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1. Lew Ayres Lew Ayres Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front Lew Ayres was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised in San Diego, California. A college dropout, he was found by a talent scout in the Coconut Grove nightclub in Los Angeles and entered Hollywood as a bit player. He was leading man to Greta Garbo in The Kiss, but it was the role of Paul Baumer in All Quiet on the Western Front that was his big break...
2. Jack Nance Jack Nance Actor, Eraserhead Born in Boston of Irish ancestry and raised in Dallas, Jack Nance traveled throughout the country doing children's theater. For eight years, he performed with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Later, he became involved with avant-garde theater. He first met David Lynch in the early 1970s in Philadelphia while he was performing in a local theater...
3. Luise Rainer Luise Rainer Actress, The Great Ziegfeld Luise Rainer, the first thespian to win back-to-back Oscars, was born on January 12, 1910 in Dusseldorf, Germany, into a prosperous Jewish family. Her parents were Emilie (Königsberger) and Heinrich Rainer, a businessman. She took to the stage, and plied her craft on the boards in Germany. As a young actress...
4. Anita Mui Anita Mui Actress, Rumble in the Bronx With a career that began in her early childhood, Anita Mui is the queen of Hong Kong's pop-music industry. After she won a singing contest in 1982, her life in the limelight began. In the early stages of her career her image was a little bit tomboy-ish and sexy (which was the reason she was called the "Madonna of Hong Kong")...
5. Dorothy Comingore Dorothy Comingore Actress, Citizen Kane Dorothy Comingore earned a place in motion picture history for her role as the second Mrs. Kane (the Marion Davies to Orson Welles's William Randolph Hearst) in Citizen Kane. It was an extraordinary performance, justifiably praised by critics and public alike. She was apparently slated to be on the short list for an Academy Award...
6. Keith Walker Keith Walker Writer, Free Willy
7. Artie Shaw Artie Shaw Soundtrack, Flags of Our Fathers Artie Shaw was the rival of Benny Goodman in the Swing era. With a different style of playing, his sound on clarinet was more liquid than Goodman's sound. After playing in different orchestras in the late 1920s and '30s, he formed his own orchestra in 1936, and he added a string quartet to the Big Band...
8. Mary Brian Mary Brian Actress, The Amazing Adventure Dubbed "The Sweetest Girl in Pictures", Mary Brian started life as Louise Byrdie Datzler. She was born in Corsicana, Texas, and went to high school in Dallas. Her widowed mother had big plans for young Louise and took her to California in 1923, with the intention of getting her into the film business...
9. Bernie Hamilton Bernie Hamilton Actor, The Young One
10. Julius J. Epstein Julius J. Epstein Writer, Casablanca
11. Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Self, Uncle Saddam Saddam Hussein was a bloody and brutal dictator who kept his country of Iraq at war almost constantly after assuming power in 1979. At least one million people died due to the machinations of Saddam. After his regime was toppled by the U.S. invasion of 2003, he wound up on a gallows, his life terminated at the end of a hangman's noose...
12. Frank Campanella Frank Campanella Actor, Pretty Woman
13. Lenore Ulric Lenore Ulric Actress, Camille Lenore Ulric was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, on July 21, 1892. She was largely a character actress who appeared in only thirteen films in her in a career that spanned from 1915 to 1947. Lenore was 23 years old when she acted her first production The Better Woman. After The Road to Love, Lenore didn't appear in any motion pictures for seven years...
14. Hobart Bosworth Hobart Bosworth Actor, The Big Parade Hobart Bosworth--pioneering movie director, writer, producer and actor--was born Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth on August 11, 1867, in Marietta, OH. He was a direct descendant of Miles Standish and John and Priscilla Alden on his father's side and of New York's Van Zandt family, the first Dutch settlers to land in the New World, on his mother's side. Bosworth was always proud of his lineage...
