Forest Lawn Glendale Memorial Park

by Syl | created - 01 Aug 2012 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

The men and women who are interred at Forest Lawn Glendale Memorial Park in Glendale, California.

1. Ross Alexander

Actor | Captain Blood

The tragically brief life of fresh-faced, boyishly handsome Ross Alexander, who seemed to have everything going for him, plays these days like a bad Hollywood movie. Alexander was a charming, highly engaging young actor whose pleasant voice and breezy personality aided greatly in his transition ...

Plot: Sunrise Slope, Lot 292 GPS coordinates: 34.1223907, -118.2474213 (hddd.dddd)

2. Forrest J. Ackerman

Actor | The Wizard of Speed and Time

Forrest J. Ackerman was born on November 24, 1916 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Forrest James Ackerman. He was an actor, known for The Wizard of Speed and Time (1988), Braindead (1992) and Nudist Colony of the Dead (1991). He was married to Mathilde "Wendayne" Wahrman. He died on December 4, ...

3. Art Acord

Actor | The Scrappin' Kid

Art Acord was born on April 17, 1890 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA as Arthemus Ward Acord. He is known for his work on The Scrappin' Kid (1926), The White Horseman (1921) and The Arizona Kid (1929). He was married to Louise Lorraine, Edythe Sterling and Edna Nores. He died on January 4, 1931 in ...

Plot: Vale of Memory, L-2608

4. Buddy Adler

Producer | From Here to Eternity

While known mostly for his activities as a film producer, Maurice Buddy Adler attended both Columbia and Pennsylvania universities and wrote fiction short stories for magazines prior to becoming involved in the film industry. In 1936 he joined MGM Pictures as a writer for the regular series of ...

Plot: Garden of Memory

5. John G. Adolfi

Director | A Man and His Mate

Entering films as an actor in 1910, John G. Adolfi soon switched careers and became a director. He turned out numerous, mostly low-budget films for minor companies, but every so often got a chance to work at a big studio like Fox. His big break came in the sound era, when he formed a partnership ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Love, N-6352

6. Wally Albright

Actor | Roll Along, Cowboy

Wally Albright was born on September 3, 1925 in Burbank, California, USA as Walton Algernon Albright. He was an actor, known for Roll Along, Cowboy (1937), Thunder (1929) and What Price Vengeance (1937). He died on August 7, 1999 in Sacramento, California.

Plot: Garden of Ascension, Lot 7380, Lawn Crypt 3.

7. Robert Alda

Actor | Rhapsody in Blue

Robert Alda's career began in vaudeville, as a singer-dancer. Graduating to performing on radio and in burlesque, he made a splashy film debut as George Gershwin in Rhapsody in Blue (1945). His film career faltered somewhat after that, but he had much greater success on the Broadway stage in such ...

Plot: Garden of Ascension

8. Robert Alexander

Actor | Muriel's Wedding

Robert Alexander was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is an actor, known for Muriel's Wedding (1994), Home and Away (1988) and Neighbours (1985).

9. James Abbott

Actor | Onna '44

James Abbott is an actor, known for Onna '44 (2008).

Plot: Brotherly Love, Lot #1858 G-2

10. Gracie Allen

Actress | A Damsel in Distress

Gracie Allen was born on July 26, 1895 in San Francisco, California, USA as Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen. She was an actress, known for A Damsel in Distress (1937), The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939) and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950). She was married to George Burns. She died ...

Plot: Freedom Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Heritage.

11. Elvia Allman

Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Elvia Allman was born on September 19, 1904 in Enochville, North Carolina, USA as Elvia Beatrice Allman. She was an actress, known for Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), The Nutty Professor (1963) and Blondie (1957). She was married to Jerome Laveck Bayler, Charles ("C.C.") Pyle and Wesley Benton ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Sanctity, N-21389

12. Wayne Allwine

Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Wayne Allwine was born on February 7, 1947 in Glendale, California, USA as Wayne Anthony Allwine. He is known for his work on Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Innerspace (1987) and Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989). He was married to Russi Taylor, Kim Knowlton, Karla Marie (Hokr) Carlsen and ...

