Alexander Courage Alexander "Sandy" Mair Courage, Jr. (December 10, 1919 – May 15, 2008) was an American orchestrator, arranger, and composer of music, primarily for television and film.
Alexander Mackendrick Alexander Mackendrick (September 8, 1912 – December 22, 1993) was an American born Scottish director and teacher.
Allan Melvin Allan John Melvin was an American character actor who appeared in several television shows, including the roles of Corporal Henshaw on The Phil Silvers Show; Alice's boyfriend, Sam the Butcher, on The Brady Bunch; and Archie Bunker's friend, Barney Hefner, on All in the Family and Archie Bunker's...
Andrew Marton Andrew Marton (born Endre Marton, 26 January 1904 Budapest, Hungary – 7 January 1992 Santa Monica, California) was a Hungarian-American film director, producer and editor.
Anne Seymour (actress) Anne Seymour (née Anne Seymour Eckert; born September 11, 1909, New York City – December 8, 1988, Los Angeles, California) was an American film and television character actress.
Ariel Durant Ariel Durant (10 May 1898 – 25 October 1981) was a Russian-born American researcher and writer, the co-author of The Story of Civilization with her husband Will Durant.
Armand Hammer Armand Hammer (May 21, 1898 – December 10, 1990) was an American business manager and owner, most closely associated with Occidental Petroleum, a company he ran for decades, though he was known as well for his art collection, his philanthropy, and for his close ties to the Soviet...
Barbara Orbison Barbara Orbison was a German-born United States-based entrepreneur, music producer/publisher, and the widow of American musician Roy Orbison.
Beatrice Kay Beatrice Kay (April 21, 1907, New York City – November 8, 1986) was an American singer, vaudevillian, music hall performer, stage and film actress.
Ben Howard (aviator) Benjamin Odell Howard (February 4, 1904 – December 4, 1970), was an aviator and aeronautical engineer from the United States, whose aircraft won the Bendix Trophy and the Thompson Trophy i...
Ben Roberts (writer) Benjamin Eisenberg Roberts (March 23, 1916 – May 12, 1984) was a film and television writer, producer and one of the creators of the Charlie's Angels and Time Express television series'.
Benedict Bogeaus Benedict Bogeaus (May 4, 1904, in Chicago – August 23, 1968, in Hollywood), was an independent film producer and former owner of General Service Studios.
Bettie Page Bettie Mae Page (April 22, 1923 – December 11, 2008) was an American model who became famous in the 1950s for her pin-up photos.
Billy Bletcher William "Billy" Bletcher (September 24, 1894 – January 5, 1979) was an American actor, comedian, and voice artist.
Billy Wilder Billy Wilder (June 22, 1906March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films.
Bob Crane Robert Edward "Bob" Crane (July 13, 1928 – June 29, 1978) was an American actor and disc jockey.
Brian Keith Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his six decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the 19...
Bruce Lester Bruce Lester (6 June 1912 – 13 June 2008) was a South African-born English film actor with over 60 screen appearances to his credit between 1934 and his retirement from acting in 1958.
Buddy Rich Bernard "Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Burt Lancaster Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile (which he called ...
Carl Wilson Carl Dean Wilson (December 21, 1946 – February 6, 1998) was an American rock and roll singer, guitarist and composer, best known as a founding member, lead guitarist and occasional lead voc...
Carol Grace Carol Grace (September 11, 1924 – July 20, 2003) was an American actress and author.
Carrie Hamilton Carrie Louise Hamilton (December 5, 1963 in New York City – January 20, 2002, in Los Angeles) was an American actress, singer, and playwright.
Carroll O'Connor Carroll O'Connor (born John Carroll O'Connor; August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades.
Cecil Kellaway Cecil Lauriston Kellaway (22 August 1890 – 28 February 1973) was a South African-born character actor.
Charles Aidman Charles Aidman (January 21, 1925 – November 7, 1993) was an American stage, film, and television actor.
Chrissie White Chrissie White (23 May 1895 – 18 August 1989) was a British film actress of the silent era.
Christopher George Christopher John George (February 25, 1931 – November 28, 1983) was an American television and film actor who was perhaps best known for his starring role in the 1966–1968 TV series The R...
Clarence Bull Clarence Bull (1896-1979), usually credited as "Clarence Sinclair Bull", was one of the great portrait photographers who worked for the movie studios during the "Golden Age of Hollywood".
