Death Place Matching "Madrid, Spain" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Tyrone Power

Actor | Witness for the Prosecution

Tyrone Power was one of the great romantic swashbuckling stars of the mid-twentieth century, and the third Tyrone Power of four in a famed acting dynasty reaching back to the eighteenth century. His great-grandfather was the first Tyrone Power (1795-1841), a famed Irish comedian. His father, known ...

2. Bing Crosby

Actor | White Christmas

Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine (Harrigan) and Harry Lincoln Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in playing the ...

3. Silvana Mangano

Actress | Dune

Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...

4. Roy Kinnear

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the ...

5. Sara Montiel

Actress | La violetera

Sara Montiel was born in the village of Campo de Criptana, province of Ciudad Real, in the region of Castille-La Mancha, Spain. Her parents were Isidoro Abad, a peasant, and Maria Vicenta Fernández, a door-to-door beautician. The future star was christened Maria Antonia Alejandra Abad Fernández. ...

6. Carlos Saura

Writer | Cría cuervos

Spanish director, writer, producer (2 films) and actor (2 films). His interest in cinema started when he was very young. His mother, who was a pianist, instilled in him the liking for music, and his brother, Antonio, who was a painter, the passion for art. When he was an teenager he started to ...

7. Fernando Rey

Actor | Tristana

Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young...

8. Laura Valenzuela

Actress | Españolas en París

Laura Valenzuela was born on February 18, 1931 in Seville, Andalusia, Spain. She was an actress, known for Españolas en París (1971), Madame (1961) and Cyrano et d'Artagnan (1964). She was previously married to José Luis Dibildos. She died on March 17, 2023 in Madrid, Comunidad de ...

9. Paul Naschy

Actor | El retorno del Hombre Lobo

Paul Naschy reigns supreme as the true king of Spanish horror cinema. He was born Jacinto Molina Alvarez on September 6, 1934, in Madrid, Spain. His father ran a successful fur business. Naschy grew up during the Spanish Civil War, and sought escape from the real-life horrors around him in ...

10. Patty Shepard

Actress | Descanse en piezas

Strikingly comely brunette Patty Shepard was born in 1945 in Greenville, South Carolina. The daughter of a U.S. Air Force official, Patty moved to Spain when she was only 18 years old. After becoming popular as a model in a series of TV commercials, the lovely Ms. Shepard embarked on an acting ...

11. José Luis Cuerda

Director | Los girasoles ciegos

José Luis Cuerda was born on February 18, 1947 in Albacete, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. He was a director and writer, known for The Blind Sunflowers (2008), Butterfly (1999) and The Others (2001). He died on February 4, 2020 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

12. Luis García Berlanga

Writer | Plácido

Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the ...

13. Fernando Fernán Gómez

Actor | El abuelo

Spanish actor and director of cinema and theater. Son of the actress Carola Fernán Gómez. When he was three years old he comes back to Spain from Argentina. He has written comedies, novels and poem books. He plays a wide repertoire of roles from comedy to drama.

14. Pilar Bardem

Actress | Carne trémula

Pilar Bardem was born on March 14, 1939 in Seville, Seville, Andalucía, Spain. She was an actress, known for Live Flesh (1997), Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead (1995) and María querida (2004). She was previously married to José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. She died on July 17, 2021 in...

15. Alfredo Landa

Actor | El crack

He abandoned his studies of law for the universitary theater. His debut in cinema was in 1962. During the 60's and 70's he participates mainly in not very good comedies. But in the 80's he has revealed as one of the best spanish actors with films like The Holy Innocents (1984) or The Enchanted ...

16. Verónica Forqué

Actress | Kika

Verónica Forqué was born on December 1, 1955 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain. She was an actress, known for Kika (1993), What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984) and Eva y Adán, agencia matrimonial (1990). She was previously married to Manuel Iborra. She died on December 13, 2021 in Madrid, Madrid,...

17. Emma Cohen

Actress | Novela

Emma Cohen was born on November 21, 1946 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. She was an actress and writer, known for Novela (1963), Al otro lado del espejo (1973) and Pierna creciente, falda menguante (1970). She was previously married to Fernando Fernán Gómez. She died on July 11, 2016 in ...

18. Eloy de la Iglesia

Writer | Los novios búlgaros

Spanish movies director. He studied cinema in Paris at the IDHEC. He began working in cinema in 1966, though he became famous in the years of the spanish transition to the democracy with provoking films. Drugs, delinquence, terrorism and generational problems are the common subjects in his films.

19. José Luis López Vázquez

Actor | Mi querida señorita

Spanish actor. He started his career in theatre in 1939, when he was only 17, with the support of the director Modesto Higueras and the painter José Caballero. His first works were as actor, set decorator and costume designer in non-commercial amateur theatre plays, basically at the 'Teatro de las ...

