Death Place Matching "Monterey, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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
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, ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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.
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.
29. William Yamadera
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,...
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.
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 ...
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...
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 ...