Death Place Matching "Reno, Nevada, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Don Galloway
Actor | The Big Chill
Born July 27, 1937 in Brooksville, Kentucky. He was married to Linda Galloway [divorced], the former Linda Robinson, and had two daughters. Their names are Tracy and Jennifer. Married the second time to Linda Marie, he has two stepchildren: Sheila and Robert. He also has one brother. Education, ...
2. Tura Satana
Actress | Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Tura Satana started exotic dancing when she was only 13 years old. She integrated acrobatics, humor, and sensual beauty to her dancing art form. As a dancer, she started doing guest appearances in films such as Our Man Flint (1966) and Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) and made several films ...
Actress | Musical Comedy Time
This relatively obscure, sweet-faced "B" level ingénue of the post-war 40s and 50s was born Beverly Jean Saul of modest beginnings in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on July 5, 1927. Her mother was a secretary who secured piano and music lessons for her young daughter. Her father was employed with a ...
Actress | Carousel
A bundle of bright sunshine and unabashed energy, lovely musical actress Barbara Ruick delighted audiences for over two decades. The brown-eyed singer/actress who admittedly came up short in the dancing department nevertheless toyed with top musical stardom in mid-1950s films and almost nabbed it. ...
Actress | Ski Fever
Claudia Martin was the daughter of Dean Martin and his first wife, Betty MacDonald. One of seven children, she was born in Ridley Park, PA, but spent her childhood in southern California. She did follow her father into show business, appearing on such television programs as The Donna Reed Show (...
6. Lois Wilson
Actress | Ransom
A schoolteacher who became a stage actress (briefly), Lois Wilson entered films in 1916 at Paramount (her sisters, Diana Kane and Connie Lewis, also worked as actresses). Wilson played leading roles well into the sound era, and after she retired from the screen she worked sporadically in television...
Actor | Sheriff of Cimarron
An American cowboy star of "B" westerns who had a brief career in the 1940s, Sunset Carson was born with the decidedly unheroic name of Winifred Maurice Harrison (although he was generally known to his family as Michael or Mick) in Gracemore, Oklahoma. He moved to Plainview, Texas, as a boy and ...
8. Rudy Sooter
Soundtrack | The Roaming Cowboy
Rudy Sooter was born on June 17, 1904 in Canada as Roby Cecil Sooter. His parents were John Franklin Sooter and Hattie Blanch Tussing Sooter. Rudy first became known for his country and western music, both as a writer and performer. Bob Nolan and Roy Rogers were in his band before they formed the ...
Music Department | Dick Tracy
Shirley Walker was born in Napa, California in 1945. She was educated at Pleasant Hill High School; attended San Francisco State College on piano scholarship; studied composition with Dr. Roger Nixon; and piano with Harald Logan of Berkeley, California. She was soloist with San Francisco Symphony ...
10. Dorothy Whitney
Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's
Dorothy Whitney was born on October 31, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Dorothy Myrtle Whitney. She was an actress, known for Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) and Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955). She was married to Richard Bell Coney and Ramon Bieri. She died on January 25, 1977 in Reno, Nevada, USA.
11. Alan Wells
Alan Wells was born on March 23, 1926 in Benzonia, Michigan, USA as George Alan Wells. He was an actor, known for Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957), The Great Missouri Raid (1951) and The Count of Monte Cristo (1956). He was married to Barbara Lang and Claudia Barrett. He died on June 14, ...
12. Reno Browne
Actress | Range Land
American B-Western actress. Growing up in her native Reno, Nevada, she made her entree into films with small parts in films shooting on location in the Reno area. She travelled to Hollywood and got work as a trick rider and stuntwoman and eventually as a leading lady in low- budget Westerns for ...
13. Jules Irving
Director | What Really Happened to the Class of '65?
Jules Irving was born on April 13, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Julius Israel. He was a director and producer, known for What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (1977), Loose Change (1978) and Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (1976). He was married to Priscilla Pointer. He died on July 28,...
14. Gwen Lee
Actress | Laugh, Clown, Laugh
She was one of the archetypal flappers of the Jazz Age. Blonde, blue-eyed and impeccably coiffured, we recall Gwen Lee as tall, blonde flibbertigibbets and gold-digging vamps in films of the late 1920's and early 30's. Gwen was born in Nebraska and attended school in Omaha. Having suitably ...
