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1. Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa Writer, Yojimbo After training as a painter (he storyboards his films as full-scale paintings), Kurosawa entered the film industry in 1936 as an assistant director, eventually making his directorial debut with Sanshiro Sugata. Within a few years, Kurosawa had achieved sufficient stature to allow him greater creative freedom...
2. Martin Milner Martin Milner Actor, Adam-12 Martin Sam Milner was born December 28, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. His mother, Jerre Martin, originally from Oregon, was a dancer with the Paramount Theater circuit. His father, Sam Gordon Milner, a Polish Jewish immigrant, was a film distributor. The Milners moved to Seattle when Martin was a baby and to Los Angeles soon after...
3. Louise Platt Louise Platt Actress, Guiding Light
4. Kay Kendall Kay Kendall Actress, Les Girls
5. Edmund Gwenn Edmund Gwenn Actor, The Trouble with Harry There are very few character actors from the 1930s, '40s or '50s who rose to the rank of stardom. Only a rare man or woman reached the level of renown and admiration, and had enough audience appeal, to be the first name in a cast's billing, a name that got marquee posting. Charles Coburn comes to mind, but there aren't many others. However, one who made it was Edmund Gwenn...
6. Percy Rodrigues Percy Rodrigues Actor, Peyton Place A symbol of intelligence, leadership and moral strength in his various 1960s and 1970s roles, African-Canadian actor Percy Rodrigues rose in Hollywood stature during the late 1960s following a couple of earlier Broadway appearances. The serenely handsome, distinguished-looking actor also became notable...
7. Luciano Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti Soundtrack, Spectre Luciano Pavarotti was the best-selling classical singer and humanitarian known for his most original and popular performances with the 'Three Tenors' and 'Pavarotti & Friends'. He was born on October 12, 1935, in Modena, Emilia-Romagna, in Northern Italy. He was the first child and only son of two children in the family of a baker...
8. Stefan Gierasch Stefan Gierasch Actor, Carrie
9. Otto Kruger Otto Kruger Actor, High Noon The grandnephew of South African pioneer and former president Paul Krüger, Otto Kruger trained for a musical career from childhood, but after enrolling in Columbia University he switched his career choice to acting. Making his Broadway debut in 1915, at 30, he shortly became a matinée idol of the day...
10. Olga Baclanova Olga Baclanova Actress, Freaks Born Olga Vladimirovna Baklanova, one of six children of Vladimir Baklanoff and his wife Alexandra, later billed as the Russian Tigress in her early talking films, was born August 19, 1893. She graduated from the Cherniavsky Institute in Moscow prior to her selection in 1912 at age 19 to apprentice at the Moscow Art Theatre...
11. E.J. André E.J. André Actor, Papillon
12. Mervyn Johns Mervyn Johns Actor, Dead of Night
13. Barbara Hicks Barbara Hicks Actress, Brazil Barbara Hicks trained at the Webber Douglas School and made numerous appearances on stage, screen and television over a fifty-year period.
14. Anita Page Anita Page Actress, The Broadway Melody Beautiful Anita Page was one of the most famous and popular leading ladies during the last years of the silent screen and the first years of the talkie era. She was best known for starring in The Broadway Melody, the first sound film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Her leading men included the likes of John Gilbert, Clark Gable, Buster Keaton and Robert Montgomery...
15. Harry Wilson Harry Wilson Actor, Some Like It Hot
16. Jane Frazee Jane Frazee Actress, Buck Privates A professional entertainer since the age of six, blue-eyed brunette Jane Frazee and her older sister Ruth Frazee had a vaudeville sister act and appeared in nightclubs and on radio together. They journeyed to Hollywood, but the act broke up when Ruth failed her screen tests and Jane passed hers...
17. Bill Wallis Bill Wallis Actor, Brazil
18. Harry Goz Harry Goz Actor, Sealab 2021
19. Salman Shah Salman Shah Actor, Keyamot Theke Keyamot
20. Gertrude Lawrence Gertrude Lawrence Actress, Rembrandt Eminent London and Broadway musical star who appeared in nine films from 1929 through 1950.
21. Richard Allan Richard Allan Actor, Niagara Richard Mann Allan was born in Jacksonville, Illinois on June 22, 1923 to a farmer father Robert and a dietitian mother Edna. He grew up with two brothers, Edward and Robert Jr. and a sister Catherine. He began taking dance classes when he was seven years old, and he also loved going to see Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals...
