Wallace Shawn

Playwright, Film actor

1943 –

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Who is Wallace Shawn?

Wallace Michael "Wally" Shawn is an American actor, playwright, and essayist. His best-known film roles include Wally Shawn in My Dinner with Andre, Vizzini in The Princess Bride, and Rex the toy dinosaur in the Toy Story animated film series.

His plays include The Designated Mourner, Aunt Dan and Lemon, and Grasses of a Thousand Colors; he also co-wrote the screenplay for My Dinner with Andre with Andre Gregory, and scripted Vanya on 42nd Street, a film adaptation of Anton Chekov's play Uncle Vanya.

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Born
Nov 12, 1943
New York City
Also known as
  • Wallace Michael Shawn
  • Wally Shawn
  • Wallace Michael "Wally" Shawn
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
  • The Putney School
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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