Character actor, Walter Catlett, was born on Feb 4, 1889 in San Francisco, CA. Catlett died at the age of 71 on Nov 14, 1960 in Woodland Hills, CA and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, Los Angeles County, CA.
Walter Catlett appeared in over 150 roles. He is probably best remembered for his roles in Bringing Up Baby (the constable that locks everyone up in jail), Yankee Doodle Dandy (the distracted stage manager) and Mr Deeds Goes to Town (the drunken poet who offers to take Cooper out on a bender).(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
Mini Tribute: Character ActorBy Annmarie Gatti on Feb 4, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
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Roy Rogers: [moving toward him] A duel?
Colonel Silas Popen: But first you're going to get a sharp letter from my lawyers.
Morrow: Pal, look, how would you like to go on a real old-fashioned binge?
Longfellow Deeds: Binge?
Morrow: Yeah, I mean the real McCoy. Listen, you play saloon with me and I'll introduce you to every wit, nitwit, and half-wit in New York. We'll go on a twister that'll make Omar the soused philosopher of Persia look like an anemic on a goat's milk diet!
Longfellow Deeds: Well, I guess that oughtta be fun.
Morrow: Fun? Listen, I'll take you on a bender that will live in your memory as a thing of beauty and a joy forever!
Eddie Johnson: [to Tony] Lady, shovel the dirt and we'll haul it away.
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