Ernest Lehman

Birth Name:
Ernest Paul Lehman
Birth Date:
December 8, 1915
Birth Place:
New York City, New York
Death Date:
July 2, 2005
Place of Death:
Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Cemetery Name:
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Ernest Lehman was an American screenwriter, producer, and director who was nominated six times for Academy Awards for Best Screenplay during his career, but never won. Ernest Lehman received the first Honorary Academy Award to every be awarded for his influential work in 2001. Some his best known work includes "Hello, Dolly!", "North by Northwest", "The Sound of Music", "West Side Story", and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf?".

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

1218 Glendon Avenue

Los Angeles, California, 90024


North America


Copyright 2012 Jeannette M. Hartman

Grave Location Description

His grave is in the center of the open lawn area as you enter the cemetery. His long black memorial cannot be missed.

Grave Location GPS

34.058385, -118.441000



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