Definition of W C Fields from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


W C Fields

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William Claude Fields (1879-1946) a US comic actor well known for his humorous remarks. He had a large nose and the characters he played often drank a lot of alcohol and hated children and dogs. He was in the Ziegfeld Follies on Broadway (1915-21) and often on radio. His films, some of which he wrote, include My Little Chickadee (1940) with Mae West, The Bank Dick (1940) and Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941).
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.
W C Fields