Voiced Saddle Sore Swanson (a turkey) in the Disneyland show "America Sings" singing "The Old Chisholm Trail". He never actually saw the show on account of being afraid of the rotating theater.
The Avalon Boys | Chill Wills and His Avalon Boys
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
While campaigning for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1960, Wills took out a series of ads with the declaration "Win, lose or draw, you're all my cousins and I love you."It was signed "Your cousin, Chill Wills". One member of the Academy placed a response ad stating: "Dear Mr. Chill Wills, I am delighted to be your cousin but I voted for Sal Mineo
. "It was signed, Groucho Marx
According to 1942 MGM publicity, it was a sweltering hot day when Chill Wills was born, so his parents were inspired to name him "Chill". However, "Chill" is simply a truncated version of his actual middle name, Childress.