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 Avalon Boys / Stan's Bass Singing (uncredited)
Lead Singer of Avalon Boys (as The Avalon Boys)
At Sea Ashore
Leader of The Avalon Four (uncredited)
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.
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 the most prominent member of The Avalon Boys and broke away to start a new career as a solo performer. RKO put him in B Weterns as a sidekick to George O'Brien. In 1940 he was signed up by MGM for whom he played comical cowpokes.
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