Death Place Matching "Toronto, Ontario, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. George A. Romero

Writer | Land of the Dead

George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; by all indications, though, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 ,in New York City to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba, and...

2. Alberta Watson

Actress | Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Alberta Watson, well known to television audiences for her Gemini award-nominated role as Madeline on La Femme Nikita (1997), enjoys a long and diverse career in television and film.

A native of Toronto, Watson began performing with a local theater group as a teenager. She received a Genie ...

3. John Neville

Actor | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

When he was in his early sixties, Terry Gilliam cast him in the title role of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). Although the film was a financial failure, his starring role in this major production, as well as his fine performance, led to an explosion in his career. He has since had ...

4. Wayne Robson

Actor | Cube

Wayne Robson was born on April 29, 1946 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Cube (1997), Wrong Turn (2003) and The Red Green Show (1991). He was married to Lynn Woodman. He died on April 4, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

5. Maury Chaykin

Actor | My Cousin Vinny

The award-winning Canadian-American character actor Maury Chaykin was born on July 27, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Professor Irving J. Chaykin and his wife Clarice. Irving Chaykin, an American citizen, taught accountancy at the City College of New York. The former Clarice Bloomfield, his...

6. Jeff Healey

Soundtrack | Road House

Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey (March 25, 1966 - March 2, 2008) was a Canadian blues and rock singer and guitarist who obtained large notoriety in America also. He lost his sight as a child due to a rare form of eye cancer. That never seemed to effect his music career as Jeff scored a top 5 hit on ...

7. John Colicos

Actor | The Changeling

John Colicos was born on December 10, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Changeling (1980), Battlestar Galactica (1978) and Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). He was married to Mona McHenry. He died on March 6, 2000 in Toronto.

8. Shirley Douglas

Actress | Dead Ringers

Shirley Douglas was born on April 2, 1934 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada as Shirley Jean Douglas. She is known for her work on Dead Ringers (1988), Wind at My Back (1996) and Lolita (1962). She was married to Donald Sutherland and Timothy Emil Sicks. She died on April 5, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario,...

9. Keith Knight

Actor | My Bloody Valentine

Keith Knight was born on January 20, 1956 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for My Bloody Valentine (1981), Meatballs (1979) and The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (1987). He was married to Jennifer McCullough. He died on August 22, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario.

10. Don Francks

Actor | My Bloody Valentine

A man who has many irons in the entertainment fire, hirsutely handsome Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician Don Francks (also known as "Iron Buffalo") was born Donald Harvey Francks on February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia. One can, with confidence, add drummer, poet, motorcyclist...

11. Jackie Burroughs

Actress | Road to Avonlea

Jackie Burroughs was born February 2, 1939 in Lancashire, England, UK. She acted in live theatre at Ontario's Stratford Festival before she made her film debut appearance in The Ernie Game (1967), she went on to act in several other films which include The Grey Fox (1982) a performance that earned ...

12. Jan Rubes

Actor | Witness

Jan Rubes was born in Volyne, Czechoslovakia, to Ruzena (Kellnerová) and Jan Rubes. After graduating in 1945 from the Conservatory of Music in Prague, he went on to join the Prague Opera House as their youngest basso singer. He also performed at the Pilsen Opera House in leading roles in his early ...

13. Ron White

Actor | Unforgiven

Ron White was born on June 9, 1953 in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Unforgiven (1992), Screamers (1995) and Defendor (2009). He was married to Lisa Robertson. He died on April 4, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

14. Harvey Atkin

Actor | Meatballs

Harvey Atkin was born on December 18, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Elliot Harvey Atkin. He was an actor, known for Meatballs (1979), Barney's Version (2010) and Cagney & Lacey (1981). He was married to Celia Tessler. He died on July 17, 2017 in Toronto.

15. Maria Rohm

Actress | Marquis de Sade: Justine

Maria Rohm was one of the rare gems in the movie business - acting, and in particular theatre and movies was truly her life's work. She started acting on-stage at the famous Vienna Burgtheatre as a child actor from ages 4 through 13. Having performed in such classics as William Shakespeare's "...

16. Al Waxman

Actor | Cagney & Lacey

Al Waxman was born on March 2, 1935 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Albert Samuel Waxman. He was an actor and director, known for Cagney & Lacey (1981), Heavy Metal (1981) and The Crowd Inside (1971). He was married to Sara. He died on January 18, 2001 in Toronto.

17. Aron Tager

Actor | X-Men

Born as Aaron Tager, in Brooklyn, New York in 1934, he moved to Canada where he appeared in various Canadian theatre productions. For a quarter century he took a hiatus from acting in favor of art, sculpting and poetry. In 1991, he and his wife, Ann Page, appeared on-screen. He was later known as ...

