Chill Wills

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% The Man from the Alamo (1953)
Lowest Rated:
50% The Alamo (1960)
Birthday:
Jul 18
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
He began performing in early childhood, going on to appear in tent shows, vaudeville, and stock throughout the Southwest. He formed Chill Wills and the Avalon Boys, a singing group in which he was the leader and bass vocalist, in the '30s. After appearing with the group in several Westerns,…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Tumbleweed
  • Actor
-- 2012
Mr. Billion (The Windfall)
  • Col. Clayton T. Winkle
-- 1977
82% Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
  • Lemuel
-- 1973
Poco
  • Actor
-- 1972
Steagle, The
  • Tall-Guy McCoy
-- 1971
Liberation of L.B. Jones
  • Mr. Ike
-- 1970
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again
  • Actor
-- 1970
Over the Hill Gang Rides Again
  • Actor
-- 1970
The Over-the-Hill Gang
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1969
Fireball 500
  • Big Jaw
-- 1966
The Rounders
  • Jim Ed Love
-- 1965
McLintock!
  • Drago
-- 1963
The Wheeler Dealers (Separate Beds)
  • Jay Ray
-- 1963
60% The Cardinal
  • Monsignor Whittle
-- 1963
80% The Deadly Companions (Trigger Happy)
  • Turk
-- 1961
50% The Alamo
  • Beekeeper
-- 1960
80% Where the Boys Are
  • Police Captain
-- 1960
From Hell to Texas
  • Amos Bradley
-- 1958
Gun Glory
  • Preacher
-- 1957
Gun for a Coward
  • Loving
-- 1957
95% Giant
  • Uncle Bawley
-- 1956
Kentucky Rifle
  • Actor
-- 1956
Francis in the Navy
  • Francis the Talking Mule
-- 1955
Timberjack
  • Steve Rilka
-- 1955
Francis Joins the WACs
  • Francis the Talking Mule
-- 1954
100% The Man from the Alamo
  • John Gage
-- 1953
Francis Covers the Big Town
  • Francis the Talking Mule
-- 1953
Small Town Girl
  • Jailer
-- 1953
City That Never Sleeps
  • Sgt. Joe the Voice of Chicago
-- 1953
Francis Goes to West Point
  • Francis the Talking Mule
-- 1952
Ride the Man Down
  • Ike Adams
-- 1952
Cattle Drive
  • Dallas
-- 1951
Francis Goes to the Races
  • Francis the Talking Mule
-- 1951
High Lonesome
  • Director
  • Boatwhistle
-- 1950
Francis the Talking Mule
  • Francis the Talking Mule
-- 1950
75% Rio Grande
  • Dr. Wilkins
-- 1950
The Sundowners
  • Sam Beard
-- 1950
Tulsa
  • Pinky Jimpson
-- 1949
That Wonderful Urge
  • Justice of the Peace Homer Beggs
-- 1948
The Sainted Sisters
  • Will Twitchell
-- 1948
Loaded Pistols
  • Sheriff Cramer
-- 1948
Heartaches
  • Hoagey Mann
-- 1947
100% The Harvey Girls
  • H.H. Hartsey
-- 1946
100% The Yearling
  • Buck Forrester
-- 1946
I'll Be Seeing You
  • Swanson
-- 1945
100% Leave Her to Heaven
  • Leick Thome
-- 1945
Sunday Dinner For A Soldier
  • Mr. York
-- 1944
100% Meet Me In St. Louis
  • Mr. Neely
-- 1944
Stranger in Town
  • Charles Craig
-- 1943
Best Foot Forward
  • Chester Shoat
-- 1943
Apache Trail
  • Pike Skelton
-- 1942
Omaha Trail
  • Henry
-- 1942
100% Tarzan's New York Adventure
  • Montford Animal Trainer
-- 1942
Stand by for Action (Cargo of Innocents)
  • CBM Jenks
-- 1942
Her Cardboard Lover
  • Judge
-- 1942
Billy the Kid
  • Tom Patterson
-- 1941
Honky Tonk
  • The Sniper
-- 1941
80% Western Union
  • Homer
-- 1941
Belle Starr
  • Blue Duck
-- 1941
Tugboat Annie Sails Again
  • Shiftless
-- 1940
Boom Town
  • Harmony Jones
-- 1940
100% The Westerner
  • Southeast
-- 1940
Allegheny Uprising
  • McCammon
-- 1939
100% Way Out West
  • Singer
-- 1937
Bar 20 Rides Again
  • Himself
-- 1936
Call of the Prairie
  • Himself
-- 1936
Frontier Circus
  • Actor
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Quotes from Chill Wills's Characters

    1. Curly Butler: [Curly indicates a hat hanging from the weather vane] Makes seven times this month he's come home swoggled.
    2. Drago: Six.
    3. Curly Butler: Seven!
    4. Drago: Six! Once was his birthday - that don't count.
    From McLintock!. Submitted by Francis L (23 months ago)
    1. Drago: Take it easy, boss, he's just a little excited, that's all.
    2. George Washington McLintock: I know, I know. I'm gonna use good judgement. I haven't lost my temper in forty years, but pilgrim you caused a lot of trouble this morning, might have got somebody killed... and somebody oughta belt you in the mouth. But I won't, I won't. The *hell* I won't!
    From McLintock!. Submitted by David E (2 years ago)
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