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1. John Heard John Heard Actor, Home Alone John Heard was a very talented actor who established himself as a respected thespian in the late 1970s and early '80s, though he is perhaps better known for his turns as Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin')s father in the Home Alone movies. John was born in Washington, D.C., to Helen (Sperling)...
2. Susanne Lothar Susanne Lothar Actress, The Reader
3. Mako Mako Actor, Memoirs of a Geisha Born in Japan, Mako was living there with his grandparents while his parents studied art in the United States, when Japan and the U.S. went to war in 1941. His parents remained in the U.S., working for the Office of War Information, and, at the cessation of the conflict, were granted U.S. residency by Congress...
4. Basil Rathbone Basil Rathbone Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Basil Rathbone was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1892, but three years later his family was forced to flee the country because his father was accused by the Boers of being a British spy at a time when Dutch-British conflicts were leading to the Boer War. The Rathbones escaped to England, where Basil and his two younger siblings...
5. Robert Young Robert Young Actor, Father Knows Best Quiet, soft-spoken Robert grew up in California and had some stage experience with the Pasadena Playhouse before entering films in 1931. His movie career consisted of playing characters who were charming, good-looking--and bland. In fact, his screen image was such that he usually never got the girl...
6. Luana Anders Luana Anders Actress, Easy Rider Born Luana Margo Anderson on May 12, 1938, Luana Anders began her show-business career as a bike messenger at MGM along with fellow thespians Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight and future film producers George Edwards and Fred Roos. She convinced Nicholson to join her in her improv acting class...
7. Herb Edelman Herb Edelman Actor, The Odd Couple
8. Angharad Rees Angharad Rees Actress, Poldark
9. Genevieve Tobin Genevieve Tobin Actress, The Petrified Forest The daughter of a stage entertainer, New York-born actress Genevieve Tobin started treading the boards as a child and appeared in the role of Little Eva in the silent short Uncle Tom's Cabin. Her older brother George Tobin and younger sister Vivian Tobin also became stage and film actors. By her teens Genevieve was appearing as a sparkling blonde ingénue on 20s Broadway...
10. Deborah Watling Deborah Watling Actress, Doctor Who Born on 2 January 1948, Deborah Watling grew up in an acting family. She attended stage school after failing her O level exams, but left after three weeks and got herself an agent. She then landed the part of Alice in a BBC play "The Life of Lewis Carroll" (aka Alice). This was followed by other roles...
11. Jerry Goldsmith Jerry Goldsmith Music Department, Total Recall Born on February 10, 1929, Jerry Goldsmith studied piano with Jakob Gimpel and composition, theory, and counterpoint with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He also attended classes in film composition given by Miklós Rózsa at the Univeristy of Southern California. In 1950, he was employed as a clerk typist in the music department at CBS...
12. Theodore Bikel Theodore Bikel Actor, My Fair Lady Theodore Bikel is one of the most versatile and respected actors and performers of his generation. A master of languages, dialects and accents, he has played every sort of film villain and semi-bad guy imaginable, and always adds depth, dimension and even sympathy to characters that would end up as cardboard cutouts in the hands of lesser actors...
13. Teddy Wilson Teddy Wilson Actor, That's My Mama
14. Les Lye Les Lye Actor, You Can't Do That on Television Les Lye was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on November 18, 1924. Following a stint in the armed forces after high school, he attended the University of Toronto, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, and then enrolled in Lorne Greene's Academy of Radio Arts. In 1948, he moved to Ottawa to join Frank Ryan's CFRA team...
15. Sergei Parajanov Sergei Parajanov Director, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors One of the 20th century's greatest masters of cinema Sergei Parajanov was born in Georgia to Armenian parents and it was always unlikely that his work would conform to the strict socialist realism that Soviet authorities preferred. After studying film and music, Parajanov became an assistant director at the Dovzhenko studios in Kiev...
16. Shivaji Ganesan Shivaji Ganesan Actor, Padaiyappa Tamil superstar from a poor family in Tamil Nadu, India. His father worked on the railways. On the day of his birth his father, Chiniah Pillai, follower of Mahatma Gandhi, was jailed for participating in the Independence movement in Nellikuppam (Tamil Nadu, India). He was frequently in and out of jail, and was raised by his mother, Rajamani Ammal...
17. J. Madison Wright J. Madison Wright Actress, Shiloh Jessica Madison Wright was born in Cincinnati on July 29th 1984, the eldest of four children. A pretty youngster who enjoyed dressing up and was very much a 'girlie' child, Madison began modelling at the age of five. Her interest in modelling and acting - something she shared with her younger sister Victoria - led the Wright family to relocate to Los Angeles and...
18. Lloyd Kino Lloyd Kino Actor, Mortal Kombat
19. Clarissa Kaye-Mason Clarissa Kaye-Mason Actress, Salem's Lot
20. Jessica Dublin Jessica Dublin Actress, Trinity Is STILL My Name!
21. Baynes Barron Baynes Barron Actor, The Ten Commandments
22. Rex Ingram Rex Ingram Director, Love in Morocco Renowned director Rex Ingram started his film career as a set designer and painter. His directorial debut was The Great Problem. A true master of the medium, Ingram despised the business haggling required in the Hollywood system. He was also unhappy with the level of writing he found in American writers...
