My Favorite People; Many that you've never heard aboutby Uncle Dave M | created - 14 Dec 2014 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
1. Don Ameche
Actor | Cocoon
Don Ameche was a versatile and popular American film actor in the 1930s and '40s, usually as the dapper, mustached leading man. He was also popular as a radio master of ceremonies during this time. As his film popularity waned in the 1950s, he continued working in theater and some TV. His film ...
3. Frank Baxter
Frank Baxter was born on May 4, 1896 in Newbold, Camden, New Jersey, USA as Francis Condie Baxter. He was an actor and writer, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), Our Mr. Sun (1956) and Hemo the Magnificent (1957). He was married to Lydia Ffoulke Spencer Morris. He died on ...
Director | Psycho
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and ...
5. John Wayne
Actor | True Grit
John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown) and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. He was of English, Ulster-Scots, and Irish ancestry.
Clyde developed a lung condition that required him to move his family from Iowa to the warmer climate of southern California, ...
Actor | Casablanca
Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy ...
Director | Casablanca
Curtiz began acting in and then directing films in his native Hungary in 1912. After WWI, he continued his filmmaking career in Austria and Germany and into the early 1920s when he directed films in other countries in Europe. Moving to the US in 1926, he started making films in Hollywood for Warner...
A great director of some great movies!
Actress | To Have and Have Not
Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in New York City. She was the daughter of Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant, and William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a ...
Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's
Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was of a Dutch descent, and her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, and of an English and Austrian ...
10. Charlton Heston
Actor | Ben-Hur
With features chiseled in stone, and renowned for playing a long list of historical figures, particularly in Biblical epics, the tall, well built and ruggedly handsome Charlton Heston was one of Hollywood's greatest leading men and remained active in front of movie cameras for over sixty years. As ...
11. David Lynch
Writer | Twin Peaks
Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future ...
12. David Cronenberg
Director | The Fly
David Cronenberg, also known as the King of Venereal Horror or the Baron of Blood, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943. His father, Milton Cronenberg, was a journalist and editor, and his mother, Esther (Sumberg), was a piano player. After showing an inclination for literature at an early...
Actor | Drugstore Cowboy
William S. Burroughs, one of the three seminal writers of the Beat Generation (the other two being his friends Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg), was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 5, 1914, to the son of the founder of the Burroughs Adding Machine Co. He grew up in patrician surroundings ...
14. Ingmar Bergman
Writer | Smultronstället
Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions (1996) is the ...
Actress | Francis Covers the Big Town
Though she was best known as Francis the Talking Horse, her real name was Molly. Molly was known for Francis Goes to the Races (1951), Francis (1950) and Francis Goes to West Point (1952). Molly won a prestigious award In 1951, when she became the very first animal to win the coveted Picture Animal...
Although she was a she, she played a great talking mule named Frances. The voice was provided by the great actor Chill Wills (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0932629/). There are 6 movies in the Frances series, every one a family laugh fest. Enjoy these classics from 1950 - 1956.
16. Peter Ustinov
Actor | Spartacus
Peter Ustinov was a two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, a director, writer, journalist and raconteur. He wrote and directed many acclaimed stage plays and led numerous international theatrical productions.
He was born Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov on April 16, 1921, in Swiss Cottage, ...
17. Bob Fosse
Director | Cabaret
Bob Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Louis Fosse. He is known for his work on Cabaret (1972), Lenny (1974) and All That Jazz (1979). He was married to Gwen Verdon, Joan McCracken and Mary Ann Niles. He died on September 23, 1987 in Washington, District of Columbia...
19. Jenny Agutter
Actress | The Avengers
Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan (1964), which was quickly followed by The Magical World of ...
20. Joanna Lumley
Actress | The Wolf of Wall Street
Joanna Lumley was born on 1 May, 1946 in Kashmir, India, to British parents, Thya Beatrice Rose (Weir) and James Rutherford Lumley. Her father was a major in the Gurkha Rifles, and she spent most of her early childhood in the Far East where her father was posted.
An aspiring actress, she first came ...
