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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 Self, The Loretta Young Show 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 Arlene Greta Sax on April 14, 1936 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 Ian Fleming an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels. Fleming came from a wealthy family connected to the merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co., and his father was the Member of Parliament for Henley from 1910 until his death on the Western Front in 1917...
6. Merv Griffin Merv Griffin Producer, 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. Stephen Lewis Stephen Lewis Actor, Last of the Summer Wine Stephen Lewis, will be chiefly remembered for the comedy catchphrase: "I 'ate you Butler!" He delivered it week after week in the hit sitcom On The Buses, a saucy slice of life that ran on ITV from 1969 to 1973. Lewis was Cyril "Blakey" Blake, a bus inspector with a Hitler moustache and delusions of grandeur...
8. Ross Elliott Ross Elliott Actor, General Hospital A general utilitarian player on TV and film, Ross Elliott provided clean-cut, reliable support for over four decades. Born Elliott Blum on June 18, 1917 in New York City, Ross grew up in the Bronx and began appearing in plays while a teenage at both summer camps and in high school. He attended New York's...
9. Paul Mace Paul Mace Actor, Search for Tomorrow
10. 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...
11. Paul Rudd Paul Rudd Actor, Beulah Land
12. Sara Seegar Sara Seegar Actress, The Music Man
13. Paola Mori Paola Mori Actress, Mr. Arkadin
14. Carrie Hilton Carrie Hilton Casting Director, 300
15. Patrick Hines Patrick Hines Actor, Amadeus
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. Les Paul Les Paul Soundtrack, Silver Linings Playbook
19. William D. Gordon William D. Gordon Miscellaneous Crew, CHiPs
20. Dottie Collins Dottie Collins Self, A League of Their Own
21. Max Grießer Max Grießer Actor, Polizeiinspektion 1 Austrian-born Max Grießer was a famous Bavarian folk-play actor and has played many roles on "Komödienstadel", a famous Bavarian folk-play that usually is performed in the "Kleine Komödie" in Munich, Germany. For some years he personified "Father Barnabas" during the famous Salvator celebrations on...
22. 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'...
23. Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Thanks, Downtown 81
24. 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.
25. 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...
26. 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)...
27. Robert Keys Robert Keys Actor, The High and the Mighty
28. Jerome Thor Jerome Thor Actor, Foreign Intrigue
29. Teruo Ishii Teruo Ishii Director, Horrors of Malformed Men
30. 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...
31. Tim Whelan Tim Whelan Director, The Thief of Bagdad
32. Howard Jarvis Howard Jarvis Actor, Airplane!
33. John Pringle John Pringle Actor, Cowboy Cavalier
34. Al Shean Al Shean Actor, San Francisco
35. Kyû Sakamoto Kyû Sakamoto Actor, Charlie's Angels
36. Robert Robinson Robert Robinson Writer, Hopeful and Glorious
37. 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.
38. 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...
39. William Blake William Blake Soundtrack, La grande bellezza
40. Dick Ryan Dick Ryan Actor, Wild Is the Wind
41. Del Connell Del Connell Writer, Alice in Wonderland Del Connell was a prolific writer, artist, and sculptor who started as a charter member of the Walt Disney Studios in 1939. He began in the Character Model Department where he sculpted models to provide three-dimensional reference for the animators in such films as "Fantasia," "Dumbo," "The Reluctant...
42. Paula Marie Moody Paula Marie Moody Stunts, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
43. Peter Porteous Peter Porteous Actor, Octopussy Peter Porteous trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama which, when he was there in the 1950s, occupied premises in the Royal Albert Hall. He made his London theatre debut in 1960 at the Aldwich Theatre in Brouhaha, playing opposite Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries and Leo McKern. He played a pygmy...
44. Nicholas Webster Nicholas Webster Director, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
45. Manuel Noriega Manuel Noriega Actor, Mexican Bus Ride
46. Anna Held Anna Held Self, Elevating an Elephant
47. Nick Papac Nick Papac Miscellaneous Crew, Letters from Iwo Jima
48. Mark Gordon Mark Gordon Actor, Take the Money and Run
49. John Cage John Cage Composer, 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.
50. Ethyl Eichelberger Ethyl Eichelberger Actor, The Comedy of Errors
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