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1. Richard Dawson Richard Dawson Actor, The Running Man Richard Dawson was born Colin Lionel Emm on November 20, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England. When he was 14, he joined the Merchant Marines and served for three years. During that time, he made money boxing. He had to lie about his age and remain tough so the older guys would not hassle him. In the late 1950s...
2. Rex Harrison Rex Harrison Actor, My Fair Lady Born in 1908 in Lancashire, England, Reginald Carey Harrison changed his name to Rex as a young boy, knowing it was the Latin word for King. Starting out on his theater career at age 18, his first job at the Liverpool Rep Theatre was nearly his last - dashing across the stage to say his one line, made his entrance and promptly blew it...
3. Mel Ferrer Mel Ferrer Actor, The Longest Day Actor/director/producer Mel Ferrer was born Melchor Gaston Ferrer on August 25, 1917, in Elberon, New Jersey. The son of a Cuban-born surgeon and a Manhattan socialite, he went to prep school and attended Princeton University. From the age of 15 he worked in summer stock. After Princeton he became an editor on a small Vermont newspaper and wrote a children's book...
4. Kathryn Joosten Kathryn Joosten Actress, Wedding Crashers Kathryn is best known for her portrayals of "Karen McCluskey" on Desperate Housewives on ABC and of "Mrs. Landingham", secretary to the President (Martin Sheen), on the critically-acclaimed NBC drama, The West Wing. She has also recurred on Dharma & Greg, and guest-starred on many hit television series...
5. Imogene Coca Imogene Coca Actress, National Lampoon's Vacation Imogene Coca is best remembered for playing opposite Sid Caesar in the live 90-minute Your Show of Shows, which ran every Saturday night in regular season on NBC from February 1950 to June 1954. Their repertoire of comedy acts included the very memorable, hilarious, timeless and irreconcilable married couple Charlie and Doris Hickenlooper...
6. Jim Hutton Jim Hutton Actor, The Green Berets Described in the press as the heir apparent to James Stewart and Jack Lemmon, Jim Hutton broke-out of the pack with his funny, awkward TV Thompson in Where the Boys Are. Son of Col. Thomas R. Hutton and Helen Ryan, his parents divorced when he was an infant and Jim recalled seeing his father only twice before his death...
7. Jack Gilford Jack Gilford Actor, Cocoon Jack Gilford was born in Brooklyn, New York, as Yankel Gellman. He began his career in the Amateur Nights of the 1930s moving on to nightclubs as an innovative comedian doing satire and pantomime. He was a regular at the Greenwich Village nightspot, Cafe Society and hosted shows featuring Zero Mostel...
8. Stephen Boyd Stephen Boyd Actor, Ben-Hur Stephen Boyd was born William Millar on July 4, 1931, at Glengormley, Northern Ireland, one of nine children of Martha Boyd and Canadian truck driver James Alexander Millar, who worked for Fleming's on Tomb Street in Belfast. He attended Glengormley & Ballyrobert primary school and then moved on to Ballyclare High School and studied bookkeeping at Hughes Commercial Academy...
9. Raj Kapoor Raj Kapoor Actor, Sangam Raj Kapoor was the son of well-known Indian actor Prithviraj Kapoor, who acted both in film and on stage. After apprenticing in the Bollywood production studios of the 1940's, at 24 years of age Raj Kapoor produced, directed and acted in Aag, with his new company, RK Films. His next production...
10. Dick Cusack Dick Cusack Actor, The Fugitive
11. Pilar Seurat Pilar Seurat Actress, Wolf in the Fold Born Rita Hernandez in Manila, Philippines, Pilar Seurat moved to Los Angeles in her childhood and started out as a dancer in Ken Murray's "Blackouts" troupe. In the late 1950s she started her acting career in several guest TV appearances, and was often considered at the top of the list whenever a part for an Asian woman needed to be filled...
12. Ann Nelson Ann Nelson Actress, My Girl
13. Lou Gehrig Lou Gehrig Actor, Rawhide Lou Gehrig is remembered as baseball's "Iron Horse" and used to own the major league record for the 2,130 consecutive games that he played for the New York Yankees between 1925 and 1939, where he had a .340 career batting average, making him one of the greatest hitters of all time. Henry Louis Gehrig was born in the Yorkville section of Manhattan...
14. Leo Gorcey Leo Gorcey Actor, Angels with Dirty Faces Leo Gorcey's parents were actor Bernard Gorcey (born 1888) who stood 4' 10", and Josephine Condon (born 1901), who stood 4' 11" and weighed 95 pounds; they worked in vaudeville in New York. In 1915, 14-year-old Josephine gave birth to Fred. In 1917, Leo was born, a large baby at 12 lb. 3 oz.; as an adult he would be 5' 6"...
15. Ray Combs Ray Combs Self, Family Challenge
16. Jean Hersholt Jean Hersholt Actor, Heidi If ever there was a Great Dane in Hollywood it was Jean Hersholt - and one of its great hearts as well. He was from a well-known Danish stage and entertainment family that had toured throughout Europe performing with young Jean as an essential cast member. He graduated from the Copenhagen Art School...
