Death Place Matching "Houston, Texas, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Gene Tierney

Actress | Laura

With prominent cheekbones and the most appealing overbite of her day, her striking good looks helped propel her to stardom. Her best known role is the enigmatic murder victim in Laura (1944). She was also Oscar-nominated for Leave Her to Heaven (1945). Her acting performances were few in the 1950s ...

2. Skye McCole Bartusiak

Actress | Don't Say a Word

Skye McCole Bartusiak was born on September 28, 1992 in Houston, Texas, USA. She was an actress and producer, known for Don't Say a Word (2001), The Patriot (2000) and Love Comes Softly (2003). She died on July 19, 2014 in Houston.

3. Howard Hughes

Producer | The Outlaw

Billionaire businessman, film producer, film director, and aviator, born in Humble, Texas just north of Houston. He studied at two prestigious institutions of higher learning: Rice University in Houston and California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. Inherited his father's machine ...

4. Jeanette MacDonald

Soundtrack | Cairo

She was the third daughter of Daniel and Anne MacDonald, younger sister to Blossom (MGM's character actress Marie Blake), whom she followed to New York and a chorus job in 1920. She was busy in a string of musical productions. In 1928 Paramount tested and rejected her, but a year later Ernst ...

5. John Hillerman

Actor | Magnum, P.I.

The impeccably urbane Englishman Jonathan Quayle Higgins III (VC !) -- Tom Selleck's sophisticated majordomo in Magnum, P.I. (1980) -- was of French, German and Austrian descent, raised in a small Texas town and educated at a Catholic high school. He majored in journalism from the University of ...

6. Will Sampson

Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

A Native American actor of the Creek Nation, Sampson's "big break" came from his memorable role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) opposite Jack Nicholson. He was also starred opposite Clint Eastwood in the western The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). He had supporting roles in Orca (1977), The ...

7. Dixie Carter

Actress | Designing Women

Dixie is the middle of three children. Her father owned several small retail stores. Early on, she dreamed of being an opera singer, but a botched tonsillectomy at age 7 spoiled any chances for that dream. Still, she sang regularly and studied classical music. She can play the piano, trumpet, and ...

8. Marilyn Burns

Actress | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Marilyn Burns was born Mary Lynn Ann Burns on May 7, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Drama. Marilyn was one of the original scream queens, remembered primarily for her role in ...

9. Lisa Gaye

Actress | Hawaiian Eye

Lisa Gaye was born on March 6, 1935 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Leslie Gaye Griffin. She was an actress, known for Hawaiian Eye (1959), How to Marry a Millionaire (1957) and Zorro (1957). She was married to Bently Clyde Ware. She died on July 14, 2016 in Houston, Texas, USA.

10. Corwin Hawkins

Actor | A Low Down Dirty Shame

Corwin Anthony Hawkins was born in Houston, Texas on March 12, 1965. He attended St. Peter's Catholic School and graduated in 1982.

Corwin was well known throughout Texas for his hilarious two hour stand up comedy routine which he performed in front of standing room only crowds every Tuesday night ...

11. Kay Williams

Actress | The Actress

Kay Williams was born on August 7, 1916 in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA as Kathleen Gretchen Williams. She was an actress, known for The Actress (1953). She was married to Clark Gable, Adolph Bernard Spreckels II, Martin de Alzaga Unzue and Charles Parker Capps. She died on May 25, 1983 in Houston, ...

12. Jim Siedow

Actor | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Jim Siedow was a marvelously quirky and distinctive character actor who achieved instant cult favorite status with his terrific portrayal of the weary and irascible the Cook in Tobe Hooper's immortal and outstanding horror classic "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." Siedow was born on June 12th, 1920 in...

13. George Bush

Self | Feed

The 41st President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush (known colloquially as "Bush 41" to distinguish him from his son, George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the U.S., who is known as "Bush 43"), was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts, a suburb south of Boston. ...

