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1. Paul Walker Paul Walker Actor, The Fast and the Furious Paul William Walker IV was born in Glendale, California. He grew up together with his brothers, Caleb and Cody and sisters, Ashlie and Amie. Their parents, Paul William Walker III, a sewer contractor, and Cheryl (Crabtree) Walker, a model, separated around September 2004. His grandfather, William Walker...
2. Lionel Stander Lionel Stander Actor, Once Upon a Time in the West Lionel Stander, the movie character actor with the great gravelly voice, was born on January 11th, 1908 in The Bronx borough of New York City. Stander's acting career was derailed when he was blacklisted during the 1950s after being exposed as a Communist Party member during the House Un-American Activities Committee hearings...
3. Tiny Tim Tiny Tim Self, Private Parts Tiny Tim, the ukulele-playing singer of 1920s ditties who was a true icon of the 1960s, was born Herbert Khaury on April 12, 1932, in New York City. The son of a Lebanese father and Jewish mother, the young Khaury grew up in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. A high school dropout, his interest in the popular music of the 1890s through the 1930s manifested itself early...
4. Ernst Lubitsch Ernst Lubitsch Director, To Be or Not to Be From Ernst Lubitsch's experiences in Sophien Gymnasium (high school) theater, he decided to leave school at the age of 16 and pursue a career on the stage. He had to compromise with his father and keep the account books for the family tailor business while he acted in cabarets and music halls at night...
5. Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde Writer, Dorian Gray A gifted poet, playwright and wit, Oscar Wilde was a phenomenon in 19th-century England. He was illustrious for preaching the importance of style in life and art, and of attacking Victorian narrow-mindedness. Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1854. He studied at Trinity College in Dublin before leaving the country to study at Oxford University in England when he was in his early 20s...
6. Robert H. Harris Robert H. Harris Actor, How to Make a Monster
7. Joyce Grenfell Joyce Grenfell Actress, The Americanization of Emily Toothy Britisher Joyce Grenfell with her stark, equine features charmed and humored audiences both here and abroad on radio, stage, revues, film and TV for nearly four decades. Lovingly remembered as a delightfully witty monologist and raconteur, she inherited her bold talents from her eccentric socialite mother...
8. Jean Parker Jean Parker Actress, The Flying Deuces Jean Parker was born Lois Mae Green in Deer Lodge, Montana, in 1915. Her father was Lewis Green, a gunsmith and hunter, and her mother was Melvina Burch, one of 18 children of a pioneer family that came to Deer Lodge from Missouri and Iowa. Jean's maternal grandfather was a Presbyterian minister. She was an accomplished gymnast and dancer...
9. Bruce Yarnell Bruce Yarnell Actor, Irma la Douce
10. Chris Rebello Chris Rebello Actor, Jaws
11. Zeppo Marx Zeppo Marx Actor, Duck Soup When Milton "Gummo" Marx left the troupe of brothers early in their vaudeville days to become a manufacturer, Zeppo, the youngest of the five Marx Brothers, joined the troupe as the new Marx Brother. Zeppo was the least zany of the quartet and would play the straight man to the other brothers. After doing five movies (Duck Soup was the last)...
12. Evel Knievel Evel Knievel Self, Viva Knievel!
13. Michael Witney Michael Witney Actor, Darling Lili
14. Paul Naschy Paul Naschy Actor, Night of the Werewolf Paul Naschy reigns supreme as the true king of Spanish horror cinema. He was born Jacinto Molina Alvarez on September 6, 1934, in Madrid, Spain. His father ran a successful fur business. Naschy grew up during the Spanish Civil War, and sought escape from the real-life horrors around him in adventure...
15. Buck Jones Buck Jones Actor, The Gunman from Bodie Buck Jones was one of the greatest of the "B" western stars. Although born in Indiana, Jones reportedly (but disputedly) grew up on a ranch near Red Rock in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), and there learned the riding and shooting skills that would stand him in good stead as a hero of Westerns. He...
16. Eric Thompson Eric Thompson Actor, Song of the Wave
17. Ruth Clifford Ruth Clifford Actress, Wagon Master Leading lady in Hollywood silents from the 20's; later a character actress in occasional talkies.
18. Martha Mansfield Martha Mansfield Actress, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Stunning silent screen actress Martha Mansfield was a musical comedy star in New York City by the time she entered films in 1916 for Max Linder. Before long she advanced to second leads in features, including the role of Millicent Carew in the John Barrymore starrer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, which to this day remains her best known...
19. Earl Bellamy Earl Bellamy Director, Seven Alone Directed more than 1,600 episodes of television. Graduated from Hollywood High School in 1935 and got a job as a messenger at Columbia Studios, working his way up to second assistant director by 1939. Served in the U.S. Navy's photographic unit near the end of World War II.
20. Dolores Mantez Dolores Mantez Actress, The Cat with Ten Lives
21. Philip Sterling Philip Sterling Actor, Guiding Light
22. Ted Sorel Ted Sorel Actor, Guiding Light
23. Terence Rattigan Terence Rattigan Writer, Separate Tables Terence Mervyn Rattigan was born on June 10, 1911, in London, the son of a career diplomat and serial philanderer whose indiscretions resulted in his being cashiered by the Foreign Office. As a member of the lower upper-middle class in the inter-war period, the young Rattigan received a first-rate education at Harrow and Trinity College...
