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Joseph Kearns
Birth: Feb. 12, 1907
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1962
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

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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  Joseph Albert Kearns (1875 - 1936)
  Cordelia Marie Peterson Kearns (1877 - 1962)
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Eternal Love section, lot 5065
GPS (lat/lon): 34.14808, -118.3241
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Record added: May 16, 1999
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Thank You Mr. Wilson.
- Jeff1959
 Added: Feb. 25, 2015

 Added: Feb. 17, 2015
Dear Joe! Today, I am remembering your tragic passing 53 years ago this day (February 17, 1962 at 12:55am) were the PERFECT actor to play George Wilson, the grump with a heart of gold...Thank God that your television and movie work is preserved on f...(Read more)
- Michael
 Added: Feb. 17, 2015
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