SAMUEL UNTERMEYER - 412 Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. Tennis Club Neighborhood. Untermeyer, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and New York attorney built this 5 bedroom, 5 bath home in 1923 and it is an art deco masterpiece. It has 3,945sf on a 41,818sf lot. It’s now operated as The Willows Hotel and is a Palm Springs Historic Site.ELAYNE & MIGUELITO VALDEZ - 1011 East El Alameda, Palm Springs. Movie Colony East. Widow of Cuban band leader Miguelito Valdez purchased this 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1934 home with 3,237sf of living space on a 13,068sf lot in 1979. Desi Arnaz and Miguelito had a friendly feud over who sang Babalu better. MIGUELITO VALDEZ - 1265 East Tachevah Road, Palm Springs. Movie Colony East. In 1968, one of the five original Mambo Kings and original singer of Babalu - he was often called Mr. Babalu, much to Desi Arnaz’s chagrin - lived in this 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1,950sf home on a 5,663sf lot.. RUDY VALLEE - 484 West Vereda Sur/475 Via Las Palmas West, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Crooner & Actor owned a home here from 1946-1957. But the home was torn down for the construction of this new one at 475 South Via Las Palmas in 1992. Vallee began his career as a sax player, then became a band leader, switched to radio and movies. He was known as a slave driving man to work for. FRANKIE VALLI - 845 West Chino Canyon Road, Palm Springs. Little Tuscany Neighborhood. Elvis owned this Albert Frey designed Spanish Colonial 4 bedroom, 5 bath, home with 5,040sf of interior space, positioned upon a 76,230sf hill lot with a pool from 1970-1977. After Elvis’ death, Priscilla Presley sold it to American musician Frankie Valli.JIMMY VAN HEUSEN - 333 West Cabrillo Road, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Neighborhood. Songwriter, whose real name was Chester Edward Babcock, lived here from 1948-1951. The home was built in 1937 with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 1,433sf on a 7,841sf lot. In 1951, when Frank Sinatra had marital troubles with Ava Gardner, he temporarily took up residence here with his friend Van Heusen.BILLY VAUGHN - 914 East Garden Road, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Estates. American singer, multi-instrumentalist, Orchestra leader and talent scout for Dot records lived in this home sometime between when it was built in 1960 and 1974. It's a 3 bedroom, 2 bath house with 2,212sf on a 12,197sf lot. Vaughn listed 42 singles and 6 albums on the Billboard charts in his 40+ years career.ANTHONY VEILLER - 1177 Riverside Drive North, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Scriptwriter rented this 4 bed 4 bath 2,694sf home for himself and his family in 1959. It was built in 1948 and sits on a 10,890sf lot. 1959 was a banner year for Veiller, two of his movies were released: Solomon and Sheba, starring Yul Brynner and Gina Lollobrigida, and Timbuktu with Yvonne De Carlo.ANTHONY VEILLER - 1228 East San Lorenzo Road, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Scriptwriter who wrote The List of Adrian Messenger(1963) for Sinatra, Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis while residing here in this 1948 home. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths with 2,876sf of space atop a 10,890sf lot. Veiller wrote 44 screenplays in his career.VILLA ROYALE - 1620 South Indian Trail, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Boutique hotel was at one time partially owned by actor Tony Shaloub (Monk) and his wife, actress Brook Adams. Villa Royale was also used once as a set for the TV series MadMen (season 2), when Don Draper took a hiatus with a 21 year old fling to find himself in SoCal and ended up in Palm Springs.RUSSELL WADE - 594 South Calle Abronia, Palm Springs. Warm Sands Neighborhood. RKO actor and real estate developer was the first owner of this home, built in 1948. It has 4 bedrooms and 4 baths with 1,936sf of living space on a 6,098sf lot. Wade is best known for his Westerns, Sci-Fi and Horror film work in the 1930’s-40;s: The Body Snatchers, The Ghost Ship, & more.RUSSELL WADE - 1422 East Mesquite Avenue, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood This is the second Palm Springs home of the RKO actor and real estate developer. He lived in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in 1957. It was built in 1948 with 1,752sf on a 10,454sf lot. Wade acted in 79 titles from 1933-48) including: Pirates of the Prairie (1942) and Beyond Glory (1948).ROBERT WAGNER - 303 West Crestview Drive, Palm Springs. Mesa Neighborhood. Actor purchased it in 1968 and then honeymooned here with Natalie Wood on their second attempt at marriage in 1972. The main house has 5 bedrooms and the second house, nearer