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List of famous people cremated, 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 who had cremations. If you're ever visiting cremation sites and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Bea Arthur to Sylvia Sidney.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people were cremated?" and "Which celebrities had cremations?"

From celebrity tombs to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people who were cremated. You can find useful information below for these notable people cremated, like what year and where the person was born.

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Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 87 (1922-2009) Beatrice "Bea" Arthur was an American actress, comedian, and singer whose career spanned seven decades. Arthur achieved fame as the character Maude Findlay on the 1970s sitcoms All in ...more

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Sylvia Sidney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 89 (1910-1999) Sylvia Sidney was an American actress of stage, screen and film, who rose to prominence in the 1930s appearing in numerous crime dramas.

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Victor French is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 55 (1934-1989) Victor Edwin French was an American actor and director. He is remembered for roles on the television programs Little House on the Prairie and Highway to Heaven.

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Frank Packer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 68 (1906-1974) Sir Douglas Frank Hewson Packer, KBE, was an Australian media proprietor who controlled Australian Consolidated Press and the Nine Network. He was the patriarch of the Packer family.

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Adriana Caselotti is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 81 (1916-1997) Adriana Caselotti was an American voice actress and singer. Caselotti was the voice of the title character of the Walt Disney animated classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, for which she was ...more

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Alfred Lawson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 85 (1869-1954) Alfred William Lawson was a professional baseball player, manager and league promoter from 1887 through 1916 and went on to play a pioneering role in the US aircraft industry, publishing two ...more

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Hermann van Pels is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 46 (1898-1944)

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Archie Van Winkle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 61 (1925-1986) Colonel Archie Van Winkle was a United States Marine who was awarded Medal of Honor for his actions as a Staff Sergeant during the Korean War. A combat veteran of World War II, he was called to ...more

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Oscar J. Zuniga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 85 (1922-2007) Oscar J. Zuñiga, Sr., was a registered professional engineer and land surveyor who played an important role in the construction of several residential neighborhoods in his native Laredo, ...more

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Ken Curtis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 75 (1916-1991) Ken Curtis was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggen on the long-running CBS western television series Gunsmoke. Although he appeared on Gunsmoke in other roles ...more

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Jeff Morrow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 86 (1907-1993) Jeff Morrow was an American actor educated at the Pratt Institute in his native New York City. He was a commercial artist prior to turning to acting.

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Brad Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 57 (1924-1981) Elmer Bradley "Brad" Johnson, was an American film and television actor, best remembered for his role as the deputy Lofty Craig on the 1950s Western series, Annie Oakley. After his ...more

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Virginia Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Were Cremated
Dec. at 93 (1919-2012) Virginia Dwyer Gorman was an actress known for her roles in several daytime soap operas. From 1954 to 1962, she had roles on at least five daytime programs, including The Road of Life, The ...more