Schell, Maximilian b. December 8, 1930 d. February 1, 2014 Actor, Screenwriter, Film Producer and Director. He is best remembered for his role as 'Hans Rolfe' in the 1961 film "Judgment at Nuremburg," for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. His father was a Swiss poet, novelist, playwright and pharmacy owner and his mother was an actress who ran an acting school. In 1938 when he was 7 years old, his family fled Vienna, Austria after the Anschluss, when Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany, and they resettled in Zurich, Switzerland. He grew up...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Preitenegg Cemetery, Preitenegg, Wolfsberg Bezirk, Carinthia (Kärnten), Austria Plot: Buried near his sister Maria Schell.
Alldredge, Michael b. April 13, 1941 d. December 19, 1997 Actor. In a career spanning 3 decades, he appeared on such memorable television shows as 'All in the Family', 'Charlie's Angels', 'Police Story', 'The Jeffersons', 'Kojak', 'Barnaby Jones', 'The Bob Newhart Show', 'The Greatest American Hero', 'Hart to Hart', 'Quincy M.E.', 'Taxi', 'Columbo', 'E.R.', 'Family Ties, 'Three's Company', 'Lou Grant', 'The A-Team', 'Hill Street Blues', 'Knight Rider', 'Murder, She Wrote', 'Quantum Leap', 'The Dukes of Hazzard' and 'Rockford Files'. On film he...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Oak Park Cemetery, Claremont, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Garner, James b. April 7, 1928 d. July 19, 2014 American Actor. Garner, who had a long and storied career that spanned almost 60 years, first found success playing Bret Maverick in the ABC western 'Maverick' from 1957 to 1960. Born James Scott Bumgarner, he moved to Los Angeles as a teenager with his family, and joined the Merchant Marines, later joining the National Guard. He served for seven months, then joined the Army and went to Korea for 14 months during the war. He was wounded twice and awarded two purple hearts. Garner returned to...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Jackson, Michael b. August 29, 1958 d. June 25, 2009 Musician, Entertainer. He was called the "King of Pop," and is best remembered for his revolutionary videos such as "Thriller" (1982), and "Dangerous" (1991), as well as two Guinness World Records: Most successful entertainer of all time (with 13 Grammy Awards, 13 Number One single hits in a solo career, and sales of over 750 million in albums worldwide), and for having the greatest selling album of all time ("Thriller"). He is also remembered for his trademark single sequined white glove, and...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Acute Propofol intoxication compounded by the effects of benzodiazapines or a benzodiazapine. Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Great Mausoleum, Holly Terrace, Sanctuary of Ascension. This mausoleum is private and locked to the general public.
Harris, Capt. Phil b. December 19, 1956 d. February 9, 2010 Television Personality, Crab Fisherman. Born Phillip Charles Harris, he was the captain and co-owner of the Seattle, Washington based crab boat "Cornelia Marie." He was featured regularly on the reality TV series the "Deadliest Catch" beginning in 2006. He began working on fishing boats at the age of seven, and crab boats at the age of 18. By age 21 he was captain of his own boat, becoming one of the youngest captains to operate in the treacherous waters of the Bering Sea. He died from stroke...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Cremated, Half of ashes scattered at sea, the other half were buried with his mother Phyllis Harris
Owen, Reginald b. August 5, 1887 d. November 5, 1972 Actor in 11 television series/shows and 133 films from 1911 to 1971 including: "Of Human Bondage," "Anna Karenina," "A Tale of Two Cities," "The Great Ziegfeld," "A Yank in the R.A.F.," "Random Harvest," "The Canterville Ghost," "The Miniver Story," "Mary Poppins," and "Bedknobs and Broomsticks." (Bio by: Tony Scott) Cause of death: Heart attack Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Clooney, Rosemary b. May 23, 1928 d. June 29, 2002 Actress and Singer. She is probably best remembered for her 1951 novelty hit "Come On-a My House," which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-Me," "Mambo Italiano," "Tenderly," "Half as Much," "Hey There," and "This Ole House." Her deep, rich, and smooth voice earned her recognition as one of America's premier pop and jazz singers. She made her singing debut in Cincinnati, Ohio, on radio station WLW in 1941 at the age of 13. On WLW she worked with band leader Barney Rapp, who had...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Saint Patricks Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky, USA
Parker, Bonnie Elizabeth b. October 1, 1910 d. May 23, 1934 Legendary Outlaw. She was the middle child and oldest daughter of Henry and Emma Parker. After the death of her father in 1914, her mother moved the family to the West Dallas area called “Cement City.” In her youth, she was known for being kind, an Honor Student and a writer of poetry (and other creative writing endeavors). In 1926, She married high-school sweetheart Roy Thornton. Despite the rocky and sometimes abusive marriage and Roy’s imprisonment in 1929, she remained married to him until...[Read More] (Bio by: Jip) Cause of death: Shot to death with Clyde Barrow by officers in an ambush near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Crown Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA GPS coordinates: 32.8674164, -96.8639145 (hddd.dddd)
Sinatra, Frank (Francis Albert) b. December 12, 1915 d. May 14, 1998 Entertainer. Regarded by many as the greatest popular singer of the 20th Century, he was nicknamed "The Voice", "Ol Blue Eyes" and "Chairman of the Board". Born Francis Albert Sinatra in Hoboken, New Jersey, the son and only child of an Italian immigrant fireman, his mother Dolly was a midwife. Legend has it that one day he heard Bing Crosby singing and decided this would be the career path he was to embark upon. His initial break came in 1935, when he received first prize in a radio contest...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cause of death: Heart Attack Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, Riverside County, California, USA Plot: B-8, #151 GPS coordinates: 33.8166389, -116.4418564 (hddd.dddd)
