Don DeFore, who played Hazel's employer, attorney George Baxter, died of a cardiac arrest on December 22, 1993 in Santa Monica, California. After Hazel was cancelled by CBS in 1966, Julia was only able to land a few guest-starring roles on television. Ray Fulmer (Steve Baxter) celebrates his 82nd birthday today.

Keeping this in view, why did Don DeFore leave the show hazel?

Apparently NBC cancelled it when they left and it seems strange that CBS would pick it up with Hazel and Harold now living with Mr. B's never before mentioned brother and his family. Don DeFore and Whitney Blake didn't quit — they were dropped from the show to save money (as you guessed).

Subsequently, question is, what was the last episode of the hazel show? A Question of Ethics

Subsequently, question is, what happened to Don DeFore and Whitney Blake on Hazel?

By the time NBC canceled the series in the spring of 1965, Hazel had fallen out of the top 30 programs. CBS picked it up for the 1965-1966 season, and made a number of cast changes. Buntrock remained in the cast as Harold Baxter; DeFore and Blake were dropped and replaced with Fulmer and Borden, respectively.

When did Don DeFore die?

December 22, 1993

Related Question Answers

Is Hazel still alive?

Shirley Booth (Hazel),retired from acting in 1974. The New York City-born actress died on October 16, 1992 at her home in North Chatham, Massachusetts after suffering from health problems such as blindness and a broken hip.

How did Bobby Buntrock die?

Traffic collision

Why did they change the Baxters on Hazel?

‘ Lynn Borden, who starred on the 1960s TV comedy Hazel and was done in by a killer turtle in the 1972 cult eco-horror film Frogs, died Tuesday after an extended illness, her family announced. She was 77. Borden played Barbara Baxter on the fifth and final season of Hazel, which starred Shirley Booth as a live-in maid.

How old was Don DeFore when he died?

80 years (1913–1993)

Who played George Baxter's sister on Hazel?

Series Cast
Shirley BoothHazel Burke 154 episodes, 1961-1966
Bobby BuntrockHarold Baxter 154 episodes, 1961-1966
Don DeForeGeorge Baxter 125 episodes, 1961-1965
Whitney BlakeDorothy Baxter 122 episodes, 1961-1965
Maudie PrickettRosie 36 episodes, 1961-1966

Where is Bobby Buntrock?

Bobby Buntrock is buried in Mountain View Cemetery (also known as Keystone Cemetery) in South Dakota, which is touted as the only cemetery in the world with a view of Mount Rushmore. In 1961, Buntrock won the role of the Harold “Sport” Baxter on the sitcom Hazel, starring Shirley Booth.

How many seasons does Hazel have?


What did Whitney Blake die of?


Who is Whitney Blake's daughter?

Meredith Baxter

What did Shirley Booth die of?

Natural causes

How old is Whitney Blake?

76 years (1926–2002)

What did Lynn Borden die of?