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1. Lillian Gish Lillian Gish Actress, The Night of the Hunter Lillian Gish was born into a broken family where her restless father James Lee Gish was frequently absent. Mary Robinson McConnell a.k.a. Mary Gish, her mother, had entered into acting to make money to support the family. As soon as Lillian and her sister Dorothy were old enough, they became part of the act...
2. J.T. Walsh J.T. Walsh Actor, Sling Blade
3. Allison Hayes Allison Hayes Actress, General Hospital Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes. She was born Mary Jane Hayes on March 6, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia. The raven-haired beauty was the 1949 Washington, D.C. entry into the Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the familiar first name of Allison...
4. Fred Rogers Fred Rogers Actor, 1715: Sharing Fred Rogers was the host of the popular long-running public television children's show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. The show debuted in Pittsburgh in 1967 and was picked up by PBS the next year, becoming a staple of public TV stations around the United States. Rogers' mild manner, cardigan sweaters and soft speaking voice made him both widely beloved and widely parodied...
5. J. Pat O'Malley J. Pat O'Malley Actor, 101 Dalmatians J. Pat had a warm smile, twinkling eyes, and an Irish name. He was born in Burnley, England, and began his acting career in British musical halls. J. Pat came to the USA at the outbreak of World War II, and his film debut was Lassie Come Home. He also worked on the Broadway stage during the 1940s and 1950s...
6. Dale Robertson Dale Robertson Actor, Sitting Bull Dale Robertson, the actor who made his name in television Westerns in the 1950s and '60s, was born on July 14, 1923, in Harrah, Oklahoma. After serving in a tank crew and in the combat engineers in North Africa and Europe during World War II, the twice-wounded Robertson started his acting career while still on active duty in the U.S...
7. George Tobias George Tobias Actor, Sergeant York American character actor who specialized in none-too-bright pals of the lead, though his range included villains and ethnic types. A native of New York City, he began acting at 15. He studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse and played on Broadway with the Theatre Guild, and with the Provincetown Players...
8. Spike Milligan Spike Milligan Actor, Life of Brian Spike was born an 'Army Brat', the son of an Irish Captain in the British Raj in India. Educated in a series of Roman Catholic schools in India and at Lewisham Polytechnic in England, he spent his formative years playing the fool and playing the trumpet in local jazz bands. He joined the British Army himself (under protest if you believe his auto-biogs) as a conscript at the outbreak of WWII...
9. Gary Winick Gary Winick Director, 13 Going on 30
10. Pat Brady Pat Brady Actor, Bells of Coronado
11. Willie Best Willie Best Actor, High Sierra One of the hard-working, unappreciated African-American actors of Hollywood's "Golden Era" who produced good work with what he was given. He starred alongside some of film's great comedians including the Marx Brothers, Bob Hope, Laurel and Hardy and three films with Shirley Temple. In addition to being a talented comedian and character actor...
12. Joe Silver Joe Silver Actor, They Came from Within Broadway, motion picture, television, and voice actor from the 1950s to the 1980s, distinguished by a deep, resonant voice. He started his acting career on stage at age 20 in "Tobacco Road," and on CBS TV's "Mr. I. Magination." He was a character actor and puppeteer for "Space Funnies" (in the role of Captain Jett) from 1955 to 1960...
13. Tony Fields Tony Fields Actor, Trick or Treat Tony took the last name of Fields from his stepfather Max. Tony's parents divorced when he was four. Although he was born in Stafford, Kansas, he moved to Davis, California, where his career began in gymnastics. He switched to dance training when he won scholarships to the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (studying drama and voice), and also at Roland Dupree Academy of Dance...
14. Byron Fox Byron Fox Actor, Pool Party Byron Fox (Foxy B.) was born in Kensington, England. His father, an Oxford Professor, Berry Fox and his mother, Sheri, moved to Los Angeles where Bryon landed a part on _"Lizzy McGuire" (2001)_. After deciding he liked being behind the camera, he contacted Max Speilberg and together they worked on Snap Shot, in which he starred.
15. David Huffman David Huffman Actor, Firefox Talented American leading and supporting actor, though often underrated, David Huffman was a familiar face in films and on television in the 1970s and 80s. The great success he had achieved, was cut short after he was tragically murdered in 1985. He had been appearing on Broadway for a number of years and often seen in supporting parts in television films and shows...
16. John Boles John Boles Actor, Frankenstein
17. Jean Sullivan Jean Sullivan Actress, Squirm
18. Mauricio Garcés Mauricio Garcés Actor, Modisto de señoras
19. Harry Cohn Harry Cohn Producer, Platinum Blonde He was crude, uneducated, foul and, even on his best behavior, abrasive. No major studio executive of the so-called "Golden Age" was more loathed (although at times the dictatorial Samuel Goldwyn and the hard-nosed Jack L. Warner came close) than Harry Cohn. Born in the middle of 5 children to Joseph Cohn...
