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1. David Brenner David Brenner Self, The Aristocrats
2. Ron Silver Ron Silver Actor, Ali
3. Ann Sothern Ann Sothern Actress, A Letter to Three Wives Ann Sothern, born Harriet Lake on January 22,1909 in Valley City, North Dakota, and her film career started as an extra-bit part in the film Broadway Nights in 1927. She would work as an extra for the next six years. It barely paid the bills. Finally, Ann got her break with Columbia Pictures when they signed her to a contract in 1934...
4. H.P. Lovecraft H.P. Lovecraft Writer, Re-Animator Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most famous novel is considered to be "At the Mountains of Madness," about an expedition to the South Pole...
5. Stuart Rosenberg Stuart Rosenberg Director, Cool Hand Luke
6. Nate Dogg Nate Dogg Soundtrack, The Transporter
7. Thora Hird Thora Hird Actress, Lost for Words In a career than spanned eight decades, Thora Hird was widely-regarded as one of Britain's finest character actresses. She made over 100 films as well as starring in a host of TV comedies and, as a straight actress, excelled in the works of playwright Alan Bennett. Even in her 90s, she was working almost daily...
8. Gail Davis Gail Davis Actress, The Far Frontier Hailed by Gene Autry as the 'perfect western actress', diminutive, pig-tailed Betty Jeanne Grayson had all the genre's prerequisite attributes. The daughter of a prominent Arkansas physician (who went on to became State Health Officer), she had been trained in drama and dance at the University of Texas...
9. René Clair René Clair Writer, Beauties of the Night
10. Charles Harrelson Charles Harrelson Self, The Cover-Up
11. Alice Backes Alice Backes Actress, I Want to Live!
12. Don Durant Don Durant Actor, She Gods of Shark Reef The "fastest gun in all the West" and the poster boy for "tall, dark and handsome:, Don Durant was best known for his title role in the CBS western series Johnny Ringo. Born Donald Allison Durae on November 20, 1932, in Long Beach, California, he spent some of his youth in Riverside as well as on a large cattle ranch in Elko...
13. Joe Gray Joe Gray Actor, Flesh and Fury
14. Paul Cavanagh Paul Cavanagh Actor, The Woman in Green Cambridge-educated Paul Cavanagh appeared in pictures as the epitome of the debonair, well-dressed Englishman. The former barrister and Royal Canadian Mountie turned to acting in 1924 and had a starring role on Broadway in 'Scotland Yard' (1929). His film career began in 1928 and lasted just over three decades...
15. Miles Malleson Miles Malleson Actor, The Thief of Bagdad Actor, playwright and screenwriter Miles Malleson's list of credits reads like a history of British cinema in the first half of the 20th century. Born in Croydon in Surrey, he attended Brighton College in Sussex before studying at Cambridge University with the intention of becoming a schoolmaster. However...
16. Clarissa Dickson-Wright Clarissa Dickson-Wright Self, Clarissa & the King's Cookbook Clarissa Dickson Wright is an English celebrity chef, television personality, businesswoman and a former barrister. She is best known as one half, along with Jennifer Paterson, of the incredibly popular television series, Two Fat Ladies. Having trained as a lawyer, Dickson Wright is the youngest woman ever to be called to the Bar...
17. Daisy Earles Daisy Earles Actress, Freaks Daisy Earles came to the U.S. from Germany in the early 1920s, joining her brother and sister Harry Earles and Gracie Doll. The three of them, soon joined by sister Tiny Doll, made a handful of appearances in films before retiring from the film business in 1930 in favor of working for the Ringling Brothers Circus...
18. George Sherman George Sherman Director, Big Jake American second feature director who arrived in California aboard the SS Mongolia (bound from New York) on which he served as a bellboy. Sherman began his career in the movie business in the mail room at Warner Brothers before working his way up to assistant director. By 1937, he had graduated to directing in his own right under contract with Republic...
19. Durward Kirby Durward Kirby Self, Episode dated 15 November 1964
20. Larry Thor Larry Thor Actor, The Amazing Colossal Man
21. H.W. Gim H.W. Gim Actor, True Grit
22. Henry Victor Henry Victor Actor, Freaks Actor, reared in Germany, who commuted seemingly biennially between the UK and the US to make pictures. Long a leading man in UK silents, his Germanic accent caused him to prefer, with the advent of sound, to play character roles, often as a villain of the Nazi persuasion.
23. Fred Kelly Fred Kelly Actor, Deep in My Heart
24. Aristotle Onassis Aristotle Onassis Uncategorised Aristole Onassis was an ethnic Greek born in Smyrna in the Ottoman Empire in what is now Turkey, who became a billionaire shipping tycoon when the number of billionaires could be counted on one hand. He is known to history as the second husband of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. He was the son of Socrates Onassis...
25. Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. Writer, Today No one in the broadcast television industry -- in the U.S. or abroad -- will doubt for an instant that Sylvester (Pat) Weaver has been its foremost creative force. He was born in Los Angeles, California, to Elenor Isabel (Dixon) and Sylvester Laflin Weaver. From commercial television's nascent days at the end of the 1940s...
26. Dennis Gregory Dennis Gregory Actor, The Warriors
27. Homer Groening Homer Groening Director, Basic Brown Basic Blue
28. George Alexander George Alexander Actor, Masks and Faces
29. Tom Harmon Tom Harmon Actor, Harmon of Michigan Tom Harmon was a legendary college football player who became a sportscaster and sired TV superstar Mark Harmon (who also played college football at UCLA). Harmon starred for the University of Michigan, being voted All-American his junior and senior years and winning the Heisman Trophy in 1940 as a senior...
30. Douglas Simmonds Douglas Simmonds Actor, The Case of the Missing Doughnut
31. Kay Harding Kay Harding Actress, The Scarlet Claw
32. Francisco Reiguera Francisco Reiguera Actor, Simon of the Desert
33. Jimmy Joyce Jimmy Joyce Actor, The Killers
34. Shannon Larratt Shannon Larratt Actor, Clerks II
35. Jack Lawrence Jack Lawrence Soundtrack, The Shawshank Redemption
36. Eileen Sedgwick Eileen Sedgwick Actress, Lightnin' Wins Eileen Sedgwick came from a theatrical family. Her parents were both stage actors, her brother Edward Sedgwick went on to become a respected comedy director and her sister Josie Sedgwick became a film actress. The entire family toured the vaudeville circuit as "The Five Sedgwicks," and it wasn't long before a pretty girl like Eileen was noticed by Hollywood...
37. Daniel Radford Daniel Radford Visual Effects, Being John Malkovich
38. Lenita Lane Lenita Lane Actress, The Bat
39. Brendan Dillon Brendan Dillon Actor, The Dead
40. David Horne David Horne Actor, The Prince and the Showgirl
41. Dorothy Vaughan Dorothy Vaughan Actress, The Bishop's Wife If Dorothy Vaughan appeared in 143 movies or episodes of TV series, it was certainly not by accident. Actually the reason why this lively stout lady was in such demand is that she was the spitting image of the woman next door, of the hospital nurse who took care of your son after he broke his arm falling off his bike, of the midwife who helped your wife to give birth to that wonderful baby boy ...
42. James Pritchett James Pritchett Actor, Guiding Light
43. Carl Stockdale Carl Stockdale Actor, The Bank Stockdale, a very good friend of Mary Miles Minter's mother, Charlotte Shelby, claimed on the witness stand that he was with Mrs. Shelby when movie director William Desmond Taylor--Minter's lover--was murdered, therefore Charlotte could not have killed him. Stockdale said that he suspected Taylor's former chauffeur...
44. Arthur Crabtree Arthur Crabtree Director, Fiend Without a Face Arthur Crabtree began his film career as an assistant camera operator at British International Pictures, and it was at Gainsborough Pictures that he became a full-fledged Director of Photography in 1935. He photographed such films as The Remarkable Mr. Kipps, The Man in Grey and Waterloo Road. His ambition...
45. Gaio Giulio Cesare Gaio Giulio Cesare Writer, Caesar the Conqueror
46. Helen Deutsch Helen Deutsch Writer, National Velvet Screenwriter, songwriter ("Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo"), composer, screenwriter and author, educated at Barnard College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She headed the Theatre Guild press department in 1937-1938. Joining ASCAP in 1953, her chief musical collaborators included Jay Livingston, Bronislaw Kaper, and Bernard Green...
47. Polly Walters Polly Walters Actress, Smart Money
48. Yvonne Doughty Yvonne Doughty Actress, The Wild One
49. Philippe Lemaire Philippe Lemaire Actor, Arsène Lupin Born in 1927, orphan, Philippe Lemaire was tempted to enter the French Navy before starting a movie career in 1945. He became famous in the 50s and 60s for his roles with Jeanne Moreau or Michele Morgan under the direction of Roger Vadim, Jean-Pierre Melville or Alexandre Astruc. In March 2004, one day after his 77th birthday...
50. John H. Auer John H. Auer Producer, City That Never Sleeps Born in Hungary and educated in Vienna, John H. Auer was an actor in European films from the age of 12. After his career as a child actor ended, he entered the business world, but soon decided to rejoin the film industry. He journeyed to Hollywood in 1928 to find work as a director, but came up empty...
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