Meyer, Eve Turner 'Eve' b. December 13, 1930 d. March 27, 1977 Actress, Producer, Model. Wife of Russ Meyer. She was Playboy Playmate of the Month for June 1955. She produced the films, "Blacksnake!" (1973), "The Seven Minutes" (1971), "Cherry, Harry & Raquel!" (1970), "Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls" (1970), "Vixen!" (1968), "Finders Keepers, Lovers Weepers" (1968), "Good Morning...And Goodbye!" (1967), "Common Law Cabin" (1967), "Mondo Topless" (1966), "Faster...[Read More] Cause of death: Plane crash Sunnyside Baptist Church Cemetery*, Sunny Side, Spalding County, Georgia, USA Plot: She may not be buried here. *This location is unconfirmed or in dispute.
Moore, Dudley (Dudley Stuart John) b. April 19, 1935 d. March 27, 2002 Actor, Comedian. He is most remembered for his roles in the films "10" and "Arthur." In June 2001, he was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE). Born in Dagenham, east London, England, he became a comedian because of his short height (5 feet, 2 inches) and a defective left foot (a birth defect, this was surgically corrected when he was a young boy). He won a music scholarship to Oxford University, graduating in 1960, and was recruited for a comedy play "Beyond the Fringe," which played...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Pneumonia Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey, USA Plot: D-3 GPS coordinates: 40.6036186, -74.3909912 (hddd.dddd)
Rockne, Knute b. March 4, 1888 d. March 31, 1931 Football Coach. He was innovative during his coaching career at Notre Dame when football was still in its infancy, and was the first coach to initiate intersectional rivalries and build a national schedule. His record and legacy has never been duplicated. During 13 years as head coach his teams collected 105 victories, 12 losses, 5 ties, and 6 national championships with five undefeated seasons. On vacation after the 1930 season, he decided to go to Los Angeles on a business trip. He...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Cause of death: Plane Crash Highland Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Berle, Milton b. July 12, 1908 d. March 27, 2002 Comic Actor whose career spanned show business from vaudeville, silent films, radio, television, to Broadway and Las Vegas. Milton's career began at the age of 5 on the streets of upper Manhattan, where he did Charlie Chaplin imitations to entertain other kids. An agent saw him and found work for him as the Buster Brown boy, selling shoes. Chaplin heard about him and sent for him, and he appeared in several silent films with the great Charlie Chaplin. He began in Broadway in 1920 on a musical...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Acacia Garden, MM 354-B GPS coordinates: 33.9786377, -118.3889465 (hddd.dddd)
Hashian, Sib b. August 17, 1949 d. March 22, 2017 Musician. Hashian was a rock drummer who played on Boston's first two hit albums, including their self-titled debut in 1976 featuring the hit song 'More Than a Feeling' and their second album, 'Don't Look Back'. The original band, which included Hashian, had one of the most successful debut records in history, selling over 17 million copies, with the singles 'Long Time' and 'Peace of Mind'. After leaving the band before it completed recording its 'Third Stage' album, Hashian played drums for...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis du Mort) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Sledge, Joni b. September 13, 1956 d. March 10, 2017 Singer. She was best known for being a part, along with her sisters Debbie, Kim, and Kathy, of the 1970s disco pop group Sister Sledge. The four sisters were trained in singing by their grandmother Viola Williams, a former lyric soprano opera singer. Under the grandmother's guidance, they sang at their family church and later performed at charity and political events throughout their hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1971 the four sisters formed the group Sister Sledge and for the...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Ivy Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Gipp, George 'The Gipper' b. February 18, 1895 d. December 15, 1920 Football Player. Legendary Notre Dame and National Hall of Fame Football Player (elected 1951). He was turned into a national legend when actor Ronald Reagan played him in the 1940 movie, "Knute Rockne, All American". Born and raised in Laurium, Michigan, he was a natural athlete, and played track, hockey and baseball in high school. Accepted to Notre Dame University in 1916 for baseball, he was scouted out for the Football team by famed coach Knute Rockne, when Rockne saw him drop kicking a...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Pneumonia Lake View Cemetery, Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan, USA Plot: Section 20, plot 70
Swanson (Svensson), Gloria b. March 27, 1899 d. April 4, 1983 Actress and Film Producer. She was one of the most prominent stars during the silent film era as both an actress and a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille, making dozens of silent films and being nominated for the first Academy Award in the Best Actress category. Born Gloria May Josephine Swanson in Chicago, Illinois, her father was a soldier in the US Army and came from a strict Swedish Lutheran family. She moved frequently due to her father's career and spent a...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Natural causes Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA Plot: Columbarium in the basement of the church on the left side of the wall towards the back of the room.
