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Wally Brown is a Actor American born on 8 october 1904 at Malden (USA)

Wally Brown

Wally Brown
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Nationality USA
Birth 8 october 1904 at Malden (USA)
Death 13 november 1961 (at 57 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

For the English educator with the same name see Wally Brown (educator)

Wally Brown (October 9, 1904 – November 13, 1961) was an American actor, comedian, and long-time partner of Alan Carney.

Biography

Wally was born in Malden, Massachusetts and served as a vaudevillian. In 1942, he began his film career in Hollywood at RKO Radio Pictures with the film Petticoat Larceny. When RKO decided to emulate the comedy team Abbott and Costello he was paired with Alan Carney, creating "Brown & Carney." They premiered with the military comedies Adventures of a Rookie and its sequel Rookies in Burma. Out of their eight films together, one of their most notable films was Zombies on Broadway co-starring Bela Lugosi, a semi-sequel to Val Lewton's I Walked With a Zombie. Their contracts were terminated in 1946, after which they pursued solo careers. In the 1940s–50s, both appeared in various roles for Leslie Goodwins films. They reunited in 1961 in The Absent-Minded Professor. Wally's last years were filled with guest appearances in television, his last one in My Three Sons. He made several guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murderer Harry Mitchell in the 1958 episode, "The Case of the Gilded Lily." Wally Brown had also been a regular cast member in television shows like I Married Joan, Cimarron City, and Daniel Boone. Along with Alan Carney, he was going to be given a role in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World but died not long before filming began.
He also served as a regular on The Abbott and Costello Show on radio.

Best films

Usually with

Alan Carney
Alan Carney
(12 films)
Darrell Silvera
Darrell Silvera
(12 films)
Renié
Renié
(10 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Wally Brown (25 films)

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Actor

The Absent-Minded Professor, 1h37
Directed by Robert Stevenson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about education, Sports films, Comedy science fiction films, Basketball films, Children's films
Actors Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Leon Ames, Wally Brown, Elliott Reid
Roles Coach Elkins
Rating67% 3.3986853.3986853.3986853.3986853.398685
Professor Brainard (pronounced BRAY-nerd) is an absent-minded professor of physical chemistry at Medfield College who invents a substance that gains energy when it strikes a hard surface. This discovery follows some blackboard scribbling in which he reverses a sign in the equation for enthalpy to energy plus pressure times volume. Brainard names his discovery Flubber, which is a portmanteau of "flying rubber." In the excitement of his discovery, he misses his own wedding to Betsy Carlisle, not for the first time. Subplots include another professor wooing the disappointed Miss Carlisle, Biff Hawk's ineligibility for basketball due to failing Brainard's class, Alonzo Hawk's schemes to gain wealth by means of Flubber, the school's financial difficulties and debt to Mr. Hawk, and Brainard's attempts to interest the government and military in uses for Flubber.
Westbound
Westbound (1959)
, 1h12
Directed by Budd Boetticher
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Randolph Scott, Virginia Mayo, Karen Steele, Michael Dante, Andrew Duggan, Michael Pate
Roles Stubby
Rating65% 3.296923.296923.296923.296923.29692
In 1864, Union army officer Captain John Hayes is asked to take charge of the Overland stagecoach line, which makes eastbound gold shipments from California that aid the Union's war effort.
Alias Jesse James, 1h32
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Western
Themes Films about families, Jesse James, Gangster films
Actors Bob Hope, Rhonda Fleming, Will Wright, Wendell Corey, Jim Davis, Mary Young
Roles Dirty Dog Bartender (uncredited)
Rating64% 3.2478453.2478453.2478453.2478453.247845
Milford Farnsworth (Hope) is a bumbling insurance agent who unknowingly sells a life insurance policy to the outlaw Jesse James (Wendell Corey). Farnsworth is sent out West to protect the insurance company's investment by "protecting" James.
Holiday for Lovers, 1h43
Directed by Henry Levin
Origin USA
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Clifton Webb, Jane Wyman, Jill St John, Carol Lynley, Paul Henreid, Gary Crosby
Roles Joe McDougal
Rating58% 2.911412.911412.911412.911412.91141
Robert Dean (Clifton Webb) is an old-fashioned psychologist who reluctantly allows his oldest daughter Meg (Jill St. John) to join a four-week tour in São Paulo before returning to college in America. When he finds out she is planning on six more weeks, he immediately books a ticket to Brazil to find out what her true motives for staying are. He is accompanied by his loving wife Mary (Jane Wyman) and youngest daughter, the wise-cracking, joyful Betsy (Carol Lynley). Upon arriving, Robert is unamused by the notable character change in a daughter. She looks to be very much interested in her older mentor Eduardo Barroso (Paul Henreid), and has taken up habits which are shocking to Robert, including smoking.
The Left Handed Gun, 1h42
Directed by Arthur Penn
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Action, Western
Themes Gangster films
Actors Paul Newman, John Dehner, Hurd Hatfield, Fiery Lita Milan, James Best, Colin Keith-Johnston
Roles Deputy Moon
Rating64% 3.247033.247033.247033.247033.24703
Drifter William Bonney (Paul Newman), known as "Billy the Kid", befriends a cattle boss named John Tunstall, who is known as "The Englishman". Tunstall is murdered by corrupt rival cattlemen led by the local sheriff in the Lincoln County War. Bonney plans to avenge the crime by hunting down those responsible and killing them in provoked gunfights. His violent actions endanger his surviving friends and the territorial amnesty proclaimed by New Mexico Territory governor Lew Wallace. Billy's former friend, Pat Garrett, becomes a sheriff and sets out to hunt him down.
Wink of an Eye, 1h12
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Doris Dowling, Barbara Turner, Wally Brown

