Actors

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1. Andy Devine

Actor | Robin Hood

Rotund comic character actor of American films. Born Andrew Vabre Devine in Flagstaff, Arizona, the later-to-be Rotund comic character actor was raised in nearby Kingman, Arizona, the son of Irish-American hotel operator Thomas Devine and his wife Amy. Devine was an able athlete as a student and ...

2. Gretchen Corbett

Actress | The Rockford Files

Gretchen Corbett was born on August 13, 1945 in Camp Sherman, Oregon, USA as Gretchen Hoyt Corbett. She is an actress, known for The Rockford Files (1974), Magnum, P.I. (1980) and Otherworld (1985).

3. Debbie Reynolds

Actress | Singin' in the Rain

Debbie Reynolds was born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas, the second child of Maxine N. (Harmon) and Raymond Francis Reynolds, a carpenter for the Southern Pacific Railroad. Her film career began at MGM after she won a beauty contest at age 16 impersonating Betty Hutton. Reynolds wasn't a ...

4. Vanessa Angel

Actress | Kingpin

British-born Vanessa Angel began her career at age 14 as a model, when she was discovered by world-renowned agent, Eileen Ford. She gained much life experience by traveling the world, relocating to New York and appearing on many magazine covers, including "Vogue" and "Cosmopolitan". Her transition ...

5. J.J. Abrams

Producer | Lost

Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, the son of TV producer parents. Abrams planned on going to dental school, but decided to study film at Sarah Lawrence College. At 15, he wrote the music for Don Dohler's Nightbeast (1982). In his senior year, he and Jill ...

6. Imogen Boorman

Actress | Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Imogen Boorman was born on May 13, 1971 in Pembury, Kent, England as Imogen May Pratt Boorman. She is an actress, known for Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988), Theatre Night (1985) and Dreamchild (1985).

7. Tonia Madenford

The Public

Tonia Madenford is the driving force behind the cutting-edge motion picture company, Screen Addiction(TM) LLC. She has over 400+ credits to her name and is a rising star in today's fast-paced world of entertainment. She has produced films at varying budget levels and divides her time between ...

9. Dori Russell

Actress | It's Dark Here

Dori Russell is an actress and producer, known for It's Dark Here (2013), Look (2007) and Legend of the Roller Blade Seven (1992).

10. Inger Stevens

Actress | Hang 'Em High

This enigmatic Stockholm-born beauty had everything going for her, including a rapidly rising film and TV career. Yet on April 30, 1970, at only 35, Inger Stevens would become another tragic Hollywood statistic -- added proof that fame and fortune do not always lead to happiness. Over time, a ...

11. Toni Lawrence

Actress | McCloud

Toni Lawrence was born on April 4, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Antoinette Helena Lawrence. She is an actress, known for McCloud (1970), Pigs (1973) and Sole Survivor (1984). She was previously married to Billy Bob Thornton.

12. Richard Harris

Actor | Gladiator

A genuine star of cinema on screen and a fiery hell raiser off screen, Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family. He was the son of Mildred Josephine (Harty) and Ivan John Harris, and was an excellent rugby player, with a strong passion for ...

13. Jack Bryan

Director | The Living

Jack Bryan was born in New York City, but spent much of his childhood moving around the country and Europe. In high school he began writing screenplays. While attending Eugene Lang College and working as a production assistant he wrote a screenplay called Sidewinder which was optioned by Michael ...

14. Aretha Franklin

Actress | The Blues Brothers

Grammy-winning Queen of Soul and the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Aretha Louise Franklin was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Barbara Vernice (Siggers) and C. L. Franklin, a Baptist minister, who preached at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit for over thirty ...

15. Lillian Gish

Actress | The Night of the Hunter

Lillian Diana Gish was born on October 14, 1893 in Springfield, Ohio. Her father James Lee Gish was an alcoholic who caroused around, was rarely at home and left the family to more or less to fend for themselves. To help make ends meet, Lillian, her sister Dorothy Gish and their mother Mary Gish ...

16. Daniela Rocca

Actress | Divorzio all'italiana

Daniela Rocca was born on September 12, 1937 in Acireale, Sicily, Italy. She was an actress, known for Divorce Italian Style (1961), Revenge of the Barbarians (1960) and Esther and the King (1960). She died on May 28, 1995 in Milo, Sicily.

17. Paul Frees

Actor | The War of the Worlds

Actor, composer, songwriter, voiceover artist and author. He joined ASCAP in 1956, and his chief musical collaborators included Tony Romano, Ruby Raksin, Walter Gross, and Ed Brandt. His popular-song compositions include "Hollywood Soliloquy", "The Clown", "Drowning My Sorrow", and "Voice in the ...

18. Janet Leigh

Actress | Psycho

Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and...

19. Maxine Peake

Actress | The Theory of Everything

Maxine Peake is an English stage, radio, film and television actress, who made her name as Twinkle in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies. She has since played Veronica in Channel 4's Manchester-based drama series Shameless, barrister Martha Costello in the BBC legal drama Silk and Grace Middleton ...

20. Dedee Pfeiffer

Actress | Falling Down

Dedee Pfeiffer was born on January 1, 1964 in Midway City, California, USA as Dorothy D. Pfeiffer. She is an actress and producer, known for Falling Down (1993), Cybill (1995) and Frankie and Johnny (1991). She was previously married to Kevin Ryan, Santiago A. Gomez and Gregory Fein.

21. Vikki Dougan

Actress | The Tunnel of Love

Vikki Dougan was born in 1929 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Edith Tooker. She is an actress, known for The Tunnel of Love (1958), The Great Man (1956) and Peter Gunn (1958).



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