the pool, has 3 bedrooms. They were first married in 1957.RAOUL WALSH - 1062 East Buena Vista Drive, Palm Springs. Movie Colony East. Built in 1937 with 3 bedrooms and 5 baths with 3,098 of interior space on a 10,019sf lot. It was home to actor/director Walsh of Thief of Baghdad, High Sierra, The Naked and the Dead, and many more.CHARLES WALTERS - 483 West Via Sol, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Director, choreographer, dancer of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers & Gene Kelly and Judy Garland, more. Walters built this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home, dubbed "Casa Contenta" in 1956. It has 2,518sf and a pool on a 15,682sf lot.BARBARA WARNER & CY HOWARD - 1050 North Cahuilla Road, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Comedy Writer married to daughter of Jack L Warner (Warner Brothers) currently own this 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 1934 home with 4,004sf on a 30,928sf lot. HARRY WARNER - 591 West Stevens Road, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Oldest of the four Warner Brothers (others: Sam, Jack, & Albert) owned here in 1957 for only a year because he died. His daughter Doris Warner inherited it and lived here the rest of her life till 1978. The 5,308sf home was built in 1937 with 9 bedrooms and 9 baths on a 27,443sf lot. JACK WARNER - 285 West Via Lola, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Co-founder and the driving force Warner Brothers Pictures, who took it from his brothers in a hostile takeover, built this home in 1958 and named it the same as his home on the French riviera"Villa Aujourd Hui." It's a 6 bedroom, 6 bath home with 4,421sf and a pool on a 23,958sf lot.JACK WARNER - 1995 Camino Monte, Palm Springs. Mesa Neighborhood. This home, called "Ship of The Desert", was owned by Warner in 1945 with his wife Anne Boyar. Youngest of the Warner Brothers. The home has 6 bedrooms and 5 baths with 2,636sf. There is a pool on the south end of the home.DALE WASSERMAN - 770 North Avenida Palos Verdes, Palm Springs. Movie Colony Neighborhood. Playwright of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Man of La Mancha lived here when the home was brand new. The 3 bedroom, 4 bath home was built in 1974 with 4,156sf of interior space and a 19,166sf lot. LEW WASSERMAN - 296 West Hermosa Place, Palm Springs. LAs Palmas Neighborhood. Music Corporation of America Chairman Emeritus bought this 5 bedroom, 4 bath, 1957 home in 1960. Designed by Harold Levitt. It has 4,080sf on a 24,394sf lot. While Wasserman was a strong player in the Democratic party, he was instrumental in helping Ronald Reagan to become President of the Screen Actor’s Guild.NINA WAYNE - 1370 South Camino Real, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Actress who played in seven roles from 1965-1973 including: Bewitched (1966), The Comic (1969) starring Dick Van Dyke and Love American Style (1971) currently lives in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,163sf condo, built in 1973.JACK WEBB - 1255 South Manzanita Avenue, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. The star of Dragnet lived in this 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 2,935sf home in 1965. The house was built in 1960 on a 10,890sf lot and has a pool. Webb didn’t just act in his shows, he also wrote and Executive Produced them. Besides Dragnet, he also created, wrote or produced: Emergency!, Adam-12, and more. JAMES R. WEBB - 1967 Ledo Circle, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. Screenwriter lived here when he died in 1974. The home was built in 1970 with 3 bedrooms 3 baths in 2,424sf of living space on a 10,454sf lot. Webb is best known for The Big Country (1958), Cape Fear (1962) and How The West Was Won (1962).JERRY WEINTRAUB - 2145 South Camino Barranca, Palm Springs. mesa Neighborhood. From 1975-1997, the concert promoter and movie producer lived here. The 2,564sf home was built in 1945. It has 5 bedrooms, 5 baths and sits on a 28,750sf lot. Weintraub is best known for Oh God (1977), Diner (1982), Karate Kid I, II, & III, and Ocean’s 11, 12, & 13. HARRY WEISS - 230 North Via Las Palmas West, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. L.os Angeles criminal defense attorney for Mae West and other celebrities owned this home from 1981-1995. It was built in 1954 with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, 2,740sf and sits on a 15,682sf lot with a pool.LAWRENCE WELK - 730 East Paseo El Mirador, Palm Springs. Movie Colony Neighborhood. Big band leader and variety television show producer owned this 2,749sf, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1952 home till 1978. It has a pool and a 16,117sf lot. Welk was the creator of ballroom Champagne Music and was known for his corny German