RIP to our world's greatest achievers, those who changed the way we live and the ways we thought. This list of people we wish were still alive includes some of the greatest humanitarians, artists, politicians, and celebrities we wished could have stayed with us longer. These notable dead people often died ahead of their time, while others passed from natural...
Providing reasons to laugh, cry and think for years to come after their deaths, the best celebrity tombstones contain witty and clever lines, famous quotes and funny phrases. Just as they did during life, each of these celebrities used their own unique way to make fans smile with their tombstone epitaphs.For many comedians, a tombstone is one place to tell o...
The 1950s featured the rise of blonde bombshells, their beautiful brunette counterparts, method actors, and zany comedians. Musicals and romantic comedies were still wildly popular throughout the decade, but suspense thrillers and dark dramas were also bringing in money at the box office.Who is the most popular movie star from the 1950s? James Stewart tops o...
List of famous people named Jack, along with photos. How many celebrities named Jack can you think of? The famous Jacks below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jack, athletes named Jack, and even political figures named Jack. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jack? Add them to the list.It's plai...
Many of the most powerful people in the world went to prep school. The children of wealthy parents - often "old money" and prep school alumni themselves - are often given the best opportunities in life, starting with top drawer education. This list of celebrities who went to prep school includes many of the more privileged actors, musicians, athlet...
The best actors ever are ranked here in this list of the best actors in film history. These are the greatest actors ever to appear on the silver screen - male only (to vote on both genders, check out this list of the greatest film actors and actresses). These gentlemen were part of some of the greatest movies of all time (or were perhaps the reason they were...
American national treasures work in different fields, are of different generations, and all have different stories to tell. But all of their stories are that of America itself. Some are media moguls, others are entertainers that nobody can bring themselves to hate. A few are politicians that have enormous influence and cultural cachet, even if you completely...
Celebrities who went to Ivy League schools are those smarty pants actors, musicians, and other famous people in the entertainment industry who at one point in their careers attended one of the most prestigious universities in the country. All of these stars scored big for their work in Hollywood but judging by their schooling, they would have likely been suc...
This list includes all Oscar hosts ever. Since the Academy Awards ceremonies began in 1929, 73 different people have hosted or co-hosted the event. Some have hosted multiple times, but none holds a candle to Bob Hope. The actor/comedian hosted the Oscars a record 18 different times, beginning in 1940. Other multiple hosts or co-hosts include Billy Crystal (8...
List of famous people who went to boarding school ranked by fame and popularity. A boarding school is a place where students both learn and live. Boarding schools usually except students who are in junior high or high school. There are several military schools that are also boarding schools. Several prominent families tend to send their children to boarding ...
The Academy Award is among the most prestigious honors offered to people who work in film. This list ranks all actors and actresses who have ever been awarded at least two Oscars for acting, in the categories of Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, or Best Supporting Actress. Who is the best two-time Oscar winning actor of all time? Vote up the g...
We asked, you answered. Fans of the Ranker Facebook page chose which dead actors they’d like to bring back to life for just one more movie. Do you agree with their choices? From old Hollywood stars like Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe to more recent actors who died young, we’d welcome back any of these great talents with open arms. We started with a few...
A list of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with photos. This list includes all television and movie stars. Acquiring a star on the Walk of Fame is considered a huge accomplishment in Hollywood, even among celebrities. To do so involves lobbying the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and making a $30,000 donation if you're selected (about 10% of the potential ...
List of Famous Hasty Pudding Club and Hasty Pudding Theatricals Members ranked by fame and popularity. The Hasty Pudding Club was formed at Harvard University in 1795. The group spawned the performance group The Hasty Pudding Theatricals in 1844. Through the years, Harvard's Hasty Pudding organizations have hosted many talented and influential members. Enjoy...
The Golden Apple Award for Most Cooperative Actor was awarded to those entertainers known for positive, helpful behavior on set. Presented by the Hollywood Women's Press Club from 1941-1966, this award was later renamed "Golden Apple Male Star of the Year" and presented in Hollywood until 2001. Some multiple-time recipients of the Most Cooperative ...
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