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1. Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Actor, Love Me Tender Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In September 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School...
2. Stewart Granger Stewart Granger Actor, Scaramouche Stewart Granger was born James Leblanche Stewart in London, the grandson of the actor "Luigi Lablache". He attended Epsom College but left after deciding not to pursue a medical degree. He decided to try acting and attended Webber-Douglas School of Dramatic Art, London. By 1935, he made his stage debut in "The Cardinal" at the Little Theatre Hull ...
3. Joe Ranft Joe Ranft Actor, Cars
4. William Windom William Windom Actor, The Farmer's Daughter A man of all mediums, this veteran, Manhattan-born character actor was named after his great-grandfather, Lincolnesque Congressman William Windom. Born in 1923, the son of Paul Windom, an architect, and the former Isobel Wells Peckham, Bill attended Williams College and the University of Kentucky, among others...
5. Amanda Blake Amanda Blake Actress, Gunsmoke Amanda Blake was born in Buffalo, NY, of English and Scottish descent. She and her parents moved to Claremont, California, while Amanda was still in high school, and she graduated from Claremont High. She enrolled at Pomona College but, due to her avid participation in community and theater productions...
6. Jeff Corey Jeff Corey Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Jeff Corey was a film and television character actor, as well as one of the top acting teachers in America. Corey was born Arthur Zwerling on August 10, 1914 in New York City, New York, to Mary (Peskin), a Russian Jewish immigrant, and Nathan Zwerling, an Austrian Jewish immigrant. He was an indifferent student...
7. Bela Lugosi Bela Lugosi Actor, Dracula It's ironic that Martin Landau won an Oscar for impersonating Bela Lugosi (in Ed Wood) when Lugosi himself never came within a mile of one, but that's just the latest of many sad ironies surrounding Lugosi's career. Bela Lugosi was born Béla Ferenc Dezsö Blaskó on October 20, 1882, Lugos...
8. Phil Leeds Phil Leeds Actor, Ghost Phil Leeds is one of those for whom the phrase "character actor" was invented. A slight, wizened man with a rubbery face, bulging eyes and a Jimmy Durante-like nose, he excelled at playing weaselly little snitches, con artists, or just a neighborhood eccentric who always had something up his sleeve...
9. John Doucette John Doucette Actor, Lock Up Stocky, balding American character actor with a rich, deep voice, equally adept at Western bad guys and Shakespeare. He began his career in films in minor roles, primarily as gangland henchmen, and progressed to become widely familiar as a figure in a variety of dramas and occasional comedies. Although a stalwart and reliable supporting player...
10. Anna Kashfi Anna Kashfi Actress, Cowboy Anna Kashfi has appeared in a number of films including The Mountain (with Spencer Tracy) and Battle Hymn (with Rock Hudson) but is best known for being Marlon Brando's first wife. Kashfi is often thought of as being Indian but several newspapers have said that she is, in fact, the daughter of a Welsh factory worker...
11. Veda Ann Borg Veda Ann Borg Actress, Mildred Pierce Born in Boston, Veda Ann Borg was a New York model in 1936 when a screen test brought her a short-lived contract at Paramount, where she made her debut film, Three Cheers for Love. She fit better at Warner Brothers, where she played at least 15 roles (some of them bits) in 1937-38; but in 1939 a severe auto crash...
12. Paul Lukas Paul Lukas Actor, The Lady Vanishes Oscar-winning actor Paul Lukas was born in Hungary and graduated from the School for Dramatic Arts. In 1916 he went to Kosice (Kassa) to be an actor; in 1918 he became an actor specializing in comedy. For ten years he was the most popular character player and romantic lead of the company. In 1918 he began making in Budapest and in the 1920s he began appearing in films in Austria as well...
13. Eva Renzi Eva Renzi Actress, L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo
14. Nancy Guild Nancy Guild Actress, Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man Movie and television actress Nancy Guild was a contract player at 20th Century-Fox, which reminded the public that her surname "rhymes with wild" after she was signed to a seven-year contract in 1946. The studio bosses must have changed their mind how they would position her as she typically played demure, ladylike roles...
15. Malcolm Atterbury Malcolm Atterbury Actor, The Birds Philadelphia native Malcolm Atterbury was born into a wealthy family - his father was president of the Pennsylvania Railroad - but he himself had no desire to go into the family business. He had always wanted to be an actor, and to that end got himself a job managing a radio station. From there he went into vaudeville...
16. Jack Pennick Jack Pennick Actor, Fort Apache Jack Pennick was an American film actor, a familiar face, primarily in the movies of John Ford. He was born in Portland, Oregon, the son of gold miner Albert R. and Bessie (Murray) Pennick. After himself working as a gold miner, Pennick joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served, with the Pekin Legation Guard...
17. Babe Ruth Babe Ruth Actor, The Pride of the Yankees Most of Babe Ruth's records have been broken. In 1961, not only did Roger Maris break The Babe's 34-year-old record for most home runs in a season with 61*, but Maris' teammate on the '61 Yankees, pitcher 'Whitey Ford' broke The Babe's 43-year-old record for most scoreless innings pitched in a World Series when the Yankees dispatched the Reds that year in the post-season...
18. David A. Prior David A. Prior Writer, Raw Justice
19. Alan Vint Alan Vint Actor, Badlands
20. Roberta Collins Roberta Collins Actress, Death Race 2000 Brassy'n'beautiful blonde Roberta Collins was a terrific, dynamic and scene-stealing delight who greatly enlivened a bunch of choice down'n'dirty 1970s drive-in exploitation pictures with her earthy good humor, boundless vitality, superior acting ability, strong, forceful personality and smoldering sex appeal...
