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Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City

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Established  1939
Type  Roman Catholic
Founded  1939
Phone  +1 310-836-5500
Country  United States
Size  200 acres (0.81 km)
Area  81 ha
Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City

Location  Culver City, California
Owned by  Los Angeles Archdiocese
Address  5835 W. Slauson Ave, Culver City, CA 90230, USA
Hours  Open today · 8AM–5PMMonday8AM–5PMTuesday8AM–5PMWednesday8AM–5PMThursday8AM–5PMFriday8AM–5PMSaturday8AM–5PMSunday8AM–5PM
Owner  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Burials  Sharon Tate, Bing Crosby, Bela Lugosi, Rita Hayworth
Similar  Hillside Memorial Park Cem, San Fernando Mission C, Forest Lawn Memorial, Westwood Village Memorial, Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Holy Cross Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery at 5835 West Slauson Avenue in Culver City, California, United States, operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Contents

It is partially in the Culver City city limits.

Opened in 1939, Holy Cross comprises 200 acres (81 ha). It contains—amongst others—the graves and tombs of showbusiness professionals. Many celebrities are in the sections near "The Grotto" in the southwest part of the cemetery; after entering the main gate, turn left and follow the leftmost road up the hill.

List of notable interments and their families

Use the following alphabetical links to find someone.

A

  • Gypsy Abbott (1896–1952), actress
  • Jean Acker (1893–1978), actress, first wife of Rudolph Valentino
  • Frank Albertson (1909–1964), actor
  • Sara Allgood (1879–1950), actress
  • Ramsay Ames (1919–1998), actress
  • Tod Andrews (1914–1972), actor
  • Richard Arlen (1899–1976), actor
  • Henry Armetta (1888–1945), actor
  • Mary Astor (1906–1987), actress
  • B

  • Joan Banks (1918–1998), * Sam Barry (1892–1950), Hall of Fame basketball coach
  • John Beradino (1917–1996), actor
  • Johnny Bero (1922–1985), Major League baseball player
  • Sally Blane (1910–1997), actress
  • Alfred S. Bloomingdale (1916–1982), department store heir, had affair with model Vicki Morgan, a murder victim
  • Joseph Bodner (1925–1982), American illustrator and painter
  • Roman Bohnen (1901–1949), actor
  • Ray Bolger (1904–1987), actor and dancer best known for his role of The Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz
  • Fortunio Bonanova (1895–1969), actor
  • Charles Boyer (1899–1978), actor
  • Scott Brady (1924–1985), actor
  • Keefe Brasselle (1923–1981), actor, producer and writer
  • Joseph Breen (1890–1965), former head of the Production Code Administration
  • Argentina Brunetti (1907–2005), actress
  • Daws Butler (1916–1988), actor and voice-over artist
  • C

  • John Candy (1950–1994), actor and comedian
  • Macdonald Carey (1913–1994), actor
  • Walter Catlett (1889–1960), actor
  • Hobart Cavanaugh (1886–1950), actor
  • Marguerite Chapman (1918–1999), actress
  • D. Worth Clark (1902–1955), U.S. Senator (1939–1945) from Idaho
  • Ruth Clifford (1900–1998), actress
  • Bill Cody (1891–1948), actor
  • Pinto Colvig (1892–1967), actor and voice-over artist
  • Jackie Coogan (1914–1984), actor
  • Charles Correll (1890–1972), actor and comedian
  • Jeanne Coyne (1923–1973), actress, dancer and choreographer
  • Darby Crash (1958–1980), musician
  • Bing Crosby (1903–1977), actor and singer
  • Dixie Lee Crosby (1911–1952) actress (Bings first wife)
  • Dennis Crosby (1934–1991), actor and singer
  • Lindsay Crosby (1938–1989), actor and singer
  • Phillip Crosby (1934–2004), actor and singer
  • Dick Curtis (1902–1952), actor
  • D

  • Mona Darkfeather (1883–1977), actress
  • Joan Davis (1907–1961), actress and comedian
  • Virginia Davis (1918–2009), child actress
  • Bobby Day (1928–1990), singer
  • Dennis Day (1916–1988), actor, singer and comedian
  • Pedro de Cordoba (1881–1950), actor
  • Fred de Cordova (1910–2001), director and producer
  • Eadie Del Rubio (1921–1996), musician
  • Elena Del Rubio (1921–2001), musician
  • Milly Del Rubio (1921–2011), musician
  • Jean Del Val (1891–1975), actor
  • Ralph DePalma (1892–1956), Italian-American racecar driving champion, won 1915 Indianapolis 500, inducted into International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1991
  • Johnny Desmond (1919–1985), actor and singer
  • John Doucette (1921–1994), actor
  • Constance Dowling (1920–1969), actress
  • William Dozier (1908–1991), producer
  • Tom Drake (1918–1982), actor
  • Al Dubin (1891–1945), songwriter
  • Jimmy Durante (1893–1980), actor and comedian
  • Mervyn Dymally (1926–2012), former Lieutenant Governor of California and U.S. Congressman from California.
  • E

