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1. Meshach Taylor Meshach Taylor Actor, Designing Women Surrounded by four dazzling Southern-styled ladies on the hit sitcom Designing Women, genial African-American actor Meshach Taylor made a name for himself as the beleaguered male foil consistently at the mercy of the title gals' antics during its popular 7-season run. The Boston-born actor who entered life on April 11...
2. Rod Serling Rod Serling Writer, Planet of the Apes John Phillips is the name used by longtime television and film writer Rod Serling when he asked that his real name be removed as the writer of the pilot episode of the series "The New People" in 1969. While Serling's name remained as series developer, he was sufficiently annoyed with ABC- TV's editing of the pilot-- it was cut from 52 to 45 minutes to fit into a 90 minute time slot...
3. Jack Carter Jack Carter Self, Cavalcade of Stars
4. Joan Marshall Joan Marshall Actress, Bold Venture Born on June 9, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, Joan Marshall attended St. Clement's School. Looking far more mature than her age would indicate, when she was just 14 years old she auditioned for, and was hired, as a showgirl at Chicago's Chez Paree, one of the country's foremost nightclubs in the 1940s and 1950s...
5. Stanley Baker Stanley Baker Actor, Zulu Stanley Baker was unusual star material to emerge during the Fifties - when impossibly handsome and engagingly romantic leading men were almost de rigueur. Baker was forged from a rougher mould. His was good-looking, but his features were angular, taut, austere and unwelcoming. His screen persona was taciturn...
6. Frank Sutton Frank Sutton Actor, Gomer Pyle: USMC As the brash and bruising tough guy with wide, flaring nostrils, compact features and boorish, bullying personality, you could have placed bets that anyone who had the guts to go nose-to-nose against crew cut-wearing badger Frank Sutton had better be one tough order. Nope. Far from it. Sutton's most feared...
7. Fredi Washington Fredi Washington Actress, Imitation of Life Fredi Washington was a pioneering African-American actress whose fair skin and green eyes often were impediments to her showing her extraordinary acting skills. Her talent was often overlooked because of people's obsession with her race and color. In the few films in which she acted her enormous talent as an actress couldn't be hidden...
8. Leo Burmester Leo Burmester Actor, The Abyss Leo appeared in thirty-seven films, thirty-two television appearances and nine Broadway plays. He just completed a part on M. O. N. Y. directed by Spike Lee for NBC, and the revival of The Fantasticks off Broadway. He was nominated for Best Actor in Robert Altman's Rattlesnake in a Cooler and won the New York Fanny award for Best supporting actor in Ah Wilderness at New York's Lincoln Center...
9. Michael Ripper Michael Ripper Actor, The Mummy The British character actor Michael Ripper was born in 1913 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. His father was a speech therapist and encouraged him to participate in diction and public speaking competitions. From this, the young Michael gained an interest in acting and got his first taste of the stage through his father's amateur dramatics company...
10. Paul Stassino Paul Stassino Actor, Thunderball Phaedros Stassinos is a Greek-Cypriot actor whose international stage name is Paul Stassino. He was born in Cyprus but at age 17 left for the U.K. to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Spent most of his acting career in Britain. He appeared in British TV dramas such as Danger Man and The Saint...
11. Lennie Weinrib Lennie Weinrib Actor, Wait Till Your Father Gets Home
12. Helen Gahagan Helen Gahagan Actress, She This beautiful Broadway singer and actress appeared in only one film, portraying the forever-young ice goddess ("she who must be obeyed"), the title character in RKO's 1935 adaptation of H. Rider Haggard's tale, She, opposite Randolph Scott. In the latter 1940s, having entered politics, she would serve two terms in the lower house of the U.S...
13. Herbie Faye Herbie Faye Actor, The Phil Silvers Show
14. Fabián Bielinsky Fabián Bielinsky Writer, Nine Queens
15. José Iturbi José Iturbi Actor, Anchors Aweigh Temperamental, volatile Spanish-born pianist and conductor whose life and career were varied and often controversial. Born in Valencia, he was a child prodigy, giving piano recitals by the age of seven and supplementing the family income by playing for up to 14 hours daily at a silent cinema theatre...
16. Nils Poppe Nils Poppe Actor, The Seventh Seal While studying he became interested in acting and was discovered when performing in a school play. His talent for comedic acting made him known for the public when he debuted with Pengar - en tragikomisk saga (1947), which he directed himself. He is today best remembered for his character Fabian Bom...
17. Billy Mays Billy Mays Self, As Seen on TV
18. Terry Fox Terry Fox Self, Continuarà... Terrance Stanley "Terry" Fox was born on July 28, 1958 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The son of Betty Fox and Rolly Fox, Terry had three siblings: Older brother Fred Fox, younger sister Judy Alder-Fox, and younger brother Darrell Fox. His father Rolly was a switchman for the Canadian National Railway...
