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Dick Wilson
Original name: Riccardo DiGuglielmo
Birth: Jun. 30, 1916
Preston
Lancashire, England
Death: Nov. 19, 2007
Woodland Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born Riccardo DiGuglielmo, he is best remembered for the Charmin bathroom tissue commercial that ran from 1964 to 1985. Playing the role of grocer Mr. Whipple in over 500 commercials, his famous line of "Please don't squeeze the Charmin" became a part of American culture. Besides his work in commercials, he enjoyed a seventy year career as a character actor in both film and television. His daughter is actress Melanie Wilson. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Enduring Faith, Lot 822, Space 1
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Nov 19, 2007
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