Will Wright


Will Wright

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Battle for Haditha (2007)
Cape Fear (1962)
Dr. Pearsall
The Deadly Companions (1961)
Doctor
Twenty Plus Two (1961)
Morgue attendant
Inherit the Wind (1960)
Bible salesman
The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock (1959)
Pentagon general
Alias Jesse James (1959)
Titus Queasley
Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)
Fire chief
Gunman's Walk (1958)
Judge
Quantrill's Raiders (1958)
Judge [Wood]
The Missouri Traveler (1958)
Sheriff Peavy
The Wayward Bus (1957)
Van Brunt
Jeanne Eagels (1957)
Marshal
The Iron Sheriff (1957)
Judge
Johnny Tremain (1957)
Ephraim Lapham
These Wilder Years (1956)
Old cab driver
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956)
Harry Lane
Not As a Stranger (1955)
Mr. Roberts
The Kentuckian (1955)
Decker
The Tall Men (1955)
Gus, bartender
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
Admiral William S. Sims
The Wild One (1954)
Art Kleiner
River of No Return (1954)
Trader
The Raid (1954)
Josiah Anderson
Johnny Guitar (1954)
Ned
The Last Posse (1953)
Todd Mitchell
Niagara (1953)
Boatman
O. Henry's Full House (1952)
Manager
Lure of the Wilderness (1952)
Sheriff Clem Brink
Paula (1952)
Raymond Bascom
The Las Vegas Story (1952)
Mike Fogarty
Lydia Bailey (1952)
Consul
Holiday for Sinners (1952)
The man with the cigar
Excuse My Dust (1951)
Race judge
Vengeance Valley (1951)
Mr. Willoughby
My Forbidden Past (1951)
Luther Toplady
People Will Talk (1951)
John Higgins
The Tall Target (1951)
Thomas I. Ogden
Never Trust a Gambler (1951)
Cap Douglas
Dallas (1950)
Judge Harper
House by the River (1950)
Inspector Sarten
All the King's Men (1950)
Dolph Pillsbury
The Savage Horde (1950)
Judge Thomas H. Cole
A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)
Marshal Kit Dodge
Sunset in the West (1950)
Sheriff Tad Osborne
No Way Out (1950)
Dr. Cheney
Walk Softly, Stranger (1950)
Jake
Whispering Smith (1949)
Sheriff McSwiggin
Adam's Rib (1949)
Judge Marcasson
Lust for Gold (1949)
Parsons
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949)
Roscoe Johnson
Brimstone (1949)
Martin Treadwell
Big Jack (1949)
Will Farnsworth
Act of Violence (1949)
Pop
They Live by Night (1949)
Mobley
Mrs. Mike (1949)
Dr. McIntosh
Little Women (1949)
Mr. Grace
Relentless (1948)
Horse dealer
The Inside Story (1948)
Jay Jay Johnson
An Act of Murder (1948)
Judge Jim Wilder
Black Eagle: The Story of a Horse (1948)
Clancy
Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)
Jake Willis
Disaster (1948)
Pop Hansford
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Eph
The Walls of Jericho (1948)
Dr. Patterson
Black Eagle (1948)
The Jolson Story (1947)
Sourpuss
Blaze of Noon (1947)
Mr. Thomas
Along the Oregon Trail (1947)
Jim Bridger
Wild Harvest (1947)
Mike Alperson
Keeper of the Bees (1947)
Dr. Grayson
Cynthia (1947)
Gus Wood
The Trouble with Women (1947)
Commissioner
Mother Wore Tights (1947)
Withers
California (1947)
Chairman
The Hoodlum Saint (1946)
Allan Smith
The Madonna's Secret (1946)
The Riverman
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
"Dad" Newell
Rendezvous with Annie (1946)
Elmer Snodgrass
Road to Utopia (1946)
Mr. Latimer
Down Missouri Way (1946)
Professor Morris
One Exciting Week (1946)
Otis Piper
The Inner Circle (1946)
Henry Boggs
Hot Cargo (1946)
Tim Chapman
Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946)
Foreman
Without Reservations (1946)
Pullman conductor
Blue Skies (1946)
Dan, stage manager
Scarlet Street (1945)
Loan office manager
High Powered (1945)
Jeff Hines
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945)
Mr. Nelson
Bewitched (1945)
Mr. Herkheimer
Salome, Where She Danced (1945)
Sheriff
Grissly's Millions (1945)
John Frey
You Came Along (1945)
Colonel Armstrong
State Fair (1945)
Judge
Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Rachmaninoff
Wilson (1945)
Orator
Practically Yours (1944)
Senator Cowling
You Can't Ration Love (1944)
Judge Cary, justice of peace
The Town Went Wild (1944)
Judge Schrank
The Meanest Man in the World (1943)
Pawnbroker
Cowboy in Manhattan (1943)
Higgins
Sleepy Lagoon (1943)
Cyrus Coates
Here Comes Elmer (1943)
Horace Parrot
Minesweeper (1943)
Naval officer
The Good Fellows (1943)
Brother from Danville
In Old Oklahoma (1943)
Doctor
So Proudly We Hail! (1943)
Col. Clark
Tales of Manhattan (1942)
Skeptic
The Postman Didn't Ring (1942)
Mr. Slade
Wildcat (1942)
Paw Smithers
Shut My Big Mouth (1942)
Long
Bambi (1942)
Voice of Friend Owl
The Major and the Minor (1942)
Ticket agent
Honky Tonk (1941)
Man in meeting house
Cracked Nuts (1941)
Mr. [Sylvanus] Boogle
Richest Man in Town (1941)
Frederick Johnson
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
Maguire
Mob Town (1941)
Pawnbroker
Blondie Plays Cupid (1940)
Tucker

