Death Place Matching "Thousand Oaks, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Sandra Dee

Actress | Gidget

Sandra Dee was born Alexandria Zuck on April 23, 1942 in Bayonne, New Jersey, to Mary (Cymboliak) and John Zuck. She was of Carpatho-Rusyn descent. Her mother envisioned a show business career for her daughter and would often lie about her age in order to get Sandy where she wanted to go. For ...

2. Virginia Mayo

Actress | The Best Years of Our Lives

Virginia Clara Jones was born on November 30, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of a newspaper reporter and his wife. The family had a rich heritage in the St. Louis area: her great-great-great-grandfather served in the American Revolution and later founded the city of East Saint Louis, ...

3. Robert Urich

Actor | Magnum Force

Robert grew up in Toronto, Ohio, where his athletic ability led to a four year football scholarship at Florida State University (FSU). There he earned a B.A. in Communications. He later received an M.A. at Michigan State University and then joined WGN radio in Chicago as a sales account ...

4. Strother Martin

Actor | Slap Shot

American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life. A native of Kokomo, Indiana, Strother Martin Jr. was the youngest of three children of Strother Douglas Martin, a machinist, and Ethel Dunlap Martin. His family moved soon after his birth to San Antonio, Texas, ...

5. Steve Forrest

Actor | Mommie Dearest

A ruggedly handsome action man of the 1960s and '70s, Steve Forrest was born William Forrest Andrews in Huntsville, Texas, the youngest of thirteen children of Annis (Speed) and Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister. His brother was actor Dana Andrews. Forrest began his screen career as a ...

6. Bing Russell

Actor | The Magnificent Seven

Although best known as the deputy on Bonanza (1959) and Robert in The Magnificent Seven (1960), Russell's notoriety on a national level was as the owner of the Portland Mavericks Baseball Club. Helming the only independent team in the class A Northwest League, Russell was an innovator. Before Bull ...

7. Don Grady

Actor | My Three Sons

Born Don Agrati in San Diego, California, Don Grady became a Mousekeeter, along with 23 others, when that show debuted in 1955. In 1960, he joined My Three Sons (1960), which debuted in 1960 and ran for 12 years. As an enthusiast of music after "My Three Sons" ended, he continued in music as a ...

8. John Crawford

Actor | The Poseidon Adventure

Burly, handsome and rugged character actor John Crawford appeared in over 200 movies and TV shows combined in a career that spanned over 40 years, usually cast as tough and/or villainous characters.

Crawford was born Cleve Richardson on September 13, 1920, in Colfax, Washington. He was discovered by...

9. Tom Laughlin

Actor | Billy Jack

Tom Laughlin was born on August 10, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Thomas Robert Laughlin. He was an actor and director, known for Billy Jack (1971), The Trial of Billy Jack (1974) and The Born Losers (1967). He was married to Delores Taylor. He died on December 12, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, ...

10. Torin Thatcher

Actor | Witness for the Prosecution

Associated with gritty, flashy film villainy, veteran character actor Torin Thatcher was born in Bombay, India to British parents on January 15, 1905, and was educated in England at the Bedford School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. A former schoolteacher, he appeared on the London stage in ...

11. Bobby Diamond

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Bobby Diamond was born on August 23, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert LeRoy Diamond. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Westinghouse Playhouse (1961) and Scream (1981). He was married to Tara Parker. He died on May 15, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California.

12. Jack Kirby

Writer | Black Panther

Jack Kirby was born on August 28, 1917 in Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Jacob Kurtzberg. He is known for his work on Black Panther (2018), Iron Man (2008) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He was married to Rosalind Goldstein-Kirby. He died on February 6, 1994 in Thousand ...

13. Artie Shaw

Soundtrack | Second Chorus

Artie Shaw played ukulele at ten and began as an alto saxophonist at the age of twelve. While still in his teens he formed his first band, the Bellevue Ramblers which performed at local gigs. He took up the clarinet in 1926 and spent several years honing his talent playing for various local bands ...

15. Darla

Actress | The Silence of the Lambs

Darla was born in 1975 in the USA. She was an actress, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991) and Eerie, Indiana (1991). She died in 1992 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

16. Doreen Tracey

Actress | Westward Ho, the Wagons!

Doreen Tracey was born on April 3, 1943 in St Pancras, London, England as Doreen Isabelle Tracey. She was an actress, known for Westward Ho, the Wagons! (1956), Annette (1958) and The Donna Reed Show (1958). She was married to Robert A Washburn. She died on January 10, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, ...

