Death Place Matching "Monterey, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. John Denver

Soundtrack | Armageddon

His birth occurred on Friday, December 31st, 1943, as the son of an Air Force officer, Denver was constantly moved from state to state and country to country. It was in Tucson, Arizona, that his grandmother gave him his first acoustic guitar, a gift that would prove an icebreaker when meeting other...

2. Helen Martin

Actress | Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Helen Martin was born on July 23, 1909 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Helen Dorothy Martin. She was an actress and writer, known for Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996), Death Wish (1974) and Repo Man (1984). She died on March 25, 2000 in Monterey, ...

3. Lamont Johnson

Director | Wallenberg: A Hero's Story

Lamont Johnson was born on September 30, 1922 in Stockton, California, USA as Ernest Lamont Johnson Jr. He was a director and actor, known for Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985), Lincoln (1988) and That Certain Summer (1972). He was married to Tony Johnson. He died on October 24, 2010 in Monterey, ...

4. Kristine Miller

Actress | Too Late for Tears

Kristine Miller was born Jacqueline Olivia Eskesen, the daughter of Johannes Eskesen, vice-president of Standard Oil of Argentina, headquartered in Buenos Aires, where Miller was born. Miller's mother, Myrtle Bennett Witham, was an Orpheum Circuit singer from Fresno, California. After a decade in ...

5. Robert Surtees

Cinematographer | Ben-Hur

Robert L. Surtees began his working life as a portrait photographer and retoucher, before becoming camera assistant at Universal in 1927. He spent a lengthy apprenticeship (15 years) working under such experienced cinematographers as Hal Mohr, Joseph Ruttenberg and Gregg Toland. Between 1929 and ...

6. Patricia Tiernan

Actress | Zero Hour!

Patricia Tiernan was born on December 31, 1930 in Long Beach, California, USA as Patricia Joyce Tiernan. She was an actress, known for Zero Hour! (1957), Apache War Smoke (1952) and The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957). She was married to Stephen George Shapiro and Wally Cox. She died on October 7, ...

7. Robert Getchell

Writer | Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Not to be confused with the classical singer of the same name, screen-writer Robert Getchell was born in 1936 in Kansas City, Missouri and studied English at the University of Missouri in Columbia, graduating in 1965. After working as a free-lance writer and reviewer,he penned his first screen-play...

8. Don Hanmer

Actor | Papillon

Don Hanmer was born on October 17, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Papillon (1973), Homer and Eddie (1989) and Kung Fu (1972). He was married to Susan Huntington and Jocelyn Brando. He died on May 24, 2003 in Monterey, California, USA.

9. John Breckinridge

Actor | Plan 9 from Outer Space

John Breckinridge was born August 6, 1903 into a wealthy family and descended from former U.S. Vice President John C. Breckinridge. He got the role of the Ruler in Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) because he was a house guest of Paul Marco at the time the film was shooting, as was David De Mering, ...

10. Phil Hill

Actor | Grand Prix

One of America's greatest racing drivers of all time, Hill, a native of Southern California, was the first American to win the Formula 1 World Championship, in 1961. Hill started his racing career in the 1950s, winning the 1955 Sports Car Club of America Championship, then moving to Europe and ...

11. George Walsh


George Walsh was the voice of 'Gunsmoke' from 1952 through 1962 on CBS Radio, starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon. Then on the long running CBS television program starring James Arness, which began each show with Walsh's, "Around Dodge City and in the territory out West, there's just ...

12. Alan Shepard

Self | Disneyland

Alan Shepard was a member of the seven man Mercury astronaut program, and was the first American, and the second man in space. He was also a member of the Apollo program and landed on the moon.

13. Scott Peters

Actor | The Madmen of Mandoras

Scott Peters was born on July 12, 1930 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada as Peter Sikorski. He was an actor, known for The Madmen of Mandoras (1963), The Girl Hunters (1963) and They Saved Hitler's Brain (1968). He was married to Susan. He died on January 15, 1994 in Monterey Park, California, USA.

14. Jenna McMahon

Writer | The Carol Burnett Show

Jenna McMahon was born on May 24, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Mary Virginia Skinner. She was a writer and producer, known for The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Soap (1977) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She was married to James Holden. She died on March 2, 2015 in Monterey, California, USA.