Plot: Court of Freedom, Garden of Freedom, Garden, Lot 6226, Space 1

13. Astrid Allwyn

Actress | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Lovely Connecticut-born blonde Astrid Allwyn, with her foreign-sounding name and icy countenance, spruced up a number of 1930s and early 1940s films. Of Swedish descent, she studied dancing and dramatics in New York and later gathered experience joining a stock company. Allwyn made her Broadway ...

Plot: Court of Freedom, L-955

Plot: Freedom Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Allegience, C-21150

15. Kenneth Anderson

Actor | The Stone Boy

Kenneth Anderson is an actor, known for The Stone Boy (1984).

Plot: Graceland, L-6776, space 3

16. Lona Andre

Actress | Death in the Air

An attractive actress whose major feature was her cute dimples, Lona Andre played leads in minor films and supporting roles in major films for most of her career. Her four-day marriage to actor Edward Norris must have set some kind of record. After her screen career was over, she became a ...

Plot: Cathedral Slope, L-1313

17. Laverne Andrews

Actress | Buck Privates

Ms. Andrews and her sisters, Patty and Maxene, were one of the most successful women's singing groups, with 19 gold records and sales of nearly 100 million copies. The sisters began performing in the early 1930s when the Depression wiped out their father's business. In 1937, the sisters scored ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Memory, niche 20390

18. Maxene Andrews

Actress | Buck Privates

Ms. Andrews and her sisters, Patty and Laverne, were one of the most successful women's singing groups, with 19 gold records and sales of nearly 100 million copies. The sisters began performing in the early 1930's when the Depression wiped out their father's business. In 1937, the trio of sisters ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Memory, niche 20390

19. Lucien N. Andriot

Cinematographer | And Then There Were None

Beginning his Hollywood career in 1914 - after several years experience as a cameraman in France, starting with Zigomar (1911) - French-born Lucien Andriot was one of the most prolific of American cinematographers. A competent craftsman, he photographed some top-quality features, but most of his ...

Plot: Garden of Honor, Columbarium of the Evening Star, N-2527

20. Poupée Andriot

Actress | The Bait

Poupée Andriot was born on October 29, 1899 in New York City, New York, USA as Edna Stone. She was an actress, known for The Bait (1921). She was married to Lucien N. Andriot. She died on November 13, 1988 in Northridge, California, USA.

Plot: Garden of Honor, Columbarium of the Evening Star, N-2527

21. George Archainbaud

Director | One Week of Love

French-born (Paris) George Archainbaud got his start in show business as an actor and stage manager in France. Emigrating to the US in 1915, he got work as an assistant director to fellow French expatriate Emile Chautard at William A. Brady's World Film Co. in Fort Lee, NJ. His directorial debut ...

Plot: Court of Freedom, Columbarium of Heavenly Peace

22. James Arness

Actor | Gunsmoke

American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke (1955). Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness, had formerly been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Jasmine Terrace, Sanctuary of Abiding Hope, Crypt 16174

23. Russell Ash

Around the World in 80 Days

Russell Ash was born on December 12, 1910 in Springfield, Ohio, USA as Russell Harvey Ash. He was an actor, known for Around the World in 80 Days (1956), State Fair (1945) and Marjorie Morningstar (1958). He died on June 4, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: GM-Columbarium of Memory Niche 19477

24. Roscoe Ates

Actor | Freaks

Roscoe Ates was born on January 20, 1895 in Grange, Mississippi, USA as Roscoe Blevel Ates. He was an actor, known for Freaks (1932), Inner Sanctum (1948) and Politics (1931). He was married to Beatrice Heisser, Barbara Ray and Clara Callahan. He died on March 1, 1962 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Consecration, Niche #1882.