Claud Allister Claud Allister (3 October 1888 – 26 July 1970) was an English actor with an extensive film career in Hollywood, where he appeared in more than 70 films between 1929-1955.
Coleman Francis Coleman C. Francis (January 24, 1919 – January 15, 1973) was an American actor, writer, producer, and director perhaps best known for his film trilogy consisting of The Beast of Yucca Flats ...
Constance Moore Constance Moore (January 18, 1920, Sioux City, Iowa — September 16, 2005 in Los Angeles, California) was a singer and actress.
Cornel Wilde Cornel Wilde (October 13, 1912 – October 16, 1989) was a Hungarian-American actor and film director.
Danny Dark Danny Dark (December 19, 1938 – June 13, 2004) was widely acknowledged in the commercial industry as the voice-over king.
Danny Sugerman Daniel Stephen "Danny" Sugerman (October 11, 1954 – January 5, 2005) was the second manager of the Los Angeles-based rock band The Doors, and wrote several books about Jim Morrison and The Doors...
Darryl F. Zanuck Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902December 22, 1979) was an American film studio executive and producer; he also contributed to the scripts of the films on which he worked.
David Nelson (actor) David Oswald Nelson (October 24, 1936 – January 11, 2011) was an American actor, director, producer.
Dean Martin Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an Italian American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer.
Dee Caruso Dee Caruso (April 7, 1929 – May 27, 2012) was an American television and film screenwriter and television producer, whose credits included Get Smart, The Monkees and The Smothers Broth...
Dolores Moran Dolores Moran (January 27, 1926 – February 5, 1982) was an American film actress and model.
Dominique Dunne Dominique Ellen Dunne (November 23, 1959 – November 4, 1982) was an American stage, film and television actress.
Don DeFore Donald John DeFore (August 25, 1913–December 22, 1993) was an American film, radio, and television actor.
Don Knotts Jesse Donald "Don" Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American comedic actor best known for his portrayal of Barney Fife on the 1960s television sitcom The Andy Griffith Show, a role which earned him five Emmy Awards.
Donald G. Jackson Donald G. Jackson (April 24, 1943 – October 20, 2003) was an American filmmaker who is often referred to in the media as the Ed Wood of the video age.
Donna Reed Donna Reed (January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film and television actress.
Dorothy Patrick Dorothy Patrick (June 3, 1921 – May 31, 1987) was an American film actress and a John Robert Powers model.
Dorothy Shay Dorothy Shay (April 11, 1921 – October 22, 1978) was an American popular comedic recording artist in the late 1940s and early 1950s, who later became a character actress.
Dorris Bowdon Dorris Estelle Bowdon (December 27, 1914 – August 9, 2005) was an American actress, best known for her role as Rosasharn in the film adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrat...
Ed Simmons Edward Lamar Simmons is a former American football offensive tackle who played his entire eleven-year career with the Washington Redskins from 1987 to 1997 in the National Football League.
Eddie Albert Edward Albert Heimberger (April 22, 1906 – May 26, 2005), known professionally as Eddie Albert, was an American actor and activist.
Edgar Barrier Edgar Barrier (March 4, 1907 – June 20, 1964) was an American actor who appeared on radio, stage, and screen.
Edith Massey Edith Massey (May 28, 1918 – October 24, 1984) was an American actress and singer.
Edward Carrere Born in Mexico, Edward Carrere (13 October 1906 - 19 December 1984) first hit Hollywood in 1947, making his debut as an art director on "My Wild Irish Rose".
Edward Yang Edward Yang, along with Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Tsai Ming Liang, was one of the leading filmmakers of the Taiwanese New Wave and Taiwanese Cinema.
Eileen Barton Eileen Barton (November 24, 1924 – June 27, 2006) was an American singer best known for her 1950 hit song, "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake."
Elizabeth Montgomery Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades.
Eric Douglas Eric Anthony Douglas (June 21, 1958 – July 6, 2004) was an American actor and stand-up comedian.
Ernest B. Schoedsack Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack (June 8, 1893 – December 23, 1979) was an American motion picture cinematographer, producer, and director.
Ernest Lehman Ernest Lehman (December 8, 1915 in New York City – July 2, 2005 in Los Angeles) was an American screenwriter.