17. Joseph Stefano

Writer | Psycho

Creative horror screenwriter Joseph Stefano has been writing scripts since the early sixties. His first was The Black Orchid (1958). Less than a year later, he met his new friend, Alfred Hitchcock, to do the famous script for Psycho (1960). Stefano decided to drop the script for Hitchcock's The ...

18. William D. Gordon

Producer | The Fugitive

William D. Gordon was born on January 4, 1918 in Santa Clara, California, USA as William Douglas Gordon. He is known for his work on The Fugitive (1963), The Richard Boone Show (1963) and The Twilight Zone (1959). He died on August 12, 1991 in Thousand Oaks, California.

19. Eddie Dean

Actor | Range Beyond the Blue

Eddie Dean made his name as a country-western singer on radio in the '30s. He journeyed to Hollywood to make it in western movies, debuting in Manhattan Love Song (1934), but he could only land bit parts in features and musical shorts. His career started to take off in the early 1940s, though, and ...

20. Teddy Infuhr

Actor | They Live by Night

Missouri-born child actor Teddy Infuhr, youngest of four, moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was three and was initially prodded into acting by his mother. A young student at the Rainbow Studios, he was spotted by a talent agent and booked the very first film he went out on with The ...

21. Charles Davis

Director | Get Outta Town

Charles Davis was born on August 31, 1925 in Dublin, Ireland as Charles Jesse Davis. He was an actor and director, known for Get Outta Town (1960), The Desert Rats (1953) and Remington Steele (1982). He was married to Marilyn O'Connor. He died on December 12, 2009 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

22. Josephine Dunn

Actress | Second Honeymoon

Convent-educated Mary Josephine Dunn got her start in the chorus line of 'Good Morning, Dearie' at the age of 15. She was briefly in the Ziegfeld Follies and, in 1924, had a walk-on in 'Dear Sir' on Broadway. Two years later, she was picked by a talent scout to join the Paramount acting school for ...

23. Joe Benson

Actor | The Rifleman

Joe Benson was born on September 7, 1915 in Texas, USA as Joe Eric Benson. He was an actor, known for The Rifleman (1958) and Perry Mason (1957). He died on March 27, 1989 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

24. Lucy Saroyan

Actress | Hopscotch

Lucy Saroyan was born on January 17, 1946 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Hopscotch (1980), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) and Mannix (1967). She died on April 11, 2003 in Thousand Oaks, California.

25. John G. Stephens

Producer | Simon & Simon

John G. Stephens was born on January 28, 1929 in New York, USA. He was a production manager and producer, known for Simon & Simon (1981), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) and Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982). He was married to Carol Nugent, Joan Vohs and Merry Anders. He died on October 15...

26. Bruce Edwards

Actor | The Black Widow

Bruce Edwards was born on October 8, 1914 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Edward Lester Smith. He was an actor, known for The Black Widow (1947), Queen of the Amazons (1947) and Death Valley Days (1952). He died on September 20, 2002 in Thousand Oaks, California.

27. Dwight Hauser

Writer | The Legend of Lobo

Actor, writer, and producer, a man who wanted to leave the world a better place - and did - for having just been in it. He began his career at the Pasadena Playhouse with his closest friends, - including George Reeves (_"Superman" (1952)_), Robert Preston (The Music Man (1962)), and Dana Andrews, ...

28. Ivan Naranjo

Actor | Sonny Boy

Ivan Orlando Naranjo was a Native American actor. He was of Blackfoot descent and had 3 children, Arleen, Gerry, and Brian. He also worked as a horse back rider for shows, like Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Disney Paris, as Chief Sitting Bull. He lent his voice to Tonto in The Tarzan/Lone Ranger...

29. James Newill

Actor | Border Buckaroos

Newill, one of Hollywood's largely unsung singing cowboys, began his career as a tenor with the Los Angeles Light Opera company in the early 30's. By the middle of the decade, he fronted the microphone as a vocalist with various society orchestras, including those of Gus Arnheim, Phil Harris and ...

30. Barry Brooks

Actor | Ben Casey

Barry Brooks was born on January 5, 1910 in New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for Ben Casey (1961), Last Train from Bombay (1952) and The Twilight Zone (1959). He died on August 3, 2000 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

31. Hawley Pratt

Writer | Speedy Gonzales

American animator, a graduate of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. He worked for Walt Disney from 1933 to 1941 and then joined Warner Brothers, where he worked a a key layout artist, animation director and right hand man to Friz Freleng. After Warner Brothers closed their animation department, Pratt...

