Death Place Matching "San Francisco, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Lyle Talbot

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Lyle Talbot, who appeared in over 150 movies from leads in Warner Bros.' "pre-Code" pictures to countless supporting roles, and later enjoyed a steady TV career as a character actor, was born Lysle Henderson on February 8, 1902, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a small town in Nebraska, ...

2. Thuy Trang

Actress | The Crow: City of Angels

Thuy Trang was born on December 14th of 1973 in Saigon, Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975 to Communist forces, her father who had fought in the Vietnam War, traveled to America to seek political asylum. However, his entire family, unable to follow, were left behind.

In 1979, Thuy and her ...

3. John Dye

Actor | Tour of Duty

John Dye was born on January 31, 1963 in Amory, Mississippi, USA as John Carroll Dye. He was an actor and director, known for Tour of Duty (1987), Touched by an Angel (1994) and Best of the Best (1989). He died on January 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California, USA.

4. Crahan Denton

Actor | The Parent Trap

Crahan Denton was born on March 20, 1914 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Arthur Crahan Denton. He was an actor, known for The Parent Trap (1961), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) and Studio One in Hollywood (1948). He was married to Eleanor Brown. He died on December 4, 1966 in San Francisco, California...

5. Hollis Irving

Actress | Blondie

Hollis Irving was born on July 16, 1916 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Minnie Frudenfeld. She was an actress, known for Blondie (1957), Emergency! (1972) and Frogs (1972). She was married to Charles Irving. She died on December 28, 2002 in San Francisco, California, USA.

6. Melvin Belli

Producer | Tokyo File 212

Melvin Belli was born on July 29, 1907 in Sonora, California, USA as Melvin Moulon Belli. He was an actor and producer, known for Tokyo File 212 (1951), Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) and Gimme Shelter (1970). He was married to Nancy Ho, Lia Triff, Pat Montandon, Betty Ballantine, Joy Turney...

7. Arlene Francis

Actress | The Thrill of It All

Arlene Francis, the witty actress and popular television personality, was born Arlene Francis Kazanjian on Oct. 20, 1907, in Boston. Her father was an Armenian immigrant, later painter and portrait photographer; her mother was the daughter of actor Alfred Davis. Even at an early age, Arlene said, "...

8. J.E. Freeman

Actor | Alien Resurrection

J.E. Freeman was born on February 2, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as James E. Freeman. He was an actor, known for Alien Resurrection (1997), Miller's Crossing (1990) and Patriot Games (1992). He died on August 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California, USA.

9. Al Jolson

Actor | The Jazz Singer

Al Jolson was known in the industry as "The World's Greatest Entertainer," for well over 40 years. After his death his influence continued unabated with such performers as Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Jackie Wilson and Jerry Lee Lewis all mentioning him as an ...

10. Johnny Weissmuller Jr.

Actor | THX 1138

Johnny Weissmuller Jr. was born on September 23, 1940 in San Francisco, California, USA as John Scott Weissmuller Jr. He was an actor, known for THX 1138 (1971), American Graffiti (1973) and Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle (1975). He was married to Diane. He died on July 27, 2006 in San Francisco.

11. Kerwin Mathews

Actor | The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Before there was a George Lucas and Harrison Ford running around creating special-effects excitement, there was a virile, boyishly handsome actor named Kerwin Mathews who was entertaining audiences battling a variety of creatures courtesy of pioneer special effects guru Ray Harryhausen. ...

12. Nancy Wickwire

Actress | The DuPont Show of the Month

Nancy Wickwire was born on November 20, 1925 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The DuPont Show of the Month (1957), Profiles in Courage (1964) and Camera Three (1955). She was married to Basil Langton. She died on July 10, 1974 in San Francisco, California, USA.

13. Edward Van Sloan

Actor | Frankenstein

US character actor; he of the close-cropped gray hair, thick spectacles and clipped, ominous tones who would serve most memorably as the nemesis of evil-doers and monsters in 30's and 40's horror movies and suspensers, antagonizing first the likes of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff and then, years ...

14. Henry Stephenson

Actor | Tomorrow at Seven

Stephenson was a firm, dignified, worldly presence in Hollywood's classic history-based films of the 30s and 40s. The tall British character actor Henry Stephenson could be both imposing and benevolent in his patrician portrayals, usually expounding words of wisdom or offering gentlemanly aid. He ...

15. Lewis Wilson

Actor | Batman

Lewis Wilson was born on January 28, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Lewis Gilbert Wilson. He was an actor, known for Batman (1943), There's Something About a Soldier (1943) and Wild Women (1951). He was married to Dana Broccoli. He died on August 9, 2000 in San Francisco, California, USA.

16. Saveliy Kramarov

Actor | Tango & Cash

A Russian comedian who gave up a successful film career in his homeland for religious freedom and bit parts in the United States. He made 42 films in the former Soviet Union before he was allowed to leave in the early 1980's.

