Woodlawn Bronx

by Syl | created - 20 Sep 2012 | updated - 10 Nov 2015 | Public

The men and women interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx, New York.

1. Diana Barrymore

Actress | Between Us Girls

"Too Much, Too Soon" was the story of Diana's life, and the title of her autobiography. Her father was stage and screen legend John Barrymore; and her mother was Blanche Oelrichs (who wrote under the masculine pseudonym Michael Strange), who had just divorced Mr. Thomas and had 2 children (Leonard ...

Plot: Division 20, between E. Border Avenue and Chapel Hill

2. James Auchincloss

Actor | Is There Sex After Death?

James Auchincloss is an actor, known for Is There Sex After Death? (1971).

Plot: Section 81/82, Columbine Plot, Lot 78

3. Billy Bang

Self | Ritual Trio: Live at the River East Art Center

Billy Bang was born on September 20, 1947 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as William Vincent Walker. He died on April 11, 2011 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

4. John Murray Anderson

Director | King of Jazz

Director, producer, songwriter and author, educated at Edinburgh Academy in Scotland and Lausanne University in Switzerland. He studied drama with Herbert Beerbohm Tree. In World War I he served in the American Bureau of Information. On Broadway, he directed and wrote the scores for "Greenwich ...

Plot: Wildrose Plot

5. Nora Bayes

Soundtrack | Transatlantic Coffee

Nora Bayes was born on October 3, 1880 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Eleanor Goldberg. She was married to Benjamin L Friedland, Arthur Gordini, Harry Clark, Jack Norworth and Otto Anselm Gressing. She died on March 19, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

6. Digby Bell

Actor | The Education of Mr. Pipp

Digby Bell, a 5' 5" singing comedian, starred in many Gilbert & Sullivan comic operas. He introduced the song, "The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo", while playing the Charles Dana Gibson character, Mr. Pipp. Bell was a fervent golfer and New York Giant baseball fan, as was his best friend ...

Plot: Fairview Lot, William E. Webb Lot

7. Irving Berlin

Soundtrack | Blue Skies

Irving Berlin was born Israel Isidor Baline on May 11, 1888 in Mogilev, Belarus, Russian Empire. Towering composer, songwriter, ("God Bless America", "Always", "Blue Skies", "White Christmas") author and publisher, he came to the United States at age 5 and was educated in New York's public schools....

8. Cornelius Bliss

Self | Republican National Committee of 1900

Cornelius Bliss was born on January 26, 1833 in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA as Cornelius Newton Bliss. He died on October 9, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA.

Plot: Section 121, Wintergreen Plot

9. Nellie Bly Baker

Actress | Breakfast at Sunrise

Nellie Bly Baker was born on September 7, 1893 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. She is known for her work on Breakfast at Sunrise (1927), The Painted Angel (1929) and That Model from Paris (1926). She was married to J.H. O'Brien. She died on October 12, 1984 in Lone Pine, California, USA.

10. Herbert Brenon

Director | Beau Geste

Herbert Brenon was born on January 13, 1880 in Dublin, Ireland, UK as Alexander Herbert Reginald St. John Brenon. He was a director and writer, known for Beau Geste (1926), Ivanhoe (1913) and Sorrell and Son (1927). He was married to Mrs. Herbert Brenon. He died on June 21, 1958 in Los Angeles, ...

Plot: Columbine Section: 69 Lot: 13

11. Ralph Bunche

Self | Omnibus

Ralph Bunche was born on April 7, 1904 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Ralph Johnson Bunche. He was married to Ruth Harris. He died on December 9, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA.

Plot: Section 83, Myosotis Plot

12. Harry Carey

Actor | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Born in New York City to a Judge of Special Sessions who was also president of a sewing machine company. Grew up on City Island, New York. Attended Hamilton Military Academy and turned down an appointment to West Point to attend New York Law School, where his law school classmates included future ...

13. Ernest Carter

Actor | The Mummy's Kiss

Ernest Carter is known for his work on The Mummy's Kiss (2003) and Blood Scarab (2008).

14. Irene Castle

Actress | Patria

Irene Castle and her husband Vernon Castle (born Vernon Blyth) were the best known ballroom dancers of the early 20th C. Beginning about 1914 they operated several clubs and studios in the NYC area, toured the country dancing, and were able to charge as much as a thousand dollars an hour for ...

