Jan Murray

October 4, 1916 – July 2, 2006

Stand-up comedian-turned-actor, Jan Murray, got his start on vaudeville stages and broke out playing the “Borscht Belt” resorts in upstate New York. He went on to headline in Las Vegas and eventually found his way to California and onto television where he guest hosted or hosted, respectively, a number of variety and game shows. He worked with legends like Milton Berle, Joey Bishop and Steve Allen. He loved golf. And he made appearances on dozens of TV shows over the span of more than 30 years. He retired from performing in 2000 – citing struggles with asthma – and died six years later in Beverly Hills.

Burial

Hillside Memorial Park – Culver City, CA

Specific Location

Canaan Garden Mausoleum, Crypt F66; directly in the center of this section, walk up the sidewalk toward the Star of David marker and Jan is buried in the middle of the wall in front of you right under the star.

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