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1. David Huddleston David Huddleston Actor, The Big Lebowski
2. Fritz Lang Fritz Lang Director, M Fritz Lang was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1890. His father managed a construction company. His mother, Pauline Schlesinger, was Jewish but converted to Catholicism when Lang was ten. After high school, he enrolled briefly at the Technische Hochschule Wien and then started to train as a painter. From 1910 to 1914...
3. Jean-Pierre Melville Jean-Pierre Melville Writer, Le Samouraï 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...
4. Cathleen Nesbitt Cathleen Nesbitt Actress, The Farmer's Daughter 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...
5. 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...
6. Frank Faylen Frank Faylen Actor, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis 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...
7. 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...
8. Shari Lewis Shari Lewis Self, The Shari Lewis Show
9. Al Rosen Al Rosen Actor, Cheers
10. Totie Fields Totie Fields Self, Tattletales
11. 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...
12. Barbara Trentham Barbara Trentham Actress, Rollerball
13. Lillian Bronson Lillian Bronson Actress, In the Good Old Summertime
14. Don Estelle Don Estelle Actor, It Ain't Half Hot Mum
15. Lou Walker Lou Walker Actor, My Cousin Vinny
16. Terence Bayler Terence Bayler Actor, Life of Brian
17. Ralph Bell Ralph Bell Actor, Guiding Light
18. J. Farrell MacDonald J. Farrell MacDonald Actor, Sunrise
19. 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...
20. Richard Pearson Richard Pearson Actor, The Wind in the Willows
21. Edwin Richfield Edwin Richfield Actor, Interpol Calling
22. Raymond Carver Raymond Carver Writer, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
23. Mitch Jayne Mitch Jayne Actor, Return to Mayberry Mitch Jayne lived in the south central Missouri Ozarks near Salem, Mo. It was there that he taught in a couple of one-room schools (before consolidation), and then worked as a disk jockey at KSMO Radio. In his later years he traveled throughout Missouri giving humorous talks about the Ozark language and its connection with Middle English...
24. 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...
25. Jean Yarbrough Jean Yarbrough Director, The Abbott and Costello Show
26. Janet Ward Janet Ward Actress, Night Moves
27. Kamal Kapoor Kamal Kapoor Actor, Don
28. Roberto Cobo Roberto Cobo Actor, The Young and the Damned
29. Kay Dotrice Kay Dotrice Actress, Crossroads
30. Lesley Woods Lesley Woods Actress, All My Children
31. Charles H. Gray Charles H. Gray Actor, Rawhide
32. Gyearbuor Asante Gyearbuor Asante Actor, Desmond's
33. Donald Ogden Stewart Donald Ogden Stewart Writer, The Philadelphia Story
34. Peter Watts Peter Watts Sound Department, Pink Floyd at Pompeii
35. Juan López Moctezuma Juan López Moctezuma Actor, Alucarda
36. Billie Letts Billie Letts Writer, Where the Heart Is
37. Mapy Cortés Mapy Cortés Actress, El gendarme desconocido
38. Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson Camera and Electrical Department, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye
39. Mark Klastorin Mark Klastorin Actor, Happy Feet
40. Boris Ingster Boris Ingster Producer, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
41. Fred Pinkard Fred Pinkard Actor, Rocky II
42. June Mitchell June Mitchell Actress, The Bostonians
43. Gigi Ballista Gigi Ballista Actor, Midnight Express
44. 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...
45. Daniel Elam Daniel Elam Actor, North by Northwest
46. Willie Morris Willie Morris Writer, My Dog Skip Willie Morris was a versatile writer of both fiction and nonfiction, who often drew upon his experiences in the South to reflect on the controversial issues of his time. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, but raised in Yazoo City, about an hour's drive north, Willie Morris was born into a family of storytellers...
47. 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...
48. Tony McCoy Tony McCoy Actor, Bride of the Monster
49. Pietro Mascagni Pietro Mascagni Soundtrack, Raging Bull
50. Lucille Iacovelli Lucille Iacovelli Camera and Electrical Department, Plastic Disasters
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