Wallace Shawn

Wallace Shawn


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 12-11-1943
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Wally Shawn
    Wallace Michael Shawn

  • Popularity: 10.32
  • Homepage: N/A


Wallace Shawn (born November 12, 1943) is an American actor, voice actor, playwright, essayist and comedian. His film roles have included those of Wally Shawn in My Dinner with Andre, Vizzini in The Princess Bride, Mr. Hall in Clueless and Rex in the Toy Story franchise. He has also appeared in a variety of television series, including recurring roles as Cyrus Rose in Gossip Girl and as Grand Nagus Zek in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. His plays include The Designated Mourner, Aunt Dan and Lemon and Grasses of a Thousand Colors. He also co-wrote the screenplay for My Dinner with Andre and he scripted A Master Builder, a film adaptation of of the play by Henrik Ibsen, which he also starred in. His book Essays was published in 2009 by Haymarket Books.




Year Movie Character
1981 My Dinner with Andre as Wally Shawn
1994 Vanya on 42nd Street as Vanya
2012 Partysaurus Rex as Rex (voice)
2020 Rifkin's Festival as Mort Rifkin
1995 The Wife as Cosmo
2013 Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner as Himself
1998 Noah
2013 A Master Builder as Halvard Solness
2015 Halloween Panic! as Gary
1983 How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days as Professor Silverfish
1995 Just Like Dad as Stan Spiegel
2014 The Fog of Courage as The Farmer
1988 The Moderns as Oiseau
1992 The Double 0 Kid as Cashpot
2004 Karroll's Christmas
2014 The Double as Mr. Papadopoulos
1983 The First Time as Jules Goldfarb
2014 Christmas at Cartwright's as Harry
2015 Robo-Dog as Mr. Willis
1992 Nickel & Dime as Everett Willits
2017 Cop and a Half: New Recruit as Principal Miller
1984 My Dinner with Louis as Interviewer
2020 Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made as Mr. Crocus
2006 Howard Zinn: Voices of a People's History of the United States as Self
2019 Forky Asks a Question: What Is Time? as Rex (voice)
2000 Buzz Lightyear Mission Logs - The Science of Adventure as Rex (voice)
2011 The Speed of Thought as Sandy
1989 She's Out of Control as Doctor Fishbinder
1987 Nice Girls Don't Explode as Ellen
1984 Crackers as Turtle
1997 Just Write as Arthur Blake
1980 Simon as Eric Van Dongen
2021 Waiting for Godot as Lucky
1995 Toy Story as Rex (voice)
2010 Toy Story 3 as Rex (voice)
1999 My Favorite Martian as Dr. Elliott Coleye
1992 Mom and Dad Save the World as Sibor, Semage's Beau
2000 The Prime Gig as Gene
2012 Vamps as Dr. Van Helsing
2013 Admission as Clearence
2011 Small Fry as Rex (voice)
1982 A Little Sex as Oliver
2008 Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King as Mr. Gibbles (voice)
1985 Heaven Help Us as Father Abruzzi
1984 Micki & Maude as Dr. Elliot Fibel
1997 Critical Care as Furnaceman
1987 The Bedroom Window as Henderson's Attorney
1983 Strange Invaders as Earl
2011 Hawaiian Vacation as Rex (voice)
2002 Personal Velocity as Mr. Gelb
1983 Saigon: Year Of The Cat as Frank Judd
2017 Another Kind of Wedding as Albert
1999 Toy Story 2 as Rex the Green Dinosaur (voice)
1987 The Princess Bride as Vizzini
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Horatio Byrd
2004 Melinda and Melinda as Sy
1987 Prick Up Your Ears as John Lahr
2006 Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers as Barnacle Paul (voice)
1983 Lovesick as Otto Jaffe
2013 Toy Story of Terror! as Rex (Voice)
2003 The Haunted Mansion as Ezra
1996 House Arrest as Victor Finley
2016 Maggie's Plan as Kliegler
1989 Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills as Howard
2020 A Virtual Princess Bride Reunion as Vizzini
1984 The Hotel New Hampshire as Freud
2004 The Incredibles as Gilbert Huph (voice)
1989 We're No Angels as Translator
2017 Animal Crackers as Mr. Woodley (voice)
2017 The Only Living Boy in New York as David
1983 Deal of the Century as Harold DeVoto
2009 Capitalism: A Love Story as Self
2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl as Register's Reporter
2012 A Late Quartet as Gideon Rosen
2014 Toy Story That Time Forgot as Rex (voice)
2014 Don Peyote as Psychotherapist
1997 Vegas Vacation as Marty
2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore as Calico (voice)
2019 Marriage Story as Frank
1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story as Tarzan Chimp (voice)
1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 as Labrador MC (voice)
2004 Teacher's Pet as Principal Crosby Strickler (voice)
2015 Club Penguin Monster Beach Party as Gary the Gadget Guy (voice)
2006 Air Buddies as Billy (voice)
2001 As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride'
2021 The Addams Family 2 as Mr. Mustela (voice)
1995 Clueless as Mr. Wendell Hall
1985 Head Office as Mike Hoover
2003 Monte Walsh as Colonel Wilson
1995 A Goofy Movie as Principal Arthur Mazur (voice)
2003 Duplex as Herman
2018 Book Club as Dr. Derek
1980 Atlantic City as Waiter
1984 The Bostonians as Mr. Pardon
1996 The Story Behind 'Toy Story' as Himself
2018 What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Himself
1979 Manhattan as Jeremiah
1987 Radio Days as Masked Avenger
1993 The Meteor Man as Mr. Little
1995 Canadian Bacon as Canadian Prime Minister Clark MacDonald
2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion as George Bond
2007 Happily N'Ever After as Munk (voice)
1979 Starting Over as Workshop Member
2009 Jack and the Beanstalk as Booker / Broker / Lancealot Squarejaw
2005 Chicken Little as Principal Fetchit (voice)
1991 Shadows and Fog as Simon Carr
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins as Rex (voice)
2007 Strange Culture as Self
2010 Furry Vengeance as Dr. Christian Burr (uncredited)
2019 Toy Story 4 as Rex (voice)
2015 Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond as Self (archive footage)
1993 The Cemetery Club as Larry
1981 Cheaper to Keep Her as Mugger
2007 Southland Tales as Baron Von Westphalen
2009 Jack and the Beanstalk as Broker / Booker / Lancelot Squarejaw
1979 All That Jazz as Assistant Insurance Man
2007 I Could Never Be Your Woman as Teacher
1995 Napoleon as Echidna (voice)
2020 Star Trek: Acid Party as Keldar (Archive Footage)
2007 I Could Never Be Your Woman as Math Teacher (uncredited)
2016 Starring Austin Pendleton
2013 A Master Builder
1981 My Dinner with Andre
1997 The Designated Mourner
2004 Marie and Bruce
1975 Our Late Night
2013 A Master Builder

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