14. Wendell Burton

Actor | The Sterile Cuckoo

Most impressionable and indelibly remembered as the sensitive, cherubic-faced college student/boyfriend of Liza Minnelli in The Sterile Cuckoo (1969), actor Wendell Burton was born in Texas on July 21, 1947. When Wendell was only five, his father, an Air Force technical sergeant, was killed in a ...

15. Brooks Benedict

Actor | Why Girls Go Back Home

Brooks Benedict was born on February 6, 1896 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Why Girls Go Back Home (1926), Orchids and Ermine (1927) and The Freshman (1925). He died on January 1, 1968 in Houston, Texas, USA.

16. Christopher Hitchens

Writer | On an Electric Night

Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) was a British-American author, journalist, and literary critic. He was a columnist at Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The Nation, Slate, and Free Inquiry.

Hitchens is known for his atheism and anti-theism and was a firm believer in the Enlightenment values ...

17. Gustavo Alatriste

Director | Entre violetas

Gustavo Alatriste was born on August 25, 1922 in Mexico City, Mexico as Gustavo Alatriste Rodríguez. He was a director and producer, known for Entre violetas (1974), La casa de Bernarda Alba (1982) and Las calles no se siembran (1974). He was married to Silvia Pinal. He died on July 25, 2006 in ...

18. Diane Fawcett Walls

Self | The Mike Douglas Show

Diane Fawcett Walls was born on October 27, 1938 in Montgomery, Texas, USA as Diane Elaine Fawcett. She was married to Earl Eugene Walls. She died on October 16, 2001 in Houston, Texas.

19. Maria Franklin Gable

Self | Starlit Days at the Lido

Maria Franklin Gable was born on January 17, 1884 in Chapman, Kansas, USA as Maria Franklin. She was married to Clark Gable, Andrew Denzil Langham, Alfred Thomas Lucas and William Prentiss Jr. She died on September 24, 1966 in Houston, Texas, USA.

20. Tony Frank

Actor | Young Guns II

Tony Frank was born on December 9, 1943 in Nacogdoches, Texas, USA as Tony Lavelle Frank. He is known for his work on Young Guns II (1990), Lone Star (1996) and Varsity Blues (1999). He was married to Katherine Swango. He died on April 18, 2000 in Houston, Texas.

21. James Jeter

Actor | Blow Out

James Jeter was born on September 15, 1921 in Houston, Texas, USA. He is known for his work on Blow Out (1981), A Perfect World (1993) and The Sand Pebbles (1966). He was married to Chris Wilson, Marian Elizabeth Hail, Odette Whiting and Hope Adams. He died on March 4, 2007 in Houston.

22. Eugene Cernan

Writer | The Last Man on the Moon

Cernan was born on March 14, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of a Czech-American mother, Rose (Cihlar), and a Slovak-American father, Andrew Cernan. He graduated from Proviso Township High School in Maywood, Illinois. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue...

23. Randy Schell

Actor | Blindspot

Randy Schell was born on August 2, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Blindspot (2015), Judge Alex (2005) and Life in Pieces (2015). He was married to Donna Clary Schell. He died on July 8, 2017 in Houston, Texas, USA.

24. Barbara Bush

Self | Convention '92

Barbara Bush was born on June 8, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Barbara Pierce. She was married to George Bush. She died on April 17, 2018 in Houston, Texas, USA.

25. James Fawcett

Self | Biography

James Fawcett was born on October 14, 1917 in the USA as James William Fawcett. He was married to Rosenda Sofia Fawcett and Pauline Fawcett. He died on August 23, 2010 in Houston, Texas, USA.

26. Sidney Berger

Actor | Carnival of Souls

Sidney Berger was born on July 25, 1935 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Carnival of Souls (1962) and Carnival of Souls (1998). He was married to Sandra. He died on February 15, 2013 in Houston, Texas, USA.

