Death Place Matching "Newport Beach, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Michele Carey

Actress | El Dorado

Michele Carey was born on February 26, 1943 in Annapolis, Maryland, USA as Michele Henson. She was an actress, known for El Dorado (1967), The Wild Wild West (1965) and Live a Little, Love a Little (1968). She was married to Fred G. Strebel. She died on November 21, 2018 in Newport Beach, ...

2. Tom Tully

Actor | The Caine Mutiny

While in Vietnam entertaining troops with Bob Hope and others with the USO, Thomas Tully contracted a filarial worm, similar to the worm that causes elephantiasis. After returning to the U.S. his condition was diagnosed after a blood clot in a major vein in his leg cut off circulation and his leg ...

3. Claire Trevor

Actress | Key Largo

Claire Trevor was born Claire Wemlinger in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York, the only child of Fifth Avenue merchant-tailor Noel Wemlinger, an immigrant Frenchman from Paris who lost his business during the Depression, and his Belfast-born wife, Benjamina, known as "Betty". Young ...

4. Dolores del Rio

Actress | Las abandonadas

Dolores del Rio was the one of the first Mexican movie stars with international appeal and who had meteoric career in the 1920s/1930s Hollywood. Del Rio came from an aristocratic family in Durango. In the Mexican revolution of 1916, however, the family lost everything and emigrated to Mexico City, ...

5. Victor McLaglen

Actor | The Quiet Man

Rambunctious British leading man (contrary to popular belief, he was of Scottish ancestry, not Irish) and later character actor primarily in American films, Victor McLaglen was a vital presence in a number of great motion pictures, especially those of director John Ford. McLaglen (pronounced ...

6. Joey Bishop

Actor | The Joey Bishop Show

Perpetually glum standup comedian Joey Bishop was born Joseph Abraham Gottlieb on February 3, 1918, in the Bronx, New York. He was the youngest of five children of Chana "Anna" (Siegel) and Jacob Gottlieb, a bicycle repairman. His father was an Austrian Jewish immigrant and his mother was a ...

7. Mary Treen

Actress | It's a Wonderful Life

About as reliable as one could ever find, character actress Mary Treen was a familiar face to most and could always be counted on to bring a bit of levity to any film scene. A minor actress for much of her career, she managed to secure a plain, unassuming niche for herself in 40s, 50s and 60s ...

8. Anthony George

Actor | Dark Shadows

Virile-looking, hairy-chested actor Anthony George is best remembered for a couple of popular TV crime series back in the early 1960s. Born Octavio George in Endicott, New York, he began in small roles in motion pictures and TV in the 1950s. Picked up by 20th Century-Fox he was sometimes billed as ...

9. Kane Richmond

Actor | Brick Bradford

Kane Richmond was born on December 23, 1906 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Frederick William Bowditch. He was an actor, known for Brick Bradford (1947), Spy Smasher (1942) and Jungle Raiders (1945). He was married to Marion Burns. He died on March 22, 1973 in Corona Del Mar, Newport Beach, ...

10. John Zaremba

Actor | 20 Million Miles to Earth

John Zaremba was born on October 22, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957), Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) and The Time Tunnel (1966). He was married to Eleanor. He died on December 15, 1986 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

11. Jeanne Cagney

Actress | Yankee Doodle Dandy

Dark-haired beauty Jeanne Carolyn Cagney was born in New York City, New York on March 25, 1919 - just a few months after the end of World War I. She and her four brothers - including James Cagney and William Cagney - were raised by her widowed mother. Jeanne majored in French and German during her ...

12. Dale Van Sickel

Actor | Radar Patrol vs. Spy King

Dale Van Sickel was born on November 29, 1907 in Eatonton, Georgia, USA as Dale Harris Van Sickel. He is known for his work on Radar Patrol vs. Spy King (1949), Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952) and The Crimson Ghost (1946). He was married to Iris Van Sickel. He died on January 25, 1977 in Newport...

13. Robert Burks

Cinematographer | Vertigo

The favorite cinematographer of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock began working at Warner Bros. when he was 19 years old. He climbed his way up from camera operator to assistant camera man and eventually took over the Special Photographic Effects unit at Warners on Stage 5 in 1944. He became an ...

14. Richard Lane

Actor | The Big Wheel

Richard Lane was born on May 28, 1899 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for The Big Wheel (1949), Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) and Meet Boston Blackie (1941). He died on September 5, 1982 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

15. Estelle Etterre

Actress | Free Wheeling

Estelle Etterre was born on July 26, 1899 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Free Wheeling (1932), Sisters Under the Skin (1934) and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950). She died on March 7, 1996 in Newport Beach, California.

16. Jane Frazee

Actress | Swing in the Saddle

A professional entertainer since the age of six, blue-eyed brunette Jane Frazee and her older sister Ruth Frazee had a vaudeville sister act and appeared in nightclubs and on radio together. They journeyed to Hollywood, but the act broke up when Ruth failed her screen tests and Jane passed hers. ...

