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Wallis Clark

Wallis Clark
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Born
Wallis Hensman Clark

(1882-03-02)2 March 1882
Bolton, Lancashire, England
Died14 February 1961(1961-02-14) (aged 78)
OccupationActor
Years active1908-1953

Wallis Hensman Clark (2 March 1882 - 14 February 1961) was a stage and film actor.

Biography

Clark was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England, the son of William Wallis Clark (1854 - 1930), an engineer. Prior to acting, Clark was an engineer. He began his stage career in Margate, Kent, in 1908. He moved to the United States in September 1910 and acted in numerous plays on the stage for years before moving on to the screen in 1932.

Along with actors Franklyn Farnum and Bess Flowers, Clark holds the record for the second most appearances in films that have won the Academy Award for Best Picture.[] He appeared in supporting roles in 136 films between 1931 and 1954. Five of these films won Best Picture: It Happened One Night (1934), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), The Great Ziegfeld (1936), You Can't Take It with You (1938), and Gone with the Wind (1939). In four of these five films, Clark was uncredited. In Mutiny on the Bounty, he is credited in the role of Morrison.

Clark had one son, Wallis H. Clark, Jr. He died in North Hollywood, California, USA.

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