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Encyclopedia > Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Cemetery view looking South-East.
Cemetery view looking South-East.
Cemetery view looking North-East.
Cemetery view looking North-East.
Hayedeh's gravestone.
The crypt of Marilyn Monroe on the North side.
The crypt of Marilyn Monroe on the North side.

The Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery is located at 1218 Glendon Avenue in the Westwood Village area of Los Angeles, California. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2576x1932, 1654 KB) Summary Made by myself. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2576x1932, 1654 KB) Summary Made by myself. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2576x1932, 1629 KB) Summary Image made by me. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2576x1932, 1629 KB) Summary Image made by me. ... Image File history File links Hayedehs gravestone in Westwood Cemetry, Los Angeles (photo by Arash Behtash) (free for use) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Hayedehs gravestone in Westwood Cemetry, Los Angeles (photo by Arash Behtash) (free for use) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Hayedeh (also transcribed Haideh or Haydeh; Persian: ; (1942 - January 20, 1990) was a Persian pop and classical singer who died in exile some hours after one of her performances. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2576 × 1932 pixel, file size: 864 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Made by Kodak Easy Share camera. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2576 × 1932 pixel, file size: 864 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Made by Kodak Easy Share camera. ... Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was a Golden Globe award winning American actress, model and sex symbol. ... High-rise buildings line Wilshire Boulevard through the Westwood area Another view of the Westwood skyline Westwood is a district in western Los Angeles, California, not to be confused with Westwood, California. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


It is the resting place of some of the entertainment industry's greatest names, although it was not always sought-after. That changed over the years, however, and now Westwood Village has become on par with Forest Lawn as the ultimate Hollywood hereafter "hot spot". Indeed, when it was announced Marilyn Monroe was to be buried there in 1962, observers were astonished. Joe DiMaggio, responsible for the funeral arrangements, chose Westwood for its obscurity. However Marilyn Monroe's burial turned it into one of the prime cemeteries in Los Angeles. The entertainment industry consists of a large number of sub-industries devoted to entertainment. ... Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries is an American not-for-profit corporation that owns and operates a chain of cemeteries and mortuaries in Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties in Southern California. ... Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was a Golden Globe award winning American actress, model and sex symbol. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was a Golden Globe award winning American actress, model and sex symbol. ... Graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York A cemetery is a place (usually an enclosed area of land) in which dead bodies are buried. ...


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Milton Ager (October 6, 1893 - May 6, 1979) was an American pianist and composer. ... Charles Aidman (January 21, 1925 - November 7, 1993) was an American film and television actor. ... Eddie Albert, born Edward Albert Heimberger, (April 22, 1906 â€“ May 26, 2005) was a popular Oscar and Emmy Award-nominated American stage, film, character actor, gardener and humanitarian activist, perhaps best known for playing Bing Edwards in the Brother Rat films, or for his role in the 1960s television comedy... For other uses, see Margo. ... Shana Alexander (October 6, 1925 - June 23, 2005) was an American columnist. ... Gitta Alpár (February 5, 1903, Budapest - February 17, 1991, Los Angeles) was a Hungary-born actress, opera, and operetta singer. ... Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning American actress, who established a lengthy career as a supporting and character actor rather than as a lead actress due, in large part, to the fact, that while tall and slim, she was not... Our Miss Brooks, an American situation comedy, began as a radio hit in 1948 and migrated to television in 1952, becoming one of the earlier hits of the so-called Golden Age of Television, and making a star out of Eve Arden as comely, wisecracking, but humane high school English... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Armstrong (right) in promotional photo for 1933s King Kong Robert Armstrong (November 20, 1890-April 20, 1973) was a film actor probably best remembered for his role in the 1933 version of King Kong by RKO Pictures. ... James Thomas Aubrey, Jr. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Lew Ayres (December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor. ...

