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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, Clarence Leroy Van Cleef, Jr. was born in Somerville, New Jersey, to Marion Lavinia (Van Fleet) and Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef, Sr. His parents were both of Dutch ancestry. Van Cleef started out as an accountant. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard minesweepers and subchasers during World War II...
2. John Spencer John Spencer Actor, The West Wing John Spencer was born John Speshock, Jr. in New York City, the only son of Mildred (Benzeroski), a homemaker and occasional waitress, and John Speshock, a truck driver. He grew up near Paterson, New Jersey, and left at age 16 to attend the Professional Children's School. In 1963, he landed a recurring role on The Patty Duke Show...
3. Thelma Todd Thelma Todd Actress, Horse Feathers Thelma Todd was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, an industrial city near the New Hampshire state line. She was a lovely child with good academic tendencies, so much so that she decided early on to become a schoolteacher. After high school she went on to college but at her mother's insistence entered several beauty contests (apparently her mother wanted her to be more than just a "schoolmarm")...
4. 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...
5. Sam Bottoms Sam Bottoms Actor, Apocalypse Now
6. 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...
7. Silvana Mangano Silvana Mangano Actress, Dune Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...
8. Moses Gunn Moses Gunn Actor, The NeverEnding Story
9. Robert Easton Robert Easton Actor, Working Girl
10. 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 of Yaqui heritage 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...
11. Lita Baron Lita Baron Actress, Champagne for Two Fiery brunette Andalusian-born singer, dancer and actress, in the U.S. from 1928. Using the stage name "Isabelita", she performed with Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra and was spotlighted at the Mocambo and Ciro's night clubs on the Sunset Strip. There, she came to the attention of up-and-coming movie star (and future husband) Rory Calhoun and was quickly destined to be in pictures...
12. 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...
13. Lynda Wiesmeier Lynda Wiesmeier Actress, Teen Wolf
14. Lillian Disney Lillian Disney Self, The 3rd Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame Awards
15. 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...
16. Dan Frazer Dan Frazer Actor, Kojak 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...
17. Douglas Lambert Douglas Lambert Actor, General Hospital
18. 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...
19. Derek Garth Derek Garth Camera and Electrical Department, The Blues Brothers
20. Laxmikant Berde Laxmikant Berde Actor, Saajan
21. 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...
22. Richard Warwick Richard Warwick Actor, If....
23. Peter Collinson Peter Collinson Director, The Italian Job
24. Eadie Del Rubio Eadie Del Rubio Actress, Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse
25. Harland Sanders Harland Sanders Self, Blast-Off Girls
26. Angela Clarke Angela Clarke Actress, House of Wax
27. Lee 'Lasses' White Lee 'Lasses' White Actor, Mystery Range
28. 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"...
29. Riley Hill Riley Hill Actor, The Trial of Billy Jack
30. Blue Demon Blue Demon Actor, Los campeones justicieros
31. Dan Fogelberg Dan Fogelberg Soundtrack, About Schmidt
32. Ray Price Ray Price Soundtrack, Grand Theft Auto V
33. Nicolette Larson Nicolette Larson Actress, Twins
34. Grigory Rasputin Grigory Rasputin 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...
35. Dorothy Caruso Dorothy Caruso Writer, The Great Caruso
36. Margo Moore Margo Moore Actress, Wake Me When It's Over
37. Jennifer Miro Jennifer Miro Actress, The Video Dead
38. Ed Hansen Ed Hansen Writer, The Bikini Carwash Company
39. Karl Struss Karl Struss Cinematographer, The Great Dictator Oscar-winning cinematographer Karl Struss was born on November 30, 1886, in New York City. He became a professional photographer after studying photography with Clarence H. White and became part of the group associated with the great photographer Alfred Stieglitz. His photographs, which he characterized as "pictorial" rather than "fashion"...
40. Cecil Howard Cecil Howard Director, Firestorm
41. 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...
42. Wilhelm Grimm Wilhelm Grimm Writer, Tangled
43. Sidney Olcott Sidney Olcott Director, From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth Prolific silent film director, the son of Irish immigrants. He started as an actor on the New York stage, and then appeared in films for Mutoscope in 1904, eventually working his way up to general manager of Biograph. Lured away to a rival company, he began to direct features for Kalem by 1907. That year...
44. 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...
45. C. Carwood Lipton C. Carwood Lipton Miscellaneous Crew, We Stand Alone Together 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...
46. Robert Dryden Robert Dryden Actor, Taking Off
47. Billy Streater Billy Streater Actor, Wyatt Earp
48. Fred Scott Fred Scott Actor, Melody of the Plains
49. Sylvester Sylvester Soundtrack, Milk
50. 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...
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