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1. Ingmar Bergman Ingmar Bergman Writer, The Seventh Seal Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July fourteenth, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions is the trilogy closed. Here...
2. Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert Actress, It Happened One Night Claudette Colbert was born in Paris and brought to the United States as a child three years later. Born Lily Claudette Chauchoin, she went to high school in New York. She was studying at the Art Students League when, in 1923, she took the name Claudette Colbert for her first Broadway role in "The Wild Westcotts"...
3. Michelangelo Antonioni Michelangelo Antonioni Writer, Blow-Up Michelangelo Antonioni was born in 1912 into a middle-class family and grew up in bourgeois surroundings of the Italian province. In Bologna he studied economics and commerce while he painted and also wrote criticism for a local newspaper. In 1939 he went to Rome and worked for the journal "Cinema" studying directorship at the School of Cinema...
4. Max Showalter Max Showalter Actor, Sixteen Candles Born in Kansas, Max Showalter picked up the "acting bug" as a toddler when mother used to take him to the local theater where she played the piano for silent movies. He acted in 92 shows at the Pasadena Playhouse between 1935 and '38, made his Broadway debut under the aegis of Oscar Hammerstein II in "Knights...
5. Jonathan Hardy Jonathan Hardy Actor, Moulin Rouge! Bushy-browed, New Zealand-born actor and writer Jonathan Hardy became most familiar to television audiences as the commanding voice of the Jim Henson Creature Shop muppet, Dominar Rygel XVI, the pint-sized , egocentric ruler-in-exile of a galactic empire, in TV's cult series Farscape. His...
6. Charles McGraw Charles McGraw Actor, The Birds Gravel voiced, stoney faced & grizzled looking actor Charles McGraw notched up dozens of TV and film appearances often portraying law enforcement figures or military officers, plus the odd shifty gangster. Noted appearances include as dogged cop Det. Sgt. Walter Brown protecting a mob witness in the 1952 noir classic The Narrow Margin ...
7. Brenda Marshall Brenda Marshall Actress, The Sea Hawk Brenda wanted to be a film actress, all right; it's just that she didn't want to be Brenda Marshall. Throughout her years in Hollywood, she insisted that her friends and coworkers address her not by her studio-fabricated cognomen, but by her given name of Ardis Ankerson (with the addition of the surname of her first husband...
8. Nan Leslie Nan Leslie Actress, The Woman on the Beach
9. Dennis Lipscomb Dennis Lipscomb Actor, WarGames Leading and supporting actor Dennis Lipscomb has been appearing in films since the early eighties. Trained as a Shakespearian stage actor, Lipscomb first starring role was the lead in Union City, a film about the 1930s with mobsters and Nazi criminals. After co-starring in Love Child, he took other lead roles in the ghost story Eyes of Fire and the thriller...
10. Janis Carter Janis Carter Actress, Flying Leathernecks After graduating with two degrees (Arts and Music) from Mather College (Western Reserve) in Cleveland, Ohio in 1935, Janis headed to New York with aspirations of embarking on a musical career in opera. Supporting herself by waitressing, singing in churches, modeling (Conover) and writing radio scripts...
11. Dick Smith Dick Smith Make-Up Department, The Godfather
12. Guy Middleton Guy Middleton Actor, Laughter in Paradise Lean, jaunty British character actor with military-style moustache and easy manner, who specialised in playing dapper scoundrels, philanderers, dissipated bon vivants and con artists in a career lasting three and a half decades. Born in Hove, East Sussex, he spent two years working on the London stock exchange...
13. Anthony Peck Anthony Peck Actor, Die Hard: With a Vengeance
14. Roberta Pedon Roberta Pedon Actress, Delinquent School Girls Buxom, gorgeous, and shapely brunette knockout Roberta Pedon was born Rosma Laila Grantoviskis on May 2, 1954, in Ohio. The daughter of Jewish Latvian refugees, Pedon spoke fluent Portuguese and graduated from high school in 1972. She moved to San Francisco before eventually settling in Venice, California to pursue a modeling career...
15. Karl Weber Karl Weber Actor, Search for Tomorrow
16. Alexander Hall Alexander Hall Director, Here Comes Mr. Jordan Making his stage debut in 1898 at age four, Alexander Hall entered films in 1914 as an actor. Leaving the film industry to serve in the American army in World War I, he returned from military service in 1917 and re-entered the business, but this time as an editor and assistant director. He made his directorial debut in 1932...
17. Bob Smith Bob Smith Actor, Val Carny Beloved pioneer TV kids' show host, Buffalo Bob Smith was the co-creator and host of TV's Howdy Doody for almost its entire thirteen-year run (NBC: 1947 - 1960), being sidelined for a little less than a year by a near-fatal heart attack in 1954. With his open, friendly personality, combined with the antics of the show's puppet and human casts...