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This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... James Gilmore Backus (February 25, 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio - July 3, 1989 In Los Angeles, California) was a radio, television, film actor, character actor, and voice actor. ... For the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) video game, see The Adventures of Gilligans Island. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Richard Basehart (August 31, 1914 - September 17, 1984) was an American actor. ... Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea was a 1960s American Science Fiction television series based on the 1961 film of the same name. ... Whit Bissell in the 1948 film He Walked by Night Whitner Nutting Bissell (25 October 1909 – 5 March 1996) was an American character actor. ... Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917, Chicago-September 23, 1994, Los Angeles) was a prolific American writer. ... Publicity Photo of John Boles. ... Dorris Estelle Bowdon (December 27, 1914 – August 9, 2005) was an American actress, best known for her role as Rose of Sharon in the film adaptation of John Steinbecks novel The Grapes of Wrath, starring Henry Fonda. ... Gothic rock (sometimes called goth rock or simply goth) is a genre of rock music that originated during the late 1970s. ... Early Ziegfeld Follies portrait of Fanny Brice Fanny Brice (October 29, 1891 – May 29, 1951) was a popular and influential American comedian, singer, theatre and film actress and entertainer, remembered best for her many stage, radio and film appearances and her recordings. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Les Brown, Sr. ... Ray Douglas Bradbury (born August 22, 1920) is an American literary, fantasy, horror, science fiction, and mystery writer best known for The Martian Chronicles, a 1950 book which has been described both as a short story collection and a novel, and his 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, is widely considered... Ray Douglas Bradbury (born August 22, 1920) is an American literary, fantasy, horror, science fiction, and mystery writer best known for The Martian Chronicles, a 1950 book which has been described both as a short story collection and a novel, and his 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, is widely considered...

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Sebastian Cabot (July 6, 1918 â€“ August 22, 1977) was a film and television actor, best remembered as a gently composed gentlemans gentleman in the 1960s situation comedy Family Affair, but his sonorous voice and understated style belied his frequent typecasting as an Englishman trying to make sense of America. ... // Family Affair Family Affair was a situation comedy television series that aired on CBS from September 12, 1966 to September 9, 1971. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 – January 15, 1993) was an award-winning American lyricist, songwriter and musician, best known for his romantic lyrics to tin pan alley and Broadway songs, as recorded by Frank Sinatra, Doris Day and many others. ... Truman Capote (pronounced ) (30 September 1924 – 25 August 1984) was an American writer whose non-fiction, stories, novels and plays are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffanys (1958) and In Cold Blood (1965), which he labeled a non-fiction novel. ... In Cold Blood is a 1965 book by American author Truman Capote. ... Born in Mexico, Edward Carrere (1906 - 1984) first hit Hollywood in 1947, making his debut as an art director on My Wild Irish Rose. He garnered his first Academy Award nomination two years later for the Errol Flynn epic The Adventures of Don Juan. Throughout the late 40s and the... John Nicholas Cassavetes (December 9, 1929–February 3, 1989) was a Greek American actor, screenwriter, and director. ... Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (April 3, 1895 – March 16, 1968) was an Italian Jewish composer. ... James Coburn in Sam Peckinpahs Cross of Iron (1977). ... Ray Conniff Ray Conniff (born Joseph Raymond Conniff on November 6, 1916 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA, and died October 12, 2002, Escondido, California, USA) was an American musician. ... Richard Conte (March 24, 1910 – April 15, 1975) was an American actor who appeared in films such as Ill Cry Tomorrow and The Godfather. ... Ian Adie Copeland (April 25, 1949 – May 23, 2006) was a pioneering American music promoter and booking agent who helped launch the New Wave movement in the United States. ... Bob Crane as Col. ... Hogans Heroes was an American television situation comedy that ran from September 17, 1965 to July 4, 1971 on the CBS network for 168 episodes. ... Norma Crane (November 10, 1928 - September 28, 1973) (born Norma Anna Bella Zuckerman) was an actress of the stage and screen. ... For the film, see Fiddler on the Roof (film) Fiddler on the Roof is a well-known Tony Award-winning musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, set in Tsarist Russia in 1905. ...