19. GG Allin GG Allin Thanks, Hated: GG Allin & the Murder Junkies Allin was born Kevin Michael Allin at Weeks' Memorial Hospital, in Lancaster, New Hampshire and grew up in East St. Johnsbury, VT. He grew up with his older brother Merle Allin and his mother Arleta, with whom he seemed to have a love/hate relationship. His father, Merle Sr., was a "backwoods" man who...
20. Kurt Raab Kurt Raab Actor, Tenderness of the Wolves
21. Elizabeth Allen Elizabeth Allen Self, Hollywood Goes to Town
22. King Calder King Calder Actor, Time Table
23. Charlotte Brosnan Charlotte Brosnan Actress, The Nephew Born in 1971, Charlotte Brosnan is the daughter of Cassandra Harris (d. 1991) and Dermot Harris (d. 1986); and the adopted daughter of Pierce Brosnan, who was married to Cassandra from 1977 until her death on 28 December, 1991. She has one brother, Christopher Brosnan (son of Cassandra and Dermot, who was also adopted by Pierce); one half-brother...
24. Joris Ivens Joris Ivens Director, A Tale of the Wind
25. Gary DeVore Gary DeVore Writer, Running Scared
26. Sean Adams Sean Adams Actor, Most Guys Today
27. Philippe Cousteau Sr. Philippe Cousteau Sr. Director, Voyage au bout du monde Philippe Sr. was born in Toulon, France just about the time his father Jacques Cousteau was inventing the Aqualung (or scuba tank as it is more commonly known) that would allow human kind to explore the oceans freely for the first time. At the age of four years wearing a miniature aqualung he had entered the sea behind his father...
28. Arne Mattsson Arne Mattsson Director, One Summer of Happiness
29. Roger Til Roger Til Actor, Stargate
30. Fred Travalena Fred Travalena Actor, The Buddy Holly Story
31. Scotty Moore Scotty Moore Soundtrack, The Departed
32. Irina Baronova Irina Baronova Actress, Toast to Love
33. Richard Carle Richard Carle Actor, Ninotchka
34. Hilde Krahl Hilde Krahl Actress, No Greater Love
35. Labros Konstadaras Labros Konstadaras Actor, Yparhei kai filotimo Labros Konstadaras (13 March 1913 - 28 June 1985) was one of the greatest actors of Greek theatre and cinema, excellent both in comedy and drama, with ancestry from Istanbul. He was the brother of actress Mitsi Konstadaras and father of former New Democracy MP Dimitris Konstadaras who gave him two grandchildren...
36. Pat Summitt Pat Summitt Self, Running Down a Dream
37. William Dufty William Dufty Writer, Lady Sings the Blues
38. Michael Burrell Michael Burrell Actor, Pink Floyd: The Wall
39. Archduke Franz Ferdinand Archduke Franz Ferdinand Self, Review of the Austrian Army Born on December 18, 1863, the eldest son of Archduke Karl-Ludwig von Habsburg and his wife, Princess Annunziata di Borbone, Franz Ferdinand was third in line to the thrown of the Austro-Hungarian Empire upon his birth. After his cousin Crown Prince Rudolf committed suicide in 1889 and his father died in 1896...
40. Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas Writer, Kireedam
41. Herkie Styles Herkie Styles Actor, The Bellboy
42. Ilka Windish Ilka Windish Actress, Taras Bulba Ilka Windish has played many dramatic roles in her acting career but none outweighs the fascinating drama of her own life. She was impressed by both Germans and Russians before escaping to the United States. Ilka was born in Vienna with a name no one could remember - Gerta Maria Theresa Honka Katherina Windish...
43. Michael Mineo Michael Mineo Actor, Life with Father
44. Michel Ricaud Michel Ricaud Director, Sexandroide
45. Hyun-mok Yoo Hyun-mok Yoo Director, Kim yakgukjib daldeul
46. Paul Keast Paul Keast Actor, The Mild West
47. Gudrun Brost Gudrun Brost Actress, The Virgin Spring
48. Tak-Hing Kwan Tak-Hing Kwan Actor, Lin Shi Rong When he was 13 years old, he joined an entertainment troupe on tour of Singapore. During these years he began to study performing. In 1932 he debuted in the film "Gor Nui Ching Chiu" ("Sentimental Song of Companions' Tide") playing a bit part, shot in San Francisco (USA). Soon he came back to Hong Kong to participate in anti-Japanese opposition movement...
49. Bobby Vernon Bobby Vernon Actor, Teddy at the Throttle Bobby Vernon was born in the U.S. in 1897, was trained in Vaudeville and became a talented comic in the silent era. He began working in 1913, appearing in Lon Chaney's Almost an Actress and later worked for Mack Sennett, who teamed him up with young Gloria Swanson in 9 comedies between 1916 and 1917...
50. Richard Bickenbach Richard Bickenbach Animation Department, The Flintstones
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