Holy Cross Culver City, CA

by Sylviastel | created - 01 Aug 2012 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

Men and women who have been interred at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.

1. Jean Acker

Actress | Checkers

Jean Acker was born in 1893 on a farm in Trenton, NJ, and was named Harriet. Her father was part Cherokee and her mother was Irish, and they had separated when she was young. Jean attended school at St. Mary's Seminary in Springfield, NJ. Her acting career began in vaudeville and stock-company ...

Plot: Section N, Plot 542

2. Gypsy Abbott

Actress | The Criminal Code

Gypsy Abbott was born on January 31, 1897 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for The Criminal Code (1914), St. Elmo (1914) and The Key to Yesterday (1914). She was married to Henry King (I). She died on July 25, 1952 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Plot: Grotto Section

3. Frank Albertson

Actor | Psycho

Frank Albertson entered the film industry in 1922 as a prop boy, but soon graduated into acting. He was a prolific and reliable character actor who occasionally played the lead in a "B" picture, but was used mainly as a supporting actor in scores of films, often cast as a wisecracking cab driver, a...

Plot: Section P, Lot 284, Grave 4

4. Sara Allgood

Actress | How Green Was My Valley

Dublin-born Sara Allgood started her acting career in her native country with the famed Abbey Theatre. From there she traveled to the English stage, where she played for many years before making her film debut in 1918. Her warm, open Irish face meant that she spent a lot of time playing Irish ...

Plot: Section D, Lot 249, Grave 6

5. Ramsay Ames

Actress | The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West

Ramsay Ames was born on March 30, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Ramsay Phillips. She was an actress, known for The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West (1947), Beauty and the Bandit (1946) and Below the Deadline (1946). She was married to Dale Wasserman. She died on March 30, 1998 in ...

Plot: Section K, Lot N, Grave 7

6. Tod Andrews

Actor | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Tod Andrews was born on November 9, 1914 in El Paso, Texas, USA as Theodore Edwin Anderson. He was an actor, known for Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), From Hell It Came (1957) and Heaven Can Wait (1943). He was married to Karolyn Rainwater, Valerie Veigel, Alice Kirby Hooker, Gloria Eleanor ...

7. Richard Arlen

Actor | Island of Lost Souls

During World War I, Richard Arlen served in the Royal Canadian Flying Corps as a pilot, but he never saw combat. After the war he drifted round and eventually wound up in Los Angeles, where he got a job as a motorcycle messenger at a film laboratory. When he crashed into the gates of Paramount ...

Plot: T-T57-130

8. Henry Armetta

Actor | Speed to Burn

Sicilian-born character actor who appeared in scores of American films, usually as an exuberant and demonstrative Italian. As a teenager in 1902, Armetta stowed away on a boat bound for New York. There he did menial jobs until landing a position as a valet and presser at the Lambs Club, the New ...

Plot: Section D, Lot 295

9. Mary Astor

Actress | The Maltese Falcon

Mary Astor was born, Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke, on May 3, 1906 in Quincy, Illinois to a German immigrant father, Otto Ludwig Langhanke, and an American mother from Illinois, Helen Marie Vasconcellos, of Portuguese and Irish ancestry. Her parents were very ambitious for her as they recognized ...

Plot: N-L523-5. Facing the mausoleum, go 10 rows down the slope to your right. The grave is about 6 feet to the right of the large wide tree.

10. John T. Bambury

Actor | The Terror of Tiny Town

John T. Bambury was born on July 10, 1891 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as John Thomas Bambury. He is known for his work on The Terror of Tiny Town (1938). He died on November 4, 1960 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

11. Joan Banks

Actress | Cry Danger

Joan Banks was born on October 30, 1918 in Petersburg, West Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Cry Danger (1951), Hazel (1961) and Mister Cory (1957). She was married to Allan Raymond Johnson and Frank Lovejoy. She died on January 18, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

12. John Beradino

Actor | General Hospital

John Beradino was born on May 1, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Giovanni Berardino. He was an actor and writer, known for General Hospital (1963), Adventures of Superman (1952) and Young Doctors in Love (1982). He was married to Marjorie Binder and Jeanette Nadine Barritt. He died on May ...

