Death Place Matching "Scottsdale, Arizona, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | The Thin Man
Of Irish, English, and Scottish descent, Maureen Paula O'Sullivan was born on May 17, 1911 in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland. Her father was Charles Joseph O'Sullivan, an officer in the Connaught Rangers, and his wife, the former Mary Fraser (or Frazer). She was educated at Catholic schools in ...
2. Don Ameche
Actor | Cocoon
Don Ameche was a versatile and popular American film actor in the 1930s and '40s, usually as the dapper, mustached leading man. He was also popular as a radio master of ceremonies during this time. As his film popularity waned in the 1950s, he continued working in theater and some TV. His film ...
Actor | Get Shorty
Dennis Farina was one of Hollywood's busiest actors and a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers alike. Recently, he appeared in the feature films, "The Grand," a comedy about a Vegas poker tournament with Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines and Ray Romano; "Bottle Shock," also starring Alan ...
Actor | Buck Rogers
Buster Crabbe graduated from the University of Southern California. In 1931, while working on That's My Boy (1932) for Columbia Pictures, he was tested by MGM for Tarzan and rejected. Paramount Pictures put him in King of the Jungle (1933) as Kaspa, the Lion Man (after a book of that title but ...
Actress | Nashville
Barbara Harris began acting while still a teenager in Chicago, playing small parts in the Playwrights Theatre Club (whose other players included such youngsters as Edward Asner, Mike Nichols and Elaine May). She was also in "The Compass Players", the first ongoing improvisational theater troupe in ...
6. Bob Crane
Actor | Hogan's Heroes
Handsome Bob Crane had many careers including working as a disc jockey for a while. In the early- through the mid-1960s, Crane was the #1 Morning Man in Southern California at the 50,000 watt KNX-AM, the CBS-Owned and Operated Radio Station in Los Angeles. Celebrities and Movie Stars were among his...
7. Van Williams
Actor | The Green Hornet
You could probably shoehorn actor Van Williams right in there with the other dark-haired, impossibly handsome film and TV heartthrobs Tom Tryon, Robert Logan, Gardner McKay, Brian Kelly, Adam West, Roger Smith and John Gavin of the late 1950s/early 1960s who were saddled with colorless heroic leads...
8. Muhammad Ali
Actor | The Greatest
Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated ...
9. Fred Graham
Actor | The Giant Gila Monster
Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond (1934), starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to ...
11. Jim Hellwig
Actor | WrestleMania VI
Standing out than the rest, Ultimate Warrior became one of the most popular wrestlers in the WWE (back then in the WWF). During his run from the 1980s-90s, Warrior became known for high high energy when running down to the ring with his music hits, shaking the ropes during his entrance, his ...
12. Clive Cussler
Writer | Sahara
Probably one of the greatest adventure novelists of our time. When his novel "Raise the Titanic" was bought for $840,000 by Viking Publishing in 1976, it put him on the map after 11 years of hard work. Before his success with RTT, he previously had written "Pacific Vortex", which wasn't published ...
15. Joe Garagiola
Self | Catch Me If You Can
Joe Garagiola was born on February 12, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Catch Me If You Can (2002), Police Story (1973) and 1975 World Series (1975). He was married to Audi Dianne Ross. He died on March 23, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
16. Grace McDonald
Actress | Behind the Eight Ball
Between 1942 and 1945 there was a pert, sweet-faced "B"-level cutie who knew how to swing with the best of them at Universal. The beautiful dancer/singer might have gone on to better things but ended her career abruptly for marriage and never looked back. Grace McDonald, who was born in New York ...
17. Margo Woode
Actress | Somewhere in the Night
Margo Woode was born on April 20, 1928 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She was an actress, known for Somewhere in the Night (1946), It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog (1946) and The Bullfighters (1945). She was married to Ron Beckett and Bill Burton. She died on September 28, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
18. J. Allen Hynek
J. Allen Hynek was a professor of Astronomy at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He was also the Founder of the Center for UFO Studies and first coined the phrase "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" as a way to catagorize direct contact with aliens.
19. Meadowlark Lemon
Actor | Modern Romance
Meadowlark Lemon was born on April 25, 1932 in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Modern Romance (1981), The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979) and Imps* (1983). He was married to Dr. Cynthia Lemon and Willye Maultsby. He died on December 27, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
20. Robert Schimmel
Actor | Scary Movie 2
Robert Schimmel was born on January 16, 1950 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Scary Movie 2 (2001), A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994) and Dark Seduction (2015). He was married to Melissa Schimmel and Vicki Schimmel. He died on September 3, 2010 in ...
21. Fred Kohler Jr.
Actor | The Ten Commandments
Fred Kohler Jr. was born on July 8, 1911 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), The Pecos Kid (1935) and Texas Stampede (1939). He was married to Dorothy J. Downing, Carol Janis and Ouida V. Ross. He died on January 7, 1993 in Scottsdale, Arizona, ...
22. Beverly Bayne
Actress | Romeo and Juliet
Beverly Bayne was born on November 11, 1894 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She was an actress, known for Romeo and Juliet (1916), The Age of Innocence (1924) and The Girl at the Curtain (1914). She was married to Charles Thomas Hvass Sr. and Francis X. Bushman. She died on August 18, 1982 in ...
