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1. Sandra Dee Sandra Dee Actress, Imitation of Life Sandra Dee was born Alexandria Zuck on April 23, 1942 in Bayonne, New Jersey. Her mother envisioned a show business career for her daughter and would often lie about her age in order to get Sandy where she wanted to go. For example, her mother enrolled her in school early so she could have a head start...
2. Robert Urich Robert Urich Actor, Magnum Force Robert grew up in Toronto, Ohio, where his athletic ability led to a four year football scholarship at Florida State University (FSU). There he earned a B.A. in Communications. He later received an M.A. at Michigan State University and then joined WGN radio in Chicago as a sales account representative...
3. Strother Martin Strother Martin Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life. A native of Kokomo, Indiana, Strother Martin Jr. was the youngest of three children of Strother Douglas Martin, a machinist, and Ethel Dunlap Martin. His family moved soon after his birth to San Antonio, Texas, but quickly returned to Indiana...
4. Bing Russell Bing Russell Actor, The Magnificent Seven Although best known as the deputy on Bonanza and Robert in The Magnificent Seven, Russell's notoriety on a national level was as the owner of the Portland Mavericks Baseball Club. Helming the only independent team in the class A Northwest League, Russell was an innovator. Before Bull Durham, there were the Mavericks...
5. Steve Forrest Steve Forrest Actor, Spies Like Us A ruggedly handsome action man of the 1960's and 70's, Steve Forrest began his screen career as a small part contract player with MGM. A brother of star Dana Andrews, he was born William Forrest Andrews, the youngest of thirteen children. His father was a Baptist minister in Huntsville, Texas. In 1942...
6. Virginia Mayo Virginia Mayo Actress, White Heat Virginia Clara Jones was born on November 30, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of a newspaper reporter and his wife. The family had a rich heritage in the St. Louis area: her great-great-great-grandfather served in the American Revolution and later founded the city of East Saint Louis, Illinois...
7. Don Grady Don Grady Actor, After the Honeymoon Born Don Agrati in San Diego, California, Don Grady became a Mousekeeter, along with 23 others, when that show debuted in 1955. In 1960, he joined My Three Sons, which debuted in 1960 and ran for 12 years. As an enthusiast of music after "My Three Sons" ended, he continued in music as a composer and songwriter...
8. Tom Laughlin Tom Laughlin Actor, Billy Jack
9. John Crawford John Crawford Actor, The Enforcer Burly, handsome and rugged character actor John Crawford appeared in over 200 movies and TV shows combined in a career that spanned over 40 years, usually cast as tough and/or villainous characters. Crawford was born Cleve Richardson on September 13, 1920, in Colfax, Washington. He was discovered by a Warner Bros...
10. Jack Kirby Jack Kirby Writer, Iron Man
11. Torin Thatcher Torin Thatcher Actor, Witness for the Prosecution Associated with gritty, flashy film villainy, veteran character actor Torin Thatcher was born in Bombay, India to British parents on January 15, 1905, and was educated in England at the Bedford School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. A former schoolteacher, he appeared on the London stage in 1927 before entering British films in 1934...
12. Joseph Stefano Joseph Stefano Writer, Psycho Creative horror screenwriter Joseph Stefano has been writing scripts since the early sixties. His first was The Black Orchid. Less than a year later, he met his new friend, Alfred Hitchcock, to do the famous script for Psycho. Stefano decided to drop the script for Hitchcock's The Birds...
13. Artie Shaw Artie Shaw Soundtrack, Flags of Our Fathers Artie Shaw was the rival of Benny Goodman in the Swing era. With a different style of playing, his sound on clarinet was more liquid than Goodman's sound. After playing in different orchestras in the late 1920s and '30s, he formed his own orchestra in 1936, and he added a string quartet to the Big Band...
14. Sparky Anderson Sparky Anderson Self, Game 4 Manager of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds from 1972 to 1978. Team was known as the Big Red Machine and included such superstar players as Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Tony Perez, and Joe Morgan. Anderson guided the Reds to four World Series appearances in his tenure, winning the world championship in 1975 and 1976...
15. Lucy Saroyan Lucy Saroyan Actress, Blue Collar
16. William D. Gordon William D. Gordon Writer, Amy Prentiss: Part 2
17. Darla Darla Actress, The Silence of the Lambs
18. Eddie Dean Eddie Dean Actor, Black Hills Eddie Dean made his name as a country-western singer on radio in the '30s. He journeyed to Hollywood to make it in western movies, debuting in Manhattan Love Song, but he could only land bit parts in features and musical shorts. His career started to take off in the early 1940s, though, and by 1945 he was among the more popular of the cowboy stars...
19. Ivan Naranjo Ivan Naranjo Actor, The Trial of Standing Bear Ivan Orlando Naranjo was an actor. He was of Native American Indian descent (Blackfeet Nation) and had 3 children, Arleen, Gerry, and Brian. He also worked as a horse back rider for shows, like the Buffalo Bill Show in Disney Paris, as "chief Sitting Bull".
