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1. Geoffrey Lewis Geoffrey Lewis Actor, Double Impact Talented and highly capable character actor Geoffrey Lewis, with rustic (sometimes sour-faced) looks, grew up in Rhode Island but was moved out to California at the age of ten. Lewis was very keen on the dramatic arts at high school, but often preferred to put on his own one-man shows rather than participate in larger school productions...
2. Barry Nelson Barry Nelson Actor, The Shining A genial, well-respected, all-around "nice guy", the breezily handsome Barry Nelson was born Haakon Robert Nielsen on April 16, 1917, in San Francisco, California, to Betsy (Christophersen) and Trygve "Ted" Nielsen, both Norwegian immigrants. He was raised in nearby Oakland and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1941...
3. David Graf David Graf Actor, Police Academy David Graf was a Lancaster, Ohio native. He was a graduate of Lancaster High School in 1968. He went on to attend college at Otterbein University where he graduated in 1972 as a theater major. He attended Ohio State University grad school until 1975 when he dropped out to pursue an acting career in New York City...
4. Walter Huston Walter Huston Actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Walter Huston, who was born Toronto, Ontario, established himself as one of the great actors of the English-speaking stage and cinema. He established himself as a well-respected and much-sought-after character lead beginning with the early talkies and continuing through the 1930s & '40s. Huston originally studied engineering before seeking a life in the theater...
5. Beatrice Straight Beatrice Straight Actress, Poltergeist In her long career, Beatrice Straight actually did very little work in the movies, plying her trade mostly onstage. But when she did grace the silver screen, she did it with great skill. Her first love was theater, having debuted on Broadway in the 1935 "Bitter Oleander". Her work garnered her much acclaim...
6. Christopher Cazenove Christopher Cazenove Actor, A Knight's Tale
7. John Agar John Agar Actor, Sands of Iwo Jima John Agar was born in Chicago, the eldest of four children. In World War II, Sgt. John Agar was a United States Army Air Force physical instructor. His 1945 marriage at the Wilshire Memorial Church to "America's Sweetheart" Shirley Temple put him in the public eye for the first time, and a movie contract with independent producer David O. Selznick quickly ensued...
8. Brenda Benet Brenda Benet Actress, Days of Our Lives Brenda Benet, born Brenda Ann Nelson in Los Angeles, California, on August 14, 1945, was a classic example of the modern-day Hollywood tragedy. As a television actress with good dramatic scope, she managed to piece together a wide and impressive portfolio of guest shots in a career spanning just over 16 years before taking her life at the age of 36...
9. Stan Freberg Stan Freberg Actor, Lady and the Tramp Composer, singer, actor, author, comedian and advertising executive. He joined the Special Services during World War II, and was attached to the Medical Corps. In 1949 he developed the "Time for Beany" puppet series for KTLA in Los Angeles, California, and did voices for UPA cartoon characters and Walt Disney films...
10. Theda Bara Theda Bara Actress, Cleopatra According to the studio biography Theda Bara (anagram of "Arab Death") was born in the Sahara to a French artiste and his Egyptian concubine and possessed supernatural powers. In fact, her father was a Cincinnati tailor. By 1908 she appeared in Broadway's "The Devil" named Theodosia de Coppett...
11. Bobby Buntrock Bobby Buntrock Actor, Hazel
12. Victor Argo Victor Argo Actor, Taxi Driver Character actor Victor Argo, was born to Puerto Rican parents in the Bronx, New York and since his early twenties was a favorite of stage productions and on and off-Broadway plays. Argo made his major film debut in the early 70s in a small part in The Unholy Rollers and a year later made his television debut in the made for TV film Smile Jenny, You're Dead an ABC pilot for the series _Harry-O_...
13. Marian McCargo Marian McCargo Actress, The Undefeated Former Tennis Champion before she became an actress! During her days on the Silver screen, she was regarded as a classy lady. She had gone to the same finishing school as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and frequented Martha's Vineyard.
14. Peaches Geldof Peaches Geldof Self, Cha'mone Mo'Fo'Selecta! A Tribute to Michael Jackson
15. Betty Blythe Betty Blythe Actress, She Brunette, buxom matinee idol Betty Blythe capitalised on the 'roaring 20's' infatuation with exotic screen sirens to achieve a brief period of stardom. She was notoriously one of the first actresses to ever appear nude (or in various stages of undress) on screen. It wasn't that Betty couldn't act, as well - in fact...
16. Mike Wallace Mike Wallace Self, 60 Minutes
17. Bill Coontz Bill Coontz Actor, Convoy
18. Gavin Gordon Gavin Gordon Actor, Bride of Frankenstein
19. Norman Taurog Norman Taurog Director, Boys Town A successful child actor (on stage from 1907) and rather less successful romantic lead, baby-faced Norman Taurog found being behind the camera a more rewarding experience. Before becoming a director, he paid his dues as a prop man and editor. By 1919, he was put in charge of two-reel comedies, starring the comic Larry Semon...
20. Jim Thompson Jim Thompson Writer, Paths of Glory
21. Russell Hopton Russell Hopton Actor, 'G' Men
22. David Greene David Greene Director, Godspell David Greene had a varied early career, beginning with his first job as junior reporter for the Walthamstow Guardian. Life as a journalist was not to be his forte, however. During the years spanning the mid- to late 1930's, he tried his luck variously in the furniture removal business, as a deck hand and as a hospital porter...