Plot: H-2 Parkview

15. Vernon Castle

Actor | The Whirl of Life

Vernon Castle and his wife Irene Castle were the best known ballroom dancers of the early 20th Century. Beginning about 1914 they operated several clubs and studios in the New York City area, toured the country dancing, and were able to charge as much as a thousand dollars an hour for lessons.

From ...

16. Bobby Clark

Actor | Kraft Television Theatre

Famed vaudeville comedian Bobby Clark was born in Springfield, Ohio on June 16, 1888. When he was 12 years old, Bobby and his classmate Paul McCullough created a tumbling act that they took on the road. The duo toured with a traveling minstrel troupe before joining a circus as clowns. The clown act...

17. George M. Cohan

Soundtrack | The Phantom President

American composer, librettist, actor, dancer, author, director, and producer on the stage. Started his career in his family vaudeville shows, came to Broadway at the beginning of the 20th century. Was the composer of the American battle hymn of World War 1, 'Over There' Received the Congressional ...

Plot: Section 141/206, Butternut Plot, Lot 13841

18. Helen Cohan

Actress | Lightnin'

Helen Cohan was born on September 13, 1910 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Lightnin' (1930), Kiss and Make-Up (1934) and The Penal Code (1932). She died on September 14, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Ricardo Cortez

Actor | The Maltese Falcon

Ricardo Cortez was born Jacob Krantz in New York City, New York, the son of Sarah (Lefkowitz) and Moses/Morris Krantz, Austrian Jewish immigrants who moved to New York just before he was born. His brother was cinematographer Stanley Cortez, who also changed his surname. Cortez worked a number of ...

21. Celia Cruz

Soundtrack | Carlito's Way

Celia Cruz was born on October 21, 1925 in Havana, Cuba as Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso. She was married to Pedro Knight. She died on July 16, 2003 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA.

Plot: Section: Walnut GPS coordinates: 40.8862686, -73.8734207 (hddd.dddd)

22. Charles Dale

Actor | Burnside

Charles Dale was born in Tenby, Pembrokeshire in 1963. His father ran a record shop in Tenby and both his parents were keen amateur actors. After leaving school in 1979, he became an assistant stage manager (through a Youth Opportunity Scheme) at the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven, where he stayed ...

23. Arnold Daly

Actor | My Own United States

Arnold Daly was born on October 4, 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Peter Christopher Arnold. He was an actor and producer, known for My Own United States (1918), The Exploits of Elaine (1914) and The New Exploits of Elaine (1915). He was married to Mary Blythe (remarried) and Mary Blythe (...

24. Miles Davis

Soundtrack | In the Line of Fire

Miles Davis, famous jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader, was born 26 May 1926 in Alton, Illinois. He moved to New York in 1944 and studied at Juilliard. He left school and entered the jazz society of New York, meeting such famous musicians as Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker and Charles Mingus. ...

Plot: Alpine, at intersection of Heather and Fir Avenues GPS coordinates: 40.8851318, -73.8713913 (hddd.dddd)

25. Clarence Day

Writer | Life with Father

American author Clarence Day was born in New York City in 1874. He came from a wealthy family (his father had his own brokerage firm on Wall Street and was a member of the New York Stock Exchange, and his grandfather founded the "New York Sun" newspaper), and he graduated from Yale University--...

Plot: Cypress plot, intersection of Observatory and Ravine Avenues

26. Alexander de Seversky

Writer | Victory Through Air Power

Alexander de Seversky was born on June 7, 1894 in Tiflis, Russian Empire as Alexander Nikolaivich Prokofiev de Seversky. He was a writer, known for Victory Through Air Power (1943), Longines Chronoscope (1951) and The Mike Wallace Interview (1957). He died on August 24, 1974.

27. Reginald De Koven

Soundtrack | Harlem Nights

Composer ("Oh, Promise Me") and author, educated at St. John's College in Oxford, England. He also studied with Lebert, Pruckner, Vannucini, von Suppe, Genee, and Delibes. He earned an honorary Mus. D. at Racine College. He first worked in a brokerage firm, and also owned a dry-cleaning business in...

