Walker, Paul b. September 12, 1973 d. November 30, 2013 American Actor. Walker, who will best be remembered for his role as Brian O'Conner in the blockbuster action 'Fast & Furious' films, began his career on the small screen with a commercial for diapers when he was 2 years old. He went on to appear in TV shows such as 'Highway to Heaven', 'Throb', 'Charles in Charge', 'Who's the Boss?' and 'Touched By An Angel'. His first movie role was in 'Meet the Deedles' (1998) followed by supporting roles in 'Pleasantville' (1998), 'Varsity Blues' (1999), '...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Cause of death: Car accident Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Liberty, Gardens of Heritage, Lot 393
O'Toole, Peter b. August 2, 1932 d. December 14, 2013 Actor. Born in Ireland, the son Constance Jane and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, a nurse and a bookmaker. He was raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, attending a Catholic school he recorded as being a terrifying place. After school he served in the Royal Navy after which he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) from 1952 to 1954 on a scholarship. He worked on the stage in London, and he first appeared on film in British television's 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' in 1956. He had a minor role in...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla b. July 18, 1918 d. December 5, 2013 Nelson Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalised racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation. Politically an African nationalist and democratic socialist, he...[Read More] Mandela Graveyard, Qunu, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) b. April 12, 1932 d. November 30, 1996 Entertainer. Born Herbert Buckingham Khaury to a Lebanese father and a Jewish mother he became famous for his ukulele playing and falsetto voiced singing. A native of New York City the high school dropout began singing in clubs and participating in talent shows hoping to be discovered. He used several stage names before deciding on "Tiny Tim" which was based on the character in Charles Dickens' "Christmas Carol". His big...[Read More] (Bio by: Bigwoo) Cause of death: Heart attack Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Fontaine, Joan b. October 22, 1917 d. December 15, 2013 Academy Award-Winning Actress. A respected performer over a long career, she was honored as Best Actress for Alfred Hitchcock's 1941 "Suspicion". Born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland to a British family of wealth and position, she was raised in Northern California following her parents' 1919 break-up and attended Los Gatos High School before moving back to Japan at 16 to live with her father. Returning to America following her graduation from The American School in Japan, she made her 1935...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Lange, Hope b. November 28, 1933 d. December 19, 2003 Actress. A native of Redding Ridge, Connecticut, Lange was born Hope Elise Ross Lange, on November 28, 1933. A talented actress from a young age of both stage, film, and television, she is best remembered for her roles as 'Emma' in "Bus Stop" (1956), and 'Selena Cross' in "Peyton Place" (1957), which role she earned an Oscar nomination for her performance, and the television series, "The Ghost And Mrs Muir" as 'Carolyn Muir', from 1968 to 1970, and "The New Dick Van Dyke Show" as 'Jenny Preston'...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Cause of death: Infection caused by an intestinal inflammation known as ischemic colitis Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Jackson, Mahalia b. October 26, 1911 d. January 27, 1972 Gospel performer and singer who had a powerful and expressive contralto voice. Her concerts and recordings gained worldwide recognition for African-American religious music. Her singing combined powerful vitality with dignity and strong religious beliefts. She disliked being identified with nonreligious music, though her singing style revealed the influence of jazz. Mahalia Jackson, the third of six children was born in poverty in a three-room "shot-gun" shack in New Orleans, Louisana in 1911...[Read More] (Bio by: Curtis Jackson) Cause of death: Heart ailment Providence Memorial Park, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
Price, Ray (Noble Ray) b. January 12, 1926 d. December 16, 2013 Country Music Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist. His wide-ranging baritone has often been praised as among the best male voices of country music. Some of his well-known recordings include "Release Me", "Crazy Arms", "Heartaches by the Number", "For the Good Times", "Night Life", and "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me". He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996 andóeven into his late 80sócontinued to record and tour. Price, born in Perryville, Texas, served with the U...[Read More] Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
White, Reggie 'The Minister of Defense' b. December 19, 1961 d. December 26, 2004 Professional Football Player. A defensive end, he was one of the most dominant defensive players in the history of the National Football League, and set a since passed record of 198 sacks for a career spent with the Memphis Showboats of the USFL, and the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers (whom he helped to a Super Bowl victory in 1997) and the Carolina Panthers. In his eight years with the Eagles, he was the anchor of what many consider the best defense of the 1990s. An ordained...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Glenwood Memorial Park, Mooresville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Rutherford, Dame. Margaret b. May 11, 1892 d. May 22, 1972 Renowned British actress, most famous for her performances as 'Miss Marple.' Other memorable performances include 'Madame Arcati' in "Blythe Spirit" (1945). She was awarded an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for "The V.I.P.s" (1963). A poster of Dame Margaret was a popular mural on the walls of college dorm rooms in the late sixties. She also hosted a provocative documentary, "The Stately Ghosts of England," about this time. (Bio by: Kieran Smith) St James Churchyard, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England Plot: Central circle of second half of churchyard next to path.
