Lenore Ulric, all under her real name of Jeanne Kelly. She was...
21. Aleksandr Dovzhenko Aleksandr Dovzhenko Director, Arsenal
22. Frank M. Thomas Frank M. Thomas Actor, Bachelor Mother
23. Jacques François Jacques François Actor, The Day of the Jackal
24. Charles D. Brown Charles D. Brown Actor, The Big Sleep
25. Claudia McNeil Claudia McNeil Actress, A Raisin in the Sun
26. Rosemary Lane Rosemary Lane Actress, Hollywood Hotel Rosemary Lane of the singing Lane sisters (their actual birth name was Mullican) got her start as a vocalist with bandleader Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians. Her career was somewhat overshadowed by that of her more famous sister, Priscilla, who was also a member of that band and who would go on to bigger and better things...
27. Upton Sinclair Upton Sinclair Writer, There Will Be Blood
28. Jean Grémillon Jean Grémillon Director, The Love of a Woman
29. George Best George Best Self, This Boy's Story
30. David Bailey David Bailey Actor, Another World
31. Brad Trumbull Brad Trumbull Actor, The Longshot
32. Dick Haynes Dick Haynes Actor, Real Life
33. Hugh Harman Hugh Harman Producer, Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid Hugh Harman was one of the pioneers of animation. While not a great animator, (compared to co-worker, Rudolf Ising) he was present during the early days. He began his work with Walt Disney in 1922, working on Disney's early Laugh-o-Gram toons. When that company went bankrupt, Harman and partner Rudolf Ising tried to start a new series based on the Arabian Nights...
34. Kevin DuBrow Kevin DuBrow Soundtrack, The Wrestler
35. Michal Friedman Michal Friedman Actress, Astonishing X-Men: Gifted
36. John Dair John Dair Actor, Batman
37. Elke Neidhart Elke Neidhart Actress, Libido
38. Louise Glaum Louise Glaum Actress, Sex
39. Raymond Griffith Raymond Griffith Actor, His Foothill Folly Raymond Griffith was born on January 23, 1895 in Boston, Massachusetts into a theatrical family. His parents, James Henry Griffith and Mary Guichard, were both actors, as were his grandfather, Gerald Griffith, and his great grandfather, Thomas Griffith. Young Raymond made his stage debut when he was...
40. Esther Somers Esther Somers Actress, The Snake Pit
41. Jacqueline Dalya Jacqueline Dalya Actress, Gran Hotel
42. William Gibson William Gibson Writer, The Miracle Worker
43. N.C. Sippy N.C. Sippy Producer, Anand
44. Ibrahim Bin Hassan Ibrahim Bin Hassan Actor, The Spiral Road
45. Peter Murray-Hill Peter Murray-Hill Actor, The Ghost Train
46. Bob Kelljan Bob Kelljan Director, Scream Blacula Scream Bob Kelljan was born as Robert Kelljchian on June 23, 1930 in Union City, New Jersey. Bob began his show business career as an actor: He not only appears in episodes of both "The Twilight Zone" and "The Outer Limits," but also pops up in small roles in the fun biker opus "Hells Angels on Wheels" and...
47. Albert DeSalvo Albert DeSalvo Uncategorised Albert DeSalvo came from a violent and abusive home. His father 'Frank DeSalvo' beat his wife and kids frequently. 'Frank DeSalvo' was in jail twice and his parents finally divorced in 1944. As a teenager Albert was arrested for breaking and entering. At 17 he joined the army and was stationed in Germany...
48. Enrico Sabbatini Enrico Sabbatini Costume Designer, Seven Years in Tibet
49. Duncan McLeod Duncan McLeod Actor, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
50. Gorella Gori Gorella Gori Actress, Roman Holiday
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