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1. McLean Stevenson McLean Stevenson Actor, The Cat from Outer Space McLean Stevenson began in show business at age 31. During the 1960s, he worked in night clubs and comedy cabarets, did summer stock theater and some television before moving to Hollywood, where he worked as a comedy writer for Tom Smothers. He eventually began acting in sketches. Mr. Stevenson is best known as the fumbling commanding officer...
2. Ethel Merman Ethel Merman Actress, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman was surely the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having debuted in 1930 in "Girl Crazy...
3. Kevin Smith Kevin Smith Actor, Desperate Remedies He was born in Auckland, New Zealand and spent his early childhood there. His family moved to the small rural town of Timaru in New Zealand's South Island when he was 11. During high school, he began playing in rock-and-roll bands, but never aspired to a career as an actor. He had a passion for rugby and his dream was to play for the All Blacks...
4. Tim Holt Tim Holt Actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre As they say, like father, like son. Cowboy hero Tim Holt avidly followed in the boots of his famous character-actor dad, the granite-jawed Jack Holt (b. Charles John Holt), who appeared in hundreds of silents and talkies (many of them westerns) over the years. The two actually appeared together as father and son in the western The Arizona Ranger...
5. Wally Cox Wally Cox Self, Episode #1.58 Wally Cox was a beloved character actor who made his mark in television and ranks as one of the medium's most memorable performers. His ability to show his range likely was limited by his short stature, slight frame, and high-pitched voice, which along with his talent for being very funny, made him ideal for comedy parts such as his memorable turn as Professor P...
6. Nat 'King' Cole Nat 'King' Cole Soundtrack, Catch Me If You Can Nat King Cole was born Nathaniel Adams Coles at Montgomery, Alabama. He received music lessons from his mother and his family moved to Chicago when he was only five, where his father Edward James Coles was a minister at the True Light Baptist Church and later Pastor of the First Baptist Church. At 12 he was playing the church organ and at 14 he formed a 14 piece band called the Royal Dukes...
7. Lina Romay Lina Romay Actress, L'éventreur de Notre-Dame Stunningly comely and slinky brunette Lina Romay rates highly as one of the boldest, most sensuous, and enticing actresses to have appeared with tremendous frequency in a large volume of European horror and exploitation features made from the early 1970s to the early 21st century. Romay was born Rosa Maria Almirall on June 25...
8. Henry Brandon Henry Brandon Actor, The Searchers German-born Henry Brandon was a character actor in American films, most often seen in villainous roles. His parents emigrated to the US shortly after his birth. His early interest in acting led him to study at the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse. He landed the lead villain role in the Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy film Babes in Toyland...
9. Mary Grace Canfield Mary Grace Canfield Actress, General Hospital
10. Daniel McDonald Daniel McDonald Actor, The Ice Storm Daniel McDonald was born and raised in New York the youngest of seven children. A life member of the Actors Studio, he has also studied with Paul Curtis of the American Mime Company, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and with Sanford Meisner on the island of Bequia, BWI. Daniel has been active on the Broadway stage and was married to 'Mujah Mariani Malehi McDonald' in 1999.
11. Christopher Malcolm Christopher Malcolm Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
12. Tommy Rettig Tommy Rettig Actor, River of No Return For the last several years of his life Tom was a successful software developer. His products in Dbase and FoxPro were used by hundreds of other developers.
13. Mike Lally Mike Lally Actor, Coma
14. Vladimir Sokoloff Vladimir Sokoloff Actor, The Magnificent Seven Familiar character actor of Russian heritage who played in scores of films, mostly in the U.S. He studied at the University of Moscow but left there to attend the Moscow Academy of Dramatic Art. He joined the world- renowned Moscow Art Theatre, where he worked for the next decade as an actor and assistant director...
15. Walker Edmiston Walker Edmiston Actor, The Great Mouse Detective Talented, prolific and versatile voice and character actor Walker Edmiston had a remarkable career in radio, movies and television that spanned over five decades. Walker was born on February 6, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri. Edmiston discovered at an early age that he could perfectly mimic other people's voices; he used to entertain his family with his vocal impression of Lionel Barrymore...
16. Elyse Knox Elyse Knox Actress, The Mummy's Tomb Elyse Knox, the actress best known for starring in The Mummy's Tomb and for being Heisman Award-winner Tom Harmon s wife and Mark Harmon's mother, was born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath on December 14, 1917 in Hartford, Connecticut, to Austrian parents (from Vienna). Knox's first love wasn't acting but art: she began painting in oils during high school...
17. Antonio Moreno Antonio Moreno Actor, The Searchers A serious rival to Rudolph Valentino as the smouldering 'Latin Lover' type was black-haired Spanish-born Antonio Moreno. One of the most prominent screen stars of the 1920's, he was equally adept at romance, melodrama or comedy and appeared opposite most of the legendary movie queens of the era, from the Gish sisters to Greta Garbo, to Gloria Swanson and Mary Pickford...
