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1. Chris Farley Chris Farley Actor, Tommy Boy Christopher Crosby Farley was born on February 15, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors Kevin P. Farley and John Farley. He was of Irish heritage. Farley studied theatre and communications on Marquette University...
2. Majel Barrett Majel Barrett Actress, General Hospital
3. Sam Wanamaker Sam Wanamaker Actor, Raw Deal Actor and director Sam Wanamaker was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Ukrainian Jewish immigrants, Molly (Babell) and Maurice Wattenmaker, a tailor. He studied at Drake University, IA, then trained at Goodman Theatre, Chicago, worked with summer stock companies in Chicago as an actor and director, and made his London debut in 1952...
4. Steve James Steve James Actor, All My Children Steve James was often cast in action movies as the hero's sidekick, despite usually being a better actor and fighter than the star. James was raised in New York City, attended C.W. Post College as an Arts and Film major, and upon graduating, became involved in stage work and TV commercials. He started in film as a stuntman...
5. Connie Hines Connie Hines Actress, Mister Ed
6. Robert Bresson Robert Bresson Writer, Un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou Le vent souffle où il veut Robert Bresson trained as a painter before moving into films as a screenwriter, making a short film (atypically a comedy), Public Affairs in 1934. After spending more than a year as a German POW during World War II, he made his debut with Angels of Sin in 1943. His next film, Les dames du Bois de Boulogne would be the last time he would work with professional actors...
7. Virna Lisi Virna Lisi Actress, Queen Margot Italian goddess Virna Lisi was merely one of a plethora of European movie beauties who proved over the course of their long careers, that they were capable of more than just visual performances. Born in 1936 as Virna Pieralisi, she began her film career as a teenager in 1953. Cast more for her looks than talent at the onset...
8. Diana Lynn Diana Lynn Actress, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek She was a child prodigy and pianist at age 10, and her first movie role was as one of the children in "They Shall Have Music" (1939), in which you see her playing the piano. She made another movie using the name Dolly (a short version of her real name (Dolores) in "There's Magic in Music" (1941). She signed a long-term contract with Paramount in 1942 and had her name changed to Diana Lynn...
9. Anne Revere Anne Revere Actress, A Place in the Sun Veteran character actress Anne Revere became another in the long line of talented artists whose careers would crash under the weight of the "Red Scare" hysteria that tore through Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s. Born in Manhattan and a direct descendant of Revolutionary War figure Paul Revere, Anne graduated from Wellesley College, then trained for the stage at the American Laboratory Theatre...
10. Joseph Barbera Joseph Barbera Producer, The Ruff & Reddy Show
11. Lilia Skala Lilia Skala Actress, Flashdance Born and raised in Vienna, Austria, Lilia Skala would become a star on two continents. In pre-World War II Austria she starred in famed Max Reinhardt's stage troupe, and in post-war America she would become a notable matronly, award-worthy character star on Broadway and in films. Forced to flee her Nazi-occupied homeland with her Jewish husband and two young sons in the late 1930s...
12. John Costelloe John Costelloe Actor, Doubt
13. Danny Steinmann Danny Steinmann Writer, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning Writer/director/producer Danny Steinmann was the son of noted East Coast art collector Herbert R. Steinmann. Danny made his debut as both writer and director with the funky hardcore porno picture High Rise, on which he used the alias Danny Stone. Steinmann was a production associate on Arthur Hiller's...
14. Jack Douglas Jack Douglas Writer, Bold Journey Coming from a theatrical family, Jack Douglas' entry into show business was as a producer, however, not as a performer. His father was a theatrical producer, and Jack followed in his footsteps at an early age - he produced his first show at 15. Douglas showed no interest in the performing end of the business until one night when one of his actors took ill and...
15. Hans Billian Hans Billian Director, Liebesjagd durch 7 Betten
16. Robert Gunner Robert Gunner Actor, Planet of the Apes
17. Tony Munafo Tony Munafo Actor, The Specialist
18. Winnie Collins Winnie Collins Actress, The Yellow Mask
19. Nick Stewart Nick Stewart Actor, The Amos 'n Andy Show
20. Ted Markland Ted Markland Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
21. Madeleine Taylor Holmes Madeleine Taylor Holmes Actress, The Outlaw Josey Wales
22. Edward Norris Edward Norris Actor, Boys Town Although a veteran of over 70 feature films including many grade A classics, Norris was best known as the star of many Bs, thanks to his appearances in innumerable second features during the 1930s and 1940s. The son of a prominent gynecologist, Septimus Edward Norris, he grew up in Philadelphia. At 16 he dropped out of the Culver Military Academy to marry a socially prominent physician's daughter...
