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1. Jennifer Jones Jennifer Jones Actress, Duel in the Sun When Jennifer Jones arrived in Hollywood in 1939, she still called herself Phylis Isley. Her face and especially her eyes drew the attention of the producer David O. Selznick, who did not only allow her a great career but also fell in love with her and finally married Jennifer Jones in 1949. For her role in The Song of Bernadette...
2. Dana Andrews Dana Andrews Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives American leading man of the 1940s and 1950s. The son of a Baptist minister (and one of 13 children), Andrews studied business administration at Sam Houston State Teachers College in Texas, but took a bookkeeping job with Gulf Oil in 1929 prior to graduating. In 1931 he hitchhiked to California, hoping to get work as an actor...
3. Thomas Mitchell Thomas Mitchell Actor, Gone with the Wind Certainly there have been many phrases coined about Thomas Mitchell as one of the most recognizable and exemplary character actors of Hollywood's golden years, but behind that elfish demeanor was a talent to fit many hats. He was a first-generation American of Irish immigrants who settled in New Jersey...
4. Janet Margolin Janet Margolin Actress, Annie Hall Pretty, demure-looking Janet Margolin was born in New York City in 1943 and educated at the New York High School of Performing Arts. The long-haired brunette was discovered for films by director Frank Perry as she was making great strides as a teen on Broadway. He saw her in the play "Daughter of Silence," for which she earned a Tony nomination...
5. Dan O'Bannon Dan O'Bannon Writer, Alien Dan O'Bannon was inspired at an early age by EC Comics like Tales from the Crypt and old horror films that he saw in St. Louis. He even wrote a few stories for Heavy Metal magazine (which also showed up in the film). O'Bannon got his start when he and John Carpenter collaborated on the cult sci-fi film Dark Star...
6. Alaina Reed-Hall Alaina Reed-Hall Actress, Cruel Intentions
7. James Hazeldine James Hazeldine Actor, Pink Floyd The Wall British stage, screen and television actor. Best known as firefighter Mike "Bayleaf" Wilson in the hit LWT drama London's Burning, a role he played continuously for seven years from the serial's inception in 1988. (The character's sobriquet stemmed from a culinary bent for complex recipes). In a career spanning three decades...
8. Paul Greco Paul Greco Actor, The Last Temptation of Christ
9. Lexie Bigham Lexie Bigham Actor, Boyz n the Hood
10. Alan Tilvern Alan Tilvern Actor, Who Framed Roger Rabbit
11. Ed Devereaux Ed Devereaux Actor, True Believers
12. Rex Allen Rex Allen Actor, Charlotte's Web Rex Allen started out as a singer in vaudeville, and sang on numerous radio shows before hooking up with a traveling rodeo show. He signed with Republic Pictures and became a popular singing cowboy, and was often paired with sidekick Slim Pickens. He starred in his own western TV series, Frontier Doctor and in the 1960s was the narrator on many nature documentaries for Walt Disney.
13. Gérard Blain Gérard Blain Actor, The American Friend
14. Roger Torrey Roger Torrey Actor, The Plunderers
15. Frank Sully Frank Sully Actor, The Grapes of Wrath
16. Linda Wong Linda Wong Actress, Easy Alice San Francisco-born Linda Wong was the first Asian to become a star in the adult film industry. She broke into porn in the mid-'70s--one of her pre-porn jobs was as a staffer in the office of famed San Francisco attorney Melvin Belli--and her sultry, exotic and striking looks and full-throttle performances captivated audiences virtually from the beginning...
17. Eddie Acuff Eddie Acuff Actor, The Petrified Forest Eddie Acuff is one of those wonderful supporting actors who peopled the fascinating world of Hollywood's A, B or Z movies. In a career spanning eighteen years he appeared in the amazing number of 251 movies and 1 TV episode! His appearances could be invisible (when deleted), hardly visible (he portrayed an endless series of cabbies...
