Death Place Matching "South Africa" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. John Carson

Actor | Doomsday

John Carson was a hugely prolific actor who appeared constantly on UK screens throughout the mid-50s until the mid-80s. He has appeared alongside many of the UK's stars and became hugely popular as a villain or hero. The secret of John's success was his versatility and his wonderful silky voice. He...

2. David Farrar

Actor | The Small Back Room

London-born David Farrar dropped out of school at 14 and became a writer for the Morning Advertiser newspaper; but it wasn't long before he decided to change careers and become an actor. He started out on the stage in 1932, and five years later made his film debut. Appearing at first in low-budget ...

3. Moira Lister

Actress | The Yellow Rolls-Royce

Moira Lister started her career on the stage in South Africa. She appeared on the London stage at the age of 14 and started working in films in 1943. Always popular, she was usually cast as 'posh' lady.

4. Reg Park

Actor | Ercole alla conquista di Atlantide

The future Italian epic star was registered as Roy Park in 1928, but little Reg was soon re-named after his father Reginald Park Snr., a well-known gymnasium proprietor in Leeds and owner of the Reg Park Barbell Company. Reg Jnr. played reserve team football for Leeds United before turning to ...

5. David R. Ellis

Assistant Director | The Matrix Reloaded

Began as child actor in Kurt Russell-Disney Films in 1974. Made the switch to the Stunt world following a successful career as a junior pro surfer. Born, bred, and continues to reside in Malibu. Many, many stunts later, David made the promotion to Stunt Coordinator in 1978 on Invasion of the Body ...

6. Larry Taylor

Actor | Zulu

Larry Taylor was born on July 13, 1918 in Peterborough, England. He is known for his work on Zulu (1964), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) and Alexander the Great (1956). He died on August 6, 2003 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

7. Henry Cele

Actor | The Ghost and the Darkness

Henry Cele was born on January 30, 1949 in Durban, South Africa. He was an actor, known for The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), Shaka Zulu (1986) and Shaka Zulu: The Citadel (2001). He was married to Jenny Hollander and Tozi Duma. He died on November 2, 2007 in Durban.

8. Emrys Jones

Actor | The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Emrys Jones was born on September 22, 1915 in Manchester, England. He was an actor, known for The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1966), The Wicked Lady (1945) and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947). He was married to Anne Ridler and Pauline Bentley. He died on July 10, 1972 in ...

9. Nelson Mandela

Actor | Malcolm X

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013) was the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC). He was known for his lifelong struggle against apartheid (enforced racial separation), which was instituted in South Africa in 1948. The ANC was soon declared a terrorist ...

10. Jamie Uys

Director | The Gods Must Be Crazy

Jamie Uys was an internationally acclaimed film director who completed 24 films. Prizes for his work included the 1981 Grand Prix at the Festival International du Film de Comedy Vevey for 'The Gods Must be Crazy' and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association award for best documentary in 1974 for '...

11. Jannes Eiselen

Actor | Black Sails

Jannes Eiselen was an actor, known for Black Sails (2014), The Sinking of the Laconia (2010) and Zero Hour (2004). He died on September 23, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

12. Donald Gray

Actor | Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

Donald Gray was born Eldred Tidbury in 1914 at Tidburys Toll on an Ostrich farm . He was educated Marist College Uitenhage then CBC Kimberley.Was South African winner Paramounts 1933 Search for Beauty which discovered Ann Sheriden and Colin Tapley. He won 1000 dollar bonus and bit player film ...

13. Deon Stewardson

Actor | Wild at Heart

Deon Stewardson was born on November 30, 1951 in South Africa. He was an actor, known for Wild at Heart (2006), Lethal Woman (1988) and American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990). He died on October 27, 2017 in South Africa.

14. Vernon Sewell

Director | Latin Quarter

Vernon Sewell was educated at Malborough College. He was one of the crew of "castaways" with Michael Powell on the Shetland island of Foula to make The Edge of the World (1937). He later became one of the mainstays in the "B" movie niche of the British film industry, and in his almost 40-year ...

15. Hugh Masekela

Soundtrack | The Jewel of the Nile

Hugh Masekela was born on April 4, 1939 in Wilbank, South Africa as Hugh Ramapolo Masekela. He was married to Elinam Cofie, Miriam Makeba, Jabu Mbatha and Chris Calloway. He died on January 23, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

16. Graham Armitage

Actor | The Devils

Graham Armitage was born on April 24, 1936 in Manchester, England. He was an actor, known for The Devils (1971), Jane and the Lost City (1987) and The Boy Friend (1971). He died on March 6, 1999 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

17. David Phetoe

Actor | Master of Dragonard Hill

David Phetoe was an actor, known for Master of Dragonard Hill (1987), Dragonard (1987) and Cry, the Beloved Country (1995). He died on January 31, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

18. Barbara Randolph

Actress | Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Barbara Randolph was born on May 5, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She was an actress, known for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Bright Road (1953) and Channing (1963). She was married to Eddie Singleton. She died on July 15, 2002 in South Africa.

