Death Place Matching "San Francisco, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Thuy Trang
Actress | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
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 the United States to seek political asylum. However, his entire family, unable to follow, were left behind.
In 1979, Thuy ...
2. 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, ...
4. 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 | 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. ...
6. Lewis Wilson
Actor | Batman
Lewis Wilson was born on January 28, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Batman (1943), There's Something About a Soldier (1943) and Wild Women (1951). He was previously married to Dana Broccoli. He died on August 9, 2000 in San Francisco, California, USA.
7. Melvin Belli
Producer | Tokyo File 212
Melvin Belli was born on July 29, 1907 in Sonora, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Tokyo File 212 (1951), Star Trek (1966) and Ground Zero (1973). He was previously married to Nancy Ho, Lia Triff, Pat Montandon, Betty Ballantine, Toni Nichols and Joy Turney. He died on July ...
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, "...
10. Henry Stephenson
Actor | Captain Blood
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 ...
11. Charles Siebert
Actor | ...and justice for all.
One of acting's more reliable performers from the 1970s through the early 1990s, Charles Siebert alternated between the live theater and film/television as both an actor and director. Born the eldest of four children in 1938 in Wisconsin, he started his career following journalism school at ...
13. Crahan Denton
Actor | The Parent Trap
Crahan Denton was born on March 20, 1914 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He was an actor, known for The Parent Trap (1961), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) and The Young One (1960). He was previously married to Eleanor Brown and Frances Elizabeth Reavis. He died on December 4, 1966 in San Francisco, ...
16. 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 (a CAR ACCIDENT in October 1893?!) Without a breadwinner in the family, she was forced to live in a boarding house with her...
17. 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...
Actor | THX 1138
Johnny Weissmuller Jr. was born on September 23, 1940 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for THX 1138 (1971), American Graffiti (1973) and Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle (1975). He was previously married to Diane. He died on July 27, 2006 in San Francisco, California, USA.
19. 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, ...
20. Ruth Kobart
Ruth Kobart was born on April 24, 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. 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.
21. Edward Van Sloan
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 ...
22. Tom Snyder
Actor | McCloud
Tom Snyder was born on May 12, 1936 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for McCloud (1970), Tomorrow Coast to Coast (1973) and The Larry Sanders Show (1992). He was previously married to Mary Ann Bendel. He died on July 29, 2007 in San Francisco, California, USA.
23. Doris McMahon
Actress | Madam Satan
Doris McMahon was born on August 27, 1910 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for Madam Satan (1930), Pickin' a Winner (1932) and Ticket or Leave It (1935). She was previously married to Hallam Cooley. She died on August 30, 1961 in San Francisco, California, USA.
24. 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. ...
25. Hollis Irving
Actress | Emergency!
Hollis Irving was born on July 16, 1917 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She was an actress, known for Emergency! (1972), Blondie (1957) and Bewitched (1964). She was previously married to Charles Irving and Aaron Lionel Brill. She died on December 28, 2002 in San Francisco, California, USA.
26. 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 ...
27. 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...
28. Zheng Cao
Actress | Madama Butterfly
Zheng Cao was born to parents Mao Yuan Cao and Xiao Jiao Huang in Shanghai, China. Her sister Dan Cao, four years her senior, is her only sibling. As an undergraduate, she attended Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In 1988, Cao moved to the United States to attend American University in Washington, ...
29. 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 ...
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...
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...
32. Gerald Hiken
Actor | Crossings
Gerald Hiken was born on May 23, 1927 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Crossings (1986), Play of the Week (1959) and The Three Sisters (1966). He was previously married to Barbara Hiken. He died on January 6, 2021 in San Francisco, California, USA.
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 ...
36. 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), Camera Three (1955) and Profiles in Courage (1964). She was previously married to Basil Langton. She died on July 10, 1974 in San Francisco, California, ...
Actress | Cat-Women of the Moon
The daughter of a concert entertainer and a mother who was "Miss Canada of 1918", Canadian-born Suzanne Alexander was one of those numerous starlets who, back in the 1950s, displayed their comely figures in a couple of movies and TV series episodes without finding a worthwhile role to prove ...
38. 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 ...
39. 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...
40. Nancy Welford
Actress | Gold Diggers of Broadway
Nancy Welford was born on May 31, 1904 in London, England, UK. She was an actress, known for Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929), The Phantom in the House (1929) and The Jazz Cinderella (1930). She was previously married to Henry Chamberlain Morris and Franklin Heath Cobb. She died on September 30, ...
41. Claude Heater
Actor | Tristan und Isolde
From barber to singer to portraying Jesus Christ onscreen, Claude Heater has had an interesting career. While a student at Richmond Union High in Oakland, California, Heater saw a performance of "Faust" in San Francisco which sparked his interest in opera. However, the young baritone wasn't sure he...
44. Valerie Solanas
Actress | Bike Boy
Valerie Solanas, born in 1936, had a childhood of abuse. While taking Biology at the University of Maryland in 1957, she studied human chromosomes (there are 23 pairs). She noticed the male sex chromosomes are XY, and the female are XX. Since the Y chromosome is like the X, but with a part missing,...
Jimmy Don Thornton was born on April 12, 1958 in Mena, Arkansas, USA. He died on October 3, 1988 in San Francisco, California, USA.
47. Curt McDowell
Director | Taboo: The Single and the LP
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 ...
50. Scott Beach
Actor | Stand by Me
Scott Beach was born on January 13, 1931 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Stand by Me (1986), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and American Graffiti (1973). He was previously married to Neva Beach. He died on February 13, 1996 in San Francisco, California, USA.