This script must be run from the command line
Untamed Youth, 1h20
Directed by Howard W. Koch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson, John Russell, Wally Brown, Lurene Tuttle, Yvonne Fedderson
Rating39% 1.9681351.9681351.9681351.9681351.968135
Sisters Penny and Jane Lowe are arrested for hitchhiking and skinny dipping and are sentenced to work on a rural Texas farm for a corrupt agricultural magnate named Russ Tropp. The judge who sentenced the sisters to the farm is dating Tropp and is unaware of the treatment of the prisoners, until her son is hired to work at the farm and uncovers that a scam had been going on. Through dating the judge, Tropp ensures that all delinquents and rule breakers are ordered to work off their sentence at his farm therefore giving him a stable amount of cheap labor, allowing him to undercut all competition he faces. The judge's son also falls in love with Jane, while Penny, who performs four songs in the film, dreams of making it big in show business.
The High and the Mighty, 2h27
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, William A. Wellman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Transport films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling, Phil Harris
Roles Lenny Wilby, navigator
Rating67% 3.3970553.3970553.3970553.3970553.397055
In Honolulu, a DC-4 airliner prepares to take off for San Francisco with 17 passengers and a crew of 5. Former captain Dan Roman (John Wayne), the flight's veteran first officer known for his habit of whistling, is haunted by a crash that killed his wife and son and left him with a permanent limp. The captain, Sullivan (Robert Stack), suffers from a secret fear of responsibility after logging thousands of hours looking after the lives of passengers and crew. Young second officer Hobie Wheeler (William Campbell) and veteran navigator Lenny Wilby (Wally Brown) are contrasts in age and experience. Stewardess Spalding (Doe Avedon) attends her passengers, each with varying personal problems, including jaded former actress May Holst (Claire Trevor), unhappily married heiress Lydia Rice (Laraine Day), aging beauty queen Sally McKee (Jan Sterling) and cheerful vacationer Ed Joseph (Phil Harris). Spalding befriends the terminally ill Frank Briscoe (Paul Fix) after being charmed by his pocket watch. A last-minute arrival, Humphrey Agnew (Sidney Blackmer), causes the crew concern with his strange behavior.
As Young as You Feel, 1h17
Directed by Harmon Jones
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Children's films
Actors Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter, David Wayne, Jean Peters, Marilyn Monroe, Constance Bennett
Roles Horace Gallagher
Rating63% 3.1997953.1997953.1997953.1997953.199795
When printer John R. Hodges (Monty Woolley) is forced to retire at age 65 because of a company policy, he decides to do something about it. Dyeing his hair black, he poses as Harold P. Cleveland, the president of his former employer's parent company and goes on an inspection tour of his old workplace, with the firm's nervous, mystified executives in tow. While walking around the plant, Hodges runs into Joe Elliott (David Wayne), the boyfriend of his granddaughter Alice (Jean Peters), and winks at him to let him in on the joke. Afterward, Hodges complains about the lack of experienced older employees, causing company president Louis McKinley (Albert Dekker) to promise to rescind the retirement policy and rehire all those affected by it within the past year.
Family Honeymoon, 1h30
Directed by Claude Binyon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about families
Actors Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Rita Johnson, William H. Daniels, Gigi Perreau, Hattie McDaniel
Roles Tom Roscoe
Rating63% 3.1941953.1941953.1941953.1941953.194195
