Hollywood Forever Cemetery

by Sylviastel | created - 09 Aug 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

The men and women whose remains were interred at Hollywood Forever Memorial Cemetery in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

1. Don Adams

Actor | Get Smart

Don Adams was born in New York, to a father of Hungarian Jewish descent, and a mother of German and Irish ancestry. He had a sister, Gloria, and a brother, Dick Yarmy. He served in the U.S. Marines in World War II and contracted malaria during the fighting on Guadalcanal island. After the war he ...

Plot: Section 8, Lot 57, Grave 20 GPS coordinates: 34.0898247, -118.3166809 (hddd.dddd)

2. Walter Ackerman

Actor | A Midsummer Night's Dream

Walter Ackerman was born on June 28, 1881 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for A Midsummer Night's Dream (1909), Back to God's Country (1927) and Aflame in the Sky (1927). He died on December 12, 1938 in Bishop, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Beginnings (formerly Section 2W), Grave 200

3. David Abel

Cinematographer | Swing Time

Leon Shamroy was his nephew. (according to taped interview with Mr. Abel July 24, 1942.

Plot: Chapel Columbarium, 1st floor, column 7, T-3

4. Louis Adlon

Actor | Adventures of the Flying Cadets

Louis Adlon was born on October 7, 1907 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Adventures of the Flying Cadets (1943), Nordpol - Ahoi! (1934) and Iceland (1942). He was married to Rose Davies. He died on March 31, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Legends (formerly Section 8).

5. Renée Adorée

Actress | The Big Parade

Renee Adoree was born Jeanne de la Fontein in Lille in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, on September 30, 1898. She had what one could call a normal childhood. Her background is, perhaps, one of the most difficult to find information on any actress in existence. What we do know that her interest in ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Crypt 219 GPS coordinates: 34.0892906, -118.3211975 (hddd.dddd)

6. Adrian

Costume_department | Rope

Adrian Adolph Greenburg, born in Naugatuck, Connecticut, March 3, 1903, to Gilbert and Helena (Pollack) Greenburg. He began his professional career while still attending the New York School for Fine and Applied Arts by contributing to the costumes for "George White's Scandals" in 1921. He is ...

Plot: Garden of Legends (formerly Section 8), Lot 193, next to Janet Gaynor

7. Helen Ainsworth

Producer | 5 Against the House

Formerly a stage actress in San Francisco and on Broadway, Ainsworth went to Hollywood in the 1920s as an agent. She helped many actors attain stardom: Guy Madison, Marilyn Monroe, Rhonda Fleming, Carol Channing and Howard Keel, among others. She also put together a deal for Guy Madison to star in ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Haven of Repose, T-5, N-3

8. Spottiswoode Aitken

Actor | The Birth of a Nation

Spottiswoode Aitken was born on April 16, 1867 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Frank Spottiswoode Aitken. He was an actor and writer, known for The Birth of a Nation (1915), The Americano (1916) and The White Circle (1920). He was married to Marion Dana Jones. He died on February 26, 1933 in Los Angeles,...

9. Albert Akst

Editor | Somebody Up There Likes Me

Former saxophone player for the Meyer Davis orchestra, he worked as a musician in vaudeville until 1930. He joined Metro as a short subjects film cutter and worked his way up to one of the top editors of the company.

10. Erville Alderson

Actor | The Scarlet Empress

A character actor whose film career spanned from Hollywood's Silent Era until the 1950s. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 11, 1882, Erville would start his film career in 1918 at the age of 36 in Her Man (1918). Film pioneer D.W. Griffith utilized Erville in many of his films, including ...

11. Frank Alexander

Actor | The Wizard of Oz

Frank "Fatty" Alexander was an obese comedian who appeared in silent one- and two-reel slapstick comedies as a side-kick before co-starring with two other heavyweights, Hilliard Karr and 'Kewpie Ross' in F.B.O.'s low-budget "Ton of Fun" series at the end of the silent era. Born in Olympia, ...