19. Reeva Steenkamp

Self | Tropika Island of Treasure

Reeva Steenkamp was born on August 19, 1983 in Cape Town, South Africa as Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp. She died on February 14, 2013 in Silver Woods Country Estate, Pretoria, South Africa.

20. Jennifer Gray

Actress | While the Sun Shines

Jennifer Gray was born on November 5, 1916 in Hagzhou, China as Jennifer Mary Gray. She was an actress, known for While the Sun Shines (1947), Assassin for Hire (1950) and Portrait by Rembrandt (1952). She was married to Robert Langford. She died on February 3, 1962 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

21. Gert van den Bergh

Actor | Zulu

Gert van den Bergh was born on October 16, 1920 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. He was an actor and writer, known for Zulu (1964), The Naked Prey (1965) and Jy's Lieflik Vanaand (1962). He died on February 16, 1968 in Cape Town, South Africa.

22. Ken Gampu

Actor | The Gods Must Be Crazy

Ken Gampu was one of the first black South Africans to be featured in Hollywood films, working alongside such stars as Edward G. Robinson and Burt Lancaster. A former schoolteacher, law clerk and interpreter, he spoke seven native dialects in addition to English and Afrikaans. Discovered by ...

23. Manie van Rensburg

Director | Freddie's in Love

Manie van Rensburg was born on October 24, 1945 in Krugersdorp, South Africa as Hermanus Philippus Janse van Rensburg. He was a director and producer, known for Freddie's in Love (1971), The Gordimer Stories (1982) and Taxi to Soweto (1991). He was married to Anita Maria Erasmus and Grethe Fox. He ...

24. Morgan Tsvangirai

Self | Zimbabwe: State of Denial

Morgan Tsvangirai was born on March 10, 1952 in Gutu, Southern Rhodesia as Morgan Richard Tsvangirai. He was married to Elizabeth Macheka and Susan Mhundwa. He died on February 14, 2018 in South Africa.

25. Sibongile Sokhulu

Actor | Shaka Zulu

Sibongile "Mabongi" Sokhulu was a very classy, warm-hearted lady. She came from a family of 5, 2 boys and 3 girls, she the eldest. Her mother Swazi and Nkosini were blessed to have such a beautiful wonderful daughter.

She was very athletic and a beauty too. She was also a born again Christian. She ...

26. Sandy Mokwena

Music Department | Funeral for an Assassin

Sandy Mokwena is known for his work on Funeral for an Assassin (1974), Tödliche Geschäfte (1991) and Africa (1999). He died on January 25, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

27. Dennis Folbigge

Actor | Zulu

Dennis Folbigge was an actor, known for Zulu (1964), Master of Dragonard Hill (1987) and Dragonard (1987). He died in 1995 in South Africa.

28. John Matshikiza

Actor | Dust Devil

John Matshikiza was born on November 26, 1954 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was an actor and director, known for Dust Devil (1992), Soldier Soldier (1991) and The Singing Detective (1986). He died on September 15, 2008 in Johannesburg.

30. Jonathan Rands

Actor | Cry, the Beloved Country

Jonathan Rands was born in 1954 in South Africa. He was an actor, known for Cry, the Beloved Country (1995), Big Game (1988) and Mercenary Fighters (1988). He died on April 29, 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

31. Mathew Stewardson

Actor | Final Cut

Mathew Stewardson was born on December 11, 1974 in South Africa. He was an actor, known for Final Cut (1989), Act of Piracy (1988) and It's Murphy's Fault (1988). He died on December 10, 2010 in Jeffrey's Bay, South Africa.

32. Peter Prowse

Director | Tokoloshe

Peter Prowse was born in 1924 in South Africa. He was an actor and director, known for Tokoloshe (1965), Sword of Lancelot (1963) and Underworld Informers (1963). He died on December 15, 1976 in South Africa.

33. Greg Melvill-Smith

Actor | District 9

Greg Melvill-Smith was an actor, known for District 9 (2009), Blood of Beasts (2005) and Black Sails (2014). He died on May 31, 2016 in South Africa.

34. Zack du Plessis

Writer | Tolla is Tops

Zack du Plessis was born in 1950 in South Africa. He was an actor and writer, known for Tolla is Tops (1990), Bosveld Hotel .... Die Moewie (1982) and The Fifth Season (1978). He was married to Magda van Biljon. He died on June 15, 2011 in Pretoria, South Africa.

