Will Wright

Will Wright

Acting
  • Birth Date:
    26 March 1894
  • Death Date:
    19 June 1962(aged 68)
  • Birth Place:
    San Francisco, California, USA

Will Wright Movies

Cape Fear1962Dr. Pearsall1962
Twenty Plus Two1961Newspaper morgue attendant1961
The Deadly Companions1961Doctor Acton1961
Inherit the Wind1960Bible Salesman (uncredited)1960
Alias Jesse James1959Titus Queasley1959
Quantrill's Raiders1958Judge Wood1958
Rock-a-Bye Baby1958Fire Chief (uncredited)1958
Gunman's Walk1958Judge1958
The Missouri Traveler1958Sheriff Marvin Peavy1958
The Iron Sheriff1957Judge1957
Johnny Tremain1957Ephraim Lapham1957
The Wayward Bus1957Van Brunt1957
Jeanne Eagels1957Marshal (uncredited)1957
These Wilder Years1956Old Cab Driver1956
Atomic Energy as a Force for Good1955Tim Summers1955
Johnny Guitar1954Ned - Bank Teller (uncredited)1954
The Raid1954Josiah Anderson1954
River of No Return1954Trading Post Proprietor1954
Niagara1953Boatman1953
The Wild One1953Art Kleiner1953
The Last Posse1953Todd Mitchell1953
The Happy Time1952Family Doctor1952
The Las Vegas Story1952Mike Fogarty1952
Paula1952Raymond Bascom1952
O. Henry's Full House1952The Clarion Call: Hotel Desk Clerk1952
Lure of the Wilderness1952Sheriff Brink1952
Vengeance Valley1951Mr. Willoughby1951
Walk Softly, Stranger1950Jake1950
No Way Out1950Dr. Cheney - Coroner (uncredited)1950
A Ticket to Tomahawk1950Marshal Kit Dodge1950
House by the River1950Inspector Sarten1950
Sunset in the West1950Sheriff Tad Osborne1950
All the King's Men1949Dolph Pillsbury1949
Adam's Rib1949Judge Marcasson1949
Little Women1949Mr. Grace - Proprietor (uncredited)1949
Big Jack1949Will Farnsworth1949
The Green Promise1949Mr. Grenstedt1949
Lust for Gold1949Parsons1949
Brimstone1949Martin Tredwell1949
They Live by Night1949Mobley1949
Act of Violence1949Pop1949
Mrs. Mike1949Dr. McIntosh1949
The Inside Story1948J. J. Johnson1948
The Walls of Jericho1948Dr. Nathan J. Patterson1948
Relentless1948Sam - the Horse Dealer1948
Whispering Smith1948Sheriff McSwiggin1948
California's Golden Beginning1948-1948
An Act of Murder1948Judge Jim Wilder1948
Black Eagle1948Sheriff Clancy1948
Cynthia1947Gus Wood, Thatcher's Real Estate Rep1947
Blaze of Noon1947Mr. Thomas1947
Mother Wore Tights1947Withers (uncredited)1947
Wild Harvest1947Mike Alperson1947
Danger Street1947Police Chief Bullward1947
Keeper of the Bees1947Dr. Grayson1947
Along the Oregon Trail1947Jim Bridger1947
The Inner Circle1946Henry Boggs1946
The Hoodlum Saint1946Allan 'Knucklehead' Smith - Times Editor (uncredited)1946
The Blue Dahlia1946'Dad' Newell1946
Road to Utopia1946Mr. Latimer (uncredited)1946
Rendezvous with Annie1946Elmer Snodgrass1946
The Madonna's Secret1946The Riverman1946
Blue Skies1946Dan - Stage Manager (uncredited)1946
One Exciting Week1946Otis Piper1946
Scarlet Street1945Globe Loan Office Manager (uncredited)1945
High Powered1945Jeff Hines1945
Bewitched1945Mr. Herkheimer1945
Grissly's Millions1945John Frey1945
Rhapsody in Blue1945Rachmaninoff1945
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry1945Mr. Nelson (uncredited)1945
Practically Yours1944Sen. Cowling (uncredited)1944
The Meanest Man in the World1943Pawn Shop Owner (uncredited)1943
War of the Wildcats1943Doctor1943
So Proudly We Hail1943Col. Clark1943
Bambi1942Friend Owl (voice)1942
USS VD: Ship of Shame1942Commandant (uncredited)1942
Shut My Big Mouth1942Long1942
Wildcat1942John 'Paw' Smithers1942
The Major and the Minor1942Train station agent1942
Cracked Nuts1941Sylvanus Boogle1941
Blossoms in the Dust1941Senator1941
Honky Tonk1941Townsman at Meeting House1941
The Tell-Tale Heart1941Second Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)1941
Maisie Was a Lady1941Judge Thatcher (uncredited)1941
Nothing But the Truth1941Mr. Bart Prichard (uncredited)1941
The Richest Man in Town1941Frederick Johnson1941
Blondie Plays Cupid1940Mr. Tucker1940
You, the People1940Mr. Roberts1940
Pure Feud1934Lem (uncredited)1934

Who is Will Wright?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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.