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1. Eli Wallach Eli Wallach Actor, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly One of Hollywood's finest character / "Method" actors, Eli Wallach was in demand for over 60 years (first film/TV role was 1949) on stage and screen, and has worked alongside the world's biggest stars, including Clark Gable, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, Yul Brynner, Peter O'Toole, and Al Pacino, to name but a few...
2. Jackie Gleason Jackie Gleason Music Department, Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine Comedian, actor, composer and conductor, educated in New York public schools. He was a master of ceremonies in amateur shows, a carnival barker, daredevil driver and a disc jockey., and later a comedian in night clubs. By the mid-1950s he had turned to writing original music and recording a series of popular and best-selling albums with his orchestra for Capitol Records...
3. Brian Keith Brian Keith Actor, Family Affair Son of character actor Robert Keith and stage actress Helena Shipman. He grew up on the road with his parents while they toured in plays. First appeared at age 3 in film Pied Piper Malone with his father. Began acting in radio programs and on stage before World War II. Joined the Marines and served as a machine gunner...
4. David Tomlinson David Tomlinson Actor, Mary Poppins David Tomlinson is best known for his role as George Banks in Walt Disney's Mary Poppins. As a youth he spent a short spell in the guards where he survived the trauma of a plane crash. He began his film career in the pre-war British film Quiet Wedding and followed that with Leslie Howard's 'Pimpernel' Smith...
5. Paul Winchell Paul Winchell Actor, The AristoCats Born Paul Wilchinsky on December 21, 1922, the son of Sol and Clara Wilchinsky, Paul Winchell grew up to be the most beloved ventriloquist of American children. Ironically, as famous as Paul was, his dummy, Jerry Mahoney, was probably more famous. Not since Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in the previous two decades had a ventriloquist and his dummy known equal celebrity...
6. Bernie Worrell Bernie Worrell Soundtrack, Friday
7. James Grout James Grout Actor, The First Lady
8. Rudolf Sieber Rudolf Sieber Producer, Die glückliche Mutter Husband of actress Marlene Dietrich, whom he introduced to Josef von Sternberg who in turn starred her in The Blue Angel. Although they only lived together for the first five years of their marriage, Sieber and Dietrich never divorced. Sieber was living on a chicken ranch in the San Fernando Valley when he died following a lengthy illness.
9. Lucile Watson Lucile Watson Actress, Waterloo Bridge Unsmiling character player Lucile Watson was one of Hollywood's most indomitable mothers of the 1930s and 1940s...and you can take that both ways. The archetypal matriarch who enhanced scores of plush, soapy, Victorian-styled drama, her prickly pears could be insufferable indeed and heaven help anyone who gathered up the courage to take them on...
10. Valentine Dyall Valentine Dyall Actor, The Haunting He could have been described as the "British Vincent Price". This distinguished actor was probably best known for his voice work. His low, resonant and mellifluous tones were employed to chill and excite for at least half a century. His most famous radio role was as "The Man In Black", back in the late 1940s...
11. Vladimir Garin Vladimir Garin Actor, The Return
12. William Keighley William Keighley Director, The Adventures of Robin Hood William Keighley's professional career spanned three distinct mediums: the theatre, motion pictures and, finally, radio. Initially trained as a stage actor and Broadway director, he arrived in Hollywood shortly after the advent of sound, landing a job with Warner Brothers (where he spent most of his career) as an assistant director and dialog director before helming his first film there in 1932...
13. Tommy Godfrey Tommy Godfrey Actor, Love Thy Neighbour
14. Polly Williams Polly Williams Actress, The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella Polly Williams was born in Sussex, England on 5th January 1950. She was the third child of the actor and dramatist Hugh Williams from his second marriage to the Australian-born actress and dramatist Margaret Vyner. She was educated at Cobham Hall in Kent and at finishing school in Madrid, Spain. She had a career as an actress and model...
15. Boris Kaufman Boris Kaufman Cinematographer, 12 Angry Men Boris Kaufman, the Oscar-winning cinematographer who shot Jean Vigo's oeuvre and helped introduce a neo-realistic style into American films, was born on August 24, 1897, in Bialystok, Poland, then part of the Russian Empire. The youngest son of librarians, the Soviet directors Denis Kaufman (a.k.a...
16. Bud Westmore Bud Westmore Makeup Department, The Virginian
17. Barbara Weeks Barbara Weeks Actress, The Violent Years
18. Carlos Gardel Carlos Gardel Soundtrack, Frida Known as El Zorzal Criollo, the songbird of Buenos Aires, Carlos Gardel is a legendary figure in Uruguay and Argentina. He was born on December 11st, 1890, in Toulouse (France). His place of birth have been claimed by the Uruguayans and Argentinians, however, his Birth Certificate and his Will proves...
19. Edmund Breon Edmund Breon Actor, Dressed to Kill
20. Jack Kosslyn Jack Kosslyn Actor, Magnum Force
21. Mick Aston Mick Aston Miscellaneous Crew, Time Team
22. Imogen Claire Imogen Claire Actress, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Stark-looking Imogen Claire, the British dancer, choreographer and actress, was born in London in 1943 and trained at the Royal Ballet School. She went on to study at the London Dance Theatre and progressed to principal roles. As an actress with a decided taste for the avant garde, she became a regular player in the splashy...
