Death Place Matching "La Jolla, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Giant
Mercedes McCambridge is a highly-talented radio performer who won a best supporting Actress Oscar for her film debut.
Mercedes McCambridge was born in Joliet, Illinois, to Marie (Mahaffry) and John Patrick McCambridge, a farmer. She was of mostly Irish (with a small amount of English and German) ...
Actor | Gunsmoke
Character actor Milburn Stone, the beloved "Doc Adams" on TV's long-running western classic Gunsmoke (1955), was born in Kansas on July 5, 1904. Acting must have been in his blood as the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone for Milburn left home as a teenager to find work with touring repertory ...
Actor | Sahara
One of the most versatile character actors in the business, Joseph Patrick Carrol Naish (pronounced Nash) was born of Irish descent in New York City. His illustrious ancestors hailed from county Limerick and were listed in Burke's Peerage. He had a Catholic education at St. Cecilia's Academy, but ...
Actress | Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes. She was born Mary Jane Hayes on March 6, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia. The raven-haired beauty was the 1949 Washington, D.C. entry into the Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the ...
Actor | Sabrina
John Williams was a tall, urbane Anglo-American actor best known for his role as Chief Inspector Hubbard in Dial M for Murder (1954), a role he played on Broadway, in Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1954 film, and on television in 1958. Playing Hubbard on the Great White Way brought him the 1953 Tony ...
Actor, composer, songwriter, guitarist and author. He moved from Broadway acting (1928-1932) into films, touring America with his wife and daughter, and did some recordings. He was the executive producer at the El Camino Playhouse in California. Joining ASCAP in 1953, his chief musical collaborator...
Actress | Donovan's Reef
Jacqueline Malouf was born on July 3, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Donovan's Reef (1963), Petticoat Junction (1963) and I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (1962). She was married to Andrew Nassir. She died on October 12, 1999 in La Jolla, California.
Actress | Meet Me in St. Louis
Arthur Freed discovered Lucille when she was working in a nightclub doing a specialty dance act, and decided to cast her as Rose Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis, and began building up her career which never really took off despite being put in 3 big musical productions at MGM. When she married, she ...
9. Dr. Seuss
Writer | How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Acclaimed writer, Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, March 2nd, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading ...
10. Delmer Daves
Writer | An Affair to Remember
Although Delmer Daves obtained a law degree at Stanford University, he never had the opportunity to use it; while still in college, he obtained a job as a prop boy on The Covered Wagon (1923) and after graduation was hired by several film companies as a technical advisor on films with a college ...
11. Raymond Chandler
Writer | Double Indemnity
An American novelist, writer of crime fiction featuring the private detective Philip Marlowe, Raymond (Thornton) Chandler was born in Chicago of an American father and an Anglo-Irish mother. He moved to England when his parents divorced. He attended Dulwich College and studied languages in France ...
12. Charlotte Henry
Actress | Babes in Toyland
Charlotte acted on stage from the age of five. At thirteen, she made her Broadway debut in 'Courage' (1928), two year later reprising her role for the screen version. Paramount wanted to cast an unknown actress in the title role of Alice in Wonderland (1933) and picked Charlotte from 7000 ...
14. Bert Parks
Actor | The Freshman
Bert Parks was born on December 30, 1914 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Bert Jacobson. He was an actor, known for The Freshman (1990), The Bionic Woman (1976) and The Great Balloon Race (1977). He was married to Annette Liebman. He died on February 2, 1992 in La Jolla, California, USA.
15. Sandra Burns
Actress | The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
Sandra Burns was born on July 28, 1934 as Sandra Jean Burns. She is known for her work on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950) and Bob Monkhouse's Comedy Heroes (2004). She was married to Stephen A. Luckman, Rod Amateau and Young James Wilhoite III. She died on January 19, 2018 in La Jolla...