Ernst Toch Ernst Toch (7 December 18871 October 1964) was an Austrian composer of classical music and film scores.
Estelle Winwood Estelle Winwood (24 January 1883 – 20 June 1984) was an English stage and film actress who moved to the United States in mid-career and became celebrated for her wit and longevity.
Eva Gabor Eva Gabor (February 11, 1919 – July 4, 1995) was a Hungarian-born American socialite and actress.
Eve Arden Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was an American actress.
Fanny Brice Fanny Brice (October 29, 1891 – May 29, 1951) was a popular and influential American illustrated song model, comedian, singer, theater and film actress, who made many stage, radio and film appea...
Farrah Fawcett Ferrah Leni "Farrah" Fawcett (February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009) was an American actress and artist.
Ford Rainey Ford Rainey (August 8, 1908 – July 25, 2005) was an American film, stage and television actor.
Frank Tuttle Frank Tuttle (6 August 1892 – 6 January 1963) was a Hollywood film director and writer who directed films from 1922 (The Cradle Buster) to 1959 (Island of Lost Women).
Frank Zappa Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director.
Franklin J. Schaffner Franklin James Schaffner (May 30, 1920July 2, 1989) was an American film director best known for such films as Planet of the Apes (1968), Patton (1970), Papillon (1973), and The Bo...
Freddie Fields Freddie Fields (July 12, 1923 – December 11, 2007), born Fred Feldman, was an American theatrical agent and film producer who was instrumental in the careers of such stars as Jack Carter, ...
G. David Schine Gerard David Schine, better known as G. David Schine or David Schine (September 11, 1927 – June 19, 1996), was the wealthy heir to a hotel chain fortune who became a central figure i...
Gene Kelly Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer.
George C. Scott George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was an American stage and film actor, director, and producer.
Georgia Frontiere Georgia Frontiere was the majority owner and chairman of the St. Louis Rams football team and the most prominent female owner in a league historically dominated by males.
Gitta Alpár Gitta Alpár (5 February 1903 - 17 February 1991), was a Hungarian-born opera and operetta soprano.
Greg Bautzer Gregson Edward Bautzer (April 3, 1911 – October 26, 1987) was an American attorney, representing such stars as Ginger Rogers, Ingrid Bergman and Joan Crawford, Kirk Kerkorian, Howard Hughe...
Gregor Piatigorsky Gregor Piatigorsky (Russian: Григо́рий Па́влович Пятиго́рский, Grigoriy Pavlovich Pyatigorskiy; August 6, 1976) was a Russian-born American cellist.
Han Bong-soo Han Bong-Soo (August 25, 1933 – January 8, 2007), also known as Bong Soo Han, was a martial arts instructor, author, the founder of the International Hapkido Federation, and one of the for...
Harold Hecht Harold Hecht (June 1, 1907 – May 26, 1985), born in New York City, was an American film producer.
Harry Essex Harry Essex was a prolific American screenwriter.
Harry Warren Harry Warren was an American composer and lyricist. Warren was the first major American songwriter to write primarily for film.
Hayedeh Hayedeh (Hāyede) born Ma'soumeh Dadehbala (Masume Dadebālā) (April 10, 1942 – January 20, 1990) was a Persian classical and Pop singer with a contralto vocal range.
Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke (December 27, 1975 – February 1, 1988) was an American child actress.
Helen Traubel Helen Francesca Traubel (June 16, 1899July 28, 1972) was an American opera and concert singer.
Helmut Dantine Helmut Dantine (7 October 1917 – 2 May 1982) was a film actor remembered for playing many Nazis in thriller films of the 1940s.
Henny Backus Henny Backus was a Broadway showgirl in the 1930s, where she performed with Earl Carroll's Vanities.
Henry Gibson Henry Gibson (September 21, 1935 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, singer and songwriter, best known as a cast member of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, for his ...
Henry Gibson (percussionist) "Master" Henry Gibson (August 9, 1942 – December 18, 2002) (not to be confused with the actor Henry Gibson) is the world's most recorded percussionist appearing on about 1200 albums, spanning a ...
Herbert Ross Herbert David Ross (May 13, 1927 – October 9, 2001): a Brooklyn, New York born American actor, choreographer, director and producer predominantly in the stage and film fields.
Hilary (musician) Hilary Blake, known professionally as Hilary, was a singer/songwriter/performer from Los Angeles.