21. Britt Ekland
Actress | The Man with the Golden Gun
Britt Ekland was born in Sweden and grew up to be the poster girl for beautiful, big-eyed Scandinavian blondes. She attended a drama school and then joined a traveling theater group. With her looks as her passport, Britt entered films and became a star in Italy. When Peter Sellers met her in a ...
22. Eva Habermann
Actress | Lexx
Eva Habermann was born on January 16, 1976 in Hamburg, West Germany as Eva Felicitas Habermann. She is an actress and producer, known for Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (1996), Feuer, Eis & Dosenbier (2002) and Under ConTROLL. She was previously married to Hans-Ullrich Hauenstein.
Played the first version of Xev Bellringer in the weird, sci-fi serise LEXX from Canadian & German TV. Her part was taken over by Xenia Seeberg, another buxom beauty. But Eve's version will always be my favorite. She has since go on to many TV parts in Germany.
23. Alex Kingston
Actress | ER
Alex Kingston was born on March 11, 1963 in London, England as Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), Doctor Who (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006). She has been married to Jonathan Stamp since July 18, 2015. She was previously married to Florian Haertel and Ralph Fiennes.
I discovered Alex Kingston through her part in Doctor Who as Dr. River Song. I am a huge River Song fan; just the right combination of smarts, smart-ass, and a little bit psycho... My kind of girl. And not bad looking either.
24. Edward Fox
Actor | The Day of the Jackal
Edward Fox was born on April 13, 1937 in Chelsea, London, England as Edward Charles Morrice Fox. He is an actor and producer, known for The Day of the Jackal (1973), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and Gandhi (1982). He has been married to Joanna David since 2004. They have two children. He was previously ...
25. Max von Sydow
Actor | Flash Gordon
Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his father's partial German ...
26. Laurence Olivier
Actor | Sleuth
Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927.
Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High ...
27. Gregory Peck
Actor | To Kill a Mockingbird
Eldred Gregory Peck was born on April 5, 1916 in La Jolla, California, to Bernice Mary (Ayres) and Gregory Pearl Peck, a chemist and druggist in San Diego. He had Irish (from his paternal grandmother), English, and some German, ancestry. His parents divorced when he was five years old. An only ...
28. Burt Lancaster
Actor | From Here to Eternity
Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and ...
29. Patrick McGoohan
Actor | The Prisoner
Though born in America, Irish actor Patrick McGoohan rose to become the number-one British TV star in the 1950s to 1960s era. His parents moved to Ireland when he was very young and McGoohan acquired a neutral accent that sounds at home in British or American dialogue. He was an avid stage actor ...
30. David Janssen
Actor | The Green Berets
David Janssen was born David Harold Meyer in 1931 in Naponee, Nebraska, to Berniece Mae (Graf) and Harold Edward Meyer, a banker. He was of German, and some Swiss-German and Scottish-Irish, descent. David took the surname of his stepfather, Eugene Janssen. The Janssen family settled in Hollywood ...
31. Michael York
Actor | Logan's Run
Michael York was born in Fulmer, England, 27 March 1942. He performed on stage with the National Youth Theatre in London's East End and on international tour. Other early acting experience came through the Oxford University Dramatic Society (he graduated Oxford 1964), the Dundee Repertory, and ...
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 ...
33. Michael Caine
Actor | The Dark Knight
Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean ...
34. Anthony Hopkins
Actor | The Silence of the Lambs
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, ...
35. Robert Duvall
Actor | The Apostle
Veteran actor and director Robert Selden Duvall was born on January 5, 1931, in San Diego, CA, to Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer who later became an admiral. Duvall majored in drama at Principia College (Elsah, IL), then served a ...
36. James Caan
Actor | The Godfather
A masculine and enigmatic actor whose life and movie career have had more ups and downs than the average rollercoaster and whose selection of roles has arguably derailed him from achieving true superstar status, James Caan is New York-born and bred.
He was born in the Bronx, to Sophie (Falkenstein) ...
