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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, Scots-Irish, 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, Pet Sematary 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. 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...
5. Anna Massey Anna Massey Actress, The Machinist
6. James Robertson Justice James Robertson Justice Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang James Robertson Justice was always a noticeable presence in a film with his large stature, bushy beard and booming voice. A Ph.D., a journalist, a naturalist, an expert falconer, a racing car driver, JRJ was certainly a man of many talents. He entered the film industry quite late in life (37) after he was spotted serving as MC for a local music hall...
7. 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...
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. 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...
11. Franklin J. Schaffner Franklin J. Schaffner Director, Planet of the Apes 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...
12. 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)...
13. Elizabeth Spriggs Elizabeth Spriggs Actress, Sense and Sensibility
14. Kay Thompson Kay Thompson Soundtrack, 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...
15. Ben Davidson Ben Davidson Actor, Conan the Barbarian
16. Mikio Naruse Mikio Naruse Director, Floating Clouds
17. Natasha Shneider Natasha Shneider Soundtrack, Catwoman
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. Louis Zamperini Louis Zamperini Miscellaneous Crew, Unbroken
21. 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.
22. Jan Murray Jan Murray Self, Sing It Again 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...
23. Larisa Shepitko Larisa Shepitko Director, The Ascent
24. Chad Brown Chad Brown Self, Commentators Week: Director's Cut
25. Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart Uncategorised
26. 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...
27. Alex Jordan Alex Jordan Actress, Body and Soul
28. 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...
29. James Saxon James Saxon Actor, Les Misérables
30. Ed Call Ed Call Actor, A Nightmare on Elm Street
31. Anthony Eustrel Anthony Eustrel Actor, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
32. Frances Howard Frances Howard Actress, The Swan
33. 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...
34. Edmund Hashim Edmund Hashim Actor, Another World
35. Laurent Terzieff Laurent Terzieff Actor, The Milky Way
36. Chiquito Chiquito Actor, Kape't gatas
37. Olivera Markovic Olivera Markovic Actress, Tito and Me Olivera Markovic has prevailed in the Yugoslav theater, film and television scene since she first appeared in modern American stage plays by such authors as Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams and William Inge in the early 1950s, and was also able to impress audiences and critics alike in more light-hearted roles...
38. Michael Bennett Michael Bennett Miscellaneous Crew, A Chorus Line
39. Irving J. Moore Irving J. Moore Director, Cheyenne
40. Frank Chase Frank Chase Writer, The Big Surf
41. Beverly Sills Beverly Sills Self, Beverly Sills in Concert This vibrant, fine-humored coloratura was able to accomplish what most others of her ilk could or would not do -- she humanized opera and made it approachable to the masses. There were no diva-like traits in this star and the public absolutely adored her for it. Dubbed "America's Queen of Opera" in 1971 by Time magazine...
42. Gil Frye Gil Frye Actor, The Bride and the Beast
43. Van Cleave Van Cleave Music Department, Funny Face
44. Joe Haworth Joe Haworth Actor, The Lottery Joe Haworth comes from a theatrical family. His father William Haworth was a famous playwright; his uncle, Joe Haworth, was a top actor of the American stage in the last century, working with such greats as Edwin Booth. His brother-in-law was character actor Wallace Ford, and a brother, Ted Haworth...
45. Howard Wright Howard Wright Actor, What's in the Box
46. Sohrab Shahid Saless Sohrab Shahid Saless Director, Still Life
47. Jeillo Edwards Jeillo Edwards Actress, Dirty Pretty Things
48. Rai Tasco Rai Tasco Actor, The Green Mile
49. Michael Hinn Michael Hinn Actor, The Devil's Messenger
50. Lenore J. Coffee Lenore J. Coffee Writer, Possessed Novelist and screenwriter, educated at Dominican College in San Rafael, California. An avid movie enthusiast in her youth, she came to films after replying to an advertising campaign launched by actress Clara Kimball Young, who was on the lookout for better scripts. Coffee won the competition and sold her the screenplay for The Better Wife for $100...
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