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1. Katy Jurado Katy Jurado Actress, High Noon Katy Jurado was born Maria Christina Jurado Garcia into a wealthy family on January 16, 1924, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Her early years were spent amid luxury until her family's lands were confiscated by the federal government for redistribution to the landless peasantry. Despite the loss of property...
2. Rosemary Murphy Rosemary Murphy Actress, To Kill a Mockingbird
3. Kerwin Mathews Kerwin Mathews Actor, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad Before there was a George Lucas and Harrison Ford running around creating special-effects excitement, there was a virile, boyishly handsome actor named Kerwin Mathews who was entertaining audiences battling a variety of creatures courtesy of pioneer special effects guru Ray Harryhausen. Harryhausen's...
4. Carole Landis Carole Landis Actress, Topper Returns In 1935, after high school and a brief marriage in San Bernardino, California, Frances Ridste ran away to San Francisco to work as a nightclub dancer and band singer under the stage name Carole Landis. She got to Hollywood at age 17 in 1936 and got mostly extra work, but in 1937 she landed a contract with Warner Bros...
5. Gordon Tootoosis Gordon Tootoosis Actor, Legends of the Fall A Canadian actor of Cree and Stoney descent, Gordon Tootosis made his film debut in the western film Alien Thunder with Donald Sutherland and Chief Dan George. Tootoosis holds several acting roles in television and movies, including the role of 'One Stab' in Legends of the Fall, the role of 'Growling Bear'...
6. N!xau N!xau Actor, The Gods Must Be Crazy N!xau, a San from the Kalahari Desert, was discovered by director Jamie Uys and cast in the lead role in the 1980 movie The Gods Must Be Crazy. He received only a few hundred dollars for his work in that film, but was astute enough to negotiate for over half a million for his appearance in the sequel...
7. Leo McCarey Leo McCarey Director, An Affair to Remember
8. Amzie Strickland Amzie Strickland Actress, Pretty Woman
9. Ben Alexander Ben Alexander Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front Starting out as a child actor in 1915, Ben Alexander's first roles were in the films of such directors as Cecil B. DeMille and D.W. Griffith. He later graduated to juvenile leads and supporting parts in sound films, most notably in All Quiet on the Western Front. When his acting career slowed down in the mid-'30s...
10. Mildred Dunnock Mildred Dunnock Actress, The Trouble with Harry Petite American character actress who was celebrated for her definitive portrayal of long-suffering Linda Loman in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman", a part she played opposite Lee J. Cobb at the Morosco Theatre for 742 consecutive performances between 1949 and 1950. Mildred recreated her...
11. Erik Satie Erik Satie Soundtrack, Hugo
12. Georgia Brown Georgia Brown Actress, The Fixer Georgia Brown (then Lillian Klot) was sent to Wales with other youngsters to escape the German Blitzkrieg.
13. Harry James Harry James Soundtrack, The Matrix Harry James was born in a rundown hotel next to the city jail in Albany, Georgia. His mother and father were members of a circus - she as a trapeze artist and he a band leader - with the Mighty Haag Circus. At seven, they settled in Beaumont, Texas where Harry learned yo play drums. By twelve, he was playing trumpet in the Christy Brothers circus band...
14. Imogen Bain Imogen Bain Actress, The Phantom of the Opera
15. Noel Black Noel Black Director, One Life to Live Director Noel Black was born on June 30, 1937, in Chicago, Illinois. He has a B.A. and Masters degree in Film from UCLA. His directing "debut" was with Skaterdater, an 18-minute short that used only music and sound effects to advance the plot. Initially winning the Grand Prix and the Golden Palm Awards at the Cannes Film Festival...
16. David Haubenstock David Haubenstock Thanks, La passante du Sans-Souci
17. Sorrells Pickard Sorrells Pickard Soundtrack, Hardbodies Actor, singer and songwriter Sorrells Pickard was born James W. Bazzell, Jr. on September 20, 1939 in Jacksonville, Florida. He grew up on his family's peanut farm in Lovedale, Florida. Sorrells began his music career after graduating from high school; he fronted the rock'n'roll band Jimmy Bazzell and the Mardells in the late 1950's and early 1960's...
18. Marion Byron Marion Byron Actress, Steamboat Bill, Jr. At Warner Brothers, tiny, five feet tall Marion Byron was nicknamed (and occasionally billed as) "Peanuts". She was a cute and vivacious soubrette who featured in early, long forgotten musicals, with titles like The Show of Shows, Broadway Babies and Playing Around. Marion began her performing career...
