William Demarest

William Demarest
1892 - 1983

William Demarest  American Actor


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American Actor William Demarest was born Carl William Demarest on 27th February, 1892 in St. Paul, Minnesota and passed away on 28th Dec 1983 Palm Springs, CA aged 91. He is most remembered for My Three Sons. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

William Demarest was in an on-screen matchup with Joan Blondell in The Twilight Zone (1959).

William Demarest is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Cancer deaths in California.


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First Name William
Last Name Demarest
Full Name at Birth Carl William Demarest
Age 91 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th February, 1892
Birthplace St. Paul, Minnesota
Died 28th December, 1983
Place of Death Palm Springs, CA
Cause of Death Prostate Cancer
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame My Three Sons
Year(s) Active 1926–1978, 1927–1978
Friend Preston Sturges, Ellen Drew

Carl William Demarest (February 27, 1892 – December 27, 1983) was an American character actor, known for playing Uncle Charley in My Three Sons. Demarest became a prolific film and television actor, appearing in over 140 films, beginning in 1927 and ending in the 1970s. He appeared in The Jazz Singer, the first sound film. He frequently played crusty but good-hearted roles.

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The Millionaire1978Oscar PughTV Movie
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976Studio GatekeeperMovie
The Wild McCullochs1975Father GurkinMovie
Ellery Queen1975Alexander 'Pop' DennyTV Show
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark1973Mr. HarrisTV Movie
McMillan & Wife1971Andy Kenesaw, Cyrus McFeeTV Show
To Rome with Love1969Uncle Charley O'CaseyTV Show
That Darn Cat!1965Mr. MacDougallMovie
Viva Las Vegas1964Mr. MartinMovie
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World1963Police Chief AloysiusMovie
Son of Flubber1963Mr. HummelMovie
Burke's Law1963Charlie WhoTV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963Senator RichardsTV Show
The Greatest Show on Earth1963Paul KellerTV Show
Going My Way1962MartyTV Show
King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein1961Henry HechtMovie
Ben Casey1961Leonard LonsdaleTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Mr. AimesTV Show
Twenty Plus Two1961Desmond SlocumMovie
Pepe1960Movie Studio GatemanMovie
My Three Sons1960Uncle Charley O'CaseyTV Show
Bonanza1959Angus Tweedy, Enos MilfordTV Show
Love and Marriage1959William HarrisTV Show
The Rebel1959Ulysses BowmanTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Joe BrittTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957Jeb, Jeb Gaine, Jeb GainesTV Show
Wagon Train1957Mr. HennesseyTV Show
The Mountain1956Father BelacchiMovie
Hell on Frisco Bay1955Dan BiancoMovie
Jupiter's Darling1955MagoMovie
Lucy Gallant1955Charles MaddenMovie
Sincerely Yours1955Sam DunneMovie
The Far Horizons1955Sgt. GassMovie
The Private War of Major Benson1955JohnMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Tom AkinsTV Show
The Rawhide Years1955Brand ComfortMovie
Studio 571954TV Show
The Yellow Mountain1954Jackpot WrayMovie
Dangerous When Wet1953Pa HigginsMovie
Escape from Fort Bravo1953CampbellMovie
Here Come the Girls1953Dennis LoganMovie
Make Room for Daddy1953Mr. DalyTV Show
The Lady Wants Mink1953Harvey JonesMovie
What Price Glory1952Cpl. KiperMovie
The Blazing Forest1952Syd JessupMovie
Behave Yourself!1951Officer O'RyanMovie
The First Legion1951Monsignor Michael CareyMovie
The Strip1951FluffMovie
The Red Skelton Hour1951Senator BurnsideTV Show
Excuse My Dust1951Harvey BullittMovie
Never a Dull Moment1950MearsMovie
Riding High1950HappyMovie
When Willie Comes Marching Home1950Herman KluggsMovie
He's a Cockeyed Wonder1950Bob SearsMovie
Jolson Sings Again1949Steve MartinMovie
Red, Hot and Blue1949Charlie Baxter, Press AgentMovie
Sorrowful Jones1949RegretMovie
Night Has a Thousand Eyes1948Lieut. ShawnMovie
On Our Merry Way1948FloydMovie
Whispering Smith1948Bill DansingMovie
The Sainted Sisters1948Vern TewilligerMovie
The Perils of Pauline1947George 'Mac' McGuireMovie
Variety Girl1947BarkerMovie
The Jolson Story1946Steve MartinMovie
Our Hearts Were Growing Up1946Peanuts SchultzMovie
Along Came Jones1945George FuryMovie
