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Santa Monica, California ranks 112th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Kraków, Queens, and The Hague. Memorable people born in Santa Monica, California include Robert Redford, Gloria Stuart, and Shirley Temple. Memorable people who died in Santa Monica, California include Miles Davis, Stan Laurel, and Heinrich Mann. Santa Monica, California has been the birth place of many actors and musicians and the death place of many actors and film directors. Santa Monica, California is located in United States.

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is bordered on five sides by different neighborhoods of the city of Los Angeles: Pacific Palisades to the north, Brentwood on the northeast, West Los Angeles on the east, Mar Vista on the southeast, and Venice on the south. The 2010 U.S. Census population was 89,736. Due to a favorable climate and close proximity to Los Angeles, Santa Monica became a famed resort town by the early 20th century attracting many celebrities, like Marion Davies, to build magnificent beach front homes on Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1910 and 2007, Santa Monica, California was the birth place of 74 globally memorable people, including Robert Redford, Gloria Stuart, and Shirley Temple. Additionaly, 139 globally memorable people have passed away in Santa Monica, California including Miles Davis, Stan Laurel, and Heinrich Mann. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Santa Monica, California than were born there.

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People Deceased in Santa Monica, California

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Most individuals born in present day Santa Monica, California were actors (51), musicians (8), film directors (4), singers (2), and basketball players (2),  while most who died were actors (82), film directors (17), musicians (8), writers (7), and composers (6).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Santa Monica, California, including Robert Redford, Shirley Temple, and Geraldine Chaplin. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Santa Monica, California, including Robert Redford, Gloria Stuart, and Shirley Temple.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 12 globally memorable people born in Santa Monica, California since 1700.