Evergreen Cemetery

by Syl | created - 27 Jul 2012 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

They are interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

1. Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

The son of a minstrel and circus tightrope walker, Eddie Anderson developed a gravel voice early in life which would become his trademark to fame. He joined his older brother Cornelius as members of "The Three Black Aces" during his vaudeville years, singing for pennies in the hotel lobby. He ...

Plot: Section A, Lot 2504

2. Matthew 'Stymie' Beard

Actor | Love Business

Matthew 'Stymie' Beard was born on January 1, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Matthew Beard Jr. He was an actor, known for Love Business (1931), The Buddy Holly Story (1978) and A Lad an' a Lamp (1932). He died on January 8, 1981 in Los Angeles.

Plot: Section L, Lot 315B

3. Louise Beavers

Actress | Imitation of Life

1930s and 1940s film actress Louise Beavers was merely one of a dominant gallery of plus-sized and plus-talented African-American character actresses forced to endure blatant, discouraging and demeaning stereotypes during Depression-era and WWII Hollywood. It wasn't until Louise's triumphant role in...

Plot: Section A, Lot 2424. (She is interred with her mother, E. Monroe Beavers)

4. Jesse Belvin

Soundtrack | Back to the Future

Jesse Belvin was born on December 15, 1932 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Jesse Lorenzo Belvin. He was married to Jo Ann Belvin. He died on February 6, 1960 in Fairhope, Arkansas, USA.

Plot: Section G, Lot 41 GPS coordinates: 34.0406494, -118.2003326 (hddd.dddd)

5. Frank Braxton

Animation_department | Linus! The Lion Hearted

The first black animator, according to Floyd Norman.

6. Everett Brown

Actor | Gone with the Wind

Everett Brown was born on January 1, 1902 in Smith County, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), Danger Island (1931) and Hell's Headquarters (1932). He died on October 14, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

7. Mary Foy

Actress | A Favorite Fool

Mary Foy was born on August 15, 1901 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for A Favorite Fool (1915), Popular Players Off the Stage (1913) and Animated Weekly, No. 39 (1912). She was married to Lyle Latell. She died on December 13, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. John Lester Johnson

Actor | Mystery in Swing

John Lester Johnson was born in Suffolk, Virginia (his death certificate states South Carolina) on August 13, 1893. His middle name was Leslie, according to an "Ebony" magazine article about Johnson (January 1960), but he changed it to to Lester when he left Virginia in 1910 for New York City, ...

9. Bobby Nunn

Soundtrack | Rock Odyssey

Bobby Nunn was born on September 20, 1925 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. He died on November 5, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section L, Lot 392B

10. Johnny St. Cyr

Self | Disneyland

Johnny St. Cyr was born on April 17, 1890 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He died on June 17, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section E, Lot 4029

11. Frances O'Connor

Actress | Freaks

Frances Belle O'Connor was born on September 8, 1914 in Granite Falls, Reville County, Minnesota. She was born without arms, but learned to use her feet in incredibly dexterous ways. Combining her physical beauty and an outgoing personality, it made her a natural for the sideshow circuit. Billed as...