Kändisar - de bästa

by tony-jahnke | created - 02 Apr 2016 | updated - 02 Apr 2016 | Public

De bästa kändisarna jag upptäckt mellan åren 2006-2016

1. Herbert Anderson

Actor | Dennis the Menace

Herbert Anderson was born on March 30, 1917 in Oakland, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Dennis the Menace (1959), The Male Animal (1942) and Battleground (1949). He was married to Mary Virginia Palmer. He died on June 11, 1994 in Palm Springs, California.

2. Cesar Romero

Actor | Batman: The Movie

Tall, suave and sophisticated Cesar Romero actually had two claims to fame in Hollywood. To one generation, he was the distinguished Latin lover of numerous musicals and romantic comedies, and the rogue bandit The Cisco Kid in a string of low-budget westerns. However, to a younger generation weaned...

3. Guy Williams

Actor | Lost in Space

An exceptionally handsome and charismatic performer with a serene baritone voice, Guy Williams was born Armand Joseph Catalano (nicknamed "Armando" by his family) of Italian parentage in New York City on January 14, 1924. The elder child of an insurance broker (he had a younger sister, Valerie), he...

4. Kirk Alyn

Actor | Superman

Starting his show business career as a chorus boy on Broadway and an entertainer in vaudeville, Kirk Alyn played bit parts and minor supporting roles in several low-budget films before getting his big break playing the title role in the serial Superman (1948). He wasn't able to sustain a film ...

5. Douglas Croft

Actor | Batman

Who was the first "Robin, the Boy Wonder"? No, not Burt Ward, but this popular, curly-haired child actor of the 1940s. In addition to being in the first "Batman" film, he appeared in many other major films, mostly at Warner Brothers. In almost all of these films, he played the hero as a boy, "...

6. Sabu

Actor | Arabian Nights

Sabu Dastagir (or Selar Shaik Sabu, depending on your resource) was born on January 27, 1924, in the little town of Mysore, India, which is nestled in the jungles of Karapur. The son of an elephant driver (mahout) in service for the Maharajah of his town, the young stable boy learned responsibility...

7. Robert Lowery

Actor | Batman and Robin

Robert Lowery was born Robert Larkin Hanks in Kansas City, Missouri, the only living child of Roscoe Hanks, noted Kansas City attorney and oil investor; and Leah Thompson, concert pianist and organist. He attended local Kansas City schools and graduated from Paseo High School in 1931 with a record ...

8. Lewis Wilson

Actor | Batman

Lewis Wilson was born on January 28, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Lewis Gilbert Wilson. He was an actor, known for Batman (1943), There's Something About a Soldier (1943) and Wild Women (1951). He was married to Dana Broccoli. He died on August 9, 2000 in San Francisco, California, USA.

9. Burgess Meredith

Actor | Clash of the Titans

One of the truly great and gifted performers of the century, who often suffered lesser roles, Burgess Meredith was born in 1907 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was educated in Amherst College in Massachusetts, before joining Eva Le Gallienne's stage company, Civic Repertory Company, in New York City in 1933...

10. Frank Gorshin

Actor | Twelve Monkeys

Frank John Gorshin Jr. was born on April 5, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank John Sr., was a railroad worker and his mother, Frances, was a seamstress. While in high school, Frank worked as an usher at the Sheridan Square Theatre and began doing impressions of some of his screen ...

11. George O'Hanlon

Actor | Rocky

George O'Hanlon was born on November 23, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as George Samuel O'Hanlon Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for Rocky (1976), Kronos (1957) and Jetsons: The Movie (1990). He was married to Nancy Owens, Martha Stewart and Inez Yvonne Witt. He died on ...

12. Penny Singleton

Actress | Blondie's Holiday

Her father was Irish Philadelphian newspaperman, Benny McNulty. He was related to Jim Farley Roosevelt's campaign managers and later Postmaster General. As a child, she sang songs at a silent movie theater. After the sixth grade she joined a touring vaudeville act called "The Kiddie Kabaret." ...

