Death Place Matching "Costa Mesa, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


40 names.


1. James Gammon

Actor | Major League

Rugged-looking James Gammon first broke into the entertainment industry not as an actor but as a TV cameraman. From there, his weatherbeaten features, somewhat menacing attitude and a tough-as-nails voice--the kind that used to be described in detective novels as "whiskey-soaked"--reminiscent of '...

2. Robert Winley

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Robert Winley was born on December 9, 1952 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Near Dark (1987) and Joy Ride (2001). He died on October 21, 2001 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

3. Lucille Bliss

Actress | Cinderella

Lucille Bliss was born on March 31, 1916 in New York City, New York, USA as Lucille Theresa Bliss. She was an actress, known for Cinderella (1950), The Secret of NIMH (1982) and Robots (2005). She died on November 8, 2012 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

4. Kathryn Card

Actress | I Love Lucy

Kathryn Card was born on October 4, 1892 in Butte, Montana, USA. She was an actress, known for I Love Lucy (1951), Born to Kill (1947) and Trackdown (1957). She died on March 1, 1964 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

5. Kam Tong

Actor | Flower Drum Song

Kam Tong was born on December 18, 1906 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Flower Drum Song (1961), Mr. Garlund (1960) and Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1966). He died on November 8, 1969 in Costa Mesa, California.

6. Maylia

Actress | Singapore

Gloria (Maylia) Fong was born Gloria Chin in Detroit, Michigan. She married actor Benson Fong and received great reviews for her first film, Singapore (1947). She and Benson later ran the fabulous "Ah-Fong" Chinese restaurant in Beverly Hills. They have five children including Pamela Kwong Fong and ...

7. Rowland Brown

Writer | Angels with Dirty Faces

Studied at the University of Detroit and the Detroit School of Fine Arts.

8. Brandon Beach

Actor | Under Western Stars

Brandon Beach was born on October 18, 1879 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was an actor, known for Under Western Stars (1938), Whirlybirds (1957) and This Theatre and You (1949). He died on November 22, 1974 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

9. Rudy Germane

Actor | The Doris Day Show

Rudy Germane was born on March 24, 1910 in Portland, Maine, USA. He was an actor, known for The Doris Day Show (1968). He died on March 28, 1997 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

10. Tex Beneke

Soundtrack | Babe: Pig in the City

The popular singer and saxophone player began with the Ben Young Orchestra (1935-1937), and joined the Miller band in 1938, becoming one of the bands's most popular personalities and soloists (though he was not seen or even referred to in The Glenn Miller Story). His personality and talents led him...

11. Mike Bell

Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW

Mike Bell was born on March 18, 1971 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Michael Bernard Bell. He was an actor, known for WWE Raw (1993), WWF Challenge (1986) and WWF Superstars (1986). He died on December 14, 2008 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

12. Deannie Best

Actress | Shanghai Chest

Deannie Best was born Willia Dean Doughty on September 25, 1926 in Altus, Oklahoma. Her parents divorced when she was three years old. When she was a teenager Deannie moved to Hollywood and was chosen to be one of the famous Goldwyn Girls. On April 12, 1944 she married Greg Balzer but they divorced...

13. Alice Hollister

Actress | Don Caesar de Bazan

Alice Hollister born in Massachusetts in 1886. Convent educated. Became a popular figure in more than 90 silent melodrama and crime films, a dark-haired beauty, perhaps the screen's first 'vamp', joined the Kalem Film Company along with her husband pioneering cinematographer George K. Hollister, ...

14. Dick Wesson

Actor | The Bob Cummings Show

Dick Wesson was born on February 20, 1919 in Boise, Idaho, USA. He is known for his work on The Bob Cummings Show (1955), The Magical World of Disney (1954) and The Red Skelton Hour (1951). He died on January 27, 1979 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

15. Helen Thurston

Actress | I Married Joan

Helen Thurston was born on June 24, 1909 in Oregon, USA. She is known for her work on I Married Joan (1952) and Man Without a Gun (1957). She was married to James Fawcett. She died on April 23, 1979 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

16. Claiborne Cary

Actress | Law & Order

Claiborne Cary was born on February 17, 1932 in Lone Tree, Iowa, USA as Claiborne Leachman. She was an actress, known for Law & Order (1990), Boston Common (1996) and Doctor Franken (1980). She was married to Charles Northrop and Robert Haywood Cary III. She died on March 20, 2010 in Costa Mesa...

17. Robert M. Haas

Art Director | The Maltese Falcon

A graduate in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, Haas spent his first two years in Hollywood at the art department of Famous Players Lasky (1919-21), as a set designer and builder. He received early acclaim from the journal American Architect for a town in Elmhurst, New York, he had ...

18. Ricki Covette

Actress | Seed of Innocence

Burlesque dancer Ricki Covette was born Irene Siewert Jewell on February 26, 1925 in Onoway, Alberta, Canada. Covette grew up on a homestead in rural Canada with aspirations of being a singer and dancer. Through a combination of training, hard work, and professionalism, Ricki eventually moved to ...

