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1. Michael Rennie Michael Rennie Actor, The Day the Earth Stood Still The British actor Michael Rennie worked as a car salesman and factory manager before he turned to acting. A meeting with a Gaumont-British Studios casting director led to Rennie's first acting job - that of stand-in for Robert Young in Secret Agent directed by Alfred Hitchcock. He put his film career on hold for a few years to get some acting experience on the stage...
2. Spencer Tracy Spencer Tracy Actor, Judgment at Nuremberg Spencer Tracy was born four years after his brother Carroll to truck salesman John Edward and Caroline Brown Tracy. He attended Marquette Academy along with Pat O'Brien and the two left school to enlist in the Navy at the start of World War I. He was still at Norfolk Navy Yard in Virginia at the end of the war...
3. Rainer Werner Fassbinder Rainer Werner Fassbinder Writer, The Marriage of Maria Braun Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and even antigay...
4. Elizabeth Hartman Elizabeth Hartman Actress, The Secret of NIMH Elizabeth Hartman was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio. She was the middle of three children. She soon appeared in a play, "A Clearing in the Woods", in high school and, at that point, she knew she wanted to be an actress. After high school graduation, she was accepted at Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh...
5. Jo Van Fleet Jo Van Fleet Actress, Cool Hand Luke Jo Van Fleet was born on December 30, 1914 in Oakland, California. She established herself as a notable dramatic actress on Broadway over several years, winning a Tony Award in 1954 for her skill in a difficult role, playing an unsympathetic, even abusive character, in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" with Lillian Gish and Eva Marie Saint...
6. Ray Charles Ray Charles Soundtrack, Ray A tragic fate may have given this visionary a heightened sensitivity, perception, awareness, even expansion to his obvious musical gifts that he may have never touched upon had he not suffered from his physical affliction. Whatever it was, Ray Charles revolutionized American music and was catapulted to legendary status by the time he died in Beverly Hills at age 73...
7. Jenny Maxwell Jenny Maxwell Actress, Blue Hawaii
8. Jean Desailly Jean Desailly Actor, The Soft Skin
9. George Chandler George Chandler Actor, Every Which Way But Loose After military service during the First World War, Chandler studied at the University of Illinois, financing his studies by playing jazz violin in a band. During the early 1920's, he returned to the vaudeville circuit and began in films from 1928. Most of his early efforts were short one- and two-reel comedies...
10. Richard Webb Richard Webb Actor, Out of the Past
11. Richard Quine Richard Quine Director, Bell Book and Candle
12. Tina Menard Tina Menard Actress, Straight Time
13. Valentin de Vargas Valentin de Vargas Actor, Touch of Evil
14. Louis L'Amour Louis L'Amour Writer, Hondo
15. Robert Chartoff Robert Chartoff Producer, Rocky
16. Bruno Lawrence Bruno Lawrence Actor, The Quiet Earth His diverse talents made this New Zealander a cult icon in his relatively short life. Born in Brighton, England, Bruno Lawrence (real name David Lawrence) settled in New Zealand as a pre-schooler and developed an early interest in the drums. He formed a dixie-land band at age 15 and made the various school and church dance rounds where he picked up the nickname Bruno...
17. John Gotti John Gotti Self, American Justice: Target - Mafia
18. Jeevan Jeevan Actor, Amar Akbar Anthony
19. Tenniel Evans Tenniel Evans Actor, 10 Rillington Place Tenniel Evans briefly attended the British Army officer training centre Sandhurst (1945-1946). He studied German and economics at St. Andrews University (1946-1949). He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (1949-1951) and acted on stage from 1951, although he also had an in-between job as a private school teacher near Northampton...
20. Les Dawson Les Dawson Self, Episode #1.4
21. William Inge William Inge Writer, Splendor in the Grass William (Motter) Inge brought small-town life in the American Midwest to Broadway with four successive dramatic triumphs: "Come Back Little Sheba" (1950), "Picnic" (1953; Pulitzer Prize), "Bus Stop" (1955) and "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" (1957). With the exception of his Academy Award-winning screenplay for Splendor in the Grass...
22. Adolph Zukor Adolph Zukor Miscellaneous Crew, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Adolph Zukor's success began with penny arcades, offering moving peepshows that evolved into nickelodeon theaters that offered longer, larger moving pictures. On July 12, 1912, he premiered the first feature-length film, Queen Elizabeth, featuring French actress Sarah Bernhardt that ran for 40 minutes...
23. Elie Kakou Elie Kakou Actor, La vérité si je mens!
24. Gabrielle Blunt Gabrielle Blunt Actress, Whisky Galore
25. Tom Spratley Tom Spratley Actor, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
26. Furankî Sakai Furankî Sakai Actor, Shogun
27. Peter von Zerneck Peter von Zerneck Actor, A Foreign Affair
28. Ray Daley Ray Daley Actor, The Five Pennies
29. Art Balinger Art Balinger Actor, The Towering Inferno
30. Patricia Jessel Patricia Jessel Actress, The City of the Dead
31. David Ellison David Ellison Actor, Wild Oats
32. Dean Santoro Dean Santoro Actor, Man from Atlantis
33. Helle Virkner Helle Virkner Actress, Flickering Lights
34. Melanie York Melanie York Actress, Queen for a Day
35. Terry Forrestal Terry Forrestal Stunts, Titanic
36. Mikki Jamison Mikki Jamison Actress, The Sea Gypsies
37. Roy Radin Roy Radin Uncategorised
38. Vivienne Osborne Vivienne Osborne Actress, Two Seconds
39. Leon Griffiths Leon Griffiths Writer, Minder
40. Ernie Flatt Ernie Flatt Miscellaneous Crew, The Judy Garland Show
41. Stephen Bray Stephen Bray Actor, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
42. Alan Blakley Alan Blakley Self, Big Beat '64
43. Stanley Lupino Stanley Lupino Actor, Happy
44. Frank Lawton Frank Lawton Actor, A Night to Remember
45. Frank Patterson Frank Patterson Soundtrack, Gangs of New York
46. Eliot Asinof Eliot Asinof Writer, Eight Men Out
47. Lewis R. Foster Lewis R. Foster Writer, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Prolific composer, songwriter, author and director, educated at the University of California. He began his directorial and film-writing career in 1920. He also worked as a newspaperman in San Francisco. He joined ASCAP in 1960.
48. Jack Johnson Jack Johnson Self, As the World Rolls On Jack Johnson, one of the greatest professional boxers in history and the first African American to wear the world's heavyweight championship belt, is one of the seminal figures in sports and American social history as he was both a mirror on and lightning rod for racism. Many white Americans could not...
49. Seamus Kelly Seamus Kelly Actor, Moby Dick
50. David Brierly David Brierly Actor, Threads
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