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Beery, Wallace

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Personal name headingBeery, Wallace
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Birth date1885-04-01
Death date1949-04-15
Place of birthKansas City (Mo.)
Place of deathBeverly Hills (Calif.)
Profession or occupationActors
Found inThe Plutocrat [SR] (a.e.) (Wallace Beery, name spoken)
Buxton, F. The big broadcast, c1972 : (Wallace Beery)
Buxton, Frank. The big broadcast, 1997: page 202 (Wallace Beery, M.C. for variety show "Sell chateau")
IMDb, July 19, 2016 (Wallace Beery, born April 1, 1885 in Kansas City, Missouri; birth name Wallace Fitzgerald Beery; died April 15, 1949 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California; actor)
Wikipedia, July 19, 2016 (Wallace Beery; Wallace Fitzgerald Beery (April 1, 1885-April 15, 1949) was an American film actor; he is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island, as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa!, and his titular role in The Champ, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor; Beery appeared in some 250 movies during a 36-year career; his contract with MGM stipulated in 1932 that he be paid $1 more than any other contract player at the studio, making him the highest paid actor in the world; he was the brother of actor Noah Beery, Sr. and uncle of actor Noah Beery, Jr.)