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1. Dan Vadis
Actor | High Plains Drifter
Dan Vadis was born on January 3, 1938 in Shanghai, China as Constantine Daniel Vafiadis. He is known for his work on High Plains Drifter (1973), The Ten Gladiators (1963) and Rebel Gladiators (1962). He was married to Sharon Jessup. He died on June 11, 1987 in Lancaster, California, USA.
Actress | Fiesta en el corazón
Amalia Mendoza was born on July 10, 1923 in Huetamo de Núñez, Michoacan, Mexico as Amalia Mendoza García. She was an actress, known for Fiesta en el corazón (1958), Los laureles (1961) and Where Are You Heart? (1961). She died on June 11, 2001 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
Actor | Stalker
The famous Russian actor was discovered by Andrei Tarkovsky. He was looking for an actor to play the part of Andrei Rublev for his second full-length film and accidentally found the completely unknown Solonitsyn in Chelyabinsk. He worked there as an amateur actor. After Andrei Rublev, he played ...
Actress | Gone with the Wind
Ann Rutherford was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The daughter of a former Metropolitan Opera singer, John Rutherford, and her actress mother, Lillian Mansfield, was destined for show business. Not long after her birth, her family moved to California, where she made her stage debut in...
Actor | Krull
A RADA scholar who was spotted by Laurence Olivier, Bernard Bresslaw got professional security from the "Carry On" films but was typecast (as TV's The Army Game (1957) had done earlier). He was beginning to extend himself through stage work when, in 1993, just before a performance in "The Taming Of...
Soundtrack | The Briefcase
Bonaldo Giaiotti was born on December 25, 1932 in Ziracco, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. He was an actor, known for The Briefcase (2011), The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977) and Aida (1966). He was married to Alice Weinberger. He died on June 11, 2018 in Milan, Italy.
Writer | Colour Blind
Catherine Cookson was born on June 27, 1906 in Tyne Dock, South Shields, England as Katherine McMullen. She was a writer, known for Colour Blind (1998), Jacqueline (1956) and Rooney (1958). She was married to Tom Cookson. She died on June 11, 1998 in London, England.
Soundtrack | The Matchbreaker
Christina Grimmie was an American actress, singer, song writer, and YouTube sensation. Grimmie is known as 'zeldaxlove64' on YouTube. Grimmie gained recognition after posting covers of popular songs on YouTube. She also placed 2nd Runner up on The Voice. On June 10, 2016, Grimmie was shot three ...
11. DeForest Kelley
Actor | Star Trek
Jackson DeForest Kelley was born on January 20, 1920 in Toccoa, Georgia, to Clora (Casey) and Ernest David Kelley. He graduated from high school at age 16 and went on to sing at the Baptist church where his father was a minister. At age 17, he made his first trip outside the state to visit an uncle...
Actress | Sleeping with the Enemy
Elizabeth Lawrence was born on September 6, 1922 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), The Crucible (1996) and Unbreakable (2000). She was married to Arthur Marion Payne III. She died on June 11, 2000 in the USA.
14. Frank Silvera
Actor | Killer's Kiss
He was a highly successful black actor/director in the 1950s and 1960s who - because of his light-skinned appearance - transcended race and ethnicity in his performances. In motion pictures, Frank Silvera was cast as black, Latino, Polynesian and "white"/racially indeterminate (due to black + white...
15. Herbert Anderson
Actor | Dennis the Menace
Herbert Anderson was born on March 30, 1917 in Oakland, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Dennis the Menace (1959), Battleground (1949) and The Male Animal (1942). He was married to Mary Virginia Palmer. He died on June 11, 1994 in Palm Springs, California.
16. John Wayne
Actor | True Grit
John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown) and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. He was of English, Ulster-Scots, and Irish ancestry.
Clyde developed a lung condition that required him to move his family from Iowa to the warmer climate of southern California, ...
18. Lew Gallo
Producer | I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Lew graduated from Ithaca College in 1951 and was a member of Delta Kappa fraternity. He attended graduate school at Columbia University from 1954-1955. He received Ithaca College's Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously in 2001. He founded the golf tournament for the Entertainment Industry ...
19. Lon McCallister
Actor | The Red House
He started his career as a teenage bit actor in such wholesome, folksy tales as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) and Judge Hardy's Children (1938). As an adult, he found the strength of his career riding on that same homespun sentiment. Lon McCallister was born Herbert Alonzo McCallister, Jr. in...
20. Mala Powers
Actress | Cyrano de Bergerac
The daughter of a United Press executive, Mala Powers attended the Max Reinhardt Junior Workshop as a kid and fell in love with acting the first time she set foot on a stage. She made her film debut in Universal's 1942 Tough As They Come (1942) before actress Helene Thimig (Max Reinhardt's wife) ...
