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1. Veronica Lake Veronica Lake Actress, Sullivan's Travels Veronica Lake was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 14, 1922 as Constance Frances Marie Ockleman. Her father worked for an oil company as a ship employee. When Connie was only 12, tragedy struck when her father died in an explosion on an oil ship. One year later her mother married Anthony Keane and Connie took his last name as her own...
2. Flora Robson Flora Robson Actress, Black Narcissus Flora Robson knew she was no beauty, but her wise and sympathetic face would become a familiar - indeed, shining - ornament of the 1930s and 40s silver screen. Though not sure of acting as a career in her early years, she nevertheless appeared on stage for the first time at 5 years old. She was educated...
3. Joe Conley Joe Conley Actor, Cast Away
4. Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle Writer, Sherlock Holmes
5. Dickie Jones Dickie Jones Actor, Nancy Drew... Reporter American actor who achieved some success as a child and as a young adult, especially in B-Westerns and in television. The son of a Texas newspaper editor, Jones was a prodigious horseman from infancy, billed at the age of four as the World's Youngest Trick Rider and Trick Roper. At the age of six, he was hired to perform riding and lariat tricks in the rodeo owned by western star Hoot Gibson...
6. Reginald Gardiner Reginald Gardiner Actor, The Great Dictator English-born Reginald Gardiner graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and, by the early 1930's, had become an established revue and musical star on the London stage. His first foray into films was in the Alfred Hitchcock-directed The Lodger in 1926, but it was in Hollywood where his career really took off...
7. Fred Stuthman Fred Stuthman Actor, Escape from Alcatraz
8. Dan White Dan White Actor, Attack of the Giant Leeches Dan White was born to George & Orpha White about one mile from the Suwannee River in Falmouth, Florida. Falmouth was a small sleepy town then, as it is still today. He was one of 12 siblings who were moved to Lakeland sometime around WW I. Lakeland is where Dan was introduced into show business in 1922 at the age of 14...
9. Erskine Sanford Erskine Sanford Actor, Citizen Kane
10. Norman Foster Norman Foster Director, Davy Crockett and the River Pirates
11. Bill Cullen Bill Cullen Self, The (New) $25,000 Pyramid
12. Ub Iwerks Ub Iwerks Visual Effects, The Birds Ub Iwerks worked as a commercial artist in Kansas City in 1919 when he met Walt Disney who was in the same profession. When Disney decided to form an animation company, Ub Iwerks was the first employee he had due to his skill at fast drawing as well as being a personal friend. When Charles Mintz raided Disney's animation studio and stole the rights to their character Oswald the Rabbit...
13. Sheng Fu Sheng Fu Actor, The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter
14. Bora Todorovic Bora Todorovic Actor, Time of the Gypsies Bora Todorovic was born in Belgrade, in the teacher's family which was first led by service to Milanovac. He had lost his father there during his childhood and then the family moved to Arandjelovac. Then followed going to Belgrade, secondary school and army service. He had not dreamed about acting but he was imperceptible bitten by this profession fever...
15. Leon Shamroy Leon Shamroy Cinematographer, Planet of the Apes
16. Richard Angarola Richard Angarola Actor, Papillon
17. Chet Stratton Chet Stratton Actor, The Mind and the Matter Prolific film, radio-television and stage actor and singer, born into a theatrical family where he toured as a child in repertory shows and in vaudeville. He studied at the University of Alabama and Rutgers University and later appeared on Broadway in "White Oaks" with Ethel Barrymore, "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" with Katharine Cornell and in a number of other plays including "Island Fling"...
18. Keefe Brasselle Keefe Brasselle Actor, A Place in the Sun
19. Anna Wing Anna Wing Actress, Son of Rambow
20. Whitey Hughes Whitey Hughes Stunts, Men in Black
21. John L. Cason John L. Cason Actor, Snowfire
22. Dore Schary Dore Schary Writer, Boys Town Isadore Schary had a long and checkered history in motion pictures. He was first employed as a screenwriter at then-lowly Columbia after a story editor was struck by the crispness of a writing sample. The editor also happened to think that the writer was a woman, mistaking Dore for Dora. By 1933 he'd...
23. Bernie Kuby Bernie Kuby Actor, The Karate Kid Songwriter ("My Angelina")and author, educated at the University of Cincinnati. Since 1947 he was a copywriter for numerous magazines, radio, television and television commercials, and he wrote the Chicago stage scores for "Analysis in Wonderland" and "Tongue in Chic". Joining ASCAP in 1957, his other popular-song compositions include "March of Freedom" and "Lead On, Mr. President".