Misc. Crew (Special)

Local News (2001)
Advisor

Cast (Short)

You, the People (1940)
Pure Feud (1934)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

They Live By Night (1949) - They're Thieves, Just Like Us Keechie (Cathy O'Donnell) fetches Bowie (Farley Granger), injured and left behind after the jailbreak, to his fellow thieves, her uncle Chickamaw (Howard da Silva) and T-Dub (Jay C. Flippen), and her own crook father (Will Wright), the first meeting of the principals, in Nicholas Ray's They Live by Night, 1949.
Act Of Violence (1949) - I Remembered Something The viewer doesn't yet know why Parkson (Robert Ryan) is stalking fellow WWII vet Enley (Van Heflin), fishing on a California lake with pal Fred (Harry Antrim), in Fred Zinnemann's Act Of Violence, 1949.
Major And The Minor, The (1942) - Why I Hate Women Susan (Ginger Rogers), fed up and leaving New York, finds out her saved-up train fare home isn't enough, improvising her part of the premise, in Billy Wilder's first directing effort, The Major And The Minor, 1942.
Hoodlum Saint, The (1946) - Baltimore, 1919 Opening in Baltimore, 1919, MGM offers William Powell as reporter-turned-doughboy come home, visiting his old newspaper where there’s no job on offer, meeting his pals and Will Wright as his old editor, in The Hoodlum Saint, 1946, original screenplay by Frank Wead and James Hill.
Little Women (1949) - We'll Storm The Citadel! March sisters Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth (Janet Leigh, June Allyson, Elizabeth Taylor, Margaret O'Brien) spending Christmas dollars with Grace (Will Wright), then returning to mother (Mary Astor), in MGM's Little Women, 1949.
Alias Jesse James (1959) - These Gigantic Companies Seems like major insurance firms had input for the opening narration, all of which sets up star Bob Hope as a bumbling 1880’s insurance salesman, whose boss (Will Wright) decides his time is up, in the comic Western Alias Jesse James, 1959, with Rhonda Fleming and Wendell Corey.
Alias Jesse James (1959) - Bret Maverick, Etc. Irritating citizen Queasley (Will Wright), Bob Hope and bride Rhonda Fleming, in a shootout cameo sequence, first James Garner in Maverick mode, then Ward Bond, James Arness, Roy Rogers, Fess Parker, Gary Cooper, Jay Silverheels and Bing Crosby, near the end of Alias Jesse James, 1959.
Johnny Tremain (1957) - Boston, 1774 Opening the Walt Disney Studios adaptation of the 1948 Newberry Award-winning novel, Hal Stalmaster (younger brother of the casting agent Lynn) the title character, Sebastian Cabot his client, Will Wright, Virginia Christine and Luana Patten his sponsoring family, in Johnny Tremain, 1957.
Green Promise, The (1949) - Karakul Lambs Fortunately the for banker (Will Wright) and the 4-H man (Robert Paige), they have no reason to resist young Susan (Natalie Wood) as she applies for her loan to buy lambs, in The Green Promise, 1949.
Adam's Rib (1949) - Equal Rights For Women Dueling spouse attorneys Adam (Spencer Tracy) prosecuting and Amanda (Katharine Hepburn), tangling in court over a prospective juror (Roger Davis), Will Wright the judge, explicit feminism from writers Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin, in Adam's Rib, 1949.

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