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Actor | Magnum, P.I.
The impeccably urbane Englishman Jonathan Quayle Higgins III (VC !) -- Tom Selleck's sophisticated majordomo in Magnum, P.I. (1980) -- was of French, German and Austrian descent, raised in a small Texas town and educated at a Catholic high school. He majored in journalism from the University of ...
2. Art Carney
Actor | Firestarter
Art Carney was born on November 4, 1918 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Arthur William Matthew Carney. He was an actor, known for Firestarter (1984), Harry and Tonto (1974) and Last Action Hero (1993). He was married to Jean Wilson Myers (remarried), Barbara Carney and Jean Wilson Myers. He died ...
4. Billy Curtis
Actor | High Plains Drifter
Diminutive American actor Billy Curtis avoided the usual onus of freak-show employment as a youth, opting for a mainstream job as a shoe clerk. Encouraged by stock company actress Shirley Booth to take a little person role in a stage production, Curtis soon became a professional actor, with ...
5. Billy Halop
Actor | Angels with Dirty Faces
Billy Halop's show business career started on radio in the 1920s and carried over to stage work on Broadway. There, in 1937, he and other teenage cast members of the stage hit "Dead End" were brought to Hollywood by Samuel Goldwyn for the film version of the play, which was a tremendous hit. Halop ...
6. Bobbi Jordan
Actress | Joe and Sons
Bobbi Jordan was born on July 11, 1937 in Hardensburg, Kentucky, USA as Roberta Carol Bartlett. She was an actress, known for Joe and Sons (1975), Mame (1974) and The Wild Wild West (1965). She was married to William Jacobson. She died on November 9, 2012 in Encinitas, California, USA.
Actor | The Song of Bernadette
American character actor of gruff voice and appearance who was a fixture in Hollywood pictures from the earliest days of the talkies. The fifth of seven children, he was born in the first minute of 1891. He was a boisterous child, and at nine was tried and acquitted for attempted murder in the ...
Writer | Une mauvaise rencontre
Charles de Gaulle was born on November 22, 1890 in Lille, Nord, France as Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle. He was a writer, known for Une mauvaise rencontre (1981), Les manifestations du 18 Juin (1949) and L'Afrique noire française (1944). He was married to Yvonne de Gaulle. He died on ...
11. Ed Bradley
Self | 60 Minutes
A graduate of Thomas More Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia and Cheyney State Teachers College (now Cheyney University), Ed Bradley was teaching sixth grade in the Philadelphia public school system when he accepted a dare to report the news on a local radio station; he fell in love with it...
12. Ed Kemmer
Actor | Space Patrol
Ed Kemmer was born on October 29, 1921 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA as Edward William Kemmerer. He is known for his work on Space Patrol (1950), The Spider (1958) and The Dick Powell Theatre (1961). He was married to Fran Sharon and Edwards, Elaine. He died on November 9, 2004 in New York City, ...
13. Edgar Kennedy
Actor | Duck Soup
Edgar Kennedy, who was born on April 26, 1890, near Monterey, California, hit the road as a young man and traveled across the country, working in a succession of jobs. He became a professional boxer, claiming to have gone 14 rounds against The Manassas Mauler, Jack Dempsey.
In addition to his ...
14. Edna May Oliver
She was born Edna May Nutter, a child of solid New England stock, on 9th November 1883 in Malden, Massachusetts. The daughter of Ida May and Charles Edward Nutter, Edna was a descendant of the 2nd American president John Adams and his son, the 6th American president John Quincy Adams. In addition, ...
16. Florence Marly
Actress | Krakatit
Highly alluring Czech-born actress Florence Marly, born on June 2, 1919, initially expressed intentions of being an opera singer. At the age of 18, however, she was discovered by the 33-year-old renown French director Pierre Chenal while a student of art and literature at the Sorbonne. Chenal put ...
18. Gerald Mohr
Actor | The Angry Red Planet
Bearing a strong resemblance to Humphrey Bogart certainly helped in typecasting the handsome, hairy-chested Gerald Mohr into "B" film noir. Born in New York City in 1914, he was the son of Sigmond Mohr and Henrietta Noustadt, a Viennese singer. In 1920 his father was killed in a tragic accident ...
19. Gertrude Astor
Actress | The Cat and the Canary
The first actress to sign a contract with Universal in 1915, Gertrude Astor (born in Ohio as Gertrude Irene Astor) began her career playing trombone and saxophone on a riverboat. Towering over most of her leading men at 5'11", she often played golddiggers, rich socialites or a leading lady's best ...
22. Hugh Paddick
Actor | The Larkins
Hugh Paddick is best known for his work on 'Round the Horne', one of the most successful British radio shows of the sixties and still one of the most loved. His characters included 'Brad Smallpiece', 'Binky Huckerback' and, of course, Julian, one half of the ever camp 'Julian and Sandy'. When '...