19. Paula Kelly

Actress | The George Gobel Show

Paula Kelly was born on April 6, 1919 in Grove City, Pennsylvania, USA. She was married to Richard L. Turner and Harold Dickinson. She died on April 2, 1992 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

20. Clyde McLeod

Actor | My Favorite Year

Clyde McLeod has been a movie extra since 1938. He's been directed by Charles Chaplin, Frank Capra, and Cecil B. DeMille. He's been a stand in for such actors as Anthony Quinn, Ronald Reagan, Rock Hudson, Tex Ritter, among others. Becoming a principal actor has never been his goal. "I got into the ...

21. Peter Strudwick

Actor | The Time Travelers

Peter Strudwick was born on January 19, 1930 in Germany. He was an actor, known for The Time Travelers (1964) and Being Different (1981). He died on March 6, 2014 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

22. Henry Vroom

Actor | The Lost Trail

Henry Vroom was born on December 24, 1916 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lost Trail (1945). He died on September 11, 1969 in Costa Mesa, California.

23. Frieda Pushnik

Actress | House of the Damned

Frieda Pushnik was born armless and legless after her mother had an appendix operation while pregnant. As a child she was "drafted" as a resident guest of sideshows with both "Ripley's Believe it or Not" and the "Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus". She was part of sideshows from 1933 to ...

24. Ethel Ullman

Actress | The Gentle Intruder

Ethel Ullman was born on November 7, 1895 in Indiana, USA. She was an actress, known for The Gentle Intruder (1917), Whose Wife? (1917) and The Dividend (1916). She died on May 14, 1980 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

25. Dorothy Bostwick

Actress | Marcus Welby, M.D.

Dorothy Bostwick was born as Dorothy Gompert. She was an actress, known for Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969) and Ironside (1967). She was married to Harold Bostwick and Benny Davis. She died on May 25, 1991 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

26. George Metkovich

Actor | Three Little Words

George Metkovich was born on October 8, 1921 in Angel's Camp, California, USA as George Michael Metkovich. He was an actor, known for Three Little Words (1950) and The Winning Team (1952). He died on May 17, 1995 in Costa Mesa, California.

27. Irv Weinstein

Actor | Hide in Plain Sight

Irv Weinstein was born on April 29, 1930 in Rochester, New York, USA as Irwin Weinstein. He was an actor, known for Hide in Plain Sight (1980). He was married to Elaine. He died on December 26, 2017 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

28. Ken Garcia

Director | D.I.L.L.I.G.A.F.

Ken Garcia was an actor and director, known for D.I.L.L.I.G.A.F. (2012), Emily's Reasons Why Not (2006) and Fashion House (2006). He died on June 12, 2012 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

29. Brenda Lomas

Loving You

Brenda Lomas was born on September 29, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Brenda Lynn Lomas. She was an actress, known for Loving You (1957) and Jeanne Eagels (1957). She was married to Tom L. Dittman, Gerald W Rogers and Larry J McBride. She died on November 2, 2009 in Costa Mesa, California.

30. Florence Stone Fevergeon

Actress | Mystery Men

Florence Stone Fevergeon was born on August 6, 1913 in Pasadena, California, USA as Florence Stone. She was an actress, known for Mystery Men (1999), Tomcats (2001) and Witchcraft (1988). She died on October 7, 2011 in Costa Mesa, California.

34. Andy Carey

Self | 1958 World Series

Andy Carey was born on October 18, 1931 in Oakland, California, USA as Andrew Arthur Hexem. He was married to Susie. He died on December 15, 2011 in Costa Mesa, California.

35. George D. Ellis

Sound Department | Peach O'Reno

George D. Ellis was born on June 12, 1898 in Franklin, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Peach O'Reno (1931), Music for Madame (1937) and The Rainmakers (1935). He died on October 2, 1973 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

36. Pat Patterson

Special Effects | Escape from New York

Became a disc jockey in Idaho in 1932, before entering the movie industry initially as a carpenter.

37. Nick DeMaggio

Editor | The Bride Wore Crutches

American editor, spent most of his career at 20th Century Fox, from 1935 to 1953.

38. Gene Knight

Actor | Warm Summer Rain

Gene Knight was born on April 14, 1925 in Santa Clara, California, USA as Eugene Morrison Knight Jr. He was an actor, known for Warm Summer Rain (1989), MacGyver (1985) and Berrenger's (1985). He died on July 9, 2011 in Costa Mesa, California.

39. Ezra Fee

Art Department | Most Wanted

Ezra was a brilliant jack of all trades, and master of many. He had a personal force and charisma that was unmatched. He lived a life of risk and freedom that was incongruous with today's highly regimented Western society, and it was struggles with addiction and law enforcement which ultimately led...

40. Frank Mattison

Assistant Director | South Sea Woman


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