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Wilson Mizner (1876–1933)

Wilson Mizner was born on May 19, 1876 in Benicia, California, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for One Way Passage (1932), Heroes for Sale (1933) and 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932). He was married to Myra Moor Yerkes. He died on April 3, 1933 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

Known For

Filmography

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 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- One Way Passage (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1934 Merry Wives of Reno (uncredited)
 1933 Heroes for Sale (screen play)
 1933 The Little Giant (original screen play)
 1933 The Mind Reader (screen play)
 1933 Strictly Personal (story)
 1933 Hard to Handle (screen play)
 1932 Frisco Jenny (screenplay)
 1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (screen play)
 1932 Lawyer Man (uncredited)
 1932 One Way Passage (screen play)
 1932 Winner Take All (adaptation)
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World (story)
 1920 The Deep Purple (play)
 1920 The Five Dollar Plate (Short) (scenario)
 1920 Outlaws of the Deep (Short) (scenario)
 1917 The Law of Compensation (story)
 1915 The Deep Purple (play)
 1914 The Greyhound (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

At various times in his life he sold real estate in Florida, managed prizefighters, lived as a riverboat-styled gambler on Atlantic luxury liners, managed the Hotel Rand in New York City and searched for gold in the Klondike. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 4 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've had several years in Hollywood and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience. See more »

Trivia:

Wilson and his brother Addison are the subjects of the Stephen Sondheim musical play, Road Show, previously known as Wiseguys and Bounce. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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