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1. Ward Bond Ward Bond Actor, It's a Wonderful Life Gruff, burly American character actor. Born in 1903 in Benkelman, Nebraska (confirmed by Social Security records; sources stating 1905 or Denver, Colorado are in error.) Bond grew up in Denver, the son of a lumberyard worker. He attended the University of Southern California, where he got work as an...
2. Larry Hagman Larry Hagman Actor, Primary Colors The son of a legendary actress (Mary Martin) and a district attorney, Larry Martin Hagman was born on September 21, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas. After his parents' divorce, he moved to Los Angeles, California to live with his grandmother. When he was 12, his grandmother died and he moved back to his mother's place...
3. Greer Garson Greer Garson Actress, Mrs. Miniver Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson was born on September 29, 1904 in London, England, to Nancy Sophia (Greer) and George Garson, a commercial clerk. She was of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. Her childhood was a normal if not non-descript life. Greer showed no early signs of interest in becoming an actress...
4. August Schellenberg August Schellenberg Actor, The New World
5. John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy Self, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last rites five times...
6. Henry Calvin Henry Calvin Actor, Babes in Toyland
7. Michael O'Shea Michael O'Shea Actor, Lady of Burlesque His five brothers all became policemen, encouraged on by their father, but Hartford-born Irish-American Michael O'Shea defied family tradition and turned to acting. Born on March 17, 1906, Michael dropped out of school at age 12 and went the vaudeville route, touring with his boxing idol Jack Johnson's show...
8. L.M. Kit Carson L.M. Kit Carson Writer, Paris, Texas L.M. Kit Carson was a talented and versatile Texan writer, actor and producer whose career has taken a diverse and always interesting course. He was born in Dallas, to Louise (Roche) and Minor Lee Carson. His first appearance was the lead in the acclaimed David Holzman's Diary (1967). He moved into writing...
9. Lily Pons Lily Pons Soundtrack, Hitting a New High Of Italian and French ancestry, the famed coloratura was born Alice Josephine Pons near Cannes, France in 1898. She studied the piano as a child and entered the Paris Conservatoire at age 13. Fragile health and the outbreak of World War I interrupted her education. She began appearing again in ingenue roles in the ensuing years...
10. Virginia Gumm Virginia Gumm Self, La Fiesta de Santa Barbara
11. John Gary John Gary Self, Episode dated 30 March 1968 Composer and singer; started as vocalist with Don McNeill's 'Breakfast Club' for two years. He was a salvage diver, and later a New Orleans radio singer, featured also in night clubs. He has made many records. He joined ASCAP in 1960 and composed: "Life of My Life"; "Forget It"; "Where Did You Go Last Night?"; and "Possom Song"...
12. Bill Thurman Bill Thurman Actor, Close Encounters of the Third Kind Character actor Bill Thurman was born on November 4, 1920 in Texas. A large, rugged, stocky man with a hard, lined, puffy face, a deep, twangy, amicable voice, a strong, bulky build, and a charmingly low-key and down-to-earth unaffected natural screen presence, Thurman often portrayed police officers...
13. Lee Harvey Oswald Lee Harvey Oswald Writer, Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? Alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy, son of Marguerite Frances Claverie Oswald. He never knew his father, Robert Edward Lee Oswald, who had died 2 months before his birth of a heart attack. Oswald had 1 older full brother and another half-brother (from his mother's first marriage). Young Oswald was placed in a Lutheran orphanage at the age of 3...
14. Mickey Mantle Mickey Mantle Self, Safe at Home! Mickey Charles Mantle was born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, on October 20, 1931, the son of a minor-league player who never made it to the big leagues and named him after Major Leaguer Mickey Cochrane. Mickey's father and grandfather -- who also never made it to the majors -- taught him how to play baseball, but more importantly also taught him how to be a switch-hitter...
15. Meri Welles Meri Welles Actress, The Pink Panther
16. Pat Summerall Pat Summerall Self, The Replacements
17. Jessie Lee Fulton Jessie Lee Fulton Actress, Paper Moon
18. Helena Humann Helena Humann Actress, The Last Picture Show
19. The Stick The Stick Self, Hurry-Up
20. Robert Magruder Robert Magruder Self, Episode #9.1
21. S.F. Brownrigg S.F. Brownrigg Director, The Forgotten Do-It-Yourself Texas regional independent filmmaker S.F. Brownrigg might have only made a handful of highly distinctive and peculiar low-budget horror exploitation pictures, but he nonetheless carved out his own singular little niche with his small, yet unique and impressive body of cinematic work. His films are distinguished by a bleak...
22. Richard Condon Richard Condon Writer, Prizzi's Honor
23. Jack Ruby Jack Ruby Uncategorised
24. E.E. Fogelson E.E. Fogelson Actor, Pepe
25. Christopher Lance Christopher Lance Actor, The Young & the Hung
26. Martin Jurow Martin Jurow Producer, Breakfast at Tiffany's
27. Andy Irons Andy Irons Self, Blue Horizon
28. Lynn Mathis Lynn Mathis Actor, The Life of David Gale
29. Paula McClure Paula McClure Actress, Total Recall Born in Midland, Paula McClure moved to Dallas as a young child. Her television debut came at age 11, when she began making regular appearances on a weekly WFAA children's program called Gunnysack. She graduated from Kimball High School in 1980 and began her broadcast career in Dallas working as an...
30. Terry Lofton Terry Lofton Producer, The Nail Gun Massacre
31. Gordon McLendon Gordon McLendon Producer, Victory
32. Tom Landry Tom Landry Self, Super Bowl XXXIII
33. Alice Lon Alice Lon Self, The Lawrence Welk Show
34. Herbie Kaye Herbie Kaye Self, I'm Looking Out the Window
35. Abraham Zapruder Abraham Zapruder Director, The Zapruder Film - Now on Blu-Ray!
36. Johnnie Taylor Johnnie Taylor Soundtrack, Bedazzled
37. Chip Moody Chip Moody Actor, Talk Radio Moody obtained a broadcasting degree from Baylor University. He was the only person to anchor the news at three Dallas-Fort Worth network affiliates: KXAS-TV (Channel 5), 1971-80; KDFW-TV (Channel 4), 1980-84; WFAA-TV (Channel 8), 1987-99. He also worked at KWTX-TV in Waco (1968-70); at the ABC affiliate in El Paso (1970-71)...
38. Bill McGhee Bill McGhee Actor, The Forgotten
39. Carroll Shelby Carroll Shelby Self, Ford Mustang
40. Judge Henry Dupree Judge Henry Dupree Actor, The Killer Shrews Mr. Judge Henry Dupree was born in Dallas, Texas to the parentage of William and Sadye Watson Dupree. He was the youngest of three children. His brother is Alfred "Big Al" Dupree who was a famous musician and appeared in several movies. His oldest sibling was Sadye Gee; a school teacher in Dallas. His nephew is Clayton Claridy who appeared in Open Mike Night.
41. Paul Harber Paul Harber Actor, The Kidnappers
42. Spencer Prokop Spencer Prokop Writer, Kodomo no omocha
43. Denise Lynne Roberts Denise Lynne Roberts Stunts, Forrest Gump
44. Clarence Stroud Clarence Stroud Actor, Twincuplets
45. John Leipold John Leipold Music Department, Stagecoach
46. Russ Marker Russ Marker Actor, Night Fright
47. Helen Hovey Helen Hovey Actress, The Sadist
48. Willie Hutch Willie Hutch Soundtrack, Precious Extremely talented, versatile and ambitious R&B singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Willie Hutch was born as Willie McKinley Hutchison on December 6, 1944 in Los Angeles. Willie grew up in Dallas, Texas and sang in the doo-wop group the Ambassadors as a teenager. Following graduation from Booker T...
49. Tommy McFarland Tommy McFarland Actor, Forgotten Babies
50. Tony Bolano Tony Bolano Actor, Bad Boys
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