Death Place Matching "Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. James Garner
Actor | The Notebook
Amiable and handsome James Garner had obtained success in both films and television, often playing variations of the charming anti-hero/con-man persona he first developed in Maverick, the offbeat western TV series that shot him to stardom in the late 1950s.
James Garner was born James Scott ...
2. Bea Arthur
Actress | The Golden Girls
Actress-comedienne Bea Arthur was born on May 13, 1922 in New York City to a Jewish family. She grew up in Maryland, where her parents ran a dress shop. At 12 years old, she was the tallest girl in her school at 5'9". She earned the title "wittiest" girl in her school, and Bea's dream was to be in ...
3. Harry Morgan
Actor | M*A*S*H
Harry Morgan was a prolific character actor who starred in over 100 films and was a stage performer. Known to a younger generation of fans as "Col. Sherman T. Potter" on M*A*S*H (1972). Also known for his commanding personality throughout his career, he tackled movies and television in a way no ...
Actress | A Bug's Life
The indefatigable nonagenarian finally put out an autobiography in 2005 and entitled it "Like a Lampshade in a Whorehouse", which pretty much says it all when recalling the misfit life and career of the fabulous, one-of-a-kind Phyllis Diller. It may inspire all those bored, discouraged and/or ...
5. Karl Malden
Actor | On the Waterfront
Born to a Czech mother and a Serbian father in Chicago as Mladen Sekulovich, on March 22, 1912, Karl Malden did not speak English until he was in kindergarten. After graduating from high school in the nearby steel town of Gary, Indiana, Malden worked in the industry for three years until 1934, when...
6. Gail Russell
Actress | The Uninvited
Gail Russell was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 21, 1924. She remained in the Windy City, going to school until her parents moved to California when she was 14. She was an above-average student in school and upon graduation from Santa Monica High School was signed by Paramount Studios.
7. Allan Melvin
Actor | Flash Gordon
Allan Melvin was born on February 18, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Allan John Melvin. He was an actor, known for Flash Gordon (1979), The Phil Silvers Show (1955) and The Adventures of Gulliver (1968). He was married to Amalia Faustina Sestero. He died on January 17, 2008 in Brentwood, Los...
Actor | Star Trek
For more than three decades Hollywood defaulted to a small core group of actors when it came to casting convincing mobsters, gamblers and racketeers. These often typecast individuals included Joseph Ruskin, Bruce Gordon, Neville Brand, Robert Loggia and...Anthony Caruso. Square-jawed, ...
9. Billy Halop
Actor | Angels with Dirty Faces
Billy Halop's show business career started on radio in the 1920s and carried over to stage work on Broadway. There, in 1937, he and other teenage cast members of the stage hit "Dead End" were brought to Hollywood by Samuel Goldwyn for the film version of the play, which was a tremendous hit. Halop ...
10. Robert Sterling
Actor | Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Born William Sterling Hart in 1917, the Pennsylvania-born actor was the son of a professional ballplayer. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, then worked as a clothing salesman before deciding to give acting a try. He certainly had the requisite dreamboat looks as Columbia signed this ...
11. Neva Patterson
Actress | An Affair to Remember
Lean-framed, arch and edgy, somewhat hard-looking, dark-haired Neva Patterson, known by face perhaps as opposed to name, was a familiar presence in heavily-styled drama of the 1950s and 1960s radio, stage, film and TV. Christened Neva Louise Patterson in 1920 (some sources incorrectly state 1922) ...
12. Lee Bowman
Actor | My Dream Is Yours
Lee Bowman made his reputation as a suave, polished leading man opposite glamorous stars like Rita Hayworth and Jean Arthur in the 1940s. The columnist Jack Sher, later a noted writer and director,,referred to him in 1944 as 'a very hot commodity' in Hollywood. A graduate from the University of ...
13. Richard Levinson
Writer | Columbo
Richard Levinson was born on August 7, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Richard Leighton Levinson. He was a writer and producer, known for Columbo (1971), Rehearsal for Murder (1982) and Murder, She Wrote (1984). He was married to Rosanna Huffman. He died on March 12, 1987 in Brentwood, ...
14. Charles S. Dubin
Director | Kojak
Charles S. Dubin was born on February 1, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Charles Samuel Dubronevski. He was a director and producer, known for Kojak (1973), Square One TV (1987) and M*A*S*H (1972). He was married to Mary Lou Chayes and Daphne Elliott. He died on September 5, 2011 ...
15. Natalie Draper
Actress | Forever Amber
Natalie Draper was born on April 30, 1919 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Forever Amber (1947) and Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 8 (1937). She was married to Henry MacCartney Moffat, Ivan Goff, Merrill Pye and Tom Brown. She died on January 13, ...
16. George Ives
Actor | Intolerable Cruelty
George Ives was born on January 19, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Intolerable Cruelty (2003), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) and Mister Roberts (1965). He was married to Faith Flagg. He died on February 22, 2013 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
17. Walter Scharf
Music Department | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner and ten-time Oscar-nominee Walter Scharf was born and raised in New York City, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants. He started playing music at an early age, helping his uncle play the piano in theaters for silent films. His mother Bessie Zwerling was a well-known ...
18. Sy Gomberg
Writer | Summer Stock
Sy Gomberg was an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, producer and activist who spoke out forcefully against what he called "gratuitous and unpunished violence" in movies and television. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 1951 for best story in "When Willie Comes Marching Home", and again that same...
19. Ulpio Minucci
Music Department | In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro
Ulpio Minucci was born on June 29, 1917 in Campobello di Mazara, Sicily, Italy. He is known for his work on In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986), Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006) and Lovely But Deadly (1981). He was married to Catherine. He died on March 9, 2007 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, ...
20. Gil Friesen
Producer | The Breakfast Club
Gil Friesen was born on March 19, 1937 in Pasadena, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Breakfast Club (1985), Better Off Dead... (1985) and Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013). He was married to Janet. He died on December 13, 2012 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California.
21. John V. Tunney
Actor | The Candidate
John V. Tunney was born on June 26, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as John Varick Tunney. He was an actor, known for The Candidate (1972) and The Merv Griffin Show (1962). He was married to Kathinka Osborne and Mieke Sprengers. He died on January 12, 2018 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California...