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

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1. James Garner

Actor | The Notebook

Amiable and handsome James Garner had obtained success in both films and television, often playing variations of the charming anti-hero/con-man persona he first developed in Maverick, the offbeat western TV series that shot him to stardom in the late 1950s.

James Garner was born James Scott ...

2. Bea Arthur

Actress | The Golden Girls

Actress-comedienne Bea Arthur was born on May 13, 1922 in New York City to a Jewish family. She grew up in Maryland, where her parents ran a dress shop. At 12 years old, she was the tallest girl in her school at 5'9". She earned the title "wittiest" girl in her school, and Bea's dream was to be in ...

3. Harry Morgan

Actor | M*A*S*H

Harry Morgan was a prolific character actor who starred in over 100 films and was a stage performer. Known to a younger generation of fans as "Col. Sherman T. Potter" on M*A*S*H (1972). Also known for his commanding personality throughout his career, he tackled movies and television in a way no ...

4. Phyllis Diller

Actress | A Bug's Life

The indefatigable nonagenarian finally put out an autobiography in 2005 and entitled it "Like a Lampshade in a Whorehouse", which pretty much says it all when recalling the misfit life and career of the fabulous, one-of-a-kind Phyllis Diller. It may inspire all those bored, discouraged and/or ...

5. June Haver

Actress | Love Nest

June Haver was born on June 10, 1926, in Rock Island, Illinois, with the birth name of June Stovenour. Her parents divorced at an early age and she was adopted by Bert Haver, her stepfather. Her mother and new father moved to Cincinnati, where she appeared on the stage for the first time at the age...

6. Karl Malden

Actor | On the Waterfront

Born to a Czech mother and a Serbian father in Chicago as Mladen Sekulovich, on March 22, 1912, Karl Malden did not speak English until he was in kindergarten. After graduating from high school in the nearby steel town of Gary, Indiana, Malden worked in the industry for three years until 1934, when...

7. Lee Philips

Actor | Peyton Place

Lee Philips was born on January 10, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Peyton Place (1957), The American Girls (1978) and The Hunters (1958). He was married to Barbara Schrader and Jean Allison. He died on March 3, 1999 in Brentwood, California, USA.

8. Gail Russell

Actress | The Uninvited

Gail Russell was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 21, 1924. She remained in the Windy City, going to school until her parents moved to California when she was 14. She was an above-average student in school and upon graduation from Santa Monica High School was signed by Paramount Studios.


9. Allan Melvin

Actor | Flash Gordon

Allan Melvin was born on February 18, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Allan John Melvin. He was an actor, known for Flash Gordon (1979), The Phil Silvers Show (1955) and The Adventures of Gulliver (1968). He was married to Amalia Faustina Sestero. He died on January 17, 2008 in Brentwood, Los...

10. Joe E. Brown

Actor | Some Like It Hot

Joe E. Brown happily claimed that he was the only youngster in show business who ran way from home to join the circus with the blessings of his parents. In 1902, the ten-year-old Brown joined a circus tumbling act called the Five Marvellous Ashtons, which toured various circuses and vaudeville ...

11. Anthony Caruso

Actor | Star Trek

Anthony Caruso was born on April 7, 1916 in Frankfort, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Star Trek (1966), The Time Tunnel (1966) and Get Smart (1965). He was married to Tonia Valente. He died on April 4, 2003 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

12. Harry Carey

Actor | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Born in New York City to a Judge of Special Sessions who was also president of a sewing machine company. Grew up on City Island, New York. Attended Hamilton Military Academy and turned down an appointment to West Point to attend New York Law School, where his law school classmates included future ...

13. Peter Shaw

Actor | The Exile

Peter Shaw was born on June 24, 1918 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Peter Shaw Pullen. He is known for his work on The Exile (1947) and Sons of the Sea (1939). He was married to Angela Lansbury and Mercia Lydia Squires. He died on January 29, 2003 in Brentwood, California, USA.

14. Neva Patterson

Actress | David and Lisa

Lean-framed, arch and edgy, somewhat hard-looking, dark-haired Neva Patterson, known by face perhaps as opposed to name, was a familiar presence in heavily-styled drama of the 1950s and 1960s radio, stage, film and TV. Christened Neva Louise Patterson in 1920 (some sources incorrectly state 1922) ...

15. Malachi Throne

Actor | Catch Me If You Can

Malachi Throne, the character actor who became one of the more ubiquitous faces on television from the "Golden Age" of the 1950s through the 21st Century, was born in New York City on December 1, 1928, the son of Samuel and Rebecca Throne, who had immigrated to America from the Austro-Hungarian ...

16. Billy Halop

Actor | Angels with Dirty Faces

Billy Halop's show business career started on radio in the 1920s and carried over to stage work on Broadway. There, in 1937, he and other teenage cast members of the stage hit "Dead End" were brought to Hollywood by Samuel Goldwyn for the film version of the play, which was a tremendous hit. Halop ...

