Death Place Matching "Thousand Oaks, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Don Grady
Actor | My Three Sons
Born Don Agrati in San Diego, California, Don Grady became a Mousekeeter, along with 23 others, when that show debuted in 1955. In 1960, he joined My Three Sons (1960), which debuted in 1960 and ran for 12 years. As an enthusiast of music after "My Three Sons" ended, he continued in music as a ...
2. Sid Haig
Actor | House of 1000 Corpses
Tall, bald and nearly always bearded, Sid Haig provided hulking menace to many a low-budget exploitation film and high-priced action film.
Sid Haig was born Sidney Eddie Mosesian on July 14, 1939 in Fresno, California, a screaming ball of hair. His parents, Roxy (Mooradian) and Haig Mosesian, an ...
3. Robert Urich
Actor | Magnum Force
Robert grew up in Toronto, Ohio, where his athletic ability led to a four year football scholarship at Florida State University (FSU). There he earned a B.A. in Communications. He later received an M.A. at Michigan State University and then joined WGN radio in Chicago as a sales account ...
Actress | White Heat
Virginia Clara Jones was born on November 30, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of a newspaper reporter and his wife. The family had a rich heritage in the St. Louis area: her great-great-great-grandfather served in the American Revolution and later founded the city of East Saint Louis, ...
Actor | Slap Shot
American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life. A native of Kokomo, Indiana, Strother Martin Jr. was the youngest of three children of Strother Douglas Martin, a machinist, and Ethel Dunlap Martin. His family moved soon after his birth to San Antonio, Texas, ...
6. Sandra Dee
Actress | Gidget
Sandra Dee was born Alexandria Zuck on April 23, 1942 in Bayonne, New Jersey, to Mary (Cymboliak) and John Zuck. She was of Carpatho-Rusyn descent. Her mother envisioned a show business career for her daughter and would often lie about her age in order to get Sandy where she wanted to go. For ...
Actor | The Poseidon Adventure
Burly, handsome and rugged character actor John Crawford appeared in over 200 movies and TV shows combined in a career that spanned over 40 years, usually cast as tough and/or villainous characters.
Crawford was born Cleve Richardson on September 13, 1920, in Colfax, Washington. He was discovered by...
Actor | The Longest Day
A ruggedly handsome action man of the 1960s and '70s, Steve Forrest was born William Forrest Andrews in Huntsville, Texas, the youngest of thirteen children of Annis (Speed) and Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister. His brother was actor Dana Andrews. Forrest began his screen career as a ...
9. Tom Laughlin
Actor | Billy Jack
Tom Laughlin was born on August 10, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Thomas Robert Laughlin. He was an actor and director, known for Billy Jack (1971), The Trial of Billy Jack (1974) and The Born Losers (1967). He was married to Delores Taylor. He died on December 12, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, ...
10. Bobby Diamond
Actor | The Twilight Zone
Bobby Diamond was born on August 23, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert LeRoy Diamond. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Westinghouse Playhouse (1961) and Scream (1981). He was married to Tara Parker. He died on May 15, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California.
11. Bing Russell
Actor | The Magnificent Seven
Although best known as the deputy on Bonanza (1959) and Robert in The Magnificent Seven (1960), Russell's notoriety on a national level was as the owner of the Portland Mavericks Baseball Club. Helming the only independent team in the class A Northwest League, Russell was an innovator. Before Bull ...
12. Torin Thatcher
Actor | Witness for the Prosecution
Associated with gritty, flashy film villainy, veteran character actor Torin Thatcher was born in Bombay, India to British parents on January 15, 1905, and was educated in England at the Bedford School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. A former schoolteacher, he appeared on the London stage in ...
13. Artie Shaw
Soundtrack | Second Chorus
Artie Shaw played ukulele at ten and began as an alto saxophonist at the age of twelve. While still in his teens he formed his first band, the Bellevue Ramblers which performed at local gigs. He took up the clarinet in 1926 and spent several years honing his talent playing for various local bands ...
