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1. Eleanor Powell Eleanor Powell Actress, Born to Dance Eleanor Powell was born in 1912 in Springfield, Massachussetts, and got her professional start in Atlantic City clubs, from where she moved into in revue in New York at the Ritz Grill and Casino de Paris at the age of sixteen. She started her career on Broadway in 1929, where her machine-gun foot work gained her the title of world champion in tapping...
2. Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Actress, The Bodyguard Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin. She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark...
3. Lee J. Cobb Lee J. Cobb Actor, 12 Angry Men Lee J. Cobb, one of the premier character actors in American film for three decades in the post-World War II period, was born Leo Jacoby in New York City's Lower East Side on December 8, 1911. The son of a Jewish newspaper editor, young Leo was a child prodigy in music, mastering the violin and the harmonica...
4. William Conrad William Conrad Actor, Cannon William Conrad became a television star relatively late in his career. In fact, the former Army Air Corps World War II fighter pilot began his screen career playing heavies. He was Max, one of The Killers hired to finish off Burt Lancaster in his dingy lodgings. He was the corrupt state inspector Turck working for the syndicate in The Racket...
5. Sorrell Booke Sorrell Booke Actor, The Dukes of Hazzard Sorrell Booke was born in Buffalo, New York in 1930, the son of a local physician. He found his calling early in life, like most actors, when his family encouraged him to entertain relatives by doing impressions and telling jokes. He went on to study at Yale and Columbia University, and mastered five languages...
6. George O'Hanlon George O'Hanlon Actor, Rocky
7. Caroline McWilliams Caroline McWilliams Actress, Guiding Light
8. Roger Vadim Roger Vadim Writer, Barbarella
9. Frank Herbert Frank Herbert Writer, Dune
10. Ray Danton Ray Danton Actor, The Longest Day Handsome and smooth natured leading man who often played oily individuals, Ray Danton was born in New York and dramatically trained at Carnegie Tech. First debuted on-screen as a moody Native American in Chief Crazy Horse and regularly guest-starred in many 1950s TV shows including Playhouse 90, Wagon Train, and 77 Sunset Strip...
11. Barry Evans Barry Evans Actor, Mind Your Language
12. Don Porter Don Porter Actor, The Ann Sothern Show Veteran actor Don Porter started his career on stage and in "B" films in the 40s but would be better remembered for his buttoned-down executives and cheery dads on 50s and 60s TV. Universal Studios signed the handsome, articulate, deep-voiced actor to a contract in 1939 debuting in Mystery in the White Room (1939)...
13. Sergei M. Eisenstein Sergei M. Eisenstein Director, Battleship Potemkin The son of an affluent architect, Eisenstein attended the Institute of Civil Engineering in Petrograd as a young man. With the fall of the tsar in 1917, he worked as an engineer for the Red Army. In the following years, Eisenstein joined up with the Moscow Proletkult Theater as a set designer and then director...
14. Takashi Shimura Takashi Shimura Actor, Seven Samurai Japanese character actor Takashi Shimura was one of the finest film actors of the 20th century and a leading member of the "stock company" of master director Akira Kurosawa. A native of southern Japan, Shimura was a descendant of the samurai warrior class. Following university training, he founded a theatre company...
15. Henry Hathaway Henry Hathaway Director, True Grit Henry Hathaway, a son of a stage actress and manager, started his career as a child actor in westerns directed by Allan Dwan. His movie career was interrupted by World War I. After his discharge, he briefly tried a career in finance but then returned to Hollywood to work as an assistant director under such directors as Frank Lloyd...
16. William Haze William Haze Actor, The Punisher With his genial demeanor and strong presence, Will Haze managed to move quickly from featured to leading player. On one of his very first auditions for a small role in a feature film, he was asked to read for the leading role and booked it. Since then, he has appeared in over 30 films and television shows...
17. Barry Foster Barry Foster Actor, Frenzy John Barry Foster's acting career began and ended on the stage. At the age of 20, he won a scholarship to the Central School of Speech and Drama, where he befriended future playwright Harold Pinter. After two years training, Barry went on tour with Andrew McMaster and fellow actors Patrick Magee and Kenneth Haigh through the Republic of Ireland...
