Death Place Matching "Nashville, Tennessee, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jerry Reed

Soundtrack | Smokey and the Bandit

Tall, blond haired country & western singer / songwriter from Atlanta Georgia, who usually appears in films portraying good humored Southern type characters. Reed was already writing and singing music in high school, and was signed by Capitol Records to a three-year contract in 1955. However, in ...

2. Fred Dalton Thompson

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Fred Dalton Thompson was born on August 19, 1942 in Sheffield, Alabama, USA as Freddie Dalton Thompson. He was an actor, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), No Way Out (1987) and Sinister (2012). He was married to Jeri Kehn Thompson and Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey. He died on November 1, 2015 in...

3. Johnny Cash

Soundtrack | The Johnny Cash Show

Johnny Cash was born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, to Carrie Cash (Rivers) and Raymond Cash. He made his first single, "Hey Porter", for Sun Records in 1955. In 1958 he moved to Columbia Records. He had long periods of drug abuse during the 1960s, but later that decade he successfully ...

4. George Lindsey

Actor | The AristoCats

George Lindsey quickly became an icon on television in the 1960's playing the part of 'Goober Pyle" on the The Andy Griffith Show (1960). He replaced Jim Nabors who portrayed "Gomer Pyle" who ran the "fillin station" on "The Andy Griffith Show". As Jim Nabors was tapped for his own show Gomer Pyle:...

5. Glen Campbell

Soundtrack | True Grit

Glen Campbell was born on April 22, 1936 in Billstown, Arkansas, USA as Glen Travis Campbell. He was married to Kim Campbell, Sarah Jan Barg Davis, Billie Jean Nunley and Diane Kirk. He died on August 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

6. Lari White

Actress | Cast Away

Lari White was born on May 13, 1965 in Dunedin, Florida, USA as Lari Michele White. She was an actress, known for Cast Away (2000), Big Eden (2000) and No Regrets (2004). She was married to Chuck Cannon. She died on January 23, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

7. Sheb Wooley

Actor | Rawhide

American character actor in many Westerns, Sheb Wooley was also a figure in country-western music. Born and raised in Oklahoma, he spent his youth as a cowhand. His musical ability led to radio and subsequently film work. He played minor supporting roles for a dozen years starting in 1950, ...

8. June Carter Cash

Soundtrack | The Johnny Cash Show

June Carter Cash was born on June 23, 1929 in Maces Springs, Scott County, Virginia, USA as Valerie June Carter. She was married to Johnny Cash, Edwin Lee (Rip) Nix and Carl Smith. She died on May 15, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

9. Bill Dana

Actor | The Nude Bomb

Comedian, author and composer, educated at Emerson College. He served in the US Infantry during World War II. Later, he was part of the team Dana and Wood on television and in supper clubs. As a single, he appeared on television with Martha Raye and Imogene Coca and was a writer for Steve Allen, ...

10. Tex Ritter

Soundtrack | High Noon

Tex Ritter was born on January 12, 1905 in Murvaul, Texas, USA as Woodward Maurice Ritter. He was married to Dorothy Fay. He died on January 2, 1974 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

11. Minnie Pearl

Actress | That Tennessee Beat

Sarah Colley studied dramatics in Belmont College in Nashville, intending to be a serious actress, but while touring with an Atlanta company, she created the Minnie Pearl character that became her life's work. Her first Grand Old Opry appearance was on the radio show in 1940, followed by 27 years ...

12. Grandpa Jones

Actor | Hee Haw

Grandpa Jones was born on October 20, 1913 in Niagara, Kentucky, USA as Louis Marshall Jones. He was married to Ramona Jones and Eulalia Marie Losher. He died on February 19, 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

13. Tammy Wynette

Soundtrack | Sordid Lives

Tammy once said: "I spent 15 minutes writing ["Stand by Your Man"], and a lifetime defending it". She was born Virginia Wynette Pugh on May 5, 1942, on her grandfather's cotton farm in Itawamba County, Mississippi. Tammy picked cotton as a child, and as a young woman worked as a waitress, a ...

14. Doug Dillard

Actor | Popeye

Banjoist (The Dillards), composer and musician often seen on television and heard on records. Educated in college, and a member of ASCAP since 1963, he composed the popular songs "Doug's Tune" and "Hickory Holler". His chief musical collaborators have included Dean Webb, Mitchell Jayne, and Rodney ...

15. George Jones

Soundtrack | Tin Cup

George Jones was born on September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas, USA as George Glenn Jones. He was married to Nancy Sepulveda, Tammy Wynette, Shirley Ann Corley and Dorothy Bonvillion. He died on April 26, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

16. Marty Robbins

Soundtrack | The Drifter

He is known for many styles of music - pure honky-tonk, rockabilly, gospel, straight-ahead pop, blues and Hawaiian. But fans remember Marty Robbins best for his cowboy songs. Songs like "Big Iron", "Running Gun", "The Hanging Tree" and of course "El Paso" established Robbins as the master of the ...