37. Bruno Mattei
Director | Terminator II
Born in 1931, Bruno Mattei grew up in Rome, Italy, where his father owned a small film editing studio. At age 20 Bruno started working odd jobs at his father's company as his assistant, then went on to other small spots. He wanted to follow in his father's footsteps as a film editor, and soon found...
More than 3 decades after Roger Corman put a bunch of naked girls in bamboo cages in the Philippines and sorta invented the WIP 'jungle prison' hybrid - Italian (s)exploitation master Bruno Mattei traveled there again to direct several of, what were to be, his final films. A couple of them were relatively lack-luster Cannibal features ("Mondo Cannibal" and "In The Land of the Cannibals") that are pretty forgettable - BUT - his final paean to the 'women in jungle prison hell' genre ("The Jail" 2006) provides a satisfying tribute to his own earlier (1970's-80's) style of crazed ultra-sleaze, and one of the more enjoyably brutal examples of WIP mania, in general!
38. Bill Couch
Stunts | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Actor and stuntman Bill Couch was born on September 3, 1926 in Asheville, North Carolina. The younger brother of fellow stuntman Chuck Couch, Bill was a circus performer who specialized in high wire work which included a sway pole act prior to becoming a stuntman in the early 1960's. Among the ...
I best remember him as the non-speaking Russian Cosmonaut in "Marooned" (1969). He had 42 credits as an Actor and 62 credits for Stunt work as Stuntman and Stunt Coordinator.
39. Fred Ward
Actor | Short Cuts
A marvelous character actor with intense eyes, a sly grin and somewhat grizzled appearance, Golden Globe-winner Fred Ward has nearly 90 appearances under his belt in many tremendous films. He first became interested in acting after serving three years in the US Air Force and studied at New York's ...
Quirky but always a good actor, Fred would end up with some unusual roles. I first discovered him in _Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins_ (1985). Then I found him in _Escape from Alcatraz_ (1977) opposite Clint Eastwood! Fred Ward held his own very well along side Mr. Eastwood. Of course, he played a geat Gus Grissom in _The Right Stuff_ (1983). Another Fred Ward movie worth a look, _Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann_ (1982)... especially if you're a time travel / sci-fi fan.
40. Lars von Trier
Writer | Dancer in the Dark
Probably the most ambitious and visually distinctive filmmaker to emerge from Denmark since Carl Theodor Dreyer over 60 years earlier, Lars von Trier studied film at the Danish Film School and attracted international attention with his very first feature, The Element of Crime (1984). A highly ...
41. Albert Pyun
Director | Cyborg
Albert Pyun is an award-winning American filmmaker best known for his contributions to the science-fiction and action genres. He is credited with pioneering the cyborg sub-genre and is considered to be a maverick and renegade in independent genre cinema. With over 50 titles to his name, he has ...
Writer | Weresquito: Nazi Hunter
Christopher R. Mihm is the writer, director, and producer of the films of the "Mihmiverse," a series of award winning, loosely interlinked feature-length films styled after 1950s-era "drive-in cinema."
Mr. Mihm's filmmaking career officially began in 2006 with the release of his first retro-styled ...
Writer & Director of the most odd...
43. Arthur Hill
Actor | The Andromeda Strain
Canadian-born actor Arthur Hill was raised in the Saskatchewan town of Melfort. The son of a lawyer, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII before receiving his college education at the University of British Columbia. Intending on following in his father's footsteps in the field of...
44. Hermann Hesse
Soundtrack | The Hours
Hermann Hesse was born on July 2, 1877 in Calw, Germany. He was a writer, known for The Hours (2002), Siddhartha (1972) and Steppenwolf (1974). He was married to Ninon Ausländer, Ruth Wenger and Maria Bernoulli. He died on August 9, 1962 in Montagnola, Switzerland.
45. Ellen Muth
Actress | Dolores Claiborne
Not only is Ellen an actress but she is a member of Mensa, a student at the Lee Strasberg School, drives and races a six speed SS and collects Burmese cats. Her awards include Best Actress at the AFI for The Young Girl and the Monsoon (1999) and best supporting actress at the Japanese Film Festival...
