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1. Anton Yelchin Anton Yelchin Actor, Star Trek Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis, Chekov in the Star Trek reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy. He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His parents, Irina Korina and Viktor Yelchin...
2. James Gandolfini James Gandolfini Actor, The Sopranos James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, New Jersey, to Santa (Penna), a high school lunchlady, and James Joseph Gandolfini, Sr., a bricklayer and head school janitor. His parents were both of Italian origin. Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin...
3. Jean Arthur Jean Arthur Actress, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington This marvelous screen comedienne's best asset was only muffled during her seven years' stint in silent films. That asset? It was, of course, her squeaky, frog-like voice, which silent-era cinema audiences had simply no way of perceiving, much less appreciating. Jean Arthur, born Gladys Georgianna Greene in upstate New York...
4. Ed Wynn Ed Wynn Actor, Alice in Wonderland Long-time star comedian in vaudeville who, at the urging of his actor son, Keenan Wynn, would late in life take up acting, both light and serious. He is especially remembered for his role in the Playhouse 90 television drama "Requiem for a Heavyweight" and in the film Mary Poppins.
5. Richard Lynch Richard Lynch Actor, Halloween Richard Hugh Lynch was born on February 12, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Irish immigrant parents. He was one of seven children. Before starting a career as an actor, he joined the United States Marine Corps in 1958. He served for four years where he made Corporal, and did a tour of the Middle East with the Sixth Fleet...
6. Will Wright Will Wright Actor, Adam's Rib One of those familiar character actors who seems to have been born old, Will Wright specialized in playing crusty old codgers, rich skinflints, crooked small-town politicians and the like. A former newspaper reporter in San Francisco, he switched careers and entered vaudeville, then took to the stage...
7. Sunny Johnson Sunny Johnson Actress, Flashdance
8. Götz George Götz George Actor, Tatort Götz George, born in Berlin in 1938, is the son of the famous actor Heinrich George and his wife, the actress Berta Drews. After first appearances on the stage of Berlin's Hebbel Theater during his childhood, Götz George was trained as an actor by the recognized teacher Else Bongers. At the age of 15...
9. Geraldine Brooks Geraldine Brooks Actress, Possessed A resolute, blue-eyed brunette with attractive, slightly pinched features, Geraldine Brooks was born to a Dutch couple on October 29, 1925, in New York City. Her parents had a theater-based background -- father, James Stroock, owned a top costume company and mother, Bianca, was a costume designer and stylist...
10. Ursula Thiess Ursula Thiess Actress, Bandido Gorgeous was too tame a word for this foreigner stunner. Glamorous brunette beauty Ursula Thiess was born Ursula Schmidt in Hamburg Germany on May 15, 1924, the daughter of Hans Schmidt, who managed a printing company, and Wilhelmine Lange, her turbulent childhood including working as compulsory farm...
11. Don Diamond Don Diamond Actor, The Adventures of Kit Carson Brooklyn-born Don Diamond's most famous role is probably that of the scheming and ambitious, but inept and somewhat cowardly, underling Crazy Cat to Frank DeKova's Chief Wild Eagle in the cult western comedy series F Troop. By the time he got that role he had been an actor for quite some time...
12. Vince Flynn Vince Flynn Writer, American Assassin After graduating from college, Vince Flynn went to work for Kraft General Foods, where he was an account and sales marketing specialist. Although he enjoyed his job, something was missing. Flynn wanted a challenge, and in 1990 he left Kraft to accept an aviation candidate slot with the United States Marine Corps...
13. Frank Borzage Frank Borzage Director, A Farewell to Arms
14. Anthony Bate Anthony Bate Actor, Ghost Story An immaculate gent of sober appearance and cultivated presence, Bate was seemingly destined to play spymasters and senior civil servants. Lean, pale-eyed and of deceptively mild intonation, he was capable of unnervingly icy composure, never more effectively displayed than as the chameleon-like Soviet mole Kim Philby in ITV's telemovie Philby, Burgess and Maclean...
15. Olga Georges-Picot Olga Georges-Picot Actress, The Day of the Jackal
16. J.M. Barrie J.M. Barrie Writer, Hook
17. Teru Shimada Teru Shimada Actor, You Only Live Twice
18. Natalie Talmadge Natalie Talmadge Actress, Our Hospitality Natalie Talmadge was the middle daughter of the original "stage mother", Margaret Talmadge (Peg). Her two sisters, Constance Talmadge (the comedienne) and Norma Talmadge (the tragedian) were also in the movies, and had their own production companies, bankrolled by Norma's husband in the 1920s, Joseph M. Schenck...
