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1. Jack Kruschen Jack Kruschen Actor, The Apartment Canadian-born Jack Kruschen entered films after years on the stage, and became a dependable character actor both in movies and on television. Often cast as ethnic comedy relief, Kruschen occasionally landed a role as a villain, but was more often the volatile, emotional Italian or Jewish neighbor patriarch. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Apartment.
2. Jesús Franco Jesús Franco Writer, Killer Barbys He was only six years old when he started composing music under the protection of his brother Enrique. After the Spanish Civil War he was able to continue his studies at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid, where he finished piano and harmony. Being a Bachelor of Law and an easy-read novel writer (under the pseudonym David Khume)...
3. Michael Wayne Michael Wayne Producer, McLintock! Michael Wayne was the eldest son of John Wayne and his first wife, Josephine Alicia Saenz, the daughter from a socially prominent Latina family living in Los Angeles. He graduated from Loyola University of California in 1956 and served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. His interest in film production...
4. Tom Towles Tom Towles Actor, Night of the Living Dead A character player, often playing scumbags or obnoxious men, who worked for more than a decade in Chicago theatre before establishing himself in films and TV beginning in the late 80s, often in lower-budget fare. Tom Towles drifted into acting after serving in the Marine Corps. Although he made an isolated appearance in a bit role in Dog Day Afternoon with Al Pacino...
5. Ray Teal Ray Teal Actor, Bonanza Most familiar to TV audiences as no-nonsense Sheriff Roy Coffee on the long-running western series Bonanza, Ray Teal was one of the most versatile character actors in the business. In his almost 40-year career he played everything from cops to gunfighters to sheriffs to gangsters to a judge at the Nuremberg War Crimes trials...
6. Milo O'Shea Milo O'Shea Actor, Romeo and Juliet
7. Betty Furness Betty Furness Self, Studio One in Hollywood Elizabeth Mary Furness was born on January 3, 1916 in New York City. She was a teenage model with the Powers agency and appeared in secondary roles in more than 35 movies. She is best remembered as the highly paid television spokesperson for Westinghouse Electric Corporation. She later moved on to consumer affairs and appeared as the consumer affairs expert on NBC's Today for 16 years...
8. Jennifer Syme Jennifer Syme Actress, Lost Highway Not much is known about Jennifer Syme, except that she was a girlfriend of actor Keanu Reeves. A lot of what is known about her centered around tragic circumstances: First, the 1999 stillbirth of the baby she expected with Reeves, and second, her untimely death at age 28. Around the time she met Reeves...
9. Buddy Rich Buddy Rich Soundtrack, Whiplash
10. George Sewell George Sewell Actor, Get Carter British leading actor whose tough, pockmarked features belied a soft voice and cultivated manner. Sewell was born in East London, the son of a printer. After brief service in the RAF during the closing stages of World War II, he held down a wide variety of short-lived jobs, including as carpenter, photographer...
11. Manoel de Oliveira Manoel de Oliveira Director, Chacun son cinéma ou Ce petit coup au coeur quand la lumière s'éteint et que le film commence
12. Fortunio Bonanova Fortunio Bonanova Actor, Citizen Kane Spanish-born Josep Lluis Moll studied music in Madrid and at the Paris Conservatoire. Having changed his name to Fortunio Bonanova (which, at the time, would have sounded more becoming of a budding musical star), he went on to make his international opera debut as a baritone in 1922. A protégé of the famous Russian bass Feodor Chaliapin Sr....
13. Douglass Dumbrille Douglass Dumbrille Actor, The Ten Commandments Distinguished character villain Douglass (R.) Dumbrille, whose distinctive stern features, beady eyes, tidy mustache, prominent hook nose and suave, cultivated presence graced scores of talking films, was born on October 13, 1889, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He was first employed as a bank clerk in...
14. Amber Rayne Amber Rayne Actress, The 8th Day Slim and sexy brunette knockout Amber Rayne was born on September 19, 1984 in Detroit, Michigan. Of mixed Sottish, Italian, and Native American descent, Rayne had two sisters. Amber played sports and guitar in high school and graduated with a 4.25 GPA. Rayne lost her virginity at age sixteen. Amber arrived in Los Angeles as part of a touring musical production...