21. Acquanetta Acquanetta Actress, Tarzan and the Leopard Woman Aquanetta was a B-rated movie actress (born as Mildred Davenport) in Ozone, Wyoming in 1921. She was nicknamed the "Venezualan Volcano" by Universal Studios. She starred in Tarzan and the Leopard Woman. Acquanetta also had small parts in Arabian Nights, Jungle Woman, Dead Man's Eyes, Lost Continent and The Legend of Grizzly Adams...
22. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Soundtrack, Blood Diamond
23. Russ Bender Russ Bender Actor, War of the Colossal Beast
24. Frances Robinson Frances Robinson Actress, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
25. Tonino Delli Colli Tonino Delli Colli Cinematographer, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
26. Constancio de Guzman Constancio de Guzman Composer, Maalaala mo kaya
27. Jean Acker Jean Acker Actress, The Daredevil Mountaineer Jean Acker was born in 1893 on a farm in Trenton, NJ, and was named Harriet. Her father was part Cherokee and her mother was Irish, and they had separated when she was young. Jean attended school at St. Mary's Seminary in Springfield, NJ. Her acting career began in vaudeville and stock-company drama before she moved in front of the cameras...
28. Idi Amin Idi Amin Composer, General Idi Amin Dada Idi Amin Dada Oumee was born in the rural village of Koboko, Uganda, in 1923, a member of the Kakwa tribe. Raised in the isolated farming country of northwestern Uganda, Amin received a scant education which left him functionally illiterate. During the Second World War, at the age of 18, he enlisted in the British Army in the East African Rifles and fought in Burma against the Japanese...
29. Betty Blackler Betty Blackler Actress, Larry the Lamb
30. Miles Goodman Miles Goodman Composer, Little Shop of Horrors Goodman attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. (There is now a scholarship there bearing his name.) At Antioch, he was an English major. Goodman studied Shakespeare in London and originally desired to be a director. He studied with private music teachers including Albert Harris and instead became involved in composing music and producing albums.
31. Margaret Mitchell Margaret Mitchell Writer, Gone with the Wind
32. Joe Belcher Joe Belcher Actor, An American Werewolf in London
33. Alexis Grace Alexis Grace Actress, The Big Lebowski: A XXX Parody Tall (5'11"), buxom, and slender brunette Alexis Grace was born on December 7, 1988 in Clearwater, Florida. Grace first began performing in explicit hardcore fare at age nineteen in 2008. Among the notable companies Alexis appeared in X-rated features for are FM Concepts, Amateur Allure, White Ghetto...
34. John McLaughlin John McLaughlin Producer, The McLaughlin Group
35. Andrey Mironov Andrey Mironov Actor, Brilliantovaya ruka Andrei Mironov was a Soviet comedian known for The Diamond Arm He was born Andrei Aleksandrovich Menaker on March 8, 1941, in Moscow. His father, Aleksandr Semenovich Menaker, and his mother, Mariya Mironova, were famous actors in the Soviet Union. From 1958-1962 he studied acting at the Moscow Shchukin School...
36. Robert Krasker Robert Krasker Cinematographer, The Third Man A somewhat underrated figure in cinematographic history, Australian-born Robert Krasker handled some of the most memorable films made in Britain after the Second World War. In his youth, he attended art classes in Paris and studied photography at the Photohaendler Schule in Dresden. He briefly worked for Paramount in Paris...
37. David Allen David Allen Visual Effects, Ghostbusters II
38. Dave Barry Dave Barry Actor, Some Like It Hot Dave Barry began his performing career in the 1930's at the age of sixteen. The son of a furniture store owner, he made his debut on the radio talent show "Major Bowes and the Original Amateur Hour" -- as did another talented voice-over artist, Sara Berner. Known initially as Dave Siegel, he built up a reputation as a stand-up comedian...
39. Paul Panzer Paul Panzer Actor, Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy Born in Germany in 1872, Paul Panzer spent several years on the stage before entering the film industry with Edison in 1905. He later went to Vitagraph, one of the first actors to work at that studio, but left them in 1911. He directed one film, The Life of Buffalo Bill, with the real Buffalo Bill (aka William F. Cody) released by Monopol...
40. Clive Exton Clive Exton Writer, Red Sonja
41. Kitty McGeever Kitty McGeever Actress, Emmerdale Farm
42. Polo Ortín Polo Ortín Actor, Vecinos
43. Luigi Zampa Luigi Zampa Writer, To Live in Peace Abandoning earlier studies in architecture and engineering, Luigi Zampa learned screenwriting and directing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, between 1932 and 1937. He went on to make military training films for the Italian army during World War II, as well as collaborating on film scripts...
44. Louis Jouvet Louis Jouvet Actor, Quai des Orfèvres Louis Jouvet was a living glory of the French theatre where he debuted in 1910. In his life he has worked as pharmacist, manager of a theatre, actor and theatre teacher. He debuted at the movies in 1932 and his best films were of the Golden Age of French cinema called the "poetical realism", e.g. "Hotel du Nord (1938)" or "La fin du jour"...
45. Edwin Reimers Edwin Reimers Actor, The Barefoot Executive
46. Eric Cullen Eric Cullen Actor, Rab C. Nesbitt
47. Antonio Vilar Antonio Vilar Actor, El príncipe encadenado
48. John Peyser John Peyser Director, Combat!
49. John Brent John Brent Actor, American Graffiti
50. Tom Fuccello Tom Fuccello Actor, One Life to Live
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