Hillside Memorial Parkby Sylviastel | created - 27 Jul 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
The men and women who have been interred at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City, California.
1. Corey Allen
Actor | Rebel Without a Cause
Corey Allen earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UCLA in Theatre in 1954. While there, he received the department's Best Actor award and starred in the UCLA film, "A Time Out of War", which won the Academy Award & Cannes & Venice Film Festival for Best Short Film. Upon graduation, he appeared in ...
Soundtrack | The Great Gatsby
At 11, he was a movie theatre pianist. Studied under Albert Sendrey, and at the David Mannes Music School. He started two groups, the Versatile Sextette and The Commanders Orchestra. He appeared in vaudeville, and in US and European night club entertaining, and in the Broadway musical "Paris". ...
Plot: Everlasting Peace, Block 12, Plot 373, Grave 2
Soundtrack | George of the Jungle
Sheldon Allman was born on June 8, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on George of the Jungle (1997), Monster Mash: The Movie (1995) and Space Patrol (1950). He was married to Lorraine Allman. He died on January 22, 2002 in Culver City, California, USA.
Plot: Canaan Urn Garden Block 1 Plot 2 Grave 27
4. Alice Allyn
Actress | Operation Dames
Alice Allyn was born on October 13, 1929 in Canada. She was an actress, known for Operation Dames (1959), The Detectives (1959) and Baretta (1975). She died on February 11, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Court of Dedication Blk 6 Plot 95 Space 4-B
5. Army Archerd
Army Archerd was born on January 13, 1922 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Armand André Archerd. He was an actor and producer, known for Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), Burke's Law (1963) and Batman (1966). He was married to Selma Archerd and Joan Carol Paul. He died on ...
Plot: Acacia Gardens, Upper Level, Wall QQ, Niche 506
6. Sandy Baron
Actor | The Grifters
Sandy Baron was born Sanford Beresofsky in Brooklyn, New York on May 5, 1936. Raised in Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood, the young Sandy attended public schools and participated in accelerated classes. A graduate of Brooklyn College, he spent his early years working summers in the Catskill ...
Plot: Courts of the Book, Jacob, Inner Court Wall, Wall I, Crypt 7004
7. Gene Barry
Actor | The War of the Worlds
With effortless class and elegant charm Gene Barry took 50's and 60's TV by storm, after a rather lackluster start on the musical stage and in films. Born Eugene Klass in New York City on June 14, 1919, to Martin (an amateur violinist), and Eva (an amateur singer), he showed a gift at an early age ...
Plot: Canaan Garden Mausoleum, Crypt H390A
8. Jack Benny
Actor | The Jack Benny Program
The son of a saloon keeper, Jack Benny (born Benny Kubelsky) began to study the violin at the age six, and his "ineptness" at it, would later become his trademark (in reality, he was a very accomplished player). When given the opportunity to play in live theatre professionally, Benny quit school ...
Plot: Mausoleum, Hall of Graciousness
Actress | This Way Please
Grew up in Vancouver, B.C., where she graduated from King George High School. Claims to have first seen future husband and comedy partner Jack Benny perform at the city's famed Orpheum Theatre during the Vaudeville days. Benny toured extensively and played the Orpheum often before hitting it big in...
Plot: Mausoleum, Hall of Graciousness
10. Henry Bergman
Actor | Modern Times
Henry Bergman was born on February 23, 1868 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Modern Times (1936), City Lights (1931) and The Gold Rush (1925). He died on October 22, 1946 in Hollywood, California.
Plot: Valley of Remembrance, block 24, L-1030
11. Milton Berle
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Milton Berle was born Milton Berlinger on July 12, 1908, in New York City, to Sarah (Glantz) and Moses Berlinger, a paint and varnish salesman. He was educated at New York Professional Children's School and began performing at age 5. His first stage appearance was in "Florodora" in Atlantic City, ...
