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January 20, 1896
George Burns (born Nathan Birnbaum) was an American
comedian, actor and writer.
His career spanned vaudeville, film, radio and television, with and
without his wife, Gracie Allen. His arched eyebrow and cigar smoke
punctuation became familiar trademarks for over three quarters of a
century. Enjoying a career resurrection that began at age 79, and ended
shortly before his death at 100, Burns was as well known in the last two
decades of his life as at any other time during his career.
On January 20, 1996, he celebrated his one hundredth birthday, but
was no longer mobile enough to perform and instead spent the evening at
Death: March 9, 1996
Just forty-nine days after his milestone birthday,
Burns died in his Beverly Hills home of a cardiac arrest.
Where are they buried?
- Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County,
- Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, California
- Cremated and buried at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in
Culver City, California
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