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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Today we ran into Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal


We saw Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal this afternoon, separately, of course. We ran into Ryan after he burst in through the back door of Musso & Frank in Hollywood in time for lunch, big and only occasionally boisterous in a double-breasted brown suit, settling into a booth with a couple of women. Farrah we happened to visit at the Westwood Village Memorial Park because there was traffic on Wilshire Boulevard and we had some time to kill on the way back to the Tabloid Baby office.


We also wanted to see if her tombstone has yet been inscribed. It hasn't, so Farrah's unmarked grave took some finding. There were a number of similar unmarked plots with a headstone and two benches in this newer, more modern south side of the cemetery (the middle of the park has mostly ground-level markers while many folks are slid into crypts along the walls) but we knew Farrah is next to Merv Griffin.


Farrah rests across the driveway from Dominique Dunne, whose father Dominick died yesterday. Dominique's death by strangling at the hands of her boyfriend set her father on his career chronicling celebrity murder trials.


Billy Wilder is buried in a small section behind Farrah, with one grave separating him from Jack Lemmon. We liked his inscription best.

4 comments:

Mitesh Damania said...

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Anonymous said...

and it looks like some writer missed a "deadline" too


http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Billy_Wilder_headstone.jpg

Mother of the year said...

I don;t doubt they are waiting for Red to get out before doing the stone. She's not going any where and he should be a part of it.

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That's hard every time I read something like this I get so nostalgic, more seeing those images because look at the quantity of tombs there.