Plot: Acacia Garden, MM 354-B
12. Pandro S. Berman
Producer | Ivanhoe
Pandro S. Berman was born into the film industry. His father, Harry, was distributor and exhibitor of films. Pandro also had a number of relatives in the film industry. When he started working in the 1920's he started as a script clerk and then rose to film editor. By 1931, the 26 year old Berman ...
Plot: In front of mausoleum, on left side of sidewalk
14. Mike Bloomfield
Soundtrack | Sneakers
Mike Bloomfield was born on July 28, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He died on February 15, 1981 in San Francisco, California, USA.
Plot: Courts of the Book Mausoleum. Sanctuary of Meditation Crypt 314 Third row from the bottom on the left
15. Ben Blue
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Ben Blue was a movie and TV comedian born on September 12, 1901, in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Emigrating to the US, he became a dance instructor and dance school owner, as well as a nightclub proprietor. He began his film career in short subjects for Warner Brothers in 1926, and later worked at the...
Plot: Mausoleum. Columbarium of Graciousness, #810
16. Neil Bogart
Producer | Thank God It's Friday
Neil Bogart was born on February 3, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Neil Bogatz. He was an actor and producer, known for Thank God It's Friday (1978) and Flipside (1973). He was married to Joyce Bogart Trabulus and Weiss, Beth. He died on May 8, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Port of the Patriarchs, private room, basement of mausoleum
17. Sorrell Booke
Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard
Sorrell Booke was born in Buffalo, New York in 1930, the son of a local physician. He found his calling early in life, like most actors, when his family encouraged him to entertain relatives by doing impressions and telling jokes. He went on to study at Yale and Columbia University, and mastered ...
Plot: Court of Dedication, Block 2, plot 72, space 4B (right under tree)
Producer | The Blues Brothers
Bernie Brillstein was born on April 26, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA as Bernard J. Brillstein. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989). He was married to Carrie Brillstein and Deborah Koskoff. He died on August 7, 2008 in Los ...
Plot: Canaan section
19. Richard Brooks
Writer | Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Richard Brooks was an Academy Award-winning film writer who also earned six Oscar nominations and achieved success as a film director and producer.
He was born Ruben Sax on May 18, 1912, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His parents were Russian-Jewish immigrants. He graduated from West Philadelphia HS...
Plot: Canaan Garden Mausoleum
20. Marion Byron
Actress | Steamboat Bill, Jr.
At Warner Brothers, tiny, five feet tall Marion Byron was nicknamed (and occasionally billed as) "Peanuts". She was a cute and vivacious soubrette who featured in early, long forgotten musicals, with titles like Show of Shows (1929), Broadway Babies (1929) and Playing Around (1930). Marion began ...
21. Susan Cabot
Actress | The Wasp Woman
Susan Cabot was born in Boston and raised in a series of eight foster homes. She attended high school in Manhattan, where she took an interest in dramatics and joined the school dramatic club. Later, while trying to decide between a career in music or art, she illustrated children's books during ...
Plot: Sunland Gardens, wall crypt C, space #242
22. Eddie Cantor
Soundtrack | Kid Millions
Singer, songwriter ("Merrily We Roll Along"), comedian, author and actor, educated in public schools. He made his first public appearance in Vaudeville in 1907 at New York's Clinton Music Hall, then became a member of the Gus Edwards Gang, later touring vaudeville with Lila Lee as the team Cantor &...
Plot: Mausoleum, Hall of Graciousness 2nd floor
23. Nell Carter
Actress | Gimme a Break!
Her trademark sass complimented by a distinctively adenoidal voice that could out-snarl Eartha Kitt and Fran Drescher put together, short (4'11"), round, and robust Nell Carter was one indomitable, in-your-face firecracker...and it made her a star. She was born Nell Ruth Hardy in 1948 in Birmingham...
Plot: Acacia Gardens, Wall KK, Crypt 7040
24. Jeff Chandler
Actor | Broken Arrow
Jeff was born in Brooklyn and attended Erasmus High School. After high school, he took a drama course and worked in stock companies for two years. His next role would be that of an officer in World War II. After he was discharged from the service, he became busy acting in radio drama's and comedies...
