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1. Tyrone Power Tyrone Power Actor, Witness for the Prosecution Tyrone Power was one of the great romantic swashbuckling stars of the mid-twentieth century, and the third Tyrone Power of four in a famed acting dynasty reaching back to the eighteenth century. His great-grandfather was the first Tyrone Power (1795-1841), a famed Irish comedian. His father, known to historians as Tyrone Power Sr....
2. Bing Crosby Bing Crosby Actor, Going My Way Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in playing the drums and singing with a local band...
3. Roy Kinnear Roy Kinnear Actor, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the original members of the television series That Was the Week That Was...
4. Silvana Mangano Silvana Mangano Actress, Dune Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...
5. Sara Montiel Sara Montiel Self, Ven al Paralelo Sara Montiel was born in the village of Campo de Criptana, province of Ciudad Real, in the region of Castille-La Mancha, Spain. Her parents were Isidoro Abad, a peasant, and Maria Vicenta Fernández, a door-to-door beautician. The future star was christened Maria Antonia Alejandra Abad Fernández. Barely in her teens...
6. Fernando Rey Fernando Rey Actor, The French Connection Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young Fernando intended to become an architect...
7. Paul Naschy Paul Naschy Actor, Count Dracula's Great Love Paul Naschy reigns supreme as the true king of Spanish horror cinema. He was born Jacinto Molina Alvarez on September 6, 1934, in Madrid, Spain. His father ran a successful fur business. Naschy grew up during the Spanish Civil War, and sought escape from the real-life horrors around him in adventure...
8. Terele Pávez Terele Pávez Actress, El día de la bestia
9. Fernando Fernán Gómez Fernando Fernán Gómez Actor, All About My Mother Spanish actor and director of cinema and theater. Son of the actress Carola Fernán Gómez. When he was three years old he comes back to Spain from Argentina. He has written comedies, novels and poem books. He plays a wide repertoire of roles from comedy to drama.
10. Luis Barboo Luis Barboo Actor, Conan the Barbarian
11. Luis García Berlanga Luis García Berlanga Writer, The Executioner Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the Jesuits were expelled from Spain...
12. Frank Braña Frank Braña Actor, Pieces
13. José Luis López Vázquez José Luis López Vázquez Actor, Los ladrones van a la oficina Spanish actor. He started his career in theatre in 1939, when he was only 17, with the support of the director Modesto Higueras and the painter José Caballero. His first works were as actor, set decorator and costume designer in non-commercial amateur theatre plays, basically at the 'Teatro de las Organizaciones Juveniles (TOI)' and at the TEU...
14. Rocío Dúrcal Rocío Dúrcal Actress, Acompáñame Rocío Durcal, was born María de los Angeles de las Heras Ortíz, in Madrid, Spain on October 4th, 1945. At the age of 10, she took part in the radio show, 'Conozca a sus Vecinos' ('Meet Your Neighbours'). In these shows, Marietta (her familiar nickname, pronounced Mar-ee-etta) charmed the audience with...
15. Bimba Bosé Bimba Bosé Self, Papitour
16. Rocío Jurado Rocío Jurado Self, Rocío... siempre
17. Alfredo Landa Alfredo Landa Actor, Los santos inocentes He abandoned his studies of law for the universitary theater. His debut in cinema was in 1962. During the 60's and 70's he participates mainly in not very good comedies. But in the 80's he has revealed as one of the best spanish actors with films like The Holy Innocents or El bosque animado.
18. Amando de Ossorio Amando de Ossorio Writer, The Return of the Evil Dead He was born in 1918, although there isn't a consensus as some books date his birth in 1925. He was one of the main directors of the Spanish horror boom in the 70s, specially for his quartet of films about the living dead templars which started with Tombs of the Blind Dead.
19. José Luis Manzano José Luis Manzano Actor, El pico 2
20. May Heatherly May Heatherly Actress, Goya's Ghosts May Heatherly was born on May 13, 1942 in Los Angeles, California. Heatherly moved to Spain when she was eleven years old and first started acting in various films and television shows in the early 1960's. May was best known for her memorable roles as the infected Nurse Helen in Cannibal Apocalypse and the bitchy Mrs...
21. Alberto de Mendoza Alberto de Mendoza Actor, Horror Express
22. Henri Charrière Henri Charrière Writer, Papillon Henri Charrière was born in 1906. He grew up in the south of France where his father was the master of a village school. After completing his military service in the navy, Charrière moved to Paris. His acquired nickname "Papillon" soon became a respected one in the underworld. At the age of twenty-five Charrière was sentenced to imprisonment for life without a hope of remission...