25. Gene Austin

Soundtrack | Songs and Saddles

Gene Austin was a singer, songwriter ("When My Sugar Walks Down the Street") and author, educated at Baltimore University. He served in the US Army in 1916 with the Mexican Punitive Expedition, then in World War I. He sang in theaters, vaudeville, radio, television and films, and made many ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Sacred Promise, crypt 14180

26. Laurence Austin

Self | Keepers of the Frame

Laurence Austin was born on February 5, 1922 in Orange County, California, USA. He died on January 17, 1997 in Los Angeles, California.

27. Lois Austin

Actress | Down Texas Way

Lois Austin was born on April 3, 1901 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Lois Julia Austin. She was an actress, known for Down Texas Way (1942), The Trap (1946) and The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946). She was married to Charles Barton and Arthur Leon Yarborough. She died on April 26, 1957 in ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Nativity Columbarium, Niche 20653

28. Marion Aye

Actress | The Roughneck

Marion Aye was born Maryon Eloise Aye on April 5, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois. Her father was a lawyer who moved the family to California. When she was fifteen Marion lied about her age to elope with her older boyfriend Sherman Plaskett. Sadly he passed away just a year later. While walking on the ...

Plot: Meditation L-24

29. Mitchell Ayres

Music_department | The Hollywood Palace

Composer,conductor, bandleader, author and songwriter, educated at Columbia University. He made many records. Leading his own orchestra in the 1940s, he later became the musical director for recordings, most notably for Perry Como. He joined ASCAP in 1955, and his popular-song compositions include ...

Plot: Garden of Remembrance, #1448

30. Fay Babcock

Set_decorator | Cover Girl

Plot: Court of Freedom, lot #130A

31. Lynn Baggett

Actress | D.O.A.

Tall, regal, sultry-eyed, flame-haired (later blonde) Lynn Baggett is better remembered for her turbulent, unhappy private life than for her "B" level acting roles. Born Ruth Baggett in Wichita Falls, Texas, on May 10, 1923, her father, David L., was in the oil business and her mother, the former ...

Plot: Graceland, Lot 992

32. C. Bakaleinikoff

Music_department | Bride of Frankenstein

Constantin Bakaleinikoff was born in Moscow in 1896 and studied music at the Moscow Conservatory. Trained as a violoncellist and conductor, he formed a trio with fellow young conservatory graduates and toured Russia, until enlistment in the infantry during World War I forced a temporary stop to his...

Plot: Ascension, Lot 8436, space 2

33. Mischa Bakaleinikoff

Music_department | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Composer and accomplished double-bass player and cellist, Mischa fled his country after the October Revolution of 1917, along with his brothers Vladimir and Constantin. He arrived in America in 1926, and, five years later, got a job with Columbia in Hollywood. He was at first utilised as a musician...

Plot: Ascension, Lot 8612

34. Art Baker

Actor | Spellbound

Art Baker was born on January 7, 1898 in New York City, New York, USA as Arthur Shank. He was an actor, known for Spellbound (1945), The Farmer's Daughter (1947) and Cause for Alarm! (1951). He was married to Alice Baker. He died on August 26, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Memory

Plot: Comemmoration, L-3598

36. Suzan Ball

Actress | Chief Crazy Horse

Suzan Ball, a second cousin of Lucille Ball, was born on March 3, 1934, in Jamestown, New York. She came to Hollywood with her family in 1941. She sang with the Mel Baker Orchestra from 1948-1953. Her first part in Hollywood was as a harem girl in Aladdin and His Lamp (1952) at Monogram. She got an ...

Plot: Eventide, L-2922

37. Martha Bamattre

To Catch a Thief

Martha Bamattre was born on November 19, 1891 in Bäretswil, Zurich, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for To Catch a Thief (1955), An American in Paris (1951) and Battleground (1949). She died on July 12, 1970 in Glendale, California, USA.