23. Long John Baldry Long John Baldry Actor, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Born in Doveshire, England, in 1941, Long John Baldry (calledl "Long John" because he was 6'7") was a pioneer in the British blues-rock scene in the 1960s. He started out as a folk singer, often touring Europe with American folkie Jack Elliott (aka Ramblin' Jack Elliott). He switched to the blues...
24. George Sperdakos George Sperdakos Actor, The Devil's Advocate
25. Norman Chappell Norman Chappell Actor, The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge
26. Valda Hansen Valda Hansen Actress, Night of the Ghouls Valda, the sensitive girl with the lovely smile. In the late 1950s, Valda was doing a play called "Accidentally Yours," when Ed Wood came backstage, and he considered her an ingenue. Ed originally wanted to cast Valda for the short film "The Night the Banshee Cried" (1957), but wound up casting her...
27. Michael Wisher Michael Wisher Actor, Doctor Who
28. Lal Baum Lal Baum Actor, The Questor Tapes
29. Dave Garroway Dave Garroway Self, Today
30. Donald Buka Donald Buka Actor, Watch on the Rhine
31. Milly Del Rubio Milly Del Rubio Actress, Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse
32. Dorothy Collins Dorothy Collins Self, Your Hit Parade Dorothy Collins is one of the most unappreciated and underrated singers in pop music. Like the legendary but also vastly underrated Doris Day, Dorothy did everything so well that she was greatly undervalued. As the star of Your Hit Parade, she was called upon to sings all types of songs, and she was always a delight...
33. Sacha Pitoëff Sacha Pitoëff Actor, Last Year at Marienbad
34. Zoran Radmilovic Zoran Radmilovic Actor, Ceo zivot za godinu dana
35. E.L. Doctorow E.L. Doctorow Writer, Ragtime
36. Eugene Borden Eugene Borden Actor, All About Eve
37. Wolfe Morris Wolfe Morris Actor, The Message British character actor of Ukrainian-Jewish ancestry. Prolific on stage and screen, he was especially adept at impersonating people from diverse ethnicities, including Indians, Arabs, Japanese, Mexicans and Boers. He was a graduate of RADA and winner of the Forbes-Robertson and Kendal prizes. Morris frequently appeared with the Royal Exchange...
38. Constanze Engelbrecht Constanze Engelbrecht Actress, Fiorile Constanze started into the movies at an early age: as the German voice of "Jeff" from "Lassie." After "Gymnasium" (high school) the daughter of actress Alice Franz studied singing at the Richard-Strauss-Konservatorium in Munich, Germany, at Guildhall School in London, GB, and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg...
39. Willard W. Willingham Willard W. Willingham Actor, Arizona Raiders
40. Kim Fattorini Kim Fattorini Casting Department, Badass!
41. Stanley Shapiro Stanley Shapiro Writer, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
42. Ulla-Britt Söderlund Ulla-Britt Söderlund Costume Designer, Barry Lyndon
43. Teighlor Teighlor Actress, Fatliners
44. Heinrich Schmieder Heinrich Schmieder Actor, Downfall
45. Andrzej Lapicki Andrzej Lapicki Actor, Dzis w nocy umrze miasto
46. Bill Cardille Bill Cardille Actor, Night of the Living Dead Bill Cardille is a native of Sharon Pennsylvania. "Chilly Billy" as he is affectionately known, started his broadcast career in 1952 in Erie, PA at WICV Channel 12. He later made Pittsburgh his home in 1957 signing on WIIC Channel 11 (now known as WPXI) and starred as the host for several historical programs such as...
47. Jack Clark Jack Clark Self, Tattletales One of the 1970s most-loved and respected TV personalities, Jack Clark was best known as host of the highly successful syndicated game shows "Dealer's Choice" (1973-75) and "Cross Wits" (1975-80). Born in St. Joseph, Missouri around 1925, he moved to California where after the service he worked at KROW in Oakland...
48. Ellen Terry Ellen Terry Actress, Potter's Clay Legendary British stage actress who made a few silent film appearances. The daughter of strolling players, she was born in Coventry into an almost exclusively theatrical family. Her grandparents were actors, as were all six of her siblings. But only her son, Edward Gordon Craig, would in any way approach her fame in the theatre...
49. Elwy Yost Elwy Yost Self, The National Scream
50. Robert Burns Robert Burns Soundtrack, Iron Man 3 Robert Burns was born to a poor farming family in the Lowlands of Scotland in 1759. During his adult years he wrote several volumes of poetry that were well received. By the time of his death he was considered the poet laureate of Scotland, and is still considered so by many to this day. Among his many poems are; Auld Lang Syne, Coming Thro the Rye, Tam O'Shanter etc.
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