NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for
Santa Monica, CA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.santa-monica.ca.us/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.smchamber.com/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.santamonica.com/

Population:
84084 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1875

County:
Los Angeles County

Founded 1875, incorporated 1886.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences
1971
Santa Monica College
1929
Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA
1884

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Activision Blizzard
2008
Cherrytree Records
2005
MySpace
2003
eHarmony
2000
Universal Music Group
1996
Interscope Records
1990
Red Bull
1984
Activision
1979
A&M Records
1962
Dick Clark Productions
1957
Fatburger
1952
Douglas Aircraft
1920

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kenneth Anger
Film Director
3-Feb-1930   Pioneer avant-garde filmmaker
Apollonia
Singer
2-Aug-1959   Former Prince protégé
Sean Astin
Actor
25-Feb-1971   The Goonies' Mikey and the hobbit Sam
Big Sean
Rapper
25-Mar-1988   Finally Famous
Jack Black
Musician
28-Aug-1969   Half of Tenacious D
Christopher Boyce
Spy
16-Feb-1953   The Falcon
Charlotte Caffey
Guitarist
21-Oct-1953   Lead guitarist for The Go-Go's
Geraldine Chaplin
Actor
31-Jul-1944   Doctor Zhivago
Kevin Corcoran
Actor
10-Jun-1949   Disney child actor
Mara Corday
Actor
3-Jan-1930   Playboy Playmate and bit actress
Suri Cruise
Relative
18-Apr-2006   Daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
Kelly Curtis
Actor
17-Jun-1956   Daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh
Carson Daly
TV Personality
22-Jun-1973   MTV Total Request Live
John Densmore
Drummer
1-Dec-1944   Drummer for The Doors
Dominique Dunne
Actor
23-Nov-1959 4-Nov-1982 Poltergeist
Richard Eyer
Actor
6-May-1945   The Invisible Boy
Shelley Fabares
Actor
19-Jan-1944   Christine Fox on Coach
Miguel Ferrer
Actor
7-Feb-1955   Agent Rosenfield on Twin Peaks
Bonnie Franklin
Actor
6-Jan-1944 1-Mar-2013 Ann Romano on One Day at a Time
Squeaky Fromme
Assassin
22-Oct-1948   Attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford
Mick Garris
Film Director
4-Dec-1951   Sleepwalkers
Frank Gifford
Football
16-Aug-1930   Monday Night Football
Sara Gilbert
Actor
29-Jan-1975   Darlene on Roseanne
Adam Goldberg
Actor
25-Oct-1970   Saving Private Ryan
Linda Gray
Actor
12-Sep-1940   Sue Ellen on Dallas
Bob Gunton
Actor
15-Nov-1945   The Shawshank Redemption
Mariska Hargitay
Actor
23-Jan-1964   Law & Order: SVU
Richard Hatch
Actor
21-May-1945   Apollo on Battlestar Galactica
David Hayter
Actor
6-Feb-1969   Voice of Solid Snake
Ryan Hurst
Actor
19-Jun-1976   Remember the Titans
Anjelica Huston
Actor
8-Jul-1951   The Grifters
Bill Irwin
Actor
11-Apr-1950   My Blue Heaven
Lorenzo Lamas
Actor
20-Jan-1958   Renegade
Christopher Lawford
Actor
29-Mar-1955   All My Children
Kevin Love
Basketball
7-Sep-1988   Minnesota Timberwolves
Lorna Luft
Actor
21-Nov-1952   Daughter of Judy Garland
Tobey Maguire
Actor
27-Jun-1975   Spider-Man
Stephen Malkmus
Musician
30-May-1966   Pavement frontman
Teena Marie
Singer/Songwriter
5-Mar-1956 26-Dec-2010 White soul singer/songwriter
Dean-Paul Martin
Relative
17-Nov-1951 21-Mar-1987 Son of Dean Martin
Catherine McLeod
Actor
2-Jul-1921 11-May-1997 I've Always Loved You
Penelope Ann Miller
Actor
13-Jan-1964   Big-Top Pee Wee
Cameron Monaghan
Actor
16-Aug-1993   Ian Gallagher on Shameless
Dave Navarro
Guitarist
7-Jun-1967   Guitarist for Jane's Addiction
Gunnar Nelson
Musician
20-Sep-1967   Nelson
Matthew Nelson
Musician
20-Sep-1967   Nelson
Tracy Nelson
Actor
25-Oct-1963   Father Dowling Mysteries
Judy Norton-Taylor
Actor
29-Jan-1958   The Waltons
Parry O'Brien
Track and Field
28-Jan-1932 21-Apr-2007 Revolutionized the shot put
Susan Olsen
Actor
14-Aug-1961   Cindy on The Brady Bunch
Tyler Posey
Actor
18-Oct-1991   Scott McCall on Teen Wolf
Frederick K. C. Price
Religion
3-Jan-1932   Televangelist
Robert Redford
Actor
18-Aug-1936   The Sundance Kid
Randy Rhoads
Guitarist
6-Dec-1956 19-Mar-1982 Ozzy's guitarist dies joyriding airplane
Christina Ricci
Actor
12-Feb-1980   The Addams Family
Shiva Rose
Actor
8-Feb-1972   David & Layla
Paul Sand
Actor
5-Mar-1935   The Hot Rock
Erin Sanders
Actor
19-Jan-1991   Quinn Pensky on Zoey 101
Frank Shamrock
Wrestling
8-Dec-1972   Ultimate Fighting Champion
Bobby Sherman
Singer
22-Jul-1943   "Julie, Julie, Julie, Do You Love Me?"
Bruce Snyder
Football
14-Mar-1940 13-Apr-2009 Sun Devils Head Coach, 1992-2000
Allan R. Spies
Business
c. 1949   CFO of US West, 1997-2000
Gloria Stuart
Actor
4-Jul-1910 27-Sep-2010 Rose in Titanic
Amber Tamblyn
Actor
14-May-1983   Joan of Arcadia
Shirley Temple
Actor
23-Apr-1928   Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Robert Trujillo
Bassist
23-Oct-1964   Metallica Bassist
Suzanne Vega
Musician
11-Jul-1959   Her name is Luka, lives on 2nd floor
Jack Webb
Actor
2-Apr-1920 23-Dec-1982 Joe Friday in Dragnet
Barry Williams
Actor
30-Sep-1954   Greg on The Brady Bunch
Lana Wood
Actor
1-Mar-1946   Diamonds Are Forever