17. Nicholas R. Oleson Nicholas R. Oleson Actor, American History X
18. Rene Bond Rene Bond Actress, Country Cuzzins Rene Bond dominated early '70s Los Angeles porn, appearing in about 300 films and loops. She entered porn in the late 1960s for the usual reason, money. In her own words "I had some friends who were working in porno, and I needed the money. So they said they'd introduce me to some people, and they did...
19. Bo Diddley Bo Diddley Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street Ever heard "I Want Candy" or "Not Fade Away" or "Willie & The Hand Jive", Shirley & Company's "Shame, Shame, Shame" or U2's "Desire" or George Michael's "Faith"? If you have, then you've heard the "Bo Diddley beat", the most famous beat in the world! One of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll...
20. Dorothy Stickney Dorothy Stickney Actress, I Never Sang for My Father Dorothy, who was born in Dickinson, North Dakota, studied acting in Minneapolis. After several years in summer stock and vaudeville, she made her debut on Broadway in 1926 in "The Squall," and achieved notoriety in a Her father, Victor Hugo Stickney, was a doctor who made house calls on horseback; he was among the first 10 elected to the National Cowboy Hall of Fame...
21. Marc Christian Marc Christian Self, Marc Christian
22. Chloe Jones Chloe Jones Actress, Inside the Mind of Chloe Jones
23. Larisa Shepitko Larisa Shepitko Director, The Ascent
24. Bill Dial Bill Dial Producer, Slay It Again, Sam
25. George S. Kaufman George S. Kaufman Writer, A Night at the Opera George S. Kaufman, one of the most famous and successful American playwrights of the 20th century, was born on November 16, 1889 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With the possible exception of Neil Simon, no other comic playwright enjoyed more popular success or exerted more influence over the American stage and cinema than did Kaufman...
26. Vittorio Duse Vittorio Duse Actor, The Godfather: Part III
27. Forrest Lewis Forrest Lewis Actor, All That Heaven Allows
28. Peter Pagan Peter Pagan Actor, Nine 1/2 Weeks
29. Albert Lamorisse Albert Lamorisse Director, The Red Balloon A former photographer, he turned to directing short subjects in the late 40s, soon acquiring an international reputation for the poetic quality of his short and medium-length films involving the fantasy world of children. Both his White Mane and The Red Balloon received a grand prize at the Cannes Film Festival...
30. Robert Carson Robert Carson Actor, The Ten Commandments
31. Anthony 'Scooter' Teague Anthony 'Scooter' Teague Actor, West Side Story Scooter attended Jacksboro High School from 1953 to 1955. He always wanted to be in entertainment. He got the role Big Deal in West Side Story and has been in several other films as well including How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and received a role in the Elvis Presley film The Trouble with Girls and did several stage productions as well...
32. John Alton John Alton Cinematographer, Elmer Gantry Starting out in 1924 as a lab technician at MGM, John Alton left there for Paramount to become a cameraman. He traveled to France and then to South America, where he wrote, photographed and directed several Spanish-language films. Returning to Hollywood in 1937, he soon achieved a reputation as one of the industry's most accomplished cinematographers...
33. Dorothy DeBorba Dorothy DeBorba Actress, Pups Is Pups
34. Leon Pownall Leon Pownall Actor, Dead Poets Society
35. Jayant Jayant Actor, Madhumati
36. Larry Delaney Larry Delaney Actor, Westworld
37. Jack Daly Jack Daly Actor, Return of the Fly
38. Philip Dunne Philip Dunne Writer, The Last of the Mohicans
39. Sylvester Ritter Sylvester Ritter Actor, WrestleMania III The man who would eventually become known as the Junk Yard Dog was born on December 13, 1953, in Wadesboro, North Carolina. He played football & wrestled in high school and was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1975 after graduating from Fayetville State University, but was cut after blowing out his knee...
40. Yvan Labelle Yvan Labelle Actor, Black Robe
41. Bruno Eichgrün Bruno Eichgrün Actor, Erzgauner
42. Freddy Blassie Freddy Blassie Actor, WrestleMania 2 Fred Blassie was born and raised in the St. Louis, Missouri, area. Accounts about his early athletic career do not quite agree, but he first tried to make his mark as a boxer, despite warnings that his arms were too short. After being pounded by a longer-limbed opponent, he switched to professional wrestling...
43. Sergio Ramos Sergio Ramos Actor, El mil hijos
44. Zamah Cunningham Zamah Cunningham Actress, Baby the Rain Must Fall
45. Lya Lys Lya Lys Actress, L'Age d'Or
46. Cullen Johnson Cullen Johnson Actor, Blood and Sand
47. Hugo Van Lawick Hugo Van Lawick Cinematographer, People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe
48. Marc van Uchelen Marc van Uchelen Actor, The Assault
49. Jo Anna March Jo Anna March Actress, A Relative Thing
50. Mark Tuttle Mark Tuttle Writer, A Case of Sour Grapes
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