Arquette, Clifford

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Born: Dec 28, 1905 AD
Died: 1974 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians


1905 - Born on December 28th in Toledo, Ohio. Comedian, actor, pianist, composer and songwriter.

         - Famous for his role as "Charley Weaver".

1923 - He was a night club pianist, later joining the Henry Halstead orchestra.

1956 - Arquette performed in radio, theatre, and motion pictures until he retired from show business.
 
1959 - He joined ASCAP, and his chief musical collaborator was Charles "Bud" Dant.

         - Opened a Civil War museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

         - His retirement was interrupted when he agreed to be regular on Jack Paar's The Tonight Show.

         - His famous "Letters from Mamma" were compiled and published as books.

1974 - Died of heart attack on September 23rd in Burbank, California.
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