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1. Robert Reed Robert Reed Actor, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
2. Jack Nance Jack Nance Actor, Eraserhead Born in Boston of Irish ancestry and raised in Dallas, Jack Nance traveled throughout the country doing children's theater. For eight years, he performed with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Later, he became involved with avant-garde theater. He first met David Lynch in the early 1970s in Philadelphia while he was performing in a local theater...
3. Dabbs Greer Dabbs Greer Actor, The Green Mile Greer's last role in a long and successful career, was in the hit movie, The Green Mile. He shared the starring role with Tom Hanks--Hanks as the younger version, Greer as the much older version--of lead character, Paul Edgecomb. Greer's character narrates throughout the entire film. It is from Greer's p.o.v. and memory flashbacks that the entire tale unfolds. He was 82 years old.
4. Joe McMahon Joe McMahon Producer, Mutiny on the Bering Sea
5. Stephen J. Cannell Stephen J. Cannell Writer, 21 Jump Street Stephen J. Cannell was raised in Pasadena, California. His father ran an interior design firm. From an early age, Stephen suffered from undiagnosed dyslexia, which made it nearly impossible from him to do well in school, he either flunked or was held back many times. Even though one of the courses he had trouble with was English...
6. John McIntire John McIntire Actor, Psycho John McIntire possessed the requisite grit, craggy features and crusty, steely-eyed countenance to make for one of television and film's most durable supporting players of western settings. Born in Spokane, Washington in 1907 and the son of a lawyer, he grew up in Montana where he learned to raise and ride broncos on the family homestead...
7. W.C. Fields W.C. Fields Actor, The Bank Dick William Claude Dukenfield was the eldest of five children born to Cockney immigrant James Dukenfield and Philadelphia native Kate Felton. He went to school for four years, then quit to work with his father selling vegetables from a horse cart. At eleven, after many fights with his alcoholic father (who hit him on the head with a shovel)...
8. Madge Blake Madge Blake Actress, Batman: The Movie
9. Arthur Peterson Arthur Peterson Actor, Targets
10. Frank Silvera Frank Silvera Actor, Killer's Kiss He was a highly successful black actor/director in the 1950s and 1960s who - because of his light-skinned appearance - transcended race and ethnicity in his performances. In motion pictures, Frank Silvera was cast as black, Latino, Polynesian and "white"/racially indeterminate (due to black + white film stock's lack of discernment when rendering light-skinned African-Americans)...
11. Paul Maxey Paul Maxey Actor, The Narrow Margin
12. Richard Ney Richard Ney Actor, Mrs. Miniver A Columbia University grad with an economics degree, Richard Ney was sidetracked into stage and films. For his movie debut, Ney was cast as Greer Garson's eldest son in the Oscar-winning Mrs. Miniver (1942). He later married Garson, ten years his senior, accruing negative publicity during their 1947 divorce proceedings when it was alleged that he had derided her for being old...
13. Morris Ankrum Morris Ankrum Actor, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers A graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law, Morris Ankrum was an attorney and an economics professor before switching careers and joining the theater. He was a veteran stage actor by the time he entered the film industry in the 1930s, where he spent much time in westerns, playing everything from Indian chiefs to crooked town bankers...
14. Warren Vanders Warren Vanders Actor, Rooster Cogburn
15. Lina Romay Lina Romay Actress, The Big Wheel Vivacious brunette singer and actress, Lina Romay, was born in New York in January 1919, the daughter of Mexican L.A. consulate attaché Porfirio A. Romay. In her teens, she was adept at swimming and diving. Moreover, she had an excellent voice and could sing equally well in English and in Spanish. Her showbusiness career took off...
16. Maudie Prickett Maudie Prickett Actress, The Story of Jack Referees Wrestling Match
17. Stanley Clements Stanley Clements Actor, The More the Merrier Stanley Clements realized he wanted a show-business career while he was in grammar school, and when he graduated he toured in vaudeville for two years. He then joined the touring company of Edward Bowes' (aka Major Bowes) Amateur Hour. In 1941 he was signed to a contract by 20th Century-Fox and appeared in several B films for the studio...
18. Teena Marie Teena Marie Soundtrack, The Goonies
19. Chris Antley Chris Antley Actor, A Bronx Tale
20. Natacha Rambova Natacha Rambova Costume Designer, Salomé Primarily famous as the wife of screen idol Rudolph Valentino, Natacha Rambova was also a talented dancer and an innovative set designer, bringing the Art Deco style to Hollywood for the first time. At the age of 17 she became a protégé and lover of Russian ballet Svengali Theodore Kosloff, a brilliant but manipulative dancer who shot her in the leg when she finally escaped from his dance company...
