Billy De Wolfe

Actor, Dancer, Comedian
Actor Billy De Wolfe was known for his roles on the silver screen. Wolfe's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the Bing Crosby musical "Dixie" (1943), "Duffy's Tavern" (1945) and "Blue Skies" ... Read more »
Born: 02/18/1907 in Wollaston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (17)

Free To Be...You And Me 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Doris Day Show 1968 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

The World's Greatest Athlete 1973 (Movie)

Maxwell (Actor)

Ver-r-r-ry Interesting 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Arsenic and Old Lace 1968 - 1969 (TV Show)

Actor

The Queen and I 1968 - 1969 (TV Show)

Actor

The Pruitts of Southampton 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Actor

Billie 1964 (Movie)

Mayor Davis (Actor)

Call Me Madam 1953 (Movie)

Pemberton Maxwell (Actor)

Duffy's Tavern 1945 (Movie)

(Actor)

Blue Skies (Movie)

Tony (Actor)

Dixie (Movie)

Mr. Bones (Actor)

Frosty the Snowman (TV Show)

Voice

Our Hearts Were Growing Up (Movie)

Roland du Frere (Actor)

Tea for Two (Movie)

Larry Blair (Actor)

The Lullaby of Broadway (Movie)

"Lefty" Mack (Actor)

Biography

Actor Billy De Wolfe was known for his roles on the silver screen. Wolfe's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the Bing Crosby musical "Dixie" (1943), "Duffy's Tavern" (1945) and "Blue Skies" (1946). He also appeared in the comedy sequel "Our Hearts Were Growing Up" (1946) with Gail Russell, "The Perils of Pauline" (1947) with Betty Hutton and the Mary Hatcher musical "Variety Girl" (1947). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, appearing in the musical "Tea For Two" (1950) with Doris Day, "The Lullaby of Broadway" (1951) and "Call Me Madam" (1953) with Ethel Merman. He also appeared in the Patty Duke comedy adaptation "Billie" (1965). He also appeared in the TV special "Arsenic and Old Lace" (1968-69). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "The Pruitts of Southampton" (1966-67). He added roles in "The Doris Day Show" (1968-1973) and "The Queen and I" (1968-69) to his body of work around that time. Additionally, he appeared in a number of television specials, including "Ver-r-r-ry Interesting" (1970-71) and "Marlo Thomas and Friends in Free to Be... You and Me" (1973-74). Wolfe last acted in the dramatic musical "Free To Be...You And Me" (1974) with Alan Alda. Billy De Wolfe passed away in March 1974 at the age of 67.

Milestones

1925

First vaudeville performance

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