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1. Howard Morris Howard Morris Actor, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh This short, quicksilver comic of TV's "Golden Age" has been heard more than seen in the last few decades, as he possesses one of the finest vocal instruments around for animation. Howard ("Howie") Morris was born in New York City in 1919 and forged his own destiny after a chance meeting with Carl Reiner in a radio workshop...
2. John Gielgud John Gielgud Actor, Gandhi Sir John Gielgud, arguably the greatest Shakespearean actor of the 20th Century, had a theatrical career that spanned 64 years, from a role in a 1924 London production of "The Constant Nymph" to the 1988 production of " Sir Sydney Cockerell: The Best of Friends," and an even-longer film career that lasted 77 years...
3. Douglas Fowley Douglas Fowley Actor, Singin' in the Rain He was born in the Bronx, New York. As a young man, he moved to Los Angeles and studied at Los Angeles City College. He served in the Navy during World War II. Fowley played everything from cowboys to gangsters, appearing alongside stars like Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra...
4. Bill Hunter Bill Hunter Actor, Finding Nemo Bill Hunter was one of Australia's acting legends, having worked with almost every notable Australian director and actor of the last thirty years - evidence of his genuine popularity among the public and acting fraternity alike. He started out in Australian television in the '60s (a hotbed of well written and directed drama)...
5. Bruce Geller Bruce Geller Writer, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Author, composer, writer and songwriter, educated at Yale University (BA degree). He joined ASCAP in 1961, and wrote the off-Broadway stage scores for "Living the Life" and "All in Love". His chief musical collaborator was Gene de Paul, and his popular-song compositions included "I Found Him" and "What Can It Be?".
6. John Garfield John Garfield Actor, Gentleman's Agreement John Garfield was born Jacob Julius Garfinkle on the Lower East Side of New York City, to Hannah Basia (Margolis) and David Garfinkle, who were Jewish immigrants from Zhytomyr (now in Ukraine). Jules was raised by his father, a clothes presser and part-time cantor, after his mother's death in 1920, when he was 7...
7. Alejandro Rey Alejandro Rey Actor, Moscow on the Hudson
8. Bruno Mattei Bruno Mattei Director, Rats - Notte di terrore Born in 1931, Bruno Mattei grew up in Rome, Italy, where his father owned a small film editing studio. At age 20 Bruno started working odd jobs at his father's company as his assistant, then went on to other small spots. He wanted to follow in his father's footsteps as a film editor, and soon found himself working as an editor for a number of directors...
9. Stephen Elliott Stephen Elliott Actor, Beverly Hills Cop A Drama Desk Award-winning actor ("A Whistle in the Dark" [1969] ) and a Tony Award nominee (as "Monsieur Colmier", "Marat/Sade" [1967] ), he began his career as a member of New York's Neighborhood Playhouse from 1940 to 1942, where he studied with noted acting instructor, Sanford Meisner, before joining the U.S...
10. Primula Rollo Primula Rollo Actress, Her Man Gilbey
11. Jane Adams Jane Adams Actress, House of Dracula Jane turned down a full scholarship to study violin at Juilliard, opting to spend four years studying acting at the Pasadena Playhouse. She got her start acting in radio, working on Lux Radio Theatre and the Whistler. Her first brief marriage to a Navy pilot ended when he was killed in action during World War II...
12. Felice Orlandi Felice Orlandi Actor, Bullitt
13. Lash La Rue Lash La Rue Actor, The Dark Power He looked so much like superstar Humphrey Bogart that character actress Sarah Padden asked if the two were related. LaRue said he didn't think so. After a long pause studying the young actor's face, she asked, "Did your mother ever meet Humphrey Bogart?" Alfred "Lash" LaRue was born in Louisiana (although some records indicate Michigan)...
14. Norman Rossington Norman Rossington Actor, A Hard Day's Night Spade-jawed British character actor Norman Rossington was born in Liverpool, so it shouldn't be considered THAT ironic that he would end up appearing in The Beatles' debut film smash, A Hard Day's Night, as "Norm", the Fab Four's chagrined road manager. The son of a publican, he never finished high school...
15. Robert Gist Robert Gist Actor, Strangers on a Train Robert Gist was a tough kid who grew up around the Chicago stockyards during the Depression. Reform school-bound after injuring another boy in a fistfight, Gist instead ended up in Chicago's Hull House, a settlement house where he first became interested in acting. Work in Chicago radio was followed...
16. Yuki Shimoda Yuki Shimoda Actor, Farewell to Manzanar
17. Vinton Hayworth Vinton Hayworth Actor, Mink
18. Echo Valley Echo Valley Actress, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
19. Doris Lloyd Doris Lloyd Actress, The Sound of Music
20. Vanessa Brown Vanessa Brown Actress, General Hospital The attractive daughter of Austrian-Jewish émigrés who fled their homeland to Paris in 1937 before coming to America, "B" actress Vanessa Brown grew up exceptionally fluent in German, French, Italian and English. She auditioned for Lillian Hellman at age 13 sporting a perfect Teutonic accent and earned...
