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Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

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List of famous people buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park 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 Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery. Here are also celebs who were buried in Woodlawn Cemetery and notable people buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. If you're ever visiting Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List includes Marilyn Monroe, Frank Zappa, Truman Capote, and more famous burials. Located in Los Angeles, California, the Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery became a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument on May 16, 2003. 

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery?"

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

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Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 62 (1947-2009)

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Farrah Leni Fawcett (February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009) was an American actress of stage and screen, model, and artist. A four-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, ...more

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 36 (1926-1962)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comic "blonde bombshell" characters, she ...more

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Hugh Hefner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 91 (1926-2017)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017) was an American magazine publisher, the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine, a publication with revealing photographs and ...more

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Natalie Wood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 43 (1938-1981)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Natalie Wood (born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko; July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was an American actress who began her career in film as a child and became a Hollywood star as a young adult. ...more

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Bettie Page is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Bettie Page Dec. at 85 (1923-2008)

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Betty Mae Page (April 22, 1923 – December 11, 2008), known professionally as Bettie Page, was an American model who gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. Often ...more

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Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004)

Birthplace: USA, New York, Deer Park

Jack Roy (born Jacob Rodney Cohen, November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004), popularly known by the stage name Rodney Dangerfield, was an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, producer, ...more

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Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 76 (1925-2001)

Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America

John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an American actor who was nominated for an Academy Award eight times, winning twice. He starred in over 60 films, such as Mister ...more

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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 53 (1940-1993)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form ...more

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James Coburn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 74 (1928-2002)

Birthplace: Laurel, Nebraska, United States of America

James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American actor. He featured in more than 70 films, largely action roles, and made 100 television appearances during a ...more

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Eva Gabor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Age: Died at 76 (1919-1995)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Eva Gabor ( AY-və gə-BOR, -⁠ GAH-bor; February 11, 1919 – July 4, 1995) was a Hungarian-American actress, singer, and socialite. She was widely known for her role on the 1965–71 television ...more

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Truman Capote is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 60 (1924-1984)

Birthplace: Area code 504, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Louisiana, + more

Truman Garcia Capote (; born Truman Streckfus Persons, September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, playwright, and actor. Several of his ...more

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Billy Wilder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 96 (1906-2002)

Birthplace: Sucha Beskidzka, Poland

Billy Wilder (; German: [ˈvɪldɐ]; born Samuel Wilder, June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist whose career spanned ...more

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Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 78 (1917-1995)

Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, United States of America

Dino Paul Crocetti (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995), known famously as Dean Martin, was an American singer, actor and comedian. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of ...more

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Carroll O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 77 (1924-2001)

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an American actor, producer, and director whose television career spanned four decades. A lifelong member of the Actors Studio, in 1970 ...more

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Merv Griffin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 82 (1925-2007)

Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States of America

Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American television host and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in film and ...more

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Donna Reed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 65 (1921-1986)

Birthplace: Denison, Iowa, United States of America

Donna Reed (born Donna Belle Mullenger; January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film, television actress and producer. Her career spanned more than 40 years, with performances in ...more

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Heather O'Rourke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 13 (1975-1988)

Birthplace: Santee, California, USA

Heather Michele O'Rourke (December 27, 1975 – February 1, 1988) was an American child actress. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios. Spielberg cast ...more

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George C. Scott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 72 (1927-1999)

Birthplace: Wise, Virginia, United States of America

George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was an American stage and film actor, director and producer. He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayal of ...more

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Don Knotts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 82 (1924-2006)

Birthplace: Morgantown, USA, West Virginia

Jesse Donald Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor and comedian, best known for his role as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a 1960s sitcom for ...more

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Richard Dawson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Richard Dawson Dec. at 80 (1932-2012)

Birthplace: Gosport, England

Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; November 20, 1932 – June 2, 2012) was a British-American actor, comedian, game show host and panelist in the United States. Dawson was well known for ...more

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Robert Stack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Robert Stack Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Robert Stack (born Charles Langford Modini Stack, January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was an American actor, sportsman, and television host. Known for his deep, commanding voice and presence, he ...more

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Burt Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 81 (1913-1994)

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

Burton Stephen Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American actor and producer. Initially known for playing "tough guys", he went on to achieve success with more ...more

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Brian Keith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Brian Keith Dec. at 76 (1921-1997)

Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, USA

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John Cassavetes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 60 (1929-1989)

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

John Nicholas Cassavetes (; December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was an American actor, film director, and screenwriter. Cassavetes was a pioneer of American independent film, writing and ...more

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Eddie Albert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Age: Died at 99 (1906-2005)

Birthplace: USA, Rock Island, Illinois

Edward Albert Heimberger (April 22, 1906 – May 26, 2005), known professionally as Eddie Albert, was an American actor and activist. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting ...more