The "Portrait of Hollywood" Mural
was painted on the Hollywood High School
Auditorium in 2002 by artist Eloy Torrez. The original Hollywood High School, built in 1906 one block south of Hollywood Boulevard
on Highland, was damaged in the Long Beach earthquake in 1933 and had to be rebuilt.
Famous alumni of Hollywood High include Michey Rooney, Judy Garland, Lana Turner, Carol Burnett, Ricky Nelson, Rita Wilson, Barbara Hershey, James Garner, Lawrence Fishburne, Scott Baio, Mike Farrell and many more.