Plot: Mausoleum, Hall of Graciousness, crypt 4015, second floor
25. Cyd Charisse
Actress | Silk Stockings
Cyd Charisse was born Tula Ellice Finklea on March 8, 1921 in Amarillo, Texas. Born to be a dancer, she spent her early childhood taking ballet lessons and joined the Ballet Russe at age 13. In 1939, she married Nico Charisse, her former dance teacher. In 1943, she appeared in her first film, ...
Plot: Sunland Gardens Mausoleum, Court of Matriarchs #S 401
26. Mickey Cohen
Self | The Mike Wallace Interview
Mickey Cohen was born on September 4, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Meyer Harris Cohen. He was married to Lavonne Weaver. He died on July 29, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Alcove of Love. A-217
27. John Davidson
Actor | Adventures of Captain Marvel
John Davidson was born on December 25, 1886 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941), Dick Tracy vs. Crime, Inc. (1941) and Perils of Pauline (1933). He died on January 16, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
28. Danny Dayton
Actor | Guys and Dolls
Danny Dayton was born on November 20, 1923 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Guys and Dolls (1955), Ed Wood (1994) and Wonder Woman (1975). He was married to Arlene Allinson and Dagmar. He died on February 6, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
30. Selma Diamond
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Most familiar to TV audiences as the diminutive but feisty court bailiff on Night Court (1984), Selma Diamond's entrance into acting was not through the usual venue of vaudeville, stage work or modeling - she was a writer for TV shows, once having been nominated for an Emmy for Caesar's Hour (1954)...
Plot: Courts of the Book, Jacob-I-4004
Writer | Casablanca
Julius J. Epstein was born on August 22, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Casablanca (1942), Reuben, Reuben (1983) and Pete 'n' Tillie (1972). He was married to Ann Margot Laszlo and Frances Sage. He died on December 30, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, ...
Plot: Valley of Remembrance, Block 24, Plot 1030, Grave 5
Writer | Casablanca
Is the grandfather of Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein (the youngest GM in baseball history, who built the 2004 team than won the first Red Sox World Series victory since 1918, reversing the so-called "curse of the Bambino")
Plot: Valley of Remembrance, block 14, lot #711 G-2
33. Max Factor
Make_up_department | We're in the Legion Now
Max Factor Jr., named Frank at birth, was the second son of Max Factor, who opened his first wig shop in Razan, Russia in the 1890s. In April 1904, Max emigrated to the United States and opened a perfume, makeup, and wig concession at the St. Louis World's Fair. Max's son Frank was born in St. ...
Plot: Mausoleum, outside/rear, U-112
34. Percy Faith
Soundtrack | Reindeer Games
Percy Faith was a child piano prodigy, but his hands were burned in a fire at age 18. Switching to conducting and arranging, his unique orchestral 'sound', with strong emphasis on creative string work, soon became familiar to listeners everywhere. He recorded 85 albums for Columbia Records, and ...
35. Arthur Freed
Producer | An American in Paris
Producer, songwriter and author, brother to Ralph Freed, Walter and Ruth Freed. He was educated at the Phillips Exeter Academy, and became associated with Gus Edwards musical acts. He performed in vaudeville with Louis Silvers, with whom he wrote revues for New York restaurants. During World War I,...
Plot: Garden Of Memories, Honor-Lawn Crypt-418 GPS coordinates: 33.9805298, -118.3913193 (hddd.dddd)
36. Friz Freleng
Director | The Bugs Bunny Show
Friz Freleng was born Isadore Freleng on August 21, 1906 in Kansas City, Missouri. With no formal training in drawing, his first job as an animator was with United Film Advancement Services in 1924 at the age of 17. The first work Friz is credited with was for Disney Studios where he worked as an ...
