Bunce, Alan b. June 28, 1902 d. April 27, 1965 Actor. He is best known for his role as 'Albert' in the television series, "Ethel And Albert" (1952-1953). He appeared in the films, "Homicidal" (1961), "Sunrise At Campobello" (1960), "The Last Mile" (1959), and "She's My Weakness" (1930). Also made appearances on television in, "The Defenders" "The Nurses" "Stoney Burke" "Kraft Television Theatre" "The Clock" "Perry Mason" "Naked City" and "The United States Steel Hour." Long Ridge Union Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Delmar, Kenny b. September 5, 1910 d. July 14, 1984 Radio and Television Cartoon Actor. He is best remembered for creating the windbag character 'Senator Beauregard Claghorn' on the Fred Allen's radio program "Allen's Alley" and it became a primary inspiration for the Warner Brothers cartoon character 'Foghorn Leghorn'. Born Kenneth Frederick Fay Howard on September 5, 1910 in Boston, Massachusetts, he moved to New York City, New York as an infant after his parents separated. His mother, Evelyn Delmar, was a vaudevillian who toured the country...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Long Ridge Union Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Radner, Gilda b. June 28, 1946 d. May 20, 1989 Actress, Comedienne. She gained wide fame in the mid-1970s as an original cast member of television's hit comedy series, "Saturday Night Live" (SNL). Born Gilda Susan Radner in Detroit, Michigan, to Henrietta Dworkin Radner, a legal secretary, and Herman Radner, a businessman who operated Detroit's Seville Hotel, where many nightclub performers and actors stayed when performing in the city. Radner attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, dropping out in her senior year to follow her...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Ovarian cancer Long Ridge Union Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Plot: Just to the right of the center of the cemetery, near a small ornamental tree and in front of a small shrub surrounded by a small circle of stones.
Smith, Walter 'Red' b. September 25, 1905 d. January 15, 1982 Journalist. Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and graduated from Notre Dame in 1927. He went to work for the Milwaukee "Sentinel" as a general assignment reporter. The next year he went to work for the St. Louis "Star", with his first sports assignment being a night football game. Later he worked for the Philadelphia "Record", where he formed a close friendship with Grantland Rice. In 1945 he moved to the New York "Herald-...[Read More] Long Ridge Union Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Tunney, Gene b. May 25, 1897 d. November 7, 1978 Professional Boxer. The Heavyweight Champion of the World from 1926 to 1928, he was born in Greenwich Village. He learned to fight on the streets and also joined the Greenwich Village Athletic Club. He turned pro in 1915 but when World War I broke out he enlisted in the Marines. He continued to box in the Marines eventually earning the Light Heavyweight Championship of the American Expeditionary Forces. Upon returning from France he campaigned as a Light Heavyweight, taking on Soldier Jones...[Read More] Long Ridge Union Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA