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1. Susan Hayward Susan Hayward Actress, I Want to Live! The youngest of three children, Edythe Marrenner was born in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. Her father and mother, who were of Irish and Swedish descent respectively, endowed her with the milky complexion and ruby mane that would become her trademark. She grew up in poverty in the shadow of her older sister Florence who was her mother's favorite...
2. Peter Graves Peter Graves Actor, Airplane! Peter Graves was born Peter Duesler Arness on March 18, 1926 on Minneapolis, Minnesota. While growing up in Minnesota, he excelled at sports and music (as a saxophonist), and by age 16, he was a radio announcer at WMIN in Minneapolis. After two years in the United States Air Force, he studied drama at the University of Minnesota and then headed to Hollywood...
3. Fred Zinnemann Fred Zinnemann Director, A Man for All Seasons Initially grew up wanting to be a violinist, but while at the University of Vienna decided to study law. While doing so, he became increasingly interested in American film and decided that was what he wanted to do. He became involved in European filmaking for a short time before going to America to study film.
4. Maurice Ronet Maurice Ronet Actor, The Fire Within
5. Alexander Granach Alexander Granach Actor, Nosferatu Alexander Granach was born in the region of Galizia, in what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire (today Ukraine). Given the name Jessaja Szajko Gronish, he was one of a dozen children of a poor Jewish family eking out a living, first in a farming village, later in a series of small towns and cities...
6. Busby Berkeley Busby Berkeley Miscellaneous Crew, Gold Diggers of 1935 Busby Berkeley was one of the greatest choreographers of the US movie musical. He started his career in the US Army in 1918, as a lieutenant in the artillery conducting and directing parades. After the World War I cease-fire he was ordered to stage camp shows for the soldiers. Back in the US he became a stage actor and assistant director in smaller acting troupes...
7. Howard Ashman Howard Ashman Music Department, Beauty and the Beast A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Howard Ashman moved to New York City in 1974 and began writing plays while working as an editor in a publishing house. His work attracted attention and he became WPA Theatre's artist director in 1977. In 1982, Ashman collaborated with composer Alan Menken on the musical "Little Shop of Horrors"...
8. Altovise Davis Altovise Davis Actress, Can't Stop the Music
9. Ivan Rassimov Ivan Rassimov Actor, The Humanoid Ivan Rassimov and his younger sister, Rada, decided to pursue a career in acting. Ivan studied acting at the University at Trieste. After attending military service in Italy, he then settled in Rome to pursue his acting career. A series of small roles began his career, one of them being from the legendary director Mario Bava with Planet of Vampires...
10. Kirk Alyn Kirk Alyn Actor, Superman Starting his show business career as a chorus boy on Broadway and an entertainer in vaudeville, Kirk Alyn played bit parts and minor supporting roles in several low-budget films before getting his big break playing the title role in the serial Superman. He wasn't able to sustain a film career after the serial ended, however, and after small parts in a few movies, retired to Arizona.
11. Val Lewton Val Lewton Producer, The Body Snatcher Born in Russia in 1904, Lewton moved with his mother and sister to Berlin in 1906, then to USA in 1909. He wrote for newspapers, magazines, novels, pornography, etc.- often using pseudonyms to disguise their origin (the name Val Lewton was one such pseudonym, used first for some novels in the 1930's...
12. Gareth Hunt Gareth Hunt Actor, The New Avengers
13. Edith Atwater Edith Atwater Actress, True Grit A respected stage actress, brunette Edith Atwater was another of those performers who never quite managed to break into films. She was trained at the American Laboratory Theatre and began her acting career at the age of eighteen. She was on Broadway from 1931, her carefully coiffed patrician looks and mature manner rather suited to playing well-bred socialites...
14. René Laloux René Laloux Writer, Fantastic Planet
15. Ib Melchior Ib Melchior Writer, Death Race The son of the Wagnerian tenor and film star Lauritz Melchior, Ib Melchior was born and educated in Denmark. After graduating from the University of Copenhagen, he joined the English Players, a British theatrical company, and toured Europe with the troupe, first as an actor and later as stage manager and co-director...
16. Bob Burns Bob Burns Actor, Jus' Travlin'
17. Ralph James Ralph James Actor, Mork & Mindy
18. Karl Marx Karl Marx Writer, Amerikai anzix Karl Heinrich Marx was born on May 5, 1818, into a wealthy family in Tier, Germany. His father, Hershel Mordechai, was the son of a rabbi. Karl converted to Lutheran Christianity because Jews were not allowed to practice law. He graduated from the Trier Gymnasium, then studied law at the University of Bonn...
