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

This list contains people like Frank Morgan and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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

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

Jean-Michel Basquiat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Brooklyn
Photo:  William Coupon/Wiki Commons/Fair Use

Age: Died at 28 (1960-1988)

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

Profession: Street artist, Painter, Poet, Musician, Music Producer, + more

Credits: Downtown 81

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Frank Morgan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Brooklyn
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Age: Died at 59 (1890-1949)

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

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Wizard of Oz, The Shop Around the Corner, The Great Ziegfeld, The Stratton Story, Courage of Lassie, + more

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Winsor McCay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Brooklyn
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Age: Died at 65 (1869-1934)

Birthplace: Ottawa County, Spring Lake, Michigan, Contiguous United States, United States of America, + more

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cartoonist, Animator, Film Director

Credits: Gertie the Dinosaur, Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, Dream of a Rarebit Fiend, Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics, + more

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Henry B Bolster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Brooklyn
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Age: Died at 67 (1792-1859)

Birthplace: Stoddard, New Hampshire, United States of America

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