Death Place Matching "Westport, Connecticut, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Paul Newman

Actor | The Hustler

Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of emigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned...

2. Brett Somers

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Brett Somers was born on July 11, 1924 in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada as Audrey Dawn Johnston. She was an actress, known for Battlestar Galactica (1978), The Odd Couple (1970) and Mary Tyler Moore (1970). She was married to Jack Klugman and Robert Klein. She died on September 15, 2007 in ...

3. Sandy Dennis

Actress | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

It would not be easy for anyone to out-do one of American theater's finest thespians, but somehow actress Sandy Dennis managed to even out-quirk the legendary Geraldine Page when it came to affecting nervous ticks and offbeat mannerisms on stage and in film. She and Page had few peers when it came ...

4. Imogene Coca

Actress | National Lampoon's Vacation

Imogene Coca is best remembered for playing opposite Sid Caesar in the live 90-minute Your Show of Shows (1950), which ran every Saturday night in regular season on NBC from February 1950 to June 1954. Their repertoire of comedy acts included the very memorable, hilarious, timeless and ...

5. Cecilia Hart

Actress | Law & Order

Cecilia Hart was born on June 6, 1948 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA. She was an actress, known for Law & Order (1990), The Runaways (1978) and MacGyver (1985). She was married to James Earl Jones and Bruce Weitz. She died on October 16, 2016 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

6. Betty Amann

Actress | Asphalt

Born in Germany to American parents, dark-haired Betty Amann (born Philippine Amann) grew up in the US. She began her screen career as Bee Amann in the mid-'20s, but returned to Germany after appearing in a 'Tom Tyler' Western for low-budget FBO Pictures. Arriving in the wake of Louise Brooks, she ...

7. Dan Hartman

Soundtrack | Scrooged

Dan Hartman was born on December 8, 1950 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on March 22, 1994 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

8. Robert Stevens

Director | Suspense

Of all the very talented and capable directors to work on the two Alfred Hitchcock television series, Robert Stevens was the only one ever honored with the Emmy Award. His skill behind the camera, also honored by a DGA nomination in 1957, was one of the major influences on the half-hour Hitchcock ...

9. Alex Raymond

Writer | Flash Gordon

Alexander Gillespie Raymond was born on October 2, 1909 in New Rochelle, New York, to Beatrice Wallazz (Crossley) and Alexander Gillespie Raymond, a civil engineer and road builder, who encouraged his drawing from an early age. His sister, Beatrice, was the paternal grandmother of actors Matt Dillon...

10. Miriam Weinstein

The Burning

Mother of Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein, whose company, Miramax, was named after their parents, Miriam and Max Weinstein.

11. Grace Carney

Actress | Inside Detective

Grace Carney was born on September 15, 1911 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. She was an actress, known for Rocky King, Detective (1950), The Owl and the Pussycat (1970) and Kraft Theatre (1947). She died on March 25, 2009 in Westport, Connecticut.

12. Hy Zaret

Soundtrack | Ghost

Academy Award-nominated songwriter and lyricist ("Unchained Melody", 1955, with composer Alex North for the film "Unchained") and attorney, educated at West Virginia University and the Brooklyn Law School (LL.B). He practised law for several years, then joined the United States Army in World War II...

13. Robert Lawson

Writer | Ferdinand

He is the winner of the 1941 Caldecott Medal for his artwork in "They Were Strong and Good".

14. Larry Williams

Actor | Brother Rat

Larry Williams was born on July 29, 1913 in Tenafly, New Jersey, USA as Edward Albert Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Brother Rat (1938), The Monster Maker (1944) and On Trial (1939). He was married to Nell O'Day. He died on January 3, 1983 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

15. Hal James

Man of La Mancha

Won three Tony Awards: in 1966, as co-producer of Best Musical winner "Man of la Mancha;" and two in 1968, as one of four co-producers for Best Producer (Musical) and as a co-producer of Best Musical winner "Hallelujah, Baby!"

16. Max Wilk

Writer | It Happened to Jane

Max Wilk was born in 1920 in Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA. He is known for his work on It Happened to Jane (1959), Open Secret (1948) and Close-Up (1948). He died on February 19, 2011 in Westport, Connecticut.

17. Dorothy Bryce

Actress | Glacier Bay

Dorothy Bryce was born on October 12, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA as Dorothy Mayne. She was an actress, known for Glacier Bay (2006). She was married to Ed Bryce. She died on May 21, 2009 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

18. Bernard Green

Composer | CBS Playhouse

Composed and conducted music for radio ("Here's Morgan"), television (Mister Peepers (1952), Your Show of Shows (1950)), records (backing Wally Cox and Tony Randall, plus 3 stereo LPs of his own orchestra), and movies. Created very whimsical music, often including a circus calliope in the orchestra...

19. Dave Lambert

Soundtrack | Zee and Co.

