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1. Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift Actor, From Here to Eternity Edward Montgomery Clift (nicknamed 'Monty' his entire life) was born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, just after his twin sister Roberta and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. Their father William made a lot of money in banking but was quite poor during the depression. Their mother...
2. Vic Morrow Vic Morrow Actor, Twilight Zone: The Movie Born in the Bronx, Vic Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While Morrow was working on his degree in Law, he also took part in a school play and found that he preferred stage acting to courtroom acting...
3. Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Soundtrack, About Time Amy Winehouse was a five-time Grammy Award-winning English singer-songwriter known for such hits as 'Rehab' and 'You Know I'm No Good' among her other works. She was born Amy Jade Winehouse, on September 14, 1983, in Enfield, London, England to a Jewish family with Russian ancestry on her mother's side...
4. Leo McKern Leo McKern Actor, The Blue Lagoon Although he sounded very British, Leo McKern was an Australian. By the time he was 15 years old, he had endured an accident that left him without his left eye. A glass eye replaced it - one might conjecture for the better, as far as making McKern a one-day actor of singular focus (no pun intended; his face had that extremely focused look)...
5. Christopher Mayer Christopher Mayer Actor, Liar Liar
6. D.W. Griffith D.W. Griffith Director, The Birth of a Nation David Wark Griffith was born in rural Kentucky to Jacob "Roaring Jake" Griffith, a former Confederate Army colonel and Civil War hero. Young Griffith grew up with his father's romantic war stories and melodramatic nineteenth-century literature that were to eventually mold his black-and-white view of human existence and history...
7. Van Heflin Van Heflin Actor, Shane Craggy-faced, dependable star character actor Van Heflin never quite made the Hollywood "A" list, but made up for what he lacked in appearance with hard work, charisma and solid acting performances. He was born Emmett Evan Heflin in Oklahoma in December 1910, the son of Fanny Bleecker (Shippey) and Emmett Evan Heflin...
8. Fintan Meyler Fintan Meyler Actress, Don't Shoot the Piano Player A dark-haired, brown-eyed daughter of Ireland, Fintan Meyler (one of seven children) knew from girlhood that she wanted to be an actress, and yet as a kid she never revealed her secret ambition. But after completing her early years of schooling at a Dublin convent, she began studying at the Gate Theatre...
9. Mario Brega Mario Brega Actor, For a Few Dollars More
10. Dora Bryan Dora Bryan Actress, A Taste of Honey
11. Lucy Landau Lucy Landau Actress, The Thrill of It All
12. Arletty Arletty Actress, The Longest Day Before Arlette-Leonie Bathiat went to the movies she was a secretary and had posed several times as a model for different painters and photographers. In 1920 she debuted on stage at a theatre. She only began to work in movies after 1930. After World War II she was condemned to prison for having been the lover of a German official during the ocupation of France...
13. DeVeren Bookwalter DeVeren Bookwalter Actor, The Enforcer DeVeren Bookwalter honed his TV and movie acting talents originally in stage work in New York. From the east he moved to Los Angeles in the early 1970s, to plumb the opportunities of West Coast acting. One of the first of varied small roles in his new movie career was The Omega Man. Bookwalter had a particular passion for Shakespeare and found an adequate outlet in his association with R...
14. Lloyd Gough Lloyd Gough Actor, Sunset Blvd.
15. Mickey Shaughnessy Mickey Shaughnessy Actor, From Here to Eternity Mickey Shaugnessy, the Irish-American character actor best known for his portrayal of Elvis Presley's musical mentor in the rock n' roll classic "Jailhouse Rock" (1957), was born Joseph Michael Shaughnessy on August 5, 1920 in New York City. As a performer, the young Mickey made his bones on the Catskill Mountains tourist resort circuit...
16. Aliki Vougiouklaki Aliki Vougiouklaki Actress, Madalena Aliki Vougiouklaki was born in 1934 (or 1933, according to some sources), in Maroussi Attikis, Greece. She studied at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made her stage debut in a 1953 Athens production of Molière's "Le malade imaginaire". Around the same time she made her movie debut in The Little Mouse...
17. Mehmood Mehmood Actor, Andaz Apna Apna
18. Sheila Bromley Sheila Bromley Actress, Lawless Range
19. Elvire Audray Elvire Audray Actress, White Slave
20. David Warbeck David Warbeck Actor, The Beyond New Zealand born actor David Warbeck made his feature film debut in Wolfshead: The Legend of Robin Hood. Warbeck went pro following studies at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and during the 1970s became a popular European star of low-budget genre pictures made in Italy, the U.S. and England. His notable films include Antonio Margheriti's L'isola del tesoro and Luci Fulci's The Beyond...
