Death Place Matching "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. James Bond
James Bond was born on January 4, 1900 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was married to Mary Wickham Porcher Lewis Bond. He died on February 14, 1989 in Philadelphia.
2. Sue Randall
Actress | Desk Set
Sue Randall was an actress who was born in 1935. Her primary roles were television instead of motion pictures with Desk Set (1957) being her only silver screen appearance. Sue's TV appearances were mostly guest roles in programs such as The Twilight Zone (1959), The Fugitive (1963), Bonanza (1959) ...
3. Pearl Bailey
Soundtrack | The Fox and the Hound
Her father Joseph was a minister and her mother was named Ella Mae. Her birth name was Pearly Mae but her parents anticipated she would be a boy and when a girl was born she was nicknamed "Dickie". Her brother was entertainer Bill Bailey (1912-1978). She spent her early life in Washington DC where ...
Actor | Moonstruck
He was honored twice off-Broadway with Distinguished Performance OBIE Award, first in 1960 for "Machinal" and again in 1969 for "Passing Through From Exotic Places." In 1972 he won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a play for "Prisoner on 2nd Avenue." In 1979 he was nominated for Best Actor ...
5. Zero Mostel
Actor | The Producers
Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on February 28, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York, one of eight children of an Orthodox Jewish family. Raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the young Zero, known as Sammy, developed his talent for painting and drawing at art classes provided by the ...
6. Jared Martin
Actor | War of the Worlds
Born in Manhattan, New York to Charles E. Martin, prolific cover artist and cartoonist for the New Yorker magazine, and Florence Taylor, an artist and homemaker; Jared began acting at the age of thirteen when his parents gave him the choice of learning to play the piano or acting in the local ...
Actor | For Love of the Game
William Newman made his film debut in the Stuart Rosenberg film Brubaker (1980), starring Robert Redford, and followed this up with The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) opposite Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange.
Acting roles continued through out the 1980s with roles in the Stephen King horror film ...
9. Paul Robeson
Actor | King Solomon's Mines
This handsome, eloquent and highly charismatic actor became one of the foremost interpreters of Eugene O'Neill's plays and one of the most treasured names in song during the first half of the twentieth century. He also courted disdain and public controversy for most of his career as a staunch Cold ...
10. Norman Matlock
Actor | Ghostbusters
He chatters a bit then looks at Robert De Niro and says "Bye killer", perhaps his most memorable cinematic quote while playing Charlie T in Taxi Driver (1976). But Matlock was a veteran with a distinguished career before and after the famous movie. Police commissioners, preachers, detectives and ...
12. Joe Frazier
Self | Rocky
Joe Frazier was born on January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA as Joseph William Frazier. He was an actor, known for Rocky (1976), Bocce Balls (2005) and A Christmas Journey Home (1996). He was married to Florence Smith. He died on November 7, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
13. Dexter Gordon
Soundtrack | 'Round Midnight
Dexter Gordon was considered one of the greatest jazz saxophonists ever, During his heyday, namely `45-`80, he played tenor sax with many of the all-time jazz greats, including Lionel Hampton, Louis Armstrong, Billy Eckstine and many others. In the 60s, he left his vices behind and created some ...
14. Gia Carangi
Gia Carangi was born on January 29, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Gia Marie Carangi. She died on November 18, 1986 in Philadelphia.
16. Sylvia Kauders
Actress | Witness
Sylvia Kauders was born on December 1, 1921 in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Sylvia Wolinsky. She was an actress, known for Witness (1985), Predator 2 (1990) and Man on a Ledge (2012). She was married to Randle Morgan Kauders. She died on May 5, 2016 in South Philadelphia.
18. Dolores Donlon
Actress | Richard Diamond, Private Detective
Dolores Donlon was born on September 19, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Patricia Vaniver. She was an actress, known for Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957), The Long Wait (1954) and Flight to Hong Kong (1956). She was married to Fernando Mendez, Robert de Pasquale and Victor M. ...
19. J. Barney Sherry
Actor | A Little Brother of the Rich
J. Barney Sherry was born on March 4, 1874 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, USA as James Barney Sherry. He was an actor, known for A Little Brother of the Rich (1919), The Warrens of Virginia (1924) and Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1905). He died on February 22, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
20. Joe Penner
Actor | New Faces of 1937
Mostly forgotten today, radio comic Joe Penner was a major craze back in Depression-era 1933 and 1934. There was no heavy social significance to his work and certainly no subtlety -- just alot of slapstick silliness that helped audiences forget their troubles and get happy. People today equate ...
21. David Ruffin
Soundtrack | The Addiction
The man most of us know by his unmistakable, calming yet disturbed raspy voice was born Davis Eli Ruffin on January 18, 1941, in Whynot, Mississippi. His father, Eli Ruffin, was a Baptist minister. Only months after his birth his mother Ophelia Ruffin died, and his father later remarried, to a ...
