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1. Dominique Dunne Dominique Dunne Actress, Poltergeist Dominique Dunne was born to a life of privilege in Santa Monica. After her parents' divorce, she moved first to New York, and then to a posh home in Beverly Hills. Upon graduation from high school, Dominique went to the University of Colorado to study acting, leaving after one year to pursue her career...
2. Michael Crichton Michael Crichton Writer, Jurassic Park Michael Crichton was born in Chicago, Illinois, but grew up in Roslyn, New York. His father was a journalist and encouraged him to write and to type. Michael gave up studying English at Harvard University, having become disillusioned with the teaching standards--the final straw came when he submitted...
3. Jacques Tati Jacques Tati Actor, Mr. Hulot's Holiday The comic genius Jacques Tati was born Taticheff, descended from a noble Russian family. His grandfather, Count Dimitri, had been a general in the Imperial Army and had served as military attaché to the Russian Embassy in Paris. His father, Emmanuel Taticheff, was a well-to-do picture framer who conducted his business in the fashionable Rue de Castellane and had taken a Dutch-Italian woman...
4. Michelle Nicastro Michelle Nicastro Actress, When Harry Met Sally...
5. Sheree North Sheree North Actress, The Shootist
6. Paul Eddington Paul Eddington Actor, Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage Paul Eddington was a tall, debonair actor who achieved international success in the 1970s with Good Neighbors, a popular television series about a young couple farming their backyard in a London suburb. He played the supporting role of neighbor Jerry Leadbetter. It was the hit comedy series Yes Minister...
7. Leigh Chapman Leigh Chapman Writer, The Octagon Leigh Chapman was born Rosa Lee Chapman on March 29, 1939 in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Following graduation from Winthrop College in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Chapman moved to Los Angeles, California in the early 1960's. Her first job was working as a secretary at the William Morris Agency. Leigh acted in a few TV shows...
8. Richard Schaal Richard Schaal Actor, The Cube
9. Ken Gampu Ken Gampu Actor, The Gods Must Be Crazy Ken Gampu was one of the first black South Africans to be featured in Hollywood films, working alongside such stars as Edward G. Robinson and Burt Lancaster. A former schoolteacher, law clerk and interpreter, he spoke seven native dialects in addition to English and Afrikaans. Discovered by playwright Athol Fugard...
10. Antonio Margheriti Antonio Margheriti Director, Yor, the Hunter from the Future
11. June Thorburn June Thorburn Actress, tom thumb
12. Cynthia Myers Cynthia Myers Actress, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls Gorgeous and voluptuous 5'3" brunette knockout Cynthia Jeanette Myers was born on September 12, 1950 in Toledo, Ohio. Cynthia was raised by her mother Mary, her grandparents, and various aunts and uncles after her father was killed in a car accident when she was four years old. She had two siblings: sister Tana and brother Lance...
13. Merie Earle Merie Earle Actress, Fatso
14. Andrew Rooney Andrew Rooney Self, 60 Minutes Andy Rooney grew up in Albany and attended The Albany University and Colgate Academy. In 1941, at the age of 22 he was drafted into the Army and was posted to London. There he began writing for Stars and Stripes, the US armed forces newspaper and later in the war he became one of the first US journalists to report on the Nazi concentration camps...
15. Peter Viertel Peter Viertel Writer, White Hunter Black Heart Peter Viertel, a WWII veteran whose first novel was published to glowing reviews when he was only 18, was born of parents of the European intelligentsia, refugees from Adolf Hitler's Europe. Brought up in Hollywood, in a household where Greta Garbo (his mother's closest friend), Bertolt Brecht Thomas Mann...
16. Sheila Ryan Sheila Ryan Actress, Railroaded!
17. Eddie Egan Eddie Egan Actor, The French Connection Mr. Egan was the tough-talking New York City police officer whose exploits inspired the Academy Award winning film The French Connection. With partner Sonny Grosso, he managed a 112-pound heroin bust in 1962, one of the biggest in New York's history. Mr. Egan was nicknamed 'Popeye' and was played in The French Connection by Gene Hackman...
18. Carol Sobieski Carol Sobieski Writer, Fried Green Tomatoes
19. Talfryn Thomas Talfryn Thomas Actor, Spearhead from Space: Episode 1
20. Regina Carrol Regina Carrol Actress, Dracula vs. Frankenstein Buxom, lively and attractive blonde bombshell Regina Carrol was a dancer, singer and actress who achieved her greatest enduring cult popularity by appearing in a handful of entertainingly trashy drive-in exploitation features directed by her filmmaker husband Al Adamson. She was born as Regina Gelfan on May 2...
