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1. Veronica Lake Veronica Lake Actress, Sullivan's Travels Veronica Lake was born as Constance Frances Marie Ockleman on November 14, 1922, in Brooklyn, New York. She was the daughter of Constance Charlotta (Trimble) and Harry Eugene Ockelman, who worked for an oil company as a ship employee. Her father was of half German and half Irish descent, and her mother was of Irish ancestry...
2. Gwen Verdon Gwen Verdon Actress, All My Children A star was born January 13, 1925 in Culver City, California. Her name was Gwyneth Evelyn Verdon, and she was the only Broadway star who had the capability of outshining greats, such as Ethel Merman. Her parents were English emigrants, Joseph William and Gertrude Verdon and she had one brother, William Vernon...
3. Robert Keeshan Robert Keeshan Actor, The Stupids Television producer and host Robert James Keeshan was born in Lynbrook, Long Island, New York. As a young man he served in the US Marine Corps Reserve. Starting as a page at the National Broadcasting Company, Keeshan later began his on-air career as the original "Clarabell, the Clown" for the NBC The Howdy Doody Show (aka "The Howdy Doody Show")...
4. Addison Powell Addison Powell Actor, Another World
5. Shirley Jackson Shirley Jackson Writer, The Haunting Shirley Jackson was a horror and mystery writer born in San Francisco, California in 1916. She is best remembered for her unsettling novel of paranoia and the supernatural, 'The Haunting of Hill House' (1959) and her terrifying short story 'The Lottery' (1948), a horror tale rife with symbolism that is still puzzled over by critics and academics to this day...
6. Maria von Trapp Maria von Trapp Writer, The Sound of Music Singer Maria Trapp was born on January 26, 1905, aboard a train, as her mother hurried from their village in the Tyrol to the hospital in Vienna, Austria. Her mother, Augusta (nee Rainer), died shortly after Maria was born, and her father, Karl Kutschera, died when she was 6 years old. As a guardian to Maria...
7. Ernest Kinoy Ernest Kinoy Writer, Buck and the Preacher
8. John La Touche John La Touche Soundtrack, Crimes and Misdemeanors Composer ("Cabin in the Sky") and author, educated at the Richmond Academy of Arts and Sciences and Columbia University. He wrote sketches for the Broadway stage revue "Pins and Needles" and also the stage scores for "Ballet Ballads", "Polonaise", songs for "Candide", and the score for 1954 New York Drama Critics award-winning production of "The Golden Apple"...
9. John Addison John Addison Music Department, Murder, She Wrote
10. James Goldstone James Goldstone Director, Rollercoaster
11. Robert J. Flaherty Robert J. Flaherty Director, Nanook of the North
12. William Sloane Coffin William Sloane Coffin Self, Splendor and Wisdom
13. Robert W. Castle Robert W. Castle Actor, Sleepers
14. Steven Bach Steven Bach Writer, Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate
15. W.C. Heinz W.C. Heinz Self, Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
16. Shelby Payne Shelby Payne Actress, The Big Sleep
17. Garry Davis Garry Davis Writer, Untitled Film on World Citizen # 1 Garry Davis
18. Dan Sweeney Dan Sweeney Camera and Electrical Department, Tequila Mockingbird
19. Pearl S. Buck Pearl S. Buck Writer, Guide Daughter of Christian missionaries, Pearl Buck was reared and educated in China. She received her university education in America but returned to China in the mid-1910s. She became a university instructor and writer, eventually authoring novels about China, some of which were turned into Hollywood films...
20. Peter Tewksbury Peter Tewksbury Director, Father Knows Best
21. Irving Fineman Irving Fineman Writer, Rome Adventure Irving Fineman (aka Jonathan Joseph) was born in New York City on April 9, 1893, the son of a businessman. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1917 and did advanced work at Harvard University. For a few years he was an engineering instructor at the University of Illinois-Urbana...
22. Patrick Farrow Patrick Farrow Self, Unusual Occupations
23. Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren Writer, All the King's Men Novelist, poet, critic and teacher. His best-known novel, "All the King's Men" (1946), won the Pulitzer Prize in 1947. The screen adaptation, All the King's Men, won the Academy Award for best motion picture of 1949. In 1986, Warren became the first poet laureate of the United States.
24. Henrik Galeen Henrik Galeen Writer, Nosferatu
25. Sidney Glazier Sidney Glazier Producer, The Producers
26. Vincent Sardi Jr. Vincent Sardi Jr. Self, The Muppets Take Manhattan
27. Rex Marshall Rex Marshall Self, Suspense Unflappable announcer and program host who began his career on Boston radio in 1937. He was the 'voice' for the Reynolds Aluminum Company for twenty-five years, and he also announced for Esso gasoline, Auto-Lite spark plugs and Maxwell House coffee. In his final decades, his rich voice hosted one of the classiest of local radio shows on a station covering Dartmouth's tony hometown...
28. Charlotte Potok Charlotte Potok Actress, State and Main
29. Vern Reed Vern Reed Actor, The Music Man
30. Liz Charles-Williams Liz Charles-Williams Writer, Deadlier Than the Male
31. Frances H. Flaherty Frances H. Flaherty Writer, Moana
32. Ellen Demming Ellen Demming Actress, Guiding Light What many people do not know about Ellen Demming, is that besides her work on the Guiding Light, she held membership in SAG and Actors Equity. In addition to playing Meta, she did Summer Stock, regional theatre, commercial work, and she starred off-Broadway in "Family Portrait", in 1959, at the Seven Arts Center...
33. Ed Pincus Ed Pincus Director, The Axe in the Attic
34. Anne Morrow Lindbergh Anne Morrow Lindbergh Self, Lindbergh em Portugal
35. Joel Sayre Joel Sayre Writer, Gunga Din Joel Grover Sayre Jr. was born on 13 December, 1901, at Marion, Indiana, the son of Joel Grover Sayre Sr. and his wife, the former Nora Clemens. Sayre grew up in Columbus, Ohio, where his father operated a business that manufactured window glass and his mother worked as a photographer and interior decorator...
36. Victor Kilian Jr. Victor Kilian Jr. Actor, Gold Rush Maisie
37. Robert Lincoln Robert Lincoln Self, Prince Henry (of Prussia) at Lincoln's Monument, Chicago, Ill.
38. Rudolf Serkin Rudolf Serkin Self, Ozawa
39. Tom Wicker Tom Wicker Writer, Attica
40. Eugene Price Eugene Price Writer, One Life to Live
41. Joe Kirkwood Sr. Joe Kirkwood Sr. Self, Fairway Champions
42. William Hazlett Upson William Hazlett Upson Writer, Earthworm Tractors
43. Rachel Bissex Rachel Bissex Actress, Nothing Like Dreaming
44. Garry Simpson Garry Simpson Director, Armstrong Circle Theatre
45. Raul Hilberg Raul Hilberg Self, Shoah
46. Patricia Carmichael Patricia Carmichael Actress, Dear Dead Delilah
47. Isadore Goldsmith Isadore Goldsmith Producer, The Scarf
48. Bill Jackowski Bill Jackowski Self, 1960 World Series
49. Reginald Marsh Reginald Marsh Self, Art Discovers America
50. Adolf Busch Adolf Busch
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