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1. Jane Russell Jane Russell Actress, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was born on June 21, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota. Her father was a United States Army lieutenant and her mother had been a student of drama and an actress with a traveling troupe. Once Mr. Russell was mustered out of the service, the family took up residence in Canada...
2. Joan Greenwood Joan Greenwood Actress, Kind Hearts and Coronets Joan Greenwood, of the plummy feline voice, was born in the well-to-do London section of Chelsea, the daughter of renowned portrait painter Sidney H. Greenwood (1887-1949). Dancing from the age of eight, she took ballet lessons and later enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Graduating at age 18...
3. Ruby Keeler Ruby Keeler Soundtrack, The Wedding Planner Ruby Keeler started as a dancer on Broadway. After her marriage to Al Jolson she moved to Hollywood and become a star in Warners musicals opposite Dick Powell. After her divorce from Jolson she retired for almost 30 years, until she appeared in "No No Nanette" on Broadway in 1971 under the direction of Busby Berkeley.
4. Cecil Kellaway Cecil Kellaway Actor, Harvey Though a native of South Africa, Cecil Kellaway spent many years as an actor, author and director in the Australian film industry until he tried his luck in Hollywood in the 1930s. Finding he could get only gangster bit parts, he got discouraged and returned to Australia. Then William Wyler called and offered him a part in Wuthering Heights...
5. Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson Actor, Gone with the Wind The son of a minstrel and circus tightrope walker, Eddie Anderson developed a gravel voice early in life which would become his trademark to fame. He joined his older brother Cornelius as members of "The Three Black Aces" during his vaudeville years, singing for pennies in the hotel lobby. He eventually moved his way up to the Roxy and Apollo theaters in New York...
6. Zara Cully Zara Cully Actress, The Jeffersons
7. Dermot Morgan Dermot Morgan Actor, The First Snow of Winter Dermot went to University College Dublin, where he studied English and Philosopy. In 1974 he took up a teaching post, but left 2 years later to persue the comedy career that he had started at university. In 1979 his first introduction to TV came with an appearance on "Live Mike" on RTE television as Fr...
8. Annie Girardot Annie Girardot Actress, The Piano Teacher Over the course of a five-decade career, she starred in nearly 150 films. She is a three-time César Award winner (1977, 1996, 2002), a two-time Molière Award winner, a BAFTA nominee, and a recipient of several international prizes including the Volpi Cup (Best actress) at the 1965 Venice Film Festival for Three Rooms in Manhattan...
9. Ishirô Honda Ishirô Honda Director, Godzilla Influential Japanese film director born May 7th, 1911, often credited as being the father of Godzilla. His name is a combination of "I" (or Ino), meaning "boar" and "shirô," meaning fourth boy in the family. Originally, the young Honda had aspirations of becoming an artist. However, as he moved into his teens, it was cinema that became his number-one interest...
10. Philip Ahn Philip Ahn Actor, Thoroughly Modern Millie Korean-American character actor Philip Ahn played hundreds of Chinese and Japanese characters during a long career. He was born in Los Angeles in 1905 (though 1911 is the year usually given, U.S. government records confirm that Ahn was born in 1905), the son of a Korean diplomat. He attended the University of Southern California at Los Angeles...
11. Virginia Huston Virginia Huston Actress, Out of the Past
12. Anny Ondra Anny Ondra Actress, Blackmail Anny Ondra was a Polish-Czech-Austrian-German-French singer, film and stage actress. As a child she lived in Prague, where her father was a colonel in the Austro-Hungarian army. After graduating from convent school in Prague, she studied to be an actress with Prof. Bor. She was already a star in the Czech theater when, at age 16, the teenage beauty was discovered by the film industry...
13. Frankie Lymon Frankie Lymon Soundtrack, American Graffiti
14. Martin Benson Martin Benson Actor, Goldfinger
15. Jonathan Hale Jonathan Hale Actor, Strangers on a Train Canadian-born Jonathan Hale had a long film career, appearing in over 200 pictures. He was a member of the diplomatic service prior to his film career, and his stately bearing stood him in good stead for the variety of corporate executives, military officers and high-level politicians he often played...
16. Fabia Drake Fabia Drake Actress, A Room with a View
17. Juanita Hall Juanita Hall Soundtrack, South Pacific American singer and actress, best remembered as Bloody Mary in Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'South Pacific', their Broadway musical version of James A. Michener's novel. She reprised that role in the 1958 film adaptation of the Broadway hit, but alas in the movie her singing was dubbed.
18. Enrico Maria Salerno Enrico Maria Salerno Actor, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
19. Henry James Henry James Writer, The Wings of the Dove Henry James was born 15 April 1843, to a wealthy family. He was born in New York, New York USA. His parents were Henry James Sr. and Mary Robertson Walsh; He had one brother William James (January 11 1842-August 26 1910) and one sister Alice James. When Henry James was a young boy he would enjoy reading the classics of English...