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Rodney Dangerfield (November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004), born Jacob Cohen, was an American comedian and actor, best known for the catchphrase I dont get no respect and his monologues on that theme. ... Helmut Dantine in Casablanca (1942) Helmut Dantine (October 7, 1917 - May 2, 1982) was a film actor remembered for playing many Nazis in thriller films of the 1940s. ... Danny Dark (December 19, 1938 - June 13, 2004) was an announcer who came to be known as the voice of the NBC television network for several years. ... Marvin Davis (August 31, 1925 in Newark, New Jersey – September 25, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California) was the billionaire former owner of Twentieth Century Fox and Pebble Beach, the Beverly Hills Hotel, and the Denver Broncos NFL team. ... Don DeFore (August 25, 1913 - December 22, 1993) was born, according to Halliwells Filmgoers Companion, in 1917 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. ... Vigen Derderian, founder of Iranian pop and jazz Vigen Derderian (November 23, 1929-October 26, 2003), known as Soltan of Pop and Soltan of Persian jazz, was a hugely popular Armenian-Iranians pop music singer. ... Philip Dorn, born Hein van der Niet and sometimes billed as Frits van Dongen, (30 September 1901 - 9 May 1975) was a Dutch actor who had a career in Hollywood. ... Eric Douglas (June 21, 1958 – July 6, 2004) was an American actor. ... Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch Demsky December 9, 1916) is an iconic American actor and film producer known for his gravelly voice and his recurring roles as the kinds of characters Douglas himself once described as sons of bitches. He is also father to Hollywood actor and producer Michael Douglas. ... Dominique Dunne (November 23, 1959 – November 4, 1982) was an American actress. ... The Poltergeist movies are a trilogy of horror films produced in the 1980s. ... Dominick Dunne, born October 29, 1925 in Hartford, CT, is an American writer and investigative journalist describing the way high society interacts with the judiciary system. ... Thomas Griffin Dunne (born June 8, 1955 in New York, New York) is an American actor and film director. ... Ariel Durant, born Chaya Kaufman, (May 10, 1898_October 25, 1981) was the co-author of The Story of Civilization. ... Will Durant William James Durant (November 5, 1885–November 7, 1981) was an American philosopher, historian, and writer. ...

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Roger Edens (9 November 1905, Hillsboro, Texas - 13 July 1970, Hollywood) was a Hollywood composer, arranger and associate producer, and is considered one of the major creative figures in Arthur Freeds musical film production unit at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during the golden era of Hollywood. // Edenss parents were... Ramblin Jack Elliott Ramblin Jack Elliot (born Elliott Charles Adnopoz, August 1, 1931) is an American folk performer. ... Harry Essex was an American scriptwriter. ... Raymond Bernard Evans (February 4, 1915 - February 15, 2007) was an American songwriter. ...

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Jay C. Flippen as Henry T-Dub Mansfield in They Live by Night Jay C. Flippen (March 6, 1899 - February 3, 1971) is best remembered as a gruff-faced actor usually playing a cop or weary criminal in many movies of the 1940s and 1950s. ... Coleman Francis Coleman C. Francis (January 24, 1919–January 15, 1973) was a American film director. ...

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For other persons named Gabor, see Gabor (disambiguation). ... This article is about the television series. ... Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 - August 14, 1972) was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and an actor, better known for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television, than his music. ... Michael V. Gazzo is a writer whose works incluse A Hatful of Rain. ... Christopher George in the 1966-1968 television series The Rat Patrol. ... Leonard Gershe (June 10, 1922 - March 9, 2002) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and lyricist. ... Gleason in his role as Principal Richard Vernon in 1985s The Breakfast Club Paul Xavier Gleason (May 4, 1939 – May 27, 2006) was an American film and television actor. ... Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was a Golden Globe award winning American actress, model and sex symbol. ... Gomez publicity photo Thomas Gomez (July 10, 1905 – June 18, 1971) was an American actor. ... Robert Gottschalk (12 March 1918 - 3 June 1982) was a camera technician and founder of Panavision. ... Jane Greer in Out of the Past (1947). ... Mervyn Edward Merv Griffin, Jr. ... George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 - September 22, 1999) was a stage and film actor, director, and producer. ...

