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1. Richard Pryor Richard Pryor Self, Richard Pryor: Live in Concert Highly influential, and always controversial, African/American actor/comedian who was equally well known for his colorful language during his live comedy shows, as for his fast paced life, multiple marriages and battles with drug addiction. He has been acknowledged by many modern comic artist's as a key influence on their careers...
2. Richard S. Castellano Richard S. Castellano Actor, The Godfather Bronx born, stocky Italian-American actor who only appeared in a handful of films, yet earned some degree of immortality for his role as the loyal Corleone capo "Peter Clemenza" teaching Al Pacino how to shoot a crooked police captain in the iconic gangster film The Godfather. He was originally a construction company manager...
3. Edward D. Wood Jr. Edward D. Wood Jr. Writer, Plan 9 from Outer Space Hacks are nothing new in Hollywood. Had Edward D. Wood been born a decade or so earlier it's easy to imagine him working out of some Poverty Row outfit in Gower Gulch, competing with the likes of Victor Adamson, Robert J. Horner and Dwain Esper for the title of all-time hack. He would've fit in nicely at Educational Pictures in the early '30s or PRC in the following decade...
4. Marie Windsor Marie Windsor Actress, General Hospital A product of Marysvale, Utah, Marie Windsor attended Brigham Young University and trained for the stage under Maria Ouspenskaya before she began playing leading roles in B pictures in the late 1940s. Her best work was in the "film noir" category, most notably her role as the manipulative, double-crossing...
5. Shirley Hemphill Shirley Hemphill Actress, The Italian Connection
6. Susan Cabot Susan Cabot Actress, The Wasp Woman Susan Cabot was born in Boston and raised in a series of eight foster homes. She attended high school in Manhattan, where she took an interest in dramatics and joined the school dramatic club. Later, while trying to decide between a career in music or art, she illustrated children's books during the day and sang at Manhattan's Village Barn at night...
7. Paul Richards Paul Richards Actor, Beneath the Planet of the Apes
8. Mary Jackson Mary Jackson Actress, The Exorcist III One of those strikingly familiar matrons you just can't place, character actress Mary Jackson is probably best known for her recurring role as one of the delightfully eccentric bootlegging sisters, "Miss Emily" Baldwin, on the series The Waltons that ran for nine seasons. She was born November 22...
9. Robin Hughes Robin Hughes Actor, Dial M for Murder
10. Otis Redding Otis Redding Soundtrack, Forrest Gump
11. Sean McClory Sean McClory Actor, The Quiet Man Sean McClory was born in Dublin, Ireland, but spent his early life in Galway. He was the son of Hugh Patrick, an architect and civil engineer, and Mary Margaret Ball, who had been a model. Sean decided to become an actor and joined Dublin's renowned Abbey Theater (also known as the National Theater of Ireland...
12. Ann Dvorak Ann Dvorak Actress, Scarface Ann Dvorak was the daughter of silent film star Anna Lehr and silents director Edwin McKim. She entered films at the start of sound, as a dance instructor for the lavish MGM musicals. She came to international prominence in Scarface with Paul Muni, but often complained about the lack of quality of her films...
13. Ed Grady Ed Grady Actor, The Notebook
14. Ashok Kumar Ashok Kumar Actor, Bandini Ashok Kumar was one of India's most famous actors from before to after its independence from the UK. As a young assistant to Bengali film-maker Himanshu Rai, he got his start in acting by accident when he volunteered to substitute for the lead actor, Jeevan Naya, who fell ill before production on the film Achhut Kanya was to start...
15. Rossana Podestà Rossana Podestà Actress, 7 uomini d'oro
16. Álvaro Zermeño Álvaro Zermeño Actor, Enemigos a muerte Alvaro Zermeno (1935-1987). Born in Guadalajara Jalisco and died at the age of 52 years in the capital of Mexico. Actor and singer began his career in Mexican cinema in 1961 in the movie "Juramento De Sangre"(Blood Oath)" next to Jaime Fernandez. He shot a total of 49 films. In the 60's his films were very entertaining and commercial ventures...
17. Elizabeth Harrower Elizabeth Harrower Actress, True Grit Betty Louise Foss was born during the final days of World War I in Alameda, California as the country plagued by a flu epidemic. Within six weeks, her mother died, her father had a nervous breakdown, and relatives passed her care around. As babies were thought to draw the deadly flu, Betty was eventually...
18. Marla English Marla English Actress, Voodoo Woman Marla English was born Marlene Gaile English in San Diego, Califonia on January 4, 1934. She was the daughter of Bertha Lenore and Arthur H. English, and Marla was the nickname given to her by friends of the family who took care of her when her mother fell ill in 1939. She began modeling at the age of 12...
19. C.P. Taylor C.P. Taylor Writer, Good
20. Dakota Culkin Dakota Culkin Art Department, Lost Soul
21. Eve McVeagh Eve McVeagh Actress, High Noon Eve McVeagh was an American actress of film, television, stage, and radio. Born in Ohio, McVeagh moved to Los Angeles in 1923, where she started acting in theater in her teens. McVeagh's film and television career spanned 41 years, and stage career 52 years. McVeagh's roles included leading and supporting parts but she was a fixture in smaller character roles...