Plot: Canaan Section E-249
37. Ben Frommer
Actor | Scarface
Ben Frommer was born on June 12, 1913 in Poland as Benjamin Frommer. He was an actor, known for Scarface (1983), Plan 9 from Outer Space (1957) and Battlestar Galactica (1978). He was married to Hilda Valerie Cohen. He died on May 9, 1992 in Tarzana, California, USA.
38. Leona Gage
Actress | Tales of Terror
Leona Gage was born on April 8, 1939 in Longview, Texas, USA as Mary Leona Gage. She was an actress, known for Tales of Terror (1962), Scream of the Butterfly (1965) and A House Is Not a Home (1964). She was married to Lawrence William Stone, Alexander Bernard Kaminer, Gunther Collins, Nicholas ...
Plot: Court of the Matriarchs, N 504
40. Larry Gelbart
Writer | Tootsie
The gift of provoking laughter came early to Larry Gelbart and has never deserted him. His distinguished career as a writer of comedy reads like a history of the art over the last 40 years. His writing credits date back to the Golden Age of radio, thanks in part to his father. The elder Gelbart was...
Plot: Canaan Garden Mausoleum, Crypt F475
41. L. Wolfe Gilbert
Soundtrack | The Man Who Knew Too Little
Songwriter ("Green Eyes", "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee", "Ramona", "The Peanut Vendor"), author and publisher who came to the US in 1887 and was educated in local public schools, and then became a singer in amateur-night contests, and later a vaudeville and cafe entertainer. He toured with John L...
Original burial site. Plot: Mausoleum, Court of Sages, Crypt 223. He was reinterred at Palm Springs Morturary & Mausoleum, in Palm Springs, California.
Plot: Mount of Olives, Block 4, Plot 299, Grave 3
43. William Goetz
Producer | Sayonara
William Goetz, a producer and studio boss who revolutionized the industry with the development of the profit participation deal, was born on March 24, 1903, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to ship's purser Theodore Goetz and his wife Fanny. William was the youngest in a brood of eight children (six ...
Plot: Devotion, Sarcophagus B (at the entrance) GPS coordinates: 33.9809113, -118.3012009 (hddd.dddd)
44. Jerry Goldsmith
Music_department | Star Trek: First Contact
Born on February 10, 1929, Jerry Goldsmith studied piano with Jakob Gimpel and composition, theory, and counterpoint with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He also attended classes in film composition given by Miklós Rózsa at the Univeristy of Southern California. In 1950, he was employed as a clerk ...
Plot: G/M Truth 265
Plot: Garden of Rebecca, Block 12, Plot 106, Space 2 GPS coordinates: 33.9819489, -118.1386566 (hddd.dddd)
46. Mark Goodson
Producer | Tattletales
Mark Goodson was born on January 14, 1915 in Sacramento, California, USA as Mark Leo Goodson. He was a producer and writer, known for Tattletales (1974), Password (1973) and What's My Line (1951). He was married to Suzanne Russell Waddell, Virginia McDavid and Bluma Neveleff. He died on December 18...
47. Hank Greenberg
Soundtrack | The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
Hank Greenberg was born on January 1, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA as Henry Benjamin Greenberg. He was an actor, known for The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998), The Kid from Cleveland (1949) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). He was married to Linda Douglas and Caral Gimbel. He died on...
48. Lorne Greene
Actor | Bonanza
Lorne Greene was born Lyon Himan "Chaim" Green on February 12, 1915, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He began acting while attending Canada's Queen's University, and after graduation got a job in radio broadcasting. His rich, deep, authoritarian voice quickly propelled him to prominence as Canada's top...
Plot: Courts of the Book, Outer Lawn, Block 5, Plot 800, Grave 8 GPS coordinates: 33.9797096, -118.3878632 (hddd.dddd)
49. Ruth Handler
Ruth Handler was born on November 4, 1916 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Ruth Marianna Mosko. She was a writer, known for Detective Barbie: Mystery of the Carnival Caper (1998), Barbie: The Princess & the Popstar (2012) and Barbie (1991). She was married to Elliot Handler. She died on April 27, ...