Katie Armstrong (Claudette Colbert) is a young widow and mother of three children - Charlie (Jimmy Hunt), Abner (Peter Miles) and Zoe (Gigi Perreau). She is also engaged to be married to botany professor Grant Jordan (Fred MacMurray). Grant is seeking funds to raise a new botany research building on the university campus where he works, and the most influential person to convince in this quest is his chancellor, Richard Fenster Paul Harvey. Grant used to be involved with the chancellor’s daughter, Minna (Rita Johnson), and is surprised, to say the least, when Minna crashes his bachelor party. Minna also almost succeeds in completely ruining Katie’s engagement party. When Katie hears about Minna’s visit at the bachelor party, Grant does his best to assure her that Minna is a finished chapter in his book, but he also has a hard time completely ignoring her, since he needs to be on good foot with the chancellor himself.
Notorious
Notorious (1946)
, 1h41
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy, Noir, Romance
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Moroni Olsen, Ivan Triesault
Roles Mr. Hopkins
Rating78% 3.9498253.9498253.9498253.9498253.949825
Alicia Huberman (Ingrid Bergman), the American daughter of a convicted Nazi spy, is recruited by government agent T. R. Devlin (Cary Grant) to infiltrate an organisation of Nazis who have moved to Brazil after World War II. When Alicia refuses to help the police, Devlin plays recordings of her fighting with her father and insisting that she loves America.
From This Day Forward, 1h35
Directed by John Berry
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Actors Joan Fontaine, Mark Stevens, Rosemary DeCamp, Harry Morgan, Bobby Driscoll, Wally Brown
Roles Jake Beesley
Rating64% 3.2425553.2425553.2425553.2425553.242555
Army sergeant Bill Cummings (Mark Stevens) is about to be discharged after service in World War II. He was a blue collar worker in civilian life and is seeking employment. As he fills out forms and speaks to personnel at the United States Employment Service, he thinks back on the life events that brought him to this point.
Vacation in Reno, 1h
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Jack Haley, Anne Jeffreys, Wally Brown, Iris Adrian, Morgan Conway, Alan Carney
Roles Eddie Roberts
Rating56% 2.832522.832522.832522.832522.83252
Jack Carroll (portrayed by Jack Haley) and his wife (Anne Jeffreys) have an argument about their friends, but when he makes a crack that his mother-in-law is a "fat porpoise," they fight and she leaves him.
Genius at Work, 1h1
Directed by Leslie Goodwins
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime
Actors Wally Brown, Alan Carney, Anne Jeffreys, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi, Ralph Dunn
Roles Jerry Miles
Rating53% 2.6714352.6714352.6714352.6714352.671435
This script must be run from the command line
Zombies on Broadway, 1h9
Directed by Gordon Douglas, Gordon Dines
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Monde imaginaire, Transport films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Disaster films
Actors Alan Carney, Bela Lugosi, Wally Brown, Anne Jeffreys, Sheldon Leonard, Frank Jenks
Roles Jerry Miles
Rating54% 2.708582.708582.708582.708582.70858
The duo of Jerry Miles and Mike Strager are employed as Broadway press agents. Miles and Strager's latest idea is to hire a genuine zombie for the opening of a new nightclub. The boys head to the Caribbean island of San Sebastian where they meet the beautiful cabaret singer Jean la Dance. In exchange for her help, Jean wants passage off the island. Miles and Strager eventually meet up with the zombie expert Professor Renault. Unknown to them, the professor's zombie has captured Jean and brought her to the Professor's secret laboratory, While Miles and Strager investigate the house, Jean awakes to find herself gagged and strapped to a table as the Professor's next test subject. Before he can proceed to give Jean the serum his guard dogs detect intruders. Jean is quickly spirited to a secret dungeon where she is tied up but manages to escape. Strager becomes "zombified" by being under the spell of Renault's secret formula and Miles, la Dance, and Strager return home. When Strager comes out of his trance, the boys must face the wrath of Ace Miller, a nightclub owner, who is more frightening then anything they've seen yet.