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Albertson
Actor
2-Feb-1909 29-Feb-1964 American character actor
Mabel Albertson
Actor
24-Jul-1901 28-Sep-1982 Darrin's mother on Bewitched
Irwin Allen
Film/TV Producer
12-Jun-1916 2-Nov-1991 The Master of Disaster
Lewis Allen
Film Director
25-Dec-1905 3-May-2000 The Uninvited
Warner Anderson
Actor
10-Mar-1911 26-Aug-1976 Matthew Swain on Peyton Place
Edward Andrews
Actor
9-Oct-1914 8-Mar-1985 Sixteen Candles
Robert Armstrong
Actor
20-Nov-1890 20-Apr-1973 King Kong
Paul Atkinson
Guitarist
19-Mar-1946 2-Apr-2004 Guitarist for The Zombies
Walter Baldwin
Actor
2-Jan-1889 27-Jan-1977 The Best Years of Our Lives
George Bancroft
Actor
30-Sep-1882 2-Oct-1956 Thunderbolt
Harry Beaumont
Film Director
10-Feb-1888 22-Dec-1966 The Broadway Melody
Alphonzo Bell
Politician
19-Sep-1914 25-Apr-2004 Congressman from California, 1961-77
Bruce Bennett
Actor
19-May-1906 24-Feb-2007 Played Tarzan in 1930s movie serials
Barbara Billingsley
Actor
22-Dec-1915 16-Oct-2010 June Cleaver on Leave It to Beaver
Janet Blair
Actor
23-Apr-1921 19-Feb-2007 Night of the Eagle
Joan Blondell
Actor
30-Aug-1906 25-Dec-1979 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Roberts Blossom
Actor
25-Mar-1924 8-Jul-2011 Deranged
Lloyd Bochner
Actor
29-Jul-1924 29-Oct-2005 It's a cookbook
Jimmy Boyd
Singer
9-Jan-1939 7-Mar-2009 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Clarence Brown
Film Director
10-May-1890 17-Aug-1987 National Velvet
Nigel Bruce
Actor
14-Feb-1895 8-Oct-1953 Played Rathbone's Dr. Watson
Tim Buckley
Singer/Songwriter
14-Feb-1947 29-Jun-1975 Experimental singer/songwriter
W. R. Burnett
Novelist
25-Nov-1899 25-Apr-1982 Little Caesar
George Carlin
Comic
12-May-1937 22-Jun-2008 Seven Dirty Words
Rudolf Carnap
Philosopher
18-May-1891 14-Sep-1970 The Logical Syntax of Language
Leo Carrillo
Actor
6-Aug-1881 10-Sep-1961 Pancho on The Cisco Kid
Dane Clark
Actor
26-Feb-1912 11-Sep-1998 Moonrise
Dick Clark
TV Personality
30-Nov-1929 18-Apr-2012 American Bandstand
Fred Clark
Actor
19-Mar-1914 5-Dec-1968 A Place in the Sun
Nat King Cole
Singer
17-Mar-1917 15-Feb-1965 Unforgettable
Ray Collins
Actor
10-Dec-1889 11-Jul-1965 Lt. Tragg on Perry Mason
Jackie Coogan
Actor
26-Oct-1914 1-Mar-1984 Uncle Fester in The Addams Family
Nathan Cook
Actor
9-Apr-1950 11-Jun-1988 Billy Griffin on Hotel
Jackie Cooper
Actor
15-Sep-1922 3-May-2011 Jackie in Our Gang
Jeff Corey
Actor
10-Aug-1914 16-Aug-2002 Little Big Man
Henry Daniell
Actor
5-Mar-1894 31-Oct-1963 British-American character actor
Mildred Davis
Actor
22-Feb-1901 18-Aug-1969 Silent film actress
Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
26-May-1926 28-Sep-1991 Jazz trumpeter, Kind of Blue
Don DeFore
Actor
25-Aug-1913 22-Dec-1993 Mr. B. on Hazel
Ted Demme
Film Director
26-Oct-1963 13-Jan-2002 Blow