13. Alan Reed

Actor | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Character player Alan Reed was a strong, burly presence on film and TV but he would be better remembered in the long run for his equally strong, distinctive voice. He gave vocal life to the prehistoric cartoon character Fred Flintstone on the prime-time TV series The Flintstones (1960) in the 1960s...

14. Jack Haley

Actor | The Wizard of Oz

Jack Haley was a movie and vaudeville actor who is always remembered as the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz (1939). The Tin Man role was originally was going to Buddy Ebsen, but due to allergic reaction from the aluminum powder makeup, Ebsen was taken out of the casting and Haley replaced him. To avoid...

15. Bela Lugosi

Actor | Dracula

Bela Lugosi was born Béla Ferenc Dezsö Blaskó on October 20, 1882, Lugos, Hungary, Austria-Hungary (now Lugoj, Romania), to Paula de Vojnich and István Blaskó, a banker. He was the youngest of four children. During WWI, he volunteered and was commissioned as an infantry lieutenant, and was wounded ...

16. Charles Laughton

Actor | Witness for the Prosecution

Charles Laughton was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, to Eliza (Conlon) and Robert Laughton, hotel keepers of Irish and English descent, respectively. He was educated at Stonyhurst (a highly esteemed Jesuit college in England) and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (received gold medal). ...

17. Lon Chaney

Actor | He Who Gets Slapped

Although his parents were deaf-mutes, Leonidas Chaney became an actor and also owner of a theatre company (together with his brother John). He made his debut at the movies in 1912, and his filmography is vast. Lon Chaney was especially famous for his horror parts in movies like e.g. Quasimodo in ...

18. Boris Karloff

Actor | Bride of Frankenstein

Along with fellow actors Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price, Boris Karloff is recognized as one of the true icons of horror cinema, and the actor most closely identified with the general public's perception of the "monster" from the classic Mary Shelley book, "Frankenstein". William Henry ...

19. Allan Sherman

Soundtrack | Fired Up!

Allan Sherman was born on November 30, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Allan Copelon. He was married to Dee Chackes. He died on November 20, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Daws Butler

Actor | Hey There, It's Yogi Bear

Daws Butler spent the greater part of his career as one of the premier voice-over actors in Hollywood- providing the voices for such well- known characters as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick-Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, Jinks the cat, Dixie the mouse, Augie Doggie, Peter Potamus, Wally Gator, ...

21. Don Messick

Actor | The Last Unicorn

Don Messick is a legendary voice actor who spent his entire adult-hood in entertainment. He started out wanting to be a ventriloquist. Thankfully for cartoon lovers that career didn't pan out. How do you think his potential career would've stacked up against Edgar Bergen and later, Paul Winchell? ...

22. Bob Holt

Actor | Wizards

Bob Holt started his career in front of the cameras with a film role in 1950, playing Octavius Caesar in Julius Caesar followed by another role in 1959 in The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery. He moved on to primarily voice acting in 1968 providing all of the voices for a film short called Johnny ...

23. Mason Adams

Actor | Son in Law

Mason Adams was well known for playing Pepper Young on the popular radio soap opera series Pepper Young's Family throughout the 1940 and 1950s. He was also heard on most of the successful radio programs during radio's "Golden Age." In the 1970s, Adams was frequently heard on Himan Brown's CBS ...

24. Phil Hartman

Actor | NewsRadio

Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. His surname was originally "Hartmann", but he later dropped the second "n". He was one of eight children of Doris Marguerite (Wardell) and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman. He was of German, Irish, ...

25. Christopher Collins

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Christopher Collins was born on August 30, 1949 in Orange, New Jersey, USA as Christopher Lawrence Latta. He was an actor, known for The Transformers: The Movie (1986), The Transformers (1984) and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992). He was married to Judith Ryan. He died on June 12, 1994 in Ventura,...

26. Rickie Sorensen

Actor | The Sword in the Stone

Rickie Sorensen was born on August 26, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Rickie John Sorensen. He was an actor, known for The Sword in the Stone (1963), Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) and Father of the Bride (1961). He was married to Marianne Rubacha. He died on August 24, 1994 in Lynwood, ...

