Death Place Matching "Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Writer | Quartet
Popular British novelist, playwright, short-story writer and the highest-paid author in the world in the 1930s, Somerset Maugham graduated in 1897 from St. Thomas' Medical School and qualified as a doctor, but abandoned medicine after the success of his first novels and plays. During World War I he...
2. Syd Chaplin
Actor | King, Queen and Joker
Syd Chaplin was born on March 16, 1885 in London, England as Sydney Hawkes. He was an actor and director, known for King, Queen and Joker (1921), The Better 'Ole (1926) and Gussle Rivals Jonah (1915). He was married to Gypsy and Minnie Chaplin. He died on April 15, 1965 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, ...
Actress | La maison du Maltais
Strikingly beautiful French leading lady (Miss Paris of 1930) who first appeared on stage at the age of 13 at the Theatre Sarah-Bernhardt, then did some modelling work and a year later joined the chorus line of the Moulin Rouge. She also performed the 'can-can' at the legendary Parisian nightclub ...
Director | Les vampires
A prolific director--over 700 films, most of them short- or medium-length--Louis Feuillade began his career with Gaumont where, as well as directing his own features, he was appointed artistic director in charge of production in 1907. His work was largely comprised of film series; his first series,...
Writer | The Phantom of the Opera
A native of Paris, France, a poet, journalist and novelist, Gaston Leroux is known for his many creative horror stories, including "Rouilable", "The Haunted Chair" and "The Wax Mask", but is probably best known for his work "The Phantom of the Opera", which became Leroux's prize possession. He ...
Writer | Isadora
Isadora Duncan was an American dancer and innovative educator known for interdisciplinary and cross-cultural projects, and a hectic marriage to the famous Russian poet Sergei Esenin.
She was born Isador 'Dora' Angela Duncan on May 26, 1877, in San Francisco, California. Her father, Joseph Duncan, ...
Actor | Minority Report
Severin Wunderman was born on November 19, 1938 in Brussels, Belgium as Severin Sam Wunderman. He was an actor, known for Minority Report (2002). He was married to Jacqueline Ann Pitcher, Gail O'Grady, Lydia Mendoza, Denise Wizman and Gigi Gaston America. He died on June 25, 2008 in Nice, ...
Julien Bertheau was born on June 19, 1910 in Algiers, Alger, France as Julien Désiré Bertheau. He was an actor, known for The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), The Count of Monte Cristo (1954) and The Phantom of Liberty (1974). He was married to Micheline Boudet and Denise Clair. He died on...
10. Niccolò Paganini
Soundtrack | Rear Window
Paganini's musical talent was recognized at an early age, and his ambitious father drove him hard to succeed, even withholding food if his son did not perform to his satisfaction on the violin. Escaping his father's domineering influence in his late teens by fleeing to Lucca, Paganini came to the ...
Writer | Les choristes
Warmly popular French character player and screenwriter in his heyday, Noel-Noel was born Lucien Noel and developed his celebrity in music halls and the cabaret venue, where he created his Ademai comic character, a blundering French soldier. He eventually took this character successfully to film in...
Director | Veertig jaren
Edmond T. Gréville was born on June 20, 1906 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France as Edmond Greville Thonger. He was a director and writer, known for Veertig jaren (1938), Temptation (1959) and The Hands of Orlac (1960). He was married to Vanda Gréville. He died on May 26, 1966 in Nice.
13. Gaby Morlay
Actress | Gigi
Gaby Morlay was born on June 8, 1893 in Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France as Blanche Pauline Fumoleau. She was an actress, known for Gigi (1949), Jim la houlette, roi des voleurs (1926) and Mensonges (1946). She was married to Max Bonnafous. She died on July 4, 1964 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
15. André Hunebelle
Director | Le capitan
André Hunebelle (b. 1896) was an odd-job man ,always seeing which way the wind would blow when he made his movies;hence his eclecticism ,so to speak:comedies,swashbucklers (genre in which his gave his most pleasant works ),spy thrillers ,spoofs ....
His comedies (his dominant genre in the fifties) ...
16. Fernand Rivers
Director | La dame aux camélias
Fernand Rivers was born on September 6, 1879 in Saint-Léger, Rhône, France as Fernand Large. He was an actor and director, known for La dame aux camélias (1934), Quatre heures du matin (1938) and Le duel de Plouf (1918). He died on August 17, 1960 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
18. Philippe Nicaud
Actor | La isla misteriosa
Philippe Nicaud was born on June 27, 1926 in Paris, France. He was an actor and writer, known for The Mysterious Island (1973), L'île mystérieuse (1973) and Que personne ne sorte (1964). He was married to Christine Carère. He died on April 19, 2009 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
19. Gérard Landry
Actor | Rigoletto e la sua tragedia
Gérard Landry was born on October 16, 1912 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Gerard de la Gatineria. He was an actor, known for Rigoletto e la sua tragedia (1956), Le patriote (1938) and Il ribelle di Castelmonte (1964). He was married to Jacqueline Porel and Janine Darcey. He died on September 18, ...
