William Demarest

William Demarest

Highest Rated: 100% Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Lowest Rated: 20% Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1975)

Birthday: Feb 27, 1892

Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Prolific character player of the 1930s and 40s, later on TV, typically in cranky but endearing comedy roles. Appeared in all of Preston Sturges' Paramount films of the 1940s, most memorably as Officer Kockenlocker in "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" and as the tough Marine sergeant in "Hail the Conquering Hero" (both 1944). Well known as Uncle Charley on the long-running TV series "My Three Sons."

Highest rated movies

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
20% 60% Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood Studio Gatekeeper (Character) - 1975
71% 58% Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Mr. Harris (Character) - 1973
94% 71% That Darn Cat! Mr. William MacDougall (Character) - 1965
86% 67% Viva Las Vegas Mr. Martin (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet 53% Pepe Movie Studio Gateman (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunfight in Black Horse Canyon Jeb (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Twenty Plus Two Desmond Slocum (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 58% The Mountain Father Belacchi (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rawhide Years Brand Comfort (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lucy Gallant Charles Madden (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 38% The Far Horizons Sgt. Gass (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 60% Jupiter's Darling Mago (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 44% The Private War of Major Benson John (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Yellow Mountain Jackpot Wray (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 48% Dangerous When Wet Pa Higgins (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 54% Escape From Fort Bravo Campbell (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 20% Here Come the Girls Dennis Logan (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blazing Forest Syd Jessup (Character) - 1952
63% 38% What Price Glory? Cpl. Kiper (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 17% Excuse My Dust Harvey Bullitt (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 40% Behave Yourself Officer O'Ryan (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The First Legion Monsignor Michael Carey (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Strip Fluff (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet He's a Cockeyed Wonder Bob Sears (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 33% Never a Dull Moment Mears (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 44% Riding High Happy (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 71% Sorrowful Jones Regret (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red, Hot and Blue Charlie Baxter (Character) - 1949
100% 67% Jolson Sings Again Steve Martin (Character) - 1949
83% 59% Whispering Smith Bill Dansing (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 73% Night Has a Thousand Eyes Lieut. Shawn (Character) - 1948
20% 33% On Our Merry Way Floyd (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 44% The Perils of Pauline George "Mac" McGuire (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Our Hearts Were Growing Up Peanuts Schultz (Character) - 1946
100% 79% The Jolson Story Steve Martin (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 49% Along Came Jones George Fury (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Victory Caravan Bill, the Security Guard (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Salty O'Rourke Smitty (Character) - 1945
95% 86% Hail the Conquering Hero Sgt. Heppelfinger (Character) - 1944
86% 83% The Miracle of Morgan's Creek Constable Kockenlocker (Character) - 1944
83% 20% The Great Moment Eben Frost (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 42% Once Upon a Time Brandt (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nine Girls Walter Cummings (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 65% Stage Door Canteen Self - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dangerous Blondes Detective Gatling (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Doughboy Harry Fabian (Character) - 1943
97% 81% The Palm Beach Story First Member Ale and Quail Club (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Favorite Spy Flower Pot Policeman (Character) - 1942
100% 70% All Through the Night Sunshine (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 57% Pardon My Sarong Det. Kendall (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Life Begins at 8:30 Police Officer (Character) - 1942
100% 89% Sullivan's Travels Mr. Jones (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Glamour Boy Papa Doran (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rookies on Parade Mike Brady (Character) - 1941
100% 87% The Lady Eve Muggsy (Ambrose Murgatroyd) (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 37% Dressed to Kill Inspector Pierson (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Golden Fleecing Swallow (Character) - 1940
95% 77% Christmas in July Mr. Bildocker (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Farmer's Daughter Victor Walsh (Character) - 1940
100% 80% The Great McGinty The Politician (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 42% Little Men Constable Tom Thorpe (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wolf of New York Bill Ennis (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 73% The Great Man Votes Charles Dale (Character) - 1939
96% 94% Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Bill Griffith (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cowboy Quarterback Rusty Walker (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 50% Miracles for Sale Quinn (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Peck's Bad Boy With the Circus Daro (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Romance on the Run Eckbart (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet While New York Sleeps Red Miller (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 71% Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Henry Kipper (Character) - 1938
100% 84% Easy Living Wallace Whistling (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Don't Tell the Wife Larry "Horace" Tucker (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 71% The Big City Mr. Beecher (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great Gambini Sergeant Kirby (Character) - 1937
60% 74% Charlie Chan at the Opera Sergeant Kelly (Character) - 1936
80% 63% Love on the Run Editor Lees Berger (Character) - 1936
64% 50% The Great Ziegfeld Gene Buck (uncredited) (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet 67% Bright Lights Detective (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Murder Man "Red" Maguire (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet After Office Hours Police Detective (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet 0% Casino Murder Case Auctioneer (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet 33% Fog Over Frisco Spike Smith (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sharp Shooters "Hi Jack" Murdock (Character) - 1928
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Million Bid George Lamont (Character) - 1927
78% 56% The Jazz Singer Unknown (Character) - 1927
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Night Court Defense Counsel (Character) - 1927

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Disney's Wonderful World Mr. MacDougall (Character) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Carson Guest 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Three Sons Uncle Charlie O'Casey (Character) 1964-1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1963-1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Leonard Lonsdale (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Farmer's Daughter Senator Richards (Guest Star) 1964
82% 95% The Twilight Zone Joe Britt (Character) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tales of Wells Fargo Jeb Gaine (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rebel Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love and Marriage William Harris (Character) 1959-1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1958

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