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1. Marlene Dietrich Marlene Dietrich Soundtrack, Witness for the Prosecution Her father was a police lieutenant and imbued in her a military attitude to life. Marlene was known in school for her "bedroom eyes" and her first affairs were at this stage in her life - a professor at the school was terminated. She entered the cabaret scene in 1920s Germany, first as a spectator then as a cabaret singer...
2. George Lindsey George Lindsey Actor, Robin Hood George Lindsey quickly became an icon on television in the 1960's playing the part of 'Goober Pyle" on the "Andy Griffith Show". He replaced Jim Nabors who portrayed "Gomer Pyle" who ran the "fillin station" on "The Andy Griffith Show". As Jim Nabors was tapped for his own show "Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C."...
3. Wilfrid Hyde-White Wilfrid Hyde-White Actor, My Fair Lady British character actor of wry charm, equally at home in amused or strait-laced characters. A native of Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire, he attended Marlborough College and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. His stage debut came in 1922, and by 1925 he was a busy London actor. He married actress Blanche Glynne (real name: Blanche Hope Aitken) and in 1932 toured South Africa in plays...
4. Myrna Fahey Myrna Fahey Actress, House of Usher
5. Jorge Martínez de Hoyos Jorge Martínez de Hoyos Actor, The Magnificent Seven
6. Charles Farrell Charles Farrell Actor, 7th Heaven His father was a talent agent in Boston. When he went to college he became a member of the football team. A very sporty person, young Charles nevertheless opted for an acting career. First a theater actor, he decided to move to California and to try his luck in Hollywood. After three years as an extra he was given a good role in "Old Ironsides" and soon became a matinée idol.
7. Mario Jackson Mario Jackson Actor, Baby Boy
8. Ann Todd Ann Todd Actress, The Paradine Case Ann Todd was a beautiful English actress best known as Gregory Peck's wife in Alfred Hitchcock's The Paradine Case. Her third husband was the legendary director David Lean, for whom she appeared in three films, The Passionate Friends, Madeleine, and Breaking the Sound Barrier.
9. L. Frank Baum L. Frank Baum Writer, The Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum became a success with his 1883 production of "The Maid of Arran" in 1882. He was a dreamer, had a printing press and an amateur newspaper, "The Rose Lawn Home Journal" and published a coin and stamp collecting guide. He failed at almost everything through poor business sense. He had been an actor...
10. Virginia Capers Virginia Capers Actress, Ferris Bueller's Day Off With plenty of heart and soul, actress Virginia Capers served up loads of music in a career that spanned several decades. Born in 1925, she attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., then studied voice at Juilliard in Manhatten. By happenstance, she was introduced to band leader Abe Lyman who hired her for his radio program and for on-the-road tours...
11. Monty Woolley Monty Woolley Actor, The Bishop's Wife Large and hearty Monty Woolley was born to privilege on August 17, 1888, the son of a hotel proprietor who owned the Marie Antoinette Hotel on Broadway. A part of Manhattan's elite social circle at a young age, he studied at both Yale (Master's degree) and Harvard and returned to Yale as an English instructor and coach of graduate dramatics...
12. James Isaac James Isaac Director, Jason X
13. Tyler Lambert Tyler Lambert Self, Dana Plato
14. Ned Wever Ned Wever Actor, Anatomy of a Murder
15. Minnie Gentry Minnie Gentry Actress, All My Children
16. Maurice Marsac Maurice Marsac Actor, The Big Red One
17. Curtis Harrington Curtis Harrington Director, Night Tide Curtis Harrington was an excellent and shamefully underrated writer and director who specialized in marvelously offbeat and atmospheric low-budget independent horror pictures. Harrington was born on September 17, 1926, in Los Angeles and grew up in Beaumont, California. A hardcore film buff from a very young age...
18. Julie Vega Julie Vega Actress, Mga mata ni Angelita
19. Thomas A. Carlin Thomas A. Carlin Actor, Caddyshack American character actor of extensive stage background. He appeared frequently on Broadway in such plays as "A Thousand Clowns, " "The Deputy, " and "Time Limit." He was also active in early television, working on dramatic programs such as "Kraft Television Theatre" and "Studio One." He was married to actress Frances Sternhagen. Carlin died at 62 from heart failure.
20. Joe Grant Joe Grant Writer, Mulan
21. Alethea Charlton Alethea Charlton Actress, Board Wages
22. Fred Sadoff Fred Sadoff Actor, The Poseidon Adventure Fred Sadoff was born in Brooklyn, New York on October 21, 1926 to Henry Sadoff from Philadephia and Bertha Leib Sadoff from Russia. He was the youngest in the family, his older brother Robert having been born in 1921. He served a year in the military from 1943-1944 and, when he got out, decided to give acting a try...