Actor | Walls Tell Tales
Composer, violinist and educator, educated at first by his father and then the Imperial School at St. Petersburg with Auer. He made his violin debut at Berlin in 1907, followed by a tour of Europe. His American debut was with the Boston Symphony in 1911. Thereafter, he joined the faculty at the ...
17. James Vance
James Vance was born on October 12, 1965 in California, USA. He died on November 29, 1988 in Reno, Nevada, USA.
18. Bob Wilkins
Producer | Creature Features
Bob Wilkins was born on April 11, 1932 in Hammond, Indiana, USA as Robert Gene Wilkins. He was a producer and actor, known for Creature Features (1971), The Star Trek Dream (1975) and The Milpitas Monster (1976). He was married to Sally Wilkins. He died on January 7, 2009 in Reno, Nevada, USA.
19. Gary Brandner
Writer | The Howling
Gary Brandner was born on May 31, 1930 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA as Gary Phil Brandner. He was a writer and actor, known for The Howling (1981), The Howling and Cameron's Closet (1988). He was married to Martine Wood Brandner, Barbara Nutting and Paula Moon. He died on September 22, 2013 ...
20. Sam Donahue
Music Department | Sentimental Over You
Tenor saxophonist, who formed his first band in Detroit in the mid 1930's but subsequently relinquished the leader position to Sonny Burke and joined Gene Krupa and His Orchestra. He remained for two years, then briefly worked with Harry James and Benny Goodman, before once again leading his own ...
23. John Hatton
Actor | Crossing Trails
John Hatton was born on August 1, 1913 in Alameda County, California, USA as John McLaughlin Hatton. He was an actor, known for Crossing Trails (1921), The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924) and Our Gang (1922). He died on December 27, 1998 in Reno, Nevada, USA.
26. Anna Minot
Actress | Condition Red
Anna Minot's first stage role was as a chickadee in a elementary school play. By the time she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College in 1939, she had acted in community theatre and in summer stock. She went on from there to a long and distinguished career on the stage, with occasional film ...
27. Dizzy Dean
Actor | Dizzy & Daffy
Jerome "Dizzy" Dean is regarded as one of the finest pitchers in baseball history. He took four consecutive strikeout titles, led the National League in complete games pitched for four straight seasons, and won two games for the Cardinals in the 1934 World Series--his brother Paul 'Daffy' Dean won ...
39. Ringo Bonavena
Actor | Pasión dominguera
Oscar Natalio Bonavena was Argentina's most famous heavyweight boxer from 1964 until his murder in 1976. He was 6' 1" tall and weighed a muscular 217lbs. Nicknamed "Ringo" because of his "Beattle's" style haircut, he compiled a 58-9-1 record with 44 knockout victories. He became famous for knocking...
41. Geraldine Decker
Actress | Live from the Metropolitan Opera
From the time she was a little girl, Geraldine Decker sang and performed for her parents and friends. Her high school yearbooks extolled her heavenly voice as she participated in choir and drama programs.
While her boys were little, she stayed active in community theater and local programs.
Actor | The Rocketeer
Richard T. Brickert was born on March 31, 1955 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Richard Thomas Brickert. He is known for his work on The Rocketeer (1991) and Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993). He died on September 14, 1993 in Reno, Nevada, USA.
44. James Olinger
Actor | Less Like Me
James Olinger is currently attending college at TMCC where he is studying politics. He is a very gifted student, scoring in the top 1 percent graduating high school seniors the year that he graduated. He also scored unbelievably high on the ASFAB test and set the curve on the state mathematics exam...
45. Gerald Pierce
Actor | Love, Honor and Oh-Baby!
Gerald Pierce was born on April 27, 1918 in Drayton, North Dakota, USA as Gerald Aubrey Pierce . He was an actor, known for Love, Honor and Oh-Baby! (1940), Comrades (1928) and The House of Rothschild (1934). He was married to Jeannette E. Pierce. He died on July 28, 2011 in Reno, Nevada, USA.