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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. Mary Brian Mary Brian Actress, Meet Corliss Archer 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...
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. Luise Rainer Luise Rainer Actress, The Great Ziegfeld Rainer returned to Holywood in the 1998 and 2013 Academy Awards ceremony honoring previous Oscar winners and in 2010 for the TCM Classic Film Festival. She was all smiles for the cameras, but her wounds had not healed. "I hated Hollywood," Rainer said in an interview in 2001. "That's why I turned my back on it." She had wanted to be Madame Currie...
6. Bernie Hamilton Bernie Hamilton Actor, Starsky and Hutch
7. Paul Land Paul Land Actor, Wild Orchid
8. Tyrus Wong Tyrus Wong Art Department, Tyrus
9. Yolande Donlan Yolande Donlan Actress, The Devil Bat Yolande Donlan was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her father, character actor James Donlan, was an alcoholic who died when she was a teenager.. She worked as a chorus girl at MGM and costarred with Bob Hope in the play Roberta. Using the stage name Yolande Mallott she landed small roles in the films Turnabout and The Devil Bat...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. Keith Walker Keith Walker Writer, Free Willy
14. Terry Becker Terry Becker Actor, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
15. Frank Campanella Frank Campanella Actor, Seconds
16. Richard Genelle Richard Genelle Actor, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
17. Frances Helm Frances Helm Actress, The Edge of Night
18. Antony Ponzini Antony Ponzini Actor, All My Children
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Frank Baker Frank Baker Actor, A Chump at Oxford
22. Lucinda Dooling Lucinda Dooling Actress, 1941
23. Maureen Starkey Maureen Starkey Self, John & Yoko in Syracuse, New York
24. Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Soundtrack, American Beauty
25. Johnny Sands Johnny Sands Actor, The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
26. 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...
27. George Webb George Webb Actor, Keeping Up Appearances
28. George Kosana George Kosana Actor, Night of the Living Dead George Kosana hails from Clairton, Pennsylvania to parents Stephen and Elizabeth. He has one older brother, also named Stephen. Though he has not married, he has living family throughout the country; three nieces, Lise (Prestine), Deborah (Kosana), and Kimberly (Bednarek). He has two great-nieces, Katherine (Prestine) and Anna (Bednarek), and one great-nephew, Robert (Bednarek)...
29. Doris Grau Doris Grau Miscellaneous Crew, The Simpsons
30. Keisuke Kinoshita Keisuke Kinoshita Writer, Twenty-Four Eyes
31. Julius J. Epstein Julius J. Epstein Writer, Casablanca
32. Rosanna Carter Rosanna Carter Actress, The Brother from Another Planet
33. 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...
34. David Bale David Bale Actor, The Rising of the Moon
35. 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...
36. 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...
37. Charles Mintz Charles Mintz Producer, The Little Match Girl
38. Janis Orenstein Janis Orenstein Actress, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
39. Stan Jones Stan Jones Actor, Little Shop of Horrors
40. Paul Richter Paul Richter Actor, Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
41. John Gregory Dunne John Gregory Dunne Writer, True Confessions
42. Meta Rosenberg Meta Rosenberg Producer, The Rockford Files
43. Ray Patterson Ray Patterson Director, The Smurfs
44. Linda Perri Linda Perri Actress, Edward Scissorhands
45. Frank S. Nugent Frank S. Nugent Writer, The Searchers
46. 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...
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. Philip Coppens Philip Coppens Writer, 2012: Mayan Prophecy and the Shift of the Ages
49. Carlos Navarro Carlos Navarro Actor, Illusion Travels by Streetcar
50. Iván Zulueta Iván Zulueta Director, Arrebato
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