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Jim Demarest (1926–2007)

Jim Demarest was born on June 30, 1926 in Illinois, USA as James Hugh Demarest-Smith. He was an actor, known for Hawaii Five-O (1968), Bullitt (1968) and Hawaiian Dream (1987). He died on June 12, 2007 in Park Forest, Illinois. See full bio »

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 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Frank Danning
- Dancing in the Dark (1989) ... Frank Danning
 1987 Hawaiian Dream
Harry Goldman
 1980-1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Conventioneer, in Hotel / Emcee - 1954 / Kidnapper
- The Treasure of Kalaniopu'u (1985) ... Conventioneer, in Hotel
- Let Me Hear the Music (1985) ... Emcee - 1954
 1969-1978 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Jackson Croft / Nathan Miller / Sig Meer / ...
- A Short Walk on the Longshore (1978) ... Jackson Croft
- Blood Money Is Hard to Wash (1977) ... Nathan Miller
- A Gun for McGarrett (1974) ... Sig Meer
- Anybody Can Build a Bomb (1973) ... Bashea (as James Demarest)
- The Guarnerius Caper (1970) ... Babbitt
 1968 Bullitt
Captain Brady (uncredited)
 1967 The Checkers & Pogo Show (TV Series)
Mr. Checkers
 1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Police Inspector
- Here Comes Charlie (1963) ... Police Inspector (uncredited)
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 1999 Checkers & Pogo: Remembered (TV Movie documentary)
Mr. Checkers #3

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James Demarest

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Of the three actors who played Mr. Checkers, he played the role the longest.

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