Horton, Johnny b. April 30, 1925 d. November 5, 1960 Musician. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was a popular singer-guitar player, best remembered for his saga songs and historical ballads. He began his career performing on local radio stations, which led to shows with the Louisiana Hayride. Changing his style from traditional country ballads to rockabilly, he was signed to Columbia Records which produced his first hit "Honky Tonk Man" in 1956. His recording career spanned only a few years but it was a rich varied musical legacy with number...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA Plot: Take second entrance into the cemetery. Drive straight to Isle section. Section 4 rear middle GPS coordinates: 32.5574684, -93.6199875 (hddd.dddd)
Brown, Chelsea b. December 6, 1947 d. April 5, 2017 Actress. Remembered as a cast member of the popular TV series "Rowan and Martin's Laugh In" (1968 to 1969). Born Lois Brown in Chicago, she got her start in the entertainment industry with a minor role in "The Monkees'"film "Head" (1968), prior to joining the cast of "Laugh In", on which she often sported a bikini with body paint and a brilliant smile. Following her time on "Laugh In", she experienced guest roles on such programs as "The Flying Nun", "Love, American Style" and "Ironside", as...[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!
Monlaur, Yvonne b. December 15, 1939 d. April 18, 2017 Actress. Born Yvonne-Thérèse-Marie-Camille Bédat de Monlaur, she was best known for her performances in the Hammer Film Productions horror films "The Brides of Dracula" (1960) and "The Terror of the Tongs" (1961). She got first acting role in the 1955 film "Thirteen at the Table". Besides the two Hammer horror films, her film credits included "Three Strangers in Rome" (1958), "Circus of Horrors" (1960), "Inn for Trouble" (1960), "Time to Remember" (1962), and "Le concerto de la peur" (...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Einstein, Albert b. March 14, 1879 d. April 18, 1955 Scientist, Social Reformer. Widely considered the most influential scientist of the twentieth century, he was born in Ulm, Germany and spent his youth in Munich. He showed an acute interest in science and nature from an early age, but seemed to have only a mediocre aptitude for schoolwork, with the exception of mathematics. He did manage to graduate from the Swiss National Polytechnic in Zurich, Switzerland in 1900, but did not secure recommendations from his professors because of his...[Read More] (Bio by: Stuthehistoryguy) Cremated, Ashes scattered, Scattered around the grounds of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Vee (Velline), Bobby (Robert Thomas) b. April 30, 1943 d. October 24, 2016 Singer, Actor. A popular singer of the 1960s, he was a regular presence on the American Pop Billboard Charts with such Top 10 hits as "Rubber Ball" (1960), "Take Good Care Of My Baby" (1961), "Run To Him" (1961), "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes" (1962) and "Come Back When You Grow Up" (1967). Born Robert Thomas Velline, into a musically-inclined family, his father was a violinist and pianist. Bobby was an experienced musician by his mid teen years, as he played the saxophone while performing in...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Saint John the Baptist Parish Cemetery, Collegeville, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
Dangerfield (Cohen), Rodney (Jacob) b. November 22, 1921 d. October 5, 2004 Actor, Comedian. Born Jacob Cohen, a native of Long Island, New York, he was fortunate to have two starts in the show business industry. His first was in the 1940s appearing in the "Borscht Belt" resorts in the Catskill Mountains of New York state where he wrote jokes, was a singing waiter and did a stand up act under the name of Jack Roy. He struggled until he decided to leave the business to earn a stable living as aluminum siding salesman and a house painter. He would later return in the...[Read More] (Bio by: Allcalmap) Cause of death: Complications following heart surgery Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Hoffman, Philip Seymour b. July 23, 1967 d. February 2, 2014 Actor, Producer, and Director. He is probably best remembered for his portrayal of author Truman Capote in the biographical film "Capote" (2005), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Born in the Rochester suburb of Fairport, New York, his father worked as an executive for Xerox Corporation and his mother was an elementary school teacher before becoming a lawyer and eventually a family court judge. When he was nine years old, his parents divorced and he was raised primarily by his...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Clayburgh, Jill b. April 30, 1944 d. November 5, 2010 Actress. A star of both the large and small screens, she was twice nominated for the Academy Award as Best Actress. Raised in an upper class Manhattan family, she received a degree in theater from Sarah Lawrence College in 1966, then after appearing with Boston's Charles Street Repertory Theater made her 1968 Broadway debut in "The Sudden & Accidental Re-Education of Horse Johnson" with Jack Klugman. First seen on the silver screen in 1969's "The Wedding Party", she had numerous movie roles...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Connors, Mike b. August 15, 1925 d. January 26, 2017 Actor. Best remembered for playing the tall, ruggedly, handsome 'Joe Mannix' in the TV detective series "Mannix" (1967 to 1975). Born Kreker (some sources state spelling is Krekor) Ohanian, to parents of Armenian descent, he served with the United States Army Air Force during World War II. Following his return home, he enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles with the aid of the GI Bill and an athletic scholarship to play basketball. During a game, he caught the attention of...[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!
