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1. Joan Fontaine Joan Fontaine Actress, Rebecca Born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland on October 22, 1917, in Tokyo, Japan, in what was known as the International Settlement. Her father was a British patent attorney with a lucrative practice in Japan, but due to Joan and older sister Olivia de Havilland's recurring ailments the family moved to California in the hopes of improving their health...
2. Jean Arthur Jean Arthur Actress, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington This marvelous screen comedienne's best asset was only muffled during her seven years' stint in silent films. That asset? It was, of course, her squeaky, frog-like voice, which silent-era cinema audiences had simply no way of perceiving, much less appreciating. Jean Arthur, born Gladys Georgianna Greene in upstate New York...
3. Jack Lambert Jack Lambert Actor, The Killers Ugly, slit-eyed, jut-toothed, cleft-chinned menace in US films of the 40s and 50s.
4. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein Writer, Starship Troopers Prolific science-fiction author. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he retired, disabled, in 1934. Began writing science fiction in 1939. Winner of four Hugo Awards. Guest commentator for the 1969 Apollo 11 lunar landing. Recipient of the Grand Master Nebula Award for lifetime achievement.
5. Bruce Surtees Bruce Surtees Cinematographer, Dirty Harry
6. James Algar James Algar Director, Bambi James Algar studied at Stanford where he developed his skills as a cartoonist by drawing for the university's satirical magazine, The Chaparral. He joined the Disney Organisation in 1934, initially as animator. He directed the classic "Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment of Fantasia, as well as several sequences of Bambi...
7. Everett Marshall Everett Marshall Actor, Dixiana
8. John Nesbitt John Nesbitt Actor, Our Old Car
9. Chesley Bonestell Chesley Bonestell Art Department, The War of the Worlds Bonestell was trained as an architect. In the 1930s he worked on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, doing engineering drawings. He then moved to Hollywood where he became a matte artist, doing background and special effects paintings. Within a few years he was earning $1500 per month at this. In 1944 he did a series of astronomical paintings for Life magazine...
10. Carol Veazie Carol Veazie Actress, Auntie Mame
11. Richard Talmadge Richard Talmadge Actor, The Prince of Pep He first came to the USA as a boy member of the famed acrobats, the Mazetti Troupe, that had been engaged by Barnum & Bailey Circus. Richard began in films, supposedly, as a stunt double for Doug Fairbanks, Sr., then graduated to films under his own name.
12. Eyvind Earle Eyvind Earle Animation Department, Sleeping Beauty He painted backgrounds for Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and "Lady and the Tramp" plus others. Walt Disney noticed Earle's work after Earle created the avant-garde 'look' for the Oscar/Cannes-award-winning short "Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom". Earle was already an established artist at 13, when he held his first exhibition in France...
13. Philippe De Lacy Philippe De Lacy Actor, Peter Pan Born in France during a World War I air raid in which his mother was killed, Philippe was adopted by Mrs. Edith DeLacy, who was associated with the Women's Overseas Hospital. After the war ended, Mrs. Lacy brought Philippe to America where his stunning looks soon made him a sought after model for advertisements and eventually brought him to the screen.
14. George F. Marion George F. Marion Actor, Anna Christie
15. Dorothy Kingsley Dorothy Kingsley Writer, Angels in the Outfield The daughter of silent-screen star Alma Hanlon and Broadway writer/press agent Walter Kingsley, Dorothy Kingsley began her career as an uncredited gag writer for the Bob Hope Radio Show and, later, the Edgar Bergen Radio Show. Producer Arthur Freed put her under contract to MGM; her first assignment was polishing the Garland-Rooney musical Girl Crazy...
16. Alfred Shelly Alfred Shelly Actor, Not with My Wife, You Don't! Alfred Shelly was born Alfred Irwin Shapiro in Brooklyn on June 6, 1929. He attended high school in Venice (CA), before he moved to Studio City (CA). In 1978, Al and his wife Lori moved to Big Sur (CA) and continued to work as an actor in film and television. He was a regular on 'Dragnet', and his credits include 'Adam 12'...
