Celi, Adolfo b. July 27, 1922 d. February 19, 1986 Actor. He was a popular International character performer best remembered for his role as Emilio Largo in "Thunderball" (1965) and as the Italian race car owner Agostini Manetta in "Grand Prix" (1966). A veteran of over a 100 films, his credits include "Von Ryan's Express" (1965), "The Agony and the Ecstasy" (1965), "Grand Slam" (1967), "Murder in the Rue Morgue" (1971), "The Devil is a Woman" (1974) and "Holocaust 2000" (1977). He also directed several successful South American films such as "...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Messina Town Cemetery, Messina, Provincia di Messina, Sicilia, Italy
Fleming, Ian b. May 28, 1908 d. August 12, 1964 English Author. He is best remembered for creating the character of British agent 007, better known as James Bond. Born in London in 1908, Fleming was the second son of four boys to Valentine and Evelyn Beatrice St. Croix Rose Fleming, wealthy members of British aristocracy and a Member of Parliament. When his father was killed in France during World War I, on November 20, 1917, future Prime Minister Winston Churchill wrote the obituary for the London Times. Ian was educated at Durnford...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) St Andrew Churchyard, Sevenhampton, Tewkesbury Borough, Gloucestershire, England
Fröbe, Karl-Gerhart 'Gert' b. February 25, 1913 d. September 5, 1988 Actor. Born Karl Gerhart Fröbe in Saxony, Germany, he was most noted for his role as Auric Goldfinger in the James Bond movie "Goldfinger" (1964) and received the German honorary Deutscher Filmpreis Award for his performance. He gained fame in one of the first German movies made after World War II, in role as Otto Normalverbraucher for the film "The Ballard of Berlin" (1948). By the 1960s, he achieved International status appearing such classic films as "The Longest Day" (1962), "Those...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Waldfriedhof, Icking, Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausener Landkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Kiel, Richard b. September 13, 1939 d. September 10, 2014 Actor. Born Richard Dawson Kiel in Detroit, Michigan. He worked as a nightclub bouncer and cemetery plot salesman before he began his acting career in 1960 with a bit part in 'Klondike.' At nearly 7 foot 2 inches, he was often cast in menacing roles throughout his 50 year career, including such television programs as the 1975 series 'Barbary Coast,' 'The Rifleman,' 'Lassie,' 'The Monkees,' 'I Spy,' 'It Takes a Thief,' Simon & Simon,' and the classic 'Twilight Zone' episode, 'To Serve Man.'...[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!
Lee, Bernard b. January 16, 1908 d. January 16, 1981 Actor. Born on January 10, 1908, in London, England, he was best remembered for the role of "M" in the first eleven James Bond movies. He was a popular character player in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He first appeared on the West End stage in London in 1928 and continued to work in the theatre during the 1930s. A veteran of nearly 100 feature films, he made his screen debut in "The Double Event" (1934). Besides the James Bond features, his credits include "The Fallen Idol" (...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, Location of Ashes Unknown
Lenya, Lotte b. October 18, 1898 d. November 27, 1981 Singer, Actress. A longtime star of the Cabaret world, she is remembered for interpreting the music of her twice husband Kurt Weill (1900-1950). Born Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blaumauer in what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire, she moved to Zurich, initially to study dance, in 1914 and began performing under the name Lotte Lenja. Relocating to Berlin in 1921 she was first spotted by Weill in 1922 while auditioning for one of his plays; the two were formally introduced in 1924 and...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cause of death: Cancer Mount Repose Cemetery, Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York, USA
Llewelyn, Desmond b. September 12, 1914 d. December 19, 1999 Welsh Actor. He is best remembered for his role of British Agent Q, in 17 of the first 19 James Bond movies. Of the first 19 Bond films, he did not appear in only two: "Doctor No" (1963) and "Live and Let Die" (1973). Born Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn in Newport, Wales, UK, he was the son of a coal mining engineer. Originally discouraged on an acting career by his parents, he was insistent upon becoming an actor, and eventually got his parents to allow him to attend the Royal Academy for the...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Auto accident St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Battle, Rother District, East Sussex, England
