Date of Birth:
3 April 1894
Dooley Wilson played in 1 movies in the Drama, Romance, War, Music genres.
Dooley Wilson got succeed with average imdb rating 8.8.
Did not know how to play the piano. In Casablanca, the piano was empty and the music came from a pianist located behind the camera.
Was on the board of directors of the Negro Actors Guild of America.
Though Wilson received only $350 per week for Casablanca (1942), the cost Paramount imposed on Warner Bros. for the loanout resulted in Wilson being the most expensive of Casablanca's supporting cast.
Dooley won the role of Sam over top contender Clarence Muse who later played Sam in a 1950s TV adaptation of "Casablanca."
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