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1. Ken Curtis Ken Curtis Actor, Gunsmoke Considering the kind of scruffy, backwoods, uneducated, Deep-South hillbilly types he played, many people would be surprised to hear that Ken Curtis wasn't actually born in the south but in the small town of Las Animas, Colorado, the son of the town sheriff. They would probably be even more surprised to learn that he began his show business career as a singer in the big-band era...
2. Rory Calhoun Rory Calhoun Actor, The Texan Rory Calhoun was born Francis Timothy McCown in Los Angeles, the son of Elizabeth Cuthbert and James McCown. Rory starred in over 80 films and 1,000 television episodes. Before becoming an actor he worked as a boxer, a lumberjack, a truck driver and a cowpuncher. Tall and handsome, he benefited from a screen test at 20th Century-Fox...
3. Ed Begley Ed Begley Actor, 12 Angry Men Charismatic character star Edward James Begley was born in Hartford, Connecticut of Irish parents and educated at St.Patrick's school. His interest in acting first surfaced at the age of nine, when he performed amateur theatricals at the Hartford Globe Theatre. Determined to make his own way, he left home aged eleven and drifted from job to job...
4. William Campbell William Campbell Actor, Dementia 13
5. Dabbs Greer Dabbs Greer Actor, The Green Mile Greer's last role in a long and successful career, was in the hit movie, The Green Mile. He shared the starring role with Tom Hanks--Hanks as the younger version, Greer as the much older version--of lead character, Paul Edgecomb. Greer's character narrates throughout the entire film. It is from Greer's p.o.v. and memory flashbacks that the entire tale unfolds. He was 82 years old.
6. Patricia Medina Patricia Medina Actress, Mr. Arkadin Patricia Paz Maria Medina was born on July 19, 1919 in Liverpool, England to a Spanish father and an English mother. She began acting as a teenager in the late 1930s and worked her way up to leading roles in the mid-1940s, where she left for Hollywood. Medina teamed up with British actor Louis Hayward and they appeared together in Fortunes of Captain Blood...
7. Ricardo Cortez Ricardo Cortez Actor, The Maltese Falcon Ricardo Cortez was born Jacob Krantz in New York City, New York, the son of Sarah (Lefkowitz) and Moses/Morris Krantz, Austrian Jewish immigrants who moved to NY just before he was born. His brother was cinematographer Stanley Cortez, who also changed his surname. Cortez worked a number of jobs while he trained as an actor...
8. Arch Hall Sr. Arch Hall Sr. Actor, Eegah
9. Jerome Bixby Jerome Bixby Writer, The Man from Earth
10. Barry Howard Barry Howard Actor, Hi-de-Hi!
11. Ken Hughes Ken Hughes Writer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Ken Hughes was an award-winning writer and director who flourished in the 1950s and 1960s, though he continued directing into the early 1980s. Born in Liverpool, England, on January 19, 1922, Hughes decided early in his life that he wanted to be a filmmaker. When he was 14 years old he won an amateur movie-making contest...
12. Roderick Thorp Roderick Thorp Writer, Die Hard Novelist, short-story writer, teacher -- and private detective. He wrote two novels that would be turned into theatrical films, "The Detective" (1966), which became The Detective; and "Nothing Lasts Forever" (1979), which became Die Hard. His 1986 novel "Rainbow Drive" was later produced as a made-for-TV movie...
13. Dee Carroll Dee Carroll Actress, The Stunt Man
14. Paul Daneman Paul Daneman Actor, Zulu
15. Russell Metty Russell Metty Cinematographer, Spartacus Cinematographer Russell Metty, a superb craftsman who worked with such top directors as John Huston, Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg and Orson Welles, was born in Los Angeles on Septmeber 20, 1906. Entering the movie industry as a lab assistant, he apprenticed as an assistant cameraman and graduated to lighting cameraman at RKO Radio Pictures in 1935...
16. Gregg Fedderson Gregg Fedderson Actor, Family Affair
17. Ben Gage Ben Gage Actor, The Big Operator
18. Walter Mathews Walter Mathews Actor, General Hospital
19. Steve Conte Steve Conte Actor, The Wild World of Batwoman Steve Conte was born on January 16, 1920, in Gagliato, Italy. He came to the US with his family in 1926. They sailed to New York, where he spent his teenage years. During WWII he served in the Army Air Corps, where he was based in Europe. Soon after the war he married and had two children, Shirley and Bruce...
