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1. Burl Ives Burl Ives Actor, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Burl Ives was one of six children born to a Scottish-Irish farming family. He first sang in public for a soldiers' reunion when he was age 4. In high school, he learned the banjo and played fullback, intending to become a football coach when he enrolled at Eastern Illinois State Teacher's College in 1927. He dropped out in 1930 and wandered, hitching rides, doing odd jobs, street singing...
2. Ellen Corby Ellen Corby Actress, The Waltons Ellen Hansen (aka Ellen Corby aka Grandma Walton) was born June 3, 1911 (or 1913), in Racine, WI. She grew up in Philadelphia, PA, and left for Hollywood in the early 1930s to become an actress, which she became only after working as a script assistant for twelve years. She appeared in over 25 uncredited or small character parts before taking the role of the lovelorn Aunt Trina...
3. Roy Chiao Roy Chiao Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
4. Fredric March Fredric March Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of John Barrymore in The Royal Family of Broadway...
5. Anthony Newley Anthony Newley Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street Anthony Newley was born in Hackney, London, England, to Frances Grace Newley and George Kirby, a shipping clerk. He was attracted to acting, after seeing an ad for a child actor in a Fleet Street window. He attended the Italia Conti Stage School from the age of 14 and, two years later, played the Artful Dodger in David Lean's film...
6. Jon Cedar Jon Cedar Actor, The Manitou
7. Trevor Bannister Trevor Bannister Actor, Are You Being Served?
8. Christine White Christine White Actress, Magnum Force
9. William Finley William Finley Actor, Phantom of the Paradise Marvelously quirky, distinctive and versatile character actor William Franklin Finley was born on September 20, 1940 in New York City. Finley attended Columbia University, where he first met future filmmaker Brian De Palma. The lanky 6'4" Finley first began acting on the New York stage. He made his film debut in De Palma's odd short movie Woton's Wake...
10. Maudie Prickett Maudie Prickett Actress, Hazel
11. Minna Gombell Minna Gombell Actress, The Thin Man A doctor's daughter, Minna Gombell had a successful career on the stage from 1912 to the end of the 1920's, appearing often in comedic roles, almost always in leads. She had a reputation as a fast learner, capable of reading and comprehending a script in a matter of hours. This ability served her well as an understudy early in her career...
12. Christian Rub Christian Rub Actor, You Can't Take It with You
13. Don Ho Don Ho Self, The Don Ho Show The icon of breezy island entertainment, Don Ho became synonymous with Hawaii and all it represented...colorful leis and shirts, festive luaus, strumming ukuleles, flowing palm trees, beautiful hula dancers, and, of course, the song "Tiny Bubbles". A trip to the "Aloha State" seemed incomplete unless capped by a Don Ho performance...
14. Tom Fadden Tom Fadden Actor, Invasion of the Body Snatchers Wavy-haired, emaciated-looking Tom Fadden enjoyed a prolific screen career as a small part supporting actor, with more than a few memorable, scene -stealing moments to his credit. From the time he began with a stock company in Omaha in 1915, he remained continuously employed right up until his death in 1980...
15. Karl Dane Karl Dane Actor, The Big Parade Born Rasmus Karl Therkelsen Gottlieb in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 12, 1886 the future Karl Dane had a rough childhood. His father was an alcoholic and spendthrift. At a young age his parents divorced. To escape his unhappy home he took a great interest in the arts, particularly puppeteering (something popular in Denmark at the time). Dane apprenticed as a machinist during his teenage years...
16. Earle Hodgins Earle Hodgins Actor, Paradise Canyon
17. Hiroshi Teshigahara Hiroshi Teshigahara Director, Woman in the Dunes Hiroshi Teshigahara was born the son of Sofu Teshigahara who was the founder of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana (flower arrangement). In 1950, he graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in oil painting. In 1958, he became the director of Sogetsu Art Centre and took a leading role in avant-garde activities in many fields of art...
18. Mike Road Mike Road Actor, Jonny Quest
19. George N. Neise George N. Neise Actor, Experiment Perilous
20. John S. Ragin John S. Ragin Actor, Quincy M.E.
21. June Travis June Travis Actress, Monster a-Go Go Fetching secondary actress June Travis was signed by Warner Bros. in 1934 and made her film debut the following year, but would last only three years before leaving Hollywood forever and focusing on marriage. Born June Dorothea Grabiner on August 7, 1914, she was the daughter of Harry Grabiner who was team secretary and/or vice-president of both the Cleveland Indians and (later) Chicago White Sox...
