Bookworm Cowboy's Famous Graves

Bookworm Cowboy's Famous Graves...

People never get a chance to meet their heroes while they're still alive, but anyone can pay them tribute after they've passed by visiting their final resting places. Click on the photo or name to be taken to their find a grave page. If you like to see more, please check out the YouTube channel called Hollywood Graveyard by Arthur Dark or Plus, Visiting Gravesites With Steve YouTube channel and History Hunters YouTube channel. - photographs and information about museums, historic sites, famous grave's, and attractions, including the Rosa Parks bus at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

Ed Sullivan

May 1, 1918 - January 27, 2004

Ed Sullivan was the beloved entertainer of TV variety from 1948 to 1971, Ed Sullivan originally made his name as a newspaper sportswriter, radio broadcaster and theater columnist for the New York Daily News. I and my father loved to show. I remember Ed Sullivan would say, "We're going to have a really big shoe tonight." The show's ratings had plummeted and CBS canceled the program in March 1971. 

May 1, 1918 - January 27, 2004

Jack Paar became the second host of the Tonight Show in 1957 and quickly grew very popular. So popular, in fact, that the show was renamed "The Jack Paar Show" after only one year as host Johnny Carson took the reigns. The Jack Paar Show ran until 1965.

Jack Paar
Johnny Carson

October 23, 1925January 23, 2005

The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson - the show debuted on October 1, 1962 and aired its final episode on May 22, 1992. It had 29 seasons and 6,714 episodes. In my opinion, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson was one of the best talk shows of all times.

Ed McMahon

March 6, 1923June 23, 2009
Mister Ed

Palomino officially named: Bamboo Harvester1949 - 1970 (aged 20–21)

Mister Ed was an American television show that aired from January 5 to July 2, 1961, and then on CBS from October 1, 1961 to February 6, 1966. The voice was done by Western film actor Allan Lane.

September 22, 1909 - October 27, 1973

An American studio leading man and the star of many cowboy B-movies in the 1940s and 1950s. In the early 1960s, Allan Lane had difficulty finding work and ended up providing the voice of the talking horse "Mr. Ed" on the hit TV series, which ran from 1961 to 1966.

Allan “Rocky” Lane
Edgar Bergen

Edgar John Berggren; born February 16, 1903 and passed September 30, 1978.  Edgar Bergen was an American actor, comedian, vaudevillian, radio and television performer, best known for his ventriloquism and his famous puppets named, Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd.

Edgar Bergen
Rocky Marciano

September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969

Rocky Marciano was an American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955, and held the world heavyweight title from 1952 to 1956. Rocky Marciano is laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Central; Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Jack LaLanne
Jack LaLanneSeptember 26, 1914 - January 23, 2011
Jack LaLanne had a fitness and exercise advice on television that ran from 1951 to 1985. The Jack LaLanne Show was the longest-running television exercise program of all time.
Arnold Ziffel

1964 - 1972 (aged 7–8)

Arnold Ziffel was a pig featured in Green Acres, an American situation comedy that aired on CBS from 1965 to 1971. Arnold is a pig of the Chester White breed, but is treated as the son of farmer Fred Ziffel and his wife, Doris. Arnold Ziffel ashes are buried with Frank Inn.

Frank Inn

May 8, 1916 – July 27, 2002

Frank Inn, born Elias Franklin Freeman, was an American animal trainer. He trained several animals for movies, including the dogs in the Benji series and the cat Orangey. He also trained the dog in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. He kept the ashes of many of his beloved animals after they had died, and it was his wish to have these buried with him.


Dec 12, 1957 - Nov 11, 1975 (aged 17)

Benji I, whose real name was Higgins, was owned and trained by Frank Inn. Benji I, went onto appear in the television series, "Petticoat Junction" (1963-1970), and his first feature film, "Benji" (1974). Benji I ashes are buried with Frank Inn.

Dudley Moore

April 19, 1935 - March 27, 2002

Dudley Moore was a gifted English actor, and comedian who had at least three distinct career phases that brought him great acclaim and success, actually started out as a musical prodigy as a child, comedian, composer and musician. Dudley Moore was born in Dagenham, Essex, England to working class parents.

September 16, 1927 - June 23, 2011

Peter Falk was an American film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo (1968–1978, 1989–2003), for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards (1972, 1975, 1976, 1990) and a Golden Globe Award (1973).

Peter Falk
Dennis Weaver

June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006

Dennis Weaver in McCloud, aired on NBC from September 16, 1970, to April 17, 1977. The series starred Dennis Weaver, and for six of its seven years as part of the NBC Mystery Movie rotating wheel series that was produced for the network by Universal Television. Dennis Weaver was in the television western series “Gunsmoke,” as Chester Goode.

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