23. Al Bain Al Bain Actor, Hollywood Stadium Mystery
24. Hank Robinson Hank Robinson Actor, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
25. Les Blank Les Blank Director, Burden of Dreams Born in 1935 in Tampa, Florida, Les Blank attended Tulane University in New Orleans, where he received a B.A. in English literature and an M.F.A. in theatre. In 1967, after two years in the Ph.D. film program at the University of Southern California, and five years of freelancing in Los Angeles, he began his first independent films...
26. Arleen Whelan Arleen Whelan Actress, Young Mr. Lincoln Auburn-haired Arleen Whelan was born in Salt Lake City, but spent her early childhood in Pueblo, Colorado, where she attended High School. Her father was an electrician, who, upon opening his own electrical store in Los Angeles, moved the family westward. Arleen was enrolled in a beauty college and learned hairdressing and manicure...
27. Alberto Morin Alberto Morin Actor, Two Mules for Sister Sara
28. Terence Conoley Terence Conoley Actor, Fierce Creatures
29. Alix Talton Alix Talton Actress, The Man Who Knew Too Much
30. Marilyn Miller Marilyn Miller Actress, Sally "Look for the Silver Lining" became the appropriate signature song for one of Broadways's most popular musical stage stars of the 1920s, Marilyn Miller, for she embodied a vibrant, child-like optimism in her very best "happily ever after" showcases. Such happiness, however, did not extend into her personal life...
31. Frankie Burke Frankie Burke Actor, Angels with Dirty Faces Francis Vaselle Aiello was born June 6, 1915, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York. He worked many odd jobs after graduating High School, including working with his father, Carmine, who owned a tailoring shop. He earned the nickname "The earl of Warwick" because of his persistence trying to obtain a job at the most luxurious hotel in town...
32. Heinz Burt Heinz Burt Soundtrack, Telstar: The Joe Meek Story
33. Joel Ashley Joel Ashley Actor, Zombies of Mora Tau Joel Thomas Ashley was born in Atlanta, GA, to Alsie Ashley and Beulah Mariah Rodgers, daughter of Joel Thomas Rodgers and Laura Mariah Jones. He attended Georgia Military Academy, Peekskill (NY) Military Academy and graduated from Black Foxe Military Academy in Los Angeles, CA, in 1935 at age 16. He attended the University of Southern California and then the American Academy of Dramatic Art...
34. Bobby Astyr Bobby Astyr Actor, Roommates Bobby Astyr, the "Clown Prince of Porn," was one of the pioneering generation of actors who made a name for themselves in blue movies in the 1970s, thriving in an industry where - aside from the legendary John Holmes - women were the star attractions. Like many of the first generation of adult entertainment stars...
35. Jack Wrangler Jack Wrangler Actor, The Devil in Miss Jones Part II
36. Henry Ford Henry Ford Self, Til Vesterheimen
37. Don Hayden Don Hayden Actor, My Little Margie The son of veteran character actor Harry Hayden, Don Hayden's best remembered role is as the somewhat screwy but faithful Freddie Wilson, boyfriend of Gale Storm in the classic TV series My Little Margie. His film career was somewhat uneventful; he made less than a dozen films in a 14-year career...
38. Melinda Cordell Melinda Cordell Actress, General Hospital
39. Charles Williams Charles Williams Writer, The Hot Spot Charles Williams was born in San Angelo, Texas, and grew up there and in New Mexico. He attended Brownsville High School in Texas through the tenth grade. In the United States Merchant Marine, from 1929 to 1939, he served as a radio operator. Williams joined the U.S. Navy during World War II, and between 1939 and 1950 worked as an electronics inspector...
40. Donald Gray Donald Gray Actor, The Vise Donald Gray was born Eldred Tidbury in 1914 at Tidburys Toll on an Ostrich farm . He was educated Marist College Uitenhage then CBC Kimberley.Was South African winner Paramounts 1933 Search for Beauty which discovered Ann Sheriden and Colin Tapley. He won 1000 dollar bonus and bit player film contract until 1935 when passport expired...
41. Hendrikje Fitz Hendrikje Fitz Actress, In aller Freundschaft
42. Maria Michi Maria Michi Actress, Ultimo tango a Parigi First a typist at a law firm, young Maria Michi then became an usherette at Teatro Quattro Fontane in Rome. She was in the right place to become an actress, for was soon noticed and given small parts in the company of Sergio Stofano and Diana Torreri during the 1942-1943 season. Her first major assignment was in the revue 'Con un palmo di naso' with 'Toto' and Anna Magnani...
43. Marian Jordan Marian Jordan Actress, Heavenly Days The daughter of a coal miner, Marian was born to Daniel and Anna Driscoll in Peoria, Illinois. As a young adult, Marian gave music lessons and sang in the choir at her Catholic church. She married her childhood sweetheart Jim Jordan on August 31, 1918. They were to have two children, Kathryn and James...
44. Mickey Rose Mickey Rose Writer, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
45. Dickie Owen Dickie Owen Actor, Zulu
46. Ken Carson Ken Carson Actor, The Garry Moore Show
47. Nick Stuart Nick Stuart Actor, Secrets of Chinatown
48. Nahed Sherif Nahed Sherif Actress, Zi'ab la ta'kol al lahm
49. Helen Burgess Helen Burgess Actress, The Plainsman Young and full of promise, Paramount contract player Helen Burgess possessed a lovely, sweet-faced quality, but made only four films during her lifetime. Born April 26, 1916, the rather demure Portland, Oregon beauty was given an auspicious debut in Cecil B. DeMille's epic bio-western The Plainsman...
50. Mark Speight Mark Speight Self, SMart!
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