20. Paul Hurst Paul Hurst Actor, Gone with the Wind American character actor of prodigious output who also directed and wrote silent films. Much of his early work was in low budget western films. A native of central California, Hurst had a first-hand knowledge of Western lore, growing up surrounded by the multi-million acre Lux & Miller ranches which ran cattle throughout the state...
21. John Alvin John Alvin Actor, Somewhere in Time
22. Orry-Kelly Orry-Kelly Costume Designer, Casablanca Studied art in Australia, then sailed to New York to become an actor. A job painting murals in a nightclub lead to work designing titles for Fox East Coast studios. Went to Hollywood in 1932 and worked at Warner Brothers First National Studios before moving on to Universal, RKO, Fox, and MGM. Designed costumes for all the great actresses...
23. Victoria Medlin Victoria Medlin Actress, Vanishing Point
24. Bebe Kelly Bebe Kelly Actress, Snakes
25. Boyd Coddington Boyd Coddington Self, Mike's Day Off
26. Shelley Hull Shelley Hull Producer, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
27. Amparo Muñoz Amparo Muñoz Actress, Familia
28. George Duning George Duning Composer, From Here to Eternity George Duning was educated in Cincinnati, Ohio, and during his early 20s played trumpet and piano for the Kay Kyser band, later arranging most of the music for Kyser's popular "Kollege of Musical Knowledge" radio program. It was during the Kyser band's appearance in Carolina Moon that Duning's work was noticed, leading to a contract with Columbia Pictures.
29. William F. Buckley William F. Buckley Self, Who Wrote Shakespeare's Works?
30. Wallace Earl Wallace Earl Actress, Clambake
31. Roy Cooper Roy Cooper Actor, The Exorcist
32. Robert Feero Robert Feero Actor, THX 1138
33. Linda Smith Linda Smith Self, Censored at the Seaside: The Saucy Postcards of Donald McGill
34. Ann Ayars Ann Ayars Actress, The Tales of Hoffmann
35. María Asquerino María Asquerino Actress, Common Wealth Parents: Mariano Asquerino (actor) and Eloísa Muro. She debuted in theater at 13 in San Sebastián, Spain. Later, she worked in the Compañía de Teatro de la Comedia de Madrid. She debuted in the cinema in 1941. She has also worked in TV.
36. Sheila Darcy Sheila Darcy Actress, Zorro's Fighting Legion
37. John F. Seitz John F. Seitz Cinematographer, Sunset Blvd. Distinguished veteran cinematographer John F. Seitz had eighteen patents for various photographic processes to his name. These included illuminating devices, processes for making dissolves and the matte shot, which he perfected during filming of Rex Ingram's Trifling Women. Seitz started with Essanay in Chicago...
38. Sujatha Sujatha Writer, Dil Se..
39. Bill Everett Bill Everett Writer, The Sub-Mariner
40. Christian Haren Christian Haren Actor, Lifeguard
41. Artie Mitchell Artie Mitchell Director, Behind the Green Door Artie Mitchell and his brother Jim Mitchell were pioneers in the production of pornographic films and "adult entertainment" in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. They also founded the O'Farrell Theater on San Francisco's O'Farrell Street. Hunter S. Thompson, a regular customer who once was employed as the night manager of the porno palace...
42. Lillian Miles Lillian Miles Actress, Reefer Madness
43. Ivan Rebroff Ivan Rebroff Self, Episode #1.1
44. Ralf D. Bode Ralf D. Bode Cinematographer, Saturday Night Fever American cinematographer, originally from Germany. At fourteen, Bode came to the United States, where he was schooled at the University of Vermont. An avid photographer, he taught combat photography and made training films while serving with the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Following his military service...
45. Aleksandr Borodin Aleksandr Borodin Soundtrack, Heartbreakers Aleksandr Borodin was born on November 12, 1833 in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was in fact the illegitimate son of the Georgian Prince, Lukas Gedevanishvili, who registered his son under the name of his serf and payed for Borodin's private education in music, languages and sciences. Young Borodin grew up becoming fluent in German...
46. Monty Margetts Monty Margetts Actress, The Adventures of Superboy
47. Justin Smith Justin Smith Actor, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
48. Snag Werris Snag Werris Writer, The Jackie Gleason Show
49. Van Cliburn Van Cliburn Self, Carnegie Hall Salutes Jack Benny Van Cliburn was born Harvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr. on July 12, 1934, in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. His mother, named Rildia Bee O'Bryan, had been taught piano by Arthur Friedheim, a pupil of Franz Liszt. Cliburn began taking piano lessons at the age of three from his mother, who was strict and demanded perfection...
50. David Dewaele David Dewaele Actor, Outside Satan
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