Bel Geddes, Barbara b. October 31, 1922 d. August 8, 2005 Actress. Born to theatrical set designer and producer Norman Bel Geddes and Helen Belle Sneider in New York City. Her father recreated the family name as Bel Geddes incorporating his wife’s name into their surname. Bel Geddes made her theatrical debut at 18 in 1940 in a summer-stock production of "The School for Scandal." She made her Broadway debut in 1941 in "Out of the Frying Pan." She appeared in many Broadway productions, and created the role of Maggie in the original run of Tennessee...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cause of death: Lung cancer Cremated, Ashes scattered, Her ashes were scattered from a simple wooden boat into the harbor waters bordering her estate in Northeast Harbor, Maine.
Davis, Jim b. August 26, 1909 d. April 26, 1981 Actor. He was born Marlin Davis to Lucien Davis, an undertaker, and Ethyl Offutt. Before seeking an acting career, he attended Baptist-affiliated William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, where he played end on the football team. He came to Hollywood as a salesman for a Kansas oil drilling firm. After a meeting with a casting director from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he got his first acting job. With his steel-blue eyes and a gravelly Southwestern drawl, he was a handsome, nearly 6’3” man who...[Read More] (Bio by: Linda Davis) Cause of death: Brain cancer Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Great Mausoleum, Iris Terrace, Niche 24961
Fuccello, Thomas John 'Tom' b. December 11, 1936 d. August 16, 1993 Actor. Born in Newark, New Jersey, in the 1970s, he initially was a theatre actor appearing in Broadway productions of "Butterflies Are Free", "The Unknown Solider and His Wife" and "Are You Now, or Ever Have Been?". For television, he was most noted for his roles as Paul Kendall on "One Life To Live" and Dave Culver on "Dallas". His other TV credits included "Knots Landing", "Simon and Simon", "Falcon Crest", "The Colbys" and "Beverly Hills, 90210". He died from complications of AIDS at age 56...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Hagman, Larry b. September 21, 1931 d. November 23, 2012 Actor, Producer, and Director. He will be remembered for two iconic television roles: As the comical Major Anthony Nelson in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie, and for the villainous Texas oil tycoon, J.R. Ewing on the prime-time hit Dallas. Hagman was born in Weatherford, Texas, near Fort Worth. His parents divorced in 1936, when he was five years old. He lived with his grandmother in Texas while his mother, Mary Martin, became an actress. Hagman was sent to boarding schools, where he first...[Read More] (Bio by: katzizkidz) Cremated, Ashes scattered
Katzman, Leonard b. September 2, 1927 d. September 5, 1996 American motion picture and television writer, producer, and director of the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. Wrote and/or produced/directed several classic TV programs such as "Gunsmoke," "The Wild, Wild West," "Hawaii Five-O," and "Dallas." Son of legendary producer Sam Katzman. (Bio by: A.J. Marik) Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Maimonides 33, L-3359, space 4
Keel, Howard b. April 13, 1919 d. November 7, 2004 Actor. Born Harold Clifford Keel, he was a versatile performer fondly remembered for the role as Clayton Farlow on the popular TV series "Dallas", 1981 to 1991. He was a baritone singer known as one of MGM's finest songbirds. He appeared in some of the finest musicals cinema ever produced such as "Annie Get Your Gun" (1950), "Showboat" (1951), "Kiss Me Kate" (1953), "Calamity Jane" (1953) and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" (1954). His other film credits include "The Big Fisherman" (1959), "...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Colon cancer Cremated, Ashes scattered Plot: Ashes scattered at various favorite places including Mere Golf Club, Cheshire, England, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, and in Tuscany, Italy.
