Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City

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Holy Cross Cemetery is located at 5835 W. Slauson Avenue in Culver City, California. A Roman Catholic cemetery operated by the Los Angeles Archdiocese, it contains – among others – the graves and tombs of some of Hollywood's biggest non-Jewish names and their relatives. The cemetery was opened in 1939 and is convert|200|acre|km2 in size. [ [http://www.archdiocese.la/prayer/cemeteries/info/history.html History of Catholic Cemeteries in Los Angeles] ]

Most of the celebrities are in the section known as "The Grotto" in the southwest part of the cemetery; after entering the main gate, turn left and follow the leftmost road up the hill.

Notable burials

Use the following alphabetical links to find someone.


*Jean Acker, actress
*Richard Arlen, actor
*Mary Astor, actress


*Joan Banks, actress
*Sam Barry, Hall of Fame basketball coach
*Sally Blane, actress, sister of Loretta Young
*Alfred S. Bloomingdale (1916-1982), department store heir
*Joseph Bodner, painter
*Ray Bolger, actor - "The Scarecrow" in "The Wizard of Oz"
*Charles Boyer, actor
*Edmond O' Brien, actor
*Argentina Brunetti, actress
*Daws Butler,voice actor


*John Candy, comedic actor
*MacDonald Carey, actor
*Walter Catlett,actor, voice of Foulfellow the Fox in Disney's Pinocchio
*Marguerite Chapman, actress
*Pinto Colvig, actor, voices of Goofy and Pluto;voices of Grumpy and Sleepy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
*"Joe Connelly", TV screenwriter of Amos 'n' Andy,Leave It to Beaver, and The Munsters
*Jackie Coogan, actor the kid, Uncle Fester on the The Addams Family
*Darby Crash, musician
*Bing Crosby, singer/actor


*Mona Darkfeather, actress
*Bobby Day, early Rock and Roll singer - sang "Rockin' Robin"
*Dennis Day, singer
*Pedro de Cordoba, actor
*Fred De Cordova, director/producer
*Eadie Del Rubio, singer
*Elena Del Rubio, singer
*Jean Del Val, actor
*Ralph DePalma, race car driver
*Johnny Desmond, vocalist
*Al Dubin, lyricist
*Jimmy Durante, entertainer


*Vince Edwards, actor - TV's "Ben Casey"
*Richard Egan, actor


*John Farrow, film director
*Joe Flynn, actor
*John Ford, motion picture director
*Victoria Forde, actress
*Norman Foster, director, lyricist for Disney's Zorro
*Mary Frann, actress - TV's "Newhart"


*James Gleason, actor
*Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez, actor


*Jack Haley, actor - The Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz"
* June Haver, actress
*Juanita Hansen, silent film actress
*Henry Hathaway (Marquis Henri Leonard de Fiennes), movie producer and director
*Rita Hayworth, actress
*Chick Hearn, sports broadcaster
*Conrad Hilton, Jr, heir of Hilton Hotel chain, business executive and TWA director



*Rita Johnson, actress
*Spike Jones, band leader, musical satirist


*Paul Kelly, actor
*Edgar Kennedy, actor
*Norman Kerry, actor
*James Kirkwood, Sr., actor, film director


*Mario Lanza, opera tenor
*Margaret Lindsay, actress
*Gene Lockhart, actor
*Kathleen Lockhart, actress
*Frank Lovejoy, actor
*Bela Lugosi (Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó) , actor - "Count Dracula"


*Fred MacMurray, actor
*George E. Marshall, director
*Marion Martin, actress
*May McAvoy, actress
*Leo McCarey, movie director
*Fibber McGee, radio star
*Molly McGee, radio star
*Audrey Meadows, actress
*Ann Miller, actress/dancer
*Millard Mitchell, actor
*Thelma Morgan, socialite
*Alan Mowbray, actor
*William Mullins, microchip pioneer
*Jim Murray, sportswriter


*Evelyn Nesbit, actress
*Fred Newmeyer, director


*Edmond O'Brien, actor
*Pat O'Brien, actor
*Helen O'Connell, singer
*Barney Oldfield, race car driver
*Walter O'Malley, baseball executive - owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers


*Robert Paige, actor
*George Pál, producer
*Louella Parsons, Hollywood gossip columnist
*Pat Paterson, actress
*Chris Penn, actor
*Leo Penn, actor, director
*Jean Peters, actress
*Robert Peterson, publisher
*ZaSu Pitts, actress



*Alejandro Rey, actor
*Kane Richmond, actor
*Hayden Rorke, actor - Dr. Bellows of TV's "I Dream of Jeannie"
*Rosalind Russell, actress

*Nazli Sabri, former Queen consort of Egypt.
*Gia Scala, actress
*Fred F. Sears, actor
*Dorothy Sebastian, actress
*Mack Sennett, director of silent movie comedies, including stars such as Charlie Chaplin


*Doris Tate (1924-1992), mother of Sharon Tate
*Patti Tate, sister of Sharon Tate
*Sharon Tate, actress (murdered by members of the Charles Manson cult), buried along with her unborn son Paul Richard Polanski



*Joseph A. Valentine, cinematographer
*Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, socialite
*Joe Viterelli, actor


*Lawrence Welk, band leader
*William R. Wilkerson founder of the Hollywood Reporter, Flamingo Hotel and owner of such nightclubs as Ciro's.


*Loretta Young, actress, Academy Award winner
*Polly Ann Young, actress, sister of Loretta Young


ee also

*Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma
*List of United States cemeteries
*List of famous cemeteries (non-US)

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