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1. John Thaw John Thaw Actor, The Sweeney He was the working class boy from Manchester whose intensity and natural honesty made him British television's most bankable actor. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His first starring role on TV was as Sgt John Mann in Redcap. His first great success, though, was as Detective Inspector Regan in The Sweeney...
2. Louis Hayward Louis Hayward Actor, The Pursuers From his birthplace in South Africa, Louis Charles Hayward was brought to England and was educated there and on the Continent. He spent a short time managing a London nightclub, displayed some acting talent and decided on acting, and was quickly tapped by playwright Noël Coward, who became his patron...
3. Bob Verne Bob Verne Actor, Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?
4. Harold Pruett Harold Pruett Actor, Embrace of the Vampire
5. Malcolm X Malcolm X Writer, Malcolm X Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, one of eight children. His father, Earl Little, was a Baptist preacher who supported Marcus Garvey's Back to Africa movement. When Malcolm was four, the family moved to Lansing, Michigan, where Earl tried opening a store while continuing his preaching...
6. Ben Chapman Ben Chapman Self, Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man Ben Chapman was born in Oakland, California, while his Tahitian parents were on a trip to the United States. He was raised in Tahiti, relocated to the U.S. in 1940 and went to school in the Bay Area of San Francisco. Working as a Tahitian dancer in nightclubs led to his first movie job, a bit in MGM's...
7. Jacques Becker Jacques Becker Writer, Le Trou His interest in films was stimulated by a meeting with King Vidor, who offered him employment in the US as actor and assistant director. However, he remained in France and became assistant to Jean Renoir, a friend of the family, during that director's peak period (1932-39). In 1934 he ventured briefly into independent production...
8. Julie Mitchum Julie Mitchum Actress, House on Haunted Hill
9. Aleksey German Aleksey German Director, Hard to Be a God
10. Ina Claire Ina Claire Actress, Ninotchka Effervescent, blond star of sophisticated Broadway comedy in the 1920s. Born Ina Fagan, of Irish descent, she lost her father in a car accident four months before she was born. Without a breadwinner in the family, she was forced to live in a boarding house with her mother. From earliest childhood, she displayed a precocious talent for impersonating other people...
11. Howard Zieff Howard Zieff Director, My Girl
12. Dwayne McDuffie Dwayne McDuffie Writer, Justice League: Doom Dwayne McDuffie was an African American comic book and animation writer best known as one of the founders of Milestone Media, an imprint of DC Comics dedicated to promoting better stories and characterizations for minorities and for his contributions to Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, the final installment of what DC Comics fans refer to as "the DCAU"...
13. Charles Beaumont Charles Beaumont Writer, Brain Dead Charles Beaumont was the pseudonym for Charles Leroy Nutt, born on Chicago's North Side on January 2 1929. He also occasionally wrote under the names Charles McNutt and E.T. Beaumont (the latter apparently based on the name of a Texas town). Tragically short-lived, Beaumont was a dynamic and imaginative author and screenwriter of macabre...
14. Margot Fonteyn Margot Fonteyn Self, An Evening with the Royal Ballet Peggy Hookham was always destined to be a dancer. Her Brazilian/Irish mother groomed her for stardom from almost as soon as she could walk. When she was aged 8 her father's work took the family to Shanghai. Peggy and her Mother returned to the UK when she was 14. Her father stayed in Shanghai and was interned by the Japanese for the duration of the war...
15. Robin Moore Robin Moore Writer, The French Connection
16. Makee K. Blaisdell Makee K. Blaisdell Actor, Johnny Lingo
17. Nutan Nutan Actress, Sujata Fiesty, spiritual, and Bhajan-singing Nutan Samarth was born on 4th June 1936 to actress mother, Shobhana (nee Saroj P. Shilotri) and Director Kumarsen Samarth. Her aunt, Nalini Jaywant (Shobhana's maternal cousin) was a popular actress. Tanuja later married Shomu Mukherjee (brother of Deb and Joy Mukherjee) and sired actresses Kajol and Tanisha. Kajol is the wife of actor Ajay Devgan...
18. Bruce Sinofsky Bruce Sinofsky Director, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
19. Lewis Martin Lewis Martin Actor, The War of the Worlds
20. Sherwood Keith Sherwood Keith Actor, The Three Witnesses
21. Calder Willingham Calder Willingham Writer, The Graduate
22. William Newell William Newell Actor, Libeled Lady
23. Harvey B. Dunn Harvey B. Dunn Actor, Bride of the Monster
24. Alberto Rojas Alberto Rojas Actor, Dos nacos en el planeta de las mujeres
25. William K. Howard William K. Howard Director, Fire Over England Director William K. Howard was born in St. Marys, OH, in 1893. He studied engineering and law at Ohio State University but gravitated towards film distribution when he took a job as sales manager for Vitagraph. After serving in an artillery unit with the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I...
