Beery, Wallace

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Beery, Wallace Gender: M
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery
born on 1 April 1886 at 14:47 (= 2:47 PM )
Place Kansas City, Missouri, 39n06, 94w35
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 12°03' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 11°08 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 25°47'

Wallace Beery


American film actor, 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.

He died at his Beverly Hills, California, home of a heart attack on 15 April 1949.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • spouse relationship with Swanson, Gloria (born 27 March 1899). Notes: 1916-1919
  • role played of/by Barnum, P. T. (born 5 July 1810). Notes: 1930 film "A Lady's Morals"; 1934 film "The Mighty Barnum"


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file, p. 15.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film actor)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (Best Actor)