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W.C. Fields

W.C. Fields

D.O.B.: January 29, 1880 (Philadelphia, PA)

D.O.D.: December 25, 1946 (Pasadena, CA)

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Location: Forest Lawn Glendale; Great Mausoleum; Hall of Inspiration; Columbarium of Nativity

Biographical Notes:

He left his home at the age of 11. He then went to enter show business at 14. 

While he was in vaudeville in Europe and the U.S. he was a comic juggler. 

From 1915 to 1921 he was in several editions of the Ziegfeld Follies.

The "Distinguished Comedian" appeared on radio as well as in movies.

Appeared In:

"Sally of the Sawdust"(1925)

"Follow the Boys" (1944)

 

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