Death Place Matching "San Francisco, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Lyle Talbot
Lyle Talbot, who appeared in over 150 movies from leads in Warner Bros.' "pre-Code" pictures to countless supporting roles, and later enjoyed a steady TV career as a character actor, was born Lysle Henderson on February 8, 1902, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a small town in Nebraska, ...
3. Thuy Trang
Actress | The Crow: City of Angels
Thuy Trang was born on December 14th of 1973 in Saigon, Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975 to Communist forces, her father who had fought in the Vietnam War, traveled to America to seek political asylum. However, his entire family, unable to follow, were left behind.
In 1979, Thuy and her ...
Actress | The Thrill of It All
Arlene Francis, the witty actress and popular television personality, was born Arlene Francis Kazanjian on Oct. 20, 1907, in Boston. Her father was an Armenian immigrant, later painter and portrait photographer; her mother was the daughter of actor Alfred Davis. Even at an early age, Arlene said, "...
5. Al Jolson
Actor | The Jazz Singer
Al Jolson was known in the industry as "The World's Greatest Entertainer," for well over 40 years. After his death his influence continued unabated with such performers as Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Jackie Wilson and Jerry Lee Lewis all mentioning him as an ...
Actor | Tomorrow at Seven
Stephenson was a firm, dignified, worldly presence in Hollywood's classic history-based films of the 30s and 40s. The tall British character actor Henry Stephenson could be both imposing and benevolent in his patrician portrayals, usually expounding words of wisdom or offering gentlemanly aid. He ...
Actor | Frankenstein
US character actor; he of the close-cropped gray hair, thick spectacles and clipped, ominous tones who would serve most memorably as the nemesis of evil-doers and monsters in 30's and 40's horror movies and suspensers, antagonizing first the likes of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff and then, years ...
Actor | The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
Before there was a George Lucas and Harrison Ford running around creating special-effects excitement, there was a virile, boyishly handsome actor named Kerwin Mathews who was entertaining audiences battling a variety of creatures courtesy of pioneer special effects guru Ray Harryhausen. ...
9. J.E. Freeman
Actor | Alien Resurrection
J.E. Freeman was born on February 2, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as James E. Freeman. He was an actor, known for Alien Resurrection (1997), Miller's Crossing (1990) and Patriot Games (1992). He died on August 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California, USA.
Actor | THX 1138
Johnny Weissmuller Jr. was born on September 23, 1940 in San Francisco, California, USA as John Scott Weissmuller Jr. He was an actor, known for THX 1138 (1971), American Graffiti (1973) and Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle (1975). He was married to Diane. He died on July 27, 2006 in San Francisco.
11. Ruth Kobart
Ruth Kobart was born on April 24, 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA as Ruth Maxine Kohn. She was an actress, known for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967), Dirty Harry (1971) and Sister Act (1992). She died on December 14, 2002 in San Francisco, California, USA.
13. Lewis Wilson
Actor | Batman
Lewis Wilson was born on January 28, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Lewis Gilbert Wilson. He was an actor, known for Batman (1943), There's Something About a Soldier (1943) and Wild Women (1951). He was married to Dana Broccoli. He died on August 9, 2000 in San Francisco, California, USA.
14. Tom Snyder
Actor | McCloud
Tom Snyder was born on May 12, 1936 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for McCloud (1970), The Larry Sanders Show (1992) and Tomorrow Coast to Coast (1973). He was married to Mary Ann Bendel. He died on July 29, 2007 in San Francisco, California, USA.
15. Melvin Belli
Producer | Tokyo File 212
Melvin Belli was born on July 29, 1907 in Sonora, California, USA as Melvin Moulon Belli. He was an actor and producer, known for Tokyo File 212 (1951), Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) and Gimme Shelter (1970). He was married to Nancy Ho, Lia Triff, Pat Montandon, Betty Ballantine, Joy Turney...
16. Crahan Denton
Actor | The Parent Trap
Crahan Denton was born on March 20, 1914 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Arthur Crahan Denton. He was an actor, known for The Parent Trap (1961), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) and Studio One in Hollywood (1948). He was married to Eleanor Brown. He died on December 4, 1966 in San Francisco, California...
17. Sydney Walker
Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire
Sydney Walker, the stage and movie actor, was born on May 5, 1921 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Walker made his Broadway debut as the Archbishop of Canterbury in the famous 1960 production of Jean Anouilh's "Beckett," which starred Laurence Olivier and Anthony Quinn. He subsequently appeared in 22 ...
18. Cherylene Lee
Actress | Donovan's Reef
Adorable child actress Cherylene Lee is known for Bachelor Father (1962), Donovan's Reef (1963), Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock (1962), The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (1972), and M*A*S*H (1979). Later she became a writer and playwright. Among her plays were 'The Legacy Codes,' about the Wen Ho Lee...
19. Morton Lowry
Actor | How Green Was My Valley
Born as Edward Morton Lowater in Lancashire England to parents Edward Morton Lowater (1888-1956) and Bithiah Holmes (1884-1968), he had one sister Kathleen.
Morton Lowry began a career to pursue acting on the London Stage. He started his stage career using the name Edward Lowater and appeared in ...
Actor | Little Caesar
Buster Collier was born Charles F. Gall Jr. in New York and got his show-business start at the age of seven, his mother being an actress and his father being a theater manager. His parents later divorced and his mother married actor William Collier Sr., who adopted the boy and gave him his new name...