18. Leslie Carlson

Actor | Videodrome

Excellent, prolific, and versatile character actor Leslie Carlson was born on February 24, 1933 in Mitchell, South Dakota. Leslie earned both a BFA and an MA from the University of South Dakota, which he attended in the 1950s. Carlson began his acting career performing in several stage plays in ...

19. Denis Akiyama

Actor | Pixels

Denis Akiyama was born on May 28, 1952 in Toronto, Canada as Denis Van Akiyama. He was an actor, known for Pixels (2015), Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) and Johnny Mnemonic (1995). He was married to Danielle O'Connor Akiyama. He died on June 28, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

20. Danny Wells

Actor | Magnolia

Danny Wells was born on April 7, 1941 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Jack Westelman. He was an actor and composer, known for Magnolia (1999), The Last Kiss (2006) and The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989). He died on November 28, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

21. Gerard Parkes

Actor | The Boondock Saints

Gerard Parkes was born on October 16, 1924 in Dublin, Ireland. He is known for his work on The Boondock Saints (1999), The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) and A Muppet Family Christmas (1987). He was married to Sheelagh Norman. He died on October 19, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

22. Gladys O'Connor

Actress | The Long Kiss Goodnight

Gladys O'Connor was born on November 28, 1903 in East London, England. She was an actress, known for The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), Billy Madison (1995) and Half Baked (1998). She died on February 21, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

23. Richard McMillan

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Richard McMillan was born on March 20, 1951 in Beaverton, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Fountain (2006) and Cube Zero (2004). He was married to Anne Louise Bannon. He died on February 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.

24. Guylaine St-Onge

Actress | Highwaymen

Guylaine St-Onge was born in 1965 in St.-Eustache, Québec, Canada. She was an actress, known for Highwaymen (2004), Angel Eyes (2001) and Code Name: Eternity (1999). She was married to David Nerman. She died on March 3, 2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

25. Warren Appleby

Special Effects | The Shape of Water

Warren Appleby was born on September 13, 1974. He is known for his work on The Shape of Water (2017), How It Ends (2018) and Repo Men (2010). He was married to Jennifer Appleby. He died on July 18, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

26. Gord Downie

Soundtrack | Jumper

Gord Downie was born on February 6, 1964 in Amherstview, Ontario, Canada as Gordon Edgar Downie. He was married to Laura Leigh Usher. He died on October 17, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.

27. Tony Rosato

Actor | Night Heat

Tony Rosato was born on December 26, 1954 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Antonio Rosato. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Heat (1985), Seeds of Doubt (1998) and The Under Achievers (1987). He was married to Leah Murray. He died on January 10, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

28. Peter Dvorsky

Actor | Videodrome

Peter Dvorsky was born on August 27, 1948. He was an actor, known for Videodrome (1983), The Dead Zone (1983) and Casual Sex? (1988). He died on March 2, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

29. Cec Linder

Actor | Goldfinger

Cec Linder was born on March 10, 1921 in Radziechów, Poland as Cecil Yekuthial Linder. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Lolita (1962) and Quatermass and the Pit (1958). He was married to Joan Patricia Nuttall. He died on April 10, 1992 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

30. Donald Harron

Actor | The Time Tunnel

Donald Harron was born on September 19, 1924 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Donald Hugh Harron. He was an actor and writer, known for The Time Tunnel (1966), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) and Festival (1960). He was married to Claudette Gareau, Catherine McKinnon, Virginia Leith and Gloria Fisher....

31. Joyce Gordon

Actress | Billy Madison

Joyce Gordon was born on August 28, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Joyce Korenberg. She was an actress, known for Billy Madison (1995), Police Academy (1984) and Hey Cinderella! (1969). She died on August 13, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

32. Karyn Dwyer

Actress | Better Than Chocolate

Karyn is best known for her starring role as Maggie in the hit independent film, Better Than Chocolate (1999). She was also in Superstar (1999), Sailor Moon (1995) , The Life Before This (1999) , and many other film, TV, and theatrical productions. She created, produced, and starred in her one ...

33. Sean Sullivan

Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Sean Sullivan was born on December 26, 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Dead Zone (1983) and Here Will I Nest (1942). He died on June 3, 1985 in Toronto.

