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1. Brittany Murphy Brittany Murphy Actress, King of the Hill Brittany Murphy was born Brittany Anne Bertolotti on November 10, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Sharon Kathleen Murphy and Angelo Joseph Bertolotti. Her father's ancestry is Italian, and her mother is of Irish and Slovak descent. Her father moved the family back to Edison, New Jersey as a native New Yorker and to be closer to other siblings from previous marriages...
2. Bobby Darin Bobby Darin Soundtrack, American Beauty Walden Robert Cassotto, nicknamed "Bobby", was born in The Bronx, New York, in 1936. Severe rheumatic fever as a child scarred his heart and led to an overprotected and pampered childhood. He was the focal point of a family that fostered and encouraged his love of music. His music career started out with writing songs and taking demos around to different music producers...
3. Michèle Morgan Michèle Morgan Actress, The Fallen Idol A classic beauty, blonde French actress Michèle Morgan has been one of her country's most popular leading ladies for over five decades. Born in 1920, she studied acting under René Simon and began her career at 15 working as a film extra to pay for drama classes. The young actress soon caught the eye of director Marc Allégret...
4. Madge Sinclair Madge Sinclair Actress, The Lion King Madge Sinclair was born Madge Dorita Walters on April 28 1938 in Kingston, Jamaica, married young and had two sons. Madge worked as a teacher in Jamaica until she was 30. She left her two boys with their father and went to New York City to be an actress. She began modeling and later acted with the New York Shakespearean Festival and at Joseph Papp's Public Theatre...
5. Steve Landesberg Steve Landesberg Actor, Barney Miller
6. Jeanne Carmen Jeanne Carmen Self, Golfing with Demaret Jeanne Carmen spent her early childhood in Paragould, Arkansas with her family picking cotton. At age 13, she ran away from home, eventually landing in New York City and taking a job as a dancer in an off-Broadway touring company. The early 1950s found her in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the company of the likes of mobster Johnny Roselli...
7. C. Aubrey Smith C. Aubrey Smith Actor, Rebecca Movie roles are sometimes based upon what the audience expects to see. If the role called for the tall stereotypical Englishmen with the stiff upper lip and stern determination, that man would be C. Aubrey Smith, graduate of Cambridge University, a leading Freemason and a test cricketer for England...
8. Irene Hervey Irene Hervey Actress, Play Misty for Me Attractive, blond, dimple-cheeked artist's daughter, Irene Hervey was trained at the MGM School of Acting before being signed as a contract player in 1933. Often on loan to other studios, she was assigned bit parts until meatier co-starring roles came along in The Girl Said No and Say It in French. While at MGM...
9. Peter Brocco Peter Brocco Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Prolific, sharp-featured American character actor of somewhat skeletal and dishevelled appearance, accentuated later in his career by thinning hair and a scraggly goatee. A former theology student, Brocco began his career playing leading roles in stock theatre. He subsequently honed his craft touring France...
10. Foster Brooks Foster Brooks Actor, Cannonball Run II Brooks was born in Louisville, Kentucky, one of eight sons, whose father was a county sheriff. Brooks dropped out of school after the 6th grade and did a variety of jobs before beginning a career in radio at the age of 21. He was a newscaster and disc jockey in Louisville, and Buffalo before switching to television newscasting...
11. Robert Mulligan Robert Mulligan Director, To Kill a Mockingbird
12. Carl Sagan Carl Sagan Writer, Contact Carl Sagan was an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences. He is best known for his work as a science popularizer and communicator. He published more than 600 scientific papers and articles and was author...
13. Arnold Stang Arnold Stang Actor, The Man with the Golden Arm A show-stopping comic for decades, the inimitable Arnold Stang, with the trademark Runyonesque voice and thick, black glasses, started out famously on radio before branching out to include Broadway, films and especially TV. Born on September 28, 1918, in New York City (for decades he himself perpetuated the myth of being born in 1925 in Chelsea...
14. Argentina Brunetti Argentina Brunetti Actress, General Hospital Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 31, 1907, Argentina Brunetti began her show business career at the age of three with a walk-on role in the opera "Cavelaria Rusticana", and followed her famous mother Mimi Aguglia's footsteps in the theater, performing supporting roles on stages throughout Europe and South America...
15. John Steinbeck John Steinbeck Writer, The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck was the third of four children and the only son born to John Ernst and Olive Hamilton Steinbeck. His father was County Treasurer and his mother, a former schoolteacher. John graduated from Salinas High School in 1919 and attended classes at Stanford University, leaving in 1925 without a degree...
16. William Lundigan William Lundigan Actor, Men Into Space The athletic William Lundigan stood 6' 2" and weighed 170 pounds. He played football, basketball and tennis at Syracuse (NY) University. He was discovered by Charles R. Rogers, head of production at Universal Studios. Rogers happened to tune into radio station WFBL in Syracuse. He was so intrigued by a voice he heard reading a commercial that he gave instructions for the speaker to be located...
17. Billy E. Hughes Billy E. Hughes Actor, Ole Rex
18. Jûzô Itami Jûzô Itami Director, Tampopo A tragic end belies a life led with purpose. The son of a successful filmmaker, Juzo Itami made his name acting in television and films before making a late career shift into screenwriting and directing at age 50. Known to choose the subjects of his films through everyday observations, he often followed...
19. Donna Atwood Donna Atwood Self, Ice Aces
20. James Wainwright James Wainwright Actor, Joe Kidd General purpose actor James Wainwright was born in Illinois in 1938 and discovered he had artistic talent at a young age, landing a scholarship at Carnegie University. This active pursuit was all but dissipated when he decided to join the Marines. Following his honorable discharge, he made do with a number of unskilled jobs until he found an interest in another area of the fine arts -- acting...