Ellen stared in the _Dead Like Me_ series, a cute comedy with a great message, "Live your life well. You never know how long you have." And it treated death well, too. It is not something to be feared, it is part of life. Ellen played a great, young Reaper, with insight beyond her years. As an actor, Ellen held her own against veteran and strong actors Jasmine Guy and Mandy Patinkin, among others. Not to mention, she's very easy on the eye. :)
46. Hardy Krüger
Actor | Hatari!
At thirteen years, German-born and raised Hardy Kruger became a member of the "Hitler Jugend" (Hitler Youth), as did all 13-year-old boys in Germany then. The purpose of the organization was to prepare the boys for military service. At age 15, Hardy made his film debut in a German picture (Young ...
47. Dirk Bogarde
Actor | The Servant
Sir Dirk Bogarde, distinguished film actor and writer, was born Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde on March 28, 1921, to Ulric van den Bogaerde, the art editor of "The Times" (London) newspaper, and actress Margaret Niven in the London suburb of Hampstead. He was one of three children...
48. Scott Glenn
Actor | The Hunt for Red October
Scott Glenn was born January 26, 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Hope Elizabeth and Theodore Glenn, a salesman. As he grew up in Appalachia, his health was poor; he was bedridden for a year and doctors predicted he would limp for the rest of his life. During long periods of illness, Glenn was...
49. Ed Harris
Actor | The Truman Show
By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned a reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time.
Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally. ...
50. Kenneth Branagh
Actor | Henry V
Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter, and Frances (Harper), both born in 1930. He has two siblings, William Branagh, Jr. (born 1955) and Joyce Branagh (born 1970). When he was nine, his family ...
51. Ruth Gordon
Actress | Rosemary's Baby
When Ruth Gordon convinced her father, a sea captain, to let her pursue acting she came to New York and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She acted in a few silents made at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1915. She made her Broadway debut in "Peter Pan" as Nibs the same year. The next 20 ...
52. James Franciscus
Actor | Beneath the Planet of the Apes
James Grover Franciscus graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater. His father, John Allen Franciscus, was a pilot killed in action during WWII. His mother was named Loraine (nee Grover) and he had one sibling, a brother named John. Mr. Franciscus is ...
53. Eddie Albert
Actor | Roman Holiday
A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Eddie Albert was a circus trapeze flier before becoming a stage and radio actor. He made his film debut in 1938 and has worked steadily since, often cast as the friendly, good-natured buddy of the hero but occasionally being cast as a villain; one of his ...
A real gentleman from the classic days of movies and TV. Mr. Albert served in WWII as a Marine, and went on to an illustrious career in acting.
54. Richard Crenna
Actor | Rambo III
Richard Donald Crenna was born in Los Angeles, California, into a modest-income family, the only child of Edith J. (Pollette) and Domenick Anthony Crenna, a pharmacist. His parents were both of Italian descent. His mother managed a small hotel in downtown Los Angeles, where Richard and his family ...
55. Peter Falk
Actor | Columbo
Peter Michael Falk was born on September 16, 1927, in New York City, New York. At the age of 3, his right eye was surgically removed due to cancer. He graduated from Ossining High School, where he was president of his class. His early career choices involved becoming a certified public accountant, ...
56. Orson Welles
Actor | Citizen Kane
His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was nine) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr....
The great Orson Wells, whom I don't think is all that familiar to many of the younger folks. Of course, he did _Citizen Cane_
57. Roy Scheider
Actor | Jaws
Lean, angular-faced and authoritatively spoken lead / supporting actor Roy Scheider obviously never heard the old actor's axiom about "never appearing with kids or animals" lest they overshadow your performance. Breaking that rule did him no harm, though, as he achieved pop cult status by finding, ...
58. Frank Gorshin
Actor | Twelve Monkeys
Frank John Gorshin Jr. was born on April 5, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank John Sr., was a railroad worker and his mother, Frances, was a seamstress. While in high school, Frank worked as an usher at the Sheridan Square Theatre and began doing impressions of some of his screen ...
