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Make_up_department | Johnny Dangerously
Verne Langdon's never-ending quest for perfection has afforded him succesful pursuits as a makeup artist, radio personality, voice-over artist, writer, producer, actor, makeup artist, mask maker, professional wrestler, puppeteer, magician, comic, musician, singer and songwriter, with no less than a...
Actor | The Usual Suspects
An oddly fascinating bloke with prominent bony cheeks and rawboned figure, Peter William (Pete) Postlethwaite was born on February 16, 1946 and was a distinguished character actor on stage, TV and film. Growing up the youngest of four siblings in a Catholic family in Warrington, Lancashire (near ...
3. Anne Francis
Actress | Forbidden Planet
Anne Francis got into show business quite early in life. She was born on September 16, 1930 in Ossining, New York (which is near Sing Sing prison), the only child of Phillip Ward Francis, a businessman/salesman, and the former Edith Albertson. A natural little beauty, she became a John Robert Powers...
4. Peter Hobbs
Actor | The Man with Two Brains
Peter Hobbs was born on January 18, 1918 in Etretat, France as Peter Schuyler Hobbs. He was an actor, known for The Man with Two Brains (1983), The Andromeda Strain (1971) and Sleeper (1973). He was married to Carolyn Adams, Patience Cleveland, Parker McCormick and Ruth Margaret Davis. He died on ...
Actress | Seven Keys to Baldpate
Miriam Seegar was born on September 1, 1907, to Frank and Carrie (née Wall) Seegar, both teachers. Raised in Greentown, Indiana, in the Seegar-Sewell home on 404 S. Main Street, she was the fourth of five daughters. Her sisters, known around town as the Seegar Sisters, were educator Helen ...
Actress | The Spirit of St. Louis
Patricia Smith was born on February 20, 1930 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Patricia Harlan Smith. She was an actress, known for The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), The Debbie Reynolds Show (1969) and Helen Keller and Her Teacher (1970). She was married to John Lasell. She died on January 2, 2011 in...
Actress | Calling Philo Vance
Margot Stevenson was born on February 8, 1912 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Margaret Helen Stevenson. She was an actress, known for Calling Philo Vance (1940), Granny Get Your Gun (1940) and Flight Angels (1940). She was married to Val Avery and Robert Russell. She died on January 2...
Self | Band of Brothers
Richard D. Winters was born on January 21, 1918 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Band of Brothers (2001), The Last Days of World War II (2005) and American Experience (1988). He was married to Ethel. He died on January 2, 2011 in Palmyra, Pennsylvania.
9. Jill Haworth
Actress | Exodus
A slim, stunning, stylish-looking actress, British Jill Haworth (born Valerie Jill Haworth on August 15, 1945 in Sussex) was a free-spirited product of the 1960s. Her father was a textile magnate and sometime race car driver and mother an aspiring ballerina. Trained in dance herself, she attended ...
12. Hélio Ary
Actor | O Homem Nu
Hélio Ary was born on March 5, 1930 in Santana do Livramento, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Hélio Ary Silveira. He was an actor, known for O Homem Nu (1968), The Man Who Bought the World (1968) and As Duas Faces da Moeda (1969). He died on January 4, 2011 in Santana do Livramento.
13. Herb Mitchell
Herb Mitchell was born on June 18, 1937 in Bar Harbor, Maine, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), Innerspace (1987) and Gettysburg (1993). He was married to Janet Ahear and Scarlet Kinney. He died on January 4, 2011 in Blue Hill, Maine.
15. Gerry Rafferty
Soundtrack | 50/50
Singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty was born on April 16, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland. He was the third son of Irish miner and lorry driver Joseph Rafferty and Rafferty's Scottish wife Mary Skeffington. His abusive alcoholic father died when Gerry was only sixteen. Rafferty grew up in a council house on...
16. Aron Kincaid
Actor | Transformers
Beach stud movie and TV actor Aron Kincaid started life out as Norman Neale Williams III on June 15, 1940, in Hollywood, California. While still a toddler, his father, serving as a Second Lieutenant with the Army Air Force, died at age 27 after his plane was shot down by the Nazis during the last ...
17. Janine Souchon
Janine Souchon was born on June 20, 1930 in Aubervilliers, Seine [now Seine-Saint-Denis], France. She was an actress, known for A Slightly Pregnant Man (1973), Le deuil sied à Electre (1974) and Jean Pinot, médecin d'aujourd'hui (1973). She died on January 6, 2011 in Vigneux-sur-Seine...
