In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
Actor- American Psycho, Shaft(2000), Empire of the Sun, Newsies, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Equilibrium, Reign of Fire, Rescue Dawn, Terminator: Salvation, Killing Pablo, The Fighter
Welsh Singer - 3 James Bond Themes: Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Moonraker. As Long As He Needs Me, Reach For The Stars, Climb Ev'ry Mountain, Big Spender, Let's Face The Music, What Now My Love, Something, For All We Know, Never Never Never
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders, The Sunshine Boys (1975)
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
British actress born 1939.Marianne Hartcourt in'Kiss of the Vampire'(1963),Valerie Spalding in'The Reptile'(1966),'Wuthering Heights','People Like Us','Rooms','A Man Called Harry Brent','Barnaby Rudge'
Welsh screenwriter and television producer ('Queer as Folk', 'Bob & Rose', 'The Second Coming', 'Casanova', the 2005 revival 'Torchwood' of the classic British science fiction series 'Doctor Who', and the trilogy 'Cucumber', 'Tofu', and 'Banana')
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
Welsh actor (born 1979): 'Dracula Untold' (2014)', Gaston in 'Beauty and the Beast' (2017), 'Furious 6' (2013), 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' (2013), 'Clash of the Titans' (2010), 'The Three Musketeers' (2011), and 'The Girl on the Train' (2016)
English Actress - TV Series - 'Last Of the Summer Wine' (1973-2010), 'Hannah' (1980), 'Crossroads' - Guest Role (1964), 'The Black Adder' - Guest (1983). TV Mini-Series - 'Touch and Go' (1978), 'Prince Regent' (1979). Movie - 'Scrubbers' (1982)
Welsh actor who has appeared in numerous British TV productions over a 45-year period. His TV appearances include Colditz and Sapphire & Steel. Films include The Heroes of Telemark and Nineteen Eighty-Four. He has also appeared on Broadway
Actor - Ben-Hur (Oscar win), Tom Jones (Oscar nom.), Exodus, Oliver!, Dr. Phibes 1&2, Mutiny On The Bounty, The Fixer, Lisa, The Counterfeit Traitor, Start The Revolution Without Me, How To Steal A Million, Wuthering Heights, Who Slew Auntie Roo?
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
Actor - Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon, Nixon, Legends Of The Fall, Remains Of The Day, Howard's End, The Lion In Winter, Hamlet, Dracula '92, Chaplin, Magic, Audrey Rose, The Bounty, The Human Stain, Instinct, The Mask of Zorro, The Wolfman
British Actor born 1926.Brother of Actor Donald Houston.Duncan Thomas on'Keep It in the Family'(1980-83),'Five Red Herrings','Nine Tailors','Sleeping Tiger','A Stitch in Time','Are You Being Served','Sea Wolfes','Doctor Who','Horseman Riding By'
Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
British Actor born 1934.'Space:1999','Bourne Identity','A Very British Cop','Doctor Who','A Mind To Kill','Target','Avengers','Life of David Lloyd George','Berserk','Dr.Jekyll and Sister Hyde','Den of Lions'
British Actor born 1905.won Oscar for 'The Lost Weekend'(1946).'Dial M. for Murder','Love Story','Beau Geste','Ministry of Fear','Golden Earrings','Big Clock','Uninvited','Frogs','Major and Minor','Copper Canyon','Man with X-Ray Eyes', Dial M for Murder (
US Marine Sgt./Vietnam/Last out before the fall of Saigon/sent to attache office to guard millions of dollars before cash was burned & compound blown up by the Americans to keep the enemy from raiding it and obtaining classified documents