19. Porfirio Rubirosa Porfirio Rubirosa Uncategorised
20. John Berkes John Berkes Actor, Ace in the Hole
21. Peter Whitman Peter Whitman Actor, The Spy Who Loved Me
22. Roberta Sherwood Roberta Sherwood Self, Episode #5.29
23. Barry Crane Barry Crane Director, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
24. Dusan Janicijevic Dusan Janicijevic Actor, Zadah tela
25. George Melly George Melly Self, St Albans
26. Lit Connah Lit Connah Actress, The Heavenly Kid
27. Ray Kellogg Ray Kellogg Visual Effects, The King and I
28. Peter Nydrle Peter Nydrle Director, Santana: Sacred Fire Live in Mexico
29. Jüri Järvet Jüri Järvet Actor, Solaris Jüri Järvet (born as Georgi Kuznetsov) was a highly prolific and respected Estonian screen and stage actor. He was born in Tallinn. His mother moved to Moscow in 1920. Jüri stayed to live in family's friend who later gave him into an orphanage. At the age of five he was taken into a family with three children though his new parents didn't adopt him officially...
30. Ted Billings Ted Billings Actor, The Bride of Frankenstein
31. Lambert Hillyer Lambert Hillyer Director, Dracula's Daughter A former journalist who came from a show-business family--his mother was actress Lydia Knott--western specialist Lambert Hillyer entered films in 1917. After becoming a director, he soon teamed up with cowboy actor William S. Hart for a series of westerns that resulted in making Hart a star, for...
32. John Sweet John Sweet Actor, A Canterbury Tale John Sweet was a US Army sergeant serving in the UK in WWII. He wasn't a professional actor but was spotted by Michael Powell in a touring production of "Our Town" and was just what Powell was looking for to represent an American serviceman discovering the joys and hidden treasures of the English countryside...
33. Ted Williams Ted Williams Self, Lineup for Today: Ted Williams and Friend Theodore Samuel Williams was born in San Diego, California, on August 30, 1918. He signed a contract at the age of 18 in 1936 with the Boston Red Sox baseball team. He was assigned to their farm team in San Diego. In 1939 he made his Major League Baseball debut, where he set the record for most runs batted in by a rookie with 145...
34. Alan Gibson Alan Gibson Director, The Satanic Rites of Dracula
35. Alison Skipworth Alison Skipworth Actress, The Devil Is a Woman Born in London on July 25, 1863. Originally a Broadway actress with extensive experience portraying grand dames. Skipworth shifted to Hollywood as character actress of the 30's, specializing in playing aristocratic types. She is better remembered, however, in association with her antagonist in three screen comedies - none other than W.C. Fields.
36. Bob Probert Bob Probert Self, Episode #1.14
37. Johnny Speight Johnny Speight Writer, Till Death Us Do Part
38. John P. Fulton John P. Fulton Visual Effects, Rear Window Born in Nebraska, John P. Fulton moved with his family to California in 1914. His father, adamant that John NOT become involved with the movie industry, insisted that he study electrical engineering; after graduating from high school, he worked as a surveyor, but frequently took time out to watch D...
39. Luis Sandrini Luis Sandrini Actor, La valija
40. Marian Waldman Marian Waldman Actress, Black Christmas
41. Sayre Dearing Sayre Dearing Actor, Mystery Plane
42. Milo Miranovic Milo Miranovic Actor, Moja porodica, privatizacija i ja
43. Juan Pablo Rebella Juan Pablo Rebella Director, Whisky
44. Judson Laire Judson Laire Actor, The Ugly American
45. Andrey Krasko Andrey Krasko Actor, Bastards Andrei Ivanovich Krasko was born on August 10, 1957 in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). His father was notable Russian actor Ivan Krasko, his mother was Kira Petrova, a schoolteacher. From 1974-1979, he studied acting at the Leningrad Institute of Theatre, Music, and Cinematography...
46. Karel Steklý Karel Steklý Writer, Dobrý voják Svejk
47. Renato Baldini Renato Baldini Actor, Girl with a Suitcase
48. Fred Davis Fred Davis Self, Episode dated 26 April 1989
49. Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy Actor, Ashour, the Lion-Hearted Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy was born in Northern Tripoli in 1899. His father sent him to Egypt so he could study at Al-Azhar Mosque, and while he was there he became interested in acting. He acted on stage for a while and when his family knew about his new career, they stopped sending him money so he could concentrate on his studies...
50. A.D. Flowers A.D. Flowers Special Effects, The Godfather For more than thirty years, A. D. Flowers worked his magic in movies and on TV and ended his career as one of Hollywood's most highly respected and sought-after special effects experts. His craft, however, predated the now-universally employed computerized high-tech FX that the movie and TV industry relies upon today...
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