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Wally Cox (I) (1924–1973)


Wally Cox was a beloved character actor who made his mark in television and ranks as one of the medium's most memorable performers. His ability to show his range likely was limited by his short stature, slight frame, and high-pitched voice, which along with his talent for being very funny, made him ideal for comedy parts such as his memorable turn ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1973 Search (TV Series)
Brother Sam
- The 24 Carat Hit (1973) ... Brother Sam
 1973 The Night Strangler (TV Movie)
Mr. Berry
 1972 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie)
The Jester
 1972 Magic Carpet (TV Movie)
Harold Kane
 1972 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Mr. Fegivney
- The Pen Is Mightier Than the Pencil (1972) ... Mr. Fegivney
 1969-1972 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Tommy Tucker, The Toy Tycoon / Gustav Vandemeer / Wally Manley / ...
- Lucy Sublets the Office (1972) ... Tommy Tucker, The Toy Tycoon
- Lucy the Diamond Cutter (1970) ... Gustav Vandemeer
- Lucy and Wally Cox (1970) ... Wally Manley
- Lucy and the Ex-Con (1969) ... Rock Barnett
 1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Matt Tapscott
- The Men That Corrupted Hadleyburg (1972) ... Matt Tapscott
 1971 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Dr. Langston Carmichael
- The Easy Sunday Murder Case (1971) ... Dr. Langston Carmichael
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Father (segment "Junior")
- A Fear of Spiders/Junior/Marmalade Wine/The Academy (1971) ... Father (segment "Junior")
 1955-1971 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- Episode dated 19 December 1968 (1968) ... Santa Claus
- Episode #6.1 (1955)
 1971 The Barefoot Executive
Mertons
 1967-1971 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Muggsy / Marvin Manley
- Freddie's Country Home (1971) ... Muggsy
- The Bear Was a Barefaced Liar (1967) ... Marvin Manley
 1970 Up Your Teddy Bear
Clyde King
 1970 The Boatniks
Jason
 1968-1970 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Professor Moses / Tourist
- Project X (1970) ... Professor Moses
- A Thief Is a Thief (1968) ... Tourist
 1970 The Young Country (TV Movie)
Aaron Grimes / Ira Greebe
 1970 Quarantined (TV Movie)
Wilbur Mott
 1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Wally Haverstraw
- Goodbye, Cruel World (1970) ... Wally Haverstraw
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Peter (segment "Love and Mr. Nice Guy")
- Love and the Boss's Ex/Love and Mr. Nice Guy/Love and the Gangster (1970) ... Peter (segment "Love and Mr. Nice Guy")
 1969 That's Life (TV Series)
 1967-1968 Bonanza (TV Series)
Phineas Burke / Professor MacNultey
- The Last Vote (1968) ... Phineas Burke
- The Gold Detector (1967) ... Professor MacNultey
 1967 Get Smart (TV Series)
TV Repairman
- Dr. Yes (1967) ... TV Repairman (uncredited)
 1967 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Alfred
- Alfred of the Amazon (1967) ... Alfred
 1967 A Guide for the Married Man
Technical Adviser (Married 14 years)
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
Man With '?' Box
- Monkees Get Out More Dirt (1967) ... Man With '?' Box (uncredited)
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
Herbie
- Casanova from Canarsie (1967) ... Herbie
 1967 Ironside (TV Movie)
Scoutmaster
 1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Little John Doe
- The Little John Doe Affair (1966) ... Little John Doe
 1966 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Tiabo
- The Forbidden World (1966) ... Tiabo
 1966 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Terry Targo
- Pilot (1966) ... Terry Targo
 1966 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Professor P. Caspar Biddle
- Granny Tonics a Bird-Watcher (1966) ... Professor P. Caspar Biddle
- The Bird-Watchers (1966) ... Professor P. Caspar Biddle
 1966 Mister Roberts (TV Series)
- Undercover Cook (1966)
 1964-1966 Underdog (TV Series)
Underdog
- The Silver Thieves, Part 1 (1966) ... Underdog (voice)
- The Witch of Pickyoon (1965) ... Underdog (voice)
- Zot: Part 1 (1964) ... Underdog (voice)
- Simon Says (1964) ... Underdog (voice)
- Safe Waif (1964) ... Underdog (voice)
 1965 The Bedford Incident
Seaman Merlin Queffle
 1965 Morituri
Dr. Ambach
 1963-1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Dr. Heresford Handy / Count Carlo Szipesti
- Who Killed the Card? (1965) ... Dr. Heresford Handy
- Who Killed Purity Mather? (1963) ... Count Carlo Szipesti
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Ferguson
 1964 Fate Is the Hunter
Ralph Bundy
 1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
James Elwood
- From Agnes - with Love (1964) ... James Elwood
 1963 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Harold Tuttle
- Lucy Conducts the Symphony (1963) ... Harold Tuttle
 1963 Spencer's Mountain
Preacher Clyde Goodman
 1962 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Benny
- No More Pickpockets (1962) ... Benny
 1962 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Harold Buchanan
- The Inhuman Equation (1962) ... Harold Buchanan
 1961 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Professor Patterson
- The Fraternity Rents Out a Room (1961) ... Professor Patterson
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
Angel
- Happiest Day (1961) ... Angel
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
Guardian Angel
- Happiest Day (1961) ... Guardian Angel
 1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Dexter Presto
- King Midas (1961) ... Dexter Presto
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Heaven Can Wait (1960)
 1955-1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
George
- The Funny Heart (1956)
- The Meanest Man in the World (1955) ... George
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Vincent Eaglewood
- The Vincent Eaglewood Story (1959) ... Vincent Eaglewood
 1958 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series)
Father Dvorak
- The Green Grass of St. Theresa (1958) ... Father Dvorak
 1957-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Vernon Chase
- The Nineteenth Hole (1957) ... Vernon Chase
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Leslie Nettleton
- The Bargain (1958) ... Leslie Nettleton
 1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Monroe Winkler
- When in France (1955) ... Monroe Winkler
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
William H. Dean
- Yellow Jack (1955) ... William H. Dean
 1955 Max Liebman Spectaculars (TV Series)
Peter
- Heidi (1955) ... Peter
 1954 Babes in Toyland (TV Movie)
Toymaker Grumio
 1953 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
Corky
- I'd Rather Be a Squirrel (1953) ... Corky
 1952 The Sniper
Man pressing clothes at dry cleaners (uncredited)
 1951-1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Timothy Trundle
- The Copper (1951) ... Timothy Trundle
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
 1950-1951 Suspense (TV Series)
Ace McCoy
- Murderers' Meeting (1951) ... Ace McCoy
 1951 Danger (TV Series)
- Ask Me Another (1951)
 1951 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
- Final Copy (1951)
 1949 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"My Life As A Small Boy" (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

Of course any fool knows that...then again, I'm not any fool.

Trivia:

Studied with Stella Adler in the 1940s in New York and became roommates for a time with Marlon Brando. Cox moved out reportedly because he couldn't stand Brando's pet raccoon. The unlikely pair, however, remained lifelong friends. See more »

Trademark:

Thick glasses and "mousy", soft voice. Often played characters with meek and shy personalities. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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