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1. Roy Dotrice
Actor | Amadeus
The ever-impressive, chameleon-like British character actor Roy Dotrice was born on the Island of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of France, which is part of the United Kingdom. He was the first-born child of Louis and Neva Dotrice who prospered as bakers. The Germans occupied ...
Actress | Three's Company
Audra Lindley was born in Los Angeles, California, to a show-business family--her father, Bert Lindley, was a stage and film actor. She got her early start in Hollywood by being a stand-in, which eventually progressed to stunt work. After a while, however, she found stunt work not to her liking and...
Actress | Airplane!
Born Barbara Lillian Combes, she attended Los Angeles Junior College in the mid-1930s and then moved to New York City, where she worked as a model. In 1945, she received a contract from MGM, and she appeared in several films during the late 1940s and 1950s, sometimes without screen credit. In the ...
6. Cecilia Hart
Actress | Law & Order
Cecilia Hart was born on June 6, 1948 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA. She was an actress, known for Law & Order (1990), The Runaways (1978) and Quincy M.E. (1976). She was married to James Earl Jones and Bruce Weitz. She died on October 16, 2016 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.
7. Chao Li Chi
Actor | Big Trouble in Little China
Chao Li Chi was born on April 5, 1927 in Shanxi Province, China. He was an actor and writer, known for Big Trouble in Little China (1986), The Prestige (2006) and Blood Work (2002). He was married to Gan. He died on October 16, 2010 in Granada Hills, California, USA.
8. Cornel Wilde
Director | No Blade of Grass
Dashing actor Cornel Wilde was born Kornel Lajos Weisz on October 13, 1912, in Prievidza, Hungary (now part of Slovakia), to a Jewish family. In 1920, he immigrated to New York City with his parents, Rayna (Vid) and Vojtech Béla Weisz, and elder sister, Edith. His family Americanized their names ...
9. Dan Dailey
Actor | You're My Everything
Born in New York City, Dan Dailey started his career in vaudeville, later making his Broadway debut in the stage version of "Babes in Arms".
When signed to MGM, the studio initially casted him as a Nazi in The Mortal Storm (1940). The studio realized their mistake and cast him in musical films, ...
11. Deborah Kerr
Actress | The King and I
Deborah Kerr was born on 30 September 1921 in Helensburgh, Scotland, the daughter of Captain Arthur Kerr-Trimmer. She was educated at Northumberland House, Clifton, Bristol. She first performed at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, London. She subsequently performed with the Oxford Repertory ...
12. Don Barclay
Actor | Mary Poppins
Besides being a zany comedian, Don Barclay ( born Donn Van Tassel Barclay) was an innovative caricaturist whose humorous depictions of celebrities can be found in countless art galleries, museums, bars and restaurants across the United States. His most famous drawing (entitled 'SkiNose', displayed ...
13. Ed Lauter
Actor | Cujo
Edward Matthew Lauter II was born on October 30, 1938 in Long Beach, New York. In a film career that extended for over four decades, Lauter starred in a plethora of film and television productions since making his big screen debut in the western Dirty Little Billy (1972). He portrayed an eclectic ...
Actor | Our Gang Follies of 1938
Eugene 'Porky' Lee was born on October 25, 1933 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Gordon Eugene Lee. He was an actor, known for Our Gang Follies of 1938 (1937), Fishy Tales (1937) and The Awful Tooth (1938). He died on October 16, 2005 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
16. Gene Krupa
Soundtrack | Avengers: Age of Ultron
Gene married Ethel McGuire in 1934. She was the switchboard operator at the Dixie Hotel where Gene was living while he was working in the pit band of "Girl Crazy." They were divorced in 1942 and remarried in 1946. Ethel died in 1955. Gene then married Patty Bowler in 1959 and they adopted two ...
19. Héctor Gance
Actor | ¡Robot!
Héctor Gance was born on March 1, 1927 in Mar del Plata, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina as Oscar Héctor Ganza. He was an actor, known for ¡Robot! (1970), Los acusados (1960) and El bote, el río y la gente (1960). He died on October 16, 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
22. Jason Bernard
Actor | Liar Liar
Jason Bernard was born on May 17, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Ronald Carl Johnson. He was an actor, known for Liar Liar (1997), While You Were Sleeping (1995) and No Way Out (1987). He was married to Debra Jean Wilson and Carol J Pacanda. He died on October 16, 1996 in Burbank, California, ...