Plot: Court of Freedom #4114

38. Travis Banton

Costume_designer | Shanghai Express

Travis Banton was the star costume designer at Paramount during the studio's heyday of glamour and sophistication in the 1930's. During his tenure (1924-38), he created imaginative, often daring designs for stars like Kay Francis, Carole Lombard, Mae West and, most famously, Marlene Dietrich. His ...

Plot: Columbarium of Nativity, Niche 20549

39. Theda Bara

Actress | A Fool There Was

Theda Bara was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, as Theodosia Goodman, on July 29, 1885. She was the daughter of a local tailor and his wife. As a teenager Theda was interested in the theatrical arts and once she finished high school, she dyed her blond hair black and went in pursuit of her dream. By 1908 ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Memory, niche 19565

40. Joseph Barbera

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

Joseph Barbera was born on March 24, 1911 in Little Italy, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Roland Barbera. He was a producer and director, known for ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), Scooby-Doo (2002) and The Smurfs (1981). He was married to Sheila Holden and Dorothy Earl. He died ...

Plot: The Great Mausoleum, Holly Terrace, Corridor of Glory, Mausoleum Crypt 14451

41. Joan Barclay

Actress | Sky Racket

Born Mary Elizabeth Greear, the actress best known as Joan Barclay came out to Hollywood when her mother, anxious to leave Minnesota's cold climate, put "Florida" and "California" in a hat and let young Mary Elizabeth draw. One of her earliest acting jobs was a role in The Gaucho (1927) with ...

42. Ben Bard

Actor | The Bat Whispers

Ben Bard entered theatrical life in his teens, touring under the name "B.D. Bard" with the Jolly Della Pringle theatre company. He played the Schubert Circuit in Vaudeville as the straight man to comic Jack "Baron Munchausen" Pearl. He was brought to Hollywood in the silent movie era to test as a ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Azalea Terrace, within Ruth Roland's family crypt. [unmarked]

43. Binnie Barnes

Actress | The Time of Their Lives

British-born actress who appeared in both British and American films, but who found her greatest success in Hollywood second leads. After a variety of jobs, including nurse, chorus girl and milkmaid, Barnes entered vaudeville. She appeared in more than a score of short comedies with comedian ...

Plot: Buried in the Joe E. Brown family plot, Sunrise Slope, behind the Great Mausoleum to the left of Aimee S. McPherson

44. T. Roy Barnes

Actor | It's a Gift

T. Roy Barnes was born on August 11, 1880 in Lincolnshire, England. He was an actor, known for It's a Gift (1934), Seven Chances (1925) and So Long Letty (1920). He was married to Bessie Crawford (actress). He died on March 30, 1937 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Graceland, Lot 5077

45. Jack Barry

Actor | Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask

Jack Barry was born March 20, 1918 in Lindenhurst, New York, the son of Cecelia (Hepner) and Max Barasch. In his adult years, he did saloon work until Dan Enright said they should go into game shows. He hosted Winky Dink and You, the first example of interactive TV. He later went on to host ...

Plot: Garden of Ascension, Lot 9171

46. Billy Barty

Actor | Masters of the Universe

Billy Barty was born William John Bertanzetti on October 25, 1924 in Millsboro, Pennsylvania. He began performing at age three and began making pictures in 1927. He played Mickey Rooney's little brother in the "Mickey McGuire" comedy shorts series. He was equally adept in both comedy and drama, and...

Plot: Freedom Mausoleum, Columbarium of Blessedness, N-38011

47. Florence Bates

Actress | Rebecca

The American character actress, Florence Rabe, was the daughter of an antique store owner. She gained a degree in Mathematics from the University of Texas in 1906 and went on to a career in teaching and social work. She changed course after being persuaded by a friend to study law, and, passing her...

Plot: Haven of Peace #379

48. L. Frank Baum

Writer | The Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum became a success with his 1883 production of "The Maid of Arran" in 1882. He was a dreamer, had a printing press and an amateur newspaper, "The Rose Lawn Home Journal" and published a coin and stamp collecting guide. He failed at almost everything through poor business sense. He had ...

