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1. Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Soundtrack, Moulin Rouge! Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He became withdrawn and anti-social...
2. Frank Silva Frank Silva Actor, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me A native of central California, Frank Silva majored in theater at San Francisco State University where he received a master's degree in light design. He worked with director David Lynch on several of his movies (Dune, Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart) as a prop master and set decorator. While Silva was working...
3. Carl Sagan Carl Sagan Writer, Contact Astronomer, educator and author, Sagan was perhaps the world's greatest popularizer of science, reaching millions of people through newspapers, magazines and television broadcasts. He is well-known for his work on the PBS series Cosmos, the Emmy- and Peabody-award-winning show that became the most watched series in public-television history...
4. August Wilson August Wilson Writer, The Piano Lesson August Wilson once dropped out of school, disillusioned after having been unjustly accused of plagiarism by a racist instructor who could not fathom the artistic and intellectual genius of a then young Black male writer. Wilson was not disillusioned forever. Having now completed a decade by decade cycle of seven plays that illustrate the complexity...
5. Roy Chiao Roy Chiao Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
6. Layne Staley Layne Staley Soundtrack, The Perfect Storm Layne Staley was born in Kirkland, Washington in 1967. In the mid-1980s, he fronted the glam metal band Sleze, then formed Alice in Chains (then called Alice n' Chains, ala Guns 'N' Roses) with guitarist Jerry Cantrell, bassist Mike Starr & drummer Sean Kinney. Their debut album Facelift was a hit...
7. Peg Phillips Peg Phillips Actress, Dogfight Margaret "Peg" Phillips was a retired accountant when she began taking acting classes at age 65. In 1990 she was cast in the role of Ruth-Anne Miller, the shop keeper in the series Northern Exposure. The role was supposed to be only intermittent, but Peg's portrayal won the hearts of viewers, and Ruth-Anne became a regular role...
8. Alex Haley Alex Haley Writer, Malcolm X Alex Haley served in the United States Coast Guard during the Second World War, Korean Conflict, and Cold War, and was the first African-American Coast Guardsman in the modern era to reach the rank of Chief Petty Officer. This paved the way for many other black men and women to rise into the senior enlisted ranks in the naval services...
9. Eugene Troobnick Eugene Troobnick Actor, Guiding Light
10. Stewart Stern Stewart Stern Writer, Rebel Without a Cause Stewart Stern was born into Hollywood royalty. His uncle was the ever powerful Adolph Zukor and his cousins were the Loews, who controlled MGM.
11. Maureen Starkey Maureen Starkey Self, John & Yoko in Syracuse, New York
12. Robert Nadir Robert Nadir Actor, Mad Love He married his wife, former The Love Boat star Lauren Tewes in 1996. Seemingly healthy, in 1997, he suddenly became fatigued while acting in a play. Then while auditioning for a radio commercial, he tripped over a word so badly that the producer thought he was drunk. In January 1998, Bob was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
13. Brigid Bazlen Brigid Bazlen Actress, How the West Was Won
14. Vivian Dandridge Vivian Dandridge Actress, The Big Broadcast of 1936
15. Stephen Brooks Stephen Brooks Actor, Days of Our Lives
16. Richard T. Heffron Richard T. Heffron Director, Futureworld
17. Carey Wilber Carey Wilber Writer, Space Seed
18. Alma Kruger Alma Kruger Actress, His Girl Friday Matronly, grandmotherly character actress, in films 1935-47, best known as head nurse Molly Byrd in the "Dr. Kildare/Dr. Gillespie" films of the 1930s and '40s. 64 years old when she made her film debut in William Wyler's "These Three" in 1935, she lived to be 88, dying in 1960.
19. Dorothy Dunbar Dorothy Dunbar Actress, The Amateur Gentleman
20. Matt Briggs Matt Briggs Actor, The Ox-Bow Incident
21. Steffi Sidney Steffi Sidney Actress, Rebel Without a Cause
22. Russell Huestis Russell Huestis Actor, The More the Merrier
23. Marjorie Nelson Marjorie Nelson Actress, Inheritance
24. David Hoffman David Hoffman Actor, A Night in Casablanca
25. John Harron John Harron Actor, White Zombie Actor John (Johnnie) Harron was born in New York City on March 31, 1903, a younger brother of silent screen star Robert Harron. John got his first taste of the movie business with an unbilled bit in one of his brother's many classic films, Hearts of the World. After all the tabloid hoopla of his brother's...
26. Jeffrey L. Smith Jeffrey L. Smith Actor, Grumpier Old Men Jeff Smith was born in Tacoma, Washington, in 1939. He grew up in a close family, and learned some of his first lessons in food, and in frugal cooking from his mother. His love of wine; one of the most prominent elements in his cooking, came from his friendship, in his youth, with a doctor named Lester Baskin...
27. Elinor Fair Elinor Fair Actress, The Yankee Clipper
28. Jeff Alexander Jeff Alexander Composer, Jailhouse Rock Composer, author, conductor and arranger. He was educated at the Becker Conservatory, and studied under Edmund Ross and Joseph Schillinger. For his work on "The Seeing Eye", he was presented with the New York International Film Fest Award. He joined ASCAP in 1952, and his chief musical collaborators included Jack Brooks and Larry Orenstein...
29. Mark Dempsey Mark Dempsey Actor, Oh! Calcutta!
30. Claude E. Carpenter Claude E. Carpenter Set Decorator, Notorious
31. Sydney Smith Sydney Smith Actor, No Time for Sergeants
32. Ted D'Arms Ted D'Arms Actor, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
33. Betty Bryant Betty Bryant Actress, 40,000 Horsemen
34. Andrew Wood Andrew Wood Soundtrack, Say Anything...
35. Paul Shure Paul Shure Music Department, Batman Forever
36. Lou Fant Lou Fant Actor, Looking for Mr. Goodbar
37. Jeff Hollis Jeff Hollis Actor, The Big Easy
38. Vivian Mason Vivian Mason Actress, The Lost Planet
39. Otto Lang Otto Lang Director, Northwest Passage
40. Kristen Pfaff Kristen Pfaff Uncategorised
41. Ai Saotome Ai Saotome Actress, Shabu gokudo
42. Jesse Glover Jesse Glover Self, The Curse of the Dragon
43. Steve Goodman Steve Goodman Soundtrack, Children of Men
44. Lavrentis Dianellos Lavrentis Dianellos Actor, Madalena
45. Marc Reshovsky Marc Reshovsky Cinematographer, Set It Off
46. Albert Aley Albert Aley Writer, The Ugly Dachshund
47. Mark Chamberlin Mark Chamberlin Actor, The Ward
48. Gwen Gaze Gwen Gaze Actress, The Secret of Treasure Island
49. Helene Madison Helene Madison Self, The Human Fish
50. Ivar Haglund Ivar Haglund Actor, The Captain Puget Show
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