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1. Richard Bright Richard Bright Actor, The Godfather: Part III Fair complexioned, cold-eyed actor Richard Bright has notched up an impressive array of character performances of often shifty, or deadly characters on the wrong side of the law. First came to attention as a burglar in the engrossing The Panic in Needle Park, and then followed it the following year playing a slick con artist hustling naive Ali MacGraw for the bank robbery loot in The Getaway...
2. Andy Devine Andy Devine Actor, Robin Hood Rotund comic character actor of American films. Born Andrew Vabre Devine in Flagstaff, Arizona, the later-to-be Rotund comic character actor was raised in nearby Kingman, Arizona, the son of Irish-American hotel operator Thomas Devine and his wife Amy. Devine was an able athlete as a student and actually played semi-pro football under a phony name (Jeremiah Schwartz...
3. Maggie McNamara Maggie McNamara Actress, The Moon Is Blue Maggie McNamara -- with her brown hair in a ponytail -- arrives in Rome in Three Coins in the Fountain expecting great things to happen. Petite and slender, she looks almost like a schoolgirl in her prim blue suit. She is bright and vivacious and goes for what she wants -- a proposal from "Prince Dino De Cessi" played by Louis Jourdan...
4. Jack Lambert Jack Lambert Actor, The Killers American character actor specializing in tough guys and heavies. A native of Yonkers, New York. He worked on the Broadway stage and then became an increasingly familiar figure in Westerns and crime dramas, after World War II. Although almost as familiar a presence in films as his contemporaries Warren Oates...
5. Noam Pitlik Noam Pitlik Director, Barney Miller
6. Elspet Gray Elspet Gray Actress, Four Weddings and a Funeral
7. Robert Rossen Robert Rossen Writer, The Hustler
8. Malcolm Tierney Malcolm Tierney Actor, Braveheart
9. Monte Blue Monte Blue Actor, Key Largo Stalwart, durable Monte Blue, a romantic leading man of the silent days, was born January 11, 1887, as Gerard Monte Blue (some sources indicate 1890, but his mother's application for his admission to the Soldier's and Sailor's Orphan's Home lists his birth date as January 11, 1887). Various sources have reported his first name as George or Gerald...
10. Angela Raiola Angela Raiola Actress, Scary Movie 5
11. Louis Wolheim Louis Wolheim Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front It was Lionel Barrymore who gave Louis Wolheim (Cornell '07) his start as an actor. Wolheim had had his face more or less smashed in and his nose nicely fractured while playing on a scrub Cornell football team. Later as a Cornell Instructor he found life none too easy. He had worked off and on as an extra in the Wharton studio but never received much attention...
12. Alain Robbe-Grillet Alain Robbe-Grillet Writer, Un bruit qui rend fou Born in Brest, France, in 1922, Alain Robbe-Grillet initially studied mathematics and biology. He graduated from the Paris-based Institut National Agronomique (National Institute of Agronomy) in 1945 and embarked on a career of scientific research in the tropics and in France. Then at age 30 he decided to change the direction of his career and concentrate on the thorny problem of literature...
13. Jacqueline Hill Jacqueline Hill Actress, Doctor Who Born in 17 December 1929, Jacqueline Hill was orphaned as a toddler and raised by her grandparents. She was taken out of school at the age of 14 to enable her younger brother to continue. She then worked at Cadbury's, which had an amateur dramatics society. She was encouraged to apply for, and was awarded...
14. Matt Mattox Matt Mattox Actor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
15. Jean Rouch Jean Rouch Director, Moi, un noir
16. Bonar Bain Bonar Bain Actor, Draw!
17. Jack Tornek Jack Tornek Actor, Schlitz Playhouse
18. Byrne Piven Byrne Piven Actor, Being John Malkovich
19. Nirmal Pandey Nirmal Pandey Actor, Bandit Queen
20. Tina Carver Tina Carver Actress, From Hell It Came Smoky-voiced, sultry Tina Carver began her career on the post-war stages of Germany and France. Having married an Indiana academic who served the High Commission for Occupied Germany in a legal capacity, her acting opportunities were confined to entertaining troops under the auspices of the Special Services...
21. Peter Halliday Peter Halliday Actor, The Remains of the Day One of the UK's most prolific television actors for 50 years, Peter Halliday was the son of an auctioneer and estate agent. He was schooled in Shropshire. Halliday failed his exam as apprentice auctioneer, worked briefly for Rolls-Royce, then served in the British Army during the Second World War, based in Iraq...
