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1. Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe Soundtrack, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Probably the most celebrated of all actresses, Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles General Hospital. Prior to her birth, Marilyn's father bought a motorcycle and headed north to San Francisco, abandoning the family in Los Angeles. Marilyn grew up not knowing for sure who her father really was...
2. 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 one of the great British actors of the post-WWII period. The young Richard Jenkins was the son of a Welsh coal miner, and he received a scholarship to Oxford University to study acting and made his first stage appearance in the early 1940s...
3. Alec Guinness Alec Guinness Actor, Star Wars Alec Guinness de Cuffe was born on April 2, 1914 in Marylebone, London, England. 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, he entered the Royal Navy as a seaman and was commissioned the next year...
4. 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...
5. Josh Ryan Evans Josh Ryan Evans Actor, How the Grinch Stole Christmas 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...
6. Francesco Quinn Francesco Quinn Actor, Platoon Francesco Quinn was born into Hollywood as the son of the legendary Anthony Quinn. It has been a blessing and a curse, perhaps, to have such a famous father, but Francesco Quinn has maintained his own image on the screen in both television and movies. Born in Rome, Italy, to Anthony Quinn and Jolanda Addolori (whose career was also in the movie business)...
7. 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...
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. 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...
10. 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...
11. Hans V. Engström Hans V. Engström Actor, Hotelliggaren
12. Kenneth MacDonald Kenneth MacDonald Actor, The Day War Broke Out 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...
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. Colin Higgins Colin Higgins Writer, Harold and Maude
15. Queenie Smith Queenie Smith Actress, Show Boat 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...
16. Don Steele Don Steele Actor, Gremlins
17. Budd Schulberg Budd Schulberg Writer, On the Waterfront
18. Matt Robinson Matt Robinson Writer, The Abdication
19. 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...
20. G. Pat Collins G. Pat Collins Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
21. 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...
22. Lane Allan Lane Allan Actor, MacArthur
23. Eddie Wallace Eddie Wallace Actor, Prairie Roundup
24. Gustav von Wangenheim Gustav von Wangenheim Actor, Nosferatu
25. Angelina Estrada Angelina Estrada Actress, Ghost
26. Fred Karger Fred Karger Music Department, Kissin' Cousins
27. George Duke George Duke Music Department, Leap of Faith
28. Duchess Tomasello Duchess Tomasello Actress, Passenger 57
29. 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...
30. Khalil Morsi Khalil Morsi Actor, Episode #1.1
31. Chavela Vargas Chavela Vargas Soundtrack, Babel
32. Jeff Porcaro Jeff Porcaro Music Department, The Color Purple
33. Roland Kibbee Roland Kibbee Writer, Vera Cruz
34. Eva Pflug Eva Pflug Actress, Lydia muss sterben
35. Paul Joynt Paul Joynt Actor, One Life to Live Born in Rome, New York - where he grew up and graduated from Rome Catholic High School, in 1972. Paul received a bachelor's degree from Boston's Northeastern College with a major in drama and the arts. He appeared on Broadway, Film and Television. He was in the original Broadway cast of 'Torch Song Trilogy'...
36. Clarice Blackburn Clarice Blackburn Actress, One Life to Live
37. Hertha Thiele Hertha Thiele Actress, Mädchen in Uniform
38. Sidney Bracey Sidney Bracey Actor, The Cameraman Supporting player in US films from 1920 until his death.
39. Ángel de Andrés Ángel de Andrés Actor, Esquilache
40. Jesse Steinfeld Jesse Steinfeld Self, Episode dated 15 February 1972
41. Daniel Schmid Daniel Schmid Director, Hécate
42. James Maloney James Maloney Actor, A Stop at Willoughby
43. Ruth Sacks Ruth Sacks Writer, Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
44. Karin Nellemose Karin Nellemose Actress, Master of the House
45. David Munro David Munro Actor, Pincer Movement
46. Annie Rosar Annie Rosar Actress, The Golden City
47. Ernest Whitman Ernest Whitman Actor, Road to Zanzibar
48. James Pierpont James Pierpont Soundtrack, Iron Man 3
49. Chapman Pincher Chapman Pincher Self, Inside MI5: The Real Spooks
50. Peter Graham Scott Peter Graham Scott Director, Night Creatures
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