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1. Walt Disney Walt Disney Producer, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of his childhood...
2. Joan Fontaine Joan Fontaine Actress, Rebecca Born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland on October 22, 1917, in Tokyo, Japan, in what was known as the International Settlement. Her father was a British patent attorney with a lucrative practice in Japan, but due to Joan and older sister Olivia de Havilland's recurring ailments the family moved to California in the hopes of improving their health...
3. Blake Edwards Blake Edwards Writer, The Party Blake Edwards' stepfather's father J. Gordon Edwards was a silent screen director, and his stepfather Jack McEdward was a stage director and movie production manager. Blake acted in a number films, beginning with Ten Gentlemen from West Point and wrote a number of others, beginning with Panhandle and including six for director Richard Quine...
4. Charles Laughton Charles Laughton Actor, Spartacus Charles Laughton was born in Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England, to Eliza (Conlon) and Robert Laughton, hotel keepers of Irish and English descent. He was educated at Stonyhurst, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (received gold medal). His first appearance on stage was in 1926. Laughton formed own film company...
5. Chill Wills Chill Wills Actor, Giant Colorful character actor of American Westerns. Named "Chill" as an ironic comment on his birth date being the hottest day of 1903. A musician from his youth, he performed from the age of 12 with tent shows, in vaudeville, and with stock companies. While performing in vaudeville in Kansas City, he married ballet dancer Betty Chappelle...
6. Alfonso Bedoya Alfonso Bedoya Actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Mexican character actor who achieved his greatest success in U.S. films. He was born in a tiny village in Mexico and he had a nomadic upbringing, living in numerous places throughout the country including, for a time, Mexico City. He received a private education in Houston, Texas as a teenager, but dropped out and roamed about doing an assortment of jobs...
7. Lennard Pearce Lennard Pearce Actor, Only Fools and Horses....
8. John Zaremba John Zaremba Actor, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
9. Jean Rollin Jean Rollin Director, The Living Dead Girl
10. Anatole Litvak Anatole Litvak Director, The Snake Pit The distinguished film director Anatole Litvak was born in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, the son of Jewish parents. His very first job was as a stage hand. In 1915, he became an actor, performing at a little-known experimental theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. As a teenager, he witnessed the 1917 Russian Revolution and the consequent nationalization of all theaters and drama schools...
11. Arnold Moss Arnold Moss Actor, Viva Zapata! Character actor Arnold Moss was born on January 28, 1910. Given his aristocratic bearing, perfect diction and resounding bass voice, it's not hard to believe that he was an experienced Shakespearean stage actor. It's quite rather harder to believe that he was born in Brooklyn, not London, but that's where he was from...
12. W. Somerset Maugham W. Somerset Maugham Writer, The Painted Veil Popular British novelist, playwright, short-story writer and the highest-paid author in the world in the 1930s, Somerset Maugham graduated in 1897 from St. Thomas' Medical School and qualified as a doctor, but abandoned medicine after the success of his first novels and plays. During World War I he worked as a secret agent and in 1928 settled in Cap Ferrat in France...
13. Ken Pogue Ken Pogue Actor, The 6th Day Ken is a Veteran actor of Movies and Television. He is probably best known to many as Major Jonathan B. Clack in the late-night series Adderly. Mr. Pogue plays a broad range of characters over his long career. Is cast as a bad guy a lot of the time, but lately has been cast mostly as an aging spouse, parent, or grandparent of the films lead characters.
14. Véra Clouzot Véra Clouzot Actress, Diabolique Married to the film-maker Henri-Georges Clouzot, Vera was directed by her husband in her first film the 1953 thriller The Wages of Fear, in which she appeared alongside Charles Vanel and Yves Montand. In a short film career Clouzot only performed in films directed by Henri-Georges, the most famous of which was undoubtedly the 1955 thriller Diabolique...
15. James Whitworth James Whitworth Actor, The Hills Have Eyes Big, brawny and burly, with a rough face, thick, dark curly hair, a furry mustache, a deep, growly voice, and a strong, stocky build, the redoubtable James Whitworth certainly made his aggressive and intimidating presence felt in several choice down'n'dirty 1970's drive-in exploitation pictures in which he often portrayed brutish...
16. Dorothy Abbott Dorothy Abbott Actress, A Virgin in Hollywood Perennial starlet Dorothy Abbott was a sexy, vivacious, wide-smiling model, showgirl and actress who could brighten up a room. Unfortunately, her cinematic offerings wound up being pretty minimal and her last years were marred by depression and, ultimately, a tragic end. She was born Dorothy E. Abbott on December 16...
17. Glenn Miller Glenn Miller Soundtrack, The Aviator Alton Glenn Miller was born on March 1, 1904, in Clarinda, Iowa; the son of Lewis Elmer and Mattie Lou Cavender Miller. He started his music studies when his father gave him a mandolin. He soon traded the mandolin for an old horn. In 1916 he switched to trombone. In 1923, he enrolled in the University of Colorado...
18. Shaila Rubin Shaila Rubin Casting Director, Life Is Beautiful Born in New Jersey on March 6th of 1935, Shaila Rubin spoke four languages, including French, Italian and Spanish. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in Literature at Bennington College, but she also spent extensive time studying the violin and viola at both the Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio and the Mannes School of Music in New York...