15. Charles Huntsberry Charles Huntsberry Actor, Purple Rain
16. Tomisaburô Wakayama Tomisaburô Wakayama Actor, Shogun Assassin
17. Wally Cassell Wally Cassell Actor, White Heat
18. Anthony Bushell Anthony Bushell Actor, A Night to Remember
19. Jane Henson Jane Henson Actress, Sam and Friends
20. Vanda Godsell Vanda Godsell Actress, A Shot in the Dark
21. Margaret Mary Jones Margaret Mary Jones Producer, Whistle
22. Jess Osuna Jess Osuna Actor, Kramer vs. Kramer
23. Paul Reed Paul Reed Actor, Car 54, Where Are You? Another mop-faced, gruff-looking character who belongs in the "Where have I seen that face?" category, Paul Reed enjoyed a long and varied career on radio, Broadway musicals, TV and commercials. Though smaller in stature, his imposing figure and ability to command made him seem much taller in his shoes...
24. B.J. Baker B.J. Baker Actress, The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant
25. Benjamin Christensen Benjamin Christensen Director, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages
26. Everett De Roche Everett De Roche Writer, Road Games
27. Edwin Starr Edwin Starr Soundtrack, Adventures in Babysitting Born Charles Hatcher in Nashville, Tennessee, Starr formed his first group, the Future Tones, in 1957, recording one single before his three-year army service. In 1965, he was offered a solo deal following two years of touring with another band. Starr's early hits included "Agent Double-O Soul" and "Stop Her on Sight (S.O.S)." But his biggest success came with "War," a No...
28. Michael LaGuardia Michael LaGuardia Actor, All My Children
29. Aldo Fabrizi Aldo Fabrizi Actor, Roma città aperta Beloved, hugely popular Italian comic character actor/writer/director, in music halls and variety shows for much of his early career. Fabrizi entered films in 1942 and often wrote and directed his vehicles, winning international acclaim in the Roberto Rossellini's neorealist drama Rome, Open City, in which he played a priest who bravely defies the fascist regime...
30. Greta Gynt Greta Gynt Actress, The Human Monster Glamourous, blonde, Norwegian actress who added a sparkle to British movies. Greta Gynt usually played a leading part, and remained at the top of the British cinema from the late 1930s through to the 40s. An opportunity for Greta to experience a Hollywood career came in the early 1950s, but it was too late...
31. Sandi Nimoy Sandi Nimoy Costume and Wardrobe Department, In Search of...
32. Chester Clute Chester Clute Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
33. Jean Epstein Jean Epstein Director, La chute de la maison Usher
34. Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II Self, The Papal Chase
35. Henry Slesar Henry Slesar Writer, One Life to Live
36. Rob Pilatus Rob Pilatus Self, The 17th Annual American Music Awards
37. Paula Kelly Paula Kelly Actress, Frontier Frolic
38. Lyn Guild Lyn Guild Actress, 48 Stunden bis Acapulco
39. C.S. Forester C.S. Forester Writer, The African Queen C.S. Forester went to Holywood during the opening years of World War II to help write and produce "propaganda" films that would convince U.S. filmgoers that the they should take the side of the British and Allies in the War, which led to such films as Eagle Squadron.
40. Bunney Brooke Bunney Brooke Actress, Round the Twist
41. Guy McElwaine Guy McElwaine Producer, The Good Shepherd
42. Geoff Hansen Geoff Hansen Actor, Miracles & Other Wonders
43. Levi Celerio Levi Celerio Music Department, Talusaling Levi Celerio, had his left hand injured when he was just a child due to climbing up a tree. the reason why he did because he was following his father, the day his father abandoned him and his mother. That's also the reason why in every show he couldn't play for a long period of time. "Celerio" is the surname of his mother...
44. John Charlesworth John Charlesworth Actor, A Christmas Carol
45. Katherine Grant Katherine Grant Actress, Oranges and Lemons Katherine Grant was born on May 1, 1904 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents divorced and her father passed away in 1921. At the age of eighteen she won the Miss Los Angeles beauty contest and competed in the Miss America pageant. Katherine worked as a professional dancer and to make extra money she posed nude for an art study project...
46. Ruth Woodman Ruth Woodman Writer, Death Valley Days Despite her eastern roots, Ruth Cornwall Woodman created one of the great anthologies about the American West. A descendant of Massachusetts Governor John Winthrop and a Vassar graduate, Woodman was a mother of two and wife to a New York investment banker when she was asked to create a radio show (she was working at the time as a copywriter in an advertising agency)...
47. Gato Barbieri Gato Barbieri Soundtrack, Eat Pray Love
48. Jock Gaynor Jock Gaynor Actor, The Deathhead Virgin
49. Karen Elizabeth Austin Karen Elizabeth Austin Actress, When a Stranger Calls Back
50. Harley Wood Harley Wood Actress, Marihuana Songwriter ("Let There Be Peace on Earth [Let it Begin With Me]"), composer, actress, writer, author and publisher, educated in junior college. She began her career as a radio actress, and in 1934 entered films. With her husband Sy Miller, she co-owned a music publishing company. Joining ASCAP in 1955...
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