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Wallace Beery
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Wallace Beery circa 1930
Born
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery

(1885-04-01)April 1, 1885
Died April 15, 1949(1949-04-15) (aged 64)
Cause of death Heart attack
Burial place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Occupation Actor
Years active 1913–1949
Spouse(s)
Gloria Swanson
(m. 1916; div. 1918)

Rita Gilman
(m. 1924; div. 1939)
Children 1 (adopted)

Wallace Fitzgerald Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor. He is best known for his roles of Bill in Min and Bill (1930), as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and as Andy Purcell in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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