13. Russell Birdwell

Director | Flying Devils

Russell Birdwell was born on October 17, 1903 in Texas, USA as Russell Juarez Birdwell. He is known for his work on Flying Devils (1933), The Girl in the Kremlin (1957) and Masquerade (1929). He was married to Mabel Birdwell. He died on December 15, 1977 in Oxnard, California, USA.

Plot: Section D, Lot 215

14. Sally Blane

Actress | Forbidden Company

Although this lovely, light brown-haired leading lady would wind up better known as one of Loretta Young's three acting sisters, Sally Blane nevertheless enjoyed a lively albeit modest "B" film career during the late '20s and '30s. The resemblance to her "A"-level sister was very strong--the same ...

Plot: Section W, Tier 19, Space 21 [unmarked]

15. Roman Bohnen

Actor | The Best Years of Our Lives

Roman Bohnen, known as "Bud" to his family and friends was not only an excellent film actor but also a stage actor of note. As a member of the prestigious Group Theatre from 1934-40, he appeared in such classic productions as "Waiting for Lefty", "Golden Boy", "Awake and Sing" and "The Gentle ...

Plot: Section D, Lot 180 [unmarked]

16. Ray Bolger

Actor | The Wizard of Oz

Ray Bolger was born Raymond Wallace Bolger on January 10, 1904 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, to Anne C. (Wallace) and James Edward Bolger, both Irish-Americans. Ray began his career in vaudeville. He was half of a team called "Sanford and Bolger" and also did numerous Broadway shows on his own. ...

Plot: Mausoleum, Block 35, Crypt F2

17. Fortunio Bonanova

Actor | Citizen Kane

Spanish-born Josep Lluis Moll studied music in Madrid and at the Paris Conservatoire. Having changed his name to Fortunio Bonanova (which, at the time, would have sounded more becoming of a budding musical star), he went on to make his international opera debut as a baritone in 1922. A protégé of ...

Plot: Section V, Tier 9, Grave 214

18. Charles Boyer

Actor | Gaslight

Charles Boyer studied philosophy before he went to the theater where he gave his debut in 1920. Although he had at first no intentions to pursue a career at the movies (his first movie was L'homme du large (1920) by Marcel L'Herbier) he used his chance in Hollywood after several filming stations ...

Plot: St. Ann Section, 5, L186

19. Scott Brady

Actor | Gremlins

He had the manly good looks and rugged appeal to make it to top stardom in Hollywood and succeeded quite well as a sturdy leading man of standard action on film and TV. Born in Brooklyn on September 13, 1924, Irish-American Scott Brady was christened Gerard Kenneth Tierney (called Jerry) by parents...

Plot: Mausoleum, Block 156, Crypt B7

20. Keefe Brasselle

Actor | A Place in the Sun

Keefe Brasselle was born on February 7, 1923 in Elyria, Ohio, USA as Henry Keefe Brasselle. He was an actor, known for A Place in the Sun (1951), The Cara Williams Show (1964) and The Eddie Cantor Story (1953). He was married to Arlene DeMarco and Norma Jean Aldrich. He died on July 7, 1981 in ...

Plot: Section R, Tier 29, Grave 168

21. Frederick Brisson

Producer | Damn Yankees

Frederick Brisson was born on March 17, 1912 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Carl Frederick Brisson. He is known for his work on Damn Yankees (1958), The Pajama Game (1957) and The Velvet Touch (1948). He was married to Arlette Janssens Josephson and Rosalind Russell. He died on October 8, 1984 in New ...

22. Argentina Brunetti

Actress | It's a Wonderful Life

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 31, 1907, Argentina Brunetti began her show business career at the age of three with a walk-on role in the opera "Cavelaria Rusticana", and followed her famous mother Mimi Aguglia's footsteps in the theater, performing supporting roles on stages throughout...

Plot: Main Mausoleum, Corridor B-70, Crypt B-2

23. Daws Butler

Actor | Hey There, It's Yogi Bear

Daws Butler spent the greater part of his career as one of the premier voice-over actors in Hollywood- providing the voices for such well- known characters as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick-Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, Jinks the cat, Dixie the mouse, Augie Doggie, Peter Potamus, Wally Gator, ...

Plot: Mother of Sorrows, section 515

24. John Candy

Actor | Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck (1989) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded.

Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in ...

