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William Wagner

  • Highest Rated: 100% Joan of Arc (1948)
  • Lowest Rated: 88% The Glass Key (1942)
  • Birthday: Not Available
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  • Gaunt character actor William Wagner appeared in nearly 50 feature films -- some of them major productions -- between 1932 and 1948, usually in small roles and bit parts as butlers, anonymous clerks, persnickety store managers, and other such roles. He was only credited in one of them, for his work as the Reverend Turner in the 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm starring Shirley Temple, and is scarcely remembered in any of them. Millions of people, however, will remember Wagner for his work in three Our Gang/Little Rascals short subjects, as the greedy store owner who tries to steal Pete the dog from the kids in For Pete's Sake (1934); the angry property owner who makes the mistake of sneezing around Stymie's mule Algebra in Honkey Donkey (1934); and the equally unpleasant businessman who tries to drive kindly lemonade seller Gus Leonard out-of-business in The Lucky Corner (1936).

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No Score Yet The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (The Modern Miracle) Bit 2000
100% Joan of Arc Priest in Cauchon's Box/Peasant 1948
88% The Glass Key Butler 1942
No Score Yet Professor Beware Court clerk 1938
No Score Yet Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Rev. Turner 1938
No Score Yet Second Honeymoon Dr. Sneed 1937
100% Easy Living Valet 1937
No Score Yet Maid of Salem Bit part 1937
No Score Yet More than a Secretary Man 1936
No Score Yet Lloyds of London Boswell 1936
No Score Yet Whipsaw Waiter 1935
No Score Yet Frisco Kid Evangelist 1935
No Score Yet No More Ladies Butler 1935
No Score Yet Jane Eyre Halliburton 1934
No Score Yet Rustlers' Roundup Actor 1933
No Score Yet Roman Scandals Slave Buyer 1933


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