Bridges, Lloyd b. January 15, 1913 d. March 10, 1998 Actor. He is remembered for his role as 'Mike Nelson' on the television adventure series "Sea Hunt" that ran from 1958 to 1961 and was popular in syndication for many years afterwards. Born Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr, his father was involved in the California hotel business and had once owned a movie theater. After graduating from Petaluma High School in Petaluma, California in 1931, he attended the University of California at Los Angeles, California where he studied political science. While...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Natural causes Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Chaney Jr., Lon b. February 10, 1906 d. July 12, 1973 Actor. One of the most emblematic horror film stars of the 1940s. Though given the name "Creighton Chaney" by his parents, he took the name "Lon Chaney, Jr." at the behest of a producer who wished to capitalize on the reputation of his father, who had starred in such silent classics as "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "Phantom of the Opera." After playing a number of small, forgettable roles through the 1930s, the younger Chaney's first role of note was 'Lenny Small' in the 1939 film...[Read More] (Bio by: Stuthehistoryguy) Donated to medical science
Cooper, Gary (Frank James) b. May 7, 1901 d. May 13, 1961 Actor. His career lasted over thirty six years in which he received five Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, winning twice and also received an Honorary Award from the Academy for his many memorable screen performances and the international recognition he, as an individual, had gained for the motion picture industry. He was born Frank James Cooper in Helena, Montana to English parents and spent part of his childhood around Helena - his father served as a Montana Supreme Court Justice and...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Cause of death: Cancer Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary R.C. Cemetery, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA Plot: Jesus & Mary Section
Jurado (Jurado Garcia), Katy (Maria Christina) b. January 16, 1924 d. July 5, 2002 Actress. One of her country's premiere movie stars, she is remembered for her sultry beauty and strong portrayals in films on both sides of the Rio Grande. Born Maria Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado Garcia to a family of wealth and position, she was raised in Mexico City from age three and was originally educated as a journalist. At around 16 Katy developed show business ambitions and sidestepped her family's objections by marriage to actor Victor Velazquez and though the union was brief it did...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cause of death: Lung and heart ailments Panteon de La Paz, Cuernavaca, Baja California, Mexico
Kelly, Grace Patricia b. November 12, 1929 d. September 14, 1982 Actress, Princess of Monaco. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania into a wealthy and prominent family, she was the third of four children. With natural beauty, she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, New York and began a modeling career. She quickly turned to movies, with her first major picture being the classic Western film "High Noon" (1952) with Gary Cooper. She would go on to play memorable roles in "Dial M for Murder" (1954), "Rear Window" (1954), "The...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrage after a car crash Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, Monaco, Monaco
Van Cleef, Lee (Clarence Leroy) b. January 9, 1925 d. December 16, 1989 American Actor. After serving in the US Navy during World War II, Lee Van Cleef was trained as an accountant. He started acting in community theater while working as an office administrator, eventually landing a role in the touring company of "Mr. Roberts." He was noticed by film director Stanley Kramer, who cast him in a nonspeaking role in "High Noon." This led to a long string of supporting roles, usually playing menacing roles in westerns both in films and on television. He rose to star...[Read More] (Bio by: Stuthehistoryguy) Cause of death: Heart attack Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Courts of Remembrance (Front lawn, right side middle), Serenity Section, Lot 156
Wooley, Sheb b. April 10, 1921 d. September 16, 2003 Country Singer, Songriter, and Actor. Wooley was born Shelby F. Wooley on April 10, 1921, in Erick, Oklahoma. As a teenager, Wooley worked as a rodeo rider and then formed his own band. In the mid-1940s, he performed on radio stations WLAC and WSM in Nashville, Tennessee, and subsequently had his own show on the Calumet Radio Network. He signed to the Bullet Records Label in 1946, moving in 1948 to MGM Records where he remained until 1973. Wooley began acting in movies in 1950, appearing first...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Zinnemann, Fred b. April 29, 1907 d. March 14, 1997 Renowned motion picture director. He made popular films such as "High Noon," and "From Here to Eternity." Father of film producer Tim Zinnemann. (Bio by: A.J. Marik) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!