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1. Philip Seymour Hoffman Philip Seymour Hoffman Actor, Capote Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ancestry...
2. Gene Kelly Gene Kelly Actor, Singin' in the Rain Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in 1941...
3. Boris Karloff Boris Karloff Actor, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Along with fellow actors Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price, Boris Karloff is recognized as one of the true icons of horror cinema, and the actor most closely identified with the general public's perception of the "monster" from the classic Mary Shelley book, "Frankenstein". William Henry Pratt was born on November 23...
4. Donald Pleasence Donald Pleasence Actor, Halloween Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Pleasence had the necessary physical attributes which make a great screen villain. In the course of his lengthy career, he relished playing the obsessed...
5. Charley Grapewin Charley Grapewin Actor, The Wizard of Oz This old codger film favorite, born in 1869 (some reports say 1875), got into the entertainment field at an early age, first as a circus performer (aerialist and trapeze artist). Acting having then sparked his interest, he worked in a series of stock companies while writing stage plays on the side that he himself could star in...
6. Anna May Wong Anna May Wong Actress, Shanghai Express Anna May Wong, the first Chinese-American movie star, was born Wong Liu Tsong on January 3, 1905, in Los Angeles, California, to laundryman Wong Sam Sing and his wife, Lee Gon Toy. A third-generation American, she managed to have a substantial acting career during a deeply racist time when the taboo...
7. John Kerr John Kerr Actor, South Pacific The son of Broadway actors Geoffrey Kerr and June Walker, John Kerr began his stage career after graduating from Harvard University. In 1951 he met Priscilla Smith while taking a class in Serbo-Croatian language and literature at Harvard. They were married on December 28, 1952, and divorced in 1972...
8. Jessie Royce Landis Jessie Royce Landis Actress, North by Northwest Jessie Royce Landis was called "an international star" in her New York Times obituary. She was 20 when she made her stage debut at the Playhouse in Chicago as the young countess in "The Highwayman". Soon she was on Broadway. In 1950 she went to London for "Larger Than Life", a dramatization of W. Somerset Maugham's novel...
9. Barry Morse Barry Morse Actor, The Fugitive Born in London's East End, Barry's career began when he won a full scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art at the age of 15. Upon graduation, he followed with successful stage runs in London's West End and in theatrical productions throughout the United Kingdom, and appeared on the BBC's earliest live television broadcasts in the late 1930s...
10. Rondo Hatton Rondo Hatton Actor, The Brute Man An only child, Rondo Hatton was born to Stewart and Emily Hatton in Hagerstown, Maryland. The family moved to Tampa, Florida, in 1912, when he was a high-school senior, and his father joined a family-owned business there. Rondo was apparently popular and a good athlete, especially in football. After leaving high school...
11. Wendy Barrie Wendy Barrie Actress, The Hound of the Baskervilles Wendy Barrie was born in Hong Kong of English-Irish parentage, the daughter of King's Counsel F.C. Jenkins. She received her education at a convent school in England and a finishing school in Switzerland. After working in a beauty parlour, she made her first foray into acting on the London stage in "Wonder Bar" (1930)...
12. Marcel Bozzuffi Marcel Bozzuffi Actor, The French Connection
13. Willard Waterman Willard Waterman Actor, The Apartment
14. Sid Vicious Sid Vicious Soundtrack, Goodfellas Along with fellow Sex Pistol member, Johnny Rotten, lanky, sneering, pock faced Sid epitomised the punk movement born in the mid 1970s in working class England. Sid Vicious (real name John Beverly) wasn't an original member of the Pistols, but rather joined the band after original bassist, Glen Matlock dropped out after personality clashes with lead singer Rotten...
15. Bob Elliott Bob Elliott Actor, Quick Change
16. Margaret John Margaret John Actress, Run, Fatboy, Run
17. Chris Kyle Chris Kyle Writer, American Sniper
18. Jean Martin Jean Martin Actor, The Battle of Algiers
19. Alistair MacLean Alistair MacLean Writer, Where Eagles Dare
20. Alan Curtis Alan Curtis Actor, High Sierra Attractive Hollywood leading man (and sometime villain) from the late 30s until his death following surgery. Alan Curtis (Harry Ueberroth was born 24 July 1909 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in that area and in the early 1930s became a model, appearing in many magazine and newspaper advertisements...
