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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. 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
George Harrison Lung cancer Known as: Musician George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. ...more

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Jayne Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Jayne Mansfield Traffic collision Known as: Actress Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theatre, and television. She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates. She was a major Hollywood sex ...more

Johnny Ramone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Johnny Ramone Prostate cancer, Cancer Known as: Musician And Member Of The Ramones John William Cummings, better known by his stage name Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk rock band the Ramones. He was a ...more

Cecil B. DeMille is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Cecil B. DeMille Cardiovascular disease Known as: Director/Producer Cecil Blount DeMille was an American film director and film producer in both silent and sound films. DeMille began his career as a stage actor in 1900. He later moved on to writing and directing ...more

Estelle Getty is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Estelle Getty Dementia with Lewy bodies Known as: Actress Estelle Scher-Gettleman, better known by her stage name Estelle Getty, was an American actress and comedienne, who appeared in film, television, and theatre. She was best known for her role as ...more

John Huston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
John Huston Emphysema, Pneumonia Known as: Director/Screenwriter John Marcellus Huston was an American film director, screenwriter and actor. He wrote the screenplays for most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered classics: ...more

Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Mel Blanc Cardiovascular disease, Emphysema, Stroke Known as: Actor/Comedian And Voice Over Talent Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc was an American voice actor, comedian, and radio personality. Although he began his sixty-plus-year career performing in radio, Blanc is best remembered for ...more

Rudolph Valentino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Rudolph Valentino Peritonitis, Pleurisy Known as: Actor Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla, professionally known as Rudolph Valentino, was an Italian-born American actor who starred in several well-known ...more

Peter Lorre is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Peter Lorre Stroke Known as: Actor Peter Lorre was a Hungarian actor. Born László Loewenstein in Austria-Hungary he began his stage career in Vienna, then moved to Germany and had his breakthrough, first on the ...more

Douglas Fairbanks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Douglas Fairbanks Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor Douglas Fairbanks was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films such as The Thief of Bagdad, Robin Hood, and The Mark ...more

David White is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
David White Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor David White was an American stage, film and television actor best known for playing Larry Tate, the boss of Darrin Stephens on the 1964–72 situation comedy Bewitched.

Joe Dassin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Joe Dassin Myocardial infarction Known as: French/American Singer-songwriter Joseph Ira "Joe" Dassin was an American-born French singer-songwriter.

John Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
John Hamilton Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor John Hamilton was an American actor, who appeared in many movies and television programs. He is probably best remembered for his role as the blustery newspaper editor Perry White on the 1950s ...more

Natasha Shneider is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Natasha Shneider Cancer Known as: Musician, Actress Natasha Shneider was a Russian musician and actress. She was most notably the keyboardist and vocalist in the musical group Eleven, and was the partner of bandmate Alain Johannes. She also ...more

Tyrone Power is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Tyrone Power Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr., was an American film and stage actor. From 1930s to the 1950s Power appeared in dozens of films, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads. His better-known films ...more

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Yma Sumac is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Yma Sumac Known as: Singer, Actress

Steve James is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Steve James Known as: Actor Steve James is an American film producer and director of several documentaries, including the award-winning Hoop Dreams and Stevie.

Robert Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Robert Mitchell Known as: Organist Robert Mitchell is a British jazz musician, composer and teacher.

Paul Muni is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Paul Muni Heart Disorder Known as: Actor Paul Muni was an American stage and film actor who was born in Lemberg and grew up in Chicago. He started his acting career in the Yiddish theatre. During the 1930s, he was considered one of the ...more

Woody Herman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Woody Herman Known as: Musician Woodrow Charles "Woody" Herman was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called "The Herd", Herman ...more

Victor Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Victor Young Stroke, Cerebral hemorrhage Known as: Composer Victor Young was an American composer, arranger, violinist and conductor. He was born in Chicago.

Nelson Riddle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Nelson Riddle Heart failure, Renal failure Known as: Musician/Composer And Band Leader Nelson Smock Riddle, Jr. was an American arranger, composer, bandleader and orchestrator whose career stretched from the late 1940s to the mid-1980s. His work for Capitol Records kept such ...more

Art Pepper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Art Pepper Known as: Musician Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr. was an American alto saxophonist and clarinetist.

Peter Finch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Peter Finch Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch was a British-born Australian actor. He is best remembered for his role as "crazed" television anchorman Howard Beale in the film Network, which ...more

Victor Fleming is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Victor Fleming Myocardial infarction Known as: Director Victor Lonzo Fleming was an American film director, cinematographer, and producer. His most popular films were The Wizard of Oz, and Gone with the Wind, for which he won an Academy Award for ...more

Dee Dee Ramone is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Dee Dee Ramone Heroin overdose Known as: Musician And Member Of The Ramones Douglas Glenn Colvin, known professionally as Dee Dee Ramone, was a German-American songwriter and musician, best known as founding member, songwriter and bassist for punk rock band the Ramones. ...more

Eleanor Powell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Eleanor Powell Cancer Known as: Actress/Dancer Eleanor Torrey Powell was an American film actress and dancer of the 1930s and 1940s, known for her exuberant solo tap dancing.