20. Joyce Carey Joyce Carey Actress, Brief Encounter Genteel London-born actress Joyce Carey came from a distinguished theatrical family. Her own lengthy career on the stage began in 1916, when she played Princess Katherine in an all-female ensemble of "Henry V". She made her debut on the legitimate stage in a small part in the West End production of the exotic melodrama "Mr.Wu"...
21. Pepe Hern Pepe Hern Actor, The Magnificent Seven
22. Jane Hylton Jane Hylton Actress, Passport to Pimlico
23. Carole Lesley Carole Lesley Actress, Woman in a Dressing Gown Shapely, scintillating, peroxide British blonde Carole Lesley wound up another sexy statistic alongside other vibrant and promising, photogenic stars and starlets who pervaded the film industry with their undeniable photogenic assets only to be left achingly unfulfilled and die unhappily by their own hand...
24. Armando Trovajoli Armando Trovajoli Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 1
25. Héctor Colomé Héctor Colomé Actor, Dark Blue Almost Black
26. Russell Harlan Russell Harlan Cinematographer, To Kill a Mockingbird Born Russell September 16, 1903 in Los Angeles, California to Frank and Bertha Harlan, who hailed from Iowa and Missouri. Russell was raised in Los Angeles along with his younger brother Richard (b. 1911). His paternal grandmother Sarah J. Harlan also lived with the family. Harlan started in the film industry as an actor and stuntman...
27. Mary Stuart Mary Stuart Actress, One Life to Live She reigned on Search for Tomorrow for nearly four decades and became one of TV's most popular daytime ladies. As the ever-noble Joanne Gardner Barron Tate Vincente Tourneur, she remained on board for its entire run, and when that four-times-married role was in the can, she was ready for more. Born Mary Houchins on Independence Day...
28. Maxwell Anderson Maxwell Anderson Writer, Meet Joe Black Author, playwright, reporter and lyricist ("The September Song", "Lost in the Stars"), he was educated at the University of North Dakota (BA) and Stanford University (MA). He taught school in N. Dakota and California, then reported news for the Grand Forks (ND) 'Herald' and the San Francisco (CA) 'Chronicle'...
29. Denis Shaw Denis Shaw Actor, The Mummy
30. Eugene Greytak Eugene Greytak Actor, Hot Shots!
31. Nick LaTour Nick LaTour Actor, Don Juan DeMarco
32. Robert Brandt Robert Brandt Director, Blonde in Bondage
33. Eric Alden Eric Alden Actor, The Ten Commandments
34. Theodore Newton Theodore Newton Actor, Friendly Persuasion
35. Betty Jardine Betty Jardine Actress, A Canterbury Tale
36. Wladyslaw Starewicz Wladyslaw Starewicz Director, The Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman Although his name nowadays means very little except to animation buffs (and even they have to be pretty well informed), Wladyslaw Starewicz ranks alongside Walt Disney, as one of the great animation pioneers, and his career started nearly a decade before Disney's. He became an animator by accident - fascinated by insects...
37. Wallace Reid Jr. Wallace Reid Jr. Actor, The Racing Strain
38. Charita Bauer Charita Bauer Actress, The Cradle Will Fall
39. Nora Kaye Nora Kaye Producer, The Secret of My Succe$s
40. Jing Bai Jing Bai Actress, Kung Fu Wing Chun
41. Olof Palme Olof Palme Self, Gäst hos Hagge Palme came from an upper class family in Stockholm. While studying at the college of Stockholm he got involved in student politics and got the opportunity to travel through post-war Europe in 1949. He became president of Sweden's United Student Unions in 1952. When prime minister Tage Erlander needed a secretary in 1953 he appointed Palme...
42. Asakazu Nakai Asakazu Nakai Cinematographer, Seven Samurai
43. Anthea Askey Anthea Askey Actress, Bill Goes on the Stage
44. Braulio Castillo Braulio Castillo Actor, Ángel Distinguished Puerto Rican actor whose career took him to Mexico, where films made him internationally known. While still in his forties, a cerebral hemorrhage put a stop to his professional work. Father of Braulio Castillo hijo.
45. Donald Reed Donald Reed Actor, Slaves in Bondage
46. John Fletcher John Fletcher Cinematographer, About the White Bus
47. Crane Whitley Crane Whitley Actor, The Flying Deuces
48. Lulu Mae Bohrman Lulu Mae Bohrman Actress, Spook to Me
49. John Bliss John Bliss Actor, Intolerable Cruelty
50. Joseph V. Mascelli Joseph V. Mascelli Cinematographer, The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?
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