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.
Screenwriter - Becket (AA win), Panic In The Streets (AA win), Member Of The Wedding, The Boston Strangler, QB VII (Emmy nom), Madwoman Of Chaillot, Man In The Glass Booth, The Satan Bug, Jeremiah Johnson, The Young Lions, The Sniper, Peter The Great
Madame Jacqueline Auriol (November 5, 1917-February 11, 2000) was a French aviatrix who set numerous world speed records. Auriol became one of the first female test pilots after earning her military pilot license in 1950
Disney illustrator & comic book artist. Created Duckburg & many of its inhabitants: Scrooge McDuck, Gyro Gearloose, The Beagle Boys, others. Will Eisner nicknamed him 'The Hans Christian Andersen' of comic books'
Actor - Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter, The 3 Stooges In Orbit, Cahill US Marshal, The Wild Bunch, Conquest-Planet Of The Apes, lots of TV (Gunsmoke - 11, Alf. Hitchcock - 4, ... Wyatt Earp - 6, Twilight Zone - 'A Quality of Mercy')
Actor: Mickey McGuire, Sigmund & the Sea Monsters, The Bugaloos, Bride of Frankenstein, The Spike Jones Show, Peter Gunn, Day of the Locust, Lord of the Rings '78, Under The Rainbow, Foul Play, Willow, Masters of the Universe, UHF
MLB outfielder and third baseman from 1934-45 for White Sox, Dodgers, Cardinals, & Yankees. Best season in 1944 with over 500 at-bats scored 85 runs, 26 doubles, 4 triples, 6 home runs, 51 RBI's with .281 average. Played in the 1939 and 41 World Series
Polish Male Former Author And Film Scripts Writer - Movies Written For - 'Samson' (1961), 'How To Be Loved' (1962), 'The Way Of Being' (1965), 'Very Old Both'(1967), 'Calm Years'(1981). Novel - 'Mother of Kings'(1957), 'Wariacje pocztowe'(1989) Plus More
MLB first baseman from 1958-65 for the Pirates, Senators, Reds, Yankees, and Cubs. Best season was 1962 hitting 17 home runs and 67 RBI's in 392 at - bats with .273 batting average. Manager of Sacramento of Pacific Coast League
American Former Female Author And Poet - Pulitzer Prize For Poetry (1950) - Novels - 'Annie Allen' (1971), 'We Real Cool' (1960), 'Maud Martha' (1953), 'A Street in Bronzeville' (1945), 'The Bean Eaters'(1960), 'In The Mecca; Poems' (1968) Plus Many More
American Former Actress And Author - TV Series 'The Brighter Day ' (1954-1955), 'Captain Video and His Video Rangers ' (1949), 'My Favorite Martian' (Guest Role)(1965), 'Green Acres' (Guest)(1970). Plus Many More Roles. Novel -'By Emily Possessed' (1973)
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
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
British Actor (b: 1946) - Excalibur (as Sir Lancelot), Evil Under the Sun, The Odyssey, Zulu Dawn, Terror of Frankenstein, Lady Chatterley's Lover, Last Days of Pompeii, Alexander the Great, The Night Digger, Psychos
(July 24, 1920 - April 22, 2000) Prolific American theatrical producer who mounted more than one hundred productions on both sides of the Atlantic. The only American producer to maintain offices in the West End as well as on Broadway
American actress born 1912 - 'Desperate Journey','Kings Row','The Gay Sisters','Dangerously They Live','Devotion','Sisters Secret','Mourning Becomes Electra','Man from Tangier','Edge of Darkness','Edge Of Night',Ryan's Hope'
Actor - Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek/Star Trek: DS9 (as Kor), The Postman Always Rings Twice '81, Creepshow, Anne Of The Thousand Days, Scorpio, Drum, The Last Don, Breaking Point, Doctors' Wives, X-Men (v/Apocalypse)
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
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
Actress - Rebel Without A Cause, Rio Grande, Blondie, The Strange Love Of Martha Ivers, Fear In The Night, It! The Terror From Beyond Space, National Velvet (TV series), Longstreet (TV series), many TV guest-starring roles (1950-1988)
American Actress born 1912. 25 movies from 1933-43. 'Trumpet Blows','Forsaking all Others','Les Miserables','Invisible Ray','Love under Fire','Mad Love','Sudden Death','Midnight Taxi','Lone Wolf in Paris','Its a Wounderful World'
Actor: All in the Family, Winds of War, War & Remembrance, The First Deadly Sin, Without a Trace, Sisters, And the Band Played On, The Men's Club, The Mommies, Norma Jean & Marilyn, Gods & Monsters, Dawson's Creek, Rose Red
