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1. David Niven David Niven Actor, The Pink Panther David Niven was named after the Saint's Day on which he was born, St. David, patron Saint of Wales. He attended Stowe School and Sandhurst Military Academy and served for two years in Malta with the Highland Light Infantry. At the outbreak of World War II, although a top-line star, he re-joined the army (Rifle Brigade)...
2. Luis Buñuel Luis Buñuel Writer, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the university there, where his close friends included Salvador Dalí and Federico García Lorca...
3. Raymond Massey Raymond Massey Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace Educated at the University of Toronto & Balliol College, Oxford, he joined the Canadian Field Artillery in World War I, served in France & was wounded. His first appearance was in a stage production in Siberia, during its occupation by American Forces in 1918. Raymond returned to Canada & the farm implement business after the war...
4. Harold Sakata Harold Sakata Actor, Goldfinger The most famous henchman of the entire James Bond series of spy thrillers, Harold Sakata will forever be remembered as the villainous "Odd Job" in the ultimate Bond film, Goldfinger, with his lethal martial arts and steel-brimmed bowler hat. He was born Toshiyuki Sakata in Hawaii, of Japanese descent...
5. Woodrow Parfrey Woodrow Parfrey Actor, Planet of the Apes Parfrey was born Sydney Woodrow Parfrey in New York City, New York, to Hazel (James) and Sidney Parfrey, both Welsh immigrants. One of the most interesting character actors to emerge on American film and television in the 1960s, Parfrey brought a quirky charisma to every role he played, from shopkeepers to space-age simians...
6. Pat McCormick Pat McCormick Writer, Under the Rainbow Among Pat's many attributes was that he always had some great, utterly topical joke. No matter what was in the news, Pat had a line about it, sometimes even in good taste. It was among the reasons for Johnny Carson to keep him on the payroll of The Tonight Show for years, regardless of what he handed in...
7. Cass Elliot Cass Elliot Self, Monterey Pop Cass Elliot was born Ellen Naomi Cohen on September 19, 1941, in Baltimore, Maryland. She grew up in the Washington D.C. environs and in her senior year of high school, performed in a summer stock production of "The Boyfriend" at the Owings Mills Playhouse, where she played the French nurse who sings "It's Nicer...
8. Michael Stone Michael Stone Camera and Electrical Department, Transporter 2
9. Chris Marker Chris Marker Writer, Twelve Monkeys
10. Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Miscellaneous Crew, West Side Story
11. John Finnegan John Finnegan Actor, An American Tail John Finnegan, or sometimes known as J.P. Finnegan, is an American film actor, mostly known for his roles on the American crime fiction series, Columbo, which aired regularly from 1971 to 1978. Another role included voicing the character, "Warren T. Rat", who was the main villain in the 1986 Don Bluth film...
12. Rajendra Kumar Rajendra Kumar Actor, Mother India Rajendra was born in the Punjabi-speaking Tuli family on July 12, 1929, in Sialkot, British India (now located in Pakistan). After the turbulent years of partition, at the age of 21, Rajendra got his first break in 'Jogan' during 1950. He attained fame in 'Mother India' during 1957, playing the son of Nargis Dutt...
13. Mike Reid Mike Reid Actor, Snatch.
14. Michel Serrault Michel Serrault Actor, La Cage aux Folles As accomplished and versatile the well-loved French actor Michel Serrault proved to be over the course of five decades, American audiences still remember this actor for one role only - that of the neurotic, outrageously flamboyant drag performer Albin (aka Zaza) in the side-splitting French gay farce La Cage aux Folles...
15. Lorene Yarnell Jansson Lorene Yarnell Jansson Actress, Spaceballs
16. Virginia Chapman Virginia Chapman Actress, The Case of the Gallant Grafter
17. Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh Writer, Van Gogh: Painted with Words Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Zundert, Netherlands. His father, named Theodorus van Gogh, was a Protestant minister. His mother, named Anna Cornelia Carbentus, was a daughter of the "book-binder to the King" Willem Carbentus; who had bound the first Consitution of Holland. Vincent Van Gogh was given the name of his elder brother...
18. Johnny Walker Johnny Walker Actor, Chachi 420 One of the earliest and best-loved comedians of Indian Cinema, Johnny Walker brought smiles and amusement to all whenever he was on film. Christening himself after the famous Scotch whisky, Walker would drive audiences wild with laughter with his squeaky voice, pencil-thin moustache and his now-classic drunken antics...
19. James Stephenson James Stephenson Actor, The Letter British stage actor James Stephenson made his film debut quite late in life, at the age of 49, in 1937, making four pictures that year. Warner Bros. got a glimpse of this distinguished gent and signed him to a contract where he indulged himself in urbane villainy. Proving a reliable support in such films as Boy Meets Girl...
