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1. Bing Crosby Bing Crosby Soundtrack, Holiday Inn Bing Crosby was the fourth of seven children of Tacoma, Washington, brewery bookkeeper Harry Lowe Crosby and Kate Harrigan Crosby. He studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in playing the drums and singing with a local band. Bing and the band's piano player, Al Rinker...
2. Tyrone Power Tyrone Power Actor, Witness for the Prosecution 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 In 1947 she was one of the girls in the Miss Italia contest. Lucia Bose' became "The Queen", and nearby, on the stage of Stresa, were some other future stars of Italian cinema: Gina Lollobrigida Silvana Mangano, Eleonora Rossi Drago and Gianna Maria Canale
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, Sara, una estrella 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. Paul Naschy Paul Naschy Actor, Night of the Werewolf 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. 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.
9. 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...
10. Luis Barboo Luis Barboo Actor, Conan the Barbarian
11. 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.
12. 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...
13. Daniel Dicenta Daniel Dicenta Actor, The Cuenca Crime
14. Sancho Gracia Sancho Gracia Actor, The Crime of Father Amaro
15. Juan Antonio Bardem Juan Antonio Bardem Writer, La venganza
16. 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...
17. Eloy de la Iglesia Eloy de la Iglesia Director, The Cannibal Man 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.
18. 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.
19. 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...
20. Conchita Montenegro Conchita Montenegro Actress, Lola Montes
21. Alberto de Mendoza Alberto de Mendoza Actor, Horror Express
22. Roberto Cairo Roberto Cairo Actor, Fugitives
23. Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent Director, Gunfight at High Noon
24. Alfredo Landa Alfredo Landa Actor, The Holy Innocents 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.
25. Tony Leblanc Tony Leblanc Actor, Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley 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)...
26. José Luis López Vázquez José Luis López Vázquez Actor, The Phone Box 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...
27. Frank Braña Frank Braña Actor, Pieces
28. 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...
29. César Fernández Ardavín César Fernández Ardavín Writer, ¿Crimen imposible?
30. Julián Mateos Julián Mateos Actor, Return of the 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).
31. Fernando Sancho Fernando Sancho Actor, Return of the Evil Dead
32. George Rigaud George Rigaud Actor, Cerca de las estrellas
33. Antonio Garisa Antonio Garisa Actor, Los extremeños se tocan
34. Rafael Bardem Rafael Bardem Actor, Los ladrones somos gente honrada
35. José Luis Manzano José Luis Manzano Actor, El pico 2
36. Matías Prats Matías Prats Self, Graderío
37. Joaquín Rodrigo Joaquín Rodrigo Soundtrack, School of Rock Joaquin Rodrigo was born on November 22, 1901, in Sagunto, Valencia, Spain. He was blinded by complications from diphtheria when he was three years old. His condition did not improve after a surgery and then glaucoma blinded him completely. Rodrigo confessed without regret, that his blindness predisposed him to music...
38. Julio Madurga Julio Madurga Camera and Electrical Department, The Others
39. Emma Penella Emma Penella Actress, The Executioner
40. Luigi Boccherini Luigi Boccherini Soundtrack, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
41. Manuel Alexandre Manuel Alexandre Actor, Elsa & Fred 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.
42. León Klimovsky León Klimovsky Director, The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman
43. Francisco Franco Francisco Franco Self, Franco: ese hombre Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teoula Franco y Bahamonde was born on December 4, 1892, in Ferrol, Spain. He entered the Spanish Military Academy in 1907 and upon graduation three years later was commissioned as a lieutenant. His career path seemed assured after he was detailed to the colony of Spanish Morocco to fight against the Berber tribes and acquitted himself well...
44. Rafaela Aparicio Rafaela Aparicio Actress, The Sea and the Weather Rafaela Aparicio was born in 1906, the daughter of a merchant ship pilot. She began her career on stage in 1931 at age 23 in the play "El conflicto de Mercedes" after having worked for a few years as a teacher. She is a symbol for the Andalusian woman, smart and happy. With The Sea and the Weather she won the Goya award as Best Actress. In total she has made more than 100 movies.
45. Lorenzo Robledo Lorenzo Robledo Actor, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
46. Antonio Gades Antonio Gades Actor, Carmen
47. Laly Soldevila Laly Soldevila Actress, The Spirit of the Beehive Born in 1933 in Barcelona. Her first artistic formation was acquired in the Spanish University Theater. She obtained great work triumphs like "La Celestina" or "El realquilado". Very characteristic voice, very popular through cinematographic casts, great comedian, although she interpreted with equal depth dramatic films...
48. Irene Gutiérrez Caba Irene Gutiérrez Caba Actress, The House of Bernarda Alba
49. Fernando Guillén Fernando Guillén Actor, All About My Mother
50. Gérard Tichy Gérard Tichy Actor, Doctor Zhivago
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