3 Biographical Movies |
13 Print Biographies |
19 Portrayals |
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Bill | Charles Bogle | Otis Criblecoblis | Mahatma Kane Jeeves
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Ah, the patter of little feet. There's nothing like having a midget for a butler.
According to Fields' mistress in her biography "W. C. Fields and Me" his four rules of comedy were (1) Never break anything. (2) A henpecked husband gets surefire laughs. (3) Clothes are of paramount importance: "every crease, fold, and droop of flesh can be the object of hilarity. (4) Everyone has a percentage of sadist in him.
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.