Plot: Section G, next to the narrow road

49. Warner Baxter

Actor | In Old Arizona

Warner Baxter claimed to have an early pre-disposition toward show business: "I discovered a boy a block away who would eat worms and swallow flies for a penny. For one-third of the profits, I exhibited him in a tent." When he was age 9, his widowed mother moved to San Francisco where, following ...

Plot: Garden of Memory, crypt 579

50. Harry Beaumont

Director | The Broadway Melody

Born in Abilene, KS, in 1888, Harry Beaumont started his show-business career early--he quit school to become an actor in a traveling stock company, and eventually made his way to the New York stage. In 1912 he began working as a film actor for Edison studios--which was headquartered across the ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Inspiration, Niche 14621

51. Wallace Beery

Actor | The Champ

In 1902, 16-year-old Wallace Beery joined the Ringling Brothers Circus as an assistant to the elephant trainer. He left two years later after a leopard clawed his arm. Beery next went to New York, where he found work in musical variety shows. He became a leading man in musicals and appeared on ...

Plot: Vale of Memory, Lot 2086

52. Adele Belgrade

Actress | Happiness

Adele Belgrade was born in 1867 in Mississippi, USA. She was an actress, known for Happiness (1917). She was married to Fred J. Butler. She died on March 30, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Sunshine Slope, one row above son David Butler (Lot 3424)

53. Rex Bell

Actor | Law and Lead

Rex Bell was born on October 16, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as George Francis Beldam. He was an actor, known for Law and Lead (1936), Broadway to Cheyenne (1932) and Too Much Beef (1936). He was married to Clara Bow. He died on July 4, 1962 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Plot: Freedom Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Heritage

54. Cosmo Kyrle Bellew

Actor | The Love Contract

Cosmo Kyrle Bellew was born on November 23, 1874. He was an actor, known for The Love Contract (1932), Summer Bachelors (1926) and Beloved (1934). He was married to Anita Bellew, X X and Y Y. He died on January 25, 1948 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Memory, N-20061

55. Ralph Belmont

Actor | A Sea Mystery

Ralph Belmont was born on April 9, 1882 in Italy. He was an actor, known for A Sea Mystery (1916) and Li'l Nor'wester (1915). He was married to Lulu Sutton. He died on September 21, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of the Sacrament, C-10779

56. William 'Billy' Benedict

Actor | Adventures of Captain Marvel

William Benedict was active in the drama department of his Tulsa, Oklahoma, high school and, at the height of the Depression (1934), decided to relocate to California. At first, he wanted to be a dancer, but when he discovered that dancers were a dime-a-dozen in Hollywood, he concentrated on acting...

Plot: Wee Kirk Churchyard, Lot 2133, space 3

57. Enid Bennett

Actress | Fuss and Feathers

Australian-born Enid Bennett (her sisters, Catherine Bennett and Marjorie Bennett, were also actresses) started her career on stage in Sydney. She became a well-regarded stage actress there, and eventually made her way to New York to conquer Broadway. Broadway, however, wasn't particularly ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of the Dawn, N-30247

58. Marjorie Bennett

Actress | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Marjorie Bennett was born on January 15, 1896 in York, Australia. She was an actress, known for What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), 101 Dalmatians (1961) and Mary Poppins (1964). She died on June 14, 1982 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Columbarium of Dawn, N-30247-Great Mausoleum

59. Harry Beresford

Actor | Anna Karenina

Harry Beresford was born on November 4, 1863 in London, England as Henry William Walter Horseley Beresford. He was an actor and writer, known for Anna Karenina (1935), Cleopatra (1934) and David Copperfield (1935). He was married to Edith Wylie (actress). He died on October 4, 1944 in Los Angeles, ...