27. Lorenzo Music

Actor | Rhoda

Lorenzo Music was born on May 2, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Gerald David Music. He was an actor and writer, known for Rhoda (1974), Carlton Your Doorman (1980) and The Bob Newhart Show (1972). He was married to Henrietta Music. He died on August 4, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Lennie Weinrib

Actor | H.R. Pufnstuf

Lennie Weinrib was born on April 29, 1935 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for H.R. Pufnstuf (1969), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He was married to Sonia Iris Dagach. He died on June 28, 2006 in Santiago, Chile.

29. Hamilton Camp

Actor | Almost Heroes

Hamilton Camp became well-known first as Bob Camp when he played in a folk duo with Bob Gibson. Their influential album, 'Gibson and Camp at the Gate of Horn', was recorded in Chicago in 1961. When they broke up, Camp continued to work as a solo act. He began using the name Hamilton Camp musically ...

30. Eva Gabor

Actress | The Rescuers

Eva Gabor was born on February 11, 1919 in Budapest, Hungary, to Jolie Gabor (née Janka Tilleman) and Vilmos Gabor (born Farkas Miklós Grün), a soldier. Her older siblings were Magda Gabor, an actress, and Zsa Zsa Gabor, an actress and socialite. Her parents were both from Jewish families. She went...

31. Tom McBride

Actor | Friday the 13th Part 2

Tom McBride was born on October 7, 1952 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA as Thomas Aloysius McBride. He was an actor, known for Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) and White Lies (1997). He died on September 24, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA.

32. Johnny Weissmuller

Actor | Tarzan the Ape Man

Johnny Weissmuller was born as Peter Johann Weißmüller in Freidorf, today a district of the city of Timisoara in Romania, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Weissmuller would later claim to have been born in Windber, Pennsylvania, probably to ensure his eligibility to compete as part of ...

33. Conrad Veidt

Actor | Casablanca

Conrad Veidt attended the Sophiengymnasium (secondary school) in the Schoeneberg district of Berlin, and graduated without a diploma in 1912, last in his class of 13. Conrad liked animals, theater, cinema, fast cars, pastries, thunderstorms, gardening, swimming and golfing. He disliked heights, ...

34. Colin Clive

Actor | Frankenstein

Who could forget Colin Clive's "It's Alive! It's Alive!" as he melted to the floor mumbling the same over and over in ecstasy after his success at animating the Monster in the first sound version of Frankenstein (1931). Film history - horror film history - but part of a short history for actor ...

35. Benno Sterzenbach

Actor | La grande vadrouille

Benno Sterzenbach was born on March 3, 1916 in Osnabrück, Germany. He was an actor, known for La Grande Vadrouille (1966), Raumpatrouille - Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion (1966) and Mirandolina (1963). He was married to Almut Rothweiler. He died on September 13, 1985 in ...

36. Walter Richter

Actor | Der Tod läuft hinterher

Walter Richter was born on May 13, 1905 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Der Tod läuft hinterher (1967), Her Crime Was Love (1955) and Tatort (1970). He was married to Felicitas Richter. He died on July 26, 1985 in Vienna, Austria.

37. Kurt Zips

Actor | Der Graf von Luxemburg

Kurt Zips was born on August 3, 1922 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor, known for The Count of Luxemburg (1972), Zwei himmlische Töchter (1978) and Die inneren Stimmen (1961). He died on August 24, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.

38. Margot Trooger

Actress | Das Halstuch

Margot Trooger was born on June 2, 1923 in Rositz, Thuringia, Germany as Margot Elfriede Schulze. She was an actress, known for Das Halstuch (1962), Rosen im Herbst (1955) and The Mysterious Magician (1964). She was married to Jörg Zimmermann. She died on April 24, 1994 in Mörlenbach, Hesse, ...

39. Carsta Löck

Actress | Ein fröhliches Haus

Carsta Löck was born on December 28, 1902 in Deezbüll, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. She was an actress, known for Ein fröhliches Haus (1944), The Buddenbrooks (1959) and Emil i Lönneberga (1971). She died on October 19, 1993 in Berlin, Germany.

