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1. Lee Van Cleef Lee Van Cleef Actor, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly One of the great movie villains, Lee Van Cleef started out as an accountant. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard minesweepers and subchasers during World War II. After the war he worked as an office administrator, becoming involved in amateur theatrics in his spare time. An audition for a professional role led to a touring company job in "Mr...
2. John Spencer John Spencer Actor, The Rock John was the only son of a lower middle-class family. His father, John Speshock, was a truck driver. His mother, Mildred, was a homemaker and an occasional waitress. He grew up near Paterson, New Jersey, but left at age 16 to attend the Professional Children's School. In 1963, he landed a recurring role on The Patty Duke Show...
3. Sam Bottoms Sam Bottoms Actor, Apocalypse Now
4. Nicol Williamson Nicol Williamson Actor, Spawn Nicol Williamson was an enormously talented actor who was considered by some critics to be the finest actor of his generation in the late 1960s and the 1970s, rivaled only by Albert Finney, whom Williamson bested in the classics. Williamson's 1969 "Hamlet" at the Roundhouse Theatre was a sensation in London...
5. Moses Gunn Moses Gunn Actor, The NeverEnding Story
6. Thelma Todd Thelma Todd Actress, Horse Feathers A one-time teacher and beauty queen, Thelma went to Hollywood in the late 1920s and soon became one of the premier comediennes of her day, with many appearances in comedy shorts (with Zasu Pitts, Patsy Kelly, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, and others) and also feature-length movies. In the 1930s...
7. Robert Easton Robert Easton Actor, Working Girl
8. Silvana Mangano Silvana Mangano Actress, Dune In 1947 she was one of the girls in the Miss Italia contest. Lucia Bose' became "The Queen", and nearby, on the stage of Stresa, were some other future stars of Italian cinema: Gina Lollobrigida Silvana Mangano, Eleonora Rossi Drago and Gianna Maria Canale
9. Madlyn Rhue Madlyn Rhue Actress, Operation Petticoat American character actress Madlyn Rhue was one of television's most prolific actresses and has starred in everything from sitcoms to soap operas to drama series and films for nearly 40 years. Her beautiful looks, black/dark brown hair and hazel eyes got her the attention of television producers and she found herself guest starring on such series as Rawhide...
10. Roy Brocksmith Roy Brocksmith Actor, Total Recall Roy Brocksmith began his career on the bar at Hap Kuhl's Tavern in his native Quincy, Illinois, at the age of three. As a boy soprano, he performed in churches, schools, and appeared regularly on local radio and television programs. At 16, he taught at the local children's theater. Two years later he married his high-school girlfriend...
11. Dan Frazer Dan Frazer Actor, Deconstructing Harry Son of a bricklayer and ironworker, who was involved in the construction of the Empire State Building, Dan Frazer first acted in local theatre in his rough 'Hell's Kitchen' neighbourhood on the Manhattan West Side. He also benefited from the Federal Theatre Project, funded by the Works Progress Administration after the onset of the Great Depression...
12. Roy Edward Disney Roy Edward Disney Self, Most Unlikely Heroes Roy Edward Disney began working for the Walt Disney Company as an assistant film editor on the True-Life Adventure film in 1954. In 1967, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the company. In 1984, he returned to the company as vice chairman of the board, and head of the animation department. On October 16...
13. Richard Warwick Richard Warwick Actor, If....
14. Lynda Wiesmeier Lynda Wiesmeier Actress, Teen Wolf
15. Lillian Disney Lillian Disney Self, Episode #5.36
16. Peter Collinson Peter Collinson Director, The Italian Job
17. Tony Keyes Tony Keyes Actor, Lethal Weapon 4
18. Nicolette Larson Nicolette Larson Soundtrack, Twins
19. Alfred Lynch Alfred Lynch Actor, The Hill Alfred Lynch was born in the East End of London in 1931. Born the son of a plumber, he quit school to become a draughtsman's apprentice. After doing his National Service in the Army he began to train as an actor, coming out as a real talent of British cinema with critically acclaimed roles in Coventry and the Royal Court in London...
20. Camille Saint-Saëns Camille Saint-Saëns Soundtrack, Babe Composer chiefly remembered for his symphonic poems -the first of that genre to be written by a Frenchman- and for his opera 'Samson et Dalila'. Notable for his pioneering efforts on behalf of French music, he was also a gifted pianist and organist, and a writer of criticism, poetry, essays, and plays...
21. Laxmikant Berde Laxmikant Berde Actor, Saajan
22. Angela Clarke Angela Clarke Actress, House of Wax
23. Aileen Pringle Aileen Pringle Actress, Murder at Midnight Aileen Pringle's favorite film was a mid-1920s silent based on a book by Elinor Glyn: Three Weeks, sort of a "Lady Chatterly's Lover". She recalled in a 1980 telephone conversation: "The film was in good taste; some people thought the book was trashy". Anita Loos wrote in "A Girl Like I"...
