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1. Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe Actress, Some Like It Hot Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother was a film-cutter at RKO Studios who, widowed and mentally ill, abandoned her to a sequence of foster homes. She was almost smothered to death at two, nearly raped at six. At nine, the LA Orphans' Home paid her a nickel a month for kitchen work while taking back a penny every Sunday for church...
2. Alec Guinness Alec Guinness Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Alec Guinness de Cuffe was born on April 2, 1914 in Marylebone, London, England, and was raised by his mother, Agnes Cuffe. While working in advertising, he studied at the Fay Compton Studio of Dramatic Art, debuting on stage in 1934 and played classic theater with the Old Vic from 1936. In 1941...
3. Richard Burton Richard Burton Actor, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Probably more frequently remembered for his turbulent personal life and multiple marriages, Richard Burton was nonetheless regarded as one of the great British actors of the post-WWII period. Burton was born Richard Walter Jenkins in Pontrhydyfen, Wales, to Edith Maude (Thomas) and Richard Walter Jenkins...
4. Josh Ryan Evans Josh Ryan Evans Actor, Passions Despite being one of the smallest actors in Hollywood at 37 inches, Josh proved quality early on in life. By creating and distributing his own business cards before he was even a teenager, Josh landed a spot on "The Dancing Baby" ice cream commercial, which led to his role in Baby Geniuses, where he played all the babies and did all the dancing...
5. Marilyn Burns Marilyn Burns Actress, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Marilyn Burns was born on May 7, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. She was one of the original scream queens, remembered primarily for her role in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Her follow-up appearance was in Hooper's Eaten Alive, where she played a vacationer who unwittingly stumbles upon a hotel run by a madman who feeds his guests to his pet alligator...
6. Carmen Miranda Carmen Miranda Soundtrack, Radio Days Carmen Miranda was a young hatmaker before she was invited to display her singing talents at a music academy. That attempt proved successful and she went on to become a popular singer in clubs and on radio in Brazil. It was during this time that she developed the costume with the distinctive fruit hat from the traditional headdress seen on black women fruit sellers...
7. Francesco Quinn Francesco Quinn Actor, Platoon Perhaps best known for his portrayal of underground drug king Rhah in Oliver Stone's Academy Award-winning Platoon, Francesco Quinn is one of the film industry's most versatile young actors. Intent on following in the footsteps of his father, Oscar winner Anthony Quinn, who had appeared in more than 200 pictures...
8. Ralph Meeker Ralph Meeker Actor, Paths of Glory Burly American character actor Ralph Meeker first acted on stage at his Alma mater, Northwestern University, alongside other budding performers Charlton Heston and Patricia Neal. He graduated as a music major, because his dean had discouraged him from pursuing a theatrical career. Ignoring that advice...
9. George Cole George Cole Actor, Minder George Cole OBE is a veteran British film, television and stage actor whose impressive career has spanned over 60 years. For many, he will perhaps be best remembered for playing one of the most endearing characters of recent times on British television, "Arthur Daley", the shifty but very likable "business man" in the hit ITV drama series, Minder...
10. Colin Higgins Colin Higgins Writer, Harold and Maude
11. Kenneth MacDonald Kenneth MacDonald Actor, It Ain't Half Hot Mum Born in Manchester, England in 1950, Kenneth MacDonald became one of British television's most appealing character actors in a career that spanned a quarter of a century. But his greatest claim to fame was in the role of the publican, "Mike Fisher," in the hugely successful sitcom series, "Only Fools and Horses," which ran for 15 years...
12. Daniel Schmid Daniel Schmid Director, Hécate
13. Suzan Ball Suzan Ball Actress, Chief Crazy Horse Suzan Ball, a second cousin of Lucille Ball, was born on March 3, 1934, in Jamestown, New York. She came to Hollywood with her family in 1941. She sang with the Mel Baker Orchestra from 1948-1953. Her first part in Hollywood was as a harem girl in Aladdin and His Lamp at Monogram. She got an interview with the talent department of Universal-International and signed a contract...
14. Queenie Smith Queenie Smith Actress, Foul Play Queenie Smith was born in New York City in 1898. She is described as 5 feet 1 inch with blue eyes and blonde hair and weighing 108 pounds. Her father was English and mother, German. She was educated at public schools, including the Horace Mann School, and matriculated at age 13 with the Ballet School of Metropolitan Opera...
