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1. John Candy John Candy Actor, SCTV Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck and Planes, Trains & Automobiles. His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded. Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in the year 1950, Candy was the son of Evangeline (Aker) and Sidney James Candy...
2. Joan Taylor Joan Taylor Actress, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Joan Taylor's mother, Amelia Berky, was a vaudeville singing-dancing star in the 1920s. Her father was a prop man in Hollywood during that same period, but, after Joan's birth, the family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where her father managed a movie theater. She developed a love of movies from watching so many at her father's theater...
3. Nan Martin Nan Martin Actress, Cast Away
4. Annie Fargue Annie Fargue Actress, Angel
5. Torin Thatcher Torin Thatcher Actor, Witness for the Prosecution Associated with gritty, flashy film villainy, veteran character actor Torin Thatcher was born in Bombay, India to British parents on January 15, 1905, and was educated in England at the Bedford School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. A former schoolteacher, he appeared on the London stage in 1927 before entering British films in 1934...
6. Michael D. Moore Michael D. Moore Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Raiders of the Lost Ark
7. Lucille La Verne Lucille La Verne Actress, Abraham Lincoln A legendary stage actress and character player in early films, Lucille La Verne is one of those forgotten legends who seem to fade as the years go on. However, at her prime she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation. Lucille La Verne Mitchum was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 8...
8. Anita Dangler Anita Dangler Actress, General Hospital
9. Horton Foote Horton Foote Writer, To Kill a Mockingbird Horton Foote, the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist and Oscar-winning screenwriter, was born on March 14, 1916, in Wharton, Texas. He says at the age of ten, he had a "calling" to become an actor, and when he was 16 he convinced his parents to allow him to go to acting school. With their blessing he went to Pasadena...
10. Del Close Del Close Actor, Ferris Bueller's Day Off Del Close played "Polonious" once in "Hamlet", and won a Joseph Jefferson Award for it. But the role he really wanted to play was "Yorick". He had to die to do it, but now he may get his wish. Under the terms of his will, Close, who died March 4, 1999, has left his skull to the Goodman Theatre. Del Close was born and raised in Manhattan...
11. Néstor Almendros Néstor Almendros Cinematographer, Kramer vs. Kramer One of the highest appraised contemporary cinematographers. He was born in Spain but moved to Cuba by age 18 to join his exiled anti-Franco father. In Havana, he founded a cineclub and wrote film reviews. Then, he went on to study in Rome at the Centro Sperimentale. He directed six shorts in Cuba and two in New York...
12. Carey Loftin Carey Loftin Stunts, The Deer Hunter Arguably Hollywood's greatest stunt driver ever, Carey Loftin's amazing driving and stunt skills were utilized in dozens of Hollywood productions over a period of nearly half a century. Loftin was born on January 31st, 1914 in Blountstown, Florida and broke into movie stunt work in the late 1930s. Loftin's expertise with motor vehicles...
13. Minnie Pearl Minnie Pearl Self, Hee Haw Sarah Colley studied dramatics in Belmont College in Nashville, intending to be a serious actress, but while touring with an Atlanta company, she created the Minnie Pearl character that became her life's work. Her first Grand Old Opry appearance was on the radio show in 1940, followed by 27 years of touring...
14. Claire Davenport Claire Davenport Actress, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
15. Iftekhar Iftekhar Actor, Sholay
16. Eddie Dean Eddie Dean Actor, Black Hills Eddie Dean made his name as a country-western singer on radio in the '30s. He journeyed to Hollywood to make it in western movies, debuting in Manhattan Love Song, but he could only land bit parts in features and musical shorts. His career started to take off in the early 1940s, though, and by 1945 he was among the more popular of the cowboy stars...
17. Eric Flynn Eric Flynn Actor, Empire of the Sun
18. Leonard Rosenman Leonard Rosenman Composer, Combat!
19. Paul Baxley Paul Baxley Stunts, The Dukes of Hazzard Paul Baxley was born in Casper Wyoming in 1923. Growing up in Los Angeles, he went on to become an all-city quarterback and track star at Eagle Rock High. A Marine, a Scout and Sniper in the 4th Division in World War II, he fought on Kwajalein (Roi-namur), Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian. He received Two Purple Hearts...
