Death Place Matching "Honolulu, Hawaii, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Ann Dvorak
Actress | Scarface
Ann Dvorak was the daughter of silent film star Anna Lehr and silents director Edwin McKim. She entered films at the start of sound, as a dance instructor for the lavish MGM musicals. She came to international prominence in Scarface (1932) with Paul Muni, but often complained about the lack of ...
Actress | Bulldog Drummond at Bay
Dorothy Mackaill was 11 when her parents separated; she then lived with her father. A rebellious teenager, Dorothy -- who had long wanted a career in the theater -- ran away to London and finally persuaded her father to pay for her board and lessons. Her first job was in the chorus; she then ...
3. Jim Nabors
Actor | Gomer Pyle: USMC
Tall, spade-jawed, hopelessly genial balladeer/actor Jim Nabors was born in 1930 in Alabama and raised there, graduating from the University of Alabama. A typing clerk at the UN in his salad days, he eventually moved to Los Angeles due to his asthmatic condition and became a film cutter for NBC. ...
4. Jack Lord
Actor | Dr. No
Jack Lord will probably be best remembered as Steve McGarrett in the long running television series Hawaii Five-O (1968), but he was much more than that however. He starred in several movies, directed several episodes of his show, was in several Broadway productions, and was an accomplished artist....
5. Jimmie Dodd
Actor | Thundering Trails
Composer, songwriter ("Mickey Mouse March"), actor, singer, guitarist and conductor, Jimmie Dodd was educated at the University of Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Conservatory and Vanderbilt University. He began his career in 1933 as a guitarist and singer on radio, coming to Hollywood in 1937 to play ...
6. Beth Chapman
Actress | Corner Gas
Beth Chapman was born on October 29, 1967 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Alice Elizabeth Smith. She was a producer and actress, known for Corner Gas (2004), Dog the Bounty Hunter (2003) and Dog's Most Wanted (2019). She was married to Duane 'Dog' Chapman and Keith A. Barmore. She died on June 26, 2019...
Actor | Zombies of the Stratosphere
Lane Bradford was born on August 29, 1922 in Yonkers, New York, USA as John Myrtland Le Varre Jr. He is known for his work on Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952), The Invisible Monster (1950) and The Toughest Gun in Tombstone (1958). He was married to Mary Schrock and Joan Irene Velin. He died on ...
Actor | Dark Passage
A tall, powerfully built man, Douglas Kennedy entered films after graduating from Amherst. Making his debut in 1940, he appeared in many westerns and detective thrillers, often as a villain. World War II interrupted his career, and he spent the war years as a Signal Corps officer and an operative ...
Writer | Me.
Gardner is the son of Deane McKay, an ad executive, and Catherine. He was raised in New York and Paris. He attended Cornell University two years but left when his father died. He worked in advertising for 6 months but found that he could not stand it. At age 20, he became a sculptor and had a piece...
10. Harold Sakata
Actor | Goldfinger
The most famous henchman of the entire James Bond series of spy thrillers, Harold Sakata will forever be remembered as the villainous "Odd Job" in the ultimate Bond film, Goldfinger (1964), with his lethal martial arts and steel-brimmed bowler hat. He was born Toshiyuki Sakata in Hawaii, of ...
11. John Halliday
Actor | The Philadelphia Story
Fought with the British Army during the Boer War, then dug for gold nuggets in Nevada. Switched to acting, first in Gilbert & Sullivan plays, then on Broadway from 1912 to 1936 (last in 'Tovarich' as Prince Alexandrovitch). Though Brooklyn-born, he usually sported an upper-crust British accent. ...
12. Ben Chapman
Actor | Jungle Moon Men
Ben Chapman was born in Oakland, California, while his Tahitian parents were on a trip to the United States. He was raised in Tahiti, relocated to the U.S. in 1940 and went to school in the Bay Area of San Francisco. Working as a Tahitian dancer in nightclubs led to his first movie job, a bit in ...
13. Kam Fong
Actor | Hawaii Five-O
The Asian-American actor Kam Fong, best known for his co-starring role as Chin Ho in the original Hawaii Five-O (1968) TV series, was born Kam Tong Chun on May 27, 1918 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (The name Fong was the result of a teacher incorrectly teaching him how to write his name. The name stuck and...
Actor | Welcome Back, Kotter
John Sylvester White was born on October 31, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Welcome Back, Kotter (1975), Kojak (1973) and Search for Tomorrow (1951). He was married to Joan Alexander. He died on September 11, 1988 in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
15. Don Ho
Soundtrack | Bubble Boy
The icon of breezy island entertainment, Don Ho became synonymous with Hawaii and all it represented...colorful leis and shirts, festive luaus, strumming ukuleles, flowing palm trees, beautiful hula dancers, and, of course, the song "Tiny Bubbles". A trip to the "Aloha State" seemed incomplete ...
Soundtrack | Snakes on a Plane
All Hawaii mourned, and more than 10,000 people turned out for a state funeral in honor of Israel Ka'anoi "Brudda Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole. The son of Henry Kalei'aloha Naniwa and Evangeline Leinani Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel was surrounded by music growing up; his uncle was Moe Keale, a very well-known and ...