Plot: Section 2, #10 [unmarked]

12. James Alexander

Actor | Jack and the Beanstalk

James Alexander was born in Indiana, on May 20, 1914. He appeared in only a few motion pictures during his brief career and did not start acting until he was 38 years old, with his film debut in the 1952 motion picture "Jack and the Beanstalk", starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.

His later credits...

Plot: Section 2, #10

13. J. Grubb Alexander

Writer | Svengali

Vaudeville Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter and Composer.

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Hope, #121

Plot: Garden of Legends (formerly Section 8)

15. Lester Allen

Soundtrack | Carol

16. Murray Alper

Actor | The Maltese Falcon

Murray Alper was born on January 11, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Maltese Falcon (1941), Saboteur (1942) and King of the Underworld (1939). He died on November 16, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Eternal Love (formerly Section 5), Lot 738

17. A.E. Anson

Actor | Arrowsmith

A.E. Anson was born on September 14, 1879 in London, England as Albert E. Anson. He was an actor, known for Arrowsmith (1931) and The Road to Singapore (1931). He was married to Cora Busch, Mary Mallison and Deidre Doyle. He died on June 25, 1936 in Monrovia, California, USA.

Plot: Section 1 - Grave 116

18. Andrew Arbuckle

Actor | John Petticoats

Andrew Arbuckle was born on September 5, 1887 in Galveston, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for John Petticoats (1919), Big Tremaine (1916) and The Spider and the Rose (1923). He was married to Blanche Duquesne. He died on September 21, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Ancestors, Plot # 470

19. William L. Arndt

Actor | Can't Stop the Music

William L. Arndt is an actor, known for Can't Stop the Music (1980).

20. Gus Arnheim

Soundtrack | Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Composer, conductor and songwriter ("I Cried For You", "Sweet and Lovely"), leader of his own orchestra, he toured Europe and the US, appearing in theatres, night clubs and ballrooms. He joined ASCAP in 1925, and his chief musical collaborators include Arthur Freed, Jules Lemare, Abe Lyman and ...

Plot: Beth Olam Mausoleum, Hall of Solomon, M-8, #5408

21. Mabel Wiles

Actress | A Son of Erin

Mabel Wiles was born on April 25, 1888 in Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for A Son of Erin (1916), Jordan Is a Hard Road (1915) and The Planter (1917). She died on January 6, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Wall Crypt 3111 Unit 2

22. Art Arthur

Writer | Rhino!

Arthur started in the business as a Broadway columnist for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, later going to work for the Toronto Star. He worked on Cecil B. DeMille¡¦s executive staff as well as serving on the executive board of the Writers Guild of America. He also worked on the Oscar winning documentary,...

Plot: Garden of Beginnings

23. Max Asher

Actor | The Great Towel Robbery

Max Asher was born on May 5, 1885 in Oakland, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Great Towel Robbery (1913), Captain Kidd's Priceless Treasure (1914) and Rip Van Winkle (1921). He died on April 15, 1957 in Los Angeles, California.

Plot: Garden of Legends, Lot 53

25. Gertrude Astor

Actress | The Cat and the Canary

The first actress to sign a contract with Universal in 1915, Gertrude Astor (born in Ohio as Gertrude Irene Astor) began her career playing trombone and saxophone on a riverboat. Towering over most of her leading men at 5'11", she often played golddiggers, rich socialites or a leading lady's best ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Haven of Worship, North Wall, Niche 5, Tier 13 GPS coordinates: 34.0892906, -118.3211975 (hddd.dddd)

26. Charles Avery

Actor | The Taming of the Shrew

Charles Avery was born on May 28, 1873 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Charles Avery Bradford. He was an actor and director, known for The Taming of the Shrew (1908), Her Donkey Love (1917) and His Unconscious Conscience (1917). He died on July 23, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

27. Agnes Ayres

Actress | The Sheik

Extremely popular silent star of the 1920s. Her popularity was enhanced when she co-starred with Rudolph Valentino in The Sheik (1921) and The Son of the Sheik (1926). She made her screen debut at Essanay Studios in 1915. While she was popular in the 1920s (thanks to the patronage of her lover, ...

