Death Place Matching "Madrid, Spain" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Tyrone Power

Actor | Witness for the Prosecution

Tyrone Power was one of the great romantic swashbuckling stars of the mid-twentieth century, and the third Tyrone Power of four in a famed acting dynasty reaching back to the eighteenth century. His great-grandfather was the first Tyrone Power (1795-1841), a famed Irish comedian. His father, known ...

2. Bing Crosby

Actor | White Christmas

Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in ...

3. Silvana Mangano

Actress | Dune

Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...

4. Roy Kinnear

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the ...

5. Sara Montiel

Actress | La violetera

Sara Montiel was born in the village of Campo de Criptana, province of Ciudad Real, in the region of Castille-La Mancha, Spain. Her parents were Isidoro Abad, a peasant, and Maria Vicenta Fernández, a door-to-door beautician. The future star was christened Maria Antonia Alejandra Abad Fernández. ...

6. Fernando Rey

Actor | Tristana

Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young...

7. Conchita Montenegro

Actress | La femme et le pantin

Conchita Montenegro was born on September 11, 1911 in San Sebastián, Spain as Concepción Andrés Picado. She was an actress, known for La femme et le pantin (1929), Lola Montes (1944) and Marido y mujer (1932). She was married to Raul Roulien and Ricardo Giménez-Arnau. She died on April 22, 2007 in ...

8. Paul Naschy

Actor | El retorno del Hombre Lobo

Paul Naschy reigns supreme as the true king of Spanish horror cinema. He was born Jacinto Molina Alvarez on September 6, 1934, in Madrid, Spain. His father ran a successful fur business. Naschy grew up during the Spanish Civil War, and sought escape from the real-life horrors around him in ...

9. Henri Charrière

Writer | Papillon

Henri Charrière was born in 1906. He grew up in the south of France where his father was the master of a village school. After completing his military service in the navy, Charrière moved to Paris. His acquired nickname "Papillon" soon became a respected one in the underworld.

At the age of ...

10. Fernando Fernán Gómez

Actor | Todo sobre mi madre

Spanish actor and director of cinema and theater. Son of the actress Carola Fernán Gómez. When he was three years old he comes back to Spain from Argentina. He has written comedies, novels and poem books. He plays a wide repertoire of roles from comedy to drama.

11. Patty Shepard

Actress | Descanse en piezas

Strikingly comely brunette Patty Shepard was born in 1945 in Greenville, South Carolina. The daughter of a U.S. Air Force official, Patty moved to Spain when she was only 18 years old. After becoming popular as a model in a series of TV commercials, the lovely Ms. Shepard embarked on an acting ...

12. Juan Carlos Olivas

Actor | 2033

Juan Carlos Olivas was an actor, known for 2033 (2009), 180º (2010) and El Chapo (2017). He died on April 26, 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

13. Rocío Dúrcal

Actress | Acompáñame

Rocío Durcal, was born María de los Angeles de las Heras Ortíz, in Madrid, Spain on October 4th, 1945. At the age of 10, she took part in the radio show, 'Conozca a sus Vecinos' ('Meet Your Neighbours'). In these shows, Marietta (her familiar nickname, pronounced Mar-ee-etta) charmed the audience ...

14. Juan Luis Galiardo

Actor | El caballero Don Quijote

Juan Luis Galiardo was born on March 2, 1940 in San Roque, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain as Juan Luis Galiardo Comes. He was an actor and producer, known for El caballero Don Quijote (2002), El vuelo de la paloma (1989) and Adiós con el corazón (2000). He was married to Juana Prieto and ...

15. Alberto de Mendoza

Actor | El jefe

Alberto de Mendoza was born on January 21, 1923 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Alberto Manuel Rodríguez Gallego Gonzáles de Mendoza. He was an actor, known for El jefe (1958), Tapas (2005) and La mala verdad (2011). He died on December 12, 2011 in Madrid, Spain.

16. Emma Cohen

Actress | Novela

Emma Cohen was born on November 21, 1946 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Emmanuela Beltrán Rahola. She was an actress and writer, known for Novela (1963), Estudio 1 (1965) and Pierna creciente, falda menguante (1970). She was married to Fernando Fernán Gómez. She died on July 11, 2016 ...

17. Luis Barboo

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Luis Barboo was born on March 20, 1927 in Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. He was an actor, known for Conan the Barbarian (1982), Drácula contra Frankenstein (1972) and Bad Medicine (1985). He died on September 30, 2001 in Madrid, Spain.

18. May Heatherly

Actress | Goya's Ghosts

May Heatherly was born on May 13, 1942 in Los Angeles, California. Heatherly moved to Spain when she was eleven years old and first started acting in various films and television shows in the early 1960's. May was best known for her memorable roles as the infected Nurse Helen in Cannibal Apocalypse...

19. Frank Braña

Actor | Viaje al centro de la Tierra

Frank Braña was born on February 24, 1934 in Pola de Allande, Asturias, Spain as Francisco Braña Pérez. He was an actor, known for Where Time Began (1977), Pieces (1982) and Il magnifico Robin Hood (1970). He died on February 13, 2012 in Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain.

