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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. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. Connie Hines Connie Hines Actress, The First Meeting
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. Joseph Barbera Joseph Barbera Producer, Scooby-Doo
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. Robert Gunner Robert Gunner Actor, Planet of the Apes
14. John Costelloe John Costelloe Actor, Doubt
15. Amy Milner Amy Milner Actress, Victim of the Crime
16. Hans Billian Hans Billian Director, Liebesjagd durch 7 Betten
17. Joan Tabor Joan Tabor Actress, The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. Ted Markland Ted Markland Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
21. Nick Stewart Nick Stewart Actor, Carmen Jones
22. Madeleine Taylor Holmes Madeleine Taylor Holmes Actress, The Outlaw Josey Wales
23. Koko Koko Actor, Red Dog
24. Maureen Cusack Maureen Cusack Actress, Odd Man Out
25. Ray Bennett Ray Bennett Actor, The Spoilers
26. Maurie Fields Maurie Fields Actor, A Cry in the Dark
27. 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")...
28. Doe Avedon Doe Avedon Actress, Deep in My Heart
29. Jacqueline Laurent Jacqueline Laurent Actress, Daybreak
30. Mildred Clinton Mildred Clinton Actress, Alice Sweet Alice
31. Joseph McCarthy Joseph McCarthy Soundtrack, Awakenings
32. James Conaty James Conaty Actor, All About Eve
33. 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...
34. 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...
35. 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"...
36. Václav Havel Václav Havel Self, Citizen Havel
37. Winnie Collins Winnie Collins Actress, The Swingin' Mrs. Jones
38. Alan Crosland Jr. Alan Crosland Jr. Director, The Old Man in the Cave
39. 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...
40. Mary Cox Mary Cox Writer, Courage
41. Don Fedderson Don Fedderson Producer, The Lawrence Welk Show
42. Edward Tierney Edward Tierney Actor, The Hunter
43. Jack Linkletter Jack Linkletter Self, America Alive!
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. Paul Torday Paul Torday Writer, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
47. Mamo Clark Mamo Clark Actress, Mutiny on the Bounty
48. Rudolf Platte Rudolf Platte Actor, Veronika Voss
49. 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...
50. Ted Thorpe Ted Thorpe Actor, Hang 'Em High
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