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1. James Avery James Avery Actor, The Prince of Egypt Although best known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, James Avery is a classically trained actor and scholar. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, he joined the US Navy after graduating high school and served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. Upon leaving the military...
2. Billy Barty Billy Barty Actor, Willow Billy Barty was born William John Bertanzetti on October 25, 1924 in Millsboro, Pennsylvania. He began performing at age three and began making pictures in 1927. He played Mickey Rooney's little brother in the "Mickey McGuire" comedy shorts series. He was equally adept in both comedy and drama, and generally gives an added zest to any production he is associated with...
3. Vic Tayback Vic Tayback Actor, Bullitt
4. Burt Mustin Burt Mustin Actor, Cat Ballou Burt Mustin was a salesman most of his life, but got his first taste of show business as the host of a weekly radio variety show on KDKA Pittsburgh in 1921. He appeared onstage in "Detective Story" at Sombrero Playhouse in Phoenix Arizona, and played the janitor in the movie version, (Detective Story)...
5. Mike Mazurki Mike Mazurki Actor, Some Like It Hot With an intimidating face like craggy granite and a towering 6'5" solid frame, Mike Mazurki (born Mikhail Mazurski) was one of cinema's first serial thugs and specialized in playing strongarm men, gangsters and bullies for over 50 years on screen. Nearly always portrayed as a lowbrow muscle, in real life Mazurski was highly intelligent...
6. Meg Wyllie Meg Wyllie Actress, General Hospital
7. Ray Combs Ray Combs Self, Family Challenge
8. Betty Compson Betty Compson Actress, The Docks of New York A mining engineer's daughter, blond, blue-eyed Betty Compson began in show business playing violin in a Salt Lake City vaudeville establishment for $15 a week. Following that, she went on tour, accompanied by her mother, with an act called 'the Vagabond Violinist'. Aged eighteen, she appeared on Alexander Pantages Theatre Circuit...
9. Doris Packer Doris Packer Actress, Shampoo Prime character actress Doris Packer has one of those glowering faces you know you've seen time and time again but just can't seem to place. Close your eyes, however, and that bosom-heavy voice of hers is absolutely unmistakable. Found amid plush settings and usually the owner of the bluest blood in town...
10. Gloria Talbott Gloria Talbott Actress, All That Heaven Allows Gloria Talbott was born in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, a city co-founded by her grandfather. Growing up in the shadows of the Hollywood studios, her interests inevitably turned to acting, with the result that she participated in school plays and landed small parts in films such as "Maytime" (1937)...
11. James MacDonald James MacDonald Actor, Cinderella
12. James O'Hara James O'Hara Actor, The Quiet Man
13. John Hamilton John Hamilton Actor, The Maltese Falcon Burly, stentorian-voiced John Hamilton, worked on Broadway and in touring theatrical companies for many years prior to his 1930 film debut. He was in the original Broadway company of "Seventh Heaven" and would appear in the film remake (Seventh Heaven) in 1937. For Warner Bros, he starred with Donald Meek in a series of short mysteries based on S.S. Van Dine stories...
14. Joe Maross Joe Maross Actor, Elmer Gantry
15. Besedka Johnson Besedka Johnson Actress, Starlet
16. Minerva Urecal Minerva Urecal Actress, 7 Faces of Dr. Lao A stage actress, Urecal made her screen debut in 1934. For the remainder of her career and two hundred plus movies, she played cleaning women, landladies, shopkeepers and the like. She was known as a Marjorie Main type actress and later went on to a career in television playing in such shows as "Tugboat Annie" and "Peter Gunn." Minerva claimed her name was an amalgam of her hometown...
17. Harold Switzer Harold Switzer Actor, Two Too Young
18. Merie Earle Merie Earle Actress, Fatso
19. Clarence Nash Clarence Nash Actor, The Three Caballeros
20. Karen ffolkes Karen ffolkes Actress, Most Wanted
21. Robert Knapp Robert Knapp Actor, Gunmen from Laredo
22. J.D. Peralta J.D. Peralta Miscellaneous Crew, Once More, with Feeling
23. Leonard Strong Leonard Strong Actor, Shane
24. Paul 'Mousie' Garner Paul 'Mousie' Garner Actor, Cheech and Chong's Next Movie Mousie Garner, also known as "The Grand Old Man Of Vaudeville", was a legendary comedian-musician and a true national treasure. He was literally the final performing headliner from the glory days of vaudeville, and the last surviving member of comedian Ted Healy's Stooges. Working right up to his death...
25. Connie Cezon Connie Cezon Actress, Corny Casanovas
26. Lucille Norman Lucille Norman Actress, Carson City Lucille Norman was a professional singer first and then transfered over to films in mostly second female leads except with "Randolph Scott" in "Carson City" in 1952 where she played his leading lady. Soon after she retired from movies and later in life she became the companion and part-owner/saleswoman of "Charles Crenshaw Piano Store" in Burbank, California.
27. Billy Beck Billy Beck Actor, Just Like Heaven
28. Arthur Lubin Arthur Lubin Director, Phantom of the Opera A graduate of Carnegie Tech, Arthur Lubin entered films as an actor in the 1920s, and after appearing in many films turned to directing in 1934, mainly for Universal. His forte was light comedy, but he helmed many different types of pictures for the studio. Lubin was the director Universal entrusted with its new comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello; he didn't let the studio down...
