Death Place Matching "Van Nuys, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Scatman Crothers

Actor | The Shining

Scatman Crothers was born Benjamin Sherman Crothers on May 23, 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Songwriter ("Dearest One"), actor, composer, singer, comedian and guitarist who, after high school, appeared in nightclubs, hotels, films and on television. He made many records, including his own ...

2. Bernard Fox

Actor | Titanic

Endearing, bushy-whiskered Welsh character actor whose screen repertoire seemed to consist for the better part of variations on a similar theme, namely stereotypical stiff-upper-lip or bumbling British gents. The son of an actress and an actor-manager and on stage from early childhood, Fox began ...

3. Richard Webb

Actor | Out of the Past

Richard Webb was born on September 9, 1915 in Bloomington, Illinois, USA as John Richard Webb. He was an actor, known for Out of the Past (1947), Captain Midnight (1954) and Star Trek (1966). He was married to Florence Pauline Mendelsohn and Elizabeth Regina Sterns. He died on June 10, 1993 in Van ...

4. Francine York

Actress | The Family Man

Francine York was born in the small mining town of Aurora, Minnesota to her parents, Frank and Sophie Yerich. When Francine was five, her family (including her younger sister, Deanne) moved to Cleveland, where she began to write short stories and take an interest in acting. At age nine, Francine ...

5. Rose Marie

Actress | The Dick Van Dyke Show

Rose Marie was a legend of show business, with a career stretching 90 years, since her debut as her self in a Vitaphone musical short that appeared on the bill with The Jazz Singer (1927) at its premiere in 1927. According to Rose Marie, when she approached Al Jolson at The Wintergarden Theater in ...

6. Lionel Barrymore

Actor | Key Largo

Famed actor, composer, artist, author and director. His talents extended to the authoring of the novel "Mr. Cartonwine: A Moral Tale" as well as his autobiography. In 1944, he joined ASCAP, and composed "Russian Dances", "Partita", "Ballet Viennois", "The Woodman and the Elves", "Behind the Horizon...

7. Julie Gregg

Actress | The Godfather

Julie Gregg was born on January 24, 1937 in Niagara Falls, New York, USA as Beverly Scalzo. She was an actress, known for The Godfather (1972), The Godfather Saga (1977) and Man of La Mancha (1972). She died on November 7, 2016 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

8. Jean Willes

Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Jean Willes is best known for her roles in a number of B movies in the 1950s and 1960s as well as on the small screen. Lovely and curvaceous, she often played hard-boiled gold-diggers, party girls, gun molls, and saloon girls. She came off as a wily, smarter version of Barbara Nichols or Iris Adrian...

9. Martha Scott

Actress | The Ten Commandments

Martha Ellen Scott was born in Jamesport, Missouri, to Letha (McKinley) and Walter Alva Scott, an engineer and garage owner. She entered films in the early 1940s, following an initial appearance in stock. Her first film appearance was Our Town (1940), playing the same character as she played on the...

10. Nicholas Worth

Actor | Darkman

Character actor Nicholas Worth was born on September 4th, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri. A big, beefy and imposing hulk of a man, Worth was often cast as extremely nasty and intimidating villains. Worth served in the armed forces as a paratrooper during the Vietnam war. Worth made his film debut in ...

11. Donald Crisp

Actor | How Green Was My Valley

Donald Crisp was born George William Crisp at the family home in Bow, London. Donald's parents were James Crisp and Elizabeth Crisp, his birth was registered by his mother on 4th September 1882. Donald's sisters were Elizabeth, Ann, Alice (known as Louisa) and Eliza and his brothers were James, ...

12. Vinton Hayworth

Actor | Batman

Vinton Hayworth was born on June 4, 1906 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Vinton Haworth. He was an actor, known for Batman (1966), Zorro (1957) and China Passage (1937). He was married to Jean Hayworth. He died on May 21, 1970 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

13. David Gorcey

Actor | Mr. Wise Guy

Leo Gorcey's younger brother, David Gorcey is not usually thought of as one of the "original" Dead End Kids, but he did have a small role in the 1935 Broadway production of Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End" - and he is the person responsible for getting his brother Leo a part in the play. Ultimately ...

14. Christine McIntyre

Actress | The Rangers' Round-Up

One of five children, Christine Cecilia McIntyre was born in Nogales, Arizona, on April 26, 1911, to John and Edna (nee Barnaby) McIntyre. In the early 1930s, Christine received a Bachelor of Music degree at Chicago Musical College, where she honed her operatic soprano voice (which can be heard in ...

15. Dick Anthony Williams

Actor | Edward Scissorhands

Dick Anthony Williams was born on August 9, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Richard Anthony Williams. He was an actor, known for Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Jerk (1979) and Dog Day Afternoon (1975). He was married to Gloria Edwards. He died on February 16, 2012 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

16. Noreen Corcoran

Actress | I Love Melvin

Noreen Corcoran was born on October 20, 1943 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA as Noreen M. Corcoran. She was an actress, known for I Love Melvin (1953), General Electric Theater (1953) and The Girls on the Beach (1965). She died on January 15, 2016 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA.

