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1. John Gavin
Actor | Psycho
John Gavin, the American film and TV actor, businessman and diplomat who was Ronald Reagan's first Ambassador to Mexico, was born Juan Vincent Apablasa in Los Angeles, California.
The future "Jack" Gavin was a fifth-generation Angeleno, the son of Delia Diana Pablos and Juan Vincent Apablasa, and ...
Actor | Oo na... Mahal na kung mahal
Bentong was born on January 12, 1964 in Tabaco, Albay, Philippines as Domingo Vusotros Brotamante Jr. He was an actor, known for Oo na... Mahal na kung mahal (1999), Ikaw lamang hanggang ngayon (2002) and Baliktaran: Si Ace at si Daisy (2001). He was married to Cecille Bernal. He died on February 9...
3. Bill Haley
Soundtrack | Rock Around the Clock
William John Clifton Haley - better known as Bill Haley, leader of the first-ever rock & roll band The Comets - is probably the greatest musical pioneer of the 20th century. He was the first white artist to record a rhythm & blues hit - the 1951 "Rocket 88" for Dave Miller's subsidiary label ...
5. David Wayne
Actor | The Andromeda Strain
His father was an insurance executive; his mother died when he was four. He attended Western Michigan University then worked as a statistician in Cleveland where he joined a Shakespeare repertory company. Two years later he had a minor role in "The American Way" in New York. He was rejected by the ...
6. Ed Sabol
Producer | NFL Monday Night Matchup
Ed Sabol was born on September 11, 1916 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA as Edwin Milton Sabol. He was a producer, known for NFL Monday Night Matchup (1985), The Football Follies (1968) and NFL Follies Go Hollywood (1983). He was married to Audrey Sabol. He died on February 9, 2015 in Scottsdale, ...
Writer | The Double
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was born on November 11, 1821, in Moscow, Russia. He was the second of seven children of Mikhail Andreevich and Maria Dostoevsky. His father, a doctor, was a member of the Russian nobility, owned serfs and had a considerable estate near Moscow where he lived with his ...
Actor | Lights of Old Santa Fe
American character actor, the most famous of Western-movie sidekicks of the 1930s and 1940s. He was born May 7, 1885, the third of seven children, in the Hayes Hotel (owned by his father) in the tiny hamlet of Stannards, New York, on the outskirts of Wellsville, New York. Hayes was the son of ...
10. Ian Richardson
Actor | From Hell
A classical actor (and founding member in 1960 of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Richardson earned international fame as the villainous Francis Urquart in the BBC television trilogy, "House of Cards." Uttered in a cut-glass accent, the Machiavellian Prime Minister's sly "You might well think that ...
12. Jorge Sassi
Actor | La búsqueda
Jorge Sassi was born on November 17, 1950 in Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina as Jorge Alberto Sassi. He was an actor, known for La búsqueda (1985), Sin código (2004) and In Retirement (1984). He was married to María José Demare. He died on February 9, 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
13. Judson Pratt
Actor | The Horse Soldiers
Judson Pratt was born on December 6, 1916 in Hingham, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Horse Soldiers (1959), Vigilante Force (1976) and Thriller (1960). He was married to Roberta Jonay. He died on February 9, 2002 in Northridge, California, USA.
16. Mary LaRoche
Actress | Bye Bye Birdie
Mary LaRoche was born on July 20, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Gidget (1959) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She was married to Sherwood Price, Douglas Rodgers and John Hudson. She died on February 9, 1999 in Rochester, New York.
17. Nebojsa Glogovac
Actor | Juzni vetar
Nebojsa Glogovac was born on August 30, 1969 in Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. He was an actor and producer, known for South Wind (2018), Sky Hook (2000) and The Constitution (2016). He was married to Milica Scepanovic and Mina Glogovac. He died on February 9, 2018 in Belgrade, ...
Writer | The Front Runner
Patricia Nell Warren was born on June 15, 1936 in Helena, Montana, USA. She was a writer, known for The Front Runner, The Beauty Queen and The Front Runner Sequel Series. She was married to Yuriy Tarnawsky. She died on February 9, 2019 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
22. Percy Faith
Soundtrack | Reindeer Games
Percy Faith was a child piano prodigy, but his hands were burned in a fire at age 18. Switching to conducting and arranging, his unique orchestral 'sound', with strong emphasis on creative string work, soon became familiar to listeners everywhere. He recorded 85 albums for Columbia Records, and ...
23. Phil Brown
Actor | Star Wars
Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Phil Brown was the son of a doctor whose work took the family all around the country. After majoring in dramatics at Stanford University, Brown played some of his earliest stage roles as part of New York's Group Theatre. When it folded, he and other Group Theatre ...
Self | The Man Who Bought Mustique
Princess Margaret was born on August 21, 1930 in Glamis Castle, Glamis, Tayside, Scotland as Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret Rose of York. She was married to Lord Snowdon. She died on February 9, 2002 in King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes, City of Westminster, London, England.
27. Reg E. Cathey
Actor | Fantastic Four
Born into a military family in Huntsville, Alabama -- his father was an army vet who had served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, while his mother held a somewhat mysterious job in the Department of Defence -- Reg E. Cathey spent much of his early childhood living on a rural farmhouse in Germany....
28. Renee Houston
Actress | Repulsion
Renee Houston was born on July 24, 1902 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland as Caterina Rita Murphy Gribbin. She was an actress and writer, known for Repulsion (1965), A Girl Must Live (1939) and Carry On at Your Convenience (1971). She was married to Donald Stewart, Patrick Aherne and George ...
29. Robert DoQui
Actor | RoboCop
Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Robert DoQui was born in 1934 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He attended Langston University on a music scholarship and was a member of the popular singing group, "The Langstonaires". Following a four-year stint in the U.S. Air Force, DoQui went to New ...
30. Robin Stille
Actress | The Slumber Party Massacre
Tall, lovely and spirited actress Robin Rochelle Stille was born on November 24, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Jere Stille and Sarah Bridge. Stille had two sisters and one brother. She moved with her family to Los Angeles, California. Robin graduated from Garden Grove High ...
31. Ron Miller
Producer | Disneyland
Ron Miller was born on April 17, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ronald William Miller. He was a producer and assistant director, known for The Magical World of Disney (1954), TRON (1982) and The Fox and the Hound (1981). He was married to Diane Disney. He died on February 9, 2019 in Napa, ...
34. Sophie Tucker
Soundtrack | The Great Gatsby
What becomes a legend most? For the beloved Russian-born entertainer Sophie Tucker, it was most definitely the live stage. The stage was her home. She fed off a live audience and it's what made her the sensation she was. Seeing her up close and personal was to get the very best of her. Movies and ...
35. Tomi Ungerer
Writer | The Hat
Tomi Ungerer was born on November 28, 1931 in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France as Jean Thomas Ungerer. He was a writer and actor, known for The Hat (1982), Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (2012) and Moon Man (1981). He was married to Yvonne Wright, Miriam Strandquest and Nancy White. ...
37. Vera Ralston
Actress | Storm Over Lisbon
After achieving modest fame as an ice skater in her native Czechoslovakia, Vera Hruba was brought to America by Republic Pictures head Herbert J. Yates, who hoped to turn her into the next Sonja Henie. After featuring her in several Ice Capades movies, he added "Ralston" to her name and tried to ...