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 Will Wright

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Will Wright Famous memorial

Original Name
William Henry Wright
Birth
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death
19 Jun 1962 (aged 68)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Fairfield, Solano County, California, USA
Plot
METH Plot 106 Grave 7
Memorial ID
13964927 View Source

Actor. He was born in San Francisco, California. He was a familiar character actor, who appeared in over 200 films. He played in "The Richest Man in Town" (1941), "Bambi" (1942) (voice of friend owl), "Rhapsody in Blue" (1945) as Rachmaninoff, "The Blue Dahlia" (1946), "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" (1948), "They Live By Night" (1948), "Little Women" (1949), "All The King's Men" (1949), "Adam's Rib" (1949), "People Will Talk" (1951), as the miser uncle of Jeanne Crain, "Niagara" (1953), "The Wild One" (1953), "Johnny Guitar" (1954), "The Man With the Golden Arm" (1955) and "Cape Fear" (1962), his last film. Also he had a recurrent role as Ben Weaver in "The Andy Griffith Show." He died of cancer in Hollywood.

Actor. He was born in San Francisco, California. He was a familiar character actor, who appeared in over 200 films. He played in "The Richest Man in Town" (1941), "Bambi" (1942) (voice of friend owl), "Rhapsody in Blue" (1945) as Rachmaninoff, "The Blue Dahlia" (1946), "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" (1948), "They Live By Night" (1948), "Little Women" (1949), "All The King's Men" (1949), "Adam's Rib" (1949), "People Will Talk" (1951), as the miser uncle of Jeanne Crain, "Niagara" (1953), "The Wild One" (1953), "Johnny Guitar" (1954), "The Man With the Golden Arm" (1955) and "Cape Fear" (1962), his last film. Also he had a recurrent role as Ben Weaver in "The Andy Griffith Show." He died of cancer in Hollywood.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 13964927
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13964927/will-wright: accessed ), memorial page for Will Wright (26 Mar 1894–19 Jun 1962), Find a Grave Memorial ID 13964927, citing Suisun-Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield, Solano County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.