Death Place Matching "Westwood, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...
Actor | The Third Man
Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Jr. was born in Petersburg, Virginia, into a well-to-do Southern family. He was the eldest of three sons born to Sally Whitworth (Willson) and Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Sr., an assistant postmaster.
Jo (as he was known) and his brothers Whit and Sam spent their summers at their...
3. Ted Bessell
Director | The Tracey Ullman Show
Born in New York City, Ted's early career included guest appearances in soap operas, Lover Come Back (1961) and It's a Man's World (1962). Ted went on to appear as "Frankie" on Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964), but his big break was as "That Guy" on the successful Marlo Thomas Television series That Girl (...
Actor | Seven Days in May
Actor. Born in Franklin, Indiana on December 28, 1923, he was raised in Texas and went to college at Indiana University. There, on a speech and drama scholarship, he began to act and perform however this was interrupted by being called into the service. In World War II where he saw action overseas,...
Actor | The Great Dictator
English-born Reginald Gardiner, graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, became an established revue and musical star on the London stage in the 1930's. His first foray into the film business was in the Alfred Hitchcock-directed The Lodger (1927). However, it was in Hollywood where his ...
Actor | Kelly's Heroes
Greek-American actor George Savalas is best remembered for co-starring with his brother, Telly Savalas, on the popular television detective show Kojak (1973) between 1973 and 1978. George played Detective Stavros to Telly's Kojak and was billed as Demosthenes in the end credits to avoid confusion ...
Actress | The War of the Roses
A prolific radio and TV actress, Ms. Mitchell was a regular on such classic radio series as "Fibber McGee and Molly" and "The Great Gildersleeve," and on television, "Pete & Gladys" (Janet Colton), "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" (Marge Thornton), and "Bachelor Father" (Kitty Deveraux). She also ...
Soundtrack | The Spy Who Loved Me
Musical talent ran in Marvin Hamlisch's family - his father was an accordionist, and at seven Hamlisch was the youngest student ever accepted by Manhattan's Julliard School of Music. Hamlich furthered his education by taking night classes at Queens College and working during the day as a rehearsal ...
11. Todd Kimsey
Actor | Planet of the Apes
Todd Grant Kimsey was born in Athens, GA. Todd attended high school in Athens with noted character actor, Jasper Cole. After attending Davidson College and Florida State University, Todd was an intern for the Burt Reynolds Theater in Florida. He then went on to work as an actor and dance in New ...
12. Sandi Nimoy
Costume Department | In Search of...
When Kirk, McCoy and Gillian first enter the Hospital in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) and are walking around trying to locate Chekov, a voice on a loudspeaker in the background says "Paging Dr. Zober... Dr. Sandy Zober." Sandi Nimoy (nee' Zober) was director Leonard Nimoy's wife at the time.
16. Jesse De Vorska
Actor | Around the Corner
Jesse De Vorska was born on July 13, 1898 in Kovno, Russian Empire as Jesse Dvorska. He was an actor, known for Around the Corner (1930), Jake the Plumber (1927) and Rose of the Tenements (1926). He died on December 27, 1999 in Westwood, California, USA.
18. Jerome Thor
Actor | 10 to Midnight
Jerome Thor was born on January 5, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Jerome Perlmutter. He was an actor, known for 10 to Midnight (1983), Planet of the Apes (1974) and 55 Days at Peking (1963). He was married to Sydna Scott. He died on August 12, 1993 in Westwood, California, USA.
19. Carlos Castaneda
Writer | The Teachings of Don Juan
Carlos Castaneda, dubbed "godfather of the New Age movement," was born in Peru and came to the United States in 1951, originally hoping to make it as a sculptor. He worked a series of odd jobs and took classes in philosophy, literature and creative writing. While a graduate student in anthropology ...
21. Loretta Daye
Actress | Studio One
Loretta Daye was born on November 21, 1925 in New York, USA as Eileen Teressa Dado. She was an actress, known for Studio One in Hollywood (1948), Kraft Theatre (1947) and Goodyear Playhouse (1951). She was married to Lin McCarthy. She died on August 23, 1995 in Westwood, California, USA.
25. Billie Brockwell
Writer | A Law Unto Himself
Billie Brockwell was born on February 1, 1875 in Georgia, USA as Lillian Voltaire. She was an actress and writer, known for A Law Unto Himself (1916), Women and Roses (1914) and The Siren (1914). She died on January 30, 1949 in Westwood, California, USA.
32. Everett Freeman
Producer | The Glass Bottom Boat
Everett Freeman was born in New York, New York. His prolific career as a short-story writer, screenplay writer, film and TV producer spanned 50 years. After graduating from Columbia University, he began his career as a journalist and, at the age of 18, was the youngest writer to ever have a short ...
33. Ernest Dryden
Costume Designer | The Prisoner of Zenda
Dryden, one of the finest commercial artists of his generation, was also known as one of the foremost poster artists in Germany. Dryden served as an officer in the Imperial Flying Corps during WWI and began his career as a menswear designer, moving to New York in 1933 and onto Hollywood in 1934. ...
34. Howard Lipstone
Producer | Jaws 3-D
Howard Lipstone was born on April 28, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a production manager and producer, known for Jaws 3-D (1983), Porky's II: The Next Day (1983) and Burned at the Stake (1982). He was married to Jane Lipstone. He died on August 24, 2015 in Westwood, California, USA.
37. Ernie Whitecloud
Actor | Riven: The Sequel to Myst
Ernie "White Cloud" Fragua was a member of the Jemez Tribe from New Mexico. He had done numerous commercials, nationally and internationally, TV soap operas, music videos, documentaries and movies. He was a warm soul who lived humbly and humorously, always open to the magic of life. A Vietnam ...
38. Charles Kennedy
Actor | Little Old New York
Charles Kennedy was born on February 14, 1871 in Derby, Derbyshire, England as Charles Rann Kennedy. He was an actor, known for Little Old New York (1923). He was married to Edith Wynne Matthison. He died on February 16, 1950 in Westwood, California, USA.