40. Paul Esser

Actor | Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

Paul Esser was born on April 24, 1913 in Kapellen, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for The Merry Wives of Windsor (1950), Rotation (1949) and Pippi Longstocking (1969). He was married to Eleonore. He died on January 20, 1988 in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

41. Hans Clarin

Actor | Pippi Långstrump

Hans Clarin was born on September 14, 1929 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany as Hans-Joachim Schmid. He was an actor, known for Pippi Longstocking (1969), Immer Ärger mit Nicole (1992) and Marie Ward - Zwischen Galgen und Glorie (1985). He was married to Christa Maria Gräfin von Hardenberg, Irene ...

42. Sture Lagerwall

Actor | Bombi Bitt och jag

After a few years as an intern and actor at the Oscarsteatern in Stockholm 1931-1934 he was engaged by Gösta Ekman at Vasateatern and then, 1934-1936, at The Royal Dramatic Theatre. After 1936 he became a freelancer and worked on all the theatres in Stockholm, particularly so for Per-Axel Branner ...

43. Douglas Håge

Actor | Lille Fridolf och jag

Douglas Håge was born on March 6, 1898 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Oskar Fredrik Douglas Håge. He was an actor, known for Lille Fridolf och jag (1956), Lille Fridolf blir morfar (1957) and Fridolf sticker opp! (1958). He was married to Maja Håge. He died on November 18, 1959 in ...

44. Junius Matthews

Actor | The Sword in the Stone

Junius Matthews was born Junius Conyers Matthews on June 12, 1890 in Illinois. He was determined to become a popular radio and television actor. He started out on stage, and got his first role in the classic The Silent Witness (1917), as Bud Morgan. Before the movie The Wizard of Oz (1939), he did ...

45. Barbara Luddy

Actress | Sleeping Beauty

Barbara Luddy was born on May 25, 1908 in Great Falls, Montana, USA. She was an actress, known for Sleeping Beauty (1959), Lady and the Tramp (1955) and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977). She died on April 1, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

46. Thelma Boardman

Writer | Gunsmoke

Thelma Boardman was born on October 31, 1909 as Thelma Hubbard. She was an actress and writer, known for Gunsmoke (1955), Ethel Barrymore Theater (1956) and Donald's Decision (1942). She was married to True Boardman. She died on April 21, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

47. Stuart Buchanan

Location_management | Wake of Death

48. Gloria Blondell

Actress | White Lightning

The lesser-known sister of Joan Blondell, she performed in around two dozen Hollywood features. First appearing on Broadway in the 1935 "Three Men on a Horse", she made her silver screen debut with The Daredevil Drivers (1938). Gloria co-starred with Ronald Reagan in Accidents Will Happen (1938), ...

49. Martha Tilton

Actress | Swing Hostess

She became a notable vocalist of the Big Band Era and known around the circuit as the "Liltin' Miss Martha Tilton." Born on November 14, 1915, this trim, Texas-born blonde was the fortunate product of a musical family, with her parents actively playing the piano and singing at home while she grew ...

50. Ruth Clifford

Actress | The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln

American actress, originally of leading roles, whose career lasted from silent days into the television era. A native of Rhode Island, she attended St. Mary's Seminary in Narragansett, Rhode Island, then, following her mother's death in 1911, came to Los Angeles as a teenager to live with her ...

51. Marjorie Ralston

Pinocchio

Marjorie was the original female voice for Minnie Mouse. She joined Walt Disney's animation team as an inker, the thirteenth person to be hired, where she worked for almost 13 years before retiring to raise her two sons. She performed Minnie's voice for three cartoons, before she begged herself out...

52. Betty Bronson

Actress | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Betty Bronson's discovery reads like a Hollywood dream. As a New Jersey teenage bit-player, she was rocketed from obscurity when she was chosen to play the part of Peter Pan in 1924's Peter Pan (1924). She was hand-selected by author J.M. Barrie and beat several Hollywood superstars to the part, ...

53. Marcellite Garner

Actress | Mickey's Mechanical Man

Marcellite Garner was born on July 3, 1910 in Redlands, California, USA as Edna Marcellite Garner. She was an actress, known for Mickey's Mechanical Man (1933), The Delivery Boy (1931) and Mickey Steps Out (1931). She was married to Harry Abraham Lincoln and Richard Bruce Wall. She died on July 26,...

