Los Angeles National Cemetery

by Sylviastel | created - 23 Aug 2012 | updated - 30 Jun 2014 | Public

The men and women are interred at Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

1. Richard Carlson

Actor | Creature from the Black Lagoon

The son of an attorney, Richard Carlson had an introspective quality to his performances and looked every inch the academic he first aspired to be. Following his graduation from the University of Minnesota with a Master's Degree in English, the tall, dark-haired youth had a brief stint as a drama ...

2. Henry A. Barrows

Actor | Captain Blood

Henry A. Barrows was born on April 29, 1875 in Saco, Maine, USA as Harry Arthur Barrows. He was an actor, known for Captain Blood (1924), Guilty Hands (1931) and The Little Irish Girl (1926). He died on March 25, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: 202, 18 RW B

3. James Warner Bellah

Writer | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

In World War I, James Warner Bellah enlisted in the Canadian army and became a pilot overseas in the Royal Flying Corps, and later the Royal Air Force. In World War II he started as a lieutenant in the 16th Infantry Div., was detailed to the General Staff Corps before Pearl Harbor and became ...

Plot: 313, G-18

Plot: 190, C 26

5. Herbert Butterfield

Actor | The House on Telegraph Hill

Herbert Butterfield was born on October 28, 1895 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for The House on Telegraph Hill (1951), The Halls of Ivy (1954) and Never Fear (1950). He died on May 2, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section 266 Row C Grave 12

6. Ossie Asmundson

Gay Blades

Ossie Asmundson is an actor, known for Gay Blades (1946).

Plot: Section 96, Row F, Site 6

7. Bill Christy

Actor | Song of the Open Road

Bill Christy was born on September 14, 1925 in Seattle, Washington, USA as William Meikle Christy. He was an actor, known for Song of the Open Road (1944), Live Wires (1946) and Behind the Mask (1946). He died on February 25, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Grave 4, Row C, Section 113

8. Laurence Criner

Actor | Black Gold

Laurence Criner was born on July 19, 1898 in Waco, Texas, USA as John Lawrence Criner. He was an actor, known for Black Gold (1928), The Flying Ace (1926) and The Gang's All Here (1941). He died on March 8, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Royal Dano

Actor | Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Royal Dano was undoubtedly one of the best, most quirky and striking character actors to ever grace the big and small screen alike in a lengthy and impressive career which spanned 42 years.

Royal Edward Dano was born on November 16, 1922 in New York City, to Mary Josephine (O'Connor) and Caleb ...

Plot: C-189, 9

10. Jack Dougherty

Actor | The Runaway Express

Jack Dougherty was born on November 16, 1895 in Bowling Green, Missouri, USA as Virgil Jack Daugherty. He was an actor, known for The Runaway Express (1926), The Radio Detective (1926) and Haunted Island (1928). He was married to Virginia Brown Faire and Barbara La Marr. He died on May 16, 1938 in ...

11. Juan Duval

Writer | El diablo del Mar

Juan Duval was born on April 28, 1897 in Barcelona, Spain as Juan Xicart Bellavista. He was an actor and writer, known for El diablo del Mar (1935), The Sea Fiend (1936) and Devil Monster (1946). He died on April 1, 1954 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

12. William Fairbanks

Actor | The Handsome Brute

William Fairbanks was born on May 24, 1894 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Carl Uhlman. He was an actor, known for The Handsome Brute (1925), Wyoming (1928) and Border Women (1924). He was married to Edna Whitson. He died on April 1, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

13. Stanley Fields

Actor | Little Caesar

Stanley Fields was born on May 20, 1883 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as Walter L. Agnew. He was an actor, known for Little Caesar (1931), Hell's Kitchen (1939) and Island of Lost Souls (1932). He was married to Alta Bailey. He died on April 23, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section 50, 3 RM

14. Paul Genge

Actor | Bullitt

Character actor Paul Morgan Genge was born on March 29, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. Genge began his acting career on the East Coast in Broadway stage productions of such plays as "Panic," "Hamlet," "Journey to Jerusalem," and "Romeo and Juliet." Paul first started acting in various films and ...

