Death Place Matching "Phoenix, Arizona, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Peter Brown
Actor | Foxy Brown
Peter Brown got into acting when he was in the army by organizing a theater group on base to occupy his spare time while stationed in Alaska. After his discharge he enrolled in the acting program at UCLA, and starting in the mid-1950s found employment in many of the western films and series being ...
2. David Graf
Actor | Police Academy
David Graf was a Lancaster, Ohio native. He was a graduate of Lancaster High School in 1968. He went on to attend college at Otterbein University where he graduated in 1972 as a theater major. He attended Ohio State University grad school until 1975 when he dropped out to pursue an acting career in...
Actor | Gaslight
Charles Boyer studied philosophy before he went to the theater where he gave his debut in 1920. Although he had at first no intentions to pursue a career at the movies (his first movie was L'homme du large (1920) by Marcel L'Herbier) he used his chance in Hollywood after several filming stations ...
4. Pat Paterson
Actress | Charlie Chan in Egypt
Pat Paterson was born on April 10, 1910 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as Patricia Elizabeth Paterson. She was an actress, known for Charlie Chan in Egypt (1935), Idiot's Delight (1939) and Call It Luck (1934). She was married to Charles Boyer. She died on August 24, 1978 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Actress | Wicked Woman
Beverly Michaels was born on December 28, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Wicked Woman (1953), East Side, West Side (1949) and Women Without Men (1956). She was married to Russell Rouse and Voldemar Vetluguin. She died on June 9, 2007 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
6. Harry Cohn
He was crude, uneducated, foul and, even on his best behavior, abrasive. No major studio executive of the so-called "Golden Age" was more loathed (although at times the dictatorial Samuel Goldwyn and the hard-nosed Jack L. Warner came close) than Harry Cohn.
Born in the middle of 5 children to ...
Writer | Round the Film Studios
Adele and her brother Fred were the toast of Broadway in the 1920s and early thirties with such shows as Lady be Good and Funny Face. Many thought Adele was the greater entertainer of the pair, comparing her to Fanny Brice and Imogene Coca. Fred was far more serious about his craft and would ...
Actor | Sorcerer
Cosmo Allegretti was born on April 6, 1927 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Cosmo Francis Allegretti. He was an actor, known for Sorcerer (1977), Captain Kangaroo (1955) and Street Hunter (1990). He was married to Ilolya Korody and Carol Lawrence. He died on July 26, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
9. Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens, arguably the most popular American track and field star in history, was -- along with his contemporary, world's heavyweight champion Joe Louis -- one of the first African Americans to change white society's perception of both black athletes and, more importantly, people of color. The ...
10. Andy Russell
Soundtrack | Lolita
Born in Los Angeles to Mexican immigrant parents, Andy Russell, who took his professional name from one of his idols, Russ Columbo, acheived his greatest U.S. popularity in the 1940s. As with Columbo and Bing Crosby before him, he started out singing with Gus Arnheim's orchestra at the Cocoanut ...
11. Henry Kendrick
Actor | Raising Arizona
Henry Kendrick was born on September 25, 1933 in Bisbee, Arizona, USA as Henry Max Kendrick. He was an actor, known for Raising Arizona (1987), Revenge of the Nerds (1984) and The Ghost Dance (1982). He was married to Kathryne Marie Sullivan. He died on April 15, 1990 in Phoenix, Arizona.
12. Kelly Brown
Actor | Daddy Long Legs
Kelly Brown was born on September 24, 1928 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Daddy Long Legs (1955), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) and Oklahoma! (1955). He was married to Isabel Mirrow Brown. He died on March 13, 1981 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
13. Delores Wells
Actress | The Time Travelers
Pretty and petite 5'2" brunette Delores Wells was born on October 17, 1937 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Delores was the Playmate of the Month in the June, 1960 issue of "Playboy" (she was paid $500 dollars for this particular pictorial). Wells worked as a Bunny at the Chicago Playboy Club, where she ...
14. Mary Sinclair
Actress | Studio One
Mary Sinclair was historically significant for being the first actress to sign a seven-year contract with a television studio. In 1951 she signed with CBS and became a staple in an emerging genre, the one-hour television drama. She regularly appeared on the most popular programs such as The U.S. ...
15. Paul Harvey
Actor | The Right of the People
Paul Harvey was born on September 4, 1918 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Paul Harvey Aurandt. He was an actor, known for The Right of the People (1986), Everything That Rises (1998) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961). He was married to Lynn "Angel" Cooper. He died on February 28, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona...
