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Actor | Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Andy Whitfield was born on October 17, 1971 in Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales. He was an actor, known for Spartacus (2010), Gabriel (2007) and Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011). He was married to Vashti Whitfield. He died on September 11, 2011 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Writer | Heart of Dixie
Anne Rivers Siddons is an American novelist who writes Southern Literature, novels that are set in the Southern States of America. Her bestseller, 'Heartbreak Hotel' - Heart of Dixie (1989) - was adapted to film starring Ally Sheedy, Phoebe Cates, Virginia Madsen and Peter Berg.
6. Bella Darvi
Actress | The Egyptian
Bella Darvi became a 50s symbol for one of the many movie "Cinderellas" whose bright and beautiful Hollywood fairy tale would come crashing down, ending in bitterness and tragedy. A self-destructive brunette beauty, her life was full of misfortune. Of Polish/French descent, she miraculously ...
Actor | Spook Busters
Bernard Gorcey was born in Russia in 1888, of Swiss and Jewish descent. Around 1914, he married a Catholic, Irish lady, Josephine Condon (born 1901), and they came to the USA to work in Vaudeville. Bernard was 4' 10" and Josie was 4' 11" and weighed 95 pounds. Bernard kept active in show biz, while...
Actress | Winter Kills
Born Berinthia Berenson in New York in 1948, Berenson was a noted photographer and actress and was the sister of model-turned-actress Marisa Berenson (of "Barry Lyndon" fame). Berenson met her husband, actor and star of Alfred Hitchcock's original version of Psycho (1960), Anthony Perkins on the ...
9. Bob Crewe
Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!
Bob Crewe was an American songwriter, singer, manager, record producer and fine artist. His career is among the most varied, successful and innovative in pop music history. He is probably best known for producing and co-writing with Bob Gaudio a string of Top 10 singles for The Four Seasons. He is ...
10. Brenda Forbes
Actress | The Alcoa Hour
Brenda Forbes was best known for her distinguished career on Broadway, where she first made an indelible impression as Elizabeth Barrett (Katharine Cornell)'s maid Wilson in 'The Barretts of Wimpole Street' (1935). Born to a theatrical family, Brenda left her native England while in her teens to ...
12. Chester Morris
Actor | Tomorrow at Seven
The Academy Award-nominated film actor Chester Morris, who will forever be associated with the character Boston Blackie, was born John Chester Brooks Morris on February 16 1901 in New York City, the son of actor William Morris and comedienne Etta Hawkins.
Chester Morris made his Broadway debut as a ...
13. Chris Schenkel
Self | Kingpin
Chris Schenkel was born on August 21, 1923 in Bippus, Indiana, USA as Christopher Eugene Schenkel. He was an actor, known for Kingpin (1996), Goodbye, Columbus (1969) and ABC's College Football (2001). He was married to Francesca Delfino (Fran Paige). He died on September 11, 2005 in Fort Wayne, ...
14. Dalmiro Sáenz
Writer | Mujeres perdidas
Dalmiro Sáenz was born on June 13, 1926 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Dalmiro Antonio Saenz. He was a writer and actor, known for Mujeres perdidas (1964), Setenta veces siete (1962) and Trampas de amor (1969). He died on September 11, 2016 in Buenos Aires.
15. Dane Clark
Actor | Destination Tokyo
Dane Clark was born Bernard Elliot Zanville in Brooklyn, New York City, to Rose (Korostoff) and Samuel Zanville, who were Russian Jewish immigrants. He graduated from Cornell University and St. John's Law School (Brooklyn). When he had trouble finding work in the mid-1930s he tried boxing, baseball,...
16. David Angell
Writer | Frasier
David Angell was a multiple Emmy Award winner as the creator/executive producer, along with Peter Casey and David Lee, of the hit comedy series Frasier. David was born in West Barrington, RI, and he received a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Providence College. He entered the army upon...
17. Fenella Fielding
Actress | Carry On Screaming!
Fenella Fielding was born on November 17, 1927 in Hackney, London, England as Fenella Marion Feldman. She was an actress and writer, known for Carry on Screaming! (1966), Guest House Paradiso (1999) and The Avengers (1961). She died on September 11, 2018 in Hammersmith, London.
