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Wallace Shawn

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.

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Nov 12, 1943 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Pink Panther 1964-12-18
Latest Project:
Movie The Addams Family 2 2021-10-01
Known For
Poster of Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
Poster of Toy Story 4
Poster of Monsters, Inc.
Poster of Stanley
Movie The Addams Family 2 Mr. Mustela (voice) 2021-10-01
Movie Waiting for Godot Lucky 2021-05-06
Movie A Virtual Princess Bride Reunion Vizzini 2020-09-13
Movie Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made Mr. Crocus 2020-01-25
Movie Rifkin's Festival Mort Rifkin 2020-10-01
Movie Toy Story 4 Rex (voice) 2019-06-19
Movie Marriage Story Frank 2019-09-28
Movie Forky Asks a Question: What Is Time? Rex (voice) 2019-11-29
Movie Book Club Dr. Derek 2018-05-18
Movie What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Himself 2018-10-12
Series Big City Greens Jyle (voice) 2018-06-18
Movie Animal Crackers Mr. Woodley (voice) 2017-06-23
Series The Good Fight Charles Lester 2017-02-19
Movie The Only Living Boy in New York David 2017-07-27
Movie Cop and a Half: New Recruit Principal Miller 2017-08-01
Series Young Sheldon John Sturgis 2017-09-25
Movie Another Kind of Wedding Albert 2017-12-01
Movie Starring Austin Pendleton 2016-04-01
Movie Maggie's Plan Kliegler 2016-04-27
Movie Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond Self (archive footage) 2015-12-10
Movie Robo-Dog Mr. Willis 2015-10-14
Movie Club Penguin Monster Beach Party Gary the Gadget Guy (voice) 2015-08-10
Movie Halloween Panic! Gary 2015-10-25
Movie Don Peyote Psychotherapist 2014-05-01
Series Mozart in the Jungle Winslow Elliott 2014-02-06
Movie The Double Mr. Papadopoulos 2014-04-03
Series The Night Shift Mr. Neville 2014-05-27
Series BoJack Horseman Wallace Shawn (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Christmas at Cartwright's Harry 2014-12-07
Movie Toy Story That Time Forgot Rex (voice) 2014-12-02
Movie The Fog of Courage The Farmer 2014-10-31
Movie Admission Clearence 2013-03-21
Movie Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Himself 2013-04-03
Movie A Master Builder Halvard Solness 2013-11-11
Movie Toy Story of Terror! Rex (Voice) 2013-10-16
Movie Vamps Dr. Van Helsing 2012-08-25
Movie Partysaurus Rex Rex (voice) 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) 2010-04-30
Movie Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Calico (voice) 2010-07-28
Movie Toy Story 3 Rex (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie Capitalism: A Love Story Self 2009-09-06
Movie Jack and the Beanstalk Broker / Booker / Lancelot Squarejaw 2009-11-06
Movie Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Register's Reporter 2008-07-02
Series Life on Mars The Sorcerer 2008-10-09
Movie Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King Mr. Gibbles (voice) 2008-09-23
Movie Strange Culture Self 2007-02-09
Movie Happily N'Ever After Munk (voice) 2007-01-05
Movie I Could Never Be Your Woman Math Teacher (uncredited) 2007-05-11
Movie The Pixar Story Rex (voice) (archive footage) 2007-08-28
Movie Southland Tales Baron Von Westphalen 2007-11-14
Series Gossip Girl Cyrus Rose 2007-09-19
Movie Howard Zinn: Voices of a People's History of the United States Self 2006-03-14
Series Eureka Warren Hughes 2006-07-18
Movie Air Buddies Billy (voice) 2006-12-12
Movie Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers Barnacle Paul (voice) 2006-08-21
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 2004-12-25
Movie Melinda and Melinda Sy 2004-10-29
Movie The Incredibles Gilbert Huph (voice) 2004-10-27
Movie Monte Walsh Colonel Wilson 2003-01-17
Movie Duplex Herman 2003-09-26
Movie The Haunted Mansion Ezra 2003-11-25
Movie Personal Velocity Mr. Gelb 2002-01-12
Movie As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' 2001-09-04
Series Blonde I.E. Shinn 2001-05-13
Movie The Curse of the Jade Scorpion George Bond 2001-08-05
Series Stanley 2001-09-15
Series Crossing Jordan Dr. Howard Stiles 2001-09-24
Movie Monsters, Inc. Rex (voice) (uncredited) 2001-11-01
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
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
Movie Buzz Lightyear Mission Logs - The Science of Adventure Rex (voice) 2000-10-19
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
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Benjamin Edelman 1999-09-20
Movie The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story Tarzan Chimp (voice) 1998-01-01
Movie Noah 1998-10-11
Movie Vegas Vacation Marty 1997-02-13
Movie Just Write Arthur Blake 1997-03-01
Series King of the Hill Philip Ny (voice) 1997-01-12
Series Stargate SG-1 Arlos 1997-07-27
Movie Critical Care Furnaceman 1997-10-31
Series The Wonderful World of Disney Unknown 1997-09-28
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Movie All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Labrador MC (voice) 1996-03-29
Movie House Arrest Victor Finley 1996-08-14
Movie The Story Behind 'Toy Story' Himself 1996-12-18
Movie The Wife Cosmo 1995-04-21
Movie A Goofy Movie Principal Arthur Mazur (voice) 1995-04-07
Movie Canadian Bacon Canadian Prime Minister Clark MacDonald 1995-06-08
Movie Clueless Mr. Wendell Hall 1995-07-19
Movie Napoleon Echidna (voice) 1995-06-30
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 Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Movie The Cemetery Club Larry 1993-02-03
Series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Zek 1993-01-03
Movie The Meteor Man Mr. Little 1993-08-06
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Series The Pink Panther Unknown 1993-09-11
Movie Nickel & Dime Everett Willits 1992-01-01
Movie The Double 0 Kid Cashpot 1992-09-07
Movie Mom and Dad Save the World Sibor, Semage's Beau 1992-07-24
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 Nice Girls Don't Explode Ellen 1987-02-01
Movie The Bedroom Window Henderson's Attorney 1987-01-16
Movie Radio Days Masked Avenger 1987-01-30
Movie The Princess Bride Vizzini 1987-09-25
Movie Prick Up Your Ears John Lahr 1987-04-17
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 The Bostonians Mr. Pardon 1984-05-01
Movie Crackers Turtle 1984-02-17
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 Lovesick Otto Jaffe 1983-02-18
Movie How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days Professor Silverfish 1983-01-01
Movie The First Time Jules Goldfarb 1983-07-13
Movie Deal of the Century Harold DeVoto 1983-11-04
Movie Saigon: Year Of The Cat Frank Judd 1983-11-29
Movie Strange Invaders Earl 1983-09-16
Movie A Little Sex Oliver 1982-04-02
Movie Cheaper to Keep Her Mugger 1981-01-01
Movie My Dinner with Andre Wally Shawn 1981-10-11
Movie Simon Eric Van Dongen 1980-02-01
Movie Atlantic City Waiter 1980-09-03
Movie Manhattan Jeremiah 1979-04-25
Movie Starting Over Workshop Member 1979-10-05
Movie All That Jazz Assistant Insurance Man 1979-12-16
Series The Pink Panther Unknown 1964-12-18