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1. Charmian Carr Charmian Carr Actress, The Sound of Music Charmian Carr was born Charmian Farnon on December 27, 1942. She got her name because, supposedly, her father liked the name after reading William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra". Charmian was the name of one of Cleopatra's maids. She was the second of three daughters. Her mother, Rita Oehmen, had been a vaudeville actress with her brother Eddy...
2. 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...
3. 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.
4. 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...
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. 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...
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. 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...
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. C. Martin Croker C. Martin Croker Actor, Aqua Teen Hunger Force Clay Martin Croker showed talent for drawing at a very early age; no blank piece of paper stayed that way long. His first love was of dinosaurs, then Godzilla, Gamera, Ultraman and eventually comic book characters. As a kid, Clay would recite Tex Avery and Chuck Jones cartoons verbatim - flawlessly providing all the accompanying voices...
12. George Sawaya George Sawaya Actor, Batman: The Movie
13. Rose Parenti Rose Parenti Actress, Sister Act
14. 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...
15. Berkeley Harris Berkeley Harris Actor, Guiding Light
16. Paula Yates Paula Yates Self, The Tube
17. Dev Kumar Dev Kumar Actor, Farishta
18. Eleanor Mondale Eleanor Mondale Actress, Drop Dead Fred
19. 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...
20. Barbara Drew Barbara Drew Actress, Some Like It Hot
21. 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...
22. Jerry Sherman Jerry Sherman Actor, The Heartbreak Kid
23. Francis Compton Francis Compton Actor, Witness for the Prosecution
24. Walter Marsh Walter Marsh Actor, Unforgiven
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. Sadao Yamanaka Sadao Yamanaka Writer, Kôchiyama Sôshun
28. Patricia Kennedy Patricia Kennedy Self, V.I.P.-Schaukel
29. Luana Strode Luana Strode Actress, Once Upon a Time in the West
30. Joan Gardner Joan Gardner Actress, The Scarlet Pimpernel
31. Sloane Shelton Sloane Shelton Actress, Another World
32. Jonathan Moore Jonathan Moore Actor, Amadeus
33. Carol Henry Carol Henry Actor, Maniac
34. 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...
35. Riccardo Cucciolla Riccardo Cucciolla Actor, Rabid Dogs
36. Dieter Schidor Dieter Schidor Actor, Cross of Iron
37. 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...
38. Julius Drum Julius Drum Actor, Thunderheart Julius Drum (AKA Julius L. Corder) was born in March 1958 on the Winnebago Native American Reservation in Nebraska. At the age of five, he was adopted by John and Dorothy Corder of McCook, Nebraska. After finishing high school, he relocated to California to attend medical school. He helped pay his tuition by acting in television commercials...
39. Pierre Segui Pierre Segui Actor, The Deer Hunter
40. Paul Savage Paul Savage Writer, Gunsmoke
41. Bob Blackman Bob Blackman Self, World of Laughter
42. Mihalis Giannatos Mihalis Giannatos Actor, Midnight Express
43. Jay Stewart Jay Stewart Actor, You Don't Say
44. Dem Radulescu Dem Radulescu Actor, B.D. în alertã
45. George Hamilton IV George Hamilton IV Soundtrack, A Perfect World
46. Massimo Righi Massimo Righi Actor, Black Sabbath
47. Nat Jackley Nat Jackley Actor, Magical Mystery Tour Nat Jackley (16 July 1909 - 17 September 1988) was an English comic actor starring in variety, film and pantomime from the 1920s to the mid-1980s whose trademark rubber-neck dance, skeletal frame and peculiar speech impediment made him a formidable and funny comedian and pantomime dame. His later years were spent as a character actor in films and television...
48. June Horne June Horne Actress, A Very Young Lady
49. Glenn Steers Glenn Steers Actor, Big Bang
50. Spiro Agnew Spiro Agnew Self, America Revisited
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