54. Günter Meisner

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Günter Meisner was born on April 18, 1926 in Bremen, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), In a Glass Cage (1986) and The Winds of War (1983). He was married to Gisela Albrecht Meisner. He died on December 5, 1994 in Berlin, Germany.

55. David Battley

Actor | Krull

David Battley (5 November 1935 - 20 January 2003) was a British actor specialising in laconic, lugubrious comedy roles.

David Battley, elder son of John Battley, post-WW2 Labour MP, was born in Battersea, London. Born with a hole in the heart, he was initially taught at home before attending a ...

56. Angelo Muscat

Actor | The Prisoner

Angelo Muscat was born on September 24, 1930 in Malta. He was an actor, known for The Prisoner (1967) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on October 10, 1977 in England.

57. George Claydon

Actor | The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

George Claydon was born on September 4, 1933 in Bristol, England as George Albert Claydon. He was an actor, known for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1967), The Last Days of Pompeii (1984) and Sharon's Baby (1975). He died on October 4, 2001 in Hammersmith, London, England.

58. Marcus Powell

Actor | Time Bandits

Marcus Powell was born in 1932. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), The Elephant Man (1980) and Top Secret! (1984). He died in 2000.

59. George C. Scott

Actor | Patton

George C. Scott was an immensely talented actor, a star of screen, stage and television. He was born on October 18, 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. At the age of eight, his mother died, and his father, an executive at Buick, raised him. In 1945, he joined the...

60. John Candy

Actor | Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck (1989) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded.

Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in ...

61. Buddy Hackett

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Brooklyn-born Buddy Hackett was known mainly as a nightclub comic, especially in Las Vegas, where he first performed in 1952 and wound up being one of the biggest headliners in that city's history. Hackett always referred to himself as a "saloon comic" and preferred the intimacy of his stage act--...

62. Raul Julia

Actor | The Addams Family

Raul Julia was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Olga Arcelay, a mezzo-soprano singer, and Raúl Juliá, an electrical engineer. He graduated from Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola High School in San Juan. Here he studied the rigorous classical curriculum of the Jesuits and was always active ...

63. Mel Blanc

Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Mel Blanc, known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" is regarded as the most prolific actor to ever work in Hollywood with over a thousand screen credits. He developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range. The legendary specialist from ...

64. Arthur Q. Bryan

Actor | The Devil Bat

Arthur Q. Bryan was born on May 8, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Arthur Quirk Bryan. He was an actor, known for The Devil Bat (1940), Millionaire Playboy (1940) and Samson and Delilah (1949). He died on November 18, 1959 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

65. Joe Dougherty

Actor | Berth Quakes

Joe Dougherty was born on November 4, 1898 in Missouri, USA as Joe Tapley Dougherty. He was an actor, known for Berth Quakes (1938) and Pistols 'n' Petticoats (1966). He was married to Louise Frye. He died on April 19, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

66. Joe Flynn

Actor | The Rescuers

Born on November 8, 1924, in Youngstown, Ohio and after attending Northwestern University, Flynn began his entertainment career as a ventriloquist and as a radio performer. During World War II, he served in the Army's Special Services Branch (formerly the Morale Branch) entertaining the troops in ...

67. Philippe Dumat

Actor | Au théâtre ce soir

Philippe Dumat was born on March 4, 1925 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Philippe Yves Jean Dumat. He was an actor, known for Au théâtre ce soir (1966), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) and The Soft Skin (1964). He was married to Nicole Vervil. He died on January 11, ...

68. Teddy Bilis

Actor | Le théâtre de la jeunesse

Teddy Bilis was born on May 13, 1913. He was an actor, known for Le théâtre de la jeunesse (1960), Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (1967) and La caméra explore le temps (1957). He died on April 30, 1998 in Paris, France.

69. Sara Berner

Actress | Rear Window

This accomplished voice actress with an ear for accents, first made her mark on Jack Benny's radio program in the dual role of wisecracking, gum-chewing telephone operator Mabel Flapsaddle and Jack's plumber girlfriend Gladys. Brunette Sara Berner's real name was Lillian Herdan and she was born in ...