18. Priscilla Allen
Actress | Total Recall
Priscilla Allen was born on July 19, 1938 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Priscilla Lawson. She was an actress, known for Total Recall (1990), The Naked Truth (1992) and Gruen Guild Theater (1951). She was married to Dennis Allen. She died on August 14, 2008 in La Jolla, California, USA.
19. Ravi Shankar
Composer | Gandhi
Ravi Shankar was a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments placed him as the leading figure of an important musical tradition. His long and distinguished musical ...
20. Philip Yordan
Writer | Detective Story
Philip Yordan was born on April 1, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Detective Story (1951), Broken Lance (1954) and Dillinger (1945). He was married to Faith Clift and Marilyn Nash. He died on March 24, 2003 in La Jolla, California, USA.
21. Bob Crosby
Soundtrack | Raging Bull
An orchestra leader renowned for his Dixieland group, Bob Crosby Orchestra, and Bob Crosby and the Bobcats, Bob Crosby is Bing's younger brother. His band continues to perform today. His daughter, Cathy Crosby, appeared with him on his television program and sang in a few movies of her own, ...
22. Dick Enberg
Actor | Heaven Can Wait
A native of suburban Detroit, Michigan, Dick Enberg grew up near Pontiac, one of Detroit's suburbs. Upon graduating from high school Enberg went to college first at Central Michigan University and then at Indiana University. After graduating from college Dick moved to Los Angeles to become an ...
23. Reinhold Weege
Writer | Night Court
Reinhold Weege was born on December 23, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Night Court (1984), Barney Miller (1975) and Park Place (1980). He was married to Shelley Pierce. He died on December 1, 2012 in La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA.
24. Mary Young
Actress | The Lost Weekend
Mary Young was born on June 21, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Lost Weekend (1945), Blondie's Holiday (1947) and Alias Jesse James (1959). She was married to Craig, John. She died on June 23, 1971 in La Jolla, California, USA.
25. Carol Dempster
Actress | One Exciting Night
Carol Dempster was born on December 9, 1901 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. She was an actress, known for One Exciting Night (1922), Dream Street (1921) and The White Rose (1923). She was married to Edwin S Larsen. She died on February 1, 1991 in La Jolla, California, USA.
26. Charles Reisner
Director | Steamboat Bill, Jr.
Charles Reisner (also frequently billed as "Riesner") started his professional life as a prizefighter. He performed in vaudeville for ten years and eventually wound up writing lyrics for musical comedy on Broadway. After a spell under the auspices of impresario Charles B. Dillingham, Reisner moved ...
27. Joseph LaShelle
Cinematographer | Laura
Trained as an electrical engineer, Joseph LaShelle entered the film industry as a lab assistant with Paramount in 1920 in order to finance entry to Stanford University. Having worked his way up to superintendent of the Paramount printing room after three years, he decided to stay on. By 1925, he ...
29. Audrey Geisel
Producer | The Lorax
Audrey Geisel was born on August 14, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Audrey Grace Florine Stone. She was a producer, known for The Lorax (2012), Horton Hears a Who! (2008) and The Grinch (2018). She was married to Dr. Seuss and Dr. Edmunds Grey Dimond. She died on December 19, 2018 in La Jolla, ...
30. Sally Ride
Actress | Touched by an Angel
Sally Ride was born on May 26, 1951 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA as Sally Kristen Ride. She is known for her work on Touched by an Angel (1994), Some Assembly Required (2008) and Space Age (1992). She was married to Steve Hawley. She died on July 23, 2012 in La Jolla, California.
32. Helen Talbot
Actress | Trail of Kit Carson
Born Helen Darling, she was adopted by the Smith family in 1937 and lived with them until 1941, when she left to live with her brother, Dan Darling's family, a milkman in West Los Angeles, and the Smiths moved to Rochester, New York. She attended Emerson Jr. High in Westwood Village, California and...
34. Doris Pawn
Actress | The Penalty
Doris Pawn was born on December 29, 1894 in Norfolk, Nebraska, USA as Doris Alice Pahn. She was an actress, known for The Penalty (1920), Putting It Over (1922) and Always the Woman (1922). She was married to Samuel William Dunaway, Paul Reiners and Rex Ingram. She died on March 30, 1988 in La ...