Fondly remembered as The Riddler in the 1960's Batman TV series; More recently remembered at the ranking psychologist in Twelve Monkeys (1995); Frank Gorshin was a great character actor since his first parts in the 1950's.
59. Bud Cort
Bud Cort, American actor/comedian, was born Walter Edward Cox in New Rochelle, New York. The second of five children, he grew up in Rye, New York, the son of Joseph P. Cox, an orchestra leader, pianist, and owner of a successful men's clothing store in Rye, and Alma M. Court a former newspaper and ...
60. Lance Henriksen
Actor | Hard Target
An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch...
61. Terry O'Quinn
Actor | Lost
Terrance Quinn (born July 15, 1952), known professionally as Terry O'Quinn, is an American actor. He played John Locke on the TV series Lost, the title role in The Stepfather and Stepfather II, and Peter Watts in Millennium, which ran for three seasons (1996-1999). He has also hosted Mysteries of ...
62. Geena Davis
Actress | Thelma & Louise
As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston ...
64. Roberts Blossom
Roberts Blossom was a marvelously quirky, talented, and versatile character actor who was especially adept at portraying cantankerous old oddballs. Born in 1924 in New Haven, Connecticutt, Blossom graduated from the prestigious Asheville School in 1941 and attended Harvard. Roberts initially ...
65. Sandahl Bergman
Actress | Conan the Barbarian
Sandahl Bergman was born November 14, 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri. She later graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas. She moved to New York City while she was in her 20's, and appeared in a number of Bob Fosse productions. Her film debut was in his film All That...
This sexy lady Had numerous rolls but some of her best remembered were: _All That Jazz_ and _Xanadu_ she was a principle dancer, _Conan The Barbarian_ (Valeria), _Red Sonya_ (Queen Gedren), _Airplane II: The Sequel_ (she played a moon base Officer), and in one of my fav's _Programmed To Kill_ (Samira the Cyborg). She also played on many TV shows including another of my fav's _Sliders_.
66. Claire Forlani
Actress | Meet Joe Black
Claire Forlani was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in London. Educated at Arts Educational School, she moved to the United States with her parents Pier Luigi and Barbara Forlani when she was 19 and began starring in films.
Claire has had leading roles in such films as Meet Joe Black (1998), ...
67. Caroline Munro
Actress | The Spy Who Loved Me
Leggy, brunette-maned pin-up actress Caroline Munro was born in Windsor and lived in Rottingdean near Brighton where she attended a Catholic Convent School. By chance, her mother and a photographer entered her picture in a "Face of the Year" competition for the British newspaper The Evening News ...
Heroin of the movie "Star Crash" http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079946/
68. Anamaria Marinca
Actress | 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile
Another, possibly lesser known actresses, (a cutie in my opinion) that I have discovered through _Doctor Who_. Episode: "Asylum of the Daleks".
69. Carey Mulligan
Actress | Never Let Me Go
Carey Hannah Mulligan is a British actress. She was born May 28, 1985, in Westminster, London, England, to Nano (Booth), a university lecturer, and Stephen Mulligan, a hotel manager. Her mother is from Llandeilo, Wales, and Carey also has Irish and English ancestry.
Her first major appearance was ...
Another, possibly lesser known actresses, (a cutie in my opinion) that I have discovered _Doctor Who_. Episode: "Don't Blink".
70. Catrin Stewart
Actress | Connie
Another, possibly lesser known actress and a definite cutie, that I have discovered through _Doctor Who_. Companion to the character Madame Vastra of the Silurian race.
71. Christina Chong
Actress | Johnny English Reborn
Another actress from Doctor Who, whom most folks will not know. As far as I know, she only played in one episode, "A Good Man Goes to War". (from Wikipedia): Human soldier Lorna Bucket (Christina Chong), who met the Doctor as a young girl in the Gamma forests, attempts to befriend Amy, giving her a good luck token made of cloth sewn with Melody's name on it in the language of the Gamma forests.
