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1. Frank Gorshin Frank Gorshin Actor, Twelve Monkeys Frank John Gorshin Jr. was born on April 5, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank John Sr., was a railroad worker and his mother, Frances, was a seamstress. While in high school, Frank worked as an usher at the Sheridan Square Theatre and began doing impressions of some of his screen idols: Al Jolson...
2. Tony Randall Tony Randall Actor, Pillow Talk
3. Henry Jones Henry Jones Actor, Vertigo Henry Jones was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; he graduated from St. Joseph's College. His Broadway debut was in 1938 in Maurice Evans' "Hamlet" (Reynaldo and the second gravedigger). He served in the army in World War II. His highly-reviewed stage appearances included the murdered handyman in "The Bad Seed," which he reprised in the film version (The Bad Seed)...
4. Donna Summer Donna Summer Soundtrack, American Hustle Donna Summer rocketed to international super-stardom in the mid-1970s when her groundbreaking merger of R&B, soul, pop, funk, rock, disco and avant-garde electronica catapulted underground dance music out of the clubs of Europe to the pinnacles of sales and radio charts around the world. Maintaining an unbroken string of hits throughout the 70s and 80s...
5. Lawrence Welk Lawrence Welk Self, The Lawrence Welk Show The accordion maestro provided nearly two decades of squeaky-clean music and family entertainment on TV every Saturday night between 1955 and 1971 on prime-time, and for another 11 years in syndication. His trademarks included his "A uh-one, a uh-two" intro and a perpetual bubble machine.
6. Montagu Love Montagu Love Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Montague Love - certainly an intriguing name - but his own - started his working life as a newspaper man in London. His primary expertise centered on being a field illustrator and cartoonist who covered the Boer War (1899-1902). His realistic battle sketches gained him popularity among readers, but he was bound for a different career...
7. John Miles John Miles Actor, The Tattooed Stranger
8. Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins Actor, Pups Is Pups
9. John Gibson John Gibson Actor, The Young and the Restless
10. Penne Hackforth-Jones Penne Hackforth-Jones Actress, Mao's Last Dancer
11. Arthur Lucan Arthur Lucan Actor, Vampire Over London Arthur Towle was in show business from 1900 when he left school until his dying day. He started as an "Irish" character comedian in British music halls; touring Ireland with this act in 1913, he met and married Kitty McShane (she was 15, he 26). They gradually evolved the act of "Old Mother Riley and her Daughter" (Arthur...
12. Earl Hammond Earl Hammond Actor, The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus Earl Hammond, a thespian who acted in radio, movies, television, and on Broadway in a career that spanned a remarkable 70 years, was born Erwin Saul Hamburger on June 17, 1921 in New York City. He became a professional actor on radio at the age of seven and continued working in that venue for over 50 years...
13. Prakash Mehra Prakash Mehra Director, Sharaabi
14. Robert Knapp Robert Knapp Actor, Gunmen from Laredo
15. Hugh Burden Hugh Burden Actor, The Ruling Class Hugh Burden was a distinguished British actor and playwright. He was born in Colombo (then Ceylon), the son of a colonial official. He was sent to England at the age of ten to further his education. At Beaumont College, he studied history, French and music, becoming proficient on the piano. He trained for acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made his theatrical debut in 1933...
16. Paul E. Burns Paul E. Burns Actor, Son of Paleface
17. Carlos Riquelme Carlos Riquelme Actor, The Milagro Beanfield War Carlos Riquelme studied law and philosophy, but turned to acting and made his stage debut in the mid-1930s. His first screen appearance followed in 1938. Riquelme's meek looks somewhat typecast him as clerks and doctors in his earlier pictures, but from time to time he was given change-of-pace roles...
18. Octavia St. Laurent Octavia St. Laurent Self, Paris Is Burning
19. Abe Burrows Abe Burrows Writer, Just Go with It Songwriter, composer, writer, panelist, director, singer and pianist, educated at City College of New York and New York University. He began his writing career as a script writer for "Duffy's Taven" on radio, and later, the Rudy Vallee program. He sang in his own radio shows , in night clubs, and on television...
