Eve Arden

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April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990

Eve Arden (born Eunice M. Quedens) was a stage, radio and screen actress who famously played the title role in the the radio, television AND film versions of Our Miss Brooks. Arden’s natural wit and ease with comedy made her instantly likable and immensely popular. In addition to Brooks, she was also often seen on stage in New York and Chicago (she made her Broadway debut in the 1934 version of the Ziegfeld Follies) and appeared in over 60 films and dozens of televison shows. Later on in her lengthy career, she appeared as Principal McGee in the films Grease and Grease 2. Arden was nominated for an Academy Award for her role opposite Joan Crawford in 1945’s Mildred Pierce and is an inductee in the National Radio Hall of Fame. Eve died of cancer in her home at the age of 82.

Burial

Westwood Village Memorial Park – Los Angeles, CA

Specific Location

Section D, Center Lawn; There is a large, gnarly tree at the eastern edge of the main lawn (across from the Sanctuary of Love,) Eve is buried about 5 spaces to the west of this tree.

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