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1. Anthony Quinn Anthony Quinn Actor, Zorba the Greek Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life in extremely modest circumstances in Mexico...
2. Buck Jones Buck Jones Actor, Law for Tombstone Buck Jones was one of the greatest of the "B" western stars. Although born in Indiana, Jones reportedly (but disputedly) grew up on a ranch near Red Rock in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), and there learned the riding and shooting skills that would stand him in good stead as a hero of Westerns. He...
3. Natalie Kalmus Natalie Kalmus Art Department, Dr. Cyclops
4. Whitney Bourne Whitney Bourne Actress, Living on Love
5. Louis Jean Heydt Louis Jean Heydt Actor, The Big Sleep An American character actor who specialized in "average joes", often timid or down-on-their-luck, Louis Jean Heydt was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at Worcester Academy and Dartmouth College. He intended a career in journalism and worked as a reporter for the old New York World, but developed...
6. Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer, The Long Voyage Home Eugene O'Neill, the winner of four Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and the 1936 Nobel Prize for Literature, is widely considered the greatest American playwright. No one, not Maxwell Anderson, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, nor Edward Albee, approaches O'Neill in terms of his artistic achievement or his impact on the American theater...
7. Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott Writer, Little Women
8. Jeff Burton Jeff Burton Actor, Planet of the Apes
9. Michael McDowell Michael McDowell Writer, Beetlejuice McDowell was born in Enterprise, Alabama. According to his biography in the 1985 edition of Toplin, McDowell lived in Medford, Massachusetts. He also maintained a residence in Hollywood with his sister Ann and adventurer-filmmaker Peter Lake. The biography described a typical day: McDowell "writes in...
10. Robert Frost Robert Frost Writer, Telefon Robert Lee Frost, arguably the greatest American poet of the 20th century, was born in San Francisco, California, on March 26, 1874. His father, William Prescott Frost Jr., was from a Lawrence, Massachusetts, family of Republicans, and his mother, Isabelle Moodie Frost, was an immigrant from Scotland...
11. Rafaela Ottiano Rafaela Ottiano Actress, Curly Top
12. Steven Kozlowski Steven Kozlowski Actor, Good Will Hunting
13. Gene Wood Gene Wood Writer, When Things Were Rotten Gene Wood was a prolific game show announcer during the 1970s and 1980s. Most often heard over Goodson-Todman (later Mark Goodson Productions) game shows, he was the voice that introduced game shows including "Card Sharks", "Tattletales," "Classic Concentration," "Password Plus"/"Super Password" and...
14. Donald E. Wahlberg Sr. Donald E. Wahlberg Sr. Actor, Southie
15. William Steig William Steig Writer, Shrek
16. Joan Wilson Joan Wilson Producer, Masterpiece Classic
17. Mary Grant Mary Grant Costume Designer, Sweet Smell of Success
18. Robert Mapplethorpe Robert Mapplethorpe Director, Patti Smith: Still Moving
19. Paul Child Paul Child
20. Edward McNamara Edward McNamara Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
21. Vincent Dowling Vincent Dowling Actor, On Broadway
22. Rich Cronin Rich Cronin Soundtrack, My Best Friend's Girl Richard Burton Cronin was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was raised in the Boston neighborhood of West Roxbury, and moved to the city of Kingston on the south shore of Massachusetts later. He attended a Catholic High School (Sacred Heart) and graduated in 1993. LFO (with former member Brian Gillis...
23. Thomas P. 'Tip' O'Neill Thomas P. 'Tip' O'Neill Actor, Dave Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr. (December 9, 1912 - January 5, 1994) was a Massachusetts politician who won the House seat vacated by John F. Kennedy when he ran for the Senate in 1952. An outspoken liberal Democrat, O'Neill became one of the most influential members of the House of Representatives, rising to become Speaker of the US House of Representatives in 1977...
