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1. Walter Brennan Walter Brennan Actor, Sergeant York In many ways the most successful and familiar character actor of American sound films and the only actor to date to win three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor, Walter Brennan attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studying engineering. While in school he became interested in acting and performed in school plays...
2. Alice Ghostley Alice Ghostley Actress, To Kill a Mockingbird Whether portraying a glum, withering wallflower, a drab and dowdy housewife, a klutzy maid or a cynical gossip, eccentric character comedienne Alice Ghostley had the ability to draw laughs from the skimpiest of material with a simple fret or whine. Making a name for herself on the Tony-winning Broadway stage...
3. Robert Ginty Robert Ginty Actor, Coming Home Born in New York, rugged, virile, hard-looking action star Robert Ginty initially sought a career in music, becoming involved in several rock bands from age 16 on. During this stage he actually got to play and hang out with several rock legends, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana and John Lee Hooker. In the 1970s, however, he switched gears and gave acting a try...
4. Harry Carey Harry Carey Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Harry Carey, the silent film star and later B-movie cowboy and A-list character actor, was--like Clint Eastwood's "Bronco Billy"--a self-made Westerner. Born on January 16, 1878, in Bronx, NY, Henry DeWitt Carey II was the son of a prominent lawyer who was the president of a sewing machine company...
5. John Crawford John Crawford Actor, The Enforcer Burly, handsome and rugged character actor John Crawford appeared in over 200 movies and TV shows combined in a career that spanned over 40 years, usually cast as tough and/or villainous characters. Crawford was born Cleve Richardson on September 13, 1920, in Colfax, Washington. He was discovered by a Warner Bros...
6. Angelo Rossitto Angelo Rossitto Actor, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Small in stature at only 2' 11", but big in demand onscreen, the diminutive Angelo Rossitto was one of Hollywood's busiest "small" actors and appeared in over 70 feature films between 1927 until 1987! Born in Omaha, Nebraska in February 1908, Rossitto first appeared in silent films alongside stars such as Lon Chaney and John Barrymore...
7. Bill Williams Bill Williams Actor, Rio Lobo A solid film and TV player bearing a strong, honest persona for most his career, this innocent-eyed, boyishly handsome blond "B" actor of the 40s and 50s was born in Brooklyn on May 21, 1915, and educated there at the Pratt Institute. A natural athlete, Bill Williams was a professional swimmer who broke...
8. Henry Koster Henry Koster Director, Harvey Henry Koster was born Herman Kosterlitz in Berlin, Germany, on May 1, 1905. His maternal grandfather was a famous operatic tenor, Julius Salomon (who died of tuberculosis in the 1880s). His father was a salesman of ladies unmentionables who left the family while Henry was at a young age, leaving him to support the family...
9. Maurice Kaufmann Maurice Kaufmann Actor, A Shot in the Dark
10. Pamela Gordon Pamela Gordon Actress, Weird Science
11. Nigel Patrick Nigel Patrick Actor, Battle of Britain This droll, dry-witted London-born gent came from a family of actors. He made his stage debut in 1932 and established his reputation in stylish plays. He progressed to films in 1939 but his career was immediately interrupted after only one movie appearance by WWII, serving as a lieutenant colonel in the infantry...
12. Diana Sands Diana Sands Actress, A Raisin in the Sun
13. Kitty Fox Kitty Fox Actress, Freeway Kitty Fox was born on February 26, 1942, in a small rural town in southern Illinois. She went to school there and graduated from high school in 1960. After attending college she met her present and only husband in 1964. They have been married for 40 years. She has one daughter and two granddaughters...
14. Paulette Dubost Paulette Dubost Actress, The Rules of the Game
15. Lee Millar Lee Millar Actor, Lady and the Tramp
16. Osgood Perkins Osgood Perkins Actor, Scarface US stage actor who appeared sporadically in films of the 20s and 30s.
17. Florence Griffith Joyner Florence Griffith Joyner Self, Brother from a Sister City
18. Ertem Egilmez Ertem Egilmez Producer, The Chaos Class
19. Jacqueline Susann Jacqueline Susann Actress, Valley of the Dolls Jacqueline Susann was an extraordinarily successful writer who turned her dynamic charm, chutzpah, and personality into a formidable marketing machine. Despite a less than spectacular career as an actress, singer, and playwright, she never lost confidence in herself. Blessed with sensual looks and unbounded confidence...
