Death Place Matching "Nashville, Tennessee, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Tex Ritter

Soundtrack | High Noon

Tex Ritter was born on January 12, 1905 in Murvaul, Texas, USA as Woodward Maurice Ritter. He was married to Dorothy Fay. He died on January 2, 1974 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

2. Johnny Cash

Soundtrack | The Johnny Cash Show

Johnny Cash was born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, to Carrie Cash (Rivers) and Raymond Cash. He made his first single, "Hey Porter", for Sun Records in 1955. In 1958 he moved to Columbia Records. He had long periods of drug abuse during the 1960s, but later that decade he successfully ...

3. Fred Dalton Thompson

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Fred Dalton Thompson was born on August 19, 1942 in Sheffield, Alabama, USA as Freddie Dalton Thompson. He was an actor, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), No Way Out (1987) and Sinister (2012). He was married to Jeri Kehn Thompson and Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey. He died on November 1, 2015 in...

4. Jerry Reed

Soundtrack | Smokey and the Bandit

Tall, blond haired country & western singer / songwriter from Atlanta Georgia, who usually appears in films portraying good humored Southern type characters. Reed was already writing and singing music in high school, and was signed by Capitol Records to a three-year contract in 1955. However, in ...

5. George Lindsey

Actor | The AristoCats

George Lindsey graduated from the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama. He has been promoting the George Lindsey Film Festival there since 1998.

6. June Carter Cash

Soundtrack | The Johnny Cash Show

June Carter Cash was born on June 23, 1929 in Maces Springs, Scott County, Virginia, USA as Valerie June Carter. She was married to Johnny Cash, Edwin Lee (Rip) Nix and Carl Smith. She died on May 15, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

7. Glen Campbell

Soundtrack | True Grit

Glen Campbell was born on April 22, 1936 in Billstown, Arkansas, USA as Glen Travis Campbell. He was married to Kim Campbell, Sarah Jan Barg Davis, Billie Jean Nunley and Diane Kirk. He died on August 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

8. Sheb Wooley

Actor | Rawhide

American character actor in many Westerns, Sheb Wooley was also a figure in country-western music. Born and raised in Oklahoma, he spent his youth as a cowhand. His musical ability led to radio and subsequently film work. He played minor supporting roles for a dozen years starting in 1950, ...

9. Bill Dana

Actor | The Nude Bomb

Comedian, author and composer, educated at Emerson College. He served in the US Infantry during World War II. Later, he was part of the team Dana and Wood on television and in supper clubs. As a single, he appeared on television with Martha Raye and Imogene Coca and was a writer for Steve Allen, ...

10. Minnie Pearl

Actress | That Tennessee Beat

Sarah Colley studied dramatics in Belmont College in Nashville, intending to be a serious actress, but while touring with an Atlanta company, she created the Minnie Pearl character that became her life's work. Her first Grand Old Opry appearance was on the radio show in 1940, followed by 27 years ...

11. Grandpa Jones

Actor | Country Boy

Grandpa Jones was born on October 20, 1913 in Niagara, Kentucky, USA as Louis Marshall Jones. He was married to Ramona Jones and Eulalia Marie Losher. He died on February 19, 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

12. Marty Robbins

Soundtrack | The Drifter

He is known for many styles of music - pure honky-tonk, rockabilly, gospel, straight-ahead pop, blues and Hawaiian. But fans remember Marty Robbins best for his cowboy songs. Songs like "Big Iron", "Running Gun", "The Hanging Tree" and of course "El Paso" established Robbins as the master of the ...

13. Tammy Wynette

Soundtrack | Sordid Lives

Tammy once said: "I spent 15 minutes writing ["Stand by Your Man"], and a lifetime defending it". She was born Virginia Wynette Pugh on May 5, 1942, on her grandfather's cotton farm in Itawamba County, Mississippi. Tammy picked cotton as a child, and as a young woman worked as a waitress, a ...

14. Tommy Boyce

Music Department | The Monkees

It's estimated that Tommy Boyce's solo compositions and collaborative efforts have produced record sales over and above 85 million. Tommy and his partner Bobby Hart wrote the theme to Days of Our Lives (1965) and hits for guys like Andy Williams, Dean Martin, The Animals and Del Shannon in addition...

