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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 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 Millicent Lilian Entwistle on (Wednesday) February 5th, 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 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. 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...
11. Vitas Gerulaitis Vitas Gerulaitis Self, Musicourt
12. Jean Ruth Jean Ruth Actress, At War with the Army
13. 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...
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. 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...
16. Ann Shoemaker Ann Shoemaker Actress, My Favorite Wife
17. Zoe Miller Zoe Miller Actress, Prozac Nation
18. 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.
19. Sheila Ryan Sheila Ryan Actress, Road House
20. James Bacon James Bacon Actor, Escape from the Planet of the Apes
21. Hazel Brooks Hazel Brooks Actress, Body and Soul
22. 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...
23. Marta Heflin Marta Heflin Actress, The King of Comedy
24. 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...
25. James Gavin James Gavin Actor, Coogan's Bluff
26. Ulrich Beiger Ulrich Beiger Actor, The Great Escape
27. David Hugh Jones David Hugh Jones Director, A Christmas Carol
28. Harvey Parry Harvey Parry Stunts, Escape from New York
29. Pearl Hackney Pearl Hackney Actress, Yanks
30. Asit Sen Asit Sen Actor, Anand
31. Herbert W. Spencer Herbert W. Spencer Music Department, Star Wars
32. 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...
33. Blind Willie Johnson Blind Willie Johnson Soundtrack, Public Enemies Gospel/blues singer and musician Blind Willie Johnson was born--as far as is known, since not much information is available about his early life--in 1902 in Marlin, TX. Supposedly, he was blinded when he was about three years old when his stepmother threw lye at his father during an argument, missed and it hit Willie in the face...
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. Arthur Tomlinson Arthur Tomlinson Self, Episode #1.3
36. Nora Nicholson Nora Nicholson Actress, A Town Like Alice
37. Manning Ross Manning Ross Actor, Country Cousin
38. Eva Lux Eva Lux Actress, Lesbian Bukkake 2
39. Florestano Vancini Florestano Vancini Director, It Happened in '43
40. Rafael Corkidi Rafael Corkidi Cinematographer, The Holy Mountain
41. Helen Jay Helen Jay Actress, The Deadly Mantis
42. Howard Mann Howard Mann Actor, Malibu's Most Wanted
43. William R. Thompkins William R. Thompkins Actor, Incident of Iron Bull
44. Jack Lester Jack Lester Actor, The Last Unicorn
45. Geraldine Hall Geraldine Hall Actress, Ace in the Hole
46. 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...
47. Myrtle Vail Myrtle Vail Actress, The Little Shop of Horrors
48. Jimmy Witherspoon Jimmy Witherspoon Soundtrack, Fido
49. Fred Karno Fred Karno Writer, Early Birds
50. Jean-Pierre Rambal Jean-Pierre Rambal Actor, The Troops & Aliens
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