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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 and director, known for Burlesque in Harlem (1954), Shut My Big Mouth (1947) and Pigmeat's Laugh Hepcats (1947). 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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 1968-1969 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
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- 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)
 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 One Big Mistake (Short)
 1940 Swanee Showboat (Short)
'Pigmeat' (as Pigmeat)
 1940 Am I Guilty?
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: 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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Left home to join a carnival that passed through town in his teens, and "graduated" from there to vaudeville. His nickname Pigmeat came from a comedy sketch where he declared himself "Sweet Poppa Pigmeat" onstage; the name stuck. See more »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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