17. Halston

Costume Department | God Told Me To

Born Roy Frowick Halston on April 23, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa, Halston was a product of America's heartland. He led a classic Iowa childhood playing in soap box derby races, fishing, visiting farms, and the like. Halston took an interest in sewing from his mother, and from an early age he showed a...

18. Ruth Kobart

Actress | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Ruth Kobart was born on April 24, 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA as Ruth Maxine Kohn. She was an actress, known for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967), Dirty Harry (1971) and Sister Act (1992). She died on December 14, 2002 in San Francisco, California, USA.

19. Charles Judels

Actor | God's Gift to Women

Charles Judels or Charles Judel was born in Amsterdam in 1882. Starred on vaudeville in the early 1900s, and made his Broadway stage debut in 'The Ziegfeld Follies of 1912'. Highly talented chubby man who appeared in more than 130 American comedy and drama movies, his expertise with dialects served...

20. Tom Snyder

Actor | McCloud

Tom Snyder was born on May 12, 1936 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for McCloud (1970), Tomorrow Coast to Coast (1973) and The Larry Sanders Show (1992). He was married to Mary Ann Bendel. He died on July 29, 2007 in San Francisco, California, USA.

21. Saul Zaentz

Producer | The English Patient

Saul Zaentz learned gambling as a youth in Passaic, New Jersey, playing a card game called briscola. Later, in his twenties, he earned a full-time living as a gambler.

Saul settled in San Francisco after WWII, at first working for a local record distributor and eventually joining the jazz record ...

22. Sydney Walker

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Sydney Walker, the stage and movie actor, was born on May 5, 1921 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Walker made his Broadway debut as the Archbishop of Canterbury in the famous 1960 production of Jean Anouilh's "Beckett," which starred Laurence Olivier and Anthony Quinn. He subsequently appeared in 22 ...

23. Ina Claire

Actress | Ninotchka

Effervescent, blond star of sophisticated Broadway comedy in the 1920s. Born Ina Fagan, of Irish descent, she lost her father in a car accident four months before she was born. Without a breadwinner in the family, she was forced to live in a boarding house with her mother. From earliest childhood, ...

24. Anton LaVey

Actor | The Devil's Rain

Anton Szandor LaVey was born April 11, 1930 to Joseph and Augusta LaVey. His father was a liquor salesman. They soon moved to the San Francisco, California area. The name LaVey came from an immigrant ancestor who in passing through Ellis Island was given the name of his place of origin, Levey, ...

25. Harvey Milk

Self | News Talk

Harvey Milk was born on May 22, 1930 in Long Island, New York, USA as Harvey Bernard Milk. He died on November 27, 1978 in San Francisco, California, USA.

26. William Collier Jr.

Actor | Little Caesar

Buster Collier was born Charles F. Gall Jr. in New York and got his show-business start at the age of seven, his mother being an actress and his father being a theater manager. His parents later divorced and his mother married actor William Collier Sr., who adopted the boy and gave him his new name...

27. Jane Gilbert

Actress | Alex in Wonderland

Jane Gilbert was born on August 31, 1919 in Dubuque, Iowa, USA as Susan Jane Kies. She was an actress, known for Alex in Wonderland (1940). She was married to William Hopper. She died on September 21, 2004 in San Francisco, California, USA.

28. Scott Beach

Actor | Stand by Me

Scott Beach was born on January 13, 1931 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Alvin Scott Beach. He was an actor and writer, known for Stand by Me (1986), The Right Stuff (1983) and Mrs. Doubtfire (1993). He was married to Neva Beach. He died on February 13, 1996 in San Francisco, California, USA.

29. Curt McDowell

Director | Beaver Fever

Curt McDowell, born on January 9, 1945, Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Curtis A. McDowell. He was a director, writer, actor and artist in underground cinema. In the mid sixties he moved to San Francisco to study painting at the S.F. Art Institute, but he soon became interested in filmmaking and ...

30. Patricia Powell

Actress | Peter Gunn

Patricia Powell was born on October 22, 1929 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Patricia Ann Bargainer. She was an actress, known for Peter Gunn (1958), Lux Playhouse (1958) and Lux Video Theatre (1950). She was married to Aaron Gary Fieger, Raymond R. Herrmann, Jr., Frank Atlass, Daniel Arnstein and ...

31. Bing Davidson

Move Over, Darling

Bing Davidson was born on December 17, 1940 in Nebraska, USA as James Binger Davidson. He was an actor, known for Move Over, Darling (1963), Take Her, She's Mine (1963) and Harlow (1965). He died on July 18, 1965 in San Francisco, California, USA.

32. Morton Lowry

Actor | How Green Was My Valley

Born as Edward Morton Lowater in Lancashire England to parents Edward Morton Lowater (1888-1956) and Bithiah Holmes (1884-1968), he had one sister Kathleen.

Morton Lowry began a career to pursue acting on the London Stage. He started his stage career using the name Edward Lowater and appeared in ...

33. Michael O'Sullivan

Actor | Hang 'Em High

Michael O'Sullivan was born on March 4, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Patrick O'Sullivan. He was an actor, known for Hang 'Em High (1968) and You're a Big Boy Now (1966). He died on July 24, 1971 in San Francisco, California.

