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1. Tony Jay Tony Jay Actor, Beauty and the Beast
2. Jane Darwell Jane Darwell Actress, The Grapes of Wrath Missouri-born Jane Darwell was the daughter of a railroad president and grew up on a ranch in Missouri. She nursed ambitions to be an opera singer, but put it off because of her father's disapproval (she eventually changed her name to Darwell from the family name of Woodward so as not to "sully" the family name)...
3. H.G. Wells H.G. Wells Writer, War of the Worlds Writer, born in Bromley, Kent. He was apprenticed to a draper, tried teaching, studied biology in London, then made his mark in journalism and literature. He played a vital part in disseminating the progressive ideas which characterized the first part of the 20th-c. He achieved fame with scientific fantasies such as The Time Machine (1895) and War of the Worlds (1898)...
4. Julia Child Julia Child Writer, Julie & Julia
5. Joe E. Ross Joe E. Ross Actor, The Love Bug Gravel-voiced comedian Joe E. ("Oooh! Oooh!") Ross was born in Manhattan and began his career, ironically enough, as a singing waiter in speak-easy clubs. Comedy came into the forefront, however and he steadily built up his image as a stand-up and impressionist, announcing and emceeing at burlesque clubs and various niteries around and about the Schuster circuit out of Chicago in the late 1930s...
6. Owen Wolf Owen Wolf Thanks, Cool Change
7. Charles Walters Charles Walters Director, High Society
8. Marion Martin Marion Martin Actress, Boom Town Dubbed "Hollywood's blonde menace," brassy, curvaceous Marion Martin (born Marion Suplee) was the daughter of a well-to-do Bethlehem Steel executive and reared in Main Line society. She attended exclusive schools until the family fortune was wiped out in the stock market crash of 1929. Forced to work...
9. Helen Gurley Brown Helen Gurley Brown Self, Jacqueline Susann
10. James W. Gavin James W. Gavin Miscellaneous Crew, Conspiracy Theory
11. Charles Macaulay Charles Macaulay Actor, Splash
12. Robert Bailey Robert Bailey Actor, Jitterbugs
13. Edwin Maxwell Edwin Maxwell Actor, His Girl Friday
14. Mickey Mantle Mickey Mantle Self, Safe at Home! Mickey Charles Mantle was born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, on October 20, 1931, the son of a minor-league player who never made it to the big leagues and named him after Major Leaguer Mickey Cochrane. Mickey's father and grandfather -- who also never made it to the majors -- taught him how to play baseball, but more importantly also taught him how to be a switch-hitter...
15. Helen Mack Helen Mack Actress, His Girl Friday Helen Mack started her career in movies at the age of ten, and by the time she was 13 was performing in vaudeville. Her acting career didn't blossom until the 1930s, when she made a name for herself as one of the movie's best criers. She had many leading roles opposite such actors as Lee Tracy...
16. Adeline De Walt Reynolds Adeline De Walt Reynolds Actress, Son of Dracula She survived the death of her husband in 1905, the San Francisco earthquake in 1906 and raising four children with no money. In 1926, when she was 64 she became one of the most mature freshman ever to enter the University of California. She graduated 6 years later with her B.A. degree. In 1940 she went to Hollywood...
17. Sally Gracie Sally Gracie Actress, One Life to Live
18. Clyde Cook Clyde Cook Actor, The Docks of New York Diminutive Australian-born silent comic, the son of an engine driver. Clyde Cook earned his sobriquet, 'The Kangaroo Boy', because of his rubber-limbed elasticity. He had been on stage from the age of six, trained as an acrobatic dancer and performed on the Tivoli circuit in his native country, and...
19. Al Wyatt Sr. Al Wyatt Sr. Stunts, Fast Times at Ridgemont High
20. Robert Johnson Robert Johnson Soundtrack, Chocolat
21. Sandra Elaine Allen Sandra Elaine Allen Self, Being Different
22. Brian Adams Brian Adams Actor, WrestleMania IX
23. John Bentley John Bentley Actor, Submarine Seahawk
24. Tim Richmond Tim Richmond Actor, Stroker Ace The inspiration for the movie Days of Thunder, Tim Richmond earned the nickname Hollywood Tim because of his passion to become an actor, a bug that bit him during a cameo appearance in the movie Stroker Ace with Burt Reynolds. But Richmond became most famous for his explosive rise and tragic fall in NASCAR racing...
