(10/10/38) Radio: Appeared (as "Pancho Villa") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" production of "Viva Villa!".
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Mr. Wallace Beery
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I like to play with Clark Gable. Folks seem surprised that we see quite a lot of each other outside the studio. .. He's a regular outdoors man and we're interested in the same things, guns and flying and stuff like that. He ain't no faintin' Romeo, the way they try to make him out.
Almost played the title role in MGM's The Wizard of Oz
(1939) but due to other film roles at MGM, he was forced to turn down the role. The part of The Wizard/Prof. Marvel was given to MGM's resident character actor, Frank Morgan