18. Ona Munson Ona Munson Actress, Gone with the Wind
19. Anna Q. Nilsson Anna Q. Nilsson Actress, Sunset Blvd. Anna Quirentia Nilsson, popularly known as "Anna Q", who was born on March 30th, 1888, in Ystad, Sweden, emigrated to the United States in 1905. The 5'7" Nilsson used her blonde beauty to become a famous model for well-known fashion photographers and fine artists. In 1907 she was chosen the most beautiful girl in the US and in 1911 made her film debut in Molly Pitcher...
20. Peter Benchley Peter Benchley Writer, Jaws Grandson of famed humorist and actor Robert Benchley and the son of highly respected children's books author Nathaniel Benchley, novelist Peter Benchley's book were decidedly more dramatic in their content and style than his father's, and usually centered on the world's oceans as a backdrop to his vigorous plots...
21. Jonathan Hole Jonathan Hole Actor, 4 for Texas
22. Buddy Buddy Actor, Air Bud
23. Kermit Murdock Kermit Murdock Actor, In the Heat of the Night
24. Jeffrey Perry Jeffrey Perry Actor, The Silver Chair
25. John Comer John Comer Actor, Last of the Summer Wine
26. William F. Claxton William F. Claxton Director, Little House on the Prairie
27. James Lanphier James Lanphier Actor, The Pink Panther
28. Hitoshi Takagi Hitoshi Takagi Actor, My Neighbor Totoro
29. Roger Hanin Roger Hanin Actor, Navarro
30. John Bailey John Bailey Actor, The Night Won't Talk
31. Joy Garrett Joy Garrett Actress, The Young and the Restless
32. Myrna Dell Myrna Dell Actress, The Lost Tribe Marilyn Adele Dunlap was born on March 5, 1924 (for her stage name she took her nickname, Myrna, and shortened her middle name, Adele, to "Dell", which she used as her last name). She started her career as a showgirl in the famous Earl Carroll Revue in New York, and made her film debut in A Night at Earl Carroll's...
33. Sadie Sadie Actress, Man in the Chair
34. Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Music Department, Maya Bazaar The legend in telugu music, Ghantasala was born in 1922. His father Surayya was also a famous singer. During his childhood, Ghantasala used to dance to his father's Tarangams. After his father's death, his maternal Uncle Ryali Pitchi Ramaiah brought up Ghantasala. As he wished to learn classical music...
35. Alexander McQueen Alexander McQueen Costume and Wardrobe Department, Sylvie Guillem: Sur le fil
36. Mark Balelo Mark Balelo Self, Storage Wars
37. Natasha Vega Natasha Vega Actress, I Love My Sister's Big Tits Buxom and shapely 5'4" brunette knockout Natasha Vega was born on January 10, 1991 in Baltimore, Maryland. A former gymnast and ballerina, Vega grew up in Edison, New Jersey. Her first job was a shooter girl in a bar. Natasha started out in the adult entertainment industry as a dancer in nightclubs...
38. Michael Reeves Michael Reeves Writer, The Conqueror Worm
39. Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath Writer, The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath was born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, to Otto and Aurelia Schoeber Plath, both professors. When Sylvia was eight, Otto died of complications from diabetes. Her mother struggled to give Sylvia and her younger brother every advantage of a superior education. Self-consciousness and anxiety...
40. Jerry Desmonde Jerry Desmonde Actor, A King in New York
41. Tony Pope Tony Pope Actor, Who Framed Roger Rabbit
42. Alaa Waley El Din Alaa Waley El Din Actor, El Nazer
43. Arlette Marchal Arlette Marchal Actress, Wings Brunette, exotic Lucienne Marie Marchal overcame her affliction with shyness by enrolling in, and ultimately winning, a beauty contest. One of the judges was the director Léonce Perret, who promptly helped her get her first role in motion pictures. After that, her face was sufficient to keep her in...
44. Margaret Wheeler Margaret Wheeler Actress, Mystery Men
45. Yunus Parvez Yunus Parvez Actor, Gol Maal
46. George James Hopkins George James Hopkins Set Decorator, Casablanca
47. Phil Regan Phil Regan Actor, Las Vegas Nights
48. Heinz Roemheld Heinz Roemheld Music Department, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
49. Bob Simon Bob Simon Self, 60 Minutes
50. Ricardo Palacios Ricardo Palacios Actor, ¡Biba la banda!
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