Death Place Matching "Toronto, Ontario, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. George A. Romero

Writer | Land of the Dead

George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; by all indications, though, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 ,in New York City to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba, and...

2. John Colicos

Actor | The Changeling

John Colicos was born on December 10, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Changeling (1980), Battlestar Galactica (1978) and Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). He was married to Mona McHenry. He died on March 6, 2000 in Toronto.

3. Alberta Watson

Actress | Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Alberta Watson, well known to television audiences for her Gemini award-nominated role as Madeline on La Femme Nikita (1997), enjoys a long and diverse career in television and film.

A native of Toronto, Watson began performing with a local theater group as a teenager. She received a Genie ...

4. John Neville

Actor | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

When he was in his early sixties, Terry Gilliam cast him in the title role of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). Although the film was a financial failure, his starring role in this major production, as well as his fine performance, led to an explosion in his career. He has since had ...

5. Maury Chaykin

Actor | My Cousin Vinny

The award-winning Canadian-American character actor Maury Chaykin was born on July 27, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Professor Irving J. Chaykin and his wife Clarice. Irving Chaykin, an American citizen, taught accountancy at the City College of New York. The former Clarice Bloomfield, his...

6. Jeff Healey

Soundtrack | Road House

Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey (March 25, 1966 - March 2, 2008) was a Canadian blues and rock singer and guitarist who obtained large notoriety in America also. He lost his sight as a child due to a rare form of eye cancer. That never seemed to effect his music career as Jeff scored a top 5 hit on ...

7. Wayne Robson

Actor | Cube

Wayne Robson was born on April 29, 1946 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Cube (1997), Wrong Turn (2003) and The Red Green Show (1991). He was married to Lynn Woodman. He died on April 4, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

8. Jan Rubes

Actor | Witness

Jan Rubes was born in Volyne, Czechoslovakia, to Ruzena (Kellnerov√°) and Jan Rubes. After graduating in 1945 from the Conservatory of Music in Prague, he went on to join the Prague Opera House as their youngest basso singer. He also performed at the Pilsen Opera House in leading roles in his early ...

9. Shirley Douglas

Actress | Dead Ringers

Shirley Douglas was born on April 2, 1934 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada as Shirley Jean Douglas. She is known for her work on Dead Ringers (1988), Wind at My Back (1996) and Lolita (1962). She was married to Donald Sutherland and Timothy Emil Sicks. She died on April 5, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario,...

10. Don Francks

Actor | My Bloody Valentine

A man who has many irons in the entertainment fire, hirsutely handsome Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician Don Francks (also known as "Iron Buffalo") was born Donald Harvey Francks on February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia. One can, with confidence, add drummer, poet, motorcyclist...

11. Warren Appleby

Special Effects | How It Ends

Warren Appleby was born on September 13, 1974. He is known for his work on How It Ends (2018), The Shape of Water (2017) and Repo Men (2010). He was married to Jennifer Appleby. He died on July 18, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

12. Keith Knight

Actor | My Bloody Valentine

Keith Knight was born on January 20, 1956 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor and producer, known for My Bloody Valentine (1981), Meatballs (1979) and The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (1987). He was married to Jennifer McCullough. He died on August 22, 2007 in Toronto, ...

13. Maria Rohm

Actress | Marquis de Sade: Justine

Maria Rohm was one of the rare gems in the movie business - acting, and in particular theatre and movies was truly her life's work. She started acting on-stage at the famous Vienna Burgtheatre as a child actor from ages 4 through 13. Having performed in such classics as William Shakespeare's "...

14. Harvey Atkin

Actor | Meatballs

Harvey Atkin was born on December 18, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Elliot Harvey Atkin. He was an actor, known for Meatballs (1979), Speed Zone (1989) and Barney's Version (2010). He was married to Celia Tessler. He died on July 17, 2017 in Toronto.

15. Danny Wells

Actor | Magnolia

Danny Wells was born on April 7, 1941 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Jack Westelman. He was an actor and composer, known for Magnolia (1999), The Last Kiss (2006) and Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (2005). He died on November 28, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

16. Paul Soles

Actor | The Score

Paul Soles was born on August 11, 1930 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Paul Robert Soles. He was an actor and writer, known for The Score (2001), The Incredible Hulk (2008) and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964). He was married to Jean Allan . He died on May 26, 2021 in Toronto.

17. Aron Tager

Actor | X-Men

Aaron Tager was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1934, where he went to school and became an artist and sculptor. He moved to Canada, where he appeared in various Canadian theatre productions. For a quarter century he took a hiatus from acting in favor of art, sculpting and poetry. In 1991, he and his...