18. Fernando Ayala
Producer | El jefe
He was one of the most important Argentinian filmmakers; he was the first of them who dared to talk about political issues in his films, back in the fifties, and during his whole career he criticized the military repression in Argentina, both in the films he directed, and the ones he produced, ...
19. Frank McHugh
Actor | All Through the Night
The parents of Frank McHugh ran their own stock company and he was on the stage as a child. When he was 10 he was part of an act that include his brother Matt McHugh and sister Kitty McHugh. After vaudeville and other stock companies, Frank debuted on Broadway "The Fall Guy" (1925). In 1930 he was ...
21. Harold Gould
Actor | Patch Adams
Harold Gould earned a Ph.D. in theatre and taught speech and drama at Cornell University. Pursuing off-Broadway work in the 1950s, he decided to practice what he preached and became a full-time professional actor in the 1960s. He has appeared in hundreds of TV shows since, usually playing a father,...
23. J.P. Donleavy
Writer | The Ginger Man
J.P. Donleavy was born on April 23, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as James Patrick Donleavy. He was a writer, known for The Ginger Man, Kys mig på tåen (1968) and New York-idyller (1966). He was married to Mary Wilson Price and Valerie Heron. He died on September 11, ...
24. Jessica Tandy
Actress | Driving Miss Daisy
A beloved, twinkly blue-eyed doyenne of stage and screen, actress Jessica Tandy's career spanned nearly six and a half decades. In that span of time, she enjoyed an amazing film renaissance at age 80, something unheard of in a town that worships youth and nubile beauty. She was born Jessie Alice ...
25. Jim Carroll
Soundtrack | The Basketball Diaries
In the 1960s Jim Carroll was a basketball prodigy and a fountain of untapped talent. He was also progressively becoming an addict. Through his teenage years, he discovered love, loss, pain, joy, and everything in between which is thoroughly recounted in his infamous book "The Basketball Diaries".
28. John Ritter
Actor | Sling Blade
Jonathan Southworth Ritter was born in Burbank, California, on September 17, 1948. He was the son of legendary country singer/actor Tex Ritter and his wife, actress Dorothy Fay. The couple married in 1941 and had their first child, Tom Ritter, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. John was ...
Actor | Welcome Back, Kotter
John Sylvester White was born on October 31, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Welcome Back, Kotter (1975), Kojak (1973) and Search for Tomorrow (1951). He was married to Joan Alexander. He died on September 11, 1988 in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
30. Johnny Unitas
Actor | Any Given Sunday
Johnny Unitas played his collegiate career at the University of Louisville (1951-54), passing for 3,007 yards and 27 touchdowns. Unitas, who were number 19 as a professional, had his No. 16 collegiate uniform retired at Louisville, the lone number retired by the Cardinals.
Known as "The Golden Arm",...
31. Keith A. Glascoe
Actor | Léon
Keith A. Glascoe was born on December 9, 1962 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Léon: The Professional (1994), Assault on Devil's Island (1997) and 100 Centre Street (2001). He was married to Veronica Squef. He died on September 11, 2001 in New York City, New York...
32. Kevin McCarthy
Actor | Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Handsome, chisel-jawed character actor Kevin McCarthy appeared in nearly 100 movies in a career that spanned seven decades. He also had some starring roles, most notably the horror cult classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956). He played the disillusioned son Biff Loman in the 1951 screen ...
33. Kim Hunter
Actress | A Streetcar Named Desire
Her father, Donald Cole, was a consulting engineer, and died in 1926 when Kim was only 3 years old. Her mother, Grace Lind, once performed as a concert pianist. She had one brother who was eight years older than she, and she was educated at Miami Beach High.
According to an in-depth article on Kim ...
34. Larry Gelbart
Writer | Tootsie
The gift of provoking laughter came early to Larry Gelbart and has never deserted him. His distinguished career as a writer of comedy reads like a history of the art over the last 40 years. His writing credits date back to the Golden Age of radio, thanks in part to his father. The elder Gelbart was...
35. László Rajk
Art_director | Red Heat
László Rajk (1949) a practicing architect, production designer, professor of film architecture at the University of Theatre and Film in Budapest. A former dissident, human rights activist. He became the member of the Hungarian avantgarde movement in the seventies. From 1975 he was a member of the ...