22. Charles Judels
Actor | God's Gift to Women
Charles Judels or Charles Judel was born in Amsterdam in 1882. Starred on vaudeville in the early 1900s, and made his Broadway stage debut in 'The Ziegfeld Follies of 1912'. Highly talented chubby man who appeared in more than 130 American comedy and drama movies, his expertise with dialects served...
23. Anton LaVey
Actor | The Devil's Rain
Anton Szandor LaVey was born April 11, 1930 to Joseph and Augusta LaVey. His father was a liquor salesman. They soon moved to the San Francisco, California area. The name LaVey came from an immigrant ancestor who in passing through Ellis Island was given the name of his place of origin, Levey, ...
24. Ina Claire
Actress | Ninotchka
Effervescent, blond star of sophisticated Broadway comedy in the 1920s. Born Ina Fagan, of Irish descent, she lost her father in a car accident four months before she was born. Without a breadwinner in the family, she was forced to live in a boarding house with her mother. From earliest childhood, ...
25. Saul Zaentz
Producer | The English Patient
Saul Zaentz learned gambling as a youth in Passaic, New Jersey, playing a card game called briscola. Later, in his twenties, he earned a full-time living as a gambler.
Saul settled in San Francisco after WWII, at first working for a local record distributor and eventually joining the jazz record ...
28. Priscilla Alden
Actress | Criminally Insane
Heavyset character actress Priscilla Diane Alden was born on June 27, 1939 in San Francisco, California. Alden moved with her family to Santa Barbara, where she attended high school and graduated from UC Santa Barbara. After receiving a master's degree in English literature from the University of ...
29. Scott Beach
Actor | Stand by Me
Scott Beach was born on January 13, 1931 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Alvin Scott Beach. He was an actor and writer, known for Stand by Me (1986), The Right Stuff (1983) and Mrs. Doubtfire (1993). He was married to Neva Beach. He died on February 13, 1996 in San Francisco, California, USA.
Was an accomplished guitarist and banjo player, as well as a songwriter. Although he never got around to recording an album himself, two of his tunes ("Island Avenue", "Emily") can be found on his brother Billy Bob Thornton's second album "The Edge of the World", released in 2003 on Sanctuary ...
Actress | The Mark of Zorro
Marguerite de la Motte was trained as a dancer, reputedly by the great ballerina Anna Pavlova, and entered films in 1918. She played opposite Douglas Fairbanks in many of his productions. Like many performers of the silent era, however, she was not able to sustain her career with the coming of ...
Costume Department | God Told Me To
Born Roy Frowick Halston on April 23, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa, Halston was a product of America's heartland. He led a classic Iowa childhood playing in soap box derby races, fishing, visiting farms, and the like. Halston took an interest in sewing from his mother, and from an early age he showed a...
35. Hollis Irving
Actress | Blondie
Hollis Irving was born on July 16, 1916 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Minnie Frudenfeld. She was an actress, known for Blondie (1957), Emergency! (1972) and Frogs (1972). She was married to Charles Irving. She died on December 28, 2002 in San Francisco, California, USA.
36. Virginia Rappe
Actress | Paradise Garden
An actress best known for her death, her controversial demise occurred the day after being discovered in a hotel bedroom during a party that involved a large amount of alcohol consumption. Actor Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle was the last person seen with Rappe before she was found seriously injured. ...
37. George Kuchar
Director | The Devil's Cleavage
George Kuchar was born on August 31, 1942 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as George Andrew Kuchar. He was a director and actor, known for The Devil's Cleavage (1975), Bongwater (1998) and Sparkle's Tavern (1985). He died on September 6, 2011 in San Francisco, California, USA.
38. Maurice Argent
Actor | Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Maurice Argent was born on March 4, 1916 in Pennsylvania, USA as Maurice Saul Argent. He was an actor, known for Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Dirty Harry (1971) and Magnum Force (1973). He died on December 7, 1981 in San Francisco, California, USA.
39. Gabriel Trupin
Actor | Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Gabriel Trupin was born on September 19, 1969 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Gabriel W. Trupin. He is known for his work on Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), Doctor Strain the Body Snatcher (1991) and Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (2009). He died on December 15, 1995 in San...
43. Niven Busch
Writer | In Old Chicago
American novelist and screenwriter Niven Busch was born in New York City in 1903. In the early '20s he began writing for "Time" magazine. He had risen to editor of the publication, and was also at the same time working for "The New Yorker" magazine, when he decided to use the Hollywood connections ...
45. Curt McDowell
Director | Beaver Fever
Curt McDowell, born on January 9, 1945, Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Curtis A. McDowell. He was a director, writer, actor and artist in underground cinema. In the mid sixties he moved to San Francisco to study painting at the S.F. Art Institute, but he soon became interested in filmmaking and ...
47. Nancy Wickwire
Actress | The DuPont Show of the Month
Nancy Wickwire was born on November 20, 1925 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The DuPont Show of the Month (1957), Profiles in Courage (1964) and Camera Three (1955). She was married to Basil Langton. She died on July 10, 1974 in San Francisco, California, USA.
48. William Paterson
Actor | Dirty Harry
A graduate of Brown University, he appeared for at least part of every season for 20 years at The Cleveland Play House, taking time out for live television, films, and four national tours with his own one-man shows. He joined the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco (where Annette Bening, ...
49. John Garrick
Actor | Just Imagine
The Brighton College-educated actor and singer John Garrick forsook his first job as a bank clerk for the musical stage. He took his first steps on the boards of variety in 1924, later touring Britain and Australia under the name 'Reginald Dandy' in musical comedies and operettas. Motion pictures ...