Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Monday, April 14, 2014

Rooney Burial Dispute Resolved


Mickey Rooney will be buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery alongside other Hollywood legends like Charlie Chaplin, Jayne Mansfield, Rudolph Valentino, and Douglas Fairbanks.

This decision was made by Rooney’s trustee and temporary executor, Michael Augustine, following the resolution of a dispute with Rooney’s estranged wife, Jan Chamberlin Rooney.  Jan had wanted the burial to take place in Westlake, where the couple previously lived.

See Hilary Lewis, Mickey Rooney Burial Dispute Resolved, The Hollywood Reporter, Apr. 11, 2014.

Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.)) for bringing this article to my attention.


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