21. Sam Zimbalist Sam Zimbalist Producer, Ben-Hur
22. Yvonne Horner Yvonne Horner Actress, One Million Years B.C.
23. Gustav Gustafson Gustav Gustafson Art Department, Hush
24. Whitney Bolton Whitney Bolton Writer, If I Had a Million
25. David Tree David Tree Actor, Don't Look Now British actor David Tree was a promising talent who came from prime theatre stock as the son of drama critic Alan Leonard Romaine Parsons and stage actress Viola Tree. His mother, in turn, was the daughter of one of England's most heralded classical stage actors of the late 19th century and early 20th century...
26. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Soundtrack, American Gangster
27. Gabriel Fauré Gabriel Fauré Soundtrack, 28 Days Later... Gabriel-Urbian Faure was born May 12, 1845, in Pamires, Mid-Pyrenees, France. He was the youngest of 6 children born to Toussaint and Marie Faure. From the age of 9 he studied piano and organ with Camille Saint-Saëns at the Ecole Niedermeyer. Saint-Saene encouraged young Faure to play piano music by Franz Liszt...
28. Walter Szurovy Walter Szurovy Actor, To Have and Have Not Austrian-born Walter Szurovy began his acting career on the Vienna stage, and played in Karlsbad, Iglau, Maehrisch Ostrau and in 1937 at the Theater in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He appeared in various European films: Not a Word About Love (Czech; German title "Kein Wort von Liebe"), Life's Mirror (German; US title "Life's Mirror")...
29. Theadora Van Runkle Theadora Van Runkle Costume Designer, The Godfather: Part II
30. Carol Rubin Carol Rubin Producer, The Old Curiosity Shop
31. Belle Bennett Belle Bennett Actress, The Iron Mask
32. Richard Hooker Richard Hooker Writer, MASH Received a partial scholarship to prep school, graduating from the prestigious Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey (class of 1941). Was not all that interested in selling the M*A*S*H rights to make the movie or the TV series, but a fellow Peddie School alumnus (movie producer Howard W. Koch, class of 1933...
33. Sarah Watt Sarah Watt Director, Look Both Ways
34. Ray Huffine Ray Huffine Animation Department, Cinderella
35. David Shaber David Shaber Writer, The Warriors David Shaber taught advanced screenwriting at Columbia University's School of the Arts during the nineties. He had the rare gift of being able to translate his professional experience into a coherent university course - most of the other professors at Columbia at the time were either too academic, or were simply telling stories from their field experience...
36. Noel Langley Noel Langley Writer, The Wizard of Oz
37. Norman Ferguson Norman Ferguson Animation Department, Fantasia
38. Fred 'Sonic' Smith Fred 'Sonic' Smith Soundtrack, Almost Famous
39. Hans von Borsody Hans von Borsody Actor, A Bridge Too Far
40. Tristram Jellinek Tristram Jellinek Actor, Top Secret!
41. Graham Payn Graham Payn Actor, The Italian Job
42. Carlos Imperial Carlos Imperial Soundtrack, City of God
43. Rufus Collins Rufus Collins Actor, The Hunger
44. Sparky Anderson Sparky Anderson Self, Game 4 Manager of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds from 1972 to 1978. Team was known as the Big Red Machine and included such superstar players as Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Tony Perez, and Joe Morgan. Anderson guided the Reds to four World Series appearances in his tenure, winning the world championship in 1975 and 1976...
45. Marti Caine Marti Caine Self, Episode #5.5 Britain's clown queen of comedy during the 1980s, Marti Caine's brand of humour combined an appealing dizziness with an endearing vunerability. Often compared to America's Phyllis Diller, she paved the way for women working in British light entertainment, both in nightclubs and in television. Born Lynn Shepherd in Sheffield...
46. José Luis Sáenz de Heredia José Luis Sáenz de Heredia Writer, Historias de la radio
47. Jack Littlefield Jack Littlefield Actor, Bum's Rush
48. Harry Bernard Harry Bernard Actor, Saps at Sea
49. Catherine Kilzer Catherine Kilzer Actress, The Coventry Mystery Cycle: Part Three
50. Maurice Brierre Maurice Brierre Actor, Casablanca
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