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1. Ron Palillo Ron Palillo Actor, One Life to Live At 14, Ron Palillo started his own summer theater in Cheshire, Connecticut. His parents,Gabriel and Carmel Palillo,were surprised when the summer theater actually made money. After graduating from high school, Ron went to the University of Connecticut at Storrs, where he majored in drama. He appeared in many school plays in college...
2. Margaret Whitton Margaret Whitton Actress, Major League Actress Margaret Whitton came from the New York stage, performing in off-Broadway gems "Baba Goya" (1973) and "Nourish the Beast" (1973). She made her Broadway debut in "Steaming" (1982). She impressed in films as well, effectively cast as sexy and strong supporting characters in such movies as the prison drama Love Child...
3. George Murphy George Murphy Actor, This Is the Army After giving up college, George Murphy decided to become a dancer. Starting in 1927, he worked with his wife and partner Julie Johnson on Broadway. In 1934, after his wife retired from show business, he worked with Shirley Temple, in Hollywood, as well as Eleanor Powell, Fred Astaire, and Ronald Reagan...
4. George Keymas George Keymas Actor, The Other Side of Midnight
5. Lee Kinsolving Lee Kinsolving Actor, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Gifted, poetic actor who never fulfilled his potential. The son of an Episcopal minister and the eldest of four, Kinsolving began acting after his first year of college. A Method actor, Kinsolving studied under Mary Welch of the famed Actors Studio in New York. After a short turn on Broadway, he was signed by agent Richard Clayton...
6. Barrie Ingham Barrie Ingham Actor, The Great Mouse Detective
7. Lynn Merrick Lynn Merrick Actress, A Close Call for Boston Blackie In 1940, a blonde, sultry-looking model from Fort Worth, Texas,(birth name Marilyn Llewelling)calling herself Marilyn Merrick, was cast in two Warner Bros. features and one short. She also had a role in "Dr. Christian Meets the Women (RKO)", and one of the two leading ladies opposite Johnny Mack Brown in in "Ragtime Cowboy Joe(Universal)." The WAMPAS Baby Stars...
8. Lili Damita Lili Damita Actress, Fighting Caravans Lili Damita was born Liliane Marie Madeleine Carré on July 10, 1904, in Blaye, France. As a child she studied ballet and attended school in several different countries. By the age of sixteen she was working as a professional model and dancer. In 1921 she won a beauty contest and was offered her first acting role...
9. Mike Douglas Mike Douglas Self, The Mike Douglas Show
10. Bill Kennedy Bill Kennedy Actor, Mr. Skeffington "...And who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice and the American way!" Remember that familiar voice on TV's Adventures of Superman? That belonged to Bill Kennedy. Kennedy's moneymaker was in his rich, resonant voice...
11. Lisa Ferraday Lisa Ferraday Actress, Rancho Notorious Original Woolite Girl. Traveled around USA for 2 years with "Wooly" the lamb promoting the product. Woolite was a powdered product which came in a blue can at that time. Had one of the first talk shows on television called "Dinner with Lisa" out of New York City where she interviewed dignitaries and other notable persons of the day...
12. Rik Van Nutter Rik Van Nutter Actor, Thunderball
13. Dennis Hoey Dennis Hoey Actor, Terror by Night
14. Mary Duncan Mary Duncan Actress, City Girl Mary Duncan went to Hollywood after critics praised her acting in the lead in "The Shanghai Gesture" on Broadway. While making Five and Ten (1931), she became friends with the film's lead, Marion Davies. The two attended a polo match, where Davies introduced Duncan to Stephen "Laddie" Sanford, an international polo star and director of the Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company...
15. Captain Haggerty Captain Haggerty Actor, Married to the Mob
16. Edgar D. Mitchell Edgar D. Mitchell Self, Heal for Free
17. Tim Richmond Tim Richmond Actor, Stroker Ace The inspiration for the movie Days of Thunder, Tim Richmond earned the nickname Hollywood Tim because of his passion to become an actor, a bug that bit him during a cameo appearance in the movie Stroker Ace with Burt Reynolds. But Richmond became most famous for his explosive rise and tragic fall in NASCAR racing...
