William Wagner (actor)

William Wagner (November 7, 1883  March 11, 1964) was an American character actor. He appeared in over 50 films between 1931 and 1948. During these years, most of times , he had played in small roles such as butlers, anonymous clerks, persnickety store managers, and other such roles.[1] He became famous for The Rustler's Roundup (1933), It Happened One Night (1934), and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)[2]

William Wagner
Born(1883-11-07)November 7, 1883
DiedMarch 11, 1964(1964-03-11) (aged 80)
Resting placeMountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Los Angeles County, California
Years active1931-1948


Born in New York City, New York, Williams is best remembered today for his role as the cranky father paired with Leonard Kibrick as the father/son villain team in the Our Gang films For Pete's Sake! and The Lucky Corner.


Willams died on March 11, 1964 in Hollywood, California. He was 80 years of age.

Selected filmography


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