accent phrases like “Wunnerful, Wunnerful,” “Ah-one and a-two” and “Pee (be) on your toes.”JAMES WHALE - 370 West Arenas Road, Palm Springs. Tennis Club Neighborhood. The Hideaway hotel was the former home of openly gay British born director of American Horror Frankenstein, 1931, and later, theatrical musicals. Whale committed suicide in the pool in 1957. The hotel was designed by modernist architect Herbert Burns.PAUL WHITEMAN - 322 Camino Norte West, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Orchestra bandleader of one of the most popular dance bands in the 1920’s lived in this 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1936 home with 2,018sf while working at Romanoff's On The Rocks in 1964.DICK WHITTINGHILL - 1165 East El Alameda, Palm Springs. Movie Colony East Neighborhood. In 1968, Pied Pipers band singer and KMPC AM radio disc jockey lived in this 1,916sf, 2 bedroom, 3 bath home which was built in 1936 on a 7,841sf lot. Dick was with KMPC for thirty years from 1950-1970.RICHARD WHORF- 1680 East Mesquite Avenue, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Actor, who did 10 movie roles (1942-51) before switching to TV: Perry Mason, The Untouchables, Gunsmoke, Wild WIld West, and more, lived here till he died of a heart attack in 1966. The home was built in 1948. It has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, 2,107sf & a 10,454sf lot with a pool.HENRY WILCOXON - 524 South Calle Abronia, Palm Springs. Warm Sands Neighborhood. Played Marc Antony in Demille's Cleopatra (1934), and the Bishop in Caddyshack (1980), associate producer of Samson and Delilah (1949) and The Ten Commandments (1956). He acted in 71 titles between 1931 and 1983. Wilcoxon lived here in 1959.STEPHEN H. WILLARD - 1735 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. Mesa Neighborhood. "Touring Topics" Scenic photographer lived in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,096sf home, built in 1926 on a 19,166sf lot. Willard was born in 1894 and started taking pictures at 16. After WWI he moved to Palm Springs and opened his first studio where he would hand tint the enlarged spectacular photos. After his death in 1966, his collection was donated to the PS Desert Museum.CINDY WILLIAMS - 1155 Los Robles Drive, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Shirley, of Laverne & Shirley fame owned this home from 1983-2003. It was built in 1979 with 2 bedrooms 3 baths, 2,901sf and a pool on a 10,019sf lot. L&S ended in 1983, during the following 20 years she was a guest star of TV shows: Steel Magnolias, Touched by an Angel, Seventh Heaven, Law and Order:SVU, and many more.FRED "THE HAMMER" WILLIAMSON - 2672 South Calle Palo Fierro, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. Football player/actor/producer/director has lived in this home with his wife Linda since at least 1997. Williamson played football for the San Fran 49’ers (where he earned his nickname), the Pittsburg Steelers, Oakland Raiders, & K.C. Chiefs; all in the 1960’s. He then switched to movies: acted in 113 films, directed 21, produced 17 and wrote 11. BEVERLY WILLS - 1983 Yucca Place, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. Actress and daughter of Joan Davis who died in a fire in this home on October 24, 1963. It was built in 1958 with 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,136sf on a 10,019sf lot. Wills played in 22 shows from 1938-64, including: I Married Joan (1953-54), Son of Flubber (1963), Petticoat Junction (1963), Mr. Ed (1963) and more.DON WILSON - 168 Desert Lakes Drive, Palm Springs. Seven Lakes Neighborhood. Radio announcer and actor lived here in 1977. It has 1,965sf, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths & a fairway view. Wilson played in several shows from the 1930’s to 40’s. But he’s best known as a supporting actor on episodes of The Jack Benny Show.CHARLES WINNINGER - 1580 East Mesquite Avenue, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Actor of 77 roles from 1915-60 including: State Fair (1945), Science Fiction Theatre (1955), more, retired here prior to his death in Palm Springs in 1969. His widow Gertrude Walker lived here writing mystery novels till her death in 1995. The 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,569sf, 1948 home sits on a 10,454sf lot with a pool.DONALD WOODS - 985 La Jolla Road, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. Actor, not the B-picture movie producer, lived here in 1966. The 1957 home has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with 1,600sf and a 10,890sf lot. Woods played in 137 roles from 1928-84, including: The Return of Rin Tin Tin (1947),TV series Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (1952) & True Grit (1969) King of the B's and desert real estate agent, in 1988, retired to this 