Death Place Matching "Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Leslie Nielsen

Actor | Airplane!

Leslie William Nielsen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and raised in Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), Northwest Territories. His mother, Mabel Elizabeth (Davies), was Welsh. His father, Ingvard Eversen Nielsen, was a Danish-born Mountie and a strict disciplinarian. Leslie studied at the Academy of ...

2. David Cassidy

Actor | The Partridge Family

David Cassidy was born on April 12, 1950 in Manhattan, to Jack Cassidy, a very skilled actor and singer, and Evelyn Ward, an actress. By the time he was five, his parents were divorced and Jack had married actress Shirley Jones, an actress who in 1955 had just made Oklahoma! (1955). When David was ...

3. Jackie Gleason

Actor | The Hustler

Comedian, actor, composer and conductor, educated in New York public schools. He was a master of ceremonies in amateur shows, a carnival barker, daredevil driver and a disc jockey., and later a comedian in night clubs. By the mid-1950s he had turned to writing original music and recording a series ...

4. Dennis Cole

Actor | Dead End City

A virile, beefcake blond of the late 1960s and 1970s small screen, Dennis Cole certainly had it all going for him, but tragic circumstances prevented an all-out successful career. A rugged TV version of Robert Redford, his tan, chiseled, surfer-fit looks were ideally suited for crime action and ...

5. Shirley Patterson

Actress | Batman

Shirley Patterson was born on December 26, 1922 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She was an actress, known for Batman (1943), World Without End (1956) and The Land Unknown (1957). She was married to Alfred Smith, Jr. She died on April 4, 1995 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

6. Herschell Gordon Lewis

Producer | Monster a-Go Go

Only one film-maker can claim the title "Godfather of Gore." That peculiar but apt identification seems to be the exclusive property of Herschell Gordon Lewis. With an unusual background that included teaching English Literature to college students, producing and directing television commercials, ...

7. Noel Madison

Actor | Manhattan Melodrama

American actor of stage and screen. His father was a famous character actor, Maurice Moscovitch who sent his son abroad to study in Paris, Lausanne, and London. Upon returning to the U.S. following his stage debut in Great Britain, he began an active career on the American stage, specializing in ...

8. Patricia Rainier

Actress | Cocoon: The Return

Patricia Rainier was born on October 8, 1940 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. She was an actress, known for Cocoon: The Return (1988), The Daredevil (1972) and Revenge Is My Destiny (1971). She died on July 29, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale.

9. June Clyde

Actress | Hollywood Mystery

June Clyde was born on December 2, 1909 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA as June Tetrazini. She was an actress, known for Hollywood Mystery (1934), A Strange Adventure (1932) and A Study in Scarlet (1933). She was married to Thornton Freeland. She died on October 1, 1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, ...

10. Evie Wynn Johnson

Self | Biography

Evie Wynn Johnson was born on May 8, 1914 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Eve Lynn Abbott. She was an actress, known for Biography (1987) and Lana Turner... a Daughter's Memoir (2001). She was married to Van Johnson and Keenan Wynn. She died on July 19, 2004 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

11. Dovima

Actress | Funny Face

Dovima was born on December 11, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA as Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba. She was an actress, known for Funny Face (1957), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) and My Favorite Martian (1963). She was married to Casper West Hollingsworth, Alan Murray and Jack Golden. She died...

12. Eve Smith

Actress | Romancing the Stone

Eve Smith was born on August 31, 1905 in DeLand, Florida, USA as Evelyn Futch. Smith. She was an actress, known for Romancing the Stone (1984), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) and Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988). She died on August 28, 1997 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

13. Lilly Christine

Actress | Achtung! Hochspannung!

Lilly Christine, a.k.a. "The Cat Girl," was a famous and beloved burlesque exotic dancer and men's magazine model of the late 1940's up until the early 1960's with a mesmerizing stage presence, a wild mane of long peroxide blonde hair, and a simply spectacular 37C-22-35 voluptuous bombshell body. ...

14. Gigi Darlene

Actress | Bad Girls Go to Hell

Gigi Darlene was born Heli Leonore Weinreich on March 4, 1943 in Berlin, Germany. Of mixed French and German descent, Gigi had a repressive relationship with her strict mother and uncaring stepfather. Gigi entered and won regional beauty pageants as a teenager growing up in Germany. After ...

15. Dan Ingram

Actor | She's Back

Dan Ingram was born on September 7, 1934 in Oceanside, Long Island, New York, USA as Daniel Trombley Ingram. He is known for his work on She's Back (1989), The Definite Maybe (1997) and Airplay: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio (2008). He died on June 24, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

16. Gavin Muir

Actor | Mary of Scotland

Hailing from Chicago (his birth has also been noted as late as 1907 which to the purpose would be too late), Gavin Muir had that sort of lean and hungry John Carradine face and slight build that begged for character villain parts. Indeed he was bit by the acting bug and started in regional theater ...

