Betty Joan Perske
Born: 16 September 1924
Graduated from modelling to actress at the age of 19,
starring opposite Humphrey Bogart in "To Have And Have Not" (1944).
This distinctively deep-voiced actress went on to become one of
Hollywood's most enduring stars.
Alexander Baldwin III
Born: 3 April 1958
Star of many movies, who started out acting in soap
operas. He dyes his hair black, and is seperated from his wife Kim
Dianne Desiree Belmont
Star of her own hit TV show - "The Lucille Ball
Show". She was actually born Lucille Desiree Ball and changed her
name to Dianne Belmonte when she was 25, then she regretted the
change and changed it back.
Born: 9 August 1968
Australian actor best known for his roles in "Full Frontal", "Chopper", "Black Hawk Down", "The Hulk" and "Star Trek".
Anna Maria Louisa Italiano
Born: 17 September 1931
New York, New York
Died: 6 June 2005
New York, New York
Best known as "Mrs Robinson" from "The Graduate"
(1967), starring alongside Dustin Hoffman. Won an Oscar for her role as a teacher in "The Miracle Worker" (1962), and 2 Tony Awards for her work on Broadway. At one time married to Mel Brooks.
Born: 28 September 1934
Femme fatale created by Roger Vadim. Known now as
much for her kindness and campaigning for animal rights as her once
Father of John Barrymore.
1882 - 1942
Father of John Barrymore Jnr, aka John Drew.
Born: 2 December 1956
Appeared in the movies "Scar Face" with Al Pacino,
starred in "Thief of Hearts", and was also in the series "Fall
Guy". But, he is probably better known as the former husband on
Melanie Griffith, and is the father of her son Steven.
Henry Warren Beaty
Born: 30 March 1937
Hollywood romeo, who is probably more famous for his
love life than his acting career. Starred with Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn in "Town and Country", and
"Dick Tracy" with Madonnna. Little brother of
Born: 14 February 1894
Died: 26 December 1974
Legendary radio and TV comedian, known for his genius
comic timing and self-deprecation. Radio star from 1932-1955. Star
of "The Jack Benny Show" from 1950-1965, and regular guest on
"Shower of Stars" from 1995-1958.
Nellie Pauline Burgin
Born: 14 July 1930
Radio performer at age 14. Starred with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in "At War With the Army"
(1950), "That's My Boy" (1951) and "The Stooge" (1953).
Born: 12 July 1908
New York, USA
Died: 27 March 2002
Television's first true superstar in the 1950s. Also
a star of film, on stage, and stand-up comedy. The "Milton Berle
Show" ran from 1948-1956, and was originally named "Texaco Star
Born: 25 October 1844
Died: 25 March 1923
Legendary and tragic French star of stage and screen.
Arguably the 19th century's most famous actress.
Michael James Vijenco Gubitosi
Born: 18 September 1933
New Jersey, USA
Best known as Detective Tony Baretta in the 1970s cop
show "Baretta". He is sometimes credited as "Bobby Blake, Michael
Gubitosi, and Mickey Gubitosi".
|(Sir) Dirk Bogarde
Derek Gentron Gaspart Ulric van den
Born: 28 March 1921
Died: 8 May 1999
British film and stage legend.
Ermes Effron Borgnino
Born: 24 January 1917
Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Best known for his role as Leuitenant Commander
Quinton McHale on TV show "McHale's Navy" (1962-66). Appeared in
"The Dirty Dozen" (1967) and "The Wild Bunch" (1969).
Born: 18 July 1940
American film and TV actor and director whose
greatest claim to fame is probably his marriage to Barbra Streisand.
Best Supporting Actor Emmy for "Marcus Welby, MD", Best Supporting
Actor Golden Globe for the same TV show.
Born: 22 July 1947
Los Angeles, USA
Starred in "Taxi Driver", "Private Benjamin" with
Goldie Hawn, "Unfaithfully
Yours" and an Oscar nominated performance in "Broadcast News".
Born: 3 November 1921
Ehrenfeld, Pennslyvania, USA
Born to Lithuanian immigrant parents, one of 15
children working in coal mines to support the family. His career
took off in 1960 when he starred in "The Magnificent
Born: 28 June 1926
Brooklyn, New York
Master of hysterical lowbrow comedy, his work is
considered by many to be among the funniest moments ever captured
on film. Conceived a show with fellow comedian Buck Henry about a
bumblin secret agent that became the hit TV show "Get Smart"
starring Don Adams. Married Anne Bancroft in 1964.
Born: 20 January 1896
One of America's most loved comedians. One story
often recounted is when Dr Gene Cohen asked him what his doctor
said about his smoking, Burn's retort was "my doctor is dead!" On
his death the then President Bill Clinton said "he was was
one of the greatest entertainers of all time". At a dinner party he
was once asked if he believed in the "hereafter" - to which he
replied; "I don't know what they've got, but I'm bringing my own
music". He starred in all three "Oh God" movies at age 81. He was
the producer of the series "Mr Ed", and won an Oscar at the age of
80 for his role in "The Sunshine Boys", replacing his friend
Jack Benny following Benny's
death. Married to actress Gracie
Richard Walter Jenkins
Welsh stage and film actor, and one of Elizabeth
Taylor's husbands. Star of "1984" (written by George Orwell), "The Spy Who Came
in from the Cold" (written by John Le Carre), "The Assassination
of Trotsky" (see Trotsky), "Where Eagles Dare",
"The Night of the Iguana" with Ava
Gardner, (written by Tennessee Williams),
"Cleopatra" (with Elizabeth Taylor) and many, many more.
Born: 7 July 1915
Died: 10 October 1985 (lung cancer)
Actor whose other claim to fame was appearing in an
advertisement for anti-smoking by announcing his iminent death from
smoking-related lung cancer. Best Actor Oscar winner for "The King
and I", he went on to give 4,625 performances on Broadway for the
part. Also starred in "The Ten Commandments" and "The Magnificent