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1. Imogene Coca
Actress | National Lampoon's Vacation
Imogene Coca is best remembered for playing opposite Sid Caesar in the live 90-minute Your Show of Shows (1950), which ran every Saturday night in regular season on NBC from February 1950 to June 1954. Their repertoire of comedy acts included the very memorable, hilarious, timeless and ...
Scooter attended Jacksboro High School from 1953 to 1955. He always wanted to be in entertainment. He got the role Big Deal in West Side Story (1961) and has been in several other films as well including How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) and received a role in the Elvis ...
Self | Odysseus in America
Bernard E. Trainor was born on September 28, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA as Bernard Edmund Trainor. He is known for his work on Odysseus in America (2005), Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (1998) and Meet the Press (1947). He was married to Peggy Hamilton. He died on June 2, 2018 in ...
5. Bo Diddley
Actor | Trading Places
Ever heard "I Want Candy" or "Not Fade Away" or "Willie & The Hand Jive", Shirley & Company's "Shame, Shame, Shame" or U2's "Desire" or George Michael's "Faith"? If you have, then you've heard the "Bo Diddley beat", the most famous beat in the world! One of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll, Bo ...
7. Dick Cusack
Actor | While You Were Sleeping
Dick Cusack was born on August 29, 1925 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Richard John Cusack. He was an actor and writer, known for While You Were Sleeping (1995), Eight Men Out (1988) and Chain Reaction (1996). He was married to Ann Paula "Nancy" Carolan. He died on June 2, 2003 in ...
Actress | Love Business
Dorothy DeBorba was born on March 28, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Dorothy Adelle DeBorba. She was an actress, known for Love Business (1931), The Stolen Jools (1931) and Free Eats (1932). She was married to Max Ferdinand Haberreiter. She died on June 2, 2010 in Walnut Creek, California.
Actress | I Never Sang for My Father
Dorothy, who was born in Dickinson, North Dakota, studied acting in Minneapolis. After several years in summer stock and vaudeville, she made her debut on Broadway in 1926 in "The Squall," and achieved notoriety in a Her father, Victor Hugo Stickney, was a doctor who made house calls on horseback; ...
10. Elina Colomer
Actress | El conde de Montecristo
Elina Colomer was born in 1922 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Elina Francisca Colomer. She was an actress, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1953), The Name Was Carlos Gardel (1949) and El hombre de las sorpresas (1949). She died on January 2, 1987 in Buenos Aires.
Writer | A Night at the Opera
American playwright of acerbic wit. Twice won the Pulitzer Prize, and is best known for his collaborative authorship of "Once in a Lifetime," with Moss Hart (1930); "Of Thee I Sing," with Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin (1931); "Dinner at Eight," with Edna Ferber (1932); "You Can't Take It with You"...
14. Irving Sandler
Irving Sandler was born on July 22, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA.
16. Jean Hersholt
Actor | Greed
If ever there was a Great Dane in Hollywood it was Jean Hersholt - and one of its great hearts as well. He was from a well-known Danish stage and entertainment family that had toured throughout Europe performing with young Jean as an essential cast member. He graduated from the Copenhagen Art ...
17. Jeffrey Tate
Soundtrack | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Jeffrey Tate was born on April 28, 1943 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as Jeffrey Philip Tate. He is known for his work on Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006) and Der Ring des Nibelungen (1980). He died on June 2, 2017 in Bergamo, Lombardy, ...
18. Jim Hutton
Actor | The Green Berets
Described in the press as the heir apparent to James Stewart and Jack Lemmon, Jim Hutton broke out of the pack with his funny, awkward TV Thompson in Where the Boys Are (1960). Son of Col. Thomas R. Hutton and Helen Ryan, his parents divorced when he was an infant. Jim recalled seeing his father ...
19. Kathryn Joosten
Actress | Desperate Housewives
Kathryn is best known for her portrayals of "Karen McCluskey" on Desperate Housewives (2004) on ABC and of "Mrs. Landingham", secretary to the President (Martin Sheen), on the critically-acclaimed NBC drama, The West Wing (1999). She has also recurred on Dharma & Greg (1997), and guest-starred ...
20. Leo Gorcey
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Leo Gorcey's parents were actor Bernard Gorcey (born 1888) who stood 4' 10", and Josephine Condon (born 1901), who stood 4' 11" and weighed 95 pounds; they worked in vaudeville in New York. In 1915, 14-year-old Josephine gave birth to Fred. In 1917, Leo was born, a large baby at 12 lb. 3 oz.; as an...
21. Lou Gehrig
Actor | Rawhide
Lou Gehrig is remembered as baseball's "Iron Horse" and used to own the major league record for the 2,130 consecutive games that he played for the New York Yankees between 1925 and 1939, where he had a .340 career batting average, making him one of the greatest hitters of all time. Henry Louis ...
