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1. Gary Cooper Gary Cooper Actor, High Noon Born to Alice Cooper and Charles Cooper (not in film business). Gary attended school at Dunstable school England, Helena Montana and Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa. His first stage experience was during high school and college. Afterwards, he worked as an extra for one year before getting a part in a two reeler by Hans Tissler (an independent producer)...
2. Dan Blocker Dan Blocker Actor, Bonanza Dan Blocker is one of the true television immortals, having played Hoss Cartwright -- the heart and soul of Bonanza -- for 13 seasons, before his untimely death in 1972 at the age of 43. "Bonanza" was the most popular TV series of the 1960s, ranked #1 for three straight seasons (1964-65 through 1966-67) and spending a then-unprecedented nine seasons in the Top 5...
3. Alexander Godunov Alexander Godunov Actor, Die Hard He was born on Sakhalin Island at the far eastern end of the former Soviet Union and began studying dance at age 9 in the Riga State Ballet School. He later said his mother put him there to prevent his becoming "a hooligan". One of his classmates and friends at the school was Mikhail Baryshnikov. After graduating he toured with the Moscow Classical Ballet...
4. Jason Miller Jason Miller Actor, The Exorcist Character actor and playwright Jason Miller had a variety of jobs before he started a writing career and wrote his own play, "That Championship Season", for which he received the Pulitzer Prize Award. Miller gave up his professional writing career in the early seventies to start acting. In 1973, he starred as a troubled priest in the horror film classic The Exorcist...
5. Frank McGrath Frank McGrath Actor, Wagon Train
6. John Phillip Law John Phillip Law Actor, Barbarella
7. Selma Diamond Selma Diamond Self, The Match Game Most familiar to TV audiences as the diminutive but feisty court bailiff on Night Court, Selma Diamond's entrance into acting wasn't through the usual venue of vaudeville, stage work or modeling - she was a writer for TV shows, once having been nominated for an Emmy for Caesar's Hour. Although she had that tough New York accent and street demeanor...
8. John Cygan John Cygan Actor, WALL·E
9. Malik Bendjelloul Malik Bendjelloul Director, Searching for Sugar Man Malik Bendjelloul, born in Sweden, performed in Swedish TV-series "Ebba och Didrik" as a child in the nineties and later in life studied Journalism and media-production at the Linnaeus University of Kalmar. He has produced several musical documentaries for Swedish Television (SVT) where he also worked as a reporter on the show "Kobra" until he resigned to travel the world...
10. Paul Bartel Paul Bartel Actor, The Usual Suspects Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a short that was presented at the 1962 Venice Fiom Festival...
11. Paul Genge Paul Genge Actor, Bullitt Character actor Paul Morgan Genge was born on March 29, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. Genge began his acting career on the East Coast in Broadway stage productions of such plays as "Panic," "Hamlet," "Journey to Jerusalem," and "Romeo and Juliet." Paul first started acting in various films and television shows in 1953...
12. Diana Wynyard Diana Wynyard Actress, Cavalcade One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller Gaslight (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of terrorized Bella Mallen (driven to the point of insanity by her evil husband) with an ethereal...
13. Frank Aletter Frank Aletter Actor, General Hospital For someone who goes only to movie theaters, Frank Aletter is a total stranger. It is true that the actor appeared in no more than a handful of theatrical films (Gerhart in Mister Roberts, a commanding officer in Tora! Tora! Tora!, Leigh Jensen in Private School...). But for a TV fan things are just the opposite...
14. Joyce Brothers Joyce Brothers Self, The Match Game
15. Eddra Gale Eddra Gale Actress, The Graduate
16. Chet Baker Chet Baker Soundtrack, The Sixth Sense Born Chesney Henry Baker Jr. on 23 December 1929, in Yale, Oklahoma, Chet Baker was the son of Vera Baker and Chesney H. Baker Sr. The family moved to California in about 1939. A couple of years later, around the time that the US entered World War II, young Chet began playing the horn. Initially his father had given him a trombone...