20. La Veneno

Actress | En plena forma

La Veneno was born on March 19, 1964 in Adra, Almería, Andalucía, Spain. She was an actress, known for En plena forma (1997). She died on November 9, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.

21. Amparo Rivelles

Actress | Fuenteovejuna

Amparo Rivelles was born on February 11, 1925 in Madrid, Spain. She was an actress, known for Fuenteovejuna (1947), Esquilache (1989) and La fe (1947). She died on November 7, 2013 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

22. Rocío Dúrcal

Actress | Acompáñame

Rocío Durcal, was born María de los Angeles de las Heras Ortíz, in Madrid, Spain on October 4th, 1945. At the age of 10, she took part in the radio show, 'Conozca a sus Vecinos' ('Meet Your Neighbours'). In these shows, Marietta (her familiar nickname, pronounced Mar-ee-etta) charmed the audience ...

23. Antonio Molina

Soundtrack | La hija de Juan Simón

Antonio Molina was born on March 9, 1928 in Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía, Spain. He was an actor, known for La hija de Juan Simón (1957), Cuéntame (2001) and Carnage (2002). He was previously married to Angela Tejedor. He died on March 18, 1992 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

24. Alberto de Mendoza

Actor | Pánico en el Transiberiano

Alberto de Mendoza was born on January 21, 1923 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Horror Express (1972), The Boss (1958) and Tapas (2005). He died on December 12, 2011 in Madrid, Spain.

25. Luis Barboo

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Luis Barboo was born on March 20, 1927 in Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. He was an actor, known for Conan the Barbarian (1982), Dracula, Prisoner of Frankenstein (1972) and Bad Medicine (1985). He died on September 30, 2001 in Madrid, Spain.

26. Frank Braña

Actor | Mil gritos tiene la noche

Frank Braña was born on February 24, 1934 in Pola de Allande, Asturias, Spain. He was an actor, known for Pieces (1982), Slugs (1988) and Where Time Began (1977). He died on February 13, 2012 in Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain.

27. Narciso Ibáñez Serrador

Writer | ¿Quién puede matar a un niño?

Narciso Ibáñez Serrador was born on July 4, 1935 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He was a writer and director, known for Who Can Kill a Child? (1976), The House That Screamed (1969) and Historias para no dormir (1966). He was previously married to Adriana Gardiazábal and Diana Nauta. He died on June 7, ...

28. Fernando Sancho

Actor | El hijo del capitán Blood

Fernando Sancho was born on January 7, 1916 in Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain. He was an actor, known for The Son of Captain Blood (1962), La guerrilla (1973) and The Boldest Job in the West (1972). He was previously married to Maite Pardo. He died on July 31, 1990 in Madrid, Spain.

29. Lola Flores

Actress | Una señora estupenda

Since very young she is famous as a dancer and singer of andalusian folklore. In 1939 she debuts in cinema in the role of a gipsy. Her greatest success is in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol as artistic partner till 1951. She marries in 1958 to the guitarrist Antonio González "El Pescaílla".

30. José Luis Dibildos

Writer | La colmena

José Luis Dibildos was born on April 9, 1929 in Madrid, Spain. He was a writer and producer, known for La colmena (1982), The New Spaniards (1974) and Cursed Mountain (1954). He was previously married to Laura Valenzuela. He died on June 12, 2002 in Clínica de la Concepción, Madrid, Spain.

31. Conchita Montenegro

Actress | La femme et le pantin

Conchita Montenegro was born on September 11, 1911 in San Sebastián, Spain. She was an actress, known for The Woman and the Puppet (1929), Marido y mujer (1932) and Lola Montes (1944). She was previously married to Raul Roulien and Ricardo Giménez-Arnau. She died on April 22, 2007 in Madrid, Madrid...

32. Juan Antonio Bardem

Writer | Calle Mayor

Juan Antonio Bardem was born on June 2, 1922 in Madrid, Spain. He was a writer and director, known for Main Street (1956), La venganza (1958) and Death of a Cyclist (1955). He was previously married to María Aguado Barbado. He died on October 30, 2002 in Madrid, Spain.

33. Lili Muráti

Actress | Doctor Zhivago

Lili Muráti was born on July 22, 1914 in Nagyvárad, Austria-Hungary (now Oradea, Romania). She was an actress, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), Miss President (1935) and A tökéletes család (1942). She was previously married to János Vaszary and Dóra, Sándor. She died on April 16,...

34. José Isbert

Actor | El cochecito

He debuted in theater when he was 19 years old and later he worked in the company of the Lara theater where he played as a first actor during 16 years. He participated in a short in 1912 but his cinematographic career mostly began on the 30s, working more in cinema than in theater in the 40s and ...

