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1. Steven Hill Steven Hill Actor, Law & Order Born in Seattle, Washington, in 1922, as Solomon Krakovsky, to Russian Jewish immigrants, Hill became interested in the theater as a little boy. After graduation from high school, he served in the Naval Reserve (1940-44). From there, he worked alongside a young, unknown star Marlon Brando in "A Flag is Born." His real acting debut came about in 1950...
2. Rudolph Valentino Rudolph Valentino Actor, The Eagle Born in 1895 to a French mother and Italian father Rudolph Valentino grew up in Italy. His father died while he was young, and his mother spoiled him. He did poorly in school, and eventually ended up studying agriculture. After a stint in Paris he returned to Italy broke. Many times Valentino referenced something he did being the cause of being sent away...
3. Kathleen Freeman Kathleen Freeman Actress, Shrek Kathleen Freeman's introduction to show business came very early in life. Her parents were vaudevillians, and she made her debut at age 2 in their act. Later she attended UCLA with intentions of becoming a pianist, but was bitten by the acting bug and never looked back. She gained experience on stage in various stock and repertory companies...
4. Brock Peters Brock Peters Actor, To Kill a Mockingbird Born of African and West Indian ancestry on July 2, 1927 in New York City, Brock Peters set his sights on a show business career early on, at age ten. A product of NYC's famed Music and Arts High School, Peters initially fielded more odd jobs than acting jobs as he worked his way up from Harlem poverty...
5. Francis X. Bushman Francis X. Bushman Actor, Sabrina
6. Hank Patterson Hank Patterson Actor, Green Acres Hank Patterson was born in Springville, Alabama to Green and Mary Newton Patterson. Hank's great-grandfather, James Pearson, was an original settler of St. Clair county, AL as was his mother's great-grandfather, Thomas Newton. Between 1894 & 1897, the family left AL to live in Taylor, Texas where Hank...
7. Charles Scorsese Charles Scorsese Actor, Goodfellas
8. Dennis Fimple Dennis Fimple Actor, House of 1000 Corpses Excellent and engaging character actor Dennis Fimple was born on November 11, 1940 in Ventura, California and raised in the nearby town of Taft. His father Elmer was an electrician and his mother Dolly was a beautician. Dennis first became interested in acting after he portrayed Tom Sawyer in a junior high school play...
9. Ruth Cohen Ruth Cohen Actress, Seinfeld
10. Ed Warren Ed Warren Writer, The Haunted After being discharged from the U.S. Navy after World War II, Ed Warren was an itinerant house and sign painter traveling around New England. However, with his wife Lorraine Warren, née Lorraine Moran, he became known as a demonologist employed in investigating reports of haunted houses. They...
11. Hoot Gibson Hoot Gibson Actor, Action A pioneering cowboy star of silent and early talking Westerns, Hoot Gibson was one of the 1920s' most popular children's matinée heroes. In his real life, however, he had a rather painful rags-to-riches-and-back-to-rags career, a problem that seemed to plague a number of big stars who fell victim to their high profile and wound up living too high on the hog...
12. Jerry Nelson Jerry Nelson Actor, The Muppet Show Puppeteer, actor, musician, and master of voices, Jerry Nelson originally joined Henson & Company as a temporary replacement for Frank Oz, who had been drafted into the armed services in the 60's. He later re-joined the crew as a full-time performer in the 70's, and has since been heavily involved in almost every major Muppet project...
13. Gilbert Taylor Gilbert Taylor Cinematographer, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
14. Evita Muñoz 'Chachita' Evita Muñoz 'Chachita' Actress, Cuidado con el ángel Evita Muñoz was born on November 26th, 1936, in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico. Before she was 4 years old, she was in front of the cameras already making _El Secreto del Sacerdote_ with Pedro Armendáriz. It was in her second film, Jalisco, Don't Backslide with Jorge Negrete, that she was given the nickname of "Chachita"...
15. Sybil Jason Sybil Jason Actress, The Little Princess Sybil Jacobson was born on November 23, 1929, in Cape Town, South Africa. By age 2 she had learned to play the piano, and she also demonstrated a remarkable talent for singing, dancing and mimicry. She moved to Great Britain as a small child, and by age 5 was singing, dancing, playing the piano or doing uncanny imitations of Maurice Chevalier in London nightclubs...
16. Robert Symonds Robert Symonds Actor, The Exorcist
17. Richard Hearne Richard Hearne Actor, The Time of His Life
18. David Rose David Rose Music Department, Bonanza
19. Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Soundtrack, American Beauty
20. Oliver McGowan Oliver McGowan Actor, Screaming Mimi
21. Mary Gordon Mary Gordon Actress, Bride of Frankenstein Short, plump, kind-faced character actress in US films, best remembered for her lilting Scots accent, her top-knotted silver hair and her dangling earrings.
22. Alberto Cavalcanti Alberto Cavalcanti Director, Dead of Night Born in Brazil in 1897, Alberto Cavalcanti began his film career in France in 1920, working as writer, art director and director. He directed the avant-garde documentary Nothing But Time ("Nothing but Time"), a portrait of the lives of Parisian workers in a single day. He moved to England in 1933 to join the GPO Film Unit under John Grierson...
