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1. Billy Wilder Billy Wilder Writer, Some Like It Hot The second of two sons, his father ran a chain of railway station cafes. As a youth he was obsessed with everything American. encouraged by his mother he enrolled as a law student at the University of Vienna but quit after 3 months to be a writer on a magazine which although poorly paid it gave him a great amount of experience interviewing such as Richard Strauss and Sigmund Freud...
2. Dudley Moore Dudley Moore Actor, Arthur Dudley Moore, the gifted comedian who had at least three distinct career phases that brought him great acclaim and success, actually started out as a musical prodigy as a child. He was born in Dagenham, Essex, England, in 1935, to working class parents, Ada Francis (Hughes), an English secretary, and John Havlin Moore...
3. Milton Berle Milton Berle Self, The Milton Berle Show Milton Berle was born Milton Berlinger on July 12, 1908, in New York City. He was educated at New York Professional Children's School and began performing at age 5. His first stage appearance was in "Florodora" in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He appeared at the Palace Theater in New York in 1931, then in nightclubs and theaters...
4. Farley Granger Farley Granger Actor, Strangers on a Train Farley Earle Granger was born in 1925 in San Jose, California, to Eva (Hopkins) and Farley Earle Granger, who owned an automobile dealership. Right out of high school, he was brought to the attention of movie producer Samuel Goldwyn, who cast him in a small role in The North Star. He followed it up with a much bigger part in The Purple Heart and then joined the army...
5. Warren Stevens Warren Stevens Actor, Forbidden Planet Warren Stevens was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Navy at age 17. His interest in acting was piqued while he was attending Annapolis, and this resulted in 12 weeks of summer stock in Virginia. His friends, Gregory Peck and Kenneth Tobey, later arranged interviews for Stevens at the renowned Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City...
6. Jack Starrett Jack Starrett Actor, First Blood Jack Starrett was a superbly talented and versatile actor and director who specialized in making hugely enjoyable down-'n'-dirty low-budget drive-in exploitation pictures. Starrett was born on November 2, 1936, in Refugio, TX. He attended San Marcos Academy in the 1940s and the 1950s. He made his acting...
7. Diana Hyland Diana Hyland Actress, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble Diana Hyland, a striking, knowing beauty with a confident air about her, was born Diane Gentner on January 25, 1936, in Ohio and appeared on stage in summer stock, as a teen, before graduating from Cleveland Heights High School. Moving to New York in 1955 to test her acting mettle, the slim-faced,...
8. Aldo Ray Aldo Ray Actor, The Green Berets Aldo DaRe was born in the borough of Pen Argyl, in Northampton County, Pennsylvania on 25 September 1926. He attended the University of California at Berkeley, served as a US Navy frogman during WWII and saw action on Iwo Jima. While constable of Crockett, California, he drove his brother Guido to an audition for the film Saturday's Hero...
9. Paul Brinegar Paul Brinegar Actor, Rawhide
10. Grant Withers Grant Withers Actor, Rio Grande Appeared in over 200 films. He had worked as a salesman and newspaper reporter before breaking into movies near the end of the silent era. Tall and tough, his starring roles in major pictures soon gave way to supporting parts, mainly as a villain, in B movies and serials. His elopement to Yuma, Arizona...
11. Kate Reid Kate Reid Actress, Atlantic City Esteemed London-born stage, radio and TV actress Kate Reid was actually born Daphne Katherine Reid in 1930 of Canadian parents. The family moved back to Ontario before she was a year old. An introverted child of delicate health, Kate sought refuge in books and role-playing and began studying drama in her mid-teens...
12. Garry Walberg Garry Walberg Actor, Quincy M.E.
13. James Hayter James Hayter Actor, Oliver! The son of a police superintendent in India, the character actor James Hayter was educated in Scotland, where he was urged into acting by his headmaster. After one year (1924-5) at the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts in London, he performed in repertory theater, eventually appearing in The West End...
14. Ralph Bates Ralph Bates Actor, The Horror of Frankenstein The great, great nephew of the renowned French scientist Louis Pasteur developed into a strangely handsome dark haired, pale complexioned English actor. Ralph Bates was born in 1940 in Bristol, England and attended the University of Dublin and studied at the Yale Drama School. His dramatic talents first...
15. Peter Diamond Peter Diamond Stunts, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Peter Diamond was one of the finest British stuntmen, with a career spanning over fifty years worth of television and film work. He originally trained as an actor at RADA and went on to become a stuntman, fight arranger and director. He is best known internationally for his work on the Star Wars films...
16. Dan Curtis Dan Curtis Producer, Dark Shadows
17. Renato Salvatori Renato Salvatori Actor, Rocco and His Brothers
18. Mikhail Kalatozov Mikhail Kalatozov Director, The Cranes Are Flying
19. Stanislaw Lem Stanislaw Lem Writer, Solaris Stanislaw Lem was a visionary Polish author known for Solaris. He was born on September 12, 1921, in Lwów, Poland. His father, Samuel Lem, was a wealthy laryngologist who served in the Austrian army. His mother, Sabina Woller, was a homemaker. Although he was born into a Polish-Jewish family...
