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1. Jill Clayburgh Jill Clayburgh Actress, Bridesmaids It came as no surprise to film aficionados when, in 1999, Entertainment Weekly named Jill Clayburgh on its list of Hollywood's 25 Greatest Actresses. For decades, she delivered stellar performances in a wide variety of roles. Jill Clayburgh was born in 1944 in New York City, into a wealthy family, the daughter of Julia Louise (Dorr)...
2. Fred MacMurray Fred MacMurray Actor, My Three Sons Fred MacMurray was likely the most underrated actor of his generation. True, his earliest work is mostly dismissed as pedestrian, but no other actor working in the 1940s and 50s was able to score so supremely whenever cast against type. Frederick Martin MacMurray was born in Kankakee, Illinois, to Maleta Martin and Frederick MacMurray...
3. Ward Bond Ward Bond Actor, Wagon Train Gruff, burly American character actor. Born in 1903 in Benkelman, Nebraska (confirmed by Social Security records; sources stating 1905 or Denver, Colorado are in error.) Bond grew up in Denver, the son of a lumberyard worker. He attended the University of Southern California, where he got work as an...
4. Reginald Owen Reginald Owen Actor, Mary Poppins Born August 5th, 1887 in England, Reginald Owen was probably Hollywood's busiest character actor - making more than 80 films. He was educated in England at Sir Herbert Tree's Academy of Dramatic Arts. Owen excelled and made his professional debut also in England at the age of 18. He came to New York in the early 1920s and started working on Broadway by 1924...
5. Stafford Repp Stafford Repp Actor, Batman
6. Michael Higgins Michael Higgins Actor, State and Main
7. Paul Engle Paul Engle Actor, The Persuader Paul Martin Engle was born on February 20, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA. As a child actor he is known for The Lone Ranger - four appearances (1955-57), The Persuader (1957), and Gunsmoke (1958). He appeared in fifty different roles between the ages of seven and fourteen. His final acting credits were three 1962 appearances on the TV series, Hazel.
8. Lloyd Corrigan Lloyd Corrigan Actor, The Manchurian Candidate
9. Dorothy Fay Dorothy Fay Actress, The Stranger from Arizona
10. George M. Cohan George M. Cohan Soundtrack, Little Miss Sunshine Composer, librettist, actor, dancer, dramatist, author, director, and producer born in Providence, Rhode Island. He began in vaudeville as a child in his family's act, the Four Cohans, and was writing for the act by the age of 15. As an actor he is remembered in such roles as the father in O'Neill's Ah...
11. Mack Sennett Mack Sennett Producer, Tillie's Punctured Romance Mack Sennett was born Michael Sinnott on January 17, 1880 in Danville, Quebec, Canada, to Irish immigrant farmers. When he was 17, his parents moved the family to East Berlin, Connecticut, and he became a laborer at American Iron Works, a job he continued when they moved to Northampton, Massachusetts...
12. Roy Boulting Roy Boulting Director, Man in a Cocked Hat
13. Georges Franju Georges Franju Director, Les yeux sans visage Georges Franju is a figure of immense importance in the history of French cinema, not primarily for his films (exceptional though many of these are) but for being the co-founder, with Henri Langlois, of the Cinematheque Française in 1937--France's most famous and important film archive. He worked primarily as a film archivist until 1949...
14. Denis O'Dea Denis O'Dea Actor, Niagara
15. William Watson William Watson Actor, In the Heat of the Night
16. John Gallaudet John Gallaudet Actor, In Cold Blood
17. Johnny Horton Johnny Horton Soundtrack, North to Alaska Johnny Horton was born in Los Angeles, but at an early age he moved with his sharecropping parents to Tyler, Texas, where he grew up. Fishing was an early interest in life and he traveled to Alaska to seek employment in this capacity, but after returning to Texas he took up singing. His singing career began in 1950 in Pasadena...
18. Vernon Dent Vernon Dent Actor, Malice in the Palace Vernon Dent was born on February 16, 1895 in San Jose, California and educated there and in Oakland, California. Before entering motion pictures in 1919, he was an accomplished song writer. He entered movies (it is believed) in the Hank Mann Comedies for Arrow in 1919. From there Dent did a short series of one reel "Folly Comedies" for the independent Pacific Film Company in 1921-22...
19. James Goldstone James Goldstone Director, Rollercoaster
20. Michael Bilton Michael Bilton Actor, Waiting for God
21. Ritch Brinkley Ritch Brinkley Actor, Breakdown
22. Robert Ayres Robert Ayres Actor, A Night to Remember
23. B.R. Chopra B.R. Chopra Producer, Mahabharat One of India's most respected film personalities, Baldev Raj Chopra (better known as B.R. Chopra) has been an architect of what is now known as the golden era of the Bollywood industry. Having converted offbeat stories into immortal classics like Waqt and Naya Daur, he commands high regard in the world film fraternity...
