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Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham (1904–1981)

Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham was born on April 18, 1904 in Durham, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Mr. Smith Goes Ghost (1940), House-Rent Party (1946) and Fight That Ghost (1946). He was married to Bernice. He died on December 13, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Mr. Smith Goes Ghost
(1940)
House-Rent Party
(1946)
Fight That Ghost
Fight That Ghost Pigmeat Markham
(1946)
One Big Mistake
(1940)

Filmography

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 1968-1969 Laugh-In (TV Series)
Regular Performer
- Episode #2.26 (1969) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #2.24 (1969) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #2.23 (1969) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #2.21 (1969) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #2.20 (1969) ... Regular Performer
 1947 Junction 88
Piggy (as 'Pigmeat' Markham)
 1947 Pigmeat's Laugh Hepcats (Short)
Pigmeat Markham
 1946 Fight That Ghost
Pigmeat Markham (as Pigmeat 'Alamo' Markham)
 1946 House-Rent Party
Pigmeat (as Pigmeat 'Alamo' Markham)
 1944 That's My Baby!
Pigmeat, the Butler (as Pigmeat Markham)
 1940 Mr. Smith Goes Ghost (Short)
Mr. Smith
 1940 Am I Guilty?
Proprietor
 1940 One Big Mistake (Short)
 1940 Swanee Showboat (Short)
'Pigmeat' (as Pigmeat)
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Show Show Self (14 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Pigmeat Markham and Company" (Chess Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

'Pigmeat' Markham | David 'Pigmeat' Markham | Dewey Markham | Judge Pigmeat Markham | Pigmeat 'Alamo' Markham | Pigmeat Markham | Pigmeat | Judge Pigmeat Markham and Shorty
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Trivia:

Had a career upsurge, after Sammy Davis Jr. imitated his act on Laugh-In (1967) and it sparked interest in "the original Judge". Markham appeared on "Laugh-In", and also issued a novelty record, "Here Come the Judge", with clips (today called "sound bites") from his routines. See more »

Nickname:

The Judge See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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