25. J. Stuart Blackton J. Stuart Blackton Director, Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics J. Stuart Blackton came to the US with his family from Sheffield, England, in 1885 at age 10, settling in New York. He became friends with Albert E. Smith - who later became his business partner and headed Vitagraph Studios - in 1894 and they started a short-lived vaudeville act together. Blackton went to work as a reporter for the "New York Evening World" newspaper...
26. Maurice Mendoza Maurice Mendoza Actor, The Song of Guitardo
27. Columba Domínguez Columba Domínguez Actress, Pueblerina
28. Arline Anderson Arline Anderson Actress, Slay, Gypsy, Slay
29. Houseley Stevenson Jr. Houseley Stevenson Jr. Production Manager, Walking Tall Character actor and film editor, son of Houseley Stevenson. Like his father and brothers (designer Edward Stevenson and actor Onslow Stevens), trained at the Pasadena Community Playhouse, where he appeared in plays and learn stagecraft. He had a number of small film roles, then drifted into film editing...
30. Alan Landsburg Alan Landsburg Producer, Jaws 3-D
31. Harry Cole Harry Cole Actor, Episode #7.5
32. Patrick Waltz Patrick Waltz Actor, The Sun Sets at Dawn
33. James Roosevelt James Roosevelt Producer, Pot o' Gold James Roosevelt, the son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, and his wife Eleanor Roosevelt, was born on December 23, 1907 in New York City. The oldest son, he was the second of the Roosevelts' six children, only five of whom survived to adulthood; their third child...
34. Tareque Masud Tareque Masud Director, The Clay Bird Tareque Masud was born in Nurpur Village of Faridpur District in Bangladesh. At an early age he was sent off to madrassa (Islamic school) by his deeply religious father. He studied in the madrassa system until 1971, when the upheaval brought about by the 9-month Liberation War interrupted his education...
35. Jules Massenet Jules Massenet Soundtrack, Transamerica
36. José Baviera José Baviera Actor, The Exterminating Angel
37. Slobodan Aligrudic Slobodan Aligrudic Actor, Do You Remember Dolly Bell?
38. Hugo del Carril Hugo del Carril Actor, Dark River Born in Buenos Aires, Hugo del Carril entered the film industry in a roundabout way--he was originally a popular personality on Argentine radio, and parlayed that into a film career that began in 1936. He was an immediate hit, and developed into one of Argentina's major film stars. He turned to directing in 1949...
39. Henri Garat Henri Garat Actor, Valse royale
40. Antony Marsh Antony Marsh Actor, There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
41. Joe Bolton Joe Bolton Actor, The Clubhouse Gang Joe Bolton served as an announcer and sportscaster for WOR Radio and for CBS Radio during the 1930s. He also appeared in sports newsreels for Warner Brothers and for Paramount Pictorials. Following his service in the army, he briefly served as executive director of The Office of War Information. Bolton returned to NYC radio...
42. Argyle Nelson Argyle Nelson Production Manager, Lucy's Italian Movie
43. Edwin Newman Edwin Newman Self, The Pelican Brief
44. James Oliver Curwood James Oliver Curwood Writer, The Bear
45. Viktor Tourjansky Viktor Tourjansky Director, Herod the Great Viktor Tourjansky was a Russian film director who emigrated after the communist revolution of 1917, and worked in France, Germany, USA, UK, and Italy. He was born Viacheslav Konstantinovich Turzhanski on March 4, 1891, in Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire (now Kiyiv, Ukraine). Studied painting and art history...
46. Compton Bennett Compton Bennett Director, King Solomon's Mines Compton Bennett started out as a bandleader and then became a commercial artist. He turned out a few amateur films that caught the attention of producer Alexander Korda's London Films, and they hired him in 1932 as a film editor. During World War II he directed a few instructional films for the British military and some propaganda shorts for the general public...
47. Kazim Kartal Kazim Kartal Actor, Haydi bastir
48. Geoffrey Wilkinson Geoffrey Wilkinson Actor, Brideshead Revisited
49. Kurt von Haugwitz-Reventlow Kurt von Haugwitz-Reventlow Uncategorised
50. Paul Boyd Paul Boyd Animation Department, Pop Goes the Ed/Over Your Ed
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