Actor | Kroniki domowe
Krzysztof Kolberger was born on August 13, 1950 in Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland as Krzysztof Marek Kohlberger. He was an actor, known for Kroniki domowe (1997), 1968. Szczesliwego Nowego Roku (1992) and Dziewczeta z Nowolipek (1986). He was married to Anna Romantowska. He died on January 7, 2011 in ...
21. Peter Yates
Director | Krull
Having seen Robbery (1967) and Bullitt (1968), it comes as no surprise that Peter Yates started out as a professional racing car driver and team manager - albeit briefly - before turning his attention to film. The son of a military man, he was educated at Charterhouse School and trained at RADA, ...
25. Margaret Whiting
Actress | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Margaret Whiting was the daughter of Richard A. Whiting, himself a successful songwriter and author of "On The Good Ship Lollipop", "The Japanese Sandman" and "Ain't We Got Fun?" and the sister of actress/singer Barbara Whiting.
Born July 22,1924 in Detroit, she began singing as a small child and, ...
27. Dolores Keator
Actress | Dr. No
Dolores Keator was born on February 16, 1925 in New Jersey, USA. She is known for her work on Dr. No (1962) and Lord of the Flies (1963). She was married to Sanford L. Ziff, Albert Goodstein, Richard S. Keator and George William Hoppe. She died on January 11, 2011 in Miami, Florida, USA.
28. David Nelson
David Nelson was born on October 24, 1936 in New York City to Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Nelson. He attended Hollywood High School. He later was a film producer (The Nelson Co.) and director, who directed several episodes of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952).
Nelson had two sons with his ...
29. Paul Picerni
Actor | Airport
As a child Paul Picerni had aspirations to become an attorney until he acted in an eighth-grade play and later learned that the school principal liked his performance and called him "a born actor". He next appeared in little theater productions, then (after World War II Air Force service) on the ...
30. Hellmut Lange
Actor | Das Halstuch
Popular German television star from the 1960's to the 1980's, with long-standing experience in radio and on the stage. Lange trained at an acting school in Hannover between 1946 and 1948, subsequently making his stage debut at the Junges Theater in Munich, followed by an open-air Karl May revival ...
Actor | Mareparyant Phaashi
Prabhakar Pansikar was born on March 14, 1931 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India. He was an actor and producer, known for Mareparyant Phaashi (2009), Manaacha Mujra (1969) and Ladki Sahyadri Ki (1966). He died on January 13, 2011 in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
33. Georgia Carroll
Actress | Carolina Blues
Already a talented singer and dancer as a child, Georgia matured into a beautiful Hollywood model. Aged 17, she made the cover of 'Redbook' and her face continued to be featured throughout the 1930's and 40's in fashion magazines (Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Ladies Home Journal), on calendars and in ...
Actor | Zatôichi to yôjinbô
Toshiyuki Hosokawa was born on December 15, 1940 in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan. He was an actor, known for Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970), Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967) and Miyamoto Musashi (1973). He was married to Norie Fujimoto and Mayumi Ogawa. He died on January 14, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan.
35. Roger Rowland
Actor | An American Werewolf in London
Roger Rowland was born on April 1, 1935 in York, England. He was an actor, known for An American Werewolf in London (1981), Softly Softly (1966) and Special Branch (1969). He was married to Elspeth Alexandra Carling and Anne Stallybrass. He died on January 14, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
36. Barry Hobart
Actor | Shock Theatre
Barry Hobart was born on June 23, 1941 in Middletown, Ohio, USA as Barry Lee Hobart. He was an actor, known for Shock Theatre (1972), Saturday Night Dead (1980) and Shock Theater (1999). He was married to Lavonda Ferguson. He died on January 14, 2011 in Dayton, Ohio.
37. Stephanie Glaser
Actress | Uli der Knecht
Stephanie Glaser, a popular Swiss actress and singer, was born in Neuchâtel in 1920. After studying acting at the Reinhardt-Seminar in Vienna, she appeared in various theaters in Switzerland and Germany. Back in Switzerland, she sang at the "Bärenstatze", the "Floigefänger" and "Fédéral" cabarets, ...
38. Susannah York
Actress | Superman
The lovely Susannah York, a gamine, blue-eyed, cropped-blonde British actress, displayed a certain crossover star quality when she dared upon the Hollywood scene in the early 1960s. A purposefully intriguing, enigmatic and noticeably uninhibited talent, she was born Susannah Yolande Fletcher on ...