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 1,816sf home, built in 1960 on a 12,197sf lot. Though Woods mostly acted in second rate films such as The Case of The Curious Bride (1936), he did on occasion score a major title like Watch on the Rhine (1943). Best-selling author of The Caine Mutiny (1951), Marjorie Morningstar (1955), The Way God Talks (2010) & more, is the homes current owner. second attempt at marriage in 1972. The main house has 5 bedrooms and the second house, nearer the pool, has 3 bedrooms.WILLIAM WYLER - 976 East San Lorenzo Road, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Producer of 71 films, Director of 15, who amassed forty Academy Awards with 128 nominations owned this home from 1951-1967. It was built in 1951, has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths in 1,539sf and a lot of 10,890sf. His works include: Wuthering Heights (1939), Ben Hur (1959) & Funny Girl (1968).JANE WYMAN - 2905 North Puerta Del Sol, Palm Springs. Racquet Club Neighborhood. Actress leased this 7 bedroom, 7 bath home after the miscarriage of her third child and subsequent divorce from Ronald Reagan in 1951. That same year, Wyman received her third Oscar nomination for her role in The Blue Veil. From 1981 to 1990, she starred in the night time CBS soap opera, Falcon Crest, as the tyrannical matriarch Angela Channing. The home is called "The Sunset" and was built in 1935 with 4,743sf on a 41,382sf lot. It is claimed that Joan Crawford was a house guest here in 1953.JANE WYMAN - 369 West Hermosa Place, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Wyman moved into this home after divorcing Ronald Reagan in 1948. The 5 bedroom, 5 bath, 4,763sf home was built in 1952 on a 31,363sf lot with a pool.LORETTA YOUNG - 1075 South Manzanita Avenue, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Glamorous actress and her costume designer husband (Louis) bought his 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 1964 home in 1993. It has 3,510sf on a 12,197sf lot with a pool.Young began acting at age 4, in 1917, and performed her 107th role in 1994. She won an Oscar for The Farmers Daughter (1947) and an Emmy for The Loretta Young Show (1953).RALPH YOUNG - 1099 East Sierra Way, Palm Springs. Canyon Country Club. Singer and half of the duo Sandler and Young, lived here till his death in 2008. His widow still owns the 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 3,017sf home which was built in 1970 on a 13,504sf lot. He died in his Palm Springs home on August 22, 2008, at the age of 90.FRANK ZANE - 928 North Avenida De Las Palmas,Palm Springs. Movie Colony Neighborhood. Three time Mr. Olympia, 1977-79, bought this former home of Cary Grant's and lived here from 1988-1998. Zane claimed to find scrapbooks and other forgotten memorabilia stored in the attic. The home was dubbed "Las Palomas" by Grant and the name has stuck. It was built in 1927 with 4 bed 7 baths, 3,886sf on a 67,084sf lot and is a replica of an Andalusian farmhouse. DARRYL ZANUCK - 346 East Tamarisk Road, Palm Springs. Movie Colony Neighborhood. Zanuck quit as Head of Production at Warner Studios to found 20th Century Pictures with Joseph Schenck and became one of the creators of the movie studio system. His films include: Grapes of Wrath, The Snake Pit, and more. Zanuck conveniently won this house in a poker game from Schenck, who was trying to evade an IRS audit at the time. The home is 7,247sf with 10 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms on a 63,162sf lot. In 1979, Zanuck had a heart attack in this home which resulted with his death in Desert Hospital.SUSAN ZANUCK - 2320 East El Chorro Way, Palm Springs. Smoketree Neighborhood. The gay second daughter of Darryl F. Zanuck, who dated Rock Hudson, killed herself here on June 10, 1980 with an overdose of prolonged drinking and drug use. The 1,885 sf home was built in 1971. It has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths and sits on a 10,890sf triangular shaped lot with a pool in the backyard. Her father had died only 6 months earlier at Desert Hospital. Susan’s daughter, Darrilyn, inherited the bulk of the family’s fortune.SAM ZIMBALIST - 245 East Palo Verde Avenue, Palm Springs. Deepwell Neighborhood. Editor of 16 films: Wizard of Oz (1925), more. Producer of 25: King Solomon's Mines (1950) and Mogambo (1953), who died half-way through production of Ben-Hur in 1958. The 1,452sf home was built in 1940. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths and sits on a 10,019sf lot.FRANCES ZUCHOWSKI - 274 West Alejo Road, Palm Springs. Las Palmas Neighborhood. Mother to the famed pianist Liberace, lived here next to her son, till her death in 1980. A simple title search revealed no records found on this home, indicating that at some point in the past the address had been changed.