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1. John Carradine John Carradine Actor, The Grapes of Wrath John Carradine, the son of a reporter/artist and a surgeon, grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. He attended Christ Church School and Graphic Art School, studying sculpture, and afterward roamed the South selling sketches. He made his acting debut in "Camille" in a New Orleans theatre in 1925. Arriving in Los Angeles in 1927...
2. Ken Russell Ken Russell Director, Tommy When he was age 8 he was given a 9.5 mm projector for Xmas. He graduated to 35mm together with a box of silents that had been salvaged from the liner Mauretania when she was being broken up. He attended a nautical school where he made his first short film, trained as an Air Force electrician and tried unsuccessfully to break into the world of ballet and the theatre...
3. David White David White Actor, Bewitched American stage actor who appeared frequently on television and occasionally but impressively in films. A Marine Corps veteran of the Second World War, he worked on Broadway and on tour in stage productions after the war. In the late 1950s, he became an increasingly familiar face on American television...
4. Billie Bird Billie Bird Actress, Home Alone Vaudeville comedienne Billie Bird Sellen was discovered at an orphanage at the age of eight years and hired to tour theater circuits with a vaudeville troupe. During the Vietnam War she accompanied 12 USO tours entertaining the troops in the war zone in the 1960s and 1970s. She had worked as recently as 1995 when she appeared in Jury Duty...
5. Marc Lawrence Marc Lawrence Actor, From Dusk Till Dawn American character actor who specialized in underworld types, despite a far greater range. A native of the Bronx, Lawrence participated in plays in school, then attended the City College of New York. In 1930, he was accepted into Eva Le Gallienne's company, where he became friendly with another young actor...
6. Irvin Kershner Irvin Kershner Director, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Irvin Kershner was born on April 29, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of the University of Southern California film school, Kershner began his career in 1950, producing documentaries for the United States Information Service in the Middle East. He later turned to television, directing and photographing a series of documentaries called "Confidential File"...
7. Angela Aames Angela Aames Actress, Scarface Beautiful, buxom blond Angela Aames made her mark in Hollywood during the late 1970s and 1980s while appearing in a string of silly T & A comedies and exploitation movies. Additionally, she appeared on numerous TV shows in sexy bit parts that sadly amounted to little more than window dressing. While she aspired to be a comedienne...
8. Anne Barton Anne Barton Actress, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
9. Lotte Lenya Lotte Lenya Actress, From Russia with Love Lotte Lenya was a Tony Award-winning and Academy award-nominated actress and singer who is best remembered for her supporting role as Rosa Klebb in the classic Bond film From Russia with Love. She was born Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blaumauer on October 18, 1898, in Vienna, Austria (at that time Austro-Hungarian Empire)...
10. Susan Shaw Susan Shaw Actress, Fire Maidens of Outer Space The lovely blonde actress, Susan Shaw, was groomed by the Rank Organisation in England for a career in film in the 40s and 50s. She was born on August 29, 1929 in West Norwood, England. Susan was at her best when cast in a role as a pretty young slip of a girl with her nose in the air. After a marriage to actor Albert Lieven...
11. Jocelyn Brando Jocelyn Brando Actress, The Big Heat Jocelyn Brando, the older sister of Marlon Brando, was born Nov. 18, 1919, in San Francisco, California, to Marlon Brando Sr. and his wife, the former Dorothy Pennebaker. Joceyln and Marlon and their sister Frances grew up mostly on a farm near Evanston, Illinois, though the family moved around during their childhoods...
12. Lewis Collins Lewis Collins Actor, The Professionals Underated British leading man predominantly of the Seventies and Eighties, Collins made his mark in the 1970s action drama The Professionals. As hard man "William Bodie", Collins became a household name, worldwide. Unfortunately, since the show ended in 1983, Lewis Collins has been miscast in a number of cheap straight-to-video foreign actioners.
13. Harry Harvey Harry Harvey Actor, The Roy Rogers Show Harvey had a musical background and began his entertainment career in 1918 with "Gus Hill's Honey Boy Minstrels." From there he went on to appear in various minstrel and burlesque shows. This led to many roles in Broadway shows. He went to Hollywood in 1934 and had a career spanning almost fifty years...
14. Wolfgang Preiss Wolfgang Preiss Actor, A Bridge Too Far Born in Nuremberg on February 27, 1910, the son of a school teacher, well-known German actor Wolfgang Preiss started studying philsophy and theatre sciences alternately (including dance training) and made his stage debut in 1932 in Munich. He appeared in many theatres throughout his country in the 30s including Heidelberg...
15. Steve Gordon Steve Gordon Writer, Arthur
16. Alan Freeman Alan Freeman Self, Here Come the Girls
17. Steve Tracy Steve Tracy Actor, Steigler and Steigler
18. Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer, Long Day's Journey Into Night Eugene O'Neill, the winner of four Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and the 1936 Nobel Prize for Literature, is widely considered the greatest American playwright. No one, not Maxwell Anderson, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, nor Edward Albee, approaches O'Neill in terms of his artistic achievement or his impact on the American theater...
