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‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera buried near Paul Walker, Nipsey Hussle, Liberace in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles

Naya Rivera was buried at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States on July 24, 2020. Among the celebrities the “Glee” star was buried next to were Paul Walker, Ermias Joseph “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom and Władziu Valentino Liberace.

Between 2002 and 2017, Rivera starred in six films namely “The Master of Disguise,” “Frankenhood,” “Glee: The 3D Concert Movie,” “The Naughty List,” “At the Devil’s Door” and “Mad Families.” She is best known for her role as Santana Lopez on the Fox series “Glee,” which she played from 2009 to 2015.

Rivera was born on January 12, 1987 in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, USA to Puerto Rican-German actor George Michele Rivera and Puerto Rican-African American model Yolanda Marie White Previtire. At age 32, Naya died by drowning on July 8, 2020 at Lake Piru, a reservoir located in the Los Padres National Forest and Topatopa Mountains of Ventura County in California.

Walker, Hussle and Liberace also died in California. Like Naya, both Walker and Hussle were natives of California.

Born in Glendale, California on September 12, 1973, Walker was 40 years old when he died on November 30, 2013 in Santa Clarita, California due to injuries he sustained from a single-vehicle collision. He is best known for his role as Brian O’Conner in the “Fast and Furious” films.

On the small screen, Walker played Brandon Collins in seven episodes of “The Young and the Restless” in 1992. He also appeared in one episode of “Touched by an Angel” in 1996, three episodes of “Shark Men” in 2010 and one episode of “Shark Week” in 2013.

 

As an actor, Hussle played Little Ricky in Bone Thugs-n-Harmony‘s semi-autobiographical film “I Tried” in 2007 and Ricky in “Caged Animal” in 2010. As a rapper, he released one studio album, 49 singles, 13 mixtapes and three compilation mixtapes.

Hussle was born on August 15, 1985 in Los Angeles. He was shot at least 10 times in the parking lot of his store Marathon Clothing at 3420 West Slauson Avenue in Los Angeles on March 31, 2019 and was pronounced dead on the same day in the California Hospital Medical Center at the South Grand Avenue in Los Angeles.

 

From January 23-27, 1987, Liberace was hospitalized for pneumonia at the Eisenhower Memorial Hospital in Rancho Mirage, California. Age age 67, he died of pneumonia as a result of AIDS on February 4, 1987 at his retreat home in Palm Springs, California.

A pianist, singer and actor, Liberace was the world’s highest paid entertainer from the 1950s to the 1970s. He was born on May 16, 1919 in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA to an Italian father Salvatore “Sam” Liberace and Polish mother Frances Zuchowska.

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