19. Benji Wilhoite Benji Wilhoite Actor, Glory
20. Lisle Wilson Lisle Wilson Actor, The Incredible Melting Man
21. Nicole Stéphane Nicole Stéphane Actress, Les Enfants Terribles
22. Dada Kondke Dada Kondke Director, Tere Mere Beech Mein
23. Jean Poiret Jean Poiret Writer, The Birdcage
24. Marc Rude Marc Rude Actor, Dudes
25. Terence Edmond Terence Edmond Actor, The Jazz Age
26. Jack H. Harris Jack H. Harris Producer, The Blob A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jack H. Harris first entered show business by way of vaudeville, singing and dancing with Cliff Edwards' (aka "Ukeleke Ike") Kiddie Revue at age six. Working his way up from an early job as a theater usher, Harris went into publicity and learned distribution...
27. Nicolau Breyner Nicolau Breyner Actor, A Teia de Gelo
28. Bob Maroff Bob Maroff Actor, Midnight Run
29. John Broome John Broome Writer, Young Justice
30. Frances Chan Frances Chan Actress, Black Magic Frances was the daughter of Mary Chan. At age 14, she was named Miss China city, (now known as Miss Chinatown, Los Angeles). When she was 18 she finally was credited in "Black Magic" and was on the verge of possible future in the movies. She had been on the cover of Look Magazine. She had been selected...
31. Subas Herrero Subas Herrero Actor, Panic!
32. C.V. Wood C.V. Wood Miscellaneous Crew, The Special London Bridge Special
33. Hugh Hennesy Hugh Hennesy Animation Department, Lady and the Tramp
34. Eleanor Perry Eleanor Perry Writer, David and Lisa
35. Helen Ferguson Helen Ferguson Actress, Nine and Three-Fifths Seconds Illinois-born Helen Ferguson is thought to have made her film debut at age 13 in 1914, although her first recorded credits are in 1917. She played opposite such action stars as Hoot Gibson and Harry Carey, and when she went to Fox in the early 1920s to star opposite Buck Jones, her career really took off...
36. Robert Modica Robert Modica Actor, The Rain People Robert Xavier Modica graduated from Adelphi College (now University) in 1957, a speech major. A popular student at Adelphi, he was co-president of his class of 1957 and active in sports; remembered as a football, soccer and lacrosse star. He was also a highly regarded performer in the theater and member of Gold Mask at the the Garden City, NY school.
37. Thomas Malory Thomas Malory Writer, Excalibur Born around 1414-1420 into an English gentry family, Sir Thomas Malory spent his first couple of decades in quiet obscurity, aside from campaigning at the Siege of Calais in 1436. By 1441 he had been knighted, and had developed a growing interest in politics. In 1445 he became MP for his county and over the next few years developed a startling talent for lawlessness...
38. Pierre Schoendoerffer Pierre Schoendoerffer Writer, La 317ème section
39. Kyle McKenna Kyle McKenna Actor, A Tale of Two Brothers Kyle had a terribly sad childhood and had been estranged from his family for many years. When the Salt Lake City coroner's office finally tracked down his mother, she refused to claim his body. Friends took Kyle's remains and had them cremated. His ashes were strewn over some mountains where Kyle enjoyed hiking. (Straube)
40. Riccardo Garrone Riccardo Garrone Actor, La Dolce Vita
41. Ken Utsui Ken Utsui Actor, Sûpâ jaiantsu
42. Frédéric Graziani Frédéric Graziani Actor, A Prophet
43. Jenie Jackson Jenie Jackson Actress, The Wild Wild West
44. Mónica Santa María Mónica Santa María Actress, Nubeluz Monica Jeanet Santa María Smith born on December 6th, 1972 in Miraflores. She had other sisters but she was the favorite of her parents. She was very intelligent and lived almost part of her childhood around the lights and cameras. When she was only 9-years-old she shot her first TV commercial, so by the time she was 11-years-old she was now very famous due to a shampoo commercial...
45. Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente Writer, Alas y garras Born in the small village of Poza de la Sal, in the Castilian province of Burgos, on the 14th March 1928. He grew up in the midst of the wonders of nature and the Spanish Civil war, and then studied medicine at the university of Valladolid where he graduated as a specialist in dentistry. He became an...
46. Tommy Vine Tommy Vine Actor, A Touch of Cloth
47. Jack Evans Jack Evans Actor, Rawhide Romance
48. Martin Friend Martin Friend Actor, Doctor Who
49. Mao Shan Mao Shan Actor, One-Armed Boxer
50. Aubrey Wisberg Aubrey Wisberg Writer, The Man from Planet X
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