23. Dorothy Lee Dorothy Lee Actress, Plane Crazy After finishing high school, Dorothy Lee went to vaudeville, sang with Fred Waring and His Pennsylvaninans and made her film debut in Syncopation. In Rio Rita she was teamed with Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey and appeared in almost all of their movies, like Margaret Dumont in The Marx Brothers' films...
24. Amanda del Llano Amanda del Llano Actress, Pepe El Toro
25. Ken Barker Ken Barker Stunts, Batman
26. Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland Self, President Cleveland and President McKinley Grover Cleveland is the only man to serve two, non-consecutive terms as President of the United States, occupying the Oval Office from 1885 to 1889 and from 1893 to 1897. He was the sole Democrat to serve as First Magistrate of the Republic from 1861 through 1913, when Woodrow Wilson, also a Democrat, was inaugurated as the 28th President...
27. Pinkas Braun Pinkas Braun Actor, Jörg Preda berichtet This lean, incisive, basso-voiced Swiss actor with the unsettling mephistophelean countenance was the son of a Galician-Jewish merchant. Pinkas Braun began his chosen vocation at the age of eighteen as an extra with the Zürcher Schauspielhaus (embracing what he considered the 'order and discipline' inherent in a theatrical career)...
28. Roy Dean Roy Dean Actor, Good Friday Multi-talented as a sportsman, stage designer, director, writer, actor and photographer. Dean made his stage debut while in his teens. A writer of short stories and TV dramas, he also designed a London production of Ibsen's "Master Builder" and appeared with great success on the New York stage with Orson Welles in "King Lear"...
29. Kent Holaday Kent Holaday Animation Department, The Simpsons
30. Mary Carr Mary Carr Actress, The Wizard of Oz American character actress famed for roles as mothers. Born in a Philadelphia suburb as Mary Kennevan, she became a schoolteacher, but soon gave it up for work as an actress in touring companies. She married actor William Carr and toured extensively with his company. After the turn of the century...
31. R.F. Delderfield R.F. Delderfield Writer, Operation Snafu
32. Frank Ripploh Frank Ripploh Actor, Taxi zum Klo
33. Catherine Doucet Catherine Doucet Actress, These Three American character actress from the theatre, former school teacher. On the New York stage since 1906 with 'Brown of Harvard', co-starring Laura Hope Crews. She acted under her maiden name Catherine Calhoun until 1920, then adopted the surname of her husband, the actor Paul Doucet, appearing almost exclusively in comedy...
34. Tomislav Gotovac Tomislav Gotovac Actor, Mondo Bobo
35. Marjorie Cameron Marjorie Cameron Actress, Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome Red haired, blue eyed Marjorie Cameron was born April 23, 1922, in Belle Plain, Iowa, and grew up in Wisconsin. Her parents were Hill Lislie Cameroun and Carrie V. (Ridenour) Cameroun. She was in the Navy in WWII, and served in Washington as an aide to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and as a photographer...
36. Alice Davenport Alice Davenport Actress, Caught in the Rain Alice was a silent screen comedic actress. She worked in a number of Keystone films and also appeared in the early films that Chaplin did. Other actors that Alice worked with who went on to become big stars were Mabel Normand and Marie Dressler. Alice was married and divorced from Broadway actor Harry Davenport...
37. Strongheart the Dog Strongheart the Dog Actor, The Return of Boston Blackie Strongheart, the German shepherd who was a canine superstar of American cinema, was born and raised in Imperial Germany, where he was trained to be a police dog and assigned to the German military during World War I. Called "Etzel von Oringer," the German shepherd was born on October 1, 1917, descended from a carefully bred line...
38. Kenny Washington Kenny Washington Actor, Pinky
39. Patsy Ramsey Patsy Ramsey
40. Nancy Roberts Nancy Roberts Actress, The Grove Family
41. Ted Hecht Ted Hecht Actor, So Proudly We Hail!
42. Jim Allen Jim Allen Writer, Land and Freedom
43. Clovis Bueno Clovis Bueno Art Director, Kiss of the Spider Woman
44. Jack Good Jack Good Actor, The Knife of the Party
45. Pierre Perrault Pierre Perrault Director, Pour la suite du monde Born in Montreal, Québec, Pierre Perrault went to law school before turning is attention to the cinema. Concerned more by real life then fiction, he makes movies in the 'cinéma direct' style. He filmed real people in real life situations listening to what they have to say and looking at how they do things. He is also a poet and a writer.
46. Henry Norell Henry Norell Actor, Oh, Those Bells
47. Henry G. Saperstein Henry G. Saperstein Producer, Mister Magoo
48. Archie Gottler Archie Gottler Soundtrack, I'll Be Home for Christmas Composer and director, educated at City College of New York and Long Island Business College. He composed the Broadway stage score for "Broadway Brevities", and wrote songs for the Ziegfeld Follies, Winter Garden revues, and English films and musicals. During World War II he worked in the Signal Corps Film Training Program...
49. Oskar Sima Oskar Sima Actor, Italienische Nacht This corpulent, balding character actor was a ubiquitous presence in German-speaking films for almost half a century. So much so, that a contemporary critic referred to him as 'the king of the supporting roles'. A baker's son, Sima had at first aspired to become a writer. When this somehow failed to materialise...
50. Barry Bernard Barry Bernard Actor, Limelight
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