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Age 49
April 26, 1872 - February 1, 1922
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
William Desmond Taylor began his career in Hollywood as a stage actor, engineer, antiques dealer and occasional gold miner. He entered silent film industry as actor in 1912 where Taylor acted in 27 silent films between 1912 and 19...
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Age 30
September 23, 1968 - December 23, 1998
Rosedale Cemetery / Montclair / New Jersey / USA / North America
Michelle "Chu-Chu" Thomas was an American actress, singer and comedian known for her roles as Justine Phillips on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1988–90), as Myra Monkhouse on the ABC/CBS sitcom Family Matters (1993–98), and a...
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Age 70
November 19, 1920 - November 6, 1991
Glenwood Cemetery / Houston / Texas / USA / North America
Gene Tierney was a talented American actress during the golden years of Hollywood in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, and was renown for her striking beauty. She is best known for her role as the mysterious murder victim in Laura (194...
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Age 29
July 29, 1906 - December 16, 1935
Bellevue Cemetery / Lawrence / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Thelma Todd was one of early Hollywood's brightest stars — until she was found dead in 1935. Thelma Todd was a talented American actress and businesswoman who was often referred to by the nicknames "The Ice Cream Blonde" and "Ho...
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Age 44
May 29, 1904 - September 28, 1948
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Gregg Wesley Toland was an American cinematographer known for his innovative use of techniques such as deep focus, examples of which can be found in his work on Orson Welles' Citizen Kane (1941), William Wyler's The Best Years of ...
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Age 55
September 8, 1907 - November 12, 1962
Desert Memorial Park / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Sid Tomark was an American actor who appeared in over 50 mostly B-movies including A Wave, a WAC and a Marine, The Thrill of Brazil, Blind Spot, Blondie's Holiday, For the Love of Rusty, A Double Life, I Love Trouble, My Girl Tisa...
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Age 66
November 3, 1919 - March 24, 1986
Cimetière du Val-Saint-Germain / Le Val-Saint-Germain / Departement de l'Essonne, Île-de-France / France / Europe
Jean Tourane was a French filmmaker known for his footage of small animals. Among others he filmed a television series about a small duck named "Saturnin" during the 1960s. Tourane started his professional career as a painter and ...
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Age 41
January 21, 1962 - August 1, 2003
Cimetière du Père Lachaise / Paris / France / Europe
Marie Trintignant was a French film and stage actress born into a well known film industry parents as her father was an actor and her mother was a director, producer and screenwriter. She appeared in over 30 movies during the span...
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Age 74
February 8, 1921 - June 29, 1995
Cremated / North America
Lana Turner was an American a pin-up model and a film actress with a highly publicized personal life. In the mid-1940s, she was one of the highest-paid actresses in the United States, and one of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's (MGM) biggest...
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Age 24
October 9, 1932 - July 3, 1957
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
Judy Tyler was an American actress and began acting as a teenager on Howdy Doody. She later landed a starring role in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Pipe Dream. Life did a story on rising Broadway talent with Tyler on the mag...
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Age 31
May 6, 1895 - August 23, 1926
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Nicknamed The Latin Lover, Rudolf Valentino was an Italian actor based in the United States who starred in several well-known silent films including The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Sheik, Blood and Sand, The Eagle, and Th...
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Age 84
July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986
Saint Hyacinth Cemetery / Westbrook / Maine / USA / North America
Rudy Vallée was an American singer, musician, actor, and radio host who is considered by many to be the first modern American teen idol and pop star. After playing drums in his high school band, Vallée played clarinet and saxoph...
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Age 73
January 18, 1895 - September 24, 1968
Welwood Murray Cemetery / Palm Springs / California / USA / North America
Virginia Valli was an American stage and film actress whose motion picture career started in the silent film era and lasted until the beginning of the sound film era of the 1930s. Valli was an established star at the Universal stu...
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Age 68
July 14, 1919 - October 22, 1987
Cimetière du Val-Saint-Germain / Le Val-Saint-Germain / Departement de l'Essonne, Île-de-France / France / Europe
Lino Ventura was France's favorite Italian French actor. Lino was born in Italy but he spent much of his youth raised by his mother in Paris, France. After a first career as a professional wrestler was ended by injury, he was offe...
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Age 84
November 28, 1866 - June 27, 1951
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
David Warfield was an American stage actor and at the time was one of the world's richest entertainers. Warfield's was considered as a leading American actor in comedy largely due to his distinct style in which he portrayed a kind...
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Age 68
February 24, 1921 - May 1, 1989
Putnam Cemetery / Greenwich / Connecticut / USA / North America
Douglass Watson was an American actor who was best known for his portrayal of Mac Cory on the daytime soap opera Another World. A character actor since 1950, his most notable roles were in the movies Julius Caesar (1953), Sayonara...
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Age 72
May 26, 1907 - July 11, 1979
Pacific View Mortuary & Memorial Park / Corona Del Mar / California / USA / North America
John Wayne was a major American motion-picture actor who embodied the image of the strong, taciturn cowboy or soldier and who in many ways personified the idealized American values of his era. Sadly since is passing his long held ...
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Age 59
September 29, 1955 - December 7, 2014
Valhalla Memorial Park / North Hollywood / California / USA / North America
Ken Weatherwax was best known as Pugsley on The Addams Family television series. The young actor came from a theatrical family. His aunt was Ruby Keeler, memorable for her role in 42nd Street. In addition, Ken was the nephew of Ru...
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Age 76
November 19, 1889 - October 13, 1966
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Likely remember for his character Mr. Belvedere in a string of hit movies, Clifton Webb was a talented actor, dancer and singer who was nominated for an Oscar for his roles in Laura (1944), The Razor's Edge (1946), and Sitting Pre...
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Age 67
February 22, 1916 - February 7, 1984
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / United States / North America
Husband of actress Eve Arden, Brooks West was a talented actor, producer and artist in his own right. He is best remembered for his work in Anatomy of a Murder (1959), My Friend Irma (1952) and The Eve Arden Show (1957).