17. Francis De Sales

Actor | Two Faces West

Francis De Sales was born on March 23, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Two Faces West (1960), The Wild Wild West (1965) and Mr. & Mrs. North (1952). He died on September 25, 1988 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Sandy Baron

Actor | Sid and Nancy

Sandy Baron was born Sanford Beresofsky in Brooklyn, New York on May 5, 1936. Raised in Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood, the young Sandy attended public schools and participated in accelerated classes. A graduate of Brooklyn College, he spent his early years working summers in the Catskill ...

19. Rex Lease

Actor | The Cowboy and the Bandit

Born in 1903 (not 1901, according to Social Security records), strapping cowboy actor Rex Lease was initially interested in the ministry when he decided to devote his life instead to acting. In what would be a rollercoaster ride of a career, he set his sights on Hollywood in 1922 and broke into ...

20. Chester Conklin

Actor | Modern Times

Iowa-born Chester Conklin was raised in a coal-mining area by a devoutly religious father who hoped that his son would go into the ministry. However, Chester got the performing bug one day when he gave a recitation at a community singing festival and won first prize. Knowing his father would never ...

21. Tony Giorgio

Actor | The Godfather

Tony Giorgio was born in Herkimer, NY on September 27, 1923. He grew up in Schenectady, NY during The Great Depression and began his career in show business as a professional "amateur", performing magic in talent shows for pay. At the age of twelve, he ran away from home to join a circus and ...

22. Anita Page

Actress | The Broadway Melody

Beautiful Anita Page was one of the most famous and popular leading ladies during the last years of the silent screen and the first years of the talkie era. She was best known for starring in The Broadway Melody (1929), the first sound film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Her leading men...

23. Dean Harens

Actor | Robert Montgomery Presents

Dean Harens was born on June 30, 1920 in South Bend, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Robert Montgomery Presents (1950), Wonder Woman (1975) and The Outer Limits (1963). He was married to June Dayton. He died on May 20, 1996 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

24. Estelita Rodriguez

Actress | Rio Bravo

Estelita Rodriguez was born on July 2, 1928 in Guanajay, Cuba. She was an actress, known for Rio Bravo (1959), The Golden Stallion (1949) and Cuban Fireball (1951). She was married to Dr. Ricardo A. Pego, Ismael Alfonso Halfss, aka Henry Half, Grant Withers and Chu Chu Martinez. She died on March ...

25. Michel Lyman

Animation Department | Adventure Time with Finn & Jake

Michel Lyman is a graphic and digital artist who is employed by Walt Disney Television Studios Production Company. He has gained notoriety through his efforts as an animation timer and director for various movies and television series. His notable efforts include Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994-1997),...

26. Tom Gilson

Actor | The Crowded Sky

Tom Gilson was born on January 6, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Peter Gilson. He was an actor, known for The Crowded Sky (1960), Young and Wild (1958) and The Gallant Men (1962). He was married to Saundra Edwards. He died on October 6, 1962 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

27. Pat O'Malley

Actor | Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Often confused with the British-born comic actor J. Pat O'Malley, who is the better remembered, silent dramatic film star Pat O'Malley had an enduring career that stands on its own. He was of solid Irish-American stock, born in Forest City, Pennsylvania, in 1890. A one-time railroad switchman, he ...

28. Russell Thorson

Actor | Hang 'Em High

Russell Thorson was born on October 14, 1906 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA as Delos Russell Thorson. He was an actor, known for Hang 'Em High (1968), The Detectives (1959) and Zero Hour! (1957). He died on July 6, 1982 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

29. Eve Miller

Actress | There's No Business Like Show Business

Eve Miller was born on August 8, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eve Turner. She was an actress, known for There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), The Big Trees (1952) and Buckaroo from Powder River (1947). She died on August 17, 1973 in Van Nuys, California.

30. Vernon Dent

Actor | Malice in the Palace

Familiar to many as the frustrated cop, businessman or landlord in countless two-reel comedies by The Three Stooges, Vernon Dent got his start in show business as a member of a singing troupe traveling in Southern California in the early 1920s. He was befriended by comedian Hank Mann, a member of ...

31. Onslow Stevens

Actor | Life Returns

Son of character actor Houseley Stevenson, brother of designer Edward Stevenson and actor Houseley Stevenson Jr., Onslow Stevens was highly active from mid-1920s at the Pasadena Community Playhouse, where his entire family worked frequently as performers, directors and teachers. he scored a major ...

32. Paul Bryar

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Paul Bryar was born on February 21, 1910 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Gabriel Paul Barrere. He was an actor, known for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Jungle Siren (1942) and Blonde for a Day (1946). He was married to Claudia Bryar. He died on August 30, 1985 in Van Nuys, California, ...