17. Stonie

Actor | Rocket in My Pocket

Stonie was born on July 19, 1978 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Adrian Cortez. He was an actor. He died on December 6, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

18. Dorian Dennis

Self | Buxom Beautease

Prior to her Burlesque dance days, She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from New York University., In the early 1950's she began modeling for Men's magazines, as well as controversial fetish photographer Irving Claw. Dorian began stripping in 1953 eventually becoming one of the top 15 exotic...

19. Dave Thomas

Self | American Eats

Born during the Depression to a dirt-poor single mother in Atlantic City. New Jersey, Dave Thomas was adopted as an infant by a traveling construction worker and his wife. Moving out on his own at age 15, Thomas held a succession of jobs in the food industry, starting out as a busboy and working ...

20. Susan Teesdale

Actress | Nati con la camicia

Susan Teesdale was born on February 15, 1959. She was an actress, known for Go for It (1983), Where the Boys Are (1984) and Waitress! (1981). She died on December 8, 2001 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

21. Jaco Pastorius

Soundtrack | Chuck Brown: We Got This

Jaco Pastorius was born on December 1, 1951 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA as John Francis Pastorius III. He was married to Ingrid Muller and Tracy. He died on September 21, 1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

22. Harry Birch

Cinematographer | The Cool and the Crazy

Harry Birch was born in San Francisco in 1894. As a child he lived through the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. He moved to Los Angeles when he was a teenager going to work for a an entrepreneur named Kelly who owned movie studio and theaters. Birch learned the trade of a projectionist. Kelly ...

23. Ethelind Terry

Actress | Lord Byron of Broadway

A famous beauty in her day was Philadelphia-born Ethelind Terry, who made a successful career for herself as temperamental prima donna on the New York musical stage during the 1920's. She first came to notice in "Music Box Revue" and then scored with the Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.-produced "Kid Boots" in...

24. Bernie Knee

The Blob

Bernie Knee was born on February 14, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA as Bernard Knee. He was an actor, known for The Blob (1958), Stick (1985) and Country Music Holiday (1958). He died on November 20, 1994 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

25. John C. Mula

Production Designer | Dinosaurs

Attended the Pasadena Playhouse with Nancy Parsons and was her best friend up until her death in 2001.

26. Mollie King

Actress | The Seven Pearls

Mollie King was born in New York City on April 16, 1895. Acting had always not been far from Mollie mind since she was living in New York. After all, this city was the hub of the entertainment industry long before Hollywood came along. She made her debut, at the age of 21, in 1916's A CIRCUS ...

27. Wayne Huizenga

Wayne Huizenga was born on December 29, 1937 in Evergreen Park, Illinois, USA as Harry Wayne Huizenga. He was married to Martha Jean Goldsby and Joyce VanderWagon. He died on March 22, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

28. Milt Grant

Soundtrack | Streets of Fire

Milton Grant grew up in radio and television in Washington, D.C. He has had extensive experience in all areas of the business, including talent, sales, news, production, programming, general management, finance and ownership. Grant served, with distinction, in the O.S.S., the Office of Strategic ...

29. Thornton Freeland

Director | Brass Monkey

On the stage since childhood, Thornton Freeland went to work for Vitagraph in 1918, rising in the ranks from assistant cameraman to director, and made his directorial debut, Three Live Ghosts (1929), just at the dawn of the sound era. A specialist in light romantic comedies and musicals, Freeland ...

30. Leroy Shield

Soundtrack | Shanghai Knights

Versatile in many different musical fields, Leroy Shield started out as organist and pianist at the age of five. He made his professional début at 12 and at 15 became an arranger, composer and concert pianist. He accompanied opera singer Eva Gauthier during her American concert tours and pioneered ...

31. Eddie Davis

Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Longtime song and dance man Eddie Davis ran away from his North Philadelphia home at the age of twelve, making his way as a carnival barker. After serving in the U. S. Army in World War I, he started singing in Atlantic City nightclubs, and at the onset of prohibition, with Leon Enkin opened a ...

32. David Shelley

Freshman Year

David Shelley was born on July 18, 1915 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as David Joseph Breen. He was an actor, known for Freshman Year (1938) and Swing That Cheer (1938). He was married to Martha Stewart and Libby Bennett. He died on April 8, 1982 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

33. Myrtle Lind

Actress | Pills of Peril

Myrtle Lind was born in Mankato, Minnesota. She attended dramatic school and appeared in some plays before moving to Hollywood. In 1916 she started her film career at the Mack Sennett studios. Myrtle appeared in numerous comedy shorts and became one of Sennett's famous bathing beauties. One ...

