Chill Wills

Musician | * 07/18/1902 († 76, 12/15/1978) | Seagoville, Texas, U.S.
Theodore Childress "Chill" Wills (July 18, 1902 – December 15, 1978) was an American actor and a singer in the Avalon Boys Quartet. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Western | Drama | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Chill Wills

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Chill Wills as Actor(101)

as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as The Janitor1978 Stubby Pringle's Christmas
as Col. Clayton T. Winkle1977 Mr. Billion
as Big Burt1977 Poco… Little Dog Lost
as Tom Duncan1973 Guns of a Stranger
as Tall Guy McCoy1971 The Steagle
as Big Jaw1966 Fireball 500
as Jim Ed Love1965 The Rounders
as Drago1963 McLintock!
as Monsignor1963 The Cardinal
as Jay Ray Spinelby1963 The Wheeler Dealers
as Preacher Sam Shelby1962 Young Guns of Texas
as Doc Wilson Gates, M.D.1961 Gold Of The Seven Saints
as Police Captain1960 Where the Boys Are
as Beekeeper1960 The Alamo
as Capt. Connors1959 The Sad Horse
as Amos Bradley1958 From Hell to Texas
as Loving1957 Gun for a Coward
as Preacher1957 Gun Glory
as Captain 'Sidewheel' Jones1956 Santiago
as Uncle Bawley1956 Giant
as Tobias Taylor1956 Kentucky Rifle
as Steve Riika1955 Timberjack
as Francis the Talking Mule (voice) (uncredited)1955 Francis in the Navy
as Gen. Benjamin Kaye / Francis the Talking Mule (voice)1954 Francis Joins the WACS
as Kevin Russell1954 Hell's Outpost
as Tom Williams1954 Ricochet Romance
as Francis the Talking Mule (voice) (uncredited)1953 Francis Covers the Big Town
as John Gage1953 The Man from the Alamo
as Sgt. Joe, the 'Voice of Chicago'1953 City That Never Sleeps
as Sheriff Murchoree1953 Tumbleweed
as Francis the Talking Mule (voice) (uncredited)1952 Francis Goes to West Point
as Ike Adams1952 Ride the Man Down
as Dan Bream1952 Bronco Buster
as Francis the Talking Mule (voice) (uncredited)1951 Francis Goes to the Races
as Dallas1951 Cattle Drive
as Swede1951 The Sea Hornet
as Sgt. Barhydt1951 Oh, Susanna
as Hogger McCoy1950 Rock Island Trail
as Chief Clark1950 Stella
as Francis the Talking Mule (voice)1950 Francis
as Boatwhistle1950 High Lonesome
as Sam Beers1950 The Sundowners
as Dr. Wilkins1950 Rio Grande
as Sheriff Brackton1949 Red Canyon
as Pinky Jimpson (Narrator)1949 Tulsa
as Mileaway1948 Northwest Stampede
as Will Twitchell1948 The Sainted Sisters
as Sheriff Cramer1948 Loaded Pistols
as Fred1948 Family Honeymoon
as Homer Beggs1948 That Wonderful Urge
as 'Breezie' Mann1947 Heartaches
as Chief Petty Officer1946 Gallant Bess
as Buck Forrester1946 The Yearling
as H.H. Hartsey1946 The Harvey Girls
as Leick Thome1945 Leave Her to Heaven
as First Sgt. Cramp1944 See Here, Private Hargrove
as Mr. Neely1944 Meet Me in St. Louis
as Swanson1944 I'll Be Seeing You
as Sheriff Hightower1944 Barbary Coast Gent
as Chester Short1943 Best Foot Forward
as Charles Craig1943 A Stranger in Town
as Hotel Employee1942 Mister Gardenia Jones
as Henry Hawkins1942 The Omaha Trail
as Judge1942 Her Cardboard Lover
as Manchester Montford1942 Tarzan's New York Adventure
as Mate Jenks, Chef-Bootsmann1942 Stand by for Action
as 'Pike' Skelton1942 Apache Trail
as Sgt. Larry Dillon1942 The Bugle Sounds
as The Sniper1941 Honky Tonk
as Blue Duck1941 Belle Starr
as Tom Patterson1941 Billy the Kid
as Homer Kettle1941 Western Union
as 'Red' Giddings1941 The Bad Man
as Harmony Jones1940 Boom Town
as Sheriff Beckwith1940 Sky Murder
as Southeast1940 The Westerner
as Shiftless1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again
as Lafe1940 Wyoming
as Whopper1939 Trouble in Sundown
as Mr. Johnson1939 Sorority House
as Whopper Hatch1939 Arizona Legion
as M'Cammon1939 Allegheny Uprising
as Man on Bus1939 The Day the Bookies Wept
as Deputy Speedy McGow1938 Lawless Valley
as Lead Singer of the Avalon Boys / Stan's Bass Singing (uncredited)1937 Way Out West
as Leader of The Avalon Four (uncredited)1936 At Sea Ashore
as Singing Cowhand1936 Call of the Prairie
as Background Singer / Henchman1935 Bar 20 Rides Again

TV Shows/Series with Chill Wills as Actor(13)

Full Name: Chill Wills
Born: Friday, 07/18 1902 (July) in Seagoville
Died: Friday, 12/15 1978 (December) in Encino (aged: 76)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Member of: The Avalon Boys
Chill Wills frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (9x, Crew)
Karl Swenson (8x, Actor)
John Larch (8x, Actor)
Donald O'Connor (8x, Actor)
Bethel Leslie (8x, Actress)
Edwin B. Willis (8x, Crew)
Malcolm Atterbury (8x, Actor)
John Wayne (7x, Actor)
Bess Flowers (7x, Actress)
Joseph Kane (7x, Crew)
Bill Erwin (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:187372, Added: 07/14/2018, Last updated: 08/08/2020