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1. Greta Garbo Greta Garbo Actress, Ninotchka Greta Garbo was born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson on September 18, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden, to Anna Lovisa (Johansdotter), who worked at a jam factory, and Karl Alfred Gustafsson, a laborer. She was fourteen when her father died, which left the family destitute. Greta was forced to leave school and go to work in a department store...
2. Jonathan Crombie Jonathan Crombie Actor, Anne of Green Gables Jonathan Crombie was born on Wednesday, October 12th, 1966, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was the baby of the family (he had two older sisters). His parents are David and Shirley Ann. Jonathan never intended on becoming an actor but he was spotted in a high school production of "The Wizard of Oz" by casting director Diane Polley...
3. Richard Conte Richard Conte Actor, The Godfather Richard Conte was born Nicholas Richard Conte on March 24, 1910, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of an Italian-American barber. The young Conte held a variety of jobs before becoming a professional actor, including truck driver, Wall Street clerk and singing waiter at a Connecticut resort. The gig as a singing waiter led to theatrical work in New York...
4. Wallace Beery Wallace Beery Actor, Grand Hotel In 1902, 16-year-old Wallace Beery joined the Ringling Brothers Circus as an assistant to the elephant trainer. He left two years later after a leopard clawed his arm. Beery next went to New York, where he found work in musical variety shows. He became a leading man in musicals and appeared on Broadway and in traveling stock companies...
5. Hazel Court Hazel Court Actress, The Masque of the Red Death Born in Birmingham, England, Hazel Court carried on a love affair with the world of movies and make-believe that made her a leading student at her hometown's School of Drama and later helped her land a contract with the J. Arthur Rank Organisation. Graduating from bits to supporting roles to leads, Court worked in English films from the mid-'40s until the early 1960s...
6. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Writer, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
7. Clara Blandick Clara Blandick Actress, The Wizard of Oz Clara Blandick was a character actress who was born aboard an American ship off the coast of Hong Kong on June 4, 1880. Little is known about her early life until she became an actress. Although she appeared in 118 films, she was primarily a stage actress. Clara actually began her film career at a late age...
8. Michael Pataki Michael Pataki Actor, Rocky IV Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Michael Pataki had a long, varied and impressive career in both movies and TV shows, alike, that spanned a little over 50 years. Pataki was born on January 16, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio. He attended the University of Southern California as a double major in Drama and Political Science...
9. Raymond Bailey Raymond Bailey Actor, The Beverly Hillbillies Raymond Bailey was a great example of "If at first you don't succeed..." After high school, Bailey headed for Hollywood with the intent on becoming a movie star, but soon found it tougher than he thought. Instead Bailey went into a high finance career working as stockbroker and banker. He made a second stab at Hollywood...
10. Kenneth Williams Kenneth Williams Writer, International Cabaret The British comic actor Kenneth Williams was born in 1926 in a working class section of London, England, where he and his older sister Pat were raised by their parents Louisa and Charlie, who ran a hairdressing shop. At the age of 14, Williams began training as a lithographic draftsman and was later apprenticed to a cartographer...
11. Tim McIntire Tim McIntire Actor, A Boy and His Dog Tim McIntire was a remarkably fine, versatile and underrated actor/composer/singer/songwriter/musician who gave consistently strong, impressive and charismatic performances in both movies and TV shows alike. The son of character actor John McIntire and actress Jeanette Nolan, McIntire was born on July 19th...
12. Totò Totò Actor, The Hawks and the Sparrows Natural son of Anna Clemente and Giuseppe de Curtis (son of Marquis de Curtis). In 1929 lives with Liliana Castagnola famous cafe-concert singer who comittes suicide after being abandoned in 1930. In 1932 marries Diana Rogliani and has a daughter in 1933 named Liliana in hommage to previous lover. In 1933 adoptted by Marquis Franc isco Maria Gagliardi Focos from who inherites the titles...
13. Arthur Lowe Arthur Lowe Actor, Dad's Army Lowe, rotund and professionally indefatigable, rightly gained acclaim as an accomplished comedy character actor; fondly remembered as the irascible "Captain Mainwaring" in the Home Guard comedy series Dad's Army (1968-1977), and as Coronation Street's "Leonard Swindley". The only child of a Derbyshire railworker...
14. Pedro Infante Pedro Infante Actor, Los tres huastecos Undoubtedly, Pedro Infante was, and still is, the idol of Mexico. Because of his movies (59 including 55 leading roles and four cameos), records (366 songs recorded between 1943 and 1956) and public appearances in Mexico and Latin America, Infante became a star and the most beloved human being in Mexican history...
