Charles Atlas

Birth Name:
Angelo Siciliano
Birth Date:
October 30, 1892
Birth Place:
Acri, Cosenza, Italy
Death Date:
December 24, 1972
Place of Death:
Long Beach, New York
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Cemetery Name:
St. John Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
The Odd and the Interesting
Charles Atlas was an Italian-born American bodybuilder best remembered as the developer of a bodybuilding method and its associated exercise program which spawned a landmark advertising campaign featuring his name and likeness; it has been described as one of the longest-lasting and most memorable ad campaigns of all time.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

St. John Cemetery

80-01 Metropolitan Avenue

Middle Village, New York, 11379


North America


Grave Location:

St. John Cloister, Unit 5, Floor 3, Section 1

Grave Location Description

Charles Atlas is located in the St. John’s Cloister which is in the middle of the cemetery. After entering through the west main entrance, take the first left to head northeast. Then turn right at the intersection, and continue along this road. Head straight at the next intersection to head northeast. You will see the buildings as you approach. Charles Atlas has a marble nameplate on a marble wall.



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