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1. Michael Crichton Michael Crichton Writer, Twister 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. 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...
3. Sheree North Sheree North Actress, Breakout
4. Melissa Mathison Melissa Mathison Writer, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
5. 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...
6. Michelle Nicastro Michelle Nicastro Actress, When Harry Met Sally...
7. Regina Carrol Regina Carrol Actress, Satan's Sadists 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...
8. Paul Eddington Paul Eddington Actor, Yes, Prime Minister 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. 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...
10. Andrew Rooney Andrew Rooney Writer, Of Black America 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...
11. Richard Schaal Richard Schaal Actor, Mary Tyler Moore
12. Sheila Ryan Sheila Ryan Actress, The Lone Wolf in Mexico
13. Isabel Granada Isabel Granada Actress, Ligaya ang itawag mo sa akin
14. 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...
15. Antonio Margheriti Antonio Margheriti Director, Yor, the Hunter from the Future
16. June Thorburn June Thorburn Actress, The Pickwick Papers
17. Yvonne Horner Yvonne Horner Actress, One Million Years B.C.
18. Audrey Williams Audrey Williams Composer, Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar
19. Maureen Crombie Maureen Crombie Actress, Dr. Finlay's Casebook 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...
20. Peter Viertel Peter Viertel Writer, Saboteur 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...
21. Hans von Borsody Hans von Borsody Actor, A Bridge Too Far
22. Talfryn Thomas Talfryn Thomas Actor, St. Ives
23. James Edmond James Edmond Actor, Black Christmas
24. Merie Earle Merie Earle Actress, Fatso
25. Carol Sobieski Carol Sobieski Writer, Fried Green Tomatoes
26. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Soundtrack, Enemy of the State
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. 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...
30. Belle Bennett Belle Bennett Actress, Flesh and Spirit
31. Kuniko Miyake Kuniko Miyake Actress, Tokyo Story
32. Marti Caine Marti Caine Actress, Family Fortunes 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...
33. Gloria Fallon Gloria Fallon Thanks, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
34. 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...
35. Ralph Marrero Ralph Marrero Actor, Day of the Dead
36. Fred 'Sonic' Smith Fred 'Sonic' Smith Soundtrack, Almost Famous
37. 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...
38. Gustav Gustafson Gustav Gustafson Art Department, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
39. Noel Langley Noel Langley Writer, The Wizard of Oz
40. Skip Martin Skip Martin Actor, Vampire Circus 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...
41. Theadora Van Runkle Theadora Van Runkle Costume Designer, Bonnie and Clyde
42. Line Noro Line Noro Actress, I Accuse
43. Dudley Simpson Dudley Simpson Music Department, Doctor Who Dudley Simpson was one of Australia's most accomplished musical exports. He learned piano as a child before serving in the Second World War in New Guinea. He then studied orchestration and composition at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. He became an assistant conductor and pianist at the Borovansky Ballet...
44. Kostas Tsakonas Kostas Tsakonas Actor, Oi pontioi Kostas Tsakonas was born in Athens (1943) and went to Leonidas Trivizas Drama School and Beaki School. His first on screen appearance was on a short film by Kostas Zirinis. A great comedy actor mostly for his work in 80s and 90s greek VHS movies. Greatly loved among the greek people for his genuine humor.
45. Graham Payn Graham Payn Actor, The Italian Job
46. 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...
47. Betty Balfour Betty Balfour Actress, Champagne
48. Rufus Collins Rufus Collins Actor, Shock Treatment
49. Norman Ferguson Norman Ferguson Director, Dumbo
50. Tristram Jellinek Tristram Jellinek Actor, Top Secret! Tristram Jellinek, actor; born August 28, 1933, died November 4, 1995. Born in London to a father of Czech origin and an English mother, he was brought up mainly in the home counties, and after two years' service with the RAF won a scholarship to RADA. His first jobs were in repertory in Harrogate and Eastbourne and he later appeared in a variety of plays at Richmond...
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