Plot: Chapel Columbarium, Niche 3D, Tier 3, Lower South Wall

28. Leah Baird

Actress | Don't Doubt Your Wife

Leah Baird first made a name for herself in summer stock and traveling stock companies. After playing several leads in the William F. Brady troupe opposite Douglas Fairbanks Vitagraph signed her to a contract. Her peak years in film were from 1916-1918 at which time she was a very popular player. ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Haven of Worship, T-12, N1

29. C. Graham Baker

Writer | Four Faces West

Baker started as a newspaper reporter in Brooklyn and Manhattan before entering films in 1914. He wrote a number of screenplays for comedian John Bunny and also wrote for Fox, Universal and Warner Bros., studios under the name of Leslie S. Barrows. Baker died following brain surgery.

Plot: Section 5 #710

30. Rex 'Snowy' Baker

Actor | The Jackeroo of Coolabong

Known as one of Australia's greatest athletes, Baker represented a boxing company in Australia and worked with partner W.F. Howe and his wife who was very involved in the business. In 1908, he gained fame for boxing in the Olympic games which were held in London. Baker was also an expert swimmer ...

Plot: Colonnade, north wall, T-3, N-11

31. George Barbier

Actor | The Man Who Came to Dinner

Barbier was educated for the ministry before going to work on the stage. He appeared on Broadway in such successes as "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Man Who Came Back," among others. He signed a contract with Paramount Pictures in 1929 and later worked as an actor for most of the major ...

Original burial site

32. Peter Bardens

Soundtrack | A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

Peter Bardens was born on June 19, 1945 in London, England. He died on January 22, 2002 in Malibu, California, USA.

Plot: Section 5, Lot A, space 13

33. André Barlatier

Cinematographer | Exit Smiling

Barlatier was brought to the U.S. by Carl Laemmle. He passed away while working on a 3-D experiment at Columbia Studios.

34. George Barnes

Cinematographer | Rebecca

Veteran cinematographer George S. Barnes had a well-earned reputation for reliability and a knack for combining artistry with economic efficiency. As a result, he was seldom out of work.

Having started as a still photographer for Thomas H. Ince in 1918, Barnes quickly rose through the ranks to ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Refuge, Corridor G-2, Crypt 2087

35. James O. Barrows

Actor | The Tomboy

James O. Barrows was born on March 29, 1855 in Copperopolis, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Tomboy (1924), The Signal Tower (1924) and The Sea Beast (1926). He died on December 7, 1925 in Hollywood, California.

Plot: Section 13, #519

36. Anne Bauchens

Editor | The Ten Commandments

Anne Bauchens was a pioneering film editor who had a long-standing partnership with director Cecil B. DeMille. In fact, she first edited a DeMille film in 1915 and then edited all of his films for 38 years, beginning with We Can't Have Everything (1918) and ending with The Ten Commandments (1956). ...

Plot: Chapel Columbarium, 1st floor, northwest wall, T-2, N-3

37. Mary Baxter

Actress | Hark at Barker

Mary Baxter is an actress, known for Hark at Barker (1969), Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971) and The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins (1971).

38. Frank Beal

Director | The Inside of the White Slave Traffic

Frank Beal was born on September 11, 1862 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Elisha Frank Beal. He was a director and actor, known for The Inside of the White Slave Traffic (1913), The Line-Up at Police Headquarters (1914) and The Devil, the Servant and the Man (1912). He was married to Louise Lester. He ...

Plot: C Building, #162

Plot: C Building, #162

40. William Beaudine

Director | The Ape Man

William Beaudine, the director of nearly 350 known films (nearly one for every day of the year; some listings of his work put his output at 500 movies and hundreds of TV episodes) and scores of television episodes, enjoyed a directing career that stretched across seven decades from the 'Teens to ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Faith, Crypt 3227

41. Bertee Beaumont

Actress | The Lightning Warrior

Beaumont broke into show business in Memphis, Tennessee with an act known as 'Wells, Dunn and Harlan,' after being discovered by actor Otis Harlan. She played on stage in the chorus and later played leading roles. Married to actor Jack Arnold, they entered vaudeville and had a successful run ...