Richard Derr
Actor
15-Jun-1918 8-May-1992 When Worlds Collide
Troy Donahue
Actor
27-Jan-1936 2-Sep-2001 A Summer Place
Walter Donaldson
Songwriter
15-Feb-1893 15-Jul-1947 Yes, Sir, That's My Baby
Vernon Duke
Composer
10-Oct-1903 16-Jan-1969 April in Paris
James Dunn
Actor
2-Nov-1901 1-Sep-1967 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Jimmy Durante
Comic
10-Feb-1893 20-Jan-1980 Everybody wants ta get inta da act
Blake Edwards
Film Director
26-Jul-1922 15-Dec-2010 The Pink Panther
Myrna Fahey
Actor
12-Mar-1933 6-May-1973 Kay Banks on Father of the Bride
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.
Actor
23-May-1883 12-Dec-1939 The Thief of Baghdad
Farrah Fawcett
Actor
2-Feb-1947 25-Jun-2009 Original blonde on Charlie's Angels
Robert Florey
Film Director
14-Sep-1900 16-May-1979 Tarzan and the Mermaids
Norman Foster
Film Director
13-Dec-1900 7-Jul-1976 Journey Into Fear
Sam Francis
Painter
25-Jun-1923 4-Nov-1994 Abstract expressionist
Sidney Franklin
Film Director
21-Mar-1893 18-May-1972 The Good Earth
George Furth
Playwright
14-Dec-1932 11-Aug-2008 Company
Skeets Gallagher
Actor
28-Jul-1891 22-May-1955 Possessed
Minna Gombell
Actor
28-May-1892 14-Apr-1973 Block-Heads
Thomas Gomez
Actor
10-Jul-1905 18-Jun-1971 Ride the Pink Horse
Betty Grable
Actor
18-Dec-1916 2-Jul-1973 The Girl With the Million Dollar Legs
Stewart Granger
Actor
6-May-1913 16-Aug-1993 King Solomon's Mines
Bonita Granville
Actor
2-Feb-1923 11-Oct-1988 These Three
Lorne Greene
Actor
12-Feb-1915 11-Sep-1987 Ben Cartwright on Bonanza
William Haines
Actor
2-Jan-1900 26-Dec-1973 Hollywood's first openly gay leading man
Alaina Reed Hall
Actor
10-Nov-1946 17-Dec-2009 Sesame Street
Margaux Hemingway
Actor
16-Feb-1955 2-Jul-1996 Troubled actress OD'd on klonopin
Paul Henreid
Actor
10-Jan-1908 29-Mar-1992 Casablanca
Conrad Hilton
Business
25-Dec-1887 3-Jan-1979 Founder, Hilton Hotels
Halliwell Hobbes
Actor
16-Nov-1877 20-Feb-1962 British-American character actor
William Holden
Actor
17-Apr-1918 16-Nov-1981 Stalag 17
Virginia Huston
Actor
24-Apr-1925 28-Feb-1981 Tarzan's Peril
John Ireland
Actor
30-Jan-1914 21-Mar-1992 All the King's Men
Christopher Isherwood
Author
26-Aug-1904 4-Jan-1986 The Berlin Stories
Dean Jagger
Actor
7-Nov-1903 5-Feb-1991 Twelve O'Clock High
Allen Jenkins
Actor
9-Apr-1900 20-Jul-1974 American character actor
Victor Jory
Actor
23-Nov-1902 12-Feb-1982 Cat-Women of the Moon
Brenda Joyce
Actor
25-Feb-1912 4-Jul-2009 Tarzan's Jane
Joseph Kane
Film Director
19-Mar-1894 25-Aug-1975 Flame of Barbary Coast
Kurt Kasznar
Actor
13-Aug-1913 6-Aug-1979 Fitzhugh on Land of the Giants
Zalman King
Film Director
23-May-1942 3-Feb-2012 9 1/2 Weeks
Martin Kosleck
Actor
24-Mar-1904 15-Jan-1994 German-American character actor
Hope Lange
Actor
28-Nov-1931 19-Dec-2003 Peyton Place
Joi Lansing
Actor