21. Pat O'Malley Pat O'Malley Actor, Invasion of the Body Snatchers Often confused with the British-born comic actor J. Pat O'Malley, who is the better remembered, silent dramatic film star Pat O'Malley had an enduring career that stands on its own. He was of solid Irish-American stock, born in Forest City, Pennsylvania, in 1890. A one-time railroad switchman, he also had circus experience by the time he discovered an interest in movie making...
22. Joe Cobb Joe Cobb Actor, Thundering Fleas
23. Maurice Oldham Maurice Oldham Camera and Electrical Department, Woman Thou Art Loosed
24. Sammy Davis Sr. Sammy Davis Sr. Actor, The Benny Goodman Story
25. Gene Wood Gene Wood Self, The Price Is Right Gene Wood was a prolific game show announcer during the 1970s and 1980s. Most often heard over Goodson-Todman (later Mark Goodson Productions) game shows, he was the voice that introduced game shows including "Tattletales," "Classic Concentration," "Password Plus"/"Super Password" and "Family Feud." Few fans will ever forget his beckoning contestants to get "ready for action!"; and "On your marks...
26. Vaughn Monroe Vaughn Monroe Soundtrack, Die Hard Vaughn Wilton Monroe was born October 7, 1911 in Akron, Ohio, and his family moved to Wisconsin shortly thereafter. Monroe showed an early talent for the trumpet and focused most of his early efforts on that. Monroe wanted to be an opera singer, but the Depression made pursuing such a career impractical...
27. Barbara Cartland Barbara Cartland Writer, The Lady and the Highwayman
28. John Holland John Holland Actor, My Fair Lady
29. Danna Hansen Danna Hansen Actress, Crank: High Voltage
30. Hiroshi Inagaki Hiroshi Inagaki Director, Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto Inagaki's career in film began as an actor--a child actor, in fact, appearing in numerous silent films beginning at the very dawn of Japanese cinema. This is probably why he was promoted to director at the unusually (for Japan) young age of 22. Along with producer Mansaku Itami (later the father of another acclaimed director...
31. Gladys Blake Gladys Blake Actress, Woman of the Year Actress, singer, comedienne and dancer. Gladys Blake left home at age 14 to join a stock company in Reading, Pennsylvania, and after two years she had developed her own vaudeville act, Gresham and Blake, with Lee Gresham. Coming to California, they were booked into the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles where she was spotted by film agent Edward Small...
32. Andrea Leeds Andrea Leeds Actress, Stage Door She made only a handful of films within a span of four years (1936-1940), but gentle, soulful-eyed Andrea Leeds touched hearts with those few, culminating in an Oscar-nomination for Best Supporting Actress as the sensitive, aspiring young actress who doesn't survive the school of hard knocks in the 1937 movie version of Edna Ferber-George S. Kaufman's serio-comic play Stage Door...
33. Brad Stoll Brad Stoll Actor, Lost in Yonkers Brad Stoll was bitten by the acting bug at the age of 14, acting in local theatre productions. In 1993, he starred alongside Mercedes Ruehl, Richard Dreyfuss, Irene Worth, and Mike Damus. in Neil Simon's film version, Lost in Yonkers, Stoll lost his life to cancer, Wednesday 21st May 1997, at the age of 20.
34. Joan Alexander Joan Alexander Self, Episode dated 3 January 1955
35. Dorothy Christy Dorothy Christy Actress, Sons of the Desert Dorothy Christy was born Dorothea J. Seltzer in Reading Pennsylvania. She was an American actress who worked with film greats such as Will Rogers, Buster Keaton, the Marx brothers, Laurel and Hardy, and many others. She even worked with the singing cowboy himself, Gene Autry. She passed away of natural causes in Santa Monica, California.
36. Mark Allen Mark Allen Actor, Episode #1.5
37. Bill Dearth Bill Dearth Actor, 48 Hrs.
38. Barbara Laage Barbara Laage Actress, Bed & Board
39. Tallie Cochrane Tallie Cochrane Actress, Five Loose Women Tallie Cochrane was a fiery, pretty, and extremely talented frizzy-haired brunette who usually portrayed hard-bitten tough cookie types in a handful of sleazy softcore pictures and entertainingly trashy drive-in exploitation features made throughout the 1970s. She was born Lillian Rose Cochrane on October 7...
40. Bert André Bert André Actor, Grijs
41. David Morris David Morris Actor, Debbie Does Dallas
42. Frederick Bartman Frederick Bartman Actor, The Bourne Identity
43. George P. Breakston George P. Breakston Director, The Manster
44. Ida Kaminska Ida Kaminska Actress, The Shop on Main Street Began her stage career at age five an later played leading roles on stage. Appeared in a handful of films and is better now for her support of the Jewish people. She later moved to Israel.
45. Antoine Bourseiller Antoine Bourseiller Actor, Cleo from 5 to 7
46. Sumitra Mukherjee Sumitra Mukherjee Actress, House of Memories
47. Des Webb Des Webb Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
48. Sam Lanier Sam Lanier Actor, Greatest Rescues of Emergency!
49. Twinkle Twinkle Self, Episode #2.33
50. Linda Cordova Linda Cordova Actress, El Gato
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