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1. Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick Director, The Shining Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance...
2. Divine Divine Actor, Pink Flamingos Originally born Harris Glen Milstead just after the end of WWII, Baltimore's most outrageous resident eventually became the international icon of bad taste cinema, as the always shocking and highly entertaining transvestite performer, Divine. Milstead met maverick film director & good friend, John Waters...
3. Paul Winfield Paul Winfield Actor, The Terminator Signifying intelligence, eloquence, versatility and quiet intensity, one of the more important, critically acclaimed black actors to gain a Hollywood foothold in the 1970s was Paul Winfield. Born in 1939 in Los Angeles, he lived there in his early years before moving with his family to Los Angeles' Watts district...
4. Charles Gray Charles Gray Actor, Diamonds Are Forever The son of a surveyor, Charles Gray grew up in Queens Park, London, and went to school in his home town of Bournemouth. As a young actor, he received his vocal training from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and at the Old Vic, having long abandoned his first job as clerk for a real estate agent...
5. Gordon Parks Gordon Parks Director, Shaft The pre-eminent American photojournalist of sub-Saharan descent. An acclaimed photographer for Life magazine from the late 40s through late 60s, he turned to directing films, his second of which, the blaxploitation movie Shaft, achieved success at the box office. In 1989 his first film effort...
6. Andy Sidaris Andy Sidaris Director, NFL Monday Night Football
7. Chief Yowlachie Chief Yowlachie Actor, Red River A member of the Yakima tribe in Washington state, Chief Yowlachie (whose real name was Daniel Simmons) began his show-business career as--believe it or not--an opera singer and spent many years in that profession. In the 1920s he switched to films, and over the next 25 or so years played everything from rampaging Apache chiefs to comic-relief sidekicks...
8. Sybil Williams Sybil Williams Actress, Women of Dolwyn
9. Debra Hill Debra Hill Producer, Halloween
10. Jimmy Boyd Jimmy Boyd Actor, Inherit the Wind
11. Robert Bray Robert Bray Actor, Lassie Born in Montana to homesteading parents, Robert Bray eventually moved to Seattle with his family and attended Lincoln High School. After graduation, he knocked around for a while as a lumberjack, cowboy and a member of the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). As a young man, Bray worked for a while in Hollywood as a studio carpenter in the early 1940s...
12. Jack Perkins Jack Perkins Actor, What's Up, Doc?
13. John Junkin John Junkin Actor, A Hard Day's Night An influential figure in the world of British television comedy during the 1960s and 70s, actor and comedian John Junkin wrote scripts for such shows as The Army Game, The World of Beachcomber, Queenie's Castle, plus scripts for many comedians, including Ted Ray, Jim Davidson, Bob Monkhouse and Mike Yarwood...
14. Damiano Damiani Damiano Damiani Writer, Confessions of a Police Captain
15. Tom Dugan Tom Dugan Actor, To Be or Not to Be Prolific Irish character actor Thomas J. Dugan was born in Dublin on New Year's Day 1889. At a young age, his family moved to Philadelphia, where Dugan attended high school. He had a good tenor voice so, after leaving school, he decided to pursue a career in show business. Before appearing on stage...
16. Ben Blue Ben Blue Actor, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Ben Blue was a movie and TV comedian born on September 12, 1901, in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Emigrating to the US, he became a dance instructor and dance school owner, as well as a nightclub proprietor. He began his film career in short subjects for Warner Brothers in 1926, and later worked at the Hal Roach Studios...
17. Robert Livingston Robert Livingston Actor, The Bold Caballero Bob Livingston's father was a newspaper editor in Quincy, Illinois. As a reporter for the Los Angeles Daily News Bob did a story on the Pasadena Playhouse, and that got him interested in acting. In his mid-20s, he was doing bit parts for Universal and Fox and went from there to romantic roles with MGM...
18. Bill Cable Bill Cable Actor, Basic Instinct
19. Waldo Salt Waldo Salt Writer, Midnight Cowboy Waldo Salt was one of the many people blacklisted in Hollywood during the Red Scare, but unlike others, Salt recovered triumphantly. He wrote his first scripts in the late 1930s (MGM contract writer, 1936-42) and also served as a civilian consultant to the Office of War Information from 1942- 1945 before being blacklisted in 1951 after refusing to testify before HUAC...
20. Paula Winslowe Paula Winslowe Actress, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
21. Ferris Taylor Ferris Taylor Actor, Ridin' on a Rainbow
22. Hal Douglas Hal Douglas Actor, The Holiday Voiceover artist par excellence Hal Douglas was born Harold Cone on September 1, 1924 in Stamford, Connecticut. The son of Samuel and Miriam Levenson Cone, Hal and his brother Edwin were primarily raised by their grandparents Sarah and Tevya Levenson after their mother died when Hal was only nine. (Their...
