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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. Charles Laughton Charles Laughton Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty Charles Laughton was born on July 1, 1899 in Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Robert Laughton, a Yorkshire hotel keeper. His mother was a devout Roman Catholic of Irish ancestry. Laughton briefly attended Scarborough College, a local boys' school in his area before attending Stonyhurst College, an English Jesult school...
3. 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...
4. 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...
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. Paul Harvey Paul Harvey Actor, Spellbound
7. Lennard Pearce Lennard Pearce Actor, Only Fools and Horses....
8. Fran Jeffries Fran Jeffries Actress, The Pink Panther
9. John Zaremba John Zaremba Actor, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
10. Jean Rollin Jean Rollin Director, The Nude Vampire
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Véra Clouzot Véra Clouzot Actress, Diabolique Véra Gibson-Amado, known professionally as Véra Clouzot, was a Brazilian-French actress. In 1941, Véra met French actor Léo Lapara, a member of the theater company of Louis Jouvet, who toured in Brazil during World War II. Vera married the actor, taking part in the company's South American tour that lasted almost four years. After World War II, Vera settled in Paris...
15. Tom Irish Tom Irish Actor, Father's Little Dividend
16. Ken Pogue Ken Pogue Actor, The 6th Day Pogue was an 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 later was cast mostly as an aging spouse, parent, or grandparent of the films lead characters.
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. 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)...
20. Edward Walsh Edward Walsh Actor, Another 48 Hrs.
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. 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...
24. Edward Underdown Edward Underdown Actor, Thunderball A London-born stage and film veteran, actor Edward Underdown was educated at Eton College and began in theatre roles in 1932 with "Words and Music". A former jockey and steeplechase rider, he quickly forged ahead in films making his debut in The Warren Case and appearing in secondary roles. A tall, officious and good looking gent...
25. 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...
26. Armand Hammer Armand Hammer Actor, The Cosby Show
27. Casey King Casey King Actor, Dracula: Dead and Loving It
28. 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...
29. Frank Behrens Frank Behrens Actor, Wake Me When It's Over
30. Jose Gonzales-Gonzales Jose Gonzales-Gonzales Actor, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
31. Irene Windust Irene Windust Actress, Roadracers
32. Bern Hoffman Bern Hoffman Actor, Li'l Abner
33. Ed Parker Ed Parker Actor, Curse of the Pink Panther
34. 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.
35. Trevor Adams Trevor Adams Actor, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
36. Jean Phillips Jean Phillips Actress, Dr. Broadway
37. Gabriel Trupin Gabriel Trupin Self, Madonna: Truth or Dare
38. Enrique Rambal Enrique Rambal Actor, The Exterminating Angel
39. Domini Blythe Domini Blythe Actress, The Trotsky
40. Romaine Fielding Romaine Fielding Actor, The Rattlesnake
41. David Markham David Markham Actor, Gandhi
42. Arnold Lucy Arnold Lucy Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
43. Ángel Infante Ángel Infante Actor, Los tres vivales
44. 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...
45. Lillian O'Malley Lillian O'Malley Actress, Psycho
46. Olga Zubarry Olga Zubarry Actress, Plaza de almas Olga Adela Zubarriain was born in Buenos Aires on October 30th 1929. She began her career in the old Lumiton studios in 1943 as a bit player in Safo (Carlos Hugo Christensen-1943). Her real chance when the studio prepared an adaptation of the novel Frau Elsie by Arthur Schnitzler which was called The Naked Angel...
47. Ace Vergel Ace Vergel Actor, Anak ng cabron
48. Bob Mosher Bob Mosher Writer, The Munsters
49. Stojan Decermic Stojan Decermic Actor, I Even Met Happy Gypsies
50. Jim Holliday Jim Holliday Director, High Desert Pirates
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