Green, Dallas b. August 4, 1934 d. March 22, 2017 Major League Baseball Player, Manager, Executive. As a manager, he guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series title in 1980. Born George Dallas Green, he attended Concord High School in Delaware. He played collegiate baseball and basketball at the University of Delaware, prior to being signed as an amateur free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1955. For eight seasons (1960 to 1967), he was a pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals and New York Mets...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Berry, Chuck (Charles Edward Anderson) b. October 18, 1926 d. March 18, 2017 Singer. Born Charles Edward Anderson Berry, he was considered one of the pioneers of rock and roll music with such big hits as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll Over Beethoven" (1956), "Rock and Roll Music" (1957) and "Johnny B. Goode" (1958). He grew up in a family proud of its African-American and Native-American ancestry. He gained early exposure to music through his family’s participation in the choir of the Antioch Baptist Church, through the blues and country-western music he heard on the radio...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Mother Angelica (Rizzo) (Rita Antoinette) b. April 20, 1923 d. March 27, 2016 Roman Catholic Nun. The future Mother Angelica was born Rita Antoinette Rizzo, on April 20, 1923, in Canton, Ohio, in a community of Italian immigrant mill workers, in southeast Canton. Of Italian American background, she is the only child of John and Mae Helen Rizzo (née Gianfrancesco). She is named after Saint Rita of Cascia, whose feast date was upcoming at the time. Her father, a tailor by trade rather than a millworker, was not interested in having children in the first place and abandoned...[Read More] Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, Cullman County, Alabama, USA Plot: Shrine's Crypt
Ray, Aldo b. September 25, 1926 d. March 27, 1991 Actor. Born Aldo DaRe, he was singled out by a Hollywood scout who at first was interested in his brother Guido, but Aldo seemed to have a better voice (his mother always told this story). At the time he was Constable of the town of Crockett, California, where he lived with his family. After his screen debut in the movie "Saturday's Hero" in 1951, he became one of the leading men in Hollywood, where he was renown for his screen presence. He worked in the majority of military films, often with...[Read More] (Bio by: Maureen McDermott-Marella) Cremated, Ashes scattered
Wilder, Billy b. June 22, 1906 d. March 27, 2002 Legendary, Academy-Award winning motion picture writer, director, and producer of the 1920s thru 1980s. Won Oscars for the classic films "The Lost Weekend" (1945), "Sunset Blvd." (1950), and "The Apartment" (1950). He also wrote and directed the timeless comedy "Some Like it Hot," starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and Marilyn Monroe. He was and is a true Hollywood icon. (Bio by: A.J. Marik) Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Chapel Gardens Estate, between Carroll O'Conner and Walter Matthau
Fisher, Carrie b. October 21, 1956 d. December 27, 2016 Actress, Novelist. The daughter of actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, she will be remembered for playing 'Princess Leia' in the "Star Wars" film franchise. She followed her parents into the entertainment industry and made her professional debut in the TV-Movie "Debbie Reynolds and the Sound of Children" (1969). In 1973, she co-starred opposite her mother on the Tony Award garnered play "Irene". After this experience, she studied at London's Central School of Speech and Drama. This...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Courts of Remembrance section, Map #A71, Distinguished Memorial – Sarcophagus 84 (southeastern-most quadrangular courtyard area; along south wall, east-half; topped by Carrara marble statuary) GPS coordinates: 34.1491737, -118.3197174 (hddd.dddd)
Paxton, Bill (William Archibald) b. May 17, 1955 d. February 25, 2017 Actor and Director. Born the son of Mary Lou Gray and John Lane Paxton, in Fort Worth, Texas. At 18, he moved to Los Angeles, where he found work as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World Pictures. He made his film debut with them in an uncredited role in “Crazy Mama” (1975). He then moved to New York where he studied acting at New York University before he landed a small part in “Stripes” (1981) followed by other bit parts in “The Lords of Discipline” (1983), “Streets of Fire” (1983), and “...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Liberty section, Map #H36, Lot 2104, Companion Garden Crypt 3 GPS coordinates: 34.1437607, -118.3172913 (hddd.dddd)
Gagarin, Yuri Alekseyevich b. March 9, 1934 d. March 27, 1968 Soviet Cosmonaut. He was the first human into outer space, making one orbit of the earth in an hour and 48 minutes of flight. Born the third of four children in Klushino, near Gzhatsk, his parents were workers on a Soviet collective farm; his father was a carpenter and his mother a homemaker. During World War II, his family suffered significantly, as did many Soviet families, and his two elder siblings were taken to Germany in 1943 as forced labor; they did not return to the family until...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Plane Crash Kremlin Wall, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Reynolds, Debbie (Mary Frances) b. April 1, 1932 d. December 28, 2016 Actress. Perky and multitalented, she experienced success on stage, in films and on television. She will perhaps be remembered for playing ‘Kathy Selden’ opposite Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor in the classic musical “Singin’ in the Rain” (1952). Born Mary Francis Reynolds, her father worked as a railroad carpenter for Southern Pacific, her mother washed laundry to provide additional income. She moved with her family to Southern California during her mid teens. After winning the ‘Miss Burbank’...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Courts of Remembrance section, Map #A71, Distinguished Memorial – Sarcophagus 84 (southeastern-most quadrangular courtyard area; along south wall, east-half; topped by Carrara marble statuary) GPS coordinates: 34.1491737, -118.3197174 (hddd.dddd)
Crawford (LeSueur), Joan (Lucille Fay) b. March 23, 1908 d. May 10, 1977 Actress. Born Lucille Fay Le Sueur in San Antonio, Texas, but christened Joan Crawford by Hollywood, she exemplified the 1920s carefree "flapper" era to a 'T'. Her beauty and vivacity catapulted her to stardom in the late 1920s in the hugely popular silent classic "Our Dancing Daughters". Ever since that point, the resilient actress with the ever expressive eyes, the famous overpainted lips and the will of steel created for herself one of the most legendary and enduring Hollywood personae of...[Read More] Cause of death: Cancer and acute coronary occlusion Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA Plot: Ferncliff Mausoleum, Unit 8, Alcove E, Crypt 42
Shakur, Tupac Amaru b. June 16, 1971 d. September 13, 1996 Musician, Rapper. His career lasted a mere five years. Tupac Shakur managed to record five albums which sold in the millions, appear in five films and on a regular basis make numerous high profile guest appearances. He was the devil, or a hero, or maybe a martyr to many and has become a legend Tupac Shakur was born in Brooklyn, a few months after his mother Afeni Shakur (Alice Faye Williams) was released from incarceration after being found not guilty by trial where she acted as her own...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Cremated, Ashes scattered, Ashes scattered in his Mother's garden, Stone Mountain, Georgia