42. Tony Beckley

Actor | The Italian Job

A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, Beckley appeared in BBC-TV's "Romeo and Juliet" and later in "War and Peace" and "Julius Caesar." Prior to his death, he had appeared on stage with Maggie Smith in "Snap" and Elaine Strich in Tennesse Williams' "Small Craft Warnings." ...

Plot: Garden of Legends (Section 8), Lot 236, east side next to lake

43. Charles Belcher

Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Charles Belcher born in San Francisco in 1872. A graduate of San Francisco's Lincoln Grammar School. Became popular in drama and comedy theatre from 1907. White-haired gentleman who appeared in many action adventure and drama films, first starring with Ruth Roland in a adventure serial 'The ...

44. Monta Bell

Producer | The Worst Woman in Paris?

Producer / director/ screenwriter Monta Bell was born on February 5, 1891, in Washington, DC. He turned to the stage as an actor after trying his hand at journalism in that city. He was cast by Charles Chaplin in the great comedian's The Pilgrim (1923), which was Bell's sole screen appearance as an...

Plot: Section 8, Lot 88 (close to Nelson Eddy)

45. Ted Bennett

Producer | Caprice

Ted Bennett is an actor and producer, known for Caprice (2010), Liquid Bridge (2003) and Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda (2011).

Plot: Section 10W, Grave C-832

46. Curtis Benton

Actor | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Curtis Benton was born on August 26, 1885 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Horatio Curtis Benton. He was an actor and writer, known for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916), The Runaway Express (1926) and The Uninvited Guest (1924). He died on September 14, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Columbarium 1st floor, column 2

47. George Berkeley

Actor | The Law vs. Billy the Kid

George Berkeley was born on June 13, 1921 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA as George Berkeley Botbyl. He was an actor, known for The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954), Captain Midnight (1954) and Your Jeweler's Showcase (1952). He died on February 1, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, H-2, Haven of Honor

48. Harry Bernard

Actor | The Shadow

Harry Bernard was born on January 13, 1878 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Shadow (1937), Saps at Sea (1940) and Bedtime Worries (1933). He died on November 4, 1940 in Hollywood, California.

49. Flo Bert

Actress | I'm from Arkansas

A Broadway actress, Flo appeared in "Cinderella on Broadway: A Fantasy of the Great White Way," which opened June 24, 1920 and ran for 126 performances. She played Miss Moffet in "Humpty Dumpty Lane," "The Silver Slipper Ball" and "Watteau Land." She also played the roles of Amy in "Lies" and the ...

50. Herman Bing

Actor | Hide-Out

Herman Bing was born on March 30, 1889 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Hide-Out (1934), The Great Waltz (1938) and The Great Lover (1931). He was married to Carla Lichtenstein. He died on January 9, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section 8, Lot 199

51. Maurice Black

Actor | Bonnie Scotland

Maurice Black was born on January 14, 1891 in Queens, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Bonnie Scotland (1935), The Front Page (1931) and The Game That Kills (1937). He was married to Edythe Raynore. He died on January 18, 1938 in Hollywood, California, USA.

52. Paula Blackton

Actress | The Littlest Scout

Paula Blackton was born on August 1, 1881 in Georgia, USA as Paula Hilburn. She was an actress and writer, known for The Littlest Scout (1919), A Spring Idyl (1917) and Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1905). She was married to J. Stuart Blackton. She died on March 27, 1930 in Los Angeles, ...

Plot: Garden Of Legends.

53. Mel Blanc

Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Mel Blanc, known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" is regarded as the most prolific actor to ever work in Hollywood with over a thousand screen credits. He developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range. The legendary specialist from ...

54. Lilian Bond

Actress | The Old Dark House

An attractive, wavy-haired brunette Londoner, Lilian Bond graduated from Brompton Oratory School and began her show business career in pantomimes and revues as a teenager. She travelled to America in 1926 to appear on Broadway in the 'Ziegfeld Follies' and for Earl Carroll's 'Vanities', as well as ...