Plot: Mausoleum, Room 7, Crypt B1

25. Macdonald Carey

Actor | Days of Our Lives

American film and television actor MacDonald Carey became famous for his role as Dr. Tom Horton on NBC's soap opera Days of Our Lives (1965). For three decades he was the centered cast member of the show.

His film career was from the 1940s-'60s, and he appeared mostly in second-features (aka "B" ...

Plot: Grotto, 19, L196

26. Nick Castle

Music_department | Hold That Ghost

Choreographer, songwriter, composer and author, educated in public schools, then a vaudevillian in 1927, and a choreographer for film studios and night club acts from 1935. He also staged television shows. He joined ASCAP in 1951, and his chief songwriting collaborators included Sidney Clare, Jule ...

Plot: St. Ann Section, 2, L187

27. Walter Catlett

Actor | Bringing Up Baby

Walter Catlett carved out a career for himself playing excitable, officious blowhards, and few actors did it better. A San Francisco native, he started out in vaudeville - with a detour for a while in opera - before breaking into films in the mid-1920s. Two of his best remembered roles were as the ...

Plot: Section S Tier 49 grave 17

28. Hobart Cavanaugh

Actor | A Letter to Three Wives

Worried-looking, balding, moustachioed and usually bespectacled small part character actor, prolific during the 1930s and 40s. Hobart Cavanaugh played downtrodden or henpecked little men -- the perennial victim, forever nervous or bewildered -- to absolute perfection. He was most at home as clerks,...

29. Marguerite Chapman

Actress | The Seven Year Itch

Marguerite Chapman, a small-town secretary and tomboy nicknamed "Slugger", became a model only after friends insisted "you oughta be in pictures", and she went on to act in more than 30 movies. Never a Hollywood wannabe, Chapman grew up in Chatham, New York, with four brothers. She started working ...

Plot: Mausoleum, Block 28, Crypt 3

30. Ruth Clifford

Actress | The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln

American actress, originally of leading roles, whose career lasted from silent days into the television era. A native of Rhode Island, she attended St. Mary's Seminary in Narragansett, Rhode Island, then, following her mother's death in 1911, came to Los Angeles as a teenager to live with her ...

Plot: Section M, Lot 642 GPS coordinates: 33.9924889, -118.3853989 (hddd.dddd)

31. Bill Cody

Actor | Frontier Days

"B"-picture cowboy star Bill Cody was born William Joseph Cody, Jr., on January 5, 1891, in St. Paul, Minnesota (some sources list his place of birth as Manitoba, Canada). He was no relation to William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. He was educated at Saint Thomas Military Academy in Minneapolis ...

Plot: Section A, Lot 85, Grave 12 [Unmarked]

32. Pinto Colvig

Actor | Bozo's Circus

Pinto Colvig was the quintessential clown whose own identity was always hidden but whose innate warm-hearted character always came through his many talents. His humor tickled the funny bone and touched the heart. Incredibly gifted in music, art and mime, he spoke to different generations in ...

33. Joe Connelly

Writer | Meet Mr. McNutley

His 8-year-old son Rick was the inspiration for the title character in Leave It to Beaver (1957). His 14-year-old son Jay was the model for Beaver's older brother, Wally. "Beaver" was the nickname of one of his merchant-marine shipmates.

34. Jackie Coogan

Actor | The Kid

Jackie Coogan was born into a family of vaudevillians where his father was a dancer and his mother had been a child star. On the stage by four, Jackie was touring at the age of five with his family in Los Angeles, California.

While performing on the stage, he was spotted by Charles Chaplin, who then...

Plot: F, T56, 47

35. Charles J. Correll

Actor | Check and Double Check

Charles J. Correll was born on February 2, 1890 in Peoria, Illinois, USA as Charles James Correll. He was a writer and actor, known for Check and Double Check (1930), The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951) and The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935). He was married to Alyce Mercedes McLaughlin (dancer). He died on ...

Plot: Saint Ann's Garden

36. Jeanne Coyne

Actress | Kiss Me Kate

Jeannie Coyne was a talented dancer who was a long time assistant of Gene Kelly and appeared in a few of his films. Her biggest role would be to dance with Bobby Van in the "From this moment on" number from Kiss Me Kate (1953). Coyne would later become Kelly's second wife and bear him two children,...

