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Billy Lee (I) (1929–1989)


Billy Lee, whose real name was William Schlenaker, was born in Nelson, Indiana. As a toddler, young William lived a quiet life on his family's farm, but that all changed when he turned three years old. Billy and his parents moved to California around 1933. Billy's parents enrolled him, at age 3, in The Meglin School For Kiddies in Los Angeles. The ... See full bio »

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Known For

Reg'lar Fellers
Reg'lar Fellers Pinhead Duffy
(1941)
The Biscuit Eater
The Biscuit Eater Lonnie McNeil
(1940)
War Dogs
War Dogs Billy Freeman
(1942)
Silk Hat Kid
Silk Hat Kid Tommy
(1935)

Filmography

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 1952 The Doctor (TV Series)
- The Inquisitors (1952)
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
 1942 War Dogs
Billy Freeman
 1942 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Jimmy Wiggs
 1942 Eyes of the Underworld
Mickey Bryan
 1941/II The Reluctant Dragon (Short)
The Boy
 1941 Road to Happiness
Danny Carter
 1941 Hold Back the Dawn
Tony
 1941 Reg'lar Fellers
Pinhead Duffy
 1941 Nevada City
Chick Morrison
 1941 Power Dive
Brad Coles
 1941/I The Reluctant Dragon
The Boy (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)
 1940 Nobody's Children
Tommy
 1940 The Biscuit Eater
Lonnie McNeil
 1940 Parole Fixer
Jimmy Mattison
 1939 All Women Have Secrets
Bobby
 1939/I Jeepers Creepers
Skeeter
 1939 In Old Monterey
Jimmy Whittaker
 1939 Coast Guard
Seaman (uncredited)
 1939 Night Work
Joe Fitch
 1939 Outside These Walls
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1939 Sudden Money
Junior Patterson
 1939 Let Us Live
Boy in Window (uncredited)
 1939 Boy Trouble
Joe
 1939 Ambush
Boy at Restaurant
 1938 Say It in French
Boy with Lollipop
 1938 Sons of the Legion
Billy Lee
 1938 Cocoanut Grove
Half Pint
 1937 Thunder Trail
Bob - at 8
 1937 Make a Wish
Pee Wee
 1937 Exclusive
Beak's Child (uncredited)
 1937 Wild Money
Malcolm West
 1936 Arizona Mahoney
Kid
 1936 Easy to Take
Bill Ardmore Jr.
 1936 Rose Bowl
Young Boy (uncredited)
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937
Train Bearer
 1936 The Arizona Raiders
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1936 Three Cheers for Love
Johnny
 1936 And Sudden Death
Bobby Sanborn
 1936 Sky Parade
Jimmie Allen - Age 4 (uncredited)
 1936 Too Many Parents
Billy Miller
 1935 Babes in Hollywood (Short)
Billy
 1935 Two Fisted
Jimmy Parker
 1935 Silk Hat Kid
Tommy
 1934 One Hour Late
Young Boy (uncredited)
 1934 Behold My Wife!
Young Indian Boy at Meal (uncredited)
 1934 Wagon Wheels
Sonny Wellington
 1934 Mike Fright (Short)
Tap Dancer
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared on Dupont's Weekly Radio Program, "Cavalcade of America", in the episode, "Child Welfare In The United States" in the role of the orphaned boy, Dave Brown. Air Date - 5/25/38

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Trivia:

In the June, 1940 issue of "Photoplay", Billy Lee was singled out for his work in "The Biscuit Eater". He was listed as one of Hollywood's 'best performers of the month'. See more »

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