Date of Birth:
29 January 1880
W.C. Fields played in 6 movies in the Comedy, Short, Music, Sport, Drama genres.
W.C. Fields got succeed with average imdb rating 6.9.
William Claude Dukenfield was the eldest of five children born to Cockney immigrant James Dukenfield and Philadelphia native Kate Felton. He went to school for four years, then quit to work with his father selling vegetables from a horse cart. At eleven, after many fights with his alcoholic father (who hit him on the head with a shovel), he ran away from home. For a while he lived in a hole in the ground, depending on stolen food and clothing. He was often beaten and spent nights in jail. His fi... Read more