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1. Laurence Olivier Laurence Olivier Actor, Rebecca Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High Anglican priest. His surname came from a great-great-grandfather who was of French Huguenot origin...
2. Robert Ryan Robert Ryan Actor, The Wild Bunch Chicago-born, distinguished U.S. actor and longtime civil rights campaigner, Robert Ryan served in the United States Marines as a drill sergeant (winning a boxing championship) and went on to become a key figure in post WWII American film noir and western productions. Ryan grabbed critical attention for his dynamic performances as an anti-Semitic bully in the superb Crossfire...
3. Barnard Hughes Barnard Hughes Actor, The Lost Boys Emmy and Tony Award-winner Barnard Hughes forged a career as one of American's most successful character actors, equally at home and successful on stage, the silver screen, and television. Most of his success came after middle-age. He made his Broadway debut in 1939 in Mary McCarthy's "Please, Mrs...
4. Ray Collins Ray Collins Actor, Citizen Kane Ray Bidwell Collins was an American actor in film, stage, radio and television. One of his best remembered roles was that of Lt. Arthur Tragg in the long-running series Perry Mason. Collins was born in Sacramento, California, to Lillie Bidwell and William C. Collins, a newspaper drama editor. He started acting on stage at the age of 14...
5. Frank Stallone Frank Stallone Actor, Rocky
6. George Gershwin George Gershwin Soundtrack, Catch Me If You Can He was born Jacob Gershowitz, 26 September 1898, in Brooklyn, New York, of Russian-Jewish immigrants. As a boy he could play popular and classical works on his brother Ira's piano by ear. In 1913 he quit school to study music and began composing for Tin Pan Alley; by 1919 he had his first hit "Swanee" and his first Broadway show "La...
7. Peggy Knudsen Peggy Knudsen Actress, The Big Sleep A knockout curvaceous screen siren with a smart, confident air, Peggy Knudsen had the blonde pulchritude and the presence to make it in Hollywood. Somehow, stardom eluded her. The daughter of a Duluth fire chief, she had studied violin as a child and later showed some promise acting in school plays...
8. Richard Franklin Richard Franklin Director, Psycho II Writer, director and producer Richard Franklin was born on July 15, 1948 in Melbourne, Australia. Infatuated with cinema at an early age, Franklin first began making 8mm films at age 10. Franklin saw Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" two years later and was hooked on movies for life. Richard enrolled at Monash...
9. Frances Langford Frances Langford Soundtrack, Yankee Doodle Dandy Frances Langford won fame on radio (primarily as Bob Hope's vocalist, later sparring comically with Don Ameche as "The Bickersons"), via recordings and in the movies. In spite of the fact that she played mostly in minor musicals (plus appearing occasionally in "A" productions, including Yankee Doodle Dandy...
10. James Murray James Murray Actor, The Crowd Sometimes the early tragic death of a Hollywood actor can lead to immortality, as in the cases of icons James Dean and Marilyn Monroe--and, to a somewhat lesser extent, little Bobby Driscoll, who died a Skid Row bum in the streets, a victim of drug addiction. Not so for actor James Murray, whose death occurred in a similar fashion to Driscoll...
11. Tessa West Tessa West Actress, More Than a Handfull #17 Buxom and shapely 5'3" dirty blonde bombshell Tessa West was born on June 13, 1982 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was of mixed Irish and Native-American descent (specifically Creek and Cherokee Indian). The hazel-eyed beauty grew up as a tomboy in the small Oklahoma towns of Bixby and Tahlequah. West was a cheerleader in high school...
12. Karen Mayo-Chandler Karen Mayo-Chandler Actress, Beverly Hills Cop Slim, lovely and sultry brunette British beauty Karen Mayo-Chandler brought a winning blend of sexiness and classiness to a handful of enjoyably lowbrow exploitation features made in the 80s and 90s. Karen was born on April 18, 1958 in Sutton, Surrey, England. Slender and elegant, with blue eyes and brown hair...
13. Ray Lonnen Ray Lonnen Actor, Ginger & Rosa
14. James McCallion James McCallion Actor, Kiss Me Deadly
15. Dorothy Hart Dorothy Hart Actress, The Naked City A former model, the luminously beautiful Dorothy Hart was signed to a contract by Universal Pictures after having made only one film, Columbia's Gunfighters. However, the studio system couldn't quite find a place for a woman with her carriage and elegance, and relegated her to westerns, costume dramas...
16. Savannah Savannah Actress, The Invisible Maniac Ranked #19 in AVN's Top 50 Porn Stars of All Time. Raised in Texas and throughout Southern California. Was porn star Jeanna Fine's girlfriend. She is one of the most notorious, controversial porn stars of all time.
17. John W. Campbell Jr. John W. Campbell Jr. Writer, The Thing John W. Campbell, Jr. was an American science fiction writer and editor, known predominantly for the sub-genre 'Hard Science Fiction', and further credited for his role in the Golden Age of Science Fiction. He began writing science fiction in his teens and attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
18. Gretchen Franklin Gretchen Franklin Actress, The Three Musketeers Gretchen Franklin made her first screen appearance in the 1954 British suspense film Shadow of Fear, directed by Albert S. Rogell, in which she acted alongside Mona Freeman, Jean Kent and Maxwell Reed. During the 1960s and 70s she made her name through guest roles on various sit-coms, such as Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em which starred Michael Crawford...
