the years, Hollywood stars have often made the headlines by being involved
in a wide variety of scandals, murders, suicides, accidents and controversial
deaths - even occasional acts of celebrity heroism.
From Fatty Arbuckle
to O.J. Simpson, these incidents have gripped the imagination of the American
public. And many of them happened right here in Los Angeles.
Where did Marilyn Monroe die? Michael Jackson? How about Janis Joplin and John Belushi?
Where was Phil Hartman murdered? Where did Freddie Prinze commit
suicide? Where did "Superman" die?
Where can you find
the scene of the crimes for such infamous L.A. cases as The Menendez
Brothers, the Black Dahlia, Patty Hearst, the Manson Family,
the Robert Blake case, and the Nicole Simpson murders? It's
all here, and more.
What follows is a list of the actual locations of the Hollywood stories
which made the news. The locales are listed by decade, and include street
addresses and links to interactive online maps for your convenience.