Later on, Errol Flynn reportedly lived in the home in the 1930s as did Howard Hughes. Bela Lugosi reportedly lived in the home in the 1940s. In the 1950s, Marilyn Monroe frequently visited at the home. Jimi Hendrix reportedly wrote Purple Haze in a drug-induced stupor in the master bathtub in the 1960s. Johnny Depp lived in the home while preparing for his role in Ed Wood, because Bela Lugosi reportedly lived here.
In 2004, fashion designer Sue Wong paid $5.4M for this home, the most ever paid for a home in Los Feliz.