18. Denis Akiyama

Actor | Pixels

Denis Akiyama was born on May 28, 1952 in Toronto, Canada as Denis Van Akiyama. He was an actor, known for Pixels (2015), Johnny Mnemonic (1995) and Repo Men (2010). He was married to Danielle O'Connor Akiyama. He died on June 28, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

19. David Hemblen

Actor | Rollerball

David Hemblen was a British actor. Born in London, England in 1941, Hemblen grew up in Toronto where he studied theatre. He received an M.A. in English and worked in many theatre productions; active in the television, film and theater, he had taken part in several Canadian television series during ...

20. Al Waxman

Actor | Cagney & Lacey

Al Waxman was born on March 2, 1935 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Albert Samuel Waxman. He was an actor and director, known for Cagney & Lacey (1981), Heavy Metal (1981) and The Hurricane (1999). He was married to Sara. He died on January 18, 2001 in Toronto.

21. Tony Rosato

Actor | Night Heat

Tony Rosato was born on December 26, 1954 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Antonio Rosato. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Heat (1985), Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) and Seeds of Doubt (1998). He was married to Leah Murray. He died on January 10, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

22. Joseph Scoren

Actor | Naked Lunch

Joseph Scoren was born on June 6, 1964 in Toronto, Canada. He was an actor, known for Naked Lunch (1991), Cypher (2002) and Chicago (2002). He was married to Kim Wall. He died on August 9, 2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

23. Diane Polley

Casting Director | Philip Marlowe, Private Eye

Diane Polley was born on August 31, 1936 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Diane Elizabeth MacMillan. She was an actress and casting director, known for Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983), Encounter (1952) and Tomorrow's a Killer (1987). She was married to Michael Polley and George Deans-Buchan. She ...

24. Sean Sullivan

Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Sean Sullivan was born on December 26, 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Dead Zone (1983) and Here Will I Nest (1942). He died on June 3, 1985 in Toronto.

25. Richard McMillan

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Richard McMillan was born on March 20, 1951 in Beaverton, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Fountain (2006) and Cube Zero (2004). He was married to Anne Louise Bannon. He died on February 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.

26. Michael Polley

Actor | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Michael Polley is the Anglo-Canadian actor best known for his connection to the actress-director Sarah Polley, the offspring of his late wife, Diane Polley. Michael Polley was born in England in 1933 and studied acting during the 1950s; one of his classmates was Albert Finney, who compared the ...

27. Laszlo George

Cinematographer | Lies Like Truth

Laszlo George was born on May 30, 1931 in Budapest, Hungary as Laszlo Gyuriko George. He is known for his work on Lies Like Truth (2004), Running (1979) and Something Is Out There (1988). He was married to Ildiko Josa. He died on June 7, 2021 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

28. Donald Harron

Actor | The Time Tunnel

Donald Harron was born on September 19, 1924 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Donald Hugh Harron. He was an actor and writer, known for The Time Tunnel (1966), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) and Festival (1960). He was married to Claudette Gareau, Catherine McKinnon, Virginia Leith and Gloria Fisher....

29. Joyce Gordon

Actress | Billy Madison

Joyce Gordon was born on August 28, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Joyce Korenberg. She was an actress, known for Billy Madison (1995), Police Academy (1984) and Hey Cinderella! (1969). She died on August 13, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

30. Paul Haddad

Actor | Biohazard 2

As well as voice work, Haddad did quite a lot of live stage work. He spent two years at The Stratford Fesitval in Stratford, Ontario.

Born in Birmingham, England on May 20 1963, he later attended McGill University and graduated from The National Theatre School Of Canada in 1988. He resided in ...

31. Tracy Wright

Actress | Trigger

Tracy Wright was born on December 7, 1959 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Tracy Lauren Wright. She was an actress, known for Trigger (2010), Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) and Blindness (2008). She was married to Don McKellar. She died on June 22, 2010 in Toronto.

32. Ronald Radd

Actor | The Sea Gull

Ronald Radd was born on January 22, 1929 in Ryhope, Sunderland, County Durham, England. He was an actor, known for The Sea Gull (1968), The Saint (1962) and The Double Man (1967). He was married to Dorothy May Goodman. He died on April 23, 1976 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

33. Doug Lennox

Actor | X-Men

Doug Lennox was born on January 21, 1938 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada as Douglas Joseph Lennox. He is known for his work on X-Men (2000), Lars and the Real Girl (2007) and Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002). He died on November 28, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.

