W.C. Fields (1880–1946)

Actor | Writer | Director



Photos

  • W.C. Fields and Alison Skipworth in If I Had a Million (1932)
  • W.C. Fields and Alison Skipworth in If I Had a Million (1932)
  • W.C. Fields and Alison Skipworth in If I Had a Million (1932)
  • W.C. Fields, Richard Bennett, and Alison Skipworth in If I Had a Million (1932)
  • W.C. Fields and Alison Skipworth in If I Had a Million (1932)
  • W.C. Fields in Alice in Wonderland (1933)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Awards

2 wins.

Did You Know

Trivia

Legend has it that on the set of You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939), a stagehand was cleaning out Fields' dressing room and accidentally bumped into a table on which Fields had placed a bottle of whiskey. He caught the bottle before it hit the ...


Quotes

Children should neither be seen nor heard from...ever again.


Trademark

Usually portrayed rather pessimistic, aggressive and suspicious-natured men with great fondness of alcohol. Yet, this same character was at the same time dogged by his wife and he rarely managed to speak up against her. He is remembered for his ...


Nickname

Uncle Claudie


Star Sign

Aquarius

Personal Details

Born

William Claude Dukenfield

Darby, Pennsylvania, USA

Died

(age 66)
Pasadena, California, USA


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

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