20. Steve Parker
Producer | My Geisha
Steve Parker was born on February 6, 1922 as William F. Parker. He was a producer, known for My Geisha (1962), John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965) and The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956). He was married to Miki Hasegawa and Shirley MacLaine. He died on May 13, 2001 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
21. Florence Rice
Actress | Fast Company
She was everything you could want in a love interest -- pretty, wholesome, reliable, true-blue. Porcelain blonde Florence Rice would come to films in the mid-'30s but disappear within a decade, having made little of the impression she might have made. She was introduced to the limelight practically...
22. Lyn Guild
Actress | The Twilight Zone
Lyn Guild was born on January 24, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Elsie Toplitzky. She was an actress, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), 48 Stunden bis Acapulco (1967) and Highway Patrol (1955). She died on April 2, 1995 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA.
23. Ben Lyon
Actor | Hell's Angels
Ben Lyon was your average boyish, easy-going, highly appealing film personality of the Depression-era 1930s. Although he never rose above second-tier stardom, he would enjoy enduring success both here and in England.
Born Ben Lyon, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia, the future singer/actor was the son of ...
25. Peaches Jackson
Actress | Jinx
Although her younger sister Mary Ann is more famous, having been a popular early member of the Our Gang (1922) comedy shorts, that may not have been true in Hawaii. In the mid-1930's, Peaches met and married Hawaiian-born 'Tony Guerrero'. It is unclear as to whether Peaches went to Honolulu as a ...
26. Glenn Cannon
Actor | Magnum, P.I.
From 1955 - 1960, Glenn Cannon was in New York City. He appeared on Broadway in A Moon for the Misbegotten and The Good Woman of Setzuan, and Off Broadway in 20 plays, among which were the famed productions of The Three Penny Opera at the Theatre DeLys and The Iceman Cometh at Circle in the Square....
28. Louis Dean
Actor | The Birth of a Race
Louis Dean was born on May 3, 1874 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. He was an actor, known for The Birth of a Race (1918), The Darling of Paris (1917) and Kaiser's Finish (1918). He was married to Virginia Duncan. He died on April 8, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
34. Ray Bumatai
Actor | Rocket Power
Ray Bumatai was the older brother of comedian Andy Bumatai and was a comedian, actor, and recording artist. Ray made appearances on a number of mainland television shows that were produced in Hawaii, including Magnum, P.I. (1980), Jake and the Fatman (1987), and Hawaii (2004). He also did voice ...
35. Iris Wong
Actress | Charlie Chan in Reno
This attractive Chinese actress appeared in two Charlie Chan movies, 1939 and 1941, as a Chinese maid to the murder victim. Her main role in these movies was to be the romance interest of Jimmy Chan as she helped him look for clues etc. Her short career perhaps due to the limited roles available to...
38. Duke Kahanamoku
Actor | Girl of the Port
Duke Kahanamoku was one of the great Olympic heroes of all time. Born in Hawaii, Duke grew up swimming and entered the 1912 Stockholm Olympics for the United States (Hawaii was not yet a state, but a U.S. possession)and became an international star by winning the Men's 100-Meter Freestyle, ...
Actress | Dance Hall Racket
Honey Bruce Friedman was born on August 15, 1927 in Manila, Arkansas, USA as Harriet Jolliff. She is known for her work on Dance Hall Racket (1953), Princess of the Nile (1954) and Lenny (1974). She was married to Jeffrey Friedman and Lenny Bruce. She died on September 12, 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii,...
42. Sheila Guyse
Actress | Sepia Cinderella
Beautiful multi-talented Sheila Guyse was a popular, well-loved figure on the stage and screen of the Dorothy Dandridge era. Some critics even felt she was a better actress than Dandridge, some said if Sheila ever decided to go to Hollywood, she would give her a run for her money. She appeared in ...
44. Walter Walker
Actor | The Count of Monte Cristo
Walter Walker was born on March 13, 1864 in New York, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1934), Everybody's Old Man (1936) and The Common Law (1931). He died on December 4, 1947 in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, USA.
45. Hilo Hattie
Actress | Song of the Islands
Clarissa Haili was born on October 28, 1901 in Honolulu. Everyone however called her Clara. Clara first sang in her church choir and loved to dance the hula despite her mother's objections. In 1930, she married Theodore Inter. In 1940, she met Harry Owens, who got her into the movies. Clara legally...
Actress | Juha
Tuulikki Paananen had a short but an impressive career as an actress. Her father was a Finnish concert violinist and her mother an accompanist from Michigan USA, an area with fairly heavy Finnish population. Tuulikki was born in Finland but the family returned to the USA in 1919. She lived in there...
50. Mabel Taliaferro
Actress | A Wife by Proxy
Mabel Taliaferro was born on May 21, 1887 in New York City, New York, USA as Maybelle Evelyn Taliaferro. She was an actress, known for A Wife by Proxy (1917), Cinderella (1912) and Alexander Hamilton (1924). She was married to Robert Ober, Joseph O'Brien, Thomas Carrigan and Frederic Thompson. She ...