Cypress Lawn Memorial Park

by Syl | created - 16 Aug 2012 | updated - 30 Jun 2014 | Public

The men and women who were interred at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park in Colma, San Mateo County, California

1. Eddie Fisher

Soundtrack | Carol

In 1953 Eddie Fisher was given his own fifteen-minute TV show called Coke Time (1953), sponsored by the Coca-Cola company. This show proved to be so popular that Coke then offered Eddie a $1 million contract to be their national spokesperson. A deal of that magnitude was almost unheard of at this ...

Plot: Unit 8 Section 2 Tier 6 Niche G/H

2. Gertrude Atherton

Writer | Black Oxen

Father: Thomas L. Horn; Mother: Gertrude Franklin.

Plot: Columbarium, Section N, Niche 111, Tier 5

Plot: Columbarium, Section N, Niche 111, Tier 5

3. Monte Attel

Actor | The Great Secret

Monte Attel was born on July 28, 1885 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Great Secret (1917). He died on November 11, 1960 in California.

Plot: Maple Mound North, Grave 400

4. Blanche Bates

Actress | The Border Legion

Blanche Bates was born on August 25, 1873 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She was an actress, known for The Border Legion (1918) and Tom's Little Star (1919). She was married to George Creel and Lieutenant Milton F. Davis. She died on December 25, 1941 in San Francisco, California, USA.

Plot: Mausoleum, Section E, Niche 60, Tier 4

5. Joseph Paul Cretzer

Self | Escape from Alcatraz: The True Stories!

Joseph Paul Cretzer was born on April 17, 1911 in Montana, USA. He died on May 4, 1946 in Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California, USA.

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6. Laura Hope Crews

Actress | Gone with the Wind

Laura Hope Crews was born on December 12, 1879 in San Francisco, California, USA. She is known for her work on Gone with the Wind (1939), Camille (1936) and The Blue Bird (1940). She died on November 13, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA.

Plot: Rose Mound, Lot 65

7. Joseph L. Alioto

Self | Divided Highways: The Interstates and the Transformation of American Life

Joseph L. Alioto was born on February 12, 1916 in San Francisco, California, USA as Joseph Lawrence Alioto. He was married to Kathleen Sullivan and Angelina Genaro. He died on January 29, 1998 in San Francisco.

8. Hale Hamilton

Actor | The Girl from Missouri

Hale Hamilton was born on February 28, 1883 in Fort Madison, Iowa, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Girl from Missouri (1934), The Great Lover (1931) and The Great Gatsby (1926). He was married to Grace La Rue, Myrtle Tannehill and Minnie Dorothy Pepper (aka Jane Oaker). He died on ...

Plot: Ashes buried with his wife

9. George Hearst

George Hearst was born on September 3, 1820 in Franklin County, Missouri, USA. He was married to Phoebe Apperson Hearst. He died on February 28, 1891 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

Plot: Corner of Sections E and H GPS coordinates: 37.6750107, -122.4505692 (hddd.dddd)

10. Randolph Hearst

Randolph Hearst was born on December 2, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Randolph Apperson Hearst. He was married to Veronica de Beracasa y de Uribe, Maria Scruggs and Catherine Hearst. He died on December 18, 2000 in New York City.

11. William Randolph Hearst

Producer | Little Old New York

William Randolph Hearst was the greatest newspaper baron in the history of the United States and is the person whom Citizen Kane (1941), widely regarded as the greatest film ever made, is primarily based on. While there are many similarities between Charles Foster Kane, as limned by the great Orson...

Plot: Corner of Sections E and H GPS coordinates: 37.6750107, -122.4505692 (hddd.dddd)

12. Charles Howard

Self | Seabiscuit

Charles Howard was born in 1877 in Marietta, Georgia, USA as Charles Stewart Howard. He was a producer, known for Seabiscuit (1939) and Artist's Antics (1946). He was married to Marcela Zabala. He died on June 6, 1950 in Burlingame, California, USA.

Plot: Section B (above chapel), private mausoleum

13. Hiram Johnson

Self | Governor Johnson of California

Hiram Johnson was born on September 2, 1866 in Sacramento, California, USA as Hiram Warren Johnson. He was married to Minnie L. McNeal. He died on August 6, 1945 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

Plot: Cedar Mound

14. Turk Murphy

Soundtrack | Alabama's Ghost

Turk Murphy was born on December 16, 1915 in Palermo, Butte County, California, USA as Melvin Murphy. He died on May 30, 1987 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

15. Lefty O'Doul

Self | The Colgate Comedy Hour

Lefty O'Doul was born on March 4, 1897 in San Francisco, California, USA as Francis Joseph O'Doul. He is known for his work on The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950). He died on December 7, 1969 in San Francisco.

Plot: Section I, Lot 108 (in the middle of the section)

16. Alvino Rey

Music_department | The Bat

Alvino Rey was born on July 1, 1908 in Oakland, California, USA as Alvin Henry McBurney. He was an actor, known for The Bat (1959), Jam Session (1944) and Sing Your Worries Away (1942). He was married to Luise King. He died on February 24, 2004 in Draper, Utah, USA.

17. Steve Silver

Actor | PinMonkeys

Steve Silver is an actor, known for PinMonkeys (2000).

Plot: Section F, Lot 277