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1. Jack Webb Jack Webb Writer, The Big Frank John (Jack) Randolph Webb's father left home before he was born; Webb would never know him. He was raised by his mother and maternal grandmother in dire poverty that preceded the Depression. Making things worse, Webb suffered from acute asthma from age six until adulthood, somewhat surprising for a man whose cigarette intake reached three packs a day at its peak...
2. Carolyn Jones Carolyn Jones Actress, How the West Was Won Carolyn Jones was born April 28, 1930, in Amarillo, Texas. Her mother was Jeannette and her sister was Bette (Moriarty). She was an imaginative child, much like her mother. In 1934, her father abandoned the family and her mother moved them in with her parents, also in Amarillo. As a child Carolyn suffered from severe asthma...
3. Sal Mineo Sal Mineo Actor, Rebel Without a Cause Salvatore (Sal) Mineo Jr. was born to Josephine and Sal Sr. (a casket maker), who emigrated to the U.S. from Sicily. His siblings were Michael, Victor and Sarina. Sal was thrown out of parochial school and, by age eight, was a member of a street gang in a tough Bronx neighborhood. His mother enrolled him in dancing school and...
4. Dorothy Dandridge Dorothy Dandridge Actress, Carmen Jones Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 9, 1922. Under the prodding of her mother, Dorothy and her sister, Vivian Dandridge, began performing publicly, usually in black Baptist churches throughout the country. Her mother, Ruby Dandridge, an entertainer herself, would often join her daughters on stage...
5. Alexander Godunov Alexander Godunov Actor, Die Hard He was born on Sakhalin Island at the far eastern end of the former Soviet Union and began studying dance at age 9 in the Riga State Ballet School. He later said his mother put him there to prevent his becoming "a hooligan". One of his classmates and friends at the school was Mikhail Baryshnikov. After graduating he toured with the Moscow Classical Ballet...
6. Jack Cassidy Jack Cassidy Actor, The Eiger Sanction
7. Paul Shenar Paul Shenar Actor, Scarface Attractive, dark-featured character actor with a voice like thunder, and eyes like a wolf, who was featured in less than sympathetic roles throughout his career. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Albert Paul Shenar attended the University of Wisconsin. Soon after graduation, he relocated to New York City...
8. Alan Sues Alan Sues Actor, The Americanization of Emily Most will remember Sues as 'Uncle Al the Kiddies Pal' from "Rowan and Martin's Laugh In". He was born Alan Grigsby Sues on March 7, 1926 in Ross, California.
9. Richard Jeni Richard Jeni Actor, The Mask
10. Vladimir Sokoloff Vladimir Sokoloff Actor, The Magnificent Seven Familiar character actor of Russian heritage who played in scores of films, mostly in the U.S. He studied at the University of Moscow but left there to attend the Moscow Academy of Dramatic Art. He joined the world- renowned Moscow Art Theatre, where he worked for the next decade as an actor and assistant director...
11. Domino Harvey Domino Harvey Actress, Domino
12. Dolores Michaels Dolores Michaels Actress, Warlock
13. Mary Munday Mary Munday Actress, Norma Rae
14. Jan Clayton Jan Clayton Actress, The Snake Pit
15. Claire Griswold Claire Griswold Actress, A Home Away from Home
16. Paula Raymond Paula Raymond Actress, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms American leading woman of films and television in the 1950s, whose career was hampered by injuries. Raised in San Francisco, she studied music, dance, and opera as a child. She made her film debut as a child by chance in 1937 during a visit to Los Angeles. She remained to attend Hollywood High School and to appear in local theatre productions...
17. Karyn Kupcinet Karyn Kupcinet Actress, The Little Shop of Horrors
18. Julia Phillips Julia Phillips Producer, Taxi Driver
19. Alice Nunn Alice Nunn Actress, Pee-wee's Big Adventure Very little is known about Alice Nunn with the exception that she appeared in one of the 1980s most famous films, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, as the infamous truck driver, 'Large Marge'. Alice E. Nunn was born on October 10, 1927 in Jacksonville, Florida to parents N.G. Nunn and Alice Bush. She eventually made her way westward...
