Character actor, Billy Gilbert, was born William Gilbert Barron on Sep 12, 1894 in Louisville, KY. Gilbert died at the age of 77 on Sep 23, 1971 in Hollywood, CA .
Billy Gilbert appeared in over 200 films, shorts and television shows. He played lots of comic villains, short-tempered businessmen, easily-exasperated foreigners, and was most famously a comic foil for Laurel and Hardy. He was particularly well-known for his comic sneeze routine -- and was the voice of Sneezy in the 1937 Disney animated classic Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs!(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
Mini Tribute Character Actor:By Annmarie Gatti on Sep 13, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Born September 13, 1894, Character Actor ! appeared in over 200 films, shorts and TV shows. He played lots of comic villains and was most famously a fabulous foil for Laurel & Hardy. He was particularly well-known for his comic sneeze routine — and was the voice ... Read full article
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Nanette: Oh, that sounds horrible!
Styles: Sounds horrible? It would be all right if you only had to listen to it. But you got to eat it!
Mr. Gilbert: [Leers at Stan and Ollie] While the Cat's away the Rats will play huh? Listen, I know where we can find a couple of beautiful blondes!
Mr. Gilbert: I know where there's a whole bunch of blondes!
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