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1. James Dean James Dean Actor, Rebel Without a Cause James Dean was born in 1931 and raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to New York to pursue his dream of acting. He received rave reviews for his work as the blackmailing Arab boy in the New York production of Gide's "The Immoralist", good enough to earn him a trip to Hollywood...
2. Stephen J. Cannell Stephen J. Cannell Writer, 21 Jump Street Stephen J. Cannell was raised in Pasadena, California. His father ran an interior design firm. From an early age, Stephen suffered from undiagnosed dyslexia, which made it nearly impossible from him to do well in school, he either flunked or was held back many times. Even though one of the courses he had trouble with was English...
3. Simone Signoret Simone Signoret Actress, Diabolique The face of Simone Signoret on the Paris Metro movie posters in March 1982 looked even older than her 61 years. She was still a box office draw, but the film, L'étoile du Nord, would be her last theatrical release. She played the landlady. Signoret had a long film apprenticeship during World War II, mostly as an extra and occasionally getting to speak a single line...
4. Robert Kardashian Robert Kardashian Self, The Trial of O.J. Simpson
5. Edgar Bergen Edgar Bergen Self, The Muppet Movie
6. Edgar G. Ulmer Edgar G. Ulmer Director, The Black Cat
7. William Elliott William Elliott Actor, Coffy
8. Taylor Holmes Taylor Holmes Actor, Sleeping Beauty Taylor Holmes, the American stage and film actor, was born on May 16, 1878, in Newark, New Jersey. He made his Broadway debut in February 1900 in the controversial play "Sapho", which was closed down by the New York Police Department for immorality after 29 performances. In the April 1900 trial, the play was adjudged not obscene, and it reopened and ran for an additional 55 performances...
9. Mary Lansing Mary Lansing Actress, Aunt Bee's Medicine Man
10. Marius Goring Marius Goring Actor, The Red Shoes The son of Dr. Charles Buckman Goring M.D. and Kate Winifred (nee MacDonald). Marius Goring was educated at Perse School, Cambridge, England and at the Universities of Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Paris. He studied for the stage under Harcourt Williams at the Old Vic dramatic school, London. His first stage appearance was at Cambridge in 1925 in "Crossings"...
11. Turhan Bey Turhan Bey Actor, The Amazing Mr. X Popular leading man in 1940's Hollywood who, with his suave demeanor, exotically handsome looks and well-modulated voice, was first called upon to portray mysterious or villainous characters. Soon he would be teamed with other "exotics" (e.g. Maria Montez and Sabu) in a series of escapist adventures...
12. Reizl Bozyk Reizl Bozyk Actress, Crossing Delancey
13. Sydney Walker Sydney Walker Actor, Guiding Light Sydney Walker, the stage and movie actor, was born on May 5, 1921 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Walker made his Broadway debut as the Archbishop of Canterbury in the famous 1960 production of Jean Anouilh's "Beckett," which starred Laurence Olivier and Anthony Quinn. He subsequently appeared in 22 Broadway productions from 1960 to 1973...
14. Michael Chekhov Michael Chekhov Actor, Spellbound Michael Chekhov was a Russian actor in the Moscow Art Theatre who emigrated to America and made a career in Hollywood, earning himself an Oscar nomination. He was born Mikhail Aleksandrovich Chekhov in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1891. His mother, Natalya Golden, was Jewish, and his father, Aleksandr Chekhov...
15. Fred Stromsoe Fred Stromsoe Stunts, What's Up, Doc?
16. Robert 'Buzz' Henry Robert 'Buzz' Henry Actor, In Like Flint
17. Chick Chandler Chick Chandler Actor, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Supporting actor, usually in light roles, for four decades in Hollywood.
18. Polo Aledo Polo Aledo Sound Department, Sex and Lucia
19. George Kirby George Kirby Self, Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy
20. Sally Yarnell Sally Yarnell Actress, The Black Sleep
21. Floyd Crosby Floyd Crosby Cinematographer, High Noon Floyd Delafield Crosby was born in 1899 to Fredrick Van Schoonhoven Crosby (1860-1920) and Julia Floyd Delafield (1874-1952). Floyd had one sibling, Katherine Van Rensselaer (Gregory). Floyd married Aliph Van Cortland Whitehead in 1940 and they had two children, Floyd Delafield Crosby (Ethan) in 1936 and David Crosby in 1940...