17. Yvonne Doughty

Actress | The Wild One

Yvonne Doughty was born on August 14, 1927 in Oklahoma, USA as Yvonne Jean Doughty. She was an actress, known for The Wild One (1953) and The Man Behind the Badge (1953). She was married to Lafayette Utter. She died on March 15, 2004 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

18. Diane Sayer

Actress | Kitten with a Whip

Diane Sayer was born on February 22, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Diane Easton Sayer. She was an actress, known for Kitten with a Whip (1964), Madigan (1968) and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964). She was married to Jerry Shepard. She died on March 26, 2001 in Newport Beach, California.

19. Bill Mauldin

Writer | Up Front

Bill Mauldin was born in Mountain Park, New Mexico, in 1921, and started drawing young. He took a few courses at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and, in 1940 entered the Army and was assigned as an illustrator for the military's newspaper, The Stars & Stripes. He created two characters for which ...

20. Richard L. Bare

Director | 77 Sunset Strip

Richard L. Bare was born on August 12, 1913 in Turlock, California, USA as Richard Leland Bare. He was a director and writer, known for 77 Sunset Strip (1958), I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew (1968) and Wicked, Wicked (1973). He was married to Gloria Jean Bailey, Jeanne Evans, Julie Van ...

21. Richard Martin

Actor | The Arizona Ranger

Richard Martin began working in films as a receptionist at MGM in the late 1930s. He began appearing in films while under contract to RKO in the early 1940s. Martin created the character of "Chito Jose Gonzalez Bustamonte Rafferty", the Irish-Mexican comic sidekick of cowboy star Tim Holt, in the ...

22. Susan Hawkins

Actress | Carolyn

Susan Hawkins was born on August 11, 1934 in Marylebone, London, England as Susan P. Hawkins. She was an actress, known for Carolyn (1956). She was married to John Tettemer. She died on May 11, 2004 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

23. Bill Edwards

Actor | Hail the Conquering Hero

Handsome, strapping, wavy-haired, New Jersey-born Bill Edwards started out to be an artist but sidetracked somewhat successfully into acting during WWII. Born on September 14, 1918, he was raised in Wyoming country and rode on the rodeo circuit for a couple of years until a number of broken bones ...

24. Roy Edward Disney

Producer | Fantasia 2000

Roy Edward Disney began working for the Walt Disney Company as an assistant film editor on the True-Life Adventure film in 1954. In 1967, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the company. In 1984, he returned to the company as vice chairman of the board, and head of the animation department....

25. Clyde Geronimi

Director | Cinderella

Clyde Geronimi was born on June 12, 1901 in Chiavenna, Lombardy, Italy as Clito Enrico Geronimi. He is known for his work on Cinderella (1950), Peter Pan (1953) and Alice in Wonderland (1951). He died on April 24, 1989 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

26. Sherwood Bailey

Actor | Choo-Choo!

Sherwood Bailey was born on August 6, 1923 in Long Beach, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Choo-Choo! (1932), Free Eats (1932) and Readin' and Writin' (1932). He was married to Ruth. He died on August 6, 1987 in Newport Beach, California.

27. William Austin

Actor | It

William Austin was born on June 12, 1884 in Georgetown, British Guiana as William Crosby Piercy Austin. He was an actor, known for It (1927), In Love with Love (1924) and Three Men in a Boat (1933). He died on June 15, 1975 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

28. Lya Lys

Actress | L'âge d'or

This blonde stunner and German-born foreign import started life on May 18, 1908, in Berlin as Nathalie Margoulis (or perhaps Natalia Lyech) the daughter of a Russian banker and French pediatrician. The family moved to Paris when she was young where she received her schooling both there and in ...

29. Charles 'Mask' Lewis Jr.

Self | History of MMA

Charles 'Mask' Lewis Jr. was born on June 23, 1963 in San Bernardino, California, USA. He died on March 11, 2009 in Newport Beach, California.

30. William Cagney

Actor | Lost in the Stratosphere

William (Bill) Cagney (producer brother of star James Cagney) was almost a dead ringer for his, in front of the camera, more famous brother. When first wife Boots' younger sister Viola "Bodie" (Mallory) Avinger gave birth to identical twin boys Cleveland (Cleve) and Steven (Steve) Lewis on February...

31. Wade Crosby

Actor | Westworld

Wade Crosby was born on August 22, 1905 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for Westworld (1973), Tales of Robin Hood (1951) and Rose of the Yukon (1949). He died on October 2, 1975 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

32. Russell Harlan

Cinematographer | To Kill a Mockingbird

Born Russell September 16, 1903 in Los Angeles, California to Frank and Bertha Harlan, who hailed from Iowa and Missouri. Russell was raised in Los Angeles along with his younger brother Richard (b. 1911). His paternal grandmother Sarah J. Harlan also lived with the family.

Harlan started in the ...

