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Actor | Gojira
He had an unusual background for an actor: his formal education began in a kindergarten founded by the wartime-era Japanese Imperial Army, and continued in a military academy which was Tokyo's answer to West Point. Upon graduating from Tokyo University (Japan's most prestigious), Hirata confounded ...
4. Alfred Drake
Actor | Trading Places
One of Broadway's most venerable, respected musical leading men, Alfred Drake created the male leads in "Oklahoma!" (1943), "Kiss Me Kate" (1949) and "Kismet" (1953). Sadly, he re-created none of these roles on screen. Very much a man of his beloved live theater, he never did go to Hollywood, ...
5. Barbara Marx
Self | Sinatra in Palm Springs
Barbara Marx was born on March 10, 1927 in Bosworth, Missouri, USA as Barbara Ann Blakeley. She was married to Frank Sinatra, Zeppo Marx and Robert Harrison Oliver. She died on July 25, 2017 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA.
Actress | Paulette
Bernadette Lafont was born at the Protestant Health Home of Nîmes in Gard, the only child of a pharmacist and a housewife from the Cévennes. Her mother always wanted a boy to name Bernard and, once she gave birth to a girl, she enjoyed to hold this against all the catholics she knew as the proof ...
Actor | The Twilight Zone
Carter Mullally Jr. was born on April 1, 1924 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), How to Marry a Millionaire (1957) and Dallas (1978). He was married to Martha Jane Palmer. He died on July 25, 1992 in Oklahoma City.
Actress | Ah Wilderness!
Canadian-born Cecilia Parker, daughter of a British army officer, moved with her family to Hollywood when she was a child. After graduation from high school she got a job as an extra. She did extra work for about a year before she was noticed by Fox executives, who signed her to a contract in 1931....
11. Dennis Hoey
Actor | Terror by Night
Dennis Hoey was born on March 30, 1893 in London, England as Samuel David Hyams. He was an actor, known for Terror by Night (1946), Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) and The Spider Woman (1943). He was married to Josephine Marta Ricca and Sarah Pearl Lyons (known as Cissie). He died on July 25, ...
13. Eric Pohlmann
Actor | Theatergarderobe
Born in Vienna. Studied at Max Reinhardt School. Early years as entertainer at Reiss Bar in Vienna. Often appeared at still-existing Raimund-Theater. Met wife, Liselotte, on stage in Brno (now Czech Republic). She escaped to London in 1938, he in 1939, where they married that year. Frequent ...
14. Ford Rainey
Actor | Halloween II
American character actor of stage, films, and television. A native of Idaho, Rainey was the son of a colorful character who was, among many other things, a champion of local dance contests. As a boy, Rainey was painfully shy, but found an outlet in school plays. He pursued stage work in regional ...
17. Howard Vernon
Actor | Love and Death
Swiss-born actor Howard Vernon (né Mario Lippert) would make his infamous claim to fame as a stock lead player for the lowgrade, campy horror features of notorious director Jesús Franco, starring as Dr. Orloff, Dracula, and other terrorizers, most of them produced in Spain or France. Born in 1914 ...
18. Hywel Bennett
Actor | Neverwhere
Hywel Bennett was born on April 8, 1944 in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales as Hywel Thomas Bennett. He was an actor, known for Neverwhere (1996), Twisted Nerve (1968) and The Family Way (1966). He was married to Sandra Layne Fulford and Cathy McGowan. He died on July 25, 2017 in Deal, Kent, England.
20. John Schlesinger
Director | Midnight Cowboy
Oscar-winning director John Schlesinger, who was born in London, on February 16, 1926, was the eldest child in a solidly middle-class Jewish family. Berbard Schlesinger, his father, was a pediatrician, and his mother, Winifred, was a musician. He served in the Army in the Far East during World War ...
21. Judith Barsi
Actress | The Land Before Time
The only child of Jozsef Barsi and Maria Benko, Judith Eva Barsi beat 10,000-to-1 odds when she was discovered at a San Fernando Valley skating rink at age 5 1/2 in 1983 and mistaken for a three-year-old. Her first commercial was for Donald Duck Orange Juice and she went on to appear in anywhere ...
22. León Ferrari
Actor | El artista
León Ferrari was born on September 3, 1920 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor and producer, known for The Artist (2008), La primera fundación de Buenos Aires (1959) and Civilización (2012). He was married to Alicia Barros Castro. He died on July 25, 2013 in Buenos Aires.
24. Mike Shipley
Music_department | Def Leppard: Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
Mike Shipley is an Australian mixing engineer, audio engineer, and record producer. At the Grammy Awards of 2012 he won the Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical category for his joint work on Paper Airplane (April 2011), by Alison Krauss and Union Station. Shipley's music career spanned more than ...
25. Nan Grey
Actress | Three Smart Girls
Born as Eschal Loleet Grey Miller in 1918, Nan Grey was an actress who worked for Universal and other studios in the 1930s. She is probably best remembered for her work in the two Deanna Durbin movies, Three Smart Girls (1936) and Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939). Other than the Durbin vehicles, ...
26. Robert Andersen
Actor | Marine Raiders
Robert Andersen was born on June 12, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Harold Louis Andersen. He was an actor, known for Marine Raiders (1944), It Could Happen to You (1937) and Action in Arabia (1944). He died on July 25, 1998 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.
27. Toni Gerry
Actress | Day of Triumph
Toni Gerry was born on June 24, 1926 in Utah, USA as Antoinette Newman. She was an actress, known for Day of Triumph (1954), Lux Video Theatre (1950) and Hopalong Cassidy (1952). She was married to Hal Stiller and Alex Gerry. She died on July 25, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Director | An American in Paris
Born Lester Anthony Minnelli in Chicago on February 28 1903, his father Vincent was a musical conductor of the Minnelli Brothers' Tent Theater. Wanting to pursue an artistic career, Minelli worked in the costume department of the Chicago Theater, then on Broadway during the depression as a set ...