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1. Anthony Quinn Anthony Quinn Actor, Lawrence of Arabia 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 an LA 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. Louis Jean Heydt Louis Jean Heydt Actor, Gone with the Wind 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...
3. 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...
4. Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer, Long Day's Journey Into Night Eugene O'Neil, 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...
5. Buck Jones Buck Jones Actor, The Gunman from Bodie 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...
6. William Steig William Steig Writer, Shrek
7. Robert Frost Robert Frost Writer, Fireflies in the Garden 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...
8. Steven Kozlowski Steven Kozlowski Actor, Good Will Hunting
9. Edward McNamara Edward McNamara Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
10. Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott Writer, Little Women
11. 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...
12. Robert Cormier Robert Cormier Writer, Tenderness
13. Joan Wilson Joan Wilson Producer, Masterpiece Mystery
14. Gene Wood Gene Wood Self, The Price Is Right 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 "Tattletales," "Classic Concentration," "Password Plus"/"Super Password" and "Family Feud." Few fans will ever forget his beckoning contestants to get "ready for action!"; and "On your marks...
15. Mary Grant Mary Grant Costume Designer, Sweet Smell of Success
16. Andy Swan Andy Swan Writer, Matthew Gray Gubler: The Unauthorized Documentary 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.
17. Donald E. Wahlberg Sr. Donald E. Wahlberg Sr. Actor, Southie
18. Rafaela Ottiano Rafaela Ottiano Actress, Grand Hotel
19. Robert Mapplethorpe Robert Mapplethorpe Director, Patti Smith: Still Moving
20. Yousuf Karsh Yousuf Karsh Self, Yousuf Karsh: A Moment in Time One of the greatest photographers of all time Yousuf Karsh was an Armenian who as a boy survived the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by Turkish Ottoman Empire and arrived to Canada at age 16. 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...
21. Thomas P. 'Tip' O'Neill Thomas P. 'Tip' O'Neill Self, Three Musketeers Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr. (December 9, 1912 - January 5, 1994) was a Massachusetts politician who win 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...
22. 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...
23. Karl Weber Karl Weber Actor, Search for Tomorrow
24. Natalie Kalmus Natalie Kalmus Miscellaneous Crew, The Wizard of Oz
25. Moose Heyliger Moose Heyliger Self, Band of Brothers
26. Nathaniel Benchley Nathaniel Benchley Writer, The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming
27. Vincent Dowling Vincent Dowling Actor, On Broadway
28. Geraldine A. Ferraro Geraldine A. Ferraro Self, Anthem
29. Sam Berns Sam Berns Self, Life According to Sam
30. Michael Bartlett Michael Bartlett Actor, The Lilac Domino
31. John Marshall John Marshall Director, The Hunters
32. 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...
33. Paul Child Paul Child Uncategorised
34. Prince Ali-Reza Pahlavi Prince Ali-Reza Pahlavi Self, Episode dated 1 February 2006
35. Blanche Oelrichs Blanche Oelrichs Writer, Clair de lune Blanche Oelrichs (pen name: Michael Strange), was born Blanche Marie Louise Oelrichs on October 1, 1890, in New York, N.Y., to a socially prominent family. Blanche was the reigning débutante of Newport society. In 1910, she married Leonard M. Thomas, a rising young diplomat. She soon became a devoted suffragist...
36. Howard Armstrong Howard Armstrong Self, Louie Bluie
37. Archibald Macleish Archibald Macleish Writer, Shortcut to Happiness
38. Artur Rodzinski Artur Rodzinski Actor, Carnegie Hall
39. Owen Brewster Owen Brewster Self, Episode dated 19 October 1951
40. Chinua Achebe Chinua Achebe Writer, Things Fall Apart
41. James Ramsey Ullman James Ramsey Ullman Writer, Windom's Way 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...
42. Arthur Fiedler Arthur Fiedler Self, Arthur Fiedler: Just Call Me Maestro Musician and conductor Arthur Fiedler was born on December 17, 1894, in Boston, Massachusetts. His family was musically inclined, and he traveled with them to Vienna, Austria, in 1910. The next year he enrolled in the Royal Academy of Music in Berlin and stayed there for four years, studying violin and piano...
43. Paul Brennan Paul Brennan Self, Salesman
44. George Maciunas George Maciunas Director, Artype George Maciunas was a Lithuanian-American artist, known as a founding member of the Fluxus community of artists, architects, writers, musicians, and designers. His main goals were simplicity and fun. He was born Jurgis Maciunas in Kaunas, Lithuania, on Novmber 8, 1931, to a Lithuanian father and Ukrainian mother...
45. Robert Chambers Robert Chambers Actor, Jaws
46. Richard Kilbride Richard Kilbride Actor, Dangerous Channel
47. 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...
48. Effie I. Canning Effie I. Canning Soundtrack, Hatch Up Your Troubles
49. Billy Hill Billy Hill Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Songwriter ("The Glory of Love", "In the Chapel in the Moonlight", "Wagon Wheels"), composer, pianist, author, violinist and conductor, educated in public schools and a music student (violin) of Carl Muck. He worked with surveyors in Death Valley, and then took jobs as a violinist and pianist in dance halls...
50. Whitney Bourne Whitney Bourne Actress, Crime Without Passion
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