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

List features Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe and more people.

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

From celebrity tombs at California to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is California. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in California, like what year and where the person was born.
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in California
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Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Credits: This Is It, Michael Jackson: Thriller, The Wiz, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory

Also Ranked

#5 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#2 on The Best Singers of All Time

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

#26 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

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Elizabeth Taylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in California
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Age: Died at 79 (1932-2011)

Birthplace: Hampstead Garden Suburb, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Producer, Actor

Credits: Giant, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Place in the Sun

Also Ranked

#10 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#56 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#28 on The Best Living English Actresses

#13 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Photo: Christina Saint Marche/Flickr

Age: Died at 62 (1947-2009)

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Artist

Credits: Logan's Run, The Cannonball Run, Saturn 3, The Burning Bed

Also Ranked

#99 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#58 on The Most Influential People in Fashion

#93 on The Best TV Actors of All Time

#27 on The Most Iconic Celebrity First Names

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Photo: Antonio MarĂ­n Segovia/flickr/CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0

Age: Died at 36 (1926-1962)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer, Showgirl

Credits: Some Like It Hot, The Seven Year Itch, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire

Also Ranked

#60 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#72 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#65 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#30 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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