20. Alex Nicol Alex Nicol Actor, The Screaming Skull A regular "good guy" and "bad guy" presence in sagebrush sagas and two-fisted film action during the early 1950s, brawny, blond-haired Alexander Livingston Nicol Jr. was born in 1916 in Ossining, New York, the son of a prison warden there at Sing Sing, and his wife, the matron of a detention center...
21. O.Z. Whitehead O.Z. Whitehead Actor, The Grapes of Wrath American character actor of rather bizarre range, a member of the so-called "John Ford Stock Company." Originally a New York stage actor of some repute, Whitehead entered films in the 1930s. He played a wide variety of character parts, often quite different from his own actual age and type. He is probably most familiar as Al Joad in 'John Ford (I)''s The Grapes of Wrath...
22. Robert Crosby Robert Crosby Sound Department, The Lost Boys
23. David Lochary David Lochary Actor, Pink Flamingos Divine's former best friend, with dyed silver hair, met the future Waters star in beauty school in Baltimore, Maryland. Divine later claimed that he had "never even heard the word 'drag' before David," and that Lochary did his makeup and wigs at parties (prior to Van Smith). Divine introduced Lochary to Waters in the mid-1960s...
24. Tom Snyder Tom Snyder Self, Episode #2.22
25. James Nolan James Nolan Actor, Dirty Harry
26. Erich Kästner Erich Kästner Writer, The Parent Trap
27. Doris Nolan Doris Nolan Actress, Holiday Lovely blonde stage actress Doris Nolan, a former model raised in New York, appeared in school plays and summer stock before trying to make it in the big time. Following some Broadway work, she decorated films briefly in the late 30s after earning a contract from Fox -- most noticeably as Katharine Hepburn's chic...
28. Henri Charrière Henri Charrière Writer, Papillon Henri Charrière was born in 1906. He grew up in the south of France where his father was the master of a village school. After completing his military service in the navy, Charrière moved to Paris. His acquired nickname "Papillon" soon became a respected one in the underworld. At the age of twenty-five Charrière was sentenced to imprisonment for life without a hope of remission...
29. Hilary Pritchard Hilary Pritchard Actress, Passion Potion
30. Robert Schumann Robert Schumann Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Schumann studied Law and at the same time attended piano lessons. He ignored all musical theory because in his mind the romantic music had only to be inspired by fantasy. Publishing the "Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik" he supported young composers of his time like Frédéric Chopin or Johannes Brahms. His own compositions where accepted when his wife 'Clara Wieck'...
31. Nancy Gabrielle Nancy Gabrielle Actress, Passport to Pimlico
32. Peter Bayliss Peter Bayliss Actor, From Russia with Love
33. Jean Afrique Jean Afrique Self, Vanity Fair
34. Charles Murray Charles Murray Actor, The Wizard of Oz
35. Joel Oliansky Joel Oliansky Writer, The Competition
36. Robert J. Horner Robert J. Horner Director, Trails of Treachery Robert J. Horner was a prolific, if spectacularly untalented, producer/director in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He had only one eye and no legs (accounts differ as to whether he was born that way or lost them in a traffic accident in his youth), but that didn't stop him from producing quite a few low-budget--very...
37. Mary Ford Mary Ford Uncategorised
38. Claude Laydu Claude Laydu Actor, Diary of a Country Priest
39. Rena Vlahopoulou Rena Vlahopoulou Actress, I hartopaihtra
40. Idris Muhammad Idris Muhammad Self, Return to Gorée
41. Philippe De Lacy Philippe De Lacy Actor, Peter Pan Born in France during a World War I air raid in which his mother was killed, Philippe was adopted by Mrs. Edith DeLacy, who was associated with the Women's Overseas Hospital. After the war ended, Mrs. Lacy brought Philippe to America where his stunning looks soon made him a sought after model for advertisements and eventually brought him to the screen.
42. Janet Banzet Janet Banzet Actress, A Thousand Pleasures
43. Bharathan Bharathan Director, The Chieftain's Son
44. Sean Roberge Sean Roberge Actor, In the Mouth of Madness Sean Roberge was born to father Rene and mother Brenda. Sean had a successful career as a young Canadian actor, and played electric guitar with the bands Willy Phosphorus, Days of Heaven, and Raunch. Among the talented people he admired were actors Christopher Walken and Eric Roberts, and musicians Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton...
45. Rajan P. Dev Rajan P. Dev Actor, Arya
46. António Feio António Feio Actor, Sorte Nula
47. Mickey Cohen Mickey Cohen Self, Episode dated 19 May 1957
48. Fred Waring Fred Waring Self, Alarm
49. Nafisa Joseph Nafisa Joseph Actress, C.A.T.S Nafisa Joseph was born March 28, 1978 Bangalore, Karnataka, India to Nirmal Joseph, a Keralite Syrian Christian and Usha Joseph, a Bengali, who was a descendant of Tagore and first cousin of Sharmila Tagore. Nafisa studied at Bishop Cotton Girls' School and St. Joseph's College, both at Bangalore. She was Catholic...
50. Bernard West Bernard West Writer, Three's Company
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