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1. Harold Ramis Harold Ramis Writer, Groundhog Day Born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, Harold Allen Ramis got his start in comedy as Playboy magazine's joke editor and reviewer. In 1969, he joined Chicago's Second City's Improvisational Theatre Troupe before moving to New York to help write and perform in "The National Lampoon Show" with other Second City graduates including John Belushi...
2. Don Knotts Don Knotts Actor, Pleasantville Don Knotts, the legendary television character actor, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on July 21, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to William Jesse Knotts and the former Elsie L. Moore. He was the youngest of four sons in a family that had been in America since the 17th century. His first stint as an entertainer was as a ventriloquist...
3. John Randolph John Randolph Actor, Serpico Veteran performer John Randolph was a Tony Award-winning character actor whose union and social activism in the '40s and '50s caused him to be blacklisted during the McCarthy era. The balding performer may not have been a household name, but he was a regular face in movies and TV for over four decades...
4. Dennis Weaver Dennis Weaver Actor, Duel
5. Dinah Shore Dinah Shore Self, Fun & Fancy Free Her real name was Frances "Fanny" Rose Shore, and she was born in Winchester, Tennessee. Stricken with polio at 18 months of age, she recovered after receiving the Sister Kenny treatment. She became a cheerleader at Hume-Fogg High School in Nashville and went on to graduate from Vanderbilt University in 1938...
6. George Gobel George Gobel Self, The Hollywood Squares Squat, easygoing, brushcut-blond George Gobel first won Midwest attention singing as "Little Georgie Gobel" on radio. He also toured with country music bands while billed as "The Littlest Cowboy." His career was interrupted by WWII, in which he served as a pilot instructor. He also began doing standup for his fellow servicemen and took to the nightclub...
7. Bruce Bennett Bruce Bennett Actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Herman Brix was a star shot-putter in the 1928 Olympics. After losing the lead in MGM's Tarzan the Ape Man due to a shoulder injury, he was contracted by Ashton Dearholt for his independent production of The New Adventures of Tarzan, a serial and the only Tarzan film between the silents and the 1960s to present the character accurately...
8. Alberto Sordi Alberto Sordi Actor, Il marchese del Grillo One of Italy's most captivating and talented cinematic comedy stars, Italian veteran Alberto Sordi was known for satirizing his country's social mores in pungent black comedies, farcical tales and grim drama. He, along with peers Vittorio Gassman, Ugo Tognazzi and Nino Manfredi, arguably represent the finest of post-war Italian cinema history...
9. Henny Youngman Henny Youngman Self, Goodfellas A career of seven decades of snappy, irreverent one-liners put Henry "Henny" Youngman at the top of most comedians' list of favorite showmen. Born in London, England, and moving to the United States when he was a baby, Youngman started his professional career as a printer in a small store. Naturally funny...
10. Edward Judd Edward Judd Actor, First Men in the Moon The British character actor Edward Judd was born to British parents in 1932 in Shanghai, China, where he began acting on stage as a teenager. Before he was 16, he was in England making his film debut in The Hideout, closely followed by Maniacs on Wheels and The Outsider. During the 1950s, Judd achieved modest fame on the English stage and continued his film career...
11. Bill Hickman Bill Hickman Actor, The French Connection The actor is better known for his prowess as a stunt driver. His work in Bullitt is legendary where he drove the black Dodge Charger 440 Magnum that was pursued by Steve McQueen in his Ford Mustang 390 G.T. For his reputation earned on Bullitt, Hickman was hired by William Friedkin for The French Connection...
12. Virginia Bruce Virginia Bruce Actress, The Great Ziegfeld American leading lady of the 1930s and 1940s, Virginia Bruce was born in Minnesota but grew up in Fargo, North Dakota, and came to California to attend college. Her blond good looks got her an entry into films, and after a few extra roles and bit parts she began to make serious inroads as a leading woman in secondary films and as the "other" woman in more prestigious productions...
13. Johnnie Ray Johnnie Ray Soundtrack, Shutter Island One of the greatest of the transition singers between the crooners and the rockers, Johnnie Ray was the only son of Elmer and Hazel Ray. He was born and raised in Oregon where he loved hiking in nature. He was close with his older sister, sometimes hiking with her. Mother nature eventually would inspire the song lyrics he wrote...
14. Conrad Nagel Conrad Nagel Actor, All That Heaven Allows
15. Franz Waxman Franz Waxman Music Department, Stalag 17 Franz Waxman (Wachsmann) pursued his dream of a career in music despite his family's misgivings. He worked for several years as a bank teller and paid for piano, harmony and composition lessons with his salary. He later moved to Berlin, where he continued his study and progress as a musician. He was able to support himself by playing and arranging for a popular German jazz band...