Composer, author, songwriter, drummer, trumpeter, singer and arranger, educated in high school and then a trumpeter, vocalist and drummer with the Hugh McGinnes Trio between 1936 and 1938. He entered World War II military service with the US Army, and then led vocal groups for the orchestras of ...

21. Bernard Jaffe

Shining Through

Bernard Jaffe was born on September 6, 1930 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on Shining Through (1992), True Love (1989) and Amongst Friends (1993). He died on August 2, 1993 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

22. Robert J. Wussler

Actor | Black Sunday

Robert J. Wussler was born on September 8, 1936 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Robert Joseph Wussler. He was a production manager and producer, known for Black Sunday (1977), Gods and Generals (2003) and CBS News Extra: Project Mercury flight of Frienship 7 (1962). He died on June 5, 2010 in ...

23. Jim Burnes

Jim Burnes was married to Barbara Ann King. He died on June 25, 1970 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

24. George Lowther

Producer | Matinee Theatre

Writer, director and producer who broke into radio at 13 as an NBC page. Eventually he was writing episodes for "The Adventures of Superman", Terry and the Pirates", "The Adventures of Tom Mix", and "Dick Tracy", then a writer, director and producer of radio's Guy Lombardo and Morton Downey Shows ...

25. Eliot Hyman

Self | The World Premiere of 'Finian's Rainbow'

Eliot Hyman was born on August 29, 1904 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on The World Premiere of 'Finian's Rainbow' (1968). He died on July 23, 1980 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

26. Leo Chalzel

Actor | Men in White

Leo Chalzel was born on August 7, 1898 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for Men in White (1934) and Come On, Marines! (1934). He was married to Helen Sheahan. He died on July 16, 1953 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

27. Ray Egan

Soundtrack | The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Prolific lyricist ("Ain't We Got Fun?", "Sleepy Time Gal", "Till We Meet Again"), he came to the USA in 1892 and was educated at the University of Michigan. He was a bank clerk, and then a staff writer for Grinnells Music Company in Detroit, Michigan. He wrote songs for the Broadway musicals "...

28. Ruth Matteson

Actress | Musical Comedy Time

Ruth Matteson was born on December 8, 1909 in San Jose, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Musical Comedy Time (1950), Birth of a Baby (1938) and Actor's Studio (1948). She was married to Curt A. Peterson (retired advertsing exec.) and Arthur Pierson. She died on February 5, 1975 in ...

30. Joan Whitney

Soundtrack | The Right Stuff

Joan Whitney was born on June 26, 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Zoe Parenteau. She was married to Alex Kramer. She died on July 12, 1990 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

31. Kenneth Raisbeck

Writer | The Gay Defender

While at Harvard he was an assistant to 47 Workshop professor George Pierce Baker.

34. Mel Casson

Actor | Draw Me a Laugh

Mel Casson was born on July 25, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Draw Me a Laugh (1949). He died on May 21, 2007 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

35. Robert Pollock

Writer | Loophole

London-born writer Robert Pollock is likely best-known for writing the novel "Loophole, or How to Rob a Bank," based on a series of encounters he had with a paroled criminal who, in the course of their relationship, revealed himself to be one of England's most notorious bank robbers. His 1973 book ...

40. Tracy Sugarman

Writer | The Color of Justice

Tracy Sugarman was born on November 14, 1921 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Tracy A. Sugarman. He was a writer, known for The Color of Justice (1970), Freedom Summer (2014) and Art in the Face of War (2006). He was married to Gloria Cole and June. He died on January 20, 2013 in Westport, Connecticut...

42. Montague Glass

Writer | In Hollywood with Potash and Perlmutter

Montague Glass was born on July 23, 1877 in Manchester, England as Montague Marsden Glass. He was a writer, known for In Hollywood with Potash and Perlmutter (1924), Hungry Hearts (1922) and Potash and Perlmutter (1923). He was married to Caroline Patterson. He died on February 3, 1934 in Westport,...

43. Judith Kealey

Actress | Tick Tock

Judith Kealey was born on January 13, 1961 in Connecticut, USA. She was an actress, known for Tick Tock (2009). She was married to Manny. She died on January 8, 2013 in Westport, Connecticut.

45. Sidney Michaels

Writer | Richard Diamond, Private Detective

His father Max was a theater manager and burlesque-show producer in Boston.

48. Hardie Gramatky

Writer | Melody Time

American water painter and author who was raised in Southern California, USA.

49. Lawrence Grossman


Lawrence K. Grossman, a former advertising executive, transformed PBS over eight years. Despite his initial reluctance to spend the required money, PBS became the first broadcast network to deliver its programming by satellite. He expanded the influence of the MacNeil/Lehrer program by lengthening ...

50. John Chapman

Self | Toast of the Town

John Chapman was born on June 25, 1900 in Denver, Colorado, USA. He died on January 19, 1972 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.

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