Harold Robbins

Birth Name:
Harold Robbins
Birth Date:
May 21, 1916
Birth Place:
New York, New York
Death Date:
October 14, 1997
Place of Death:
Desert Hospital, Palm Springs, California
Cause of Death:
Respiratory heart failure
Cemetery Name:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Writers and Poets
Harold Robbins, a writer whose formula of sex, money and power made him one of the best-selling authors of his day, wrote over 25 best-sellers, selling over 750 million copies in 32 languages. Among his best-known books is The Carpetbaggers (1961) – featuring a protagonist who was a loose composite of Howard Hughes, Bill Lear, Harry Cohn, and Louis B. Mayer. The Carpetbaggers takes the reader from New York to California, from the prosperity of the aeronautical industry to the glamor of Hollywood. Its sequel, The Raiders, was released in 1995. He spent a great deal of time on the French Riviera and at Monte Carlo until his death from respiratory heart failure, at the age of 81 in Palm Springs, California. His cremated remains are interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Cathedral City. Robbins has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Forest Lawn Cemetery

69855 Ramon Road

Cathedral City, California, 92234


North America


Map of Forest Lawn Cemetery in Cathedral City, California
Map of Forest Lawn Cemetery in Cathedral City, California

Grave Location:

Mission San Luis Rey Niche Room, West Glass, Space 3-C

Grave Location Description

Park on Memorial Drive, and walk through the gate to the left of the fountain. Turn left at the first sidewalk, the gated niche room is immediately on the left. Author Harold Robbins shares this wall with both Phil Harris and his wife Alice Faye.

Grave Location GPS

33.81565870874457, -116.44146173642288



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