AKA: Morgan, Michele, House, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, CA; Polanski, Roman and Tate, Sharon, House, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, CA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Byrd, Robert, Architect (firm); Robert Byrd

Dates: [unspecified]

10050 Cielo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-2026

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After the original owner, Morgan, other movie stars resided here, including, Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon, Henry Fonda, and Candice Bergen. Rudi Altobelli owned the property in 1968 and rented it to the film director Roman Polanski and his wife, the actress, Sharon Tate. On 08/08/1969, Tate, her unborn child, and 5 other people in the house were murdered by Charles Manson and his disciples; the last owner was musician Trent Reznor or Nine Inch Nails, who moved from it in 12/1993. A subsequent owner demolished the property in 1994.

Architect Robert Byrd designed the house for actress, Michele Morgan, born Simone Renée Roussel.

PCAD id: 7106