Plot: SECTION C-180 SITE 50

15. Irving Gertz

Composer | Dragnet

A prolific composer, arranger, pianist, clarinetist, string bassist and tuba player who was most closely associated with Columbia, 20th Century-Fox and Universal studios. After studying at the Providence (Rhode Island) College of Music and privately with instructor-author Walter Piston, he began ...

16. June Gittelson

Actress | Doctors Don't Tell

June Gittelson was born on May 6, 1910 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Doctors Don't Tell (1941), Convicted Woman (1940) and Man from Oklahoma (1945). She died on November 28, 1993 in Northridge, California.

Plot: Section 425, D, Grave 14

17. David Gorcey

Actor | Mr. Wise Guy

Leo Gorcey's younger brother, David Gorcey is not usually thought of as one of the "original" Dead End Kids, but he did have a small role in the 1935 Broadway production of Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End" - and he is the person responsible for getting his brother Leo a part in the play. Ultimately ...

Plot: Plot 4-179, Grave 4C

18. Karl Hackett

Actor | Perils of the West

Karl Hackett was born on September 5, 1893 in Carthage, Missouri, USA as Carl Ellsworth Germain. He was an actor, known for Perils of the West (1922), Death Rides the Plains (1943) and Thundering Trails (1943). He was married to Ruby Burnette Moore. He died on October 24, 1948 in Los Angeles, ...

Plot: Section 118, Row B, Site 19

19. Russell Hicks

Actor | The Blue Bird

Tall, distinguished-looking Russell Hicks appeared in almost 300 films in his more than 40-year career (although his first known screen appearance was in 1915, he has screenwriting credits as early as 1913, so it's possible his screen debut was earlier than credited). His cultured bearing, ...

20. Michael Hinn

Actor | The Reivers

Michael Hinn was born on September 10, 1913 in Field Township, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Reivers (1969), Ben Casey (1961) and Death Valley Days (1952). He died on July 2, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section C-181 Site 64

21. Jack Holt

Actor | Cat People

Staunch, granite-jawed American leading man of silent and early talkie films, much associated with Westerns. A native of New York City, Holt often claimed to have been born in Winchester, Virginia, where he grew up. The son of an Episcopal minister, he attended Trinity School in Manhattan, then the...

Plot: Section 107, Row A, Grave 19

22. Arthur Housman

Actor | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Arthur Housman was born on October 10, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Sunrise (1927), The Girl of the Golden West (1930) and The Bat (1926). He died on April 8, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Columbarium Mausoleum, Section 300, Row C, Column 1

23. Bobby Jordan

Actor | That Gang of Mine

Bobby was raised in Flatbush, Brooklyn. By the time he was four and a half, he could act, tap dance and play the Saxophone. He made his stage debut in 1930 and film debut at Warner Bros./Vitaphone in 1931. He also reportedly had a bit part in the 1934 Eddie Cantor film, "Kid Millions". He then ...

Plot: Section 274, row X, space 7

Plot: Section 70A, Row EE, Grave 42

25. Dean Paul Martin

Soundtrack | Hell Ride

The son of Rat Pack member Dean Martin, Dean Paul Martin initially showed interest in a singing career, and was also a talented tennis player, which served him well in his role opposite Ali McGraw in 1979's The Players. An avid pilot and a captain in the California Air National Guard, Martin was ...

Plot: Section 419, grave P-28

26. Howard McNear

Actor | The Andy Griffith Show

Although Los Angeles native Howard McNear had a long career on radio and in films, he will forever be remembered for his memorable - and scene-stealing - portrayal of Floyd the Barber in the long-running The Andy Griffith Show (1960) (actor Don Knotts once said that playing Floyd wasn't much of a ...

Plot: Columbarium Mausoleum, Section 323, Row A, Column 12

27. Douglas McPhail

Actor | Babes in Arms

Although his career was short-lived, McPhail was fortunate enough to have appeared in some of the finest musicals and operettas of the late 30s. Jeanette MacDonald took an early interest in this handsome baritone, when he performed in the chorus of San Francisco and other of her pictures. The ...

