Death Place Matching "Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. W. Somerset Maugham

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, ...

3. Viviane Romance

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 ...

4. Louis Feuillade

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,...

5. Gaston Leroux

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 ...

6. Isadora Duncan

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, ...

7. Rita Jolivet

Actress | Roger la Honte

Rita Jolivet was a silent film actress whose career spanned from 1914 when she made FATA MORGANA to 1926 when she filmed PHI-PHI. Afterwards, Rita dropped out of films. She made only 20 films in her brief career.

8. Severin Wunderman

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, ...

9. Julien Bertheau

Actor | Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

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 ...

11. Noël-Noël

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...

12. Edmond T. Gréville

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.

14. Georges Moustaki

Soundtrack | The Bucket List

Georges Moustaki was born on May 3, 1934 in Alexandria, Egypt as Giuseppe Mustacchi. He was married to Annick Cozannec. He died on May 23, 2013 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.

17. Thomas Narcejac

Writer | Vertigo

Thomas Narcejac was born on July 3, 1908 in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France as Pierre Robert Ayraud. He was a writer, known for Vertigo (1958), Diabolique (1955) and Diabolique (1996). He died on June 9, 1998 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.

23. René Lefèvre

Actor | Opéra-musette

René Lefèvre was born on March 7, 1898 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France as René Lefebvre. He was an actor and writer, known for Opéra-musette (1942), Knock, ou le triomphe de la médecine (1926) and Moon Over Morocco (1931). He died on May 4, 1991 in Nice.

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 ...

25. Maurice Maeterlinck

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...

26. Loni Nest

Actress | Schwarze Erde

Loni Nest was born on August 4, 1915 in Berlin, Germany as Eleonore Nest. She was an actress, known for Schwarze Erde (1923), Die Heilige und ihr Narr (1928) and Die Perle des Orients (1921). She died on October 2, 1990 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

27. André Bervil

Actor | Le trou

André Bervil was born on November 25, 1905 in Paris 14, Paris, France as André Fernand Raine. He was an actor, known for Le Trou (1960), Devil in the Flesh (1947) and Au grand balcon (1949). He died on January 20, 1972 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

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.

35. Bruce Chatwin

Writer | Cobra Verde

Bruce Chatwin was born on May 13, 1940 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. He was a writer, known for Cobra Verde (1987), On the Black Hill (1988) and Utz (1992). He died on January 18, 1989 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

36. Henri-Jacques Huet

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.

37. Magnus Hirschfeld

Actor | Anders als die Andern

Magnus Hirschfeld was born on May 14, 1868 in Kolberg, Pomerania, Germany. He is known for his work on Anders als die Andern (1919), Das Recht auf Liebe (1930) and Gesetze der Liebe (1927). He died on May 14, 1935 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

38. Roman Toporow

Actor | Berlin Express

Roman Toporow was born on June 28, 1920 in Dubno, Podlaskie, Poland as Roman George Toporow. He was an actor, known for Berlin Express (1948), The Red Danube (1949) and Kim (1950). He died on April 24, 1993 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...

43. Anne-Marie Jelinek

Actress | La noire de...

Anne-Marie Jelinek was born on June 26, 1935 in Tiaret, Algeria. She was an actress, known for Black Girl (1966). She died on June 17, 2000 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

44. Jacques Navadic

Writer | Juste une histoire

Jacques Navadic was born on January 3, 1920 in Lille, France. He was a writer, known for Juste une histoire (1986), The Eurovision Song Contest (1956) and The Eurovision Song Contest (1969). He died on August 2, 2015 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

45. Jimmy Gaillard

Actor | L'argent

Jimmy Gaillard was born on November 11, 1916 in Lyon, Rhône, France. He was an actor, known for L'argent (1928), Whirlwind of Paris (1939) and Le mystère de la tour Eiffel (1927). He died on April 17, 1985 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

46. Jean-Jacques Delbo

Actor | Gli invasori

Jean-Jacques Delbo was born on January 10, 1909 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for Erik the Conqueror (1961), Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954) and Bernadette of Lourdes (1961). He died on May 20, 1996 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

47. Lage Fosheim

Actor | Jakten på nyresteinen

Lage Fosheim was born on January 5, 1958 in Norway. He was an actor, known for Jakten på nyresteinen (1996), Landeplage (2007) and På tråden med Synnøve (2006). He died on October 19, 2013 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

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, ...

49. Nino Bellini


Nino Bellini was born on June 22, 1894 in Bassano del Grappa, Veneto, Italy as Giovanni Bellin. He was an actor, known for Casablanca (1942), Villafranca (1934) and Ninotchka (1939). He died on February 19, 1964 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

50. Christian Gérard

Actor | Le nouveau testament

Christian Gérard was born on October 3, 1908 in Paris, France. He is known for his work on Indiscretions (1936), Samson (1936) and Paris (1937). He died on July 27, 1984 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

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