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Willard Waterman

Character actor in US radio, films, and TV. Memorable as the star of radio's "The Great Gildersleeve" from 1950 to 1955 (replacing the actor Harold Peary, who had originated the radio role of Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve in 1941). As well, Waterman starred in the 1955 TV version. Date of Death: 2 February 1995, Burlingame, California  (bone marrow disease). Interred at Skylawn Memorial Park, San Mateo, California.

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Aug 29, 1914 In Madison, WI
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Free For All 1949-11-01
Latest Project:
Series Foul Play 1981-01-26
Known For
Poster of Auntie Mame
Poster of Half a Hero
Poster of Rhubarb
Series Foul Play 1981-01-26
Series F Troop Unknown 1965-09-14
Series Camp Runamuck Unknown 1965-09-17
Movie Get Yourself a College Girl Senator Hubert Morrison 1964-12-18
Series My Favorite Martian Unknown 1963-09-29
Series Mister Ed Unknown 1961-01-05
Movie The Apartment Mr. Vanderhoff 1960-06-15
Series Riverboat Unknown 1959-09-13
Series Dennis, The Menace Unknown 1959-10-04
Series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Unknown 1959-09-29
Series Bat Masterson Unknown 1958-10-08
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Movie Auntie Mame Claude Upson 1958-12-27
Series The Eve Arden Show 1957-09-17
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Movie Hollywood or Bust Manager Neville 1956-12-06
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series The Great Gildersleeve 1955-09-20
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Half a Hero Charles McEstway 1953-05-11
Movie It Happens Every Thursday Myron Trout 1953-04-22
Movie Fourteen Hours Mr. Harris (uncredited) 1951-04-01
Movie Darling, How Could You! Theatre Manager 1951-08-08
Movie Rhubarb Orlando Dill 1951-08-29
Movie Sunny Side of the Street John Stevens 1951-09-01
Movie So You Think You're Not Guilty Prosecutor (uncredited) 1950-04-15
Movie Riding High Arthur Winslow 1950-04-12
Movie Louisa Dick Stewart 1950-05-31
Movie Father of the Bride Party Guest 1950-06-16
Movie Mystery Street The Mortician 1950-07-27
Movie Three Secrets Max 1950-10-20
Movie Free For All Commander H.C. Christie 1949-11-01