Culver City, California: Holy Cross Cemetery - Graves of the Stars

Catholic cemetery loaded with dead luminaries of Hollywood: Bela Lugosi, Rita Hayworth, Bing Crosby, Lawrence Welk, Sharon Tate. Head for The Grotto section.

Holy Cross Cemetery

5835 West Slauson Ave., Culver City, CA
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Grave of Sharon Tate.

Holy Cross Cemetery - Graves of the Stars

This is a beautiful cemetery located off the 405 in Culver City. We went to Sharon Tate's grave, it's near a very beautiful sculpture rock garden and grotto.

[Gene Murrell, 07/04/2014]

Feb. 2015: Photo added.

Grave marker of Bela Lugosi.

Holy Cross Cemetery - Graves of the Stars

Contains many interesting celebrity graves, including Bela Lugosi, Lawrence Welk, Sharon Tate, Rita Hayworth, Darby Crash (from the punk band The Germs), Bing Crosby, Louella Parsons, John Candy, The Del Rubio Triplets and many more. This cemetery and mausoleum opened in 1939 and comprises 200 acres. Many celebrities are buried in the "Grotto" section in the SW part of the cemetery. There are several maps online to help find exact grave locations.

[Nikki Kreuzer, 11/12/2012]

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