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1. Lena Horne Lena Horne Self, That's Entertainment! III Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of a card game trying to get money to pay the hospital costs. Her parents divorced while she was still a toddler. Her mother left later in order to find work as an actress and Lena was left in the care of her grandparents...
2. Edmond O'Brien Edmond O'Brien Actor, The Wild Bunch Oscar-winner Edmond O'Brien was one of the most-respected character actors in American cinema, from his heyday of the mid-1940s through the late 1960s. Born on September 10, 1915, in the New York City borough of The Bronx, O'Brien learned the craft of performance as a magician, reportedly tutored by neighbor Harry Houdini...
3. Marion Lorne Marion Lorne Actress, The Graduate Forever embraced as the mumbling, bumbling Aunt Clara on the Bewitched television series, endearing character actress Marion Lorne had a five-decade-long career on the stage before ever becoming a familiar TV household name. Born Marion Lorne MacDougall on August 12, 1883 (other sources list 1885 and 1888)...
4. Finlay Currie Finlay Currie Actor, Ben-Hur Scottish-born Finlay Currie was a former church organist and choirmaster who made his stage debut at 20 years of age. It took him 34 more years before making his first film, but he worked steadily for another 30 years after that. Although he was a large, imposing figure, with a rich, deep voice and somewhat authoritarian demeanor...
5. Alice Faye Alice Faye Soundtrack, Yes Man Alice Faye started her career as singer with Rudy Vallee's band in the early 1930s in New York. She went with Vallee to Hollywood, when he was able to get a number for her in George White's Scandals. When the female star of this film, Lilian Harvey left the set, Faye got her role. In her early years in Hollywood...
6. Alan King Alan King Actor, Casino
7. Hoke Howell Hoke Howell Actor, Another 48 Hrs. A consummate character actor whose deep Southern drawl (courtesy of a Georgia birth and South Carolina upbringing) made him a highly sought-after personality. Howell began his career on Broadway in "Make A Million." Hollywood took note of his accent and tried to make the best use of it, from a minor role in Splendor in the Grass (1961) to the Preacher in Grand Theft Auto...
8. Margaret Lindsay Margaret Lindsay Actress, Jezebel Picture-pretty brunette Margaret Lindsay was one of a number of pleasant, sweet-natured ingénues who could do no wrong in a score of 1930s stylish Hollywood pictures. Such altruistic love interests were often overlooked in pictures that were carried by the flashy histrionics of a jaunty James Cagney or temperamental Bette Davis...
9. Laura Wood Laura Wood Actress, The Deadly Years
10. Carmen Filpi Carmen Filpi Actor, Beetlejuice
11. James Jones James Jones Writer, The Thin Red Line
12. Phil Arnold Phil Arnold Actor, Robin and the 7 Hoods
13. Alfredo Landa Alfredo Landa Actor, The Holy Innocents Spanish actor. Born in Pamplona and son of a Civil Guard, he moved to San Sebastián when he was 12 years old, and some years later started studying Law. While studying his legal career, he participated in the Teatro Español Universitario and so he discovered his real vocation. His first contact with cinema was as a dubbing actor...
14. Canada Lee Canada Lee Actor, Lifeboat Lee played Danny (opposite of Hilda Simms, who played Anna) in Anna Lucasta on Broadway in 1944. Anna Lucasta was the first non-black written play performed by an all black cast on Broadway. He became an actor after careers as a jockey, boxer and musician. Lee was a civil rights activist, following in the footsteps of Paul Robeson.
15. Ole Søltoft Ole Søltoft Actor, A Man with a Maid
16. Dolores Fuller Dolores Fuller Soundtrack, The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. Dolores Fuller first got the idea that she wanted to get into the picture business at the age of ten, when she was an extra in the motel sequence of It Happened One Night. She acted in school plays, modeled and landed a few jobs on TV. In the early 1950s, she and her actress-friend, Mona McKinnon, went to a casting call where they met producer-director Edward D. Wood Jr....
