Don DeFore Fan Club

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This site is dedicated to the works of actor Don DeFore who co-starred on Broadway , nearly 30 feature films form the 1930s to the 60s,

played the role of "Thorny" - Ozzie and Harriet's next-door-neighbor (1952-1957), and is perhaps best known for his role as "Mr. B," in the 1960s TV sitcom "Hazel."

 (1913-1993 Westwood Memorial Park)



Ron DeFore, Don’s son, has authored a book, “Growing Up in Disneyland,” a metaphor for his

life in a Hollywood celebrity family and also literal, as his Dad owned a restaurant in Disneyland.

Learn more about “Growing up in Disneyland” at


Click here to watch the short video trailer here





       Early Publicity Shots


       Feature Film Credits


       TV Credits


       Ozzie and Harriet




       IMDB on Don DeFore


       Wikipedia on Don DeFore


       Don DeFore films for sale


Don DeFore's

Silver Banjo Barbecue

Restaurant in Disneyland


Marion Holmes -    Don's Famous Wife


Brentwood home built by DeFore


Personal Letters sent

To Don DeFore from

Famous People


Don DeFore Fan Club



Ron's story - growing up in Disneyland



PR firm founded by Ron and two partners - Stratacomm










                  Web Master, many years ago

Ron DeFore

(Don's 2nd son)