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1. Bert Lahr Bert Lahr Actor, The Wizard of Oz Fittingly known to be a "Leo" for his horoscope, Bert Lahr is always remembered as the Cowardly Lion in (and the farmer "Zeke") The Wizard of Oz. But during his acting career, he has been known for being in burlesque, vaudeville, and Broadway. Dropped out of high school at the age of fifteen for a juvenile vaudeville act...
2. Edward Binns Edward Binns Actor, 12 Angry Men Gravel-voiced, authoritative American character actor, a reliable presence on screen for more than four decades. The son of Pennsylvania Quakers, he was a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and first learned his trade as an apprentice at the Cleveland Playhouse. Binns was among the first to join the newly established Actors Studio in 1947...
3. Frank Zappa Frank Zappa Soundtrack, Y tu mamá también Of all the qualities that typified Frank Zappa, perhaps the most striking is that he was a paradox. A workaholic perfectionist rock star who eschewed the hippie culture of the 1960s, deploring its conformism, spurious ideals and drug use, Zappa was not only a brilliant rock guitarist but an orchestral composer...
4. Adam Williams Adam Williams Actor, North by Northwest
5. Hank Brandt Hank Brandt Actor, Dumb & Dumber
6. Leila Hyams Leila Hyams Actress, Freaks Leila Hyams was born May 1, 1905 in New York, NY to vaudeville comedy performers John Hyams (1869-1940) and Leila (McIntyre) Hyams (1882-1953). Both her parents can later be seen in several Hollywood films together, such as The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939). As soon as she could walk, she appeared onstage with her parents...
7. Richard Vernon Richard Vernon Actor, Goldfinger One of the most memorable of actors, distinguished-looking Richard Vernon completed his training at the Central School of Speech and Drama. From the early 1950's, he enjoyed a very successful career on the stage in London in productions ranging from 'Peter Pan' (as Mr.Darling) to Noel Coward's 'Hay Fever' (as Richard Greatham)...
8. Pina Pellicer Pina Pellicer Actress, Macario Pina Pellicer was, and still is, one of the most beloved Mexican actresses of all time. She set a standard for realism in a time when "melodrama" and "artificial" acting still ran rampant. She was best known for her groundbreaking performance in One-Eyed Jacks with Marlon Brando. She is greatly missed...
9. Pamela Jean Bryant Pamela Jean Bryant Actress, H.O.T.S. Lovely, buxom and shapely blonde knockout Pamela Jean Bryant was born on February 8, 1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Bryant attended Indiana University as a telecommunications major. Pamela was the Playmate of the Month in the April, 1978 issue of "Playboy". She had previously appeared in the September...
10. Marion Dougherty Marion Dougherty Casting Department, Full Metal Jacket
11. Rouben Mamoulian Rouben Mamoulian Director, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
12. Robert Parrish Robert Parrish Director, Casino Royale Robert Parrish was an Academy Award-winning film editor who also directed and acted in movies. As a child he appeared in films during the early 1930s, such as City Lights by Charles Chaplin and Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front. As an editor he won an Academy Award for Body and Soul, the 1947 Robert Rossen film that starred John Garfield as a money-grubbing...
13. Robert Karnes Robert Karnes Actor, Road House
14. Michael O'Shea Michael O'Shea Actor, Lady of Burlesque His five brothers all became policemen, encouraged on by their obstinate father, but Hartford-born Irish-American Michael O'Shea defied tradition and turned to acting. Born in 1906, he dropped out of school at age 12 and went the vaudeville route, touring with his boxing idol Jack Johnson's show...
15. Pat McCaffrie Pat McCaffrie Actor, The Trouble with Angels
16. Gregg Hoffman Gregg Hoffman Producer, Saw
17. Crahan Denton Crahan Denton Actor, To Kill a Mockingbird
18. Willard Parker Willard Parker Actor, The Earth Dies Screaming As New York-born Worster Von Eps, he was a meter reader who turned professional tennis player but, in 1937, at the age of 25, he parlayed his fair-haired good looks and obvious athleticism into an acting career and changed his name to an easier-sounding marquee moniker, Willard Parker. After a number...
19. Jack Mercer Jack Mercer Actor, Mr. Bug Goes to Town His parents were actors, but Jack decided to pursue his love of art. He got a job as an inbetweener (rookie animator) at the Fleischer studio. Dave Fleischer happened to hear him singing the Popeye theme song in a funny voice, and asked Jack to try voicing one cartoon. He later became a writer at the Fleischer studio.
20. Doug Cronin Doug Cronin Producer, The Black Room
21. Archie Mayo Archie Mayo Director, The Petrified Forest A stage actor, Mayo went to Hollywood in 1915 and worked until his retirement in 1946. He began directing slapstick 2-reelers, later making features at Warner Bros. just about the time sound was being introduced into films. Mayo worked for Warners, Goldwyn, and 20th Century Fox films as a director. During the 1940s...
22. Bryan O'Byrne Bryan O'Byrne Actor, Spaceballs
23. Robert Hamer Robert Hamer Director, Kind Hearts and Coronets Robert James Hamer was born in 1911 along with his twin sister Barbara, the son of Owen Dyke Hamer, a bank clerk, and his wife, Annie Grace Brickell. He was educated at Cambridge University where he wrote some poetry and was published in a collection 'Contemporaries and Their Maker', along with the spy Donald Maclean...