Plot: Section R Tier 24 grave 93 GPS coordinates: 33.9924088, -118.3888550 (hddd.dddd)

37. Darby Crash

Soundtrack | 20th Century Women

Darby Crash was born on September 26, 1958 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Jan Paul Beahm. He died on December 7, 1980 in Hollywood, California.

Plot: Section R (Resurrection) T9 115 GPS coordinates: 33.9922905, -118.3889465 (hddd.dddd)

38. Edward Cronjager

Cinematographer | Sun Valley Serenade

Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC).

Plot: Section U, Tier 10, Grave 18

39. Bing Crosby

Actor | White Christmas

Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in ...

Plot: Grotto, L-119, space 1

40. Lindsay Crosby

Actor | The Mechanic

Lindsay Crosby was born on January 5, 1938 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Lindsay Harry Crosby. He was an actor, known for The Mechanic (1972), Bigfoot (1970) and The Glory Stompers (1967). He was married to Suzy Crosby, Janet Sue Schwartze and Barbara Diane Fredrickson. He died on ...

Plot: Section F

41. Phillip Crosby

Actor | Out of This World

Phillip Crosby was born on July 13, 1934 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Phillip Lang Crosby. He was an actor, known for Out of This World (1945), Duffy's Tavern (1945) and Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964). He was married to Peggy Crosby, Georgi Edwards, Mary Joyce Gabbard and Sandra Jo ...

42. Dick Curtis

Actor | Racing Luck

Tall, hulking character actor Dick Curtis spent years at Columbia Pictures menacing everyone from cowboy star Charles Starrett to the slapstick team of The Three Stooges. Curtis, unlike many movie villains, showed a genuine flair for comedy--especially physical comedy--in his many appearances in ...

Plot: Section H, Lot 415

43. Adrienne D'Ambricourt

Actress | The Eagle and the Hawk

Adrienne D'Ambricourt was born on June 2, 1878 in Paris, France as Adrienne DuNontier. She was an actress, known for The Eagle and the Hawk (1933), Bulldog Drummond's Bride (1939) and It Happened in New York (1935). She died on December 6, 1957 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section Q, Lot 408, Grave 1 [Unmarked]

44. Mona Darkfeather

Actress | Justice of the Wild

Princess Mona Darkfeather was born Josephine M. Workman in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles on 13 January 1882. Her grandparents were William Workman (1799-1876), a native of England, and Nicolasa Urioste (1802-1892), who hailed from the Taos pueblo of New Mexico. Consequently, though ...

Plot: Section K, Lot 116, Grave 7

45. Joan Davis

Actress | Hold That Ghost

Widely popular comedienne appeared in some movies and on radio in the 40s and on early television. She starred in the popular television series, I Married Joan (1952), with Jim Backus as her husband and her real-life daughter, Beverly Wills as her sister.

Joan died of a sudden heart attack in 1961. ...

Plot: Mausoleum, Block 46, Crypt D1

46. Virginia Davis

Actress | Three on a Match

Virginia Davis was born on December 31, 1918, in Kansas City, Missouri. Her father was a traveling furniture salesman and spent much time away from home. With her husband gone for weeks at a time, Margaret Davis, a housewife, focused all her attention on her daughter; she began taking Virginia to ...

Plot: Mausoleum, Main Floor, East Court, Block 257, Row H, Niche 1

47. Bobby Day

Soundtrack | The Iron Giant

Bobby Day was born on July 1, 1928 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Robert James Byrd. He died on July 27, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section F, Tier 7, Grave 53 (NM)

48. Dennis Day

Actor | Music in Manhattan

Always bright and beaming from ear to ear, Irish singer Dennis Day's name and career remains synonymous with that of Jack Benny's, working with the star comedian on radio and TV for the entire duration. It was Jack who gave him his break in 1939 and Jack who kept him employed as a singer and naive ...

Plot: Section W, Tier 53, Grave 37 GPS coordinates: 33.9933891, -118.3807831 (hddd.dddd)

49. Pedro de Cordoba

Actor | My Favorite Wife

Although many people are under the impression that Pedro de Cordoba was Mexican, his mother was French and his father was Cuban, and he was born in New York City. De Cordoba's career began in silent films, where he established himself as a solid character actor, and his career carried over into ...