22. Bud Jamison Bud Jamison Actor, Three Little Beers
23. Gaspar Henaine Gaspar Henaine Actor, Capulina contra los vampiros One of the most popular comic actors of Mexican cinema and television, Gaspar Henaine (better known as "Capulina") was the son of a hotel owner. His father, Antonio Henaine -born in Lebanon to Lebanese parents- wanted him to follow in the hotel business. Nevertheless, Gaspar went to pursue an artistic career...
24. Luis Barboo Luis Barboo Actor, Conan the Barbarian
25. Patrick Aherne Patrick Aherne Actor, The Court Jester
26. Stephen Pearlman Stephen Pearlman Actor, Pi
27. Iemasa Kayumi Iemasa Kayumi Actor, Ghost in the Shell
28. Ralph Cosham Ralph Cosham Actor, Starman
29. Mary Munday Mary Munday Actress, Norma Rae
30. Paul Dehn Paul Dehn Writer, Goldfinger Paul Dehn's show-business career began in 1936 as a movie reviewer for several London newspapers. He later wrote plays, operettas and musicals for the stage. Dehn's first screenplay, for Seven Days to Noon, garnered him an Oscar. He later wrote everything from James Bond films to entries in the "Planet of the Apes" series, and also was a lyricist for several film musicals.
31. John McGuire John McGuire Actor, Stranger on the Third Floor
32. Shankar Nag Shankar Nag Actor, Ondanondu Kaladalli
33. John Hawkesworth John Hawkesworth Writer, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
34. Clete Roberts Clete Roberts Actor, The Jerk
35. Peter Lavender Peter Lavender Casting Department, Videodrome
36. Ben Dova Ben Dova Actor, Marathon Man
37. P. Jay Sidney P. Jay Sidney Actor, As the World Turns
38. Martin Ljung Martin Ljung Actor, Pippi in the South Seas
39. Gia McGinley Gia McGinley Actress, Empathy Passed tragically from this life during childbirth along with her precious infant son Samson James Romanelli on September 30, 2011. She is the cherished wife of Charlie Romanelli, loving mother of Nathaniel Scott Romanelli and Charles Thompson Romanelli, devoted daughter of Madeline (Mazzola) McGinley and the late James McGinley and darling sister of Scott James McGinley...
40. Geoffrey Burridge Geoffrey Burridge Actor, An American Werewolf in London
41. George Temple George Temple Actor, Ali Baba Goes to Town George Francis Temple was born in Fairview, Pennsylvania, in May 1888, to Francis Temple, a doctor, and Cynthia Yaeger Temple. Dr. Temple was devoted to his patients, but long hours and house calls in inclement weather soon took their toll, and he died of pneumonia in June 1896, when he was only 39...
42. Perc Westmore Perc Westmore Make-Up Department, Casablanca The son of an English wigmaker, he began his Hollywood career in 1921. Few actors had photogenically perfect features. Makeup often obliterated the best facial bone structure. Westmore developed cosmetics that would look the same under diverse lighting conditions and with different types of film.
43. Byron Palmer Byron Palmer Actor, Man in the Attic Darkly handsome and extremely personable, actor/singer Byron Palmer's heyday was in the late 1940s and 1950s where his resonant speaking and singing voice became his primary moneymaker. The Los Angeles native was born on June 21, 1920, the second of four children of Etheleyn and Judge Harlan G. Palmer. His father was publisher of the then-Hollywood Citizen News...
44. Tony Brafa Tony Brafa Actor, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
45. Anthony Hinds Anthony Hinds Producer, The Curse of the Werewolf
46. Lina Basquette Lina Basquette Actress, The Godless Girl Journalist Adela Rogers St. Johns once dubbed Lina Basquette "The Screen Tragedy Girl." In retrospect, Lina's private life bore a similar description. While six of her eight marriages ended up "I Don'ts" (she was widowed twice), she would also have to contend with a flurry of legal confrontations, stormy affairs and suicide attempts...
47. Ance Dzambazova Ance Dzambazova Actress, Makedonija moze
48. Jack Gargan Jack Gargan Actor, The Case of the Restless Redhead
49. Roland La Starza Roland La Starza Actor, Point Blank
50. Robert S. Baker Robert S. Baker Producer, The Saint London-born Robert S. Baker served as an artilleryman in the British army during World War II, posted to North Africa (where he met future partner Monty Berman), and later joined the army's film and photography unit, becoming a combat cameraman in Europe. At war's end he and Berman formed Tempean Films to make movies...
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