Hillevi Rombin Hillevi Rombin Schine (September 14, 1933 – June 19, 1996), crowned as Miss Sweden and is the fourth winner of Miss Universe in 1955.
Hy Averback Hyman J. Averback, known as Hy Averback (October 21, 1920 – October 14, 1997) was an American radio, television, and film actor who eventually became a producer and director.
Ian Copeland Ian Adie Copeland (April 25, 1949 – May 23, 2006) was a pioneering American music promoter and booking agent who helped launch the New Wave movement in the United States.
Irene Tedrow Irene Tedrow (August 3, 1907 – March 10, 1995) was an American character actress in stage, film, television and radio.
Irving Paul Lazar Irving Paul "Swifty" Lazar (March 28, 1907 – December 30, 1993) was a talent agent and dealmaker, representing both movie stars and authors.
Isabel Bigley Isabel Bigley was an American actress, perhaps best remembered for originating the part of Sarah Brown in Frank Loesser's Guys and Dolls.
Jack Arnold (director) Jack Arnold (October 14, 1916 – March 17, 1992) was an American actor, film and television director, best known as one of the leading filmmakers of 1950s science fiction films.
Jack Elliott (composer) Jack Elliott (August 6, 1927 - August 18, 2001) was an American television and film composer, conductor, music arranger, and television producer.
Jack Lemmon John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an Academy Award winning American actor and musician.
James Coburn James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American film and television actor.
James H. Kindelberger James H. "Dutch" Kindelberger (May 8, 1895 - July 27, 1962) was an American pioneer of aviation.
James Thomas Aubrey, Jr. James Thomas Aubrey, Jr. (December 14, 1918 – September 3, 1994) was a leading American television and film executive.
James Wong Howe James Wong Howe, A.S.C. (Chinese 黃宗霑; pinyin: Huáng Zōngzhān; August 28, 1899 – July 12, 1976) was a Chinese American cinematographer who worked on over 130 films.
Jane Greer Jane Greer (September 9, 1924 – August 24, 2001) was an American film and television actress who was perhaps best known for her role as femme fatale Kathie Moffat in the 1947 film noir...
Janet Leigh Jeanette Helen Morrison (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), known professionally as Janet Leigh, was an American actress and author.
Janet Margolin Janet Margolin (July 25, 1943 – December 17, 1993) was an American theater, television, and film actress.
Janis Joplin Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic-acid rock band Big Brother ...
Jay C. Flippen Jay C. Flippen (March 6, 1899 in Little Rock, Arkansas – February 3, 1971 in Los Angeles, California) was an American character actor who often played police officers or weary criminals in many ...
Jay Livingston Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 – October 17, 2001) was an American composer and singer best known as half of a songwriting duo with Ray Evans that specialized in songs composed for films.
Jeff Morris (actor) Jeff Morris (September 20, 1934 – July 12, 2004) was an American film and television actor.
Jennifer Syme Jennifer Maria Syme (December 7, 1972 – April 2, 2001) was an American actress and production assistant.
Jim Backus James Gilmore "Jim" Backus (February 25, 1913 – July 3, 1989) was an American radio, television, film, and voice actor.
Jim Hutton Dana James "Jim" Hutton (May 31, 1934 – June 2, 1979) was an American actor in film and television probably best remembered for his role as Ellery Queen in the 1970s TV series of the same name.
Jimmie Reese Jimmie Reese (October 1, 1901 – July 13, 1994) was a professional baseball player.
Joanna Lee (writer) Joanna Lee (April 7, 1931 - October 24, 2003) was an American writer, producer, and director.
John Boles (actor) John Love Boles (October 28, 1895 – February 27, 1969) was an American actor.
John Cassavetes John Nicholas Cassavetes (in Greek: Ιωάννης Νικόλαος Κασσαβέτης; December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was an American actor, film director and screenwriter.
John Vivyan John Vivyan (May 31, 1915 – December 20, 1983) was an American actor active primarily between 1957 and 1970.
Jonathan Harris Jonathan Harris (born Jonathan Charasuchin; November 6, 1914 – November 3, 2002) was an American character actor.
Jonathan Hole Jonathan Hole (August 13, 1904 – February 11, 1998) was an American actor whose entertainment career covered five different genres.
Josef von Sternberg Josef von Sternberg (29 May 1894 – 22 December 1969) was an Austrian-American film director.