28. Clarence Derwent

Actor | Uncle Vanya

Clarence Derwent was born on March 23, 1884 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Uncle Vanya (1957), Kraft Theatre (1947) and The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939). He died on August 6, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA.

29. William C. Durant

Co-founded General Motors with Charles Stewart Mott and Frederic L Smith.

30. Gertrude Ederle

Self | Swim Girl, Swim

Champion swimmer Gertrude Ederle was born in New York City in 1906. "Trudy", as she was known to her friends, became an avid swimmer and in the four-year period between 1921-25 she held 29 different national and international swimming records; in one afternoon alone in 1922, at a competition in ...

31. Gus Edwards

Director | Mexicana

Composer, songwriter ("School Days", "Tammany", "In My Merry Oldsmobile") and producer, a charter member of ASCAP (1914) and brother of Leo Edwards, and the uncle of Joan and Jack Edwards. He was a vaudeville singer, and later had his own vaudeville company. He discovered Walter Winchell, Elsie ...

Plot: Holly, Lot 11089 GPS coordinates: 40.8911591, -73.8738937 (hddd.dddd)

32. Duke Ellington

Composer | Anatomy of a Murder

Composer ("It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing", "Sophisticated Lady", "Mood Indigo", "Solitude", "In a Mellotone", "Satin Doll"), pianist and conductor, holder of an honorary music degree from Wilberforce University and an LHD from Milton College, Duke Ellington led his own orchestra ...

Plot: Section: Wild Rose (at intersection of Heather and Knollwood Ave.) GPS coordinates: 40.8849792, -73.8715973 (hddd.dddd)

33. Albert Ellis

Self | Eroticon

Albert Ellis was born on September 27, 1913 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Albert Isaac Ellis. He was married to Debbie Joffe, Rhoda Winter and Karyl Corper. He died on July 24, 2007 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

34. Eva Evdokimova

Actress | The Nutcracker

Eva Evdokimova was born on December 1, 1948 in Geneva, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for The Nutcracker (1976), Europa und der zweite Apfel (1988) and Behind the Curtain: Being a Professional Dancer (2006). She was married to Michael S. Gregori. She died on April 3, 2009 in Manhattan, New ...

35. Clyde Fitch

Writer | The Woman in the Case

Born into an upper-class family in Elmira, NY, the son of an army officer and an indulging socialite, Clyde Fitch would become the first major American playwright, ending European-sourced dominance of the American stage (somewhat ironic, seeing that many of his plays were set abroad). His career ...

36. Geraldine Fitzgerald

Actress | Wuthering Heights

Geraldine Fitzgerald was the only actress to appear as both Laurence Olivier's wife and Rodney Dangerfield's mother-in-law, which surely qualifies her as running the gamut (if not the gauntlet, in the latter case) of A to Z for co-starring with cinema immortals. The Irish lass appeared in many ...

Plot: Chestnut Hill, Section 111 Lot 12461 (Scheftel family plot)

37. James Montgomery Flagg

Director | Pride and Po'k Chops

James Montgomery Flagg created the original Uncle Sam "I WANT YOU". Although most researches will refer to JMF as the model of the original Uncle Sam, nothing could be farther from the truth.

In 1916, JMF reluctantly accepted a 4th of July project by Leslie Magazine, and eventually found his Uncle ...

Plot: Section Catalpa, Block 24

38. Frankie Frisch

Self | The United States Steel Hour

Frankie Frisch was born on September 9, 1898 in Bronx, New York, USA as Frank Francis Frisch. He died on March 12, 1973 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA.

Plot: Section 90/91, Birch Hill Plot, Lot 12092

39. Lindley M. Garrison

Actor | The Million Dollar Mystery

Lindley M. Garrison was born on November 28, 1864 in Camden, New Jersey, USA as Lindley Miller Garrison. He was an actor, known for The Million Dollar Mystery (1914), Mutual Weekly, No. 21 (1913) and Pathé's Weekly, No. 26 (1913). He died on October 19, 1932 in Sea Bright, New Jersey.