70. Bernice Hansen

Soundtrack | Bugs vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars

Bernice Hansen was born on July 11, 1897 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Berneice Edna Hansell. She was an actress, known for Bugs vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars (1988). She died on April 16, 1981 in Los Angeles.

71. Jack Mercer

Actor | Popeye

His parents were actors, but Jack decided to pursue his love of art. He got a job as an inbetweener (rookie animator) at the Fleischer studio. Dave Fleischer happened to hear him singing the Popeye theme song in a funny voice, and asked Jack to try voicing one cartoon. He later became a writer at ...

72. Mae Questel

Actress | National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Her Orthodox Jewish family were totally averse to her having an entertainment career. Her parents and grandparents forced her to leave the Theatre Guild school (New York) while still a teenager and had their wills drawn up accordingly so as to discourage this career choice.

Studied drama at Columbia...

73. 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 ...

74. Ronald Lacey

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

A prolific character actor on British television for three decades, Ronald Lacey was born on June 18, 1935 in the suburbs of London. He began his career in 1961 after a brief stint in the Royal service. He attended The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. His first notable performance was ...

75. Alec Guinness

Actor | Star Wars

Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence...

76. Sorrell Booke

Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard

Sorrell Booke was born in Buffalo, New York in 1930, the son of a local physician. He found his calling early in life, like most actors, when his family encouraged him to entertain relatives by doing impressions and telling jokes. He went on to study at Yale and Columbia University, and mastered ...

77. Allan Melvin

Actor | Flash Gordon

Allan Melvin was born on February 18, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Allan John Melvin. He was an actor, known for Flash Gordon (1979), The Phil Silvers Show (1955) and The Adventures of Gulliver (1968). He was married to Amalia Faustina Sestero. He died on January 17, 2008 in Brentwood, Los...

78. Howard Morris

Actor | The Andy Griffith Show

This short, quicksilver comic of TV's "Golden Age" has been heard more than seen in the last few decades, as he possesses one of the finest vocal instruments around for animation. Howard ("Howie") Morris was born in New York City in 1919 and forged his own destiny after a chance meeting with Carl ...

79. Hal Smith

Actor | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Hal Smith was born on August 24, 1916 in Petoskey, Michigan, USA as Harold John Smith. He was an actor, known for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), The Great Race (1965) and The Andy Griffith Show (1960). He was married to Vivian M. Angstadt. He died on January 28, 1994 in Woodland ...

80. Jack Bailey

Actor | The Monroes

Jack Bailey was born on September 15, 1907 in Hampton, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for The Monroes (1966), Queen for a Day (1951) and Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950). He died on February 1, 1980 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

81. Don Brodie

Director | A Fig Leaf for Eve

Don Brodie was born on May 29, 1904 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Donald Lee Brodie. He is known for his work on A Fig Leaf for Eve (1944), Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978) and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950). He died on January 8, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

82. Eddie Collins

Actor | The Blue Bird

Eddie Collins was born on January 30, 1883 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA as Edward Bernard Collins. He was an actor, known for The Blue Bird (1940), Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938) and Young Mr. Lincoln (1939). He was married to Florence Wilmot (actress). He died on September 2, 1940 in Arcadia...

83. Christian Rub

Actor | You Can't Take It with You

Christian Rub was born on April 13, 1886 in Graz, Styria, Austria. He was an actor, known for You Can't Take It with You (1938), Peter Ibbetson (1935) and Girls' Dormitory (1936). He was married to Amy. He died on April 14, 1956 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

84. Chuck Stubbs

Actor | One Million B.C.

Chuck Stubbs was born on March 26, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for One Million B.C. (1940) and They Shall Have Music (1939). He was married to Hildegarde. He died on August 23, 2003 in Leucadia, California, USA.

85. Frankie Darro

Actor | On the Spot

Born into a show-business family - his parents were circus aerialists - Frankie Darro appeared in his first film at age six. Due to his small size and youthful appearance, he played teenagers well into his 20s. Always a physical performer, Darro often did his own stunts, many times out of necessity...

