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1. Peter Lawford Peter Lawford Actor, The Thin Man Born in London, England and son of a British World War I hero, Lawford had spent most of his childhood in Paris, France and began his acting career at a very young age. His parents were not married when their son was born. As a result of the scandal, The Lawfords fled to America. As a young child, the young Peter injured his arm by in his own words...
2. Toshirô Mifune Toshirô Mifune Actor, Seven Samurai Toshiro Mifune achieved more worldwide fame than any other Japanese actor of his century. He was born in Tsingtao, China, to Japanese parents and grew up in Dalian. He did not set foot in Japan until he was 21. His father was an importer and a commercial photographer, and young Toshiro worked in his father's studio for a time after graduating from Dalian Middle School...
3. Charles Durning Charles Durning Actor, The Sting WWII veteran, dance instructor and diversely talented stage & screen actor were all inclusions on the resume of this perpetually busy US actor who didn't get in front of the cameras until around the time of his fortieth birthday. The stockily built Charles Durning was one of Hollywood's most dependable and sought after supporting actors...
4. Jack Klugman Jack Klugman Actor, Quincy M.E. As a film character actor, Klugman was the epitome of the everyman. He was one of the pioneers of television acting in the 1950s, and is best remembered for his 1970s TV work as Oscar Madison on The Odd Couple and as the medical examiner on Quincy M.E..
5. Liz Smith Liz Smith Actress, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Liz Smith found fame as an actress at an age when most people are considering retirement. It was a long road to eventual stardom, during which she struggled to raise a family after a broken marriage. She became best-known for her roles in The Vicar of Dibley and The Royle Family but her talents encompassed serious drama too...
6. Rossano Brazzi Rossano Brazzi Actor, South Pacific Rossano Brazzi was an Italian stage and film actor. He was married to Lydia Brazzi until her death, and to Isle Fischer, his second wife, until his death. His first break into films came in 1942, when Zarah Leander's film studio was casting for a leading man to play opposite Leander in the film Damals (At That Time, Le Foyer Perdu)...
7. Nana Bryant Nana Bryant Actress, Harvey
8. Bernard Herrmann Bernard Herrmann Music Department, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 The man behind the low woodwinds that open Citizen Kane, the shrieking violins of Psycho, and the plaintive saxophone of Taxi Driver was one of the most original and distinctive composers ever to work in film. He started early, winning a composition prize at the age of 13 and founding his own orchestra at the age of 20...
9. Ian Hendry Ian Hendry Actor, Repulsion Born 13 January 1931 in Ipswich, England, Ian Hendry's career began rather auspiciously--playing the fall guy for a circus clown. After attending London's Central School of Speech and Drama, things started progressing nicely when he starred as "Dr. Geoffrey Brent" in Police Surgeon. This led directly to The Avengers but...
10. Harold Pinter Harold Pinter Writer, Sleuth Harold Pinter, the 2005 Nobel Laureate for Literature, was born October 10, 1930, in London's working-class Hackney district to Hyman and Frances Pinter, Eastern European Jews who had immigrated to the United Kingdom from Portugal. Hyman (known as "Jack") was a tailor specializing in women's clothing and Frances was a homemaker...
11. Norma Talmadge Norma Talmadge Actress, Going Straight Norma Talmadge was born on May 26, 1895, in Jersey City, New Jersey. The daughter of an unemployed alcoholic and his wife, Norma did not have the idyllic childhood that most of us yearn for. Her father left the family on Christmas Day and his wife and three daughters had to fend for themselves. Her mother...
12. Edmund Goulding Edmund Goulding Writer, The Devil's Holiday London-born Edmund Goulding was an actor/playwright/director on the London stage, and entered the British army when WWI broke out. Mustered out of the service because of wounds suffered in battle, he emigrated to the U.S. in 1921. He obtained assignments as a screenwriter in Hollywood, wrote a novel...
13. Dora Altmann Dora Altmann Actress, Endkampf
14. Jeffrey Hayden Jeffrey Hayden Director, Peyton Place
15. James Komack James Komack Producer, The Courtship of Eddie's Father
16. Richard Adams Richard Adams Writer, Watership Down Richard Adams spent his first 52 years in relative anonymity. And when he did complete a book that he wrote, he struggled to find anyone to publish it. Richard George Adams was born on 9 May 1920, in Newbury, Berkshire. He was the son of a country doctor and was brought up in the rolling countryside with views towards the real Watership Down...
