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1. Dennis Farina Dennis Farina Actor, Snatch Actor Dennis Farina is unique among thespians in that he was one of the few to achieve success as a "late-bloomer." He did not start acting until he was 37 years old, after stints in the military and 18 years on the Chicago Police Department. He made his bones in show business as a character actor, often cast as a cop or gangster...
2. Don Ameche Don Ameche Actor, Cocoon Don Ameche was a versatile and popular American film actor in the 1930s and '40s, usually as the dapper, mustached leading man. He was also popular as a radio master of ceremonies during this time. As his film popularity waned in the 1950s, he continued working in theater and some TV. His film career...
3. Maureen O'Sullivan Maureen O'Sullivan Actress, Hannah and Her Sisters Maureen Paula O'Sullivan was born on May 17, 1911 in County Roscommon, Ireland, to Evangeline "Mary Eva" Lovatt (Frazer) and Charles Joseph O'Sullivan, an officer in the Connaught Rangers. She was of Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The future mother of Mia Farrow was educated in private Catholic girls schools in London...
4. Bob Crane Bob Crane Actor, Hogan's Heroes Bob Crane was born Robert Edward Crane, in Waterbury, Connecticut, July 13th 1928. In 1942, at the age of 14, Bob began drumming for the Connecticut Symphony Orchestra. He was dismissed a year later because he was not considered "serious enough". Shortly thereafter Bob began a radio career which eventually took him west to Los Angeles and landed him in the morning drive slot at CBS powerhouse KNX...
5. Van Williams Van Williams Actor, Surfside 6 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...
6. Buster Crabbe Buster Crabbe Actor, Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion Buster Crabbe graduated from the University of Southern California. In 1931, while working on That's My Boy for Columbia Pictures, he was tested by MGM for Tarzan and rejected. Paramount Pictures put him in King of the Jungle as Kaspa, the Lion Man (after a book of that title but clearly a copy of the Tarzan stories)...
7. Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Self, When We Were Kings Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated light-heavyweight champs Archie Moore and Bob Foster...
8. Fred Graham Fred Graham Actor, The Giant Gila Monster Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond, starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to tutor Young and Pendleton in the fine points of the game...
9. Jim Hellwig Jim Hellwig Actor, Firepower Standing out than the rest, Ultimate Warrior became one of the most popular wrestlers in the WWE (back then in the WWF). During his run from the 1980s-90s, Warrior became known for high high energy when running down to the ring with his music hits, shaking the ropes during his entrance, his signature move...
10. Billy Preston Billy Preston Soundtrack, Inglourious Basterds
11. Kathy Lutz Kathy Lutz Writer, The Amityville Horror
12. Joe Garagiola Joe Garagiola Self, The Match Game
13. Meadowlark Lemon Meadowlark Lemon Self, Meadowlark Lemon Presents the World
14. Robert Schimmel Robert Schimmel Writer, In Living Color
15. Andrew Bertinelli Andrew Bertinelli Thanks, Valerie's Home Cooking
16. Fred Kohler Jr. Fred Kohler Jr. Actor, The Ten Commandments
17. Angela Morley Angela Morley Composer, Watership Down
18. Beverly Bayne Beverly Bayne Actress, The Tenth Woman
19. Murray Deutch Murray Deutch Music Department, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
20. J. Allen Hynek J. Allen Hynek Miscellaneous Crew, Close Encounters of the Third Kind J. Allen Hynek was a professor of Astronomy at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He was also the Founder of the Center for UFO Studies and first coined the phrase "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" as a way to catagorize direct contact with aliens.
21. Bill Capizzi Bill Capizzi Actor, Babe: Pig in the City
22. Joe Black Joe Black Self, Arriba, Roberto!
23. Ann Lee Ann Lee Actress, Trial
24. Elliott Roosevelt Elliott Roosevelt Self, Eyes of War
25. Jimmy Smith Jimmy Smith Soundtrack, Casino
26. Rena Horten Rena Horten Makeup Department, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour
27. Russell Wolfe Russell Wolfe Producer, God's Not Dead
28. Grace McDonald Grace McDonald Actress, It Ain't Hay Between 1942 and 1945 there was a pert, sweet-faced "B"-level cutie who knew how to swing with the best of them at Universal. The beautiful dancer/singer might have gone on to better things but ended her career abruptly for marriage and never looked back. Grace McDonald, who was born in New York City on June 15...