Plot: Section 120, Sassafrass Plot

Plot: Wild Rose Lot 173

41. Charles Gilpin

Actor | Ten Nights in a Barroom

Charles Gilpin was born on November 20, 1878 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Charles Sidney Gilpin. He was an actor, known for Ten Nights in a Barroom (1926) and The Scar of Shame (1927). He was married to Alice Bynum (actress) and Florence Howard. He died on May 6, 1930 in Eldredge Park, New Jersey,...

Plot: Section 195, Canna Plot, Lot SW 16713

42. Lawrence Grossmith

Actor | Gaslight

Lawrence Grossmith was born on March 29, 1877 in London, England as Lawrence Randall Grossmith. He was an actor, known for Gaslight (1944), The Brass Bottle (1914) and Murder at the Baskervilles (1937). He was married to Coralie Maud Blythe (stage actress). He died on February 21, 1944 in Woodland ...

Plot: Park

43. James K. Hackett

Actor | The Prisoner of Zenda

Handsome classical stage and screen actor James K. Hackett born James Keteltas Hackett in Ontario, Canada in 1869. Son of the celebrated Shakespearian actor James Henry Hackett. Like his father he studied law at the College of the City of New York, his outstanding acting talent soon became evident ...

44. Arthur Hammerstein

Producer | The Lottery Bride

Arthur Hammerstein was born on December 21, 1872 in New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Dorothy Dalton, Claire Nagle, Grace Weir Hoagland and Jean Kent Allison. He died on October 12, 1955 in Palm Beach, Florida, USA.

45. Oscar Hammerstein

Actor | The Universal Boy

Oscar Hammerstein was born on May 8, 1847 in Stettin, Pomerania, Prussia. He was an actor, known for The Universal Boy (1914), Ik kom bij je eten (2009) and De wereld draait door (2005). He was married to Mary Emma Miller Swift, Malvina Jacobi and Rose Blau. He died on August 1, 1919 in New York, ...

46. Lionel Hampton

Soundtrack | Allied

Lionel Hampton was born on April 20, 1908 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Lionel Leo Hampton. He was married to Gladys Neal Riddle. He died on August 31, 2002 in New York City, New York, USA.

Plot: Section: Fir (at intersection of Fir, Heather and Knollwood Aves.) GPS coordinates: 40.8848915, -73.8713913 (hddd.dddd)

47. W.C. Handy

Soundtrack | The Thirteenth Floor

W.C. Handy was born on November 16, 1873 in Florence, Alabama, USA as William Christopher Handy. He was married to Irma Louise Logan and Elizabeth Virginia Price. He died on March 29, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA.

Plot: Cosmos section, Block 203/198

48. Edward J. Harrigan

Actor | Puzzlehead

Edward J. Harrigan is an actor, known for Puzzlehead (2005).

Plot: Heather Section, along Lawn Avenue

49. Harrigan and Hart

Comedy double act, consisting of Edward Harrigan (1845-1911) and Tony Hart (1855-1891)

Edward Harrigan is interred in location Plot: Heather Section, along Lawn Avenue.

50. Sam Harris

The Charge of the Light Brigade

Sam Harris was born on January 11, 1877 in Sydney, Australia. He is known for his work on The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), I Cover the War! (1937) and The Spirit of Gallipoli (1928). He died on October 22, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Butternut Section 206

51. Coleman Hawkins

Soundtrack | The Color Purple

Coleman Hawkins was called "The father of the tenor sax". He was a pioneer in this instrument, starting his career with the blues singer Mamie Smith in 1921. In 1923 he played with Fletcher Henderson until 1934. In this orchestra he was a partner of Louis Armstrong in 1924. In the mid-thirties he ...

Plot: Yew Plot

52. Hilda Haynes

Actress | Time After Time

Hilda Haynes was born on May 21, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as Hilda Mocile Lashley. She was an actress, known for Time After Time (1979), Across 110th Street (1972) and The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976). She died on March 4, 1986 in New York City.

Plot: Iris Section

53. Victor Herbert

Soundtrack | Duck Soup

Every professional recording artist today owes their livelihood to some degree to Victor Herbert. Working closely with John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin and others, he was the driving force in founding the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) on February 13, 1914. He became...

54. Jimmy Hines

Actor | Stupa-Man

Jimmy Hines is known for his work on Stupa-Man (2008) and Don't Hook Now (1943).

