Death Place Matching "South Africa" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
4. Reg Park
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 '...
12. Donald Gray
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...