72. Crystal Arnette
Actress | Unicornland
Crystal Arnette is a New York City based Storyteller. She works as an actor, director, producer, filmmaker, musician and designer. In 2017, she co-founded (with Cleo Gray) the non-profit arts initiative SEQUIN -- which works to change the narrative for underrepresented voices in the arts. She is ...
I discovered Crystal Arnette on the Supercuts commercials and thought she was extremely cute. It turns out that she has been in several parts for over 10-years. She is also a musician and stunt actor.
73. Christina Cox
Actress | The Chronicles of Riddick
The youngest of three girls, Christina was born just outside Toronto. She carried a double major of theater and dance at the prestigious Arts York at Unionville High School. She went on to further her training at the Ryerson Theatre School of Toronto, among such alumni as Eric McCormack and David ...
A cutie who usually plays a bad-ass. She may not have the biggest parts but it's always an important supporting part.
74. Dakota Skye
Actress | From Both Ends 2
Very cute and tiny (only five feet) blonde Dakota Skye was born on April 17, 1994 in Tampa, Florida. Skye not only was in the color guard and marching band in high school (she played the trumpet), but also was a cheerleader and did both ballet and gymnastics when she was really young. Dakota lost ...
Actress | Lifeboat
Tallulah Brockman Bankhead was born on January 31, 1902 in Huntsville, Alabama. Her father was a mover and shaker in the Democratic Party who served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from June 4, 1936, to September 16, 1940. Tallulah had been interested in acting and, at age ...
Tallulah Bankhead, to me, will always be remembered as one of the truly classic actresses from the Golden Age of Hollywood. -- Uncle Dave
76. Veronica Lake
Actress | Sullivan's Travels
Veronica Lake was born as Constance Frances Marie Ockleman on November 14, 1922, in Brooklyn, New York. She was the daughter of Constance Charlotta (Trimble) and Harry Eugene Ockelman, who worked for an oil company as a ship employee. Her father was of half German and half Irish descent, and her ...
Another of the great women from the Golden Age of Hollywood. I always though Veronica Lake was a stunning beauty, and she could throw that sultry voice at you like a velvet hammer. -- Uncle Dave
77. Hedy Lamarr
Actress | Samson and Delilah
Hedy Lamarr, the woman many critics and fans alike regard as the most beautiful ever to appear in films, was born Hedwig Eva Kiesler in Vienna, Austria. She was the daughter of Gertrud (Lichtwitz), from Budapest, and Emil Kiesler, a banker from Lember (now known as Lviv). Her parents were both from...
Not only a great actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood, but a great inventor too. Hedy and a friend thought up the idea of having radio signals jump from frequency to frequency, like on a piano keyboard. Today we know this as Spread Spectrum Radio, and it's used in nearly everything including you cell phone. Beauty and a Brain! -- Uncle Dave
78. Natalie Burn
Actress | Acceleration
Natalie Burn, born in Kiev, Ukraine, was guided into ballet training from the age of 4 by her mother, a former ballerina herself. By age 8, she was admitted into the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet School in Moscow, and in her teens, she moved to London to complete her education at the Royal Ballet ...
Writer | One-Thing-At-a-Time O'Day
William Dudley Pelley was born on March 12, 1890 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer, known for One-Thing-At-a-Time O'Day (1919), As a Man Lives (1923) and The Ladybird (1927). He was married to Helen Hansmann and Marian Stone. He died on June 30, 1965 in Noblesville, Indiana, USA.
NOT one of my favorite people. Mr. Pelley was a screen writer, spiritualist and fascist political activist, Neo-Nazi and White Supremacist. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sedition in 1942, and released in 1950.
80. Kate Nelligan
Actress | Frankie and Johnny
Cando-American actress Kate Nelligan has had a successful acting career in her native Canada, in Britain and in the United States. Born Patricia Colleen Nelligan on March 16, 1951 in London, Ontario, Kate was the daughter of blue collar-worker Patrick Nelligan and his wife Josephine (née Deir), a ...
