Wallace Beery

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Wallace Fitzgerald Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American film actor.wikipedia
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Noah Beery Jr.

Noah Beery
He was the brother of actor Noah Beery Sr. and uncle of actor Noah Beery Jr.
Noah Lindsey Beery (August 10, 1913 – November 1, 1994), known professionally as Noah Beery Jr. or just Noah Beery, was an American actor specializing in warm, friendly character roles similar to the ones played by his paternal uncle, Wallace Beery, although Noah Beery Jr., unlike his more famous uncle, seldom broke away from playing supporting roles.

Treasure Island (1934 film)

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He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill (1930) opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and his titular role in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Treasure Island is a 1934 film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, and Nigel Bruce.

The Champ (1931 film)

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He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill (1930) opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and his titular role in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
The Champ is a 1931 American pre-Code film starring Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper and directed by King Vidor from a screenplay by Frances Marion, Leonard Praskins and Wanda Tuchock.

Viva Villa!

He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill (1930) opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and his titular role in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Viva Villa! is a 1934 American Pre-Code film directed by Jack Conway and starring Wallace Beery as Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa.

Min and Bill

He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill (1930) opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and his titular role in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Min and Bill is a 1930 American Pre-Code comedy-drama film starring Marie Dressler and Wallace Beery and based on Lorna Moon's novel Dark Star, adapted by Frances Marion and Marion Jackson.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

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His contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer stipulated in 1932 that he would be paid $1 more than any other contract player at the studio, making him the highest-paid actor in the world.
Established names like Lon Chaney, William Powell, Buster Keaton, and Wallace Beery were hired from other studios.

Sweedie Learns to Swim

Sweedie Learns to Swim (1914) co-starred Ben Turpin.
Sweedie Learns to Swim is a 1914 silent short 1-reel comedy film starring Wallace Beery and Ben Turpin and produced and distributed by the Essanay Company.

Madame Double X

Other Beery films (mostly shorts) from this period included In and Out (1914), The Ups and Downs (1914), Cheering a Husband (1914), Madame Double X (1914), Ain't It the Truth (1915), Two Hearts That Beat as Ten (1915), and The Fable of the Roistering Blades (1915).
Madame Double X is a 1914 short film starring Wallace Beery, Robert Bolder and Ben Turpin.

Smithville, Missouri

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Beery was born the youngest of three boys in 1885 in Clay County, Missouri, near Smithville.
Silver Screen stars Wallace Beery and Noah Beery, Sr. were born and raised near Smithville.

Essanay Studios

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In 1913, he moved to Chicago to work for Essanay Studios.
Essanay produced silent films with such stars (and stars of the future) as George Periolat, Ben Turpin, Wallace Beery, Thomas Meighan, Colleen Moore, Francis X. Bushman, Gloria Swanson, Ann Little, Helen Dunbar, Lester Cuneo, Florence Oberle, Lewis Stone, Virginia Valli, Edward Arnold, Edmund Cobb and Rod La Rocque.

In and Out (1914 film)

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Other Beery films (mostly shorts) from this period included In and Out (1914), The Ups and Downs (1914), Cheering a Husband (1914), Madame Double X (1914), Ain't It the Truth (1915), Two Hearts That Beat as Ten (1915), and The Fable of the Roistering Blades (1915).
In and Out is a 1914 short film featuring Wallace Beery and Leo White.

The Ups and Downs (1914 film)

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Other Beery films (mostly shorts) from this period included In and Out (1914), The Ups and Downs (1914), Cheering a Husband (1914), Madame Double X (1914), Ain't It the Truth (1915), Two Hearts That Beat as Ten (1915), and The Fable of the Roistering Blades (1915).
The Ups and Downs is a 1914 American short film starring Wallace Beery and Charles J. Stine.

Robin Hood (1922 film)

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Beery had a large then-rare heroic part as King Richard I (Richard the Lion-Hearted) in Robin Hood (1922), starring Douglas Fairbanks in the titular role.
Robin Hood is a 1922 adventure film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery.

