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1. Rik Mayall
Actor | The Young Ones
Rik Mayall, one of the first and foremost alternative comedians in the UK, was born in a village called Matching Tye, just outside Harlow in Essex. His parents, John and Gillian were both drama teachers. His acting debut was at the age of seven when he appeared in one of his father's stage plays. ...
2. Adam West
Actor | Batman
Adam West was born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington, to parents Otto West Anderson, a farmer, and his wife Audrey V. (Speer), an opera singer. At age 10, Adam had a cache of comic books, and "Batman" made a big impression on him--the comic hero was part bat-man...
3. Alexis Smith
Actress | The Age of Innocence
Statuesque, smart Canadian-born Alexis Smith, with her blue/green eyes and a seductively husky voice, lent a touch of class to her leading ladies of the 1940s and 1950s.
After her family moved to California, Alexis grew into a precocious talent, performing ballet in public by the age of thirteen, ...
4. Allen Ludden
Self | Password
Allen Ludden was born on October 5, 1917 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA as Allen Packard Ellsworth. He was an actor, known for Password (1961), It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975) and Futureworld (1976). He was married to Betty White and Margaret Frances McGloin. He died on June ...
Actress | Wicked Woman
Beverly Michaels was born on December 28, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Wicked Woman (1953), East Side, West Side (1949) and Women Without Men (1956). She was married to Russell Rouse and Voldemar Vetluguin. She died on June 9, 2007 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Writer | Great Expectations
Charles Dickens' father was a clerk at the Naval Pay Office, and because of this the family had to move from place to place: Plymouth, London, Chatham. It was a large family and despite hard work, his father couldn't earn enough money. In 1823 he was arrested for debt and Charles had to start ...
Composer | And Should We Die
Composer, conductor and educator. He was educated at the College of the Pacific, Columbia University, San Jose State College (BA), Brigham Young University (MA), and the University of Rochester (Ph.D.). He also studied with Ernst Toch, Howard Hanson, Bernard Rogers, and LeRoy Robertson. He ...
Esteban Mellino was an Argentine actor, creator of "Teacher Lambetain", the intimate personage who made him famous on TV and theater. Mellino was getting out of a jam himself as the director of the "Mellino Group", an initiatory multimedia that was agglutinating radio, publishing, TV and musical ...
10. Françoise Bonnot
Editor | Missing
Françoise Bonnot was born on August 17, 1939 in Bois-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France. She was an editor and actress, known for Missing (1982), Z (1969) and The Tenant (1976). She was married to Henri Verneuil. She died on June 9, 2018 in Paris, France.
11. Grandon Rhodes
Actor | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Grandon Rhodes was born on August 7, 1904 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Grandon Neviers Augustine Rolker. He was an actor, known for Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), Tripoli (1950) and All the King's Men (1949). He was married to Ruth Lee and Eveta Bryant. He died on June 9, 1987 in Encino...
12. Harold Lloyd Jr.
Actor | Frankenstein's Daughter
Harold Lloyd Jr. was born on January 25, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Harold Clayton Lloyd Jr. He is known for his work on Frankenstein's Daughter (1958), Married Too Young (1962) and World of Comedy (1962). He died on June 9, 1971 in North Hollywood, California.
14. Joe Hamilton
Producer | The Carol Burnett Show
Joe Hamilton was born on January 6, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joseph Henry Hamilton. He was a producer, known for The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Sills and Burnett at the Met (1976) and Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center (1971). He was married to Lee Troggio, Carol Burnett and Gloria M....
15. John Heyman
Producer | Black Gunn
John Heyman was born on April 27, 1933 in Leipzig, Germany as John Bertjoachim Heyman. He was a producer, known for Black Gunn (1972), Privilege (1967) and London Affair (1970). He was married to Nizza Heyman, Norma Farnes and Norma Heyman. He died on June 9, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.
Actor | Patton
Tall, dark-haired German leading actor, the son of a blacksmith. Vogler was educated in Innsbruck and Vienna, where he studied psychology and art history, in addition to taking acting classes on the side. He made his theatrical debut in Innsbruck in 1950, then acted in classical roles on stage in ...
Actress | Wozzeck
Kristine Ciesinski was born on July 5, 1952 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Kristine Frances Ciesinski. She was an actress, known for Wozzeck (1996), Poussières d'amour - Abfallprodukte der Liebe (1996) and Icky Fingers. She was married to Norman Bailey. She died on June 9, 2018 in Wyoming, ...
22. Madge Kennedy
Actress | Day Dreams
In 1906, Madge went to New York City to study at the Art Students League where she hoped to become an illustrator. This lasted until she appeared in a student musical, which led to a full time job in a traveling stock company. By 1912, Madge was a Broadway Star with the bedroom farce "Little Miss ...
23. Mayo Methot
Actress | Jimmy the Gent
Mayo Methot was born on March 3, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Jimmy the Gent (1934), Virtue (1932) and Counsellor at Law (1933). She was married to Humphrey Bogart, Percy Tredegar Morgan Jr. and John M. La Mond. She died on June 9, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
27. Peter Coe
Actor | Vigilante Force
Peter Coe was born on November 11, 1918 in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia as Peter Knego. He was an actor, known for Vigilante Force (1976), The Mummy's Curse (1944) and Road to Bali (1952). He was married to Rosalee Calvert. He died on June 9, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
28. Robert Donat
Actor | The 39 Steps
Robert Donat's pleasant voice and somewhat neutral English accent were carefully honed as a boy because he had a stammer and took elocution lessons starting at age 11 to overcome the impediment. It was not too surprising that freedom from such a vocal embarrassment was encouragement to act. His ...
29. Sybil Thorndike
Actress | The Prince and the Showgirl
This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Bernard Shaw wrote his classic "Saint Joan" work specifically for her. Her over six-decade career allowed for a gallery of sterling, masterful portrayals, both classic and contemporary, performing all ...
31. Walter Santa Ana
Actor | Marco, el candidato
Walter Santa Ana was born on December 25, 1932 in Argentina. He was an actor, known for Marco, el candidato (1994), De la misteriosa Buenos Aires (1981) and Fuiste mía un verano (1969). He died on June 9, 2012 in Balvanera, Buenos Aires City, Argentina.