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Actress | Fat Pizza
Annalise Braakensiek was born on December 9, 1972 in Sydney, Australia. She was an actress, known for Fat Pizza (2003), Pizza (2000) and Mr. Accident (2000). She was married to Danny Goldberg. She died on January 6, 2019 in Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
3. 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 ...
Actress | Goodfellas
Catherine Scorsese was born on April 16, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as Catherine Cappa. She was an actress, known for Goodfellas (1990), The King of Comedy (1982) and Cape Fear (1991). She was married to Charles Scorsese. She died on January 6, 1997 in New York City.
Actress | The Donna Reed Show
Cheryl Holdridge was born on June 20, 1944 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Cheryl Lynn Phelps. She was an actress, known for The Donna Reed Show (1958), Leave It to Beaver (1957) and Life with Archie (1962). She was married to Manning J. Post, Albert James Skarda and Lance Reventlow. She died on ...
Soundtrack | The Talented Mr. Ripley
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, along with Charlie Parker, ushered in the era of Be-Bop in the American jazz tradition. He was born in Cheraw, South Carolina, and was the youngest of nine children. He began playing piano at the age of four and received a music scholarship to the Laurinburg Institute ...
10. Francine York
Actress | The Family Man
Francine York was born in the small mining town of Aurora, Minnesota to her parents, Frank and Sophie Yerich. When Francine was five, her family (including her younger sister, Deanne) moved to Cleveland, where she began to write short stories and take an interest in acting. At age nine, Francine ...
12. Greta Thyssen
Actress | Three Blondes in His Life
The enticing, voluptuous European beauty Greta Thyssen filled out the pages of movie magazines everywhere during the 1950s. Born on March 30, 1927, she was a freshly-scrubbed brunette when she was crowned Miss Denmark in 1952. The subsequent attention had her packing her bags for Hollywood. At that...
13. Hans Jaray
Actor | Unfinished Symphony
Hans Jaray was a writer, singer, film and stage actor. After finishing school, he went to the Academy for Music and Art, in Vienna. His stage debut was in 1923, in Wiener Volkstheater and from 1930 to 1938, he played at the Theater in der Josefstadt. The first play he wrote was "Boulevard-Komödien"...
15. Ian Charleson
Actor | Chariots of Fire
Being born and raised in Edinburgh, Charleson attended the Royal High School and then went on to attend Edinburgh University. He initially studied architecture but switched to an MA degree after cultivating an interest in acting. He won a place at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art after ...
16. Jack Mower
Actor | The Radio Detective
Jack Mower was born on September 5, 1890 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Benjamin Allen Mower. He was an actor and producer, known for The Radio Detective (1926), The Son of Sontag (1925) and Law and Lawless (1932). He was married to Diana Woods Smith and Anna Stachia Houlihan. He died on January 6, ...
17. Jo Andres
Director | Black Kites
Jo Andres was an American filmmaker, choreographer and artist.
Andres first became known on the kinetic downtown New York performance scene of the 1980s for her film/dance/light performances, shown at The Performing Garage, La Mama E.T.C., P.S. 122, St. Marks Danspace, and the Collective for Living ...
18. Lance Percival
Actor | Yellow Submarine
Lance Percival was born on July 26, 1933 in Sevenoaks, Kent, England as John Lancelot Blades Percival. He was an actor and writer, known for Yellow Submarine (1968), Carry On Cruising (1962) and Darling Lili (1970). He died on January 6, 2015 in London, England.
19. Larry D. Mann
Actor | In the Heat of the Night
Larry D. Mann was born on December 18, 1922 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for In the Heat of the Night (1967), Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) and The Sting (1973). He was married to Gloria Kochberg. He died on January 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
21. Lou Rawls
Soundtrack | Payback
Rawls was born on 1st December 1933 in Chicago, Illinois. His father abandoned his family and Lou was raised by his grandmother. His first meeting with music was when he was seven years old, in a Baptist church choir. He was mostly influenced by the Chicago Regal theatre where he had the ...
Actress | Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
Miriam Byrd-Nethery was born on May 17, 1929 in Lewisville, Arkansas, USA. She was an actress, known for Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990), Tales of the Unexpected (1979) and From a Whisper to a Scream (1987). She was married to Clu Gulager. She died on January 6, 2003 in Los Angeles,...
23. Mónica Spear
Actress | La mujer perfecta
Miss Spear was crowned Miss Venezuela in 2004 and was 4th runner-up in the 2005 Miss Universe Pageant. Prior to competing in beauty pageants, Miss Spear bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Central Florida. Miss Spear went on to become one of the most popular and successful soap ...
24. Niall MacGinnis
Actor | Jason and the Argonauts
Niall MacGinnis is not as well known outside of Europe, but he was a wonderful character actor whose variety of roles matched his great gift for characterization and the look beyond just makeup that he projected. He was educated at Stonyhurst College and Trinity College, Dublin. He obtained a basic...
25. Om Puri
Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey
Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.
Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...
Actor | One Day at a Time
Pat Harrington Jr. was born on August 13, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for One Day at a Time (1975), The President's Analyst (1967) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He was married to Sally Cleaver and Marjorie Ann ...
27. Ricardo Piglia
Writer | El astillero
Ricardo Piglia was born on November 24, 1941 in Adrogué, Almirante Brown, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Ricardo Emilio Piglia Renzi. He was a writer, known for El astillero (2000), Foolish Heart (1998) and Burnt Money (2000). He died on January 6, 2017 in Buenos Aires.
28. Rudolf Nureyev
Actor | Valentino
He was an ethnic Tatar. He was educated at the Leningrad Ballet School and starred with Kirov Ballet. His first film was a USSR short Le Corsaire (1958). While performing in Paris in 1961 he defected to the West. He then performed internationally, becoming an Austrian citizen in 1982. The English/...
29. Scott Marlowe
Actor | The Subterraneans
Scott Marlowe was born on June 24, 1932 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Ronald Richard Deleo. He was an actor, known for The Subterraneans (1960), Executive Suite (1976) and Days of Our Lives (1965). He died on January 6, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
30. Slim Summerville
Actor | All Quiet on the Western Front
Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1892, rustic-looking George "Slim" Summerville possessed one of those malleable mugs that made you laugh even before he opened his mouth. Young Slim ran away from home as a youth and lived a rather wanderlust life until a chance meeting with Mack Sennett through ...
Writer | Arena
Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York, USA as Theodore Roosevelt Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Arena (2016), Simple Gifts (1977) and Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917). He was married to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway Lee. ...
32. Victor Fleming
Director | Gone with the Wind
Victor Fleming entered the film business as a stuntman in 1910, mainly doing stunt driving - which came easy to him, as he had been a mechanic and professional race-car driver. He became interested in working on the other side of the camera, and eventually got a job as a cameraman on many of the ...
33. Walter Barnes
Actor | High Plains Drifter
An American character actor described to some as a 'rugged outdoor western/war type', proved to be Walter Barnes status in motion pictures for nearly thirty years. A pro football player, Barnes made a mark into playing roles in pictures with his performance in the 1959 film "Westbound". Although, ...
William Sheppard was born and raised in London, England to an Anglo-Irish family. He is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He was an Associate Artist with the Royal Shakespeare Company for 12 years. He appeared on Broadway in 1966 with "Marat-Sade" and later in 1975 with "...