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Beery, Wallace

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Born: 1885 AD
Died: 1949 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors

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US movie actor

 

1885 - Born on the 1st of April in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

1915 - Beery starred with his wife Gloria Swanson in Sweedie Goes to College.

 

1930 - Appeared in the highly-successful prison film The Big House for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

 

Starred in the films include Min and Bill (1930) with Marie Dressler, Billy the Kid (1930) with Johnny Mack Brown, The Secret Six (1931) with Jean Harlow and Clark Gable, Hell Divers (1931) with Gable, Grand Hotel (1932) with Joan Crawford, Tugboat Annie (1933) with Dressler, Dinner at Eight (1933) opposite Jean Harlow, The Bowery with George Raft and Pert Kelton

 

1934 - Best known for his portrayal of Long John Silver in Treasure Island.

 

1935 - China Seas (1935) with Gable and Harlow, and Ah, Wilderness! (1935) in the role of a drunken uncle later played on Broadway by Jackie Gleason in a musical comedy version.

 

1949 - He died on 15th of April at Beverly Hills, California because of a heart attack.

 

 

 


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