Wally Cassell

About Wally Cassell

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: March 03, 1912
Birth Place:  Agrigento, Sicily, Italy, Italy
Occupation: Actor and businessman
Years active: 1942–1964
Spouse(s): Marcy McGuire (1947–2015)

Wally Cassell

Wally Cassell was born on March 03, 1912 in  Agrigento, Sicily, Italy, Italy, is Actor. Wally Cassell was born on March 3, 1912 in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy as Oswaldo Castellano. He was an actor, known for White Heat (1949), Story of G.I. Joe (1945) and Sands of Iwo Jima (1949). He was married to Marcy McGuire. He died on April 2, 2015 in Palm Desert, California, USA.
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As per our current Database, Wally Cassell has been died on April 2, 2015(2015-04-02) (aged 103)\nPalm Desert, California, U.S..

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When Wally Cassell die, Wally Cassell was 103 years old.

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Occupation Actor
Age 103 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 03, 1912 ( Agrigento, Sicily, Italy, Italy)
Birthday March 03
Town/City  Agrigento, Sicily, Italy, Italy
Nationality Italy

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Cassell began his film career in 1942, (Another source says, "He ... realized a childhood ambition to become an actor with a role in Labor Pains in 1937.") initially appearing in small, uncredited roles. Mickey Rooney, with whom Cassell appeared in the film noir Quicksand (1950), is credited with suggesting the change of name to Wally Cassell. Rooney is also credited with helping Cassell gain a screen test and a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.


His films include The Thin Man Goes Home (1945), The Story of G.I. Joe (1945), The Clock (1945), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946), Guilty (1947), Loves of Carmen (1948), Saigon (1948), Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), White Heat (1949),Quicksand (1950), City That Never Sleeps (1953), Island in the Sky (1953), Law and Order (1953), Princess of the Nile (1954), Until They Sail (1957), and I, MadMan (1989).


Cassell was married to Actress and singer Marcy McGuire (b,1926) from August 30, 1947, until his death. Cassell's daughter, Cindy Cassell, became an Actress. At age 13, she had the role of Pony Hutchinson in the Walt Disney Studios film Emil and the Detectives (1964).


Cassell later appeared in two syndicated programs starring Jim Davis: Stories of the Century, in the role of gunman Luke Short, and Rescue 8, as Johnny French in "One More Step." Cassell also guest-starred in several television series, including The Loretta Young Show (1955), Gunsmoke (1956), the 1959 premier episode of The Untouchables ("The Empty Chair"), Rawhide (1960), and The Beverly Hillbillies (1963).


Cassell retired from acting in 1964 and became a successful businessman.


Cassell died at the age of 103 at his home in Palm Desert, California on April 2, 2015. He was the last surviving actor in most of his films due to his longevity.

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