Eden Memorial Parkby 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.
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
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
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.