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10 Famous People Buried in Unmarked Graves


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John Belushi
John Belushi was originally buried beneath this headstone but vandalism from zealous fans caused the family to move his body a few feet away. © Neville Elder/Corbis
John Belushi was originally buried beneath this headstone but vandalism from zealous fans caused the family to move his body a few feet away. © Neville Elder/Corbis

Fans of the "Saturday Night Live" comedian and movie star can visit a headstone that bears John Belushi's name ... but his actual body? Only a treasured few are likely to know exactly where it lies.

Remember the craziness that John Wayne's family sought to avoid by burying him without a marker? Belushi, who died of a drug overdose in 1982, was originally interred in a marked grave in Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Unfortunately, rampant littering and shrine-decorating by adoring, but oh-so-inconsiderate fans left the site in disrepair. So his wife quietly ordered his remains moved to an undisclosed location within the same cemetery, some distance from his tombstone [source: Time].