17. Jim Hager

Self | Hee Haw

Jim Hager was born on August 30, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Hee Haw (1969), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Twin Detectives (1976). He died on May 1, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

18. Porter Wagoner

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Porter Wagoner was born on August 12, 1927 in West Plains, Missouri, USA as Porter Wayne Wagoner. He was married to Ruth Olive Williams and Velma Johnson. He died on October 28, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

19. Lynn Anderson

Soundtrack | Zodiac

Lynn Rene Anderson was a multi-award-winning American country music singer known for a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s, most notably her country-pop, worldwide mega-hit "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden". She charted 12 No. 1, 18 Top-10, and more than 50 Top-40 hits. Anderson's ...

20. Jon Hager

Self | Hee Haw

Jon Hager was born on August 30, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Hee Haw (1969), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Twin Detectives (1976). He died on January 9, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

21. Leon Russell

Soundtrack | Ghost Rider

Leon Russell was born on April 2, 1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA as Claude Russell Bridges. He was married to Janet Lee Constantine and Mary McCreary. He died on November 13, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

22. Archie Campbell

Soundtrack | The Drifter

Archie Campbell was born on November 7, 1914 in Bulls Gap, Tennessee, USA. He was a writer, known for The Drifter (1965), Nashville Rebel (1966) and Smokey and the Good Time Outlaws (1978). He died on August 29, 1987 in Nashville, Tennessee.

23. Faron Young

Soundtrack | Country Style, U.S.A.

Faron Young was born on February 25, 1932 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. He was married to Hilda Margo Macon. He died on December 10, 1996 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

24. Rod Brasfield

Actor | A Face in the Crowd

Rod Brasfield was born on August 22, 1910 in Smithville, Mississippi, USA as Rodney Leon Brasfield. He was an actor, known for A Face in the Crowd (1957), Country Music Holiday (1958) and Grand Ole Opry (1955). He died on September 12, 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

25. Eddie Rabbitt

Soundtrack | Maverick

Country singer, songwriter & guitarist Edward Thomas Rabbitt was born on a holiday, of Thanksgiving, on Thursday, November 27th, 1941, {the fourth Thursday,of November}, to Irish immigrant parents in Brooklyn, New York. Rabbitt was raised in East Orange, New Jersey. Eddie recorded songs for the ...

26. Eddy Arnold

Soundtrack | Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Eddy Arnold was born on May 15, 1918 in Henderson, Tennessee, USA as Richard Edward Arnold. He was married to Sally Gayhart. He died on May 8, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.

27. Skeeter Davis

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

Skeeter Davis was one of the first female vocalists to become a top level star in the country music field. Born Mary Frances Penick on December 30, 1931, Davis began performing in her native Kentucky as part of a duet with high school friend Betty Jack Davis in 1949. The teenagers, dubbed The Davis...

28. Earl Scruggs

Soundtrack | Bonnie and Clyde

Earl Scruggs was born on January 6, 1924 as Earl Eugene Scruggs. He is known for his work on Bonnie and Clyde (1967), The Love Guru (2008) and Penguins of Madagascar (2014). He was married to Louise Scruggs. He died on March 28, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

29. Charles Watts

Actor | Giant

Charles Watts was born on October 30, 1912 in Clarksville, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for Giant (1956), An Affair to Remember (1957) and Apache Rifles (1964). He died on December 13, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee.

30. Roy Acuff

Soundtrack | Night Train to Memphis

Roy Acuff was born on September 15, 1903 in Maynardville, Tennessee, USA as Roy Claxton Acuff. He was married to Mildred Louise Douglas. He died on November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee.

31. Dottie West

Actress | The Fall Guy

Dottie West was one of country music's greatest female stars for 30 years. Her career began in 1959 when she made her first recording for Starday Records. She first made the national charts in 1963 and the following year had a blockbuster country hit with "Here Comes My Baby Back Again" which would...

32. Ernest Tubb

Soundtrack | Hollywood Barn Dance

Ernest Tubb was born on February 9, 1914 in Crisp, Texas, USA as Ernest Dale Tubb. He was married to Olene Adams Carter and Lois Elaine Cook. He died on September 6, 1984 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

33. J. Karen Thomas

Actress | The Tempest

J. Karen Thomas was born in 1965 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is known for her work on The Tempest (2001), Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007) and Nashville (2012). She died on March 26, 2015 in Nashville.

34. Chet Atkins

Soundtrack | Michael

Chet Atkins was an A&R (artist and repertoire) executive for RCA Victor Records from 1958 until 1974, producing recordings for such artists as Elvis Presley, Bobby Bare, Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Waylon Jennings, Duane Eddy, The Browns, Charley Pride, Hank Snow and The Everly Brothers...