23. Ferdinand Fairfax Ferdinand Fairfax Director, Nate and Hayes
24. Andrey Panin Andrey Panin Actor, Svolochi Panin was rocketed to fame by the hit television detective show "Kamenskaya." In 2000, he had lead roles in both Valery Akhadov's "Don't Offend the Women" and Pavel Lugin's "Wedding," as well as Alexander Atanesyan's action thriller "24 Hours." He won the best actor prize at the Golden Ram film festival...
25. Rex Hamilton Rex Hamilton Actor, Police Squad!
26. Patricia Lawrence Patricia Lawrence Actress, A Room with a View
27. George Tyne George Tyne Actor, A Walk in the Sun
28. Bryan Southcombe Bryan Southcombe Actor, The Man with Two Heads
29. Howard Jackson Howard Jackson Actor, Full Contact
30. Estelle Etterre Estelle Etterre Actress, County Hospital
31. Richard H. Cutting Richard H. Cutting Actor, Magnificent Obsession In the 1950s Richard Cutting derived fame as "Manners," a tiny butler in a Bowler derby hat in a series of commercials for Kleenex Napkins. By trick photography he appeared to be about only inches in height and would manifest under a dinner table in a traditional butler's cutaway. A paper napkin was always slipping off the lap of a diner...
32. Jack Wise Jack Wise Actor, There He Goes
33. Konrad Wolf Konrad Wolf Director, Goya - oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis He was the son of the German dramatist Friedrich Wolf. He left Germany with his family for the USSR and came back to Germany as a nineteen year old Lieutenant in the Russian Army in 1945. Was a short time commander of the town Bernau near Berlin in Spring 1945. _Ich war 19 (1968)_ is an autobiographical movie about this time.
34. Pierre Tornade Pierre Tornade Actor, The Twelve Tasks of Asterix Pierre Tornade began his film career playing his first role in The Gangsters. He then had supporting roles in many famous French films like The Troops in New York and The Restaurant, both featuring Louis de Funès, I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything directed by Pierre Richard and also featuring him, and Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to?. Pierre Tornade is mostly well known for voicing several characters in many animated films and series...
35. Edward Sedgwick Edward Sedgwick Director, The Cameraman
36. Jeanne De Funès Jeanne De Funès Writer, Louis De Funès, la comédie humaine
37. Michael White Michael White Producer, Monty Python and the Holy Grail Michael White was born in Scotland in 1936, and educated at the Sorbonne in Paris. After working as a Wall Street runner in New York in the fifties, White took an interest in theatre, spending five years as assistant to Sir Peter Daubeny at the World Theatre in London. At 26, White produced his first West End play...
38. Henri Decaë Henri Decaë Cinematographer, The 400 Blows Although Henri Decaë gained fame as a cinematographer, he actually entered the film industry as an editor and soundman. Serving as a cameraman in the French army during WW II, upon his release he began making documentaries and directing and photographing industrial and commercial films, then in 1947 made his first feature...
39. Guy Prescott Guy Prescott Actor, Shotgun
40. Fortunato Arena Fortunato Arena Actor, Trinity Is STILL My Name!
41. Bridget Holloman Bridget Holloman Actress, Slumber Party '57
42. Monika Gabriel Monika Gabriel Actress, Berlin um die Ecke
43. John Box John Box Production Designer, Lawrence of Arabia
44. Elizabeth Owens Elizabeth Owens Actress, Mr. Deeds Elizabeth Owens was born Irma Schneider in Brooklyn, NY. Her parents were Sophie Yadlovker/Jadlovkier Schneider, an immigrant from Vilna, Lithuania, and Benjamin J. Schneider, an immigrant from Vienna, Austria. At age 16, Irma Schneider became an emancipated minor, moving to Manhattan to attend acting school at the Neighborhood Playhouse...
45. Bobby Hollander Bobby Hollander Director, Personal Touch III
46. Michael Bowen Michael Bowen Self, Timothy Leary's Dead
47. Wally Vernon Wally Vernon Actor, Alexander's Ragtime Band Both a great dancer and a hilarious comedian, in show business since the age of three, Wally Vernon could have had a more significant screen career than he had. Not in terms of quantity since he appeared in no fewer than ninety-five movies or TV episodes but in terms of quality. Indeed besides Henry King and his delightful Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)...
48. S. Lee Pogostin S. Lee Pogostin Writer, High Road to China
49. Tim Davis Tim Davis Actor, Our Town
50. Rose Wood Rose Wood Actress, Sylvia on a Spree
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