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1. Bob Marley Bob Marley Soundtrack, In the Name of the Father Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen. Norval died in 1955, seeing his son only once...
2. Timothy Carey Timothy Carey Actor, Paths of Glory Timothy Carey had one of the most unusual careers of all Hollywood character actors, obtaining full cult status for his portrayals of the doomed, the psychotic and the plain crazy. Carey's career was an "Only in America" type of story, and he retains his status as a Great American Original a decade after his death...
3. Lex Barker Lex Barker Actor, La Dolce Vita American leading man, best known for playing Tarzan. Born Alexander Crichlow Barker Jr. in Rye, New York, he was the second child of a wealthy stockbroker and his wife Marion. Barker's family reportedly was in the direct lineage of Roger Williams, co-founder of the Rhode Island colony, and of Sir Henry Crichlow, governor general of Barbados...
4. Douglas Adams Douglas Adams Writer, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Born Douglas Noel Adams on March 11, 1952 in Cambridge. From 1959 until 1970 he went to Brentwood school in Essex, and his main interest was science. As a student in Cambridge he decided to hitch-hike through Europe to Istanbul, and in order to raise funds for this he took a lot of small jobs. In 1970 he left school to become a writer...
5. Catherine McLeod Catherine McLeod Actress, Days of Our Lives Of Scottish descent, Catherine McLeod was a self-confessed movie fan as a child of the Depression. Born in Santa Monica, she became a theater cashier in Dallas for a time before returning to Los Angeles and studying at an acting school. A talent scout discovered her in a play and signed her to an MGM contract in 1944...
6. Peggy Shannon Peggy Shannon Actress, Deluge Peggy Shannon was born Winona Sammon on January 10, 1907, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She attended Catholic school where she became friends with child actress Madge Evans. While visiting her aunt in New York sixteen year old Peggy was discovered by producer Florenz Ziegfeld. He hired her as a chorus girl in The Ziegfeld Follies...
7. Byron Morrow Byron Morrow Actor, Colossus: The Forbin Project
8. Howard Morton Howard Morton Actor, The Mechanic
9. Joan Chandler Joan Chandler Actress, Rope Brunette, delicately featured leading lady, who briefly made an impact through memorable back-to-back appearances in the films Humoresque and Rope. Joan grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania, where her family had a car dealership. Very little is known of her private life, but at least one of her two sisters was a musician...
10. Jean Adair Jean Adair Actress, Arsenic and Old Lace Slight, birdlike Jean Adair came to the screen after playing a succession of crotchety or maternal roles on the stage. She was born Violet McNaughton in Ontario, Canada, and absolved her acting studies in Chicago. After extensive touring with local stock companies and a few seasons on the vaudeville Orpheum Circuit performing in one-act plays...
11. Robert Cabal Robert Cabal Actor, Around the World in Eighty Days
12. Frankie Thomas Frankie Thomas Actor, The Major and the Minor This one-time wiry, curly-haired juvenile actor of 30s Depression era films grabbed major focus toward the end of his acting career as 50s space hero Tom Corbett on the smaller screen, then moved away from the limelight finally seeing his future in the cards. He was born Frank M. Thomas, Jr. on April 9...
13. Helena McCarthy Helena McCarthy Actress, Staggered
14. Bill Peet Bill Peet Writer, Maleficent
15. Birdy Sweeney Birdy Sweeney Actor, The Crying Game Birdy Sweeney began acting when he was in his 50s having spent much of his earlier life as a comic and bird impersonator. He won his distinctive nickname while still a schoolboy making his debut mimicking blackbirds as an 11-year-old on BBC Radio Ulster. Sweeney had a heart attack when he was only 40 and suffered from diabetes throughout his life...
16. Isao Natsuyagi Isao Natsuyagi Actor, Day of Resurrection
17. Brenda Carlin Brenda Carlin Producer, George Carlin: Jammin' in New York Brenda Hosbrook was born in Dayton, Ohio on August 5th, 1936. In 1960, she met and fell in love with comedian George Carlin and on June 3rd, 1961, they married (George proposed in January). Two years and Twelve days after their marriage, their first and only daughter, Kelly, was born. She remained with George for 34 years until her death from liver cancer on May 11, 1997.
18. Mark Landon Mark Landon Actor, Goodbye America
19. Barbara Hutton Barbara Hutton Uncategorised
20. Grigori Kozintsev Grigori Kozintsev Director, Hamlet Grigori Mikhailovich Kozintsev was born on March 22, 1905, in Kiev, Russian Empire (now Kiev, Ukraine). His father, named Mikhail Kozintsev, was a medical doctor. Young Kozintsev studied at the Kiev Gymnazium. There, in 1919, he organized experimental theatre "Arlekin" together with his fellow students Sergei Yutkevich and Aleksei Kapler...