Funicello, Annette (Annette Joanne) b. October 22, 1942 d. April 8, 2013 American Actress and Singer. Funicello and her family moved to Los Angeles when she was 4 and nine years later, in 1955, was discovered by Walt Disney himself while dancing the lead in a production of "Swan Lake" at the Starlight Bowl in Burbank. He invited her to audition for his new television series, "The Mickey Mouse Club" and was hired on the spot to become a Mouseketeer, quickly becoming a fan favorite. After her stint with the show, which lasted through 1957, she recorded a series of...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Onassis, Aristotle b. September 21, 1906 d. March 15, 1975 Greek Shipping Magnate. He is best remembered as the second husband of former First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. During his lifetime, he was one of the richest and most famous men in the world, with his name becoming synonymous with extreme wealth. Born Aristotle Sokratis Onassis in Smyrna, in the Ottoman Empire (now Izmir, Turkey), to Socrates and Penelope Onassis. His father managed a fleet of ten ships, enabling him to send his children to prestigious private schools. By the age of...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Myesthenia Gravis Island of Skorpios Cemetery, Skorpios, Regional unit of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece Plot: Sarchphagus beside the chapel
Coburn, Paula b. October 31, 1955 d. August 4, 2004 Actress. A native of Jamaica, Coburn was born Paula Murad, later moving to Cleveland, Ohio, with her parents, and then to Washington, D.C., where she was educated and then became host of the television series, "Real Estate Digest." She later decided to further her acting career and she moved to Hollywood, California, where she met and married film actor, James Coburn on October 22, 1993. She went on to appear on television in an episode of, "USA High" in 1997 as a reporter and in the films, "...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Cause of death: Cancer Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Prosky, Robert b. December 13, 1930 d. December 8, 2008 Actor. A character performer of television, stage and films, he is best known to many for his role as 'Sgt. Stan Jablonski' in the series "Hill Street Blues". He received Tony Award-nominations for his performances in the stage productions "Glengarry, Glen Ross" (1984 to 1985) and "A Walk in the Woods" (1988). Born Robert Porzuczek in Philadelphia, he studied economics at Temple University. He was a longtime player at Washington's Arena Stage before making his Broadway debut in the short-lived...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Laughlin, Tom b. August 10, 1931 d. December 12, 2013 Actor, Director and Screenwriter. He will be best remembered for starring, directing and screenwriting the popular 1970s cult picture series "Billy Jack". Born Thomas Robert Laughlin, he was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He played collegiate football at Marquette University and during this period, he became interested in acting. In addition to performing, Laughlin served as a director and established his own stock company. After enrolling at the University of South Dakota, he centered his...[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!
Totter, Audrey b. December 20, 1917 d. December 12, 2013 Actress. Comfortable in both leading and secondary roles, she was often cast as hardened females or as she once stated "bad girls". Her association with the entertainment industry began when she became a member of a theater group following her high school years. This experience led to an abundance of parts on radio in soap operas and other dramas. She launched her career in Hollywood after signing a contract with MGM and marked her film debut with "Main Street After Dark" (1945). After a minor...[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!
Calhoun, William Dee 'Haystack' b. August 3, 1934 d. December 7, 1989 William Dee Calhoun was a professional wrestler, who used the professional name "Haystack" or "Haystacks" Calhoun. At six foot four and over six hundred pounds, he sported a black bushy beard, wore bib overalls and had a horseshoe hanging from his neck to personify a farm boy image. He was raised on a farm in Arkansas. One of the most popular wrestlers in the 1960s, he died of diabetes at the age of 55. (Bio by: Charlie Jamison) Scott Cemetery, McKinney, Collin County, Texas, USA
Rodriguez-Santiago, Carlos Manuel b. November 22, 1918 d. July 13, 1963 Born to deeply religious and devout parents, he was instructed in the doctrines of the catholic faith by his mother and grandmother since early childhood. At the age of 9, he was severely wounded by a rabid dog that had seized his 1-year-old cousin, and which he bravely fought to save the toddler's life. From age 13 onwards he suffered in stoic silence the pain of the terrible condition of ulcerative cholitis. His gastrointestinal illness eventually prevented him from finishing the degree he...[Read More] (Bio by: Find A Grave) Cementerio Borinquen Memorial Park 1, Caguas, Caguas Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
Dunne, Irene b. December 20, 1898 d. September 4, 1990 Actress. Born on December 20, 1898 in Louisville, Kentucky, she was named Irene Marie Dunne. Early in life took an interest in singing and went to New York City aspiring to be a part of the Metropolitan Opera. This did not work out as she planned but she went on to Chicago where she became part of the musical "Irene." In 1929, Showman Florenz Ziegfeld, while riding in an elevator with her "discovered her" and soon after granting her an audition, featured her in the musical &...[Read More] (Bio by: Christian) Cause of death: Heart failure Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Main Mausoleum, Block 353