Death Place Matching "Lawrence, Kansas, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


16 names.


1. William S. Burroughs

Actor | Drugstore Cowboy

William S. Burroughs, one of the three seminal writers of the Beat Generation (the other two being his friends Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg), was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 5, 1914, to the son of the founder of the Burroughs Adding Machine Co. He grew up in patrician surroundings ...

2. Keith Loneker

Actor | Out of Sight

Despite growing up in a small town in New Jersey, Keith Loneker knew early in life that he had bigger things in store for him. You'd never know by his hulking body that this giant is an underdog. Loneker has overcome many personal obstacles to defy the odds his entire life. In high school he ...

3. Herk Harvey

Director | Shake Hands with Danger

Colorado-born Herk Harvey majored in theater at Kansas University, directing and acting in stage productions and later returning to the school in a teaching capacity. He broke into the film business as an actor in some of the movies being made by Centron Corporation of Lawrence, Kansas, an ...

4. John Clifford

Writer | Carnival of Souls

A native of Springfield, Illiinois, John Clifford moved to Chicago and lived with relatives after the deaths of his parents. Wanting to work as a writer--but feeling that he couldn't write anything longer than a joke-- Clifford began working as a joke writer, selling material to radio comedian Ken ...

5. Charles Oldfather

Actor | Shake Hands with Danger

Charles Oldfather was the son of a high administrator at the University of Nebraska. (Oldfather Hall at the University of Nebraska is named after his father.) In 1950 he moved down to Lawrence, Kansas to become a professor at the University of Kansas School of Law. While at the University of Kansas...

6. Leonard Schneider

Actor | Jamboree!

Leonard Schneider was born in New York City in 1932. He is the son of Warner Bros. vice president and film producer Samuel Schneider . He worked as a freelance photographer for LIFE Magazine and a cameraman for The Patty Duke Show (1963) and Candid Camera (1960). He majored in theatre at the ...

7. E.C. Buehler

Self | Speech: Using Your Voice

E.C. Buehler was born on May 13, 1894 in Sterling, Nebraska, USA as Ezra Christian Buehler. He is known for his work on Speech: Using Your Voice (1950). He died on February 11, 1988 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA.

8. Dan Palmquist

Editor | Carnival of Souls

Dan Palmquist was in the drama department at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas when he went down to Centron Films in Lawrence to play the parts of George Johnson and Bill Johnson in two films: "Speech: The Function of Gestures" and "A Day of Thanksgiving". By 1955, Dan was head of the ...

9. Bill de Jarnette

Actor | Carnival of Souls

Bill de Jarnette was born in 1926 in Douglas County, Kansas, USA as William de Jarnette. He was an actor and editor, known for Carnival of Souls (1962). He died in 1996 in Lawrence, Kansas.

10. Prentice Gautt

Self | The NFL on CBS

Prentice Gautt was born on February 8, 1938 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He was married to Sandra Gautt. He died on March 17, 2005 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA.

11. Chuck Lacey

Editor | None for the Road

Charles Lacey joined Centron films as a major stockholder in 1949 after serving in WWII and graduating from Kansas State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. His first duties were as a film sound engineer. He soon began editing films, while continuing to do sound work, and even ...

12. Russell A. Mosser

Producer | Sewing Simple Seams

Born in Horton, Kansas, in 1917, Russell A. Mosser and his friend from Topeka, Arthur H. Wolf, started up a film company called the Centron Corporation in Lawrence, Kansas, in the summer of 1947. This company produced dozens of industrial and educational films for Young America, McGraw-Hill and ...

13. Divonna Doxie

Soundtrack | Song of the City

Divonna Doxie was born on November 1, 1909 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Devona Doxie. She was an actress, known for Song of the City (1937). She was married to Raymond J. Eastwood. She died on January 22, 1996 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA.

14. Arthur H. Wolf

Producer | Your University

Born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1917, Arthur H. Wolf and his friend from Topeka, Russell A. Mosser, started up a film company called the Centron Corporation in Lawrence, Kansas. This company produced dozens of industrial and educational films for Young America, McGraw-Hill and dozens of Fortune 500 ...

16. Allen Kelley

Self | The Way It Was

Allen Kelley was born on December 24, 1932 in Dearing, Georgia, USA as Earl Allen Kelley. He was married to Barbara. He died on August 13, 2016 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA.


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