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1. Paul Walker Paul Walker Actor, The Fast and the Furious Paul Walker was an American actor. Walker began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel. Walker gained prominence with breakout roles in coming of age and teen films such as She's All That and Varsity Blues. In 2001, Walker gained...
2. Zeppo Marx Zeppo Marx Actor, Duck Soup The youngest of The Marx Brothers, Zeppo was put into the role of the straight man after his brother Gummo left the act. Zeppo also acted as an understudy to all three of his brothers, and he has been said to have played Grouchos part better than Groucho himself. After playing small parts in the first five Marx Brothers movies...
3. Lionel Stander Lionel Stander Actor, Hart to Hart 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...
4. Ernst Lubitsch Ernst Lubitsch Director, The Shop Around the Corner 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. Michael Witney Michael Witney Actor, Darling Lili
6. 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...
7. Jean Parker Jean Parker Actress, The Flying Deuces Jean Parker was born Lois Mae Green in Deer Lodge, MT, 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. Jean was an accomplished gymnast and dancer...
8. Chris Rebello Chris Rebello Actor, Jaws
9. Robert H. Harris Robert H. Harris Actor, How to Make a Monster
10. 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...
11. Paul Naschy Paul Naschy Actor, Count Dracula's Great Love 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...
12. Jean Kent Jean Kent Actress, The Browning Version The beautiful Jean Kent was the only child of variety performers Norman Field and Nina Norre in Brixton, London. She began as a dancer on stage in 1931 at the of 10. In 1934 using the name Jane Carr she appeared as a chorus girl at the Windmill theatre in London's West End. In the mid 1940's she began...
13. Philip Sterling Philip Sterling Actor, Guiding Light
14. Glyn Dearman Glyn Dearman Actor, A Christmas Carol
15. Kitty Yung Kitty Yung Actress, Private Film 13: Virgin Treasures 2
16. Evel Knievel Evel Knievel Self, Viva Knievel!
17. Dolores Mantez Dolores Mantez Actress, UFO
18. Ruth Clifford Ruth Clifford Actress, Wagon Master American actress, originally of leading roles, whose career lasted from silent days into the television era. A native of Rhode Island, she attended St. Mary's Seminary in Narragansett, Rhode Island, then, following her mother's death in 1911, came to Los Angeles as a teenager to live with her actress aunt...
19. Eric Thompson Eric Thompson Actor, The Magic Ball
20. Ted Sorel Ted Sorel Actor, Guiding Light
21. 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...
22. Bernard Newman Bernard Newman Costume Designer, Top Hat
23. Eldar Ryazanov Eldar Ryazanov Director, Sluzhebnyy roman Eldar Aleksandrovich Ryazanov was born on November 18, 1927 in Samara, Russia. He graduated with honors from the Soviet State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in 1950, as a film director. He was making documentaries for five years. In 1955 Ryazanov came to work at the Mosfilm Studios under the direction of Ivan Pyrev...
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. Earl Bellamy Earl Bellamy Director, Bachelor Father 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.
27. Sarina C. Grant Sarina C. Grant Actress, Candyman
28. Verna Fields Verna Fields Sound Department, El Cid
29. 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...
30. Bruce Yarnell Bruce Yarnell Actor, Irma la Douce
31. 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...
32. 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...
33. Allen Joseph Allen Joseph Actor, Eraserhead
34. Adrian Morris Adrian Morris Actor, The Grapes of Wrath
35. Mary Adams Mary Adams Actress, Executive Suite
36. Darryl Kavann Darryl Kavann Actor, Carry on Cabby
37. Roy Emerton Roy Emerton Actor, The Thief of Bagdad Roy Emerton was a big, brawny character actor whose scarred face and resounding deep voice made him a natural for menacing roles. One of his best and most typical was as the evil Boss McGinty in The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes.
38. Perry Henzell Perry Henzell Director, The Harder They Come
39. Joni Richards Joni Richards
40. Herbert L. Strock Herbert L. Strock Director, I Led 3 Lives 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...
41. Phil Baker Phil Baker Actor, The Gang's All Here Composer, songwriter ("Park Avenue Strut"), comedian, author and accordionist, educated in Boston schools. His first stage appearance was in a Boston amateur show. He teamed up with violinist Ed Janis, and later with Ben Bernie. He served in the US Navy during World War I, and then worked in vaudeville...
42. John Barton John Barton Actor, To Kill a Mockingbird
43. 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...
44. Darby Jones Darby Jones Actor, I Walked with a Zombie
45. Françoise Prévost Françoise Prévost Actress, Spirits of the Dead
46. Steve Shagan Steve Shagan Writer, Primal Fear
47. Minas Hatzisavvas Minas Hatzisavvas Actor, O vasilias
48. Kathy Acker Kathy Acker Writer, Variety
49. Guy Debord Guy Debord Writer, La société du spectacle
50. Ahmet Uluçay Ahmet Uluçay Director, Karpuz kabugundan gemiler yapmak
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