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1. Cary Grant Cary Grant Actor, North by Northwest Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant," Grant is said to have replied, "So would I." His early years in Bristol, England, would have been an ordinary lower-middle-class childhood except for one extraordinary event. At age nine, he came home from school one day and was told his mother had gone off to a seaside resort...
2. Ritchie Valens Ritchie Valens Soundtrack, Grease
3. Buddy Holly Buddy Holly Soundtrack, Big Fish
4. The Big Bopper The Big Bopper Soundtrack, La Bamba
5. Jane Gilbert Jane Gilbert Actress, Alex in Wonderland
6. Gene Blakely Gene Blakely Actor, The Prisoner of Second Avenue
7. Paul Gray Paul Gray Soundtrack, Resident Evil
8. Rocky Marciano Rocky Marciano Self, The Super Fight Rocky Marciano was the only undefeated boxing champion in any weight division (until Joe Calzaghe retired 46-0 in 2009). At the end of his career he was 49-0, with 43 of his victories coming by knockouts. Rocky made his boxing debut in 1947 at the age of 24 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, by knocking out Lee Epperson in the third round...
9. Jordan Schmidt Jordan Schmidt Actor, Children of the Corn
10. Russell S. Doughten Jr. Russell S. Doughten Jr. Producer, Happiness Is... Born and raised in Iowa, Russell S. Doughten Jr. was interested in dramatics as a boy and yet never looked upon it as a profession. But while attending Drake University on an athletic scholarship, his interest in dramatics grew and, following a World War II Navy stint, he returned to Drake to study acting and directing...
11. Michael Cornelison Michael Cornelison Actor, The Woman in the Room Michael Cornelison began his professional career as an actor in 1967, at the age of fifteen, appearing in a series of educational shorts for Coronet Films. In 1974, Michael co-starred with Cliff Robertson and Robert Preston in the ABC-TV movie, My Father's House. In 1978, Cornelison returned to Los Angeles for an extended run...
12. Vince St. Cyr Vince St. Cyr Actor, I Will Fight No More Forever
13. Greg McClure Greg McClure Actor, Thunder in the Pines He fit the "tall, dark and handsome" Hollywood prototype beautifully and while the solidly built Greg McClure made a robust dent in Hollywood films after a "Cinderella Man" breakthrough toward the end of WWII, his name would be quickly forgotten following his early retirement. He was born Dale D'Orr on April 5...
14. Von Dexter Von Dexter Composer, House on Haunted Hill Von Dexter was born 9 December 1912 in Aurora, Illinois. He later moved to Chicago where his professional music career began while still at school playing in Chicago bars and night clubs. After gaining a music degree at USC he settled in California and became West Coast MD for NBC. From 1952 he was MD for Ralph Edwards' 'This Is Your Life' and scored episodes of several TV series...
15. Dale White Dale White Actor, Hal March Show
16. Glen Buxton Glen Buxton Soundtrack, Scream
17. Marcel De la Brosse Marcel De la Brosse Actor, Dear Brigitte
18. Mary Jane Jordan Mary Jane Jordan Self, Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern
19. Richard Warren Richard Warren Actor, Dutch George Marold Glaspey was the son of Wallace Henry and Alice Lorinda (DeBrie) Glaspey and brother to Mrs. Betty Letts and Mrs. Leta Mae Seaton, both of the Iowa City area. "Timer" grew up in Hills, Johnson County, Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1941 with a degree in speech and drama. After World War II where he worked as a quartermaster for the U.S...
20. Lew Fonseca Lew Fonseca Director, Touching All Bases A major league baseball player for 12 seasons, he won the American League batting title as a first baseman in 1929 - the highlight of a career plagued by injuries. Starting out as a second baseman with the Cincinnati Reds, his life took a surprising turn after joining the Cleveland Indians when his baseball career crossed paths with the developing motion picture industry...
21. Martha Thimmesch Martha Thimmesch Actress, The Day Lincoln Was Shot
22. Grenville Dodge Grenville Dodge Self, Major-General Dodge and Staff
23. Leslie Marsh Leslie Marsh Cinematographer, Being Dad
24. Patrick Gouran Patrick Gouran Actor, The Final Season
25. Thomas Gifford Thomas Gifford Writer, Dirty Tricks Won awards at Harvard for creative writing; worked at The Sun Newspaper and The Guthrie; won Putnam's prize for best first novel (The Wind Chill Factor). From Dubuque, Iowa, after graduating from college he moved to the Twin Cities, MN where he and his wife, Kari Sandven, had two children (Thomas Eaton...
26. C. Thomas Cunliffe C. Thomas Cunliffe Actor, On the Right Track
27. Roland Schlotzhauer Roland Schlotzhauer Camera and Electrical Department, C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America
28. Richard Bissell Richard Bissell Writer, The Pajama Game
29. Daniel E. Kelley Daniel E. Kelley Soundtrack, My Own Private Idaho
30. Archer MacMackin Archer MacMackin Director, Skipper Simpson's Daughter
31. Clarence Slifer Clarence Slifer Special Effects, Duel in the Sun
32. Hick Cady Hick Cady Self, 1915 World's Championship Series
33. Ethel Dovey Ethel Dovey Actress, Thus Saith the Lord
34. Frank Gotch Frank Gotch Self, Gotch-Zbyszko World's Championship Wrestling Match
35. Mrs. Joseph E. DeFore Mrs. Joseph E. DeFore Self, Don DeFore
36. Pete Boughn Pete Boughn Actor, Home at Last
37. Bobby Beers Bobby Beers Actor, South of Santa Fe
38. George S. Mickelson George S. Mickelson Thanks, Dances with Wolves
39. Karl King Karl King Soundtrack, Water for Elephants
40. Sylvia Liggett Sylvia Liggett Actress, Thousands Cheer
41. Jane Margaret Truesdell Jane Margaret Truesdell Actress, Thus Saith the Lord A 1933 graduate of Drake University,with a joint major of music and journalism Jane Margaret Truesdell married Earl Canady, the owner of a gas station and spent the first years of her marriage helping him in his business and raising five children. However, she continued to write, and subsequently (1958)...
42. Gwen Anderson Gwen Anderson Actress, Till Death Do Us Part
43. Marcia Blakesley Marcia Blakesley Actress, Shadow of a Starless Night
44. B.A. Nevius B.A. Nevius Uncategorised
45. Archie Leonard Archie Leonard Actor, Mrs. Mike
46. Cathy Chaney Cathy Chaney Actress, University Heights
47. James Van Allen James Van Allen Self, Giants
48. Gene Baker Gene Baker Self, Game 6
49. Babe Towne Babe Towne Self, World Series Baseball Game
50. Sherman Pendergarst Sherman Pendergarst Self, UFC 65: Bad Intentions
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