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Famous People Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery

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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. 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.

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.
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    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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    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., USA
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician, Bandleader, Lyricist, + more
    • Credits: Anatomy of a Murder, Ådalen 31, Check and Double Check, Paris Blues, NET Playhouse, + more
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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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    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, USA, New York
    • 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: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
    • 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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    • Age: Died at 65 (1926-1991)
    • Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Zodiac, Collateral, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Pleasantville
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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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    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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