Death Place Matching "Mesa, Arizona, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Ben Johnson
Actor | The Last Picture Show
Born in Oklahoma, Ben Johnson was a ranch hand and rodeo performer when, in 1940, Howard Hughes hired him to take a load of horses to California. He decided to stick around (the pay was good), and for some years was a stunt man, horse wrangler, and double for such stars as John Wayne, Gary Cooper ...
2. Nedra Volz
Actress | Filthy Rich
An apple dumpling of a darling, character actress Nedra Volz had one of those slightly vacant, twinkly-eyed faces absolutely designed for light sitcoms and commercial work. Although she didn't come into her own until past retirement age, she enjoyed a solid two-decade ride delightfully amusing ...
3. Khigh Dhiegh
Actor | The Manchurian Candidate
Khigh Dhiegh was born on August 25, 1910 in Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA as Kenneth Dickerson. He was an actor, known for The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Seconds (1966) and Noble House (1988). He was married to Mary Dickerson. He died on October 25, 1991 in Mesa, Arizona, USA.
4. Jean Muir
Actress | Fugitive in the Sky
Tall (5' 9"), blonde-haired US stage, screen and TV actress from the 1930's through the mid-1960's. Upon retiring from acting Jean went on to teach drama, first, for eight years beginning in 1968, at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she headed their new drama department, and afterwards...
Actor | Hotel Balderdash
Charlie started his career in 1972 on a local children's program in Salt Lake City called "Hotel Balderdash." Within 8 years he left Utah for the Los Angeles area where he studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Drama Institute, Lonny Chapman's Group Repertory Theatre and with the Off the Wall: Improv ...
6. Marc Breaux
Marc Breaux was born on November 3, 1924 in Carenco, Louisiana, USA as Marc Charles Breaux. He is known for his work on The Sound of Music (1965), Mary Poppins (1964) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968). He was married to Dee Dee Wood. He died on November 19, 2013 in Mesa, Arizona, USA.
Director | Drop Out
Stephen C. Apostolof (25 February 1928 in Burgas, Bulgaria - 14 August 2005, Mesa, Arizona), sometimes credited under aliases A.C. Stephen(s) or Robert Lee, was a Bulgarian-American filmmaker specializing in the "erotic" film genre.
Born in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Burgas, he claimed asylum in...
Director | The Six Million Dollar Man
Phil Bondelli was born on December 10, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a director and assistant director, known for The Six Million Dollar Man (1974), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Cover Up (1984). He died on January 31, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona, USA.
12. Billy Cummings
Actor | Fighting Father Dunne
Billy Cummings was born on January 31, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Clifton Cummings. He was an actor, known for Fighting Father Dunne (1948), Youth for the Kingdom (1945) and Circumstantial Evidence (1945). He was married to Audrey Mae Gollihue and Jeane Sharon Kerley. He died ...
13. Jimmy Chagra
Jimmy Chagra was born on December 7, 1944 in El Paso, Texas, USA as Jamiel Alexander Chagra. He died on July 25, 2008 in Mesa, Arizona, USA.
16. Oakley Haldeman
Soundtrack | The Stepford Wives
Songwriter ("Here Comes Santa Claus"), composer, author and the general manager for a music publisher. He joined ASCAP in 1949, and his other popular-song compositions include "Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes", "I Wish I Had Never Met Sunshine", "Tho' I Tried", "Pretty Mary", "Texas Polka", "Honey...
20. Charles Mack
Actor | Why Bring That Up?
Charles Mack was born on November 22, 1887 in White Cloud, Kansas, USA as Charles Ellsworth Selders. He was an actor and writer, known for Why Bring That Up? (1929), Anybody's War (1930) and Hypnotized (1932). He was married to Myrtle Buckley and Marian Robinson. He died on January 11, 1934 in Mesa...
23. Carl Hayden
Carl Hayden was born on October 2, 1877 in Hayden's Ferry [now Tempe], Arizona, USA as Carl Trumbull Hayden. He was married to Nan Downing. He died on January 25, 1972 in Mesa, Arizona.
24. Frankie Carle
Soundtrack | The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
Pianist, songwriter ("Sunrise Serenade", "Oh What It Seemed to Be"), conductor, author and composer. He began his career as the music director of a touring vaudeville unit, then joined the orchestras of Mal Hallett and Horace Heidt as pianist. In 1944, he led his own orchestra, playing theatres, ...
32. Melva Blancett
Actress | The Emmett Smith Story
Melva Blancett was born on August 22, 1924 in McAlester, Oklahoma, USA. She was an actress, known for The Emmett Smith Story (1979), To Find My Son (1980) and The Child Stealer (1979). She was married to Lloyd Blancett. She died on March 2, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona, USA.