15. Felipa Gómez Felipa Gómez Actress, Key Largo
16. Richard LeParmentier Richard LeParmentier Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope was Richard LeParmentier's third film after moving to Britain from the United States in 1974. Richard has appeared in over fifty films and TV shows. He now lives in Bath, UK, and works as a screenwriter. He is currently developing a comedy-drama series for the BBC and is writing a feature film.
17. Paul Langton Paul Langton Actor, Peyton Place
18. Charles Vanel Charles Vanel Actor, The Wages of Fear
19. Don Bexley Don Bexley Actor, Sanford and Son
20. Paul Bogart Paul Bogart Director, All in the Family
21. William Bakewell William Bakewell Actor, Gone with the Wind
22. Margaretta Scott Margaretta Scott Actress, Things to Come
23. Richard Collins Richard Collins Actor, Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day
24. Robert Brubaker Robert Brubaker Actor, Days of Our Lives Robert Brubaker, son of George Brubaker and descendant of Jonas Sparks, a friend of frontiersman Daniel Boone, was born October 9, 1916 in Robinson, Illinois, a little town two hundred and ten miles south of Chicago and seven miles from the Wabash River. Probably the towns only claim to fame is that it's the home of Heath Candy Company...
25. Joseph Crehan Joseph Crehan Actor, The Roaring Twenties
26. Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre Writer, La p... respectueuse Jean-Paul Charles-Aymard Sartre was born on June 21, 1905, in Paris, France. His father, Jean-Baptiste Sartre, was an officer in the French Navy. His mother, Anne-Marie Schweitzer, was the cousin of Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Albert Schweitzer. Sartre was one year old when his father died. He was raised in Meudon...
27. Estelle Taylor Estelle Taylor Actress, Cimarron A former typist, Estelle Taylor married a banker at age 14 and, after leaving him, moved to New York to study dramatic acting. She also modeled for artists and appeared in the chorus of a couple of Broadway shows. In the early 1920s she came to Hollywood and was noted as one of the film colony's most beautiful women...
28. Marshall Reed Marshall Reed Actor, The Lineup
29. Syd Chaplin Syd Chaplin Actor, Shoulder Arms
30. Joey Ramone Joey Ramone Soundtrack, School of Rock Joey Ramone was born Jeffry Hyman and the lead singer of the four-member punk-rock band the Ramones. The band started in Queens, New York, in 1974, when, as he said, "The only thing that you heard on the radio was disco." By 1976, the band became a major force in the evolution of rock-n-roll; they have...
31. Kathleen Howard Kathleen Howard Actress, It's a Gift
32. Emilio Diaz Emilio Diaz Actor, There's Something About Mary
33. Tommy Cooper Tommy Cooper Self, It's Tommy Cooper After leaving the army Tommy Cooper took up show business in 1947 and so started his long career of comedy derived around visual humour, magic tricks that didn't work and his trademark red fez, a prop that started from his days in the army. The BBC described him as an "Unattractive young man with an extremely unfortunate appearance" in an audition for new talent...
34. J. Alan Thomas J. Alan Thomas Actor, Throw Momma from the Train
35. Frank Senger Frank Senger Actor, Léon: The Professional
36. John Reach John Reach Actor, The Silencers
37. Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. Actor, General Hospital
38. Frank Richards Frank Richards Actor, A Woman Under the Influence
39. Gilbert Green Gilbert Green Actor, Norma Rae
40. Leslie Charteris Leslie Charteris Writer, The Saint Worked in a tin mine, on a rubber plantation, as a gold prospector, as a bartender and as a professional bridge player before writing. The first Saint book, written when he was 20 years old, was his third book and the only one of his first five novels to feature the Saint. Wrote nearly a hundred Saint adventures in total...
41. Ernestine Wade Ernestine Wade Actress, The Amos 'n Andy Show
42. Gilbert Moses Gilbert Moses Director, Insight
43. Moe Keale Moe Keale Actor, Hawaii Five-O
44. Roger Imhof Roger Imhof Actor, The Grapes of Wrath
45. Rusty Burrell Rusty Burrell Self, Animal Court
46. Carlos Enrique Taboada Carlos Enrique Taboada Writer, Poison for the Fairies
47. Betty Baskcomb Betty Baskcomb Actress, Stress Point
48. Towering Inferno Towering Inferno Actor, Phar Lap
49. Harry Meyen Harry Meyen Actor, The Devil's General
50. Kirsten Bishop Kirsten Bishop Actress, Frequency
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