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William Demarest (February 27, 1892 – December 28, 1983) was an American character actor. He frequently played crusty but good-hearted roles.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

William Demarest (February 27, 1892 – December 28, 1983) was an American character actor. He frequently played crusty but good-hearted roles.

Description above from the Wikipedia article William Demarest, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 133

Birthday 1892-02-27

Day of Death 1983-12-28

Place of Birth St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1975 Ellery Queen(1 episode)
1975 The Wild McCullochs as Father Gurkin
1973 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark as Mr. Harris
1965 That Darn Cat! as Mr. MacDougall
1964 Viva Las Vegas as Mr. Martin
1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World as Police Chief Aloysius
1963 Burke's Law(1 episode)
1963 The Greatest Show on Earth(1 episode)
1963 Son of Flubber as Mr. Hummel
1962 Going My Way(1 episode)
1961 Gunfight at Black Horses Canyon as Jeb
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare(1 episode)
1961 Twenty Plus Two as Slocum
1961 King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein as Henry Hecht
1960 Pepe as Movie Studio Gateman
1960 My Three Sons(371 episodes)
1959 The Rebel(1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
1959 Love and Marriage(26 episodes) as William Harris
1956 The Mountain as Father Belacchi
1955 Hell on Frisco Bay as Dan Bianco
1955 The Rawhide Years as Brand Comfort
1955 Sincerely Yours as Sam Dunne
1955 Lucy Gallant as Charles Madden
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode)
1955 The Private War of Major Benson as John
1955 The Far Horizons as Sgt. Gass
1955 Jupiter's Darling as Mago
1954 The Yellow Mountain as Jackpot Wray
1953 Escape from Fort Bravo as Campbell
1953 Here Come the Girls as Dennis Logan
1953 Dangerous When Wet as Pa Higgins
1953 The Lady Wants Mink as Harvey Jones
1952 The Blazing Forest as Syd Jessup
1952 What Price Glory as Corporal Kiper
1951 The Strip as Fluff
1951 Excuse My Dust as Harvey Bullitt
1951 The First Legion as Monsignor Michael Carey
1951 Behave Yourself!
1950 Never a Dull Moment as Mears
1950 Riding High as Happy
1950 He's a Cockeyed Wonder as Bob Sears
1950 When Willie Comes Marching Home as Herman Kluggs
1949 Red, Hot and Blue as Charlie Baxter, Press Agent
1949 Jolson Sings Again as Steve Martin
1949 Sorrowful Jones as Regret
1948 Whispering Smith as Bill Dansing
1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes as Lt. Shawn
1948 The Sainted Sisters as Vern Tewilliger
1948 On Our Merry Way as Floyd
1947 Variety Girl as Barker
1947 The Perils of Pauline as George 'Mac' McGuire
1946 The Jolson Story as Steve Martin
1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up as Peanuts Schultz
1945 Pardon My Past as Chuck Gibson
1945 Hollywood Victory Caravan as Bill, the Security Guard
1945 Duffy's Tavern as William Demarest
1945 Along Came Jones as George Fury
1945 Salty O'Rourke as Smitty
1944 The Great Moment as Eben Frost
1944 Hail the Conquering Hero as Sgt. Heppelfinger
1944 Once Upon a Time as Brandt
1944 Nine Girls as Walter Cummings
1944 The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek as Constable Edmund Kockenlocker
1943 True to Life as Uncle Jake
1943 Dangerous Blondes as Detective Gatling
1943 Stage Door Canteen as William Demarest
1942 Johnny Doughboy as Harry Fabian
1942 Johnny Doughboy as Mr. Harry Fabian
1942 Life Begins at Eight-Thirty as Police Officer
1942 Behind the Eight Ball as McKenzie
1942 The Palm Beach Story as First Member Ale and Quail Club
1942 Pardon My Sarong as Detective Kendall
1942 My Favorite Spy as Flower Pot Policeman
1942 True to the Army as Sgt. Butts
1941 Glamour Boy as Papa Doran
1941 All Through the Night as Sunshine
1941 Sullivan's Travels as Mr. Jones
1941 Dressed to Kill as Inspector Pierson
1941 Country Fair as Stogie McPhee
1941 Ride on Vaquero as Bartender Barney
1941 Rookies on Parade as Mike Brady
1941 The Lady Eve as Muggsy
1940 Little Men as Constable Tom Thorpe
1940 Christmas in July as Mr. Bildocker
1940 The Great McGinty as Skeeters, le politicien
1940 The Golden Fleecing as Swallow
1940 Comin' Round the Mountain
1940 The Farmer's Daughter as Victor Walsh
1940 Wolf of New York as Bill Ennis
1939 Laugh It Off as Barney 'Gimpy' Cole
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington as Bill Griffith
1939 Miracles For Sale as Quinn
1939 The Cowboy Quarterback as Rusty Walker
1939 The Gracie Allen Murder Case as Police Sgt. Ernest Heath
1939 King of the Turf as Arnold
1939 The Great Man Votes as Charles Dole
1938 While New York Sleeps as Red Miller
1938 Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus as Daro
1938 One Wild Night as Collins
1938 Josette as Joe, Diner Owner
1938 Romance on the Run as Police Lt. Eckhardt
1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm as Harry Kipper
1937 Rosalie as Army Coach
1937 Big City as Mr. Beecher
1937 Blonde Trouble as Paul Sears
1937 Easy Living as Wallace Whistling
1937 The Great Gambini as Sergeant Kirby
1937 The Great Hospital Mystery as Mr. Beatty
1937 The Hit Parade as Parole Officer
1937 Oh, Doctor as Marty Short
1937 Don't Tell the Wife as Larry 'Horace' Tucker
1937 Time Out for Romance as Willoughby Sproggs
1936 Mind Your Own Business as Droopy
1936 Charlie Chan at the Opera as Sergeant Kelly
1936 Love on the Run as Editor
1936 Wedding Present as 'Smiles' Benson
1935 White Lies as Roberts
1935 Hands Across the Table as Regi's Date Natty (uncredited)
1935 Diamond Jim as Harry Hill
1935 Bright Lights as Detective
1935 The Murder Man as 'Red' Maguire
1935 The Casino Murder Case as Auctioneer
1935 After Office Hours as Police Detective (uncredited)
1934 Fugitive Lady as Steve Rogers
1934 Fog Over Frisco as Spike Smith
1928 A Girl in Every Port as Man in Bombay (uncredited)
1928 The Crash as Louie
1927 The Night Court as Defense Counsel
1927 The Jazz Singer as Buster Billings
1927 The First Auto as The Village Cut-Up
1927 What Happened To Father as Detective Dibbin
1927 A Million Bid as George Lamont

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