26. Helen Spring Helen Spring Actress, Willard
27. Warren Hsieh Warren Hsieh Actor, South Pacific
28. Ron Grainer Ron Grainer Music Department, Doctor Who Ron Grainer was one of the outstanding composers of music for British television. He was born in a small mining town called Atherton, Queensland, Australia on 11th August 1922, where his father owned the local milk bar. His mother played piano and Ron was on the keyboard from the age of two and considered a child genius...
29. John Nicolella John Nicolella Producer, Miami Vice
30. Anders Dietz Anders Dietz
31. Arthur Hanson Arthur Hanson Actor, They Came to Cordura
32. Fred Mace Fred Mace Actor, Bangville Police Mace was a dentist from Erie, Pennsylvania who at one point did some stage stock work for Mack Sennett. Heading west, he worked for Carl Laemmle and Thomas H. Ince before settling back with Sennett. After achieving success as the Chief of the Keystone Kops, he quit Sennett and opened his own company...
33. Leah Adler Leah Adler Self, 60 Minutes
34. Zheng Cao Zheng Cao Director, Zhang deng jie cai
35. Wolf Albach-Retty Wolf Albach-Retty Actor, Ein Mann wie Maximilian Wolf Albach-Retty (1906-1967) was one of those actors full of charm, presence and wit the Ausrian and German cinema of yore knew the secret for. That he became an actor comes as no surprise considering that his mother, Rosa Albach-Retty, was a star of the Viennese stage. Of course, Magda Schneider, the woman he married in 1936...
36. Robert Gibbons Robert Gibbons Actor, Sweet November
37. Edie Martin Edie Martin Actress, The Lavender Hill Mob
38. Dennis Scott Dennis Scott Actor, The Cosby Show
39. Gladys O'Connor Gladys O'Connor Actress, The Long Kiss Goodnight
40. Richard Boes Richard Boes Actor, Night on Earth
41. John Hubley John Hubley Animation Department, The Electric Company
42. Jeff Rice Jeff Rice Miscellaneous Crew, The Amazing Race
43. Chester Lauck Chester Lauck Actor, So This Is Washington
44. Ray Whitley Ray Whitley Soundtrack, Sleepless in Seattle
45. Mikhail Sholokhov Mikhail Sholokhov Writer, And Quiet Flows the Don Mikhail Sholokhov was a Russian writer who received a Nobel prize for his epic novel 'Tikhiy Don'. He was born in 1905 into a Cossack family of farmers in Kruzhilin, Veshenskaya, Rostov province in Southern Russia. His high school studies were interrupted by the Russian revolution and the Civil War...
46. Tom Glazer Tom Glazer Soundtrack, Austin Powers in Goldmember Composer, songwriter ("Melody of Love", "Skokiaan", "More", "A Worried Man", "On Top of Spaghetti"), author and singer, educated at City College of New York. He played tuba and string bass in military and jazz bands, and sang in choirs in New York and Philadelphia, eventually turning to folk-singing and making his Town Hall debut in New York in 1948...
47. Laura Hippe Laura Hippe Actress, Logan's Run Slim, lovely and appealing brunette actress Laura Lorene Hippe was born on September 22, 1950, in Oklahoma. She was especially charming and memorable as the sweet Jenny in the entertainingly trashy drive-in exploitation romp The Swinging Barmaids. She had small parts in the mainstream studio pictures Stay Hungry and Logan's Run...
48. Brunella Bovo Brunella Bovo Actress, The White Sheik
49. Rudy Robbins Rudy Robbins Stunts, The Green Berets Actor and stuntman Rudy Robbins was born on November 17, 1933 in Evergreen, Louisiana. His father was a horse and cattle trader. At age two Robbins moved with his family to Port Arthur, Texas, where he grew up with his father working a variety of jobs ranging from being a cook on ocean going ships to cafe owner to used car salesman...
50. Marie Mosquini Marie Mosquini Actress, 7th Heaven Marie Mosquini was a pert, slightly-built comedienne of amazingly prolific output. Between 1917 and 1926, the feisty brunette appeared in close to 200 one- and two-reel shorts, mostly for Hal Roach. She was featured in the initial series of comedies, which propelled Stan Laurel to stardom...
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