Plot: Section 6, Lot 306, Space 9

55. Gypsy Boots

Actor | Life/Drawing

Gypsy Boots was born on August 19, 1914 in San Francisco, California, USA as Robert Bootzin. He was an actor, known for Apartment 12 (2000), Childish Things (1969) and A Swingin' Summer (1965). He was married to Lois Bloemker. He died on August 8, 2004 in Camarillo, California.

56. Nina Borget

To Catch a Thief

Nina Borget was born on September 12, 1909 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France as Nina Micheline Accursius De Ravenne. She was an actress, known for To Catch a Thief (1955), Funny Face (1957) and Around the World in 80 Days (1956). She died on August 12, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

57. Lovyss Bradley

Actress | Outrage

Lovyss Bradley was born on March 2, 1906 in Fayette County, Iowa, USA as Lovyss Tallman. She was an actress, known for Outrage (1950), Man of Conflict (1953) and State Trooper (1956). She died on June 21, 1969 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Haven of Faith, T-11, N-4 GPS coordinates: 34.0892906, -118.3211975 (hddd.dddd)

58. Egon Brecher

Actor | Boulder Dam

Brecher was a 1900 graduate of the University of Heidelberg in Germany and then toured Austria and Germany acting on the stage. He also served as the chief director of the Stadts Theatre in Vienna before going to the U.S. in 1921. He became a naturalized American citizen on 9 May, 1927, along with ...

Plot: Garden of Moses, urn garden

59. Joseph Carl Breil

Composer | The Phantom of the Opera

Not only did Joseph compose music for movies, he was the first person to compose a score specifically for a motion picture - "Queen Elizabeth" in 1912. In addition to film music, Joseph composed for various operas - `Love Laughs at Locksmiths' 1910, `Prof. Tattle' 1913 and, `The Seventh Chord' 1913...

Plot: Cathedral Mausoleum, Alcove of Reverence, T-10, N-7

60. El Brendel

Actor | Just Imagine

El Brendel was born on March 25, 1890 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Elmer Goodfellow Brendel. He was an actor, known for Just Imagine (1930), Wings (1927) and The Big Trail (1930). He was married to Flo Bert. He died on April 9, 1964 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Legends, #38 (Formerly Section 8)

61. Felix Bressart

Actor | Ninotchka

With his lanky frame, big nose, toothbrush moustache and horn-rimmed glasses he looked like someone had decided to cross Groucho Marx with Albert Einstein. The perennial scene-stealer Felix Bressart had two distinct careers as a comic actor: an earlier one, on stage and screen in his native Germany...

62. Monte Brewer

Actor | Mr. Dynamite

Monte Brewer was born on May 12, 1932 in Colorado, USA as Monte Robert Brewer. He was an actor, known for Mr. Dynamite (1941). He died on April 21, 1942 in Hollywood, California, USA.

63. Jack Brooks

Soundtrack | Witness for the Prosecution

Songwriter ("Ole Buttermilk Sky", "That's Amore"), composer and author, he came to the US in 1916 and wrote special material for Bing Crosby, Fred Allen and Phil Harris. He also wrote material for the Armed Forces Radio Service's "Command Performance". Joining ASCAP in 1946, his chief musical ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Haven of Faith, T-11, N-4 GPS coordinates: 34.0892906, -118.3211975 (hddd.dddd)

64. Coral Browne

Actress | Dreamchild

Australian actress who worked primarily in Britain and specialized in superior, upper-crust sorts. Browne began her stage career in Melbourne but moved to England at the age of 21 and quickly brightened the West End with her sharp delivery and stylish sense of comedy. Her film appearances were ...

