Los Angeles National Cemeteryby Syl | created - 23 Aug 2012 | updated - 30 Jun 2014 | Public
The men and women are interred at Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.
Actor | Creature from the Black Lagoon
The son of an attorney, Richard Carlson had an introspective quality to his performances and looked every inch the academic he first aspired to be. Following his graduation from the University of Minnesota with a Master's Degree in English, the tall, dark-haired youth had a brief stint as a drama ...
Actor | Captain Blood
Henry A. Barrows was born on April 29, 1875 in Saco, Maine, USA as Harry Arthur Barrows. He was an actor, known for Captain Blood (1924), Guilty Hands (1931) and The Little Irish Girl (1926). He died on March 25, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: 202, 18 RW B
Writer | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
In World War I, James Warner Bellah enlisted in the Canadian army and became a pilot overseas in the Royal Flying Corps, and later the Royal Air Force. In World War II he started as a lieutenant in the 16th Infantry Div., was detailed to the General Staff Corps before Pearl Harbor and became ...
Plot: 313, G-18
Actor | The House on Telegraph Hill
Herbert Butterfield was born on October 28, 1895 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for The House on Telegraph Hill (1951), The Halls of Ivy (1954) and Shield for Murder (1954). He died on May 2, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Section 266 Row C Grave 12
Plot: Section 96, Row F, Site 6
7. Bill Christy
Actor | Song of the Open Road
Bill Christy was born on September 14, 1925 in Seattle, Washington, USA as William Meikle Christy. He was an actor, known for Song of the Open Road (1944), Live Wires (1946) and Behind the Mask (1946). He died on February 25, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Grave 4, Row C, Section 113
9. Royal Dano
Actor | Killer Klowns from Outer Space
Royal Dano was undoubtedly one of the best, most quirky and striking character actors to ever grace the big and small screen alike in a lengthy and impressive career which spanned 42 years.
Royal Edward Dano was born on November 16, 1922 in New York City, to Mary Josephine (O'Connor) and Caleb ...
Plot: C-189, 9
10. Jack Dougherty
Actor | The Runaway Express
Jack Dougherty was born on November 16, 1895 in Bowling Green, Missouri, USA as Virgil Jack Daugherty. He was an actor, known for The Runaway Express (1926), The Radio Detective (1926) and Haunted Island (1928). He was married to Virginia Brown Faire and Barbara La Marr. He died on May 16, 1938 in ...
11. Juan Duval
Writer | El diablo del Mar
Juan Duval was born on April 28, 1897 in Barcelona, Spain as Juan Xicart Bellavista. He was an actor and writer, known for El diablo del Mar (1935), The Sea Fiend (1936) and Devil Monster (1946). He died on April 1, 1954 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
Actor | Border Women
William Fairbanks was born on May 24, 1894 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Carl Uhlman. He was an actor, known for Border Women (1924), A Fight for Honor (1924) and Wyoming (1928). He was married to Edna Whitson. He died on April 1, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
13. Stanley Fields
Actor | Island of Lost Souls
Former boxer who worked in vaudeville, Fields found work as an American character actor.
Plot: Section 50, 3 RM
14. Paul Genge
Actor | Bullitt
Character actor Paul Morgan Genge was born on March 29, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. Genge began his acting career on the East Coast in Broadway stage productions of such plays as "Panic," "Hamlet," "Journey to Jerusalem," and "Romeo and Juliet." Paul first started acting in various films and ...
Plot: SECTION C-180 SITE 50
15. Irving Gertz
Composer | Dragnet
A prolific composer, arranger, pianist, clarinetist, string bassist and tuba player who was most closely associated with Columbia, 20th Century-Fox and Universal studios. After studying at the Providence (Rhode Island) College of Music and privately with instructor-author Walter Piston, he began ...
16. June Gittelson
Actress | Doctors Don't Tell
June Gittelson was born on May 6, 1910 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Doctors Don't Tell (1941), Convicted Woman (1940) and Man from Oklahoma (1945). She died on November 28, 1993 in Northridge, California.
Plot: Section 425, D, Grave 14
17. David Gorcey
Actor | Bowery Blitzkrieg
Leo Gorcey's younger brother, David Gorcey is not usually thought of as one of the "original" Dead End Kids, but he did have a small role in the 1935 Broadway production of Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End" - and he is the person responsible for getting his brother Leo a part in the play. Ultimately ...
Plot: Plot 4-179, Grave 4C
18. Karl Hackett
Actor | Perils of the West
Karl Hackett was born on September 5, 1893 in Carthage, Missouri, USA as Carl Ellsworth Germain. He was an actor, known for Perils of the West (1922), Thundering Trails (1943) and Sing, Cowboy, Sing (1937). He was married to Ruby Burnette Moore. He died on October 24, 1948 in Los Angeles, ...
Plot: Section 118, Row B, Site 19
19. Russell Hicks
Actor | The Little Foxes
Tall, distinguished-looking Russell Hicks appeared in almost 300 films in his more than 40-year career (although his first known screen appearance was in 1915, he has screenwriting credits as early as 1913, so it's possible his screen debut was earlier than credited). His cultured bearing, ...
