Douglass Watson

Birth Name:
Larkin Douglass Watson III
Birth Date:
February 24, 1921
Birth Place:
Jackson, Georgia
Death Date:
May 1, 1989
Place of Death:
Bridgewater, Arizona
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Cemetery Name:
Putnam Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Douglass Watson was an American actor who was best known for his portrayal of Mac Cory on the daytime soap opera Another World. A character actor since 1950, his most notable roles were in the movies Julius Caesar (1953), Sayonara (1957), and The Money Pit (1986). He was also an acclaimed actor on the New York stage, acting in several Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including the 1952 Broadway revival of Desire Under the Elms by Eugene O'Neill. In addition, he played on such daytime dramatic dramas as Moment of Truth (1965) (a Canadian serial), Search for Tomorrow (1966–1968), and Love of Life (1972–1973). He won two Daytime Emmys for Best Actor, in 1980 and 1981. He was under contract at the time of his 1989 death of a heart attack while on vacation in Arizona.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Putnam Cemetery

35 Parsonage Road

Greenwich, Connecticut, 06830


North America


Map of Putnam Cemetery in Greenwich, Connecticut
Map of Putnam Cemetery in Greenwich, Connecticut

Grave Location:

Section A, Lot 131A, Grave 3

Grave Location Description

As you enter the cemetery turn left heading down the road that is second from the top of the cemetery (Avenue B). Look for the Finney Mausoleum on your left along the road and stop. Look to your right and walk back 15 graves and continue walking 7 rows down the hill. Actor Douglass Watson’s grave is facing way from you and located very near a multi-trunk large tree.

Grave Location GPS

41.05693319, -73.62176797



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