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Tuesday November 19th, Vogue Theatre 6675 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
1. Micky Dolenz
Actor | The Monkees
Micky Dolenz was born in Los Angeles on March 8, 1945. His dad, George, had starred in a number of films, and played the title character in the mid-1950s television series The Count of Monte Cristo.
Micky first established himself as a performer at age ten when, under the stage name of 'Mickey ...
Soundtrack | The Monkees
Singer, composer, heartthrob, pioneer - all are accurate descriptions of Robert Michael Nesmith. Most easily identified by his trademark bluish wool hat with pompom, Nesmith fashioned a diversified career within music and also in film. Born in Saint Joseph's Hospital in downtown Houston, Nesmith ...
3. Davy Jones
Actor | The Monkees
Davy Jones left home to become a jockey. While he was an apprentice, he was encouraged to go into acting and got a role in a production of "Peter Pan". From there, he played on Coronation Street (1960) and The Pickwick Papers (1952) before landing the role of "The Artful Dodger" in "Oliver!". This ...
4. Peter Tork
Actor | The Monkees
Performed as a folk musician in Greenwich Village and Los Angeles before being selected for the Monkees TV show. Made 58 TV episodes 6 albums, a TV special, and a movie before leaving the Monkees in 1969 Released a solo single in 1982. Rejoined the Monkees for tours and an from 1986 to 1989. ...
7. Tommy Boyce
Soundtrack | The Monkees
It's estimated that Tommy Boyce's solo compositions and collaborative efforts have produced record sales over and above 85 million. Tommy and his partner Bobby Hart wrote the theme to Days of Our Lives (1965) and hits for guys like Andy Williams, Dean Martin, The Animals and Del Shannon in addition...
8. Ruth Buzzi
Actress | Laugh-In
Ruth Buzzi was Born July 24, 1936 in South County (Westerly), Rhode Island to Rena Pauline and Angelo Peter Buzzi, a nationally recognized stone sculptor. She Raised in Wequetequock, Connecticut, and attended Stonington High School. She Gained experience as a cheerleader performing before crowds at...
Soundtrack | Easy Rider
James Joseph McGuinn III was born in Chicago to Dorothy and James Jr. At 14, he took up guitar and soon attended the Old Town School Of Folk Music. He was discovered at 17 and began touring with The Limelighters shortly after his 18th birthday. He later toured and recorded with The Chad Mitchell ...
10. Gene Clark
Soundtrack | Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Gene Clark is best known for his short stint with The Byrds in 1965 as a singer/primary songwriter. Although his partners, Roger McGuinn and David Crosby, were both ranked above him, he was the band's songwriter. He wrote and sang some of the band's best songs including "Feel A Whole Lot Better", "...
20. Timothy Carey
Actor | The Killing
Timothy Carey had one of the most unusual careers of all Hollywood character actors, obtaining full cult status for his portrayals of the doomed, the psychotic and the plain crazy. Carey's career was an "Only in America" type of story, and he retains his status as a Great American Original a decade...
23. Garry Goodrow
Actor | Escape from Alcatraz
Garry Goodrow was born on November 4, 1933 in Malone, New York, USA as Garry George Goodrow. He was an actor and writer, known for Escape from Alcatraz (1979), Dirty Dancing (1987) and Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978). He died on July 22, 2014 in New York, New York.
24. Hamilton Camp
Actor | Almost Heroes
Hamilton Camp became well-known first as Bob Camp when he played in a folk duo with Bob Gibson. Their influential album, 'Gibson and Camp at the Gate of Horn', was recorded in Chicago in 1961. When they broke up, Camp continued to work as a solo act. He began using the name Hamilton Camp musically ...
25. Larry Hankin
Actor | El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Born in New York on August 31, 1940, Hankin took an industrial design degree from the University of Syracuse; multifaceted artist, in addition to being an actor, Hankin is also a screenwriter, producer, director and singer; he began his career as an illustrator in the entertainment world, and ...
26. Kathryn Ish
Actress | The American President
Kathryn Ish was born on February 18, 1936 in San Jose, California, USA as Kathryn Loetta Ish. She was an actress, known for The American President (1995), WKRP in Cincinnati (1978) and The Bob Newhart Show (1972). She was married to Richard Stahl. She died on December 31, 2007 in Santa Barbara, ...
27. Scott Beach
Actor | Stand by Me
Scott Beach was born on January 13, 1931 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Alvin Scott Beach. He was an actor and writer, known for Stand by Me (1986), The Right Stuff (1983) and Mrs. Doubtfire (1993). He was married to Neva Beach. He died on February 13, 1996 in San Francisco, California, USA.