20. Michael Hinn
Actor | The Reivers
Michael Hinn was born on September 10, 1913 in Field Township, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Reivers (1969), Ben Casey (1961) and Death Valley Days (1952). He died on July 2, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Section C-181 Site 64
21. Jack Holt
Actor | San Francisco
Staunch, granite-jawed American leading man of silent and early talkie films, much associated with Westerns. A native of New York City, Holt often claimed to have been born in Winchester, Virginia, where he grew up. The son of an Episcopal minister, he attended Trinity School in Manhattan, then the...
Plot: Section 107, Row A, Grave 19
22. Arthur Housman
Actor | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
Arthur Housman was born on October 10, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Sunrise (1927), The Bat (1926) and The Gay Lord Quex (1919). He died on April 8, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Columbarium Mausoleum, Section 300, Row C, Column 1
23. Bobby Jordan
Actor | That Gang of Mine
Bobby was raised in Flatbush, Brooklyn. By the time he was four and a half, he could act, tap dance and play the Saxophone. He made his stage debut in 1930 and film debut at Warner Bros./Vitaphone in 1931. He also reportedly had a bit part in the 1934 Eddie Cantor film, "Kid Millions". He then ...
Plot: Section 274, row X, space 7
25. Dean Paul Martin
Soundtrack | Hell Ride
The son of Rat Pack member Dean Martin, Dean Paul Martin initially showed interest in a singing career, and was also a talented tennis player, which served him well in his role opposite Ali McGraw in 1979's The Players. An avid pilot and a captain in the California Air National Guard, Martin was ...
Plot: Section 419, grave P-28
26. Howard McNear
Actor | The Andy Griffith Show
Although Los Angeles native Howard McNear had a long career on radio and in films, he will forever be remembered for his memorable - and scene-stealing - portrayal of Floyd the Barber in the long-running The Andy Griffith Show (1960) (actor Don Knotts once said that playing Floyd wasn't much of a ...
Plot: Columbarium Mausoleum, Section 323, Row A, Column 12
27. Douglas McPhail
Actor | Babes in Arms
Although his career was short-lived, McPhail was fortunate enough to have appeared in some of the finest musicals and operettas of the late 30s. Jeanette MacDonald took an early interest in this handsome baritone, when he performed in the chorus of San Francisco and other of her pictures. The ...
Plot: 206, RB G13
29. Woodrow Parfrey
Actor | The Outlaw Josey Wales
Parfrey was born Sydney Woodrow Parfrey in New York City, New York, to Hazel (James) and Sidney Parfrey, both Welsh immigrants. One of the most interesting character actors to emerge on American film and television in the 1960s, Parfrey brought a quirky charisma to every role he played, from ...
30. LeRoy Prinz
LeRoy Prinz started his career after running away from a boarding school. He came to France prior to WWI, where he earned his money dancing in nightclubs. After the outbreak of the war he became a pilot. He was shot down 15 times. After the war he fought as a mercenary in a civil war in Nicaragua, ...
Plot: C-406 Grave 91
31. Henry Rowland
Actor | Supervixens
Henry Rowland was born on December 28, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Wolfram von Bock. He is known for his work on Supervixens (1975), Wolf Larsen (1958) and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970). He died on April 26, 1984 in Northridge, California, USA.
Plot: Section C420, Grave 84
32. John Russell
Actor | Rio Bravo
Handsome, rugged American leading man John Russell (whose credits are often confused with those of child actor Johnny Russell) attended the University of California, where he was a student athlete. Serving in the US Marine Corps in WW II, he earned a battlefield commission and decorations for valor...
Plot: Section 425, row D, space 8
33. Cy Schindell
Actor | The Face Behind the Mask
Cy Schindell was born on March 4, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Seymour Schindell. He was an actor, known for The Face Behind the Mask (1941), The Devil Commands (1941) and Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936). He died on August 24, 1948 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Section 118, Grave 10/RD
34. James P. Spencer
Actor | Frozen Justice
Mr. James P. Spencer (Kimo or Jimmy) was a very vigorous contributor in the "Golden Age" of Hollywood. He was active in film production and in acting at MGM and other major studios. He had a wonderful film legacy. Mr. Spencer was a native Hawaiian, born 1893 in Honolulu. His English & Scot's father...
Plot: Section 300, Row F, Crypt 11
36. Harlan Warde
Actor | Money Madness
Harlan Warde was born on November 6, 1917 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Harlan Warde Lufkin. He is known for his work on Money Madness (1948), The Loretta Young Show (1953) and State Department: File 649 (1949). He was married to Barbara Grace Whittaker and Caroline Frances Sherwood. He...
37. Grant Williams
Actor | The Incredible Shrinking Man
As a child, Williams acted in summer stock productions. After graduation from high school he joined the Air Force for a four-year stint. Then, returning to New York, he took acting classes with Lee Strasberg. A few minor Broadway roles followed as did parts on some live TV dramas. One of these ...
Plot: Section 218, Row C, Space 83
38. Spencer Williams
Actor | Juke Joint
American actor, writer, director, and producer whose early pioneering work in African-American or "race" films was eclipsed in fame by his role as one of the title characters in the equally pioneering and also controversial 1950s sitcom The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951). A native of Vidalia, Louisiana, ...
Plot: Section 209, row Z, space 3
39. Dick Yarmy
Actor | Mork & Mindy
Dick Yarmy was born on February 14, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Paul Yarmy. He was an actor, known for Mork & Mindy (1978), The One Man Jury (1978) and Get Smart (1965). He was married to Alice Borden. He died on May 5, 1992 in Studio City, California, USA.
Plot: Section C, Row 299, Grave 3