Death Place Matching "Monterey, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. John Denver
Soundtrack | Armageddon
His birth occurred on Friday, December 31st, 1943, as the son of an Air Force officer, Denver was constantly moved from state to state and country to country. It was in Tucson, Arizona, that his grandmother gave him his first acoustic guitar, a gift that would prove an icebreaker when meeting other...
Actress | Too Late for Tears
Kristine Miller was born Jacqueline Olivia Eskesen, the daughter of Johannes Eskesen, vice-president of Standard Oil of Argentina, headquartered in Buenos Aires, where Miller was born. Miller's mother, Myrtle Bennett Witham, was an Orpheum Circuit singer from Fresno, California. After a decade in ...
3. Helen Martin
Helen Martin was born on July 23, 1909 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Helen Dorothy Martin. She was an actress and writer, known for Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996), Death Wish (1974) and Repo Man (1984). She died on March 25, 2000 in Monterey, ...
Director | Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
Lamont Johnson was born on September 30, 1922 in Stockton, California, USA as Ernest Lamont Johnson Jr. He was a director and actor, known for Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985), Lincoln (1988) and The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972). He was married to Tony Johnson. He died on October 24, 2010 in ...
Cinematographer | Ben-Hur
Robert L. Surtees began his working life as a portrait photographer and retoucher, before becoming camera assistant at Universal in 1927. He spent a lengthy apprenticeship (15 years) working under such experienced cinematographers as Hal Mohr, Joseph Ruttenberg and Gregg Toland. Between 1929 and ...
Writer | Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Not to be confused with the classical singer of the same name, screen-writer Robert Getchell was born in 1936 in Kansas City, Missouri and studied English at the University of Missouri in Columbia, graduating in 1965. After working as a free-lance writer and reviewer,he penned his first screen-play...
Actress | Zero Hour!
Patricia Tiernan was born on December 31, 1930 in Long Beach, California, USA as Patricia Joyce Tiernan. She was an actress, known for Zero Hour! (1957), Apache War Smoke (1952) and The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957). She was married to Stephen George Shapiro and Wally Cox. She died on October 7, ...
Actor | Plan 9 from Outer Space
John Breckinridge was born August 6, 1903 into a wealthy family and descended from former U.S. Vice President John C. Breckinridge. He got the role of the Ruler in Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) because he was a house guest of Paul Marco at the time the film was shooting, as was David De Mering, ...
Writer | Man of a Thousand Faces
R. Wright Campbell was born on June 9, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Robert Wright Campbell. He was a writer and actor, known for Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), Gun for a Coward (1957) and Teenage Cave Man (1958). He died on September 21, 2000 in Monterey, California, USA.
11. Jenna McMahon
Writer | The Carol Burnett Show
Jenna McMahon was born on May 24, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Mary Virginia Skinner. She was a writer and producer, known for The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Soap (1977) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She was married to James Holden. She died on March 2, 2015 in Monterey, California, USA.
14. George Stoll
Music Department | The Wizard of Oz
George Stoll was born on May 7, 1902 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as George Martin Stoll. He is known for his work on The Wizard of Oz (1939), Anchors Aweigh (1945) and Meet Me in St. Louis (1944). He died on January 18, 1985 in Monterey, California, USA.
15. Scott Peters
Actor | The Girl Hunters
Scott Peters was born on July 12, 1930 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada as Peter Sikorski. He was an actor, known for The Girl Hunters (1963), The Madmen of Mandoras (1963) and They Saved Hitler's Brain (1968). He was married to Susan. He died on January 15, 1994 in Monterey Park, California, USA.
16. Leo Willis
Actor | A Hero of the Big Snows
Leo Willis was born on January 5, 1890 in Wapanucka, Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor, known for A Hero of the Big Snows (1926), All the Brothers Were Valiant (1923) and The Timber Queen (1922). He died on April 10, 1952 in Monterey County, California, USA.
18. Kay Riehl
Actress | The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
Kay Riehl was born on May 13, 1899 in Scotland as Kathryn Robert Robertson. She was an actress, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), The Red Menace (1949) and The Fugitive (1963). She died on January 8, 1988 in Monterey, California, USA.
19. Harry Ray
Make Up Department | Witness for the Prosecution
Harry Ray was born on September 22, 1909 in West Virginia, USA. He is known for his work on Witness for the Prosecution (1957), Anatomy of a Murder (1959) and The Apartment (1960). He died on December 25, 1974 in Monterey, California, USA.
