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1. John Candy John Candy Actor, Spaceballs 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. Nan Martin Nan Martin Actress, Cast Away
3. 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...
4. 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 thirty-first, 1914 in Blountstown, Florida and broke into movie stunt work in the late 1930s...
5. Eric Flynn Eric Flynn Actor, Empire of the Sun
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. 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...
9. Minnie Pearl Minnie Pearl Self, Minnie Pearl 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...
10. 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...
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. Claire Davenport Claire Davenport Actress, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
13. 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...
14. Timmy Everett Timmy Everett Actor, The Music Man
15. 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...
16. Paul Baxley Paul Baxley Stunts, RED 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...
17. Leonard Rosenman Leonard Rosenman Music Department, Barry Lyndon
18. James Jeter James Jeter Actor, A Perfect World
19. Anita Dangler Anita Dangler Actress, General Hospital
20. 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...
21. Salvatore Samperi Salvatore Samperi Director, Grazie zia
22. Glenn Hughes Glenn Hughes Actor, Can't Stop the Music
23. Iftekhar Iftekhar Actor, Sholay
24. Antonin Artaud Antonin Artaud Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
25. Jake Malone Jake Malone Director, Fuck Slaves 2
26. Charles Jarrott Charles Jarrott Director, Anne of the Thousand Days
27. Dale Ishimoto Dale Ishimoto Actor, Beverly Hills Ninja
28. 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.
29. Emory Bass Emory Bass Actor, 1776
30. Robert Stevenson Robert Stevenson Actor, Showdown with Rance McGrew
31. 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...
32. Jewel Carmen Jewel Carmen Actress, The Children in the House Jewel Carmen was born in Danville, Kentucky, on July 13, 1897. After graduating from high school, she traveled to New York City to try her hand at acting. She appeared in her first production in the lead role in Daphne and the Pirate when she was 19 years old. Six more films followed,including Sunshine Dad and Manhattan Madness...
33. 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...
34. Ellen Ross Ellen Ross Actress, The Pirate
35. Geoffrey Lumsden Geoffrey Lumsden Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream
36. E.Y. Harburg E.Y. Harburg Soundtrack, Forrest Gump One of the great lyricists of American song, Edgar Yipsel Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg) grew up in the working-class Jewish ghetto of Manhattan's Lower East Side. In high school, he befriended Ira Gershwin, later his collaborator on student literary ventures at City College of New York; both also contributed to F.P...
37. Mark Sandrich Mark Sandrich Director, Top Hat
38. Toma Caragiu Toma Caragiu Actor, Actorul si salbaticii Toma Caragiu was one of the most prolific Romanian actors. He put on one of the most original, distinguishable acts in Romanian theater and television. Born in Ploiesti in 1925 his mother and father were of Aromanian origin from a village named Aetomilitsa in the Greek province of Epirus. His family's address in Ploiesi was 144 Rudului Street...
39. 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.
40. Annie Fargue Annie Fargue Actress, Pas de deux für eine Nelke
41. Sydney Smith Sydney Smith Actor, No Time for Sergeants
42. Gloria Wood Gloria Wood Actress, A Symposium on Popular Songs
43. Hilda Haynes Hilda Haynes Actress, All My Children
44. Georgette Anys Georgette Anys Actress, To Catch a Thief
45. E. Gary Gygax E. Gary Gygax Writer, Dungeons & Dragons
46. Zsuzsa Petress Zsuzsa Petress Actress, Állami áruház
47. Jesse Graves Jesse Graves Actor, Son of Ingagi
48. Matthew Baker Matthew Baker Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
49. Charles Waldron Charles Waldron Actor, The Big Sleep
50. Pauline Fawcett Pauline Fawcett Self, Richard Simmons and the Silver Foxes: Fitness for Senior Citizens
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