WILLIAM DEMAREST

WILLIAM DEMAREST. Glossy 8×10 black and white two-thirds length portrait as Uncle Charley, boldly signed and inscribed in black felt tip ink, “To Hunter Mays/Best wishes/Wm Demarest.” Very fine condition. In addition to playing Uncle Charley in 215 episodes of “My Three Sons, ” the genial, avuncular character actor appeared in over 140 films during a career that spanned more than five decades. He was a regular member of Preston Sturges’s informal stock company, appearing in eight of the director’s comedy classics during the 1940s.

$45