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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, Yorkshire, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish metal plater, football player and racecourse bookmaker. Upon leaving school, he decided to become a journalist...
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. Bernard Fox Bernard Fox Actor, Titanic Endearing, bushy-whiskered Welsh character actor whose screen repertoire seemed to consist for the better part of variations on a similar theme, namely stereotypical stiff-upper-lip or bumbling British gents. The son of an actress and an actor-manager and on stage from early childhood, Fox began his career in repertory theatre...
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. Jock Mahoney Jock Mahoney Actor, The Range Rider 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. 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...
9. William Bendix William Bendix Actor, The Life of Riley 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...
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. Edmund Lyndeck Edmund Lyndeck Actor, Big Daddy
12. Ruth Kobart Ruth Kobart Actress, Dirty Harry
13. Jennifer Howard Jennifer Howard Actress, The Chapman Report
14. 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...
15. Bert Stevens Bert Stevens Actor, Citizen Kane
16. Michael Kane Michael Kane Actor, Guiding Light
17. Syan Blake Syan Blake Actress, EastEnders
18. 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...
19. 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.
20. Fernando Poe Jr. Fernando Poe Jr. Actor, Ang Panday: Ikatlong yugto The young Poe, only 16 years old, had dropped out of second year high (the farthest he got in school) to work as messenger for a film exchange at php18 a week,. Some friends of his at Everlasting Studio thought of him during a scene where a knife had to hit on a tree. Knives are usually wired for such...
21. Forrester Harvey Forrester Harvey Actor, Rebecca
22. Robert Eddison Robert Eddison Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
23. Bess Myerson Bess Myerson Self, I've Got a Secret
24. 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...
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. 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...
27. Richard Whorf Richard Whorf Director, The Beverly Hillbillies
28. Jet Set Hudson Jet Set Hudson Actor, Workaholics
29. Roy William Neill Roy William Neill Director, The Woman in Green
30. 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...
31. Frank Moran Frank Moran Actor, Sullivan's Travels
32. 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...
33. Leopoldine Konstantin Leopoldine Konstantin Actress, Notorious
34. Ahmet Ertegun Ahmet Ertegun Soundtrack, Planes, Trains & Automobiles
35. Roger Maris Roger Maris Self, 1983 Cracker Jack Oldtimer's Baseball Classic 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...
36. Louis Sorin Louis Sorin Actor, Animal Crackers
37. Friedrich Dürrenmatt Friedrich Dürrenmatt Writer, It Happened in Broad Daylight
38. Mike Bell Mike Bell Actor, WWE Raw
39. Lew Grade Lew Grade Producer, The Dark Crystal 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...
40. George Washington George Washington
41. Milton H. Bren Milton H. Bren Producer, Topper
42. Doris Houck Doris Houck Actress, Brideless Groom
43. Pete O'Herne Pete O'Herne Actor, Bad Taste
44. Jean Harvey Jean Harvey Actress, The Ten Commandments Eugenia (Jean) Bartness, the daughter of Leslie and Bessie (Barham) Bartness (and granddaughter of Tim Barham, a famous old U.S. Marshal in the Medicine Lodge Country) was born November 19, 1900 in Ohio. She lived with her grandmother in Malden, Missouri, where she attended school. Her stepfather, Harry Clark...
45. Bruce Weintraub Bruce Weintraub Set Decorator, Scarface
46. Sally Marr Sally Marr Actress, Harry and Tonto
47. Molly Day Thatcher Molly Day Thatcher Writer, New York Television Theatre
48. Jeremy Summers Jeremy Summers Director, The Vengeance of Fu Manchu
49. Kenneth Kendall Kenneth Kendall Self, Treasure Hunt
50. Prince Albert Prince Albert Writer, Queen Victoria's Empire
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