Celebrity Cemetery

Dec 11, 2014, 11:38 PM
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Background:

Marc D'Andre our Correspondent at Large, is back with one of his special tours of the final resting place of not only Marilyn Monroe, but countless Hollywood icons of film and television. Put your headphones on and be transported to the park with Marc as he tells you a little bit about its residents who are probably all going to be glad to know you still care about them.

Legend:

A large collection of some of the most famous people in the world have been put to rest in this small, unassuming cemetery that is nearly impossible to find if you don't know exactly where it is.

Stories:

Links for this episode, compiled and curated by Marc D'Andre. If you can't click on these, visit our website.

The Park on Wikipedia

On Natalie Wood

Rebel Without a Cause Trailer w/Natalie Wood A recent article looking into Natalie's death

On Bob Crane

The Private Passions of Bob Crane Bob's Official Website

On Eddie Albert

The Green Acres Opening

Interesting Fact:

While we weren't looking for him, we also stumbled across Jay Sommers at Pierce Brothers. He is buried a short walk from the star of the show he created, based somewhat on an old radio show that he worked on 15 years prior, called "Granby's Green Acres".

On Richard Conte

Godfather Wiki

On Roy Orbison

Roy performs 'Pretty Woman' not too many years before he passed away at a concert backed by music giants

On Jim Backus

Jim's last TV appearance, as Mr. Howell, in an Orville Redenbacher commercial with 'Lovey' from Gilligan's Island Backus as Mr. Magoo

On Frank Zappa

Frank talks about drugs

On Dorothy Stratten

Dorothy on Carson from 1980 A people magazine article on Peter Bogdonavich and Dorothy (We linked to both of these in our first show as well)

On Carl Wilson

Carl performs 'God Only Knows' in a small setting.

On Dominique Dunne

A People Magazine article on Dominique from 1983 A Vanity Fair article from 1984 about her dad and the case

On James Coburn

Bruce Lee training at home with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and James Coburn. James Coburn on The Muppet Show

On Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee, 'Is That All There Is?' Peggy Lee and the Benny Goodman Orchestra, 'Why Don't You Do Right' 1942 Peggy Lee on the Judy Garland show singing 'I Like Men' in a duet with Judy

On Janet Leigh

1995 Article on Janet Leigh in the New York Times about Psycho The infamous 'Psycho' shower scene

On Ray Bradbury

His official website The Wikipedia page on him A short film on Mr. Bradbury

On Carrie Hamilton

The Wikipedia page on her An anti-drug PSA she made when she was younger

On Eric Douglas

The Wikipedia page on Eric An Interview with Eric

On Karl Malden

An Interview with Karl Malden Karl Malden's monologue from 'On The Waterfront'

On Walter Matthau

The Trailer for 'The Bad News Bears' Walter's monologue for Jack Lemmon when Jack received the AFI lifetime achievement award

On George C. Scott

A HuffPo piece on Mr. Scott The movie trailer for 'Patton'

On Merv Griffin

The Wikipedia page on Merv Buy 'The Merv Griffin Show' An LA Times article from the Wednesday before this posting (12.10.14) Don Rickles and Mr. T on the Merv Griffin Show

On Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett: A Life in Pictures (Time Magazine) Vanity Fair on Farrah

On Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney on bio.com Some of Rodney's best jokes The movie trailer for 'Ladybugs'

On Peter Falk

A great article on Falk and Cassavettes Falk from 'The In-Laws"

On Carroll O'Connor

The 'Dean Martin Celebrity Roast' of Carroll O'Connor An article about the death of Carroll's son

On Billy Wilder

'The Paris Review' on Billy Wilder The end of 'Some Like It Hot', written and directed by Wilder

On Jack Lemmon

Roger Ebert interviews Jack Lemmon What role Walter Matthau really wanted to play A great scene from 'Grumpy Old Men'

On Sage Stallone

An article about Sage and Sly The Wikipedia page on Sage

On Dean Martin

Martin and Lewis, 'Singin' in the Rain' Dean Martin, Ted Knight & Tim Conway

On Bur...