17. Ben Andrews Ben Andrews Actor, General Hospital
18. Donald Dunn Donald Dunn Soundtrack, Argo
19. Leatrice Joy Leatrice Joy Actress, The Ace of Hearts Making her film debut as an extra in 1917, Leatrice Joy soon graduated to playing opposite comics Billy West and Oliver Hardy. Director Cecil B. DeMille took her under his wing and starred her in several of his films. Often playing career girls dressed in mannish suits, or sophisticated society girls...
20. Steve Parker Steve Parker Producer, My Geisha
21. Kenner G. Kemp Kenner G. Kemp Actor, North by Northwest
22. Frank Jenks Frank Jenks Actor, His Girl Friday Wavy-haired American character actor and musician Frank Jenks was the son of advertising man Frank Jenks and pianist Lillian Sadler. After his family settled in Los Angeles, he attended the University of Southern California. He learned to play trumpet, trombone and clarinet, but eventually dropped out of college and embarked on leading a band on the West Coast vaudeville circuit...
23. Robert Burks Robert Burks Cinematographer, Rear Window The favorite cinematographer of famous director Alfred Hitchcock began working at Warner Bros. when he was 19 years old. He climbed his way up from camera operator to assistant camera man and eventually took over the Special Photographic Effects unit at Warners on Stage 5 in 1944. He became an expert in forced perspective techniques which were widely in use at the time as cost-saving measures...
24. Gill Dennis Gill Dennis Writer, Walk the Line
25. Gary Hope Gary Hope Actor, Romeo Is Bleeding
26. Valérie Kaplanová Valérie Kaplanová Actress, Jára Cimrman lezící, spící
27. Gloria Stone Gloria Stone Actress, Brigadoon
28. Jill Adams Jill Adams Actress, The Green Man
29. Byron Mabe Byron Mabe Actor, The Doberman Gang
30. Monica Bleibtreu Monica Bleibtreu Actress, Vier Minuten
31. Ralph Tabakin Ralph Tabakin Actor, Rain Man
32. Christophe Lambert Christophe Lambert Producer, 3 Days to Kill
33. Ruth Gillette Ruth Gillette Actress, In Old Chicago
34. Ruth Cracknell Ruth Cracknell Actress, Mother and Son
35. Eddie Garrett Eddie Garrett Actor, Quincy M.E.
36. Robert Burr Robert Burr Actor, Search for Tomorrow
37. P.G. Stephens P.G. Stephens Actor, Trenchcoat
38. David Armstrong David Armstrong Actor, New York, New York
39. Frank Austin Frank Austin Actor, Almost Human
40. Hubert von Meyerinck Hubert von Meyerinck Actor, One, Two, Three Complete with waxed moustache and monocle, bald, straight-backed Hubert von Meyerinck looked every inch a poster boy for Prussian militarism. A practised condescension and raspy, sometimes shrill delivery further added to this image. In fact, his grandfather had been a commanding general and his father an army major and landowner...
41. Joanna Roos Joanna Roos Actress, As the World Turns
42. George Bloomfield George Bloomfield Director, SCTV
43. Carol McEvoy Carol McEvoy Actress, The Towering Inferno
44. Joaquín García Vargas Joaquín García Vargas Actor, Santa sangre
45. Richard Gehman Richard Gehman Self, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
46. Cecil Spooner Cecil Spooner Actress, Nell of the Circus
47. Manuel Pradal Manuel Pradal Director, A Crime
48. Leon Klatzkin Leon Klatzkin Music Department, Gunsmoke Prolific film and television composer, orchestra conductor, soundtrack orchestrator and arranger. Coming to Hollywood, he worked in the music department of the Hal Roach Studios for eight years, and thereafter moved on to other film companies as well, especially 20th Century-Fox. He joined ASCAP in 1952...
49. Kate Webb Kate Webb Writer, On the Other Side
50. Massimo De Rita Massimo De Rita Writer, Everybody's Fine
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