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Writer | Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
Writer-director Abraham Lincoln Polonsky, one of the most prominent victims of the Hollywood blacklisting of communists and social progressives in the post-World War II period, was born on December 5, 1910, in New York, New York. An unreconstructed Marxist, Polonsky never hid his membership in the ...
Producer | Yes, Dear
Alan Kirschenbaum was born on April 19, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Yes, Dear (2000), Stark Raving Mad (1999) and Down the Shore (1992). He was married to Vicki Juditz. He died on October 26, 2012 in Burbank, California, USA.
Director | Baretta
Bernard Kowalski is an important figure in television with a long and impressive list of credits. To mention a select few, he directed the pilots for Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957), N.Y.P.D. (1967) and The Monroes (1966); executive-produced Baretta (1975); and was co-owner of Mission: ...
Actor | Arms and the Man
Handsome, athletic actor whose career started in the late silent era as a leading man and continued into sound features and finally television. Born in Illinois, Morton spent his adolescence in Madison, Wisconsin; receiving his education at Madison High School and the University of Wisconsin. He ...
Actor | The Andy Griffith Show
Charles Thompson was born on January 2, 1891 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Philip Thompson. He was an actor, known for The Andy Griffith Show (1960), The Twilight Zone (1959) and Hot Rods to Hell (1967). He died on October 26, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Delmar Watson was born on July 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA as David Delmar Watson. He is known for his work on Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Heidi (1937) and Change of Heart (1938). He was married to Antoinette. He died on October 26, 2008 in Glendale, California.
8. Elem Klimov
Director | Idi i smotri
Elem Klimov was born on July 9, 1933 in Stalingrad, Nizhne-Volzhskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR as Elem Germanovich Klimov. He was a director and actor, known for Come and See (1985), Rasputin (1981) and Pokhozhdeniya zubnogo vracha (1965). He was married to Larisa Shepitko. He died on October 26, 2003 in ...
Actress | Gone with the Wind
After working as early as the 1910s as a band vocalist, Hattie McDaniel debuted as a maid in The Golden West (1932). Her maid-mammy characters became steadily more assertive, showing up first in Judge Priest (1934) and becoming pronounced in Alice Adams (1935). In this one, directed by George ...
11. James Bell
Actor | I Walked with a Zombie
James Bell was born on December 1, 1891 in Suffolk, Virginia, USA as James Harlee Bell. He was an actor, known for I Walked with a Zombie (1943), Blind Spot (1947) and The Spiral Staircase (1946). He was married to Joyce Arling. He died on October 26, 1973 in Kents Store, Virginia.
13. Louise Beavers
Actress | Imitation of Life
1930s and 1940s film actress Louise Beavers was merely one of a dominant gallery of plus-sized and plus-talented African-American character actresses forced to endure blatant, discouraging and demeaning stereotypes during Depression-era and WWII Hollywood. It wasn't until Louise's triumphant role in...
Actress | Rompecabezas
María Luisa Robledo was born on September 28, 1912 in Madrid, Spain. She was an actress, known for Rompecabezas (1985), Juego limpio (1996) and Rosaura a las 10 (1958). She was married to Pedro Aleandro. She died on October 26, 2005 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
15. Ricardo Montez
Actor | Mind Your Language
Ricardo Montez was born on September 20, 1923 in Gibraltar as Levy Isaac Attias. He was an actor and writer, known for Mind Your Language (1977), Mamma Mia! (2008) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Orovida Hatchwell. He died on October 26, 2010 in Marbella, Spain.
16. Sam Sarpong
Producer | Woman Scorned
Sam Sarpong was born on December 19, 1975 in London, England as Samuel Osei Sarpong. He was an actor and producer, known for Woman Scorned (2016), No Weapon Formed Against Us (2015) and Scary Movie 5 (2013). He died on October 26, 2015 in Pasadena, California, USA.
17. Stephen Toulouse
18. Sue Randall
Actress | Desk Set
Sue Randall was an actress who was born in 1935. Her primary roles were television instead of motion pictures with Desk Set (1957) being her only silver screen appearance. Sue's TV appearances were mostly guest roles in programs such as The Twilight Zone (1959), The Fugitive (1963), Bonanza (1959) ...