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1. 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...
2. 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....
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. 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...
6. 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...
7. Emma Cohen Emma Cohen Actress, La semana del asesino
8. Alberto de Mendoza Alberto de Mendoza Actor, Horror Express
9. Julián Mateos Julián Mateos Actor, Return of the Magnificent Seven He studied philosophy in Salamanca but he did not finish the career. Then he went to Barcelona where he studied in the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramatico. His first film was in 1960. He has also worked in TV (TVE, ORTF).
10. 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...
11. Luis García Berlanga Luis García Berlanga Writer, El verdugo 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. 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.
13. Paco Martínez Soria Paco Martínez Soria Actor, La ciudad no es para mí
14. 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...
15. Juan Luis Galiardo Juan Luis Galiardo Actor, Familia He studies in the Escuela Oficial de Cinematografia (Madrid). His debut was in 1966. He works also in theater and TV.
16. Alfredo Landa Alfredo Landa Actor, Los santos inocentes Spanish actor. Born in Pamplona and son of a Civil Guard, he moved to San Sebastián when he was 12 years old, and some years later started studying Law. While studying his legal career, he participated in the Teatro Español Universitario and so he discovered his real vocation. His first contact with cinema was as a dubbing actor...
17. 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...
18. Conchita Montenegro Conchita Montenegro Actress, Lola Montes
19. Vicente Aranda Vicente Aranda Director, Libertarias
20. Juan Antonio Bardem Juan Antonio Bardem Writer, La venganza
21. Sancho Gracia Sancho Gracia Actor, El crimen del Padre Amaro
22. Ángel de Andrés López Ángel de Andrés López Actor, Manos a la obra
23. Amando de Ossorio Amando de Ossorio Writer, 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.
24. 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...
25. Fernando Guillén Fernando Guillén Actor, All About My Mother
26. Tony Leblanc Tony Leblanc Actor, Cuéntame This actor started learning singing and dancing. Then he had very different occupations, including boxing, and even become to be the light weight amateur champion of Castilla, Spain. Later he entered the theatre, acting in the companies of Nati Mistral and and Celia Gámez. His entry in cinema was with little and secondary roles (Los últimos de Filipinas was his first film)...
27. Fernando Sancho Fernando Sancho Actor, Return of the Evil Dead
28. Amparo Rivelles Amparo Rivelles Actress, La fe
29. Amparo Baró Amparo Baró Actress, 7 vidas
30. 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.
31. Luis Barboo Luis Barboo Actor, Conan the Barbarian
32. 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...
33. Luis Peña Luis Peña Actor, Surcos
34. León Klimovsky León Klimovsky Director, The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman
35. Frank Braña Frank Braña Actor, Pieces
36. George Rigaud George Rigaud Actor, Horror Express
37. Alberto Dalbés Alberto Dalbés Actor, La noche de los asesinos
38. 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.
39. Antonio Gades Antonio Gades Actor, Carmen
40. Fanny Cano Fanny Cano Actress, Zona roja
41. Juan de Orduña Juan de Orduña Director, Pequeñeces... Of aristocratic origin, while attending college, and theatergoers will soon begin to combine classroom with on stage performances. Adding to the Society of Emilio Thuiller, debuting on camera in 1924 with "The House of Troy, and forming his own company shortly thereafter. Although Juan de Orduña is best known for his work in director...
42. Rafael Bardem Rafael Bardem Actor, Nunca pasa nada
43. Héctor Colomé Héctor Colomé Actor, Amar en tiempos revueltos
44. Gil Parrondo Gil Parrondo Art Director, Patton
45. José Isbert José Isbert Actor, El verdugo He debuted in theater when he was 19 years old and later he worked in the company of the Lara theater where he played as a first actor during 16 years. He participated in a short in 1912 but his cinematographic career mostly began on the 30s, working more in cinema than in theater in the 40s and later on...
46. Narciso Ibáñez Menta Narciso Ibáñez Menta Actor, Almafuerte Narciso Ibáñez Menta, was born in Sama de Langreo, Asturias, Spain. Member of an important family of theatrical artists, Narciso started working with your family -artists too- going out of tour along North America and making début in the cinema in 1929. In Argentina, he made debut in the film "A Light In The Window" (Una luz en la ventana), directed by Manuel Romero in 1941...
47. Alberto Closas Alberto Closas Actor, Death of a Cyclist During the spanish civil war he goes with his family to Buenos Aires. There he studies in the Escuela de Arte Dramatico of Margarita Xirgu. He debuts in cinema in 1946 in Argentina and in 1955 he comes back to Spain and still working in cinema and theater. He is the owner of the Marquina theater in Madrid.
48. Antonio Ozores Antonio Ozores Actor, Taller mecánico
49. Florinda Chico Florinda Chico Actress, La casa de los líos
50. José María Forqué José María Forqué Director, El ojo del huracán
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