Birth Place Matching "Jacksonville, Florida, USA" (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
Director | The Hand at the Window
Charles Weston was born on May 24, 1886 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Charles Henry Weston. He was a director and producer, known for The Hand at the Window (1915), The Seventh Day (1914) and A Tragedy in the Alps (1913). He was married to Alice Inwood. He died on August 15, 1919 in New York ...
3. Edgar Connor
Actor | Hallelujah I'm a Bum
Edgar Connor grew up dancing for pennies on the streets of Jacksonville, Florida, when, in 1906, J. Rosamond Johnson and Bob Cole, two black vaudevillians, recruited him to sing and dance in two of their vaudeville productions, "The Shoo-Fly Regiment" and "The Red Moon." From there, he became a ...
Actress | The Turmoil
Florida Kingsley was born in 1867 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Florida C. Baxter. She was an actress, known for The Turmoil (1916), Dangerous Business (1920) and Annabelle Lee (1921). She was married to Wright Huntington. She died on March 19, 1937 in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, USA.
Soundtrack | Do the Right Thing
American poet, novelist and essayist James Weldon Johnson was born in Jacksonville, FL, in 1871. He came from a musically inclined family--his brother was noted composer and songwriter Rosamond Johnson--and received his B.A. from Atlanta University and his M.A. from that institution two years later...
7. Joe Byrd
Actor | A Daughter of the Congo
Joe Byrd was born on April 12, 1885 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Joseph Byrd. He was an actor, known for A Daughter of the Congo (1930) and Scandal (1933). He was married to Bonnie Windsor and Elsie Smith. He died on October 9, 1946 in Staten Island, New York, USA.
Soundtrack | Eraserhead
Mercedes Gilbert was born on July 26, 1894 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. She was an actress, known for Eraserhead (1977), Lights Out (1946) and The Call of His People (1921). She was married to Arthur J. Stevenson. She died on March 1, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA.
10. Ruth Hart
Actress | The Last Deal
Ruth Hart was born in August 1886 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. She was an actress, known for The Last Deal (1910), Two Women and a Man (1909) and In Little Italy (1909). She was married to Walter J. Moore. She died on May 2, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA.
14. Merian C. Cooper
Writer | King Kong
In 1920, Merian C. Cooper was a member of volunteer of the American Kosciuszko Squadron that supported the Polish army in the war with Soviet Russia, where he met best friend and producing partner Ernest B. Schoedsack. On 26 July 1920, his plane was shot down, and he spent nearly nine months in the...
16. Linda Danson
Actress | The Ford Television Theatre
Linda Danson was born on September 13, 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Elizabeth Danson. She was an actress, known for The Ford Television Theatre (1952), Captain Midnight (1954) and Combat Squad (1953). She died on March 14, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
17. Ronnie Van Zant
Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service
Ronnie Van Zant was born on January 15, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the oldest son of six children (3 sisters and 2 brothers - musicians Donnie and Johnny). Ronnie attended Lee High School in Jacksonville with fellow band members Gary Rossington and Allen Collins. They soon formed what ...
18. Dorothy Shay
Actress | The Waltons
Dorothy Shay was born on April 11, 1921 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Dorothy Sims. She was an actress, known for The Waltons (1971), Comin' Round the Mountain (1951) and Matinee Theatre (1955). She was married to Dick Looman. She died on October 22, 1978 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
20. Wanda Hendrix
Actress | Song of Surrender
Born Dixie Wanda Hendrix in Jacksonville, Florida to a logging camp boss (Max Sylvester Hendrix) and his wife (Mary Bailley), wholesome, green-eyed, dark-haired Wanda Hendrix was involved in her hometown's little theater group when she was "discovered" by a passing talent agent and signed up by ...
21. Clay Randolph
Soundtrack | Belles on Their Toes
Clay Randolph was born on November 13, 1927 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Airey Mays. He was an actor, known for Belles on Their Toes (1952), Death Valley Days (1952) and Stories of the Century (1954). He died on February 12, 1981 in New York, New York, USA.
