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September 1, 1920
Richard W. Farnsworth was an Oscar-nominated American actor
and stuntman. After toiling in films beginning in 1937, he finally
achieved stardom in the 1982 film The Grey Fox.
Farnsworth became well known in the Pacific Northwest with his
successful depiction portraying the grounds keeper who saw the mythical
"Artesianís" in the 1980's Olympia Beer ad campaign from the
Olympia Brewing Company.
Death: October 6, 2000
Farnsworth was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer in the early
90s. By 1999, he had been diagnosed as having terminal bone cancer. He
made the movie The Straight Story while in considerable pain.
Farnsworth shot himself with a single bullet at his ranch in Lincoln,
New Mexico. He was 80.
Where are they buried?
- Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, California
- Cremated, ashes given to family or friend
- Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles,