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1. Frank Morgan Frank Morgan Actor, The Wizard of Oz Jovial, somewhat flamboyant Frank Morgan (born Francis Wuppermann) will forever be remembered as the title character in The Wizard of Oz, but he was a veteran and respected actor long before he played that part, and turned in outstanding performances both before and after that film. One of 11 children of a wealthy manufacturer...
2. Russ Meyer Russ Meyer Director, Up! The son of a policeman and a nurse, Russ Meyer began winning prizes at 15 with his amateur films. He spent World War II in Europe as a combat cameraman. After the war, he became a professional photographer, shooting some of the earliest Playboy centerfolds. He made his film directorial debut with The Immoral Mr. Teas...
3. Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Soundtrack, Almost Famous Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, on November 27, 1942. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from alcoholism, Hendrix was sent to live with relatives in Berkeley, California...
4. Franchot Tone Franchot Tone Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty Franchot Tone was born into a well-to-do upstate New York family. Tone traveled the world with his parents and attended various schools, including The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, from which he was dismissed "for being a subtle influence for disorder throughout the fall term." He entered Cornell University...
5. Ken Norton Ken Norton Self, Facing Ali
6. Pamela Brown Pamela Brown Actress, Cleopatra Pamela Brown trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Her first appearance was as "Juliet" in "Romeo and Juliet" at Stratford-on-Avon in 1936. She followed this with a variety of roles for the Old Vic Company in London. She appeared on Broadway in the 1947 production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde...
7. Richard C. Sarafian Richard C. Sarafian Director, Vanishing Point
8. Aja Aja Actress, The Case of the Sensuous Sinners Although Florida-born Aja had a short (five-year) career in adult films, it was a memorable one. She only made 80 movies in those four years, but she was a star almost from the beginning of her career. Generally regarded as one of the most naturally beautiful women to have entered the business, her...
9. John Bromfield John Bromfield Actor, Revenge of the Creature The name may be hard-pressed to anyone but the most devoted film buffs, but dark-haired actor John Bromfield was a "B"-level leading man during the late 1950s. Possessed with a fine build and square-faced handsomeness, he was somewhat of a blend between Steve Cochran and Rory Calhoun, both 1950s hunks...
10. David Hugh Jones David Hugh Jones Director, A Christmas Carol
11. Vitas Gerulaitis Vitas Gerulaitis Self, Musicourt
12. Sheila Ryan Sheila Ryan Actress, Road House
13. Peg Entwistle Peg Entwistle Actress, Thirteen Women Peg Entwistle's birth certificate states she was born Millicent Lilian Entwistle on February 5, 1908 in Port Talbot, Wales. Her parents, Robert and Emily Entwistle, were English and actually lived in West Kensington, just outside of London (they had been visiting Emily's family in Port Talbot at the time of Peg's birth)...
14. Peter Denyer Peter Denyer Actor, Never Too Young to Rock Peter Denyer was born on 20th August 1947 in Dartford, Kent, England. His first professional acting role at the age of 19, credited him as "3rd Workman" in "The Stirrings in Sheffield on Saturday Night" at The Playhouse in Sheffield in 1966. He is best remembered as the dim-witted but likeable "Dennis Dunstable" in the popular London Weekend Television comedy series Please Sir!...
15. Annabella Annabella Actress, Le Million She arrived in the U.S. at a time when a great surge of foreign feminine mystique was invading Hollywood, led by Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich. A stunning and exceptionally gifted star beloved in her native France, Annabella was thrown into a string of mediocre films by her studio during her brief Hollywood courtship and...
16. Cap Somers Cap Somers Actor, The Thing from Another World Cap Somers was a bit actor and stuntman. He came to be known as Cap after returning from France during WWI as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a child who grew up around the New Jersey fisheries, he was nicknamed "Fimp" for his lispy pronunciation of shrimp. Fredrick was a descendant of the Somers Family of Somers Point...
