Death Place Matching "Boston, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Alexis Zorbas
Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life ...
Actor | The Big Sleep
An American character actor who specialized in "average joes", often timid or down-on-their-luck, Louis Jean Heydt was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at Worcester Academy and Dartmouth College. He intended a career in journalism and worked as a reporter for the old New York World, but ...
Writer | Beetlejuice
McDowell was born in Enterprise, Alabama. According to his biography in the 1985 edition of Toplin, McDowell lived in Medford, Massachusetts. He also maintained a residence in Hollywood with his sister Ann and adventurer-filmmaker Peter Lake. The biography described a typical day: McDowell "writes ...
6. Buck Jones
Actor | Branded
Buck Jones was one of the greatest of the "B" western stars. Although born in Indiana, Jones reportedly (but disputedly) grew up on a ranch near Red Rock in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), and there learned the riding and shooting skills that would stand him in good stead as a hero of Westerns. He...
Writer | Kali bazrobidan
Eugene O'Neill, the winner of four Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and the 1936 Nobel Prize for Literature, is widely considered the greatest American playwright. No one, not Maxwell Anderson, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, nor Edward Albee, approaches O'Neill in terms of his artistic achievement or ...
10. Robert Frost
Writer | Telefon
Robert Lee Frost, arguably the greatest American poet of the 20th century, was born in San Francisco, California, on March 26, 1874. His father, William Prescott Frost Jr., was from a Lawrence, Massachusetts, family of Republicans, and his mother, Isabelle Moodie Frost, was an immigrant from ...
14. Karl Weber
Actor | Walk East on Beacon!
Karl Weber was born on March 17, 1916 in Columbus Junction, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for Walk East on Beacon! (1952), Search for Tomorrow (1951) and Carola Lamberti - Eine vom Zirkus (1954). He was married to Marjorie Williams. He died on July 30, 1990 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
15. Gene Wood
Writer | When Things Were Rotten
Gene Wood was a prolific game show announcer during the 1970s and 1980s. Most often heard over Goodson-Todman (later Mark Goodson Productions) game shows, he was the voice that introduced game shows including "Card Sharks", "Tattletales," "Classic Concentration," "Password Plus"/"Super Password" ...
17. Mary Grant
Costume Designer | Sweet Smell of Success
Mary Grant was born on February 20, 1917 in Wales as Elenor Mary Grant. She is known for her work on Sweet Smell of Success (1957), An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970) and The Princess and the Pirate (1944). She was married to Vincent Price. She died on March 2, 2002 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
18. Rich Cronin
Soundtrack | My Best Friend's Girl
Richard Burton Cronin was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was raised in the Boston neighborhood of West Roxbury, and moved to the city of Kingston on the south shore of Massachusetts later. He attended a Catholic High School (Sacred Heart) and graduated in 1993. LFO (with former member Brian ...
19. Phoebe Foster
Actress | Anna Karenina
Phoebe Foster was born on July 9, 1895 in Center Harbor, New Hampshire, USA as Angeline Eager. She was an actress, known for Anna Karenina (1935), Our Betters (1933) and Dinner at Eight (1933). She was married to Harold LeRoy Whitney. She died in June 1975 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Actor | Dave
Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr. (December 9, 1912 - January 5, 1994) was a Massachusetts politician who won the House seat vacated by John F. Kennedy when he ran for the Senate in 1952. An outspoken liberal Democrat, O'Neill became one of the most influential members of the House of Representatives, ...
22. Alissa Ann Smego
Actress | Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
Alissa Ann Smego was born on May 25, 1975 in Livingston, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997), Star Kid (1997) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). She was married to Edward "Ned" Bigelow IV. She died on October 5, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, ...
24. Jo Jo White
Actor | The Game Plan
Jo Jo White was born on November 16, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Joseph Henry White. He was an actor, known for The Game Plan (2007), Inside Moves (1980) and 1971 NBA All-Star Game (1971). He was married to Deborah, and Estelle Bowser. He died on January 16, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts, ...
25. Ezra Swerdlow
Producer | Zombieland
Ezra Swerdlow was born on March 2, 1953 in Great Neck, Long Island, New York, USA as Ezra N. Swerdlow. He was a producer and production manager, known for Zombieland (2009), Spaceballs (1987) and The Equalizer (2014). He was married to Lindsey Hicks. He died on January 23, 2018 in Boston, ...
27. Vincent Dowling
Actor | On Broadway
Vincent Dowling was born on September 7, 1929 in Irish Free State as Vincent Gerard Bertrand Dowling. He was an actor and director, known for On Broadway (2007), Johnny Nobody (1961) and Playboy of the Western World (1983). He was married to Olwen Patricia O'Herlihy and Brenda Doyle. He died on May...
