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1. Steve McQueen Steve McQueen Actor, The Great Escape Steve McQueen was an American actor. Called "The King of Cool", his "anti-hero" persona, developed at the height of the counterculture of the 1960s, made him a top box-office draw of the 1960s and 1970s. McQueen received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Sand Pebbles. His other popular films include The Cincinnati Kid...
2. Howard Keel Howard Keel Actor, Dallas He was the Errol Flynn and Clark Gable of "golden age" movie musicals back in the 1950s. With a barrel-chested swagger and cocky, confident air, not to mention his lusty handsomeness and obvious athleticism, 6'4" brawny baritone Howard Keel had MGM's loveliest songbirds swooning helplessly for over a decade in what were some of the finest musical films ever produced...
3. Victor McLaglen Victor McLaglen Actor, The Quiet Man Rambunctious British leading man (contrary to popular belief, he was of Scottish ancestry, not Irish) and later character actor primarily in American films, Victor McLaglen was a vital presence in a number of great motion pictures, especially those of director John Ford. McLaglen (pronounced Muh-clog-len...
4. Charles Aidman Charles Aidman Actor, Kotch Actor, author, director and composer, educated at Indiana University and the Neighborhood Playhouse. His New York off-Broadway stage work included parts in "Career", "The Cretan Woman", and others. He conceived, directed and acted in "Spoon River Anthology". Joining ASCAP in 1963, he collaborated with Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn in the songs "Spoon River" and "I Am, I Am".
5. Gunnar Hansen Gunnar Hansen Actor, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre He was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and moved to the United States at the age of 5. Gunnar lived in Maine till he was 11, then his family moved to Texas, where he went to high school and then the University of Texas. He majored in English and mathematics and then went to graduate school in Scandinavian Studies and English...
6. Jack Kelly Jack Kelly Actor, Maverick Jack Kelly started acting at age two, modeling in soap ads and garnering a lifetime supply of soap for his pay. Jack continued to model until the age of nine when he appeared in his first play with Hope Emerson called "Swing Your Lady". Broadway shows and radio followed until his family moved to California in 1938...
7. Paul Mantee Paul Mantee Actor, Robinson Crusoe on Mars Born in San Francisco, Paul Mantee started "pretending" when he was very young, playing at being people like Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney. He toiled anonymously in the Hollywood vineyards for several years; it was this initial lack of success that worked in his favor when "an unfamiliar face" was sought for Robinson Crusoe on Mars...
8. Dwight Frye Dwight Frye Actor, Dracula An extremely versatile character actor and originator of several memorable characterizations in the horror film genre, Dwight Frye had a notable theatrical career in the 1920s, moving from juvenile parts to leads before entering film. A favorite actor of Broadway theatrical producer-director Brock Pemberton...
9. Alan Hewitt Alan Hewitt Actor, Days of Wine and Roses
10. Carleton Young Carleton Young Actor, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance American character actor noted for his deep, rich voice. Young made his Broadway debut in the early 1930s, appearing in such plays as "Page Pygmalion", "The Man Who Reclaimed His Head", "Late Wisdom" and "Yesterday's Orchids". Moving to Hollywood in 1936, he began getting small film roles and soon graduated to frequent appearances in B-Westerns and serials...
11. Joe Frazier Joe Frazier Self, Rocky
12. Rodolfo Acosta Rodolfo Acosta Actor, Hondo Mexican character actor Rodolfo Acosta (born Rodolfo Acosta Pérez) achieved his greatest success in the US, primarily as a villain in westerns. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and married Jeanine Cohen, a woman he met in Casablanca during the North African campaign. (She later filed for divorce as a result of his affair with actress Ann Sheridan in the 1950s.) After the war...
13. Joe Maross Joe Maross Actor, Elmer Gantry
14. Peg Phillips Peg Phillips Actress, Northern Exposure Margaret "Peg" Phillips was a retired accountant when she began taking acting classes at age 65. In 1990 she was cast in the role of Ruth-Anne Miller, the shop keeper in the series Northern Exposure. The role was supposed to be only intermittent, but Peg's portrayal won the hearts of viewers, and Ruth-Anne became a regular role...
15. Tod Andrews Tod Andrews Actor, The Gray Ghost
16. George Mathews George Mathews Actor, The Man with the Golden Arm Burly, craggy-faced tough guy actor George Mathews was brought up in Manhattan and educated in Brooklyn. He had an extensive career on stage, which began in the early 1930s, after he failed to get a job with the US Post Office. Instead, he joined the WPA (Works Progress Administration) Theatre Program...
17. Delle Chatman Delle Chatman Writer, Free of Eden Delle Chatman was born on November 19, 1951 in Virginia. Among her many talents, she was an author, TV screenwriter, educator, filmmaker, and photographer. Her television writing credits include 1998's Free of Eden and 1989's Runaway. She died following a long battle with ovarian cancer at her home in Edgewater on November 7, 2006.