21. Patricia Elliott Patricia Elliott Actress, One Life to Live
22. Kenneth Wolger Kenneth Wolger Actor, The Mechanic
23. Gian Molina Gian Molina Actor, Ice Cream
24. Frank Webb Frank Webb Actor, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes Frank Taylor Webb was born in Wilmette, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago immediately north of Evanston. He attended high school in Scottsdale, Arizona, and following graduation moved to California where he attended Los Angeles City College. During this time Frank began to pursue acting roles and...
25. Elisabeth Risdon Elisabeth Risdon Actress, The Roaring Twenties Star actress of UK silents who became a Hollywood character player in the sound era, typically portraying stern, autocratic elders.
26. Walter Chiari Walter Chiari Actor, Bellissima
27. Irving Rapper Irving Rapper Director, Now, Voyager Irving Rapper was one of the last surviving directors from the Golden Age of Hollywood, passing away on Dec. 20, 1999, at the age of 101, four weeks shy of his 102nd birthday. Rapper is best remembered for the films he made with Bette Davis, including the classics Now, Voyager and The Corn Is Green...
28. Riccardo Freda Riccardo Freda Writer, Theodora, Slave Empress Riccardo Freda was born in Alexandria, Egypt, of Italian parents. Educated in Milan, he became a sculptor, then a newspaper art critic. He began a career in film in 1937 as a screenwriter and production supervisor. He moved into directing in 1942, beginning a career that lasted some 40 years. Resisting the strong neo-realism trend in postwar Italy...
29. Wylie Draper Wylie Draper Actor, The Disappearance of Christina Wylie Hughes Draper Jr. was born May 5 1969 in West Virginia. He seemed destined for stardom from the very start, at the age of ten Wylie's brother Desmond would throw parties at a local skating rink where Wylie would dance like Michael Jackson often becoming the main attraction at the party! Even as a child many people noted the strong resemblance between Wylie and Michael Jackson...
30. Lois Jewell Lois Jewell Actress, Star Trek
31. Shari Rhodes Shari Rhodes Casting Department, Jaws
32. Andrew Dorff Andrew Dorff Music Department, Jake's Corner
33. Roy O. Disney Roy O. Disney Camera and Electrical Department, Alice's Spooky Adventure Roy O. Disney was an American businessman, becoming the partner and co-founder, along with his younger brother Walt Disney, of Walt Disney Productions, since renamed The Walt Disney Company. While Walt was the creative man, Roy was the one who made sure the company was financially stable. Roy and Walt both founded Disney Studios as brothers...
34. Natalie Norwick Natalie Norwick Actress, 23 Paces to Baker Street
35. George Sowards George Sowards Actor, Borrowed Trouble
36. Walter Fitzgerald Walter Fitzgerald Actor, Treasure Island
37. Moss Hart Moss Hart Writer, You Can't Take It with You Tony Award-winning American playwright/lyricist Moss Hart was born Oct. 24, 1904, in New York City to a poor Jewish family and raised in what he described as a "drab tenement" on 107th St. in the Bronx. He was educated in the city public school system. He showed a knack for writing at an early age--he...
38. John Vivyan John Vivyan Actor, Mr. Lucky John Vivyan was born John R. Vukayan on May 31, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois to Serbian immigrant parents. He served in the U.S. Army during the Guadalcanal campaign for the 132nd Infantry Regiment, Company "E" in World War II, where he wounded his leg. After attending the American Academy of Dramatic Art under the GI Bill of Rights...
39. Artur Rubinstein Artur Rubinstein Soundtrack, The Truman Show
40. Edward Evans Edward Evans Actor, The Grove Family
41. Hank Snow Hank Snow Soundtrack, The Slaughter Rule
42. Eric Campbell Eric Campbell Actor, The Immigrant Campbell was born in Sale, Cheshire on 26th April 1880 and began acting as a boy. He married fellow music hall performer Fanny Gertrude Robotham on March 30, 1901 and was later hired by English music hall impresario Fred Karno for his "Fun Factory" comedy troupes that featured other comics like a young Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel...
43. Angela McEwan Angela McEwan Actress, Nebraska
44. Grayce Hampton Grayce Hampton Actress, The Snake Pit
45. Merna Kennedy Merna Kennedy Actress, The Circus
46. Ned Washington Ned Washington Soundtrack, Carol Prolific American lyricist and songwriter, one of the giants of Tin Pan Alley. He contributed numerous popular standards to jazz and to the big band scene. His catalogue includes such titles as "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" (theme song for bandleader Tommy Dorsey), the ballad "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You"...
47. James Hilton James Hilton Writer, Mrs. Miniver
48. Chanel Price Chanel Price Actress, The Devil in Miss Jones 3: A New Beginning Chanel Price was an American pornographic actress who was noted for her exceptional height (6'3") and husky voice. She worked as an exotic dancer in San Jose, California, before making the move to Los Angeles to try her hand in the adult-film industry. She immediately became popular with fans of tall...
49. Jane Arden Jane Arden Actress, Separation Jane Arden was born in Wales in 1927 and left for London in her teens. She trained at RADA and quickly began working as an actress and playwright. It was there that she met her future husband, Philip Saville, who is now perhaps most known for his work Boys from the Blackstuff and The Life and Loves of a She-Devil. They had 2 children, Sebastian Saville and Dominic Saville and one step- child, Elizabeth Saville...
50. Ben Sharpsteen Ben Sharpsteen Director, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
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