Don Defore cause of death

Don Defore’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) August 25, 1913

Death Date December 22, 1993

Age of Death 80 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession TV Actor

The TV actor Don Defore died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The next-door neighbor, Mr. Thornberry (Thorny), on The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, and also played the harried Mr. B in Hazel.

He had little initial interest in acting, but changed his mind after performing with the Cedar Rapids Community Players, and from there went to study at the Pasadena Playhouse in Los Angeles.

For several years, he and his brother ran their own restaurant inside Disneyland called The Silver Banjo, right inside Frontierland.

Personal Life

Closely following his Ozzie and Harriet TV role, he and his wife, Marion lived in a farmhouse they designed themselves.

He was a lifelong friend of Ronald Reagan , appearing with him in two films and supporting his presidential campaign in 1976.

How did Don Defore die?

On December 22, 1993, DeFore died of cardiac arrest at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California.