Death Place Matching "Lausanne, Switzerland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. James Mason
Actor | Lolita
James Mason was a great English actor of British and American films. He was born in Yorkshire, and attended Marlborough and Cambridge, where he discovered acting on a lark, and abandoned a planned career as an architect. Following work in stock companies, he joined the Old Vic under the guidance of...
Actress | The Pink Panther
With classic patrician features and an independent, non-conformist personality, Capucine began her film debut in 1949 at the age of 21 with an appearance in the film Rendezvous in July (1949). She attended school in France and received a BA degree in foreign languages. Married for six months in her...
Actor | Possession
Heinz Bennent was born on July 18, 1921 in Stolberg, Germany as Heinrich August Bennent. He was an actor, known for Possession (1981), Im Jahr der Schildkröte (1988) and The Last Metro (1980). He was married to Paulette Renou. He died on October 12, 2011 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.
Writer | Lolita
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov was born on April 22, 1899, the eldest of five children in a wealthy aristocratic family in St. Petersburg, Russia. His grandfather was a Justice Minister to the Czar Alexander II. His father, named Vladimir Dmitrievich Nabokov, was a liberal political leader, the ...
Actress | À double tour
Madeleine Robinson was born on November 5, 1917 in Paris, France as Madeleine Yvonne Svoboda. She was an actress, known for Leda (1959), Les frères Bouquinquant (1948) and Such a Pretty Little Beach (1949). She was married to Guillaume Amestoy and Robert Dalban. She died on August 1, 2004 in...
Writer | Maigret tend un piège
Georges Simenon was born on February 13, 1903 in Liège, Wallonia, Belgium as Georges Joseph Christian Simenon. He is known for his work on Inspector Maigret (1958), The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949) and La veuve Couderc (1971). He was married to Denyse Ouimet and Régine "Tigy" Renchon. He died on ...
Writer | Mon père, il m'a sauvé la vie
Joseph Damiani, a.k.a José Giovanni, was born on June 22th, 1923, to a Corsican family. He did many little jobs when he was a teenager. Washing dishes in a train-restaurant, lumberjack, coal miner, waiter in a hotel restaurant of Chamonix. He was arrested for fraud and condemned to one year in jail...
8. Hugo Pratt
Writer | Corto Maltese
Hugo Pratt was born on June 15, 1927 in Rimini, Italy as Ugo Eugenio Pratt. He was a writer and actor, known for Corto Maltese, Corto Maltese and the Gilded House of Samarkand (2002) and Corto Maltese - Under the Sign of Capricorn (2002). He was married to Anne Frognier and Gucky Wogerer. He died ...
10. Jean Anouilh
Writer | Le voyageur sans bagages
Jean Anouilh was born on June 23, 1910 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France as Jean Marie Lucien Pierre Anouilh. He was a writer and director, known for Le voyageur sans bagages (1944), Two Pennies Worth of Violets (1951) and Monsoon (1952). He was married to Nicole Lançon and Monelle Valentin. He died on ...
Actress | Corazón de reina
Victoria Eugenia von Battenberg, always called "Ena", was born in Scotland on October 24, 1887, the only daughter of Prince Henry von Battenberg and Princess Beatrice, herself one of Queen Victoria's daughters. 1887 was also Queen Victoria's Jubilee Year, and in her honor her little granddaughter ...
15. Han Suyin
Writer | Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Han Suyin was born on September 12, 1916 in Sinyang, Henan, China as Rosalie Matilda Kuanghu Chou. She was a writer, known for Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955), Ton ombre est la mienne (1963) and Demain la Chine (1966). She was married to Vincent Valantine Ruthnaswamy, Leon F. Comber and Tang...
17. Alfred Cortot
Soundtrack | Swing Kids
He adopted Jean , the son of his second wife Renée. He is the painter, member of the Institut, Jean Cortot (Alexandria, Egypt 1925 - 28 December 2018, Paris). Jean , in his acceptance speech at the Institut, finished by a recording of Chopin played by his father.
22. Maurice Sandoz
Writer | The Maze
Having earned a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Lausanne in 1920, Sandoz devoted himself to the arts, literature and music as a patron, collector, writer and composer. Renowned traveler and host. Many of his narratives have a fantastic or surrealist flavor and were illustrated by ...
27. Maurice Mouvet
Actor | The Quest of Life
Maurice Mouvet was born on March 17, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA as Maurice Oscar Louis Mouvet. He was an actor, known for The Quest of Life (1916). He was married to Eleanora Ambrose (dance partner) and Florence Walton. He died on May 18, 1927 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
31. Georges Haldas
Writer | La mort de Mario Ricci
Georges Haldas was born on August 14, 1917 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He was a writer, known for The Death of Mario Ricci (1983), Jean-Luc persécuté (1966) and The Roads of Exile (1978). He died on October 24, 2010 in Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.
33. Camille Fournier
Actress | La caméra explore le temps
Camille Fournier was born on August 27, 1905 in Geneva, Switzerland. She is known for her work on La caméra explore le temps (1957), Virage dangereux (1956) and If All the Guys in the World... (1956). She died on September 21, 1989 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
35. Arturo Porchet
Director | L'appel de la montagne
Arturo Porchet was born on May 11, 1879 in Neuchatel, Switzerland. He was a cinematographer and director, known for L'appel de la montagne (1923), L'oasis dans la tourmente (1942) and The Eighth Commandment (1937). He died on February 1, 1956 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Princess Helen (Elena) of Greece and Denmark was born in Athens, Greece, on May 2, 1896. She was the third child of King Constantine I of Greece and Queen Sophie Dorothea Ulrica of Prussia. Her brothers George (King George of Greece, Alexander and Paul each eventually became King of Greece, and she...
41. Claude Nobs
Producer | Rory Gallagher: Live at Montreux
Claude Nobs was born on February 8, 1936 in Montreux, Switzerland. He is known for his work on Rory Gallagher: Live at Montreux (2006), Talk Talk: Live at Montreux 1986 (2008) and Joe Satriani: Live at Montreux (2007). He died on January 10, 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland.