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1. Red Skelton Red Skelton Writer, The Red Skelton Hour The son of a former circus clown turned grocer and a cleaning woman, Red Skelton was introduced to show business at the age of seven by Ed Wynn, at a vaudeville show in Vincennes. At age 10, he left home to travel with a medicine show through the Midwest, and joined the vaudeville circuit at age 15...
2. Richard Basehart Richard Basehart Actor, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Richard Basehart came to Hollywood in 1947, after beginning an acting career on Broadway. He made his mark in the gritty film-noir classic He Walked by Night, among others, and proved his versatility in several international productions, most notably in Federico Fellini's poignant masterpiece La Strada.
3. Akim Tamiroff Akim Tamiroff Actor, Touch of Evil Though born in Russia and having a Russian-sounding name, Akim Tamiroff is actually of Armenian descent. At 19 he decided to pursue acting as a career and was chosen from among 500 applicants to the Moscow Art Theater School. There he studied under the great Konstantin Stanislavski, and launched a stage career...
4. Dick Durock Dick Durock Actor, Stand by Me Big, brawny, and imposing actor and stuntman Dick Durock was born on January 18, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana. The fourth of five children; he grew up in South Bend, Indiana and New Jersey. After serving a stint in the Marine Corps and briefly working as a computer programmer, Durock went to Hollywood to eke out a career in show business...
5. James Griffith James Griffith Actor, The Killing Ideal for playing swarthy villains, James Griffith's tall, dark and gaunt features and shady countenance invaded hundreds of film and TV dramas (and a few comedies) throughout his career on-camera. Highlighted by his arched brows, hooded eyes and prominent proboscis, heavy character work would be his largest source of income for nearly four decades...
6. Iris Adrian Iris Adrian Actress, The Odd Couple Sugar, Pepper, Pearl, Sunny, Goldie, Bubbles, all those are nicknames borne by petite actress Iris Adrian in several of the 160 movies she made. With such names, don't expect to see her playing Joan of Ark or Electra but it remains that all these pet names reflect her winning femininity, its sweetness...
7. Feodor Chaliapin Jr. Feodor Chaliapin Jr. Actor, The Name of the Rose Feodor Fedorovich Chaliapin Jr. was born October 6, 1905, in Moscow, Russia. He was the youngest of six children. His father was the world-famous Russian Opera basso Feodor Chaliapin Sr.. His mother, Iola Tornagi, was a prima-ballerina who quit the stage after her marriage and became a caring mother of six children...
8. Grady Sutton Grady Sutton Actor, Anchors Aweigh Grady Sutton was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He arrived in California in 1924. He got his first break in Hollywood from director William A. Seiter who used him as an extra in The Mad Whirl starring May McAvoy. Grady remained a Hollywood staple for the next 55 years. He specialized in playing naive...
9. Eleanor Mondale Eleanor Mondale Actress, Drop Dead Fred
10. Brian Hall Brian Hall Actor, The Long Good Friday Actor Brian Hall was best known for his role as Terry the cook in the BBC comedy series Fawlty Towers. He began acting while still in his teens in amateur shows where his burly frame made him ideal casting for villains and heavies. After leaving school he worked as a taxi driver before he was spotted by theatrical agent Richard Ireson who persuaded him that his talent lay in theatre...
11. Christian Nyby Christian Nyby Director, It's a Great Life Christian Nyby, the television and movie director who achieved acclaim as a film editor before moving into the director's chair, was born on September 1, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. He made his reputation as a cutter during the 1940s, when he worked with the great helmer Howard Hawks, winning...
12. Paula Yates Paula Yates Self, The Tube
13. Jonathan Moore Jonathan Moore Actor, Amadeus
14. Patricia Kennedy Patricia Kennedy Self, V.I.P.-Schaukel
15. Frankie Vaughan Frankie Vaughan Self, The Frankie Vaughan Show He was a British pop singing star with Top 10, hits including "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" and "Green Door". He studied at Leeds College of Art, but switched to show business after his audition succeeded and led to week's work in music hall. He went on to stardom as "Mr. Moonlight" in English variety-show world...
