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1. Peter O'Toole Peter O'Toole Actor, Lawrence of Arabia A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was raised in Leeds, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish bookie. As a boy, he decided to become a journalist, beginning as a newspaper copy boy. Although he succeeded in becoming a reporter...
2. Myrna Loy Myrna Loy Actress, The Best Years of Our Lives Myrna Loy was born Myrna Adele Williams on August 2, 1905 in Helena, Montana, to Adelle Mae (Johnson) and David Franklin Williams. Her paternal grandparents were Welsh, and her mother was of Scottish and Swedish descent. Myrna was raised in Helena and nearby Radersburg. Her father, a rancher, was the youngest person ever elected to the Montana State legislature...
3. Jeanne Crain Jeanne Crain Actress, State Fair Jeanne Crain was born in Barstow, California, on May 25, 1925. The daughter of a high school English teacher and his wife, Jeanne was moved to Los Angeles not long after her birth after her father got another teaching position in that city. While in junior high school, Jeanne played the lead in a school production which set her on the path to acting...
4. Norman Fell Norman Fell Actor, The Graduate Born in 1924, Norman Fell studied acting in New York City. He moved to Hollywood in 1958, appeared in four television series and more than 20 made-for-TV movies, but he was best known as Mr. Roper on the hit series Three's Company - a role that won him a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor. Diagnosed with cancer, Norman Fell was 74 when he died on December 13, 1998.
5. Verna Felton Verna Felton Actress, Cinderella Verna Felton had extensive experience on the stage and in radio before she broke into film and television. Her trademarks was her distinctive husky voice and her no-nonsense attitude. She was quite in demand for voiceover work, as evidenced by her roles in Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland and Lady and the Tramp...
6. Mike Evans Mike Evans Writer, Good Times Clean cut and smoothly handsome as a youth, Mike Evans got on board the Norman Lear TV train in the early 1970s and took a straight ride to sitcom stardom in both a landmark comedy series and its black-oriented spin-off. Born Michael Jonas Evans in Salisbury, North Carolina, on November 3, 1949...
7. Jock Mahoney Jock Mahoney Actor, A Time to Love and a Time to Die Mahoney is of French and Irish extraction, with some Cherokee. At the University of Iowa, he was outstanding in swimming, basketball and football. When World War II broke out, he enlisted as a Marine fighter pilot and instructor. In Hollywood, he was a noted stunt man, doubling for Errol Flynn, John Wayne...
8. William Bendix William Bendix Actor, Lifeboat William Bendix was not a son of Brooklyn, New York, although because of his stereotypical "Brooklyn accent" it has been widely supposed that he was. Bendix was actually born in the Borough of Manhattan (New York City proper), in a midtown flat hard by the tracks of the long-since defunct Third-Avenue Elevated Railway...
9. Edmund Lyndeck Edmund Lyndeck Actor, Big Daddy
10. Stubby Kaye Stubby Kaye Actor, Who Framed Roger Rabbit Sunny, loveable tenor Stubby Kaye with his butterball frame kept his real name a secret for his entire career. He was born Bernard Katzin in New York and started off in the world of entertainment in 1939 after winning a radio contest. Touring as a comedian in vaudeville for over a decade, he also appeared regularly with the USO during the war years...
11. Arthur Treacher Arthur Treacher Actor, Mary Poppins Born Arthur Veary Treacher in Brighton, East Sussex, England, he was the son of a lawyer. He established a stage career after returning from World War I, and by 1928, he had come to America as part of a musical-comedy revue called Great Temptations. When his film career began in the early 1930s, Treacher was Hollywood's idea of the perfect butler...
12. Neva Patterson Neva Patterson Actress, An Affair to Remember Lean-framed, arch and edgy, somewhat hard-looking, dark-haired Neva Patterson, known by face perhaps as opposed to name, was a familiar presence in heavily-styled drama of the 1950s and 1960s radio, stage, film and TV. Christened Neva Louise Patterson in 1920 (some sources incorrectly state 1922) to a mailman father and seamstress mother...
13. Bess Myerson Bess Myerson Self, The Big Payoff
14. Jet Set Hudson Jet Set Hudson Actor, Bill for a Day
15. Ruth Kobart Ruth Kobart Actress, Dirty Harry
16. Fernando Poe Jr. Fernando Poe Jr. Actor, Ang Panday: Ikatlong yugto
17. Robert Eddison Robert Eddison Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
18. Michael Kane Michael Kane Actor, Guiding Light
19. Bert Stevens Bert Stevens Actor, The Deal
20. Jennifer Howard Jennifer Howard Actress, Eye of the Beholder
21. Spencer Teakle Spencer Teakle Actor, The Gentle Trap
22. Gregory Ratoff Gregory Ratoff Actor, All About Eve Producer, director and actor Gregory Ratoff was born in Samara, Russia on April 20, 1897, and studied at the University of St. Petersburg. His pursuit of a law career was interrupted by service in the Czar's army, and he fought in World War I. He later changed his focus and went on to make a name for himself with the Moscow Art Theatre...