Plot: Family plot in Garden of Rebecca
50. Lou Holtz
Writer | The Twilight Zone
Lou Holtz was born on April 11, 1893 in San Francisco, California, USA as Louis Holtz. He was an actor and writer, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), The Loretta Young Show (1953) and Follow the Leader (1930). He was married to Gloria Warfield, Phyllis Gilman, Rita Boland and Rita Boland. He died ...
51. Moe Howard
Actor | The Three Stooges Meet Hercules
Moe Howard, the "Boss Stooge" and brother of Stooges Curly Howard and Shemp Howard, began his acting career in 1909 by playing bit roles in silent Vitagraph films. At 17 he joined a troupe working on a showboat and also appeared in several two-reel comedy shorts. In 1922 he, brother Shemp and Larry...
Plot: Garden of Memories, Alcove of Love, Wall C, Crypt 233
52. David Janssen
Actor | The Green Berets
David Janssen was born David Harold Meyer in 1931 in Naponee, Nebraska, to Berniece Mae (Graf) and Harold Edward Meyer, a banker. He was of German, and some Swiss-German and Scottish-Irish, descent. David took the surname of his stepfather, Eugene Janssen. The Janssen family settled in Hollywood ...
Plot: Mausoleum, Memory Court
53. George Jessel
Actor | Lucky Boy
George Jessel gained fame in vaudeville, where it was not uncommon for him--and other performers, such as Al Jolson, Eddie Cantor--to perform in blackface, and in fact at age 11 Jessel was Cantor's vaudeville partner. Jessel acted in several movies in the '30s and became a respected film producer. ...
Plot: Mausoleum, Memorial Court #516
54. Al Jolson
Actor | The Jazz Singer
Al Jolson was known in the industry as "The World's Greatest Entertainer," for well over 40 years. After his death his influence continued unabated with such performers as Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Jackie Wilson and Jerry Lee Lewis all mentioning him as an ...
Plot: Waterfall monument, central to the entire park.
55. Lawrence Kasha
Producer | Knots Landing
Lawrence Kasha was born on December 3, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Lawrence N. Kasha. He was a producer and director, known for Knots Landing (1979), Applause (1973) and Busting Loose (1977). He died on September 29, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Laurel Gardens, Wall E, Crypt 236
57. Sam Katzman
Producer | Amateur Crook
New York-born Sam Katzman entered the film industry as a prop boy at age 13, and worked his way up the ladder, learning virtually every facet of film production before becoming a producer himself. Starting out producing action/adventure serials (where he got the nickname "Jungle Sam"), Katzman's ...
Plot: Mausoleum, Memorial Court, North Wall, Crypt 316
58. Sheldon Keller
Writer | Movie Movie
Composer, songwriter and author, educated at the University of Illinois and the University of Maryland. He was a television writer for Sid Caesar, Bing Crosby, Danny Thomas, Art Carney, Dinah Shore, Mary Martin, Danny Kaye and Dick Van Dyke. Joining ASCAP in 1956, he composed many songs and ...
59. Fred Kohlmar
Producer | Picnic
A former agent, Fred Kohlmar worked as an executive assistant to producer Samuel Goldwyn. He got into the production end of the business in the late 1930s, producing pictures mainly for 20th Century-Fox, Paramount and Columbia. Although he produced everything from dramas (Les Miserables (1952)) to ...
Plot: Mausoleum, Memorial Court, North Wall, Crypt 316
60. Paul Kohner
Producer | Die weiße Hölle vom Piz Palü
Paul Kohner was born on May 29, 1902 in Teplitz-Schoenau, Austria-Hungary. He was a producer and production manager, known for White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929), Love Me and the World Is Mine (1927) and Alas sobre El Chaco (1935). He was married to Lupita Tovar. He died on March 16, 1988 in Los ...