Plot: Ashes were scattered in the Rose Garden

65. Peter Bruni

Actor | Assault on Precinct 13

Peter Bruni was born on December 28, 1931 in Massachusetts, USA as Mario Vincent Peter Bruni. He was an actor, known for Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), The Wild Wild West (1965) and The Incredible Hulk (1977). He died on May 3, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section 8, near Janet Gaynor

66. Edward Bunker

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

Edward Bunker was born on December 31, 1933 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Edward Heward Bunker. He was an actor and writer, known for Reservoir Dogs (1992), The Longest Yard (2005) and Tango & Cash (1989). He was married to Jennifer Steele. He died on July 19, 2005 in Burbank, ...

Plot: Section 7, Lot 7988, grave 5A

67. Walter Butterworth

Actor | Kraft Television Theatre

Walter Butterworth was born on April 4, 1892 in Wallingford, Pennsylvania, USA as Walter Thomas Butterworth. He was an actor, known for Kraft Theatre (1947). He was married to Margaret Blakeney. He died on March 10, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Behind Cathedral Mausoleum, Section 9, Near Fairbanks Garden Mausoleum, Stack Nine (L-R) / Section on Left (West) Side

68. R. Dale Butts

Music_department | Flame of Barbary Coast

For thirteen years, Butts was the chief pianist and arranger for NBC Radio in Chicago. He left for Hollywood in 1941 and joined Republic Studios as staff composer in 1943. Nominated for his original score: "Flame of the Barbara Coast" in 1945.

Plot: Section 2, #69 GPS coordinates: 34.0899582, -118.3165588 (hddd.dddd)

69. Louis Calhern

Actor | Duck Soup

Tall, distinguished, aristocratic Louis Calhern seemed to be the poster boy for old-money, upper-crust urban society, but he was actually born Carl Vogt, to middle-class parents in New York City. His family moved to St. Louis when he was a child, and it was while playing football in high school ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Abbey Foyer, niche 308, tier 3, South wall GPS coordinates: 34.0892906, -118.3211975 (hddd.dddd)

70. Eduardo Cansino Jr.

Actor | The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd

Eduardo Cansino Jr. was born on October 13, 1919 in New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd (1953) and I've Got a Secret (1952). He died on March 11, 1974 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Beginnings (formerly Section 2), L-6

71. Vernon Cansino

Actor | Madonna of the Desert

Vernon Cansino was born on May 21, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Madonna of the Desert (1948), Song of My Heart (1948) and The Lady from Shanghai (1947). He died on March 23, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Beginnings (formerly Section 2), #6

72. Edwin Carewe

Director | Across the Pacific

Married petite actress Mary Akin when she was just 17 and he was 38. He was already married once - in 1905 but the records of that union are lost - and divorced. Carewe and Akin had two children during their first marriage, daughter Sally Ann (b. 1925) and son William (b. 1927). A third child with ...

Plot: Section 1, #471

73. John Carlyle

Actor | Amazing Stories

John Carlyle was born on January 5, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was an actor, known for Amazing Stories (1985), Tales of Wells Fargo (1957) and One Step Beyond (1959). He died on May 27, 2003 in West Hollywood, California, USA.

Plot: Chapel Columbarium, 2nd floor

74. Horace B. Carpenter

Actor | The Arizona Kid

Horace B. Carpenter was born on January 31, 1875 in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, USA as Horace Bernard Carpenter. He was an actor and director, known for The Arizona Kid (1929), The Last Chance (1926) and Fangs of Fate (1925). He was married to Beatrice Allen and Ella N. Hilger. He died on May 21, 1945 ...

Plot: Garden of Memory, #187 (unmarked)

75. Alexander Carr

Actor | April Fool

Alexander Carr was born on March 7, 1878 in Rumni, Russia. He was an actor and writer, known for April Fool (1926), The Death Kiss (1932) and Potash and Perlmutter (1923). He was married to Helen Ryan Cressman (show girl), Helen Cunningham Carr (actress) and Mary Carr (actress). He died on ...

Plot: Section 17, Row V, grave 102

76. Lynn Cartwright

Actress | A League of Their Own

Frequently appearing for or alongside her actor/writer husband of 50 years, noted stage, screen and TV heavy and writer Leo Gordon, actress Lynn Cartwright is probably best remembered for one of her early screen roles as the brusque, Brooklyn-accented switchboard operator in the cult horror The ...

