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Known Credits: 84

Birthday: 1943-11-12

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

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Wallace Shawn

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wallace Michael Shawn  (born November 12, 1943), sometimes credited as Wally Shawn, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, author, voice artist, and intellectual. His best-known film roles include Vizzini in The Princess Bride (1987), and debate teacher Mr. Hall in Clueless (1995).

On television he played Grand Nagus Zek on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Shawn is well known for his distinctive and high pitched voice. In the animated Toy Story films he provided the voice of "Rex," an insecure toy Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Shawn has pursued a parallel career as a playwright whose work is often dark, politically charged and controversial.

He is currently the voice of Taotie in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.

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Acting
2014 A Master Builder as Halvard Solness
2014 Don Peyote
2014 The Double as Mr. Papadopoulos
2013 Toy Story of Terror! as Rex
2013 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner as Himself
2013 Admission as Clearence
2012 Vamps as Dr. Van Helsing
2012 A Late Quartet as Gideon Rosen
2012 Partysaurus Rex as Rex (voice)
2011 Hawaiian Vacation as Rex (voice)
2011 The Speed of Thought as Sandy
2010 Toy Story 3 as Rex (voice)
2010 Jack and the Beanstalk as Booker / Broker / Lancealot Squarejaw
2009 Capitalism: A Love Story as Himself
2008 Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King as Mr. Gibbles (voice)
2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl as Register's Reporter
2007 Gossip Girl - (10 episodes) as Cyrus Rose
2006 Happily N'Ever After as Munk
2006 Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers as Purple Pirate Paul / Narrator
2006 Southland Tales as Baron Von Westphalen
2005 Chicken Little as Principal Fetchit
2005 Fat Actress - (1 episode)
2004 Karroll's Christmas
2004 The Incredibles as Gilbert Huph (voice)
2004 Melinda and Melinda as Sy
2004 Desperate Housewives - (4 episodes)
2004 The L Word - (4 episodes)
2003 The Haunted Mansion as Ezra
2003 Monte Walsh as Colonel Wilson
2001 Monsters, Inc. as Rex (outtakes) (voice) (uncredited)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent - (1 episode)
2001 Crossing Jordan - (8 episodes)
2001 Stanley - (17 episodes)
2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion as George Bond
2001 Blonde as I.E. Shinn
2001 The Prime Gig as Gene
2000 Teacher's Pet - (47 episodes)
1999 Toy Story 2 as Rex the Green Dinosaur (voice)
1999 My Favorite Martian as Dr. Elliott Coleye
1999 Family Guy - (3 episodes)
1998 Noah
1998 Just Write as Arthur Blake
1997 Critical Care as Furnaceman
1997 The Wonderful World of Disney - (1 episode)
1997 Ally McBeal - (1 episode)
1997 Stargate SG-1 - (1 episode)
1996 Clueless - (58 episodes)
1996 The Wife as Cosmo
1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 as Labrador MC (voice)
1995 Toy Story as Rex (voice)
1995 Clueless as Mr. Wendell Hall
1995 Canadian Bacon as Canadian Prime Minister Clark MacDonald
1995 A Goofy Movie as Principal Arthur Mazur
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Horatio Byrd
1994 Vanya on 42nd Street as Vanya
1993 The Nanny - (1 episode)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street - (1 episode)
1992 Double O Kid as Cashpot
1992 Mom and Dad Save the World as Sibor, Semage's Beau
1989 She's Out of Control as Doctor Fishbinder
1988 The Moderns as Oiseau
1987 The Princess Bride as Vizzini
1987 Prick Up Your Ears as John Lahr
1987 Nice Girls Don't Explode as Ellen
1987 Radio Days as Masked Avenger
1987 The Bedroom Window as Henderson's Attorney
1985 Head Office as Mike Hoover
1985 Heaven Help Us as Father Abruzzi
1984 Micki & Maude as Dr. Elliot Fibel
1984 The Cosby Show - (5 episodes)
1984 The Hotel New Hampshire as Freud
1984 Crackers as Turtle
1983 Deal of the Century as Harold DeVoto
1983 Strange Invaders as Earl
1983 The First Time as Jules Goldfarb
1983 Lovesick as Otto Jaffe
1981 My Dinner with Andre as Wally Shawn
1980 Atlantic City as Waiter
1979 All That Jazz as Assistant Insurance Man
1979 Manhattan as Jeremiah
1964 The Pink Panther Show - (200 episodes)
1900 The Pink Panther - (40 episodes)
1900 Karroll's Christmas - (0 episodes)
Writing
2014 A Master Builder … Writer
2004 Marie and Bruce … Writer
1981 My Dinner with Andre … Writer