Writer | Matinee Theatre
Nathaniel Benchley was born on November 13, 1915 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Matinee Theatre (1955), The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966) and The Great American Pastime (1956). He died on December 14, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts.
32. I.F. Stone
Self | Day at Night
Isidor Feinstein Stone, the progressive investigative journalist who was a successor to such socialist muckrakers as Jack London and George Seldes (and a precursor to such modern newspaper crusaders as Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein), was born Isidor Feinstein on December 24, 1907 in Philadelphia,...
35. Frank Otto
Actor | Born Yesterday
Frank Otto was born on October 15, 1878 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Frank John Otto. He was an actor, known for Born Yesterday (1950), Idol of the Crowds (1937) and The Kid Comes Back (1938). He was married to Loretta "Lola" Nolan. He died in June 1963 in Boston.
John Francis Fitzgerald, the namesake of his grandson John F. Kennedy, was a popular Boston politician who was one of the taproots of a political dynasty via his daughter Rose Kennedy. Rose married Joseph P. Kennedy, the son of his one-time rival and later political ally Patrick Joseph "P. J." ...
37. Blanche Oelrichs
Writer | Clair de lune
Blanche Oelrichs (pen name: Michael Strange), was born Blanche Marie Louise Oelrichs on October 1, 1890, in New York, N.Y., to a socially prominent family. Blanche was the reigning débutante of Newport society. In 1910, she married Leonard M. Thomas, a rising young diplomat. She soon became a ...
38. Robert Hazard
Soundtrack | Anomalisa
Robert Hazard was born Robert Rimato on August 21, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father was a tenor opera singer with the Philadelphia Opera Company and owned a jeweler's shop. Hazard began writing and singing songs at age ten. He grew up in Springfield, Pennsylvania and graduated from ...
39. Richard E. Byrd
Self | With Byrd at the South Pole
Intelligent and handsome, Richard Evelyn Byrd was born in 1888, the son of an influential Virginia lawyer. He entered the United States Naval Academy at age 20 and was commissioned in 1912. Interested in polar exploration as a boy, he was appointed navigator for the proposed transpolar flight of ...
Writer | The Devil and Daniel Webster
Archibald Macleish was born on May 7, 1892 in Glencoe, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Shortcut to Happiness (2003), Sunday Showcase (1959) and John Keats: His Life and Death (1973). He was married to Ada Hitchcock. He died on April 20, 1982 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
41. Andy Swan
Writer | Alternative
Andy Swan had a courageous battle with cancer. He was loved much by family, friends, and co-workers. Little is published about Andy Swans life, but on co-worker's twitter pages they sent their condolences. He was loved much by his family, and friends. Actor Joe Mantegna worked with him, as did ...
Actress | Contact
Geraldine A. Ferraro was born on August 26, 1935 in Newburgh, New York, USA as Geraldine Anne Ferraro. She was an actress, known for Contact (1997), Murphy Brown (1988) and Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995). She was married to John Zaccaro. She died on March 26, 2011 in Boston,...
43. Jack Concannon
Actor | Brian's Song
Jack ConCannon played Quarterback in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles, who made him their second round draft pick in the 1964 college draft, from (1964-66), Chicago Bears (1967-71), and was out of the NFL for two years before playing with the Green Bay Packers in 1974, and finishing his career ...
Writer | High Conquest
James Ramsey Ullman was born in New York City, the son of Alexander F. Ullman. As a boy, he attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. In 1929 he graduated from Princeton University and moved to Brooklyn to begin work in journalism as a newspaper reporter and feature writer. Ullman ...
46. Edward McNamara
Actor | Arsenic and Old Lace
Edward McNamara was born on August 14, 1884 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA as Edward C. McNamara. He was an actor, known for Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), The League of Frightened Men (1937) and The Devil and Miss Jones (1941). He died on November 9, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
48. Robert Cormier
Writer | Lapse of Memory
Robert Cormier was born on January 17, 1925 in Leominster, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Edmund Cormier. He was a writer and actor, known for Lapse of Memory (1991), The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999) and The Assignment (2012). He was married to Constance. He died on November 2, 2000 in Boston, ...
50. Chinua Achebe
Writer | Things Fall Apart
Chinua Achebe was born on November 16, 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria as Albert Chinualumogu Achebe. He was a writer, known for Things Fall Apart (1971), Things Fall Apart (1987) and History of the Negro People (1965). He was married to Christine Chinwe Okoli. He died on March 21, 2013 in Boston, ...