Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Paramount Studios was built on the back half of the original Hollywood Cemetery, where the studio is still in operation today. The cemetery of choice for most of the founders of Hollywood’s great studios, as well as writers, directors, and, performers, Hollywood Forever Cemetery is now listed on the National Register of Historic Sites.
Visitors come from all over the world to pay respects Johnny Ramone, Cecil B. DeMille, Jayne Mansfield, Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, and hundreds more of Hollywood’s greatest stars. (courtesy of Hollywood Forever website)
Located on Santa Monica Blvd, formerly a part of Route 66, and founded in 1899, this cemetery was an integral part of the growth of early Hollywood.
(photo courtesy of www.apt2b.com)