|Died||1957 (aged 55–56)|
James Sweeney (1901–1957) was an American film editor.
Sweeney was born in Illinois and started his Hollywood career in 1929. After starting as a film editor for Columbia, including a number of Three Stooges short subjects, Sweeney spent most of the rest of his career on Columbia features and programmers. He was active through 1957, and worked on about 100 films and some early television series.
Samuel Horwitz, known professionally as Shemp Howard, was an American comedian and actor. He was called "Shemp" because "Sam" came out that way in his mother's thick Litvak accent. He is best known as the third Stooge in the Three Stooges, a role he played when the act began in the early 1920s (1923–1932), while it was still associated with Ted Healy and known as "Ted Healy and his Stooges"; and again from 1946 until his death in 1955. During the fourteen years between his times with the Stooges, he had a successful solo career as a film comedian, including series of shorts by himself and with partners, and reluctantly returned to the Stooges as a favor to his brothers Moe and Curly.
Charles Robert Starrett was an American actor, best known for his starring role in the Durango Kid western series.
Lew Landers was an American independent film and television director.
Heinie Conklin was an American actor and comedian whose career began in the silent film era.
Raymond William Hatton was an American film actor who appeared in almost 500 motion pictures.
Vernon Bruce Dent was an American comic actor, who appeared in over 400 films. He co-starred in many short films for Columbia Pictures, frequently as the foil and the main antagonist and ally to The Three Stooges.
George J. Lewis was a Mexican-born actor who appeared in many films and eventually TV series from the 1920s through the 1960s, usually specializing in westerns. He is probably best known for playing Don Alejandro de la Vega, who was Don Diego de la Vega's father in the 1950s Disney television series Zorro. Lewis co-starred in Zorro's Black Whip and had a minor role in Ghost of Zorro before starring as Don Alejandro in the Disney series.
Edward Irving Ludwig was a Russian-born American film director and writer. He directed nearly 100 films between 1921 and 1963.
Ernest Thurston Hall was an American film, stage and television actor.
Al Thompson was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 170 films between 1916 and 1958.
Samuel Bischoff was an American film producer who was responsible for more than 400 full-length films, two-reel comedies, and serials between 1922 and 1964.
Kenneth MacDonald was an American film actor. Born in Portland, Indiana, MacDonald made more than 220 film and television appearances between 1931 and 1970. His name is sometimes seen as Kenneth McDonald.
Norman "Rusty" Wescoatt was an American supporting actor who appeared in over 80 films between 1947 and 1965.
Benjamin Harrison Kline was an American cinematographer and film director. He was the father of Richard H. Kline.
Henry Freulich was an American cinematographer for 31 years. He was married to the actress Kay Harris.
G. Pat Collins, also known as George Pat Collins or Pat Collins was an American actor of the stage and screen.
Viola Mallory Lawrence is considered by many to be the first female film editor in Hollywood. She was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing: for Pal Joey (1957), with Jerome Thoms; and for Pepe (1960), with Al Clark.
Gene Havlick was an American film editor.
Al Clark was a prolific American film editor whose career spanned four decades, most of which was spent at Columbia Pictures. He was nominated for 5 Academy Awards and 1 Emmy during his career. He is credited with editing over 120 films, and towards the end of his career, in the 1960s, he also edited several television series.
Edward Curtiss (1898-1970) was an American film editor who worked in Hollywood from the 1920s through the 1960s.