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.
Wallace Beery circa 1930
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery
April 1, 1885
Clay County, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||April 15, 1949 (aged 64)|
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Burial place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale|
(m. 1916; div. 1918)
(m. 1924; div. 1939)
- Obituary Variety, April 20, 1949.