Gene Tierney

Birth Name:
Gene Eliza Tierney
Birth Date:
November 19, 1920
Birth Place:
New York, New York
Death Date:
November 6, 1991
Place of Death:
Houston, Texas
Cause of Death:
Cemetery Name:
Glenwood Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
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 (1944), and her Oscar-nominated performance in Leave Her to Heaven (1945).

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Glenwood Cemetery

2525 Washington Avenue

Houston, Texas, 7707


North America


Gene Tierney is buried at #12 on this map

Grave Location:

Section E-1, Lot 40.5, Lee Family Plot

Grave Location Description

The large, elongated Lee Family monument is visible from the road and just across the street from the cemetery offices. Her simple, flat marker is two rows from the Lee monument.

Grave Location GPS

29.7650277, -95.3856855



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