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1. Judith Barsi Judith Barsi Actress, The Land Before Time The only child of Jozsef Barsi and Maria Benko, Judith Eva Barsi beat 10,000 to 1 odds when she was discovered at a San Fernando Valley skating rink at 5 1/2 years old in 1983. She was mistaken for a three year old child. Her first commercial was for Donald Duck Orange Juice and she went on to appear in anywhere between 50-100 commercials...
2. John Schlesinger John Schlesinger Director, Midnight Cowboy Oscar-winning director John Schlesinger, who was born in London, on February 16, 1926, was the eldest child in a solidly middle-class Jewish family. Berbard Schlesinger, his father, was a pediatrician, and his mother, Winifred, was a musician. He served in the Army in the Far East during World War II...
3. Vincente Minnelli Vincente Minnelli Director, Gigi Born Lester Anthony Minnelli in Chicago on February 28 1903, his father Vincent was a musical conductor of the Minnelli Brothers' Tent Theater. Wanting to pursue an artistic career, Minelli worked in the costume department of the Chicago Theater, then on Broadway during the depression as a set designer and costumer...
4. Ford Rainey Ford Rainey Actor, Halloween II American character actor of stage, films, and television. A native of Idaho, Rainey was the son of a colorful character who was, among many other things, a champion of local dance contests. As a boy, Rainey was painfully shy, but found an outlet in school plays. He pursued stage work in regional companies...
5. Bernadette Lafont Bernadette Lafont Actress, The Mother and the Whore Bernadette Lafont was born at the Protestant Health Home of Nîmes in Gard, the only child of a pharmacist and a housewife from the Cévennes. Her mother always wanted a boy to name Bernard and, once she gave birth to a girl, she enjoyed to hold this against all the catholics she knew as the proof that their God either was blind or didn't exist...
6. Toni Gerry Toni Gerry Actress, Lust for Life
7. Nan Grey Nan Grey Actress, The Invisible Man Returns Born as Eschal Loleet Grey Miller in 1918, Nan Grey was an actress who worked for Universal and other studios in the 1930s. She is probably best remembered for her work in the two Deanna Durbin movies, Three Smart Girls and Three Smart Girls Grow Up. Other than the Durbin vehicles, Grey was relegated to mostly "B" movies...
8. Cecilia Parker Cecilia Parker Actress, Riders of Destiny Canadian-born Cecilia Parker, daughter of a British army officer, moved with her family to Hollywood when she was a child. After graduation from high school she got a job as an extra. She did extra work for about a year before she was noticed by Fox executives, who signed her to a contract in 1931. Her career went along steadily if not spectacularly until 1937...
9. Mihalis Kakogiannis Mihalis Kakogiannis Director, Zorba the Greek Sent to London to read for the Bar, Cacoyannis gravitated instead to the Old Vic stage school. He had a short stage career under the name "Michael Yannis" before deciding he wanted to direct films.
10. Dennis Hoey Dennis Hoey Actor, Terror by Night Character actor in early-30's UK films who then enjoyed a career in Hollywood from the late 30's through earlier 50's.
11. Buddy Myers Buddy Myers Sound Department, The Manchurian Candidate
12. Eric Pohlmann Eric Pohlmann Actor, The Return of the Pink Panther Born in Vienna. Studied at Max Reinhardt School. Early years as entertainer at Reiss Bar in Vienna. Often appeared at still-existing Raimund-Theater. Met wife, Liselotte, on stage in Brno (now Czech Republic). She escaped to London in 1938, he in 1939, where they married that year. Frequent appearances on German BBC during the war...
13. Lloyd Nelson Lloyd Nelson Miscellaneous Crew, Unforgiven Born and raised in Minneapolis, Lloyd Nelson also went to radio school there. He worked at a few stations in the mid-south and in the Twin Cities market before he was drafted; he later (1953) came out to Hollywood using the G.I. Bill to attend the Pasadena Playhouse. He made his movie debut in a small...
14. Tony Bravo Tony Bravo Actor, Powertool
15. David Jackson David Jackson Actor, 10 Rillington Place
16. Tom Clegg Tom Clegg Director, Sharpe's Company
17. Douglas Hickox Douglas Hickox Director, Theatre of Blood
18. Carl Brashear Carl Brashear Actor, Men of Honor
19. Jack Walsh Jack Walsh Actor, A Simple Plan
20. Tim LaHaye Tim LaHaye Writer, Left Behind
21. Akihiko Hirata Akihiko Hirata Actor, Gojira He had an unusual background for an actor: his formal education began in a kindergarten founded by the wartime-era Japanese Imperial Army, and continued in a military academy which was Tokyo's answer to West Point. Upon graduating from Tokyo University (Japan's most prestigious), Hirata confounded many family expectations of him by pursuing a career in acting...
