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

According to film historians, he performed in only one film exactly according to script and as directed. That one was MGM's David Copperfield (1935), in which he co-starred with Freddie Bartholomew, who was only ten years old. Fields admired the ...


Quotes

Horse sense is what a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.


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

Bill


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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