23. Jean Shepherd
Actor | A Christmas Story
Raised in Hammond, Indiana, Jean Shepherd went on to work in the steel mills and was a veteran of the Army Signal Corps before entering the arts. In the 1950s, he began a long career as a radio personality telling stories of his youth, commenting on current topics and performing silly songs. While ...
24. John Dunsworth
Actor | Trailer Park Boys
John Dunsworth was born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, not far from the sea where he now spends most of his time on his yacht when he's not working. John is one of Halifax's most venerable and revered actors. He has appeared in countless CBC radio dramas and has held leading roles in over 25 ...
25. John Larch
Actor | Dirty Harry
Instantly recognizable American character actor with bulbous nose and heavily lined face, who could convey integrity or menace to equal effect. He first came to prominence on radio as (Captain) Starr of Space (1953), using ray guns to combat Martians and alien queens. Beginning in 1953, Larch ...
27. Leo G. Carroll
Actor | North by Northwest
One of the most indispensable of character actors, Leo G. Carroll was already involved in the business of acting as a schoolboy in Gilbert & Sullivan productions. Aged 16, he portrayed an old man in 'Liberty Hall'. In spite of the fact, that he came from a military family, and , perhaps, because of...
28. Moshe Dayan
Self | Ben Gurion Zoher
Born of Ukranian Jewish immigrant parents in Palestine in 1915, Moshe Dayan joined the Haganah (Defense) the underground Jewish army in Palestine in 1929 with aimed to protect Jewish people from harassment and violence from the Muslim Palestinian population with resented Jewish presense in ...
30. Peggy Ann Garner
Actress | A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Actress Peggy Ann Garner was was born Feb. 3, 1932, in Canton, Ohio. Her father was an English-born attorney, William H. Garner, who served as a U.S. Army officer during World War II. Virginia, her determined mother, got Peggy into summer stock and modeling before she was six. Estranged from her ...
31. Peter Bromilow
Actor | Wild at Heart
Peter Bromilow was born on April 21, 1933 in Cheshire, England as Peter Brian Bromilow. He was an actor, known for Wild at Heart (1990), The Rocketeer (1991) and Highlander II: The Quickening (1991). He died on October 16, 1994 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
32. Rick Jason
Actor | Rx for Murder
The only child of a stockbroker and well-to-do mother, Richard Jason described himself as "second-generation nouveau riche" and a born romantic. Friends say he was affable, charming, driven and a real Renaissance man. A good student, popular with classmates and teachers, Jason's hellish behavior ...
34. Sam Hardy
Actor | King Kong
Sam Hardy was born on March 21, 1883 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for King Kong (1933), The Miracle Woman (1931) and Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934). He was married to Betty Scott. He died on October 16, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA.
36. Shirley Booth
Actress | Come Back, Little Sheba
Character actress Shirley Booth could play everything in all facets of show business, whether it was Miss Duffy the Tavern Owner's Man Crazy Daughter on "Duffy's Tavern", the sassy maid on TV's Hazel (1961) or the pathetic woman in Come Back, Little Sheba (1952). For those who only know her through...
38. Stanley Clements
Actor | Spook Chasers
Stanley Clements realized he wanted a show-business career while he was in grammar school, and when he graduated he toured in vaudeville for two years. He then joined the touring company of Edward Bowes' (aka Major Bowes) Amateur Hour. In 1941 he was signed to a contract by 20th Century-Fox and ...
39. Sumi Haru
Actress | Krakatoa: East of Java
Sumi Haru was born on August 25, 1939 in Orange, New Jersey, USA as Mildred Sevilla. She was an actress, known for Krakatoa: East of Java (1968), Hill Street Blues (1981) and Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969). She died on October 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
40. Susana Campos
Actress | Rosaura a las 10
After more than ten years playing bits and co-starring roles in movies, she attained stardom in Mario Soffici's Rosaura a las 10 (1958). Next she went to Spain, where she played leading roles in many films. Back in Argentina in the mid-sixties, since then she gave able performances in movies, ...
41. Vladek Sheybal
Actor | From Russia with Love
Looking back at his filmography, it isn't difficult to imagine Vladek Sheybal in a scene, lobbing Molotov cocktails at advancing German troops, against a backdrop of war-torn Warsaw. However, this part of his life played out for real. A member of the Polish underground, he was twice captured and ...