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1. Gloria Swanson Gloria Swanson Actress, Sunset Blvd. Gloria Swanson went to public schools in Chicago; Key West, Florida; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her film debut was as an extra in The Fable of Elvira and Farina and the Meal Ticket. From the following year on, she had leading roles in pictures for Keystone, then a year with Triangle, and, in 1919, a contract with Cecil B. DeMille. DeMille transformed her from a typical Mack Sennett comedienne into a lively...
2. Bob Peck Bob Peck Actor, Jurassic Park British actor Bob Peck was born in Leeds in north England on August 23, 1945. He attended Leeds Modern School and then graduated from Leeds College of Art before starting professional stage acting. Peck acted for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He also starred in more than 20 television dramas...
3. Roger Ebert Roger Ebert Self, For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism Roger Joseph Ebert was the all-time best-known, most successful movie critic in cinema history, when one thinks of his establishing a rapport with both serious cineastes and the movie-going public and reaching more movie fans via television and print than any other critic. He became the first and only movie critic to win a Pulitzer Prize (it would be 28 years before another film critic...
4. Edgar Buchanan Edgar Buchanan Actor, Shane At the age of seven, he and his family moved to Oregon. After studying at the University of Oregon, he followed in his father's footsteps and became a dentist, graduating from North Pacific Dental College. From 1929 to 1937, he practiced oral surgery in Eugene, Oregon. He then moved his practice to Altadena...
5. Priscilla Lane Priscilla Lane Actress, Arsenic and Old Lace Priscilla Lane attended the Eagin School of Dramatic Arts in New York before she began touring with her sisters in the Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians Dance Band. She was a popular singer with her sisters and, after 5 years, she was signed to a Hollywood contract with Warner Brothers in 1937...
6. Wayne Robson Wayne Robson Actor, Cube
7. Faith Domergue Faith Domergue Actress, This Island Earth Sultry, brunette Faith Domergue was born in New Orleans, part Creole, but primarily of Irish and English extraction. She was adopted when she was six weeks old. In 1927 her adoptive parents took her to live in California, where she was educated at Catholic schools in Santa Monica. She had her first flirt with the acting profession while still at school...
8. Bob Clark Bob Clark Director, A Christmas Story
9. Anthony Caruso Anthony Caruso Actor, The Asphalt Jungle
10. Stephen Wootton Stephen Wootton Actor, Mertz and Kurtz
11. Byron Foulger Byron Foulger Actor, Sullivan's Travels One of those wonderfully busy character actors whose face is familiar if not his name, mild-mannered actor Byron Foulger began performing with community theater, and stock and repertory companies after graduating from the University of Utah. He met his future wife, character actress Dorothy Adams, in one of these companies. The marriage lasted nearly five decades and ended only with his death...
12. Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Self, Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father, Martin Luther King Sr., was a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. His mother was a schoolteacher. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six years old. Two of his friends did not show up to play ball with him and Martin decided to go looking for them...
13. Gary Gray Gary Gray Actor, The Painted Hills A child star in such classics as Randolph Scott's Return of the Bad Men and the Loretta Young / William Holden / Robert Mitchum film Rachel and the Stranger, was born in Los Angeles California on December 18, 1936, to Jeanie Ellen Dickson and John William Gray, aka Bill Gray. Bill Gray was a business manager for many celebrities in the motion picture industry...
14. Jason Robards Sr. Jason Robards Sr. Actor, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House Famed American stage actor. Trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Art. Appeared in many films, initially as a leading man, then in character roles and occasional bits. Consistently billed as Jason Robards, as his more famous son, Jason Robards, did not come into fame until the end of the elder Robards' career...
15. John Flynn John Flynn Director, Lock Up John Flynn was a very fine, efficient and sadly underrated director who excelled at making mean'n'lean crime pictures. His movies are distinguished by tight plots, a hard, no-nonsense tone, and a taut, streamlined and fiercely economical directorial style. John was born on March 14, 1932 in Chicago...
16. Jody McCrea Jody McCrea Actor, Cry Blood, Apache Just as strapping (6' 3") and amiably handsome as his actor/father, Joel McCrea, Jody was born Joel Dee McCrea on September 6, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, and bore a strong resemblance to his famous namesake. The oldest of three children, his mother was actress Frances Dee and his two younger brothers are David McCrea and Peter McCrea...
