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Writer | Un bruit qui rend fou
Born in Brest, France, in 1922, Alain Robbe-Grillet initially studied mathematics and biology. He graduated from the Paris-based Institut National Agronomique (National Institute of Agronomy) in 1945 and embarked on a career of scientific research in the tropics and in France. Then at age 30 he ...
Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat was born on August 15, 1921 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She died on February 18, 2012 in Buenos Aires.
4. Andy Devine
Actor | Robin Hood
Rotund comic character actor of American films. Born Andrew Vabre Devine in Flagstaff, Arizona, the later-to-be Rotund comic character actor was raised in nearby Kingman, Arizona, the son of Irish-American hotel operator Thomas Devine and his wife Amy. Devine was an able athlete as a student and ...
Actress | Scary Movie 5
Angela Raiola was born on June 30, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Angela Joyce Raiola. She was an actress, known for Scary Movie 5 (2013), Big Ang (2012) and Staten Island Summer (2015). She was married to Neil Murphy. She died on February 18, 2016 in New York City, New York.
Soundtrack | Buongiorno, notte
Ariel Ramírez was born on September 4, 1921 in Santa Fe, Argentina. He was an actor and composer, known for Good Morning, Night (2003), The Best Movie (2008) and The Bridge in the Jungle (1970). He was married to Norma Inés Cuello de Ramírez and Inés Cuello de Ramirez. He died on February 18, 2010 ...
Balthus was born on February 29, 1908 in Paris, France as Balthasar Klossowski de Rola. He was an actor, known for Ettore Sottsass - Der Sinn der Dinge (2007), Alberto Giacometti - Die Augen am Horizont (2007) and Balthus - Glatte, reiche Schönheit (2003). He was married to Setsuko Ideta and ...
Actor | BASEketball
Ralph Dale Earnhardt, born April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, North Carolina, was the son of NASCAR Grand National champion Ralph Earnhardt and his wife Martha. His Winston Cup career started with a bang, winning the Rookie of the Year in 1979 and his first of his championships in 1980, to date the ...
10. Didier Lockwood
Music_department | Astérix & Obélix contre César
Didier Lockwood was born on February 11, 1956 in Calais, France. He is known for his work on Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), Max & Jeremie (1992) and Into the Cold: A Journey of the Soul (2010). He was married to Patricia Petibon and Caroline Casadesus. He died on February 18, 2018 in ...
11. Elspet Gray
Actress | Four Weddings and a Funeral
Elspet Gray was born on April 12, 1929 in Inverness, Inverness Shire, Scotland as Elspeth Jean MacGregor-Gray. She was an actress, known for Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Six with Rix (1972) and Doctor Who (1963). She was married to Brian Rix. She died on February 18, 2013 in London, England.
13. Harry Caray
Soundtrack | Undercover Boss
Harry Caray was born on March 1, 1914 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Harry Christopher Carabina. He was an actor, known for Undercover Boss (2010), 1964 World Series (1964) and 1968 World Series (1968). He was married to Dolores "Dutchie" Goldmann, Marian Binkin and Dorothy Kanz. He died on ...
14. Jack Lambert
Actor | The Killers
American character actor specializing in tough guys and heavies. A native of Yonkers, New York. He worked on the Broadway stage and then became an increasingly familiar figure in Westerns and crime dramas, after World War II. Although almost as familiar a presence in films as his contemporaries ...
15. Jack Tornek
Actor | North of the Rockies
Jack Tornek was born on January 2, 1887 in Minsk, Russian Empire as Issy Targownik. He is known for his work on North of the Rockies (1942), Schlitz Playhouse (1951) and Bombs and Banknotes (1917). He died on February 18, 1974 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
16. Jacqueline Hill
Actress | Doctor Who
Born in 17 December 1929, Jacqueline Hill was orphaned as a toddler and raised by her grandparents. She was taken out of school at the age of 14 to enable her younger brother to continue. She then worked at Cadbury's, which had an amateur dramatics society. She was encouraged to apply for, and was ...
18. Louis Wolheim
Actor | All Quiet on the Western Front
It was Lionel Barrymore who gave Louis Wolheim (Cornell '07) his start as an actor. Wolheim had had his face more or less smashed in and his nose nicely fractured while playing on a scrub Cornell football team. Later as a Cornell Instructor he found life none too easy. He had worked off and on as ...
19. Maggie McNamara
Actress | The Moon Is Blue
Maggie McNamara -- with her brown hair in a ponytail -- arrives in Rome in Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) expecting great things to happen. Petite and slender, she looks almost like a schoolgirl in her prim blue suit. She is bright and vivacious and goes for what she wants -- a proposal from "...
20. Monte Blue
Actor | Key Largo
Stalwart, durable Monte Blue, a romantic leading man of the silent days, was born January 11, 1887, as Gerard Monte Blue (some sources indicate 1890, but his mother's application for his admission to the Soldier's and Sailor's Orphan's Home lists his birth date as January 11, 1887). Various sources...
22. Noam Pitlik
Director | Barney Miller
Noam Pitlik was born on November 4, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Barney Miller (1975), Taxi (1978) and The Home Court (1995). He was married to Susan Whittaker, Linda Hirsch and Jesse Blostein. He died on February 18, 1999 in Los Angeles, ...
24. Ralph Graves
Actor | Rich Men's Sons
Ralph Graves was born on January 23, 1900 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Ralph Horsburgh. He was an actor and writer, known for Rich Men's Sons (1927), Ticket to a Crime (1934) and Flight (1929). He was married to Betty Flournoy, Marjorie Seaman and Virginia Goodwin. He died on February 18, 1977 in ...
25. Richard Bright
Actor | Once Upon a Time in America
Fair complexioned, cold-eyed actor Richard Bright has notched up an impressive array of character performances of often shifty, or deadly characters on the wrong side of the law. First came to attention as a burglar in the engrossing The Panic in Needle Park (1971), and then followed it the ...
26. Robert Rossen
Writer | The Hustler
Robert Rossen was born on March 16, 1908 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Rosen. He was a writer and director, known for The Hustler (1961), All the King's Men (1949) and Lilith (1964). He was married to Susan Siegal. He died on February 18, 1966 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
27. Sonia Graham
Actress | Within These Walls
Born in Croydon in 1929 as Sonia Mary Biddlecombe, Graham won a scholarship at the age of sixteen to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. She played in rep theatre in Preston, Farnham, Leatherhead and Wolverhampton; with the Old Vic in London and on a tour of South Africa. Her other ...