33. Bob Nolan

Soundtrack | Close Encounters of the Third Kind

American singer-songwriter who appeared in a number of low-budget Westerns, but was most renowned as the leader of the singing group, The Sons of the Pioneers. The son of an Army officer, Nolan attended the University of Arizona after his father retired to that state. He studied music and poetry in...

34. Marcelle Corday

Actress | The Great Ziegfeld

Touted by contemporary studio publicity as a 'native Parisian', Marcelle was in fact born in Brussels on January 8 1890. Her father, who was most definitely French, had her packed off to be educated at private schools in Paris and Geneva. She began her acting career on stage in her home town before...

35. Mary Kay Stearns

Writer | Mary Kay and Johnny

Mary Kay Stearns was born on October 27, 1925 in Glendale, California, USA as Mary Katherine Jones. She was a writer and actress, known for Mary Kay and Johnny (1947), Kraft Theatre (1947) and Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950). She was married to John Stearns. She died on November 17, 2018 in Newport...

36. Joe Connelly

Writer | Meet Mr. McNutley

His 8-year-old son Rick was the inspiration for the title character in Leave It to Beaver (1957). His 14-year-old son Jay was the model for Beaver's older brother, Wally. "Beaver" was the nickname of one of his merchant-marine shipmates.

38. Les Baxter

Soundtrack | Hitman: Agent 47

Born March 14, 1922, at Mexia, Texas. He learned to play the piano at five years of age and studied at the Detroit Conservatory and at Pepperdine College in Los Angeles, California (his uncle was the college's first president). He began his career as a concert pianist but later joined Mel Tormé's "...

39. Wilfred Jackson

Director | Cinderella

Wilfred Jackson was born on January 24, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Wilfred Emmons Jackson. He is known for his work on Cinderella (1950), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) and Peter Pan (1953). He died on August 7, 1988 in Balboa Island, Newport Beach, California, USA.

40. Dorothy Devine

Self | A Star Is Born World Premiere

Dorothy Devine was born on May 21, 1915 in Holly, Colorado, USA as Dorothy Irene House. She was married to Andy Devine. She died on June 14, 2000 in Newport Beach, Orange County, California, USA.

41. Peggy Lloyd

Actress | Cover Girl

Peggy Lloyd was born on April 15, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Gloria Gabrielle Freeman. She was an actress, known for Cover Girl (1944) and Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 4 (1942). She was married to Robert Patten and Almon Bartlett Ross Jr. She died on November 18, 1986 in Newport Beach,...

42. Nadia Posey

Actress | Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

Nadia Posey was born on September 7, 1922 as Nadja Vonkorytniuk. She was an actress, known for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963), Passport to Danger (1954) and Schlitz Playhouse (1951). She died on July 27, 1996 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

43. Rudolf Ising

Producer | The Milky Way

While animation was still in its infancy during the early twenties, Walt Disney managed to recruit the brightest and best talent nationwide and imported it into Hollywood. Two of these pioneers artists were close friends Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising. They had first tasted success by helping to ...

44. Joyce Bryant

Actress | Terry and the Pirates

Joyce Bryant was born on April 11, 1916 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Terry and the Pirates (1940), The Iron Claw (1941) and Across the Plains (1939). She died on June 10, 2004 in Newport Beach, California.

45. Elwood Bredell

Cinematographer | Black Friday

Indiana-born, son of stage actress Mary Palmer Nields and silent screen actor Val Paul (1886-1962), 'Woody' Bredell began his career in films as a lab technician. He worked as a still photographer at RKO and Paramount (1931-34), later joining Universal, as director of photography, 1937-46; then ...

46. Glen Turnbull

Actor | I Dream of Jeanie

Glen Turnbull was born on November 16, 1919 in Youngstown, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on I Dream of Jeanie (1952), Holiday Rhythm (1950) and Playhouse 90 (1956). He died on February 18, 2009 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

47. Al Jarvis

Actor | The Phantom Planet

Actor, songwriter ("Make Believe Ballroom"), author and disc jockey, educated at the University of Southern California and a member of the Pasadena Community Playhouse. He joined ASCAP in 1954, and his chief musical collaborators included Johnny Mercer and Leo Diamond. His other popular-song ...

48. James Roosevelt

Producer | Pot o' Gold

James Roosevelt, the son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, and his wife Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, was born on December 23, 1907 in New York City. The oldest son, he was the second of the Roosevelts' six children, only five of whom survived to adulthood; their ...

49. Charles William Breen

Blade Runner

After studying architecture at Cranbrook the world-renowned art and design school in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Charles moved to California to pursue his career. Once in Los Angeles, he quickly gravitated to the film industry and began working at Universal Studios as a set designer and assistant ...

50. Peter Meyerson

Writer | Welcome Back, Kotter

Peter Meyerson was born on July 12, 1931 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Peter Alan Meyerson. He was a writer and producer, known for Welcome Back, Kotter (1975), He & She (1967) and The Monkees (1966). He was married to Julia Russell, Nurit Wilde and Max Goldenson. He died on March 11, 2013 in ...


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