22. Howard Vernon Howard Vernon Actor, Delicatessen Swiss-born actor Howard Vernon (né Mario Lippert) would make his infamous claim to fame as a stock lead player for the lowgrade, campy horror features of notorious director Jesús Franco, starring as Dr. Orloff, Dracula, and other terrorizers, most of them produced in Spain or France. Born in 1914 the son of a Swiss father and American mother...
23. Robert E. Morrison Robert E. Morrison Producer, Seven Men from Now
24. Jerome Moross Jerome Moross Music Department, Wagon Train Brooklyn-born composer and orchestrator, who graduated from New York University at the age of eighteen. A child prodigy, he was already an accomplished pianist at the age of five and began composing music three years later. His first serious work ('Paeans') was performed in public when he was seventeen...
25. Gerardo de Leon Gerardo de Leon Director, El filibusterismo
26. Edgar Stehli Edgar Stehli Actor, Seconds
27. Valdas Mikolas Jatautis Valdas Mikolas Jatautis Actor, Mars! Mars! Tra-ta-ta!
28. Shôzô Makino Shôzô Makino Director, Gôketsu Jiraiya Called the "father of Japanese film," Shozo Makino was a director during the pioneer days of Japanese film, and was also a producer and business executive. Makino was born in Kyoto on September 22, 1878. His mother ran a theater, and his association with movies began when the motion picture fan, Naganosuke Yokota...
29. Charlie Rich Charlie Rich Soundtrack, Wild
30. Michael Mundell Michael Mundell Actor, The Blood Beast Terror
31. Johnny Bode Johnny Bode Composer, Åsa-Nisse After his debut at seventeen, Bode recorded hundreds of songs, many of them his own compositions. One of his best-known songs is "En herre i frack" (A Gentleman in Tailcoat), which Gösta Ekman (senior) sang in 1936. The song later become popularized by famous Swedish singer Jan Malmsjö, who added it to his repertoire...
32. Leonid Yengibarov Leonid Yengibarov Actor, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
33. Irene Cagen Irene Cagen Casting Department, Medium
34. Randy Pausch Randy Pausch Actor, Star Trek Randolph Frederick Pausch was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and raised in Columbia, Maryland. He graduated in 1978 from Oakland Mills High School in Columbia and, in May 1982, received his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. In August 1988 he earned his Ph.D...
35. Mikhail Pugovkin Mikhail Pugovkin Actor, Twelve Chairs Mikhail Pugovkin was a Russian comedian known for his roles in Wedding in Malinovka and Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future. He was born Mikhail Ivanovich Pugon'kin on July 13, 1923, in the village of Rameshki, Kostroma province, Russia, Soviet Union. At age 13, Pugovkin moved to Moscow. He had a dream of being an actor, but his first job was that of a metal worker at a Moscow factory...
36. Carter Mullally Jr. Carter Mullally Jr. Actor, The Beasts Are on the Streets
37. Jack Morgan Jack Morgan Actor, I Do
38. Alfred Drake Alfred Drake Actor, Strange Victory One of Broadway's most venerable, respected musical leading men, Alfred Drake created the male leads in "Oklahoma!" (1943), "Kiss Me Kate" (1949) and "Kismet" (1953). Sadly, he re-created none of these roles on screen. Very much a man of his beloved live theater, he never did go to Hollywood, except for the starring role in "Tars and Spars" (1946) for Columbia Pictures...
39. Leslie Bush-Fekete Leslie Bush-Fekete Writer, Heaven Can Wait
40. Harry M. Warner Harry M. Warner Producer, My Four Years in Germany
41. Robin Phillips Robin Phillips Actor, Tales from the Crypt
42. Stanley Kaufman Stanley Kaufman Self, 100 Greatest Stand-Ups
43. Todd Davis Todd Davis Actor, General Hospital
44. Elisabeth Volkmann Elisabeth Volkmann Actress, Klimbim
45. Hal Foster Hal Foster Writer, Prince Valiant
46. Alexander Engel Alexander Engel Actor, Aufruhr im Schlaraffenland Alexander Engel was born in Berlin on 4-6-1902. He studied drama at the Reicherschen Hochschule für dramatische Kunst. He debuted at the theater in Allenstein in 1923 and was later hired in Königsberg, in Rostock and, from 1931, in Berlin. One year later he started a film career that would occupy him until his death in Saarbrücken on 25-7-1968...
47. Gunars Cilinskis Gunars Cilinskis Actor, Ezera Sonate
48. Luís Santos Luís Santos Actor, Brandos Costumes
49. Georges Charlia Georges Charlia Actor, Prix de beauté (Miss Europe)
50. Georges Berr Georges Berr Writer, Le million
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