Plot: Whispering Pines, L-1902

Plot: Meditation, L-757, space 6A

61. Felix Bernard

Soundtrack | Die Hard

Composer ("Winter Wonderland", "Dardanella"), conductor and pianist, educated at Rensselaer Poly Institute and CR. His early musical studies were with his father, and Bernard was a professional pianist from childhood. He toured the US for the Orpheum and Keith Vaudeville Circuits, and also abroad. ...

Plot: Graceland, L-5892, space 2

Plot: Eventide, L-3222

63. Curtis Bernhardt

Director | Kisses for My President

If Curtis Bernhardt is a relative unknown, it's because he didn't direct his first Hollywood feature until 1940 at the age of 41. Bernhardt worked for years in Germany until his Jewish heritage made living there impossible by 1933-- he was arrested by the Gestapo and made a harrowing underground ...

Plot: Acacia Garden, L-242

64. Mary Bertrand

Actress | Broadway

Mary Bertrand was born on February 11, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Mary Bertrand Steenbergen. She was an actress, known for Broadway (1929). She died on May 12, 1955 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Memory, Memorial Terrace, Niche 19526

65. Joe Besser

Actor | Let's Make Love

Joe Besser was born on August 12, 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri. Short, chubby, balding, childish character actor who began his career on the vaudeville circuit before breaking into films in the early 1930s. He was a frequent foil of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in their films and played Stinky on ...

Plot: Dedication, L-4404, space 2A

66. Claude Binyon

Writer | North to Alaska

A writer with powerful leanings towards wit and satire, Claude Binyon started out as a reporter for the Chicago Examiner. Unsuited to being a straight newspaperman, he was quickly fired. Nonetheless, the editors of the paper recognised writing skill when they saw it and recommended him to the show ...

Plot: Garden of Remembrance, L-2537

67. Billie Bird

Actress | Sixteen Candles

Vaudeville comedienne Billie Bird Sellen was discovered at an orphanage at the age of eight years and hired to tour theater circuits with a vaudeville troupe. During the Vietnam War she accompanied 12 USO tours entertaining the troops in the war zone in the 1960s and 1970s. She had worked as ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Peace

69. Mary Blackford

Actress | The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi

Mary Blackford was born in 1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1933), Love Time (1934) and Merrily Yours (1933). She died on September 25, 1937 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Plot: Whispering Pines, L-1973

70. J. Stuart Blackton

Director | The Glorious Adventure

J. Stuart Blackton came to the US with his family from Sheffield, England, in 1885 at age 10, settling in New York. He became friends with Albert E. Smith - who later became his business partner and headed Vitagraph Studios - in 1894 and they started a short-lived vaudeville act together. Blackton ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Nativity Columbarium, N-20648

71. Olive Blakeney

Actress | The Strange Woman

Brown-haired, articulate American character actress who became a prolific performer on both sides of the Atlantic. Schooled in her native Kentucky she subsequently attended drama classes. Having relocated to London, she soon found steady employment in repertory theatre and eventually made her ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of the Holy Trinity, N-22762

72. Harry Blanchard

Sound_department | Around the Corner

Harry Blanchard was born on January 28, 1878 in Nevada, USA. He is known for his work on Around the Corner (1930), The Broadway Hoofer (1929) and The Song of Love (1929). He died on April 27, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Liberty, L-955

73. Clara Blandick

Actress | The Wizard of Oz

Clara Blandick was a character actress who was born aboard an American ship off the coast of Hong Kong on June 4, 1880. Little is known about her early life until she became an actress. Although she appeared in 118 films, she was primarily a stage actress. Clara actually began her film career at a ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Security, Niche 17230

74. Michael Blodgett

Writer | Turner & Hooch

The handsome and engaging Michael Blodgett was born on September 26, 1939 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Blodgett attended the University of Minnesota and began his acting career in his hometown of Minneapolis. Michael earned a law degree in political science from Cal State Los Angeles and attended ...

