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Wallace Shawn

1943-11-12 New York City, New York, USA

Image of 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.


Waiting for Godot Lucky 2021-05-06
The Addams Family 2 Mr. Mustela (voice) 2021-10-01
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made Mr. Crocus 2020-01-25
A Virtual Princess Bride Reunion Vizzini 2020-09-13
Rifkin's Festival Mort Rifkin 2020-10-01
Forky Asks a Question: What Is Time? Rex (voice) 2019-11-29
Marriage Story Frank 2019-09-28
Toy Story 4 Rex (voice) 2019-06-19
Book Club Dr. Derek 2018-05-18
What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Himself 2018-10-12
Animal Crackers Mr. Woodley (voice) 2017-06-23
The Only Living Boy in New York David 2017-07-27
Another Kind of Wedding Albert 2017-12-01
Cop and a Half: New Recruit Principal Miller 2017-08-01
Maggie's Plan Kliegler 2016-04-27
Starring Austin Pendleton 2016-04-01
Halloween Panic! Gary 2015-10-25
Robo-Dog Mr. Willis 2015-10-14
Club Penguin Monster Beach Party Gary the Gadget Guy (voice) 2015-08-10
Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond Self (archive footage) 2015-12-10
Don Peyote Psychotherapist 2014-05-01
The Fog of Courage The Farmer 2014-10-31
Christmas at Cartwright's Harry 2014-12-07
Toy Story That Time Forgot Rex (voice) 2014-12-02
The Double Mr. Papadopoulos 2014-04-03
Admission Clearence 2013-03-21
Toy Story of Terror! Rex (Voice) 2013-10-16
A Master Builder Halvard Solness 2013-11-11
Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner Himself 2013-04-03
Partysaurus Rex Rex (voice) 2012-09-14
Vamps Dr. Van Helsing 2012-08-25
A Late Quartet Gideon Rosen 2012-11-02
The Speed of Thought Sandy 2011-04-29
Small Fry Rex (voice) 2011-11-23
Hawaiian Vacation Rex (voice) 2011-06-16
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Calico (voice) 2010-07-28
Furry Vengeance Dr. Christian Burr (uncredited) 2010-04-02
Toy Story 3 Rex (voice) 2010-06-16
Jack and the Beanstalk Broker / Booker / Lancelot Squarejaw 2009-11-06
Jack and the Beanstalk Booker / Broker / Lancealot Squarejaw 2009-11-06
The Windmill Movie Himself 2009-06-17
Capitalism: A Love Story Self 2009-09-06
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Register's Reporter 2008-07-02
Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King Mr. Gibbles (voice) 2008-01-01
Strange Culture Self 2007-02-09
I Could Never Be Your Woman Teacher 2007-05-11
Southland Tales Baron Von Westphalen 2007-11-14
Happily N'Ever After Munk (voice) 2007-01-05
I Could Never Be Your Woman Math Teacher (uncredited) 2007-05-11
Air Buddies Billy (voice) 2006-12-12
Howard Zinn: Voices of a People's History of the United States Self 2006-03-14
Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers Barnacle Paul (voice) 2006-08-21
Chicken Little Principal Fetchit (voice) 2005-11-04
Teacher's Pet Principal Crosby Strickler (voice) 2004-01-16
The Incredibles Gilbert Huph (voice) 2004-10-27
Karroll's Christmas 2004-12-25
Melinda and Melinda Sy 2004-10-29
Duplex Herman 2003-09-26
The Haunted Mansion Ezra 2003-11-25
Monte Walsh Colonel Wilson 2003-01-17
Personal Velocity Mr. Gelb 2002-01-12
Monsters, Inc. Rex (voice) (uncredited) 2001-11-01
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion George Bond 2001-08-05
As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' 2001-09-04
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins Rex (voice) 2000-08-08
The Prime Gig Gene 2000-01-01
Buzz Lightyear Mission Logs - The Science of Adventure Rex (voice) 2000-10-19
Toy Story 2 Rex the Green Dinosaur (voice) 1999-10-30
My Favorite Martian Dr. Elliott Coleye 1999-02-11
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story Tarzan Chimp (voice) 1998-01-01
Noah 1998-10-11
Critical Care Furnaceman 1997-10-31
Vegas Vacation Marty 1997-02-13
Just Write Arthur Blake 1997-03-01
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Labrador MC (voice) 1996-03-29
House Arrest Victor Finley 1996-08-14
The Story Behind 'Toy Story' Himself 1996-12-18
Toy Story Rex (voice) 1995-10-30
Clueless Mr. Wendell Hall 1995-07-19
Napoleon Echidna (voice) 1995-06-30
The Wife Cosmo 1995-04-21
Canadian Bacon Canadian Prime Minister Clark MacDonald 1995-06-08
A Goofy Movie Principal Arthur Mazur (voice) 1995-04-07
Just Like Dad Stan Spiegel 1995-09-01
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Horatio Byrd 1994-09-07
Vanya on 42nd Street Vanya 1994-10-19
The Cemetery Club Larry 1993-02-03
The Meteor Man Mr. Little 1993-08-06
Nickel & Dime Everett Willits 1992-01-01
Mom and Dad Save the World Sibor, Semage's Beau 1992-07-24
The Double 0 Kid Cashpot 1992-09-07
Shadows and Fog Simon Carr 1991-12-05
She's Out of Control Doctor Fishbinder 1989-04-14
We're No Angels Translator 1989-06-02
Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills Howard 1989-06-03
The Moderns Oiseau 1988-04-15
The Princess Bride Vizzini 1987-09-25
Prick Up Your Ears John Lahr 1987-04-17
Nice Girls Don't Explode Ellen 1987-02-01
The Bedroom Window Henderson's Attorney 1987-01-16
Radio Days Masked Avenger 1987-01-30
Heaven Help Us Father Abruzzi 1985-02-08
Head Office Mike Hoover 1985-06-06
My Dinner with Louis Interviewer 1984-05-06
Micki & Maude Dr. Elliot Fibel 1984-12-21
The Hotel New Hampshire Freud 1984-03-09
Crackers Turtle 1984-02-17
The Bostonians Mr. Pardon 1984-05-01
Deal of the Century Harold DeVoto 1983-11-04
Saigon: Year Of The Cat Frank Judd 1983-11-29
The First Time Jules Goldfarb 1983-07-13
Strange Invaders Earl 1983-09-16
How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days Professor Silverfish 1983-01-01
Lovesick Otto Jaffe 1983-02-18
A Little Sex Oliver 1982-04-02
Cheaper to Keep Her Mugger 1981-01-01
My Dinner with Andre Wally Shawn 1981-10-11
Simon Eric Van Dongen 1980-02-01
Atlantic City Waiter 1980-09-03
Starting Over Workshop Member 1979-10-05
Manhattan Jeremiah 1979-04-25
All That Jazz Assistant Insurance Man 1979-12-16