20. Vladimir Medar Vladimir Medar Actor, Fiddler on the Roof
21. Cathy Rosier Cathy Rosier Actress, Le Samouraï
22. John Shelton John Shelton Actor, The Time of Their Lives
23. Hugo Friedhofer Hugo Friedhofer Music Department, Casablanca Hugo Friedhofer -- how many times have you seen that name in the credits of 1930s and '40s movies for "orchestration" or "musical arranger" and thought -- Gee, what a busy guy! He was, and, ironically, much of that work went uncredited. He is not usually mentioned with the great film composers of early Hollywood...
24. Geoff Brewer Geoff Brewer Stunts, Midnight Run
25. Dwijendralal Roy Dwijendralal Roy Writer, Mathru Bhoomi
26. Joe Ploski Joe Ploski Actor, Li'l Abner
27. Suzi Bass Suzi Bass Actress, My Cousin Vinny
28. David Clyde David Clyde Actor, The Scarlet Claw
29. Göthe Grefbo Göthe Grefbo Actor, Summer with Monika
30. Victor Halperin Victor Halperin Director, White Zombie
31. Gordon Salkilld Gordon Salkilld Actor, Close My Eyes
32. Donyale Luna Donyale Luna Actress, Fellini Satyricon The world's first black supermodel, Luna was born Peggy Ann Freeman was in Detroit and grew up there in the northeast side of the city. Her father, Nathaniel Freeman, worked for almost 40 years at Ford Motor Company, usually in the foundry. Her mother, Peggy, was receptionist at the downtown YWCA for almost 30 years...
33. Shirlee Garner Shirlee Garner Actress, Strange Compulsion
34. Silvia Solar Silvia Solar Actress, Cannibal Terror
35. Barbara Faulkner Barbara Faulkner Actress, Stowaway to the Moon
36. James Broughton James Broughton Director, The Pleasure Garden
37. Paul Dukas Paul Dukas Soundtrack, The Sorcerer's Apprentice Paul Abraham Dukas was born on October 1, 1865 into a Jewish family in Paris, France. He studied music at the Paris Conservatoire, where his teachers were Theodore Dubois, César Franck, and 'Ernest Guiraud'. He met Claude Debussy while both were students at the Paris Conservatoire and they remained life-long friends...
38. Dolly Tree Dolly Tree Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Thin Man Dolly Tree (1899-1962) had an international reputation as a designer for stage and screen costumes during the 1920's and 1930's in London, Paris, New York and Hollywood. She was England's leading stage designer during the 1920's and her ingenious costumes proliferated in major revues, musicals, pantomimes and cabaret in London and the regions...
39. Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander Writer, The Black Cauldron Lloyd Alexander is the author of several best selling fantasy series. His most famous works include the Chronicles of Prydain, which were inspired by Welsh mythology. He won the Newbery Medal for the fifth book in the series, "The High King." The second book of the series, "The Black Cauldron" was the basis of the Disney film...
40. Rex Garner Rex Garner Actor, Robbery Without Violence: Part 2
41. Eva Maria Bauer Eva Maria Bauer Actress, Tauchmanöver
42. Seabiscuit Seabiscuit Self, Seabiscuit: The Lost Documentary
43. George Albert Smith George Albert Smith Director, A Kiss in the Tunnel Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. His background was ideal--an established portrait photographer, he also had a long-standing interest in show business...
44. Ben Bard Ben Bard Actor, 7th Heaven Ben Bard entered theatrical life in his teens, touring under the name "B.D. Bard" with the Jolly Della Pringle theatre company. He played the Schubert Circuit in Vaudeville as the straight man to comic Jack "Baron Munchausen" Pearl. He was brought to Hollywood in the silent movie era to test as a leading man at Fox Pictures but was type cast as a "Suave Heavy" (dresses well...
45. S. Sylvan Simon S. Sylvan Simon Director, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood Director S. Sylvan Simon worked as a drama coach, radio executive and stage director before joining Warner Brothers in 1935. He then moved to MGM as director and assistant director in 1937. His sudden death at the age of 41 shocked all who knew him and he was mourned throughout the film industry.
46. Yue Wong Yue Wong Actor, Dirty Ho
47. Charles Braswell Charles Braswell Actor, The Only Game in Town
48. Daniel Mendaille Daniel Mendaille Actor, Rififi
49. Ron Shock Ron Shock Self, Totally Baked: A Pot-U-Mentary
50. Felix Basch Felix Basch Actor, Patience
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