Death Place Matching "Toronto, Ontario, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jeff Healey

Soundtrack | Road House

Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey (March 25, 1966 - March 2, 2008) was a Canadian blues and rock singer and guitarist who obtained large notoriety in America also. He lost his sight as a child due to a rare form of eye cancer. That never seemed to effect his music career as Jeff scored a top 5 hit on ...

2. George A. Romero

Writer | Land of the Dead

George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; by all indications, though, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 ,in New York City to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba, and...

3. Alberta Watson

Actress | Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Alberta Watson, well known to television audiences for her Gemini award-nominated role as Madeline on La Femme Nikita (1997), enjoys a long and diverse career in television and film.

A native of Toronto, Watson began performing with a local theater group as a teenager. She received a Genie ...

4. Jackie Burroughs

Actress | Road to Avonlea

Jackie Burroughs was born February 2, 1939 in Lancashire, England, UK. She acted in live theatre at Ontario's Stratford Festival before she made her film debut appearance in The Ernie Game (1967), she went on to act in several other films which include The Grey Fox (1982) a performance that earned ...

5. John Neville

Actor | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

When he was in his early sixties, Terry Gilliam cast him in the title role of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). Although the film was a financial failure, his starring role in this major production, as well as his fine performance, led to an explosion in his career. He has since had ...

6. Maury Chaykin

Actor | My Cousin Vinny

The award-winning Canadian-American character actor Maury Chaykin was born on July 27, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Professor Irving J. Chaykin and his wife Clarice. Irving Chaykin, an American citizen, taught accountancy at the City College of New York. The former Clarice Bloomfield, his...

7. John Colicos

Actor | The Changeling

John Colicos was born on December 10, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Changeling (1980), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Battlestar Galactica (1978). He was married to Mona McHenry. He died on March 6, 2000 in Toronto.

8. Don Francks

Actor | Heavy Metal

A man who has many irons in the entertainment fire, hirsutely handsome Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician Don Francks (also known as "Iron Buffalo") was born Donald Harvey Francks on February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia. One can, with confidence, add drummer, poet, motorcyclist...

9. Wayne Robson

Actor | Cube

Wayne Robson was born on April 29, 1946 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Cube (1997), Wrong Turn (2003) and The Red Green Show (1991). He was married to Lynn Woodman. He died on April 4, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

10. Maria Rohm

Actress | Marquis de Sade: Justine

Maria Rohm was one of the rare gems in the movie business - acting, and in particular theatre and movies was truly her life's work. She started acting on-stage at the famous Vienna Burgtheatre as a child actor from ages 4 through 13. Having performed in such classics as William Shakespeare's "...

11. Jan Rubes

Actor | Witness

Jan Rubes was born in Volyne, Czechoslovakia, to Ruzena (Kellnerová) and Jan Rubes. After graduating in 1945 from the Conservatory of Music in Prague, he went on to join the Prague Opera House as their youngest basso singer. He also performed at the Pilsen Opera House in leading roles in his early ...

12. Keith Knight

Actor | My Bloody Valentine

Keith Knight was born on January 20, 1956 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for My Bloody Valentine (1981), Meatballs (1979) and The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (1987). He was married to Jennifer McCullough. He died on August 22, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario.

13. Danny Wells

Actor | Magnolia

Danny Wells was born on April 7, 1941 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Jack Westelman. He was an actor and composer, known for Magnolia (1999), The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989) and The Last Kiss (2006). He died on November 28, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

14. Harvey Atkin

Actor | Meatballs

Harvey Atkin was born on December 18, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Elliot Harvey Atkin. He was an actor, known for Meatballs (1979), Cagney & Lacey (1981) and The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police (1997). He was married to Celia Tessler. He died on July 17, 2017 in Toronto.

15. Karyn Dwyer

Actress | Better Than Chocolate

Karyn is best known for her starring role as Maggie in the hit independent film, Better Than Chocolate (1999). She was also in Superstar (1999), Sailor Moon (1995) , The Life Before This (1999) , and many other film, TV, and theatrical productions. She created, produced, and starred in her one ...

16. Gerard Parkes

Actor | The Boondock Saints

Gerard Parkes was born on October 16, 1924 in Dublin, Ireland. He is known for his work on The Boondock Saints (1999), The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) and A Muppet Family Christmas (1987). He was married to Sheelagh Norman. He died on October 19, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

17. Ron White

Actor | Unforgiven

Ron White was born in 1953 in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Unforgiven (1992), Screamers (1995) and Defendor (2009). He was married to Lisa Robertson. He died on April 4, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

18. Cec Linder

Actor | Goldfinger

Cec Linder was born on March 10, 1921 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Lolita (1962) and Quatermass and the Pit (1958). He died on April 10, 1992 in Toronto, Ontario.