35. John Hartford

Soundtrack | O Brother, Where Art Thou?

John Hartford was born on December 30, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA as John Cowan Harford. He was married to Marie Hartford. He died on June 4, 2001 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

36. Tommy Boyce

Soundtrack | The Monkees

It's estimated that Tommy Boyce's solo compositions and collaborative efforts have produced record sales over and above 85 million. Tommy and his partner Bobby Hart wrote the theme to Days of Our Lives (1965) and hits for guys like Andy Williams, Dean Martin, The Animals and Del Shannon in addition...

37. Little Jimmy Dickens

Soundtrack | More American Graffiti

Little Jimmy Dickens was born on December 19, 1920 in Bolt, West Virginia, USA as James Cecil Dickens. He was married to Mona Evans, Anne Ernestine Jones and Dorothy (Connie) Chapman. He died on January 2, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

38. Patricia Alice Albrecht

Actress | Jem

Patricia Alice Albrecht was born on January 30, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She was an actress, known for Jem (1985), Midnight Madness (1980) and Remington Steele (1982). She died on December 25, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

39. Ron Ormond

Producer | Untamed Mistress

Ron Ormond was born on August 29, 1910 in Baldwin, Louisiana, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Untamed Mistress (1956), White Lightnin' Road (1967) and Please Don't Touch Me (1963). He was married to June Carr. He died on May 11, 1981 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

40. Lester Flatt

Soundtrack | A Prairie Home Companion

Lester Flatt was born on June 19, 1914 in Overton County, Tennessee, USA as Lester Raymond Flatt. He is known for his work on A Prairie Home Companion (2006), Dutch (1991) and Sweet Dreams (1985). He was married to Gladys Flatt. He died on May 11, 1979 in Nashville, Tennessee.

41. Lefty Frizzell

Soundtrack | Ken Park

Lefty Frizzell was born on March 31, 1928 in Corsicana, Texas, USA as William Orville Frizzell. He was married to Alice Harper. He died on July 19, 1975 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

42. Andrew Dorff

Soundtrack | Wheeler

Son of composer Steve Dorff.

43. Audrey Williams

Your Cheatin' Heart

Audrey Williams was born on February 28, 1923 in Banks, Alabama, USA as Audrey Sheppard. She is known for her work on Your Cheatin' Heart (1964), Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar (1965) and Country Music on Broadway (1965). She was married to Hank Williams and Erskine Guy. She died on November 4, ...

44. John Furlong

Actor | Wyatt Earp

John Furlong was born on April 14, 1933 in Albany, New York, USA as John Thomas Furlong. He is known for his work on Wyatt Earp (1994), Vampires (1998) and All the President's Men (1976). He was married to Linda M. Del Santo. He died on June 23, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

45. Keith Whitley

Soundtrack | The Blob

Jessie Keith Whitley was born July 1, 1955, in Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Learning to play guitar at age 6, he appeared on Buddy Starcher's regional TV show at age 8 and formed a bluegrass band with his friend Ricky Skaggs a few years later. When they were

15, Skaggs and Whitley were asked to play a ...

46. Wilma Rudolph

Self | ABC's Wide World of Sports

Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 - November 12, 1994) was an American track and field sprinter, who competed in the 100 and 200 meters dash. Rudolph was considered the fastest woman in the world in the 1960s and competed in two Olympic Games, in 1956 and in 1960.

In the 1960 Summer Olympics in ...

47. Glenn Yarbrough

Soundtrack | Baby the Rain Must Fall

Glenn Yarbrough was born on January 12, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Glenn Robertson Yarbrough. He was married to Kathleen Pommer, Laurie Ann Poole, Ann Graves and Margaret (Peggy) Ellen Goodhart. He died on August 11, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

48. Judy Parker

Soundtrack | Sleepers

Judy Parker was born on September 14, 1938 in the USA. She was married to Bob Gaudio and Steven Bernhardt. She died on September 14, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

49. Bob Welch

Soundtrack | Almost Famous

Bob Welch, a native of Los Angeles, California, was a guitarist and vocalist for Fleetwood Mac from 1971 to 1974. He formed the British rock group Paris in 1976 and scored his biggest hit with "Sentimental Lady", which reached No. 8 on the Billboard chart in 1977 and his second biggest was "Ebony ...

50. Bill Monroe

Soundtrack | Men of Honor

Born in Rosine Kentucky, he was the youngest of eight children. Orphaned at age 11 he was raised by his uncle, fiddler Pendleton Vandiver. Learning the fiddle from his mother and taught further by his uncle, at an early age he began playing dances with uncle and brothers. Besides his uncle (whom he...


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