Wallace Shawn

80, from New York City, New York, USA

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Biography

Wallace 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 My Dinner with Andre, Vizzini in The Princess Bride, Mr. Hall in Clueless and 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 and as Grand Nagus Zek in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

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 and he scripted A Master Builder, 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.

Timeline

2021Aged 78

  • Poster for Waiting for Godot

    Lucky

  • Poster for The Addams Family 2

    Mr. Mustela (voice)

2020Aged 77

  • Poster for Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

    Mr. Crocus

  • Poster for A Virtual Princess Bride Reunion

    Vizzini

  • Poster for Rifkin's Festival

    Mort Rifkin

2019Aged 76

  • Poster for Toy Story 4

    Rex (voice)

  • Poster for Marriage Story

    Frank

  • Poster for Forky Asks a Question: What Is Time?

    Rex (voice)

2018Aged 75

  • Poster for Book Club

    Dr. Derek

  • Poster for What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Self

2017Aged 74

  • Poster for Animal Crackers

    Mr. Woodley (voice)

  • Poster for The Only Living Boy in New York

    David

  • Poster for Cop and a Half: New Recruit

    Principal Miller

  • Poster for Another Kind of Wedding

    Albert

2016Aged 73

  • Poster for Starring Austin Pendleton

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for Maggie's Plan

    Kliegler

2015Aged 72

  • Poster for Club Penguin Monster Beach Party

    Gary the Gadget Guy (voice)

  • Poster for Robo-Dog

    Mr. Willis

  • Poster for Club Penguin Halloween Panic!

    Gary

  • Poster for Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond

    Self (archive footage)

2014Aged 71

  • Poster for The Double

    Mr. Papadopoulos

  • Poster for Don Peyote

    Psychotherapist

  • Poster for The Fog of Courage

    Eustace Bagge

  • Poster for Toy Story That Time Forgot

    Rex (voice)

  • Poster for Christmas at Cartwright's

    Harry

2013Aged 70

2012Aged 69

  • Poster for Vamps

    Dr. Van Helsing

  • Poster for Partysaurus Rex

    Rex (voice)

  • Poster for A Late Quartet

    Gideon Rosen

2011Aged 68

  • Poster for The Speed of Thought

    Sandy

  • Poster for Hawaiian Vacation

    Rex (voice)

  • Poster for Small Fry

    Rex (voice)

2010Aged 67

  • Poster for Furry Vengeance

    Dr. Christian Burr (uncredited)

  • Poster for Toy Story 3

    Rex (voice)

  • Poster for Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

    Calico (voice)

2009Aged 66

  • Poster for AndrĂ© Gregory and Wallace Shawn

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for The Windmill Movie

    Self

  • Poster for Capitalism: A Love Story

    Self

  • Poster for Jack and the Beanstalk

    Broker / Booker / Lancelot Squarejaw

2008Aged 65

  • Poster for USIDent TV: Surveilling the Southland

    Self

  • Poster for Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

    Mr. Gibson

  • Poster for Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King

    Mr. Gibbles (voice)

2007Aged 64

  • Poster for Happily N'Ever After

    Munk (voice)

  • Poster for Strange Culture

    Self

  • Poster for I Could Never Be Your Woman

    Math Teacher (uncredited)

  • Poster for The Pixar Story

    Rex (voice) (archive footage)

2006Aged 63

  • Poster for Howard Zinn: Voices of a People's History of the United States

    Self

  • Poster for Southland Tales

    Baron Von Westphalen

  • Poster for Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers

    Barnacle Paul (voice)

  • Poster for Air Buddies

    Billy (voice)

2005Aged 62

  • Poster for Love Thy Neighbor

    Clinic Doctor

  • Poster for Chicken Little

    Principal Fetchit (voice)

2004Aged 61

  • Poster for Teacher's Pet

    Principal Crosby Strickler (voice)

  • Poster for The Incredibles

    Gilbert Huph (voice)

  • Poster for Melinda and Melinda

    Sy

  • Poster for Karroll's Christmas

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for Marie and Bruce

    Screenplay

  • Poster for The Fever

    Screenplay

2003Aged 60

  • Poster for Monte Walsh

    Colonel Wilson

  • Poster for Duplex

    Herman

  • Poster for The Haunted Mansion

    Ezra

2002Aged 59

  • Poster for Personal Velocity

    Mr. Gelb

2001Aged 58

  • Poster for The Prime Gig

    Gene

  • Poster for The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

    George Bond

  • Poster for As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride'

    Self

  • Poster for Monsters, Inc.

