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1. John Brascia John Brascia Actor, White Christmas
2. Lionel Jeffries Lionel Jeffries Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang With his firm jawline and bristling mustache, Lionel Jeffries played a nice line of English eccentrics. This belied his RADA training. Following military service in WWII, he played his major roles - everything from Grandpa Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to the Marquis of Queensberry in The Trials of Oscar Wilde - in the 1960s...
3. Stanley Kramer Stanley Kramer Producer, Judgment at Nuremberg
4. Gary Poulter Gary Poulter Actor, Joe
5. John Howard John Howard Actor, The Philadelphia Story American actor John Howard was usually a leading man in smaller-budgeted films and a second lead in larger pictures. He attended what is now Case Western Reserve University, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, and where he discovered a love for the theatre. He made his film debut in 1934 under his real name...
6. Madge Blake Madge Blake Actress, Batman: The Movie
7. Michael Powell Michael Powell Director, The Red Shoes The son of Thomas William Powell & Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the South of France (where his parents ran an hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury & Dulwich College he first worked at the National Provincial Bank from 1922 - 1925...
8. Adolfo Celi Adolfo Celi Actor, Thunderball Sicilian born actor / writer / director was very popular with European audiences, but largely unknown to the west apart from his portrayal of the villainous SPECTRE agent "Emilio Largo" in the spectacular James Bond film Thunderball. However, due to his heavy accent, Celi's voice was dubbed by Robert Rietty...
9. Derek Jarman Derek Jarman Director, Caravaggio
10. Alice White Alice White Actress, The Widow from Chicago This Hollywood High graduate began her career as a secretary and script girl, working for Josef von Sternberg and Charles Chaplin. A sexy and bubbly player, she was repeatedly miscast as a singer-dancer. She toured the vaudeville circuit after her career spluttered, returning to Hollywood only to get involved in a sex scandal in 1933 with her boyfriend...
11. Lou Myers Lou Myers Actor, Tin Cup
12. Jamie Gillis Jamie Gillis Actor, Nighthawks Born in New York City, Jamie Gillis trained as a legitimate actor. In the early 1970s he drifted into performing in pornographic films, and continued to work in that field through the late 1990s. Despite the occasional foray into "legitimate" film, such as a cameo in Nighthawks, Gillis remained identified with the porn industry...
13. Janet Blair Janet Blair Actress, Burn, Witch, Burn When it came to bright and polished, they didn't get much spiffier than singer/actress Janet Blair -- perhaps to her detriment in the long haul. At Columbia, she was usually overlooked for the roles that might have tested her dramatic mettle. Nevertheless, she pleased audiences as a pert and perky co-star to a number of bigger stars...
14. Jules Munshin Jules Munshin Actor, On the Town Vaudevillain and then Broadway star who provided zest and zaniness for a few Hollywood musicals of the late 1940s.
15. Grandpa Jones Grandpa Jones Self, Hee Haw
16. Jeff Connors Jeff Connors Actor, Un ponte per l'inferno
17. Eddie Hall Eddie Hall Actor, Military Training
18. Bon Scott Bon Scott Soundtrack, Bridesmaids Ronald Belford Scott was born on July 9, 1946 in Kirriemuir, Scotland, UK. In 1952, the Scott family relocated to Australia. Bon's strong distaste for authority led him to quit his studies at the age of 15. Bon's earliest musical efforts were both on vocals and drums. His first "real" job in the music business was in a pop band called The Valentines...
19. Märta Torén Märta Torén Actress, Sirocco From an early age her dream was to become an actress. Her first application for acting studies at The Royal Dramatic Theater in 1944 was unsuccessful. After additional dramatic coaching she was finally accepted in 1947. But screenwriter Edwin Blum arranged a screen test for RKO which eventually led to her being offered a contract with Universal Studios...
20. Kihachi Okamoto Kihachi Okamoto Director, Kill! Okamoto belonged to what one colleague called "the generation where most of them got killed": the leagues of university graduates who were drafted into and sacrificed to the last years of Japan's war in the South Pacific. Okamoto was drafted during the very worst of it, in 1943, but almost alone among his colleagues managed to survive...
21. David Watkin David Watkin Cinematographer, Out of Africa David Watkin was born on March 23rd 1925 to a middle class family in Kent, England. Being fond of classical music, he originally wanted to become a pianist despite the lack of support from his religious father. Watkin served shortly in World War II before finally beginning his career in cinema. His...
22. Jean Gillie Jean Gillie Actress, Decoy British actress Jean Gillie met husband Jack Bernhard while he was stationed in Britain during the war. When they came to Hollywood, he produced and directed Decoy as a vehicle to showcase her talents to American audiences. However, the couple soon divorced and she would have only one other role before prematurely dying three years later at the age of 33.
