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This site is dedicated to the works of actor Don DeFore who co-starred in nearly 20 feature films during the 1940s and 1950s, played the role of "Thorny" - Ozzie and Harriet's first next-door-neighbor, 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 written a book, “Growing Up in Disneyland,” about his Dad and his own life in a celebrity family from Hollywood to Washington, D.C.

“Growing up in Disneyland” is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or


Get a book signed by Ron DeFore – click here:


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)