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1. Leslie Nielsen Leslie Nielsen Actor, Airplane! Leslie William Nielsen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and raised in Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), Northwest Territories. His mother, Mabel Elizabeth (Davies), was Welsh. His father, Ingvard Eversen Nielsen, was a Danish-born Mountie and a strict disciplinarian. Leslie studied at the Academy of Radio Arts in Toronto before moving on to New York's Neighborhood Playhouse...
2. Rosalind Russell Rosalind Russell Actress, Auntie Mame The middle of seven children, she was named after the S.S. Rosalind at the suggestion of her father, a successful lawyer. After receiving a Catholic school education, she went to the American Academy of Dramatic Art in New York, having convinced her mother that she intended to teach acting. In 1934...
3. Van Williams Van Williams Actor, The Green Hornet You could shoehorn actor Van Williams right in there between the other tall, dark and drop-jaw gorgeous heartthrobs Tom Tryon and John Gavin of the late 1950s/early 1960s who conveyed a similar bland, heroic image. All three were too often given colorless heroes to play on film and/or TV -- roles that played off their charm but seldom tested their talent...
4. Christopher George Christopher George Actor, The Rat Patrol Solidly built, boyishly handsome American leading-man, Christopher George was the son of Greek immigrants. Weaned on stories of the legendary Greek heroes, George and his brother Nick (later a prominent fashion photographer) both quit high school to join the Marines. Completing his education after his tour of duty...
5. Trevor Bardette Trevor Bardette Actor, Thunder Road Wavy-haired, articulate, quietly-spoken Bardette was one of Hollywood's archetypal villains of westerns and cliffhanger serials. He initially aspired to become a mechanical engineer after graduating from Oregon State University in June 1925. However, by the late 1920's, he had changed his name from Terva Gaston Hubbard to Trevor Bardette and embarked on a brief...
6. André Morell André Morell Actor, Ben-Hur
7. Marjorie Lord Marjorie Lord Actress, Sherlock Holmes in Washington Poised and lovely Marjorie Lord started her long and varied career on the Broadway stage and in "B" films as a sweet-natured ingénue. Lord was born Marjorie F. Wollenberg in 1918 in San Francisco, California, to Lillian Rosalie (Edgar) and George Charles Wollenberg. Her family transported themselves to New York City when she was fifteen...
8. Jeanne Bates Jeanne Bates Actress, Mulholland Dr. Jeanne Bates began her acting career while a student at San Mateo Junior College, appearing on radio soap operas in San Francisco. She played the lead in an airwave mystery series, Lew X. Lansworth's "Whodunit" (Bates' scream was the show's "signature"), which became so successful that it (and Bates) moved to Hollywood in 1941...
9. Garry Moore Garry Moore Actor, It Happened to Jane
10. Roy Barcroft Roy Barcroft Actor, The Purple Monster Strikes After serving in World War I, Roy Barcroft spent most of the 1920s and early 1930s moving from job to job. It was in the 1930s, after he moved to California with his wife, that he found his calling while acting in amateur theatrical productions. In 1937 he was appearing in bit parts in various genres...
11. Karyn Kupcinet Karyn Kupcinet Actress, The Little Shop of Horrors
12. Kenneth Connor Kenneth Connor Actor, Carry on Cruising The son of a naval officer who ran what were called "concert parties", Kenneth Connor made his stage debut at age two, and by 11 was performing in both a solo act and a doubles act with his brother in various revue shows. He later decided to become a serious actor rather than just a revue performer...
13. Jeffrey Dahmer Jeffrey Dahmer Self, Dateline NBC One of the nation's most notorious serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer was born and raised in Bath Township, Ohio, a middle-class suburb of Akron. Much has been made of his childhood tendencies - including cases of cruelty to animals - but to outward appearances, at least, he seemed to be a normal child...
14. Johnnie Davis Johnnie Davis Actor, Cowboy from Brooklyn
15. Bethel Leslie Bethel Leslie Actress, The Richard Boone Show The daughter of a well-to-do attorney and a socialite, Bethel Leslie was born on August 3, 1929, in New York City. Ms. Leslie was a 15-year-old student at the Brearley School on the Upper East Side when she was discovered by the legendary producer George Abbott, for the Broadway play "Snafu" in 1944...
16. Danny Wells Danny Wells Actor, Magnolia
17. Shadia Shadia Actress, Shati el zekriat
18. Gregg Barton Gregg Barton Actor, Tripoli
19. Roberto Gómez Bolaños Roberto Gómez Bolaños Writer, El Chavo del Ocho Roberto Gomez Bolaños more commonly known by his pseudonym Chespirito, or "Little Shakespeare" was a Mexican screenwriter, actor, comedian, film director, television director, playwright, songwriter, and author. He is widely regarded as the most important Latin and Spanish-language humorist of all time...
