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List of famous people buried in Woodlawn 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 Woodlawn Cemetery. Here are also celebs who were buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park and notable people buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Woodlawn Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

While there are many Woodlawn Cemeteries, the most famous ones are located in Santa Monica, Detroit, Las Vegas, Bronx, Nashville, Syracuse, New York, and Washington, D.C. 

Examples of people on this list include Mark Twain and Miles Davis. 

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

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

Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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Age: Died at 92 (1913-2005)

Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, United States of America

Profession: Activist

Credits: Touched by an Angel

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#58 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#84 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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Age: Died at 75 (1899-1974)

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

Profession: Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician, Bandleader Lyricist, + more

Credits: Anatomy of a Murder, Ă…dalen 31, Check and Double Check, Paris Blues NET Playhouse, + more

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#27 on The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time

#17 on The Best Piano Composers Ever, Ranked

#1 on The Best Jazz Composers of All Time

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Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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Age: Died at 101 (1888-1989)

Birthplace: Mogilev Region, Belarus

Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Actor Composer

Credits: Top Hat, White Christmas, Holiday Inn, The Great Ziegfeld The Champ, + more

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#86 on The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time

#6 on List of Famous Jewish Singers and Songwriters

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Celeste Holm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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Age: Died at 95 (1917-2012)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: All About Eve, Three Men and a Baby, Gentleman's Agreement, High Society Backstairs at the White House, + more

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Lionel Hampton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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Age: Died at 94 (1908-2002)

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Profession: Musician, Bandleader, Actor, Composer Singer, + more

Credits: Pennies from Heaven, A Song Is Born, The Timex All-star Swing Festival, Mister Rock and Roll Lionel Hampton & the Golden Men of Jazz, + more

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#41 on The Best Jazz Composers of All Time

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Miles Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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Age: Died at 65 (1926-1991)

Birthplace: USA, Alton, Illinois

Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader Actor, + more

Credits: Zodiac, Collateral, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Pleasantville

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#34 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#82 on Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

#88 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

#2 on The Greatest Trumpeters of All Time

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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Age: Died at 87 (1815-1902)

Birthplace: Johnstown, New York, United States of America

Profession: Writer

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#78 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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George M. Cohan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery
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Age: Died at 64 (1878-1942)

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Profession: Theatrical producer, Lyricist, Actor, Composer Singer, + more

Credits: Yankee Doodle Dandy, The Broadway Melody, Sons of the Desert, Little Nellie Kelly The Miracle Man, + more

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