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Wallace Shawn

Wallace Michael Shawn (born November 12, 1943) is an American actor, voice actor, playwright, essayist and comedian. His film roles have included those of Wally Shawn in the Louis Malle directed comedy-drama My Dinner with Andre (1981), Vizzini in The Princess Bride (1987), Mr. Wendell Hall in Clueless (1995) and providing the voice of Rex in the Toy Story franchise. He has also appeared in a variety of television series, including recurring roles as Cyrus Rose in Gossip Girl (2008–2012) and as Grand Nagus Zek in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999). His plays include The Designated Mourner, Aunt Dan and Lemon and Grasses of a Thousand Colors. He also co-wrote the screenplay for My Dinner with Andre with Andre Gregory, and he scripted A Master Builder (2013), a film adaptation of of the play by Henrik Ibsen, which he also starred in. His book Essays was published in 2009 by Haymarket Books. Description above from the Wikipedia article Wallace Shawn, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 12, 1943 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
136
First Appeared:
In the movie Rifkin's Festival
Latest Project:
Movie Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made 2020-01-25
Known For
Poster of Christmas at Cartwright's
Poster of Nickel & Dime
Poster of Nice Girls Don't Explode
Poster of My Dinner with Louis
Filmography
Movie Rifkin's Festival 2021
Movie Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made Mr. Crocus 2020-01-25
Movie Toy Story 4 Rex (voice) 2019-06-19
Movie Marriage Story Frank 2019-11-06
Movie Forky Asks a Question: What Is Time? Rex (voice) 2019-11-29
Movie Book Club Dr. Derek 2018-05-18
Series Big City Greens Jyle (voice) 2018-06-18
Movie What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 2018-10-12
Movie Animal Crackers Mr. Woodley (voice) 2018-06-07
Series The Good Fight Charles Lester 2017-02-19
Movie The Only Living Boy in New York David 2017-07-27
Movie Another Kind of Wedding Albert 2017-12-01
Movie Cop and a Half: New Recruit Principal Miller 2017-10-19
Series Young Sheldon John Sturgis 2017-09-25
Movie Starring Austin Pendleton 2016-04-01
Movie Maggie's Plan Kliegler 2016-04-27
Movie Club Penguin Monster Beach Party Gary the Gadget Guy 2015-08-10
Movie Halloween Panic! Gary 2015-10-25
Movie Robo-Dog Mr. Willis 2015-10-14
Movie Christmas at Cartwright's Harry 2014-12-07
Movie The Double Mr. Papadopoulos 2014-04-04
Movie Don Peyote Psychotherapist 2014-05-01
Movie Toy Story That Time Forgot Rex (voice) 2014-12-02
Series BoJack Horseman Wallace Shawn (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Admission Clearence 2013-03-21
Movie Toy Story of Terror! Rex (Voice) 2013-10-16
Movie Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Himself 2013-04-03
Movie A Master Builder Halvard Solness 2013-11-11
Movie Vamps Dr. Van Helsing 2012-08-25
Movie Partysaurus Rex Rex 2012-09-14
Movie A Late Quartet Gideon Rosen 2012-11-02
Movie The Speed of Thought Sandy 2011-04-29
Movie Hawaiian Vacation Rex (voice) 2011-06-16
Movie Small Fry Rex (voice) 2011-11-23
Movie Furry Vengeance Dr. Christian Burr (uncredited) 2010-04-02
Movie Toy Story 3 Rex (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Calico (voice) 2010-07-28
Movie Jack and the Beanstalk Booker / Broker / Lancealot Squarejaw 2009-11-06
Movie Capitalism: A Love Story Himself 2009-09-06
Movie Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King Mr. Gibbles (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Register's Reporter 2008-07-02
Series Life on Mars The Sorcerer 2008-10-09
Series Gossip Girl Cyrus Rose 2008-01-19
Movie I Could Never Be Your Woman Teacher 2007-05-11
Movie Southland Tales Baron Von Westphalen 2006-05-15
Series Eureka Warren Hughes 2006-07-18
Movie Howard Zinn: Voices of a People's History of the United States Self 2006-03-14
Movie Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers Barnacle Paul (voice) 2006-08-21
Movie Happily N'Ever After Munk (voice) 2006-09-14
Movie Air Buddies Billy (voice) 2006-12-12