86. Margaret Wright

Costume_department | Moulin Rouge!

87. Herman Bing

Actor | Hide-Out

Herman Bing was born on March 30, 1889 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Hide-Out (1934), The Great Waltz (1938) and The Great Lover (1931). He was married to Carla Lichtenstein. He died on January 9, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

88. Edward Brophy

Actor | The Whole Town's Talking

Edward S. Brophy was born on February 27, 1895 in New York City and educated at the University of Virginia. He became a bit and small-part in the movies starting in 1919, but switched to behind-the-scenes work for job security, though he continued appearing in small parts. While serving as a ...

89. Cliff Edwards

Actor | His Girl Friday

Becoming popular with playing the ukulele, his unique singing and supplying the voice of animated movies, Cliff Edwards was one of the most popular singers in America.

Born in Hannibal, Missouri, Edwards left school at the age of 14, moved to St. Louis, and started to work as a singer in saloons. ...

90. Betty Lou Gerson

Actress | One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Betty Lou Gerson was born on April 20, 1914 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. She was an actress, known for 101 Dalmatians (1961), Cinderella (1950) and Cats Don't Dance (1997). She was married to Louis R Lauria and Joe Ainley. She died on January 12, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

91. Martha Wentworth

Actress | One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Martha Wentworth was born on June 2, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA as Verna Martha Wentworth. She was an actress, known for 101 Dalmatians (1961), The Sword in the Stone (1963) and The Stranger (1946). She was married to Albert Stuart Otto. She died on March 8, 1974 in Sherman Oaks, ...

92. J. Pat O'Malley

Actor | The Jungle Book

J. Pat had a warm smile, twinkling eyes, and an Irish name. He was born in Burnley, England, and began his acting career in British musical halls. J. Pat came to the USA at the outbreak of World War II. He also worked on the Broadway stage during the 1940s and 1950s. J. Pat was a very familiar face...

93. Jeanette Nolan

Actress | The Fox and the Hound

Jeanette Nolan began her acting career in the Pasadena Community Playhouse and, while a student at Los Angeles City College, made her radio debut in 1932 in "Omar Khayyam", the first transcontinental broadcast from station KHJ. Her film debut was probably also her best part, Lady Macbeth opposite ...

94. Terry-Thomas

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

One of Britain's most beloved eccentric comedians, the irrepressible, gap-toothed Terry-Thomas was born Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens in Lichfield Grove, Finchley. He was the son of Ellen Elizabeth (Hoar) and Ernest Frederick Stevens, a fairly well-to-do London businessman. He was afforded a private ...

95. Roger Miller

Soundtrack | Robin Hood

Roger Miller was born on January 2, 1936 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Roger Dean Miller. He was married to Mary Miller, Leah Kendrick and Barbara Louise Crow. He died on October 25, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

96. Lillian Randolph

Actress | It's a Wonderful Life

Lillian Randolph was born on December 14, 1898 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She was an actress, known for It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Hi, Neighbor (1942) and Little Men (1940). She died on September 12, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

97. Christopher Reeve

Actor | Superman

Christopher D'Olier Reeve was born September 25, 1952, in New York City, to journalist Barbara Johnson (née Barbara Pitney Lamb) and writer/professor F.D. Reeve (Franklin D'Olier Reeve). He came from an upper-class family; his paternal grandfather was CEO of Prudential Financial, and one of his ...

98. George Reeves

Actor | Adventures of Superman

George Reeves was born George Keefer Brewer in Woolstock, Iowa, to Helen Roberta (Lescher) and Donald C. Brewer. He was of German, English, and Scottish descent. Reeves was raised in Pasadena, California, and educated at Pasadena Junior College. He was a skilled amateur boxer and musician. He ...

99. Lyle Talbot

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Lyle Talbot, who appeared in over 150 movies from leads in Warner Bros.' "pre-Code" pictures to countless supporting roles, and later enjoyed a steady TV career as a character actor, was born Lysle Henderson on February 8, 1902, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a small town in Nebraska, ...

100. Patrick Swayze

Actor | Dirty Dancing

Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982. ...



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