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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:
Movie Dikkenek 2006-06-21
Known For
Poster of The Apartment
Poster of Hollywood or Bust
Poster of The Great Gildersleeve
Poster of Fourteen Hours
Movie Dikkenek 2006-06-21
Series Foul Play Unknown 1981-01-26
Series Summer Fun Unknown 1966-07-22
Series Camp Runamuck Unknown 1965-09-17
Series F Troop Unknown 1965-09-14
Series The Bing Crosby Show Unknown 1964-09-14
Movie Get Yourself a College Girl Senator Hubert Morrison 1964-12-18
Series Vacation Playhouse Unknown 1963-07-22
Series My Favorite Martian Unknown 1963-09-29
Series Mister Ed Unknown 1961-01-05
Movie Hell Is a City 1960-04-10
Movie The Apartment Mr. Vanderhoff 1960-06-15
Series Guestward, Ho! Unknown 1960-09-29
Series Pete and Gladys Unknown 1960-09-19
Series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Unknown 1959-09-29
Series Riverboat Unknown 1959-09-13
Series Dennis, The Menace Unknown 1959-10-04
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 Unknown 1957-09-17
Series The Real McCoys Unknown 1957-10-03
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Series The Adventures of Jim Bowie Unknown 1956-09-07
Movie Hollywood or Bust Manager Neville 1956-12-06
Series The Great Gildersleeve Unknown 1955-09-20
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series December Bride Unknown 1954-10-04
Movie Half a Hero Charles McEstway 1953-05-11
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
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 Sunny Side of the Street John Stevens 1951-09-01
Movie Rhubarb Orlando Dill 1951-08-29
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