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1. Richard Basehart Richard Basehart Actor, The Road 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 The Road.
2. 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...
3. Red Skelton Red Skelton Self, Red Skelton: A Royal Command Performance 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...
4. 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...
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. Paula Yates Paula Yates Self, Sex with Paula
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. 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...
9. 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...
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. Frankie Vaughan Frankie Vaughan Self, Episode #2.6 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...
12. Eleanor Mondale Eleanor Mondale Actress, Drop Dead Fred
13. Christian Nyby Christian Nyby Director, The Thing from Another World 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...
14. Berkeley Harris Berkeley Harris Actor, Guiding Light
15. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Spy in Rome
16. Patricia Kennedy Patricia Kennedy Self, Episode #2.1
17. Dem Radulescu Dem Radulescu Actor, B.D. în alerta
18. Jonathan Moore Jonathan Moore Actor, Amadeus
19. George Sawaya George Sawaya Actor, Batman: The Movie
20. Rose Parenti Rose Parenti Actress, Sister Act
21. Riccardo Cucciolla Riccardo Cucciolla Actor, Sacco & Vanzetti
22. Pierre Segui Pierre Segui Actor, The Deer Hunter
23. Dieter Schidor Dieter Schidor Actor, Cross of Iron
24. Luana Strode Luana Strode Actress, Once Upon a Time in the West
25. Patricia Phoenix Patricia Phoenix Actress, The L-Shaped Room 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...
26. Barbara Drew Barbara Drew Actress, Some Like It Hot
27. Robert Graves Robert Graves Self, Garage Grievance
28. Ernest Morris Ernest Morris Director, The Tell-Tale Heart
29. Kristian Almgren Kristian Almgren Actor, Fanny and Alexander Only 10 years old, Kristian starred in Ingmar Bergman's "Fanny and Alexander", where he played the role Putte. In the Swedish duo Hasse & Tages satirical film "garbage" from 1981, he played little Laban. At 15 Fabian, played in the movie "Pirates of the Lake". In the late 1980s, Christian worked at community youth center...
30. Jerry Sherman Jerry Sherman Actor, The Heartbreak Kid
31. Art Baer Art Baer Writer, Reverend Kommandant Klink
32. Mihalis Giannatos Mihalis Giannatos Actor, Midnight Express
33. Spiro Agnew Spiro Agnew Self, America Revisited
34. Walter Marsh Walter Marsh Actor, Unforgiven
35. Francis Compton Francis Compton Actor, Witness for the Prosecution
36. Glenn Steers Glenn Steers Actor, Big Bang
37. Hildegard von Bingen Hildegard von Bingen Soundtrack, A Beautiful Mind
38. Erich Hallhuber Erich Hallhuber Actor, Amen.
39. Sadao Yamanaka Sadao Yamanaka Writer, Priest of Darkness
40. 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...
41. Jay Stewart Jay Stewart Self, Jeopardy!
42. Claudia Morgan Claudia Morgan Actress, The Edge of Night For many years, Claudia Morgan was a popular actress on radio. She starred as "Nora Charles" on The Adventures Of The Thin Man on radio, which costarred Les Tremayne, David Gothard and Les Damon at various times as "Detective Nick Charles". Morgan was also regularly featured on such radio shows as Against The Storm...
43. June Horne June Horne Actress, A Very Young Lady
44. Joan Gardner Joan Gardner Actress, The Scarlet Pimpernel
45. Armand Mestral Armand Mestral Actor, Le fado de la liberté
46. 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...
47. Vladimir Basov Vladimir Basov Actor, Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures Vladimir Basov was a notable Soviet actor and director best known for the leading role as Bruno in Shchit i mech, which he also directed, and his numerous supporting roles, such as Floor Polisher in Walking the Streets of Moscow (aka.. Walking the Streets of Moscow (1963), among other works. He was born Vladimir Pavlovich Basov on September 17...
48. William Mulvihill William Mulvihill Writer, Sands of the Kalahari
49. Nat Jackley Nat Jackley Actor, Stars in Your Eyes
50. 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...
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