17. Robert Sterling

Actor | Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Born William Sterling Hart in 1917, the Pennsylvania-born actor was the son of a professional ballplayer. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, then worked as a clothing salesman before deciding to give acting a try. He certainly had the requisite dreamboat looks as Columbia signed this ...

18. Nicole Brown Simpson

Self | Absolutely 100% Guilty

Nicole Brown Simpson was born on May 19, 1959 in Frankfurt, Germany as Nicole Brown Baur. She was an actress, known for Absolutely 100% Guilty (1999). She was married to O.J. Simpson. She died on June 12, 1994 in Brentwood, California, USA.

19. W.S. Van Dyke

Director | Marie Antoinette

For the better part of his career, Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke lived up to his sobriquet "One-Take Woody" by steadfastly adhering to his credo of shooting each scene as quickly and efficiently as possible. Over his 25-year career, he economically directed over 90 diverse entertainments, which not ...

20. Dan Curtis

Producer | Burnt Offerings

Dan Curtis was born on August 12, 1927 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA as Daniel Mayer Cherkoss. He was a producer and writer, known for Burnt Offerings (1976), Dark Shadows (1966) and War and Remembrance (1988). He was married to Norma Mae Klein. He died on March 27, 2006 in Brentwood, California,...

21. Lee Bowman

Actor | The Walls Came Tumbling Down

Lee Bowman made his reputation as a suave, polished leading man opposite glamorous stars like Rita Hayworth and Jean Arthur in the 1940s. The columnist Jack Sher, later a noted writer and director,,referred to him in 1944 as 'a very hot commodity' in Hollywood. A graduate from the University of ...

22. Carl Esmond

Actor | Agent for H.A.R.M.

Born Willy Eichberger in Vienna, Austria, he changed his name to the ethnically nondescript Carl Esmond and went on to become a well-regarded actor both here and in Europe, a career that sustained itself for nearly 50 years. He initially studied drama in Vienna at the State Academy of Dramatic Arts...

23. Charles S. Dubin

Director | Kojak

Charles S. Dubin was born on February 1, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Charles Samuel Dubronevski. He was a director and actor, known for Kojak (1973), Square One Television (1987) and M*A*S*H (1972). He was married to Mary Lou Chayes and Daphne Elliott. He died on September 5, ...

24. Patricia Hardy

Actress | Mike Hammer

Patricia Hardy was born on December 23, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Mike Hammer (1958), Yancy Derringer (1958) and State Trooper (1956). She was married to Richard Egan. She died on August 20, 2011 in Brentwood, California, USA.

25. George Ives

Actor | Intolerable Cruelty

George Ives was born on January 19, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Intolerable Cruelty (2003), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) and Mister Roberts (1965). He was married to Faith Flagg. He died on February 22, 2013 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Lorenzo Semple Jr.

Writer | Three Days of the Condor

Lorenzo Semple Jr. was born on March 27, 1923 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA as Lorenzo Elliott Semple III. He is known for his work on Three Days of the Condor (1975), Flash Gordon (1980) and Pretty Poison (1968). He was married to Joyce Miller. He died on March 28, 2014 in Brentwood, California, ...

27. Laverne Andrews

Actress | Buck Privates

Ms. Andrews and her sisters, Patty and Maxene, were one of the most successful women's singing groups, with 19 gold records and sales of nearly 100 million copies. The sisters began performing in the early 1930s when the Depression wiped out their father's business. In 1937, the sisters scored ...

28. Lucile Gleason

Actress | The Clock

Lucile Gleason was born on February 6, 1888 in Pasadena, California, USA as Lucile Webster. She is known for her work on The Clock (1945), I Like It That Way (1934) and The Higgins Family (1938). She was married to James Gleason. She died on May 18, 1947 in Brentwood, California.

29. Miles Goodman

Composer | Little Shop of Horrors

Goodman attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. (There is now a scholarship there bearing his name.) At Antioch, he was an English major. Goodman studied Shakespeare in London and originally desired to be a director. He studied with private music teachers including Albert Harris and ...

30. George Eckstein

Producer | The Fugitive

He co-wrote the classic final episode of The Fugitive (1963), and produced the TV movie Duel (1971), which he hired 24-year-old Steven Spielberg to direct, helping launch his career.

31. Paul Beaulieu

Actor | Treme

Paul Beaulieu was born on June 18, 1925 as Joseph Paul Beaulieu Jr. He was an actor, known for Treme (2010), Biography (1987) and Elvis by the Presleys (2005). He was married to Ann Beaulieu. He died on January 4, 2018 in Brentwood, California, USA.

32. Julia Cukier Siegler

Daughter of Scott M. Siegler and Jody Cukier.

