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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, And Your Mama Too 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. 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...
5. Alicia Bond Alicia Bond Actress, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
6. Adam Williams Adam Williams Actor, North by Northwest
7. 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...
8. Suzanne Jerome Suzanne Jerome Actress, Octopussy
9. 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)...
10. Rouben Mamoulian Rouben Mamoulian Director, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
11. 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...
12. Gregg Hoffman Gregg Hoffman Producer, Saw
13. Hank Brandt Hank Brandt Actor, Dumb & Dumber
14. 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.
15. Marion Dougherty Marion Dougherty Casting Department, Full Metal Jacket
16. Doug Cronin Doug Cronin Producer, The Black Room
17. 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...
18. Forrest J Ackerman Forrest J Ackerman Self, To the Galaxy and Beyond with Mark Hamill
19. Crahan Denton Crahan Denton Actor, To Kill a Mockingbird
20. Robert Karnes Robert Karnes Actor, Road House
21. 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...
22. Maureen Kelly Maureen Kelly Actress, Hell Squad
23. 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...
24. Alec Ross Alec Ross Actor, The Evil of the Daleks: Episode 1
25. Chuck Faulkner Chuck Faulkner Actor, A Cry in the Dark
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. 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...
28. 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.
29. 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...
30. 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...
31. Kelly Piper Kelly Piper Actress, Maniac
32. Danny Daniels Danny Daniels Actor, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
33. 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.
34. Bryan O'Byrne Bryan O'Byrne Actor, Spaceballs
35. Lorraine Bridges Lorraine Bridges Actress, Wagon Wheels
36. Jack Bean Jack Bean Producer, Mitzi... Roarin' in the 20's
37. Sarah Padden Sarah Padden Actress, Anna Karenina
38. 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]...
39. 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...
40. Pat McCaffrie Pat McCaffrie Actor, The Trouble with Angels
41. Chet Douglas Chet Douglas Actor, Two Rode Together
42. Slobodan Dimitrijevic Slobodan Dimitrijevic Actor, The Peacemaker
43. 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...
44. Maurice Dorléac Maurice Dorléac Actor, The Big Feast
45. Al Ferguson Al Ferguson Actor, The Desert Trail
46. Tiny Wells Tiny Wells Actor, American Anthem
47. Ralph Brooke Ralph Brooke Writer, Bloodlust!
48. Gösta Cederlund Gösta Cederlund Actor, Torment One of Sweden's most popular and appreciated male character actors in Swedish films in the 1930s-50s, highly appreciated for his naturalness as an actor (rare of his 1880s theatre generation) that he always presented on screen and his warm comedy play. With his 130-plus film roles in his life he's also still the record holder of most roles for a single male actor on film in Sweden...
49. Walter Walker Walter Walker Actor, Flying Down to Rio
50. Fred Johnson Fred Johnson Actor, The Curse of Frankenstein
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