35. Leontine Sagan

Director | Mädchen in Uniform

Leontine Sagan was born on February 13, 1889 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Leontine Schlesinger. She was a director and actress, known for Mädchen in Uniform (1931), Men of Tomorrow (1932) and Showtime (1946). She was married to Dr. Victor Fleischer (dramatist). She died on May 20, 1974 in ...

36. Leigh Tanchel

Assistant Director | The Last House on the Left

Leigh was born on 20th April in 1970. A natural athlete and a born leader, he excelled at swimming and athletics. He also played league soccer for Balfour Park and culminated his primary school career by being elected Head Boy. Leigh excelled in rugby during his high school career. He was the ...

37. André Rossouw

Actor | Herfsland

André Rossouw was born on February 9, 1935 in South Africa. He was an actor, known for Herfsland (1979), Fiela se Kind (1988) and Paljas (1998). He died on September 30, 2017 in South Africa.

38. Frantz Dobrowsky

Actor | Rhodes

A talented and very versatile actor Frantz Dobrowsky was born 1948, and sadly died 18 January, 2006. He was a South African actor best known for his role as Jack in the Leon Schuster comedy film Panic Mechanic in 1997 as well as many more TV and cinema roles.

He was also well known for an extensive ...

39. Joe Stewardson

Actor | Pens en Pootjies

Joe Stewardson was an actor and writer, known for Pens en Pootjies (1974), Lelik Is My Offer (1975) and Taxi! (1970). He died in 1997 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

40. Lesego Motsepe

Actress | Isidingo

Lesego Motsepe was born on April 28, 1974 in South Africa. She was an actress, known for Isidingo (1998). She died on January 20, 2014 in Randburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

41. Kate Chappell

Visual Effects | Godzilla

Kate Chappell was born on December 19, 1985 in Rye, New York, USA as Katherine Chappell. She is known for her work on Godzilla (2014), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and In the Heart of the Sea (2015). She died on June 1, 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

42. Flower the Meerkat

Self | Meerkat Manor

Flower the Meerkat was born on March 15, 2000 in Kuruman River Reserve, Northern Cape, South Africa. She died on January 16, 2007 in Kuruman River Reserve.

43. Bill Flynn

Actor | Heel Against the Head

Bill Flynn is one of South Africa's most successful and versatile actors. Equally at home in comedy or drama. He has appeared in leading, supporting and featured roles in over 40 feature films, more than 100 stage plays and hundreds of TV shows. His debut movie was in the supporting role of Simeon ...

44. Brian O'Shaughnessy

Actor | The Gods Must Be Crazy

Brian O'Shaughnessy was born on May 5, 1931 in Aldershot, England. He was an actor and writer, known for The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980), Shangani Patrol (1970) and The Power of One (1992). He died on July 14, 2001 in Cape Town, South Africa.

45. Vic Oliver

Actor | Give Us the Moon

Vic Oliver was born on July 8, 1898 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Viktor Oliver Von Samek. He is known for his work on Give Us the Moon (1944), He Found a Star (1941) and Around the Town (1938). He was married to Natalie Conder and Sarah Churchill. He died on August 15, 1964 in Johannesburg, South ...

46. Ivan Hall

Director | Vengeance Cops

Ivan Hall commenced his film career with the newly renamed Kavalier Film Productions with the production of the Anglo Boer War drama / musical "The Kruger Millions" in 1967, which starred Leon Le Roux, Helga van Wyk, Carel Trichardt and Dirk de Villiers. Kruger Millions was a sequel to the earlier ...

47. Wendy Mseleku

Actress | Sarafina!

Wendy Mseleku was born in 1973. She was an actress, known for Sarafina! (1992). She died on August 21, 2000 in Soweto, South Africa.

48. Kerry Jordan

Actor | Zulu

Kerry Jordan was an actor, known for Zulu (1964), Melissa (1964) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He died in 1994 in South Africa.

49. Andrew Thompson

Actor | Ek Joke Net

Andrew Thompson was an actor and writer, known for Ek Joke Net (2011), Superhelde (2011) and Verraaiers (2012). He died on March 10, 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

50. Lucky Dube

Actor | Getting Lucky

Lucky Dube was born on August 3, 1964 in Ermelo, Johannesburg, South Africa as Lucky Philip Dube. He was an actor and composer, known for Getting Lucky (1985), Voice in the Dark (1990) and No me la puc treure del cap (2010). He was married to Zanele Mdluli. He died on October 18, 2007 in ...


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