Don DeFore

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1913 - 1993

Don DeFore  American Actor


Donald John "Don" DeFore (August 25, 1913 – December 22, 1993) was an American film, radio, and television actor. DeFore is best known as Erskin "Thorny" Thornberry, the Nelson family's neighbor on the long running sitcom The Adve...

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Longest Relationship41 yrs
Shortest Relationship41 yrs
Average Relationship Length41 yrs
First Name Don
Last Name DeFore
Full Name at Birth Donald John DeFore
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th August, 1913
Birthplace Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Died 22nd December, 1993
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Large
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Hazel
Year(s) Active 1936–1987
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Murder, She Wrote1984 Jake Sanford TV Show
A Rare Breed1984 Frank Nelson Movie
Matt Houston1982 Mayor TV Show
St. Elsewhere1982 Harry Klein TV Show
Black Beauty1978 Martin Tremaine TV Show
Vega$1978 Sid Green TV Show
Fantasy Island1977 Mr. Wendover TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Everett Loudon TV Show
Ellery Queen1975 Dave Pierce TV Show
Mobile One1975 Loomis TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969 TV Show
Mod Squad1968 George Anders TV Show
Mannix1967 Ted Hackett TV Show
The Virginian1962 Mayor Evans TV Show
Hazel1961 George Baxter TV Show
Daddy-O1961 Ben Cousin a.k.a. Daddy-O Movie
The Facts of Life1960 Jack Weaver Movie
My Three Sons1960 Harry Palmer TV Show
The Best of the Post1960 TV Show
The Philadelphia Story1959 George Kitteridge TV Movie
A Time to Love and a Time to Die1958 Hermann Boettcher Movie
Battle Hymn1957 Capt. Dan Skidmore Movie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955 Arthur Clark TV Show
Crossroads1955 Rev. C.E. 'Stoney' Jackson TV Show
Science Fiction Theatre1955 Al Brown TV Show
The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater1955 TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953 George TV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953 Jeremy Parker TV Show
A Girl in Every Port1952 Bert Sedgwick Movie
Jumping Jacks1952 Lt. Kelsey Movie
No Room for the Groom1952 Herman Strouple Movie
She's Working Her Way Through College1952 Shep Slade Movie
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet1952 Thorny, Thorny Thornberry, 'Thorny' Thornberry TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Tom Harding TV Show
And Now Tomorrow1952 Movie
The Guy Who Came Back1951 Gordon Towne Movie
Goodyear Playhouse1951 TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Bill Nichol, Fallon TV Show
Hollywood Opening Night1951 TV Show
Dark City1950 Arthur Winant Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Sam Bradford, Jack Sargent, Stan TV Show
Southside 1-10001950 John Riggs Movie
The Bigelow Theatre1950 Walter TV Show
Hollywood Theatre Time1950 TV Show
My Friend Irma1949 Richard Rhinelander Movie
Too Late for Tears1949 Don Blake Movie
The Silver Theatre1949 Walt TV Show
One Sunday Afternoon1948 Hugo F. Barnstead Movie
Romance on the High Seas1948 Michael Kent Movie
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Capt. George Lowry TV Show
It Happened on Fifth Avenue1947 Jim Bullock Movie
Ramrod1947 Bill Schell Movie
Without Reservations1946 Dink Movie
The Affairs of Susan1945 Mike Ward Movie
The Stork Club1945 Sgt. Danny Wilton Movie
You Came Along1945 Captain W. Anders Movie
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo1944 Charles McClure Movie
Return from Nowhere1944 Allan (uncredited) Short Film
Practical Joker1944 Short Film
A Guy Named Joe1943 James J. Rourke (as Don De Fore) Movie
The Human Comedy1943 Bernard 'Texas' Anthony Movie
City Without Men1943 Mr. Peters Movie
The Male Animal1942 Wally Myers Movie
Winning Your Wings1942 Gas Station Attendant (uncredited) Short Film
Wings for the Eagle1942 Gil Borden Movie
You Can't Escape Forever1942 Davis - Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Right to the Heart1942 Tommy Sands (as Don De Fore) Movie
Men of the Sky1942 Cadet Dick Mathews Short Film
We Go Fast1941 Herman Huff (as Don DeForest) Movie
Brother Rat1938 Baseball Catcher (uncredited) Movie
Freshman Year1938 Upperclassman (uncredited) Movie
Kid Galahad1937 Ringsider (uncredited) Movie
Submarine D-11937 Sailor (uncredited) Movie
Reunion1936 Bit Role (uncredited) Movie
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