~Wallace Beery~

Born: April 1, 1885 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: April 15, 1949 in Beverly Hills, California, USA
~Various
Portraits of
Wallace Beery~
~Photographic
attempts by MGM to
make Beery seem
sweet & lovable~
~George Hurrell
Portraits of Wallace
Beery~
~Wallace Beery &
his daughter
Carol Ann~
~Stars of the Photoplay, 1930~
~Wallace Beery is also a native of Kansas City, Mo. After a stage career lasting 10 years,
Wallace entered pictures at old Essanay as a Swedish comedian. His roles have been divided
between comedy and heavy parts, and he has made a reputation in both. Wally, in 6 feet tall,
weighs over 200 pounds, and has brown hair and dark eyes. He was Gloria Swanson's first
husband. After their divorce, he married Areta Gillman in 1924. Beery is an enthusiastic
airman, and holds a transport pilot's license.~
~Silent Filmography~
~Actor~

Stairs of Sand (1929) .... Lacey
Chinatown Nights (1929) .... Chuck Riley
Beggars of Life (1928) .... Oklahoma Red
The Big Killing (1928) .... Powderhorn Pete
Partners in Crime (1928) .... Mike Doolan
Wife Savers (1928) .... Louis Hosenozzle
Now We're in the Air (1927) .... Wally
Fireman, Save My Child (1927) .... Elmer
Casey at the Bat (1927) .... Casey
Two Flaming Youths (1927)...  Himself - Beery & Hatton
Old Ironsides (1926) .... Bos'n ... aka Sons of the Sea (UK)
We're in the Navy Now (1926) .... 'Knockout' Hansen
Volcano (1926) .... Quembo
Behind the Front (1926) .... Riff Swanson
The Pony Express (1925) .... Rhode Island Red
Rugged Water (1925) .... Capt. Bartlett
In the Name of Love (1925) .... Glavis
The Wanderer (1925) .... Pharis
The Night Club (1925) .... Diablo
... aka After Five (USA)
Adventure (1925) .... Morgan
Coming Through (1925) .... Joe Lawler
The Great Divide (1925) .... Dutch
The Devil's Cargo (1925) .... Ben
The Lost World (1925) (as Mr. Wallace Beery) .... Prof. Challenger
Let Women Alone (1925) .... Cap Bullwinkle
... aka On the Dotted Line
... aka On the Shelf
... aka The Dotted Line
So Big (1924) .... Klaus Poole
Madonna of the Streets (1924) .... Bill Smythe
Dynamite Smith (1924) .... 'Slugger' Rourke
The Red Lily (1924) .... Bo-Bo
Another Man's Wife (1924) .... Captain Wolf
The Signal Tower (1924) .... Joe Standish
The Sea Hawk (1924) .... Captain Jasper Leigh
Unseen Hands (1924) .... Jean Scholast
White Tiger (1923) .... Count Donelli/Hawkes
The Drums of Jeopardy (1923) .... Gregor Karlov
Richard the Lion-Hearted (1923) .... King Richard the Lion-Hearted
The Eternal Struggle (1923) .... Barode Dukane
... aka Masters of Women (USA)
The Spanish Dancer (1923) .... King Philip IV
Three Ages (1923) .... The Villain
Drifting (1923) .... Jules Repin
Ashes of Vengeance (1923) .... Duc de Tours
Bavu (1923) .... Felix Bavu
Stormswept (1923) .... William McCabe
The Flame of Life (1923) .... Don Lowrie
Patsy (1923)
Only a Shop Girl (1922) .... Jim Brennan
A Blind Bargain (1922) (uncredited) .... Beast man ... aka The Octave of Claudius (USA)
Robin Hood (1922) .... King Richard the Lion-Hearted ... aka Douglas Fairbanks in Robin
Hood (USA: complete title)
Trouble (1922) .... Ed Lee, the Plumber
... aka Trouble, Keep Smiling (USA)
Alias Julius Caesar (1922) (unconfirmed)