22. Jasmine Shaye Jasmine Shaye Self, CandyGirl Video: Jasmine Grey's Personal Panties
23. Darren Robinson Darren Robinson Self, Krush Groove
24. Ian MacNaughton Ian MacNaughton Director, And Now for Something Completely Different
25. Joan Gardner Joan Gardner Actress, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town Screenwriter, songwriter, actress, author and composer, educated at Los Angeles Community College. She began working in films in 1946, worked in television for seven years, and later joined the UPA studios. Joining ASCAP in 1964, her chief musical collaborators included Adelade Halpern, and her popular-song compositions included "Learnin' to Rock"...
26. Damon Runyon Damon Runyon Writer, Guys and Dolls Born out of wedlock in Manhattan, Kansas, but grew up in Denver. A close friend of fellow New York sportswriter--and former western gunfighter--William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson, who knew the Runyan family in Denver. In the late teens and early 1920s both Ed Sullivan and Walter Winchell worked as Runyon's leg men. Buried in New York's Woodlawn Cemetery.
27. Leigh Harline Leigh Harline Composer, Pinocchio Academy Award-winning composer (score, Pinocchio (1940), conductor, songwriter ("When You Wish Upon a Star" [Academy award, Best Song, 1940) and arranger Leigh Harine was educated at the University of Utah. He was a music student of J. Spencer Cornwall. He arranged the first transcontinental broadcast from Los Angeles in 1932...
28. Henri Vidal Henri Vidal Actor, The Gates of Paris
29. Faron Young Faron Young Soundtrack, Walk the Line
30. Rick Danko Rick Danko Self, The Last Waltz
31. Bill Morey Bill Morey Actor, Brainstorm
32. Dorothea Kent Dorothea Kent Actress, It Happened on Fifth Avenue
33. Josephine McKim Josephine McKim Actress, Lady Be Careful
34. Fausto Tozzi Fausto Tozzi Actor, The Black Stallion
35. Patrick O'Moore Patrick O'Moore Actor, Sahara
36. Gail Neely Gail Neely Actress, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
37. Jimmy Riddle Jimmy Riddle Self, Episode #2.13
38. Joseph Heller Joseph Heller Writer, Catch-22 Joseph Heller was born May 1, 1923, in the Coney Island section of New York City. He is best known for his 1961 novel 'Catch-22', whose title gave the English language a new phrase for a no-win situation. The situation was that of protagonist Yossarian, who claims that he is too crazy to fly any more bombing missions...
39. Roy Webb Roy Webb Composer, Notorious Trained in classical music at Columbia University, Webb worked on Broadway by the time he was in his mid-20's, not only composing incidental music, but co-writing original plays with his older brother, the director Kenneth S. Webb. By 1923, he worked as conductor/arranger on hit shows like "Music Box Revue" and "Stepping Stones"...
40. Giovanni Arpino Giovanni Arpino Writer, Scent of a Woman
41. Denis Sanders Denis Sanders Director, Elvis: That's the Way It Is Filmmaker Denis Sanders was born on January 21, 1929 in New York City. Denis studied film at the University of California. In 1954 Sanders won an Academy Award for Best Short Subject for his masters' thesis student project "A Time Out of War." Denis and his brother Terry Sanders collaborated on the...
42. Joe Giannone Joe Giannone Writer, Madman Writer, director, and producer Joe Giannone was born on November 17, 1946. He attended Richmond College in Staten Island. Giannone made a few short films prior to working on several full-length theatrical features. Best known for writing and directing the nifty slasher cult favorite "Madman," Joe also...
43. Freeman F. Gosden Freeman F. Gosden Writer, The Amos 'n Andy Show
44. Rosita Torosh Rosita Torosh Actress, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
45. Luigi Pirandello Luigi Pirandello Writer, Kaos
46. Vida Jerman Vida Jerman Actress, Sophie's Choice
47. Augusto Pinochet Augusto Pinochet Self, Against Reason and by Force
48. James H. Nicholson James H. Nicholson Producer, The Abominable Dr. Phibes One of the two founders of AIP (American International Pictures), James H. Nicholson was born in the Midwest in 1916. He was working as a promo man for Realart Pictures when, in 1955, he struck up a partnership with fellow Midwesterner (from Iowa) Samuel Z. Arkoff. They founded American Releasing Corp...
49. Patricia Kennedy Patricia Kennedy Actress, My Brilliant Career
50. Victor Garrivier Victor Garrivier Actor, French Kiss Victor Garrivier died in Paris in December 2004, at the age of 73. He started his career as a drama actor in 1954 - and played a wide variety of roles on stage, from Shakespeare's plays to Paul Claudel's. He was also a movie actor - for Bertrand Tavernier and Claude Chabrol. Garrivier was famous in France for playing "Antoine Zelder" in the TV show "Avocats & associes"...
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