Plot: Aster, Park Avenue side, Roadside.

55. Madeline Hurlock

Actress | Don Juan's 3 Nights

Sophisticated, dark-haired star of silent screen comedy. Of English and Italian ancestry, Madeline was educated in Philadelphia and first appeared on stage with the Little Theatre. Moving on to New York, she acted and danced in musical comedy at the Century Roof Garden and made her Broadway debut ...

56. Barbara Hutton

Barbara Hutton was born on November 14, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as Barbara Woolworth Hutton. She was married to Prince Pierre Raymond Doan Vinh na Champassak, Gottfried Von Cramm, Porfirio Rubirosa, Prince Igor Troubetzkoy, Cary Grant, Kurt von Haugwitz-Reventlow and Prince Alexis ...

57. Henry Hyde

Self | The Long Island Project

Sworn into the House of Representatives in 1975, Henry Hyde is regarded as a strong and respected leader by members of both sides of the aisle. During his tenure, he has worked hard to improve the lives of seniors, veterans, children, working families and small business owners -- the people who ...

Plot: Catalpa Lot 24

58. Milt Jackson

Soundtrack | Howl

Milt Jackson was born on January 1, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was married to Sandy. He died on October 9, 1999 in New York City, New York, USA.

Plot: Brookside Mausoleum Terrace #8

59. Illinois Jacquet

Soundtrack | High Fidelity

Jacquet's mother was a Sioux Indian and his father was a French-Creole railroad worker and part-time musician. Jacquet was one of six children, and began performing at age 3, tap dancing to the sounds of his father's band. He took the nickname Illinois from the Indian word "Illiniwek," meaning ...

60. Fritz Kreisler

Soundtrack | The King Steps Out

Violinist, composer and arranger, educated at the Vienna Conservatory (which he entered at age seven and won a Gold Medal at ten) with Auber and Hellmesberger, and at the Paris Conservatory with Massart and Delibes, where he graduated at age twelve with the Grand Prix. In 1888, at age thirteen, he ...

Plot: Section Butternut, Block 140

61. Fiorello LaGuardia

Self | Some Opinions on Hoover Board's Dry Law Report

Fiorello LaGuardia was born on December 11, 1882 in New York City, New York, USA as Fiorello Henry La Guardia. He died on September 20, 1947 in Bronx, New York.

Plot: Section 93/106, Oakwood Plot

62. Sam Laws

Actor | Project X

Sam Laws was born on January 26, 1924 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Samuel Laws. He was an actor, known for Project X (1987), Walking Tall (1973) and Darktown Strutters (1975). He died on March 16, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA.

63. Canada Lee

Actor | Lifeboat

Lee played Danny (opposite of Hilda Simms, who played Anna) in Anna Lucasta on Broadway in 1944. Anna Lucasta was the first non-black written play performed by an all black cast on Broadway. He became an actor after careers as a jockey, boxer and musician. Lee was a civil rights activist, following...

Plot: Section Cosmos GPS coordinates: 40.8824196, -73.8769073 (hddd.dddd)

64. Sam Lewis

Soundtrack | King Kong

Sam Lewis was born on October 25, 1885 in New York City, New York, USA as Samuel M. Lewis. He died on November 22, 1959 in New York City.

Plot: Alpine GPS: 40.88334/-73.87245

65. Harold Lockwood

Actor | The Promise

A former salesman and vaudeville and stage actor, Harold Lockwood was one of the earliest romantic stars of American films. He was paired with Mary Pickford, Kathlyn Williams and Dorothy Davenport, among others, but his most popular films had him as the lover of May Allison, and they became one of ...

66. Frank Belknap Long

Writer | Monsters

His short story, "The Hounds of Tindalos", was the first story of the Cthulhu Mythos that was not written by H.P. Lovecraft.

Plot: Family plot, near his father.

68. Bernarr Macfadden

Director | Zongar

Bernarr Macfadden was born on August 16, 1868 in Mill Springs, Missouri, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Zongar (1918), The Men Women Love (1926) and Broken Homes (1926). He was married to Mary Williamson. He died on October 12, 1955 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.