22. B.S. Pully
Actor | Guys and Dolls
B.S. Pully was born on May 14, 1910 in New York City, New York, USA as Murray Lerman. He was an actor, known for Guys and Dolls (1955), The Love God? (1969) and Wing and a Prayer (1944). He was married to Hope. He died on January 6, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
23. H.H. Holmes
Considered to be the first American serial-killer and possibly the most prolific, he was also a con-man and a bigamist. Holmes was a doctor who studied medicine at Ann Arbor. He then moved to New York where he practised briefly. His first brush with the law occurred there when some corpses where ...
24. Frank Capra Jr.
Producer | Firestarter
It's a wonderful and busy life for Frank Capra, Jr., president of EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, North Carolina, currently the largest motion picture studio east of Hollywood. A second-generation filmmaker, Capra is the son of the late Lucille Rayburn Warner Capra and world-renowned ...
26. Christy Cabanne
Director | The Great Secret
Christy Cabanne was, along with Sam Newfield and William Beaudine, one of the most prolific directors in the history of American films.
Cabanne spent several years in the navy, leaving the service in 1908. He decided on a career in the theater, and became a director as well as an actor. Although ...
29. Edgar Rosenberg
Producer | Poppies Are Also Flowers
Edgar Rosenberg was born on September 21, 1925 in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany as Edgar Alfred Rosenberg. He was a writer and producer, known for The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966), Rabbit Test (1978) and Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (1988). He was married to Joan Rivers. He died on ...
30. Angelo Bruno
Philadelphia (PA) mob boss Angelo Bruno was born in Sicily in 1910 and emigrated to the US with his family when he was a young boy, and they settled in Philadelphia. He got involved with a local Mafia boss while a teenager, running gambling and bootlegging operations. He worked his way up the ...
Actor | The Beloved Adventurer
Arthur V. Johnson was born on February 2, 1876 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Arthur Vaughen Johnson. He was an actor and director, known for The Beloved Adventurer (1914), Annie Rowley's Fortune (1913) and The Guerrilla (1908). He was married to Maude Webb. He died on January 17, 1916 in Philadelphia...
32. Rick Curry
Actor | Monk
Rick Curry is a priest (formerly a brother) in the Society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuit order. He is the founder of the National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped and the Maine Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped, because he was born without a forearm. He is a baker, and has written two ...
34. Frank Rizzo
Frank Rizzo was born on October 23, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on July 16, 1991 in Philadelphia.
35. David Burns
Actor | The Saint in London
David Burns was born on June 22, 1901 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Saint in London (1939), Let's Make Love (1960) and ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969). He was married to Mildred Todd. He died on March 12, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
38. Nicholas Joy
Actor | Desk Set
Nicholas Joy was born on January 31, 1884 in Paris, France as Nicholas Frecknall Joy. He was an actor and writer, known for Desk Set (1957), Native Son (1951) and Joan of Arc (1948). He was married to Hildreth Elizabeth Sisson Riddle, Florence A. Seeligsberg (fashion designer) and Claudia G. He ...
39. Margaret Seddon
Actress | Raffles
Margaret Seddon was born on November 18, 1872 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Marguerite Hungerford Whiteley Sloan. She was an actress, known for Raffles (1939), Quality Street (1927) and The Land of Promise (1917). She died on April 17, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Writer | Toys Are Not for Children
Stanley H. Brassloff was born on July 23, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Stanley Howard Brasloff. He was a writer and director, known for Toys Are Not for Children (1972), Two Girls for a Madman (1968) and Behind Locked Doors (1968). He was married to Debra LaVonne Friess. He died on ...
41. John Facenda
Actor | The Burglar
John Facenda was born on August 8, 1913 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as John Thomas Ralph Augustine James Facenda. He was an actor, known for The Burglar (1957), Middle Age Crazy (1980) and The Son of the Football Follies (1976). He was married to Dorothy Elizabeth Hunger. He died on September 25, ...
42. Dan Lounsbery
Actor | Crocodile Dundee
Dan Lounsbery was born on June 23, 1909 in the USA. He was a producer and actor, known for Crocodile Dundee (1986), Mannequin (1987) and The Prowler (1981). He was married to Katherine Minehart. He died on August 22, 1993 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
46. Ida James
Actress | Hi De Ho
Delicate beauty Ida James was a sweet-honey voiced singer who's singing could rival the birds, she gained popularity in the 1940s for her beauty, high, bird-like voice, grace, and glamour. She was the definition of daintiness and winsomeness. In everything she did, she always had charm and grace in...
47. William Guarnere
Self | He Has Seen War
As a young man he joined the famous Easy Company of the 101st Airborne Infantry Division when it was first formed. His first combat jump as a paratrooper was into occupied France the night before D-Day as part of the mass invasion. Earned the name "Wild Bill" due to his heroic efforts in combat ...
48. John Hawkins
Producer | Bonanza
John Hawkins was born on April 2, 1910 in Custer, Montana, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Bonanza (1959), The Killer Is Loose (1956) and Floods of Fear (1958). He was married to Helen K. Hawkins. He died in October 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.