22. Harold Switzer Harold Switzer Actor, Divot Diggers
23. Rami Reddy Rami Reddy Actor, Kshana Kshanam
24. Alex Stevens Alex Stevens Stunts, Goodfellas
25. David Miller David Miller Director, Lonely Are the Brave
26. Noele Gordon Noele Gordon Actress, Crossroads
27. Royce Blackburn Royce Blackburn Actor, Take Me Out to the Ball Game
28. George Frideric Handel George Frideric Handel Soundtrack, The Social Network Born February 23 1685 in Halle, Germany, he was christened "Georg Friederich Händel" but always signed his name "Georg Friedrich Händel". His father intended for him to go into law, but Händel studied music clandestinely and was eventually allowed to study under an organist. He achieved some sucess early on...
29. Nico Charisse Nico Charisse Miscellaneous Crew, The Sultan's Daughter
30. Robert Baker Robert Baker Actor, The Chinese Connection Amongst martial arts film fans, Robert Baker's claim to fame was portraying the Russian strong man / martial artist named "Petrov" in the cult Bruce Lee movie The Chinese Connection (aka "The Chinese Connection" aka "Fist of Fury"). Baker was a student in Lee's martial art fighting style (Jeet Kune Do) and was recruited by Bruce...
31. Michael Whalen Michael Whalen Actor, The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues A dark, debonair, mustachioed, slick-looking leading man who cut a fine figure in 1930s Fox movies, Michael Whalen's good looks were interestingly offset by a slightly prominent Romanesque nose. Born Joseph Shovlin on June 30, 1902, in Wilkes-Barre, Penssylvania, he took piano lessons as a child but the talent never went anywhere...
32. Dan Ireland Dan Ireland Producer, The Whole Wide World Dan Ireland began his career in 1976 by co-founding (with Darryl Macdonald) and running the Seattle International Film Festival from 1975-1986. Both Ireland and Macdonald immigrated from Vancouver in their late teens to take on the task of creating the festival, and opening a first run art theatre, The Egyptian...
33. Ollie Johnston Ollie Johnston Animation Department, Mary Poppins
34. Mickey Deems Mickey Deems Actor, The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
35. Leonard Mudie Leonard Mudie Actor, The Mummy Leonard Mudie was a stalwart acting veteran who made nearly 150 appearances before the camera. He was from the Midlands of England and began on stage in 1908 at the Gaiety Theater (1884-1959) in Manchester. This was the first regional repertory theater in England and well noted for the spectrum of plays produced and the patronage of new plays by local writers...
36. Pete Dunn Pete Dunn Actor, The Monster of Piedras Blancas
37. Donald Hotton Donald Hotton Actor, Dances with Wolves
38. Michael Stroka Michael Stroka Actor, Dark Shadows Movies were an escape and inspiration for young Michael Stroka. Forced to move from his hometown of Passiac, New Jersey, to nearby Garfield, with his family when he was in second grade, young Michael relied on his imagination to cope. "That's when I really started escaping into my own little world...
39. Peter Steele Peter Steele Music Department, Living the American Nightmare
40. David Chung David Chung Actor, Repo Man
41. Trevor Murray Trevor Murray Visual Effects, Titanic
42. Matilde Muñoz Sampedro Matilde Muñoz Sampedro Actress, Death of a Cyclist
43. Dorothy Squires Dorothy Squires Self, Kane on Friday
44. Gerhard Zemann Gerhard Zemann Actor, Kommissar Rex
45. Peter Rogers Peter Rogers Producer, Ivanhoe Peter Rogers was born in Rochester, Kent, on 20th February 1914. Educated at Kings School, Rochester, he began his career as a journalist on the "Kentish Express". Moving to the theatre in the late 1930s, he became Auriol Lee's assistant on such classic West End productions as J.B. Priestley's "People at Sea" and John Van Druten's "Gertie Maud"...
46. Marjorie Durant Marjorie Durant Actress, Friendly Persuasion
47. Percy Sledge Percy Sledge Soundtrack, This Is England Alabama-born Percy Sledge had a somewhat unusual introduction to the music business. Working as an orderly in a local hospital, he was touring with a local band called the Esquires Combo on weekends and working at the hospital during the week. A former patient at the hospital who knew both Sledge and local record producer Quin Ivy introduced them to each other...
48. Thorold Dickinson Thorold Dickinson Director, Secret People Born in Bristol, England, Thorold Dickinson began his film career during the silent era as a writer. He went to work for Ealing in the 1930s, first as an editor and then as a director. He directed or produced military training films during World War II, and after the war he turned out a string of unique and well-received films...
49. Ingeborg von Kusserow Ingeborg von Kusserow Actress, Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
50. Arthur Marx Arthur Marx Writer, Alice
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