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Señor Wences (1896–1999)


The Spanish born ventriloquist Senor Wences was one of the highest paid vaudeville acts in the world. Hugely popular with American TV audiences Wences was also a top nightclub favorite. Born Wenceslao Moreno in Peñaranda de Bracamonte, Salamanca (Spain), Wences began performing ventriloquism as a child An early career in bullfighting proved ... See full bio »

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 1977 Crazy Horse de Paris
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 1966 Dusty (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1966)
 1963 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.11 (1963)
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
- Hello World (1961) ... (as Senor Wences)
 1947 Mother Wore Tights
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In 1986, he toured with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller in the play "Sugar Babies."

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During the late 70s, Wences and his puppet "Johnny" did a series of commercials for Parkay margarine. See more »

Nickname:

Señor Wences

Star Sign:

Aries

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