15. Paul Land Paul Land Actor, Wild Orchid
16. Frances Helm Frances Helm Actress, The Edge of Night
17. Richard Genelle Richard Genelle Actor, Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie
18. Terry Becker Terry Becker Actor, The Writer
19. Maureen Starkey Maureen Starkey Self, John & Yoko in Syracuse, New York
20. George Webb George Webb Actor, Angel Gabriel Blue
21. Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Soundtrack, American Beauty
22. Keisuke Kinoshita Keisuke Kinoshita Director, Twenty-Four Eyes
23. Gary Downey Gary Downey Stunts, Star Trek
24. Doris Grau Doris Grau Actress, Babe
25. Gloria Pall Gloria Pall Actress, The Crimson Kimono Brooklyn-born Gloria Pall came to Hollywood by a somewhat circuitous route. While working in the aircraft industry as an airplane mechanic during World War II, she entered a "Miss Flatbush" beauty contest in 1947, and won. That led to modeling jobs on the East Coast, which eventually led to her becoming a showgirl in Nevada...
26. Patricia Roc Patricia Roc Actress, Millions Like Us One of Britain's biggest female stars of the post-war years, she appeared at various positions (3rd being the highest) in the British and Motion Picture Herald popularity polls, between 1945-50. She was pretty, vivacious and charming, which was all most of her early roles called for. She appeared in a number of the hugely popular wartime Gainsborough costume dramas...
27. Linda Perri Linda Perri Actress, Edward Scissorhands
28. David Bale David Bale Actor, The Rising of the Moon
29. John Gregory Dunne John Gregory Dunne Writer, True Confessions
30. Philip Coppens Philip Coppens Self, 2012: Mayan Prophecy and the Shift of the Ages
31. Beau Kayser Beau Kayser Actor, Taxi Driver
32. Sonny Liston Sonny Liston Self, Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee Charles "Sonny" Liston's life and death began and ended in the same manner: as a mystery. Liston, one of 25 children by his father, is reputed to have been born in May 1932, yet prison records show various birthdates, among them 1928. After a rough upbringing, with little formal education, Liston found himself in trouble with the law...
33. Joseph Breen Joseph Breen Actor, Sonar Story
34. Johnny Sands Johnny Sands Actor, The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
35. Frank S. Nugent Frank S. Nugent Writer, The Searchers
36. Antony Ponzini Antony Ponzini Actor, All My Children
37. Frank Baker Frank Baker Actor, A Chump at Oxford
38. Stan Jones Stan Jones Actor, Little Shop of Horrors
39. Paul Richter Paul Richter Actor, Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
40. Mike Hopkins Mike Hopkins Sound Department, Transformers
41. Vishnuvardhan Vishnuvardhan Actor, Aapthamitra Vishnuvardhan's father was a famous artist and script writer for films. His father also taught dance. Vishnu's sister, Smt. Ramaramachandra, was a famous kathak dancer, who was praised by the King of Mysore. Vishnuvardhan has one elder brother and four sisters. Vishnuvardhan did his primary schooling in Mysore's Gopalswamy School...
42. Meta Rosenberg Meta Rosenberg Producer, Skin Game
43. Mildred Evelyn Mildred Evelyn Actress, Monty Works the Wires
44. Janis Orenstein Janis Orenstein Actress, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
45. Jirí Trnka Jirí Trnka Director, Ruka A graduate of Prague's School of Arts and Crafts, in 1936 he created a puppet theater, which was disbanded after the outbreak of WWII. During the war he designed stage sets and illustrated children's books. In 1945 he set up an animation unit with several collaborators at the Prague film studio; they called the unit "Trick Brothers." Trnka specialized in puppet animation...
46. Candy Barr Candy Barr Actress, Smart Alec Candy Barr, the famous stripper who was a friend of Lee Harvey Oswald's assassin Jack Ruby, was born Juanita Dale Slusher on July 6, 1935 in Edna, Texas. She began her stripping career in her native Texas, becoming famous in the clubs of Dallas (particularly after a drug bust) before playing lucrative venues in Los Angeles...
47. Romeo Muller Romeo Muller Writer, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer Born in New York City during the Depression, it's not surprising that the work of Romeo Muller was always aimed at lifting people up in a lively, joyful spirit. It was always starting to feel a lot like Christmas in the festive TV world of the writer-producer Mr. Muller. In 1964, he ran into and befriended the associates Arthur Rankin Jr...
48. Leo Tover Leo Tover Cinematographer, The Day the Earth Stood Still One of the foremost cinematographers of the 1940's and 50's, Tover's work can be seen in some of the most important films of his genre, including The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Heiress, The Snake Pit, The Sun Also Rises, and Blue Denim.
49. Jean-Claude Forest Jean-Claude Forest Writer, Barbarella
50. Ray Patterson Ray Patterson Director, Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf
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