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1. Anne Bancroft Anne Bancroft Actress, The Graduate Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of Michael Italiano (1906-2001) and Mildred DiNapoli (1908-2010). She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock in 1952 and over the next five years appeared in a lot of undistinguished movies as a supporting actress (like...
2. Jack Haley Jack Haley Actor, The Wizard of Oz Jack Haley was a movie and vaudeville actor who is always remembered as the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. The Tin Man role was originally was going to Buddy Ebsen, but due to allergic reaction from the aluminum powder makeup, Ebsen was taken out of the casting and Haley replaced him. To avoid the same problem arising...
3. Esther Williams Esther Williams Actress, Take Me Out to the Ball Game Esther Jane Williams was born on August 8, 1921 in Inglewood, California. Her youth was spent as a teenage swimming champion and she won three United States National championships. She eventually was spotted by a MGM talent scout while working in a Los Angeles department store. She made her film debut with MGM in an "Andy Hardy" picture called Andy Hardy's Double Life...
4. Dana Elcar Dana Elcar Actor, The Sting
5. Barry Sullivan Barry Sullivan Actor, The Bad and the Beautiful Barry Sullivan was born Patrick Barry Sullivan on August 29, 1912 in New York City. He was the seventh son of a seventh son, a birth order with mystical significance in Celtic families. While never a major movie star, he established himself as a well-known and highly regarded character lead and second lead in motion pictures and television in a career that lasted 50 years...
6. Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams Actor, A Star Is Born The son of a rancher-turned-politician, Guinn Williams was given the nickname "Big Boy" (and he was, too - 6' 2" of mostly solid muscle from years of working on ranches and playing semi-pro and pro baseball) by Will Rogers, with whom he made one of his first films, in 1919. Although his father wanted him to attend West Point (he had been an officer in the Army during World War I)...
7. Mort Mills Mort Mills Actor, Psycho
8. Maxine Stuart Maxine Stuart Actress, General Hospital
9. E.E. Clive E.E. Clive Actor, The Bride of Frankenstein Edward E. Clive was a Welsh-born actor/manager, initially, it seemed, slated for a medical career. After four years, he suddenly elected to abandon his studies at the University of Wales. For the next ten years, he trod the boards in diverse theatrical productions across Britain, becoming adept at a variety of regional dialects...
10. Fulton Mackay Fulton Mackay Actor, Local Hero
11. James Nusser James Nusser Actor, Green Fingers/The Funeral/The Tune in Dan's Cafe
12. Margaret Wycherly Margaret Wycherly Actress, White Heat This British actress, born in 1881, is probably best remembered as the mother in her two best-known roles, Sergeant York opposite 'Gary Cooper' and White Heat (1949) opposite James Cagney who closes out the film screaming "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" as he goes to a fiery death. Margaret spent her early acting days on stage touring across England...
13. Mark McManus Mark McManus Actor, Ned Kelly
14. James Bridges James Bridges Writer, The China Syndrome
15. Jessica Kaplan Jessica Kaplan Writer, Havoc Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jessica Kaplan sold her first screenplay (Havoc) to New Line Cinema at the age of 17. She went on to pen The Dancer, (produced by Luc Besson), the adaptation of The Basic Eight for New Regency and wrote an original screenplay, entitled The Way Out, for Paramount. She died far too young at 24, robbing the world of a most original voice...
16. Billy Preston Billy Preston Soundtrack, Inglourious Basterds
17. Larry Riley Larry Riley Actor, A Soldier's Story Larry D Riley was born June 20 1952. He is the son of George C Bass Sr and Corrine Riley. He started acting around 1975. He moved to New York and was in a lot of plays. He was cremated and ashes where spread on the beach in Malibu, California.
18. Robert F. Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy Self, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-68) US politician, born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the third son of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy and wife Rose Kennedy. He studied at Harvard and at Virginia University Law School, served at sea (1944-46) in World War II, was admitted to the bar (1951), and served on the Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities (1957-59)...
19. Mary Lee Mary Lee Actress, Ridin' on a Rainbow
20. Larry Blyden Larry Blyden Actor, A Nice Place to Visit Genial, dark-haired, often bespectacled Ivan Lawrence Blieden (pronounced Blee-den), better known as actor Larry Blyden, was born in Houston, Texas, the son of a lawyer. He developed an early interest in acting, appearing in various theater productions as a teen but never entertained the notion of pursuing a career...
21. Judy Campbell Judy Campbell Actress, Green for Danger
22. Robert J. Anderson Robert J. Anderson Production Manager, Demolition Man
23. Mark Northover Mark Northover Actor, Willow
24. Magda Gabor Magda Gabor Self, The People vs. Zsa Zsa Gabor
25. Anne Haddy Anne Haddy Actress, The Fourth Wish Anne Haddy was born in Quorn, South Australia, in 1930. In 1948, she made her acting debut on ABC Radio Adelaide. At 23, she left Australia for the UK to pursue an acting career and further stage training, but found the competition so great that she ended up working for Kellog's, and soon returned. Unfortunately...
