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1. Duane Jones Duane Jones Actor, Night of the Living Dead Cult figure who will forever be remembered as Ben, the resourceful yet ill-fated hero of George A. Romero's low-budget zombie film Night of the Living Dead. Jones was a former English professor who directed at the Maguire Theater at the Old Westbury campus of New York State University, and he additionally served as artistic director at the Richard Allen Center in New York City...
2. Alan J. Pakula Alan J. Pakula Producer, The Pelican Brief
3. Mario Puzo Mario Puzo Writer, The Godfather Mario Puzo was born October 15, 1920, in "Hell's Kitchen" on Manhattan's (NY) West Side and, following military service in World War II, attended New York's New School for Social Research and Columbia University. His best-known novel, "The Godfather," was preceded by two critically acclaimed novels...
4. Lilia Skala Lilia Skala Actress, Flashdance Born and raised in Vienna, Austria, Lilia Skala would become a star on two continents. In pre-World War II Austria she starred in famed Max Reinhardt's stage troupe, and in post-war America she would become a notable matronly, award-worthy character star on Broadway and in films. Forced to flee her Nazi-occupied homeland with her Jewish husband and two young sons in the late 1930s...
5. Guy Kibbee Guy Kibbee Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Beginning his show business career at age 13 as an entertainer on Mississippi riverboats, Guy Kibbee graduated to the legitimate stage and spent many years in the theater. In the 1930s he was signed by Warner Brothers, and became part of what was known as "the Warner Brothers Stock Company", a cadre of seasoned character actors and actresses who enlivened many a Warners musical or gangster film...
6. Lenore Aubert Lenore Aubert Actress, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Lenore Aubert was born in present-day Slovenia, at the time still connected to the Austro-Hungarian Empire (her French name was pure Hollywood hokum, designed to make her background more exotic - though she did live for some time in Paris). Eleanore Maria Leisner was the daughter of an Austrian general...
7. Alan North Alan North Actor, Highlander After wartime naval service, Alan North began his show business career as a stage manager in New York. He first worked on Broadway in "Plain and Fancy", doubling up as understudy for the small part of Isaac Miller. The play had a successful run between 1955 and 1956 (461 performances) and this led to further acting work in diverse productions...
8. Paul Ford Paul Ford Actor, The Phil Silvers Show If any man ever had a character face absolutely made for TV and film, it was Paul Ford. Small-eyed, lugubrious, pot-bellied, balding and with a plum nose to rival Karl Malden, Ford was a rather wanderlust family man who decided to give acting a try in his early 40. He excelled at puppetry and found work staging such shows at the World's Fair...
9. Juanita Hall Juanita Hall Actress, South Pacific
10. Budd Schulberg Budd Schulberg Writer, On the Waterfront
11. Enid Markey Enid Markey Actress, The Naked City
12. Dorothy Appleby Dorothy Appleby Actress, In the Sweet Pie and Pie This pretty, apple-cheeked brunette was in many supporting roles in many 1930s and 1940s films. She is best remembered as a supporting player in Columbia two-reel comedies, opposite such legends as the Three Stooges, Buster Keaton, Andy Clyde, and Harry Langdon. Dorothy made her stage debut at the tender age of just 2 ½...
13. Delphi Lawrence Delphi Lawrence Actress, Bunny Lake Is Missing
14. Oleg Cassini Oleg Cassini Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Sentinel Oleg Cassini Loiewski was born on April 11, 1913, in Paris, France, into the family of Russian diplomat Alexander Loiewski and Italian Countess Marguerite Cassini. His maternal grandfather, Arthur Paul Nicholas, Marquis de Capuzzuchi di Bologna, Count de Cassini, worked for the Russian Tsar Nicholas II as a diplomat in China and the United States...
15. Victor Moore Victor Moore Actor, Swing Time
16. Benjamin Hendrickson Benjamin Hendrickson Actor, Another World
17. Harry Goz Harry Goz Actor, Sealab 2021
18. Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Self, Theodore Roosevelt
19. Robert Parrish Robert Parrish Director, Casino Royale Robert Parrish was an Academy Award-winning film editor who also directed and acted in movies. As a child he appeared in films during the early 1930s, such as City Lights by Charles Chaplin and Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front. As an editor he won an Academy Award for Body and Soul, the 1947 Robert Rossen film that starred John Garfield as a money-grubbing...
