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1. Jack Webb Jack Webb Writer, The Big Frank John (Jack) Randolph Webb's father left home before he was born; Webb would never know him. He was raised by his mother and maternal grandmother in dire poverty that preceded the Depression. Making things worse, Webb suffered from acute asthma from age six until adulthood, somewhat surprising for a man whose cigarette intake reached three packs a day at its peak...
2. Billy Barty Billy Barty Actor, Willow Billy Barty was born William John Bertanzetti on October 25, 1924 in Millsboro, Pennsylvania. He began performing at age three and began making pictures in 1927. He played Mickey Rooney's little brother in the "Mickey McGuire" comedy shorts series. He was equally adept in both comedy and drama, and generally gives an added zest to any production he is associated with...
3. Sebastian Shaw Sebastian Shaw Actor, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Though primarily a stage actor, Sebastian Shaw appeared in some forty film and television productions from 1930 to 1991. Born on May 29, 1905 in Holt, Norfolk, England, he first appeared on stage as a child in 1913, graduating to lead roles by the late 1920s. It was in 1930 that he made his first film appearance in Caste...
4. Frank Forest Frank Forest Actor, The Big Broadcast of 1937
5. Patric Knowles Patric Knowles Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Fourteen-year-old Reginald Lawrence Knowles was being readied to take his place with other relatives in the family bookbinding business (in Leeds) when he ran off to become an actor. He was inevitably brought back home, but he made good his second escape a few years later - his willful Knowles Irish origin would not be denied...
6. Charles Ruggles Charles Ruggles Actor, Bringing Up Baby Charles Ruggles had one of the longest careers in Hollywood, lasting more than 60 years and encompassing more than 100 films. He made his film debut in 1914 in The Patchwork Girl of Oz and worked steadily after that. He was memorably paired with Mary Boland in a series of comedies in the early 1930s, and was one of the standouts in the all-star comedy If I Had a Million...
7. Lois Hamilton Lois Hamilton Actress, Stripes Lois Hamilton (Areno) personified a new wave of actresses who built careers on both beauty and brains. Lois attend Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennslyvannia, and the University of Florence in Florence, Italy, where she received degrees in Psychology and Fine Arts. As a top Ford model in the late 1970s...
8. Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Actor, Movie Movie Lithe, diminutive and unimposing, Michael Kidd never asked a dancer to perform a step or move he himself could not do. One of Broadway's and Hollywood's most distinguished, inventive and gifted choreographers, it was not uncommon to remember his expert dance sequences above all else. After all, who can forget the rousing barnstorming dance in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers...
9. James Ellison James Ellison Actor, I Walked with a Zombie American light leading man, primarily of Westerns, James Ellison was born James Ellison Smith in Guthrie Center, Iowa, in 1910. He grew up on a ranch in Valier, Montana, where he learned the skills that would stand him in good stead as a movie cowboy. His family moved to Los Angeles when he was a young man...
10. Gino Corrado Gino Corrado Actor, Paradise Canyon
11. Denise Darcel Denise Darcel Actress, Vera Cruz Hollywood has always welcomed with open arms exotic, sexy imports to its gallery of glamour girls and serious actresses; look at how Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman, Marlene Dietrich and Sophia Loren have been embraced. Buxom and alluring French siren Denise Darcel fell into the secondary ranks of thick-accented...
12. David Manners David Manners Actor, Dracula Distantly related to Princess Diana on his mother's side, Nova Scotia-born actor David Manners, nee Rauff de Ryther Daun Acklom, came from well-to-do stock. His father ran the prestigious Tower Road boys' school Harrow House and later became a literary advisor for E.P. Dutton Publishing Co. in New York...
13. Kaaren Verne Kaaren Verne Actress, Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon Berlin-born actress Kaaren Verne (sometimes billed as Karen) was born Ingeborg Catherine Marie Rose Klinkerfuss in 1918. Originally a stage actress and member of the Berlin State Theatre, she and her first husband, Arthur Young, fled their homeland in 1938. She began her career in England as a model and eventually signed with 20th Century-Fox for films...
14. Evelyn Ward Evelyn Ward Actress, Save Me in San Salvador
15. Victor Borge Victor Borge Self, Wolf Trap Presents Victor Borge: An 80th Birthday Celebration Pianist, composer, songwriter, entertainer and actor, educated at Borgerdydskolen and the Conservatory of Copenhagen. He studied with Egon Petri and Frederic Lammond. His concert career began in 1922, and he performed in a musical revue in 1934, and in films by 1937. Arriving in the US in 1940, he made his American radio debut on the Bing Crosby show...