16. Susan Miller
Actress | Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
Susan Miller was born on March 13, 1920 in Clark's Summit, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941), Swing It Soldier (1941) and Miracle on Main Street (1939). She died on August 26, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Frank Lloyd Wright was one of America's most famous architects who introduced his concept of "Organic architecture" and designed such landmarks as the Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum of Art.
He was born Frank Lincoln Wright on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, USA, into a family of...
18. Margaret Marquis
Actress | A Family Affair
Margaret Marquis was born on August 19, 1919 in North Bay, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Alice Marquis. She was an actress, known for A Family Affair (1937), Penrod and Sam (1931) and Brand of the Outlaws (1936). She died on January 19, 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
19. Sanford Gibbons
Actor | Tombstone
Sanford Gibbons born in Kansas City, Missouri attended St. Benedict's College in Atkinson, Kansas, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in English and Dramatics.He enlisted in the US Army and was assigned to the Armed Forces Radio Service in Anchorage Alaska. He had a television variety show ...
20. Helen Badgley
Actress | The Fires of Youth
Helen Badgley was born in Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1910. She made her film debut a year later in Brother Bob's Baby (1911) as "the baby". She became popularly known as "The Thanhouser Kidlet" and appeared in many films as a child.
She "retired" from the film business when she turned six years ...
21. Chris Squire
Soundtrack | Apollo 18
Born in London on March 4, 1948, Chris Squire engaged in a highly musical childhood, including singing in St. Paul's distinguished youth choir. In 1968, he bumped into aspiring tenor vocalist Jon Anderson in a London bar, "La Chasse". They soon found that they shared similar ideas of how music ...
23. Kirby Puckett
Actor | MC Hammer: 2 Legit 2 Quit
Kirby Puckett was born on March 14, 1960 in Chicago's South Side. He was the youngest of nine children born to William and Catherine Puckett. He was raised in the Robert Taylor Homes housing project, a row of broken-down apartments, which were dubbed "the place where hope dies."
Since there were no ...
26. Perk Lazelle
Actor | How to Marry a Millionaire
Perk Lazelle was born on August 25, 1907 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Percy Muehlig. He was an actor, known for How to Marry a Millionaire (1957), The Red Skelton Hour (1951) and The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959). He was married to Yvonne Della Bowman. He died on January 27, 2000 in ...
32. Donah Bassett
Editorial Department | Firestarter
Born Donah June Polk in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Her mother moved her to California in 1928. Donah studied art thru high school and community college in Santa Monica, California. She began a career in the Film Industry in 1954, working as a film technician at Technicolor Film Laboratory. She then moved ...
35. Howard Pine
Production Manager | The Karate Kid
Howard Pine was born on April 4, 1917 in New York City, New York, USA as Howard Benjamin Pine. He was an assistant director and production manager, known for The Karate Kid (1984), Annie (1982) and The Karate Kid Part II (1986). He died on March 2, 1999 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Music Department | Eight Legged Freaks
Damon Intrabartolo studied music composition at USC School of Music. Recent theater work includes bare: a pop opera (Winner, Best Musical: LA Weekly, Los Angeles Drama Critics, 2001 Ovation Awards, Backstage Garland Awards), Ann E. Wrecksick & the Odyssey of the Bulimic Orphans (Los Angeles ...
37. Earl Haley
Director | The Gentleman from Arizona
Earl Haley was born on October 1, 1897 in Globe, Arizona, USA. He was an assistant director and actor, known for The Gentleman from Arizona (1939), King of the Wild Horses (1933) and Clipped Wings (1937). He died on March 27, 1987 in Phoenix, Arizona.
44. Jerry Lawson
Music Department | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Jerry Lawson was born on January 23, 1944 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Jerome Eugene Lawson. He is known for his work on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The Heartbreak Kid (1993) and Soul! (1968). He was married to Julie Hurwitz. He died on July 10, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
46. Don Newton
Writer | Beware the Batman
Don Newton (1934-1984) was an American comics artist. He was born in St. Charles Virginia, but grew up in Arizona. During his career, he worked for a number of comic book publishers including Charlton Comics, DC Comics, and Marvel Comics. At DC he did notable stints on Aquaman, Batman and Captain ...
50. Jimmy Starr
Writer | The Man Hunter
Jimmy Starr was born on February 3, 1904 in Clarksville, Texas, USA as James Atherton Starr. He was a writer and actor, known for The Man Hunter (1930), The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) and Spring Is Here (1930). He was married to Cherie R Brigance, Marcoreta Hellman, Julie Carter, Eve Conrad and Eve ...