Don Adams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Don Adams Cancer, Bone cancer, Lymphoma Known as: Actor/Comedian Don Adams was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart in the television situation comedy Get Smart, which he also ...more

Fay Wray is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Fay Wray Natural causes Known as: Actress Fay Wray was a Canadian-American actress most noted for playing the female lead in King Kong. Through an acting career that spanned 57 years, Wray attained international renown as an actress in ...more

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Frank Alexander is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Frank Alexander Known as: Actor Frank Alexander was an American silent film comedian and actor. Alexander, who was morbidly obese, was best known for playing villains in the films of Larry Semon, who are often the father of ...more

Ann Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Ann Sheridan Esophageal cancer, Liver cancer Known as: Actor Ann Sheridan was an American actress. She worked regularly from 1934 to her death in 1967, first in film and later in television. Notable roles include Angels with Dirty Faces, The Man Who Came ...more

Joan Hackett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Joan Hackett Ovarian cancer Known as: Actress Joan Ann Hackett was an American actress of film, stage and television. For the 1981 film Only When I Laugh, she won a Golden Globe Award and received an Academy Award nomination for Best ...more

Clifton Webb is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Clifton Webb Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor Clifton Webb was an American actor, dancer, and singer known for his Oscar-nominated roles in such films as Laura, The Razor's Edge, and Sitting Pretty. In the theatrical world he was known for ...more

Darren McGavin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Darren McGavin Natural causes Known as: Actor Darren McGavin was an American actor best known for his portrayal of the grumpy father in the film A Christmas Story, and for the title role in the television horror series Kolchak: The Night ...more

Marion Davies is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Marion Davies Stomach cancer Known as: Actress Marion Davies was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Davies was already building a solid reputation as a film comedienne when newspaper tycoon William Randolph ...more

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr., KBE, DSC was an American actor and a highly decorated naval officer of World War II.

Janet Gaynor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Janet Gaynor Pneumonia Known as: Actress Janet Gaynor was an American film, stage and television actress and painter. Gaynor began her career as an extra in shorts and silent films. After signing with Fox Film Corporation in 1926, she ...more

Nelson Eddy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Nelson Eddy Cerebral hemorrhage Known as: Actor/Singer Nelson Ackerman Eddy was an American singer and actor who appeared in 19 musical films during the 1930s and 1940s, as well as in opera and on the concert stage, radio, television, and in ...more

Richard Dunn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Richard Dunn Stroke Known as: Character Actor Richard Dunn was an American character actor popularized by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. Dunn was best known to audiences for his appearances on Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, a ...more

Hattie McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hattie McDaniel Breast cancer Known as: Actress Hattie McDaniel was an American actress. She is best known for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, making her the first ...more

Arthur Lake is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Arthur Lake Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor Arthur Lake was an American actor known best for bringing Dagwood Bumstead, the bumbling husband of Blondie, to life in film, radio and television.

Maila Nurmi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Maila Nurmi Natural causes Known as: Actress Maila Nurmi was a Finnish-American actress born in Petsamo, Finland, who created the campy 1950s character Vampira. She portrayed Vampira as TV's first horror host and in the Ed Wood cult film ...more

Ford Sterling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Ford Sterling Myocardial infarction Known as: Actor Ford Sterling was an American comedian and actor best known for his work with Keystone Studios. One of the 'Big 4' he was the original chief of the Keystone Cops.

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Leo Gordon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Leo Gordon Myocardial infarction, Pneumonia Known as: Husband Of Lynn Cartwright Leo Vincent Gordon was an American film and television character actor as well as a screenplay writer and novelist. During more than 40 years in film and television, he was frequently cast as a ...more

Estelle Taylor is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Estelle Taylor Cancer Known as: Actress Estelle Taylor was an American Hollywood actress whose career was most prominent during the silent film era of the 1920s.

Lana Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Lana Clarkson Murder, Gunshot Known as: Actress Lana Jean Clarkson was an American actress and fashion model. During the 1980s, she rose to prominence in several sword-and-sorcery films. In February 2003, Clarkson was fatally shot by ...more

Don LaFontaine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Don LaFontaine Pneumothorax Known as: Voiceover Donald Leroy "Don" LaFontaine was an American voice actor who recorded more than 5,000 film trailers and thousands of television advertisements, network promotions, and video game ...more

Kathleen Freeman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Kathleen Freeman Lung cancer Known as: Actress Kathleen Freeman was an American film, television, and stage actress. In a career that spanned more than fifty years, she portrayed acerbic maids, secretaries, teachers, busybodies, nurses, and ...more

Rick Jason is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Rick Jason Suicide Known as: Actor Rick Jason, born Richard Jacobson, was an American actor, born in New York City, and most remembered for his role as 2nd Lt. Gil Hanley in the ABC television drama Combat!.

Bebe Daniels is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Bebe Daniels Cerebral hemorrhage Known as: Actress Bebe Daniels was an American actress, singer, dancer, writer and producer. She began her career in Hollywood during the silent movie era as a child actress, became a star in musicals such as ...more