16. Michael Walker Michael Walker Actor, Hell's Belles Actor in occasional films.
17. Charlie Drake Charlie Drake Actor, I Just Don't Want to Get Involved
18. Jeff Pollack Jeff Pollack Writer, Above the Rim
19. Paula Stone Paula Stone Actress, Hop-a-long Cassidy
20. Tyrone Power Sr. Tyrone Power Sr. Actor, Where Are My Children? The grandson of famed Irish actor Tyrone Power (1795-1841) and son of concert pianist Harold Power, Frederick Tyrone Power was raised and educated (at Dulwich College) in England. His family emigrated to the U.S. and he was sent to Florida to work as a citrus farmer. However, he hated farming, having always wanted to be an actor...
21. Mark Everett Mark Everett Actor, Pee-wee's Big Adventure
22. Nora Dunfee Nora Dunfee Actress, Forrest Gump Dialect coach and actress on Broadway and in film, best known for her performance as the Elderly Southern Lady on the bench with Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump, Dunfee began her professional career at the Ogunquit Playhouse in 1939 where she was discovered by Sinclair Lewis, author of the American...
23. Mark Foo Mark Foo Self, North Shore
24. Stanley Cortez Stanley Cortez Cinematographer, The Night of the Hunter When his actor brother, Jacob Krantz, changed his surname to Cortez in order to acquire a more suitably romantic Hollywood image, Stanislaus followed suit and became Stanley Cortez. After studies at New York University, he embarked on a photographic career, first as assistant to noted portrait photographers Streichan and Bachrach (he designed many of their lavish background sets)...
25. Livio Lorenzon Livio Lorenzon Actor, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Brother of Gianni Solaro.
26. Ernest B. Schoedsack Ernest B. Schoedsack Director, The Most Dangerous Game
27. Richard Morgan Richard Morgan Actor, Phar Lap
28. Tyler MacDuff Tyler MacDuff Actor, The Twisted Track
29. Diane Bull Diane Bull Actress, Not with Kindness
30. Tony Wager Tony Wager Actor, Great Expectations
31. Noor Jehan Noor Jehan Music Department, Chungking Express
32. Chuck Patterson Chuck Patterson Actor, Hair
33. George DeNormand George DeNormand Actor, The Gay Amigo
34. Brienin Bryant Brienin Bryant Actress, Cold Souls
35. Irna Phillips Irna Phillips Writer, Guiding Light
36. Blanche Friderici Blanche Friderici Actress, It Happened One Night
37. Virginia Walker Virginia Walker Actress, Bringing Up Baby
38. Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson Soundtrack, American Hustle Oscar Peterson, the famous jazz musician, started his recording career in the mid 40s with records for RCA. As member of the group "Jazz at the Philharmonic" he started touring in the 50s and continued until late in the 60s. During this time he made also numerous recordings for various labels. He has recorded with the great jazz legends such as Louis Armstrong...
39. Luis Alberni Luis Alberni Actor, The Lady Eve Spanish character actor Luis Alberni was born on the date of October 4, 1886 in Cataluna Barcelona, Spain. His mother's maiden name was Malo, and father's surname Alberni. Luis attended the University of Madrid and majored in drama, it was around this time that he began to get involved in acting in Europe...
40. Donald Foster Donald Foster Actor, The Jungle
41. Richard Irving Richard Irving Director, Prescription: Murder
42. Vida Hope Vida Hope Actress, The Man in the White Suit
43. David J. Stewart David J. Stewart Actor, Murder, Inc.
44. Frank Orsatti Frank Orsatti Stunts, The Terminator
45. Louise Bundy Louise Bundy Uncategorised On November 24, 1946, Eleanor Louise Cowell gave birth to a boy at the Elizabeth Lund Home For Unwed Mothers in Burlington, Vermont, and named him Theodore Robert Cowell. Raised to believe that Louise was his sister, Ted would grow up confused about the exact nature of their relationship. He learned the truth years later when he returned to Vermont to search his birth records...
46. George Pentecost George Pentecost Actor, Another World
47. Conchita Gentil Arcos Conchita Gentil Arcos Actress, Los Fernández de Peralvillo Spanish-born supporting actress of the '30s-50s, usually playing somebody's aunt, neighbor, or servant. A bit friendlier-looking than her sister, María Gentil Arcos, although she did play a killer in The Crying Woman.
48. Evelyn Hope Evelyn Hope Actress, Sweet Genevieve
49. Nino Cochise Nino Cochise Actor, Natas: The Reflection
50. Gloria Gordon Gloria Gordon Actress, Beneath the 12-Mile Reef
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