Plot: Syringa plot, off Canna Avenue, section 182

69. J. Hartley Manners

Writer | Peg o' My Heart

British-born playwright J. Hartley Manners, of Irish extraction, spent many years in the United States. In his twenties, in Australia, he began a relatively successful acting career and made his debut in London's West End in 1898. Joining the company of famed actor-manager Sir Johnston ...

Plot: Butternut

70. Martha Mansfield

Actress | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Stunning silent screen actress Martha Mansfield was a musical comedy star in New York City by the time she entered films in 1916 for Max Linder. Before long she advanced to second leads in features, including the role of Millicent Carew in the John Barrymore starrer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), ...

Plot: Myosotis Section 82

71. Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham

Actor | Junction 88

Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham was born on April 18, 1904 in Durham, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Junction 88 (1947), Mr. Smith Goes Ghost (1940) and House-Rent Party (1946). He was married to Bernice Penn, Marita L. Greene and Cecilia. He died on December 13, 1981 in New York City, New...

Plot: VanCortlandt Mausoleum, Oak Court (bottom row on right) GPS coordinates: 40.8944016, -73.8798523 (hddd.dddd)

72. Johnny Marks

Soundtrack | Enemy of the State

You may not know his name, at least not right away, but you've surely heard at least one of Johnny Marks's songs at Christmastime. The brother-in-law of Robert L. May, who wrote the original story of "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," it was he who set the story to music. After failing to sell the ...

Plot: Columbine Section: 82 Lot: SE pt 88 2 fr Walnut, 6 fr Heather Ave

73. Louis Marx

Producer | A Brother's Kiss

Louis Marx is an actor and producer, known for A Brother's Kiss (1997).

74. William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson

Jeffries-Sharkey Contest

Born in Illinois in 1855, William Barclay Masterson, nicknamed "Bat", drifted westward as a teenager and tried his hand at such professions as buffalo hunter, army scout and gunfighter. While visiting his brother Jim in Dodge City, Kansas, in 1876, he was offered a job as deputy city marshal by the...

Plot: Primrose Section, Lot 185

75. Jackie McLean

Soundtrack | A Matter of Degrees

Jackie McLean was born on May 17, 1932 in New York City, New York, USA as John Lenwood McLean. He was married to Dollie. He died on March 31, 2006 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

Plot: Hillcrest, Section 174, Lot 18045, grave 3

76. George McManus

Writer | Jiggs and Maggie in Court

George McManus was born on January 23, 1884 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on Jiggs and Maggie in Court (1948), Jiggs and Maggie Out West (1950) and Bringing Up Father (1946). He was married to Florence Bergere. He died on October 22, 1954 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

77. Sammy J

Writer | Wednesday Night Fever

Sammy J (aka Sam Jonathan McMillan) is an award-winning comedian, writer and composer based in Melbourne, Australia.

As a solo act, Sammy J won the Best Newcomer award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has since performed in Edinburgh, Montreal, and every major Australian comedy ...

78. Herman Melville

Writer | The Enigma of Benito Cereno

Pictured on a 20¢ US commemorative postage stamp issued in his honor, 1 August 1984.

79. Marilyn Miller

Actress | Her Majesty, Love

"Look for the Silver Lining" became the appropriate signature song for one of Broadways's most popular musical stage stars of the 1920s, Marilyn Miller, for she embodied a vibrant, child-like optimism in her very best "happily ever after" showcases. Such happiness, however, did not extend into her ...

Plot: Heather section

80. Florence Mills

Actress | The Record Deal

Florence Mills is an actress, known for The Record Deal (2005).

81. Toshia Mori

Actress | The Bitter Tea of General Yen

Toshia Mori was born on January 1, 1912 in Kyoto, Japan as Toshia Ichioka. She was an actress, known for The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932), The Man Without a Face (1928) and Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937). She was married to Allen Jung. She died on November 26, 1995 in The Bronx, New York, USA.

84. LeRoy Neiman

Actor | Rocky III

LeRoy Neiman was born on June 8, 1921 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as LeRoy Joseph Runquist. He is known for his work on Rocky III (1982), Rocky IV (1985) and Rocky V (1990). He was married to Janet Byrne. He died on June 20, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

85. Harold Nicholas

Soundtrack | Kid Millions

Harold Nicholas, the younger half of the world famous Nicholas Brothers dance team, is known as one of the world's greatest dancers. He and his brother Fayard Nicholas were established superstars at Twentieth Century Fox with their astounding dance numbers in the studios musicals features. Harold ...