32. Vilma Ebsen

Actress | Broadway Melody of 1936

Vilma Ebsen was born on February 1, 1911 in Belleville, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935). She was married to Robert Emmett Dolan and Stanley Briggs. She died on March 12, 2007 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

33. Mark Patrick Carducci

Writer | Neon Maniacs

Mark Patrick Carducci was born on November 18, 1954 in New York. Carducci worked as a freelance journalist while studying filmmaking at New York University. After acquiring representation from the agency ICM Partners, Mark established a niche for himself in the horror genre: He not only co-wrote an...

34. Lorna Doom

Self | The Decline of Western Civilization

Lorna Doom was born on January 4, 1958 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Teresa Marie Ryan. She was an actress, known for The Decline of Western Civilization (1981). She was married to Gary. She died on January 16, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

35. Beau Kayser

Actor | Taxi Driver

Beau Kayser was born on May 22, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Taxi Driver (1976), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Hart to Hart (1979). He was married to Sharon Rae Lieurance Alkus and Csilla Márki. He died on December 30, 2014 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

36. Gloria Noble

Actress | Small Town Girl

Gloria Noble was born on December 15, 1928 in Queens, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Small Town Girl (1953), The Donald O'Connor Show (1954) and The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955). She was married to Donald O'Connor. She died on June 4, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

37. Pamela Matheson

Actress | Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Pamela Matheson was born on September 15, 1955 in New York, USA as Pamela Sue Hardenbrook. She was an actress, known for Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985), Cold Dog Soup (1990) and Society (1989). She died on April 20, 1997 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

38. Mary Bovard

Actress | Somewhat Secret

Mary Bovard was born on December 5, 1917 in Bloomington, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Somewhat Secret (1939), Criminal Investigator (1942) and The Mandarin Mystery (1936). She died on September 6, 2002 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

39. Jerry Sohl

Writer | Star Trek

Sohl was cremated. His ashes were given to his widow.

40. Richard Gillis

Actor | Frankie and Johnny

Richard Gillis was born on December 15, 1938 in Hollywood, California, USA. He died on July 31, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California.

41. Louanne Hogan

Soundtrack | State Fair

Louanne Hogan was born on July 25, 1919 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. She died on January 23, 2006 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

42. Jerry Heller

Producer | Raising Genius

Jerry Heller is best known for managing west coast rap supergroup and gangster rap pioneers NWA and Eazy E and was a co-founder and CEO of Ruthless Records.

Jerry Heller can be counted as one of the select few in the music industry who has had a significant role in shaping trends and musical ...

43. Joel Hirschhorn

Soundtrack | The Poseidon Adventure

Joel Hirschhorn shared two Academy Awards for theme songs in "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno," with longtime collaborator Al Kasha. During his long career Hirschhorn's songs sold more than 90 million records, and were featured in more then 20 films and were recorded by various ...

44. Greg Garrison

Director | The Dean Martin Show

Greg Garrison was the very definition of a successful television director in the 1950s-60s. Breaking into live TV in the late 1940s directing Milton Berle on his wildly popular The Buick Circus Hour (1952) (AKA "Texaco Star Theater"), Garrison quickly learned the mechanics of fast-paced production,...

46. Ed Masry

Self | American Justice

Edward Masry is Arab-American of Syrian ancestry, and was born in Patterson, New Jersey. Ed was an attorney, actor, football agent, politician, and humanitarian. Edward, along with his legal assistant, Erin Brockovich, won an American history-making $333 million dollar direct action lawsuit, on ...

47. Charles J. Conrad

Actor | Perry Mason

Charles J. Conrad was born on November 28, 1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Perry Mason (1957), The Rifleman (1958) and Hell's Five Hours (1958). He was married to Grace Conrad. He died on January 15, 1998 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

48. Bud Linn

Actor | Honolulu

A lifelong singer, Bud Linn's association with the King's Men quartet was his primary profession, beginning in 1930. From 1934 to 1937 The King's Men (Ken Darby, Arranger & Bass; Rad Robinson Baritone; Jon Dodson, Lead Tenor; Bud Linn, Top Tenor) were a feature of the Paul Whiteman Orchestra on RCA...

49. Joe R. Marquette Jr.

Camera Department | Harold and Maude

Joe R. Marquette Jr. was born on March 13, 1946 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is known for his work on Harold and Maude (1971), Raging Bull (1980) and Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978). He died on February 6, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California.

50. Sparky Anderson

Actor | Tiger Town

Manager of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds from 1972 to 1978. Team was known as the Big Red Machine and included such superstar players as Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Tony Perez, and Joe Morgan. Anderson guided the Reds to four World Series appearances in his tenure, winning the world ...


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