The Round-Up (1920 film)

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Beery was the villain in five major releases in 1920: 813; The Virgin of Stamboul for director Tod Browning; The Mollycoddle with Douglas Fairbanks, in which Fairbanks and Beery fistfought as they tumbled down a steep mountain; and in the non-comedic Western The Round-Up starring Roscoe Arbuckle as an obese cowboy in a well-received serious film with the tagline "Nobody loves a fat man."
The Round-Up is a 1920 American Western film starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and featuring Wallace Beery.

Cheering a Husband

Other Beery films (mostly shorts) from this period included In and Out (1914), The Ups and Downs (1914), Cheering a Husband (1914), Madame Double X (1914), Ain't It the Truth (1915), Two Hearts That Beat as Ten (1915), and The Fable of the Roistering Blades (1915).
Cheering a Husband is a 1914 short film starring Wallace Beery, produced by the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company, and distributed by the General Film Company.

Ain't It the Truth (film)

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Other Beery films (mostly shorts) from this period included In and Out (1914), The Ups and Downs (1914), Cheering a Husband (1914), Madame Double X (1914), Ain't It the Truth (1915), Two Hearts That Beat as Ten (1915), and The Fable of the Roistering Blades (1915).
Ain't It the Truth is a 1915 short film starring Wallace Beery, Ruth Hennessy and Robert Bolder.

The Slim Princess (1915 film)

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The Slim Princess (1915), with Francis X. Bushman, was a feature.
The Slim Princess is a lost 1915 comedic film directed by E. H. Calvert and starring Francis X. Bushman, Ruth Stonehouse and Wallace Beery.

The Mollycoddle

Beery was the villain in five major releases in 1920: 813; The Virgin of Stamboul for director Tod Browning; The Mollycoddle with Douglas Fairbanks, in which Fairbanks and Beery fistfought as they tumbled down a steep mountain; and in the non-comedic Western The Round-Up starring Roscoe Arbuckle as an obese cowboy in a well-received serious film with the tagline "Nobody loves a fat man."
The Mollycoddle is a 1920 American film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery, and directed by Victor Fleming.

His Athletic Wife

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His first movie was likely a comedy short, His Athletic Wife (1913).
His Athletic Wife is a 1913 short film starring Wallace Beery, Gertrude Forbes and Robert Bolder.

Sweedie

Beery was then cast as Sweedie, a Swedish maid character he played in drag in a series of short comedy films from 1914-16.
Sweedie, a.k.a. My Sweedie, The Swedish Maid is a fictional character portrayed by actor Wallace Beery in a series of comedy films from 1914–16.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (film)

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Beery had a supporting part in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1920) with Rudolph Valentino.
The film stars Pomeroy Cannon, Josef Swickard, Bridgetta Clark, Rudolph Valentino, Wallace Beery, and Alice Terry.

Two Hearts That Beat as Ten

Other Beery films (mostly shorts) from this period included In and Out (1914), The Ups and Downs (1914), Cheering a Husband (1914), Madame Double X (1914), Ain't It the Truth (1915), Two Hearts That Beat as Ten (1915), and The Fable of the Roistering Blades (1915).
Two Hearts That Beat as Ten is a 1915 short film starring Ben Turpin and Wallace Beery, produced by the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company, and distributed by the General Film Company.

The Last of the Mohicans (1920 American film)

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Beery continued his villainy cycle that year with The Last of the Mohicans, playing Magua.
The adventure film stars Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Lillian Hall and Alan Roscoe.

A Dash of Courage

Beery did The Broken Pledge (1915) and A Dash of Courage (1916), both with Swanson.
A Dash of Courage is a 1916 American silent comedy film directed by Charley Chase, starring Gloria Swanson, and featuring Wallace Beery, to whom she was briefly married.

Ashes of Vengeance

Beery played his third royal, the Duc de Tours, in Ashes of Vengeance (1923) with Norma Talmadge, then did Drifting (1923) with Priscilla Dean for director Browning.
Ashes of Vengeance is a 1923 American drama film directed by Frank Lloyd, starring Norma Talmadge and Wallace Beery.