Plot: Alpine section [unmarked]

86. Chauncey Olcott

Soundtrack | The Crowd Roars

Chauncey Olcott was born on July 21, 1860 in Buffalo, New York, USA as John Chancellor Olcott. He was married to Margaret O'Donovan and Cora E. James. He died on March 18, 1932 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

87. Felix Pappalardi

Soundtrack | Next

Felix Pappalardi was born on October 3, 1938 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Gail Collins. He died on April 17, 1983 in New York City.

Plot: Cliff GPS coordinates: 40.8839302, -73.8706131 (hddd.dddd)

88. Beverly Peer

Actor | Hannah and Her Sisters

Beverly Peer was born on October 7, 1912. He was an actor, known for Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and For Love or Money (1993). He died on January 16, 1997.

Plot: Brookside Mausoleum

89. Otto Preminger

Director | Anatomy of a Murder

Otto Ludwig Preminger was born in Wiznitz, Bukovina, Austria-Hungary. His father was a prosecutor, and Otto originally intended to follow his father into a law career; however, he fell in love with the theater and became a stage director. He directed his first film in 1931, and came to the US in ...

90. Grantland Rice

Producer | Amphibious Fighters

Grantland Rice was born on November 1, 1880 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA as Henry Grantland Rice. He was a producer and writer, known for Amphibious Fighters (1943), Madison Square Garden (1932) and White Rhapsody (1945). He was married to Katherine Hollis. He died on July 13, 1954 in New York ...

Plot: Section 93, Oakwood Plot, Lot 244

92. Max Roach

Soundtrack | Yuke yuke nidome no shojo

Max Roach was born on January 10, 1924 in Newland, North Carolina, USA as Maxwell Lemuel Roach. He was married to Abbey Lincoln. He died on August 15, 2007 in New York City, New York, USA.

93. Bricktop

Actress | Zelig

Bricktop was born on August 14, 1894 in Alderson, West Virginia, USA as Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith. She was an actress, known for Zelig (1983), Honeybaby, Honeybaby (1974) and Brown Sugar (1986). She was married to Peter DuConge. She died on January 30, 1984 in New York City,...

Plot: Zinnia Range 32 Grave 74

94. Joe Smith

Actor | The Heart of New York

Joe Smith was born on February 16, 1884 in New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Sultzer. He was an actor, known for The Heart of New York (1932), Manhattan Parade (1931) and Two Tickets to Broadway (1951). He died on February 22, 1981 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

96. Margot Stevenson

Actress | Smashing the Money Ring

Margot Stevenson was born on February 8, 1912 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Margaret Helen Stevenson. She was an actress, known for Smashing the Money Ring (1939), Calling Philo Vance (1940) and Granny Get Your Gun (1940). She was married to Val Avery and Robert Russell. She died on...

97. Blanche Oelrichs

Writer | Clair de lune

Blanche Oelrichs (pen name: Michael Strange), was born Blanche Marie Louise Oelrichs on October 1, 1890, in New York, N.Y., to a socially prominent family. Blanche was the reigning débutante of Newport society. In 1910, she married Leonard M. Thomas, a rising young diplomat. She soon became a ...

Plot: Division 20, between E. Border Avenue and Chapel Hill

98. Isidor Straus

Isidor Straus was born on February 6, 1845 in Otterberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He was married to Rosalie Ida Straus. He died on April 15, 1912.

Plot: F-4 Myosotis

99. Karl Struss

Cinematographer | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Oscar-winning cinematographer Karl Struss was born on November 30, 1886, in New York City. He became a professional photographer after studying photography with Clarence H. White and became part of the group associated with the great photographer Alfred Stieglitz. His photographs, which he ...

100. Mary Stuart

Actress | Search for Tomorrow

She reigned on Search for Tomorrow (1951) for nearly four decades and became one of TV's most popular daytime ladies. As the ever-noble Joanne Gardner Barron Tate Vincente Tourneur, she remained on board for its entire run, and when that four-times-married role was in the can, she was ready for ...