6-Apr-1929 7-Aug-1972 Gladys Flatt on The Beverly Hillbillies
Stan Laurel
Actor
16-Jun-1890 23-Feb-1965 Laurel and Hardy
Joseph H. Lewis
Film Director
6-Apr-1907 30-Aug-2000 Gun Crazy
Frank Lloyd
Film Director
2-Feb-1886 10-Aug-1960 Mutiny on the Bounty
Gene Lockhart
Actor
18-Jul-1891 31-Mar-1957 Algiers
Edward Ludwig
Film Director
7-Oct-1898 20-Aug-1982 The Fighting Seabees
Sidney Luft
Film/TV Producer
2-Nov-1915 15-Sep-2005 Ex-Husband of Judy Garland
Barton MacLane
Actor
25-Dec-1902 1-Jan-1969 Gen. Peterson on I Dream of Jeannie
Fred MacMurray
Actor
30-Aug-1908 6-Nov-1991 The Absent-Minded Professor
Dick Martin
Comic
30-Jan-1922 24-May-2008 Laugh-In
Marion Martin
Actor
7-Jun-1908 13-Aug-1985 Boom Town
Andrew Marton
Film Director
26-Jan-1904 7-Jan-1992 Directed chariot race in Ben-Hur
Walter Matthau
Actor
1-Oct-1920 1-Jul-2000 Messy half of the Odd Couple
Frank Maxwell
Actor
17-Nov-1916 4-Aug-2004 Dan Rooney on General Hospital
Leo McCarey
Film Director
3-Oct-1898 5-Jul-1969 The Awful Truth
Patrick McGoohan
Actor
19-Mar-1928 13-Jan-2009 Number Six on The Prisoner
Dorothy McGuire
Actor
14-Jun-1916 13-Sep-2001 A Summer Place
Kenneth McMillan
Actor
2-Jul-1932 8-Jan-1989 Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
Lauritz Melchior
Singer
20-Mar-1890 18-Mar-1973 Wagnerian operatic tenor
Bill Melendez
Cartoonist
15-Nov-1916 2-Sep-2008 A Charlie Brown Christmas
Mary Miles Minter
Actor
1-Apr-1902 4-Aug-1984 Anne of Green Gables
Millard Mitchell
Actor
14-Aug-1903 13-Oct-1953 My Six Convicts
Tom Moore
Actor
1-May-1883 12-Feb-1955 Irish-American character actor
Patrick Nagel
Artist
25-Nov-1945 4-Feb-1984 The Nagel Woman
Alan Napier
Actor
7-Jan-1903 8-Aug-1988 Alfred on Batman
Ralph Nelson
Film Director
12-Aug-1916 21-Dec-1987 Father Goose
Red Norvo
Jazz Musician
31-Mar-1908 6-Apr-1999 Jazz xylophonist
Dan O'Bannon
Screenwriter
30-Sep-1946 17-Dec-2009 Alien, Total Recall
Pat O'Brien
Actor
11-Nov-1899 15-Oct-1983 Angels with Dirty Faces
Dennis O'Keefe
Actor
29-Mar-1908 31-Aug-1968 Brewster's Millions
Dick O'Neill
Actor
29-Aug-1928 17-Nov-1998 Charlie Cagney on Cagney and Lacey
Ken Ober
Game Show Host
3-Jul-1957 15-Nov-2009 Remote Control, Ober and Olsen
Johnny Olson
Game Show Host
22-May-1910 12-Oct-1985 Announcer for What's My Line, etc.
Lynne Overman
Actor
19-Sep-1887 19-Feb-1943 Reap the Wild Wind
Gale Page
Actor
23-Jul-1913 8-Jan-1983 Four Daughters
Franklin Pangborn
Actor
23-Jan-1888 20-Jul-1958 Character actor, 1920s to 1950s
Louella Parsons
Columnist
6-Aug-1881 9-Dec-1972 Hollywood queen of gossip
Chris Penn
Actor
10-Oct-1965 24-Jan-2006 Nice Guy Eddie in Reservoir Dogs
Mary Pickford
Actor
8-Apr-1892 29-May-1979 America's Sweetheart
Walter Pidgeon
Actor
23-Sep-1897 25-Sep-1984 How Green Was My Valley
Edward Platt
Actor
14-Feb-1916 19-Mar-1974 Chief on Get Smart
June Pointer
Musician
