Billy De Wolfe

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Billy De Wolfe

Born

2/18/1907, Wollaston, Massachusetts, USA

Died

3/5/1974

Birth Name

William Andrew Jones

Gender

Male
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Biography

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Billy DeWolfe was a successful character actor, known for his fastidious demeanor and meticulously groomed mustache. His first job in show business was as a theater usher. Knowing the young man wanted to go into show business, the manager of the theater told Billy that his name, Billy…more

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Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Billy's best-known stage routine was "Mrs. Murgatroyd," in which he impersonated a middle-aged lady having lunch after a shopping spree. He repeated a portion of the routine in the film Blue Skies (1946).

    • DeWolfe's body is buried at Mount Wollaston Cemetery in Quincy, Massachusetts.

    • Billy's parents wanted him to become a Baptist minister, but while he was still young Billy decided on a career as a performer.

    • Both of Billy's parents were born in Wales.

  • Quotes

    • Billy DeWolfe: (his catch phrase after being asked what he's been up to, on many talk shows) Busy, busy, bizz-zzeee!

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