20. Grant Tinker Grant Tinker Producer, Going Places
21. Terry Lester Terry Lester Actor, The Young and the Restless Terry began his acting career while in the Army, and upon completing his service, decided to move to Hollywood to pursue acting. A multi-talented star, he had no problem finding work with his acting, singing and piano playing. After a few bit parts, he found a starring role on Ark II, and was soon courted by '"The Young and the Restless' (1973)' to fill in for departing stars...
22. Doug Lennox Doug Lennox Actor, X-Men
23. Guy Marks Guy Marks Actor, Train Ride to Hollywood Guy Marks was arguably not a career actor but rather a top-notch entertainer who dabbled in acting. In this case it is the quality, not the quantity, of his work that merits him a place among the great character actors. He was better known as a stand-up comic and world-class impressionist. No one could steal a scene or a show like the fabulous Mr. Marks...
24. Charles Meredith Charles Meredith Actor, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger Actor Charles Meredith had the requisite good looks to become a popular silent film leading man. Tall, dark and exceedingly good-looking with distinctive high-parted hair, he played opposite Blanche Sweet, Mary Miles Minter, Florence Vidor, Katherine MacDonald, and other top stars of the day in both romantic drama and comedies...
25. Don Rhymer Don Rhymer Writer, Big Momma's House
26. June Gittelson June Gittelson Actress, Doctors Don't Tell
27. Gunnar Hellström Gunnar Hellström Director, The Wild Wild West
28. Tamara De Treaux Tamara De Treaux Actress, Ghoulies
29. Georges Marchal Georges Marchal Actor, Belle de jour Georges Marchal was one of the most important lead actors in French cinema in the '50s, together with Jean Marais. He was the lead in various costume dramas and swashbuckling films before taking part in some of the films of Luis Buñuel, a close friend of his. He retired in 1989.
30. Keo Woolford Keo Woolford Actor, The Haumana Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Keo has starred as the King of Siam in a revival of The King and I at the London Palladium in London's West End, playing over 350 performances opposite Elaine Paige and Josie Lawrence. In New York City and Los Angeles, he appeared in numerous productions, including his own critically acclaimed, award winning one-man shows...
31. Molly Weir Molly Weir Actress, Life with the Lyons
32. Mali Finn Mali Finn Casting Director, L.A. Confidential
33. Thodupuzha Vasanthi Thodupuzha Vasanthi Actress, Kunjattakilikal
34. José Isbert José Isbert Actor, El cochecito He debuted in theater when he was 19 years old and later he worked in the company of the Lara theater where he played as a first actor during 16 years. He participated in a short in 1912 but his cinematographic career mostly began on the 30s, working more in cinema than in theater in the 40s and later on...
35. Norman Lumsden Norman Lumsden Actor, Music on 2 Born Norman Thompson in London in 1906. Son of a butler, started his working life as a commercial artist designing book jackets for the publishers Hodder & Stoughton. After surviving emphysema he was advised by his surgeon to take up singing to revive his lungs. Made his first radio broadcast for the BBC in the 1930s...
36. Washington Irving Washington Irving Writer, Sleepy Hollow
37. Vilho Siivola Vilho Siivola Actor, Doverie
38. Tony Kendall Tony Kendall Actor, Kommissar X - Drei goldene Schlangen The handsome and charismatic Tony Kendall was born Luciano Stella on August 22, 1936 in Rome, Italy. Kendall started his career in show business as a model for Italian Fumetti, which are comics done in photographs. Tony made his film debut using his birth name in 1957. He subsequently changed his name to Tony Kendall after Vittorio De Sica suggested that he do so...
39. Bunta Sugawara Bunta Sugawara Actor, Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi
40. Charity Grace Charity Grace Actress, Ben Casey
41. Giorgos Foundas Giorgos Foundas Actor, Pyretos stin asfalto
42. Arthur Jensen Arthur Jensen Actor, Huset på Christianshavn
43. Lorraine Ansell Lorraine Ansell Actress, Undercover Angel
44. Enid Blyton Enid Blyton Writer, The Famous Five Enid Blyton (11 August 1897 - 28 November 1968) was an English author. She was born in Dulwich, South London, England. She was one of the world's most famous children's writers. She is also one of the most prolific authors of all time. This means that she wrote a great number of books. Her most famous stories are the Famous Five stories...
45. Lester Vail Lester Vail Actor, Dance, Fools, Dance
46. Wolfgang Liebeneiner Wolfgang Liebeneiner Director, Ich klage an Wolfgang Liebeneiner was a German-Austrian film director, stage and film actor. He was born as Wolfgang Georg Louis Liebeneiner in Liebau, Lower Silesia, Germany (now Lubomierz, Poland). His father was in the textile business. Wolfgang was sent to the cadet schools Wahlstatt und Berlin-Lichterfelde and went for further schooling to Berlin-Zehlendorf...
47. Jack 'Tiny' Lipson Jack 'Tiny' Lipson Actor, Flash Gordon
48. Malcolm Bradbury Malcolm Bradbury Writer, Cold Comfort Farm
49. Edward Kalisz Edward Kalisz Actor, Ostatnie pietro
50. Joan Bartlett Joan Bartlett Self, You Asked for It
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