40. Sargent Shriver
Self | The American President
One of America's greatest unsung leaders. Sargent Shriver was not only George McGovern's running mate in the 1972 Presidential election, but also served at one time as the Ambassador to France (1968-1970). In addition, he was the first to head up the Peace Corps, served as the first director of the...
41. Bruce Gordon
Actor | Piranha
Bruce Gordon was born on February 1, 1916 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA as Boris Benjamin Grabowsky. He was an actor, known for Piranha (1978), Tower of London (1962) and The Buccaneer (1958). He was married to Marla Gordon and Mary Jane Farrar Falvey. He died on January 20, 2011 in Santa Fe, ...
42. Reynolds Price
Writer | American Playhouse
Reynolds Price was born on February 1, 1933 in Macon, North Carolina, USA as Edward Reynolds Price. He was a writer, known for American Playhouse (1980), Cathedral (1999) and You Don't Know Jack (2010). He died on January 20, 2011 in Durham, North Carolina.
Costume_designer | Addams Family Values
Theoni V. Aldredge was born on August 22, 1922 in Thessaloniki, Greece as Theoni Athanasiou. She is known for her work on Addams Family Values (1993), The Great Gatsby (1974) and Ghostbusters (1984). She was married to Tom Aldredge. She died on January 21, 2011 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA.
47. Violet Rensing
Actress | One Step Beyond
Violet Rensing was born on July 19, 1927 in Berlin, Germany as Violetta Liane Rensing. She was an actress, known for One Step Beyond (1959), Stips (1951) and The Man Called X (1956). She was married to Stephen Zlatko Korper. She died on January 22, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
48. Jack LaLanne
Actor | Peter Gunn
LaLanne was addicted to sugar as a child, causing him to commit acts of violence, including setting his parents' house on fire and attacking his brother with an axe. He was so weak his family physician recommended he be removed from school to rest and regain his strength. Around this time, he and ...
49. Bernd Eichinger
Producer | Der Untergang
Bernd Eichinger was born on April 11, 1949 in Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany. He was a producer and writer, known for Downfall (2004), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006). He was married to Katja Hofmann. He died on January 24, 2011 in Los Angeles, ...
50. John Herbert
John's parents were Hans Buckup (b. 1902) and Kitty. He has a brother: Achim (b. 1931) and a sister: Ursula (b. 1934). He's descendant from Germany and English. He studied Law. He has a daughter and a son with actress Eva Wilma: Vivien (b. 1956) and John Herbert Junior (b. 1958). Vivien is a cinema...
51. María Mercader
Actress | La casa del sorriso
María Mercader was born on March 6, 1918 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Maria de la Asuncion Mercader Fordada. She was an actress, known for The House of Smiles (1991), The Mysterious Rider (1948) and Brivido (1941). She was married to Vittorio De Sica. She died on January 26, 2011 in Rome, ...
53. Charlie Callas
Actor | History of the World: Part I
Born Charles Callias in Brooklyn, NY on December 20, 1927, he served in the US Army in Germany during World War 2.
Originally a drummer, he played with Tommy Dorsey, Claude Thornhill and Buddy Rich. He was always clowning around and would drive the band members crazy on the bus as they traveled. So ...
Actor | Barrio
Francisco Maestre was born on July 2, 1957 in Mérida, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain as Francisco Maestre Soriano. He was an actor, known for Barrio (1998), The Devil's Backbone (2001) and Bad Education (2004). He died on January 27, 2011 in Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Spain.
55. Herb Robins
Actor | Sinthia: The Devil's Doll
Herb Robins was born on January 12, 1930 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Herb Rabinowitz. He was an actor and writer, known for Sinthia: The Devil's Doll (1970), The Worm Eaters (1977) and The Funhouse (1981). He died on January 27, 2011 in California, USA.
56. François Groult
Sound_department | Le grand bleu
François Groult was born on July 1, 1952 in Cherbourg-Octeville, Manche, France. He is known for his work on The Big Blue (1988), Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008) and The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999). He died on January 28, 2011 in La Trinite-des-Laitiers, Orne, France.
58. John Barry
Music_department | Dances with Wolves
John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...
60. Michael Tolan
Actor | All That Jazz
Swarthy, stage-trained actor Michael Tolan was born Seymour Tuchow on November 27, 1927, in Detroit, Michigan. During and following graduation from Wayne State University, he appeared in radio serials. After studying under acting guru Stella Adler and performing in such classic theater productions ...
