Actor House Peters, Jr., was the son of actors House Peters and Mae King Peters. The collection consists of two scrapbooks
and an autobiographical book about Peters, Jr.
House Peters, Jr. was born in 1916 in New Rochelle, NY to silent film actor House Peters and actress Mae King Peters. He grew
up in Beverly Hills, California, studying drama at Beverly Hills High School. During World War II, he served in the Army Air
Corps. Peters was known for his supporting work as an actor in both film and television, appearing alongside Roy Rogers and
Gene Autry. He appeared in the films The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Dakota Kid, and Rebel Without a Cause as well as in
the television series Perry Mason, Gunsmoke, and Lassie. He was best known for being the first actor to play Mr. Clean in
a series of television commercials that ran throughout the late 1950s and early 1960s. After his retirement in the late 1960s,
he published an autobiography titled Another Side of Hollywood: An Autobiography. Peters died October 1, 2008, in Woodland
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