18. Burt Kennedy Burt Kennedy Director, The Train Robbers American screenwriter and director--particularly of westerns--Burt Kennedy was the son of performers. He was part of their act, "The Dancing Kennedys", from infancy. He served in World War II as a cavalry officer and was highly decorated. After the war he joined the Pasadena Community Playhouse, but was ousted after one play as an actor for missing rehearsal...
19. Jan Miner Jan Miner Actress, Lenny
20. Michael Morgan Michael Morgan Actor, Homework
21. Philip Van Zandt Philip Van Zandt Actor, Citizen Kane
22. Cliff Bole Cliff Bole Director, Bad Blood
23. Jack Fletcher Jack Fletcher Actor, Pennies from Heaven
24. Christopher Templeton Christopher Templeton Actress, The Young and the Restless
25. Ilka Chase Ilka Chase Actress, Now, Voyager The daughter of Vogue's editor-in-chief for 40 years, Edna Woolman Chase, Ilka was named after a Hungarian friend of her mother's. She went to school in France and later acted in stock with Rube Miller in New York. Her first appearance on Broadway was as a maid in 'The Red Falcon' in 1924. After co-starring in her next play...
26. Richard Feynman Richard Feynman Writer, Infinity Richard Feynman is one of the twentieth century's greatest physicists. He worked on the atomic bomb project and won the Nobel Prize for his work in quantum electrodynamics. He was one of the chief investigators in the Challenger Shuttle disaster.
27. Lew Wallace Lew Wallace Writer, Ben-Hur The son of the governor of Indiana, Lew Wallace lived in Indianapolis as a young boy. He served in the Mexican War, and afterwards became a lawyer and was elected to the state Senate. He served again in the Union army during the Civil War, reaching the rank of major general. He was noted for repulsing an attempted raid by Confederate Gen...
28. Avon Long Avon Long Actor, The Sting Avon Long was a featured singer and dancer in the Cotton Club in New York in 1934. Lena Horne credits him with bringing her out of the chorus line to a featured spot. In the 1940's, he won critical acclaim as "Sportin' Life" in the Broadway production of "Porgy and Bess". He also appeared in featured roles on Broadway in "Bubbling Brown Sugar"
29. William Ross Howard III William Ross Howard III Self, A Star Is Born World Premiere
30. Howard K. Smith Howard K. Smith Self, The Pink Panther Strikes Again
31. Dolores Faith Dolores Faith Actress, V.D.
32. Manorama Manorama Actress, Water
33. Jim Begg Jim Begg Actor, Death Wish II
34. Margaret Courtenay Margaret Courtenay Actress, The Mirror Crack'd
35. Todor Kolev Todor Kolev Actor, The Goat Horn Bulgarian stage and film actor, singer and showman. He graduated from "Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts" as an actor, just as many talented actors from Bulgaria did. Began his career in 1965, Kolev was best known for his roles in comedies like "Opasen Char", "Gospodin Za Edin Den" and "Dvoynikat" as well as for his songs and shows...
36. Ethel Wales Ethel Wales Actress, The Rag Man
37. Birger Malmsten Birger Malmsten Actor, The Silence
38. Hasse Ekman Hasse Ekman Writer, Gabrielle Being the son of actor / theatre director Gösta Ekman, it was natural for him to start a career in the movie business. He was first noticed for playing against his father in Intermezzo. He also showed a talent for writing, and his first script was filmed as Blixt och dunder. Producer Lorens Marmstedt...
39. Ray Evans Ray Evans Soundtrack, The Godfather Academy Award-winning songwriter ("Buttons and Bows" [1948], "Mona Lisa" [1950], "Que Sera Sera" [1956]), composer, author, musician and publisher, educated at the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania. He began his career in the college dance orchestra, then played in local night clubs and cruise ships...
40. Mattie Shaw Mattie Shaw Actress, First Steps
41. Lucille Lund Lucille Lund Actress, The Black Cat
42. Leonard Gaines Leonard Gaines Actor, Rocky II
43. Jo Anne Meredith Jo Anne Meredith Actress, The Psycho Lover
44. George Dunning George Dunning Director, Yellow Submarine
45. Tiger Haynes Tiger Haynes Actor, Awakenings
46. Philbert X Philbert X Self, Malcolm X: Make It Plain
47. William Berke William Berke Director, Gunfire
48. Mary Alan Hokanson Mary Alan Hokanson Actress, Them!
49. Sidney Berger Sidney Berger Actor, Carnival of Souls
50. Robert Hover Robert Hover Actor, All My Children
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