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Actress | Las abandonadas
Dolores del Rio was the first Mexican movie star with international appeal and had a meteoric career in 1920s Hollywood (an extraordinary accomplishment for an Hispanic female on those years). She came from an aristocratic family in Durango. In the Mexican revolution of 1916, however, the family ...
Actor | Martín Fierro
Alfredo Alcón was born on March 3, 1930 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Alfredo Félix Alcón Riesco. He was an actor, known for Martín Fierro (1968), Un guapo del '900 (1960) and El amor nunca muere (1955). He died on April 11, 2014 in Buenos Aires.
Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Angela Scoular was born on November 8, 1945 in London, England as Angela Margaret Scoular. She was an actress, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Casino Royale (1967) and Great Catherine (1968). She was married to Leslie Phillips. She died on April 11, 2011 in Maida Vale, London.
Actress | The Best Years of Our Lives
She was in Alabama until age 12, Ann Steely attended high school and college in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, then worked as a stenographer to finance a trip to Hollywood, where fortune favored her with a contract at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer under Samuel Goldwyn. Recognizing her talent and appeal through a ...
Actress | Babes in Toyland
Charlotte acted on stage from the age of five. At thirteen, she made her Broadway debut in 'Courage' (1928), two year later reprising her role for the screen version. Paramount wanted to cast an unknown actress in the title role of Alice in Wonderland (1933) and picked Charlotte from 7000 ...
Writer | Diario de una enfermera
Corín Tellado was born on April 25, 1927 in Viavélez, Asturias, Spain as María del Socorro López Tellado. She was a writer, known for Diario de una enfermera (1966), Tengo que abandonarte (1969) and El enigma de Diana (1967). She was married to Domingo Egusquizaga. She died on April 11, 2009 in ...
12. Ernst Ziegler
Actor | Something for Everyone
Ernst Ziegler was born on April 16, 1894 in Weilerbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Ernest Aldoff. He was an actor, known for Something for Everyone (1970), Die nackte Gräfin (1971) and Josefine Mutzenbacher (1970). He died on April 11, 1974 in Berlin, Germany.
13. Ian MacDonald
Actor | High Noon
Ian MacDonald was born on June 28, 1914 in Great Falls, Montana, USA as Ulva Williams Pippy. He was an actor and producer, known for Klokslag 12 (1952), The Texas Rangers (1951) and The Silver Star (1955). He was married to Shirley Ray Kannegaard and Julia Edith King. He died on April 11, 1978 in ...
15. James Brown
Actor | Objective, Burma!
James Brown was born March 22, 1920 in the small town of Desdemona, Eastland County, Texas. He graduated from The Desdemona School (grades 1-12), which was built in 1922 (it closed in 1969). Very athletic, Brown became a tennis pro before there was any money in it. He entered films in 1941. Clearly...
16. Jeff Donnell
Actress | In a Lonely Place
A reliable featured player and occasional co-star, actress Jeff Donnell was born Jean Marie Donnell in a boy's reformatory in South Windham, Maine in 1921. The younger of two daughters, her father (Howard) was a penologist and mother (Mildred) a schoolteacher. Raised in Maryland, she took piano and...
18. John Bennett
Actor | Watership Down
The lean, rather emaciated-looking John Bennett studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After years in repertory theatre, he made his feature debut in 1960, and, thereafter, appeared regularly on British screens. He was prone to perform in diverse ethnic guises, often ...
19. Jonathan Winters
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Jonathan Harshman Winters III was born on November 11, 1925 in Dayton, Ohio. His father, Jonathan Harshman Winters II, was a banker who became an alcoholic after being crushed in the Great Depression. His parents divorced in 1932. Jonathan and his mother then moved to Springfield to live with his ...
20. Julio Alemán
Actor | El tunco Maclovio
Julio Alemán was born on November 29, 1933 in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. He was an actor and producer, known for El tunco Maclovio (1970), Rocambole contra las mujeres arpías (1967) and La muralla verde (1969). He was married to Esperanza de la Paz Gotes Martínez. He died on April 11, 2012 ...