15. Jim Hager

Self | Hee Haw

Jim Hager was born on August 30, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Hee Haw (1969), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Twin Detectives (1976). He died on May 1, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

16. Ron Ormond

Producer | Untamed Mistress

Ron Ormond was born on August 29, 1910 in Baldwin, Louisiana, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Untamed Mistress (1956), White Lightnin' Road (1967) and Please Don't Touch Me (1963). He was married to June Carr. He died on May 11, 1981 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

17. Jon Hager

Self | Hee Haw

Jon Hager was born on August 30, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Hee Haw (1969), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Twin Detectives (1976). He died on January 9, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

18. George Jones

Soundtrack | Tin Cup

George Jones was born on September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas, USA as George Glenn Jones. He was married to Nancy Sepulveda, Tammy Wynette, Shirley Ann Corley and Dorothy Bonvillion. He died on April 26, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

19. Eddie Rabbitt

Soundtrack | Black Dog

Country singer, songwriter & guitarist Edward Thomas Rabbitt was born on a holiday, of Thanksgiving, on Thursday, November 27th, 1941, {the fourth Thursday,of November}, to Irish immigrant parents in Brooklyn, New York. Rabbitt was raised in East Orange, New Jersey. Eddie recorded songs for the ...

20. Judy Parker

Soundtrack | Sleepers

Judy Parker was born on September 14, 1938 in the USA. She was married to Bob Gaudio and Steven Bernhardt. She died on September 14, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

21. J. Karen Thomas

Actress | Itty Bitty Titty Committee

J. Karen Thomas was born in 1965 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is known for her work on Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007), The Tempest (2001) and Nashville (2012). She died on March 26, 2015 in Nashville.

22. Porter Wagoner

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Porter Wagoner was born on August 12, 1927 in West Plains, Missouri, USA as Porter Wayne Wagoner. He was married to Ruth Olive Williams and Velma Johnson. He died on October 28, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

23. Skeeter Davis

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

Skeeter Davis was one of the first female vocalists to become a top level star in the country music field. Born Mary Frances Penick on December 30, 1931, Davis began performing in her native Kentucky as part of a duet with high school friend Betty Jack Davis in 1949. The teenagers, dubbed The Davis...

24. Archie Campbell

Soundtrack | The Drifter

Archie Campbell was born on November 7, 1914 in Bulls Gap, Tennessee, USA. He was a writer, known for The Drifter (1965), Smokey and the Good Time Outlaws (1978) and The Porter Wagoner Show (1961). He died on August 29, 1987 in Nashville, Tennessee.

25. Keith Whitley

Soundtrack | The Blob

Jessie Keith Whitley was born July 1, 1955, in Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Learning to play guitar at age 6, he appeared on Buddy Starcher's regional TV show at age 8 and formed a bluegrass band with his friend Ricky Skaggs a few years later. When they were

15, Skaggs and Whitley were asked to play a ...

26. Charles Watts

Actor | Giant

Charles Watts was born on October 30, 1912 in Clarksville, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for Giant (1956), Lover Come Back (1961) and Telephone Time (1956). He died on December 13, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee.

27. Ann Rork

Actress | Old Loves and New

Ann Rork was born on June 12, 1908 in Darien, Connecticut, USA. She was an actress, known for Old Loves and New (1926), The Blonde Saint (1926) and The Prince of Headwaiters (1927). She was married to Dr. Rudolph Light, H. Douglas Wilson and Jean Paul Getty. She died on January 23, 1988 in ...

28. Leon Russell

Soundtrack | The Kids Are All Right

Leon Russell was born on April 2, 1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA as Claude Russell Bridges. He was married to Janet Lee Constantine and Mary McCreary. He died on November 13, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

29. Johnny PayCheck

Soundtrack | Extract

To many of his fans, country music singer Johnny PayCheck was the epitome of the hell-raising outlaw singer. He was known as much for his string of classic country hits as he was for his scrapes with the law. Born Donald Eugene Lytle on May 31, 1938, in Greenfield, Ohio, PayCheck began his career ...

30. Glenn Yarbrough

Soundtrack | Baby the Rain Must Fall

Glenn Yarbrough was born on January 12, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Glenn Robertson Yarbrough. He was married to Kathleen Pommer, Laurie Ann Poole, Ann Graves and Margaret (Peggy) Ellen Goodhart. He died on August 11, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

31. Scotty Moore

Soundtrack | The Departed

Scotty Moore was born on December 27, 1931 in Gadsden, Tennessee, USA as Winfield Scott Moore. He died on June 28, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.

32. Lynn Anderson

Soundtrack | Zodiac

She was raised in Sacramento, California, the daughter of Liz Anderson, a country music songwriter, and Casey Anderson, a car salesman. Before Lynn began singing professionally, she was a secretary. An accomplished equestrian, she retired in the 1980s and returned to another career of raising ...

33. Doug Dillard

Actor | Popeye

Banjoist (The Dillards), composer and musician often seen on television and heard on records. Educated in college, and a member of ASCAP since 1963, he composed the popular songs "Doug's Tune" and "Hickory Holler". His chief musical collaborators have included Dean Webb, Mitchell Jayne, and Rodney ...

