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Famous People Buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery

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List of famous people buried in Forest Lawn 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 Forest Lawn Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Forest Lawn Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Frank Sinatra and Millard Fillmore, in it.

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

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

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    Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, director, and producer. Beginning his musical career in the swing era as a boy singer with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, Sinatra found success as a solo artist from the early to mid-1940s after being signed by Columbia Records in 1943. Being ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1915-1998)
    • Birthplace: Hoboken, USA, New Jersey
    • Profession: Conductor, Film Producer, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: The Manchurian Candidate, From Here to Eternity, On the Town, Von Ryan's Express, Around the World in 80 Days, + more
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    Jane Wyman
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    Jane Wyman was an American singer, dancer, and film/television actress. She began her film career in 1932 and her work in television lasted into 1993. She was considered a prolific performer for two decades. She received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Johnny Belinda, and later ...more

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    • Age: Died at 90 (1917-2007)
    • Birthplace: USA, Saint Joseph, Missouri
    • Profession: Telephone operator, Actor, Singer, Dancer
    • Credits: The Lost Weekend, My Man Godfrey, Pollyanna, Falcon Crest, The Yearling, + more
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    John Edmund Andrew Phillips was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and promoter, most notably of the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, a landmark event for the beginning of counterculture era, the Summer of Love. Known as Papa John, Phillips was a member and leader of the vocal group The Mamas & the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1935-2001)
    • Birthplace: Parris Island, South Carolina, USA
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Promoter, + more
    • Credits: The Man Who Fell to Earth, Myra Breckinridge, The Myth of Fingerprints, What I Have Written, Greenkeeping, + more
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    Dinah Shore
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    Dinah Shore was an American singer, actress, television personality, and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1940s. She reached the height of her popularity as a recording artist during the Big Band era of the 1940s and 1950s, but achieved even greater success a decade later, in television, mainly ...more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1916-1994)
    • Birthplace: Winchester, Tennessee, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Singer, Presenter, TV Personality
    • Credits: Make Mine Music, Fun and Fancy Free, Oh, God!, Thank Your Lucky Stars, + more
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    Alice Faye
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    Alice Faye was an American actress and singer, called by The New York Times "one of the few movie stars to walk away from stardom at the peak of her career". She is often associated with the Academy Award–winning standard "You'll Never Know", which she introduced in the 1943 musical film Hello, Frisco, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1915-1998)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, Tin Pan Alley, In Old Chicago, Alexander's Ragtime Band, + more
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    George Nader was an American film and television actor. He appeared in a variety of films from 1950 through 1974, including Phone Call from a Stranger, Congo Crossing, and The Female Animal. During this period, he also did episodic television and starred in several series, including the unique NBC ...more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1921-2002)
    • Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Robot Monster, The Man and the Challenge, Away All Boats, Joe Butterfly, Lady Godiva of Coventry, + more
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    George Montgomery
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    George Montgomery was an American painter, sculptor, furniture craftsman, and stuntman who is best known as an actor in western style film and television.more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1916-2000)
    • Birthplace: Brady, Montana, United States of America
    • Profession: Sculptor, Painter, Stunt Performer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Battle of the Bulge, Roxie Hart, Black Patch, Hallucination Generation, China Girl, + more
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    Charles Edward “Buddy” Rogers was an American actor and jazz musician.more

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    • Age: Died at 95 (1904-1999)
    • Birthplace: Olathe, Kansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Jazz Musician
    • Credits: Wings, Paramount on Parade, Follow Thru, My Best Girl, Abie's Irish Rose, + more
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    Guy Madison was an American film and television actor.more

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    • Age: Died at 74 (1922-1996)
    • Birthplace: USA, California, Pumpkin Center
    • Profession: Soldier, Film Producer, Actor
    • Credits: Since You Went Away, Old Shatterhand, The Charge at Feather River, The Beast of Hollow Mountain, The Last Frontier, + more
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    Harold Robbins was an American author of popular novels. One of the best-selling writers of all time, he penned over 25 best-sellers, selling over 750 million copies in 32 languages.more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1916-1997)
    • Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more
    • Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer
    • Credits: King Creole, Nevada Smith, The Lonely Lady, The Betsy, Stiletto, + more
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    Donald James Woods, CBE was a South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist. As editor of the Daily Dispatch, he was known for befriending fellow activist Steve Biko, who died in police custody after being detained by the South African government. Woods continued his campaign against apartheid in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 68 (1933-2001)
    • Birthplace: South Africa
    • Profession: Editor, Journalist, Author, Actor
    • Credits: Cry Freedom, The Story of Louis Pasteur, 13 Ghosts, Anthony Adverse, Sky Raiders, + more
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    Wonga Phillip "Phil" Harris was an American singer, songwriter, jazz musician, actor, and comedian. He was born to Harry and Dollie Harris. His mother was of Irish descent. Though successful as an orchestra leader, Harris is remembered today for his recordings as a vocalist, his voice work in animation.more

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    • Age: Died at 91 (1904-1995)
    • Birthplace: USA, Indiana, Stockton Township, Linton
    • Profession: Songwriter, Soldier, Comedian, Musician, Actor, + more
    • Credits: The Jungle Book, Robin Hood, The Aristocats, Deadliest Catch, The High and the Mighty, + more
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    Linda Christian was a Mexican film actress, who appeared in Mexican and Hollywood films. Her career reached its peak in the 1940s and 1950s. She played Mara in the last Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan film, Tarzan and the Mermaids. She is also noted for being the first Bond girl, appearing in a 1954 ...more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1923-2011)
    • Birthplace: Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The V.I.P.s, Casino Royale, The Moment of Truth, Rebel Flight to Cuba, The Happy Time, + more
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    Irvine "Irv" Robbins was a Canadian-born American businessman. He co-founded the Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlor chain in 1945 with his partner and brother-in-law Burt Baskin.more

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    • Age: Died at 91 (1917-2008)
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
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    František "Frank" Daniel was a film director, producer and screenwriter born in Kolín, Czechoslovakia. He is known for developing the sequence paradigm of screenwriting.more

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    • Age: Died at 70 (1926-1996)
    • Birthplace: Europe, Kolín, Czech Republic, Central Europe, Austria-Hungary, + more
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Writer, Film Director
    • Credits: Hledá se táta, In the Wee Wee Hours..., Strictly Secret Premieres
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    Herman Kountze was a powerful and influential pioneer banker in Omaha, Nebraska in the late 19th century. After organizing the Kountze Brothers Bank in 1857 as the second bank in Omaha, Herman and his brothers Augustus, Charles and Luther changed the charter in 1863, opening the First National Bank of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1833-1906)
    • Birthplace: Osnaburg Township, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Banker
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    L. Wolfe Gilbert

    Louis Wolfe Gilbert was a Russian-born American songwriter.more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1886-1970)
    • Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
    • Profession: Songwriter
    • Credits: Ramona, The Big Idea
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    Luce Luz Potter was an actress.more

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    • Age: Died at 91 (1914-2005)
    • Birthplace: Chihuahua, Mexico
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Greatest Show on Earth, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Houdini
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    Brett Ford

    Brett Ford
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    Brett Ford was a drummer and songwriter best known for his stint in Australian rock group Lubricated Goat. Throughout the 1980s, Ford played drums in a number of prominent Australian rock bands, including The Kryptonics and X. In 1987, Ford and his then wife, Melanie Greensmith established the rock ...more

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    • Age: Died at 48 (1959-2007)
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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