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1. James Stewart James Stewart Actor, Rear Window James Maitland Stewart was born on 20 May 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Elizabeth Ruth (Johnson) and Alexander Maitland Stewart, who owned a hardware store. He was of Scottish, Ulster-Scots, and some English, descent. Stewart was educated at a local prep school, Mercersburg Academy, where he was a keen athlete (football and track)...
2. Fred Gwynne Fred Gwynne Actor, The Munsters Fred Gwynne was an enormously talented character actor most famous for starring in the television situation comedies Car 54, Where Are You? (as Officer Francis Muldoon) and The Munsters (as the Frankenstein clone Herman Munster). He was very tall and had a resonant, baritone voice that he put to good use in Broadway musicals...
3. Lee Remick Lee Remick Actress, The Omen Lee Remick was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, to Gertrude Margaret (Waldo), an actress, and Francis Edwin Remick, a department store owner. She had Irish and English ancestry. Remick was educated at Barnard College, studied dance and worked on stage and TV, before making her film debut as a sexy Southern majorette in Elia Kazan's A Face in the Crowd...
4. Michael Cimino Michael Cimino Writer, The Deer Hunter Michael Cimino studied architecture and dramatic arts; later he filmed advertisements and documentaries and also wrote scripts until the actor, producer and director Clint Eastwood gave him the opportunity to direct the thriller Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. But his biggest success was The Deer Hunter which won the Oscar for best film...
5. Elizabeth Spriggs Elizabeth Spriggs Actress, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
6. Betty Grable Betty Grable Actress, How to Marry a Millionaire Elizabeth Ruth Grable was born on December 18, 1916 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Lillian Rose (Hofmann) and John Charles Grable, a stockbroker. She had German, English, Irish, and Dutch ancestry. Her mother was a stubborn and materialistic woman who was determined to make her daughter a star. Elizabeth...
7. Anna Massey Anna Massey Actress, The Machinist
8. George Macready George Macready Actor, Paths of Glory George Macready--the name probably doesn't ring any bells for most but the voice would be unmistakable. He attended and graduated from Brown University and had a short stint as a New York newspaperman, but became interested in acting on the advice of colorful Polish émigré classical stage director Richard Boleslawski...
9. Ben Wright Ben Wright Actor, 101 Dalmatians Ben Wright was born May 15, 1915, to an English mother and an American father in London, England, UK. At 16, he entered the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts where classmates included such future stars as Ida Lupino. Upon graduating, he acted in several West End stage productions. When WWII broke out...
10. Mario Puzo Mario Puzo Writer, The Godfather Mario Puzo was born October 15, 1920, in "Hell's Kitchen" on Manhattan's (NY) West Side and, following military service in World War II, attended New York's New School for Social Research and Columbia University. His best-known novel, "The Godfather," was preceded by two critically acclaimed novels...
11. Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway Writer, To Have and Have Not Ernest Hemingway was an American writer who won the Pulitzer Prize (1953) and the Nobel Prize in Literature (1954) for his novel The Old Man and the Sea, which was made into a 1958 film The Old Man and the Sea. He was born into the hands of his physician father. He was the second of six children of Dr. Clarence Hemingway and Grace Hemingway (the daughter of English immigrants)...
12. Franklin J. Schaffner Franklin J. Schaffner Director, Person to Person Franklin J. Schaffner was one of the most innovative creative minds in the early days of American network television, utilizing a moving camera in the days when most television directors kept the camera static. His eye for visuals was developed in the dozens of live television programs he directed on prestigious shows such as Studio One in Hollywood and Playhouse 90...
13. Caroline Aherne Caroline Aherne Actress, The Mrs. Merton Show
14. James Robertson Justice James Robertson Justice Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang His father was a successful Scottish lawyer and sent him to Marlborough College and wanted him to go on to varsity but James wanted his freedom and drifted in various jobs including working on a barge, selling insurance and freelance journalism. Enjoying the later he went to Canada when 20 to try his...
15. Ernest Lehman Ernest Lehman Writer, North by Northwest One of the most critically and commercially successful screenwriters in Hollywood history, Lehman grew up on Long Island, graduated from NY's City College. One of his first jobs was as a copywriter for a Broadway publicist. This experience would later be reflected in his novel and screenplay, "Sweet Smell of Success." He also worked as a radio comedy writer...
16. Ben Davidson Ben Davidson Actor, Conan the Barbarian
17. Raymond Roe Raymond Roe Actor, The Major and the Minor
18. Jack Gwillim Jack Gwillim Actor, Lawrence of Arabia Although he did not turn to the stage until middle age after two decades in the Royal Navy, Jack Gwillim was a notable actor on both sides of the Atlantic. During the 1950s he was a member of the Royal Shakespeare company in Stratford, England, for three years during Sir Anthony Quayle's stint as artistic director...
