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Actor | Dad's Army
Having sustained injuries during World War I , the young Arnold Ridley was forced to give up a budding acting career and turn to writing. He hit the jackpot with 'The Ghost Train' which was a great West End success and has been filmed several times. This was followed by a number of other plays ...
Actress | From Here to Eternity
Barbara Morrison was born on October 1, 1907 in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England. She was an actress, known for From Here to Eternity (1953), Papillon (1973) and Darktown Strutters (1975). She died on March 12, 1992 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Soundtrack | Se7en
Charles Christopher Parker Jr. was born on August 29, 1920, in a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, to Charles Parker Sr. and his 18-year-old wife Addie. His father ran out on the family when Charlie was just a little boy. When he was 11 his mother bought him an alto saxophone for his birthday. By ...
7. Clive Burr
Music_department | Class of Nuke 'Em High
Clive Burr was born on March 8, 1957 in East Ham, London, England as Clive Ronald Burr. He was an actor, known for Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986), Me Me Me (2011) and Iron Maiden: Wrathchild (1981). He died on March 12, 2013 in Wanstead, London.
Actress | Rio Bravo
Estelita Rodriguez was born on July 2, 1928 in Guanajay, Cuba. She was an actress, known for Rio Bravo (1959), The Golden Stallion (1949) and Cuban Fireball (1951). She was married to Dr. Ricardo A. Pego, Ismael Alfonso Halfss, aka Henry Half, Grant Withers and Chu Chu Martinez. She died on March ...
9. Hugh Herbert
Actor | Sh! The Octopus
Former stage actor and playwright - he wrote over 150 plays and vaudeville sketches - Hugh Herbert went in the early 30s to Hollywood as comedian. In the 30s he worked mostly for Warner, impersonating often eccentric millionaires, tycoons and dimwitted professors, in a few movies he collaborated on...
11. John Cazale
Actor | Dog Day Afternoon
John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), and an Italian-American father, John Cazale. Cazale only made five feature films in his career, all which many fans and critics alike call classics. But before his film debut, the short The American Way (...
12. Jorge Guinzburg
Writer | Sex a pilas
Jorge Guinzburg was an Argentine journalist, writer, humorist and publicist. Born in Argentina in 1948, he began his career in radio with his friend Carlos Abrevaya (deceased in 1994), after both leave the studies in the law University. He made debut on radio in the Juan Carlos Mareco's program (...
13. Josephine Hull
Actress | Harvey
Josephine Sherwood changed her name after marrying stage actor Shelly Hull in 1910. She studied drama at Radcliffe College -- much to the dismay of her parents -- and first worked on the stage in a stock company in Boston. Her husband died in 1919, aged 35, of Spanish influenza. Josephine left the ...
14. Juanin Clay
Actress | WarGames
Juanin Clay was born on November 26, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Juanin Clay de Zalduondo. She was an actress, known for WarGames (1983), The Edge of Night (1956) and Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985). She was married to Joe Lambie. She died on March 12, 1995 in Los Angeles.
15. Karen Steele
Actress | Star Trek
Karen Steele was born on March 20, 1931, in Honolulu, Hawaii. A former cover girl and model, she was one of the most strikingly beautiful actresses to ever work in film and television. She went to the University of Hawaii and to Rollins College in Florida before gracing our film screens with her ...
16. Lynne Thigpen
Actress | The Warriors
Multi-talented actress Lynne Thigpen was born Cherlynne Thigpen in Joliet, Illinois, on December 22, 1948. She performed in community theater and university theater productions while attending the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Following graduation, she taught high-school English for a...
17. Magda Guzmán
Actress | Los caudillos
Magda Guzmán was born on May 16, 1931 in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico as María Magdalena Guzmán Garza. She was an actress, known for Los caudillos (1968), The Doubt (1954) and San Martín de Porres (1964). She was married to Federico Falcón and Julian Dupre. She died on March 12, 2015 in Mexico...
18. Maurice Evans
Actor | Planet of the Apes
A grand, robust, highly theatrical British classical actor, Maurice Evans was the son of a justice of the peace who enjoyed amateur playwriting on the side. In fact, his father adapted several adaptations of Thomas Hardy's novels and Evans would often appear in them. Early interest also came in ...
19. Med Flory
Actor | The Nutty Professor
Med Flory was born on August 27, 1926 in Logansport, Indiana, USA as Meredith Irwin Flory. He was an actor, known for The Nutty Professor (1963), Rawhide (1959) and The Virginian (1962). He was married to Joan Barbara Fry. He died on March 12, 2014 in North Hollywood, California, USA.
Actor | Predator 2
Talk-show host and songwriter ("Because We're Young", "Hearts Are Wild"), composer, author, actor and singer, educated at New York University (BS) and a two-year Law School student. He was a program director and announcer at WPOP in Hartford, Connecticut, and later made several records under his ...
22. Oleg Tabakov
Oleg Tabakov was a renown Russian actor, director, and public figure, who played over 100 roles in film and on TV. He is best known for his roles as Count Nikita Rostov in War and Peace (1966) by Sergey Bondarchuk, and as Oblomov in the eponymous film by Nikita Mikhalkov.
He was born Oleg Pavlovich ...
24. Richard Coogan
Richard Coogan was born on April 4, 1914 in Short Hills, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949), Bronco (1958) and Three Hours to Kill (1954). He died on March 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
25. Robert Ludlum
Writer | The Bourne Supremacy
Robert Ludlum was born on May 25, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Bourne Identity (2002) and The Bourne Legacy (2012). He was married to Karen Dunn and Mary Patricia Ryducha. He died on March 12, 2001 in Naples, Florida, USA.
26. Roy Glenn
Actor | Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Roy Glenn was born on June 3, 1914 in Pittsburg, Kansas, USA as Roy Edwin Glenn. He was an actor, known for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) and Porgy and Bess (1959). He was married to Pauline (Lilla) Fractious. He died on March 12, 1971 in Los Angeles...
28. Samantha Lewes
Actress | Bosom Buddies
Samantha Lewes was born on November 29, 1952 in San Diego, California, USA as Susan Jane Dillingham. She was an actress, known for Bosom Buddies (1980) and Mr. Success (1984). She was married to Tom Hanks. She died on March 12, 2002 in Sacramento, California.
30. Terry Pratchett
Writer | Mort
Terry Pratchett was born on April 28, 1948 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England as Terence David John Pratchett. He was a writer and actor, known for Mort, Good Omens (2019) and The Wee Free Men. He was married to Lyn Marian Purves. He died on March 12, 2015 in Broadchalke, Salisbury, ...
31. Vera Chytilová
Director | Vlci bouda
Vera Chytilová was born on February 2, 1929, in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic). She studied philosophy and architecture in Brno for two years, then worked as a technical draftsman, a designer, a fashion model, a photo re-toucher, then worked as a clapper girl for Barrandov Film ...