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1. 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...
2. Sheree North Sheree North Actress, The Shootist
3. Dominique Dunne Dominique Dunne Actress, Poltergeist Dominique Dunne was born to a life of privilege in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Ellen Beatriz (Griffin) Dunne and Dominick Dunne, a producer, actor, and writer. Actor Griffin Dunne is her brother. After her parents' divorce, she moved first to New York, and then to a posh home in Beverly Hills...
4. Jacques Tati Jacques Tati Writer, Monsieur 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...
5. Melissa Mathison Melissa Mathison Writer, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
6. Merie Earle Merie Earle Actress, Fatso
7. Michelle Nicastro Michelle Nicastro Actress, Santa Barbara
8. Paul Eddington Paul Eddington Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood 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...
9. Sheila Ryan Sheila Ryan Actress, Railroaded!
10. 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. She 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...
11. 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...
12. Richard Schaal Richard Schaal Actor, Slaughterhouse-Five
13. Antonio Margheriti Antonio Margheriti Director, Yor, the Hunter from the Future
14. Audrey Williams Audrey Williams Composer, Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar
15. Theadora Van Runkle Theadora Van Runkle Costume Designer, The Godfather: Part II
16. 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...
17. Andrew Rooney Andrew Rooney Writer, 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...
18. June Thorburn June Thorburn Actress, Tom Thumb
19. 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...
20. Talfryn Thomas Talfryn Thomas Actor, The Battle of Billy's Pond
21. 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...
22. Gustav Gustafson Gustav Gustafson Art Department, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
23. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Soundtrack, American Gangster
24. 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...
25. 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")...
26. Sandy Roth Sandy Roth Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Steamboat Bill, Jr.
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. Sam Zimbalist Sam Zimbalist Producer, Ben-Hur
29. Carol Sobieski Carol Sobieski Writer, Fried Green Tomatoes
30. Davison Clark Davison Clark Actor, The Scarlet Empress
31. Ralph Marrero Ralph Marrero Actor, Day of the Dead
32. Scott Elliott Scott Elliott Actor, He Promised to Return
33. Maureen Crombie Maureen Crombie Actress, The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery Maureen Crombie was born on the 6th January 1943 as Maureen Blott. She graduated from RADA in 1962 and went straight into the play 'Believe it or Not' at a theatre in Coventry. Then into films where on the set of 'Joey Boy' she met 'Steptoe and Son' actor Harry H Corbett whom she later married. They had two children together...
34. James P. Hogan James P. Hogan Director, Bulldog Drummond Escapes
35. Yvonne Horner Yvonne Horner Actress, One Million Years B.C.
36. Marti Caine Marti Caine Writer, The Marti Caine Show 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...
37. Richard Hooker Richard Hooker Writer, MASH U.S. Army physician who recounted his experiences during the Korean War in his 1968 novel "M*A*S*H", and two sequels.
38. Hans von Borsody Hans von Borsody Actor, A Bridge Too Far
39. Tim Wade Tim Wade Actor, The Black Gestapo
40. Belle Bennett Belle Bennett Actress, The Iron Mask
41. Betty Balfour Betty Balfour Actress, Champagne
42. Stephen Soldi Stephen Soldi Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives
43. Francisco Day Francisco Day Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Ten Commandments Francisco "Chico" Day, brother of actor Gilbert Roland, was the first Mexican-American to become a member of the Directors Guild of America, and was honored as such in 1995 by the DGA Latino Committee. Being bilingual, he was often the First Assistant Director or Production Manager of choice for big Hollywood studio films shooting on location in Mexico...
44. Harry Bernard Harry Bernard Actor, Saps at Sea
45. Julien Mitchell Julien Mitchell Actor, The Sea Hawk
46. Norman Walker Norman Walker Director, The Great Mr. Handel
47. 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...
48. Norman Ferguson Norman Ferguson Animation Department, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
49. Enza Giovine Enza Giovine Actress, Senza pietà
50. Skip Martin Skip Martin Actor, The Masque of the Red Death Skip Martin was an excellent and underrated British actor who only acted in a handful of movies and TV shows throughout his regrettably sporadic career. He was born as Derek George Horowitz on March 28, 1928 in Sydenham, London, England. Martin made his film debut in Otto Preminger's historical drama "Saint Joan." He was frequently cast in horror pictures...
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