Chill Wills

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 69
Theodore Childress "Chill" Wills was an American actor and a singer in the Avalon Boys Quartet.

Theodore Childress "Chill" Wills was an American actor and a singer in the Avalon Boys Quartet.

Birth Name

Theodore Childress Wills

Born

Friday, 18 July 1902

Died

Friday, 15 December 1978

Actor Filmography

How the West Was Lost Lemuel 2008
John Wayne: Behind the Scenes (archive footage) 2007
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self / Self (archive footage) 2004
Drive-in Movie Memories Self 2001
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clip from 'The Harvey Girls' 1994
American Masters Actor 'Giant' 1986
Poco... Little Dog Lost Big Burt 1977
Mr. Billion Col. Clayton T. Winkle 1977
It's Showtime Francis the Talking Mule 1976
Dinah! Self 1974
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

How the West Was Lost Lemuel 2008
John Wayne: Behind the Scenes (archive footage) 2007
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self / Self (archive footage) 2004
Drive-in Movie Memories Self 2001
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clip from 'The Harvey Girls' 1994
American Masters Actor 'Giant' 1986
Poco... Little Dog Lost Big Burt 1977
Mr. Billion Col. Clayton T. Winkle 1977
It's Showtime Francis the Talking Mule 1976
Dinah! Self 1974
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Lemuel 1973
Guns of a Stranger Tom Duncan 1973
Hec Ramsey Sam McDade 1972
The American West of John Ford actor 'Rio Grande' 1971
The Steagle Tall-Guy McCoy / Tall Guy McCoy 1971
Alias Smith and Jones Bixby 1971
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again Gentleman George Agnew 1970
The Liberation of L.B. Jones Mr. Ike 1970
Night Gallery Heppelwhite (segment "The Little Black Bag") 1969
The Over-the-Hill Gang Gentleman George Agnew 1969
Hee Haw Self 1969
Marcus Welby, M.D. Sam Hill 1969
Judd for the Defense Simpson Youngert 1967
Tarzan Ronald Montrose 1966
The Rounders Jim Ed Love 1966
Fireball 500 Big Jaw Harris / Big Jaw 1966
The Rounders Jim Ed Love 1965
That Regis Philbin Show Self 1964
The Cardinal Monsignor Whittle / Monsignor 1963
The Wheeler Dealers Jay Ray Spinelby 1963
McLintock! Drago 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Drago (clip from McLintock! (1963)) 1963
Burke's Law General Hector Harder, Harry Riggs, Stanton Custer 1963
Hollywood: The Great Stars Drago 1963
Young Guns of Texas Preacher Sam Shelby 1962
The Virginian Pat Reedy 1962
Frontier Circus Colonel Casey Thompson, Col. Casey Thompson 1961
The Deadly Companions Turk 1961
The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come Major Buford 1961
Gold of the Seven Saints Doc Wilson Gates, MD / Doc Wilson Gates, M.D. 1961
The Porter Wagoner Show Self - Guest, Self 1961
Where the Boys Are Police Captain 1960
The Alamo Beekeeper 1960
Route 66 Monty Musgrave 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
Assignment: Underwater Boyd Crosby 1960
The Sad Horse Capt Connors / Capt. Connors 1959
Rawhide Sheriff Asa Tanner 1959
The Texan Captain Wylie 1958
From Hell to Texas Amos Bradley 1958
Trackdown Zebulon Hunt 1957
Wagon Train Bije Wilcox 1957
Gun Glory Preacher 1957
Gun for a Coward Loving 1956
Giant Uncle Bawley 1956
Playhouse 90 Ed Pruitt 1956
Santiago Captain 'Sidewheel' Jones 1956
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Mr. Kilmer 1955
Gunsmoke Abe Blocker, Elihu Gorman, Red Conniston 1955
Francis in the Navy Francis the Talking Mule 1955