20. Vilma Ebsen Vilma Ebsen Actress, Broadway Melody of 1936
21. Bud Linn Bud Linn Actor, Song of the Range A lifelong singer, Bud Linn's association with the King's Men quartet was his primary profession, beginning in 1930. From 1934 to 1937 The King's Men (Ken Darby, Arranger & Bass; Rad Robinson Baritone; Jon Dodson, Lead Tenor; Bud Linn, Top Tenor) were a feature of the Paul Whiteman Orchestra on RCA records and the Kraft Music Hall...
22. Joe Benson Joe Benson Actor, Redneck Zombies
23. Dwight Hauser Dwight Hauser Writer, Nikki, Wild Dog of the North Actor, writer, and producer, a man who wanted to leave the world a better place - and did - for having just been in it. He began his career at the Pasadena Playhouse with his closest friends, - including George Reeves (_"Superman" (1952)_), Robert Preston (The Music Man), and Dana Andrews, amongst other golden era legends...
24. Teddy Infuhr Teddy Infuhr Actor, The Bishop's Wife Missouri-born child actor Teddy Infuhr, youngest of four, moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was three and was initially prodded into acting by his mother. A young student at the Rainbow Studios, he was spotted by a talent agent and booked the very first film he went out on with The Tuttles of Tahiti at the age of 5...
25. Gloria Noble Gloria Noble Actress, Small Town Girl
26. James Newill James Newill Actor, Spook Town
27. Charles Davis Charles Davis Actor, The Desert Rats
28. Art Fisher Art Fisher Director, Cher He is known as the first director to apply chroma key (aka green screen) technology in his Cher Specials. His prodigy David Grossman went on to become a leading TV director, as he is co-head director of Desperate Housewives with Larry Shaw. Art is survived by his son Zachary and two daughters Shari and Dani.
29. Hawley Pratt Hawley Pratt Animation Department, The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour
30. Robert E. Relyea Robert E. Relyea Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, West Side Story
31. Josephine Dunn Josephine Dunn Actress, One Hour with You Convent-educated Mary Josephine Dunn got her start in the chorus line of 'Good Morning, Dearie' at the age of 15. She was briefly in the Ziegfeld Follies and, in 1924, had a walk-on in 'Dear Sir' on Broadway. Two years later, she was picked by a talent scout to join the Paramount acting school for hopeful young debutantes...
32. Louanne Hogan Louanne Hogan Soundtrack, State Fair
33. Ed Masry Ed Masry Self, Spotlight on Location: Erin Brockovich
34. Charles J. Conrad Charles J. Conrad Actor, Border Action
35. Joel Hirschhorn Joel Hirschhorn Soundtrack, The Towering Inferno Joel Hirschhorn shared two Academy Awards for theme songs in "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno," with longtime collaborator Al Kasha. During his long career Hirschhorn's songs sold more than 90 million records, and were featured in more then 20 films and were recorded by various artists including Elvis Presley...
36. Greg Garrison Greg Garrison Director, NBC: The First Fifty Years - A Closer Look Greg Garrison was the very definition of a successful television director in the 1950s-60s. Breaking into live TV in the late 1940s directing Milton Berle on his wildly popular The Buick Circus Hour (AKA "Texaco Star Theater"), Garrison quickly learned the mechanics of fast-paced production, lessons learned in the frenetic world of live TV could would be well applied to taped production...
37. Bruce Edwards Bruce Edwards Actor, The Black Widow
38. Barry Brooks Barry Brooks Actor, The Obsolete Man
39. Pamela Matheson Pamela Matheson Actress, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment
40. Mark Patrick Carducci Mark Patrick Carducci Writer, Pumpkinhead
41. Zaki Gordon Zaki Gordon Director, Waiting for Mo
42. Bill Welsh Bill Welsh Actor, The Las Vegas Story
43. Frank P. Rosenberg Frank P. Rosenberg Producer, One-Eyed Jacks
44. Larry Rio Larry Rio Actor, Casa Manana
45. Dorothy Babb Dorothy Babb Actress, Earl Carroll Sketchbook
46. Bessie Eyton Bessie Eyton Actress, The Heart of Texas Ryan Born Bessie Harrison in Santa Barbara in 1890. Her father Edgar Thomas Harrison was a musician. Bessie starred in at least 200 melodrama, action westerns and crime films. In the 1910 she was visiting the Selig Film studios with a party of friends, when a director saw and liked her red hair because he said it would photograph a beautiful black...
47. Theodore Strauss Theodore Strauss Writer, Moonrise
48. Charles H. Maguire Charles H. Maguire Producer, The Sand Pebbles
49. Sig Herzig Sig Herzig Writer, Varsity Show
50. Ernest Severn Ernest Severn Actor, Pursued
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