Plot: 206, RB G13

28. Ted Oliver

Actor | Modern Times

Ted Oliver was born on February 2, 1892 in Henderson, Kentucky, USA as Virgil Kinely Oliver. He was an actor, known for Modern Times (1936), The Buccaneer (1938) and The Fighting Peacemaker (1926). He died on June 30, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. Woodrow Parfrey

Actor | The Outlaw Josey Wales

Parfrey was born Sydney Woodrow Parfrey in New York City, New York, to Hazel (James) and Sidney Parfrey, both Welsh immigrants. One of the most interesting character actors to emerge on American film and television in the 1960s, Parfrey brought a quirky charisma to every role he played, from ...

30. LeRoy Prinz

Director | All-American Co-Ed

LeRoy Prinz started his career after running away from a boarding school. He came to France prior to WWI, where he earned his money dancing in nightclubs. After the outbreak of the war he became a pilot. He was shot down 15 times. After the war he fought as a mercenary in a civil war in Nicaragua, ...

Plot: C-406 Grave 91

31. Henry Rowland

Actor | Supervixens

Henry Rowland was born on December 28, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Wolfram von Bock. He is known for his work on Supervixens (1975), Wolf Larsen (1958) and Captain Midnight (1954). He died on April 26, 1984 in Northridge, California, USA.

Plot: Section C420, Grave 84

32. John Russell

Actor | Rio Bravo

Handsome, rugged American leading man John Russell (whose credits are often confused with those of child actor Johnny Russell) attended the University of California, where he was a student athlete. Serving in the US Marine Corps in WW II, he earned a battlefield commission and decorations for valor...

Plot: Section 425, row D, space 8

33. Cy Schindell

Actor | The Face Behind the Mask

Cy Schindell was born on March 4, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Seymour Schindell. He was an actor, known for The Face Behind the Mask (1941), The Devil Commands (1941) and Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936). He died on August 24, 1948 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section 118, Grave 10/RD

34. James P. Spencer

Actor | Frozen Justice

Mr. James P. Spencer (Kimo or Jimmy) was a very vigorous contributor in the "Golden Age" of Hollywood. He was active in film production and in acting at MGM and other major studios. He had a wonderful film legacy. Mr. Spencer was a native Hawaiian, born 1893 in Honolulu. His English & Scot's father...

Plot: Section 300, Row F, Crypt 11

35. Ben Taggart

Actor | Don Winslow of the Navy

Ben Taggart was born on April 5, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Don Winslow of the Navy (1942), She (1917) and The Woman Next Door (1915). He died on May 17, 1947 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

36. Harlan Warde

Actor | Money Madness

Harlan Warde was born on November 6, 1917 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Harlan Warde Lufkin. He is known for his work on Money Madness (1948), The Monster That Challenged the World (1957) and State Department: File 649 (1949). He was married to Barbara Grace Whittaker and Caroline ...

37. Grant Williams

Actor | The Incredible Shrinking Man

As a child, Williams acted in summer stock productions. After graduation from high school he joined the Air Force for a four-year stint. Then, returning to New York, he took acting classes with Lee Strasberg. A few minor Broadway roles followed as did parts on some live TV dramas. One of these ...

Plot: Section 218, Row C, Space 83

38. Spencer Williams

Actor | Juke Joint

American actor, writer, director, and producer whose early pioneering work in African-American or "race" films was eclipsed in fame by his role as one of the title characters in the equally pioneering and also controversial 1950s sitcom The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951). A native of Vidalia, Louisiana, ...

Plot: Section 209, row Z, space 3

39. Dick Yarmy

Actor | Mork & Mindy

Dick Yarmy was born on February 14, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Paul Yarmy. He was an actor, known for Mork & Mindy (1978), Amazing Stories (1985) and The One Man Jury (1978). He was married to Alice Borden. He died on May 5, 1992 in Studio City, California, USA.

Plot: Section C, Row 299, Grave 3

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