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1. Lauren Bacall Lauren Bacall Actress, The Big Sleep Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in New York City. She is the daughter of Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant, and William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a salesman and her mother as a secretary...
2. Henry Fonda Henry Fonda Actor, Once Upon a Time in the West Henry Jaynes Fonda was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, to Elma Herberta (Jaynes) and William Brace Fonda, who worked in advertising and printing. His recent ancestry included Dutch, English, and Scottish. Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater troupe directed by Dorothy Brando...
3. Loretta Young Loretta Young Actress, The Stranger Sweet, sweeter, sweetest. No combination of terms better describes the screen persona of lovely Loretta Young. A&E's Biography has stated that Young "remains a symbol of beauty, serenity, and grace. But behind the glamor and stardom is a woman of substance whose true beauty lies in her dedication to her family...
4. Arlene Martel Arlene Martel Actress, A Walk to Remember Arlene Martel is well-known to Star Trek fans as Spock's Vulcan bride, "T'Pring", in the episode, Amok Time. Born in New York City, she spent her early years in one of the poorest slums in the Bronx. When her mother's boss saw her poor living conditions, he personally underwrote her attendance at an upper-crust boarding school in Connecticut...
5. Ian Fleming Ian Fleming Writer, Casino Royale Born into a wealthy and influential English family, Ian Fleming spent his early years attending top British schools such as Eton and Sandhurst military academy. He took to writing while schooling in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and upon failing the entrance requirements for Foreign Service joined the news agency Reuters as a journalist...
6. Merv Griffin Merv Griffin Writer, Jeopardy! Merv Griffin was a singer and band leader, movie actor, television personality and media mogul who in his time hosting The Merv Griffin Show was second in fame and influence as a talk show host only to Johnny Carson. Griffin was best known for creating the two most popular game shows in television syndication history...
7. Ross Elliott Ross Elliott Actor, General Hospital
8. Paul Rudd Paul Rudd Actor, Beulah Land
9. Peter Woodthorpe Peter Woodthorpe Actor, The Lord of the Rings Peter Woodthorpe was educated at Archbishop Holgate's Grammar School in York and attended Magdalene College, Cambridge. He undertook National Service in the Royal Navy and made his debut as a professional actor in the theatre in 1955. His extensive and distinguished stage career included work with the Royal Shakespeare Company...
10. Carrie Hilton Carrie Hilton Casting Director, 300
11. Sara Seegar Sara Seegar Actress, The Music Man
12. Dorothy Mackaill Dorothy Mackaill Actress, Safe in Hell Dorothy Mackaill was 11 when her parents separated; she then lived with her father. A rebellious teenager, Dorothy -- who had long wanted a career in the theater -- ran away to London and finally persuaded her father to pay for her board and lessons. Her first job was in the chorus; she then traveled to Paris...
13. Paola Mori Paola Mori Actress, Mr. Arkadin
14. Paul Mace Paul Mace Actor, Search for Tomorrow
15. Ruth Ford Ruth Ford Actress, Wilson Her parents, Mr. & Mrs. C. N. Ford, managed the Tennessee Hotel in Clarksville, Tennessee, in 1943. At that time, she reported to the local newspaper in Clarksville that she had a daughter named Shelley, age 2. Also, Orson Welles is her godfather. Prior to her Hollywood experience, she was in Orson Welles'...
16. Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Self, Downtown 81
17. Teruo Ishii Teruo Ishii Director, Kyôfu kikei ningen: Edogawa Rampo zenshû
18. Les Paul Les Paul Soundtrack, Silver Linings Playbook
19. Christine Hargreaves Christine Hargreaves Actress, Pink Floyd The Wall Christine was born in a Salford street very much like "Coronation Street" and trained at RADA, where she gained an Honours Diploma before touring as an understudy with the Old Vic. Before joining the original cast of "Coronation Street" in 1960, she had worked at Granada on the drama series "Skyport", a programme in which many other Street actors appeared.
20. Thomas Mann Thomas Mann Writer, Death in Venice Thomas Mann was probably Germany's most influential author of the 20th century, receiving the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1929. Born on 6 June 1875 in Lübeck, his family moved to Munich in 1893, where he lived until 1933 and wrote some of his most successful novels like "Buddenbrocks" (1901), "Death in Venice" (1912) or "The Magic Mountain" (1924)...