18. Andrea True Andrea True Actress, Little Orphan Sammy Nashville-born Andrea True moved to New York to become an actress sometime in the early 1960s. After managing to get a few jobs as an extra (in The Way We Were and_40 Carats (1973)_, among others), she embarked on a career as a porn actress and quickly became one of the best-known names in the industry...
19. Amparo Rivelles Amparo Rivelles Actress, La calle sin sol
20. Slappy White Slappy White Self, Amazon Women on the Moon
21. Vito Russo Vito Russo Actor, Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt Vito Russo was involved with many important projects in the early history of the gay and lesbian movement, and he was there fighting for change until his death from complications caused by AIDS in 1990 at the age of 44. A New York native, Russo was one of the earliest activists to study the media's...
22. Otto Wernicke Otto Wernicke Actor, M
23. Tom Clancy Tom Clancy Actor, The Killer Elite
24. Magda Kun Magda Kun Actress, Dead of Night
25. Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt Self, The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies
26. Howard Negley Howard Negley Actor, Kansas City Confidential
27. Melinda Armstrong Melinda Armstrong Actress, Bikini Summer
28. Dean Casper Dean Casper Actor, Casino
29. Nathaniel Frey Nathaniel Frey Actor, Damn Yankees!
30. Richard Yates Richard Yates Writer, Revolutionary Road
31. Brad Morrow Brad Morrow Actor, Cause for Alarm! He got his show business start at the age of two in 1944 in the Broadway play "A Member of the Wedding". His performance caught the eye of MGM, which brought him to Hollywood in 1946. He appeared in several feature films for MGM over the next five years. His formal education was squeezed in between takes at MGM's studio school...
32. Ann Dunham Ann Dunham
33. Bobby Bass Bobby Bass Stunts, Thelma & Louise
34. Walter Bacon Walter Bacon Actor, Psycho
35. Alec Mango Alec Mango Actor, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
36. Helene Thimig Helene Thimig Actress, Isle of the Dead
37. Bob Dawson Bob Dawson Actor, Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby Bob started out as a DJ as well as a radio show producer at CJOR Vancouver in the late 1970s. He worked weekend mornings at country music station CJJC Langley 1977-78. He was perhaps best known as the distinctive voice of Santa Claus on the Rafe Mair show, which ran on CKNW Vancouver, where he took calls from the children at Christmas for many years...
38. Ruth Lyons Ruth Lyons Actress, Poor Aubrey Ruth Lyons is a Cincinnati institution, known both for her work as one of the nation's premier broadcasters in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, and her charity, the Ruth Lyons Children's Fund. Ruth began her career in radio in the 1930s at Cincinnati's WKRC. She moved to WLW and WSAI in 1942 to host an afternoon...
39. Roberto Camardiel Roberto Camardiel Actor, For a Few Dollars More
40. Nida Blanca Nida Blanca Actress, Sana pag-ibig na Dorothy Acueza Jones was born Jan 6 1936, the only child of Inocencia Acueza and American national John William Jones II. She finished high school at the Adamson University and took up Pre-law at the University of Sto Tomas (UST). She has a daughter, Kay Torres, by estranged husband Victorino Torres...
41. Arthur Lovegrove Arthur Lovegrove Actor, Eye of the Needle
42. A.P. Carter A.P. Carter Soundtrack, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
43. Dilys Hamlett Dilys Hamlett Actress, Hollow Reed
44. Roy Williams Roy Williams Writer, The Three Caballeros Roy Williams, best known as "Roy" on The Mickey Mouse Club, was born Joseph Roy Williams in Colville, Washington, on July 30, 1907. His family moved to Los Angeles in 1920 after his father died and lived with his grandmother. In 1925 he was hired by the animation studio Hyperion Studios, which began his lifelong association with the legendary Walt Disney...
45. Jim Mason Jim Mason Actor, The Penalty
46. John Bay John Bay Actor, Gold
47. Shorty Rogers Shorty Rogers Composer, Occasional Wife Shorty Rogers began as a bugler with the Furriers Post of Jewish War Veterans Boy Scout drum and bugle corps in The Bronx, New York. He played with a number of big bands in the late 1940s, and arranged for Woody Herman, later going to Stan Kenton and His Orchestra. Later he formed a jazz group, The Giants, and recorded a number of albums for RCA Victor...
48. Rafael Hernández Rafael Hernández Actor, Crónicas de un pueblo Rafael Hernández was a police bike-driver when he began his career in cinema, in Manolo guardia urbano; since then (without leaving the police department), with his peculiar voice, his man-of-the-street appearance and his perennial moustache, he intervened in almost 200 films, playing bit-parts and supporting characters...
49. Camille Janclaire Camille Janclaire Actress, Three Stripes in the Sun A brilliant young actress in pre-WW II Vienna, Hanni Melvyn (her European stage name,in honor of her hero, Melvyn Douglas) was rehearsing the role of "Titania" in Shakespeare's "A Mid-Summer Night's Dream", directed by the internationally acclaimed Max Reinhardt, when Hitler annexed Austria. In the early hours of that fateful day...
50. Anselmo Duarte Anselmo Duarte Actor, Absolutamente Certo
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