Death Place Matching "Madrid, Spain" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Tyrone Power
Actor | Witness for the Prosecution
Tyrone Power was one of the great romantic swashbuckling stars of the mid-twentieth century, and the third Tyrone Power of four in a famed acting dynasty reaching back to the eighteenth century. His great-grandfather was the first Tyrone Power (1795-1841), a famed Irish comedian. His father, known ...
2. Bing Crosby
Actor | White Christmas
Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in ...
3. Roy Kinnear
After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the ...
Actress | Dune
Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...
5. Sara Montiel
Actress | La violetera
Sara Montiel was born in the village of Campo de Criptana, province of Ciudad Real, in the region of Castille-La Mancha, Spain. Her parents were Isidoro Abad, a peasant, and Maria Vicenta Fernández, a door-to-door beautician. The future star was christened Maria Antonia Alejandra Abad Fernández. ...
6. Fernando Rey
Actor | The French Connection
Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young...
Actress | Goya's Ghosts
May Heatherly was born on May 13, 1942 in Los Angeles, California. Heatherly moved to Spain when she was eleven years old and first started acting in various films and television shows in the early 1960's. May was best known for her memorable roles as the infected Nurse Helen in Cannibals in the ...
10. Patty Shepard
Actress | Descanse en piezas
Strikingly comely brunette Patty Shepard was born in 1945 in Greenville, South Carolina. The daughter of a U.S. Air Force official, Patty moved to Spain when she was only 18 years old. After becoming popular as a model in a series of TV commercials, the lovely Ms. Shepard embarked on an acting ...
Writer | El verdugo
Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the ...
12. Paul Naschy
Actor | El retorno del Hombre Lobo
Paul Naschy reigns supreme as the true king of Spanish horror cinema. He was born Jacinto Molina Alvarez on September 6, 1934, in Madrid, Spain. His father ran a successful fur business. Naschy grew up during the Spanish Civil War, and sought escape from the real-life horrors around him in ...
Actor | El abuelo
Spanish actor and director of cinema and theater. Son of the actress Carola Fernán Gómez. When he was three years old he comes back to Spain from Argentina. He has written comedies, novels and poem books. He plays a wide repertoire of roles from comedy to drama.
15. Henri Charrière
Writer | Papillon
Henri Charrière was born in 1906. He grew up in the south of France where his father was the master of a village school. After completing his military service in the navy, Charrière moved to Paris. His acquired nickname "Papillon" soon became a respected one in the underworld.
At the age of ...
Writer | Calle Mayor
Juan Antonio Bardem was born on June 2, 1922 in Madrid, Spain as Juan Antonio Bardem Muñoz. He was a writer and director, known for Main Street (1956), La venganza (1958) and Death of a Cyclist (1955). He was married to María Aguado Barbado. He died on October 30, 2002 in Madrid.
17. José Luis Cuerda
Director | La lengua de las mariposas
José Luis Cuerda was born on February 18, 1947 in Albacete, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. He was a director and writer, known for Butterfly (1999), The Others (2001) and The Blind Sunflowers (2008). He died on February 4, 2020 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
18. Fernando Sancho
Actor | El hijo del capitán Blood
Fernando Sancho was born on January 7, 1916 in Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain. He was an actor, known for The Son of Captain Blood (1962), La guerrilla (1973) and The Boldest Job in the West (1972). He was married to Maite Pardo. He died on July 31, 1990 in Madrid, Spain.
19. Alfredo Landa
Actor | El crack
He abandoned his studies of law for the universitary theater. His debut in cinema was in 1962. During the 60's and 70's he participates mainly in not very good comedies. But in the 80's he has revealed as one of the best spanish actors with films like The Holy Innocents (1984) or The Enchanted ...
20. Frank Braña
Actor | Viaje al centro de la Tierra
Frank Braña was born on February 24, 1934 in Pola de Allande, Asturias, Spain as Francisco Braña Pérez. He was an actor, known for Where Time Began (1977), Pieces (1982) and The Magnificent Robin Hood (1970). He died on February 13, 2012 in Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain.
