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Billy House (I) (1889–1961)

Billy House was born on May 7, 1889 in Mankato, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for The Stranger (1946), Bedlam (1946) and Imitation of Life (1959). He died on September 23, 1961 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1959 Imitation of Life
Fat Man on Beach
 1959 The Californians (TV Series)
Papa Kelly
- Crimps' Meat (1959) ... Papa Kelly
 1958 The Fountain of Youth (TV Short)
Albert Morgan
 1958 Touch of Evil
Construction Site Foreman (uncredited)
 1956 Naked Gun
Judge Cole
 1952 Outlaw Women
Uncle Barney
 1952 Aladdin and His Lamp
Kafan
 1951 Silver City
Tim Malone, Saloon Owner (uncredited)
 1951 People Will Talk
Coonan (uncredited)
 1951 Santa Fe
Luke Plummer
 1950 Where Danger Lives
Mr. Bogardus
 1948 Inner Sanctum
McFee
 1947 Joe Palooka in the Knockout
Sam Wheeler
 1947 Trail Street
Carmody
 1945 Thrill of a Romance
Dr. Tovve
 1937 Merry Go Round of 1938
Billy
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Border Guard (uncredited)
 1931 Expensive Women
George Allison (as William House)
 1931 The Reckless Hour
Seymour Jennison (as William House)
 1931 Smart Money
Irontown Salesman (as William House)
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Stage Play: Luckee Girl. Musical comedy. Music by Maurice Yvain. Lyrics by Max Lief and Nathaniel Lief. Book adapted by Gertrude Purcell [final Broadway credit]. Based on a French operette by Andre Barde. Musical Director: Earl Busby. Featuring songs by Werner Janssen. Featuring songs with lyrics by Mann Holiner. Choreographed by Harry ... See more »

Alternate Names:

William House
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Once weighed nearly 300 pounds. While performing as a clown for the Gentry Brothers Circus he entered a fat-man contest in Texas and easily won. See more »

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Taurus

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