36. Lorne Greene
Actor | Bonanza
Lorne Greene was born Lyon Himan "Chaim" Green on February 12, 1915, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He began acting while attending Canada's Queen's University, and after graduation got a job in radio broadcasting. His rich, deep, authoritarian voice quickly propelled him to prominence as Canada's top...
37. Mardik Martin
Writer | Mean Streets
Mardik Martin is in the elite group of screenwriters on WGA's list of 101 Greatest Screenplays ever written. He immigrated to the United States from Iraq to attend 'New York University'. He won the Mahler award and graduated with a Master's degree in Screenwriting in 1968, then went on to teach at ...
38. Mark La Mura
Actor | All My Children
Mark La Mura was born on October 18, 1948 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for All My Children (1970), Baked in Brooklyn (2016) and Something Borrowed (2011). He was married to Elizabeth Maclellan. He died on September 11, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.
39. Max Fleischer
Producer | The Tantalizing Fly
Max Fleischer was born on July 19, 1883 in Krakau, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. He was a producer and actor, known for The Tantalizing Fly (1919), The Circus (1920) and Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936). He was married to Essie Goldstein. He died on September 11, 1972 in Los Angeles, ...
Actor | Journey to Understanding
Nikita Khruschev was born on April 17, 1894, into a family of peasants in the village of Kalinovka, Kursk region, Russian Empire. He was raised among agricultural and mining workers. He studied for only two years at grammar school as a child. After the Russian Revolution he joined the Red Army, ...
41. Pat Corley
Actor | Murphy Brown
Pat Corley was born on June 1, 1930 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Cleo Pat Corley. He was an actor, known for Murphy Brown (1988), Mr. Destiny (1990) and Kiss My Grits (1982). He was married to Iris June Carter and Rose Louise Valentine. He died on September 11, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
42. Paul Douglas
Actor | Executive Suite
A rare breed this guy. Paul Douglas became an unlikely middle-aged cinema star by simply capitalizing on his big, burly, brash and boorish appeal to the nth degree. The 5'11", 200 lb. actor was a bold, unabashed risk taker. He forsook an extremely successful career as one of the country's top radio...
43. Percy Helton
Actor | The Set-Up
One of the most familiar faces and voices in Hollywood films of the 1950s. Percy Helton acted almost from infancy, appearing in his father's vaudeville act. The famed Broadway producer David Belasco cast Helton in a succession of child roles over several years, giving the boy an invaluable ...
44. Peter Hall
Director | Screen One
Sir Peter Hall directed his first play while he was still a student. He soon achieved prominence as a stage director. He started his occasional film work in 1968 with Work Is a 4-Letter Word (1968). He was the Artistic Director of The Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon from 1960 - 1968....
46. Pierre Cossette
Producer | The Switched-On Symphony
Pierre Cossette was born on December 15, 1923 in Valleyfield, Québec, Canada as Pierre Maurice Joseph Cossette. He is known for his work on The Switched-On Symphony (1970), The 30th Annual Grammy Awards (1988) and The Manipulator (1971). He was married to Mary and Dorothy Foy. He died on September ...
47. Salvador Allende
Self | ¡Qué hacer!
Allende became the Socialist President of Chile--elected by popular vote--in 1970 who was replaced by the now notorious Augusto Pinochet. It has been reported that Allende committed suicide. But it has not been determined whether his death was the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound or by fire...
50. T. Boone Pickens
Self | Houston We Have a Problem
T. Boone Pickens was born on May 22, 1928 in Holdenville, Oklahoma, USA as Thomas Boone Pickens Jr. He was married to Toni Chapman Brinker, Madeleine Pickens, Nelda Cain, Beatrice Carr and Lynne O'Brien. He died on September 11, 2019 in Dallas, Texas, USA.
53. Yoshito Usui
Yoshito Usui was born on April 21, 1958 in Shizuoka, Japan. He was a writer and actor, known for Kureyon Shinchan: Dengeki! Buta no hizume daisakusen (1998), Shinchan (1992) and Crayon Shin-chan: Unkokusai no Yabou (1995). He died on September 11, 2009 in Shimonita, Gunma, Japan.
54. Zakes Mokae
Actor | Waterworld
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, actor Zakes Mokae was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and became one of the most distinguished thespians in South Africa for over two decades. Mokae was one of the few actors capable of crossing the divided racial sections, punctuated by his ...