15. Marcia Davenport

Writer | The Valley of Decision

Ms. Davenport was a New York writer, biographer, and novelist whose books inspired movies starring some of Hollywood's top names. In addition to writing the works, "Valley of Decision" and "East Side, West Side", which inspired movies of the same name, she was also author of "Mozart", a biography of...

16. Mary Loos

Writer | Yancy Derringer

Mary Loos was born on May 6, 1910 in San Diego, California, USA as Mary Anita Loos. She was a writer and producer, known for Yancy Derringer (1958), A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) and Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955). She was married to Carl Von Saltza and Richard Sale. She died on October 11, 2004 in...

17. Gary Kildall

Self | Computer Chronicles

Gary Kildall was born on May 19, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He was married to Dorothy McEwen. He died on July 11, 1994 in Monterey, California, USA.

18. R. Wright Campbell

Writer | Man of a Thousand Faces

R. Wright Campbell was born on June 9, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Robert Wright Campbell. He was a writer and actor, known for Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), Gun for a Coward (1956) and Teenage Cave Man (1958). He died on September 21, 2000 in Monterey, California, USA.

19. Leo Willis

Actor | A Hero of the Big Snows

Leo Willis was born on January 5, 1890 in Wapanucka, Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor, known for A Hero of the Big Snows (1926), The Bull's Eye (1917) and The Timber Queen (1922). He died on April 10, 1952 in Monterey County, California, USA.

20. Art Riley

Animation Department | Mary Poppins

Worked for almost 30 years for Walt Disney, creating background watercolours for some of the most successful animated films made by that studio. Member of the California Water Color Society and the American Water Color Society.

21. George Stoll

Music Department | Anchors Aweigh

George Stoll was born on May 7, 1902 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as George Martin Stoll. He is known for his work on Anchors Aweigh (1945), The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Meet Me in St. Louis (1944). He died on January 18, 1985 in Monterey, California, USA.

22. Harry Ray

Make Up Department | Witness for the Prosecution

Harry Ray was born on September 22, 1909 in West Virginia, USA. He is known for his work on Witness for the Prosecution (1957), Anatomy of a Murder (1959) and The Apartment (1960). He died on December 25, 1974 in Monterey, California, USA.

23. Ron Dias

Animation Department | The Secret of NIMH

Ron Dias was born on February 15, 1937 in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, USA as Ronald Lionel Dias. He is known for his work on The Secret of NIMH (1982), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Space Ghost (1966). He died on July 30, 2013 in Monterey, California, USA.

24. Dorothy DeHaven

Actress | Three Little Pirates

Dorothy DeHaven was born on October 27, 1909 in Rhode Island, USA. She was an actress, known for Three Little Pirates (1946). She died on October 1, 1996 in Monterey, California, USA.

26. Kay Riehl

Actress | The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Kay Riehl was born on May 13, 1899 in Scotland as Kathryn Robert Robertson. She was an actress, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), The Red Menace (1949) and The Fugitive (1963). She died on January 8, 1988 in Monterey, California, USA.

27. Douglas Green

Producer | Magnum, P.I.

His family said his ashes were scattered off Oahu, Hawaii after his death in April 2000. Married to Marilyn and has one son - Douglas Green Jr. He was a member of the Directors Guild of America and Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity.

28. Harry Leon Wilson

Writer | Bunker Bean

Children (per 1927 NY Times article): Harry Leon Wilson Jr., 13, and Charis Wilson, 12.

29. William Yamadera

Actor | Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

William Yamadera was born on July 15, 1917 in Oakland, California, USA as William Takeshi Yamadera. He was an actor, known for Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985), Bachelor Party (1984) and Under the Rainbow (1981). He was married to Ruth Jingu. He died on July 9, 2010 in Monterey Park,...

30. Sam Karas

Actor | Unforgiven

Sam Karas was born on February 7, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Unforgiven (1992). He was married to Edie. He died on February 26, 2003 in Monterey, California, USA.

31. Ray Molyneaux

Set Decorator | Rocky

32. Frank Hammond

Actor | Personality

Frank Hammond was born on November 11, 1872 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Personality (1930) and The Circle of Fate (1913). He died on November 14, 1941 in Monterey, California, USA.

