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Actor | Robin Hood: Men in Tights
His 1960s and 1970s partner on the comedy stage was Jack Burns, the slimmer, chatty, clean-cut, better-looking dunderhead. Avery Schreiber was the Oliver Hardy counterpart who bore the brunt of Burns' verbal drone. This rumpled, gap-toothed, hefty-sized master of the slow boil stood out among the ...
Actress | Quinceañera
Blanca Sánchez was born on March 2, 1946 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Blanca Sánchez De La Fuente. She was an actress, known for Quinceañera (1987), Los amores de Chucho el Roto (1970) and La vida de Chucho el Roto (1970). She was married to José Antonio Massad, Garret J. ...
Assistant_director | The Matrix Reloaded
Began as child actor in Kurt Russell-Disney Films in 1974. Made the switch to the Stunt world following a successful career as a junior pro surfer. Born, bred, and continues to reside in Malibu. Many, many stunts later, David made the promotion to Stunt Coordinator in 1978 on Invasion of the Body ...
Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation
Frank Corsentino was born on July 13, 1941 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Moonchild (1974). He died on January 7, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.
11. Huell Howser
Actor | Winnie the Pooh
Huell Howser was born on October 18, 1945 in Gallatin, Tennessee, USA as Huell Burnley Howser. He was a writer and producer, known for Winnie the Pooh (2011), California's Gold (1991) and Weeds (2005). He died on January 7, 2013 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
12. Ingrid Thulin
Actress | Smultronstället
Ingrid trained as a ballet dancer and attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre. She came to fame thanks to Bergman's "Wild Strawberries". She acted in 9 Ingmar Bergman's films. Her fame allowed her to act in Luchino Visconti's "The Damned" in 1969. Ingrid Thulin lived in Rome since the 1960's. ...
15. John Baer
Actor | Terry and the Pirates
John Baer was born on June 6, 1923 in York, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Terry and the Pirates (1952), Night of the Blood Beast (1958) and We're No Angels (1955). He was married to Noureen Jauregui. He died on January 7, 2006 in Newhall, Santa Clarita, California, USA.
16. Juan Rulfo
Writer | El imperio de la fortuna
Mexican writer who was important in the development of the "magic realism" school of Latin-American fiction. As a child growing up in the rural countryside, he witnessed the horrors of the later Cristero uprisings of 1926-29. His family of prosperous landowners lost a considerable fortune. When ...
18. Larry Grayson
Self | The Good Old Days
Born William White in 1923 to unmarried parents, Grayson was adopted into a coal mining family in Nuneaton.
By the age of 14, he was working under the name of Billy Breen as a supporting drag act on the comedy club circuit, and over the next thirty years he toured the UK not only in male revues and ...
19. Madame Spivy
Actress | Requiem for a Heavyweight
Madame Spivy was born on September 30, 1906 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Bertha Levine. She was an actress, known for Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962), The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and All Fall Down (1962). She died on January 7, 1971 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Markku Into
Writer | Yön kevyt polttoöljy
Markku Into was born on October 20, 1945 in Helsinki, Finland as Markku Vesa Milton Into. He was a writer and director, known for The Light Fuel of the Night (1991), Suomen talvisota (1967) and Home of the Wild Boy (1987). He died on January 7, 2018 in Turku, Finland.
21. Nat Hentoff
Actor | Sweet and Lowdown
Nat Hentoff was born on June 10, 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Nathan Irving Hentoff. He was married to Margot Goodman Wolinski, Gertrude A Bernstein (Trudi Farmilant) and Miriam Fonda Sargent. He died on January 7, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
22. Richard Hunt
Actor | The Muppet Show
Richard Hunt did not have a face known to many -- his voice was known more than anything else. He was a major stronghold behind Jim Henson's "Muppets". 'Scooter', 'Janice', 'Sweetums' and a few others, were some of the "Muppets" that Richard was a performer and puppeteer of. He helped pave the way ...
Actor | Popeye
Richard Libertini was born in E. Cambridge, Massachusetts, to parents who had come to America from southern Italy. Having grown up in a household where both Italian and English were spoken, he developed an ear for foreign accents. A facility he would later use to advantage on stage and in films.
24. Robert Barrat
Actor | Bad Lands
Robert Barrat pursued a stage career on Broadway from 1918 to 1932. He did sample a scant three silent movies starting in 1915, but returned to stage work. Barrat had a distinguished enough visage but also a well knit physique that would foretell a busy career in films with many featured character ...
25. Rod Taylor
Actor | Inglourious Basterds
Suave and handsome Australian actor who came to Hollywood in the 1950s, and built himself up from a supporting actor into taking the lead in several well-remembered movies. Arguably his most fondly remembered role was that as George (Herbert George Wells), the inventor, in George Pal's spectacular ...
26. Run Run Shaw
Run Run Shaw was born in Shanghai, China on October 4, 1907. He went into the filming industry with his brother, Runme Shaw, and established the Shaw Organization in 1926 and the Shaw Studios (formerly South Seas Film studio) in 1930. In 1967, Shaw established the famous Television Broadcasts ...
28. Sarah Selby
Actress | Beyond the Forest
Sarah Selby was born on August 30, 1905 in Middletown, Ohio, USA as Sarah Elizabeth Selby. She was an actress, known for Beyond the Forest (1949), The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Applegate Treasure (1956) and Tower of London (1962). She was married to Holger Yngvar Harthern-Jakobsen and Stanley ...
30. Susanne Cramer
Actress | Get Smart
Susanne apparently had a tumultuous private life. She married actor Hermann Nehlsen in 1956. Apparently that did not go well, as she tried to commit suicide twice in 1957 and was soon divorced. In 1958, she married actor Helmuth Lohner and was divorced five months later. She married Helmut a second...
31. Trevor Howard
Actor | The Third Man
The son of an insurance underwriter, who represented Lloyd's of London in Ceylon, Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith was born in Margate, Kent. He spent his early childhood globetrotting with his mother, frequently left in the care of strangers. After attending private school, he subsequently trained at ...