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W. C. Fields

W. C. FieldsAKA William Claude Dukenfield

Born: 29-Jan-1880
Birthplace: Darby, PA
Died: 25-Dec-1946
Location of death: Pasadena, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Comic, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Bank Dick

Father: James Dukenfield
Mother: Kate Felton
Wife: Harriet Hughes (m. 8-Aug-1900)
Son: William Claude Dukenfield, Jr.
Mistress: Carlotta Monti (actress, b. 1907, affair early 1930s until his death, d. 1993)
Brother: Walter
Sister: Adele

    Juggling Hall of Fame
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7004 Hollywood Blvd.
    English Ancestry
    Irish Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Alcoholism

    Sensations of 1945 (30-Jun-1944) · Himself
    Song of the Open Road (2-Jun-1944) · Himself
    Follow the Boys (25-Apr-1944) · Himself
    Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (10-Oct-1941)
    The Bank Dick (29-Nov-1940) · Egbert Sousť
    My Little Chickadee (9-Feb-1940)
    You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (17-Feb-1939)
    The Big Broadcast of 1938 (11-Feb-1938)
    Poppy (17-Jun-1936) · Prof. Eustace McGargle
    Man on the Flying Trapeze (3-Aug-1935)
    Mississippi (22-Mar-1935) · Commodore Jackson
    David Copperfield (8-Jan-1935) · Micawber
    It's a Gift (17-Nov-1934)
    Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (19-Oct-1934) · Mr. Stubbins
    The Old Fashioned Way (13-Jul-1934)
    You're Telling Me! (5-Apr-1934) · Sam Bisbee
    Six of a Kind (24-Jan-1934) · Sheriff John Hoxley
    Alice in Wonderland (22-Dec-1933) · Humpty-Dumpty
    Tillie and Gus (13-Oct-1933)
    The Barber Shop (28-Jul-1933)
    International House (27-May-1933)
    The Dentist (9-Dec-1932)
    If I Had a Million (2-Dec-1932)
    Million Dollar Legs (8-Jul-1932) · President
    Her Majesty, Love (25-Nov-1931)
    Running Wild (11-Jun-1927)
    It's the Old Army Game (24-May-1926)
    Sally of the Sawdust (2-Aug-1925) · Prof. Eustance McGargle
    Janice Meredith (8-Dec-1924)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #1803 (15 cents, issued 29-Jan-1980)

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