List of people from Palm Springs, California

This list of people from Palm Springs, California describes notable residents who have had homes in the city and nearby resort communities of the Coachella Valley. These communities, which include Palm Springs, Bermuda Dunes, Cathedral City, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage and Thermal are in the Coachella Valley of Riverside County, southern California.

Palm Springs Walk of StarsEdit

Over 410 of Palm Springs area notable residents have been honored with Golden Palm Stars on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.

Presidents and heads of stateEdit

Other Palm Springs residentsEdit

Early settlers (pre-World War I)Edit

Show business – performersEdit

Silent film eraEdit

RadioEdit

Show business – productionEdit

Cinematographers and art directorsEdit

Studio executivesEdit

Artists, architects and photographersEdit

Academics and scientists, authors and writersEdit

Composers, musicians and singersEdit

Business figuresEdit

Deborah Marie George, Real Estate Developer

Civic, political and labor leaders and noted personalitiesEdit

Military personnelEdit

Sports and recreation figuresEdit

Underworld (criminal) figuresEdit

Coachella Valley residentsEdit

Bermuda DunesEdit

Cathedral CityEdit

CoachellaEdit

Desert Hot SpringsEdit

IndioEdit

Indian WellsEdit

La QuintaEdit

Palm DesertEdit

Rancho MirageEdit

ThermalEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Invented the concept of road surface marking.
  2. ^ With spouse Lucille Ball
  3. ^ Son of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
  4. ^ Daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
  5. ^ Jackie Autry and Gene Autry were spouses.
  6. ^ With spouse Desi Arnaz and later with spouse Gary Morton
  7. ^ Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone were spouses.
  8. ^ Cary Grant and Cannon lived in his Las Palomas estate part-time during their marriage.
  9. ^ Cyd Charisse and Tony Martin were spouses
  10. ^ Cary Grant and Drake were spouses when they bought the Los Palomas estate in the Movie Colony.
  11. ^ Grant and Barbara Hutton were spouses. He was married to Betsy Drake when they bought the Los Palomas estate in the Movie Colony. He and Betsy Cannon lived in his Las Palomas estate part-time during their marriage
  12. ^ Russell Hayden and Lillian Porter were spouses.
  13. ^ Anita Louise and Buddy Adler were spouses
  14. ^ Mary Martin died at her home in Rancho Mirage
  15. ^ Cyd Charisse and Tony Martin were spouses
  16. ^ Anointed himself as the "King of Palm Springs".
  17. ^ With spouse Lucille Ball
  18. ^ Russell Hayden and Lillian Porter were spouses.
  19. ^ Donna Reed was married to Tony Owen.
  20. ^ Alan Hamel is the spouse and manager of Suzanne Somers
  21. ^ William Duffy and Gloria Swanson were spouses.
  22. ^ Valli was married to Charles Farrell, who has a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.
  23. ^ Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone were spouses.
  24. ^ Was one of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  25. ^ Anita Louise and Buddy Adler were spouses.
  26. ^ Jean Louis was married to Loretta Young, who has a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.
  27. ^ William Duffy and Gloria Swanson were spouses.
  28. ^ Was married to operatic soprano Lily Pons
  29. ^ Was married to conductor Andre Kostelanetz
  30. ^ Was married to Keely Smith, who has a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars
  31. ^ Received the Navy Cross.
  32. ^ The Kaufmann Desert House was designed by Richard Neutra.
  33. ^ Alan Hamel is the spouse and manager of Suzanne Somers
  34. ^ Cary Grant and Barbara Hutton were spouses at the time
  35. ^ Winthrop's former spouse, Jeanette, has a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars
  36. ^ Jackie Autry and Gene Autry were spouses.
  37. ^ Track and field coach at Palm Springs High School.
  38. ^ His wife Velma Wayne Dawson, has a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.
  39. ^ Smith now lives in Palm Desert.
  40. ^ Dropped from the list in 2016, but still at large as 2017
  41. ^ Tammy Faye Bakker and Roe Messner were spouses.
  42. ^ Rachel McLish and Ron Samuels were spouses.
  43. ^ Tammy Faye Bakker and Roe Messner were spouses.
  44. ^ Ron Samuels and Rachel McLish were spouses

