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Willard Waterman (1914–1995)

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. See full bio »

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 1973 Hail
Vice President
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series)
Dr. Wheeler
- Thompson's Ghost (1966) ... Dr. Wheeler
 1966 Thompson's Ghost (TV Movie)
Doctor Wheeler
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Bill McCormick
- Captain Parmenter, One Man Army (1966) ... Bill McCormick
 1964-1966 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Critter / Greg Gregory
- Lucy the Rain Goddess (1966) ... Critter
- Lucy and the Plumber (1964) ... Greg Gregory
 1965 My Brother the Angel (TV Series)
Mr. Ettinger
- The Rise and Fall of the Wedding Cake (1965) ... Mr. Ettinger
 1965 Camp Runamuck (TV Series)
Mr. Radibble
- Today Is Parent's Day (1965) ... Mr. Radibble
 1965 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Series)
Appleby
- Real Estate Venture (1965) ... Appleby
 1964 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Uncle Harold
- The Death of the Party (1964) ... Uncle Harold
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Palmer
- Mr. Biddle's Crime Wave (1964) ... Palmer
 1964 Mickey (TV Series)
Elroy Smight
- Somebody's Been Sleeping in My Bed (1964) ... Elroy Smight
 1964 Get Yourself a College Girl
Senator Hubert Morrison
 1964 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
J.B. Pressure
- The Most Sappy Fella (1964) ... J.B. Pressure
 1963 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Mr. Trimble
- There Is No Cure for the Common Martian (1963) ... Mr. Trimble
 1963 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Coach Walter Biddle
- All About Barbara (1963) ... Coach Walter Biddle
 1963 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Police Chief
- Now I Lay Me Down to Steal (1963) ... Police Chief
 1962-1963 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Mr. Halsted / Mr. Douglas
- Unemployment Show (1963) ... Mr. Halsted
- Ed's New Neighbors (1962) ... Mr. Douglas
 1961-1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Hezekiah / Mayor / Andrew Harley / ...
- The John Augustus Story (1962) ... Hezekiah
- The Clementine Jones Story (1961) ... Mayor
- The Saul Bevins Story (1961) ... Andrew Harley
- The Jed Polke Story (1961) ... Dr. Allison Day
 1961-1962 Maverick (TV Series)
Mayor Oliver / Whittleseed
- Marshal Maverick (1962) ... Mayor Oliver
- Three Queens Full (1961) ... Whittleseed
 1962 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
 1962 Walk on the Wild Side
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Parker
- The Courtship (1962) ... Parker
 1961 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Purdie
- Day's Pay (1961) ... Purdie
 1957-1961 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mac MacGinnis
- Excess Baggage (1961) ... Mac MacGinnis
- The Big Skeet Shoot (1959) ... Mac MacGinnis
- Batter Up (1959) ... Mac MacGinnis
- Son of the Mystic Nile (1959) ... Mac MacGinnis
- The Corn-Eating Contest (1958) ... Mac MacGinnis
 1961 Guestward Ho! (TV Series)
Mr. Presser
- Hooten's Second Car (1961) ... Mr. Presser
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Bender
- Trigger Point (1961) ... Bender
 1961 Bonanza (TV Series)
Cyrus K. Throckmorton
- The Infernal Machine (1961) ... Cyrus K. Throckmorton
 1961 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Higgins
- Peaceful in the Country (1961) ... Higgins
- Secretary for a Day (1961) ... Higgins
 1961 One Happy Family (TV Series)
Mr. Douglas
- Sky Diver (1961) ... Mr. Douglas
- Love's Big Omelette (1961) ... Mr. Douglas
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
de Lesseps
- Trunk Full of Dreams (1960) ... de Lesseps
 1958-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Mr. Zachary / Mr. Charney
- The Man Who Thought for Himself (1960) ... Mr. Zachary
- Ah There, Beau Brummel (1958) ... Mr. Charney
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
Mr. Collier
- A Cry from the Penthouse (1960) ... Mr. Collier
 1960 The Apartment
Mr. Vanderhoff
 1959-1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Mayor Goodwin / Town Merchant / Bank Manager
- Death by the Half Dozen (1960) ... Mayor Goodwin
- Who'll Bury My Violence? (1959) ... Town Merchant
- The Death of Bat Masterson (1959) ... Bank Manager
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Deacon Hurley / Rev. Thomas
- The Hoax (1959) ... Deacon Hurley / Rev. Thomas
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
George Wells
- Hong Kong Caper (1959) ... George Wells
 1959 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Major Morton Mockingbird
- Major Mockingbird (1959) ... Major Morton Mockingbird
 1958 Casey Jones (TV Series)
Arlo Bradford
- Honeymoon Express (1958) ... Arlo Bradford
 1957-1958 The Eve Arden Show (TV Series)
Carl Foster
- Liza's Nightmare (1958) ... Carl Foster
- Liza and the Bombshell (1957) ... Carl Foster
- White Elephant Sale (1957) ... Carl Foster
- Cover Girl (1957) ... Carl Foster
 1958 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
Slike
- Double Trouble (1958) ... Slike
 1958 December Bride (TV Series)
Sam Winslow
- The Parrot Show (1958) ... Sam Winslow
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Mayor Humphrey
- Major Buffington (1957) ... Mayor Humphrey
 1956 Hollywood or Bust
Manager Neville (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Judge Jonas Koford
- Land Jumpers (1956) ... Judge Jonas Koford
 1955 Three for the Show
TV Show Moderator (uncredited)
 1954 Three Coins in the Fountain
Mr. Hoyt (uncredited)
 1953 Half a Hero
Charles McEstway
 1953 It Happens Every Thursday
Myron Trout
 1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal
Dr. Wallace (uncredited)
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street
John 'J.R.' Stevens
 1951 Rhubarb
Orlando Dill
 1951 Darling, How Could You!
Theatre Manager
 1951 Francis Goes to the Races
Exerciser (uncredited)
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Mr. Harris (uncredited)
 1950 Watch the Birdie
Mayor (uncredited)
 1950 Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone
Mr. Ogle - Compartment 208-A
 1950 Three Secrets
Max (uncredited)
 1950 Hit Parade of 1951
Oilman (uncredited)
 1950 So You Want a Raise (Short)
Harry Batten - Joe's Boss (uncredited)
 1950 Mystery Street
A Mortician
 1950 Father of the Bride
Vincent Dixon - Engagement Party Guest (uncredited)
 1950 The Lawless
Pawling (uncredited)
 1950 Louisa
Dick Stewart
 1950 So You Think You're Not Guilty (Short)
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1950 Riding High
Arthur Winslow
 1950 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town
J.J. Schumacher (uncredited)
 1950 No Man of Her Own
Jack Olsen (uncredited)
 1950 So You Want to Throw a Party (Short)
George - aka Harry Blivens - Joe's Boss (uncredited)
 1949 Free for All
Commander H.C. Christie
 1949 Flame of Youth
Steve Miller
 1949 So You're Having In-Law Trouble (Short)
John - Joe's Father-in-Law (uncredited)
 1949 Flaming Fury
Dutch (uncredited)
 1949 So You Want to Be a Muscle Man (Short)
Lester Apollo - Bodybuilder (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

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(1930s-40s) Radio: A versatile voice actor, he appeared on hundreds of radio episodes. He was a regular performer on Chicago-based radio programs on such shows as "Fifth Row Center" and "Knickerbocker Playhouse". See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 1601 Vine Street in Hollywood, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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