Clarence Wilson

Clarence Wilson

  • Born on
    • November 17th, 1876
  • Died on
    • October 5th, 1941
Clarence Hummel Wilson (November 17, 1876 – October 5, 1941) was an American character actor. He appeared in nearly 200 movies between 1920 and 1941, mostly in supporting roles as an old miser or grouch. He had notable supporting roles in films like The Front Page (1931), Ruggles of Red Gap (1935), and You Can't Take It With You (1938). Wilson also played in several Our Gang comedies, most notably as Mr. Crutch in Shrimps for a Day and school board chairman Alonzo Pratt in Come Back, Miss Pipps, his final film. Wilson died on October 5, 1941, approximately three weeks before the release of Come Back, Miss Pipps.

Starring Clarence Wilson on Plex


Acting (34 Credits)

1939Son of Frankenstein as Dr. Berger
1939Drums Along the Mohawk as Paymaster (uncredited)
1939Let Us Live as Lunchroom Proprietor (uncredited)
1938Having Wonderful Time as Mr. G
1938You Can't Take It with You as John Blakely
1938Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm as Jake Singer (as Clarence Hummel Wilson)
1938In Old Chicago as Lawyer
1938The Mad Miss Manton as Norris' Attorney (uncredited)
1937A Star Is Born as Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
1936The Case of the Black Cat as Mr. Shuster
1936Wedding Present as Simmons
1935Ruggles of Red Gap as Jake Henshaw
1935I Dream Too Much as The Lawyer (uncredited)
1935Mad Love as Piano Creditor (Uncredited)
1934The Count of Monte Cristo as Fouquet
1934Forsaking All Others as Hotel Manager (Uncredited)
1934Operator 13 as Josiah Claybourne (uncredited)
1934Imitation of Life as Mr. Bristol, Landlord (uncredited)
1933A Shriek in the Night as Perkins
1933Son of Kong as Hilda's Father (uncredited)
1933The Keyhole as J. Weems - Acme Detective Agency Head (uncredited)
1932Penguin Pool Murder as Bertrand B. Hemingway
1932Winner Take All as Ben Isaacs
1932Jewel Robbery as Prefect of Police
1932The Purchase Price as Justice of the Peace Elmer (uncredited)
1932The Beast of the City as Coroner (uncredited)
1932The Phantom of Crestwood as Apartment House Manager (uncredited)
1932Rasputin and the Empress as Minor Role (uncredited)
193220, 000 Years in Sing Sing as Finn's Lawyer Morris (uncredited)
1931The Front Page as Sheriff Hartman
1930Paid as Max Hardy (uncredited)
1928A Girl in Every Port as Bartender in Marseille (uncredited)
1927Sunrise as Money Lender (uncredited)
1920The Penalty as A Crook (uncredited)

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