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3. Alan Carney
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Alan Carney was born on December 22, 1909 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as David Boughal. He was an actor, known for It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), The Absent Minded Professor (1961) and Zombies on Broadway (1945). He died on May 2, 1973 in Van Nuys, California, USA.
Actress | Another World
Beverlee McKinsey was born on August 9, 1935 in McAlester, Oklahoma, USA as Beverlee Magruder. She was an actress, known for Another World (1964), Guiding Light (1952) and Texas (1980). She was married to Berkeley Harris, Angus Duncan and Mark McKinsey. She died on May 2, 2008 in Los Angeles, ...
Director | Thunderbolt the Wondercolt
Born in San Diego, California, the young Robert Clampett was monumentally moved as a child by the film The Lost World (1925), inspiring him to create a sea-serpent sock-puppet that he used in puppet shows to entertain the neighborhood kids. This led him to create a stuffed Mickey Mouse toy, which ...
Actor | Time Bandits
British actor David Rappaport earned more roles and respect than most guys his size (or any size for that matter) who attempted a professional acting career. Born with the genetic condition dwarfism (he was 3' 11"), he was often typecast in bizarre, sometimes silly and demeaning roles; but, like ...
10. Don Brockett
Actor | The Silence of the Lambs
Don Brockett was born on January 30, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Richard Donald Brockett. He was an actor, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Flashdance (1983) and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968). He was married to Leslie Brockett. He died on May 2, 1995 in Pittsburgh.
Actor | Wait Until Dark
It's hardly surprising that the son of renowned Russian-born concert violinist Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889-1985) and Romanian-born opera singer Alma Gluck (1884-1938) would desire a performing career of some kind. Born in New York City on November 30, 1918, surrounded by people of wealth and privilege...
12. Gene Raymond
Actor | Smartest Girl in Town
Gene Raymond was born on August 13, 1908, in New York City as Raymond Guion. He was a child performer and a Broadway veteran by the age of 12. Gene, a blond, husky, handsome actor, had his greatest popularity in the '30s and early '40s. His big break came in Personal Maid (1931). He was soon cast ...
13. George Pal
Producer | The War of the Worlds
George Pal was born on February 1, 1908, in Cegled, Austria-Hungary. Later, when he was still a child, his stage-entertainer parents divorced, and he was raised by his grandparents.
In 1928, Pal graduated from the Budapest Academy of Arts with a degree in Architecture and highly developed drawing ...
15. Helmut Dantine
Actor | Northern Pursuit
Actor/director/producer Helmut Dantine was born in Vienna, Austria on October 7, 1917. He made a name for himself as an actor during World War Two playing German soldiers and Nazi villains in Hollywood films, most notably in Mrs. Miniver (1942). The young Dantine was a fervent anti-fascist/...
16. Hugh Marlowe
Actor | All About Eve
Marlowe was born Hugh Hipple in Philadelphia, and began his stage career in the 1930s at the Pasadena Playhouse in California. He performed extensively on radio, stage, television and film with credits including off-Broadway productions of "The Deer Park" in 1967 and "All My Sons" in 1974.
18. Junior Seau
Self | Sports Jobs with Junior Seau
Junior Seau, was a native of Oceanside, CA. He attended Oceanside High School where he lettered in football, basketball, and track. Parade magazine named him to its High School All-American team simply as an athlete and refused to specify a particular sport. In 2010, Junior was inducted into the ...
19. Lynn Redgrave
Actress | Gods and Monsters
Actress of both the English and American stage and screen, Lynn Redgrave was born in Marylebone, London, England, into one of the world's most famous acting dynasties. As the daughter of Rachel Kempson and Sir Michael Redgrave, sister of Vanessa Redgrave and Corin Redgrave, and granddaughter of Roy...
20. Maidie Norman
Actress | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Maidie Norman was born Maidie Ruth Gamble on October 16, 1912, in Villa Rica, Georgia, to Louis and Lila Gamble. She received a B.A. from Bennett College in 1934 and a master's degree from Columbia University three years later. She also attended the Actors Lab in Hollywood from 1946 to 1949.
21. Maya Plisetskaya
Actress | Anna Karenina
Maya Plisetskaya was born on November 20, 1925 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Maya Mikhaylovna Plisetskaya. She was an actress and writer, known for Anna Karenina (1975), Anna Karenina (1967) and Swan Lake (1957). She was married to Rodion Shchedrin. She died on May 2, 2015 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
22. Michael Blake
Writer | Dances with Wolves
Michael Blake was born on July 5, 1945 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA as Michael Lennox Webb. He was a writer, known for Dances with Wolves (1990), Winnetou and The One. He was married to Marianne Mortensen. He died on May 2, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
24. Michael Hordern
Actor | Where Eagles Dare
Following a brief teaching career, Michael Hordern made his stage debut in 1937. He made his film debut in 1939, but his career was stalled by WWII. He resumed his acting career in 1946, both in theatre and films. He hit his stride in the 1960s playing befuddled characters, particularly stuffy ...
25. Moray Watson
Actor | The Quatermass Experiment
Moray Watson was born on June 25, 1928 in Sunningdale, Berkshire, England as Moray Robin Philip Adrian Watson. He was an actor, known for The Quatermass Experiment (1953), No Wreath for the General (1960) and Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (1977). He was married to Pam Marmont. He ...
26. Oliver Reed
Actor | Gladiator
Oliver Reed was born on February 13, 1938 in Wimbledon, London, England as Robert Oliver Reed. He was an actor, known for Gladiator (2000), Oliver! (1968) and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). He was married to Josephine Burge and Kate Byrne. He died on May 2, 1999 in Valletta, Malta.
27. Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden was the criminal mastermind behind Al-Qaida and the world's most sought-after terrorist since the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Libya, and then masterminding 9/11. He has released videos praising terrorist threats. Almost 10 years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, ...
30. Tracy Reed
Tracy Reed was born on September 21, 1941 in Barnet, Middlesex, England as Clare Tracy Compton Pelissier. She was an actress, known for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), Casino Royale (1967) and UFO (1970). She was married to Bill Simpson, Neil Hallett and ...
31. Vadim Mulerman
Soundtrack | Obratnaya storona Luny
Vadim Mulerman was born on August 18, 1938 in Kharkov, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Vadim Iosifovitch Mulerman. He was an actor, known for Obratnaya storona Luny (2012) and Russkoye pole (1972). He was married to Svetlana Litvinova, Veronika Petrovna Kruglova and Yvette Chernov. He died on May 2, 2018 in...
Writer | Wonder Woman
Dr. William Moulton Marston was a man who managed to combine interests of several dissimilar fields into an idea that has lasted for decades. Marston was born and raised in Massachusetts. He earned a law degree in 1918 and got a Ph.D in Psychology from Harvard University in 1921. Long interested in...
33. Wolfgang Völz
Actor | Astérix & Obélix contre César
Wolfgang Völz was born on August 16, 1930 in Free City of Danzig as Wolfgang Otto Völz. He was an actor and writer, known for Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), Babeck (1968) and Frau Cheneys Ende (1961). He was married to Roswitha Völz. He died on May 2, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.