Plot: Courts of the Book, Outer Lawn, Block 5, Plot 300, Grave 8
61. Helen Kushnick
Helen Gorman's first job in Los Angeles was with the talent agency ICM in the early 1970s where she met her future husband Jerrold Kushnick, then manager of Jimmie Walker ("Good Times") and Ben Vereen, among others. Helen left ICM to join Jerrold in forming General Management Corporation. Under ...
Plot: Sunnyslope Garden Mausoleum, A301
62. Ely A. Landau
He founded National Telefilm Associates with two partners.
Plot: Canaan, Estate 62, Grave 1
63. Michael Landon
Actor | Little House on the Prairie
Michael Landon was born Eugene Maurice Orowitz, on Saturday, October 31st, 1936, in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. In 1941, he and his family moved to Collingswood, New Jersey.
When Eugene was in high school, he participated -- and did very well -- in track and field, especially javelin throwing, ...
Plot: Mausoleum, outside/rear, private room
64. Jerry Leiber
Soundtrack | Cloverfield
Half of the songwriting team of Leiber and Stoller, Jerry Leiber wrote many hit songs with his partner Mike Stoller, including many for Elvis Presley and The Coasters. Leiber was born on April 25, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Jerome Leiber. He was married to Gaby Rodgers. He died on August ...
65. Sheldon Leonard
Producer | Make Room for Daddy
Sheldon Leonard was born in New York City's lower Manhattan, the son of Jewish parents. He studied acting at Syracuse University and, after graduating, landed a job on Wall Street. Following the Wall Street crash of 1929, he found himself unemployed and resolved to become a professional actor on ...
Plot: Courts of the Book, Outer Lawn, Block 6, Plot 1000, Grave 8 GPS coordinates: 33.9795990, -118.3878326 (hddd.dddd)
66. Samuel Lerner
Soundtrack | Popeye
Composer ("I'm Popeye the Sailor Man", "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?"), author, songwriter and publisher, he emigrated to the US in 1910 and was educated at Wayne University. He wrote special material for vaudeville singers including Sophie Tucker, and from 1928 was a music-publishing ...
Plot: Laurel Gardens. 18-177-3A
67. Sol Lesser
Producer | Tarzan and the Leopard Woman
Sol Lesser entered the film industry as an exhibitor and the owner of a chain of movie theaters. His first "production" had an interesting story behind it. In 1915, while he was living in San Francisco, he learned that the authorities were about to clean out and close down the city's notorious ...
Plot: Garden of Memories, Court of Devotion, Wall A, Crypt 224
68. Jules V. Levy
Producer | Safari 3000
Independent producer, the son of a real estate broker. One third of the production company Levy-Gardner-Laven.
Plot: Garden of Abraham, Front of Mausoleum, Plot 7, Grave 6
Plot: Courts of the Books, wall crypt F-136B
71. Abby Mann
Writer | Judgment at Nuremberg
Abby Mann was born on December 1, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Abraham Goodman. He was a writer and producer, known for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Kojak (1973) and Skag (1980). He was married to Myra Mann. He died on March 25, 2008 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
72. Daniel Mann
Director | Come Back, Little Sheba
Stage, television and film director Daniel Mann was born Daniel Chugerman on August 8, 1912, in Brooklyn, NY. He was a child performer and attended the New York's Professional Children's School. He studied with renowned acting teacher Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse, eventually ...
Plot: Laurel Gardens, Block 17, Plot 114, Grave 2
73. Hal March
Actor | Send Me No Flowers
Hal March, born Harold Mendelson, first came on the scene in 1944 as one half of the comedy duo, Sweeney & March. He and Bob Sweeney had their own radio program, aptly named the "Sweeney and March Show" on CBS radio through 1948. In the early fifties, March sought a variety of venues in which to ...
Plot: Mount Sholom. 4-144-6
74. Trudy Marshall
Actress | Too Many Winners
Trudy Marshall was born on February 14, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Too Many Winners (1947), Dragonwyck (1946) and The Dancing Masters (1943). She was married to Philip Jordan Raffin and Leland Lindsay. She died on May 23, 2004 in Century City, Los ...
