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Actor | Forces of Nature
David Strickland was born in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, on October 14, 1969. Raised in Princeton, New Jersey, he never thought about an acting career until moving to the LA suburb of Pacific Palisades while in high school. Instead of going to college, he joined a theater company and began ...
Actor | The Ten Commandments
Addison Richards was born on October 20, 1902 in Zanesville, Ohio, USA as Addison Whitaker Richards Jr. He was an actor, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), The Master Key (1945) and 'G' Men (1935). He was married to Patricia Anne Sarazln and Anna Vivian Eccles. He died on March 22, 1964 in Los ...
4. Ben Lyon
Actor | Hell's Angels
Ben Lyon was your average boyish, easy-going, highly appealing film personality of the Depression-era 1930s. Although he never rose above second-tier stardom, he would enjoy enduring success both here and in England.
Born Ben Lyon, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia, the future singer/actor was the son of ...
Actor | The Fighting Frontiersman
While on the Darmouth College football team, Charles Starrett was hired to play a football extra in The Quarterback (1926). Impressed by the job, Starrett got the acting bug and next went into vaudeville, then regional stage work and finally to Broadway. Spotted by a Paramount talent scout, Starrett...
9. Derek Farr
Actor | The Vicious Circle
Derek Farr was born on February 7, 1912 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Circle (1957), The Story of Shirley Yorke (1948) and London Belongs to Me (1977). He was married to Muriel Pavlow and Carole Lynne. He died on March 22, 1986 in London.
11. Franklin Caicedo
Actor | El poder de las tinieblas
Franklin Caicedo was born on July 23, 1928 in Iquique, Iquique, I Región, Chile. He was an actor and writer, known for The Power of Darkness (1979), Nada x perder (2001) and Barranquilleros, Herederos de una Tradición (2008). He died on March 22, 2013 in Puente Alto, Santiago, RM, Chile.
13. Gloria Holden
Actress | Dracula's Daughter
Hollywood leading lady in B-movies, and supporting actress in big budget films. Although remembered for her portrayal of "Mme. Zola" in The Life of Emile Zola (1937), she is most memorable for her chilling-yet-beauteous performance as Dracula's Daughter (1936). She had another memorable role in ...
14. Jade Goody
Actress | Treasure
Jade Goody was born on June 5, 1981 in Bermondsey, London, England as Jade Cerisa Lorraine Goody. She was an actress, known for Treasure (2015), Stars in Their Eyes (1990) and The Friday Night Project (2005). She was married to Jack Tweed. She died on March 22, 2009 in Upshire, Essex, England.
16. Joan Shawlee
Actress | Some Like It Hot
Zany, extrovert, sometimes blonde, sometimes brunette, sometimes red-haired character comedienne Joan Shawlee began her performing career as a fourteen-year old Powers model. At sixteen, she sang in New York night spots and was proclaimed one of "the six most beautiful girls in Manhattan". ...
17. Kane Richmond
Actor | Brick Bradford
Kane Richmond was born on December 23, 1906 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Frederick William Bowditch. He was an actor, known for Brick Bradford (1947), Spy Smasher (1942) and Jungle Raiders (1945). He was married to Marion Burns. He died on March 22, 1973 in Corona Del Mar, Newport Beach, ...
Actress | Dracula
Melissa Stribling was born on November 7, 1926 in Gourock, Scotland as Melissa Stribling Smith. She was an actress, known for Horror of Dracula (1958), The Avengers (1961) and Journey to the Unknown (1968). She was married to Basil Dearden. She died on March 22, 1992 in Watford, Hertfordshire, ...
19. Mike Todd
Producer | Around the World in 80 Days
Film producer Michael Todd was one of the major contributors to technical innovation in the film industry in the 1950s. Having worked with Fred Waller and Cinerama, he got tired of the three-panel format, left the company and tried to find the process for making "Cinerama coming from one hole". He ...
20. Morten Piil
He is the grand old man of Danish film criticism, author of 8 books on the cinema. 5 of them are huge volumes published since 1998. One critic wrote about his last work: "The name Morten Piil on a film book corresponds to the name Rolls Royce on a car". Aged 19, he started writing for Berlingske ...
21. Olive Deering
Actress | The Ten Commandments
Olive Deering was born on October 11, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Olive Corn. She was an actress, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Samson and Delilah (1949) and Masterpiece Playhouse (1950). She was married to Leo Penn and Leo Penn. She died on March 22, 1986 in New York.
22. Patrice Wymore
Actress | Ocean's Eleven
When Kansas-born Patrice Wymore was only six years of age, she began touring with her family in tent shows and in vaudeville, her mother being a pianist and singer on the circuit. In contrast, her father was a trucking line exec. Trained in voice, the lovely, fair-haired teenager gambled on a try ...
25. Richard Bradford
Actor | The Untouchables
Richard Bradford was born on November 10, 1934 in Conroe, Texas, USA as Richard Edwin Bradford Jr. He was an actor, known for The Untouchables (1987), Permanent Record (1988) and The Legend of Billie Jean (1985). He was married to Eileen Elliott. He died on March 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, California...
26. Rita Gam
Actress | The Thief
Rita Gam was born on April 2, 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Rita Eleanore MacKay. She was an actress and producer, known for The Thief (1952), King of Kings (1961) and No Exit (1962). She was married to Thomas Henry Guinzburg and Sidney Lumet. She died on March 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, ...
27. Toby Wing
Actress | Murder at the Vanities
It's pretty unusual for a mostly unbilled chorus girl to rate a star on Hollywood Boulevard, but Toby Wing was unique. A genuine granddaughter of the Confederacy (on her mother's side at least; her father's family was pure Maine Yankee), she was born Martha Virginia Wing in Amelia Court House, ...
28. Tomas Milian
Actor | Traffic
Tomas Milian, an American actor born in Cuba; was trained at the Actors Studio. He appeared in a few plays on Broadway, as well as in a show by Jean Cocteau in Spoleto. Mauro Bolognini noticed him and that was the starting point of a rich cinematographic career in Italy, where he played in all ...
30. Wayne Huizenga
Wayne Huizenga was born on December 29, 1937 in Evergreen Park, Illinois, USA as Harry Wayne Huizenga. He was married to Martha Jean Goldsby and Joyce VanderWagon. He died on March 22, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
31. William Hanna
Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials
William Hanna was born on July 14, 1910 in Melrose, New Mexico, USA as William Denby Hanna. He was a producer and director, known for ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), The Flintstones (1994) and The Smurfs (1981). He was married to Violet Blanch Wogatzke. He died on March 22, 2001 in North Hollywood...