Death Place Matching "Palo Alto, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. John Heard
Actor | The Guardian
John Heard was a very talented actor who established himself as a respected thespian in the late 1970s and early '80s, though he is perhaps better known for his turn as Peter McCallister, Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin')s father in the Home Alone (1990) movies.
John was born in Washington, D.C.,...
2. Steve Jobs
Producer | Toy Story
Steven Paul Jobs was born on 24 February 1955 in San Francisco, California, to students Abdul Fattah Jandali and Joanne Carole Schieble who were unmarried at the time and gave him up for adoption. He was taken in by a working class couple, Paul and Clara Jobs, and grew up with them in Mountain View...
Writer | Hawaii Five-O
Leonard Freeman was born on October 31, 1920 in Sonoma County, California, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Hawaii Five-O (1968), Hang 'Em High (1968) and Route 66 (1960). He was married to Joan Taylor. He died on January 20, 1974 in Palo Alto, California.
4. Glenn Morris
Actor | Tarzan's Revenge
Glenn Morris was the fourth Olympic athlete to play Tarzan. He was the 1936 decathlon champion and won the Sullivan Award (outstanding amateur athlete of the year) over the more famous Olympian Jesse Owens. Sol Lesser cast Morris for an independent Tarzan, filmed on Twentieth Century-Fox back lots....
Actor | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Richard Branden grew up in a tough neighborhood. His first hobby was to draw paintings. Not being very rich, he used the paintings to get free martial arts lessons.
He has over 25 years of martial arts experience beginning at the age of 10. He started training under Lou Hopkins, in Massachussets. ...
10. Joe Strauch Jr.
Actor | Under Fiesta Stars
Joe Strauch Jr. was born on May 18, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Joseph George Strauch. He was an actor, known for Under Fiesta Stars (1941), Call of the Canyon (1942) and Home in Wyomin' (1942). He died on May 31, 1986 in Palo Alto, California, USA.
17. Kathleen Norris
Writer | My Best Girl
American novelist and short-story writer Kathleen Norris was born Kathleen Thompson into a wealthy family in San Francisco, CA, in 1880. Her father was a bank executive and was twice president of the famous (or infamous) Bohemian Club of San Francisco. Kathleen and her siblings were educated at the...
Actor | Knute Rockne All American
Glenn 'Pop' Warner was born on April 5, 1871 in Springville, New York, USA as Glenn Scobey Warner. He was a writer and actor, known for Knute Rockne All American (1940), Defensive Play (1931) and Developing a Football Team (1931). He died on September 7, 1954 in Palo Alto, California, USA.
Writer | Hey, I'm Alive
Helen Klaben Kahn was born on December 18, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Helen Klaben. She is known for her work on Hey, I'm Alive (1975), To Tell the Truth (1956) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961). She was married to Robert Kahn and Robert Louis Kahn. She died on December 2, 2018 in Palo Alto,...
22. Ernie Chavez
Actor | The Ring
As a five year old boy, the story goes, Ernest Torres Chavez would scale a fence next to the family's first home in North 11th Street in San Jose, California, and quietly enter the house next door. The neighbors then would be surprised to hear the boy making noise on the guitars stored in the back ...
Writer | Thunder Afloat
Harvey Shadle Haislip was a retired naval officer who authored a number of U. S. Navy sea adventure stories. He was born on 12 July, 1889 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the second son of Silas E. and Edna A. Haislip. His father worked as a salesman for a firm that manufactured safes.
On 13 January, ...
24. Danny Cohen
In 1967, Danny Cohen developed the first real-time visual flight simulator on a general purpose computer. He also developed the first real-time radar simulator. His flight simulator work led to the development of the Cohen-Sutherland computer graphics line clipping algorithms, created with Ivan ...
26. Ralph Rose Jr.
Writer | Hawaiian Eye
Ralph Rose Jr. was born on June 9, 1911 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Ralph Asher Rose. He was a writer and actor, known for Hawaiian Eye (1959), Matinee Theatre (1955) and Keeper of the Bees (1947). He died on March 27, 1984 in Palo Alto, California, USA.
30. Elinor Smith
Self | The Century
Daughter of vaudeville comedian and dancer Tom Smith. She knew she was born to fly at the age of 6 when she took her first airplane ride. She started taking lessons at the age of 8. She was fortunate at that time to have parents who supported her in what she wanted to do. Her mother didn't want to ...
Producer | Cagney & Lacey
Richard M. Rosenbloom was born on June 30, 1923 in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Richard Max Rosenbloom. He was a producer and production manager, known for Cagney & Lacey (1981), Pioneer Woman (1973) and Sinatra (1992). He was married to Jean Simon. He died on March 28,...
Ernest O. Lawrence was born on August 8, 1901 in Canton, South Dakota, USA as Ernest Orlando Lawrence. He died on August 27, 1958 in Palo Alto, California, USA.
40. Dick Wellstod
Soundtrack | Welcome to the Rileys
Dick Wellstood was a boogie-woogie and stride pianist in the 1940s and performed with amateur and professional Dixieland groups with reed artist Bob Wilber, touring Europe with him in 1952. He played under the leadership of Sidney Bechet during the same time period before entering law school in ...
43. Robert Conquest
Writer | Egyptologové
Robert Conquest was born on July 15, 1917 in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England as George Robert Acworth Conquest. He is known for his work on Egyptologové (1974), The Book Programme (1973) and Modern Marvels (1993). He was married to Elizabeth Neece Wingate, Caroleen MacFarlane, Tatiana...