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Actress | The Omega Man
Rosalind Cash was an actress whose career endured and flourished on stage, screen, and television, despite her staunch refusal to portray stereotypical Black roles. Ms. Cash was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of American Playhouse: Go Tell It on the...
Actor | Soap
Arthur Peterson was born on November 18, 1912 in Mandan, North Dakota, USA as Arthur Peterson Jr. He was an actor, known for Soap (1977), Mission: Impossible (1966) and The Twilight Zone (1959). He was married to Norma Ransome. He died on October 31, 1996 in Pasadena, California, USA.
Actor | 13 Ghosts
Charles Herbert was a mildly popular 1950s child actor with a trademark sulky puss and thick, furrowed eyebrows, who was known for playing inquisitive kids besieged by alien beings, including a robot, as well as by a human fly and several house-haunting ghosts. He racked up over 20 films, 50 TV ...
Actor | Bend of the River
Chubby Johnson was born Charles Rutledge Johnson on August 13, 1903, in Terre Haute, Indiana. He made a living as a journalist and did not become a movie actor until he was in his 40s, making his debut in the Randolph Scott oater Abilene Town (1946) in support of Scott, Ann Dvorak and Edgar Buchanan...
Edelmiro Julián Farrell was born on February 12, 1887 in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He died on October 31, 1980 in Buenos Aires.
Writer | Amarcord
The women who both attracted and frightened him and an Italy dominated in his youth by Mussolini and Pope Pius XII - inspired the dreams that Fellini started recording in notebooks in the 1960s. Life and dreams were raw material for his films. His native Rimini and characters like Saraghina (the ...
9. Gregg Palmer
Actor | Zombies of Mora Tau
Norwegian by heritage and a San Franciscan by birth, brown-haired, brown-eyed Gregg Palmer (born Palmer Lee) broke into show biz as a radio announcer. After an early '50s stint as a contract player at Universal, he turned to freelancing, closing out the decade by starring and co-starring in a ...
11. Hal Sitowitz
Writer | Gunsmoke
Hal Sitowitz was born on July 26, 1933 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Harold Sitowitz. He was a writer and producer, known for Gunsmoke (1955), Ohara (1987) and The Rookies (1972). He was married to Myrtle. He died on October 31, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.
12. Harry Houdini
Actor | The Man from Beyond
The great American escape artist and magician Houdini (immortalized by a memorable performance by Tony Curtis in the eponymous 1953 film) was born Erich Weiss on March 24, 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, though he often gave his birthplace as Appleton, Wisconsin, where he was raised. One of five ...
13. Henry Daniell
Actor | The Great Dictator
London-born Henry Daniell began his career on the British stage, and continued it on the Broadway stage when he emigrated to the US. He entered films in 1929, and excelled at playing the suave, well-bred villain who could kill an enemy or start a war with a certain air of upper-class disdain, as if...
14. Ian Fraser
Music_department | Zorro: The Gay Blade
Ian Fraser was born on August 23, 1933 in Hove, East Sussex, England. He is known for his work on Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981), Scrooge (1970) and America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music (1976). He was married to Judee Morton. He died on October 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, ...
15. Indira Gandhi
Indira Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917 in Allahabad, India as Indira Priyadarshini Nehru. She is known for her work on Commando (1988), Jumbish: A Movement - The Movie (1986) and British Pathé News (1910). She was married to Feroze Gandhi. She died on October 31, 1984 in New Delhi, ...
16. John Houseman
Actor | The Paper Chase
Academy Award-winning actor John Houseman's main contribution to American culture was not his own performances on film but rather, his role as a midwife to one of the greatest actor-directors-cinematic geniuses his adopted country ever produced (Orson Welles) and as a midwife to a whole generation ...
17. Joseph Calleia
Actor | Touch of Evil
His full name was Joseph Alexander Caesar Herstall Vincent Calleja - but he was better known as Joseph or Joe Calleia, one of Hollywood's most recognized bad guys. But Calleia's roots and talents ran much deeper than character actor. He was Maltese, born on that barren but historically important ...