  • Vince Edwards (1928–1996), actor
  • Richard Egan (1921–1987), actor
  • F

  • John Fante (1909–1983), novelist, short-story and screenwriter.
  • John Farrow (1904–1963), director, husband of actress Maureen O'Sullivan, father of actress Mia Farrow
  • Emily Fitzroy (1860–1954), actress
  • James Flavin (1906–1976), actor
  • Joe Flynn (1924–1974), actor and comedian
  • George Folsey (1898–1988), cinematographer
  • Francis Ford (1881–1959), actor, writer and director
  • John Ford (1894–1974), director
  • Wallace Ford (1898–1966), actor
  • Victoria Forde (1896–1964), actress
  • Norman Foster (1900–1976), actor and director
  • Gene Fowler (1890–1960), writer
  • Mary Frann (1943–1998), actress
  • Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness (1904–1970) twin sister of Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt
  • G

  • Richard "Skeets" Gallagher (1891–1955), actor
  • William Garity (1899–1971), sound engineer
  • Pauline Garon (1900–1965), actress
  • Mike Gazella (1895–1978), MLB player
  • Charles Gemora (1903–1961), actor and stuntman
  • Margaret Gibson (1894–1964), actress
  • Gaston Glass (1899–1965), actor
  • James Gleason (1882–1959), actor
  • Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez (1925–2006), actor
  • Bonita Granville (1923–1988), actress
  • Gilda Gray (1901–1959), actress and dancer
  • Robert Greig (1879–1958), actor
  • H

  • Jack Haley (1898–1979), actor and comedian best known for his role of The Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz
  • Jack Haley, Jr. (1933–2001), director, producer and writer
  • Joe Hamilton (1929–1991), producer
  • Fred Haney (1898–1977), MLB player and manager
  • Juanita Hansen (1895–1961), actress
  • Henry Hathaway (1898–1985), director and producer
  • June Haver (1926–2005), actress
  • Allison Hayes (1930–1977), actress
  • Rita Hayworth (1918–1987), actress and dancer
  • Chick Hearn (1916–2002), sports broadcaster
  • Emmaline Henry (1928–1979), actress
  • Hugh Herbert (1887–1952), actor and comedian
  • Conrad Hilton, Jr. (1926–1969), business executive and TWA director, heir of Hilton Hotel chain
  • Taylor Holmes (1878–1959), actor
  • Stan Hough (1918–1990), former vice-president of 20th Century Fox
  • I

  • Amparo Iturbi (1899–1969), composer and concert pianist
  • José Iturbi (1895–1980), composer and concert pianist
  • J

  • Rita Johnson (1913–1965), actress
  • Spike Jones (1911–1965), musician and comedian
  • Jim Jordan (1896–1988), actor and comedian
  • Marian Jordan (1898–1961), actress and comedian
  • Marvin Jenkins (1932-2005), musician
  • K

  • Herbert Kalmus (1881–1963), co-inventor of Technicolor
  • Robert Keith (1898–1966), actor
  • Paul Kelly (1899–1956), actor
  • Charles Kemper (1900–1950), actor
  • Edgar Kennedy (1890–1948), actor and comedian
  • J. M. Kerrigan (1884–1964), actor
  • Norman Kerry (1894–1956), actor
  • Cammie King (1934–2010), child actress
  • Henry King (1886–1982), director
  • James Kirkwood, Sr. (1875–1963), actor and director
  • Helen Kleeb (1907–2003), actress
  • L

  • Jack La Rue (1902–1984), actor
  • Sir Lancelot (1902–2001), singer
  • Mario Lanza (1921–1959), actor and singer
  • Eddie Laughton (1903–1952), actor
  • Tim Layana (1964–1999), MLB pitcher
  • Dorothy Leavey (1897-1998), philanthropist.
  • Dixie Lee (1911–1952), actress, dancer and singer. First wife of Bing Crosby
  • Jimmy Lennon (1913–1992), sports announcer
  • Nick Licata (1897–1974), mobster
  • Margaret Lindsay (1910–1981), actress
  • David Lloyd (1934–2009), screenwriter
  • Gene Lockhart (1891–1957), actor
  • Kathleen Lockhart (1894–1978), actress
  • Ella Logan (1913–1969), actress and singer
  • Frank Lovejoy (1912–1962), actor
  • Peanuts Lowrey (1917–1986), MLB outfielder
  • Bela Lugosi (1882–1956), actor
  • William Lundigan (1914–1975), actor
  • M

