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1. Leslie Howard Leslie Howard Actor, Gone with the Wind Leslie Howard Stainer was born in London, to Lilian (Blumberg) and Ferdinand "Frank" Steiner. His father was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and his English mother was of German Jewish, and mostly English, descent. Leslie went to Dulwich College. After school, he worked as a bank clerk until the outbreak of World War I...
2. Ann B. Davis Ann B. Davis Actress, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Ann B. Davis made her debut in show business at age 6 earning $2.00 in a puppet show. At the University of Michigan, Anne planned to study medicine but got the acting bug from her brother who was the lead dancer in the national company of "Oklahoma" for over a year. Anne then spent six years in little theaters...
3. Michael Fox Michael Fox Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Michael Fox first "trod the boards" in grade school plays in his hometown of Yonkers, New York. After toying with the idea of becoming a history teacher, Fox did "something as foreign to my nature as one could think of", becoming a "boomer" (a migratory railroad worker) and taking jobs as a brakeman with various lines...
4. Richard Greene Richard Greene Actor, The Little Princess Before achieving his greatest fame in the 1950s as television's "Robin Hood", handsome Richard Greene had a significant if largely unremarkable film career, turning in several skillful leading man performances in the late 1930s before becoming type-cast in routine costume adventures. Like his friendly rival...
5. Jack Mulhall Jack Mulhall Actor, The Three Musketeers
6. Ken Clark Ken Clark Actor, Attack of the Giant Leeches
7. Mike Marshall Mike Marshall Actor, Moonraker
8. John Coleman John Coleman Art Department, Fingersmith
9. George Martin George Martin Actor, Léon: The Professional
10. Ted Manson Ted Manson Actor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
11. Darwin Joston Darwin Joston Actor, Assault on Precinct 13 "Got a smoke?" Darwin Joston secured himself a permanent place in cult movie history with that particular laconically witty line as laid-back Death Row-bound convict Napoleon Wilson in John Carpenter's outstanding urban action thriller classic Assault on Precinct 13. Wilson was undoubtedly Joston's best role...
12. Helen Keller Helen Keller Writer, Patience Helen Keller contracted a virulent childhood disease which resulted in complete loss of sight and hearing at nineteen months. Her parents futilely sought help for her, as did family friend Alexander Graham Bell. Finally, when Keller was seven, Annie Sullivan, a young teacher, was hired by the family...
13. Tito Puente Tito Puente Soundtrack, Blow Ernest "Tito" Anthony Puente was the eldest son of Puerto Rican parents. His mother called him "Ernestito" which means "Little Ernest", which was later shortened to "Tito". His mother saw his musical potential and enrolled him in piano classes. Eventually he attended the Juilliard School of Music from 1945-47 on the GI bill...
14. Arlene Grayson Arlene Grayson Producer, Pilot
15. Christopher Bates Christopher Bates Production Manager, The Man with the Iron Fists In 17 years in the film business, Christopher Bates has traveled the world to shoot over 25 studio and independent feature films on location in the USA, Europe & Asia. Chris has experience from development through post-production, including co-founding management of a digital media services company in Los Angeles...
16. David Ruffin David Ruffin Self, Episode #9.5 The man most of us know by his unmistakable, calming yet disturbed raspy voice was born Davis Eli Ruffin on January 18, 1941, in Whynot, Mississippi. His father, Eli Ruffin, was a Baptist minister. Only months after his birth his mother Ophelia Ruffin died, and his father later remarried, to a schoolteacher...
17. John Barry John Barry Production Designer, Star Wars John Barry was a British production designer. Started his career in the art department of the movie Cleopatra (1963). He is known chiefly for his imaginative design work on "Star Wars" and "Superman: The Movie". Barry got the opportunity to direct the sci-fi movie "Saturn 3" but was replaced during filming...
18. Norton Simon Norton Simon Self, The Art of Norton Simon Born into a moderately wealthy Jewish family in Portland, Oregon, Simon was largely raised in the San Francisco area and ultimately detoured from his family's planned career in law, dropping out of his second year at University of California at Berkeley to found a sheet metal distribution company in 1924...
19. Kate Chappell Kate Chappell Visual Effects, Divergent
20. Donald E. Smith Donald E. Smith Thanks, Dogma
21. Russell Hicks Russell Hicks Actor, The Little Foxes Tall, distinguished-looking Russell Hicks appeared in almost 300 films in his more than 40-year career (although his first known screen appearance was in 1915, he has screenwriting credits as early as 1913, so it's possible his screen debut was earlier than credited). His cultured bearing, grandfatherly appearance and soothing...