19. Paul Harvey Paul Harvey Actor, Spellbound
20. Christopher Hitchens Christopher Hitchens Writer, Hell's Angel Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) was a British-American author, journalist, and literary critic. He was a columnist at Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The Nation, Slate, and Free Inquiry. Hitchens is known for his atheism and anti-theism and was a firm believer in the Enlightenment values of secularism...
21. Jack Griffin Jack Griffin Actor, No Deposit, No Return Jack Griffin was born John Joseph Griffin in Jersey City NJ August 25, 1928, he started his acting career in 1968 after meeting Jackie Coogan, who suggested that Jack was a natural. He first co-stared in the long running play The Odd Couple, along with Hal March and Jackie Coogan, Jack played Murry the cop...
22. Liam O'Leary Liam O'Leary Director, Portrait of Dublin Liam O'Leary was born in Youghal, Co. Cork. He was among the founder members of the Irish Film Society in 1936. He worked as a theatre director before producing documentaries in the 1940s. The Irish political party, Clann na Poblachta, invited him to make a film to show the urban poverty that existed at the time. This was Our Country (1948)...
23. Frank Behrens Frank Behrens Actor, Wake Me When It's Over
24. Edward Walsh Edward Walsh Actor, Another 48 Hrs.
25. Bern Hoffman Bern Hoffman Actor, Li'l Abner
26. Ed Parker Ed Parker Actor, Curse of the Pink Panther
27. Booth Colman Booth Colman Actor, General Hospital Born in Portland, Oregon, and educated at the University of Washington and University of Michigan, Colman served in the Japanese Language Division of U.S. Military Intelligence during World War II. After his discharge, he began acting on the New York stage. In 1951, he headed to Hollywood to make his film debut in 'The Big Sky' (1952)...
28. Rebecca Brooks Rebecca Brooks Actress, Delivery: The Beast Within
29. Ray Smith Ray Smith Actor, Dempsey and Makepeace Ray Smith was also a political activist and a member of Plaid Cymru, the national party of Wales. In the 1950s he worked as the party's southern organizer. He lived in the village of Dinas Powys in the Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff and later at Abercwmboi, Mountain Ash in Rhondda Cynon Taff.
30. Jim Holliday Jim Holliday Director, High Desert Pirates
31. Hank Stohl Hank Stohl Actor, Capricorn One
32. Armand Hammer Armand Hammer Actor, The Cosby Show
33. Fats Waller Fats Waller Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Thomas Waller was born in 1904. He was one of the most important pianist in the history of jazz. He studied piano with James P. Johnson, one of the masters of the stride piano in the 1920s. Fats began recording his first piano solos in 1923. He worked in the revue "Hot Chocolates" in the late 1920s as a composer...
34. Eden Hartford Eden Hartford Actress, Invisible Invaders
35. Ace Vergel Ace Vergel Actor, Anak ng cabron
36. Giuseppe Rinaldi Giuseppe Rinaldi Miscellaneous Crew, Duck, You Sucker
37. Jose Gonzales-Gonzales Jose Gonzales-Gonzales Actor, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
38. Michael Dan Wagner Michael Dan Wagner Actor, Tremors
39. Barbara Mills Barbara Mills Actress, Gabriella, Gabriella Lovely long-haired brunette Barbara Mills was born on February 23, 1951. She hailed from Oxford, Massachusetts. Mills left home and moved to the bohemian artistic community of Venice Beach, California shortly after turning seventeen. Barbara established permanent roots in Venice Beach in the late 1960's...
40. Gabriel Trupin Gabriel Trupin Self, Madonna: Truth or Dare
41. William Ware Theiss William Ware Theiss Costume Designer, Star Trek: The Next Generation
42. Oral Roberts Oral Roberts Self, Love Is
43. Edward Earle Edward Earle Actor, The Wind Canadian native Edward Earle was born in Toronto on July 16, 1882, and was raised and schooled there. His stage career took form in Canada with an early emphasis on musical comedy, and he later toured in vaudeville and stock in association with Belasco, DeWolf Hopper Sr., Marie Cahill and the Schuberts...
44. Matjaz Klopcic Matjaz Klopcic Director, Vdovstvo Karoline Zasler
45. Trevor Adams Trevor Adams Actor, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
46. Emile de Antonio Emile de Antonio Director, In the Year of the Pig The son of a wealthy physician, Emile de Antonio grew up in the tough coal-mining town of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and it made a deep impression on him. His sympathies were always with working-class people (although he was a Harvard graduate, he was at times a dock worker, a peddler, the captain of a river barge and a broker in war-surplus equipment)...
47. Bianca Butthole Bianca Butthole Self, Betty Blowtorch: And Her Amazing True Life Adventures
48. Frank Lloyd Frank Lloyd Actor, Home and Away
49. Mikhail Zharov Mikhail Zharov Actor, Ivan the Terrible, Part I Mikhail Zharov was a popular Russian actor who starred in silent films, and enjoyed a stellar career, until he fell under suspicion during the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin. He was born Mikhail Ivanovich Zharov on October 27, 1899, in Moscow, Russian Empire. His father was a printing press worker...
50. Casey King Casey King Actor, Dracula: Dead and Loving It
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