33. Julie Conway

Actress | Swing Fever

Julie Conway was born on August 20, 1919 in Granite City, Illinois, USA as Julie Pitchford. She was an actress, known for Swing Fever (1943), Stage Door Canteen (1943) and Around the World (1943). She died on January 12, 1988 in Monterey, California, USA.

34. Phyllis Wright

Actress | Jingle All the Way

Phyllis Wright was born on March 15, 1931. She was an actress, known for Jingle All the Way (1996), Him (1984) and Bound and Gagged: A Love Story (1993). She died on May 9, 2006 in Monterey, California, USA.

35. Marion Clayton Anderson

Actress | The Barretts of Wimpole Street

Marion Clayton Anderson was born on February 9, 1907 in Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada. She was an actress and director, known for The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and The Crowning Experience (1960). She died on August 31, 1994 in Monterey, California, USA.

36. Rae Kidd

Actress | Unashamed: A Romance

Rae Kidd was born on June 15, 1917 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Rae Kathleen Kidd. She was an actress, known for Unashamed: A Romance (1938). She was married to Rosslynn John Cowen Jr. She died on April 2, 1962 in Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA.

37. Loren L. Ryder

Sound Department | Your Jeweler's Showcase

Founded Ryder Sound Services in 1948.

38. Lucius H. Chappell

Operation Petticoat

A graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis (Class of 1927), he retired from the United States Navy with the rank of Rear Admiral. He was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions as commander of the submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191) in February of 1942. He received a gold star for his ...

39. Brock Chester

Actor | Bracken's World

Brock Chester was born in Wichita, Kansas, on March 10, 1947, and moved to Pacific Palisades, California, when he was four. He graduated from Palisades High School in 1965, having played both baseball (won the captain's trophy) and football (named All-Western League End and won the most-improved ...

40. Ruth Marion

Actress | Servants' Entrance

Ruth Marion was born on July 7, 1901 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Servants' Entrance (1934), The Old Fashioned Way (1934) and My Three Sons (1960). She died on January 20, 1984 in Monterey County, California, USA.

41. Margaret Buell Wilder

Writer | A Stolen Life

Her book "Since You Went Away" was based on her newspaper column "Letters to a Soldier from His Wife" for the Dayton (OH) Journal Herald. Like the heroine of "Since You Went Away", Wilder was raising two teenage daughters and taking in boarders to make ends meet while her husband, Donald, was ...

42. Mary Somerville

Actress | Hong Kong

Mary Somerville was born on November 4, 1883 in Reading, England. She was an actress, known for Hong Kong (1952), Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) and The Thin Man (1957). She was married to Sidney Lawford, Ernest Vaughn Aylen and Henry Ashley Cooper. She died on January 23, 1972 in Monterey Park...

43. Daniel James

Writer | Gorgo

He grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, graduated from Andover Academy and was the only member of the Yale Class of 1933 to major in classical Greek.

47. Raymond A. Spruance

Victory at Sea

Raymond A. Spruance was born on July 3, 1886 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Raymond Ames Spruance. He is known for his work on Victory at Sea (1952). He died on December 13, 1969 in Monterey, California, USA.

48. Rock Scully

Producer | Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead

Rock Scully was born on August 1, 1941 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Rock Robert Scully. He was a producer, known for Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead (1981), Gimme Shelter (1970) and Sunshine Daydream (2013). He was married to Carolyne Anne Christie and Nikki Scully. He died on December 16, 2014 in ...

49. Stan Worth

Self | The Danny Kaye Show

Stan Worth was born on January 4, 1918 in Somerset, England as Stanley J.Worth. He was an actor, known for The Danny Kaye Show (1963), The Ray Anthony Show (1963) and ABC's Nightlife (1964). He died on March 15, 1991 in Monterey, California, USA.

50. Irén Biller

Actress | Lila akác

Irén Biller was born on January 27, 1897 in Budapest, Hungary. She was an actress, known for Lila akác (1934), The Man Who Dared (1933) and Biller Irén mulat (1929). She was married to Ödön Faragó. She died on June 8, 1989 in Monterey County, California, USA.

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