Death Place Matching "Toronto, Ontario, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Writer | Land of the Dead
George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; by all indications, though, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 ,in New York City to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba, and...
Actor | The Boondock Saints
Gerard Parkes was born on October 16, 1924 in Dublin, Ireland. He is known for his work on The Boondock Saints (1999), The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) and A Muppet Family Christmas (1987). He was married to Sheelagh Norman. He died on October 19, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Actress | Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Alberta Watson, well known to television audiences for her Gemini award-nominated role as Madeline on La Femme Nikita (1997), enjoys a long and diverse career in television and film.
A native of Toronto, Watson began performing with a local theater group as a teenager. She received a Genie ...
Actor | My Cousin Vinny
The award-winning Canadian-American character actor Maury Chaykin was born on July 27, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Professor Irving J. Chaykin and his wife Clarice. Irving Chaykin, an American citizen, taught accountancy at the City College of New York. The former Clarice Bloomfield, his...
5. Jeff Healey
Soundtrack | Road House
Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey (March 25, 1966 - March 2, 2008) was a Canadian blues and rock singer and guitarist who obtained large notoriety in America also. He lost his sight as a child due to a rare form of eye cancer. That never seemed to effect his music career as Jeff scored a top 5 hit on ...
6. John Neville
When he was in his early sixties, Terry Gilliam cast him in the title role of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). Although the film was a financial failure, his starring role in this major production, as well as his fine performance, led to an explosion in his career. He has since had ...
Actress | Road to Avonlea
Jackie Burroughs was born February 2, 1939 in Lancashire, England, UK. She acted in live theatre at Ontario's Stratford Festival before she made her film debut appearance in The Ernie Game (1967), she went on to act in several other films which include The Grey Fox (1982) a performance that earned ...
9. Don Francks
Actor | Heavy Metal
A man who has many irons in the entertainment fire, hirsutely handsome Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician Don Francks (also known as "Iron Buffalo") was born Donald Harvey Francks on February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia. One can, with confidence, add drummer, poet, motorcyclist...
10. Keith Knight
Actor | My Bloody Valentine
Keith Knight was born on January 20, 1956 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for My Bloody Valentine (1981), Meatballs (1979) and The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (1987). He was married to Jennifer McCullough. He died on August 22, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario.
12. Jan Rubes
Actor | Witness
Jan Rubes was born in Volyne, Czechoslovakia, to Ruzena (Kellnerová) and Jan Rubes. After graduating in 1945 from the Conservatory of Music in Prague, he went on to join the Prague Opera House as their youngest basso singer. He also performed at the Pilsen Opera House in leading roles in his early ...
13. Harvey Atkin
Actor | Meatballs
Harvey Atkin was born on December 18, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Elliot Harvey Atkin. He was an actor, known for Meatballs (1979), Cagney & Lacey (1981) and The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police (1997). He was married to Celia Tessler. He died on July 17, 2017 in Toronto.
15. Aron Tager
Actor | X-Men
Born as Aaron Tager, in Brooklyn, New York in 1934, he moved to Canada where he appeared in various Canadian theatre productions. For a quarter century he took a hiatus from acting in favor of art, sculpting and poetry. In 1991, he and his wife, Ann Page, appeared on-screen. He was later known as ...
18. Maria Rohm
Actress | Marquis de Sade: Justine
Maria Rohm was one of the rare gems in the movie business - acting, and in particular theatre and movies was truly her life's work. She started acting on-stage at the famous Vienna Burgtheatre as a child actor from ages 4 through 13. Having performed in such classics as William Shakespeare's "...
21. Karyn Dwyer
Actress | Better Than Chocolate
Karyn is best known for her starring role as Maggie in the hit independent film, Better Than Chocolate (1999). She was also in Superstar (1999), Sailor Moon (1995) , The Life Before This (1999) , and many other film, TV, and theatrical productions. She created, produced, and starred in her one ...
25. Tony Rosato
Actor | Night Heat
Tony Rosato was born on December 26, 1954 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Antonio Rosato. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Heat (1985), Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) and Seeds of Doubt (1998). He was married to Leah Murray. He died on January 10, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
26. Billy Van
Billy Van was born in Toronto, Canada in 1934. He was a manic comic actor who starred in CBC-TV's Nightcap in the 1960s and the Hilarious House of Frightenstein in the '70s. The Hilarious House of Frightenstein starred Vincent Price, with Van as host and a variety of characters, including The Count...
27. Ronald Radd
Actor | The Sea Gull
Ronald Radd was born on January 22, 1929 in Ryhope, Sunderland, County Durham, England. He was an actor, known for The Sea Gull (1968), The Saint (1962) and Callan (1967). He was married to Dorothy May Goodman. He died on April 23, 1976 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
28. Leslie Carlson
Actor | Videodrome
Excellent, prolific, and versatile character actor Leslie Carlson was born on February 24, 1933 in Mitchell, South Dakota. Leslie earned both a BFA and an MA from the University of South Dakota, which he attended in the 1950s. Carlson began his acting career performing in several stage plays in ...
