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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, 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...
4. Barbara Marx Barbara Marx Self, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts
5. Hywel Bennett Hywel Bennett Actor, Shelley
6. 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...
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. 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...
9. Edgar Stehli Edgar Stehli Actor, Seconds
10. 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...
11. Dennis Hoey Dennis Hoey Actor, Terror by Night
12. 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.
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. A.E. Matthews A.E. Matthews Actor, Man with a Million 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...
17. Toni Gerry Toni Gerry Actress, Lust for Life
18. Robert E. Morrison Robert E. Morrison Producer, 7 Men from Now
19. Douglas Hickox Douglas Hickox Director, Theater of Blood
20. Carter Mullally Jr. Carter Mullally Jr. Actor, The Beasts Are on the Streets
21. Redford White Redford White Actor, Kokey
22. Çolpan Ilhan Çolpan Ilhan Actress, Tatli Hayat
23. David Jackson David Jackson Actor, 10 Rillington Place
24. David Durand David Durand Actor, Pleased to Mitt You
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. 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...
28. Elisabeth Volkmann Elisabeth Volkmann Actress, Klimbim
29. Tom Clegg Tom Clegg Director, Sharpe's Company
30. Charlie Rich Charlie Rich Soundtrack, Wild
31. Alf Joint Alf Joint Stunts, Doctor Who
32. 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...
33. Gerardo de Leon Gerardo de Leon Director, El filibusterismo
34. Robert Andersen Robert Andersen Actor, Action in Arabia
35. Jack Walsh Jack Walsh Actor, A Simple Plan
36. Robin Phillips Robin Phillips Actor, Tales from the Crypt
37. Vladimir Vysotskiy Vladimir Vysotskiy Actor, Warrior 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...
38. Steve Rubell Steve Rubell Self, Dracula Bites the Big Apple Steve Rubell was known as the co-founder and co-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...
39. Yasmin Ahmad Yasmin Ahmad Director, Sepet
40. Harry M. Warner Harry M. Warner Producer, My Four Years in Germany
41. Wong Chung Wong Chung Actor, King of Chinatown
42. Miguel Inclán Miguel Inclán Actor, The Young and the Damned 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)...
43. Bruce Adler Bruce Adler Actor, Beauty and the Beast
44. Mikhail Pugovkin Mikhail Pugovkin Actor, Operatsiya 'Y' i drugie priklyucheniya Shurika 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...
45. Purnell Pratt Purnell Pratt Actor, Scarface
46. Carl Brashear Carl Brashear Actor, Men of Honor
47. Margo Jones Margo Jones Self, It's News to Me
48. Johnny Bode Johnny Bode Soundtrack, När molnen skingras 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...
49. Leota Lane Leota Lane Actress, Three Hollywood Girls
50. B.R. Ishara B.R. Ishara Director, Hum Do Hamare Do B.R.Isharas's real name is Roshanlal Sharma and he is from Himachal Pradesh. He ran away from home and came to Bombay and began working as a tea boy on the sets of Hindi films. As is normal, a small boy in India is addressed as Babu. So he became Babu and very soon graduated to becoming a spot boy on the sets...
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