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1. Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher Actress, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer, and is known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (aka Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi. Fisher is also known for her book...
2. Alan Bates Alan Bates Actor, Zorba the Greek Alan Bates decided to be an actor at age 11. After grammar school in Derbyshire, he earned a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Following two years in the Royal Air Force, he joined the new English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre. His West End debut in 1956, at 22...
3. Harry Carey Jr. Harry Carey Jr. Actor, Back to the Future Part III Harry Carey Jr.. was born on May 16, 1921, at the ranch of his parents, actors Olive Carey and Harry Carey. His father gave him the nickname "Dobe" shortly after his birth because the baby's red hair reminded him of the adobe soil at the ranch. Dobe went to school in the Newhall Public Schools, and then went to the Black Foxe Military Institute in Hollywood...
4. Hal Ashby Hal Ashby Director, Being There Hal Ashby was born the fourth and youngest child in a Mormon household in Ogden, Utah, on September 2, 1929. His father was a dairy farmer. After a rough childhood that included the divorce of his parents, his father's suicide, his dropping out of high school, getting married and divorced all before he was 19...
5. George Roy Hill George Roy Hill Director, The Sting Combative director George Roy Hill never hit it off with the critics, despite the fact that two of his films -- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting -- had remained among the top ten box office hits by 1976. His work was frequently derided as 'impersonal' or lacking in stylistic trademarks, Andrew Sarris famously referring to it as 'idiosyncratic odious oiliness'...
6. Hoagy Carmichael Hoagy Carmichael Soundtrack, The Godfather: Part II Award-winning songwriter ("Stardust", "Ole Buttermilk Sky", "Georgia on My Mind"), composer, pianist, actor and singer, educated at Indiana University (LL.B). He played piano in the college bands, and later gave up a law practice for a career in songwriting. He joined ASCAP in 1931, and his chief musical collaborators included Mitchell Parish...
7. Al Bridge Al Bridge Actor, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek American character actor, a fixture both in Westerns and in the comedies of Preston Sturges. Although frequently billed as "Alan" Bridge, he was born Alfred Morton Bridge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1891 (not as "Alford" Bridge in 1890, as his tombstone erroneously states), he and his sister, future actress Loie Bridge...
8. Dee Pollock Dee Pollock Actor, Kelly's Heroes
9. Haskell Wexler Haskell Wexler Cinematographer, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Two-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler was adjudged one of the ten most influential cinematographers in movie history, according to an International Cinematographers Guild survey of its membership. He won his Oscars in both black & white and color, for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) and Bound for Glory (1976)...
10. Dick Peabody Dick Peabody Actor, Combat! He is best remembered for his role of 'Army Private Littlejohn' in the World War II television series, "Combat!" (1962 to 1967). Born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1942, during World War II, he joined the United States Navy, and was discharged in 1945 as an Electronic Technician. Using his GI Bill, he studied electrical engineering at the University of Kansas City...
11. Fox Harris Fox Harris Actor, Repo Man Fox Harris was a marvelously quirky and distinctive character actor who specialized in playing colorful and eccentric supporting roles in offbeat low-budget independent pictures made throughout the 80s. Harris was born on May 3rd, 1936 in Pennsylvania. He frequently appeared in movies directed by both Alex Cox and Fred Olen Ray...
12. Hope Newell Hope Newell Actress, Starsky and Hutch
13. Anna Navarro Anna Navarro Actress, Last Action Hero Anna Navarro was born on August 18, 1933 in New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Last Action Hero (1993), Topaz (1969) and The First Deadly Sin (1980). She was married to George Pappas and Thomas F. Foley. She died on December 27, 2006 in Studio City, California, USA.
14. Jean Inness Jean Inness Actress, Dr. Kildare
15. Robert Graham Robert Graham Actor, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
16. Pierre Clémenti Pierre Clémenti Actor, Belle de Jour
17. Michael McDowell Michael McDowell Writer, Beetlejuice McDowell was born in Enterprise, Alabama. According to his biography in the 1985 edition of Toplin, McDowell lived in Medford, Massachusetts. He also maintained a residence in Hollywood with his sister Ann and adventurer-filmmaker Peter Lake. The biography described a typical day: McDowell "writes in...
18. Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu Actor, Spoorloos
19. Helene Stanley Helene Stanley Actress, Cinderella Dolores Diane (her first stage name) made her film debut at age 14 in Girls' Town, a "B" picture from low-rent PRC, then played a series of juvenile roles at Universal in 1943-45 (sometimes as part of a teen dancing group known as The Jivin' Jacks and Jills). She worked at MGM (where her stage name became Helene Stanley) and elsewhere from 1945-50 and at 20th Century-Fox in 1952...
