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Wallace Shawn

American character actor and writer Wallace Shawn has one of those fun, mischievously homely faces just made to entertain. Though he got out of the starting gate rather slowly, he has since excelled on stage, television and film while managing to turn himself into a winner with his loser-type looks. Woody Allen's character in the movie Manhattan (... See full bio »

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Toy Story
Toy Story Rex
Toy Story 3
The Princess Bride
Toy Story 2
Toy Story 2 Rex the Green Dinosaur


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 2017 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes (TV Series)
Wally the White
- You Get Me (2017) ... Wally the White (voice)
 2017 Cop and a Half: New Recruit (TV Movie)
Principal Miller
 2017 Animal Crackers
Mr. Woodley (voice)
 2017 Drawing Home
Mr. Garfield
 2016 Life in Pieces (TV Series)
- Eyebrow Anonymous Trapped Gem (2016) ... Samuel
 2016 Regular Show (TV Series)
The Evil Brain
- The Brain of Evil (2016) ... The Evil Brain (voice)
 2016 The Stinky & Dirty Show (TV Series)
- Detour/Heat & Ice (2016) ... Tall (voice)
- Lost!/Squeak (2016) ... Tall (voice)
- Running on Empty/Rolling Blunder (2016) ... Tall (voice)
- Mighty Night/Water Ways (2016) ... Tall (voice)
 2016 The Night Shift (TV Series)
Mr. Neville
- Unexpected (2016) ... Mr. Neville
 2011-2016 Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (TV Series)
- Emperor's Rule (2016) ... Taotie (voice)
- Youth in Re-Volt (2016) ... Taotie (voice)
- Apocalypse Yao (2014) ... Taotie (voice)
- The Maltese Mantis (2013) ... Taotie (voice)
 2016 Disney Magic Kingdom (Video Game)
Rex (voice)
 2015 Penguin Halloween Panic (TV Movie)
Gary the Gadget Guy (voice)
 2015 Maggie's Plan
 2015 Penguin Monster Beach Party (TV Movie)
Gary the Gadget Guy (voice)
 2015 King's Quest (Video Game)
Manny (voice)
 2014 Christmas at Cartwright's (TV Movie)
Harry Osbourne
 2014 Toy Story That Time Forgot (TV Short)
Rex (voice)
 2014 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Wallace Shawn
- One Trick Pony (2014) ... Wallace Shawn (voice)
 2014 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
- Phineas and Ferb Save Summer (2014) ... Saul (voice)
 2014 The Fog of Courage (Short)
Eustace Bagge (voice)
 2013 A Master Builder
Halvard Solness
 2013 Toy Story of Terror (TV Short)
Rex (voice)
 2013 Disney Infinity (Video Game)
Rex (voice)
 2013 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Rasheeta / Imaginary Jake
- Puhoy (2013) ... Rasheeta / Imaginary Jake (voice, uncredited)
 2012 Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse (Video Game)
Bertram (voice)
 2012 Toy Story Toons: Partysaurus Rex (Short)
Rex (voice)
 2012 Fish Hooks (TV Series)
Rat King
- Guys' Night Out (2012) ... Rat King (voice)
 2011 Toy Story Toons: Small Fry (Short)
Rex (voice)
 2001-2011 Family Guy (TV Series)
- The Big Bang Theory (2011) ... Bertram (voice)
- Sibling Rivalry (2006) ... Bertram (voice)
- Emission Impossible (2001) ... Bertram (voice)
 2011 Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation (Short)
Rex (voice)
 2010 Meow-takes: Outtakes and Gag Reel (Video short)
 2010 Toy Story 3 (Video Game)
Rex (voice)
 2010 Toy Story 3: The Video Game (Video Game)
Rex (voice)
 2010 Toy Story 3
Rex (voice)
 2010 Furry Vengeance
Dr. Christian Burr (uncredited)
 2009 After Today Live (Short)
Principal Mazur (voice)
 2009 ER (TV Series)