Self | Toast of the Town
Lee Roy was one of the best superspeedway drivers in NASCAR history. He joined Junior Johnson's race team in 1967, and it was a perfect match. "Lee Roy had the most raw talent I've ever seen." said Junior. Unfortunately, injuries he received in a crash shortened his career. He died in an ...
24. Alice Nunn
Actress | Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Very little is known about Alice Elizabeth Nunn with the exception that she appeared in one of the 1980s most famous films, Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), as the infamous truck driver, 'Large Marge'.
She was born on October 10, 1927 in Jacksonville, Florida to parents N.G. Nunn and Alice Bush. ...
25. Billy Daniels
Soundtrack | Dirty Grandpa
Billy Daniels toiled obscurely for years before becoming a star in 1950. He began singing in his native Jacksonville, Florida, moved to Harlem in 1932 and became a dishwasher and later singing waiter at Dickie Wells' restaurant-club. He toured with the Erskine Hawkins band circa 1935-36, then ...
30. Otis Toole
Self | Death Diploma
Ottis Elwood Toole was a self-confessed serial killer and cannibal who admitted to many murders and was the suspect in many more unsolved murders, some of which he committed with his friend Henry Lee Lucas. Toole was convicted of murder twice and confessed to four more murders, for which he was ...
32. Jackie Davis
Actor | Caddyshack
Jackson "Jackie" Davis was born on December 13, 1920, in Jacksonville, Florida. At a very young age, Davis learned to play piano, and by the age of 8, he was playing with a local dance band. He attended Florida A&M College (now University), graduating in 1943 with a bachelor's degree in music. ...
36. Sorrells Pickard
Soundtrack | Hardbodies
Actor, singer and songwriter Sorrells Pickard was born James W. Bazzell, Jr. on September 20, 1939 in Jacksonville, Florida. He grew up on his family's peanut farm in Lovedale, Florida. Sorrells began his music career after graduating from high school; he fronted the rock'n'roll band Jimmy Bazzell ...
37. Ruth Hall
Actress | Monkey Business
Ruth Hall was born on December 29, 1910 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Ruth Gloria Blasco Ibáñez. She was an actress, known for Monkey Business (1931), The Return of Casey Jones (1933) and Local Boy Makes Good (1931). She was married to Lee Garmes. She died on October 9, 2003 in Glendale, ...
38. David Holt
Soundtrack | L.A. Confidential
Actor, songwriter ("What Every Girl Should Know"), author and publisher, David Holt was educated at Long's Professional School and the Westlake College of Music in Hollywood. He was a child actor on the stage and in early films, and composed special material. Later he became the general manager and...
42. Coley Wallace
Actor | Raging Bull
Coley Wallace was born on April 5, 1927 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. He was an actor, known for Raging Bull (1980), The Joe Louis Story (1953) and Marciano (1979). He was married to Pearlie-May Wallace. He died on January 30, 2005 in New York City, New York, USA.
45. Neyle Morrow
Actor | Shock Corridor
Neyle Morrow was born on October 28, 1914 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Francis Neyle Marx Jr. He was an actor, known for Shock Corridor (1963), The Steel Helmet (1951) and The Naked Kiss (1964). He died on September 30, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
46. William Tuttle
Make Up Department | Logan's Run
William Tuttle was born in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1911. At the age of 15 he was forced to leave school in order to earn a living so he could support his mother and younger brother, Thomas Tuttle. His music background got him work with comedy teams and a burlesque orchestra and, finally, his own ...
50. Anise Boyer
Actress | Harlem Is Heaven
Pretty as a picture Anise Boyer went from being Harlem's most popular chorine to becoming apart of America's number one dance team Anise and Aland in the glorious Harlem era in the 1930s. Boyer was considered a child prodigy when it came to dancing. She started her career as a chorus girl during ...