Screenwriter - Casablanca (AA win, with his brother Philip), Arsenic & Old Lace, The Male Animal, Mr. Skeffington, Four Daughters, The Man Who Came To Dinner, The Bride Came COD, The Last Time I Saw Paris, The Tender Trap, Pete 'n' Tillie, House Calls
Actor - Little Caesar, Gunga Din, The Prisoner of Zenda, Sinbad the Sailor , The Corsican Brothers, The Dawn Patrol, Stella Dallas '25, ...Catherine The Great, The Jazz Age, Angels Over Broadway, The Fighting O'Flynn, Mr. Drake's Duck, Ghost Story
Stuntman & Actor: The Straight Story, Comes a Horseman, The Grey Fox, The Natural, Misery, The Getaway, Tom Horn, Legend of the Lone Ranger, Rhinestone, The Two Jakes, Havana, Resurrection, Blazing Saddles, The Cowboys
Actor: The Good Companions, Secret Agent, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Assignment to Kill, Lost Horizon, Murder on the Orient Express, Caligula, The Elephant Man, Lion of the Desert, Arthur, Gandhi, Scandalous, War and Remembrance, Shining Through
Actor - Baby Face Nelson (as John Dillinger), Maverick (recurring role as Big Jack McComb), MANY TV guest-starring roles (usually as a tough guy). Screenwriter - The Wasp Woman, Attack Of The Giant Leeches, Maverick (4), Tombstone Territory (8)
British Actor born 1928. 'Diamonds are Forever', 'You Only Live Twice', 'Rocky Horror Picture Show', 'Night of Generals', 'The Beast Must Die', 'Devils Bride', 'Cromwell', 'Jigsaw Man', 'Julius Caesar'
British Actor born 1914.won Oscar for Col.Nicholson in 'Bridge of River Kwai'(1957),Obi Wan Kenobi in 'Star Wars-A New Hope','Lawrence of Arabia','The Swan','Ladykillers','Malta Story','Tunes of Glory','Dr,Zhivago','Quiller Memorandum','Scrooge'
Norway Actress in British Movies born 1916.'Human Monster','Arsenal Stadium Mystery','The Calendar','Strange Case of Dr.Manning','Soldiers Three','Bluebeards Ten Honeymoons','Forbidden Cargo','It Happened in Paris'
'Soul Sister: The Journal of a White Woman Who Turned Herself Black and Went to Live & Work in Harlem and Mississippi' (1969) 'Evers: A Biography of Charles Evers' (1971)'Black-White Sex' (1972)'Bessie Yellowhair' (1973)
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
MLB pitcher from 1937-1952 for Pirates and Phillies. Best season was 1949 going 17-10 with 3.02 ERA and led league in shutouts with 5. Pitched in 1950 World Series, giving up only one run in 7 2/3 innings while allowing only 4 hits
United States Marine who earned the United States' highest military honor ' the Medal of Honor -' for his heroic actions on Iwo Jima during World War II. 'Private First Class Jacobson destroyed a total of sixteen enemy positions and annihilated appro
Austrian Actress and Model in American Movies born 1914.'Samson and Delilah','Ecstasy','Algiers','Comrade X','White Cargo','Copper Canyon','My Favorite Spy','Dishonored Lady','Tortilla Flat','Ziegfeld Girl','Conspirators'
Czech Actor - Pandora's Box, The Return Of Dracula (title role), Confessions Of A Nazi Spy, The Bridge Of San Luis Rey, Midnight, The Gay Deception, Lisbon, The Man I Married, Diary Of A Chambermaid, Terror Is A Man, Capt. Carey USA
MLB H.O.F. pitcher 1946-58 for Indians and Manager from 1970-82 for Royals. White Sox, Yanks. Led league in wins 3x, shutouts (10) in 1948, K's in 1950. W.S Champs 1945 going 2-0 with 1.65 ERA. Threw no-hitter (1948). Managed W.S.wins for Yanks in 1978
Actor - General Hospital (1978-1993 as Edw. L. Quartermaine), Batman (8 as Warden Crichton), Capt. Video, The Apartment, The Absent-Minded Professor, Kid Galahad, The Spiral Road, Honeymoon Hotel, The Doomsday Flight, The Boston Strangler
MLB pitcher played for Milwaukee Braves in 1953 the NY Giants 1954 to 1956 and Cardinals in 1956. He pitched in game 2 and 4 of the 1954 World Series and won the deciding 4th game of the World Seris for the only World Series ever won by the NY Gianst
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
Actor - Banacek (17 eps. as Jay Drury), Newhart (17 eps. as Bud), Mama Malone (13 eps. as Padre), Laredo (Blue Dog), Batman (Felix), The DA's Man (26 eps. as Al Bonacorsi), General Hospital, Gang War, many TV guest roles inc. Twilight Zone, Gunsmoke
Actor - Flight Of The Phoenix, And God Created Women, I Spit On Your Grave, Apocalypse Now Redux, Attila, Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Corrupt Ones, The Other Side Of Midnight, Beggarman Thief, Victory At Entebbe, The Longest Day. Director - Candy
