Wallace Beery

(134 Years)

Actor


Wallace Fitzgerald Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) 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 actor in the world. He was the brother of actor Noah Beery Sr. and uncle of actor Noah Beery Jr.    Read More>

Wallace Beery's Bio

Full Name

Wallace Fitzgerald Beery

Date of Birth

1 April 1885

Height

5.91Ft. ( 180 cms. )

Wallace Beery's Family Info

Daughter Name

Carol Ann Beery,Phyllis Ann Beery

Wife Name

Rita Gilman,Gloria Swanson

Brother Name

Noah Beery, Sr.,William C. Beery

Father Name

Noah Webster Beery

Mother Name

Frances Margaret Fitzgerald

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Wallace Beery's Awards

1934

Best Actor Viva Villa!

1932

Best Actor in a Leading Role The Champ

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