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List of famous people buried in Valhalla, 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 Valhalla. If you're ever visiting Valhalla 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 Anne Bancroft and Oliver Hardy.

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

From celebrity tombs at Valhalla to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Valhalla. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Valhalla, like what year and where the person was born.
Anne Bancroft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Valhalla
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Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, known professionally as Anne Bancroft, was an American actress associated with the Method acting school, which she had studied under Lee Strasberg. Respected for her acting prowess and versatility, Bancroft was acknowledged for her work in film, theatre and television. ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1931-2005)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Graduate, The Elephant Man, Antz, The Miracle Worker

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#37 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#11 on The Greatest Actress Performances of All Time

#10 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#9 on The Best Actresses to Ever Win Oscars for Best Actress

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Ayn Rand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Valhalla
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Ayn Rand was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism. Born and educated in Russia, Rand moved to the United States in ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1905-1982)

Birthplace: Northwestern Federal District, Eurasia, Russia, Saint Petersburg

Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Philosopher, Playwright

Credits: The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged: Part I, Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike, Love Letters

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#42 on The Greatest Female Novelists Ever

#18 on The Best Jewish Authors

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David Sarnoff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Valhalla
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David Sarnoff was an American businessman and pioneer of American radio and television. Throughout most of his career he led the Radio Corporation of America in various capacities from shortly after its founding in 1919 until his retirement in 1970. He ruled over an ever-growing telecommunications ...more

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Age: Died at 80 (1891-1971)

Birthplace: Uzlyany, Belarus

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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Gordon Scott was an American film and television actor known for his portrayal of the fictional character Tarzan in five films of the Tarzan film series from 1955 to 1960. Gordon Scott was the eleventh Tarzan, starting with Tarzan’s Hidden Jungle. He was "discovered" poolside, and offered "a 7 year ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1926-2007)

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: Duel of the Titans, Hero of Rome, Coriolanus: Hero without a Country, Hercules and the Princess of Troy Tarzan's Hidden Jungle, + more

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Henry Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Valhalla
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Henry Stephenson was a British stage and film actor. He portrayed friendly and wise gentlemen in many films of the 1930s and 1940s. Among his roles were Sir Joseph Banks in Mutiny on the Bounty and Mr. Brownlow in Oliver Twist. ...more

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Age: Died at 85 (1871-1956)

Birthplace: Grenada

Profession: Actor

Credits: Mutiny on the Bounty, Captain Blood, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex Little Women, + more

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Luigi Palma di Cesnola is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Valhalla
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Luigi Palma di Cesnola, an Italian-American soldier, diplomat and amateur archaeologist, was born in Rivarolo Canavese, near Turin. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War. He was United States consul at Larnaca in Cyprus and first Director of the Metropolitan ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1832-1904)

Birthplace: Rivarolo Canavese, Italy

Profession: Archaeologist

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James E. West is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Valhalla
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James Edward West was a lawyer and an advocate of children's rights, who became the first professional Executive Secretary, soon renamed Chief Scout Executive, of the Boy Scouts of America, serving from 1911 to 1943. Upon his retirement from the BSA, West was given the title of Chief Scout. ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1876-1948)

Birthplace: Washington^! D.C., United States of America

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Ethel D. Jacobs


Ethel D. Jacobs was a prominent American Thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder who was a three-time leading owner in North America. Married to U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer Hirsch Jacobs, Ethel Jacobs used salmon pink and green racing silks. She and her husband owned Stymie Manor, a horse breeding ...more

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Age: Died at 91 (1910-2001)

Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States of America

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