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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." Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years in Bristol would have been an ordinary lower-middle-class childhood...
2. Buddy Holly Buddy Holly Soundtrack, Big Fish
3. Ritchie Valens Ritchie Valens Soundtrack, Grease
4. James G. Becker James G. Becker Actor, Star Trek: The Next Generation James G. Becker (15 March 1966 - 5 December 2014; age 48) was a former background actor who appeared as the Starfleet officer known behind the scenes as Ensign Youngblood throughout the first three seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation. He also worked as a stand-in on the series. Hailing from a small farming community in Oswego...
5. The Big Bopper The Big Bopper Soundtrack, American Graffiti
6. Gene Blakely Gene Blakely Actor, The Prisoner of Second Avenue
7. Jane Gilbert Jane Gilbert Actress, Alex in Wonderland
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. Paul Gray Paul Gray Soundtrack, Resident Evil
10. Karl King Karl King Soundtrack, Water for Elephants
11. 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...
12. Vince St. Cyr Vince St. Cyr Actor, I Will Fight No More Forever William Vincent St.Cyr, or Vince was born on the Winnebago Indian Reservation on the Eastern banks of the Missouri River in Nebraska. In 1950, he entered the United States Marine Corps where he served in Korea during the Korean conflict. During his service, he was awarded the Bronze Star, the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Ribbon as well as other medals and citations...
13. Dale White Dale White Actor, The Jack Benny Program
14. 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...
15. Archie Leonard Archie Leonard Actor, Mrs. Mike
16. Marcel De la Brosse Marcel De la Brosse Actor, Dear Brigitte
17. Russell S. Doughten Jr. Russell S. Doughten Jr. Producer, The Prodigal Planet 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...
18. Jordan Schmidt Jordan Schmidt Actor, Children of the Corn
19. Denny Gable Denny Gable Self, Pumping Iron
20. Roland Schlotzhauer Roland Schlotzhauer Camera and Electrical Department, C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America
21. Richard Warren Richard Warren Actor, The Rawhide Trail 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...
22. Lois Rayman Lois Rayman Actress, Pillow Talk
23. 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...
24. Daniel E. Kelley Daniel E. Kelley Soundtrack, My Own Private Idaho
25. Glen Buxton Glen Buxton Soundtrack, Scream
26. Babe Towne Babe Towne Self, World Series Baseball Game
27. 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...
28. Martha Thimmesch Martha Thimmesch Actress, The Day Lincoln Was Shot
29. Bobby Beers Bobby Beers Actor, South of Santa Fe
30. Burt Merema Burt Merema Self, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century The son of Samuel L. and Grace A. (Smith) Merema, Bert S. Merema (credited as Burt) was a tractor and automobile hobbyist and Crosley car expert, leading to his appearance in "Powel Crosley and the 20th Century". Early in his working career, Bert was employed at Earl Hill's Garage in Albany and hauled milk...
31. Julie Noble Julie Noble Actress, Mischief
32. Frank Conroy Frank Conroy Self, Stone Reader
33. Adela Jaloma Adela Jaloma Actress, La vuelta del ruiseñor
34. Hick Cady Hick Cady Self, 1915 World's Championship Series
35. Patrick Gouran Patrick Gouran Actor, The Final Season
36. 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)...
37. Frederick S. Clarke Frederick S. Clarke
38. Kevin Marxen Kevin Marxen Actor, University Heights
39. Sylvia Liggett Sylvia Liggett Actress, Thousands Cheer
40. Richard Bissell Richard Bissell Writer, The Pajama Game
41. Cathy Chaney Cathy Chaney Actress, University Heights
42. Clarence Slifer Clarence Slifer Special Effects, Duel in the Sun
43. Gene Baker Gene Baker Self, 1955 MLB All-Star Game
44. Bill Sackter Bill Sackter Self, A Friend Indeed: The Bill Sackter Story
45. Francis Perry Elliott Francis Perry Elliott Writer, Pals First
46. Earl Caddock Earl Caddock Actor, Stecher-Caddock Wrestling Match
47. Ed Hahn Ed Hahn Self, World Series Baseball Game
48. Ethel Dovey Ethel Dovey Actress, Thus Saith the Lord
49. Guy M. Gillette Guy M. Gillette Actor, Advise & Consent Guy M. Gillette served as a United States Senator from Iowa as a Democrat. He was appointed to fill an unexpired term in 1936 was re-elected in 1938 and defeated in 1944. He then came back in 1948 and was elected again, but was defeated for re-election in 1954 as a Democrat.
50. Frank Gotch Frank Gotch Self, Gotch-Zbyszko World's Championship Wrestling Match
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