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1. Rik Mayall Rik Mayall Actor, An American Werewolf in London Rik Mayall, one of the first and foremost alternative comedians in the UK, was born in a village called Matching Tye, just outside Harlow in Essex. His parents, John and Gillian were both drama teachers. His acting debut was at the age of seven when he appeared in one of his father's stage plays. He met his comedy partner and best friend Adrian "Ade" Edmondson at Manchester University in 1975...
2. Mayo Methot Mayo Methot Actress, Marked Woman
3. Michael Roof Michael Roof Actor, xXx
4. Alexis Smith Alexis Smith Actress, The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Statuesque, smart Canadian-born Alexis Smith, with her blue/green eyes and a seductively husky voice, lent a touch of class to her leading ladies of the 1940s and 1950s. After her family moved to California, Alexis grew into a precocious talent, performing ballet in public by the age of thirteen, dancing to 'Carmen' at the Hollywood Bowl...
5. Robert Donat Robert Donat Actor, The 39 Steps Robert Donat's pleasant voice and somewhat neutral English accent were carefully honed as a boy because he had a stammer and took elocution lessons starting at age 11 to overcome the impediment. It was not too surprising that freedom from such a vocal embarrassment was encouragement to act. His other handicap...
6. Allen Ludden Allen Ludden Self, Password All-Stars
7. Harry Lewis Harry Lewis Actor, Key Largo
8. Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Writer, A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens' father was a clerk at the Naval Pay Office, and because of this the family had to move from place to place: Plymouth, London, Chatham. It was a large family and despite hard work, his father couldn't earn enough money. In 1823 he was arrested for debt and Charles had to start working in a factory...
9. Patty Regan Patty Regan Actress, Cross My Heart
10. Karl Michael Vogler Karl Michael Vogler Actor, Patton Tall, dark-haired German leading actor, the son of a blacksmith. Vogler was educated in Innsbruck and Vienna, where he studied psychology and art history, in addition to taking acting classes on the side. He made his theatrical debut in Innsbruck in 1950, then acted in classical roles on stage in Germany...
11. Clifford Evans Clifford Evans Actor, The Curse of the Werewolf
12. Ousmane Sembene Ousmane Sembene Director, Black Girl The first film director from an African country to achieve international recognition, Ousmane Sembene remains the major figure in the rise of an independent post-colonial African cinema. Sembene's roots were not, as might be expected, in the educated élite. After working as a mechanic and bricklayer...
13. John Creasey John Creasey Writer, The Baron John Creasey was the seventh of nine children born to Joseph Creasey, a coachmaker, and Ruth Creasey. They were very poor, and John suffered a bout of polio, resulting in his not learning to walk until he was six. He was ten when a schoolmaster suggested he had a gift for writing. John left school at the age of fourteen...
14. Madge Kennedy Madge Kennedy Actress, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? In 1906, Madge went to New York City to study at the Art Students League where she hoped to become an illustrator. This lasted until she appeared in a student musical, which led to a full time job in a traveling stock company. By 1912, Madge was a Broadway Star with the bedroom farce "Little Miss Brown"...
15. Gordon Polk Gordon Polk Actor, Inherit the Wind
16. Grandon Rhodes Grandon Rhodes Actor, Born Yesterday
17. Sybil Thorndike Sybil Thorndike Actress, The Prince and the Showgirl This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Bernard Shaw wrote his classic "Saint Joan" work specifically for her. Her over six-decade career allowed for a gallery of sterling, masterful portrayals, both classic and contemporary, performing all over the world including Australia...
18. Peter Coe Peter Coe Actor, Road to Bali
19. Joe Hamilton Joe Hamilton Producer, The Carol Burnett Show
20. Russell Hayden Russell Hayden Actor, Cowboy G-Men Russell "Lucky" Hayden was born as Hayden Michael Lucid, the son of Francis Lucid and Minnie Harvey Lucid on June 12, 1912 in Chico, California. In his early Hollywood career, he worked primarily behind the scenes as a film cutter, assistant cameraman, and sound recorder. In 1937 he began his acting career...
21. James Wheaton James Wheaton Actor, THX 1138 The eldest son of the Reverend James D. Wheaton, a Methodist minister and Jessie O. Holmes, the daughter of a Methodist minister, James Lorenzo Wheaton was born on 11 January 1924 in Meridian, Mississippi. As an infant the family moved to Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He attended public schools in Hattiesburg...
