Wallace Beery

Actor, Film actor

1885 – 1949

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Who was Wallace Beery?

Wallace Fitzgerald Beery was an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island, as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa!, and his titular role in The Champ, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Beery appeared in some 250 movies over a 36-year span. He was the brother of actor Noah Beery, Sr. and uncle of actor Noah Beery, Jr.

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Born
Apr 1, 1885
Clay County
Also known as
  • Wallace Fitzgerald Beery
  • Mr. Wallace Beery
  • Wally
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Died
Apr 15, 1949
Beverly Hills
Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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