ReferencesEdit

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  23. ^ FilmReference.com: Jesse James
  24. ^ Died in Palm Desert. FilmReference.com: Nancy Kulp
  25. ^ FilmReference.com: Marc Lawrence
  26. ^ FilmReference.com: Alison Lohman
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  32. ^ "Singer, actor, valley resident Frankie Randall passes away". 2014-12-29.
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  37. ^ FilmReference.com: Cameron Crowe
  38. ^ "Howard Hawks Age 81 Dies In Palm Springs". Frederick Daily Leader. UPI. December 28, 1977. Retrieved September 30, 2012.
  39. ^ FilmReference.com: Darryl Francis Zanuck
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  43. ^ FilmReference.com: Charles LeMaire
  44. ^ FilmReference.com: Jean Louis
  45. ^ FilmReference.com: Helen Rose
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  49. ^ "Moss Hart Dies at 57; Celebrated Playwright". Youngstown Vindicator. Youngstown, OH. Associated Press. December 20, 1961. p. 1. Retrieved September 30, 2012.
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  52. ^ FilmReference.com: Dale Wasserman
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  54. ^ SpectroPop Express Remembers Irving Green
  55. ^ "Pop star Sia tweets support for bill targeting Mojave Desert water project, calls out CA Senate leader".
  56. ^ FilmReference.com: Jimmy Van Heusen
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  61. ^ Chaddick was featured in Night of the Full Moon, creative nonfiction by Herbert D. Clough (2008, 2010). Criterion House. ISBN 978-1884162169 (print). ISBN 978-1884162282 (Kindle); see: "Elaine Chaddick, 88". Chicago Tribune. June 8, 2002. Retrieved August 2, 2012.. Her husband was Chicago and Palm Springs developer Harry F. Chaddick; see: Quintanilla, Ray (June 1, 1994). "Chicago Developer Harry F. Chaddick". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
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  63. ^ "Philanthropist Mel Haber passes away at 80 years old". 2016-10-28.
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  74. ^ Born in Indio and grew up in Palm Desert. FilmReference.com: Vanessa Marcil
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  78. ^ Died in La Quinta; buried in the Coachella Valley Public Cemetery. FilmReference.com: Frank Capra Biography
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  • Burke, Tony (1987). Palm Springs: Why I Love You. Palm Desert: Palmesa. p. 268. OCLC 5346893.
  • Turner, Mary L.; Turner, Cal A. (photographer) (2006) [1999]. Beautiful People of Palm Springs. Turner. p. 154. ISBN 978-1411634886. OCLC 704086361.

Further readingEdit

  • Crawford, Hildy (1971). Personages, Palm Springs–Coachella Valley. Palm Springs: H. Crawford. p. 190. A 'Who's Who' of the desert area, listing leaders in the fields of society, entertainment, sports, professional and civic affairs. OCLC 11071982, 35238967
  • Johns, Howard (2006). Hollywood Celebrity Playground. Fort Lee, NJ: Barricade Books. p. 320. ISBN 978-1569803035. LCCN 2006047650. OCLC 69104355. – sequel to Johns' 2004 Palm Springs Confidential: Playground of the Stars!
  • Johnson, Vicki Raciti (2007). Talking With the Stars: in Hollywood, Malibu, Palm Springs, New York, Paris, London, and Rome. Roundtable Publishing. p. 380. ISBN 978-0915677566. LCCN 2007929405.
  • Meeks, Eric G. (2012). The Best Guide Ever to Palm Springs Celebrity Homes: Facts and Legends of the Village of Palm Springs. CreateSpace. ISBN 978-1479328598.
  • Biographies Celebrating Distinguished Women of the Coachella Valley. Palm Desert: College of the Desert. 1995. OCLC 464262711.
  • Wenzell, Nicolette (January 2, 2016). "Palm Springs has rich history of celebs, architects". The Desert Sun. Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. Retrieved 12 January 2016.

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