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A: Where Are Famous People Buried Trivia

Where Are Famous People Buried Trivia is a online guide to profiles of the lives, deaths, and final resting places of memorable figures from sports, music, film, television, literature, politics, and more... The A-Alphabetical Listings include:

  1. Bud Abbott actor, producer and comedian.

  2. Charles G. Abrell was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps who served with Company E, 2nd Battalion 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, during the Korean War. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life on June 10, 1951 near Hangnyong, Korea while advancing his platoon against enemy fire.

  3. Art Acord (Artemus Ward Acord) was an American silent film actor and rodeo champion.

  4. John Adams was an American politician. He was elected second President of the United States (1797-1801) after serving as America's first Vice President (1789-1797) for two terms. He is regarded as one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States.

  5. John Quincy Adams  was an American diplomat and politician who served as the sixth President of the United States from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig parties.

  6. Nick Adams was an American film and television actor. He has been noted for his supporting roles in successful Hollywood films during the 1950s and 1960s along with his starring role in the ABC television series The Rebel (1959). 

  7. Samuel Adams was an American statesman, politician, writer and political philosopher, brewer, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

  8. Stanley Adams was an American actor and screenwriter.

  9. Hasil Adkins (pronounced "Hassle," not "Haysil"), was an Appalachian country, rock and roll and blues musician, though he was frequently considered rockabilly and sometimes primitive jazz. 

  10. Renee Adoree was a French actress, who had appeared in Hollywood silent movies during the 1920s. Born Jeanne de La Fonte in Lille, Nord, France, she was the daughter of circus artists and who, by age five, was performing in the circus with her parents. In her teen years she began acting in minor stage productions and toured Europe with her troupe. She was performing in Russia when World War I broke out and fled to London.

  11. Claude Akins (Claude Marion Akins) was an American actor. He was born in Nelson, Georgia and grew up in Bedford, Indiana.  He is best remembered as Sheriff Lobo in the 1970s TV series B.J. and the Bear, and later The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, a spin-off series.

  12. Jack Albertson was an American award-winning character actor dating to vaudeville. A comedian, dancer, singer, and musician, Albertson is perhaps best known for his role as Grandpa Joe in the 1971 version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

  13. Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist. She is best known for the novel Little Women, published in 1868. Despite worsening health, Alcott wrote through the rest of her life, finally succumbing to the after-effects of mercury poisoning contracted during her Civil War service: she had received calomel treatments for the effects of typhoid.

  14. Grover Cleveland Alexander (Major League Baseball pitcher and Baseball Hall of Fame)

  15. Ross Alexander was an American film actor. Born Ross Smith in Brooklyn, New York, Alexander began his acting career in Broadway productions during the 1920s. By 1926 he was regarded as a promising leading man, with good looks and an easy and charming style and began appearing in more substantial roles. 

  16. Grace Allen (Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen) was an American comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns.

  17. Steve Allen (Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen) was an American television personality, musician, actor, comedian, and writer. Though he got his start in radio, Allen is best-known for his television career.

  18. Rex Allen (Rex Elvie Allen) was an American actor, singer, and songwriter who is particularly known as the narrator in many Walt Disney nature and Western productions. For contributions to the recording industry, Rex Allen was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  19. Clay Allison was a gunfighter and well known historic figure of the American Old West. 

  20. Walter Alston, nicknamed "Smokey," was an major league baseball player and manager.

  21. Morey Amsterdam was a veteran American television actor and comedian, renowned for his large, ready supply of jokes. He is probably best known for his role as Buddy Sorrell on The Dick Van Dyke Show in the early 1960s.

  22. Broncho Billy Anderson (Max Aronson) was an American actor, writer, director, and producer, who is best known as the first star of the Western film genre.

  23. Robert Anderson was an American military leader. He served as a Union Army officer in the American Civil War, known for his command of Fort Sumter at the start of the war. He is often referred to as Major Robert Anderson, referring to his rank at Fort Sumter.

  24. Pier Angeli was an Italian-born actress. Born Anna Maria Pierangeli in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. Her twin sister is the actress Marisa Pavan. Under contract with MGM throughout the 1950s, she appeared in a series of films. In The Light Touch with Stewart Granger, she indeed brought a light touch of innocence to the film.

  25. Cap Anson (Baseball Hall of Fame Player)

  26. Jeremy Applegate was an American actor.

  27. Luke Appling was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Chicago White Sox (1930-1950).

  28. Pedro Armendariz was a Mexican actor of the Cinema of Mexico and Hollywood. He began his acting career at the stage in Mexico City, entering films there in 1935.

  29. Desi Arnaz
    (Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III) was a Cuban American musician, actor and television producer.

  30. James Arness star of TVs Gunsmoke.

  31. Eddy Arnold Richard Edward Arnold (known as Eddy Arnold) was an American country music singer.

  32. Hap Arnold General of the Air Force Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold was an aviation pioneer and Chief of the United States Army Air Corps (from 1938), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces (from 1941 until 1945) and the first and only General of the Air Force (in 1949). He is also the only American to achieve five-star rank in two of its armed services.

  33. Chester A. Arthur was an American politician who served as the twenty-first President of the United States. Arthur was a member of the Republican Party and worked as a lawyer before becoming the twentieth vice president under James Garfield.

  34. Jean Arthur
    (Gladys Georgianna Greene) was an Oscar-nominated American actress and a major film star of the 1930s and 1940s.  She remains, arguably, the epitome of the female screwball comedy actress.

  35. Richie Ashburn also known by the nickname "Whitey" due to his light-blond hair, was an center fielder in Major League Baseball.

  36. Gene Autry was an performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television.

  37. Earl Averill was an American player in Major League Baseball who was a center fielder from 1929 to 1941. He was a six-time All-Star (1933-38) and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1975.

  38. Charles Avery was an American silent film actor, director, and screenwriter. One of the original seven Keystone Kops, Avery directed Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle in thirty-one comedies while at Keystone.

  39. Tex Avery Frederick Bean "Fred/Tex" Avery was an American animator, cartoonist, and director, famous for producing animated cartoons during The Golden Age of Hollywood animation. 

  40. Agnes Ayres In 1921, she shot to stardom when she was cast in what is probably her best know role opposite Rudolph Valentino in The Sheik. Ayres played the role for all it was worth, and became the envy of every woman alive as the love interest to the cinema's sexiest new idol. 

 
 


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