29. Richard Stahl
Actor | Overboard
Richard Stahl was born on January 4, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Overboard (1987), The American President (1995) and Terminal Island (1973). He was married to Kathryn Ish. He died on June 18, 2006 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
33. Howard Hesseman
Actor | WKRP in Cincinnati
Howard Hesseman has been a leading counter-culture figure since the late 1960s. He was a member of the improv group, "the Committee", for ten years in the sixties and seventies. He has been a character actor for many years on different television shows since the 1960s, and took small parts in The ...
35. Peter Bonerz
Director | The Bob Newhart Show
Peter Bonerz was born on August 6, 1938 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA as Peter Baldwin Bonerz. He is a director and actor, known for The Bob Newhart Show (1972), Murphy Brown (1988) and Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989). He has been married to Rosalind Di Trapani since December 13, 1963...
36. Carl Gottlieb
Writer | Jaws 2
Member of The Committee, an early improvisational comedy theater group in San Francisco, founded in the mid-1960s, which shared cast members including Gary Goodrow, Larry Hankin, Morgan Upton, Peter Bonerz, Del Close and John Brent, with similar groups such as the Compass Players (St. Louis) and ...
37. Roger Bowen
Actor | MASH
Mr. Bowen was a comedic actor and novelist, best known for his portrayal of Colonel Henry Blake in the film version of MASH (1970). He often portrayed roles as a stuffy defender of the upper class and had regular roles on a number of television series. His acting career aside, Mr. Bowen always ...
39. Mimi Fariña
Soundtrack | The Invitation
Mimi Baez Farina was the younger sister of Joan Baez, a folk music legend, and a singer/activist in her own right. She was raised in Palo Alto, California, and moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts while in her teens. While staying with her parents in Paris in 1963, Mimi met musician and novelist ...
40. Beans Morocco
Actor | The American President
Beans Morocco is a survivor of the '60s in San Francisco, where, for many years, he was a member of the improv group "The Committee". Then, on to Los Angeles, where he appeared in many sitcoms and movies, including the cult classics Billy Jack (1971) and Eating Raoul (1982). Not being a large man, ...
Actor | M*A*S*H
David Ogden Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois, to Margaret Elizabeth (Ogden) and Kenneth Truman Stiers. He moved with his family to Eugene, Oregon, where he graduated from North Eugene High School in 1960. At the age of twenty, he was offered $200 to join the company of the Santa Clara ...
46. Mel Stewart
Actor | Tabitha
Mel Stewart was born on September 19, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Milton Stewart. He was an actor and director, known for Tabitha (1976), Bride of Re-Animator (1990) and Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983). He was married to Annie Dong. He died on February 24, 2002 in Pacifica, California, USA.
47. Barbara Bosson
Actress | Hill Street Blues
Barbara Bosson, who earned an Emmy Award nomination for her performance on Murder One (1995), was raised in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, a small coal-mining town about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh. When she was a teenager, she and her family moved to Florida, where she attended Boca Ciega High ...
48. Rob Reiner
Actor | All in the Family
Robert Reiner was born in New York City, to Estelle Reiner (née Lebost) and Emmy-winning actor, comedian, writer, and producer Carl Reiner.
As a child, he often looked up to his father as his inspiration and role-model. Carl Reiner was on The Dick Van Dyke Show, which he created and also starred in....
49. Del Close
Actor | The Blob
Del Close played "Polonious" once in "Hamlet", and won a Joseph Jefferson Award for it. But the role he really wanted to play was "Yorick". He had to die to do it, but now he may get his wish. Under the terms of his will, Close, who died March 4, 1999, has left his skull to the Goodman Theatre.
50. Les Crane
Soundtrack | Love Serenade
Les Crane was born on December 3, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Leslie Stein. He was an actor and producer, known for Love Serenade (1996), Burke's Law (1963) and I Love a Mystery (1973). He was married to Ginger Crane and Tina Louise. He died on July 13, 2008 in Greenbrae, California, ...
51. Severn Darden
Severn Darden was born on November 9, 1929 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Severn Teackle Darden Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973), Saturday the 14th (1981) and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972). He was married to Heather I Bleackley and ...
52. Peter Fonda
Actor | Easy Rider
Peter Henry Fonda was born in New York City, to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw. He is the brother of actress Jane Fonda and the father of actress Bridget Fonda. Fonda made his professional stage debut on Broadway in 1961 in Blood, Sweat and Stanley ...
Actress | Muscle Beach Party
Annette Joanne Funicello achieved teenage popularity starting in October 1955 after she debuted as a Mouseketeer. Born on October 22, 1942 in Utica, New York, the family had moved to California when she was still young. Walt Disney himself saw her performing the lead role in "Swan Lake" at her ...