Hurricane's Gal (1922) .... Chris Borg
I Am the Law (1922) .... Fu Chang
The Man from Hell's River (1922) .... Gaspard, The Wolf
... aka Hell's River
The Sagebrush Trail (1922) .... José Fagaro
... aka Ridin' Wild
Wild Honey (1922) .... Buck Roper
The Rosary (1922) .... Kenwood Wright
The Last Trail (1921) .... William Kirk
The White Mouse (1921)
The Ne'er to Return Road (1921)
The Policeman and the Baby (1921)
The Golden Snare (1921) .... Bram Johnson
The Northern Trail (1921)
A Tale of Two Worlds (1921) .... Ling Jo
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) .... Lieut. Col. von Richthosen
Patsy (1921) .... Gustave Ludermann
Sleeping Acres (1921)
The Rookie's Return (1920) .... François Dupont
The Last of the Mohicans (1920) .... Magua
813 (1920) .... Maj. Parbury/Ribeira
The Round-Up (1920) .... Buck McKee
The Mollycoddle (1920) .... Henry von Holkar
The Virgin of Stamboul (1920) .... Ahmed Hamid (segment "Achmet Bey")
Behind the Door (1919) .... Lt. Brandt
Victory (1919) .... August Schomberg
Soldiers of Fortune (1919) .... Mendoza
The Life Line (1919) .... Bos
The Love Burglar (1919) .... Coast-to-Coast Taylor
The Unpardonable Sin (1919) .... Col. Klemm
A Beach Nut (1919)
Only a Janitor (1919)
Johanna Enlists (1918) .... Col. Fanner
That Night (1917) .... The Cafe Proprietor
Are Waitresses Safe? (1917) .... At Mansion Party
A Bedroom Blunder (1917) (uncredited) .... In Hotel Lobby
... aka Room 23 (USA)
The Little American (1917) (uncredited) .... German Soldier
A Clever Dummy (1917) .... A vaudeville manager
Cactus Nell (1917)
Teddy at the Throttle (1917) .... Henry Black, Her Rascally Guardian
Maggie's First False Step (1917)
Patria (1917) .... Pancho Villa
Bombs and Banknotes (1917)
A Capable Lady Cook (1916)
Sweedie, the Janitor (1916) .... Sweedie
Just a Few Little Things (1916)
The Janitor (1916)
A Dash of Courage (1916) .... Police chief
The Janitor's Vacation (1916)
The Fable of the Roistering Blades (1915)
Education (1915)
The Broken Pledge (1915) .... Percy
Sweedie's Finish (1915) .... Sweedie
The Slim Princess (1915) .... Popova
Sweedie's Hero (1915) .... Sweedie
Sweedie in Vaudeville (1915) .... Sweedie
Done in Wax (1915) .... The Hobo
The Bouquet (1915) .... Sweedie
Sweedie Learns to Ride (1915) .... Sweedie
Love and Trouble (1915) .... Sweedie
Father's New Maid (1915) .... Jack/Sweedie
Sweedie's Hopeless Love (1915) .... Sweedie
Ain't It the Truth? (1915) .... Harold Wallington
A Pound for a Pound (1915) .... Buck Gibson
The Victor (1915) .... Mr. Justwed
Sweedie Goes to College (1915) .... Sweedie
The New Teacher (1915) .... Sweedie
Two Hearts That Beat as Ten (1915) .... Fred
Sweedie and Her Dog (1915) .... Sweedie
Sweedie's Suicide (1915) .... Sweedie
Sweedie and the Sultan's Present (1915) .... Sweedie
Two Dinky Little Dramas of a Non-Serious Kind (1914)
Sweedie Collects for Charity (1914) .... Sweedie
Their Cheap Vacation (1914)
Madame Double X (1914)
The Fable of the Bush League Lover Who Failed to Qualify (1914) .... Homer Splivins
Sweedie and the Hypnotist (1914) .... Sweedie
A Maid of War (1914) .... Sweedie
Sweedie at the Fair (1914) .... Sweedie
Countess Sweedie (1914) .... Sweedie
The Prevailing Craze (1914)
