Will Wright

American Actor Will Wright

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William Henry "Will" Wright (March 26, 1894, San Francisco, California - June 19, 1962, Los Angeles, California) was an American character actor. He was frequently cast in westerns and in curmudgeonly roles. Over the course of his career, Wright appeared in more than 200 film and television roles. He started his acting career in vaudeville and later moved to the stage, then on to movies, radio, and television.

Among the films in which Wright appeared are Shadow of the Thin Man (1941), The Major and the Minor (1943), So Proudly We Hail! (1943), Road to Utopia (1946), Mother Wore Tights (1947), Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948), Little Women (1949), Walk Softly, Stranger (1950), Sunset in the West (1950), People Will Talk (1951), The Happy Time (1952), River of No Return (1954), The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), Jeanne Eagels (1957), and Gunman's Walk (1958). One of his most famous and memorable film roles was corrupt city official Dolph Pillsbury in the Academy Award-winning All the King's Men (1949).

Wright provided the voice of Friend Owl in Walt Disney's animated film Bambi (1942). He guest starred on several television series.

Will Wright died of cancer in 1962.

Birth Date
Age 68
Born
San Francisco, California, USA
Occuption
  • Actor
Film Industry

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Filmography

Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
1953 The Wild One United States Art Kleiner Actor 0.00
1949 Adam's Rib United States Judge Marcasson Actor 0.00
1949 All the King's Men United States Dolph Pillsbury Actor 0.00
1942 Bambi United States Friend Owl (voice) Actor 0.00