Death Place Matching "Bakersfield, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Silence of the Lambs
Lively character actor who usually plays bodybuilding military types and menacing bad guys. Charles Napier's roles have changed little since his debut in Russ Meyer's Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1970). Napier went on appearing in other Meyer movies, including the homicidal Harry Sledge in ...
Actress | Muscle Beach Party
Annette Joanne Funicello achieved teenage popularity starting in October 1955 after she debuted as a Mouseketeer. Born on October 22, 1942 in Utica, New York, the family had moved to California when she was still young. Walt Disney himself saw her performing the lead role in "Swan Lake" at her ...
Soundtrack | The Manson Family
Charles Manson is one of the most notorious convicted murderers in American history, though ironically, there is no evidence that he ever killed anyone himself. In 1971, Los Angeles prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi used his "Helter Skelter" theory to successfully convict Manson and several of his female...
Assistant Director | Beneath the Planet of the Apes
American stuntman who also played minor roles in scores of movies. Son of Allie W. and Jannie Hamm Roberson. Raised on cattle ranches in Shannon, Texas, and Roswell, New Mexico, he left school at 13 to become a cowhand and oilfield roughneck. He married and took his wife and daughter to California,...
5. Buck Owens
Soundtrack | Crazy Heart
Buck Owens is a true legend in country music. Along with fellow performers Merle Haggard and Wynn Stewart, Buck helped popularize the Bakersfield Sound, or honky-tonk infused with electric instrumentation and rock influences. Growing up in Arizona, Buck picked cotton and learned to play the ...
7. Randy Stuart
Actress | All About Eve
The daughter of husband-and-wife vaudevillians, Randy Stuart was born in southeastern Iola, Kansas and traveled throughout the South and Midwest with her itinerant parents before making her own stage debut with them at the ripe old age of three. The family eventually settled in California where ...
Actress | Camping del terrore
Cynthia Ann Thompson was a lovely, spunky and appealing blonde actress with long curly hair, a cute face, a shapely figure, and a wonderfully vivacious personality who alas only acted in a handful of enjoyable low-budget Grade B pictures in the 80s. She was born on June 24, 1959 in Santa Maria, ...
9. Jane Nigh
Actress | Blue Grass of Kentucky
Jane Nigh was born on February 25, 1925 in Hollywood, California, USA as Bonnie Lenora Nigh. She was an actress, known for Blue Grass of Kentucky (1950), Big Town (1950) and Whistle Stop (1946). She was married to Norman Davidson Jr., John E. Baker and Victor Cutler. She died on October 5, 1993 in ...
10. Gloria Saunders
Actress | Terry and the Pirates
Gloria Saunders was born on September 29, 1927 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA as Gloria Ella Saunders. She is known for her work on Terry and the Pirates (1952), Red Snow (1952) and Space Patrol (1950). She was married to Tommy Thompson. She died on June 4, 1980 in Bakersfield, California, USA.
13. Jimmy Rogers
Actor | Texas Masquerade
Jimmy Rogers was born on July 25, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as James Blake Rogers. He was an actor, known for Texas Masquerade (1944), False Colors (1943) and Mystery Man (1944). He was married to Judith Braun and Marguerite Astrea Kemmler. He died on April 28, 2000 in Bakersfield, ...
14. Carolina Cotton
Actress | Outlaws of the Rockies
Known by such nicknames as the Yodeling Blonde Bombshell, Westerns First Lady and the All-American Girl, Carolina Cotton came from humble beginnings and became a prolific entertainer in the Golden Era of Western Swing music and B movies, soundies, radio shows and early television. Her fun, lively "...
16. Alta Allen
Actress | The Set-Up
Alta Allen was born on November 5, 1904 in Oakland, California, USA as Alta Crowin. She was an actress, known for The Set-Up (1926), The Marriage Chance (1922) and Be My Wife (1921). She was married to Hampton Del Ruth. She died on November 20, 1976 in Bakersfield, Kern, California.
18. Charles Murphy
Actor | The Jungle Stockade
Charles Murphy was born on December 12, 1881 in Independence, Missouri, USA as Charles Bernard Murphy. He is known for his work on The Jungle Stockade (1915), The Great Circus Mystery (1925) and Spell of the Circus (1931). He was married to Lillian L. Myrick. He died on June 11, 1942 in Bakersfield...
22. June Weaver
Actress | Arkansas Judge
The distaff member of the popular musical comedy hillbilly trio "The Weaver Brothers and Elviry" of town halls, vaudeville, Broadway and film, sharp-featured June Weaver was born June Petrie in Chicago in 1891. Raised in Springfield, Missouri, she took to the stage fairly young.
Divorced with two ...
25. Ida Coffin
Actress | Am I Guilty?
IdaBelle Coffin was only in show business a short time, but the few films she was in, she appeared with legends and stole every scene she was in. She appeared in films with football legend Kenny Washington, first African American to play national football, comedian Mantan Moreland, Apollo emcee ...
31. Nikki Siljak
Nikki Siljak was born on August 21, 1977 in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. She died on August 16, 2000 in Bakersfield, California, USA.