June Walker June Walker (June 14, 1900 – February 3, 1966) was an American stage and film actress.
Karl Malden Karl Malden was a Serbian American actor. In a career that spanned more than seven decades, he performed in such classic films as A Streetcar Named Desire, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor; On the Waterfront; and One-Eyed Jacks.
Kent Taylor Kent Taylor (May 11, 1907 – April 11, 1987) was an American actor of film and television.
Leonard Gershe Leonard Gershe (June 10, 1922 - March 9, 2002) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and lyricist.
Les Brown (bandleader) Lester Raymond "Les" Brown, Sr. (March 14, 1912 – January 4, 2001) was an American clarinetist, saxophonist, big band leader and composer, best known for his ...
Les Tremayne Les Tremayne (16 April 1913 – 19 December 2003) was a radio, film and television actor.
Lew Ayres Lew Ayres (born Lewis Frederick Ayres III; December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor, best known for starring as Paul in All Quiet on the Western Front and for...
Lewis Milestone Lewis Milestone (born Leib Milstein) (September 30, 1895 – September 25, 1980) was a Russian-born American motion picture director.
Lloyd Bochner Lloyd Wolfe Bochner (July 29, 1924 – October 29, 2005) was a Canadian actor, usually playing the role of suave, rich leading men.
Lloyd Nolan Lloyd Benedict Nolan (August 11, 1902 – September 27, 1985) was an American film and television actor.
Loretta King Hadler Loretta King Hadler (August 20, 1917 – September 10, 2007) was an American actress, best known for the brevity of her career and her relationship with director Ed Wood.
Louis Kaufman Louis Kaufman (May 10, 1905, Portland, Oregon – February 9, 1994, Los Angeles, California) was an American violinist and possibly the most recorded musical artist of the 20th century.
Louis King Louis King (1898–1962) was an American actor and movie director of westerns and adventure movies in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.
Louis R. Loeffler Louis R. Loeffler (February 24, 1897 – April 22, 1972) was an American film editor.
Mahasti Mahasti (Mahasti), born Eftekhar Dadehbala (Eftexār Dadebālā) (November 16, 1946 - June 25, 2007), was a legendary Persian Pop and classical singer and diva and the younger sister of singe...
Marc Lawrence Marc Lawrence (February 17, 1910 – November 28, 2005) was an American character actor who specialized in underworld types.
Margo (actress) Margo (May 10, 1917 – July 17, 1985), sometimes known as Margo Albert, was a film actress and dancer.
Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.
Mark R. Hughes Mark Reynolds Hughes (January 1, 1956 – May 21, 2000) was an American businessman who was the founder, chairman and CEO of Herbalife International Ltd. Mark was born in La Mirada, California on January 1, 1956 to father Stuard Hartman (not "Stuart", per Birth certificate) and mother Jo Ann...
Marshall Thompson Marshall Thompson (November 27, 1925 – May 18, 1992) was an American film and television actor.
Marvin Davis Marvin H. Davis (August 31, 1925 – September 25, 2004) was an American industrialist and philanthropist.
Marvin Miller (actor) Marvin Elliott Miller was an American radio, film, and voice-over actor. Possessing a deep, baritone voice, he began his career in radio in St. Louis, Missouri, before becoming a Hollywood actor.
Mel Tormé Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925June 5, 1999), nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards.
Merv Griffin Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr. was an American television host, musician, actor, and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in film and on Broadway.
Michael Fox (American actor) Michael Fox (February 27, 1921 – June 1, 1996) was an American character actor who was in numerous movies and television roles.
Michael V. Gazzo Michael Vincenzo Gazzo (April 5, 1923 – February 14, 1995) was an American playwright who later in life became a film and television actor.
Miliza Korjus Miliza Elizabeth Korjus militsa 18 August 1909 – 26 August 1980 was an Estonian coloratura soprano opera singer, who later appeared in Hollywood films.
Milton Ager Milton Ager (October 6, 1893 – May 6, 1979) was an American composer.
Minnie Riperton Minnie Julia Riperton Rudolph, known professionally as Minnie Riperton, was an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single "Lovin' You". She was married to songwriter and music producer Richard Rudolph from 1972 until her death in 1979.
Nader Naderpour Nader Naderpour (6 June 1929 – 18 February 2000) was an Iranian-born poet.
