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1. John Lennon John Lennon Soundtrack, A Hard Day's Night John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia (Stanley) an Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was of Irish, and some Welsh and English, ancestry. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, which he attended) who, with the addition of Paul McCartney and George Harrison, later became The Beatles...
2. Slim Pickens Slim Pickens Actor, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Slim Pickens spent the early part of his career as a real cowboy and the latter part playing cowboys, and he is best remembered for a single "cowboy" image: that of bomber pilot Maj. "King" Kong waving his cowboy hat rodeo-style as he rides a nuclear bomb onto its target in the great black comedy Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb...
3. Robert Prosky Robert Prosky Actor, Dead Man Walking Member of Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage repertory company in 60's and 70s, where he worked with Jane Alexander James Earl Jones Robert Foxworth and others.
4. Howard E. Rollins Jr. Howard E. Rollins Jr. Actor, All My Children Howard E. Rollins Jr. was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1950. He was the youngest of four children born to Howard E. Rollins Sr. (steelworker) and Ruth R. Rollins (domestic worker). Rollins graduated from Towson State College, where he studied theater. His first break into acting came when a friend convinced him to try out for a role in "Of Mice and Men" at a local Baltimore theater...
5. Gladys George Gladys George Actress, The Maltese Falcon Hollywood character actress probably best known for her role as Miles Archer's wife in 'The Maltese Falcon'.
6. Cathy Downs Cathy Downs Actress, My Darling Clementine A pleasant, attractive leading lady, Cathy Downs was an "outdoors type" who worked as a model before she became a Fox contract player in 1944. In the late 1940s she was being groomed for major success -- e.g., she played the title role in John Ford's My Darling Clementine -- but most of her subsequent movie roles were in low-budget westerns...
7. Martin Ritt Martin Ritt Director, Hud Martin Ritt, one of the best and most sensitive American filmmakers of all time, was a director, actor, and playwright who worked in both film and theater. He was born in New York City. His films reflect like almost none other, a profound and intimate humane vision of his characters. He originally attended and played football for Elon College in North Carolina...
8. Luther Adler Luther Adler Actor, D.O.A. The actor and Broadvway director Luther Adler was born into a Yiddish theatrical dynasty. One of the six children born to Jacob P. and Sara Adler, he made his debut in the world in New York City on May 4, 1903, originally billed as Lutha J. Adler. His full siblings Charles, Jay, Julia, and Stella (the...
9. Anne Seymour Anne Seymour Actress, General Hospital The daughter of a copper expert (William Stanley Eckert) and an actress and museum curator (May Davenport), character actress Anne Seymour was born on September 11, 1909 in New York City. She was the seventh generation of a theatrical family that could be tracked back to Ireland in 1740. Her great-uncle...
10. Don Mitchell Don Mitchell Actor, Scream Blacula Scream Born March 17, 1943 in Houston, Texas, USA, Don left home to go to college at UCLA-Fine Arts to become an actor. Producer Collier Young spotted him and cast him in the TV series,Ironside as Mark Sanger. He enjoys music and also likes to go deep sea fishing and horse back riding. Don did not do much after Ironside apart from a few guest appearances and a few movies.
11. Paulene Myers Paulene Myers Actress, The Sting
12. William Dieterle William Dieterle Director, The Life of Emile Zola Born in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Wilhelm Dieterle was the youngest of nine children of parents Jacob and Berthe Dieterle. They lived in poverty, and when he was old enough to work, young Wilhelm earned money as a carpenter and a scrap dealer. He dreamed of better things, though, and theater caught his eye as a teen...
13. Marty Robbins Marty Robbins Soundtrack, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy He is known for many styles of music - pure honky-tonk, rockabilly, gospel, straight-ahead pop, blues and Hawaiian. But fans remember Marty Robbins best for his cowboy songs. Songs like "Big Iron", "Running Gun", "The Hanging Tree" and of course "El Paso" established Robbins as the master of the style of country music...
