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Actor | Dr. No
Joseph Wiseman was born on May 15, 1918 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He came to Broadway in the 1930s, where he was critically hailed for performances in Shakespeare's "King Lear", Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy" and Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya". Motion pictures in which Wiseman has been seen include ...
Actress | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Betty Bronson's discovery reads like a Hollywood dream. As a New Jersey teenage bit-player, she was rocketed from obscurity when she was chosen to play the part of Peter Pan in 1924's Peter Pan (1924). She was hand-selected by author J.M. Barrie and beat several Hollywood superstars to the part, ...
Director | Alto Paraná
Catrano Catrani was born on October 31, 1910 in Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Alto Paraná (1958), Codicia (1955) and He nacido en la ribera (1972). He was married to Vlasta Lah. He died on October 19, 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
10. Gerard Parkes
Actor | The Boondock Saints
Gerard Parkes was born on October 16, 1924 in Dublin, Ireland. He is known for his work on The Boondock Saints (1999), The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) and Fraggle Rock (1983). He was married to Sheelagh Norman. He died on October 19, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
11. Gig Young
Actor | They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Gig Young was born Byron Barr to parents John and Emma Barr in Minnesota, and raised in Washington, DC, where he developed a passion for theatre while appearing in high school plays. After gaining some amateur experience, he applied for and received a scholarship to the acclaimed Southern ...
12. Graham Crowden
Actor | For Your Eyes Only
The imposing Scottish character actor Graham Crowden was one of the most recognizable and reliable British screen actors who worked for over half a century. He was the third of four children of a Scottish Presbyterian classics teacher. His first job was in a tannery in Edinburgh. He joined the ...
13. Guy Rolfe
Actor | Dolls
Gaunt and saturnine British character actor of stage, screen and television, Guy Rolfe first made his stage debut in 1936, the same year he had a small uncredited bit part in Knight Without Armor (1937). Rolfe had spent his early twenties as a professional race car driver and boxer before making ...
14. Herman Hack
Actor | The Rawhide Terror
Herman Hack was born on June 15, 1899 in Panola, Illinois, USA as Herman H. Hackenjos. He was an actor, known for The Rawhide Terror (1934), Defying the Law (1935) and Range Riders (1934). He was married to Signe Hack. He died on October 19, 1967 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
15. James Glennon
Camera_department | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
American cinematographer and something of a Renaissance man. The son of famed cinematographer Bert Glennon, James Glennon and his brothers learned photography at their father's feet. (Their mother was script supervisor Mary Coleman.) James Glennon began work in the Warner Bros. mail room, where he ...
16. James Vickery
Actor | The Secret Storm
James Vickery was born on October 7, 1918 in West Hoboken, New Jersey, USA as James Mitchell Vickery. He was an actor, known for The Secret Storm (1954), Hogan's Heroes (1965) and Judd for the Defense (1967). He was married to Diana Muldaur and Colleen Dewhurst. He died on October 19, 1979 in Los ...
17. John Hodiak
Actor | Lifeboat
Pittsburgh-born John Hodiak was one of several up-and-coming male talents who managed to take advantage of the dearth of WWII-era superstars (MGM's Clark Gable, Van Johnson, Robert Taylor and James Stewart, among others) who were off serving their country. John's early death at age 41, however, ...
18. Jon Locke
Actor | Land of the Lost
Jon Locke graduated from Florida State University. He went on world tour for 11 months with the US Air Force for the play, "Flame Out", written and directed by Alan Mowbray. He was honorably discharged in time to recreate the co-starring role of Tex, an F-86 fighter pilot in the Broadway production...
19. Lynda Bellingham
Actress | Romanovy: Ventsenosnaya semya
Lynda Bellingham played many roles during her five-decade professional career, but became synonymous with one. "Being a mum making gravy was not quite how I had seen my career advancing," she said once. But between 1983 and 1999 that's what she did in 42 "episodes" of an award-winning TV ad. Since ...
20. Magnus Pyke
Actor | Watch This Space
Magnus Pyke was born on December 29, 1908 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Watch This Space (1980), Don't Ask Me (1974) and Thomas Dolby: She Blinded Me with Science (1982). He was married to Dorothea Vaughan. He died on October 19, 1992 in London.
21. Martha Raye
Actress | Waikiki Wedding
Known as "The Big Mouth" and considered the female equivalent to Bob Hope, Martha Raye was an American icon in her own right.
She was born Margy Reed in Butte, Montana, to Maybelle Hazel (Hooper) and Peter Reed, Jr., vaudeville performers. She had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Raye made her ...
22. Noel Harrison
Actor | The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.
Noel Harrison was born on January 29, 1934 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) and Take a Girl Like You (1970). He was married to Lori Chapman, Margaret Benson and Sara Lee Eberts Tufnell. He died on October 19, 2013 in ...
23. Phyllis Kirk
Actress | Crime Wave
Of Danish descent, and born in Syracuse, New York, Phyllis Kirk worked as a waitress and a perfume counter clerk before she began a modeling career. Stage roles ensued before Hollywood beckoned. She was a contract player at MGM and then Warner Brothers, where in her most famous role she was stalked...
24. Richard Selzer
Actor | Truck Turner
Richard Selzer was born on August 29, 1922 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, USA as Richard Sylvan Selzer. He is known for his work on Truck Turner (1974), Promises..... Promises! (1963) and Foreign Correspondents (1999). He died on October 19, 2008 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
26. Tom Bosley
Actor | The Back-up Plan
Tom Bosley was born on October 1, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Thomas Edward Bosley. He was an actor, known for The Back-up Plan (2010), Happy Days (1974) and Yours, Mine and Ours (1968). He was married to Patricia Carr and Jean Eliot. He died on October 19, 2010 in Palm Springs, California, ...
27. Umberto Lenzi
Director | Superseven chiama Cairo
Born in Massa Marittima, Italy on August 6, 1931, Umberto Lenzi was a movie enthusiast since his early grade school years. During those years, he founded various film fan clubs while studying law. Lenzi started out as a journalist for various local newspapers and magazines. Lenzi put off his law ...