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1. Alix Talton Alix Talton Actress, The Man Who Knew Too Much Alix Talton was born Alice Talton on June 7, 1920 in Atlanta, Georgia. Of part Cherokee Indian descent, Alix studied dancing and singing while growing up. After being crowned Miss Atlanta in a local beauty pageant in 1938, Talton went on to represent Georgia in the Miss America beauty pageant held on September 10...
2. Tim Pigott-Smith Tim Pigott-Smith Actor, V for Vendetta British classical stage and TV actor Tim Pigott-Smith was a familiar face both here and in his native England. A drama major, he graduated from the University of Bristol in 1967 (where he frequently returned to lecture) and made his professional debut two years later with the Bristol Old Vic. Predominantly a stage player in both regional and repertory...
3. Geoffrey Lewis Geoffrey Lewis Actor, Double Impact Talented and highly capable character actor Geoffrey Lewis, with rustic (sometimes sour-faced) looks, grew up in Rhode Island but was moved out to California at the age of ten. Lewis was very keen on the dramatic arts at high school, but often preferred to put on his own one-man shows rather than participate in larger school productions...
4. Walter Huston Walter Huston Actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Walter Huston, who was born Toronto, Ontario, established himself as one of the great actors of the English-speaking stage and cinema. He established himself as a well-respected and much-sought-after character lead beginning with the early talkies and continuing through the 1930s & '40s. Huston originally studied engineering before seeking a life in the theater...
5. David Graf David Graf Actor, Police Academy David Graf was a Lancaster, Ohio native. He was a graduate of Lancaster High School in 1968. He went on to attend college at Otterbein University where he graduated in 1972 as a theater major. He attended Ohio State University grad school until 1975 when he dropped out to pursue an acting career in New York City...
6. John Agar John Agar Actor, Sands of Iwo Jima John Agar was born in Chicago, the eldest of four children. In World War II, Sgt. John Agar was a United States Army Air Force physical instructor. His 1945 marriage at the Wilshire Memorial Church to "America's Sweetheart" Shirley Temple put him in the public eye for the first time, and a movie contract with independent producer David O. Selznick quickly ensued...
7. Barry Nelson Barry Nelson Actor, The Shining A genial, well-respected, all-around "nice guy", the breezily handsome Barry Nelson was born Haakon Robert Nielsen on April 16, 1917, in San Francisco, California, to Betsy (Christophersen) and Trygve "Ted" Nielsen, both Norwegian immigrants. He was raised in nearby Oakland and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1941...
8. Christopher Cazenove Christopher Cazenove Actor, A Knight's Tale
9. Beatrice Straight Beatrice Straight Actress, Poltergeist In her long career, Beatrice Straight actually did very little work in the movies, plying her trade mostly onstage. But when she did grace the silver screen, she did it with great skill. Her first love was theater, having debuted on Broadway in the 1935 "Bitter Oleander". Her work garnered her much acclaim...
10. Brenda Benet Brenda Benet Actress, Days of Our Lives Brenda Benet, born Brenda Ann Nelson in Los Angeles, California, on August 14, 1945, was a classic example of the modern-day Hollywood tragedy. As a television actress with good dramatic scope, she managed to piece together a wide and impressive portfolio of guest shots in a career spanning just over 16 years before taking her life at the age of 36...
11. Victor Argo Victor Argo Actor, Taxi Driver Víctor Jiménez was born in Manhattan on November 5, 1934, to Maria L. Jimenez Rosario and Victor Jimenez, both originally from Quebradillas, Puerto Rico. Raised in the South Bronx, Victor's Latin upbringing and proximity to Jewish and Irish cultures gave him the multicultural preparation for a 50 year career as a character actor on stage, on television and in films...
12. Betty Blythe Betty Blythe Actress, She Brunette, buxom matinee idol Betty Blythe capitalised on the 'roaring 20's' infatuation with exotic screen sirens to achieve a brief period of stardom. She was notoriously one of the first actresses to ever appear nude (or in various stages of undress) on screen. It wasn't that Betty couldn't act, as well - in fact...
13. Bobby Buntrock Bobby Buntrock Actor, Hazel
14. Theda Bara Theda Bara Actress, Cleopatra Theda Bara was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, as Theodosia Goodman, on July 29, 1885. She was the daughter of a local tailor and his wife. As a teenager Theda was interested in the theatrical arts and once she finished high school, she dyed her blond hair black and went in pursuit of her dream. By 1908 she was in New York in search of roles...
15. Stan Freberg Stan Freberg Actor, Lady and the Tramp Stan Freberg grew up in Los Angeles, California. From an early age he was a big fan of radio and sound. He was blessed with the double abilities of being an amazing mimic and possessing a razor-sharp satirical mind. In the early 1940s he began to do voice work for both the Warner Brothers' cartoons...
16. Gavin Gordon Gavin Gordon Actor, Bride of Frankenstein
17. Peaches Geldof Peaches Geldof Self, Cha'mone Mo'Fo'Selecta! A Tribute to Michael Jackson
18. Marian McCargo Marian McCargo Actress, The Undefeated Former Tennis Champion before she became an actress! During her days on the Silver screen, she was regarded as a classy lady. She had gone to the same finishing school as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and frequented Martha's Vineyard.
19. Mike Wallace Mike Wallace Self, 60 Minutes
20. Alberto Morin Alberto Morin Actor, Two Mules for Sister Sara
21. Les Blank Les Blank Director, Burden of Dreams Born in 1935 in Tampa, Florida, Les Blank attended Tulane University in New Orleans, where he received a B.A. in English literature and an M.F.A. in theatre. In 1967, after two years in the Ph.D. film program at the University of Southern California, and five years of freelancing in Los Angeles, he began his first independent films...