Three Boiled Down Fables (1914) .... Speeding Driver, Episode #3
Sweedie the Trouble Maker (1914) .... Sweedie
The Laundress (1914) .... Sweedie
... aka Sweedie, the Laundress (USA)
Rivalry and War (1914)
She Landed a Big One (1914) .... Sweedie
... aka She Landed a Lord (USA)
Sweedie Learns to Swim (1914) .... Sweedie
The Fickleness of Sweedie (1914) .... Sweedie
Golf Champion 'Chick' Evans Links with Sweedie (1914) .... Sweedie
Sweedie's Clean-Up (1914) .... Sweedie
Sweedie's Skate (1914) .... Sweedie
The Plum Tree (1914)
Love and Soda (1914)
Sweedie Springs a Surprise (1914) .... Sweedie
Sweedie and the Double Exposure (1914) .... Sweedie
Topsy-Turvy Sweedie (1914) .... Sweedie
The Fable of the Busy Business Boy and the Droppers-In (1914)
In and Out (1914/I)
The Fable of the Coming Champion Who Was Delayed (1914)
Sweedie and the Lord (1914) .... Sweedie
The Fable of Higher Education That Was Too High for the Old Man (1914)
The Fable of Napoleon and the Bumps (1914) .... Prof. Bunkun
Sweedie the Swatter (1914) .... Sweedie (a Swedish maid)
The Epidemic (1914)
The Fable of the Brash Drummer and the Nectarine (1914) .... The Brash Drummer
This Is the Life (1914/I)
Actor Finney's Finish (1914)
Three Little Powders (1914)
Making Him Over -- For Minnie (1914)
Curing a Husband (1914) .... The Husband, Robert
The Winner (1914)
The Bargain Hunters (1914)
A Queer Quarantine (1914)
Oh, Doctor (1914)
Grass County Goes Dry (1914)
The Girl, the Cop, the Burglar (1914)
Mrs. Manly's Baby (1914)
One-to-Three (1914)
Looking for Trouble (1914)
A Foot of Romance (1914) .... Jim Foley
Cheering a Husband (1914)
The Ups and Downs (1914)
At the Old Maid's Call (1913)
Hello, Trouble (1913)
Smithy's Grandma Party (1913) .... Prof. Smithy
The Usual Way (1913)
Their Wives' Indiscretion (1913)
Day by Day (1913)
Dad's Insanity (1913)
A Successful Failure (1913)
Love Incognito (1913)
The Right of Way (1913/I)
Sweet Revenge (1913)
Mr. Dippy Dipped (1913)
His Athletic Wife (1913)

~Director~

A Beach Nut (1919)
Only a Janitor (1919)
She Wasn't Hungry, But... (1919)
Perils of the Parlor (1918)
The Bathhouse Scandal (1918)
Pete's Pants (1917) (unconfirmed)
Two Laughs (1917) (unconfirmed)
Bombs and Banknotes (1917)
Taking the Count (1916) (unconfirmed)
A Capable Lady Cook (1916)
Sweedie, the Janitor (1916)
Fame at Last (1916)
Breaking Into Society (1916)
Borrowed Plumes (1916/II)
A Hero by Proxy (1916)
He Almost Lands an Angel (1916)
Hired and Fired (1916/III)
From the Rogue's Gallery (1916)
He Becomes a Cop (1916)
A Thousand Dollars a Week (1916)
The Sody Clerk (1916)
Just a Few Little Things (1916)
The Janitor (1916)
The Janitor's Vacation (1916)
Snakeville's Champion (1915)
The Merry Models (1915)
Rivalry and War (1914)
She Landed a Big One (1914)
... aka She Landed a Lord (USA)
Kitty's Knight (1913)
Counter
~Stars of the Photoplay, 1924~
played in "Robin Hood" and also in  a picture of the same name. He is the brother of Noah  
and was born and educated in Kansas City, Missouri. As a boy he left home and joined a
circus, eventually becoming an elephant trainer. Later, he went on stage and had a widely
varied experience as stock actor, singer and star in musical comedies. He was the first brown
eyes.~