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Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery

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List of famous people buried in Ferncliff Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Ferncliff Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Ferncliff Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

People on this list include Aaliyah and Judy Garland.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Ferncliff Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Ferncliff Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Ferncliff Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Ferncliff Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Ferncliff Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.


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    Judy Garland was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. She was renowned for her vocals and attained international stardom which continued throughout a career that spanned more than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist and on the concert stage. Respected ...more

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    • Age: Died at 47 (1922-1969)
    • Birthplace: Grand Rapids, USA, Minnesota
    • Profession: Actor, Vaudeville Performer, Singer
    • Credits: The Wizard of Oz, P.S. I Love You, Judgment at Nuremberg, Meet Me in St. Louis, The Family Stone, + more
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    Aaliyah
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    Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight. At age 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive Records ...more

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    • Age: Died at 22 (1979-2001)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Model, Actor, Singer, Dancer
    • Credits: Romeo Must Die, Queen of the Damned
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    Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little and also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, was an American Muslim minister and a human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; ...more

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    • Age: Died at 40 (1925-1965)
    • Birthplace: North Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    • Profession: Writer, Human rights activist
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    Joan Crawford was an American film and television actress who started as a dancer and stage chorine. Beginning her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting as a chorine on Broadway, Crawford signed a motion picture contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1925. In the 1930s, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1904-1977)
    • Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Pin-up girl, Actor, Singer, Dancer
    • Credits: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Grand Hotel, Mildred Pierce, Johnny Guitar, Hush… Hush, + more
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    Basil Rathbone
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    Philip St. John Basil Rathbone, MC was a South African-born English actor. He rose to prominence in the UK as a Shakespearean stage actor and went on to appear in over 70 films, primarily costume dramas, swashbucklers and, occasionally, horror films. He frequently portrayed suave villains or morally ...more

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    • Age: Died at 75 (1892-1967)
    • Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Profession: Soldier, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Great Mouse Detective, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, Captain Blood, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, + more
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    Ed Sullivan
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    Edward Vincent "Ed" Sullivan was a television personality, sports and entertainment reporter, and longtime syndicated columnist for the New York Daily News. He is principally remembered as the creator and host of the television variety program The Toast of the Town, later popularly—and, eventually, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1901-1974)
    • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Bye Bye Birdie, The Ed Sullivan Show, Mr. Broadway
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    Preston Sturges was an American playwright, screenwriter, and film director. In 1941, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the film The Great McGinty, his first of three nominations in the category. Sturges took the screwball comedy format of the 1930s to another level, writing ...more

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    • Age: Died at 61 (1898-1959)
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director, Playwright
    • Credits: The Invisible Man, The Lady Eve, Sullivan's Travels, The Palm Beach Story, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek, + more
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    Cab Calloway
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    Cabell "Cab" Calloway III was a jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer. Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular big bands from the start of the 1930s ...more

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    • Age: Died at 87 (1907-1994)
    • Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
    • Profession: Musician, Bandleader, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: The Blues Brothers, The Cincinnati Kid, Stormy Weather, Snow White, St. Louis Blues, + more
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    Thelonious Monk
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    Thelonious Sphere Monk was an American jazz pianist and composer. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "'Round Midnight," "Blue Monk," "Ruby, My Dear," "In Walked Bud," and "Well, You Needn't". Monk is the second-most recorded ...more

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    • Age: Died at 65 (1917-1982)
    • Birthplace: Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Pianist, Musician, Composer
    • Credits: Les liaisons dangereuses, Jazz Icons: Thelonious Monk: Live in '66, Mounting Tension, Default Averted, East Side Summer
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    Betty Furness
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    Elizabeth Mary Furness was an American actress, consumer advocate and current affairs commentator.more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1916-1994)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Commentator, Politician, Advocate, Model, Actor
    • Credits: A Face in the Crowd, Swing Time, Studio One, Magnificent Obsession, A Wicked Woman, + more
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    Betty Shabazz
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    Betty Shabazz, born Betty Dean Sanders and also known as Betty X, was an American educator and civil rights advocate. She was the wife of Malcolm X. Shabazz grew up in Detroit, Michigan, where her foster parents largely sheltered her from racism. She attended the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, where she ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1934-1997)
    • Birthplace: Pinehurst, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Nurse, Teacher
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    Jeffrey Miller
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    Jeffrey Glenn Miller was an American student at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, when he was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen in the Kent State shootings.more

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    • Age: Died at 20 (1950-1970)
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    Northern Calloway
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    Northern James Calloway was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, best known for playing David on Sesame Street from 1971 through 1989. On Sesame Street, his character David was studying to be a lawyer, but when Mr. Hooper died, David took over Hooper's Store. He was a favorite among the many ...more

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    • Age: Died at 42 (1948-1990)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Together for Days, Don't Eat the Pictures
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    Maud Ballington Booth

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    Maud Ballington Booth
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    Maud Elizabeth Charlesworth later changed her name to Maud Ballington Booth, was an Salvation Army leader and co-founder of the Volunteers of America. She was born in Limpsfield, near Oxted, Surrey, England, the daughter of the local Anglican rector. One of three girls, she was a sister to bestselling ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1865-1948)
    • Birthplace: Limpsfield, United Kingdom
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    Tom Carvel

    Tom Carvel, born Thomas A. Carvelas, was a Greek-born American businessman and entrepreneur known for the invention and promotion of soft ice cream in the northeastern United States. He was the founder of the Carvel brand and franchise.more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1906-1990)
    • Birthplace: Athens, Greece
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
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    Sherman Billingsley

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    Sherman Billingsley was an American nightclub owner and former bootlegger who was the founder and owner of New York's Stork Club.more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1900-1966)
    • Birthplace: Enid, Oklahoma, United States of America
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