24. Sid McCoy Sid McCoy Actor, Medium Cool
25. John Breckinridge John Breckinridge Actor, Plan 9 from Outer Space John Breckinridge was born August 6, 1903 into a wealthy family and descended from former U.S. Vice President John C. Breckinridge. He got the role of the Ruler in Plan 9 from Outer Space because he was a house guest of Paul Marco at the time the film was shooting, as was David De Mering, who played copilot Danny...
26. Anna Henkel-Grönemeyer Anna Henkel-Grönemeyer Actress, 1900
27. Eamonn Andrews Eamonn Andrews Self, This Is Your Life
28. Leonardo Favio Leonardo Favio Actor, Crónica de un niño solo
29. Momoko Kôchi Momoko Kôchi Actress, Gojira Discovered, along with actors Akira Takarada and Yu Fujiki, in Toho's sixth annual New Face Contest in 1953, Momoko Kochi was immediately cast in her first film, A WOMAN'S HEART RELEASED. Two pictures with Toho's veteran director Kajiro Yamamoto followed the next year. It was probably in his mentor...
30. Choderlos de Laclos Choderlos de Laclos Writer, Cruel Intentions
31. George Barris George Barris Miscellaneous Crew, Knight Rider George Barris was born in Chicago in the mid twenties. In 1928, he and his older brother Sam moved to Roseville, California with relatives after their parents died. George pursued a passion for building scratch-built aircraft models which led to model cars. The brothers interest in cars intensified...
32. Rehman Rehman Actor, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam Rehman Khan was born in Lahore, British India on June 23, 1923 in a Pathan family believed to be the descendants of Afghanistan's King Amanuallah. His family subsequently re-located to Jabalpur where he attended the Robinson College. After completing college he joined the Indian Air Force as a Pilot...
33. Link Wray Link Wray Soundtrack, Pulp Fiction Rock'n'roll musician Link Wray reigns supreme as one of the best, most important, influential, and innovative guitarists to emerge from the 1950's. Wray was the creator of the power-chord and was one of the first musicians to experiment with both distortion and the burning fuzz-tone guitar sound in his instrumental recordings; his harsh and raw...
34. Annette Kellerman Annette Kellerman Actress, A Daughter of the Gods
35. Bobby Hatfield Bobby Hatfield Self, Shindig! Presents the Righteous Brothers: Unchained Melody
36. Evan Chandler Evan Chandler Writer, Robin Hood: Men in Tights
37. René Goscinny René Goscinny Writer, The Twelve Tasks of Asterix
38. Andrew Bagby Andrew Bagby
39. Gordon Ramsey Gordon Ramsey Actor, Star Blazers
40. Amedeo Nazzari Amedeo Nazzari Actor, Nights of Cabiria
41. Barry Sadler Barry Sadler Soundtrack, Showtime Barry Sadler achieved national fame for his 1960s hit song, The Ballad of The Green Berets. The song was used as the theme song for the John Way film, The Green Berets. Sadler was a real-life war hero. He joined the U.S. Army and went through the grueling training to become a Green Beret. A member of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)...
42. Valerie Mamches Valerie Mamches Actress, Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things In addition to her film credits, Valerie Mamches was an accomplished stage actress having performed at Arena Stage with James Earl Jones and Ronny Cox among others. Ms. Mamches has been a coach and teacher in Los Angeles and Seattle since 1980 and has taught at UCLA Extension and CAL Arts among other locations...
43. Ion Teodorescu Ion Teodorescu Actor, Foul Play
44. Paul Norris Paul Norris Writer, Young Justice
45. Guy Lombardo Guy Lombardo Soundtrack, The Green Mile
46. Jimmie Davis Jimmie Davis Soundtrack, O Brother, Where Art Thou? American politician and songwriter who appeared in a number of films. Davis was born in the now-nonexistent town of Beech Springs, Louisiana, the son of sharecroppers. He and his ten siblings lived in dire poverty, but Davis paid his way through Louisiana College and Louisiana State University as a street musician...
47. Olympe Bradna Olympe Bradna Actress, Souls at Sea Brunette leading lady, signed by Paramount in 1936. She was introduced with a famous publicity campaign, which instructed prospective American audiences to pronounce her first name 'O-lamp'. She was born backstage, in between a matinée and evening performance to vaudevillians Joseph and Jeanne Bradna...
48. Texas Guinan Texas Guinan Actress, The Gun Woman It's hard to be very specific about any dates or events early in the life of Texas Guinan. She loved publicity and frequently improvised facts about herself when she felt they made better stories than the truth. She was born in Waco, Texas, but likely not on a ranch as she often claimed. She was active in vaudeville and theater...
49. Herbert Berghof Herbert Berghof Actor, Harry and Tonto
50. John Fowles John Fowles Writer, The French Lieutenant's Woman
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