75. Norman Maurer
Writer | Kook's Tour
Norman Maurer was born on May 13, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Kook's Tour (1970), The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze (1963) and The Outlaws Is Coming (1965). He was married to Joan Howard. He died on November 23, 1986 in Los Angeles, ...
Actor | Hitler: Beast of Berlin
Frederic Mellinger was born on November 15, 1890 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Hitler: Beast of Berlin (1939). He died on August 29, 1970 in Bad Wiessee, Bavaria, Germany.
Plot: Courts of the Book, Outer Lawn, Block 5, Plot 600, Grave 2
77. Marvin Mirisch
Producer | The Human Jungle
Marvin Mirisch was born on March 19, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Marvin Eliot Mirisch. He is known for his work on The Human Jungle (1954), Arrow in the Dust (1954) and Dracula (1979). He was married to Florence Mirisch. He died on November 17, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
79. Howard Morris
Actor | The Andy Griffith Show
Comedic actor Howard ("Howie") Jerome Morris, of Jewish heritage, was born in The Bronx, New York, on September 4, 1919. This short, quicksilver comic of TV's "Golden Age" also went on to possess one of the finest vocal instruments for animation. Classically trained on the Shakespearean stage, he ...
Plot: Laurel Gardens Wall Crypt E-450
80. Vic Morrow
Actor | Combat!
Vic Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jean (Kress) and Harry Morrow, an electrical engineer. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While ...
Plot: Mount of Olives, Block 5, Plot 80, Grave 1
81. Jan Murray
Actor | History of the World: Part I
First and foremost a stand-up comedian, this top banana of the "borscht belt" circuit (at age 19) relied on amiable Jewish ethnic humor for longtime career sustenance. He also relied on his multi-talented gifts as an actor, master of ceremonies, game show host and raconteur.
Handsome, Bronx-born, ...
Plot: Canaan Garden Mausoleum, Crypt F66
82. Shelly Novack
Actor | Airport
Shelly Novack was a star athlete at Venice High School in California. He later played football at Santa Monica City College, Long Beach State, and was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 1965. He became an actor through football, much like some other athletes do. Shelly won the first Toyota Grand ...
Plot: Urn Garden, Eternal Rest, Block 8, Plot 10, Space 218
83. Louis Nye
Actor | Curb Your Enthusiasm
He was one of those delightfully pretentious comic actors you loved to hate, his flip manner and faux rich boy arrogance possessing his characters no matter what social stature they were. Louis Nye (first name pronounced Louie) was a master at sketch comedy, foreign accents and the quicksilver ...
Plot: Acacia Gardens Cremation Wall Space TT-643
84. David Opatoshu
Actor | Exodus
David Opatoshu was born on January 30, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Exodus (1960), Torn Curtain (1966) and Star Trek: The Original Series (1966). He was married to Lillian Weinberg. He died on April 30, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Garden of Memories, Court of Devotion, Block 1, Plot 40, Grave 6 GPS coordinates: 33.9796982, -118.3812714 (hddd.dddd)
85. Norman Panama
Writer | Knock on Wood
Norman Panama was born on April 21, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Norman Kaye Panama. He was a writer and director, known for Knock on Wood (1954), Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) and White Christmas (1954). He died on January 13, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Faith, Second Floor, Crypt 1020
86. Joe Pasternak
Producer | Peter
The son of an out-of-work bookkeeper, Pasternak arrived in the U.S. from Hungary in 1921. After working in a belt factory in Philadelphia, he moved to New York where he plucked chickens and worked in a cafeteria. Becoming increasingly infatuated with the film business, it didn't take him long to ...
Plot: Laurel Gardens, Block 17, Plot 87, Grave 8
87. Julia Phillips
Producer | The Sting
Julia Phillips made history in Hollywood by becoming the first woman to win the Best Picture Oscar for producing the classic The Sting (1973), along with husband and producing partner Michael Phillips and Tony Bill. From there, she went on the produce other hits such as Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976)...
