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Actor | Cronos
Federico Luppi was born on February 23, 1934 in Ramallo, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Federico José Luppi Malacalza. He was an actor and director, known for Cronos (1993), Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and The Devil's Backbone (2001). He was married to Susana Hornos and Haydée Padilla. He died on October 20...
Actor | The Rookie
After being a great success at age 25 portraying a high school baseball player he appeared in several small films in 2005 and 2006, but Angelos career didn't take off as expected. He gave up acting in 2006 in order to become the tour manager for several rock bands. He died at his residence in Los ...
Actress | Another World
Barbara Berjer was born on June 12, 1920 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Barbara Berger. She was an actress, known for Another World (1964), The Edge of Night (1956) and All My Children (1970). She was married to Lee Foley. She died on October 20, 2002 in New York City, New York, USA.
Actor | The Lady Vanishes
Though thoroughly British, actor Basil Radford actually began his film career in a couple of US films. Born in Chester, England, he made his stage debut in 1922 and continued to focus on the theatre until director Alfred Hitchcock memorably teamed Radford with actor Naunton Wayne in one of his ...
Actor | From Here to Eternity
Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and ...
Actor | The Howling
Christopher Stone was an occasional lead and supporting actor. Although he never achieved major stardom, he was still quite a busy actor in films and on television throughout the 1980s and early 90s. Stone achieved his first major role as "Dr. Pooch Hardin" on the 1970s TV series The Interns (1970)...
8. Cory Wells
Self | Bandstand
Singer Cory Wells was born Emil Lowendowski on February 2, 1941 in Buffalo, New York. He grew up in a rough neighborhood and hailed from a musical family. Cory's father died when he was a little boy and his mother struggled for a while before getting remarried. In the early 1960's Wells played in a...
Writer | Return of the Roller Blade Seven
Donald G. Jackson was born on April 24, 1943 in Tremont, Mississippi, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Return of the Roller Blade Seven (1993), The Roller Blade Seven (1991) and Roller Blade (1986). He died on October 20, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
10. Elisa Galvé
Actress | El misterioso tío Sylas
Elisa Galvé was born on July 25, 1922 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Leonora Ferrari Tedeschi. She was an actress, known for El misterioso tío Sylas (1947), Vacations in the Other World (1942) and Caras argentinas (1939). She died on October 20, 2000 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
11. Freda Jackson
Actress | Clash of the Titans
Freda Jackson was born in Nottingham, England in 1908, the daughter of a railway porter. After studying at High Pavement School and the University College there, she became a schoolteacher but gave up her career to study acting at the Royal College of Art, in London. Her first professional stage ...
12. Jack Buchanan
Actor | The Sky's the Limit
Born in Scotland, Jack Buchanan made his stage acting debut in Britain in 1912, and on Broadway in 1924. Though he made his film debut in 1917 during the silent film era, Buchanan is probably best remembered for The Band Wagon (1953), co-starring with Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Nanette Fabray, ...
13. Jack Elam
Actor | C'era una volta il West
Colorful American character actor equally adept at vicious killers or grizzled sidekicks. As a child he worked in the cotton fields. He attended Santa Monica Junior College in California and subsequently became an accountant and, at one time, manager of the Bel Air Hotel. Elam got his first movie ...
14. Jane Wyatt
Actress | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Born in Campgaw, New Jersey, Jane Waddington Wyatt came from a New York family of social distinction (her father was a Wall Street investment banker and her mother was a drama critic). Jane was raised from the age of three months in New York City and attended the fashionable Chapin School and later...
15. Joel McCrea
Actor | Foreign Correspondent
One of the great stars of American Westerns, and a very popular leading man in non-Westerns as well. He was born and raised in the surroundings of Hollywood and as a boy became interested in the movies that were being made all around. He studied acting at Pomona College and got some stage ...
16. John Ringham
Actor | V for Vendetta
John Ringham was born on February 10, 1928 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as John Henry Ringham. He was an actor, known for V for Vendetta (2005), The River Flows East (1962) and Just Good Friends (1983). He was married to Hedwig Felizitas Nowacki and Elizabeth Shepherd. He died on October...
