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William 'Wee Willie' Davis

William "Wee Willie" Davis (1906–1981) was an American film actor. He had previously been a wrestler. He worked in the Jefferson County Jail in Louisville in 1972-75 as the gym guard. He was also an engineer and contributed to the invention of the Glowmeter, an early Heads up display that projected a cars speed onto the windshield. A fellow wrestler, Prince Ilaki Ibn Ali Hassan (whose real name was Agisilaki Mihalakis) who also fought as the Mad Greek was the primary inventor.


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Born:
Dec 7, 1906
Movie/TV Credits:
12
First Appeared:
In the movie Reap the Wild Wind 1942-03-26
Latest Project:
Movie To Catch a Thief 1955-08-03
Known For
Poster of To Catch a Thief
Poster of Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion
Poster of Samson and Delilah
Poster of Gentleman Jim
Filmography
Movie To Catch a Thief Big Man in Kitchen (uncredited) 1955-08-03
Movie The Asphalt Jungle Timmons 1950-06-01
Movie Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion Abdullah 1950-08-05
Movie Samson and Delilah Garmiskar 1949-12-21
Movie Having Wonderful Crime Zacharias, the Porter 1945-04-12
Movie Wildfire Henchman Moose Harris (as 'Wee Willie' Davis) 1945-07-18
Movie Pursuit to Algiers Gubek 1945-10-26
Movie Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Arab Giant (uncredited) 1944-01-14
Movie Above Suspicion Hans - Aschenhausen's Man (uncredited) 1943-05-31
Movie Reap the Wild Wind The Lamb 1942-03-26
Movie Gentleman Jim Flannagan (uncredited) 1942-11-14
Movie Arabian Nights Valda 1942-12-25
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