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1. Bolaji Badejo Bolaji Badejo Actor, Alien
2. Christine Cavanaugh Christine Cavanaugh Actress, Babe
3. Michelle Thomas Michelle Thomas Actress, Family Matters Michelle Thomas was born in Boston but raised in New York and New Jersey. She attended the Montclair School of Arts and the Broadway Dance Center. She is survived by her parents, Phynjuar Thomas (a stage actress and acting coach) and Dennis J.T. Thomas (a founder and current member of the 1970s funk band Kool & the Gang); her brother...
4. Brooke McCarter Brooke McCarter Actor, The Lost Boys Brooke McCarter was born on April 22, 1963. He was named after his father and his mother's name is Maria. Brooke had a sister named Melissa and a brother named Robert. Brooke's family had been in entertainment for quite some time. His grandfather was an old Vaudeville actor and his father was a drummer...
5. Aurora Miranda Aurora Miranda Actress, The Three Caballeros Aurora Miranda had a successful career in Brazil and the US, although somewhat overshadowed by her sister Carmen Miranda's larger-then-life persona. Aurora was six years younger than Carmen, not as brilliant but equally talented and vivacious. She made her recording debut on May 25, 1933, at the age of 18...
6. Kenneth Tobey Kenneth Tobey Actor, Whirlybirds Born in Oakland, California, Kenneth Tobey was headed for a law career when he first dabbled in acting at the University of California Little Theater. That experience led to a year and a half of study at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse, where his classmates included Gregory Peck, Eli Wallach and Tony Randall...
7. Harvey Stephens Harvey Stephens Actor, Sergeant York At age 30, actor Harvey Stephens had a sophisticated charm and staid, long-jawed handsomeness that seemed ideal for the big screen, particularly in elegant or period settings. A veteran of a handful of Broadway shows by the time he made his sudden move to film, he was handed on a silver platter a debut starring role...
8. Don DeFore Don DeFore Actor, Hazel Don Defore played Mr. Thornberry ("Thorny") on The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, a role that came came easy for him as in real life he was pretty much like his "Thorny" character. He married his wife Marion in 1942 and they lived in a farmhouse in the Mandeville Canyon area outside Los Angeles, which was then farm country...
9. Cliff Osmond Cliff Osmond Actor, The Fortune Cookie
10. Butterfly McQueen Butterfly McQueen Actress, Gone with the Wind Thelma McQueen attended public school in Augusta, Georgia and graduated from high school in Long Island, New York. She studied dance with Katherine Dunham, Geoffrey Holder, and Janet Collins. She danced with the Venezuela Jones Negro Youth Group. The "Butterfly" stage name, which does describe her constantly moving arms...
11. Warren Finnerty Warren Finnerty Actor, Easy Rider
12. Dick Elliott Dick Elliott Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington In the thirties, forties, and especially the 1950's, if a director wanted a short, fat actor to play a windy storekeeper or a raucous conventioneer, he might well cast Dick Elliott. He was one of those actors who, whenever he appeared on screen, often for less than a minute, the audience would think, "Oh, it's that guy." Yet few would ever know his name...
13. Harry Langdon Harry Langdon Writer, The Flying Deuces There was a fourth major silent movie comedian in the 1920s, who many feel ranks up there with Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd, but who now is sadly forgotten. His name was Harry Langdon and he was born on June 15, 1884, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to a self-employed painter, William...
14. Joseph Sargent Joseph Sargent Director, Something the Lord Made
15. Joe Cocker Joe Cocker Soundtrack, Iron Man 2
16. Josef von Sternberg Josef von Sternberg Director, The Blue Angel Josef von Sternberg split his childhood between Vienna and New York City. His father, a former soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army, could not support his family in either city; Sternberg remembered him only as "an enormously strong man who often used his strength on me." Forced by poverty to drop out of high school...
17. Tucker Smith Tucker Smith Actor, West Side Story
18. Gustav Fröhlich Gustav Fröhlich Actor, Metropolis
19. William Duell William Duell Actor, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
20. Joe Strummer Joe Strummer Soundtrack, Black Hawk Down Although best known as the outspoken front man for legendary punk rock group The Clash, Joe Strummer also carved out an interesting niche as an actor once the band broke up. The Clash formed in 1976, and along with the Sex Pistols spearheaded the British punk rock scene. By 1979, The Clash had broadened their musical horizons at a time when most punk bands were painting themselves into a corner...
21. Robert Keith Robert Keith Actor, Guys and Dolls Robert Keith was an American character actor who appeared in a number of prominent films and was the father of actor Brian Keith. A native of Indiana, Keith joined a stock company as a teenager and developed skills as a writer and actor. He appeared in dozens of plays around the country and on Broadway...
