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1. 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...
2. 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 He became withdrawn and anti-social...
3. Roy Chiao Roy Chiao Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
4. Layne Staley Layne Staley Soundtrack, Black Hawk Down 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...
5. Carl Sagan Carl Sagan Writer, Contact Astronomer, educator and author Carl 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 Award and Peabody Award-winning show that became the most watched series in public-television history...
6. August Wilson August Wilson Writer, Fences 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...
7. Nicoletta Machiavelli Nicoletta Machiavelli Actress, Navajo Joe
8. Brigid Bazlen Brigid Bazlen Actress, How the West Was Won
9. Peg Phillips Peg Phillips Actress, Northern Exposure 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...
10. Stephen Brooks Stephen Brooks Actor, The F.B.I.
11. 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.
12. 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...
13. 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.
14. Marvin Rosand Marvin Rosand Actor, Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces
15. Vivian Dandridge Vivian Dandridge Actress, The Big Broadcast of 1936
16. Gary Smoot Gary Smoot Actor, The Transcendental Slave
17. Richard T. Heffron Richard T. Heffron Director, Futureworld
18. Maureen Starkey Maureen Starkey Self, John & Yoko in Syracuse, New York
19. Charles B. Jenkins Charles B. Jenkins Actor, The Postman Always Rings Twice
20. 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.
21. Mark Chamberlin Mark Chamberlin Actor, The Ward
22. 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...
23. Sydney Smith Sydney Smith Actor, No Time for Sergeants
24. Andrew Wood Andrew Wood Soundtrack, Say Anything...
25. Heather Hughes Heather Hughes Actress, Singles
26. Albert Aley Albert Aley Writer, The Ugly Dachshund
27. Ted D'Arms Ted D'Arms Actor, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
28. Mia Zapata Mia Zapata Self, The Gits Mia Zapata grew up listening to Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Jimmy Reed, Ray Charles and Hank Williams. She was also a gifted poet and artist. In the fall of 1986, she formed a rock band called The Gits with three classmates at Antioch College in Ohio. In 1989, they relocated to Seattle...
29. 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...
30. Elinor Fair Elinor Fair Actress, The Volga Boatman
31. Nicole Harrison Nicole Harrison Actress, American Taboo
32. David Hoffman David Hoffman Actor, A Night in Casablanca
33. Eric Medalle Eric Medalle Art Department, Pokémon
34. Dorothy Dunbar Dorothy Dunbar Actress, Lightning Lariats
35. Ai Saotome Ai Saotome Actress, Shabu gokudo
36. Jeff Alexander Jeff Alexander Composer, Julia 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...
37. Steffi Sidney Steffi Sidney Actress, Rebel Without a Cause
38. Mark Dempsey Mark Dempsey Actor, Oh! Calcutta!
39. Jesse Glover Jesse Glover Self, The Curse of the Dragon
40. Steve Goodman Steve Goodman Soundtrack, Children of Men
41. Jeff Hollis Jeff Hollis Actor, The Big Easy
42. Ruth Rogers Ruth Rogers Actress, Hidden Gold
43. Marjorie Nelson Marjorie Nelson Actress, Inheritance
44. Kristen Pfaff Kristen Pfaff Kristen Marie Pfaff was born on May 26, 1967 on Buffalo, New York, USA. Kristen is the only child of her mother's first marriage, which ended in divorce when Kristen was very young. Her mother Janet later married Norman Pfaff, and Kristen took his stepfather's surname. She had a younger brother, Jason Pfaff...
45. Lou Fant Lou Fant Actor, Looking for Mr. Goodbar
46. Vivian Mason Vivian Mason Actress, The Lost Planet
47. Gabriella Lamiel Gabriella Lamiel Actress, The Chase
48. Matt Briggs Matt Briggs Actor, The Ox-Bow Incident
49. Eugene Troobnick Eugene Troobnick Actor, Guiding Light
50. Billy Wolfstone Billy Wolfstone Actor, The First Round-Up
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