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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. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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.
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. Ross Elliott Ross Elliott Actor, General Hospital
10. Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Self, Downtown 81
11. Patrick Hines Patrick Hines Actor, Amadeus
12. Sara Seegar Sara Seegar Actress, The Music Man
13. 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...
14. Carrie Hilton Carrie Hilton Casting Director, 300
15. Les Paul Les Paul Soundtrack, Silver Linings Playbook
16. Nicholas Webster Nicholas Webster Director, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
17. Paola Mori Paola Mori Actress, Confidential Report
18. 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'...
19. Paul Rudd Paul Rudd Actor, Beulah Land
20. Paul Mace Paul Mace Actor, Search for Tomorrow
21. 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.
22. 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...
23. 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)...
24. Teruo Ishii Teruo Ishii Director, Kyôfu kikei ningen: Edogawa Rampo zenshû
25. Dan Terranova Dan Terranova Actor, Blackboard Jungle
26. Robert Keys Robert Keys Actor, The High and the Mighty
27. 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...
28. Tim Whelan Tim Whelan Director, The Thief of Bagdad
29. William D. Gordon William D. Gordon Writer, Amy Prentiss: Part 2
30. John Hazelwood John Hazelwood Actor, Firewalker John was born in Tennessee and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. He married his high school sweetheart Ceil and had 3 children with her during their 10 year marriage. Soon after their divorce John married Karen and had 4 children with her. John lost his battle with his weight and cardio pulminary obstructive disorder on August 12, 1996 and will be dearly missed.
31. Howard Jarvis Howard Jarvis Actor, Airplane!
32. 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.
33. Barry Shipman Barry Shipman Writer, Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
34. 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...
35. Dorothy Tuttle Dorothy Tuttle Actress, Meet Me in St. Louis
36. Max Grießer Max Grießer Actor, Der Zigeunersimmerl 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...
37. 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...
38. Jerome Thor Jerome Thor Actor, 55 Days at Peking
39. William Blake William Blake Soundtrack, The Great Beauty
40. Anna Held Anna Held Self, Elevating an Elephant
41. Manuel Noriega Manuel Noriega Actor, Mexican Bus Ride
42. Kyû Sakamoto Kyû Sakamoto Soundtrack, Charlie's Angels
43. Paula Marie Moody Paula Marie Moody Stunts, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
44. Mark Gordon Mark Gordon Actor, Take the Money and Run
45. Anne Tirard Anne Tirard Actress, The Witches
46. Anton Giulio Majano Anton Giulio Majano Writer, Addio Kira!
47. 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...
48. Billy Hayes Billy Hayes Soundtrack, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Songwriter ("Blue Christmas"), composer, author and guitarist, and a contact man for Dawn Music. He joined ASCAP in 1948, and his chief musical collaborators included Jay Johnson and Milton Leeds. His other popular-song compositions include "Blue Snowflakes", "Play Fair", "Yesterday's Kisses", "Whittlin'"...
49. 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.
50. Marty Paich Marty Paich Music Department, Dune
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