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1. Strother Martin Strother Martin Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life. A native of Kokomo, Indiana, Strother Martin Jr. was the youngest of three children of Strother Douglas Martin, a machinist, and Ethel Dunlap Martin. His family moved soon after his birth to San Antonio, Texas, but quickly returned to Indiana...
2. Paddy Chayefsky Paddy Chayefsky Writer, Network Author, producer and composer who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from CCNY, then a Purple Heart during World War II while serving in the US Army. Joining ASCAP in 1955, his chief musical collaborators included George Bassman and Harry Warren. His popular-song compositions include "Marty" and "Middle of the Night".
3. Frances Farmer Frances Farmer Actress, Come and Get It Born in Seattle, Frances Farmer studied drama at the University of Washington, Seattle. In 1935, she went to Hollywood where she secured a seven-year contract with Paramount. In 1943, she was wrongfully declared mentally incompetent and committed by her parents to a series of asylums and public mental hospitals...
4. Michael Johns Michael Johns Soundtrack, I Am
5. Pola Negri Pola Negri Actress, Die Bergkatze Barbara Apollina Chalupiec (aka Pola Negri) was born in Janowa, Poland on January 3, 1897. Pola was born into a comfortable lifestyle until her father was arrested by the Russians and sent to a Siberian prison camp. Moving to Warsaw in 1902, she was to spend her formative years in dire poverty. As a teenager...
6. Gail Kobe Gail Kobe Producer, Guiding Light During the 1950s and 1960s, she made dozens of guest appearances on such television programs as The Twilight Zone, Dr. Kildare, Felony Squad, Gunsmoke, Daniel Boone, and Mannix. She had a short role as Doris Schuster on Peyton Place. She also appeared on daytime's Bright Promise as Ann Boyd Jones (1970-1972)...
7. Benson Fong Benson Fong Actor, Flower Drum Song
8. Eva Bartok Eva Bartok Actress, Blood and Black Lace Eva Bartok was both a beautiful lady and a talented actor whose roots were in classical theater. Her first and only film in Hungary, Mezei próféta ("Prophet of the Fields"), was banned by communist censorship. Actually her life up to that point had been marked by confusion and tragedy. Her father,a Jew who had married a Catholic lady...
9. Marie Trintignant Marie Trintignant Actress, Deep in the Woods Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, directed by her mother...
10. Helen Page Camp Helen Page Camp Actress, Telefon
11. Frederick Worlock Frederick Worlock Actor, 101 Dalmatians
12. Peter Arne Peter Arne Actor, The Return of the Pink Panther Peter Arne was for a short time the perfect villain in British film. After a couple of roles in war movies (The Purple Plain and The Cockleshell Heroes) and a Tarzan movie (Tarzan and the Lost Safari) he became a villain in Strangers' Meeting. From than on he continued to play sinister types in The Moonraker, Intent to Kill...
13. Florence Eldridge Florence Eldridge Actress, Inherit the Wind Versatile character actress Florence Eldridge seemed often better served by the stage than by her roles in motion pictures. On the boards from the age of seventeen as a chorine in "Rock-a-Bye Baby" in 1918, she acted with touring companies and on Broadway and soon found herself playing leading parts...
14. Vivian Austin Vivian Austin Actress, Night Club Girl Health problems, which lead to blindness, forced Ms. Austin into early retirement from the motion picture business. A Palm Springs CA physician, Dr. Ken Grow, managed to restore her sight and later they married.
15. Philip Stainton Philip Stainton Actor, The Ladykillers
16. Gerry Sundquist Gerry Sundquist Actor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame Actor Gerry Sundquist was born Gerald Christopher Sundquist in Manchester. He was known professionally as Gerry Sundquist, but always affectionately known as Ged to his friends. He grew up in Chorlton with his older brother and younger sister. He developed an interest in acting at primary school and joined the Stretford Children's Theatre whilst still at school - St...
17. Keiko Tsushima Keiko Tsushima Actress, Seven Samurai
18. Claire Du Brey Claire Du Brey Actress, The Bishop's Wife Lovely brown-eyed, brunet lead and character veteran Claire Du Brey enjoyed a rich, four-decade film career in all. Born Clara Violet Dubreyvich (or Dubreyovich) on August 31, 1892, in Bonner's Ferry Idaho, her family traveled the rugged Sierra Madre terrain by covered wagon in their move to California when she was 13...
19. Kenneth Becker Kenneth Becker Actor, True Grit An American actor and graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse (where he met wife Patti Kane) Ken Becker was featured in four Elvis Presley films. Becker was the first actor to get into an on-screen fight with the king in Loving You. He is the father of actor Tony Becker. Eventually Ken became a technician on network television.