23. David E. Durston David E. Durston Writer, I Drink Your Blood
24. Yale Summers Yale Summers Actor, General Hospital
25. King Edward VII King Edward VII Self, Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandria Prince Albert Edward Wettin Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was born on November 9, 1841 to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Great Britain. He was the second child and first son which meant that he would become King after his mother died. As he grew up he was compared unfavorably to his father and then his very bright older sister...
26. Eyde Byrde Eyde Byrde Actress, Addams Family Values
27. Jonathan Kramer Jonathan Kramer Actor, Midnight Cowboy
28. Herbert Sargent Herbert Sargent Writer, The Earth Day Special
29. Jilly Rizzo Jilly Rizzo Actor, Year of the Dragon
30. Barney Kessel Barney Kessel Music Department, Some Like It Hot Composer, guitarist and conductor, a member of the orchestras of Chico Marx, Charlie Barnet, Hal McIntyre and Artie Shaw and the Oscar Peterson Trio. He conducted for a number of television programs from the 1950s, and on films and records. Joining ASCAP in 1957, his popular-song compositions include "Everytime I Hear This Song", "Twilight in Acapulco", and "Latin Dance No. 1".
31. Karen Kirschenbauer Karen Kirschenbauer Actress, The Jackal
32. Rowland Brown Rowland Brown Writer, Angels with Dirty Faces
33. Loyal Griggs Loyal Griggs Cinematographer, The Ten Commandments Loyal Griggs entered the film industry in the mid-1920s, directly out of high school, as an assistant in the special effects department of Paramount. He was a cameraman for nearly 30 years before graduating to director of photography, and he proved his worth by winning an Academy Award for cinematography for Shane, just two years after his elevation to lighting cameraman.
34. Suzanne Ridgeway Suzanne Ridgeway Actress, From Hell It Came
35. Sam Cohn Sam Cohn Thanks, Chicago
36. Rafael Baledón Rafael Baledón Director, La maldición de la Llorona
37. Kazuo Kitamura Kazuo Kitamura Actor, Black Rain
38. Hannah Dean Hannah Dean Actress, The World's Greatest Lover
39. Ed Love Ed Love Animation Department, Fantasia
40. Kaneo Ikegami Kaneo Ikegami Writer, 13 Assassins
41. Tom McGuire Tom McGuire Actor, Steamboat Bill, Jr.
42. Helene Weigel Helene Weigel Actress, Mother Courage and Her Children
43. Rosemary La Planche Rosemary La Planche Actress, Strangler of the Swamp Back in the days, winning the title of "Miss America" sometimes provided a springboard to Hollywood and a film career as a leading lady. This was certainly true in the case of California-born Rosemary La Planche. Born on October 11, 1923, in the Southern California city of Glendale, Rosemary and her older sister Louise La Planche (by four years) both expressed a desire to perform as children...
44. Al Jarvis Al Jarvis Actor, Make Believe Ballroom Actor, songwriter ("Make Believe Ballroom"), author and disc jockey, educated at the University of Southern California and a member of the Pasadena Community Playhouse. He joined ASCAP in 1954, and his chief musical collaborators included Johnny Mercer and Leo Diamond. His other popular-song compositions included "Shtiggy Boom".
45. Oniroku Dan Oniroku Dan Writer, Yume dorei
46. Kostas Karras Kostas Karras Actor, Iphigenia Costas Carras was born in 1938, in Athens, Greece. He studied Political Sciences (in London) and acting at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece. He graduated from the Drama School of Pelos Katselis in 1963 and the same year he made his stage debut in Agatha Christie' "The Mouse Trap". He then started a fruitful collaboration with Ellie Lambeti...
47. Kai Winding Kai Winding Self, First Newport Jazz Festival: Belgrade 1971
48. Robert J. Serling Robert J. Serling Writer, The President's Plane Is Missing
49. Dickie Valentine Dickie Valentine Self, Episode #2.5
50. Otis Blackwell Otis Blackwell Soundtrack, The Hangover Otis Blackwell was a songwriter whose works included "Great Balls of Fire", "Fever", "Don't Be Cruel" and "All Shook Up". Born in Brooklyn in 1931, he grew up obsessed with the movies of Tex Ritter. After briefly singing in blues clubs, he signed with RCA in 1952 as a songwriter. With the royalties he collected from his songs...
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