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1. Paul Newman Paul Newman Actor, The Sting Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of emigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned a successful sporting goods store...
2. Richard Mulligan Richard Mulligan Actor, Empty Nest Originally a student of playwriting at Columbia University, Richard Mulligan began his acting career in regional theater and soon after made his Broadway debut in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "All the Way Home". In addition to his continuing Broadway career, Mulligan has successfully transferred his unique comedic talents to television and film...
3. Gloria Stuart Gloria Stuart Actress, Titanic Gloria Stuart was born on a dining room table on 4th Street in Santa Monica, California on July 4, 1910. Her early roles as a performing artist were in plays she produced in her home as a young girl. She was the star of her senior class play at Santa Monica High School in 1927. Attending the University of California...
4. Johnny Lewis Johnny Lewis Actor, Sons of Anarchy Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the middle of three siblings, Johnny began performing from the age of 5 at a small performing arts school, making his debut as a Chanukah candle. Pursuing the acting profession, he appeared with success in many TV and film projects, handling both drama and comedy with finesse...
5. Arthur Hunnicutt Arthur Hunnicutt Actor, El Dorado Lean, tall American character actor Arthur Hunnicutt was known for playing humorously wise rural roles. He attended Arkansas State Teachers College in his native state, but was forced to drop out in his third year due to lack of funds. He joined a theatre company in Massachusetts, then migrated to New York...
6. Anna Magnani Anna Magnani Actress, Rome, Open City Anna Magnani was born in Rome, Italy (not in Egypt, as some biographies claim), on March 7, 1908. She was the illegitimate child of Marina Magnani and an unknown father, often said to be from Alexandria, Egypt, but whom Anna herself claimed was from the Calabria region of Italy although she never knew his name...
7. John Cromwell John Cromwell Director, Of Human Bondage Actor / director John Cromwell was born December 23, 1887, in Toledo, OH. He made his Broadway debut on October 14, 1912, in Marian De Forest's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" at the Playhouse Theatre. The show was a hit, running for a total of 184 performances. Cromwell appeared in another 38 plays on Broadway between February 24...
8. Barry Dennen Barry Dennen Actor, The Shining Best known for his nearly 40-year association with the musical sensation "Jesus Christ Superstar," actor-singer-voice artist Barry Dennen has a multi-media resume. Dennen was born in Chicago on February 22, 1938; his family moved to Los Angeles when he was a child. After graduating from UCLA (where George Takei was a classmate)...
9. George Plimpton George Plimpton Actor, Good Will Hunting
10. Herschell Gordon Lewis Herschell Gordon Lewis Director, Two Thousand Maniacs! Only one film-maker can claim the title "Godfather of Gore." That peculiar but apt identification seems to be the exclusive property of Herschell Gordon Lewis. With an unusual background that included teaching English Literature to college students, producing and directing television commercials, and voicing radio and television commercials...
11. Gregg Toland Gregg Toland Cinematographer, Citizen Kane Born in Illinois in 1904, the only child of Jennie and Frank Toland, Gregg and his mother moved to California several years after his parents divorced in 1910. Through Jennie's work as a housekeeper for several people in the movie business, Gregg may had gotten a $12-a-week job at age 15 as an office boy at William Fox Studios...
12. Kveta Fialová Kveta Fialová Actress, Closely Watched Trains
13. Carmencita Johnson Carmencita Johnson Actress, The Wind When just a few month old, Carmencita Johnson started appearing in the "Our Gang" shorts. As a child she appeared in some of the better known silent features such as "The Way of All Flesh," "The Winning of Barbara Worth" and "The Wind." She worked in many films in the 30's, and in the 40's she modeled some...
14. Eily Malyon Eily Malyon Actress, Going My Way
15. Ida Moore Ida Moore Actress, Johnny Belinda
16. Jeffrey Sayre Jeffrey Sayre Actor, Major Difficulties
17. Ray Kellogg Ray Kellogg Actor, The Red Skelton Hour
18. Robert Palmer Robert Palmer Soundtrack, American Psycho
19. Michael Wittenberg Michael Wittenberg Art Department, The Chumscrubber
20. Jim Boeke Jim Boeke Actor, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
21. Lionel Murton Lionel Murton Actor, The Dickie Henderson Show
22. Helen Kane Helen Kane Soundtrack, House of 1000 Corpses Lively childish leading lady on stage and films during the transition to sound. She began on stage at seventeen and went on to films in 1929. She made several early talkies at Paramount but her popularity soon waned.
