Death Place Matching "Portland, Oregon, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Grace Under Fire
Jon Paul "JP" Steuer began his acting career at age 4, and it was clear even then that here was a natural entertainer. Born and raised in Escondido, California, Jon made his acting debut on the television series Day by Day (1988), on which he played the role of Scotty Gilbert. He appeared on Star ...
Actress | Star Trek
Katherine Woodville was born on March 12, 1938 in Ewell, England as Rosemary Henn Woodville Mason. She was an actress, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Mission: Impossible (1966) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1960). She was married to Edward Albert, Jerrold Freedman and Patrick ...
3. Luke Askew
Actor | Easy Rider
Tall and rangy, usually sporting long mangy hair, and frequently projecting a strong and intense on-screen presence, character actor Luke Askew made a potent and lasting impression playing a substantial volume of mean and fearsome villains in both motion pictures and television shows alike in a ...
4. Mayo Methot
Actress | Jimmy the Gent
Mayo Methot was born on March 3, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Jimmy the Gent (1934), Virtue (1932) and Counsellor at Law (1933). She was married to Humphrey Bogart, Percy Tredegar Morgan Jr. and John M. La Mond. She died on June 9, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
5. Lyle Alzado
Actor | Destroyer
Former NFL defensive linesman who played with the Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos from 1971 through to 1991. Alzado amassed a string of prestigious achievements in his NFL career including being named ABC's 1977 Defensive Player of The Year and Defensive Linesman of the Year, ...
6. Boris Sagal
Director | The Omega Man
Boris Sagal was born on October 18, 1923 in Yekaterinoslav, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Bernard Louis Sagal. He was a director and writer, known for The Omega Man (1971), The Name of the Game (1968) and Rich Man, Poor Man (1976). He was married to Marge Champion and Sara Macon. He died on May 22, 1981 ...
Actor | Leave It to Beaver
In 1957, seven-year-old Stanley Fafara's mother took him to an open casting call for a new television series about a suburban family entitled "Leave It To Beaver." He had been working in commercials and television westerns since the age of four, and was somewhat of an old hand at auditions. He ...
8. Anne Benton
Actress | Men Into Space
Anne Benton was born on October 29, 1932 in Albany, New York, USA as Anne Christine Benson. She was an actress, known for Men Into Space (1959), Checkmate (1960) and Perry Mason (1957). She was married to Bernard McDonald. She died on November 8, 2005 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
9. Jack Buetel
Actor | The Outlaw
Jack Buetel was born on September 5, 1917 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Jack Allender Beutel. He was an actor, known for The Outlaw (1943), Best of the Badmen (1951) and Jesse James' Women (1954). He was married to Joann Jensen, Gloria Jean Bailey, Jill Meredith and Creatha Browning. He died on June 27,...
10. Shell Kepler
Actress | General Hospital
Shell Kepler was born on October 5, 1958 in Painesville, Ohio, USA as Michelle Alaine Kepler. She was an actress, known for General Hospital (1963), Port Charles (1997) and The Great American Girl Robbery (1979). She was married to Robert DeSantis and Kenny Ryback. She died on February 1, 2008 in ...
11. Melissa Clayton
Actress | House IV
Melissa Clayton was born on July 12, 1972 in Aspen, Colorado, USA as Melissa Gail Clayton. She was an actress, known for House IV (1992), A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (1992) and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993). She was married to John Tydlaska. She died on May 12, 2017 in ...
13. Shelley Beattie
Actress | Hot Shots! Part Deux
Shelley Ann Beattie was born in Orange County, California, where she at the age of three suffered from severe hearing loss due to overdose of aspirins; the overdose caused her to lose all her ability to hear in one ear and reduced her ability to hear by thirty percent in the other. This event ...
15. Will Vinton
Producer | Claymation Easter
Will Vinton was born on November 17, 1947 in McMinnville, Oregon, USA as William Gale Vinton. He was a producer and director, known for Claymation Easter (1992), Martin the Cobbler (1977) and Moonwalker (1988). He was married to Gillian Allred and Susan Shadburne. He died on October 4, 2018 in ...
16. John Callahan
John Callahan was born on February 5, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018), Quads! (2001) and I Think I Was an Alcoholic (1993). He died on July 24, 2010 in Portland.
Writer | Gedo senki
Ursula K. Le Guin was born on October 21, 1929 in Berkeley, California, USA as Ursula Kroeber. She is known for her work on Tales from Earthsea (2006), The Lathe of Heaven (1980) and The Telling. She was married to Charles A. Le Guin. She died on January 22, 2018 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
18. Mitch Mitchell
Actor | The Groundstar Conspiracy
Mitch Mitchell was born on July 9, 1947 in Ealing, Middlesex, England as John Mitchell. He was an actor, known for The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972), Jennings at School (1958) and The Mend (2014). He died on November 12, 2008 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
19. George Bruns
Soundtrack | Babes in Toyland
Born in Oregon in 1914, George Bruns was the son of a sawmill worker. He took music lessons as a child, becoming proficient on the piano, tuba and trombone. He attended Oregon State Agricultural College, and in order to pay tuition he played in the ROTC band. Deciding on a musical career, he left ...
