Death Place Matching "New Orleans, Louisiana, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | FreakyLinks
Lisa Sheridan was born on December 5, 1974 in Macon, Georgia. She spent her childhood running around in the woods - until she did her first play at the age of 11. Lisa studied in the conservatory program at Carnegie Mellon University, where she graduated with honors and won the Thomas Auclair ...
2. Dr. John
Soundtrack | The Princess and the Frog
Dr. John was born on November 21, 1940, in New Orleans, Louisiana, as Malcolm Rebbenack. At 13 he decided to become a musician, and was supported by his family, who themselves were musicians in a small way. "Mac" dropped out of school in the 11th grade in 1956, at the age of 16, to become a blues ...
3. Louis Prima
Actor | The Jungle Book
Born in New Orleans' French Quarter, Louis Prima longed to play jazz. When he was a child, he studied the violin. His older brother Leon took up trumpet while Louis was still quite young, and he soon followed in his brother's footsteps. He played in clubs like "The Famous Door" in the 1930s, and by...
6. Gia Allemand
Actress | Ghost Trek: The Kinsey Report
Gia Allemand was born on December 20, 1983 in Howard Beach, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Gia Marie Allemand. She was an actress, known for Ghost Trek: The Kinsey Report (2011), Ghost Trek: Goomba Body Snatchers Mortuary Lockdown (2013) and The Bachelor (2002). She died on August 14, 2013...
7. Leah Chase
Actress | NCIS: New Orleans
Leah Chase was born on January 6, 1923 in Madisonville, Louisiana, USA as Leah Lange. She was an actress, known for NCIS: New Orleans (2014), How We Do It and Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table (2016). She was married to Edgar Chase Jr. She died on June 1, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Production Designer | Iron Man
J. Michael Riva was born on June 28, 1948 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as John Michael Riva. He was a production designer and art director, known for Iron Man (2008), Django Unchained (2012) and The Color Purple (1985). He was married to Wendy Riva and Julia Riva. He died on June 7, ...
9. Jim Garrison
Actor | JFK
Jim Garrison is so far the only one to hold a trial in relation to the murder of USA president John F. Kennedy in 1963. Jim Garrison was at the time a very skilled district attorney of New Orleans. Three years later, he has a conversation with a governor, which arose his suspicion of the whole ...
10. Al Ritz
Actor | The Gorilla
Al Ritz was born on August 27, 1901 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Abraham Joachim. He was an actor, known for The Gorilla (1939), Behind the Eight Ball (1942) and Straight Place and Show (1938). He was married to Antoinette "Annette" Calamari. He died on December 22, 1965 in New Orleans, Louisiana,...
11. Lee Frost
Director | Policewomen
Lee Frost rates highly as one of the best, most talented and versatile filmmakers in the annals of exploitation cinema. Frost was born on August 14, 1935, in Globe, Arizona. He grew up in Glendale, California, and Oahu, Hawaii. He eventually wound up in Hollywood, where he started his career making...
14. Fred Niblo
Fred Niblo entered films in 1917 after two decades as a touring actor in vaudeville and one-time manager of 'The Four Cohans' (he married Josephine Cohan, the sister of George M. Cohan). He made his film debut with two early Australian silent films in 1916. He worked for Thomas H. Ince from 1917 as ...
16. Al Hirt
Soundtrack | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Al Hirt was born on November 7, 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Alois Maxwell Hirt. He is known for his work on Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), 21 Jump Street (2012) and The Green Hornet (1974). He was married to Beverly Essel Hirt, Zide Jahncke and Mary Patureau. He died on April 27, 1999 in New ...
17. Alex Chilton
Soundtrack | Empire Records
He was the lead singer for the Memphis, Tennesse bands The Box Tops and Big Star.
The Box Tops charted with 10 Hot 100 singles between 1967-70.
Those songs were: "The Letter" (#1), "Neon Rainbow" (#24), "Cry Like A Baby" (#2), "Choo Choo Train" (#26), "I Met Her In Church" (#37), "Sweet Cream Ladies,...