17. Jean Ruth Jean Ruth Actress, At War with the Army
18. Edna Best Edna Best Actress, The Man Who Knew Too Much Genteel, lady-like British actress who was a much respected theatrical star in the 1920's and 30's, both in her own country and in the United States. Born in Hove, Sussex, in March 1900, she took to the stage at the age of seventeen, as Ela Delahay in 'Charley's Aunt'. She played Peter Pan three years later and married the first of her actor husbands...
19. Herbert W. Spencer Herbert W. Spencer Music Department, Star Wars
20. Francis McDonald Francis McDonald Actor, The Ten Commandments Francis J. McDonald - not a name to bring ready recognition-but a look at the face reminds one of many old movie roles indeed. His career as an actor literally spanned from early silent films and the great silver screen era of sound film to follow on through the golden age of television. His screen credits...
21. Peter Kastner Peter Kastner Actor, You're a Big Boy Now Peter Kastner graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with a degree in Modern European History. He studied also at UCLA for a Masters degree in that field but put those studies aside to pursue acting work. He was a lifelong learner, most recently teaching himself Yiddish in the original Hebrew script.
22. Zoe Miller Zoe Miller Actress, Prozac Nation
23. Ann Shoemaker Ann Shoemaker Actress, My Favorite Wife
24. Hazel Brooks Hazel Brooks Actress, Body and Soul
25. Marta Heflin Marta Heflin Actress, The King of Comedy
26. Helen Jay Helen Jay Actress, The Deadly Mantis
27. Ernie Coombs Ernie Coombs Actor, Casey's Spaghetti Lunch Beloved kids performer Ernie Coombs was a fixture on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, "CBC," for three decades. Coombs was lured to Canada in 1963 by the progressive ideas of the public broadcasting system, beginning his career as an assistant puppeteer on a CBC series that featured another soon-to-be-legendary kid's entertainer...
28. James Bacon James Bacon Actor, Escape from the Planet of the Apes
29. Jerry Catron Jerry Catron Actor, The Last Flight
30. James Gavin James Gavin Actor, Coogan's Bluff
31. Pearl Hackney Pearl Hackney Actress, Yanks
32. Asit Sen Asit Sen Actor, Anand
33. William R. Thompkins William R. Thompkins Actor, Incident of Iron Bull
34. Lona Andre Lona Andre Actress, Slaves in Bondage An attractive actress whose major feature was her cute dimples, Lona Andre played leads in minor films and supporting roles in major films for most of her career. Her four-day marriage to actor Edward Norris must have set some kind of record. After her screen career was over, she became a businesswoman, finding much more success there than she had in films.
35. Sally Brophy Sally Brophy Actress, The Children's Hour
36. Blind Willie Johnson Blind Willie Johnson Soundtrack, Walk the Line
37. Harvey Parry Harvey Parry Stunts, Escape from New York
38. Ulrich Beiger Ulrich Beiger Actor, The Great Escape
39. Marvin Mitchelson Marvin Mitchelson Self, There Goes the Bride: Part 2
40. Howard Mann Howard Mann Actor, Malibu's Most Wanted
41. Nora Nicholson Nora Nicholson Actress, A Town Like Alice
42. Fred Karno Fred Karno Writer, Early Birds
43. Jack Lester Jack Lester Actor, The Last Unicorn
44. Richard E. Cunha Richard E. Cunha Cinematographer, Giant from the Unknown Hawaiian-born Richard E. Cunha received his film training in the newsreel and motion picture units of the US Army Air Corps during World War II. He made his first step into the civilian film business by making industrial films and commercials, and then moved on to write, shoot and direct such early...
45. Sean O'Casey Sean O'Casey Writer, The Shame of Mary Boyle
46. Florestano Vancini Florestano Vancini Director, It Happened in '43
47. Klara Rumyanova Klara Rumyanova Actress, Junior and Karlson
48. Catrin Westerlund Catrin Westerlund Actress, Karlsson on the Roof
49. Richard H. Landau Richard H. Landau Writer, The Black Hole
50. Michelangelo Verso Michelangelo Verso Actor, Locos peligrosos
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