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1. Roddy McDowall Roddy McDowall Actor, Planet of the Apes Roderick McDowall was born in London, the son of a Merchant Mariner father and a mother who had always wanted to be in movies. He was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family, playing Peter Osborne, the younger brother of sisters played by Jessica Tandy and Glynis Johns...
2. Sage Stallone Sage Stallone Actor, Rocky V
3. R.G. Armstrong R.G. Armstrong Actor, Predator A golden career was reflected in his name. Robert Golden Armstrong ("Bob" to his friends) was born in Birmingham, Alabama on April 7, 1917. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While there, he was frequently performing on stage with the Carolina Playmakers. After graduating, R.G...
4. Aneta Corsaut Aneta Corsaut Actress, The Blob
5. Alice Ghostley Alice Ghostley Actress, The Graduate Whether portraying a glum, withering wallflower, a drab and dowdy housewife, a klutzy maid or a cynical gossip, eccentric character comedienne Alice Ghostley had the ability to draw laughs from the skimpiest of material with a simple fret or whine. Making a name for herself on the Tony-winning Broadway stage...
6. Nicholas Colasanto Nicholas Colasanto Actor, Raging Bull Nicholas Colasanto, the actor and television director who achieved his greatest success as "Coach" on the TV series Cheers at the end of his career, was born January 19, 1924 in Providence, Rhode Island, one of seven children. He attended Providence's Central High School but did not graduate due to World War II...
7. Bill Erwin Bill Erwin Actor, The Land Before Time
8. Nancy Walker Nancy Walker Actress, Murder by Death They say big things often come in small packages, and never was that saying more true than when sizing up the talents of that diminutive dynamo Nancy Walker. Born Anna Myrtle Smoyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 10, 1922, she lived a "born-in-a-trunk" existence as the daughter of vaudevillian Dewey Barto (né Dewey Smoyer)...
9. Julius Carry Julius Carry Actor, The Last Dragon
10. Barney Martin Barney Martin Actor, Arthur
11. Anne Haney Anne Haney Actress, Liar Liar Anne Haney held prominent roles acting on stage, on the screen, and on TV. All these achievements came in her mid 40s, after she had raised a daughter and buried a husband. It wasn't until after she had packed her daughter off to college and "the maid quit", as she said, that she decided to try her hand at acting...
12. Gene Autry Gene Autry Soundtrack, Sleepless in Seattle Composer, songwriter ("Back in the Saddle Again","That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine"), actor, author and businessman, educated at Ravia (Oklahoma) High School. He was a telegrapher for the Frisco Railroad, and first appeared on radio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Later he had his own radio show on CBS. In World War he was a flight officer for the United States Army Air Force...
13. Charles McGraw Charles McGraw Actor, The Birds Gravel voiced, stoney faced & grizzled looking actor Charles McGraw notched up dozens of TV and film appearances often portraying law enforcement figures or military officers, plus the odd shifty gangster. Noted appearances include as dogged cop Det. Sgt. Walter Brown protecting a mob witness in the 1952 noir classic The Narrow Margin ...
14. Larry Parks Larry Parks Actor, The Jolson Story When amiable Columbia Pictures actor Larry Parks was entrusted the role of entertainer Al Jolson in the biopic The Jolson Story, his career finally hit the big time. Within a few years, however, his bright new world crumbled courtesy of the House Un-American Activities Committee after the actor admitted under pressure that he was once affiliated with the Communist Party...
15. Richard Paul Richard Paul Actor, The People vs. Larry Flynt Is understanding human behavior important to being a good actor? If so, then it's no surprise that Richard Paul is eminently qualified for his successful acting career. A native Californian with a BA in public affairs from Claremont Men's College, now Claremont McKenna College, Richard earned an MA in psychology from California State University at Los Angeles...
16. Elliott Reid Elliott Reid Actor, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
17. Dick Tufeld Dick Tufeld Actor, Lost in Space The first words heard in the Irwin Allen's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea tv series belonged to Dick Tufeld: "This is the Seaview, the most extraordinary submarine in all the seven seas". The first words heard in the Irwin Allen's Lost In Space tv series belonged to Dick Tufeld: "This is the beginning, this is the day, you are watching the unfolding of one of history's great adventures...
