The Roosevelt Hotel is a historic Spanish-style hotel located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. Hollywood Boulevard is a boulevard in Hollywood Los Angeles California, United States, beginning at Sunset Boulevard in the east and running northwest A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging usually on a short-term basis Hollywood Boulevard is a boulevard in Hollywood Los Angeles California, United States, beginning at Sunset Boulevard in the east and running northwest Named after Theodore Roosevelt and financed by a group including Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Mary Pickford and Louis B. Mayer, it first opened its doors on May 15, 1927. Theodore Roosevelt (ˈroʊzəvɛlt October 27 1858 January 6 1919 also known as T Douglas Elton Fairbanks Jr, KBE, DSC ( December 9, 1909 &ndash May 7, 2000) was an American Actor Mary Pickford ( April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was an Academy Award -winning Canadian motion picture Louis Burt Mayer (born Lazar Meir July 4, 1884 &ndash October 29, 1957) was an early Film producer, most Events 1252 - Pope Innocent IV issues the Papal bull Ad exstirpanda, which authorizes but also limits the Year 1927 ( MCMXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. It cost $2. 5 million to complete this twelve-story building that holds 302 rooms and suites. The banquet and presentation of the 1st Academy Awards in 1929 was held at the hotel. The 1st Academy Awards were presented on May 16 1929 at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. It is now owned by Thompson hotels. 
The hotel's remodeled pool contains an underwater mural painted by David Hockney. David Hockney, CH, RA, (born 9 July 1937 is an English Artist, based in Los Angeles California, United States 
Marilyn Monroe was a resident at the Hollywood Roosevelt for two years when her modeling career took off. Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1 1926 &ndash August 5 1962 baptized Norma Her first magazine shoot was taken on the diving board on the pool which was recently removed. Monroe stayed in suite 1200 which overlooked the pool side. A mirror which once hung in her room is now in the lobby and is thought to be haunted by her spirit. A number of people also claim to have seen her ghost dancing in the ballroom of the hotel.
Montgomery Clift, who lived at the Roosevelt for three months at one time, is said to haunt his old room, 928. Edward Montgomery Clift ( October 17, 1920 – July 23, 1966) was an American film actor People claim to hear him playing his bugle and see him walking the hallways of the 9th floor. "Bugler" redirects here For the tobacco brand see Bugler (tobacco. 
The hotel in popular culture
- The film Shade features a climactic poker game at the Roosevelt. Shade is a 2003 Neo-noir Crime Drama starring Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandie Newton, Poker is a type of Card game in which players bet on the value of the card combination (" hand " in their possession by placing a bet into
- The hotel is the setting for the shoot for the first music video for the pop duo Nemesis and was featured in an episode of the reality television series Jacob and Joshua: Nemesis Rising. A music video is a Short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music most commonly a Song with lyrics Nemesis is an openly gay Pop music duo consisting of the Identical twin brothers Jacob and Joshua Miller Reality television is a genre of Television programming which presents purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations documents actual events and usually features ordinary Jacob and Joshua Nemesis Rising is a Reality television program originating on the LGBT network Logo.
- The hotel was used as a setting for a number of episodes of HBO's Entourage television series. Entourage is an Emmy Award -winning HBO original series created by Doug Ellin that chronicles the rise of Vincent Chase — a
- The hotel is the name of a song by the band Augustana, entitled "Hotel Roosevelt". Augustana is an American Rock band from San Diego, California who are signed to the Epic Records record label and are best known
- The hotel appears in the movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. Charlie's Angels Full Throttle is a 2003 action / Comedy film the second of the Charlie's Angels cinematic releases
- Lauren Conrad from the television/reality show The Hills mentions she spends every Sunday morning at the Roosevelt pool; the pool is also featured in an episode. Lauren Katherine Conrad (born February 1 1986 often referred to as " L
Notable residents (past and present)
- ^ Hollywood Roosevelt: Where Old and New Hollywood Converge in Luxury. David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American alt-country / rock Singer-songwriter from Jacksonville Lew Ayres ( December 28, 1908 &ndash December 30, 1996) was an American actor Clara Gordon Bow ( July 29, 1905 &ndash September 27 1965) was an American Actress and Sex symbol, who rose to fame Edward Montgomery Clift ( October 17, 1920 – July 23, 1966) was an American film actor Kirsten Caroline Dunst (born April 30 1982 is an American actress and singer Douglas Fairbanks ( May 23 1883 – December 12 1939) was an American Actor, Screenwriter, director Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn ( June 20, 1909 &ndash October 14, 1959) was an Australian Film Actor, most Clark Gable (February 1 &ndashNovember 16) was an iconic American Actor nicknamed "The King of Hollywood" in his heyday Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10 1922 – June 22 1969 was an American actress and singer Christopher John "Topher" Grace (born July 12, 1978) is an American Actor, best known for playing the lead role of Eric Forman Johnny Grant ( May 9 1923 – January 9 2008) was an American radio personality and television producer who also served as Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal ( born December 19 1980 is an American actor Hugh Marston Hefner (born April 9 1926 is an American Magazine Publisher, and best known as the editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine Scarlett I Johansson (born November 22 1984 is an actress and Singer, of dual American and Danish citizenship Al Jolson (May 26 1886 October 23 1950 born in Lithuania, Russian Empire, was a highly acclaimed American singer comedian and actor and the first openly Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr ( April 20, 1893 &ndash March 8, 1971) was an American Film actor and producer Lindsay Dee Lohan (born July 2 1986 is an American Actress, model and Pop music Singer. Eva Jacqueline Longoria Parker (born March 15 1975 is a Golden Globe Award -nominated American Film and Television Actress. Carole Lombard ( October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne Indiana, was an Oscar-nominated Courtney Michelle Love (born Courtney Michelle Harrison on July 9 1964 is an American Rock musician and Golden Globe-nominated actress Mary Virginia Martin ( December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) was an American Tony Award -winning star of stage film Eva Mendes (born March 5, 1974) is an American actress She began acting in the late 1990s and became known after a series of roles in several major Hollywood Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1 1926 &ndash August 5 1962 baptized Norma Brian Hugh Warner (born January 5, 1969) better known by his Stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American Musician and James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983 was an English Academy Award -winning Actor probably best known for his role as the punctuality-obsessed Mary Pickford ( April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was an Academy Award -winning Canadian motion picture Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American musician Nicole Camille Richie (born September 21, 1981) is an American Actress, Author, Celebutante, and an aspiring Singer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson ( May 25, 1878 – November 25, 1949) was a pre-eminent African-American tap dancer This page is about the humorist for others with similar names see William Rogers. Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12 1915 &ndash May 14 1998 was an American singer and actor Gloria Swanson (March 27 1899 – April 4 1983 was an Academy Award -nominated Golden Globe -winning American Hollywood Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (born 27 February 1932) is a two-time Academy Award -winning English-American actress Shirley Jane Temple (born April 23, 1928) is an Academy Award -winning Actress and Tap dancer, most famous for being an iconic Walter Bruce Willis (March 19 1955 is an American actor and Singer-songwriter. LosAngeles. com. Retrieved on 01-11-2008.
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