17. Tommy Farrell Tommy Farrell Actor, At War with the Army
18. Ezio Pinza Ezio Pinza Soundtrack, The Blues Brothers
19. Julie Lee Julie Lee Actress, Emmanuelle in Soho
20. Philip Dorn Philip Dorn Actor, Random Harvest A former matinee idol in Holland and Germany, he fled to America before WWII and portrayed anti-Nazi patriots and continental romancers in Hollywood. Forced to retire after suffering an injury while on stage in Holland 1955, he lived out the rest of his life in relative seclusion. Dogged by ill health (phlebitis) in post-war years, he suffered the first of a series of heart attacks in 1945.
21. Keith Whitley Keith Whitley Soundtrack, The Blob Jessie Keith Whitley was born July 1, 1955, in Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Learning to play guitar at age 6, he appeared on Buddy Starcher's regional TV show at age 8 and formed a bluegrass band with his friend Ricky Skaggs a few years later. When they were 15, Skaggs and Whitley were asked to play a local show when Ralph Stanley's entourage was running late...
22. Jack E. Leonard Jack E. Leonard Self, Episode #6.121 Bespectacled, rotund, bald-headed American nightclub and TV comic whose forte was the art of insult, and in comparison to whom his putative imitator, Don Rickles, would have seemed kindly.
23. Ben Frommer Ben Frommer Actor, Scarface
24. Albert Lewin Albert Lewin Writer, The Picture of Dorian Gray
25. Enrique Lucero Enrique Lucero Actor, The Magnificent Seven
26. Mary Duncan Mary Duncan Actress, City Girl Mary Duncan went to Hollywood after critics praised her acting in the lead in "The Shanghai Gesture" on Broadway. While making Five and Ten (1931), she became friends with the film's lead, Marion Davies. The two attended a polo match, where Davies introduced Duncan to Stephen "Laddie" Sanford, an international polo star and director of the Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company...
27. Stephen Bruton Stephen Bruton Soundtrack, Crazy Heart
28. Vidal Sassoon Vidal Sassoon Self, Vidal Sassoon: The Movie
29. Bill Goodwin Bill Goodwin Actor, Spellbound
30. Robert Shawley Robert Shawley Actor, Stalag 17
31. Timothy Farrell Timothy Farrell Actor, Glen or Glenda Worked as a bailiff in the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department while also working in the movies. One of his movies, "Paris After Midnight, " was actually busted in a vice raid in the mid-50s, which caused him professional embarrassment. He went on to work 20 years as an L.A. deputy marshall and eventually was appointed County Marshall in 1971...
32. Marie Ault Marie Ault Actress, The Lodger
33. Bernard Spear Bernard Spear Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
34. Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh Actor, Escape to Witch Mountain
35. Tenzing Norgay Tenzing Norgay Self, The Conquest of Everest
36. Fred Halsted Fred Halsted Director, Truck It
37. Leslie Sands Leslie Sands Actor, The Deadly Affair
38. Paul Zastupnevich Paul Zastupnevich Costume Designer, The Towering Inferno
39. Talat Mahmood Talat Mahmood Music Department, Devdas
40. Olive Osmond Olive Osmond Self, Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family
41. Peter Sehr Peter Sehr Director, Love the Hard Way
42. Bobby Stone Bobby Stone Actor, Pride of the Bowery
43. Mike Steen Mike Steen Actor, Sweet Bird of Youth
44. Harold Gray Harold Gray Writer, Annie
45. Joe Benoit Joe Benoit Thanks, Young@Heart
46. Arthur Davis Arthur Davis Director, The Pink Panther Show Arthur Davis is the forgotten member of Warner Brother's "Golden Age", overshadowed by Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Tex Avery, & 'Bob Clampett (I)'. A serviceable animator, Davis came to Warner Brothers with fellow animator Frank Tashlin, after working for Columbia Screen Gems. Davis continued to work for Tashlin's animation unit until 1944...
47. Beau Vanden Ecker Beau Vanden Ecker Actor, A Long Time Ago
48. Stanley Kristien Stanley Kristien Actor, The Young Savages
49. José Luis Fernández 'Pirri' José Luis Fernández 'Pirri' Actor, The Hit
50. Penelope Gilliatt Penelope Gilliatt Writer, Sunday Bloody Sunday
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