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L.A. Morgue Files · 1w ago

Singer & "The Godfather" Actor Al Martino 2009 Holy Cross Cemetery

Al Martino (born Jasper Cini; October 7, 1927 – October 13, 2009) was an American singer a...
L.A. Morgue Files · 1W ago

"The Great Caruso" Singer & Actor Mario Lanza 1959 Holy Cross Cemetery

Mario Lanza (born Alfred Arnold Cocozza; January 31, 1921 – October 7, 1959) was an American tenor of Italian ancestry, actor and Hollywood film star of the late 1940s and the 1950s. Lanza began studying to be a professional singer at the age of 16. ...
L.A. Morgue Files · 2W ago

Composer & Bandleader Nelson Riddle 1985 Beth Olam at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Nelson Smock Riddle, Jr. (June 1, 1921 – October 6, 1985) was an American arranger, composer, bandleader and orchestrator whose career stretched from the late 1940s to the mid-1980s. His wor...
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"The Big Parade" Renee Adoree 1933 Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Renée Adorée (September 30, 1898 – October 5, 1933) was a French actress who appeared in Hollywood silent movies during the 1920s. Early lifeBorn Jeanne de la Fonte[1] in Lille, she was the daughter of circus artists and by age five was performing w...
L.A. Morgue Files · 2W ago

"Stagecoach" Actor George Bancroft 1956 Woodlawn Cemetery

George Bancroft (September 30, 1882 – October 2, 1956) was an American Hollywood film actor of the 1920s and 1930s. Biography Bancroft was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1882. During his early days as a sailor, he staged plays onboard ship. ...
L.A. Morgue Files · 2W ago

"Detour" Director Edgar Georg Ulmer 1972 Beth Olam at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Edgar Georg Ulmer (September 17, 1904 – September 30, 1972) was a Jewish-Moravian,[1] Austrian-American film director who mainly worked on Hollywood B movies and other low-budget productions. His stylish and eccentric works came to be appreciated by ...
L.A. Morgue Files · 3W ago

Baseball Player & Manager Casey Stengel 1975 Forest Lawn Glendale Cemetery

Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (/ˈstɛŋɡəl/; July 30, 1890 – September 29, 1975), was an American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager best known as the manager of both the championship New York Yankees of the 1950s, and later of the haples...
L.A. Morgue Files · 3W ago

Marilyn Monroe's Guardian Grace Goddard 1953 Westwood Village Cemetery

When Marilyn Monroe aka Norma Jeane was declared a ward of the state, her unfit mother Gladys's best friend, Grace Goddard (nee McKee) (Jan. 1, 1895 - Sep. 28, 1953), became her guardian. It was Grace who told Monroe that someday she would become a m...
L.A. Morgue Files · 3W ago

Daughter of "The Mad Monk" Maria Rasputin 1977 Rosedale Cemetery

Maria Rasputin (baptized as Matryona Grigorievna Rasputina) (March 26, 1898 – September 27...
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"Citizen Kane" Cinematographer Gregg Toland 1948 Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Gregg Toland, A.S.C. (May 29, 1904 – September 28, 1948) was an American cinematographer noted for his innovative use of lighting and techniques such as deep focus, examples of which can be found in his work on Orson Welles' Citizen Kane, William Wyl...