22. Ronald Bunt Ronald Bunt Art Department, RED
23. Beverly Michaels Beverly Michaels Actress, Wicked Woman
24. Harriet Hoctor Harriet Hoctor Self, The Great Ziegfeld
25. Phil Tead Phil Tead Actor, The Front Page
26. Rudy Sooter Rudy Sooter Actor, Missouri Rudy Sooter was born on June 17, 1904 in Canada as Roby Cecil Sooter. His parents were John Franklin Sooter and Hattie Blanch Tussing Sooter. Rudy first became known for his country and western music, both as a writer and performer. Bob Nolan and Roy Rogers were in his band before they formed the Sons of the Pioneers...
27. Christina Kokubo Christina Kokubo Actress, Midway
28. James Almanzar James Almanzar Actor, The Black Cauldron
29. Owen Moore Owen Moore Actor, A Star Is Born Born in 1886, virile and dashing silent screen idol Owen Moore, equipped with incredibly handsome reddish and ruddy features, came to America with his family from Ireland at age 11. After some stage work, he entered films at the Biograph Studio in 1908 and appeared in many of D.W. Griffith's early productions...
30. Katharine Cornell Katharine Cornell Actress, Stage Door Canteen
31. Alma Beltran Alma Beltran Actress, Ghost Beltran started her film career in Hollywood in the uncredited role of Miss Guatemala in the film Pan-Americana (1945). From 1945 to 2002, in addition to her film roles, Beltran played over 80 roles in film and television, often in smaller roles, always as Mexican women, and then later in her career...
32. Raj Khosla Raj Khosla Director, C.I.D.
33. Iain Banks Iain Banks Writer, Complicity
34. Harold Lloyd Jr. Harold Lloyd Jr. Actor, The Flaming Urge
35. Andrew L. Stone Andrew L. Stone Director, The Last Voyage American writer-director-producer Andrew L. Stone Stone attended the University of California and then joined the San Francisco Film Exchange. He began in Hollywood with Universal in 1918, serving his initial apprenticeship in a film laboratory. After several more years of toil in Universal's prop department...
36. Henry Kendall Henry Kendall Actor, East of Shanghai Henry Kendall, born in London on 28 May 1897 was an English stage and film actor, theatre director and an immaculately stylish revue artiste. Kendall was educated at the City of London School, and made his first appearance on the stage in September 1914 at the Lyceum Theatre, playing a 'super' in Tommy Atkins...
37. George Bruggeman George Bruggeman Actor, You Hit the Spot
38. J. Warren Kerrigan J. Warren Kerrigan Actor, The Covered Wagon Very popular American star of silent films who left the business at the height of his career. While barely in his teens, he worked as a warehouse clerk until a chance arrived to appear in a vaudeville production. He continued to act in traveling stock productions, though he took a brief time away from the stage to attend the University of Illinois...
39. James Last James Last Composer, ZDF Hitparade
40. Betty Miles Betty Miles Actress, The Return of Daniel Boone
41. Everley Gregg Everley Gregg Actress, Brief Encounter Thin-lipped, dark-haired British character actress, whose gallery of strong-minded women included nosy neighbours, snivelling sycophants and acidulous spinsters. Trained at RADA, she was primarily active on the English stage, with roles in "Grand Hotel" (1931) and "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1946)...
42. Chester Hayes Chester Hayes Actor, From Hell It Came
43. David Reynoso David Reynoso Actor, Presagio
44. Damien Cashmere Damien Cashmere Actor, Angel's Back!
45. Elías Querejeta Elías Querejeta Producer, Cuando vuelvas a mi lado
46. Rafaela Aparicio Rafaela Aparicio Actress, El mar y el tiempo Rafaela Aparicio was born in 1906, the daughter of a merchant ship pilot. She began her career on stage in 1931 at age 23 in the play "El conflicto de Mercedes" after having worked for a few years as a teacher. She is a symbol for the Andalusian woman, smart and happy. With The Sea and the Weather she won the Goya award as Best Actress. In total she has made more than 100 movies.
47. Sonnie Hale Sonnie Hale Actor, First a Girl
48. Barbara Whiting Barbara Whiting Actress, Beware, My Lovely
49. Aladdin Aladdin Actor, The Carol Channing Show
50. M.F. Hussain M.F. Hussain Writer, Meenaxi: Tale of 3 Cities
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