Dan Resin Death?

Dan Resin, the actor who was born Daniel Wrzesien before tweaking his last name for Hollywood and Broadway purposes, died this weekend.

Resin is best remembered as Mr. Beeper, a country club member in the 1980’s classic golf comedy film “Caddyshack” with Chevy Chase, Bill Murray and Rodney Dangerfield. Additionally, he was a member of the original casts of Once Upon a Mattress and My Fair Lady.

What was his cause of death and how old was he?

asked by Zero in Celebrity | 1613 views | 08-03-2010 at 01:26 AM

Dan Resin was 79 when he died. His daughter reported that he passed away from complications with Parkinson's disease.

Dan Resin was born Daniel Wrzesien in South Bend, Ind. His father ran the dining halls at the University of Notre Dame and his mother was a hairdresser. He studied music and theater at Indiana University in Bloomington, served in the Army at Fort Monmouth, and headed to New York to pursue an acting career.

Dan Resin started his acting career in the 1950’s on stage, with roles in Broadway hits “My Fair Lady” and “Once Upon a Mattress”. Later on he moved to television and commercials with his portrayal of the Ty-D-Bol man. The Ty-D-Bol man character wore a ship captain’s uniform as he sailed through blue waters of a toilet water closet tank. Resin also appeared in other commercials during the peak of his career, making a couple of appearances in Super Bowls.

Resin is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret, and three daughters.

answered by Loren | 08-03-2010 at 01:27 AM

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