20. Clara Calamai Clara Calamai Actress, Ossessione
21. Linda Griffiths Linda Griffiths Actress, Lianna
22. Michael Rye Michael Rye Actor, Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers
23. Walt Davis Walt Davis Actor, Errand of Mercy
24. Grace Bradley Grace Bradley Actress, The Invisible Killer A petite and extremely lovely blonde "B" film actress who eventually deserted her career in favor of standing by her man (cowboy icon William Boyd, aka, "Hopalong Cassidy"), Grace Bradley spent the rest of her life in his shadow and devoting herself to her husband's career. Bill's Hoppy was the longest span of any fictional character played by the same actor...
25. Fernand Ledoux Fernand Ledoux Actor, La Bête Humaine
26. Maurice Manson Maurice Manson Actor, General Hospital The veteran stage actor made his feature film debut in Close-Up, shot in New York City. Seven years later, when the national company of "Tea and Sympathy" (with which he was touring) closed on the West Coast, he remained there, making his Hollywood movie debut in The Creature Walks Among Us, as one of the scientists in the employ of Jeff Morrow, an actor Manson knew from his summer stock days.
27. Corrado Gaipa Corrado Gaipa Actor, The Godfather
28. John Stafford Smith John Stafford Smith Soundtrack, The Dark Knight Rises Composer, church organist, and early musicologist John Stafford Smith was born in March in 1750 in Gloucester, England. He was the son of church organist Martin Smith and was baptized in Gloucester Cathedral on March 30. Smith attended the Gloucester Cathedral School, where he was a boy singer. John was a choir boy at the Chapel Royal in London...
29. Sir Walter Scott Sir Walter Scott Writer, Ivanhoe Sir Walter Scott was born August 15, 1771, in Edinburgh, Scotland, as the ninth child (and the fourth surviving) of Walter Scott, a solicitor, and his wife Anne Rutherford. Polio, contracted when he was two, resulted in a crippled left leg, but even this illness did not prevent Scott from growing into a tall and energetic man...
30. David Silva David Silva Actor, Los Fernández de Peralvillo
31. Jennifer Holt Jennifer Holt Actress, Private Buckaroo Jennifer, born Elizabeth Marshall, was the daughter of film star Jack Holt and Margaret Wood Holt; she had an older half-sister from her mothers' previous marriage, named Imogene and a brother, Charles John Holt III, nicknamed Tim Holt. She would later change her name to Jennifer for professional reasons...
32. Mickey Freeman Mickey Freeman Actor, Karaoke Knight
33. Bob Mason Bob Mason Actor, Felicia's Journey
34. Christine Norden Christine Norden Actress, Mine Own Executioner Britain's first notorious post-war sex siren in films, the enticing, green-eyed blonde bombshell Christine Norden, was a singer and dancer who had been performing since her teens. The story goes that she was "discovered" by agents of the distinguished film mogul Sir Alexander Korda while waiting outside a theatre ticket line...
35. Harry Hurwitz Harry Hurwitz Director, Fleshtone
36. Ruth Masters Ruth Masters Actress, Bridge to the Sun
37. Suzanne Alexander Suzanne Alexander Actress, Cat-Women of the Moon The daughter of a concert entertainer and of a mother who was "Miss Canada of 1918", Canadian-born Suzanne Alexander was one of those numerous starlets who, back in the 1950's, displayed their comely figures in a couple of movies and TV series episodes without finding a worthwhile role to prove themselves...
38. Don Gardner Don Gardner Actor, The Case of the Screaming Woman
39. A.J. Bakunas A.J. Bakunas Stunts, The Stunt Man
40. Lu Ann Simms Lu Ann Simms Self, Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
41. Sven Hassel Sven Hassel Writer, The Misfit Brigade
42. Tanju Korel Tanju Korel Actor, The Bandit
43. Ruth Attaway Ruth Attaway Actress, Being There
44. Geoffrey Burgon Geoffrey Burgon Composer, Life of Brian
45. Michel Brault Michel Brault Cinematographer, Orderers
46. Claus Holm Claus Holm Actor, The Devil Strikes at Night
47. Charles R. Jackson Charles R. Jackson Writer, The Lost Weekend Charles Jackson was born in 1903 into a wholly dysfunctional family in Summit, New Jersey. His father skipped out on the family when he was 10 and the boy completed his elementary education in Newark, then began college at Syracuse University but abruptly quit. Despite never completing college, Jackson...
48. Peeter Jakobi Peeter Jakobi Actor, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
49. Ruth Mix Ruth Mix Actress, The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand
50. John Chandos John Chandos Actor, 49th Parallel
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