24. Mabel King
Actress | The Jerk
Actress who is best known for the role of Mama on the 1970's sitcom What's Happening! She also appeared in the movie The Jerk with Steve Martin and The Wiz with Michael Jackson. Before What's Happening, she starred in the Broadway version of The Wiz as the Wicked Witch of the West.
26. Marian Marsh
Actress | Svengali
One of the early sound era's most attractive young leading ladies, doll-faced Marian Marsh enjoyed a short yet significant film career as the star of several memorable 1930s melodramas opposite some of the cinema's best, most charismatic lead actors. Her youthful, wide-eyed innocence combined with ...
27. Maude Fealy
Actress | The Ten Commandments
Actress/dramatic teacher Maude Fealy, the daughter of actress Margaret Fealy, was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 3, 1881. Maude made her acting debut at three years of age in one of her mother's productions, "Faust". She was quite successful over the next few years, appearing in productions ...
28. Merlin Santana
Actor | Showtime
Originally from New York, both of Merlin's parents were from the Dominican Republic. His mother pushed for a career in show business to keep him out of trouble and off the mean streets. He began as an advertising model for a fast-food chain at the age of 3. He first began getting noticed as Stanley...
29. Miriam Makeba
Soundtrack | Transamerica
Miriam Makeba was born on March 4, 1932 as Zensile Makeba Qgwashu Nguvama Yiketheli Nxgowa Bantana Balomzi Xa Ufnu Ubajabulisa Ubaphekeli Mbiza Yotshwala Sithi Xa Saku Qgiba Ukutja Sithathe Izitsha Sizi Khabe Singama Lawu Singama Qgwashu Singama Nqamla Nqgithi. She was married to Stokely Carmichael...
31. Pola Alonso
Actress | Los hijos del otro
Pola Alonso was born on November 16, 1923 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Los hijos del otro (1947), Un ángel sin pantalones (1947) and What Happened at Reynoso (1955). She was married to Osvaldo Dragún and José Manuel Moreno. She died on November 6, 2004 in Buenos ...
Actress | MacGyver
Priscilla Morrill was born on June 4, 1927 in Medford, Massachusetts, USA as Priscilla Alden Morrill. She was an actress, known for MacGyver (1985), The F.B.I. (1965) and Mork & Mindy (1978). She was married to Paul Hendley Bryson. She died on November 9, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
33. Richard Morant
Actor | The Last Place on Earth
Richard Morant was born on October 30, 1945 in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England as Richard Lindon Harvey Morant. He was an actor, known for The Last Place on Earth (1985), Jack the Ripper (1988) and Poldark (1975). He was married to Valerie Buchanan and Melissa Louise Fairbanks. He died on ...
34. Roberto Galán
Actor | Pasión dominguera
Roberto Galán was born on February 21, 1916 in Palermo, Buenos Aires City, Distrito Federal, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Pasión dominguera (1970), Domingos de mi ciudad (1966) and Hola Susana (1987). He died on November 9, 2000 in Recoleta, Buenos Aires City.
36. Stieg Larsson
Writer | The Girl in the Spider's Web
Stieg Larsson was born on August 15, 1954 in Umeå, Västerbottens län, Sweden as Karl Stig-Erland Larsson. He was a writer, known for The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). He died on November 9, 2004 in Stockholm, ...
37. Tom Powers
Actor | Double Indemnity
After attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kentucky-born Tom Powers signed with Vitagraph Pictures at 21 years of age, in 1911. He stayed there for two years, then shortly thereafter traveled to England, appearing there in both stage productions and films. When he returned to the US he ...
38. Ursula Reit
Actress | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Ursula Reit was born on March 5, 1914 in Wuppertal, Germany as Ursula Schedereit. She was an actress, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Der Teufelsschüler (1973) and Magdalena, vom Teufel besessen (1974). She died on November 9, 1998 in Germany.
39. Wolf Ruvinskis
Actor | Neutrón, el enmascarado negro
Of Jewish origins, Wolf Ruvinskis Manevics was born in 1921 in Riga (Latvia), but fearing persecution during World War II his family relocated to Argentina, where they lived in extreme poverty. In spite of his deprived childhood, Wolf excelled in sports and became interested in wrestling. When he ...
40. Yves Montand
Actor | Le salaire de la peur
Yves Montand was born on October 13, 1921 in Monsummano Terme, Tuscany, Italy as Ivo Livi. He was an actor, known for The Wages of Fear (1953), Jean de Florette (1986) and Let's Make Love (1960). He was married to Simone Signoret. He died on November 9, 1991 in Senlis, Oise, France.