Willie Best (1913 - 1962)


Books with an entry on Willie Best
S. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry
Historical dictionary of African American cinema
Lanham, Maryland - Toronto - Plymouth, UK, 2007

Danny Peary
Cult Movie Stars
New York, [..], 1991

James Robert Parish with Earl Anderson, Richard E. Braff, John Robert Cocchi, and Harry Purvis
Hollywood Character Actors
New Rochelle, New York, 1978

Alfred E. Twomey and Arthur F. McClure
The Versatiles, A Study of Supporting Character Actors and Actresses in the American Motion Picture, 1930-1955
South Brunswick and New York - London, 1969




Willie Best
* May 27, 1913 Sunflower, Mississippi, USA
 February 27, 1962 Hollywood, California, USA


Films

1952-1955

My Little Margie

1948

Shanghai Chest
Smart Woman

1947

The Red Stallion

1946

Dangerous Money
No Leave, No Love
The Face of Marble

1945

Pillow to Post
The Red Dragon

1944

The Adventures of Mark Twain
The Mark of the Whistler
Music for Millions

1943

Cabin in the Sky
Dixie
Thank Your Lucky Stars
The Kansan

1942

A-Haunting We Will Go
Busses Roar
The Hidden Hand
Juke Girl
Maisie Gets Her Man
Whispering Ghosts

1941

The Body Disappears
Flight from Destiny
High Sierra
Highway West
The Lady from Cheyenne
Nothing But the Truth
Road Show
The Smiling Ghost

1940

The Ghost Breakers
I Take This Woman
Money and the Woman
Blondie on a Budget

1939

At the Circus
Blackmail
Mr. Moto in Danger Island
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Nancy Drew, Trouble Shooter
Private Detective
The Saint Strikes Back
Slightly Honorable
Way Down South

1938

Blondie
Crashing Hollywood
Gold Is Where You Find It
Merrily We Live
Vivacious Lady
Prairie Papas

1937

Criminal Lawyer
Super-Sleuth
We Who Are About to Die
You Can't Buy Luck

1936

Murder on a Bridle Path
Muss 'em Up
Night Waitress
Thank You, Jeeves!
Silly Billies
Two in Revolt

1935

Jalna
The Littlest Rebel
Murder on a Honeymoon
The Nitwits
The Arizonian
Annie Oakley
To Beat the Band

1934

Kentucky Kernels
Little Miss Marker

1932

The Monster Walks
Disorderly Conduct

1931

Up Pops the Devil
The Bad Sister

1930

Ladies of Leisure
Feet First


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