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1. Mercedes McCambridge Mercedes McCambridge Actress, The Exorcist Mercedes McCambridge is a highly-talented radio performer who won a best supporting Actress Oscar for her film debut. Mercedes McCambridge was born in Joliet, Illinois, to Marie (Mahaffry) and John Patrick McCambridge, a farmer. She was of mostly Irish (with a small amount of English and German) ancestry...
2. Milburn Stone Milburn Stone Actor, Pickup on South Street Character actor Milburn Stone, the beloved "Doc Adams" on TV's long-running western classic Gunsmoke, was born in Kansas on July 5, 1904. Acting must have been in his blood as the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone for Milburn left home as a teenager to find work with touring repertory troupes...
3. Allison Hayes Allison Hayes Actress, General Hospital Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes. She was born Mary Jane Hayes on March 6, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia. The raven-haired beauty was the 1949 Washington, D.C. entry into the Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the familiar first name of Allison...
4. Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss Writer, Horton Hears a Who! Acclaimed writer Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading American magazines. Dr...
5. John Williams John Williams Actor, Dial M for Murder John Williams was a tall, urbane Anglo-American actor best known for his role as Chief Inspector Hubbard in Dial M for Murder, a role he played on Broadway, in Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1954 film, and on television in 1958. Playing Hubbard on the Great White Way brought him the 1953 Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in a Play...
6. Jacqueline Malouf Jacqueline Malouf Actress, Donovan's Reef
7. J. Carrol Naish J. Carrol Naish Actor, Sahara J. Carroll was born in New York City to Catherine Moran and Patrick Sarsfield Naish (not in the business). He was educated at St. Cecilia's Academy, New York City. He had seven years stage experience in Paris and New York. Later in stock company. First screen appearance in 1930. Fox brought him to Hollywood.
8. Preston Foster Preston Foster Actor, The Informer Actor, composer, songwriter, guitarist and author. He moved from Broadway acting (1928-1932) into films, touring America with his wife and daughter, and did some recordings. He was the executive producer at the El Camino Playhouse in California. Joining ASCAP in 1953, his chief musical collaborator was Perry Botkin...
9. Raymond Chandler Raymond Chandler Writer, Double Indemnity An American novelist, writer of crime fiction featuring the private detective Philip Marlowe, Raymond (Thornton) Chandler was born in Chicago of an American father and an Anglo-Irish mother. He moved to England when his parents divorced. He attended Dulwich College and studied languages in France and Germany before returning to England in 1907 and becoming a naturalized British subject...
10. Ravi Shankar Ravi Shankar Composer, Gandhi Ravi Shankar is a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He is one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments place him as the leading figure of an important musical tradition. His long and distinguished musical career includes numerous recordings...
11. Delmer Daves Delmer Daves Writer, Dark Passage Although Delmer Daves obtained a law degree at Stanford University, he never had the opportunity to use it; while still in college, he obtained a job as a prop boy on The Covered Wagon and after graduation was hired by several film companies as a technical advisor on films with a college background. Soon afterward he entered films as an actor...
12. Lew Brown Lew Brown Actor, Airport
13. Charlotte Henry Charlotte Henry Actress, Babes in Toyland Charlotte acted from the age of five, and, at thirteen, made her Broadway debut in 'Courage' (1928). She reprised her role on screen in her first movie in 1930. Paramount, wanting to cast an unknown actress in the title role of Alice in Wonderland, picked Charlotte from nearly 7000 applicants worldwide (she was 57th to audition)...
14. Lucille Bremer Lucille Bremer Actress, Meet Me in St. Louis A brief but beautiful little wave in the MGM musical pool during the mid-40s was lovely, classy, red-headed Lucille Bremer. Her natural dancing talent, aristocratic manner and stately carriage dazzled film-goers briefly, like a shooting star, and then was gone. She was groomed by the studio for big things after Eleanor Powell retired and Lucille seemed more than ready to ascend the MGM pedestal...
15. Philip Yordan Philip Yordan Writer, El Cid
16. Priscilla Allen Priscilla Allen Actress, Total Recall
17. Reinhold Weege Reinhold Weege Writer, Night Court
18. John Benson John Benson Actor, The Blob
19. Bob Crosby Bob Crosby Soundtrack, Raging Bull An orchestra leader renowned for his Dixieland group, Bob Crosby Orchestra, and Bob Crosby and the Bobcats, Bob Crosby is Bing's younger brother. His band continues to perform today. His daughter, Cathy Crosby, appeared with him on his television program and sang in a few movies of her own, including The Beat Generation...