20. Tommy Newsom Tommy Newsom Music Department, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
21. Benito Mussolini Benito Mussolini Self, Cavalcade of Faith
22. Harry Liedtke Harry Liedtke Actor, The Merry Jail
23. Pinchoo Kapoor Pinchoo Kapoor Actor, Don
24. Oni Faida Lampley Oni Faida Lampley Actress, One Life to Live
25. Jack Shea Jack Shea Director, The Jeffersons
26. Richard K. Olsen Richard K. Olsen Actor, The Night Flier He was an actor, drama teacher, and church goer. Richard K. Olsen also helped establish The Wilmington Opera House Theater Company. Here he acted with Frank Capra Jr. in Arsenic and Old Lace, Brian Kerwin in Cat on A Hot Tin Roof, and football star Joe Namath performing Cactus Flower. The latter being the theater's first production in 1985...
27. Bobby Johnson Bobby Johnson Actor, Gang War
28. Jimmy Rogers Jimmy Rogers Actor, Calaboose
29. Ciccio Ingrassia Ciccio Ingrassia Actor, Amarcord He met Franco Franchi in 1954, and they formed a memorable duo in over 130 films, but he showed his talent in many films of important Italian directors, Fellini, Comencini and Pasolini. His performance in Fellini's film Amarcord was memorable. His only son, Giampiero, is an appreciated actor of theatre and television.
30. Harry Joe Brown Harry Joe Brown Producer, Crossroads Harry Joe Brown got his start in the theater, where he was an actor and director. He went to Hollywood and became a director--mostly of second features--at Universal Pictures in 1930, then went over to Paramount from 1932 to 1933. His main focus was as a producer, however, and he produced quite a few films for Columbia Pictures...
31. Virginia Wood Virginia Wood Actress, Lady in Cement
32. Keith Harris Keith Harris Self, The Keith Harris Show
33. Pat Henning Pat Henning Actor, On the Waterfront
34. Donald Stewart Donald Stewart Writer, The Hunt for Red October
35. Aileen Raymond Aileen Raymond Actress, Crossroads
36. John Stears John Stears Special Effects, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
37. Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Self, Francis Bacon
38. Ann Thomas Ann Thomas Actress, Midnight Cowboy
39. Treg Brown Treg Brown Editor, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour Legendary editor whose wizardry in creating innumerable sound effects from everyday objects helped elevate Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies to rank among the most popular cartoons ever made. Tregoweth Edmond Brown was born in Gilbert, Minnesota, in November 1899. Pursuing a musical career early on, he made his first foray as a performer in vaudeville...
40. Dorothy Lovett Dorothy Lovett Actress, Dr. Christian Meets the Women
41. Gertrude Claire Gertrude Claire Actress, The Coward Claire made her stage debut at 16 and later played on the stage in New York with John Drew, Edwin Booth and Richard Mansfield. At one time, she managed her own stock company in Boston.
42. Oleg Borisov Oleg Borisov Actor, Sluga Oleg Borisov was born Albert Ivanovich Borisov on November 8, 1929, in Privolzhsk, Ivanovo region, Russia, Soviet Union. His given name was Albert, which was chosen by his mother in honor of the Belgian prince Albert, who visited Moscow in 1929. His parents were agricultural professionals. His mother...
43. Ann Bupp Ann Bupp Actress, Gone with the Wind
44. René Féret René Féret Actor, Nannerl, la soeur de Mozart
45. Jack Cummings Jack Cummings Producer, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Although related to MGM head Louis B. Mayer, Cummings started his career at the studio as a low-paid office boy. He worked his way up to script supervisor and assistant director, and was eventually placed in charge of the studio's short-subjects department, where he personally produced most (and directed several) of them...
46. Russell Saunders Russell Saunders Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Them!
47. Lane Nakano Lane Nakano Actor, Go for Broke!
48. Robin Irvine Robin Irvine Actor, Easy Virtue Handsome stage and screen actor Robin Irvine born in London in 1901. Educated at Aldenham School and Mill Hill School. His first appearance on stage as Captain D'Arcy in 'My Lady Frayle' in Ipswich on Boxing Day in 1918 made his London stage debut in 1923, most notable stage role was in 'Beau Geste' at His Majesty's Theatre...
49. Jim Valvano Jim Valvano Self, ESPN: NCAA Basketball
50. E. Hampton Beagle E. Hampton Beagle Actor, Cocktail
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