Death Place Matching "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Sue Randall

Actress | Desk Set

Sue Randall was an actress who was born in 1935. Her primary roles were television instead of motion pictures with Desk Set (1957) being her only silver screen appearance. Sue's TV appearances were mostly guest roles in programs such as The Twilight Zone (1959), The Fugitive (1963), Bonanza (1959) ...

2. James Bond

James Bond was born on January 4, 1900 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was married to Mary Wickham Porcher Lewis Bond. He died on February 14, 1989 in Philadelphia.

3. Jared Martin

Actor | War of the Worlds

Born in Manhattan, New York to Charles E. Martin, prolific cover artist and cartoonist for the New Yorker magazine, and Florence Taylor, an artist and homemaker; Jared began acting at the age of thirteen when his parents gave him the choice of learning to play the piano or acting in the local ...

4. Vincent Gardenia

Actor | Moonstruck

He was honored twice off-Broadway with Distinguished Performance OBIE Award, first in 1960 for "Machinal" and again in 1969 for "Passing Through From Exotic Places." In 1972 he won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a play for "Prisoner on 2nd Avenue." In 1979 he was nominated for Best Actor ...

5. Zero Mostel

Actor | The Producers

Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on February 28, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York, one of eight children of an Orthodox Jewish family. Raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the young Zero, known as Sammy, developed his talent for painting and drawing at art classes provided by the ...

6. Pearl Bailey

Soundtrack | The Fox and the Hound

Her father Joseph was a minister and her mother was named Ella Mae. Her birth name was Pearly Mae but her parents anticipated she would be a boy and when a girl was born she was nicknamed "Dickie". Her brother was entertainer Bill Bailey (1912-1978). She spent her early life in Washington DC where ...

7. William Newman

Actor | For Love of the Game

William Newman made his film debut in the Stuart Rosenberg film Brubaker (1980), starring Robert Redford, and followed this up with The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) opposite Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange.

Acting roles continued through out the 1980s with roles in the Stephen King horror film ...

8. Dolores Donlon

Actress | The Long Wait

Dolores Donlon was born on September 19, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Patricia Vaniver. She was an actress, known for The Long Wait (1954), Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957) and Flight to Hong Kong (1956). She was married to Fernando Mendez, Robert de Pasquale and Victor M. ...

9. Paul Robeson

Actor | King Solomon's Mines

This handsome, eloquent and highly charismatic actor became one of the foremost interpreters of Eugene O'Neill's plays and one of the most treasured names in song during the first half of the twentieth century. He also courted disdain and public controversy for most of his career as a staunch Cold ...

10. Norman Matlock

Actor | Ghostbusters

He chatters a bit then looks at Robert De Niro and says "Bye killer", perhaps his most memorable cinematic quote while playing Charlie T in Taxi Driver (1976). But Matlock was a veteran with a distinguished career before and after the famous movie. Police commissioners, preachers, detectives and ...

11. Gilbert Lewis

Actor | Candyman

Gilbert Lewis was born on April 6, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Candyman (1992), Don Juan DeMarco (1994) and Touched (1983). He died on May 7, 2015 in Philadelphia.

12. Frances Dade

Actress | Dracula

Frances Dade was born on February 14, 1910 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Dracula (1931), Raffles (1930) and Grumpy (1930). She was married to Brock Van Avery. She died on January 21, 1968 in Philadelphia.

13. Dexter Gordon

Soundtrack | 'Round Midnight

Dexter Gordon was considered one of the greatest jazz saxophonists ever, During his heyday, namely `45-`80, he played tenor sax with many of the all-time jazz greats, including Lionel Hampton, Louis Armstrong, Billy Eckstine and many others. In the 60s, he left his vices behind and created some ...

14. Gia Carangi

Gia Carangi was born on January 29, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Gia Marie Carangi. She died on November 18, 1986 in Philadelphia.

15. Joe Frazier

Self | Rocky

Joe Frazier was born on January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA as Joseph William Frazier. He was an actor, known for Rocky (1976), Bocce Balls (2005) and A Christmas Journey Home (1996). He was married to Florence Smith. He died on November 7, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

16. Stanley H. Brassloff

Writer | Toys Are Not for Children

Stanley H. Brassloff was born on July 23, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Stanley Howard Brasloff. He was a writer and director, known for Toys Are Not for Children (1972), Two Girls for a Madman (1968) and Behind Locked Doors (1968). He was married to Debra LaVonne Friess. He died on ...

