Hollywood Forever Cemeteryby Syl | created - 09 Aug 2012 | updated - 7 months 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)
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 | Holiday Inn
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), Iceland (1942) and Counter-Attack (1945). 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)
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
Actress | The Big Broadcast of 1937
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
Actor | The Americano
Spottiswoode Aitken was born on April 16, 1867 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Frank Spottiswoode Aitken. He was an actor and writer, known for The Americano (1916), The Birth of a Nation (1915) and The White Circle (1920). He was married to Marion Dana Jones. He died on February 26, 1933 in Los Angeles,...
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
Writer | The Man Who Laughs
Vaudeville Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter and Composer.
Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Hope, #121
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 They Were Expendable (1945). 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
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 | Jordan Is a Hard Road
Mabel Wiles was born on April 25, 1888 in Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for Jordan Is a Hard Road (1915), A Son of Erin (1916) 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
24. Sylvia Ashley
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 A Lover's Lost Control (1915). 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, Jess...
Plot: Chapel Columbarium, Niche 3D, Tier 3, Lower South Wall
28. Leah Baird
Actress | Destroying Angel
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
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 was a composer, known for A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985), Water Colors (1992) and Coming of Age: Camel Live in Concert (1998). He died on January 22, 2002 in Malibu, California, USA.
Plot: Section 5, Lot A, space 13
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
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 Curse of Eve (1917) and Her Moment (1918). He was married to Louise Lester. He died on December 20, 1934 in Hollywood, ...
Plot: C Building, #162
40. William Beaudine
Director | Duke of the Navy
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
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), Life Stinks (1991) 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
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), Sweethearts (1938) and The Great Waltz (1938). 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 Little Caesar (1931). 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
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 The Untouchables (1959). 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
Music_department | The Sable Lorcha
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), The Big Trail (1930) and Blonde Trouble (1937). 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
Bressart made his stage debut in 1914 and his film debut in 1928. Going to the U.S. after being forced out of Germany in 1936, Bressart starred in his first American film, "Swanee River," in 1939. He went on to a successful career in films and during the filming of "My Friend Irma," Bressart passed...
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 (1978). 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
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)
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
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), Maniac (1934) and The Last Chance (1926). He was married to Beatrice Allen and Ella N. Hilger. He died on May 21, 1945 in ...
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 | Charlie Chan at the Opera
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
Son of Marilyn and Otis Chandler.
Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Refuge, #2085
Actor | Fangs of the Wild
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 Fangs of the Wild (1954), The Beat Generation (1959) 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 | The Female of the Species
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 | Fast Times at Ridgemont High
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 | A Man Called Horse
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
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 | Obey the Law
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
Collings' parents, Otto and Olive, were American citizens. His father worked as a mining engineer.
Plot: Section 2W, #696
97. Edward Connelly
Actor | The Prisoner of Zenda
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), The Invisible Woman (1940) 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 Bing Crosby Show (1959). He died on January 11, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Shrine of Eternal Glory, G-9