23. Lya Lys
Actress | L'âge d'or
This blonde stunner and German-born foreign import started life on May 18, 1908, in Berlin as Nathalie Margoulis (or perhaps Natalia Lyech) the daughter of a Russian banker and French pediatrician. The family moved to Paris when she was young where she received her schooling both there and in ...
25. Marc Christian
Actor | Deadly Addiction
Marc Christian was born on June 23, 1953 in Hollywood, California, USA as Marc Christian MacGinnis. He was an actor, known for Deadly Addiction (1988), Trent & Tilly (2012) and Rock Hudson's Home Movies (1992). He died on June 2, 2009 in Burbank, California.
26. Marjorie Stapp
Actress | The Adventures of Sir Galahad
Marjorie Stapp was born on September 17, 1921 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. She was an actress, known for The Adventures of Sir Galahad (1949), The Blazing Trail (1949) and Kronos (1957). She was married to Robert Alan Browne. She died on June 2, 2014 in Laguna Woods, California, USA.
27. Mel Ferrer
Actor | Lili
Actor/director/producer Mel Ferrer was born Melchor Gaston Ferrer on August 25, 1917, in Elberon, New Jersey. The son of a Cuban-born surgeon and a Manhattan socialite, he went to prep school and attended Princeton University. From the age of 15 he worked in summer stock. After Princeton he became ...
28. Nick Meglin
Writer | Mike the Mimic
Nick Meglin was born on July 30, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Nick Megliola. He is known for his work on Mike the Mimic (1967), Bowl Brummel (1967) and The Mad Magazine TV Special (1974). He was married to Lucille Guerriero. He died on June 2, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina, USA.
29. Peter Sallis
Actor | The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Peter Sallis was born on February 1, 1921 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England as Peter John Sallis. He was an actor, known for Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and The Wrong Trousers (1993). He was married to Elaine Usher. He died on June 2, ...
30. Philip Dunne
Writer | Ten North Frederick
Philip Dunne was born on February 11, 1908 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Ten North Frederick (1958), The Last of the Mohicans (1992) and David and Bathsheba (1951). He was married to Amanda Duff. He died on June 2, 1992 in Malibu, California, USA.
31. Pilar Seurat
Actress | Adventures in Paradise
Born Rita Hernandez in Manila, Philippines, Pilar Seurat moved to Los Angeles in her childhood and started out as a dancer in Ken Murray's "Blackouts" troupe. In the late 1950s she started her acting career in several guest TV appearances, and was often considered at the top of the list whenever a ...
32. Ray Combs
Actor | Overboard
Ray Combs was born on April 3, 1956 in Hamilton, Ohio, USA as Raymond Neil Combs Jr. He is known for his work on Overboard (1987), Family Feud (1988) and Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). He was married to Debra Jo Loomis. He died on June 2, 1996 in Glendale, California, USA.
33. Rene Bond
Actress | Five Loose Women
Rene Bond dominated early '70s Los Angeles porn, appearing in about 300 films and loops. She entered porn in the late 1960s for the usual reason--money. In her own words, "I had some friends who were working in porno, and I needed the money. So they said they'd introduce me to some people, and they...
34. Rex Harrison
Actor | My Fair Lady
Rex Harrison was born Reginald Carey Harrison in Huyton, Lancashire, England, to Edith Mary (Carey) and William Reginald Harrison, a cotton broker. He changed his name to Rex as a young boy, knowing it was the Latin word for "King". Starting out on his theater career at age 18, his first job at the ...
35. Richard Dawson
Actor | The Running Man
Richard Dawson was born Colin Lionel Emm on November 20, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England. When he was 14, he joined the Merchant Marines and served for three years. During that time, he made money boxing. He had to lie about his age and remain tough so the older guys would not hassle him. In ...
37. Sammy Kaye
Soundtrack | Radio Days
Composer ("Remember Pearl Harbor") and conductor, educated on scholarship at Ohio University. He organized his first dance band while in college, eventually opening the College Inn, featuring his orchestra. With the Ohio U. band, he toured the USA, appearing on radio and introducing the program "So...
39. Sergio Ramos
Actor | Nocturno amor que te vas
Sergio Ramos was born on September 27, 1935 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was an actor and director, known for Nocturno amor que te vas (1987), Serafin y la lámpara libidinosa (1994) and Los tres de palo alto (1989). He died on June 2, 2004 in Mexico City, Mexico.
40. Stephen Boyd
Actor | Ben-Hur
Stephen Boyd was born William Millar on July 4, 1931, at Glengormley, Northern Ireland, one of nine children of Martha Boyd and Canadian truck driver James Alexander Millar, who worked for Fleming's on Tomb Street in Belfast. He attended Glengormley & Ballyrobert primary school and then moved on to...