23. Lina Morgan Lina Morgan Actress, Hostal Royal Manzanares
24. Ricardo Palacios Ricardo Palacios Actor, ¡Biba la banda!
25. Sancho Gracia Sancho Gracia Actor, El crimen del Padre Amaro
26. Vicente Aranda Vicente Aranda Director, Libertarias
27. Juan Antonio Bardem Juan Antonio Bardem Writer, Welcome Mr. Marshall!
28. Gérard Tichy Gérard Tichy Actor, Doctor Zhivago
29. Antonio Prieto Antonio Prieto Actor, A Fistful of Dollars Antonio Prieto was an award-winning Spanish stage actor who also appeared in many Spanish and European films in character roles. He is best remembered as Don Miguel Benito Rojo in Sergio Leone's classic spaghetti western "A fistful of dollars" (1964) He was born Antonio Prieto Puerto on February 2, 1905 in the municipality of Aspe...
30. Eloy de la Iglesia Eloy de la Iglesia Writer, La semana del asesino Spanish movies director. He studied cinema in Paris at the IDHEC. He began working in cinema in 1966, though he became famous in the years of the spanish transition to the democracy with provoking films. Drugs, delinquence, terrorism and generational problems are the common subjects in his films.
31. Patty Shepard Patty Shepard Actress, Watch Out, We're Mad Strikingly comely brunette Patty Shepard was born in 1945 in Greenville, South Carolina. The daughter of a U.S. Air Force official, Patty moved to Spain when she was only 18 years old. After becoming popular as a model in a series of TV commercials, the lovely Ms. Shepard embarked on an acting career...
32. Fernando Sancho Fernando Sancho Actor, The Return of the Evil Dead
33. Antonio Casas Antonio Casas Actor, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Casas was originally a soccer player and stayed for three years with the Spanish "Atlético Madrid" team. Due to injuries suffered he quit playing soccer and entered the acting profession in 1943, though by the time he retired from soccer he already had three acting credits, ranging from 1941 to 1943...
34. Emma Cohen Emma Cohen Actress, La semana del asesino
35. Amparo Rivelles Amparo Rivelles Actress, La fe
36. Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra Writer, Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes' baptism occurred on October 9, 1547, at Alcala de Henares, Spain, so it is reasonable to assume he was born around that time, and Alcala de Henares has long claimed itself as his birthplace. The son of Rodrigo de Cervantes, an itinerant and not-too-successful surgeon, Miguel was educated by monks as he and his family wandered from city to city...
37. Paco Martínez Soria Paco Martínez Soria Actor, La ciudad no es para mí
38. María Asquerino María Asquerino Actress, La comunidad Parents: Mariano Asquerino (actor) and Eloísa Muro. She debuted in theater at 13 in San Sebastián, Spain. Later, she worked in the Compañía de Teatro de la Comedia de Madrid. She debuted in the cinema in 1941. She has also worked in TV.
39. José Bódalo José Bódalo Actor, Django
40. José Sazatornil José Sazatornil Actor, Amanece, que no es poco
41. Amparo Baró Amparo Baró Actress, 7 vidas
42. Lola Flores Lola Flores Self, Sabor a Lolas Since very young she is famous as a dancer and singer of andalusian folklore. In 1939 she debuts in cinema in the role of a gipsy. Her greatest success is in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol as artistic partner till 1951. She marries in 1958 to the guitarrist Antonio González "El Pescaílla".
43. Antonio Gamero Antonio Gamero Actor, Manolito Gafotas
44. Roberto Camardiel Roberto Camardiel Actor, For a Few Dollars More
45. Ángel de Andrés López Ángel de Andrés López Actor, Manos a la obra
46. Emma Penella Emma Penella Actress, Aquí no hay quien viva
47. Ricardo Merino Ricardo Merino Actor, Novela
48. Antonio Gades Antonio Gades Actor, Carmen
49. Manuel Alexandre Manuel Alexandre Actor, Los ladrones van a la oficina He began the studies of law. But after his participation in the universitary theater he left the university and entered the school of dramatic arts in Madrid. In 1945 he debuted in the proffesional theater, and in the cinema in 1947.
50. Tomás Blanco Tomás Blanco Actor, For a Few Dollars More At 18 he enlisted in the Foreign Legion in Morocco remained prominent through 21. After graduating, contact the theater environment, debuting professionally in Madrid in 1933 with the company Josefina Diaz. Then working on new companies: Maria Fernanda Ladrón de Guevara, Tarsila Criado and Carmen Echevarria and others...
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