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1. Ron Silver Ron Silver Actor, Ali
2. 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...
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. 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...
5. Stuart Rosenberg Stuart Rosenberg Director, Cool Hand Luke
6. David Brenner David Brenner Self, The Aristocrats
7. René Clair René Clair Writer, Beauties of the Night
8. 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...
9. Nate Dogg Nate Dogg Soundtrack, The Transporter
10. Charles Harrelson Charles Harrelson Self, The Cover-Up
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. 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...
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. H.W. Gim H.W. Gim Actor, True Grit
16. Joe Gray Joe Gray Actor, Some Like It Hot
17. Henry Victor Henry Victor Actor, Freaks Henry Victor was born on October 2, 1892 in England, but was raised in Germany. He began his film career in 1914, eventually playing leads in literary adaptations of The Portrait of Dorian Gray and H. Rider Haggard's She, both in 1916. When talkies appeared in the late 1920's, Victor's thick Teutonic accent was a detriment as a leading man in Hollywood...
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. Yvonne Doughty Yvonne Doughty Actress, The Wild One
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. Alice Backes Alice Backes Actress, I Want to Live!
24. James Pritchett James Pritchett Actor, Guiding Light
25. Larry Thor Larry Thor Actor, The Amazing Colossal Man
26. Ruth Capps Ruth Capps Writer, Claire
27. Durward Kirby Durward Kirby Self, Episode dated 15 November 1964
28. Silver Tip Baker Silver Tip Baker Actor, In the Days of Buffalo Bill Floyd 'Silver Tip' Baker born Floyd Michael Baker in Texas in 1886. Well-known trick rider in rodeos and wild west shows from the late 1900's. He was among the talented few that could handle a team of horses and stagecoach at full speed, became a white-haired old codger character in many westerns, first playing the role...
29. Kay Harding Kay Harding Actress, The Scarlet Claw
30. Brendan Dillon Brendan Dillon Actor, The Dead
31. Douglas Simmonds Douglas Simmonds Actor, Tiger Takes Off
32. 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...
33. 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 ...
34. Homer Groening Homer Groening Director, Basic Brown Basic Blue
35. Shannon Larratt Shannon Larratt Actor, Clerks II
36. 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...
37. Lenita Lane Lenita Lane Actress, The Bat
38. Lester Young Lester Young Soundtrack, Stardust Memories Lester Young was one of the most important saxophone players in jazz. He got a fine and soft tone with his horn, and it became very famous in the late 1930s. He played in the Count Basie orchestra and recorded with Basie his first recordings in 1936. He was a close friend of singer Billie Holiday and recorded many songs with her and Teddy Wilson for Columbia Records...
39. Francisco Reiguera Francisco Reiguera Actor, Simon of the Desert
40. George Alexander George Alexander Actor, Masks and Faces
41. Fred L. Van Amburg Fred L. Van Amburg Actor, The Candidate
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. Jimmy Joyce Jimmy Joyce Actor, The Killers
44. Pierre Drieu La Rochelle Pierre Drieu La Rochelle Writer, Oslo, August 31st
45. Valeska Gert Valeska Gert Actress, Juliet of the Spirits
46. 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...
47. Daniel Radford Daniel Radford Visual Effects, Being John Malkovich
48. Fred Kelly Fred Kelly Actor, Deep in My Heart
49. Jack Hargreaves Jack Hargreaves Self, How
50. 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...
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