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King Zany (1889–1939)

King Zany was born on June 11, 1889 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Charles W. Dill. He was an actor, known for Broadway or Bust (1924), Can't Hardly Wait (1998) and The Danger Rider (1928). He died on February 19, 1939 in Ramona, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Broadway or Bust
Broadway or Bust Jeff Peters
The Danger Rider
The Danger Rider Blinky Ben
The Garden of Weeds


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 1929 The Rainbow
 1928 The Danger Rider
Blinky Ben
 1927 The City Gone Wild
 1924 The Garden of Weeds
Jack Lane
 1924 Broadway or Bust
Jeff Peters
 1923 Hollywood
Horace Pringle
 1918 Hey There (Short) (as Charles Dill)
 1918/II On the Jump (Short) (as Charles Dill)
 1918 Let's Go (Short) (as Charles Dill)
 1918 Here Come the Girls (Short) (as Charles Dill)
 1918 Look Pleasant, Please (Short) (uncredited)
 1918 A Gasoline Wedding (Short) (uncredited)
 1918 Beat It (Short) (as Charles Dill)
 1918 Hit Him Again (Short) (as Charles Dill)
 1918 The Lamb (Short) (as Charles Dill)
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 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (writer: "Every Now and Then" - uncredited)
 1998 It All Came True (writer: "When Buddha Smiles" - as King Zaney)
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (writer: "Lucas With The Lid Off")
 1929 The Great Gabbo (writer: "Every Now and Then", "I'm Laughing", "Icky (Lollipop Song)" - uncredited)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Charles Dill

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After a horse-riding accident, King Zany became an invalid and spent his last years in Pearblossom, California, where he dedicated himself to writing poetry.

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