  • Donald MacBride (1889–1957), actor
  • Ranald MacDougall (1915–1973), screenwriter
  • Fred MacMurray (1908–1991), actor
  • Effa Manley (1897–1981), owner of Newark Eagles
  • Eddie Mannix (1891–1963), movie studio executive
  • Toni Mannix (1906–1983), wife of Eddie Mannix
  • George Marshall (1891–1975), director
  • Harry Martin (1889–1951), medical director of 20th Century Fox Studios and third husband of Louella Parsons
  • Marion Martin (1909–1985), actress
  • Al Martino (1927–2009), singer
  • Rudolph Maté (1898–1964), cinematographer and director
  • May McAvoy (1899–1984), actress
  • Leo McCarey (1898–1969), director
  • Christine McIntyre (1911–1984), actress
  • David McLean (1922–1995), actor
  • Stephen McNally (1913–1994), actor
  • Audrey Meadows (1922–1996), actress
  • Ann Miller (1923–2004), actress and dancer
  • Millard Mitchell (1903–1953), actor
  • James V. Monaco (1885–1945), composer
  • Ricardo Montalbán (1920–2009), actor
  • Carlotta Monti (1907–1993), actress
  • Thelma Morgan (1904–1970), socialite, twin sister of Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, aunt of fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt
  • James C. Morton (1884–1942), actor
  • Alan Mowbray (1896–1969), actor
  • Jack Mulhall (1887–1979), actor
  • Jack Mullaney (1929–1982), actor
  • Richard Murphy (1912–1993), screenwriter, director and producer
  • Jim Murray (1919–1998), sportswriter
  • N

  • Anne Nagel (1915–1966), actress
  • Alfred Reginald Natzler aka Reggie Nalder (1907–1991), actor
  • Grete Natzler (1906–1999), actress and singer
  • Evelyn Nesbit (1884–1967), actress
  • Fred C. Newmeyer (1881–1967), director
  • O

  • Edmond O'Brien (1915–1985), actor
  • Pat O'Brien (1899–1983), actor
  • Helen O'Connell (1920–1993), singer
  • Rod O'Connor (1914–1964), announcer
  • Walter O'Malley (1903–1979), baseball executive, owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Barney Oldfield (1878–1946), race car driver
  • Kid Ory (1886–1973), trombonist and bandleader, Dixieland jazz
  • P

  • Robert Paige (1911–1987), actor
  • George Pal (1908–1980), director, producer and animator
  • Hermes Pan (1910–1990), choeographer and dancer
  • Louella Parsons (1881–1972), writer and columnist
  • Pat Paterson (1910–1978), actress
  • Chris Penn (1965–2006), actor
  • Leo Penn (1921–1998), actor and director
  • Jean Peters (1926–2000), actress
  • ZaSu Pitts (1894–1963), actress and comedian
  • John Polich (1916–2001), NHL player
  • Paul Porcasi (1879–1946), actor
  • Jerry Priddy (1919–1980), MLB second baseman
  • Dick Purcell (1908–1944), actor
  • R

  • Rosa Raisa (1893–1963), opera singer
  • Alfredo Ramos Martinez (1871–1946), artist, educator
  • Alejandro Rey (1930–1987), actor
  • Kane Richmond (1906–1973), actor
  • Hayden Rorke (1910–1987), actor
  • Rip Russell (1915–1976), MLB infielder and outfielder
  • Rosalind Russell (1907–1976), actress
  • Ann Rutherford (1917–2012), actress
  • S

  • Nazli Sabri (1894–1978), former Queen consort of Egypt.
  • Gia Scala (1934–1972), actress
  • Fred F. Sears (1913–1957), actor and director
  • Dorothy Sebastian (1903–1957), actress
  • Edward Sedgwick (1889–1953), actor, director, screenwriter, and producer
  • Miriam Seegar (1907–2011), actress
  • John F. Seitz (1892–1979), cinematographer and inventor.
  • Mack Sennett (1880–1960), mogul
  • Frank Shannon (1874–1959), actor
  • Diane Sherbloom (1942–1961), figure skater
  • Robert Six (1907–1986), former CEO of Continental Airlines
  • Margarita Sierra (1936–1963), singer and actress
  • Miriam Snitzer (1922–1966), actress
  • Manuel Sorola (1880–1957), first Hispanic FBI agent.
  • Jo Stafford (1917–2008), singer
  • Harry Stradling (1901–1970), cinematographer
  • Edmund Sylvers (1957–2004), singer
  • T

  • Doris Tate (1924–1992), anti-parole activist, mother of Sharon Tate
  • Sharon Tate (1943–1969), actress murdered by the Manson family
  • Ray Teal (1902–1976), actor
  • Dewey Terry (1938–2003), musician
  • George Trafton (1896–1971), NFL player
  • V

  • Joseph A. Valentine (1900–1949), cinematographer
  • Mabel Van Buren (1878–1947), actress
  • Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt (1904–1965), socialite, twin sister of Thelma Morgan, mother of fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt
  • Joe Viterelli (1937–2004), actor
  • W

  • Geraldine Wall (1912–1970), actress
  • Robert Warwick (1878–1964), actor
  • Bryant Washburn (1889–1963), actor
  • Ned Washington (1901–1976), songwriter
  • Bernie Wayne (1919–1993), songwriter
  • Lawrence Welk (1903–1992), musician
  • Paul Weston (1912–1996), bandleader, arranger and composer
  • Tim Whelan (1893–1957), director and screenwriter
  • William R. Wilkerson (1890–1962), founder of The Hollywood Reporter, Flamingo Hotel and owner of such nightclubs as Ciro's
  • Paula Winslowe (1910–1996), actress
  • Jack Wrather (1918–1984), investor
  • Y

  • Georgiana Young (1923–2007), actress
  • Loretta Young (1913–2000), actress
  • Polly Ann Young (1908–1997), actress
  • References

    Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City Wikipedia