Fisher, Mel b. August 21, 1922 d. December 19, 1998 Treasure Hunter. He is best remembered for finding the August 1622 wreck of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha off the coast of the Florida Keys that yielded an estimated $400 million to 500 million in gold and silver coins, ingots, and artifacts, along with jewels, especially emeralds. A chicken farmer from Indiana, he attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana and then moved to California and opened the first diving shop in the state. He then became intrigued with looking...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Cancer Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Ashes scattered off Key West, Florida
Bull, Richard b. June 26, 1924 d. February 3, 2014 Actor. Best remembered for his portrayal of 'Nels Oleson', the kind proprietor of Oleson's Mercantile, on the long running television series "Little House on the Prairie" (1974 to 1983) and his portrayal of 'Doc' in the television show "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" (1964 to 1968). In a career that spanned over 50 years, he had more than 100 credits to his name. Credits include roles in televisions shows such as "Harrigan and Son", "Mission Impossible", "Mannix", "Gomer Pyle: USMC", "The...[Read More] (Bio by: Whispers From The Grave) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Brough, Louise b. March 11, 1923 d. February 3, 2014 Hall-of-Fame Tennis Player. A dominant competitor of the 1940s and 1950s, she is remembered for winning 35 Grand Slam titles, six of them in singles events. Born Aletha Louise Brough, she was raised in Beverly Hills from age four, learned her power-serve-and-volley game on public courts, and was a frequent rival of later Wimbledon sensation Gussie Moran. Louise captured the Girls' National Junior tournament in 1940 and 1941 and was runner-up to Pauline Betz at the 1942 and 1943 US Opens, but...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Collins, Gary b. April 30, 1938 d. October 13, 2012 Actor. Raised by his mother, Collins divided his time as a child traveling between California and Nevada. Educated at Santa Monica College where he studied Accounting, Collins developed an interest in acting and experienced his initial exposure as a performer while he served with the United States Army, as he participated in both staged shows and on Armed Forces Radio. He broke into the industry as an understudy for Paul Roebling in the Broadway play "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here" (1963)...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Parkway Memorial Cemetery, Ridgeland, Madison County, Mississippi, USA
Dennis, Roy Lee 'Rocky' b. December 4, 1961 d. October 4, 1978 Medical Curiosity Victim. Born with the rare disease, craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, which causes the calcium to accumulate on the skull and makes the head grow to twice its normal size, Rocky showed a remarkable display of courage in the face of inevitable death. The movie "Mask" (1985) was made about him, with Eric Stoltz playing the role of the teenaged Rocky, and Cher playing the role of his mother, Rusty. Rocky was the son of Roy Dennis and Florence "Rusty" Tullis. Rocky was the second...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Craniodiaphyseal dysplasia Donated to medical science, Body donated to UCLA medical research.
Caesar, Sid b. September 8, 1922 d. February 12, 2014 Entertainer. He was best known for the highly-popular TV series "Your Show of Shows". Born Isaac Sidney Caesar into a Jewish family, his father was the proprietor of a luncheonette, Sid became a master of dialect as a child and was exceptional in mimicking many languages including Italian, Russian, Polish and Spanish. While in high school, he earned wages playing the saxophone in a small band at weddings. He focused fully on music and after graduation, he moved to New York City, where he...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Skelton (Skelton), Red (Richard) Barnard b. July 18, 1913 d. September 17, 1997 Actor, Comedian. As a vaudevillian, member of the MGM pantheon of film stars and then a television pioneer, he parlayed his comedic genius and gentle, if sometimes lonely, soul into a legendary career spanning seven decades, and had a talent for characterization, whether in film ("The Fuller Brush Man") or television ("San Fernando Red," "Freddie the Freeloader," "Clem Kadiddlehopper.") Born in 1913, two months after the death of his father, he was an icon on television for 20 years after...[Read More] (Bio by: Portia) Cause of death: Pneumonia Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Great Masoleum, Sanctuary of Benediction, private room, left side
King Sr., Rev. Martin Luther b. December 19, 1899 d. November 11, 1984 Civil Rights Activist. He was the prominent pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church for over 40 years, but was most notably known as the father of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. Known by family and friends as "Daddy King", he was an important civil rights leader in his own right. Few men could be as stubborn and domineering. He lacked intellectual depth and often noted he could be taken to court for his crimes against the English...[Read More] (Bio by: Curtis Jackson) South View Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA Plot: Next to First Road paralleling Jonesboro Road GPS coordinates: 33.4209709, -84.2242737 (hddd.dddd)
Thurston, Fred "Fuzzy" b. December 29, 1933 d. December 14, 2014 Professional Football Player. Nicknamed “Fuzzy” he was an offensive lineman and a key player for Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay Packers winning Championship teams. An All American at Valparaiso University, Indiana, he was drafted in the fifth round by Philadelphia Eagles in 1956. He drifted between the Eagles, Chicago Bears, then to the Baltimore Colts, where he helped the Colts to the 1958 Championship win. Going to the Green Bay Packers, he played (1959–67), and was on 6 NFL Championship wins...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!