33. Alan Carney

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Alan Carney was born on December 22, 1909 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as David Boughal. He was an actor, known for It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), The Absent Minded Professor (1961) and Zombies on Broadway (1945). He died on May 2, 1973 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

34. Jules White

Producer | The Jury Goes Round 'n' Round

Jules White was born on September 17, 1900 in Budapest, Hungary as Jules Weiss. He was a producer and director, known for The Jury Goes Round 'n' Round (1945), Hiss and Yell (1946) and Moron Than Off (1946). He was married to Judith and Margaret. He died on April 30, 1985 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, ...

35. Sara Berner

Actress | Rear Window

This accomplished voice actress with an ear for accents, first made her mark on Jack Benny's radio program in the dual role of wisecracking, gum-chewing telephone operator Mabel Flapsaddle and Jack's plumber girlfriend Gladys. Brunette Sara Berner's real name was Lillian Herdan and she was born in ...

36. Larri Thomas

Actress | Earth Girls Are Easy

Larri Thomas was born on January 23, 1932 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA as Lida Larrimore Thomas. She is known for her work on Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), South Pacific (1958) and Peter Gunn (1958). She was married to Bruce Hoy and John Bromfield. She died on October 20, 2013 in Van Nuys, California...

37. Paul E. Burns

Actor | Son of Paleface

Paul E. Burns was born on January 26, 1881 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Paul Edward Burns. He was an actor, known for Son of Paleface (1952), Smoky River Serenade (1947) and Swamp Water (1941). He died on May 17, 1967 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

38. Alan Bergmann

Actor | Star Trek

Alan Bergmann was born on October 17, 1927 in New York, New York, USA as Alan Spencer Bergmann. He was an actor and director, known for Star Trek (1966), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and Flying High (1978). He died on August 31, 2017 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

39. Bob Holt

Actor | Wizards

Bob Holt started his career in front of the cameras with a film role in 1950, playing Octavius Caesar in Julius Caesar followed by another role in 1959 in The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery. He moved on to primarily voice acting in 1968 providing all of the voices for a film short called Johnny ...

40. Harry Swoger

Actor | Bronco

Harry Swoger, late Sunday, June 14, 1970, died at Valley Emergency Hospital in Van Nuys, CA.

Funeral services were held Thursday, June 18, 1970, at Steen's Mortuary in North Hollywood, CA.

Swoger was a character actor in over 100 television shows, many westerns, from 1959 at the age of 40, until his ...

41. Carmen Zapata

Actress | Sister Act

In a career spanning six decades plus, the ever-vital and ever-versatile Carmen Zapata stands as one of the most respected and diversified Hispanic-American figures in the performing arts. The much-admired veteran actress has worn many hats over the years: teacher, producer, translator, lecturer ...

42. Wheeler Oakman

Actor | The Western Code

Born in Washington, DC, in 1890, screen villain "par excellance" Wheeler Oakman got into films in 1912. He specialized in playing villains, but he wasn't just a one-note, mustache-twirling "bad guy"--a tall, solidly-built, distinguished-looking, almost patrician man, he could effectively play ...

43. Jack Perkins

Actor | Nickelodeon

Jack Perkins was born on September 19, 1921 in Medford, Wisconsin, USA as Earl John Perkins. He is known for his work on Nickelodeon (1976), Fuzz (1972) and Star Trek (1966). He was married to Ruth Cora Aldrich. He died on March 7, 1998 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

44. Arthur Tovey

Actor | Ironside

Extremely prolific and ubiquitous extra Arthur Roland Tovay was born on November 14, 1904 in Douglas, Arizona. Tovay appeared in his first film in an uncredited minor role in 1924 and began working profusely as a background extra starting in the mid-1940's. One of the most busy and tireless of ...

45. Lee Krieger

Soundtrack | Celeste & Jesse Forever

Lee Krieger was born on June 30, 1919 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Isaac Lee Krieger. He was an actor, known for Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012), Clambake (1967) and Combat! (1962). He died on December 22, 1967 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

46. Owen Wolf

A production assistant for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), he was murdered in a robbery outside of a store.

47. Bob Papenbrook

Actor | Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

Bob Papenbrook was born on September 18, 1955 in San Diego, California, USA as Robert DeWayne Papenbrook. He is known for his work on Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) and Stranger Than Fiction (2006). He was married to Debbie Rothstein. He died on March ...

48. Carole Costello

Actress | My Three Sons

Carole Costello was born on December 23, 1938 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA as Carole Lou Cristello. She is known for her work on My Three Sons (1960), Blockbusters (1980) and Trivia Trap (1984). She was married to Craig Martin, Gregg Jakobson and John Timothy Koester. She died on March 29, 1987...

49. David Raksin

Soundtrack | Captain America: The First Avenger

David Raksin's father Isidore, who both conducted and owned a music store, taught his son to play piano as well as woodwind instruments at an early age. He eventually studied music with Arnold Schönberg, but became by-and-large a self-taught multi-instrumentalist (organ and percussion), as well as ...

50. Harvey Parry

Stunts | Escape from New York

Stuntman and actor Harvey Parry was born on April 23, 1900 in San Francisco, California. Parry worked as a circus aerialist in his youth and was working as a property man at the studios prior to discovering that his talents as both a boxer and high diver -- he had been an AAU champion in both ...


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