17. L.M. Kit Carson
Writer | The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
L.M. Kit Carson was a talented and versatile Texan writer, actor and producer whose career has taken a diverse and always interesting course. He was born in Dallas, to Louise (Roche) and Minor Lee Carson. His first appearance was the lead in the acclaimed David Holzman's Diary (1967). He moved into...
18. Larri Thomas
Actress | Earth Girls Are Easy
Larri Thomas was born on January 23, 1932 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA as Lida Larrimore Thomas. She is known for her work on Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), South Pacific (1958) and Curucu, Beast of the Amazon (1956). She was married to Bruce Hoy and John Bromfield. She died on October 20, 2013 in Van...
19. May Robson
Actress | Bringing Up Baby
Born Mary Jeanette Robison. She was the youngest daughter of Henry Robison of Penrith, Cumberland, England and Julia Schelesinger of Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Her father died in 1860 and her mother remarried. In 1866/67 they were living in St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and moved ...
20. Mecha Ortiz
Actress | El canto del cisne
Mecha Ortiz is a legendary Argentinean actress whose real name was María Mercedes Varela Nimo Domínguez Castro de Ortiz. She was considered the Greta Garbo of the Argentine films and theatre world; born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 24, 1900. Her parents were Vicente Varela Nimo and ...
22. Michael Massee
Actor | The Crow
Michael Massee was born on September 1, 1952 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Michael Groo Massee. He was an actor, known for The Crow (1994), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). He was married to Ellen Sussdorf. He died on October 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California,...
Costume_department | Ugly Betty
Oscar de la Renta was born on July 22, 1932 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic as Oscar Aristides Ortiz de la Renta Fiallo. He is known for his work on Ugly Betty (2006), Great Performances: Dance in America (1976) and Beautopia (1998). He was married to Annette Reed and Françoise de Langlade. He...
24. Ox Baker
Actor | Escape from New York
Douglas Baker, better known by his moniker "Ox" was one of the meanest, vicious, hated and ugliest wrestlers ever. Bald, with a hairy chest, arms and back, Baker would deliberately grow his mustache long and curl his eyebrows up to gain a more "evil" look. It paid off as Baker was jeered and hated ...
25. Patrick Wymark
Actor | Where Eagles Dare
British character actor with radio and stage experience from 1951. Studied at University College in London and learned acting at the Old Vic Theatre School. Toured South Africa in 1952 and subsequently appeared in many Shakespearean roles in Stratford-upon-Avon. Busy television actor from the late ...
26. Ronnie Van Zant
Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service
Ronnie Van Zant was born on January 15, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the oldest son of six children (3 sisters and 2 brothers - musicians Donnie and Johnny). Ronnie attended Lee High School in Jacksonville with fellow band members Gary Rossington and Allen Collins. They soon formed what ...
Actor | Voyna i mir I: Andrey Bolkonskiy
Sergei Bondarchuk was one of the most important Russian filmmakers, best known for directing an Academy Award-winning film epic War and Peace (1966), based on the book by Leo Tolstoy, in which he also starred as Pierre Bezukhov.
He was born Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk on September, 25, 1920, in the ...
28. Shirley Horn
Soundtrack | Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Shirley Horn was a child prodigy who studied piano at Howard University in her hometown of Washington DC from the age of twelve to the age of eighteen. When she was unable to take advantage of a scholarship to Juilliard due to financial constraints, she returned to Howard with the intent to become ...
30. Steve Gaines
Actor | A Way Back In
Steve Gaines was born on September 14, 1949 in Miami, Oklahoma, USA as Steve Earl Gaines. He is known for his work on A Way Back In (2010), Locked In! (1964) and Surfari (1967). He was married to Teresa Gaines. He died on October 20, 1977 in Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA.
31. Sue Lloyd
Actress | The Ipcress File
Born in 1939, British actress Sue Lloyd trained in dance as a child, studying at the Sadler's Wells School at age 11. Since her height (5' 8") decreased her chances of a ballet career, the statuesque Sue instead became a chorus girl and showgirl. After some modeling assignments, she broke into ...
32. Ugo Fangareggi
Actor | Ho un buco giovedì
Ugo Fangareggi was born on January 30, 1938 in Genoa, Liguria, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for Ho un buco giovedì (2013), The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971) and Sex Diary (1976). He was married to Antonietta Ermini. He died on October 20, 2017 in Rome, Italy.