Chill Wills

Born:  July 18, 1902, Seagoville, Texas


1934:  It’s A Gift

1935:  Bar 20 Rides Again

1936:  Anything Goes, Hideaway Girl

1937:  Way Out West, Nobody’s Baby

1938:  Block-Heads, Lawless Valley

1939:  Arizona Legion, Trouble In Sundown, Sorority House, Racketeers of the Range, Timber Stampede, The Day The Bookies Wept, Allegheny Uprising

1940:  Boom Town, The Westerner, Wyoming, Sky Murder, Tugboat Annie Sails Again

1941:  Western Union, The Bad Man, Billy The Kid, Belle Starr, Honky Tonk

1942:  The Bugle Sounds, Tarzan’s New York Adventure, Her Cardboard Lover, The Omaha Trail, Apache Trail, Stand By For Action

1943:  A Stranger In Town, Best Foot Forward

1944:  See Here Private Hargrove, Rationing, Barbary Coast Gent, Meet Me In St. Louis, I’ll Be Seeing You, Sunday Dinner For A Soldier

1945:  What Next Corporal Hargrove, Leave Her To Heaven

1946:  The Harvey Girls, Gallant Bess, The Yearling

1947:  High Barbaree, Heartaches

1948:  The Sainted Sisters, Northwest Stampede, The Saxon Charm, Family Honeymoon, Loaded Pistols, That Wonderful Urge

1949:  Red Canyon, Tulsa

1950:  The Sundowners, Francis, Rock Island Trail, Stella, High Lonesome, Rio Grande

1951:  Oh Susanna, Francis Goes To The Races, Cattle Drive, The Sea Hornet

1952:  Bronco Buster, Francis Goes To West Point, Ride The Man Down

1953:  Small Town Girl, Francis Covers The Big Town, City That Never Sleeps, The Man From The Alamo, Tumbleweed

1954:  Francis Joins The WACS, Ricochet Romance, Hell’s Outpost

1955:  Timberjack, Kentucky Rifle, Francis In The Navy

1956:  Santiago, Giant

1957:  Gun For A Coward, Gun Glory

1958:  From Hell To Texas

1959:  The Sad Horse

1960:  The Alamo  (Oscar Nomination: Best Supporting Actor), Where the Boys Are

1961:  Gold of the Seven Saints, The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, The Deadly Companions

1962:  Young Guns Of Texas

1963:  McLintock!, The Wheeler Dealers, The Cardinal

1965:  The Rounders

1966:  Fireball 500

1969:  Big Daddy

1970:  The Liberation of L.B. Jones

1971:  The Steagle

1973:  Guns of a Stranger, Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid

1977:  Mr. Billion, Poco Little Dog Lost


Died:  December 15, 1978, Encino, California.