Over the years, celebrities have inspired and fascinated popular culture. Whether it was through their movie or musical performances, these larger-than-life personalities not only made a huge impact in their life but also in their death. Celebrities graves have become popular tourist attractions, drawing larger crowds, and sinking many to grave robbing. Want to see some of the most famous celebrity resting places? Here are 25 Celebrity Graves Of Larger-Than-Life Personalities.
Famous Hollywood actor Clark Gable passed away on November 16, 1960 and was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Academy Award winning actor Jimmy Stewart, known for movies like Vertigo and It’s a Wonderful Life, died on July 2nd, 1997 at his home at the age of 89. He was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park and his gravestone reads, “For he shall give his angels charge over thee to keep thee in all thy ways.”
Black and white movie comedic actor Charlie Chaplin died on December 25, 1977 and was buried in Corsier Cemetery in Vaud, Switzerland.
Famous Hollywood actor John Wayne was known not only for his support of individualism and the American ideal, but also for his many western and war films. He died June 11, 1979 and was buried at Pacific View Memorial Park.
Actor and singer Bing Crosby is best known for movies like White Christmas and Going My Way. He died on October 14th, 1977 and was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.
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