34. Roy Acuff

Soundtrack | Night Train to Memphis

Roy Acuff was born on September 15, 1903 in Maynardville, Tennessee, USA as Roy Claxton Acuff. He was married to Mildred Louise Douglas. He died on November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee.

35. Eddy Arnold

Soundtrack | Groundhog Day

Eddy Arnold was born on May 15, 1918 in Henderson, Tennessee, USA as Richard Edward Arnold. He was married to Sally Gayhart. He died on May 8, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.

36. Earl Scruggs

Soundtrack | Bonnie and Clyde

Earl Scruggs was born on January 6, 1924 as Earl Eugene Scruggs. He is known for his work on Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Fire Down Below (1997) and The Love Guru (2008). He was married to Louise Scruggs. He died on March 28, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

37. Dottie West

Actress | The Aurora Encounter

Dottie West was one of country music's greatest female stars for 30 years. Her career began in 1959 when she made her first recording for Starday Records. She first made the national charts in 1963 and the following year had a blockbuster country hit with "Here Comes My Baby Back Again" which would...

38. Rob Bironas

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Rob Bironas was born on January 29, 1978 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as James Robert Douglas Bironas. He was married to Rachel Bradshaw. He died on September 20, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

39. Chet Atkins

Soundtrack | Stroszek

Chet Atkins was an A&R (artist and repertoire) executive for RCA Victor Records from 1958 until 1974, producing recordings for such artists as Elvis Presley, Bobby Bare, Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Waylon Jennings, Duane Eddy, The Browns, Charley Pride, Hank Snow and The Everly Brothers...

40. Audrey Williams

Composer | Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar

Audrey Williams was born on February 28, 1923 in Banks, Alabama, USA as Audrey Sheppard. She is known for her work on Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar (1965) and Country Music on Broadway (1965). She was married to Hank Williams and Erskine Guy. She died on November 4, 1975 in Nashville, Tennessee, ...

41. Little Jimmy Dickens

Soundtrack | The Johnny Cash Show

Little Jimmy Dickens was born on December 19, 1920 in Bolt, West Virginia, USA as James Cecil Dickens. He was married to Mona Evans, Anne Ernestine Jones and Dorothy (Connie) Chapman. He died on January 2, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

42. Faron Young

Soundtrack | Country Style, U.S.A.

Faron Young was born on February 25, 1932 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. He was married to Hilda Margo Macon. He died on December 10, 1996 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

43. Lester Flatt

Soundtrack | Finding North

Lester Flatt was born on June 19, 1914 in Overton County, Tennessee, USA as Lester Raymond Flatt. He is known for his work on Finding North (1998), Sweet Dreams (1985) and Dutch (1991). He was married to Gladys. He died on May 11, 1979 in Nashville, Tennessee.

44. John Hartford

Soundtrack | O Brother, Where Art Thou?

John Hartford was born on December 30, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA as John Cowan Harford. He was married to Marie Hartford. He died on June 4, 2001 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

45. Howard Goodman

Actor | Gaither's Pond

Howard Goodman was born on October 7, 1921 in Alabama, USA. He was an actor, known for Gaither's Pond (1997), A Christmas Homecoming (1993) and Bill & Gloria Gaither Present: Landmark with Their Homecoming Friends (1994). He was married to Vestal Goodman. He died on November 30, 2002 in ...

46. Ernest Tubb

Soundtrack | Hollywood Barn Dance

Ernest Tubb was born on February 9, 1914 in Crisp, Texas, USA as Ernest Dale Tubb. He was married to Olene Adams Carter and Lois Elaine Cook. He died on September 6, 1984 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

47. Jack Greene

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Jack Greene was born on January 7, 1930 in Maryville, Tennessee, USA as Jack Henry Greene. He died on March 14, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.

48. Tug McGraw

Actor | Baseball Funny Side Up

Tug McGraw was born on August 30, 1944 in Martinez, California, USA as Frank Edwin McGraw Jr. He was an actor, known for Baseball Funny Side Up (1987), 1976 National League Championship Series (1976) and 1978 National League Championship Series (1978). He was married to Diane Hovenkamp and Phyllis ...

49. Wilma Rudolph

Self | Olympic Games, 1956

Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 - November 12, 1994) was an American track and field sprinter, who competed in the 100 and 200 meters dash. Rudolph was considered the fastest woman in the world in the 1960s and competed in two Olympic Games, in 1956 and in 1960.

In the 1960 Summer Olympics in ...

50. Alvin C. York

Writer | Sergeant York

Alvin Cullum York was born in rural Pall Mall, Tennessee. Raised in the mountains, he learned to shoot guns when he was just a boy, becoming an expert with both a pistol and rifle before his teens. Under the influence of his high school girlfriend--and his future wife--Gracie Williams, he also ...


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