Actor - The Fortune Cookie (AA win), The Odd Couple, Charade, King Creole, Sunshine Boys, Bad News Bears, Guide For The Married Man, Fail-Safe, Pete 'N' Tillie, Cal. Suite, Cactus Flower, Hello Dolly, House Calls, Charley Varrick, Kotch, Grumpy Old Men
1/11/1919-3/23/2000 Folk singer/songwriter/His anti-war song 'Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream' (1950), inspired & gave hope to those in Peace movement/'Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream' played in East Berlin as wall was dismantled
MLB 1st baseman, outfielder 1971-82 for Mets, Pirates, Expos. 'The Hammer' was 3td for ROY in 1972. Best in 1973 with 69 RS, 12 doubles, 3 triples, 23 HR, 72 RBI. 2 World Series (1x Champ) had .309 BA in 36 at - bats. Cousin of Eddie Milner
American Actor (b: 1916) - Coney Island, Orchestra Wives, Battle of the Bulge, Gentleman From West Point, Last of the Bad Men, China Girl, Roxie Hart, Dakota Li'l, Belle Starr's Daughter, Davy Crocket... '50 (title role), Huk!, Cimarron City (TV)
Actor: Empty Nest, Soap, Golden Girls, Little Big Man, One Potato Two Potato, Mickey + Maude, The Undefeated, The Big Bus, Scavenger Hunt, S.O.B., Trail of the Pink Panther, Meatballs 2, Teachers, A Fine Mess, The Heavenly Kid
Actor: Santa with Muscles, Leprechaun, Monkey Shines. Star Trek TNG, Squirm, Brubaker, Silver Bullet, The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James, The Mosquito Coast, Funny Farm, Hero, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Stand, Jury Duty, The Craft, The Tick
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
Drafted by the New York Mets in the 19th round of the 1990 MLB June Amateur Draft and the Seattle Mariners in the 19th round of the 1991 MLB June Amateur Draft, Also played for Team USA Baseball team in 1991
Actor/Bodybuilder - Hercules & Hercules Unchained (title role); The Last Days Of Pompeii; Duel Of The Titans; Giant Of Marathon; The Thief Of Baghdad; Morgan The Pirate; The Trojan Horse; Jail Bait. At his peak, he was the highest paid actor in Europe
Actor: All the Presidents Men, Julia, Melvin & Howard, A Thousand Clowns, Long Days Journey Into Night, Once Upon a Time in the West, Something Wicked This Way Comes, The Day After, Hour of the Gun, Parenthood, Magnolia, Crimson Tide, Going Home
This is the Venezuelan-born left-handed pitcher who was born April 7, 1993. He was traded by the Orioles to the Red Sox in the Andrew Miller deal, and, as of spring, 2018, is a starting pitcher for Boston
Actress - Gunsmoke (replaced Amanda Blake in the final season), Green Acres (replaced Barbara Pepper as Doris Ziffel in the final season), The Doris Day Show, The Dave Thomas Show, The Wizard, No Soap Radio, Gen. Hospital, The Long Riders, Pale Rider
MLB pitcher from 1956-67 for Giants, Angels, A's, Phillies. !957 R.O.Y. and All-Star going 19-8 with 3.08 ERA. Also led league in K's 1957. Best season 1962 going 24-7 with 3.43 ERA. Led league in shutouts in 1960. In 1962 W.S. went 1-2 with 1.93 ERA
Actor - Niagara, Indestructible Man, Monster That Challenged The World, Bus Stop, Naked & The Dead, It Happened To Jane, Summer & Smoke, How To Murder Your Wife, 10, 16 Candles, Leave It To Beaver (Ward Cleaver in orig. unused pilot)
Actor (b: 1918) - Peter Gunn (title role), The Deadly Mantis, A&C Meet Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Humoresque, God Is My Co-Pilot, The French Line, The Killer Bees, S.O.B., Rich Man-Poor Man, Mr. Broadway (TV series), Man Of The World (TV series)
Vietnam/Fall of Saigon/Drove bus through Saigon & pick up eligible to leave. Saw anger growing among those on the streets as people realized the end was near & U.S. was pulling out. A rocket hit near the bus & was shaken by shrapnel
Actor - The Amos 'n' Andy Show/Lightnin' (TV Show); Carmen Jones; ...Mad, Mad World; Disney's Song Of The South (voice/Br'er Bear); Zombies On Broadway; Ramar Of The Jungle. Founded the Ebony Showcase Theatre in 1950
Actress (b: 1931) - I Married A Monster From Outer Space, Daughter Of Dr. Jekyll, The Leech Woman, The Cyclops, Girls Town, Alias Jesse James, The Young Guns, The Oklahoman, We're No Angels, Zorro (TV 1959, as Moneta), MANY TV guest-starring roles
Costume Designer - Spartacus (AA win). AA noms. for: Bedknobs & Broomsticks, The Hawaiians, The Happiest Millionaire, Ship Of Fools, Inside Daisy Clover, Toys In The Attic, Bon Voyage, Babes In Toyland & 7 Thieves. Others: Logan's Run, Touch Of Ev