Maxwell, Lois b. February 14, 1927 d. September 29, 2007 Actress. She appeared in films and television from the mid-1940s until the early 2000s and is fondly remembered for her recurring role as 'Miss Moneypenny' in the 'James Bond' film series beginning with "Dr. No" (1962) until "View to a Kill" (1985). Born Lois Hooker, she was raised in Toronto and began her acting career on radio before studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She began her Hollywood career appearing in the 1946 picture "Spring Song" and was recipient of a Golden...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cause of death: Cancer Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Niven, David (James David Graham) b. March 1, 1910 d. July 29, 1983 Actor, Producer. Most remembered for his dapper English roles in such films as the Pink Panther series, "Around the World in Eighty Days" (1956), and numerous other films, he won the Academy Award for Best Male Performance for his role in "Separate Tables" (1958). Born in London, England, the son of a British Army Captain who was killed at Gallipoli in 1915, he attended Stowe School and Sandhurst Military Academy, where he was commissioned and served two years with the Highland Light Infantry...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Chateau D'Oex Cemetery, Chateau D'Oex, Vaud, Switzerland
Pleasence, Donald b. October 5, 1919 d. February 2, 1995 Actor. Born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, he is best known to American audiences as Dr. Sam Loomis in the "Halloween" horror movie series, and as Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the 1967 James Bond motion picture "You Only Live Twice." He worked briefly as a railway clerk and stage actor before joining the British Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War, serving as a member of the 166th Squadron Bomber Command. He was shot down while on a bombing mission over German occupied France in...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Sakata, Harold T. b. July 1, 1920 d. July 29, 1982 Actor. A native of Holualoa, Hawaii, he is best remembered for his role as henchman 'Oddjob' in the James Bond spy film, "Goldfinger" in 1964. His character's weapon of choice was a razor-rimmed bowler hat, that could pass for a frisbee. The film also starred German actor Gert Frobe in the title role. Other credits include the films, "Seventeenth Heaven" (1965), "Operation Gold" (1966), "The Poppy Is Also A Flower" (1966), "Dimension 5" (1966), "The Phynx" (1970), "Sarge" (1971), "The Wrestler"...[Read More] National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA Plot: Section III, Site 317
Savalas, Telly b. January 21, 1922 d. January 22, 1994 Motion Picture and Television Actor. He was born Terry Aristotle Savalas in Garden City, New York, to Greek immigrant parents. Telly Savalas dropped out of Columbia University, where he was studying psychology, and enlisted in the army during World War II receiving a purple Heart during his service. During the early 1950's he worked for ABC radio and became an executive producer of his own popular talk show, "Telly's Coffee House". He was well into his thirties when he decided to give...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Cause of death: Prostate cancer Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Liberty, Lot 1281 GPS coordinates: 34.1443596, -118.3163910 (hddd.dddd)
Sellers, Peter (Richard Henry) b. September 8, 1925 d. July 24, 1980 British Actor. He is best remembered for his role of inept French police Inspector 'Jacques Clouseau' in the "Pink Panther" series of films (1964 to 1982). The last of that series, "Trail of the Pink Panther" (1982) was made after his death, using film clips and unseen footage from his earlier "Pink Panther" movies. Born Richard Henry Sellers in Southsea, Hampshire, England, his parents worked in an acting company run by his grandmother. During World War II, he enlisted in the British Army...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Heart attack Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England Plot: His ashes are buried under a rosebush, plot #39802. The rosebed is located at the far end of the crematorium complex, next to the Chapel of Memory columbarium.
Shaw, Robert b. August 9, 1927 d. August 28, 1978 Actor. Born Robert Archibald Shaw in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, one of five children of Thomas and Doreen Shaw. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London making his stage debut at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. He made an uncredited screen debut in the Alec Guinness vehicle, The Lavender Hill Mob in 1951. His first notable film appearance was From Russia with Love in 1964. He also appeared in such films as A Man for All Seasons in 1966 for which...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cause of death: Heart attack Cremated, Ashes scattered, Ashes scattered near his home in Ireland
Villechaize, Herve b. April 23, 1943 d. September 4, 1993 Actor. Artist. Born Herve Jean Pierre Villechaize in Paris, France, the son of doctor. By the age of three, Herve was diagnosed with an acute thyroid condition which would stunt his growth to 3'11". He studied painting and photography at the Beaux-Arts Museum in Paris. At the age of 18 he became the youngest artist to ever have his work displayed in the prestigious Museum of Paris. At 21 Herve traveled to New York for the art scene and became caught up with acting. His first credited movie role...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cremated, Ashes scattered, Scattered off Point Fermin, California