18. Linda Watkins
Actress | From Hell It Came
Linda Watkins was born on May 23, 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for From Hell It Came (1957), Good Neighbor Sam (1964) and Route 66 (1960). She was married to Gabriel Hess. She died on October 31, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Marcel Carné
Director | Le quai des brumes
Marcel Carné, the son of a cabinet maker, entered the movies as the assistant of Jacques Feyder. At the age of 25 he directed his first movie Jenny (1936). Colaborating with the writer Jacques Prévert, the decorator Alexandre Trauner, the musician and composer Maurice Jaubert and the actor Jean ...
21. Marcella Martin
Actress | Gone with the Wind
Marcella Martin was born on June 5, 1916 in Champaign, Illinois, USA as Elsie Marcella Clifford. She was an actress, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), West of Tombstone (1942) and The Man Who Returned to Life (1942). She was married to Robert Lee McGratty, James Ferguson and John Martin. She ...
22. Mari Aldon
Actress | Distant Drums
A former ballet dancer, graceful Mari Aldon married Hollywood director Tay Garnett, who encouraged her to become an actress. She did, but did not leave a deep imprint on film history, with one exception, the role of Judy Beckett, a prisoner of the Seminoles and Gary Cooper's charming romantic ...
23. Mario Das Neves
After his death it was announced that his Vice-Governor Mariano Arcioni will complete his third term as a Governor.
24. Mary Nolan
Actress | Desert Nights
Blonde and utterly beautiful, Mary Nolan had the requisite figure and prettiness to rise up fast in the Hollywood ranks. Her downfall, however, would be just as fast and not at all pretty. She was born Mary Imogene Robertson in 1905 and began her show-business career as a teenage model. Showman ...
27. Poul Reichhardt
Actor | Soldaten og Jenny
Poul Reichhardt was born on February 2, 1913 in Ganløse, Denmark as Poul David Reichhardt. He was an actor, known for Soldaten og Jenny (1947), Flagermusen (1966) and The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman (1948). He was married to Charlotte Ernst, Margareta Fahlén and Lili Lani. He died on October ...
28. Raf Vallone
Actor | The Godfather Part III
Raf Vallone was an internationally acclaimed Italian movie star known for his rugged good looks. The athletic Vallone, a former soccer player who often was compared to Burt Lancaster, was born Raffaele Vallone in 1916 in Tropea in Calabria, Italy, the son of a prominent lawyer and his aristocratic ...
29. Rita Johnson
Actress | The Big Clock
Rita Johnson was born on 8/13/13 in Worcester Ma. She attended the New England Conservatory of Music, did summer stock, then moved on to Broadway in 1935. She was an extremely versatile actress, who played virtually every type of role. Unfortunately, her career came to a halt in 1948 when a hair ...
30. River Phoenix
Actor | My Own Private Idaho
River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally ...
31. Studs Terkel
Actor | Eight Men Out
Studs Terkel was born on May 16, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as Louis Terkel. He was an actor, known for Eight Men Out (1988), Medium Cool (1969) and Studs' Place (1949). He was married to Ida Goldberg. He died on October 31, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
32. Teri Shields
Producer | Sahara
Teri Shields was born on August 11, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Theresa Anna Lillian Schmonn. She was an actress and producer, known for Sahara (1983), Wanda Nevada (1979) and Endless Love (1981). She was married to Francis Alexander Shields. She died on October 31, 2012 in Manhattan, New ...
33. Tom Pittman
Actor | Tombstone Territory
Tom Pittman was born on March 16, 1932 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Jerry Lee Alten. He was an actor, known for Tombstone Territory (1957), Apache Territory (1958) and Suspicion (1957). He died on October 31, 1958 in Benedict Canyon, Beverly Crest, Los Angeles, California, USA.