Death Place Matching "North Carolina, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Murray Hamilton

Actor | Jaws

Murray Hamilton was one of those character actors whose face would be familiar to most movie buffs at an instant, yet his name may not. That's a shame, because Hamilton was one of the most versatile and prolific of performers who was never anything less than completely convincing in any role he ...

2. Brandon Lee

Actor | The Crow

Born on February 1, 1965 to Bruce Lee (Martial Arts idol) and Linda Lee Cadwell. Brother to Shannon Lee. In 1970-71, they moved to Hong Kong where Brandon became fluent in Cantonese by the age of 8. He attended Boston's Art-Oriented Emerson College in Massachusetts. He studied Martial Arts and ...

3. James Best

Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard

American character actor and teacher. Born Jewel Guy in Powderly, Kentucky, on July 26, 1926, he was orphaned at three and adopted by Armen and Essa Best, who re-named him James K. Best and raised him in Corydon, Indiana. Following high school he worked briefly as a metalworker before joining the ...

4. Jan-Michael Vincent

Actor | Bite the Bullet

Virile, handsome and square-jawed youthful star of the 1970s and 1980s who showed early potential at super-stardom, Jan-Michael Vincent originally made a name for himself portraying rebellious young men bucking the system, as in The Tribe (1970), White Line Fever (1975) and Baby Blue Marine (1976) ...

5. Andy Griffith

Actor | The Andy Griffith Show

Andy Griffith is best known for his starring roles in two very popular television series, The Andy Griffith Show (1960) and Matlock (1986). Griffith earned a degree in music from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the 1950s, he became a regular on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and ...

6. Ivan Dixon

Director | The Spook Who Sat by the Door

Ivan Dixon was a handsome, mustachioed African-American actor and director who carried a strong, serious nature about his solid frame. He initially earned attention in groundbreaking stage and film work with pronounced themes of social and racial relevance. He would become better known, however, ...

7. Frances Bavier

Actress | The Day the Earth Stood Still

Frances Bavier was born in New York City on December 14, 1902. Her first Broadway appearance was in April 1925 in "The Poor Nut", the start of a successful Broadway career. She traveled with the USO to entertain the U.S. troops in the Pacific during World War II. Her last appearance on Broadway was...

8. Harry Anderson

Actor | Night Court

Harry Anderson was born on October 14, 1949 in Newport, Rhode Island, USA as Harry Laverne Anderson. He was an actor, known for Night Court (1984), It (1990) and Tales from the Crypt (1989). He was married to Elizabeth Morgan and Leslie Pollack. He died on April 16, 2018 in Asheville, North ...

9. Bob Denver

Actor | Gilligan's Island

Bob Denver was attending college at Loyola-Marymount University, in Los Angeles, when he got into acting. At first, Denver wasn't sure he wanted to be an actor, but gradually gave in, deciding that's what he was going to do for a career. Before he became established, he worked as a mailman and ...

10. Pat Hingle

Actor | Batman & Robin

Pat Hingle (real name: Martin Patterson Hingle) was born in Miami, Florida, the son of a building contractor. His parents divorced when Hingle was still in his infancy (he never knew his father) and his mother supported the family by teaching school in Denver. She then began to travel (with her son...

11. Wolfman Jack

Actor | American Graffiti

Wolfman Jack was born on January 21, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Robert Weston Smith. He was an actor, known for American Graffiti (1973), Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) and Motel Hell (1980). He was married to Lucy Lamb. He died on July 1, 1995 in Belvedere, North Carolina, ...

12. Ed Nelson

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Ed Nelson was aiming for a career in the legal profession until he caught the acting bug during his second year of college. In 1952, he headed off to New York City, where he studied direction and production at the School of Radio Technique. He returned to his native New Orleans where he worked as ...

13. Daliah Lavi

Actress | Casino Royale

She was a star in Europe long before she made a dent in Hollywood in the late 60s. Along with other foreign imports at the time, such as Brigitte Bardot, Ursula Andress, Elke Sommer, Ewa Aulin, Senta Berger, Rosanna Schiaffino, Shirley Eaton, Sylva Koscina, Barbara Bouchet, et al., she pursued sex ...

14. Collin Wilcox Paxton

Actress | To Kill a Mockingbird

Actress Collin Wilcox extended her given name twice over the duration of her professional acting career -- billing herself as Collin Wilcox-Horne and Collin Wilcox Paxton, to be exact. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Highlands, North Carolina, and her interest in theater was sparked ...

15. Janis Carter

Actress | I Married an Angel

After graduating with two degrees (arts and music) from Mather College (Western Reserve) in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1935, Janis headed to New York with aspirations of embarking on a musical career in opera. Supporting herself by waitressing, singing in churches, modeling (Conover) and writing radio ...

16. Tab Thacker

Actor | Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol

Tab Thacker was born on March 10, 1962 in North Carolina, USA as Talmadge R. Thacker. He was an actor, known for Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987), Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988) and Wildcats (1986). He was married to Sharon. He died on December 28, 2007 in Raleigh, ...

