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1. Steve McQueen Steve McQueen Actor, The Great Escape He was the ultra-cool male film star of the 1960s, and rose from a troubled youth spent in reform schools to being the world's most popular actor. Over 25 years after his untimely death from mesothelioma in 1980, Steve McQueen is still considered hip and cool, and he endures as an icon of popular culture...
2. 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...
3. 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...
4. Julie Gregg Julie Gregg Actress, The Godfather
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. 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 was born in Chamizal, a section of land disputed by Mexico and Texas due to changes in the Rio Grande river which forms the border. At the time of Acosta's birth...
10. 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".
11. Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen Soundtrack, Watchmen
12. Alan Hewitt Alan Hewitt Actor, Days of Wine and Roses
13. 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...
14. Joe Maross Joe Maross Actor, Elmer Gantry
15. Bobby Bass Bobby Bass Stunts, Thelma & Louise Stuntman and actor Bobby Bass was born on August 6, 1936 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Bobby not only was a Judo champion with a third degree black belt, but also was a paratrooper, Green Beret, and a Special Forces instructor in the military prior to being introduced to the stunt business by fellow stuntman and actor Gene LeBell in the mid-1960's...
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. Tod Andrews Tod Andrews Actor, The Gray Ghost
19. Joe Frazier Joe Frazier Self, Rocky
20. 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...
21. Bud Widom Bud Widom Actor, The Green Slime
22. Howard Negley Howard Negley Actor, Kansas City Confidential
23. Otto Wernicke Otto Wernicke Actor, M
24. Tom Clancy Tom Clancy Actor, The Killer Elite
25. Amparo Rivelles Amparo Rivelles Actress, La fe
26. Slappy White Slappy White Self, Amazon Women on the Moon
27. Jim Mason Jim Mason Actor, The Penalty
28. 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...
29. Sister Cathy Cesnik Sister Cathy Cesnik Self, The Keepers
30. Janet Reno Janet Reno Self, State of the Union: Undressed
31. Alec Mango Alec Mango Actor, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
32. 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...
33. John Bay John Bay Actor, Gold
34. Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt Self, The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies
35. Walter Bacon Walter Bacon Actor, Psycho
36. Charles 'Chic' Sale Charles 'Chic' Sale Actor, Rocky Mountain Mystery Charles "Chic" Sale was primarily a stage comedian who, although he infrequently appeared on Broadway from 1902-30 and appeared in a handful of silent films, spent the majority of his career treading the boards of vaudeville as a comedian, usually in the persona of "Lem Putt," a carpenter from Urbana...
37. Melinda Armstrong Melinda Armstrong Actress, Bikini Summer
38. 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...
39. 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...
40. Dilys Hamlett Dilys Hamlett Actress, Hollow Reed
41. Sam Livesey Sam Livesey Actor, The Private Life of Henry VIII.
42. Anselmo Duarte Anselmo Duarte Actor, Absolutamente Certo
43. Jack Martin Smith Jack Martin Smith Art Director, Peyton Place Jack Martin Smith graduated with a degree in architecture from the University of Southern California. He joined MGM as a sketch artist and designer in 1938 (among others, creating drawings for the Emerald City in The Wizard of Oz) and the following year was promoted to full art director. He worked for the studio until 1954...
44. Josephine Wilson Josephine Wilson Actress, The Lady Vanishes
45. 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...
46. Tom of Finland Tom of Finland Self, Daddy and the Muscle Academy
47. Juanjo Menéndez Juanjo Menéndez Actor, Historias de Juan Español
48. Richard Yates Richard Yates Writer, Revolutionary Road
49. Roberto Camardiel Roberto Camardiel Actor, For a Few Dollars More
50. Henry Lehrman Henry Lehrman Director, Kid Auto Races at Venice Austrian-born Henry Lehrman entered the film industry in 1909 while working as a trolley conductor. Legend has it that he cornered director D.W. Griffith and claimed to be an agent for the French-based Pathe company, sent by them to work with Griffith. By the time Griffith found out that Lehrman's claims were untrue...
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