Plot: Chapel columbarium, 2nd floor, north wall.

77. Maurice Cass

Actor | Federal Operator 99

Maurice Cass was born on October 12, 1884, in Vilnius, Lithuania (then Vilno, Russian Empire). He emigrated to the USA, and in his pursuit of an acting career, he began as announcer and comedian in New York. Cass had a pleasant face, a small body and a big voice.

With his nearsightedness and his ...

78. Joseph Cawthorn

Actor | White Zombie

Cawthorn made his stage debut in 1872 at the age of four. At nine, he went to England and played in music halls for four years. In 1898, Cawthorn made his debut on Broadway and carried on a successful career for some twenty-five years. Moving to Hollywood in 1927, he began a career as a character ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Refuge, #2085

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Refuge, #2085

80. Charles Chaplin Jr.

Actor | The Beat Generation

Charles Chaplin Jr. was born on May 5, 1925 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles Spencer Chaplin Jr. He was an actor, known for The Beat Generation (1959), Fangs of the Wild (1954) and Matinee Theatre (1955). He was married to Martha Brown (nurse) and Susan Magness. He died on ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Trust, Crypt 1065, Corridor E-2 GPS coordinates: 34.0892906, -118.3211975 (hddd.dddd)

81. Emile Chautard

Director | The Mystery of the Yellow Room

French director and actor of American and French films. He began his career as a stage actor at the Odeon in Paris, then at the Eclair, where he became artistic director and chief director of the theatre school in 1910. Five years later he traveled to America and began a successful career as a film...

Plot: Chapel Columbarium, Lower Column E, Tier 1.

82. Al Christie

Producer | Mrs. Plum's Pudding

Al Christie began his career in 1909 with the Nestor Company. In 1912 he was put in charge of production for a series of westerns. By 1916 he had set up his own production company that produced comedy two-reelers and occasionally a full-length feature. He was the brother of producer/director ...

Plot: Section 8, Lot 178

83. Charles Christie

Director | 813

Charles H.V. Christie, the motion picture studio owner and real estate developer, was born on April 14, 1880 in London, Ontario, Canada. He emigrated to the United States with his younger brother Al to seek employment in the film industry. Al eventually became head of comedy production at Adolph ...

Plot: Garden of Legends, #178 - family marker

84. Gertrude Claire

Actress | Oliver Twist

Claire made her stage debut at 16 and later played on the stage in New York with John Drew, Edwin Booth and Richard Mansfield. At one time, she managed her own stock company in Boston.

Plot: Chapel Mausoleum, Corridor C, Crypt 149 (closed to the public for many years).

85. Lana Clarkson

Actress | Scarface

This beautiful, long-legged blonde actress was known to be a kind, intelligent and dependable actor with a comedic talent as well. She appeared in many American TV hits of the 1970s and 1980s, such as Three's Company (1976), The Jeffersons (1975), The New Mike Hammer (1984), Riptide (1984), Knight ...

Plot: Chapel Columbarium, 2nd floor, south wall

86. Dark Cloud

Actor | What Am I Bid?

Dark Cloud was born on September 20, 1861 in St. Francis Indian Village, Quebec, Canada as Elijah Tahamont. He was an actor and writer, known for What Am I Bid? (1919), The Dishonored Medal (1914) and The Woman Untamed (1920). He was married to Margaret Camp. He died on October 17, 1918 in Los ...

Plot: Section 10W

87. W.H. Clune

Producer | Ramona

In 1915, Clune purchased forty acres of land near Hollywood Memorial Park and built a soundstage for making movies. When United Artists was formed, the production office moved to the studio and lensed a handful of films on that lot. In 1922, Columbia Pictures occupied the lot, followed by ...

Plot: Cathedral Mausoleum, Crypt 994

88. Iron Eyes Cody

Actor | Indian Agent

Iron Eyes Cody was born Espera or "Oscar" DeCorti, the son of two first-generation immigrants from Italy. In 1924 he moved to California, changed his name from "DeCorti" to "Corti" to Cody, and started working as an actor, presenting himself as a Native American. He married an Indian woman, Bertha ...

