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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. Connie Hines Connie Hines Actress, The First Meeting
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. Robert Bresson Robert Bresson Writer, A Man Escaped 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...
6. 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...
7. Diana Lynn Diana Lynn Actress, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek She was a child prodigy, pianist, at age 10, and her first movie role was one of the children in, "They Shall Have Music" (1939). You see her playing the piano. She made another movie using her 'real name' - Dolly in, "There's Magic in Music" (1941). She signed a long term contract with Paramount in 1942...
8. Robert Gunner Robert Gunner Actor, Planet of the Apes
9. Sam Wanamaker Sam Wanamaker Actor, Raw Deal Actor and director, born in Chicago, IL. 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. In 1957, he was appointed director of the New Shakespeare Theatre, Liverpool...
10. 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...
11. Joseph Barbera Joseph Barbera Producer, Scooby-Doo
12. John Costelloe John Costelloe Actor, Doubt
13. Amy Milner Amy Milner Actress, Victim of the Crime
14. Nick Stewart Nick Stewart Actor, Carmen Jones
15. Hans Billian Hans Billian Director, Liebesjagd durch 7 Betten
16. 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...
17. 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 1970's hardcore porno picture "High Rise," on which he used the alias Danny Stone. Steinmann was a production associate on Arthur...
18. Ted Markland Ted Markland Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
19. Jack Douglas Jack Douglas Self, 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...
20. Maureen Cusack Maureen Cusack Actress, Odd Man Out
21. 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...
22. Madeleine Taylor Holmes Madeleine Taylor Holmes Actress, The Outlaw Josey Wales
23. Joan Tabor Joan Tabor Actress, The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom
24. Maurie Fields Maurie Fields Actor, A Cry in the Dark
25. Mildred Clinton Mildred Clinton Actress, Alice Sweet Alice
26. Koko Koko Actor, Red Dog
27. Kirsty MacColl Kirsty MacColl Soundtrack, P.S. I Love You English songwriter and singer Kristy MacColl had hits with such albums as "Kite" (1989), "Titanic Days" (1994) and "Tropical Brainstorm" (2000). Her first hit as a songwriter was "They Don't Know" for Tracey Ullman in 1983. Her trademark style is a sharp wit allied to strong melodies. Her work combines these with Cuban and Brazilian rhythms...
28. Winnie Collins Winnie Collins Actress, The Swingin' Mrs. Jones
29. 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...
30. Mary Cox Mary Cox Writer, Courage
31. 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...
32. Paul Torday Paul Torday Writer, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
33. Edward Tierney Edward Tierney Actor, The Hunter
34. Doe Avedon Doe Avedon Actress, Deep in My Heart
35. James Conaty James Conaty Actor, All About Eve
36. Connie Russell Connie Russell Self, Episode #7.1 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...
37. Don Fedderson Don Fedderson Producer, The Lawrence Welk Show
38. 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")...
39. Ray Bennett Ray Bennett Actor, The Spoilers
40. Jack Linkletter Jack Linkletter Self, America Alive!
41. Alan Crosland Jr. Alan Crosland Jr. Director, The Old Man in the Cave
42. Buster Larsen Buster Larsen Actor, Pelle the Conqueror Buster Larsen was one of most well-known and beloved Danish actors - ever! Buster Larsen was born Axel Landing Larsen, a name which he later chanced to Buster Larsen. He was born in Copenhagen. Even as a child his talent for acting was recognised. He was a child actor at the age of 8, when he had his debut at "Politikens Børneteater"...
43. Gloria Marshall Gloria Marshall Actress, The Aquanettes
44. June Storey June Storey Actress, The Snake Pit If the purpose of a "prairie flower" was to help distract the cowboy hero from the bad guys and/or his horse, then lovely blonde actress June Storey fit the bill. She certainly inspired guitar-strumming balladeer Gene Autry to warble a few ditties in ten of his popular Republic Pictures' oaters...
45. Mark Goodson Mark Goodson Producer, The Price Is Right Radio and TV game show producer.
46. Joseph McCarthy Joseph McCarthy Soundtrack, Awakenings
47. Rudolf Platte Rudolf Platte Actor, Veronika Voss
48. Frances Fuller Frances Fuller Actress, Homebodies Frances Fuller was born into a prominent family in Charleston, South Carolina. She was educated at the Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart and studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After appearing in stock in Chester, Pennsylvania, Frances made her Broadway debut in George S. Kaufman's production of 'The Front Page' in 1928...
49. Václav Havel Václav Havel Self, Citizen Havel
50. José Bardina José Bardina Actor, La zulianita
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