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Jim Demarest
Birth: Jun. 30, 1926
Bedford Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 2007

Actor and Entertainer. Born James Hugh Smith in Bedford Park, Illinois, he guest starred in episodes of "Hawaii Five-O" and "Magnum P.I.". He also made a cameo appearance in the 1968 Steve McQueen movie, "Bullitt". Jim is probably best remembered as Mr. Checkers on the popular Hawaiian children's show, "Checkers & Pogo". The series ran from 1967 to 1982 and was broadcast on Hawaii's CBS affiliate, KGMB-TV. (bio by: RCB) 
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: Scattered off the Hawaiian coast
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: RCB
Record added: Dec 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32112203
Jim Demarest
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 Added: Jun. 30, 2017

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