Death Place Matching "North Carolina, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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and square-jawed youthful star of the 1970s and 1980s who showed early potential at super-stardom, Jan-Michael Vincent originally made a name for himself portraying rebellious young men bucking the system, as in The Tribe (1970), White Line Fever (1975) and Baby Blue Marine (1976) ...
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, ...
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...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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, ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...