24. Grace Metalious Grace Metalious Writer, Peyton Place Grace Metalious, the author of one of the most notorious and best-selling novels of the 1950s, was born Marie Grace de Repentigny on September 8, 1924, in Manchester, New Hampshire. Populated by multiple ethnic groups, Grace's mother downplayed their French Canadian heritage due to the discrimination directed towards the group by "native" Yankees and the Irish...
25. Karl Weber Karl Weber Actor, Walk East on Beacon!
26. Alissa Ann Smego Alissa Ann Smego Actress, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
27. Robert Cormier Robert Cormier Writer, Lapse of Memory
28. Sean Malone Sean Malone Actor, Gone Baby Gone
29. Phoebe Foster Phoebe Foster Actress, Anna Karenina
30. Moose Heyliger Moose Heyliger Self, We Stand Alone Together
31. Geraldine A. Ferraro Geraldine A. Ferraro Actress, Contact
32. Paul McCullough Paul McCullough Actor, Music Fiends
33. James Ramsey Ullman James Ramsey Ullman Writer, High Conquest James Ramsey Ullman was born in New York City, the son of Alexander F. Ullman. As a boy, he attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. In 1929 he graduated from Princeton University and moved to Brooklyn to begin work in journalism as a newspaper reporter and feature writer. Ullman decided to try his hand at producing theater...
34. Michael Bartlett Michael Bartlett Actor, The Lilac Domino
35. Mae Barnes Mae Barnes Actress, Odds Against Tomorrow
36. Mark Lawrence Mark Lawrence Composer, David and Lisa Composer ("Wouldn't You Really Rather Have A Buick?") and producer, educated at Princeton University where he was president of the Triangle Club between 1941 and 1942. During World War II, he served in the United States Navy, then became the vice-president and director of radio and television at the MacManus and John Adams advertising agencies between 1951 and 1961...
37. Jack Concannon Jack Concannon Actor, Brian's Song Jack ConCannon played Quarterback in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles, who made him their second round draft pick in the 1964 college draft, from (1964-66), Chicago Bears (1967-71), and was out of the NFL for two years before playing with the Green Bay Packers in 1974, and finishing his career with the Detriot Lions in 1975...
38. Richard Kilbride Richard Kilbride Actor, The Playground
39. Sam Berns Sam Berns Thanks, Life According to Sam
40. Nathaniel Benchley Nathaniel Benchley Writer, The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming
41. Andy Swan Andy Swan Writer, Alternative Andy Swan had a courageous battle with cancer. He was loved much by family, friends, and co-workers. Little is published about Andy Swans life, but on co-worker's twitter pages they sent their condolences. He was loved much by his family, and friends. Actor Joe Mantegna worked with him, as did actor Matthew Gray Gubler. Andy Swan directed Matthew Gray Gubler's unauthorized documentary.
42. John Marshall John Marshall Director, N!Ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman
43. George Ministeri George Ministeri Actor, The Terror of Tiny Town
44. Richard E. Byrd Richard E. Byrd Self, With Byrd at the South Pole Intelligent and handsome, Richard Evelyn Byrd was born in 1888, the son of an influential Virginia lawyer. He entered the United States Naval Academy at age 20 and was commissioned in 1912. Interested in polar exploration as a boy, he was appointed navigator for the proposed transpolar flight of the Navy's dirigible "Shenandoah" from Alaska to Spitzbergen in 1924...
45. Yousuf Karsh Yousuf Karsh Self, Karsh: The Searching Eye One of the greatest photographers of all time Yousuf Karsh arrived in Canada as an Armenian refugee from the Turkish Ottoman Empire which perpetrated the Armenian genocide. In 1928 Karsh apprenticed with photographer John Garo in Boston then returned to Canada where Prime Minister Mackenzie King helped him photograph the visiting diplomats...
46. Chinua Achebe Chinua Achebe Writer, Things Fall Apart
47. F. Chase Taylor F. Chase Taylor Actor, The Inventors
48. Walter Gropius Walter Gropius Self, Das Profil
49. Paul Brennan Paul Brennan Actor, Below the Belt
50. Frank Otto Frank Otto Actor, Born Yesterday
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