22. Art Modell Art Modell Self, Jim Brown: All American
23. Mary Doran Mary Doran Actress, The Divorcee Having first aspired to become a teacher, wavy-haired, blonde Mary Doran attended the respected Ned Wayburn Dancing Academy - like countless other hopeful actresses - to learn tap dancing. She first appeared on stage in 'Betsy' (1926), a rare flop by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (and Rodgers & Hart), then in the hit 'Rio Rita'...
24. Patricia Cutts Patricia Cutts Actress, The Tingler
25. Ernst-Hugo Järegård Ernst-Hugo Järegård Actor, Europa One of Swedish theatre's most well known actors. Järegård is appreciated for his extrovert and at the same time controlled style of acting, of which he gladly characterized comic or morbid characters. He played the title role in 'Moliére''s "Tartuffe" as well as Orgon (The Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1971) with great success...
26. Maria Palmer Maria Palmer Actress, Days of Glory This lovely Austrian-born actress was born (in 1917) and raised in Vienna, performing as a child on stage and appearing in various productions for the renown Max Reinhardt. Trained in dance, she was a member of the Bodenwieser Ensemble, a European troupe. Following a few high school plays and dance recitals...
27. Jirí Sovák Jirí Sovák Actor, Kolya
28. Madeleine L'Engle Madeleine L'Engle Writer, Camilla Dickinson
29. Florence Bush Florence Bush Makeup Department, Alfred Hitchcock Presents
30. Duccio Tessari Duccio Tessari Writer, A Pistol for Ringo
31. Blanche Sweet Blanche Sweet Actress, Judith of Bethulia Blanche Sweet was born Sarah Blanche Sweet on June 18, 1896 in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents were vaudeville actors and she began performing at the age of four. In 1909 she signed a contract with Biograph studios. She made dozens of films and became known as "The Biograph Blonde". Blanche had a highly publicized affair with director Marshall Neilan...
32. Harold Rosson Harold Rosson Cinematographer, The Wizard of Oz Harold G. "Hal" Rosson, a cinematographer known for his subtle and imaginative lighting, was born in Genaseo, New York, on August 24, 1895, although some sources cite his birthday as April 6, 1895, or in 1889. Rosson entered the movie industry in 1908 as an actor at the Vitagraph Studios in Brooklyn...
33. Elaine Shepard Elaine Shepard Actress, Topper
34. Margarita Sierra Margarita Sierra Actress, Surfside 6 Spanish actress-dancer-singer who starred in one U.S. television series before her early death. A native of Madrid, Sierra was an accomplished tap dancer at the age of four. She appeared throughout her childhood in children's shows and later in nightclubs as a dancer and singer, touring Spain and Central and South America...
35. Henry Ephron Henry Ephron Writer, Carousel
36. Metta Davis Metta Davis Actress, Above the Law
37. Jake Eberts Jake Eberts Producer, Dances with Wolves
38. Margery Withers Margery Withers Actress, Secrets & Lies
39. George Kuchar George Kuchar Director, Hold Me While I'm Naked
40. Eugen Schüfftan Eugen Schüfftan Cinematographer, The Hustler Eugen Schüfftan moved from his motherland, Germany, to France in 1933 to escape the rising Nazi movement. He moved to the US in 1940 and became a member of Local 644, the East Coast cinematographers chapter of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). He invented the Schüfftan...
41. Adrienne Scott Adrienne Scott Actress, It Could Be You
42. Tiny Doll Tiny Doll Actress, Three-Ring Marriage
43. Ernest Tubb Ernest Tubb Soundtrack, Walk the Line
44. Adi Dassler Adi Dassler
45. Mike Henson Mike Henson Actor, Big Guns One of the more popular performers in gay adult videos during the late '80s and early '90s, Mike Henson was born Kenneth Seymour in Sacramento, CA. After a stint in the army he settled in Los Angeles. His clean-cut good looks and natural athletic body soon found him work in David Forest's "Brad's Buddies" service...
46. Sim Sim Actor, Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar
47. Paul Verdier Paul Verdier Actor, The Thomas Crown Affair
48. Bob Blount Bob Blount Actor, Inches
49. Tom Degidon Tom Degidon Actor, Trading Places
50. Apichart Chusakul Apichart Chusakul Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, American Gangster
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