23. Cirio H. Santiago Cirio H. Santiago Director, TNT Jackson Producer/director Cirio H. Santiago is the son of Dr. Ciriaco Santiago, who founded Premiere Productions in Manila in 1946. He has two siblings. After starting out as a producer he started directing english-language movies in the early 70s. Santiago became one of the pioneers of the "Blaxploitation" genre by being one of the first to cast black actors and especially actresses as strong action heroes...
24. Fanny Schiller Fanny Schiller Actress, The Black Scorpion
25. Frank LaRue Frank LaRue Actor, Boothill Brigade
26. José Torvay José Torvay Actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
27. Béla Bartók Béla Bartók Soundtrack, The Shining Born in Hungary in 1881, Bartok began his musical studies on the piano at age five. His mother was his first teacher; after his father died in 1888, the Bartok family moved to Nagyszolos, where Bela continued his piano studies and took up composition. At age eleven, he made his first public appearance...
28. Dick Powell Dick Powell Actor, The Cloud Rider
29. Bernadette O'Farrell Bernadette O'Farrell Actress, The Adventures of Robin Hood Although often seen in the St. Trinian's movies, written by Sidney Gilliat and her husband, Frank Launder, it was her role as Maid Marian in the long-running Robin Hood series that catapulted her to stardom. The Adventures of Robin Hood became one of the first British Television programs to succeed in the United States...
30. Hugh Franklin Hugh Franklin Actor, All My Children
31. David Zelag Goodman David Zelag Goodman Writer, Logan's Run
32. Marianna Komlos Marianna Komlos Actress, WWE Raw Marianna Komlos was born in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada. She was a Canadian bodybuilder, fitness model and Valet. Before she started bodybuilding, Komlos weighed as much as 197 pounds (89 kg). Komlos started competing in provincial contests in 1993, and eventually won the middleweight class at the British Columbia Championships in 1997...
33. Bessie Smith Bessie Smith Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 2
34. Brian Desmond Hurst Brian Desmond Hurst Director, A Christmas Carol Hailing from East Belfast, Northern Ireland, Hans Moore Hawthorn Hurst was a linen worker before joining the army during World War I. He was a private in the Royal Irish Rifles, and survived the slaughter at the disastrous Gallipoli landing in Turkey. He changed his name to Brian Desmond Hurst. On his...
35. Valéry Inkijinoff Valéry Inkijinoff Actor, Storm Over Asia
36. William Post Jr. William Post Jr. Actor, Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
37. Jerry Juhl Jerry Juhl Writer, The Muppet Show Jerry Juhl became the first full-time employee of Jim Henson Co. in 1961 after meeting Henson at a puppeteer's convention. The company coined the term "Muppet," a combination of the words marionette and puppet, and created a series of short skits parodying television news people. Juhl worked on Jim Henson's first television show...
38. Carl Brisson Carl Brisson Actor, The Ring
39. Alberto Moravia Alberto Moravia Writer, The Conformist
40. Jerry Haynes Jerry Haynes Actor, Boys Don't Cry Jerry was born in Dallas. His parents were Fred and Louise Schimelpfenig Haynes. Jerry was the fourth of five children. He graduated from high school in 1944 and attended SMU, studying drama along with Aaron Spelling and James Noble. Jerry then studied with Herbert Berghof at the American Theater Wing in New York...
41. Hemanta Mukherjee Hemanta Mukherjee Music Department, Bees Saal Baad
42. Charles J. Correll Charles J. Correll Writer, The Amos 'n Andy Show
43. Biff Warren Biff Warren Actor, As the World Turns
44. Sam Hall Sam Hall Writer, Dark Shadows Born Allison Samuel Hall in Carrollton, Ohio, he graduated from Dartmouth and Yale. A veteran of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, Hall married actress _Grayson Hall_ in 1952. His first major writing gig was the iconic gothic soap opera Dark Shadows which he joined in 1967. There he met his writing partner Gordon Russell...
45. Laverne Thompson Laverne Thompson Actress, Gents Without Cents
46. Edith Meiser Edith Meiser Actress, Middle of the Night
47. M'el Dowd M'el Dowd Actress, F/X
48. Faith Bacon Faith Bacon Actress, Prison Train Showman Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. once billed her as "the most beautiful girl in the world". Burlesque dancer Faith Bacon, and not the much better known Sally Rand who worked for Bacon in the early 1930s, is genuinely considered the lady who originated the "fan dance" during "The Jazz Age". The Los Angeles-born dancer was born Frances Yvonne Bacon on July 19...
49. Bob Fisher Bob Fisher Writer, Alice
50. Helen Cresswell Helen Cresswell Writer, Jackanory
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