19. Zan Marolt Zan Marolt Actor, The Hunting Party
20. Mickey Deans Mickey Deans Self, Judy Garland
21. Evelyn Varden Evelyn Varden Actress, The Night of the Hunter
22. Charles Lawton Jr. Charles Lawton Jr. Cinematographer, 3:10 to Yuma
23. John Breslin John Breslin Actor, Sinking Fish Move Sideways
24. Bill Darrid Bill Darrid Actor, Mr. and Mrs. Freedom
25. Peaches Jones Peaches Jones Stunts, Mod Squad
26. Bob Fraser Bob Fraser Writer, Luck Be a Lady: Part 2 Bob Fraser was born in New York City just before the end of WWII. His father was a radio personality, and his mother was a nurse. After attending the University of Colorado, Bob started his acting career at The Little Theatre On The Square in Sullivan, Illinois. Bob made his New York debut in 1966 in the off-Broadway play "The March March." After five years in New York and roles in dozens of plays...
27. Robert Courtin Robert Courtin Actor, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
28. Richard Travis Richard Travis Actor, The Man Who Came to Dinner Richard Travis was born William Justice in Carlsbad, New Mexico in 1913. He started off unbilled in daredevil cliffhangers and proceeded to war-era Warner Bros. features. He changed his stage moniker from "William Justice" to "William Travis" before finally settling on "Richard (or Dick) Travis" for the remainder of his career...
29. Susan Littler Susan Littler Actress, Spend Spend Spend
30. James Mathers James Mathers Actor, Me and You and Everyone We Know James Mathers began his career in San Francisco working as an playwright/actor at The Magic Theater, Eureka Theater, SF Rep and the Bay Area Playwright's Festival with writers and performing artists John O'Keefe, Sam Shepard, George Walker and others. In the early seventies, he worked as writer, director, editor and producer of 16mm industrial/educational films and A/V productions...
31. Don Starr Don Starr Actor, Bird
32. Rod Lauren Rod Lauren Actor, Terrified Rod Lauren was born Roger Lawrence Strunk in Fresno, California, on March 20, 1940. He moved with his parents to Tracy, California, when he was three. Father Larry Strunk was a schoolteacher who subsequently found work as a switchman for the Southern Pacific Railroad; his mother was also a teacher and a church organist...
33. Everett Greenbaum Everett Greenbaum Writer, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken With his writing partner, he wrote Wally Cox's "Mr. Peepers." Their teamwork produced 32 episodes of television's "The Real McCoys, " 24 episodes of "The Andy Griffith Show" and 35 half-hours shows for "MASH."
34. Frances Hyland Frances Hyland Actress, The Changeling
35. Lasse Lindroth Lasse Lindroth Actor, The Money Man
36. King Baggot King Baggot Actor, I'll Fix It
37. Tommy Ramone Tommy Ramone Soundtrack, Pet Sematary
38. Lady Bird Johnson Lady Bird Johnson Self, The Presidential Tour Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson, the wife of Lyndon Johnson, the 36th President of the U.S., was one of the most prominent First Ladies in American history. Though Eleanor Roosevelt, Nancy Reagan Reagan and Hillary Rodham Clinton exercised more power, and Jacqueline Kennedy and Dolly Madison were more glamorous...
39. Milton Krims Milton Krims Writer, The Case of the Petulant Partner
40. Walter Wager Walter Wager Writer, Die Hard 2 Graduated from Harvard Law School. Was a Fullbright Fellow at the Sorbonne in Paris, and diplomatic advisor to Israel's Director of Civil Aviation, and editor of "Playbill" & "Show". Has written articles to magazines, written novles under a psuedonym and written documetaries for television and for the US Information Agency.
41. Helen Forrest Helen Forrest Soundtrack, The Rocketeer Brunette Helen Forrest was born Helen Fogel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She loved singing from early childhood and keenly listened to recordings by all the major female jazz and blues vocalists of the day. At the age of ten, Helen competed in a dance marathon and sang with her brother's band in Washington...
42. Bill Flynn Bill Flynn Actor, Saturday Night at the Palace Bill Flynn is one of South Africa's most successful and versatile actors. Equally at home in comedy or drama. He has appeared in leading, supporting and featured roles in over 40 feature films, more than 100 stage plays and hundreds of TV shows. His debut movie was in the supporting role of Simeon in Curse of the Dead...
43. Arturo Gatti Arturo Gatti Self, Episode dated 1 April 2011
44. Hajrudin Krvavac Hajrudin Krvavac Director, Walter Defends Sarajevo
45. S. Marc Jordan S. Marc Jordan Actor, Days of Our Lives
46. John F. Hamilton John F. Hamilton Actor, On the Waterfront Began career in Great Britain as a child in the theatre and appearing in films for Gaumont British, including at least one early (and lost) Alfred Hitchcock film, The Mountain Eagle. Moved to USA in 1929 and appeared in occasional films. Often confused with infinitely more prolific John Hamilton, his contemporary, and therefore known in U.S. films as John F. Hamilton.
47. Charlie Haden Charlie Haden Soundtrack, Gattaca
48. Carl-Ivar Nilsson Carl-Ivar Nilsson Actor, Olsson per sekund eller Det finns ingen anledning till oro
49. Ross Macdonald Ross Macdonald Writer, Harper Crime novelist and creator of the private eye Lew Archer, Ross MacDonald is often linked to his predecessors Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler as a master of the "hard-boiled" school of detective fiction, but MacDonald added a psychological depth and a unity of theme which was unique. MacDonald was born Kenneth Millar in Los Gatos...
50. Charles Ward Charles Ward Actor, Staying Alive Chuck was an easy-going, extroverted person with an outrageous and creative wit. He attended Downey Senior High, Downey, CA from which he graduated in 1970. He was a member of the Houston Ballet, Houston, TX, and a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, New York, NY.
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