14. Donald Burton Donald Burton Actor, Hudson Hawk
15. George J. Lewis George J. Lewis Actor, Zorro's Black Whip
16. Dimebag Darrell Dimebag Darrell Self, Sepultura: Third World Chaos
17. Bob Spiers Bob Spiers Director, Spice World
18. Duong Don Duong Don Actor, We Were Soldiers
19. Fay Baker Fay Baker Actress, Notorious
20. Rocky Shahan Rocky Shahan Actor, Incident of the Valley in Shadow
21. Oliver Postgate Oliver Postgate Writer, Bagpuss
22. Louise Arters Louise Arters Actress, The Great Gatsby Started ballet and tap instruction at age eight under Elsie McDonald (sister of actress Jeanette McDonald's). By age twelve, the Arters twins were doing a stage presentation based upon the famous Scope-A-Tune routine of the European Kessler Sisters. Began print and store modeling in Philadelphia at age fifteen...
23. Harry Harvey Jr. Harry Harvey Jr. Actor, Forbidden Planet
24. Bradley Page Bradley Page Actor, Sherlock Holmes in Washington
25. Gilbert Adair Gilbert Adair Writer, The Dreamers
26. Lester Fletcher Lester Fletcher Actor, The Piano Movers
27. Stephen Tredre Stephen Tredre Writer, The Sins of the Father
28. Antonio Carlos Jobim Antonio Carlos Jobim Soundtrack, V for Vendetta
29. Ivan Bonar Ivan Bonar Actor, General Hospital
30. Bob Bell Bob Bell Actor, Bozo's Circus Robert Lewis Bell was born on January 18, 1922 in Flint, Michigan. His father was an assembly worker at General Motors and his mother was a housewife. He had two older brothers. After graduating high school, a friend's family offered to take him along to Arizona, where he dug ditches, worked as a carhop and lumberjack...
31. Carlotta Monti Carlotta Monti Actress, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
32. Georges Metaxa Georges Metaxa Actor, Swing Time Character actor of genteel demeanor in US films.
33. Pupella Maggio Pupella Maggio Actress, Cinema Paradiso
34. Christopher Hibler Christopher Hibler Director, Triangle
35. Virginia McDowall Virginia McDowall Actress, The Fan
36. Justin Lewellyn Justin Lewellyn Actor, Die Another Day
37. William Pullen William Pullen Actor, All About Eve
38. Reginald Sheffield Reginald Sheffield Actor, Suspicion
39. Ernst Günther Ernst Günther Actor, House of Angels
40. Martha Tilton Martha Tilton Actress, Swing Hostess Big-band vocalist who sang with Benny Goodman's Orchestra on recordings and radio from 1937-38 (and the famous Carnegie Hall concert) and later guest-appeared in his biopic, "The Benny Goodman Story" (1955) .
41. Maya Van Horn Maya Van Horn Actress, I Swear by Apollo
42. Lionel Rogosin Lionel Rogosin Director, On the Bowery Father of producer/director/artist Michael Rogosin and producer/director Daniel Rogosin. Rogosin was a political filmmaker of cutting-edge documentaries, once said by John Cassavetes to be "probably the greatest documentary filmmaker of all time." His film "On the Bowery" was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary and his second film "Come Back...
43. Jack H. Skirball Jack H. Skirball Producer, Shadow of a Doubt
44. Rubén González Rubén González Soundtrack, The Rum Diary
45. Ion Fiscuteanu Ion Fiscuteanu Actor, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
46. Golda Meir Golda Meir Self, Idi Amin: Monster in Disguise
47. Tyrell Davis Tyrell Davis Actor, Peg o' My Heart
48. Peg Leg Bates Peg Leg Bates Self, Episode #7.40 Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates was born and raised in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, in the early 1900s. His parents were sharecroppers. When he was a young child, he would dance for nickels in front of local street audiences. In 1919, Clayton took a job in a farm factory to help his family survive, yet it only lasted a few days when fate struck...
49. Walter Horton Walter Horton Soundtrack, Lisa Walter Horton--also known as Big Walter Horton and "Shakey" Horton--was born in Horn Lake, MS, in 1917. At an early age he and his mother moved to Memphis, TN, A harmonica virtuoso, he performed there with the Memphis Jug Band and even recorded with them. He played wherever he could, from street corners in Memphis to dances and parties all over the South...
50. Paul Simon Paul Simon Self, The Professional Politician
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