Plot: Columbarium of Memory, Memorial Terrace, Lot# 0, Space # 19484

75. Gloria Blondell

Actress | White Lightning

The lesser-known sister of Joan Blondell, she performed in around two dozen Hollywood features. First appearing on Broadway in the 1935 "Three Men on a Horse", she made her silver screen debut with The Daredevil Drivers (1938). Gloria co-starred with Ronald Reagan in Accidents Will Happen (1938), ...

76. Joan Blondell

Actress | Grease

With blonde hair, big blue eyes and a big smile, Joan was usually cast as the wisecracking working girl who was the lead's best friend. Born into vaudeville to a comic named Eddie, Joan was on the stage when she was three years old. For years, she toured the circuit with her parents and joined a ...

Plot: Garden of Honor, Columbarium of the Evening Star

77. Clara Blore

Actress | Swing, Sister, Swing

Clara Blore was born on June 19, 1890 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Clara Mackin. She was an actress, known for Swing, Sister, Swing (1938) and Sunk by the Census (1940). She was married to Eric Blore. She died on April 5, 1973 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Consecration, N-18715

78. Eric Blore

Actor | Top Hat

Born in London, Eric Blore came out of college and started his working life as an insurance agent. But while touring in Australia he took an interest in the stage and theater. He gave up his insurance job and turned to acting after returning to England. With his elfish long, straight nose, ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Consecration

79. Monte Blue

Actor | Key Largo

Stalwart, durable Monte Blue, a romantic leading man of the silent days, was born January 11, 1887, as Gerard Monte Blue (some sources indicate 1890, but his mother's application for his admission to the Soldier's and Sailor's Orphan's Home lists his birth date as January 11, 1887). Various sources...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Fidelity, N-15849

80. Betty Blythe

Actress | She

Brunette, buxom matinee idol Betty Blythe capitalised on the 'roaring 20's' infatuation with exotic screen sirens to achieve a brief period of stardom. She was notoriously one of the first actresses to ever appear nude (or in various stages of undress) on screen. It wasn't that Betty couldn't act, ...

81. True Boardman

Actor | The Further Adventures of Stingaree

True Boardman was born on April 21, 1880 in Oakland, California, USA as William True Boardman. He was an actor, known for The Further Adventures of Stingaree (1917), Tarzan of the Apes (1918) and The Doctor and the Woman (1918). He was married to Virginia True Boardman. He died on September 28, ...

Plot: Section L, L-148, space 1

82. Virginia True Boardman

Actress | A Blind Bargain

Virginia True Boardman was born on May 23, 1889 in Fort Davis, Texas, USA as Virginia Eames. She was an actress, known for A Blind Bargain (1922), Michael O'Halloran (1923) and Where's My Wandering Boy Tonight? (1922). She was married to True Boardman. She died on June 10, 1971 in Hollywood, ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Azalea Columbarium, Niche 36

83. Humphrey Bogart

Actor | Casablanca

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy ...

Plot: Garden of Memory, Columbarium of Eternal Light (Locked area. Not accessible to the general public).

84. Mary Boland

Actress | The Women

Lively, buxom character actress Mary Boland made a name for herself playing vacuous or pixillated motherly types during the 1930's. One of her most memorable performances was as the addle-brained Mrs. Rimplegar of Three Cornered Moon (1933), who gives away her family fortune to a swindler because ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Vespers

85. May Boley

Actress | Tovarich

May Boley was born on May 29, 1881 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She was an actress, known for Tovarich (1937), The Dance of Life (1929) and Going Wild (1930). She died on January 7, 1963 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Plot: Wee Kirk Churchyard, L-686

86. Olive Borden

Actress | Half Marriage

Considered one of the most beautiful actresses of the silent era, Borden was a 'Mack Sennet' bathing beauty at 15 and reached the peak of her career in 1926 when she made 11 films for Fox Studios and was earning $1,500 a week. Refusing to take a salary cut, Borden abruptly left Fox in 1928 and made...