17. Helen Ware Helen Ware Actress, Morning Glory
18. Wah Chang Wah Chang Visual Effects, The Time Machine
19. Lucile Barnes Lucile Barnes Actress, Father of the Bride
20. Ansel Adams Ansel Adams Self, Ansel Adams, Photographer
21. Richard Farina Richard Farina Writer, Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me Richard Farina was born to an Irish mother and a Cuban father. He grew up in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, where his neighbors included Ramblin' Jack Elliott. He also briefly lived in Cuba. He traveled throughout his childhood, a habit that later became a central occupation in his restless life...
22. Anna Lisa Anna Lisa Actress, Hold That Woman!
23. Richard LaSalle Richard LaSalle Music Department, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore A composer, conductor, pianist and entertainer, Richard W. "Dick" LaSalle was educated at the University of Colorado. He wrote for radio in Denver, Colorado, and performed in area hotels as a pianist and orchestra leader between 1940 and 1955. He joined the American Society of Composers and Publishers (ASCAP) in 1958.
24. Alexander Anderson Alexander Anderson Producer, Crusader and Rajah of Rinsewater
25. Stan Spohn Stan Spohn Animation Department, Bambi
26. Clark Williams Clark Williams Actor, Werewolf of London
27. David Oliver David Oliver Actor, Secret Agent X-9
28. Claire Delmar Claire Delmar Actress, The Jazz Singer
29. Gelett Burgess Gelett Burgess Writer, Two O'Clock Courage Boston-born (1866) humorist Gelett Burgess graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1887, and secured employment as a draftsman for the Southern Pacific Railroad. Three years later he became an instructor in topographical drawing at the University of California. In 1894, however, he made an almost complete 180-degree change from the staid...
30. Larry Barretto Larry Barretto Writer, The Crash
31. Vera Sisson Vera Sisson Actress, The Married Virgin Vera Sisson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 31, 1891. She began her career in 1913 when she appeared in her first film entitled, The Helping Hand when she was 22 years old. Unfortunately, Vera never rose much beyond a character actress. By the time she made Love 'Em and Leave 'Em, she had participated in eighteen films. On August 6, 1954, at the age of 63, Vera died of a barbiturate overdose.
32. Clare Kummer Clare Kummer Writer, Harmony at Home Composer, songwriter ("Dearie"), playwright Plays: "and author, educated at the Packer Institute and in private music study. She wrote the Broadway stage scores for "90 in the Shade", "One Kiss", "Annie Dear", "Madame Pompadour", and "The Three Waltzes". Joining ASCAP in 1934, her chief musical collaborators included Sigmund Romberg and Jerome Kern...
33. Martin Flavin Martin Flavin Writer, The Big House Playwright Martin Flavin was born in San Francisco and moved with his mother to Chicago at an early age when his father died. He attended college there and took an interest in dramatics. Upon graduation he got a job on a newspaper and supplemented his income by writing short stories for magazines. He...
34. Mary Jepp Mary Jepp Actress, The Evil Eye
35. Saul Alinsky Saul Alinsky Self, Mobilizing the Poor
36. Ann Delikat Ann Delikat Actress, Folies Bergère de Paris
37. Stephen Paylow Stephen Paylow Actor, Beaver Gets 'Spelled'
38. Helen Wills Helen Wills Self, Barrier Busters
39. Joseph McNamara Joseph McNamara Self, Hooked: Illegal Drugs & How They Got That Way - Opium, Morphine, and Heroin
40. Helen Meinardi Helen Meinardi Writer, I Met Him in Paris
41. Cordiner Nelson Cordiner Nelson Self, Salute
42. Jean Dale Jean Dale Actress, Missing Witnesses
43. Edwin Layton Edwin Layton Actor, Big Jim McLain
44. Speirs Ruskell Speirs Ruskell Actor, Dark Victory
45. Florence Yoch Florence Yoch Art Department, Gone with the Wind
46. Eric Berne Eric Berne Actor, The Commune
47. Lucille Cavanaugh Lucille Cavanaugh Actress, Leave It to Me
48. Alan Marcus Alan Marcus Writer, The Marauders
49. Robert Welles Ritchie Robert Welles Ritchie Writer, Cross Breed
50. Jimmy Hatlo Jimmy Hatlo Writer, Little Iodine Born in Providence, Rhode Island, cartoonist Jimmy Hatlo is most famous for his cartoon strip "Little Iodine", which was a spin-off from another of his comic strips, "They'll Do It Every Time". Originally a sports cartoonist for the San Francisco Call-Bulletin, he left that field in 1929 and began the strip "They'll Do It Every Time"...
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