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1. Jay Thomas Jay Thomas Actor, Mr. Holland's Opus Jay Thomas was born in Kermit, Texas, to Katherine (Guzzino), a tap-dancing South Louisiana belle of Italian descent, and T. Harry Terrell, Sr., an oil man. Reared in New Orleans, he was always active in sports and performing. He won his first award as emcee of the Jesuit High School talent show. He boxed...
2. Richard Attenborough Richard Attenborough Actor, Jurassic Park Lord Richard Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. Attenborough...
3. Jane Greer Jane Greer Actress, Out of the Past As a baby, she was winning beauty contests; as a teenager, with good looks and an attractive contralto voice, she was singing with big bands (most notably Enric Madriguera's orchestra in Latin Club Del Rio in Washington, D.C.. She met Rudy Vallee, her first husband, on the radio where she also enjoyed a brief stint as a singer...
4. Julie Harris Julie Harris Actress, Knots Landing One of the finest classical and contemporary leading ladies ever to grace the 20th century American stage, five-time Tony Award winner Julie Harris was rather remote and reserved on camera, finding her true glow in front of the theatre lights. The freckled, red-haired actress not only was nominated...
5. Satoshi Kon Satoshi Kon Writer, Tokyo Goddofazazu Satoshi Kon was born in 1963. He studied at the Musashino College of the Arts. He began his career as a Manga artist. He then moved to animation and worked as a background artist on many films (including Rôjin Z by 'Katsuhiro Otomo'). Then, in 1995, he wrote an episode of the anthology film Memorîzu (this Episode was "Magnetic Rose")...
6. E.G. Marshall E.G. Marshall Actor, 12 Angry Men With over 150 Film and TV appearances to his credit, E.G. Marshall was arguably most well known as the imperturbable Juror No. 4 in the Sidney Lumet mystery 12 Angry Men. Some of his stand-out performances are in Creepshow, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, and Nixon. Marshall married three times and had seven children.
7. Steve Franken Steve Franken Actor, Angels & Demons
8. Leonard Frey Leonard Frey Actor, Fiddler on the Roof Leonard Frey originally wanted to become an artist, but in college he became interested in acting. He made his stage debut in an off-Broadway production of "Little Mary Sunshine" and his film debut as a celebrant in Passages from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, but he first rose to prominence in the role of Harold, the self-proclaimed "Jew fairy"...
9. Louis Prima Louis Prima Soundtrack, Casino Born in New Orleans' French Quarter, Louis Prima longed to play jazz. When he was a child, he studied the violin. His older brother Leon took up trumpet while Louis was still quite young, and he soon followed in his brother's footsteps. He played in clubs like "The Famous Door" in the 1930s, and by the time the 1940s rolled around...
10. Gary Crosby Gary Crosby Actor, Girl Happy The stocky-framed, lookalike son of singing legend Bing Crosby who had that same bemused, forlorn look, fair hair and jug ears, Gary was the eldest of four sons born to the crooner and his first wife singer/actress Dixie Lee. The boys' childhood was an intensely troubled one with all four trying to follow in their father's incredibly large footsteps as singers and actors...
11. Kenji Mizoguchi Kenji Mizoguchi Director, Ugetsu monogatari Coming from a lower class family Mizoguchi entered the production company Nikkatsu as an actor specialized in female roles. Later he became an assistant director and made his first film in 1922. Although he filmed almost 90 movies in the silent era, only his last 12 productions are really known outside of Japan because they were especially produced for Venice (e.g...
12. Lani Kai Lani Kai Actor, Blue Hawaii Lani Kai, whose real name was George Clarence Dennis James Von Ruckleman Woodd III, represented the image of the handsome, native Polynesian man for viewers of a television series in the early 1960s. His big break in show business came when he accompanied his mother to a casting call for the TV series Adventures in Paradise in 1959 and wound up being chosen for a regular role...
13. Yootha Joyce Yootha Joyce Actress, George & Mildred
14. Rickie Sorensen Rickie Sorensen Actor, The Sword in the Stone
15. Pat Paterson Pat Paterson Actress, Charlie Chan in Egypt
16. Mary Jane Croft Mary Jane Croft Actress, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Diminutive, blond character comedienne whose strident voice and nervy manner made her the perfect foil to Lucille Ball's madcap antics on TV, at first, occasionally, on I Love Lucy (as "Betty Ramsay" and "Evelyn Bigsby"), then on a regular basis on The Lucy Show and Here's Lucy (as "Mary Jane Lewis")...
