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Actor | The Master
Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ...
2. Alan Curtis
Actor | Phantom Lady
Attractive Hollywood leading man (and sometime villain) from the late 30s until his death following surgery, Alan Curtis (Harry Ueberroth) was born 24 July 1909 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in that area and in the early 1930s became a model, appearing in many magazine and newspaper ...
Writer | Where Eagles Dare
Alistair MacLean was born on April 28, 1922 in Daviot, Scotland as Alistair Stuart MacLean. He was a writer, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), The Guns of Navarone (1961) and Bear Island (1979). He was married to Mary Marcelle Georgius and Gisela Heinrichsen. He died on February 2, 1987 in Munich...
5. Barry Morse
Actor | Space: 1999
Born in London's East End, Barry's career began when he won a full scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art at the age of 15. Upon graduation, he followed with successful stage runs in London's West End and in theatrical productions throughout the United Kingdom, and appeared on the BBC's ...
6. Bert Parks
Actor | The Freshman
Bert Parks was born on December 30, 1914 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Bert Jacobson. He was an actor, known for The Freshman (1990), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Burke's Law (1963). He was married to Annette Liebman. He died on February 2, 1992 in La Jolla, California, USA.
Actress | Babettes gæstebud
Birgitte Federspiel was born on September 6, 1925 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Babette's Feast (1987), En fremmed banker på (1959) and The Musketeers (1961). She was married to Freddy Koch, Henning Ahrensborg and Jens Østerholm. She died on February 2, 2005 in Odense,...
9. Bob Elliott
Actor | Quick Change
Bob Elliott was born on March 26, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Brackett Elliott. He was an actor and writer, known for Quick Change (1990), Get a Life (1990) and Cabin Boy (1994). He was married to Virginia Lee Peppers and Jane Frances Underwood. He died on February 2, 2016 in ...
10. Boris Karloff
Actor | Bride of Frankenstein
Along with fellow actors Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price, Boris Karloff is recognized as one of the true icons of horror cinema, and the actor most closely identified with the general public's perception of the "monster" from the classic Mary Shelley book, "Frankenstein". William Henry ...
11. Bud Osborne
Actor | Navajo Kid
One of the finest teamsters in Hollywood screen history, Osborne handled the reins for horse-drawn coaches and wagons in countless westerns and historical photoplays from the early 20's through late 50's. And with his weathered, rumpled look, his Texas drawl and his nasal twang, he was often called...
12. Carol Emshwiller
Actress | Family Focus
Carol Emshwiller was born on April 12, 1921 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA as Carol Fries. She was an actress and writer, known for Family Focus (1976) and Carol (1970). She was married to Ed Emshwiller. She died on February 2, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina, USA.
14. Charley Grapewin
Actor | The Wizard of Oz
This old codger film favorite, born in 1869 (some reports say 1875), got into the entertainment field at an early age, first as a circus performer (aerialist and trapeze artist). When acting sparked his interest, he worked in a series of stock companies while writing stage plays that he himself ...
15. Chris Kyle
Writer | American Sniper
Chris Kyle was born on April 8, 1974 in Odessa, Texas, USA as Christopher Scott Kyle. He was a writer and producer, known for American Sniper (2014), Sons of Guns (2011) and Stars Earn Stripes (2012). He was married to Taya Kyle. He died on February 2, 2013 in Glen Rose, Somervell County, Texas.
16. Donald Pleasence
Actor | Halloween II
Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Pleasence had the necessary physical attributes which make a great screen villain. In the course of his lengthy career, he relished playing the ...
17. Eduardo Coutinho
Director | Edifício Master
Eduardo Coutinho was born on May 11, 1933 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil as Eduardo de Oliveira Coutinho. He was a director and writer, known for Edifício Master (2002), The Mighty Spirit (1999) and Babilônia 2000 (1999). He was married to Maria das Dores de Oliveira. He died on ...
18. Edward Wilson
Actor | Rockliffe's Babies
Edward Wilson was born on July 13, 1947 in South Shields, County Durham, England as Edward William Wilson. He was an actor, known for Rockliffe's Babies (1987), When the Boat Comes In (1976) and The Franchise Affair (1988). He died on February 2, 2008 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
19. Gene Kelly
Soundtrack | Singin' in the Rain
Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in...
Actress | North by Northwest
Jessie Royce Landis was called "an international star" in her New York Times obituary. She was 20 when she made her stage debut at the Playhouse in Chicago as the young countess in "The Highwayman". Soon she was on Broadway. In 1950 she went to London for "Larger Than Life", a dramatization of W. ...
22. John Kerr
Actor | Tea and Sympathy
His father Geoffrey Kerr (b. 25 Jan 1895, London; d. 1971) and mother June Walker (b. 14 June 1904, New York City; d. 1966) were successful Broadway and, occasionally, film actors. He went into theatre as soon as he graduated from Harvard. He had an important role in the stage play "Bernadine" in ...
24. Lawrence Gray
Actor | Children of Pleasure
Gray was known in the film business as a dependable "player" and to the public as a dotting son. Throughout his Hollywood career he lived with his parents or his mother until his marriage in 1935. Built home he shared with parents, Henry and Mamie Gray. Henry died in 1932, Larry continued to share ...
25. Marcel Bozzuffi
Actor | The French Connection
Marcel Bozzuffi was born on October 28, 1928 in Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, France. He was an actor and director, known for The French Connection (1971), Z (1969) and The Day and the Hour (1963). He was married to Françoise Fabian. He died on February 2, 1988 in Paris, France.
29. Rondo Hatton
Actor | House of Horrors
Was an only child, Rondo Hatton was born to Stewart and Emily Hatton in Hagerstown, Maryland. The family moved to Tampa, Florida, in 1912, when he was a high-school senior, and his father joined a family-owned business there. Rondo was apparently popular and a good athlete, especially in football.
30. Sanford Meisner
Actor | Tender Is the Night
Sanford Meisner is one of the most respected and influential acting teachers of the 20th century. Meisner, Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg are generally regarded as America's three greatest acting teachers. Founding member of The Group Theatre, 1931-1941. Began teaching at New York's Neighborhood ...
31. Sid Vicious
Soundtrack | The Astronaut's Wife
Along with fellow Sex Pistol member, Johnny Rotten, lanky, sneering, pock faced Sid epitomised the punk movement born in the mid 1970s in working class England. Sid Vicious (real name John Beverly) wasn't an original member of the Pistols, but rather joined the band after original bassist, Glen ...
32. Stewart Stern
Writer | Rebel Without a Cause
Stewart Stern was born on March 22, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA as Stewart Henry Stern. He is known for his work on Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Rachel, Rachel (1968) and The Ugly American (1963). He was married to Marilee Stiles Stern. He died on February 2, 2015 in Seattle, Washington, ...
33. Wendy Barrie
Actress | The Gay Falcon
Wendy Barrie was born in Hong Kong to an English-Irish father and a Russian Jewish mother. Her dad was the distinguished King's Counsel F.C. Jenkins which ensured that the family was well off. Wendy received her education at a convent school in England and a finishing school in Switzerland. After ...
34. Willard Waterman
Actor | Auntie Mame
Willard Waterman was born on August 29, 1914 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Willard Lewis Waterman. He was an actor, known for Auntie Mame (1958), The Apartment (1960) and Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958). He was married to Mary Anna Theleen. He died on February 2, 1995 in Burlingame, California, ...