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Graves of Bruce and Brandon Lee In Lake View Cemetery

1554 15th Ave E, Seattle, Washington 98112 USA

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“The final resting place of Cinema icons”

Bruce Lee was most notably remembered as an actor and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. He is well respected for his contributions to the martial arts community and for films such as Enter the Dragon (1973). Bruce was born in San Francisco on November 27th 1940. In 1941 his family moved to Hong Kong where he grew up. In 1959, Bruce moved back to the United States and finished high school in Edison Washington. After graduating he attended the University of Washington where he met his wife Linda Emery. Bruce and Linda had two children, Brandon Lee and Shannon Lee.On July 20th 1973, Bruce complained of a head ache and laid down to take a nap. Unfortunately he never woke up. Bruce passed away from cerebral edema when he was just 32 years old.Brandon Lee was born February 1st 1965 in Oakland California. Like his father, he too was a martial arts expert and actor. In 1994, while filming the Crow, Brandon was accidentally shot and killed on the set. He was only 28 years old. Both Bruce and Brandon Lee are buried next to each other in Seattle's Lakeview Cemetery.

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Reviewed by
Dana Newkirk

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August 29, 2014
Rated 4.0

Very cool old cemetery with lots to see. There are quite a few walking tours that take people to all the noteworthy spots in Capitol Hill, and of course this is one of them, so if you're interested in learning a little more about the neighborhood grab a tour!

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Greg Newkirk

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August 24, 2014
Rated 4.0

Absolutely worth a visit if you're at all a fan or Bruce and Brandon Lee. Their plots sit right next to one another in Lakeview Cemetery, and they're two of the easiest graves to find...though you probably won't have trouble, because theres usually a steady stream of visitors who've come to pay their respects.

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July 27, 2017
Rated 4.0

Came across the graves by accident driving around the cemetery. Would have been nice to have better directions. The site is up towards the middle of the cemetery.

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Graves of Bruce and Brandon Lee In Lake View Cemetery

1554 15th Ave E
Seattle, Washington
98112 USA

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