Wallace Beery

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 57
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery was an American film and stage actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill (1930) opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and his titular role in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. read more

Wallace Fitzgerald Beery was an American film and stage actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill (1930) opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and his titular role in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Beery appeared in some 250 films during a 36-year career. His contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer stipulated in 1932 that he would be paid $1 more than any other contract player at the studio. This made Beery the highest-paid film actor in the world during the 1930s. He was the brother of actor Noah Beery Sr. and uncle of actor Noah Beery Jr.

Birth Name

Wallace Fitzgerald Beery

Born

Wednesday, 01 April 1885

Died

Friday, 15 April 1949

Actor Filmography

The Image Book Un acteur 2018
The Mack Sennett Collection: Volume One (archive footage) 2014
Checking Out: Grand Hotel Himself 2004
Complicated Women Himself (archive footage) 2003
American Masters Self - Actor 1986
America at the Movies Dan Packard (archive footage) 1976
That's Entertainment! Clip from 'A Date with Judy' 1974
The Big Parade of Comedy Terry Brennan in 'Tugboat Annie' (archive footage) 1964
Hollywood and the Stars Himself (archive footage) 1963
When Comedy Was King edited from 'Teddy at The throttle' (archive footage) 1960
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Actor Filmography

The Image Book Un acteur 2018
The Mack Sennett Collection: Volume One (archive footage) 2014
Checking Out: Grand Hotel Himself 2004
Complicated Women Himself (archive footage) 2003
American Masters Self - Actor 1986
America at the Movies Dan Packard (archive footage) 1976
That's Entertainment! Clip from 'A Date with Judy' 1974
The Big Parade of Comedy Terry Brennan in 'Tugboat Annie' (archive footage) 1964
Hollywood and the Stars Himself (archive footage) 1963
When Comedy Was King edited from 'Teddy at The throttle' (archive footage) 1960
Big Jack Big Jack Horner 1949
A Date With Judy Melvin Colner Foster 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Bill in 'Min and Bill' (archive footage) 1948
Alias a Gentleman Jim Breedin 1948
The Mighty McGurk Roy 'Slag' McGurk 1947
Bad Bascomb Zeb Bascomb 1946
This Man's Navy Ned Trumpet 1945
Barbary Coast Gent Honest Plush Brannon 1944
Rationing Ben Barton 1944
Twenty Years After (archive footage) 1944
Salute To The Marines Sgt. Maj. William Bailey 1943
Jackass Mail Marmaduke 'Just' Baggot 1942
The Bugle Sounds Sgt. Patrick Aloysius 'Hap' Doan 1942
Billy The Kid 1941
Barnacle Bill Bill Johansen 1941
The Bad Man Pancho Lopez 1941
The Miracle of Sound 1940
Wyoming 'Reb' Harkness 1940
20 Mule Team Skinner Bill Bragg, an Alias of Ambrose Murphy 1940
Hollywood: Style Center of the World Himself (archive footage) 1940
The Man from Dakota Sgt. 'Bar' Barstow 1940
Thunder Afloat John Thorson 1939
From the Ends of the Earth Himself (archive footage) 1939
Sergeant Madden Sgt. Shaun Madden 1939
Stand Up and Fight Captain Boss Starkey 1939
Stablemates Doc Thomas 'Tom' Terry 1938
Port of Seven Seas Cesar 1938
The Bad Man of Brimstone 'Trigger' Bill 1937
Slave Ship Jack Thompson 1937
Good Old Soak Clem Hawley 1937
Old Hutch 'Hutch' Hutchins 1936
A Message to Garcia Sgt. Dory 1936
Ah Wilderness! Sid Miller 1935
O'Shaughnessy's Boy Captain Michael 'Windy' O'Shaughnessy 1935
China Seas Jamesy MacArdle 1935
West Point of the Air Big Mike Stone 1935
Treasure Island Long John Silver 1934
Viva Villa! Pancho Villa 1934
Dinner At Eight Dan Packard 1933
Going Hollywood Himself - Premiere Clip (archive footage) 1933
The Bowery Chuck Connors 1933
Tugboat Annie Terry Brennan 1933
Flesh Polakai 1932
Grand Hotel General Director Preysing 1932
Hell Divers Windy Riker 1932
The Christmas Party Himself (uncredited) 1931
The Champ Andy Purcell - The Champ 1931
The Secret 6 Louis Scorpio 1931
The Stolen Jools Police Sergeant 1931
Min And Bill Bill 1930
A Lady's Morals Barnum 1930
Way for a Sailor Tripod 1930
Billy the Kid Pat Garrett 1930
The Big House Machine Gun 'Butch' Schmidt 1930
The River of Romance General Orlando Jackson 1929
Chinatown Nights Chuck Riley 1929
Beggars of Life Oklahoma Red 1928
Partners in Crime Detective Mike Doolan 1928
Now We're in the Air Wally 1927
Casey at the Bat Casey 1927
Old Ironsides Bos'n 1926
We're in the Navy Now 'Knockout' Hansen 1926
Behind the Front Riff Swanson 1926
The Pony Express Rhode Island Red 1925
The Lost World Prof. Challenger 1925
Adventure Morgan 1925
The Red Lily Bo-Bo 1924
The Signal Tower Joe Standish 1924
The Sea Hawk Captain Jasper Leigh 1924
White Tiger Count Donelli / Hawkes 1923
The Spanish Dancer King Philip IV 1923
Three Ages The Villain 1923
Ashes of Vengeance Duc de Tours 1923
Stormswept William McCabe 1923
A Blind Bargain Beast Man (uncredited) 1922
Robin Hood Richard the Lion-Hearted 1922
My Wife's Relations Photographer 1922
The Man from Hell's River Gaspard, The Wolf 1922
The Sagebrush Trail José Fagaro 1922
A Tale of Two Worlds Ling Jo 1921
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Lt. Col. von Richthosen 1921
The Last Of The Mohicans Magua 1920
The Mollycoddle Henry von Holkar 1920
Behind the Door Lt. Brandt 1919
Victory August Schomberg 1919
The Unpardonable Sin Col. Klemm 1919
Johanna Enlists Col. Fanner 1918
A Clever Dummy Patrick Cohen - a Vaudeville Manager 1917
The Little American German Soldier (uncredited) 1917
Teddy at the Throttle Henry Black - Gloria's Rascally Guardian 1917
Patria Pancho Villa 1917
1932 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
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