Death Place Matching "Madrid, Spain" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Bing Crosby
Actor | White Christmas
Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in ...
2. Tyrone Power
Actor | Witness for the Prosecution
Tyrone Power was one of the great romantic swashbuckling stars of the mid-twentieth century, and the third Tyrone Power of four in a famed acting dynasty reaching back to the eighteenth century. His great-grandfather was the first Tyrone Power (1795-1841), a famed Irish comedian. His father, known ...
Actress | Dune
Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...
4. Roy Kinnear
After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the ...
5. Sara Montiel
Actress | La violetera
Sara Montiel was born in the village of Campo de Criptana, province of Ciudad Real, in the region of Castille-La Mancha, Spain. Her parents were Isidoro Abad, a peasant, and Maria Vicenta Fernández, a door-to-door beautician. The future star was christened Maria Antonia Alejandra Abad Fernández. ...
6. Fernando Rey
Actor | The French Connection
Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young...
7. Paul Naschy
Actor | El retorno del Hombre Lobo
Paul Naschy reigns supreme as the true king of Spanish horror cinema. He was born Jacinto Molina Alvarez on September 6, 1934, in Madrid, Spain. His father ran a successful fur business. Naschy grew up during the Spanish Civil War, and sought escape from the real-life horrors around him in ...
Actress | Descanse en piezas
Strikingly comely brunette Patty Shepard was born in 1945 in Greenville, South Carolina. The daughter of a U.S. Air Force official, Patty moved to Spain when she was only 18 years old. After becoming popular as a model in a series of TV commercials, the lovely Ms. Shepard embarked on an acting ...
Actor | El abuelo
Spanish actor and director of cinema and theater. Son of the actress Carola Fernán Gómez. When he was three years old he comes back to Spain from Argentina. He has written comedies, novels and poem books. He plays a wide repertoire of roles from comedy to drama.
Actor | Mi querida señorita
Spanish actor. He started his career in theatre in 1939, when he was only 17, with the support of the director Modesto Higueras and the painter José Caballero. His first works were as actor, set decorator and costume designer in non-commercial amateur theatre plays, basically at the 'Teatro de las ...
Writer | Plácido
Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the ...
13. Alfredo Landa
Actor | El crack
He abandoned his studies of law for the universitary theater. His debut in cinema was in 1962. During the 60's and 70's he participates mainly in not very good comedies. But in the 80's he has revealed as one of the best spanish actors with films like The Holy Innocents (1984) or El bosque animado ...
15. Henri Charrière
Writer | Papillon
Henri Charrière was born in 1906. He grew up in the south of France where his father was the master of a village school. After completing his military service in the navy, Charrière moved to Paris. His acquired nickname "Papillon" soon became a respected one in the underworld.
At the age of ...
16. Emma Cohen
Actress | Novela
Emma Cohen was born on November 21, 1946 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Emmanuela Beltrán Rahola. She was an actress and writer, known for Novela (1963), Al otro lado del espejo (1973) and Estudio 1 (1965). She was married to Fernando Fernán Gómez. She died on July 11, 2016 in Madrid,...
17. Frank Braña
Actor | Viaje al centro de la Tierra
Frank Braña was born on February 24, 1934 in Pola de Allande, Asturias, Spain as Francisco Braña Pérez. He was an actor, known for Where Time Began (1977), Pieces (1982) and The Magnificent Robin Hood (1970). He died on February 13, 2012 in Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain.
Actor | Maestros
Conrado San Martín was born in Higuera de las Dueñas, Avila in 1921. The son of a landowner, he wanted to be an agricultural engineer but civil war changed his plans. He was an amateur boxer until a movie maker went to the gymnasium where he trained searching for men to play a fighting scene in a ...
21. Vicente Aranda
Director | Amantes
Vicente Aranda was born on November 9, 1926 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Vicente Aranda Ezquerra. He was a director and writer, known for Lovers: A True Story (1991), El Lute: Run for Your Life (1987) and The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006). He was married to Teresa Font. He died on May 26, 2015 in...
Writer | ¿Quién puede matar a un niño?
Narciso Ibáñez Serrador was born on July 4, 1935 in Montevideo, Uruguay as Narciso Esteban Ibáñez Serrador. He was a writer and director, known for Who Can Kill a Child? (1976), The House That Screamed (1969) and Historias para no dormir (1966). He was married to Adriana Gardiazábal and Diana Nauta...
23. May Heatherly
Actress | Goya's Ghosts
May Heatherly was born on May 13, 1942 in Los Angeles, California. Heatherly moved to Spain when she was eleven years old and first started acting in various films and television shows in the early 1960's. May was best known for her memorable roles as the infected Nurse Helen in Cannibals in the ...
24. Rocío Dúrcal
Actress | Acompáñame
Rocío Durcal, was born María de los Angeles de las Heras Ortíz, in Madrid, Spain on October 4th, 1945. At the age of 10, she took part in the radio show, 'Conozca a sus Vecinos' ('Meet Your Neighbours'). In these shows, Marietta (her familiar nickname, pronounced Mar-ee-etta) charmed the audience ...
25. Aurora Bautista
Actress | Locura de amor
At a young age she went to Barcelona where she studied theater in the "Instituto del Teatro" with Marta Grau. She debuted in theater in 1944 in Barcelona and in 1948 in the "Teatro Espanol de Madrid". She married a Mexican medical doctor, temporarily interrupting her career. In 1967 she came back ...