29. Leo White Leo White Actor, Blood and Sand Leo White started in comedy on the boards of English music hall in the late 1890's. He accompanied theatrical producer Daniel Frohman (later a partner of Adolph Zukor in Famous Players Lasky) to Hollywood in 1910. From 1914, he appeared in Essanay comedies and filmed the 'Sweedie' series with Wallace Beery...
30. Vic Dunlop Vic Dunlop Actor, Breakfast of Aliens
31. Mildred Shay Mildred Shay Actress, Little Shop of Horrors Mildreds star shone for what seemed like a split second and yet she knew everybody in town and the whole of tinsel town knew Mildred Shay. Adrian, Hollywoods premiere costumer made all her gowns and a pair of false breasts. She worked with, and unlike the rest of Hollywood got on with Joan Crawford despite the fact that as Helene...
32. Hobart Bosworth Hobart Bosworth Actor, The Big Parade Hobart Bosworth--pioneering movie director, writer, producer and actor--was born Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth on August 11, 1867, in Marietta, OH. He was a direct descendant of Miles Standish and John and Priscilla Alden on his father's side and of New York's Van Zandt family, the first Dutch settlers to land in the New World, on his mother's side. Bosworth was always proud of his lineage...
33. Robert Adler Robert Adler Actor, Journey to the Center of the Earth
34. Joe Grant Joe Grant Writer, Mulan
35. Florence Marly Florence Marly Actress, Tokyo Joe Alluring Czech-born actress Florence Marly, of Slavic descent, initially expressed interest in becoming an opera singer. At age 18, however, she was discovered by the 33-year-old renown French director Pierre Chenal while a student of art and literature at the Sorbonne. He put her almost immediately into his film _L'alibi (1937)_ and her film career was born...
36. Delmar Watson Delmar Watson Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
37. Erville Alderson Erville Alderson Actor, Sergeant York A character actor whose film career spanned from Hollywood's Silent Era until the 1950s. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 11, 1882, Erville would start his film career in 1918 at the age of 36 in Her Man. Film pioneer D.W. Griffith utilized Erville in many of his films, including 1924's America and Isn't Life Wonderful...
38. Mary Kornman Mary Kornman Actress, The Desert Trail Born in Idaho in 1915, perky blonde Mary Kornman's acting career began at age five. She made her "name" as the cute, spunky little girl in the 1920s' "Our Gang" shorts, and was often paired with Mickey Daniels. The two returned to the screen as a pair again several years after leaving the "Rascals"...
39. Charles Ward Charles Ward Actor, Staying Alive Chuck was an easy-going, extroverted person with an outrageous and creative wit. He attended Downey Senior High, Downey, CA from which he graduated in 1970. He was a member of the Houston Ballet, Houston, TX, and a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, New York, NY.
40. Rex Evans Rex Evans Actor, The Philadelphia Story
41. Paul J. Smith Paul J. Smith Composer, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Paul was the son of J.J. Smith, who was a professor at the College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho in the early 1900's. It was a very musical family. Father J J composed a number of songs for the College. Paul became music director for Disney. His brother Arthur also became a studio musician and played on films and TV shows.
42. Rosemary La Planche Rosemary La Planche Actress, Strangler of the Swamp Back in the days, winning the title of "Miss America" sometimes provided a springboard to Hollywood and a film career as a leading lady. This was certainly true in the case of California-born Rosemary La Planche. Born on October 11, 1923, in the Southern California city of Glendale, Rosemary and her older sister Louise La Planche (by four years) both expressed a desire to perform as children...
43. Marc Davis Marc Davis Animation Department, Cinderella
44. Erle C. Kenton Erle C. Kenton Director, Island of Lost Souls Erle C. Kenton entered films as an actor with the Mack Sennett troupe (he was one of the original Keystone Kops). In addition to acting, he performed pretty much any kind of behind-the-scenes job he could get, and by 1919 Sennett gave him a job directing two-reel comedies. The next year he graduated to features...
45. Alec Craig Alec Craig Actor, National Velvet
46. Leota Lane Leota Lane Actress, Three Hollywood Girls
47. Candice Daly Candice Daly Actress, After Death
48. Jack Kinney Jack Kinney Director, Dumbo
49. Lloyd Nelson Lloyd Nelson Miscellaneous Crew, Unforgiven Born and raised in Minneapolis, Lloyd Nelson also went to radio school there. He worked at a few stations in the mid-south and in the Twin Cities market before he was drafted; he later (1953) came out to Hollywood using the G.I. Bill to attend the Pasadena Playhouse. He made his movie debut in a small...
50. Lux Interior Lux Interior Soundtrack, The Social Network Erick Lee Purkhiser, better known as his stage name Lux Interior was born on October 21st, 1948 in Stow, Ohio. He grew up enamored with the culture of the 1950s. In particular he loved Rockabilly music, EC Horror comic books and B-movies. As a child he was drawn to the antics of the early 60s Cleveland horror host Goulardi...
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