Kentucky Rifle Tobias Taylor 1955
Timberjack Steve Riika 1955
Hell's Outpost Kevin Russell / Kevin Russel 1954
Ricochet Romance Tom Williams 1954
Francis Joins the WACS Gen. Benjamin Kaye / Francis the Talking Mule (voice) / Francis the Talking Mule / Benjamin Kaye 1954
Tumbleweed Sheriff Murchoree 1953
The Man from the Alamo John Gage / Fred Gage 1953
City That Never Sleeps Sgt. Joe, the 'Voice of Chicago' / Sgt. Joe / Voice of Chicago 1953
Francis Covers the Big Town Francis the Talking Mule 1953
Small Town Girl Happy 1953
Ride the Man Down Ike Adams 1952
Francis Goes to West Point Francis the Talking Mule 1952
Bronco Buster Dan Bream 1952
The Sea Hornet Swede 1951
Cattle Drive Dallas 1951
Francis Goes to the Races Francis the Talking Mule 1951
Oh! Susanna Sergeant Barhydt / Sgt. Barhydt 1951
Rio Grande Dr. Wilkins (regimental surgeon) / Dr. Wilkins 1950
High Lonesome Boatwhistle - Ranch Cook / Boatwhistle 1950
The Gene Autry Show Sheriff Chill Wills 1950
Stella Chief Clark 1950
Rock Island Trail Hogger McCoy 1950
Francis Francis the Talking Mule (voice) / Francis the Talking Mule 1950
The Sundowners Sam Beers 1950
The Grass Is Always Greener Windy 1950
Tulsa Pinky Jimpson - Narrator / Pinky Jimpson (Narrator) 1949
Red Canyon Marshal G.T. Brackton / Sheriff Brackton 1949
That Wonderful Urge Homer Beggs - Justice of the Peace - Monroe Township / Homer Beggs 1948
Loaded Pistols Sheriff Cramer 1948
Family Honeymoon Fred 1948
The Saxon Charm Captain Chatham 1948
Northwest Stampede Mileaway 1948
The Sainted Sisters Will Twitchell 1948
Heartaches 'Breezie' Mann 1947
High Barbaree Lars 1947
The Yearling Buck Forrester 1946
Gallant Bess Chief Petty Officer 1946
The Harvey Girls H.H. Hartsey 1946
Leave Her to Heaven Leick Thome 1945
What Next, Corporal Hargrove? Sgt. Cramp 1945
I'll Be Seeing You Swanson 1945
Sunday Dinner for a Soldier Mr. York 1944
Meet Me in St. Louis Mr. Neely 1944
Barbary Coast Gent Sheriff Hightower 1944
See Here, Private Hargrove First Sgt. Cramp 1944
Best Foot Forward Chester Short 1943
A Stranger in Town Charles Craig 1943
Stand by for Action Chief Boatswain's Mate Jenks / Mate Jenks, Chef-Bootsmann 1942
The Omaha Trail Henry Hawkins 1942
Apache Trail 'Pike' Skelton 1942
Her Cardboard Lover Judge 1942
Mister Gardenia Jones Hotel Employee 1942
Tarzan's New York Adventure Manchester Montford 1942
The Bugle Sounds Sgt. Larry Dillon / Dillon 1942
Honky Tonk The Sniper 1941
Belle Starr Blue Duck 1941
Billy the Kid Tom Patterson 1941
The Bad Man 'Red' Giddings 1941
Western Union Homer Kettle 1941
Tugboat Annie Sails Again Shiftless 1940
Sky Murder Sheriff Beckwith 1940
Wyoming Lafe 1940
The Westerner Southeast 1940
Boom Town Harmony Jones 1940
Allegheny Uprising M'Cammon 1939
The Day the Bookies Wept Man on Bus 1939
Timber Stampede Whopper Hatch 1939
Racketeers of the Range Whopper Hatch 1939
Sorority House Mr. Johnson 1939
Trouble in Sundown Whopper 1939
Lawless Valley Deputy Speedy McGow 1939
Arizona Legion Whopper Hatch 1939
Block-Heads Midget in Elevator 1938
Nobody's Baby Amateur Hour Lead Quartet Singer (as The Avalon Boys) / Amateur Hour Lead Quartet Singer 1937
Way Out West Stan's Bass Singing / Lead Singer of the Singing Quartette 1937
At Sea Ashore Leader of The Avalon Four 1936
Call of the Prairie Singing Cowhand 1936
Anything Goes Member of The Avalon Boys 1936
Bar 20 Rides Again Background Singer / Henchman 1935
It's a Gift Campfire Singer 1934
1961 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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