Death Place Matching "Madrid, Spain" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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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

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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 ...

4. Silvana Mangano

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...

7. La Veneno

Actress | El secreto de la Veneno

La Veneno was born on March 19, 1964 in Adra, Almería, Andalucía, Spain as José Antonio Ortiz Rodríguez. She was an actress. She died on November 9, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.

8. May Heatherly

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 ...

9. Luis Barboo

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Luis Barboo was born on March 20, 1927 in Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. He was an actor, known for Conan the Barbarian (1982), Dracula, Prisoner of Frankenstein (1972) and Bad Medicine (1985). He died on September 30, 2001 in Madrid, Spain.

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 ...

11. Luis García Berlanga

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 ...

13. Fernando Fernán Gómez

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.

14. Alberto de Mendoza

Actor | El jefe

Alberto de Mendoza was born on January 21, 1923 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Alberto Manuel Rodríguez Gallego Gonzáles de Mendoza. He was an actor, known for The Boss (1958), Tapas (2005) and El oriental (1982). He died on December 12, 2011 in Madrid, Spain.

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 ...

16. Juan Antonio Bardem

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.

21. Amando de Ossorio

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 ...

23. José Luis López Vázquez

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,...

27. Eduardo Gómez

Actor | Aquí no hay quien viva

Eduardo Gómez was born on July 27, 1951 in Madrid, Spain as Eduardo Gómez Manzano. He is known for his work on Aquí no hay quien viva (2003), 800 Bullets (2002) and Common Wealth (2000). He died on July 28, 2019 in Madrid.

28. Juan Luis Galiardo

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 ...

30. Eloy de la Iglesia

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.

31. Narciso Ibáñez Serrador

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...

37. Asunción Balaguer

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 ...

38. Conchita Montenegro

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 ...

39. Juan Carlos Olivas

Actor | 2033

Juan Carlos Olivas was an actor, known for 2033 (2009), 180º (2010) and Kipatla (2012). He died on April 26, 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

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".

42. Amparo Rivelles

Actress | Fuenteovejuna

Amparo Rivelles was born on February 11, 1925 in Madrid, Spain as María Amparo Rivelles y Ladrón de Guevara. She was an actress, known for Fuenteovejuna (1947), La fe (1947) and Esquilache (1989). She died on November 7, 2013 in Madrid, Madrid.

43. John Gilling

Director | The Pirates of Blood River

Served in the Royal Navy during World War II.

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, ...

48. Paco Martínez Soria

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.

50. José Bódalo

Actor | Estudio 1

José Bódalo was born on March 24, 1916 in Córdoba, Argentina as José Bódalo Zúffoli. He was an actor, known for Estudio 1 (1965), El crack (1981) and Django (1966). He died on July 24, 1985 in Madrid, Spain.


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