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1. 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....
2. 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...
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. Luis Barboo Luis Barboo Actor, Conan the Barbarian
8. 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...
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. 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...
11. 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...
12. 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.
13. Alfredo Di Stéfano Alfredo Di Stéfano Self, Saeta rubia
14. 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...
15. Juan Antonio Bardem Juan Antonio Bardem Writer, La venganza
16. Pilar Miró Pilar Miró Director, The Dog in the Manger Born to a military family. Attends law studies before starting a newspaper career. In 1960 starts on TV. Joins the Socialist Party in 1976 and conducts the electoral campaign in 1982 and in the same year she is designated General Director of Cinema. Resigning in 1985, the next year she joins the State Television (RTE)...
17. Fernando Sancho Fernando Sancho Actor, Return of the Evil Dead
18. 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.
19. 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...
20. 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.
21. Sancho Gracia Sancho Gracia Actor, The Crime of Father Amaro
22. 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.
23. Frank Braña Frank Braña Actor, Pieces
24. Alberto de Mendoza Alberto de Mendoza Actor, Horror Express
25. 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...
26. 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)...
27. 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...
28. Manuel Alexandre Manuel Alexandre Actor, Elsa & Fred The perfect traveling buddy to Spanish cinema and television, Alexandre accompanied their evolution for six decades. For better or worse. During a very long life (born in 1917, he died in 2010 at age 92) and a very long career (Alexandre debuted on the boards in 1945, in the cinema in 1947 and on TV in 1963)...
29. Gracita Morales Gracita Morales Actress, Crónica de nueve meses
30. Antonio Ozores Antonio Ozores Actor, Los caraduros
31. José Isbert José Isbert Actor, The Executioner 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...
32. John Gilling John Gilling Director, The Flesh and the Fiends
33. Rafael Alonso Rafael Alonso Actor, The Grandfather
34. Edgar Neville Edgar Neville Writer, El baile
35. Paco Martínez Soria Paco Martínez Soria Actor, La ciudad no es para mí
36. Antonio Casas Antonio Casas Actor, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly He plays soccer three years in the Atletic de Madrid. Due to a lession he stops playing soccer and debuts by chance in cinema in 1942. He debuts in theater in 1945.
37. Emma Penella Emma Penella Actress, The Executioner
38. Agustín González Agustín González Actor, Belle Epoque
39. Roberto Camardiel Roberto Camardiel Actor, For a Few Dollars More
40. Lorenzo Robledo Lorenzo Robledo Actor, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
41. Luigi Boccherini Luigi Boccherini Soundtrack, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
42. María Luisa Ponte María Luisa Ponte Actress, Voyage to Nowhere
43. José Bódalo José Bódalo Actor, Django
44. George Rigaud George Rigaud Actor, Cerca de las estrellas
45. Narciso Ibáñez Menta Narciso Ibáñez Menta Actor, Cuando en el cielo pasen lista 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...
46. 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).
47. Fernando Hilbeck Fernando Hilbeck Actor, Flesh+Blood Thin and gaunt-faced character actor Fernando Jose Hilbeck Gavalda was born on July 7, 1933 in Madrid, Spain. His father was English. Hilbeck studied in Peru, where he earned a degree in Humanities from the University of Lima. He started acting on stage and was a member of the Prandello y De Servi theatre for two years...
48. Antonio Gades Antonio Gades Actor, Carmen
49. Julia Caba Alba Julia Caba Alba Actress, The Executioner
50. Fernando Sánchez Polack Fernando Sánchez Polack Actor, The Hunt
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