14. Jack Kirby
Writer | Black Panther
Jack Kirby was born on August 28, 1917 in Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Jacob Kurtzberg. He is known for his work on Black Panther (2018), Iron Man (2008) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He was married to Rosalind Goldstein-Kirby. He died on February 6, 1994 in Thousand ...
16. Doreen Tracey
Actress | Westward Ho, the Wagons!
Doreen Tracey was born on April 3, 1943 in St Pancras, London, England as Doreen Isabelle Tracey. She was an actress, known for Westward Ho, the Wagons! (1956), Annette (1958) and The Donna Reed Show (1958). She was married to Robert A Washburn. She died on January 10, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, ...
17. Josephine Dunn
Actress | Second Honeymoon
Convent-educated Mary Josephine Dunn got her start in the chorus line of 'Good Morning, Dearie' at the age of 15. She was briefly in the Ziegfeld Follies and, in 1924, had a walk-on in 'Dear Sir' on Broadway. Two years later, she was picked by a talent scout to join the Paramount acting school for ...
Producer | The Fugitive
William D. Gordon was born on January 4, 1918 in Santa Clara, California, USA as William Douglas Gordon. He is known for his work on The Fugitive (1963), The Richard Boone Show (1963) and The Twilight Zone (1959). He died on August 12, 1991 in Thousand Oaks, California.
19. Eddie Dean
Actor | Wild West
Eddie Dean made his name as a country-western singer on radio in the '30s. He journeyed to Hollywood to make it in western movies, debuting in Manhattan Love Song (1934), but he could only land bit parts in features and musical shorts. His career started to take off in the early 1940s, though, and ...
20. Joseph Stefano
Writer | Psycho
Creative horror screenwriter Joseph Stefano has been writing scripts since the early sixties. His first was The Black Orchid (1958). Less than a year later, he met his new friend, Alfred Hitchcock, to do the famous script for Psycho (1960). Stefano decided to drop the script for Hitchcock's The ...
22. Teddy Infuhr
Actor | They Live by Night
Missouri-born child actor Teddy Infuhr, youngest of four, moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was three and was initially prodded into acting by his mother. A young student at the Rainbow Studios, he was spotted by a talent agent and booked the very first film he went out on with The ...
23. John G. Stephens
Producer | Simon & Simon
John G. Stephens was born on January 28, 1929 in New York, USA. He was a production manager and producer, known for Simon & Simon (1981), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) and Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982). He was married to Carol Nugent, Joan Vohs and Merry Anders. He died on October 15...
25. Gloria Noble
Actress | Small Town Girl
Gloria Noble was born on December 15, 1928 in Queens, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Small Town Girl (1953), The Donald O'Connor Show (1954) and The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955). She was married to Donald O'Connor. She died on June 4, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
27. Charles Davis
Director | Get Outta Town
Charles Davis was born on August 31, 1925 in Dublin, Ireland as Charles Jesse Davis. He was an actor and director, known for Get Outta Town (1960), The Desert Rats (1953) and Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954). He was married to Marilyn O'Connor. He died on December 12, 2009 in Thousand Oaks, ...
28. Ivan Naranjo
Actor | Sonny Boy
Ivan Orlando Naranjo was a Native American actor. He was of Blackfoot descent and had 3 children, Arleen, Gerry, and Brian. He also worked as a horse back rider for shows, like Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Disney Paris, as Chief Sitting Bull. He lent his voice to Tonto in The Tarzan/Lone Ranger...
29. Pamela Matheson
Actress | Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment
Pamela Matheson was born on September 15, 1955 in New York, USA as Pamela Sue Hardenbrook. She was an actress, known for Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985), Cold Dog Soup (1990) and Society (1989). She died on April 20, 1997 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
30. Vilma Ebsen
Actress | Broadway Melody of 1936
Vilma Ebsen was born on February 1, 1911 in Belleville, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935). She was married to Robert Emmett Dolan and Stanley Briggs. She died on March 12, 2007 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
31. Lorna Doom
Lorna Doom was born on January 4, 1958 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Teresa Marie Ryan. She was an actress, known for The Decline of Western Civilization (1981). She was married to Gary. She died on January 16, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
35. Ed Masry
Self | American Justice
Edward Masry is Arab-American of Syrian ancestry, and was born in Patterson, New Jersey. Ed was an attorney, actor, football agent, politician, and humanitarian. Edward, along with his legal assistant, Erin Brockovich, won an American history-making $333 million dollar direct action lawsuit, on ...