21. Maruja Montes
Actress | Estrellas de Buenos Aires
Maruja Montes was born on March 24, 1930 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She was an actress, known for Estrellas de Buenos Aires (1956), La potranca (1960) and The Corsican Brothers (1955). She was married to Césari, Mario. She died on June 11, 1993 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
24. Ornette Coleman
Soundtrack | Naked Lunch
Saxophonist and composer, educated at the School of Jazz in Lenox, Massachusetts. He worked in a Fort Worth carnival, and toured with groups. A leader in progressive jazz, he appeared in many concerts and made many recordings. He retired for two years to study, and then resumed his professional ...
26. Patricia Donahue
Actress | The Wide World of Mystery
Patricia Donahue was born on March 6, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Patricia Mahar. She is known for her work on The Wide World of Mystery (1973), Thriller (1973) and Department S (1969). She was married to Euan Lloyd and Sam Donahue. She died on June 11, 2012 in the USA.
27. Ralph Morgan
Actor | Strange Interlude
Ralph Morgan was born on July 6, 1883 in New York City, New York, USA as Raphael Kuhner Wuppermann. He was an actor, known for Strange Interlude (1932), Magnificent Obsession (1935) and The Power and the Glory (1933). He was married to Grace Arnold. He died on June 11, 1956 in New York City.
28. Ray Sharkey
Actor | Wiseguy
Ray Sharkey was born on November 14, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Ray Sharkey Jr. He was an actor, known for Wiseguy (1987), The Idolmaker (1980) and Who'll Stop the Rain (1978). He was married to Carole Graham and Rebecca Wood. He died on June 11, 1993 in New York City, New York.
29. Robert Clarke
Actor | The Hideous Sun Demon
A movie-crazy kid in his native Oklahoma City, Robert Clarke decided at an early age that he wanted to be an actor, but nevertheless suffered from stage fright in his first school productions. He acted in University of Oklahoma radio plays and on stage at the University of Wisconsin before hitching...
30. Robert E. Howard
Writer | Solomon Kane
Robert E. Howard created Conan the Barbarian in a series of short stories and novels in the 1930's. Born in Peaster, Texas, he was raised in Cross Plains. His fiction was carried in pulp magazines of the time such as Weird Tales, and H.P. Lovecraft was a friend and admirer of his. He committed ...
31. Roman Klosowski
Actor | Cien
Roman Klosowski was born on February 14, 1929 in Biala Podlaska, Lubelskie, Poland. He was an actor and writer, known for Cien (1956), Before Twilight (2008) and Trzy opowiesci (1953). He was married to Krystyna Klosowska. He died on June 11, 2018 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland.
32. Ron Moody
Actor | Oliver!
Equipped with a crooked, leering smirk and devilish gleam in his eye, the homely, yet beautifully expressive mug of actor Ron Moody will be most assuredly remembered for one signature role, despite the fact that the talented comedian had much, much more to offer. Carol Channing may have had her ...
33. Ron Randell
Actor | King of Kings
Sydney-born Ron Randell began his six-decade-long career in his teens on radio in his native Australia for the Australian Broadcasting Commission. He promptly moved to the stage, where he acted with the Minerva Theatre Group from 1937 to 1946, while intermittently appearing in Australian films. ...
35. Ruby Dee
Actress | American Gangster
Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and civil rights activist. She is best known for originating the role of "Ruth Younger" in the stage and film versions of A Raisin in the Sun (1961).
She also starred in The Jackie Robinson Story (1950), Cat People (1982), ...
36. Rumen Petkov
Director | Jenitba
Rumen Petkov is a cartoon and animation artist and director. He graduated from Sofia Art School in 1967 and in Bulgarian Studies from the University of Sofia in 1977. Animator, artist and director at Sofia Animation Film Studio. Since 1989 he lives in the US. He has received Grand Prix at the ...
39. Wallace Ford
Actor | Freaks
A stocky, friendly-faced character actor, Ford was born Samuel Jones in England and his childhood rivaled the brutality that Charles Dickens ever dreamed up. He lived for a while in an orphanage after being separated from his parents. While still young, he was sent to a Toronto branch of the ...
40. Walter Hampden
Actor | Sabrina
Walter Hampden was one of the great American stage actors and the only performer, aside from Maurice Evans, to play Hamlet three times on Broadway in the post-World War I-era. Born Walter Hampden Dougherty on June 30, 1879, in Brooklyn, New York, he learned his craft in London, where he made his ...
41. William Marshall
Actor | Maverick
Dynamic African American leading man and characters actor William Marshall trained in Grand Opera, Broadway and Shakespeare. In films from the 50s and 60s including: Lydia Bailey (1952), Something of Value (1957), To Trap a Spy (1964) and finally known for being in The Boston Strangler (1968) with ...
42. Yvette Horner
Actress | Maurice Bejart's Nutcracker
Yvette Horner was born on September 22, 1922 in Tarbes, Hautes-Pyrénées, France. She was an actress, known for Maurice Bejart's Nutcracker (2000), Discorama (1957) and Tour De France 1953 (1953). She was married to René Droesch. She died on June 11, 2018 in Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, France.