Emile Meyer

Birth Name:
Emile Meyer
Birth Date:
August 18, 1910
Birth Place:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Death Date:
March 19, 1987
Place of Death:
North Shore Regional Medical Center, Slidell, Louisiana
Cause of Death:
Alzheimer's disease
Cemetery Name:
Greenwood Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Emile Meyer was a character actor who had a successful Hollywood career playing menacing, intense characters in classic western and dramatic movies. Meyer started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Richard Widmark drama "Panic in the Streets" (1950), the Spencer Tracy drama "The People Against O'Hara" (1951) and the western "Shane" (1953) with Alan Ladd. He also appeared in "Drums Across the River" (1954) with Audie Murphy, "Riot in Cell Block 11" (1954) and the Edmond O'Brien crime drama "Shield For Murder" (1954). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the western "White Feather" (1955) with Robert Wagner, "The Tall Men" (1955) and "The Maverick Queen" (1956) with Barbara Stanwyck. He also appeared in the western "Gun the Man Down" (1956) with James Arness. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the western "Young Jesse James" (1960) with Ray Stricklyn, the comedy "Move Over, Darling" (1963) with Doris Day and the Nick Adams biopic "Young Dillinger" (1965). He also appeared in "The Long Ride Home" (1967) with Glenn Ford and "Hostile Guns" (1967). One of Meyer's final roles was a part in "Macon County Line" (1974) with Alan Vint.

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During his career Emile Meyer was featured in 54 files.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Greenwood Cemetery

5190 Canal Blvd

New Orleans, Louisiana, 70124


North America


Cemetery map of Greenwood Cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana

Grave Location:

26 Lemon Avenue

Grave Location Description

As you enter the cemetery take the 7th left onto Lemon Avenue and look to the middle between Hawthorne Walk and Cedar Walk for the Meyer name on the second step up on the right to actor Emile Meyer’s final resting place.

Grave Location GPS

29.983293580125018, -90.1110233256154



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