21. Jean Howell Jean Howell Actress, Superstar
22. Robert J. Flaherty Robert J. Flaherty Director, Nanook of the North
23. Charles Horvath Charles Horvath Actor, A Woman Under the Influence Began in films as stuntman, eventually becoming one of the top stuntmen in the business. Continued doing stuntwork throughout his acting career.
24. Esther Dale Esther Dale Actress, The Awful Truth Esther Dale was born on November 10, 1885 in Beaufort, South Carolina. She attended Leland and Gray Seminary in Townsend, Vermont, and then studied music in Berlin, Germany, and had a successful career as a lieder singer. Later, she became an actress in summer stock. She had the title role on Broadway of Carrie Nation in 1933...
25. Anthony Sharp Anthony Sharp Actor, A Clockwork Orange
26. Derek Blomfield Derek Blomfield Actor, Hobson's Choice
27. Maxine Audley Maxine Audley Actress, Peeping Tom
28. Rona Anderson Rona Anderson Actress, A Christmas Carol
29. Florence Paterson Florence Paterson Actress, Little Women
30. Douglass Montgomery Douglass Montgomery Actor, Little Women Montgomery, on stage by his teens, was scouted by MGM. The studio changed his name to Kent Douglass and cast him in dashing or romantic roles opposite some of MGM's powerhouse actresses, such as Joan Crawford (in Paid ) and Katharine Hepburn (in Little Women, in which he played the role of Laurie)...
31. John Hopkins John Hopkins Writer, Thunderball
32. Ruth Batchelor Ruth Batchelor Soundtrack, Girls! Girls! Girls!
33. Piero Piccioni Piero Piccioni Soundtrack, Silver Linings Playbook Piero Piccioni was born in Turin (Italy) on the 6th December 1921. Son of a pure Turinese mother (her maiden name was Marengo), and from here the pseudonym Piero Morgan, which he adopted until 1957. He had played on the radio with his historic Big Band "013" in 1938, to then return, after the liberation of Italy in 1944...
34. Lili Darvas Lili Darvas Actress, Love Hungarian-born Lili Darvas (pronounced 'Darvash') was a major star first in Budapest, then on the German stage with Max Reinhardt's theatre company during the 1920's, touring Europe with plays by Goethe, Shakespeare, Tolstoy and Shaw. She received her education at the Budapest Lyceum and made her acting debut at the age of 20 as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet"...
35. Kay Kyser Kay Kyser Self, Episode #2.13 Bandleader and radio personality memorable for his "Kollege of Musical Knowledge". Often sporting his trademark mortarboard and gown, he appeared with his band in a few World War II-era movies.
36. Djibril Diop Mambéty Djibril Diop Mambéty Director, Touki Bouki Born the son of a Muslim cleric in Colobane, near Dakar, Senegal, Djibril Diop Mambéty received no formal training in filmmaking. He experimented with theater, but in 1968, he was asked to leave an avant-garde theater group. Shortly thereafter, he made his first film short called Badou Boy, which dealt with the life of a young renegade...
37. Vernon Steele Vernon Steele Actor, Captain Blood
38. Renee Chen Renee Chen Uncategorised
39. Hans J. Salter Hans J. Salter Music Department, House of Frankenstein
40. Yvonne Sanson Yvonne Sanson Actress, The Conformist
41. Loretta Andrews Loretta Andrews Actress, 42nd Street
42. My-ca Dinh Le My-ca Dinh Le Uncategorised
43. Franz Josef Gottlieb Franz Josef Gottlieb Director, The Black Abbot
44. Lee Kurty Lee Kurty Actress, Love of Life
45. Sally Ride Sally Ride Self, The Dream Is Alive
46. Myron Floren Myron Floren Soundtrack, Good Morning, Vietnam Composer, accordionist, educator and singer, educated at Augustana College. He entertained at World War II USO camp shows and earned a War Department citation for front-line entertaining. After the War, he began a radio career in Saint Louis, Missouri until 1950, and, from 1949-1950, he headed the accordion department at the College of Music there...
47. Jean Muir Jean Muir Actress, A Midsummer Night's Dream Tall, blond-haired US stage, screen and TV actress from the 30's through the mid-60's, after which she retired from acting to teach drama at a college in the US Midwest.
48. Georges Auric Georges Auric Composer, Roman Holiday At the least George Auric was a fine musician, having been a child prodigy, but he was much more in the musical world. He studied under Vincent D'Indy (a devotee of Cesar Franck and the German school of symphonic composition) and attended the Paris Conservatory (1920). By the time he was 20 he had orchestrated and written incidental music for ballets and the stage...
49. Ken Christy Ken Christy Actor, Momentum
50. Joseph Kessel Joseph Kessel Writer, Belle de Jour
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