20. Leen Jongewaard
Actor | Ja zuster, nee zuster
Leen Jongewaard was born on May 30, 1927 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Leendert Jongewaard. He was an actor, known for Ja zuster, nee zuster (1966), Citroentje met suiker (1972) and 't Schaep Met De 5 Pooten (1969). He died on June 4, 1996 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
21. Charles Spaak
Writer | La grande illusion
Charles Spaak was born on May 25, 1903 in Brussels, Belgium. He was a writer and director, known for La Grande Illusion (1937), Before the Deluge (1954) and Le mystère Barton (1949). He was married to Janine Spaak and Claude Marcy. He died on March 4, 1975 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
22. André Franquin
Writer | Fais gaffe à la gaffe!
André Franquin was born on January 3, 1924 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium. He was a writer, known for Fais gaffe à la gaffe! (1981), Sur la piste du Marsupilami (2012) and Gaston Lagaffe (2018). He was married to Liliane Servais. He died on January 5, 1997 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
24. Henri Matisse
Actor | Ten Modern Artists
Henri Emile Benoit Matisse was born on December 31, 1869, in Le Cateau-Cambresis, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. His father, named Emile Hippolyte Matisse, was a merchant, whose family were weavers. His mother, named Anna Heloise Matisse (nee Gerard), was a daughter of a tanner; she made hats and ...
Writer | The Blue Bird
Maeterlinck was a revolutionary symbolist playwright from Belgium. His influence on modern drama is vast and he was one of the best known figures in Europe in the early twentieth century, both for his plays and his philosophical writings. Best known today for his fantasy play "The Blue Bird", which...
29. Beverley Brooks
Actress | Lost
Beverley Brooks was born in 1929 in London, England as Patrica Evelyn Beverley Matthews. She was an actress, known for Tears for Simon (1956), Reach for the Sky (1956) and Man of the Moment (1955). She was married to Vere Harmsworth, 3rd Viscount Rothermere and Brooks, Christopher. She died on ...
30. Madeleine Aile
Actress | Il était deux petits enfants
Madeleine Aile was born on June 30, 1908 in Neuville-lès-Dieppe, Seine-Inférieure [now Dieppe, Seine-Maritime], France. She was an actress, known for Il était deux petits enfants (1922) and Tue-la-mort (1920). She died on May 25, 1984 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
31. Jacques Berlioz
Actor | Les mutinés de l'Elseneur
Jacques Berlioz was born on February 26, 1889 in Sannois, Val-d'Oise, France. He was an actor, known for Les mutinés de l'Elseneur (1936), La tour de Nesle (1937) and Le théâtre de la jeunesse (1960). He died on July 5, 1969 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
32. Alfred Machin
Director | Les héritiers de l'oncle James
Alfred Machin started his film work as camera man for Pathe at the beginning of 20 Century. During 1907 and 1909 he was in Africa, shooting documentary shorts. In 1910 he worked at the Pathe studio in Nizza, in 1911 he was one of the founding directors of the Pathe-filiale in Amsterdam, in 1913 he ...
33. Edward José
Director | Mothers of Men
Belgian-born Edward José began his film career as an actor, starring opposite Theda Bara in one of her most famous films, A Fool There Was (1915). Turning to directing shortly afterwards, he handled several Pearl White serials, and piloted many features in the late 1910s and early 1920s. His most ...
34. Lise Topart
Actress | Sylvie et le fantôme
Lise Topart was born on August 24, 1927 in Paris, France as Lise Alice Topart. She was an actress, known for Sylvie et le fantôme (1946), La cage aux filles (1949) and Counter Investigation (1947). She died on March 3, 1952 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
Actor | À bout de souffle
Henri-Jacques Huet was born on March 27, 1930 in Paris, France as Henri Jacques Charles Paul Huet. He was an actor, known for Breathless (1960), Peur sur la ville (1975) and Au théâtre ce soir (1966). He died on June 4, 2009 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
39. Jacques Gallo
Actor | Suspicion
Jacques Gallo was born on July 31, 1924 as Jacques Louis Gallo. He was an actor, known for Suspicion (1957), The Magic Sword (1962) and Men Into Space (1959). He was married to Georgene Landman and Nicole Maurey. He died on November 27, 2005 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
40. Max de Rieux
Director | J'ai l'noir ou Le suicide de Dranem
Max de Rieux was born in 1898 in Paris, France. He was an actor and director, known for J'ai l'noir ou Le suicide de Dranem (1929), Les deux mousquetaires de Nini (1934) and Une histoire entre mille (1931). He was married to Éliane de Creus. He died on March 12, 1963 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, ...
42. Frank Harris
Writer | Cowboy
Born in Ireland in 1856 of Welsh parents, Harris became a noted writer as well as a friend and confidante of the elite literati of his day including fellow Irishmen Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, and George Bernard Shaw in addition to Guy de Maupassant, Matthew Arnold, Aleister Cowley, and James Thurber...
48. Jérôme Goulven
Actor | Premier de cordée
Jérôme Goulven was born on August 15, 1901 in Riom, Puy-de-Dôme, France as Henry Felix Marie Joseph Lasnet de Lanty. He was an actor and producer, known for Premier de cordée (1944), The Big Scare (1964) and Head Against the Wall (1959). He died on July 29, 1991 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, ...