30-Nov-1953 11-Apr-2006 The Pointer Sisters
Cole Porter
Composer
9-Jun-1891 15-Oct-1964 I've Got You Under My Skin
Harve Presnell
Actor
14-Sep-1933 30-Jun-2009 When the Boys Meet the Girls
Fred Quimby
Film/TV Producer
31-Jul-1886 16-Sep-1965 Producer of Tom and Jerry
Ford Rainey
Actor
8-Aug-1908 25-Jul-2005 Window on Main Street
Elisabeth Risdon
Actor
26-Apr-1887 20-Dec-1958 The Roaring Twenties
Martin Ritt
Film Director
2-Mar-1914 8-Dec-1990 The Long Hot Summer
Richard Rober
Actor
14-May-1910 26-May-1952 Jet Pilot
Gene Roddenberry
Screenwriter
19-Aug-1921 24-Oct-1991 Creator of Star Trek
Cesar Romero
Actor
15-Feb-1907 1-Jan-1994 The Joker on Batman
Russell Rouse
Screenwriter
20-Nov-1913 2-Oct-1987 Pillow Talk
Wesley Ruggles
Film Director
11-Jun-1889 8-Jan-1972 Cimarron
Irene Ryan
Actor
17-Oct-1902 26-Apr-1973 Granny on The Beverly Hillbillies
Franklin J. Schaffner
Film Director
30-May-1920 2-Jul-1989 Patton and Planet of the Apes
Dan Seymour
Actor
22-Feb-1915 25-May-1993 Return of the Fly
Clark Shaughnessy
Football
6-Mar-1892 15-May-1970 Invented football T-Formation
Jean Simmons
Actor
31-Jan-1929 22-Jan-2010 Guys and Dolls
Barbara Stanwyck
Actor
16-Jul-1907 20-Jan-1990 Double Indemnity
Robert Taylor
Actor
5-Aug-1911 8-Jun-1969 Quo Vadis
Sam Taylor
Film Director
13-Aug-1895 6-Mar-1958 Safety Last!
Ray Teal
Actor
12-Jan-1902 2-Apr-1976 Sheriff Roy Coffee on Bonanza
Irving Thalberg
Film/TV Producer
30-May-1899 14-Sep-1936 De-facto boss of MGM Studios
Peter Tomarken
Game Show Host
7-Dec-1942 13-Mar-2006 Host of Press Your Luck
Lee Tracy
Actor
14-Apr-1898 18-Oct-1968 Crashing Hollywood
Helen Traubel
Singer
16-Jun-1899 28-Jul-1972 Wagnerian soprano
Les Tremayne
Radio Personality
16-Apr-1913 19-Dec-2003 Veteran of 30,000 radio broadcasts
Sonny Tufts
Actor
16-Jul-1911 4-Jun-1970 Cat-Women of the Moon
Ben Turpin
Actor
19-Sep-1869 1-Jul-1940 Cross-eyed comic actor
Kenneth Tynan
Critic
2-Apr-1927 26-Jul-1980 British theatre critic
John Vivyan
Actor
31-May-1915 20-Dec-1983 Mr. Lucky
David Wayne
Actor
30-Jan-1914 9-Feb-1995 The Andromeda Strain
Lawrence Welk
Conductor
11-Mar-1903 17-May-1992 Big band leader, TV champagne music host
Roland West
Film Director
20-Feb-1885 31-Mar-1952 The Bat Whispers
Rhys Williams
Actor
31-Dec-1897 28-May-1969 The Bells of St. Mary's
Meredith Willson
Composer
18-May-1902 15-Jun-1984 The Music Man
Anna May Wong
Actor
3-Jan-1905 3-Feb-1961 Shanghai Express
Leona Woods
Physicist
9-Aug-1919 10-Nov-1986 Physicist at University of Chicago
Howard Zinn
Historian
24-Aug-1922 27-Jan-2010 A People's History of the United States



Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2013 Soylent Communications

NNDB MAPPER


Giuliani's Right Wing Network


Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


Bibliographies

NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.