24. Verna Fields Verna Fields Sound Department, El Cid
25. Allen Joseph Allen Joseph Actor, Eraserhead
26. Fritz Rasp Fritz Rasp Actor, Metropolis Fritz Heinrich Rasp was the thirteenth child of a county surveyor. He was schooled from 1908-1909 at the Theaterschule Otto Königin in Munich where, due to a speech impediment, Rasp developed a Frankish dialect. Rasp debuted on the stage in 1909, as Amandus in Max Halbe's "Skandalstück Jugend" as the Münchner Schauspielhaus...
27. Guy Debord Guy Debord Writer, The Society of the Spectacle
28. Jean Kent Jean Kent Actress, The Browning Version Vivacious, hazel-eyed, strawberry-haired Jean Kent was a popular star of British films in the 1940's and early 50's. The daughter of variety performers Norman Field and Nina Norre, she was convent-educated. By the age of ten, she accompanied her mother on tour, then spent several years in the chorus line at London's Windmill Theatre in the West End...
29. Sarina C. Grant Sarina C. Grant Actress, Candyman
30. Glyn Dearman Glyn Dearman Actor, A Christmas Carol
31. Til Kiwe Til Kiwe Actor, The Great Escape Til Kiwe did in real life what several actors played in The Great Escape. Kiwe was a German paratrooper officer, captured in North Africa in 1943, who made several escape attempts from an American POW camp in Colorado. Once, having dyed his uniform with brown vegetable juice, he made it as far as St Louis by train before being recaptured...
32. Françoise Prévost Françoise Prévost Actress, Spirits of the Dead
33. Adrian Morris Adrian Morris Actor, The Grapes of Wrath
34. Charles Cane Charles Cane Actor, The Killing
35. Lester Sharpe Lester Sharpe Actor, Hangmen Also Die!
36. Yuriy Yakovlev Yuriy Yakovlev Actor, Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future Yuri Yakovlev is a popular Russian actor best known for his roles in Soviet comedies 'Ironiya sydby', Ivan Vasilevich', and Kin-dza-dza!. He was born Yuri Vasilevich Yakovlev on April 25, 1928, in Moscow, Soviet Union. His father, Vasili Vasilevich Yakovlev, was a layer, and his mother, Olga Mikhailovna Ivanova...
37. Paul Crouch Paul Crouch Self, Episode dated 30 July 2013 Flamboyant televangelist Paul Crouch first gained notoriety as the founder of the "Trinity Broadcasting Network" (TBN), an evangelical/charismatic Christian television network, on which he and his wife, Jan Crouch, had their own religious (but very controversial among conservative evangelicals) talk show called Praise the Lord...
38. Compton MacKenzie Compton MacKenzie Writer, Whisky Galore
39. Herbert L. Strock Herbert L. Strock Director, The Crawling Hand Boston-born Herbert Strock's introduction to the movie business was as director of the Fox Newsreel crew, visiting Hollywood stars in their homes. After serving with the Ordnance Motion Picture Division, he found employment as an editor at MGM and later moved into the infant medium of TV, producing and directing The Cases of Eddie Drake...
40. Fred F. Sears Fred F. Sears Director, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers A graduate of Boston College, Fred F. Sears got his show-business start in regional theater, where he was an actor, director and producer. He started "little theater" groups and was a drama instructor at Southwestern University when Columbia Pictures hired him as a dialogue director. He also worked in front of the cameras...
41. Menashe Warshavsky Menashe Warshavsky Actor, Lemon Popsicle
42. Simone Silva Simone Silva Actress, The Shadow Man Simone Silva was born to French-Italian parents in Cairo as Simone de Bouillard. She was known mainly in England, where the great majority of her films were produced, as an actress of B-movies, who usually played supporting roles and bit parts.This mostly forgotten actress in some ways was more bright in life than in her very short career...
43. Carlos Hugo Christensen Carlos Hugo Christensen Director, A Intrusa Born in Santiago del Estero, Argentina in 1914, Carlos Hugo Christensen is considered one of the most prolific filmmakers in Latin American history. A pioneer in the film industry, his love of literature combined with a forward-thinking attitude towards sexuality, resulted in a unique point of view...
44. Beniamino Gigli Beniamino Gigli Soundtrack, The Addams Family Beniamino Gigli was born in Recanati, Italy, on March 20, 1890, into a poor family. He possessed a fine singing voice and, after struggling to make a living for many years, he eventually made his operatic debut as a tenor on October 15, 1914, appearing in "La Giaconda" in Rovigo, Italy. Over the following years his reputation and stature grew...
45. Kitty Yung Kitty Yung Actress, Private Film 13: Virgin Treasures 2
46. Joni Richards Joni Richards Thanks, Saying Goodbye
47. Ahmet Ulucay Ahmet Ulucay Director, Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds
48. William Roerick William Roerick Actor, Guiding Light
49. Anthony Dutton Anthony Dutton Actor, Firelight
50. Ulrich Wildgruber Ulrich Wildgruber Actor, The Inheritors
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