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1. Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney Actress, White Christmas Rosemary Clooney was born in Maysville, Kentucky, to Marie Frances (Guilfoyle) and Andrew Joseph Clooney. She was one of five children. Her father was of Irish and German descent, and her mother was of Irish and English ancestry. She grew up in Maysville, where she and her sister Betty Clooney used to sing in her grandfather's mayoral election campaigns...
2. Lana Turner Lana Turner Actress, Peyton Place Lana Turner had an acting ability that belied the "Sweater Girl" image MGM thrust upon her, and even many of her directors admitted that they knew she was capable of greatness (check out The Postman Always Rings Twice). Unfortunately, her private life sometimes overshadowed her professional accomplishments. Lana Turner was born Julia Jean Mildred Francis Turner in Wallace...
3. Jayne Mansfield Jayne Mansfield Actress, The Girl Can't Help It One of the leading sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, film actress Jayne Mansfield was born Vera Jayne Palmer on April 19, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to Vera J. and Herbert W. Palmer. Her parents were well-to-do, with her father a successful attorney in Phillipburg, New Jersey, where Jayne began her girlhood...
4. William Hickey William Hickey Actor, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Son of Edward & Nora Hickey. Best known as the ancient Mafia don in Prizzi's Honor, Hickey had a long, distinguished career in film, television, and the stage. Began career as a child actor on the variety stage. Made Broadway debut as walk-on in George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" (1951 production, starring Uta Hagen)...
5. Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn Actress, The Philadelphia Story Born May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was devastated at age 14 to find him dead...
6. Bob Crane Bob Crane Actor, Hogan's Heroes Handsome Bob Crane had many careers including working as a disc jockey for a while. He started acting around the age of 33. One of his first acting jobs was in Return to Peyton Place. After a guest appearance on The Dick Van Dyke Show and a supporting role on The Donna Reed Show, he landed the lead role of Col. Robert Hogan in Hogan's Heroes...
7. Don S. Davis Don S. Davis Actor, A League of Their Own
8. Jim Kelly Jim Kelly Actor, Enter the Dragon With his funky Afro hairstyle, super cool attitude and superb karate skills, Jim Kelly was instantly identifiable, and one of the top martial arts film stars of the early 1970s. After appearing in a minor film role, Kelly's second screen effort was as one of the invited guests to the deadly Han's Island in Enter the Dragon...
9. Vittorio Gassman Vittorio Gassman Actor, Sleepers Vittorio Gassman studied theatre in his youth and was quite a good basketball player. He debuted on stage in 1943 and soon felt home in all classical theatre works. Since 1946 he also worked at the movies and his first big role there was the criminal in Bitter Rice. This fixed him to his main parts: The ambiguous gentleman inflicting pain and pleasure at the same time...
10. Jan Rubes Jan Rubes Actor, Witness Born in Czechoslovakia. After graduating in 1945 from the Conservatory of Music in Prague, Jan Rubes went on to join the Prague Opera House as their youngest basso singer. He also performed at the Pilsen Opera House in leading roles in his early years. By 1948, he was chosen to represent Czechoslovakia at the International Music Festival held in Geneva and won first prize in his category...
11. Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle Actor, Good Night, Nurse! Roscoe Arbuckle, one of nine children, was the baby of the family who weighed a reported 16 pounds at birth. Born in Smith Center, Kansas, on March 24, 1887, his family moved to California when he was a year old. At age eight he appeared on the stage. His first part was with the Webster-Brown Stock Company...
12. Robert Drivas Robert Drivas Actor, Cool Hand Luke Actor-turned-director Robert Drivas showed dark, brooding power and strong potential on the 60s stage, film and TV but, in the long run, did not achieve the kind of success he deserved. Born on November 21, 1935, the Coral Gables, Florida native initially studied his craft at the Universities of Chicago and Miami...
13. Karen Lamm Karen Lamm Actress, Police Woman
14. Edward Yang Edward Yang Writer, Yi Yi Born on November 6, 1947 in Shanghai, China, Edward Yang has become one of the most talented international filmmakers of his generation. Along with Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Tsai Ming-Liang, Yang ranks among the leading artists of the Taiwanese New Wave, and one of the world's most brilliant auteurs. Growing up in Taipei...
15. Bruce Malmuth Bruce Malmuth Actor, The Karate Kid Bruce Malmuth has enjoyed a distinguished career in film, television and theater as a writer, director and actor. Soon after achieving success with his commercials (Excedrin Headache #1 and Fresca Snowstorms campaigns, and other Clio winners) Mr. Malmuth made his film directorial debut with Sylvester Stallone in the classic thriller Nighthawks...
