1 win & 1 nomination.
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Heppelwhite (segment "The Little Black Bag")
Elihu Gorman / Red Conniston / Abe Blocker
- A Hat
... Red Conniston
General Hector Harder / Stanton Custer / Harry Riggs
Sheriff Asa Tanner
Colonel Casey Thompson / Col. Casey Thompson
- The Race
... Colonel Casey Thompson
Chief Clark (uncredited)
Francis the Talking Mule (voice, uncredited)
Pinky Jimpson - Narrator
Midget in Elevator (voice, uncredited)
Amateur Hour Lead Quartet Singer (as The Avalon Boys)
Way Out West
Lead Singer of the Singing Quartette / Stan's Bass Singing (as The Avalon Boys)
Lead Singer of Avalon Boys (as The Avalon Boys)
At Sea Ashore
Leader of The Avalon Four (uncredited)
Starred in a pilot for a western TV series called "Old Man Coffee."
1 Portrayal |
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
He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in The Alamo but his blatant campaign to elicit votes cost him the award. One of his ads read 'Win lose or draw, you're all my cousins and I love you. Your Cousin Chill Wills'.