Plot: Acacia Gardens, Wall SS, Niche 433
Actress | The Bob Newhart Show
Suzanne Pleshette achieved television immortality in her role as Bob Newhart's wife in the 1970s classic situation comedy, The Bob Newhart Show (1972). For her role as "Emily Hartley", wife of psychologist "Bob Hartley" (played by Bob Newhart), Pleshette was nominated for the Emmy Award twice, in ...
Plot: Garden of Abraham, Block 12, Space 7
89. Tom Poston
Actor | Christmas with the Kranks
Veteran comedic actor Tom Poston, he with the bugged-out eyes that commonly accentuated a vague look of bewilderment, was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1921 and, by age nine, was appearing with an acrobatic troupe. He was attending Bethany College in West Virginia when World War II broke out and he ...
Plot: Garden of Abraham, Space 706
90. Marcella Rabwin
Self | Our World
Marcella Rabwin was born on May 15, 1908 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Marcella Sembrich Bannett. She is known for her work on Our World (1986), Lights, Camera, Action!: A Century of the Cinema (1996) and E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998). She was married to Dr. Marcus Hymond Rabwin and Joseph (...
Plot: Sanctuary of Faith Mausoleum, first floor, bottom row
92. Paul Richards
Actor | Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Paul Richards was born on November 23, 1924 in Hollywood, California, USA as Paul Richard Levitt. He was an actor, known for Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), Kiss Me Deadly (1955) and Zorro (1957). He was married to Monica Keating. He died on December 10, 1974 in Culver City, California.
Plot: Alcove of Love, near Moe Howard
93. Harry Richman
Soundtrack | Puttin' on the Ritz
Harry Richman was born on August 10, 1895 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Henry Reichman Jr. He was married to Yvonne Day, Hazel Forbes and Yvonne Epstein. He died on November 3, 1972 in California, USA.
Plot: Garden of Memories, Alcove of Love, Wall B, Crypt 319
94. Leo Robin
Music_department | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Prolific American lyricist, best known for his collaborative efforts with the composer Ralph Rainger. His many popular standards include "Prisoner of Love", "Louise", "Beyond the Blue Horizon", "No Love no Nothing", "Moonlight and Shadows", "My Ideal", "If I Should Lose You", "Blue Hawaii", the ...
Plot: Valley of Remembrance section, Wall Garden Mausoleum, "A" Wall (north side, west half), #119, Space B
Actor | Monster Squad
Spent several years in advertising, first writing for show business was the Beach Party Movies, then moved on to write every 4th episode of Batman (1966), multiple episodes for The Monkees (1966), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964), All in the Family (1971), Columbo (1971), Banacek (1972), Kids ...
97. Benny Rubin
Actor | I Love Lucy
Benny Rubin was born on February 2, 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for I Love Lucy (1951), The Girl Friend (1935) and On Again-Off Again (1937). He was married to Beatrice Dallinger and Mary Bolt. He died on July 15, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plot: Garden of Memories, Alcove of Dedication, Wall C, Crypt 518
98. Jerry Rubin
Actor | Panther
Jerry Rubin was born on July 14, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Jerry Clyde Rubin. He was an actor, known for Panther (1995), Rude Awakening (1989) and Ten for Two: The John Sinclair Freedom Rally (1972). He was married to Julia Clifton (Mimi) Leonard. He died on November 28, 1994 in Los Angeles,...
Plot: Mount of Olives, 14-466-3
100. Billy Sands
Actor | Rocky
Billy Sands was born William F. Sands on January 6, 1911 in Bergen, NY, to Dana Alice (Marboys) and John F. Sands. He began his professional acting career in 1946 when he appeared on Broadway with Spencer Tracy in Robert Sherwood's "Rugged Path", but he eventually became a television character ...
Plot: Courts of the Book, Jacob, Inner Court, Wall I, Crypt 1008