20. Sancho Gracia

Actor | El crimen del Padre Amaro

Sancho Gracia was born on September 27, 1936 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as Félix Ángel Sancho Gracia. He was an actor and producer, known for El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002), Curro Jiménez (1976) and 800 balas (2002). He was married to Noela Aguirre. He died on August 8, 2012 in Madrid.

21. Luis García Berlanga

Writer | Bienvenido Mister Marshall

Berlanga commenced his studies in Valencia in1928, although in 1929 his family sent him and his brother Fernando (due to a lung disease) to the Beau-soleil hospital school in Switzerland. In 1930, he returned to the San José School in Valencia where he stayed until 1931, the year in which the ...

22. Terele Pávez

Actress | Las brujas de Zugarramurdi

Terele Pávez was born on July 29, 1939 in Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain as Teresa Marta Ruiz Penella. She was an actress, known for Witching and Bitching (2013), La Celestina (1996) and La comunidad (2000). She died on August 11, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

23. Tomás Blanco

Actor | Per qualche dollaro in più

At 18 he enlisted in the Foreign Legion in Morocco remained prominent through 21. After graduating, contact the theater environment, debuting professionally in Madrid in 1933 with the company Josefina Diaz. Then working on new companies: Maria Fernanda Ladrón de Guevara, Tarsila Criado and Carmen ...

24. Florinda Chico

Actress | La casa de Bernarda Alba

Florinda Chico was born on April 24, 1926 in Don Benito, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain as Florinda Chico Martín-Mora. She was an actress, known for The House of Bernarda Alba (1987), Jarrapellejos (1988) and Cría Cuervos (1976). She was married to Santos Pumar. She died on February 19, 2011 in...

25. Amparo Rivelles

Actress | Fuenteovejuna

Amparo Rivelles was born on February 11, 1925 in Madrid, Spain as María Amparo Rivelles y Ladrón de Guevara. She was an actress, known for Fuenteovejuna (1947), Esquilache (1989) and La fe (1947). She died on November 7, 2013 in Madrid, Madrid.

26. Juan Antonio Bardem

Writer | Calle Mayor

Juan Antonio Bardem was born on June 2, 1922 in Madrid, Spain as Juan Antonio Bardem Muñoz. He was a writer and director, known for Main Street (1956), La venganza (1958) and Death of a Cyclist (1955). He was married to María Aguado Barbado. He died on October 30, 2002 in Madrid.

27. José Luis López Vázquez

Actor | Mi querida señorita

Spanish actor. He started his career in theatre in 1939, when he was only 17, with the support of the director Modesto Higueras and the painter José Caballero. His first works were as actor, set decorator and costume designer in non-commercial amateur theatre plays, basically at the 'Teatro de las ...

28. Alfredo Landa

Actor | El crack

He abandoned his studies of law for the universitary theater. His debut in cinema was in 1962. During the 60's and 70's he participates mainly in not very good comedies. But in the 80's he has revealed as one of the best spanish actors with films like Los santos inocentes (1984) or El bosque animado...

29. George Rigaud

Actor | I Walk Alone

George Rigaud was born on August 11, 1905 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Pedro Jorge Rigato Delissetche. He was an actor, known for I Walk Alone (1947), Riff Raff Girls (1959) and July 14 (1933). He died on January 17, 1984 in Leganés, Madrid, Spain.

30. Julián Mateos

Actor | Young Sánchez

He studied philosophy in Salamanca but he did not finish the career. Then he went to Barcelona where he studied in the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramatico. His first film was in 1960. He has also worked in TV (TVE, ORTF).

31. Vicente Aranda

Director | Amantes

Vicente Aranda was born on November 9, 1926 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Vicente Aranda Ezquerra. He was a director and writer, known for Lovers: A True Story (1991), El Lute: Run for Your Life (1987) and Tirante el Blanco (2006). He was married to Teresa Font. He died on May 26, 2015 in ...

32. Fernando Sancho

Actor | El hijo del capitán Blood

Fernando Sancho was born on January 7, 1916 in Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain. He was an actor, known for The Son of Captain Blood (1962), La guerrilla (1973) and The Boldest Job in the West (1972). He was married to Maite Pardo. He died on July 31, 1990 in Madrid, Spain.

33. Amando de Ossorio

Writer | I tre del Colorado

He was born in 1918, although there isn't a consensus as some books date his birth in 1925. He was one of the main directors of the Spanish horror boom in the 70s, specially for his quartet of films about the living dead templars which started with Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972).

34. John Gilling

Director | The Pirates of Blood River

Worked as editor prior to World War II, subsequently writer-director of potboilers and horror films of variable quality. Did arguably his best work for Hammer: The Shadow of the Cat (1961), The Plague of the Zombies (1966), The Reptile (1966) and The Mummy's Shroud (1967).