20. Carol Dempster Carol Dempster Actress, Sally of the Sawdust
21. Bert Parks Bert Parks Self, Break the $250,000 Bank
22. Mary Young Mary Young Actress, The Lost Weekend
23. Jess Kirkpatrick Jess Kirkpatrick Actor, D.O.A.
24. Sally Ride Sally Ride Self, Godspeed
25. Harry Julian Fink Harry Julian Fink Writer, Dirty Harry
26. Jonathan Latimer Jonathan Latimer Writer, The Big Clock American writer of thrillers and film scripts, the son of a Chicago lawyer and a violinist. He was named 'Jonathan' after a famous ancestor who had served as a colonel on George Washington's staff during the American Revolutionary War. Latimer was a graduate of Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Following travels in Europe...
27. Charlie Jones Charlie Jones Self, Without Limits
28. Ewing Mitchell Ewing Mitchell Actor, Sky King
29. Mary Alan Hokanson Mary Alan Hokanson Actress, Them!
30. Harold Gray Harold Gray Writer, Annie
31. Charles Reisner Charles Reisner Director, Steamboat Bill, Jr. Charles Reisner (also frequently billed as 'Riesner') started his professional life as a prizefighter. He then performed in vaudeville for ten years and eventually wound up writing lyrics for musical comedy on Broadway. After a spell under the auspices of impresario Charles B. Dillingham, Reisner moved to California in 1915...
32. Joseph LaShelle Joseph LaShelle Cinematographer, The Apartment Trained as an electrical engineer, Joseph LaShelle entered the film industry as a lab assistant with Paramount in 1920 in order to finance entry to Stanford University. Having worked his way up to superintendent of the Paramount printing room after three years, he decided to stay on. By 1925, he was...
33. J.J. Cale J.J. Cale Soundtrack, Watchmen John Weldon "JJ" Cale was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he graduated in 1956 from Tulsa Central High School. In the early 1960s he moved to Los Angeles, along with a number of other Tulsa musicians (known for their "Tulsa Sound"), where he worked as a studio engineer...
34. Lamar Boren Lamar Boren Camera and Electrical Department, Thunderball
35. Jonas Salk Jonas Salk Self, Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years
36. Sam Comer Sam Comer Set Decorator, Rear Window
37. Helen Talbot Helen Talbot Actress, King of the Forest Rangers Born Helen Darling, she was adopted by the Smith family in 1937 and lived with them until 1941, when she left to live with her brother, Dan Darling's family, a milkman in West Los Angeles, and the Smiths moved to Rochester, New York. She attended Emerson Jr. High in Westwood Village, California and University High School in West Los Angeles...
38. Claire Rochelle Claire Rochelle Actress, Boothill Brigade
39. Clint Lockner Clint Lockner Uncategorised
40. Winifred Kingston Winifred Kingston Actress, The Squaw Man
41. Larry Auerbach Larry Auerbach Director, Another World More than any other director, Larry Auerbach was synonymous with New York daytime drama, starting with "Love of Life," which he directed for 28 years. When the show ended in 1980, its final scene showed Mr. Auerbach walking from set to set, turning off the lights. The show's demise --at the time it was the second-oldest show on the air-- was reported by Walter Cronkite on that evening's news...
42. Mathilda Calnan Mathilda Calnan Actress, Silver Streak
43. Carol Ryrie Brink Carol Ryrie Brink Writer, All I Desire Caroline Ryrie was the daughter of a Scots immigrant who became the first mayor of the town of Moscow, Idaho, and his wife, the daughter of a pioneer medical doctor. Early orphaned, Carol, as she was called, was reared by her maternal grandmother Caroline Augusta Woodhouse Watkins and her two maiden aunts; they were all skilled and descriptive storytellers...
44. Doris Pawn Doris Pawn Actress, The Penalty
45. Ellen Ross Ellen Ross Actress, The Pirate
46. Amelita Galli-Curci Amelita Galli-Curci Soundtrack, Grave of the Fireflies Amelita Galli Curci was an opera singer, considered by many to be one of the greatest coloratura sopranos of the 20th century. She sang with such opera legends as Enrico Caruso and Beniamino Gigli. A throat tumor cut short her career in the 1930s. Legendary opera star Beverly Sills has stated that Curci was her role model...
47. Violet La Plante Violet La Plante Actress, The Ramblin' Galoot
48. Benjamin Spock Benjamin Spock Self, Vietnam Protests
49. Laura Hidalgo Laura Hidalgo Actress, Las tres perfectas casadas Laura Hidalgo, whose real name was Pesea Faerman, was born in Romania in 1927. She arrived in Argentina when she was two years old. From 1945 she showed a remarkable ambition to become a movie star. She was rejected by some studios because of her weight and she lost more than a few pounds. Meanwhile she had began studying theater with Hedy Crilla and in 1949 she shot her first movie...
50. Meredith 'Tex' Weatherby Meredith 'Tex' Weatherby Actor, Tora! Tora! Tora!
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