22. Yves Saint-Laurent Yves Saint-Laurent Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Pink Panther
23. Garry Owen Garry Owen Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
24. Eric Barker Eric Barker Actor, Carry on Constable One of the most familiar faces in British comedy, Eric Barker got his start in show business during World War II, when he was part of the armed forces radio show "Merry Go Round". After the war the show continued, though renamed "The Waterlogged Spa", with Barker and his wife, Pearl Hackney. The show's success led to Barker's starring in other radio shows...
25. Geoffrey Toone Geoffrey Toone Actor, The King and I Distinguished character actor and one time matinée idol Geoffrey Toone appeared in some of London's most famous stage productions of the 20th century. A stalwart of the Old Vic Theatre since the early 1930s, he worked with stars such as Ralph Richardson and Roger Livesey, and went on to appear in John Gielgud's magisterial 1934 production of Hamlet...
26. Anita Sharp-Bolster Anita Sharp-Bolster Actress, The Lost Weekend
27. Leon Belasco Leon Belasco Actor, Can-Can
28. Freeman King Freeman King Actor, Fletch
29. Ján Kadár Ján Kadár Director, The Shop on Main Street
30. Milton Subotsky Milton Subotsky Producer, The City of the Dead Milton Subotsky, a major British filmmaker, joined with Max Rosenberg in 1962 to form Amicus Productions to produce low- to medium-budget horror and anthology films (they also formed Cinerama Releasing in 1966), usually shot in England and Scotland. These included The House That Dripped Blood, Dr. Phibes Rises Again...
31. Brandon Brady Brandon Brady Actor, The Double Man
32. Frank D'Amico Frank D'Amico Actor, The Flyboys Frank D'Amico was the son of a Teamster (Local 456), and his mother worked for RKO Movie Theaters, where Frank learned to love the entertainment industry, while watching actors like Humphrey Bogart, Bob Hope, Don Deluise, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Elvis, Jack Lemon, Jimmy Durante, James Cagney, Marlin Brando, Robert DeNiro, and Al Pacino, just to name a few...
33. Audrey Young Audrey Young Actress, Love Me or Leave Me
34. Hank Ketcham Hank Ketcham Writer, Dennis the Menace Hank Ketcham was born on March 14, 1920, in Seattle; he wanted to be a cartoonist since age 6. In 1938, Hank left college after his freshman year. He went to California to work as an animator, first for Walter Lantz, creator of Woody Woodpecker. Later Hank worked for Walt Disney, where he helped draw "Bambi" and Donald Duck shorts...
35. Eddie Smith Eddie Smith Stunts, Scarface
36. Thomas Merdis Thomas Merdis Actor, My Cousin Vinny
37. Joseph Strick Joseph Strick Producer, Ulysses
38. Irving Hellman Irving Hellman Actor, Pee-wee's Big Adventure
39. Mary Kornman Mary Kornman Actress, The Desert Trail Born in Idaho in 1915, perky blonde Mary Kornman's acting career began at age five. She made her "name" as the cute, spunky little girl in the 1920s' "Our Gang" shorts, and was often paired with Mickey Daniels. The two returned to the screen as a pair again several years after leaving the "Rascals"...
40. Leo Slezak Leo Slezak Actor, Zirkus Saran First known as an operatic tenor, especially renowned for his Wagnerian work, he would eventually quit singing and become a comedian in Austrian films.
41. Peter George Peter George Writer, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
42. Tony Quinn Tony Quinn Actor, The Lavender Hill Mob
43. Karlheinz Hackl Karlheinz Hackl Actor, The Wall
44. Joseph Olita Joseph Olita Actor, Amin: The Rise and Fall
45. Monte Collins Monte Collins Actor, Midnight Blunders
46. Gerald James Gerald James Actor, The Man with the Golden Gun
47. Peg La Centra Peg La Centra Actress, Humoresque Peg LaCentra, born in 1910, grew up in Boston. She very briefly attended the New England Conservatory of Music, studying piano. She also attended the Katharine Gibbs Finishing School and the Fenway Academy of Dramatic Art, as her early goal was to become an actress. Before moving to New York in 1931...
48. Malcolm St. Clair Malcolm St. Clair Director, The Goat The son of a famous architect, California-born and -educated Mal St.Clair worked as a cartoonist for the Los Angeles Express before his first movie job as an extra and gagman at Keystone in 1915. After service in World War I, he returned to the film business, this time as a director alternating between Fox and Mack Sennett...
49. Geoffrey Russell Geoffrey Russell Actor, Murder by Decree
50. Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Writer, Mera Naam Joker
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