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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 Born in Helena, Mont. Myrna was educated in Los Angeles and Westlake School for Girls. She had some stage experience in stage prologues at Grauman's Theatre in Hollywood. She was discovered by Mrs. Rudolph Valentino: Natacha Rambova' and given a part in pictures. Her first film was What Price Beauty?.
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. 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...
5. 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.
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. William Bendix William Bendix Actor, Lifeboat Popular American character actor William Bendix's burly physique and New York accent were equally suited to playing genial lugs and vicious thugs. Bendix was born in midtown Manhattan, the son of musician Oscar Bendix (not violinist/conductor Max Bendix, as is often reported). He made his film debut in 1911...
8. 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...
9. Jock Mahoney Jock Mahoney Actor, A Time to Love and a Time to Die Mahoney's career was interrupted in 1973 when he suffered a stroke while filming an episode of the television program Kung Fu. He later appeared in the film Their Only Chance. His final picture (ironically entitled The End) was with his stepdaughter, Sally Field. Burt Reynolds, Ms...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Fernando Poe Jr. Fernando Poe Jr. Actor, Ang Panday: Ikatlong yugto
13. 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.
14. Michael Kane Michael Kane Actor, Guiding Light
15. Jet Set Hudson Jet Set Hudson Actor, Bill for a Day
16. Robert Eddison Robert Eddison Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
17. Richard Whorf Richard Whorf Director, Till the Clouds Roll By
18. Jennifer Howard Jennifer Howard Actress, Eye of the Beholder
19. Bess Myerson Bess Myerson Self, The Big Payoff
20. 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...
21. Bert Stevens Bert Stevens Actor, The Deal
22. Ruth Kobart Ruth Kobart Actress, Dirty Harry
23. 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...
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. 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...
27. Friedrich Dürrenmatt Friedrich Dürrenmatt Writer, It Happened in Broad Daylight
28. Forrester Harvey Forrester Harvey Actor, Rebecca
29. Ahmet Ertegun Ahmet Ertegun Soundtrack, Planes, Trains & Automobiles
30. Mike Bell Mike Bell Actor, Inside Wrestling School
31. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writer, The Yearling
32. Louis Sorin Louis Sorin Actor, Animal Crackers
33. Vera Steadman Vera Steadman Actress, Dizzy Sights
34. Leopoldine Konstantin Leopoldine Konstantin Actress, Notorious
35. Pete O'Herne Pete O'Herne Actor, Bad Taste
36. Joe Simon Joe Simon Writer, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
37. Dominique Zardi Dominique Zardi Actor, Delicatessen
38. 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...
39. Rod Whitaker Rod Whitaker Writer, The Eiger Sanction In the words of Edward Rochester to Jane Eyre - Whitaker's humble beginnings must have made him -- "tenacious of life." Born to an impoverished family, Whitaker was more Canadian than American since the family moved near Montreal, Canada anticipating a better life during his early years-apparently speaking only French until age nine...
40. George Washington George Washington Uncategorised
41. Stocker Fontelieu Stocker Fontelieu Actor, Angel Heart
42. 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...
43. John Todd Roberts John Todd Roberts Actor, The Fortune Cookie
44. Bruce Weintraub Bruce Weintraub Set Decorator, Scarface
45. Candice Daly Candice Daly Actress, Zombie 4: After Death
46. Narciso Busquets Narciso Busquets Actor, El principio
47. Dean Cromer Dean Cromer Actor, The Monolith Monsters
48. Gustav Machatý Gustav Machatý Director, Ecstasy Gustav Machatý was born on May 9, 1901 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now the Czech Republic). His first experience with the motion picture industry was playing piano at movie theaters, accompanying silent pictures. In 1917, he made his debut as an actor. In the early 1920s, he emigrated to the United States...
49. James Dukas James Dukas Actor, The Amityville Horror
50. Molly Day Thatcher Molly Day Thatcher Writer, Rosemary
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