Greatest Fictional Angelenos #12: Morris Buttermaker

Name: Morris Buttermaker
Residence: Dive apartment in the North Valley League
Area Code: 213 (changed to 818 in ’84)
Occupation: full-time pool cleaner / part-time little league coach

Usually seen driving around the valley in his clunker convertible with a cooler full of beer and corrupting minors with no-nonsense wisdom, alcohol and dubious baseball skills. Has an “in” with the folks at Chico’s Bail Bonds, if the need ever arises.

Film: 1976, 1977, 1978 TV: 1979 Film: 2005

Other fictional Angelenos in this series.