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People Who Died or are Buried in Los Angeles

Can you guess the names of these people who either died in Los Angeles or are buried there?
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Last updated: November 16, 2022
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Died
Age
Hint
Answer
2009
50
His songs include "Billie Jean" and "Thriller"
Michael Jackson
1968
42
Likely Presidential nominee who was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan
Robert F. Kennedy
1962
36
This blonde bombshell was born Norma Jeane Mortenson
Marilyn Monroe
2004
93
Former U.S. President and California governor
Ronald Reagan
2011
79
This "Cleopatra" actress was married eight times,
twice to Richard Burton
Elizabeth Taylor
1980
80
British film director who made cameo appearances in 40 of his own films
Alfred Hitchcock
1994
35
She was allegedly stabbed by her ex-husband, who later wrote a
book entitled "If I Did It"
Nicole Brown
Simpson
2012
48
"I Will Always Love You", she sang
Whitney Houston
1993
23
Older brother of Joaquin, he died of an overdose at the Viper Room
River Phoenix
2004
80
He starred as Vito Corleone in "The Godfather"
Marlon Brando
1989
77
She starred in "I Love Lucy" and later ran a successful
TV production studio
Lucille Ball
1969
26
Actress married to Roman Polanski who was murdered by
the Manson family
Sharon Tate
1940
44
This "Great Gatsby" author moved to Los Angeles but failed
to succeed as a screenwriter
F. Scott Fitzgerald
1997
24
Many people think this rapper's murder was retaliation for
the murder of Tupac Shakur the previous year
The Notorious B.I.G.
1951
88
This publishing magnate helped to start the Spanish-American War.
Later he was the inspiration for "Citizen Kane".
William Randolph
Hearst
1979
72
Western movie star known as "The Duke"
John Wayne
1982
33
"Animal House" comedian who died of a drug overdose
John Belushi
1966
65
He died of lung cancer before his EPCOT center could be completed
Walt Disney
1957
57
"I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship", he said
at the end of Casablanca
Humphrey Bogart
1998
82
This beloved, blue-eyed crooner was investigated by the FBI
for his alleged relationship with the Mafia
Frank Sinatra
+15
Level 81
Nov 17, 2022
For "Older brother of Joaquin" you've the person's year of birth, rather than that of his death (1993)
+1
Level ∞
Nov 21, 2022
Fixed
+3
Level 89
Nov 18, 2022
Too many overdoses in LA.
+2
Level 70
Dec 9, 2022
It's more than just an LA phenomenon
+1
Level 79
Nov 20, 2022
If the clue had mentioned Blues Brothers rather than Animal House, I would have gotten it right...
+4
Level 76
Dec 9, 2022
The theme of the quiz must've been on my mind, because for a moment I really thought you said that Elizabeth Taylor was buried eight times.
+4
Level 71
Dec 9, 2022
You don't need to use "allegedly" in the case of that uxoricide. A civil jury found he did it; that's conclusive, even if a criminal jury let him walk.
+1
Level 67
Dec 14, 2022
TIL a new vocabulary word.
+1
Level 82
Dec 9, 2022
Rosebud...