Death Place Matching "Queens, New York City, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jo Van Fleet

Actress | East of Eden

Jo Van Fleet was born on December 29, 1915 in Oakland, California. She established herself as a notable dramatic actress on Broadway over several years, winning a Tony Award in 1954 for her skill in a difficult role, playing an unsympathetic, even abusive character, in Horton Foote's "The Trip to ...

2. Sully Boyar

Actor | Dog Day Afternoon

Sully Boyar was born on December 14, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Israel Sully Boyarsky. He was an actor, known for Dog Day Afternoon (1975), In the Soup (1992) and Car Wash (1976). He was married to Josephine Pizzo. He died on March 23, 2001 in Queens, New York City.

3. Lucy Landau

Actress | The Thrill of It All

Lucy Landau was born on January 28, 1905 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. She was an actress, known for The Thrill of It All (1963), The DuPont Show of the Month (1957) and The Edge of Night (1956). She died on July 23, 1990 in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

4. Rasheed Thurmond

Writer | Def Comedy Jam

Rasheed is one of today's rising comedy stars. Rasheed is a survivor of the streets of Brooklyn, NY and proud of it. So proud in fact, that he has used his experiences from the tough neighborhood streets and the many nationalities surrounding him to create his laid back style of comedy. Taking no ...

5. Jam Master Jay

Soundtrack | Die Hard

Jam Master Jay was born on January 21, 1965 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jason William Mizell. He was married to Terri Corley. He died on October 30, 2002 in Queens.

6. Willi Ninja

Self | How Do I Look

Willi is a self-taught dancer and has been involved in the ball scene since the early 1980s. He is the founder of the Legendary House of Ninja and until his death was the "Mother" of the House. Willi has been instrumental in bringing vogue to the masses and was the inspiration of Madonna's 1990 "...

7. Alan Manson

Actor | Let's Scare Jessica to Death

Alan Manson was one of a group of World War II soldiers selected to appear in Irving Berlin's 1942 musical This Is the Army (1943). He appeared in the Broadway production as well as in the film. After the war, he continued to perform on Broadway. In 1955, he was called before the House committee ...

8. Helen Kane

Actress | Dangerous Nan McGrew

Lively childish leading lady on stage and films during the transition to sound. She began on stage at seventeen and went on to films in 1929. She made several early talkies at Paramount but her popularity soon waned.

9. Darren Robinson

Actor | Disorderlies

Darren Robinson was born on June 10, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Disorderlies (1987), Krush Groove (1985) and Price of Glory (2000). He died on December 10, 1995 in Queens, New York City.

10. Octavia St. Laurent

Actress | The Saint of Fort Washington

Octavia St. Laurent was born on March 16, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Saint of Fort Washington (1993), Paris Is Burning (1990) and Octavia Saint Laurent: Queen of the Underground (1993). She died on May 17, 2009 in Queens, New York City.

11. George Dickerson

Actor | Blue Velvet

George Dickerson was born on July 25, 1933 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as George Graf Dickerson Jr. He was an actor, known for Blue Velvet (1986), Death Warrant (1990) and After Dark, My Sweet (1990). He was married to Suzanne Hartman and Victoria Chess. He died on January 10, 2015 in Queens, New York ...

12. Esther Minciotti

Actress | Marty

Esther Minciotti was born on May 20, 1888 in Provincia di Torino, Piemonte, Italy as Esther Cunico. She was an actress, known for Marty (1955), The Wrong Man (1956) and Playhouse 90 (1956). She was married to Silvio Minciotti. She died on April 15, 1962 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, ...

13. Mario Todisco

Actor | Léon

Mario Todisco was born on October 8, 1949. He was an actor, known for Léon: The Professional (1994), Miller's Crossing (1990) and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). He died on June 18, 1996 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

14. Harry Ford

Camera Department | Carlito's Way

New York City firefighter who worked on set construction and as a grip on several films as a part-time job. Sadly, Ford died while fighting a fire at a hardware store in the Astoria section of Queens (New York City) on Father's Day, June 17, 2001.

15. Woody Guthrie

Soundtrack | Drop Dead Gorgeous

Charley and Nora Guthrie named their son after the Democrat elected president that year. Woodrow Wilson Guthrie knew hard times as a youngster (his house burned down, his sister Clara burned to death, his father's small-town business and political careers never went anywhere, his mother suffered ...