23. Angela Morley
Music Department | Peeping Tom
Angela Morley was born on March 10, 1924 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. She is known for Peeping Tom (1960), Watership Down (1978) and The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976). She was married to Christine Parker and Beryl Stott. She died on January 14, 2009 in Scottsdale, Arizona, ...
24. Kathy Lutz
Writer | The Amityville Horror
Kathy Lutz was born on October 13, 1946 in Massachusetts, USA. She was a writer, known for The Amityville Horror (2005), Shattered Hopes: The True Story of the Amityville Murders - Part I: From Horror to Homicide (2011) and History's Mysteries (1998). She was married to George Lutz and Sebastian ...
28. Murray Deutch
Music Department | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
Murray Deutch was born on March 23, 1920 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990). He was married to Pearl (Pamela) Wolkowitz. He died on ...
29. Nancy Bertinelli
Self | E! True Hollywood Story
Nancy Bertinelli was born on February 20, 1937 in Pennville, New Jersey, USA. She is known for E! True Hollywood Story (1996), Rachael Ray (2006) and Who Do You Think You Are? (2010). She was married to Andrew Bertinelli. She died on June 18, 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
32. Jimmy Smith
Soundtrack | Event Horizon
Jimmy Smith was born on December 8, 1925 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and composer, known for Event Horizon (1997), Casino (1995) and Friday Night Lights (2004). He was married to Lola. He died on February 8, 2005 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
Self | E! True Hollywood Story
Andrew Bertinelli was born on May 24, 1934 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for E! True Hollywood Story (1996), Rachael Ray (2006) and Who Do You Think You Are? (2010). He was married to Nancy Bertinelli. He died on November 7, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
34. Norman Jolley
Writer | Cimarron City
Actor and prominent television writer, educated at the University of Wisconsin with an engineering background that he used to advantage in writing his "Space Patrol" scripts. Beginning as a film and television actor, his writing talents came to the forefront while portraying 'Agent X' on "Space ...
36. Ruth Sullivan
Actress | Children Not Wanted
Ruth Sullivan was born on August 15, 1914 in New York, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Children Not Wanted (1920), Jaws of Justice (1933) and Mother Eternal (1921). She was married to Ralph Rawson Tarrant and Dick Curtis. She died on September 21, 1995 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
Editorial Department | The Roosevelt Story
Elliott Roosevelt was born on September 23, 1910 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for The Roosevelt Story (1947), Today with Mrs. Roosevelt (1950) and What's My Line? (1950). He was married to Patricia Peabody Whitehead, Minnewa Bell Gray Ross, Faye Emerson, Ruth Josephine Googins and ...
39. Ted Fio Rito
Soundtrack | The Remains of the Day
Composer, songwriter ("Charley My Boy", "I Never Knew"), conductor and pianist, educated at Barringer High School. He was a pianist for a New York music publishing company, and then organized a dance orchestra in St. Louis, and then in Chicago. He made many recordings and also owned a membership ...
40. Peter Stelzer
Actor | Miss Evers' Boys
Peter Stelzer was born on June 14, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Miss Evers' Boys (1997), Favorite Son (1988) and On Promised Land (1994). He was married to Marla Frumkin. He died on April 5, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
Writer | The Homesman
Novelist Glendon Swarthout had the widest literary range of any American author of his generation, writing 16 novels, which ranged from dramas to comedies to romances and mysteries, and another 6 novellas for young adults with his wife, Kathryn. Many of Glendon's novels became international ...
43. Tom Fogerty
Soundtrack | Café de Flore
Tom Fogerty was born on November 9, 1941 in Berkeley, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Café de Flore (2011), The Vow (2020) and Creedence Clearwater Revival: I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1970). He was married to Patricia Suzanne Clapper and Loretta Gail Skinner. He died on ...
45. Jeb Rosebrook
Writer | The Black Hole
Jeb Rosebrook was born on June 11, 1935 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for The Black Hole (1979), The Waltons (1972) and I Will Fight No More Forever (1975). He was married to Dorothy Rosebrook. He died on August 31, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
46. Allen Wood
Actor | Death Valley
He began as a member of a dance troupe in Vaudeville called "The 3 Bennett Brothers". It was during this time in the 1920's that he met and befriended William Claude Dukenfield (also known as W.C. Fields). He began working with the juggler turned comedian for 17 years. Prior to WWII, he moved to ...
Soundtrack | Transamerica
Joanne Shenandoah was one of "America's most celebrated and critically acclaimed Native American musicians of her time," Associated Press. A Grammy and multiple award winner, she was considered an Ambassador of Peace. "Joanne Shenandoah is one of the finest attributes to Native American Music and ...
49. Harmon Killebrew
Actor | Pastime
In the pre-steroids era, the most fearsome home-run hitter in the American League not named Babe Ruth (Mickey Mantle was a switch-hitter) was named Harmon Killebrew. The surname seemed to fit, as the husky Harmon certainly "killed" the ball, launching many massive moon-shots in old-time ball-yards ...
50. Russell Wolfe
Producer | God's Not Dead
Russell Wolfe was an American film producer. In 2005, he was a co-founder of the film studio Pure Flix, which produced films catering to a conservative Christian audience. Their most notable box office success was the "God's Not Dead" film series.
In 2013, Wolfe was diagnosed with amyotrophic ...