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Hayedeh (also transcribed Haideh or Haydeh; Persian: ; (1942 - January 20, 1990) was a Persian pop and classical singer who died in exile some hours after one of her performances. ... Carrie Hamilton (December 5, 1963 in New York City - January 20, 2002, in Los Angeles) was an American actress, singer, and playwright. ... Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is a five-time Golden Globe winning American actress and comedienne. ... Dr. Armand Hammer Armand Hammer (May 21, 1898 – December 10, 1990) was an enigmatic Jewish-American industrialist and art collector. ... Grand Master Bong Soo Han Bong Soo Han, born in Seoul, Korea on August 25, 1931 is a world renowned Hapkido Instructor and Author. ... Jonathan Harris (November 6, 1914 – November 3, 2002), was an American stage and character actor. ... For other uses, see Lost in Space (disambiguation). ... Harold Hecht (1907-1985) was US film producer. ... Hugh Marston Hefner (born April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois), also referred to colloquially as Hef, is the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine. ... Playboy Mansion West, commonly known as The Playboy Mansion, is the Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, residence of Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner and many of his playmates. ... 76. ... James Wong Howe (黃宗霑; pinyin: Huáng Zōngzhān) (August 28, 1899 - July 12, 1976) is considered one of the greatest cinematographers in movie history. ... Mark Reynolds Hughes (January 1, 1956 — May 21, 2000) was an American businessman who was founder, chairman and CEO of Herbalife International Ltd. ... Charles Milles Manson (born November 12th, 1934) was convicted of murder in what became known as the Tate/La Bianca case. ... Ross Hunter, born Martin Fuss (May 6, 1920 - March 10, 1996), was a noted Hollywood film producer. ... Dana James Hutton (May 31, 1934 – June 2, 1979) was an American actor. ...

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Steve Inhat Steve Ihnat (August 7, 1934 - May 12, 1972) was a Czechoslovakian born actor and director who immigrated as a child to Canada where, in 1958, he again moved to the United States to pursue a career in acting. ...

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Donald G. Jackson Donald G. Jackson (April 24, 1943 - October 20, 2003) was an American filmmaker who is often referred to in the media as the Ed Wood, Jr. ... Nunnally Hunter Johnson (December 5, 1897 - March 25, 1977) was an American filmmaker who wrote, produced, and directed films. ... Louis Jourdan (born June 19, 1919) is a French actor, known chiefly for his suave manner and good looks. ... Janis Lyn Joplin (19 January 1943 – 4 October 1970) was an American singer, songwriter, and music arranger, from Port Arthur, Texas. ...

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Louis Kaufman (May 10, 1905, Portland, Oregon – February 9, 1994, Los Angeles, California) was an American violinist and possibly the most recorded musical artist of the 20th century. ... Beatrice Kay (1907 - 1986), whose husky-voiced rendition of turn-of-the-century ballads made her famous as the Gay 90s Girl in radio and later in Las Vegas, died Saturday, November 8, 1986 at a nursing home in North Hollywood. ... Herbert David Ross (May 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York - October 9, 2001 in New York City), also known as Herb Ross, was a prolific film director, producer, choreographer and actor from the 1950s to the 1990s. ... Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American stage, film and television actor. ... Cecil Kellaway (August 22, 1893 – February 28, 1973), born in Cape Town, South Africa, was an Academy Award-nominated British actor. ... For the similarly-named American actress, see Jean Kelly. ... Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress, born in Lowell, Massachusetts. ... Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) led a highly innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra. ... Victor Arthur Kilian (March 6, 1891 – March 11, 1979) was an American actor who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s. ... Jesse Donald Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American comedic actor best known for his portrayal of Barney Fife on the 1960s television sitcom The Andy Griffith Show (a role which earned him five Emmy Awards), and as landlord Ralph Furley on the television sitcom Threes... Miliza Korjus (18 August 1909 - 26 August 1980) was an Eastern European singer and actress. ...

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Burt Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an Oscar-winning American film actor, noted for his athletic physique (a rare thing for leading men of that time), distinct smile (which he called The Grin) and, later, his willingness to play roles that went against his initial tough guy... Sidney Lanfield (April 20, 1898-June 20, 1972) was a film director known for directing comedy films and later television programs. ... The Rat Pack. ... Marc Lawrence (February 17, 1910 – November 28, 2005) was an American character actor who specialized in underworld types. ... Irving Lazar and Diana Ross Irving Paul Swifty Lazar (March 28, 1907 – December 30, 1993) was a legendary agent and deal-maker for Hollywood movie stars and authors. ... Anna Lee MBE (January 2, 1913 – May 14, 2004) was an English actress. ... Robert Gruntal Nathan (1894 - 1984) was an US writer. ... Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and traditional pop singer and songwriter and Oscar-nominated performer. ... Ernest Lehman (born December 8, 1915 in New York City - died July 2, 2005 in Los Angeles, California) was a successful screenwriter in Hollywood. ... John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001), better known as Jack Lemmon, was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor and comedian. ... Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 - August 14, 1972) was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and an actor, better known for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television, than his music. ... Richard Levinson (August 7, 1934 - March 12, 1987) was an American writer and producer who often worked in collaboration with William Link. ... Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Louis R. Loeffler (February 24, 1897–April 22, 1972) was an American Academy Award-nominated film editor. ...