Plot: Section G, Lot 258, Grave 1

50. Frederick De Cordova

Producer | The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Educated at Northwestern University, Frederick De Cordova began his show business career on the stage, and came to Hollywood in the mid-'40s as a dialogue director. He graduated to director in 1945. He spent much of his career at Universal Pictures, where he turned out medium-budget westerns, ...

51. Eadie Del Rubio

Actress | Bank Robber

Eadie Del Rubio was born on August 23, 1921 in Ancon, Panama as Edith B. Boyd. She was an actress, known for Bank Robber (1993), Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986) and Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988). She died on December 16, 1996 in Torrance, California, USA.

Plot: Section M, Lot 422, Grave 2

52. Elena Del Rubio

Actress | Bank Robber

Elena Del Rubio was born on August 23, 1921 in Ancon, Panama as Elena Boyd. She was an actress, known for Bank Robber (1993), Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986) and Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988). She died on March 19, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Section M, L-488 GPS coordinates: 33.9921494, -118.3848267 (hddd.dddd)

53. Milly Del Rubio

Actress | Bank Robber

Milly Del Rubio was born on August 23, 1921 in Ancon, Panama as Mildred Stuart Boyd. She was an actress, known for Bank Robber (1993), Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986) and Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988). She died on July 21, 2011 in Studio City, California, USA.

Plot: Section M, Lot 422, Grave 3

54. Jean Del Val

Actor | Funny Face

Jean Del Val was born on November 17, 1891 in Reims, France as Jean Jacques Gauthier. He was an actor, known for Funny Face (1957), Fantastic Voyage (1966) and The Secret of St. Ives (1949). He died on March 13, 1975 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.

Plot: (Unmarked)

55. Ralph De Palma

Actor | Racing for Life

Ralph De Palma was born on December 19, 1882 in Troia, Italy. He was an actor, known for Racing for Life (1924), High Speed (1920) and Grand Prix Motor Racing (1906). He died on March 31, 1956 in South Pasadena, California, USA.

56. Johnny Desmond

Soundtrack | Gentlemen Marry Brunettes

Singer, songwriter ("Oh, My Darlin'"), author and actor, educated at the Detroit Conservatory of Music, and a band vocalist with the orchestras of Glenn Miller, Gene Krupa and Bob Crosby. He performed regularly, even through his final illness, in live venues, and made many records and radio/...

Plot: Section F, Tier 44, Grave 30

57. John Doucette

Actor | True Grit

Stocky, balding American character actor with a rich, deep voice, equally adept at Western bad guys and Shakespeare. He began his career in films in minor roles, primarily as gangland henchmen, and progressed to become widely familiar as a figure in a variety of dramas and occasional comedies. ...

58. William Dozier

Producer | The Green Hornet

William Dozier was an American TV and movie producer who made it to the top of the TV heap briefly in the mid-1960s with his show Batman (1966). Born on February 13, 1908 in Omaha, Nebraska, Dozier was also known for his wives. After divorcing his first wife, he was married to Oscar-winner Joan ...

59. Tom Drake

Actor | Meet Me in St. Louis

Tom Drake was an American actor with a relatively lengthy career. Drake was born in 1918, in Brooklyn, New York. His real name was Alfred Sinclair Alderdice. He was educated at the Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle, New York, and Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania,

He started his...

Plot: Section R, Tier 26, Grave 188

60. Al Dubin

Music_department | Dames

Prolific Academy Award-winning songwriter Al Dubin ("Lullaby of Broadway" [1935]) came to the US in 1893 and was educated at the Perkiomen Seminary in Pennsylvania. He joined the staff of several New York music publishing companies. He enlisted in the US Army in World War I and served in the 77th ...

Plot: Section D, Lot 349, Grave 2

61. Jimmy Durante

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

First wife Jeanne died in 1943. Wed second wife, Marjorie Little after 16 year courtship when she was 39 and he 67 Marjorie Little had been the hatcheck girl at the Copacabana. Durante and his second wife adopted a baby girl, Cecelia Alicia on Christmas day 1961. Durante doted on "CeCe" until his ...

Plot: F, T96, space 6

62. Vince Edwards

Actor | The Killing

Born in Brooklyn, the son of Italian immigrant parents, Vince Edwards early aspired to the theater. He was a swimming champion in high school, attended Ohio State University on an athletic scholarship, and was on their National Championship swimming team. Olympics were on the horizon, but an ...

