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1. Bob Hope Bob Hope Self, The 50th Annual Academy Awards Comedian, born in London and moved to Bristol before emigrating with his parents to the US in 1908. After some years on the stage as a dancer and comedian, he made his first film appearance in The Big Broadcast of 1938 singing "Thanks for the Memory," which became his signature tune. In partnership with Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, he appeared in the highly successful "Road to ...
2. James Mason James Mason Actor, North by Northwest James Mason was a great English actor of British and American films. He was born in Yorkshire, attended Marlborough and Cambridge, where he discovered acting on a lark and abandoned a planned career as an architect. Following work in stock companies, he joined the Old Vic under the guidance of Sir Tyrone Guthrie and of Alexander Korda...
3. William Wyler William Wyler Director, Ben-Hur William Wyler was an American filmmaker who, at the time of his death in 1981, was considered by his peers as second only to John Ford as a master craftsman of cinema. The winner of three Best Director Academy Awards, second again only to Ford's four, Wyler's reputation has unfairly suffered as...
4. Maury Chaykin Maury Chaykin Actor, Dances with Wolves The award-winning Canadian-American character actor Maury Chaykin was born on July 27, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Professor Irving J. Chaykin and his wife Clarice. Irving Chaykin, an American citizen, taught accountancy at the City College of New York. The former Clarice Bloomfield, his mother...
5. R.G. Armstrong R.G. Armstrong Actor, Predator A golden career was reflected in his name. Robert Golden Armstrong ("Bob" to his friends) was born in Birmingham, Alabama on April 7, 1917. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While there, he was frequently performing on stage with the Carolina Playmakers. After graduating, R.G...
6. Binnie Barnes Binnie Barnes Actress, The Trouble with Angels Her early work, beginning at age 15, included milkmaid, nurse, chorus girl, dance hostess and a vaudeville rope-twirling act in which she was known as "Texas Binnie Barnes." Her acting debut, with Charles Laughton, was in 1929 in Silver Tassie; her film debut was the English movie Night in Montmartre. She did 26 comedy shorts with Stanley Lupino...
7. Geoffrey Hughes Geoffrey Hughes Actor, Yellow Submarine Geoffrey Hughes has acted in a wide variety of television series for many years. His first major TV role was in Coronation Street, and having left the soap after nine years he managed to steer away from the traditional career slumps suffered by many ex-soap actors. It's not hard to see why. Whilst often typecast as the "loveable rogue" type character...
8. Norman Alden Norman Alden Actor, Back to the Future Born Norman Adelberg in 1924, he served in the Army during World War II. At the end of the conflict he had the opportunity to benefit from the Montgomery GI Bill program meant to help returning soldiers to start or resume studying. That is how, while attending Texas Christian University, he discovered on the boards of on-campus theater that he had a talent for acting...
9. Tony Martin Tony Martin Self, The Tony Martin Show Born Alvin Morris, the son of immigrants from Poland, Tony Martin received a soprano saxophone on his tenth birthday. In his grammar school glee club, he became an instrumentalist and soprano pop singer. When in high school, he then formed his first band called "The Red Peppers", eventually joining a local orchestra leader...
10. Youssef Chahine Youssef Chahine Director, September 11 Youssef Chahine (born in Alexandria, Egypt, 1926) started studying in a friars' school, and then turned to English College until the High School Certificate. After one year in the University of Alexandria, he moved to the U.S. and spent two years at the Pasadena Play House, taking courses on film and dramatic arts...
11. Polly Platt Polly Platt Producer, Pretty Baby
12. Michael Winkelman Michael Winkelman Actor, The Big Knife
13. Lew Brown Lew Brown Actor, Airport
14. Amjad Khan Amjad Khan Actor, Sholay
15. Lilian Harvey Lilian Harvey Soundtrack, Inglourious Basterds Lilian Harvey was born on January 19th, 1906 in London. Her mother was English and her father was German. When she was eight her family moved to Berlin shortly before the outbreak of WW1. She spent much of the war at school in Switzerland where she broadened her knowledge of languages and classical dance...
16. Miklós Rózsa Miklós Rózsa Music Department, Ben-Hur 'Miklos Rozsa' studied the violin from the age of five. In 1926, he began studying at the Leipzig Conservatory. In 1929, his violin concerto was performed there. While living in Paris from 1931, Rozsa had his 'Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song' and his 'Symphony and Serenade for Small Orchestra' performed...