Nancy Kelly Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress, who was a movie leading lady in the late 1930s, making 36 movies between 1926 and 1977, including portraying Tyrone Power'...
Natalie Wood Natalie Wood was an American film and television actress best known for her screen roles in Miracle on 34th Street, Splendor in the Grass, Rebel Without a Cause, and West Side Story.
Nora Eddington Nora Eddington (February 25, 1924 – April 10, 2001) is best known as the second wife of actor Errol Flynn.
Nora Kaye Nora Kaye (January 17, 1920 - February 28, 1987) was an American ballerina called the Duse of Dance after the acclaimed actress Eleonora Duse.
Norma Crane Norma Crane (November 10, 1928 — September 28, 1973) was an actress of stage, film and television.
Nunnally Johnson Nunnally Hunter Johnson (December 5, 1897 – March 25, 1977) was an American filmmaker who wrote, produced, and directed motion pictures.
Osa Massen Osa Massen (13 January 1914 – 2 January 2006) was a Danish movie actress.
Oscar Levant Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906August 14, 1972) was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and actor.
Pamela Mason Pamela Mason (10 March 1916 – 29 June 1996) was a British actress, author, and screenwriter who appeared in a number of British films.
Pat Walshe Pat Walshe (July 26, 1900 – December 11, 1991) was an American dwarf actor and animal impersonator.
Paul Gleason Paul Xavier Gleason (May 4, 1939 – May 27, 2006) was an American film and television actor, known for his roles on television series such as All My Children and films such as The Breakfast...
Paul László Paul László or Paul Laszlo (6 February 1900 – 27 March 1993) was a Hungarian-born modern architect and interior designer whose work spanned eight decades and many countries.
Peggy Lee Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, in a career spanning six decades.
Percy Helton Percy Helton (January 31, 1894 – September 11, 1971) was an American film and television actor.
Perry Lafferty Perry Francis Lafferty (October 3, 1917 – August 25, 2005) was an American television producer and network television executive who produced several television programs, including the popu...
Peter Falk Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his role as Lt. Columbo in the television series Columbo.
Peter Lawford Peter Sydney Ernest Lawford (born Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen; September 7, 1923 – December 24, 1984) was an English-born American actor.
Philip Bourneuf Philip Bourneuf (January 7, 1908, Somerville, Massachusetts - March 23, 1979, Santa Monica, California) was an American character actor who had a long stage career before appearing in films.
Philip Dorn Philip Dorn (30 September 1901 – 9 May 1975), born Hein van der Niet and sometimes billed as Frits van Dongen, was a Dutch actor who had a career in Hollywood.
Pine-Thomas Productions Pine-Thomas Productions was the prolific B-picture unit of Paramount Pictures from 1940-1957, producing 81 films.
Queenie Leonard Queenie Leonard was a British character actress and singer.
Ray Bradbury Raymond Douglas "Ray" Bradbury was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction writer. He was an autodidact.
Ray Conniff Joseph Raymond "Ray" Conniff, also known as "Jay Raye," (November 6, 1916 – October 12, 2002) was an American bandleader and arranger best known for his Ray Conniff Singers during th...
Ray Evans Raymond Bernard Evans (February 4, 1915 – February 15, 2007) was an American songwriter.
Ray Stark Ray Stark (October 3, 1915 – January 17, 2004) was an American film producer.
Richard Basehart John Richard Basehart (August 31, 1914September 17, 1984) was an American actor.
Richard Conte Richard Conte (born Nicholas Peter Conte; March 24, 1910 – April 15, 1975) was an American actor.
Richard Dawson Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; November 20, 1932 – June 2, 2012) was an English-born American actor and comedian, and a game show host and panelist in the United States.
Richard Levinson Richard Levinson (August 7, 1934 – March 12, 1987) was an American writer and producer who often worked in collaboration with William Link.
Robert Armstrong (actor) Robert Armstrong (November 20, 1890 – April 20, 1973) was an American film actor best remembered for his role as Carl Denham in the 1933 version of King Kong by RKO Pictures.
Robert Bloch Robert Albert Bloch was a prolific American writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction. He is best known as the writer of Psycho, the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. He wrote that "Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy.
Robert Gottschalk Robert Gottschalk (12 March 1918 – 3 June 1982) was an American camera technician and founder of Panavision.