17. Louan Gideon

Actress | The Secret World of Alex Mack

Louan Gideon was born on November 12, 1955 in Erath County, Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994), Treehouse Hostage (1999) and Titus (2000). She was married to Walt Borchers. She died on February 3, 2014 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

18. Maggie Cooper

Actress | Falcon Crest

Maggie Cooper was born on March 25, 1955 in the USA. She was an actress, known for Falcon Crest (1981), An Eye for an Eye (1981) and And Baby Makes Six (1979). She was married to Ken Burke and Gary A. Adelson. She died on October 4, 2016 in North Carolina, USA.

19. Maya Angelou

Actress | Madea's Family Reunion

Maya Angelou was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more ...

20. Terri DeMarco

Actress | Skirts Ahoy!

Terri DeMarco was born on September 30, 1930 as Marie Grace DeMarco. She was an actress, known for Skirts Ahoy! (1952). She was married to Murray Hamilton. She died on September 3, 1999 in Washington, North Carolina, USA.

21. Darwin Joston

Actor | Assault on Precinct 13

"Got a smoke?" Darwin Joston secured himself a permanent place in cult movie history with that particular laconically witty line as laid-back Death Row-bound convict Napoleon Wilson in John Carpenter's outstanding urban action thriller classic Assault on Precinct 13 (1976). Wilson was undoubtedly ...

22. Dorothy Hart

Actress | Tarzan's Savage Fury

A former model, the luminously beautiful Dorothy Hart was signed to a contract by Universal Pictures after having made only one film, Columbia's Gunfighters (1947). However, the studio system couldn't quite find a place for a woman with her carriage and elegance, and relegated her to westerns, ...

23. Captain Kidd Brewer Jr.

Actor | The Abyss

Captain Kidd Brewer Jr. was born on August 27, 1948 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA as Pierce Oliver Brewer Jr. He is known for his work on The Abyss (1989), Piranha II: The Spawning (1981) and Under Pressure: Making 'The Abyss' (1993). He died on May 22, 1990 in Raleigh.

24. Katharine Alexander

Actress | The Painted Veil

Katherine (also called Katharine) Alexander, an excellent character actress, had been born in 1897 to a mother who was part Cherokee and to a father who farmed land on Indian territory. And yet she was never given the part of a native American in the course of her thirty-five-year acting career. ...

25. Lee Chamberlin

Actress | All My Children

Lee Chamberlin was born on February 14, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA as Alverta La Pallo. She was an actress, known for All My Children (1970), Loving (1983) and The Electric Company (1971). She was married to Daniel Edward Chamberlin. She died on May 25, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina...

26. Ed Crowley

Actor | Witness

Ed Crowley was born on September 5, 1926 in Lewiston, Maine, USA as Edward Joseph Crowley. He was an actor, known for Witness (1985), Serpico (1973) and Three Days of the Condor (1975). He was married to Ruth Baker. He died on March 11, 2013 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

27. Helen Vinson

Actress | I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

Texas-born Helen Vinson was born Helen Rulfs in Beaumont on September 17, 1907, the daughter of an oil company exec.. The family eventually settled in Houston, where her inflamed passion for acting was first ignited. While in her teens she married Harry N. Vickerman, a man fifteen years her senior ...

28. Mirjana Puhar

Self | Access Hollywood

Mirjana Puhar was born on July 27, 1995 in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia, Yugoslavia as Mirjana Puhár. She died on February 24, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

29. Ritch Brinkley

Actor | Breakdown

Ritch Brinkley was born on March 18, 1944 in Colorado City, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Breakdown (1997), Cabin Boy (1994) and The Man with One Red Shoe (1985). He died on November 5, 2015 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

30. Wayne Crawford

Actor | Okavango: The Wild Frontier

Wayne Crawford was born in 1947 in Geneva, New York, USA as Wayne David Crawford. He was an actor and producer, known for Okavango: The Wild Frontier (1993), u'Bejani (1997) and Snake Island (2002). He was married to Olena. He died on April 30, 2016 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.

31. Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins

Actor | National Velvet

Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins was born on August 29, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jack Dudley Jenkins. He was an actor, known for National Velvet (1944), Summer Holiday (1948) and Boys' Ranch (1946). He was married to Glenda Larue Birmingham. He died on August 14, 2001 in Asheville, North ...

32. John Shearin

Actor | Hunter

John Shearin was born on September 27, 1944 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA as John Daniel Shearin III. He was an actor, known for Hunter (1984), American Gothic (1995) and Bret Maverick (1981). He was married to Jennifer Wilson. He died on April 9, 2017 in Greenville, North Carolina.

33. Keith Wayne

Actor | Night of the Living Dead

Keith Wayne was born on January 16, 1945 in Washington, Pennsylvania, USA as Ronald Keith Hartman. He was an actor, known for Night of the Living Dead (1968). He died on September 9, 1995 in Cary, North Carolina, USA.

