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1. Anthony Perkins Anthony Perkins Actor, Psycho Anthony Perkins was born April 4, 1932 in New York City to Janet Esselstyn (Rane) and Osgood Perkins, an actor of both stage and film. His paternal great-grandfather was noted engraver Andrew Varick Stout Anthony. Perkins attended the Brooks School, the Browne & Nichols School, Columbia University and Rollins College...
2. Raymond Burr Raymond Burr Actor, Rear Window Born Raymond William Stacy Burr on 21 May 1917 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Burr spent most of his early life traveling. As a youngster, his father moved his family to China, where the elder Burr worked as a trade agent. When the family returned to Canada, Raymond's parents separated. He and his mother moved to Vallejo...
3. Johnny Cash Johnny Cash Soundtrack, Django Unchained Johnny Cash was born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, to Carrie Cloveree (Rivers) and Raymond Cash. He made his first single, "Hey Porter", for Sun Records in 1955. In 1958 he moved to Columbia Records. He had long periods of drug abuse during the 1960s, but later that decade he successfully fought his addiction with the help of singer June Carter Cash...
4. Jeremy Brett Jeremy Brett Actor, My Fair Lady
5. Victor Wong Victor Wong Actor, The Last Emperor Eccentric looking Chinese-American actor with a slightly drooping face (the result of a bout of Bell's palsy) who studied political science, art & journalism before becoming a news reporter for a San Francisco public TV station in the late 1960s. Apart from a brief stint in the mid-1970s on the TV soap opera Search for Tomorrow...
6. John Qualen John Qualen Actor, Casablanca One of the best and most familiar character actors of the first four decades of sound films, although few who knew his face also knew his name. John Qualen was born in Canada to Norwegian parents. His father was a minister. The family moved to the United States and Qualen (whose real name was Kvalen) grew up in Elgin...
7. Claude Chabrol Claude Chabrol Director, La Cérémonie French film director considered a master in the mystery genre. He is credited with starting the "nouvelle vague" French film movement.
8. Donald Sinden Donald Sinden Actor, The Cruel Sea The son of a country chemist, the British actor Donald Sinden intended to pursue a career in architecture but was spotted in an amateur theatrical production and asked to join a company that entertained the troops during World War II (Sinden was rejected for naval service because of asthma). Following a brief training at drama school...
9. William Boyd William Boyd Actor, The Painted Desert The son of a day laborer, William Boyd moved with his family to Tulsa, Oklahoma, when he was seven. His parents died while he was in his early teens, forcing him to quit school and take such jobs as a grocery clerk, surveyor and oil field worker. He went to Hollywood in 1919, already gray-haired. His first role was as an extra in Cecil B. DeMille's Why Change Your Wife?...
10. Frank Ferguson Frank Ferguson Actor, Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein American character actor Frank Ferguson appeared in scores of films and television shows, often as self-important types. Prior to his film debut, he was a prominent performer and director with the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse, where he coached numerous up-and-coming young actors such as Dana Andrews...
11. Tom Ewell Tom Ewell Actor, The Seven Year Itch Beleaguered character actor Tom Ewell, the unlikely film and TV star with the trademark lumpy figure and droopy, lugubrious mug, was born Samuel Yewell Tompkins on April 29, 1909, in Kentucky. His family tried to steer him towards a law career but he chose the path of acting instead after becoming involved in college productions at the University of Wisconsin...
12. Athene Seyler Athene Seyler Actress, The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
13. Ed Peck Ed Peck Actor, Bullitt
14. Frank Nelson Frank Nelson Actor, Garfield in Paradise He had one of those instantly identifiable mugs that made you laugh as soon as you saw him. And then he'd open his mouth. Veteran character actor Frank Nelson was here, there and everywhere in the 50s and 60s, usually playing a pop-eyed, hot-tempered foil to the likes of TV's top comedy stars such as Lucille Ball and Jack Benny...
15. Tom Helmore Tom Helmore Actor, Vertigo Helmore served as an apprentice in his father's accounting firm while working as an extra in movies. He subsequently pursued acting as a career, working predominantly on the stage. The 1945 Broadway musical "The Day Before Spring" led to Helmore's Hollywood career. In British and American films, Helmore was employed as a dapper, comedic actor.