17. Britt Nilsson Britt Nilsson Actress, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
18. Johnny Weissmuller Jr. Johnny Weissmuller Jr. Actor, American Graffiti
19. Isabel Dean Isabel Dean Actress, The Passionate Friends
20. Brigitte Horney Brigitte Horney Actress, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
21. Danny Simon Danny Simon Writer, The Colgate Comedy Hour Danny Simon was a comedy writer, who together with his brother, Neil Simon, wrote for such classic 1950s television series as Your Show of Shows. It was Danny who mentored his younger sibling and nicknamed him "Doc". They worked together in radio in the late 1940s and then in television, a period of their lives chronicled in Neil Simon's 1993 play, "Laughter on the 23rd Floor"...
22. William Tuttle William Tuttle Make-Up Department, North by Northwest William Tuttle was born in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1911. At the age of 15 he was forced to leave school in order to earn a living so he could support his mother and younger brother, Thomas Tuttle. His music background got him work with comedy teams and a burlesque orchestra and, finally, his own band...
23. Karin Booth Karin Booth Actress, The Unfinished Dance
24. Paul Roebling Paul Roebling Actor, Blue Thunder
25. Harry Shannon Harry Shannon Actor, Citizen Kane Born and raised on a farm in Michigan in 1890, Irish-American character actor Harry Shannon had the credentials for becoming a staple player in westerns. He started off his career traveling around with repertory and stock companies and developed his musical abilities in tent shows, burlesque houses and such tuneful Broadway shows as "Oh...
26. Elizabeth Allan Elizabeth Allan Actress, A Tale of Two Cities
27. Luis De Jesus Luis De Jesus Actor, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Best known for his role as Ralphus the demented dwarf in the infamous film Bloodsucking Freaks, which is also known as Blood Sucking Freaks. Luis DeJesus had been a circus performer, but was actually quite infamous around New York in the Seventies for his role in a stag movie, a charming little ditty entitled The Anal Dwarf...
28. Juney Ellis Juney Ellis Actress, The Midnight Sun
29. Brian MacWilliam Brian MacWilliam Stunts, Hobo with a Shotgun
30. Russ Mayberry Russ Mayberry Director, Code of Honor
31. Akima Akima Actor, John Carter Akima "Hus" Castaneda was born and raised in Santa Barbara in at the Viilage of" Syuchtune "Akima is a member of the"Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation" in Southern California Akima holds a degree in Political Science and Enviromental Studies and has been involved in human rights issues since the mid-70's .Has assisted in over 250 film,and video productions to date...
32. Jenny Karezi Jenny Karezi Actress, The Red Lanterns When Jenny Karezi died on 27 of July 1992 from cancer, she had 37 years of career in the cultural life of Greece under her belt; gaining massive popularity and critical acclaim. Born in 1932 in North Greece, Jenny Karezi, was initially named Eygenia Karpoyzi. Her father was a mathematician and her mother a high school teacher...
33. Sajan Bhagat Sajan Bhagat Actor, Kids
34. Rushdy Abaza Rushdy Abaza Actor, The Ten Commandments
35. Noel Behn Noel Behn Writer, Stakeout
36. Farid Shawqi Farid Shawqi Actor, Cairo Station
37. Ettore Manni Ettore Manni Actor, The City of Women Dark, rugged and exceedingly good-looking, Italian actor Ettore Manni was a familiar presence in Neopolitan romancers and costumers. He also gave added stature to a number of peplum films and spaghetti westerns of the 1960s. On screen from 1952, he appeared in over 100 films in his close to three-decade career...
38. Michel Audiard Michel Audiard Writer, Under Suspicion After the Liberation Michel Audiard started a career as a movie magazine writer. Under the pen name of Jacques Potier he worked for short-lived titles such as "L'Etoile du Soir" and "Cinévie". One day, André Hunebelle, the popular French filmmaker, asked him if he thought he could write an adventure story for him. And, well...
39. Pearl Shear Pearl Shear Actress, High Anxiety
40. Lisa Britt Lisa Britt Actress, Sudden Impact
41. Michel Lemoine Michel Lemoine Actor, Seven Women for Satan
42. Paddy Joyce Paddy Joyce Actor, Alice in Wonderland
43. Carol Gillies Carol Gillies Actress, Baby Boom
44. Blanche Hanalis Blanche Hanalis Writer, Little House on the Prairie
45. Ravi Baswani Ravi Baswani Actor, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
46. Josephine Crowell Josephine Crowell Actress, The Birth of a Nation Josephine Crowell was a Canadian-born character actress. She appeared in vaudeville as early as 1879. On screen, she is best remembered for her dramatic portrayal of the mother in D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation, her comedic performances in Harold Lloyd's Speedy and Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy's Wrong Again...
47. Marisa Merlini Marisa Merlini Actress, Bread, Love and Dreams
48. Karen Ciral Karen Ciral Actress, Love, Swedish Style
49. Shigeru Amachi Shigeru Amachi Actor, The Sinners of Hell
50. Bobby Day Bobby Day Soundtrack, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
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