Death Place Matching "Madrid, Spain" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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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 ...

3. Silvana Mangano

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

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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 ...

8. Patty Shepard

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 ...

9. Fernando Fernán Gómez

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.

10. José Luis López Vázquez

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 ...

11. Luis García Berlanga

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 ...

12. George Rigaud

Actor | Du rififi chez les femmes

George Rigaud was born on August 11, 1905 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Pedro Jorge Rigato Delissetche. He was an actor, known for Riff Raff Girls (1959), July 14 (1933) and Fantômas (1932). He died on January 17, 1984 in Leganés, Madrid, Spain.

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 ...

14. Luis Barboo

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Luis Barboo was born on March 20, 1927 in Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. He was an actor, known for Conan the Barbarian (1982), Dracula, Prisoner of Frankenstein (1972) and Bad Medicine (1985). He died on September 30, 2001 in Madrid, Spain.

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.

18. Conrado San Martín

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 ...

19. Amparo Rivelles

Actress | Fuenteovejuna

Amparo Rivelles was born on February 11, 1925 in Madrid, Spain as María Amparo Rivelles y Ladrón de Guevara. She was an actress, known for Fuenteovejuna (1947), Esquilache (1989) and La fe (1947). She died on November 7, 2013 in Madrid, Madrid.

20. Alberto de Mendoza

Actor | El jefe

Alberto de Mendoza was born on January 21, 1923 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Alberto Manuel Rodríguez Gallego Gonzáles de Mendoza. He was an actor, known for The Boss (1958), Tapas (2005) and El oriental (1982). He died on December 12, 2011 in Madrid, Spain.

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...

22. Narciso Ibáñez Serrador

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 ...

26. Juan Luis Galiardo

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. ...

27. Bimba Bosé

Actress | Julieta

Bimba Bosé was born on October 1, 1975 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Eleonora Salvatore González. She was married to Diego Postigo. She died on January 23, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

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 ...

30. Gérard Tichy

Actor | Doctor Zhivago

Gérard Tichy was born on March 11, 1920 in Weißenfels, Germany as Gerhard Johannes Alexander Tichy Wondzinski. He was an actor, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), The Blancheville Monster (1963) and El Cid (1961). He died on April 11, 1992 in Madrid, Spain.

31. Paco Martínez Soria

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 ...

32. Juan Antonio Bardem

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".

38. Amando de Ossorio

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).

39. Eduardo Gómez

Actor | Aquí no hay quien viva

Eduardo Gómez was born on July 27, 1951 in Madrid, Spain as Eduardo Gómez Manzano. He is known for his work on Aquí no hay quien viva (2003), 800 Bullets (2002) and Common Wealth (2000). He died on July 28, 2019 in Madrid.

40. Juan Carlos Olivas

Actor | 2033

Juan Carlos Olivas was an actor, known for 2033 (2009), 180º (2010) and El Chapo (2017). He died on April 26, 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

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 ...

42. Fanny Cano

Actress | Rubi

Fanny Cano was born on February 28, 1944 in Huetamo, Michoacan, Mexico. She was an actress and producer, known for Rubi (1968), Yesenia (1970) and Las cautivas (1973). She was married to Sergio Luis Cano. She died on December 7, 1983 in Madrid, Spain.

43. John Gilling

Director | The Pirates of Blood River

Moved to Spain in 1970 to devote himself to painting.

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.

49. Manuel Alexandre

Actor | Elsa y Fred

He began the studies of law. But after his participation in the universitary theater he left the university and entered the school of dramatic arts in Madrid. In 1945 he debuted in the proffesional theater, and in the cinema in 1947.

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...


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