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1. Russ Meyer Russ Meyer Director, Up! Russell Albion Meyer was born in San Leandro, California, to Lydia Lucinda (Hauck), a nurse, and William Arthur Meyer, a police officer, who divorced during his childhood. His parents were both of German descent. Meyer began winning prizes at 15 with his amateur films. He spent World War II in Europe as a combat cameraman...
2. 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...
3. Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Soundtrack, Almost Famous Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, to African-American parents Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix. 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...
4. Franchot Tone Franchot Tone Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty President of the Dramatic Club at Cornell University, Franchot Tone gave up the family business for acting, making his Broadway debut in "The Age of Innocence". Tone then went into movies for MGM, making his film debut in The Wiser Sex. With his theatrical background, Tone became one of the most talented movie actors in Hollywood.
5. Ken Norton Ken Norton Self, Facing Ali
6. Richard C. Sarafian Richard C. Sarafian Director, Vanishing Point
7. 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...
8. Peg Entwistle Peg Entwistle Actress, Thirteen Women Peg Entwistle's birth certificate states she was born as Millicent Lilian Entwistle on (Wednesday) February 5th, 1908, in Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom. 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 her birth)...
9. 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...
10. Sheila Ryan Sheila Ryan Actress, Road House
11. Marcin Wrona Marcin Wrona Director, Demon Director, scriptwriter, producer. Graduated from schools in Poland and Amsterdam. Member of the European and the Polish Film Academy. Annual Award of the Ministry of Culture in 2011 PhD in film directing 2011. His short diploma film "Magnet Man" (2001), won acclaim at numerous film festivals including winning Best Student Film Award at the Tribeca Film Festival 2002...
12. 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...
13. 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!...
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. Annabella Annabella Actress, Le Million At age 16, Annabella was chosen by Abel Gance to appear in Napoleon. In the 30s, she became a star of French movies. She made movies in numerous other countries, before being called to Hollywood in 1938, where she met and married Tyrone Power. She remained in the USA until 1947. Then she attempted a comeback in France. She retired from show business in 1954.
17. David Hugh Jones David Hugh Jones Director, A Christmas Carol
18. James Gavin James Gavin Actor, Coogan's Bluff
19. Ann Shoemaker Ann Shoemaker Actress, My Favorite Wife
20. 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.
21. Vitas Gerulaitis Vitas Gerulaitis Self, Musicourt
22. William R. Thompkins William R. Thompkins Actor, Incident at Deadhorse: Part II
23. 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...
24. Katherine Anne Porter Katherine Anne Porter Writer, Ship of Fools American writer and novelist Katherine Anne Porter was born at Indian Creek, TX, in 1890. She was raised in Texas and Louisiana, and educated in small convent schools. A writer almost since birth--she started writing at age three, she said, "as soon as I learned to form letters on paper"--she did not attempt to get anything published until she was 30...
25. Hazel Brooks Hazel Brooks Actress, Body and Soul
26. Harvey Parry Harvey Parry Stunts, Escape from New York
27. 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...
28. Jack Lester Jack Lester Actor, The Last Unicorn
29. Daniel Kyre Daniel Kyre Director, The Slender Man Song Kyre started Cyndago in 2012 along with his childhood friend Ryan Magee, after several years of unpublished collaborations. Initially working out of their home state of South Carolina, they moved to Los Angeles, California in early 2015. The duo became known for their comedy sketches, vlogs and humorous songs...
30. James Bacon James Bacon Actor, Escape from the Planet of the Apes
31. Nora Nicholson Nora Nicholson Actress, A Town Like Alice
32. Howard Mann Howard Mann Actor, Malibu's Most Wanted
33. Ulrich Beiger Ulrich Beiger Actor, The Great Escape
34. Eva Lux Eva Lux Actress, Lesbian Bukkake 2
35. Claude King Claude King Actor, Arrowsmith
36. Marta Heflin Marta Heflin Actress, The King of Comedy
37. Zoe Miller Zoe Miller Actress, Prozac Nation
38. Myrtle Vail Myrtle Vail Actress, The Little Shop of Horrors
39. Asit Kumar Sen Asit Kumar Sen Actor, Anand
40. Pearl Hackney Pearl Hackney Actress, Yanks
41. Richard H. Landau Richard H. Landau Writer, The Black Hole
42. Herbert W. Spencer Herbert W. Spencer Music Department, Star Wars
43. Stuart E. McGowan Stuart E. McGowan Director, The Billion Dollar Hobo
44. Kathleen Collins Kathleen Collins Director, Losing Ground
45. Rafael Corkidi Rafael Corkidi Cinematographer, The Holy Mountain
46. Florestano Vancini Florestano Vancini Director, It Happened in '43
47. 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.
48. Manning Ross Manning Ross Casting Director, Goldie Gets Amnesia
49. Nancy Bernstein Nancy Bernstein Visual Effects, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
50. Augusto Genina Augusto Genina Director, Bengasi
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