Eden Memorial Park

by Syl | created - 28 Aug 2012 | updated - 18 Aug 2015 | Public

The men and women interred at Eden Memorial Park in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California.

1. Howard Caine

Actor | 1776

At the age of 13 Howard Caine (family name Cohen) moved with his family from his hometown of Nashville, TN, to New York City, where he began studying acting. Learning to erase his Southern accent, he went on to became a master of 32 foreign and American dialects. After service in the Navy during ...

2. Lenny Bruce

Writer | Dance Hall Racket

Lenny Bruce was born Leonard Alfred Schneider on October 13, 1925, in Mineola, Long Island, New York. His British-born father, Myron, was a shoe clerk, his mother, Sadie, was a dancer. Lenny's parents were divorced when he was a child. To support herself and her son, Sadie Schneider persued a ...

Plot: Mount Nebo,section 298-C GPS coordinates: 34.2815094, -118.4668427 (hddd.dddd)

3. John Brown

Actor | Robot Monster

John Brown was born on April 4, 1904 in Hull, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Robot Monster (1953), Strangers on a Train (1951) and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950). He died on May 16, 1957 in West Hollywood, California, USA.

Plot: Akiba section 17-55

4. Jon Cedar

Actor | The Manitou

Jon Cedar was born on January 22, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Seymour Cedar. He was an actor and writer, known for The Manitou (1977), The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) and Death Hunt (1981). He was married to Barbara Joan Shandell. He died on April 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

5. Harvey Cohen

Music_department | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

A two-time Emmy-winning composer and orchestrator, he began working in films in the late 80s.

6. Dan Curtis

Producer | Burnt Offerings

Dan Curtis was born on August 12, 1927 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA as Daniel Mayer Cherkoss. He was a producer and writer, known for Burnt Offerings (1976), Dark Shadows (1966) and War and Remembrance (1988). He was married to Norma Mae Klein. He died on March 27, 2006 in Brentwood, California,...

7. Don Diamond

Actor | F Troop

Brooklyn-born Don Diamond's most famous role is probably that of the scheming and ambitious, but inept and somewhat cowardly, underling Crazy Cat to Frank DeKova's Chief Wild Eagle in the cult western comedy series F Troop (1965). By the time he got that role he had been an actor for quite some ...

8. Phil Foster

Actor | Laverne & Shirley

Phil Foster was born on March 29, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA as Fivel Feldman. He was an actor and writer, known for Laverne & Shirley (1976), Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Brooklyn Goes South (1952). He died on July 8, 1985 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA.

9. Bruce Gary

Music_department | The Doors

Bruce Gary was the original drummer with The Knack, performing on their hit single "My Sharona". The group's debut album, "Get The Knack", sold 6 million copies and the follow-up, "...But The Little Girls Understand", sold 2 million copies.

For three decades Gary worked as a drummer and/or producer ...

10. Michael Gilden

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Michael Gilden was born on September 22, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Pulp Fiction (1994) and Southland Tales (2006). He was married to Meredith Eaton and Elena Bertagnolli. He died on December 5, 2006 in Los ...

Plot: Court of Abraham North, Lot 2133

11. Bert Gordon

Actor | Let's Have Fun

Gordon appeared throughout the early 40's in films and on radio as his character "The Mad Russian." The actor's character was known for his "steel wool" haircut and ears which wiggled, but, most of all, for his famous tag lines, "How do you do!" and "Do you mean it?". These lines and Gordon's ...

Plot: Temple Ahavat, 3499-4

12. Mitzi Green

Actress | Tom Sawyer

Mitzi Green, also known as Mitze Green, was born Elizabeth Keno in The Bronx on October 22, 1920. At age 3, she began appearing in her parents' vaudeville act. In the early 1930s, she starred in several popular films with Paramount Pictures, including Tom Sawyer (1930) and Huckleberry Finn (1931). ...

Plot: Garden of Love

13. Albert Hakim

Albert Hakim was born on July 16, 1936 in Beirut, Lebanon as Albert A. Hakim. He was married to Soony Oh. He died on April 25, 2003 in Inchon, South Korea.

14. Julius Harris

Actor | Live and Let Die

Prior to breaking into films, Philadelphia native Julius Harris worked as a bouncer in New York City.