20. Claude Gensac Claude Gensac Actress, L'aile ou la cuisse
21. David Gruner David Gruner Actor, The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case
22. Farooq Shaikh Farooq Shaikh Actor, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Farooq Sheikh was an Indian actor, philanthropist and a television presenter. He was known for his work in Hindi films from 1977 to 1989. He returned to acting in films in 2008. His major contribution was in Parallel Cinema or the New Indian Cinema. He's acted in serials and shows on television and has performed on stage in famous productions like Tumhari Amrita...
23. George Weidler George Weidler Actor, Dimples
24. Jerzy Kawalerowicz Jerzy Kawalerowicz Director, Pociag
25. Billie Neal Billie Neal Actress, Down by Law
26. Lawrence Cook Lawrence Cook Actor, The Spook Who Sat by the Door
27. Judy Clark Judy Clark Actress, Minstrel Man
28. Meadowlark Lemon Meadowlark Lemon Self, Meadowlark Lemon Presents the World
29. Julián Mateos Julián Mateos Actor, Return of the Magnificent Seven He studied philosophy in Salamanca but he did not finish the career. Then he went to Barcelona where he studied in the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramatico. His first film was in 1960. He has also worked in TV (TVE, ORTF).
30. Rupert Julian Rupert Julian Director, The Phantom of the Opera Coming to the US at the age of 34, New Zealand-born Rupert Julian started his career as a stage and screen actor touring Australia and New Zealand. Having made his name (and a cool million for Universal) as a dead ringer for Kaiser Wilhelm II in the 1918 film The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin, he turned director. His output...
31. Jess Oppenheimer Jess Oppenheimer Writer, I Love Lucy Jess Oppenheimer (November 11, 1913 - December 27, 1988) Lucille Ball called Jess Oppenheimer "the brains" behind I Love Lucy, and with good reason. As series creator, producer, and head writer, "Jess was the creative force behind the 'Lucy' show," confirms director William Asher. "He was the field general...
32. Bridget Turner Bridget Turner Actress, Hogfather
33. Steve Plytas Steve Plytas Actor, Batman
34. Fanny Cradock Fanny Cradock Self, Pick of the Year
35. Ruocheng Ying Ruocheng Ying Actor, The Last Emperor
36. Heinz Kiessling Heinz Kiessling Soundtrack, Whatever Works
37. Hank Garland Hank Garland Soundtrack, Heartbreak Ridge
38. Cardew Robinson Cardew Robinson Actor, Shirley Valentine
39. David Duncan David Duncan Writer, The Time Machine David Duncan didn't begin to write full-time until the age of 33, in 1946, after ten years of work in government administration and public services. He began screenwriting in 1953 and started writing science-fiction movies after one of his SF novels, "Dark Dominion", was serialized in "Collier's" magazine. His favorite among the sci-fi films he wrote is The Time Machine, "by a huge margin."
40. James Andelin James Andelin Actor, Field of Dreams James Andelin voiceover artist and actor, Andelin landed one of his first radio roles at about age 12 for a show called Skippy, the part led to a long career in Chicago radio, including voiceover parts in Little Orphan Annie and Jack Armstrong. He died of congestive heart failure and emphysema in Chicago, Illinois on December 27, 2006.
41. James Parnell James Parnell Actor, Running Target
42. Howard Ledig Howard Ledig Actor, Highway Patrol
43. Jackie Gerlich Jackie Gerlich Actor, The Wizard of Oz
44. Reha Yurdakul Reha Yurdakul Actor, Bekçiler Krali
45. Franklin Coen Franklin Coen Writer, The Train
46. Benazir Bhutto Benazir Bhutto Self, Our Own Private Bin Laden
47. Delaney Bramlett Delaney Bramlett Soundtrack, Juno A Mississippi native best-known for the rhythm and blues combo, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, which he formed with his first wife, Bonnie Bramlett (Bonnie Lynn). Delaney & Bonnie enjoyed several hits, including the 1971 tune, "Never-Ending Song Of Love". They were often accompanied by their "Friends", including Eric Clapton...
48. Hannes Stelzer Hannes Stelzer Actor, Besatzung Dora
49. Holli Woods Holli Woods Actress, Miscreants
50. Olivier Mathot Olivier Mathot Actor, Captive Women 4
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