Series Fat Actress Unknown 2005-03-06
Movie Chicken Little Principal Fetchit (voice) 2005-11-04
Movie Teacher's Pet Principal Crosby Strickler (voice) 2004-01-16
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Series The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Movie Karroll's Christmas 2004-12-14
Movie The Incredibles Gilbert Huph (voice) 2004-11-05
Movie Melinda and Melinda Sy 2004-10-29
Movie Monte Walsh Colonel Wilson 2003-01-17
Movie The Haunted Mansion Ezra 2003-11-25
Movie Duplex Herman 2003-09-26
Movie Personal Velocity Mr. Gelb 2002-01-12
Movie The Curse of the Jade Scorpion George Bond 2001-08-05
Movie As You Wish: The Story of The Princess Bride 2001-09-04
Series Blonde I.E. Shinn 2001-05-13
Movie Monsters, Inc. Rex (outtakes) (voice) (uncredited) 2001-11-01
Series Stanley 2001-09-15
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Movie The Prime Gig Gene 2000-01-01
Movie Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins Rex (voice) 2000-08-08
Series Teacher's Pet 2000-09-09
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie My Favorite Martian Dr. Elliott Coleye 1999-02-11
Movie Toy Story 2 Rex the Green Dinosaur (voice) 1999-10-30
Movie The Story Behind 'Toy Story' Himself 1999-12-27
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Benjamin Edelman 1999-09-20
Movie Noah 1998-10-11
Movie Just Write Arthur Blake 1997-03-01
Series Stargate SG-1 Arlos 1997-07-27
Movie Vegas Vacation Marty 1997-02-13
Series The Wonderful World of Disney Unknown 1997-09-28
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Movie Critical Care Furnaceman 1997-10-31
Movie All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Labrador MC (voice) 1996-03-29
Movie House Arrest 1996-08-14
Movie The Wife Cosmo 1996-08-16
Movie Canadian Bacon Canadian Prime Minister Clark MacDonald 1995-06-08
Movie A Goofy Movie Principal Arthur Mazur (voice) 1995-04-07
Movie Clueless Mr. Wendell Hall 1995-07-19
Movie Just Like Dad Stan Spiegel 1995-09-01
Movie Toy Story Rex (voice) 1995-10-30
Movie Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Horatio Byrd 1994-09-07
Movie Vanya on 42nd Street Vanya 1994-10-19
Series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Zek 1993-01-03
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Series The Pink Panther Unknown 1993-09-11
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Movie The Meteor Man Mr. Little 1993-08-06
Movie The Cemetery Club Larry 1993-02-03
Movie Nickel & Dime Everett Willits 1992-01-01
Movie Mom and Dad Save the World Sibor, Semage's Beau 1992-07-24
Movie The Double 0 Kid Cashpot 1992-09-07
Movie Shadows and Fog Simon Carr 1991-12-05
Movie We're No Angels Translator 1989-06-02
Movie She's Out of Control Doctor Fishbinder 1989-04-14
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills Howard 1989-06-03
Movie The Moderns Oiseau 1988-04-15
Movie The Bedroom Window Henderson's Attorney 1987-01-16
Movie Radio Days Masked Avenger 1987-01-30
Movie Prick Up Your Ears John Lahr 1987-04-17
Movie The Princess Bride Vizzini 1987-09-25
Movie Nice Girls Don't Explode Ellen 1987-02-01
Movie Heaven Help Us Father Abruzzi 1985-02-08
Movie Head Office Mike Hoover 1985-06-06
Movie The Hotel New Hampshire Freud 1984-03-09
Movie Crackers Turtle 1984-02-17
Movie The Bostonians Mr. Pardon 1984-05-01
Movie Micki & Maude Dr. Elliot Fibel 1984-12-21
Movie My Dinner with Louis Interviewer 1984-05-06
Series The Cosby Show Unknown 1984-09-20
Movie How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days Professor Silverfish 1983-01-01
Movie Lovesick Otto Jaffe 1983-02-18
Movie Strange Invaders Earl 1983-09-16
Movie Saigon: Year Of The Cat 1983-11-29
Movie Deal of the Century Harold DeVoto 1983-11-04
Movie The First Time Jules Goldfarb 1983-07-13
Movie A Little Sex Oliver 1982-04-02
Movie My Dinner with Andre Wally Shawn 1981-10-11
Movie Atlantic City Waiter 1980-09-02
Movie Simon Eric Van Dongen 1980-02-01
Movie Manhattan Jeremiah 1979-04-25
Movie Starting Over Workshop Member 1979-10-05
Movie All That Jazz Assistant Insurance Man 1979-12-20
Series The Pink Panther Show 1964-12-18