20. Charles Briles
Actor | Petticoat Junction
Charles Briles was born on December 17, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Petticoat Junction (1963), The Big Valley (1965) and The Trouble with Girls (1969). He was married to Kathy Briles. He died on June 12, 2016 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
22. Gill Dennis
Writer | Walk the Line
Gill Dennis was born on January 25, 1941 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA as James Gill Dennis. He was a writer, known for Walk the Line (2005), Without Evidence (1995) and On My Own (1991). He was married to Kristen Peckinpah and Elizabeth Hartman. He died on May 13, 2015 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
23. Bob Amsberry
Bob Amsberry was born in Boring, Oregon. He worked as a radio disc jockey for KEX in Portland for eight years before getting his chance in television almost by accident. Bob was brought to Hollywood by Walt Disney to write songs for The Mickey Mouse Club (1955). He did so well that when the time ...
24. Don Borisenko
Actor | The Psychopath
Canadian performer who was seen in films and television from late 1950s to the 1970s. Called "the Canadian James Dean", after appearing in several features with success, Borisenko went to England where he had starring roles in two films by fellow Canadians: Sidney J. Furie's wartime melodrama "...
25. Homer Groening
Director | A Study in Wet
Homer Groening was born on December 30, 1919 in Main Centre, Saskatchewan, Canada as Homer Philip Groening. He was a director and producer, known for A Study in Wet (1964), The Story (1969) and Linfield Revisited (1973). He was married to Margaret Wiggum. He died on March 15, 1996 in Portland, ...
28. Vern Taylor
Actor | Harry and the Hendersons
Vern Taylor was born on August 15, 1932 in San Francisco, California, USA as Vernon Scott Taylor Jr. He was an actor, known for Harry and the Hendersons (1987), An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) and Frances (1982). He died on May 5, 2004 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
29. Art Barr
Actor | Immortal Combat
Art Barr was born in 1967 in Portland, Oregon. He was the son of professional wrestler Ferrin Barr, or Dandy Sandy. Barr grew up in Portland in & around the wrestling scene. He started wrestling around Oregon in the early 80s, and was mentored by the legendary 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper. He created a ...
32. Marie Selland
Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Marie Selland was born on October 22, 1927 in Happy Valley, California, USA as Cecilia Marie Selland. She was an actress, known for Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), The Westerner (1960) and Without Evidence (1995). She was married to Tom Taylor and Sam Peckinpah. She died on October 28, 2006 ...
Actor | Grandpa's Magical Toys
Francisco "Frans" Reynders was an active and highly-regarded mime, theatrical designer and fine artist. Growing up in The Netherlands, he eventually moved to the United States, first living in New York City. He later moved to Portland, Oregon where he taught at Lewis and Clark College and founded ...
36. Danny Simon
Writer | The Kraft Music Hall
Danny Simon was a comedy writer, who together with his brother, Neil Simon, wrote for such classic 1950s television series as Your Show of Shows (1950). It was Danny who mentored his younger sibling and nicknamed him "Doc". They worked together in radio in the late 1940s and then in television, a ...
37. Lyle Ritz
Composer | When the Line Goes Through
Lyle Ritz was born on January 10, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on When the Line Goes Through (1973), No Drums, No Bugles (1972) and Bound for Glory (1976). He was married to Geri. He died on March 3, 2017 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
38. Ernest Haycox
Writer | Stagecoach
Haycox is the writer most often credited with raising western fiction up from the pulps into the mainstream; his influence on other writers of western fiction cannot be overestimated. He was a prolific writer, with almost three hundred short stories and more than twenty novels to his credit, and is...
Actress | Guns on the Clackamas: A Documentary
Michelle Gaudreau was born on November 23, 1963 in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA. She was an actress, known for Guns on the Clackamas: A Documentary (1995), The 11th Hour (1995) and Dream a Little Evil (1990). She died on April 13, 2014 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
43. Marian Anderson
Soundtrack | The Great Debaters
Marian Anderson was born on February 27, 1897, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was the first of three sisters in the family. Her father, named John Anderson, was a salesman at a railroad station. Her mother, named Anna Anderson, was a schoolteacher. From the age of six, Anderson sang in the ...
49. Tom Peterson
Actor | Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Appliance and furniture dealer in Portland, Oregon, USA. Very well known locally for his old-fashioned hard-sell gimmicky commercials on local TV, and for his flat-top haircut and square appearance. Many uncredited appearances in films shot in Portland.
The Rev. Dr. George Palmer Pardington III was an Episcopal priest and a leader in religious education. Palmer, fourth in a line of clergymen, was born July 12, 1939 in Mobile, Alabama, and grew up in Houma, Louisiana, where his father, the Rev. George Pardington, was the rector of an Episcopal ...