20. Ahmed Zaki Ahmed Zaki Actor, Iskanderija... lih?
21. Rik Battaglia Rik Battaglia Actor, Duck, You Sucker
22. Derek Francis Derek Francis Actor, Scrooge
23. Helen Menken Helen Menken Actress, Stage Door Canteen Helen Menken was born in New York to deaf parents. Her original name was Meinken, her New York-born father Frederick being of French/German extraction. Her mother, Mary Madden, was Irish-born. She married Humphrey Bogart at the Gramercy Park Hotel on May 20, 1926, four years after taking out a marriage license in New York City...
24. Ian Dury Ian Dury Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street Ian Dury had to face polio at the age of 7, and consequently a string of institutions over the next few years. He joined The Walthamstow College of Art at 17, and from 1966-73 he worked as an art teacher in different schools. It was in the middle of this period he started his musical career with a band called Kilburn & The High Roads...
25. Francine Beers Francine Beers Actress, 3 Men and a Baby Francine Beers was born on November 26, 1924 in New York City and has lived there for her entire life. She is an actress, appearing in multiple films, television programs, Broadway shows, and radio and television commercials. She is perhaps best known as Mrs. Lefkowitz in "In Her Shoes", as Archie and Edith's neighbor Sybil Gooley on "All In the Family"...
26. Joseph Rigano Joseph Rigano Actor, Analyze This
27. Anthony Dexter Anthony Dexter Actor, Thoroughly Modern Millie Sporting the name Walter Craig when out of the limelight and the stage name Anthony Dexter when in it, he rounded out his years teaching high school English, Speech, and Drama classes at Eagle Rock High School (circa 1968-78) in the Los Angeles area. His best-known role as an actor, however, occurred when he landed the part of Rudolph Valentino in the actor's biopic Valentino...
28. Jack Donohue Jack Donohue Director, The Lucy Show Jack Donohue started as a dancer in the Ziegfeld Follies, continued as a dancer, dance director and dance teacher for tap dance (most prominent pupil: Eleanor Powell) in New York and in London (he starred in the British film Rhythm in the Air with his wife Tutta Rolf). He began working in Hollywood in 1933 as a choreographer and dance director...
29. Eve Meyer Eve Meyer Producer, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Sultry, buxom and shapely blonde looker Eve Meyer was born Evelyn Eugene Turner on December 13, 1928 in Griffin, Georgia. Eve was a popular high profile pin-up model throughout the 50s who was the Playmate of the Month in the June, 1955 issue of "Playboy." Other men's magazines Meyer did pictorials...
30. Dusan Pekic Dusan Pekic Actor, Rane
31. Preben Kaas Preben Kaas Actor, Martha
32. Anita Colby Anita Colby Actress, Cover Girl
33. Joe Benson Joe Benson Actor, The Rifleman
34. William Bowers William Bowers Writer, The Gunfighter
35. Julian Burton Julian Burton Actor, A Bucket of Blood
36. Charles Willeford Charles Willeford Writer, Cockfighter Charles Willeford was a remarkably fine, talented, and prolific writer who wrote everything from poetry to crime fiction to literary criticism throughout the course of his impressively long and diverse career. His crime novels are distinguished by a mean'n'lean sense of narrative economy and an admirable dearth of sentimentality...
37. John Lester Johnson John Lester Johnson Actor, Tarzan's Revenge John Lester Johnson was born in Suffolk, Virginia (his death certificate states South Carolina) on August 13, 1893. His middle name was Leslie, according to an "Ebony" magazine article about Johnson (January 1960), but he changed it to to Lester when he left Virginia in 1910 for New York City, hoping to make a career in boxing...
38. Karl Lewis Miller Karl Lewis Miller Miscellaneous Crew, Babe
39. Marilyn Buferd Marilyn Buferd Actress, Touchez Pas au Grisbi
40. Steve Fisher Steve Fisher Writer, Destination Tokyo
41. Wilfred Pickles Wilfred Pickles Actor, Billy Liar
42. Yuri Gagarin Yuri Gagarin Self, A Man Has Returned from Space Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first man to enter deep space on April 12, 1961, when the Soviet cosmonaut made a flight that orbited Earth lasting one hour and 48 minutes in his Vostok 1 spacecraft. This accomplishment made the smiling Soviet pilot internationally famous as the first man to venture into space...
43. Daniel Ceccaldi Daniel Ceccaldi Actor, The Soft Skin
44. Al Kikume Al Kikume Actor, The Hurricane
45. Leigh Jackson Leigh Jackson Writer, Warriors
46. Hélène Surgère Hélène Surgère Actress, Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
47. Priya Rajvansh Priya Rajvansh Actress, Heer Raanjha
48. Gerry Duggan Gerry Duggan Actor, Goldfinger
49. May Allison May Allison Actress, A Fool There Was Born in Rising Fawn, GA (youngest of 5 children) Parents: Dr. John S. Allison and Nannie Virginia Wise Sisters: Maude, Verda, Zetta Brother: Herschel Mother Lived with her in California until her death. After Quirk's death, she met C. N. Osborne in NYC, they were married for over 40 years until his death in '82 and lived in Cleveland Ohio...
50. Dwight David Frye Dwight David Frye Thanks, The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster Dwight David Frye, the son of Laura Bullivant and Dwight Iliff Frye, was born in his mother's hometown of Spokane, Washington, on December 26, 1930. As a youth, Dwight D. was affectionately known as "Buddy" by family and friends. When very young, Buddy traveled extensively with his parents while they were still doing stock and regional theater together (e.g....
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