24. Paddy O'Byrne Paddy O'Byrne Actor, The Gods Must Be Crazy
25. Maureen Kelly Maureen Kelly Actress, Hell Squad
26. Lee Kinsolving Lee Kinsolving Actor, Black Leather Jackets Gifted, poetic actor who never fulfilled his potential. The son of an Episcopal minister and the eldest of four, Kinsolving began acting after his first year of college. A Method actor, Kinsolving studied under Mary Welch of the famed Actors Studio in New York. After a short turn on Broadway, he was signed by agent Richard Clayton...
27. Forrest J Ackerman Forrest J Ackerman Self, To the Galaxy and Beyond with Mark Hamill
28. Alec Ross Alec Ross Actor, The Evil of the Daleks: Episode 1
29. Carl Esmond Carl Esmond Actor, Ministry of Fear Born Willy Eichberger in Vienna, Austria, he changed his name to the ethnically nondescript Carl Esmond and went on to become a well-regarded actor both here and in Europe, a career that sustained itself for nearly 50 years. He initially studied drama in Vienna at the State Academy of Dramatic Arts and started things off with the German film The Emperor's Waltz [The Emperor's Waltz]...
30. Michelle Risi Michelle Risi Actress, Teacher's Pet Michelle Risi died at age 16 of meningitis. She was on her way to a promising acting career. Michelle had worked with actors such as Neve Campbell, Harland Williams, Katey Sagal and Salma Hayek. Her parents divorced when she was very young and her mother remarried and changed Michelle's last name to Risi. Michelle's only sibling was born 6 months after her death.
31. Barry Mahon Barry Mahon Director, Santa and the Three Bears Jackson Barrett Mahon, a.k.a. Barry Mahon, born in Santa Barbara, California on 5 February 1921, learned to fly while in high school. In 1941 he joined the Royal Air Force and by the winter was flying combat with No. 121 (Eagle) Squadron, composed of American volunteers. Pilot Officer Mahon damaged three German fighters...
32. Sarah Padden Sarah Padden Actress, Anna Karenina
33. Lorraine Bridges Lorraine Bridges Actress, Wagon Wheels
34. Danny Daniels Danny Daniels Actor, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
35. Eddie Fatu Eddie Fatu Actor, Episode #9.41 Born on March 28th, 1973, Eddie Fatu, more widely known as WWE Wrestling Superstar "Umaga" came from a long line of Samoans wrestlers with a rich history. Also known as "The Samoan Bulldozer," the 6' 4", 350-lb. wrestler earned a reputation for executing moves with more ease than one might expect from someone his size...
36. Vyacheslav Tikhonov Vyacheslav Tikhonov Actor, Burnt by the Sun Vyacheslav Tikhonov was one of Russian cinema's best known faces, he survived hardship during the Second World War, and became renown for his portrayal of Russian aristocrats and intellectuals in several award-winning films, such as War and Peace and Belyy Bim Chernoe ukho. He was born Vyacheslav Vasilevich Tikhonov on February 8...
37. Syd Heylen Syd Heylen Actor, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior At 16, he joined the Army, eventually serving on the Kokoda Trail in the 39th Infantry during WW2. He later joined the Army entertainment troupe.
38. Jack Bean Jack Bean Producer, Mitzi... Roarin' in the 20's
39. Fred Johnson Fred Johnson Actor, The Curse of Frankenstein
40. Benjamin Britten Benjamin Britten Soundtrack, Moonrise Kingdom
41. Hubert Sumlin Hubert Sumlin Self, The Howlin' Wolf Story
42. Al Ferguson Al Ferguson Actor, The Desert Trail
43. Mickey Caruso Mickey Caruso Stunts, Enter the Dragon
44. Maurice Dorléac Maurice Dorléac Actor, The Big Feast
45. Slobodan Dimitrijevic Slobodan Dimitrijevic Actor, The Peacemaker
46. Ivy Close Ivy Close Actress, The Wheel Ivy Close began a dynasty that has now covered four generations of the history of Cinema and Television. She married the photographer Elwin Neame (1885-1923) and reared two sons Ronald Neame (1911-2010), a successful cinematographer, screenwriter, producer and director and Derek Neame (1915-1979), an author who scripted several films...
47. Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam Miscellaneous Crew, Strangers Born in a wealthy province of Seljuk-ruled Persia, Omar Khayyam was educated well as a youth and became fascinated by science, especially astronomy and mathematics. He built an observatory and created the Jalalaean Calender that was far more accurate than the Julian Calender in use by his European contemporaries...
48. Enebeli Elebuwa Enebeli Elebuwa Actor, Royal War Enebeli Elebuwa is a Nigerian prolific actor who has over one hundred and thirty movies to his credit. the Delta State indigene who was born on the 14th of February is one of the most recognizable and respected faces in the ever growing Nigerian entertainment industry and on the African continent as a whole.
49. Ralph Lewis Ralph Lewis Actor, The Birth of a Nation
50. Chuck Faulkner Chuck Faulkner Actor, A Cry in the Dark
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