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Guccione, Bob b. December 17, 1930 d. October 20, 2010 Publisher. Founder and publisher of the adult magazine "Penthouse", which debuted in England in 1965 and first appeared in the US in 1969. For years it successfully competed with "Playboy" by catering to a middlebrow readership, offering tabloid-style journalism and more forthright nudity. In September 1984, "Penthouse" notoriously published nude photos of reigning "Miss America" Vanessa Williams, and the resulting scandal forced her to relinquish the title. Robert Charles Joseph Edward...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Myers, Cynthia b. September 12, 1950 d. November 4, 2011 Model. "Playboy" magazine's Miss December 1968, she later had a minor film career. Raised in northwestern Ohio, she apparently was fully developed into a 39-DD at 13, started receiving requests to model bikinis by the time she was 14, and later posed for automobile advertisments. Cynthia was given a chance to appear in "Playboy" and had her centerfold layout shot when she was 17, though Hugh Hefner waited until she was of lawful age to publish the pictures. She quickly became a favorite of...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Beach, Sylvia b. March 14, 1887 d. October 5, 1962 Literary Folk Figure. A noted book-seller, she is remembered as the hub of the 'Lost Generation' of Parisian expatriates during the 1920s and 1930s. Born Nancy Woodbridge Beach to a long line of Presbyterian ministers, she chose the name "Sylvia" for reasons of her own, was raised in Baltimore and in New Jersey, moved to Paris in 1901 when her father was named associate pastor of the American Church in Paris, and in 1906 returned to America when Dr. Beach assumed the pulpit of the First...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Stratten, Dorothy b. February 28, 1960 d. August 14, 1980 Actress, Model. Born in Vancouver, BC, Canada, she grew up in a rough neighborhood, and worked at a local Dairy Queen. She began to come into her own as a model in her late teens, appearing on a TV episode of Fantasy Island in 1978. Paul Snider, a promoter, began dating her and convinced her to pose for nude photographs, while attempting to get her selected as Playboy's 25th Anniversary Playmate. Although she lost out to Candy Loving, she was made Playmate of the month for August 1979. Soon...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Murdered Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section D, L-170
Bridges, Elisa b. May 24, 1973 d. February 7, 2002 Actress, Model. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for December 1994, and Playboy's Video Playmate of the Month for September 1996. Born in Miami, Florida, she was raised in Houston, Texas. She was a petite model, approximately 5 feet tall and weighed 90 pounds, with light brown hair and brown eyes. She was shy and quiet, and became a model for the opportunities to travel, often traveling between Miami, Los Angeles, and Hawaii, as a professional model. She did not smoke, and was...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Drug overdose Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Vitale, Carol b. November 14, 1946 d. July 23, 2008 Model. A platinum blonde beauty, she shall be remembered as "Playboy" magazine's Miss July 1974. Raised in northern New Jersey, she won a dance contest at 12 and participated in both the glee and drama clubs in high school. Moving to South Florida after graduation she was a finalist in the Miss Florida/World contest, modeled in advertisments for both an Oldsmobile dealership and a racetrack, and worked as a Bunny at Miami's Playboy Club. Carol began to get her picture in the magazine and even...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Courts of Remembrance section, Wall Crypt 4722
Synge, John Millington b. April 16, 1871 d. March 24, 1909 Playwright. Educated privately and at Trinity College Dublin, where he won prizes in Irish and Hebrew. As a boy he showed an absorbing interest in nature and roamed the Dublin mountains and Wicklow glens. He studied at the Royal Irish Academy of Music while still an undergraduate and became proficient on the piano, flute, and violin. Deciding to become a musician, he went to Germany in 1893 for further study but after two years turned to literature and settled in Paris, making occasional...[Read More] (Bio by: Frank Duffin) Mount Jerome Cemetery and Crematorium, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Hamilton, Sue (Karen Susan) b. November 14, 1945 d. September 2, 1969 Actress. Born Karen Susan Hamilton in Glendale, California, she was a successful modeling beauty and was Playboy Magazine's Playmate of the Month (as Sue Williams) in the April 1965 issue. A talent scout for American International Pictures saw her picture feature in Playboy and signed her to a long-term multi-movie contract with the studio. She made her screen debut in "How to Stuff a Wild Bikini" (1965), followed by "Sergeant Dead Head" (1965), "Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine" (1965), "...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Suicide Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Reflections, Lot 21, Grave 4 (near the entrance and large fountain)
Allen (Dennis Cooper), Rusty (Terri Kay) b. March 10, 1944 d. November 1, 2004 Actress. Born Terri Kay Dennis in Taylor County Texas, she was a model and a Playboy Bunny at the Miami Playboy Saloon, when she made her big screen debut in "Daughter Of The Sun" (1962). Her other film credits included "Girl Happy" (1965), "Black Spurs" (1965), "The Sexperts" (1965) and she appeared on the television series "The Harry Secombe Show". She died at the age of 60 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Stanton, Gail b. November 19, 1954 d. November 21, 1996 Actress, Model. Born Brenda Stone in Memphis, Tennessee, she was Playboy Magazine's Playmate of the Month for June 1978. The daughter of a Southern Baptist church deacon, she changed her name to Gail Stanton so that she would not embarrass her father. A former high school cheerleader and homecoming queen, Stanton began her modeling career when she posed nude for Playboy Magazine's April 1977 pictorial, "The Girls of the New South." She also did promotional spots for Anheuser-Busch, was Miss...