18. Myron McCormick Myron McCormick Actor, The Hustler American character actor of vast stage experience who appeared infrequently but memorably in films. A native of Albany, Indiana, he attended Princeton University, where he was an honors student and Phi Beta Kappa. In 1929, he joined the University Players in Massachusetts, joining and eventually sharing a New York City apartment with a trio of struggling performers: Henry Fonda...
19. Joe Shuster Joe Shuster Writer, Man of Steel Joe Shuster was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At age 9 he and his family moved to Toledo, Ohio, where he met and befriended his future partner Jerome "Jerry" Siegel. Siegel and Shuster were both avid science fiction fans, publishing a fanzine in the mid-1920s. It was during this period that they read Philip Wylie's book...
20. Magda Schneider Magda Schneider Actress, Sissi Magda Schneider was born on 17 May 1909 in Augsburg, Germany and a singer, stage and film actress. After her graduation at a monastery school, she studied stenography and office management at a business school, but also attended ballet lessons and art courses at the Augsburg School of Music. Six months later...
21. Maeve Binchy Maeve Binchy Writer, Circle of Friends
22. Harun Farocki Harun Farocki Writer, Phoenix The German film director, screenwriter and media artist Harun Farocki was born on the 9th January 1944 in Nový Jicín [Neutitschein], at that time a part of Czechoslovakia annexed by the Third Reich. He was the son of an immigrated Indian doctor and a German woman. Farocki first studied Theatre, Sociology and Journalism at the 'Freie Universität (FU)' in West-Berlin...
23. Heinie Conklin Heinie Conklin Actor, Riders of Destiny
24. J. Edward McKinley J. Edward McKinley Actor, The Party
25. Andre Noble Andre Noble Actor, Sugar
26. Harry Jackson Harry Jackson Actor, The Four of Us Are Dying
27. Jorge Russek Jorge Russek Actor, The Wild Bunch
28. Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne Actress, Peter Pan She and her husband shared one career - as the pre-eminent acting pair on the American stage.
29. Robert Halmi Sr. Robert Halmi Sr. Producer, The Odyssey
30. Filomena Spagnuolo Filomena Spagnuolo Actress, Stardust Memories
31. Paula O'Hara Paula O'Hara Actress, American Gun
32. William Ball William Ball Actor, Suburban Commando
33. Stig Ossian Ericson Stig Ossian Ericson Actor, Who Pulled the Plug?
34. Jimmy Hoffa Jimmy Hoffa Self, American Justice: Target - Mafia
35. Otto von Bismarck Otto von Bismarck Writer, Film socialisme
36. Jay Kirby Jay Kirby Actor, Leather Burners American actor best known for a short string of Hopalong Cassidy Westerns in the 1940s in which he played Cassidy's youthful sidekick Johnny Travers. Kirby was born William B. George in Missouri. He began acting in films in 1942 when he was cast to replace Russell Hayden in the Cassidy films. He served briefly as an aviation cadet in the U.S...
37. George Ford George Ford Actor, Singin' in the Rain
38. Hay Petrie Hay Petrie Actor, Jamaica Inn Diminutive Scots character actor of quirky personality and gift of gab. As a drama student at St. Andrews, he first performed in productions staged by the university's dramatic society. He served with the Royal Scots during World War I, then forged a career playing comic roles on the Shakespearean stage...
39. Peter Coke Peter Coke Actor, The Secret of Rudiger Maltzan
40. Henrik Galeen Henrik Galeen Writer, Nosferatu
41. Iphigenie Castiglioni Iphigenie Castiglioni Actress, Funny Face
42. Nando Cicero Nando Cicero Director, La soldatessa alle grandi manovre
43. Allu Ramalingaiah Allu Ramalingaiah Actor, Shankarabharanam
44. Ferenc Zenthe Ferenc Zenthe Actor, Jób lázadása
45. Lily Broberg Lily Broberg Actress, Mød mig paa Cassiopeia
46. Robert Drew Robert Drew Producer, Primary
47. MacDonald Hobley MacDonald Hobley Self, The Entertainer
48. Lane Frost Lane Frost Thanks, My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
49. Al D. Rodriguez Al D. Rodriguez Actor, Piñero
50. Eddie Carmel Eddie Carmel Actor, The Brain That Wouldn't Die Eddie Carmel's abnormal growth started when he was a teenager. He suffered from acromegaly because of a pituitary gland tumor that was incurable at the time. As an adult, the only work he could find involved exploiting his freakishness. With his best friend, Irwin Sherman, they worked together as stand-up comedians in New York...
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