Shawn (Schulefand), Dick (Richard) b. December 1, 1923 d. April 17, 1987 Actor, Comedian. Born Richard Schulefand in Buffalo, New York. He made his television debut in a support role in Judy Holliday's ‘Sunday in Town' in 1954. He appeared in his first feature film in 1956's ‘The Opposite Sex,' followed by back to back releases of ‘The Wizard of Baghdad' and ‘Wake Me When It's Over' opposite Ernie Kovacs in 1960. He made his Broadway bow in 1962's extremely short running ‘The Egg,' which was quickly followed by a role in ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cause of death: Heart attack Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Mausoleum, Memorial Court, North Wall, Crypt 734
Silvers, Phil b. May 11, 1911 d. November 1, 1985 Comedian, Actor. He is best remembered for his classic role of ‘Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko’, in the television series, "You'll Never Get Rich," later changed to "The Phil Silvers Show" (1954 to 1959). Born Philip Silversmith in New York City, he started in show business as a child actor in vaudeville, and by 1934, he was working in Minsky's Burlesque, where he trained in comic routines and perfected his timing. Eventually, he was brought to Hollywood, and in a classic Phil Silvers comedy...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Gardens of Heritage, Lot 1004
Thomas (Stevens), Terry (Thomas Terry Hoar) b. July 14, 1911 d. January 8, 1990 Actor. Born Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens in Finchley, England, and educated at Ardingly College, West Sussex, England, Thomas worked in cabaret and as a film extra before finding success as an entertainer during World War II. After the war, he worked in TV, radio and variety, but it was during the mid-1950s that he developed his famous persona, first in his television series, How Do You View?, and then in films. His performance as Major Hitchcock in John and Roy Boulting's Private's Progress (1956)...[Read More] Cause of death: Parkinson's disease Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Tracy, Spencer b. April 5, 1900 d. June 10, 1967 Academy Award Winning Actor. His screen career spanned 37 years and he was one of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age. He appeared in 75 films and was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor, a category record he holds with Sir Laurence Olivier and was the first of nine actors to win the award twice, and is one of two actors to receive it consecutively, the other being Tom Hanks. He was also nominated for five British Academy Film Awards, of which he won two, and four Golden...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Heart attack. Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Garden of Everlasting Peace, immediately to the right as you enter. GPS coordinates: 34.1226044, -118.2350769 (hddd.dddd)
Winters, Jonathan (Johathan Harshman) b. November 11, 1925 d. April 11, 2013 Actor, Comedian. Born Jonathan Harshman Winters III, he joined the United States Marine Corps during his senior year of high school and upon his discharge attended the Dayton Art Institute. He began his entertainment career by winning a talent contest in 1950, which led to first hosting a children's television show, then a game show followed by a talk show. On television, he was featured in episodes in the series "Omnibus", "The Twilight Zone", "The Bob Hope Show", "Hot Dog", "Wait Till Your...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!