81. Penelope Reed
Actress | Amazons
Penelope Reed (now Penelope Reed-Woods) was born Febuary 5, 1959 on a Missouri farm. After obtaining her BA from University of Missouri - Columbia she lived in St. Louis for a year doing modeling and theater before making the leap to move to Los Angeles in 1982. After nearly of a decade of working ...
Another of the of several TRUE HOTTIES from the 70's and 80's!
82. Mindi Miller
Actress | Body Double
Another of the of several TRUE HOTTIES from the 70's and 80's!
83. Moms Mabley
Actress | Boarding House Blues
One the most successful entertainers of the Black vaudeville stage, also known as the Chitlin Circuit, was Jackie "Moms" Mabley, born Loretta Mary Aiken in 1894. At the apex of her long career, she was earning $10,000 a week at Harlem's Apollo Theatre. Mabley focused on conventional topics such as ...
Getting her start in the 1920's and 30's Vaudeville, Jackie "Moms" Mabley stared in only a couple of movies. Her most famous was Boarding House Blues (1944) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040176/
84. Gila Golan
Actress | The Valley of Gwangi
Gila Golan's career started as an Israeli fashion model, which led to appearances as a film actress. She was apparently born in Krakow, Poland, for she was discovered there in a train station during the German occupation in 1940. She was adopted by a Roman Catholic couple and later sent to a ...
An Israeli actress/model who was born in 1940 and discovered in a train station as an infant, during the German occupation in 1940. She went on to star across from James Coburn in "Our Man Flint".
Actor | The Rat Patrol
Solidly built, boyishly handsome American leading-man, Christopher George was the son of Greek immigrants. Weaned on stories of the legendary Greek heroes, George and his brother Nick (later a prominent fashion photographer) both quit high school to join the Marines. Completing his education after ...
A staple of 1960's and 70's sci fi and horror movies. He died too young at 54 years old. He also did plenty of TV including the classic North African WWII "Rat Patrol", and the on-going chase of "The Immortal".
86. Lynne Frederick
Actress | The Amazing Mr. Blunden
Lynne Frederick was a promising and ascending British actress of the 1970s. For ten years she captivated movie goers with her perfect combination of girl next door beauty, an angelic smile, an ethereal charm, and a classic fairy tale princess look that was all put into one gifted package. Although ...
87. Foster Brooks
Actor | The Villain
Brooks was born in Louisville, Kentucky, one of eight sons, whose father was a county sheriff. Brooks dropped out of school after the 6th grade and did a variety of jobs before beginning a career in radio at the age of 21. He was a newscaster and disc jockey in Louisville, and Buffalo before ...
88. Eddie Izzard
Actor | Ocean's Thirteen
Best-known for his surreal and digressive stand-up, British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard was born on February 7, 1962, in Aden, Yemen, where his English parents -- Dorothy Ella, a nurse and midwife, and Harold John Izzard, an accountant -- worked for British Petroleum.
Izzard worked as a street ...
89. Juliet Tablak
Actress | The Larry Sanders Show
Juliet Tablak was born on April 13, 1974 as Juliet Marie Tablak. She is an actress and director, known for The Larry Sanders Show (1992), Nowhere Man (1995) and He's So Fine (1993). She has been married to Chris since April 25, 2008.
She played Amber on Married With Children. A hottie for her time, she only played a few parts before retiring, marrying, and becoming a chiropractor.
Actor | The Butcher Boy
Roscoe Arbuckle, one of nine children, was the baby of the family who weighed a reported 16 pounds at birth. Born in Smith Center, Kansas, on March 24, 1887, his family moved to California when he was a year old. At age eight he appeared on the stage. His first part was with the Webster-Brown Stock...
A star of the silent era, actor and director; He was brought down by a "sex scandal" that would have barely made the news today. After a party in a 3-room suite an aspiring actress named Virginia Rappe fell ill, later found to have a burst bladder, she died. Stories swirled that because of "Fatty's" size, he burst her bladder during sex. More likely, it was a complication from a recent abortion that had simply gone wrong. Whatever the cause, "Fatty" was tried 3 times resulting in 2 hung juries and finally an acquittal. Of course, that was the end of his career.