William Demarest (1892–1983)

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  • Alan Ladd, Irving Bacon, Paul E. Burns, William Demarest, and Will Wright in Whispering Smith (1948)
  • Alan Ladd, William Demarest, and Robert Preston in Whispering Smith (1948)
  • Irene Dunne and William Demarest in Never a Dull Moment (1950)
  • William Demarest, Sam Hardy, and Jack Mulhall in The Butter and Egg Man (1928)
  • William Demarest, Mary Martin, and Dick Powell in True to Life (1943)
  • Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, William Demarest, and Mary Jane Saunders in Sorrowful Jones (1949)

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A golf enthusiast, he died the same day and year as pro golfer Jimmy Demaret.


Always played hilariously flummoxed tough guys

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Carl William Demarest

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA


(age 91)
Palm Springs, California, USA


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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