24. Douglas Lambert Douglas Lambert Actor, General Hospital
25. Lew Landers Lew Landers Director, The Raven Rivaling Sam Newfield and William Beaudine as one of the American film industry's most prolific directors, Lew Landers began directing features in the mid-'30s under his real name of Louis Friedlander, but changed it to Lew Landers after several films. His first effort, The Raven, with Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi...
26. Derek Garth Derek Garth Camera and Electrical Department, The Blues Brothers
27. Ray Price Ray Price Soundtrack, The Last Picture Show
28. Leon Eagles Leon Eagles Actor, A Dog's Ransom: Part 1
29. Fred Scott Fred Scott Actor, The Singing Buckaroo
30. Joseph B. Vasquez Joseph B. Vasquez Writer, Hangin' with the Homeboys Born in the South Bronx, the son of two heroin addicts, Joseph Vazquez was 10 months old when his mother left him (and his two older brothers) to be raised by her mother (his father died of a drug overdose in 1985). When he was 12, he began making his own movies, using a relative's Super-8 camera. Awarded a filmmaking degree from City College of New York in 1983...
31. Harland Sanders Harland Sanders Self, Blast-Off Girls
32. Joey Valentine Joey Valentine Actress, Layout
33. Grigory Rasputin Grigory Rasputin Uncategorised Gregory Rasputin was one of Russia's most controversial and mysterious figures who posed as a "holy man" and destroyed the political image and reputation of Russia's Emperor Tsar Nicholas II and his family through a series of political manipulations, disgusting scandals and treachery, provoking a huge wave of public anger and helping the communists to prepare the disastrous Russian revolution...
34. C. Carwood Lipton C. Carwood Lipton Self, Points Hardly 22 years of age, C. Carwood Lipton joined the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division in 1942 as a lowly private. He left the Army after World War II having received a battlefield commission to the rank of second lieutenant. In the meanwhile he had joined in the paratroop invasion of bloody Utah Beach in Normandy...
35. Dan Fogelberg Dan Fogelberg Soundtrack, About Schmidt
36. Eloise Taylor Eloise Taylor Actress, Ragtime
37. Blue Demon Blue Demon Actor, The Champions of Justice
38. Lee 'Lasses' White Lee 'Lasses' White Actor, Mystery Range
39. Jennifer Miro Jennifer Miro Actress, The Video Dead
40. Eadie Del Rubio Eadie Del Rubio Actress, You Gotta Have Hope
41. Wilhelm Grimm Wilhelm Grimm Writer, Tangled
42. Roger Gentry Roger Gentry Actor, The Ramrodder Having been born in Texas, he graduated from High School in Kerrville, Texas and went to the University of Texas at Austin in the Navy ROTC program. He also says he played football in the early 50s for UTexas and claims one knee was injured in a Texas football game in the early 1950s. He speaks Russian from a stint in the military...
43. Jenifer Estess Jenifer Estess Producer, Three Sisters: Searching for a Cure Jenifer Estess was a New York theater producer, diagnosed with A.L.S. in 1997. With her sisters, she founded Project A.L.S. and served as a spokesperson and fundraiser for the first few years of its existence. Her biography and an HBO documentary will be released in early 2004.
44. Grigori Aleksandrov Grigori Aleksandrov Director, October (Ten Days that Shook the World) Grigori Aleksandrov was a Soviet-Russian filmmaker best known as director of Volga - Volga, Tsirk, and October (Ten Days that Shook the World), as well as co-star in Battleship Potemkin by director Sergei M. Eisenstein. He was born Grigori Vasilyevich Mormonenko on January 23, 1903 in Ekaterinburg, Russia. His father, Vasili Mormonenko...
45. Robert Dryden Robert Dryden Actor, The Edge of Night
46. Sylvester Sylvester Soundtrack, Milk
47. Thor Arngrim Thor Arngrim Producer, All the Kind Strangers
48. Risto Jarva Risto Jarva Director, The Year of the Hare Risto Jarva was one of the main characters in the so called "Finnish New Wave cinema" along with Mikko Niskanen, Jaakko Pakkasvirta and Erkko Kivikoski. As a boy he was interested in photography and later on a pastor in a local parish introduced him to cine-camera-filming. In his early twenties Jarva started to study chemistry in Helsinki Polytecnic...
49. Richard Coleman Richard Coleman Actor, 10 Rillington Place
50. Chris Willow Bird Chris Willow Bird Actor, Where the North Begins
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