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Famous People Buried at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California

What do you know about Famous People Buried at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California?  Enjoy this Where Are Famous People Buried Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1) Gracie Allen was an comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband.  She fought a long battle with heart disease, finally dying from a heart attack in Hollywood in 1964.Forest Lawn, Glendale, CA

  • True or False?

2) He was an author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children's literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known today as simply The Wizard of Oz.
Who was this author?

  1. L. Frank Baum

  2. Julian Mitchell

  3. Floyd Akers

3) He was an actor and cultural icon. A diagnosis was made and by then removal of his esophagus, two lymph nodes and a rib was too late to halt the disease, even with chemotherapy. He died on January 14, 1957 after falling into a coma, at 2:25 a.m. at his home in Holmby Hills, California.
Who is this actor?

  1. Humphrey Bogart

  2. George Hampton

  3. Frank Borzage

4) He was nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Faces," was an American actor during the age of silent films. In late 1929 he was diagnosed with bronchial lung cancer. He died August 26, 1930 at age 47, in Los Angeles, California.
Who is this actor?

  1. Lon Chaney, Sr.

  2. Myron Cope

  3. Thomas Hardy

5) Nat King Cole, was an musician. Cole first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist, switching later to singing, where he became one of the most popular vocalists of all time. Cole was a heavy smoker of KOOL menthol cigarettes. He believed smoking kept his voice low. (He would, in fact, smoke several cigarettes in quick succession before a recording for this very purpose.) He died of lung cancer on February 15, 1965, at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California.  He was 45 years old.

  • True or False?

6) He was an entertainer. He was a dancer, singer, multi-instrumentalist (vibraphone, trumpet, and drums), impressionist, comedian, convert to Judaism, and Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor. He died in Beverly Hills, California on May 16, 1990, of complications from throat cancer. He was 64.

Who was the entertainer?

  1. Sammy Davis, Jr.

  2. Dean Martin

  3. James Brown

7) John L. Warner was a multiple Academy Award-winning American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur and philanthropist. After many years of chain smoking cigarettes, he was diagnosed with lung cancer.  He died on December 15, 1966 at 9:30 a.m., ten days after his sixty-fifth birthday.

  • True or False?

8) W. C. Fields was an juggler, comedian, and actor. He created one of the great American comic personas of the first half of the 20th century, a misanthrope who teetered on the edge of buffoonery but never quite fell in, an egotist blind to his own failings, a charming drunk; and a man who hated children, dogs, and women, unless they were the wrong sort of women. W. C. Fields died in 1946 (from a stomach hemorrhage) on the holiday he claimed to despise: Christmas Day.

  • True or False?

9) He was an iconic actor nicknamed "The King of Hollywood" in his heyday. In 1999, the American Film Institute named him seventh among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time. He died in Los Angeles, California on November 16, 1960, the result of a fourth heart attack.
Who is this actor?

  1. Henry Fonda

  2. James Stewart

  3. Clark Gable

10) He was an actor, best known for his leading roles of Jim Anderson, the father of Father Knows Best (NBC and then CBS) and physician Marcus Welby in Marcus Welby, M.D. (ABC). He died on July 21, 1998 at his home in Westlake Village, California at 91 from respiratory failure.
Who is this actor?

  1. Ted Mack

  2. Robert Young

  3. Sam Younger


Famous People Buried at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California [Answers]

1) True. 2) A. 3) A. 4) A. 5) True. 6) A. 7) False. Walt Disney. 8) True. 9) C. 10) B.

 
 


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