23. Maurie Fields Maurie Fields Actor, The Flying Doctors
24. Cyril Ritchard Cyril Ritchard Actor, The Hobbit Legendary for his preening, prancing, delightfully playful villain Captain Hook on the award-winning stage (as well as TV) opposite America's musical treasure Mary Martin, beloved musical star Cyril Ritchard had a vast career that would last six decades, but "Peter Pan" would become his prime legacy...
25. Koko Koko Actor, Red Dog
26. Joan Tabor Joan Tabor Actress, Teenage Millionaire
27. Maureen Cusack Maureen Cusack Actress, Odd Man Out
28. Mark Goodson Mark Goodson Producer, The Match Game Radio and TV game show producer.
29. Doe Avedon Doe Avedon Actress, Deep in My Heart
30. Edward Tierney Edward Tierney Actor, The Hoodlum
31. Joseph McCarthy Joseph McCarthy Soundtrack, The Theory of Everything
32. Amy Milner Amy Milner Actress, Adam-12
33. Don Fedderson Don Fedderson Producer, My Three Sons
34. Ray Bennett Ray Bennett Actor, The Spoilers
35. Alan Crosland Jr. Alan Crosland Jr. Director, The Bionic Woman
36. John 'Bear' Curtis John 'Bear' Curtis Actor, The 13th Warrior
37. Belita Belita Actress, Lady, Let's Dance Exalted by her adoring fans as "Belita, the Ice Maiden", this Hollywood lady-in-waiting to Sonja Henie, was born Maria Belita Jepson-Turner in Hampshire, England on October 21, 1923. Trained in dance not long after learning how to walk (age 2), she went on to study ballet with Sir Anton Dolin...
38. Mandy Rice-Davies Mandy Rice-Davies Actress, Absolute Beginners
39. Mamo Clark Mamo Clark Actress, Mutiny on the Bounty
40. Jim Gosa Jim Gosa Actor, High Plains Drifter
41. Mary Cox Mary Cox Writer, Courage
42. Ross Thomas Ross Thomas Writer, Blood In, Blood Out Mr. Thomas was a widely admired writer of suspense thrillers, many of them set in a Washington D.C. filled with scheming, subterfuge and sudden death. Mr. Thomas, who was a combat infantryman in WWII and a former newspaperman and political consultant, became a highly productive novelist whose 25 books were praised for their intricate plots...
43. Bobby Jones Bobby Jones Self, How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 10: 'Trouble Shots' Golfing legend Bobby Jones was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 17, 1903. He began playing golf as a young child, and won his first tournament when he was nine years old. In 1916, at age 14, he made it to the third round of the US National Amateur tournament. Golf was not just a passion with him but almost an obsession...
44. Jack Linkletter Jack Linkletter Self, Here's Hollywood
45. Mildred Clinton Mildred Clinton Actress, Alice Sweet Alice
46. Gilbert Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud Soundtrack, Donnie Brasco Born in Toulon on 24 October 1927, Gilbert Bécaud was introduced to music at a very early age and started playing the piano well before attending the Nice conservatoire at age nine. Accepted by the Sacem at the age of 20, Gilbert Bécaud composed film scores on several occasions before only gradually taking an interest in songs (the French lyricist Pierre Delanoé wrote his first song "Mes mains")...
47. James Conaty James Conaty Actor, The Day the Earth Stood Still
48. Connie Russell Connie Russell Self, This Is My Love Shapely, sultry singer Connie Russell came from show biz parents and was already performing in her parent's song-and-dance vaudeville act by age two. The New York-born Connie, whose musical heritage included well-known vaudevillian and grandmother Marie Russell, traveled both in the U.S. and Europe during her early days...
49. Alex Havier Alex Havier Actor, They Were Expendable
50. Daisy Bufford Daisy Bufford Actress, Son of Ingagi
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