Death Place Matching "Henderson, Nevada, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Tony Curtis
Actor | Some Like It Hot
Tony Curtis was born Bernard Schwartz, the eldest of three children of Helen (Klein) and Emanuel Schwartz, Jewish immigrants from Hungary. Curtis himself admits that while he had almost no formal education, he was a student of the "school of hard knocks" and learned from a young age that the only ...
Actress | Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
Phyllis Davis grew up in Nederland, Texas. She lived on the second floor of her parents' mortuary business. Phyllis and her two younger brothers had to be very quiet upstairs during services because the floors would creak. Phyllis attended Lamar College briefly, then went to Los Angeles in the mid-...
Actor | The Great Escape
"Every actor should have a Great Escape" wrote Lawrence Montaigne in his autobiography "A Vulcan Odyssey". He referred, of course, to the famous 1960's P.O.W. classic in which he played a small role. His character, Canadian prisoner Haynes, gets killed at the end of the film. Nonetheless, this was ...
4. Ken Norton
Actor | Mandingo
Ken Norton was born on August 9, 1943 in Jacksonville, Illinois, USA as Kenneth Howard Norton. He was an actor, known for Mandingo (1975), Dirty Work (1998) and Cover Up (1984). He was married to Rose Conant, Jacqueline Halton and Jeannette Henderson. He died on September 18, 2013 in Henderson, ...
5. Sonny Bupp
Actor | Citizen Kane
Moyer Bupp was born in New York City, New York. Al Jolson was the hottest item on stage and Moyer's father nicknamed him "Sonny" after one of Jolson's songs. It was the height of the Great Depression and on the chance of a better job Sonny's parents loaded the children (all five of them) into the ...
6. Danny Gans
Actor | Bull Durham
Danny's childhood dream was to play third base for the Los Angeles Dodgers. After high school, he was drafted by the Kansas City Royals. The Chicago White Sox drafted Danny after college, where he was an All-American at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. His professional baseball player until an injury ...
Julia Ruth Stevens, the adopted daughter of Babe Ruth, born in Athens, Ga., on July 7, 1916, to Claire Hodgson. Stevens ultimately became the spokeswoman for the Ruth family. She was at Yankee Stadium in May 1998 for the unveiling of a postage stamp portraying Ruth admiring one of his home run ...
24. Donald McKay
Assistant Director | Dark Force Renegade Vigilante Siege V: Code Name - Delta Lollipop
Donald McKay was born on September 16, 1961. He is known for his work on Dark Force Renegade Vigilante Siege V: Code Name - Delta Lollipop (2004), The Indie Pendant (2005) and Love, Charles (2006). He died on November 17, 2008 in Henderson, Nevada, USA.
27. Pem Davenport
Music Department | Sweet Devil
Songwriter, composer ("I've Got It Bad", "Johnny Guitar", "My Restless Lover", "Jacqueline"), author, conductor, pianist and arranger, educated at Southern Methodist University. He studied music with his father, and with Tibor Serly. He was pianist and arranger for Fred Waring and the ...
32. Jack R. Clinton
Actor | No Small Affair
Jack R. Clinton was born on July 31, 1921 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Jack Robert Clinton. He was an actor, known for No Small Affair (1984), New York, New York (1977) and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976). He was married to Denora Clinton. He died on December 4, 2002 in Henderson, Nevada, USA.
33. John Fairfax
Actor | Consider Your Verdict
John Fairfax was born on May 21, 1937 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was an actor, known for Consider Your Verdict (1961), The David Frost Show (1969) and This Is Your Life (1955). He was married to Tiffany. He died on February 8, 2012 in Henderson, Nevada, USA.
34. Dick Williams
Self | 1953 World Series
Dick Williams was widely regarded as one of the very best managers in baseball in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. He is the only manager to take three teams (the Red Sox, the Oakland A's and the San Diego Padres) to the World Series. In the 21 years of his active managerial service (1967-88), he managed ...