Teddy Lempell
 2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Professor Roy Batters
- Snatched (2009) ... Professor Roy Batters
 2008 Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King (Video)
Mr. Gibbles (voice)
 2008 Mia et le Migou
The Migoo (English version, voice)
 2008 The Princess Bride Game (Video Game)
Vizzini (voice)
 2008 Toy Story Midway Mania! (Short)
Rex (voice)
 2008 Cashmere Mafia (TV Series)
Animal Handler
- Dog Eat Dog (2008) ... Animal Handler
 2008 The Return of Jezebel James (TV Series)
Garson Leeds
- I'm with Blank (2008) ... Garson Leeds
 2007 New York City Serenade
Wallace Shawn
 2007 I Could Never Be Your Woman
Math Teacher (uncredited)
 2006 Happily N'Ever After
Munk (voice)
 2006 Air Buddies (Video)
Billy (voice)
 2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Film Professor
- Weeping Willow (2006) ... Film Professor
 2006 Family Guy (Video Game)
Bertram (voice)
 2006 Tom and Jerry in Shiver Me Whiskers (Video)
Purple Pirate Paul / Narrator (voice)
 2006 The 12th Man (TV Movie)
 2005 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Lonny Moon
- They Asked Me Why I Believe in You (2005) ... Lonny Moon
 2005 Love Thy Neighbor
Clinic Doctor
 2005 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
- The Ties That Bind (2005) ... Arlos
 2005 Fat Actress (TV Series)
Dr. Sigmund von Oy
- The Koi Effect (2005) ... Dr. Sigmund von Oy
 2004 Karroll's Christmas (TV Movie)
Zeb Rosecog
 2004 The Incredibles (Video Game)
Gilbert Huph (voice)
 2004 The Incredibles
Gilbert Huph (voice)
 2004 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Martin Grable
- Splat! (2004) ... Martin Grable
 2003 Duplex
 2003 Monte Walsh (TV Movie)
Colonel Wilson
 2003 Stanley (TV Series)
Mr. Goldberg
- Going-Away Goose/Time to Climb! (2003) ... Mr. Goldberg (voice)
 2002 Sun Gods (TV Movie)
 2002 Mr. St. Nick (TV Movie)
 2002 Personal Velocity
Mr. Gelb
 2002 Teamo Supremo (TV Series)
- Running the Gauntlet! (2002) ... Gauntlet (voice)
 2001 Monsters, Inc.
Rex (outtakes) (voice, uncredited)
 2001 Three Sisters (TV Series)
Dean Webb
- Don't Be Thrown (2001) ... Dean Webb
 2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
George Bond
 2001 Blonde (TV Mini-Series)
I.E. Shinn
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... I.E. Shinn
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... I.E. Shinn
 2001 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Mr. Dune
- Falling Up (2001) ... Mr. Dune
 2000 The Prime Gig
 1999 Cosby (TV Series)
Mr. Fleming
 1993-1999 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
- The Dogs of War (1999) ... Zek
- Profit and Lace (1998) ... Zek
- Ferengi Love Songs (1997) ... Zek
- Prophet Motive (1995) ... Zek
 1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Frank Hopper
- A Case of Do or Die (1999) ... Frank Hopper
 1999 My Favorite Martian
 1998 Blind Men (TV Movie)
 1998 The Lionhearts (TV Series)
- Leo's Diet (1998) ... (voice)
- Brown Dog Day (1998) ... (voice)
- Survive (1998) ... (voice)
- Family Circus (1998) ... (voice)
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
- Noah (1998) ... Zack
 1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (Video)
Tarzan Chimp (voice)
 1997 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Philip Ny
- How to Fire a Rifle Without Really Trying (1997) ... Philip Ny (voice)
 1997 Just Write
Arthur Blake
 1996-1997 Clueless (TV Series)
Mr. Hall
- Secrets & Lies (1997) ... Mr. Hall
