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1. Victor McLaglen Victor McLaglen Actor, The Quiet Man Rambunctious British leading man (contrary to popular belief, he was of Scottish ancestry, not Irish) and later character actor primarily in American films, Victor McLaglen was a vital presence in a number of great motion pictures, especially those of director John Ford. McLaglen (pronounced Muh-clog-len...
2. Claire Trevor Claire Trevor Actress, Stagecoach Claire Trevor was born Claire Wemlinger in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, NY, the only child of Fifth Avenue merchant-tailor Noel Wemlinger, an immigrant Frenchman from Paris who lost his business during the Depression, and his Belfast-born wife Betty. Trevor's interest in acting began when she was 11 years old...
3. Jane Frazee Jane Frazee Actress, Buck Privates A professional entertainer since the age of six, blue-eyed brunette Jane Frazee and her older sister Ruth Frazee had a vaudeville sister act and appeared in nightclubs and on radio together. They journeyed to Hollywood, but the act broke up when Ruth failed her screen tests and Jane passed hers...
4. Dolores del Rio Dolores del Rio Actress, Flying Down to Rio Dolores del Rio was the first Mexican movie star with international appeal and had a meteoric career in 1920s Hollywood (an extraordinary accomplishment for an Hispanic female on those years). She came from an aristocratic family in Durango. In the Mexican revolution of 1916, however, the family lost everything they had and emigrated to Mexico City...
5. Joey Bishop Joey Bishop Self, The Joey Bishop Show Perpetually glum standup comedian Joey Bishop was born Joseph Abraham Gottlieb on February 3, 1918, in the Bronx, New York. He was the youngest of five children of Chana "Anna" (Siegel) and Jacob Gottlieb, a bicycle repairman. His father was an Austrian Jewish immigrant and his mother was a Romanian Jew...
6. Tom Tully Tom Tully Actor, The Lineup While in Vietnam entertaining troops with Bob Hope and others with the USO, Thomas Tully protracted a filarial worm, similar to the worm that causes elephantiasis. After returning to the U.S. his condition was diagnosed after a blood clot in a major vein in his leg cut off circulation and his leg was amputated very close to the hip...
7. Roy Edward Disney Roy Edward Disney Self, Most Unlikely Heroes Roy Edward Disney began working for the Walt Disney Company as an assistant film editor on the True-Life Adventure film in 1954. In 1967, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the company. In 1984, he returned to the company as vice chairman of the board, and head of the animation department. On October 16...
8. Jeanne Cagney Jeanne Cagney Actress, Yankee Doodle Dandy
9. Mary Treen Mary Treen Actress, It's a Wonderful Life About as reliable as one could ever find, character actress Mary Treen was a familiar face to most and could always be counted on to bring a bit of levity to any film scene. A minor actress for much of her career, she managed to secure a plain, unassuming niche for herself in 40s, 50s and 60s Hollywood...
10. Bob Nolan Bob Nolan Soundtrack, Close Encounters of the Third Kind American singer-songwriter who appeared in a number of low-budget Westerns, but was most renowned as the leader of the singing group, The Sons of the Pioneers. The son of an Army officer, Nolan attended the University of Arizona after his father retired to that state. He studied music and poetry in college...
11. Anthony George Anthony George Actor, Checkmate Virile-looking actor Anthony George is best remembered for a couple of popular TV crime series back in the early 1960s. Born Octavio George in Endicott, New York, he began in small roles in motion pictures and TV in the 1950s. Picked up by 20th Century-Fox he was sometimes billed as Tony George or Ott George in such "B" movies as You Never Can Tell...
12. John Zaremba John Zaremba Actor, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
13. Sherwood Bailey Sherwood Bailey Actor, Hook and Ladder
14. Kane Richmond Kane Richmond Actor, Spy Smasher
15. William Cagney William Cagney Producer, Yankee Doodle Dandy William (Bill) Cagney (producer brother of star James Cagney) was almost a dead ringer for his, in front of the camera, more famous brother. When first wife Boots' younger sister Viola "Bodie" (Mallory) Avinger gave birth to identical twin boys Cleveland (Cleve) and Steven (Steve) Lewis on February 19...
16. Robert Burks Robert Burks Cinematographer, Rear Window The favorite cinematographer of famous director Alfred Hitchcock began working at Warner Brothers when he was 19 years old. He climbed his way up from camera operator to assistant camera man and eventually took over the Special Photographic Effects unit at Warners on Stage 5 in 1944. He became an expert in forced perspective techniques which were widely in use at the time as cost-saving measures...
