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1. Margaret Hamilton Margaret Hamilton Actress, The Wizard of Oz Margaret Hamilton was Born December 9, 1902 in Cleveland, Ohio to Jennie and Walter Hamilton. She later attended Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and practiced acting doing children's theater while a Junior League of Cleveland member. Margaret had already built her resume with several performances in film before she came to her most memorable and astronomically successful role...
2. Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy Davis Jr. Self, That's Dancing! Sammy Davis Jr. was often billed as the "greatest living entertainer in the world". He was born in Harlem, Manhattan, the son of dancer Elvera Davis (née Sanchez) and vaudeville star Sammy Davis Sr.. His father was African-American and his mother was of Puerto Rican ancestry. Davis Jr. was known as someone who could do it all--sing...
3. Andy Kaufman Andy Kaufman Actor, Taxi Referred to by some as a dadaistic comedian, Andy Kaufman took comedy and performance art to the edges of irrationality and blurred the dividing line between reality and imagination. Born in New York City on January 17, 1949, the first son of Stanley and Janice Kaufman, Andy grew up on New York in the town of Great Neck...
4. Jim Henson Jim Henson Actor, The Dark Crystal Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was Sam and Friends, a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and inspired Jim to continue using puppets for his work...
5. Marisa Mell Marisa Mell Actress, Danger: Diabolik
6. Edward Hardwicke Edward Hardwicke Actor, Elizabeth
7. Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio Actor, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny How many rock stars can brag about recording and touring consistently in six different decades? That's just one of the many claims to fame enjoyed by Ronnie James Dio. Born on July 10, 1942, this Cortland, New York native began his recording career back in 1958. Even back then, the seeds of Ronnie James Dio's future musical excesses had already been sown...
8. Paul Shane Paul Shane Actor, You Rang, M'Lord?
9. June Lang June Lang Actress, Wee Willie Winkie This approachable blue-eyed blonde with a striking, open-faced beauty had a very encouraging career going for her in 30s Hollywood but extenuating circumstances hurt her chances in the long run. In less than a decade and a half June Lang was out of pictures altogether (after appearing in over 30) and therein was glimpsed here and there on TV and commercials until her full retirement...
10. Doug Dillard Doug Dillard Actor, Popeye Banjoist (The Dillards), composer and musician often seen on television and heard on records. Educated in college, and a member of ASCAP since 1963, he composed the popular songs "Doug's Tune" and "Hickory Holler". His chief musical collaborators have included Dean Webb, Mitchell Jayne, and Rodney Dillard.
11. Lidia Biondi Lidia Biondi Actress, Letters to Juliet
12. Jorge Porcel Jorge Porcel Actor, Carlito's Way
13. Dorothy Van Dorothy Van Writer, Mama's Family A native of Moline, Illinois she was the daughter of a post office worker and Depression era housewife. She started her career as a stage actress in 1946 despite her fathers objections and later emerged as an actress and writer for television in the 1980s situation comedy "Mama's Family" in the role of Aunt Effie Harper.
14. Michael Findlay Michael Findlay Director, The Touch of Her Flesh Film-maker Michael Findlay was killed in a helicopter accident on the roof of the (then) Pan Am Building in New York city. On his way to John F Kennedy airport to connect with a Paris-bound flight, Findlay was planning to demonstrate his new 3-D camera to potential backers in France. Findlay and three other passengers were about to board the helicopter when its landing support collapsed...
15. Mike Stuart Mike Stuart Director, Kipper
16. José Calvo José Calvo Actor, A Fistful of Dollars
17. Chuck Brown Chuck Brown Soundtrack, Crazy, Stupid, Love. Chuck Brown is considered the pioneer and fundamental force behind a style of music called Go-Go. Go-Go music incorporates Funk, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Blues, Soul, R & B and Dancehall music. This music is mostly known of and performed in the Nation's Capital, Washington, D.C. but has grown national attention most recently in part to the contributions of Chuck Brown and his band "The Soul Searchers"...
18. Eliot Ness Eliot Ness Writer, The Untouchables Eliot Ness was born in 1903 to Pete and Emma Ness. Pete was a baker. Eliot wrote the book "The Untouchables", but died just before it was published.