19. Teddy Rooney Teddy Rooney Actor, It Happened to Jane
20. Kay Thompson Kay Thompson Music Department, Funny Face Sleek, effervescent, gregarious and indefatigable only begins to describe the indescribable Kay Thompson -- a one-of-a-kind author, pianist, actress, comedienne, singer, composer, coach, dancer, choreographer, clothing designer, and arguably one of entertainment's most unique and charismatic personalities of the 20th century...
21. Mikio Naruse Mikio Naruse Director, Ukigumo
22. Nicholas Curtis Nicholas Curtis Actor, Crazy from the Heart The son of actor Tony Curtis and his third wife, Leslie Curtis. He was a keyboard musician and artist who painted and drew in various media, and also wrote poetry. Younger half-brother of Jamie Lee Curtis, Kelly Curtis and Allegra Curtis. Stepson of Andrea Savio.
23. Vladimir Nabokov Vladimir Nabokov Writer, Lolita Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov was born on April 22, 1899, the eldest of five children in a wealthy aristocratic family in St. Petersburg, Russia. His grandfather was a Justice Minister to the Czar Alexander II. His father, named Vladimir Dmitrievich Nabokov, was a liberal political leader, the editor of a liberal newspaper...
24. Larisa Shepitko Larisa Shepitko Director, The Ascent
25. Edmund Hashim Edmund Hashim Actor, Another World
26. Laurent Terzieff Laurent Terzieff Actor, The Milky Way
27. Alex Jordan Alex Jordan Actress, Body and Soul
28. Louis Zamperini Louis Zamperini Miscellaneous Crew, Unbroken
29. Natasha Shneider Natasha Shneider Soundtrack, Catwoman
30. Ed Call Ed Call Actor, A Nightmare on Elm Street
31. Jean Painlevé Jean Painlevé Director, Le vampire
32. Jan Murray Jan Murray Self, The Hollywood Squares First and foremost a stand-up comedian, this top banana of the "borscht belt" circuit (at age 19) relied on amiable Jewish ethnic humor for longtime career sustenance. He also relied on his multi-talented gifts as an actor, master of ceremonies, game show host and raconteur. Handsome, Bronx-born, gravel-toned...
33. Mary Alden Mary Alden Actress, The Birth of a Nation Mary Maguire Alden was born in New York City on June 18, 1883. She appeared in her first film when she was 31 years old in the production of The Second Mrs. Roebuck. From that point on, Mary was kept very busy in the studios in New York. When the film companies moved west, Mary went with them. She continued her torrid pace in filmmaking...
34. James Saxon James Saxon Actor, Brass
35. Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel Self, Mondani a mondhatatlant: Elie Wiesel üzenete Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928 in the Kingdom of Romania and emigrated after WWII to the United States. Wiesel is famous as a writer and human rights activist. He is a survivor of the Holocaust and his books often deal with this subject. In 1985 Wiesel was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal...
36. Sascha Alexander Sascha Alexander Director, Born for Love
37. Fred McCarren Fred McCarren Actor, Xanadu Handsome, charming, and amiable everyman character actor Frederick West McCarren was born on April 12, 1951 in Butler, Pennsylvania. McCarren acted in numerous stage productions while a student at Butler Area Senior High School. Fred attended not only the University of Cincinatti and Point Park College...
38. Frank Chase Frank Chase Writer, Bonanza
39. Graham Moffatt Graham Moffatt Actor, Oh, Mr. Porter! Of all the films that Graham Moffatt worked on, about half were with Will Hay, in his Billy-Bunter style persona. After being dropped by Will Hay, Moffatt (and Moore Marriott) went on to support Edmund Gwenn in Cheer Boys Cheer and Arthur Askey in Band Waggon. The last film he made with Moore Marriott was in 1943...
40. John Bradford John Bradford Writer, The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
41. Louis Jennings Louis Jennings Cinematographer, F Troop
42. Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart
43. Gladys Brockwell Gladys Brockwell Actress, 7th Heaven The daughter of actress Billie Brockwell, Brockwell first appeared on the stage at the age of three. She made her screen debut in Philadelphia for the Lubin Company in 1913, later working with D.W. Griffith. Joining Fox Studios, Brockwell was one of the busiest actresses in town and easily made the transition to sound films...
44. Sonia Holm Sonia Holm Actress, Radio Cab Murder
45. Euan Lloyd Euan Lloyd Producer, The Wild Geese
46. Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Miscellaneous Crew, A Chorus Line
47. Roger Dumas Roger Dumas Actor, Le concert
48. Max Nemetz Max Nemetz Actor, Nosferatu
49. Roscoe Brown Roscoe Brown Self, Breath of Freedom The son of a dentist, Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in 1942 and attended Springfield College in Massachusetts. Upon America's entry into World War II, he was able to get a commission in the U.S. Army Air Corps, becoming one of the "Tuskegee Airmen." He was a fighter pilot of the 332nd Fighter Group...
50. Irving J. Moore Irving J. Moore Director, Dallas
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