17. Frank DiLeo Frank DiLeo Actor, Goodfellas
18. Tom Neal Jr. Tom Neal Jr. Actor, Detour
19. Earl Jolly Brown Earl Jolly Brown Actor, Live and Let Die
20. Jose Duarte Jose Duarte Art Department, There's Something About Mary
21. William Shue William Shue
22. Duggie Byng Duggie Byng Self, Byng-Ho! Douglas Byng was one of the most redoubtable entertainers of the 20th century whose long career spanned theatre, pantomime, cabaret, film and television. Billed as 'Bawdy - But British' he was a prolific comic songwriter and a master of the double-entendre, often appearing in drag or as a noted pantomime Dame. Noël Coward once described his act as 'the most refined vulgarity in London'...
23. Jeanne Martin Jeanne Martin Self, A Star Is Born World Premiere
24. Amanda Randolph Amanda Randolph Actress, Make Room for Daddy
25. Claire Malis Claire Malis Actress, One Life to Live
26. Aaron Russo Aaron Russo Producer, Trading Places Although he never went beyond secondary school, Aaron Russo became a millionaire in show business. Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1943, he worked in his family's business and later managed the Chicago nightclub, the Kinetic Playground, from 1968 to 1973 (with a long hiatus due to a fire). There he booked The Doors...
27. Gregory Rozakis Gregory Rozakis Actor, America America
28. Barry Norton Barry Norton Actor, Drácula
29. James Kirkwood James Kirkwood Actor, A Corner in Wheat A veteran stage actor, James Kirkwood entered films in 1909 as an actor and was soon playing leads in many of D.W. Griffith's early pictures. He turned to directing in 1912, and by 1914 was the favorite director of Mary Pickford, with whom he made nine films; he also co-starred in three of them...
30. Zena Walker Zena Walker Actress, The Dresser British actress Zena Walker would become better known for her output of theatre work than film. Born on March 7, 1934, in Birmingham, she was the daughter of George Walker, a grocer, and wife Elizabeth Louise (Hammond). A sensuous, graceful, dusky-voiced presence, she was educated at St. Martin's School and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art...
31. Ann Richards Ann Richards Actress, Sorry, Wrong Number
32. K.L. Smith K.L. Smith Actor, Bad Day at Black Rock
33. Cy Schindell Cy Schindell Actor, The Devil Commands
34. Margie Liszt Margie Liszt Actress, The Tooth Will Out
35. Priscilla Alden Priscilla Alden Actress, Nine Months Heavyset character actress Priscilla Diane Alden was born on June 27, 1939 in San Francisco, California. Alden moved with her family to Santa Barbara, where she attended high school and graduated from UC Santa Barbara. After receiving a master's degree in English literature from the University of Montana...
36. Tommy Alexander Tommy Alexander Actor, The Elf and Mr. Little
37. Hansjörg Felmy Hansjörg Felmy Actor, Torn Curtain Hansjörg Felmy was the son of senior Luftwaffe general Hellmuth Felmy (1885-1965) who had risen to corps command in the closing stages of the Second World War. The younger Felmy grew up in Brunswick and first worked in the locksmiths and printing trades. Finding the arts more to his taste he joined a travelling theatrical troupe...
38. Herbert Wright Herbert Wright Producer, Star Trek: The Next Generation As a high school exchange student in Japan, Herbert Wright began a lifelong study of martial arts, and the art of filmmaking after meeting the legendary director, Akira Kurosawa. After graduation with honors from Yale, filmmaker Wright moved to Hollywood, pursuing a successful career in movies and TV...
39. Bill Catching Bill Catching Stunts, Mean Streets
40. Cristian Nemescu Cristian Nemescu Director, California Dreamin' (Nesfarsit)
41. Page Slattery Page Slattery Actor, Cape Fear
42. Mark Kamps Mark Kamps Sound Department, Waterworld
43. Hugh Cruttwell Hugh Cruttwell Miscellaneous Crew, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
44. Jack Somack Jack Somack Actor, The Frisco Kid
45. Mitchell Lewis Mitchell Lewis Actor, Meet John Doe
46. Lillian Albertson Lillian Albertson Actress, The Greatest Show on Earth
47. Kurt Zips Kurt Zips Actor, På rymmen med Pippi Långstrump
48. Eleazar García Eleazar García Actor, ¡Tintorera!
49. Barbara Miller Barbara Miller Casting Department, Friends
50. Jack Hayes Jack Hayes Music Department, Up
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