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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 favourite. Born Wenceslao Moreno in Peñaranda de Bracamonte, Salamanca (Spain) Wences began performing ventrilquism as a child An early career in bullfighting proved ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1977 Crazy Horse de Paris
En personne / Himself
 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)
 1937 History Is Made at Night
'Coco' Hand Trick Performer (uncredited)
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In 1986, he toured with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller in the play "Sugar Babies."

Alternate Names:

Senor Wences
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His second wife, was Natalie Cover, nee Eisler a dancer, she was born in Karkov, Russia in 1918, widow of Mr. Cover and died of lung problems in New York city in 2005. They were married in 1951 in Beirut, Lebanon, at the U.S.A. Consulate. No issue. See more »

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Señor Wences

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