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1. Louis Prima Louis Prima Soundtrack, Casino Born in New Orleans' French Quarter, Louis Prima longed to play jazz. When he was a child, he studied the violin. His older brother Leon took up trumpet while Louis was still quite young, and he soon followed in his brother's footsteps. He played in clubs like "The Famous Door" in the 1930s, and by the time the 1940s rolled around...
2. J. Michael Riva J. Michael Riva Production Designer, Django Unchained
3. Shirley Prestia Shirley Prestia Actress, Species
4. Al Hirt Al Hirt Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 1
5. Gia Allemand Gia Allemand Self, Episode #2.7
6. Lee Frost Lee Frost Director, The Thing with Two Heads Lee Frost rates highly as one of the best, most talented and versatile filmmakers in the annals of exploitation cinema. Frost was born on August 14, 1935, in Globe, Arizona. He grew up in Glendale, California, and Oahu, Hawaii. He eventually wound up in Hollywood, where he started his career making TV commercials for the studio Telepics...
7. Jim Garrison Jim Garrison Actor, JFK Jim Garrison is so far the only one to hold a trial in relation to the murder of USA president John F. Kennedy in 1963. Jim Garrison was at the time a very skilled district attorney of New Orleans. Three years later, he has a conversation with a governor, which arose his suspicion of the whole affair...
8. David Mills David Mills Writer, Soft Eyes
9. B.J. Crosby B.J. Crosby Actress, Queen Bee
10. Shannon Hoon Shannon Hoon Soundtrack, Private Parts
11. Eliott Keener Eliott Keener Actor, Angel Heart Trained for the theater at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (BA) and University of New Orleans (MFA). He studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Royal Shakespear Company in England, UK. He studied Juggling and Clown Makeup at Ringlilng Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. He owned The Rose Dinner Theater in Gretna...
12. Johnny Thunders Johnny Thunders Soundtrack, Bringing Out the Dead
13. Fred Niblo Fred Niblo Director, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Fred Niblo entered films in 1917, after two decades as a touring actor in vaudeville and one-time manager of the Four Cohans (he married Josephine Cohan, the sister of George M. Cohan). He appeared in two early Australian silent films in 1916, which effectively marked his screen debut. After that, he worked for Thomas H. Ince from 1917...
14. Stocker Fontelieu Stocker Fontelieu Actor, Angel Heart
15. Barry Cowsill Barry Cowsill Self, Family Band: The Cowsills Story
16. Daniel F. Galouye Daniel F. Galouye Writer, The Thirteenth Floor
17. Michael Showers Michael Showers Actor, The Tree of Life Michael was born in Cincinnati Ohio to William and Rosemary Showers. He married twice before marrying Heather Knight with whom he had two sons, Nathaniel Evan Showers (5/13/93) and Nicholas Gracian Showers (7/29/96). His granddaughter, Evelyn Lorraine Showers (6/6/2010) shares the first name of his mother's sister...
18. Dennis Hall Dennis Hall Cinematographer, The Truth: Parts 1 & 2
19. Bianca Butthole Bianca Butthole Self, Betty Blowtorch: And Her Amazing True Life Adventures
20. Alex Chilton Alex Chilton Soundtrack, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Is the lead singer for the Memphis, Tennesse bands The Box Tops and Big Star. The Box Tops charted with 10 Hot 100 singles between 1967-70. Those songs were: "The Letter" (#1), "Neon Rainbow" (#24), "Cry Like A Baby" (#2), "Choo Choo Train" (#26), "I Met Her In Church" (#37), "Sweet Cream Ladies, Foward March" (#28)...
21. Sylvia Kuumba Williams Sylvia Kuumba Williams Actress, Obsession
22. Dave Kraddick Dave Kraddick Actor, To Serve and Protect
23. Jack Teagarden Jack Teagarden Soundtrack, Seabiscuit Jack Teagarden played trombone with a relaxed style and a unique technique that still inspires awe even today. He was also a great jazz singer, charming and warm, with influences from the African American blues singers he listened to while growing up in Texas. Born on Aug. 29, 1905, Teagarden learned trombone by the age of 10...
