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Actress | Superman
Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in ...
Baadur Tsuladze was born on March 5, 1935 in Batumi, Transcaucasian SFSR, USSR as Baadur Sokratovich Tsuladze. He was an actor and director, known for Krosvordis amokhsnis mokvarultatvsis (1981), Me, gamomdziebeli (1971) and Myach, perchatka i kapitan (1970). He died on May 13, 2018 in Tbilisi, ...
Actress | Suspense
Charlotte Keane was born on March 8, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Charlotte Grace Patiky. She was an actress, known for Suspense (1949), Famous Jury Trials (1949) and Hands of Mystery (1949). She was married to Ted Pearson. She died on May 13, 2017 in New York.
5. Chet Baker
Soundtrack | The Sixth Sense
Chet Baker started his career in the late forties. He became famous with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet in 1952. His solo in "My funny valentine" is a classic of the west coast jazz in the fifties. When Mulligan was arrested in 1953, Chet led the group until 1955, when he went to Europe. He also sang ...
6. Chuck Panama
Panama received three awards from the Publicists Guild, including one for community service. In retirement, he served in a variety of volunteer roles with the Entertainment Publicists Professional Society, the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica and the Getty Museum.
7. Dan Blocker
Actor | Bonanza
Dan Blocker is one of the true television immortals, having played Hoss Cartwright -- the heart and soul of Bonanza (1959) -- for 13 seasons, before his untimely death in 1972 at the age of 43. "Bonanza" was the most popular TV series of the 1960s, ranked #1 for three straight seasons (1964-65 ...
Actress | Cavalcade
One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller Gaslight (1940) (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of...
10. Frank Aletter
Actor | Tora! Tora! Tora!
For someone who goes only to movie theaters, Frank Aletter is a total stranger. It is true that the actor appeared in no more than a handful of theatrical films (Gerhart in Mister Roberts (1955), a commanding officer in Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Leigh Jensen in Private School (1983)...). But for a ...
11. Frank McGrath
Actor | The Reluctant Astronaut
Frank McGrath was born on February 2, 1903 in Mound City, Missouri, USA as Benjamin Franklin McGrath. He is known for his work on The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), Wagon Train (1957) and Tammy and the Millionaire (1967). He was married to Libby Quay Buschlen. He died on May 13, 1967 in Hollywood, ...
12. Gary Cooper
Actor | High Noon
Born to Alice Cooper and Charles Cooper (not in film business). Gary attended school at Dunstable school England, Helena Montana and Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa. His first stage experience was during high school and college. Afterwards, he worked as an extra for one year before getting a part in a...
13. Gill Dennis
Writer | Walk the Line
Gill Dennis was born on January 25, 1941 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA as James Gill Dennis. He was a writer, known for Walk the Line (2005), Without Evidence (1995) and On My Own (1991). He was married to Kristen Peckinpah and Elizabeth Hartman. He died on May 13, 2015 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
14. Glenn Branca
Music_department | The Mothman Prophecies
Glenn Branca was born on October 6, 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Glenn Gilbert Branca. He is known for his work on The Mothman Prophecies (2002), Antigone/Rites of Passion (1990) and The Belly of an Architect (1987). He was married to Reg Bloor. He died on May 13, 2018 in New York City,...
15. Jason Miller
Actor | The Exorcist
Character actor and playwright Jason Miller had a variety of jobs before he started a writing career and wrote his own play, "That Championship Season", for which he received the Pulitzer Prize Award. Miller gave up his professional writing career in the early seventies to start acting. In 1973, he...
16. Jill Adams
Actress | Death Over My Shoulder
Jill Adams was born on July 22, 1930 in London, England as Jillian M. M. Siggins. She was an actress, known for Death Over My Shoulder (1958), The Green Man (1956) and Carry On Constable (1960). She was married to Peter Haigh and James Adams. She died on May 13, 2008 in Clareance, Portugal.
19. John Cygan
John Cygan was born on April 27, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA as John Frederic Cygan. He was an actor and director, known for Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001), Toy Story 3 (2010) and Fantastic Four (2015). He was married to Cathy Merriman. He died on May 13, 2017 in Woodland Hills...
21. Joyce Brothers
Actress | Loaded Weapon 1
Joyce Brothers was born on October 20, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joyce Diane Bauer. She was an actress, known for Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), The King of Comedy (1982) and Spy Hard (1996). She was married to Milton Brothers. She died on May 13, 2013 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA.
22. Kenner G. Kemp
Kenner G. Kemp was born on January 3, 1908 in Concho, Arizona, USA as Kenner G. Kempe. He is known for his work on The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952) and House on Greenapple Road (1970). He died on May 13, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
24. Leatrice Joy
Actress | The Ace of Hearts
Making her film debut as an extra in 1917, Leatrice Joy soon graduated to playing opposite comics Billy West and Oliver Hardy. Director Cecil B. DeMille took her under his wing and starred her in several of his films. Often playing career girls dressed in mannish suits, or sophisticated society ...
Director | Searching for Sugar Man
Malik Bendjelloul, born in Sweden, performed in Swedish TV-series "Ebba och Didrik" as a child in the nineties and later in life studied Journalism and media-production at the Linnaeus University of Kalmar. He has produced several musical documentaries for Swedish Television (SVT) where he also ...
28. Paul Bartel
Actor | Eating Raoul
Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a ...
29. Paul Genge
Actor | Bullitt
Character actor Paul Morgan Genge was born on March 29, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. Genge began his acting career on the East Coast in Broadway stage productions of such plays as "Panic," "Hamlet," "Journey to Jerusalem," and "Romeo and Juliet." Paul first started acting in various films and ...
30. Robert Burks
Cinematographer | Vertigo
The favorite cinematographer of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock began working at Warner Bros. when he was 19 years old. He climbed his way up from camera operator to assistant camera man and eventually took over the Special Photographic Effects unit at Warners on Stage 5 in 1944. He became an ...
32. Selma Diamond
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Most familiar to TV audiences as the diminutive but feisty court bailiff on Night Court (1984), Selma Diamond's entrance into acting wasn't through the usual venue of vaudeville, stage work or modeling - she was a writer for TV shows, once having been nominated for an Emmy for Caesar's Hour (1954)....
33. Steve Parker
Producer | My Geisha
Steve Parker was born on February 6, 1922 as William F. Parker. He was a producer, known for My Geisha (1962), John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965) and The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956). He was married to Miki Hasegawa and Shirley MacLaine. He died on May 13, 2001 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.