Adams, Tom b. September 3, 1938 d. December 11, 2014 Actor. He will probably be best remembered by movie audiences for playing 'Dai Nimmo' in the star-studded action picture "The Great Escape" (1963). A period of performances on stage which included Shakespearean productions led to his debut on British television during the early 1960s. He would go on to have credits in such TV programs as "The Avengers", "Spy Trap", "Doctor Who" and "Lovejoy". Adams died from cancer. (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!
Walker, Paul b. September 12, 1973 d. November 30, 2013 American 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), '...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Cause of death: Car accident Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Liberty, Gardens of Heritage, Lot 393 GPS coordinates: 34.1441307, -118.3161392 (hddd.dddd)
, Saint. Boris d. 1010 Russian Orthodox Saint, Royalty. He was the son of Vladimir and the grandson of Saint Olga as well as the brother of Saint Gleb. This innocent prince was killed by his half brother who wanted the throne to himself. Boris and his brother Gleb would not commit violence to protect themselves so they gently submitted to their murder rather then spill blood. Boris is the patron of Moscow and Russia and his Feast Day is July 24th. During the invasion of the Golden Horde his remains were destroyed. (Bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) Body lost or destroyed, Body destroyed during the invasion of the Golden Horde
Wilson, Carl b. December 21, 1946 d. February 6, 1998 Rock Musician, Vocalist, and Producer. He is best remembered as a founding member, lead guitarist, and occasional lead vocalist of classic California-based rock group The Beach Boys. He was the youngest brother of fellow Beach Boys Dennis and Brian Wilson and cousin of Beach Boy's Mike Love. Born Carl Dean Wilson, as a young boy he practiced harmony vocals under the guidance of his older brother Brian, who often sang in the family music room with his mother and brothers. He learned to play the...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Lung / Brain Cancer Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section D, near Minnie Riperton GPS coordinates: 34.0584717, -118.4407578 (hddd.dddd)
Kyle, Chris (Christopher Scott) b. April 8, 1974 d. February 2, 2013 Military Figure, Author. He is best remembered for his autobiographical book "American Sniper," a New York Times bestseller that described his military career as a US Navy SEAL sniper. His father was a Sunday school teacher and church deacon who taught him how to hunt and shoot at a young age. After graduating from high school he became a professional bronco rodeo rider but quit after severely injuring his arm. After his arm healed he decided to join the military and signed with the US Navy to...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA Plot: Section:Statesmans' Meadow, Section 2 (G) Row:A Number:10
Taylor, Elizabeth b. February 27, 1932 d. March 23, 2011 Actress, Humanitarian. One of the most glamorous stars to emerge during Hollywood's fabled "Golden Age". She was a two-time recipient of the Academy Award for "Butterfield 8" (1960) and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966). Born to American parents in London, she studied ballet at the age of three and moved with her family to Los Angeles prior to the beginning of World War II. Already possessing radiant beauty by her pre-teen years, she caught the attention of a talent scout which led to...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Great Mausoleum, inside main entrance, next to Last Supper window display entrance.
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
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.
Ives (Ivanhoe), Burl Icle b. June 14, 1909 d. April 14, 1995 Actor, Folk Singer, Author. Over the course of a long and diverse show business career, this imposing 300 pound singer appeared in some 30 movies, a dozen Broadway productions and recorded over 100 albums while making countless radio and television appearances. He was born Burl Icle Ivanhoe in rural Jasper County, Illinois near the town of Hunt, one of seven children, his father a farmer. He was a singer from an early age learning his first tunes from his doting grandmother who had him...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Cause of death: Mouth cancer Mound Cemetery, Hunt City, Jasper County, Illinois, USA
Henley, Larry b. June 29, 1937 d. December 18, 2014 Songwriter. He was a talented lyricist-composer, best known for co-writing with Jeff Silbar the international Grammy song of the year winning hit, “Wind Beneath My Wings” (1988). Before turning to songwriting, he was the falsetto singer with the trio “The Newbeats”, which had the novelty Top-10 hit, “Bread and Butter” (1964). Through the mid to late 1960s, the group toured with many name artist of the era to include “Gerry & the Pacemakers”, “Kinks”, “Dave Clark Five”, “Supremes”, “Marvin Gaye”...[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!
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald b. May 29, 1917 d. November 22, 1963 US Congressman, US Senator, and US President. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the US House of Representatives from Massachusetts's 11th district from January 1947 until January 1953, the US Senate from January 1953 until December 1960, and as the 35th US President from January 1961 until November 22, 1963 when he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. At the age of 43, he was the youngest to have been elected to the office, the second-youngest president (after Theodore Roosevelt)...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Plot: Section 45 Grid U-35 GPS coordinates: 38.8815498, -77.0714569 (hddd.dddd)
Rooney, Mickey b. September 23, 1920 d. April 6, 2014 Actor. He achieved fame in the 'Andy Hardy' film series of the 1930s and 1940s, before moving on to a wide range of movie roles. Born Joe Yule, Jr., the son of vaudeville performers, he first appeared on stage at the age of fifteen months. He was brought up as a central part of his parent's act and in 1926, he initiated his Hollywood career in the short "Not to Be Trusted". This was followed with his own film series "Mickey McGuire" from 1927 until 1933. He graduated to teenage parts with two...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Cathedral Lake View, Elevation 15, Couch B-1501
Joyner, Florence Griffith 'Flo-Jo' b. December 21, 1959 d. September 21, 1998 American Olympic Track and Field Athlete. She is best remembered as winning three gold medals in the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics in the women's 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4x100 meters relay events. Considered by many to be the "fastest woman of all time," based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 meters and 200 meters still stand and have yet to be seriously challenged. She was born Florence Delorez Griffin and competed on the track team at Jordan High School in...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Heart seizure El Toro Memorial Park, Lake Forest, Orange County, California, USA Plot: Los Alisos, 34/4/4, right along the perimeter of the cemetery GPS coordinates: 33.6416206, -117.6820679 (hddd.dddd)
Rivers (Molinsky), Joan (Joan Alexandra) b. June 8, 1933 d. September 4, 2014 Comedienne, Author, Talk Show Host. Born Joan Alexandra Molinsky, she was raised in Brooklyn, and later moved to Larchmont, New York. In the early 1950s, she attended Connecticut College and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Barnard College in 1954 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and anthropology. Early in her career, she worked at various jobs such as a tour guide at Rockefeller Center, a writer and proofreader at an advertising agency and as a fashion consultant at a high-end...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes in the possesion of her daughter Melissa.
Wayne (Morrison), John (Marion) b. May 26, 1907 d. June 11, 1979 Actor. He is noted mostly for his military and cowboy roles, and an American Icon. Fiercely patriotic and a staunch American, he represented an American ideal of rugged individualism. Politically conservative and hawkish, he was directly the opposite of many Hollywood stars, and often ridiculed for his political opinions. Born Marion Morrison in Winterset, Iowa, his family moved to southern California, where his father owned a ranch, and he learned to ride a horse. When the ranch failed, his...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA Plot: Bayview Terrace, section 575
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