Plot: Liberty, L-1772, space 1

87. Gutzon Borglum

Self | Natural Wonders of the West

Gutzon Borglum was born on March 25, 1867 in Bear Lake, Idaho, USA as John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum. He was married to Mary Williams. He died on March 6, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Plot: Under the Last Supper window, first on the right

88. Danny Borzage

Actor | Mister Roberts

American small-part player, a member of John Ford's stock company. The younger brother of director Frank Borzage and the older brother of assistant director Lew Borzage, he became a beloved figure on film sets, not so much for his acting as for his personality and his musicianship. An accomplished ...

Plot: Freedom Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Goodness

89. Frank Borzage

Director | 7th Heaven

Frank Borzage was born on April 23, 1894 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He was an actor and director, known for 7th Heaven (1927), No Greater Glory (1934) and Bad Girl (1931). He was married to Juanita Scott, Edna Skelton and Rena Rogers. He died on June 19, 1962 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...

Plot: Garden of Everlasting Peace, L-5355

90. Bill Borzage

Actor | Way Down East

Bill Borzage was born on March 4, 1892 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as William Borzage. He was an actor, known for Way Down East (1935), The Great Race (1965) and Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969). He died on June 7, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Court of Freedom, lot #2354

91. Hobart Bosworth

Actor | The Big Parade

Hobart Bosworth--pioneering movie director, writer, producer and actor--was born Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth on August 11, 1867, in Marietta, OH. He was a direct descendant of Miles Standish and John and Priscilla Alden on his father's side and of New York's Van Zandt family, the first Dutch settlers...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Utility Columbarium, niche 4616, not accessible to the general public.

92. Clara Bow

Actress | Wings

Clara Gordon Bow, destined to become THE flapper of the 1920's, was born on July 29, 1905 and raised in poverty and violence in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother tried to slit Clara's throat when she attempted to enter the film industry. She won a photo beauty contest which launched her movie career ...

Plot: Freedom Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Heritage

93. Grace Bradley

Actress | Wake Up and Live

A petite and extremely lovely blonde "B" film actress who eventually deserted her career in favor of standing by her man (cowboy icon William Boyd, aka, "Hopalong Cassidy"), Grace Bradley spent the rest of her life in his shadow and devoting herself to her husband's career. Bill's Hoppy was the ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Sacred Promise

94. William Boyd

Actor | Two Arabian Knights

The son of a day laborer, William Boyd moved with his family to Tulsa, Oklahoma, when he was seven. His parents died while he was in his early teens, forcing him to quit school and take such jobs as a grocery clerk, surveyor and oil field worker. He went to Hollywood in 1919, already gray-haired. ...

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Sacred Promise

95. Charles Brabin

Director | Breakers Ahead

Charles Brabin was born on April 17, 1882 in Liverpool, England. He was a director and writer, known for Breakers Ahead (1918), Thou Shalt Not (1919) and Sporting Blood (1931). He was married to Theda Bara and Susette Mosher. He died on November 3, 1957 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Communion, C-13378

Plot: Kindly Light, L-637, space 1

Plot: Unmarked

98. Edmund Breese

Actor | Duck Soup

Edmund Breese was born on June 18, 1871 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Duck Soup (1933), Platinum Blonde (1931) and Burning Daylight (1928). He was married to Harriet A. Beach and Genevieve Landry. He died on April 6, 1936 in New York City, New York.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Unity Columbarium, Niche 11995

99. Tom Breneman

Actor | Breakfast in Hollywood

Tom Breneman was born on June 18, 1901 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, USA as Thomas Breneman Smith. He was an actor, known for Breakfast in Hollywood (1946). He was married to Billie Dunn. He died on April 28, 1948 in Encino, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Evensong, Crypt 12273

100. Mozelle Britton

Actress | The Fighting Ranger

Mozelle Britton was born on May 12, 1912 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. She is known for her work on The Fighting Ranger (1934). She was married to Alan Dinehart and Thomas W. Gosser. She died on May 18, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Golden Slumber, C-13950