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Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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Old Hollywood lives on in this list of notable people and celebrities buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This list includes the names of famous and significant people whose graves, mausoleums, or memorials can be found at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood as well as those who have been cremated at Hollywood Forever. If you've ever visited for a movie night or taken a tour of LA, you might have wondered: "Who is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery?" Let this list help answer that question!

From Cecil B. DeMille to Jayne Mansfield, Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the forever home of some of the world's most famous stars. Complete lists of interments at various cemeteries are not always revealed to the public, but a lot of information about the graves and headstones of celebrities can often be found on the web, and Hollywood Forever Cemetery has released some of this information. Cemeteries often have different policies about allowing the public to visit celebrity graves so it's a good idea to get in touch with them first before grabbing a map of the graveyard and planning a trip.

  • George Harrison

    Lung cancer
    Known as: Musician
    George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English musician,...  more
  • Jayne Mansfield

    Traffic collision
    Known as: Actress
    Jayne Mansfield (born April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American film, theater, and...  more
  • Johnny Ramone

    Prostate cancer, Cancer
    Known as: Musician And Member Of The Ramones
    John William Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), known professionally as Johnny...  more
  • Cecil B. DeMille

    Cardiovascular disease
    Known as: Director/Producer
    Cecil Blount DeMille (; August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American filmmaker. Between...  more
  • Estelle Getty

    Dementia with Lewy bodies
    Known as: Actress
    Estelle Getty (née Scher; also known as Estelle Gettleman; July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008) was...  more
  • John Huston

    Emphysema, Pneumonia
    Known as: Director/Screenwriter
    John Marcellus Huston (; August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American film director,...  more
  • Mel Blanc

    Cardiovascular disease, Emphysema
    Known as: Actor/Comedian And Voice Over Talent
    Melvin Jerome Blanc (; May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was an American voice actor and radio...  more
  • Rudolph Valentino

    Peritonitis, Pleurisy
    Known as: Actor
    Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguella (May 6, 1895 –...  more
  • Known as: Actor
    Peter Lorre (born László Löwenstein; 26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was a Hungarian-born...  more
  • Douglas Fairbanks

    Myocardial infarction
    Known as: Actor
    Douglas Fairbanks (born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman; May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an...  more
  • David White

    Myocardial infarction
    Known as: Actor
    David White (April 4, 1916 – November 27, 1990) was an American stage, film and television...  more
  • Joe Dassin

    Myocardial infarction
    Known as: French/American Singer-songwriter
    Joseph Ira Dassin (5 November 1938 – 20 August 1980) was an American-born French...  more
  • John Hamilton

    Myocardial infarction
    Known as: Actor
    John Rummel Hamilton (January 16, 1887 – October 15, 1958) was an American actor who appeared...  more
  • Known as: Musician, Actress
    Natalia Mikhailovna Schneiderman (Latvian: Natālija Mihailovna Šneidersmane), (Russian:...  more
  • Tyrone Power

    Myocardial infarction
    Known as: Actor
    Tyrone Edmund Power III (May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958) was an American film, stage and...  more
  • Yma Sumac

    Known as: Singer, Actress
  • Known as: Actor
    Steve James (born March 8, 1954) is an Oscar-nominated American film producer and director of...  more
  • Robert Mitchell

    Known as: Organist
    Robert Mitchell (born 1971) is a British jazz musician, composer and teacher....  more
  • Paul Muni

    Heart Disorder
    Known as: Actor
    Paul Muni (born Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund; September 22, 1895 – August 25, 1967)...  more
  • Known as: Musician
    Woodrow Charles Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987) was an American jazz clarinetist,...  more
  • Victor Young

    Stroke, Cerebral hemorrhage
    Known as: Composer
    Not to be confused with the actor Victor Sen Yung who was sometimes billed as Victor...  more
  • Nelson Riddle

    Heart failure, Renal failure
    Known as: Musician/Composer And Band Leader
    Nelson Smock Riddle Jr. (June 1, 1921 – October 6, 1985) was an American arranger, composer,...  more
  • Known as: Musician
    Arthur Edward Pepper Jr. (September 1, 1925 – June 15, 1982) was an American alto saxophonist...  more
  • Peter Finch

    Myocardial infarction
    Known as: Actor
    Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch (28 September 1916 – 14 January 1977) was an...  more
  • Victor Fleming

    Myocardial infarction
    Known as: Director
    Victor Lonzo Fleming (February 23, 1889 – January 6, 1949) was an American film director,...  more