Death Place Matching "Boston, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Anthony Quinn

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 ...

2. Louis Jean Heydt

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 ...

3. Louisa May Alcott

Writer | Little Women

American author.

4. Jeff Burton

Actor | Planet of the Apes

Jeff Burton was born on March 28, 1924 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as John A. Jones. He was an actor, known for Planet of the Apes (1968), Git! (1965) and Coffy (1973). He died on January 18, 1988 in Boston, Massachusetts.

5. Michael McDowell

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...

7. Rafaela Ottiano

Actress | Curly Top

Rafaela Ottiano was born on March 4, 1888 in Venice, Italy. She was an actress, known for Curly Top (1935), The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942) and The Devil-Doll (1936). She died on August 15, 1942 in East Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

8. Steven Kozlowski

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Steven Kozlowski was born on April 22, 1977 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Steven Joseph Kozlowski. He was an actor, known for Good Will Hunting (1997), Holes (2003) and Collateral (2004). He died on August 23, 2007 in Boston.

9. Eugene O'Neill

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 ...

11. William Steig

Writer | Shrek

He was a night person who preferred to work in the evenings and seldom got out of bed before noon.

12. Natalie Kalmus

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Although obtaining a divorce decree in 1921 (final in 1922), she and husband Herbert T. Kalmus continued to live together as husband and wife until 1944.

13. Donald E. Wahlberg Sr.

Actor | Southie

Donald E. Wahlberg Sr. was born on May 8, 1930. He was an actor, known for Southie (1998). He was married to Alma McPeck. He died on February 14, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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" ...

16. Robert Mapplethorpe

Director | Patti Smith: Still Moving

Robert Mapplethorpe was born on November 4, 1946 in Queens, New York, USA. He was a director, known for Patti Smith: Still Moving (1978), Lady (1984) and Scratch the Surface (1997). He died on March 18, 1989 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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.

20. Frank Avruch

Actor | Bozo's Big Top

Frank Avruch was born on May 21, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Bozo's Big Top (1966), Summer Solstice (1981) and I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014). He was married to Betty. He died on March 20, 2018 in Boston.

21. Thomas P. 'Tip' O'Neill

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, ...

26. Robert Chambers


Robert Chambers was an actor, known for Jaws (1975). He died in May 2001 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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...

28. Whitney Bourne

Actress | Living on Love

Whitney Bourne was born on May 6, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Living on Love (1937), Crime Without Passion (1934) and Blind Alibi (1938). She died on December 24, 1988 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

29. Paul Child

Paul Child was born on January 15, 1902 in Montclair, New Jersey, USA as Paul Cushing Child. He was married to Julia Child. He died on May 1, 1994 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

30. Nathaniel Benchley

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.

31. Sean Malone

Actor | Gone Baby Gone

Sean Malone was born in 1961 in the USA. He was an actor, known for Gone Baby Gone (2007), The Fighter (2010) and The Forger (2014). He died on July 29, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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,...

33. Moose Heyliger

Self | We Stand Alone Together

Moose Heyliger was born on June 23, 1916 in Acton, Massachusetts, USA as Fredrick Theodore Heyliger. He died on November 3, 2001 in Boston, Massachusetts.

34. Michael Bartlett

Actor | The Lilac Domino

Michael Bartlett was born on August 25, 1903 in North Oxford, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lilac Domino (1937), Love Me Forever (1935) and She Married Her Boss (1935). He died on February 16, 1979 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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.

36. John Francis Fitzgerald

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 ...

40. Archibald Macleish

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 ...

42. Geraldine A. Ferraro

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 ...

44. James Ramsey Ullman

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 ...

45. Paul Brennan

Actor | Below the Belt

Paul Brennan was born on April 15, 1913. He was an actor, known for Below the Belt (1980) and Salesman (1969). He died on August 27, 1990 in Mattapan, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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.

47. Helen Lindroth

Actress | Woman and Wife

Helen Lindroth was born on December 3, 1874 in Sweden. She was an actress, known for Woman and Wife (1918), Seventeen (1916) and The Ventures of Marguerite (1915). She died on October 5, 1956 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, ...

49. Sam Berns

Self | Life According to Sam

Sam Berns was born on October 23, 1996 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He died on January 10, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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, ...

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