19. Donald Harron

Actor | The Time Tunnel

Donald Harron was born on September 19, 1924 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Donald Hugh Harron. He was an actor and writer, known for The Time Tunnel (1966), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) and Producers' Showcase (1954). He was married to Claudette Gareau, Catherine McKinnon, Virginia Leith and ...

20. Aron Tager

Actor | X-Men

Born as Aaron Tager, in Brooklyn, New York in 1934, he moved to Canada where he appeared in various Canadian theatre productions. For a quarter century he took a hiatus from acting in favor of art, sculpting and poetry. In 1991, he and his wife, Ann Page, appeared on-screen. He was later known as ...

21. Al Waxman

Actor | Cagney & Lacey

Al Waxman was born on March 2, 1935 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Albert Samuel Waxman. He was an actor and director, known for Cagney & Lacey (1981), Heavy Metal (1981) and The Hurricane (1999). He was married to Sara. He died on January 18, 2001 in Toronto.

22. Denis Akiyama

Actor | Pixels

Denis Akiyama was born on May 28, 1952 in Toronto, Canada as Denis Van Akiyama. He was an actor, known for Pixels (2015), Johnny Mnemonic (1995) and Repo Men (2010). He was married to Danielle O'Connor Akiyama. He died on June 28, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

23. Joyce Gordon

Actress | Billy Madison

Joyce Gordon was born on August 28, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Joyce Korenberg. She was an actress, known for Billy Madison (1995), Police Academy (1984) and Hey Cinderella! (1969). She died on August 13, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

24. Doug Lennox

Actor | X-Men

Doug Lennox was born on January 21, 1938 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada as Douglas Joseph Lennox. He was an actor, known for X-Men (2000), Lars and the Real Girl (2007) and Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002). He died on November 28, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.

25. Sean Sullivan

Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Sean Sullivan was born on December 26, 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Dead Zone (1983) and Here Will I Nest (1942). He died on June 3, 1985 in Toronto.

26. Tracy Wright

Actress | Trigger

Tracy Wright was born on December 7, 1959 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Tracy Lauren Wright. She was an actress, known for Trigger (2010), Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) and Blindness (2008). She was married to Don McKellar. She died on June 22, 2010 in Toronto.

27. Peter Zezel

Actor | Youngblood

Peter Zezel was born on April 22, 1965 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Youngblood (1986) and Off the Record (1997). He died on May 26, 2009 in Toronto.

28. Helen Hughes

Actress | Tommy Boy

Helen Hughes was born on January 8, 1918 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Helen Margaret Hughes. She was an actress, known for Tommy Boy (1995), Billy Madison (1995) and Martha, Ruth & Edie (1988). She was married to Asher Martin Moore. She died on April 3, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

29. Leslie Carlson

Actor | Videodrome

Excellent, prolific, and versatile character actor Leslie Carlson was born on February 24, 1933 in Mitchell, South Dakota. Leslie earned both a BFA and an MA from the University of South Dakota, which he attended in the 1950s. Carlson began his acting career performing in several stage plays in ...

30. Tony Rosato

Actor | Night Heat

Tony Rosato was born on December 26, 1954 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Antonio Rosato. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Heat (1985), Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) and Seeds of Doubt (1998). He was married to Leah Murray. He died on January 10, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

31. Richard McMillan

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Richard McMillan was born on March 20, 1951 in Beaverton, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Cube Zero (2004) and The Fountain (2006). He was married to Anne Louise Bannon. He died on February 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.

32. Joseph Scoren

Actor | Naked Lunch

Joseph Scoren was born on June 6, 1964 in Toronto, Canada. He was an actor, known for Naked Lunch (1991), Cypher (2002) and Chicago (2002). He was married to Kim Wall. He died on August 9, 2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

33. Susan Douglas Rubes

Actress | Five

As an actress, Susan Rubes has enjoyed a Broadway career where she won the Donaldson Award for best supporting actress in 1946. Breaking into American TV she played the character "Kathy" for 10 years on the daytime drama, Guiding Light (1952). Moving to Canada with her actor husband, Jan Rubes, she...

34. Charmion King

Actress | Anne of Green Gables

Charmion King was born on July 25, 1925 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was an actress, known for Anne of Green Gables (1985), Anne of Avonlea (1987) and Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001). She was married to Gordon Pinsent. She died on January 6, 2007 in Toronto.