29. Allen Wood Allen Wood Actor, Used Cars
30. Glendon Swarthout Glendon Swarthout Writer, The Homesman Novelist Glendon Swarthout had the widest literary range of any American author of his generation, writing 16 novels, which ranged from dramas to comedies to romances and mysteries, and another 6 novellas for young adults with his wife, Kathryn. Many of Glendon's novels became international bestsellers and book club editions...
31. Lucky Hayes Lucky Hayes Actress, The Truth About Jane
32. Todd Michael Bogers Todd Michael Bogers Actor, Raising Arizona
33. Saxie Dowell Saxie Dowell Soundtrack, The Addams Family Saxophonist, songwriter ("Three Little Fishies", "I Don't Care"), composer and conductor, educated at the University of North Carolina. He was a saxophonist for the Hal Kemp orchestra for fifteen years, then formed his own band. During World War II, he was United States Navy bandmaster aboard the USS Franklin until it was sunk in the South Pacific in 1945...
34. Joe Foss Joe Foss Self, Marine Corps Combat Leadership Skills Joe Foss was born and raised on a farm just outside Sioux Falls, SD. As a young man he was fascinated by the exploits of Charles A. Lindbergh, and vowed to one day "trade his horse for a plow." He joined the Marines during WWII and, despite his age, became a pilot. Foss scored 26 kills during the war, tying Eddie Rickenbacker's WWI record...
35. Grace Hefner Grace Hefner
36. Harold E. Knox Harold E. Knox Producer, The Last Man on Earth
37. Dick Callinan Dick Callinan Actor, Bananas
38. Harlan Knudson Harlan Knudson Actor, The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox
39. Tom Fogerty Tom Fogerty Soundtrack, Café de Flore
40. Gene Ames Gene Ames Self, The Ames Brothers Show
41. Nick Papac Nick Papac Miscellaneous Crew, Letters from Iwo Jima
42. Norman Jolley Norman Jolley Writer, Space Patrol Actor and prominent television writer, educated at the University of Wisconsin with an engineering background that he used to advantage in writing his "Space Patrol" scripts. Beginning as a film and television actor, his writing talents came to the forefront while portraying 'Agent X' on "Space Patrol"...
43. Harmon Killebrew Harmon Killebrew Self, The Science of Hitting by Ted Williams In the pre-steroids era, the most fearsome home-run hitter in the American League not named Babe Ruth (Mickey Mantle was a switch-hitter) was named Harmon Killebrew. The surname seemed to fit, as the husky Harmon certainly "killed" the ball, launching many massive moon-shots in old-time ball-yards that took the breath away of fans...
44. Ted Fio Rito Ted Fio Rito Soundtrack, The Remains of the Day Composer, songwriter ("Charley My Boy", "I Never Knew"), conductor and pianist, educated at Barringer High School. He was a pianist for a New York music publishing company, and then organized a dance orchestra in St. Louis, and then in Chicago. He made many recordings and also owned a membership club in Scottsdale...
45. Ed Sabol Ed Sabol Producer, NFL Monday Night Matchup
46. Ron Santo Ron Santo Self, This Old Cub Ron Santo, one of the best third basemen in baseball history who played his entire career in the city of the Broad Shoulders, mostly for the hapless Cubs, was born on February 25, 1940 in Seattle, Washington. The six-foot-tall third baseman made his debut with the Cubs in 1960 and played with Chicago's...
47. Edward B. Randolph Edward B. Randolph Actor, The She Beast
48. Chet Douglas Chet Douglas Actor, Two Rode Together
49. Charles B. Smith Charles B. Smith Self, Korean War Stories
50. Clarence Budington Kelland Clarence Budington Kelland Writer, Mr. Deeds
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