34. Marion Claire

Actress | Make a Wish

Marion Weber, a concert violinist at age 10 who went on to dazzle audiences in Berlin, Bordeaux, Milan, New York and Chicago as an opera star, died on Wednesday. She was 83.The only child of Grace Minkler Cook, a pianist and organist, and Henry Wright Cook, a patent attorney, Mrs. Weber grew up in ...

35. Gene Pollar

Actor | The Revenge of Tarzan

When he was 28 years old Numa Pictures offered New York City fireman Joseph Pohler the role of Tarzan on account of his physique: six feet two-and-a-half inches, two hundred fifteen pounds. He got a new name, Gene Pollar, and $100 per week plus expenses. When "The Revenge of Tarzan" turned out to ...

36. Ara Gerald

Actress | Enlighten Thy Daughter

Ara Gerald was born on March 9, 1893 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She was an actress, known for Enlighten Thy Daughter (1934), The White Angel (1936) and The Door Knocker (1932). She died on April 2, 1957 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

37. Barbara Kroner

Self | Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

Barbara Kroner was born on May 21, 1934 in New York, New York, USA. She died on December 9, 2003 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

38. Jack Eigen

Actor | I Surrender Dear

Jack Eigen was born on May 23, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for I Surrender Dear (1948), The Hoodlum Priest (1961) and Columbia Thrills of Music: Buddy Rich and His Orchestra (1949). He died on January 23, 1983 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

39. Saul Midwall

Camera Department | 12 Angry Men

40. Al Fisher

Actor | Mister Rock and Roll

Al Fisher was born on July 4, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Alfred Joseph Fichera. He was an actor, known for Mister Rock and Roll (1957), Country Music Holiday (1958) and The Joey Bishop Show (1961). He died on July 16, 1986 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

41. Bonnie Baker

Soundtrack | The Founder

Bonnie Baker was born on April 1, 1917 in Orange, Texas, USA as Evelyn Nelson Underhill. She was an actress, known for The Founder (2016), You're the One (1941) and Spotlight Scandals (1943). She was married to William Henry Gailey Jr., Frank E. Taylor, Hollingsworth Morse and Claude R. Lakey. She ...

42. Julie Follansbee

Actress | Regarding Henry

Julie Follansbee was born on August 3, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Julia Follansbee. She was an actress, known for Regarding Henry (1991), The Day of the Dolphin (1973) and Sex and the City (1998). She died on August 16, 2008 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

43. Effie Afton

Actress | Middle of the Night

Effie Afton was born on December 28, 1904 in Steubenville, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for Middle of the Night (1959), Pretty Boy Floyd (1960) and The Web (1950). She died on August 7, 1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

44. Buddy Rogers

Self | WWWF Championship Wrestling

Buddy Rogers was born on February 20, 1921 in Camden, New Jersey, USA as Herman Rohde. He died on June 22, 1992 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

45. Julius Boros

Actor | The Caddy

Julius Boros was born on March 3, 1920 in Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for The Caddy (1953) and Roar of the Crowd (1969). He died on May 28, 1994 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

46. Peter Donald

Actor | ABC Showcase

Peter Donald was born on June 6, 1918 in Bristol, England. He was an actor, known for ABC Showcase (1950), The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950) and Stump the Stars (1947). He died on April 20, 1979 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

47. Idris Muhammad

Actor | My Brother's Keeper

Idris Muhammad was born on November 13, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Leo Morris. He was an actor, known for My Brother's Keeper (2008), Sample: Not for Sale (2012) and Retour à Gorée (2007). He was married to LaLa Brooks. He died on July 29, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,...

48. John J. McNeill

Self | I Can't Marry You

John J. McNeill was born on September 2, 1925 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He died on September 22, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

49. Rae Stone

Actress | Do You Know CPR?

Rae Stone was an actress, known for Do You Know CPR? (2006), Safety First: The Rise of Women! (2008) and Broken English (2008). She died on August 24, 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

50. D. James Kennedy

Self | Hate Crimes Laws: Censoring the Church and Silencing Christians

D. James Kennedy was born on November 3, 1930 in Augusta, Georgia, USA as Dennis James Kennedy. He was a producer, known for Hate Crimes Laws: Censoring the Church and Silencing Christians (2007), Silhouette City (2008) and City Confidential (1998). He was married to Anne Lewis. He died on ...


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