Dick Wilson

Dick Wilson

Original Name Richard DiGuglielmo
Preston, City of Preston, Lancashire, England
Death 19 Nov 2007 (aged 91)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Enduring Faith, Lot 822, Space 1
Memorial ID 22986585 · View Source
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Actor. 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


Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather
He Made Us Laugh



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