Patrick, Dennis b. March 14, 1918 d. October 13, 2002 Actor. He had recurring roles on TV shows such as "The Big Valley," "Dallas," and "Dark Shadows," among many others over his 50-year career. He had guest-starring roles on such shows as "The Twilight Zone," "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour," "All in the Family," "Eight Is Enough," "The Untouchables," "The Streets of San Francisco," and "The Bionic Woman." His movie credits included "Joe" (1970) and "The Air Up There" (1994). He was said to have maintained a positive attitude even though he was in...[Read More] Cause of death: Smoke inhalation Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Powell, Martha b. September 22, 1912 d. May 29, 2003 Actress. Best remembered for her television roles including, 'Jennifer Talbot' on "General Hospital" from 1985 to 1986, 'Margaret Millington' on "Secrets Of Midland Heights" from 1980 to 1981, 'Helen Elgin' on "The Bionic Woman" from 1976 to 1977, and from 1954 to 1958 she was the host/narrator for the series, "Modern Romances." She appeared in the films, "Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure", Adam: His Song Continues" (1986), "Adam" (1983), "Summer Girl" (1983), "First Monday In...[Read More] Jamesport Masonic Cemetery, Jamesport, Daviess County, Missouri, USA Plot: Buried next to her husband, Mel Powell.
Pyle, Denver Dell b. May 11, 1920 d. December 25, 1997 Actor. Born in Bethune, Colorado, after serving in the US Navy in World War II, he began performing in amateur theater productions and made his big screen debut in "The guilt of Janet Ames" (1947). A veteran of many films, he had a close association with actor John Wayne appearing in his films such as "The Horse Soldiers" (1959), "The Alamo" (1960), "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962) and "Cahill U.S. Marshall" (1973). For television, his credits include "Route 66", "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza"...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Forreston Cemetery, Forreston, Ellis County, Texas, USA Plot: [unmarked]
Rambo, Dack (Norman Jay) b. November 13, 1941 d. March 21, 1994 Actor. He is best remembered for his role as Walter Brennan's grandson Jeff Sonnett, in the ABC television series "The Guns of Will Sonnett" that ran from 1967 to 1969 as well as his role as Jack Ewing on the CBS prime time television soap opera "Dallas" from 1985 to 1987. Born Norman Jay Rambeau, he had a twin brother who pursued an acting career under the name Dirk Rambo. The brothers moved to Los Angeles, California in the 1960s where they were discovered by actress Loretta Young and cast in...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: AIDS related North Kern Cemetery, Delano, Kern County, California, USA Plot: Block 29, Lot J, West Side 2
Reed, Donna b. January 27, 1921 d. January 14, 1986 Actress. Born Donnabelle Mullenger, she was attending Los Angeles City College when she gave an impressive screen test for MGM Studios and was signed to a contract. She made her screen debut in "The Getaway" (1941), followed by supporting roles in "Apache Trail" (1942), "Gentle Annie" (1944), "They Were Expendable" (1945), "It's A Wonderful Life" (1946) and "Scandal Sheet" (1952). In 1953, she was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as Alma, the dancehall girl in the film "...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Pancreatic cancer Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section D, #110 GPS coordinates: 34.0583572, -118.4411392 (hddd.dddd)
Wayne, David b. January 30, 1914 d. February 9, 1995 Actor. He was known for roles in such movies as "Adam's Rib," "The Last Angry Man," "The Three Faces of Eve," and "The Adromeda Strain." He is also known for his role as 'The Mad Hatter' on the classic Batman television series from the 1960s. Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Wynn, Keenan b. July 27, 1916 d. October 14, 1986 Motion picture and television actor. Son of actor/comic Ed Wynn. Born Francis Xavier Aloysius Wynn, Keenan took his stage name from his grandfather Frank Keenan who was a Broadway actor. Keenan Wynn came from a well-known show-business family and it was he that encouraged his father Ed, a comedian, to pursue acting. Keenan was known for his mustache and expressive face. He appeared in hundreds of movies and television programs between 1934 and 1986. Some of his notable film appearances were in...[Read More] Cause of death: Cancer Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of the Dawn