17. Marilyn Coleman

Actress | Menace II Society

Marilyn Coleman was born on March 23, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Menace II Society (1993), Disco Godfather (1979) and The Meteor Man (1993). She died on June 25, 2013 in Philadelphia.

18. Sylvia Kauders

Actress | Witness

Sylvia Kauders was born on December 1, 1921 in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Sylvia Wolinsky. She was an actress, known for Witness (1985), Predator 2 (1990) and Man on a Ledge (2012). She was married to Randle Kauders. She died on May 5, 2016 in South Philadelphia.

19. H.H. Holmes

Considered to be the first American serial-killer and possibly the most prolific, he was also a con-man and a bigamist. Holmes was a doctor who studied medicine at Ann Arbor. He then moved to New York where he practised briefly. His first brush with the law occurred there when some corpses where ...

20. Harold Melvin

Self | Bandstand

Harold Melvin was born on June 25, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was married to Ovelia. He died on March 24, 1997 in Philadelphia.

21. John Facenda

Actor | The Burglar

John Facenda was born on August 8, 1913 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as John Thomas Ralph Augustine James Facenda. He was an actor, known for The Burglar (1957), Middle Age Crazy (1980) and The Son of the Football Follies (1976). He was married to Dorothy Elizabeth Hunger. He died on September 25, ...

22. Anthony Riley

Self | The Voice

Anthony Riley was born on January 21, 1987 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on June 2, 2015 in Philadelphia.

23. Arthur V. Johnson

Actor | The Beloved Adventurer

Arthur V. Johnson was born on February 2, 1876 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Arthur Vaughen Johnson. He was an actor and director, known for The Beloved Adventurer (1914), Annie Rowley's Fortune (1913) and The Adventures of Dollie (1908). He was married to Maude Webb. He died on January 17, 1916 in ...

24. David Ruffin

Soundtrack | The Addiction

The man most of us know by his unmistakable, calming yet disturbed raspy voice was born Davis Eli Ruffin on January 18, 1941, in Whynot, Mississippi. His father, Eli Ruffin, was a Baptist minister. Only months after his birth his mother Ophelia Ruffin died, and his father later remarried, to a ...

25. Edgar Rosenberg

Producer | Poppies Are Also Flowers

Edgar Rosenberg was born on September 21, 1925 in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany as Edgar Alfred Rosenberg. He was a writer and producer, known for The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966), Rabbit Test (1978) and Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (1988). He was married to Joan Rivers. He died on ...

26. David Burns

Actor | The Saint in London

David Burns was born on June 22, 1901 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Saint in London (1939), Let's Make Love (1960) and ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969). He was married to Mildred Todd. He died on March 12, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

27. Tito Galla

Actor | Kidnapped

Tito Galla was born on June 8, 1935 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Pedro B. Galla. He was an actor, known for Kidnapped (1959), Darna at ang Babaing Tuod (1965) and Tatlong Big Shot (1965). He died on August 25, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

28. Christy Cabanne

Director | The Great Secret

Christy Cabanne was, along with Sam Newfield and William Beaudine, one of the most prolific directors in the history of American films.

Cabanne spent several years in the navy, leaving the service in 1908. He decided on a career in the theater, and became a director as well as an actor. Although ...

29. Tammi Terrell

Soundtrack | Guardians of the Galaxy

Tammi Terrell was born on April 29, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Thomasina Winifred Montgomery. She died on March 16, 1970 in Philadelphia.

30. Tom Brookshier

Actor | Black Sunday

Tom Brookshier was born on December 16, 1931 in Roswell, New Mexico, USA as Thomas Jefferson Brookshier. He was an actor, known for Black Sunday (1977), The NFL on CBS (1956) and This Week in Pro Football (1967). He was married to Barbara Brookshier. He died on January 29, 2010 in Philadelphia, ...

31. Richard Barathy

Actor | Caged Fury

Richard Barathy was an actor, known for Caged Fury (1990), Airwolf (1987) and Snake Eater (1989). He died on October 21, 1996 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

32. Frank Capra Jr.

Producer | Firestarter

It's a wonderful and busy life for Frank Capra, Jr., president of EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, North Carolina, currently the largest motion picture studio east of Hollywood. A second-generation filmmaker, Capra is the son of the late Lucille Rayburn Warner Capra and world-renowned ...

33. Lars Hensen

Actor | The Champ

Lars Hensen was born on June 24, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Lars E. Hanson. He is known for his work on The Champ (1979) and Cannon (1971). He died on December 23, 1999 in Philadelphia.

34. Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Soundtrack | The Great Debaters

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was born on March 20, 1915 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas, USA as Rosetta Nubin. She was married to Russell Morrison and Thomas Thorpe. She died on October 9, 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

35. B.S. Pully

Actor | Guys and Dolls

B.S. Pully was born on May 14, 1910 in New York City, New York, USA as Murray Lerman. He was an actor, known for Guys and Dolls (1955), The Love God? (1969) and Get Smart (1965). He was married to Hope. He died on January 6, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

36. William Guarnere

Self | He Has Seen War

As a young man he joined the famous Easy Company of the 101st Airborne Infantry Division when it was first formed. His first combat jump as a paratrooper was into occupied France the night before D-Day as part of the mass invasion. Earned the name "Wild Bill" due to his heroic efforts in combat ...

37. Ronnie Dyson

Actor | Hair

Ronnie Dyson was born on June 5, 1950 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was an actor, known for Hair (1979), Putney Swope (1969) and Love Child (2014). He died on November 10, 1990 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

38. Joe Penner

Actor | New Faces of 1937

Mostly forgotten today, radio comic Joe Penner was a major craze back in Depression-era 1933 and 1934. There was no heavy social significance to his work and certainly no subtlety -- just alot of slapstick silliness that helped audiences forget their troubles and get happy. People today equate ...

39. Margaret Seddon

Actress | Raffles

Margaret Seddon was born on November 18, 1872 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Marguerite Hungerford Whiteley Sloan. She was an actress, known for Raffles (1939), Quality Street (1927) and The Land of Promise (1917). She died on April 17, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

40. Nicholas Joy

Actor | Desk Set

Nicholas Joy was born on January 31, 1884 in Paris, France as Nicholas Frecknall Joy. He was an actor and writer, known for Desk Set (1957), Native Son (1951) and Joan of Arc (1948). He was married to Hildreth Elizabeth Sisson Riddle, Florence A. Seeligsberg (fashion designer) and Claudia G. He ...

41. Cordelia Drexel Biddle

Writer | The Happiest Millionaire

Philanthropist and socialite (a friend of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor). Her father, Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, inspired her book (The Happiest Millionaire) and subsequent Broadway play and movie. Her first husband was grandson of the founder of Duke Tobacco (later American Tobacco).

Her son, ...

42. Rick Curry

Actor | Monk

Rick Curry is a priest (formerly a brother) in the Society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuit order. He is the founder of the National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped and the Maine Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped, because he was born without a forearm. He is a baker, and has written two ...

43. Edwin McKim

Director | A Bath Tub Mystery

Edwin McKim was born on October 31, 1869 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Samuel McKim. He was a director and writer, known for A Bath Tub Mystery (1916), Should a Woman Divorce? (1914) and Oliver Twist (1912). He was married to Anna Lehr. He died on March 31, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

44. Dennis Ott

Actor | Road House

Dennis Ott was born on June 13, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Road House (1989), Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989) and Runaway Train (1985). He was married to Louise. He died on November 3, 1994 in Philadelphia.

45. Mariella Petrescu

Actress | Haiducii lui Saptecai

Mariella Petrescu was born as Marinela Petrescu in Bobaita, Turnu-Severin. She finished a four year study of Acting at the famous, internationally recognized Romanian Institute for Theater and Movie "Ion Luca Caragiale" (IATC) in Bucharest, nowadays the National University for Theatre and Movie Ion...

46. Ida James

Actress | Hi De Ho

Delicate beauty Ida James was a sweet-honey voiced singer who's singing could rival the birds, she gained popularity in the 1940s for her beauty, high, bird-like voice, grace, and glamour. She was the definition of daintiness and winsomeness. In everything she did, she always had charm and grace in...

47. Marjorie Battles

Actress | Lucky Lady

Marjorie Battles was born on June 5, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Marjorie Ann Battaglia. She was an actress, known for Lucky Lady (1975), McCloud (1970) and Police Story (1973). She died on October 18, 1987 in Philadelphia.

48. Margaret Kuhn

Self | Saturday Night Live

Margaret Kuhn was born on August 3, 1905 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She died on April 22, 1995 in Philadelphia.

49. Charles Crumb

Self | Crumb

Charles Crumb was born on March 13, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Vincent Crumb Jr. He died in February 1992 in Philadelphia.

50. J. Barney Sherry

Actor | A Little Brother of the Rich

J. Barney Sherry was born on March 4, 1874 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, USA as James Barney Sherry. He was an actor, known for A Little Brother of the Rich (1919), Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1905) and The Warrens of Virginia (1924). He died on February 22, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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