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1. Nina Foch Nina Foch Actress, Spartacus A tall, cool drink of water best sums up this confidant blonde actress of 40s "B" mysteries, melodrama, film, and the occasional sparkling comedy at Columbia Studios. Nina was born with the unusually multi-ethnic name of Nina Consuelo Maud Fock, her father being the renowned Dutch composer and conductor Dirk Fock...
2. Beverly Garland Beverly Garland Actress, D.O.A. Born in Santa Cruz, California, Beverly Garland studied dramatics under Anita Arliss, the sister of renowned stage and screen star George Arliss. She acted in little theater in Glendale then in Phoenix after her family relocated to Arizona. Garland also worked in radio and appeared scantily clad in a few risqué shorts before making her feature film debut in a supporting part in D.O.A....
3. Günter Meisner Günter Meisner Actor, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
4. Robert Aldrich Robert Aldrich Director, The Dirty Dozen Robert Aldrich entered the film industry in 1941 when he got a job as a production clerk at RKO Pictures. He soon worked his way up to script clerk, then became an assistant director, a production manager and an associate producer. He began writing and directing for TV series in the early 1950s, and directed his first feature in 1953 (Big Leaguer)...
5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Soundtrack, The King's Speech Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart grew up in Salzburg under the regulation of his strict father Leopold who also was a famous composer of his time. His abilities in music were obvious even when Mozart was still young so that in 1762 at the age of six, his father took him with his elder sister on a concert tour to Munich and Vienna and a second one from 1763-66 through the south of Germany...
6. Barry Jackson Barry Jackson Actor, Barry Lyndon
7. Michael Gilden Michael Gilden Actor, Pulp Fiction
8. Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Self, Mandela's Fight for Freedom Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013) was the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC). He was known for his lifelong struggle against apartheid (enforced racial separation), which was instituted in South Africa in 1948. The ANC was soon declared a terrorist organization and banned by the South African government...
9. Paul Harvey Paul Harvey Actor, Spellbound
10. Jesse Pearson Jesse Pearson Actor, Bye Bye Birdie
11. Fred Clark Fred Clark Actor, Sunset Blvd. This popular, baggy-eyed, bald-domed, big lug of a character actor had few peers when called upon to display that special "slow burn" style of comedy few others perfected. But perfect he did -- on stage, film and TV. In fact, he pretty much cornered the market during the 50s and 60s as the dour, ill-tempered guy you loved to hate...
12. Steve Shaw Steve Shaw Actor, It's a Mile from Here to Glory
13. Alexandre Dumas père Alexandre Dumas père Writer, The Man in the Iron Mask His paternal grandparents were Marie Cessete Dumas (a Haitian slave) and Marquis Antoine Davy de la Pailleterie. Antoine disapproved of their son, Thomas-Alexandre, joining the French army under the "Davy de la Pailleterie" name, so Thomas-Alexandre used his mother's surname instead. He became a valued general of Napoleon...
14. Big John Hamilton Big John Hamilton Actor, McLintock!
15. Lesley Selander Lesley Selander Director, The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold Lesley Selander's film career, which lasted more than 40 years, started in the early 1920s as a teenager when he got a job at a studio as a lab technician. He soon managed to work his way into the production end of the business and secured employment as a camera operator, then an assistant director...
16. John Leslie John Leslie Actor, Brianna Love: Her Fine Sexy Self A veteran of over three decades in the X-film business, John Leslie has acted in, directed and produced hundreds of films. He has long been considered to be one of the finest "actors" in the business, in addition to one of its most reliable "performers". He has worked with many, if not most, of the legends of the adult-film industry--Seka...
17. Rudy Diaz Rudy Diaz Actor, Coogan's Bluff He has a biological daughter that was born on November 8, 1962 who was adopted by a family shortly after her birth. She tried to meet him in 2006, but received a letter from an attorney stating he had dementia and was confined to a secured facility. She requested a visit to see if he was OK, just to view him from a window or hallway if necessary...
18. Robert Karvelas Robert Karvelas Actor, Get Smart, Again!
19. Jorge Negrete Jorge Negrete Actor, Canaima
20. Pietro Germi Pietro Germi Writer, Divorce Italian Style
21. Tom London Tom London Actor, Zorro's Black Whip Grizzled character actor of scores of Westerns. A native of Kentucky, he spent his early manhood as a salesman. He obtained work with the Selig film company in Chicago as a property man and came to California when that firm moved west. He began to get small parts in the Westerns Selig produced and both his expertise with horses and his rugged appearance soon led him to larger roles...
