William Demarest Biography

Place of Birth: St. Paul, Minnesota
Height: 5' 9½" (1.77 m) Mini Biograph
Wiki Biography: Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, William Demarest was a prolific actor in movies and TV, making more than 140 films. Demarest started his acting career in vaudeville and made his way to Broadway. His most famous role was in "My Three Sons" (1960), replacing a very sick William Frawley. Demarest was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting role in the real-life biography, The Jolson Story (1946). He did not win. This was the first and only time Demarest was nominated for any Academy Award.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Whispering Smith 1948
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
On Our Merry Way 0000
Fog Over Frisco 1934 Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The Murder Man 1935 Crime, Drama, Romance
Diamond Jim 1935 Drama
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 1938 Family, Comedy, Drama
The Great McGinty 1940 Comedy
Christmas in July 1940 Comedy, Romance
The Devil and Miss Jones 1941
The Lady Eve 1941 0
Sullivan's Travels Mr. Jones 1941
Pardon My Sarong 1942 Comedy, Musical, Adventure
The Palm Beach Story 1942 Romance, Comedy
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek Constable Kockenlocker 1944
Hail the Conquering Hero Sgt. Heppelfinger 1944 Comedy
The Great Moment 1944 Comedy, Drama
Along Came Jones 1945 Comedy, Romance
The Jolson Story 1946 Drama, Music
The Perils of Pauline 1947 Comedy
Whispering Smith 1948 0
Easy Living 1949
Sorrowful Jones Regret 1949 Comedy
Jolson Sings Again 1949 Music
When Willie Comes Marching Home 1950
Here Come the Girls 1953 Comedy, Musical
Son of Flubber 1963 0, 0, Biography
That Darn Cat 1965 Family, Comedy, Thriller
That Darn Cat! 1965 Family, Comedy, Thriller