Willis Eskridge Hunt Jr.

Willis Eskridge Hunt Jr.

Birth
California, USA
Death 14 Dec 1969 (aged 56)
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA
Memorial ID 157995447 · View Source
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Willis Hunt Jr. was a yacht broker. He was the only son of Willis Gustavus Hunt and Miriam Eskridge Hunt. On July 4, 1940 he married actress Carole Landis (they divorced in November of 1940). He married his fifth wife, former actress Deannie Best, in 1965. During an argument in December of 1969 Willis was stabbed to death by Deannie. She claimed self-defense and was found innocent of all charges.


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  • Created by: ClassicActresses.org
  • Added: 9 Feb 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 157995447
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willis Eskridge Hunt Jr. (23 Mar 1913–14 Dec 1969), Find a Grave Memorial no. 157995447, citing Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by ClassicActresses.org (contributor 47871252) Non-Cemetery Burial.