21. Patrick Hines Patrick Hines Actor, Amadeus
22. Robert Keys Robert Keys Actor, The High and the Mighty
23. Phillips Holmes Phillips Holmes Actor, The Criminal Code A future in movies for this fair-haired, fresh-faced young adult of the 1930s was by no means certain at the time of his untimely death in a mid-air plane collision. Hints of the All-American leading man promise Phillips Holmes managed to convey during the early to mid decade, particularly in the film adaptation of Theodore Dreiser 's novel An American Tragedy...
24. William D. Gordon William D. Gordon Writer, Amy Prentiss: Part 2
25. Tim Whelan Tim Whelan Director, The Thief of Bagdad
26. Lynne Carver Lynne Carver Actress, A Christmas Carol Ingenue and then leading lady in US films from the mid-30s through late 40s, latterly in westerns.
27. Howard Jarvis Howard Jarvis Actor, Airplane!
28. Al Shean Al Shean Actor, San Francisco Half of the legendary vaudeville team of Gallagher & Shean, he played character parts in a few Hollywood films from 1935 through the 1940s.
29. James T. Mack James T. Mack Actor, Anna Christie
30. Clive Parsons Clive Parsons Producer, Tea with Mussolini
31. Shirley Grey Shirley Grey Actress, The Hurricane Express Born Agnes Zetterstrand in 1902 in the small industrial town of Naugatuck, Connecticut, Grey was the seventh surviving and youngest child of Swedish immigrants. Her life and that of her family was sent into turmoil when her father died suddenly of a heart attack in 1911. Grey's family eventually moved to Waterbury...
32. Egon Brecher Egon Brecher Actor, The Black Cat Brecher was a 1900 graduate of the University of Heidelberg in Germany and then toured Austria and Germany acting on the stage. He also served as the chief director of the Stadts Theatre in Vienna before going to the U.S. in 1921. He became a naturalized American citizen on 9 May, 1927, along with his wife Essie and 8-year-old daughter Suse...
33. Mark Gordon Mark Gordon Actor, Take the Money and Run
34. John Cage John Cage Soundtrack, Shutter Island Innovative Composer and pianist, educated at Pomona College, he studied music with Fannie Dillon, Ruhan Buhlig, Lazare Levy, Henry Cowell, Adolph Weiss, Arnold Schönberg, and Edgard Varèse. He invented the concept of the "prepared" piano, and gave recitals in Europe and the United States. He joined ASCAP in 1955.
35. Joe Tex Joe Tex Soundtrack, Reservoir Dogs
36. Anna Held Anna Held Self, Elevating an Elephant
37. Nicholas Webster Nicholas Webster Director, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
38. Gulshan Kumar Gulshan Kumar Producer, Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin
39. Manuel Noriega Manuel Noriega Actor, Mexican Bus Ride
40. Chet Holmes Chet Holmes Producer, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Having a fifth degree black belt in karate, Chet Holmes first feature was a karate movie. Chet wrote and produced the karate movie, Immortal Vengeance in 1998. He then wrote Emily's Song, a musically driven drama (rags to riches story about a singer). He got Leann Rimes attached to play the lead, and then brought the project to Warner Brothers...
41. Jerome Thor Jerome Thor Actor, 55 Days at Peking
42. Barry Shipman Barry Shipman Writer, Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
43. Paula Marie Moody Paula Marie Moody Stunts, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
44. William Blake William Blake Soundtrack, The Great Beauty
45. Robert Robinson Robert Robinson Self, Television: The Magic Rectangle - An Anatomy of the TV Personality
46. Dick Ryan Dick Ryan Actor, Wild Is the Wind
47. Kyû Sakamoto Kyû Sakamoto Soundtrack, Charlie's Angels
48. Aida Young Aida Young Producer, Dracula Has Risen from the Grave
49. Jim Crow Jim Crow Miscellaneous Crew, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
50. Shingo Yamashiro Shingo Yamashiro Actor, Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
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