Death Place Matching "Palm Springs, California, USA" (Sorted by Name Ascending)
Director | Sky Devils
British-born A. Edward ("Eddie") Sutherland started in vaudeville and acted in films from 1914 at Keystone (he was one of the original Keystone Kops). He became a director in 1925, first with Paramount (1925-31), then at United Artists (1931-32), again with Paramount (1933, 1935-37), then Universal...
2. Aaron Saxon
Actor | Gunslinger
Before he began his acting career, Saxon was a wrestler ("Lord Spears") whose gimmick was entering the arena in a dress suit and quoting Shakespeare at every opportunity. His cauliflower ears marked him for "mug" roles; after making a few movies, he was able to afford plastic surgery and had an ...
Actress | Apache Ambush
Adelle August was born on February 12, 1934 in Kennewick, Washington, USA as Adelle Maureen Slaybough. She was an actress, known for Apache Ambush (1955), The Ford Television Theatre (1952) and Women's Prison (1955). She was married to Leonard G. Rogers. She died on April 24, 2005 in Palm Springs, ...
Actor | Touch of Evil
Though born in Russia and having a Russian-sounding name, Akim Tamiroff is actually of Armenian descent. At 19 he decided to pursue acting as a career and was chosen from among 500 applicants to the Moscow Art Theater School. There he studied under the great Konstantin Stanislavski, and launched a ...
Stunts | Spartacus
Al Carmichael, USC halfback who scored first touchdown in AFL history, set an NFL record with a 106-yard kick return in 1956 and was elected to the Packers Hall of Fame in 1974, also worked as a Hollywood stuntman and double in dozens of movies. Carmichael, a halfback, played for Denver in 1960 and...
7. Alan Ladd
Actor | Shane
Alan Walbridge Ladd was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, the only child of Ina Raleigh (aka Selina Rowley) and Alan Ladd, a freelance accountant. His mother was English, from County Durham, and his paternal grandparents were Canadian. His father died when he was four. At age five, he burned his ...
8. Alan Marston
Alan Marston was born on July 30, 1914 in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA as Alan Lowell Marston. He was an actor, known for Sunset Blvd. (1950), The Band Wagon (1953) and Titanic (1953). He was married to Gaby de Lys. He died on April 14, 2010 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
9. Alan Roberts
Actor | Dinosaurus!
Alan Roberts was born on September 18, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alan Robert Costello. He was an actor, known for Dinosaurus! (1960), Playhouse 90 (1956) and Ben Casey (1961). He was married to Antoinette Marie Costello. He died on March 21, 2008 in Palm Springs, California.
11. Alice Marble
Actress | Pat and Mike
Alice Marble was born on September 28, 1913 in Beckwourth, California, USA as Alice Irene Marble. She was an actress, known for Pat and Mike (1952), Greatest Sports Legends (1972) and Who Said That? (1948). She died on December 13, 1990 in Palm Springs, California.
15. Andrea Leeds
Actress | Stage Door
She made only a handful of films within a span of four years (1936-1940), but gentle, soulful-eyed Andrea Leeds touched hearts with those few, culminating in an Oscar-nomination for Best Supporting Actress as the sensitive, aspiring young actress who doesn't survive the school of hard knocks in the...
16. Art James
Actor | Mallrats
Art James was born on October 15, 1929 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA as Artur Simon Efimchik. He was an actor, known for Mallrats (1995), Hostile Environment (1999) and Raw Justice (1994). He was married to Sandra Petron and Jane Hamilton. He died on March 28, 2004 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
19. Audrey Ridgewell
Actress | Love, Life and Laughter
Audrey Ridgewell was born on January 11, 1905 in Clarksville, Tennessee, USA. She was an actress, known for Love, Life and Laughter (1923), His Double Life (1933) and Kraft Theatre (1947). She died on October 27, 1968 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
24. Betty Hutton
Actress | Annie Get Your Gun
Betty Hutton was born Elizabeth June Thornburg on February 26, 1921, in Battle Creek, Michigan. Two years later, Betty's father decided that the family way of life wasn't for him, so he left (he committed suicide 16 years later). Having to fend for themselves, Mrs. Thornburg moved the family to ...
25. Beverly Wills
Actress | Some Like It Hot
Beverly Wills was born in Los Angeles, California on June 7, 1934. The daughter of actress Joan Davis, Beverly, too, would enter acting, but would not be as successful as her mother. She only appeared in six films, one TV series, and two guest appearances elsewhere. Her first film was in 1945, when...
26. Bill Belew
Costume Department | Sisters in the Name of Love
Bill Belew was born on May 20, 1931 in Crocet, Virginia, USA. He is known for his work on Sisters in the Name of Love (1986), Flip (1970) and The Carpenters: Music, Music, Music (1980). He died on January 7, 2008 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
28. Bill Glenn
Director | The Young and the Restless
Born in 1933 in Ottawa, Glenn was the only child of a railway engineer. He started acting in his teens and joined the Canadian Repertory Theatre before directing children's shows for the Canadian Broadcasting Co.
