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1. Patricia Ellis Patricia Ellis Actress, Block-Heads Patricia Ellis called herself "the Queen of B pictures at Warner Brothers". With only three years of theatrical experience in New York under her belt, she started in films in 1932. Alongside other ladies considered to have potential (such as Ginger Rogers and Mary Carlisle), Patricia was selected as a WAMPAS (Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers) baby star...
2. Owen Hart Owen Hart Self, Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows Owen Hart was one of twelve children from a legendary Canadian wrestling family. His brother Bret is also one of the most well known wrestlers of all time. Owen was one of the best wrestlers in the business and his major accomplishments include being the 1994 King of the Ring, former Intercontinental Champion(2)...
3. Leroy 'Satchel' Paige Leroy 'Satchel' Paige Writer, Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige
4. DeWolf Hopper Sr. DeWolf Hopper Sr. Actor, Don Quixote Best-known for performing the most popular baseball poem, "Casey at the Bat." Filmed as one of the first talkies, 5 years before The Jazz Singer, Casey at the Bat, was included in Ken Burns' Baseball. Hopper, a fervent New York Giant fan, first performed the then-unknown poem to the Giants and Chicago Cubs...
5. Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman Self, Universal Newsreel
6. Muriel Finley Muriel Finley Actress, Sin Takes a Holiday
7. Peg Hillias Peg Hillias Actress, A Streetcar Named Desire
8. Fats Waller Fats Waller Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Thomas Waller was born in 1904. He was one of the most important pianist in the history of jazz. He studied piano with James P. Johnson, one of the masters of the stride piano in the 1920s. Fats began recording his first piano solos in 1923. He worked in the revue "Hot Chocolates" in the late 1920s as a composer...
9. B.B. Andersen B.B. Andersen Self, Survivor
10. Dennis Allen Dennis Allen Actor, The Leslie Uggams Show
11. Eddie Foy Eddie Foy Actor, A Favorite Fool American stage actor, musical comedy star, and vaudevillian who was a legendary figure of his time and who fathered a family of performers who went on to notable careers in motion pictures. Born Edward Fitzgerald at 23 8th Avenue in New York City, March 9, 1856, to an Irish-immigrant tailor, Richard Fitzgerald...
12. Myra Taylor Myra Taylor Actress, Suspect Myra's family moved when she a child to Kansas City, Missouri. At age 14, she got her start as a dancer then as a singer in the area of 12th and Vine and later 18th and Vine. In 1937 she moved to Chicago but returned to Kansas City in 1940 where she joined Harlan Leonard's band. After a lengthy NY engagement at Harlem's Golden Gate Ballroom...
13. Mac Dre Mac Dre Actor, Cutting Room!
14. Jan Tice Jan Tice Actress, Midnight Cowboy
15. Doug Scott Doug Scott Actor, The Day After Doug Scott lived in Kansas City, MO all his life. He attended Catholic Schools. It was during this time he became an actor. After a very short stint in acting, Doug Scott attended and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In addition to his two (TV Movie) acting credits, he appeared in many national and local (Kansas City) T.V...
16. Buck O'Neil Buck O'Neil Self, Crossing White Lines As a boy near Sarasota, Florida, Buck O'Neil hung around the New York Yankees spring training camps, and occasionally would be allowed inside to see them play. However, as a young black boy in 1920s America, O'Neil had no chance to play baseball in the major leagues. Nevertheless, he started out as a first baseman with the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro Leagues...
17. Al Christy Al Christy Actor, When Harry Met Sally...
18. T. Max Graham T. Max Graham Actor, Eraserhead T Max Graham's broad range and distinctive voice have served him well over the years. His motion picture career began with David Lynch's cult classic Eraserhead and has continued through director Kevin Willmott's upcoming independent feature Bunker Hill, in which Max appears alongside James McDaniel (NYPD Blue) and Saeed Jaffrey (Gandhi)...
19. Myrtle Vail Myrtle Vail Actress, The Little Shop of Horrors
20. Milton Abel Milton Abel Actor, Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
21. Byron Shores Byron Shores Actor, The Major and the Minor
22. Art Ellison Art Ellison Actor, Carnival of Souls Art Ellison was born in 1899 in Potsdam, New York, and moved in 1914 with his family to Kansas City, Missouri. At the age of 18, he went to work at the Kansas City Power and Light Company (KCP&L) where he was employed in the credit department until he retired in 1966. Ellison got his first acting role in 1924...
23. Don Roberts Don Roberts Actor, Ghost-Town Gold
24. Maria P. Williams Maria P. Williams Director, Flames of Wrath Maria P. Williams was a Kansas City schoolteacher who entered the political arena in the 1890s as a lecturer who traveled through the state of Kansas giving speeches for political candidates and delivering lectures on the "topics of the day." From 1891 to 1894, she was editor-in-chief of a weekly newspaper in Kansas City...
25. Jay McShann Jay McShann Soundtrack, American Splendor Blues musician Jay McShann was born in Muskogee, OK, in 1916. As a young man he taught himself to play the piano. At 20 years of age he moved to Kansas City, MO, and secured gigs playing in the city's jazz clubs and lounges. He normally played with a quartet, but in 1938 he expanded that to a seven-piece band...
26. Meta Carpenter Meta Carpenter Miscellaneous Crew, The Maltese Falcon
27. Carol Pfander Carol Pfander Actress, The Doctors
28. Jimmy Walker Jimmy Walker Self, 1970 NBA All-Star Game
29. Ada Brown Ada Brown Actress, Stormy Weather
30. C.B. Gilford C.B. Gilford Writer, Lonely Place
31. Joseph Levering Joseph Levering Director, Back to the Farm
32. Thomas Hart Benton Thomas Hart Benton Art Department, They Drew Fire
33. Julia Lee Julia Lee Soundtrack, Life
34. Buck Buchanan Buck Buchanan Self, Super Bowl IV
35. Leonard Belove Leonard Belove Actor, The Delinquents
36. Willis Draffen Jr. Willis Draffen Jr. Self, Train Ride to Hollywood
37. Buddy Anderson Buddy Anderson Actor, The Crossing Guard
38. James Lantz James Lantz Actor, The Delinquents
39. Steve Mingori Steve Mingori Self, 1976 American League Championship Series
40. Nelle Richmond Eberhart Nelle Richmond Eberhart Soundtrack, Good Old Days Part II Lyricist, author and songwriter ("At Dawning", "From the Land of the Sky-Blue Water") and teacher, who taught school in Nebraska. She joined ASCAP in 1927, and her chief musical collaborator was Charles Wakefield Cadman. Her other popular-song compositions include "From Wigwam to Tepee" and "I Hear a Thrush at Eve".
41. Roxie Mankins Roxie Mankins Actress, Flames of Wrath
42. George Hale George Hale Actor, When a Man Loves
43. Sam Lacey Sam Lacey Self, Basketball Man
44. Erica Green Erica Green
45. Sonny Kenner Sonny Kenner Self, The Last of the Blue Devils
46. Frank Colbert Frank Colbert Actor, Flames of Wrath
47. Elmer C. Rhoden Jr. Elmer C. Rhoden Jr. Producer, The Delinquents
48. Charles Allen Charles Allen Actor, In the Depths of Our Hearts
49. Jim Tyrer Jim Tyrer Self, Super Bowl IV
50. Elwyn Alfred Barron Elwyn Alfred Barron Writer, The House of Silence
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