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1. Richard Long Richard Long Actor, The Big Valley Entering films straight out of high school, Richard Long's good looks served him well and got him a contract at Universal Pictures. Making his debut as Claudette Colbert's son in Tomorrow Is Forever, Long played juvenile leads in many Universal productions (he was one of the sons in the "Ma and Pa Kettle" series)...
2. Billie Whitelaw Billie Whitelaw Actress, Hot Fuzz Billie Whitelaw first appeared on the radio aged 11. She made her theatrical debut in 1950 and in films from 1953. She has made a speciality of playing intense, single-purposed women. Also, (on stage), she has appeared in many of the stranger plays by Samuel Beckett.
3. Rod Cameron Rod Cameron Actor, State Trooper The well-worn phrase "Tall in the saddle" is certainly one easy way of describing (and perhaps pigeon-holing) leathery, wiry-framed 1940s and early 1950s western film star Rod Cameron, although he proved quite capable in crime stories, horrors and even swing-era musicals. The 6'4" Canadian-born actor was born Nathan Roderick Cox on December 7...
4. Bob Steele Bob Steele Actor, The Big Sleep American Western star and character actor whose career spanned six decades. The son of director Robert N. Bradbury, he appeared in vaudeville with his parents and with his twin brother Bill Bradbury appeared as a child in a series of 16 semi- documentary short films directed by their father, The Adventures of Bob and Bill...
5. Myron Healey Myron Healey Actor, The Incredible Melting Man American actor and occasional screenwriter. One of the most frequently seen heavies in films and television programs of the 1950s, his name is nevertheless well known only to buffs. Occasionally he played minor leads and sympathetic characters, but his stern good looks and rich deep voice made him a memorable villain, particularly in Westerns.
6. H.B. Warner H.B. Warner Actor, It's a Wonderful Life Henry Byron Warner was the definitive cinematic Jesus Christ in Cecil B. DeMille's The King of Kings. He was born into a prominent theatrical family on October 26, 1875 in London. His father was Charles Warner, and his grandfather was James Warner, both prominent English actors. He replaced J.B. Warner as Jesus in The King of Kings when J.B...
7. F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald Writer, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button "There are no second acts in American lives," wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald, who himself went from being the high priest of the Jazz Age to a down-and-out alcoholic within the space of 20 years, but not before giving the world several literary masterpieces, the most famous of which is "The Great Gatsby" (1924)...
8. Stella Adler Stella Adler Actress, Shadow of the Thin Man The one teacher who truly introduced the Konstantin Stanislavski System for acting in America, Stella Adler was committed to the art like nobody since her first attempts to make a career as an actress in the 1930s. After a decisive journey to Russia, where Adler personally studied under Konstantin Stanislavski, her ideas began to take form when she related with the Group Theater...
9. Ted Healy Ted Healy Actor, San Francisco US vaudevillian who in 1923 founded a stage act known as "Ted Healy & His Stooges," the latter comprising one Moe Howard and his brother, Shemp Howard, whose roles were to act as foils, or stooges, for Healy's jokes. Joined later by Larry Fine, the Howards later went off on their own, eventually to call themselves "The Three Stooges." Over the years there would be six stooges in all...
10. Ralph Nelson Ralph Nelson Director, Lilies of the Field In 1959, Emmy Award-winning television director Ralph Nelson directed a 90-minute adaptation of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," with John Neville as the Dane, for the DuPont Show of the Month. Nelson himself adapted the 1601 Quatro (the "pirated" version considered corrupt) in order to make a coherent production of a play that uncut...
11. Syd Saylor Syd Saylor Actor, Arizona Days US light comedy player and cowboy sidekick in dozens of films for three decades from 1925.
12. Ilse Steppat Ilse Steppat Actress, On Her Majesty's Secret Service
13. Richard Hamilton Richard Hamilton Actor, Men in Black
14. Robert Paige Robert Paige Actor, Son of Dracula A "B" Hollywood leading man who had the requisite tall, dark and handsome features (plus an excellent singing voice) that Hollywood often relied upon, Robert Paige was an extremely capable player worthy of stronger dramatics but was too often trapped in staid and standard leading man roles that prevented him from showcasing properly and moving squarely into the "A" romantic ranks...
15. Stuart Erwin Stuart Erwin Actor, The Stu Erwin Show
16. Marianne Stone Marianne Stone Actress, Lolita She was one British character player who seemed to show up everywhere on post-war film, stage and TV, although, more times than not, could barely be glimpsed. A most efficient actress, Marianne Stone's career spanned four decades and was primarily enjoyed in bawdy, ribald comedy playing lowbrow or working-class ladies about town (waitresses...
