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Billy West (I) (1892–1975)

Billy West was a silent film comedian, the best-known and most successful imitator of Charles Chaplin's "Tramp" character, until West developed his own comedic persona. Oliver Hardy was West's foil in many of his silents. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1935 She Couldn't Take It
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Unknown Woman
Waiter (uncredited)
 1935 Do Your Stuff (Short)
 1935 Motive for Revenge
Ray - Convict
 1935 Air Hawks
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Mister Dynamite
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking
Elevator Man (uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
French Citizen (uncredited)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Man in Museum (uncredited)
 1934 Jealousy
Fight Manager / Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Perfectly Mismated (Short)
 1934 Cheating Cheaters
Clerk (uncredited)
 1934 Against the Law
Crook (uncredited)
 1934 The Party's Over
Penny Arcade Owner (uncredited)
 1934 The Personality Kid
Sparring Partner (uncredited)
 1934 Paris Interlude
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Name the Woman
Newspaperman
 1934 The Defense Rests
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 He Was Her Man
Chick (uncredited)
 1934 A Very Honorable Guy
Mike (uncredited)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1934 Jimmy the Gent
Halley (uncredited)
 1934 It Happened One Night
Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
Medal Winner - 'Remember My Forgotten Man' Number (uncredited)
 1933 Ex-Lady
Panhandler (uncredited)
 1933 Picture Snatcher
Reporter Stacy (uncredited)
 1933 Diamond Trail
Lefty - Barrett Henchman
 1933 Grand Slam
Detective in Police Car (uncredited)
 1933 Hallelujah I'm a Bum
Bum (uncredited)
 1932 Exposure
Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Winner Take All
Jim's Second in Tijuana (uncredited)
 1932 The Shadow of the Eagle
Bob the Clown
 1931 Newly Rich (uncredited)
 1928 Old Wives Who Knew (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1927 Lucky Fool
 1927 Nice Neighbors (Short)
 1926 Hard Boiled Yeggs (Short)
Billy
 1926 Thrilling Youth
Billy Davis
 1925 So Long Bill (Short)
Billy - the Groom
 1925 A Day's Vacation (Short)
Hubby
 1925 Fiddlin' Around (Short)
An Italian fiddler
 1925 Rivals (Short)
Billy
 1925 West Is West (Short)
 1925 Copper Butt-Ins (Short)
 1925 Hard-Hearted Husbands (Short)
 1925 Believe Me (Short)
 1924 Watch Out! (Short)
 1924 Meet Father (Short)
 1924 Love (Short)
 1924 Line's Busy (Short)
A Tourist
 1924 Don't Slip (Short)
 1924 That's That (Short)
 1924 Two After One (Short)
 1924 Dyin' for Love (Short)
 1924 Oh, Billy! (Short)
 1924 Not Wanted (Short)
 1924 The Nervous Reporter (Short)
 1924 Hello, Stranger (Short)
 1924 Pay Up (Short)
 1923 Hello Bill (Short)
 1923/II Be Yourself (Short)
 1923 One Exciting Evening (Short)
 1922 Bone Dry (Short)
 1922/I Don't Be Foolish (Short)
Billy
 1921 Sweethearts (Short)
 1921 Lines Busy (Short)
 1920 Blue Blood and Bevo (Short)
 1920/II Cleaning Up (Short)
 1920 Foiled (Short)
 1920 Happy Days (Short)
 1920 Mustered Out (Short)
 1920 The Dodger (Short)
 1920 Going Straight (Short)
 1920 Hands Up (Short)
 1920 Italian Love (Short)
 1920 What Next? (Short)
 1920 Hard Luck (Short)
 1920 The Artist (Short)
 1920 The Beauty Shop (Short)
 1920 The Dreamer (Short)
 1920 Brass Buttons (Short)
 1920 The Masquerader (Short)
 1920 The Strike Breaker (Short)
 1919 Ship Ahoy (Short)
Charlie
 1919 Rolling Stone (Short)
The Rolling Stone
 1918 Billy in Harness (Short)
 1918 Bombs and Bull (Short)
 1918 Bunco Billy (Short)
Billy
 1918 He's in Again (Short)
A Customer
 1918 Beauties in Distress (Short)
 1918 Playmates (Short)
Kid
 1918 The Straight and Narrow (Short)
Ex-convict
 1918 Bright and Early (Short)
A Bellboy
 1918 The Handy Man (Short)
 1918 The Messenger (Short)
Billy, the messenger boy
 1918 The Scholar (Short)
A Student
 1918 The Orderly (Short)
Peace and Quiet Sanitarium Orderly
 1918 The Rogue (Short)
Billy
 1918 His Day Out (Short)
Billy
 1918 The Prospector (Short)
The Prospector
 1917/II The Slave (Short)
Billy, the slave
 1917 The Band Master (Short)
Billy, bandleader
 1917/II The Freeloader (Short)
The Pest
 1917 The Hobo (Short)
The Hobo
 1917 The Candy Kid (Short)
 1917 The Chief Cook (Short)
The Star Boarder
 1917 The Fly Cop (Short)
The Fly Cop
 1917 The Goat (Short)
An Inventor
 1917 The Millionaire (Short)
Billy
 1917 The Villain (Short)
Billy
 1917 Cupid's Rival (Short)
Janitor
 1917 Dough Nuts (Short)
Billy, the New Baker
 1917 The Hero (Short)
The Hero
 1917 Back Stage (Short)
Props
 1916 Bombs and Boarders (Short)
 1916 His Married Life (Short)
 1916 His Waiting Career (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Billie West

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

He was born in Russia and came to the U.S. as a child. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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