54. Bobby Hart
Soundtrack | The Monkees
It's estimated that Bobby Hart's solo compositions and collaborative efforts have produced record sales over and above 85 million. With Tommy Boyce he wrote the theme to Days of Our Lives (1965) and hits for artists including Andy Williams, Dean Martin, The Animals and Del Shannon. In addition, ...
56. Dennis Hopper
Actor | Easy Rider
With an amazing cinematic career of more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was a multi-talented and unconventional actor/director, regarded by many as one of the true "enfants terribles" of Hollywood. Hopper was born on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, to Marjorie Mae (Davis) and James Millard ...
57. Will Hutchins
Actor | Shangani Patrol
Lanky and likable Will Hutchins was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1930 and went to Pomona College and UCLA while spending two years as an army cryptographer. Out of nowhere, he was discovered by a Warner Bros. TV talent scout and signed without any previous experience. Besides appearing as a ...
58. T.C. Jones
Actor | Head
T.C. Jones was born on October 26, 1920 in Pennsylvania, USA as Thomas Craig Jones. He was an actor, known for Head (1968), The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He was married to Connie S. Dickson. He died on September 25, 1971 in Duarte, California, USA.
59. John Phillip Law
Actor | Barbarella
John Phillip Law was born on September 7, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Barbarella (1968), Space Mutiny (1988) and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973). He was married to Shawn Ryan. He died on May 13, 2008 in Los Angeles.
60. Peter Lawford
Actor | The Longest Day
Born in London, England and son of a British World War I hero, Lawford had spent most of his childhood in Paris, France and began his acting career at a very young age. His parents were not married when their son was born. As a result of the scandal, The Lawfords fled to America.
As a young child, ...
61. Sonny Liston
Actor | Head
Charles "Sonny" Liston's life and death began and ended in the same manner: as a mystery. Liston, one of 25 children by his father, is reputed to have been born in May 1932, yet prison records show various birth dates, among them 1928. After a rough upbringing, with little formal education, Liston ...
62. Tina Louise
Actress | Gilligan's Island
Tina Louise was born Tina Blacker in New York City, the daughter of Sylvia (Horn) and Joseph Blacker, who owned a candy store. Tina was still in her teens when she burst upon the national scene by starring on Broadway in the critically acclaimed box-office success "Li'l Abner", based on the famous ...
63. Don Mitchell
Actor | Ironside
Born March 17, 1943 in Houston, Texas, USA, Don left home to go to college at UCLA-Fine Arts to become an actor. Producer Collier Young spotted him and cast him in the TV series,Ironside (1967) as Mark Sanger. He enjoys music and also likes to go deep sea fishing and horse back riding. Don did not ...
64. Sal Mineo
Actor | Rebel Without a Cause
Salvatore (Sal) Mineo Jr. was born to Josephine and Sal Sr. (a casket maker), who emigrated to the U.S. from Sicily. His siblings were Michael, Victor and Sarina. Sal was thrown out of parochial school and, by age eight, was a member of a street gang in a tough Bronx neighborhood. His mother ...
65. Jack Nicholson
Actor | Chinatown
Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the...
66. Millie Perkins
Actress | Wall Street
Millie Perkins was born on May 12, 1936 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Mildred Frances Perkins. She is an actress, known for Wall Street (1987), The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976). She was previously married to Robert Thom and Dean Stockwell.
67. Robert Redford
Actor | The Natural
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...
68. Donna Reed
Actress | It's a Wonderful Life
Donna Reed was born in the midwestern town of Denison, Iowa, on January 27, 1921, as Donna Belle Mullenger. A small town - a population of less than 3,000 people - Denison was located by the Boyer River, and was the county seat of Crawford County. Donna grew up as a farm girl, much like many young ...
69. Carl Reiner
Actor | Ocean's Eleven
Carl Reiner is a legend of American comedy, having achieved great success as a comic actor, a director, producer and recording artist. He has won nine Emmy Awards, three as an actor, four as a writer and two as a producer. He also won a Grammy Award for his "2,000 Year Old Man" album, based on his ...
70. Vito Scotti
Actor | The Godfather
With his dark features and having spent much of his early years in Naples, Italy, Vito Scotti was understandably typecast as Italian waiters, government functionaries, policemen, maitre d's and barbers. When Vito was seven, the Scottis moved back to the U.S. where his mother became a diva in the ...
71. Tiny Tim
Soundtrack | Insidious
Tiny Tim, the ukulele-playing singer of 1920s ditties who was a true icon of the 1960s, was born Herbert Khaury on April 12, 1932, in New York City. The son of a Lebanese father and Jewish mother, the young Khaury grew up in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. A high school dropout, his ...
