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1. 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...
2. Bob Hope Bob Hope Self, The 50th Annual Academy Awards Comedian Bob Hope was born Leslie Townes Hope in Eltham, London, England, the fifth of seven sons of Avis (Townes), light opera singer, and William Henry Hope, a stonemason from Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. His maternal grandmother was Welsh. Hope moved to Bristol before emigrating with his parents to the US in 1908...
3. 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...
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. 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...
6. Binnie Barnes Binnie Barnes Actress, The Trouble with Angels British-born actress who appeared in both British and American films, but who found her greatest success in Hollywood second leads. After a variety of jobs, including nurse, chorus girl and milkmaid, Barnes entered vaudeville. She appeared in more than a score of short comedies with comedian Stanley Lupino before making her feature bow in 1931...
7. Geoffrey Hughes Geoffrey Hughes Actor, Yellow Submarine Geoffrey began his extensive stage career at the Unity Theatre Stoke Liverpool. He then appeared in several West End productions, such as Say Goodnight to Grandma and Run for your Wife. He has appeared in numerous TV shows, including Coronation Street and Keeping Up Appearances, where he plays the slob Onslow...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. Karin Booth Karin Booth Actress, Tobor the Great
12. Polly Platt Polly Platt Producer, Pretty Baby
13. Amjad Khan Amjad Khan Actor, Sholay
14. 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...
15. Johnny Weissmuller Jr. Johnny Weissmuller Jr. Actor, American Graffiti
16. Michael Winkelman Michael Winkelman Actor, The Big Knife
17. 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...
18. Isabel Dean Isabel Dean Actress, The Passionate Friends
19. Lew Brown Lew Brown Actor, Airport
20. 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...
21. Elizabeth Allan Elizabeth Allan Actress, A Tale of Two Cities
22. Sajan Bhagat Sajan Bhagat Actor, Kids
23. Maxine Gates Maxine Gates Actress, Husbands Beware
24. Paul Roebling Paul Roebling Actor, Blue Thunder
25. Brigitte Horney Brigitte Horney Actress, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
26. 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...
27. Pearl Shear Pearl Shear Actress, High Anxiety
28. 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...
29. Noel Behn Noel Behn Writer, Stakeout
30. Farid Shawqi Farid Shawqi Actor, Cairo Station
31. Blanche Hanalis Blanche Hanalis Writer, Little House on the Prairie
32. Ettore Manni Ettore Manni Actor, 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...
33. Juney Ellis Juney Ellis Actress, Earth Girls Are Easy
34. Rushdy Abaza Rushdy Abaza Actor, The Ten Commandments
35. Russ Mayberry Russ Mayberry Director, Code of Honor
36. Harve Foster Harve Foster Director, Song of the South
37. Carol Gillies Carol Gillies Actress, Baby Boom
38. Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein Writer, O Cinema Falado Gertrude Stein was the fifth child in the Daniel and Amelia Stein family. She grew up in a trilingual environment, spending her childhood in Vienna and Paris, then living in California. She graduated from Radcliffe College and went to the Medical School at Johns Hopkins University for 2 years. She continued her medical studies in Europe...
39. Lisa Britt Lisa Britt Actress, Sudden Impact
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. Ravi Baswani Ravi Baswani Actor, Who Pays the Piper
43. Frank Inn Frank Inn Miscellaneous Crew, Breakfast at Tiffany's Frank Inn was a legendary animal trainer whose menagerie won a total of 40 Patsy Awards, the animal kingdom's equivalent of the Oscar. The Patsy Award is given out by the American Humane Association's Hollywood branch and stands for Picture Animal Top Star of the Year. It was first given out in 1951...
44. Julián de Meriche Julián de Meriche Actor, El Topo
45. Agota Kristof Agota Kristof Writer, Burning in the Wind
46. Antonio de Salazar Antonio de Salazar Production Manager, The Exterminating Angel
47. Sobey Martin Sobey Martin Director, The Hungry Sea
48. Brian MacWilliam Brian MacWilliam Stunts, Hobo with a Shotgun
49. Britt Nilsson Britt Nilsson Actress, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
50. Bobby Day Bobby Day Soundtrack, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
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