16. George Hamilton IV George Hamilton IV Soundtrack, A Perfect World
17. Berkeley Harris Berkeley Harris Actor, Guiding Light
18. Walter Marsh Walter Marsh Actor, Unforgiven
19. George Sawaya George Sawaya Actor, Batman: The Movie
20. Patricia Phoenix Patricia Phoenix Actress, Coronation Street Bold, brassy and larger than life, Pat Phoenix was television's favourite scarlet woman. For nearly 25 years, she dominated the soap opera Coronation Street in the role of Elsie Tanner and sent shivers down the spines of Britain's menfolk twice a week. With her low cut cleavage, she was known as "the...
21. Dem Radulescu Dem Radulescu Actor, B.D. în alerta
22. Rose Parenti Rose Parenti Actress, Sister Act
23. Riccardo Cucciolla Riccardo Cucciolla Actor, Rabid Dogs
24. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Spy in Rome
25. Paul Savage Paul Savage Writer, Gunsmoke
26. Nat Jackley Nat Jackley Actor, Magical Mystery Tour
27. Barbara Drew Barbara Drew Actress, Some Like It Hot
28. Jay Stewart Jay Stewart Actor, You Don't Say
29. China Zorrilla China Zorrilla Actress, Elsa y Fred Actor, director and writer China Zorrilla was born in Uruguay in 1922. She grew up in Paris and studied theater in London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and New York. The preeminent actor of the celebrated Uruguayan Comedy during the 1950s-1960s she was directed by the legendary Margarita Xirgu; and starred of more than 50 plays, appearing also in Madrid and Paris...
30. Pierre Segui Pierre Segui Actor, The Deer Hunter
31. Luana Strode Luana Strode Actress, Once Upon a Time in the West
32. Mihalis Giannatos Mihalis Giannatos Actor, Midnight Express
33. Jerry Sherman Jerry Sherman Actor, The Heartbreak Kid
34. Sloane Shelton Sloane Shelton Actress, Another World
35. Spiro Agnew Spiro Agnew Self, America Revisited
36. Joel Hirschhorn Joel Hirschhorn Soundtrack, The Towering Inferno Joel Hirschhorn shared two Academy Awards for theme songs in "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno," with longtime collaborator Al Kasha. During his long career Hirschhorn's songs sold more than 90 million records, and were featured in more then 20 films and were recorded by various artists including Elvis Presley...
37. Dieter Schidor Dieter Schidor Actor, Cross of Iron
38. Don Gazzaniga Don Gazzaniga Actor, Hero
39. June Horne June Horne Actress, A Very Young Lady
40. Art Baer Art Baer Writer, The Love Boat
41. Edwin Owens Edwin Owens Actor, General Hospital
42. Sadao Yamanaka Sadao Yamanaka Writer, Kôchiyama Sôshun
43. Bert Kalmar Bert Kalmar Soundtrack, The Green Mile Vaudevillian, song-and-dance man, tent show magician and juggler Bert Kalmar turned to writing parodies for the stage after a knee injury put an end to his performing career. However, at the urging of composer Ted Snyder, he soon put his talents to better use as a writer of popular songs. A chance encounter with pianist cum 'song plugger' Harry Ruby at Snyder & Waterson...
44. Bill Littlejohn Bill Littlejohn Animation Department, Mrs. Doubtfire
45. Elaine Lee Elaine Lee Actress, Glenview High Elaine Lee had worked extensively in theatre and radio in her native South Africa prior to settling in Australia in 1970. In 1972 she was one of the original cast members of groundbreaking serial Number 96 in which she played smouldering older sex-symbol Vera Collins and suffered through a series of ill-fated love affairs with various shady men...
46. Carol Henry Carol Henry Actor, Maniac
47. Humberto Solás Humberto Solás Director, Barrio Cuba One of the great filmmakers of revolutionary Cuba, Humberto Solás entered the film industry as a teenager, and made his first short at 18. After taking a film course at Centro Sperimentale de Cinema in Rome, he made a big impression with his 1966 medium-lenght fiction "Manuela", the first of many films dedicated to the Cuban woman...
48. Frank Deasy Frank Deasy Writer, Prozac Nation
49. Philo Hauser Philo Hauser Actor, Exodus
50. Willis Goldbeck Willis Goldbeck Writer, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance A former journalist, Willis Goldbeck entered films as a screenwriter in the early 1920s. He wrote most of the "Dr. Kildare" series for MGM, starting with the first one, Young Dr. Kildare, and directed several of them. Although he directed several more films after that--including one of Burt Lancaster's more enjoyable early swashbucklers...
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