16. Linda Pugach

Self | Crazy Love

Linda Pugach was born on February 23, 1937 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Linda Eleanor Riss. She was married to Burt Pugach. She died on January 22, 2013 in Queens, New York City.

17. Bix Beiderbecke

Soundtrack | Magic in the Moonlight

Bix Beiderbecke was the first talented white jazz cornet player. He also played the piano, but he had more success playing the cornet with a very personal style. His first recordings were with "The Wolverines" in 1924. After this he played in the Charlie Straight orchestra in 1925, with Jean ...

18. Chris Kanyon

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

Debuted in World Championship Wrestling in 1995 under the name Chris Kanyon. He was soon teamed up with Mark Starr, and they were given a construction workers gimmick and named Men At Work. In 1997 he became Mortis, a member of James Vandenberg's (James Mitchell) Collection Of Human Oddities. He ...

19. Jack Grimes

Actor | Tom Corbett, Space Cadet

Jack Grimes was born on April 1, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1950), Speed Racer (1967) and The New Adventures of Superman (1966). He died on March 10, 2009 in Queens, New York City.

20. Ron Weyand

Actor | Shamus

Ron Weyand was born on February 28, 1929 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Shamus (1973), The Dain Curse (1978) and Alice's Restaurant (1969). He died on July 17, 2003 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

21. Herman Meckler

Actor | Hair

Herman Meckler was born on December 15, 1894 in Flushing, New York, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Hair (1979), Ragtime (1981) and The Red Violin (1998). He died on December 3, 1985 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York.

22. Nancy Andrews

Actress | Pistols 'n' Petticoats

Nancy Andrews was born on December 16, 1924 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Nancy Currier Andrews. She was an actress, known for Pistols 'n' Petticoats (1966), Bewitched (1964) and Night of the Juggler (1980). She was married to Parke N. Bossart. She died on July 29, 1989 in Queens, New York City...

23. Jerry Leon

Actor | The Seven-Ups

Jerry Leon was born on June 3, 1934 in New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Seven-Ups (1973) and Kojak (1973). He died on February 2, 1987 in Queens, New York City, New York.

24. Jeremy Blake

Art Department | Punch-Drunk Love

Jeremy Blake's short life was highlighted by great success, artistic achievement and an intense romance but, ultimately brought down by paranoia, despair, and ultimately suicide.

In October of 1971 in Fort Sill, Oklamhoma, a young married couple Anne and Jeffrey Blake had their first child, son ...

25. Harry Bugin

Actor | Barton Fink

Born in the Bronx, New York City, a son of the late Isidore & Sadie Bugin, he was a graduate of the New York Public School system and a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. He played a number of musical instruments including the base,guitar, tuba, and others. In 1957 ...

26. Tommy Ramone

Soundtrack | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Tommy Ramone was born on January 29, 1949 in Budapest, Hungary as Erdélyi Tamás. He died on July 11, 2014 in Ridgewood, Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

27. Joe Morrison

Actor | Love in Bloom

Joe Morrison was born on November 19, 1904 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Love in Bloom (1935), One Hour Late (1934) and Home on the Range (1935). He died in March 1972 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

28. Anne Sullivan

Self | Deliverance

Anne Sullivan was born on April 14, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts, USA as Johanna Mansfield Sullivan. She was married to John Macy. She died on October 20, 1936 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

29. Kitty Genovese

Self | Independent Lens

Kitty Genovese was the oldest of five children, a 28-year-old daughter of working-class Italian-American parents. Her father owned a coat and apron supply business. Kitty was an attractive, outgoing woman, and graduated from Brooklyn's Prospect Heights High School in 1954. She moved to Queens, ...

30. Clarence Williams

Soundtrack | JFK

Lost his sight after being hit by a cab in 1956.

31. Joseph Cornell

Director | The Children's Jury

Joseph Cornell was born on December 24, 1903 in Nyack, New York, USA. He was a director and writer, known for The Children's Jury (1938), The Midnight Party (1969) and Children's Party (1938). He died on December 29, 1972 in Queens, New York City, New York.