21. Dolores Sutton Dolores Sutton Actress, Crimes and Misdemeanors Dolores Sutton was born in New York, New York on February 4, 1927 as Dolores Lila Silverstein to Benjamin and Mary Silverstein. She died on May 11, 2009. She graduated from NYU with a BA Philosophy, 1948. While working on her Masters in 1949, she wrote a radio script (Siblings), sold it to NBC, and landed the voice role...
22. Jorja Curtright Jorja Curtright Actress, Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
23. Lester Flatt Lester Flatt Music Department, Flatt, Clampett, and Scruggs
24. Massimo Sarchielli Massimo Sarchielli Actor, Ladyhawke
25. Leigh Snowden Leigh Snowden Actress, All That Heaven Allows The Tennessee-born Snowden (real name: Martha Lee Estes) was a movie actress and model who first made a splash on the Jack Benny TV show, sashaying across the stage at the San Diego Naval base. Twenty thousand sailors gave the curvy sweater-clad starlet a standing ovation that made headlines in "Variety"...
26. Francis Pierlot Francis Pierlot Actor, Cyrano de Bergerac Minor film player Francis Pierlot came to Hollywood in 1939 at the age of 63 with the notion that he would retire rather quickly. Instead he played a steady stream of small character roles in a film career that spanned well over a decade. Born July 15, 1875 in France, Pierlot came to the United States when he was still a child and was raised in Boston...
27. Fernando Soto Fernando Soto Actor, Los tres huastecos
28. Kim Philby Kim Philby Uncategorised
29. Barbara Knudson Barbara Knudson Actress, Stage to San Dimas
30. Floyd Patterson Floyd Patterson Self, World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Champion of the World versus Ingemar Johansson Heavyweight Champion of Europe
31. John Phillips John Phillips Actor, Becket A tall, imposing character actor with a voice to match, John Phillips brought an authoritative manner and dignified military bearing to his many roles on stage and screen. A decorated veteran of the 1944 Normandy Campaign, Phillips frequently appeared on television as uniformed senior officers and police chief constables...
32. Doris Eaton Doris Eaton Actress, Man on the Moon Doris Eaton was born in Norfolk, Virginia, into a show business family. The young Doris began appearing on stage with her brothers Charles and Joseph and her sisters Mary and Pearl when she was five years old. She made her Broadway debut aside her brother Charles in "Mother Carey's Chickens" in 1917...
33. Chester Gould Chester Gould Writer, Dick Tracy Chester Gould was interested in comics from an early age. He wrote and drew several strips while attending Oklahoma A&M University and at Northwestern University (where he graduated in 1921). After graduating from the Chicago Art Institute in 1923, Gould went to work for a Chicago area newspaper. Gould found work illustrating several minor comic strips...
34. Artie Fielder Artie Fielder Actress, Six Weeks Born in San Antonio, Texas, and attended Alamo Heights High School. Expecting a boy, Artie's parents named her in honor of her grandfather. She later went on to attend the University of Texas, Austin graduating 1975. Moved to Los Angeles in 1980 to pursue acting. Highly talented in music, her major at UT...
35. Ron Ormond Ron Ormond Producer, The Burning Hell
36. Bernard Gordon Bernard Gordon Writer, 55 Days at Peking
37. John Swope John Swope Miscellaneous Crew, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
38. Robinson Stone Robinson Stone Actor, Stalag 17
39. Thelma Hill Thelma Hill Actress, Two Tars Thelma Hill was born Thelma Floy Hillerman in Emporia, Kansas. Her family moved to Los Angeles, California during her early teen years. Living just blocks from the Mack Sennett studio, Thelma became one of the star struck, wide eyed girls who hung out near the studio peering through the gates. It took her five years...
40. René Muñoz René Muñoz Writer, Mi pequeña Soledad
41. Arnold Peters Arnold Peters Actor, Episode #1.2
42. Lea Marmer Lea Marmer Actress, Easy Rider
43. Paula Wessely Paula Wessely Actress, Masquerade in Vienna
44. Patrick Fyffe Patrick Fyffe Actor, Look After the Pennies One of the most original female impersonators of his generation Patrick Fyffe was better known as Dame Hilda Bracket, the acid tongued singing half of the comedy double act Hinge and Bracket. Accompanied on the piano by her friend Dr. Evadne Hinge (George Logan) the elderly Dame Dame Hilda treated audiences...
45. Dan Ammerman Dan Ammerman Actor, Local Hero
46. Romano Puppo Romano Puppo Actor, 2019: After the Fall of New York
47. Si Rose Si Rose Producer, Pufnstuf
48. Gene Fowler Jr. Gene Fowler Jr. Editor, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
49. James Jesus Angleton James Jesus Angleton Self, Marilyn Monroe: Murder on Fifth Helena Drive
50. Frank Jaquet Frank Jaquet Actor, D.O.A. Frank Garnier Jaquet was born on March 16, 1885, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of the editor of the Milwaukee "Sentinel." His first appearance on stage was as Little Lord Fauntleroy in a children's play. However, the real beginning of his acting career was rather odd. Jessie Pringle was heading a stock company on Chicago's West Side...
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