18. Colin Clark Colin Clark Director, Rembrandt: The Bible
19. Jack Perrin Jack Perrin Actor, Jaws of Justice Jack Perrin was born in Three Rivers, MI, on July 25, 1896. His father, a real estate investor, had an eye on the burgeoning prospects in Los Angeles and moved his family there when Perrin was about four. Jack literally grew up witnessing the birth of the film industry, which exploded there in 1913...
20. Mary Ann Jackson Mary Ann Jackson Actress, School's Out Mary Ann Jackson was born on January 14, 1923. She was one of the earliest child stars of the twenties and thirties. Although she was better known as one of the child performers from the famed "Our Gang" comedies that are still popular today, Mary Ann began her film career at the age of four in 1927's "Smith's Pony." Although she didn't make any full length motion pictures during 1928...
21. Frederick Knott Frederick Knott Writer, Dial M for Murder
22. Kyôko Kishida Kyôko Kishida Actress, Woman in the Dunes
23. Kim Jong-il Kim Jong-il Writer, The Juche Idea
24. Jerry Hopper Jerry Hopper Director, The Private War of Major Benson
25. Lina Romay Lina Romay Actress, Don't Get Around Much Anymore Vivacious brunette singer and actress, Lina Romay, was born in New York in January 1919, the daughter of Mexican L.A. consulate attaché Porfirio A. Romay. In her teens, she was adept at swimming and diving. Moreover, she had an excellent voice and could sing equally well in English and in Spanish. Her showbusiness career took off...
26. Don Draper Don Draper Actor, Caddyshack II
27. Timmie Rogers Timmie Rogers Self, Episode #3.29
28. Frédéric de Pasquale Frédéric de Pasquale Actor, The French Connection
29. Grover Washington Jr. Grover Washington Jr. Soundtrack, Four Brothers One of my favorite jazz musicians, Grover Washington Jr. was one of the first to embrace the jazz-funk style. Born in Buffalo, New York, he was given his first saxophone lesson by his father. In the early 1960s he moved to Philadelphia. His most successful album was "Winelight". Released in June 1980...
30. Don Van Vliet Don Van Vliet Soundtrack, The Big Lebowski
31. Dorothy L. Sayers Dorothy L. Sayers Writer, Haunted Honeymoon
32. Don Ellis Don Ellis Music Department, The French Connection
33. Emma Style Emma Style Casting Director, Exam
34. Luciano Salce Luciano Salce Director, White Collar Blues
35. William Kendis William Kendis Actor, The Fever
36. Daniel Inouye Daniel Inouye Self, The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945
37. Helen Wallace Helen Wallace Actress, No Way Out
38. Richie Dye Richie Dye Actor, Road Trip
39. James Landis James Landis Writer, The Sadist
40. Nikos Papatakis Nikos Papatakis Writer, Thanos and Despina
41. Martti Pennanen Martti Pennanen Actor, One Man's War
42. Víctor Manuel Castro Víctor Manuel Castro Actor, El rey de las ficheras
43. Han Hsiang Li Han Hsiang Li Director, Chui lian ting zheng
44. Cesária Évora Cesária Évora Soundtrack, Great Expectations
45. Kevin Brennan Kevin Brennan Actor, Get Carter
46. Esko Nikkari Esko Nikkari Actor, The Man Without a Past
47. Albert Cavens Albert Cavens Actor, Cyrano de Bergerac
48. Irving Allen Irving Allen Producer, Cromwell Irving Allen started his film career in 1929 as an editor. He turned to directing in the 1940s, and two shorts he directed, Forty Boys and a Song and Climbing the Matterhorn, won Academy Awards. His feature film output, however, was not particularly successful, and in the 1950s he and producer Albert R. Broccoli formed Warwick Films in Great Britain to produce films there.
49. Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi Writer, Rumi: Poet of the Heart Jalaluddin Rumi, Scholar in Religious Sciences and famed Sufi Mystic Poet, was born on September 29th 1207 A.D. in Balkh (modern day Afghanistan). Escaping Mongol invasions he travelled extensively to Muslim lands, Bagdad, Mecca, Damascus, Malatia (Turkey). Married Gevher Khatun of Samarquand and moved to Quonya (Konya in present day Turkey)...
50. Henry Cuesta Henry Cuesta Self, Big Band Days
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