The men and women interred at Eden Memorial Park in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California.
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 WWII...
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 career in show business and sent Lenny to live with various aunts...
“ Plot: Mount Nebo,section 298-C
GPS coordinates: 34.2815094, -118.4668427 (hddd.dddd) ” - Syl
“ Plot: Akiba section 17-55 ” - Syl
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
. By the time he got that role he had been an actor for quite some time...
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 with the cream of rock...
“ Plot: Court of Abraham North, Lot 2133 ” - Syl
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 caricature even appeared in several Warner Bros. cartoons of the period.
“ Plot: Temple Ahavat, 3499-4 ” - Syl
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
and Huckleberry Finn
. She became...
“ Plot: Garden of Love ” - Syl
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
, in which he played a father in the South, alongside Ivan Dixon
and Abbey Lincoln
“ Plot: Isaiah 18, Grave 17 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Judiah Mausoleum, Row 202, Crypt C ” - Syl
“ Plot: Mount Jerusalem ” - Syl
From the late 1940s through 1961, he was the highly successful host of You Bet Your Life
a quiz show on radio and television. His son, Arthur Marx
, is a successful writer of biographies and TV scripts. Arthur complained about his father always being "on". If he asked Groucho about something serious or personal, Groucho would reply with one-liners.
“ 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) ” - Syl
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 talent agent John Casablancas
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 1960s sitcom "Gomer Pyle...
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 1919...
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 1944...