22. Heinz Burt Heinz Burt Soundtrack, Telstar: The Joe Meek Story
23. Norman Taurog Norman Taurog Director, Boys Town A successful child actor (on stage from 1907) and rather less successful romantic lead, baby-faced Norman Taurog found being behind the camera a more rewarding experience. Before becoming a director, he paid his dues as a prop man and editor. By 1919, he was put in charge of two-reel comedies, starring the comic Larry Semon...
24. Arleen Whelan Arleen Whelan Actress, Young Mr. Lincoln Auburn-haired Arleen Whelan was born in Salt Lake City, but spent her early childhood in Pueblo, Colorado, where she attended High School. Her father was an electrician, who, upon opening his own electrical store in Los Angeles, moved the family westward. Arleen was enrolled in a beauty college and learned hairdressing and manicure...
25. Jim Thompson Jim Thompson Writer, Paths of Glory
26. David Greene David Greene Director, Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew David Greene had a varied early career, beginning with his first job as junior reporter for the Walthamstow Guardian. Life as a journalist was not to be his forte, however. During the years spanning the mid- to late 1930's, he tried his luck variously in the furniture removal business, as a deck hand and as a hospital porter...
27. Evelyn Finley Evelyn Finley Stunts, Silverado Definitely not your average 'prairie flower', brunette Evelyn Ruth Finley was known as the most accomplished stunt rider in the western genre. Famous director William A. Wellman was one of many who regarded her as the best in the business. She worked with horses from early childhood and grew up a tomboy on her father's ranch...
28. Don Hayden Don Hayden Actor, My Little Margie The son of veteran character actor Harry Hayden, Don Hayden's best remembered role is as the somewhat screwy but faithful Freddie Wilson, boyfriend of Gale Storm in the classic TV series My Little Margie. His film career was somewhat uneventful; he made less than a dozen films in a 14-year career...
29. Maria Michi Maria Michi Actress, Ultimo tango a Parigi First a typist at a law firm, young Maria Michi then became an usherette at Teatro Quattro Fontane in Rome. She was in the right place to become an actress, for was soon noticed and given small parts in the company of Sergio Stofano and Diana Torreri during the 1942-1943 season. Her first major assignment was in the revue 'Con un palmo di naso' with 'Toto' and Anna Magnani...
30. Maureen Potter Maureen Potter Actress, Ulysses Irish actress and comedienne. She was born in Fairview, on the north side of Dublin, the daughter of a commercial traveller, and educated at St. Mary's School. At the age of 7 she became All Ireland Junior Dancing Champion. Two years later she was spotted by the Dublin comedian Jimmy O'Dea at an amateur concert party; she began appearing in pantomime with him at the Gaiety Theatre...
31. Bill Coontz Bill Coontz Actor, Convoy
32. Terence Conoley Terence Conoley Actor, Fierce Creatures
33. Al Bain Al Bain Actor, Hollywood Stadium Mystery
34. Russell Hopton Russell Hopton Actor, 'G' Men
35. Marilyn Miller Marilyn Miller Actress, Sally "Look for the Silver Lining" became the appropriate signature song for one of Broadways's most popular musical stage stars of the 1920s, Marilyn Miller, for she embodied a vibrant, child-like optimism in her very best "happily ever after" showcases. Such happiness, however, did not extend into her personal life...
36. Hank Robinson Hank Robinson Actor, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
37. Bobby Astyr Bobby Astyr Actor, Roommates Bobby Astyr, the "Clown Prince of Porn," was one of the pioneering generation of actors who made a name for themselves in blue movies in the 1970s, thriving in an industry where - aside from the legendary John Holmes - women were the star attractions. Like many of the first generation of adult entertainment stars...
38. Eileen Christy Eileen Christy Actress, I Dream of Jeanie
39. Christopher Morahan Christopher Morahan Director, Emergency-Ward 10
40. Frankie Burke Frankie Burke Actor, Angels with Dirty Faces Francis Vaselle Aiello was born June 6, 1915, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York. He worked many odd jobs after graduating High School, including working with his father, Carmine, who owned a tailoring shop. He earned the nickname "The earl of Warwick" because of his persistence trying to obtain a job at the most luxurious hotel in town...
41. Victor Wong Victor Wong Actor, The Son of Kong
42. Jack Wrangler Jack Wrangler Actor, The Devil in Miss Jones Part II
43. Chester Erskine Chester Erskine Producer, The Egg and I
44. Henry Blair Henry Blair Actor, Saginaw Trail
45. Henry Ford Henry Ford Self, Til Vesterheimen
46. John Diggs John Diggs Actor, The Ten Commandments
47. Charles Williams Charles Williams Writer, The Hot Spot Charles Williams was born in San Angelo, Texas, and grew up there and in New Mexico. He attended Brownsville High School in Texas through the tenth grade. In the United States Merchant Marine, from 1929 to 1939, he served as a radio operator. Williams joined the U.S. Navy during World War II, and between 1939 and 1950 worked as an electronics inspector...
48. Donald Gray Donald Gray Actor, The Vise Donald Gray was born Eldred Tidbury in 1914 at Tidburys Toll on an Ostrich farm . He was educated Marist College Uitenhage then CBC Kimberley.Was South African winner Paramounts 1933 Search for Beauty which discovered Ann Sheriden and Colin Tapley. He won 1000 dollar bonus and bit player film contract until 1935 when passport expired...
49. Nick Stuart Nick Stuart Actor, Secrets of Chinatown
50. Relja Basic Relja Basic Actor, Bal na vodi
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