19. John Jordan John Jordan Camera and Electrical Department, You Only Live Twice
20. Brixton Karnes Brixton Karnes Actor, Team Knight Rider
21. Joe Baker Joe Baker Actor, Dumb & Dumber The son of British vaudevillians, Joe Baker performed pantomime and stand-up in London clubs and cabarets, and acted in such West End stage shows as "Joey, Joey" and "The Great Grimaldi". He starred in his own BBC-TV shows. "The Joe Baker Show", "Baker's Half Dozen", "My Man Joe", and was a favourite of Prince Charles on the children's show...
22. Mitsuki Nakamura Mitsuki Nakamura Art Director, Fist of the North Star
23. Robert Florey Robert Florey Director, Four Star Playhouse Robert Florey became infatuated with Hollywood while in his teens. By the time, he set off for America in the early 1920's, he had written articles on film for Cinemagazine, La Cinematographie Francaise and Le Technicien du Film, acted and directed one-reel shorts in Switzerland and worked as an assistant for Louis Feuillade at his studio in Nice...
24. Dezsõ Ákos Hamza Dezsõ Ákos Hamza Director, Egy szoknya, egy nadrág Loved drawing and painting at primary school, and decided to be an artist. He graduated as a drawing teacher. Worked as a journalist in the beginning, much of the time in foreign countries. In Paris he worked as an assistant director, when he knew R. Clair. In Hungary he founded a film factory in 1938. First he was a production manager, and learnt directing...
25. Peter Ortiz Peter Ortiz Actor, Rio Grande
26. Giulio Gianini Giulio Gianini Director, La gazza ladra
27. Philip Barry Jr. Philip Barry Jr. Producer, Friendly Fire
28. Ching Doe Ching Doe Director, Qian jiao bai mei
29. Konstantin Sorokin Konstantin Sorokin Actor, Osenniye svadby
30. Takahiro Tamura Takahiro Tamura Actor, Tora! Tora! Tora!
31. Aleksey Alekseev Aleksey Alekseev Actor, Segodnya uvolneniya ne budet
32. Charles Simon Charles Simon Actor, Shadowlands
33. Dean Potter Dean Potter Self, Am Limit
34. Alain Cuny Alain Cuny Actor, La Dolce Vita Alain Cuny went to medical school with the intention of becoming a physician, but left to attend an arts school in Paris and became a painter. He entered the film industry as a costume and set designer for such directors as Alberto Cavalcanti and Jacques Feyder, all the time attending acting school. In the late 1930s he began acting professionally...
35. John Brown John Brown Actor, Strangers on a Train
36. Mark McCormack Mark McCormack Self, Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America
37. James Agee James Agee Writer, The African Queen James Agee, Pulitzer Prize winning author, was born in Knoxville in 1909. The intense writer was to enjoy little real success in his lifetime, but after death won accolades. In 1958 he won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his uncompleted biographical novel A Death in the Family. Agee also wrote the...
38. Julia Meade Julia Meade Actress, Pillow Talk
39. Wally West Wally West Actor, Desert Mesa
40. Vladimir Volchik Vladimir Volchik Actor, Zoya
41. Hans Terofal Hans Terofal Actor, Wenn Ludwig ins Manöver zieht
42. Jerry Jarrett Jerry Jarrett Actor, Killer's Kiss
43. Pat O'Hara Pat O'Hara Actor, Young Frankenstein
44. Terry Ryan Terry Ryan Writer, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
45. Giuseppe De Santis Giuseppe De Santis Writer, Bitter Rice
46. Sandy Howard Sandy Howard Producer, A Man Called Horse Prolific producer Sandy Howard was born in the Bronx, New York on August 1, 1927. Soon afterwards his parents moved to Yonkers, where he spent his early childhood harboring dreams to set the world on fire. He broke into show business as a teenager, working as a publicist for Broadway shows for Lee Solters...
47. Lola Montes Lola Montes Actress, The Lady and the Monster
48. Irwin Shaw Irwin Shaw Writer, The Young Lions
49. Steve Perry Steve Perry Writer, Thundercats
50. Fred Goebel Fred Goebel Actor, Kinder der Landstraße
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