16. Gary Olsen Gary Olsen Actor, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
17. Otto Sander Otto Sander Actor, Wings of Desire
18. Lillian Randolph Lillian Randolph Actress, It's a Wonderful Life
19. John Bardon John Bardon Actor, East Is East
20. Lewis Stone Lewis Stone Actor, The Lost World By the time that he was 20, Lewis Stone had turned prematurely grey. He enlisted to fight in the Spanish American War and when he returned, he returned to be a writer. This turned to acting and he began to appear in films during the middle teens. His career was again interrupted by war as he served in the cavalry during World War I...
21. David Foster Wallace David Foster Wallace Writer, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
22. Harold Innocent Harold Innocent Actor, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
23. Ray Dolby Ray Dolby Miscellaneous Crew, Miss Representation
24. Ronald Leigh-Hunt Ronald Leigh-Hunt Actor, The Omen Ronald Leigh-Hunt trained for acting at the Italia Conti School. He made his debut in regional repertory theatre. In films from 1950, he was rarely out of work, usually cast in subtle authoritarian or aristocratic roles. Cultured and dapper, latterly white-haired, he was particularly noted for his resonant voice (outside of acting...
25. Ruth Nelson Ruth Nelson Actress, Awakenings Stage actress Ruth Nelson's biggest claim to fame was as one of the founding members of the famed New York-based "Group Theatre" back in the 30s and was well-received playing the cabbie's wife in Clifford Odets' short play "Waiting for Lefty" in 1935. This role would typify Ruth's career as the non-flashy...
26. Felix Nelson Felix Nelson Actor, The Ballad of Cable Hogue
27. Willie Mosconi Willie Mosconi Self, Champion of the Cue
28. William A. Graham William A. Graham Director, Return to the Blue Lagoon
29. Rod Brasfield Rod Brasfield Actor, A Face in the Crowd
30. Craig Slocum Craig Slocum Actor, Episode #1.454
31. Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal Soundtrack, Gravity
32. Richard Sinatra Richard Sinatra Actor, Beast from Haunted Cave
33. Theodore J. Flicker Theodore J. Flicker Writer, Barney Miller
34. Bobby Byrd Bobby Byrd Soundtrack, Snatch.
35. Dick Johnstone Dick Johnstone Actor, The Cheyenne Social Club
36. Charles Lamont Charles Lamont Director, Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man One of the more prolific American directors, Charles Lamont entered films as an actor in 1919 and became a director in 1922. He churned out numerous one- and two-reel comedies for various producers, including Mack Sennett and Al Christie, and began directing features in the mid-'30s. Lamont was a staple of such independent studios as Chesterfield and Republic...
37. Robert Linkletter Robert Linkletter Self, Disneyland '59
38. Eddie Rodriguez Eddie Rodriguez Actor, Babae... Ikaw ang dahilan!
39. Jocelyne LaGarde Jocelyne LaGarde Actress, Hawaii
40. Elsa De Giorgi Elsa De Giorgi Actress, Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
41. Catherine Sola Catherine Sola Actress, Last Tango in Paris
42. Les Clark Les Clark Animation Department, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
43. Shin'ichi Himori Shin'ichi Himori Actor, Ikiru
44. George Eckstein George Eckstein Producer, Murder with Mirrors
45. Alan Chávez Alan Chávez Actor, The Zone
46. Stephen B. Grimes Stephen B. Grimes Production Designer, Out of Africa
47. Laly Soldevila Laly Soldevila Actress, The Spirit of the Beehive Born in 1933 in Barcelona. Her first artistic formation was acquired in the Spanish University Theater. She obtained great work triumphs like "La Celestina" or "El realquilado". Very characteristic voice, very popular through cinematographic casts, great comedian, although she interpreted with equal depth dramatic films...
48. Laurette Luez Laurette Luez Actress, D.O.A.
49. Allen Jung Allen Jung Actor, The Party
50. Joe Sample Joe Sample Soundtrack, Moulin Rouge! Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample is an American pianist, keyboard player and composer. He was one of the founding members of the Jazz Crusaders, the band which became simply The Crusaders in 1971, and remained a part of the group until its final album in 1991 (not including the 2003 reunion album "Rural Renewal")...
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