Plot: Section CC, Tier 64, Grave 29

63. Richard Egan

Actor | Love Me Tender

Richard Egan has four daughters and one son with Patricia Hardy, to whom he was married for nearly 30 years before he passed away. He honorably served as an officer in the Army during World War II, teaching Judo and bayonet & knife fighting. Mr. Egan attended the University of San Francisco for ...

Plot: AA, Tier 38, 139

64. John Farrow

Writer | Around the World in 80 Days

John Farrow wrote short stories and plays during his four-year career in the navy. In the late 1920s he came to Hollywood as a technical advisor for a film about Marines and stayed as a screenwriter, from A Sailor's Sweetheart (1927) through Tarzan Escapes (1936). He married Tarzan's Jane, Maureen ...

Plot: Section P, Lot 317, Grave 5

65. Emily Fitzroy

Actress | The Bat

British born actress in American films. She made her film debut in 1915 with Dustin Farnum. She appeared in scores of silent films as a character actress, but reached her greatest prominence with the coming of sound. Fitzroy specialized in motherly and society women characters.

Plot: [unmarked]

66. James Flavin

Actor | King Kong

Although he graduated from West Point, James Flavin decided on an acting career instead of the military. After touring with several stock and repertory companies, he arrived in Hollywood and broke into films in the early 1930s. A fast-talking, granite-jawed Irishman, Flavin appeared in hundreds of ...

Plot: Section W Tier 8 Grave 19 GPS coordinates: 33.9926605, -118.3816681 (hddd.dddd)

67. Joe Flynn

Actor | The Rescuers

Born on November 8, 1924, in Youngstown, Ohio and after attending Northwestern University, Flynn began his entertainment career as a ventriloquist and as a radio performer. During World War II, he served in the Army's Special Services Branch (formerly the Morale Branch) entertaining the troops in ...

Plot: Section W, Tier 020, Grave 75

68. George J. Folsey

Cinematographer | Forbidden Planet

Pioneer cinematographer George Folsey started out in 1914 as an errand boy with the Lasky Feature Play Company in New York. His introduction to camerawork came, when he was asked by cinematographer H. Lyman Broening to assist with post-production (tracking dissolve and fades for intercutting). By ...

69. Francis Ford

Actor | Crimson Shoals

Elder brother of the director John Ford and himself a screen director (and John's erstwhile mentor) until the advent of sound. He had also acted in his own films and those of other directors, but turned to acting exclusively circa 1929. As actor, he would provide convincing portrayals of men of ...

Plot: Section M, Lot 273, Grave 1 GPS coordinates: 33.9922104, -118.3855286 (hddd.dddd)

70. John Ford

Director | The Quiet Man

John Ford came to Hollywood following one of his brothers, an actor. Asked what brought him to Hollywood, he replied "The train". He became one of the most respected directors in the business, in spite of being known for his westerns, which were not considered "serious" film. He won six Oscars, ...

Plot: M, L304, 5

71. Wallace Ford

Actor | Freaks

A stocky, friendly-faced character actor, Ford was born Samuel Jones in England and his childhood rivaled the brutality that Charles Dickens ever dreamed up. He lived for a while in an orphanage after being separated from his parents. While still young, he was sent to a Toronto branch of the ...

Plot: Section M, Lot 601, Space 4 [unmarked]

72. Victoria Forde

Actress | Young Wild West's Mexican Mix-Up

Victoria Forde was born in New York City on April 21, 1896. The city in which she came into the world was the entertainment capital of the world at that time. Broadway and the fledgling film industry were located there. Victoria gravitated toward that entertainment field. She was just 16 years old ...

73. Norman Foster

Director | Letter to Loretta

Norman Foster was born on December 13, 1903 in Richmond, Indiana, USA as Norman Foster Hoeffer. He was a director and actor, known for The Loretta Young Show (1953), I Cover Chinatown (1936) and Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939). He was married to Sally Blane and Claudette Colbert. He died on July 7, ...

Plot: Section W, Tier 19, Grave 22

74. Mary Frann

Actress | Newhart

Mary Frann was born on February 27, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Mary Frances Luecke. She was an actress, known for Newhart (1982), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and The Wild Wild West (1965). She was married to T.J. Escott. She died on September 23, 1998 in Beverly...