18. Harold Rosson Harold Rosson Cinematographer, The Wizard of Oz Harold G. "Hal" Rosson, a cinematographer known for his subtle and imaginative lighting, was born in Genaseo, New York, on August 24, 1895, although some sources cite his birthday as April 6, 1895, or in 1889. Rosson entered the movie industry in 1908 as an actor at the Vitagraph Studios in Brooklyn...
19. Bhetty Waldron Bhetty Waldron Actress, Hit Man
20. Morton Downey Morton Downey Self, Star of the Family Pianist, songwriter ("Wabash Moon"), composer, singer and businessman, educated in public schools and at Lyman Hall. He began his singing career in a Greenwich Village movie theatre, and was later a vocalist for the Paul Whiteman orchestra aboard the SS Leviathan. In 1927, he toured Europe and then opened his own night club...
21. Roger Ailes Roger Ailes Producer, Tomorrow Coast to Coast Roger Eugene Ailes was born in Warren, Ohio, the son of Donna Marie and Robert Eugene Ailes, a factory foreman at a local factory. Later in life, Roger Ailes was inducted into the Warren High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. Roger Ailes graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio with a BA in 1962...
22. Sheilah Graham Sheilah Graham Self, Sheilah Graham in Hollywood
23. Rollie Massimino Rollie Massimino Self, The Palestra: Cathedral of Basketball
24. Richard LePore Richard LePore Actor, In Harm's Way
25. Curt Gowdy Curt Gowdy Self, The NFL on NBC
26. Eugenia Paul Eugenia Paul Actress, The Disembodied
27. Joseph Jefferson Joseph Jefferson Writer, Rip Van Winkle
28. Ethel Smith Ethel Smith Soundtrack, Dirty Dancing Ethel Smith graduated from Carnegie Tech, having majored in piano. She got a job as an organist in California, and then went to Rio de Janeiro for a four-week booking. She ended up staying much longer, and it was an Argentinian dance hall beat that inspired her most popular song, "Tico Tico." She returned to the United States during WWII...
29. Herbert B. Swope Jr. Herbert B. Swope Jr. Producer, Lights Out
30. Brett King Brett King Actor, Battleground
31. Howard Erskine Howard Erskine Actor, Zelig
32. James Last James Last Composer, ZDF Hitparade
33. Virgil Fox Virgil Fox Soundtrack, The Devil's Advocate
34. Miss DuPont Miss DuPont Actress, Foolish Wives
35. Robert Goelet Jr. Robert Goelet Jr. Producer, Rapture
36. Betty Luster Betty Luster Actress, Mr. B Natural
37. Marten Lamont Marten Lamont Actor, Pride and Prejudice
38. Devon Barry Devon Barry Actor, Boy Band
39. Frank Chirkinian Frank Chirkinian Self, Tin Cup
40. George Barnes George Barnes Actor, The Cat's Paw
41. Steve Mizerak Steve Mizerak Actor, The Color of Money
42. John David Conti John David Conti Actor, The Runner
43. W.A. Bishop W.A. Bishop Thanks, Captains of the Clouds William Avery 'Billy' Bishop was born on 8 February 1894 in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada, to William and Margaret Bishop. He was the middle of three children. Billy had a tough time of it in school as he had a slight lisp and preferred swimming, horse riding and the company of young ladies to team sports and academics...
44. Arthur Somers Roche Arthur Somers Roche Writer, Star of Midnight Mystery thriller writer Arthur Somers Roche was born in Somerville, Massachusetts. He was the son of James Jeffry Roche, a prominent Irish-American author, journalist and diplomat and Mary Frances Halloran, a native of Massachusetts who died of pneumonia in 1885, some months shy of her thirtieth birthday...
45. Youree Dell Harris Youree Dell Harris Self, Hotline
46. Bill Carter Bill Carter Actor, Battle of the Worlds
47. Tom Eyen Tom Eyen Writer, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
48. Butch Trucks Butch Trucks Self, The Allman Brothers Band: Live at Great Woods
49. Susan Spencer-Wendel Susan Spencer-Wendel Writer, Until I Say Good-Bye
50. William Roy William Roy Actor, Hangmen Also Die! Not a well remembered child film actor, William Roy is better remembered as a pianist, accompanist, songwriter, singer and musical director. During the last several decades Roy prepared renowned cabaret shows for nightclub stars, notably the luminous Julie Wilson. With Wilson he put together "songbook" shows that honored the American theatre in tribute to such composers as George Gershwin...
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