33. Dorothy Coonan Wellman

Actress | Wild Boys of the Road

Dorothy Coonan Wellman was born on November 25, 1913 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Dorothy Rae Coonan. She was an actress, known for Wild Boys of the Road (1933), Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995) and This Is Your Life (1952). She was married to William A. Wellman. She died on September 16, ...

34. Sam Denoff

Actor | The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

Composer ("Bupkis"), author and actor, educated at Adelphi College, and later on the staff at WNEW in New York. He was a television script writer and also wrote much special material for night clubs and a number of singing commercials. Joining ASCAP in 1956, his chief musical collaborators include ...

35. Natalie Draper

Actress | Forever Amber

Natalie Draper was born on April 30, 1919 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Forever Amber (1947) and Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 8 (1937). She was married to Henry MacCartney Moffat, Ivan Goff, Merrill Pye and Tom Brown. She died on January 13, ...

36. Nat Hiken

Writer | The Phil Silvers Show

An author, producer and songwriter. His chief musical collaborators were George Bassman, Gordon Jenkins, and Dick Stutz. He composed "Close To Me"; "Irving"; and "Fugitive From Fifth Avenue".

37. Martha Tilton

Actress | Swing Hostess

She became a notable vocalist of the Big Band Era and known around the circuit as the "Liltin' Miss Martha Tilton." Born on November 14, 1915, this trim, Texas-born blonde was the fortunate product of a musical family, with her parents actively playing the piano and singing at home while she grew ...

38. Molly Lamont

Actress | The Awful Truth

Molly Lamont was born on May 22, 1910 in Boksburg, Transvaal, South Africa. She was an actress, known for The Awful Truth (1937), The Jungle Princess (1936) and Jalna (1935). She was married to Edward Bellande. She died on July 7, 2001 in Brentwood, California, USA.

39. Anna Mae Bilson

Actress | Our Gang

Anna Mae Bilson was born on July 29, 1915 in San Diego, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Our Gang (1922) and Now or Never (1921). She died on April 21, 2005 in Brentwood, California.

40. Peter Forster

Actor | Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Peter Forster was born on June 29, 1920 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), Mannix (1967) and Thriller (1960). He was married to Jennifer Raine. He died on November 16, 1982 in Brentwood, California, USA.

41. Stephen J. Friedman

Producer | The Last Picture Show

Peter Bogdanovich opens his commentary track on the DVD with, "I don't know who this person (Stephen Friedman) is. I never met him. He had nothing to do with the picture." Friedman won best producer that year.

42. Walter Scharf

Music Department | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner and ten-time Oscar-nominee Walter Scharf was born and raised in New York City, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants. He started playing music at an early age, helping his uncle play the piano in theaters for silent films. His mother Bessie Zwerling was a well-known ...

43. Dee Caruso

Writer | Get Smart

Dee Caruso was born on April 7, 1929 in the USA. He is known for his work on Get Smart (1965), That Was the Week That Was (1964) and What's Happening!! (1976). He was married to Sandra. He died on May 27, 2012 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

44. Della Barris

Self | The Gong Show

Della Barris was born on December 24, 1962 as Della C. Barris. She died on July 28, 1998 in Brentwood, California, USA.

45. Sy Gomberg

Writer | Summer Stock

Sy Gomberg was an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, producer and activist who spoke out forcefully against what he called "gratuitous and unpunished violence" in movies and television. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 1951 for best story in "When Willie Comes Marching Home", and again that same...

46. Gil Friesen

Producer | Better Off Dead...

Gil Friesen was born on March 19, 1937 in Pasadena, California, USA. He is known for his work on Better Off Dead... (1985), The Breakfast Club (1985) and Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013). He was married to Janet. He died on December 13, 2012 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California.

47. Edwin H. Knopf

Writer | The Rebel

The brother of publisher Alfred Knopf, Edwin H. Knopf began his career in the editorial department of his brother's company. He left the publishing industry in 1920 to try his hand at acting, and appeared in stage productions on Broadway and in Europe. After producing several successful plays, he ...

48. Noreen Fraser

Self | The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Noreen Fraser was born on December 6, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Noreen Friend. She was an executive. She was married to Woody Fraser. She died on March 27, 2017 in Brentwood, California, USA.

49. Beverly Lloyd

Actress | Earl Carroll Vanities

Beverly Lloyd was born on March 27, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Beverly Carroll. She was an actress and writer, known for Earl Carroll Vanities (1945), Sing, Neighbor, Sing (1944) and Silent Partner (1944). She died on October 22, 2010 in Brentwood, California, USA.

50. Willard Mack

Writer | The Voice of the City

Willard Mack was born on September 18, 1873 in Morrisburg, Ontario, Canada as Charles Willard McLaughlin. He was a writer and actor, known for The Voice of the City (1929), Broadway to Hollywood (1933) and The Dove (1927). He was married to Beatrice Banyard, Pauline Frederick, Marjorie Rambeau and ...

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