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Minnie Julia Riperton (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979) was an American soul singer and songwriter, most noted for her abilities in the whistle register and her 1975 hit single Lovin You. Possessing a rare five-octave vocal range, she displayed the ability to imitate instrumentation and even birds. ... Mahasti (Persian: مهستی) Khadijeh (Eftekhar) Dadehbala, 1946, Tehran - d. ... Alexander Mackendrick (September 8, 1912 - December 22, 1993) was a Scottish-American film director. ... Janet Margolin was born in New York City on July 25, 1943. ... Ted Wass (born on October 27, 1952 in Lakewood, Ohio) is an American actor and director. ... Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti, June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, film actor, and comedian. ... Samuel Marx (January 26, 1902 New York City - March 2, 1992 Los Angeles, California) was an American film producer, screenwriter and book author. ... Shirley Mason, known as Sybil Shirley Ardell Mason (January 25, 1923–February 26, 1998), the woman whose life was documented in the book and film both released under the name Sybil. ... Edith Massey Edith Massey (May 25, 1918 - October 24, 1984) was an American actress. ... Carol Grace (September 11, 1924 - July 20, 2003), was an American actress and author; she is usually referred to as either Carol Marcus Saroyan or Carol Matthau. ... Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an Academy Award-winning American comedy actor best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with fellow Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon. ... Ruth McDevitt Ruth McDevitt (September 13, 1895 - May 27, 1976) was an American film actress. ... Lewis Milestone (born Lev Milstein) (September 30, 1895 - September 25, 1980) was an accomplished, and award-winning motion picture director. ... Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was a Golden Globe award winning American actress, model and sex symbol. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Constance Moore (born 18 January 1920) is a retired singer and actress. ... Dolores Moran (January 27, 1924 – February 5, 1982) was an American film actress and model. ... Jeff Morris (born September 20, 1934 in St. ...

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Nader Naderpour (June 6, 1929 - February 18, 2000) Born in 1929 to artistically and culturally educated parents, Naderpour traveled to Europe upon completion of his secondary education to study literature in Sorbonne University, Paris. ... Robert Gruntal Nathan (1894 - 1984) was an US writer. ... Anna Lee MBE (January 2, 1913 – May 14, 2004) was an English actress. ... Robert Newton as Long John Silver. ... Lloyd Nolan (left) in The House on 92nd Street Lloyd Nolan (August 11, 1902 – September 27, 1985) was an American film and television actor. ...

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John Carroll OConnor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an Irish American actor, most famous for his portrayal of the character Archie Bunker in the television sitcoms All in the Family (1971-1979) and Archie Bunkers Place (1979-1983). ... Information Gender Male Age 50 (in 1974) Date of birth 1924 Date of death Unknown (still alive as of 1983) Occupation Blue Collar (19??-1978) Bar Owner (1979-????) Family Michael Stivic (son-in-law) Joey Stivic (grandson) Alfred Bunker (brother) Barbara Lee Billie Bunker (niece) Katherine Bunker (sister-in-law... All in the Family is an acclaimed American situation comedy that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network from January 12, 1971 to April 8, 1979. ... Hugh Edward Ralph OConnor (April 7, 1962 – March 28, 1995) was an American actor, known for his role as Det. ... John Carroll OConnor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an Irish American actor, most famous for his portrayal of the character Archie Bunker in the television sitcoms All in the Family (1971-1979) and Archie Bunkers Place (1979-1983). ... Heather ORourke (December 27, 1975 – February 1, 1988) was an American child actress, best known for her role in the Poltergeist film trilogy. ... The Poltergeist movies are a trilogy of horror films produced in the 1980s. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ...

