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Wallace Beery

Wallace Beery
Personal information
Birth nameWallace Fitzgerald Beery
Birth dateApril 1, 1885
Place of birthKansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Date of deathApril 15, 1949(age 64)
Death placeBeverly Hills, California, U.S.
Years active1913 - 1949
SpouseGloria Swanson (1916 - 1919) (divorced)
Rita Gilman (1924 - 1939) (divorced) 1 child

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Wallace Fitzgerald Beery (April 1, 1885 - April 15, 1949) was an American 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 over a 36-year span.

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