Death Place Matching "Fresno, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Richard Kiel
Actor | Moonraker
Towering 7' 2" tall actor who has cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchman, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the ...
2. Ken Curtis
Actor | The Searchers
Considering the kind of scruffy, backwoods, uneducated, Deep-South hillbilly types he played, many people would be surprised to hear that Ken Curtis wasn't actually born in the south but in the small town of Las Animas, Colorado, the son of the town sheriff. They would probably be even more ...
Actor | My Wild Irish Rose
Dennis Morgan was born Stanley Morner in the small town of Prentice, Wisconsin. His first jobs in Hollywood were mostly bit parts, but he scored big after playing opposite Ginger Rogers in Kitty Foyle (1940). He starred in films like My Wild Irish Rose (1947), God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) and The Very...
5. Gail Jensen
Actress | Future Zone
Gail Jensen was born on October 5, 1949 in Sanger, California, USA as Patricia Gail Jensen. She is known for her work on Future Zone (1990), Future Force (1989) and McCloud (1970). She was married to David Carradine. She died on April 23, 2010 in Fresno, California.
Actor | Baa Baa Black Sheep
Gregory Boyington served as fighter pilot in the Unites States Marine Corps in World War II. He commanded VMF-214, The Black Sheep Squadron. He shot down 28 Japanese aircraft, for which he received the Navy Cross and the Medal of Honor.
He was shot down himself on January 3rd, 1944, over the St. ...
Writer | The Human Comedy
The Oscar winner and Pulitzer Prize recipient William Saroyan, who gained world fame with his classic book "The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze" (1934), was born in California to Armenak and Takoohi Saroyan, Armenian refugees from the Turkish Ottoman Empire which perpetrated the Armenian ...
9. Bob Mathias
Actor | Teseo contro il minotauro
Bob Mathias was born on November 17, 1930 in Tulare, California, USA as Robert Bruce Mathias. He was an actor, known for Minotaur, the Wild Beast of Crete (1960), The Bob Mathias Story (1954) and China Doll (1958). He was married to Gwen and Melba. He died on September 2, 2006 in Fresno, California.
11. Paul McGuire
Actor | The Book of Acts Series
Paul McGuire was born on March 13, 1913 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Paul James McGuire. He was an actor, known for The Book of Acts Series (1957), Sea Tiger (1952) and The Old Testament Scriptures (1958). He died on May 5, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA.
13. Dick Contino
Actor | Daddy-O
Dick Contino was born on January 17, 1930 in Fresno, California, USA as Richard Joseph Contino. He was an actor, known for Daddy-O (1958), Girls Town (1959) and The Beat Generation (1959). He was married to Judy and Leigh Snowden. He died on April 19, 2017 in Fresno.
16. Wesley Barry
Producer | Racing Blood
A Hollywood native (born there in 1907), seven-year-old Wesley Barry was spotted by a director at Kalem who was taken with the boy's face full of freckles, and he went on to become one of the most popular child actors in the business. Barry had been making picture for several years when director ...
19. Joe Burrus
Joe Burrus was born on April 10, 1958 in the USA. He died on October 30, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA.
20. Bob Arbogast
Actor | The Wild World of Batwoman
Bob Arbogast was born on April 1, 1927 in Bellingham, Washington, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Wild World of Batwoman (1966), Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour (1970) and Mork & Mindy (1978). He died on March 21, 2009 in Fresno, California, USA.
Writer | Cheaper by the Dozen
Ernestine Gilbreth Carey was born in 1908 in New York City and graduated as an English major from Smith College. In 1930, soon after graduation, she began fourteen years of New York City department store buying and management. Meanwhile, she married and had two children. A writer and lecturer, she ...
23. Patrick Cunning
Actor | Very Confidential
Patrick Cunning was born on May 23, 1905 in Santa Clara, California, USA as Patrick Michael Cunningham. He was an actor, known for Very Confidential (1927), His Private Secretary (1933) and The Devil's Trademark (1928). He died on March 13, 1973 in Fresno, California.
24. Bill Swearingen
Actor | Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
Bill Swearingen was born on July 24, 1937 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. He is known for his work on Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and The Supernaturals (1986). He was married to Terri Mondi. He died on February 15, 2017 in Fresno, California, USA.
38. Hugh Charles
Actor | I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes
Hugh Charles was born on December 30, 1910 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA as Ugo Carlo Massagli. He was an actor, known for I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948) and Joe Palooka in Winner Take All (1948). He died on March 27, 1980 in Fresno, California, USA.
41. Philip Levine
Producer | Jet Set
Philip Levine was born on January 10, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was a producer, known for Jet Set (2007), Poets in Person (2009) and Moyers & Company (2012). He was married to Frances J. Artley and Patty Kanterman. He died on February 14, 2015 in Fresno, California, USA.
42. Joe Holley
Joe Holley was born on March 31, 1917 in Erath County, Texas, USA as James Cordell Holley. He was an actor and executive, known for Blazing the Western Trail (1945), Lawless Empire (1945) and Riders of the Northwest Mounted (1943). He died on July 25, 1987 in Fresno, California, USA.