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Dorothy Patrick (June 3, 1921-May 31, 1987) was a film actress and model. ... Born 1883, died 1964. ... Piatigorsky in 1945 Gregor Piatigorsky (April 17, 1903 – August 6, 1976) was a Ukrainian cellist well known in his time. ...

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  • Ford Rainey (1908-2005), actor
  • Donna Reed (1921-1986), actress
  • Jimmie Reese (1901-1994), baseball player
  • Stuart Regen (1959-1998), actor
  • Ken Renard (1905-1993), actor
  • Adeline Reynolds (1862-1961), actress
  • Renie Riano (1899-1971), actress
  • Buddy Rich (1917-1987), drummer, bandleader
  • Minnie Riperton (1947-1979), singer
  • Marjorie Riordan (1921-1984), actress
  • Ava Archer Syme-Reeves (1999-1999), Keanu Reeves's daughter
  • Eugene Rodney (1898-1985), producer
  • Hillevi Rombin (1933-1996), Miss Universe 1955
  • Ruth Rose (1896-1978), screenwriter
  • Herbert Ross (1925-2001), film director

Ford Rainey (August 8, 1908 – July 25, 2005) was a movie, stage and television actor. ... Main title caption from Dallas. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Bernard Buddy Rich (September 30, 1917 Brooklyn, New York – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. ... Minnie Julia Riperton (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979) was an American soul singer and songwriter, most noted for her abilities in the whistle register and her 1975 hit single Lovin You. Possessing a rare five-octave vocal range, she displayed the ability to imitate instrumentation and even birds. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Keanu Reeves. ... Miss Universe 1955 Hillevi Rombin, the pageant’s first Swedish titleholder Hillevi Rombin (September 14, 1933 - June 19, 1996) of Sweden is the fourth winner of Miss Universe in 1955. ... Miss Universe is an annual international female beauty contest, and the title for the winner of the contest, founded in 1952 by California clothing company Pacific Mills. ... Herbert David Ross (May 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York - October 9, 2001 in New York City), also known as Herb Ross, was a prolific film director, producer, choreographer and actor from the 1950s to the 1990s. ...

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Mark Sandrich (born August 26, 1900 in New York City, New York – died March 4, 1945 in Hollywood, California) was an American movie director, writer and producer. ... Franklin James Schaffner (May 30, 1920 – July 2, 1989) was an American film director. ... G. David Schine at the Army-McCarthy hearings, 1954 Gerard David Schine, better known as G. David Schine (September 11, 1927 - June 19, 1996), received national attention in 1954 when he became a central figure in the Army-McCarthy Hearings of 1954. ... Ernest B. Schoedsack (June 8, 1893 - December 23, 1979) is probably best remembered for being the co-director of the 1933 film, King Kong. ... George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 - September 22, 1999) was a stage and film actor, director, and producer. ... Patton is a 1970 epic biographical film which tells the story of General George S. Pattons commands during World War II. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates, and Karl Michael Vogler. ... Vivienne Segal in a c. ... Anne Seymour may refer to: Anne Seymour (actress) (1909-1988), actress Anne Seymour, Lady Somerset, (1538-1587), married name Anne Dudley, Countess of Warwick poet Category: ... Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917 – January 30, 2007) was an American writer who won awards in three careers—a Broadway playwright, a Hollywood TV and movie screenwriter, and a best-selling novelist. ... Ed Simmons (born 1963) is a former American Football offensive tackle who played his entire eleven year career with the Washington Redskins from 1987 to 1997 in the National Football League. ... Robert Langford Modini Stack (January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was an American stage and movie actor. ... The Untouchables is the name of a television series that ran from 1959 to 1963 on the American Broadcasting Company. ... Unsolved Mysteries is an American television program that was hosted and narrated by Robert Stack. ... Ray Stark (October 3, 1915 – January 17, 2004) was an Academy Award-nominated American film producer and powerbroker known for his Machiavellian ways. ... Josef von Sternberg (29 May 1894 – 22 December 1969) was an Austrian-American film director. ... Donald Stewart 1920 - 1992, Scottish National Party (SNP) Member of Parliament (MP) from 1970 to 1987 for the Western Isles. ... Dorothy Stratten (born Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten) (February 28, 1960 – August 14, 1980) was a Canadian model and actress. ... Danny Sugerman (October 11, 1954 - January 5, 2005) was the second manager of the Los Angeles based rock band The Doors, and wrote two books about Jim Morrison and The Doors, No One Here Gets Out Alive co-authored with Jerry Hopkins, and Wonderland Avenue. ... Syme (right) with Scott Coffey in Lost Highway Jennifer Maria Syme (December 7, 1972 – April 2, 2001) was an assistant director. ... Keanu Charles Reeves (pronounced in IPA: ) is an actor, born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon, and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...