22. Don Meredith Don Meredith Self, Happy Birthday, Las Vegas
23. Jill Browne Jill Browne Actress, Episode #1.734
24. Krysti Lynn Krysti Lynn Actress, Dog Walker A dancer and model before entering the porn business in 1993, Kristi Lynn's on-screen persona was that of the regal, aloof "ice queen" who, before the video was over, had turned into a full-on nympho, taking on any and all comers. Many of her films were made for producer/director John Stagliano, who also became her boyfriend...
25. Joe Brooks Joe Brooks Actor, Gremlins Born in Los Angeles, Joe Brooks became an actor after graduating high school. He did some work as an extra, and his first speaking part was in the John Wayne WW II actioner The Fighting Seabees. His acting career was interrupted by wartime service in the South Pacific. Returning to California after the war...
26. Garfield Morgan Garfield Morgan Actor, 28 Weeks Later Garfield Morgan was born in Birmingham, England, in 1931. After a brief sojourn working as a trainee dental mechanic, he trained as an actor at a local drama school. His career began at the Arena Theatre in Birmingham in the fifties and he later became involved in both production and directing duties at The Marlow Theatre in Canterbury...
27. Jean Fenwick Jean Fenwick Actress, Arrest Bulldog Drummond
28. Dave Brubeck Dave Brubeck Soundtrack, Silver Linings Playbook
29. James G. Becker James G. Becker Actor, The Offspring James G. Becker (15 March 1966 - 5 December 2014; age 48) was a former background actor who appeared as the Starfleet officer known behind the scenes as Ensign Youngblood throughout the first three seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation. He also worked as a stand-in on the series. Hailing from a small farming community in Oswego...
30. Jillian Kesner Jillian Kesner Actress, Firecracker Sunny, dynamic and beautiful slender blonde actress Jillian Kesner was born on August 9, 1949 in Portsmouth, Virginia and grew up primarily in Denver, Colorado. Her father was a Navy officer. Jillian received a B.A. in business from a Colorado university in 1967. In 1969 Kesner moved to Los Angeles...
31. E.W. Swackhamer E.W. Swackhamer Director, The Dain Curse
32. Charles Barton Charles Barton Director, Africa Screams Charles T. Barton was born in Oakland, CA, on May 25, 1902. His father managed a candy store, and soon moved the family to Los Angeles, where Charles, nicknamed "Charlie", got a job at age 15 acting as an extra in silent movies. He eventually left acting for a job behind the camera as an assistant director...
33. Charles Maquignon Charles Maquignon Actor, Hannibal Rising
34. Christine Finn Christine Finn Actress, Thunderbirds Are GO
35. Dan Biggers Dan Biggers Actor, Glory
36. Kynaston Reeves Kynaston Reeves Actor, Fiend Without a Face
37. Ralph Nossek Ralph Nossek Actor, Brazil
38. Robert Miller Driscoll Robert Miller Driscoll Actor, I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
39. Hilary Tindall Hilary Tindall Actress, Max Headroom
40. Richard Tucker Richard Tucker Actor, Wings
41. Estelle Omens Estelle Omens Actress, Dog Day Afternoon
42. Wilfred Lucas Wilfred Lucas Actor, Modern Times
43. Richard Speck Richard Speck Uncategorised Serial killer who single-handedly committed the most number of murders in a single day - 8. He was the 7th of 8 children born to Robert Speck and Gladys Sterner. His father died when he was 6 and his mother moved the family to Dallas. While there he had 37 arrests for drunk and disorderly behaviour and burglary...
44. Ken Parry Ken Parry Actor, The Taming of the Shrew
45. Darien Angadi Darien Angadi Actor, Antony and Cleopatra
46. Manuel De Sica Manuel De Sica Composer, Cemetery Man
47. Henry Wadsworth Henry Wadsworth Actor, The Thin Man
48. Alexandre Trauner Alexandre Trauner Production Designer, The Man Who Would Be King Hungarian-born Alexandre Trauner came to Paris in 1929 to escape the anti-semitic Horty regime in his native country, and to paint - but instead became involved in the film industry as an assistant to the famous art director Lazare Meerson. Influenced by cubism and impressionism, he embraced the intellectual freedom in the French capital and branched out into architecture...
49. Stefan Hörberg Stefan Hörberg Actor, Show Me Love
50. Fred Kennedy Fred Kennedy Stunts, Rio Grande
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