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1. Jackie Cooper Jackie Cooper Actor, The Champ Jackie Cooper was born John Cooper in Los Angeles, California, to Mabel Leonard, an Italian-American stage pianist, and John Cooper. Through his mother, he was the nephew of actress Julie Leonard, screenwriter Jack Leonard, and (by marriage) director Norman Taurog. Jackie served with the Navy in the South Pacific toward the end of World War II...
2. Bruce Cabot Bruce Cabot Actor, King Kong Hollywood stalwart Bruce Cabot's main claim to fame, other than rescuing Fay Wray from King Kong, is that he tested for the lead role of The Ringo Kid in John Ford's Western masterpiece Stagecoach. John Wayne got the role and became the most durable star in Hollywood history...
3. Jack Weston Jack Weston Actor, Dirty Dancing Born in Cleveland, he was a Machine Gunner and USO performer in World War II before arriving in New York to start his theater career.
4. Robert Alda Robert Alda Actor, Imitation of Life Robert Alda's career began in vaudeville, as a singer-dancer. Graduating to performing on radio and in burlesque, he made a splashy film debut as George Gershwin in Rhapsody in Blue. His film career faltered somewhat after that, but he had much greater success on the Broadway stage in such productions as "Guys and Dolls" and "What Makes Sammy Run." Settling in Rome in the early 1960s...
5. Suzy Parker Suzy Parker Actress, Funny Face
6. Zulu Zulu Actor, Hawaii Five-O Gilbert Francis Lani Damian Kauhi was born on October 17, 1937 on the Big Island of Hawaii. He was better known by the nickname his classmates gave him in high school, "Zulu". His most famous role was that of "Detective Kono Kalakaua" on the hit TV series, Hawaii Five-O. The show helped launch a successful nightclub career...
7. Gene Raymond Gene Raymond Actor, Flying Down to Rio Gene Raymond was born on August 13, 1908, in New York City as Raymond Guion. He was a child performer and a Broadway veteran by the age of 12. Gene, a blond, husky, handsome actor, had his greatest popularity in the '30s and early '40s. His big break came in Personal Maid. He was soon cast in classics...
8. George Murphy George Murphy Actor, This Is the Army After giving up college, George Murphy decided to become a dancer. Starting in 1927, he worked with his wife and partner Julie Johnson on Broadway. In 1934, after his wife retired from show business, he worked with Shirley Temple, in Hollywood, as well as Eleanor Powell, Fred Astaire, and Ronald Reagan...
9. Dalida Dalida Soundtrack, Mary and Max
10. Tom Tyler Tom Tyler Actor, Stagecoach Popular American star of silent and early sound Westerns and serials. Raised in Michigan, he went through a number of strenuous jobs (sailor, boxer lumberjack, coal miner, etc.) before landing in Los Angeles and getting work as a movie extra and stuntman. His good looks and athletic physique (he was a champion weight-lifter) led to an offer to play the lead in a series of silent Westerns...
11. William Squire William Squire Actor, The Lord of the Rings
12. Anthony Ainley Anthony Ainley Actor, Doctor Who Anthony Ainley was a notable British actor and a member of a distinguished British acting family. His brother was Richard Ainley (1910-1967) and his father Henry Ainley (1879-1945). He worked in the theatre for many years and eventually found work in various historical film dramas in the 1970s. However...
13. Max M. Gilford Max M. Gilford Actor, Mustang!
14. Jerzy Kosinski Jerzy Kosinski Writer, Being There
15. Erin O'Brien-Moore Erin O'Brien-Moore Actress, Peyton Place This fetching beauty started to attract notice on the Broadway stage before Warner Bros. signed her to a contract in the mid-30s. She played 'second leads' opposite many of the top stars on the lot, including Donald Cook in Ring Around the Moon (1936), Humphrey Bogart in Black Legion (1937) and Paul Muni in The Life of Emile Zola" in which Erin portrayed Nana...
16. Abel Fernandez Abel Fernandez Actor, The Untouchables
17. Raimund Harmstorf Raimund Harmstorf Actor, Lo chiamavano Bulldozer A tall, athletic bear of a man, Raimund Harmstorf rose to stardom on the strength of a single role: the amoral, brutal, self-righteous captain Wolf Larsen (a Nietzschean 'superman', if there ever was one) in Jack London's The Seawolf. Harmstorf's was a genuinely chilling, mesmerizing performance...
18. David Bruce David Bruce Actor, Sergeant York
19. Jimmy Gardner Jimmy Gardner Actor, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
20. Karl Freund Karl Freund Cinematographer, I Love Lucy Karl Freund, an innovative director of photography responsible for development of the three-camera system used to shoot television situation comedies, was born on January 16, 1890, in the Bohemian city of Koeniginhof, then part of the Austria-Hungarian Empire (now known as Dvur Kralove in the Czech Republic)...
21. Harry Hines Harry Hines Actor, Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell
22. Patricia Stillman Patricia Stillman Actress, Eternally Yours
23. Leslie Carlson Leslie Carlson Actor, The Fly Excellent, prolific, and versatile character actor Leslie Carlson was born on February 24, 1933 in Mitchell, South Dakota. Leslie earned both a BFA and an MA from the University of South Dakota, which he attended in the 1950's. Carlson began his acting career performing in several stage plays in both America and England...