27. Peter Lorre Jr.

Actor | The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Eugene Weingand was born in Karlsrue, Germany on April 1, 1934 and emigrated to the US at the age of 20. Because of his passing resemblance to Peter Lorre he began calling himself Peter Lorie Jr. [sic]. In 1963 he applied to have his name legally changed to Peter Lorie Jr. but the famous actor ...

28. Marietta Marich

Actress | The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Marietta Marich was born on April 5, 1930 as Marietta Cox. She was an actress, known for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) and Rushmore (1998). She was married to Robert Marich. She died on September 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas, USA.

29. Roger Maris

Actor | It's My Turn

Without a doubt the most famous baseball player ever to come out of North Dakota, Maris was a talent who was judged unfairly throughout his career because of one glorious season. He came up in the pros with the Cleveland Indians, and was soon dealt to the Kansas City Athletics, but it was his third...

30. Pauline Fawcett

Self | Richard Simmons and the Silver Foxes: Fitness for Silver Citizens

Pauline Fawcett was born on January 30, 1914 in Henryetta, Oklahoma, USA as Pauline Alice Evans. She was an actress, known for Richard Simmons and the Silver Foxes: Fitness for Silver Citizens (1986). She was married to James Fawcett. She died on March 4, 2005 in Houston, Texas, USA.

31. Shirley Buchanan

Actress | Dragnet

Shirley Buchanan was born on April 9, 1930 in Hettinger, North Dakota, USA as Shirley Mae Quickstad. She was an actress, known for Dragnet (1951), Perry Mason (1957) and West Point (1956). She was married to Arthur E. Anderson and Bill Holmes. She died on October 4, 2001 in Houston, Texas, USA.

32. 'Red' Adair

Hellfighters

'Red' Adair was born on June 18, 1915 in Houston, Texas, USA as Paul Neal Adair. He is known for his work on Hellfighters (1968), Carson's Comedy Classics (1983) and Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet (1980). He was married to Kemmie Lou Wheeler. He died on August 7, 2004 in ...

33. Virginia Howell

Actress | Tomorrow at Seven

Virginia Howell was born on January 9, 1883 in Timmonsville, South Carolina, USA as Virgina Talley. She was an actress, known for Tomorrow at Seven (1933), They Just Had to Get Married (1932) and The Little Adventuress (1938). She died on December 31, 1941 in Houston, Texas, USA.

34. Eddie Fatu

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Born on March 28th, 1973, Eddie Fatu, more widely known as WWE Wrestling Superstar "Umaga" came from a long line of Samoans wrestlers with a rich history.

Also known as "The Samoan Bulldozer," the 6' 4", 350-lb. wrestler earned a reputation for executing moves with more ease than one might expect ...

35. Chad Linley

Actor | Pink

Chad Linley was born on May 13, 1982 in Denton County, Texas, USA as Chad Allen Linley. He was an actor, known for Pink (2007), Frank & Jesse (1995) and Still Holding On: The Legend of Cadillac Jack (1998). He died on August 7, 2011 in Houston, Texas.

36. Raúl Vale

Actor | Revancha de mujer

Raúl Vale was born on April 20, 1944 in Maracaibo, Venezuela as Raúl Vale Castilla. He was an actor and composer, known for Revancha de mujer (1995), Corazón salvaje (1977) and War of the Pastries (1979). He was married to Angélica María and Arlette Pacheco. He died on December 7, 2003 in ...

37. Glen Corbett

Actor | The Fireball

Glen Corbett was born on September 15, 1922 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA as Lawrence Marvin Reynolds. He was an actor, known for The Fireball (1950), The Violent Years (1956) and The Silver Theatre (1949). He was married to Adrianne Ellis and Theresa V. Kirby. He died on August 15, 1997 in Houston, ...

38. Frank Buck

Actor | Africa Screams

Frank Buck was born on March 17, 1888 in Gainesville, Texas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Africa Screams (1949), Jungle Cavalcade (1941) and Your Jeweler's Showcase (1952). He was married to Muriel Feilly, Nina C. Boardman and Lillian West. He died on March 25, 1950 in Houston, Texas.

