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1. Harvey Korman Harvey Korman Actor, Blazing Saddles Harvey Korman was a lanky, popular TV comedy veteran with a flair for broad comic characterizations, who shone for a decade as leading man and second banana par excellence on The Carol Burnett Show but failed to find much success in his own projects. Harvey Herschel Korman was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Ellen (Blecher) and Cyril Raymond Korman...
2. Dennis Hopper Dennis Hopper Actor, Easy Rider With an amazing cinematic career of more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was a multi-talented and unconventional actor/director, regarded by many as one of the true "enfants terribles" of Hollywood. Hopper was born on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, to Marjorie Mae (Davis) and James Millard Hopper...
3. Romy Schneider Romy Schneider Actress, That Most Important Thing: Love Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi. Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation in Christine...
4. Tamara Toumanova Tamara Toumanova Actress, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Known as "The Black Pearl of the Russian Ballet," she was born on a train while her mother was fleeing Russia in search of her husband. They lived in refugee camps in Russia, Shanghai and Cairo before settling in Paris. Toumanova studied ballet in Paris in 1924 and became a professional ballerina. She...
5. Betsy Palmer Betsy Palmer Actress, Friday the 13th Betsy Palmer was probably best known for playing Jason Voorhees' mother in the horror film Friday the 13th, but her career as an actress began many years before. Palmer was born Patricia Betsy Hrunek in East Chicago, Indiana, to Marie (née Love), who launched the Chicago Business College, and Rudolph Vincent Hrunek...
6. Mary Pickford Mary Pickford Actress, Coquette Mary Pickford was born Gladys Louise Smith in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Elsie Charlotte (Hennessy) and John Charles Smith. She was of English and Irish descent. Pickford began in the theater at age seven. Then known as "Baby Gladys Smith", she toured with her family in a number of theater companies...
7. John Barrymore John Barrymore Actor, Twentieth Century John Barrymore was born John Sidney Blyth on February 15, 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An American stage and screen actor whose rise to superstardom and subsequent decline is one of the legendary tragedies of Hollywood. A member of the most famous generation of the most famous theatrical family in America...
8. James Whale James Whale Director, Frankenstein James Whale was an English film director, theatre director and actor. He is best remembered for his four classic horror films: Frankenstein, The Old Dark House, The Invisible Man and Bride of Frankenstein. He also directed films in other genres, including what is considered the definitive film version of the musical Show Boat...
9. Fanny Brice Fanny Brice Actress, The Great Ziegfeld Fanny Brice was a popular and influential American comedienne, singer, theatre and film actress, who made many stage, radio and film appearances but is best remembered as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series, The Baby Snooks Show. Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl...
10. Prithviraj Kapoor Prithviraj Kapoor Actor, Mughal-E-Azam
11. Karlheinz Böhm Karlheinz Böhm Actor, Peeping Tom The son of conductor Karl Böhm began his acting career on stage in Germany. In Europe, he is still best known for his role in the Sissi series, although he later starred in several movies of cult director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. After 1981, he was exclusively involved in charitable work in Ethiopia.
12. Norman 'Chubby' Chaney Norman 'Chubby' Chaney Actor, Love Business
13. Coral Browne Coral Browne Actress, Dreamchild Australian actress who worked primarily in Britain and specialized in superior, upper-crust sorts. Browne began her stage career in Melbourne but moved to England at the age of 21 and quickly brightened the West End with her sharp delivery and stylish sense of comedy. Her film appearances were sporadic...
14. Kaneto Shindô Kaneto Shindô Writer, Ichimai no hagaki
15. May Whitty May Whitty Actress, Night Must Fall Born Mary Whitty on June 19, 1865 to a Liverpool newspaper editor and his wife, she became known as May Whitty to the world. She first stepped on the London stage in 1882. She worked as an understudy at the St. James Theatre, and then, began playing leading roles when she joined a traveling stock company...
16. Georg Wilhelm Pabst Georg Wilhelm Pabst Director, The Comedians Georg Wilhelm Pabst is considered by many to be the greatest director of German cinema, in his era. He was especially appreciated by actors and actresses for the humane way in which he treated them. This was in contrast to some of his contemporaries, such as Arnold Fanck, who have been characterized as martinets.
17. Jeremy Sinden Jeremy Sinden Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
18. Jeff Buckley Jeff Buckley Composer, Jeff Buckley: Everybody Here Wants You
19. Vladimír Mensík Vladimír Mensík Actor, Nahá pastýrka
20. Inge Landgut Inge Landgut Actress, M
21. Jeannie Millar Jeannie Millar Actress, Black Scorpion
22. Luciano Rossi Luciano Rossi Actor, Crime Busters Short and hunchbacked, but lively character actor Luciano Rossi first appeared in small background roles in a number of Spaghetti Westerns in the late 60s. He went on to appear in several films, almost exclusively as a small-time criminal (a bandit in the many Spaghetti Westerns he was in, and then a thug in his many crime films in the 70s)...