17. Lois Hall Lois Hall Actress, Gone in Sixty Seconds Lois, was born in a tiny town in Minnesota in 1926, moved with her family to Long Beach, California where she had her first experience with theater as a set designer, stage manager and head electrician, was given a scholarship at the Pasadena Playhouse and became bitten by the "acting bug". In 1957 when she left SoCal and focused on family...
18. Barbara Scott Barbara Scott Actress, Van de Velde: Das Leben zu zweit - Sexualität in der Ehe
19. Simmy Bow Simmy Bow Actor, Rocky
20. George S. Patton George S. Patton Self, Nazi Concentration Camps George S. Patton III was a highly successful and highly controversial general who held Corps- and Army-level commands during World War II. Because of his great competence as a battlefield commander, Patton might have led the American troops during the invasion of Normandy; however, his impolitic ways...
21. Kamatari Fujiwara Kamatari Fujiwara Actor, Seven Samurai
22. Bill Simpson Bill Simpson Actor, Dr. Finlay's Casebook
23. Daphne Oxenford Daphne Oxenford Actress, Gilbert & Sullivan: The Very Models The phrase has now been enshrined in the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. "The time is a quarter to two," the announcer would intone. "This is the BBC Light Programme for mothers and children at home. Are you ready for the music? When it stops, Daphne Oxenford will be here to speak to you." "The music"...
24. Henry H. Daniels Jr. Henry H. Daniels Jr. Actor, Meet Me in St. Louis
25. John Lee John Lee Actor, Adventures of the Sea Hawk
26. Colin Douglas Colin Douglas Actor, A Family at War
27. Cal Bellini Cal Bellini Actor, Little Big Man
28. John Lamb John Lamb Camera and Electrical Department, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
29. Bee Duffell Bee Duffell Actress, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
30. Ib Mossin Ib Mossin Actor, Sønnen fra vingården
31. Charles Bolton Charles Bolton Actor, To Encourage the Others
32. Inma de Santis Inma de Santis Actress, Novela
33. Ron Frazier Ron Frazier Actor, Presumed Innocent
34. Gladys Henson Gladys Henson Actress, The Prince and the Showgirl
35. Rowland V. Lee Rowland V. Lee Director, Son of Frankenstein Coming from a show business family (his parents were stage actors), Rowland V. Lee began his career as a child actor in stock and on Broadway. He interrupted his stage career for a stint as a Wall Street stockbroker, but gave that up after two years and returned to the stage. Lee was hired by Thomas H. Ince as an actor in 1915...
36. John Close John Close Actor, Beginning of the End
37. Margaret Hall Margaret Hall Actress, One Life to Live
38. John Arnatt John Arnatt Actor, Whistle Down the Wind John Edwin Arnatt was born in Petrograd on the eve of the Russian Revolution, the son of a manager for Vauxhall Motors. Forced to leave Russia during the turmoil, his family returned to England where John was schooled at Epworth College and later trained for acting at RADA. On stage from 1936, he made his debut at the London West End in 1938 (in the revue "Happy Returns")...
39. Bill Edwards Bill Edwards Actor, Hail the Conquering Hero Handsome, strapping, wavy-haired, New Jersey-born Bill Edwards started out to be an artist but sidetracked somewhat successfully into acting during WWII. Born on September 14, 1918, he was raised in Wyoming country and rode on the rodeo circuit for a couple of years until a number of broken bones forced him to rethink his life's direction...
40. Marcia Lewis Marcia Lewis Actress, Night Warning
41. Emmanuel Yarborough Emmanuel Yarborough Actor, Dirty Movie
42. Annie France Annie France Actress, Mon amour est près de toi
43. Noreen Gammill Noreen Gammill Actress, Dumbo
44. Stanislaw Jaskiewicz Stanislaw Jaskiewicz Actor, The Dancing Hawk
45. Roger Avon Roger Avon Actor, Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
46. Freddy Morgan Freddy Morgan Self, The Spike Jones Show
47. Bernard Smith Bernard Smith Producer, How the West Was Won Bernard Smith Joined the Alfried A. Knopf publishing company in 1928. As Editor-in-Chief he published Langston Hughes and was the first American publisher of B. Traven, including THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE. Smith edited the original German manuscripts into publishible English. He came to Hollywood in 1947...
48. Giovanni Boccaccio Giovanni Boccaccio Writer, The Decameron
49. Albert Duvaleix Albert Duvaleix Actor, La Poison
50. Mark Hellinger Mark Hellinger Producer, The Roaring Twenties Mark Hellinger made his name as a New York theater critic and as one of the first of the nationally known "Broadway columnists", a craft which his friend Walter Winchell was the most famous practitioner. Born on March 21, 1903, Hellinger was the embodiment of the hard-boiled, hard-living, hard-drinking journalist that became a stereotype of the early talkies...
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