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1. 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...
2. Ron Silver Ron Silver Actor, Ali
3. 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...
4. David Brenner David Brenner Self, The Aristocrats
5. Felippe Birriel Felippe Birriel Actor, Flight of the Lost Balloon
6. 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...
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. Stuart Rosenberg Stuart Rosenberg Director, Cool Hand Luke
9. Nate Dogg Nate Dogg Soundtrack, The Transporter
10. René Clair René Clair Writer, Beauties of the Night
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. Charles Harrelson Charles Harrelson Self, The Cover-Up
14. Joe Gray Joe Gray Actor, Some Like It Hot
15. Don Durant Don Durant Actor, A Piano in the House 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...
16. Alice Backes Alice Backes Actress, I Want to Live!
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. 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.
19. H.W. Gim H.W. Gim Actor, True Grit
20. 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...
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. James Pritchett James Pritchett Actor, Guiding Light
24. Homer Groening Homer Groening Director, Basic Brown Basic Blue
25. George Sherman George Sherman Director, Big Jake American second feature director George Sherman arrived in California aboard the SS Mongolia (bound from New York City, where he was born), 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...
26. Durward Kirby Durward Kirby Self, Episode dated 15 November 1964
27. 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...
28. Douglas Simmonds Douglas Simmonds Actor, Tiger Takes Off
29. Larry Thor Larry Thor Actor, The Amazing Colossal Man
30. Rachel Field Rachel Field Writer, All This, and Heaven Too
31. 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 ...
32. Brendan Dillon Brendan Dillon Actor, The Dead
33. Fred Kelly Fred Kelly Actor, Deep in My Heart
34. George Alexander George Alexander Actor, Masks and Faces
35. Kay Harding Kay Harding Actress, The Scarlet Claw
36. 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...
37. Jack Hargreaves Jack Hargreaves Self, How
38. Shannon Larratt Shannon Larratt Actor, Clerks II
39. Amparo Morillo Amparo Morillo Actress, La barraca
40. Oscar Kesse Oscar Kesse Actor, Touch Me Not
41. David Horne David Horne Actor, The Prince and the Showgirl
42. Léonide Massine Léonide Massine Actor, The Red Shoes Leonide Massine, dancer and choreographer was born in Moscow in 1895 the son of a soprano & a musician from the Bolshoi Theatre chorus. He studied acting & dance from the age of 8 at Moscow's Imperial Theatre School. He was 19 when he was spotted by Diaghilev and recruited as the principal dancer in the Ballets Russes to replace the recently married Nijinsky...
43. Vanessa Lee Vanessa Lee Self, Vanessa Lee
44. Francisco Reiguera Francisco Reiguera Actor, Simon of the Desert
45. Yvonne Doughty Yvonne Doughty Actress, The Wild One
46. Lenita Lane Lenita Lane Actress, The Bat
47. 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...
48. Pierre Drieu La Rochelle Pierre Drieu La Rochelle Writer, Oslo, August 31st
49. 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...
50. Ruth Capps Ruth Capps Writer, Claire
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