34. Peter Dvorsky

Actor | Videodrome

Peter Dvorsky was born on August 27, 1948. He was an actor, known for Videodrome (1983), The Dead Zone (1983) and Casual Sex? (1988). He died on March 2, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

35. Jerry Fielding

Composer | The Wild Bunch

A three-time Oscar nominee, Jerry Fielding was among the boldest and most experimental of all Hollywood film composers. His music typically utilized advanced compositional procedures, producing dense, often richly dissonant orchestral textures, sometimes flavored with jazz. Fielding's film music ...

36. Linda Griffiths

Actress | Lianna

Linda Griffiths was born on October 7, 1956 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Linda Pauline Griffiths. She was an actress and writer, known for Lianna (1983), The Marriage Bed (1986) and American Playhouse (1980). She died on September 21, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

37. Gord Downie

Soundtrack | Jumper

Gord Downie was born on February 6, 1964 in Amherstview, Ontario, Canada as Gordon Edgar Downie. He was married to Laura Leigh Usher. He died on October 17, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.

38. David Abraham

Actor | Yakeen

David Abraham, usually credited as simply David, was a popular character actor of Jewish and Indian descent. He starred in over one-hundred films, and often portrayed a friendly and helpful uncle-like character. He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in Boot Polish (1954). ...

39. Kirsten Bishop

Actress | Frequency

Kirsten Bishop was born on September 6, 1963 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Kirsten Johanne Alice Bishopric. She is known for her work on Frequency (2000), The Little Mermaid (1975) and Warehouse 13 (2009). She was married to Douglas Roberts. She died on April 15, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

40. Sydney Newman

Writer | The Avengers

Sydney Newman was born on April 1, 1917 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Sydney Cecil Newman. He was a writer and producer, known for The Avengers (1998), The Avengers (1961) and Doctor Who. He was married to Elizabeth McRae. He died on October 30, 1997 in Toronto.

41. Susan Douglas Rubes

Actress | Five

As an actress, Susan Rubes has enjoyed a Broadway career where she won the Donaldson Award for best supporting actress in 1946. Breaking into American TV she played the character "Kathy" for 10 years on the daytime drama, Guiding Light (1952). Moving to Canada with her actor husband, Jan Rubes, she...

42. Billy Van

Actor | The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

Billy Van was born in Toronto, Canada in 1934. He was a manic comic actor who starred in CBC-TV's Nightcap in the 1960s and the Hilarious House of Frightenstein in the '70s. The Hilarious House of Frightenstein starred Vincent Price, with Van as host and a variety of characters, including The Count...

43. Derek Vanlint

Cinematographer | Alien

Derek Vanlint was born on November 7, 1932 in London, England as Derek James Vanlint. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Alien (1979), The Spreading Ground (2000) and X-Men (2000). He died on February 23, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

44. Sean Hewitt

Actor | Battlefield Earth

Sean Hewitt was born on October 4, 1935 in Matheson, Ontario, Canada as Sean Kenneth Hewitt. He was an actor and producer, known for Battlefield Earth (2000), Read All About It! (1979) and Crimson Peak (2015). He was married to Claire Hewitt. He died on June 6, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario.

45. Denis Simpson

Actor | The Vindicator

Denis Simpson was born on November 4, 1950 in Jamaica. He was an actor, known for The Vindicator (1986), Flying (1986) and Final Days of Planet Earth (2006). He died on October 22, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

46. David Gardner

Actor | Detroit Rock City

David Gardner was born on May 4, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as David Emmett Gardner. He was an actor and producer, known for Detroit Rock City (1999), RoboCop (1994) and Traders (1996). He was married to Dorothy Gardner. He died on February 8, 2020 in Toronto.

47. Carolyn Cronenberg

Editorial Department | The Brood

Carolyn Cronenberg was born on August 22, 1950 as Carolyn Marcia Zeifman. She was a cinematographer and producer, known for The Brood (1979), A Dangerous Method (2011) and Rabid (1977). She was married to David Cronenberg. She died on June 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

48. Sandi Ross

Actress | The Rocker

Sandi Ross was born in 1949 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She was an actress, known for The Rocker (2008), Adventures in Babysitting (1987) and Cube Zero (2004). She died on August 31, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

49. David Flaherty

Writer | SCTV Channel

David Flaherty was born on August 25, 1948 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for SCTV Channel (1983), Maniac Mansion (1990) and The 1989 Gemini Awards (1989). He was married to Jayne Eastwood. He died on July 8, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

50. Marc Strange

Actor | Tommy Boy

Marc Strange was born on July 24, 1941 in Vankleek Hill, Ontario, Canada. He was a writer and actor, known for Tommy Boy (1995), The Beachcombers (1972) and Shadow on the Land (1968). He was married to Susan Strange. He died on May 19, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario.

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