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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. 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...
3. John Schlesinger John Schlesinger Director, Midnight Cowboy Oscar-winning director John Schlesinger, who was born in London, England on February 16, 1926, was the eldest child born of 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...
4. 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...
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 was either blind or didn't exist...
6. 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.
7. 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...
8. Akihiko Hirata Akihiko Hirata Actor, Godzilla 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...
9. Robert E. Morrison Robert E. Morrison Producer, Seven Men from Now
10. 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...
11. Jerome Moross Jerome Moross Music Department, The Bishop's Wife 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...
12. Toni Gerry Toni Gerry Actress, Lust for Life
13. 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...
14. Don Weis Don Weis Director, Petrocelli Milwaukee-born Don Weis began as a director of light-hearted, often youth-oriented entertainment. After graduating in film studies from the University of Southern California in 1942, he got his first job as an errand boy at Warner Brothers. He saw wartime service as a technician with the 1st Motion Picture Unit of the U.S...
15. Allan Forrest Allan Forrest Actor, The Man Between
16. Edgar Stehli Edgar Stehli Actor, Seconds
17. 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...
18. Randy Pausch Randy Pausch Actor, Star Trek Randall Frederick Pausch was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and raised in Columbia, Maryland. He graduated 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. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University...
19. Carl Brashear Carl Brashear Actor, Men of Honor
20. Steve Rubell Steve Rubell Self, Dracula Bites the Big Apple Steve Rubell is known as the owner of the world famous New York nightclub Studio 54. Born and raised in New York, Rubell and his business partner Ian Schrager operated a number of restaurants and offices before deciding to create the ultimate nightclub. Renting a vacant theater on west 54th Street in Manhattan...
21. Douglas Hickox Douglas Hickox Director, Theatre of Blood
22. Vladimir Vysotskiy Vladimir Vysotskiy Actor, Interventsiya Vladimir Vysotsky was an iconic Russian actor, singer-songwriter and public figure, who wrote over 700 songs and gave over 2000 public and private performances as an anti-establishment singer of the 60s and 70s in the former Soviet Union. He was one of the Soviet Union's boldest and most celebrated...
23. David Jackson David Jackson Actor, 10 Rillington Place
24. 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.
25. Elisabeth Volkmann Elisabeth Volkmann Actress, Lola
26. Alfred Drake Alfred Drake Actor, The Edge of Night 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...
27. Yasmin Ahmad Yasmin Ahmad Director, Chinese Eye
28. Miguel Inclán Miguel Inclán Actor, Los Olvidados Miguel Inclan was a popular villain of Mexican cinema from the 1930s into the 1950s, although he also had some sympathetic roles, notably as the kindly policeman in Salón México and several appearances as Benito Juárez. Inclán came from a theatrical family and started out working in the carpa theatres (he later bought a theatre with his film earnings and put his extended family to work in it)...
29. Carter Mullally Jr. Carter Mullally Jr. Actor, Where Is Everybody?
30. A.E. Matthews A.E. Matthews Actor, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp The venerable British stage and film actor A.E. Matthews was born Alfred Edward Matthews on November 22, 1869 in Bridlington, Yorkshire, England. The actor nicknamed "Matty" established himself on the British and American stage and in British films, taking up the craft after working as a clerk in a London bookstore...
31. Charlie Rich Charlie Rich Soundtrack, The Firm
32. David Barby David Barby Self, Derby
33. Alf Joint Alf Joint Stunts, Doctor Who
34. Bruce Adler Bruce Adler Actor, Beauty and the Beast
35. Purnell Pratt Purnell Pratt Actor, Scarface
36. Mickey Martin Mickey Martin Actor, Harrigan's Kid
37. Harry M. Warner Harry M. Warner Producer, My Four Years in Germany
38. 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...
39. Gerardo de Leon Gerardo de Leon Director, El filibusterismo
40. Jimmy Chagra Jimmy Chagra Uncategorised
41. Albert Sinkys Albert Sinkys Actor, Ms. 45
42. Redford White Redford White Actor, Isprikitik: Walastik kung pumitik
43. Gustavo Alatriste Gustavo Alatriste Director, La casa de Bernarda Alba
44. Phoolan Devi Phoolan Devi Self, Episode dated 10 December 1996
45. Leota Lane Leota Lane Actress, Three Hollywood Girls
46. Irene Cagen Irene Cagen Casting Director, Playing by Heart
47. Claude Cerval Claude Cerval Actor, Belle de Jour
48. Christopher Salamunovich Christopher Salamunovich Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Sleepwalkers
49. Jack Slater Jack Slater Actor, Sweet Dreams
50. Stanley Kaufman Stanley Kaufman Thanks, Man on the Moon
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