23. George Fenneman George Fenneman Self, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
24. Hilda Barry Hilda Barry Actress, Carry on Loving Born Hilda Gentle on June 9, 1884, in Edmonton, London, England, Hilda Barry was a very active British character actress who had a very long and extensive career as well in comedies as in dramas. She appeared in over 150 roles on stage, on the big screen and on television. She died on Tuesday, May 29th, 1979 at the age of 94.
25. Anthony Spinelli Anthony Spinelli Director, Dixie Ray Hollywood Star Anthony Spinelli was one of the major directors of pornographic films during the "Golden Age of Porn" (circa 1970-1984). Spinelli was born on February 21, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio as Samuel Weinstein, the younger brother of character actor Jack Weston. He sired porn director Mitch Spinelli. From 1949 through 1970...
26. Kurt Großkurth Kurt Großkurth Actor, Mikosch, der Stolz der Kompanie
27. Zebedy Colt Zebedy Colt Actor, Babylon Nights California native Edward Earle Marsh (b. 1929) began his wild and fascinating showbiz career in childhood, acting occasionally for projects in Hollywood. His slant toward a less mainstream brand of performing began to manifest during the 1960s when he was involved in a number of outrageous, high-camp stage projects at supper clubs...
28. Charla Doherty Charla Doherty Actress, Village of the Giants
29. Barry Goldwater Barry Goldwater Self, The Dean Martin Show
30. Agustín de Anda Agustín de Anda Actor, El diablo a caballo
31. Dick Beals Dick Beals Actor, Adventures of the Road-Runner Dick Beals provided the voice for the commercial character Speedy Alka-Seltzer and originated the voice of Gumby and the first Davey from the TV series "Davey and Goliath," As a child, he was too small to play sports so started cheerleading for his local high school at age 7. At Michigan State, he was a member of the cheerleading squad and earned his bachelor's degree in 1949...
32. Jack Rosenthal Jack Rosenthal Writer, The Lovers
33. Jennings Lang Jennings Lang Producer, The Concorde... Airport '79 Originally a lawyer from New York City, Jennings Lang came to Hollywood in 1938 and set up an office as a talent agent. In 1940, he joined the Jaffe agency and, within a few years, became the company's president and one of Hollywood's leading agents. He joined MCA in 1950 and, two years later, became vice president of MCA TV Ltd...
34. Willy Rozier Willy Rozier Director, The Girl in the Bikini Willy Rozier (b.1903) .although a writer, was not very good at conceiving movies;"Les Anges Noirs " (1937) highlighted his problem: though based on a François Mauriac's novel ,it was impossible to take an interest in these characters ,the director being incapable of giving a little life to them."Monsieur...
35. Pippa Steel Pippa Steel Actress, The Vampire Lovers
36. Bill Beyers Bill Beyers Actor, Tuff Turf
37. Fred Rapport Fred Rapport Actor, Days of Our Lives
38. Basil Langton Basil Langton Actor, Star Trek: Voyager
39. Georg Fenady Georg Fenady Director, Garrison's Gorillas
40. W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert Writer, The Pirate Movie William Schwenck Gilbert was born in London on November 18, 1836, to William Gilbert, a retired naval surgeon, and his wife Anne. The Gilberts would add three younger girls to the brood: Jane, Maud and Florence. His parents were cold and distant, with prickly characters. Stern and unyielding, they did not show affection for their son...
41. Hédi Temessy Hédi Temessy Actress, Film...
42. Kari Allen Kari Allen Actress, Wild Man
43. Sy Bartlett Sy Bartlett Writer, 13 Rue Madeleine
44. P. Ramlee P. Ramlee Actor, 6 jahanam Malaysia's most beloved and versatile entertainer received his early education in Sekolah Melayu Kampung Jawa and then the Francis Light School. During the Japanese Occupation he worked in a tin factory and attended a school set up by the Japanese navy, where he learned Japanese songs. In 1945 he entered a singing contest organised by Penang Radio for North Malaya...
45. Seton I. Miller Seton I. Miller Writer, The Adventures of Robin Hood Seton I. Miller was one of Hollywood's most accomplished writers of action and adventure films in the 1930's and 40's. A graduate of Yale University, he initially entered the film industry with MGM as an actor and 'technical advisor' on Brown of Harvard, a collegiate romance first filmed at Essanay in 1917...
46. Sheree Winton Sheree Winton Actress, Dentist in the Chair
47. Greg Steelberg Greg Steelberg Composer, Conquest
48. Brook Byron Brook Byron Actress, Auntie Mame
49. Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart Actor, Billy the Kid Trapped
50. Masumi Okada Masumi Okada Producer, Battle Royale Masumi Okada was an eminent and popular Tokyo-based professional actor, singer, stand-up comedian, emcee, host-presenter and film producer. Also known by his nickname, "Fanfan", he was born in Nice, France, to a Japanese father who was an artist, and a Danish mother, Ingeborg. Masumi Okada was the younger of two sons; his older brother...
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