- Mr. Wright (1997) ... Mr. Hall
- All Teed Off (1997) ... Mr. Hall
- The Party's Over (1997) ... Mr. Hall
 1996 Toy Story (Video Game)
Rex (voice)
 1996 Toy Story Activity Center (Video Game)
Rex (voice)
 1996 House Arrest
Victor 'Vic' Finley
 1996 Toy Story Treats (TV Series short)
- Why Doesn't Andy Just Get Cable? (1996) ... Rex (voice)
- Wallstreet Report (1996) ... Rex (voice)
- Waiting in Line (1996) ... Rex (voice)
- Waiting for Andy (1996) ... Rex (voice)
- The Age of the Dinosaur (1996) ... Rex (voice)
 1995 Toy Story
Rex (voice)
 1993-1995 The Pink Panther (TV Series)
The Little Man
- Ice Blue Pink/Pink Trek (1995) ... The Little Man (voice)
 1995 Just Like Dad (TV Movie)
Stan Speigel
 1995 Something Wilder (TV Series)
Roof Inspector
- Dr. Roof (1995) ... Roof Inspector
 1995 Canadian Bacon
Canadian Prime Minister
 1995 Kalamazoo (Short)
 1995 Napoleon
Echidna (English version, voice)
 1995 The Wife
 1994 The Nanny (TV Series)
Charles Haste
- Pishke Business (1994) ... Charles Haste
 1993 Eligible Dentist (TV Movie)
 1993 Matrix (TV Series)
Mr. Gonley
- Lapses in Memory (1993) ... Mr. Gonley
 1992 Nickel & Dime
Everett Willits
 1992 Unbecoming Age
Dr. Block
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Riley Baker
- A Bus Named Desire (1992) ... Riley Baker
 1992 Mom and Dad Save the World
Sibor, Semage's Beau
 1992 The Double 0 Kid (Video)
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Simon Carr
 1989 She's Out of Control
Dr. Fishbinder
 1988 The Moderns
 1987 Prick Up Your Ears
John Lahr
 1987 Radio Days
Masked Avenger
 1987 The Bedroom Window
Henderson's Attorney
 1985 Heaven Help Us
Father Abruzzi
 1984 Micki + Maude
Dr. Elliot Fibel
 1984 The Bostonians
Mr. Pardon
 1984 Crackers
 1983 How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days (TV Movie)
Professor Silverfish
 1983 Saigon -Year of the Cat- (TV Movie)
Frank Judd
 1983 Deal of the Century
Harold DeVoto
 1983 Strange Invaders
 1983 The First Time
Jules Goldfarb
 1982-1983 Taxi (TV Series)
Arnie / Arnie Ross
 1983 Lovesick
Otto Jaffe
 1982 A Little Sex
 1981 Strong Medicine (uncredited)
 1981 Cheaper to Keep Her
 1980 Atlantic City
Waiter (as Wally Shawn)
 1980 Simon
Eric Van Dongen
 1979 All That Jazz
Assistant Insurance Man
 1979 Starting Over
Workshop Member
 1979 Manhattan
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Professor Marvel (1992)
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Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre produced its first show within the city limits with his play "Our Late Night." It opened July 8, 1977, was directed by Gary Houston and featured Laurie Metcalf, Joan Allen, Alan Wilder, John Malkovich, Moira Sinise, H.E. Bacchus and Terry Kinney. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Wally Shawn


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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I was making my living from a joke about my appearance that I didn't understand, and in a way still don't, because when I look in a mirror it doesn't seem funny to me. See more »


Has a younger sister named Mary who has been institutionalized since the mid-1950s, when she was six. Mary was diagnosed with what were then referred to as mental retardation and "infantile schizophrenia", the former term for the condition now diagnosed under the name "autism". See more »


Distinctive high, clipped, lisping speaking voice See more »

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