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1. Kim Walker Kim Walker Actress, Heathers Known for her supporting roles, Kim Walker was an up and coming young actress in Hollywood before retiring from the business in the late 1990s. As a teen she landed a few guest roles in series such as Matlock and Highway to Heaven before moving on to supporting roles in feature films such as Say Anything... and several made-for-television films...
2. William Hopper William Hopper Actor, Rebel Without a Cause
3. Teresa Wright Teresa Wright Actress, Shadow of a Doubt A natural and lovely talent who was discovered for films by Samuel Goldwyn, the always likable Teresa Wright distinguished herself early on in high-caliber, Oscar-worthy form -- the only performer ever to be nominated for Oscars for her first three films. Always true to herself, she was able to earn Hollywood stardom on her own unglamorized terms...
4. Dana Reeve Dana Reeve Actress, Everyone's Hero
5. John Colicos John Colicos Actor, The Changeling
6. Melina Mercouri Melina Mercouri Actress, Topkapi Melina Mercouri was born in Athens, Greece on October 18, 1920. An early woman activist, she was elected to the Greek Parliament in 1977. Later Miss Mercouri was to become the first woman to hold a Senior cabinet post "Minister of Culture" in the Greek government. In 1971 she wrote her autobiography...
7. Harry Andrews Harry Andrews Actor, Battle of Britain British character actor Harry Andrews had the sort of massive granite face and square jaw that would stamp that career, but he set himself apart with brilliant stage and screen work. He had graduated from Wrekin College in Shropshire and then moved on to the stage, appearing with Liverpool Repertory in 1933 and focusing on Shakespearean roles...
8. Henry Wilcoxon Henry Wilcoxon Actor, Caddyshack Henry Wilcoxon was given the lead role of Marc Antony in Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra. It would prove to be the beginning of a long relationship with DeMille he would become a familiar DeMille character actor and DeMille's associate producer in the later years of DeMille's career. However, after DeMille died, he worked sporadically and accepted minor acting roles.
9. Margaret Dumont Margaret Dumont Actress, Duck Soup Margaret Dumont would probably consider it a tragedy that she is best-known for her performances as the ultimate straight woman in seven of the Marx Brothers' films (including most of their best). By all accounts she never understood their jokes (offscreen and on), which is of course a major reason why she's so funny...
10. Frances Dee Frances Dee Actress, I Walked with a Zombie Brunette Frances Dee was born in Los Angeles, where her Army officer father was stationed, and grew up in Chicago after her father was transferred there. In 1929, he was re-assigned to L.A., and, as a lark, Dee began working in motion pictures as an extra. Her debut was in Words and Music with Lois Moran...
11. Adolph Caesar Adolph Caesar Actor, General Hospital Born in the Harlem section of New York City, joined the Navy, then studied drama at New York University; was an announcer for then joined the Negro Ensemble Co. in 1970 for such productions as "The River Niger", "Square Root of the Soul" and "The Brownsville Raid"; worked with repertory groups such as the Minnesota Theater Co....
12. Sheila MacRae Sheila MacRae Actress, General Hospital
13. Nelson Eddy Nelson Eddy Soundtrack, Make Mine Music The only career Nelson Eddy ever considered was singing. His parents were singers, his grandparents were musicians. Unable to afford a teacher, he learned by imitating opera recordings. At age 14 he worked as a telephone operator in a Philadelphia iron foundry. He sold newspaper advertising and performed in amateur musicals...
14. Robert B. Sherman Robert B. Sherman Soundtrack, The Lion King Robert B. Sherman was born just before Christmas in 1925 in New York City. Parents, Rosa & Al Sherman didn't know how they would pay the doctor and delivery costs. Fortunately, upon their arrival home from the hospital, Al discovered a large royalty check in the mail. Ironically, it was Al's song...
15. Elvia Allman Elvia Allman Actress, Breakfast at Tiffany's
16. Ayn Rand Ayn Rand Writer, The Fountainhead
17. John Robinson John Robinson Actor, The Mark
18. Eleanor Gehrig Eleanor Gehrig Writer, A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
19. Portia Nelson Portia Nelson Actress, All My Children
20. Ivor Novello Ivor Novello Soundtrack, Atonement Ivor was described by some who knew him in Cardiff as a truly beautiful man. Ivor, or David as he was then known, made his first public appearances as a pub and working men's club pianist and singer in and around the Cardiff area. His angelic voice and spirit allegedly created a great deal of envy amongst some men, certainly in Wales and very possibly America too.
21. Sandy Ward Sandy Ward Actor, The Perfect Storm
22. John Philip Sousa John Philip Sousa Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street
23. Simon Cadell Simon Cadell Actor, Watership Down
24. Robert Nevin Robert Nevin Actor, Jaws
25. George Formby George Formby Soundtrack, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy George Formby was the archetype "cheeky chappie" Northern British comedian. Trained originally as a jockey, he often appeared on horseback in his films. Best known for his buck-toothed grin and his ukelele.
26. Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom Actor, Nothing Sacred Max Rosenbloom was 5'11" and weighed 165-170 lb. during the peak of his professional boxing years (which included 289 fights). In later years the larger-than-life "Slapsie Maxie" would parlay his sports fame into a Hollywood career playing a series of Runyonesque-type thugs and pugs. Born Max Everitt Rosenbloom in Connecticut...
27. Edward Van Sloan Edward Van Sloan Actor, Frankenstein US character actor; he of the close-cropped gray hair, thick spectacles and clipped, ominous tones who would serve most memorably as the nemesis of evil-doers and monsters in 30's and 40's horror movies and suspensers, antagonizing first the likes of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff and then, years later, Erich von Stroheim.
28. Charles Wagenheim Charles Wagenheim Actor, Foreign Correspondent Initially drawn to an acting career to counterbalance an acute case of shyness, diminutive character actor Charles Wagenheim's career comprised hundreds upon hundreds of minor but atmospheric parts on stage, film and TV. Born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1896, he was the son of immigrant parents. Enlisting in the military during World War I...
29. Barbara Lass Barbara Lass Actress, Ewa chce spac Barbara Kwiatkowska was a girl from the Polish countryside. One day, she took part in a competition called "Piekne dziewczyny na ekrany" ("Pretty Girls on to the Screens"). She won and landed the title role of "Ewa Bonecka" in the comedy Ewa chce spac as the main prize. During filming, she met Roman Polanski...
30. Robin Klein Robin Klein Actress, Stripes
31. Francis Magalona Francis Magalona Actor, Gumapang ka sa lusak
32. Carol Marsh Carol Marsh Actress, Horror of Dracula
33. Tengiz Abuladze Tengiz Abuladze Director, Repentance 'Tengiz Abuladze' studied theatrical direction af the Chota Rustaveli Theatre Institute in Tbilisi, Georgia, and film- making at the VGIK Cinematography Institute, graduating in 1953, when he joined Georgia Film Studios as a director. He made documentaries before making his feature debut in 1958. His best-known work in the West is the trilogy The Plea (1968)...
34. Graham Armitage Graham Armitage Actor, The Devils
35. Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott Writer, Little Women
36. Louie Ramsay Louie Ramsay Actress, Road Rage: Part One
37. Roger Watkins Roger Watkins Director, The Last House on Dead End Street
38. Alex Sharp Alex Sharp Stunts, The Goonies
39. Richard Hageman Richard Hageman Music Department, Stagecoach Composer, songwriter, conductor and pianist, educated at the Brussels Conservatory (Mus. D.) and the Royal Conservatory of Amsterdam, on scholarships. He was a concert pianist at six and accompanist for the Royal Opera Company in Amsterdam, assuming the conductorship in 1899. Coming to the USA with Yvette Guilbert...
40. Brent Lon Hershman Brent Lon Hershman Camera and Electrical Department, Pleasantville Brent Lon Hershman died in a car accident on March 6, 1997, driving home after working about 19 hours on the set of Pleasantville. This prompted his wife, Deborah Hershman to pass a petition around to change set practices, and curtail the workday to a maximum of 14 hours. Filmaker Haskell Wexler, moved by his associate's death...
41. Tom McDermott Tom McDermott Actor, Ghostbusters Hardworking actor with a 64-year career on and off Broadway, in television and films. His characterization of Permes Lykos on "Captain Video and His Video Rangers" is considered to be a precursor to the Mr. Spock role as an alien on the later "Star Trek" television and film series. He had no formal training but began acting in a Chicago high school in "Doctor Jekyll and Mr...
42. Carl Don Carl Don Actor, Ransom
43. Helene Winston Helene Winston Actress, A Boy and His Dog
44. Fred Stone Fred Stone Actor, The Westerner Hardly remembered today, if at all, Fred Stone was once one of the most multi-faceted circus performers to hit turn-of-the century America. There seemed to be nothing he couldn't do--tightrope walking, acrobatics, clowning . . . you name it. This initial celebrity eventually led to his stellar headlining in vaudeville houses, stardom on the Broadway musical stage and character lead work in films...
45. Sam Taylor Sam Taylor Writer, Safety Last! New York-born writer and director with a penchant for comedy. He graduated from Fordham University, and, from 1916, worked at Kalem on the 'Ham and Bud' series (Lloyd Hamilton & Bud Duncan). When Kalem was taken over by Vitagraph, Taylor became feature continuity writer. Sometime after 1920, he joined Hal Roach as a full screenwriter...
46. Ralph Volkie Ralph Volkie Actor, Lucy and John Wayne
47. Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe Self, Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye The artist Georgia O'Keeffe was born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on November 18, 1887. In 1905, O'Keeffe attended the Art Institute of Chicago before moving to New York City to study at the Art Students League in New York City in the period 1907-08. After working as a commercial artist in Chicago, she became interested in Oriental design...
48. Ray Hemphill Ray Hemphill Actor, This Property Is Condemned
49. Carlo Battisti Carlo Battisti Actor, Umberto D.
50. Kenneth Harlan Kenneth Harlan Actor, San Francisco On stage from ca. 1902, he became a leading man in US silent films and continued acting until the early 40's, when he retired from the screen.
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