[Read More] Memphis Memory Gardens, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Vickers, Yvette b. August 26, 1928 d. April 27, 2011 Playboy Playmate, Actress. She appeared as the Playboy "Playmate of the Month" for the July 1959 issue, and she was also well-known for her roles in B-movie cult classics such as, "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman" (1958) as Honey Parker, and in 1959 she played the role of Liz Walker in "Attack of the Giant Leeches." She studied acting at UCLA and in New York City, where she was cast in television commercials as the "White Rain" girl. However, she soon moved back to Los Angeles to pursue a career...[Read More] (Bio by: Christian Vedder) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Empey, Marguerite b. July 29, 1932 d. August 19, 2008 Model, Dancer. A brunette beauty known for most of her professional life as Diane Webber, she had a noted modeling career that saw her as "Playboy" magazine's centerfold for May 1955 and February 1956. The child of a Hollywood screenwriter, she was born Marguerite Diane Empey, was raised in Southern California, and had studied ballet but was married to Joe Webber and was working as a chorus girl in San Francisco when spotted and asked to grace the pages of "Playboy". After appearing under her...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Yeager, Bunny b. March 13, 1929 d. May 25, 2014 Photographer. A one-time beauty queen and glamour model, she shall be remembered for her countless pictures of pretty girls, most especially of Bettie Page. Born Linnea Eleanor Yeager, she was raised in western Pennsylvania, moved to Miami at 17, and soon enrolled in modeling school. Taking "Bunny" from Lana Turner's character in 1945's "Week-End at the Waldorf", she became one of South Florida's most sought after photographic subjects and won about 30 local beauty pageants including Queen of...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes given to her daughters
Denham, Alice b. February 21, 1927 d. January 27, 2016 Model, Author. A stunning brunette who once posed for "Playboy", she shall probably be better remembered for a no-holds-barred memoir of life among the New York literati. The child of a family wiped-out in the Crash of 1929, she followed her parents to Coral Gables, Florida and in 1940 thence to Chevy Chase, Maryland when her father landed a government job during the World War II boom. Alice graduated from the University of North Carolina, earned a master's degree in English from the University...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes giiven to her husband, John Mueller.
Haley, Alex b. August 11, 1921 d. February 10, 1992 Author. Born Alexander Murray Palmer Haley, he is best remembered for his books, "Roots," which was turned into a television mini-series, which inspired a generation of black Americans to search for their genealogical ancestors. In 1977, he received the Pulitzer Prize for his book. Born the oldest of three sons in Ithaca, New York, his family moved back to their hometown of Henning, Tennessee, where young Alex was raised. After attending college for two years, he enlisted into the United...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Alex Haley's Boyhood Home Grounds, Henning, Lauderdale County, Tennessee, USA GPS coordinates: 35.6734200, -89.5763168 (hddd.dddd)
Page, Bettie b. April 22, 1923 d. December 11, 2008 Model, American Folk Figure. Called variously the "Queen of Pinups", the "Queen of Curves", and the "Dark Angel", she was the subject of thousands of photographs during and shortly after the Korean War years years. Raised in Nashville, Tennessee, in a large and ultimately broken family in which she was molested by her father while her mother worked at two jobs, she was nevertheless a good student, graduating as salutatorian of her high school class in 1940. In 1943 she married for the first of...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA GPS coordinates: 34.0584755, -118.4409256 (hddd.dddd)
Mansfield, Jayne b. April 19, 1933 d. June 29, 1967 Actress. Born Vera Jayne Palmer in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, her family moved to Dallas, Texas, after the death of her father to a heart attack and the remarriage of her mother. She graduated from the University of Dallas, and later attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she took drama classes. In 1954, she moved to Los Angeles, where she continued to study drama at UCLA and worked in bit parts in television. Her first movie role was in "Female Jungle" (1954), although most bios...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Auto accident Fairview Cemetery, Pen Argyl, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Hayworth, Rita b. October 17, 1918 d. May 14, 1987 Actress. She achieved fame during the 1940s as one of Hollywood's top stars, appearing in 18 movies during that era. Born Margarita Carmen Cansino, she was the oldest child of parents who were dancers. Her father was a Spanish immigrant and her mother was of Irish-English stock who had performed with the Ziegfeld Follies. Her father wanted her to become a professional dancer, while her mother hoped she would become an actress. Her paternal grandfather, Antonio Cansino, was a world famous...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Alzheimers Disease Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Grotto, L196, 6 (right of main sidewalk, near the curb) GPS coordinates: 33.9906502, -118.3875580 (hddd.dddd)
Rey, Alejandro b. February 8, 1930 d. May 21, 1987 Actor, Director. He is best remembered for his role of casino owner and playboy 'Carlos Ramirez' in the ABC television sitcom "The Flying Nun." Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina he studied acting under Hedwig Schlichter and Milagros de la Vega and became known as an actor in Argentine movies. In 1957 he participated in the film "El Diablo de vacaciones," directed by Ferruccio Cerio. In 1960 he began working with actress Ana Casares forming the main couple of the television program "Maria...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Cancer Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section L, Lot 403, Grave 1