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