19. Warren Vanders Warren Vanders Actor, Rooster Cogburn
20. P.D. James P.D. James Writer, Children of Men
21. Santiago González Santiago González Writer, El amor de ahora Santiago Gonzalez III, was born in Tampa, Florida. Born of Afro-Cubano decent, son of an immigrant cigar maker, he attended Xavier University and graduated with a degree in Music. He eventually became a Salsa and merengue percussionist, song writer, actor, screenwriter and self-motivational book-writer...
22. Laura Hawn Laura Hawn Actress, Swing Shift
23. Richard Kelton Richard Kelton Actor, McQ Richard Duane Kelton was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was the only child of Fred and Glenna Kelton. While growing up in Miami, Oklahoma, he remembered watching James Dean and cites him as his main influence on becoming an actor. After studying drama at The University of Kansas, he made his way to California where he made his debut playing "Bud" in an episode of Gunsmoke...
24. Ryan Knight Ryan Knight Thanks, The Challenge
25. Anthony Jackson Anthony Jackson Actor, Labyrinth
26. Rasheed Thurmond Rasheed Thurmond Writer, The Bad Boys of Comedy Rasheed is one of today's rising comedy stars. Rasheed is a survivor of the streets of Brooklyn, NY and proud of it. So proud in fact, that he has used his experiences from the tough neighborhood streets and the many nationalities surrounding him to create his laid back style of comedy. Taking no prisoners...
27. Harvey Milk Harvey Milk
28. Boris Aplon Boris Aplon Actor, Back to School
29. Barbro Hiort af Ornäs Barbro Hiort af Ornäs Actress, Shame
30. Larry Duran Larry Duran Actor, One-Eyed Jacks American bit player and stuntman. A former boxer and U.S. Navy veteran, Duran was befriended by Marlon Brando, who obtained a small part for him in Viva Zapata!. He continued to work, first in Brando's films, then in other projects, often in athletic parts or as a stunt performer. He also worked frequently in television. He died at at 77, in 2002.
31. Nello Pazzafini Nello Pazzafini Actor, Non c'è due senza quattro
32. Claire Brennen Claire Brennen Actress, She Freak
33. Michael Keep Michael Keep Actor, Buried Alive
34. Richard Kuss Richard Kuss Actor, The Deer Hunter
35. Bill Moor Bill Moor Actor, Kramer vs. Kramer
36. John Conwell John Conwell Miscellaneous Crew, The F.B.I.
37. Stacey Cash Stacey Cash Actress, Just Do Me! Tiny (only five feet), but shapely and sexy black beauty Stacey Cash was born Ashley Roxanne Stevenson on June 9, 1980 in California. Cash first started performing in explicit hardcore fare in her early twenties in 2001. Among the notable companies and adult websites that Stacey worked for are Kink.com...
38. Mordecai Lawner Mordecai Lawner Actor, Annie Hall
39. Tom Walls Tom Walls Actor, A Cuckoo in the Nest Comedy farceur Tom Walls is indelibly associated with the popular Aldwych Theatre farces of the 1920s and 1930s. Born in 1883, this English gent was a former constable and jockey before making his stage debut in 1905. As the star and producer of a succession of witty spoofs typically denigrating society's uppercrust...
40. André Hunebelle André Hunebelle Director, Fantomas
41. Frank Yablans Frank Yablans Producer, Mommie Dearest Former President of Paramount Pictures. During his tenure at Paramount, Frank Yablans was instrumental in forming the partnership with Universal CIC, now known as "UPI," creating the most successful distributor of films in international distribution. His five years as head of Paramount are often referred to as "Paramounts Golden Years," during which he was responsible for the development...
42. Will Quadflieg Will Quadflieg Actor, Faust
43. Lya De Putti Lya De Putti Actress, The Informer The daughter of a Hungarian baron and countess, Lya De Putti went on to perform classical ballet in Berlin, Germany, after a brief stint in Hungarian vaudeville. She later made several films at the German UFA studios, most notably Jealousy, before going to Hollywood in 1926. While in America she starred in several movies, mostly in vamp roles.
44. Robert Ames Robert Ames Actor, The Trespasser
45. Peter Brandon Peter Brandon Actor, As the World Turns
46. Poppy Lane Poppy Lane Actress, Strike: The Birth of Solidarity Poppy's acting work was only a sideline to her real job as a nurse, and she enjoyed juggling the two. She retired from nursing in 1993, and continued with her acting roles until ill health forced her to cut down. She was born and bred in York, and loved her home city dearly. Her last role was in "Hetty Wainthropp Investigates" in 1998.
47. Frederick Neumann Frederick Neumann Actor, The Prince of Tides
48. William Nigh William Nigh Director, Mr. Wong, Detective
49. Robert Ryan Robert Ryan Actor, The Toilers
50. Richard LePore Richard LePore Actor, In Harm's Way
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