Robert Newton Robert Newton (1 June 1905 – 25 March 1956) was an English stage and film actor.
Robert Stack Robert Langford Modini Stack (born Charles Langford Modini Stack, January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was a multilingual American actor and television host.
Rodney Dangerfield Rodney Dangerfield (born Jacob Rodney Cohen, November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004) was an American comedian and actor, known for the catchphrase "I don't get no respect!" and his mono...
Roger Edens Roger Edens (November 9, 1905 - July 13, 1970) was a Hollywood composer, arranger and associate producer, and is considered one of the major creative figures in Arthur Freed's musical film produ...
Ronald Hughes Ronald W. Hughes (March 16, 1935 – c. November 1970) was an American attorney who represented Manson family member Leslie Van Houten.
Ross Hunter Ross Hunter (May 6, 1920March 10, 1996) was a Hollywood film producer.
Roy Orbison Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), also known by the nickname The Big O, was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex comp...
Ruth McDevitt Ruth McDevitt (September 13, 1895 – May 27, 1976) was an American stage, film, radio and television actress.
Ruth Rose Ruth Rose (January 16, 1891 – June 8, 1978) was a writer who worked on several films in the 1930s and the 1940s, most famously the original 1933 classic King Kong.
Sage Stallone Sage Moonblood Stallone (May 5, 1976 – July 13, 2012) was an American actor, film director, film producer, and film distributor; and also son of Sylvester Stallone.
Sammy Cahn Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 – January 15, 1993) was an American lyricist, songwriter and musician.
Samuel Marx Samuel Marx (January 26, 1902, New York City – March 2, 1992, Los Angeles) was an American film producer, screenwriter and book author.
Sara Sothern Sara Sothern (August 21, 1895 – September 11, 1994) was an American stage actress.
Sebastian Cabot (actor) Charles Sebastian Thomas Cabot (July 6, 1918 – August 22, 1977) was an English film and television actor, best remembered as the gentleman's gentleman, Giles French, opposite Brian Ke...
Shana Alexander Shana Alexander (October 6, 1925 – June 23, 2005) was an American journalist, born Shana Ager in New York City on October 6, 1925.
Shirley Mason (actress) Shirley Mason, Leonie Flugrath, (June 6, 1900 – July 27, 1979) was an American actress of the silent era.
Sidney Lanfield Sidney Lanfield (April 20, 1898 – June 20, 1972) was an American film director known for directing romances and light comedy films and later television programs.
Sidney Sheldon Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917 – January 30, 2007) was an American writer.
Sigrid Valdis Sigrid Valdis (September 21, 1935 – October 14, 2007) was the stage name of Patricia Annette Olson, an American actress.
Stan Kenton Stanley Newcomb "Stan" Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was a pianist, composer, and arranger who led an innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra.
Steve Ihnat Steve Ihnat (August 7, 1934 – May 12, 1972) was a Czechoslovakian-born actor and director.
Thomas Gomez Thomas Gomez (July 10, 1905 – June 18, 1971) was an American actor.
Truman Capote Truman Streckfus Persons (September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984), known as Truman Capote was an American author, screenwriter and playwright, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, an...
Victor Kilian Victor Arthur Kilian (March 6, 1891 – March 11, 1979) was an American actor who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s.
Virginia Fox Virginia Fox (April 2, 1902 – October 14, 1982) was an American actress who starred in many silent films of the 1910s and 1920s.
Vivienne Segal Vivienne Sonia Segal (April 19, 1897 - December 29, 1992) was an American actress and singer.
Waite Phillips Waite Phillips (January 19, 1883 – January 27, 1964) was an American petroleum businessman who created a fully integrated operation that combined petroleum producing, refining and marketing.
Walter Matthau Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an American actor best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with Odd Couple star Jack...
Whit Bissell Whitner Nutting Bissell (October 25, 1909March 5, 1996), better known as Whit Bissell, was an American actor.
Will Durant William James Durant was an American writer, historian, and philosopher. He is best known for The Story of Civilization, 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife Ariel Durant and published between 1935 and 1975.
William Brice William Brice (April 23, 1921 – March 3, 2008) was an artist known for his large-scale abstract paintings.
William J. Bell William Joseph "Bill" Bell (March 6, 1927 – April 29, 2005) was an American screenwriter and television producer, best known as the creator of the soap operas Another World, The Young and ...