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Don Taylor (December 13, 1920 – December 29, 1998 was a movie actor and director best known for his performances in 1950s movies and the 1948 film noir The Naked City. ... Kent Taylor (May 11, 1906 - April 11, 1987) was an American actor. ... Sara Sothern (August 21, 1895 – September 11, 1994) was an American stage actress. ... For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ... Irene Tedrow (August 3, 1907 Denver, Colorado – March 10, 1995 North Hollywood, California) was an American character actor in stage, film, television and radio. ... Ernst Toch (pronounced similar to talk) (7 December 1887 - 1 October 1964) was a composer of classical music and film scores. ... Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999), nicknamed The Velvet Fog, is best known as one of the great male jazz singers. ... Helen Traubel (June 16, 1899-July 28, 1972), was an American operatic soprano, best known for her Wagnerian roles, especially that of Brünnhilde. ... Frank Tuttle (6 August 1892 - 6 January 1963) was a Hollywood film director and writer who directed films from 1922 (The Cradle Buster) to 1959 (Island of Lost Women). ...

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V

  • John N. Vincent (1902-1977)
  • John Vivyan (1916-1983), actor

W

  • June Walker (1900-1966), actress
  • Ray Walston (1914-2001), actor, he was cremated here and the ashes are with his daughter
  • Pat Walshe (1900-1991), actor
  • Harry Warren (1893-1981), songwriter
  • Brooks West (1916-1984), actor
  • Chrissie White (1895-1989), silent film actress
  • Herbert Wiere (1908-1999), performer
  • Cornel Wilde (1915-1989), actor
  • Billy Wilder (1906-2002), movie director
  • Carl Wilson (1946-1998), singer - The Beach Boys
  • Darbi Winters (1946-1962), actress
  • Estelle Winwood (1883-1984), actress
  • Natalie Wood (1938-1981), actress

June Walker (born June 14, 1900; died February 3, 1966) is an American stage and film actress. ... Ray Walston (December 2, 1914 – January 1, 2001) was a stage, television and feature film character actor who played the title character on the situation comedy My Favorite Martian and Judge Henry Bone on the drama series Picket Fences. ... Signed to MGM, Pal Walshe only made three films. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... Cornel Wilde Cornelius Louis Wilde (October 13, 1915 – October 16, 1989) was an American actor. ... Billy Wilder (June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born, Jewish-American journalist, screenwriter, film director, and producer whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. ... Carl Wilson on the cover of his eponymous 1981 album. ... Estelle Winwood (January 24, 1883 – June 20, 1984) was a English stage and film actress who in moved to America mid-career and became celebrated for her longevity. ... Natalie Wood (July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was a three time Academy Award nominated American film actress. ...

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Y

Edward Yang (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; born November 6, 1947; died June 29, 2007), along with Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Tsai Ming Liang, was one of the leading filmmakers and artists of the Taiwanese New Wave and Taiwanese Cinema. ...

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Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902–December 22, 1979) was a producer, writer, actor and director who played a major part in the Hollywood studio system as one of its longest survivors (the length of his career being rivalled only by that of Adolph Zukor). ... Twentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation (known from 1935 to 1985 as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation) is one of the six major American film studios. ... This article describes a silent film actress. ... Frank Vincent Zappa[1] (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, musician, and film director. ... Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 - December 4, 1993) was an American rock/jazz fusion musician, composer, and satirist. ...

See also

// Arkansas Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock - known as Westminster Abbey of Arkansas; California Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles; Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles; Chapel of the Pines Crematory, Los Angeles; Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma is the burial site of William Randolph Hearst and other members of the Hearst family... This is a list of famous cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, world-wide. ...

External links

  • map showing location of celebrity graves

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