22. Nelson Frazier Jr. Nelson Frazier Jr. Actor, WWE Raw
23. Johnny PayCheck Johnny PayCheck Soundtrack, Double Take To many of his fans, country music singer Johnny PayCheck was the epitome of the hell-raising outlaw singer. He was known as much for his string of classic country hits as he was for his scrapes with the law. Born Donald Eugene Lytle on May 31, 1938, in Greenfield, Ohio, PayCheck began his career playing in backing bands for George Jones...
24. Kathleen Hite Kathleen Hite Writer, The Waltons Kathleen Hite began her long and successful career in radio and television following her graduation from the University of Wichita in 1938; she worked at Wichita radio station KANS from 1943-1950. She then moved to California and was hired as a secretary at CBS. She was eventually hired as the network's first female staff writer...
25. Leslie Norman Leslie Norman Director, Jungle Fighters Leslie Norman began his career as a 14-year-old in the laboratories and editorial rooms of Warner Brothers Teddington Studios. He worked his way up from sweeping cutting-room floors to supervising editor and then assistant director. After military service he joined Ealing, where he became involved in their Australian operation...
26. Brock Little Brock Little Stunts, The Island In addition to his stunt work in motion pictures, Brock Little was a renowned big wave surfer, taking off on 30' waves and larger at Waimea Bay in Hawaii and Mavericks in California. He was a legendary big wave pioneer, among the first to challenge the "unridden realm" of waves over 30' tall, at a time when such waves were considered un-surfable.
27. Dale Earnhardt Dale Earnhardt Actor, BASEketball Ralph Dale Earnhardt, born April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, North Carolina, was the son of NASCAR Grand National champion Ralph Earnhardt and his wife Martha. His Winston Cup career started with a bang, winning the Rookie of the Year in 1979 and his first of his championships in 1980, to date the only driver to achieve these feats in consecutive years...
28. Derrick De Marney Derrick De Marney Actor, The Girl Was Young Derrick de Marney was born in London in September 1906 of Irish and French ancestry. He acted in repertory theatre from 1922, hit the London stage four years later and began in films by 1928. During the 1930's, he worked primarily under contract at Alexander Korda's Denham Studios. A handsome and versatile leading actor...
29. Bruce Ed Morrow Bruce Ed Morrow Actor, Bugsy Bruce Edward Morrow was born on July 25, 1940, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, USA. He attended Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University) in Springfield, then earned his Master's Degree in Journalism from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He worked as a disc jockey in Los Angeles before relocating to the Washington...
30. Cayle Chernin Cayle Chernin Actress, Love in a 4 Letter World
31. Despo Diamantidou Despo Diamantidou Actress, Love and Death
32. Pasquale Squitieri Pasquale Squitieri Director, Gli invisibili
33. Jimmy Butler Jimmy Butler Actor, No Greater Glory
34. Michael Howard Michael Howard Actor, A Sister to Assist 'Er
35. Charles Trenet Charles Trenet Soundtrack, Goodfellas
36. Josef Meinrad Josef Meinrad Actor, Sissi
37. William Russell William Russell Actor, Robin Hood Silent-film star William Russell was born in the Bronx, New York, in the late 1880s (various sources give it as 1884, 1886 and 1889). His mother, Clara, was a highly regarded stage actress. Russell studied law at Fordham University (and, some sources say, Harvard University). He started a law practice in Pittsburgh...
38. David Hutcheson David Hutcheson Actor, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
39. Frank Costello Frank Costello Self, Kefauver Investigation Frank Costello was born Francisco Castiglia in Cosenza, Italy, in 1891. His family moved to New York, and as a young man he joined the local Mafia gang. When the "Castellamarese War" between gang bosses Giuseppe Masseria and Salvatore Maranzano ended, Costello was one of the few who were held in high respect...
40. Natalia Borisova Natalia Borisova Actress, The Party
41. Balthus Balthus Self, Ettore Sottsass - Der Sinn der Dinge
42. Kerry Von Erich Kerry Von Erich Actor, Problem Child Kerry Adkisson was born on February 3, 1960, to Jack and Doris Adkisson. Jack was a wrestler, so most of Jack's children followed in his footsteps (one child, Jack Adkisson, Jr., tragically died in 1959 from electrocution). Kerry was a standout discus thrower at University of Houston, and actually held the SWC discus record; coincidentally...
43. Ric Waite Ric Waite Cinematographer, Adventures in Babysitting
44. Cliff Nazarro Cliff Nazarro Actor, Forged Passport
45. Jack Brodsky Jack Brodsky Producer, Romancing the Stone
46. Frank Ross Frank Ross Writer, The More the Merrier
47. Panos Papadopulos Panos Papadopulos Actor, For a Few Dollars More
48. Tor Isedal Tor Isedal Actor, Mio min Mio
49. Len Hendry Len Hendry Actor, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
50. Clare Kelly Clare Kelly Actress, The Cuckoo Waltz
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