29. Tracy Wright
Actress | Trigger
Tracy Wright was born on December 7, 1959 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Tracy Lauren Wright. She was an actress, known for Trigger (2010), Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) and Blindness (2008). She was married to Don McKellar. She died on June 22, 2010 in Toronto.
30. Helen Hughes
Actress | Tommy Boy
Helen Hughes was born on January 8, 1918 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Helen Margaret Hughes. She was an actress, known for Tommy Boy (1995), Billy Madison (1995) and Martha, Ruth & Edie (1988). She was married to Asher Martin Moore. She died on April 3, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
31. Diane Polley
Casting Director | Philip Marlowe, Private Eye
Diane Polley was born on August 31, 1936 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Diane Elizabeth MacMillan. She was an actress and casting director, known for Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983), Playdate (1961) and The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985). She was married to Michael Polley and George Deans-Buchan. ...
Producer | Gor
Harry Alan Towers was born in London on 19th October, 1920. During the Second World War he was Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force. Later he became program director for British Forces radio.
In 1946 Towers establish a company called Towers of London that sold various syndicated radio shows around ...
35. Donald Harron
Actor | The Time Tunnel
Donald Harron was born on September 19, 1924 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Donald Hugh Harron. He was an actor and writer, known for The Time Tunnel (1966), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) and Producers' Showcase (1954). He was married to Claudette Gareau, Catherine McKinnon, Virginia Leith and ...
36. Sydney Newman
Writer | The Avengers
Sydney Newman was born on April 1, 1917 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Sydney Cecil Newman. He was a writer and producer, known for The Avengers (1998), The Avengers (1961) and Police Surgeon (1960). He was married to Elizabeth McRae. He died on October 30, 1997 in Toronto.
37. Peter Boretski
Actor | Naked Lunch
Peter Boretski was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Peter James Perehinczuk. He was an actor and director, known for Naked Lunch (1991), The Nutcracker Prince (1990) and Festival (1960). He was married to Jennifer Phipps. He died on September 5, 2001 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
38. Kirsten Bishop
Actress | Frequency
Kirsten Bishop was born on September 6, 1963 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Kirsten Johanne Alice Bishopric. She was an actress, known for Frequency (2000), The Little Mermaid (1975) and Warehouse 13 (2009). She was married to Douglas Roberts. She died on April 15, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
41. Michael Polley
Michael Polley is the Anglo-Canadian actor best known for his connection to the actress-director Sarah Polley, the offspring of his late wife, Diane Polley. Michael Polley was born in England in 1933 and studied acting during the 1950s; one of his classmates was Albert Finney, who compared the ...
42. Richard McMillan
Actor | The Day After Tomorrow
Richard McMillan was born on March 20, 1951 in Beaverton, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Fountain (2006) and Cube Zero (2004). He was married to Anne Louise Bannon. He died on February 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.
44. Peter Bray
Producer | Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road
Peter Bray was born on February 5, 1948 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was a producer and production manager, known for Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002), Popeye (1980) and The Art of War (2000). He died on October 17, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
45. Charmion King
Actress | Anne of Green Gables
Charmion King was born on July 25, 1925 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was an actress, known for Anne of Green Gables (1985), Anne of Avonlea (1987) and Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001). She was married to Gordon Pinsent. She died on January 6, 2007 in Toronto.
46. Ernie Coombs
Actor | Mr. Dressup
Beloved kids performer Ernie Coombs was a fixture on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, "CBC," for three decades. Coombs was lured to Canada in 1963 by the progressive ideas of the public broadcasting system, beginning his career as an assistant puppeteer on a CBC series that featured another ...
Writer | Road to Avonlea
Lucy Maud Montgomery was a Canadian author with roots in Scotland. She lost her mother at an early age, and was raised by her maternal grandparents. She began to keep a diary and discovered at the age of 10 that she could write poetry. After college she became a teacher but kept writing. In 1908 ...
Carolyn Cronenberg was born on August 22, 1950 as Carolyn Marcia Zeifman. She was a cinematographer and producer, known for A Dangerous Method (2011), The Brood (1979) and Too Commercial for Cannes (2006). She was married to David Cronenberg. She died on June 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
50. Jerry Fielding
Composer | The Wild Bunch
A three-time Oscar nominee, Jerry Fielding was among the boldest and most experimental of all Hollywood film composers. His music typically utilized advanced compositional procedures, producing dense, often richly dissonant orchestral textures, sometimes flavored with jazz. Fielding's film music ...