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1. Fritz Lang Fritz Lang Director, M He studied at the College of Technical Sciences of Vienna's Academy of Graphic Arts but unhappy with the career path chosen for him by his parents, he ran away to study art in Munich and Paris. He then spent many years travelling the world including Asia. In 1913, he returned to Paris to paint. When World War I began...
2. Jean-Pierre Melville Jean-Pierre Melville Writer, Le Samurai The name "Melville" is not immediately associated with film. It conjures up images of white whales and crackbrained captains, of naysaying notaries and soup-spilling sailors. It is the countersign to a realm of men and their deeds, both heroic and villainous. It is the American novel, with its Ishmaels and its Claggarts a challenge to the European canon...
3. Bert Freed Bert Freed Actor, Paths of Glory During the '50s and '60s it seemed like every time you turned around, there was Bert Freed as a detective, gangster, sheriff or greedy small-town businessman, and sci-fi fans will remember him as the police chief taken over by the Martians in the classic Invaders from Mars. He played a lot of tough cops--sometimes crooked ones...
4. Frank Faylen Frank Faylen Actor, It's a Wonderful Life American character actor who specialized in average-guy parts and who could be equally effective in sympathetic or unlikeable roles. His parents, the vaudeville team of Ruf and Cusik, took him onstage with them when he was a baby, and Faylen grew up in the theatre. He attended St. Joseph's Preparatory College in Kirkwood...
5. William S. Burroughs William S. Burroughs Writer, Naked Lunch William S. Burroughs, one of the three seminal writers of the Beat Generation (the other two being his friends Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg), was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 5, 1914, to the son of the founder of the Burroughs Adding Machine Co. He grew up in patrician surroundings and attended private school in Los Alamos...
6. Shari Lewis Shari Lewis Self, Is Everybody Happy?
7. Cathleen Nesbitt Cathleen Nesbitt Actress, An Affair to Remember Diminutive, genteel Cathleen Nesbitt was a grand dame of the theatre on both sides of the Atlantic in a career spanning seven decades. Among almost 300 roles on stage, she excelled at comic portrayals of sophisticated socialites and elegant mothers. Hollywood used her, whenever a gentler, sweeter version of Gladys Cooper was needed...
8. Richard Pearson Richard Pearson Actor, The Wind in the Willows
9. Mitch Jayne Mitch Jayne Actor, The Darling Baby Mitch Jayne lived in his native Ozark mountains near Salem, Mo. In late July, he performed as an Ozark storyteller at a dinner theater near Salem. Jayne played bass with the famous bluegrass quartet, which included brothers Rodney and Doug Dillard. The band left its native Missouri hills and migrated to California...
10. Enrico Caruso Enrico Caruso Soundtrack, Match Point Enrico Caruso (b. Errico Caruso) was born on February 25, 1873, in Naples, Italy. He was the third of seven children to a poor alcoholic father. He received little primary education and briefly studied music with conductor Vicenzo Lombardini. His early income was from singing serenades. Caruso made his operatic debut on March 15...
11. Lou Walker Lou Walker Actor, My Cousin Vinny
12. Al Rosen Al Rosen Actor, Behind Every Great Man
13. Bob Holt Bob Holt Actor, Wizards Bob Holt started his career in front of the cameras with a film role in 1950, playing Octavius Caesar in Julius Caesar followed by another role in 1959 in The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery. He moved on to primarily voice acting in 1968 providing all of the voices for a film short called Johnny Learns His Manners...
14. Totie Fields Totie Fields Self, Totie Fields
15. Barbara Trentham Barbara Trentham Actress, Rollerball
16. Lillian Bronson Lillian Bronson Actress, In the Good Old Summertime
17. Al Adamson Al Adamson Director, Dracula vs. Frankenstein Although it's very unlikely that his admittedly cheap-'n'-cheesy films will ever be acknowledged as true works of cinematic art, director/producer/screenwriter Al Adamson did nonetheless make a slew of entertainingly trashy low-budget exploitation features for the drive-in market throughout the 1960s and 1970s...
18. Kamal Kapoor Kamal Kapoor Actor, Don
19. Don Estelle Don Estelle Actor, Santa Claus
20. Peter Watts Peter Watts Sound Department, Echoes: Pink Floyd
21. Gyearbuor Asante Gyearbuor Asante Actor, Local Hero
22. Donald Ogden Stewart Donald Ogden Stewart Writer, The Philadelphia Story
23. J. Farrell MacDonald J. Farrell MacDonald Actor, Sunrise Character player, usually stern of demeanor, who appeared in hundreds of films, many of them westerns, from 1915 to 1951. He was long associated with the director John Ford.
24. Janet Ward Janet Ward Actress, Night Moves
25. Charles H. Gray Charles H. Gray Actor, The Young and the Restless
26. Billie Letts Billie Letts Writer, Where the Heart Is
27. Fela Kuti Fela Kuti Soundtrack, The Visitor
28. Edwin Richfield Edwin Richfield Actor, Five Million Years to Earth
29. Raymond Carver Raymond Carver Writer, Short Cuts
30. Lesley Woods Lesley Woods Actress, All My Children
31. Jean Yarbrough Jean Yarbrough Director, Jack and the Beanstalk
32. Pete Van Wieren Pete Van Wieren Self, The NBA on TBS Pete Van Wieren is a member of the Braves broadcast team. Pete joined the team, along with broadcast partner Skip Carey, in 1976. Nicknamed "The Professor" fo r his extensive knowledge of the sport. Pete is a past winner of the " Georgia Sportcaster of the Year award.
33. Juan López Moctezuma Juan López Moctezuma Actor, Alucarda
34. Ralph Bell Ralph Bell Actor, Guiding Light
35. Kay Dotrice Kay Dotrice Actress, Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
36. Charles K. French Charles K. French Actor, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
37. Gigi Ballista Gigi Ballista Actor, Midnight Express
38. Norman Maclean Norman Maclean Writer, A River Runs Through It
39. Fred Pinkard Fred Pinkard Actor, Rocky II
40. Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson Self, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye
41. Charles Stalmaker Charles Stalmaker Actor, Battle of the Bulge
42. Mae Costello Mae Costello Actress, The Joys of a Jealous Wife
43. Pietro Mascagni Pietro Mascagni Soundtrack, Raging Bull
44. Karan Dewan Karan Dewan Actor, Bahar
45. Roberto Cobo Roberto Cobo Actor, Los Olvidados
46. Hans-Henrik Ley Hans-Henrik Ley Composer, The Jungle Creature: Hugo
47. Boris Ingster Boris Ingster Producer, Flight 307
48. Muir Mathieson Muir Mathieson Music Department, Vertigo Trained at the Royal Academy of Music, Muir first worked in the movies on the quota quickies of the 1930s. His big break came when Alexander Korda signed him as musical director on The Rise of Catherine the Great. He went on to conduct Sir William Walton's score for Henry V and Hamlet, as a part of a long...
49. Paul von Hindenburg Paul von Hindenburg Self, Hindenburg Coming from an aristocratic Prussian family, Paul von Hindenburg joined the Prussian army as a young man, retiring as a general in 1913 at age 66. Recalled to duty during World War I, he was placed in command of the German forces at the battle of Tannenberg in 1914 against the Russians which, due to...
50. Thurman Munson Thurman Munson Self, Game 4
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