20. Pat Ast Pat Ast Actress, Heat Pat was a native New Yorker who worked as a receptionist and clerk in a box factory. She met Andy Warhol later and starred in his film "Heat" with Joe Dallesandro and Sylvia Miles. Later she met a fashion designer, Roy Halston and worked in his Madison Avenue store. From there, she decided to move to Los Angeles in the mid-1970s and appeared in such films as "Reform School Girls"...
21. Russell Collins Russell Collins Actor, The Enemy Below
22. Leonard Barr Leonard Barr Actor, The Sting Leonard Barr was a comic and eccentric dancer who was famous for being Dean Martin's uncle. He really was Dean Martin's uncle, as he was the brother of Dino's mother, Angela Crocetti (née Barra). They were Italians of mixed Neapolitan and Sicilian ancestry. Born Leonard Barra on September 27, 1903 in West Virginia...
23. John Brown John Brown Actor, Strangers on a Train
24. Ralph Edwards Ralph Edwards Self, This Is Your Life Ralph Edwards was born near Merino, Colorado, in 1913, moving with his family to Oakland, California, when he was 12. He worked his way through college at radio stations in Oakland and San Francisco, graduating from the University of California at Berkeley in 1935 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama...
25. Mark Landon Mark Landon Actor, Goodbye America
26. Arline Judge Arline Judge Actress, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock This pert and pretty number was probably better known for her not-so-private off-camera escapades than for her commendable "B" work as a light comedienne in 30s and 40s films; nevertheless, Arline Judge livened up a number of them with her blue-eyed, brunette beauty and colorful characterizations. Her...
27. Hal David Hal David Soundtrack, Forrest Gump Songwriter ("Magic Moments", "Baby Elephant Walk", "What the World Needs Now is Love") and author, educated at New York University. Joining ASCAP in 1943, he collaborated musically with Burt Bacharach, Sherman Edwards, Lee Pockriss, [error], Redd Evans, Don Rodney, John Barry and Henry Mancini...
28. Christa Helm Christa Helm Actress, Let's Go for Broke
29. Audrey Christie Audrey Christie Actress, Splendor in the Grass
30. Alexander D'Arcy Alexander D'Arcy Actor, The Awful Truth Supporting actor, often portraying oily types, in US and Continental films from the early 30's and thereafter.
31. Leonard Gaines Leonard Gaines Actor, Rocky II
32. Barbara Pilavin Barbara Pilavin Actress, Constantine
33. Hanna Landy Hanna Landy Actress, Rosemary's Baby
34. Justine Johnston Justine Johnston Actress, Fatal Attraction
35. Ray Stark Ray Stark Producer, Steel Magnolias
36. Diane Linkletter Diane Linkletter Self, The Linkletter Show
37. Michael Prince Michael Prince Actor, Three Days of the Condor
38. Ron Nyman Ron Nyman Actor, The Devil's Roost Ron made his way to Hollywood from England and appeared as an 'extra' in many films including the 1952 version of The Ten Commandments and starred in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and other Marilyn Monroe films; also the Tattooed Man in "No Business Like Show Business." He was well-known as the policeman...
39. Onna White Onna White Miscellaneous Crew, Oliver!
40. Edna Cantor McHugh Edna Cantor McHugh Self, Eddie Cantor
41. Owen Crump Owen Crump Writer, Zeppelin
42. Lon Flexx Lon Flexx Actor, Heat in the Night
43. Paul Weatherwax Paul Weatherwax Editor, The Naked City
44. David Renard David Renard Actor, Ship of Fools
45. John Carlyle John Carlyle Actor, Shatterday/A Little Peace and Quiet
46. Rod Phillips Rod Phillips Actor, Spokes
47. Mark Radcliff Mark Radcliff Actor, Strictly Sexual
48. Scott Bussell Scott Bussell Actor, Remember to Breathe
49. Suzanna Kim Suzanna Kim Actress, The Good Earth
50. Orlando Ortega Orlando Ortega Actor, Speed Dating 101 Orlando Ortega was born in Nicaragua and came to the United States when he was only about 8 years old. He came to live in the Bronx with his mother and his older sister. He had always wanted to be an actor but somehow strayed from his path and got into the technology field during the dot com boom. Once the dot com bubble burst...
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