It was due to his many associations with struggling actors, that on a dare, Harris auditioned for his first role, in the well-received picture Nothing But a Man (1964), in which he played a father ...

15. Kurt Katch

Actor | The Mask of Dimitrios

Kurt Katch was born on January 28, 1896 in Grodno, Poland, Russian Empire as Isser Kac. He was an actor, known for The Mask of Dimitrios (1944), The Seventh Cross (1944) and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944). He was married to Hinda Ryfka Kleinlerer. He died on August 14, 1958 in Los Angeles, ...

Plot: Isaiah 18, Grave 17

Plot: Judiah Mausoleum, Row 202, Crypt C

17. Harvey Lembeck

Actor | Stalag 17

Harvey Lembeck was born on April 15, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Stalag 17 (1953), Beach Party (1963) and How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965). He was married to Caroline Dubs. He died on January 5, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Mount Jerusalem

18. Groucho Marx

Actor | A Night at the Opera

The bushy-browed, cigar-smoking wise-cracker with the painted-on moustache and stooped walk was the leader of The Marx Brothers. With one-liners that were often double entendres, Groucho never cursed in any of his performances and said he never wanted to be known as a dirty comic. With a great love...

Plot: In a small room in the large outdoor mausoleum in the middle of the cemetery. His marker is in the middle of the larger indoor wall GPS coordinates: 34.2813797, -118.4673462 (hddd.dddd)

19. Vic Mizzy

Soundtrack | Memoirs of a Geisha

Vic Mizzy was born on January 9, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Deliver Us from Evil (2014) and The Addams Family (1991). He died on October 17, 2009 in Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Catya Sassoon

Actress | Tuff Turf

Daughter of English hair stylist Vidal Sassoon and American actress Beverly Adams, she was born and lived her tender years in Manhattan, New York, then in Los Angeles, California.

At 14, she dropped out of Beverly Hills High School to pursue a modeling career in New York, due to the persuasion of ...

21. Roy Stuart

Actor | Gomer Pyle: USMC

The Bronx-born veteran character actor, who launched his career in New York, performed in nightclubs, theater and films, and appeared in more than 100 commercials in the 1970s. He is best known for role as Cpl. Chuck Boyle, the eager-beaver aide to Frank Sutton's Sgt. Vince Carter, on the beloved ...

22. Rick Vallin

Actor | The Adventures of Sir Galahad

Reliable "B" character actor Rick Vallin had the rangy physique, prominent cheekbones and swarthy look ideal for rugged films. In the 1940s and '50s he was seen almost everywhere -- in mysteries, musicals, oaters and, especially, the ever-popular edge-of-your-seat cliffhangers. Born in Russia in ...

23. George Wyle

Soundtrack | The Running Man

Songwriter("The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"), composer, educator, author, conductor, arranger, and a specialist in both professional and amateur choral work. After his education at James Monroe High School, he began his musical career in 1933 as a pianist and arranger, becoming a conductor in ...

24. Fred Katz

Soundtrack | Boogie Nights

Composer, songwriter ("Satan Wears a Satin Gown"), conductor, cellist and teacher Fred Katz won scholarships and fellowships in cello and piano. He was the music director for the 7th Army Headquarters, and also for Lena Horne, Mindy Carson, Vic Damone, Ken Nordine and Frankie Laine, and was a ...

25. Larry D. Mann

Actor | The Octagon

Larry D. Mann was born on December 18, 1922 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Octagon (1980), In the Heat of the Night (1967) and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964). He was married to Gloria Kochberg. He died on January 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Terry Becker

Director | The Thirsty Dead

Terry Becker was born on August 5, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA as Solomon Becker. He is known for his work on The Thirsty Dead (1974), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964) and Mission: Impossible (1966). He was married to Erlinda C. Smith and Jeanetta M. Lewis. He died on December 30, ...

27. Bunny Summers

Actress | Re-Animator

Bunny Summers was born on February 23, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Bernice Siegel. She was an actress, known for Re-Animator (1985), The Last Starfighter (1984) and From Beyond (1986). She died on September 9, 2010 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. Phil Arnold

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Phil Arnold was born on September 15, 1909 in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Cowboy G-Men (1952) and The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955). He died on May 9, 1968 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.