17. James Murdock James Murdock Actor, Rawhide
18. Hjördis Genberg Hjördis Genberg Actress, 13 stolar
19. Chuck Hamilton Chuck Hamilton Actor, The Shadow
20. John Osborne John Osborne Writer, The Entertainer The Oscar-winning screenwriter John Osborne, better known as one of the most important British playwrights of the 1950s generation that revolutionized English-speaking theater, was born on December 12, 1929 in London, England. His father, Thomas Godfrey Osborne, a native of Newport, Monmouthshire, was a copywriter...
21. Allan McKeown Allan McKeown Producer, Lovejoy
22. Noel Willman Noel Willman Actor, Doctor Zhivago
23. Johannes Heesters Johannes Heesters Actor, Zwei Münchner in Hamburg
24. Peyo Peyo Writer, The Smurfs
25. Tommy Bupp Tommy Bupp Actor, It's a Gift
26. Irene Fenwick Irene Fenwick Actress, The Green Cloak Irene Fenwick was born Irene Frizzel in Chicago, Illinois on September 5, 1887. She was predominately a stage actress and a fine one at that. Her first film was THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR in 1915. She was to make three more that year, but one in 1916 called A CONEY ISLAND PRINCESS. Her services were, unfortunately...
27. Laci Peterson Laci Peterson Laci Peterson was a housewife and substitute teacher whose disappearance on Christmas Eve 2002 gripped the nation. As the weeks dragged on, suspicion began to fall on her husband, Scott Peterson. On April 18, 2003, the remains of Laci and her unborn son, Conner, whom she was due to deliver on February 10...
28. Tilly Losch Tilly Losch Actress, The Good Earth
29. Bhanumathi Ramakrishna Bhanumathi Ramakrishna Actress, Chandirani
30. Viper Viper Actress, Vice Academy Viper was one of porn's most notorious stars but now is out of the business. Born near the super secret atomic bomb center in Tennessee, she moved to New Hampshire in the 1960's and took up ballet. She danced in the New Hampshire Ballet Co. from 1968-76 and appeared in regional theater until age 18...
31. Chad Sheets Chad Sheets Actor, The Lone Star Kid
32. Sam Sam Actor, Dunston Checks In Sammy first lived at a Miami tourist attraction owned by an orangutan breeder. When he was only 18 months old, he was sold (along with infant Geri) to a Los Angeles trainer who worked chimpanzees in Hollywood. Sammy and Geri grew up together in the entertainment world working in many commercials and TV shows (such as Baywatch)...
33. Cheeta Cheeta Self, 07 Spaceys
34. Betty Noyes Betty Noyes Music Department, Singin' in the Rain
35. Rick Parfitt Rick Parfitt Self, Live Aid
36. Michael Collins Michael Collins Actor, The Newcomers
37. Richard Rodney Bennett Richard Rodney Bennett Composer, Four Weddings and a Funeral Richard Rodney Bennett was an eclectic composer of serious orchestral works, jazz songs and music for stage and screen. Of the former, his most famous compositions include a First Symphony, a piano concerto and four string quartets. Among the latter are scores for operas, such as the dramatic "The Mines of Sulphur" and the more light-hearted and satirical "A Penny for a Song"...
38. Helen Mayon Helen Mayon Actress, Hilda Crane
39. Noel Toy Noel Toy Actress, Big Trouble in Little China Pioneer exotic dancer Noel Toy's fashionably seductive nude performances in both San Francisco and New York clubs caused quite a sensation back in her 1940s heyday. Concealed by a few ostrich plumes, she became the nation's first Chinese-American fan dancer while turning San Francisco's Forbidden City into one of the nation's most scandalously famous nightclubs...
40. William Makepeace Thackeray William Makepeace Thackeray Writer, Barry Lyndon
41. Mel Ruick Mel Ruick Actor, Sun Valley Serenade
42. Greg Boniface Greg Boniface Actor, Traffic
43. Jim Jordan Jim Jordan Director, The Colgate Comedy Hour
44. Gardner Fox Gardner Fox Writer, Young Justice Probably one of the greatest comic book writers of all time, Gardner Fox was born 1911 in Brooklyn. He started out as a lawyer, and practiced law from around 1935-1937. Being a proficient writer, Gardner Fox found there was more money to be made in writing fiction than in practicing law (during the latter years of the Depression), and took a job with DC Comics...
45. León Michel León Michel Actor, Amores querer con alevosía
46. Gil Parrondo Gil Parrondo Art Director, Patton
47. Clive Cazes Clive Cazes Actor, The Music Lovers
48. Jack Overman Jack Overman Actor, Brute Force
49. George Michael George Michael Actor, The Silence of the Lambs
50. Roger Pigaut Roger Pigaut Actor, Antoine et Antoinette
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