    Rex (voice) (uncredited)

2000Aged 57

  • Poster for Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

    Rex (voice)

1999Aged 56

  • Poster for The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for My Favorite Martian

    Coleye

  • Poster for Toy Story 2

    Rex the Green Dinosaur (voice)

1998Aged 55

  • Poster for The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story

    Tarzan Chimp (voice)

  • Poster for Noah

    (Unknown)

1997Aged 54

  • Poster for Vegas Vacation

    Marty

  • Poster for Just Write

    Arthur Blake

  • Poster for Critical Care

    Furnaceman

  • Poster for The Designated Mourner

    Theatre Play

1996Aged 53

  • Poster for All Dogs Go to Heaven 2

    Labrador MC (voice)

  • Poster for House Arrest

    Victor Finley

  • Poster for The Story Behind 'Toy Story'

    Self

1995Aged 52

  • Poster for A Goofy Movie

    Principal Mazur (voice)

  • Poster for Driving Mr. Pink

    Boss Man (voice)

  • Poster for The Wife

    Cosmo

  • Poster for Canadian Bacon

    Canadian Prime Minister Clark MacDonald

  • Poster for Napoleon

    Echidna (voice)

  • Poster for Clueless

    Mr. Wendell Hall

  • Poster for Just Like Dad

    Stan Spiegel

  • Poster for Toy Story

    Rex (voice)

1994Aged 51

  • Poster for Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

    Horatio Byrd

  • Poster for Vanya on 42nd Street

    Vanya

1993Aged 50

  • Poster for The Cemetery Club

    Larry

  • Poster for The Meteor Man

    Mr. Little

1992Aged 49

  • Poster for The Magic Bubble

    Doctor/Therapist

  • Poster for Nickel & Dime

    Everett Willits

  • Poster for Mom and Dad Save the World

    Sibor, Semage's Beau

  • Poster for The Double 0 Kid

    Cashpot

1991Aged 48

  • Poster for Shadows and Fog

    Simon Carr

1989Aged 46

  • Poster for She's Out of Control

    Dr. Fishbinder

  • Poster for We're No Angels

    Translator

  • Poster for Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills

    Howard

1988Aged 45

  • Poster for The Moderns

    Oiseau

1987Aged 44

  • Poster for The Bedroom Window

    Henderson's Attorney

  • Poster for Radio Days

    Masked Avenger

  • Poster for Nice Girls Don't Explode

    Ellen

  • Poster for Prick Up Your Ears

    John Lahr

  • Poster for The Princess Bride

    Vizzini

1985Aged 42

  • Poster for Heaven Help Us

    Father Abruzzi

  • Poster for Head Office

    Mike Hoover

1984Aged 41

  • Poster for Crackers

    Turtle

  • Poster for The Hotel New Hampshire

    Freud

  • Poster for The Bostonians

    Mr. Pardon

  • Poster for My Dinner with Louis

    Interviewer

  • Poster for How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days

    Professor Silverfish

  • Poster for Micki + Maude

    Dr. Elliot Fibel

1983Aged 40

1982Aged 39

  • Poster for A Little Sex

    Oliver

1981Aged 38

  • Poster for Strong Medicine

    Birthday Party Guest (uncredited)

  • Poster for Cheaper to Keep Her

    Mugger

  • Poster for My Dinner with Andre

    Wally Shawn

1980Aged 37

  • Poster for Simon

    Eric Van Dongen

  • Poster for Atlantic City

    Waiter

1979Aged 36

  • Poster for Manhattan

    Jeremiah

  • Poster for Starting Over

    Workshop Member

  • Poster for All That Jazz

    Assistant Insurance Man

1975Aged 32

  • Poster for Our Late Night

    Writer