Death Place Matching "Chicago, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
Allan Pinkerton was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1819. As a young man he became involved in the struggle for voting rights for Scots. Disappointed with the movement's failure, and chafing under the political restrictions existing in the U.K. at the time, he emigrated to the U.S. Traveling ...
Soundtrack | Jonah Hex
The words to "When You and I Were Young, Maggie" come from a poem written in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada by George W. Johnson, a schoolteacher who taught languages and mathematics. The poem was written ca 1864 and was a pledge of his undying love to his wife Maggie Clark, who died in 1865.
Actor | The Old Florist
Harry Cashman born in America in 1870, became well-known in the theatre from the 1890's. tall, stocky wavy haired performer who starred and supported in many comedy and drama films for the Chicago based Essanay Film Company in 1911-12, often played Father's or Chief of Police often teamed with ...
19. Camille D'Arcy
Actress | Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines
Camille D'Arcy was born in 1879. She was an actress, known for Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines (1916), The Prince Chap (1916) and The White Sister (1915). She was married to Dr. Loren Wilder. She died on September 27, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
21. Bert Murphy
Actor | Black and White
Bert Murphy was born in September 1876 in Carbondale, Illinois, USA as Albert Murphy. He was an actor, known for Black and White (1914), A Milk Fed Hero (1918) and A Busted Romance (1918). He was married to Frances Ellick. He died on October 4, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois.
27. Tom Brown
Actor | Lime Kiln Club Field Day
A veteran actor, comedian, minstrel and musician, Tom Brown started in show business as a member of a number of traveling minstrel shows starting in the mid-1880s. He developed his impersonations of various ethnic group, soon being known for his Chinese impersonations, although he was able to do ...
Soundtrack | Father Goose
Composer ("Oh, Promise Me") and author, educated at St. John's College in Oxford, England. He also studied with Lebert, Pruckner, Vannucini, von Suppe, Genee, and Delibes. He earned an honorary Mus. D. at Racine College. He first worked in a brokerage firm, and also owned a dry-cleaning business in...
33. Jim Colosimo
Notorious Chicago gangster--and one of the last of the "Mustache Petes", a nickname given to the old-line Italian gangsters by the "Young Turks" trying to take over--Giacomo "Big Jim" Colosimo was born in Colosimi, Italy. His family emigrated to Chicago in 1895, where "Big Jim" got an early start ...
34. Marcia Moore
Actress | Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz
Marcia Moore was born on December 12, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz (1910), The Land of Oz (1910) and The Second in Command (1915). She was married to John Thomas Davis Jr and Joseph Swerling aka Joe Siverling. She died on June 28, ...
Director | The Little Girl Next Door
Richard Foster Baker was born on January 25, 1857 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Little Girl Next Door (1916), Kidder and Ko (1918) and A Bunch of Keys (1915). He died on February 21, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
40. Walker Thompson
Actor | The Symbol of the Unconquered
Walker Thompson was born on October 19, 1887 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for The Symbol of the Unconquered (1920) and Lime Kiln Club Field Day (1913). He was married to Alice Calloway. He died on September 19, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
41. Frank Bacon
Writer | Lightnin'
Frank Bacon was born on January 16, 1864 in Marysville, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Lightnin' (1925), Lightnin' (1930) and The Magnavox Theater (1950). He was married to Jane Jennie Weidman (actress). He died on November 19, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
43. Lillian Drew
Actress | Ruggles of Red Gap
The beautiful Lillian Drew was born in Chicago in 1886. Lillian became a highly popular musical comedy theatre star from the mid 1900's, often appearing with her husband actor E.H. Calvert. Later Lillian a gorgeous brunette starred in more than 90 drama and comedy films and became known as Lily of ...
44. Bobby Franks
Bobby Franks was born on September 19, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert E. Franks. He died on May 22, 1924 in Chicago.
Irish-American gangster Charles Dion O'Bannion, nicknamed "Deanie", was, unlike many of his fellow contemporary gangsters, born and raised in the US. From the small Illinois town of Marca, his family moved to Chicago after his mother's death in 1901, settling in an Irish neighborhood on the city's ...