20. J.J. Barry J.J. Barry Actor, This Is Spinal Tap
21. James Barton James Barton Actor, The Misfits
22. Dennis Radesky Dennis Radesky Transportation Department, The Silence of the Lambs
23. Harry Chapin Harry Chapin Soundtrack, Last Vegas A singer/songwriter and activist for many charitable causes, especially in the realm of ending world hunger, Harry Chapin never let the often lukewarm reviews of his music-making abilities phase him and as a result of his strong folksy persona, the fans he made stuck by him throughout his career and continue to this day...
24. John Coltrane John Coltrane Soundtrack, Malcolm X
25. Kathryn Carver Kathryn Carver Actress, Service for Ladies
26. Fay Roope Fay Roope Actor, Viva Zapata!
27. Phyllis Povah Phyllis Povah Actress, The Women One of the capable actresses of the inter-war period in the twentieth century, Phyllis Povah earned national recognition in the early 1920s. A native of Detroit who learned her craft playing in productions at the University of Michigan in 1914-1916, secured her first professional role as a replacement in a production of "Seeing Things" playing in Baltimore in 1920...
28. Anita Colby Anita Colby Actress, Cover Girl
29. Anthony Battaglia Anthony Battaglia Actor, Serial
30. Edith Storey Edith Storey Actress, A Florida Enchantment
31. Calvert DeForest Calvert DeForest Self, Late Night with David Letterman
32. Phyllis Barbour Nesmith Phyllis Barbour Nesmith Actress, Head
33. Gilbert Mack Gilbert Mack Actor, Billy Bounce
34. Dolly Tree Dolly Tree Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Thin Man Dolly Tree (1899-1962) had an international reputation as a designer for stage and screen costumes during the 1920's and 1930's in London, Paris, New York and Hollywood. She was England's leading stage designer during the 1920's and her ingenious costumes proliferated in major revues, musicals, pantomimes and cabaret in London and the regions...
35. Sandra Deel Sandra Deel Actress, Junior Bonner
36. Jackson Pollock Jackson Pollock Self, Jackson Pollock: Love and Death on Long Island
37. Kay Summersby Kay Summersby Writer, Ike: The War Years
38. Thomas Meighan Thomas Meighan Actor, Why Change Your Wife? Sadly, this once-popular silent screen star and older matinée idol for Paramount Studios, is all but forgotten today. Thomas "Tommy" Meighan was one of the rulers of the Hollywood roost, between the years 1915 and 1928. He was born in Pittsburgh, his father a president of a major manufacturing company...
39. Owen Davis Jr. Owen Davis Jr. Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
40. Joseph Allen Joseph Allen Actor, Love of Life
41. Lisa Howard Lisa Howard Actress, Guiding Light
42. Robert Allen Robert Allen Actor, The Awful Truth As a young man Robert Allen, born Irvine E. Theodore Baehr, learned about horses: he played polo, hunted fox, and rode in the cavalry of of New York Military School, graduating there in 1924. After graduating Dartmouth College in 1929 with a degree in English he worked for a bank which failed in the Depression...
43. Maria Gambarelli Maria Gambarelli Actress, Le Amiche
44. Carlo Gambino Carlo Gambino Self, Biography Born in Sicily, Carlo Gambino came from a family that had been involved in the Mafia for centuries. Although he was thin and somewhat frail-looking, he was also single-minded, ruthless and tough as nails and made a name for himself as an enforcer in local Mafia circles before he was out of his teens...
45. James Salter James Salter Writer, Downhill Racer Salter is considered one of the finest "writers' writers" in the U.S. in the second half of the 20th century. Born in 1925 in Passaic, NJ, Salter had his work published in _Poetry_ magazine while still in high school. His father, a former West Pointer, convinced him to attend the military institute...
46. Gretchen Rau Gretchen Rau Set Decorator, The Last Samurai
47. Bobby Connelly Bobby Connelly Actor, Sonny Jim and the Great American Game
48. Blanche Le Clair Blanche Le Clair Actress, Song of the Roses Blanche Le Claire signed a long term contract at Paramount's Astoria Studios in November 1926. Her first role for Paramount was as a dancer in the costume ball scene of "Love'Em and Leave'Em" (1926) starring Louise Brooks. In Spring of 1927, Blanche travelled west to make films at Paramount in California...
49. David D'Amato David D'Amato Self, Tickled
50. Kate Blancke Kate Blancke Actress, The Whirl of Life
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