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1. Tito Puente
Soundtrack | Star Trek Into Darkness
Ernest "Tito" Anthony Puente was the eldest son of Puerto Rican parents. His mother called him "Ernestito" which means "Little Ernest", which was later shortened to "Tito". His mother saw his musical potential and enrolled him in piano classes. Eventually he attended the Juilliard School of Music ...
2. Ann B. Davis
Actress | The Brady Bunch
Ann B. Davis made her debut in show business at age 6 earning $2.00 in a puppet show. At the University of Michigan, Anne planned to study medicine but got the acting bug from her brother who was the lead dancer in the national company of "Oklahoma" for over a year. Anne then spent six years in ...
Actor | Assault on Precinct 13
"Got a smoke?" Darwin Joston secured himself a permanent place in cult movie history with that particular laconically witty line as laid-back Death Row-bound convict Napoleon Wilson in John Carpenter's outstanding urban action thriller classic Assault on Precinct 13 (1976). Wilson was undoubtedly ...
5. David Ruffin
Soundtrack | The Addiction
The man most of us know by his unmistakable, calming yet disturbed raspy voice was born Davis Eli Ruffin on January 18, 1941, in Whynot, Mississippi. His father, Eli Ruffin, was a Baptist minister. Only months after his birth his mother Ophelia Ruffin died, and his father later remarried, to a ...
Actor | Christine
David Spielberg was born on March 6, 1939 in Weslaco, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Christine (1983), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and The American Girls (1978). He was married to Janie Glassman Tutelman and Barbara Gladstone. He died on June 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, ...
Actress | All My Children
Spent her later years portraying Susan Lucci's much-beleaguered mother on the long-running daytime soap opera, All My Children. Susan Lucci loved her in real life and consequently portrayed the grief-stricken daughter quite convincingly when Frances Heflin's character died (upon the actual death of...
Actor | Dead Poets Society
George Martin was born on August 15, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Nathan Barnert George Martin. He was an actor, known for Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990) and Léon: The Professional (1994). He was married to Katherine Helmond. He died on June 1, 2010 in Providence, ...
10. Helen Keller
Writer | Whirlpool
Helen Keller contracted a virulent childhood disease which resulted in complete loss of sight and hearing at nineteen months. Her parents futilely sought help for her, as did family friend Alexander Graham Bell. Finally, when Keller was seven, Annie Sullivan, a young teacher, was hired by the ...
12. José Greci
Actress | Zorro e i tre moschettieri
In 1958, at the age of just seventeen, the beautiful Jose' Greci was chosen by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to play the role of the Virgin Mary in "Ben-Hur" which was to be filmed at Cinecitta Studios in Rome, thus assuring her of a great deal of publicity in newsreels and magazines of the day. Although ...
13. Ken Clark
Actor | Attack of the Giant Leeches
Ken Clark was born on June 4, 1927 in Neffs, Ohio, USA as Kenneth Donovan Clark. He was an actor, known for Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959), None But the Lonely Spy (1964) and From the Orient with Fury (1965). He died on June 1, 2009 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
14. Leslie Howard
Actor | Pygmalion
Leslie Howard Steiner was born in London, to Lilian (Blumberg) and Ferdinand "Frank" Steiner. His father was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and his English mother was of German Jewish, and mostly English, descent. Leslie went to Dulwich College. After school, he worked as a bank clerk until the ...
15. Michael Fox
Actor | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Michael Fox first "trod the boards" in grade school plays in his hometown of Yonkers, New York. After toying with the idea of becoming a history teacher, Fox did "something as foreign to my nature as one could think of", becoming a "boomer" (a migratory railroad worker) and taking jobs as a ...
16. Mike Lane
Actor | The Harder They Fall
Mike Lane was born on January 6, 1933 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for The Harder They Fall (1956), Ulysses Against Hercules (1962) and Frankenstein 1970 (1958). He died on June 1, 2015 in Palmdale, California, USA.
17. Peg La Centra
Actress | Emergency Hospital
Peg LaCentra, born in 1910, grew up in Boston. She very briefly attended the New England Conservatory of Music, studying piano. She also attended the Katharine Gibbs Finishing School and the Fenway Academy of Dramatic Art, as her early goal was to become an actress. Before moving to New York in ...
18. Richard Greene
Actor | The Little Princess
Before achieving his greatest fame in the 1950s as television's "Robin Hood", handsome Richard Greene had a significant if largely unremarkable film career, turning in several skillful leading man performances in the late 1930s before becoming type-cast in routine costume adventures. Like his ...
21. Roy Barraclough
Actor | Funland
Roy Barraclough began his career as a draughtsman, taking time off to work as an entertainer in a holiday camp on the Isle of Wight. Combining his day job with local amateur theatre for several years, he was eventually offered a full-time acting contract by repertory theatre producer Nita Valerie ...
22. Sonja Sutter
Actress | Lieben wie gedruckt
Proficient in Greek and Latin and self-taught in classic literature, Sonja Sutter was a captivating actress who achieved dramatic depths on both stage and screen during a career which commenced in 1951. A banker's daughter, she had completed a rudimentary education in her home town (Freiburg) where...
23. Ted Manson
Ted Manson was born on October 23, 1926 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) and Elizabethtown (2005). He died on June 1, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Costume_department | The Pink Panther
Yves Saint-Laurent was born on August 1, 1936 in Oran, Oran, France as Yves Henri Donat Mathieu Saint Laurent. He is known for his work on The Pink Panther (1963), The Inheritor (1973) and Un Flic (1972). He died on June 1, 2008 in Paris, France.