24. Christian Fox Christian Fox Actor, Big River
25. Bernard Johnson Bernard Johnson Actor, Monster's Ball
26. Kenneth Spencer Kenneth Spencer Actor, Cabin in the Sky
27. Pat Pierre Perkins Pat Pierre Perkins Actress, JFK Priscilla "Pat" Pierre Perkins was an actress with day jobs that ranged from cab driving to nursing to bartending. She died on January 24th at her home in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was 76 years old. From 1977 on, Ms. Perkins had small parts in many big budget films such as Pretty Baby and JFK...
28. Bobby Sheehan Bobby Sheehan Soundtrack, Blues Traveler: Live - Thinnest of Air
29. Mark Krasnoff Mark Krasnoff Actor, The Skeleton Key Actor - studied and performed in New York City with the Actors' Ensemble 1986-1993. Studied at the Michael Checkhov Studio under: Beatrice Straight, Hurd Hadfield, Ted Pugh and Fern Sloan. Studied Michael Checkhov technique in Russia under: Vladimyr Ilyan Founding Member of Actors' Voice Theatre Group in New York...
30. Perry R. Russo Perry R. Russo Actor, JFK
31. Cosimo Matassa Cosimo Matassa Soundtrack, Peggy Sue Got Married
32. Nick LaRocca Nick LaRocca Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Songwriter ("Tiger Rag"), composer, conductor and cornetist, educated in high school and thereafter a cornetist, leader and manager of the The Original Dixieland Jazz Band. He played at Rosenweber's in New York during World War I, and toured throughout the United States and Europe until the group's dissolution in 1925...
33. Minna Phillips Minna Phillips Actress, Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
34. Al Ritz Al Ritz Actor, The Gorilla One-third of the zany 'Ritz Brothers' comedy team, popular in 30's and 40's American movies. (See also Harry Ritz and Jimmy Ritz.)
35. Bruce Podewell Bruce Podewell Actor, Mr. B Natural
36. Dick Stabile Dick Stabile Self, Dick Stabile and His Orchestra Extrovert saxophonist and bandleader, who started performing in theatre bands from the age of 15. Beginning in 1926, Stabile worked for a decade as a sideman with the orchestras of George Olsen and Ben Bernie, before forming his own dance band in New York, in April 1936. Introduced by his own composition...
37. Michael Audley Michael Audley Miscellaneous Crew, The Flight of the Phoenix
38. Emil Van Horn Emil Van Horn Actor, The Ape Man
39. Chris Kenner Chris Kenner Soundtrack, Forrest Gump R&B singer Chris Kenner was born in Kenner, LA, in 1929. He began his musical career in the early 1950s singing gospel, but in 1955 he recorded an R&B single, "Don't Let Her Pin That Charge on Me", and stayed in that genre. He recorded another song in 1957, "Sick and Tired", which went to #13 on the R&B charts (a year later Fats Domino recorded it and it went to #22 on the pop charts)...
40. Mark Essex Mark Essex Uncategorised
41. Wayne Mack Wayne Mack Actor, Crypt of Dark Secrets
42. Noah Smith Noah Smith Art Department, Ray
43. Alvin Alcorn Alvin Alcorn Actor, Live and Let Die
44. Ethan Marc Ethan Marc Actor, Taking Flight
45. Juanita Brooks Juanita Brooks Actress, A Necessary Evil
46. Claire Chennault Claire Chennault Self, Episode #7.35
47. Chet Pourciau Chet Pourciau Self, Revisit Your Past Before the Last
48. Miskel Spillman Miskel Spillman Self, Miskel Spillman/Elvis Costello
49. Lee Dorsey Lee Dorsey Soundtrack, Meet the Parents New Orleans-born Lee Dorsey was a former boxer who turned rock singer. He had a minor hit for a local New Orleans record company that resulted in a contract with Fury Records, a nationally distributed label. In 1961 he recorded the catchy "Ya Ya", which went to the #1 spot on the US charts. A follow-up record...
50. Warren Kenner Warren Kenner Actor, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
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