Plot: CC-T 52 #58

75. Richard Gallagher

Actor | Kannibal

Richard Gallagher is an actor, known for Kannibal (2001).

76. William E. Garity

Sound_department | Fantasia

Key figure in the invention and development of one of the earliest stereophonic sound systems, "Fantasound," for Walt Disney's Fantasia (1940).

77. Pauline Garon

Actress | Christine of the Big Tops

Born in Montreal, the youngest of 11 children, Pauline Garon spent seven years at one of the most prestigious convent schools in Montreal, le Sacre-Coeur. She wasn't yet 20 when she ran away to New York to become an actress. After some success on Broadway in plays such as "Buddies" and "Sonny," she...

78. Mike Gazella

Alibi Ike

Mike Gazella was born on October 13, 1896 in Olyphant, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Alibi Ike (1935). He died on September 11, 1978 in Odessa, Texas, USA.

79. Charles Gemora

Special_effects | Curse of the Faceless Man

Stowed away on an American vessel sailing out of the Philippines, a young Charles Gemora arrived in California while the birth of cinema was in full swing. To help earn a little extra cash, Charlie would hang around the Universal entrance offering to sketch portraits. It wasn't long before his ...

Plot: Section N, Lot 303, Grave 1

80. Margaret Gibson

Bonnie Prince Charlie

Margaret Gibson is an actress, known for Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948).

81. Gaston Glass

Actor | The Midnight Limited

Gaston Glass was born on December 31, 1899 in Paris, France as Gaston-Jacques Glass. He was a production manager and actor, known for The Midnight Limited (1926), Cameron of the Royal Mounted (1921) and Behind Closed Doors (1929). He was married to Bo Peep Karlin. He died on November 11, 1965 in ...

Plot: Section D, Lot 14

82. James Gleason

Actor | Arsenic and Old Lace

James Gleason was born in New York City to William Gleason and Mina Crolius, who were both in the theatre. He was married to Lucile Gleason (born Lucile Webster), and had a son, Russell Gleason. As a young man James fought in the Spanish-American War. After the war he joined the stock company at ...

Plot: Section D, Sacred Heart 368

83. Jose Gonzales-Gonzales

Actor | The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

Jose Gonzales-Gonzales was born on December 7, 1922 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991), Kronos (1957) and Moonfire (1970). He was married to Ventura Gonzalez-Gonzalez. He died on December 15, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Plot: Mausoleum, outdoor Garden, Block 275, Crypt E5

84. Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez

Actor | Rio Bravo

First came to notice as a contestant on Groucho Marx's quiz show, You Bet Your Life (1950). His highly amusing personality won him bit parts in films, and he continued to work as a minor supporting player for years. He is the brother of Jose Gonzales-Gonzales. His most famous role was on John Wayne...

Plot: New Mausoleum, Block 10, Tier F-1

85. Bonita Granville

Actress | Now, Voyager

Daughter of Bernard Granville, Bonita Granville was born into an acting family. It's not surprising that she herself became a child actor, first on the stage and, at the age of 9, debuting in movies in Westward Passage (1932). She was regularly cast as a naughty little girl, as in These Three (1936)...

Plot: Grotto, Lot 196, 12

86. Gilda Gray

Actress | Piccadilly

The creator of 'the Shimmy' was a voluptuous blonde dancer with mischievous eyes, born Marianna Michalska in Kracow, Poland. Her parents died tragically and she was eventually adopted from an orphanage. Her foster-parents took her to the U.S. in 1909, where she commenced her career singing in her ...

Plot: Section S, Tier 46, Grave 67 GPS coordinates: 33.9934807, -118.3872528 (hddd.dd

87. Robert Greig

Actor | Animal Crackers

Robert Greig was born on December 27, 1879 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He was an actor, known for Animal Crackers (1930), The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) and Sullivan's Travels (1941). He was married to Beatrice Denver Holloway. He died on June 27, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

88. Jack Haley Jr.

Producer | Hollywood and the Stars

Jack Haley Jr. was born on October 25, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Joseph Haley Jr. He was a producer and director, known for Hollywood and the Stars (1963), Movin' with Nancy (1967) and 100 Years of the Hollywood Western (1994). He was married to Liza Minnelli. He died on April 21...