18. Diane Brewster Diane Brewster Actress, The Young Philadelphians Diane Brewster was born on March 11, 1931, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was largely a character actress in both motion pictures and television. She was 24 years old when she began acting on TV. Her first role was in a few episodes of the westerns Cheyenne and Zane Grey Theater. Her first motion picture roles was as Sylvia Quentin in Pharaoh's Curse in 1956...
19. William Mims William Mims Actor, The Children's Hour
20. Lilyan Chauvin Lilyan Chauvin Actress, Catch Me If You Can A veteran actress including both leading and supporting roles, Chauvin started on the English stage before moving to America. She is started small roles through the 50s and 60s.
21. Bill Saito Bill Saito Actor, Matchstick Men
22. Biff Elliot Biff Elliot Actor, The Enemy Below
23. Richard Benedict Richard Benedict Actor, Ace in the Hole Actor/director Richard Benedict was born Joseph Sciurba in Sicily. He came to the US with his family when he was seven. He was a prizefighter before journeying to Hollywood to break into the movies. His stocky, somewhat menacing appearance got him tough-guy and henchman roles, although he did get the occasional second lead...
24. Michael Goldberg Michael Goldberg Writer, Cool Runnings
25. Don C. Harvey Don C. Harvey Actor, Forbidden Jungle Prolific character actor Don Harvey started his career playing in tent shows, repertory companies and radio with his wife Jean Harvey. While in Hollywood he starred on a radio show with Hedda Hopper. Harvey signed a contract with Columbia Pictures in 1949 and played in a several serials of the era: Atom Man vs. Superman...
26. Stu Nahan Stu Nahan Actor, Rocky IV
27. Bonnie Lee Bakley Bonnie Lee Bakley Actress, Radio Days
28. John Larkin John Larkin Actor, The Edge of Night
29. Lee Millar Lee Millar Actor, Lady and the Tramp
30. Douglas Henderson Douglas Henderson Actor, The Manchurian Candidate
31. Bill Peet Bill Peet Writer, Maleficent
32. Cliff Norton Cliff Norton Actor, General Hospital
33. Hollingsworth Morse Hollingsworth Morse Director, Crash of Moons
34. Dick Yarmy Dick Yarmy Actor, The Hot Line
35. Dick Wessel Dick Wessel Actor, Dick Tracy vs. Cueball Rough-and-tumble American actor Dick Wessel had a fierce-looking scowl on a bulldog of a mug. That, coupled with a thick build and imposing stance, earned him appearances in countless Warner Bros. comedies and hard-boiled crime dramas throughout the late 1930s and 1940s. Although he made hundreds of films...
36. David Byrd David Byrd Actor, Lost Highway
37. Paul Newlan Paul Newlan Actor, The Americanization of Emily
38. Pete Candoli Pete Candoli Soundtrack, Touch of Evil
39. Jack Egger Jack Egger Actor, Stella Dallas
40. Melville Shavelson Melville Shavelson Writer, Yours, Mine and Ours
41. Danny Naten Danny Naten Actor, Black Russian
42. George Sawaya George Sawaya Actor, Batman: The Movie
43. Lauretta Feldman Lauretta Feldman Self, Augenblick mal... Wer ist Marty Feldman?
44. Milly Del Rubio Milly Del Rubio Actress, You Gotta Have Hope
45. Barry Crane Barry Crane Director, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
46. Myrna Dell Myrna Dell Actress, The Lost Tribe Marilyn Adele Dunlap was born on March 5, 1924 (for her stage name she took her nickname, Myrna, and shortened her middle name, Adele, to "Dell", which she used as her last name). She started her career as a showgirl in the famous Earl Carroll Revue in New York, and made her film debut in A Night at Earl Carroll's...
47. Bill Couch Bill Couch Stunts, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
48. Monte Hale Monte Hale Actor, Giant American B-Western star and singing cowboy Monte Hale was born Samuel Buren Ely in 1919 in Ada, Oklahoma, to Herod and Helen Ely. He learned to sing and play guitar at an early age. In Houston and later Galveston, Texas, he played for vaudeville shows and local rodeos. During World War II a job as a...
49. Linda Stirling Linda Stirling Actress, Zorro's Black Whip American leading woman, a popular action star of serials in the 1940s. She studied music, dance, and drama as a child and received a scholarship to a Hollywood acting school. But she arrived in Hollywood to discover the school had closed, and she took a job as a showgirl at the Earl Carroll Theatre in Hollywood...
50. Alberta Vaughn Alberta Vaughn Actress, Randy Rides Alone
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