Death Place Matching "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Fred Rogers
Actor | MisteRogers' Neighborhood
Fred Rogers was the host of the popular long-running public television children's show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. The show debuted in Pittsburgh in 1967 and was picked up by PBS the next year, becoming a staple of public TV stations around the United States. Rogers' mild manner, cardigan sweaters...
Actress | A Patch of Blue
This slender, striking, red-haired, freckle-faced American leading lady, a Carnegie-Tech student in the 60s, made a stunning, sensitive film debut as the blind, abused, uneducated white girl who falls in love with compassionate Sidney Poitier in the racially-charged drama A Patch of Blue (1965). ...
4. Bill Nunn
Actor | Spider-Man
Commanding performer Bill Nunn made his feature debut in fellow Morehouse College graduate Spike Lee's School Daze (1988), but really etched himself into moviegoers' minds as a formidable screen presence in his second film with Lee, Do the Right Thing (1989), playing Radio Raheem, whose ...
6. Don Brockett
Actor | The Silence of the Lambs
Don Brockett was born on January 30, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Richard Donald Brockett. He was an actor, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Flashdance (1983) and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968). He was married to Leslie Brockett. He died on May 2, 1995 in Pittsburgh.
7. Karl Hardman
Producer | Night of the Living Dead
Karl Hardman was an American actor and film producer.
He is best known for the 1968 George A. Romero film Night of the Living Dead.
Hardman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Before joining the movie world, he was a radio reporter. His last appearance on the big screen dates back to 1996 in the ...
Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling
Bruno Sammartino was born on October 6, 1935 in Pizzoferrato, Abruzzo, Italy as Bruno Laopardo Franceso Sammartino. He was an actor, known for WWF Championship Wrestling (1972), Spectrum Wrestling (1977) and World Wrestling Federation (1973). He was married to Carol Teyssier. He died on April 18, ...
Actor | Return to Campus
Arnold Palmer was born on September 10, 1929 in Youngstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Arnold Daniel Palmer. He was an actor, known for Return to Campus (1975), Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (1962) and Coach of the Year (1980). He was married to Kathleen Gawthrop and Winifred Walzer. He died on...
11. Johnny Valiant
Actor | The Wrestler
Making his name in the tag team division, Johnny Valiant lived up to his family name along with his brothers, Jimmy and Jerry. After retiring from being an active wrestler, Johnny then became a manager by leading the team of Greg "The Hammer" Valentine (Greg Valentine) and Brutus Beefcake, known as...
14. Bill Cardille
Actor | Night of the Living Dead
Bill Cardille is a native of Sharon Pennsylvania. "Chilly Billy" as he is affectionately known, started his broadcast career in 1952 in Erie, PA at WICV Channel 12. He later made Pittsburgh his home in 1957 signing on WIIC Channel 11 (now known as WPXI) and starred as the host for several ...
18. Hank Stohl
Actor | Capricorn One
Hank Stohl was born on July 1, 1927 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA as Henry Stohl Zakowski. He was an actor, known for Capricorn One (1977), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and Diabolique (1996). He was married to Anita Hey, Anita Heh Zakowski and Ruth Zakowski Getz. He died on December 15, 2008...
19. Lillian Russell
Actress | Wildfire
Lillian Russell was born on December 4, 1860 in Clinton, Iowa, USA as Helen Louise Leonard. She was an actress, known for Wildfire (1915), La Tosca (1911) and Potted Pantomimes (1914). She was married to Alexander Pollock Moore, Giovanni Perugini, Edward Solomon and Harry Braham. She died on June 6...