Plot: Grotto area. Buried next to his parents

89. Jack Haley

Actor | The Wizard of Oz

Jack Haley was a movie and vaudeville actor who is always remembered as the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz (1939). The Tin Man role was originally was going to Buddy Ebsen, but due to allergic reaction from the aluminum powder makeup, Ebsen was taken out of the casting and Haley replaced him. To avoid...

Plot: Grotto, L100, 2

90. Joe Hamilton

Producer | The Carol Burnett Show

Joe Hamilton was born on January 6, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joseph Henry Hamilton. He was a producer, known for The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Sills and Burnett at the Met (1976) and Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center (1971). He was married to Lee Troggio, Carol Burnett and Gloria M....

Plot: Mausoleum, Block 73, Crypt B6

91. Juanita Hansen

Actress | Broadway Love

Juanita Hansen's career goes back to at least 1915, and she worked for D.W. Griffith before becoming one of Mack Sennett's "Bathing Beauties." Sennett was so struck by her beauty that he often featured her over the other girls, which caused some friction among them. That could well be the reason ...

Plot: Section U, Tier 4, Grave 44

92. Henry Hathaway

Director | True Grit

Henry Hathaway, son of a stage actress and manager, started his career as a child actor in westerns directed by Allan Dwan. His movie career was interrupted by World War I. After his discharge he briefly tried a career in finance but returned to Hollywood to work as an assistant director under such...

Plot: Mausoleum, Block 42, Crypt C1

93. June Haver

Actress | Love Nest

June Haver was born on June 10, 1926, in Rock Island, Illinois, with the birth name of Beverly June Stovenour. Her parents divorced at an early age and she was adopted by Bert Haver, her stepfather. Her mother and new father moved to Cincinnati, where she appeared on the stage for the first time at...

Plot: Mausoleum, Room 7, Crypt D1

94. Allison Hayes

Actress | Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes. She was born Mary Jane Hayes on March 6, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia. The raven-haired beauty was the 1949 Washington, D.C. entry into the Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the ...

Plot: Mother of Sorrows, Lot 618, section N, grave 1 GPS coordinates: 33.9924812, -118.3837433 (hddd.dddd)

95. Jack Hayes

Music_department | The Color Purple

Jack Hayes was born on February 8, 1919 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Color Purple (1985), Star Trek (2009) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He was married to Juanita Daniel Hayes. He died on August 24, 2011 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA.

96. Rita Hayworth

Actress | Gilda

Rita Hayworth was born Margarita Carmen Cansino on October 17, 1918, in Brooklyn, New York, into a family of dancers. Her father, Eduardo Cansino Reina, was a dancer as was his father before him. He emigrated from Spain in 1913. Rita's American mother, Volga Margaret (Hayworth), who was of mostly ...

Plot: Grotto, L196, 6 (right of main sidewalk, near the curb)

97. Chick Hearn

Actor | Fletch

One of the most recognizable voices in Los Angeles, Francis Dayle Hearn, better known as "Chick" was the play-by-play voice of the Los Angeles Lakers for from 1960 to 2002. Known for his witty comments during the game and lightning-quick reactions to the play on the court, Hearn was as well-known a...

Plot: Section F, Tier 64, Grave 42 GPS coordinates: 33.9912300, -118.3874893 (hddd.dddd)

98. Emmaline Henry

Actress | Rosemary's Baby

Emmaline Henry was born on November 1, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for Rosemary's Baby (1968), I Dream of Jeannie (1965) and The Red Skelton Hour (1951). She died on October 8, 1979 in Palm Springs, California, USA.

Plot: Section R, T-26, Grave 98 GPS coordinates: 33.9924507, -118.3884964 (hddd.dddd)

99. Hugh Herbert

Actor | Sh! The Octopus

Former stage actor and playwright - he wrote over 150 plays and vaudeville sketches - Hugh Herbert went in the early 30s to Hollywood as comedian. In the 30s he worked mostly for Warner, impersonating often eccentric millionaires, tycoons and dimwitted professors, in a few movies he collaborated on...

100. Conrad Hilton Jr.

Conrad Hilton Jr. was born on July 6, 1926 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Conrad Nicholson Hilton Jr. He was married to Patricia McClintock and Elizabeth Taylor. He died on February 5, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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