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1. Gary Coleman Gary Coleman Actor, Movin' In Without a doubt Gary Coleman was THE child TV star of the late 1970s and early 1980s. A refreshingly confident little tyke with sparkling dark, saucer-like eyes and an ingratiating, take-on-anyone burst of personality, the boy charmed the pants right off of TV viewers the minute he was glimpsed in national commercials...
2. Phil Hartman Phil Hartman Actor, Jingle All the Way Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. His surname was originally "Hartmann", but he later dropped the second "n". He was one of eight children of Doris Marguerite (Wardell) and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman. He was of German, Irish, and English descent...
3. Audie Murphy Audie Murphy Actor, The Red Badge of Courage Audie Murphy became a national hero during World War II as the most decorated combat soldier of the war. Among his 33 awards was the Medal of Honor, the highest award for bravery that a soldier can receive. In addition, he was also decorated for bravery by the governments of France and Belgium, and was credited with killing over 240 German soldiers and wounding and capturing many more...
4. Martha Scott Martha Scott Actress, Ben-Hur Martha Ellen Scott was born in Jamesport, Missouri, to Letha (McKinley) and Walter Alva Scott, an engineer and garage owner. She entered films in the early 1940s, following an initial appearance in stock. Her first film appearance was Our Town, playing the same character as she played on the stage...
5. Maya Angelou Maya Angelou Self, Good Hair
6. Lurene Tuttle Lurene Tuttle Actress, Psycho Quite a familiar lady and notorious busybody on 1950s and '60s TV and film, petite, red-headed character actress Lurene Tuttle was born in Pleasant Lake, Indiana and raised on a ranch close to the Arizona border. Her father, O.V. Tuttle, started out as a performer in minstrels but found a job as a railroad station agent when times got hard...
7. Roy Roberts Roy Roberts Actor, Chinatown Veteran character player Roy Roberts proudly claimed over 900 performances in a 40-year career. He might not have been known necessarily by name but the face was so distinct and obviously familiar. The prototype of the steely executive, the no-nonsense mayor, the assured banker, the stentorian leader...
8. Buck Buck Actor, She's Having a Baby: Part 1
9. Brynn Hartman Brynn Hartman Actress, North
10. Arthur Brough Arthur Brough Actor, Are You Being Served? The English actor Arthur Brough, who achieved fame as senior clothing salesman Mr. Grainger on the BBC-TV comedy series Are You Being Served? in the 1970s, after almost half-a-century on the stage, was born Frederick Arthur Baker on February 26, 1905 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England. After indulging in amateur theatrics with future star Alistair Sim...
11. Rhys Williams Rhys Williams Actor, The Bells of St. Mary's Moviegoers can be forgiven if they thought that stocky, jaunty Rhys Williams was a jovial Irishman, as he often played that type of character, but his role as a Welsh miner in John Ford's classic How Green Was My Valley (his film debut) was much closer to home for him, as he was born and raised in Wales...
12. Terence Alexander Terence Alexander Actor, The Day of the Jackal To say that Terence Alexander, the distinguished British thespian, was hyperactive is a statement that borders on the understatement! Judge for yourself : born in 1923, following a short period when he considered becoming a priest, Alexander exercised the acting profession for sixty full decades and he might have beaten Queen Victoria's record...
13. Eddie Barth Eddie Barth Actor, Fame
14. Reynaldo Rey Reynaldo Rey Actor, Friday
15. Eric Morecambe Eric Morecambe Self, 1973 Christmas Special
16. Duke of Windsor Duke of Windsor Self, A King's Story Prince Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David was born on June 23, 1894. He was the son of the future King George V and Queen Mary. He was in the army and was an uncrowned King for a little under a year after the death of his father in 1936. In the early 30s he met an American divorcee...
17. Rick Dial Rick Dial Actor, Crazy Heart For more than 20 years, Rick has been "The Voice of the Malvern Leopards", serving as the public address announcer for both the Malvern Leopard Football Stadium and the Basketball Field House. In addition to his acting credits, Rick has been the lead singer for rock bands since he was 13 years old. Influences include The Beatles...
18. George Zucco George Zucco Actor, Dead Men Walk At 22, George Zucco decided to begin his stage career in earnest in the Canadian provinces in 1908. In the course of the following decade, he also performed in an American vaudeville tour with his young wife, Frances, in a routine called "The Suffragette." As World War I grew in scale, Zucco returned to England to join the army...
19. Norman Bartold Norman Bartold Actor, Close Encounters of the Third Kind
20. Walter Connolly Walter Connolly Actor, It Happened One Night The name may have been forgotten, especially today (seven decades later), but the portly, apoplectic, exasperated figure on the 1930s screen wasn't. While his film career, save a couple of silents, lasted a paltry seven years (1932-1939), character actor Walter Connolly certainly ran the distance. While some film historians complain that a number of his performances were annoying or overbaked...
