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1. Meshach Taylor Meshach Taylor Actor, Mannequin 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 A former boxer, paratrooper and general all-around angry young man, Rod Serling was one of the radical new voices that made the "Golden Age" of television. Long before Twilight Zone, he was known for writing such high-quality scripts as "Patterns" and "Requiem for a Heavyweight," both later turned into films (Patterns and Requiem for a Heavyweight)...
3. Frank Sutton Frank Sutton Actor, The Dummy 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...
4. 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...
5. Joan Marshall Joan Marshall Actress, Court Martial 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Lennie Weinrib Lennie Weinrib Actor, Bedknobs and Broomsticks
9. Billy Mays Billy Mays Self, Tool Guys
10. Fabián Bielinsky Fabián Bielinsky Writer, Nine Queens
11. Elizabeth Allen Elizabeth Allen Self, Hollywood Goes to Town
12. 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...
13. James Craig James Craig Actor, Kitty Foyle Tall, rugged James Craig's career as a contract player at MGM blossomed in the 1940's, mainly due to his resemblance to the 'King of Hollywood' 'Clark Gable' (who was then serving in the U.S. Army Air Force). The Rice Institute graduate had studied to be a physician until a sojourn in the movie capital persuaded him to try his luck as an actor...
14. 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...
15. Irina Baronova Irina Baronova Actress, Toast to Love
16. Stig Olin Stig Olin Actor, To Joy A distinguished actor, director and composer in Sweden; Stig Olin made his success in many areas of the Swedish entertainment business in the 1940s and 50s. As an actor, he claimed success when he played boyish characters and naive students on film. He was the actor who eventually took the claim of playing Ingmar Bergman's alter-ego in many of his early films...
17. Gary DeVore Gary DeVore Writer, Running Scared
18. Fred Travalena Fred Travalena Self, Baby Races
19. 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...
20. Michael Mineo Michael Mineo Actor, Life with Father
21. Herbie Faye Herbie Faye Actor, Thoroughly Modern Millie
22. GG Allin GG Allin Self, Hated: GG Allin & the Murder Junkies Allin was born Jesus Christ 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...
23. Joris Ivens Joris Ivens Director, Regen
24. Labros Konstadaras Labros Konstadaras Actor, A Matter of Earnestness 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...
25. José Iturbi José Iturbi Self, 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...
26. 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...
27. King Calder King Calder Actor, The Trouble with Templeton
28. Roger Til Roger Til Actor, Stargate
29. Michel Ricaud Michel Ricaud Director, Sexandroide
30. Matt Osborne Matt Osborne Actor, Starrcade
31. 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...
32. John Stears John Stears Special Effects, Star Wars
33. Kurt Raab Kurt Raab Actor, Why Does Herr R. Run Amok?
34. Herkie Styles Herkie Styles Actor, The Bellboy
35. Marion Pierce Marion Pierce Actress, His Butler's Sister Marion Dean Hughes was born in Greenwich, Connecticut. She received a B.A. from UCLA in 1932. As an actress she appeared on Broadway in "New Faces", "Three Waltzes" and "I Must Love Someone." In stock she appeared in "The Women" and "The Man Who Came to Dinner." She also appeared in the national tour...
36. Arne Mattsson Arne Mattsson Director, One Summer of Happiness
37. Archduke Franz Ferdinand Archduke Franz Ferdinand Uncategorised 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...
38. Robert Byrd Robert Byrd Actor, Gods and Generals A powerful representative and senator from the state of West Virginia, Robert Carlyle Byrd has left an impressive mark on American politics. One of the longest serving senators, he is considered "the Dean of the Senate" - a true master of the body's arcane rules and procedures. He lead the Senate Democrats from 1977-1986...
39. 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...
40. Lee Lukather Lee Lukather Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Cat Ballou
41. Lois Geary Lois Geary Actress, The Last Stand
42. Herb Tanney Herb Tanney Actor, Victor Victoria He attended Stuyvesant High School in New York City, then college at the University of Michigan and UCLA. He then received an M.D. degree from the University of Buffalo Medical School. He interned and was resident in Internal Medicine at Los Angeles County General Hospital. He also took a one-year fellowship in Endocrinology at USC...
43. Al Dempster Al Dempster Animation Department, Mary Poppins
44. Olive Sloane Olive Sloane Actress, Seven Days to Noon
45. Shawn Campbell Shawn Campbell Actor, Rachel, Rachel
46. William Dufty William Dufty Writer, Lady Sings the Blues
47. Michael Burrell Michael Burrell Actor, Pink Floyd The Wall
48. Bonnie Blair Bonnie Blair Actress, The Falcon's Alibi
49. Mischa Spoliansky Mischa Spoliansky Soundtrack, Magic in the Moonlight Mischa Spoliansky, the distinguished composer who was born on December 28, 1898 in Bialystok, Russia, was forced forced to flee his native Russia after the Revolution of 1905 and then his adopted Germaany after the Hitler's rise to power. His family emigrated to Germany in 1905. The product of a musical family - he was the son of an opera singer - young Mischa was a prodigy...
50. Paul Keast Paul Keast Actor, Hitchhiker
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