34. George Kuchar

Director | The Devil's Cleavage

George Kuchar was born on August 31, 1942 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as George Andrew Kuchar. He was a director and actor, known for The Devil's Cleavage (1975), Bongwater (1998) and Sparkle's Tavern (1985). He died on September 6, 2011 in San Francisco, California, USA.

35. Priscilla Alden

Actress | Criminally Insane

Heavyset character actress Priscilla Diane Alden was born on June 27, 1939 in San Francisco, California. Alden moved with her family to Santa Barbara, where she attended high school and graduated from UC Santa Barbara. After receiving a master's degree in English literature from the University of ...

36. Duong Don

Actor | We Were Soldiers

Duong Don was born on August 27, 1957 in Dalat, Vietnam. He was an actor, known for We Were Soldiers (2002), Mê Thao: There Was a Time When (2002) and Mark of the Devil (1992). He died on December 8, 2011 in San Francisco, California, USA.

37. Cherylene Lee

Actress | Donovan's Reef

Adorable child actress Cherylene Lee is known for Bachelor Father (1962), Donovan's Reef (1963), Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock (1962), The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (1972), and M*A*S*H (1979). Later she became a writer and playwright. Among her plays were 'The Legacy Codes,' about the Wen Ho Lee...

38. James Chandler

Actor | Heaven with a Gun

James Chandler was born on May 8, 1922 in San Francisco, California, USA as James T. Chandler. He was an actor, known for Heaven with a Gun (1969), Mannix (1967) and Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962). He died on June 14, 1988 in San Francisco.

39. Suzanne Alexander

Actress | Cat-Women of the Moon

The daughter of a concert entertainer and of a mother who was "Miss Canada of 1918", Canadian-born Suzanne Alexander was one of those numerous starlets who, back in the 1950's, displayed their comely figures in a couple of movies and TV series episodes without finding a worthwhile role to prove ...

40. Janear Hines

Actress | Hit!

Janear Hines was born on October 5, 1950 in Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Hit! (1973), Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974) and Barnaby Jones (1973). She was married to David L. Wells. She died on March 2, 1981 in San Francisco, California, USA.

41. Virginia Rappe

Actress | Paradise Garden

An actress best known for her death, her controversial demise occurred the day after being discovered in a hotel bedroom during a party that involved a large amount of alcohol consumption. Actor Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle was the last person seen with Rappe before she was found seriously injured. ...

42. Alexander Hall

Director | Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Making his stage debut in 1898 at age four, Alexander Hall entered films in 1914 as an actor. Leaving the film industry to serve in the American army in World War I, he returned from military service in 1917 and re-entered the business, but this time as an editor and assistant director. He made his...

43. Christopher Pray

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Christopher Pray was born on March 2, 1946 in California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Junior (1994) and Sudden Impact (1983). He died on February 16, 2019 in San Francisco, California.

44. Harry Hay

Director | Even: As You and I

Harry Hay was born to a well-to-do family in the U.K, in 1912, and moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1919. He learned early in his life to trust his internal instinct and understanding of truth rather than blindly accept truth from authority. He was a member of the Communist Party and union ...

45. Jerry Juhl

Writer | The Muppet Movie

Jerry Juhl became the first full-time employee of Jim Henson Co. in 1961 after meeting Henson at a puppeteer's convention. The company coined the term "Muppet," a combination of the words marionette and puppet, and created a series of short skits parodying television news people. Juhl worked on Jim...

46. Mildred Bracken

Actress | The Prisoner's Story

Mildred Bracken was born on April 3, 1896 in California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Prisoner's Story (1912), Aileen o' the Sea (1913) and St. Joseph's Taper (1913). She was married to Bertram Bracken. She died on February 24, 1964 in San Francisco, California.

47. Ching Wah Lee

Actor | The Good Earth

Ching Wah Lee was born on June 28, 1901 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Good Earth (1937), Flower Drum Song (1961) and Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944). Little known to many, Lee was also a scholar. He gave guided tours of San Francisco's Chinatown, showing the ...

48. Morgan Upton

Actor | Sudden Impact

Morgan Upton was born on August 11, 1930 in Massachusetts, USA as Richard Morgan Upton. He was an actor, known for Sudden Impact (1983), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) and No Small Affair (1984). He died on December 22, 1991 in San Francisco, California, USA.

49. Erma Bombeck

Writer | Maggie

Often called one of the greatest humorists America has produced in the last 50 years, Erma Bombeck was a product of the American midwest. A journalist at the Dayton Herald in Ohio for four years, she quit to raise a family. Bored as a housewife, she began to write humorous columns for a local ...

50. Irene Columbus

Actress | Nine Months

Irene Columbus was born on February 12, 1934 in Bakerstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Irene Mary Puskar. She was an actress, known for Nine Months (1995). She was married to A.M. Columbus. She died on December 28, 1995 in San Francisco, California, USA.


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