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 Joseph Kearns

Joseph Kearns

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 17 Feb 1962 (aged 55)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Eternal Love section, lot 5065
Memorial ID 5434 · View Source
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Actor. He was a versatile character performer fondly remembered for his role as Mr. Wilson on the CBS "Dennis the Menace" television series. He began his acting career on radio in the 1930s, appearing on such programs as "The Adventures of Sam Spade", "The Jack Benny Show", "My Little Margie" and "It's a great Life". Kearns made his film debut in "Hard, Fast and Beautiful" (1951), appeared in other movies, making his final film appearance in "Anatomy of a Murder" (1959). For television, his other credits include "Our Miss Brooks", "The Adventures of Superman" and "Leave it to Beaver". He died in Los Angeles, California, of a cerebral hemorrhage during the third season of "Dennis the Menace" at the age of 55.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 16 May 1999
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Kearns (12 Feb 1907–17 Feb 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5434, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .