Los Angeles, California: Pierce Brothers Westwood Memorial Park

Tiny cemetery squeezed between modern LA buildings is the final resting place of many Hollywood and pop legends and characters -- from Dean Martin to Bettie Page.
1218 Glendon Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Entrance between two buildings on east side of Glendon Ave between Wilshire Blvd. and Wellworth Ave.
Gates open daily 8-dusk (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Pierce Brothers Westwood Memorial Park

This cemetery and mausoleum in West Los Angeles was established in 1905 and is the final resting ground of many famous legends. It is a very tiny cemetery and very easy to locate graves. Here you will find: Marilyn Monroe, Carl Wilson (of the Beach Boys), Natalie Wood, Dean Martin, Don Knotts, Truman Capote, Mel Torme, Peggy Lee, Jack Lemmon, Rodney Dangerfield, Dorothy Stratten, Billy Wilder, Farrah Fawcett, Bettie Page, Minnie Riperton, Peter Falk, Danny Sugerman, Jim Backus and more...

[Nikki Kreuzer, 01/26/2013]

Director Billy Wilder's headstone is engraved, "I'm a writer, but then nobody's perfect." TV talk show host Merv Griffin's epitaph is, "I will not be right back after this message." The plaque on Marilyn Monroe's crypt has been replaced several times, worn away by fans touching and kissing it.

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