Celebrities Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery  

Jerry Greenfield
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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
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

Jayne Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Traffic collision Known as: Actress Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theatre, and television. She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer. She was a major Hollywood female symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s and ...more

Johnny Ramone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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