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1. Glenn Shadix Glenn Shadix Actor, The Nightmare Before Christmas The late William G. "Glenn Shadix" Scott was born April 1952 in Bessemer, Alabama. He attended Birmingham-Southern College for two years. He lived in New York City prior to moving to Hollywood in the late-1970s. He made his film debut appearance in the poorly received remake of _The Postman Always Rings Twice_ before he got his breakthrough film role in Tim Burton's _Beetle juice (1988)_...
2. Bibi Besch Bibi Besch Actress, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Bibi Besch was born in Vienna, Austria, to race car driver Gotfrid Köchert and actress Gusti Huber. She was a very busy supporting actress who had worked in television for over twenty years before being nominated for an Emmy Award as a supporting actress for Doing Time on Maple Drive and another in 1993 for a guest appearance on Northern Exposure...
3. Don Keefer Don Keefer Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
4. Dickie Moore Dickie Moore Actor, Out of the Past Dickie Moore made his acting and screen debut at the age of 18 months in the 1927 John Barrymore film The Beloved Rogue as a baby, and by the time he had turned 10 he was a popular child star and had appeared in 52 films. He continued as a child star for many more years, and became the answer to the trivia question...
5. Dennis Morgan Dennis Morgan Actor, Christmas in Connecticut Dennis Morgan was born Stanley Morner in the small town of Prentice, Wisconsin. His first jobs in Hollywood were mostly bit parts, but he scored big after playing opposite Ginger Rogers in Kitty Foyle. He starred in films like My Wild Irish Rose (1947)_, God Is My Co-Pilot and The Very Thought of You. He teamed up with buddy Jack Carson to do Two Guys from Milwaukee...
6. Spring Byington Spring Byington Actress, December Bride The possessor of one of Hollywood's gentlest faces and warmest voices, and about as sweet as Tupelo honey both on-and-off camera, character actress Spring Byington was seldom called upon to play callous or unsympathetic (she did once play a half-crazed housekeeper in Dragonwyck). Although playing the part of Mrs...
7. Michael Elphick Michael Elphick Actor, The Elephant Man Michael Elphick was a fantastic and very popular actor. He will be best remembered for his role as Ken Boon in the hit series Boon. He died tragically at the early age of 55. He had been in ill-health for some years, caused by a long-running battle with alcohol, which was exacerbated by the early death of his partner of many years...
8. Katrin Cartlidge Katrin Cartlidge Actress, Breaking the Waves Katrin Cartlidge began her career as a doing backstage & front of house work at London's Royal Court Theatre, having appeared with their Young People's Theatre group. She progressed to appearing in play readings and workshops before winning a regular role in Brookside. She went on to forge an award-winning career in theatre and film...
9. Terence Young Terence Young Director, Dr. No Born in Shanghai and Cambridge-educated, Terence Young began in the industry as a scriptwriter. In the 1940s he worked on a variety of subjects, including the hugely popular wartime romance Suicide Squadron, set to Richard Addinsell's rousing "Warsaw Concerto". His original story was devised while listening to a concert in an army training camp...
10. Ben Piazza Ben Piazza Actor, The Bad News Bears
11. Elisabeth Brooks Elisabeth Brooks Actress, The Howling Elisabeth Brooks Luyties was born on July 2, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Elisabeth Brooks began acting at age five with her career encompassing both stage and screen. She started appearing in television roles in the mid-1970s and managed to pursue her acting career as a single mother while working a variety of jobs to support herself and her son...
12. Vivi Janiss Vivi Janiss Actress, The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues
13. Maria Montez Maria Montez Actress, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Maria Montez, also known as The Caribbean Cyclone, was born Maria Africa Vidal de Santo Silas, on June 6, 1917, in Barahona, Dominican Republic, to a Spanish consul and his wife. After a stint in modeling, she made an attempt at Hollywood. Maria's exotic beauty landed her a contract in the movie colony...
14. Robert Earl Jones Robert Earl Jones Actor, The Sting
15. Keith Moon Keith Moon Composer, The Kids Are Alright Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the summer of 1963...
16. Warren Zevon Warren Zevon Soundtrack, Looper The son of a gangster who was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and a Mormon Midwestern mother of English descent, Warren Zevon overcame a difficult childhood and an ill-fated start as a folk-rock-singer in the 1960s to establish himself as one of the most offbeat and intelligent singer-songwriters in the mid-1970s...
17. Candida Royalle Candida Royalle Actress, Three Daughters Candida Royalle was born on October 15, 1950 in New York City. Candida was raised by her father and stepmother after her biological mother abandoned her when she was only eighteen months old. Royalle trained in music, dance, and the arts in New York City: She not only studied dance and music at New York's High School of Art and Design...
18. Julien Schoenaerts Julien Schoenaerts Actor, Daens The Flemish (Dutch-language Belgian) actor Julien Schoenaerts made a most notable acting career, foremost in the theatre but also on the movie - and TV screen. Schoenaerts was born on 30 August 1925 in Eigenbilzen (Belgian province of Limburg). He once said his first public part was that of St-John at age four...