21. Ron Dias
Animation Department | The Secret of NIMH
Ron Dias was born on February 15, 1937 in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, USA as Ronald Lionel Dias. He is known for his work on The Secret of NIMH (1982), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Space Ace (1983). He died on July 30, 2013 in Monterey, California, USA.
Actress | The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Marion Clayton Anderson was born on February 9, 1907 in Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada. She was an actress and director, known for The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and The Crowning Experience (1960). She died on August 31, 1994 in Monterey, California, USA.
Writer | A Stolen Life
Her book "Since You Went Away" was based on her newspaper column "Letters to a Soldier from His Wife" for the Dayton (OH) Journal Herald. Like the heroine of "Since You Went Away", Wilder was raising two teenage daughters and taking in boarders to make ends meet while her husband, Donald, was ...
25. Daniel James
Writer | Gorgo
Wrote the novel 'Famous All Over Town', published in 1983, under the pseudonym Danny Santiago. The novel won the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award, a $5,000 prize for an outstanding work of fiction presented by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.
26. George Walsh
Actor | Remember My Name
George Walsh was the voice of 'Gunsmoke' from 1952 through 1962 on CBS Radio, starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon. Then on the long running CBS television program starring James Arness, which began each show with Walsh's, "Around Dodge City and in the territory out West, there's just ...
27. Marcia Davenport
Writer | The Valley of Decision
Ms. Davenport was a New York writer, biographer, and novelist whose books inspired movies starring some of Hollywood's top names. In addition to writing the works, "Valley of Decision" and "East Side, West Side", which inspired movies of the same name, she was also author of "Mozart", a biography of...
30. Phil Hill
Actor | Grand Prix
One of America's greatest racing drivers of all time, Hill, a native of Southern California, was the first American to win the Formula 1 World Championship, in 1961. Hill started his racing career in the 1950s, winning the 1955 Sports Car Club of America Championship, then moving to Europe and ...
32. Mary Somerville
Actress | Hong Kong
Mary Somerville was born on November 4, 1883 in Reading, England. She was an actress, known for Hong Kong (1952), Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) and The Thin Man (1957). She was married to Sidney Lawford, Ernest Vaughn Aylen and Henry Ashley Cooper. She died on January 23, 1972 in Monterey Park...
33. Brock Chester
Actor | Bracken's World
Brock Chester was born in Wichita, Kansas, on March 10, 1947, and moved to Pacific Palisades, California, when he was four. He graduated from Palisades High School in 1965, having played both baseball (won the captain's trophy) and football (named All-Western League End and won the most-improved ...
34. Rae Kidd
Actress | Unashamed: A Romance
Rae Kidd was born on June 15, 1917 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Rae Kathleen Kidd. She was an actress, known for Unashamed: A Romance (1938). She was married to Rosslynn John Cowen Jr. She died on April 2, 1962 in Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA.
35. William Yamadera
William Yamadera was born on July 15, 1917 in Oakland, California, USA as William Takeshi Yamadera. He was an actor, known for Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985), Bachelor Party (1984) and Private Resort (1985). He was married to Ruth Jingu. He died on July 9, 2010 in Monterey Park, ...
39. Irén Biller
Actress | The Man Who Dared
Irén Biller was born on January 27, 1897 in Budapest, Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Man Who Dared (1933), Lila akác (1934) and Biller Irén mulat (1929). She was married to Ödön Faragó. She died on June 8, 1989 in Monterey County, California, USA.
40. Alma Hanlon
Actress | The Whip
Alma Hanlon was born on April 30, 1890 in New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for The Whip (1917), The Great Bradley Mystery (1917) and The Mystic Hour (1917). She was married to Louis Myll and Walter J. Kingsley. She died on October 26, 1977 in Monterey, California, USA.
Writer | A Bullet Is Waiting
Thames (Thomas) Ross Williamson was born on 7 February, 1894 at Genesee, Idaho, not far from the Nez Perce Indian Reservation. He was one of five children born to B. F. and Eugina M. Williamson. He grew up in Genesee, where is father worked as a stock drover and his mother earned extra income by ...
42. Mary Loos
Writer | Yancy Derringer
Mary Loos was born on May 6, 1910 in San Diego, California, USA as Mary Anita Loos. She was a writer and producer, known for Yancy Derringer (1958), A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) and Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955). She was married to Carl Von Saltza and Richard Sale. She died on October 11, 2004 in...
A graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis (Class of 1927), he retired from the United States Navy with the rank of Rear Admiral. He was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions as commander of the submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191) in February of 1942. He received a gold star for his ...