35. Allan King

Director | Dying at Grace

Allan King was born on February 6, 1930 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was a director and producer, known for Dying at Grace (2003), Warrendale (1967) and Avonlea (1990). He was married to Colleen Murphy. He died on June 15, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

36. Guylaine St-Onge

Actress | Highwaymen

Guylaine St-Onge was born in 1965 in St.-Eustache, Québec, Canada. She was an actress, known for Highwaymen (2004), Angel Eyes (2001) and Code Name: Eternity (1999). She was married to David Nerman. She died on March 3, 2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

37. Sydney Newman

Writer | The Avengers

Sydney Newman was born on April 1, 1917 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Sydney Cecil Newman. He was a writer and producer, known for The Avengers (1998), The Avengers (1961) and Police Surgeon (1960). He was married to Elizabeth McRae. He died on October 30, 1997 in Toronto.

38. Peter Kastner

Actor | You're a Big Boy Now

Peter Kastner graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with a degree in Modern European History. He studied also at UCLA for a Masters degree in that field but put those studies aside to pursue acting work. He was a lifelong learner, most recently teaching himself Yiddish ...

39. Kirsten Bishop

Actress | Frequency

Kirsten Bishop was born on September 6, 1963 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Kirsten Johanne Alice Bishopric. She was an actress, known for Frequency (2000), The Little Mermaid (1975) and Warehouse 13 (2009). She was married to Douglas Roberts. She died on April 15, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

40. Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Writer | The Hurricane

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was boxing's most feared middleweight contender in the early 1960s. Standing only 5' 8" tall and weighing 160 lbs., he nevertheless had one of the most muscular builds in the sport. With a shaved head, Fu Manchu mustache and bulging muscles, he sent shudders and shakes ...

41. Ronald Radd

Actor | The Sea Gull

Ronald Radd was born on January 22, 1929 in Ryhope, Sunderland, County Durham, England. He was an actor, known for The Sea Gull (1968), The Saint (1962) and Callan (1967). He was married to Dorothy May Goodman. He died on April 23, 1976 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

42. Diane Polley

Casting Director | Philip Marlowe, Private Eye

Diane Polley was born on August 31, 1936 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Diane Elizabeth MacMillan. She was an actress and casting director, known for Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983), Playdate (1961) and The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985). She was married to Michael Polley and George Deans-Buchan. ...

43. David Abraham

Actor | Yakeen

David Abraham, usually credited as simply David, was a popular character actor of Jewish and Indian descent. He starred in over one-hundred films, and often portrayed a friendly and helpful uncle-like character. He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in Boot Polish (1954). ...

44. Sam Moses

Actor | Adventures in Babysitting

Sam Moses was born on March 19, 1944 in Bangalore, India as Samson Moses. He was an actor, known for Adventures in Babysitting (1987), Ghostbusters (1984) and 16 Blocks (2006). He died on June 21, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

45. Ruth Springford

Actress | The Changeling

Ruth Springford was born in September 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Ruth Springford. She was an actress, known for The Changeling (1980), 5 Card Stud (1968) and Folio (1955). She died on November 20, 2010 in Toronto.

46. Glenn Gould

Soundtrack | Unbreakable

Glenn Herbert Gould was born Glen Gold on September 25, 1932, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His mother was a great-grand niece of Edvard Grieg. Young Gould was playing with piano from the age of 3, and started regular lessons with his mother from the age of 4. At the age of 10 Gould was admitted to ...

47. Gord Downie

Soundtrack | Jumper

Gord Downie was born on February 6, 1964 in Amherstview, Ontario, Canada as Gordon Edgar Downie. He was married to Laura Leigh Usher. He died on October 17, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.

48. Carolyn Cronenberg

A Dangerous Method

Carolyn Cronenberg was born on August 22, 1950 as Carolyn Marcia Zeifman. She was a cinematographer and producer, known for A Dangerous Method (2011), The Brood (1979) and Too Commercial for Cannes (2006). She was married to David Cronenberg. She died on June 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

49. Michael Polley

Actor | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Michael Polley is the Anglo-Canadian actor best known for his connection to the actress-director Sarah Polley, the offspring of his late wife, Diane Polley. Michael Polley was born in England in 1933 and studied acting during the 1950s; one of his classmates was Albert Finney, who compared the ...

50. Harry Alan Towers

Producer | Gor

Harry Alan Towers was born in London on 19th October, 1920. During the Second World War he was Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force. Later he became program director for British Forces radio.

In 1946 Towers establish a company called Towers of London that sold various syndicated radio shows around ...


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