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

Examples include Lou Gehrig and Danny Kaye.

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

From celebrity tombs at Kensico Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Kensico Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Kensico Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Anne Bancroft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensico Cemetery
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Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, known professionally as Anne Bancroft, was an American actress associated with the Method acting school, which she had studied under Lee Strasberg. Respected for her acting prowess and versatility, Bancroft was acknowledged for her work in film, theatre and television. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1931-2005)

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

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Graduate, The Elephant Man, Antz, The Miracle Worker

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Sergei Rachmaninoff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensico Cemetery
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Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninoff is widely considered as one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last great representatives of Romanticism in Russian classical music. Early influences of Tchaikovsky, ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1873-1943)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Veliky Novgorod, Novgorod Oblast, Russia

Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist, Composer

Credits: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Groundhog Day, Shine, Limitless

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#2 on The Greatest Pianists of All Time

#1 on The Greatest Pianists Ever

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#9 on Musicians Who Would Make the Best Artists

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Danny Kaye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensico Cemetery
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Danny Kaye was an American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian. His performances featured physical comedy, idiosyncratic pantomimes, and rapid-fire nonsense songs. Kaye starred in 17 movies, notably The Kid from Brooklyn, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Inspector General, Hans Christian ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1913-1987)

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

Profession: Comedian, Musician, Actor, Singer, Dancer

Credits: An Hour with Danny Kaye, EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration (1982), The Court jester, White Christmas

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Tommy Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Kensico Cemetery
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Thomas Francis "Tommy" Dorsey, Jr. was an American jazz trombonist, trumpeter, composer, and bandleader of the Big Band era. He was known as "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing", because of his smooth-toned trombone playing. Although he was not known for being a notable soloist, his technical skill ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1905-1956)

Birthplace: Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Bandleader, Trumpeter, Composer, Trombonist

Credits: The Fabulous Dorseys, A Song Is Born, Presenting Lily Mars, Upbeat in Music, Stage Show, + more

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#4 on The Greatest Trombonists of All Time

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