• Death

Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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.

  • Richard Blackwell

    Known as: Fashion Critic
  • Known as: Composer
    Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897 – November 29, 1957) was an Austrian-born composer and conductor. A child prodigy, he became one of the most important and influential composers in the history  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 73 (1890-1963)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Known as: Actor
    Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies. He appeared in such films as Charlie Chaplin's A Woman of Paris,  ...more
  • Known as: Actress/Photographer
    Jean Howard (born Ernestine Mahoney; October 13, 1910 – March 20, 2000) was an American actress and photographer. She was born in Longview, Texas and died in Beverly Hills, California.  ...more
  • Heart failure, Hepatitis

    AgeDec. at 47 (1931-1979)

    BirthplaceLeedey, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Known as: Actress
    Darla Jean Hood (November 8, 1931 – June 13, 1979) was an American child actress, best known as the leading lady in the Our Gang series from 1935 to 1941. She was born in Leedey, Oklahoma, the only  ...more
  • Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel

    Known as: Gangster
  • Myocardial infarction

    AgeDec. at 66 (1891-1958)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Known as: Founder Of Columbia Pictures
    Harry Cohn (July 23, 1891 – February 27, 1958) was the co-founder, president, and production director of Columbia Pictures Corporation.  ...more
  • Suicide, Hanging

    AgeDec. at 34 (1963-1998)

    BirthplacePomona, USA, California

    Known as: Founded The Death Rock Band Christian Death
    Rozz Williams (born Roger Alan Painter; November 6, 1963 – April 1, 1998) was an American musician, poet, artist, and performance artist. Most known for his work with the bands Christian Death,  ...more
  • Coronary thrombosis

    AgeDec. at 54 (1915-1969)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Known as: Actress
    Barbara Pepper (born Marion B. Pepper; May 31, 1915 – July 18, 1969) was an American stage, television, radio, and film actress. She is best known as the first "Doris Ziffel" on the sitcom Green  ...more
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding

    AgeDec. at 66 (1923-1990)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Known as: Actress
    Jean Wallace (born Jean Walasek or Wallasek, October 12, 1923 – February 14, 1990) was an American television and film actress.  ...more
  • Surgical complications

    AgeDec. at 71 (1933-2005)

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Known as: Actor
    Edward Heward Bunker (December 31, 1933 – July 19, 2005) was an American author of crime fiction, a screenwriter, convicted felon and an actor. He wrote numerous books, some of which have been  ...more
  • Known as: Cinematographer
    David Abel may refer to: David Abel (general) (1935–2019), Myanmar Army general and cabinet minister David Abel (cinematographer) (1884–1973), cinematographer  ...more
  • Known as: Actress
    Ann Savage (born Bernice Maxine Lyon, February 19, 1921 – December 25, 2008) was an American film and television actress. She is best remembered as the cigarette-puffing femme fatale in the  ...more
  • Viral Infection

    AgeDec. at 65 (1884-1949)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Known as: Head Of Animation At Warner Bros.
    Leon Schlesinger (May 20, 1884 – December 25, 1949) was an American film producer, remembered for founding Leon Schlesinger Productions, which later became the Warner Bros. Cartoons studio, during  ...more
  • Myocardial infarction

    AgeDec. at 61 (1895-1956)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Known as: Actor
    Carl Henry Vogt (February 19, 1895 – May 12, 1956), known professionally as Louis Calhern, was an American stage and screen actor. For portraying Oliver Wendell Holmes in the film The Magnificent  ...more
  • Myocardial infarction

    AgeDec. at 78 (1901-1979)

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    Known as: Actor
    Ben Lyon (February 6, 1901 – March 22, 1979) was an American film actor and a studio executive at 20th Century Fox, who later acted in British radio, films and TV.  ...more
  • Known as: Actress
    Molly Dodd (November 11, 1921 — March 26, 1981) was an American actress.  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 63 (1894-1957)

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, United States of America

    Known as: Actress
    Norma Marie Talmadge (May 2, 1894 – December 24, 1957) was an American actress and film producer of the silent era. A major box-office draw for more than a decade, her career reached a peak in the  ...more
  • Steve Wayne


    AgeDec. at 84 (1920-2004)

    Known as: Actor
    Steve Wayne (1920 – September 5, 2004) was a film and television actor appearing in movies and commercials for products such as Alka-Seltzer, Wheaties and Ocean Spray. Wayne was born Norman  ...more
  • Myocardial infarction

    AgeDec. at 67 (1896-1964)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria-Hungary

    Known as: Actor
    Joseph Schildkraut (22 March 1896 – 21 January 1964) was an Austrian-American actor. He won an Oscar for his performance as Captain Alfred Dreyfus in the film The Life of Emile Zola (1937), later he  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 53 (1873-1926)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Known as: Actor
    Charles Avery (May 28, 1873 – July 23, 1926) was an American silent-film actor, film director, and screenwriter.One of the original seven Keystone Kops, Avery directed Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle in  ...more
  • Liver disease

    AgeDec. at 62 (1901-1963)

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Astoria

    Known as: Actor/Comedian
    Ed Gardner (June 29, 1901 – August 17, 1963) was an American comic actor, writer and director, best remembered as the creator and star of the radio's popular Duffy's Tavern comedy series.  ...more
  • Natural causes

    AgeDec. at 94 (1904-1999)

    BirthplaceUSA, Kaplan, Louisiana

    Known as: Actor
    Iron Eyes Cody (born Espera Oscar de Corti, April 3, 1904 – January 4, 1999) was an Italian-American actor. He portrayed Native Americans in Hollywood films, famously as Chief Iron Eyes in Bob Hope's  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 42 (1901-1944)

    BirthplaceCheyenne, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

    Known as: Actress
    Mildred Harris (November 29, 1901 – July 20, 1944) was an American film actress during the early part of the 20th century. Harris began her career in the film industry as a child actress when she was  ...more
  • Myocardial infarction

    AgeDec. at 63 (1889-1952)

    BirthplaceUSA, Rochester, Indiana

    Known as: Actor
    Elmo Lincoln (born Otto Elmo Linkenhelt) (February 6, 1889 – June 27, 1952) was an American film actor.  ...more