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

As his drinking worsened, W.C Fields was able to go on the wagon for nearly a year after nearly dying from alcoholism.


Quotes

If there's a will, prosperity can't be far behind.


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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