18. Johnny Thunders
Soundtrack | Bringing Out the Dead
Born in Queens, NY, Thunders is best known as the lead guitarist for the New York Dolls in the early 1970s and unintentionally helped inspire the Punk movements in New York City and London. He later formed The Heartbreakers and went on to a solo career. His career was often interrupted by issues ...
20. Michael Showers
Actor | I Love You Phillip Morris
Michael was born in Cincinnati Ohio to William and Rosemary Showers. He married twice before marrying Heather Knight with whom he had two sons, Nathaniel Evan Showers (5/13/93) and Nicholas Gracian Showers (7/29/96). His granddaughter, Evelyn Lorraine Showers (6/6/2010) shares the first name of his...
21. Eliott Keener
Actor | Angel Heart
Trained for the theater at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (BA) and University of New Orleans (MFA). He studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Royal Shakespear Company in England, UK. He studied Juggling and Clown Makeup at Ringlilng Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. He owned The ...
22. Ylenia Carrisi
Actress | Champagne in paradiso
Ylenia Carrisi was born on November 29, 1970 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Ylenia Maria Sole Carrisi. She was an actress, known for Champagne in paradiso (1984), La ruota della fortuna (1987) and Verstehen Sie Spaß? (1980). She died on December 31, 1993 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
23. Bobby Sheehan
Actor | Blues Brothers 2000
Bobby Sheehan was born on June 12, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Robert Vaughn Sheehan. He was an actor, known for Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub (2008) and Blues Traveler: Live - Thinnest of Air (2003). He died on August 20, 1999 in New ...
26. Jack Teagarden
Soundtrack | On the Road
Jack Teagarden played trombone with a relaxed style and a unique technique that still inspires awe even today. He was also a great jazz singer, charming and warm, with influences from the African American blues singers he listened to while growing up in Texas. Born on Aug. 29, 1905, Teagarden ...
27. Helen Miller
Actress | Hannah and Her Sisters
Helen Miller was born on April 30, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Helen Lorraine Alexander. She was an actress, known for Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) and JFK (1991). She was married to Matt Miller. She died on May 18, 2017 in New Orleans.
28. Bianca Butthole
Soundtrack | Fuck
Bianca Butthole was born on May 5, 1965 in Bronx, New York, USA as Bianca Halstead. She was an actress, known for Fuck (2005) and Betty Blowtorch and Her Amazing True Life Adventures (2003). She died on December 15, 2001 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
34. Lee Dorsey
Soundtrack | Casino
New Orleans-born Lee Dorsey was a former boxer who turned rock singer. He had a minor hit for a local New Orleans record company that resulted in a contract with Fury Records, a nationally distributed label. In 1961 he recorded the catchy "Ya Ya", which went to the #1 spot on the US charts. A ...
41. Dick Stabile
Actor | At War with the Army
Extrovert saxophonist and bandleader, who started performing in theatre bands from the age of 15. Beginning in 1926, Stabile worked for a decade as a sideman with the orchestras of George Olsen and Ben Bernie, before forming his own dance band in New York, in April 1936. Introduced by his own ...
Music Department | Good Times
Harold R. Battiste Jr. was born on October 28, 1931 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Harold Raymond Battiste Jr. He is known for his work on Good Times (1967), The Sonny and Cher Show (1976) and Treme (2010). He was married to Alviette Dominique. He died on June 19, 2015 in New Orleans.
47. Hugh Culverhouse
Hugh Culverhouse was born on February 20, 1919 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Hugh Franklin Culverhouse. He was married to Joy McCann. He died on August 26, 1994 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
49. B.J. Crosby
Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
B.J. Crosby was born on November 23, 1952 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Joanne Crayton. She was an actress, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), The Immaculate Misconception (2006) and Ally McBeal (1997). She died on March 27, 2015 in New Orleans.
50. Willie Pastrano
Actor | The Wild Rebels
Willie Pastrano was born in Miami, Florida, but raised in the New Orlean's FrenchQuarter. A local shoe-shine boy, Pastrano took up boxing because he was "The fattest 15 year old in town". With no amateur experience, he turned pro in 1951. He racked up an impressive 58-11 record before winning the ...