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Gwyllum Evans (1924–1990)

Gwyllum Evans was born on March 30, 1924 in Manhattan, New York City, USA. He was an actor, known for Trading Places (1983), Crocodile Dundee (1986) and Awakenings (1990). He died on March 18, 1990. See full bio »


(age 65)

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Known For

Trading Places President of Heritage Club
Crocodile Dundee Wendell Wainwright
Awakenings Desmond
The Equalizer Phil Davine


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 1990 Awakenings
 1984-1989 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
David Dowling
- The Review (1989)
- The Safe Caper (1984) ... David Dowling
 1987-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Phil Davine
- The Rehearsal (1987) ... Phil Davine
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
- Episode #1.1 (1988)
 1987 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Captain Dion
- Episode #1.10366 (1987) ... Captain Dion
 1986 Crocodile Dundee
Wendell Wainwright
 1985 Walls of Glass
 1985 Izzy & Moe (TV Movie)
 1983 Trading Places
President of Heritage Club
 1980 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6345 (1980) ... Mortician (credit only)
- Episode #1.6344 (1980) ... Mortician (uncredited)
 1978 All My Children (TV Series)
Father Curris
- Episode dated 6 September 1978 (1978) ... Father Curris

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Other Works:

(March 1 to April 8, 1989) He played Manson Litchfield in Charlene Redick's play, "Autumn Elegy," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Carmen Mathews (Cecelia Litchfield); Ray Fry (Claude Sevier) and Barbara Gulan (Anne Marie Carrigan) in the cast. Gloria Muzio was ... See more »

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He was awarded the 1987 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Performance for "Entertaining Mr. Sloane" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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