35. Mabel Karr

Actress | Il colosso di Rodi

Mabel Campolongo Jaime, artistically known as Mabel Karr, was an Argentinian actress with resident in Spain. She was born in Buenos Aires, where she worked as a model, actress of photo stories and in the Argentinian TV. In 1958, she moved to Spain to participate in the movie Las chicas de la Cruz ...

36. Walter Vidarte

Actor | El dependiente

Walter Vidarte was born on July 18, 1931 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He was an actor, known for El dependiente (1969), La noche de los girasoles (2006) and Operación masacre (1973). He died on October 29, 2011 in Madrid, Spain.

37. Narciso Ibáñez Menta

Actor | La bestia debe morir

Narciso Ibáñez Menta, was born in Sama de Langreo, Asturias, Spain. Member of an important family of theatrical artists, Narciso started working with your family -artists too- going out of tour along North America and making début in the cinema in 1929. In Argentina, he made debut in the film "A ...

38. Antonio

Actor | Hollywood Canteen

Antonio was born on November 4, 1921 in Seville, Spain as Antonio Ruiz Soler. He is known for his work on Hollywood Canteen (1944), Nuits andalouses (1954) and Sing Another Chorus (1941). He died on February 5, 1996 in Madrid, Spain.

39. Félix Fernández

Actor | La verbena de la Paloma

Félix Fernández was born on July 21, 1899 in Cangas de Onís, Oviedo, Spain as Félix Fernández García. He was an actor, known for La verbena de la Paloma (1963), Don Quijote de la Mancha (1947) and Amore e chiacchiere (Salviamo il panorama) (1958). He was married to Irene Guerrero de Luna. He died ...

40. Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra

Writer | Don Quixote

Miguel de Cervantes' baptism occurred on October 9, 1547, at Alcala de Henares, Spain, so it is reasonable to assume he was born around that time, and Alcala de Henares has long claimed itself as his birthplace. The son of Rodrigo de Cervantes, an itinerant and not-too-successful surgeon, Miguel ...

41. Bimba Bosé

Actress | Julieta

Bimba Bosé was born on October 1, 1975 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Eleonora Salvatore González. She was married to Diego Postigo. She died on January 23, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

42. María Luisa Ponte

Actress | La colmena

María Luisa Ponte was born on June 21, 1918 in Medina de Rioseco, Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain as María Luisa Ponte Mancini. She was an actress, known for La colmena (1982), The Executioner (1963) and Canción de cuna (1994). She was married to Luis López Rueda. She died on May 2, 1996 ...

43. Emma Penella

Actress | Fortunata y Jacinta

Emma Penella was born on March 2, 1930 in Madrid, Spain as Manuela Ruiz Penella. She was an actress, known for Fortunata y Jacinta (1970), The Executioner (1963) and Aquí no hay quien viva (2003). She was married to Emiliano Piedra. She died on August 27, 2007 in Madrid.

44. Lola Flores

Actress | Una señora estupenda

Since very young she is famous as a dancer and singer of andalusian folklore. In 1939 she debuts in cinema in the role of a gipsy. Her greatest success is in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol as artistic partner till 1951. She marries in 1958 to the guitarrist Antonio González "El Pescaílla".

45. Aurora Bautista

Actress | Locura de amor

At a young age she went to Barcelona where she studied theater in the "Instituto del Teatro" with Marta Grau. She debuted in theater in 1944 in Barcelona and in 1948 in the "Teatro Espanol de Madrid". She married a Mexican medical doctor, temporarily interrupting her career. In 1967 she came back ...

46. Antonio Casas

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

Casas was originally a soccer player and stayed for three years with the Spanish "Atlético Madrid" team. Due to injuries suffered he quit playing soccer and entered the acting profession in 1943, though by the time he retired from soccer he already had three acting credits, ranging from 1941 to ...

47. Ricardo Palacios

Writer | Mi conejo es el mejor

Ricardo Palacios was born on March 2, 1940 in Reinosa, Cantabria, Spain as Ricardo López-Nuño Díez. He was an actor and writer, known for Mi conejo es el mejor (1982), Los 7 de Pancho Villa (1967) and ¡Biba la banda! (1987). He died on February 11, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.

48. Ángel de Andrés López

Actor | Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios"

Ángel de Andrés López was born on October 23, 1951 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain. He was an actor, known for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), Tapas (2005) and Baton Rouge (1988). He was married to Milena Montes. He died on May 4, 2016 in Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid.

49. Fernando Guillén

Actor | Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios"

Fernando Guillén was born on November 22, 1932 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Fernando Gallego Guillén. He was an actor, known for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), Don Juan en los infiernos (1991) and La saga de los Rius (1976). He was married to Gemma Cuervo. He died...

50. Fernando Hilbeck

Actor | Flesh+Blood

Thin and gaunt-faced character actor Fernando Jose Hilbeck Gavalda was born on July 7, 1933 in Madrid, Spain. His father was English. Hilbeck studied in Peru, where he earned a degree in Humanities from the University of Lima. He started acting on stage and was a member of the Prandello y De Servi ...


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