23. Doorn Van Steyn Doorn Van Steyn Actress, Ma'aseh B'Monit
24. Steven Kozlowski Steven Kozlowski Actor, Good Will Hunting
25. Virginia Sale Virginia Sale Actress, Topper
26. Gregory Gaye Gregory Gaye Actor, Ninotchka Character actor in US films.
27. Chris Lamon Chris Lamon Stunts, The Boondock Saints
28. Ruth Storey Ruth Storey Actress, In Cold Blood Born and raised in New York, Storey moved with her then-husband Richard Conte to Los Angeles in the 1950s, where she worked on stage, television, and screen. After her divorce, she earned a master's degree in social welfare from UCLA and co-founded the Center for Human Problems in the Los Angeles area...
29. Jerry Bresler Jerry Bresler Producer, Casino Royale Jerry (Jerome) Bresler was born in Denver, Colorado on April 13, 1908. He began his film career as a production supervisor, and eventually started his own independent company. In the late 1930s, he joined MGM as a unit manager and worked on the Dr. Kildare series and other films. In 1944 & 1945 he won Academy Awards for the shorts Heavenly Music and Stairway to Light...
30. Norman Wexler Norman Wexler Writer, Serpico Norman Wexler was born in New Bedford Mass and attended Harvard University. In addition to his acclaim as the writer of Saturday Night Fever, he also suffered from manic depression, and in 1972 was arrested by the FBI for saying he was planning to shoot then-president Nixon.
31. Zoltán Fábri Zoltán Fábri Director, Az ötödik pecsét He was born in 1917 and between the two World War he finished his primary and secondary school. After them he graduated in the College of Fine Arts, which helped him later to be a production-designer. He liked to learn and joined the Academy of Theatre and Film Arts. He bacame a director and actor. In the beginning of his career he was a production-designer...
32. Milivoje Tomic Milivoje Tomic Actor, Maratonci trce pocasni krug
33. Sidney Howard Sidney Howard Writer, Gone with the Wind
34. Agustín Isunza Agustín Isunza Actor, El topo Comic performer in Mexican film from the '30s into the '70s. Mostly cast in supporting roles.
35. Marjorie Woodworth Marjorie Woodworth Actress, Flying with Music Marjorie Woodworth was a pretty, perky blonde 1940s starlet, of German/Norwegian parentage. She was educated at the University of Southern California, where she was spotted and signed by a talent scout for Hal Roach. Immediately propelled into leading roles, her shortcomings as an actress (in the absence of proper training) were quickly revealed...
36. Hy Anzell Hy Anzell Actor, Annie Hall
37. Leslie Graves Leslie Graves Actress, Piranha Part Two: The Spawning Leslie Graves (the original Brenda Clegg) was born on September, 29th 1959 in Albuquerque or Silver City, New Mexico. She started her carrier in entertainment industry in the late '60s and early 70s when she was very young (approximately at age of 10) with small roles in a Broadway play "A Cry of Players" (1968-1969) written by William Gibson and in several TV series: Sesame Street (1969...
38. Reginald Tate Reginald Tate Actor, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp He was born in Garforth, Leeds. His father worked for the NE Railway Company and his grandfather had been manager of Garforth Colliery. His brother Robert's son was the actor David (Henderson) Tate. He went to private schools in York including St Martin's and followed his father into the Railway before joining the Army.
39. André Mélançon André Mélançon Director, La guerre des tuques
40. Charles A. Nichols Charles A. Nichols Director, Alvin & the Chipmunks
41. Louis Natheaux Louis Natheaux Actor, Weary River
42. Giuseppe Colizzi Giuseppe Colizzi Writer, Boot Hill
43. Andreas Barkoulis Andreas Barkoulis Actor, Sta synora tis prodosias
44. Frank Fenton Frank Fenton Writer, River of No Return
45. Frank Potenza Frank Potenza Self, Jimmy Kimmel Live!
46. Bamlet Lawrence Price Jr. Bamlet Lawrence Price Jr. Director, One Way Ticket to Hell
47. Hansa Wadkar Hansa Wadkar Actress, Mere Lal
48. Libby Taylor Libby Taylor Actress, The Great McGinty
49. Faruk Begolli Faruk Begolli Actor, Dervis i smrt Faruk Begolli was the most famous Kosovo Albanian actor and director in Yugoslavia (along with Bekim Fehmiu). He attended high school in Pristina and completed the academy of film in Belgrade (1966). Begolli played in more than 60 films, starting with Veljko Bulajic's Pogled u zenicu Sunca (1966). He cooperated with director Purisa Dordevic in his films Podne (Noon)...
50. Sidney Buchman Sidney Buchman Writer, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington The son of a Russian émigré clothing merchant, Sidney Buchman was born in Duluth, Minnesota, on March 27 1902. He initially attended the University of Minnesota. After his family moved to New York, he continued his studies at Columbia University, graduating in 1923. The following year, he travelled to England and worked as an assistant stage manager at the Old Vic...
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