23. James Barton James Barton Actor, The Misfits Former vaudeville song-and-dance man best remembered as "Kit" Carson in 'The Time of Your Life' (1948).
24. Brenda Bruce Brenda Bruce Actress, Peeping Tom
25. Peggy Mondo Peggy Mondo Actress, The Music Man Peggy Mondo played the proverbial "fat lady" of stage and screen. The daughter of ecclesiastical painter Vincent Elipidio Mondo and Emma A. Spignesi, she hailed from New Haven, Connecticut. Beginning her career as a Connecticut Experimental Theater member in the 1950s, she studied voice under the tutelage of 'Francesco Riggio' and 'Hilda Whitworth Riggio'...
26. Lawrence Grant Lawrence Grant Actor, Shanghai Express As a young boy in England, Lawrence Grant became a great admirer of the Native American peoples. He devoured every book or article he could get his hands on relating to their culture and history. Years later Grant got the opportunity to spend some months living with several Native American tribes in Wyoming and Montana...
27. Wi Kuki Kaa Wi Kuki Kaa Actor, The Bounty
28. Renata Vanni Renata Vanni Actress, A Patch of Blue
29. Muriel Landers Muriel Landers Actress, Doctor Dolittle
30. Hamilton Luske Hamilton Luske Director, Cinderella
31. Lynne Overman Lynne Overman Actor, Reap the Wild Wind
32. Norman Ollestad Norman Ollestad Actor, Ring of Terror
33. Joaquín Cordero Joaquín Cordero Actor, The River and Death Joaquin Cordero was born in the city of Puebla in Mexico. Shortly after his birth his family moved to Mexico City, and in the following years he studied in a seminary and even considered becoming a priest, but eventually he decided to pursue a law career. By the mid forties, after three years of law classes...
34. John Grierson John Grierson Producer, The Song of Ceylon
35. Tod Slaughter Tod Slaughter Actor, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street The last of the British barnstormers was born Norman Carter Slaughter in Newcastle. He first took to the boards in 1905, and was soon managing his own company. After war service he picked up his stage career, though it was some 15 years before he got in front of the camera His first film set the tone for his career...
36. James Edward Grant James Edward Grant Writer, The Alamo James Edward Grant started as a newspaperman in Chicago in the 1920s. He moved to Hollywood to write under contract with Republic. His passions were bullfighting and writing. He spent the last years of his life in Spain.
37. Edward Gargan Edward Gargan Actor, Great Guy
38. Frank Delfino Frank Delfino Actor, The Lord of the Rings
39. Kirsten Walther Kirsten Walther Actress, The Last Exploits of the Olsen Gang
40. Tom Wilson Tom Wilson Actor, Shoulder Arms
41. Ellen Umlauf Ellen Umlauf Actress, Wings of Fame
42. Forrest Taylor Forrest Taylor Actor, Riders of Destiny Minor American character actor Forrest Taylor was a veteran of the stage by the time he started appearing as a silent lead in both short and feature-length films. He went on to appear in hundreds of secondary "B" movies, although his name does not appear in a large percentage of them. Taylor was born Edwin Forrest Taylor in Bloomington...
43. Larisa Tarkovskaya Larisa Tarkovskaya Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Stalker
44. Lois Verner Lois Verner Actress, Girls Under 21
45. Dorothea Wieck Dorothea Wieck Actress, Mädchen in Uniform After spending most of her childhood in Sweden, Dorothea was schooled in Dresden and at the age of 12, was taught dance by Maria Moissi in Berlin. She made her stage debut in Vienna , where she appeared in plays by Carl Zuckmayer and Ferenc Molnár. The Swiss-born made her debut in the silent cinema in 1926 after being spotted by the director Franz Seitz...
46. Justus Esiri Justus Esiri Actor, Raging Tigers Declared one of the strong men of the African film industry, Justus Esiri has indeed earned his fame. He attended Urohobo College and later went to Germany to study engineering where he developed an interest for theater. Thus he began his acting career on stage in Germany. He was the only Nigerian male performing on stage in the years 1968/69...
47. Marco Antonio Campos Marco Antonio Campos Actor, Dos locos en escena
48. Knut Hamsun Knut Hamsun Writer, Hunger Norwegian novelist Knut Hamsun was born to a poor family and sent to live with an uncle, a commercial fisherman. He grew up without any formal schooling. Hamsun left Norway for the U.S. twice: once in 1882, and again in 1886. Each time he stayed in the U.S. for two years, holding various jobs including farmhand and Chicago streetcar conductor...
49. Gerald Grant Gerald Grant Actor, Score
50. Eugene Troobnick Eugene Troobnick Actor, Guiding Light
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