Billy De Wolfe
Date of Birth
Feb 18, 1907
Birth Place:
Wollaston, MA

Biography

Toothy comic actor Billy DeWolfe entered vaudeville as a musical comedy performer in his teens. He gained fame in several nightclub and Broadway revues of the late 1930s and early 1940s, in which he generally portrayed an overemphatic effeminate character. His best-known routine was "Mrs. Murgatroyd," wherein the mustachioed DeWolfe, decked out in a flowery hat and steel-rimmed specs, impersonated...