Writer | I tre del Colorado
He was born in 1918, although there isn't a consensus as some books date his birth in 1925. He was one of the main directors of the Spanish horror boom in the 70s, specially for his quartet of films about the living dead templars which started with Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972).
22. Rocío Dúrcal
Actress | Acompáñame
Rocío Durcal, was born María de los Angeles de las Heras Ortíz, in Madrid, Spain on October 4th, 1945. At the age of 10, she took part in the radio show, 'Conozca a sus Vecinos' ('Meet Your Neighbours'). In these shows, Marietta (her familiar nickname, pronounced Mar-ee-etta) charmed the audience ...
Actor | Mi querida señorita
Spanish actor. He started his career in theatre in 1939, when he was only 17, with the support of the director Modesto Higueras and the painter José Caballero. His first works were as actor, set decorator and costume designer in non-commercial amateur theatre plays, basically at the 'Teatro de las ...
24. Ricardo Palacios
Writer | Mi conejo es el mejor
Ricardo Palacios was born on March 2, 1940 in Reinosa, Cantabria, Spain as Ricardo López-Nuño Díez. He was an actor and writer, known for Mi conejo es el mejor (1982), The Vengeance of Pancho Villa (1967) and La banda de Pérez (1997). He died on February 11, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
25. Terele Pávez
Actress | Las brujas de Zugarramurdi
Terele Pávez was born on July 29, 1939 in Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain as Teresa Marta Ruiz Penella. She was an actress, known for Witching and Bitching (2013), La Celestina (1996) and Common Wealth (2000). She died on August 11, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.
26. Emma Cohen
Actress | Novela
Emma Cohen was born on November 21, 1946 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Emmanuela Beltrán Rahola. She was an actress and writer, known for Novela (1963), Al otro lado del espejo (1973) and Estudio 1 (1965). She was married to Fernando Fernán Gómez. She died on July 11, 2016 in Madrid,...
Actor | El caballero Don Quijote
Juan Luis Galiardo was born on March 2, 1940 in San Roque, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain as Juan Luis Galiardo Comes. He was an actor and producer, known for Don Quixote, Knight Errant (2002), El vuelo de la paloma (1989) and Goodbye from the Heart (2000). He was married to Juana Prieto and María Elías. ...
29. Antonio Casas
Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
Casas was originally a soccer player and stayed for three years with the Spanish "Atlético Madrid" team. Due to injuries suffered he quit playing soccer and entered the acting profession in 1943, though by the time he retired from soccer he already had three acting credits, ranging from 1941 to ...
Writer | Los novios búlgaros
Spanish movies director. He studied cinema in Paris at the IDHEC. He began working in cinema in 1966, though he became famous in the years of the spanish transition to the democracy with provoking films. Drugs, delinquence, terrorism and generational problems are the common subjects in his films.
Writer | ¿Quién puede matar a un niño?
Narciso Ibáñez Serrador was born on July 4, 1935 in Montevideo, Uruguay as Narciso Esteban Ibáñez Serrador. He was a writer and director, known for Who Can Kill a Child? (1976), The House That Screamed (1969) and Historias para no dormir (1966). He was married to Adriana Gardiazábal and Diana Nauta...
32. Alberto Closas
Actor | Una muchachita de Valladolid
During the spanish civil war he goes with his family to Buenos Aires. There he studies in the Escuela de Arte Dramatico of Margarita Xirgu. He debuts in cinema in 1946 in Argentina and in 1955 he comes back to Spain and still working in cinema and theater. He is the owner of the Marquina theater in...
33. George Rigaud
Actor | Du rififi chez les femmes
George Rigaud was born on August 11, 1905 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Pedro Jorge Rigato Delissetche. He was an actor, known for Riff Raff Girls (1959), Timm Thaler (1979) and Fantômas (1932). He died on January 17, 1984 in Leganés, Madrid, Spain.
34. José Isbert
Actor | El cochecito
He debuted in theater when he was 19 years old and later he worked in the company of the Lara theater where he played as a first actor during 16 years. He participated in a short in 1912 but his cinematographic career mostly began on the 30s, working more in cinema than in theater in the 40s and ...