21. Rockets Redglare Rockets Redglare Actor, Big
22. Mira Popovic Mira Popovic Actress, Stonewalled
23. Peter MacLean Peter MacLean Actor, General Hospital
24. Gerald Anthony Gerald Anthony Actor, General Hospital
25. D'Urville Martin D'Urville Martin Actor, Rosemary's Baby D'Urville Martin was a key important, prolific and hugely engaging supporting actor who appeared with pleasing regularity in a handful of delightfully down'n'dirty 70s blaxploitation features. Martin was born on February 11, 1939 in New York City. D'Urville first began acting in the mid 60s. He soon became a principal recurring figure in the 70s blaxploitation cinema cycle...
26. Lady Rowlands Lady Rowlands Actress, A Woman Under the Influence
27. Mehboob Khan Mehboob Khan Director, Mother India
28. Irene Manning Irene Manning Actress, Yankee Doodle Dandy The youngest of five children born to a real estate broker, glamorous actress/singer Irene Manning began this world in Cincinatti, Ohio, as Inez Harvuot in 1912. Classically trained at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, she showed great potential for the grand opera scene but an even...
29. Lana Morris Lana Morris Actress, Man of the Moment Lana Morris was one of the British cinema's brightest stars in the 1950s and enjoyed considerable success in films such as Spring in Park Lane and Trottie True. Born Averil Maureen Anita Morris in Middlesex she made her stage debut as a dancer in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, London...
30. Daniela Rocca Daniela Rocca Actress, Divorce Italian Style
31. Eddie Romero Eddie Romero Director, Ganito kami noon... Paano kayo ngayon? Eddie Romero, who initially used the screen name 'Enrique Moreno' early in his directing career, was born July 7 1924 in Dumaguete City. He is the son of Pilar Cinco, a school teacher, and José E. Romero, a former congressman, Secretary of Education, and Philippine Ambassador to London. He was married to Carolina Gonzales...
32. George Chesebro George Chesebro Actor, Wolf Blood George Chesebro was an American character actor who, after a few leading roles in silent films, became an omnipresent bit player in "B" westerns. A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chesebro became involved in traveling stock theater productions before the age of 20, and by 1911 was a seasoned performer...
33. Ramón Gay Ramón Gay Actor, The Aztec Mummy Against the Humanoid Robot
34. Reiko Sato Reiko Sato Actress, Flower Drum Song
35. Charles Ludlam Charles Ludlam Actor, The Big Easy
36. Eddi Arent Eddi Arent Actor, The Treasure of the Silver Lake Eccentric, self-deprecating comedian Eddi Arent first attracted attention in a series of quirky Edgar Wallace adaptations in the 1960's. For several years, he was Germany's idea of stereotypically blithering English lords (Die seltsame Gräfin, as the aptly named Lord Selwyn Moron), laconic butlers (Secret of the Red Orchid) or obtuse...
37. Marc Zuber Marc Zuber Actor, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
38. Bob Okazaki Bob Okazaki Actor, Blade Runner
39. Leonora Ruffo Leonora Ruffo Actress, I Vitelloni
40. Robert H. Justman Robert H. Justman Producer, Where No Man Has Gone Before
41. Gert Burkard Gert Burkard Actor, Knife in the Head
42. Marguerite Courtot Marguerite Courtot Actress, Down to the Sea in Ships Little-known today but regarded in her time as one of the screen's great beauties, New Jersey-born Marguerite Courtot was sent in 1909, at age 12, to be educated in a European convent. By the time she returned to the US she had blossomed into such a beauty that she soon had a career as a top photographer's model; it didn't take long for offers from the film industry (much of which...
43. Luigi Boccherini Luigi Boccherini Soundtrack, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
44. Erik Rolf Erik Rolf Actor, Song of the South Born of Norwegian parents in Minneapolis, the son of a clergyman and a teacher, Rolf Erik Ylvisaker was attracted to the theatre at an early age, and at fourteen was playing dramatic roles on the local radio station. One of the most active and versatile players in the New York radio world, he once set a record for appearing on forty-odd different shows in one week...
45. Bernard Borderie Bernard Borderie Director, Angélique, marquise des anges
46. Don MacLaughlin Don MacLaughlin Actor, Runaway Train
47. Hana Maria Pravda Hana Maria Pravda Actress, The Man Who Cried
48. Eugenie Besserer Eugenie Besserer Actress, The Jazz Singer Eugenie Besserer was born in Watertown, New York on Christmas Day of 1868. She was largely a silent film actress who made her debut in 1910's silent version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. She was 42 at the time. For the most part Eugenie was a character actress, much in demand for filling in roles. Because of her willingness to take just about any role...
49. Franco Diogene Franco Diogene Actor, Midnight Express
50. Anne Brontë Anne Brontë Writer, Episode #1.3 The youngest of the talented Brontë siblings, Anne was born January 17th, 1820 to Rev. Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell Brontë. Her mother died of cancer when she was only a year old, and growing up Anne was especially close to her elder sister Emily Brontë. Along with their other sister, Charlotte Brontë and their only brother...
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