Seeger, Pete b. May 3, 1919 d. January 27, 2014 American Singer, Songwriter and Activist. Seeger's interest in music began early. His father Charles, was a musicologist and his mother Constance, was a violin teacher; both were on the faculty of the Juilliard School of Music. He learned banjo, ukulele, and guitar by his teens and became interested in American folk-music when he was 16. He began working with noted folk archivist and field recorder Alan Lomax before traveling around the country learning rural music. He attended Harvard...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Presley, Vernon Elvis b. April 10, 1916 d. June 26, 1979 Father of Elvis Presley. He was born in Fulton, Mississippi, the oldest of 5 children. Vernon's parents were Jessie D. McClowell Presley and Minnie Mae Hood Presley. He liked music and had a good singing voice. He also enjoyed working on cars. He met Gladys Love Smith in Tupelo, Mississippi. They were married on June 17, 1933 in Ponotoc County, Mississippi. Vernon was often unemployed and worked as a milkman, carpenter, farm hand and truck driver. The family rented a house on the edge of...[Read More] (Bio by: Jane Eubanks) Graceland Mansion Estates, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Mary II. b. April 30, 1662 d. December 28, 1694 British Monarch. The eldest daughter of King James II and his first wife Anne Hyde, Mary was married to William, Prince of Orange, on November 4, 1677 at the age of 16. The marriage did not begin happily, and Mary was homesick living in Holland. When her catholic father was sent into exile in 1688, the protestant William agreed, at first reluctantly, to take the throne of Britain. Some sources say Parliament offered the throne to Mary to rule in her own right with William as her prince consort...[Read More] (Bio by: VampireRed) Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England Plot: Her husband, William III, is buried to her left GPS coordinates: 51.5000801, -0.1292300 (hddd.dddd)
Spragins, MG. Charles Echols 'Pete' b. April 11, 1923 d. January 29, 2014 US Army General. An Airborne Ranger and veteran of two wars, he is remembered for introducing the black beret to the Army. The child of a distinguished military family, he was raised in the itinerant lifestyle of an 'Army brat' and was at Pearl Harbor at the time of the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack. Spragins attended West Point during World War II, graduated in 1945, served with the occupation forces in Japan, and in 1950 was assigned as commander of the 10th Ranger Infantry Company at Ft...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA Plot: Section 60, Grave 67
Davis, Bette (Ruth Elizabeth) b. April 5, 1908 d. October 6, 1989 Actress. She was born Ruth Elizabeth Davis in Lowell, Massachusetts. At age ten her parents divorced and she was raised by her mother after a move to New York City. She began her career on Broadway. Bette Davis appeared in over 100 films receiving two Oscars, 10 nominations and three Emmy awards. A few of her major motion pictures: "Dangerous (Oscar winner) Jezebel (Oscar winner) The Virgin Queen, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane and Hush, Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte." Late in her career...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Courts of Remembrance section, Map #A37, Distinguished Memorial – Sarcophagus 1; large white tomb to the left of the entrance. GPS coordinates: 34.1500893, -118.3208923 (hddd.dddd)
Hjortsberg, William b. February 23, 1941 d. April 22, 2017 Author, Screenwriter. He shall be remembered for his penning of the novel "Falling Angel" (1978), of which was made into a 1987 motion picture adaptation retitled "Angel Heart". He attended Dartmouth College and later the Yale School of Drama, prior to living in the Caribbean and Europe for a period. Following his return home, he received a fellowship from Stanford University. Unable to begin his writing career, he worked in a grocery store to support himself and continued to write for his own...[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!
Stevens, Inger b. October 18, 1934 d. April 30, 1970 Actress. Born Inger Stensland in Stockholm, Sweden to two teachers, her lifelong struggle with loneliness and depression began when her parents divorced when she was 5 years old. Her mother remarried and her father went to the United States to continue his studies and remarried, too. Inger and her younger brother Ola lived with an aunt and uncle during this time. She came to the US when she was 13. Self-conscious of being a foreigner, she eventually lost her Swedish accent (which...[Read More] (Bio by: Donna Di Giacomo) Cause of death: Suicide Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Ashes Scattered at Sea
Murphy, Charlie (Charles Quinton) b. July 12, 1957 d. April 12, 2017 American Actor, Comedian, Voice Artist and Writer. Murphy, who was the older brother of actor and comedian Eddie Murphy, had a prolific career as a co-writer, most notably many of his younger brother's films, including 'Vampire in Brooklyn' (1995) and 'Norbit' (2007). He also appeared in minor acting roles in films, including 'Harlem Nights' (1989), 'Mo' Better Blues' (1990), 'The Pompatus of Love' (1996), 'Death of a Dynasty' (2003), 'Night at the Museum' (2006), 'Our Family Wedding' (2010)...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis du Mort) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Scott, Gordon b. August 3, 1926 d. April 30, 2007 Actor. Born in Portland, Oregon, Scott was best known for his performances in several Tarzan movies from the late 1950s and early 60s, such as "Tarzan's Hidden Jungle," "Tarzan and the Lost Safari," "Tarzan and the Trappers," "Tarzan's Fight for Life," "Tarzan's Greatest Adventure" and "Tarzan the Magnificent." Later, Scott moved to Italy and made another 19 films, that enjoyed him an international success. He and Steve Reeves played Romulus and Remus in "Duel of the Titans." Scott was married...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cause of death: Complications following heart surgery Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA Plot: Actors' Fund Lot 374
Walker, Paul b. September 12, 1973 d. November 30, 2013 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), 'She's All...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Cause of death: Car accident Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Liberty section, Gardens of Heritage division, Map #H30, Distinguished Memorial – Semi-Private Garden 393 (behind Lawn Lot #1934) GPS coordinates: 34.1441269, -118.3161316 (hddd.dddd)