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Memories, crypt 3301, corridor H-4-1 GPS coordinates: 34.0892906, -118.3211975 (hddd.dddd)

89. Art Cohn

Writer | Red Skies of Montana

Died in the same airplane crash as Mike Todd, whose biography he was writing.

Plot: Section 16, Row A, Grave 7

90. Harry Cohn

It Happened One Night

He was crude, uneducated, foul and, even on his best behavior, abrasive. No major studio executive of the so-called "Golden Age" was more loathed (although at times the dictatorial Samuel Goldwyn and the hard-nosed Jack L. Warner came close) than Harry Cohn.

Born in the middle of 5 children to ...

Plot: Garden of Legends (Section 8), Lot 86, directly across street from Cathedral Mausoluem GPS coordinates: 34.0885811, -118.3168030 (hddd.dddd)

91. Jack Cohn

Producer | The Sideshow

Arguably there wouldn't have been a Columbia Pictures without him. Jacob (Jack) Cohn was born into an impoverished immigrant family that eventually numbered four children. Hollywood history may credit his younger brother Harry Cohn for a begrudging amount of greatness but he not only followed in ...

92. Joan Perry

Actress | The Lone Wolf Strikes

Born in Florida, Joan went to New York where she worked as a model. In 1935 she went to Hollywood where she was signed at Columbia Pictures. While at Columbia, Joan appeared in a number of films and worked with leading men such as Ralph Bellamy, Melvyn Douglas and Lew Ayres. She also caught the eye...

Plot: Section 8, lot #78, Cohn family plot, in the crypt next to Harry Cohn GPS coordinates: 34.0887184, -118.3166275 (hddd.dddd)

93. Ralph Cohn

Producer | Legion of Terror

Cohn started Screen Gems as a subsidiary to Columbia Pictures and served as it's general manager. He was responsible for starting the The Ford Television Theatre (1952) on television and in 1952 was named vice president and general manager of Screen Gems, becoming president in 1958. Columbia ...

Plot: Section 8, #78

Plot: Garden of Legends (formerly Section 8), Grave #78

95. Lois Collier

Actress | A Night in Casablanca

Born Madelyn Earle Jones in South Carolina in 1922, this actress' childhood dream was to be a missionary in China, but a taste of acting in school plays soon changed her mind and she decided on a career on stage. Her mother was supportive of her decision and, while Madelyn was attending college in ...

Plot: New Beth Olam Mausoleum, Hall of David, T-6-2, Crypt 6386

96. Pierre Collings

Writer | The Story of Louis Pasteur

First job at age 17 at the Brunton Studios.

Plot: Section 2W, #696

97. Edward Connelly

Actor | The Devil

American character actor of silent films, Edward Connelly, a native New Yorker, was a newspaperman before he became an actor, being a reporter for the New York Sunl. At 25 he joined a theatrical stock company in Kansas City and appeared subsequently on Broadway in such plays as "Shore Acres," "The ...

Plot: Chapel Mausoleum, Corridor C, Crypt 283

98. Jane Connelly

Actress | The Man from Beyond

Jane Connelly was born on May 2, 1883 in Port Huron, Michigan, USA. She was an actress, known for The Man from Beyond (1922). She was married to Erwin Connelly. She died on October 25, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Memories, Building A, Crypt 209.

99. Eddie Conrad

Actor | Foreign Correspondent

Eddie Conrad was born on October 27, 1892 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Foreign Correspondent (1940), Man from Montreal (1939) and Down Argentine Way (1940). He died on April 1, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section 16, Row L, grave 20 [unmarked]

100. Morty Corb

Music_department | Playhouse 90

Morty Corb was born on April 10, 1917 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Mortimer G. Corb. He is known for his work on Playhouse 90 (1956), The Odd Couple (1970) and The Bob Crosby Show (1953). He died on January 11, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Shrine of Eternal Glory, G-9

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