35. Francisco Franco

Writer | Raza

Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teoula Franco y Bahamonde was born on December 4, 1892, in Ferrol, Spain. He entered the Spanish Military Academy in 1907 and upon graduation three years later was commissioned as a lieutenant. His career path seemed assured after he was detailed to the colony of ...

36. Amando de Ossorio

Writer | Malenka

He was born in 1918, although there isn't a consensus as some books date his birth in 1925. He was one of the main directors of the Spanish horror boom in the 70s, specially for his quartet of films about the living dead templars which started with Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972).

37. George Rigaud

Actor | Pánico en el Transiberiano

George Rigaud was born on August 11, 1905 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Horror Express (1972), Riff Raff Girls (1959) and July 14 (1933). He died on January 17, 1984 in Leganés, Madrid, Spain.

38. Analía Gadé

Actress | Las melancólicas

Argentinian actress. Daughter of a theater writer, and sister of the writer Carlos Gorostiza. At the age of 15 she escapes from a religious school to win a beauty contest in Buenos Aires. She debuted in cinema in 1947 and in theater in 1950. She worked in around 20 films in Argentina and in 1956 ...

39. Lolita Sevilla

Actress | Bienvenido, Mister Marshall!

Lolita Sevilla was born on March 11, 1935 in Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain. She was an actress, known for Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953), Lo que cuesta vivir... (1967) and Habanera (1961). She was previously married to José María Gallardo. She died on December 16, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.

40. Félix Dafauce

Actor | Surcos

Félix Dafauce was born on November 13, 1896 in Madrid, Spain. He was an actor, known for Surcos (1951), The Man Who Knew Love (1976) and Mensajeros de paz (1957). He died on October 5, 1990 in Madrid, Spain.

41. Aurora Bautista

Actress | Locura de amor

At a young age she went to Barcelona where she studied theater in the "Instituto del Teatro" with Marta Grau. She debuted in theater in 1944 in Barcelona and in 1948 in the "Teatro Espanol de Madrid". She married a Mexican medical doctor, temporarily interrupting her career. In 1967 she came back ...

42. Emma Penella

Actress | Fortunata y Jacinta

Emma Penella was born on March 2, 1930 in Madrid, Spain. She was an actress, known for Fortunata and Jacinta (1970), The Executioner (1963) and Fedra, the Devil's Daughter (1956). She was previously married to Emiliano Piedra. She died on August 27, 2007 in Madrid, Spain.

43. May Heatherly

Actress | Goya's Ghosts

May Heatherly was born on May 13, 1942 in Los Angeles, California. Heatherly moved to Spain when she was eleven years old and first started acting in various films and television shows in the early 1960's. May was best known for her memorable roles as the infected Nurse Helen in Cannibals in the ...

44. Vicente Aranda

Director | Amantes

Vicente Aranda was born on November 9, 1926 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He was a director and writer, known for Lovers: A True Story (1991), El Lute: Run for Your Life (1987) and The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006). He was previously married to Teresa Font. He died on May 26, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.

45. Pedro Solbes

Actor | El hormiguero

Pedro Solbes was born on August 31, 1942 in Pinoso, Alicante, Comundiad Valenciana, Spain. He was an actor, known for El hormiguero (2006), Debates electorales 1996 (1996) and France Europe express (1997). He was previously married to María del Pilar Castro Rodríguez. He died on March 18, 2023 in ...

46. Antonio Prieto

Actor | Per un pugno di dollari

Antonio Prieto was an award-winning stage actor who also appeared in many Spanish and European films in character roles. He is best remembered as Don Miguel Benito Rojo in Sergio Leone's classic spaghetti western "A fistful of dollars" (1964) He was born Antonio Prieto Puerto on February 2, 1905 in...

47. Juan Luis Galiardo

Actor | El caballero Don Quijote

Juan Luis Galiardo was born on March 2, 1940 in San Roque, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain. He was an actor and producer, known for Don Quixote, Knight Errant (2002), El vuelo de la paloma (1989) and Familia (1996). He was previously married to María Elías and Juana Prieto. He died on June 22, 2012 in ...

48. Henri Charrière

Writer | Papillon

Henri Charrière was born in 1906. He grew up in the south of France where his father was the master of a village school. After completing his military service in the navy, Charrière moved to Paris. His acquired nickname "Papillon" soon became a respected one in the underworld.

At the age of ...

49. Fernando Guillén

Actor | Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios"

Fernando Guillén was born on November 22, 1932 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He was an actor, known for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), Don Juan in Hell (1991) and La saga de los Rius (1976). He was previously married to Gemma Cuervo. He died on January 17, 2013 in ...

50. Elvira Quintillá

Actress | Juzgado permanente

Elvira Quintillá was born on September 19, 1928 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. She was an actress, known for Juzgado permanente (1954), El guardián del paraíso (1955) and Estudio 1 (1965). She was previously married to José María Rodero. She died on December 27, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.

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