16. Don Matheson Don Matheson Actor, Land of the Giants
17. Kitty Kelly Kitty Kelly Actress, Beginner's Luck
18. François Périer François Périer Actor, Le Samouraï Francois Perier was one of France's most prolific character leads. Born in Paris, his father managed a wine shop. At age 14, he wrote to legendary actor Louis Jouvet who subsequently helped him enter the Cours Simon and Le Conservatoire dramatic institutions. A stage star by 1938, he then apprenticed in bit film parts...
19. Henry King Henry King Director, The Song of Bernadette For more than three decades, Henry King was the most versatile and reliable (not to mention hard-working) contract director on the 20th Century-Fox lot. His tenure lasted from 1930 to 1961, spanning most of Hollywood's "golden" era. King was renowned as a specialist in literary adaptations (A Bell for Adano...
20. Ron Gans Ron Gans Actor, Pryde of the X-Men While many people may not know Ron Gans' face, any self-respecting fan of 70s drive-in exploitation cinema should be highly familiar with his extremely distinctive and unmistakable deep'n'dulcet velvet smooth golden throat voice. Gans lent his deliciously plummy tones to numerous theatrical trailers...
21. Pamela Mason Pamela Mason Actress, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask
22. Billy Beck Billy Beck Actor, Near Dark Character actor Billy Beck was born Frank Billerbeck on May 26, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Billy did drawings of clowns as a kid. Beck fought with the Allied Forces in France during World War II and returned in 1948 to Paris, France, where he began his show business career acting in French films...
23. Rod Amateau Rod Amateau Producer, The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Starting out as a radio writer, Rodney Amateau began his career as a dialogue coach and filmed screen tests for Fox Studios while working as a stunt dbl before directing 2nd Unit's, where he began his film career. He soon turned to directing TV series, which he did for many years before returning to film directing in the 1970s.
24. Victor Lundin Victor Lundin Actor, Robinson Crusoe on Mars
25. John Abineri John Abineri Actor, The Last of the Mohicans
26. Declan Mulholland Declan Mulholland Actor, Time Bandits
27. Primo Carnera Primo Carnera Actor, Ercole e la regina di Lidia
28. Allan Carr Allan Carr Producer, Can't Stop the Music
29. Jane Rose Jane Rose Actress, Phyllis
30. Tony D'Amario Tony D'Amario Actor, District B13
31. Michael Brennan Michael Brennan Actor, Thunderball
32. Vera West Vera West Costume Designer, Shadow of a Doubt
33. Steve Clark Steve Clark Actor, Durango Valley Raiders
34. Antonio Badú Antonio Badú Actor, Hipócrita..!
35. Roy Rowland Roy Rowland Director, Meet Me in Las Vegas Roy Rowland studied law at the University of Southern California, then joined MGM as a script clerk. As if getting that job wasn't enough good luck in the middle of the Depression, he also married the niece of MGM chief Louis B. Mayer. He sharpened his directing chops at MGM with a series of shorts starting in the 1930s...
36. Cully Holland Cully Holland Actor, Warbirds
37. Margaret Johnston Margaret Johnston Actress, A Man About the House
38. Jess Hahn Jess Hahn Actor, The Mysterious Island Indiana-born Jess Hahn never played in an American movie, at least shot on American soil. On the other hand, this friendly giant with a nice sense of humor was a fixture in French movies where he often landed roles as a tough gangster or a Yankee (whether an army officer, a C.I.A./F.B.I. agent or an expatriated John Doe)...
39. Jessie Lee Fulton Jessie Lee Fulton Actress, Paper Moon
40. Veli-Matti Kaitala Veli-Matti Kaitala Actor, Tuntematon sotilas
41. Steven Clark Steven Clark Actor, Security Risk
42. Chester Gan Chester Gan Actor, Across the Pacific
43. Nadine Basile Nadine Basile Actress, Mademoiselle from Paris
44. Tim Buckley Tim Buckley Soundtrack, Lost Highway
45. Dan Sheridan Dan Sheridan Actor, Lawman
46. Larry Cross Larry Cross Actor, The Wind and the Lion
47. Dave Semenko Dave Semenko Self, Ice Guardians
48. Thelma Raye Thelma Raye Actress, The White Sister
49. Bert Glennon Bert Glennon Cinematographer, Stagecoach While attending Stanford University in 1912, Bert Glennon was hired as an assistant cameraman, and, upon graduation, went into the film business full-time. Becoming a director of photography in 1916, Glennon became one of the industry's most respected craftsmen and worked often for such perfectionist directors as John Ford and Cecil B. DeMille...
50. James Craven James Craven Actor, Captain Midnight
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