The name Forest Lawn may be familiar as the place where many Hollywood stars are laid to rest, but it's important to know that Forest Lawn has several locations. Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills may be best known in recent times as the setting for Michael Jackson's funeral, which took place in their Hall of Liberty, on July 7th, 2009. Jackson is not buried here, but at Forest Lawn's Glendale location, which is nearby (and the more famous of the two).
You'll find quite a few famous names at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, in a location that overlooks Disney Studios, Universal Studios, and Warner Bros. Among those buried here are Lucille Ball, John Ritter, Bette Davis, Liberace and David Carradine.
It's hard to find a specific star's resting place in many of the big cemeteries and most of them won't help the casual visitor. To avoid frustration, it's best to get prepared before you go. Find a Grave can help you find out where your favorite celebrities are buried or browse their listing of burials at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills to see who's there. If they're in Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, Seeing Stars offers a lot of good advice about how to find what you're looking for, along with some helpful maps.