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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) 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) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
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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Hugh Hefner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Died at 91 (1926-2017) Hugh Marston Hefner is an American magazine publisher, businessman, and a well-known playboy. This Chicago, Illinois native is a former journalist for Esquire and WWII veteran but is best known ...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) 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) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
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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Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
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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Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
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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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
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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James Coburn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
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

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Eva Gabor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 76 (1919-1995) Eva Gabor was a Hungarian-born American socialite and actress. She was widely known for her role on the 1965 to 1971 television sitcom Green Acres as Lisa Douglas, the wife of Eddie Albert's ...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) Truman Streckfus Persons, known as Truman Capote, was an American author, screenwriter, playwright, actor, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized literary ...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) Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most ...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) Dean Martin was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed the "King 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) Carroll O'Connor was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. A life-member of The Actors Studio, O'Connor first attracted attention as Major ...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) Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr. was an American television host, musician, actor, and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in film ...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) Donna Reed was an American film and television actress and producer. Her career spanned over forty years, with appearances in over forty films. She is well known for her role as Mary Hatch ...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) Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. She was discovered at the age of five by director Steven Spielberg while eating lunch with her mother at the MGM commissary. Spielberg cast her as ...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) George Campbell Scott was an American stage and film actor, director, and producer. He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayal of General George S. Patton in the film Patton, ...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) Jesse Donald "Don" Knotts was an American comedic actor best known for a 1968 film The Shakiest Gun in the West as Jesse W. Haywood and for his portrayal of Barney Fife on the 1960s ...more

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Richard Dawson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 80 (1932-2012) Richard Dawson was an English-American actor and comedian, and a game show host and panelist in the United States. Dawson was well known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, ...more

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Robert Stack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 84 (1919-2003) Robert Stack was an American actor and television host. In addition to acting in more than 40 feature films, he starred in the 1959–63 ABC-TV hit television series The Untouchables, for which 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) Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile. After initially building his career on "tough ...more

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Brian Keith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 76 (1921-1997) Brian Keith was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his six decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the 1961 Disney family film The Parent Trap, the ...more

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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) John Nicholas Cassavetes was an American actor, film director and screenwriter. Cassavetes was a pioneer of American independent film, by writing and directing over a dozen movies, some of which ...more

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Eddie Albert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Died at 99 (1906-2005) Edward Albert Heimberger, known professionally as Eddie Albert, was an American actor and activist. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1954 for his performance ...more

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Peggy Lee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 82 (1920-2002) Peggy Lee was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny ...more

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Karl Malden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 97 (1912-2009) Karl Malden was an American actor. Malden was primarily a character actor who "for more than 60 years brought an intelligent intensity and a homespun authenticity to roles in theater, film ...more

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Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 52 (1936-1988) Roy Kelton Orbison, also known by his nickname The Big O, was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his trademark sunglasses, distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark ...more

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Christopher George is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 52 (1931-1983) Christopher John George was an American television and film actor who was perhaps best known for his starring role in the 1966–1968 TV series The Rat Patrol. He was nominated for a Golden Globe ...more

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Sidney Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 90 (1917-2007) Sidney Sheldon was an American writer. His TV works spanned a 20-year period during which he created The Patty Duke Show, I Dream of Jeannie and Hart to Hart, but he became most famous after he ...more

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Dominique Dunne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 23 (1959-1982) Dominique Ellen Dunne was an American actress. She appeared in several television films and series from 1979 to 1982, and was best known for portraying Dana Freeling in the 1982 horror film ...more

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Buddy Rich is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 70 (1917-1987) Bernard "Buddy" Rich was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Rich was billed as "the world's greatest drummer" and was known for his virtuoso technique, power, groove,

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Darryl F. Zanuck is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 77 (1902-1979) Darryl Francis Zanuck was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era. He played a major part in the Hollywood studio ...more

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Walter Matthau is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Died at 80 (1920-2000) Walter Matthau was an American actor best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon, as well as his role as Coach ...more

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Fanny Brice is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 60 (1891-1951) Fanny Brice was a popular and influential American illustrated song model, comedian, singer, theater and film actress, who made many stage, radio and film appearances and is known as the creator ...more

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Robert Newton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 51 (1905-1956) Robert Newton was an English stage and film actor. Along with Errol Flynn, Newton was one of the most popular actors among the male juvenile audience of the 1940s and early 1950s, especially ...more

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Mel Tormé is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Died at 74 (1925-1999) Melvin Howard Tormé, nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards. He was also a jazz composer and arranger, drummer, and actor in radio, ...more

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David Nelson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 75 (1936-2011) David Oswald Nelson was an American actor, director, producer. He was the elder son of bandleader/TV actor Ozzie Nelson and singer Harriet Hilliard and the older brother of singer Eric

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Kent Taylor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 80 (1907-1987) Kent Taylor was an American actor of film and television. Born Louis William Weiss in Nashua in northeastern Iowa, Taylor appeared in more than 110 films, the bulk of them B-movies in the 1930s ...more

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Eric Douglas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 46 (1958-2004) Eric Anthony Douglas was an American actor and stand-up comedian. Douglas was the youngest son of actor Kirk Douglas and his second wife Anne Buydens. One of his half-siblings was Academy ...more

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Hy Averback is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 77 (1920-1997) Hyman J. "Hy" Averback, was an American radio, television, and film actor who eventually became a producer and director.

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John Boles is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 74 (1895-1969) John Boles was an American actor.

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Edith Massey is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 66 (1918-1984) Edith "Edie" Massey was an American actress and singer. Massey was best known for her appearances in a series of movies by director John Waters. She was one of the Dreamlanders, ...more

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Francis Lenn Taylor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 71 (1897-1968) Francis Lenn Taylor was an American art dealer and father of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.

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Michel Colombier is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 65 (1939-2004) Michel Colombier was a French composer, songwriter, arranger, and conductor. He wrote the scores of several motion pictures and TV productions. He also wrote chamber music and ballets. With ...more

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Jonathan Harris is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 88 (1914-2002) Jonathan Harris was an American character actor. Two of his best-known roles were as the timid accountant Bradford Webster in the TV version of The Third Man and the prissy villain Dr. Zachary ...more

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Robert Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 83 (1890-1973) Robert Armstrong was an actor.

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Charles Aidman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 68 (1925-1993) Charles Aidman was an American stage, film, and television actor.

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Michael Fox is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 75 (1921-1996) Michael Fox was an American character actor who was in numerous movies and television roles. Some of his most famous recurring roles were as various autopsy physicians in Perry Mason, as Coroner ...more

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Brenda Joyce is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Dec. at 92 (1917-2009) Brenda Joyce was an American film actress. She was born Betty Graftina Leabo in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, although family and friends referred to her as Graftina.