21. Samuel S. Hinds Samuel S. Hinds Actor, It's a Wonderful Life Samuel S. Hinds, a Harvard graduate, was a lawyer in Hollywood until the stock market crash of 1929, in which he lost most of his money. Hinds, who had an interest in theater acting, decided to embark on a career in acting, albeit it age 54. The tall, dignified-looking Hinds appeared in over 200 films...
22. David McMahon David McMahon Actor, The Creature Walks Among Us
23. Mary Gordon Mary Gordon Actress, Bride of Frankenstein Short, plump, kind-faced character actress in US films, best remembered for her lilting Scots accent, her top-knotted silver hair and her dangling earrings.
24. Frank Puglia Frank Puglia Actor, Jungle Book Puglia started his career at age 15 when he joined a traveling operetta company. Frank appeared in Italian opera from the age of 13. He came to the U.S. in 1907 and worked in a laundry before joining an Italian language theatre group in New York. In 1921, while appearing on stage, he was spotted by D.W. Griffith and was hired immediately...
25. Eily Malyon Eily Malyon Actress, Going My Way
26. Frances Gifford Frances Gifford Actress, The Reluctant Dragon Frances Gifford had a somewhat unorthodox introduction to the movie business. Born and raised in Long Beach, California, she had no ambition to be an actress, and in fact had applied to UCLA when, at age 16, she and a friend got to visit the Samuel Goldwyn Studios, where they watched a movie being shot...
27. Louis Mercier Louis Mercier Actor, Sahara
28. Genevieve Tobin Genevieve Tobin Actress, The Petrified Forest Supporting actress in US films of the 30s.
29. Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom Actor, Nothing Sacred Max Rosenbloom was 5'11" and weighed 165-170 lb. during the peak of his professional boxing years (which included 289 fights). In later years the larger-than-life "Slapsie Maxie" would parlay his sports fame into a Hollywood career playing a series of Runyonesque-type thugs and pugs. Born Max Everitt Rosenbloom in Connecticut...
30. Betty Bronson Betty Bronson Actress, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Betty Bronson's discovery reads like a Hollywood dream. As a New Jersey teenage bit-player, she was rocketed from obscurity when she was chosen to play the part of Peter Pan in 1924's Peter Pan. She was hand-selected by author J.M. Barrie and beat several Hollywood superstars to the part, most notably Gloria Swanson and Mary Pickford...
31. Jack Walsh Jack Walsh Actor, A Simple Plan
32. Hank Mann Hank Mann Actor, Modern Times
33. Creighton Hale Creighton Hale Actor, The Cat and the Canary
34. Ray Hyke Ray Hyke Actor, Red River
35. Henry Bumstead Henry Bumstead Art Director, Vertigo Versatile art director Henry Bumstead was an adroit master of outdoor set design, at his best and most prolific under Alfred Hitchcock (4 films), George Roy Hill (8 films) and Clint Eastwood (13 films). The son of a sporting goods store manager and a schoolteacher, Henry inherited both strong athletic and artistic inclinations...
36. Gene Patton Gene Patton Self, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
37. John Hawker John Hawker Actor, 10
38. Steve Pendleton Steve Pendleton Actor, Rio Grande
39. Abel Franco Abel Franco Actor, ¡Three Amigos!
40. Denver Mattson Denver Mattson Stunts, The Thing
41. Tyler MacDuff Tyler MacDuff Actor, Corporal Hardy
42. Earl Derr Biggers Earl Derr Biggers Writer, House of the Long Shadows
43. David Ackles David Ackles Writer, Word of Honor
44. Ann Tyrrell Ann Tyrrell Actress, Julius Caesar
45. Vance Gerry Vance Gerry Writer, Hercules
46. Cheryl Walker Cheryl Walker Actress, Identity Unknown
47. Joe Lanza Joe Lanza Actor, Virgin Sacrifice Joseph Lanza was born in Thompsonville, Connecticut on April 20, 1923. One of a dozen children, Joey had the advantage of a great deal of freedom. He returned to complete his senior year in high school after serving in the Air Force during World War II, and graduated from UCLA seventeen years later at the age of 39 (June 1962)...
48. Johnny Kascier Johnny Kascier Actor, Ain't Love Cuckoo?
49. Milt Banta Milt Banta Writer, Maleficent
50. Herbert Winters Herbert Winters Miscellaneous Crew, Blazing Saddles
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