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Willis Bouchey

  • Birth 24 May 1907 Vernon, Shiawassee County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 26 Aug 1977 Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
  • Memorial ID 9357563

Actor. Born in Vernon, Michigan, he abandoned a busy performing career on Broadway in 1951 to try his luck in feature films. He made his big screen debut in role as the President of the United States for the film "Red Planet Mars" (1952) and went on to appear in almost 150 films and television shows. His most memorable film credits include "The Bridges at Toko-Ri" (1954), "The Long Gray Line" (1955), "The Horse Soldiers" (1959), "Sergeant Rutledge" (1960), "Two Rode Together" (1961) and "The Man Who Shoot Liberty Valance". For television he was noted for being a regular on "Dragnet", "The Ford Television Theatre", "Laramie", "Harrigan and Son" and played the judge in 23 episodes of "Perry Mason". He died in Burbank, California, at the age of 70.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill Stevens Jr
  • Added: 23 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9357563
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Willis Bouchey (24 May 1907–26 Aug 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9357563, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.