34. Billy Graham

Writer | Wiretapper

Billy Graham was arguably the most successful Christian evangelist in the world. He was born William Franklin Graham, Jr., on Monday, November 7th, 1918 on a dairy farm near Charlotte, North Carolina, to Morrow (Coffey) and William Franklin Graham, who were dairy farmers. Billy was an unofficial ...

35. Oscar Micheaux

Writer | Within Our Gates

Oscar Micheaux, the first African-American to produce a feature-length film (The Homesteader (1919)) and a sound feature-length film (The Exile (1931)), is not only a major figure in American film for these milestones, but because his oeuvre is a window into the American history and psyche ...

36. Tommy Kelly

Actor | The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Tommy Kelly was born on April 6, 1925 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Francis Kelly. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938) and Mug Town (1942). He was married to Susie Burch. He died on January 26, 2016 in Greensboro, ...

37. Paul Bogart

Director | CBS Playhouse

Paul Bogart was born on November 13, 1919 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Paul Bogoff. He was a director and producer, known for CBS Playhouse (1967), All in the Family (1971) and Torch Song Trilogy (1988). He was married to Alma Jane Gitnick. He died on April 15, 2012 in ...

38. Buddy Baker

Actor | Speedway

Buddy Baker was born on January 25, 1941 in Florence, South Carolina, USA as Elzie Wylie Baker Jr. He was an actor, known for Speedway (1968), Corky (1972) and Six Pack (1982). He was married to Patricia Shane Prendergast Baker. He died on August 10, 2015 in Catawba County, North Carolina, USA.

39. Louis Eppolito

Actor | Lost Highway

Louis Eppolito was born on July 22, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA as Louis John Eppolito. He was an actor and writer, known for Lost Highway (1997), Goodfellas (1990) and Predator 2 (1990). He was married to Frances Ann . He died on April 8, 2017 in North Carolina, USA.

40. Preston Roberts

Self | Reconvergence

Preston Roberts was born on July 17, 1957 in Westfield, New Jersey, USA as Preston James Roberts. He died on July 24, 2017 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.

41. Anthony Jochim

Actor | One Girl's Confession

Anthony Jochim was born on January 14, 1892 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for One Girl's Confession (1953), The Girl on the Bridge (1951) and The Big Fisherman (1959). He died on April 10, 1978 in Waynesville, North Carolina, USA.

42. Fielder Cook

Director | Brigadoon

Emmy Award-winner Fielder Cook was a top television director who got his start in the early days of television, when he went to work for Lux Video Theatre (1950) in 1950. Other live-TV omnibus series that he worked on included Studio One in Hollywood (1948) and The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1956), for ...

43. Elizabeth Threatt

Actress | The Big Sky

American actress who made an impression in her only film. The daughter of an English father and a Cherokee mother, Threatt grew up in South Carolina. At 19, she went to New York and began a successful modeling career. In 1952, director Howard Hawks saw her photograph and cast her as the Blackfoot ...

44. Bob Smith

Soundtrack | Revolutionary Road

Beloved pioneer TV kids' show host, Buffalo Bob Smith was the co-creator and host of TV's Howdy Doody (1954) for almost its entire thirteen-year run (NBC: 1947 - 1960), being sidelined for a little less than a year by a near-fatal heart attack in 1954. With his open, friendly personality, combined ...

45. Georgia Carroll

Actress | Carolina Blues

Already a talented singer and dancer as a child, Georgia matured into a beautiful Hollywood model. Aged 17, she made the cover of 'Redbook' and her face continued to be featured throughout the 1930's and 40's in fashion magazines (Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Ladies Home Journal), on calendars and in ...

46. John Ehle

Writer | The Journey of August King

His paternal grandfather was German and his paternal grandmother was English. His mother also had English ancestry.

47. David Lowell Rich

Director | The Concorde... Airport '79

Under-rated producer and director of the 1960s and 1970s.

In the 1960s he directed episodes of several cult TV shows including one episode of The Twilight Zone.

In the 1970s he got caught up in the disaster movie craze by putting out atleast five disaster films, four for TV and one feature (The ...

48. Pearl Shear

Actress | Remington Steele

Pearl Shear was born on April 19, 1918 in Washington, Pennsylvania, USA as Pearl Gilbert. She was an actress, known for Remington Steele (1982), Lost & Found (1999) and With Friends Like These... (1998). She died on July 27, 2009 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

49. Freda Black

Self | Soupçons

Freda Black was born on November 11, 1960. She died in July 2018 in Durham, North Carolina, USA.

50. Daisy Hilton

Actress | Freaks

Born to a barmaid, Daisy and her conjoined twin sister Violet Hilton were raised by the midwife who delivered them. This woman, Mary Hilton, saw her meal ticket in the curly-haired babies and trained them to perform. The girls were ill-treated and kept in a state of poverty until they arranged a ...


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