26. Lester Matthews Lester Matthews Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood
27. Robert Warwick Robert Warwick Actor, Sullivan's Travels A prominent matinée stage and silent-film star with handsome features offset only slightly by a prominent proboscis, Robert Warwick was born and raised in Sacramento, California, as Robert Taylor Bien. The gift of music was instilled at an early age (he sang in his church choir) and he initially prepared for an operatic career...
28. Louis Lumière Louis Lumière Producer, Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory Although no-one will ever come up with a definitive answer as to who "invented" the cinema (probably because no one single person was responsible), Louis Lumiere has one of the strongest claims to the title - for it was he (with his brother Auguste) who invented the cinematographe: a machine that combined...
29. Marc de Jonge Marc de Jonge Actor, Rambo III Marc de Jonge was a well respected French actor. He starred in The Empire of the Sun playing as a Frenchman. He is well known for performances in La Moglie Nella Cornice, Je Vous Ferai Aimer La Vie and De Guerre Lasse. He is best known in the United States for his role in Rambo III where he plays opposite Sylvester Stallone as Soviet Colonel Zaysen...
30. Steffen Zacharias Steffen Zacharias Actor, They Call Me Trinity
31. Saveliy Kramarov Saveliy Kramarov Actor, 2010 A Russian comedian who gave up a successful film career in his homeland for religious freedom and bit parts in the United States. He made 42 films in the former Soviet Union before he was allowed to leave in the early 1980's.
32. Annabel Tollman Annabel Tollman Self, 50 Cent Birth name is Annabel Tollman. She was a fashion journalist and stylist. Annabel was born in Brussels and was raised in London and New Work. She had clients such as Scarlett Johanson, Mariah Carey, Mary-Kate, Ashley Olsen, Shakira. She appeared in some reality shows. She died in her sleep form a blood clot.
33. Richard Münch Richard Münch Actor, Patton
34. Peter Graves Peter Graves Actor, The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella English actor Peter George Wellesley Graves, a member of the Brish hereditary peerage as the eighth Baron Graves, was born on October 21, 1911 in London. His great-great-great-grandfather was Admiral Thomas Grave, who was made a peerage from Ireland as the first Baron Graves. Educated at Harrow, Graves...
35. John Boswall John Boswall Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
36. Alfonso Brescia Alfonso Brescia Director, Iron Warrior
37. Mary Howard Mary Howard Actress, Abe Lincoln in Illinois
38. Johnny Downs Johnny Downs Actor, The Mad Monster
39. Jean Paul Getty Jean Paul Getty Uncategorised
40. Jimmy Clitheroe Jimmy Clitheroe Actor, Those Fantastic Flying Fools
41. Blanche Yurka Blanche Yurka Actress, A Tale of Two Cities This imposing-looking stage star of early 20th century Broadway was born Blanche Jurka to Bohemian immigrants on June 18, 1887 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Some references claim that she was brought to the United States as an infant and then raised in St. Paul. Her Czech parents saw a blossoming singing talent in their daughter and used their modest income to help pay for opera lessons...
42. Victor Varconi Victor Varconi Actor, For Whom the Bell Tolls Handsome Hollywood character player Victor Varconi was born into a farming family on the Hungarian/Rumanian border. Christened Mihály Várkonyi, his career, following training at Budapest's commercial college and dramatic school, thrived for a time on the Transylvanian stage, where he played leads in such productions as "Liliom" at the Hungarian National Theatre in Budapest...
43. Howard Spiegel Howard Spiegel Actor, Men in Black II
44. Gladys Lloyd Gladys Lloyd Actress, Smart Money
45. Eugene Persson Eugene Persson Actor, Earth vs the Spider
46. George Fawcett George Fawcett Actor, The Son of the Sheik A grand, stoic presence of the silent screen, George Fawcett was an immensely popular stage thespian both here and in London at the turn of the century. During his heyday his eloquence rivaled that of both Lionel Barrymore and John Barrymore. A graduate of Virginia University, he was a formidable fixture under the Broadway lights...
47. Mahmoud El-Meliguy Mahmoud El-Meliguy Actor, Iskanderija... lih?
48. Werner Kreindl Werner Kreindl Actor, Der Schüler Gerber
49. Carl Gustav Jung Carl Gustav Jung Self, Jung Speaks of Freud Carl Gustav Jung was born in Kessewil, Switzerland, on July 26, 1875. His father Paul was a rural preacher, and began to teach his son Latin when Carl was six years old, stoking his interest in language and literature (Jung was later able to read most European languages and several ancient ones, such as Sanskrit)...
50. John Damler John Damler Actor, Frame for Two
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