32. Cinque Attucks

Actor | The Black Godfather

Cinque Attucks was born on May 3, 1944 in the USA. He was an actor, known for The Black Godfather (1974), Adam-12 (1968) and Sanford and Son (1972). He died on July 7, 2014 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

33. Dan Healy

Actor | Glorifying the American Girl

Dan Healy was born on November 3, 1888 in Rochester, New York, USA as Daniel Joseph Healy. He was an actor, known for Glorifying the American Girl (1929), The Laughing Lady (1929) and The Unfair Sex (1931). He was married to Helen Kane. He died on September 1, 1969 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New ...

34. Ellen O'Mara

Actress | Up the Down Staircase

The late Ellen O' Mara was born and raised in Manhattan. In 1966 she won a contest to be the "Red Cross Girl", for a year. After a run of appearing on posters, and dressing in nurse's outfits she auditioned for parts in films, she won the part of her best-known role, Alice Blake, in Up the Down ...

35. Larry Smith

Actor | Psych

Larry Smith was born on June 11, 1951 in St. Albans, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Lawrence Michael Smith. He is known for his work on Psych (2006), Run-DMC: Together Forever - Greatest Hits 1983-2000 (2000) and The Intervention of Brad (2006). He died on December 18, 2014 in Flushing, ...

36. George W. Lederer

Director | Runaway Romany

George W. Lederer was born in March 1862 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as George Washington Lederer. He was a director and producer, known for Runaway Romany (1917), Sunday (1915) and The Fight (1915). He was married to Reine Davies and Jessie Lewis. He died on October 8, 1938 in Jackson ...

37. Stretch

Soundtrack | Above the Rim

Stretch was born as Randy Walker. He was an actor, known for Above the Rim (1994), Who's the Man? (1993) and Bullet (1996). He died on November 30, 1995 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

38. Harland Dixon

Dublin in Brass

Harland Dixon was born on November 4, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on Dublin in Brass (1935), Wash Your Step (1936) and Something to Sing About (1937). He was married to Charlotte MacMullen. He died on June 27, 1969 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, ...

39. Rose Murphy

Soundtrack | A Wave, a WAC and a Marine

Rose Murphy was born on April 28, 1913 in Xenia, Ohio, USA. She died on November 16, 1989 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

40. Don Marquis

Writer | The Cruise of the Jasper B

Writer Christopher Morley said of Marquis, "He is unquestionably the cleverest of our ephemeral philosophers".

41. Boyd Marshall

Actor | Hidden Valley

Boyd Marshall was born on 22 June, 1884, at Port Clinton, Ohio, the son of Thomas J. and Agnes Marshall. Both his parents were immigrates, his father being from Ireland and his mother from Quebec. After Boyd's father died in 1895, he was raised by his single mother on their farm in Carroll, Ohio.

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42. Richard Bender

Dial M for Murder

Richard Bender was born on October 4, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Dial M for Murder (1954), The Ten Commandments (1956) and The Sea Chase (1955). He died on April 6, 2007 in Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York City.

43. Dóra Fáy Kiss

Actress | Gül Baba

Dóra Fáy Kiss was born on July 13, 1912 in Budapest, Hungary. She was an actress, known for Gül Baba (1940), Egy csók és más semmi (1941) and Süt a nap (1939). She was married to Zoltán Várkonyi. She died in August 1983 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

44. Marion Barney

Actress | Heart of Gold

Marion Barney was born on December 15, 1883 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Heart of Gold (1919), His Father's Wife (1919) and Mandarin's Gold (1919). She was married to R. T. Richardson. She died in April 1968 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

45. Margaret Lambert

Self | Foul Play: The Margaret Lambert Story

Margaret Lambert was born on April 12, 1914 in Laupheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany as Margarethe Bergmann. She was married to Bruno Lambert. She died on July 24, 2017 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

46. Barbara Hillary

Self | C: A Celebration of Life

Barbara Hillary was born on June 12, 1931 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She died on November 23, 2019 in Queens, New York City.

48. Lili Liliana

Actress | Der Dibuk

Lili Liliana was born on October 23, 1913 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Lili Zielinska. She was an actress, known for The Dybbuk (1937), Kol Nidre (1939) and Sztabskapitan Gubaniew. Golgota Ziemi Chelmskiej (1930). She died on November 27, 1989 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

49. Raymond Kaalund

Actor | Temptation

Raymond Albert Kaalund was born on December 24 1913 in St Croix, Dutch West Indies. At the age of 7 his family came to New York City and at the age of 12 he began learning the art of tap dancing. His tap career began around 1928 at the age of 15 and lasted through the mid 70s on a tour that ...


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