20. John Aasen John Aasen Actor, Why Worry? Like Charles Chaplin's sidekick, Eric Campbell, Harold Lloyd needed his own giant when casting Why Worry? in 1922. Lloyd first had his eyes on George Auger (Cardiff Giant) who worked at Ringling Brothers sideshow as a giant. But Auger died before the film started and a search went out for a replacement...
21. Robert F. Boyle Robert F. Boyle Art Director, The Thomas Crown Affair
22. Gertan Klauber Gertan Klauber Actor, Top Secret! Corpulent, bushy-browed Czechoslovakian-born character actor Gertan Klauber was a familiar face on British television, appearing in anything from 'Carry On' comedies to playing a Roman galley master in Doctor Who. In Britain from an early age, he studied acting in Birmingham before moving to London in the mid-1950's...
23. DeAndre McCullough DeAndre McCullough Actor, Reformation
24. Joe Lynch Joe Lynch Actor, Thumbelina
25. Mike Smith Mike Smith Self, Episode dated 1 July 1996
26. Phyllis Brooks Phyllis Brooks Actress, Charlie Chan in Honolulu Model, stage actress and also leading lady in Hollywood "B" pictures from the mid-30's to mid-40's. She married a future US Congressman and would later become a socialite midst political circles.
27. Paul Sawtell Paul Sawtell Music Department, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Polish-born composer and violinist, under contract at RKO from 1938, initially writing music for serialised B-movies, including the 'Mexican Spitfire' and 'Falcon' series. In the 1940's, he free-lanced for several of the lesser studios, such as Eagle-Lion and Republic, before joining Universal in 1944...
28. Herbert Selpin Herbert Selpin Director, Titanic Dissatisfied with the scenario of the film Titanic, Selpin openly critised its writer Walter Zerlett-Olfenius and the whole German Navy. Goebbels had him arrested by the Gestapo. Selpin was found hung in his cell the following day. Suicide or murder?
29. Sara Flanigan Sara Flanigan Writer, Wildflower
30. Corinna Mura Corinna Mura Actress, Casablanca
31. Vivien Oakland Vivien Oakland Actress, Way Out West This vivacious, platinum-blonde leading lady of silent screen comedy was a former Ziegfeld Girl (under her birth name 'Anderson'). The daughter of Norwegian immigrants, she appeared in vaudeville from early childhood and began in films in 1915. Two years later she made her debut on Broadway. From the early 1920's...
32. Madeleine Robinson Madeleine Robinson Actress, Camille Claudel
33. Martin Trettau Martin Trettau Actor, Einfach Blumen aufs Dach
34. Joseph Walker Joseph Walker Cinematographer, It's a Wonderful Life Frank Capra's favourite cinematographer began his working life as an electrical engineer who collaborated with Lee De Forest on building the first wireless transmitter. However, it was his interest in moving picture photography which led him to work in film laboratories, where his numerous pioneering inventions included the first lens adjustment mechanisms (zoom lenses)...
35. Esther Muir Esther Muir Actress, A Day at the Races The statuesque American comedienne Esther Muir was a former New York model, who started in the chorus line of the 1922 "Greenwich Village Follies" on Broadway, straight out of high school, and with little or no theatrical training. She caught the eye, however, since her effort led to further work on stage...
36. Vicky Lane Vicky Lane Actress, The Jungle Captive
37. Corazon Aquino Corazon Aquino Self, A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution
38. Sa'eed Saleh Sa'eed Saleh Actor, Al-Suqout Fi Bir Sabe'
39. Zhanna Prokhorenko Zhanna Prokhorenko Actress, Ballad of a Soldier Zhanna Prokhorenko was born on 11 May, 1940, in Poltava, Ukraine, Soviet Union (now Poltava, Ukraine). Her father, Trofim Prokhorenko, an Air Force officer, was killed in WWII, when she was a one-year-old baby. She was brought up by single mother and went to school in Leningrad. Young Zhanna Prokhorenko studied acting at the acting studio of Leningrad Palace of Pioneers...
40. Charles Whitman Charles Whitman Uncategorised
41. Karen X. Gaylord Karen X. Gaylord Actress, Cover Girl
42. Samuel Colt Samuel Colt Actor, The Mating Season
43. Tony Regan Tony Regan Actor, The Twins
44. Ron Tippe Ron Tippe Producer, Space Jam
45. Carl Neubert Carl Neubert Actor, The Catman of Paris
46. Donald Keith Donald Keith Actor, The Plastic Age
47. Svyatoslav Richter Svyatoslav Richter Self, Richter: The Enigma Svyatoslav Richter, one of the greatest pianist of the 20th century who was largely self-taught, had survived traumatic events and restrictions on his concert tours during the Soviet era and was widely recognized as the leading pianist of his time. He was born Svyatoslav Teofilovich Richter on March 20...
48. B.J. Turner B.J. Turner Actor, Scarecrows
49. Hélène Vallier Hélène Vallier Actress, Love and Death
50. Kenny Sacha Kenny Sacha Actor, The Rose
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