Calvert DeForest (1921–2007)

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Calvert DeForest was born on July 23, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Freaked (1993), Mr. Write (1994) and Shortcut to Happiness (2003). He died on March 19, 2007 in West Islip, Long Island, New York. See full bio »
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Known For

Freaked Larry 'Bud' Melman
Mr. Write Mr. Rhett
Nothing Lasts Forever Lunarcruiser


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 2003 Shortcut to Happiness
Bailiff (as Calvert De Forest)
 2000 Run-DMC: Together Forever - Greatest Hits 1983-2000 (Video)
Security Guard (segment "King of Rock")
 1997 Wings (TV Series)
Club Patron
- Escape from New York (1997) ... Club Patron
 1996 Encino Woman (TV Movie)
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series)
Larry 'Bud' Melman
- The Taco Bell Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Larry 'Bud' Melman (uncredited)
 1994 Mr. Write
Mr. Rhett
 1993 Freaked
Larry 'Bud' Melman
 1989 Identity Crisis
Disbelieving Doctor
 1988 The Couch Potato Workout (Video short)
Larry 'Bud' Melman
 1987 Leader of the Band
Apartment Manager
 1987 My Demon Lover
Man in Health Food Store
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Gang's All Here (1986) ... Rusty
 1985 Run-D.M.C.: King of Rock (Video short)
Security Guard
 1985 Heaven Help Us
Bridge Operator
 1984 Nothing Lasts Forever
 1984 Cheeseball Presents (TV Movie)
Rusty (segment: Pee-Wee's Lemonade Stand) (uncredited)
 1983 The First Time
Judge from Italy (as Calvert De Forest)
 1981 Waitress!
Veggies Diner (as Calvert deForest)
 1980 Savage Hunt
 1979 Blond Poison
 1976 Apple Pie
 1972 While the Cat's Away...
Ass't to the Chief
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Music video for Run-D.M.C.: "King of Rock," 1984. See more »

Alternate Names:

Calvert De Forest | Calvert DeForrest | Calvert Deforest | Larry 'Bud' Melman | Larry Bud Melman | Calvert deForest


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The stage name of "Larry 'Bud' Melman" was the creation of David Letterman and his then-girlfriend, Merrill Markoe. See more »


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