72. Logan Ramsey
Actor | Walking Tall
Logan Ramsey was born on March 21, 1921 in Long Beach, California, USA as Logan Carlisle Ramsey Jr. He was an actor, known for Walking Tall (1973), Walking Tall Part II (1975) and Scrooged (1988). He was married to Anne Ramsey. He died on June 26, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.
73. Abraham Sofaer
Actor | The Naked Jungle
Born on October 1, 1896, in Rangoon, Burma, to Burmese-Jewish parents, distinguished veteran character actor Abraham Sofaer was a one-time schoolteacher in both Rangoon and London. He switched gears to acting after a short time and made his stage debut as a walk-on in William Shakespeare's "The ...
75. Charles Irving
Actor | Ben Casey
Charles Irving was born on July 30, 1912 in Minnesota, USA as Charles Irving Zipperman. He was an actor and director, known for Ben Casey (1961), Perry Mason (1957) and Arrest and Trial (1963). He was married to Minnie F. Brill and Hollis Irving. He died on February 15, 1981 in Minneapolis, ...
77. Percy Helton
Actor | The Set-Up
One of the most familiar faces and voices in Hollywood films of the 1950s. Percy Helton acted almost from infancy, appearing in his father's vaudeville act. The famed Broadway producer David Belasco cast Helton in a succession of child roles over several years, giving the boy an invaluable ...
78. Ray Nitschke
Actor | The Longest Yard
Ray Nitschke was born in Elmwood Park, Illinois. His Father passed away when he was 3, and his Mother passed away when he was 13. He grew up a Chicago Bears fan, but quickly learn to hate them after being drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the third round of 1958. He played for 15 seasons before ...
79. Carol Doda
Actress | Nash Bridges
Lovely, busty, and curvaceous blonde bombshell Carol Ann Doda was born on August 29, 1937 in Solano County, California. Carol grew up in San Francisco. Her parents divorced when she was only three years old. Doda dropped out of school and got a job as a cocktail waitress at age fourteen. She ...
80. Frank Zappa
Soundtrack | Baby Snakes
Of all the qualities that typified Frank Zappa, perhaps the most striking is that he was a paradox. A workaholic perfectionist rock star who eschewed the hippie culture of the 1960s, deploring its conformism, spurious ideals and drug use, Zappa was not only a brilliant rock guitarist but an ...
81. June Fairchild
Actress | Up in Smoke
June Fairchild was born on September 3, 1946 in Manhattan Beach, California, USA as June Edna Wilson. She was an actress, known for Up in Smoke (1978), The Student Body (1976) and Head (1968). She was married to Tommy Lee Mull. She died on February 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
82. Teri Garr
Actress | Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Teri Garr can claim a career in show business by birthright. She was born in Lakewood, Ohio, the daughter of Eddie Garr (born Edward Leo Gonnoud), a Broadway stage and film actor, and Phyllis Garr (née Emma Schmotzer), a dancer. Her maternal grandparents were Austrian, and her father was of Irish ...
83. Victor Mature
Actor | Samson and Delilah
American leading man Victor John Mature was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Clara P. (Ackley) and Marcellus George Mature, a cutler and knife sharpener. His father, born Marcello Gelindo Maturi in Pinzolo, Trentino, was Italian, and his mother was of Swiss-German and German descent. Mature worked ...
84. Toni Basil
Actress | Five Easy Pieces
Toni Basil began her career as a dancer and assistant choreographer, working on such shows as Hullabaloo (1965) choreographed by David Winters. Later, she choreographed the hit film American Graffiti (1973) and also began appearing in films, including the now-classic Easy Rider (1969). After several...
93. Bob Rafelson
Producer | Five Easy Pieces
Bob Rafelson is an American film director, writer and producer. He is regarded as one of the founders of the New Hollywood movement in the 1970s. Among his best-known films are Five Easy Pieces (1970), The King of Marvin Gardens (1972), and The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981).
He was also one of ...
94. Bert Schneider
Producer | Easy Rider
Bert Schneider was born on May 5, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Berton Jerome Schneider. He was a producer, known for Easy Rider (1969), Days of Heaven (1978) and The Last Picture Show (1971). He was married to Ariane Cecile Chambon, Judith Evelyn Feinberg and Greta Ronningen. He died on ...
95. Ken Thorne
Music_department | Superman II
Ken Thorne was born on January 26, 1924 in East Dereham, Norfolk, England. He is known for his work on Superman II (1980), Superman III (1983) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966). He was married to Linda Hayes. He died on July 9, 2014 in West Hills, Los Angeles, California, ...
99. Carole King
Soundtrack | You've Got Mail
Carole King is an American composer and singer-songwriter. She is the most successful female songwriter of the latter half of the 20th century in the USA, having written or co-written 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1955 and 1999. King also wrote 61 hits that charted in the UK, making...