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Michael Wallis is a Actor American born on 7 october 1945 at St. Louis (USA)

Michael Wallis

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Nationality USA
Birth 7 october 1945 (76 years) at St. Louis (USA)

Michael Wallis (born October 7, 1945) is a voice actor, journalist and popular historian of the Western United States. He has written seventeen books, including Route 66: The Mother Road, about the historic highway U.S. Route 66. His work has also been published extensively in magazines and newspapers, including Time, Life, People, Smithsonian, The New Yorker, and The New York Times.


Wallis has received the John Steinbeck Award, the Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oklahoma Center for the Book, the Will Rogers Spirit Award, and the Western Heritage Award from the National Cowboy Hall & Western Heritage Museum. He has been inducted into the Oklahoma Writers Hall of Fame, Writers Hall of Fame of America, and the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame, and was the first inductee into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame.
Wallis was interviewed by Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) for After Words on Book TV, 29 April 2007, discussing his latest book, Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride.

Wallis graduated from Western Military Academy in Alton, Illinois in 1963. He later attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, and moved to Miami, Florida, in 1978, where he worked for Time's Caribbean Bureau. He currently lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with his wife, Suzanne Fitzgerald Wallis.

Wallis also provided the voice of Sheriff in the Disney·Pixar Cars series as well as in the Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales episode "Tokyo Mater".

Usually with

John Lasseter
John Lasseter
(5 films)
Joe Ranft
Joe Ranft
(2 films)
Brian Fee
Brian Fee
(3 films)
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Filmography of Michael Wallis (5 films)

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Cars 3
Cars 3 (2017)
, 1h42
Directed by Brian Fee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Larry the Cable Guy, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion
Roles Sheriff (voice)
Rating67% 3.3532953.3532953.3532953.3532953.353295
Le célèbre Flash McQueen doit malheureusement abandonner les circuits après un très grave accident et alors qu'une nouvelle génération de voitures high-tech, menée par l'arrogant rookie Jackson Storm, l'a mis sur la touche. Pour ne pas finir comme était son mentor Doc Hudson, le numéro 95 entreprend donc de retrouver confiance en lui, aidé par une jeune entraîneuse enthousiaste et maladroite, Cruz Ramirez, et le mentor de son défunt mentor, Smokey.
Cars 2
Cars 2 (2011)
, 1h46
Directed by John Lasseter, Brad Lewis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy, Animation
Themes Environmental films, Spy films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Road movies, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Michael Keaton, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro
Roles Sheriff (voice)
Rating61% 3.0971653.0971653.0971653.0971653.097165
Finn McMissile, a British spy infiltrates the world's largest untapped oil reserves owned by a group of lemon cars. After being discovered, he flees and fakes his death.
Tokyo Mater, 6minutes
Directed by John Lasseter
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Larry the Cable Guy, Keith Ferguson, Michael Wallis, Danny Mann, Robert Ito, Lindsey Collins
Roles Sheriff (voice)
Rating65% 3.2854253.2854253.2854253.2854253.285425
Mater tells a story to Lightning McQueen about how he used to be a drift king. He is hired as a tow truck driver as he states he'll tow any car anywhere. The tow ends up being to Tokyo, Japan, and Mater tows the car there all away across the Pacific Ocean. While there, he is challenged to a drift race to crown the drift king, with the loser losing all custom modifications and becoming a "stock" car. Mater accepts, and is fitted with custom modifications of his own. As Mater is losing the race, Lightning Dragon McQueen shows up to help Mater fend off an attack by ninjas, allowing Mater to win the race.
Cars
Cars (2006)
, 1h56
Directed by John Lasseter, Joe Ranft
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Road movies, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Shalhoub, Michael Wallis
Roles Sheriff (voice)
Rating71% 3.595673.595673.595673.595673.59567
In a world populated by anthropomorphic vehicles, the last race of the Piston Cup championship ends in a three-way tie between retiring veteran Strip "The King" Weathers, infamous runner-up Chick Hicks, and rookie Lightning McQueen. The tiebreaker race is scheduled for one week later at the (fictional) Los Angeles International Speedway in California. Lightning is desperate to win the race, since it would allow him to leave the unglamorous sponsorship of Rust-Eze, a rust treatment for old cars, and allow him to take The King's place as the sponsored car of the lucrative Dinoco team. Eager to start practice in California as soon as possible, he pushes his big rig, Mack, to travel all night long. While McQueen is sleeping, the exhausted Mack drifts off and is startled by a gang of four reckless street racers, causing McQueen to fall out the back of the trailer and into the road. McQueen wakes in the middle of traffic and speeds off the highway to find Mack, only to end up in the run-down desert town of Radiator Springs, and inadvertently ruining the pavement of its main road.
Mater and the Ghostlight, 7minutes
Directed by Dan Scanlon, John Lasseter
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Michael Wallis, Cheech Marin
Roles Sheriff (voice)
Rating65% 3.2911053.2911053.2911053.2911053.291105
The short film opens with Mater playing pranks on the other residents of Radiator Springs. This sequence culminates with Mater teasing Lightning as if he had seen "the Ghostlight," a Route 66 legend recounted to Pixar by Dean Walker of the Kansas Historic Route 66 Association.