Cecil B. DeMille

The Religious Affiliation of
Cecil B. DeMille

Religion: Episcopalian polygamist CBR Scale: S

Name: Cecil B. DeMille

Classification: real/historical person real/historical person  

Publisher(s): DC

Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: Screen Snapshots, Series 2, No. 1-F (1921)

Number of Appearances: 53

   Comic Book Appearances: 1

   TV, Film Appearances: 2

   TV, Film Appearances As Himself: 50

Occupation: film director

Birth Place: Ashfield, Massachusetts, USA

Gender: male

Retired oil millionaire Cornelius Van-Van paid filmmaker B.C. De Nil $50,000 to make new "old-style" comedy films. Mr. Van-Van did not realize that "De Nil" was actually the Joker in disguise. The Joker's pseudonym and filmmaker disguise in this story is based on the name and face of real-life filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille, but DeMille is not actually mentioned by name in this story.

This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Detective Comics (vol. 1) #341 (July 1965): "The Joker's Comedy Capers" (character based on)
Screen Snapshots, Series 2, No. 1-F (1921)

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