34. Carolyn Cronenberg

A Dangerous Method

Carolyn Cronenberg was born on August 22, 1950 as Carolyn Marcia Zeifman. She was a cinematographer and producer, known for A Dangerous Method (2011), The Brood (1979) and Rabid (1977). She was married to David Cronenberg. She died on June 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

35. Ronald Radd

Actor | The Sea Gull

Ronald Radd was born on January 22, 1929 in Ryhope, Sunderland, County Durham, England. He was an actor, known for The Sea Gull (1968), The Saint (1962) and Callan (1967). He was married to Dorothy May Goodman. He died on April 23, 1976 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

36. Billy Van

Actor | The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

Billy Van was born in Toronto, Canada in 1934. He was a manic comic actor who starred in CBC-TV's Nightcap in the 1960s and the Hilarious House of Frightenstein in the '70s. The Hilarious House of Frightenstein starred Vincent Price, with Van as host and a variety of characters, including The Count...

37. Kirsten Bishop

Actress | Frequency

Kirsten Bishop was born on September 6, 1963 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Kirsten Johanne Alice Bishopric. She is known for her work on Frequency (2000), The Little Mermaid (1975) and Warehouse 13 (2009). She was married to Douglas Roberts. She died on April 15, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

38. Michael Polley

Actor | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Michael Polley is the Anglo-Canadian actor best known for his connection to the actress-director Sarah Polley, the offspring of his late wife, Diane Polley. Michael Polley was born in England in 1933 and studied acting during the 1950s; one of his classmates was Albert Finney, who compared the ...

39. Tracy Wright

Actress | Trigger

Tracy Wright was born on December 7, 1959 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Tracy Lauren Wright. She was an actress, known for Trigger (2010), Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) and Blindness (2008). She was married to Don McKellar. She died on June 22, 2010 in Toronto.

40. Helen Hughes

Actress | Tommy Boy

Helen Hughes was born on January 8, 1918 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Helen Margaret Hughes. She was an actress, known for Tommy Boy (1995), Billy Madison (1995) and The Amityville Curse (1990). She was married to Asher Martin Moore. She died on April 3, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

41. Harvey Hart

Director | Shoot

Canadian-born, who had little success with theatrical features but switched to becoming a successful television director. He had attended the University of Toronto and begun his career at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1952, moving to Hollywood in 1963. His best work is almost certainly ...

42. Paul Haddad

Actor | Biohazard 2

As well as voice work, Haddad did quite a lot of live stage work. He spent two years at The Stratford Fesitval in Stratford, Ontario.

Born in Birmingham, England on May 20 1963, he later attended McGill University and graduated from The National Theatre School Of Canada in 1988. He resided in ...

43. Joseph Scoren

Actor | Naked Lunch

Joseph Scoren was born on June 6, 1964 in Toronto, Canada. He was an actor, known for Naked Lunch (1991), Cypher (2002) and Chicago (2002). He was married to Kim Wall. He died on August 9, 2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

44. Sydney Newman

Writer | The Avengers

Sydney Newman was born on April 1, 1917 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Sydney Cecil Newman. He was a writer and producer, known for The Avengers (1998), The Avengers (1961) and Doctor Who. He was married to Elizabeth McRae. He died on October 30, 1997 in Toronto.

45. Derek Vanlint

Cinematographer | Alien

Derek Vanlint was born on November 7, 1932 in London, England as Derek James Vanlint. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Alien (1979), The Spreading Ground (2000) and X-Men (2000). He died on February 23, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

46. Rob Gray

Production Designer | Fido

Rob Gray was born on November 24, 1962 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on Fido (2006), Shattered (2007) and Cardinal (2017). He died on December 21, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario.

47. Harry Alan Towers

Producer | Christina y la reconversión sexual

Harry Alan Towers was born in London on 19th October, 1920. During the Second World War he was Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force. Later he became program director for British Forces radio.

In 1946 Towers establish a company called Towers of London that sold various syndicated radio shows around ...

48. Doug Lennox

Actor | X-Men

Doug Lennox was born on January 21, 1938 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada as Douglas Joseph Lennox. He is known for his work on X-Men (2000), Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002) and Lars and the Real Girl (2007). He died on November 28, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.

49. Sam Moses

Actor | Adventures in Babysitting

Sam Moses was born on March 19, 1944 in Bangalore, India as Samson Moses. He was an actor, known for Adventures in Babysitting (1987), Ghostbusters (1984) and 16 Blocks (2006). He died on June 21, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

50. Lynne Gorman

Actress | Videodrome

Lynne Gorman was born on February 16, 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Evelyn Alice Minter. She was an actress, known for Videodrome (1983), The Nutcracker Prince (1990) and Upside Town/Swingaround (1968). She was married to George Gorman. She died on November 1, 1989 in Toronto, ...


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