Mitchell, Guy b. February 22, 1927 d. July 1, 1999 Singer. Pop crooner of lightweight fun songs. He was born Albert Cernik in Detroit, Michigan the son of Croatian immigrants. When he was 11 his family moved to Los Angeles. They often sang together for fun and pleasure. He auditioned for Warner Brothers, who had plans to groom him to be a child star. This film career was delayed when the family moved to San Francisco and he became a regular on a radio show with Dude Martin doing country and western music. In 1947 he became a vocalist with...[Read More] (Bio by: Paul S.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Mizerak, Steve b. October 12, 1944 d. May 29, 2006 Professional Billiards Player. Mizerak was winner of four U.S Open Championships and many other billiards tournaments. A native of Perth Amboy, NJ, he learned to play billiards at the age of 4, standing on milk crates in his father's pool hall. Mizerak was compared to the likes of such billiard legends as Minnesota Fats and Willie Mosconi. He appeared in the 1986 film "The Color of Money," with Paul Newman. Mizerak also appeared in several training videos teaching the game. He was inducted into...[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!
Mizoguchi, Kenji b. May 16, 1898 d. August 24, 1956 Motion Picture Director. He is widely recognized as one of the most important directors of Japanese cinema, along with Yasujiro Ozu and Akira Kurosawa. His many credits include "Kokyo" (1923), "Gakuso o Idete" (1925), "Ko-on" (1927), "Osaka Elegy"(1936), "The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums" (1939), "The Straits of Love and Hate" (1938), "The Loyal Forty-Seven Ronin" (1942), "Miyamoto Misahshi" (1944), "Victory of Women" (1946), "Women of the Night" (1948), "The Life of Oharu" (1952), "...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Ikegami Honmonji Temple, Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Moede, Titus b. March 5, 1938 d. February 6, 2001 Actor, Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Cameraman, and Sound Mixer. Also known by the name of Titus Moody, he was considered one of the better directors of early B-Grade adult films. He worked on the films, "The Vampire Hunters Club" (2001), "Hollywood Rated R" (1997), "Chi Chi's Night Out" (1993), "The Feast" (1992), "Horror In The Wax Museum" (1983), "Dracula Sucks" (1979), "Beach Blanket Bango" (1975), "The White Horse Gang" (1972), "Escape To Passion" (1970), "The Winner" (1969), "The...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Cremated, Other, Ashes deposited into a goblet and drank
Mohr, Hal b. August 2, 1894 d. May 10, 1974 Cinematographer. For 40 years one of Hollywood's most innovative cameramen. With "The Jazz Singer" (1927) Mohr solved many technical challenges posed by early talkies, and he was among the first to liberally use dolly and boom shots, creating a fluid and exciting visual style. He won Academy Awards for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1935) and "The Phantom of the Opera" (1943). His other films include "Sparrows" (1926), "The Wedding March" (1928), "Broadway" (1929), "Noah's Ark" (1929), "The Front...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Moiseyev, Igor Aleksandrovich b. January 21, 1906 d. November 2, 2007 Choreographer. Moiseyev was highly regarded as one of the greatest 20th-century choreographers of folk dance. He began his career as a dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet. In the mid-30s, Moiseyev established the Theatre of Folk Art. He then raveled researching local dances that would become the repertory for his own folk dance ensemble. He created about 200 dances, including "Footballer," "Spartacus" and "Three Fat Men." Moiseyev was named People's Artist of the USSR in 1953. He also received the...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russian Federation
Molin, Lars b. May 6, 1942 d. February 7, 1999 Famed Swedish Director, Playwright, Author, TV-Producer. His writing was characterized by a burlesque humour. A film director, who came to prefer making films and series for television. As an author, he made his debut in 1970 with ”Bomsalva” (Dynamite), which he also later produced on film. As filmmaker, he made his entrance the year after with ”Badjävlar” (1971). True joy in telling stories and warmth combined with humour was his trademark on film. He had many successes, for instance ”Tre Kä...[Read More] (Bio by: Peter Robsahm) Sundbybergs Begravningsplats, Sundbyberg, Sundbybergs kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