20. Robert Stevenson Robert Stevenson Actor, Jefferson Drum
21. Sydney Smith Sydney Smith Actor, No Time for Sergeants
22. Timmy Everett Timmy Everett Actor, The Music Man
23. Salvatore Samperi Salvatore Samperi Director, Malicious
24. Pat Conroy Pat Conroy Writer, The Prince of Tides
25. Charles Jarrott Charles Jarrott Director, Anne of the Thousand Days
26. James Jeter James Jeter Actor, A Perfect World
27. Antonin Artaud Antonin Artaud Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
28. Joey Feek Joey Feek Self, To Joey, with Love
29. Halina Perez Halina Perez Actress, Balat-sibuyas Actress Halina Perez was born Vanessa Uri in Perez, Quezon City in the Philippines, where she graduated from the Quezon National High School and enrolled at the Enverga University, before being transferred to Manila whereupon she embarked into show business. Halina appeared in over 10 films during her brief career...
30. Dale Ishimoto Dale Ishimoto Actor, Beverly Hills Ninja
31. Nikolai Gogol Nikolai Gogol Writer, Black Sunday Nikolai (Mykola) Gogol was a Ukrainian-born writer who wrote in Russian, because the Ukrainian language was banned in Russian Empire. His ancestors were bearing the name of Gogol-Janovsky and claimed belonging to the upper class Polish Szlachta. Gogol's father, a Ukrainian writer living on his old family estate...
32. David King David King Actor, All My Children
33. Peter Godfrey Peter Godfrey Director, Christmas in Connecticut London-born Peter Godfrey was a stage actor / director / producer before coming to Hollywood as an actor in the late '30s. After appearing in several films, he turned to directing, and spent most of his career at Warner Bros., directing "B" dramas, comedies and thrillers. He left film directing in the mid-'50s and turned to episodic TV series.
34. Mark Sandrich Mark Sandrich Director, Top Hat
35. Richard Manuel Richard Manuel Soundtrack, Raging Bull Richard Manuel was one of the leaders of the rock group The Band. Known as the "funny" one, Manuel was also very frail and was prone to drug use. He sang some of the group's most prominent songs, "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)", "Tears of Rage", "Whispering Pines" and "I Shall Be Released". After starring in a few films and The Band's masterpiece concert The Last Waltz...
36. Hilda Haynes Hilda Haynes Actress, All My Children
37. Jake Malone Jake Malone Director, Fuck Slaves 2
38. Michael Noonan Michael Noonan Writer, December Boys
39. Geoffrey Lumsden Geoffrey Lumsden Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream
40. Glenn Hughes Glenn Hughes Actor, Can't Stop the Music
41. Robert Walker Robert Walker Actor, Midnight Menace
42. Charles Waldron Charles Waldron Actor, The Big Sleep
43. Toma Caragiu Toma Caragiu Actor, B.D. în alertã Toma Caragiu was one of the best Romanian actors, playing either comedy or drama, but having a special attraction to the comic movies. He tragically died during the earthquake in Bucharest in 1977, being trapped under the remains of the block of flats he lived in, which collapsed. His body was found days later...
44. Ellen Ross Ellen Ross Actress, The Pirate
45. Richard Sale Richard Sale Writer, The White Buffalo Richard Sale was born on December 17, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for The White Buffalo (1977), Suddenly (1954) and Torpedo Run (1958). He was married to Irma Sale, Von Saltza, and Mary Loos. He died on March 4, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
46. E. Gary Gygax E. Gary Gygax Producer, Dungeons & Dragons
47. Art Babbitt Art Babbitt Animation Department, Fantasia
48. Elena Nathanail Elena Nathanail Actress, Ekeino to kalokairi... Elena Nathanael was born in Athens, the daughter of a well-off textile designer and manufacturer. Her impressive good looks got her noticed by producers and directors of the, then-blooming, Greek commercial cinema of the mid-sixties. After studying drama at the Pelos Katselis Drama School, Elena got her first screen part in the 1963 movie Kati na kaiei (Something burning)...
49. Josciua Algeri Josciua Algeri Actor, Fiore He was born in Seriate (Bergamo, Italy). When he was 16 he has been arrested and brought in a juvenile jail. During this period he discovered the passion for music and acting. He wrote a song, "A testa atla", and got an award at the Caltanissetta Festival. Freed in September 2014, he has been discovered by the filmmaker Claudio Giovannesi...
50. Georgette Anys Georgette Anys Actress, To Catch a Thief
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