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Actor | The General
Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine ...
Soundtrack | Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Don Cornelius was born on September 27, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Donald Cortez Cornelius. He was a writer and producer, known for Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), Soul Train (1971) and Jackie's Back! (1999). He was married to Viktoria Chapman and Delores Harrison. He died on February...
5. Ed Koch
Actor | The First Wives Club
Ed Koch was born on December 12, 1924 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Edward Irving Koch. He was an actor, known for The First Wives Club (1996), We Own the Night (2007) and The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984). He died on February 1, 2013 in Manhattan, New York City.
Writer | The Medium
Gian Carlo Menotti was born on July 7, 1911 in Cadegliano-Viconago, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and composer, known for The Medium (1951), Great Performances (1971) and NBC Television Opera Theatre (1949). He was married to Samuel Barber. He died on February 1, 2007 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
10. Heather O'Rourke
Actress | Poltergeist
Heather Michele O'Rourke was born on December 27, 1975 in Santee, San Diego, California, to Kathleen, a seamstress, and Michael O'Rourke, a construction worker. She had German, Danish, English, and Irish ancestry.
Heather entered American cinematic pop-culture before first grade. She was sitting ...
11. Hedda Hopper
Actress | Sunset Blvd.
Her father was a butcher. In 1913 she met and married matinée idol DeWolf Hopper Sr. and in 1915 they moved to Hollywood, where both began active film careers. He became a star with Triangle Company, she began in vamp parts and turned to supporting roles. After her divorce she appeared in dozens of...
12. Hildegard Knef
Actress | Jeder stirbt für sich allein
Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef was born on December 28, 1925 in Ulm, Germany. In 1940, she began studying acting. Even before the fall of the Third Reich, she appeared in several films, but most of them were only released after the war. To avoid being raped by Soviet soldiers, she dressed like a ...
13. Irish McCalla
Actress | She Demons
Irish McCalla was born on December 25, 1928 in Pawnee City, Nebraska, USA as Irish Elizabeth McCalla. She was an actress, known for She Demons (1958), Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1955) and The Beat Generation (1959). She was married to Patrick Horgan and Patrick H. McIntyre. She died on February 1...
14. John Vernon
Actor | Dirty Harry
John Vernon was a prolific stage-trained Canadian character player who made a career out of convincingly playing crafty villains, morally-bankrupt officials and heartless authority figures in American films and television since the 1960s. Vernon was directed by some stellar filmmakers, including ...
15. Johnny Silver
Actor | Guys and Dolls
Johnny Silver was born on April 16, 1918 in Indiana, USA as John Silver. He was an actor, known for Guys and Dolls (1955), Spaceballs (1987) and A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). He was married to Gloria Manos. He died on February 1, 2003 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
16. Jorge Cafrune
Actor | El cantor enamorado
Jorge Cafrune was born on August 8, 1937 in Perico del Carmen, Jujuy, Argentina. He was an actor, known for El cantor enamorado (1969), Cosquín, amor y folklore (1965) and The Tango Tells Its Story (1976). He died on February 1, 1978 in Pacheco, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Actress | Maid of Salem
Madame Sul-Te-Wan was born on March 7, 1873 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Nellie Wan. She was an actress, known for Maid of Salem (1937), In Old Chicago (1938) and Kentucky (1938). She was married to Robert Reed Conley. She died on February 1, 1959 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Actress | The Time of Their Lives
Bright, vivacious Marjorie Reynolds (née Marjorie Goodspeed) was born in Idaho on August 12, 1917 to a doctor and homemaker, and raised in Los Angeles. Making her film debut at age 6, she "retired" after only a few years in favor of a normal education. She returned in the mid-30s, as a teenager ...
21. Mary Shelley
Writer | Young Frankenstein
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin; 30 August 1797 - 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel "Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus" (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her...
Actor | Judgment at Nuremberg
Maximilian Schell was the most successful German-speaking actor in English-language films since Emil Jannings, the winner of the first Best Actor Academy Award. Like Jannings, Schell won the Oscar, but unlike him, he was a dedicated anti-Nazi. Indeed, with the exception of Maurice Chevalier and ...
25. Olan Soule
Actor | Captain Midnight
Olan Soule was born in La Harpe, Illinois and began his acting career in 1926 on radio, performing for 11 years in the daytime soap opera "Bachelor's Children". A versatile actor with a "chameleon-like" voice, Soule played the male lead characters in plays presented on the evening radio show "First...
27. Pepita Muñoz
Actress | Un extraño en nuestras vidas
Pepita Muñoz was born on August 17, 1899 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina as Josefina Muñoz. She was an actress, known for Un extraño en nuestras vidas (1972), Mercado de abasto (1955) and The Story of the Tango (1949). She died on February 1, 1984 in Ciudadela, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
29. Robin Nedwell
Actor | The Lovers
Born in Birmingham on the 27th of September, 1946, but raised in Cardiff, Wales, Robin began exhibiting his natural ability to act both on screen and on stage from a young age. Some of his early years saw him take the stage of Cardiff High School, following onto the County College, in amateur ...
30. Robin Sachs
Actor | Galaxy Quest
Robin Sachs was born on February 5, 1951 in Hammersmith, London, England as Robin David Sachs. He was an actor, known for Galaxy Quest (1999), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998). He was married to Casey DeFranco and Siân Phillips. He died on February 1, 2013...
31. Tony Giorgio
Actor | The Godfather
Tony Giorgio was born in Herkimer, NY on September 27, 1923. He grew up in Schenectady, NY during The Great Depression and began his career in show business as a professional "amateur", performing magic in talent shows for pay. At the age of twelve, he ran away from home to join a circus and ...
32. Wanda Hendrix
Actress | Song of Surrender
Born Dixie Wanda Hendrix in Jacksonville, Florida to a logging camp boss (Max Sylvester Hendrix) and his wife (Mary Bailley), wholesome, green-eyed, dark-haired Wanda Hendrix was involved in her hometown's little theater group when she was "discovered" by a passing talent agent and signed up by ...