21. June Pointer
Soundtrack | The Nutty Professor
June Antoinette Pointer was born on November 30, 1953 in Oakland, California to Reverend Elton Pointer and his wife Sarah. She was the youngest member of the hugely popular and successful soul/R&B group The Pointer Sisters. June attended Edison Elementary School, Elmhurst Junior High, and ...
22. Kent Taylor
Actor | I'm Still Alive
Born Louis William Weiss on May 11, 1907, Kent Taylor was a modestly popular "B" actor of the 1930's and 1940's. The tall, dark and handsome leading man who sported rugged looks, a slick, pencil-thin mustache and solid physique, was star material with the potential and durability of Clark Gable and ...
Writer | Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Slaughterhouse-Five (1972), General Electric Theater (1953) and Back to School (1986). He was married to Jill Krementz and Jane Marie Cox. He died on April 11, 2007 in New York City, ...
24. Liam Dunn
Actor | Blazing Saddles
Liam Dunn was born in New Jersey in 1916, went to regular high school and entered a small acting school where he constantly acted in plays. Dunn was considered for his first movie role in 1968, but turned it down to work on T.V. Dunn's first big break came in 1972 for his character Judge Maxwell in...
26. Marilyn Chambers
Actress | Rabid
Marilyn Chambers was born on April 22, 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Marilyn Ann Briggs. She was an actress and writer, known for Rabid (1977) and Angel of H.E.A.T. (1983). She was married to William Taylor, Jr., Chuck Traynor and Doug Chapin. She died on April 11, 2009 in Santa Clarita,...
27. Michael Ballhaus
Cinematographer | Goodfellas
Michael Ballhaus was a German cinematographer. He worked on many American films, including Baby It's You (1983), Old Enough (1984), After Hours (1985), The Color of Money (1986), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Goodfellas (1990), Dracula (1992), The Age of Innocence (1993), Gangs of New York ...
29. Richard Reade
Actor | Night Fifty
Richard Reade was born in 1926 in Greenwich Village, New York, USA as Richard Upton. He was an actor and producer, known for Night Fifty (2008), The Girl Who Would Be Russian (2001) and Even in My Dreams (2008). He died on April 11, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
30. Rodney Harvey
Actor | My Own Private Idaho
Rodney Harvey was born on July 31, 1967 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Rodney Michael Harvey. He was an actor, known for My Own Private Idaho (1991), The Outsiders (1990) and Twin Peaks (1990). He died on April 11, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
32. Rolando Chávez
Rolando Chávez was born on April 18, 1919 in Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina as Dagoberto Cochia. He was an actor, known for El morocho del Abasto: La vida de Carlos Gardel (1950), Muchacho (1970) and Al sur del paralelo 42 (1955). He was married to Marta Schmidt de Cochia. He died on April 11, 1995 ...
Actor | The Cowboys
He was a master class in cerebral eloquence and audience command...and although his dominant playing card in the realm of acting was quite serious and stately, nobody cut a more delightfully dry edge in sitcoms than this gentleman, whose calm yet blistering put-downs often eluded his lesser victims.
34. Sang-ok Shin
Producer | Sarangbang sonnimgwa eomeoni
Shin alleged that he and his wife were kidnapped from their native South Korea in the late 1970s and held for several years in North Korea to make movies for Kim Jong Il, son of the N. Korean leader. Shin Sang-ok sought asylum in the United States in 1986 shortly before the film "Pulgasary" was ...
36. Ted de Corsia
Actor | The Killing
A big, brawny villain of many 1940s and 1950s films, Ted de Corsia was an actor in touring companies and on radio before making a memorable film debut as the killer in The Lady from Shanghai (1947). Although he occasionally played such sympathetic roles as a judge or prison warden, de Corsia's ...
Actor | The Last Days of Pompeii
Willoughby Goddard was born on July 4, 1926 in Bicester, Oxfordshire, England as Willoughby Wittenham Rees Goddard. He was an actor, known for The Last Days of Pompeii (1984), Love and Mr Lewisham (1959) and William Tell (1958). He was married to Phillips, Ann. He died on April 11, 2008 in London, ...
40. Yolanda Mérida
Actress | Mi hermana la Nena
Yolanda Mérida was born on August 20, 1929 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Mi hermana la Nena (1976), Había una vez una estrella (1989) and El juego de la guitarra (1973). She died on April 11, 2012 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.