20. Michael Dennison
Costume Designer | Eat Pray Love
Michael Dennison was born on March 21, 1952 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. He is known for his work on Eat Pray Love (2010), Starship Troopers (1997) and The Chronicles of Riddick (2004). He died on September 2, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
21. Johnny Costa
Music Department | Fellini - Satyricon
Johnny Costa was born on January 18, 1922 in Arnold, Pennsylvania, USA as John D. Costa. He is known for his work on Fellini - Satyricon (1969), Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968) and Christmastime with Mister Rogers (1977). He died on October 11, 1996 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
22. Ann Muffly
Actress | Flashdance
Ann Muffly was born on May 23, 1926 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA as Ann Little. She was an actress, known for Flashdance (1983), Season of the Witch (1972) and Knightriders (1981). She was married to Robert E. Muffly. She died on August 15, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
25. Heath Lamberts
Actor | Tom and Huck
Toronto-born Heath Lamberts began his show-business career on stage in Canada in the early 1960s, performing regularly at the Stratford Festival and the Shaw Festival. He was a well regarded stage actor, receiving good notices for his roles in "Cyrano de Bergerac" and "Beauty and the Beast." When ...
26. Lee Gilchrist
Actor | The Beverly Hillbillies
Carlton "Cookie" Gilchrist was the first great power runningback in the fledgling American Football League (AFL) during the 1960s. Thanks to Gilchrist, the AFL gained a lot of credibility as the powerful 6-3, 250-lbs. fullback ran through would-be tacklers during a remarkable three-year run that ...
28. Larry Vaira
Actor | Dawn of the Dead
Born in August 25, 1950 in Finleyville, Pennsylvania. The handsome, dark brown haired, blue eyed Larry Vaira wasn't really an actor, but he was hired by George A. Romero to play Bikers in his movies, Dawn of the Dead (1978) as Mousey, The Tommy-Gun Biker (riding in sidecar) (where in real life he ...
30. Cletus Anderson
Production Designer | Day of the Dead
Cletus Anderson was born on February 10, 1938 in Ohio, USA. He was a production designer and actor, known for Day of the Dead (1985), Night of the Living Dead (1990) and Creepshow (1982). He was married to Barbara Anderson. He died on March 16, 2007 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
33. Lee Hartman
Actor | Night of the Living Dead
Lee Hartman was born on February 21, 1930 in North Apollo, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Night of the Living Dead (1968), There's Always Vanilla (1971) and Autopsy of the Dead (2009). He died on December 24, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
35. Josie Carey
Actress | The Children's Corner
Actress, composer, songwriter and author, educated at the University of Pennsylvania. She wrote for and appeared on television shows in the USA and Canada, including "Funsville" and "Storyland". She won awards for her broadcast work from Duquesne University and the Pittsburgh Junior Chamber of ...
Composer | Aquel hombre de Tánger
Elizabeth Firestone was born on July 16, 1922 in Akron, Ohio, USA. She is known for her work on That Man from Tangier (1953), Once More, My Darling (1949) and The Voice of Firestone (1949). She died on October 18, 1989 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Producer | Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting
Diana Birkenfield was born on March 3, 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She was a production manager and producer, known for Sesame Street: 20 Years & Still Counting! 1969-1989 (1989), The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986) and The Christmas Toy (1986). She died on November 22, 2012 in ...
39. Mary Lea Johnson
Producer | The Shining
Mary Lea Johnson was born on August 20, 1926 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. She was a producer, known for The Shining (1980), Fort Apache the Bronx (1981) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982). She was married to Martin Richards, Victor D'Arc and William Ryan. She died on ...
Writer | Black Fury
Michael A. Musmanno was born on April 7, 1897 in Stowe Township, Pennsylvania, USA as Michael Angelo Musmanno. He was a writer, known for Black Fury (1935), The Last Ten Days (1955) and To Tell the Truth (1956). He died on October 12, 1968 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
48. Billy Conn
Actor | The Pittsburgh Kid
Billy Conn was born on October 8, 1917 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as William David Conn Jr. He was an actor, known for The Pittsburgh Kid (1941), World's Heavyweight Championship: Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn (1941) and Heavyweight Championship of the World: Muhammad Ali vs. Floyd Patterson (1965)...
Production Manager | Night of the Living Dead
Vincent D. Survinski was born on January 25, 1912 in the USA. He was an actor and production manager, known for Night of the Living Dead (1968), Creepshow (1982) and Dawn of the Dead (1978). He died on May 7, 2001 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.