19. Antonio Aguilar Antonio Aguilar Actor, Zapata Born in Villanueva, Zacatecas, to Jesús Aguilar y Aguilar and Ángela Márquez Barraza Valle, Antonio Aguilar is one of the most iconic actor-singers of Mexican cinema. He began his singing career in the 1940's and then debuted in national Mexican cinema in 1952, during its Golden era. Later in his acting career...
20. Coluche Coluche Actor, Tchao pantin
21. Gerry Goffin Gerry Goffin Soundtrack, Forrest Gump
22. Lotte Reiniger Lotte Reiniger Director, Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed
23. Manute Bol Manute Bol Self, Celebrity Boxing 2
24. Colin McCormack Colin McCormack Actor, First Knight Colin McCormack was born on December 2, 1941, in Cardiff, Wales. His father was a railway worker. He was educated at King's College in Cardiff, then studied at the Cardiff Art College before training at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. There, he met his future wife, the actress Wendy Allnutt...
25. Klausjürgen Wussow Klausjürgen Wussow Actor, Die Schwarzwaldklinik
26. Nate Esformes Nate Esformes Actor, All the President's Men
27. Laura Sadler Laura Sadler Actress, Holby City
28. Tommy Lee Tommy Lee Actor, The Sand Pebbles
29. Hans Moser Hans Moser Actor, Hallo Dienstmann
30. Krista Nell Krista Nell Actress, The Bloodsucker Leads the Dance
31. Darrell Howe Darrell Howe Actor, Anatomy of a Psycho
32. James Salter James Salter Writer, Downhill Racer Salter is considered one of the finest "writers' writers" in the U.S. in the second half of the 20th century. Born in 1925 in Passaic, NJ, Salter had his work published in _Poetry_ magazine while still in high school. His father, a former West Pointer, convinced him to attend the military institute...
33. William Golding William Golding Writer, Lord of the Flies
34. Warner Richmond Warner Richmond Actor, Child Bride Werner Paul Raetzmann was one of seven children born to a German-born father and Wisconsin-born mother. He and one brother decided to change their last name to Richmond. Living in rural Wisconsin, he became an expert horseman as a young man, and this skill would later earn him roles in western movies...
35. Slim Whitman Slim Whitman Soundtrack, Close Encounters of the Third Kind
36. Branko Tatic Branko Tatic Actor, The Ninth Circle
37. Billy Cook Billy Cook Actor, Beau Geste
38. Jandhyala Jandhyala Writer, Aha Naa Pellanta
39. Lois Butler Lois Butler Actress, Mickey
40. Miguel Morayta Miguel Morayta Director, El mártir del Calvario
41. Eddie Vartan Eddie Vartan Composer, Le cri du cormoran, le soir au-dessus des jonques
42. Mel Ferber Mel Ferber Director, The Joey Bishop Show
43. G. David Schine G. David Schine Producer, The French Connection
44. Tommy Eytle Tommy Eytle Actor, EastEnders
45. Ken Roberts Ken Roberts Miscellaneous Crew, Texas
46. Ethel Rosenberg Ethel Rosenberg Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg was born in New York City to Barnet and Tessie Greenglass. The family was very poor and lived in a shabby, unheated tenement. Ethel, the only daughter, attended Hebrew schools and Seward Park High School, graduating at age 15. She became a clerk for a shipping company, but...
47. Mark Patrick Carducci Mark Patrick Carducci Writer, Pumpkinhead
48. Sam Giancana Sam Giancana Actor, Peep Show
49. Mario Soldati Mario Soldati Writer, Waterloo Mario Soldati studied by the Jesuits and in the 1920s was acquainted with liberal intellectuals who gathered around Piero Gobetti. He wrote his first play ("Pilatus") when he was 18, and published hist first short story collection ("Salmace") in 1929. In 1935 he reached literary success with "America primo amore" (America First Love)...
50. Gustaf Molander Gustaf Molander Director, Intermezzo He attended the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school 1907-1909 and went on to become an actor at the same theatre 1913-1926. His first work for the movies was the script to Thomas Graals bästa film and the follow-up Thomas Graals bästa barn. He made his directing debut with Bodakungen. During the 1920s he made his first movies based on the Selma Lagerlöf novels...
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