Montllor, Ovidi b. February 4, 1942 d. March 10, 1995 Noted Singer and Actor. He began his career in stage company "La cazuela". In 1968, he debuted as singer, included in movement of la Nova Cançó. In cinema, he maded his first film in 1974. Among others he appeared in "Furtivos" (1975), "La Ciudad Quemada" (1976), "La Oscura Historia de la Prima Montse" (1977), "La Verdad sobre el Caso Savolta" (1978), "Con el Culo al Aire" (1980), "El Pico" (1983), "Amanece como Puedas" (1987), "Amanece que no es Poco" (1988), "Un Negro con un Saxo" (1988), "El...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementeri d'Alcoi, Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain
Monty, Gloria b. August 16, 1921 d. March 30, 2006 Executive Producer. Gloria Monty started out as director of the soap opera "The Secret Storm" before moving on to "General Hospital" as executive producer. In 1978, the soap "General Hospital" was given 13 weeks until cancellation when Monty took over as Executive Producer. She was hired by ABC executive Fred Silverman to boost the ratings—and within months Monty elevated the ABC soap to the number one position where it would remain for years. Over those years Ms. Monty was nominated five times...[Read More] (Bio by: An Angel Above) Saint Catharine's Cemetery, Sea Girt, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
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)
Moore, Garry (Thomas Garrison Morfit) b. January 31, 1915 d. November 28, 1993 Actor. He is best remembered as the genial host of the television shows, "I've Got a Secret," "To Tell the Truth," and "The Garry Moore Show." Born Thomas Garrison Morfit, he originally worked as a radio comedian and writer under his birth name for WBAL in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1940, he changed his name to Garry Moore, as his original name was considered too difficult to pronounce. In 1949, CBS Radio gave him the "Garry Moore Show," a one-hour daily variety program which became very...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Emphysema Forest Hill Cemetery, Northeast Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Moore Sr., Rev. James Leslie b. February 1, 1956 d. June 7, 2000 Gospel Singer. He won stardom singing "Youv'e Been Truly Wondrously Blessed". He was inspired and coached by Dr. Mattie Moss Clark and the Clark sisters and the Rev. James Cleveland. He began his career with the G.M.W.A in 1974, and recorded many albums. Despite a diabetic affliction that took his sight in 1994 he still traveled preaching and singing where ever he went. He performed with such legendary gospel artist such as Lashun Pace, Rev. Cleveland, Frank Williams, Dr. Bobby Jones, Vanessa...[Read More] (Bio by: E.A Hyde III) Lincoln Memorial Park, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Michigan, USA
Moore, Larry b. June 17, 1948 d. October 10, 2005 Surfing Photographer Pioneer. Nicknamed "Flame" for his red hair, he began surfing as a teenager and later began taking pictures of his friends surfing with a camera given to him. By 1970, he was a regular photo contributor to "Surfing Magazine" and from 1973 to 2004, served as photo editor for the California based magazine. His new technique dubbed "Larrylight" changed the face of surf photography, revealed surfers as athletes and helped the industry boom world wide. With 43 Surfing Magazine...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Moore, Matt b. January 8, 1888 d. January 20, 1960 Actor, Director. Leading man and later character performer in Hollywood films. The younger brother of actors Owen Moore and Tom Moore, he followed them into the movies and quickly landed a lead role in "Traffic in Souls" (1913), one of the first feature-length blockbusters. He made a successful directing debut with "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1915) and helmed 20 features before he returned to acting full-...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: [unmarked]
Moorer Jr., Gilbert b. 1941 d. August 28, 2008 Musician. He was a vocalist and founding member of the Rhythm and Blues group "The Esquires". They are best known for the hits "Get On Up" (1967) and "And Get Away" (1967). He was born in Birmingham, Alabama and raised in Milwaukee where he formed the group with his siblings Alvis and Betty while in high school during 1957. They would continue to perform into the 1990s. He died from cancer. (Bio by: C.S.) Graceland Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Morecambe, Eric b. May 14, 1926 d. May 28, 1984 Comic, Entertainer. Eric Morecambe was born John Eric Bartholomew in the Lancashire seaside town of Morecambe. He was one half of the legendary British comic double act of Morecambe and Wise (along with Ernie Wise). The double act is regarded by many to be the best that Britain has ever produced. Their T.V. show "The Morecambe and Wise Show" particularly the Christmas specials became a national institution. The 1977 Christmas Show entered the Guiness Book of Records for having the largest...[Read More] (Bio by: Kieran Smith) Cause of death: Heart Failure St Nicholas Churchyard, Harpenden, St Albans District, Hertfordshire, England Plot: Ashes scattered in the Garden of Remembrance.