Death Place Matching "Little Rock, Arkansas, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Roy Scheider
Actor | Jaws
Lean, angular-faced and authoritatively spoken lead / supporting actor Roy Scheider obviously never heard the old actor's axiom about "never appearing with kids or animals" lest they overshadow your performance. Breaking that rule did him no harm, though, as he achieved pop cult status by finding, ...
2. Lisa Blount
Actress | An Officer and a Gentleman
Lisa Blount's mother found her dead in her home after two days of not being able to reach her. No signs of foul play were reported by Pulaski County Coroner Garland Camper but he did not release cause of death. The police report listed her death as 'natural'. Her husband, Ray McKinnon, had been out...
4. Bill Hicks
Producer | Ninja Bachelor Party
Born in Georgia but raised in Houston since the age of 7, this self-described "Prince of Darkness" was compelled to use the comedy stage as his philosophic soapbox. At 13, he would sneak out of his suburban house to hustle his way onto open-mike night rosters. In two brief decades, Hicks worked his...
8. Sam Walton
Sam Walton was born on March 29, 1918 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, USA as Samuel Moore Walton. He was married to Helen Robson. He died on April 5, 1992 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
Actress | Code of the Lawless
Barbara Sears was born on September 6, 1916 in Noblestown, Pennsylvania, USA as Jievute Paulekiute. She was an actress, known for Code of the Lawless (1945), Bad Men of the Border (1945) and That Night with You (1945). She was married to Winthrop Rockefeller and Richard Sears Jr. She died on May 19...
10. Robert Ginnaven
Actor | Steel Magnolias
Robert Ginnaven was born on January 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Robert Addison Ginnaven Jr. He was an actor, known for Steel Magnolias (1989), End of the Line (1987) and White Lightning (1973). He was married to Jeanne Tyler Ginnaven and Illa Ginnaven. He died on February 17, 2008 in ...
12. Bill Dickey
Actor | The Pride of the Yankees
Perhaps the best major league catcher of the 1930s, Bill Dickey caught for the New York Yankees during the transition from the Babe Ruth/Lou Gehrig era to the Joe DiMaggio era. He was strong and composed at bat and behind the plate. In the 1934 All-Star game, when Carl Hubbell struck out Ruth, ...
Writer | Interrupted Melody
Marjorie Lawrence was a soprano, famed for her interpretation of Richard Wgner's operatic heroines, and equally comfortable performing within the mezzo range. During her teens she won a number of vocal competitions, eventually studying in Paris and making her onstage debut in Monte Carlo in 1932 as...
18. Dee Brown
Writer | Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Dee Brown became known to the larger public as a novelist and historian. His great novel "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" is still perhaps the best historical portrayal of the violent relationship between Native Americans and the expansionist Americans with their roots in the Old World.
Brown grew up...
23. Charlie Spease
Producer | Evil on Queen Street
Born on September 26, 1942, Charlie first began a career as a police officer in 1978 where he stayed until retiring in 1996. In between the time of being a police officer, he spoofed his own career by playing a dumb cop in Killseeker 3. After retiring from the police he obtained the role of Jack in...
25. Lyle Armstrong
Actor | The Day It Came to Earth
Lyle Armstrong was born on December 24, 1918 in Antelope County, Nebraska, USA as Lyle Eugene Armstrong. He was an actor, known for The Day It Came to Earth (1977), Encounter with the Unknown (1972) and Pass the Ammo (1988). He was married to Elizabeth Fawn Jones Armstrong. He died on March 18, ...
27. Billy Robinson
Actor | The Wrestler
British wrestler, who made his debut in America in the 1970s, Robinson figured to become a heavyweight champion due to his technical skill as a wrestler, but it never came to be despite several championship matches against AWA heavyweight champion Nick Bockwinkel. Robinson did however earn two AWA ...
Writer | Crisis at Central High
Vice Principal for Girls of Little Rock Central High School, who was given the responsibility for protecting the five female members of the first nine black students admitted to the school after desegregation. Her book "Crisis at Central High: Little Rock 1957-1958", published in 1980, was based on...
50. Jimmy Warren
Actor | Crisis Counselor
Jimmy Warren was born on July 20, 1939 in Ferriday, Louisiana, USA as James David Warren. He was an actor, known for Crisis Counselor (1982), The NFL on CBS (1956) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He died on August 9, 2006 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.