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Sir George Cathcart No. 617

W. C.  Fields.  (1880–1946)


Stage name of William Claude Dukenfield







US actor and screenwriter. His distinctive speech and professed attitudes such as hatred of children and dogs gained him enormous popularity in such films as David Copperfield 1935, My Little Chickadee (co-written with Mae West) and The Bank Dick both 1940, and Never Give a Sucker an Even Break 1941.


Originally a vaudeville performer, he incorporated his former stage routines, such as juggling and pool playing, into his films. He was also a popular radio performer.



Bro.  William  was  a  member  of  E.  Coppee  Mitchel  Lodge  No.605  Philadelphia.


Received  all  three  degrees  on  May  20th.  1907,  probably  by  special  dispensation.


Stamps  Issued:-  U.S.A.  1980.  S.G.  No.1777.