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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.
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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 51 (1958-2009)
Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 79 (1932-2011)
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor, DBE was a British-born American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of ...more
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Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 62 (1947-2009)
Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett was an American actress and artist. A four-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Fawcett rose to international fame when she posed for her ...more
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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 36 (1926-1962)
Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. After spending much of her childhood ...more
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Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 83 (1915-1998)
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, director, and producer. Beginning his musical career in the swing era as a boy singer with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, ...more
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Brittany Murphy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 32 (1977-2009)
Brittany Murphy-Monjack, known professionally as Brittany Murphy, was an American film and stage actress, singer, and voice artist. Murphy, a native of Atlanta, moved to Los Angeles as a ...more
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Harrison Ford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in California
age 76
Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of ...more
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Walt Disney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 65 (1901-1966)
Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American entrepreneur, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer. As a prominent figure within the American animation industry and ...more
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Sharon Tate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 26 (1943-1969)
Sharon Marie Tate was an American actress and model. During the 1960s she played small television roles before appearing in several movies. She also appeared regularly in fashion magazines as a ...more
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Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 93 (1911-2004)
Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Before his presidency he served as the 33rd Governor of California and was also an actor from 1937–1964. Born and raised in ...more
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Natalie Wood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 43 (1938-1981)
Natalie Wood was an American film and television actress best known for her screen roles in Miracle on 34th Street, Splendor in the Grass, Rebel Without a Cause, and West Side Story. After first ...more
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Bettie Page is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 85 (1923-2008)
Bettie Mae Page was an American model who gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pinups", her jet black hair, blue eyes, ...more
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Lucille Ball is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 78 (1911-1989)
Lucille Désirée Ball was an American actress, comedian, model, and film studio executive. She was the star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, ...more
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James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 89 (1908-1997)
James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive drawl voice and down-to-earth persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many ...more
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Clark Gable is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 59 (1901-1960)
Clark Gable was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King". Gable began his career as a stage actor and appeared as an ...more
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Gregory Peck is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 87 (1916-2003)
Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor. One of the world's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1970s. He had also been ...more
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Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004)
Rodney Dangerfield was an American comedian and actor, known for the catchphrase "I don't get no respect!" and his monologues on that theme. He is also remembered for his 1980s film ...more
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Bette Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 81 (1908-1989)
Ruth Elizabeth Davis, known as Bette Davis, was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actors in cinema history, she was noted for her willingness ...more
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John Candy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 44 (1950-1994)
John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of The Second City and its related Second City Television series and through his ...more
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Humphrey Bogart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 58 (1899-1957)
Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor whose performances in such iconic 1940s films noir as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, earned him the legacy of cultural ...more
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Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 76 (1925-2001)
John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III was an American actor and musician. Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as Some Like It Hot, ...more
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Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 81 (1913-1994)
Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. The only U.S. president to resign the office, Nixon had previously served as a U.S. representative ...more
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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 53 (1940-1993)
Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed ...more
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John Huston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 81 (1906-1987)
John Marcellus Huston was an American film director, screenwriter and actor. He wrote the screenplays for most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered classics: ...more
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James Coburn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in California
Dec. at 74 (1928-2002)
James Harrison Coburn III was an American actor. He was featured in more than 70 films and made 100 television appearances during his 45-year career, winning an Academy Award for his supporting ...more