24. Thanasis Vengos Thanasis Vengos Actor, To vlemma tou Odyssea Thanasis Vengos was born in 1927 in Neo Faliro, Piraeus, Greece. He made his movie debut in 1952 and played many supporting parts in films of the 1950s, often working as a technician, too. His first really major part was in the anti-war comedy Psila ta heria Hitler; he followed that with a long series of comedies...
25. Robert De Niro Sr. Robert De Niro Sr.
26. Nina Mae McKinney Nina Mae McKinney Actress, Hallelujah Nina Mae McKinney is known as the seductress "Chick" from Hallelujah, the first all-black, all-sound musical. Even though she was acknowledged as a great actress, singer and dancer by audiences in the U.S. and Europe, today she is mostly forgotten. She certainly had the looks, enthusiasm, and acting talent to succeed...
27. Arthur Adams Arthur Adams Actor, Coming to America
28. Lewis Allen Lewis Allen Director, Suddenly Born in England on Christmas Day, 1905, Lewis Allen first came on the show-biz scene when he was appointed executive in charge of West End and Broadway stage productions for famed impresario Gilbert Miller. Allen also co-directed some of the productions (including the celebrated "Victoria Regina" with...
29. June Mack June Mack Actress, Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens
30. Nargis Nargis Actress, Mother India She was born on June 1, 1929 as Fatima Rashid in Rawalpindi, British India, daughter to Jaddanbai and Uttamchand Mohanchand, a former Hindu Mohyal Brahmin who converted to Islam as Abdul Rashid. Her mother was a well-known dancer, singer, actor, composer, and director. This is what paved the way for Fatima to become a child artiste (Baby Nargis) as early as 1935...
31. Ernie Wheelwright Ernie Wheelwright Actor, The Longest Yard
32. Virginia Gordon Virginia Gordon Actress, Study and Understudy
33. Betty Miller Betty Miller Actress, Léon: The Professional
34. Hughie Green Hughie Green Miscellaneous Crew, Opportunity Knocks
35. Vilma Degischer Vilma Degischer Actress, Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin Vilma Degischer was, first of all, a famous and a very good theatre actress. She was born in Vienna on November, the 17th 1911. After attending school, she wanted to be a dancer and was taught ballet by Grete Gross, Gertrude Bodenwieser and Ellinor Tordis. However, after some time, she found the acting talent in herself...
36. Hal Le Sueur Hal Le Sueur Actor, I Take This Woman
37. Wylie Watson Wylie Watson Actor, The 39 Steps Diminutive Scottish character player with trademark neatly-trimmed moustache, upturned at the ends, who began as a juvenile soprano vocalist in the late 1890's with a family variety act. At one time he performed 15 times daily at a waxworks ! Watson didn't start in films until 1929, when 'discovered' in Hollywood while on an American vacation...
38. Dovima Dovima Actress, Funny Face
39. Aileen Carlyle Aileen Carlyle Actress, The County Seat Actress, songwriter ("A Christmas Song"), and author, she joined ASCAP in 1964 and her chief musical collaborators included Arthur Bergh, Robert Ecton and Radie Britain. Her other popular-song compositions include "Marching Song", "Where Freedom Walks" and "Lullaby of the Bells".
40. Margaret Tallichet Margaret Tallichet Actress, Stranger on the Third Floor
41. Marianne Gaba Marianne Gaba Actress, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini Cute and sexy blonde Marianne Gaba was born Mary Ann Gaba on November 13, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois. Her father Frank Gaba was a mailman while her mother Marie was a factory worker. Gaba was crowned Miss Illinois in a local beauty pageant in 1957 and was one of fifteen finalists in the Miss Universe contest held in Long Beach...
42. Ian Sander Ian Sander Producer, Ghost Whisperer New York city born Ian Sander has both developed and served as an executive producer on over 700 hours of dramatic prime-time television programming. Most recently, he Executive Produced the digital short film "French Kiss" for the Marriott Hotels and the summer series "Reckless" for CBS Network. Recently...
43. Irving Block Irving Block Writer, Forbidden Planet
44. Christine Jorgensen Christine Jorgensen Writer, The Christine Jorgensen Story George William Jorgensen, a Danish-American army veteran, wiped the news about the successful testing of the H-Bomb off of the front page of newspapers when - after a two-year hiatus in Denmark - he returned to the United States in late 1952 as Christine Jorgensen. George-Christine was not the first male-to-female sex reassignment - that had happened in Germany in 1930...
45. Frederick Kerr Frederick Kerr Actor, Frankenstein Forceful, authoritative character actor of the 1920s and 1930s. Entered films in 1916. Even by then, close to 60, Kerr was very effectively cast in powerful, dynamic supporting roles, usually most often as a cultured, dignified old man. Probably most memorable as the old Baron Frankenstein in Frankenstein...
46. David Garth David Garth Actor, General Hospital
47. Mohamed Abdel Wahab Mohamed Abdel Wahab Soundtrack, The Sheltering Sky
48. Michelle Skalnik Michelle Skalnik Actress, Disturbing Behavior
49. Anne Loos Anne Loos Actress, All My Darling Daughters
50. Christian Ealey Christian Ealey Actor, In His Life: The John Lennon Story
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