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1. Paul Newman Paul Newman Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born in January 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of immigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned a successful sporting goods store...
2. 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...
3. Johnny Lewis Johnny Lewis Actor, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem 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...
4. 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...
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, Roma città aperta 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. George Plimpton George Plimpton Actor, Good Will Hunting
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. Robert Palmer Robert Palmer Soundtrack, American Psycho
12. Ida Moore Ida Moore Actress, Johnny Belinda
13. Edith Meiser Edith Meiser Actress, Middle of the Night
14. Ray Kellogg Ray Kellogg Actor, The Red Skelton Hour
15. Michael Wittenberg Michael Wittenberg Art Department, The Chumscrubber
16. 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...
17. Eily Malyon Eily Malyon Actress, Going My Way
18. Albert Capellani Albert Capellani Director, Aladdin and His Wonder Lamp
19. Jeffrey Sayre Jeffrey Sayre Actor, Major Difficulties
20. Lionel Murton Lionel Murton Actor, The Dickie Henderson Show
21. Robert Emmett Dolan Robert Emmett Dolan Music Department, How the West Was Won Composer, songwriter ("A Home in the Meadow"), film executive and conductor, educated at Loyola College (on scholarship) and a piano student of his mother, and later, Letonal, Mortimer Wilson, Joseph Schillinger, and Ernst Toch. He became music director for MGM in 1941, and also was the music director for the Broadway productions "Good News"...
22. 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...
23. William Post Jr. William Post Jr. Actor, Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
24. 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...
25. Jim Boeke Jim Boeke Actor, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
26. Shelly Manne Shelly Manne Music Department, Ironside
27. Bessie Smith Bessie Smith Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 2
28. Carl Brisson Carl Brisson Actor, The Ring
29. David Zelag Goodman David Zelag Goodman Writer, Logan's Run
30. Béla Bartók Béla Bartók Soundtrack, The Shining Composer, pianist and author, educated at the Franz Liszt Conservatory in Budapest. He was professor of music at the Royal Academy from 1907 to 1940, and made a 12-volume collection of traditional Hungarian, Rumanian and Arabian melodies, also writing articles on research into folklore and folk songs...
31. 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.
32. Alberto Moravia Alberto Moravia Writer, The Conformist
33. Hugh Franklin Hugh Franklin Actor, All My Children
34. Dorothy Kingsley Dorothy Kingsley Writer, Angels in the Outfield The daughter of silent-screen star Alma Hanlon and Broadway writer/press agent Walter Kingsley, Dorothy Kingsley began her career as an uncredited gag writer for the Bob Hope Radio Show and, later, the Edgar Bergen Radio Show. Producer Arthur Freed put her under contract to MGM; her first assignment was polishing the Garland-Rooney musical Girl Crazy...
35. 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...
36. Blanca Estela Pavón Blanca Estela Pavón Actress, Los tres huastecos
37. Fanny Schiller Fanny Schiller Actress, Las abandonadas
38. Heinz Engelmann Heinz Engelmann Actor, Drei Frauen im Haus Born in 1911, young Heinz Engelmann first joined the Physical Education Institute before turning to drama studies. No wonder that he found many roles requiring sportsmanship in the fist years of his career. On the other hand, he was also often cast as a soldier or an officer. After a six year interruption due to the war...
39. Maggie Stables Maggie Stables Actress, Doctor Who: Real Time
40. José Torvay José Torvay Actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
41. Lafcadio Hearn Lafcadio Hearn Writer, Kwaidan At the age of 6, Lafcadio Hearn, who had been born in Leucos in the Greek Ionian Islands to a Greek mother and an Irish father, was made a ward of his Irish great-aunt, who packed him off to Jesuit boarding schools in France and Britain. At the age of 16, he was sent to the US, where he worked as a journalist in Cincinnati...
42. Bob Fisher Bob Fisher Writer, Alice
43. M'el Dowd M'el Dowd Actress, F/X
44. Hemanta Mukherjee Hemanta Mukherjee Music Department, Bees Saal Baad
45. Co Prins Co Prins Actor, Victory
46. Paquirri Paquirri Self, Tarde de feria
47. Biff Warren Biff Warren Actor, As the World Turns
48. Morten Rotne Leffers Morten Rotne Leffers Actor, Riget
49. Carmencita Johnson Carmencita Johnson Actress, The Wind As a child, Carmencita Johnson acted in the "Little Rascals" movie series. When she turned 20, she began to work as a synchronized swimmer in Esther Williams aquatic movies. Her resemblance to the actress Lana Turner also got her work as Turner's stand-in during the 1940's. Carmencita married in 1949...
50. Mihajlo Viktorovic Mihajlo Viktorovic Actor, Crni biseri
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