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Bill | Charles Bogle | Otis Criblecoblis | Mahatma Kane Jeeves
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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If there's a will, prosperity can't be far behind.
According to film historians, he performed in only one film exactly according to script and as directed. That one was MGM's David Copperfield
(1935), in which he co-starred with Freddie Bartholomew
, who was only ten years old. Fields admired the Charles Dickens
book and wanted desperately to play Mr. Micawber in the movie, so he agreed to forego his usual ad-libs and put aside his distaste at ...
Usually portrayed rather pessimistic, aggressive and suspicious-natured men with great fondness of alcohol. Yet, this same character was at the same time dogged by his wife and he rarely managed to speak up against her. He is remembered for his hatred of children, but did in fact frequently possess great fatherly affection for his daughter.