15. Angelina Estrada Angelina Estrada Actress, Ghost
16. Bong Luk Bong Luk Director, Mang quan gui shou
17. Budd Schulberg Budd Schulberg Writer, On the Waterfront
18. Judy Canova Judy Canova Actress, Sis Hopkins Raucous singing and yodeling and loads of cornpone humor was pretty much the whole shebang when it came to singer/comedienne Judy Canova. Her outlandish image may be considered tacky and/or offensive by today's measure, but back in the 1930s and 1940s it really worked! By the time she left the limelight after five decades...
19. Corwin Hawkins Corwin Hawkins Actor, A Low Down Dirty Shame Corwin Anthony Hawkins was born in Houston, Texas on March 12, 1965. He attended St. Peter's Catholic School and graduated in 1982. Corwin was well known throughout Texas for his hilarious two hour stand up comedy routine which he performed in front of standing room only crowds every Tuesday night for four years...
20. Clarice Blackburn Clarice Blackburn Actress, Dark Shadows
21. Shamim Ara Shamim Ara Actress, Beta Shamim Ara is a renowned film actress, film producer and film director of Pakistan. She was born in British India at Aligarh in 1938. Her father's name was Syed Ali Ahmad and her maternal grandmother's name was Iqbal Begum who played a very active role in developing Shamim Ara's film career in Pakistan after Shamim Ara's mother's death at an early age...
22. Lane Allan Lane Allan Casting Department, Project U.F.O.
23. Sam White Sam White Producer, Perry Mason
24. Wen-Ying Wen-Ying Actress, Qu nian dong tian
25. Sha-Fei Ouyang Sha-Fei Ouyang Actress, Long quan
26. James Maloney James Maloney Actor, 21 Beacon Street
27. Don Steele Don Steele Actor, Gremlins
28. Betty Clooney Betty Clooney Self, Tony Pastor and His Orchestra Betty began singing professionally with her sister, Rosemary Clooney, on the radio at the age of 13. The Clooney Sisters then went on the road for a few years as featured vocalists with band-leader Tony Pastor and his orchestra. When Rosemary was offered a solo record deal with Columbia, Betty conceded to break up the act...
29. Charles Quigley Charles Quigley Actor, The Crimson Ghost
30. Evar Maran Evar Maran Actor, Accadde tra le sbarre
31. Chick Hearn Chick Hearn Actor, Fletch One of the most recognizable voices in Los Angeles, Francis Dayle Hearn, better known as "Chick" was the play-by-play voice of the Los Angeles Lakers for from 1960 to 2002. Known for his witty comments during the game and lightning-quick reactions to the play on the court, Hearn was as well-known a personality as some of the past Laker greats including Jerry West...
32. Louis Scarborough Jr. Louis Scarborough Jr. Art Department, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
33. David Munro David Munro Actor, Orlando
34. Ángel de Andrés Ángel de Andrés Actor, Esquilache
35. Annie Rosar Annie Rosar Actress, Die goldene Stadt
36. Herbert Wise Herbert Wise Director, The Woman in Black
37. G. Pat Collins G. Pat Collins Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
38. Matt Robinson Matt Robinson Miscellaneous Crew, The Cosby Show
39. Barnett Parker Barnett Parker Actor, Marie Antoinette Within the British colony of expatriate actors in Hollywood during the 1930's, Barnett Parker was among the most stereotypical. Harrowgate College-educated, straight-backed, balding and well-intoned, Parker caricatured a multitude of unctuous, stiff-upper-lip butlers, man-servants or waiters, though his performances could...
40. Fred Karger Fred Karger Music Department, Kissin' Cousins
41. Charles Carson Charles Carson Actor, Secret Agent
42. Peter Graham Scott Peter Graham Scott Producer, Mogul
43. Gustav von Wangenheim Gustav von Wangenheim Actor, Nosferatu
44. Joyce Ingalls Joyce Ingalls Actress, Lethal Weapon 4
45. Roland Kibbee Roland Kibbee Writer, Vera Cruz
46. Randy Starr Randy Starr Actor, Machismo: 40 Graves for 40 Guns
47. Sidney Bracey Sidney Bracey Actor, The Cameraman
48. Carlo Tamberlani Carlo Tamberlani Actor, Sabata
49. George Duke George Duke Music Department, Malcolm & Eddie
50. Edward Harvey Edward Harvey Actor, Cat Girl
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