17. Lori Martin Lori Martin Actress, Cape Fear Lori Martin was born Dawn Catherine Menzer in Glendale, California. She was born at 10am, four minutes before her twin sister, Doree, arrived. Having an elder sister, Jean, and a younger brother, Stephen, she had plenty of company at an early age. At the age of six, her mother took her to an agent who dealt with child actresses...
18. Shirley Patterson Shirley Patterson Actress, It! The Terror from Beyond Space
19. Edward Mallory Edward Mallory Director, The Young and the Restless
20. Brad Johnson Brad Johnson Actor, The Nice Ones Always Die First
21. Maxine Cooper Maxine Cooper Actress, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? This svelte, sultry-eyed brunette made a mark in one significant (some consider "ultimate") film noir classic helmed by Robert Aldrich in the mid-1950s -- and then, within a short time, she vanished. Another in the long line of pretty and promising actresses who traded in their career for marriage to a well-established Hollywood industry member...
22. Helga Bullock Helga Bullock Soundtrack, All About Steve
23. Besedka Johnson Besedka Johnson Actress, Starlet
24. Claude Miller Claude Miller Director, The Best Way to Walk
25. Kenny Everett Kenny Everett Self, Episode #2.3
26. Vickery Turner Vickery Turner Actress, The Good Soldier
27. Harry O'Connor Harry O'Connor Stunts, The Perfect Storm
28. Adalberto Martínez Adalberto Martínez Actor, El rey de México
29. Austin Willis Austin Willis Actor, Goldfinger
30. Blanchette Brunoy Blanchette Brunoy Actress, La Bête Humaine
31. Ginny Simms Ginny Simms Actress, Night and Day War-era songstress Ginny Simms was born Virginia Simms on May 23, 1913, in Texas but was raised in California, which accounts for her lack of a Southern accent in her speaking/singing voice. Though she studied piano as a child, it was her vocal gifts that launched her career, which started when she formed a singing trio while studying at Fresno State Teachers College...
32. George Pastell George Pastell Actor, From Russia with Love George Pastell was a Cypriot character actor in British films and television programs. His real name was Nino Pastellides. He made his film debut in Give Us This Day (1949), under his real name of Nino Pastellides, and went onto carve out a career as villains in film and television. Although Greek...
33. Aleksander Ford Aleksander Ford Director, Black Cross
34. Predrag Milinkovic Predrag Milinkovic Actor, Escape from Sobibor Born in Belgrade,on Dorcol (part of Belgrade), in the summer of 1933, he graduated at so called "First Men High School". He studied Philosophy for French, Spanish, and Italian language. From 1957,he became a professional actor, and besides acting in domestic cinematography, he also played in France...
35. Sukhen Das Sukhen Das Actor, Pratishodh
36. Myra De Groot Myra De Groot Actress, Norman Loves Rose
37. Jacqueline Logan Jacqueline Logan Actress, The King of the Kongo Beautiful auburn-haired, green-eyed leading lady of the silent screen, a "hand-picked" (by the great Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. himself) Ziegfeld Follies girl of 1920. "Jackie" was the daughter of architect Charles A. Logan and the Boston Conservatory opera singer and music teacher Marion Logan. She had a bit of a musical background...
38. Le Tari Le Tari Actor, The Onion Field
39. Ivan Bell Ivan Bell Actor, A Gift from the Chief
40. Haven Earle Haley Haven Earle Haley Actor, Casino
41. Haruko Sugimura Haruko Sugimura Actress, Tokyo Story
42. Rita Cadillac Rita Cadillac Actress, Das Boot
43. Polly Burson Polly Burson Stunts, Who's That Girl
44. Perry Knudsen Perry Knudsen Actor, Forelsket i København
45. Carmine Infantino Carmine Infantino Writer, Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Carmine Infantino's life-long assocation with comics began at an early age when, as a fan, he spent much time trying to find the people who drew the comics. At the age of 15 he met and befriended "Lone Ranger" artist Charles Flanders, who acted as a mentor and teacher to the budding artist. Infantino entered the comics industry in 1942...
46. Chick Sheridan Chick Sheridan Actor, Modern Prison Sketch
47. Lloyd Ingraham Lloyd Ingraham Actor, Scaramouche
48. Hubert Ogunde Hubert Ogunde Director, Ayanmo
49. Juliano Mer-Khamis Juliano Mer-Khamis Actor, Under the Domim Tree
50. Georgia Caine Georgia Caine Actress, Hail the Conquering Hero Broadway musical star from the 1890's who played character roles in 30's and 40's US films.
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