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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. Ted Manson Ted Manson Actor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. Ken Clark Ken Clark Actor, Attack of the Giant Leeches
10. 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...
11. George Martin George Martin Actor, Léon: The Professional
12. John Coleman John Coleman Art Department, Fingersmith
13. 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...
14. Yves Saint-Laurent Yves Saint-Laurent Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Pink Panther
15. Leon Belasco Leon Belasco Actor, Can-Can
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. Mike Marshall Mike Marshall Actor, Moonraker
19. Arlene Grayson Arlene Grayson Producer, Pilot
20. 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"...
21. Peter George Peter George Writer, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
22. Garry Owen Garry Owen Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
23. Jack Mulhall Jack Mulhall Actor, The Three Musketeers
24. Jean Hubert Jean Hubert Actress, Bye-Gones
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. Audrey Young Audrey Young Actress, Love Me or Leave Me
28. 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...
29. Ján Kadár Ján Kadár Director, The Shop on Main Street
30. Freeman King Freeman King Actor, Fletch
31. Marc van Uchelen Marc van Uchelen Actor, The Assault
32. Anita Sharp-Bolster Anita Sharp-Bolster Actress, The Lost Weekend
33. Joseph Strick Joseph Strick Producer, Ulysses
34. Eddie Smith Eddie Smith Stunts, Scarface
35. 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...
36. Rocío Jurado Rocío Jurado Self, Rocío... siempre
37. Donald E. Smith Donald E. Smith Thanks, Dogma
38. Harold Fong Harold Fong Actor, Up in Smoke
39. Thomas Merdis Thomas Merdis Actor, My Cousin Vinny
40. Frances Heflin Frances Heflin Actress, The Molly Maguires
41. Karlheinz Hackl Karlheinz Hackl Actor, The Wall
42. Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Writer, Mera Naam Joker
43. 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...
44. Steve Lubetkin Steve Lubetkin Self, The Comedy Store
45. Manolo Otero Manolo Otero Actor, Mi querida señorita
46. Brandon Brady Brandon Brady Actor, The Double Man
47. Gerald James Gerald James Actor, The Man with the Golden Gun
48. John Rutland John Rutland Actor, Chariots of Fire
49. Irving Hellman Irving Hellman Actor, Pee-wee's Big Adventure
50. Hank Ketcham Hank Ketcham Writer, Dennis the Menace Hank Ketcham took inspiration from the antics of his then-4-year-old son and created and launched one of the most successful comic strips in syndication. The year was 1951 and, before Ketcham's death in 2001, Dennis the Menace had become a familiar panel in the funny papers in at least 1,000 newspapers in 48 countries and in 19 languages...
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