17. Dale Van Sickel Dale Van Sickel Actor, Duel
18. Clyde Geronimi Clyde Geronimi Director, Cinderella
19. Richard Lane Richard Lane Actor, The Jackie Robinson Story
20. Les Baxter Les Baxter Music Department, Inherent Vice Les was educated at the Detroit Conservatory and Pepperdine College. He was a singer with Mel Torme's Mel-Tones in 1945. He conducted the orchestras and chorus for radio's "Halls of Ivy", "Abbott & Costello Show" and "Bob Hope Show". He arranged and orchestrated for Nat King Cole, Margaret Whiting, and Frank DeVol...
21. Estelle Etterre Estelle Etterre Actress, County Hospital
22. Richard L. Bare Richard L. Bare Director, Green Acres
23. Diane Sayer Diane Sayer Actress, The Strangler
24. John Meredyth Lucas John Meredyth Lucas Producer, Insight
25. Wilfred Jackson Wilfred Jackson Director, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
26. Richard Martin Richard Martin Actor, West of the Pecos Richard Martin began working in films as a receptionist at MGM in the late 1930s. He began appearing in films while under contract to RKO in the early 1940s. Martin created the character of "Chito Jose Gonzalez Bustamonte Rafferty", the Irish-Mexican comic sidekick of cowboy star Tim Holt, in the 1943 film Bombardier...
27. Bill Edwards Bill Edwards Actor, Hail the Conquering Hero Handsome, strapping, wavy-haired, New Jersey-born Bill Edwards started out to be an artist but sidetracked somewhat successfully into acting during WWII. Born on September 14, 1918, he was raised in Wyoming country and rode on the rodeo circuit for a couple of years until a number of broken bones forced him to rethink his life's direction...
28. Oral Roberts Oral Roberts Self, Love Is
29. Susan Hawkins Susan Hawkins Actress, Carolyn
30. Dorothy Devine Dorothy Devine Self, A Star Is Born World Premiere
31. Rudolf Ising Rudolf Ising Director, The Milky Way While animation was still in its infancy during the early twenties, Walt Disney managed to recruit the brightest and best talent nationwide and imported it into Hollywood. Two of these pioneers artists were close friends Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising. They had first tasted success by helping to develop Oswald the Lucky Rabbit (a character...
32. Russell Harlan Russell Harlan Cinematographer, To Kill a Mockingbird Born Russell September 16, 1903 in Los Angeles, California to Frank and Bertha Harlan, who hailed from Iowa and Missouri. Russell was raised in Los Angeles along with his younger brother Richard (b. 1911). His paternal grandmother Sarah J. Harlan also lived with the family. Harlan started in the film industry as an actor and stuntman...
33. Bill Mauldin Bill Mauldin Actor, The Red Badge of Courage Bill Mauldin was born in Mountain Park, New Mexico, in 1921, and started drawing young. He took a few courses at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and, in 1940 entered the Army and was assigned as an illustrator for the military's newspaper, The Stars & Stripes. He created two characters for which he will always be remembered: a pair of plain...
34. William Austin William Austin Actor, It
35. Jack Marshall Jack Marshall Composer, The Munsters
36. Yvonne Doughty Yvonne Doughty Actress, The Wild One
37. John Hiestand John Hiestand Actor, Second Fiddle
38. Jesse Farrelly Jesse Farrelly Actor, There's Something About Mary
39. Beau Vanden Ecker Beau Vanden Ecker Actor, Combat!
40. Joe Connelly Joe Connelly Writer, The Munsters
41. Glen Turnbull Glen Turnbull Actor, Full Speed for Anywhere
42. Joyce Bryant Joyce Bryant Actress, East Side Kids
43. Al Jarvis Al Jarvis Actor, The Phantom Planet Actor, songwriter ("Make Believe Ballroom"), author and disc jockey, educated at the University of Southern California and a member of the Pasadena Community Playhouse. He joined ASCAP in 1954, and his chief musical collaborators included Johnny Mercer and Leo Diamond. His other popular-song compositions included "Shtiggy Boom".
44. Wayne McLaren Wayne McLaren Actor, Cry for Me, Billy
45. Tommy Mason Tommy Mason Self, Tattletales
46. George Wells George Wells Writer, Angels in the Outfield Son of vaudevillian Billy K. Wells. He studied at New York University and began as a writer for radio ('The Jack Pearl Show','Lux Radio Theater'), coming under contract to MGM in 1943 as a screenwriter. He soon acquired a reputation for his deft touch and inventiveness in light comedy and musicals...
47. Edward Colman Edward Colman Cinematographer, Mary Poppins
48. Wade Crosby Wade Crosby Actor, Westworld
49. Barbara McLean Barbara McLean Editor, All About Eve Ms. McLean was a pioneering female film editor for 20th Century Fox. She began her Hollywood career in the 1930s and earned her first film credit for editing The Affairs of Cellini. She joined Fox in 1935 as one of only eight female film editors working in Hollywood in the 1930s. She became Fox' editing division chief in 1949 and retired from the studio in 1969.
50. Paul King Paul King Writer, Operation Petticoat
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