61. Daniele Formica
Actor | Lungo il fiume e sull'acqua
Born in Drogheda (Ireland) to Wilson (a violist) and Eugenia Ravasio (a housekeeper). Attended Trinity College in Dublin. Debuted in 1970 at theatre with Jean Louis Barrault (Rabelais) in France, then England and Italy (Spoleto fest among others). Is a well known actor, director and writer in the ...
Actor | Lalka
Stanislaw Michalski was born on September 3, 1932 in Wilno, Wilenskie, Poland [now Vilnius, Lithuania] as Stanislaw Zdzislaw Michalski. He was an actor, known for Lalka (1978), Mokry szmal (1986) and Trzy opowiesci (1953). He died on February 1, 2011 in Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland.
65. Syra Marty
Actress | Fingerprints Don't Lie
Syra Marty was born on June 21, 1921 in Goldau, Schwyz, Switzerland as Josefina Magdalena Marty. She was an actress, known for Fingerprints Don't Lie (1951), Edge of Hell (1956) and Russ Meyer's Fanny Hill (1964). She was married to Elmer A. Frick. She died on February 3, 2011 in Florida, USA.
66. Lidiya Savchenko
Actress | Fotografii na stene
Lidiya Savchenko was born on November 8, 1941 as Lidiya Vasilevna Kartamysheva. She was an actress, known for Fotografii na stene (1979), Four Winds of Heaven (1962) and Obnazhyonnaya v shlyape (1992). She died on February 3, 2011 in Moscow, Russia.
67. Maria Schneider
Actress | Ultimo tango a Parigi
Maria Schneider was a French actress. At age 19 she became famous for Bernardo Bertolucci's film Last Tango in Paris (1972), and The Passenger (1975).
As a teenager, she adored films, going to the cinema up to four times a week. She left home at 15 after an argument with her mother and went to Paris...
68. Tatyana Shmyga
Actress | Eksperiment
Tatyana Shmyga was born on December 31, 1928 in Moscow, USSR [now Russia] as Tatyana Ivanovna Shmyga. She was an actress, known for Eksperiment (1970), Gusarskaya ballada (1962) and Novogodnee pokhishcheniye (1970). She died on February 3, 2011 in Moscow, Russia.
71. Lena Nyman
Actress | Ronja Rövardotter
Lena Nyman was born on May 23, 1944 in Stockholm, Sweden as Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman. She was an actress and writer, known for Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967) and I Am Curious (Blue) (1968). She was married to Jan Lundström. She died on February 4, 2011 in ...
72. Tura Satana
Actress | Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Tura Satana started exotic dancing when she was only 13 years old. She integrated acrobatics, humor, and sensual beauty to her dancing art form. As a dancer, she started doing guest appearances in films such as Our Man Flint (1966) and Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) and made several films ...
73. Donald Peterman
Cinematographer | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Donald Peterman was born on January 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Donald William Peterman. He is known for his work on Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Flashdance (1983) and Men in Black (1997). He was married to Sally. He died on February 5, 2011 in Palos Verdes Estates, ...
75. Pavel Vondruska
Actor | Jára Cimrman lezící, spící
Pavel Vondruska was born on November 15, 1925 in Ceské Budejovice, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. He is known for his work on Jára Cimrman Lying, Sleeping (1983), Ferat Vampire (1982) and Tanková brigáda (1955). He died on February 5, 2011 in Prague, Czech Republic.
76. Isabelle Corey
Actress | Bob le flambeur
Born in 1939, Isabel Corey started modeling in Paris in her teens for such magazines as Jardin des Modes, Elle and Madame Figaro, until she was discovered in the Latin Quarter were she lived with her parents by Jean Pierre Melville and offered the lead in his classic film noir, Bob le Flambeur. ...
77. Per Grundén
Actor | Sköna Helena
Per Grundén was born on May 23, 1922 in Eskilstuna, Södermanlands län, Sweden as Per Gustaf Grundén. He was an actor, known for Helen of Troy (1951), Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981) and The Jönsson Gang & Dynamite Harry (1982). He was married to Susanne Gneiser. He died on February ...
78. Gary Moore
Soundtrack | Winter's Bone
A brilliant blues and rock guitarist and successful singer-songwriter, Gary Moore has nevertheless always been rather underrated, especially in the United States, where he was never a major artist and rarely gets ranked highly in the usual "best guitarist" lists. He was born and raised in Belfast ...
