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Wallace Shawn


American character actor and writer Wallace Shawn has one of those fun, mischievously homely faces just made to entertain. Though he got out of the starting gate rather slowly, he has since excelled on stage, television and film while managing to turn himself into a winner with his loser-type looks. Woody Allen's character in the movie Manhattan (... See full bio »

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Known For

Toy Story
Toy Story Rex
(1995)
Toy Story 3
(2010)
The Princess Bride
(1987)
Toy Story 2
Toy Story 2 Rex the Green Dinosaur
(1999)

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 2017 Drawing Home
Mr. Garfield
 2015 Maggie's Plan
Kliegler
 2013 A Master Builder
Halvard Solness
 2010 Toy Story 3
Rex (voice)
 2010 Furry Vengeance
Dr. Christian Burr (uncredited)
 2008 Mia et le Migou
The Migoo (English version, voice)
 2007 New York City Serenade
Wallace Shawn
 2007 I Could Never Be Your Woman
Math Teacher (uncredited)
 2006 Happily N'Ever After
Munk (voice)
 2005 Love Thy Neighbor
Clinic Doctor
 2004 The Incredibles
Gilbert Huph (voice)
 2003 Duplex
Herman
 2002 Personal Velocity
Mr. Gelb
 2001 Monsters, Inc.
Rex (outtakes) (voice, uncredited)
 2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
George Bond
 2000 The Prime Gig
Gene
 1999 My Favorite Martian
Coleye
 1997 Just Write
Arthur Blake
 1996 House Arrest
Victor 'Vic' Finley
 1995 Toy Story
Rex (voice)
 1995 Canadian Bacon
Canadian Prime Minister
 1995 Napoleon
Echidna (English version, voice)
 1995 The Wife
Cosmo
 1993 The Cemetery Club
Larry
 1992 Nickel & Dime
Everett Willits
 1992 Unbecoming Age
Dr. Block
 1992 Mom and Dad Save the World
Sibor, Semage's Beau
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Simon Carr
 1989 She's Out of Control
Dr. Fishbinder
 1988 The Moderns
Oiseau
 1987 Prick Up Your Ears
John Lahr
 1987 Radio Days
Masked Avenger
 1987 The Bedroom Window
Henderson's Attorney
 1985 Heaven Help Us
Father Abruzzi
 1984 Micki + Maude
Dr. Elliot Fibel
 1984 The Bostonians
Mr. Pardon
 1984 Crackers
Turtle
 1983 Deal of the Century
Harold DeVoto
 1983 Strange Invaders
Earl
 1983 The First Time
Jules Goldfarb
 1983 Lovesick
Otto Jaffe
 1982 A Little Sex
Oliver
 1981 Strong Medicine (uncredited)
 1981 Cheaper to Keep Her
Mugger
 1980 Atlantic City
Waiter (as Wally Shawn)
 1980 Simon
Eric Van Dongen
 1979 All That Jazz
Assistant Insurance Man
 1979 Starting Over
Workshop Member
 1979 Manhattan
Jeremiah
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(January 1991-July 1991; September 1991-January 1992) He acted in the Royal National Theatre season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre all in London, England in Tony Harrison's play, "The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" David ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Wally Shawn

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

I started writing plays in around 1967, and at a certain point I thought, "I'm writing plays, I should learn about acting and what it is". So I went to the HB Studio in New York, and I was there for about nine months. See more »

Trivia:

Father was William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker, 1952-87. See more »

Trademark:

Bald head and short stature See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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