24. Santos Morales Santos Morales Actor, Scarface
25. Jimmy Edwards Jimmy Edwards Actor, Three Men in a Boat
26. Hannelore Schroth Hannelore Schroth Actress, The Captain from Köpenick
27. Carmelita Geraghty Carmelita Geraghty Actress, The Pleasure Garden Daughter of screenwriter Tom Geraghty and sister of writers Maurice and Gerald Geraghty, Carmelita was a graduate of Hollywood High School where she was in charge of the school calendar. Voted a WAMPAS Baby Star in 1924, she spent most of her career as a leading lady, playing with Reed Howes and Estelle Taylor's husband...
28. Molly Lamont Molly Lamont Actress, The Awful Truth
29. Anya Kubrick Anya Kubrick Self, Stanley Kubrick's Boxes
30. Anita Garvin Anita Garvin Actress, Blotto Anita Frances Garvin was born in the 'Hell's Kitchen' area of New York, the youngest of 3 children to Ann Frances Donovan, who was half Irish and half Blackfoot Indian and Edward Garvin, an engineer who was killed in an accident when Anita was 6. By the age of 12 she was 5ft 6, enabling her to pass for 16 and get a job in a Mack Sennett bathing beauty stage show...
31. Philip Hurlic Philip Hurlic Actor, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
32. Syd Barrett Syd Barrett Soundtrack, Mysterious Skin
33. Dorian Leigh Parker Dorian Leigh Parker Actress, Anna la bonne
34. Mouss Diouf Mouss Diouf Actor, Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra
35. Barbara Brown Barbara Brown Actress, Born Yesterday
36. Mia Zapata Mia Zapata Soundtrack, The Gits Mia Zapata grew up listening to Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Jimmy Reed, Ray Charles and Hank Williams. She was also a gifted poet and artist. In the fall of 1986, she formed a rock band called The Gits with three classmates at Antioch College in Ohio. In 1989, they relocated to Seattle...
37. Rasika Joshi Rasika Joshi Actress, Johnny Gaddaar Rasika Joshi was born on September 12, 1972 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India to Marathi Brahmin family. Rasika began her career with A Marathi play by Lata Narvekar. Her last movie Rasika died from leukemia on July 7, 2011 in a nursing home in Mumbai, aged 39, and was survived by her husband Girish Joshi and family.
38. Ewen Solon Ewen Solon Actor, The Message
39. Bruce Conner Bruce Conner Director, A Movie Bruce Conner was born in McPherson, Kansas, in 1933 and studied art at Wichita University, the University of Nebraska, the Brooklyn Art School, and the University of Colorado. Moving to San Francisco in 1957, Conner became involved with the Beatniks. He continued to live and work in San Francisco, until his death in 2008...
40. Vicki Morgan Vicki Morgan Uncategorised
41. Austin Baptiste Austin Baptiste Actor, Storm O'Brien
42. Carol van Herwijnen Carol van Herwijnen Actor, Still Smokin
43. Henri Betti Henri Betti Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street Henri Betti was born in 1917 to a modest family : his father was a house painter and his mother was a fishmonger. His paternal family originates from the region of Emilia-Romagna in Italy : his grandfather was born in Parma and he immigrated to Nice with her children in the late 1890s. In 1935, he entered at the "Conservatoire de Paris" which is then directed by Henri Rabaud...
44. Gene Wang Gene Wang Writer, The Case of the Bedeviled Doctor
45. Jeffrey L. Smith Jeffrey L. Smith Actor, Grumpier Old Men Jeff Smith was born in Tacoma, Washington, in 1939. He grew up in a close family, and learned some of his first lessons in food, and in frugal cooking from his mother. His love of wine; one of the most prominent elements in his cooking, came from his friendship, in his youth, with a doctor named Lester Baskin...
46. Frederick Kohner Frederick Kohner Writer, Gidget Kohner's daughter, Kathy, would come home from her days at Malibu Beach and relay the stories of the day to her father which he in turn combined to write a best selling book, "Gidget." The book later became a premise for a handful of movies and a television series.
47. Steve Harmon Steve Harmon Actor, Among My Souvenirs
48. Royston Tickner Royston Tickner Actor, The Keep
49. Ernest D. Glucksman Ernest D. Glucksman Producer, The Nutty Professor
50. Hôryû Nakamura Hôryû Nakamura Actor, A Lonely Cow Weeps at Dawn
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