21. Joel Fluellen Joel Fluellen Actor, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
22. Aline Towne Aline Towne Actress, Radar Men from the Moon Played the lead female role in five Republic Pictures serials from 1950 to 1954. She continued to act sporadically in films and on television until 1979.
23. Sanford Meisner Sanford Meisner Actor, Mikey and Nicky Sanford Meisner is one of the most respected and influential acting teachers of the 20th century. Meisner, Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg are generally regarded as America's three greatest acting teachers. Founding member of The Group Theatre, 1931-1941. Began teaching at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in 1935; head of the acting program 1936-1958 & 1964-1990...
24. Bert Parks Bert Parks Self, The Match Game
25. Vijay Arora Vijay Arora Actor, Yaadon Ki Baaraat
26. Bud Osborne Bud Osborne Actor, Bride of the Monster One of the finest teamsters in Hollywood screen history, Osborne handled the reins for horse-drawn coaches and wagons in countless westerns and historical photoplays from the early 20's through late 50's. And with his weathered, rumpled look, his Texas drawl and his nasal twang, he was often called upon to portray a seedy outlaw in any of those same westerns.
27. Eduardo Coutinho Eduardo Coutinho Director, Edifício Master
28. Zon Murray Zon Murray Actor, Blood on the Moon
29. Stewart Stern Stewart Stern Writer, Rebel Without a Cause Stewart Stern was born into Hollywood royalty. His uncle was the ever powerful Adolph Zukor and his cousins were the Loews, who controlled MGM.
30. Birgitte Federspiel Birgitte Federspiel Actress, Babette's Feast
31. Emilija Kovacevic Emilija Kovacevic Costume Designer, Bela ladja
32. Alexander Schneider Alexander Schneider Soundtrack, Slaughterhouse-Five
33. Bernard McEveety Bernard McEveety Director, Gunsmoke
34. Lawrence Gray Lawrence Gray Actor, The Florodora Girl
35. Phillip Borsos Phillip Borsos Director, One Magic Christmas A leading Canadian filmmaker, Phillip Borsos has enjoyed considerable success in international markets. One of the "Vancouver School", he began his career as a director (and sometime producer and writer) with several short subjects, beginning with Cooperage (1976). Nails (1979), which Borsos also produced...
36. Edward Wilson Edward Wilson Actor, When the Boat Comes In Was Director of National Youth Theatre of Great Britain 1987-2004 and is now Director of Los Angeles Young Actors Company at the Ivar Theatre in Hollywood.
37. John Hilton John Hilton Self, The NFL on CBS
38. Yvonne Marsh Yvonne Marsh Actress, The Little Ballerina
39. María Corda María Corda Actress, The Private Life of Helen of Troy
40. J. Peverell Marley J. Peverell Marley Cinematographer, House of Wax
41. Julia DeVito Julia DeVito Actress, Taxi
42. Christine Burke Christine Burke Actress, The Capitol Hill Girls
43. Bernard Kates Bernard Kates Actor, Guiding Light
44. Donald Eccles Donald Eccles Actor, The Wicker Man
45. J.W. Cody J.W. Cody Actor, Bullwhip
46. Dragan Zaric Dragan Zaric Actor, Lepa sela lepo gore
47. Louise Lorraine Louise Lorraine Actress, The Adventures of Tarzan Louise Lorraine's small stature and delicate beauty seemed hardly the qualities to be desired in a serial heroine, but she starred in 11 of the physically demanding, action-filled cliffhangers, and showed as much spirit as, and in some cases more than, many of her colleagues in that genre. Louise's...
48. Jerry Leon Jerry Leon Actor, The Seven-Ups
49. Hans Schumm Hans Schumm Actor, Spy Smasher Nazi swine "par excellance" Hans Schumm was born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1896. He was an experienced stage actor in his native Germany when he emigrated to the US in 1927. He played small parts in American films--even showing up in a few musicals!--but he hit his stride in the late 1930s when America became aware of the NazI menace in Europe...
50. François Reichenbach François Reichenbach Director, L'Amérique insolite
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