19. Frank Coghlan Jr. Frank Coghlan Jr. Actor, Adventures of Captain Marvel The son of a railroad clerk/pro boxer, Frank Coghlan Jr. was born in Connecticut and soon moved with his parents to California, where all three did extra work in silent pictures. Freckle-faced Coghlan was soon one of the era's most popular child actors, but with the advent of sound (and the onslaught of adolescence) he was reduced to smaller parts...
20. Bob Scarabelli Bob Scarabelli Visual Effects, I, Robot A British Columbia native, Scarabelli had 25 years of expertise in the post-production industry. He was one of the first full-time employees at Gastown Post & Transfer in 1980 where he began as a telecine operator and went on to develop a career in concert with the emerging digital technologies. Eventually...
21. Shirley Yamaguchi Shirley Yamaguchi Actress, Scandal Shirley Yamaguchi was born to Japanese parents in Manchuria in 1920. She used the Chinese name Li Xianglan (Ri Koran in Japanese) and made pro-Japanese films in Japanese-occupied areas in China. She also was a popular singer and some of her hits, including "fragrance of the night" (Ye Lai Xiang), remain popular even today...
22. Joe Kirkwood Jr. Joe Kirkwood Jr. Actor, The Joe Palooka Story Best remembered as strapping comic strip boxer Joe Palooka on screen in the late 1940s and early 1950s, fair-haired, amiable-looking, exceedingly athletic Joe Kirkwood, Jr. may have been the son of renowned professional golfer and trick artist Joe Kirkwood, but he was actually born Reginald Thomas Kirkwood on May 30...
23. James Clavell James Clavell Writer, The Great Escape
24. Clive Donner Clive Donner Director, A Christmas Carol British director Clive Donner was born in West Hampstead, London, England. By age 18 he was already working in the film business, as an office clerk at Denham Studios. He eventually became an editor and then graduated to the director's chair. After making a series of TV commercials, he made his theatrical directorial debut with The Secret Place...
25. Cyrinda Foxe Cyrinda Foxe Actress, Bad Cyrinda Foxe was born Kathleen Hetzekian, and she says that she grew up in an abusive household. Kathleen left home before she graduated from high school and lived for a while in Texas before settling in New York City. Kathleen changed her name to Cyrinda Foxe and became part of the New York nightlife crowd in the 1970s at famed nightclub Max's Kansas City...
26. Jennifer Kendal Jennifer Kendal Actress, 36 Chowringhee Lane
27. Godfrey Quigley Godfrey Quigley Actor, A Clockwork Orange
28. Tim Pelt Tim Pelt Actor, Coming Home
29. Georgia Backus Georgia Backus Actress, Citizen Kane
30. Mobutu Sese Seko Mobutu Sese Seko Self, When We Were Kings Mobutu Sese Seko was born Joseph Mobutu in Lisala, Belgian Congo. His father was a cook, who died when Mobutu was a child, and his mother was a maid in a hotel. She used her earnings to send him to a Christian Brothers Catholic boarding school for his education. In 1949 he joined the Force Publique...
31. Dorothy McGuire Dorothy McGuire Self, The Jack Benny Hour
32. Hall Bartlett Hall Bartlett Producer, Jonathan Livingston Seagull
33. Mukul Anand Mukul Anand Director, Agneepath
34. Bruno Corbucci Bruno Corbucci Writer, Django
35. Karen Blixen Karen Blixen Writer, Out of Africa
36. César Fernández Ardavín César Fernández Ardavín Writer, ¿Crimen imposible?
37. John M. Watson Sr. John M. Watson Sr. Actor, Groundhog Day
38. Joseph F. Biroc Joseph F. Biroc Cinematographer, It's a Wonderful Life Joseph Biroc was destined to become one of the most versatile cinematographers in Hollywood, working on films of almost every genre. He started as a lab assistant in 1918, based at Paragon Studio, located in America's first 'film capital', Ft.Lee, New Jersey. From there, he moved on to the Paramount facility in Long Island as a camera assistant...
39. Lawrence Doheny Lawrence Doheny Director, The Big Story
40. Harry Locke Harry Locke Actor, All at Sea
41. Gardner Baldwin Gardner Baldwin Actor, V.R. Troopers
42. Uzi Gal Uzi Gal Actor, True Lies
43. Spede Pasanen Spede Pasanen Producer, Ihmeidentekijät
44. Billie Lou Watt Billie Lou Watt Actress, Search for Tomorrow
45. Thomas E. Jackson Thomas E. Jackson Actor, The Woman in the Window Thomas Edward Jackson (1886-1967) started his career on Broadway in juvenile parts on Broadway from 1899-1903. He took a nearly decade long break from the Great White Way, returning there in earnest in 1917 through the end of 1928. Thomas gained experience as a theatrical director and producer at the end of his Broadway career...
46. Clifford McLaglen Clifford McLaglen Actor, Forbidden Cargoes
47. Jamie Forster Jamie Forster Actor, Attack of the Puppet People
48. Fritha Goodey Fritha Goodey Actress, About a Boy
49. Ray LaTulipe Ray LaTulipe Actor, NYPD Blue
50. Alan Browning Alan Browning Actor, The Newcomers
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