39. Bill Bushwick

Actor | Martin

Bushwick Bill was born under the name Richard Stephen Shaw in Kingston, Jamaica, on December 1, 1966. His father is a merchant marine, and his mother a maid. According to a source from the Houston Chronicle, he is a high school dropout, and reads at the fourth grade level. He has failed a majority ...

40. Tommy Leonetti

Music Department | She Came to the Valley

Tommy Leonetti was born on September 10, 1929 in North Bergen, New Jersey, USA as Nicola Tomaso Lionetti. He is known for his work on She Came to the Valley (1979), Massacre at Central High (1976) and Squeeze a Flower (1970). He was married to Cynthia Chenault. He died on September 15, 1979 in ...

41. Marcella Martin

Actress | Gone with the Wind

Marcella Martin was born on June 5, 1916 in Champaign, Illinois, USA as Elsie Marcella Clifford. She was an actress, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), West of Tombstone (1942) and The Man Who Returned to Life (1942). She was married to Robert Lee McGratty, James Ferguson and John Martin. She ...

42. Troy Curvey Jr.

Actor | Lock Up

Troy Curvey Jr. was born on March 8, 1957 in Houston, Texas, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Lock Up (1989), Colors (1988) and Up Against the 8 Ball (2004). He died on January 29, 2009 in Houston.

43. Margaret Ellen Smith

Self | Intimate Portrait

Margaret Ellen Smith was born on June 2, 1914 in San Marcos, Texas, USA as Margaret Ellen Hartsfield. She was married to Jack Smith. She died on August 17, 2009 in Houston, Texas.

44. Joan Standing

Actress | Dracula

Joan Standing was born on June 21, 1903 in Worcestershire, England. She was an actress, known for Dracula (1931), The Marriage Playground (1929) and Oliver Twist (1922). She was married to Otto Pierce. She died on February 3, 1979 in Houston, Texas, USA.

45. Guy Lombardo

Soundtrack | Never Let Me Go

Guy Lombardo was born on June 19, 1902 in London, Ontario, Canada as Gaetano Albert Lombardo. He was married to Lilliebell Glenn. He died on November 5, 1977 in Houston, Texas, USA.

46. Jack Heasley

Actor | Ice-Capades

Jack Heasley was born on August 2, 1915 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Lyle Heasley. He was an actor, known for Ice-Capades (1941) and The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953). He was married to Helen Ruth Straza. He died on January 1, 1990 in Houston, Texas, USA.

47. Helen McCole Bartusiak

Producer | Twelve Hungry Men

Helen McCole Bartusiak was born on May 4, 1956 in West Wyoming, Pennsylvania, USA. She was a producer and actress, known for Twelve Hungry Men (2012), Sick Boy (2012) and Pineapple (2008). She was married to Raymond Donald Bartusiak. She died on May 22, 2015 in Houston, Texas, USA.

48. Ayllene Gibbons

Actress | The Loved One

Ayllene Gibbons was born on February 23, 1906 in Texas, USA as Dorothy Ayllene Gibbons. She was an actress, known for The Loved One (1965), House of the Damned (1963) and It Takes a Thief (1968). She died on October 18, 1987 in Houston, Texas.

49. David Brinkley

Writer | FDR

Brinkley hosted This Week with David Brinkley from 1982 until his retirement in 1997. In 1992, he won a Peabody Award for his report on the 50th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. As a news analyst, Brinkley was known for his terse, biting comments and his dry wit.

50. Jeannette Clift

Actress | The Hiding Place

Jeannette Clift was born on June 1, 1925 in Houston, Texas, USA as Jeannette Clift George. She is known for her work on The Hiding Place (1975), Broken Victory (1988) and A Woman Betrayed (2013). She was married to Lorraine George. She died on December 23, 2017 in Houston.


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