Actor | El caballero Don Quijote
Juan Luis Galiardo was born on March 2, 1940 in San Roque, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain as Juan Luis Galiardo Comes. He was an actor and producer, known for Don Quixote, Knight Errant (2002), El vuelo de la paloma (1989) and Goodbye from the Heart (2000). He was married to Juana Prieto and María Elías. ...
28. Alberto Closas
Actor | Una muchachita de Valladolid
During the spanish civil war he goes with his family to Buenos Aires. There he studies in the Escuela de Arte Dramatico of Margarita Xirgu. He debuts in cinema in 1946 in Argentina and in 1955 he comes back to Spain and still working in cinema and theater. He is the owner of the Marquina theater in...
29. Antonio Casas
Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
Casas was originally a soccer player and stayed for three years with the Spanish "Atlético Madrid" team. Due to injuries suffered he quit playing soccer and entered the acting profession in 1943, though by the time he retired from soccer he already had three acting credits, ranging from 1941 to ...
Actor | La ciudad no es para mí
Paco Martínez Soria was born on December 18, 1902 in Tarazona, Zaragoza, Spain as Francisco Martínez Soria. He was an actor and writer, known for La ciudad no es para mí (1966), ¿Qué hacemos con los hijos? (1967) and El difunto es un vivo (1956). He was married to Consuelo ...
Writer | Calle Mayor
Juan Antonio Bardem was born on June 2, 1922 in Madrid, Spain as Juan Antonio Bardem Muñoz. He was a writer and director, known for Main Street (1956), La venganza (1958) and Death of a Cyclist (1955). He was married to María Aguado Barbado. He died on October 30, 2002 in Madrid.
33. Gracita Morales
Actress | La chica del gato
Gracita Morales was born on November 11, 1928 in Madrid, Spain as María Gracia Morales Carvajal. She was an actress, known for La chica del gato (1964), Operation Mata Hari (1968) and Más bonita que ninguna (1965). She was married to Martín Zerolo. She died on April 3, 1995 in Madrid.
34. León Klimovsky
Director | La paz empieza nunca
León Klimovsky was born on October 16, 1906 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as León Klimovsky Dulfano. He was a director and writer, known for La paz empieza nunca (1960), La pícara molinera (1955) and Leap to Fame (1959). He was married to Inés de Tolosa. He died on April 8, 1996 in Madrid, ...
35. Analía Gadé
Actress | Las melancólicas
Argentinian actress. Daughter of a theater writer, and sister of the writer Carlos Gorostiza. At the age of 15 she escapes from a religious school to win a beauty contest in Buenos Aires. She debuted in cinema in 1947 and in theater in 1950. She worked in around 20 films in Argentina and in 1956 ...
36. Sancho Gracia
Actor | El crimen del Padre Amaro
Sancho Gracia was born on September 27, 1936 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as Félix Ángel Sancho Gracia. He was an actor and producer, known for The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002), Curro Jiménez (1976) and 800 Bullets (2002). He was married to Noela Aguirre. He died on August 8, 2012 in Madrid.
37. Lola Flores
Actress | Una señora estupenda
Since very young she is famous as a dancer and singer of andalusian folklore. In 1939 she debuts in cinema in the role of a gipsy. Her greatest success is in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol as artistic partner till 1951. She marries in 1958 to the guitarrist Antonio González "El Pescaílla".
Writer | I tre del Colorado
He was born in 1918, although there isn't a consensus as some books date his birth in 1925. He was one of the main directors of the Spanish horror boom in the 70s, specially for his quartet of films about the living dead templars which started with Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972).
41. Ana Mariscal
Actress | Un hombre va por el camino
Ana Mariscal was born on July 31, 1923 in Madrid, Spain as Ana María Rodríguez-Arroyo Mariscal. She was an actress and director, known for A Man on the Road (1949), Una sombra en la ventana (1945) and Segundo López, aventurero urbano (1953). She was married to Valentín Javier. She died on ...
44. Antonio Gades
Actor | Bodas de sangre
Antonio Gades was born on November 14, 1936 in Elda, Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain as Antonio Esteve Ródenas. He is known for his work on Blood Wedding (1981), Carmen (1983) and Los tarantos (1963). He was married to Eugenia Eiriz, Daniela Frey, Marisol, Pilar Sanclemente and Marujita Díaz....
45. Terele Pávez
Actress | Las brujas de Zugarramurdi
Terele Pávez was born on July 29, 1939 in Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain as Teresa Marta Ruiz Penella. She was an actress, known for Witching and Bitching (2013), La Celestina (1996) and Common Wealth (2000). She died on August 11, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.
46. Antonio Prieto
Actor | Per un pugno di dollari
Antonio Prieto was an award-winning stage actor who also appeared in many Spanish and European films in character roles. He is best remembered as Don Miguel Benito Rojo in Sergio Leone's classic spaghetti western "A fistful of dollars" (1964) He was born Antonio Prieto Puerto on February 2, 1905 in...
47. Ricardo Palacios
Writer | Mi conejo es el mejor
Ricardo Palacios was born on March 2, 1940 in Reinosa, Cantabria, Spain as Ricardo López-Nuño Díez. He was an actor and writer, known for Mi conejo es el mejor (1982), The Vengeance of Pancho Villa (1967) and La banda de Pérez (1997). He died on February 11, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
50. Lautaro Murúa
Actor | Alias Gardelito
Lautaro Murúa was one of the best actors in the Argentinean cinema. He was born in Chile and he resided in Argentina at the beginning of the fifties. He participated of the called renovation The Generation of the '60 acting in movies of Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Rodolfo Khun, Manuel Antín, David José...