35. Jonathan Latimer
Writer | The Big Clock
American writer of thrillers and film scripts, the son of a Chicago lawyer and a violinist. He was named 'Jonathan' after a famous ancestor who had served as a colonel on George Washington's staff during the American Revolutionary War. Latimer was a graduate of Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. ...
36. J.J. Cale
Soundtrack | Watchmen
John Weldon Cale was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he graduated in 1956 from Tulsa Central High School. In the early 1960s he moved to Los Angeles, along with a number of other Tulsa musicians (known for their "Tulsa Sound"), where he worked as a studio ...
37. Claire Rochelle
Actress | Ridin' the Lone Trail
Claire Rochelle was born on August 22, 1908 in Nevada, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for Ridin' the Lone Trail (1937), Code of the Fearless (1939) and Blonde for a Day (1946). She was married to Leo Hirsch. She died on May 23, 1981 in La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA.
Actress | The Squaw Man
Winifred Kingston was born on November 11, 1894 in England. She was an actress, known for The Squaw Man (1914), The Virginian (1914) and The Scarlet Pimpernel (1917). She was married to Runyon Carmen R. and Dustin Farnum. She died on February 3, 1967 in La Jolla, California, USA.
41. Wally Schirra
Self | Outdoor Rambling
Wally Schirra was born on March 12, 1923 in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA as Walter Marty Schirra Jr. He was an actor, known for Outdoor Rambling (1972), The Astronaut (1972) and The Bob Hope Show (1950). He was married to Josephine Cook Fraser. He died on May 3, 2007 in La Jolla, California, USA.
42. Marian Mansfield
Actress | Wanderer of the Wasteland
Marian Mansfield was born on March 15, 1905 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for Wanderer of the Wasteland (1935) and Here Is My Heart (1934). She was married to Arthur Rankin. She died on November 16, 1988 in La Jolla, California, USA.
43. Mathilda Calnan
Actress | Silver Streak
Mathilda Loeser Calnan was the daughter of German Jewish parents Charles Alexander Loeser (died 1928) and Olga Loeser (née Kaufmann-Lebert) and heiress to a fortune derived from the Frederick Loeser Co. Department Store of Brooklyn, New York (founded by her paternal grandfather). Her father, a ...
44. Harold Gray
Writer | Annie
Harold Gray was born on January 20, 1894 in Kankakee, Illinois, USA as Harold Lincoln Gray. He was a writer, known for Annie (2014), Little Orphan Annie (1938) and Little Orphan Annie (1932). He was married to Winifred Frost and Doris C. Platt. He died on May 9, 1968 in La Jolla, California, USA.
45. Peter Sachse
Peter Sachse was born on March 29, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Peter Louis Sachse. He was an actor, known for Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965). He was married to Salli Sachse. He died on July 12, 1966 in La Jolla, California.
47. Laura Hidalgo
Actress | La bestia debe morir
Laura Hidalgo, whose real name was Pesea Faerman, was born in Romania in 1927. She arrived in Argentina when she was two years old. From 1945 she showed a remarkable ambition to become a movie star. She was rejected by some studios because of her weight and she lost more than a few pounds. ...
Soundtrack | Hotaru no haka
Amelita Galli Curci was an opera singer, considered by many to be one of the greatest coloratura sopranos of the 20th century. She sang with such opera legends as Enrico Caruso and Beniamino Gigli. A throat tumor cut short her career in the 1930s. Legendary opera star Beverly Sills has stated that ...
50. Irving Elman
Producer | Slattery's People
Author, producer and composer, educated at City College of New York with a Bachelor of Science degree. He wrote and produced plays, including "Uncle Willie", "The Brass Ring", and "The First Million". Joining ASCAP in 1962, his chief musical collaborators were Harry Sukman and Norman Luboff.