Duffy's Tavern1945William DemarestMovie
Salty O'Rourke1945SmittyMovie
Pardon My Past1945Chuck GibsonMovie
Hollywood Victory Caravan1945Bill, the Security GuardShort Film
Hail the Conquering Hero1944Sgt. HeffelfingerMovie
Once Upon a Time1944BrandtMovie
The Great Moment1944Eben FrostMovie
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek1944Constable Edmund KockenlockerMovie
Nine Girls1944Walter CummingsMovie
Stage Door Canteen1943William DemarestMovie
Dangerous Blondes1943Detective GatlingMovie
True to Life1943Uncle JakeMovie
My Favorite Spy1942Flower Pot PolicemanMovie
Pardon My Sarong1942Detective KendallMovie
The Palm Beach Story1942First Member Ale and Quail ClubMovie
Behind the Eight Ball1942McKenzieMovie
Johnny Doughboy1942Harry FabianMovie
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty1942Police OfficerMovie
True to the Army1942Sgt. ButtsMovie
All Through the Night1941SunshineMovie
Dressed to Kill1941Inspector PiersonMovie
Sullivan's Travels1941Mr. JonesMovie
The Devil and Miss Jones1941First DetectiveMovie
The Lady Eve1941MuggsyMovie
Glamour Boy1941Papa DoranMovie
Ride on Vaquero1941Bartender BarneyMovie
Country Fair1941Stogie McPheeMovie
Rookies on Parade1941Mike BradyMovie
Christmas in July1940Mr. BildockerMovie
Little Men1940Constable Tom ThorpeMovie
The Great McGinty1940Skeeters - The PoliticianMovie
Comin' Round the Mountain1940Gutsy MannMovie
The Farmer's Daughter1940Victor WalshMovie
The Golden Fleecing1940SwallowMovie
Wolf of New York1940Bill EnnisMovie
Miracles for Sale1939QuinnMovie
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington1939Bill GriffithMovie
The Great Man Votes1939Charles DaleMovie
King of the Turf1939ArnoldMovie
The Cowboy Quarterback1939Rusty WalkerMovie
The Gracie Allen Murder Case1939Police Sgt. Ernest HeathMovie
Laugh It Off1939Barney 'Gimpy' ColeMovie
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm1938Henry KipperMovie
Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus1938DaroMovie
While New York Sleeps1938Red MillerMovie
One Wild Night1938Editor CollinsMovie
Romance on the Run1938Police Lt. EckhardtMovie
Big City1937BeecherMovie
Easy Living1937Wallace WhistlingMovie
Rosalie1937Army CoachMovie
Don't Tell the Wife1937Larry 'Horace' TuckerMovie
The Hit Parade1937Parole OfficerMovie
The Great Gambini1937Police Sgt. KirbyMovie
The Great Hospital Mystery1937Mr. BeattyMovie
Wake Up and Live1937Radio Station AttendantMovie
Blonde Trouble1937Paul SearsMovie
Oh, Doctor1937Marty ShortMovie
Time Out for Romance1937Willoughby SproggsMovie
Charlie Chan at the Opera1936Sgt. KellyMovie
Love on the Run1936EditorMovie
The Great Ziegfeld1936Gene Buck (uncredited)Movie
Wedding Present1936'Smiles' BensonMovie
Mind Your Own Business1936DroopyMovie
After Office Hours1935Police Detective (uncredited)Movie
Diamond Jim1935Harry HillMovie
Hands Across the Table1935Natty (uncredited)Movie
The Casino Murder Case1935Auctioneer (uncredited)Movie
The Murder Man1935'Red' MaguireMovie
Bright Lights1935DetectiveMovie
White Lies1935RobertsMovie
Fog Over Frisco1934Spike SmithMovie
Fugitive Lady1934Steve RogersMovie
Many Happy Returns1934BrinkerMovie
Run Around, The1932Short Film
Seeing Things1930The HeirShort Film
A Girl in Every Port1928Man in Bombay (uncredited)Movie
Sharp Shooters1928'Hi Jack' MurdockMovie
The Butter and Egg Man1928Jack McLureMovie
The Escape1928Trigger CaswellMovie
Five and Ten Cent Annie1928BriggsMovie
Pay as You Enter1928'Terrible Bill' McGovernMovie
The Crash1928LouieMovie
The Jazz Singer1927Buster Billings (uncredited)Movie
The First Auto1927Dave DoolittleMovie
Amateur Night1927Theatre ManagerShort Film
The Black Diamond Express1927Train Engine FiremanMovie
Bush Leaguer, The1927John GilroyMovie
Don't Tell the Wife1927Ray ValerianMovie
Finger Prints1927Cuffs EganMovie
The Gay Old Bird1927Mr. FixitMovie
Matinee Ladies1927Man-About-TownMovie
A Million Bid1927George LamontMovie
Reno Divorce, A1927James the ChauffeurMovie
A Sailor's Sweetheart1927DetectiveMovie
Simple Sis1927OscarMovie
What Happened to Father?1927Detective DibbinMovie
The Night Court1927Defense Counsel (uncredited)Short Film
A Night at Coffee Dan's1927M.C.Short Film
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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 10, 2013

I loved Uncle Charlie and also enjoyed him in the Twilight Zone. Can't remember seeing any of his other work.

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