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1. 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...
2. Greer Garson Greer Garson Actress, Mrs. Miniver Greer Garson was working at an advertising agency at age 24, when she decided to start a career as a full-time actor. While playing in "Old Music" in London, she was discovered by MGM's Louis B. Mayer who gave her a contract the following day. Her first part was in Goodbye, Mr. Chips, which gave her an Oscar nomination for best actress...
3. 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...
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. Michael O'Shea Michael O'Shea Actor, Lady of Burlesque His five brothers all became policemen, encouraged on by their obstinate father, but Hartford-born Irish-American Michael O'Shea defied tradition and turned to acting. Born in 1906, he dropped out of school at age 12 and went the vaudeville route, touring with his boxing idol Jack Johnson's show...
7. Virginia Gumm Virginia Gumm Self, La Fiesta de Santa Barbara
8. Henry Calvin Henry Calvin Actor, Babes in Toyland
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Helena Humann Helena Humann Actress, The Last Picture Show
13. Jack Ruby Jack Ruby Uncategorised
14. 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...
15. E.E. Fogelson E.E. Fogelson Actor, Pepe
16. Pat Summerall Pat Summerall Self, The Replacements
17. Jessie Lee Fulton Jessie Lee Fulton Actress, Paper Moon
18. 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...
19. Meri Welles Meri Welles Actress, The Pink Panther
20. Richard Condon Richard Condon Writer, Prizzi's Honor
21. Martin Jurow Martin Jurow Producer, Breakfast at Tiffany's
22. Christopher Lance Christopher Lance Actor, Inch by Inch
23. Carroll Shelby Carroll Shelby Self, Ford Mustang
24. E. Pierce Marshall E. Pierce Marshall Uncategorised
25. Helen Hovey Helen Hovey Actress, The Sadist
26. Andy Irons Andy Irons Self, Blue Horizon
27. 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"...
28. Cliff Palette Cliff Palette Self, Cliff Palate at AVN
29. Gordon McLendon Gordon McLendon Producer, Victory
30. Johnnie Taylor Johnnie Taylor Soundtrack, Bedazzled
31. Clarence Stroud Clarence Stroud Actor, Twincuplets
32. 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...
33. Texie Waterman Texie Waterman Self, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
34. Joan Barton Joan Barton Actress, Angel and the Badman
35. Irven Spence Irven Spence Animation Department, Wizards
36. Abraham Zapruder Abraham Zapruder Director, Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination
37. 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...
38. Vince Davis Vince Davis Actor, Problem Child Vince Davis is an accomplished actor of film, screen and stage with complete formal training from Southern Methodist University's (SMU) Professional Acting Program. His film and television work extends across such series as "Dallas" (1986-87) (TV), "Bad Girls" (1994), "Wishbone" (1995) (TV) and several episodes on "Walker...
39. Lynn Mathis Lynn Mathis Actor, The Life of David Gale
40. Tommy McFarland Tommy McFarland Actor, Forgotten Babies
41. Bill McGhee Bill McGhee Actor, The Forgotten
42. Tony Bolano Tony Bolano Actor, Bad Boys
43. Tom Landry Tom Landry Self, Super Bowl XXXI
44. 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.
45. Fritz Von Erich Fritz Von Erich Self, World Pro Wrestling TV
46. Spencer Prokop Spencer Prokop Writer, Kodomo no omocha
47. Denise Lynne Roberts Denise Lynne Roberts Stunts, Forrest Gump
48. Lord Alfred Hayes Lord Alfred Hayes Actor, Episode #1.4 Beginning his wrestling career in 1950 in the United Kingdom as "Judo" Al Hayes, the man who later became known as "Lord Alfred Hayes" joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1982 and retired from active wrestling in 1983. Not one to leave the wrestling business, Hayes became a commentator for the...
49. Terry Lofton Terry Lofton Producer, The Nail Gun Massacre
50. Esther Benson Esther Benson Actress, The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains
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