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William Demarest

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Birthday
27, 1892
Birthplace
Saint Paul, MN
Death Date
Dec 28, 1983 (91)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
27, 1892
Birthplace
Saint Paul, MN
Death Date
Dec 28, 1983 (91)

About

He played Uncle Charley on the TV series, My Three Sons, and also played grouchy characters in over 100 films. His credits include Dangerous When Wet, Jupiter's Darling, and The Far Horizons.

Before Fame

He spent the early part of his career in vaudeville. He moved to Hollywood in 1926 and appeared in the Warner Brothers experiment sound film, The Jazz Singer, in 1927.

Trivia

He earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his roles in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Devil and Miss Jones, and The Jolson Story. The latter earned him an Oscar nomination.

Family Life

He, along with his two brothers, played roles in vaudeville as the Demarest Trio.

Associated With

Fred MacMurray was his co-star on My Three Sons.