37. James Newill
Actor | Border Buckaroos
Newill, one of Hollywood's largely unsung singing cowboys, began his career as a tenor with the Los Angeles Light Opera company in the early 30's. By the middle of the decade, he fronted the microphone as a vocalist with various society orchestras, including those of Gus Arnheim, Phil Harris and ...
Actor | Perry Mason
Charles J. Conrad was born on November 28, 1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Perry Mason (1957), The Rifleman (1958) and Hell's Five Hours (1958). He was married to Grace Conrad. He died on January 15, 1998 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
39. Hawley Pratt
Writer | Speedy Gonzales
American animator, a graduate of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. He worked for Walt Disney from 1933 to 1941 and then joined Warner Brothers, where he worked a a key layout artist, animation director and right hand man to Friz Freleng. After Warner Brothers closed their animation department, Pratt...
40. Bill Welsh
Actor | The Rose Bowl Story
Bill Welsh was born on April 25, 1911 in Greeley, Colorado, USA. He was an actor, known for The Rose Bowl Story (1952), Dragstrip Girl (1957) and Science Fiction Theatre (1955). He was married to Lucinda Pennington. He died on February 27, 2000 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
41. Joel Hirschhorn
Soundtrack | The Poseidon Adventure
Joel Hirschhorn shared two Academy Awards for theme songs in "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno," with longtime collaborator Al Kasha. During his long career Hirschhorn's songs sold more than 90 million records, and were featured in more then 20 films and were recorded by various ...
42. Dwight Hauser
Writer | The Legend of Lobo
Actor, writer, and producer, a man who wanted to leave the world a better place - and did - for having just been in it. He began his career at the Pasadena Playhouse with his closest friends, - including George Reeves (Adventures of Superman (1952)), Robert Preston (The Music Man (1962)), and Dana ...
43. Art Fisher
Director | The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour
He is known as the first director to apply chroma key (aka green screen) technology in his Cher Specials. His prodigy David Grossman went on to become a leading TV director, as he is co-head director of Desperate Housewives with Larry Shaw. Art is survived by his son Zachary and two daughters Shari...
45. Greg Garrison
Director | The Dean Martin Show
Greg Garrison was the very definition of a successful television director in the 1950s-60s. Breaking into live TV in the late 1940s directing Milton Berle on his wildly popular The Buick Circus Hour (1952) (AKA "Texaco Star Theater"), Garrison quickly learned the mechanics of fast-paced production,...
47. Robert E. Relyea
Assistant Director | West Side Story
Robert E. Relyea was born on May 3, 1930 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He was a production manager and assistant director, known for West Side Story (1961), Bullitt (1968) and The Great Escape (1963). He was married to Dorothy. He died on March 5, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, California.
48. Beau Kayser
Actor | Taxi Driver
Beau Kayser was born on May 22, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Taxi Driver (1976), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Hart to Hart (1979). He was married to Sharon Rae Lieurance Alkus and Csilla Márki. He died on December 30, 2014 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
Writer | Neon Maniacs
Mark Patrick Carducci was born on November 18, 1954 in New York. Carducci worked as a freelance journalist while studying filmmaking at New York University. After acquiring representation from the agency ICM Partners, Mark established a niche for himself in the horror genre: He not only co-wrote an...
50. Sparky Anderson
Actor | Tiger Town
Manager of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds from 1972 to 1978. Team was known as the Big Red Machine and included such superstar players as Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Tony Perez, and Joe Morgan. Anderson guided the Reds to four World Series appearances in his tenure, winning the world ...