35. Emma Penella
Actress | Fortunata y Jacinta
Emma Penella was born on March 2, 1930 in Madrid, Spain as Manuela Ruiz Penella. She was an actress, known for Fortunata and Jacinta (1970), Aquí no hay quien viva (2003) and The Executioner (1963). She was married to Emiliano Piedra. She died on August 27, 2007 in Madrid.
36. Vicente Aranda
Director | Amantes
Vicente Aranda was born on November 9, 1926 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Vicente Aranda Ezquerra. He was a director and writer, known for Lovers: A True Story (1991), El Lute: Run for Your Life (1987) and The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006). He was married to Teresa Font. He died on May 26, 2015 in...
Actress | Las huellas borradas
Asunción Balaguer was born on November 8, 1925 in Manresa, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Asunción Balaguer Golobart. She was an actress, known for Wiped-Out Footprints (1999), Gran Hotel (2011) and Diego de Acevedo (1966). She was married to Francisco Rabal. She died on November 23, 2019 in ...
Actress | La femme et le pantin
Conchita Montenegro was born on September 11, 1911 in San Sebastián, Spain as Concepción Andrés Picado. She was an actress, known for The Woman and the Puppet (1929), Lola Montes (1944) and Marido y mujer (1932). She was married to Raul Roulien and Ricardo Giménez-Arnau. She died on April 22, 2007 ...
40. Sancho Gracia
Actor | El crimen del Padre Amaro
Sancho Gracia was born on September 27, 1936 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as Félix Ángel Sancho Gracia. He was an actor and producer, known for The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002), Curro Jiménez (1976) and 800 Bullets (2002). He was married to Noela Aguirre. He died on August 8, 2012 in Madrid.
41. Lola Flores
Actress | Una señora estupenda
Since very young she is famous as a dancer and singer of andalusian folklore. In 1939 she debuts in cinema in the role of a gipsy. Her greatest success is in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol as artistic partner till 1951. She marries in 1958 to the guitarrist Antonio González "El Pescaílla".
44. Edgar Neville
Writer | La vida en un hilo
Edgar Neville was born on December 28, 1899 in Madrid, Spain as Edgar Neville Romrée (conde de Berlanga de Duero). He was a writer and director, known for La vida en un hilo (1945), El último caballo (1950) and Flamenco (1952). He was married to Ángeles Rubio Argüelles y Alessandri. He died ...
45. José Sazatornil
Actor | Espérame en el cielo
José Sazatornil was born on August 13, 1925 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as José Sazatornil Buendía. He was an actor, known for Espérame en el cielo (1988), Todos a la cárcel (1993) and Tot un senyor (1989). He was married to Carmen. He died on July 23, 2015 in Madrid, ...
46. Jorge Grau
Writer | Noche de verano
Jorge Grau was born on October 27, 1930 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Jorge Grau Solá. He was a writer and director, known for Noche de verano (1963), The Rash One (1964) and Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974). He died on December 26, 2018 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
47. León Klimovsky
Director | La pícara molinera
León Klimovsky was born on October 16, 1906 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as León Klimovsky Dulfano. He was a director and writer, known for La pícara molinera (1955), La paz empieza nunca (1960) and Leap to Fame (1959). He was married to Inés de Tolosa. He died on April 8, 1996 in Madrid, ...
Actor | ¿Qué hacemos con los hijos?
Paco Martínez Soria was born on December 18, 1902 in Tarazona, Zaragoza, Spain as Francisco Martínez Soria. He was an actor and writer, known for ¿Qué hacemos con los hijos? (1967), La ciudad no es para mí (1966) and El difunto es un vivo (1956). He was married to Consuelo ...
49. Lili Muráti
Actress | Doctor Zhivago
Lili Muráti was born on July 22, 1914 in Nagyvárad, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), Miss President (1935) and Ez történt Budapesten (1944). She was married to Johann von Vásáry. She died on April 16, 2003 in Madrid, Spain.