Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Grady is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Sanford and Son that aired on NBC from December 4, 1975 to March 11, 1976. Directed by Joel Zwick. Whitman Mayo. Whitman Mayo, Actor: Sanford and Son. Noted for portraying characters older than his actual age, Whitman Mayo was in his early 40s in the early 1970s when he first played the sexagenarian "Grady" on "Sandford & Son" -- a role that popularized the expression "Good Goobily Goop!" With John Stamos, Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure. Whitman Blount Mayo Jr. (November 15, 1930 – May 22, 2001) was an American actor, best known for his role as Grady Wilson on the 1970s television sitcom Sanford and Son . Whitman Mayo (1930 - 2001) was an actor best known for his role as Grady Wilson on the sitcom Sanford and Son, and the short-lived spin-off Grady.. A friend (and briefly agent) of Roscoe Orman, Mayo appeared on Sesame Street in the mid-70s, reciting the alphabet, and playing several animal guessing games.. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. volunteers at a local nursing home, and befriends a man named Eddie (Whitman Mayo) … D.J. Whitman Mayo reprises his role as Fred Sanford's widower friend Grady, who leaves Watts to move in with his daughter and her family in Westwood. Whitman B. Mayo (15 de noviembre de 1930 – 22 de mayo de 2001) fue un actor estadounidense, conocido principalmente por su personaje Grady Wilson en la sitcom de la década de 1970 Sanford and Son Biografía ... Full House (1991) Martin (1995) Cosas de casa (1995) The Cape (1996) This section does not cite any sources. DJ befriends an elderly gentleman when she volunteers at a nursing home. Executive producer Norman Lear served as a consultant to the show.