23. Mike Bell Mike Bell Actor, Inside Wrestling School
24. Roy William Neill Roy William Neill Director, The Woman in Green
25. Don Sharp Don Sharp Director, Bear Island Don Sharp was born on the island of Tasmania off of Australia, and began his show-business career there as an actor. After World War II he traveled to England and continued his acting carer. He became a director in the mid-1950s and turned out some low- and medium-budget musicals, such as the Tommy Steele vehicle The Dream Maker...
26. Clinton Sundberg Clinton Sundberg Actor, Easter Parade Soft-spoken small-part actor Clinton Sundberg was a minor player on the MGM payroll during the late 40s and 50s. A one-time teacher who turned his focus to character acting, his rather meek countenance and light, raspy tenor tones befitted a comfortable niche playing courteous servile types in mostly sentimental tales...
27. Richard Whorf Richard Whorf Director, Till the Clouds Roll By
28. Dinah Washington Dinah Washington Soundtrack, Shutter Island Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the former Ruth Lee Jones moved with her family to Chicago as a young girl. She considered the Windy City her true home. And it was there in early 1940s that a local nightclub owner provided her first gig - and a new name that she would make famous. By 1959 she had earned a Grammy for her version of the song "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes." In his 2001 biography Q...
29. Emma Dunn Emma Dunn Actress, The Great Dictator Emma Dunn was a much noted stage actress before turning to films. She worked with such theatre luminaries as Richard Mansfield, Frances Starr, James Ellison and Blanche Yurka. She appeared in 3 productions under the direction of the legendary David Belasco. Miss Dunn also authored 2 books regarding diction and voice quality.
30. Ahmet Ertegun Ahmet Ertegun Soundtrack, Planes, Trains & Automobiles
31. Friedrich Dürrenmatt Friedrich Dürrenmatt Writer, It Happened in Broad Daylight
32. Theodore Roberts Theodore Roberts Actor, The Ten Commandments The son of a sea captain, Theodore Roberts was a veteran stage actor, making his first appearance in 1880. Often referred to as the "Grand Duke of Hollywood," Roberts was a regular on the Cecil B. DeMille team and appeared in 23 of DeMille's films. He is best remembered for his role as Moses in DeMille's The Ten Commandments...
33. George Washington George Washington Uncategorised
34. Leopoldine Konstantin Leopoldine Konstantin Actress, Notorious
35. Narciso Busquets Narciso Busquets Actor, El principio
36. Forrester Harvey Forrester Harvey Actor, Rebecca
37. Lew Grade Lew Grade Producer, The Muppet Movie Sir Lew (later Lord) Grade, the English entertainment impresario who critics loved to disparage as Sir Low Grade," was born Louis Winogradsky on December 25, 1906 in Tokmak, Ukraine, in the former Russian Empire. His parents Olga and Isaac, who were Jewish, emigrated to England in 1912 to escape the pogroms of their native land...
38. Sidney Glazier Sidney Glazier Producer, The Producers
39. Pete O'Herne Pete O'Herne Actor, Bad Taste
40. Roger Maris Roger Maris Self, Safe at Home! Without a doubt the most famous baseball player ever to come out of North Dakota, Maris was a talent who was judged unfairly throughout his career because of one glorious season. He came up in the pros with the Cleveland Indians, and was soon dealt to the Kansas City Athletics, but it was his third team...
41. Marion Shockley Marion Shockley Actress, The Freshman's Goat
42. Doris Houck Doris Houck Actress, Brideless Groom
43. Hope Sansberry Hope Sansberry Actress, The Twitch
44. Dominique Zardi Dominique Zardi Actor, Delicatessen
45. Joe Simon Joe Simon Writer, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
46. Sally Marr Sally Marr Actress, Harry and Tonto
47. Vittorio Cottafavi Vittorio Cottafavi Director, Hercules and the Captive Women The son of an army officer and landowner, Cottafavi was already endowed with a university education in law, philosophy and literature, by the time he graduated from the famous Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome in 1938. He began his professional career in the film industry as a clapper boy...
48. Alida Chelli Alida Chelli Actress, They're a Weird Mob
49. Frank Moran Frank Moran Actor, Sullivan's Travels
50. Dean Cromer Dean Cromer Actor, The Monolith Monsters
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