In the late 1960s, Glenn directed the CBS soap opera Where the Heart Is (1969) in New ...
29. Bill Goodwin
Actor | Spellbound
Bill Goodwin was born on July 28, 1910 in San Francisco, California, USA as William Nettles Goodwin. He was an actor, known for Spellbound (1945), Tea for Two (1950) and The Atomic Kid (1954). He was married to Philippa Hilber. He died on May 9, 1958 in Palm Springs, California.
31. Billy Durkin
Actor | The Final Comedown
Billy Durkin was born on April 30, 1916 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Final Comedown (1972), Quincy M.E. (1976) and The Seven Minutes (1971). He was married to Diane Durkin. He died on April 29, 2006 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
32. Blanche Upright
Writer | Pleasure Mad
Blanche Upright was born on February 22, 1880 in San Francisco, California, USA as Blanch Caro. She was an actress and writer, known for Pleasure Mad (1923) and Your Wife and Mine (1927). She was married to Louis Upright. She died on April 3, 1948 in Palm Springs, California.
34. Bob Rosburg
Actor | ESPN Friday Night Fights
Bob Rosburg was born on October 21, 1926 in San Francisco, California, USA as Robert Reginald Rosburg. He was an actor, known for ESPN Friday Night Fights (1998), ESPN SportsCentury (1999) and Battle of the Network Stars (1976). He was married to Becky Rosburg. He died on May 14, 2009 in Palm ...
36. Brenda Marshall
Actress | The Sea Hawk
This alluring hazel-eyed 1940s leading lady was born Ardis Ankerson on the Philippine island of Negros, one of two siblings. Her father was Otto Peter Ankerson who held an important position as overseer of a large sugar plantation. Following the premature death of her mother in 1925, Ardis and her ...
37. Burr Tillstrom
Actor | Kukla, Fran and Ollie
Burr Tillstrom was born on October 13, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Franklin Burr Tillstrom. He is known for his work on Kukla, Fran and Ollie (1969), The Wizard of Oz (1950) and The Mikado (1954). He died on December 6, 1985 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
38. Busby Berkeley
Director | Gold Diggers of 1935
Busby Berkeley was one of the greatest choreographers of the US movie musical. He started his career in the US Army in 1918, as a lieutenant in the artillery conducting and directing parades. After the World War I cease-fire he was ordered to stage camp shows for the soldiers. Back in the US he ...
42. Charles Farrell
Actor | 7th Heaven
Popular Hollywood leading man of late silents and early talkies. He is best remembered for his teaming with Janet Gaynor in 12 screen romances between 1927 and 1934. He retired from films in the early 1940s, but TV audiences of the 1950s would see him as Gale Storm's widower dad in the popular ...
43. Charles Le Maire
Costume Department | All About Eve
Charles Le Maire was born on April 22, 1895 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Charles Antoine Lemaire. He is known for his work on All About Eve (1950), An Affair to Remember (1957) and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953). He was married to Beatrice Goetz and Sandra Hahle. He died on June 8, 1985 in Palm ...
45. Charles Robinson
Actor | The Cable Guy
Charles Robinson graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Princeton in 1958. His theatrical family opened his acting career, at age three, on Broadway. After college, his first film was Splendor in the Grass (1961), to be followed by The Singing Nun (1966), Shenandoah (1965) and Take Her, ...
Actor | Show Boat
Short, chubby-framed, twinkle-eyed, ever-huggable Charles Winninger was a veteran vaudevillian by the time he arrived in talking films. Born in a trunk to show biz folk in Athens, Wisconsin, on May 26, 1884, he was initially christened Karl Winninger. He left school while quite young (age 8) to ...
48. Chris Alcaide
Actor | Gunslinger
An arch-villain--the ultimate henchman!--Chris Alcaide has appeared in scores of film-noirs (mainly vintage Columbia B detective movies) and westerns. His steely look and his deep voice threatened for decades TV and movie stars, such as Glenn Ford, Tyrone Power, Lorne Greene, Richard Boone, Clint ...
49. Claire Kelly
Actress | Party Girl
Claire Kelly was born on March 15, 1934 in San Francisco, California, USA as Claire Ann Green. She was an actress, known for Party Girl (1958), The Badlanders (1958) and The Loved One (1965). She was married to Robert Murphy, Robert Kenaston, Perry Lopez and George DeWitt. She died on July 1, 1998 ...
50. Colleen Meeker
Producer | Hollywood High Part II
Colleen Meeker was born on November 30, 1944 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA as Colleen Rose Neary. She was an actress and producer, known for Hollywood High Part II (1981), Mag Wheels (1978) and S.W.A.T. (1975). She was married to Ralph Meeker and Ralph Meeker. She died on April 4, 2007 in Palm ...