82. Bill Justice
Bill Justice graduated as a portrait painter from the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis in 1935. He joined the Disney Organisation two years later, after moving to California. Highlights of his 42-year long career with Walt Disney as director/animator include bringing to life the characters...
83. Myrna Dell
Actress | The Falcon's Adventure
Marilyn Adele Dunlap was born on March 5, 1924 (for her stage name she took her nickname, Myrna, and shortened her middle name, Adele, to "Dell", which she used as her last name). She started her career as a showgirl in the famous Earl Carroll Revue in New York, and made her film debut in A Night ...
Actress | Suse, liebe Suse
Irina Kiritschenko was born on January 29, 1931 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. She was an actress, known for Suse, liebe Suse (1975), Senit zon (1990) and Strannye vzroslye (1974). She was married to Lev Durov. She died on February 11, 2011 in Moscow, Russia.
86. Peter Alexander
Soundtrack | Im weissen Rössl
To paraphrase the Beatles, one could say that, like Michelle and Ma Belle, Peter Alexander and Music are words that go together well, for the Austrian entertainer (musician, singer and actor) was associated with music from cradle to tomb. Born in Vienna in 1926, the son of a banker and his wife, ...
87. Betty Garrett
Actress | On the Town
A sunny singer, dancer and comic actress, Betty Garrett starred in several Hollywood musicals and stage roles. She was at the top of her game when the Communist scare in the 1950s brought her career to a screeching, ugly halt. She and her husband Larry Parks, an Oscar-nominated actor, were summoned...
88. Kenneth Mars
Actor | Young Frankenstein
Kenneth Mars was born on April 4, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Young Frankenstein (1974), The Producers (1967) and The Little Mermaid (1989). He was married to Barbara Newborn. He died on February 12, 2011 in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
89. Frank Whitten
Actor | Peter Pan
Best known in New Zealand for playing the Senile Grandfather Ted West on Outrageous Fortune. This role won him a best supporting actor award at the Air NZ Screen Awards in 2007. He also appeared in Vigil and many other New Zealand and Australian Productions. He died of Cancer on Febuary 13th 2011
90. Manuel Esperón
Composer | Cantaclaro
Prolific multi award-winning Mexican composer of over 900 songs (many of which have become standards of Latin music) and 500 soundtracks. He was hand-picked by Walt Disney to write most of the Mexican musical segment for The Three Caballeros (1944), alongside Agustin Lara, Ary Barroso and his ...
92. Larry Holden
Actor | Memento
Larry Holden was born on May 15, 1961 in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA as Laurence Henry Holden. He was an actor and director, known for Memento (2000), Batman Begins (2005) and My Father's House (2002). He was married to Hanne Kristiansen and Leigh Ann Pope. He died on February 13, 2011 in Orange...
93. T.P. McKenna
Actor | Ulysses
Character actor Thomas Patrick McKenna was born in Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland, in 1929. A prolific theatre actor throughout his career, he made his stage debut in "Summer and Smoke" by Tennessee Williams at the Pike Theatre in Dublin in 1954.
He made his film debut in the IRA-Nazi drama The ...
94. George Shearing
Soundtrack | The Muppets
George Shearing was born on August 13, 1919 in Battersea, London, England as George Albert Shearing. He was an actor and composer, known for The Muppets (2011), Bedtime Stories (2008) and At First Sight (1999). He was married to Eleanor Geffert and Beatrice Bayes. He died on February 14, 2011 in ...
96. Dorian Gray
Actress | Le notti di Cabiria
Dorian Gray was born on February 2, 1928 in Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy as Maria Luisa Mangini. She was an actress, known for Nights of Cabiria (1957), Toto, Peppino, and the Hussy (1956) and Mogli pericolose (1958). She died on February 16, 2011 in Torcegno, Trentino-Alto Adige.
97. Len Lesser
Actor | Kelly's Heroes
Len Lesser was an American character actor, from the Bronx, New York City. His most famous role was that of Uncle Leo, the maternal uncle of protagonist Jerry Seinfeld in the sitcom "Seinfield". Lesser played this role from 1991 to the series finale in 1998.
Lesser was the son of a Polish-Jewish ...
98. Dave Duerson
Self | The NFL on NBC
Dave Duerson was born on November 28, 1960 in Muncie, Indiana, USA as David Russell Duerson. He is known for his work on The NFL on NBC (1965), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on CBS (1956). He was married to Alicia Cooper. He died on February 17, 2011 in Miami, Florida, USA.