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Actor Willie Best

Willie Best

  • Date of Birth:

    Sunflower, Mississippi, USA

  • Height:

    6' (1.83 m)

Biography:

One of the hard-working, unappreciated African-American actors of Hollywood's "Golden Era" who produced good work with what he was given. He starred alongside some of film's great comedians including the Marx Brothers, Bob Hope, Laurel and Hardy and three films with Shirley Temple. In addition to being a talented comedian and character actor, Best was also a musician/song writer. After a drug arrest ended his film career, he worked in television for a while before retiring to obscurit... more

Willie Best Filmography

Aсtor (19)

Movie

Year

Movie Brother Can You Spare a Dime Brother Can You Spare a Dime

as (archive footage)

1975
Movie Maisie Gets Her Man Maisie Gets Her Man

as Sam, Room Service Waiter (uncredited)

1942
Movie Highway West Highway West

as Bub Wellington

1941
Movie The Ghost Breakers The Ghost Breakers

as Alex

1940
Movie Blondie on a Budget Blondie on a Budget

as Newsboy (uncredited)

1940
Movie I Take This Woman I Take This Woman

as Sambo

1940
Movie Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation

as Driver (uncredited)

1939
Movie Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter

as Apollo Johnson

1939
Movie Mr. Moto in Danger Island Mr. Moto in Danger Island

as Launch Pilot (uncredited)

1939
Movie Blondie Blondie

as Hotel Porter

1938
Movie The Littlest Rebel The Littlest Rebel

as James Henry

1935
Movie Annie Oakley Annie Oakley

as Second Cook (uncredited)

1935
Movie Little Miss Marker Little Miss Marker

as Dizzy Memphis

1934