16. Frank Conroy Frank Conroy Actor, The Naked City
17. John Daly John Daly Self, Episode dated 29 March 1964
18. Milicent Patrick Milicent Patrick Actress, White Savages Millicent Patrick is a commercial artist, fashion designer and illustrator of children's books, when she was not acting in feature roles and television. She went steady with actor George Tobias for forty years, until his death. They never married, but she married twice. She received chief credit for developing and designing the "Creature of the Black Lagoon".
19. Jean Rogers Jean Rogers Actress, Flash Gordon Massachusetts-born Jean Rogers had hoped to study art in New York and Europe upon graduation from high school, but her plans changed when she won a national beauty contest in 1933 and was offered a contract by a Hollywood producer. She was soon signed by Warner Bros., and a year later jumped ship to Universal...
20. Mel Stewart Mel Stewart Actor, Bride of Re-Animator
21. Ernst Hofbauer Ernst Hofbauer Director, The School Girls
22. Derek Nimmo Derek Nimmo Actor, One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
23. Art Smith Art Smith Actor, In a Lonely Place
24. Lalita Pawar Lalita Pawar Actress, Anand With seventy years in the film businesses, Lalita Pawar's long career began as a child in the silent era and continued into leading lady roles, but she is best remembered for her years as a character actor. Lalita was born Amba Laxman Rao Sagun, the daughter of a wealthy silk merchant. While visiting a film studio...
25. Tommy Douglas Tommy Douglas Actor, The Great Debate
26. Dawn Brancheau Dawn Brancheau Actress, Eddie and Greg Meet Jungle Jack
27. Kay Young Kay Young Actress, In Which We Serve
28. Roman Bohnen Roman Bohnen Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives Roman Bohnen, known as "Bud" to his family and friends was not only an excellent film actor but also a stage actor of note. As a member of the prestigious Group Theatre from 1934-40, he appeared in such classic productions as "Waiting for Lefty", "Golden Boy", "Awake and Sing" and "The Gentle People"...
29. Rebecca Burritt Rebecca Burritt Actress, Caddyshack
30. Peter Madden Peter Madden Actor, From Russia with Love
31. Bobby Moore Bobby Moore Self, Up the Hammers Bobby Moore was one of the most famous English football players. From 1958 to 1971 he played for West Ham United football club. He played 108 times for the English national team, of which he was captain from 1964 to 1973. He won the World Cup with England in 1966 and was awarded an O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire)...
32. Arthur Young Arthur Young Actor, An Inspector Calls
33. Guy Standing Guy Standing Actor, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer Sir Guy, an actor of prominence in British and American theater, lent his genteel presence to some 19 Paramount features of the mid-1930's.
34. Alma Lawton Alma Lawton Actress, Mary Poppins
35. Walter Scharf Walter Scharf Music Department, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner and ten-time Oscar-nominee Walter Scharf was born and raised in New York City, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants. He started playing music at an early age, helping his uncle play the piano in theaters for silent films. His mother Bessie Zwerling was a well-known comedian in New York's Yiddish theater...
36. Ernest Belcher Ernest Belcher Miscellaneous Crew, The Little Princess
37. Daniel Chapman Daniel Chapman Actor, Philadelphia
38. Gaston Modot Gaston Modot Actor, L'Age d'Or
39. Devulapalli Venkata Krishna Sastri Devulapalli Venkata Krishna Sastri Writer, Malliswari
40. Sherry Moreland Sherry Moreland Actress, Rocketship X-M
41. Michael Johnson Michael Johnson Actor, Anne of the Thousand Days
42. Franco Arcalli Franco Arcalli Editor, Last Tango in Paris
43. Tatsumi Kumashiro Tatsumi Kumashiro Director, Love Letter
44. Julian Rivero Julian Rivero Actor, The Red Pony
45. Frank Keenan Frank Keenan Actor, The Coward Frank was considered a "furniture actor" on stage. While on stage he was so often drunk that he had to lean on or hold onto furniture to keep from falling down. Known through the country for his stage work, he was ranked as one of the foremost stage artists prior to moving to Hollywood. Keenan's first wife of forty-four years...
46. Milt Kamen Milt Kamen Self, Episode dated 1 August 1962
47. Ed Cray Ed Cray Actor, Mr. Id
48. Susan Johnson Susan Johnson Actress, Sister Act
49. John Darrow John Darrow Actor, Hell's Angels Joining a stock theater troupe directly after graduating high school, John Darrow made his film debut in 1927. He achieved a level of popularity in the '30s as a leading man, although mostly in lower-rank B pictures. In the mid-'30s he switched careers, however, and eventually became one of Hollywood's most successful talent agents.
50. Brett Mycles Brett Mycles Actor, Storm Fighter
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