Cultural Production in

Present Day

Los Angeles (usa)

United States

Icon of placeLos Angeles

Los Angeles ranks 5th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Paris, London, and Rome. Memorable people born in Los Angeles include Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, and John Cage. Memorable people who died in Los Angeles include Ronald Reagan, Michael Jackson, and Marlon Brando. Los Angeles has been the birth place of many actors and musicians and the death place of many actors and film directors. Los Angeles is located in United States.

Los Angeles ( lawss AN-jəl-əs; Tongva: Tovaangar; Spanish: Los Ángeles; the abbreviated name which means "The Angels" in Spanish. The full name in Spanish translates as: Our Lady, Queen Of The Angels. The city is commonly spoken and written as its initialism, L.A.. For "Angelenos" & those who reside in LA city, LA county & Southern California in general, including other counties, this entire area is commonly referred to as "Los Angeles" or "LA." Los Angeles is the largest city in California. With a 2020 population of 3,898,747, it is the second-largest city in the United States. Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic and cultural diversity, Hollywood entertainment industry and sprawling metropolitan area. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1886 and 2009, Los Angeles was the birth place of 629 globally memorable people, including Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, and John Cage. Additionaly, 736 globally memorable people have passed away in Los Angeles including Ronald Reagan, Michael Jackson, and Marlon Brando. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Los Angeles than were born there.

People Born in Los Angeles

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added People Born in Los Angeles

Go to all Rankings

People Deceased in Los Angeles

Go to all Rankings

Newly Added People Deceased in Los Angeles

Go to all Rankings

Most individuals born in present day Los Angeles were actors (331), musicians (46), singers (45), film directors (29), and basketball players (24),  while most who died were actors (405), film directors (66), musicians (56), singers (33), and writers (31).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Los Angeles, including Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, and Diane Keaton. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Los Angeles, including Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, and Diane Keaton.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Los Angeles since 1700.