22. Phillip Pine Phillip Pine Actor, Men in War
23. Alexander Mackendrick Alexander Mackendrick Writer, The Man in the White Suit One of the most distinguished (if frequently overlooked) directors ever to emerge from the British film industry, Alexander Mackendrick, was in fact born in the US (to Scottish parents), but grew up in his native Scotland, where he studied at the Glasgow School of Art. He started out as a commercial illustrator...
24. Darryl F. Zanuck Darryl F. Zanuck Producer, All About Eve One of the kingpins of Hollywood's studio system, Zanuck was the offspring of the ill-fated marriage of the alcoholic night clerk in Wahoo, Nebraska's only hotel and the hotel owner's daughter. Both parents had abandoned him by the time he was 13. At 15, he joined the U.S. Army, and he fought in Belgium in World War I...
25. Lance Fuller Lance Fuller Actor, This Island Earth
26. Duke Fishman Duke Fishman Actor, Some Like It Hot
27. Rose Hill Rose Hill Actress, 'Allo 'Allo! British character actress, best known as Fanny La Fan in the long-running sit-com 'Allo 'Allo. She continued to act until her eighties before spending her final years living at Denville Hall, the actors retirement home in Middlesex.
28. Clay Tanner Clay Tanner Actor, The Outlaw Josey Wales
29. Charles Lloyd Pack Charles Lloyd Pack Actor, Horror of Dracula Charles Lloyd Pack was a noted British character actor. He invariably played Church of England vicars, a role which seems to have started with 'ITV's Play of the Week' in the 1950s, through 1960s films such as "Bedazzled" and continued down to the early 1980s, e.g. "The Mirror Crack'd". When not playing a vicar...
30. Massimo Serato Massimo Serato Actor, Don't Look Now
31. Carol Burns Carol Burns Actress, Strikebound
32. Lee Krieger Lee Krieger Actor, Clambake
33. Kwan Hi Lim Kwan Hi Lim Actor, Magnum, P.I.
34. Samuel Beckett Samuel Beckett Writer, Film One of the twentieth century's most original and important writers, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969, Samuel Beckett was the author of 'Waiting for Godot' (1952), one of the few plays in theatrical history to redefine the possibilities of the medium. Long fascinated by the cinema (especially silent comedies...
35. Albert Lieven Albert Lieven Actor, The Guns of Navarone
36. Alice Terry Alice Terry Actress, The Magician Alice started as an extra in films at age 15. She worked in "Inceville" and would appear as several characters in 'Civilization (1916)'. In 1917, she would meet director Rex Ingram and they would marry in 1921. It was also in 1921 that Alice would gain acclaim as Marguerite in 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)'...
37. Susan Fleming Susan Fleming Actress, The Range Feud
38. Nobuko Otowa Nobuko Otowa Actress, Onibaba
39. Budd Buster Budd Buster Actor, Zorro's Fighting Legion
40. Lou Vernon Lou Vernon Actor, On the Beach
41. Michael Currie Michael Currie Actor, Halloween III: Season of the Witch Character actor Michael Currie was born Herman Christian Schwenk Jr. on July 24, 1928 in Kingston, New York. His parents were Herman C. Schwenk and Mabel Lockwood. Currie was the youngest of three children. He attended Kingston High School, where he sang in the a cappella choir and played football. Michael worked in his family business Schwenk's Bakery during the summer and on weekends...
42. Marion Burns Marion Burns Actress, The Dawn Rider
43. Vera Gebuhr Vera Gebuhr Actress, Gertrud Vera Gebuhr is among Denmark's finest character actresses, acting in countless stage and screen productions through a career of more than sixty years. She grew up in Funen, Denmark, as the daughter of an industry owner. As a child she took ballet lessons, and in the late 1930s she travelled to Copenhagen...
44. Leonard Jackson Leonard Jackson Actor, The Color Purple
45. Mira Wanting Mira Wanting Actress, L'auberge espagnole
46. Oliver Johnston Oliver Johnston Actor, A King in New York
47. Virginia Graham Virginia Graham Self, Another World Virginia Graham started in Chicago radio in the 1930s. After World War II she wrote scripts for several radio serials, including "Stella Dallas", "Backstage Wife", and "Our Gal Sunday". She was the hostess of television talk shows from the 1950s to 1970s that are considered forerunners to today's daytime TV...
48. Sylvia Bataille Sylvia Bataille Actress, A Day in the Country Sylvia Bataille was an acclaimed French actress, who in 1939 won Le prix Suzanne-Bianchetti, given to France's most promising actress - other winners include the great actresses Audrey Tatou, Isabelle Adjani, Geneviève Bujold, Isabelle Huppert, Simone Signoret. Bataille acted in Renoir's Crime of Monsieur Lange, and A Day in the Country...
49. Richard Graydon Richard Graydon Stunts, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
50. Karl John Karl John Actor, The Longest Day
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